Quick answer
"Tabs" is a form of "tab", a noun which is often translated as "la lengüeta". "Curtains" is a plural noun which is often translated as "el final". Learn more about the difference between "curtains" and "tabs" below.
curtains(
kuhr
-
tihnz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(end)
a. el final
(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).
Well, it's curtains for you if they find you out.Bueno, será el final para ti si te descubren.
curtain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (window covering)
a. la cortina
(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).
We bought new curtains to match the new sofa.Compramos cortinas nuevas para hacer juego con el nuevo sofá.
3. (theater)
a. el telón
(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 curtain fell and the audience shouted for more.El telón cayó y el público gritó por más.
4. (weather)
a. la cortina
(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).
(rain)
She felt very tense driving through the curtain of rain that had fallen so suddenly.Se sentía muy tensa conduciendo por la cortina de lluvia que había caído tan de súbito.
b. el manto
(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).
(fog, mist)
A curtain of fog descended over the mountains.Un manto de niebla cayó sobre las montañas.
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(barrier)
a. el velo
(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).
There is a curtain of secrecy surrounding how Susan got her job.Hay un velo de secreto que rodea la cuestión de cómo Susan consiguió el trabajo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to install curtains in)
a. poner cortinas en
The hospital curtained the waiting room.El hospital puso cortinas en la sala de espera.
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tab(
tahb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (protruding piece)
a. la lengüeta
(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).
(flap)
The overalls are fastened with Velcro tabs.El overol se cierra con lengüetas de velcro.
b. la ceja
(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).
(on index card)
You'll need a set of index cards with A-Z tabs.Necesitará un paquete de fichas con cejas alfabéticas.
c. la etiqueta
(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).
(label)
I could tell from the tab on the pocket that they were designer jeans.Vi por la etiqueta del bolsillo que eran vaqueros de marca exclusiva.
2. (computing)
a. la pestaña
(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 web browser)
I think my broswer crashed because I had too many tabs open.Creo que mi navegador se bloqueó porque tenía demasiadas pestañas abiertas.
b. el tabulador
(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).
(in word processing)
She taught me how to set and move tabs in a document.Me enseñó a definir y mover tabuladores en un documento.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bill)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cuenta
(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).
When I went up to the bar, I found he'd already paid the tab.Cuando fui a la barra, descubrí que ya había pagado la cuenta.
4. (on a can)
a. la anilla
(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).
When I pulled on the tab, the beer sprayed all over the place.Cuando tiré de la anilla, la cerveza lo roció todo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drugs)
a. la pastilla
(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).
We dropped a few tabs of E at the club.Tomamos unas pastillas de éxtasis en el club.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (printing)
a. tabular
Use hanging indents to tab the data so the formatting isn't lost in conversion.Utilice sangrías francesas para tabular los datos de modo que el formato no se pierda en la conversión.
7. (to identify)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. señalar
Rod had already been tabbed for greatness while he was at college.Rod ya había sido señalado como alguien con un gran futuro cuando estaba en la universidad.
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