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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (appliance)
a. pump
El surtidor de la gasolinera estaba estropeado y no pude repostar.The pump at the gas station was broken so I couldn't fill up.
b. gas pump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Hay una larga fila de autos esperando para rellenar el depósito porque solo hay un surtidor.There is a long line of cars waiting to fill up because there is only one gas pump.
c. petrol pump (United Kingdom)
El conductor introdujo la manguera del surtidor en el tanque del coche.The driver inserted the petrol pump hose into the petrol tank.
2. (service station)
a. gas station
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estacioné mi auto en un surtidor y entré a tomarme un café.I parked the car at a gas station and went in for a coffee.
b. petrol station (United Kingdom)
Paré para repostar en el primer surtidor que encontré en la carretera.I stopped at the first petrol station I found along the road to fill up.
3. (stream)
a. spout
En verano la gente viene al parque a refrescarse con el agua de los surtidores.In summer, people in the park come to cool down in the water spouts.
b. jet
El surtidor del estanque expulsa el agua a una altura increíble.The jet in the pond expels water to an incredible height.
c. fountain
Por la noche el surtidor cambia de color y el agua parece mágica.The fountain changes color at night and the water looks magical.
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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. (de gasolina)
a. pump
2. (de un chorro)
a. spout
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1 (chorro) jet; spout; (fuente) fountain
surtidor de gasolina (aparato) petrol pump; gas pump; (EEUU) (lugar) petrol station; gas station; (EEUU)
3 (Latinoamérica) [de droga] drug pusher
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