(n.) = lead. Ex: Printing types were cast in an alloy of lead, antimony, and tin called type-metal. ---- * aleación de plomo = lead-alloy. * andar se con pies de plomo = tread + (very) warily ; walk on + eggshells ; tread + (very) carefully. * batería de ácido y plomo = lead acid battery. * envenenamiento por plomo = lead poisoning. * gasolina con plomo = leaded gasoline ; leaded gas. * gasolina sin plomo = unleaded gasoline ; unleaded gas. * intoxicación por plomo = lead toxicity. * pintura con plomo = lead paint. (n.) = sinker ; plummet. Ex: One of the rock cod fishing tips is to use a sinker, so that the line goes down till the rocks, where the cod is. Ex: Attach the plummet to the hook and let it hang below the float. (n.) = fuse. Ex: Chapter 11 covers the following: jumpstarting; installing antifreeze; replacing radiator hose, radiator cap, thermostat and fuses; and checking brake fluid . ---- * caja de los plomos = fuse box. * plomo + fundirse = blow + a fuse. (n.) = bummer. Ex: The article 'Bargains or bummers? Remainders' suggests that despite problems attaching to buying remainders, judicious purchasing of this stock can add valuable books to a library's collection at a very reasonable cost. ---- * ser un plomo = be a (real) pain in the neck ; be a (real) pain in the ass ; be a (real) pain in the arse ; be a (real) pain in the backside ; be a (real) pain in the proverbials ; be a (real) pain in the butt.