There are 2 main translations of pot in Spanish

: pot1pot2

pot1

olla, n.

Pronunciation /pɒt//pɑt/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(for cooking)

      olla feminine
      pots and pans cacharros masculine informal
      • Transfer to a cooking pot with five litres of cold water.
      • They have only necessities, such as two or three cooking pots, a few plates, wooden spoons, and very few articles of clothing.
      • Some make it into their cooking pots, while others are sold for a tidy profit ranging from B20,000 and up.
      • Kitchen utensils include pots, bowls, cooking ladles, and spoons made of coconut shells.
      • She placed a cooking pot in the sink, filling it with warm water before setting it on the burning, turning the knob to high.
      • In Bahia, the African tradition of cooking in ceramic pots is followed.
      • The remaining challenge was to scale up the process from samples the size of postage stamps to cylinders as big as cooking pots.
      • These paste attributes suggest the multipurpose nature of these vessel forms, used as cooking pots and containers.
      • Have you always thought that cooking with aluminum pots and pans can cause Alzheimer's disease?
      • She could understand why they would need cooking pots and pans, rope, blankets, even the sword he had taken with him.
      • Stirring it around for a while, she then dished it up into a big bowl, put water into both her cooking pots, and took her dinner out onto the roof, where she ate among the stars.
      • The sequences for lamps, fine wares, amphoras, cooking pots, and plain wares can be clearly established at Corinth.
      • Pliny the Younger gives us the romantic tale that Phoenician merchants first noticed that glass was formed under their cooking pots on the beach.
      • In ordinary kitchens of all periods, cooking pots were made of unglazed Nile clay, sometimes with a burnished slip coating.
      • When there was enough room for both of them to stand outside, Maggie fired up the two-burner stove and started melting snow in both cooking pots.
      • Questions, questions all around bubbling in her head like hot water in a cooking pot.
      • Fabric softener sheets are claimed to clean baked on foods from cooking pots and pans.
      • He stood up decisively, and took on of their cooking pots, and collected some rain water.
      • It had fired jugs, pans, cooking pots and roofing tiles in the 14th century, and similar wares have been found on excavations locally and in adjacent counties.
      • Without running water, women wash their cooking pots in the street.

    • 1.2(for jam, honey etc)

      tarro masculine
      bote masculine Spain
      • She started the coffee maker for the whole 12-cup pot, she would end up drinking that and more.
      • The magistrate concluded that the primary purpose of the plastic pot is for the growing of the plant.
      • Normally his desk is clear save for the following: pencil pot full of writing instruments, my Manila-colored file, and a pad of paper.
      • Mr Ogogo also demonstrated traditional coil pot design, sculptural techniques and how to design and make traditional jewellery.
      • They cooked on board their boats in a small bastible pot set inside a larger one, which held the fire.
      • A little bin serving as a mailbox sat next to the newly painted black door and on the opposite side was a terra cotta pot filled with red tulips and a crate containing firewood.
      • After the salads comes a selection of different breads, then three large clay pot tureens of soup.
      • Her house is a small thatched cubby-hole with an empty grain storage pot.
      • An old china pot or bowl bought in a junk shop and filled with potpourri can prove a hit.
      • In a large saucepan, heat oil (enough to fill fondue pot two-thirds full) over medium heat.
      • The soup arrived, bubbling away in a huge clay pot thing.
      • At the Kittling Ridge Estate there are guided tours of the winery and distillery, with its vast fermentation cellars, copper pots and oak barrels.
      • Protect recipes from kitchen mess by placing them under a clean, glass pot lid.

    • 1.3

      (for tea) tetera feminine
      (for coffee) cafetera feminine
      a pot of tea for two té para dos

    • 1.4(in pottery)

      vasija feminine

    • 1.5archaic (drinking vessel)

