fogón
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fogón(
foh
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gohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cooking equipment)
a. stove
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.
2. (element)
a. burner
¡Cuidado! Los fogones todavía están calientes.Be careful! The burners are still hot.
3. (part of a steam engine)
a. firebox
El combustible se está quemando en el fogón.The fuel is burning in the firebox.
4. (outdoor fire)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bonfire
Hicimos un buen fogón para pasar la fría noche.We built a good bonfire to get through the cold night.
b. campfire
Todos nos reunimos alrededor del fogón.We all gathered around the campfire.
fogones
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(art of cooking)
a. cooking
Silvia es una cocinera peruana que ha revolucionado el mundo de los fogones.Silvia is a Peruvian cook who has revolutionized the world of cooking.
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fogón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para cocinar)
a. stove
2. (de máquina de vapor)
a. firebox
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fogón
1 (Culin) range; stove; (Ferro) firebox; (Náutica) galley
2 [de cañón, máquina] vent
3 (Latinoamérica) (hoguera) bonfire; (hogar) hearth
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