skin

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skin(
skihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Protect your skin from the sun.Protege tu piel del sol.
b. el cutis
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(face)
You need to use a thick moisturizer for your dry skin.Necesitas usar un hidratante espeso para tu cutis seco.
2. (peel)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The skin of the peach is so soft.La piel del melocotón es muy suave.
b. la cáscara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She slipped on a banana skin and was about to fall.Se resbaló con una cáscara de plátano y estuvo a punto de caerse.
3. (pelt)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Kangaroo skin is used to make purses.La piel del canguro se usa para hacer bolsos.
4. (wineskin)
a. el odre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Fill the skin with red wine.Llena el odre de vino tinto.
5. (external structure)
a. el revestimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The aircraft skin is made of aluminum.El revestimiento del avión está hecho de aluminio.
6. (cream)
a. la nata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I hate it when there is a skin on the milk.Odio que la leche tenga nata.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7. (to remove the skin)
a. despellejar
Fur trappers skinned raccoons to make hats.Los tramperos de piel despellejaban mapaches para hacer sombreros.
8. (to scrape)
a. despellejarse
I fell and skinned my knee.Me caí y me despellejé la rodilla.
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skin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of person, animal, fruit)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (on milk, sauce)
a. la nata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to be all skin and boneestar en los huesos
3. (colloquial)
a.
I nearly jumped out of my skincasi me muero del susto
by the skin of one's teethpor los pelos
to save one's (own) skinsalvar el pellejo
4. (colloquial)
a.
to get under somebody's skinponer histérico(a) a alguien
5. (colloquial)
a.
it's no skin off my noseme trae, tiene sin cuidado al fresco
skin cancercáncer de piel
skin complaintafección cutánea
skin creamcrema para la piel
skin diseaseenfermedad cutánea
skin divingbuceo a pulmón libre
6. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
skin flickpelícula f porno
7. (medicine)
a.
skin graftinjerto de piel
8. (colloquial)
a. el cabeza rapada
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la cabeza rapada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(skinhead)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (animal)
a. despellejar, desollar
10. (tomato)
a. pelar
to skin one's kneesarañarse las rodillas
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skin [skɪn]
noun
1 [of person] piel (f); [of face] cutis (m); (complexion) tez (f)
to wear wool next to one's skin llevar prenda de lana sobre la piel
to be skin and bone estar en los huesos
he's nothing but skin and bone está en los huesos
to jump out of one's skin llevarse un tremendo susto
it's no skin off my nose a mí ni me va ni me viene; me da igual or lo mismo
to save one's skin salvar el pellejo
by the skin of one's teeth por los pelos
to have a thick/thin skin ser poco sensible/muy susceptible
to get under sb's skin (annoy) irritar or molestar a algn
I've got you under my skin no puedo dejar de pensar en ti
2 [of animal] piel (f); pellejo (m); (as hide) piel (f); cuero (m)
3 [of fruit, vegetable] piel (f); cáscara (f); (discarded) mondaduras (f)
4 (crust) (on paint, milk pudding) nata (f)
5 (for wine) odre (m)
6 (Aer) (Náut) revestimiento (m)
8 (Drugs) (cigarette paper) papelillo (informal) (m); papel (m) de fumar
Has anyone got any skins?
transitive verb
1 [+animal] despellejar; desollar
I'll skin him alive! ¡lo voy a matar! (informal); ¡lo voy a desollar vivo!
to keep one's eyes skinned for sth andar ojo alerta por algo
there's more than one way to skin a cat cada uno tiene su manera de hacer las cosas; cada maestrillo tiene su librillo
Ministers who previously insisted there was no alternative to Britain's ERM policy were last night saying: "There's more than one way to skin a cat" Major, in the words of one minister, had discovered "there are more ways to skin a cat". He had at last found a way to bring down interest rates
2 [+fruit] pelar; quitar la piel a; [+tree] descortezar
3 (graze)
to skin one's knee/elbow desollarse la rodilla/el codo
4 (steal from) despellejar; esquilmar
modifier
skin cancer (n) cáncer (m) de piel
skin colour (n) (colour of one's skin) color (m) de la piel; (shade) color (m) natural
skin disease (n) enfermedad (f) de la piel
skin diver (n) buceadorabuceadora (m) (f);a buceadora buzo (m); submarinista (m)
skin diving (n) buceo (m); submarinismo (m)
skin flick (n) película (f) porno (informal)
skin freshener (n) tónico (m) para la piel
skin game (n) (US) estafa (f)
skin graft(ing) (n) injerto (m) de piel
skin trade (n) publicación (f) de revistas porno
skin wound (n) herida (f) superficial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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