Translation of carriage in Spanish:

carriage

Pronunciation: /ˈkærɪdʒ/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (horse-drawn) carruaje (m), coche (m)
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    • She was among 15 tourists hurt when a convoy of horses pulling carriages along the steep mountain paths from the glacier bolted unexpectedly, throwing the passengers to the ground.
    • They were among fifteen tourists hurt when the horses pulling their carriages bolted unexpectedly during a tour of the Briksdal glacier in Stryn, western Norway, on Monday.
    • For instance, most English city streets were built when ‘traffic’ consisted of small carriages pulled by skinny horses.
    1.2 (BrE) [Rail] vagón (m)
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    • The boat trains and beautiful Pullman carriages are now replaced by the Eurostar.
    • The Christmas train consisted of modern passenger carriages, generator cars and a caboose, with a diesel switch engine on either end.
    • The first 12 train carriages for the high-speed railway arrived at Kaohsiung Harbor yesterday.
    1.3
    (baby carriage)
    (AmE) cochecito (m), carriola (f) (Méx)
  • 2 c 2.1 (of typewriter) carro (m) 2.2
    (gun carriage)
    cureña (f)
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    • In assembly, where practically every operation is manual, engines shuttle down the line on carriages that swivel to allow workers easy access from any angle.
    • This also means swiveling around the sliding carriage that holds the file, and duplicating the angles you used earlier.
  • 3 u (transport) transporte (m), porte (m) the carriage of goods el transporte de mercancías carriage paid/forward (BrE) porte(s) (m(pl)) pagado(s)/a pagar carriage free (BrE) franco de porte, sin porte(s)
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    • She was escorted to a police carriage that would take her to the execution site.
    • Here the traffic consisted not of coaches and carriages but of wagons and hand-carts.
    • Sweden and Denmark even manage to ferry carriages across the Baltic sea with no problem.
  • 4 u (bearing) [formal] porte (m)
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    • He had very handsome features with a strong muscular frame, tall and strong-limbed with graceful carriage and dignified bearing.
    • This is a broad definition, encompassing essentially the whole carriage and deportment of the body.
    • Her carriage was royal, and her bearing haughty and most formal.

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