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shingle 1

American English: /ˈʃɪŋɡəl/
British English: /ˈʃɪŋɡ(ə)l/

noun

  • uncountable (stones)
    guijarros (masculine plural)
    (before noun) shingle beach
    playa (feminine) de guijarros
    Example sentences
    • There were also sand dunes and shingle banks that were later used for building roads in the new town.
    • Most of the Thames Bank is shingle and stone so sand is relatively rare.
    • I find soft, powdery sand, hard sand, loose shingle banks and a couple of streams.

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shingle 2
American English: /ˈʃɪŋɡəl/
British English: /ˈʃɪŋɡ(ə)l/

noun

  • 1 (Constr)
    (teja plana y delgada, gen de madera)
    Example sentences
    • Remove enough of the roof shingles, tiles, gravel, or other roofing material down to the tar paper.
    • Roofs may be covered with tiles, wooden shingles, or zinc sheets.
    • Check that your roof isn't missing any shingles, tiles, slates or nails.
  • 2shingle (cut) (haircut)
    corte (masculine) a la or a lo garçonne or garçon
    see also shingles
  • 3 (signboard)
    (American English)
    placa (feminine)
    to put o hang up one's shingle [colloquial]
    abrir una consulta ( or bufete etc)
    Example sentences
    • This is my only reason for justifying the shingle hanging outside in the boulevard.
    • So, I'll leave my shingle hanging outside this virtual stoop a while longer.
    • The shingle on his door says that he is a Jungian analyst.

transitive verb

  • 1
    (roof)
    cubrir con guijarros
    Example sentences
    • Once the flat planes of the roof have been shingled, you will need to apply the hip shingles, if you have a hip roof, which will be overlapped by the ridge shingles.
    • The roof was shingled with maroon tiles, and the chimney was made mostly of red brick.
    • So, after two years and $1.4 billion of preparation this is where we're at: a bunch of skilled scientists doing the outer-space equivalent of shingling a roof.
  • 2
    (hair)
    cortar a la or a lo garçonne or garçon
    Example sentences
    • My hair is shingled, and the longest strands are about nine inches long.
    • And although shingled hair was wildly popular in the period, it still seems to have connoted rejection of traditional relationships.
    • He had taken a liking to my mother, who looked more forward than she was, with her shingled hair and very short skirt showing a lot of silk stocking.

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