Translation of stool in Spanish:

stool

Pronunciation: /stuːl/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (seat) taburete (m), banco (m) to fall between two stools nadar entre dos aguas this series falls between two stools esta serie no es chicha ni limonada or limoná [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • I nodded and took a seat on the single stool behind the counter.
    • Located on three levels with seating on stools, settees and at conventional tables, the place has a modern airy atmosphere.
    • As I glanced around the room, I only saw a few stools and a single rusted metal couch.
  • 2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (feces) [Medicine/Medicina] deposición (feminine) [formal]
    More example sentences
    • More than 80 percent of acute anal fissures will heal spontaneously with the use of dietary fiber to soften and bulk the stool.
    • Dietary fiber increases the weight and size of your stool and softens it.
    • The symptoms of food intolerance can include burping, indigestion, flatulence, loose stools, headaches, flushing, or nervousness.

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