lana


lana
f.
1 wool.
de lana woolen
ir a por lana y volver trasquilado (Prov) to be hoist with one's own petard
lana de vidrio glass fiber
2 money, capital, dough.
m.
dosh, dough (informal). (Andean Spanish (Bolivia, Chilean Spanish , Colombia, Ecuador, Peru), Mexican Spanish)
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lana
nombre femenino
1 wool
nombre femenino plural lanas
1 familiar (pelo) long hair sing
¡córtate esas lanas! get your hair cut!
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FRASEOLOGÍA
de lana woollen (US woolen)
cardarle la lana a alguien familiar to tick somebody off, tell somebody off
ir por lana y salir trasquilado,-a familiar to go for wool and come home shorn
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noun f.
wool
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I
SF
1) [gen] wool; (=vellón) fleece; (=tela) woollen cloth, woolen cloth (EEUU); [para labores] knitting wool

de lana, hecho de lana — wool antes de s , woollen, woolen (EEUU)

lana de acero — steel wool

lana para labores — knitting wool

lana virgen — pure new wool

2) pl lanas * hum long hair sing , locks
3) And, Méx * (=dinero) money, dough *
4) And, Méx (=mentira) lie
5) CAm (=estafador) swindler
II
SF CAm = lama I, 2)
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femenino
1) (material) wool; (vellón, pelambre) fleece

una bufanda de lana — a wool o woolen scarf

son de lana — they're (made of) wool

ir (a) por lana y volver trasquilado — to be hoist with one's own petard

unos cardan la lana y otros cobran la fama — some do all the work and others get all the credit

2) (AmL fam) (dinero) dough (sl)

tienen mucha lana — they're loaded (colloq)

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= wool, fleece.
Ex. In this subject context the concept wool plays the role of Material.
Ex. Most fleece is carded between two brushes to disentangle and align the fiber.
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* cardar lana = card + wool.
* ovillo de lana = ball of wool.
* paño de lana = woollen [woolen, -USA].
* productor de lana = wool producer.
* pura lana = pure wool.
* pura lana virgen = pure new wool.
* tejido grueso de lana = duffel [duffle].
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femenino
1) (material) wool; (vellón, pelambre) fleece

una bufanda de lana — a wool o woolen scarf

son de lana — they're (made of) wool

ir (a) por lana y volver trasquilado — to be hoist with one's own petard

unos cardan la lana y otros cobran la fama — some do all the work and others get all the credit

2) (AmL fam) (dinero) dough (sl)

tienen mucha lana — they're loaded (colloq)

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= wool, fleece.

Ex: In this subject context the concept wool plays the role of Material.

Ex: Most fleece is carded between two brushes to disentangle and align the fiber.
* cardar lana = card + wool.
* ovillo de lana = ball of wool.
* paño de lana = woollen [woolen, -USA].
* productor de lana = wool producer.
* pura lana = pure wool.
* pura lana virgen = pure new wool.
* tejido grueso de lana = duffel [duffle].

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lana
feminine
A (material) wool; (vellón, pelambre) fleece
lana de alpaca alpaca wool
una madeja de lana a skein of wool
usó tres lanas distintas she used three different wools o kinds of wool
una bufanda de lana a wool o woolen o (colloq) wooly scarf
tela de lana woolen cloth, wool
no son de nylon, son de lana they're not nylon, they're wool
ir (a) por lana y volver trasquilado to be hoist by one's own petard
unos cardan la lana y otros cobran la fama some do all the work and others get all the credit
Compuestos:
lana de acero
steel wool
lana de vidrio
fiberglass*
lana merino or merina
Botany wool
lana virgen
new wool
pura lana virgen pure new wool
B (AmL fam) (dinero) dough (sl), cash (colloq)
tienen mucha lana they're loaded (colloq)
caerse con la lana (para algo) (Méx fam); to put up the money (for sth)
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lana sustantivo femenino
1 (material) wool;
(vellón, pelambre) fleece;
lana virgen new wool;

una bufanda de lana a wool o woolen scarf
2 (AmL fam) (dinero) dough (sl);
tienen mucha lana they're loaded (colloq)

lana sustantivo femenino wool
pura lana virgen, pure new wool
'lana' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
calceta
- chaleco
- dar
- devanar
- ser
- estambre
- mechón
- paño
- prenda
- tonsurar
- alpaca
- apelmazarse
- cardar
- catalán
- cundir
- desenredar
- enmarañado
- enredado
- enredar
- esponjoso
- gordo
- guante
- hilar
- hueco
- jaspeado
- madeja
- mota
- peinar
- peludo
- picar
- tela
- terminar
English:
ball
- coat
- demand
- fleece
- scarf
- shear
- snarl up
- tangle
- wool
- woolen
- woollen
- woolly
- wooly
- cash
- Catalan
- cough
- dough
- loop
- loot
- ply
- steel
- woolens
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lana nf
1. [de oveja] wool;
de lana woollen;
Prov
ir a por lana y volver trasquilado to be hoist with one's own petard
Comp
lana mineral rock wool;
lana de vidrio glass wool;
lana virgen virgin wool
2. Andes, Méx Fam [dinero] dough, Br dosh;
Comp
ser de lana to be rolling in it
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lana
f
1wool;
pura lana virgen pure new wool
2 Méx pop (dinero) dough fam
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lana nf
1) : wool
lana de acero: steel wool
2) Mex fam : money, dough
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lana n wool
de lana woollen
guantes de lana woollen gloves

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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