A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cooking equipment)
No dejes el papel toalla tan cerca del fogón que se va a prender.Don't leave the paper towel so close to the stove or it will catch fire.
Mi mamá lleva todo el día guisando en el fogón.My mom has spent the whole day at the stove cooking.
b. wood-burning stove (made of brick or stone)
En los pueblitos, todavía usan fogones sencillos para cocinar.Simple wood-burning stoves are still used for cooking on in small towns.
3. (part of a steam engine)
4. (outdoor fire)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
(art of cooking)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para cocinar)
2. (de máquina de vapor)
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