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Inglés americano: /plænt/
Inglés británico: /plɑːnt/

Traducción de plant en español:


  • 1 countable (Botany) plant life
    vida (feminine) vegetal
    flora (feminine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Eventually, it melts to supply water and nutrients to plants and aquatic organisms.
    • The satellites monitor the green pigment in plants, or chlorophyll, which leads to estimates of phytoplankton amounts.
    • As they grow, green plants and trees fix carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it to tissue.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Still, the same rule can be applied in a household garden when planting herbaceous plants and smaller shrubs.
    • However, in a few cases, seeds of plants cultivated in botanical gardens were also used.
    • The front garden also has numerous plants and shrubs.
  • 2 2.1 countable (factory, installation) 2.2 uncountable (equipment) heavy plant (British English)
    maquinaria (feminine) pesada
    (before noun) plant hire
    alquiler (masculine) de maquinaria
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The company auctions excess inventory such as industrial plant and machinery online, and claims the process is secure for both vendors and bidders.
    • The appellants were involved in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of plant and machinery for the steel manufacturing industry.
    • He says it has also set annual targets for operational efficiency, including plant and machinery downtime.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The tariffs that protected these industries also encouraged heavy manufacturing, so that giant car plants were located on the fringe of the postwar city.
    • One of the most expensive departments in a car plant is the paint shop, so DeLorean saved the money and pretended that the brushed stainless steel finish was a style feature.
    • Avoid the oil refineries and industrial plants around the commercial shipping channel.
  • 3 countable 3.1 (incriminating item) he said the knife was a plant
    dijo que el cuchillo se lo habían colocado para inculparlo
    3.2 (spy, agent)
    infiltrado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    agente (masculine and feminine) enemigo ( or de la oposición etc)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Elizabeth was convinced that Paul was a CIA plant there to spy on her.
    • I could tell she was a plant the minute she started speaking.

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    he planted the seed of suspicion in her mind
    sembró la sospecha en ella
    1.2 (garden/hillside)to plant something (with something)
    plantar algo (de algo)
    fields planted with wheat
    campos plantados de trigo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • In August, open areas can be planted with perennial cover crops such as clover or sainfoin, sometimes called esparcet or holy clover.
    • We had a large kitchen garden and occasionally planted a small field of corn but we did not maintain a high operation farm like the majority of our neighbors.
    • A bit of a waste of a resource when we could be planting plantations on cleared land, instead of chopping down magnificent forests.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • For the last two years Joshua, a year four pupil at Moorhouse Primary School, has helped her to plant seeds, bulbs and plants and to tidy the garden.
    • In this paper we report on patterns of growth rings formed in four species of alpine forbs that were grown from seed and were planted in a restoration experiment on an alpine ski run in the Swiss Alps.
    • Now is the time to plan and plant flower bulbs for the holidays for both gifts and decorations.
  • 2 (place)
    she planted a kiss on his cheek
    le dio or [colloquial] le plantó un beso en la mejilla
    to plant a punch on somebody [colloquial]
    plantarle un puñetazo a alguien [colloquial]
    to plant one's feet on the ground
    plantar los pies en el suelo
    she planted herself right next to me
    se me plantó or se me plantificó justo al lado [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Next thing I know a quite attractive dark haired woman, in her late twenties I think, has wrapped her arms around my neck and planted a very solid kiss on my lips.
    • Then he grabbed me by the head and planted an enormous red kiss on my cheek.
    • He swivels his head towards her, planting a light sweet kiss on her lips.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • In a separate incident in Jebaliya, the army said it shot a man who was throwing grenades and planting a bomb.
    • Sources said that two time bombs were planted to destroy the antenna which exploded simultaneously.
    • His plan failed when he ran out of money for explosives and his conspirators planted the bomb next to the wrong support structure within the basement of the building.
  • 3 (Law) 3.1
    colocar (con el propósito de inculpar a alguien)
    to plant something on somebody
    colocar(le) algo a alguien
    they had planted the gun on him
    le habían colocado la pistola para inculparlo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He was in fact an undercover officer planted by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
    • As for him, he's convinced that he is an agent who's been planted to subvert India.
    • They combined nobility of thought with practical incapacity; they did not spot the Gestapo informer planted on them.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I decided to plant an imposter cava among the seven authentic champagnes.
    • After all, if someone has gained control of a suspect's computer couldn't incriminated material be planted?
    • She probably made him plant false evidence to hide what really happened that day.

intransitive verb

Verbos con partícula

plant out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
trasplantar (a la intemperie)

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