winding

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winding(
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ihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (curvy)
a. serpenteante
A winding road descends from the mountains and brings you to quaint little Vermont village.Una carretera serpenteante desciende de las montañas y te lleva a un pueblito pintoresco de Vermont.
b. de caracol (staircase)
To get to the bell tower, you need to climb a winding staircase.Para llegar al campanario, tienes que subir una escalera de caracol.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (bend)
a. el meandro
(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)
Though the windings of the river had disoriented the travelers, they knew it would bring them to the sea.Aunque los meandros del río habían desorientado a los viajeros, sabían que los llevaría al mar.
b. la curva
(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 Road to Hana in Hawaii is full of hairpin windings.El Camino a Hana en Hawaii está lleno de curvas muy cerradas.
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winding
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (path, stream)
a. serpenteante, zigzagueante
winding staircaseescalera de caracol
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winding [ˈwaɪndɪŋ]
adjective
[+road, path] tortuoso; serpenteante
noun
[of road] tortuosidad (f)
the windings of a river las vueltas or los meandros de un río
modifier
winding sheet (n) mortaja (f)
winding staircase (n) escalera (f) de caracol
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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