físico

el físico, la física(
fee
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see
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession)
a. physicist
El cuerpo docente está compuesto por distinguidos físicos y matemáticos.The faculty is composed of distinguished physicists and mathematicians.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (body)
a. physique
Pablo es delgado; no tiene el físico para ser jugador de rugby.Pablo is skinny; he doesn't have the physique for a rugby player.
b. figure
Sara tiene un físico increíble, pero lo que más me atrae es su bello rostro.Sara has an amazing figure, but what attracts me the most is her beautiful face.
c. appearance
Su físico cambió cuando hizo el entrenamiento militar.His appearance changed after he did military training.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (related to the human body)
a. physical
El médico me recomendó hacer más actividad física y dejar de beber alcohol.The doctor recommended more physical activity and quitting drinking.
4. (related to physics)
a. physical
Los alumnos están analizando y probando las propiedades físicas de la materia.The students are observing and testing the physical properties of matter.
5. (fussy)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. finicky
Alejandro es muy físico con la comida y jamás prueba cosas nuevas.Alejandro is very finicky about his food and would never try something new.
6. (simulated)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. affected
Andrew dijo "Barcelona" con un acento físico, imitando a su amigo español.Andrew said "Barcelona" with an affected accent, imitating his Spanish friend.
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físico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. physical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (persona)
a. physicist
3. (complexión)
a. physique
4. (de mujer)
a. figure
una modelo con un físico impresionantea model with a stunning figure
físicoa física
adjective
1 physical
2 (Caribe) (melindroso) finicky; (afectado) affected
1 (científico) physicist
físico/a nuclear nuclear physicist
2 (médico) physician
(Anatomía) physique; (aspecto) appearance; looks
plural
; (p)
de físico regular ordinary-looking
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