faucet
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faucet(
fa
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siht
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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. (plumbing)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la llave
(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).
You will save more water if you turn off the faucet while you're brushing your teeth.Ahorrarás más agua si cierras la llave mientras te cepillas los dientes.
b. el grifo
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We installed chrome faucets on the bathroom sink.Instalamos grifos de cromo en el lavabo del baño.
c. la canilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I called the plumber because the kitchen faucet is dripping again.Llamé al plomero porque la canilla de la cocina está goteando otra vez.
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faucet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el grifo
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. la llave
(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).
c. la canilla
(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).
(River Plate)
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faucet [ˈfɔːsɪt]
noun
(US) (tap) grifo (m); llave (f); canilla (f); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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kitchen faucet
grifo de la cocina
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