hojalata

hojalata(
oh
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hah
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lah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (material)
a. tin
Carlos convirtió un pedazo de hojalata en un rallador de queso.Carlos fashioned a piece of tin into a cheese grater.
El techo del cobertizo de las bicicletas era de hojalata.The roof of the bike shelter was made out of tin.
b. corrugated iron
La escultura está hecha de hojalata y por eso no pesa nada.The sculpture is made of corrugated iron and that's why it's so light.
c. tinplate
Me corté el dedo con un trozo afilado de hojalata.I cut my finger on a sharp piece of tinplate.
d. tin plate
La lluvia hacía un ruido muy fuerte al chocar contra el techo de hojalata.The rain made a loud noise when it fell on the tin plate roof.
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hojalata
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. tin plate
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hojalata
tin; tinplate; (Latinoamérica) corrugated iron;
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