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yacimiento
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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).
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.
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).
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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¿Qué estados de México tienen los mayores yacimientos de plata?
Which Mexican states have the biggest silver mines?
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