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"Icing" is a noun which is often translated as "el glaseado", and "frosting" is a noun which is also often translated as "el glaseado". Learn more about the difference between "icing" and "frosting" below.
icing(
ay
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sihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el glaseado
(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).
(thin)
She prepared some icing to spread on the cookies.Preparó glaseado para esparcir sobre las galletas.
b. el baño
(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).
(thin)
The cake was topped with chocolate ganache icing and strawberries.El pastel estaba cubierto con un baño de ganache de chocolate y fresas.
2. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la cobertura
(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).
A classic buttercream icing is the perfect way to top cakes.Una cobertura de crema de mantequilla es la mejor manera de cubrir un pastel.
3. (act of freezing)
a. la formación de hielo
(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).
We'll see some icing on the roads as temperatures drop below freezing.Veremos algo de formación de hielo en las calles cuando la temperatura caiga por debajo del punto de congelación.
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frosting(
fras
-
tihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el glaseado
(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).
I made pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.Hice magdalenas de calabaza con glaseado de queso crema.
b. la cobertura
(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 had a lemon cake with lemon butter frosting for my birthday.Tuve un pastel de limón con una cobertura de mantequilla de limón en mi cumpleaños.
c. el baño
(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).
Lulu made a chocolate biscuit cake with a strawberry chocolate frosting.Lulú preparó una tarta de galletas de chocolate con un baño de chocolate y frutillas.
d. el betún
(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).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
There was a cake with roses made of buttercream frosting at the wedding.Había un pastel con rosas hechas de betún de mantequilla en la boda.
2. (glass)
a. el esmerilado
(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).
We applied a frosting to the shower door.Aplicamos un esmerilado a la puerta de la regadera.
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