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hob

Pronunciation: /hɑːb; hɒb/

Translation of hob in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (beside open fire) placa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It began to respond to the demands of Britain's burgeoning towns and cities for cast iron - for rainwater goods, street furniture, fireplaces, hobs and grates and all manner of other items.
    • Inside the original rafters and walls are adorned by two splendid hobs over a fireplace.
    • In Granny Kilpatrick's cookhouse stood a great black stove and all the pots sat around on the big white hobs.
    1.2 (of cooker) (British English/inglés británico) hornillas (feminine plural) (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) , hornillos (masculine plural) (Spain/España) , hornallas (feminine plural) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , platos (masculine plural) (Chile)
    Example sentences
    • Purchase rates for electric cookers and hobs are also above average.
    • All kitchens are fitted with an oven, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge-freezer and combined washing machine and tumble drier.
    • Appliances include a fitted hob and oven, an integrated fridge freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher.

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