filler
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filler(
fih
-
luhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (construction)
a. la masilla
(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).
Don't worry about the cracks in the plaster; I'll buy some filler to fix them.No te preocupes por las grietas en el enlucido; compraré masilla para arreglarlas.
2. (cosmetics)
a. el relleno
(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).
Clarissa hates getting old and is always talking about dermal fillers, facelifts and breast implants.Clarissa odia envejecer y siempre está hablando de rellenos dérmicos, iftings e implantes de pechos.
b. el material de relleno
(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).
This substance is used as a filler in beauty treatments.Esta sustancia se usa como material de relleno en tratamientos estéticos.
3. (literature, education, or journalism)
a. el relleno
(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).
All these activities can be used as a five-minute filler at the end of a class.Se pueden usar todas estas actividades como relleno de cinco minutos al final de una clase.
b. el artículo de relleno
(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 think of anything we can use as a filler on page two?¿Se te ocurre algo que podamos usar como artículo de relleno en la página dos?
4. (manufacturing)
a. el relleno
(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).
Food manufacturers often use cheap fillers to add bulk to processed foods.Los fabricantes de alimentos a menudo utilizan rellenos baratos para agregar volúmen a los alimentos procesados.
5. (linguistics)
a. la muletilla
(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).
If you use too many fillers in your conversation, you're likely to sound inarticulate.Si empleas muchas muletillas en la conversación, es probable que parezcas poco elocuente.
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filler [ˈfɪləʳ]
noun
1 (for cracks in wood, plaster) masilla (f); (in foodstuffs) relleno (m); (Press) relleno (m);
2 (device) [of bottle, tank] rellenador (m); (funnel) embudo (m)
modifier
filler cap (n) tapa (f) del depósito de gasolina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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clean filler cap before removing
limpie la tapa de la reserva antes de removerla
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