Translation of kettle in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈketl/


  • 1.1 (for boiling water) pava (f), tetera (f) (Andes, Méx) , caldera (f) (Bol, Ur) to put the kettle on poner* agua a hervir
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    (fish kettle)
    besuguera (f) (recipiente alargado para cocer pescado) that's a different kettle of fish eso es harina de otro costal watch2 1 2 1


  • (esp BrE) aplicar* el kettling

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