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aparejo
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aparejo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (nautical)
a. rigging
El barco tiene casco pequeño y aparejo latino con una vela triangular.The boat has a small hull and latin rigging with one triangular sail.
2. (horseback riding)
a. tack
Cathy trabaja en el establo y está encargada de alistar el aparejo de los caballos.Cathy works at the stables and is in charge of getting the horse's tack ready.
b. harness
El cochero le puso el aparejo al caballo para que jalara el coche.The coachman put the harness on the horse so it could pull the carriage.
3. (architecture)
a. bond
El arquitecto demostró los diferentes tipos de aparejo de ladrillo que se pueden usar en la fachada del edificio.The architect showed the different types of brick bond that could be used for the facade of the building.
b. bonding
El antiguo muro fue construido con aparejo de piedra irregular.The old wall was built with an irregular stone bonding.
4. (lifting gear)
a. block and tackle
Los agentes de mudanzas utilizaron un aparejo para subir el piano hasta la ventana del apartamento.The movers used a block and tackle to lift the piano up to the apartment window.
5. (fishing)
a. tackle
Martín salió en su lancha pero olvidó llevar la caja con el aparejo para pescar.Martin went out on his boat but forgot to take the box with the fishing tackle.
6. (fine arts)
a. sizing
El aparejo del lienzo ayuda a preservar los colores del cuadro.Sizing of the canvas helps to preserve the colors in a painting.
b. priming
Hoy termino el aparejo del cuadro y mañana comienzo a pintarlo.I'll finish the priming today and start painting tomorrow.
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aparejo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de caballerías)
a. harness
2. (de pesca)
a. tackle
3. (technology)
a. block and tackle
4. (nautical)
a. rigging
aparejosequipment
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aparejo
1 (acto) preparation
2 (herramientas) gear; equipment
3 [de caballería] (arreos) harness; (Centroamérica) (México) (silla) saddle; (And) (silla de mujer) woman's saddle
4 (Pesca)
aparejo de anzuelos set of hooks
aparejos de pesca fishing tackle
5 (poleas) lifting gear; block and tackle
6 (Náutica) rigging
7 (Archit) bond; bonding
8 (Arte) sizing; priming
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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