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lámina

lámina(
lah
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mee
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nah
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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. (flattened material)
a. sheet
Se utilizaron láminas de acero en la construcción del techo.Steel sheets were used in the construction of the roof.
Suzie colocó una lámina de papel aluminio arriba de la tarta para que no se quemara.Suzie placed a sheet of aluminum foil over her pie to keep it from burning.
b. plate
La cúpula se revistió con láminas de cobre.The cupola was covered with copper plate.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El chocolate está recubierto con una lámina de oro comestible.The chocolate is covered with edible gold leaf.
La estatua no es de plata sino que está recubierta con una lámina de plata.The statue is silver-plated rather than silver.
2. (printing)
a. plate (metal plate)
Ya está lista la lámina con el diseño para estampar.The plate with the design on it is now ready to be used for printing.
3. (drawing)
a. illustration (picture in book)
El libro contiene láminas para colorear.The book has illustrations in it for coloring in.
b. plate (book illustration on quality paper)
El libro tiene 30 láminas a todo color y diez en blanco y negro.The book has 30 full-color plates and ten black-and-white ones.
c. print (copy of a picture)
En el museo, se venden cuadros y láminas.Pictures and prints are sold at the museum.
4. (engraved picture)
a. engraving
En esta lámina, se ve un templo griego.In this engraving, we can see a Greek temple.
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lámina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (plancha)
a. sheet
2. (placa)
a. plate
3. (rodaja)
a. slice
4. (grabado)
a. engraving
5. (dibujo)
a. plate
lámina
(gen) sheet; (Fotografía) (Tipografía) plate; (grabado) engraving; (en libro) plate; illustration; (Informática) chip
lámina de queso slice of cheese
lámina de silicio silicon wafer
láminas de acero sheet steel
singular
; (s)
lámina
(And) rogue; rascal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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