Translation of clay in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kleɪ/


uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable
  • arcilla (feminine) potter's clay arcilla (figulina) (modeling) clay arcilla (para modelar) (for children) (American English/inglés norteamericano) plastilina® (f), plasticina® (f) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (before noun/delante del nombre) clay court [Sport/Deporte] cancha (feminine) de arcilla (Latin America/América Latina) , pista (feminine) de tierra batida (Spain/España) , cancha (feminine) de polvo de ladrillo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) clay pipe pipa (feminine) de cerámica or barro
    More example sentences
    • One slope of the mound had clay loam soil and another had sandy loam.
    • Actually red clay was used to build it.
    • Not only is it waterproof, but it will also dry like baked polymer clays.

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