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matrix

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪtrɪks/

Translation of matrix in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural matrices or , matrixes)

  • [Audio] [Geology/Geología] [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [Printing/Imprenta] matriz (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Limited dolomitization of the calcite around the edges of the fossils and in the matrix of the concretion occurred at a later stage.
    • Rhombs of ferroan dolomite occur both in the fringe around the fossils and within the matrix of the concretion.
    • Except for a few small bone fragments, no fossils have been observed within the clasts or in the matrix.
    Example sentences
    • The matrix is inserted at its base, the mould is adjusted to the desired width, molten lead is poured in to form a column, and the character is cast in the matrix at the bottom.
    • These were then used to shape the matrixes from which the records were pressed.
    Example sentences
    • Equivalently, physicists can represent a given quantum system by a matrix - a square array of whole numbers.
    • For this simple example, this means we can get to any of the six permutation matrices in a single swap.
    • Of particular importance is his appreciation of the value of elementary hermitian matrices in numerical analysis.

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