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"Eólico" is an adjective which is often translated as "wind", and "viento" is a noun which is also often translated as "wind". Learn more about the difference between "eólico" and "viento" below.
eólico(
eh
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oh
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lee
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koh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relating to wind)
a. wind
Los ecologistas defienden la energía eólica porque no contamina.Ecologists defend wind power because it is non-polluting.
b. eolian
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La erosión eólica ha tallado formas fantásticas en las rocas.Eolian erosion has sculpted the rocks into fantastical shapes.
c. aeolian
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(United Kingdom)
El estudio hizo un análisis detallado de los sedimentos fluviales y eólicos.The study made a detailed analysis of fluvial and aeolian sediments.
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viento(
byehn
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (gust of air)
a. wind
El huracán produjo vientos fuertes en todas las áreas circundantes.The hurricane produced strong winds in all of the surrounding areas.
b. breeze (light)
Un viento fresco entró por la ventana abierta.A cool breeze entered through the open window.
2. (cord)
a. rope
Estabilizamos la tienda de campaña con seis vientos.We stabilized the tent with six ropes.
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