socket
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socket(
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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. (anatomy)
a. la cuenca
(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).
(eyes)
He was blowing on the tuba so hard, I thought his eye would pop out of its socket.Soplaba tan fuerte la tuba que pensé que se le saldría el ojo de la cuenca.
b. el alvéolo
(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).
(teeth)
It takes some time for gum tissue to close over an open socket when you have a tooth removed.Pasa un tiempo hasta que el tejido gingival se cierra sobre un alvéolo abierto cuando te extraen un diente.
c. la glena
(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).
(joint)
The muscles of the rotator cuff keep the humerus tightly in the socket.Los músculos del manguito rotador mantienen el húmero firmemente en la glena.
2. (electronics)
a. el enchufe
(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).
There's a socket around the corner where you can plug your equipment in.Hay un enchufe a la vuelta de la esquina donde puedes enchufar tu equipo.
b. la toma de corriente
(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).
I wouldn't advise putting that paper clip into the socket again.No aconsejaría que volvieras a meter ese clip en la toma de corriente.
c. el tomacorriente
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Is there a socket where I can plug in my cell phone?¿Hay un tomacorriente para enchufar mi celular?
3. (mechanics)
a. el encaje
(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).
Put the 10 mm socket on the socket wrench.Pon el encaje de 10 mm en la llave de carraca.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to support with a socket)
a. encajar
The poorly socketed lever had come loose.La palanca mal encajada se había aflojado.
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socket
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of eye)
a. la cuenca
(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. (for plug)
a. el enchufe
(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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socket [ˈsɒkɪt]
noun
1 (Anat) [of eye] cuenca (f); [of joint] glena (f); [of tooth] alvéolo (m)
2 (Electricity and Electronics) enchufe (m); toma (f) de corriente; tomacorriente (m); (LAm)
3 (Mec) encaje (m); cubo (m)
modifier
socket joint (n) (Carpentry) machihembrado (m); (Anat) articulación (f) esférica
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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