floor
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floor(
flawr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (surface you walk on indoors)
a. el piso
(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).
Be really careful when you get out of the shower; the floor is wet.Ten cuidado al salir de la ducha; el piso está mojado.
b. el suelo
(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).
I like sitting on the floor in the summer because it feels cool.Me gusta sentarme en el suelo durante el verano porque se siente fresco.
c. la pista
(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).
(for dancing)
Let's get on the floor. I love this song!Vámonos a la pista. ¡Esta canción me encanta!
2. (level in a building)
a. el piso
(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).
I live on the fourth floor, next to the gym.Vivo en el cuarto piso, al lado del gimnasio.
b. la planta
(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).
All the stores are located on the ground floor.Todas las tiendas están localizadas en la planta baja.
3. (of the ocean)
a. el fondo
(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).
I saw a documentary about life on the ocean floor.Vi un documental sobre la vida en el fondo del mar.
4. (of stock exchange)
a. el parquet
(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).
My cousin works on the floor of the stock exchange.Mi primo trabaja en el parquet de la bolsa de valores.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to install flooring)
a. solar
They're flooring the kitchen today, so you won't be able to cook.Van a solar la cocina hoy, así que no podrás cocinar.
b. pavimentar
They stirred up a lot of dust when they floored the hallway.Levantaron mucho polvo cuando pavimentaron el pasillo.
6. (to knock down)
a. derribar
You floored him with a single punch. I can't believe it.Lo derribaste con un solo golpe. No lo puedo creer.
7. (to astonish)
a. dejar helado
I was floored by the news that dinosaurs had been discovered in the depths of the ocean.Me dejó helada la noticia que descubrieron dinosaurios en las profundidades del mar.
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floor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of room, forest)
a. el suelo
(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).
2. (of stock exchange)
a. el parquet
(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).
3. (of ocean)
a. el fondo
(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).
to give somebody the floorpasar or dar la palabra a alguien
floor coveringrevestimiento para suelos
floor lamplámpara de pie
floor plan(plano de) planta f
floor showespectáculo de variedades
floor spacesuperficie comercial, superficie de venta
4. (story; of building)
a. la piso m, planta
(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 transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (knock down)
a. derribar
6. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the question floored himla pregunta lo dejó perplejo
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floor [flɔːʳ]
noun
1 (gen) suelo (m); [of room] suelo (m); piso (m); (LAm)
He flung the dictionary onto the floor. to mop the kitchen floor don't eat food that you have dropped on the floor pick up all the toys off the floor put it on the floor she was sitting on the floor
[of sea] fondo (m); (dance floor) pista (f)
a tiled floor un suelo embaldosado; the Floor (St Ex) el parqué
to cross the floor (of the House) cambiar de adscripción política
to have the floor [+speaker] tener la palabra
to hold the floor hacer uso de la palabra
to take the floor [+dancer] salir a bailar
to wipe the floor with sb dar un buen repaso a algn (informal); hacer picadillo a algn (informal)
2 (storey) (Britain) piso (m)
the first floor el primer piso
the ground floor la planta baja
the second floor el segundo piso
the top floor el último piso
(US) piso (m)
the first floor la planta baja
the second floor el primer piso
the top floor el último piso
transitive verb
1 [+room] solar;with de
2 (knock down) [+opponent] derribar
3 (baffle, silence) dejar sin respuesta
4 (US) (Aut) [+accelerator] pisar
modifier
floor area (n) superficie (f) total
floor cloth (n) bayeta (f)
floor covering (n) tapiz (m) para el suelo
floor exercise (n) (Gymnastics) ejercicio (m) de suelo
He won a silver medal in the floor exercise
floor lamp (n) lámpara (f) de pie
floor manager (n) (in department store) jefeajefa (m) (f) de sección;a jefa (Cine) (TV) jefeajefa (m) (f) de plató;a jefa
floor plan (n) plano (m); planta (f)
floor polish (n) cera (f) para suelos
floor polisher (n) enceradora (f)
floor show (n) cabaret (m)
floor space (n) espacio (m)
there is not a lot of floor space in my flat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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