There are 2 main translations of buff in Spanish

: buff1buff2

buff1

gamuza, n.

Pronunciation /bəf/ /bʌf/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1also buff leather

      gamuza feminine

    • 1.2(color)

      beige masculine
      • Body fur may be black, brown, grey, buff, red, white or multi-coloured, with many varieties of face markings.
      • The whole room is a zebra pelt of black and white and that colour that has been the fashion staple for so long they've invented a dozen names for it - taupe, camel, fawn, buff.
      • In the raffle, if they call out ticket 315, chances are I'll have it, but in buff when they want blue.
      • If you prefer lighter shades, pale blue and buff always look tremendous together.
      • Eight colours can be made out from the tapestry; the five main colours are blue-green, terracotta, light-green, buff and grey-blue.
      • There are more than 200 varieties in many different colours including make-up shades like buff, rose, chocolate and cream.
      • Juveniles are overall streaked brown and buff.
      • The presence of certain chemicals, such as iron oxide or other organic and mineral impurities, affects the colour of the baked product, and the firing of terracotta may cause the colour to vary from light buff to deep red.
      • Pelage color varies considerably, but is usually some shade of brown, gray, or buff.
      • Today there are withy beds in the Southwest that produce willow withies in white, buff and brown.
      • These are characterized by small villages of rectangular pit-houses, cremation of the dead, and plain grey or brown pottery, sometimes painted red on buff.
      • Although they are commonly red or buff in colour with low contents of organic matter, their coloration is mainly of diagenetic origin and is not exclusive to these deposits.
      • Brick with blurred colors or flecks of color in earthy tones of red, brown, black and buff appear completely at home in a rustic setting.
      • During the last financial year I have fallen into the unhealthy habit of not opening bills or indeed anything buff and brown with my name typed on it.
      • C. infundibuliformis is funnel-shaped, as the specific name indicates, and has a cap of variable colour: buff, ochre, brown, or reddish.
      • Many of the seed-eating columbids are buff, grey and brown colors, while the fruit-eaters are often more brightly colored.
      • The white underside of this sparrow is streaked with buff and brown across the breast.
      • The breast and abdomen of the male were buff with heavy markings of dark brown to black.
      • Melanin, which provides a range of colors from gray to black, buff to red-brown and brown, provides camouflage for many birds and display colors for others.
      • Light-morph birds are generally brown above and pale brown or buff below, with a white chin, throat, and chest, and a dark belly - band.

  • 2

    (pad)
    gamuza feminine
    • Further, electrolytic polishing in a phosphoric acid solution or polishing with a buff can be conducted instead of the chemical polishing.
    • The method of manufacturing a resin filled board according to claim 3, wherein said surfaces of said conductive layer are mechanically polished using a buff.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (metal) pulir
    (floor/shoes) sacar brillo a
    • This surface is then buffed and polished with ever finer materials, like lambs wool, until the characteristic lustre is achieved.
    • When placed against the hot glass, the pad steams and smokes, forming a layer of carbon that helps to buff the glass.
    • The makeup artist has smoothed and buffed the skin of his face, highlighting the wide planes of his cheekbones.
    • The wooden floor is buffed to a cherry-red shine that lends a little jolliness.
    • So I shaved, brushed my teeth, deep-conditioned my hair, exfoliated, moisturised, filed and buffed my nails, and yet it still wasn't enough.
    • It must have taken me about ten minutes to select my favourite - and by that time, the chatty beautician had filed and buffed my fingernails, ready for painting.
    • Their boots were buffed into black mirrors, the red bands around their caps looked like slashes of blood against the khaki.
    • Then it's just a matter of using another clean cloth to buff the wax off.
    • She smoothed paste wax on the old red linoleum and buffed it by hand.
    • Once the iron sheet is buffed to give it the dull sheen the engraving work is taken up.
    • As an 8-year-old entrepreneur, I collected golf balls, buffed them to a glossy shine and bartered them back to golf enthusiasts on the 14th hole.
    • When I'm done I'll rub on a paste wax of some sort and buff the piece to a soft glow.
    • Waxed surface may be buffed occasionally to restore shine.
    • Underneath, an orange jumper, a light jacket with a peachy-orange check, an orange handkerchief tucked into his pocket and the shiniest light-tan leather shoes, buffed to mirrored perfection.
    • Then, the blades are sintered at a temperature of over 1,000 degrees, surface finished, tumbled and buffed.
    • The wooden slats are cut, sanded, buffed, and finished by hand before being stained or painted (in a wide variety of colors), and cotton is used for the tapes and cords.
    • After the first coat has dried it should be buffed with No. 2 steel wool.
    • It must be thoroughly buffed, following directions on wax label.
    • Solvent removes dirt and old wax, and leaves a thin wax coating which must be buffed.
    • The most beautiful was a series of small graphite paintings, buffed to a dull sheen that recalls the surfaces of ancient mirrors.

adjective

  • 1

    (made of buff)
    de gamuza
  • 2

    (buff-colored)
    (invariable adjective) beige
    (invariable adjective) beis Spain

There are 2 main translations of buff in Spanish

: buff1buff2

buff2

aficionado, n.

Pronunciation /bəf/ /bʌf/

noun

informal
  • 1

    (enthusiast)
    aficionado masculine
    aficionada feminine
    movie / film buff cinéfilo
    • a jazz buff un aficionado al jazz
    • If you're a film score buff or someone interested in good 20th century music, this CD issue won't disappoint.
    • It's the perfect partner for workout enthusiasts and exercise buffs!
    • For example, offering a net-based service costs very little and the expertise is often found among young computer buffs.
    • To get you started, here are a few great ideas for everyone on your list from the yoga lover to the car enthusiast to the beauty buff.
    • Young computer buffs are lining up to catch a rare glimpse of endangered red squirrels - by using quick ‘mouse’ action.
    • But even devoted space buffs long ago lost interest in the shuttle program.
    • As film buffs know, sequels seldom live up to the original.
    • Beyond the obvious implications for sci-fi buffs and other space enthusiasts, the episode sheds light on the versatility of free enterprise.
    • An important story, the CD is ideal for history buffs, or anyone interested in the Sally Hemings-Thomas Jefferson story.
    • He is a film buff, theatre-goer, art connoisseur, reader and amateur boxing referee.
    • Older readers of Cotswold history buff Dennis Hughes' latest book are guaranteed a musical trip down memory lane.
    • But history buffs, particularly those interested in Southern history, will still find much to like - and learn - in Big Cotton.
    • Observation shows that forged paintings are usually offered to novice art collectors, art buffs who are too lazy to learn about the subject or those who believe they are really knowledgeable in art matters.
    • You don't need to be a film buff to enjoy the movies or a football fanatic to watch a game.
    • Film theory buffs and nerds alike certainly will go rabid with delight at the mere notion that such a film exists for consumption.
    • The main problem being that no matter how enthusiastically a wine buff describes their cheeky little wine from Anjou, the viewer is left unable to smell or taste it.
    • Well, this Film Snob says you're not a film buff if you don't watch older movies.
    • Film music buffs will want more complete realizations of these scores, but the present CD is excellent and an economical purchase for more moderate types.
    • An evening for film buffs and all those interested in exploring the elusive, unending question of the Indian identity.