There are 2 translations of scrap in Spanish:

scrap1

Pronunciation: /skræp/

n

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (of paper, cloth, leather) pedacito (m), trocito (m) scraps of fabric retazos (masculine plural) or (Spain/España) retales (masculine plural) she's just a scrap of a kid es un renacuajo [colloquial/familiar], es un escuincle (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] she ate every last scrap se comió hasta el último bocado
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    • All of the Security Council resolutions and condemnations would still be issued and still be ignored, scraps of paper amounting to nothing.
    • The room fell temporarily silent as the three pieced together all scraps of information.
    • He always had a treat for me; a piece of lard, scraps of smoked fish or ham served with a bright smile and a pat on the head.
    1.2 (single bit) (with neg, no pl) there's not a scrap of truth in the rumor no hay ni (una) pizca or ni un ápice de verdad en el rumor she hasn't done a scrap of work no ha movido un dedo, no ha hecho absolutamente nada, no ha dado golpe (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] it doesn't make a scrap of difference what you think lo que tú pienses no importa en lo más mínimo
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    • No amount of festive tips on the perfect table centrepiece or how to wrap an awkwardly-shaped present will make a scrap of difference.
    • Without a scrap of make-up, the chocolate-box prettiness is still there: the clear turquoise eyes, creamy skin and chiselled bone structure are luminous.
    • So you have an ethics officer in a department or corporation, but no one will take a scrap of notice of them.
  • 2
    (scraps plural)
    2.1 (leftover food) sobras (fpl), sobros (mpl) (Central America/América Central) 2.2 (cracklings) (American English/inglés norteamericano) chicharrones (mpl), cortezas (fpl) de cerdo (Spain/España)
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    • Never leave any food, even leftover scraps or candy bars, around your tent or campfire.
    • For the raccoons, he left food scraps in a hubcap dish leashed by chain to a tree so the animals wouldn't drag it under the cottage.
    • Remember, baits will only be effective if there is no other accessible food around, for example dirty dishes, food scraps.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (reusable waste) is that paper (for) scrap? ¿ese papel es para borrador? we sold our car for scrap vendimos el coche como chatarra (before noun/delante del nombre) scrap dealer chatarrero, (masculine, feminine) scrap iron o metal chatarra (feminine) scrap merchant chatarrero, (masculine, feminine) scrap paper papel (masculine) para borrador he sold the car for its scrap value vendió el coche como chatarra

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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 2 translations of scrap in Spanish:

scrap2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (abandon, cancel) [idea] desechar, descartar; [plan] abandonar; [regulation] abolir*
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    • Cumbrian gamekeepers and stalkers have embraced Government plans to scrap archaic laws stopping the sale of game all year round.
    • Plans to scrap laws which allow parents and patients to sue for billions of pounds worth of compensation were being unveiled by the Tories today.
    • Passengers who were expecting to fly buzz routes in April will have to abandon their plans as its new owner Ryanair plans to scrap the schedule.
    1.2 (convert to scrap) [car/ship/machinery] desguazar* or (Mexico/México) deshuesar or (Chile) desarmar 1.3 (throw away) tirar a la basura, botar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata)
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    • Fishermen who want to trade up and buy a bigger boat usually scrap their existing vessel and buy extra tonnage from the market.
    • I have found after discussions with the dealer that a lot of these old machines are scrapped and thrown out as a profit can no longer be made from them.
    • The one-dimensional approach of the Commission's proposals in terms of retraining fishermen and scrapping vessels will destroy fishing communities.

vi (-pp-)

  • [colloquial/familiar] pelearse
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    • At 6-foot-7 and 250 pounds, the giant enjoys giving his team momentum boosts by scrapping with defenders.
    • In fact, the colony of 3,000 seals is pupping now: weaning their fluffy young, scrapping with their sisters and chasing off marauding bulls keen to get them pregnant again.
    • It turns out that it was BNP officials he was scrapping with.

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Word of the day torta
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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.