Translation of rot in Spanish:

rot

podredumbre, n.

Pronunciation /rɒt//rɑt/

noun

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    Biology
    podredumbre feminine
    putrefacción feminine
    the rot set in las cosas empezaron a decaer / a venirse abajo
    • we must stop the rot hay que tomar medidas para cortar por lo sano
    • The tropical climates where T. cacao grows best are also perfect incubators for fungal diseases like black pod, witches' broom, and frosty pod rot.
    • The main problem is Rhizoctonia root rot, with heat canker also being reported in some areas.
    • The next challenge is that the noble rot will not attack all grapes at the same time.
    • There was no evidence of any crown and root rot on plants examined during the October surveys.
    • That's because fungal diseases like witches broom and frosty pod rot are devastating cacao crops in Central and South America.
    • As with wheat streak mosaic, we've had a few calls on crown rot causing partial stand loss.
    • Witches' broom and monilia pod rot are found only in Central and South America, and the new species of black pod is restricted to Africa.
    • In central Nebraska, several fields are severely damaged by anthracnose stalk rot.
    • Sclerotinia stalk rot, the most significant sunflower disease in the United States, appears year in, year out, regardless of weather.
    • Puddles can create ideal conditions for diseases such as root rot, damping off and seedling blight.
    • Wines made from grapes affected by noble rot tend to have a particularly deep golden colour.
    • Seed rot and seedling diseases caused by Pythium spp. develop early in the season under cool temperatures and wet soil conditions.
    • Charcoal rot is a fungal disease favored by hot, dry weather at this stage in crop development.
    • Pod and stem blight and Phomopsis seed rot occur throughout Ohio, but are more prevalent in the southern and western regions of the state.
    • Bacterial stalk rot can affect the plant at any node from the soil surface up to the ear leaves and tassels.
    • Such antagonism may also protect the corn plant from the E verticillioides disease, stalk rot.
    • Sclerotinia crown and stem rot is a serious disease threat when seeding alfalfa and clovers in late summer.
    • Waiting 5 to 10 days after the fly-safe date ensures escape from fall infections of barley yellow dwarf and lessens the potential of root rot and early season foliar diseases.
    • Saturated soils also favor root rot of adult plants later in the season.
    • The co-op's aim is to help customers protect against Phytophthora root rot and Rhizoctonia and give plants a better chance to emerge.
  • 2British informal

    (nonsense)
    tonterías feminine
    paparruchas feminine informal
    • Superstitions were all very well and good if you believed in that kind of thing, from fortune telling to dreams that seemed to foretell the future, but in his opinion, it was all rot.
    • I don't know anything about any curse, it sounds like a lot of contrived rot to me.
    • In our school, you're not allowed to climb trees - liabilities and all that rot.
    • The argument is rot; whenever a publisher lets the authorities bully a journalist in their employ, it puts a chill on the entire business of reporting freely.
    • The liner notes talk about his adaptation of ‘twelve-tone technique’ to tonality, but this is rot, in my opinion.
    • They say it's to incite a new nationalistic spirit or some such rot.
    • You've just been in terrible trouble for saying that feminism is all rot and that it went off in the wrong direction.
    • In the hands of lesser songsmiths, such lines would inevitably sound like so much rot, but Gough has a peculiar charm about him that gradually disarms the jaded listener.
    • The production's claim to introduce ‘logical coherence’ is a lot of rot.

intransitive verb

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    (flesh/plant) pudrirse
    to rot away pudrirse
    • to rot down descomponerse
    • to rot in jail pudrirse en la cárcel
    • she was rotting (away) in a dead-end job se estaba pudriendo en un trabajo sin futuro
    • The rubbish rots and gives off gases like methane which is potentially explosive as well as adding to global warming.
    • He didn't let his teeth rot out in prison, unlike John there.
    • The tunnels were shored up by timber and after 85 years, many of these timber supports are rotting away.
    • My tomatoes are rotting on the vine before they start to ripen.
    • The Sathe-made laminated box would remain airtight until either the wood rotted away or someone broke the seal around the lid.
    • After a few days, the sought after botrytis-infected grape can rot further by the action of another fungus into a gooey grey lump.
    • The stalk rots completely and the top collapses.
    • The lore holds that elephants can get drunk by eating the fermented fruit rotting on the ground.
    • They also demanded the return of their recently socialized grain reserves, noting that the grain was simply rotting in its current storage conditions.
    • Those eggs had been lying in the belltower for years rotting away.
    • The wood was rotting on one side, and no smoke came from the brick chimney.
    • A bruised pumpkin rots quickly and might not make it through the Halloween season.
    • She finds a massive tree that has died and rotted from the inside.
    • If they are not cremated, put to sea, left to rot or to wild animals, they are often buried.
    • The turf was stacked and left for 18 months to rot down.
    • Potatoes rotted in the hold and drinking water grew thick and poured like oil.
    • More than 20 years have passed since Janzen pondered why fruits rot, seeds mold, and meat spoils.
    • Many producers are letting the beans rot on the trees, since it makes little economic sense to harvest them.
    • Virtually maintenance-free, the material will not rot, warp, or crack, the manufacturer says.
    • It looked ironically enough, like the most expensive house in the area, even though the wooden window frames were rotting away.

transitive verb

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    (tree/wood) pudrir
    sugar rots the teeth el azúcar pica / caria los dientes