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remiendo

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remiendo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (repair)
a. mend
Para que el remiendo quede plano, hay que coser zurciendo.To get a flat mend, sew in a criss-cross fashion.
b. patch
La costurera le puso un remiendo a mis jeans.The seamstress sewed a patch on my jeans.
c. darn
Las medias del hombre eran viejas y llenas de remiendos.The man's socks were old and full of darns.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stopgap repair)
a. makeshift repair
Un remiendo en un circuito eléctrico desembocó en la muerte por electrocución de un trabajador.A makeshift repair of the electric circuit led to the death by electrocution of an employee.
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remiendo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (parche)
a. mend, darn
2. (colloquial)
a. patching up, makeshift mending
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remiendo
1 [de ropa] mending; (con parche) patching
2 (arreglo) mend; darn; (parche) patch
a remiendos piecemeal; echar un remiendo a algo (coser) to darn sth; (poner un parche) to patch sth; put a patch on sth
3 (corrección) correction
4 (Med) improvement
5 (Zoología) spot; patch
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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