gravity
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gravity(
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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. (physics)
a. la gravedad
(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).
Gravity is the force that keeps the planets in orbit around the sun.La gravedad es la fuerza que mantiene los planetas en órbita alrededor del sol.
2. (seriousness)
a. la gravedad
(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).
Adela was totally dismissive of the dangers and ignored the gravity of the situation.Adela tenía una actitud totalmente desdeñosa acerca del peligro e ignoró la gravedad de la situación.
3. (solemnity)
a. la gravedad
(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).
Having a former general on our board lends gravity to our security company.Tener a un ex general en la mesa directiva presta gravedad a nuestra empresa de seguridad.
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gravity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
a. la gravedad
(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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gravity [ˈɡrævɪtɪ]
noun
1 (Fís) gravedad (f)
the law of gravity la ley de la gravedad
2 (seriousness) [of situation, event] gravedad (f)
this is a situation of the utmost gravity esta es una situación de la mayor gravedad
3 (solemnity) [of tone, manner] gravedad (f)
modifier
gravity feed (n) alimentación (f) por gravedad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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