floppy
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floppy(
fla
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pi
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tending to flop)
a. flexible
She was wearing a bikini and a floppy sun hat.Llevaba un bikini y una pamela flexible.
b. blando
I add more water because I prefer jello with a floppy texture.Le pongo más agua porque prefiero la gelatina con una textura blanda.
c. flojo
I tried to get up after the fall, but my legs felt all floppy.Traté de levantarme después de la caída, pero tenía las piernas muy flojas.
d. desmadejado (body, limbs)
The drug started to take effect - my body was all floppy.La droga empezaba a hacer efecto; tenía el cuerpo totalmente desmadejado.
e. caído (ears, hair)
He still had his boyish good looks and floppy blond hair.Aún conservaba su atractivo juvenil y el pelo rubio caído.
f. de trapo (doll)
Elaine fell onto the bed exhausted, like a floppy doll.Elaine se desplomó agotada sobre la cama, como una muñeca de trapo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (computing)
a. el disquete
(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).
He saved the file onto a floppy as a backup.Guardó el archivo en un disquete como copia de seguridad.
b. el disco flexible
(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).
Insert a floppy into the disk drive.Introduzca un disco flexible en la unidad de disco.
c. el floppy
(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).
Floppies are a thing of the past.Los floppies ya no se usan.
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floppy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ears)
a. caído(a)
2. (garments)
a. flojo(a)
3. (computers)
a.
floppy diskdisquete m
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (computers)
a. el disquete
(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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floppy [ˈflɒpɪ]
adjective
floppier (comparative)floppiest (superlative) [+hat] flexible; [+doll] de trapo
a dog with floppy ears un perro con las orejas caídas
noun
floppy disc disk See culture box in entry floppy.
modifier
floppy disc or disk (n) (Comput) disquete (m); disco (m) flexible
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floppy
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Usage note
The plural of “floppy” is “floppys.”
floppy(
floh
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pee
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (computing)
a. floppy disk
Tengo todos los documentos de la tesis guardados en un floppy.I've kept all my dissertation files on a floppy disk.
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floppy disk
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