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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. (medical equipment)
a. stretcher
Sacaron al jugador herido del estadio en una camilla.They took the injured player out of the stadium on a stretcher.
b. gurney (with wheels)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La víctima fue llevada a la sala de emergencia atada a una camilla.The victim was wheeled into the emergency room strapped to a gurney.
c. couch (in a doctor's office) (United Kingdom)
El médico me dijo que me pusiera la bata de hospital y me sentara sobre la camilla.The doctor told me to put on the hospital gown and sit on the couch.
d. exam table
"Recuéstate en la camilla. El doctor ya está por venir", dijo la enfermera."Lay down on the exam table. The doctor will be here soon," said the nurse.
2. (furniture)
a. round table with a heater underneath
En las noches frías de invierno, mis abuelos se sentaban a calentarse alrededor de una camilla.On cold winter nights, my grandparents used to sit around a round table with a heater underneath to warm themselves up.
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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. (general)
a. stretcher
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
mesa camillaround table with heater underneath
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(Med) stretcher; (sofá) couch; sofa; (cuna) cot; (mesa) table with a heater underneath;
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