neutro

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neutro(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (betraying no particular characteristics or emotions)
a. neutral
Gonzalo tenía una expresión neutra en su rostro, pero yo sabía que por dentro se sentía triste.Gonzalo had a neutral expression on his face, but I knew that he was feeling sad deep inside.
2. (impartial)
a. neutral
El autor del artículo adoptó un tono neutro.The author of the article adopted a neutral tone.
3. (biology)
a. neuter
Las abejas obreras son de género neutro porque carecen de órganos reproductivos.Worker bees are of neuter gender because they lack reproductive organs.
4. (physics)
a. neutral
Los neutrones, a diferencia de los protones y los electrones, tienen una carga neutra.Neutrons, unlike protons and electrons, have a neutral charge.
5. (chemistry)
a. neutral
El agua tenía un pH neutro hasta que le agregamos la solución alcalina.The water had a neutral pH before adding the alkaline solution.
6. (grammar)
a. neuter
"Wine" es un sustantivo neutro y singular."Wine" is a neuter, singular noun.
7. (color)
a. neutral
El rojo contrasta con los colores neutros en el fondo.The red contrasts with the neutral colors in the background.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
8. (grammar)
a. neuter
En esta lengua, el neutro se utiliza para objetos.In this language, the neuter is used for objects.
9. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. neutral
Pone el freno de mano y deja el coche en neutro.Pull the hand brake and leave the car in neutral.
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neutro
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (color, actitud, voz)
a. neutral
2. (biol & gram)
a. neuter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (grammar)
a. neuter
4. (marcha)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. neutral
neutro
adjective
1 (gen) neutral
2 (Biología) neuter; sexless
abeja neutra worker bee
3 (Lingüística) neuter
género neutro neuter; verbo neutro intransitive verb
(Lingüística) neuter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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