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Spanish Word of the Day: Hormigón

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Hormigón

Léxico de arquitectura I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/5/2013
Word: Hormigón
(hor-mi-GÓN) Sustantivo masculino
English: Concrete/cement
Etymology: (De hormigo, gachas de harina).(Del lat. formīca).
Meaning: 1.Mezcla compuesta de piedras menudas y mortero de cemento y arena.
Topic:Léxico de arquitectura I
Example:

Estructura de hormigón en sótanos, de hierro el resto. En la sala, pilares de ocho metros de altura separados a seis metros, soportando vigas-puente de 20 metros de luz. Gimnasio Maravillas. por Alejandro de la Sota (1960-62)

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