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horma
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horma(
ohr
-
mah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (container) (Andes)
a. mold
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La horma donde hicimos el bizcocho era redondeada.The mold we baked the cake in was round.
b. mould (United Kingdom)
Las magdalenas son cuadradas porque la horma tenía esa forma.The cupcakes are square because that was the shape of the mould.
2. (shoe-shaped device)
a. last (for making shoes)
La horma de los zapatos suele estar hecha de madera.Shoe lasts are usually made of wood.
b. shoe tree (for stretching shoes)
El zapatero ensanchó el mocasín con la horma.The shoemaker used a shoe tree to stretch the moccasin.
3. (hat-shaped mold)
a. hat block
La horma de este modelo de sombrero de copa tiene 22,5 centímetros de altura.The hat block for this top hat style is 22.5 centimeters tall.
4. (stone structure)
a. dry stone wall
Las hormas que rodean la casa se construyeron hace más de 100 años.The dry stone walls around the house were built over 100 years ago.
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horma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (molde)
a. mold, pattern
2. (de zapatos)
a. shoe tree
3. (de sombrero)
a. hat block
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
encontrar la horma de su zapatoto meet one's match
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horma
1 (Técnica) form; mould; mold; (EEUU) [de calzado] last; shoetree
encontrar(se) con la horma de su zapato to meet one's match
horma de sombrero hat block
2 (muro) dry-stone wall
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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