Quick answer
"Crop" is a noun which is often translated as "el cultivo", and "trim" is an adjective which is often translated as "esbelto". Learn more about the difference between "crop" and "trim" below.
crop(
krap
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agriculture)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(species grown)
The most popular crop in this region is avocados.El cultivo más popular de la región es el aguacate.
This severe drought is destroying the crops.Esta grave sequía está asolando los cultivos.
b. la cosecha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(produce)
This year's crop was really profitable.La cosecha de este año fue muy productiva.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. el buche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bird ate bread until his crop was full.El pájaro comió pan hasta tener el buche lleno.
3. (whip)
a. la fusta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I lost my crop to urge the pack animals.Perdí mi fusta para azuzar a las bestias de carga.
b. el mango
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(handle)
The crop of this whip is made of genuine leather.El mango de esta fusta está hecho de piel auténtica.
4. (batch)
a. la tanda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I am looking forward to watching this year's crop of summer movies.Tengo ganas de ver la tanda de este año de películas de verano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cut short)
a. cortar
She looked for a radical change and cropped her long hair.Buscaba un cambio radical y se cortó su larga melena.
b. rapar (close-cut)
Henry decided to crop his hair when he had lice.Henry decidió rapar su cabello cuando tuvo piojos.
6. (to trim)
a. recortar
He cropped the photo so it only showed both of us.Recortó la foto para que solo saliéramos nosotros dos.
7. (to graze on)
a. comer
The cows were cropping grass placidly.Las vacas comían pasto tranquilamente.
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trim(
trihm
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (slim)
a. esbelto
All the exercise you've been doing is showing. You look trim.Todo el ejercicio que vienes haciendo se nota. Te ves esbelto.
b. delgado
She watches what she eats and as a result, she's very trim.Cuida lo que come y como resultado, está muy delgada.
2. (neat)
a. bien cuidado
The garden looks so trim today. - The gardeners have been here all day.El jardín se ve muy bien cuidado hoy. - Los jardineros estuvieron todo el día.
b. elegante
I bought a hat for my dad with trim lines.Compré un sombrero para mi papá con líneas elegantes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to clip)
a. recortar
I have to trim my mustache once a week.Tengo que recortar mi bigote una vez a la semana.
b. cortar
It looks like it's way past time for you to trim your hair.Parece que ya te urge cortar el cabello.
c. quitar
I asked the butcher to trim the fat before he packaged up the meat.Le pedí al carnicero que quitara la grasa antes de empaquetar la carne.
d. podar (plants)
The gardeners are going to trim the hedges today.Los jardineros van a podar los setos hoy.
4. (to reduce)
a. recortar
We're trimming our prices in all of our stores.Estamos recortando los precios en todas nuestras tiendas.
b. reducir
Switching to LED bulbs will trim our electric bill.Intercambiar estos focos por unos LED reducirá nuestra factura de luz.
5. (to slim)
a. adelgazar
Sheila trimmed her thighs with some simple exercises.Sheila adelgazó los muslos con unos ejercicios sencillos.
6. (to decorate)
a. adornar
Katie trimmed her black hat with a silvery grey material.Katie adornó su sombrero negro con un material gris plateado.
b. decorar
The children trimmed the tree with homemade decorations.Los niños decoraron el árbol con adornos caseros.
c. ribetear
She trimmed her pink dress with a thin black strip along the hem.Ribeteó el vestido rosa con una tira delgada negra en el dobladillo.
7. (nautical)
a. orientar (sails)
You can't control the wind, but you can always trim the sails.No se puede controlar el viento, pero siempre se puede orientar las velas.
b. equilibrar (ship)
Our dog knows where to sit in order to trim the canoe.Nuestro perro sabe dónde sentarse para equilibrar la canoa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (cut)
a. el recorte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It looks like you could use a trim around the ears.Parece que necesitas un recorte alrededor de las orejas.
9. (good physical condition)
a. el buen estado fïsico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gerardo keeps trim by running every day.Gerardo se mantiene en buen estado físico corriendo todos los días.
b. el buen estado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It takes work to stay in trim.Se requiere de trabajo para mantenerse en buen estado.
c. las buenas condiciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She got into trim with a combination of diet and exercise.Llegó a estar en buenas condiciones con una combinación de dieta y ejercicio.
d. la forma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Silvia stays in trim walking her dog and taking care of her son.Silvia se mantiene en forma sacando su perro a caminar y cuidando a su hijo.
10. (decoration)
a. los adornos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She wore a tutu with colorful trim for the ballet recital.Se puso un tutú con adornos coloridos para el recital de ballet.
b. el ribete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her coat has a faux fur trim.Su abrigo tiene un ribete de pelaje de imitación.
c. las molduras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of wood)
The carpenter made a custom trim for the living room ceiling.El carpintero hizo unas molduras a medida para el techo de la sala.
d. el embellecedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on a car)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
They stole the trim off my car's side view mirror.Me robaron el embellecedor del retrovisor del coche.
e. la tapicería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in a car)
I got all new trim in the car once my kids were old enough not to mess it up.Compré nueva tapicería para el coche una vez que mis hijos tuvieran la edad suficiente para no estropearla.
11. (nautical)
a. el asiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Modern ships use water ballast to maintain the trim of the vessel.Los buques modernos utilzan aguas de lastre para mantener el asiento del navío.
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