belt

belt(
behlt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (clothing)
a. el cinturón
(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).
(M)
I need a belt for my trousers otherwise they will fall down.Necesito un cinturón para mis pantalones o se me caerán.
b. la faja
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I like my belt to match my shoes.Me gusta llevar una faja que combine con los zapatos.
c. la correa
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I only wear leather belts.Solamente uso correas de cuero.
2. (mechanics)
a. la correa
(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).
(F)
A belt carries the bottles to boxes for shipping.Una correa transporta las botellas hasta las cajas para su envío.
b. la banda
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
My suitcase came last on the conveyer belt.Mi petaca fue la última en salir en la banda transportadora.
3. (security)
a. el cinturón
(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).
(M)
Please fasten your seat belts.Por favor, abróchense los cinturones de seguridad.
4. (area)
a. la zona
(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).
(F)
The shore is surrounded by a belt of reed.La orilla está rodeada por una zona de cañas.
b. el cinturón
(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).
(M)
(green or industrial)
A green belt was created around London in order to prevent the spread of the city.Se creó un cinturón verde alrededor de Londres para evitar que se expandiera la ciudad.
5. (sports)
a. el cinturón
(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).
(M)
He's a black belt in tae kwon do.Es cinturón negro de taekwondo.
b. el cinto
(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).
(M)
She became a brown belt in judo.Se hizo cinto marrón de judo.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(blow)
a. el porrazo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He gave the ball such a belt that it flew over the fence.Le dio tal porrazo a la pelota que voló por encima de la valla.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. dar un tortazo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He belted him on the chin.Le dio un tortazo en el mentón.
b. dar un trancazo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He belted him several times.Le dio repetidos trancazos.
c. zurrar con el cinturón
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Back then it wasn't uncommon for fathers to belt their children.En aquel entonces no era raro que los padres zurraran a sus hijos con el cinturón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to move quickly)
a. ir pitando
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She belted out of the house.Se fue pitando de la casa.
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belt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for trousers)
a. la cinturón m, correa
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
to tighten one's beltapretarse el cinturón
3. (fig)
a.
now that I've got some experience under my beltahora que tengo algo de experiencia a mis espaldas
to hit somebody below the beltdar un golpe bajo a alguien
4. (fig)
a.
that was a bit below the belt!¡eso ha sido un golpe bajo!
5. (of machine)
a. la correa
(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).
(F)
6. (of land)
a. el franja f, cinturón
(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).
(M)
7. (colloquial)
a. el golpetazo
(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).
(M)
(blow)
to give somebody a beltdar a alguien un golpetazo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
8. (hit)
a. dar un golpetazo a
9. (with belt)
a. dar correazos a
10. (ball)
a. pegar un cañonazo a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
11. (colloquial)
a. (move quickly)
to belt alongir a toda pastilla or
she belted down the stairsbajó las escaleras a toda pastilla or
belt [belt]
noun
1 (garment) cinturón (m); fajo (m); (Méx) (seat belt) cinturón (m) de seguridad
to tighten one's belt apretarse el cinturón
that was below the belt ese fue un golpe bajo
he has three novels under his belt tiene tres novelas en su haber
it was a belt-and-braces job se tomaron todas las precauciones posibles
2 (Téc) (conveyor belt etc) correa (f); cinta (f)
3 (Geog) (zone) zona (f)
industrial belt cinturón (m) industrial
transitive verb
(thrash) zurrar (con correa)
he belted me one (slap) me dio una torta (informal); (punch) me dio un mamporro (informal)
intransitive verb
(Britain) (rush)
he belted into the room entró pitando en la habitación (informal)
as we belted along the road ...
he belted down the street salió pitando por la calle abajo (informal); to belt past pasar como una bala
modifier
belt bag (n) riñonera (f)
Made from tough, heavy duty waterproof nylon, the Belt Bag comes with three fixed zip top pockets plus a smaller one on the outside useful for storing money, licences, etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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