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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. (act of shaking)
a. shake
Soñé que me caía y sentí en mi cuerpo una sacudida que me despertó.I dreamed that I was falling and I felt a shake in my body which woke me up.
b. shaking
La sacudida de la ropa vieja levantó mucho polvo.Shaking the old clothes raised a lot of dust.
2. (sudden movement)
a. blast (of an explosion)
La sacudida de la explosión se sintió en varias manzanas a la redonda.The blast of the explosion was felt in several blocks around.
b. tremor (of an earthquake)
Se sintió la sacudida del terremoto en todo el edificio.You could feel the earthquake's tremor throughout the whole building.
c. toss (of the head)
Una sacudida con la cabeza me despertó de la siesta.A toss of the head woke me up from my siesta.
d. jolt
El coche pegó una sacudida por culpa de una ráfaga de viento.The car gave a jolt because of a gust of wind.
e. jerk
El tren se detuvo con una sacudida que despertó a quienes dormían en el vagón.The train stopped with a jerk which woke up the people sleeping in the wagon.
f. electric shock (from electricity)
El niño metió los dedos en el enchufe y le dio una sacudida.The child stuck his fingers in the socket and he got an electric shock.
3. (emotional disturbance)
a. shock
La muerte de su madre fue una gran sacudida para Marta.The death of her mother was a great shock for Marta.
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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. (movimiento)
a. shake
2. (de la cabeza)
a. toss
3. (de tren, coche)
a. jolt
4. (terremoto)
a. tremor
5. (conmoción)
a. shock
sacudida eléctricaelectric shock
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1 (agitación) shake; shaking
dar una sacudida a una alfombra to beat a carpet; avanzar dando sacudidas to bump o jolt o lurch along
2 (movimiento brusco) [de cuerpo, rodilla] jerk; [de cabeza] toss
3 [de terremoto] shock; [de explosión] blast
la sacudida de la bomba llegó hasta aquí the bomb blast could be felt here
sacudida eléctrica electric shock
4 (alteración brusca) [de situación] violent change; (Política) upheaval
hay que darle una sacudida he needs a jolt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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