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"Body" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuerpo", and "frame" is a noun which is often translated as "el marco". Learn more about the difference between "body" and "frame" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el cuerpo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My body aches from running.Me duele el cuerpo de correr.
b. el cadáver
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(dead)
They fished another body out of the river this morning.Sacaron otro cadáver más del río esta mañana.
2. (organization)
a. el organismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A student body can make demands for change.Un organismo estudiantil puede pedir cambios.
b. el órgano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Supreme Court is the judicial body of the government.La Corte Suprema es el órgano jurídico del gobierno.
3. (collection)
a. la masa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They based their findings on a large body of data.Basaron sus conclusiones en una amplia masa de datos.
4. (hair volume)
a. el cuerpo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wish my hair had more body.Ojalá mi cabello tuviera más cuerpo.
5. (automobile)
a. la carrocería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The metal bodies are made at the plant.Las carrocerías metálicas se hacen en la fábrica.
6. (person)
a. el tipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la tipa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He's such a weird body.Es un tipo muy raro.
7. (astronomy)
a. el cuerpo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Did you go to the lecture on the different bodies found in the solar system: planets, asteroids, stars, and so on?¿Fuiste a la conferencia sobre los diversos cuerpos que se hallan en el sistema solar: planetas, asteroides, estrellas, etc.?
8. (aviation)
a. el fuselaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The body of the plane was found in the forest ten years after the accident.El fuselaje del avión fue hallado en la selva diez años después del accidente.
9. (main structure)
a. el cuerpo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The body of the building was built in the Middle Ages.El cuerpo del edificio fue construido en la Edad Media.
b. el armazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la armazón
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What's the name of the body of a ship?¿Cómo se llama el armazón de una nave?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (automobile)
a. fabricar la carrocería de
These cars have traditionally been bodied in Germany, although this could change in the near future.La carrocería de estos carros se ha fabricado tradicionalmente en Alemania, aunque esto podría cambiar en un futuro próximo.
11.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to give form to; used with "forth")
a. dar cuerpo a
It could well be said that the sculptor managed to body forth the spirit of her time.Bien podría decirse que la escultora supo dar cuerpo al espíritu de su tiempo.
b. articular
The author processed all those abstract ideas and bodied them forth in his extensive work.El autor procesó todas esas ideas abstractas y las articuló en su extensa obra.
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frame(
freym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (border or case)
a. el marco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What about painting the door frames blue?¿Qué te parece pintar los marcos de las puertas de azul?
b. el tambor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for embroidery)
I need a bigger frame for my needlework.Necesito un tambor más grande para mis labores.
2. (constructional structure)
a. el armazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(building, ship, plane)
The frame of the ship was made of wood.El armazón del barco estaba hecho de madera.
b. el bastidor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(car or motorcycle)
If you sand down the frame of the motorcycle, it will look like new.Si lijas el bastidor de la moto, quedará como nuevo.
c. el cuadro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(bicycle)
I'm going to connect an electric battery to the bike frame.Voy a conectar una batería eléctrica al cuadro de la bici.
d. la estructura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(furniture)
The bed frame creaks.La estructura de la cama cruje.
3. (anatomy)
a. el cuerpo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her thin frame was in fact very strong.Su cuerpo delgado era en realidad bastante fuerte.
4. (cinema)
a. el fotograma
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How many frames per second are movies normally shot at?¿A cuántos fotogramas por segundo se graban normalmente las películas?
5. (TV)
a. el cuadro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This allows videos to be transmitted at 60 frames per second.Esto permite transmitir videos a 60 cuadros por segundo.
6. (image)
a. la fotografía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How many frames did you take?¿Cuántas fotografías tomaste?
7. (sports)
a. el set
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(snooker)
I'm going to win the next frame!¡Ganaré el siguiente set!
b. el juego
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(bowling)
Our team won two frames in a row.Nuestro equipo ganó dos juegos seguidos.
8. (computing)
a. el frame
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The web page is divided into several frames.La composición de la web se divide en varios frames.
9. (outline)
a. el bosquejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have the frame of the argument done, but I need more details.Ya terminé el bosquejo del reporte, pero necesito ponerle más detalles.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to put in a frame)
a. enmarcar
We still have to get our wedding photo framed.Aún tenemos que enmarcar la foto de nuestra boda.
11. (to enclose)
a. enmarcar
Her long hair frames her face.El pelo largo le enmarca la cara.
b. encuadrar
Try to frame the whole landscape.Intenta encuadrar el paisaje completo.
12. (to compose)
a. formular
It depends on how you frame the question.Depende de cómo se formula la pregunta.
b. elaborar (plan)
They have been tasked with framing a plan to solve the problem.Se les ha encargado a elaborar un plan para solucionar el problema.
c. construir (sentence)
We had to frame sentences using the past simple.Teníamos que construir oraciones usando el pasado simple.
13. (to incriminate unjustly)
a. tender una trampa
She isn't a drug dealer; she has been framed!Ella no es una traficante de drogas; ¡le han tendido una trampa!
frames
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
14. (glasses)
a. la montura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These frames are too big for your face.Esta montura es demasiado grande para tu cara.
b. el armazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I prefer metal frames to plastic ones.Prefiero los armazones metálicos a los de pasta.
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