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mina
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mina(
mee
-
nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (excavation)
a. mine
Mi padre trabajó cuarenta años en una mina de carbón.My father worked in a coal mine for forty years.
2. (source)
a. gold mine (of wealth)
Si el barrio se aburguesara, esos solares podrían ser una mina.If the neighborhood becomes gentrified, those properties could be a gold mine.
b. mine (of information)
Este blog es una mina de conocimientos musicales.This blog is a mine of musical knowledge.
3. (explosive)
a. mine
El soldado murió al pisar una mina mientras caminaba por la selva.The soldier died when he stepped on a mine while walking in the jungle.
4. (graphite in a pencil)
a. lead
Se me rompió la mina del lápiz. ¿Tienes un sacapuntas?My pencil lead broke. Do you have a pencil sharpener?
5. (tunnel)
a. gallery
El general les ordenó cavar una mina bajo la muralla para volarla.The general ordered them to dig a gallery under the wall to blow it up.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(woman) (Southern Cone)
a. chick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La mina que acaba de entrar sí que es linda.The chick who just walked in sure is pretty.
b. bird
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Creo que a esa mina le gustas, Carlos.I think that bird fancies you, Carlos.
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mina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geol & mil)
a. mine
mina de carbón/orocoal/gold mine
2. (cosa rentable)
a. goldmine
3. (de lápiz)
a. lead
4. (colloquial) (Southern Cone)
a. bird (United Kingdom)
b. chick
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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mina
1 (Minería) mine
mina a cielo abierto opencast mine; open cut mine; (EEUU)
mina de carbón mina hullera coal mine
2 (galería) gallery; (pozo) shaft
3 (Mil) (Náutica) mine
mina antipersonal anti-personnel mine
mina terrestre land mine
4 [de lápiz] lead
5 (ganga) (also mina de oro) gold mine
este negocio es una mina (de oro) this business is a gold mine
mina de información mine of information
mina
(S. Cone) (mujer) bird (familiar); chick (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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