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trapiche

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trapiche(
trah
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pee
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cheh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grinding machine)
a. sugar mill (sugar)
La caña se introduce en el trapiche para obtener el azúcar cristalizada.The sugar cane is put into the sugar mill to yield the crystallized sugar.
b. olive press (olives)
Esta región tiene trapiches suficientes para producir aceite de oliva para exportar.This region has enough olive presses to produce olive oil for export.
2. (crushing machine)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. crusher (minerals)
El oro de la mina se extrajo con un trapiche.The gold from the mine was extracted with a crusher.
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trapiche
1 (para aceite de oliva) olive-oil press; (para azúcar) sugar mill
2 (And) (S. Cone) (Minería) ore crusher
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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