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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. (geology)
a. eruption
Ese volcán está inactivo. La última erupción fue hace tres mil años.That volcano is dormant. The last eruption occurred three thousand years ago.
2. (medicine)
a. rash
Necesitas ir al dermatólogo. Esa erupción no se ve nada bien.You need to go see a dermatologist. That rash doesn't look good.
b. eruption
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
La erupción cutánea en el rostro del bebé se debió a una alergiaThe cutaneous eruption on the baby's face was caused by a food allergy.
3. (breakout)
a. outbreak
Se envió a la policía antidisturbios para que aplaque la erupción de violencia en las calles.The riot police were deployed to curb the outbreak of violence in the streets.
b. outburst
El retraso causó un estallido de ira entre los pasajeros.The delay caused an outburst of rage among the passengers.
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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. (geology)
a. eruption
en erupciónerupting
2. (medicine)
erupción (cutánea)rash
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1 (Geología) eruption
estar en erupción to be erupting; entrar en erupción to (begin to) erupt
erupción solar solar flare
2 (Med)
erupción cutánea rash; eruption (formal)
3 (estallido) [de violencia] outbreak; explosion; [de ira] outburst
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