Translation of blend in Spanish:

blend

combinación, n.

Pronunciation /blɛnd//blɛnd/

noun

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    (mixture)
    combinación feminine
    mezcla feminine
    there was an interesting blend of people había un grupo interesante y variado de gente
    • Medi-Coat is a blend of several different polymers.
    • This provides essential fats in a blend well-suited for long term use.
    • But the EPA would have to abide by the Clean Air Act, which led to all of these different blends of gas in the first place.
    • Make up small quantities of your blends so they don't have to stand for too long before being used.
    • About 80 per cent if Champagne is non-vintage - blends of wines from different years and wineries, and quite a lot is not only over-priced but is thin and lacks fruit.
    • And it's shooting for designer quality: sweaters with blends of alpaca and cashmere, and khakis made of three-ply Italian fabric.
    • Square Summer Pie, with its blend of peppers, potatoes, mustard, and artichoke hearts, was created specifically to bake in the cool of the morning.
    • In sweaters, for example, the blend's wool component retains body heat and imparts thickness, while cotton makes it comfortable to wear.
    • Novel blends of foods from different continents grace the menu.
    • She named her 4-year-old firm Alloy Design and Technology because an alloy is a blend of different materials.
    • Recently, scientists have been able to encapsulate pharmaceutical-grade olive oil in a blend with vitamins, minerals and herbals.
    • By asking the seller more about the blend, and listening to how they respond, you should have a better idea about the quality of the blend being sold.
    • If we don't choose the pups that work like the latest Champion, we are not selecting the right genetic blend from the many possible combinations.
    • A #2 blend has lubricating qualities that make it oily and smelly.
    • At B.R. Guest restaurants, Renzi listed a terrific wine from the Languedoc called Cirrus - a blend of five different grapes.
    • A more complex and effective mix is to use a blend of lemon juice and rose water in fresh butter.
    • This trio of New Zealanders will play a blend of original compositions and jazz favourites.
    • It is also difficult to sell gasoline into the U.S. market because the U.S. has something like four dozen different formulas, mixtures or blends for gasoline, and it confuses the seller.
    • At weddings, a common food is biryani, a rice dish with lamb or beef and a blend of spices, particularly saffron.
    • A cashmere blend definitely deserves to be more expensive.
    • It's looking very handsome out back, all sweeping lawns backed by a soft mixed hedge perhaps ten feet high, composed of a good blend of native trees and bushes.
    • Floating in your fruity red, there's a blend of citrus fruit juices and a dash of blackcurrant.
    • Real tea is sometimes combined with herbal blends to supply the benefits of both.
    • You will get the best out of your tomatoes if you fertilise them regularly either with manure or a good quality granular blend.
    • For more exotic smells, or an aroma that's a little mysterious, experiment with your own blends by mixing different spices and herbs.
    • For example, blends for flavored milk or ice cream mix are created by combining the weighed ingredients and testing for butterfat and solids prior to pasteurization.
    • I personally support the idea of a mandatory target for ethanol blends in general fuel-based products.
    • Then he goes downstairs to make his breakfast - a blend of tomatoes, carrots, beets, celery and cucumbers.
    • Some will be kept in reserve for future blends and some will enter the blend immediately.
    • An inspired blend of four different lavenders on a base of rosemary and thyme, it will make all your linens smell as good as sheets hung out to dry on a warm summer's day.
    • Small wonder, perhaps, that his earth, air, fire, and water were wrought into different blends - the materials of the natural world - through the agency of the colourful principles Love and Strife.
    • For example, you can find blends of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and so on.
    • Or try Body Balance, a blend of balance poses combined with flowing guided movements, yoga and meditation.
    • The sparkling wine, Sula Brut, is made out of a blend of three different grape varieties; a creamy, light nectar.
    • A synergistic blend of healing substances, according to ayurveda, delivers a holistic benefit that is greater than the sum of its parts.
    • It's also available in blends combining standardized extract with powdered or liquid chaste tree berries.
    • Although single aroma incense and floral waters are not uncommon in Ayurveda, it is more typical to see blends or combinations of several different aromas.
    • Whether it's for a Mexican dish or an Italian dish, people are looking at the different blends of cheese that fit that need.
    • In the New World such a process is likely to involve the assembly of blends of various different quality levels and character.
    • Although the perfume contains no whisky, the blend of ingredients is chosen to recreate the traditional smoky and peaty smells of island malts such as Talisker and Laphroaig.
    • Though most chocolatiers use a blend of different beans, some prefer to stick to a favorite brand.
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    Linguistics
    (por fusión de sustantivos) palabra compuesta feminine
    • The word arthritis is a blend of the Greek words arthron for joint and itis for inflammation; therefore, arthritis means joint inflammation.
    • An early example is the word motorcade, formed as a blend of motor and cavalcade, which created a new suffix - cade that has been used in words like aerocade, aquacade and even camelcade and tractorcade.
    • The name Lindows is a blend of Linux and Windows.
    • But Scalito is a different kind of onomastic blend: an epithet combining elements of two names to suggest a resemblance of one named person to the other.
    • The term phaser was created as a blend of phase and laser.

