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Detailed Translations for contraction from English to Spanish


contraction [the ~] noun

  1. the contraction (woe; labour pain)
    la contracción

Translation Matrix for contraction:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
contracción contraction; labour pain; woe chain; coming together; concentration; convulsion; convulsive movement; crimp; fit; labour pain; sequence; series; shrinkage; spasm
- compression; condensation; muscle contraction; muscular contraction

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Related Definitions for "contraction":

  1. the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope1
  2. (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)1
  3. a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds1
    • `won't' is a contraction of `will not'1
    • `o'clock' is a contraction of `of the clock'1
  4. the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together1
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling1

Wiktionary Translations for contraction:

  1. shortened word or phrase

Cross Translation:
contraction contracción contractie — samentrekking van orgaan of spieren

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