alignment
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alignment(
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layn
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mihnt
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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. (correct position)
a. la alineación
(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).
The alignment of these beams will ensure that the ceiling is supported evenly.La alineación de estas vigas asegurará que el techo esté apoyado de manera uniforme.
b. el alineamiento
(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 editor changed the alignment of the image in the article.El editor cambió el alineamiento de la imagen en el artículo.
2. (politics)
a. el alineamiento
(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 a two-party system, it's an uphill battle for a candidate who has no alignment with a major party.En un sistema de dos partidos, es una batalla difícil para un candidato que no tiene alineamiento con un partido importante.
3. (astronomy)
a. el alineamiento
(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 alignment of the moon and the sun causes an eclipse.El alineamiento de la luna y el sol provocan un eclipse.
4. (automobile)
a. la alineación
(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).
The alignment of the tired on my SUV cost $70.La alineación de las llantas de mi SUV costó $70.
5. (sports)
a. la alineación
(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).
The offense positioned themselves in the alignment for a Hail Mary pass.La ofensa se posicionó en la alineación para un pase Ave María.
6. (portion of a road)
a. el tramo
(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 new alignment of the highway will be under construction beginning next month.El tramo nuevo de la autopista estará en construcción a partir del próximo mes.
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alignment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la alineamiento m, alineación
(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).
out of alignmentdesalineado(a), no alineado(a)
in alignmentalineado(a)
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alignment [əˈlaɪnmənt]
noun
alineación (f)
to be in alignment estar alineados; estar en línea recta; to be out of alignment (with) no estar alineado (con)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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