cylinder

cylinder(
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lihn
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (shape)
a. el cilindro
(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 area of the top of the cylinder multiplied by its height gives you its total volume.El área de la parte de arriba de un cilindro multiplicada por la altura da el volumen total.
2. (mechanics)
a. el cilindro
(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 engine may only have four cylinders, but that means you'll get better gas mileage.Puede que el motor tenga solo cuatro cilindros, pero eso significa que es vas a gastar menos en gasolina.
3. (container)
a. el tanque
(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 10 kg cylinder lasts us two months, and the four of us take a hot shower everyday!El tanque de 10 kg nos dura dos meses. ¡Y eso que los cuatro nos bañamos con agua caliente todos los días!
b. la garrafa
(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)
(gas)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Rolanda returned the cylinder to the store because it was leaking gas.Rolanda devolvió la garrafa a la tienda porque tenía una fuga.
c. el balón
(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)
(gas)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The price of a gas cylinder has gotten so expensive recently!¡El precio de un balón de gas está muy alto últimamente!
d. la bombona
(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)
(gas)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The cylinder is almost empty, but it should last us the rest of the week.La bombona está casi vacía, pero debería durarnos el resto de la semana.
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cylinder
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (shape, in engine)
a. el cilindro
(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. (gas container)
a. la bombona
(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)
cylinder blockbloque (de cilindros)
cylinder headculata f
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cylinder [ˈsɪlɪndəʳ]
noun
1 (shape) cilindro (m)
2 (Téc) cilindro (m)
a 6-cylinder engine un motor de 6 cilindros
to fire on all cylinders emplearse a fondo; dar el do de pecho
modifier
cylinder block (n) bloque (m) de cilindros
cylinder capacity (n) cilindrada (f)
cylinder head (n) culata (f) de cilindro
cylinder head gasket (n) junta (f) de culata
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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