cog

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cog(
kag
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (cog wheel)
a. la rueda dentada
(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 loads were raised by pulleys with a series of cogs.Las cargas se levantaban con poleas y una sucesión de ruedas dentadas.
2. (gear tooth)
a. el diente
(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 cogs were slipping and failing to engage with the wheel.Los dientes se resbalaban y no engranaban bien con la rueda.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(subordinate part)
a. la pieza
(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)
It may be a huge organization, but every cog has a part to play.Puede ser una organización enorme, pero cada pieza tiene un papel que jugar.
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cog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el diente
(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. (fig)
a.
I'm only a cog in the machineryno soy más que una pieza del engranaje
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cog [kɒɡ]
noun
diente (m) (de rueda dentada)
just a cog in the wheel una pieza del mecanismo, nada más
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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