adobe

m.
1 adobe.
2 sun-dried brick, sun-dried brick made of clay and straw, adobe, mixture of clay and straw used as building material.
3 shackle.
pres.subj.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: adobar.
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adobe
nombre masculino
1 adobe
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SM
1) (=tabique) adobe, sun-dried brick
2) Cono Sur hum (=pie) big foot
3)

descansar haciendo adobes — Méx to moonlight, do work on the side

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masculino adobe

una casa de adobe — an adobe (house)

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= clay, mud.
Ex. Even 1950-2000 is a fairly short time, considering that the first library catalog dates from a piece of clay fried in 3000 BC = Incluso 1950-2000 es un tiempo bastante corto, considerando que el primer catálogo de biblioteca data de un trozo de arcilla cocida del 3000 A.C.
Ex. Ever since then, numerous materials have been tried for producing types, including baked mud, wood engraving, copper, tin, and lead = Desde entonces, se han probado muchos materiales para producir los tipos de imprenta, incluido el barro cocido, los tallados en madera, el cobre, el estaño y el plomo.
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* casa de ladrillos de adobe = mud-brick house.
* ladrillo de adobe = mud brick.
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masculino adobe

una casa de adobe — an adobe (house)

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= clay, mud.

Ex: Even 1950-2000 is a fairly short time, considering that the first library catalog dates from a piece of clay fried in 3000 BC = Incluso 1950-2000 es un tiempo bastante corto, considerando que el primer catálogo de biblioteca data de un trozo de arcilla cocida del 3000 A.C.

Ex: Ever since then, numerous materials have been tried for producing types, including baked mud, wood engraving, copper, tin, and lead = Desde entonces, se han probado muchos materiales para producir los tipos de imprenta, incluido el barro cocido, los tallados en madera, el cobre, el estaño y el plomo.
* casa de ladrillos de adobe = mud-brick house.
* ladrillo de adobe = mud brick.

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adobe
masculine
adobe
una casa de adobe an adobe (house)
sólo te/le falta hacer adobes (Chi fam); you certainly don't/he certainly doesn't believe in sitting around!
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Del verbo adobar: (conjugate adobar)

adobé es:

1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

adobe es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
adobar    
adobe
adobar (conjugate adobar) verbo transitivocarne/pescado› (condimentar) to marinade;
(para conservar) to pickle;
(para curar) to cure
adobe sustantivo masculino
adobe
adobar vtr Culin to marinate
'adobe' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
barraca
- jacal
English:
mud
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adobe nm
adobe
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adobe
m adobe
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adobe nm
: adobe

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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