A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (gunfire)
a. salute
Dispararon la salva en honor al soldado muerto.The salute was fired in honor of the dead soldier.
b. salvo
El presidente fue recibido con una salva de cañones.The president was welcomed with a salvo of cannons.
2. (of applause)
a. storm
Al terminar su discurso, el alcalde recibió una salva de aplausos.When the mayor finished his speech, he got a storm of applause.
b. burst
Cuando colgó mi jefe, hubo una salva espontánea de aplausos.When my boss hung up, there was a spontaneous burst of applause.
c. round
Tras una salva de aplausos, cantamos el himno nacional.After a round of applause, we sang the national anthem.
3. (platter)
a. salver
Sacaron salvas con canapés para los invitados.Salvers of canapés were brought out for the guests.
b. tray
Los meseros traían las bebidas en una salva.The waiters brought the drinks on a tray.
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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. (military)
a. salvo
2. (fig)
una salva de aplausosa round of applause
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1 [de aplausos] storm
2 (Mil) salute; salvo
salva de advertencia warning shots
; (p)
3 (saludo) greeting
4 (promesa) oath; solemn promise
(bandeja) salver; tray
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