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cuña
-wedge
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cuna
-cradle
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cuna
-cradle
Singularofcuna

cuña

cuña(
koo
-
nyah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (triangular piece of metal or wood)
a. wedge
El camión rodó cuesta abajo porque el conductor no puso una cuña bajo las ruedas.The truck rolled downhill because the driver didn't place a wedge under the wheels.
b. chock
Coloca una cuña en las ruedas traseras para que el coche no ruede cuesta abajo.Put a chock against the back wheels so the car doesn't roll down the hill.
2. (footwear)
a. wedge
No me gusta usar zapatos con cuña.I don't like wearing shoes that have a wedge.
3. (advertisement)
a. ad
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La cuña emitida en el programa tenía una duración de 20 segundos.The ad shown during the program lasted 20 seconds
b. advert (United Kingdom)
En Fin de Año emitir una cuñas en la televisión sale más caro.Broadcasting adverts on TV on New Year's Eve is more expensive.
c. slot
Compré una cuña que anunciaba mi empresa en el horario de más audiencia.I bought a slot promoting my company during prime time.
4. (toilet pan)
a. bedpan
La enfermera vació la cuña que le había puesto al enfermo.The nurse emptied the bedpan that she'd given the patient.
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cuña
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pieza)
a. wedge
2. (de publicidad)
a. commercial break
3. (orinal)
a. bedpan
4. (enchufe)
a.
tener cuñato have friends in high places
cuña
1 (Técnica) wedge; [de rueda] chock
2 (Tipografía) quoin
3
meter cuña to sow discord
4 (pez gordo) big shot (familiar); fat cat (familiar)
tener cuñas to have a lot of influence o pull
5 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (Automóviles) two-seater car
6 (Rad) (TV) spot; slot; (Prensa) space filler; brief item
cuña publicitaria commercial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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