afterglow
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afterglow(
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tuhr
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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. (light of sunset)
a. el arrebol
(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 word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
The afterglow illuminated the horizon, painting the countours of the mountains in soft colors.El arrebol iluminó el horizonte y pintó de colores suaves los contornos de las montañas.
b. el resplandor crepuscular
(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).
In the afterglow, they could barely distinguish the trail.En el resplandor crepuscular, apenas distinguían el sendero.
2. (pleasant feeling)
a. la sensación de bienestar
(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).
Enjoy the afterglow of a relaxing bath.Disfrute de la sensación de bienestar que deja un baño relajante.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
They reveled in the afterglow of victory.Se regodeaban en el gustito que les dejó la victoria.
We are still basking in the afterglow of winning the cup.Todavía nos dura la alegría de haber ganado la copa.
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afterglow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of sunset)
a. la luz del crepúsculo
(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).
2. (of pleasant feeling)
a. el regusto placentero
(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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afterglow [ˈɑːftəɡləʊ]
noun
1 (in sky) arrebol (m); resplandor (m) crepuscular
2 (bodily) sensación (f) de bienestar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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