Translation of lop in Spanish:


podar, v.

Pronunciation /lɒp//lɑp/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (tree) podar
    • When lopping, make a preliminary cut underneath the branch and then complete the cut from the top.
    • Several months ago I had to ask the current owner to remove a limb from my rockery and he informed me that Council allow him to lop this tree.
    • Some 30 damaged trees had to be lopped and pruned in an attempt to preserve them as well as deprive any returning bats of potential nesting sites.
    • SEVERAL 60-year-old trees were lopped at the Park last week, prompting an angry reaction from residents.
    • I think the convoluted branches were caused by someone who lopped the tree very drastically at one stage.
    • Earlier in the day the householder had a call from a man offering tree lopping and gardening services.
    • Best practices on lopping and grazing management are, for instance, being widely disseminated to other rearers.
    • The best example is forest growth - trees, while growing, absorb CO2 and emit it after the tree is lopped and processed.
    • They are concerned over the structure of the tree and have requested the tree to be lopped.
    • The height/size of the tree will be reduced by lopping and pruning.
    • Having lopped the tree to some extent but not so significantly as to affect its total height, he then dug a trench round the root bole of the tree.
    • Soon after he realised that two of the trees kept a lot of light out of the bungalow so he decided to have them lopped.
    • The problem is not without solution, for if trees are lopped methodically, they can still give a large quantity of fodder, and yet not become weak and scraggy.
    • He had lopped the tree back severely during the winter. Its shape was ugly and stunted.
    • He explained that trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
  • 2

    (branch) cortar
    (branch) podar
    (paragraph) eliminar
    (paragraph) podar informal
    • Others had been lopped off, or even worse, scorched… the number of dead branches greatly increasing around one-third of the way down.
    • It lopped 10 per cent off everything in store for 24 hours.
    • But the committee was only able to lop off a small fraction of the fees.
    • To maintain the differential, extra bands would need to be added at the top end of the scale, whilst lopping off those disused bands at the bottom, which is ludicrous.
    • Investors no longer persuaded that unprofitable units of a media empire make up for their bottom-line shortcomings by contributing content, will demand the company lop them off.
    • One broker believes that a further €15 million to €18 million can be lopped off the debt even if earnings remain flat.
    • The move was welcomed by industry leaders, while homeowners could see £12 lopped from monthly payments on an average £80,000 mortgage.
    • And there is no doubt the tree has had its lower branches lopped off in past years as a consequence, spoiling the overall impression for everyone.
    • After lopping down branches from the trees, he drove it into the pond outside his house.
    • Big branches and branches only on the side of overhanging wires are lopped off, leaving the tree unbalanced.
    • Many of the native branches have been lopped off.
    • He took out his chopper and lopped off the branches that came in his way.
    • The inescapable conclusion after reading the book is that we are not just dealing with a few unhealthy branches which can be lopped off restoring the tree to health.
    • A compromise was reached when 30 centimetres was lopped off the surface, leaving enough gradient to constitute a slope while appeasing opposition clubs that had been troubled by the rise.
    • If a company has more than 100 full-time employees who've worked longer than six months, then it must give workers notice before it lops off a huge chunk of its workforce.
    • The tops are lopped off because the branches spread, and would give too much shade.
    • Yesterday tree-cutting crews lopped off most of the branches from the trees on the corner: I'm really surprised the trees can live with this few leaves.
    • I recently decided to lop off my boring girl hair and decided it was worth a trip to Newcastle to have Jamie do it.
    • Trim any bushes and lop tree branches that are close to your house, as these could break windows in a gale.
    • On one bend, on the hill above is a tree that's had a few of it's branches lopped off.
    • Even with half of the tree already lopped off, it's still far too big for our garden and it blocks out the sun from the flowers at the top end for much of the day.
    • When layers of process and staff surround every appointment, the extremes - good and bad - tend to be lopped off.
    • At the World Championships in July, Crocker edged past the favorite in the 100 meter butterfly, lopping more than a second off his own best time and stunning most everyone who watched.
    • I enjoyed watching her work in her so-called summer dungarees, which were actually just old coveralls with the legs lopped off below the hip pockets.
    • When there are electrical outages, some people say you should have lopped off more branches.
    • Fortunately the people responsible for its safe arrival had brought their own forester along with them and, with the permission of the house owner, he was able to climb the tree and lop off the offending branches.
    • That release had an incomplete 1.66: 1 aspect ratio, lopping off some crucial information, albeit not as much as a fullscreen presentation would have.
    • This month, a local council lopped the branches off conker trees to stop children hurting themselves and the trees are to be replaced with a different species.
    • Banks and building societies will lop 20% off the headline rate, and higher - rate taxpayers will be chased for another fifth by the Inland Revenue.
    • And I didn't even ask Annie if she had to get her locks lopped in real life to be in the movie.
    • This gives me even more incentive to do the swimathon as the training will help lop off a few pounds.