hatch(
hahch
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be born)
a. salir del cascarón
I think the ducklings are about to hatch.Creo que los patitos están a punto de salir del cascarón.
The chicks hatched this morning in the incubator.Los polluelos salieron del cascarón esta mañana en la incubadora.
b. nacer
A couple of baby seagulls hatched in the bushes.Un par de crías de gaviota nacieron entre los arbustos.
2. (to open)
a. eclosionar
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(egg)
The eggs hatch approximatedly one week after the female has laid them.Los huevos eclosionan aproximadamente una semana después de haberlos puesto la hembra.
b. romperse (egg)
The egg hatched and the chick came out.El huevo se rompió y salió el pollito.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to incubate)
a. incubar
While the hen is hatching her eggs, she moves them so that heat is evenly distributed.Mientras incuba los huevos, la gallina los mueve para que el calor esté uniformemente repartido.
b. empollar
Ducks hatch their eggs for 30 days.Los patos empollan sus huevos durante 30 días.
4. (to plot)
a. tramar
The three thieves hatched a plan to rob a bank.Los tres ladrones tramaron un plan para atracar un banco.
b. idear
We need to hatch a plot to get out of here.Tenemos que idear un plan para salir de aquí.
5. (fine arts)
a. sombrear
You still need to hatch this tree a little bit more to give it some depth.Todavía tienes que sombrear este árbol un poco más para darle profundidad.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (opening)
a. la trampilla
(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).
(F)
When the police arrived, he disappeared through a hatch behind the counter.Cuando llegó la policía, desapareció por una trampilla que había detrás del mostrador.
b. la escotilla
(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).
(F)
(nautical)
Close the hatches! A storm's brewing!¡Cierra las escotillas! ¡Se avecina una tormenta!
7. (culinary)
a. el pasaplatos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The kitchen assistant passed the waitress the bowl of soup through the hatch.El pinche de cocina le pasó el bol de sopa a la camarera por el pasaplatos.
b. la ventanilla
(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).
(F)
The cook leaves the dishes on the hatch for the waiters to fetch and take to the tables.La cocinera deja los platos en la ventanilla para que los camareros los recojan y los lleven a las mesas.
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hatch
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (eggs)
a. incubar
to hatch a ploturdir un plan
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a.
the egg hatchedel pollo salió del cascarón
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hatch [hætʃ]
transitive verb
1 [+chick] empollar; [+egg] incubar
2 [+scheme] idear; [+plot] tramar
intransitive verb
[+chick] salir del huevo; [+insect, larva] eclosionar (formal)
the egg hatched el pollo rompió el cascarón y salió; those eggs never hatched esos huevos resultaron ser hueros
hatch [hætʃ]
noun
1 (Náut) escotilla (f)
2 (Britain) (serving hatch) ventanilla (f)
hatch [hætʃ]
transitive verb
(Art) sombrear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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