Translation of fur in Spanish:

fur

Pronunciation: /fɜːr; fɜː(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of animal) [Zoology/Zoología] pelo (masculine), pelaje (masculine); [Clothing/Indumentaria] piel (feminine) fur-lined leather gloves guantes de cuero forrados de piel fake o fun fur piel (feminine) sintética
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    • Camel hair is from the extremely soft and fine fur from the undercoat of the camel.
    • The females in particular were sought after for their fine, soft fur.
    • Its fur was soft and fine as she gave it a gentle pat on the head.
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    • He was also wearing a coat with fur trim on the hood and a beret which had a badge on the front.
    • People in towns and cities tend to wear modern clothes made of manufactured cloth, perhaps with fur coats and hats in winter.
    • Leather and/or fur hats can look great on older men who want to keep warm while maintaining their refined, polished look.
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    • Walk in, and you'll find everything from funky furs to elegant dress coats.
    • He used vivid shocking pink dyed furs atop huge enveloping coats.
    • He intended to store winter garments and furs for people for a fee.
    1.2 countable/numerable (pelt) piel (feminine)
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    • They were comfortable in the warm southern sunshine, but felt strange to one who had worn nothing but animal skins and furs all his life.
    • While it is widely acceptable to object to eating flesh, wearing skins and furs, and sport-hunting of non-human animals, the objection to vivisection is relatively muted in comparison.
    • That's why, for much of history, furs and skins from the more aggressive carnivores have been an essential part of the ceremonial dress of kings, emperors and dictators.
    1.3 countable/numerable (garment) prenda (feminine) de piel or (in Spain also/en España también) de pieles 1.4 uncountable/no numerable (on tongue) saburra (feminine) I woke up with fur on my tongue me desperté con la lengua sucia or pastosa
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    • Just had a bit of breakfast and I'm now trying to get the fur off my tongue while writing this.
    • When the functions of an internal organ are disrupted, the symptoms can be discerned in the complexion, eyes, color, voice and texture of the tongue fur.
    1.5 uncountable/no numerable (limescale) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) sarro (masculine)
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    • It, together with calcium carbonate, or the chalk of limestone deposits, is what makes water ‘hard’ and furs up the kettle.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • fur (up)

    (British English/inglés británico) hard water can fur the pipes el agua dura hace que se forme sarro en las tuberías

Phrasal verbs

fur up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (British English/inglés británico)
cubrirse* de sarro

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