There are 2 translations of shingle in Spanish:

shingle1

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪŋgəl/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (stones) guijarros (masculine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) shingle beach playa (feminine) de guijarros
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    • 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.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Building/Construcción]teja plana y delgada, gen de madera
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    • 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.
  • 3 countable/numerable (signboard) (American English/inglés norteamericano) placa (feminine) to put o hang up one's shingle [colloquial/familiar] abrir* una consulta ( or bufete etc)
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    • 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.
  • 4 countable/numerable shingle (cut) (haircut) corte (masculine) a la or a lo garçonne or garçon see also shingles

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There are 2 translations of shingle in Spanish:

shingle2

vt

  • 1 [roof] cubrir* con guijarros
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    • 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
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    • 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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Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.