Translation of notch in Spanish:

notch

muesca, n.

Pronunciation /nɒtʃ//nɑtʃ/

noun

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    (in wood, metal) muesca feminine
    (in wood, metal) corte masculine
    (on belt) agujero masculine
    • On the positive side, I tried on my kilt again after weighing myself, and found that it fit comfortably again, albeit with the buckles at their loosest notches.
    • Spring loaded, it securely locks into one of a series of notches when released.
    • When you insert a key, the series of notches in the key push the pin pairs up to different levels.
    • My first indication that I'm going to need to let out my belt a couple of notches comes at the hotel's raclette and fondue evening.
    • Remove all dust from crevices and notches and then lightly rub the entire surface with a soft flannel cloth.
    • The swords are measured to ascertain that they are of equal length, and in no case must a sword with a sharp edge or a notch be allowed.
    • After unbuckling my belt by a notch or two I was ready for my dessert - vanilla ice-cream covered with Bailey's Irish Cream.
    • The circuit boards comprise a notch in the top edge which receives a corresponding projection.
    • After logging many miles and uncinching our belts a few notches, we made a list of favorites.
    • Owners of hogs and cattle could be identified by unique patterns of notches and holes cut in the animals' ears.
    • Each lobster is marked with a notch in the tail then released back into the sea.
    • But I guess it's time for me to put another notch in my belt buckle.
    • Almost like pavers covered with notches and dents, they bear the roughness of a worked and worn surface.
    • They turned and then stopped in a recessed notch behind an outcropping along the wall.
    • These are most often marked with snips or notches in the seam allowance.
    • Black vine weevil adults chew irregular notches on the edges of hosta leaves.
    • Its wooden surfaces were covered in thin notches.
    • The keystones also fit into notches carved in the large round stone, and prevented it from moving.
    • It's really only been in recent months that people have been tightening their belts by a notch or two and, to my mind, there's little room for complacency yet.
    • Second, you can always try to wear your belt a notch tighter - that is, assuming it's comfortable.
    • After making what I thought was a good assessment of the radio, I placed the broken metal saw blade on top of the screw and started grooving a notch into the screw head.
    • A notch or hole cut out specifically to fit a full mortise lock; it cannot be removed from the door by force.
    • Prepare to loosen your belt a few notches because cream and butter are added to everything and the food is irresistible.
    • I grunted out while loosening my belt a couple notches.
    • A rotary cutter can be used on straight edges, but use scissors for small curves and notches.
    • He swept his hands up and down the smooth sides, trying to find a notch or groove.
    • Fold the fabric in half and cut a 2-inch notch into the folded edge.
    • There are two pry points on the leading edge of fuel-cell panels that are marked with notches cut in the corners of the panel, but this fact is not described in the procedures.
    • She paused and crouched, running her fingers along the edge of one of the circular prints with an angled notch in the front.
  • 2US

    (ravine)
    desfiladero masculine
    barranco masculine
    quebrada feminine
    • Short sections of dirt roads connect trails that usually wind through notches.

transitive verb

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    (wood/metal) hacer una muesca en
    (wood/metal) hacer un corte en
    (wood/metal) marcar
    • Here I am, just over sixty, and I feel like the Grim Reaper already has me notched on his stick.
    • Each flower has six erect round petals that are notched.
    • Every serious hiker will want to notch this one up on their walking stick.
    • She assembles a bow with a string on it, and sharpens a cylindrical spindle of lime wood, then inserts it into a notched hole in a flat piece of wood she holds with her foot.
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