machine

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machine(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics)
a. la máquina
(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).
(F)
The new machine helps us do the work much faster.La nueva máquina nos ayuda a hacer el trabajo mucho más rápido.
b. el aparato
(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).
(M)
I bought a machine that dices vegetables for you.Compré un aparato que te pica las verduras.
c. la lavadora
(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).
(F)
(for washing)
The clothes are in the machine. Will you hang them when they're done?La ropa está en la lavadora. ¿La tiendes cuando termine?
d. el lavarropas
(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).
(M)
, la lavarropas
(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).
(F)
(for washing) (River Plate)
Have you put softener in the machine?¿Metiste suavizante al lavarropas?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(vehicle)
a. la máquina
(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).
(F)
(car or motorcycle)
Your dad is in the garage working on the machine.Tu papá está en el garaje trabajando en la máquina.
b. el aparato
(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).
(M)
(airplane)
This Piper Cub is an incredible machine.Este Piper Cub es un aparato increíble.
3. (organization)
a. el aparato
(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).
(M)
My manager isn't bad, but he's just a product of the corporate machine.Mi gerente no es mala persona, solo que es un producto del aparato corporativo.
b. la maquinaria
(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).
(F)
The campaign is part of the government's propaganda machine.La campaña es parte de la maquinaria propagandística del gobierno.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to manufacture)
a. fabricar a máquina (tools or parts)
He machines specialized tools for carpenters.Fabrica a máquina herramientas especializadas para carpinteros.
b. coser a máquina (clothes)
This shirt will be a little more complicated job. You'll have to machine it.Esta camisa será una tarea un poco más complicada. La tendrás que coser a máquina.
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machine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la máquina
(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).
(F)
he's a machine!¡es (como) una máquina!
party/propaganda machineaparato del partido/propagandístico
2. (computers)
a.
machine codecódigo máquina
machine gunametralladora f
3. (computers)
a.
machine languagelenguaje máquina
machine shoptaller de máquinas
machine toolmáquina herramienta
4. (computers)
a.
machine translationtraducción automática
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (ind)
a. producir a máquina
6. (with sewing machine)
a. coser a máquina
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machine [məˈʃiːn]
noun
1 (gen) máquina (f); aparato (m); (machinery) maquinaria (f)
2 (referring to particular appliance) (car, motorbike) máquina (f); (aeroplane) aparato (m); (cycle) bicicleta (f); (washing machine) lavadora (f)
it's a great machine. It goes really fast
3 (Pol) organización (f); aparato (m)
transitive verb
(Téc) elaborar a máquina; (Cos) coser a máquina;
modifier
mecánico; (hecho) a máquina
machine age (n) era (f) de las máquinas
machine code (n) (Comput) lenguaje (m) (de) máquina
machine error (n) error (m) de la máquina
machine gun (n) ametralladora (f)
machine gunner (n) ametrallador (m)
machine intelligence (n) inteligencia (f) artificial
machine language (n) lenguaje (m) (de) máquina
machine operator (n) operarioaoperaria (m) (f);a operaria maquinista (m)
machine pistol (n) metralleta (f)
machine shop (n) taller (m) de máquinas
machine time (n) tiempo (m) de máquina
machine tool (n) máquina (f) herramienta
machine translation (n) traducción (f) automática
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