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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medicine)
a. inflammation
Fui al médico porque la inflamación de la garganta era muy dolorosa.I went to the doctor because the inflammation in my throat was very painful.
2. (physics)
a. ignition
La materia alcanzó su temperatura de inflamación y empezó a arder.The matter reached its ignition temperature and caught fire.
b. combustion
Cuando se produce la inflamación, la sustancia seguirá ardiendo aunque no esté cerca de la fuente de calor.When combustion takes place, the substance will keep burning even if it is not close to the source of heat.
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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. (medicine)
a. inflammation
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1 (Med) inflammation
2 (Física) ignition; combustion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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