Translation of organic in Spanish:

organic

Pronunciation: /ɔːrˈgænɪk; ɔːˈgænɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 [Biology/Biología] [disease/life] orgánico
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    • The carbon dioxide is derived almost entirely from the bacterial decomposition of organic matter in soil.
    • The first step in properly decontaminating instruments, whether by hand or machine, is a cool water rinse to remove organic debris.
    • Blum has only 13 acres of maintained turf, on which he uses mostly organic fertilizers and low-toxic pesticides.
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    • During photosynthesis, plants reduce carbon from carbon dioxide to form organic molecules.
    • In this process the ether is shaken with an organic solute in aqueous solution.
    • Carbohydrates are one of the most widely occurring types of organic compounds.
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    • A recent study, however, showed that the use of modern technology minimised the likelihood of missing organic disease.
    • Often, the fatigue is transient or can be attributed to a definable organic illness.
    • The reported patients mostly had normal lung function and did not have diagnosed organic illnesses.
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    • Have you had goals in mind throughout your career, or has your development been fairly organic?
    • Development is an organic process, so we inevitably added and expanded on a few features that greatly improved the product.
    • We continue to gain market share in key target markets and achieve good revenue growth from both acquisitions and organic developments.
    1.2 [fertilizer] orgánico, natural; [farming] ecológico, biológico, sin pesticidas ni fertilizantes artificiales; [vegetable] biológico, cultivado sin pesticidas ni fertilizantes artificiales
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    • Europe is taking the lead in the shift to sustainable farming practices and organic food production.
    • In theory, organic methods of food production sound ideal.
    • Perhaps the most obvious immediate alternative to the conventional farming treadmill is for farmers to convert their production to organic methods.
    1.3 [Chemistry/Química] [compound/substance] orgánico
  • 2 2.1 (coordinated) [whole/body/system] orgánico 2.2 (integral) [part] integral, integrante
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    • I took diverse or disparate elements and gave them some kind of organic unity.
    • The majority of the songs on the album blend each element into a full, organic, and integrated whole.
    • There is no sense of organic unity in the work as a whole - one is simply taken from event to event, often at speed.

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