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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (structure)
a. frame
Decidí remplazar todas las ventanas porque los bastidores de madera estaban podridos.I decided to replace all the windows because the wooden frames were rotten.
b. framework
Los técnicos colocaron primero el bastidor de soporte, y encima los paneles solares.The technicians first installed the supporting framework, then the solar panels on top.
2. (theater)
a. wing
La directora de arte había hecho pintar los bastidores para que formaran parte del decorado del escenario.The set designer had had the wings painted to form part of the stage set.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. chassis
Después de que las llamas devoraran el auto solo quedó el bastidor.All that was left after the flames had consumed the car was the chassis.
4. (sewing)
a. frame
La mejor forma de bordar es colocando la tela en un bastidor.The best way to embroider is to place the fabric on a frame.
5. (art)
a. stretcher (of a canvas)
El cuadro estaba montado sobre bastidor pero no tenía marco.The canvas was mounted on a stretcher but was not framed.
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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. (armazón)
a. frame
2. (para bordar)
a. embroidery frame
3. (automotive)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. chassis
4. (nautical)
a. screw propeller's frame
5. (theater)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
6. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
entre bastidoresbehind the scenes
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1 (armazón) (Técnica) (Cos) frame; framework; [de ventana] frame; [de lienzo] stretcher; [de vehículo] chassis;
2 (Teat) wing
entre bastidores behind the scenes; estar entre bastidores to be offstage; dirigir entre bastidores to pull the strings
3 (And) (S. Cone) (celosía) lattice window
4 (Caribe) (catre) metal bedstead
5 (Caribe) (México) (colchón) interior sprung mattress
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