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  • 1 Cotes

    Cotes

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  • 2 nudo de vuelta redonda y dos cotes

    • rolling
    • rolling hitch

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  • 3 acorazado

    adj.
    armored, armour-plated, iron-clad, armor-plated.
    m.
    battleship, dreadnought, warship, capital ship.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: acorazar.
    * * *
    1 battleship
    ————————
    1→ link=acorazar acorazar
    1 armoured (US armored), armour-plated (US armor-plated)
    1 battleship
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [cámara] security antes de s ; [vehículo] reinforced, armoured, armored (EEUU), armour-plated, armor-plated (EEUU)
    2.
    * * *
    masculino battleship
    * * *
    = armoured [armored, -USA], warship, battleship, dreadnought, ironclad [iron-clad], ironclad battleship.
    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    Ex. Thus a book on 'the history of naval warships' may be sought under history, navy or warships.
    Ex. In 'upper town' streets are broad, quiet, and tree-shaded; the homes are tall and heavy and look like battleships, each anchored in its private sea of grass.
    Ex. Figure 5 is a sketch of a dreadnought.
    Ex. He also highlights some of the naval innovations of the war, including submarines, ironclad vessels, and new types of mines.
    Ex. Ironclad battleships played a vital role during the Civil War assault on Charleston.
    ----
    * infantería acorazada = armoured infantry.
    * vehículo acorazado = armoured vehicle.
    * * *
    masculino battleship
    * * *
    = armoured [armored, -USA], warship, battleship, dreadnought, ironclad [iron-clad], ironclad battleship.

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

    Ex: Thus a book on 'the history of naval warships' may be sought under history, navy or warships.
    Ex: In 'upper town' streets are broad, quiet, and tree-shaded; the homes are tall and heavy and look like battleships, each anchored in its private sea of grass.
    Ex: Figure 5 is a sketch of a dreadnought.
    Ex: He also highlights some of the naval innovations of the war, including submarines, ironclad vessels, and new types of mines.
    Ex: Ironclad battleships played a vital role during the Civil War assault on Charleston.
    * infantería acorazada = armoured infantry.
    * vehículo acorazado = armoured vehicle.

    * * *
    battleship
    * * *

    Del verbo acorazar: ( conjugate acorazar)

    acorazado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    acorazado    
    acorazar
    acorazado sustantivo masculino
    battleship
    acorazado,-a
    I adjetivo armoured, US armored, armour-plated, US armor-plated
    II sustantivo masculino battleship
    ' acorazado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acorazada
    English:
    armour-plated
    - battleship
    - battle
    * * *
    acorazado, -a
    adj
    armour-plated;
    cámara acorazada strongroom, vault
    nm
    [buque] battleship
    * * *
    I adj armored, Br
    armoured;
    división acorazada armored division
    II m MAR battleship
    * * *
    acorazado, -da adj
    blindado: armored
    : battleship

    Spanish-English dictionary > acorazado

  • 4 antiblindaje

    Ex. Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.
    * * *

    Ex: Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > antiblindaje

  • 5 armadura

    f.
    1 armor.
    2 framework.
    * * *
    1 (traje) suit of armour (US armor)
    2 (armazón) frame
    3 ARQUITECTURA framework
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mil, Hist) armour, armor (EEUU)
    2) (Téc) (=armazón) framework; [en hormigón] reinforcing bars; [de gafas] frame; (Anat) skeleton; (Elec) armature
    3) (Mús) key signature
    * * *
    1) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    2) (Const) framework
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], plate armour.
    Ex. The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.
    Ex. The book focuses on depictions of plate armour.
    ----
    * armadura de cama = bedstead.
    * armadura personal = body armour.
    * * *
    1) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    2) (Const) framework
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], plate armour.

    Ex: The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.

    Ex: The book focuses on depictions of plate armour.
    * armadura de cama = bedstead.
    * armadura personal = body armour.

