Translation of marble in Spanish:

marble

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːrbəl; ˈmɑːbəl/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Mining/Minería] mármol (masculine) a marble-topped table una mesa de mármol
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    • She walked through her kitchen and down the hall to the foyer, which was complete with white marble flooring and a crystal chandelier.
    • The room was painted pearl white which happened to match the polished marble floor.
    • The floors were made from highly polished white marble that appeared to be as new as the day it had been set down.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Art/Arte] escultura (f)/estatua (f) de mármol
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    • Within that huge space, the marbles will be arrayed around the outside of a rectangular structure that is the same length and width as the Parthenon.
    • Of the outstanding figures of the period, Henry Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel, was the first to collect marbles seriously.
    • Sciberras excels in his evaluation of evidence and in technical matters such as the precise identification of all the various marbles.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Games/Juegos] canica (feminine) or (South America/América del Sur) bolita (feminine) to play marbles jugar* a las canicas or (South America/América del Sur) bolitas for all the marbles (American English/inglés norteamericano) that defeat was for all the marbles esa derrota fue decisiva or definitiva to lose one's marbles [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] perder* la chaveta [colloquial/familiar] the old man's lost his marbles el viejo está reblandecido or [colloquial/familiar] ha perdido la chaveta to pick up one's marbles (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] tirar la toalla or la esponja [colloquial/familiar]
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    • For Irving, I bought a one dollar sack of glass marbles.
    • Drive-by vandals hurling rocks and marbles at glass shopfronts are forcing business owners to fear for their safety and bear the cost of thousands of dollars in repairs.
    • Fill martini glasses with BBs or marbles, leaving 1/2 inch at the top of the glass.
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    • Outdoor games like marbles, jacks, hopscotch not only occupy your kids, they will also strengthen coordination skills.
    • Pupils at Seend School did most of the organisation for the event themselves and thought of ideas for games, including a treasure hunt, marbles and lucky dips.
    • She kept herself busy playing whip a top, hoopla, marbles, hopscotch, hide and seek and oranges and lemons.

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