esqueleto

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esqueleto(
ehs
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keh
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leh
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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. (anatomy)
a. skeleton
La casa embrujada en la feria estaba adornada con esqueletos y linternas de calabaza.The haunted house at the fair was decorated with skeletons and jack-o'-lanterns.
El esqueleto humano tiene huesos de diversas formas y tamaños.The human skeleton has bones of different shapes and sizes.
2. (underlying structure)
a. skeleton
El esqueleto del edificio es de hormigón armado.The skeleton of the building is made of reinforced concrete.
b. structure
El esqueleto interno de esta bici está hecho de fibra de carbono.The internal structure of this bike is made of carbon fiber.
3. (basic draft)
a. framework
Las novelas policiales suelen tener un esqueleto convencional.Crime novels usually have a conventional framework.
b. outline
Me pidió que leyera el esqueleto del discurso que dará en la ceremonia de graduación.She asked me to read the outline of the speech she will make at the graduation ceremony.
4. (form) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. blank form
Utiliza estos esqueletos para tener registro de los resultados de tu búsqueda.Use these blank forms to record your search results.
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esqueleto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de persona)
a. skeleton
2. (colloquial)
a.
menear o mover el esqueletoto boogie (on down)
estar como un esqueletoto be skin and bone
3. (armazón)
a. framework
4. (de novela, argumento)
a. outline
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esqueleto
1 (Anatomía) skeleton
menear o mover el esqueleto to strut one's stuff (familiar); dance
to shake it about
tumbar el esqueleto to hit the hay (familiar); hit the sack (familiar); go to bed
2 (estructura) (gen) skeleton; (de asunto) bare bones
plural
; (p)
[de edificio] framework; [de conferencia, novela] framework; structure
en esqueleto unfinished; incomplete
3 (Chile) (Literat) (borrador) rough draft; outline
4 (And) (Centroamérica) (México) (formulario) form
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