A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (clothing)
a. mitten
Las manoplas me protegen mejor del frío porque los dedos se dan calor entre sí.Mittens give me better protection against the cold because my fingers keep each other warm.
2. (culinary accessory)
a. oven mitt
Voy a regalarle unas nuevas manoplas a abuela.I'm going to get some new oven mitts for grandma.
b. oven glove (United Kingdom)
Saca la bandeja del horno con las manoplas que hay en la cocina.Use the oven gloves in the kitchen to take the baking tray out of the oven.
3. (bathing accessory)
a. mitt
Uso una manopla exfoliante regularmente.I use an exfoliating mitt regularly.
4. (weapon) (Southern Cone)
a. knuckle-duster
Si alguien te da un puñetazo llevando puesta una manopla metálica te romperá la cara.If you're punched by someone wearing a metal knuckle-duster, it'll smash your face in.
b. brass knuckles
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La testigo dijo que los asaltantes llevaban manoplas y navajas.The witness said the attackers had brass knuckles and knives.
5. (piece of armor)
a. gauntlet
Gracias a las manoplas, los caballeros no se herían las manos en las batallas.Thanks to gauntlets, knights didn't injure their hands in battle.
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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. (general)
a. mitten
manopla de cocinaoven glove
1 (guante) (gen) mitten; [de cocina] oven glove; [de baño] bath mitt
Manopla de lufa sirve tanto para masajes secos como bajo el agua siempre y cuando no sean muy enérgicos
2 (Hist) (Técnica) gauntlet
3 (Latinoamérica) (puño de hierro) knuckle-duster
4 (S. Cone) (llave inglesa) spanner
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