cycle
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cycle(
say
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kuhl
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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. (sequence)
a. el ciclo
(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).
This calendar is based on the cycle of the moon.Este calendario está basado en el ciclo lunar.
2. (bicycle)
a. la bici
(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 sold my old car and bought two cycles.Vendí mi coche viejo y me compré dos bicis.
3. (motorcycle)
a. la moto
(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 never had a chance to ride a 500 cc cycle.Nunca tuve la oportunidad de montar en una moto de 500 cc.
4. (washing machine setting)
a. el programa
(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).
Add detergent, set the cycle, and close the lid.Pon detergente, elige el programa y cierra la puerta.
5. (group)
a. el ciclo
(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).
The festival will feature a cycle of contemporary Italian movies.En el festival habrá un ciclo de películas italianas contemporáneas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to travel by bicycle)
a. ir en bicicleta
I don't cycle to work because I sweat a lot.No voy en bicicleta al trabajo porque transpiro mucho.
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cycle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pattern)
a. el ciclo
(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).
2. (bicycle)
a. la bicicleta
(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).
cycle lanecarril bici
cycle pathsendero para bicicletas
cycle racingcarreras ciclistas
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. ir en bicicleta
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cycle [ˈsaɪkl]
noun
1 (bicycle) bicicleta (f)
racing cycle bicicleta (f) de carreras
2 [of seasons, poems etc] ciclo (m)
life cycle ciclo (m) vital; menstrual cycle ciclo (m) menstrual; a 10-second cycle un ciclo de 10 segundos
intransitive verb
(travel) ir en bicicleta
we cycled to the coast fuimos en bicicleta a la costa; I cycle to school voy al colegio en bicicleta; can you cycle? ¿sabes montar en bicicleta?
modifier
cycle clip (n) pinza (f) para ir en bicicleta
cycle lane (n) (Britain) carril (m) de bicicleta; carril (m) bici
cycle path (n) carril (m) de bicicleta
cycle race (n) carrera (f) ciclista
cycle rack (n) soporte (m) para bicicletas; (on car roof) baca (f) para transportar bicicletas
cycle ride (n) paseo (m) en bicicleta
to go for a cycle ride ir a dar un paseo en bicicleta
cycle shed (n) cobertizo (m) para bicicletas
cycle track (n) (in countryside) ruta (f) para ciclistas; senda (f) para ciclistas; (Dep) pista (f) de ciclismo; velódromo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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