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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. (rung of a staircase)
a. step
La escalera que lleva al segundo piso tiene 25 gradas.The stairway that leads to the second floor has 25 steps.
b. stair
Nos tomamos una foto en las gradas de piedra que llevaban al templo.We took a picture on the stone stairs that led to the temple.
2. (tier of seats)
a. row
No compramos nuestros boletos al mismo tiempo, así que no vamos a sentarnos en la misma grada.We didn't buy our tickets at the same time, so we're sitting in different rows.
3. (religious)
a. predella
El sacerdote subió la grada y empezó a dar su sermón desde el altar.The priest ascended the predella and began to issue his sermon from the altar.
4. (nautical)
a. slip
Los soldadores se subieron a la grada y comenzaron a trabajar en la nave.The welders jumped onto the slip and started working on the ship.
b. slipway
Cuando los hombres terminaron de arreglar el barco, lo botaron desde la grada hasta el agua.When the men finished repairing the ship, they launched it from the slipway into the water.
5. (agriculture)
a. harrow
El granjero fijó la grada del disco al tractor y aró el campo.The farmer attached the disk harrow to the tractor and plowed the field.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (staircase)
a. flight of stairs
La condesa salió del palacio y bajó las gradas hasta llegar a su automóvil.The countess exited the palace and descended the flight of stairs until she arrived at her automobile
7. (set of seats)
a. stands
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta vez, Pablo no jugó y tuvo que mirar el partido desde las gradas.This time, Pablo didn't play and had to watch the game from the stands.
b. terraces (United Kingdom)
Nos sentamos en las gradas del teatro abierto cinco minutos antes de que empiece la función.We sat in the terraces of the open theater five minutes before the play began.
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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. (peldaño)
a. step
2. (theater)
a. row
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1 (asiento) tier; row of seats
asientos de grada stands; la(s) grada(s) the stands; the terraces; the terracing; un gol coreado en la(s) grada(s) a goal which was hailed in the stands o on the terraces o on the terracing
2 (peldaño) step; stair; (Religión) altar step;gradas (escalinata) flight
of steps; (s)
(And) (S. Cone) paved terrace
in front of a building; (s) (in front of a building)
3 (Náutica) [de construcción] slip; [de reparaciones] slipway
gradas de construcción
4 (azada) harrow
grada de disco disk harrow
grada de mano hoe; cultivator
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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