There are 2 main translations of egg in Spanish

: egg1egg2

egg1

huevo, n.

Pronunciation /ɛɡ/

See Spanish definition of huevo

noun

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    huevo masculine
    a fried/boiled egg un huevo frito/pasado por agua
    • scrambled eggs huevos revueltos
    • poached eggs huevos escalfados
    • egg donor donante de óvulos
    • a bad egg un huevo podrido
    • to have egg on one's face quedar mal
    • to lay an egg poner un huevo
    • to put all one's eggs in one basket jugárselo todo a una carta
    • Scientists said yesterday that they had grown an unlimited supply of eggs from embryonic stem cells taken from both male and female embryos.
    • The cells of the fertilised eggs multiply, growing into embryos in an incubator adjusted to the temperature and carbon dioxide levels of the woman's body.
    • Early experiments on mice have already indicated the possibility of turning stem cells into eggs or sperm which could then be used to help infertile couples.
    • Premature ovarian failure occurs when the ovaries stop producing eggs and reproductive hormones well in advance of natural menopause.
    • Scientists are harvesting stem cells from fertilized human eggs and doing experiments to develop medical cures.
    • More than three million Brits have tried or are on the controversial diet, which substitutes bread, pasta and potatoes for foods like meat, eggs and cheese.
    • Margaret kept John in order with a healthy diet, eggs from their own chickens, homemade brown bread, jam, and yoghurt.
    • People exist on sausage, bread, eggs, maybe some chicken, things like that.
    • My diet has always included generous amounts of meat, butter, eggs, fried foods, chips, and cheese.
    • Protein-rich foods include meats, eggs and dairy products, as well as legumes and nuts.
    • So David cooked up a wonderfully greasy breakfast, eggs, bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, fried bread, our first fry-up for months!
    • The breakfast buffet has everything from bacon and eggs to fruit, juices, pastries and cereals.
    • I had bacon, sausage, beans, tomatoes, a fried egg, bread and butter and a huge mug of steaming hot coffee; this comes top of my all time favourite meals.
    • Instead, for long-term mental performance, you need protein-rich foods like eggs and peanut butter.
    • Food was short, and products like meat, eggs, butter, honey, fruit, and vegetables could fetch a good price.
    • Health experts say eating eggs and chicken meat is safe, as long as they're well-cooked.
    • Ryan then cooks us a great brunch of bacon, eggs and sausages, mushrooms & tomatoes.
    • Cholesterol is found in foods such as eggs, shellfish, meat and dairy products.
    • I was eating scrambled eggs for breakfast, accustomed to the lukewarm food by now.
    • He looked fresh as a daisy and was eating scrambled egg on toast off a sky blue plate.
    • Place sweetbreads on plate and top with poached quail egg.
    • She forgets she had a hard-boiled egg for breakfast.
    • Back home I did us a nice late breakfast of poached eggs on toast.
    • I had a fried goose egg for lunch.
    • Patrick scooped two fried eggs onto each plate.
    • When most birds incubate eggs, the females often produce high levels of prolactin, a hormone involved in parental behavior.
    • Females lay eggs in other birds' nests and leave the rearing to other species.
    • Embryos in the eggs do not begin to develop until their mother warms them through incubation.
    • To this day, many reptiles bury their eggs, whereas nearly all birds leave them exposed.
    • Some amphibians and fish lay eggs in clusters, with the outer ones protecting the inner ones.
    • They also eat other small aquatic creatures, including fish eggs and very small fish, and will feed at salmon spawning areas.
    • Brood parasites in general lay eggs with shells thicker than those of their hosts.
    • The saga begins as female wasps wriggle into an unripe fig through a small hole at the end and lay eggs in developing flowers inside.
    • Larval fish break open their egg with their tail and swim free.
    • Females cause significant tree damage when they rake back the bark of twigs to lay their fertilized eggs.
    • Females ready to lay fertilized eggs always seem eager to lay them on other bugs, regardless of their sex.
    • Fertilized eggs often hatch at the beginning of the growth season but may continue to hatch intermittently thereafter.
    • In spring, fertilized aphid eggs hatch under the bark of a cottonwood tree.
    • Successfully incubated eggs hatch about two months later.
    • The bulk of flu vaccine production today is done using fertilized chicken eggs and takes months.
    • Sperm from the same male could be used to fertilize eggs from several females and vice versa.
    • Field Sparrows are not known to eject cowbird eggs.
    • Clutch size is the number of eggs in a clutch of an average-sized female.
    • The European cuckoo has several races or ‘gentes,’ each of which lays an egg of a different color or pattern to match its most common host or hosts.
    • Female penguins don't eat for at least a week before laying an egg or two.
    • In general, birds require at least one day to lay an egg, and many species delay incubation until their entire clutch is laid.
    • They lay an egg in the nest of another bird, such as a reed warbler, and when the new cuckoo hatches it kicks out the reed warbler chicks.
    • She will lay an egg approximately every day or two until she has a clutch of about three to five eggs, which may or may not all hatch.
    • If I buy a chicken now, how would I know when it is going to lay an egg?
    • It's a shame that one bad egg can ruin it for everyone.
    • Dealing with a really bad egg, Wilson said, gobbles up time.
    • So even though he shows Ray as a heroin addict, philanderer and at times, generally bad egg, he can't quite bring himself to condemn the man for his actions.
    • He was surprised that Alison didn't turn out to be bad egg, considering her living conditions.
    • The last guy that sent her flowers was a motorcycle gang member, a real bad egg.
    • It is encouraging to see that Inspector-General of Police is determined to clean up the force whose image was being dented by a few bad eggs.
    • The only hope is that somewhere, somehow there will be those in the ranks who are prepared to resist the temptation and are prepared to move against the bad eggs among them.
    • Like anything else, there are bad eggs in the bunch.
    • The police command needs to scrutinise its ranks to see if there are some bad eggs that are not prepared to follow procedures of dealing with suspects.
    • When police arrested those identified to be culpable in the riots, it was only normal that bad eggs should be separated from good ones.
    • Punitive people are said to be bad eggs in all sorts of ways.
    • The admission by the council that it is infested with some bad eggs which are to be rooted out is a good starting point in dealing with the matter.
    • But most thought only of combatting corruption and getting rid of the bad eggs.
    • The festive period will only be enjoyable when we all work with the police to rid our communities of the bad eggs.
    • Of course it is true that there are bad eggs among members of the public too, that want to evade tax.
    • They are a very friendly people for the most part but like any society have their bad eggs too.
    • A few bad eggs are behind the trouble, the rest just happen to have nowhere better to be.
    • Her husband was the bad egg in the family.
    • I have no problem getting rid of bad eggs because I don't work with bad eggs.

There are 2 main translations of egg in Spanish

: egg1egg2

egg2

Pronunciation /ɛɡ/

transitive verb

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