Translation of acrid in Spanish:


acre, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈækrəd/ /ˈakrɪd/


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    • Smith, who lives above the damaged flat, said the hallway had been filled with smoke and an acrid smell of burning.
    • The air possessed a pungent, acrid smell because the cigarette had burned through a filter stub in the overflowing ashtray.
    • The television screen cracked and blew out, smoke and the acrid smell of burning rubber spilling from it.
    • Here, in a different hemisphere, the acrid smell of firework smoke makes me think of cold nights, short days, cuddling up inside next to the heater.
    • There was an acrid smell and smoke was starting to come under the door.
    • Huge bright red and white flashes were seen in the distance and the air quickly filled with smoke and the acrid smell of cordite and sulphur.
    • Strong winds from 433 miles away had carried the smoke and acrid smell of forest fires all the way here.
    • Even twenty yards from the room, she could still smell the acrid green smoke.
    • The acrid smell of smoke filled my nostrils until it choked my very breath from my throat.
    • It has a warm energy with bitter and acrid or pungent flavors.
    • The burning heavy plastic caused acrid smoke which left a thick layer of soot on over everything in the room and means an awful lot of cleaning up.
    • The acrid smell of burning tyre rubber is in the air.
    • I couldn't even smell the usual acrid scent of burning leaves - so I knew it wasn't nearby.
    • As we gained it, the wind shifted, and a cloud of smoke, black and acrid, stung my eyes and made me cough.
    • It's unseasonably warm and sunny, as if God is trying to give New Yorkers a break and the sickly sweet smell of decaying flowers mixes with the acrid smoke.
    • She wrinkled her nose at the acrid, vinegary fumes emitted from the bottle.
    • Uses The roots of wild plants are generally unpleasantly acrid in flavour on account of the presence of crystals of calcium oxalate, which are clustered particularly thickly under the skin.
    • This could lead not merely to low alcohol content but to acrid and pungent tastes and aromas as well.
    • The powder instantly vanished with a loud WHOOSH, leaving behind an acrid smell and a small cloud of gray smoke.
    • At its height more than 100 firefighters fought the blaze which sent a huge plume of black, acrid smoke billowing 1,000 ft into the air.
  • 2literary

    acre literary