Translation of quay in Spanish:


muelle, n.

Pronunciation /ki/ /k(w)eɪ/ /kiː/


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    muelle masculine
    • It is a source of pride to see the Celtic Explorer alongside the quay in her home port of Galway.
    • The men created a world of their own on the docks, levees, plantation landings, city quays, and steamboat decks of the Mississippi River economy.
    • In 1682, the estates of East Frisia gave Brandenburg-Prussia help by allowing their ships to use her quays in Emden - a large harbour on the North Sea.
    • It is a sailing resort with all the related services such as mooring on floating bridges, catways, quays, fuel, showers, daily weather reports and boat hire.
    • If he lived by a port, then his duties would require him to deal with the maintenance of ships and quays.
    • Up to c. 1700, Britain's ports had been largely natural coastal or riverside sites, sometimes with quays and wharfs for lading, and beaching vessels at low tide.
    • Within an hour, a huge crowd had gathered to watch it enter the new harbour and berth at the quay.
    • By searching ports and quays, diving teams are familiarising themselves with their layout so that in future it will be easier to spot anything out of the ordinary.
    • As he examined the excellent facilities and looked out over the rough waters along the quays yesterday, he vowed to remain champion.
    • Originally they were quays with small jetties built out to serve shipping.
    • London was a port and a sequence of waterfronts, quays, and warehouses developed along the north bank of the Thames.
    • Harbour facilities, such as timber quays, jetties and revetments were recorded at many of the ports.
    • Native trading schooners lined the quays, and the fragrance of cocoa beans drying in the sun made us remember that Grenada is the ‘Isle of Spice’.
    • The stone edge of the quay is still to be seen, and it doesn't take a huge leap of imagination to picture it as it was a century ago.
    • He was certainly a member of the merchant gild by 1385, when he was also renting from the gild a room on the common quay.
    • The granary is an old 19th century grainstore, six storeys high, fronting onto the river Suir whose quays were once crowded with sailing ships.
    • In Istanbul, too, there was the problem of privately owned areas that had to be expropriated to make way for the new docks and quays.
    • Canary Wharf was its central quay, the bustling, prosperous heart of a colonial trading empire on which the sun never set.
    • It is also no surprise that Waterford quays became known as the ‘noblest quay in Europe’ at that time.
    • There are some high quality office spaces available at present, particularly along the quays and docklands area.