residuo
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residuo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (chemistry)
a. residue
El residuo que quedó en el balón de destilación es tóxico.The residue left in the distillation flask is toxic.
2. (leftovers)
a. residue
El osito de peluche era el único residuo del amor que Luis sintió por ella.The teddy bear is the only residue of the love Luis felt for her.
b. remains
Los perros se comieron el residuo de la cena.The dogs ate the remains of the dinner.
3. (mathematics)
a. remainder
El residuo de la división de 13 por 2 es 1.If you divide 13 by 2, the remainder is 1.
residuos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (garbage)
a. waste
La empresa fue demandada por arrojar residuos tóxicos en el río.The company was sued for discharging toxic waste into the river.
b. waste products
Lleva los residuos de la fábrica al aterro de basura.Take the waste products from the plant to the landfill.
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residuo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material inservible)
a. waste
2. (chemistry)
a. residue
residuos industrialesindustrial waste
residuos nuclearesnuclear waste
residuos radiactivosradioactive waste
3. (restos)
a. leftovers
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residuo
1 (parte que queda) residue; (Matemáticas) remainder; (Química) residuum
2 residuos (restos) remains; (basura) refuse
singular
; (s)
waste
singular
; (s)
(Técnica) waste products
residuos tóxicos toxic waste
singular
; (s)
residuos atmosféricos fallout
singular
; (s)
residuos nucleares nuclear waste
singular
; (s)
residuos radiactivos radioactive waste
singular
; (s)
residuos sólidos solid waste
singular
; (s)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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