    * * *
    A ( Hist, Mil) armor*
    B ( Const) framework
    * * *

    armadura sustantivo femenino
    1 (Hist, Mil) armor( conjugate armor)
    2 (Const) framework
    armadura sustantivo femenino
    1 Hist (suit of) armour, US (suit of) armor
    2 (estructura) frame
    ' armadura' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coraza
    - peto
    English:
    armor
    - armour
    * * *
    1. [de guerrero] armour
    2. [de barco, tejado] framework
    * * *
    f
    1 armor, Br
    armour
    2 TÉC framework
    * * *
    1) : armor
    2) armazón: skeleton, framework
    * * *
    armadura n armour

    Spanish-English dictionary > armadura

  • 6 armadura personal

    (n.) = body armour
    Ex. They also discuss the need for military-designed body armor for journalists working in war zones.
    * * *

    Ex: They also discuss the need for military-designed body armor for journalists working in war zones.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armadura personal

  • 7 arnés

    m.
    1 harness, trappings.
    2 armor, armour.
    * * *
    1 (armadura) armour (US armor)
    1 harness sing, trappings
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Mil, Hist) armour, armor (EEUU)
    2) [en montañismo, paracaidismo] harness
    3) pl arneses (=arreos) harness sing, trappings; (=avíos) gear sing, tackle sing
    * * *
    1) ( para niño) baby reins (pl); (Dep) harness; ( arreos) harness
    2) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    * * *
    = harness, horse trappings, horse tack.
    Ex. No significant long-term modifications to technique were found after the coaching intervention when players were assessed without the harness.
    Ex. Horse-trappings include the saddle, stirrups, bridle (reins and bit), and ornamental fittings, such as bells and saddle decorations.
    Ex. They offer a large selection of quality horse tack and supplies at great prices, including cinches.
    * * *
    1) ( para niño) baby reins (pl); (Dep) harness; ( arreos) harness
    2) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    * * *
    = harness, horse trappings, horse tack.

    Ex: No significant long-term modifications to technique were found after the coaching intervention when players were assessed without the harness.

    Ex: Horse-trappings include the saddle, stirrups, bridle (reins and bit), and ornamental fittings, such as bells and saddle decorations.
    Ex: They offer a large selection of quality horse tack and supplies at great prices, including cinches.

    * * *
    A
    1 (para niño) baby reins (pl), baby harness
    2 ( Dep) harness
    3 (arreos) harness
    B ( Hist, Mil) armor*
    * * *

    arnés sustantivo masculino ( para niño) baby reins (pl);
    (Dep) harness;
    ( arreos) harness
    ' arnés' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    andador
    English:
    harness
    * * *
    arnés nm
    1. Hist armour
    2. [para escalada] harness
    3.
    arneses [de animales] trappings, harness
    * * *
    m
    1 harness
    2 para niños leading strings pl, Br
    leading reins pl
    3
    :
    arneses pl tack sg
    * * *
    arnés nm, pl arneses : harness

    Spanish-English dictionary > arnés

  • 8 blindado

    adj.
    armored, bullet-proof, armour-plated, armor-plated.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: blindar.
    * * *
    1→ link=blindar blindar
    1 armoured (US armored), armour-plated (US armor-plated)
    \
    coche blindado bullet-proof car 2 (furgoneta) security van
    puerta blindada reinforced door
    * * *
    (f. - blindada)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [vehículo] armour-plated, armor-plated (EEUU); [chaleco] bullet-proof; [cable] shielded

    carro blindadoarmoured o (EEUU) armored car

    2.
    SM armoured o (EEUU) armored vehicle
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < coche> armor-plated*, armored*; < puerta> reinforced
    * * *
    = armoured [armored, -USA], shielded, ironclad [iron-clad].
    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    Ex. Coaxial cables have been the principal transmission medium for most local area networks (LANs) but other types of cabling, including shielded and unshielded twisted pair and fibre optic, are gaining acceptance.
    Ex. He also highlights some of the naval innovations of the war, including submarines, ironclad vessels, and new types of mines.
    ----
    * coche blindado = armoured car.
    * vehículo blindado = armoured vehicle, armoured car.
    * vehículo blindado para el transporte de tropas = armoured personnel carrier, personnel carrier.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < coche> armor-plated*, armored*; < puerta> reinforced
    * * *
    = armoured [armored, -USA], shielded, ironclad [iron-clad].

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

    Ex: Coaxial cables have been the principal transmission medium for most local area networks (LANs) but other types of cabling, including shielded and unshielded twisted pair and fibre optic, are gaining acceptance.
    Ex: He also highlights some of the naval innovations of the war, including submarines, ironclad vessels, and new types of mines.
    * coche blindado = armoured car.
    * vehículo blindado = armoured vehicle, armoured car.
    * vehículo blindado para el transporte de tropas = armoured personnel carrier, personnel carrier.