      jarro masculine
      • His house is equipped with various kinds of roasted coffee beans, a coffee grinder, and a coffee machine by which a pot of coffee can be brewed.
      • Ann had a pot of tea which was offered with either fresh milk or a sachet.
      • In fact, I won't be seeing it at all, because I have a pot of white emulsion and a wall that needs to be watched as the paint dries.
      • I used to think that absolutely nothing could provide contentment equal to a pot of coffee and a four-pound Sunday newspaper.
      • Yesterday staff, local craftspeople and builders who worked on the new branch toasted its success with a glass of champagne rather than a pot of tea.
      • I could never draw with a steel quill worth a damn, so I kept a pot of ink and a couple of nibs above my mouse.
      • Having shared a pot of tea for two we were ready to wend our way back to York after paying £10.50 for our snack.
      • Along with the higher cost of produce, I find the charges in the cafés extortionate, with a pot of tea for two costing up to £2.50.
      • But the fact that a show was intended to be watched while sipping a pot of tea seems no longer to debar it from the status of entertainment to be enjoyed while chomping choc ices.
      • Fortified by a pot of tea and a toasted teacake at a transport cafe we again found ourselves on the A75.
      • In addition for £1.65 I had a Danish pastry with a pot of tea.
      • So sit back quietly in that agreeably familiar comfy chair, treat yourself to a pot of weakish tea, and let me put the case for the rise of the dull man.
      • There always seems to be a pot of the café's delicious trademark hibiscus, ginger and cinnamon tea steeping on the counter.
      • The competition for the night is for a pot of the best homemade blackcurrant jam.
      • A pot of tea for Ann and sparkling mineral water for me completed our snack at £8.15.
      • Yesterday she was braving a chilly wind for a pot of tea outside Sid's Cafe in the town centre, and wondering why she had left behind the 90 degree heat of Arlington.
      • Ann couldn't be persuaded to have more than a toasted teacake and a pot of tea which was a ‘special’ at £1.50.
      • After practically giving up coffee for a couple of months, I had a pot of dark roast Friday.
      • You not only get a pot of tea, or coffee, but fresh (un-sugared) whipped cream, and a sweet.
      • Especially if you accompany it with a pot of Chinese tea - great for the digestion and known to lower cholesterol levels - rather than the usual pint of lager.

  • 2

    • 2.1flowerpot

      maceta feminine
      tiesto masculine

    • 2.3lobster pot

      nasa feminine

  • 3

    • 3.1(in card games)

      pozo masculine
      bote masculine Spain
      to win the pot llevarse el bote Spain
      • to sweeten the pot (in cards) subir el bote
      • we can throw in the air conditioning to sweeten the pot podemos incluir el aire acondicionado para hacer más atractiva la oferta
      • The winner of the pot in the poker stage begins the play by leading a card face up in front of them.
      • Operators would rather rake the pot than charge per hand, because they can take out more money.
      • If either of these players is nearly all in, you'll need a fairly decent hand to raise the pot.
      • When you peek at your two hole cards, if they're not both pretty big, it's very unlikely you belong in the pot.
      • Then, besides winning the pot when I improved, I'd also win a few of the times that I missed!
      • I decided to just call so as to keep as many as possible in the pot.
      • On the hand in question I was on the button with five players already in the pot.
      • If the hand was played to the end, the pot stays in place, and there is no new ante; the players who folded in the previous hand are dealt in again if they wish.
      • Players pay the final difference between their total and the winner's total to the pot before the winner collects the final pot.
      • You merely need to extract more value from the pot than you put into it.
      • If there is a tie for either high or low, the players involved in the tie split that half of the pot.
      • Second, be as certain as you can that your hand is best and that the pot odds are right.
      • At the end of a hand, the dealer retains anything that is left in the pot, and the deal passes to the next player.
      • And if you happen to catch an ace or a king, that's likely to win the pot too.
      • If several people are staying, the pot will return better odds and may be worth a chase.
      • The highest bidder places the number of counters bid into the pot.
      • According to the confused floor man announcing the event, Julian had made a flush and had won the pot.
      • Everyone puts a nickel into the pot and you deal out 5 cards to each player.
      • In a showdown, the winner will take the pot consisting of the small antes and the bets.
      • Players having strong hands, who are waiting to raise, don't want you to know this until you're in the pot.

    • 3.2(kitty)

      fondo común masculine
      bote masculine Spain

  • 4British

    (in snooker)
    billa feminine
    • The tournament favourite raised a finger to a pocket after missing a difficult pot during his 10-6 success.
    • Attempting to position the cue ball for a pot on the black to a centre pocket, he experienced an unusually excessive bounce off the top cushion which took the white way past its intended spot.
    • The 24-year-old picks up a cue straight off the rack and proceeds to dazzle me with an array of fantastic pots and superb ball control.
    • Both players looked nervous in the 16th, missing straightforward pots before White eventually took the initiative and the frame.
    • He fought back to take a nervous 14th frame with both players missing straightforward pots as the tension mounted.
  • 5informal

    (potbelly)
    panza feminine informal
    barriga feminine informal
    • As I explained to Shawn, I feel a great amount of back fat, and the lower-slung jeans that I wear make the pot that is my belly especially obvious to me.
    • It's also a very good pattern for anyone who has a bit of a pot, because the crossgrain hangs down straight, and totally diminishes a pot.
  • 6


