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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grooming tool)
a. brush
Necesito pasar un cepillo por mi pelo antes de salir.I need to run a brush through my hair before leaving.
2. (cleaning tool)
a. brush
Necesito comprar un cepillo para fregar el suelo.I need to buy a brush to scrub the floor.
3. (carpenter's tool)
a. plane
El carpintero utiliza un cepillo para alisar la madera.The carpenter uses a plane to smooth the wood.
4. (charity)
a. collection plate
Ella echa un dólar al cepillo todos los domingos.She puts a dollar in the collection plate every Sunday.
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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. (para limpiar)
a. brush
cepillo de dientestoothbrush
cepillo del pelohairbrush
cepillo de uñasnailbrush
2. (de carpintero)
a. plane
3. (de donativos)
a. collection box, poor box
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1 (para ropa, dientes, pelo) brush
lleva el pelo cortado al cepillo he has a crew cut
cepillo de baño toilet brush
cepillo de dientes toothbrush
cepillo de púas (metálicas) wire brush
cepillo para el pelo hairbrush
cepillo para la ropa clothes brush
cepillo para las uñas nailbrush
2 (para barrer) brush
cepillo para el suelo scrubbing brush
3 (para madera) plane
4 (Religión) poorbox; alms box
5 (Latinoamérica) (adulador) flatterer; bootlicker (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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