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ledge

Pronunciation: /ledʒ/

Translation of ledge in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (on wall) cornisa (feminine)
    (window ledge)
    (exterior) alféizar (masculine) or antepecho (masculine) (de la ventana); (interior) repisa (feminine) (de la ventana)
    1.2 (on cliff) saliente (masculine) or (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Next month we'll look at those tricky double ledges where a second ledge is close behind the first.
    • The water droplets that remain on surfaces leave mineral deposits that form little ledges that collect more mineral deposits and scum each time the shower is used.
    • It has a rich and varied flora due to a combination of limestone ledges and limey soils, and separate areas of non-limy glacial deposits.
    1.3 (underwater ridge) arrecife (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Cleaner wrasses set up cleaning stations near rocks or under ledges on the reef.
    • Turtles rest on the reef top or on ledges beneath coral overhangs, though they can often be seen cruising along the reef edge.
    • My buddy enthusiastically pointed out a lobster beneath a ledge, as well as a miniature version that was only about 3cm long!

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