trough

trough(
traf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (container for food or drink)
a. el abrevadero
(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)
(for drink)
You will need to get two troughs for your horses.Tendrás que conseguir dos abrevaderos para tus caballos.
b. el comedero
(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)
(for food)
You can just put the food in the trough, and the horses will go to it when they are hungry.Simplemente puedes poner la comida en el comedero y los caballos irán allí cuando tengan hambre.
c. el bebedero
(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)
(for drink)
You can carry the horse to the trough, but unless it's thirsty, it will not drink.Puedes llevar el caballo al bebedero, pero, a menos que tenga sed, no va a beber.
d. la artesa
(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)
(for kneading dough)
We left the dough in the trough so that it would ferment before we baked it.Dejamos la masa en la artesa para que fermentar antes de hornearla.
2. (geology)
a. la depresión
(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)
The earthquake triggered the formation of a new trough on the ocean floor.El terremoto provocó la formación de una nueva depresión en el fondo del océano.
3. (of water)
a. el seno
(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)
You can tell by the distance between the crests and troughs that the tide will not be very high today.Puedes determinar por la distancia entre las crestas y los senos que la marea no será muy alta hoy.
4. (weather)
a. la zona de bajas presiones
(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)
The regions between two centers of high pressure appear to be troughs.Las regiones entre dos centros de alta presión parecen zonas de bajas presiones.
b. la depresión
(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)
Troughs, unlike ridges, will typically be characterized by cold stormy weather.Las depresiones, a diferencia de las zonas de alta presiones, se caracterizan normalmente por tiempo frío y tormentoso.
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trough
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for food)
a. el comedero
(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)
2. (for drink)
a. el abrevadero
(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)
3. (of wave)
a. el seno
(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)
4. (on graph)
a. la depresión
(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)
5. (in weather front)
a. la banda de bajas presiones
(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)
trough [trɒf]
noun
1 (depression) depresión (f); hoyo (m); (between waves, on graph) seno (m); (channel) canal (m); parte (f) baja; punto (m) más bajo
2 (Metal) zona (f) de bajas presiones
3 (for animals) (feeding trough) comedero (m); pesebre (m); (drinking trough) abrevadero (m); bebedero (m); (kneading trough) artesa (f)
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