    * * *
    1 ‹coche› armor-plated*, armored*; ‹puerta› reinforced
    2 ‹cable/aparato› shielded
    * * *

    Del verbo blindar: ( conjugate blindar)

    blindado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    blindado    
    blindar
    blindado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ coche› armor-plated( conjugate plated), armored( conjugate armored);


    puerta reinforced
    blindar ( conjugate blindar) verbo transitivobarco/coche› to armor-plate( conjugate plate);
    puerta to reinforce
    blindado,-a adjetivo
    1 (vehículo) armoured, US armored
    2 (antibalas) bullet-proof
    3 (puerta) reinforced
    ' blindado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    blindada
    English:
    armored car
    - armour-plated
    - armoured car
    - golden parachute
    - armored
    - armor
    - bullet
    * * *
    blindado, -a
    adj
    1. [puerta] armour-plated;
    coche blindado bullet-proof car;
    Mil
    vehículo blindado armoured vehicle;
    Mil
    columna blindada armoured column
    2. [reactor nuclear] shielded
    nm
    Mil [vehículo] armoured vehicle
    * * *
    adj
    I 1 vehículo armored, Br
    armoured
    2 puerta reinforced
    3 EL shielded
    II m armored o Br
    armoured vehicle
    * * *
    blindado, -da adj
    acorazado: armored

    Spanish-English dictionary > blindado

  • 9 blindaje

    m.
    1 armor-plating.
    2 shielding, armor, armor plating, armor plate.
    * * *
    1 armour (US armor), armour-plating (US armor-plating)
    2 (de puerta) reinforcing
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM [de vehículo] armour-plating, armor-plating (EEUU); [de cable] shield
    * * *
    masculino armor* plating
    * * *
    Ex. Genetic algorithms are being used to facilitate the design of laminated composite structures required by armour plating for tanks or bumpers for automobiles.
    ----
    * blindaje personal = body armour.
    * * *
    masculino armor* plating
    * * *

    Ex: Genetic algorithms are being used to facilitate the design of laminated composite structures required by armour plating for tanks or bumpers for automobiles.

    * blindaje personal = body armour.

    * * *
    armor* plating
    * * *
    1. [de puerta] armour-plating;
    [de vehículo] armour
    2. [de reactor nuclear] shielding
    3. [de contrato] penalties for termination;
    cláusula de blindaje golden parachute clause
    * * *
    m
    1 de vehículo armor o Br
    armour plating
    2 EL shield
    * * *
    1) : armor, armor plating
    2) : shield (for cables, machinery, etc.)

    Spanish-English dictionary > blindaje

  • 10 blindaje personal

    (n.) = body armour
    Ex. They also discuss the need for military-designed body armor for journalists working in war zones.
    * * *

    Ex: They also discuss the need for military-designed body armor for journalists working in war zones.

    Spanish-English dictionary > blindaje personal

  • 11 blindar

    v.
    1 to armor-plate.
    2 to armor, to armour-plate, to armour, to armor-plate.
    3 to shield.
    * * *
    1 to armour-plate (US armor-plate)
    2 (puerta) to reinforce
    * * *
    VT [+ vehículo] to armour-plate, armor-plate (EEUU); [+ cable] to shield
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <barco/coche> to armor-plate*; < puerta> to reinforce
    * * *
    ----
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <barco/coche> to armor-plate*; < puerta> to reinforce
    * * *
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * * *
    blindar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹barco/coche› to armor-plate*; ‹puerta› to reinforce
    2 ‹cable/aparato› to shield
    * * *

    blindar ( conjugate blindar) verbo transitivobarco/coche› to armor-plate( conjugate plate);
    puerta to reinforce
    ' blindar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    armor
    - armour
    - plate
    * * *
    1. [puerta, vehículo] to armour-plate
    2. [reactor nuclear] to shield
    * * *
    v/t
    1 vehículo armor-plate, Br
    armour-plate
    2 EL shield

    Spanish-English dictionary > blindar

  • 12 carro

    m.
    1 cart.
    ¡para el carro! hang on a minute! (espera)
    subirse al carro de la tecnología to sign up for the new technology
    2 trolley (shopping cart).
    3 carriage.
    4 car (automobile). ( Latin American Spanish salvo River Plate)
    5 car (of train). (Mexican Spanish)
    carro comedor dining car
    * * *
    2 (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley, US cart
    3 MILITAR tank
    \
    apearse del carro familiar to give up, quit
    ¡para el carro! familiar hold your horses!, hold on!
    carros y carretas familiar (ofensas) insults, abuse 2 (molestias) setbacks, hitches, trouble, problems
    carro blindado armoured (US armored) car
    carro de la compra shopping trolley, US shopping cart
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) car
    2) cart
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=carreta) cart, waggon, wagon
    - apearse o bajarse del carro
    - pararle el carro a algn

    carro de guerra — ( Hist) chariot

    carro de la compra — shopping trolley, shopping cart (EEUU)

