Translation of clinker in Spanish:

clinker

Pronunciation: /ˈklɪŋkər; ˈklɪŋkə(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 u (from furnace) escoria (f) de hulla
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    • The expected decrease of duty on cement and clinker from Rs 400 per tonne to Rs 350 per tonne didn't happen.
    • At its peak the mix reaches 1, 450C before exiting as a hard, gritty material called clinker.
    • To the extent possible, the concrete mixture should incorporate Portland cement of one type, made with clinker from a single source, and manufactured at the same plant.
    1.2 c (brick) ladrillo (m) duro
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    • Beneath the city's dense urban forest, low walls of Arroyo Seco stone and clinker brick front brown-shingled homes with porches set under graceful overhangs.
    • It will take about 1500 whole bricks, clinkers.
    • Remaindered brick packs - rough clinkers, chocolate browns, flash fired silvers - were placed randomly along the south elevation, to be laid as required.
  • 2 c (AmE) [slang/argot] 2.1 (gaffe) metedura (f) or (AmL tb) metida (f) de pata [familiar/colloquial], pifia (f) [familiar/colloquial], pifiada (f) [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (bad product) porquería (f) [familiar/colloquial], basura (f)
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    • I was in the movie business, did some good movies, did a couple of clinkers.
    • So, updates will come a little quicker now, this was the clinker.
    • Luckily, the duo doesn't settle on such clinkers.
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    • Suddenly, I hit an obvious clinker with my right hand - a wrong note that had never happened before and that sounded pretty stupid.
    • After so many hits, the law of averages demanded a clinker from the Kennedy Center's Sondheim Celebration, and got it with A Little Night Music.
    • It seemed to me that she wasn't traumatized at the end with the clinker.

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