Translation of bottom in Spanish:

bottom

fondo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbɒtəm//ˈbɑdəm/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (of box, bottle, drawer, bag) fondo masculine
      (of hill, stairs) pie masculine
      (of page) final masculine
      (of page) pie masculine
      (of pile) parte de abajo feminine
      you are at the bottom of the list estás al final de la lista
      • bottoms up! ¡al centro y pa'dentro!
      • at bottom en el fondo
      • I wonder what's/who's at the bottom of it all me pregunto qué es lo que hay/quién está detrás de todo esto
      • from the bottom of one's heart de todo corazón
      • I mean it from the bottom of my heart lo digo de todo corazón
      • to get to the bottom of sth llegar al fondo de algo
      • We found frequent vertical cracks cutting across all 39 sediment layers from the bottom to the top.
      • He was standing at the bottom of the stairs, and she stood at the top.
      • In 1997 there was a succession of astonishing Labour gains which could only be briefly noted by a red bar at the bottom of the TV screen.
      • When I hover over a link, I expect to be able to see where it leads, simply by looking at my status bar at the bottom of the browser.
      • She laid on her stomach with her feet resting at the bottom of her bed.
      • The change effected appears at the bottom of page 186 and the top of 187.
      • Perhaps more interesting is the part at the bottom of the piece… around fifty languages have only one living speaker.
      • Spread the vegetables out to cover the bottom of the roasting dish.
      • In the bottom of the container there was a reservoir of water, and above it an apparatus caused electrical arcs to crackle.
      • Bri did not dare to move until she heard his shuffling feet and tired grunts descend to the bottom of the stairs and fade into the kitchen.
      • From the tip of the blade to the bottom of the hilt it has to be as long as I am tall!
      • So I threw it into the bottom of the bin and covered it with a pile of old Canberra Times.
      • The wide mouth of the packaging allows consumers to easily dip down to the bottom of the container.
      • It was going to be a long trek down to where it rested near the bottom of the mountain.
      • Lightly butter the inside and line the bottom with baking paper.
      • Liquids can only fill the bottom of the container while gases can fill it entirely.
      • One trick I have learnt is to put some bulbs at the bottom of the container so they flower in spring.
      • They've signposted content with clear navigation and put neat section headers at the bottom of the front page.
      • Rune poured the steaming tea into the cup, letting the leaves twirl around and finally rest on the bottom.
      • Ensure good drainage by inserting a good layer, three to four inches deep, of gravel or shattered clay pots at the bottom of your container.
      • He was devastated and resigned himself to a life without joy or love, choosing instead to look for his heart in the bottom of a bottle.
      • You can get to each section using the Table of Contents at the bottom of this page.
      • It is correctly aligned, or oriented, showing the south of the river at the bottom.
      • Instead of covering this as if it were the top story, put it on the bottom of the front page.
      • Contact information is included at the bottom of the page.
      • Stir it all together and then use the mixture to line the bottom of a serving dish.
      • The other vans, a total of eight more, came to rest at the bottom of the ramp, all in a row, and released their occupants.
      • If the Finance Sector proposition set out at the bottom of page 359 is correct, that is sufficient for our purposes.
      • Some retailers put bad or rotten fruit in the bottom of the basket.
      • Avoid wetting the foliage, and soak the soil until you see water draining through the bottom of the container.
      • Music is really represented all over the brain, in the left and the right; in the top and the bottom; in the front and the back.
      • At the bottom of the front page is a box stating: ‘As always, your feedback is very welcome.’
      • They traced the length of her neck, stopping to rest at the bottom of her throat.
      • He paused at the bottom of the stairs and surveyed all his stuff.
      • The coffee has been sinking to the bottom of the container and creating an icy layer.
      • Try to keep it evenly sprinkled from the top to the bottom of the page.
      • For the wick, measure out a few more inches of string than is needed to reach the bottom of the container.
      • Once all the wax in the bottom of the container is melted your candle is finished.
      • Place broken crocks in the bottom of the planting container to ensure good drainage and add the compost mixture to the level of the base of the lowest layer of bulbs.
      • Then an electrical wire is run along the rod to the light bulb where it is soldered to the side and the bottom of the base.
      • They're too tough, and the husk is still attached, and I always end up leaving them at the bottom of the container.
      • The cartoon can be found near the bottom of this page in the ‘cartoons’ section.
      • Her lazy swimming halted, and her feet found the rough surface of the bottom of the pool.

