airlock
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airlock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in submarine, spacecraft)
a. la compartimento estanco, esclusa de aire
(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. (in pipe)
a. la burbuja de aire
(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).
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airlock [ˈɛəlɒk]
noun
(in pipe) burbuja (f) de aire; (in spacecraft etc) cámara (f) estanca; compartimento (m) estanco; (accidental) bolsa (f) de aire;
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