vane

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vane(
veyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (device that shows the direction of the wind)
a. la veleta
(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 vane suddenly turned as the wind shifted to the south.La veleta giró de repente cuando el viento cambió de dirección.
2. (mechanics)
a. la paleta
(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)
(on a propeller)
One of the propeller vanes was damaged when the ship struck a shoal.Se hizo daño a una de las paletas de la hélice cuando el barco chocó con un bajío.
b. el aspa
(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 new windmill design features larger vanes.El diseño del nuevo molino de viento tiene aspas más grandes.
3. (animal anatomy)
a. las barbas
(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)
Feathers with a vane allow a bird to fly, while the down feathers help maintain its body heat.Las plumas con barbas permiten volar al ave, mientras el plumón ayuda a mantener el calor corporal.
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vane
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for indicating wind direction)
a. la veleta
(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)
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vane [veɪn]
noun
(weather vane) veleta (f); [of mill] aspa (f); [of propeller] paleta (f); [of feather] barbas (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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