vertido

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 2).
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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. (activity or action)
a. spillage (accidental)
Necesitamos nuevas normas para penalizar el vertido de combustible al medio ambiente.We need new regulations for punishing the spillage of fuel into the environment.
b. dumping (deliberate)
Nuestra playa se está deteriorando debido al vertido de residuos industriales en el río.Our beach is deteriorating due to the dumping of industrial waste into the river.
c. discharge (accidental or deliberate)
El aumento de medusas en la zona podría estar vinculado con el vertido excesivo de fertilizantes al mar.The increase in jellyfish in the area could be linked to the excessive discharge of fertilizers into the sea.
2. (material)
a. waste
Hay que reducir la contaminación originada por los vertidos industriales.We need to reduce pollution from industrial waste.
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vertido
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (residuo)
a. waste
vertidos radiactivosradioactive waste
2. (acción)
a. dumping
vertido de residuoswaste dumping
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vertido
1 (acto) (accidental) spillage; (deliberado) dumping; [de líquido] pouring
el vertido de residuos nucleares the dumping of nuclear waste
2 vertidos (residuos) waste
singular
; (s)
vertidos tóxicos toxic waste
singular
; (s)
los vertidos de las fábricas
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