estallido
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estallido(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (detonation)
a. explosion (of a bomb)
El estallido de la bomba causó varias víctimas mortales.The explosion of the bomb caused several mortalities.
b. crash
Los vecinos alertaron de que habían oído un estallido en el segundo piso.Neighbors gave warning that they had heard a crash in the second floor.
c. shattering (of glass)
Meter la botella en el congelador provocó el estallido del cristal.Placing the bottle in the freezer caused the shattering of the glass.
d. crack (of a whip or thunder)
El estallido del trueno hizo que todos los perros empezaran a ladrar.The crack of thunder made all the dogs start barking.
2. (eruption)
a. outbreak
El estallido de la guerra se produjo tras realizarse unos ataques en la capital.The outbreak of war took place after the capital was attacked.
b. burst
El cuadro se caracterizaba por un estallido de color sobre un fondo negro.The painting was distinguished by a burst of color on a black background.
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estallido
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (explosión)
a. explosion
2. (de trueno)
a. crash
3. (de látigo)
a. crack
hubo un estallido de aplausosthere was a burst of applause
4. (comienzo)
a. outbreak
el estallido del escándalo provocó su dimisiónhe resigned when the scandal broke
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estallido
1 (explosión) explosion
el gran estallido the big bang
2 [de látigo, trueno] crack
3 (comienzo) outbreak
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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