fissure
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fissure(
fih
-
shuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fisura
(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).
The MRI scan shows a small fissure in the bone.La resonancia magnética muestra una pequeña fisura en el hueso.
b. la grieta
(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).
A fissure opened up in the road right in front of us.Una grieta se abrió en la carretera justo delante de nosotros.
c. la hendidura
(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).
There was a small fissure in the lid which let the air in.Había una pequeña hendidura en la tapa que dejaba entrar el aire.
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fissure
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in mountain, rock)
a. la grieta
(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).
2. (medicine)
a. la fisura
(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).
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fissure [ˈfɪʃəʳ]
noun
hendidura (f); grieta (f); (Anat) (Geol) (Metal) fisura (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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