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  • 1 chalado

    adj.
    crazy, mad, batty, insane.
    f. & m.
    crackpot, basket case, crank, cuckoo.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chalar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chalar chalar
    1 (loco) mad, crazy, nuts
    \
    estar chalado,-a por algo/alguien to be mad about something/somebody, be crazy about something/somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chalada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = nuts, bonkers, wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.

    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chalado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * volverse chalado = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chalado1 -da
    ( fam) [ ESTAR] crazy ( colloq), nuts ( colloq)
    está chalado, no le hagas ni caso he's nuts o crazy, don't take any notice of him ( colloq)
    ¿qué te pasa? estás chalado, tío what's the matter with you? you're out of your mind o you're crazy o you're nuts
    chalado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chalar: ( conjugate chalar)

    chalado es:

    el participio

    chalado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) [estar] crazy (colloq), nuts (colloq)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    nutter (colloq)
    chalado,-a adjetivo familiar crazy, nuts

    ' chalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chalada
    English:
    crazy
    - daft
    * * *
    chalado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    estar chalado por algo/alguien to be crazy about sth/sb
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about)
    * * *
    chalado, -da adj, fam : crazy, nuts
    chalado, -da n
    : nut, crazy person
    * * *
    chalado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chalado

  • 2 chiflado

    adj.
    nutty, batty, crazy, bananas.
    f. & m.
    nut, crackpot, eccentric person, fruitcake.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chiflar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chiflar chiflar
    1 familiar mad, crazy, barmy, nuts, bonkers
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar nut, loony, headcase
    \
    estar chiflado,-a con/por algo familiar to be crazy about something, be mad about something
    estar chiflado,-a por alguien familiar (enamorado) to be madly in love with somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chiflada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    chiflado, -a *
    1.
    ADJ crazy *, barmy *

    estar chiflado con o por algo/algn — to be crazy about sth/sb

    2.
    SM / F nutter *, nutcase *
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chiflado1 -da
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq), mad ( BrE)
    ese viejo está chiflado that old guy's crazy o mad o nuts ( colloq), that old guy's a nutter o off his rocker o round the bend ( colloq)
    estar chiflado POR algo/algn to be crazy o nuts o mad ABOUT sth/sb ( colloq)
    está chiflado por ti he's crazy o nuts o mad about you ( colloq)
    chiflado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); nutcase ( colloq), nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chiflar: ( conjugate chiflar)

    chiflado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    chiflado    
    chiflar
    chiflado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE);

    estar chiflado por algo/algn to be crazy o mad about sth/sb (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) nutter (colloq)
    chiflar ( conjugate chiflar) verbo transitivoactor/cantante to whistle at ( as sign of disapproval), ≈ to boo
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( silbar) to whistle
    2 (fam) ( gustar mucho):

    chiflarse verbo pronominal (fam) chifladose por algo/algn to be crazy about sth/sb (colloq)
    chiflado,-a
    I adjetivo familiar mad, crazy [por, about]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino (loco) nut, loony
    chiflar verbo intransitivo
    1 (con la boca) to whistle
    (con un silbato) to blow
    2 familiar (gustar mucho) me chifla esta música, I love this music
    ' chiflado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chiflada
    - sonada
    - sonado
    - loco
    English:
    barmy
    - batty
    - bend
    - loony
    - mental
    - moonstruck
    - nut
    - nutcase
    - nuts
    - nutty
    - plumb
    - potty
    - wacky
    - zany
    - cracked
    - crush
    - dotty
    - kooky
    - screw
    * * *
    chiflado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    está chiflado por la música étnica he's crazy o mad about ethnic music;
    está chiflado por una compañera de clase he's really fallen for one of his classmates
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about), nuts fam
    ( por about)
    II m, chiflada f nutcase fam, basketcase fam
    * * *
    chiflado, -da adj, fam : nuts, crazy
    chiflado, -da n, fam : crazy person, lunatic
    * * *
    chiflado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chiflado

  • 3 lunático

    adj.
    demented, crazy, lunatic, insane.
    m.
    lunatic, madman.
    * * *
    1 lunatic
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 lunatic
    * * *
    lunático, -a
    ADJ SM / F lunatic
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo lunatic (before n)
    II
    - ca masculino, femenino lunatic
    * * *
    = insane, space cadet, moonstruck.
    Ex. Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo lunatic (before n)
    II
    - ca masculino, femenino lunatic
    * * *
    = insane, space cadet, moonstruck.

