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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. (electrical appliance)
a. iron
Usa la plancha para quitarle las arrugas a tu blusa.Use the iron to take the creases out of your blouse.
2. (culinary)
a. griddle
La plancha nueva no necesita aceite para hacer la carne.The new griddle doesn't need oil to cook meat on it.
3. (action of ironing)
a. ironing
La plancha me quita un par de horas todos los sábados.I spend a couple of hours ironing every Saturday.
4. (metal piece)
a. sheet
Vamos a poner una plancha de acero en el tejado antes de que llueva.We are going to put a steel sheet on the roof before it rains.
5. (printing piece)
a. plate
El museo expone planchas de imprenta de madera de la Edad Media.The museum exhibits wooden print plates from the Middle Ages.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. mistake
Vaya plancha cometiste en el examen.What a mistake you made on the test.
b. boob
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(United Kingdom)
Esa es la última vez que cometo una plancha así en un examen.That is the last time I make a boob like that on a test.
7. (hairdressing appliance)
a. hair straightener
Solo usa la plancha si es una ocasión especial.I only use my hair straightener if it's a special occasion.
8. (excercise pose)
a. plank
¿Ya aprendieron a hacer la plancha en clase?Have you learned how to do a plank in class yet?
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para planchar)
a. iron
pasar la plancha a algoto give something a quick iron
odio la planchaI hate ironing
esas camisas necesitan una planchathose shirts need ironing
plancha de vaporsteam iron
2. (para cocinar)
a. grill
a la planchagrilled
3. (placa)
a. plate
4. (de madera)
a. sheet
5. (colloquial)
a. boob, blunder
6. (en fútbol)
a. dangerous tackle
7. (printing)
a. plate
8. (al nadar)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hacer la planchato float on one's back
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1 (lámina) plate; sheet; (losa) slab; (Tipografía) plate; (Náutica) gangway; (Med) dental plate
hacer la plancha [+bañista] to float
2 (utensilio) iron; (acción) ironing; [de traje] pressing; (ropa para planchar) ironing
plancha a o de vapor steam iron
plancha eléctrica electric iron
3 (Culin) grill; (S. Cone) griddle pan
a la plancha grilled; pescado a la plancha grilled fish
4 (ejercicio) press-up
5 (error) bloomer (familiar)
hacer o tirarse una plancha to drop a clanger (muy_familiar); put one's foot in it
pasar plancha (S. Cone) to be embarrassed
6 (Dep) dive
entrada en plancha sliding tackle; lanzarse en plancha to dive (for the ball); cabecear en plancha to do a diving header
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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