funnel
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funnel(
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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. (conical instrument)
a. el embudo
(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).
She refilled the cruet by pouring the oil through a funnel.Volvió a llenar el aceitero vertiendo el aceite con un embudo.
2. (mechanics)
a. la chimenea
(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).
The funnels of the steamship poured out thick black smoke and sparks.Las chimeneas del barco de vapor echaban chispas y un humo negro y espeso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to direct)
a. canalizar
The police funneled traffic down Brown St. to avoid the accident.La policía canalizó el tráfico por la calle Brown para evitar el accidente.
b. encauzar
The US is funneling resources to help fight the epidemic through the local government.Los EE. UU. están encauzando recursos para ayudar en la lucha contra la epidemia a través del gobierno local.
4. (to pour)
a. echar con un embudo
We funneled the tomato sauce into the jars and vacuum-sealed them before we sold them.Echamos la salsa de tomate con un embudo en los frascos y los sellamos al vacío antes de venderlo.
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funnel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of locomotive, steamship)
a. la chimenea
(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).
2. (for filling bottle)
a. el embudo
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (direct)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. canalizar
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funnel [ˈfʌnl]
noun
(for pouring) embudo (m); [of ship, steam engine etc] chimenea (f);
transitive verb
[+traffic etc] canalizar;through por; [+aid, finance] encauzar; canalizar;through a través de;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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