whisk
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whisk(
wihsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el batidor
(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).
(manual)
Use a whisk to mix all the ingredients in a bowl.Usa un batidor para mezclar todos los ingredientes en un tazón.
b. la batidora
(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).
(electric)
Make sure you unplug the whisk before cleaning it.Asegúrese de desenchufar la batidora antes de proceder a limpiarla.
2. (device for killing flies)
a. el matamoscas
(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).
(of horse hair or similar)
The chieftain of the tribe killed the three flies on the table, one after another, with his whisk.El cacique de la tribu mató con su matamoscas, una tras otra, las tres moscas que había sobre la mesa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to mix)
a. batir
Add the milk to the egg whites and whisk lightly.Añade la leche a las claras de huevo y bate suavemente.
4. (to swing)
a. agitar
The bull just ate grass and whisked his tail without paying any attention to the cows.El toro se limitó a comer hierba y agitar la cola, sin prestar ninguna atención a las vacas.
b. sacudir
The dog was happily whisking his tail.El perro sacudía la cola contento.
5. (to move quickly)
a. llevar rápidamente
As soon as the threat was received, the pope was whisked to safety.Nada más recibirse la amenaza, se llevaron al papa rápidamente para ponerlo a salvo.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My father was whisked off to the hospital in an ambulance.Se llevaron a mi padre a toda prisa al hospital en una ambulancia.
The singer spent a few minutes signing autographs before she was whisked into the hotel.La cantante pasó unos minutos firmando autógrafos antes de que la metieron deprisa en el hotel.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to move quickly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I tried to hail the taxi, but it whisked right by without stopping.Le hice señas al taxi para que parara, pero pasó zumbando por mi lado sin detenerse.
In the hallway, one of my neighbors whisked by me without saying hello.En el corredor, uno de mis vecinos pasó de largo a toda prisa sin saludar.
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whisk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el batidor (manual)
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (eggs)
a. batir
3. (move quickly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he was whisked into hospitallo llevaron al hospital a toda prisa
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (move quickly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she whisked past mepasó zumbando a mi lado
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whisk [wɪsk]
noun
1 (fly whisk) matamoscas (m)
2 (Cookery) (hand whisk) batidor (m); (electric whisk) batidora (f)
transitive verb
1 (Cookery) batir
2 (move quickly)
they whisked him off to a meeting se lo llevaron volando a una reunión; we were whisked up in the lift to the ninth floor el ascensor nos llevó con toda rapidez al piso nueve
he whisked her around the dance floor
intransitive verb
he whisked past me as I was coming in cuando entraba, le vi pasar de largo a toda velocidad
I'll just whisk upstairs for my coat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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