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globo
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globo(
gloh
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boh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (toy)
a. balloon
Teresa se compró un globo en el parque.Teresa bought a balloon in the park.
2. (Earth)
a. globe
La pareja viajó alrededor del globo en su luna de miel.The couple traveled around the globe on their honeymoon.
b. world
Los conferencistas han venido de diversas partes del globo.The conference attendees have come from all around the world.
3. (gum)
a. bubble
Masticó un poco de chicle e hizo un globo.He chewed some gum and blew a bubble.
4. (shape)
a. sphere
Una pelota tiene forma de globo.A ball is shaped like a sphere.
5. (comic)
a. balloon
El globo sobre la cabeza de Robin decía: "Ay, Batman. Es Acertijo".The balloon over Robin's head said, "Yikes Batman. It's the Riddler."
6. (aviation)
a. balloon
Nos subimos en un globo por la costa y dejamos que el viento nos llevara a la falda de la montaña.We went up in a balloon near the coast and let the wind take us to the foothills.
7. (sports)
a. lob
Rogelio tiró un globo que pasó por encima de su oponente.Rogelio threw a lob over his opponent.
8. (lamp)
a. spherical glass lampshade
Las lámparas del jardín tienen los focos dentro de globos.The garden lamps have the bulbs inside of spherical glass lampshades.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(male contraceptive)
a. rubber
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Yo no tengo sexo sin globo.I don't have sex without a rubber.
b. condom
Quedó encinta después de que el globo se rompiera.She got pregnant after the condom broke.
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drug or alcohol high)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ese tío iba con un globo en la fiesta anoche.That guy was stoned at the party last night.
Te va a matar tu papá si te ve con ese globo.Your dad's going to kill you if he sees how high you are.
globos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(breasts)
a. boobs
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Se subieron las camisas y enseñaron sus globos en público para llamar atención sobre el cáncer de mama.They lifted their tops and showed their boobs in public to draw attention to breast cancer.
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globo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (la tierra)
a. the globe
globo terráqueo o terrestreglobe
2. (aeróstato, juguete)
a. balloon
globo aerostáticohot-air balloon
globo sondaweather balloon
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
lanzar un globo sondato fly a kite
4. (lámpara)
a. round glass lampshade
5. (esfera)
a. sphere
6. (anatomy)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
globo oculareyeball
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globo
1 [de aire] balloon
globo aerostático balloon
globo cautivo observation balloon
globo de aire caliente hot-air balloon
globo de barrera globo de protección barrage-balloon
globo dirigible airship; dirigible
globo meteorológico weather balloon
globo sonda (Política)
lanzar un globo sonda sobre la posibilidad de convocar un referéndum to test the political waters regarding the possibility of a referendum
las propuestas concretadas en el proyecto sobre Europa que lanzaron en septiembre de 1994 los diputados Schaüble y Lamers, considerado como un globo sonda del Gobierno Kohl
2 (esfera) globe; sphere
globo del ojo globo ocular eyeball
globo de luz spherical lamp
globo terráqueo globo terrestre globe
3 (en un cómic) balloon
4 [de chicle] bubble
5 (con drogas)
cogerse un globo to get high (familiar)
En el léxico de la droga recordamos viaje, hierba (marihuana), caramelo, chocolate, [azúcar negra,] [chicle] (hachís deprimera calidad), [maría] (marihuana), estar colocado, volar, flipar, [cogerse un globo,] [abanicar] (airear el lugar donde se hafumado), etc.
tener un globo to be high (familiar)
6 (Fútbol) (Tenis) lob
En el [lob] o [globo,] el volante se golpea cerca de la red, alto y al fondo de la pista. Se utiliza para devolver una [dejada alta,] baja o un mate. /bádminton/
7 (preservativo) condom; rubber (muy_familiar); safe (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
8 globos (pechos) boobs (muy_familiar)
9
en globo
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