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stilt
American English: /stɪlt/
British English: /stɪlt/

Translation of stilt in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (for walking)
    zanco (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The entertainers stood out from the crowd, especially the drag queen on top of an eight foot high pair of stilts.
    • ‘I can't remember when I got my very first pair of stilts, but I was very young, and I just went from there,’ she said.
    • So he and his ensemble created a show featuring nine giraffes, each manned by two actors and a pair of stilts.
  • 2 (Architecture) a house built on stilts
    una casa construida sobre pilotes
    Example sentences
    • Traditional buildings use stilts, heat-drawing chimneys, and spatial planning to increase ventilation and heat dissipation.
    • Baan Dvara Prateep is a compound of brand new wooden buildings erected on wooden stilts by the river bank.
    • Like most buildings in the region, these must be raised off the ground on low piles or stilts to ward off termites and rot.

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