- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (in volume, extent — of metal) expansión (f), dilatación (f); (— of gas) expansión (f); (— of trade, market) expansión (f) economic/industrial/territorial expansion expansión económica/industrial/territorial (before noun/delante del nombre) expansion board [Computing/Informática] placa (feminine) de expansión expansion card [Computing/Informática] tarjeta (feminine) de expansión or de ampliación expansion slot [Computing/Informática] ranura (feminine) de expansiónMore example sentences
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- Much of the rest of the country is paying the price of rapid economic expansion.
- At the same time close links with the USA resulted in rapid economic recovery and expansion.
- These years are post-integration and are from a period of rapid expansion of the industry.
More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (of summary) ampliación (feminine); [Mathematics/Matemáticas] desarrollo (masculine)
- This value signifies that the colony contains 37,800 sectors of cells having tract length expansions.
- In a sense, this is an expansion of that book to cover the whole region.
- ‘I think the ballparks are smaller, the players are stronger, and we've had two expansions in the last decade,’ said Selig.
- If the operating temperature is higher than there is greater heat distortion due to thermal expansion hence increased friction.
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.