roller

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roller(
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luhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics)
a. el rodillo
(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).
(M)
These rollers flatten the dough, which we then set aside until we receive an order for a pizza.Estos rodillos aplanan la masa, la cual dejamos a un lado hasta que nos pidan una pizza.
2. (hairdressing)
a. el rulo
(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).
(M)
It was so late that my mom came out of the house with rollers in her hair.Se nos hizo tan tarde, que mi mamá salió de la casa con rulos en el pelo.
b. el rulero
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
In order for your curls to last, you may need to leave the rollers in for a couple of hours.Para que te duren los rizos, puede ser necesario que te dejes los ruleros puestos durante un par de horas.
c. el tubo
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
It seems every woman in the forties owned a set of rollers for her hair.Parece que en los años cuarenta todas las mujeres tenía un juego de tubos para el pelo.
3. (small wheel)
a. la ruedita
(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).
(F)
Hugo wanted a desk chair with rollers so he could easily move about his office.Hugo quería una silla de escritorio con rueditas para poder moverse fácilmente en su despacho.
b. la ruedecita
(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).
(F)
The rollers need to be greased.Hay que engrasar las ruedecitas.
4. (nautical)
a. la ola grande
(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).
(F)
We looked out from the cliff and watched the rollers break upon the beach below.Mirábamos desde el acantilado mientras las olas grandes rompían en la playa.
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roller
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for paint, garden, in machine)
a. el rodillo
(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).
(M)
2. (for hair)
a. el rulo
(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).
(M)
b. el tubo
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
c. el rulero
(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).
(M)
(River Plate)
d. el rollo
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
roller bladespatines en línea
roller coastermontaña rusa
roller skatespatines (de ruedas)
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roller [ˈrəʊləʳ]
noun
1 (Agr) (Téc) rodillo (m); (road-roller) apisonadora (f); (caster) ruedecilla (f); (for hair) rulo (m);
2 (wave) ola (f) grande
modifier
roller bandage (n) venda (f) enrollada
roller blind (n) (Britain) persiana (f) enrollable
roller coaster (n) montaña (f) rusa
roller skate (n) patín (m) (de ruedas)
roller towel (n) toalla (f) de rodillo or sin fin
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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