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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (of a liquid)
a. spillage
El derrame de petróleo en la bahía le costó miles de millones a la empresa.The spillage of oil in the bay cost the company billions.
b. spilling
El gobierno local intervino para parar el derrame de productos químicos en el río.The local government intervened to stop the spilling of chemicals into the river.
c. spill
El derrame de gasolina que se produjo tras el accidente ocasionó la explosión del vehículo.The gasoline spill after the accident caused the vehicle to explode.
2. (medicine)
a. burst blood vessel
El que tenga derrames en la nariz no significa que bebe demasiado.The fact that he has burst blood vessels in his nose doesn't mean he drinks too much.
b. hemorrhage
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El paciente murió de un derrame cerebral.The patient died from a cerebral hemorrhage.
c. haemorrhage (United Kingdom)
Saber cómo controlar un derrame puede salvar vidas.Knowing how to control a haemorrhage can save lives.
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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. (medicine)
a. discharge
derrame cerebralstroke
derrame sinovialwater on the knee
2. (de líquido)
a. spilling
3. (de sangre)
a. shedding
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1 (acto)
2 (Med)
tiene un derrame en el ojo he's got a burst blood vessel in his eye
derrame cerebral brain haemorrhage o hemorrhage; (EEUU)
derrame sinovial synovitis
3 (salida) (por encima del recipiente) overflow; (en pluma, recipiente) leakage
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