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"Envasado" is a noun which is often translated as "packing", and "embalado" is a noun which is also often translated as "packing". Learn more about the difference between "envasado" and "embalado" below.
envasado(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of packing)
a. packing
La fábrica se quedó sin cajas y el proceso de envasado se retrasó dos horas.The factory ran out of boxes and the packing process was delayed by two hours.
b. packaging
El productor también se ocupa del envasado del producto antes de que se envíe.The producer also deals with the packaging of the product before it's shipped.
c. bottling (in bottles)
El envasado de la cerveza en la fábrica se efectúa mediante máquinas.The bottling of the beer at the brewery is done by machines.
d. canning (in cans)
Luego del envasado, las latas son transportadas a la imprenta, donde les ponen las etiquetas.After the canning, the cans are transported to the printer's, where the labels are applied.
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embalado(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of packing)
a. packing
Después de que se ha hecho el embalado, la mercancía se transporta a los centros de distribución.After the packing has been completed, the merchandise is transported to distribution centers.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drugged)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. high
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El asaltante estaba borracho y embalado cuando robó la tienda.The thief was drunk and high when he robbed the store.
3. (wrapped)
a. packaged
Las copas ya están embaladas en cajas de cartón.The glasses are already packaged in cardboard boxes.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fast)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Un hombre salvó al niño de que lo atropellara el coche que pasó embalado.A man save the boy from being hit by the hurtling car.
Jaime venía embalado y chocó contra un poste.Jaime was racing and crashed into a post.
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