    • 1.2(underneath)

      (of box) parte de abajo feminine
      (of bottle) culo masculine
      (of bottle) fondo masculine
      (of bottle) poto masculine Andes informal
      (of ship) fondo masculine
      the bottom has fallen out of the market se ha desfondado el mercado
      • to knock the bottom out of sth echar por tierra algo
      • this evidence knocks the bottom out of his theory estos datos echan por tierra su teoría
      • that knocked the bottom out of his world con eso se le vino el mundo abajo

    • 1.3

      (masculine plural) (of bed) pies
      (of garden) fondo masculine
      (of road) final masculine
      • Think of British inventors and you picture lone eccentrics toiling away in a shed at the bottom of the garden, seeking to make discoveries of genius.
      • The shed was at the bottom of the garden and it is believed whoever started the fire escaped via an alleyway running alongside the house.
      • Mrs God would have been furious if she had found out that, after lunch, he was in the shed at the bottom of the garden tinkering with bits of disused jet aircraft.
      • So we built an aerial runway for our creations that went from Sean's bedroom down to his dad's shed at the bottom of the garden.
      • Of course, the smoke did not affect their own houses because the bonfire was at the bottom of their gardens.
      • This morning it appears that the sheds at the bottom of the gardens in this street have been burgled in the night.
      • What goes on in the shed at the bottom of the garden?
      • Amongst the singing and chit-chat someone was asked to get something from the shed at the bottom of the garden.
      • The house I might be buying has a shed at the bottom of the garden that has been used as a sculpture studio.
      • His neighbours report that if he does exhibit any mild eccentricity, it is only his habit of spending hours locked in the shed at the bottom of his Oxford garden.

    • 1.4(of sea, river, lake)

      fondo masculine
      to hit / touch bottom tocar fondo
      • earnings hit bottom in the second quarter las ganancias tocaron fondo / se fueron a pique en el segundo trimestre
      • he hit bottom when his wife died se vino abajo cuando murió su mujer
      • ‘I had my suspicions that there might be relics from the film at the bottom of the river,’ he says.
      • That's because it depends on whether the iceberg is floating or resting on the bottom.
      • The first clown I buddied up with spent the entire dive hurtling between the bottom and the surface.
      • A hero firefighter who pulled a young girl from the bottom of a lake was today awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery.
      • Scientists say the city was submerged at the bottom of the lake about 2,000 or 3,000 years ago for unknown reasons.
      • A muck of built up sewage and slime sits at the bottom of the deep slow moving polluted water.
      • Their fertile farmland now lay at the bottom of the lake.
      • We first started to notice several dead fish on the bottom of the river.
      • In many areas along the shoreline, the bottom of the lake dropped off quickly to greater depths.
      • Many trolleys removed from supermarkets return damaged or end up at the bottom of a local lake or river.
      • As I said, I have come from the bottom to the surface in a hundred-foot deep water.
      • Similarly, providing a layer of river sand at the bottom of the well or depositing small bundles of charcoal in the well are beneficial.
      • In addition, Thoreau notices circular heaps of stones about six feet in diameter that sit on the pond bottom.
      • Additional studies will determine if the rocks were laid down by minerals formed at the bottom of a salty lake or sea.
      • It is encrusted in pink algae and offers a nice contrast to the wreck, which is resting on a sandy bottom.
      • Resting on the bottom or in the sediment are wrecks, such as an oil freighter and a Spanish galleon.
      • As there was no wind, it was quite clear from the surface to the bottom so that we could see clearly even at a distance of twenty to thirty yards.
      • Mostly the water is shallow, merely a couple of hundred meters deep, and you can always see the surface or the bottom or frequently both.
      • However, you failed to mention to the ratepayers all the chemicals that exist at the bottom of the lake.
      • The depth they cruise at varies between the surface and the bottom.

