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Engelsk navneord: region

1. region (om sted) the extended spatial location of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe farming regions of France.
Religions in all parts of the world.
Regions of outer space.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part

Mindre specifikke termerlocation

Mere specifikke termeraerospace, air, air, atmosphere, belt, biosphere, black hole, bottom, county, deep space, depth, distance, Eden, Edgeworth-Kuiper belt, exterior, extremity, heaven, heliosphere, hell, hell on earth, hellhole, house, inferno, inside, intergalactic space, interior, interplanetary space, interstellar space, ionosphere, Kuiper belt, layer, mansion, mare, maria, nirvana, outside, Papua, paradise, planetary house, promised land, radius, Shangri-la, side, sign, sign of the zodiac, Sind, snake pit, star sign, the pits, top, vacuity, vacuum, zodiac, zone

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAchaea, Appleton layer, Cynoscephalae, D region, D-layer, Doris, E layer, E region, F layer, F region, Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, Rand, Reef, Transylvania, Witwatersrand

2. region (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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)area

Mindre specifikke termerbody part

Mere specifikke termerarea 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

3. region (om sted) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPenguins inhabit the polar regions.

Mindre specifikke termerlocation

Mere specifikke termerantipodes, area, backwater, biogeographical region, breadbasket, country, demesne, district, domain, dominion, field, field, field of operations, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, heartland, irredenta, irridenta, laboratory, land, northland, southland, terra incognita, territorial dominion, territory, testing ground, theater, theater of operations, theater of war, theatre, theatre of operations, theatre of war, unknown, unknown region, zone of interior

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerFar East, French West Indies, Occident, Old World, West

4. region (om mængde el. mål) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job.
The price is in the neighborhood of $100.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)neighborhood

Mindre specifikke termerindefinite quantity

5. region (om erkendelse) a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a limited realm of discourse.
Here we enter the region of opinion.
The realm of the occult.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)realm

Mindre specifikke termerdomain, knowledge base, knowledge domain

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