enfriamiento

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enfriamiento(
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fryah
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myehn
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toh
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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. (chilling process)
a. cooling
Algunos científicos predicen que la Tierra va camino de un período de enfriamiento en la próxima década.Some scientists predict that the Earth is heading for a period of cooling in the next decade.
b. refrigeration
El enfriamiento doméstico como forma de preservar los alimentos solo se introdujo a principios del siglo XX.Domestic refrigeration as a way of preserving food only came into use in the early 20th century.
2. (illness)
a. cold
Si no te abrigas, te va a dar un enfriamiento.If you don't wrap up, you'll catch a cold.
b. chill
Para evitar enfriamientos cuando haces senderismo, conviene usar unas buenas botas.To avoid a chill when you go trekking, you should wear a good pair of boots.
3. (reduction of intensity)
a. cooling
La decisión de salirse de la Unión Europea podría resultar en un enfriamiento de las relaciones entre el Reino Unido y algunos países europeos.The decision to leave the European Union could result in a cooling of relations between the UK and some European countries.
b. cooling off
La crisis financiera está produciendo un enfriamiento en el mercado inmobiliario.The financial crisis is causing a cooling off of the real estate market.
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enfriamiento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (catarro)
a. cold
2. (acción)
a. cooling
el enfriamiento de las relaciones entre ambos paísesthe cooling of relations between both countries
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enfriamiento
1 (acción) [de líquido] (gen) cooling; (en nevera) refrigeration;
2 [de pasión, entusiasmo, relaciones] cooling
3 (Economía) cooling-down
4 (catarro) cold; chill
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