Translation of combination in Spanish:

combination

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmbəˈneɪʃən; ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (mixture) combinación (feminine) an interesting color combination o combination of colors una interesante combinación de colores the two methods work very well in combination los dos métodos funcionan muy bien usados en conjunción
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    • The combination of top quality performance and the ambience of the concerts has produced evenings of great enjoyment both musically and socially.
    • He said it was crucial to study the uplands because they had a distinct combination of agriculture, landscape, tourism, plus artistic and cultural inspiration.
    • We've found that your particular combination of qualities is rare - only 2 in 10,000 people share the same general mix of traits.
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    • In combination there is something even beyond, that joins the three in harmony.
    • The twinport petrol engines achieve reductions in fuel consumption by using a variable intake manifold in combination with high rates of exhaust gas recirculation.
    • The therapy involves heated, very smooth stones being rubbed into your back, arms and legs in combination with traditional Swedish massage techniques.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Mathematics/Matemáticas] combinación (feminine)
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    • His final publication was on combinations where he used the notation (m, n) for the combinations of n objects selected from m objects.
    • Mahavira gave special rules for the use of permutations and combinations which was a topic of special interest in Jaina mathematics.
    • Perhaps they're computing permutations of combinations?
  • 2 countable/numerable (of lock) combinación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) combination lock cerradura (feminine) de combinación
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    • Turning the dial and entering the correct combination, he pulled open the metal safe door and peered inside at the Manila folders it contained.
    • He set the safe on his bed, quickly put in the combination and opened it.
    • It must be a hidden safe, one that will only open if the right combination was dialed on the phone.
  • 3
    (combinations plural)
    (British English/inglés británico) prenda de ropa interior de una pieza
  • 4 countable/numerable (motorcycle and sidecar) (British English/inglés británico) moto (feminine) con sidecar
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    • Racing with specially constructed motor cycle and sidecar combinations is a recognised but inherently very dangerous sport.
    • A thought I just had: how much do you hate it when motorbike/sidecar combinations come apart in films and the sidecar carries on on its own, usually ending up in a duck pond or hay stack.
    • They moved at high speed, often with motorcycle combinations, ahead of the panzer divisions, to reconnoitre routes and maintain the momentum of the assault.

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