- 1 c (on wound) costra (f), postilla (f)More example sentences
- As this mesh dries, it hardens and forms a scab to protect the wound as it heals.
- Women should therefore actively avoid becoming pregnant for at least four weeks after vaccination and until the scab has completely healed and fallen off.
- He has played until his fingers blistered, the blisters burst, the wounds scabbed and the scabs formed calluses.
- 2 c (strike breaker) [pejorative/peyorativo] esquirol (mf) [peyorativo/pejorative], rompehuelgas (mf) [peyorativo/pejorative], carnero, -ra (m,f) (RPl) [fam & pey]More example sentences
- The newspapers, in full swing of yellow journalism, want to see violence in the yards between the scabs and the striking workers, but there is no violence.
- Industrialists struggling against labor unions often exploited the new immigrants, making them scabs during worker strikes.
- The government will say that the ACTU has passed a motion condemning criminal conduct so it should also condemn workers standing on a picket line refusing to let scabs in because that's criminal conduct.
- 3 u (disease) roña (f), sarna (f) (del ganado)More example sentences
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- The state was also called in to deal with stock disease, especially scab - a major constraint on wool production.
- Copperas was used as an eye ointment during the medieval period, to treat scab in sheep, and later (presumably in small quantities) as a laxative.
- The disappointing turnout was probably due to the regulations which restricted sheep movements in a bid to prevent scab.
- Apple scab is a fungal disease that causes black splotches on leaves and fruit.
- Apple trees are commonly attacked by a fungal disease called apple scab.
- The diseases are apple scab, powdery mildew, and cedar-apple rust.
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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.