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placer 1

Pronunciación: /ˈpleɪsə/

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[often as modifier]
A deposit of sand or gravel in the bed of a river or lake, containing particles of valuable minerals: placer gold deposits
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  • For example, about 80 percent of the world's tin deposits occur as unconsolidated placer deposits in riverbeds and on the seafloor.
  • Erosion of the rocks around the dikes created Arizona's richest placer deposits, and the site of Arizona's greatest gold rush.
  • Because of their resistance to weathering, they accumulate on shale slopes and sometimes form small placer deposits in stream beds.

Origen

Early 19th century: from Latin American Spanish, literally 'deposit, shoal'; related to placel 'sandbank', from plaza 'a place'.

Palabras que riman con placer

acer, bracer, chaser, debaser, embracer, facer, macer, mesa, pacer, racer, spacer, tracer

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Saltos de línea: pla¦cer

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placer 2

Pronunciación: /ˈpleɪsə/

sustantivo

1 [with modifier] A person or animal gaining a specified position in a competition or race: last year’s fifth placer had a good run
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  • The first placers of this race received instant 1000 baht prize money and were very happy for their first piece of luck in the races.
  • The Wicklow placer raced into a 7-nil lead, but the young Moone player got more into the game and was soon on level terms with some great service and passing shots.
  • Before the finals they organized a betting pool on who the top two placers would be.
2A person who positions, sets, or arranges something: he was a shrewd placer of the ball
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  • He had a strong, consistent serve, he was an accurate placer of the ball, and could lob and volley with equal panache.
  • One could be a shooter, one could be a back-up shooter in case the shooter's balls go, and a placer as well as a back-up shooter.
  • Personals placers aren't exactly defying defined cultural roles; most women wrote ads seeking economic security, while men sought younger, attractive partners.
2.1A person who puts the material ready for firing in a pottery kiln.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Telling tales about working as a pottery placer at Gladstone Pottery Museum during Victorian times, he has been entertaining audiences of all ages.
3British informal A dealer in stolen goods.

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