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empalme

empalme(
ehm
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pahl
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meh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (point of joining)
a. connection
Si el empalme entre los dos cables está mal hecho, puede causar un incendio.If the connection between the two cables is not done properly, it can cause a fire.
b. joint
El agua está goteando justo en la parte del empalme entre las dos cañerías.The water is leaking right at the joint between the two pipes.
c. junction
Se va a construir una estación en el empalme de la línea nueva con la red existente.A station is going to be built at the junction of the the new line with the existing network.
d. splice
El empalme entre las dos cuerdas queda mejor sellado si aplicas calor.The splice between the two ropes seals better if you apply heat.
2. (act of connecting)
a. connection
El empalme de las tuberías lo tiene que hacer un fontanero.Connection of the pipes must be carried out by a plumber.
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empalme
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (entre cables, tubos)
a. joint, connection
2. (de líneas férreas, carreteras)
a. junction
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empalme
1 (Técnica) joint; connection
2 (conexión) [de vías, carreteras] junction; [de trenes] connection
3 hard-on (vulgar); erection
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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