miasma
Usage note
The plural of "miasma" is "miasmas" or "miasmata."
miasma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fume)
a. el miasma
(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).
Miasmas poured out of the chimneys of the factories.Salían miasmas de las chimeneas de las fábricas a grandes bocanadas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(harmful atmosphere)
a. el miasma
(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 young politician had good intentions, but he was later pulled toward the miasma of corruption.El joven político tenía buenas intenciones, pero luego lo absorbió el miasma de la corrupción.
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miasma [mɪˈæzmə]
noun
miasmas miasmata [mɪˈæzmətə] miasma (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
miasma
miasma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. miasma
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miasma
miasma
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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