tapón

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Spanish[edit]

A cap, plug, bung, stopper
Sink plug, bathplug
An earplug

Etymology[edit]

From tapa +‎ -ón.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taˈpon/, [t̪aˈpõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pón

Noun[edit]

tapón m (plural tapones)

  1. obstruction, blockage
  2. cap, plug, bung, stopper
  3. plug, bathplug (for bath, bathtub), sink plug (for sink)
  4. (usually in the plural) earplug
    Synonym: tapones para los oídos
  5. wax, build up of wax (excess wax in the ear)
  6. (basketball) block
  7. traffic jam
    Synonyms: atasco, embotellamiento

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