mole


mole
adj.
soft.
f.
1 hulk.
2 bulk.
3 mole.
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mole
nombre femenino
1 mass, bulk, hulk
ese edificio es una mole de cemento the building is a mass of cement
este tío es una mole he's a hulking great bloke
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I
SF (=masa) mass, bulk; (=edificio) pile

la enorme mole del buque — the vast bulk of the ship

ese edificio/hombre es una mole — that building/man is massive

se sentó con toda su mole — he sat down with his full bulk o weight

II
Méx
SM (=salsa) thick chilli sauce; (=plato) meat in chilli sauce

mole de olla — meat stew

mole poblano — meat dish from Puebla

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I
femenino mass

una mole de hormigón — a huge mass o block of concrete

él es una mole — he's really huge

se me vino encima con toda su mole — he fell with his full weight on top of me

II
masculino
1) (Méx) (salsa) chili sauce (with chocolate and peanuts); (plato) turkey, chicken or pork with mole sauce

darle a alguien en su (mero) mole — (Méx fam)

me dieron en mi mero mole — (con regalo, invitación) they couldn't have thought of anything better, it was a perfect choice; (en conversación) they got me onto my favorite o pet subject

ser el (mero) mole de alguien — (Méx fam)

las matemáticas son su mole — mathematics are his forte

ese tipo de trabajo es mi mero mole — that sort of job is right up my street (colloq)

2) (Méx fam) (sangre) blood
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I
femenino mass

una mole de hormigón — a huge mass o block of concrete

él es una mole — he's really huge

se me vino encima con toda su mole — he fell with his full weight on top of me

II
masculino
1) (Méx) (salsa) chili sauce (with chocolate and peanuts); (plato) turkey, chicken or pork with mole sauce

darle a alguien en su (mero) mole — (Méx fam)

me dieron en mi mero mole — (con regalo, invitación) they couldn't have thought of anything better, it was a perfect choice; (en conversación) they got me onto my favorite o pet subject

ser el (mero) mole de alguien — (Méx fam)

las matemáticas son su mole — mathematics are his forte

ese tipo de trabajo es mi mero mole — that sort of job is right up my street (colloq)

2) (Méx fam) (sangre) blood
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mole1
feminine
mass
el nuevo hotel es una mole de hormigón the new hotel is a huge mass o block of concrete
él es una mole he's really huge
se me vino encima con toda su mole he fell with his full weight on top of me
se veía su enorme mole entre la niebla its enormous mass o bulk could be seen through the fog
mole2
masculine
A (Méx) (Coc)
1 (salsa) chili sauce (with green tomatoes and often chocolate or peanuts)
2 (plato) turkey, chicken or pork with mole sauce
darle a algn en su (mero) mole (Méx fam): me dieron en mi mero mole (con un regalo, una invitación) they couldn't have thought of anything I'd have liked more o of anything better, it was a perfect choice; (en una conversación) they got me onto my favorite o pet subject
ser el (mero) mole de algn (Méx fam): las matemáticas son su mole mathematics are his forte o his strong point
ese tipo de trabajo es mi mero mole that sort of job is right up my street (colloq)
el fútbol es su mero mole he's crazy about football (colloq), he's a real football freak o fanatic (colloq)
Compuesto:
mole de olla
(Méx fam) meat stew
ser mole de olla to be the perfect time
a darle, que es mole de olla let's get on with it, there's no time like the present o now's the perfect time o let's strike while the iron's hot
B (Méx fam) (sangre) blood
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Del verbo molar: (conjugate molar)

molé es:

1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

mole es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

Multiple Entries:
molar    
mole
molar sustantivo masculino
molar, back tooth
mole sustantivo femenino
mass;
una mole de hormigón a huge mass of concrete

■ sustantivo masculino (Méx) (salsa) chili sauce (with chocolate and peanuts);

(plato) turkey, chicken or pork with
mole sauce

molar 1 vi argot to be great: ¡cómo mola!, that's great!
molar 2 adjetivo & m Anat molar
mole sustantivo femenino mass, bulk

'mole' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
lunar
- topo
- molo
- muelle
English:
bulk
- mole
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mole1 nf
una mole de cemento [edificio] a huge mass o block of concrete;
chocaron contra una gigantesca mole de hielo they hit an enormous block of ice;
el toro, una mole de centenares de kilos, miraba amenazador the bull, a huge hulk of a beast weighing hundreds of kilos, looked around threateningly;
está hecho una mole [está gordo] he's enormous
mole2 nm
Méx
1. [salsa] = thick, cooked chilli sauce
Comp
mole poblano = rich, cooked chilli sauce, made with nuts, raisins and chocolate
2. [guiso] = dish served in “mole” sauce
Comp
mole de olla = stew made with meat, vegetables, and chilli
3. Fam
Comp
darle a alguien en su (mero) mole to chat to somebody about their pet subject;
con hablar de los caballos le dieron en su mero mole when they got talking about horses they had him in his element;
ser algo el (mero) mole de alguien: la física es su mole physics is her (pet) subject;
la pesca siempre ha sido mi mero mole fishing has always been my thing
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mole
I f mass
II m Méx
mole (spicy sauce made with chilies and tomatoes)
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mole nm, Mex
1) : spicy sauce made with chilies and usually chocolate
2) : meat served with mole sauce
mole nf
: mass, bulk

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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