vidrio
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vidrio(
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dryoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (material)
a. glass
Ten cuidado con esa jarra; es de vidrio.Be careful with that pitcher; it's made of glass.
2. (glass shard)
a. piece of glass
Amy se cortó el pie con un vidrio mientras caminaba por la playa.Amy cut her foot on a piece of glass while walking along the beach.
3. (glass pane)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. window
Si miras por el vidrio, verás que es un día hermoso.If you look through the window, you'll see that it's a beautiful day.
4. (optics)
a. lens
Se me cayeron los anteojos y se rompió un vidrio.I dropped my glasses and one of the lenses broke.
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vidrio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. glass
vidrio de seguridadsafety glass
2. (de ventana)
a. window (pane)
3. (de anteojos)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. lens
4. (de vehículo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. window
pagar los vidrios rotosto carry the can
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vidrio
1 (material) glass; especialmente (Latinoamérica) (ventana) window
bajo vidrio under glass; vidrios rotos broken glass
singular
; (s)
Había sangre y vidrios rotos por toda la carretera
pagar los vidrios rotos to carry the can (familiar)
soplar vidrio to booze (familiar)
vidrio cilindrado plate glass
vidrio coloreado vidrio de colores stained glass
vidrio deslustrado vidrio esmerilado frosted glass; ground glass
vidrio inastillable laminated glass; splinter-proof glass
vidrio pintado stained glass
vidrio plano sheet glass
vidrio polarizado polarized glass
Los cuatro sujetos, dos de ellos barbados, se conducían en un vehículo blanco, [vidrios polarizados,] sin placas, del cual se bajaron únicamente para concretar el plagio.
vidrio tallado cut glass
2 (vaso) glass
tomar unos vidrios to have a few drinks
3 (S. Cone) (botella) bottle of liquor
4 (Latinoamérica) (ventanilla) window
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