Translation of embalm in Spanish:


embalsamar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈbɑːm//əmˈbɑ(l)m//ɛmˈbɑːm/

transitive verb

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    • Passionately devoted to her husband she was brokenhearted when he died in 1269 and had his body embalmed and his heart placed in a small, silver-enamelled ivory casket which she carried with her everywhere.
    • Otherwise, funeral parlors embalm and show the body.
    • As he stood up to leave, Digger came in, fresh from embalming a corpse, rubber gloves in hand.
    • And they're not embalmed, just killed and incinerated.
    • He said it had been difficult because the body had been embalmed.
    • But Mr Lenkiewicz refused to disclose where the body was kept, saying it was the tramp's wish that his body should be embalmed and preserved.
    • The body had also been embalmed, which he said also had a bearing on the results.
    • In Malta when a person died they were usually buried within 24 hours, and very few people were embalmed.
    • Paul VI was only lightly embalmed before his body was placed before the public during Rome's hot summer.
    • Stalin's body was embalmed and was presently put on display with Lenin's corpse in the renamed Lenin-Stalin Mausoleum.
    • The autopsies were controversial, as Muslim tradition calls for bodies not to be embalmed or in any way retouched and for them to be buried before sundown on the day of death.
    • The Longhua Funeral Home has set up a department especially for foreigners, which helps to embalm and pack the corpses and deal with the procedures required to transport them from the country.
    • The body of Hephaestion was embalmed and carried on to Babylon to be burned on a funeral pyre in a funeral on which he planned to spend astronomical sums.
    • Marlow Wood, an American who has been embalming in Japan for the past five years, thinks that compared with the US, Japan's funeral practices make sense.
    • ‘But, if the body was dissected, it could not be treated with embalming fluids at all,’ Chen said.
    • No proper post-mortem was carried out on Mrs Gregory because her body was released and embalmed prematurely.
    • And myrrh, a spicy resin used for embalming the dead, was meant to point to Jesus' Passion.
    • The fate of Lenin was even more terrible - his remains were embalmed and his theoretical legacy was falsified and remade into a bureaucratically sanctioned state religion.
    • Stow stated that the victorious Earl of Surrey took the king's corpse - which he had embalmed - to a monastery in Surrey as a prize to show his monarch, Henry VIII.
    • While talking about dead bodies, you should also note that twice as much formaldehyde was needed to embalm a person 20 years ago compared to today.