wavelength
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. la longitud de onda
(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).
The size and shape of the antenna will vary according to the wavelength of the signal it receives.El tamaño y forma de la antena varían en función de la longitud de onda de la señal que recibe.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(line of thought)
a. la onda
(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).
I knew we were on the same wavelength when she told me who her favorite authors were.Supe que estábamos en la misma onda cuando me dijo quiénes eran sus autores favoritos.
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wavelength
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (radiology)
a. la longitud de onda
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
we're not on the same wavelengthno estamos en la misma onda
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wavelength [ˈweɪvleŋθ]
noun
longitud (f) de onda
we're not on the same wavelength no estamos en la misma onda
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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