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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (tool)
a. large drill
El carpintero acostó la puerta, se subió encima y le hizo un agujero con el barreno.The carpenter laid the door down, got on top and made a hole using a large drill.
2. (pit)
a. borehole
El barreno fue rellenado con tierra para evitar que la gente cayera en él.The borehole was filled with dirt to prevent people from falling into it.
3. (hole for explosives)
a. blast hole
El zapador colocó la dinamita en el barreno.The sapper placed the dynamite in the blast hole.
b. shot hole
Los explosivos en el barreno se mojaron y no van a explotar.The explosives in the shot hole got wet and aren't going to explode.
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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. (instrumento)
a. large drill
2. (agujero; para explosiones)
a. blast hole
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(perforación) borehole; (Minería) blasthole
dar barreno a un barco to scuttle a ship
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