transitive verb

  • 1

    (plant) (en una maceta) plantar
    • The grass leaves and roots gradually rot down to produce a fine, crumbly loam that can be used for potting all sorts of plants from tomatoes to tulips.
    • In hot weather, potted plants may need water twice daily.
    • The only thing that all potted plants need is regular watering, plus fertiliser to keep them going longer.
    • Buy potted bulbs when the stems are short and the buds are formed but not open.
    • The lily can be set at the bottom of the container, but set the other potted plants on top of stacked bricks so that their crowns are two to four inches below the water's surface.
    • Fill the base with gravel, place the potted plants on top of the gravel and cover the surface with sphagnum moss or osmunda fibers.
    • However, the height of the stand and the fact that it is based on a hexagon also mean that the display will be cone-like in form - so if you were to arrange 50 potted plants on it, you would see a towering hill of blooms.
    • For the examinations, the plants were potted and transferred to the laboratory.
    • Schizanthus are very slow to germinate, so it's best to purchase plants that are already potted from your garden center.
    • If you find you need additional plants besides the four listed here, consider adding a bright colored potted pansy or a colorful primrose.
    • Each cage was filled with 20 potted plants of one of four genotypes of soybeans.
    • When potting African violets, take care to set the plant so that the crown is just above the surface and the soil is firmly pressed around it.
    • Similarly, other potted flowering plants, including anthuriums and bromeliads, are becoming important.
    • If winter lows will drop down into the mid-20s or lower, bring potted fuchsias indoors, and put them in a cool place until spring.
    • So potted roses that you bring home from the garden center in, say, mid-April, will be much more advanced than the bareroot bushes you planted at about the same time.
    • To enjoy potted bulbs longest, select young plants with tight buds and just a little color showing - not those already in full bloom.
    • For longest enjoyment, buy potted bulbs when the buds are formed but even fully emerged.
    • After germination plants were potted and arranged in stands as described above.
    • When potting or planting, care must be taken to avoid damaging them.
    • Try recycling old articles that would otherwise be junk, when you next want to pot a plant.
  • 2British

    (in snooker, billiards)
    meter
    entronerar
    • I couldn't pot a long ball and I had no run all day.
    • Dave swiftly potted 4 balls then Roy potted 2 and then forced Dave to foul.
    • He potted 13 reds and 12 blacks before losing position on the colour.
    • Michael failed to pot an easy pink, which will haunt him for a long time.
    • But then he potted an audacious red to begin a run of 29.
    • Frame six of a match King eventually won was literally a comedy of errors, neither player able to pot black and kill the frame.
    • We only played a couple more frames in that session and I won them both as John could hardly hold his cue never mind pot any balls.
    • The new pool rule he introduced involved only using one hand to pot the black.
    • He is unfortunate to snooker himself in the pack after potting a long red.
    • He should have potted the pink and I think his head dropped after that.
  • 3

    (rabbit/pheasant) cobrar
    (pheasant/rabbit) cazar
    • In a productive grouse year, around 350,000 of the birds are potted by shooting parties in the UK, mostly in Scotland, during the August to November season.

There are 2 main translations of pot in Spanish

: pot1pot2

pot2

hierba, n.

Pronunciation /pɒt//pɑt/

noun

informal

  • 1

    (marijuana)
    hierba feminine informal
    maría feminine Spain slang
    mota feminine Mexico informal
    • The legalising campaign also points to the fact that smoking is legal, and that pot is in no way more unhealthy than smoking.
    • When are we going to catch up with other countries and realise that smoking a bit of pot is not going to turn us all into cocaine addicts.
    • Almost four of every 10 teens aged 18 or 19 reported having smoked pot or hash in the previous year.
    • A night smoking pot will cost you far less than a night on the beer.
    • I mean its one thing to smoke cigarettes and whole other thing to smoke pot, or use crack or LSD.
    • You really can't have an intelligent discussion about drugs if you're going to lump pot in with cocaine, and ecstasy in with heroin.
    • Comparing pot to heroin or to LSD or to pretty much any drug is like comparing an apple to a cloud.
    • When I was pregnant he didn't calm down, I hardly saw him as he was always out with his friends smoking pot.
    • So if it's legal to go out, drink 23 pints and get into a state and a half, why not be allowed to smoke pot?
    • I also know that at least five of my fellow officers smoke pot and arrest people the next day for supplying it.
    • Mother says that just because they smoke pot doesn't mean that they're stoners.
    • The model here is the Dutch program of allowing users to smoke pot in licensed cannabis shops.
    • This was a big problem, I was smoking pot before work, at work and at night.
    • Thirteen years of increased marijuana arrests actually correspond to increased pot smoking by kids.
    • As no pot was smoked in public, all charges are summarily dismissed without prejudice.
    • In Vietnam soldiers took heroin and smoked copious quantities of pot and hash.
    • Banning parties and blockading raves will not stop a movement, nor will it stop the use of ecstasy, cocaine, speed, heroin and pot for that matter.
    • Forty-five per cent of Canadians have smoked pot at least once and males are more likely to toke up than females.
    • He asked me if I took any drugs and I honestly answered that I smoked a fair bit of pot and also smoked cigarettes.
    • In an atmosphere of ecstasy, pot smoking and cocaine line drug taking the evening gets out of hand.