Translation of domino in Spanish:

domino

Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːmənəʊ; ˈdɒmɪnəʊ/

n (plural -noes)

  • 1 1.1 (counter) ficha (feminine) de dominó (before noun/delante del nombre) domino effect efecto (masculine) dominó
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    • The document then analyses three countries (Britain, Spain and Poland) in depth, with a view to identifying the weakest link or the domino piece most likely to fall first.
    • It incorporates elements of both standard playing cards and dominoes, and with the right group of gamers to support it and invent new games for it, it could go far.
    • To wire wrap your work, place the second and/or third piece of wire through the domino.
    1.2
    (dominoes (+ singular verb/+ verbo en singular))
    dominó (masculine)
  • 2 (mask) dominó (masculine)
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    • There's a sense that possibly everyone knows who you are, yet wearing a mask (even a domino!) allows you to act differently from the way you might normally act.
    • She asked, her hazel eyes peering out from the domino mask.
    • The only way to differentiate between them was their domino masks.

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