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sparse Saltos de línea: sparse

Definición de sparse en inglés:


1Thinly dispersed or scattered: areas of sparse population
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It wasn't that his sparse acne had miraculously dispersed into clear skin, or that he had suddenly buffed up overnight.
  • As we mentioned earlier, bluebirds prefer open rural areas with scattered trees and sparse ground cover.
  • If you do selective logging, or harvest sparse and scattered stands, the mobility and speed pays off.
1.1Scanty; in short supply: information on earnings is sparse
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • William Shakespeare's life is somewhat of a mystery to scholars due to the fact that most information that is known is very scattered and sparse.
  • A surprisingly sparse paper trail offers only scattered clues on the obscure life of William Shakespeare, one of the world's most influential dramatists.


Early 18th century (used to describe writing in the sense 'widely spaced'): from Latin sparsus, past participle of spargere 'scatter'.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The standard Milky Way model comprised a thin disk of bright young stars surrounded by a sparsely populated halo of old stars.
  • The ambience is nothing to write home about: just over a dozen seats in a small, sparsely decorated white room.
  • The people in the sparsely populated auditorium could be ghosts.


Pronunciación: /ˈspɑːsnəs/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Not quite minimalism, but its sparseness fits the film perfectly.
  • The sparseness of the set does nothing to enhance the already emotionally Spartan feel of the play.
  • It eschews the sparseness of much fashionable sport writing and is unashamedly rich and stylish.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He told the Trade and Industry Committee: ‘One of the major problems we had in manufacturing in the UK was a real sparsity of efficient, quality subcontractors.’
  • We must recognise that rural schools by their very nature often have small numbers of pupils due to the sparsity of population in our countryside.
  • But because of the sparsity of the population here, that is not possible.

Palabras que riman con sparse

brass, carse, class, coup de grâce, farce, glass, grass, Grasse, impasse, Kars, kick-ass, kvass, Laplace, Maas, Madras, outclass, pass, stained glass, surpass, upper class, volte-face

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