grommet
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grommet(
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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. (eyelet)
a. la ojal
(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).
Fit a rubber grommet to stop the cable from rubbing against the metal edge.Coloca un ojal de goma para evitar que el cable roce contra el borde metálico.
2. (medicine)
a. el tubo de drenaje transtimpánico
(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).
His glue ear hadn't cleared up after six months, so he had grommets put in.Pasados seis meses, como no se le habia mejorado la otitis serosa, le pusieron tubos de drenaje transtimpánico.
b. el tubo de ventilación transtimpánico
(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 grommets will help to drain the fluid from the middle ear.Los tubos de ventilación transtimpanicos ayudarán a drenar el líquido del oído medio.
c. el diábolo
(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).
Susie had a grommet put in her right ear.A Susie le pusieron un diábolo en el oido derecho.
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