fascia
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This word may also be spelled "facia," and the plural of "fascia" is "fasciae" in the sense shown in 1).
fascia(
fah
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shuh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la fascia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fascia forms a protective membrane around our inner organs.La fascia forma una membrana protectora alrededor de nuestros órganos internos.
2. (automotive) (United Kingdom)
a. el tablero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fascia lit up for a moment, and then the motor died.Se encendió el tablero por un segundo, y enseguida se apagó el motor.
3. (electronics) (United Kingdom)
a. la carcasa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ned tried several different fascias, but none of them fitted his mobile phone properly.Ned probó varias carcasas diferentes, pero ninguna encajó bien con su celular.
4. (arquitecture)
a. la faja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The carpenter installed a decorative fascia surrounding the base of the roof.La carpintera instaló una faja decorativa rodeando la base del techo.
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fascia [ˈfeɪʃə] (Britain)
noun
1 (on building) faja (f)
2 (for mobile phone) carcasa (f)
3 (Britain) (Aut) tablero (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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