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báscula
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báscula(
bahs
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koo
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lah
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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. (balance)
a. scales
La enfermera le pidió que se subiera a la báscula para pesarlo.The nurse asked him to get on the scales to weigh him.
b. scale
Tengo una báscula en mi baño que prefiero no usar.I have a bathroom scale that I prefer not to use.
c. weighbridge (for vehicles)
Los camiones se pesan en una báscula antes de ser embarcados.The trucks are weighed on a weighbridge before being loaded.
2. (engineering)
a. bascule
El puente levadizo de báscula es el más común.The bascule drawbridge is the most common.
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báscula
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. scales
báscula de baño/de precisiónbathroom/precision scales
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báscula
(con plato) scales
plural
; (p)
weighing machine;
(romana) steelyard; (para camiones) weighbridge
báscula biestable flip-flop; toggle
báscula de(l) baño bathroom scales
plural
; (p)
báscula de cocina kitchen scales
plural
; (p)
Para hacer la experiencia necesitarás: guantes de goma, bolsas de basura, [báscula de cocina,] papel, lápiz.
báscula de puente weighbridge
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