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消滅, しょうめつ

  • shōmetsu

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • lapse
  • annihilation (physics)

Definition

  • extinguishment
  • termination (e.g. of legal representation)

Definition

mathematics

  • vanishing

Examples of 消滅,しょうめつ in a Sentence

消滅かかっている種族である
The tiger is a vanishing species.
Without oxygen, all animals would have disappeared long ago.
The tropical rainforests, located in a narrow region near the equator, are disappearing so fast that by the year 2000 eighty percent of them may be gone.
Old traditions are crumbling away.
If the sun were to go out, all living things would die.
If the sun were to go out, all living things would die.
その消滅した
The nation ceased to exist.
破壊結果毎日50種類野生の動植物消滅していると見積られている。
It has been estimated that, as a result of the destruction, fifty species of wildlife are disappearing from the earth each day.

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