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"Weathering" is a noun which is often translated as "el desgaste", and "deposition" is a noun which is often translated as "la deposición". Learn more about the difference between "weathering" and "deposition" below.
weathering
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el desgaste
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The weathering of the ocean side of the house is much faster than on the sheltered side.El desgaste del lado de la casa que da al mar ocurre mucho más rápido que en el lado resguardado.
b. la erosión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The gradual weathering of these hillsides has exposed the roots of the trees, making them vulnerable.La erosión paulatina de estas laderas ha expuesto las raíces de los árboles, haciéndolos vulnerables.
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deposition(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la deposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lawyer had to fly to Toronto to take a deposition from a witness.El abogado tuvo que volar a Toronto para tomar la deposición de un testigo.
b. la declaración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The first witness came to the stand to give his deposition.El primer testigo subió al estrado para hacer su declaración.
2. (overthrow)
a. la deposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Throngs of demonstrators demanded the deposition of the dictator.Una multitud de manifestantes exigió la deposición del dictador.
b. la destitución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The reporter accused a former spy of causing the deposition of the president.La reportera acusó a un antiguo espía de causar la destitución del presidente.
3. (technology)
a. la deposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This technique allows greater deposition of the aerosol particles in the respiratory tract.Esta técnica permite una mayor deposición de las partículas del aerosol en las vías respiratorias.
b. la sedimentación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The deposition of the particles on a substrate produces a thin film.La sedimentación de las partículas en un sustrato da lugar a una lámina delgada.
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