desplomo

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desplomo(
dehs
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ploh
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moh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. tilt
El arquitecto notó un leve desplomo en la pared que acababan de construir.The architect noticed a slight tilt in the wall they had just built.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Esta parte del edificio está deteriorada y se le nota un desplomo.This section of the building is crumbling and you can see it's out of plumb.
Hay que arreglar el desplomo de esta entrada antes de instalar una puerta nueva.We need to make sure this entrance is plumb before fitting a new door.
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