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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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