Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “wall” en inglés

See all translations

wall

noun uk   /wɔːl/ us    /wɑːl/
A1 [C] a vertical structure, often made of stone or brick, that divides or surrounds something: The walls in this apartment are so thin you can hear just about every word the neighbours say. The walls look a bit bare - can't we put some pictures up? We had to climb over a ten-foot wall to get into the garden. The Berlin Wall came down in 1989. [C] any outer part of a hollow structure in the body: the wall of the womb/stomach an artery wall [C] a mass of people or things formed in such a way that you cannot get through or past them: The demonstrators formed a solid wall to stop the police from getting past them. The shot curved past the Newcastle defensive wall and inside the far post. [C] in football, a row of players who stand ten yards away from where a free kick is taken in order to make scoring directly from the free kick more difficult: Rooney curved the free kick past the Newcastle defensive wall and inside the far post. [S] literary a large, powerful, usually fast moving mass of something: After the rains, the houses were washed away by a wall of mud/water. [S] a way of feeling or behaving that completely prevents two groups of people from communicating with or understanding each other: There is a wall of mistrust between the two groups.
More examples
Traducciones de “wall”
en coreano 벽, 담…
en árabe حائط, سور…
en francés mur(aille), mur…
en turco duvar…
en italiano muro, parete…
en chino (tradicionál) 牆,牆壁,圍牆, (身體中中空結構的)壁, 人牆…
en ruso стена, ограда…
en polaco ściana, mur…
en español muro, tapia, muralla…
en portugués muro, parede…
en alemán die Mauer, die Wand…
en catalán paret, mur…
en japonés 壁, 塀…
en chino (simplificado) 墙,墙壁,围墙, (身体中中空结构的)壁, 人墙…
(Definition of wall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de wall
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “wall” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

piglet

a baby pig

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Aprende más