una chapa de metal translation English | Spanish-English dictionary

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exp.
a sheet of metal
exp.
a metal sheet
exp.
a steel plate
exp.
a wooden panel
nf.
disc brake pad
exp.
a table covered with a walnut veneer
exp.
a door with beautiful metalwork overlay
[Tech.]
exp.
sensible man
[Dated]
exp.
not to have a farthing {o} cent
[Dated] (MODISMOS)
exp.
the panel of the car
exp.
filthy lucre
exp.
non-ferrous metal
exp.
non-ferrous metal
exp.
the sculpture includes sheet metal and wood
exp.
a thing {o} whatnot {o} thingummyjig for cutting metal with
exp.
the bodywork has rusted
exp.
it can be used for {o} it is suitable for cleaning metal
exp.
the acid has eaten the metal away
exp.
the drawing process toughens the metal
exp.
that puts a strain on the metal of the hinges
exp.
the clang of hammers on metal
exp.
the sound of hammers beating the metal
exp.
to turn tricks
[Vulg.] (MODISMOS)
exp.
he has badges all over his jacket
Collins

chapa  

      sf  
1    (=material)   sheet metal  
la escultura incorpora chapa y madera      the sculpture includes sheet metal and wood  
2    (=lámina)  
una chapa de metal      a metal sheet, a sheet of metal  
una chapa de madera      a wooden panel  
una chapa de acero      a steel plate  
la chapa del coche      the panel of the car  
una mesa revestida con chapa de nogal      a table covered with a walnut veneer  
  chapa acanalada, chapa ondulada   corrugated iron (sheet)
3    [+de policía]   badge  
[+de adorno]  
badge  
lleva la cazadora llena de chapas      he has badges all over his jacket  
4    [+de botella]   cap, top
5      (Cono Sur)  
[+de matrícula]  

  chapa de patente   licence o   (EEUU)   license plate
6    chapas   (=juego)   game of throwing bottle tops   game of throwing bottle tops  
7      (Esp)  
**   one-hundred-peseta coin   one-hundred-peseta coin  
MODISMOS estar sin chapa      anticuado   not to have a farthing o cent  
8    MODISMOS hacer chapas      **   (=prostituirse)   to turn tricks **     
9      (LAm)   (=cerradura)   lock  
(=tirador)  
(door) handle
10    hombre de chapa      anticuado   sensible man  
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