Quick answer
"Jet" is a noun which is often translated as "el avión a reacción", and "stream" is a noun which is often translated as "el arroyo". Learn more about the difference between "jet" and "stream" 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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stream(
strim
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brook)
a. el arroyo
(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).
We always used to go down to swim in the stream in the summer.Siempre bajábamos a nadar en el arroyo en verano.
b. el riachuelo
(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 was fog over the stream in the morning.Había niebla sobre el riachuelo por la mañana.
2. (current)
a. la corriente
(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).
It will be more difficult to canoe north because we'll be rowing against the stream.Será más difícil ir en canoa al norte porque estaremos remando contra la corriente.
3. (flow)
a. el torrente
(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 crazed cab driver began shouting a stream of insults at him.El taxista enloquecido empezó a gritarle un torrente de insultos.
b. la oleada
(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 stream of people came running out of the stadium.Una oleada de gente salió corriendo del estadio.
c. la sarta
(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).
He stubbed his toe and let out a stream of obscenities.Se dio un golpe en el dedo del pie y soltó una sarta de obscenidades.
d. 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).
A stream of gas was pouring out of the tank.Un chorro de petroleo salía del tanque.
e. el río
(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 car was devoured by a stream of lava.El coche fue devorado por un río de lava.
4. (computing)
a. el flujo
(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).
This data stream allows you to receive real-time information.Este flujo de datos te permite recibir información en tiempo real.
5. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. nivel
The students in that stream don't study calculus.El grupo de alumnos de ese nivel no estudia el cálculo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to flow)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
People were streaming into the auditorium.La gente entraba a tropel al auditorio.
Tears streamed down the poor girl's face.A la pobre niña le caían las lágrimas.
7. (to move in waves)
a. ondear
She stood at the top of the lighthouse, her hair streaming in the breeze.Estaba parada en la cima del faro, con el cabello ondeando en la brisa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to emit)
a. chorrear
The boxer's face was streaming blood and sweat.Al boxeador le chorreaba sangre y sudor por la cara.
9. (to broadcast online)
a. transmitir
Matthew's going to show me how to stream events in real time over the Internet.Matthew va a enseñarme a transmitir eventos en tiempo real por Internet.
b. retransmitir
It's really easy to stream events from your smart phone.Es muy fácil retransmitir eventos desde tu telefóno inteligente.
10. (to watch or listen to online)
a. ver en streaming
It's an app that allows you to stream movies.Es una app que te permite ver películas en streaming.
b. escuchar en streaming
Now you can stream music on your smart phone.Ya puedes escuchar música en streaming en tu teléfono inteligente.
11. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. dividir en grupos según su capacidad
By streaming pupils, we determine their future from a very early age.Por dividir a los alumnos en grupos según su capacidad, determinamos su futuro desde una edad muy temprana.
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