flint

flint(
flihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mineral)
a. el pedernal
(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).
(M)
Carlos carries flint when he goes camping so he can start a fire.Carlos lleva pedernal cuando se va de acampada para poder prender fuego.
b. el sílex
(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).
(M)
We made knives from flint in our anthropology class today.Hicimos cuchillos de sílex en la clase de antropología hoy.
2. (of a lighter)
a. la piedra
(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).
(F)
Bob changes the flint in his lighter once a year.Bob cambia la piedra de su encendedor una vez al año.
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flint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (stone)
a. el sílex inv, pedernal
(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).
(M)
2. (of lighter)
a. la piedra
(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).
(F)
flint [flɪnt]
noun
(Geol) (material) sílex (m); (one piece) pedernal (m); [of lighter] piedra (f);
modifier
flint axe (n) hacha (f) de sílex
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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