Translation of scab in Spanish:


costra, n.

Pronunciation /skab//skæb/


  • 1

    (on wound)
    costra feminine
    postilla feminine
    • An infected person can transmit it from one to two days before the rash develops, and until the rash stops spreading and is covered by dry scabs (generally 5 days after the onset of the rash).
    • The scab on the wound eventually sloughs off, exposing a regenerated area of the skin.
    • A person with chickenpox is contagious 1-2 days before the rash appears and until all blisters have formed scabs.
    • As this mesh dries, it hardens and forms a scab to protect the wound as it heals.
    • The dressings can be used as soon as the scab falls off a wound and should be worn every day for two to four months.
    • Patients are considered contagious and should remain in quarantine until all scabs separate.
    • A scab formed over the wound after 2 days, and the wound healed completely within 2 weeks.
    • Vaccinees are infectious from about the third day after vaccine receipt until the scab falls off, which may take three to four weeks.
    • Once the scab heals, there is no longer any danger of transmission.
    • I would just have scars once the scabs healed over, Mal would have serious problems for the rest of her life.
    • Her back was covered with scabs and wounds, her face black and blue, arms swollen, palms branded with a hot spoon.
    • It is useful in quickly treating minor food poisoning and can be used to heal scabs and scratches.
    • Replaying breakup or accident scenes heightens their sentimental power, akin to repeatedly ripping the scab off a wound.
    • Do not touch the eyes after touching blisters and scabs.
    • He has played until his fingers blistered, the blisters burst, the wounds scabbed and the scabs formed calluses.
    • Women should therefore actively avoid becoming pregnant for at least four weeks after vaccination and until the scab has completely healed and fallen off.
    • The blister wall breaks, leaving open sores, which finally crust over to become dry, brown scabs.
    • They weren't only black and blue, they were whipped, and their wounds were full of scabs, cracked and bleeding.
    • This causes a scab or crust to form over the wound site, which impedes healing.
    • When you are scraped or wounded you form a scab, an ugly protective covering, until healthy skin can grow again.
  • 2derogatory

    (strike breaker)
    esquirol feminine derogatory
    rompehuelgas feminine derogatory
    carnero masculine River Plate informal derogatory
    carnera feminine River Plate informal derogatory
    • These fungi are notorious for causing a disease called scab, or Fusarium head blight, in grains such as wheat and barley, as well as ear and stalk rot of corn.
    • Since there is a potential mycotoxin threat with scab, growers should determine if scab is present in their fields.
    • This is the pathogen that causes scab - the most devastating disease of wheat and barley to date.
    • Industrialists struggling against labor unions often exploited the new immigrants, making them scabs during worker strikes.
    • At one point in time, Jackie considers becoming a scab and crashing through the picket lines.
    • He further glosses over the controversial use of scabs during the 1987 strike.
    • The diseases are apple scab, powdery mildew, and cedar-apple rust.
    • Assaults on scabs increased and strikers tried to pull clerks out of shops, the Post Office, the Telephone Exchange and Park Station.
    • Striking women, many of them in their teens, formed picket lines outside their workplaces, trying to convince the scabs to join them.
    • Apple trees are commonly attacked by a fungal disease called apple scab.
    • A picket line was a picket line and anyone who crossed it was a scab.
    • Diseases like Stagonospora glume blotch and Fusarium head scab, which occur on wheat heads late in the growing season, can severely affect the seed.
    • How and why Venturia, commonly known as black scab, has spread in Manchester is still a mystery.
    • The newspapers, in full swing of yellow journalism, want to see violence in the yards between the scabs and the striking workers, but there is no violence.
    • The potential for disease is great because Gibberella zeae, the fungus that causes stalk rot in corn, also causes head scab in wheat.
    • The government will say that the ACTU has passed a motion condemning criminal conduct so it should also condemn workers standing on a picket line refusing to let scabs in because that's criminal conduct.
    • Some of the city's 3,000 Manchester poplars have been infected with the mysterious disease, commonly known as black scab.
    • Furthermore, early harvesting of grain can reduce the effects of diseases like scab, which increase with delayed harvest.
    • Paid less than whites for comparable jobs, they were regarded by white workers as union busters and scabs.
    • They threaten to strike, create picket lines you can't cross, retaliate against scabs, and all the rest.
    • The film is very moving, in the midst of the miners' struggle showing the town's division between strikers and the scabs alongside the troubled youth's difficulties in coming of age.
    • Most important in Ohio is resistance to powdery mildew, Stagonospora leaf blotch, and head scab.
    • Apple scab is a fungal disease that causes black splotches on leaves and fruit.
    • Another issue is a particular variety's vulnerability to common diseases such as scab or fire blight.
    • Moira was aware that her unwillingness to categorise men breaking the strike as simply scabs, but to see them as well as ‘somebody's husbands and fathers’, was unusual and unpopular.
    • Insect pests still require spraying in most areas, but apples are mainly sprayed to prevent disease, primarily scab.
    • I talked to a gentle, softly spoken miner about the strike, the police and the scabs.
    • It has broken a lot of people up… to me, a scab is one who worked all through the strike but these ones that went back three weeks before the strike ended, I don't think they're scabs.
    • A battle between scabs and strikers on the third led to the police killing four strikers.
    • And that's the issue that's been lost in this whole campaign Workers being sacked and replaced by casual labour and scabs.
    • But once established, scab can be a season-long problem.
    • Many bridges were blocked by demonstrators, and taxicabs and buses driven by scabs were damaged by strikers.
    • Casting amateur actors in these shows is tantamount to using scabs in the midst of a strike, and acting in one of these shows is akin to crossing a picket line.
    • Fusarium head scab is common in Ohio wheat fields when rain persists through the flowering period of the crop.
    • Wheat that is resistant to the scab fungus in Europe and America is devoured by scab in Asia, where wetter climates make life harder for the wheat and easier for scab.
    • The scabs declared that going on strike would not change the problems with work.
    • Especially where scab is evident in the field, the combine should be set for maximum cleaning, with higher blower speeds to remove the small shriveled diseased kernels.
    • Someday these fungi may be applied as a seed coating to make plants better fit to resist scab as they approach maturity.
    • It was necessary for the students to separate former strikers from others (some of them former scabs, some just new employees), as a good deal of turnover appeared to have taken place.
    • Even though scab and powdery mildew are very different diseases, when you spray for scab, you also prevent powdery mildew.
  • 3

    roña feminine
    (del ganado) sarna feminine
    • It is a Government requirement that farmers dip their sheep to prevent scab.
    • Copperas was used as an eye ointment during the medieval period, to treat scab in sheep, and later (presumably in small quantities) as a laxative.
    • The disappointing turnout was probably due to the regulations which restricted sheep movements in a bid to prevent scab.
    • The state was also called in to deal with stock disease, especially scab - a major constraint on wool production.