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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. (wheel)
a. pulley
La polea de madera está unida a una cinta metálica.The wood pulley is connected to a metallic belt.
2. (mechanism)
a. tackle
Gracias a las poleas, los obreros son capaces de subir cargas pesadas a las plantas más altas.Thanks to the tackle, the workers are able to lift heavy weights to the top floors.
3. (nautical)
a. tackle
Los pescadores sacaban del mar las redes utilizando una polea.The fishermen took the nets out of the sea using a tackle.
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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. (general)
a. pulley
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pulley; (Automóviles) fan belt; (Náutica) tackle; tackle block;
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