compost

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compost(
kam
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post
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (agriculture)
a. el abono orgánico
(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 gardener added compost to her vegetable plot.La jardinera añadió abono orgánico a su huerto de vegetales.
b. el compost
(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)
Food waste can be used to create a compost heap.Las sobras de la comida se pueden usar para crear un montón de compost.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to make into compost)
a. convertir en abono
That bone will not compost with the food scraps. Throw it away.Ese hueso no se puede convertir en abono con las sobras de la comida. Tíralo a la basura.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to fertilize with compost)
a. abonar
The gardener composted the tomatoes to improve their soil.El jardinero abonó los tomates para mejorar el suelo.
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compost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el compost m, mantillo
(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)
compost heapmontón de compost or mantillo
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compost [ˈkɒmpɒst]
noun
compost (m); fertilizante (m) orgánico
modifier
compost heap (n) montón (m) de desechos para formar el compost
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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