drilling

drilling(
drih
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lihng
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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. (act of drilling)
a. la perforación
(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)
The construction workers started the noisy drilling on the street at seven in the morning.Los obreros empezaron la ruidosa perforación de la calle a las siete de la mañana.
2. (mining)
a. la perforación
(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)
The oil company is waiting for approval of the drilling from the local government.La compañía de petróleos está esperando la aprobación de la perforación por parte del gobierno local.
3. (training)
a. los ejercicios de repetición
(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)
Many children need continuous drilling in order to learn their multiplication tables.Muchos niños necesitan continuos ejercicios de repetición para aprenderse las tablas de multiplicar.
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drilling [ˈdrɪlɪŋ]
noun
(for oil etc) perforación (f)
modifier
drilling platform (n) plataforma (f) de perforación
drilling rig (n) torre (f) de perforación
drilling [ˈdrɪlɪŋ]
noun
(Mil) instrucción (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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