A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (measure of heat)
a. temperature
La temperatura se mide con termómetros.Thermometers are used to measure temperature.
2. (weather)
a. temperature
La temperatura ha estado muy agradable estos días.The temperature has been very pleasant recently.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
a. fever
Con un baño templado puedes bajarle la temperatura a Sergio.You can reduce Sergio's fever by putting him in a lukewarm bath.
b. temperature
Llamaron al pediatra porque el bebé tenía temperatura.They called the pediatrician because the baby had a temperature.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g., sex, once upon a time).
(level of excitement)
a. temperature
Las vitriólicas observaciones del jefe de la oposición elevaron la temperatura del debate.The caustic remarks of the leader of the opposition raised the temperature of the debate.
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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. (general)
a. temperature
se espera un aumento/descenso de las temperaturastemperatures are expected to rise/fall
tomar la temperatura a alguiento take somebody's temperature
temperatura ambiental o ambienteroom temperature
temperatura máxima/mínimahighest/lowest temperature
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a temperatura ambiente at room temperature; descenso/aumento de las temperaturas fall/rise in temperature; tomar la temperatura a algn to take sb's temperature
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