- 1.1 (for making butter) mantequera (feminine)More example sentences1.2 (milk can) (British English/inglés británico) lechera (feminine), tarro (masculine) de leche (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , cantina (feminine) (Colombia)
More example sentences
- Mothers made butter from milk, they mixed the milk in a butter churn.
- Some of them saw us and paused at their chores, resting behind their ploughs or looking up from butter churns and gardens.
- In the center of the room stands an enormous stainless steel churn, a giant horizontal spatula on wheels to remove the butter from the churn, and a boat, or trough, into which the spatula unloads its haul.
- The milk was offered from a metal churn and the ladles hung from it.
- When he had finished, he poured the milk into the big churns and washed the buckets.
- I started when I was nine years old going round with my father with a horse and float with milk churns.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [liquid/water] arremolinarse; [wheels/propeller] girar rápidamente the churning sea el mar revuelto my stomach was churning tenía un nudo en el estómago
churn outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] producir* como salchichas [colloquial/familiar]
churn upverb + 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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