Translation of trowel in Spanish:

trowel

Pronunciation: /ˈtraʊəl/

n

  • 1.1 [Building/Construcción] paleta (f), llana (f) to lay it on with a trowel recargar* las tintas he really laid it on with a trowel realmente se le fue la mano or [colloquial/familiar] se pasó
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    • Remove the bricks and use a pointed trowel to apply mortar to the concrete base, but do not go beyond the chalk lines.
    • Using a trowel, apply plaster over the hole covering the patch and filling the entire hole.
    • Using your chalk line as a guide, spread the mortar with a notched trowel over a 2x5-foot section of the floor.
    1.2 (for gardening) desplantador (m), palita (f)
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    • To help you determine planting depths and plant spacing, garden trowels often come with measurements right on the metal.
    • Probably one of the most-used small tools is the trowel, which is ideal for digging small holes for planting and transplanting annuals, vegetables and other smaller plants.
    • Chris sighed and kept on digging his trowel into the earth.

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