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"Espesor" is a noun which is often translated as "thickness", and "grosor" is a noun which is also often translated as "thickness". Learn more about the difference between "espesor" and "grosor" below.
espesor(
ehs
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peh
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sohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (breadth)
a. thickness
Medí el espesor de la pared con un calibrador.I measured the thickness of wall the with a calliper.
b. depth (of snow)
La nieve de la tormenta alcanzó un espesor de seis pies y nos quedamos atrapados.The snow from the blizzard reached a depth of six feet and we were locked in.
2. (denseness)
a. density
El espesor del bosque disminuyó con la tala.The felling of trees reduced density of the forest.
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grosor(
groh
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sohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. thickness
El grosor de la pared hace que no se escuchen los vecinos.The thickness of the walls means we don't hear the neighbors.
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