montura(
mohn
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too
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of assembling)
a. assemby
La montura de las camas marineras nos costó mucho trabajo porque no teníamos las herramientas adecuadas.The assembly of the bunkbeds took some work because we didn't have the right tools.
2. (optics)
a. frame
La montura de estas gafas es barata, pero los cristales son caros.The frame of these glasses is cheap, but the lenses are expensive.
b. frames
¡Me encanta esta montura roja! ¿Cuánto cuesta?I love these red frames! How much are they?
3. (jewelery)
a. setting
La montura plateada se desprendió del anillo.The silver setting detached from the ring.
b. mount
El joyero utilizó una montura dorada para la amatista.The jeweler used a gold mount for the amethyst.
4. (animal one rides)
a. mount
El jinete montó en la montura y lo arreó.The rider got onto the mount and spurred it.
5. (horseback riding)
a. saddle
La montura del caballo está hecha de cuero estampado.The horse's saddle is made of stamped leather.
b. harness
La montura de la yegua rodada se quedó en la camioneta.The harness for the dappled mare is in the truck.
c. trappings
Allá en esa ventanilla te pueden rentar la montura para tu caballo.Over there at that counter they can rent you the trappings for your horse.
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montura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cabalgadura)
a. mount
2. (arreos)
a. harness
3. (silla)
a. saddle
4. (soporte; de gafas)
a. frame
5. (de joyas)
a. mounting
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montura
1 [de gafas] frame; [de joya] mount; setting
2 (animal) mount
3 (silla) saddle; (arreos) harness; trappings
plural
; (p)
cabalgar sin montura to ride bareback
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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