"balsa" English translation

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"balsa" in English

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"balsa" in Spanish

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{feminine}

1. general

balsa (also: armadía, panga)
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raft {noun}
la corriente arrastraba nuestra balsa
our raft was borne along by the current
they undertook the crossing in a raft
los dejaron a la deriva en una balsa
they were set adrift on a raft
balsa (also: almadía)
balsa (also: embalse, estanque, charca, vivero)
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pond {noun}
Sin embargo, sus causas fueron similares: el colapso de las balsas de inertes.
However, their causes were similar: tailing ponds which collapsed.
Las pruebas no predicen los accidentes aéreos, ya se trate de caídas en balsas de combustible o en reactores.
The tests do not predict airplane crashes, either over fuel ponds or over reactors.
Y lo citaré en inglés: "Es necesario realizar urgentemente un inventario mundial completo de estas balsas de inertes, cuyo contenido tóxico representan bombas químicas de relojería. [...]
I will quote in English: 'There is an urgent need for a complete global inventory of such tailing ponds, whose toxic contents represent chemical time bombs. ...
balsa (also: balso)
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balsa {noun} (tree, wood)
balsa (also: barca)
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ferry {noun} (smaller)

2. "charca"

balsa (also: grupo, billar, reserva, piscina)
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pool {noun}

Synonyms (Spanish) for "balsa":

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Synonyms (English) for "balsa":

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Context sentences for "balsa" in English

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SpanishPor cierto, se acaba de romper una balsa con cianuro en Rumania amenazando acuíferos que abastecen a la población de Yugoslavia.
In fact, a reservoir containing cyanide has just burst its banks in Romania, threatening aquifers which supply the population of Yugoslavia.
SpanishEstaba claro que una balsa con tanta cantidad de productos peligrosos, cerca de un parque natural como Doñana, podía causar un accidente en cualquier momento.
It was obvious that a reservoir containing such a large quantity of dangerous products near to a natural park such as Doñana could cause an accident at any time.