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origin

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrədʒən; ˈɒrɪdʒɪn/

Translation of origin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (derivation, source) origen (masculine) of Dutch origin de origen holandés country of origin país (masculine) de origen or de procedencia of humble origins de origen or de cuna humilde
    Example sentences
    • In Ireland and Great Britain, sacred wells derive their distant origins from megalithic and Celtic times.
    • The islands are volcanic in origin, having arisen from a mantle hotspot, and they have never been connected to the mainland.
    • Martial arts is a broad term that covers a variety of schools and forms whose unity derives only from their origins in the arts of war and single combat.
    1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] origen (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Given ABC, we may assume its vertices lie on a circle centered at the origin of a Cartesian coordinate system.
    • Let u and v denote two positions on a chromosome, measured in a scale in morgan units with the coordinate origin at the target locus.
    • In fact, from the point P which is at distance d from the origin measured along a radius vector, the distance from P to the pole is d sec b.

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