feeder
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feeder(
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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. (device for birds)
a. el comedero
(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).
Can you put more birdseed in the feeder?¿Puedes poner más alpiste en el comedero?
2. (one who eats)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Bottom feeders have bodies that are equipped to handle the intense pressure on the ocean floor.Los peces de fondo tienen cuerpos equipados para soportar la presión intensa al fondo del océano.
I don't like oysters, clams, or other filter feeders.No me gustan las ostras, almejas u otros animales que alimentan por la filtración.
3. (mechanics)
a. el alimentador
(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 feeders couldn't put the necessary parts in the hoppers and slowed down production in the factory.Los alimentadores no pudieron poner las partes necesarias en las tolvas e hicieron más lenta la producción en la fábrica.
4. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. el babero
(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).
You're supposed to get the food in the baby's mouth, not all over his feeder.Debes meter la comida en la boca del bebé, no sobre todo su babero.
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feeder [ˈfiːdəʳ]
noun
1 (Mec) alimentador (m); tubo (m) de alimentación
2 (Aut) (Ferro) ramal (m)
3 (Geog) afluente (m)
4 (Britain) (bib) babero (m)
5 (device) (for birds etc) comedero (m)
modifier
feeder (primary) school (n) (Britain) escuela primaria que envía alumnos a un determinado colegio de enseñanza secundaria
feeder service (n) (US) servicio (m) secundario (de transportes)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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bird feeder
comedero para pájaros
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