pastel


pastel
adj.
pastel (color).
colores pastel pastel colors
Pastel painting Pintura al pastel.
m.
1 cake (cooking) (dulce).
pastel de bodas wedding cake
pastel de cumpleaños birthday cake
pastel de manzana apple pie
2 pastel (art).
pintar al pastel to draw in pastels
3 pie, tart.
* * *
pastel
adjetivo
1 (color) pastel
nombre masculino
1 COCINA (tipo bizcocho) cake; (tipo empanada) pie
tenemos pastel de manzana y de chocolate we've got apple pie and chocolate cake
2 ARTE (material, obra) pastel; (técnica) pastel drawing
3 familiar (conspiración) plot
\
FRASEOLOGÍA
al pastel pastel
dibujo al pastel pastel drawing
descubrir el pastel to let the cat out of the bag
pastel de boda wedding cake
pastel de carne meat pie, meatloaf
pastel de pescado fish pie
* * *
noun m.
1) cake
2) pie
* * *
1. SM
1) (Culin) (=dulce) cake; [de carne] pie

pasteles — pastry sing , confectionery sing

pastel de boda — wedding cake

pastel de cumpleaños — birthday cake

2) (Arte) pastel

pintura al pastel — pastel drawing

3) * (=chanchullo) scam *

se descubrió el pastel — the scam came to light *

4) (=chapuza) botch, mess
2.
ADJ pastel

tono pastel — pastel shade

* * *
I
adjetivo invariable pastel

colores pastel — pastel (colors)

II
masculino
1)
a) (dulce) cake

pastel de chocolate — chocolate cake o gateau

b) (cubierto de masa) pie
2) (fam) (enredo) mess (colloq)

descubrir el pastel — (fam) to take the lid off something (colloq)

3) (Art) pastel

al pastel — pastel (before n)

* * *
= pie, cake, pastel, bundt, tart, pastry [pastries, -pl.].
Ex. At the dinner party, eating nearly proved the undoing of Peter, who ran the danger of becoming a pie himself.
Ex. Music from 1907 was played and a cake was shared with the public.
Ex. An understanding of the materials used in pastels is important to conservators: strainers, linen, paper, crayons, framing and glazing described using 18th-century sources.
Ex. They make and sell specialty pans for cheesecakes, bundts, quiches and tarts.
Ex. They make and sell specialty pans for cheesecakes, bundts, quiches and tarts.
Ex. These prices include breakfast (full buffet including a large selection of hot and cold entrees, salads, cheeses, pastries, etc.) and all service charges.
----
* descubrir el pastel = blow + the gaff, spill + the beans, let + the cat out of the bag.
* molde para pasteles = cake pan.
* pastel de carne = meatloaf.
* pastel de chocolate = devil's food cake.
* pastel de manzana = apple pie.
* * *
I
adjetivo invariable pastel

colores pastel — pastel (colors)

II
masculino
1)
a) (dulce) cake

pastel de chocolate — chocolate cake o gateau

b) (cubierto de masa) pie
2) (fam) (enredo) mess (colloq)

descubrir el pastel — (fam) to take the lid off something (colloq)

3) (Art) pastel

al pastel — pastel (before n)

* * *
= pie, cake, pastel, bundt, tart, pastry [pastries, -pl.].

Ex: At the dinner party, eating nearly proved the undoing of Peter, who ran the danger of becoming a pie himself.

Ex: Music from 1907 was played and a cake was shared with the public.
Ex: An understanding of the materials used in pastels is important to conservators: strainers, linen, paper, crayons, framing and glazing described using 18th-century sources.
Ex: They make and sell specialty pans for cheesecakes, bundts, quiches and tarts.
Ex: They make and sell specialty pans for cheesecakes, bundts, quiches and tarts.
Ex: These prices include breakfast (full buffet including a large selection of hot and cold entrees, salads, cheeses, pastries, etc.) and all service charges.
* descubrir el pastel = blow + the gaff, spill + the beans, let + the cat out of the bag.
* molde para pasteles = cake pan.
* pastel de carne = meatloaf.
* pastel de chocolate = devil's food cake.
* pastel de manzana = apple pie.

* * *
pastel1
adj inv
pastel
esta primavera se llevan los colores pastel pastels o pastel colors are in fashion this spring
pastel2
masculine
A
1 (dulce) cake
pastel de chocolate chocolate cake o gateau
pastel de nata cream cake
2 (cubierto de masa de empanada) pie
ni por pasteles (Arg fam); for love nor money (colloq)
Compuestos:
pastel de boda
wedding cake
pastel de carne
(con masa) meat pie; (con puré) shepherd's pie, cottage pie
pastel de cumpleaños
birthday cake
pastel de papas
(CS) shepherd's pie, cottage pie
B (fam euf)
(caca): el pobre va con todo el pastel encima the poor thing has a dirty diaper (AmE) o (BrE) nappy
pisé un pastel que había en la calle I stepped in some dog mess in the street (euph)
C (fam) (enredo) mess (colloq)
mira con qué pastel me encontré look at the mess o state I found things in! (colloq)
descubrir el pastel (fam); to take the lid off sth (colloq)
al final se le descubrió el pastel he was found out in the end, in the end somebody blew the lid off his operation (colloq)
D (Art) (lápiz) pastel; (cuadro) pastel
al pastel pastel (before n)
un dibujo al pastel a pastel drawing
* * *

