fixture
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fixture(
fihks
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (accessory)
a. el elemento fijo
(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 fan is attached to the fixture on the ceiling.El ventilador está sujeto al elemento fijo en el techo.
b. la instalación
(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).
Some of the apartment fixtures need to be repaired before moving in.Necesitamos arreglar algunas instalaciones del departamento antes de cambiarnos.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(consistent presence)
a. el habitual
(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).
, la habitual
(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).
Flash Allen is a great pianist; he's a fixture at our parties.Flash Allen es un pianista buenísimo; es un habitual en nuestras fiestas.
b. la parte integrante
(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).
Since we met Yolanda, she has become something of a fixture of our family.Desde que conocimos a Yolanda, se ha convertido en una parte integrante de nuestra familia.
3. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el encuentro
(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).
Today's fixture between Real Madrid and Manchester United should be an exciting one.El encuentro de hoy entre el Real Madrid y el Manchester United debe ser emocionante.
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fixture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
bathroom fixtures and fittingssaneamientos or sanitarios y accesorios
2. (colloquial)
a.
she was something of a fixture at his partiesasistía invariablemente a todas sus fiestas
3. (in soccer) (United Kingdom)
a. el encuentro
(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).
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fixture [ˈfɪkstʃəʳ]
noun
1 [of house etc] fixtures instalaciones (f) fijas
the house was sold with fixtures and fittings la casa se vendió totalmente equipada
2 (Dep) encuentro (m)
3 (permanent feature) elemento (m) fijo; (date) fecha (f) fija
he's become a permanent fixture in this house es como si fuera parte del mobiliario de la casa
modifier
fixture list (n) lista (f) de encuentros
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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