Translation of pebble in Spanish:
- 1.1 (smooth stone) guijarro (masculine), piedrecita (feminine) or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) piedrita (feminine) not to be the only pebble on the beach (British English/inglés británico) he's not the only pebble on the beach no es el único hombre ( or candidato etc), hay mucho más donde elegir (before noun/delante del nombre) pebble beach playa (feminine) de guijarrosExample sentences1.2 (rock crystal) cristal (masculine) de roca; (before noun/delante del nombre) [glasses] de cristales gruesos, de culo or (Chile) de poto de botella [colloquial/familiar]
- We had sediments, river mud, pebbles rounded by water action, even the remains of aquatic plants on the site.
- It's a lovely place and we walked across stepping stones and skimmed pebbles in the river.
- They consist of particulate rocks that vary in size from sand to pebbles and cobbles.
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