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galón
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galón(
gah
-
lohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (unit of measurement)
a. gallon
Mi carro puede recorrer unos 60 kilómetros por galón.My car can do about 60 kilometers to the gallon.
2. (military)
a. stripe
Supimos que el soldado era un sargento por sus galones.We knew the soldier was a sargeant because of his stripes.
3. (decoration)
a. braid
El actor llevaba un sombrero azul con un galón de plata.The actor was wearing a blue hat with a silver braid.
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galón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (adorno)
a. braid
2. (military)
a. stripe
3. (medida)
a. gallon
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galón
(Cos) braid; (Mil) stripe; chevron
la acción le valió dos galones his action gained him a couple of stripes; quitar los galones a algn to demote sb
galón
(medida) gallon
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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