strainer
strainer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (instrument for straining food)
a. el colador
(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).
Pour the spaghetti into the strainer to drain the water.Echa los espaguetis en el colador para escurrir el agua.
b. el coladero
(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).
Separate the liquid from the vegetables using a strainer, and use it to do the gravy.Separa el líquido de las verduras usando un coladero, y utilízalo para hacer el jugo de carne.
c. la coladera
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
After cooking the rice for 15 minutes, drain in a strainer.Tras dejar cocer el arroz durante 15 minutos, escúrrelo en una coladera.
d. el cedazo
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I poured the sauce through a strainer to keep any chunks out.Pasé la salsa por un cedazo para quitarle todos los trozos que pudiera haber.
2. (instrument for preparing coffee)
a. el filtro
(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).
My coffee maker has a gold strainer.Mi máquina de café tiene un filtro de oro.
b. la coladera
(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).
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Beto brews each cup by pouring boiling water over the coffee grounds in a fabric strainer.Para preparar cada taza, Beto vierte el agua hirviendo sobre una coladera de tela con el café molido.
3. (water filter)
a. el filtro
(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 pool pump's strainer prevents hair and other debris from getting into the pump.El filtro de la bomba de la piscina evita que se meta pelo y otra basura en esta.
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strainer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el colador
(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).
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strainer [ˈstreɪnəʳ]
noun
(Cookery) colador (m); (Téc) filtro (m); coladero (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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