Dab in spanish


pronunciation: lenguɑdoʊ part of speech: noun
In gestures

dab1 = poquito, pizca. [Generalmente algo húmedo, líquido o semilíquido]

Example: Another method is to apply a dab of ketchup on a soft cloth and rub over tarnished spots.


» be a dab hand at = ser un manitas con, ser un artista con, ser un mañoso con, ser un hacha con, tener mucha maña para.

Example: Sally is a dab hand at interior design, often called upon by friends for eccentric design advice.

dab2 = golpecito, toque. 

Example: I found it a tad strange at first, but the engine fires up quickly and quietly with a dab on the throttle and I soon got used to it.

dab3 = platija. 

Example: With dabs and most of the flatfish, the bone structure makes filleting a doddle because you can lay the knife against the central skeleton to take off the fillets.

dab4 = mojar, humedecer, untar. 

Example: Meanwhile the other man got the ink ready -- it was simply a black oil paint -- and dabbed it over the face of the type when the press was open.


» dab up = secar.

Example: Place a drop of a saturated solution of sugar in water on the paper and dab up the excess liquid with cotton wool.

Dab synonyms

tap in spanish: grifo, pronunciation: tæp part of speech: noun, verb pat in spanish: palmadita, pronunciation: pæt part of speech: noun splash in spanish: chapoteo, pronunciation: splæʃ part of speech: noun, verb swab in spanish: torunda, pronunciation: swɑb part of speech: noun splatter in spanish: salpicar, pronunciation: splætɜr part of speech: noun, verb swob in spanish: estropajo, pronunciation: swɔb part of speech: noun
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