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batea
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batea(
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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. (tableware)
a. tray
El sirviente trajo una batea con manzanas, peras y uvas.The servant brought a tray with apples, pears, and grapes.
2. (mining)
a. washing pan
José levantó su batea del agua y vio una pepita de oro.Jose raised his washing pan from the water and saw a gold nugget.
3. (container)
a. trough
La lavandera salió y lavó las camisas en la batea.The washerwoman went outside and washed the shirts in the trough.
4. (nautical)
a. punt
A los turistas les encanta navegar el estrecho río que divide la ciudad en una batea.Tourists love to cruise in a punt along the narrow river that divides the city.
b. flat-bottomed boat
Esta batea puede transportar a 12 pasajeros máximo.This flat-bottomed boat can carry 12 passengers maximum.
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batea
1 (bandeja) tray
2 (Latinoamérica) (artesa para lavar) washing trough
3 (Minería) washing pan
4 (Ferro) flat car; low waggon
5 (Náutica) flat-bottomed boat; punt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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