furnace
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furnace(
fuhr
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (industrial apparatus)
a. el horno
(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 blast of heat hit my face as Dave opened the door of the furnace.Una ráfaga de aire caliente me dio en la cara cuando Dave abrió la puerta del horno.
The new furnace will increase steel production in the factory by 50%.El nuevo horno incrementará la producción de acero de la fábrica en un 50%.
2. (heating apparatus)
a. la caldera
(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).
Our new furnace has the highest energy efficiency rating.Nuestra nueva caldera tiene la tasa más alta de eficiencia energética.
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furnace
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el horno
(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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furnace [ˈfɜːnɪs]
noun
horno (m)
the room was like a furnace la habitación era un horno
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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