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English translation: Pleistocene (N.B. Uppercase P)

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16:07 Aug 21, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: Pleistoceno
Una era antes era Glacial
Kari Moyle
English translation:Pleistocene (N.B. Uppercase P)
Explanation:
1.(adj,) of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Quaternary period, which lasted about 990,000 years. It was characterized by the extensive glaciations of the N hemisphere and the evolutionary development of man.
2. (n) the Pleistocene epoch or rock series.
[C19: from Greek pleistos (meaning most) and kainos (meaning recent)]
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Simon Walter
Peru
Local time: 09:59
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Summary of answers provided
naPleistocene
Baruch Avidar
naPleistocene (N.B. Uppercase P)Simon Walter
naPleistoceneJesús Paredes
naPleistocene
Elinor Thomas
naPleistocene Era
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3 mins
Pleistocene Era


Explanation:
According to the Larousse dictionary

Yo solia ser glacial pero me volvi pleistocenica.... ;o)

Happy translating!


Maria
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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51 mins
Pleistocene


Explanation:
Simon & Schuster's International Dict.

good luck! :)

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 11:59
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 247

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55 mins
Pleistocene


Explanation:
First epocch of the Quaternary Period in the Cenozoic Era, characterized by the spreading and recession of continental ice sheets and by the appearance of modern humans. Webster's Dictionary.

Jesús Paredes
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1 hr
Pleistocene (N.B. Uppercase P)


Explanation:
1.(adj,) of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Quaternary period, which lasted about 990,000 years. It was characterized by the extensive glaciations of the N hemisphere and the evolutionary development of man.
2. (n) the Pleistocene epoch or rock series.
[C19: from Greek pleistos (meaning most) and kainos (meaning recent)]


    Collins English Dictionary, 3rd updated edition, 1994
Simon Walter
Peru
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PRO pts in pair: 16
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2 hrs
Pleistocene


Explanation:
Good luck!

Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 17:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 92

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