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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cut of meat)
a. fillet
Para esta receta, necesitarás cuatro filetes de pechuga de pollo.For this recipe, you'll need four chicken breast fillets.
b. steak
Pedí al carnicero que cortara el cordero en filetes finos.I asked the butcher to cut the lamb into thin steaks.
2. (cut of beef)
a. steak
¿Cómo quieres tu filete?How would you like your steak?
b. fillet steak (prime cut)
Tendrás que pagar más por el filete.You'll need to pay more for fillet steak.
c. sirloin steak (prime cut)
Para este plato, se necesita un kilo de filete.For this dish, you need a kilo of sirloin steak.
3. (boneless piece of fish)
a. fillet
Este filete de salmón es tan grueso que todavía está a medio hacer.This salmon fillet is so thick that it's still only half cooked.
4. (part of a screw)
a. thread
Uno de los filetes de este tornillo tiene una muesca.There's a nick in one of the threads of this screw.
5. (architecture)
a. fillet
En este edificio, el arquitecto usó filetes para adornar los muros.The architect used fillets to decorate the walls of this building.
6. (book decoration)
a. fillet
Los filetes de oro de la portada del libro están desgastados.The gold fillets on the cover of the book are worn away.
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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. (grueso)
a. (fillet) steak
2. (delgado)
a. fillet
3. (solomillo)
a. sirloin
4. (de tornillo)
a. thread
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1 (Culin) [de ternera, cerdo] steak; [de pescado] fillet; filet; (EEUU)
darse el filete to neck (familiar); pet (familiar)
darse el filete con algn to feel sb (familiar); touch sb up (familiar)
2 (Mecánica) [de tornillo] worm; (rosca) thread;
3 [de caballo] snaffle bit
4 (Cos) narrow hem
5 (Tipografía) ornamental bar; ornamental line
6 (Archit) fillet
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