nipple

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nipple(
nih
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puhl
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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. (anatomy)
a. el pezón
(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).
(on women)
When doing a breast exam on oneself, It is important to look for any changes in the look of your nipples.Al hacerse un autoexamen de senos, es importante fijarse si hay cambios en el aspecto de los pezones.
b. la tetilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on men)
Juan thought he was having a heart attack because he had chest pain close to his left nipple.Juan pensó que estaba teniendo un infarto porque sintió un dolor en el pecho cerca de la tetilla izquierda.
2. (on a baby's bottle)
a. la tetina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need to buy baby formula and new nipples for the baby's bottle.Necesito comprar leche para el bebé y tetinas nuevas para el biberón.
b. el chupón
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You need to wash the baby's bottle and the nipple very well, and make sure there is no milk residue in them.Tienes que lavar muy bien el biberón y el chupón, y asegurarte de que no les queden residuos de leche.
3. (mechanics)
a. la boquilla roscada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fitting connector)
My bathroom sink is leaking because the nipple on the plumbing rotted out.Mi lavamanos está goteando porque la boquilla roscada de la tubería se corroyó.
b. el manguito de unión
(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).
(fitting connector)
To repair the pipes, you need to buy a new bronze valve and a nipple.Para reparar la tubería, necesitas comprar una válvula de bronce nueva y un manguito de unión.
c. el engrasador
(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).
(grease nipple)
Remember to put lubricant through the nipple located on the top of the lawn-mower motor.Recuerda poner lubricante en el engrasador que está en la parte de arriba del motor de la podadora.
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nipple
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (female)
a. el pezón
(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).
2. (male)
a. la tetilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (on baby's bottle)
a. la tetilla f, tetina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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nipple [ˈnɪpl]
noun
1 (Anat) [of female] pezón (m); [of male] tetilla (f); (on baby's bottle) tetina (f);
2 (Mec) boquilla (f) roscada; manguito (m) de unión; (for greasing) engrasador (m); pezón (m) de engrase
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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