barco
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barco(
bahr
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (nautical)
a. ship
¡Date prisa! El barco está a punto de zarpar.Hurry up! The ship is about to set sail.
b. boat
El barco flotó por el arroyo, haciendo remolinos en el agua.The boat floated down the creek, making eddies in the water.
c. vessel
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Este barco fue encontrado al fondo del lago.This vessel was found at the bottom of the lake.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(undemanding teacher)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. easy teacher
¿Te tocó el Sr. Gómez? ¡Es todo un barco!You got Mr. Gomez? He's such an easy teacher!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(undemanding)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. easy
Ese profe es tan barco que sus estudiantes le llaman "El Capitán".That teacher is so easy that his students call him "El Capitán."
barcos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (vessels)
a. shipping
Como estamos en una isla, dependemos de los barcos extranjeros para muchos de los artículos que necesitamos.Since we're on an island, we rely on foreign shipping for a lot of the goods we need.
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barco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (más pequeño)
a. boat
2. (de gran tamaño)
a. ship
en barcoby boat
barco de cargacargo boat o ship
barco cisternatanker
barco de guerrawarship
barco mercantecargo ship
barco de pesca o pesquerofishing boat
barco de recreopleasure boat
barco torpederotorpedo boat
barco de vaporsteamer, steamboat
barco de velasailing ship
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barco
(embarcación) boat; [de gran tamaño] ship; vessel (formal)
en barco by boat; by ship
ir en barco
como barco sin timón irresolutely; lacking a firm purpose
barco almirante flagship
barco cablero cable ship
barco carbonero collier
barco cisterna tanker
barco contenedor container ship
barco de apoyo support ship
barco de carga cargo boat
barco de guerra warship
barco de vapor steamer
barco de vela sailing boat; sailboat; (EEUU)
barco meteorológico weather ship
barco minero collier
barco náufrago wreck
barco nodriza supply ship
barco patrullero patrol boat
barco vivienda houseboat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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