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jack(
jahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (tool)
a. el gato
(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)
I need to change a flat tire, and the jack is broken.Tengo que cambiar un neumático pinchado y el gato está roto.
b. la gata
(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)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
The spare tire and the jack are in the trunk.La goma de auxilio y la gata están en el maletero.
2. (electricity)
a. el enchufe hembra
(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)
Can you help me install this cable jack?¿Podrías ayudarme a poner este enchufe hembra?
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)
The plug goes into this jack.El enchufe va en esta toma.
3. (card games)
a. la jota
(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)
(in French deck)
You can play either a jack or a queen.Puedes tirar una jota o una reina.
b. la sota
(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)
(in Spanish deck)
Tim manged to win the hand with his jack.Tim consiguió ganar la mano con su sota.
4. (bowling)
a. el boliche
(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)
The players throw their balls at the jack.Los jugadores lanzan las bolas al boliche.
5. (fish)
a. el lucio
(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)
We didn't fish much today, just a couple of jacks.Hoy no pescamos mucho, solo un par de lucios.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(man)
a. el tipo
(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)
Every jack that took part in that war will be scarred for life.Cada uno de los tipos que participó en esa guerra tendrá una cicatriz de por vida.
b. el quisque
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
That's the sports car that every jack wants to own.Ese es el deportivo que todo quisque quisiera tener.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to steal)
a. afanar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I just saw you trying to jack that blind man's money!¡Te vi tratando de afanar el dinero del ciego!
Jack
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
8. (name)
a. Jack
My brother is called Jack, after my grandfather.Mi hermano se llama Jack, como mi abuelo.
jacks
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (game)
a. los cantillos
(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)
The only thing kids could do for fun was to play jacks.La única diversión que tenían los niños era jugar a los cantillos.
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jack
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person)
a.
every man jack of themtodo quisque
he is a jack of all tradeshace or sabe hacer un poco de todo
2. (for car)
a. el gato
(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)
3. (in cards)
a. la jota
(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)
4. (in spanish cards)
a. la sota
(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)
5. (electric)
a. la clavija
(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)
(plug)
6. (socket)
a. el clavijero
(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)
jack rabbitliebre f americana
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jack [dʒæk]
noun
1 (Aut) (Téc) gato (m); gata (f); (LAm)
2 (Electricity and Electronics) toma (f) de corriente; enchufe (m) hembra
3 (Bowling) boliche (m)
4 (Cards) (in ordinary pack of cards) jota (f); (in Spanish pack) sota (f)
5 (also bootjack) sacabotas (m)
6 (Náut) marinero (m)
7 (fish) lucio (m) joven
8 jacks (game) cantillos (m)
modifier
jack plane (n) garlopa (f)
jack plug (n) enchufe (m) de clavija
jack rabbit (n) (US) liebre (f) americana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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