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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (dumping ground)
a. garbage dump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El vertedero municipal está ubicado en las afueras de la ciudad.The municipal garbage dump is located in the outskirts of the city.
b. dump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La bahía se convirtió en un vertedero de residuos tóxicos.The bay became a toxic waste dump.
c. rubbish tip (United Kingdom)
La vieja silla que encontré en el vertedero solo necesita un poco de pintura.The old chair I found at the rubbish tip just needs a new coat of paint.
d. tip (United Kingdom)
La basura es transportada en camiones hasta el vertedero.The rubbish is taken to the tip in lorries.
2. (outlet)
a. drain
En el patio hay dos vertederos.There are two drains in the patio.
b. spillway (of a reservoir)
El vertedero de la presa está obstruido por detritos.The reservoir's spillway is clogged up by debris.
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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. (de basuras)
a. rubbish tip o dump (United Kingdom)
b. garbage dump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (de pantano)
a. drain, spillway
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1 [de basura] rubbish tip; garbage dump; (EEUU)
3 (S. Cone) (pendiente) slope; hillside
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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