areal

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See also: Areal, aréal, areál, and areał

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin āreālis; equivalent to area +‎ -al.

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areal (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to an area.
    areal interstices — the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves
    • 2004, Scott Mueller, Upgrading and Repairing Laptops, page 307,
      Areal density is often used as a technology growth-rate indicator for the hard disk drive industry. Areal density is defined as the product of the linear bits per inch (bpil, measured along the length of the tracks around the disk, multiplied by the number of tracks per inch (tpi), measured radially on the disk (see Figure 9.1).
    • 2009, Sydney Lou Bonnick, Bone Densitometry in Clinical Practice: Application and Interpretation, page 157,
      It should be clear then, that BMD[Bone Mineral Density] measurements with DXA[Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry] are two-dimensional or areal measurements, whereas BMD measurements with QCT[Quantitative Computed Tomography] are three-dimensional or volumetric. Because DXA measurements are areal, bone size can affect the apparent BMD.
    • 2010, Tarek Ahmed, Reservoir Engineering Handbook, page 985,
      The areal sweep efficiency EA is defined as the fraction of the total flood pattern that is contacted by the displacing fluid.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin āreālis, from ārea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /areaːl/, [ˌɑːeˈæːˀl]

Noun[edit]

areal n (singular definite arealet, plural indefinite arealer)

  1. area, space
    Synonym: flademål
  2. acreage

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Galician[edit]

Areal of Doniños, Ferrol, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese arẽal (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from area (sand) +‎ -al. Cognate with Portuguese areal and Spanish arenal.

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Noun[edit]

areal m (plural areais)

  1. sandy place
  2. beach
    Synonym: praia

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References[edit]

  • areal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • areal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • areal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • areal” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • areal” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch areaal, from Latin āreālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈarɛal]
  • Hyphenation: arè‧al

Adjective[edit]

arèal

  1. areal

Noun[edit]

arèal (first-person possessive arealku, second-person possessive arealmu, third-person possessive arealnya)

  1. (colloquial) synonym of area

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin āreālis.

Noun[edit]

areal n (definite singular arealet, indefinite plural areal or arealer, definite plural areala or arealene)

  1. area (measurement of a surface)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āreālis.

Noun[edit]

areal n (definite singular arealet, indefinite plural areal, definite plural areala)

  1. area (measurement of a surface)

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ɾeˈaw/ [a.ɾeˈaʊ̯], /a.ɾiˈaw/ [a.ɾɪˈaʊ̯], (faster pronunciation) /aˈɾjaw/ [aˈɾjaʊ̯]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ɾeˈaw/ [a.ɾeˈaʊ̯]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: a‧re‧al

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese arẽal, from arẽa (sand) +‎ -al. By surface analysis, areia +‎ -al.

Noun[edit]

areal m (plural areais)

  1. a sandy location
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Etymology 2[edit]

From área +‎ -al, or borrowed from Latin āreālis.

Adjective[edit]

areal m or f (plural areais)

  1. areal (of or relating to an area)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Areal.

Noun[edit]

areal n (plural areale)

  1. area

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