intake

intake(
ihn
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teyk
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (consumption)
a. el consumo
(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).
(M)
You need to increase your intake of vitamin C.Tienes que aumentar tu consumo de vitamina C.
b. la ingesta
(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).
(F)
If you reduce your alcohol intake, you'll experience health benefits.Si reduces tu ingesta de alcohol, tu salud se beneficiará.
2. (mechanics)
a. la entrada
(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).
(F)
The intake of air was slowed because the filter was dirty.La entrada de aire estaba reducida porque el filtro estaba sucio.
b. la toma
(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).
(F)
Without the proper intake of fuel, the engine won't run properly.Sin la toma de combustible adecuada, el motor no funcionará bien.
3. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. la matrícula
(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).
(F)
(students who enroll)
The headmaster will be pleased to know that this year's intake is larger than expected.Al director le agradará saber que la matrícula de este año es mayor que la esperada.
4. (biology)
a. inhalación (of breath)
With a large intake of air, she went back under the water.Con una gran inhalación de aire, volvió a meterse en el agua.
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intake
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of alcohol, calories)
a. la ingestión
(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).
(F)
2. (of pupils, recruits)
a. la remesa
(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).
(F)
intake [ˈɪnteɪk]
noun
1 (Téc) [of air, gas etc] entrada (f); [of water] toma (f)
2 (quantity) [of food] consumo (m)
what is your student intake? ¿cuántos alumnos se matriculan (cada año)?
modifier
intake valve (n) válvula (f) de admisión; válvula (f) de entrada
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