Translation of receptacle in Spanish:

receptacle

recipiente, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈsɛptək(ə)l//rɪˈsɛptək(ə)l/

noun

  • 1formal

    (container)
    recipiente masculine
    receptáculo masculine
    • Create permanent receptacles for ongoing paperwork and for supplies.
    • I have heard and read time and again the advice that parents should not let their children simply be passive receptacles for what streams out of the television set, but discuss with them what they are seeing and have seen.
    • And thank you for putting your trash in the proper receptacles.
    • Monkeys, who carry dangerous diseases, are attracted to the overflowing trash receptacles.
    • Weaving is used for house walls, fences, roofs, baskets, mats, traps, table mats, cushions, and receptacles for drink and food.
    • Giant jerry cans turn into receptacles for rainwater harvesting.
    • Also, if there are no trash receptacles, where do you put the used napkins and plates?
    • He is no Richard Dawkins, gleefully machine-gunning religion while crying that we are merely receptacles for our genes.
    • Nests are built by animals from a variety of taxa, and serve as receptacles for eggs and developing offspring.
    • We are merely receptacles for what Hollywood, the music industry and even our local daily newspaper decide we should view, hear or read.
    • Where smoking is permitted, provide proper receptacles for smoking materials.
    • Witisak pointed out that many of the trash receptacles along the beach were no longer serviceable and needed to be replaced.
    • Be sure to take plenty of receptacles for housing the bait.
    • There was a long queue of people carrying various receptacles: plastic bottles, watering cans, jugs, pots, crates.
    • The stage is dominated by a series of receptacles, from drinking glasses and delicate bowls to three large bins big enough to wade in.
    • Watering cans, buckets and other receptacles containing stagnant water are not supposed to be left standing in tropical Singapore to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue fever.
    • As receptacles for the collected cultural artifacts and products of human endeavor, libraries, archives, museums, and heritage attractions form an important part of cultural life and activity.
    • In the 17th century the colonies were seen in Britain as receptacles for a surplus population.
    • All bottles and receptacles are made of plastic.
    • Placing food scraps in sealed trash receptacles also will help discourage scavenging activities.
  • 2

    Botany
    receptáculo masculine
    • The strawberry you eat isn't really a fruit at all, but the enlarged receptacle of the flower - a member of the rose family.
    • Deer remove the whole flower or the full complement of follicles plus the receptacle, leaving only the cut pedicel.
    • Petal length was measured as the length of the petal from its apex to its adaxial junction with the receptacle.
    • The fleshy ‘berry’ to which they are attached is an enlarged, softened receptacle, corresponding to the small, white cone which remains on the stem of a raspberry when the fruit is picked.
    • The vase life of the flowers with part of the ovary tissue remaining on the receptacle was similar to that of the control flowers.