raso
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raso(
rrah
-
soh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (even)
a. level
Añada una cucharilla rasa de azúcar y agite bien en una coctelera con abundante hielo.Add a level teaspoonful of sugar and shake well in a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice.
b. flat
Después del bombardeo, el terreno raso tenía un aspecto lunar.The flat terrain looked like the moon after the bombing.
c. open (country)
Galopamos por la rasa campiña.We galloped along the open countryside.
2. (near ground level)
a. low
Los cazas recurrieron al vuelo raso para que no ser detectados.The fighters made a low flight to avoid being detected.
3. (without clouds)
a. cloudless
Hace un día perfecto para volar. El cielo está raso y no sopla el viento.It's a perfect day for flying. The sky is clear and there's no wind.
4. (of the lowest rank)
a. low-ranking
Como marinero raso, le tocaba limpiar la cubierta.As a low-ranking sailor, he had to mop the deck.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (fabric)
a. satin
Las sábanas están hechas de raso, no de seda.The sheets are made of satin, not silk.
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raso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (terreno)
a. flat
2. (cucharada)
a. level
3. (cielo)
a. clear
4. (a poca altura)
a. low
5. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
soldado rasoprivate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (tela)
a. satin
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raso
adjective
1 [+campo, terreno] (llano) flat; level; (sin árboles) clear; open; (liso) smooth
2 [+asiento] backless
3 [+cielo] clear
está raso the sky is clear
4 [+contenido] level; level with the brim
una cucharada rasa a level spoonful
5 [+pelota, vuelo] very low; almost at ground level
marcó el gol por raso he scored with a low shot
6 (simple)
soldado raso private; aprobado raso bare pass; bare pass mark
adverb
tirar raso (Dep) to shoot low
1 (Cos) satin
2 (campo llano) flat country; (campo abierto) open country
dormir al raso to sleep out in the open
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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cielo raso
ceiling
soldado raso
private
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