Translation of decomposition in Spanish:

decomposition

descomposición, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdiːkɒmpəˈzɪʃn//diˌkɑmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    descomposición feminine
    • Police reported that the bodies were in such a state of decomposition that they were unable to tell if there were any marks of violence.
    • Layers of leaves or other organic matter are sometimes added to speed decomposition.
    • It has since proved difficult to identify the remains due to their advanced stage of decomposition.
    • To speed up decomposition, we sometimes spread the leaves on a rough piece of grass and run the rotary mower over them several times.
    • A veterinary surgeon who visited the farm later reported a smell which indicated the advanced decomposition of animal remains.