nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 1.1 (vidrio fino) crystal 1.2 (España/Spain) (vidrio) glass
- 2 2.1 (trozo) piece of glass había cristales rotos por el suelo there were pieces of broken glass o/or there was broken glass all over the floor 2.2 (lente) lens 2.3 (España/Spain) (de ventana) pane una gamuza para limpiar los cristales a chamois for cleaning the windows detrás de los cristales antibalas/ahumados behind the bulletproof/smoked glass
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...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.