Spanish translation of “piece”
piece noun /piːs/
› a part of anything
a piece of cake He examined it carefully piece by piece (= each piece separately). › a single thing or example of something
a piece of paper a piece of news. › a composition in music, writing (an article, short story etc), drama, sculpture etc
He wrote a piece on social reform in the local newspaper. › a coin of a particular value
a five-pence piece. › in chess, draughts and other games, a small shape made of wood, metal, plastic etc that is moved according to the rules of the game.
piecemeal adverb › a little bit at a time; not as a whole
He did the work piecemeal. go (all) to pieces › (of a person) to collapse physically or nervously
She went to pieces when her husband died. in pieces › with its various parts not joined together
The bed is delivered in pieces and the customer has to put it together himself. › broken
The vase was lying in pieces on the floor. piece together › to put (the pieces of something) together
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
It was so old, it fell to pieces when I touched it.