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lifeboat
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lifeboat(
layf
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bot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ship-based boat)
a. el bote salvavidas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ship's lifeboats can carry 20 passengers each.Los botes salvavidas del buque pueden llevar 20 pasajeros cada uno.
Under current regulations, every ship should have enough lifeboats to accommodate 100% of their passengers.Bajo las regulaciones de hoy, cada embarcación debe tener suficientes botes salvavidas para acomodar al 100% de sus pasajeros.
2. (rescue boat)
a. la lancha de salvamento
(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 rescue station was alerted to a ship in distress, so a lifeboat was dispatched to assist.La estación de rescate fue alertada a un barco en peligro, así que una lancha de salvamento fue enviada para ayudar.
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lifeboat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (from coast)
a. la lancha de salvamento
(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).
2. (on ship)
a. el bote salvavidas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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lifeboat [ˈlaɪfbəʊt]
noun
(from shore) lancha (f) de socorro; (from ship) bote (m) salvavidas;
modifier
lifeboat station (n) estación (f) de lanchas de socorro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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