A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fastening piece)
a. nut
Tengo el tornillo pero falta la tuerca.I have the bolt but the nut is missing.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (automobile) (River Plate)
a. car fanatic
Las carreras de autos de la F1 son cita obligada para todos los tuercas.The F1 auto races are something no car fanatic should miss out on.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (automobile) (River Plate)
a. auto
Él va a todos los eventos tuerca.He goes to every auto event.
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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. nut
apretar las tuercas a alguiento tighten the screws on somebody
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apretar las tuercas a algn to tighten the screws on sb
tuerca mariposa wing nut
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