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pestaña

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pestaña(
pehs
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tah
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nyah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (anatomy)
a. eyelash
Claudia tienes las pestañas largas como su abuela.Claudia has long eyelashes like her grandmother.
Se me quemaron las pestañas al acercarme demasiado a la vela.I burned my eyelashes when I got too close to the candle.
2. (computing)
a. tab
Haz clic en la pestaña "Menú" para conocer los platillos de nuestro restaurante.Click on the "Menu" tab to learn about our restaurant's dishes.
3. (divider)
a. tab
Favor de abrir sus carpetas a la pestaña número tres.Please open your binders to tab number three.
4. (container part)
a. flap
Hay que cerrar bien la pestaña para que no se metan las moscas.Be sure to close the flap well so that the flies don't get in.
b. tab
Tire de la pestaña para abrir la lata.Pull the tab to open the can.
5. (mechanics)
a. flange
Las secciones del poste se atornillan en las pestañas.The pole sections are bolted together at the flanges.
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pestaña
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de párpado)
a. eyelash
2. (fam fig)
a.
quemarse las pestañasto burn the midnight oil
3. (de recortable)
a. flap
4. (mechanical)
a. flange
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pestaña
1 [de ojo] eyelash
no pegué pestaña I didn't get a wink of sleep
quemarse las pestañas (excederse) (gen) to burn one's fingers; (estudiando) to burn the midnight oil
tener pestaña to be pretty smart
2 (Botánica) fringe
3 (saliente) [de caja] flap; [de neumático] rim
4 (España) (policía)
la pestaña the fuzz (muy_familiar); the cops (familiar)
plural
; (p)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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