Quick answer
"Chute" is a noun which is often translated as "el vertedero", and "hopper" is a noun which is often translated as "la tolva". Learn more about the difference between "chute" and "hopper" below.
chute(
shut
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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. (sloping shaft or passage)
a. el vertedero
(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).
Gary tosses his trash in a garbage chute in the hall on the 15th floor of his apartment building.Gary tira su basura en un vertedero de basura que hay en el pasillo del piso 15 del edificio de apartamentos.
b. el conducto
(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).
She has a laundry chute that goes from the third-floor bathroom to the basement laundry room.Tiene un conducto para la ropa sucia que va desde el baño del tercer piso hasta el cuarto de lavar en el sótano.
c. la rampa
(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).
(open)
The baggage handler takes the luggage off a cart and drops it down a chute to the baggage claim area.El encargado del equipaje saca el equipaje de un carrito y lo deja caer por una rampa al reclamo de equipaje.
2. (play equipment)
a. el tobogán
(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).
Ariadna slid down the chute into the pool.Ariadna se deslizó por el tobogán hacia la piscina.
b. la resbaladilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Miguel shouted gleefully as he went down the chute.Miguel gritó alegremente al bajar por la resbaladilla.
3. (aeronautics)
a. el paracaídas
(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).
Ralph was frightened when his main chute didn't open, but luckily his backup did.Ralph se asustó cuando el paracaídas principal no se abrió, pero afortunadamente el de respaldo sí lo hizo.
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hopper
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (container)
a. la tolva
(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 hopper holds enough pellets to keep the machine running for three days.En la tolva cabe suficiente pienso para que la máquina funcione durante tres días.
2. (railroad car)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el vagón tolva
(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).
Three of the hoppers derailed at the junction.Tres de los vagones tolva descarrilaron en el cruce.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(insect)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el saltamontes
(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 kids were out in the garden looking for hoppers.Los niños estaban en el jardín buscando saltamontes.
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