There are 2 translations of stalk in Spanish:

stalk1

Pronunciation: /stɔːk/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of plant) tallo (m); (of leaf, flower) pedúnculo (m), tallo (m); (of fruit) rabillo (m), cabito (m) (RPl) ; (of cabbage, lettuce) troncho (m), tronco (m) asparagus stalks espárragos (mpl) she's got legs like stalks tiene las piernas como palillos or (Méx) popotes his eyes stood out on stalks se le salían los ojos de las órbitas
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    • As seeds ripened during the course of the experiment, the inflorescences were harvested by clipping the main stalk of each flowering culm just below the lowermost panicle branch.
    • To prepare parsley for chopping, pull leaves from the main stalk.
    • Ally chewed a grass stalk and listened to the bumblebees.
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    • Its heart-shaped leaves float on the water surface and five-petaled white flowers rise on little stalks above the leaves.
    • They attack young leaves, flower stalks and buds.
    • Exacerbated by warm, humid weather, red blotch infects leaves, flower stalks, blooms and bulb scales.
    1.2 (BrE) [Auto] palanca (f)
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    • The stalks controlling lights and windscreen wipers are to European standards, with lights to the left and wipers to the right.
    • The only annoyance is that the wiper and light control stalks remain on the Japanese sides of the steering wheel.
    • There are steering column stalks to control the audio and cruise control and expect to find plenty of cubby holes and storage bins.
  • 2 (in hunting) acecho (m)
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    • We parked the truck and started a stalk of the goats up shale and alpine forbs slopes.
    • This technique, called "glassing" allows the hunter to spot the game from some distance away, then plan out a ambush or stalk.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of stalk in Spanish:

stalk2

vt

  • 1.1 [prey/game] acechar famine stalks the land [literario/literary] la hambruna asola la región ( or el país etc)
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    • This time, however, the birds were starting to stir and make noise, and a neighbourhood cat was stalking one in the grass that was already making a grab for a worm or two.
    • White Fang does not make an uproar, but rather follows quietly, stalking the stranger.
    • He felt a glow of admiration for Whitepaws; she was now stalking the beast at a safe distance as it approached him.
    1.2 (persecute) asediar, acosar, acechar
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    • He began associating with gangs, using drugs and verbally harassing and stalking young women.
    • Although the case was settled out of court, her father became obsessive, stalking her and paying a private detective to follow her.
    • An obsessed psychologist stalked her ex-lover and his new girlfriend before a Hallowe'en night confrontation ended in murder, a court has been told.

vi

  • she stalked off without a word se fue muy ofendida ( or indignada etc) sin decir palabra

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.