transitive verb

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    (ingredients/colors) mezclar
    (colors/ingredients) combinar
    • It engages hands and arms, wrists and shoulders to fold and blend those ingredients.
    • The Halogen Lamp with Wooden Arm is great as it blends both wood and steel, making it a sure bet to match your office.
    • Skin-smoothing banana and coconut are blended with sea salt to exfoliate and revitalize body skin.
    • The ice cream was blended with honey, saffron and pistachio - refreshing and milky.
    • The advantage of the system is that the feed ingredients are blended together, providing the cow with a nutritionally balanced diet in every bite.
    • Rolled out nationwide last year, the 7-ounce drink blends fruit and nonfat yogurt.
    • Once the ingredients are blended and the liquid is starting to bubble, add the potatoes, making sure they are all coated with the cream.
    • Meanwhile, blend the remaining ingredients in a food processor until combined, then season with salt to taste.
    • Designers are also offering an exciting array of styles that include embroidery as well as blending materials such as canvas with metals and exotic woods and leathers.
    • Campbell makes a popular drink he calls the Mocha Eclipse, which blends hot chocolate, espresso, whipped cream and foam from cappuccino.
    • Fresh ingredients and drink mixes can be used to blend frozen fruit smoothies, coffee drinks and house signature drinks.
    • Try blending carrots, parsnips or peas into soups, or adding a cheese sauce to cauliflower or broccoli.
    • A proper mixing paddle mixes in the corners of a bucket and doesn't blend air into the mixture.
    • One good idea is to blend together cottage cheese, banana and fresh orange juice - delicious!
    • In 1949 the wineries were expanded by the government, who, for reasons of economy, blended grape wine with water, fermented cereals, and colouring.
    • I reply as I dip the spoon into the mug, blending the milk into the tea and dredging the sugar up into the liquid.
    • As few as 4g are needed to make a simple gold ring when the metal is blended with copper or platinum.
    • However, it wasn't until the early 1970s when sand started to dominate the mixture used to blend a topdressing material.
    • Normally, when wool and cotton are blended together, two separate dye baths are required because the wool takes up most of the dye.
    • The four herbs are blended together and then brought to boiling point for ten minutes.
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    (in blender)
    licuar
    pasar por la licuadora

intransitive verb

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    (colors/sounds/flavors) armonizar
    • She never even blended her colours in the same water jar.
    • New Zealand flax with pink-toned leaves, for example, blends well with pink flowers.
    • The new museum graphics had to complement the existing and blend with the Spanish Colonial architecture.
    • They blended well together and were sympathetically supported by the accompanying string orchestra, also standing to play.
    • With the sounds of skateboards, roller blades, even BMXers and loud music blended together, there was a very soothing sound.
    • Then of course there is the completely imaginative theme of science fiction where completely impossible situations carefully blend with topics of general interest.
    • A bright, fresh sound was produced by the sopranos, the men blended well together and, in all, the choir made a rich sound characterised by clear diction.
    • We are invited to learn God's lyrics, to master God's tune, and to enter into God's harmony in ways that blend with our lives and our world.
    • Even novel things such as shading the patterns and blending the colours can be done to some extent by mixing one or more of the powders together.
    • With great covers of rock, disco, blues numbers and ballads, their voices blended together in homage to that holiday feeling and being at home.
    • The absence of any pigment produces white, and all pigments blended together produces black.
    • Deputy Higgins said it that it was absolutely ridiculous that when such major renewal works are under way that the new structure should not be re-aligned to blend with the existing street scape.
    • The solar units are environmentally friendly and can now be installed on your roof to blend with the architecture of your house.
    • Both had good voices and they blended well together.
    • Also featured there is a display panel in the corporate blue of the university's logo, plus green and lilac to blend with the furnishing.
    • He has lavished colours on his canvases, but has blended hues subtly in an attempt to give a new dimension and depth to the works.
    • Choose a translucent powder to blend with your skin tone and apply with a puff or brush.
    • Two years ago the Gazette was allowed to exclusively reveal the revolutionary design of the proposed new buildings, set back into the hillside with undulating grass roofs to blend with the surroundings.
    • I saw her face in the reflection as I blended the purple to peach.
    • Here, again, tourist facilities had been built to blend with the trees.
    • Wisely, Patrick realized that if Christianity were to be accepted, it had to blend with native Irish traditions.
    • To make the line appear less stepped, we blend the colour of the edge of the line with the colours around it.
    • White paint was used to provide a crisp contrast to the rich cinnamon color of the redwood deck and top railing and to blend with the color of the house.
    • Head teacher Mrs Sue Bennett said that it had been designed to resemble an Essex farm barn, so it would blend with the school's rural setting.
    • The old trees and plants have been retained during the redesigning of the campus, and the fact that they blend with the newly introduced plants is also noteworthy.
    • We had some weird arrangement with two of us playing acoustic guitar, but with each of us guitarists playing different chords from one another that somehow blended together to give another chord.
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    (merge)
    to blend with/into sth
    • the house blends (in) well with its surroundings la casa forma un conjunto armonioso con su entorno
    • the blue of the water blends (in) with the sky el azul del agua se funde con el cielo
    • he learned to blend into the background aprendió a pasar desapercibido