tumbler
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tumbler
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el vaso
(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).
He poured himself half a tumble of cognac.Se sirvió medio vaso de coñac.
2. (acrobat)
a. el volatinero
(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).
, la volatinera
(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).
Clowns and tumblers entered the circus ring.Los payasos y volatineros entraron al ruedo del circo.
b. el volteador
(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).
, la volteadora
(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).
The tumblers at the fairground were turning somersaults and juggling with hoops.Los volteadores de la feria hacían volteretas y malabarismos con aros.
3. (part of a lock)
a. la gacheta
(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).
He tried several keys until he heard the tumbler turn in the lock.Intentó con varias llaves hasta que oyó la gacheta girar en la cerradura.
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tumbler
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el vaso
(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).
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tumbler [ˈtʌmbləʳ]
noun
1 (glass) vaso (m)
2 [of lock] seguro (m); fiador (m)
3 (acrobat) volteadoravolteadora (m) (f);a volteadora volatineroavolatinera (m);a volatinera
4 (pigeon) pichón (m) volteador
modifier
tumbler switch (n) interruptor (m) de resorte
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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