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English translation: knob or wheel of spindle.

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Spanish term or phrase:torteros
English translation:knob or wheel of spindle.
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15:20 Apr 25, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: torteros
"...se ha encontrado, entre otras cosas pertenecientes a este período, torteros, un molino de piedra labrado, una pipa de piedra con grados, una manopla de bronce, un tumi, una espátula de hueso.
kerry
knob or wheel of spindle.
Explanation:
tortero-knob of spindle for twisting.

tortera-pan for baking tarts or pies. knob at the end of a twisting spindle.

TORTERO/A: rodaja que se pone en la parte inferior del huso, y ayuda a torcer la hebra. (Real Academia Española, 1970, p.1280)

HUSO: instrumento manual, generalmente de madera, de figura redondeada, más largo que grueso, que va adelgazándose desde el medio hacia las dos puntas, y sirve para hilar torciendo la hebra y devanando en él, el hilado. (Kapelusz, 1979, p.827). El huso mide de 25 a 50 cm de largo, según sea para lana de vicuña o guanaco, o para urdimbre de frazada. (Nardi, 1976, p.84)

http://www.mujose.org.ar/diccionario/diccionario_h-k.htm

rodaja-a small wheel (ruedecilla). Jagging-iron used by pastry cooks

huso-Spindle, the pin by which the thread is formed, and on which it is wound.

Hope this helps.

Bye
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Summary of answers provided
nawhorl of a spindle
Ricardo Galarza
naknob or wheel of spindle.xxxtrans4u
naCierta planta graminea que tiene en la raiz bulbos de forma de disco...
Maria
nasounds like a recipient for keeping "tortas"
Parrot


  

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21 mins
sounds like a recipient for keeping "tortas"


Explanation:
(bread basket? bread box? Do you have a picture to go by, at least?)

Parrot
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Cierta planta graminea que tiene en la raiz bulbos de forma de disco...


Explanation:
is one of the definitions, the othe one is for Bolivia and Paraguay: Objeto con forma de disco.

Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)


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Maria
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1 hr
knob or wheel of spindle.


Explanation:
tortero-knob of spindle for twisting.

tortera-pan for baking tarts or pies. knob at the end of a twisting spindle.

TORTERO/A: rodaja que se pone en la parte inferior del huso, y ayuda a torcer la hebra. (Real Academia Española, 1970, p.1280)

HUSO: instrumento manual, generalmente de madera, de figura redondeada, más largo que grueso, que va adelgazándose desde el medio hacia las dos puntas, y sirve para hilar torciendo la hebra y devanando en él, el hilado. (Kapelusz, 1979, p.827). El huso mide de 25 a 50 cm de largo, según sea para lana de vicuña o guanaco, o para urdimbre de frazada. (Nardi, 1976, p.84)

http://www.mujose.org.ar/diccionario/diccionario_h-k.htm

rodaja-a small wheel (ruedecilla). Jagging-iron used by pastry cooks

huso-Spindle, the pin by which the thread is formed, and on which it is wound.

Hope this helps.

Bye


xxxtrans4u
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2 hrs
whorl of a spindle


Explanation:
Simon & Schusters Int'l Dictionary:
tortero m. 1. cake box or basket. 2. whorl of a spindle

En tu contexto la segunda acepción es la correcta: "whorl of a spindle".

Suerte!


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Ricardo Galarza
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