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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of blinking)
a. blinking
Su parpadeo constante se debió a una pestaña en el ojo.Her constant blinking was due to an eyelash in her eye.
2. (intermittence of light)
a. flickering
El parpadeo del bombillo indica que hay baja tensión.The flickering of the light bulb indicates that the voltage is low.
b. blinking
Cambié el bombillo por uno nuevo porque el parpadeo me estaba volviendo loco.I changed the light bulb for a new one because the blinking was annoying me.
c. twinkling (star)
La turbulencia atmosférica es lo que provoca el parpadeo de las estrellas cuando se las mira a simple vista.Atmospheric turbulence is what causes the twinkling of the stars when they are viewed with the naked eye.
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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. (de ojos)
a. blinking
2. (de luz)
a. flickering
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[de ojos] blinking; [de luz] flickering; [de estrella] twinkling;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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