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aluvión

aluvión(
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loo
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byohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (geology)
a. alluvium
La fertilidad de las tierras dependía del aluvión del Nilo.The fertility of the land depended on the alluvium of the Nile.
2. (surge)
a. flood
El aluvión se llevó los coches estacionados en la calle.The flood carried away the cars parked in the street.
3. (great amount)
a. barrage
La actriz recibió un aluvión de preguntas acerca de su divorcio.The actress received a barrage of questions about her divorce.
b. flood
El bebé recién nacido recibió un aluvión de regalos.The newborn baby received a flood of gifts.
c. torrent
La actuación del equipo provocó un aluvión de críticas de los espectadores.The team's performance sparked a torrent of criticism from the spectators.
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aluvión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de agua)
a. flood
un aluvión de críticasa battery of criticism
un aluvión de insultosa torrent of abuse
2. (geology)
a. alluvium
tierras de aluviónalluvial deposits
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aluvión
1 (Geología) alluvium
tierras de aluvión alluvial soil
singular
; (s)
alluvial soils
2 (alud) flood
llegan en incontenible aluvión they come in an unstoppable flood
aluvión de improperios stream o torrent of abuse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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