casing

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics and electricity)
a. la cubierta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of a machine or piece of equipment)
The compressor casing is made of steel.La cubierta del compresor es de acero.
b. la caja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of a machine or piece of equipment)
The external components need to be housed in a waterproof casing.Los componentes exteriores deben estar alojados en una caja estanca.
c. el revestimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of a cable)
The casing on these cables needs to be able to resist prolonged exposure to sunlight.El revestimiento de estos cables tiene que poder soportar una exposición prolongada a la luz solar.
d. la camisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The engine failed because the cylinder casing had cracked.El motor falló porque se rajó la camisa del cilindro.
2. (weaponry)
a. el casquillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Police found several shell casings at the scene of the murder.La policía encontró varios casquillos de bala en el lugar del asesinato.
3. (culinary)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Run some water through the casing before stuffing to remove the salt.Deje correr un poco de agua por la piel para quitarle la sal antes de rellenarla.
4. (architecture)
a. el marco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Rain was getting in through the window casing.La lluvia entraba por el marco de la ventana.
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casing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (technology)
a. la cubierta f, carcasa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of machine)
2. (of tire)
a. la cubierta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (of wire, shaft)
a. el revestimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (of sausage)
a. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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casing [ˈkeɪsɪŋ]
noun
(Téc) (gen) cubierta (f); [of boiler] revestimiento (m); [of cylinder] camisa (f); [of tyre] llanta (f); [of window] marco (m);
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