filter
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filter(
fihl
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (object for filtering)
a. el filtro
(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 may need to buy new filters for your coffee maker, because this coffee is full of grounds.Puede que tengas que comprar nuevos filtros para tu cafetera, porque este café está lleno de posos.
2. (transportation) (United Kingdom)
a. la flecha
(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 there were filters at this intersection, there would be fewer accidents.Si hubiera flechas en este cruce, habría menos accidentes.
b. el giro
(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 filter signals were broken, so it took forever to make a turn at the intersection.Las señales de giro estaban rotas, así que tardamos casi una eternidad en girar en la intersección.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to purify)
a. filtrar
He needs a transplant because his liver is not filtering his blood the way it should.Necesita un transplante porque su hígado no le filtra la sangre como debería.
4. (computing)
a. filtrar
We had to update the operating system so that it could better filter spam.Tuvimos que actualizar el sistema operativo para que pudiera filtrar mejor el correo basura.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to spread)
a. flltrarse
Smoke from the fire next door filtered into the room from under the door.El humo del incendio de la casa de al lado se filtró en el cuarto por debajo de la puerta.
6. (transportation) (United Kingdom)
a. girar
This lane filters to the right.Este carril es para girar a la derecha.
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filter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for liquids, on cigarette)
a. el filtro
(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).
(photography)
filter coffeecafé de filtro
filter paperpapel de filtro
2. (aut) (United Kingdom)
a.
filter lanecarril de giro a la derecha/izquierda
filter signalseñal f de giro a la derecha/izquierda
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. filtrar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (liquid, light)
a. filtrarse
the news soon filtered throughla noticia se filtró rápidamente
5. (aut) (United Kingdom)
a. (traffic)
to filter to the right/leftgirar a la derecha/izquierda
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filter [ˈfɪltəʳ]
noun
1 also (Fot) filtro (m)
2 (Britain) (Aut) semáforo (m) de flecha de desvío
transitive verb
[+liquid, air] filtrar
intransitive verb
[+liquid, light] filtrarse
to filter to the left (Aut) tomar el carril izquierdo
modifier
filter coffee (n) (powder) café (m) para filtrar; (cup of coffee) café (m) hecho con cafetera de filtro
filter lane (n) (Aut) carril (m) de giro
filter light (n) semáforo (m) de flecha de desvío
filter paper (n) papel (m) de filtro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "filter"
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no filter needed
no se necesita filtro
coffee filter
el filtro de café
air filter
el filtro de aire
water filter
el filtro de agua
no filter
sin filtro
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