tendido

tendido(
tehn
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dee
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (lying down)
a. stretched out
Sara encontró a Raquel tendida en el sofá.Sara found Raquel stretched out on the sofa.
2. (laundry hanging)
a. hung up
La ropa estaba tendida porque Carlos había puesto la lavadora.The clothes were hung up because Carlos had done the laundry.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (action)
a. hanging (suspension)
El tendido de ropa no se permite en la fachada del edificio.The hanging of washing is not allowed at the front of the building.
b. laying (underground)
La calle está cortada por el tendido de cables subterráneos.The street is closed because of the laying of underground cables.
4. (telecommunications)
a. wires
Una empresa fue contratada para arreglar el tendido del teléfono después del hurracán.A company was hired to fix the telephone wires after the hurricane.
5. (construction)
a. building
Como ingeniero civil, dominarás las técnicas de tendido de puentes.As a civil engineer, you will master the technique of bridge building.
6. (bullfighting)
a. front row
La corrida de toros se aprecia mejor desde el tendido.The bullfight is best appreciated when seen from the front row.
7. (bed linen)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bedsheets (plural)
Cuando llegaron los huéspedes yo ya había cambiado el tendido de las camas.I had already changed the bedsheets when the guests arrived.
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tendido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (extendido, tumbado)
a. stretched out
2. (colgado; ropa)
a. on the line
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (instalación; de puente)
a. construction
4. (de cable)
a. laying
tendido eléctricopower lines
5. (bullfighting)
a. front rows
saludar al tendidoto wave to the crowd
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tendido
adjective
1 [+persona] lying; lying down
estaba tendida en el suelo she was lying on the ground
2 [+galope] fast
1 (ropa lavada) (also tendidos) washing; clothes
plural
hung out to dry; (p) (hung out to dry)
2 (Taur) front rows of seats
3 [de cable, vía] (por tierra) laying; (por el aire) hanging
4 (cables) wires
plural
; (p)
tendido de alta tensión high voltage power line
Pese a la orden de la Dirección General de Industria de paralizar la instalación el [tendido de alta tensión,] Fenosa continuó ayer con sus obras. Numerosos trabajos científicos han demostrado que vivir cerca de [tendidos de alta tensión] es nocivo para la salud.
tendido eléctrico power line; overhead cables
plural
; (p)
overhead lines
plural
; (p)
5 (Culin) batch of loaves
6 (Archit) coat of plaster
7 (And) (México) (ropa de cama) bedclothes
plural
; (p)
8 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (cuerda) long tether; rope
9 (And) (México) (puesto de mercado) (market) stall
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