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faro

faro(
fah
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (nautical)
a. lighthouse (tower)
La luz del faro se puede ver a muchas millas de distancia.The lighthouse light can be seen from many miles away.
A lo largo de la costa, se pueden visitar una multitud de faros históricos.You can visit a multitude of historical lighthouses along the coast.
b. beacon (light)
Los navegantes se sintieron aliviados al ver el faro en la oscuridad.The sailors felt relieved when they saw the beacon in the dark.
2. (automobile)
a. headlight
Le pedí al mecánico que me cambiara los faros.I asked the mechanic to change my headlights.
b. headlamp
Uno de mis faros está fundido.One of my headlamps is burned out.
3. (bicycle accessory)
a. light
En cuanto oscurece, es obligatorio llevar los faros de la bici encendidos.Once it gets dark, you're required to have your bike lights on.
4. (guidance)
a. beacon
Tu ejemplo es un faro en nuestras vidas.Your example is a beacon in our lives.
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faro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (para barcos)
a. lighthouse
2. (de coche)
a. headlight, headlamp
faro antinieblafog lamp o light
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faro
1 (Náutica) (edificio) lighthouse; (señal) beacon
faro aéreo air beacon
2 (Automóviles) headlamp; headlight
faro antiniebla fog lamp
faro de marcha atrás reversing light
faro halógeno halogen headlight
faro lateral sidelight
faro piloto faro trasero rear light; tail light
3 faros (ojos) peepers (familiar); eyes
adjective
idea faro bright idea; brilliant idea
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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