There are 2 translations of reef in Spanish:

reef1

Pronunciation: /riːf/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Geog] arrecife (m); (seen as hazard) escollo (m), arrecife (m) 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 [Min] veta (f)
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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 [Naut] banda (f) 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:

reef2

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.