    2) (Mil) tank

    carro blindado — armoured car, armored car (EEUU), armour-plated car, armor-plated car (EEUU)

    carro de asalto, carro de combate — tank

    3) LAm (=coche) car; (=taxi) cab, taxi; (=vagón) carriage, car ( esp EEUU); (=autobús) bus, coach

    carro comedor Méx dining car, restaurant car

    carro de mudanzas — removal van, moving van (EEUU)

    carro dormitorio Méx sleeping car

    carros locos Col bumper cars, dodgems (Brit)

    carro tranvía, carro urbano — tramcar, streetcar (EEUU)

    4) [de máquina de escribir] carriage
    5) (=carga) cartload
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( carreta) cart

    para el carro! — (fam) cool it! (colloq), hold your horses! (colloq)

    subirse al carroto jump on the bandwagon

    b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE)
    c) (Chi, Méx) ( vagón) coach, carriage (BrE)
    d) (Hist) ( romano) chariot
    * * *
    = trolly, carriage, cart, chariot, waggon [wagon, -USA].
    Ex. Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.
    Ex. The two formes of the sheet were imposed on the bed of the reciprocating carriage where they were inked by two sets of rollers, one at each end of the frame.
    Ex. The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.
    Ex. Built for King Frederick William II. in 1788-91 with the Quadriga on top, a four-horse chariot driven by the goddess of Victory, holding the symbols of victory.
    Ex. In San Francisco horse-drawn wagons preceded the cable cars.
    ----
    * carro con ruedas = wheeled trolly.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * carro de los platos sucios = dirty-dish cart.
    * engancharse al carro = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * retorno de carro = carriage return.
    * tirar del carro = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, pull together, lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( carreta) cart

    para el carro! — (fam) cool it! (colloq), hold your horses! (colloq)

    subirse al carroto jump on the bandwagon

    b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE)
    c) (Chi, Méx) ( vagón) coach, carriage (BrE)
    d) (Hist) ( romano) chariot
    * * *
    = trolly, carriage, cart, chariot, waggon [wagon, -USA].

    Ex: Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.

    Ex: The two formes of the sheet were imposed on the bed of the reciprocating carriage where they were inked by two sets of rollers, one at each end of the frame.
    Ex: The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.
    Ex: Built for King Frederick William II. in 1788-91 with the Quadriga on top, a four-horse chariot driven by the goddess of Victory, holding the symbols of victory.
    Ex: In San Francisco horse-drawn wagons preceded the cable cars.
    * carro con ruedas = wheeled trolly.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * carro de los platos sucios = dirty-dish cart.
    * engancharse al carro = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * retorno de carro = carriage return.
    * tirar del carro = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, pull together, lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.

    * * *
    A
    1 (carreta) cart
    un carro de tierra a cartload of earth
    aguantar carros y carretas to put up with anything
    echarle el carro a algn ( Ven fam) (culpar) to put the blame on sb; (jugar una mala pasada) to do the dirty on sb ( colloq)
    ¡para el carro! ( fam); cool it! ( colloq), hang o hold on! ( colloq), hold your horses! ( colloq)
    pararle el carro a algn: a estos especuladores hay que pararles el carro these speculators must be dealt with o stopped once and for all
    se puso insolente y hubo que pararle el carro he started being rude and I/they had to put him in his place
    subirse al carro to jump on the bandwagon
    2 ( AmL exc CS) ( Auto) car, automobile ( AmE)
    3 (Chi, Méx) (vagón) coach, carriage ( BrE)
    4 ( Chi) (tranvía) streetcar ( AmE), tram ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    ( Col) team car
    (CS, Méx) float
    ( Col) car bomb
    (Méx, Per, Ven) bumper car, Dodgem car® ( BrE)
    ( Méx) dining car, restaurant car ( BrE)
    (Andes, Méx) fire truck ( AmE), fire engine ( BrE)
    tank
    ( Méx) sleeping car, sleeper
    dray
    ( Chi) water cannon
    ( Ven) cab, taxi
    ( Andes) bumper car, Dodgem® car ( BrE)
    ( RPl) water cannon
    ( Ven) unlicensed cab
    ( AmL exc CS) sports car
    * * *

