desguazar

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desguazar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to dismantle)
a. to break up
La naviera desguazó un barco que llevaba treinta años en servicio.The shipping company broke up a ship that had been in service for thirty years.
b. to scrap
¿Van a desguazar este avión? - No, lo van a conservar tal cual. Es una pieza de museo.Are they going to scrap this plane? - No, they're going to keep it as it is. It's a museum piece.
2. (carpentry)
a. to rough-hew
El carpintero se sirvió de su hacha para desguazar el madero.The carpenter used his axe to rough-hew the piece of timber.
b. to dress
Si queremos usar esa madera para hacer la mesa, tenemos que desguazarla antes.If we want to use that wood to make the table, we need to dress it first.
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desguazar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (automóvil)
a. to scrap
2. (buque)
a. to break up
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desguazar
transitive verb
1 (desmantelar) [+barco] to break up; scrap; [+coche, avión] to scrap
2 [+madera] to dress; rough-hew
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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