Quick answer
"Jet" is a noun which is often translated as "el avión a reacción", and "squirt" is a noun which is often translated as "el chorro". Learn more about the difference between "jet" and "squirt" below.
jet(
jeht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (aviation)
a. el avión a reacción
(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).
Ten jets flew over the field during the military parade.Diez aviones a reacción sobrevolaron el campo durante el desfile militar.
2. (mechanics)
a. el reactor
(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 chemical reaction in the combustion chamber of the jet produces high-pressure gases.La reacción química que ocurre en la cámara de combustión del reactor produce gases a alta presión.
3. (stream of liquid)
a. el chorro
(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 water jets of the fountain rise up to 25 meters.Los chorros de agua de la fuente alcanzan los 25 metros.
4. (nozzle)
a. el surtidor
(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).
These valves control the gas that comes out of the jet.Estas válvulas controlan el gas que sale del surtidor.
5. (stone)
a. el azabache
(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 collar is made of jet and jade.El collar está hecho de azabache y jade.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (color)
a. azabache
A woman with jet hair and green eyes caught his attention.Lo cautivó una mujer de cabello azabache y ojos verdes.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to squirt)
a. salir a chorro
I shot the barrel once and water started to jet from it.Le di un tiro al barril y el agua comenzó a salir a chorro.
b. chorrear
A pipe broke and the liquid jetted all over.Se rompió un caño y el líquido chorreaba por todos lados.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to travel by plane)
a. volar
I'm jetting off to Boston this weekend for a reunion.Voy a volar a Boston este fin de semana para una reunión.
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squirt(
skwuhrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (stream)
a. el chorro
(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).
I think that a little squirt of hot sauce will make the soup perfect.Creo que un chorro de salsa picante hará perfecta la sopa.
b. el chorrito
(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 added a squirt of lemon juice to the hummus to balance the flavors.Añadió un chorrito de jugo de limón al humus para equilibrar los sabores.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(child)
a. el mequetrefe
(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).
, la mequetrefe
(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).
Hey squirt, did you learn anything new at school today?Oye, mequetrefe, ¿aprendiste algo nuevo en la escuela hoy?
b. el escuincle
(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).
, la escuincle
(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)
My parents divorced when I was just a squirt, so I've always had two families.Mis padres se divorciaron cuando solo era un escuincle, así que siempre he tenido dos familias.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to eject liquid)
a. echar un chorro de
He squirted a little bit of milk into his coffee.Echó un chorro de leche a su café.
b. lanzar
He used a hose to squirt some water on the fire in his backyard.Usó una manguera para lanzar un poco de agua al fuego en su patio.
c. rociar
The children squirted each other with water guns.Los niños se rociaron con pistolas de agua.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to eject liquid)
a. salir a chorros
When the faucet broke, water squirted all over the kitchen.Cuando el grifo se rompió, el agua salió a chorros por toda la cocina.
b. chorrear
Water started to squirt through the crack in the dam.El agua empezó a chorrear por la grieta de la presa.
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