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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Spanish plancha

NounEdit

plancha (plural planchas)

  1. A type of flat-top grill used for cooking, composed of a thick plate of metal above the heating element to provide thermal mass and eliminate hot spots.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

plancha

  1. third-person singular past historic of plancher

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈplant͡ʃa/, [ˈplãnʲt͡ʃa]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French planche.

NounEdit

plancha f (plural planchas)

  1. iron (metal tool used for transferring heat)
  2. ironing (the act of pressing clothes with an iron)
    Synonym: planchado
  3. ironing (laundry that has been ironed)
    Synonym: planchado
  4. slab (large, flat piece of solid material)
  5. grill (cooking device)
    Synonym: parrilla
  6. push-up; plank (exercise)
  7. embarrassing mistake
  8. bellyflop
  9. (soccer) foul (with the foot) (always used with the definite article la)
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

plancha

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of planchar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of planchar.

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