Formica
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Usage note
Although a trademark, "Formica®" is not always capitalized when used informally.
Formica(
fawr
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may
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kuh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(material)
a. la fórmica
(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 word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Granite is certainly beautiful but formica is easier to maintain.El granito es muy lindo pero la fórmica es más fácil de mantener.
b. la formica
(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 word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Formica is quite retro now.La formica ahora es bastante retro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(material)
a. de fórmica
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
The orange and yellow formica countertops were very dated.Las encimeras amarillas y anaranjadas de fórmica se veían anticuadas.
b. de formica
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
My parents had a formica table when we were kids.Mis padres tenían una mesa de formica cuando éramos pequeños.
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formica
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "fórmica."
formica(
fohr
-
mee
-
kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(material)
a. Formica
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Todos los muebles de la cocina están hechos de formica.All the kitchen furniture is made of Formica.
b. formica
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Para la cubierta de la cocina, prefiero la piedra a la formica.I prefer stone to formica for the kitchen counter.
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