Quick answer
"Car" is a noun which is often translated as "el coche", and "plane" is a noun which is often translated as "el avión". Learn more about the difference between "car" and "plane" below.
car(
kar
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
a. el coche
(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 car can go as fast as 150 miles per hour.Este coche alcanza las 150 millas por hora.
b. el carro
(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)
The car of her dreams is a red convertible.El carro de sus sueños es un descapotable rojo.
c. el auto
(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 to take the car in on Sunday for an oil change.Tengo que llevar el auto el domingo para cambiarle el aceite.
d. el automóvil
(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).
On Saturday, we're going to take a trip in my grandfather's antique car.El sábado vamos a hacer un viaje en el automóvil antiguo de mi abuelo.
2. (rail transport)
a. el vagón
(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 train has a restaurant car.Este tren tiene un vagón restaurante.
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plane(
plehihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (method of transportation)
a. el avión
(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 plane was about to leave when we arrived at the airport.El avión estaba a punto de despegar cuando llegamos al aeropuerto.
2. (level)
a. el nivel
(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).
He thinks he can ascend to a higher plane of existence through meditation.El cree que puede ascender a un nivel más elevado de existencia a través de la meditación.
3. (mathematics)
a. el plano
(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).
Please plot the data points along the vertical plane.Por favor marca los puntos de datos a lo largo del plano vertical.
4. (tool)
a. el cepillo
(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).
We're going to use the plane to smooth the desk.Vamos a usar el cepillo para alisar el escritorio.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (flat)
a. plano
The device must be tested on a plane surface.El aparato debe ser probado en una superficie plana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to smooth or level)
a. cepillar
It's necessary to plane the cabinets before varnishing them.Es necesario cepillar los gabinetes antes de barnizarlos.
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