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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (military)
a. cuirass
El guerrero evitó ser herido en el pecho gracias a su coraza.The warrior escaped a chest injury thanks to his cuirass.
2. (protection)
a. shield
Quisiera alguna vez perforar esa coraza de cinismo que tiene Sonia. Nunca dice lo que piensa de verdad.I'd just once like to get through that shield of cynicism that Sonia has. She never says what she really thinks.
b. front
Desde que su mujer lo abandonó, Miguel se ha puesto una coraza para evitar que las mujeres le hagan sufrir.Since Miguel's wife left him he has put up a front to protect himself from getting hurt by women.
3. (turtle's body protection)
a. shell
Las tortugas se esconden en su coraza cuando detectan una amenaza.Turtles hide in their shell when they detect a threat.
4. (nautical)
a. armor-plating
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Un enorme iceberg rasgó la coraza del buque.A huge iceberg ripped the ship's armor-plating.
b. armour-plating (United Kingdom)
El arquitecto naval diseñó una nueva coraza casi impenetrable para los buques de guerra.The naval architect designed new, virtually impenetrable armour-plating for warships.
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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 soldado)
a. cuirasse
2. (de tortuga)
a. shell
3. (protección)
a. shield
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1 (Mil) (Hist) cuirass; (protección) protection
2 (Náutica) armour-plating; armor-plating; (EEUU)
3 (Zoología) shell
4 (Automóviles) radiator cover
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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