valve

valve(
vahlv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics)
a. la válvula
(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)
A shutoff valve will help control the pressure of the water entering the washing machine.Una válvula de paso ayudará a controlar la presión del agua que entra a la lavadora.
2. (anatomy)
a. la válvula
(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)
I am undergoing surgery this week to replace a heart valve.Me van a operar esta semana para reemplazar una válvula cardíaca.
3. (zoology)
a. la valva
(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 fishermen discarded the clams with broken valves.Los pescadores desecharon las almejas que tenían valvas rotas.
4. (botany)
a. la ventalla
(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)
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g., exposition).
(technical)
The fruit of the shepherd's plant has two valves.Los frutos del zurrón de pastor tienen dos ventallas.
5. (music)
a. el pistón
(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)
One of the valves on my trumpet broke, and I couldn't play in the concert.Uno de los pistones de mi trompeta se me rompió, y no pude tocar en el concierto.
6. (electronics)
a. la válvula
(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)
Valves may be used to increase the amplitude in a variety of types of amplifiers.Las válvulas se pueden utilizar para aumentar la amplitud en una variedad de amplificadores.
b. la lámpara
(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)
Transistors began to all but replace valves in the production of amplifiers.Los transistores reemplazaron casi por completo a las lámparas en la producción de amplificadores.
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valve
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (anatomy and technology)
a. la válvula
(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)
2. (music)
a. el pistón
(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)
valve [vælv]
noun
(Anat) (Mec) válvula (f); (Rad) (TV) lámpara (f); válvula (f); (Bot) (Zool) valva (f); [of musical instrument] llave (f);
modifier
valve tester (n) comprobador (m) de válvulas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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