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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (ricochet)
a. bounce
La superficie de la cancha dura es óptima para el rebote.Hard-court surfaces give the best bounce.
2. (sports)
a. rebound
Marlon atrapó la bola después del rebote y la encestó en la red.Marlon caught the ball on the rebound and scored a basket.
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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. (bote)
a. bounce, bouncing
2. (fig)
de reboteby chance, indirectly
3. (sports)
a. rebound
de reboteon the rebound
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
coger o pillarse un reboteto get cheesed off, pissed
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bounce; rebound
de rebote (en el segundo bote) on the rebound; (de rechazo) indirectly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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