Translation of carboy in Spanish:

carboy

garrafón, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑrˌbɔɪ//ˈkɑːbɔɪ/

noun

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    garrafón masculine
    • We're again buying 25-litre carboys of drinking water.
    • For experiments using the six natural resource assemblages, we collected the water i n 20 - L polyethylene carboys, and immediately screened the water through an 80-p.m mesh to remove other zooplankton.
    • Only two months were left of our field season, and that was spent largely on cross-country skis, hauling sleds laden with carboys full of seawater.
    • Then you transfer the wort to a glass carboy, preferably, although you can use a plastic bucket with a well fitting lid (this is a bad idea but some people do brew this way) and you pitch the yeast.
    • It doesn't take long to mix it and put it into the standard 23 litre plastic carboys.
    • The large show carboys in the window, containing coloured water, became the familiar sign of the chemist and druggist.
    • At each station a composite vertical series of five 3 liter water samples were taken above the photic zone and placed in a carboy, mixed, and a 500 ml sample drawn off and fixed with Lugol's solution.
    • Stainless steel containers, and glass bottles and carboys (larger containers) are best.
    • Many wines spend considerably more time in wood than the legal minimum and are sometimes aged in 20-l / 5-gal glass carboys, or garrafoes, before bottling.
    • Fill the carboy just to the neck, but not so full that bubbles from residual fizzing will reach the mouth.