    Ex: Ramakrishna was deemed holy by his followers but considered insane by many non-Hindus chiefly because of his behavior when interacting with the goddess Kali.

    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.

    * * *
    lunático1 -ca
    lunatic ( before n)
    lunático2 -ca
    masculine, feminine
    lunatic
    * * *

    lunático
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    lunatic ( before n)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    lunatic
    lunático,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino lunatic

    ' lunático' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lunática
    English:
    lunatic
    * * *
    lunático, -a
    adj
    crazy
    nm,f
    lunatic
    * * *
    adj lunatic
    * * *
    lunático, -ca adj & n
    : lunatic

    Spanish-English dictionary > lunático

  • 4 mezcla

    f.
    1 mixture.
    una mezcla explosiva an explosive combination (de personalidades, factores)
    una mezcla de tabacos a blend of tobaccos
    2 mixing.
    3 mix (Music).
    4 dough, kneading.
    5 mortar, plaster.
    6 crossbreed, mixing.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: mezclar.
    * * *
    1 (acción) mixing, blending
    2 (producto) mixture, blend
    4 (textil) mixed fibres
    5 (argamasa) mortar
    \
    mezcla de razas mixture of races
    * * *
    noun f.
    mix, mixture, blend
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acción) [de ingredientes, colores] mixing; [de razas, culturas] mixing; [de sonidos] mixing; [de cafés, tabacos, whiskies] blending
    mesa 1)
    2) (=resultado) [de ingredientes, colores] mixture; [de razas, culturas] mix; [de cafés, tabacos, whiskies] blend

    sin mezcla[sustancia] pure; [gasolina] unadulterated

    mezcla explosiva — (lit) explosive mixture; (fig) lethal combination

    3) (Mús) mix
    4) (Constr) mortar
    5) (Cos) blend, mix
    * * *
    1) ( proceso)
    a) ( de productos) mixing; (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blending
    b) (de razas, culturas) mixing
    c) (Audio) mixing
    2)
    a) ( combinación de - productos) mixture; (- vinos, tabacos, cafés) blend; (- tejidos) mix

    una mezcla de distintos coloresa combination o mixture of different colors

    b) (de razas, culturas) mix
    c) (Audio) mix
    * * *
    = admixture, amalgam, blend, mix, mixing, mixture, alchemy, concoction, combination, potpourri, conflation, cocktail, recombination, bringing together, meld, mishmash, melange.
    Ex. No 'bona fide' author will wish to exhibit reduced output efficiency due to admixture with false authorship.
    Ex. Nevertheless, modern cataloguing practices often represent some amalgam of the collocative and the direct approaches.
    Ex. Thus in index or catalogue or data base design the indexer must choose an appropriate blend of recall and precision for each individual application.
    Ex. There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex. This article describes the architecture and the main features of DOMINO, a multimedia information retrieval system whose data base is a collection of multimedia documents (MDs) constituted of a mixing of texts and images.
    Ex. When used by skilled abstractors this mixture of styles can achieve the maximum transmission of information, within a minimum length.
    Ex. This is a specialist service calling for a unique alchemy of librarian and computing skills.
    Ex. Statistics show black family life to be an appalling concoction of poverty, shooting and rampant teenage pregnancy.
    Ex. The software can search each field or a combination of fields.
    Ex. This center holds one of the most significant collections (dare we call it potpourri?) of science, natural history, art, history, and culture in the world = Este centre posee uno de las colecciones (¿o quizás popurrí?) más significativas de la ciencia, historia natural, arte, historia y cultura del mundo.
    Ex. It found differences in the abbreviations used and other stylistic matters (mainly due to language differences) but was able to propose a conflation of the descriptions that formed the basis of what became the SBD and later the ISBD.
    Ex. He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex. These genomes are inherited in strictly lineal fashion, without recombination.
    Ex. I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    Ex. We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    ----
    * hacer mezcla = mix + cement.
    * mezcla de lluvia helada y aguanieve = wint(e)ry mix, wint(e)ry shower.
    * mezcla heterogénea = mixed bag.
    * que mezcla sensaciones = synesthetic, cross-sensory.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * una mezcla de = a mixture of, a blend of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * * *
    1) ( proceso)
    a) ( de productos) mixing; (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blending
    b) (de razas, culturas) mixing
    c) (Audio) mixing
    2)
    a) ( combinación de - productos) mixture; (- vinos, tabacos, cafés) blend; (- tejidos) mix

