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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to join)
a. to solder (using an alloy)
Se sueldan los cables al terminal con un soldador.The wires are soldered to the terminal using a soldering iron.
b. to weld (without an alloy)
Este soldador puede usarse para soldar aluminio y acero delgados.This welder that can be used to weld thin aluminum and steel.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Los circuitos se sueldan con estaño.The circuits are soldered together with solder.
Las piezas se calientan y se sueldan.The parts are heated up and welded together.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(to mend)
a. to patch up
Espero que podamos soldar las cosas y volver a ser amigos.I hope we can patch things up and be friends again.
b. to put right
Por lo menos trataré de soldar el gran error que cometí.I shall at least try to put right the big mistake I made.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be joined)
a. to weld together
Las dos mitades se soldaron firmemente.The two halves welded together firmly.
b. to knit
El hueso se soldó mal por no mantenerlo quieto.The bone knitted badly because it wasn't kept still.
c. to knit together
El yeso ayudará a que los huesos se suelden.The plaster cast will help the bones knit together.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (con material adicional)
a. to solder
2. (sin material adicional)
a. to weld
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transitive verb
1 (Técnica) (con estaño) to solder; (fundiendo) to weld
2 (juntar) to join; unite
3 [+disputa] to patch up
pronominal verb
soldarse [+huesos] to knit; knit together
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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