stool
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stool(
stul
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. el taburete
(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).
The doctor sat down on the stool and told the patient to say "ah".El doctor se sentó en el taburete y le dijo al paciente que dijera "ah".
b. la banqueta
(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).
She got up on a stool to reach for the hammer.Se subió a la baqueta para alcanzar el martillo.
c. el banco
(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).
The monkey was sitting on a wooden stool eating a nut.El mono estaba sentado en un banco de madera comiendo una nuez.
2. (excrement)
a. la deposición
(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).
We'd like to run a sample of your stool in order to test for parasites.Nos gustaría hacer un análisis de su deposición para probar para parasitos.
b. las heces
(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).
I went to the doctor when I found blood in my stool.Fui al doctor al descubrir sangre en las heces.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (botany)
a. rebrotar
After almost dying in last summer's heat wave, my olive tree is beginning to stool.Después de casi morirse en la ola de calor del verano pasado, mi olivo empieza a rebrotar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (botany)
a. podar hasta la base
Have you tried stooling the plant to promote new growth?¿Intentaste podar la planta hasta la base para ayudarla a rebrotar?
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stool
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (seat)
a. la banqueta
(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).
2. (with short legs)
a. el taburete
(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).
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to fall between two stoolsquedarse nadando entre dos aguas
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
stool pigeonsoplón(ona) m,f
5. (medicine)
a. la heces
(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).
(feces)
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stool [stuːl]
noun
1 (seat) taburete (m); escabel (m); (folding) silla (f) de tijera
to fall between two stools quedarse sin lo uno y sin lo otro; quedarse nadando entre dos aguas y no llegar a ningún lado
if you reject that job and then don't get offered the other one you'll have fallen between two stools
2 (Med) (faeces) deposición (f)
3 (Bot) planta (f) madre
modifier
stool pigeon (n) (informer) chivatoachivata (informal) (m) (f);a chivata soplónonasoplona (informal) (m) (f);ona soplona (decoy) señuelo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "stool"
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stool softener
el ablandador de heces
stool pigeon
el soplón
bar stool
el taburete
step stool
el taburete escalera
stool sample
muestra de heces
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