trowel(
trau
-
uhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (gardening tool)
a. la pala de jardinería
(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).
(F)
You can turn over the soil with a trowel or a fork.Puedes remover la tierra con la ayuda de una pala de jardinería o una horca.
b. el desplantador
(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)
Dig small holes with a trowel and put the seedlings in them.Haz pequeños agujeros con un desplantador y coloca en ellos las plantas de semillero.
c. la palita
(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).
(F)
This trowel has a wooden handle that is more hard-wearing than plastic.Esta palita tiene el mango de madera, que es más resistente que el de plástico.
2. (construction tool)
a. la paleta
(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).
(F)
Use the point of the trowel to smooth the edges of the putty.Usa la punta de la paleta para alisar los bordes de la masilla.
b. la llana
(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).
(F)
Apply a layer of cement with a trowel and lay the first brick.Aplica una capa de cemento con la llana y coloca el primer ladrillo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to apply with or as if with a trowel)
a. aplicar a paletadas
Ryan hated seeing his girlfriend trowel so much makeup on but it gave her self-confidence.Ryan odiaba ver a su novia aplicarse el maquillaje a paletadas, pero era algo que le daba seguridad en sí misma.
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trowel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for gardening)
a. el pala de jardinero, desplantador
(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)
2. (for building)
a. la llana f, paleta
(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).
(F)
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trowel [ˈtraʊəl]
noun
1 (Agr) desplantador (m)
2 (builder's) paleta (f); llana (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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