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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. (geology)
a. hypocenter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El epicentro es el punto de la superficie terrestre que corresponde al hipocentro, es decir, al punto de origen de un movimiento sísmico.The epicenter is the point on the earth's surface that corresponds to the hypocenter, that is, to the point of origin of a seismic movement.
b. hypocentre (United Kingdom)
Quedaron destruidos todos los pueblos que se encontraban en un radio de 20 km del hipocentro del terremoto.All the villages within a 20 km radius of the earthquake's hypocentre were destroyed.
c. focus
¿Es posible determinar el hipocentro de un temblor antes de que este se produzca?Is it possible to determine the focus of a tremor before it occurs?
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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. (general)
a. hypocenter, focus
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