A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (swelling)
a. blister
La quemada me dejó una ampolla en el dedo.The burn left a blister on my finger.
2. (glass container)
a. vial
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En el laboratorio hay ampollas de diferentes tamaños.There are vials of different sizes in the laboratory.
b. phial (United Kingdom)
Usamos una ampolla para hacer el experimento de química.We used a phial to do the chemistry experiment.
c. ampoule
La enfermera tomó la ampolla y cargó la jeringa.The nurse took the ampoule to fill the syringe.
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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. (en piel)
a. blister
2. (fig)
levantar ampollasto create bad feeling
3. (para inyecciones)
a. ampoule
4. (frasco)
a. phial
(en la piel) blister; (de inyección) ampoule; (frasco) flask
la decisión levantó ampollas entre los ministros the decision got a few backs up in the Cabinet
El tema de las adquisiciones transnacionales siempre [ha levantado ampollas] pero actualmente la gente ya empieza a acostumbrarse a este tipo de operaciones.
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