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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (crystallized snow)
a. flake
El paisaje se llenó de nieve rápido porque los copos eran muy gruesos.The countryside quickly became covered with snow because the flakes were very thick.
b. snowflake
Los copos cuajaron en el suelo porque no había llovido antes.The snowflakes settled on the ground because it hadn't rained beforehand.
2. (bundle of thread or cotton)
a. ball
Utilizamos copos de algodón para imitar la nieve en el decorado.We used cotton balls on the scenery, to look like snow.
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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. (de nieve, cereales)
a. flake
copos de avenarolled oats
2. (de algodón)
a. ball
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1 [de lino] small bundle
copo de algodón cotton ball
copo de nieve snowflake
copos de avena oatmeal
; (s)
rolled oats
copos de maíz cornflakes
2 (Latinoamérica) [de árbol] tree top
3 (S. Cone) (nubes) piled-up clouds
; (p)
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