rodillo

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. rolling pin
Enharina el rodillo para que no se pegue la masa.Coat the rolling pin with flour so the dough doesn't stick to it.
Aplane la masa cuidadosamente con un rodillo antes de usar el cortador de galletas.Gently flatten the dough with a rolling pin before using the cookie cutter.
2. (paint)
a. roller
Utilizamos un rodillo para pintar las paredes de la habitación de nuestra hija.We used a roller to paint the walls of our daughter's bedroom.
b. paint roller
Estos rodillos más grandes te permiten abarcar más pared cuando las pintes.These larger rollers allow you to cover more wall when you paint them.
3. (of a typewriter)
a. roller
El rodillo de la máquina de escribir se rompió, así que no pude terminar el capítulo de mi libro.The roller of the typewriter was broken, so I could not finish the chapter of my book.
4. (typography)
a. ink roller
Printing experts use ink rollers in their work.Los expertos en impresión utilizan rodillos de tinta en su trabajo.
5. (technical)
a. mangle
En los años cuarenta, mi abuela usaba una lavadora de rodillos para lavar la ropa de la casa.Back in the forties my grandmother used a mangle washer to wash all the clothes in the house.
6. (for roads)
a. road roller
Cerraron la carretera para pavimentarla con unos rodillos.They close the roads to pave them with one or two road rollers.
7. (for grass)
a. roller
Papá se compró un rodillo para prensar el césped del jardín.Dad bought a roller to press the grass of the garden.
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rodillo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (para amasar)
a. rolling pin
2. (en máquina)
a. roller
3. (para pintar)
a. (paint) roller
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rodillo
(Culin) rolling pin; (Tipografía) ink roller; [de máquina de escribir] cylinder; roller; (para pintura, césped) roller; (exprimidor) mangle; (Agr) roller
rodillo de pintura paint roller
La caja de herramientas es muy similar así como las utilidades de dibujo (spray, [rodillo de pintura,] selector de color, goma de borrar...).
rodillo de vapor steamroller
rodillo pastelero rolling pin
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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