  • 2

    (of hierarchy)
    he is at the bottom of the class está entre los peores de la clase
    • she came bottom of the class fue la peor de la clase
    • the team is lying bottom of the league el equipo está a la cola de la liga
    • she started out at the bottom empezó desde abajo
    • from the bottom up de arriba (a) abajo
  • 3

    • 3.1(of person)

      trasero masculine informal
      traste masculine Southern Cone informal
      smooth
      • I will also require a velveteen cushion on which to rest my boil-covered bottom.
      • I'm totally sick of all these ads for baby products that have babies' bottoms hanging out all over the place.
      • Theorton removed his bottom from his chair and walked around his old friend.
      • She shook her head and sat down on her bottom, hair falling over her face.
      • Sensors can be fitted to various parts of the operator's anatomy - for example, to the elbows to check interior space, or to bottoms for sensing seating positions.
      • Many of them had a young baby girl smiling while sitting on her bottom in the tall grass or while teetering across a bridge or on a sidewalk.
      • But, more to the point, do we really want the old blokes of the future to have cheeks as soft as babies' bottoms; to have foreheads as smooth as velvet and, overall, to appear as rugged as a sand dune?
      • The service was also superb, with the Royal Cliff's noiseless way of slipping a chair under the waiting bottom almost a trademark.
      • The next step is administration of rabies immunoglobulin, with half of it directly into the wound and the rest into your waiting bottom!
      • The next thing she knew, Effie was sitting on her bottom in the snow and the Indian was standing over her, holding her gun.
      • At birth the newborn emerges into a world suddenly filled with sensations, including possibly a slap on the bottom.
      • ‘My bottom was flat from sitting in planes in November and December,’ said Woods.
      • Dusk extended his right leg forward and Shi rested her bottom on his leg.
      • At the very end of this long table was a rather large chair edged with more gold upon which the king himself sat his royal bottom.
      • As Vernon explains, the slow, rhythmic grinding, bumping and shaking is great for toning bottoms, abdominal muscles, thighs, backs and arms.
      • She sat in a very undignified position, with only the dusty ground on which to rest her bottom which condemned her to exceptional discomfort.
      • What I'm wondering is why monkeys would pay to see monkey bottoms when those bottoms are hanging out naked to see all the time.

    • 3.2(of trousers)

      bajo masculine
      (masculine plural) bajos
      the bottoms of his trousers were muddy llevaba los bajos del pantalón cubiertos de barro
      • The top was tied off around the neck and the bottom was bikini style with a short flowing mini skirt over top.
      • She had changed from her mini skirt into pajama bottoms and a tight-fitting t-shirt that had an unprintable logo on it.
      • Jade was in a green bikini top with the bottom of her suit covered by a pair of blue jeans.
      • He is 30 minutes late and hardly cuts an imposing figure, dressed shabbily in an old pair of tracksuit bottoms and trainers, polo shirt and fleece.
      • She had on a two piece dress; the top was tight and cut off right above her navel, the bottom rested on her hips.
      • I cut strips from the bottom of the sarong and sliced slits in the waist of the bikini bottom.
      • Tracey approached the pool area, towel draped around her neck and a sarong covering the bottom of her bikini.
      • Do you think there's any correlation between its rise in popularity and its participants wearing bikini bottoms and sports bras?
      • I'm sitting in my dressing gown and tracksuit bottoms, having spent the whole day in bed.
      • It took Emily at least twenty minutes to coax Callie from the bathroom floor, and even longer to get her dressed in a long-sleeve shirt and pajama bottoms.
      • She still had an hour and a half, so she dressed in pajama bottoms and a shirt she stole from Vince's bag.
      • Closing the basement door, she quickly changed into a pair of green pajama bottoms and a white tank top.
      • It was a black bikini halter with matching bottoms, a pair of swim shorts that had floral Hawaii prints on the side and a red shirt that had the sleeves ripped off with buttons undone.

    • 3.3

      (often plural) (of pajamas, tracksuit) pantalón masculine
      (often plural, masculine plural) (of pajamas, tracksuit) pantalones
      (of bikini) parte de abajo feminine

  • 4

    (in baseball)
    parte baja feminine
    segunda feminine
  • 5bottoms pl
    US

    (river valley)
    valle masculine
    vega feminine
  • 6also bottom gear
    Britishinformal

    primera feminine
    in bottom en primera

adjective

  • 1

    (lowest)
    (layer/shelf/card) de más abajo
    (mark/grade) más bajo
    the bottom left-hand corner el ángulo inferior izquierdo
    • £50 is my absolute bottom price 50 libras es mi último precio / el precio más bajo que le puedo ofrecer
  • 2

    (lower)
    (edge/part/lip) inferior
    (lip/edge/part) de abajo
    the bottom half of the page la mitad inferior de la página