Translation of bucket in Spanish:


balde, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbəkət//ˈbʌkɪt/


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    balde masculine
    cubo masculine Spain
    cubeta feminine Mexico
    tobo masculine Venezuela
    • After he'd checked out the next morning he called the police on a payphone and told them he'd seen a boy out by the fields carrying a bucket and a packet of matches.
    • His attention wandered to the thin, almost rat-like man stepping up to the teller carrying a large metal bucket.
    • We talked and examined the barrels and plastic buckets filled with fish, crabs and shiny squid.
    • He still dumps the milk in buckets and carries the buckets to the milk tank.
    • They would get up at five o'clock in the morning to milk 45 head of cattle with bucket-style milkers, and then carry the buckets to the milk coolers.
    • Women roll barrels and carry buckets containing materials needed for the construction of a reservoir.
    • Sections of bamboo or plastic buckets are used to carry water from nearby streams for cooking and washing.
    • The highway, right from Chennai, is full of trucks and vans from all over India, carrying everything from medicines to food to plastic buckets.
    • These can be clay or plastic flower pots, buckets, milk or juice containers, or any similar container that holds a half gallon of water or so.
    • If you do not feel comfortable about handling toads, a plastic bucket or similar container can be placed over the animal until someone else can assist.
    • Separate plastic buckets carry the right and left harnesses.
    • Almost all containers - buckets, barrels, tanks - were made by coopers from various woods.
    • The beans are poured from the buckets into smaller metal bins, and pickers are paid based on the number of bins they fill.
    • Requirements: tin buckets, plastic bags containing sufficient sand to half-fill each receptacle
    • Wolf came back, carrying a bright red plastic bucket with a white handle.
    • Students used buckets and bottles to carry water from a local stream to highlight the lack of clean water in the developing world.
    • They give your child a Playstation when you bought theirs a plastic bucket and spade.
    • Transport the materials in a plastic bucket or pail to protect the pesticide container.
    • Subsistence-netters use small boats to gather the fish and bring them to the shore while others wade into the water to collect fish in buckets and plastic bags.
    • Enterprising youngsters collected the petrol in buckets and plastic cool-drink bottles before taking it away to their homes.
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    a bucket of water un tobo de agua Venezuela
    • to rain buckets llover a cántaros
    • to cry buckets llorar a lágrima viva
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    (on mechanical shovel) cuchara feminine
    (on waterwheel, dredger) cangilón masculine
    (on digger) pala feminine
    • A full investigation has been launched after a workman suffered severe arm injuries when he was crushed by a bucket on a digger at a recycling centre.
    • The wheel has 60 buckets each which can hold 200 lb water.
    • Too much water will make the buckets unstable and they may tip over.
    • Water pours into the top bucket at a steady rate and gives the system energy while water leaks out of each bucket at a steady rate and removes energy from the system.
    • This company also makes use of quick couplers on its loaders, so the bucket can quickly be attached or removed from the loader.
    • Besides demolition, BROKK machines could also remove debris with a bucket attachment.
    • It was just adapted for the removal of trees by attaching the bucket to the rear.
    • An attachable implement such as a loader bucket is attached to the actuator.
    • It has a hydraulic PTO and can directly power a four-in-one bucket and several attachments.
    • He was crushed to death when a loader bucket fell down a shaft on him.
    • His arm was crushed by a large bucket on a digger.
    • The crash investigator said one of the things he was trying to ascertain was the position of the tractor bucket at the time of the fatal crash earlier this month.
    • Other attachments may include grading buckets, hydraulic breakers, plate compactors, augers, or rippers.
    • I started with an old bucket from a front-end loader and removed the teeth and the grapple fork.
    • Tethers were attached to the bucket and backhoe of the Bobcat while others were secured to the machine itself.
    • A wooden or metal wheel with paddles or buckets of some kind are attached to the outside so that when set in a watercourse it will rotate as a result of pressure from the movement of the water.
    • It has a small bucket on the front and hoe on the back, with an arm that lays over to drop the center of gravity for travel.
    • Of course, buckets were designed to scoop dirt, not wreck structures or collect and hoist the gangly debris.
    • You can use this attachment with a wide bucket to dig.
    • An ambulance spokesman told how the man was working in an eight-foot deep trench fitting pipes when a digger bucket fell on him.
    • Without it, the job would require an entire day and five laborers using a skid-steer loader with a bucket.
    • Increasingly, that's likely to require an attachment other than a bucket.
    • So he called his dad who brought up the tractor, and he got into the digger bucket and they maneuvered it up high into the tree and rescued her.
    • Every 60 seconds, a ball bearing drops from the left bucket on the channel to the waterwheel.
    • Usually, however, the most common miniexcavator attachments are buckets of varying sizes, breakers, and augers.

