Quick answer
"Filter" is a noun which is often translated as "el filtro", and "sock" is a noun which is often translated as "el calcetín". Learn more about the difference between "filter" and "sock" below.
filter(
fihl
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (object for filtering)
a. el filtro
(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).
You may need to buy new filters for your coffee maker, because this coffee is full of grounds.Puede que tengas que comprar nuevos filtros para tu cafetera, porque este café está lleno de posos.
2. (transportation) (United Kingdom)
a. la flecha
(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).
If there were filters at this intersection, there would be fewer accidents.Si hubiera flechas en este cruce, habría menos accidentes.
b. el giro
(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 filter signals were broken, so it took forever to make a turn at the intersection.Las señales de giro estaban rotas, así que tardamos casi una eternidad en girar en la intersección.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to purify)
a. filtrar
He needs a transplant because his liver is not filtering his blood the way it should.Necesita un transplante porque su hígado no le filtra la sangre como debería.
4. (computing)
a. filtrar
We had to update the operating system so that it could better filter spam.Tuvimos que actualizar el sistema operativo para que pudiera filtrar mejor el correo basura.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to spread)
a. flltrarse
Smoke from the fire next door filtered into the room from under the door.El humo del incendio de la casa de al lado se filtró en el cuarto por debajo de la puerta.
6. (transportation) (United Kingdom)
a. girar
This lane filters to the right.Este carril es para girar a la derecha.
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sock(
sak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el calcetín
(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).
Penelope loves to wear thick socks.A Penélope le encanta llevar calcetines gordos.
b. la media
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I need to buy some dress socks before my interview.Necesito comprar una medias de vestir antes de mi entrevista.
2. (punch)
a. el puñetazo
(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 knocked his opponent down with one sock to the jaw.Tumbó a su contrincante con un puñetazo a la mandíbula.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. pegar
Sir! Billy socked me in the shoulder!¡Maestro! ¡Billy me pegó en el hombro!
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