There are 2 translations of churn in Spanish:

churn1

Pronunciation: /tʃɜːrn; tʃɜːn/

n

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There are 2 translations of churn in Spanish:

churn2

vt

  • 1.1 (stir) [milk/cream] batir; [butter] hacer*
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    • The sample of the sound of milk being churned into butter takes on an eerie sound that is more like a pack of marching troopers than a regular act of rural domesticity.
    • When this milk was churned, the concentration of pesticides increased; that might be the butter you spread on toast.
    • If the gold ore is not refined one will not obtain the pure gold, if the milk is not churned one will not obtain butter, and if the sesame seed is not pounded one will not produce sesame oil.
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    • McDermott was the lady who churned the butter at Rathscanlon.
    • Women churned butter, baked potato bread and poured Irish coffees.
    • She was raised on a rustic Tyrolian farm where she learned to churn butter, bake bread, and store provisions for winter.
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    • It churned up the sea even more, and beat the yellow rain macs of the fishermen tying down tarpaulins.
    • His hands were quivering, and his stomach felt as though it were churning and moving.
    • I write this my stomach is churning a little with tension, remembering how it felt.
    1.2 (agitate) [liquid/water/mud] agitar, revolver* 1.3 [Finance/Finanzas] hacer* rotar en exceso (para incrementar comisiones)
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    • Managers may churn their accounts to generate more soft dollars in order to buy services such as stock research.
    • The broker appears to have churned the account and Donald let him do so.
    • It was the kind of fairy tale brokers tell their clients while churning their accounts.

vi

  • [liquid/water] arremolinarse; [wheels/propeller] girar rápidamente the churning sea el mar revuelto my stomach was churning tenía un nudo en el estómago
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    • He added grass verges in the area were churned up and were disgusting and wanted to know what Colchester Council was spending taxpayers' money on.
    • Mr Langton said: ‘The weather is so bad at the moment that if we try to move the car, it will churn the field up and make a real mess of the pitch.’
    • The shelling churned the landscape into a sea of mud and craters.

Phrasal verbs

churn out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] producir* como salchichas [colloquial/familiar]

churn up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
revolver* I felt all churned up inside tenía un nudo en el estómago

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Word of the day espárrago
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asparagus …
Cultural fact of the day

Junta Autonómica is the name given to the governments of Spain's autonomous regions, with the exception of Catalonia and Valencia's Generalitat and Galicia's Xunta.