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estría
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
estría(
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tree
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ah
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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. (anatomy)
a. stretch mark
Me quedaron muchas estrías luego del embarazo.I had a lot of stretch marks after my pregnancy.
2. (carving)
a. groove
Las estrías ayudan a evacuar el agua de lluvia.The grooves help to clear rainwater.
3. (architecture)
a. flute
Las estrías de la columna se tallaron a mano.The flutes on the column were carved by hand.
4. (geology)
a. striation
Sabemos que había un glaciar aquí porque estas rocas tienen estrías.We know there was a glacier here because these rocks have striations.
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estría
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (surco)
a. groove
2. (en la piel)
a. stretch mark
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estría
1 (Anatomía) stretch mark
2 (Archit) flute; fluting
3 (Biología) (Geología) striation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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