Hay 2 definiciones de combine en inglés:

combine1

Silabificación: com·bine

verbo

Pronunciación: /kəmˈbīn
 
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[with object]
1Unite; merge: the band combines a variety of musical influences combine the flour with the margarine and salt [no object]: high tides and winds combined to bring chaos to the East Coast
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Finally, adjacent age units that did not contain fossil specimens were combined into single age units.
  • The radiator and reservoir are actually a single combined unit, which appears to be made from aluminium.
  • The aim of this technology demonstration system is to build a single unit that combines sensor components with advanced signal processing and target recognition tools.
Sinónimos
1.1 [no object] Chemistry Unite to form a compound: oxygen and hydrogen do not combine at room temperatures
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  • The cytokines, in turn, cause the formation of nitric oxide that combines with superoxide to form the potent oxidant peroxynitrite, thus continuing the cycle.
  • The metal forms a complex in which each gold atom combines with four chloride ions; this complex is soluble in water.
  • The easiest time to remove calcium hydroxide efflorescence is before it combines with carbon dioxide.
1.2 [no object] Unite for a common purpose: groups of teachers combined to tackle a variety of problems
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  • He outlined a vision of what the world could be like if it were freed of the curse of moral ambiguity and if the good could combine in common cause against war, terrorism, disease and famine.
  • Nonetheless, the basis of such unionism is rooted in the notion that as employees, workers combine together for the purposes of production and the provision of services.
  • The efforts of students, teachers and parents combined to ensure that the event was one that would be remembered for a long time to come.
Sinónimos
co-operate, collaborate, join forces, get together, unite, team up, throw in one's lot
informal gang up
1.3Engage in simultaneously: combine shopping and sightseeing
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  • Both members sing interchanging lyrics, often combining them simultaneously.
  • If one combines different crosses simultaneously but ignores the different relationships among individuals, substantial bias may result.
  • If you can combine good shopping and good catering in a wonderful location, then you've got a powerful recipe.

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈkämˌbīn
 
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A group of people or companies acting together for a commercial purpose: a powerful industrial combine
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  • Technocrats in government and external aid agencies constituted a powerful combine.
  • The main theme in the media business has been the transformation of relatively discrete producers of entertainment products into massive financial combines.
  • His sticky-out hair, slightly rumpled jacket and spectacles might mark him out as the headmaster of a provincial French high school rather than the boss of one of Europe's biggest industrial combines.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French combiner or late Latin combinare 'join two by two', from com- 'together' + Latin bini 'two together'.

Derivativos

combinable

Pronunciación: /kəmˈbīnəbəl/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And unharvested winter oil seed rape is starting to germinate where it lies in the field and spoiling, said the chairman of the NFU's regional combinable crops board.
  • They farm 2,700 acres in north Pembrokeshire, growing 1,600 acres of combinable crops.
  • The collection itself is centered around the combinable and the recyclable, starring useful pieces like the vest (as great over a sweater as under a jacket or coat!)

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Hay 2 definiciones de combine en inglés:

combine2

Silabificación: com·bine
Pronunciación: /ˈkämˌbīn
 
/

sustantivo

(in full combine harvester)
An agricultural machine that cuts, threshes, and cleans a grain crop in one operation.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The project was set up to determine how conventional and rotary combine operation impacts grain quality.
  • Thoroughly clean combines and other machinery before moving from fields.
  • Purge any leftover grains by running three to five bushels of organic grains through the combine before beginning the actual harvest of your organic crop.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Harvest (a crop) by means of a combine.
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  • They are also more likely to rotate or combine crops and livestock, with the resulting manure performing the important function of replenishing soil fertility.
  • When crops are combined there is less damage from insects and more efficient use of water.
  • How different are the modern crops grown to be combined, for they are cut only when dead ripe.