Translation of plant in Spanish:
- 1 countable (Botany) plant lifevida (feminine) vegetal
flora (feminine)Example sentences
- Eventually, it melts to supply water and nutrients to plants and aquatic organisms.
- The satellites monitor the green pigment in plants, or chlorophyll, which leads to estimates of phytoplankton amounts.
- As they grow, green plants and trees fix carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it to tissue.
- Still, the same rule can be applied in a household garden when planting herbaceous plants and smaller shrubs.
- However, in a few cases, seeds of plants cultivated in botanical gardens were also used.
- The front garden also has numerous plants and shrubs.
- 2 2.1 countable (factory, installation)Example sentences2.2 uncountable (equipment) heavy plant (British English)
maquinaria (feminine) pesada(before noun) plant hirealquiler (masculine) de maquinariaExample sentences
- The tariffs that protected these industries also encouraged heavy manufacturing, so that giant car plants were located on the fringe of the postwar city.
- One of the most expensive departments in a car plant is the paint shop, so DeLorean saved the money and pretended that the brushed stainless steel finish was a style feature.
- Avoid the oil refineries and industrial plants around the commercial shipping channel.
- The company auctions excess inventory such as industrial plant and machinery online, and claims the process is secure for both vendors and bidders.
- The appellants were involved in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of plant and machinery for the steel manufacturing industry.
- He says it has also set annual targets for operational efficiency, including plant and machinery downtime.
- 3 countable 3.1 (incriminating item) he said the knife was a plantdijo que el cuchillo se lo habían colocado para inculparlo3.2 (spy, agent)infiltrado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
agente (masculine or feminine) enemigo ( or de la oposición etc)Example sentences
- Elizabeth was convinced that Paul was a CIA plant there to spy on her.
- I could tell she was a plant the minute she started speaking.
- 1 1.1(flower/trees)
plantar(seeds)he planted the seed of suspicion in her mind
sembrarsembró la sospecha en ellaExample sentences1.2 (garden/hillside)to plant something (
- For the last two years Joshua, a year four pupil at Moorhouse Primary School, has helped her to plant seeds, bulbs and plants and to tidy the garden.
- In this paper we report on patterns of growth rings formed in four species of alpine forbs that were grown from seed and were planted in a restoration experiment on an alpine ski run in the Swiss Alps.
- Now is the time to plan and plant flower bulbs for the holidays for both gifts and decorations.
withsomething)plantar algo (fields planted with wheat dealgo)campos plantados de trigoExample sentences
- In August, open areas can be planted with perennial cover crops such as clover or sainfoin, sometimes called esparcet or holy clover.
- We had a large kitchen garden and occasionally planted a small field of corn but we did not maintain a high operation farm like the majority of our neighbors.
- A bit of a waste of a resource when we could be planting plantations on cleared land, instead of chopping down magnificent forests.
- 2 (place)(flag)she planted a kiss on his cheek
plantarle dio un beso en la mejillale plantó un beso en la mejilla [colloquial]to plant a punch on somebody [colloquial]plantarle un puñetazo a alguien [colloquial]to plant one's feet on the groundplantar los pies en el sueloshe planted herself right next to mese me plantó or se me plantificó justo al lado [colloquial]Example sentences
- Next thing I know a quite attractive dark haired woman, in her late twenties I think, has wrapped her arms around my neck and planted a very solid kiss on my lips.
- Then he grabbed me by the head and planted an enormous red kiss on my cheek.
- He swivels his head towards her, planting a light sweet kiss on her lips.
- In a separate incident in Jebaliya, the army said it shot a man who was throwing grenades and planting a bomb.
- Sources said that two time bombs were planted to destroy the antenna which exploded simultaneously.
- His plan failed when he ran out of money for explosives and his conspirators planted the bomb next to the wrong support structure within the basement of the building.
- 3 (Law) 3.1(drugs/evidence)to plant something
colocar (con el propósito de inculpar a alguien)
onsomebodycolocar(le) algothey had planted the gun on him aalguienle habían colocado la pistola para inculparloExample sentences3.2
- I decided to plant an imposter cava among the seven authentic champagnes.
- After all, if someone has gained control of a suspect's computer couldn't incriminated material be planted?
- She probably made him plant false evidence to hide what really happened that day.
- He was in fact an undercover officer planted by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
- As for him, he's convinced that he is an agent who's been planted to subvert India.
- They combined nobility of thought with practical incapacity; they did not spot the Gestapo informer planted on them.
trasplantar (a la intemperie)
trasplantar (a la intemperie)
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