outlet
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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. (socket)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tomacorriente
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
There is only one outlet in this room.Hay solo un tomacorriente en este cuarto.
b. la toma de corriente
(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).
For safety, there should be an outlet on each wall.Por razones de seguridad, debe haber una toma de corriente en cada pared.
c. el enchufe
(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).
Electricity doesn't run through this outlet; it's broken.Por este enchufe no corre la electricidad; está dañado.
2. (commerce)
a. la tienda
(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).
The company has outlets throughout the country.La empresa tiene tiendas por todo el país.
b. la sucursal
(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).
We opened a new outlet on the other side of town.Abrimos una sucursal nueva al otro lado de la ciudad.
c. la salida
(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).
The preferred outlet for our produce is the local farmers market.La salida preferida para nuestros productos es el mercado local de agricultores.
d. el punto de venta
(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).
We have an outlet for our products in every major mall in the country.Tenemos un punto de venta para nuestros productos en cada uno de los centros comerciales del país.
e. el outlet
(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).
We're going to the outlets tomorrow to buy a suitcase.Vamos a los outlets mañana para comprar una maleta.
3. (vent)
a. la salida
(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).
The outlet valve opens when the steam pressure goes above 200 pounds per square inch.La válvula de salida se abre cuando la presión de vapor supera las 200 libras por pulgada cuadrada.
4. (drain)
a. el desagüe
(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).
We need to install an outlet for the rainwater on the patio.Hay que instalar un desagüe para el agua pluvial en el patio.
b. la desembocadura
(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).
There are strong opposing currents at the river outlet.Hay fuertes corrientes en contra en la desembocadura del río.
5. (for emotions and talent)
a. la válvula de escape
(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).
Imelda uses gardening as an outlet for stress.Imelda usa la jardinería como una válvula de escape para el estrés.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (draining)
a. de escape
The steam coming out of the outlet valve is extremely hot.El vapor que sale de la válvula de escape está extremadamente caliente.
b. de desagüe
The outlet pipe must slope downward to avoid blockages.El conducto de desagüe debe tener pendiente hacia abajo para evitar estancamientos.
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outlet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for water)
a. el desagüe
(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. (for steam)
a. la salida
(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. (for talents, energy)
a. la válvula de escape
(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).
4. (shop)
a. el punto de venta
(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).
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outlet [ˈaʊtlet]
noun
1 (for water etc) salida (f); (drain) desagüe (m); distribuidora (f); [of river] desembocadura (f);
2 (Comm) (shop) tienda (f); (agency) sucursal (f); (market) mercado (m); salida (f)
to find an outlet for a product encontrar una salida or un mercado para un producto
3 (US) (Electricity and Electronics) toma (f)
4 (for emotion, talents etc) desahogo (m)
it provides an outlet for his energies ofrece una válvula de escape para su energía
modifier
(Téc) de salida; [+drain] de desagüe; [+valve] de escape;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
outlet
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outlet(
owt
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leht
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (store)
a. outlet
A la vuelta de mi casa, pusieron un outlet de electrodomésticos.Round the corner, there's a new electric appliance outlet.
2. (mall)
a. outlet mall
Una gran proporción de los artículos que se venden en los outlets son específicos para outlets, es decir, no se venden en las tiendas de primera línea.A large proportion of the items sold at outlet malls are outlet-specific, that is, they're not sold at mainline stores.
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