There are 2 main translations of dice in Spanish

: dice1dice2

dice1

dado, n.

Pronunciation /dʌɪs//daɪs/

noun

  • 1

    dado masculine
    • Modern scholarship has not yet established the game for which these dice were used.
    • Cluedo is a game with simple rules, with luck limited to the minor role of the movement of pawns by dice.
    • One Mozart manuscript actually includes what might be considered a musical game, though not played with dice.
    • Gauss's guess was based on throwing a dice with one side marked ‘prime’ and the others all blank.
    • A defender with two or more armies rolls two dice, and one with one army rolls one die.
    • The upholstery is black, and she has red fuzzy dice hanging from her rearview mirror.
    • You roll two dice to attack in the game and if you roll doubles, you have to stop!
    • She threw the dice, and got two fives and one four.
    • When was the last time you saw some fluffy dice, or any other strange car accessories?
    • However dice are thrown, chance will pull the result in an unexpected way.
    • How can you load the dice in your favor?
    • And they're casting dice, for your future.
    • You rolled the dice and gambled - what have you got to lose?
    • I still have a huge collection of dice from my gaming days.
    • If you throw a dice and guess any number between 1 and 6, the chances that your guess will be correct are 1 / 6.
    • When you throw the dice, the odds of any given outcome can be calculated.
    • He figured out that you didn't really need dice or mathematical models to make a workable baseball role-playing game.
    • The children roll dice, and, depending on where they land, they have to act out or answer the questions.
    • At the core of the game is throwing dice on the table for positioning.
    • Hence, the three dice all have the same total face value.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (meat/vegetables) cortar en dados
    (meat/vegetables) cortar en cubitos
    • Knives are usually unnecessary at table as meat is diced or sliced in preparation.
    • Remove shank meat from bone and dice; peel veal tongue and thinly slice; remove outer membrane from sweetbreads and dice.
    • He makes us slice and dice these vegetables over and over.
    • Fry over a moderate heat while you peel and finely dice the onions, carrots and celery.
    • Remove saucepan and throw in chopped parsley & diced tomato, stirring through.
    • Here, sweet red peppers are diced and sautéed with onions and garlic, combined with tomatoes and served as a soup with a raft of golden, fried feta cheese.
    • Chopped / diced vegetables of your choosing (always depends what we have in the fridge).
    • Dress the leaves, then add the drained, diced apples, walnuts and crumbled cheese, gently mixing so they are evenly distributed.
    • While everything cooks, wash and chop the parsley, dice the ham, toast the hazelnuts in a dry skillet and chop them roughly.
    • After dicing the carrots, onions, and celery and adding them to the broth of duck, Mr. Bishop set out a bowl and saucer and glass of water when suddenly he was interrupted by a knocking on the door.
    • She went back into the kitchen and watched Skinny dice a potato into a dozen pieces.
    • I don't want any Jell-O at my wedding, or diced carrots for that matter.
    • Cut the cauliflower into small florets and peel and dice the carrots.
    • Why did I have to dice tomatoes while she easily chopped away on lettuce?
    • Blend a six-ounce can of tuna, one diced tomato, one tablespoon of fat-free Italian dressing and one tablespoon of minced green olives.
    • Diced potatoes and onions were then added and cooked some more.
    • In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg whites, small diced carrots, onion, and celery.
    • Now just use a spoon to scoop out your sliced or diced avocado.
    • When I say to dice the tomato and onion, I mean they should be too small for stir fry, but still big enough to see what they are.
    • Melt fat, dice vegetables and place all ingredients in a wide heavy based saucepan.

intransitive verb

  • 1British

    Games
    jugar a los dados
    • Six hands at an open door dicing for pieces of silver,
    • Four years older than John Peter of Bowhay, and seven older than Will, he was a bon vivant fond of dining and dicing: a suitable escort for his country cousins in Europe's most populous city.
    • He looked over at his fellow guards and saw them in the corner, dicing and conversing good-naturedly.
  • 2

    (risk)
    to dice with death jugar con la muerte
    • After the accident last October concern was raised that children as young as nine were dicing with death on the Parkway by playing ‘chicken’ in the fast-moving traffic.
    • Skateboarders grabbing on to the back of moving buses are dicing with death.
    • Dozens of youngsters are dicing with death by leaping 80 ft from bridges into the waters of Salford Quays to cool down during the heatwave.
    • Young people do not appreciate that taking Ecstasy is dicing with death.
    • Pensioners who have to dodge dual-carriage way traffic to catch a bus are dicing with death, a county councillor has claimed.
    • People who drink alcohol and swim in North Yorkshire's rivers and lakes are dicing with death, police divers have warned.
    • Men buy Harley Davidson motorbikes and dice with death on the roads.
    • We're usually taking calculated risks and even dicing with death at times!
    • Speeding motorists on West Yorkshire roads are dicing with death by driving on the wrong side of the road in an attempt to dodge speed cameras instead of slowing down.
    • Children are dicing with death hitching rides on the back of moving vehicles.

There are 2 main translations of dice in Spanish

: dice1dice2

dice2