Translation of carcass in Spanish:

carcass

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːrkəs; ˈkɑːkəs/
, (BrE also) carcase

n

  • 1.1 (dead animal)cuerpo de animal muerto; (for meat) res (f) (muerta); (of poultry) huesos (mpl) move your carcass! [colloquial/familiar] ¡quítate de en medio! [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Filth, carcasses of dead animals, garbage and polythene floating on the water and piling up at the embankments narrates the horrific story about the present condition of the stream.
    • Possessing keen vision, the vulture can see the carcasses of dead animals and the movements and activities of other scavengers, birds, or mammals from great distances.
    • Often, during natural disasters, mosquitoes and dead animal carcasses may present disease problems.
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    • A prototype of a newly patented device tested at a large midwestern beef packing plant can successfully detect small amounts of fecal matter on meat animal carcasses.
    • To get as much meat from animal carcasses as possible, slaughterhouses use two methods that may contaminate meat with spinal cord tissue.
    • Stowing away on a meat truck, animal carcasses swung from hooks.
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    • Stir the red wine into the roasting tin, add the carcass and cook in the oven for 10 minutes, then remove from the oven but do not switch it off.
    • Roughly chop the remaining carcasses and set aside.
    • Reserve the remainder of the carcasses for the sauce.
    1.2 (remains, framework) armazón (m or f) the carcass of a wrecked ship la carcasa or el armazón or la armazón de un barco naufragado
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    • The road into Nablus circuits the gaping carcasses of buildings that, I am told, have been destroyed by tanks; the road itself is cracked by the passage of heavily armoured tanks.
    • It's like the heat, the flies, the carcasses of buildings, the broken streets and the haphazard walls coming up out of nowhere all over the city… it has become a part of life.
    • In the end, they used two high-definition cameras to film the shores covered in ship carcasses.
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    • The fact that Naik still gives it primacy is appropriate, since we have persisted in dragging this rotting carcass of a social structure with us into the new century.
    • Once a mining center, Goldfield is now a crumbling carcass, a living ghost town of 300 people.
    • Charred carcasses of cars were tossed in deep craters along entire blocks that were pulverized.
    1.3 (of a tire) carcasa (f)

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