There are 2 translations of mushroom in Spanish:

mushroom1

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌʃrʊm; -ruːm/

n

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Word of the day madeja
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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 2 translations of mushroom in Spanish:

mushroom2

vi

  • 1 (form, increase rapidly) [town/population/business] crecer* rápidamente; [companies/buildings/newspapers] aparecer* or brotar como hongos or (Chile) como callampas, multiplicarse* it has mushroomed into a multimillion-dollar business se ha convertido de la noche a la mañana en un negocio multimillonario a mushrooming population/city una población/ciudad que crece desenfrenadamente
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    • As the number of golf courses mushrooms, concerns have arisen about the development of young golfers who will bring popularity to the game.
    • Starting from Florence, these protests rapidly mushroomed over the entire country.
    • The federal prison population has mushroomed since the 1980s when stiff mandatory sentences were introduced for federal offenses, especially drug crimes.
  • 2 [Military/Militar] [Nuclear Physics/Física Nuclear] formar un hongo
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    • The recovered bullet had stayed together and mushroomed to a full inch - the only .45 slug I've ever seen expand that much in living flesh and bone.
    • At that range, the bullets would barely have had time to mushroom before punching straight through him, dermal weave or not.
    • When a hollow point bullet hits a bullet proof vest, it mushrooms and will not go through the vest.
  • 3 (gather mushrooms) to go mushrooming ir* a buscar hongos or (especially Spain/especialmente España) setas or (Chile) callampas

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Word of the day madeja
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hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.