Translation of unpolished in Spanish:

unpolished

sin encerar, adj.

Pronunciation /ʌnˈpɒlɪʃt//ˌənˈpɑlɪʃt/

adjective

  • 1

    (floor) sin encerar
    (shoes) sin abrillantar
    (shoes) sin lustrar Latin America
    (silver) sin bruñir
    (gem) sin pulir
    (rice) integral
    (rice) sin descascarillar
    • Eventually, my hair just gave up - at roughly the texture of an unpolished granite block, it petrified in a horribly rust shade of red until I could grow it out sufficiently to start again.
    • The floor was of bare wood, unpolished, with a curious weather-stained look, almost as though it was the salt-encrusted deck of an ancient sailing ship.
    • Tantalum is a very hard, malleable, ductile metal with a silvery bluish color when unpolished, but a bright silvery color when polished.
    • A few shops in the city buy unpolished pots and sell them for a hefty sum after colouring and decorating them.
    • Under the door, her hand wriggled past the grazing unpolished wood and I touched them, unable to take her bloody hand properly, even though I didn't want to touch those stumpy, ripped up nails.
    • Rich sources of magnesium include green leafy vegetables, unpolished grains, nuts and seeds.
    • Some are luxurious, others are simple and unpolished.
    • Dreary pulses and gritty unpolished rice, and miserable no-fat yoghurt - is that a life?
    • Designers use marble with both polished and unpolished finishes.
    • Some areas are left uncarved and unpolished, giving a dramatic sense of the raw material.
    • In every crystal shop, both the polished and the unpolished minerals are usually available, but what is the difference when using them for healing?
    • Note that polished surfaces present far less of a problem to the faker than unpolished surfaces.
    • On glass sheets balanced by tall and short stumps of unpolished granite lie beautifully crafted Viking-shaped candles.
    • We are more likely to choose a shiny apple we can see our reflection in than one with dull, unpolished skin.
    • His main beverage is a unique concoction of ingredients deemed healthy in Japan: raw egg, sesame seeds, unpolished rice, parched bean flour, green tea leaves, vinegar and yogurt.
    • The floor is laid with special imported stones and left uneven and unpolished.
    • While the Rabbit - or whatever it had been - in Traders Meet was rough, unpolished wood, all timber in this room was varnished and polished to a deep shine.
    • John Paul's coffin was of unpolished, uncarved timber bearing a plain crucifix on top.
    • Two unpolished stars surfaced through the lighted ones.
    • He tied her reins about the iron ring embedded in the wood, and a moment later, he was standing on the unpolished wood floors, gazing about at the display of fine work.
  • 2

    (not perfected)
    (performance) poco pulido
    (person/manners) poco pulido
    (manners/person) poco refinado
    • As a result, the songs come off as unpolished, lending them a simple yet emotional tone.
    • It's a great string-soaked leap on from XO, his debut for the Dreamworks label, and a different kind of record from Elliott Smith, Roman Candle and Either / Or, his downbeat and unpolished earlier work.
    • He's unpolished as a candidate and the poor man just couldn't get his shit together.
    • Tellingly, Namath, Allen, and Robertson all criticize the unpolished arrogance of the modern athlete, just as they were criticized before.
    • Is it possible to find raw, unpolished non-commercial perspectives on youth that are fun and challenging to read, and worth returning to?
    • Insistent, often unpolished, and flecked with humour, Shary Boyle's drawings expose private vice and public embarrassment.
    • It's frustrating, and makes the game look unpolished.
    • It's played out in cinema-verité, all rough cutting, long track shots and, in the end, a distinctively and deliberately unpolished style.
    • This article is a little ragged and unpolished.
    • Front man Eric Budd's vocals are unpolished yet still manage to be smooth and palatable; and their lone saxophone is better than a full horn section - its sound will surely make your body writhe with its sexy blare.
    • They grumble about long, windy, unpolished pieces that don't fit into Slashdot's paragraph-link weblog format, and a style that sometimes glosses over key distinctions.
    • The film, banned in Iran itself, is raw, unpolished yet crafted, its script plain and unpretentious, lending its scenes a sense of reality with no impression of exaggeration.
    • It was a little naïve and unpolished (the opposite of what Alice had thought it would be), but it was at the same time quite thrilling.
    • The punchy five-track EP, with songs like You and Me Geometry and Haircut, is an unpolished indie rock gem full of post-high-school relationship angst.
    • He shunned the fury of the senses and what Keats called ‘ruffian passion’, which Boucher perceived as not merely unpolished and irrational but also as supremely unaesthetic.
    • That said, this jagged, unpolished barrage of drums, Melvin Van Peebles samples and dime-bag craziness wouldn't be complete without the voices of reason: Quas and Madlib.
    • These elements don't really gel and the whole thing too often reads like a sketch for a novel, full of interesting but unpolished ideas, rather than the finished article.
    • Save for a very unpolished Polish accent, Elizabeth Wilson is a sturdy Zofia.
    • In his fashion - homespun and unpolished - but he can talk.