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biological

Pronunciation: /ˌbaɪəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl; ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/

Translation of biological in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [process/reaction/research] biológico; [washing powder] biológico; [warfare/weapons] biológico
    Example sentences
    • IBM has unveiled an ambitious initiative to develop technologies that share the basic biological abilities of living organisms.
    • This heavy metal has no known biological function in living organisms.
    • Biotechnology is the use of living organisms or biological substances to discover or produce therapeutic remedies.
    Example sentences
    • Use biological washing powder to clean your roasting tins: sprinkle in a cup of powder, add warm water and leave to soak for an hour
    • Biological cleaning solutions, being natural and generally harmless, are very safe to use meaning cleaning staff are protected during general use and in the event of accidental spillages
    • The pre-treatment and/or post-treatment baths are compatible with the biological cleaning bath and during operation of the system, the used pre-treatment and/or post-treatment baths are recycled to the biological cleaning solution for biodegradation.
    Example sentences
    • Chemical toxins differ from biological weapons in that they are nonliving pathogens and require direct infection and contact with the victim.
    • To reduce the severity and extent of war if it does break out, for example by limiting possession and use of nuclear and chemical and biological weapons.
    • This element is the presence of weapons of mass destruction, WMD, which includes chemical, toxin, biological, and nuclear weapons.
    1.2 (natural) [parent] biológico
    Example sentences
    • And the mother and father, the biological parents of this baby were in the wind but the grandparents lived in New Jersey.
    • Scientists are to carry out the first British experiments on human embryos that would create a baby with three biological parents - two mothers and a father.
    • Parenting is separated from sexuality in a way that it is not for heterosexual parents with biological children.

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