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See also: Areal, aréal, and areál

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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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DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin arealis, from ārea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /areaːl/, [ˌɑːeˈæːˀl]

NounEdit

areal n (singular definite arealet, plural indefinite arealer)

  1. area, space
  2. acreage

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GalicianEdit

 
Areal of Doniños, Ferrol, Galicia

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From area (sand) +‎ -al. Cognate with Portuguese areal and Spanish arenal.

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NounEdit

areal m (plural areais)

  1. sandy place
  2. beach
    Synonym: praia

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ReferencesEdit

  • areal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • areal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • areal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • areal” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • areal” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin arealis

NounEdit

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 NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arealis

NounEdit

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

  1. area (measurement of a surface)

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese arẽal, from arẽa (sand) + -al.

NounEdit

areal m (plural areais)

  1. a sandy location
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Etymology 2Edit

área +‎ -al, or borrowed from Latin arealis.

AdjectiveEdit

areal m, f (plural areais, comparable)

  1. areal (of or pertaining to an area)