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conjunto menor

English translation: "minor group"

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22:46 Nov 18, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology / geological report
Spanish term or phrase: conjunto menor
Presenta un fracturamiento y/o diaclasamiento predominantemente NO-SE y un conjunto menor de direccion E-O.
lbotto
Local time: 10:11
English translation:"minor group"
Explanation:
No hay mucho contexto como para saber a ciencia cierta qué sería mejor, pero aquí está mi sugerencia.
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Eloy Carmona
Spain
Local time: 13:11
Grading comment
Thank you
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +3"minor group"Eloy Carmona


  

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46 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
"minor group"


Explanation:
No hay mucho contexto como para saber a ciencia cierta qué sería mejor, pero aquí está mi sugerencia.

Example sentence(s):
  • "...one major group at 1.9-1.7 Ga and a minor group at 2.9-2.6 Ga."

    Reference: http://www.cosis.net/abstracts/EGU2008/07249/EGU2008-A-07249...
Eloy Carmona
Spain
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Walsh: O smaller
2 hrs
  -> Sure, but because of the context I thought that "minor" is better than "smaller". Thank you, Chriswa. :)

agree  Enrique Espinosa: It's a secondary system of fractures E-W, not as dense or frequente as the NW-SE, that's what they mean in Spanish...
7 hrs
  -> Thank you, Enrique. Have a nice day.

agree  Chris E
11 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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