vara


vara
f.
1 stick (rama, palo).
2 pole.
3 rod (fabricada).
4 stem, stalk (tallo).
5 slide.
6 staff (insignia).
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: varar.
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vara
nombre femenino
1 (palo) staff, rod, pole
2 (de mando) staff, mace
3 (medida de longitud) unit of length equal to approximately 33 inches
4 (tauromaquia) lance, pike
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FRASEOLOGÍA
poner varas (tauromaquia) to thrust at the bull
tener vara alta figurado to hold sway
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noun f.
rod, stick
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SF
1) (=palo) stick, pole; (Mec) rod, bar; [de carro, carroza] shaft; (Bot) branch (stripped of its leaves) ; [de flor] central stem, main stalk

vara de las virtudes — magic wand

vara de medir — yardstick, measuring rod

vara de oro — goldenrod

vara de pescar — fishing rod

vara de San José — goldenrod

vara mágica — magic wand

2) (Pol) (=insignia) staff of office

doblar la vara de la justicia — to pervert (the course of) justice

empuñar la vara — to take over, take (up) office (as mayor etc)

vara alta — (=autoridad) authority, power; (=peso) influence; (=dominio) dominance

tener mucha vara alta — to have great influence, be influential

vara consistorial — staff of office

3) ( esp LAm) (Mat) yard (= .836 metres, = 2.8 feet)
4) (Taur) (=lanza) lance, pike; (=herida) wound with the lance

poner varas al toro — to wound the bull with the lance

5)
- dar la vara a
6)
** (=revés) blow; (=disgusto) upset, setback
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femenino
1)
a) (palo) stick, pole; (patrón) yardstick

depende de la vara con que lo midas — it depends on the standards o criteria you're judging it by

b) (bastón de mando) staff of office
c) (Taur) lance, pike
d) (del trombón) slide
e) (medida de longitud) unit of length approximately equivalent to one yard
2) (Per fam) (influencia) connections (pl) (colloq)
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= wand, lance.
Ex. The sweeper had 2 hand-operated blowing wands to help move the jojoba seeds from under the bushes into the sweeper's path.
Ex. Hoses 60 m long with hand held lances were used to apply the herbicides.
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* vara de mando = ceremonial staff.
* vara de pescar = fishing rod, fishing pole.
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femenino
1)
a) (palo) stick, pole; (patrón) yardstick

depende de la vara con que lo midas — it depends on the standards o criteria you're judging it by

b) (bastón de mando) staff of office
c) (Taur) lance, pike
d) (del trombón) slide
e) (medida de longitud) unit of length approximately equivalent to one yard
2) (Per fam) (influencia) connections (pl) (colloq)
* * *
= wand, lance.

Ex: The sweeper had 2 hand-operated blowing wands to help move the jojoba seeds from under the bushes into the sweeper's path.

Ex: Hoses 60 m long with hand held lances were used to apply the herbicides.
* vara de mando = ceremonial staff.
* vara de pescar = fishing rod, fishing pole.

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vara
feminine
A
1 (palo) stick, pole
2 (patrón) yardstick
hay que medir a los dos con la misma vara you have to judge the two by the same standards o criteria, you have to measure the two with the same yardstick
depende de la vara con que lo midas it depends on the standards o criteria you're judging it by
3 (bastón de mando) rod o wand o staff of office
4 (Taur) lance, pike
5 (del trombón) slide
6 (medida de longitud) unit of length approximately equivalent to one yard
B (Per fam) (influencia) connections (pl) (colloq)
sin vara no entras a ninguna parte you don't get anywhere unless you have (the right) connections
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Del verbo varar: (conjugate varar)

vara es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
vara    
varar
vara sustantivo femenino
1 (palo) stick, pole
2 (Per fam) (influencia) connections (pl) (colloq)
vara f (palo, varilla) rod, stick
varar
I verbo intransitivo (embarrancar) to run aground
II vtr (sacar del agua una embarcación) to beach
'vara' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
verga
- aguijón
- doblar
- pértiga
English:
cane
- rod
- shaft
- switch
- stick
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vara nf
1. [rama, palo] stick
2. [tallo] stem, stalk
3. [pértiga] pole
4. [bastón de mando] rod, staff
5. [de trombón] slide
6. Taurom = pike used by picador;
Comp
Fam
dar la vara to be a pain (in the neck);
Fam
dar la vara a alguien para que haga algo to go on at sb to do sth
7. [medida] yard
Comp
vara de medir yardstick;
no se utiliza la misma vara de medir para todos not everyone is measured by the same yardstick;
Fig
doble vara de medir double standard
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vara
f
1 stick
2 TÉC rod
3 (bastón de mando) staff
4 TAUR lance
5 (medida): measurement approximately equivalent to a yard
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vara nf
1) : pole, stick, rod
2) : staff (of office)
3) : lance, pike (in bullfighting)
4) : yardstick
5)
vara de oro : goldenrod
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vara n (palo) stick

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