- 1.1 (on hose) aspersor (m), válvula (f); (for sugar, salt, flour) espolvoreador (m); (on shower, watering can) (British English/inglés británico) roseta (f), alcachofa (f), regadera (f) (Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela/Colombia, México, Venezuela) , flor (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)More example sentences1.2
(garden sprinkler)aspersor (masculine) 1.3 (for firefighting) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) rociador (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) sprinkler system sistema (masculine) de rociadoresMore example sentences
- There was a water sprinkler to wash down the streets after the market.
- Irrigators are responsible for the costs of all on-farm irrigation equipment such as pipes and sprinklers.
- The main method of irrigation for peanuts is overhead sprinklers.
- He also admitted that Bedfordshire Fire Service had recommended sprinklers be used at the centre.
- The fire alarm deploys a curtain covering the paintings, and then activates the sprinklers.
- A senior fire officer in charge of the incident had ordered sprinklers at the premises to be turned off.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.