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building block

Translation of building block in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Sch, Games)
    (cubo, ladrillo etc de juego educativo)
    Example sentences
    • These are quite old fashioned toys, like wooden building blocks, wooden yachts and so on.
    • In the Mendelson hall, for example, there is a box of Lego and another of wooden building blocks.
    • It consists of seven boxes that purport to contain sets of the popular Lego brand plastic building blocks.
    1.2 (Constr) 1.3 (component)
    componente (masculine) básico
    Example sentences
    • When I was going to those places, sometimes I would have to take what would roughly equate to an infantry section, which is the basic building block of a military unit.
    • This was important to physicists because all the basic building blocks of matter are fermions.
    • Again, the conclusion is that there is a rather small region of parameter space in which the basic building blocks of chemical complexity can exist.

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