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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (reflective surface)
a. reflector
De vez en cuando, los faros del coche iluminaban los reflectores de la carretera.Now and then, the car's headlights lit the reflectors on the road.
2. (theater and film)
a. spotlight
Los reflectores enfocaban el centro del escenario, donde dos actores conversaban sentados en un sofá.The spotlights were shining on the center of the stage where two actors were sitting on a sofa and talking.
3. (military)
a. searchlight
Los reflectores barrían la alambrada a intervalos regulares, y sabíamos que teníamos 20 segundos para saltarla.The searchlights swept the wire fence at regular intervals, and we knew we had 20 seconds to jump over it.
4. (sports)
a. floodlight
Se hizo de noche, y los reflectores del campo de fútbol se encendieron.It got dark, and the floodlights in the soccer field were turned on.
5. (telescope)
a. reflector
Las estrellas de la galaxia se ven con mayor nitidez si se usa un reflector.You can see the stars in the galaxy with far more sharpness if you use a reflector.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (reflective)
a. reflecting
Los rayos incidían sobre la superficie reflectora con un ángulo de 30º.The rays fell on the reflecting surface at a 30º angle.
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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. (electronics)
a. spotlight
2. (military)
a. searchlight
3. (telescopio)
a. reflector
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1 (cuerpo que refleja) reflector
reflector posterior (Automóviles) rear reflector
2 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) spotlight; (Aeronáutica) (Mil) searchlight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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