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Significado de “span” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "span" - Diccionario Inglés

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spannoun

uk   /spæn/ us   /spæn/
  • span noun (LENGTH)

[C] the length of something from one end to the other: huge wings with a span of over a metre
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[C] the area of a bridge, etc. between two supports: The bridge crosses the river in a single span.

spanverb

uk   /spæn/ us   /spæn/
  • span verb (TIME)

[T] -nn- to exist or continue for a particular length of time: Tennis has a history spanning several centuries. Her acting career spanned almost six decades.
  • span verb (BRIDGE)

[T] -nn- If a bridge spans a river, it goes from one side to the other: An old bridge spans the river just outside the town.

spanadjective

uk   /spæn/ us   /spæn/
spick and span
→  spick and span
(Definition of span from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "span" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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spannoun [C]

us   /spæn/
the length of something: A lifetime is a span of about seventy years. The Rangers scored three goals in the span of five minutes.
A span is also the distance between two points, esp. between the structures that hold up a bridge: In 1855, an 850-foot span was built to carry trains across the gorge.
span
verb [T] us   /spæn/ -nn-
An old bridge spans the river just outside the town.
(Definition of span from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
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May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

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decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

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