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dressing
American English: /ˈdrɛsɪŋ/
British English: /ˈdrɛsɪŋ/

Translation of dressing in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable (Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • When the operation is complete, the incisions are closed with stitches and the four small wounds are covered with dressings.
    • Care of the skin, good hygiene, control of skin diseases such as tinea pedis, and careful antiseptic dressings after minor wounds are all important.
    • Make sure if you have open or infected wounds that these are kept covered with a waterproof dressing.
  • 2 uncountable (putting on clothes) See examples: her arthritis made dressing difficult
    le costaba vestirse a causa de la artritis
  • 3 uncountable and countable (Cookery) 3.1 (for salad) 3.2 (stuffing)
    (American English)
    Example sentences
    • I'll be enjoying tomorrow with my family, eating way too much turkey and dressing, along with some fine sides and desserts.
    • I can't decide whether to have the traditional turkey and dressing, or to maybe do something like beef tenderloin.
    • Start turkey and dressing five hours before you expect to serve dinner.
    Example sentences
    • Then flavour with crushed garlic, tomato purée, chilli or fresh herbs for dips or salad dressing.
    • Other enemies of silver include table salt, olives, salad dressing, eggs, vinegar and fruit juices.
    • The rest - salad dressing, ketchup, mustard - is too mundane to mention.
  • 4 uncountable and countable (fertilizer)
    Example sentences
    • Heavy feeders, sunflowers appreciate a side dressing of compost or fertilizer during the growing season.
    • Feed with a high nitrogen fertilizer, and add side dressings of compost or aged manure to the soil to help promote rapid growth.
    • Give fruit trees and bushes a dressing of autumn fertiliser, low in nitrogen but high in potassium and phosphorous.
  • 5 5.1 countable (for finishing of fabrics) 5.2 uncountable (of leather)
    Example sentences
    • It is important to ensure that the dressing is rubbed well into the fabric, and not allowed to remain thickly on the surface.
    • Most shoemakers work in big factories where conditions are usually unhealthy because of the noise and working with chemical substances such as glues, solvents and dressings.

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