(n.) = spring. Ex: There is a film on the camera for a hundred exposures, and the spring for operating its shutter and shifting its film is wound once for all when the film is inserted. ---- * colchón de muelles = spring mattress. * industria de la fabricación de muelles, la = spring industry, the. * muelle de juguete = slinky. * muelle en espiral = coil spring. * muelle serpentina = serpentine spring. * que se cierra automáticamente mediante un muelle = spring-loaded. * somier de muelles = box spring. (n.) = wharf [wharves, -pl.] ; dock ; pier ; quayside. Ex: Entries beginning with a place name may have corporate body, subject, or geographical qualifiers: London -- London wharves. Ex: It is a project that has been incubating since he lost the space for his privately run museum in Gloucester docks two years ago. Ex: Finally, the upkeep of these bridges was a massive task requiring the constant removal of sediment from river beds, piers and abutments. Ex: The fresh catch is sold in the fish market located on the quayside. ---- * muelle de carga = loading dock ; loading bay.