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Engelsk substantiv: area

1. area (om sted) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a mountainous area.
Bible country.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)country

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkregion

Mere spesifikke uttrykkanchorage, anchorage ground, arena, bed ground, bed-ground, bedground, block, broadcast area, center, centre, city block, clear, corner, corner, danger, disaster area, eye, fireside, free port, free zone, hangout, haunt, heart, hearth, high country, hunting ground, middle, neighborhood, no man's land, no-go area, open, playground, quadrant, quadrant, rain shadow, refuge, repair, resort, resort area, retreat, safety, scene, section, shrubbery, space, staging area, stamping ground, tank farm, vacation spot, winner's circle

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkBermuda Triangle

2. area (om erkjendelse) a subject of study

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was his area of specialization.
Areas of interest include....

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkissue, matter, subject, topic

Mere spesifikke uttrykkgray area, grey area, territory

3. area (i anatomi) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the abdominal region.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)region

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbody part

Mere spesifikke uttrykkarea of cardiac dullness, areola, cleavage, cortical area, cortical region, epigastrium, erogenous zone, fovea, fovea centralis, groin, half-moon, hypochondrium, inguen, loins, lunula, lunule, macula, macula lutea, macular area, middle, midriff, midsection, palm, parafovea, perineum, pressure point, pubes, pubic region, quick, ring of color, side, sole, thenar, thenar, waist, waistline, yellow spot

4. area (om tilstand) a particular environment or walk of life

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis social sphere is limited.
It was a closed area of employment.
He's out of my orbit.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkenvironment

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdistaff, front, kingdom, land, lap, political arena, political sphere, preserve, province, realm, responsibility

5. area (om gjenstand) a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconstruction, structure

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaisle, auditorium, baggage claim, bema, box, breakfast area, breakfast nook, bullpen, chancel, choir, corner, court, courtyard, dead-air space, dining area, enclosure, family circle, goalmouth, hideaway, lay-by, layby, nave, nook, orchestra pit, panopticon, patio, peanut gallery, pit, pit, pit, press gallery, pull-off, quad, quadrangle, rest area, rest stop, retreat, room, sanctuary, second balcony, storage space, terrace, threshing floor, turnaround, upper balcony

6. area (om egenskap) the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe area of a rectangle.
It was about 500 square feet in area.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)expanse, surface area

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkextent

Mere spesifikke uttrykkacreage, balk, baulk, blank space, erasure, footprint, land area, place, plane section, section, space, space

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