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carrete

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carrete(
kah
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rreh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (film and photography)
a. roll of film
Encontré dos carretes y una cámara vieja en una caja en el ático.I found two rolls of film and an old camera in a box in the attic.
2. (sewing)
a. bobbin
El sastre colocó un carrete de hilo rojo en la máquina de coser.The tailor inserted a bobbin with red thread into the sewing machine.
b. reel
Las agujas y los carretes están en el costurero.The needles and the reels are in the sewing box.
3. (fishing)
a. reel
El sedal se enredó en el carrete de la caña de pescar.The line got tangled up in the reel of the fishing rod.
4. (electricity)
a. coil
Tenemos que reemplazar uno de los carretes del circuito eléctrico.We need to replace one of the coils in the electrical circuit.
5. (slide projector)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. carousel
Este carrete tiene diapositivas a color que fueron tomadas hace dos décadas.This carousel contains color slides taken three decades ago.
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carrete
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de hilo)
a. bobbin, reel
2. (de alambre)
a. coil
3. (de pesca)
a. reel
4. (photography)
a. roll (of film)
dar carrete a alguiento draw somebody out
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carrete
1 (Fotografía) film
2 (Cos) reel; bobbin
dar carrete a algn to keep sb amused o entertained
estuvo dándole carrete a tu madre toda la noche yo le daré carrete para que vosotros le preparéis la sorpresa
tiene carrete para rato she could gab all day (familiar)
3 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) coil
carrete de encendido (Automóviles) ignition coil
carrete de inducción induction coil
4 (Pesca) reel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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