gravel
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gravel(
grah
-
vuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rock fragments)
a. la grava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(coarse)
There was a lot of loose gravel on the road.Había mucha grava suelta en la carretera.
b. la gravilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fine)
You can use gravel to make a path in your garden.Puedes usar gravilla para hacer un sendero en el jardín.
2. (medicine)
a. la arenilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Drinking water helps to eliminate kidney gravel.Tomar agua ayuda a eliminar la arenilla renal.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cover in gravel)
a. cubrir de grava
They decided to gravel the driveway as it was cheaper than paving it.Decidieron cubrir de grava el camino de entrada porque era más barato que pavimentarlo.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to irritate)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. irritar
I don't know why I bother to visit her because she always manages to gravel me with her entrenched views.No sé por qué me molesto en ir a verla porque siempre consigue irritarme con sus arraigados prejuicios.
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gravel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la grava f, gravilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
gravel pathcamino de grava
gravel pityacimiento de grava, gravera f
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gravel [ˈɡrævəl]
noun
grava (f); gravilla (f)
modifier
gravel bed (n) gravera (f)
gravel path (n) camino (m) de grava
gravel pit (n) gravera (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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