Translation of "ply" - English-Spanish dictionary

ply

verb uk /plaɪ/

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

ejercer, vender
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 verbs ply sb with sth
noun [ no plural ] uk /plaɪ/

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

cabo, hebra
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

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

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

ply

verb /plai/ (past tense, past participle plied)

an old word for to work at

ejercer
He plies his trade as weaver.

to use (a tool etc) vigorously.

manejar

to keep supplying

no parar de ofrecer
They plied their guests with drink.

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