Translation of "crater" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkreɪ.tər/ us /-t̬ɚ/

the round hole at the top of a volcano, or a hole in the ground similar to this

the huge crater of Vesuvius
a bomb crater
With a good telescope, you can see craters on the moon.
cratered adjective uk /-təd/ us /-t̬ɚd/

(Translation of “crater” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkreitə/

the bowl-shaped mouth of a volcano

The island is covered in volcanic craters.

a hollow made in the ground by a bomb etc

The bombs left craters several yards wide and damaged nearby buildings.

(Translation of “crater” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)