rigidez

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rigidez(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (inflexibility)
a. stiffness
Este cemento tiene la rigidez necesaria para usarse como pavimento.This cement has the necessary stiffness to be used as pavement.
b. rigidity
La rigidez de esta pieza de metal hace imposible doblarlo.The rigidity of this piece of metal makes it impossible to bend.
2. (tension)
a. stiffness
Con un buen masaje se te quitará la rigidez del hombro.A good massage will relieve the stiffness in your shoulder.
3. (severity)
a. strictness
Hace algunas décadas, la rigidez en los colegios era exagerada.Some decades ago, the strictness in schools was excessive.
b. inflexibility
Hay bastante rigidez en la estructura jerárquica de la compañía.There's too much inflexibility in the company's hierarchical structure.
c. harshness
Robert recuerda la rigidez en los castigos que le ponía su padre.Robert remembers the harshness of the punishments imposed by his father.
d. rigidity
Los jóvenes de la ciudad se rebelaron ante la rigidez del gobierno.The city's youth rebelled more under the rigidity of the government.
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rigidez
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de objeto, material)
a. rigidity
2. (de pierna, brazo)
a. stiffness
3. (del rostro)
a. stoniness
4. (severidad)
a. strictness, harshness
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rigidez
1 [de material] stiffness; rigidity; [de pierna, tendón] stiffness
me ha entrado una rigidez en la pierna y no puedo moverla
rigidez cadavérica rigor mortis
2 (inflexibilidad) [de actitud] inflexibility; [de carácter] strictness; inflexibility
3 [de expresión] woodenness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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