    una mezcla de distintos coloresa combination o mixture of different colors

    b) (de razas, culturas) mix
    c) (Audio) mix
    * * *
    = admixture, amalgam, blend, mix, mixing, mixture, alchemy, concoction, combination, potpourri, conflation, cocktail, recombination, bringing together, meld, mishmash, melange.

    Ex: No 'bona fide' author will wish to exhibit reduced output efficiency due to admixture with false authorship.

    Ex: Nevertheless, modern cataloguing practices often represent some amalgam of the collocative and the direct approaches.
    Ex: Thus in index or catalogue or data base design the indexer must choose an appropriate blend of recall and precision for each individual application.
    Ex: There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex: This article describes the architecture and the main features of DOMINO, a multimedia information retrieval system whose data base is a collection of multimedia documents (MDs) constituted of a mixing of texts and images.
    Ex: When used by skilled abstractors this mixture of styles can achieve the maximum transmission of information, within a minimum length.
    Ex: This is a specialist service calling for a unique alchemy of librarian and computing skills.
    Ex: Statistics show black family life to be an appalling concoction of poverty, shooting and rampant teenage pregnancy.
    Ex: The software can search each field or a combination of fields.
    Ex: This center holds one of the most significant collections (dare we call it potpourri?) of science, natural history, art, history, and culture in the world = Este centre posee uno de las colecciones (¿o quizás popurrí?) más significativas de la ciencia, historia natural, arte, historia y cultura del mundo.
    Ex: It found differences in the abbreviations used and other stylistic matters (mainly due to language differences) but was able to propose a conflation of the descriptions that formed the basis of what became the SBD and later the ISBD.
    Ex: He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex: These genomes are inherited in strictly lineal fashion, without recombination.
    Ex: I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    Ex: We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    * hacer mezcla = mix + cement.
    * mezcla de lluvia helada y aguanieve = wint(e)ry mix, wint(e)ry shower.
    * mezcla heterogénea = mixed bag.
    * que mezcla sensaciones = synesthetic, cross-sensory.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * una mezcla de = a mixture of, a blend of, a mix of, a rollup of.

    * * *
    1 (de productos) mixing; (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blending
    2 (de razas, culturas) mixing
    estos perros son producto de una mezcla these dogs are crossbreeds
    3 ( Audio) mixing
    1 (de productos) mixture; (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blend; (de tejidos) mix
    añadir cuatro cucharadas de azúcar a la mezcla add four spoonfuls of sugar to the mixture
    es una mezcla de distintos colores it is a combination o mixture of different colors
    no me gusta la mezcla de dulce y salado I don't like mixing sweet and savory things
    habla una mezcla de inglés y francés he speaks a mixture of English and French
    2 (de razas, culturas) mix
    3 ( Audio) mix
    4 ( Const) mortar
    Compuesto:
    ( Arm) explosive mixture
    este cóctel es una mezcla explosiva ( hum); this is a lethal cocktail ( hum)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo mezclar: ( conjugate mezclar)

    mezcla es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    mezcla    
    mezclar
    mezcla sustantivo femenino
    1 ( proceso)

    b) (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blending

    2 ( combinación )

