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corteza
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corteza(
kohr
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teh
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. bark
Los robles tienen una corteza rugosa, pero los cerezos tienen una corteza lisa.Oak trees have a rugged bark, but cherry trees have a smooth bark.
2. (culinary)
a. crust
A mi hijo le gusta quitarle la corteza al pan de sus sándwiches.My son likes his sandwich bread without the crust.
b. rind
Los quesos madurados por largos periodos tienen la corteza más dura.Cheeses aged for longer periods will have a harder rind.
c. peel
Por favor, pon la corteza de la naranja en la basura.Please, put the orange peels in the trashcan.
3. (anatomy)
a. cortex
Una lesión en tu corteza motora primaria está causando que tus manos tiemblen.A lesion on your primary motor cortex is causing the tremor in your hands.
4. (geology)
a. crust
Los terremotos ocurren cuando la placas de la corteza terrestre chocan entre sí.Earthquakes happen when the plaques of the earth's crust crash into each other.
5. (external appearence)
a. outside
Él es duro solo de corteza, en realidad, es un hombre muy tierno.He is tough only on the outside; in reality, he is a very sweet guy.
b. thick skin
Los problemas de la vida le dieron una corteza contra el sufrimiento.Life's problems have given him a thick skin.
cortezas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. pork rind
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
He comido tantas cortezas últimamente que mi colesterol está por las nubes.I've eaten so many pork rinds lately, that my cholesterol skyrocketed.
b. pork scratching (United Kingdom)
Estoy haciendo un delicioso plato de lentejas con cortezas.I'm cooking a delicious lentil and pork scratching dish.
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corteza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (del árbol)
a. bark
2. (de pan)
a. crust
3. (de queso, tocino, limón)
a. rind
4. (de naranja)
a. peel
cortezas de cerdopork scratchings
5. (geology)
a. crust
6. (anatomy)
a. cortex
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corteza
1 [de árbol] bark
el corcho no es más que la corteza del alcornoque
[de pan] crust; [de fruta] peel; skin; [de queso, tocino] rind
se añade una corteza de limón add a bit of lemon peel
corteza cerebral cerebral cortex
corteza de cerdo pork rind
Para abrir boca, maese Lucas les ofrecerá sus sabrosas cortezas de cerdo, seguidas de unos pinchos de tortilla.
corteza terrestre earth's crust
2 (exterior) outside; outward appearance
la corteza no nos deja ver que tipo de persona es
3 (grosería) roughness; coarseness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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