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ink(
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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. (substance)
a. la tinta
(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).
I don't like pens with erasable ink, because they leave too many smudges.No me gustan los bolígrafos con tinta que se puede borrar porque dejan demasiados borrones.
2. (computing)
a. la tinta
(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 graphic design company is interested in buying a new ink jet printer.Mi empresa de diseño gráfico está interesada en comprar una impresora nueva de chorro de tinta.
3. (animal)
a. la tinta
(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).
Many cephalopods, like octopi and squids, have ink sacs as a defense mechanism.Muchos cefalópodos, como los pulpos y los calamares, tienen bolsas de tinta como mecanismo de defensa.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(body art)
a. los tatuajes
(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).
Lisa has some awesome ink.Lisa tiene unos tatuajes impresionantes.
b. el tatu
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Who did your ink?¿Quién te hizo el tatu?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (typography)
a. entintar
Before there were printers, plates were inked in order to copy books.Cuando no había impresoras, se entintaban planchas para copiar libros.
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ink
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la tinta
(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. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ink jet (printer)impresora de chorro de tinta
ink padtampón m
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ink [ɪŋk]
noun
tinta (f); (printing ink) tinta (f) de imprenta
in ink con tinta
transitive verb
(Tip) entintar
modifier
ink blot (n) borrón (m) de tinta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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