     

    carro sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) ( carreta) cart;


    carro de combate tank
    b) (AmL exc CS) (Auto) car, automobile (AmE);


    carro loco (Andes) bumper car;
    carro sport (AmL exc CS) sports car;
    carro de bomberos (Andes, Méx) fire engine
    c) (Chi, Méx) ( vagón) coach, carriage (BrE);

    carro comedor/dormitorio (Méx) dining/sleeping car

    d) (Hist) ( romano) chariot

    2 ( de máquina de escribir) carriage
    carro sustantivo masculino
    1 (carreta) cart
    2 (de máquina de escribir) carriage
    3 (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley, US cart
    4 Mil carro de combate, tank
    5 LAm car
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar ¡para el carro!, hold your horses!
    ' carro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tanque
    - acondicionar
    - aparejar
    - baúl
    - contravía
    - dañar
    - jalonazo
    - raid
    - sincronizar
    English:
    armored car
    - armoured car
    - automobile
    - bandwagon
    - car
    - carousel
    - cart
    - chariot
    - climb
    - hold
    - rattle
    - shaft
    - trolley
    - waggon
    - wagon
    - band
    - bumper car
    - fire
    - float
    - onto
    - smoking
    - sports
    - tank
    * * *
    carro nm
    1. [vehículo] cart;
    [en batallas] chariot;
    un carro de trigo a cartload of wheat;
    Fig
    apuntarse o [m5] subirse al carro de la tecnología to sign up for the new technology;
    aguantar carros y carretas to put up with a lot;
    ¡para el carro! [espera un momento] hang on a minute!;
    Fam
    parar el carro a alguien to get sb to cool it;
    mi madre me está encima para que me case con ella – tienes que pararle el carro my mother is on at me to marry her – you'll have to get her to back off there;
    poner el carro delante del caballo o [m5] de las mulas to put the cart before the horse;
    tirar del carro to do all the donkey work
    Andes, CSur, Méx carro alegórico carnival float; Chile carro de arrastre trailer;
    carro blindado armoured vehicle;
    Col carro bomba car bomb; Andes, CSur, Méx carro de bomberos Br fire engine, US fire truck; Méx carro de carga goods wagon o van; Am salvo RP carro sport sports car
    2. [carrito] trolley, US cart;
    [de bebé] Br pram, US baby carriage carro de la compra shopping Br trolley o US cart [two-wheeled]
    3. [de máquina de escribir] carriage
    4. [para diapositivas] magazine
    5. Am salvo RP [automóvil] car
    Col carros locos bumper cars, Br Dodgems®
    6. Méx [vagón] car
    carro comedor dining car;
    * * *
    m
    1 cart;
    subirse al carro fig jump on the bandwagon;
    ¡para el carro! fam hold your horses! fam ;
    poner el carro delante de los bueyes fig put the cart before the horse;
    untar el carro a alguien fam grease s.o.’s palm fam
    2
    :
    el Carro AST the Charioteer
    3 L.Am. ( coche) car
    4 L.Am. ( taxi) taxi, cab
    FERR car
    * * *
    carro nm
    1) coche: car
    2) : cart
    3) Chile, Mex : coach (of a train)
    4)
    carro alegórico : float (in a parade)
    * * *
    1. (vehículo) cart
    2. (de supermercado, aeropuerto) trolley

    Spanish-English dictionary > carro

  • 13 con sólo pulsar un botón

    = at the press of a button, at the flick of a switch, with the flick of a switch
    Ex. The interface usually includes a control keyboard, a modem, and an auto-dialler (for calling the data-base computer and identifying the calling terminal at the press of a button).
    Ex. It may now be possible to lower your blood pressure at the flick of a switch by stimulating parts of the brain with electrodes.
    Ex. Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.
    * * *
    = at the press of a button, at the flick of a switch, with the flick of a switch

    Ex: The interface usually includes a control keyboard, a modem, and an auto-dialler (for calling the data-base computer and identifying the calling terminal at the press of a button).

