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anillo
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (circular object)
a. ring
El collar del caniche estaba hecho con hilo de color turquesa, perlas y anillos de plata.The poodle's collar was made with turquoise yarn, pearls, and silver rings.
2. (jewelry)
a. ring
Cuando cumplí quince me regalaron un anillo de oro.When I turned fifteen, I was given a gold ring.
3. (astronomy)
a. ring
Los anillos de Saturno se pueden ver a través de un telescopio potente.Saturn's rings can be seen through a powerful telescope.
4. (transport)
a. loop
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El anillo 286 está cerrado al tránsito por reparaciones.Loop 286 is closed to traffic for repairs.
b. ring (United Kingdom)
Vivimos cerca del anillo noroeste.We live close to the northwest ring.
5. (animal anatomy)
a. ring
La lombriz de tierra que atrapé tenía 20 anillos en su cuerpo.The nightcrawler I caught had 20 rings on its body.
b. annulus
Pude ver los anillos de la sanguijuela a través del microscopio.I could see the leech's annuli through the microscope.
6. (botany)
a. ring
La edad de los árboles se puede determinar por sus anillos.The age of trees can be determined from their rings.
7. (architecture)
a. annulet
Las columnas de la catedral tienen anillos a su alrededor.The cathedral's columns are encircled with annulets.
8. (heraldry)
a. annulet
Los anillos son emblemas que se utilizan con frecuencia en los escudos.Annulets are emblems commonly used in shields.
9. (washer)
a. ring
Nuestra fábrica elabora anillos metálicos para cilindros hidráulicos.Our factory produces metal rings for hydraulic cylinders.
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anillo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de dedo, cortina)
a. ring
anillo de bodawedding ring
2. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me viene como anillo al dedoit's just what I needed
me vienes como anillo al dedo, necesitaba un fontanerohow lucky that you should have come, I was looking for a plumber!
3. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no se me van a caer los anillosit won't hurt me (to do it)
anillo de compromiso o de pedidaengagement ring
4. (zoology)
a. annulus
5. (de planeta)
a. ring
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anillo
(gen) ring; [de puro] cigar band
no creo que se me caigan los anillos por eso I don't feel it's in any way beneath my dignity; venir como anillo al dedo to be just right; suit to a T
anillo de boda wedding ring
anillo de compromiso engagement ring
anillo de crecimiento growth ring
anillo de pedida engagement ring
anillo pastoral bishop's ring
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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