Translation of cross section in Spanish:

cross section

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɔːsˈsekʃən; ˌkrɒsˈsekʃən/
, (British English/inglés británico) cross-section

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  • 1 [Biology/Biología] [Mech] sección (feminine), corte (masculine) transversal in cross section en sección, en corte transversal
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    • When the straw is straight, the cross section is a perfect circle.
    • In cross section it is a symmetrical structure of three blades protruding from a central, solid shaft.
    • In cross section, crystals have a compressed diamond-shaped outline.
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    • Partial wood cross sections were removed from each tree with a chainsaw and the location of each sample was then determined and placed on the topographic map.
    • Culture involves a hanging sheet of acrylic of an approximate pine-tree shape, on which are mounted 26 petri dishes, most containing thin cross sections of rolled canvas.
    • My old swimming goggles fit perfectly on the thin cross section of birch.
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    • Beyond the gas chamber was a detector, which allowed them to measure the cross section - the probability for benzene molecules to interact with gas atoms at each velocity.
    • True, we should not expect the biology teacher to teach the fluid dynamics of the circulatory system, or the chemistry teacher to teach the concept of cross sections when introducing nuclear chemistry.
    • The comments did, however, leave open the outside possibility that such an inordinate cross section might be due to some role of the atomic electrons in coupling the x-ray photons strongly to the nucleus.
  • 2 (representative sample) they took a cross section of society tomaron una muestra representativa de los distintos estratos sociales a cross section of opinion un amplio espectro de opinión

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