fracking
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Usage note
Another term for this word is “hydraulic fracturing.”
fracking(
frah
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kihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geology)
a. el fracking
(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).
The whole neighborhood turned up to discuss fracking with the city council.El vecindario entero se apareció para debatir el fracking con el concejo municipal.
b. la fractura hidráulica
(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).
According to several studies, fracking can contaminate groundwater.Según varios estudios, la fractura hidráulica puede contaminar el agua subterránea.
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