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grano
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grano(
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noh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (particle)
a. grain
Un átomo es más pequeño que un grano de arena.An atom is smaller than a grain of sand.
2. (culinary)
a. grain (salt, sugar, cereals)
Nuestros cereales están hechos con grano entero.Our cereals are made with whole grain.
b. bean (coffee)
Esta receta incluye granos de café.This recipe includes coffee beans.
c. seed (mustard)
Tienes que moler el grano hasta que se convierte en pasta.You must mill the seed until it becomes a paste.
3. (acne)
a. pimple
Tiene la cara llena de granos.Her face is full of pimples.
b. spot (United Kingdom)
Me salió un grano en la nariz el día de mi boda.I got a spot on my nose on my wedding day.
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grano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de cereal, arena)
a. grain
grano de cafécoffee bean
grano de pimientapeppercorn
2. (partícula)
a. grain
3. (en la piel)
a. spot, pimple
4. (expresiones)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
apartar o separar el grano de la pajato separate the wheat from the chaff
aportar o poner uno su grano de arenato do one's bit
ir al granoto get to the point
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grano
1 (semilla) [de cereales] grain; [de mostaza] seed
ir (directo) al grano to get to the point
¡vamos al grano! let's get to the point!
no es grano de anís it's not just a small thing
grano de arroz grain of rice
grano de cacao cocoa bean
grano de café coffee bean
grano de sésamo sesame seed
grano de trigo grain of wheat
granos panificables bread grains
2 (semillas) grain
aquí se almacena el grano the grain is stored here
apartar el grano de la paja to separate the wheat from the chaff
3 (partícula) grain; (punto) speck
un grano de arena a grain of sand
poner su grano de arena to do one's bit (familiar)
4 (en la piel) spot; pimple
5 (en piedra, madera, fotografía) grain
de grano fino fine-grained; de grano gordo coarse-grained
6 (Farm) grain
7 [de droga] fix (muy_familiar); shot (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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