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Spanish translation: abrigo vegetal

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08:43 Sep 22, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: mulch
As simple as this word is, I can't find it in any of my dictionaries. They talk about plastic and other types of mulches. Any ideas?
Ana
Spanish translation:abrigo vegetal
Explanation:
Hi,

Eurodicautom says the following:
mulch [1]
Definition any loose covering on the surface of the soil,whether natural,such as litter,or deliberately applied organic residues like cut grass,straw,foliage,bark,or sawdust,or artificial materials like cellophane,glass-wool,metal foil,paper,plastic,or fibre
Reference Helms,John A.,The Dict.of Forestry,1998,Soc.Am.Foresters [VE1,DF];
Ford-Robertson,Soc.Am.Foresters [VE1,NTE]
Note {NTE} used mainly to conserve moisture and check weed growth,but also to protect from winter climate;
{GRM} n.[1]
Spanish Term abrigo vegetal

and

plastic film;
mulch film
Reference Agricultural machinery and equipment,CEMAGREF,1990
Note {DOM} miscellaneous field work
Spanish Term 1)film plástico;
filme plástico;
2)película plástica


plastic mulch;
plastic row cover;
mulching with plastic film
Reference Agricultural machinery and equipment,CEMAGREF,1990
Note {DOM} miscellaneous field work
Spanish Term 1)acolchamiento con plásticos;
cobertura con film plástico;
tendido de filmes;
2)cobertura con película plástica;
tendido de películas de plástico

Hope this helps!
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Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:32
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Thanks to everyone for your help. This answer covered what I needed and more. Thanks again!
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Summary of answers provided
naabrigo vegetal
Marijke Singer
naCobertura
Elinor Thomas
namixture of wet straw, leaves, etc spread around or over a plant to enrich or insulate the soil
Laurent Slowack
nacapote
Carmen Hernaiz


  

Answers


12 mins
capote


Explanation:
La traducción de "mulch", is "capote". Es una especie de cobertor, algunas veces en viruta, que se usa para proteger objetos.


Según Collins Dictionary,
mulch: 1 capote. 2.cubrir con capote.

suerte.

Carmen Hernaiz
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24 mins
mixture of wet straw, leaves, etc spread around or over a plant to enrich or insulate the soil


Explanation:
cobertura de rastrojo (Routledge0


    the Concise Oxford Dictionary
Laurent Slowack
Local time: 02:32
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36 mins
Cobertura


Explanation:
Estiércol y paja con que se cubren las plantas.

Good luck! :)

Elinor Thomas
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48 mins
abrigo vegetal


Explanation:
Hi,

Eurodicautom says the following:
mulch [1]
Definition any loose covering on the surface of the soil,whether natural,such as litter,or deliberately applied organic residues like cut grass,straw,foliage,bark,or sawdust,or artificial materials like cellophane,glass-wool,metal foil,paper,plastic,or fibre
Reference Helms,John A.,The Dict.of Forestry,1998,Soc.Am.Foresters [VE1,DF];
Ford-Robertson,Soc.Am.Foresters [VE1,NTE]
Note {NTE} used mainly to conserve moisture and check weed growth,but also to protect from winter climate;
{GRM} n.[1]
Spanish Term abrigo vegetal

and

plastic film;
mulch film
Reference Agricultural machinery and equipment,CEMAGREF,1990
Note {DOM} miscellaneous field work
Spanish Term 1)film plástico;
filme plástico;
2)película plástica


plastic mulch;
plastic row cover;
mulching with plastic film
Reference Agricultural machinery and equipment,CEMAGREF,1990
Note {DOM} miscellaneous field work
Spanish Term 1)acolchamiento con plásticos;
cobertura con film plástico;
tendido de filmes;
2)cobertura con película plástica;
tendido de películas de plástico

Hope this helps!



    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu/cgi-bin/edicbin/EuroDicWWW.pl
Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 574
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for your help. This answer covered what I needed and more. Thanks again!
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