aspirate

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aspirate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to take into the body)
a. aspirar
The autopsy revealed that the woman had aspirated vomit.La autopsia desveló que la mujer había aspirado vómito.
2. (to suction)
a. aspirar
Before performing a mammogram, the doctor aspirated blood from the patient's right breast.Antes de realizar una mamografía, el médico aspiró sangre del seno derecho de la paciente.
3. (linguistics)
a. aspirar
Pedrito has trouble saying several simple words, such as "house" and "hat." - You need to teach him how to aspirate.Pedrito tiene dificultades con decir varias palabras sencillas, tales como "house" y "hat". - Necesitas enseñarle cómo aspirar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (linguistics)
a. la aspirada
(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).
(F)
Can you explain the difference between a voiceless sound and an aspirate?¿Me puedes explicar la diferencia entre un sonido sordo y una aspirada?
5. (medicine)
a. el aspirado
(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).
(M)
The doctors suspected that the child had pulmonary tuberculosis, so they performed a gastric aspirate.Los médicos sospechaban que el niño sufría de tuberculosis pulmonar, así que le realizaron un aspirado gástrico.
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aspirate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (linguistics)
a. aspirado(a)
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aspirate
adjective
[ˈæspərɪt] aspirado
noun
[ˈæspərɪt] aspirada (f)
transitive verb
[ˈæspəreɪt] aspirar
aspirated H H (f) aspirada
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