meson(
mi
-
zan
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. el mesón
(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).
A meson has greater mass than an electron.Un mesón tiene más masa que un electrón.
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meson [ˈmiːzɒn]
noun
mesón (m)
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mesón(
meh
-
sohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(rural restaurant)
a. inn
Hay un mesón cerca de casa donde podemos ir a almorzar.There's an inn near home where we can go and eat lunch.
b. bar
En este mesón sirven auténticos manjares de la región.In this bar they serve authentic delicacies of the region.
c. tavern
El chef del mesón nos dio la bienvenida con unas cañas cortesía de la casa.The tavern's chef welcomed us with some beers on the house.
2. (lodging house)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. hostel
El mesón en el que nos quedamos durante las vacaciones fue muy barato.The hostel where we stayed during holidays was very cheap.
3. (physics)
a. meson
Los mesones tienen una masa intermedia entre el electrón y el protón.Mesons have an intermediate mass between the electron and the proton.
4. (countertop)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. counter
El cliente me dejó la propina en el mesón y se fue.The customer left the tip on the counter and left.
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mesón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (history)
a. inn
2. (bar, restaurante)
a. old, country-style restaurant and bar
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mesón
1 (Hist) inn; (moderno) restaurant and bar with period décor; olde worlde inn
2 (Centroamérica) (pensión) lodging house; rooming house; (EEUU)
3 (Chile) (Ven) (mostrador) counter
4 (S. Cone) (mesa grande) large table
mesón
(Física) meson
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