Traducción de fence en Español:


cerca, n.

Pronunciación /fɛns//fɛns/


  • 1

    • 1.1(barrier)

      cerca femenino
      valla femenino
      cerco masculino América Latina
      wire fence alambrado masculino América Latina
      • Very good control using a wire fence is essential for any kind of utilisation.
      • Lorries are scattered around and a barbed wire fence encircles a large area around the building.
      • They broke the wire fence to the play area along with the overflow pipe to the drinking fountain.
      • These will be placed on a smooth hard standing surface with a fence to enclose the whole skating area.
      • The building was like a fortress, a tall gray monument of dusty windows and old bricks, guarded by crude metal fences all around its perimeter.
      • South Korean news agency Yonhap said the group cut through a wire fence to gain access to the school grounds in a northern suburb of Beijing early Friday.
      • As one approaches it from the road, one sees little more than high fences with guard posts interspersed at intervals.
      • Soldiers found several grenades and tools for cutting fences.
      • There are about a hundred guards at the fence, I'd estimate, and they've got search lights going.
      • On the pretext that the statue was about to be attacked, the army erected a barbed wire fence around the area on May 25 and posted soldiers to guard the edifice.
      • It was completely open, no guards, fences, or locks in sight.
      • A low, black-painted metal fence enclosed a wide area of the plaza, with two gates in every side.
      • Yet it has no bars on its windows, no armed guards or perimeter fences.
      • Dispute over ownership of a broken fence around a play area in Moreton is preventing it being repaired.
      • I remembered all the good times I had there as a kid, watching cricket, jumping over fences and evading security guards.
      • But she'd be a lot more enthusiastic about it if the authorities that run the port didn't put up fences and guards to keep her from it.
      • A few people hurl rocks at guards behind the fence, causing no injuries.
      • They found that both adults and children were able to cross over the guard fences due to insufficient height.
      • He looked over at the fence guarding the graveyard and sighed.
      • Items could include central heating, double glazing, security improvements, tidying of garden areas, improving fences and electrical and gas upgrading.

    • 1.2(in showjumping)

      valla femenino
      • The seven-year-old, who fell at the first fence in the same race last year, took the lead three fences from home.
      • He overcame a mistake at the last fence of the 2002 Irish Grand National to beat the opposition.
      • Murphy stalked the leaders throughout the race before making his move with three fences to go.
      • On the second circuit, these two fences are bypassed and the last obstacle has no fence on it at all.
      • The date is March 1977, a month before Charlotte Brew becomes the first woman to ride over the Grand National fences.
      • As well as cameras mounted on four fences, three jockeys will be fitted with cameras in their riding helmets.
      • Daughter of Princess Anne, and tenth in line to the throne, Phillips would have prevented Funnell from taking the Grand Slam had she not knocked down a fence in the showjumping.
      • I was riding in a beginners' chase, a race for horses seeking their first win over fences.
      • Meanwhile, Newbury's fences are stiffer than most, meaning that a horse must be a sound jumper if it is to do well there.
      • Davy Russell and Cregg House pull off a big surprise over the Grand National fences to win the chase.
      • The horse proved a tough prospect and the pair pulled away with about three fences to go and jumped the last two fences together.
      • Five fences from home, Walsh begins to make his move.
      • Lake was injured when his mount jumped poorly at the next-to-last fence during a novice hurdle race and unseated him.
      • A chase involves larger, rigid fences while a hurdle race is run over shorter, more flexible obstacles.
      • Four horses grazed in a nearby field which was dotted with show-jumping fences.
      • He was favourite to win the race but pulled up with just three fences to go.
      • She narrowly missed out on gold to Pippa Funnell after knocking down a fence in the showjumping.
      • A course with pretty stiff fences, it suits galloping horses and will expose horses who lack stamina.

    • 1.3(on machine)

      protector masculino
      • The fence of a plow plane must be held firmly at the chosen distance from its stock if the tool is to function properly.
      • This leaves a short side surface at right angles to the rear of the strip, adequate for guiding the fence of the cornice plane.
      • The fence of this plane is guided by the drawer side, and the depth stop sets the distance to be cut into the side of the drawer.

  • 2coloquial

    (receiver of stolen goods)
    persona que comercia con objetos robados
    reducidor masculino América del Sur
    reducidora femenino América del Sur
    perista masculino España coloquial
    • There he meets up with the wily Artful Dodger who takes him to thief and fence Fagin, who is in charge of a gang of young pickpockets.
    • For Polanski portrays the fence Fagin and his gang of children who steal silk handkerchiefs, pocket watches and wallets in a far more sympathetic light than the authorities.

