There are 2 translations of reef in Spanish:

reef1

Pronunciation: /riːf/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] arrecife (masculine); (seen as hazard) escollo (masculine), arrecife (masculine) a coral reef un arrecife de coral
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    • Below are beautiful coral reefs, turtles, sharks and a clean ocean floor.
    • To illustrate the point, Knowlton offers the example of coral reefs, which she describes as the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
    • Mostly we dived shallow coral reefs in the order of 12m deep and less.
    1.2 [Mining/Minería] veta (feminine)
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    • Apparently, three of the Struben brothers' workers were among those who struck gold in the main reef.
    • The city's population grew during that decade from 70,000 to over 500,000, as fortunes were won and lost on the nearby gold reefs.
    • The story of gold is told in a bus tour taking in the site where Harrison identified the gold reef in Langlaagte.
  • 2 [Nautical/Náutica] banda (feminine) de rizo
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    • We had to sail her with ‘two reefs in’, a reduced sail area for the rough conditions.

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There are 2 translations of reef in Spanish:

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.