adapter
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "adaptor."
adapter(
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dahp
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electronics)
a. el adaptador
(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).
You won't be able to plug your computer in in Europe without an adapter.No podrás enchufar tu computadora en Europa sin un adaptador.
b. el ladrón
(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).
(for multiple plugs)
We'll need an adapter to plug everything in because there's only one outlet in this room.Necesitaremos un ladrón para poder enchufar todo porque hay solo solo enchufe en este cuarto.
c. el enchufe múltiple
(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).
You don't want to plug too many heavy appliances into one adapter.No es recomendable enchufar demasiados electrodomésticos en un enchufe múltiple.
2. (connector)
a. el adaptador
(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 phone comes with an adapter for earbuds that require a jack.El teléfono viene con un adaptador para auriculares que necesiten conector.
3. (profession)
a. el adaptador
(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 adaptadora
(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).
We thought the adapter of the movie took way too many liberties with the story of the singer's life.Opinamos que el adaptador de la película se tomó demasiadas libertades con la historia de la vida de la cantante.
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adapter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for several plugs)
a. el ladrón
(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).
2. (for different socket)
a. el adaptador
(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).
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adapter
adaptor
[əˈdæptəʳ]
noun
(gen) adaptador (m); (Britain) (Electricity and Electronics) enchufe (m) múltiple; ladrón (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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