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Translation of "piece" - English-Spanish dictionary

piece

noun /piːs/
a part of anything trozo, pedazo a piece of cake He examined it carefully piece by piece (= each piece separately). a single thing or example of something pedazo (de papel); una (noticia) a piece of paper a piece of news. a composition in music, writing (an article, short story etc ), drama, sculpture etc pieza He wrote a piece on social reform in the local newspaper. a coin of a particular value moneda a five-pence piece. in chess, draughts/checkers and other games, a small shape made of wood, metal, plastic etc that is moved according to the rules of the game. pieza piecemeal adverb a little bit at a time; not as a whole poco a poco He did the work piecemeal. go (all) to pieces (of a person) to collapse physically or nervously derrumbarse, venirse abajo She went to pieces when her husband died. in pieces with its various parts not joined together desmontado The bed is delivered in pieces and the customer has to put it together himself. broken hecho pedazos/trizas/añicos The vase was lying in pieces on the floor. piece together phrasal verb to put (the pieces of something) together reconstruir, recomponer They tried to piece together the fragments of the broken vase. to pieces into separate, usually small pieces, or into the various parts from which (something) is made en pedazos It was so old that it fell to pieces when I touched it.
(Definition of piece from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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