Quick answer
"Washing machine" is a noun which is often translated as "la lavadora", and "washer" is a noun which is also often translated as "la lavadora". Learn more about the difference between "washing machine" and "washer" below.
washing machine(
wa
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shihng
 
muh
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shin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electrical appliance)
a. la lavadora
(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).
I always hang up my clothes outside after taking them out of the washing machine.Yo siempre tiendo mi ropa afuera cuando la saco de la lavadora.
b. el lavarropas
(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).
(River Plate)
If we're going to buy a new dryer, let's just buy a new washing machine, too.Si vamos a comprar una secadora nueva, compremos también un nuevo lavarropas.
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washer(
wa
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shuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electrical appliance)
a. la lavadora
(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).
Only the white clothes are in the washer.En la lavadora solo está la ropa blanca.
b. el lavarropas
(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).
(River Plate)
Don't overload the washer; its maximum capacity is six kilos.No pongas demasiada ropa en el lavarropas; tiene una capacidad máxima de seis kilos.
2. (hardware)
a. la arandela
(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).
(metal)
This washer is too small for the screw.Esta arandela es demasiado pequeña para el tornillo.
b. la junta
(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).
(rubber)
I changed the washer because the faucet was dripping.Cambié la junta porque la canilla estaba perdiendo.
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