    (de vinos, tabacos, cafés) blend;
    ( de tejidos) mix;

    b) (de razas, culturas) mix

    c) (Audio) mix

    mezclar ( conjugate mezclar) verbo transitivo
    1

    mezcla algo con algo to mix sth with sth
    b)café/vino/tabaco to blend

    2documentos/ropa to mix up, get … mixed up;
    mezcla algo con algo to get sth mixed up with sth
    3 ( involucrar) mezcla a algn en algo to get sb mixed up o involved in sth
    mezclarse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) ( involucrarse) mezclase en algo to get mixed up o involved in sth

    b) ( tener trato con) mezclase con algn to mix with sb

    2 [razas/culturas] to mix
    mezcla sustantivo femenino
    1 (acción) mixing, blending
    Rad Cine mixing
    2 (producto) mixture, blend: me gusta esta mezcla de cafés, I like this blend of coffee
    Audio mix
    Text mix
    una mezcla de seda y lino, a silk/linen mix
    mezclar verbo transitivo
    1 (combinar, amalgamar) to mix, blend: no me gusta mezclar a los amigos, I don't like to mix my friends
    2 (algo ordenado antes) to mix up: mezcló sus cosas con las tuyas, he got his things mixed up with yours
    3 (involucrar) to involve, mix up
    ' mezcla' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barro
    - consistente
    - expandirse
    - homogeneizar
    - spanglish
    - consistencia
    - contenido
    - homogéneo
    - mezclilla
    - puro
    English:
    add in
    - blend
    - cross
    - mix
    - mixture
    - Spanglish
    - stand
    - medley
    - mixed
    * * *
    mezcla nf
    1. [de materiales, productos] [resultado] mixture, combination;
    [acción] mixing;
    una mezcla de tabacos/whiskys a blend of tobaccos/whiskies;
    el verde es resultado de la mezcla del azul y del amarillo green is the result of mixing blue and yellow;
    cuando hierva la leche, añádala a la mezcla when the milk boils, add it to the mixture;
    es una mezcla de comedia y tragedia it's a mixture of comedy and tragedy
    2. [de culturas, pueblos] [resultado] mixture;
    [acción] mixing
    3. [tejido] mix
    4. Mús & TV [resultado] mix;
    [acción] mixing;
    mesa de mezclas mixing desk, mixer
    5. mezcla explosiva explosive mixture;
    Fig
    la mezcla explosiva de alcohol y drogas the explosive combination of alcohol and drugs
    * * *
    f
    1 mixture; de tabaco, café etc blend
    2 acto mixing; de tabaco, café etc blending
    * * *
    mezcla nf
    1) : mixing
    2) : mixture, blend
    3) : mortar (masonry material)
    * * *
    1. (en general) mixture
    2. (de tabaco) blend

    Spanish-English dictionary > mezcla

  • 5 mezcolanza

    f.
    1 mishmash (informal).
    2 hodgepodge, group of things which do not have much in common, mixed bag, mixture.
    3 mixup, blending, farrago, disorganized combination.
    * * *
    1 mixture, hotchpotch
    * * *
    SF hotchpotch, hodgepodge (EEUU), jumble
    * * *
    femenino (pey)

    una mezcolanza de francés y española peculiar mixture o (colloq) mishmash of French and Spanish

    una mezcolanza de estilos diferentesa hodgepodge (AmE) o (BrE) hotchpotch of different styles

    * * *
    = hodgepodge [hotchpotch, -UK], hotchpotch [hodgepodge, USA], mash-up, mishmash, melange.
    Ex. Whilst, presumably, a set of standards for the conduct of reference work, the document is in fact a hodgepodge shaped by faddish misconceptions.
    Ex. It has thus has created a logical and ordered system out of what was once a hotchpotch of individual decision.
    Ex. ' Mash-ups' of data on the web are starting to appear on Australian sites and could provide a new means of online advertising.
    Ex. We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    * * *
    femenino (pey)

    una mezcolanza de francés y española peculiar mixture o (colloq) mishmash of French and Spanish

    una mezcolanza de estilos diferentesa hodgepodge (AmE) o (BrE) hotchpotch of different styles

    * * *
    = hodgepodge [hotchpotch, -UK], hotchpotch [hodgepodge, USA], mash-up, mishmash, melange.

