gust
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gust(
guhst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. la ráfaga
(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 air is too still. We need a strong gust of wind for this kite to fly.El aire está demasiado calmado, necesitamos una ráfaga de viento fuerte para que esta cometa vuele.
The storm will bring strong gusts of wind and heavy rainfall to the area.La tormenta traerá fuertes ráfagas de viento y mucha lluvia al área.
b. la racha
(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).
A gust of wind during the hurricane knocked over the tree.Una racha de viento durante el huracán arrancó el árbol de cuajo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (weather)
a. soplar en ráfagas
The wind was gusting up to 90 mph, and it was too dangerous to put out to sea.El viento soplaba en ráfagas de hasta 90 mph y era demasiado peligroso hacerse a la mar.
b. soplar racheado
The wind gusted during the storm and shook the house.El viento soplaba racheado durante la tormenta e hizo temblar la casa.
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gust
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of wind, rain, air)
a. la ráfaga
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (wind)
a. soplar racheado or en ráfagas
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gust [ɡʌst]
noun
[of wind] ráfaga (f); racha (f)
intransitive verb
soplar racheado
the wind gusted up to 120km/h el viento soplaba en rachas de hasta 120km/h
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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