Die Übersetzung von "ply" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /plaɪ/ us

to sell or to work regularly at something, especially at a job that involves selling things

Fishermen in small boats ply their trade up and down the coast.
Dealers are openly plying drugs in school playgrounds.
The market traders were loudly plying their wares.

Phrasal Verb (n)

noun [ no plural ] uk /plaɪ/ us

the particular number of threads from which wool, rope, etc. is made, used as a measure of its thickness

six balls of four-ply (wool)
What ply do you need for that knitting pattern?

the particular number of layers from which plywood or tissue is formed, used as a measure of its thickness

Will three-ply (= woolmade from three layers stuck together) be strong enough for making a shelf?

(Die Übersetzung von "ply" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)