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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
shovel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tool for digging)pala nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The gravedigger leaned on his shovel.
shovel [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (dig or move with shovel)cavar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  palear vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Laura shoveled earth out of the hole she was digging for a garden pond.
 
Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
shovel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shovelful)pala nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The hole grew bigger as each shovel of soil was removed.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
shovel [sth] up,
shovel up [sth]
vtr + adv
(collect or scoop)palear vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Workers had to spend weeks shovelling up the tar that had been washed onto the beach.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. El albañil paleaba la arena y la iba cargando en una carretilla.
  recoger vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. A la mañana siguiente, los trabajadores tuvieron que recoger toda la basura.
snow shovel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spade for clearing snow)pala de nieve nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Me he roto la espalda quitando la nieve con la pala (de nieve).
steam shovel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (digging machine operated by own engine)excavadora a vapor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
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