el comprimido
-the pill
See the entry for comprimido.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (biology)
a. compressed
Los peces comprimidos lateralmente, como el pez ángel, se mueven fácilmente en las grietas del arrecife.Laterally compressed fish like angel fish easily move between the cracks of the reef.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (medicine)
a. pill
Tienes que tomar un comprimido todos los días antes de ir a dormir.You must take one pill every night before bedtime.
b. tablet
Cada paquete de antiácidos contiene 20 comprimidos.Each pack of antacids contains 20 tablets.
3. (sheet with test answers)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Peru
a. crib
Si te atrapan usando un comprimido en un examen, te pueden echar de la universidad.If you're caught using a crib in an exam, you might get expelled from college.
b. cheat sheet
Escribí las fórmulas en un comprimido y lo puse dentro de la cajita para lápices.I wrote the formulas on a cheat sheet and put it in the pencil box.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. compressed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (pastilla)
a. pill, tablet
3. (en exámenes)
Regionalism used in Peru
a. crib
(gen) compressed
(Med) pill; tablet
comprimido para dormir sleeping pill
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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