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hectare

Saltos de línea: hec|tare
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛktɛː
 
, -ɑː/
(abbreviation: ha)

Definición de hectare en inglés:

sustantivo

A metric unit of square measure, equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres or 10,000 square metres).
Example sentences
  • If we look at the Napier airport, we see that hectares and hectares of land were created by the sea retreating.
  • Over the last five years, about 2,600 square hectares of green land have been built around the city.
  • Each person has about one hectare and each hectare can produce about 400 kilograms.

Origen

early 19th century: from French, formed irregularly from Greek hekaton 'hundred' + are2.

Derivados

hectarage

1
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛktərɪdʒ/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • How refreshing it is to see that most of the adverts for farmland are given in acres often with the hectarage given in brackets.
  • Are collective regulatory procedures under threat because of changes in the local or broader political economy (for example, extension of hectarages for the production of crops for the market)?
  • Only 6% of the normal hectarage of land has been planted this year and Zimbabwe expects a wheat crop next year of only 22,500 tonnes.

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