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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (start)
a. ignition
Mi auto tiene un problema con el encendido.There's a problem with the ignition in my car.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (not off)
a. on
Las luces de las casas están encendidas, pero adentro no hay nadie.The house lights are on, but there's nobody inside.
b. lit
El incendio forestal fue causado por una colilla encendida.The forest fire was caused by a lit cigarette butt.
c. burning
Apagó la llama encendida con agua.He extinguished the burning flame with water.
3. (ardent)
a. passionate
La guerra contra el terrorismo generó un debate encendido entre los candidatos presidenciales.The war on terrorism ignited a passionate debate between the presidential candidates.
b. fiery
El sacerdote dio un sermón encendido contra las drogas.The priest gave a fiery sermon against drugs.
4. (blushing)
a. flushed
Se sentía avergonzada y se tapó sus mejillas encendidas con las manos.She was feeling embarrassed and covered her flushed cheeks with her hands.
b. red
Tenía tez pálida y mejillas encendidas.He had pale skin and red cheeks.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (luz, colilla)
a. burning
la luz está encendidathe light is on
2. (deseos, mirada, palabras)
a. passionate, ardent
3. (mejillas)
a. red, flushed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (automotive)
a. ignition
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1 (gen) alight; [+colilla, fuego] lighted; lit; [+luz, radio] on; switched on; [+hilo] live; [+color] glowing
2 (rojo vivo) bright red; [+mejillas] glowing; [+cara] (por el vino) flushed; (por la ira) purple; [+mirada] fiery; passionate
[de faroles] lighting; (Automóviles) ignition
encendido eléctrico electric lighting
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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estar encendido
to be on
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