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climax

climax(
klay
-
mahks
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (peak)
a. el clímax
(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)
The climax of the tragedy is when Julius Caesar is killed.El clímax de la tragedia es cuando asesinan a Julio César.
b. el punto culminante
(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)
At the climax of the argument she burst into tears and ran out.En el punto culminante de la discusión, se echó a llorar y salió corriendo.
2. (biology)
a. el orgasmo
(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)
(sex)
We are studying the changes that take place in the body at the moment of climax.Estamos estudiando los cambios que ocurren en el cuerpo en el momento del orgasmo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to peak)
a. culminar
The symphony climaxes with a glorious crescendo.La sinfonía culmina con un espléndido crescendo.
4. (to orgasm)
a. tener un orgasmo
I got an awful charley horse in my foot right when I climaxed.Me dio un calambre horrendo en el pie justo cuando estaba teniendo un orgasmo.
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climax
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (peak)
a. el clímax inv, momento m culminante
(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)
2. (sexual)
a. el orgasmo
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. culminar
climax [ˈklaɪmæks]
noun
1 (high point) punto (m) culminante; apogeo (m); [of play etc] clímax (m)
to reach a climax llegar a su punto álgido; alcanzar una cima de intensidad
2 (sexual climax) orgasmo (m)
intransitive verb
1 (reach high point) llegar a un or su clímax
2 (achieve orgasm) tener un orgasmo
Often a man can enjoy making love but may not be sufficiently aroused to climax
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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