cubierta

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cubierta(
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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. (outside of a book)
a. cover
Se dice que libros con una cubierta amarilla o roja se venden mejor que otros.They say that books with a yellow or red cover sell better than others.
b. jacket
El autor dijo que no quiere una fotografía en la cubierta de su libro.The author said he doesn't want to have a picture on the jacket of his book.
2. (coverture)
a. cover
Mi nueva cubierta de cama está adornada con flores de cerezo.My new bed cover is decorated with cherry blossoms.
b. roof (of a building)
Cuando comenzó a llover, nos metimos debajo de la cubierta.When it started raining, we sheltered under the roof.
3. (surface for working on in a kitchen)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. countertop
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Puedes empezar a cortar esas papas que hay en la cubierta, por favor?Can you start cutting those potatoes on the countertop, please?
b. counter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Usa la tabla de cortar; si no, rayarás la cubierta.Use the cutting board; otherwise you'll scratch the counter.
c. worktop (United Kingdom)
¿La cubierta de la cocina es de mármol?Is the kitchen worktop made of marble?
d. work surface (United Kingdom)
La cubierta de nuestra cocina es muy pequeña, lo que hace que sea difícil cocinar.Our kitchen work surface is very small, which makes it difficult to cook.
4. (nautical)
a. deck
Cuando yo era niño, mi abuelo me ponía a fregar la cubierta de su lancha.When I was a child, my grandfather had me mop the deck of his boat.
5. (vehicle)
a. tire
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La banda de rodamiento de estas cubiertas está muy desgastada.The tread on these tires is very worn.
b. tyre (United Kingdom)
¿Tu auto tiene cubiertas para la nieve? No podemos usar mi auto porque no tiene.Does your car have snow tyres? We can't use my car because it doesn't have them.
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cubierta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de libro, cama)
a. cover
2. (de neumático)
a. carcass, body
3. (de barco)
a. deck
cubierta de paseopromenade deck
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cubierta
1 (cobertura) cover(ing); [de libro] cover; jacket; [de edificio] roof
cubierta de lona tarpaulin
2 [de rueda] tyre; tire; (EEUU)
cubierta sin cámara tubeless tyre
3 (Náutica) deck
salir a cubierta to go up o out on deck
cubierta de aterrizaje flight deck
cubierta de botes boat deck
cubierta de paseo promenade deck
cubierta de popa poop deck
cubierta de proa foredeck
cubierta de vuelo flight deck
cubierta principal main deck
4 (México) (funda) sheath
5 (pretexto) cover; pretext
6 (sobre) envelope
bajo esta cubierta under the same cover; enclosed herewith; bajo cubierta separada under separate cover
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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