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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dessert)torta nf
  dolce nm
 I love cakes made with lots of chocolate.
 Amo le torte fatte con un sacco di cioccolato.
 
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IngleseItaliano
cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (round mass of food) (alimenti)disco nm
  tortino nm
 Form the raw hamburger meat into cakes and fry them gently.
 Formare dei dischi di carne cruda macinata e friggerli a fuoco moderato.
cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (block)tavoletta nf
 I would like a nice new cake of lavender soap.
 Vorrei una nuova tavoletta di sapone alla lavanda.
cake viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (flatten, compact)rapprendersi v rif
 After you pour it into a mould, the compound will cake.
 Dopo averlo versato nello stampo, il composto si rapprenderà.
cake [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (form into a cake shape)formare una torta con, formare un disco con vtr
 Cake the explosive mixture, and carefully place it on the table.
 Formare una torta con la miscela esplosiva posarla delicatamente sul tavolo.
cake [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (cover)incrostare vtr
 The lorry's tyres were caked with mud.
 Le gomme del camion erano incrostate di fango.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
a piece of cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal ([sth] easy to do) (figurato: facilissimo)un gioco da ragazzi, un gioco da bambini nm
 The new software installation was a piece of cake, no problems!
 L'installazione del nuovo software è stata un gioco da ragazzi, nessun problema.
almond cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake flavored with almonds)torta di mandorle
almond cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake made with almond flour)dolce di farina di mandorle
 The bride is on a gluten-free diet, so for the wedding reception they're planning an almond cake.
angel cake,
angel food cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
mainly US (light sponge cake)torta paradiso nf
 Angel food cake contains only egg whites, no yolks, so it's fine on a low-cholesterol diet.
 La torta paradiso contiene solo l'albume dell'uovo e non il tuorlo, perciò è compatibile con una dieta a basso tenore di colesterolo.
angel cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. mainly UK (layered sponge cake)traduzione non disponibile
baked in the cake,
baked-in-the-cake
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, figurative, informal (inevitable)ormai inevitabile loc agg
Nota: Hyphens are used when the adjective precedes the noun
bar of soap,
cake of soap
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(cake of solid soap)saponetta nf
 If your zipper sticks, rub a bar of soap over the zipper teeth to lubricate it.
 Se vi si incastra la cerniera, strofinate sopra i suoi denti una saponetta per lubrificarla.
birthday cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake served at birthday party)torta di compleanno nf
 The children love to blow out the candles on the birthday cake at parties.
 I bambini adorano soffiare le candeline sulla torta di compleanno alle feste.
cake flour (type of flour)farina per dolci nf
cake mix nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prepared batter for cake-baking)miscela per torte nf
  preparato per torte nm
 This cake mix is very convenient: you only need to add oil and an egg.
 Questo preparato per torte è molto pratico, bisogna solo aggiungere dell'olio e un uovo.
cake pan nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (baking tin for a cake)teglia per dolci nf
 In una cucina non deve mancare una teglia per dolci.
cake pop nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (lollipop-shaped cake)torta a forma di lecca lecca nf
cake rack nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wire stand for cooling baked items)griglia per torte nf
cake slice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knife for cutting cakes)coltello per torte nm
cake topper nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (decoration on top of cake)decorazione per torta nf
cake topping nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (iced layer) (su torta)strato di glassa nm
carrot cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sweet cake containing carrot)torta di carote nf
 My favorite carrot cake recipe includes nuts and pineapple.
 La mia ricetta preferita per la torta di carote comprende noci e ananas.
cattle cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (feed for cows)mangime per bovini nm
chocolate cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake: containing chocolate) (dolce rotondo)torta di cioccolato, torta al cioccolato nf
  (dolce generico)dolce al cioccolato, dolce di cioccolato nm
 This chocolate cake is made using cocoa powder.
 La "torta del diavolo" è un tipo di torta al cioccolato.
