calva

f.
1 bald patch.
2 bald pate, pate, bald patch, bare patch.
3 bald-head.
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calva
nombre femenino
1 (de la cabeza) bald patch
2 (de un bosque) clearing
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1. f., (m. - calvo) 2. f., (m. - calvo)
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SF (=cabeza) bald head; (=parte sin pelo) bald patch; [en alfombra, piel, tela] bare patch, worn place; [de bosque etc] clearing
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femenino (cabeza sin pelo) bald head; (parte sin pelo) bald patch
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= bald head, bald pate.
Ex. The visually spectacular landscape of granite outcrops at Matobo Hills were called 'the bald heads'.
Ex. Hair restoration has come a long way since the Middle Ages when a rancid rhino fat and rosemary concoction was applied on bald pates by virgins.
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* hacer una calva = moon, do + a moony.
* la ocasión la pintan calva = make + hay while the sun shines.
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femenino (cabeza sin pelo) bald head; (parte sin pelo) bald patch
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= bald head, bald pate.

Ex: The visually spectacular landscape of granite outcrops at Matobo Hills were called 'the bald heads'.

Ex: Hair restoration has come a long way since the Middle Ages when a rancid rhino fat and rosemary concoction was applied on bald pates by virgins.
* hacer una calva = moon, do + a moony.
* la ocasión la pintan calva = make + hay while the sun shines.

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calva
feminine
1 (cabeza sin pelo) bald head
2 (parte sin pelo) bald patch
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calva sustantivo femenino (cabeza sin pelo) bald head;
(parte sin pelo) bald patch
calvo,-a
I adjetivo bald, glabrous: Juan se está quedando calvo, Juan is going bald
II m, f bald person
♦ Locuciones: ni tanto ni tan calvo, there's no need to go as far as that
calva sustantivo femenino
1 (piel sin pelo) bald patch: el sol le quemó la calva, the sun burnt his bald patch
2 (mujer) bald woman
'calva' also found in these entries:
English:
balding
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calva nf
1. [en la cabeza] bald patch
2. [en tejido, terreno] bare patch
3. ver calvo
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calva
f bald patch
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calva nf
: bald spot, bald head

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • calva — calva …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • calva — sustantivo femenino 1. Parte de la cabeza que ha perdido el pelo. Frases y locuciones 1. la ocasión* la pintan calva …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Calva [1] — Calva (lat., d.i. die Kahle), Beiname der Venus, s.u. Aphrodite …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calva [2] — Calva (lat.), der Hirnschädel, bes. der obere gewölbte Theil desselben …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calva [3] — Calva, Bai in der Grafschaft Roß (NSchottland) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calva — CALVA, æ, ein Beynamen der Venus, unter welchem sie von den Römern verehret wurde. Denn als die Gallier das Capitolium belagert hielten, und es den Römern darinnen an Stricken zu dem Geschütze fehlete, so gaben die Weiber ihre Haare dazu her.… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • calva — parte de la cabeza sin cabello Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Calva — vgl. Kalva …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • calva — s. f. 1. Parte sem cabelo (na cabeça). 2.  [Figurado] Parte onde falta o que ali devia haver (ex.: pelo no pano, vegetação no terreno, etc.). 3. Defeitos, fracos.   • Confrontar: salva …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • calva — f. ☛ V. calvo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • calva — calvados [ kalvados ] n. m. • 1881; du nom du département ♦ Eau de vie de cidre fabriquée dans le Calvados et certains départements avoisinants. Un vieux calvados. Un verre de cette eau de vie. Faire le trou normand avec un calvados. Abrév.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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