Translation of anvil in Spanish:


yunque, n.

Pronunciation /ˈænvɪl/ /ˈanvɪl/


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    (tool, bone)
    yunque masculine
    • Thousands of stone hammers, anvils, crucibles, metal objects, and pieces of ancient metallurgical debris were also recovered.
    • All you need is a plenishing hammer, the anvil, a few metal punches, files, tin-snips for cutting sheets of silver up to make rings and that's it.
    • Their first few tools consisted of an engine block which was used as an anvil and some self-made hammers.
    • Here, among heavy industrial machinery, anvils and workbenches, Gibb and his assistant, Fiona Liddell, make miracles happen.
    • Rather, imagine the work of a blacksmith with his heavy hammer and anvil and a thick leather apron, smoke billowing from the forge.
    • Then Wollaston placed the metallic plug onto an anvil and began to hammer it - gently at first and then with increasing intensity.
    • In the simplest case, the metal is compressed between a hammer and an anvil and the final shape is obtained by turning and moving the work piece between blows.
    • Skilled club-makers such as Willie Grant and Robin Faichney toiled nearby, and the sound of metal bashing against the anvils contributed to an incessant din resounding through Betty's ears.
    • The firm no longer shoes horses, but still practises all the other traditional methods - using an anvil, hammer and coke fire - that the first Dunbars used all those years ago.
    • The blacksmith's skills are shown in the anvil and the hammer.
    • In his youth he struck many a telling blow from the hammer on the anvil and now he is keeping an important part of our culture alive.
    • As the Smith forged iron, with his hammer and anvil, so the development of the blast furnace required control over fire-processes.
    • The evidence from the 14th-century cathedral at Orvieto provides indications of the tools used in mosaic-making, ranging from hammers, anvils, and a variety of cutting tools to blowpipes, shears, and ladles on the glass-making side.
    • Although the small shop houses a grinder-buffer, drill, bench sander and electric saw, most of the tools are primitive looking hammers, mallets and anvils.
    • There the smiths beat the metal on anvils on top or in huge furnaces.
    • If a component was fairly large, he might have to modify his hearth to accommodate the work, and certainly needed to draft in help to control the hot metal on the anvil.
    • After a few minutes, he lifted the piece of metal off the anvil with a pair of tongs and plunged it into a bucket of water near by.
    • The smith looked up from the sword he was pounding on an anvil with a huge hammer, and wiped his eyes.
    • They are both innately skilled, whether working metal with a hammer and anvil or wood with a carving tool.
    • Rocks are crushed between rotating hammers and steel anvils.
    • Three small bones (the hammer, anvil, and stirrup bones) vibrate with the sound, passing the vibrations to the inner ear.
    • The findings are drawn from examination of the hammer, anvil and stirrup bones in the ears of Homo heidelbergensis fossils, also known as Boxgrove Man.
    • There they became the anvil and the hammer, minute bones that transmit sound from the eardrum to the stirrup bone and, ultimately, to the inner ear.
    • The middle ear is an air-filled cavity which consists of an eardrum and three tiny, interconnected bones - the hammer, anvil, and stirrup.
    • The sound makes the eardrum vibrate, which in turn causes a series of three tiny bones (the hammer, the anvil, and the stirrup) in the middle ear to vibrate.