A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (place to swim in) (River Plate)
a. swimming pool
Me encantaría tener una casa con pileta para bañarme en verano.I'd love to have a house with a swimming pool so I could have a swim in summer.
b. pool
Prefiero nadar en la pileta a nadar en el mar.I prefer swimming in the pool to swimming in the sea.
2. (kitchen sink) (River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. sink
Tenemos que fregar porque ya no caben más platos en la pileta.We need to wash the dishes because we can't get any more plates in the sink.
3. (bathroom sink) (River Plate)
a. sink
Compramos una pileta rosa para el baño nuevo.We bought a pink sink for the new bathroom.
b. washbowl
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La pileta está tan alta que los chicos no llegan para lavarse las manos.The washbowl is so high that the children can't reach to wash their hands.
c. washbasin (United Kingdom)
No soporto que la gente deje restos de pasta de dientes en la pileta.I can't stand people leaving bits of toothpaste in the washbasin.
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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. (general)
a. swimming pool (River Plate)
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1 (gen) basin; bowl; [de cocina] sink; (artesa) trough;
2 (Latinoamérica) [de baño] wash basin
pileta de natación swimming pool
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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