Definición de rarefied en inglés:


Saltos de línea: rar|efied
Pronunciación: /ˈrɛːrɪfʌɪd


  • 1(Of air, especially that at high altitudes) of lower pressure than usual; thin: every ounce carried counts triple when you’re trudging uphill in rarefied air
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    • Denver's rarefied air adds about 10 percent to the length of fly balls, making extra base hits too easy.
    • At almost 5,000 ft, it is surrounded by rarefied air, seductive silence and dreamy peaks.
    • At 4900m Konzke La is the highest point of this trail; all but the fittest puff and pant in such rarefied air.
  • 2Distant from the lives and concerns of ordinary people; esoteric: rarefied scholarly pursuits
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    • But unlike the tradition of poetry as a rarefied pursuit, the Liverpool poets took their writing to the stage and rapidly developed a huge following.
    • At the beginning of the 1960s a scholarship boy attends a rarefied private school obsessed with literature.
    • She grew up in a rarefied world of private girls' schools and arranged marriages.
    esoteric, exclusive, select, private, cliquish; elevated, exalted, lofty

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