Quick answer
"Cage" is a noun which is often translated as "la jaula", and "spout" is a noun which is often translated as "el pico". Learn more about the difference between "cage" and "spout" 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. (enclosure for animals)
a. la jaula
(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).
She thinks keeping animals in cages is cruel.Ella cree que tener animales en jaulas es cruel.
2. (sports)
a. la canasta
(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).
(basketball)
We sell inflatable basketball shooting cages.Vendemos canastas de baloncesto inflables.
b. la cesta
(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).
(basketball)
O'Neal shot, but the ball didn't even reach the cage.O'Neal tiró, pero el balón ni siquiera tocó la cesta.
c. la portería
(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).
(ice hockey)
The goalie was too far away from the cage to stop the shot.El portero estaba muy lejos de la portería para parar el lanzamiento.
d. la meta
(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).
(ice hockey)
The NHL added cameras to cages in order to aid with video reviews.La NHL agregó cámaras a las metas para revisar mejor los videos.
3. (elevator compartment)
a. la caja
(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 elevator is out of order because the cage is broken.El ascensor está fuera de servicio porque se rompió la caja.
b. la jaula
(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).
(in a mine)
Cage accidents were common in the early years of coal mining.Los accidentes en la jaula eran habituales en los primeros años de la minería del carbón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to put in a cage)
a. enjaular
He said the enemy had caged him like an animal in a zoo.Dijo que el enemigo lo había enjaulado como a un animal en un zoológico.
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spout
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tube to aid in pouring)
a. el pico
(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).
Place your glass under the pitcher's spout so I can pour the water more easilyPon tu vaso debajo del pico del jarro para que pueda verter el agua más fácilmente.
b. el pitorro
(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 Spain
(Spain)
I couldn't water the plants because there was a plug in the watering can's spout.No pude regar las plantas porque había un tapón en el pitorro de la regadera.
2. (gutter)
a. el canalón
(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 spout on the roof is clogged with leaves and might overflow during the storm.El canalón del techo está obstruido con hojas y puede rebasar durante la tormenta.
3. (stream)
a. el chorro
(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).
Spouts of water came gushing from the broken faucet.De la canilla rota, salían chorros de agua.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to shoot out with force)
a. arrojar chorros de
Pressure built up inside the kettle and it started to spout water.Se acumuló presión en el hervidor, que empezó a arrojar chorros de agua.
5. (to say annoyingly or boringly)
a. soltar
Although nobody asked, Diego spouted his ideas to us on the matter.Aunque nadie se las pidió, Diego nos soltó sus ideas acerca del asunto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to flow forcefully)
a. salir a chorros
Water spouted from the firemen's hoses onto the fire.De las mangueras de los bomberos salía agua a chorros dirigida al fuego.
b. salir a borbotones
The man started to cough, and next blood spouted from his lips.El hombre empezó a toser y, a continuación, le salió sangre a borbotones de la boca.
7. (to speak as if lecturing)
a. perorar
Marty spouted for hours without realizing that nobody was paying attention.Marty peroró durante horas sin darse cuenta de que nadie le prestaba atención.
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