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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. (nautical)
a. rudder
El capitán viró a estribor girando el timón.The captain tacked to starboard by turning the rudder.
2. (aviation)
a. rudder
Los aviones tienen varios timones en la parte trasera.Planes have several rudders in the rear.
3. (control)
a. helm
Cuando murió su padre Lucas tomó el timón del negocio familiar.When his father died, Lucas took over the helm of the family business.
4. (agriculture)
a. beam
El timón se fija a las otras partes del arado con piezas metálicas.The beam attaches to the other parts of the plow via metallic pieces.
5. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Panama
Regionalism used in Peru
a. steering wheel
El conductor parqueó con solo dos movimientos del timón.The driver parked with only a couple of turns of the steering wheel.
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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. (av & náut)
a. rudder
2. (gobierno)
a. helm
llevar el timón deto be at the helm of
3. (de vehículo)
a. steering wheel
1 (Aeronáutica) (Náutica) rudder; (mando, control) helm
poner el timón a babor to turn to port; port the helm
coger o empuñar el timón to take the helm; take charge
timón de deriva timón de dirección rudder
timón de profundidad (Aeronáutica) elevator
2 [de carruaje] pole; [de arado] beam
3 (And) (Automóviles) steering wheel
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