- 1 c (on wound) costra (f), postilla (f)More example sentences
- As this mesh dries, it hardens and forms a scab to protect the wound as it heals.
- Women should therefore actively avoid becoming pregnant for at least four weeks after vaccination and until the scab has completely healed and fallen off.
- He has played until his fingers blistered, the blisters burst, the wounds scabbed and the scabs formed calluses.
- 2 c (strike breaker) [pejorative/peyorativo] esquirol (mf) [peyorativo/pejorative], rompehuelgas (mf) [peyorativo/pejorative], carnero, -ra (m,f) (RPl) [fam & pey]More example sentences
- The newspapers, in full swing of yellow journalism, want to see violence in the yards between the scabs and the striking workers, but there is no violence.
- Industrialists struggling against labor unions often exploited the new immigrants, making them scabs during worker strikes.
- The government will say that the ACTU has passed a motion condemning criminal conduct so it should also condemn workers standing on a picket line refusing to let scabs in because that's criminal conduct.
- 3 u (disease) roña (f), sarna (f) (del ganado)More example sentences
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- The state was also called in to deal with stock disease, especially scab - a major constraint on wool production.
- Copperas was used as an eye ointment during the medieval period, to treat scab in sheep, and later (presumably in small quantities) as a laxative.
- The disappointing turnout was probably due to the regulations which restricted sheep movements in a bid to prevent scab.
- Apple scab is a fungal disease that causes black splotches on leaves and fruit.
- Apple trees are commonly attacked by a fungal disease called apple scab.
- The diseases are apple scab, powdery mildew, and cedar-apple rust.
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...
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