    Ex: Whilst, presumably, a set of standards for the conduct of reference work, the document is in fact a hodgepodge shaped by faddish misconceptions.

    Ex: It has thus has created a logical and ordered system out of what was once a hotchpotch of individual decision.
    Ex: ' Mash-ups' of data on the web are starting to appear on Australian sites and could provide a new means of online advertising.
    Ex: We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.

    * * *
    ( pey)
    habla una mezcolanza de francés y español he speaks a mishmash ( colloq) o peculiar mixture of French and Spanish
    ¿cómo pretendes que encuentre algo en esta mezcolanza? how do you expect me to find anything in this mess o muddle o jumble of things?
    es una mezcolanza de estilos muy diferentes it is a hodgepodge ( AmE) o ( BrE) hotchpotch of very different styles
    * * *

    mezcolanza sustantivo femenino (pey) hodgepodge (esp AmE), hotchpotch (BrE)
    mezcolanza, mescolanza f fam hotchpotch, mishmash, jumble: a esa fiesta acudió una extraña mezcolanza de invitados, a motley group of guests attended that party
    ' mezcolanza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mescolanza
    English:
    mishmash
    - ragbag
    * * *
    mezcolanza, mescolanza nf
    Fam mishmash, Br hotchpotch, US hodgepodge;
    había una mezcolanza de cosas encima de su mesa there was a jumble of things on her desk;
    su música es una mezcolanza de estilos his music is a Br hotchpotch o US hodgepodge of styles
    * * *
    f fam
    jumble
    * * *
    : jumble, hodgepodge

    Spanish-English dictionary > mezcolanza

  • 6 revoltijo

    m.
    scramble, hodgepodge, hodge-podge, mishmash.
    * * *
    1 (mezcla) mess, clutter, jumble
    2 figurado (confusión) mess, chaos
    3 COCINA figurado scrambled eggs plural
    * * *
    revoltillo masculino
    1) (fam) ( desorden) mess, jumble
    2) (fam) (comida, bebida) mixture, concoction
    * * *
    = mixed bag, mess, jumble and squeeze, jumble, hodgepodge [hotchpotch, -UK], hotchpotch [hodgepodge, USA], cobbling together, mash-up, mishmash, melange.
    Ex. The book trade is a mixed bag of ups and downs even within one broad category of publishing.
    Ex. 'Look, Mel,' said James after the hiatus, 'I'm irritated at the convoluted mess this simple case of filling a vacancy has become'.
    Ex. The vista of main street shows in addition to the jumble and squeeze of shops, a 12-story skyscraper, several impressive banks, and a few elderly housing units.
    Ex. Compared to this fairly ordered monographic literature, the multiple contents of a collection of periodicals seemed like a terrible jumble.
    Ex. Whilst, presumably, a set of standards for the conduct of reference work, the document is in fact a hodgepodge shaped by faddish misconceptions.
    Ex. It has thus has created a logical and ordered system out of what was once a hotchpotch of individual decision.
    Ex. It argues that Genesis is a unified text rather than a clumsy cobbling together of disparate materials.
    Ex. ' Mash-ups' of data on the web are starting to appear on Australian sites and could provide a new means of online advertising.
    Ex. We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    ----
    * hacer un revoltijo = cobble together.
    * revoltijo de letras = jumbled letters.
    * un revoltijo de = a jumble of, a welter of.
    * * *
    revoltillo masculino
    1) (fam) ( desorden) mess, jumble
    2) (fam) (comida, bebida) mixture, concoction
    * * *
    = mixed bag, mess, jumble and squeeze, jumble, hodgepodge [hotchpotch, -UK], hotchpotch [hodgepodge, USA], cobbling together, mash-up, mishmash, melange.

    Ex: The book trade is a mixed bag of ups and downs even within one broad category of publishing.

