Translation of pebble in Spanish:

pebble

Pronunciation: /ˈpebəl/

n

  • 1.1 (smooth stone) guijarro (m), piedrecita (f) or (esp AmL) piedrita (f) not to be the only pebble on the beach (BrE) he's not the only pebble on the beach no es el único hombre ( or candidato etc), hay mucho más donde elegir (before n) pebble beach playa (f) de guijarros
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    • 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.
    1.2 (rock crystal) cristal (m) de roca; (before n) [glasses] de cristales gruesos, de culo or (Chi) de poto de botella [familiar/colloquial]

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