Translation of male in Spanish:

male

macho, adj.

Pronunciation /meɪl//meɪl/

adjective

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      (plant/animal) macho
      (sex/hormone) masculino
      male bee zángano masculine
      • male member miembro viril
      • Petronio was the first male dancer of the Trisha Brown Company, for which he danced from 1979 to 1986.
      • The pollen grain is the male gametophytic phase of flowering plants.
      • The 65 987 participants were predominantly male and middle aged.
      • Male fish with both male and female reproductive systems have been found in the River Ouse in the county.
      • The mostly male executives running corporations across America would do well to take note.
      • Biological differentiation into male and female makes sexual reproduction possible.
      • Today, there are few, if any, maritime roles that remain exclusively male.
      • Live oaks produce male flowers called catkins that bloom in hanging clusters.
      • While students are predominantly male, any driver with a valid license can sign up.
      • Other males and male offspring have no recourse but either to accept celibacy, look elsewhere, or kill the father.
      • The chromosome from the father determines whether the offspring becomes male or female.
      • An emphasis on male offspring and the male line is found throughout the country.
      • In this case it appears that male sterility caused self-fertilization to fail but some days later cross-fertilization took place.
      • Inflorescences with male flowers only were found in various sequential inflorescences in the six populations.
      • Female students, on average, take more valuable equipment than their male counterparts.
      • Thus, the perianth of male flowers is often larger than that of female flowers.
      • The path of pollen tubes has not been investigated, as male flowers were not available.
      • Havana produced Carlos Acosta, now a member of the Royal Ballet, the world's number one male dancer.
      • Reef fishes are egg-layers, and the eggs are externally fertilized by the male parent.
      • It is now clear that mutation rates are greater in male than in female germ lines.
      • But then from memory mass murderers or serial killers were pretty much exclusively male.
      • The biological consequences concern both male and female reproductive systems.
      • So there is some evidence that male sterility can negatively affect female fitness.
      • The subscription lists, particularly those before 1860, suggest that the audience was predominantly male.
      • Thus, the benefits to offspring of male incubation may be reduced in various species.
      • Some females even adjust the ratio of male to female offspring depending on the circumstances.

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      (character/chorus/attitude/line) masculino
      (workforce) de hombres
      male doctor doctor masculine
      • male chauvinism machismo
      • male nurse enfermero
      • male pill píldora anticonceptiva masculina
      • male prostitute prostituto
      • there were several male applicants se presentaron varios candidatos varones
      • Founded in 1944, the Orpheus Choir may have to fold due to a lack of male voices.
      • Both times Darren said he heard a gruff male voice in the background speaking angrily in rapid fire French.
      • A male voice said the chairman would return the call, but there was no response from Rao up to press time.
      • The elephants are also slow to respond to a woman's voice as their hearing is tuned to following a male voice.
      • You live in a place where male bonding takes on a whole new life!
      • The Talking Messenger has 15 readers, but is always looking for more, especially male voices.
      • We know also that in animals the male hormone, testosterone, is related to dominance and aggression.
      • Thus, it seems logical for a correlation to exist between male and female fertility traits.
      • Imagine those choruses of lusty male voices singing The Internationale on the soundtrack.
      • He will go down in history as the most popular male voice of all time.
      • Younger women use the monophthongs characteristic of male speech.
      • The four male voices of the Hilliard earned thunderous foot-stamping applause from a capacity audience at Canongate Kirk.
      • The slow release of testosterone ensures that sex drive and male characteristics, such as body hair, are maintained.
      • Firstly, to get the male point of view, they interview one man.
      • Their intense dialogue was somehow interrupted by the deep male voices approaching.
      • We women in business are measured by how many male characteristics we have.
      • We were unable to identify any male characteristics that were associated with EPF.
      • Over the speakers, the male voice reading was full of love but full of loss.
      • Many footballers in England earned a wage that was not much greater than average adult male earnings in manufacturing.
      • Also, how many males will want their offspring to suffer male pattern baldness?
      • He sat in on his wife's women's group, with their permission, as they talked about menopause and male menopause.
      • However, in some species, females use male traits to predict spermatophore quality.

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    Mechanics
    (thread/plug) macho
    • Then the connector was flanged onto the newly installed flexible pipe end termination which will mate with the male hub connection structure.
    • Cut another small piece of pipe and attach male adapters on both ends.
    • The fitting also includes a male end portion configured to engage female threads on the hub of the receptacle.
    • This audio cable with male connectors on each end is used with ISDN primary rate interfaces.

noun

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    (animal) macho masculine
    (person) varón masculine
    I need a strong male to help me move this table necesito un hombre fuerte que me ayude a mover esta mesa
    • And so often what is radical is defined by white heterosexual males and females.
    • Mate guarding is the primary mating tactic used by dominant males of many species of ungulates.
    • Neither of the two unmated males sired extra-pair young.
    • The purpose of the program is to develop responsible sexual behavior among young adolescent males.
    • Even Frodo, the longtime dominant alpha male, is feeling poorly and lying low.
    • But costs rise to four times the European average for young males aged between 17 and 24.
    • Participants in this study included 105 adolescent males between the ages of 12 and 18 in outpatient and residential programs.
    • Sometimes, though, the ratio of males to females lurches out of balance.
    • Smaller groups usually consist of an unmated female courted by unmated males.
    • The researcher worldview is that of a middle-class, white, heterosexual male.
    • There was no predation and there were no unmated males in our population.
    • Adult natal males were never observed to achieve intromission, so all complete copulations involved immigrants.
    • An adolescent heterosexual male, for example, is certainly driven to distraction by his hormonal urge to reproduce.
    • Plot shows percentage of females produced by hybrid males of various genotypes.
    • The idea was that every adult white male would have his own gun.
    • Common chimpanzees are very social animals, with males forming the closest bonds.
    • Territorial males sired, on average, significantly more offspring per reproductive season than peripherals.
    • There is a palpably macho tone to all of this, as of alpha males competing for dominance and display.
    • For black males aged 15-19, the rate increased 105 percent.
    • Interactions among newborns, mothers, and adult males are rarely observed but are needed to distinguish between these hypotheses.