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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. sunstroke
Me quedé dormido al sol y me dio una terrible insolación.I fell asleep in the sun and I got terrible sunstroke.
2. (weather)
a. sunshine
En Islandia, la insolación puede durar solo dos o tres horas durante el invierno.In winter in Iceland there may be only two or three hours of sunshine.
b. insolation
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
Una mayor insolación ocasiona cambios en los océanos del planeta.Increased insolation gives rise to changes in the world's oceans.
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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. sunstroke
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1 (Med) sunstroke
coger una insolación to get sunstroke
2 (Meteorología) sunshine
horas de insolación hours of sunshine; la insolación media diaria es de ... the average hours of daily sunshine is ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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tengo una insolación
I got a sunstroke
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