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"Installations" is a form of "installation", a noun which is often translated as "la instalación". "Systems" is a form of "system", a noun which is often translated as "el sistema". Learn more about the difference between "installations" and "systems" below.
installation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of installing)
a. la instalación
(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 technicians took two hours to complete the installation of the new dryer.Los técnicos tardaron dos horas en terminar la instalación de la secadora nueva.
2. (ceremony)
a. la investidura
(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 mayor's installation will take place at 3 pm on Friday in the town square.La instalación del alcalde se llevará a cabo a las 3 pm el viernes en la plaza del pueblo.
3. (something installed)
a. la instalación
(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).
A faulty plumbing installation is raising concerns among the people about contaminated water.La gente está empezando a preocuparse por la contaminación del agua por culpa de una instalación hidrosanitaria defectuosa.
4. (complex)
a. la instalación
(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 superpowers all have military installations in foreign countries.Todas las superpotencias tienen instalaciones militares en países extranjeros.
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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. (structure)
a. el sistema
(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 totally reformed the education system.Introdujo reformas radicales en el sistema educativo.
2. (set of rules)
a. el sistema
(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).
Our library uses the Dewey Decimal System.Nuestra biblioteca utiliza el sistema decimal Dewey.
3. (orderliness)
a. el método
(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 no system in their approach.Les falta método en su enfoque.
b. el sistema
(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).
It may seem disorganized, but there is some system involved.Puede parecer desorganizado, pero hay un sistema.
4. (computing)
a. el sistema
(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).
My system needs upgrading.Necesito actualizar mi sistema.
5. (anatomy)
a. el organismo
(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).
(body)
Drinking water regularly is good for your system.Tomar agua con regularidad es bueno para el organismo.
b. el cuerpo
(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).
(body)
I started a special diet to detoxify my system.Empecé una dieta especial para eliminar la toxicidad de mi cuerpo.
c. el aparato
(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).
(set of organs)
Traffic pollution affects the respiratory system.La contaminación del tráfico afecta el aparato respiratorio.
d. el sistema
(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).
(set of organs)
The function of the lymphatic system is to cleanse the body's waste products.La función del sistema linfático es la depuración de los productos de desecho.
6. (technical or mechanical)
a. el sistema
(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).
NATO plans to build a new missile defense system.La OTAN planea construir un nuevo sistema de defensa contra los misiles.
7. (status quo)
a. el sistema
(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'll never change the system by complaining.No basta con quejarte para cambiar el sistema.
8. (astronomy)
a. el sistema
(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).
A new star system was discovered.Se descubrió un nuevo sistema estelar.
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