cuba


cuba
f.
1 barrel, cask.
estar como una cuba (informal) to be legless o blind drunk
2 Cuba.
3 vat, tub.
4 tanker.
5 youngest child.
6 float chamber, float cup.
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Cuba
nombre femenino
1 Cuba
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noun f.
Cuba
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SF Cuba
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femenino Cuba

más se perdió en Cuba — (Esp hum) it's not the end of the world (colloq)

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= vat, Cuba, trough, tank.
Ex. The stuff was diluted there with water to the appearance and consistency of liquid porridge; it was kept tepid with a small charcoal furnace let into the side of the vat, and it was stirred up occasionally with a paddle.
Ex. As always, our members are ready to speak out clearly if the Cuban authorities dare to seize any of the uncensored books being sent to Cuba by President Carter.
Ex. The most common method is to expose the copy paper by passing it through a trough of developing fluid.
Ex. All air entering the building should be pumped through tanks of water to remove pollutants.
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* borracho como una cuba = pissed as a newt, drunk back, blind drunk.
* de Cuba = Cuban.
* más borracho que una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
* tan borracho como una cuba = as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a skunk.
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femenino Cuba

más se perdió en Cuba — (Esp hum) it's not the end of the world (colloq)

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= vat, Cuba, trough, tank.

Ex: The stuff was diluted there with water to the appearance and consistency of liquid porridge; it was kept tepid with a small charcoal furnace let into the side of the vat, and it was stirred up occasionally with a paddle.

Ex: As always, our members are ready to speak out clearly if the Cuban authorities dare to seize any of the uncensored books being sent to Cuba by President Carter.
Ex: The most common method is to expose the copy paper by passing it through a trough of developing fluid.
Ex: All air entering the building should be pumped through tanks of water to remove pollutants.
* borracho como una cuba = pissed as a newt, drunk back, blind drunk.
* de Cuba = Cuban.
* más borracho que una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
* tan borracho como una cuba = as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a skunk.

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Cuba
feminine
Cuba
más se perdió en Cuba (Esp hum); it's not the end of the world (colloq), worse things happen at sea (colloq); Cuban Revolution (↑ Cuba a1)
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Multiple Entries:
Cuba    
cuba
Cuba sustantivo femenino
Cuba
cuba sustantivo femenino
a) (barril) barrel, cask;

estar como una cuba (fam) to be plastered (colloq)

b) (tina) tub, vat

cuba sustantivo femenino barrel, cask
♦ Locuciones: familiar estar como una cuba, to be (as) drunk as a lord
'Cuba' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acreditar
- cuba
- estrechar
- fleje
- más
- rodar
- vena
- actualidad
- guajiro
English:
blind
- Cuba
- sloshed
- stoned
- tub
- VAT
- pissed
- tight
- vat
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Cuba n
Cuba;
Comp
Fam
más se perdió en Cuba it's not the end of the world
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Cuba
f Cuba
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cuba nf
barríl: cask, barrel

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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