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crujido
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crujido(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sound)
a. creak
Se oyó un crujido al abrir la puerta.The door gave a creak when I opened it.
b. creaking
María se asustó cuando escuchó el crujido de las escaleras.Maria got scared when she heard the creaking of the stairs.
c. rustling
El crujido de las hojas bajo sus pies indicaba que Diego estaba acercándose a nuestro campamento.The rustling of the leaves under his feet signalled that Diego was approaching our campsite.
d. crackling (of firewood)
Estábamos en la cabaña en silencio escuchando el crujido de la leña en el hogar.We sat in the hut in silence, listening to the crackling of the fireplace.
e. rustle (of leaves, paper, and silk)
Oí el crujido del periódico cuando Andrés lo hizo un bollo.I heard the rustle of the newspaper when Andres rolled it into a ball.
f. crunching (of snow and gravel)
Marchamos en silencio, y lo único que se oía era el crujido de nuestros pies sobre la nieve.We marched in silence, and the only sound was the crunching of our feet on the snow.
g. cracking (of bones and joints)
El crujido constante de su rodilla al andar se debía a la lesión que tuvo.His injury was the cause of the constant cracking in his knee.
h. grinding (of teeth)
El crujido de mis dientes mantuvo a mi esposa despierta toda la noche.The grinding of my teeth last night kept my wife awake all night long.
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crujido
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de madera)
a. creaking
2. (de hojas secas)
a. crackling
un crujidoa creak
el crujido de sus pisadasthe crunch of his footsteps
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crujido
1 [de papel, hojas, seda] rustle; rustling; [de madera, mueble, rama] creak; creaking; [de nieve, grava] crunch; crunching; [de leña ardiendo] crackle; crackling
2 [de articulaciones, huesos] crack; cracking; [de dientes] grinding
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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