Definición de adobe en inglés:

adobe

Saltos de línea: adobe
Pronunciación: /əˈdəʊbi
 
, əˈdəʊb
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1A kind of clay used as a building material: [as modifier]: adobe houses
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    • Most notably, the Pueblo Indians in the Southwest used adobe masonry to moderate weather extremes and keep their homes comfortable.
    • Wild West history abounds in Mesilla, where adobe buildings dating to the 1800s are still in use as shops and galleries.
    • Tombstone, an easy day trip from Tucson, does however offer one vision of Arizona's pioneer days: clapboard and adobe buildings, and, of course, re-enacted gunfights.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A brick formed from adobe.
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    • Like conventional bricks, adobes are laid in a running bond - an overlapping pattern - then mortared in place with adobe mud.
    • He's also introduced straw-clay bricks that can be used like lightweight adobes.
    • That is not to say that it is impossible to make a good adobe without straw, but speaks of the long-standing relationship between the two materials that is as old as anyone can remember.
  • 1.2 [count noun] US A building constructed from adobe clay or bricks.
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    • Eastern senators extolled the peace while Senor Villa descended on the tents & adobes of the 13th Cavalry, Columbus, New Mexico
    • Stroll the main drag, Third Street, past restaurants and shops selling gifts and antiques, all housed in old adobes and low, false-fronted wood buildings.
    • The market is strong, with recently built adobes starting at around $180,000.

Origen

mid 18th century: from Spanish, from adobar 'to plaster', from Arabic aṭ-ṭūb, from al 'the' + ṭūb 'bricks'.

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