Translation of pouch in Spanish:

pouch

Pronunciation: /paʊtʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (small bag) bolsa (feminine) tobacco pouch petaca (feminine) hunter's pouch morral (masculine) de cazador
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    • The cartridges are carried in a clip in bunches of five, and these are carried in small leather pouches attached to the belt, several in a pouch.
    • Basic webbing ammunition belts and pouches were supplemented by as many bandoliers as the soldier could carry without falling down.
    • Kneeling, he took some birdfeed out of a pouch attached to his belt and placed it on Jack's cheek.
    1.2 (under eyes) bolsa (feminine) 1.3 (for correspondence) (American English/inglés norteamericano) valija (feminine)
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    • A spokesman for Royal Mail said secure pouches were strategically positioned to give a better service of delivery.
    • A postwoman watched in amazement as two teenagers snatched her Royal Mail pouch bag full of letters while it was attached to her bike.
    • Royal Mail has applied for planning permission for pouch boxes, which are used to store additional delivery bags on heavy rounds.
  • 2 [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Zoology/Zoología] bolsa (feminine)
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    • The primary difference is that the young are not raised in a special pouch, as in marsupials.
    • The functions of the brood, incubating and marsupial pouches should be further investigated in relation to their osmoprotective and perhaps also trophic roles for the embryos.
    • Two situations are considered, internal development of the embryos in closed incubating, brood or marsupial pouches, and external development in eggs exposed to the external medium.
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    • I sucked all the spit from the pouches of my cheeks, making a nice squishy sound.
    • He caught chipmunks whose cheek pouches were so stuffed with lodgepole pine seeds that not one more would fit.
    • In the breeding season, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches develop throat pouches that allow them to carry food back to their young at the nest.
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    • It is pretty much impossible to turn back the negative effects of ongoing sleep deprivation - when it starts showing up in lackluster skin and pouches under the eyes, it's way too late.
    • But they were worried - worried about what the deep, blue pouches under his eyes meant, worried about the way he seemed always lost in thought during mealtimes.
    • When I looked at myself in the mirror these days, I saw tangled hair, baggy pouches over my cheeks, hollow, empty eyes.

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