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American English: /ˌrɛrəˈfækʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌrɛːrɪˈfakʃ(ə)n/

Translation of rarefaction in Spanish:


  • rarefacción (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We hear nothing more of ‘separating out’ or even of rarefaction and condensation.
    • Anaximenes' notion of successive change of matter by rarefaction and condensation was influential in later theories.
    • Sound is a wave of compression and rarefaction in air.

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