There are 3 translations of compound in Spanish:

compound1

adj

/ˈkɑːmpaʊnd; ˈkɒmpaʊnd/
  • [number/word/eye/leaf] compuesto compound interest interés (masculine) compuesto compound substance compuesto (masculine)
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    • The new company about to be born will have a compound name.
    • When you have two different elements, there are usually only two words in the compound name.
    • He did so by combining two complex ideas - or at least two abstract compound nouns - in a new way.
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    • These specialized plants generally have spike-like compound inflorescences, comprised of paired cymules of tiny flowers that are sessile within succulent free or fused bracts.
    • The buckwheat inflorescence is a compound raceme that produces laterally flowered cymose clusters, the number of which was affected by the position of the inflorescence along the main stem.
    • The female reproductive structures of flowers are the carpels, which are either free, or are fused to form a compound ovary.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 3 translations of compound in Spanish:

compound2

n

/ˈkɑːmpaʊnd; ˈkɒmpaʊnd/
  • 1 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] compuesto (masculine)
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    • The layers of plants and animals slowly broke down into simple substances called hydrocarbons, compounds of hydrogen and carbon.
    • These substances are compounds because the molecules that make it up have two kinds of atoms.
    • Exhaust gases include harmful volatile organic compounds or hydrocarbons, chemicals such as nitrogen oxide and carbon monoxide.
    1.2 (word) palabra (feminine) compuesta
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    • The orthography was developed by Nance from the surviving texts, and vocabulary is extended by analogizing from Breton and Welsh and forming compounds from existing words.
    • Lexicalisation doesn't have to involve making up a new word, it could be a compound, or an existing word could be broadened.
    • Terms like megastore or hypertext are also called compounds, because they are combinations of free-standing words with prefixes or suffixes.
    1.3 (mixture) mezcla (feminine) livestock compound [Agriculture/Agricultura] pienso (m) compuesto, concentrado (m)
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    • Now the sophistication of the device has authorities pretty rattled, especially as a unique mixture of explosive compounds was involved.
    • Also, the relative amounts of the different compounds of the mixture tend to be more even, which is reflected in lower dominance values.
    • If the different compounds of a mixture act synergistically, greater toxicity or deterrence may result.
  • 2 (residence) complejo (m) habitacional; (for prisoners etc) barracones (mpl)
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    • The villages are rather compact, consisting of groups of compounds enclosed by millet-stalk fences.
    • Within an enclosed compound, you discover a pristine, high-ceilinged exhibition space that occupies a renovated factory building.
    • Sensitive areas within compounds have also been given extra protection while electronic scanning of staff, visitors and vehicles entering sites has been stepped up.
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    • Both diamond and gold mines housed black workers in single-sex compounds, issuing contracts of limited duration.
    • The NUM is claiming more housing allowance for workers who don't live at the mine compound and better living conditions for those that do.
    • In the 1910s and 1920s, most of the 200,000 African men employed in gold-mining lived in vast single-sex compounds.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 3 translations of compound in Spanish:

compound3

vt

/kɑːmˈpaʊnd; kəm-; kəmˈpaʊnd/
  • 1 (make worse) [problem] agravar, exacerbar; [risk/difficulties] acrecentar*, aumentar; [delay] alargar*
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    • Major problems in agriculture and structural difficulties in the eurozone compounded the negative effects from slower global trade.
    • Little or no analysis is done and poor planning is compounded by even worse implementation strategies.
    • The paper also points out that individual land uses often interact synergistically, compounding their negative effect on habitats and birds.
  • 2 (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) 2.1 (combine) [literary/literario] to be compounded with sth ir* acompañado de algo 2.2 (compose, mix) combinar (to be) compounded of sth (estar*) compuesto de algo
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    • The horrifying scene was compounded of darkness, silhouettes of mountains, and beyond the mountains, a red glow which rose to the sky, from remote fires.
    • That illusion, like the touching belief that one party is always better than the other, is compounded of near-equal parts naiveté and cynicism.
    • The renouncers' attitude was compounded of dark bitterness and bright hope.
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    • The pharmacist then compounds the necessary ingredients and dispenses the medication to the patient.
    • We compound various strengths and combinations of thyroid hormone.
    • When we compound prescriptions, we mix ingredients specific to each patient's needs.
  • 3 (settle by agreement) [debt] ajustar (mediante un convenio con los acreedores)

vi

/kɑːmˈpaʊnd; kəm-; kəmˈpaʊnd/
  • to compound with sb for sth transigir* or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) transar con algn en algo

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.