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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. (on a railroad)
a. tie
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las traviesas tradicionalmente eran de madera, pero hoy en día el cemento se utiliza ampliamente.Ties were traditionally made of wood, but concrete is now widely used.
b. sleeper (United Kingdom)
En el Reino Unido, las traviesas de plástico son menos comunes que las de madera.In the United Kingdom, plastic sleepers are less common than wood sleepers.
2. (construction)
a. crossbeam
Estas dos traviesas sostienen el techo.These two crossbeams support the roof.
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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. (railroad)
a. sleeper (United Kingdom)
b. tie
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (construction)
a. crossbeam, tie beam
1 (Archit) (viga) crossbeam
2 (Ferro) sleeper; tie; (EEUU)
3 (Minería) cross gallery
fuimos (a) campo traviesa we went across country
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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