walk-in

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walk-in(
wak
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary)
a. el cuarto frío
(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)
Johnny, bring me a pan of chick thighs from the walk-in.Johnny, tráeme una bandeja de muslos de pollo del cuarto frío.
b. la cámara fría
(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 dishwasher grabbed the leeks from the walk-in and brought them to the line.El lavaplatos tomó los puerros de la cámara fría y los llevó a la cocina.
c. la cámara
(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 walk-in still needs to be swept before we leave for the night.Todavía hay que barrer la cámara antes de irnos.
2. (person without an appointment)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The clinic accepts walk-ins provided sufficient availability.La clínica recibe a pacientes sin cita siempre y cuando haya disponibilidad.
The restaurant always sets aside 20 seats in the dining room for walk-ins.El restaurante siempre guarda 20 asientos en el comedor para las personas que no tienen reservación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (available without an appointment)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
For emergencies you can go to the walk-in clinic near our house.Para una emergencia puedes ir a la clínica que no requiere cita cerca de nuestra casa.
The health center offers a walk-in service 24/7.El centro de salud ofrece un servicio sin cita las 24 horas.
4. (big enough to get into)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I had so little space before that I'm really enjoying the walk-in closet in my new house.Antes tenía tan poco espacio que realmente estoy disfrutando el vestidor en mi nueva casa.
Oliva had a walk-in cupboard full of delicious food where we used to hide.Oliva tenía una alacena llena de comida deliciosa donde solíamos escondernos.
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walk-in [ˈwɔːkɪn]
modifier
walk-in closet (n) (US) alacena (f) ropera
walk-in customer (n)
a lot of our business is from walk-in customers hacemos mucho negocio con los clientes que entran de la calle
walk-in clinic (n) clínica donde no hay que pedir hora para ver al médico
walk-in condition (n)
in walk-in condition en condiciones de habitabilidad; habitable
walk-in pantry (n) despensa (f)
walk-in wardrobe (n) (US) alacena (f) ropera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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