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Translation of calor in English:

sustantivo masculino

Use of the feminine gender, although common in some areas, is generally considered to be archaic or non-standard
  • 4 4.1 (Río de la Plata) [familiar] (vergüenza, apuro) See examples: me da calor ir a pedirle plata
    I'm embarrassed to go and ask him for money
    4.2 (Río de la Plata) [familiar]
    also: calores masculino plural
    (de la menopausia)
    hot flashes plural
    (inglés norteamericano) (inglés británico)
Example sentences
  • El que tenga frío se abrigará y el que tenga calor se descubrirá.
  • Al moverse, las moléculas chocan entre sí generando calor.
  • Los cristales secos son entonces fundidos en un intercambiador de calor.

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