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  • 1

    (garden/field) cercar
    (field/garden) vallar
    the field was fenced with wire el campo fue alambrado / cercado con alambre
    • Sections of upper beach were fenced to protect nests, and regulations limiting some recreational activities were posted and enforced.
    • He expressly referred to the significance of the fact that the plots were fenced and to the potential impact on conditions.
    • The land was purchased and fenced at a cost of Euro 27,000.
    • Many graveyards are becoming fenced in and locked up.
    • Two specific areas of trees will be fenced off on the bank of the beck so the saplings will be safe from being eaten by deer or other animals.
    • Although the mined area in subsequent wars was clearly mapped and out of human reach, quite a sizeable portion became a danger zone and was, therefore, fenced.
    • The following day the entire area was fenced off as alterations begin to take place.
    • Their yard or garden will also need to be securely fenced so that the puppy remains safely within its confines.
    • ‘It was the best location as the compound was fenced and could be locked at night,’ Mr Tsirekas said.
    • Moodley says it will be located on the northern side of the dam wall and will be fenced.
    • I have turned up before 5pm and been told the area was fenced off because of lack of staff.
    • The entire area of the marsh has to be fenced to protect the remaining part from further encroachment, say nature lovers, who enjoy its vast expanse and birdlife.
    • In order to close the deal, they first had to fence the 27 acres, separating it from the rest of the farm.
    • The gardens and paddock to the rear and side of the property are railed and fenced to allow maintenance of pony or other animals.
    • Australia led the world in urging that garden swimming pools should be fenced off to protect toddlers.
    • But all of these seeds showed poor abilities to germinate and propagate in the canyon, even in plots that had been fenced to exclude cows and sheep.
    • Two of the reservoirs are fully fenced in, meaning that livestock are kept well away from the water.
    • Make sure it's completely fenced, that the fence is locked and that there's no access from the home to the pool.
    • It is fenced and locked, but unlocked on the weekends, allowing hikers and picnickers to climb to the top, or just lay out a picnic blanket in its surrounding grassy area.
    • Six months on from the bushfires in the high country many properties are still not properly fenced.
    • The site is fenced and locked and the crane has a fence around the bottom.
    • Low coral walls fence their homes but please ask permission before photographing families at home within these compounds.
    • The plot is fenced with a combination of logs and brush (both live and dead).
    • If the owners have their way, swathes of Scotland will in effect be fenced off, with the public confined to paths and pre-determined routes.
    • It is not just the learning spaces that are separate; the children are fenced off from each other in the playing areas.
    • A retired army officer has fenced his plot and even installed a board warning trespassers in bold red letters.
    • It can also be used to fence in pets or protect flower beds from damage by pets and wild vermin such as rabbits.
    • Although he had not examined the fences, the field appeared to be securely fenced.
    • Adam Scott, director of regeneration at Blackburn with Darwen Council, said: ‘The site has been securely fenced off and a repair is in hand.’
    • The gardens which surround the property are fenced with mature spruce trees separating the garden from the road.
  • 2coloquial

    (stolen goods) comerciar con
    (stolen goods) reducir América del Sur coloquial
    • You then made a business of fencing the goods you asked him to steal at your store for profit.
    • Policemen need to be out there checking on pawnbrokers and second-hand dealers, because they know who is fencing the goods.
    • However, unknown to her friends and neighbours, she was running a seaside syndicate of burglars who stole to order and used her shop to fence the goods.
    • It contained the residue of stolen merchandise that had not yet been fenced or sold.
    • But if he is being approached by criminals keen to fence stolen mobiles, it is a certain bet other, less scrupulous, people are too.
    • He is reported to have had a respectable pawnbroking business in Highbury, and another establishment which fenced stolen goods in the West End.
    • This is comparable in a way to helping fence stolen goods, which Jewish tradition views as a thinly concealed partnership in crime.
    • There was also concern that the car boot sale could be used to fence stolen goods and market stalls may further damage existing trade in the rundown town.
    • Better to watch a thief fence his swag than open the Australian magazine and be confronted with the geriatric dribbles of an incontinent mind.
    • Though most laptops are stolen simply for the hardware to be fenced, exceptions will exist.
    • Retailers are collecting the information under a law intended to regulate pawn shops and make it easy for law enforcement officials to track down thieves who fence stolen goods.
    • As it happened Holly was already acquainted with her, having fenced some stolen merchandise for her from time to time.

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  • 1

    • 1.1Deporte

      practicar la esgrima
      hacer esgrima
      she fences for her country representa a su país en esgrima
      • What all this means is that when you fence a bout it is imperative that you concentrate and focus on fencing distance.
      • There is a strong tendency toward this seeking of the blade among men who have fenced under the old rules.
      • I was trying to teach him how to fence but we didn't have any swords so we used bats.
      • During training, he fences for 20-30 minutes non-stop then takes a two minute break and begins again.
      • So now, from the very moment that someone picks up a foil to learn how to fence they can start developing the same skills that are associated with top level fencing performance.
      • First they fenced downstairs in Ward's billiard room; the pool table had been moved to the side.
      • Ho has fenced for 24 years and competed for almost 20.
      • Next, Anders took a wooden sword and fenced with one of the dummies.
      • The ‘sword umbrella’, the handle of which is shaped like a hilt, doubles as a mock sword when rolled for children to fence with.
      • His next visit was to Lapiere, a Frenchman, who had his academy in Piccadilly, where they fenced together.
      • The young visitors were shown the basics of stage fighting and were able to feel for themselves what it is like to fence with a sabre or epee.
      • One day, I was early for our lesson and I saw the boys fencing.
      • The school was brightly lit with white walls and a tiled floor with a mat flopped upon it for where the students would be fencing.
      • When one fences a lot and sweats abundantly, the mask can deteriorate quickly.
      • He jabbed the air a couple of times, as if he were fencing, before swinging his sword round his head like a slingshot.
      • The following year two younger brothers, the Dukes of Gloucester and Cumberland, also started to fence.

    • 1.2

      (be evasive in argument) contestar con evasivas
      (score points) contestar con respuestas incisivas

  • 2coloquial

    (deal in stolen goods)
    comerciar con objetos robados