Translation of rinse in Spanish:

rinse

Pronunciation: /rɪns/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (wash) [cutlery/hands] enjuagar*; [rice/mushrooms] lavar rinse the tealeaves down the sink echa las hojas de té por el desagüe y deja correr el agua
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    • Quickly, Darren rinsed out his glass and stood by up the fridge, waiting for his father.
    • Then I gulped down my lukewarm milk, rinsed out the glass in the sink, drank two cups of cold water, and rinsed the glass a final time before heading out into the living room.
    • I rose quickly from my chair and rinsed out my bowl.
    1.2 (to remove soap) [clothes/hair] enjuagar* or (Spain/España) , aclarar; [dishes] enjuagar*
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    • Wash the face piece in detergent and water, rinse it thoroughly, and dry it in a well-ventilated area.
    • Thoroughly rinse the tank with clean water for a minimum of 5 minutes, flushing water through the boom and hoses.
    • She ran the faucet one last time and ran her hands under the stream of water, rinsing them clean of the variety of juices from the messy food.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (wash) enjuague (masculine) to give sth a rinse enjuagar* algo, darle* un enjuague a algo 1.2 (to remove soap — from clothes) enjuague (masculine) or (Spain/España) aclarado (masculine); (— from dishes) enjuague (masculine) 1.3 (tint) tintura (feminine) ([ no permanente ]) she's had a blue rinse se ha dado reflejos azules

Phrasal verbs

rinse down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
enjuagar*

rinse off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [suds/dirt] quitar 1.2 [plate] enjuagar*

rinse out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [clothes] (to remove soap) enjuagar* or (Spain/España) aclarar; [cups/pans] enjuagar* to rinse out one's mouth enjuagarse* la boca 1.2 [dirt/soap/shampoo] quitar

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.