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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cutting part of a tool)
a. blade
Hay que afilar las cuchillas del cortacésped.The blades of the lawnmower need to be sharpened.
2. (cutting part of a razor)
a. razor blade
Me corté con la cuchilla cuando me afeitaba las piernas.I cut myself with the razor blade while shaving my legs.
b. blade
Las cuchilla de la navaja de afeitar está extremadamente afilada.The blade of the straight razor is extremely sharp.
3. (cutting part of a plow)
a. colter
La cuchilla está cubierta de lodo después de arar.The colter is covered in mud after plowing.
b. coulter
La cuchilla del arado está muy oxidada.This plough's coulter is quite rusty.
4. (cutting instrument)
a. knife
El ladrón sacó una cuchilla y me dijo que le diera mi cartera.The thief took out a knife and told me to give him my wallet.
b. kitchen knife (culinary)
Pica las cebollas con una cuchilla.Chop the onions with a kitchen knife.
c. cleaver (culinary)
El carnicero troceó el pollo con una cuchilla.The butcher chopped up the chicken with a cleaver.
5. (geography)
a. ridge
El guía de montaña señaló a las cabras que trepaban la cuchilla.The mountain guide pointed at the goats that were climbing the ridge.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. blade
cuchilla de afeitarrazor blade
1 blade
cuchilla de afeitar razor blade
2 (cuchillo) large kitchen knife; [de carnicero] chopper; cleaver
3 [de arado] coulter; colter; (EEUU)
4 (Latinoamérica) (cortaplumas) penknife
5 (Geografía) ridge; crest; (Chile) (colinas) sharp ridge; (Caribe) (cumbre) mountain top
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