intransitive verb


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    (go fast)
    (vehicle) ir a gran velocidad
    • Jonathan Raban has become our Tocqueville, our Crevecoeur, as he has roamed South and West, riding a Mississippi raft, following railroad lines, and bucketing across the prairie and the plains in his old car.
    • So I held on to the string, and the whistle continued and the little train bucketed along like a mad thing till I was told to let go.
    • In the far off distance, a single vehicle was bucketing along the road, a brown cloud of dust boiling up behind it.
    • The Cuban driver swung out of town, and the bus bucketed along the narrow muddy road.
    • That was the sign on the vestibule of the car we had just entered on the Oslo-Bergen express, bucketing across the snowy mountains of Norway.
  • 2

    it's bucketing está lloviendo a cántaros
    • It was a wash out last year because of the weather, it absolutely bucketed it out of the sky.
    • In one hour, between midnight and 1am, almost one inch of rain bucketed down on the city.
    • I just hope the sky clears a bit; it's very cloudy and been bucketing it down this afternoon.
    • By the traditional Malayalam calendar, its Thulavarsham (the rain in Thulam) that is bucketing from the skies over Kerala, south interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema and Tamil Nadu.
    • It was bucketing it down; the caravan site looked as if it had been hit by a mud slide; and we each needed two cardigans, a cagoule, thermal gloves and a balaclava to make it down to the seafront without contracting hypothermia.
    • But when we went to Norway we arrived wearing shorts and T-shirts to find it bucketing down with rain.
    • By the time the early night rain was bucketing down on the pitch, Celtic were actually home and dry, spraying the ball around and running down the clock for a slender win, but one more victory nonetheless.
    • Its been bucketing it down in these parts for the last few days.
    • Unfortunately we had reckoned without the Texas weather, which decided to bucket down with rain all morning.
    • On Saturday night last it bucketed rain once again but a dry Sunday allowed Markievicz Park in Sligo to dry off and the pitch was in great shape for the meeting of Corofin and Eastern Gaels in the first round of the Connacht Club S.F.C.
    • The weather was lovely - which was great because it bucketed rain on Thurady and Saturday.
    • He thought about walking to the chemist but the rain was still bucketing down.
    • Sadly, the Full Circle weather system, having periodically bucketed on us in Africa, immediately finds us in Palau, and gleefully hurls stair-rods of rain on all and sundry for our first couple of days.
    • It was very dark and bucketing down with rain when I had my first chance to drive the car a highly important outing to Burger King drive-thru.
    • The rain was bucketing down hard and showed no sign of letting up.
    • ‘We were on our way into Leeds at around 12.30 pm and it was bucketing it down, buses were having to drive into the middle of The Headrow to keep out of the water,’ he said.
    • Not a single ray of sunlight could be seen, the dusty blue-grey sky was covered in clouds the colour of charcoal, rain was bucketing down and a flash of lightning dashed across the sky.
    • The more it bucketed, the more she beamed, perhaps hoping that viewers would admire her gleaming dentistry long enough for play to resume on Centre Court.
    • Typical of the kind of weather we've been having this summer, the rain was bucketing down.
    • But with the rain bucketing down overnight and throughout the morning and early afternoon, there was little option but to abandon the remainder of the tournament.