"varilla" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
varilla{masculine}
bar{noun} [construct.]
varilla{feminine}
rod{noun}
Se trataba de que un avispado tipo se había procurado un gran número de varillas de tales detectores de humos, los había metido en una maleta y actuado como si tuviese algo que ofrecer.
Some dodgy character has procured these smoke alarm rods, packed a whole lot of them into a suitcase and pretended he had something to sell.
wand{noun}
El médico o fisioterapeuta usará una varilla o sonda de cabezal redondo sobre la piel del área que presenta dolor.
Ultrasound gel is used on the wand and on your skin to make it more comfortable and help the sound waves reach the affected area.
rib{noun} (of umbrella)
stiffener{noun} (in collar)
spoke{noun}
varilla(also: tallo)
shank{noun} [techn.] (of screw)
haberdashery{noun} [Brit.]
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "varilla" in English(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
Aunque la varilla esté un poquito acolchada, ¡el animal atrapado sigue muriendo entre enormes sufrimientos!
Whether or not there is a bit of padding on the teeth of a trap, the animal in it will die a miserable death.
buscar agua con una varilla de zahorí
to dowse for water
la varilla para medir el aceite del coche
the dipstick
La idea de duplicar la ayuda por hectárea si se prueba que la varilla ha sido transformada en fibra, me parece a primera vista muy seductora, señor Graefe zu Baringdorf.
The idea of doubling aid per hectare when proof is provided that the straw has been processed into fibres seems, at first sight, to be very tempting, Mr Graefe zu Baringdorf.