el barrido
-the sweep
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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. (act of sweeping)
a. sweep
Dale un barrido al piso y lustra los muebles.Give the floor a sweep and polish the furniture.
2. (electronics)
a. scan
El dron realizó un barrido de las posiciones enemigas.The drone performed a scan of the enemy positions.
b. sweep
Hicimos un barrido con un sonar para detectar minas submarinas.We did a sweep with sonar to detect underwater mines.
3. (film and television)
a. pan
En la primera escena, hay un barrido de la cámara que ofrece un panorama del lugar.In the first scene, there's a pan of the camera that provides a panorama of the space.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (con escoba)
dar un barrido a algoto give something a sweep
2. (fig)
servir o valer tanto para un barrido como para un fregadoto be a jack-of-all-trades
3. (inform & med)
a. scan, scanning
4. (cinema)
a. pan, panning
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(con escoba) sweep; sweeping; (Electricidad y Eléctronica) scan; sweep
vale tanto para un barrido como para un fregado he can turn his hand to anything
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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