Translation of scrapyard in Spanish:


chatarrería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈskræpˌjɑrd/ /ˈskrapjɑːd/

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    chatarrería feminine
    (for cars) cementerio de automóviles masculine
    (for cars) desguace masculine
    (for cars) deshuesadero masculine Mexico
    (for cars) desarmaduría feminine Chile
    • The owner of a demolition site, who went to a scrapyard to arrange a collection, found two men weighing in metal stolen from him, a court heard.
    • The sculpture was created from technology waste collected from Chinese scrapyards.
    • Every year aging cars, left to decay in scrapyards or fields or suburban driveways, create more than 15 million tons of waste across the United States and Europe.
    • Manchester scrapyards operate a ‘police book’ system of taking names, addresses and details of everyone who sells them metal - so the culprits may already be on record.
    • ‘We used to visit scrapyards together, where he would pick up bits and pieces of old metal to weld together for his sculptures,’ he says.