la grasa
-the fat
See the entry for grasa.

grasa

grasa(
grah
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fatty tissue)
a. fat
Está siguiendo una dieta baja en grasa.She's following a low-fat diet.
2. (oily substance)
a. grease
Este detergente corta la grasa mejor que todos.This detergent cuts the grease better than all the rest.
3. (lubricant)
a. grease
Necesito ponerle grasa a los frenos para que dejen de rechinar.I need to put grease on my brakes so they don't squeak.
4. (polish)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. shoe polish
El boleador aplicó la grasa y se puso a trabajar.The shoeshine applied the shoe polish and got to work.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(common) (Southern Cone)
a. low-class
La gente grasa se junta allí en esa esquina.Low-class people hang out on that corner.
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grasa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (en comestibles)
a. fat
2. (de cerdo)
a. lard
grasa vegetalvegetable fat
3. (lubricante)
a. grease, oil
4. (suciedad)
a. grease
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grasa
1 [de alimentos] fat
alimentos bajos en grasas low-fat foods; reducir el consumo de grasas to cut down on fatty foods; tener mucha grasa [+carne] to be fatty; [+guiso, plato] to be (very) greasy
grasa de ballena blubber
grasa de pescado fish oil
grasa no saturada unsaturated fat
grasa saturada saturated fat
grasa vegetal vegetable fat
2 (Anatomía) fat
eliminar grasas to get rid of fat
Es el método más eficaz para eliminar pequeños acúmulos de grasa localizada que se resisten a otros tratamientos tanto para eliminar grasa superflua como para remodelar la figura de la pierna tener mucha grasa
3 (suciedad) grease
la cocina está llena de grasa the kitchen is really greasy
4 (Automóviles) (Mecánica) (lubrificante) grease
grasa para ejes axle grease
5 (México) (para el calzado) shoe polish
6 (Arg) working-class person
7 grasas (escorias) slag
singular
; (s)
adjective
1 (Arg) (torpe) stupid; slow
2 (S. Cone) common
es un grasa (S. Cone) he's common
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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