la toba
-the tuff
See the entry for toba.

toba

toba(
toh
-
bah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (mineral)
a. tuff
La toba que sale del volcán se ha utilizado para la construcción de casas e iglesias.The tuff that comes out of the volcano has been used for the construction of houses and churches.
2. (dentistry)
a. tartar
Los dentistas recomiendan usar hilo dental para evitar la acumulación de toba.Dentists recommend using floss to avoid tartar buildup.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(light blow with the fingers)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. flick
David se enojó cuando su papá le dio una toba en la nariz.David got mad when his dad gave him a flick on the nose.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cigarette butt)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ahí hay un cenicero. ¿Por qué tiras la toba al piso?There's an ashtray right there. Why do you throw the butt on the floor?
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toba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. flick
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toba
1 (colilla) dog-end (muy_familiar)
2 (puñetazo) punch; bash (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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