opener

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opener(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (opening device)
a. el abridor
(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).
(M)
Brooks needs an opener for his root beer.Brooks necesita un abridor para su cerveza de raíz.
b. el abrelatas
(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).
(M)
(for cans)
We've got plenty of tuna but no opener!Tenemos mucho atún ¡pero no tenemos abrelatas!
c. el sacacorchos
(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).
(M)
(for wine)
Facu showed us a trick for opening a bottle of wine if you don't have an opener.Facu nos enseñó un truco para abrir una botella de vino si no tienes sacacorchos.
d. el destapador
(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).
(M)
(for bottles)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Does anyone have an opener for this beer?¿Alguien tiene un destapador para esta cerveza?
2. (music)
a. el primer número
(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).
(M)
I really liked the band that performed the opener at last night's concert.Me gustó mucho la banda que se presentó como primer número en el concierto de anoche.
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opener [ˈəʊpnəʳ]
noun
1 abridor (m); (bottle opener) sacacorchos (m); (can opener) abrelatas (m)
2 (Teat) etc primer número (m)
3
for openers (US) de entrada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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