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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (residue)
a. sediment
Después de licuar la fruta, debes colar el jugo y botar el poso.After you blend the fruit, you should strain the juice and discard the sediment.
b. dregs
No dejaron nada de vino en la botella; solo quedó el poso.They didn't leave any wine in the bottle, only the dregs.
c. lees (of wine)
Durante la fermentación del vino, es importante revolver el poso frecuentemente.During wine fermentation, it's important to stir the lees frequently.
d. grounds (of coffee)
Por favor, limpia la cafetera y tira el poso del café a la basura.Please, clean the coffee maker and dump the coffee grounds in the trashcan.
2. (mark)
a. trace
Cuando ella habló de su pasado, noté un poso de tristeza en su vozWhen she talked about her past, I could sense a trace of sadness in her voice.
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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. sediment
2. (fig)
a. trace
posos del cafécoffee grounds
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1 (sedimento) [de mineral] sediment; deposit; [de vino] sediment; dregs
; (p)
; (p)
[de café] dregs
; (p)
; (p)
posos de té tea leaves
2 (huella) trace
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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