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sarro
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sarro(
sah
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rroh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (odontology)
a. plaque
La dentista me quitó el sarro de los dientes frontales.The dentist removed the plaque from my front teeth.
b. tartar
Se comenzó a formar sarro en mis dientes porque no me los cepillaba a menudo.Tartar began to build up on my teeth because I wasn't brushing them often.
c. fur (on the tongue)
Si te limpiaras el sarro de la lengua, se acabaría tu problema con el mal aliento.If you cleaned the fur from your tongue, your halitosis problem would go away.
2. (sediment)
a. scale
El calentador de agua no funciona bien porque tiene sarro en el fondo.The water heater is not working properly because of the scale on the bottom.
b. fur (United Kingdom)
Le quité el sarro a las cañerías viejas y ahora sale bien el agua.I removed the fur from the old pipes and now the water flows freely.
3. (botany)
a. rust
El jardinero me recomendó un fungicida para acabar con el sarro de las rosas.The gardener recommended a fungicide to me that would put an end to the rust on the roses.
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sarro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de dientes)
a. tartar
2. (poso)
a. sediment
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sarro
1 (depósito) (en los dientes) tartar; plaque; (en la lengua) fur; (en una caldera) scale; fur
2 (Botánica) rust
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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