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mildew
American English: /ˈmɪlˌd(j)u/
British English: /ˈmɪldjuː/

Translation of mildew in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (on plants)
    (on wall, fabric)
    Example sentences
    • And the rainwater leaking into homes now could cause health problems months from now when mould and mildew grow in the carpets and air-conditioning ducts.
    • They collect dust and become an ideal environment for mould and mildew to grow.
    • Also keep an eye on walls which adjoin the bathroom - mildew can grow on a closet wall adjacent to the bathroom, for example.

intransitive verb

  • (plant)
    cubrirse de mildeu or mildiu
    (wall/fabric)
    enmohecerse
    cubrirse de moho
    Example sentences
    • Acid-free and treated with a fungicide to prevent mildewing, the sheets are offered with cold press, hot press and rough surface textures, and are available in 140-and 300-pound weights.
    • Use 100% polyester thread to help prevent the thread from mildewing.
    • About 3 months into moving here, we noticed that every time there was a heavy rain the ceiling of our master closet would get sort of wet and look vaguely like it was mildewing.

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