yacimiento

yacimiento(
yah
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see
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myehn
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (geology)
a. deposit
En la región hay yacimientos de carbón y petróleo.There are deposits of coal and oil in the region.
Ayer anunciaron el descubrimiento de nuevos yacimientos de petróleo en el Golfo de México.Yesterday they announced the discovery of new oil deposits in the Gulf of Mexico.
b. bed
Por aquí cerca hay espesos yacimientos de arcilla.There are thick beds of clay near here.
c. field (of oil)
Se encontró un yacimiento petrolífero en la costa este del país.An oil field was found on the east coast of the country.
d. mine
Algunos mineros que trabajan en el yacimiento informaron que sufren de enfermedades respiratorias.Some works who work at mine reported having respiratory diseases.
e. ore
Ya extrajeron casi todos los recursos del yacimiento.The ore is almost depleted.
2. (archeology)
a. site
Los arqueólogos encontraron unas vasijas de oro en el yacimiento.Archaeologists found some gold vessels at the site.
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yacimiento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (minero)
a. bed, deposit
2. (arqueológico)
a. site
yacimiento de petróleooilfield
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yacimiento
(Geología) bed; deposit; (arqueológico) site
yacimiento petrolífero oilfield
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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