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lance

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lance(
lahns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weaponry)
a. la lanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lance splintered into dozens of pieces when it struck his opponent's armor.La lanza se astilló en decenas de pedazos cuando golpeó contra la armadura de su oponente.
2. (medicine)
a. la lanceta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dermatologist pierced the patient's boil with the lance.El dermatólogo perforó el furúnculo del paciente con la lanceta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to pierce)
a. sajar
We're going to lance the abscess to let the fluid drain from it.Vamos a sajar el absceso para dejar que drene el fluido.
b. abrir con lanceta
When the doctor lanced the boil, she cringed, so he gave her some more anesthetic.Cuando el doctor abrió el furúnculo con la lanceta, ella se encogió, así que le dio más anestésico.
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lance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weapon)
a. la lanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (medicine)
a. sajar, abrir con una lanceta
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lance [lɑːns]
noun
(weapon) lanza (f); (Med) lanceta (f);
transitive verb
(Med) abrir con lanceta
modifier
lance corporal (n) (Britain) soldado (m) de primera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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