revolution
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revolution(
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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. (radical change)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The digital revolution has transformed the way we communicate and intereact.La revolución digital ha transformado la manera en que nos comunicamos e interactuamos.
2. (political uprising)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The government was overthrown during a bloody revolution.El gobierno fue derrocado en una revolución sangrienta.
3. (mechanics)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The maximum speed of the engine is 7,000 revolutions per minute.La máxima velocidad del motor is 7,000 revoluciones por minuto.
b. la vuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Turn each whisk on the mixer two full revolutions to get it adjusted.Dé dos vueltas completas a cada paleta de la batidora para que se ajuste bien.
c. el giro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After one and a half revolutions, the gears of the machine should align.Después de un giro y medio, los engranajes de la máquina deberían quedar alineados.
4. (astronomy)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One revolution of Pluto around the sun takes 248 Earth years.Una revolución de Plutón alrededor del sol es igual a 248 años terrestres.
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revolution
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (radical change)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (turn)
a. el vuelta f, giro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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revolution [ˌrevəˈluːʃən]
noun
1 (Pol) also revolución (f)
2 (turn) revolución (f); vuelta (f); (Téc) rotación (f); giro (m)
revolutions per minute revoluciones por minuto
3 (Astron) (orbit) revolución (f); (on axis) rotación (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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