    Ex: It may now be possible to lower your blood pressure at the flick of a switch by stimulating parts of the brain with electrodes.
    Ex: Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con sólo pulsar un botón

  • 14 coraza

    f.
    1 cuirasse.
    2 shell.
    3 shield.
    4 cuirass, shell, armor, armor plate.
    * * *
    1 (armadura) armour (US armor), cuirass
    2 (caparazón) shell, carapace
    3 figurado (protección) armour (US armor), protection
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mil, Hist) cuirass; (=protección) protection
    2) (Náut) armour-plating, armor-plating (EEUU)
    3) (Zool) shell
    4) (Aut) radiator cover
    * * *
    a) ( armadura) cuirasse
    b) (Náut) armor-plating*
    c) ( de tortuga) shell
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], cocoon.
    Ex. The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.
    Ex. The author considers the important place of security risk management in the building of a safety cocoon in which people are secure and in which information and equipment are protected from interference.
    * * *
    a) ( armadura) cuirasse
    b) (Náut) armor-plating*
    c) ( de tortuga) shell
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], cocoon.

    Ex: The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.

    Ex: The author considers the important place of security risk management in the building of a safety cocoon in which people are secure and in which information and equipment are protected from interference.

    * * *
    1 (armadura) cuirasse
    su agresividad no es más que una coraza she uses her aggressiveness as a shield o as a form of self-defense, her agressiveness is just a front
    2 ( Náut) armor-plating*
    3 (de tortuga) shell
    * * *

    coraza sustantivo femenino


    coraza sustantivo femenino
    1 (armadura) breastplate
    2 Zool (caparazón) shell
    3 fig (protección) shield: su aparente sequedad es una coraza; en realidad es muy tierno, his gruffness is just a front; he's really very sweet
    ' coraza' also found in these entries:
    English:
    breastplate
    * * *
    coraza nf
    1. [de soldado] cuirass
    2. [de buque, tanque] armour
    3. [de tortuga] shell
    4. [protección] shield;
    se protege bajo una coraza de indiferencia she protects herself with a wall of indifference
    * * *
    f
    1 cuirasse; fig
    shield
    2 ZO shell
    * * *
    coraza nf
    1) : armor, armor plating
    2) : shell (of an animal)

    Spanish-English dictionary > coraza

  • 15 en un abrir y cerrar de ojos

    familiar in the twinkling of an eye
    ————————
    in the twinkling of an eye
    * * *
    * * *
    = in the blink of an eye, in the twinkling of an eye, in a snap, in a jiffy, in the time it takes to flick a switch, at the flick of a switch, with the flick of a switch, in a flash, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, with the tip of a hat, in and out in a flash, in a heartbeat, as quick as a wink, at the drop of a hat, in a trice
    Ex. Society has moved from micro to macro scale in almost the blink of an eye.
    Ex. You can send an email message from Boston to Addis Ababa in a twinkling of an eye, but that message may be expunged in a second twinkling.
    Ex. Firefox installs in a snap, and it's free.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Chemistry in a Jiffy'.
    Ex. In the time it takes to flick a switch, the party can disintegrate into a free-for-all of petty bickering.
    Ex. It may now be possible to lower your blood pressure at the flick of a switch by stimulating parts of the brain with electrodes.
    Ex. Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.
    Ex. In a flash, without a moment wasted on intelligent astonishment, the poor accosted earthling gives a detailed description of the instrument he apparently assumes without further investigation the stranded space man needs.
    Ex. In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex. What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex. Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex. These people have absolutely no scruples, commiting genocide with the tip of a hat.
    Ex. Burglars could be in and out in a flash and it may be hours before you even realise that anything is missing.
    Ex. Life is too short, and it can be over in a heartbeat.
    Ex. And quick as a wink, Jack picked up the coin and put it into his purse.
    Ex. Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
    Ex. In a trice we find ourselves left without civilisation -- just a push of a wrong button and everything goes straight to a primitive state.
    * * *
    = in the blink of an eye, in the twinkling of an eye, in a snap, in a jiffy, in the time it takes to flick a switch, at the flick of a switch, with the flick of a switch, in a flash, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, with the tip of a hat, in and out in a flash, in a heartbeat, as quick as a wink, at the drop of a hat, in a trice

    Ex: Society has moved from micro to macro scale in almost the blink of an eye.

    Ex: You can send an email message from Boston to Addis Ababa in a twinkling of an eye, but that message may be expunged in a second twinkling.
    Ex: Firefox installs in a snap, and it's free.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Chemistry in a Jiffy'.
    Ex: In the time it takes to flick a switch, the party can disintegrate into a free-for-all of petty bickering.
    Ex: It may now be possible to lower your blood pressure at the flick of a switch by stimulating parts of the brain with electrodes.
    Ex: Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.
    Ex: In a flash, without a moment wasted on intelligent astonishment, the poor accosted earthling gives a detailed description of the instrument he apparently assumes without further investigation the stranded space man needs.
    Ex: In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex: What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex: Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex: These people have absolutely no scruples, commiting genocide with the tip of a hat.
    Ex: Burglars could be in and out in a flash and it may be hours before you even realise that anything is missing.
    Ex: Life is too short, and it can be over in a heartbeat.
    Ex: And quick as a wink, Jack picked up the coin and put it into his purse.
    Ex: Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
    Ex: In a trice we find ourselves left without civilisation -- just a push of a wrong button and everything goes straight to a primitive state.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en un abrir y cerrar de ojos

