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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
1. (alternating current)
The power source isn't AC, so you won't be able to plug that in.La fuente eléctrica no es CA, así que no vas a poder enchufar eso ahí.
b. la corriente alterna
(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).
What kind of plugs do you have in the RV? AC or DC?¿Qué tipo de enchufes tiene la caravana? ¿Corriente alterna o continua?
2. (air conditioning)
a. el aire acondicionado
(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 hotel room was dirty, and the AC didn't work.La habitación del hotel estaba sucia y no funcionaba el aire acondicionado.
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