A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (material)
a. plastic
Esta botella fue fabricada con plástico reciclado.This bottle was made from recycled plastic.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (made of plastic)
a. plastic
No utilizamos madera. Todos nuestros productos están fabricados con componentes plásticos o metálicos.We don't use wood. All our products are made with plastic or metallic components.
3. (malleable)
a. plastic
Para tu trabajo puedes usar un material plástico, como la arcilla.For your assignment, you can use plastic materials such as clay.
4. (fine arts)
a. plastic
Hay una interesante exposición de artes plásticas y visuales en el Museo de la Ciudad.There is an interesting exhibition featuring plastic and visual arts at the City's Museum.
5. (evocative)
a. expressive
El plástico estilo del autor consigue evocar las emociones de una juventud idealista.The author's expressive style manages to evoke the emotions of an idealistic youth.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. trendy
El festival de música independiente estaba lleno de adolescentes plásticos.The indie music festival was full of trendy teenagers.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (moldeable)
a. plastic
2. (expresivo)
a. expressive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (material)
a. plastic
4. (colloquial)
a. plastic (money)
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1 (gen) plastic
artes plásticas plastic arts
2 [+imagen] expressive; [+descripción] rich; evocative
3 (Centroamérica)
chico plástico young trendy
1 (gen) plastic
es de plástico it's fake; it's not real (familiar)
2 (disco) record; disc
pinchar un plástico spin a disc (familiar)
3 (Mil) plastic explosive
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