Translation of slab in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /slæb/


  • 1.1 (of stone) losa (f); (of concrete) bloque (m); (of wood) tabla (f); (of cake, bread) pedazo (m), trozo (m) (grueso) a marble slab una placa de mármol a slab of chocolate una tableta de chocolate
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    • Massive concrete floor slabs provide thermal storage, collecting heat and giving it off again later on.
    • Concrete paving slabs, available from the big DIY chains, can look almost as good as the real thing.
    • A concrete slab on grade or floor is going to crack.
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    • Stuff it into a red bell pepper instead of sandwiching it between two slabs of Wonder bread.
    • We enjoyed it with a slab of delicious chocolate cake.
    • There is something utterly indulgent, delicious and satisfying about a slab of chocolate cake.
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    • There was raw chicken on a driftwood slab for this farewell meal too.
    • This is where we met them, crawling out of timber slab houses.
    • Now we were before the great hall itself, and I looked up at timber walls made of slabs of oak four times my height.
    1.2 (in mortuary) [colloquial/familiar] the slab la mesa de autopsias
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    • Some churches are as warm and inviting as a mortuary slab.
    • She begins to experiment, creating casts of mortuary slabs as well as mundane household objects.
    • Whiteread cast them from two mortuary slabs which she had bought from a salvage yard in Hackney.
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    • Winner gets a free slab of beer and all the pies that they can eat.
    • There were hundreds, if not thousands, of megalitres being traded for one slab of beer.
    • Load up the ute with two spare tyres and a few slabs of beer, we're off on a virtual road trip through the history of life.

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