 

pastel sustantivo masculino
1
a) (dulce) cake;

pastel de boda/cumpleaños wedding/birthday cake

b) (cubierto de masa) pie;

pastel de papas (CS) shepherd's pie, cottage pie

2 (Art) pastel;
al pastel pastel (before n)

■ adjetivo invariable
pastel
pastel sustantivo masculino
1 cake
(relleno de carne, compota, etc) pie
2 Arte pastel
'pastel' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
borracha
- borracho
- confesar
- dulce
- rellena
- rellenar
- relleno
- renuncio
- tarta
- almibarar
- bizcocho
- color
- cortar
- hacer
- merengue
- piso
- trozo
English:
bake
- bean
- cake
- Christmas cake
- confess
- Danish pastry
- divide
- either
- fancy
- frosting
- game
- gateau
- meat pie
- mince pie
- myself
- nibble
- pastry
- pie
- share
- slam
- slice
- take
- tier
- wedding cake
- any
- apple
- cat
- Christmas
- eclair
- pastel
- wedge
* * *
pastel
adj inv
[color] pastel;
colores pastel pastel colours
nm
1. [dulce] cake
Comp
pastel de bodas wedding cake;
pastel de cumpleaños birthday cake;
pastel de manzana apple pie
2. [salado] pie
Comp
pastel de carne meat pie;
Chile pastel de choclo = chicken stew with ground Br sweetcorn o US corn; CSur pastel de papas ≈ shepherd's pie
3. Arte pastel;
pintar al pastel to draw in pastels
4. Fam Euf [excremento]
un pastel de vaca a cowpat
5. Fam [chapucería] botch-up
6. PRico [plato, guiso] = pork stew with manioc and bananas, typical at Christmas
7. Comp
descubrir el pastel [enterarse] to find out what's going on;
[destapar] to reveal what's going on, to give the game away;
finalmente su mujer descubrió el pastel in the end his wife found out about his little game;
se descubrió el pastel the goings-on were discovered;
repartirse el pastel to share things out
* * *
pastel
m
1 GASTR cake
2 pintura, color pastel
3
:
descubrirse el pastel fam come to light
* * *
pastel adj
: pastel
pastel nm
1) : cake
pastel de cumpleaños: birthday cake
2) : pie, turnover
3) : pastel
* * *
pastel n
1. (dulce) cake
un pastel de nata a cream cake
2. (salado) pie
pastel de carne meat pie

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pastel — 1. (pa stèl) s. m. 1°   Nom donné à des crayons composés de différentes couleurs broyées et réduites en pâte avec de l eau de gomme ; peindre en pastel, c est peindre avec ces couleurs, qu on mêle suivant les diverses teintes qu on veut faire.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pastel — PASTÉL, pasteluri, s.n., adj. invar. 1. s.n. Creion colorat, moale, pentru desen, făcut din pigmenţi pulverizaţi, amestecaţi cu talc şi cu gumă arabică. ♦ Desen executat cu acest fel de creioane. 2. s.n. Poezie cu conţinut liric, în care se… …   Dicționar Român

  • pastel — sustantivo masculino 1. Pieza dulce y esponjosa, de masa de harina, huevo, mantequilla y otros ingredientes, cocida al horno y recubierta de chocolate u otro ingrediente dulce: un pastel de cumpleaños. Papá nos trajo una bandeja de pasteles. 2.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • pastel — (Del fr. ant. pastel). 1. adj. Dicho de un color: De tono suave. Una falda de muselina en tonos pastel. 2. m. Masa de harina y manteca, cocida al horno, en que ordinariamente se envuelve crema o dulce, y a veces carne, fruta o pescado. 3.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • pastel — pastel, descubrir(se) el pastel expr. descubrir el secreto, el engaño, el timo. ❙ «El problema viene después, cuando tienes que descubrir el pastel.» Juanma Iturriaga, Con chandal y a lo loco. ❙ «El pastel se descubrió cuando la Cruz Roja… …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • Pastel — Pas tel, n. [F.; cf. It. pastello. Cf. {Pastil}.] 1. A crayon made of a paste composed of a color ground with gum water. [Sometimes incorrectly written {pastil}.] Charming heads in pastel. W. Black. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant affording a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pastel — s. m. 1. Tipo de lápis de cor. 2.  [Pintura] Técnica de pintura em que se usam esses lápis de cor. 3.  [Pintura] Desenho ou quadro feito com lápis de cores.   ‣ Etimologia: italiano pastello pastel s. m. 1.  [Culinária] Iguaria de massa de… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pastel — (n.) 1660s, crayons, chalk like pigment used in crayons, from Fr. pastel crayon, from It. pastello a pastel, lit. material reduced to a paste, from L.L. pastellus dye from the leaves of the woad plant, dim. of pasta (see PASTA (Cf. pasta)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pastel — pastel, pastille A pastel is an artist s crayon or a light shade of a colour, whereas a pastille is a small sweet or lozenge …   Modern English usage

  • pastel — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż III, D. u; lm D. i || ów {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} rodzaj farby artystycznej w postaci miękkiej kredki, pałeczki, zrobionej z drobno zmielonego pyłu w określonym kolorze z… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • pastel — [pas tel′] n. [Fr < It pastello < VL * pastellum, dim. of LL pasta,PASTE] 1. a) ground coloring matter mixed with gum and formed into a crayon b) such a crayon 2. a picture drawn with such crayons 3. drawing with pastels as an art form or… …   English World dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.