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sonda
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sonda(
sohn
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dah
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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.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(nautical)
a. sounding line
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
La sonda del barco estimó que las aguas del lago eran poco profundas.The ship's sounding line estimated that the lake was not very deep.
b. lead line
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
La sonda llegó rápidamente a tocar el lecho marino.The lead line was soon able to touch the seabed.
2. (medicine)
a. probe
El enfermero introdujo la sonda en la vejiga para drenar la orina del paciente.The nurse introduced the probe into the bladder to drain the patient's urine.
b. catheter
El paciente está hidratado porque le meten suero por la sonda.The patient is hydrated because he gets intravenous fluids through the catheter.
3. (mineralogy)
a. drill
Los ingenieros diseñaron una sonda que perforaba la tierra más rápidamente que cualquier otra máquina.Engineers designed a drill that bore into the earth faster than any other machine.
b. bore
La sonda perforó un enorme agujero en el terreno.The bore drilled a huge hole in the ground.
4. (exploratory spacecraft)
a. probe
Los astronautas se sorprendieron cuando la sonda indicó la presencia de agua.The astronauts were surprised when the probe indicated the presence of water.
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sonda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (med & mec)
a. probe
sonda espacialspace probe
sonda gástricastomach pump
2. (nautical)
a. sounding line
3. (mineralogy)
a. drill, bore
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sonda
1 (acción) sounding
2 (Med) probe
3 (Náutica) lead
sonda acústica echo sounder
sonda espacial space probe
4 (Técnica) bore; drill
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