  • 16 espaldar

    m.
    1 back piece of an armor, shoulder piece of a coat of mail.
    2 place where one puts his back to rest against (silla).
    3 espalier in gardens.
    * * *
    1 (de silla) back
    2 (para plantas) trellis
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de silla] back
    2) [para plantas] trellis, espalier
    3) pl espaldares (Dep) wall bars
    * * *
    1) (Coc) loin
    2) ( en gimnasia) wall bars (pl)
    3) (AmL) ( de asiento) back
    * * *
    Ex. By depressing a foot pedal, the force on the backrest increases and the vertical force on the seat decreases.
    * * *
    1) (Coc) loin
    2) ( en gimnasia) wall bars (pl)
    3) (AmL) ( de asiento) back
    * * *

    Ex: By depressing a foot pedal, the force on the backrest increases and the vertical force on the seat decreases.

    * * *
    A ( Coc) loin
    B (en gimnasia) wall bars (pl)
    * * *
    Am
    1. [de gimnasio] wall bars
    2. [de silla] back

    Spanish-English dictionary > espaldar

  • 17 explosivo de alta potencia

    Ex. Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.
    * * *

    Ex: Either armor piercing or high explosive ammunition may be selected with the flick of a switch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > explosivo de alta potencia

  • 18 greba

    f.
    1 ancient armor for the leg; greave(s).
    2 jambeau.
    * * *
    1 greave
    * * *
    = greave.
    Ex. If the librarian is asked for a dictionary of enology or an illustration of greaves and he has not met these terms before, his first step must be to discover what they are.
    * * *

    Ex: If the librarian is asked for a dictionary of enology or an illustration of greaves and he has not met these terms before, his first step must be to discover what they are.

    Spanish-English dictionary > greba

  • 19 persona

    f.
    1 person (individuo).
    vinieron varias personas several people came
    cien personas a hundred people
    en persona in person
    por persona per head
    ser buena persona to be a good person o sort
    persona mayor adult, grown-up
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2 party (law).
    persona física private individual
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3 person (grammar).
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    * * *
    1 person
    \
    en persona in person
    persona física individual
    persona jurídica legal entity
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=individuo) person

    en persona — in person, in the flesh

    por persona — per person

    dos dólares por persona — two dollars per person, two dollars a head

    tercera persona — third party

    persona de edad — elderly person, senior citizen

    persona de historia dubious individual

    persona no grata, persona non grata — persona non grata

    personas realesfrm royalty sing, king and queen

    2) (Jur)
    3) (Ling) person
    4) (Rel)
    PERSONA Mientras que persona en singular se traduce por person, el plural tiene dos traducciones: people y persons. People es la forma más utilizada, ya que persons se emplea solamente en el lenguaje formal o técnico. Las dos formas llevan el verbo en plural: Acaban de llegar tres personas preguntando por un tal Sr. Oliva Three people have just arrived asking for a Mr Oliva "Peso máximo: 8 personas" "Weight limit: 8 persons" Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.
    Ex. From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex. No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex. Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex. Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    ----
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.

    Ex: From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.

    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex: Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex: In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex: Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.

    * * *
    A
    1 (ser humano) person
    es una persona muy educada/simpática he's/she's a very polite/likable person
    había tres personas esperando there were three people waiting
    en el coche caben cinco personas the car can take five people
    [ S ] carga máxima: ocho personas o 500 kilos maximum capacity: eight persons or 500 kilos
    como persona no me gusta I don't like him as a person
    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? how many people do you have reporting to you?
    en la persona del Rey se concentra el poder civil y militar civil and military power resides in the King himself
    se rindió homenaje a los ex-combatientes en la persona de … tribute was paid to the war veterans who were represented by …
    las personas interesadas pueden presentarse mañana a las diez all those interested may come along tomorrow at ten o'clock
    es una persona de recursos she's a resourceful person, she's resourceful
    2 ( en locs):
    de persona a persona person to person
    en persona in person
    vino en persona a traerme la carta she brought me the letter in person
    conozco su obra, pero no lo conozco en persona I know his work, but I don't know him personally
    deberán presentarse en persona you must come personally o in person
    es el orden/la estupidez en persona he is orderliness/stupidity personified
    por persona: la comida salió a 20 dólares por persona the meal came to 20 dollars a head
    sólo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person o per head
    hay dos trozos por persona there are two pieces each
    Compuestos:
    displaced person
    individual
    persona jurídica or moral
    legal entity
    individual
    persona no or non grata
    persona non grata
    B ( Ling) person
    la primera persona del singular/plural the first person singular/plural
    * * *

