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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (product used to polish shoes)
a. shoe polish
Me manché la camisa con betún.I stained my shirt with shoe polish.
2. (chemistry)
a. bitumen
Los obreros calentaron el betún para comenzar a pavimentar el camino.The workers heated the bitumen to begin paving the road.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Chile
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. icing
Me parece que le pusiste demasiada azúcar al betún.I think you put too much sugar in the icing.
b. topping
Cubrí la torta con el betún y la puse en la heladera.I covered the cake with the topping and put it in the fridge.
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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. (para calzado)
a. shoe polish
2. (chemistry)
a. bitumen
betún de Judeaasphalt
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1 (para zapatos) shoe polish
dar (de) betún a algo to polish sth
darse betún to show off
2 (Química) (also betún asfáltico) bitumen
...modificando la rasante de las [tapas de registro] de los servicios existentes en el firme y colocación de [betún asfáltico] de 1,5kilos por metro cuadrado y una capa de [aglomerado asfáltico] de cinco centímetros de espesor.
betún de Judea betún judaico asphalt
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