- 1.1 (for boiling water) pava (feminine), tetera (feminine) (Andes) (Mexico/México) , caldera (feminine) (Bolivia) (Urug) to put the kettle on poner* agua a hervirMore example sentences1.2
(fish kettle)besuguera (feminine) ([ recipiente alargado para cocer pescado ]) that's a different kettle of fish eso es harina de otro costal watch 2 2 1
- Reports from the prison say the officer was attacked by a prisoner with boiling water from a kettle and received severe scalding to his face and hands.
- As a toddler, he was badly scalded after pulling a kettle of boiling water over himself.
- I put it in a large mixing bowl with a capful of detergent and poured boiling water from a kettle onto the square.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) aplicar* el kettling
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