"to decompose" translation into Spanish

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"to decompose" in Spanish

EN to decompose
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[decomposed|decomposed] {verb}

1. general

to decompose
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desconchabar {vb} [CAm.]
to decompose (also: to putrefy, to rot)
Discarded batteries and accumulators take a very long time to decompose.
Las pilas y acumuladores desechados tardan mucho en descomponerse.

2. construction

Bacteria and microbes cause it to decompose if it is taken away from its oxygen-free state.
La acción de bacterias y microbios la descomponen al entrar en contacto con el oxígeno.
This is what the theory of peat growth is based upon: marshland grows where there is more peat growing than decomposing.
De ahí parte precisamente la teoría del crecimiento de la turba: crecen en tamaño aquellos pantanos en los que se genera más turba de la que se descompone.

3. chemistry

to decompose
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degradarse {vb} (compuesto)

Context sentences for "to decompose" in Spanish

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EnglishBacteria and microbes cause it to decompose if it is taken away from its oxygen-free state.
La acción de bacterias y microbios la descomponen al entrar en contacto con el oxígeno.