gopher
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "gofer" in the sense shown in 3).
gopher(
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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. (animal)
a. la taltuza
(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).
These darn gophers are absolutely destroying the golf course!¡Estas malditas taltuzas están destruyendo completamente el campo de golf!
b. la ardilla de tierra
(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).
(burrowing squirrel)
The gopher poked its little head out of its burrow.La ardilla de tierra asomó su pequeña cabeza por la madriguera.
2. (computing)
a. el gopher
(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).
I opened my laptop to search on the gopher for information about travel to the Caribbean.Abrí mi portátil para buscar información en el gopher sobre viajes al Caribe.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(occupation)
a. el recadero
(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).
, la recadera
(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).
"Tell the gofer to go get me a coffee!," barked the movie director."¡Dile al recadero que me traiga un café!", gritó el director de la película.
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gopher
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ground squirrel)
a. la ardilla de tierra
(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).
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gopher [ˈɡəʊfəʳ]
noun
1 (Zool) ardillón (m)
2 (Comput) gopher (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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