chimney
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chimney(
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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. (smoke outlet)
a. la chimenea
(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).
Dad, how does Santa get into houses that don't have chimneys?Papá, ¿cómo entra Papá Noel a las casas que no tienen chimenea?
White smoke coming out from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel indicates a new pope has been elected.Cuando sale humo blanco de la chimenea de la Capilla Sixtina quiere decir que se eligió a un nuevo papa.
2. (of a lamp)
a. el tubo
(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).
I accidentally dropped the lamp and the glass chimney broke.Se me cayó la lámpara sin querer y se rompió la chimenea de vidrio.
3. (geology)
a. la chimenea
(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).
The geologists repelled down the chimney of the extinct volcano.Los geólogos descendieron por la chimenea del volcán inactivo.
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chimney
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la chimenea
(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).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to smoke like a chimneyfumar como un carretero or
chimney sweepdeshollinador(ora) m,f
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chimney [ˈtʃɪmnɪ]
noun
1 [of building] chimenea (f)
2 [of lamp] tubo (m)
3 (Mountaineering) olla (f); chimenea (f)
modifier
chimney breast (n) (Britain) campana (f) de chimenea
chimney corner (n) rincón (m) de la chimenea
chimney pot (n) cañón (m) de chimenea
chimney stack (n) fuste (m) de chimenea
chimney sweep (n) deshollinadoradeshollinadora (m) (f);a deshollinadora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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