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Translation of "bone" - English-Spanish dictionary

bone

noun /bəun/
(anatomy ) the hard substance forming the skeleton of man, animals etc hueso Bone decays far more slowly than flesh. (anatomy) a piece of this substance hueso She broke two of the bones in her foot. bony adjective thin esquelético bony fingers. like bone huesudo a bony substance. full of bones lleno de huesos This fish is very bony. bone china noun china in whose manufacture the ashes of burnt bones are used. porcelana The dinner plates are made of bone china. bone idle adjective very lazy holgazán, vago He could find a job but he’s bone idle. a bone of contention noun a cause of argument or quarrelling/quarreling manzana de la discordia Ownership of the land was a bone of contention between the two men for many years. have a bone to pick with (someone) to have something to argue about with (a person) tener una cuenta que ajustar con (alguien) I have a bone to pick with you. Why didn’t you do the dishes yesterday? to the bone thoroughly and completely hasta los huesos, hasta los tuétanos I was chilled to the bone. to the minimum al mínimo I’ve cut my expenses to the bone.
Translations of “bone”
in Arabic عَظْم…
in Korean 뼈…
in Malaysian tulang…
in French os…
in Turkish kemik…
in Italian osso, spina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骨,骨頭, 肉骨, 魚骨…
in Russian кость…
in Polish kość, ość…
in Vietnamese bộ xương, xương…
in Portuguese osso, espinha…
in Thai กระดูก…
in German der Knochen…
in Catalan os…
in Japanese 骨…
in Indonesian tulang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骨,骨头, 肉骨, 鱼刺…
(Definition of bone from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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