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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. (tear)
a. split
La hendidura en el tronco del árbol fue causado por un relámpago.The split in the tree trunk was caused by a bolt of lightning.
b. cut
A Juan se le marcó una hendidura profunda en el rostro después del accidente.Juan's face was marked by a deep cut following the accident.
2. (crevice)
a. crack
Contratamos a un experto para determinar qué gravedad tienen las hendiduras que aparecieron en la pared.We hired an expert to determine how serious the cracks that have appeared on the walls are.
b. fissure
Un golpe fuerte en una roca puede provocar hendiduras siguiendo los planos de clivaje.A hard blow to a rock can cause fissures along cleavage planes.
3. (medicine)
a. cleft
Mariana viajará a Europa para que le operen la hendidura que tiene en el paladar.Mariana will travel to Europe so that the cleft she has in her palate can be operated on.
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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. (en carne, piel)
a. cut, split
2. (en piedra, madera)
a. crack
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1 (grieta) (en pared, superficie) crack
2 (corte) cleft; split
3 (Geología) rift; fissure
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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