cafetera

cafetera(
kah
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feh
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teh
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (electrical appliance)
a. coffee maker
Todas las habitaciones en este hotel cuentan con una cafetera y un minibar.There's a coffee maker and a minibar in every room of this hotel.
Esta cafetera hace un café excelente.This coffee maker makes excellent coffee.
b. coffee machine
Tengo que limpiar el filtro de la cafetera.I need to clean the coffee machine filter.
2. (receptacle)
a. coffee pot
Mi abuela me dio una cafetera de porcelana pero no la utilizo jamás.My grandmother gave me a china coffee pot, but I never use it.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(old vehicle)
a. old jalopy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mis padres siguen viajando en su cafetera.My parents still go traveling in their old jalopy.
b. old banger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
El mecánico dice que esta cafetera corre muy bien.The mechanic says that this old banger runs really well.
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cafetera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (italiana)
a. screw-together stove-top coffee percolator
2. (eléctrica)
a. (filter) coffee machine
3. (en bares)
a. expresso machine
cafetera de émbolocafetiere
4. (colloquial)
a. old crock
cafetera
1 (aparato) coffee maker; coffee machine; (jarra) coffee pot
estar como una cafetera to be off one's head o rocker (familiar)
cafetera automática coffee machine
cafetera de filtro filter coffee maker
cafetera exprés espresso coffee maker
2 (Automóviles) old banger (familiar); jalop(p)y (familiar); [de policía] police car
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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