Translation of pellet in Spanish:

pellet

bolita, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛlɪt//ˈpɛlət/

noun

  • 1

    (of bread, paper)
    bolita feminine
    • Floater fishing is also working well at Poole Bridge Farm where mixers fished over floating pellets is the top tactic.
    • They trained a rat to press a bar, using pellets of food as reinforcers.
    • Training a lab rat to press a lever in an operant conditioning chamber involves giving it food pellets when it is active near the lever at first, then only delivering the food when it gets closer and closer to pressing the lever.
    • Hookbaits range from large chunks of bread and marshmallows to dog food mixer and floating pellets.
    • In fact, the market in such goods had fallen dramatically at the delivery date and the buyer eventually bought the same goods from a third party for £30,000 and used the pellets for cattle food.
    • MY daughter tossed a handful of food pellets into the water and it became a boiling, threshing mass of giant trout.
    • To give one example, a red pellet could contain substances such as potassium perchlorate and strontium carbonate, besides pitch as fuel and starch as binder.
    • Only later was my smugness undercut by the notion that the fly, dropping slowly through the water, could be mistaken by an artless fish for a hatchery pellet.
    • Some early barbel have been reported from the Park with the usual hot-spots producing to caster, corn or pellets fished over hemp.
    • The hungrier it is the faster it will learn, and the strength of its response can be precisely predicted by the rate at which the food pellets are dispensed.
    • Storm still hides food pellets in amongst the rocks, then doesn't eat them.
    • It's just like a rat in a maze who finds the little lever that delivers the food pellets and can't help but hitting that lever again and again, even if it means leaving most of the maze unexplored.
    • Each afternoon, four to five fresh pellets of food were weighed and then placed on the cage floor.
    • Wiley and three co-workers pour 10 metric tons of food pellets into the pens each day and monitor the fish with underwater video cameras to see when they stop eating.
    • Today I noticed that as soon as I dropped a few of the smelly fish food pellets into the water they started to fight over them.
    • The data in Figure 1 indicate that food pellets maintained higher rates of lever pressing than did 0.15% saccharin.
    • With its levers and food pellets, the box allowed precise measurement and control of experimental conditions.
    • You know the experiment where the rats hit the bar for a food pellet?
    • I had to carry the animal all the way back home, and swore to myself that I will feed him one hundred doggy food pellets instead of one hundred and two.
    • This result indicates that negative consummatory contrast was produced when the subjects were allowed access to food pellets during the final 3 min of the session.
  • 2

    Zoology
    (of regurgitated food) bola feminine
    (feces) cagadita feminine informal
    • As small as a quarter of a millimetre, the mites in themselves are harmless, but their excrement pellets can cause huge problems for asthma sufferers.
    • Indigestible materials like fur, feathers and insect exoskeletons, if swallowed, are regurgitated in a pellet.
    • Prey is often swallowed whole, and the fur, feathers, and bones are later regurgitated in pellets.
    • Furthermore, fecal pellets in the same deposit contain the same or similar prepollen.
    • Since the mid-1980s, his team has been studying a great skua breeding colony, analyzing bones and feathers in pellets that skuas cough up after feeding.
    • Faecal pellets of zooplankton and benthic crustaceans can also have a different mineralogy from the suspended clay in the ambient sea water.
    • For the rabbit scent, two to three fecal pellets were placed in the runway within 20 cm on either side of the tile.
    • None of the borings in the petioles and root mantle are lined with wound tissue or fecal pellets.
    • Indigestible matter like fur and bones are neatly regurgitated in the form of pellets.
    • These specialized fertilizers include compost and processed animal manure pellets.
    • There were several instances when centipedes appeared to sample the shed skin or fecal pellets of a salamander with their antennae.
    • First, sea ice algae may be a preferred food resource for fecal pellet producers, such copepods or krill and those fecal pellets could rapidly transport sea ice algae to the sediments.
    • Fecal pellets were buried within the floor to a depth exceeding one inch, indicating long usage of the nest.
    • Some tunnels are hollow, with walls consolidated by a mucous secretion; others are packed with fecal pellets, indicating that the animal was eating its way through the sediment.
    • Percent volume of a prey type in a fecal pellet was visually estimated to the nearest 5%.
    • Interpretations of food sources of micronekton could be helped by analyzing their molts or fecal pellets, which responded faster to a new diet.
    • Their fecal pellets stimulate the growth of microbial spores.
    • They found that most groups of arthropods could be eliminated from consideration by the size of their fecal pellets; this is true of the Antarctic borings as well.
    • After bats were captured, we placed them into holding containers for 0.25-1.5 h to collect fecal pellets.
    • Some caterpillar species climb onto silk strings decorated with fecal pellets, which are known as frass.
    • A specimen was found with aggregation of fecal pellets visible at the bottom of burrows.
    • Fossilized pellets of fecal matter, called copralites, store critical information about the diets of the animals that produced them.
    • The pellets are the indigestible portions of heron's food.
    • Burrow walls are smooth, no plant material is present, and only very few published descriptions mention fecal pellets, or mammalated linings as components of burrow walls.
    • In each of these studies, cultures of fecal pellets showed that some of the propagules or vegetative tissue survived digestion in these organisms.
  • 3

    (ammunition)
    perdigón masculine
    • Guns were drawn, and two of the automatons fell to aimed shotgun pellets and crossbow bolts.
    • The police responded by firing rubber bullets, wooden pellets, and tear gas into the crowd.
    • One man was wounded when the 12 gauge shotgun pellets from a home made pistol hit him in the face at around 1 a.m. Saturday.
    • Imagine that the particle beam is like shot pellets fired from a shotgun shell.
    • My foot skips over the wall, sending a stream of shotgun pellets down.
    • Katherine caught a few stray pellets from the shotgun before securing her position in the lee of a large oak.
    • Builders working on the house discovered the damage and the shotgun pellets when they arrived on Monday morning.
    • But the advantage is you can go back to using traditional lead shot size pellets and gain a significant improvement in performance.
    • The same cannot be said for shotgun pellets, bullets, snares or traps.
    • While inversely charged subatomic particles were a lot harder to dodge than shotgun pellets, they still were painful to get hit by.
    • In our ever shrinking world, the short range qualities of shotgun pellets mean we don't need big ranges and lots of space to enjoy our sport.
    • She was hit in the leg with two pellets from the shotgun blast during the robbery at Barclay's Bank, Westhoughton, five years ago.
    • These can be easily missed or confused with wounds from shot gun pellets or small caliber bullets.
    • Without verbal warning, the police proceeded to push us down the road using the sonic grenades, rubber bullets, and wooden pellets, as well as charging at us on their row of motorcycles.
    • By contrast, several students produced medical certificates showing that they were injured by shotgun pellets.
    • Soon the concrete was covered with plastic bullets and pellets and the heavy stench of tear gas and pepper spray was in the air.
    • The victim underwent surgery yesterday to remove four shotgun pellets from his arm and was too frightened of reprisals to talk about his experience.
    • You can see the place in the kitchen ceiling where the shotgun pellets hit.
    • Virtually all the students hit by shotgun pellets were wounded in the back.
    • Lead from shotgun pellets and other ammunition is poisoning many of the vultures as they scavenge abandoned carcasses and gut piles, a new study confirms.