     

    Del verbo personarse: ( conjugate personarse)

    se persona es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

    persona sustantivo femenino


    dos o más personas two or more people;
    las personas interesadas … all those interested …
    b) ( en locs)

    en personair/presentarse in person;

    no lo conozco en persona I don't know him personally;
    por persona per person;
    solo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person;
    la comida costó 20 dólares por persona the meal cost 20 dollars per o a head
    c) (Ling) person

    persona sustantivo femenino
    1 (individuo) person, people pl: es una persona muy sensible, he is a very sensitive person
    no es mala persona, he isn't a bad sort
    había demasiadas personas, there were too many people
    familiar persona mayor, grown-up
    persona non grata, persona non grata
    2 persona jurídica, legal entity
    3 Ling person
    tercera persona del singular, third person singular
    ♦ Locuciones: en persona, in person
    por persona, per person
    ' persona' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abordar
    - aborregarse
    - abrazarse
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acaparar
    - acartonarse
    - acoger
    - acogedor
    - acogedora
    - acogida
    - acostarse
    - adaptable
    - adefesio
    - adusta
    - adusto
    - afanosa
    - afanoso
    - afianzarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - agobiante
    - aguatera
    - aguatero
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alcanzar
    - alevosa
    - alevoso
    - alhaja
    - alma
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - alto
    - alza
    - amén
    - amordazar
    - animar
    - animadversión
    - animal
    - animarse
    - anular
    - apaciguarse
    English:
    abandon
    - absence
    - accept
    - accessible
    - acquaintance
    - act up
    - action
    - activity
    - adaptable
    - address
    - adjust
    - adjustment
    - admit
    - adult
    - advance
    - affect
    - affluent
    - agreeable
    - air
    - airy
    - aloof
    - am
    - angry
    - annoyance
    - appealing
    - appoint
    - approach
    - approachable
    - approve of
    - armchair
    - armor
    - armour
    - around
    - arrival
    - articulate
    - ask
    - ask for
    - ass
    - assassin
    - assassination
    - assign
    - astute
    - attractive
    - available
    - awkward
    - ax
    - axe
    - baby
    - background
    - backward
    * * *
    1. [individuo] person;
    vinieron varias personas several people came;
    cien personas a hundred people;
    la persona responsable the person in charge;
    necesitan la mediación de una tercera persona they need the mediation of a third party;
    ser buena persona to be nice;
    ha venido el obispo en persona the bishop came in person;
    este niño es el demonio en persona this child is the very devil;
    de persona a persona person to person, one to one;
    por persona per head
    persona de contacto contact person;
    persona mayor adult, grown-up;
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2. Der party
    persona física natural o legal person;
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3. Gram person;
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    4. Rel person
    * * *
    f person;
    quince personas fifteen people;
    persona (humana) human being;
    persona mayor elderly person buena/mala persona nice/nasty person;
    en persona in person
    * * *
    : person
    * * *
    persona n person person se usa sobre todo en singular. Para el plural se dice people
    ¿cuántas personas había? how many people were there?

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona

  • 20 príncipe azul

    m.
    Prince Charming, knight in shining armor.
    * * *
    Prince Charming
    * * *
    * * *
    = white knight, knight in shining armour
    Ex. He was seen as the white knight who saved the school by transforming it from 'the armpit of the district' to a good school.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Virtual libraries in Africa: a dream, or a knight in shining armour'.
    * * *
    * * *
    el príncipe azul

    Ex: The author focuses on debunking the Cinderella Myth -- that relates the tale of Cinderella who is abused and exploited until she finds Prince Charming and lives happily ever after.

    = white knight, knight in shining armour

    Ex: He was seen as the white knight who saved the school by transforming it from 'the armpit of the district' to a good school.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Virtual libraries in Africa: a dream, or a knight in shining armour'.

    * * *
    fig
    Prince Charming

    Spanish-English dictionary > príncipe azul

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