Translation of displacement in Spanish:

displacement

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpleɪsmənt/

n

  • 1.1 u (replacement) sustitución (f), reemplazo (m)
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    • From West Africa to Southeast Asia, these trends have resulted in massive male displacement and, frequently, unemployment.
    • Labor groups resisted the introduction of the steam presses fearing job displacement.
    • In such a case, females would be farther north than males in the absence of displacement of females by later-arriving males.
    1.2 u c [Naut] desplazamiento (m); [Auto] cilindrada (f)
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    • In another one of those historical ironies, the modern corvette is the same size and displacement as the original destroyers that appeared about a century ago.
    • Improvements include increased payload share of ship displacement, stealthy design, advanced propulsion system and combat systems with modular open architecture.
    • The hull displacement is 2,168t surfaced and 2,455t dived.
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    • A gear pump system has a fixed displacement and requires a change in pump shaft speed to affect pump volume.
    • Variable displacement piston pumps are just icing on the cake of an already flourishing miniexcavator market.
    • Driving pressure (also known as power) is determined by the displacement of the reciprocating pumps or diaphragms.
    1.3 u c [Psych] sublimación (f)
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    • Like all symbioses it was bound together and sustained by the primary processes of uncritical displacement and condensation.
    • The influence of perceptual displacement and age on the retrospective component of prospective remembering was considered in a similar analysis.
    • Perceptual displacement of cues modulated performance of the prospective component but not the retrospective component.
    1.4 u (of refugees) desplazamiento (m)
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    • There was no mention of displacement by natural catastrophes.
    • The project involves large-scale displacement of farmers and destruction of farmland, forests and common lands.
    • Regular villas for Roman colonists in Kent: evidence suggests massive displacement of native farmers after Roman conquest

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