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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (exhalation)
a. breath
Hacía tanto frío que podíamos ver el vaho delante nosotros.It was so cold that we could see our breath in front of us.
2. (vaporized water)
a. steam
El vaho de las termas me rizó totalmente el pelo.My hair went totally curly with the steam of the hot springs.
b. vapor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El vaho en el espejo me impedía verme.I couldn't look at myself in the mirror because of the vapor.
c. vapour (United Kingdom)
El vaho de la sauna era tan denso que apenas se veía.The vapour in the sauna was so dense that you could barely see.
d. mist
Juan encendió la calefacción del coche y las ventanas se empañaron con vaho.Juan turned on the heating of the car and the windows fogged up with mist.
e. condensation
El moho de las ventanas comenzó a aparecer porque estaban con vaho.The mold on the windows started to appear because of the condensation.
f. whiff (odor)
El vaho de menta es bueno cuando estás constipado.The whiff of mint is good when you have a cold.
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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. (vapor)
a. steam
2. (medicine)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hacer vahosto inhale (medicinal vapors)
3. (aliento)
a. breath
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1 (vapor) steam; vapour; vapor; (EEUU) (en cristal) mist; condensation; (aliento) breath; (ráfaga de olor) whiff
2 vahos (Med) inhalation
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