Christmas cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (festive fruit cake) (UK)dolce di Natale nm
coconut cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food: baked dessert)dolce al cocco nm
  torta al cocco nf
coffee cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake containing coffee)torta al caffè nf
 Peter was eating a slice of coffee cake.
coffee cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (sweet bread)coffee cake nf
corn cake (corn bread)pane di granturco
cottonseed cake,
cotton cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(compressed cotton seed)farina di semi di cotone nf
  pannelli di semi di cotone nmpl
crab cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (patty made of crab meat)polpetta di granchio nf
 Crab cakes are best if they use large lumps of crab meat from the body of the crab.
 Le polpette di granchio vengono al meglio se si usano grossi pezzi di polpa del corpo del granchio.
fishcake,
fish cake,
fish-cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(patty of fish and potato)crocchetta di pesce e patate nf
fruitcake,
also UK: fruit cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(cake made with fruit)torta di frutta secca nf
  torta di canditi nf
 Leah received three fruitcakes at Christmas.
 Leah ricevette tre torte di frutta secca a Natale.
funnel cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, Can (sweet fried batter) (dolce tipico)strauben nmpl
have your cake and eat it too,
have your cake and eat it
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(have two good things at once) (idiomatico)avere la botte piena e la moglie ubriaca vtr
hotcake,
hot cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (pancake made with leavening)frittella nf
the icing on the cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (extra benefit, gain) (idiomatico)la ciliegina sulla torta nf
It's a piece of cake! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (it's very easy) (figurato: semplice)è un gioco da ragazzi!, è un gioco da bambini!, è una passeggiata! inter
 I don't think that arithmetic problem is difficult. It's a piece of cake!
 Non mi sembra che quel problema di aritmetica sia difficile, anzi è un gioco da ragazzi!
King cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traditional cake containing a trinket) (dolce americano)torta del re
layer cake (dessert)torta a strati nf
linseed cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cattle feed) (mangime, pastone)semi di lino precotti nmpl
marble cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mottled sponge cake)torta marmorizzata, torta di marmo nf
 A marble cake is a cake made with two colours of batter.
 Una torta marmorizzata è una torta preparata con due impasti di diverso colore.
piece of cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (slice or chunk of cake)fetta di torta nf
 Would you like a piece of cake?
 Vuoi una fetta di torta?
piece of cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] easy) (figurato: attività semplice)gioco da ragazzi nm
 The spelling test was a piece of cake; I got all the answers right!
 L'esercizio di spelling è stato un gioco da ragazzi: non ne ho sbagliata una!
pound cake,
poundcake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(baking: sponge cake)torta margherita nf
 Traditional poundcake calls for a pound of butter, a pound of eggs, a pound of sugar, and a pound of flour.
 La ricetta tradizionale della torta margherita richiede una libbra di burro, una di uova, una di zucchero e una di farina.
rice cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (puffed-rice snack food)galletta di riso nf
 Rice cakes are certainly bland, but at least they're crunchy and low in calories.
 Le gallette di riso sono senz'altro insipide, ma almeno sono croccanti e hanno poche calorie.
seed cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake containing seeds)torta con semi nf
simnel cake UK (fruitcake)dolce con uvetta, canditi e coperto di pasta di mandorle nm
sponge cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light sweet cake) (culinaria)pan di Spagna nm
take the cake,
also UK: take the biscuit
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative, informal (be uncalled for, excessive) (idiomatico)essere troppo, essere davvero troppo
 Jack's idea to build his own observatory really takes the cake!
 L'idea di Jack di costruire il suo osservatorio è davvero troppo!
teacake,
tea-cake,
tea cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (flat currant bun)teacake nm
Nota: tortina dolce lievitata contenente frutta secca, servita tostata ed imburrata
teacake,
tea-cake,
tea cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (cake or cookie traditionally served with tea) (dolce inglese)teacake nm
upsidedown cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cake that is turned over before serving)torta capovolta nf
wedding cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tiered cake served at a marriage party)torta nuziale nf
 The wedding cake had three tiers, a chocolate interior, and white glaze for frosting.
 La torta nuziale era a tre piani con cioccolato all'interno e fuori ricoperta dalla glassa.
whippet,
whippet cake
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(food: type of cake) (tipo di torta)whippet
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