    Ex: 'Look, Mel,' said James after the hiatus, 'I'm irritated at the convoluted mess this simple case of filling a vacancy has become'.
    Ex: The vista of main street shows in addition to the jumble and squeeze of shops, a 12-story skyscraper, several impressive banks, and a few elderly housing units.
    Ex: Compared to this fairly ordered monographic literature, the multiple contents of a collection of periodicals seemed like a terrible jumble.
    Ex: Whilst, presumably, a set of standards for the conduct of reference work, the document is in fact a hodgepodge shaped by faddish misconceptions.
    Ex: It has thus has created a logical and ordered system out of what was once a hotchpotch of individual decision.
    Ex: It argues that Genesis is a unified text rather than a clumsy cobbling together of disparate materials.
    Ex: ' Mash-ups' of data on the web are starting to appear on Australian sites and could provide a new means of online advertising.
    Ex: We follow a mishmash of characters as they move through their unfortunate life without felicity.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    * hacer un revoltijo = cobble together.
    * revoltijo de letras = jumbled letters.
    * un revoltijo de = a jumble of, a welter of.

    * * *
    revoltijo, revoltillo
    A ( fam) (desorden) mess, jumble
    B ( fam) (comida, bebida) mixture, concoction
    C ( Méx) ( Coc) traditional dish made with seafood, vegetables and prickly pear
    * * *

    revoltijo,
    revoltillo sustantivo masculino (fam)


    b) (comida, bebida) mixture, concoction

    revoltijo sustantivo masculino
    1 (de cosas) jumble, clutter
    2 (situación) chaos, mess
    ' revoltijo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    clutter
    - jumble
    - mishmash
    * * *
    revoltijo, revoltillo nm
    jumble
    * * *
    m mess, jumble
    * * *
    1) fárrago: mess, jumble
    2) Mex : traditional seafood dish
    * * *
    revoltijo n jumble

    Spanish-English dictionary > revoltijo

  • 7 ensaladilla

    • diced vegetable salad
    • gallimaufry
    • grab at
    • grab bucket
    • hod
    • hod carrier
    • hodgepodge
    • hodgepodge of inheritance
    • mishmash
    • mixed assortment of sweets
    • mixed bag
    • mélange
    • salmagundi
    • vegetable salad

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > ensaladilla

  • 8 mezcolanza

    • disorganized combination
    • farrago
    • hod
    • hod carrier
    • hodgepodge
    • hodgepodge of inheritance
    • hodman
    • hot words
    • hotchpot
    • mixed bag
    • mixture
    • mixup
    • mélange

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > mezcolanza

  • 9 surtido misceláneo

    • assortment
    • gallimaufry
    • hod
    • hod carrier
    • hodgepodge
    • hodgepodge of inheritance
    • medley
    • miscellany
    • mishmash
    • mélange

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > surtido misceláneo

  • 10 gas respirable

    spa gas (m) respirable, mezcla (f) respirable
    fra gaz (m) respirable, mélange (m) respiratoire

    Безопасность и гигиена труда. Испано-французский > gas respirable

  • 11 mezcla aire-vapor

    spa mezcla (f) aire-vapor
    fra mélange (m) vapeur-air

    Безопасность и гигиена труда. Испано-французский > mezcla aire-vapor

  • 12 mezcla explosiva

    spa mezcla (f) explosiva, mezcla (f) inflamable
    fra mélange (m) déflagrant, mélange (m) inflammable

    Безопасность и гигиена труда. Испано-французский > mezcla explosiva

  • 13 mezcla inflamable

    spa mezcla (f) explosiva, mezcla (f) inflamable
    fra mélange (m) déflagrant, mélange (m) inflammable

    Безопасность и гигиена труда. Испано-французский > mezcla inflamable

  • 14 mezcla respirable

    spa gas (m) respirable, mezcla (f) respirable
    fra gaz (m) respirable, mélange (m) respiratoire

    Безопасность и гигиена труда. Испано-французский > mezcla respirable

  • 15 agitación

    Dictionnaire anglais-français de géographie > agitación

  • 16 mezcla de aguas

    Dictionnaire anglais-français de géographie > mezcla de aguas

  • 17 mezcla por viento

    Dictionnaire anglais-français de géographie > mezcla por viento

  • 18 pasta de hielo y agua

    Dictionnaire anglais-français de géographie > pasta de hielo y agua

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