haze(
heyz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. la neblina
(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 dust, smoke, and particles from the power plants filled the air with a toxic haze.El polvo, el humo y las partículas de las centrales eléctricas llenaron el aire con una neblina tóxica.
b. la bruma
(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).
We could barely make out the cars in front of us because of the haze on the highway.Apenas podíamos distinguir los carros delante de nosotros por la bruma de la carretera.
c. la calima
(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).
Meterologists most commonly find haze in large industrial cities.Los meteorólogos observan la presencia de calima más comúnmente en ciudades industriales de gran tamaño.
2. (confusion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I was still in a haze when I woke up from my nap.Seguía atontado cuando me desperté de la siesta.
She seemed to be in a haze after her car accident.Parecía estar aturdida después del accidente automovilístico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to tease)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hacer novatadas
The students were punished for hazing the new members of their fraternity.Los estudiantes fueron castigados por hacerles novatadas a los nuevos integrantes de su fraternidad.
b. hacer cargadas (River Plate)
Every year, the members of the football team haze the freshmen.Cada año, los miembros del equipo de fútbol americano les hacen cargadas a los novatos.
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haze
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of mist)
a. la neblina
(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).
2. (of doubt, confusion)
a. la nube
(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).
my mind was in a hazetenía la mente nublada
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haze [heɪz]
noun
1 (mist) bruma (f); neblina (f); (in hot weather) calina (f); calima (f)
a haze of tobacco smoke filled the room el cuarto estaba lleno de humo de tabaco
2
she spent most of her life in a haze of alcohol pasaba la mayor parte de su vida embotada por el alcohol
through a haze of pain she heard the doctor say she'd pull through
to be in a haze andar atontado or aturdido
haze [heɪz]
transitive verb
(US) gastar novatadas a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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