seca
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seca(
seh
-
kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (dry season)
a. drought
Muchos animales murieron durante la seca.Many animals died during the drought.
2. (ridge of sand)
a. sandbank
Evita navegar por esa zona. Podrías quedar encallado en una seca.Don’t sail through there. You might run aground on a sandbank.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(an inhalation of smoke) (River Plate)
a. drag
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
¿Me das una seca? - No, dijiste que ibas a dejar de fumar.Can I take a drag? - No, you said you were going to quit smoking.
b. puff
Le di una seca y le pasé el cigarrillo a mi amigo.I took a puff and passed the cigarette to my friend.
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seca
1 (Agr) drought
2 (Meteorología) dry season
3 (Náutica) sandbank
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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