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surco
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surco(
soor
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koh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (agriculture)
a. furrow
El granjero hizo un surco con el arado.The farmer dug a furrow with a plow.
2. (nautical)
a. wake
Vimos delfines saltando en el surco que dejaba el barco.We saw dolphins jumping in the ship's wake.
3. (vehicle)
a. rut
Los bandidos siguieron los surcos que dejaron las ruedas del vagón.The bandits followed the ruts left by the wagon wheels.
4. (rift in a surface)
a. track
La nieve cubrió rápidamente los surcos que dejó el trineo.The tracks that the sled left behind were quickly covered by snow.
b. groove
Los vinilos tienen un surco en forma de espiral en cada cara.Vinyl records have one spiral groove per side.
5. (anatomy)
a. wrinkle
Tiene 50 años, pero casi no se ven surcos en su rostro.She's 50 years old, but has barely any wrinkles on her face.
b. furrow (on the forehead)
El surco en su frente reflejaba que estaba preocupado.The furrow in his brow revealed that he was troubled.
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surco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zanja)
a. furrow
2. (señal; de disco)
a. groove
3. (de rueda)
a. rut
4. (arruga)
a. line, wrinkle
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surco
1 (Agr) furrow
echarse al surco (por pereza) to sit down on the job; (terminar) to knock off (familiar); think one has done enough
2 (ranura) (en metal) groove; score; (en disco) groove
3 (Anatomía) wrinkle
4 (en agua) track; wake
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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