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Man-made Settings

Entornos artificiales

Entornos artificiales
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n. breakwater

Translation: rompeolas

Definition of breakwater in English

Wall that is built into the sea to protect a coast or port from the waves.

Definition of breakwater in Spanish

Muro que se construye avanzado en el mar para proteger la costa o el puerto de la acción de las olas y el clima.

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n. dam

Translation: presa

Definition of dam in English

Wall that is built in a river to store water or regulate the flow.

Definition of dam in Spanish

Muro que se construye en ríos para almacenar el agua o regular el cauce.

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n. lock

Translation: esclusa

Definition of lock in English

Enclosure with gates at each end that is built in canals in which vessels travel and is used to raise or lower them between stretches of water on different levels.

Definition of lock in Spanish

Compartimento con puertas de entrada y salida que se construye en canales navegables para salvar los desniveles elevando o descendiendo a los barcos que circulan en ellos.

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n. pond

Translation: estanque

Definition of pond in English

Natural or man-made pool of water, smaller than a reservoir, which typically has practical or ornamental purposes.

Definition of pond in Spanish

Depósito artificial o natural de agua, de menor tamaño que el embalse, que suele tener fines prácticos u ornamentales.

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n. reservoir

Translation: embalse

Definition of reservoir in English

Natural or man-made basin of water, located along the course of a river, used for practical means.

Definition of reservoir in Spanish

Depósito artificial o natural de agua en el curso de un río, que suele tener fines prácticos.

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n. canal

Translation: canal

Definition of canal in English

Artificial waterway built for navigation, water transport or irrigation.

Definition of canal in Spanish

Cauce artificial que se construye para transportar el agua, navegar o irrigar un terreno.

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n. irrigation ditch

Translation: acequia

Definition of irrigation ditch in English

Small canal or trench built to supply water to an area of dry land.

Definition of irrigation ditch in Spanish

Zanja o pequeño canal que se construye para conducir el agua destinada a regadío.

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n. terrace

Translation: terraza

Definition of terrace in English

Flat, stepped platform built into a sloped landscape for agricultural purposes.

Definition of terrace in Spanish

Cada una de las superficies llanas y escalonadas construidas en un terreno en pendiente, generalmente con propósitos agrícolas.

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n. trench

Translation: zanja

Definition of trench in English

Long, narrow cavity built in the ground for engineering purposes.

Definition of trench in Spanish

Excavación lineal en la tierra construida para propósitos de ingeniería.

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n. embankment

Translation: terraplén

Definition of embankment in English

Raised artificial structure built of stone and soil for various engineering purposes.

Definition of embankment in Spanish

Prominencia artificial construida con tierra y piedras para diferentes propósitos de ingeniería.