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  • 161 en forma de A

    (adj.) = A-shaped
    Ex. With its A-shaped gate through which the west is consumed like water the city cannot be said to have a logic any more.
    * * *
    (adj.) = A-shaped

    Ex: With its A-shaped gate through which the west is consumed like water the city cannot be said to have a logic any more.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en forma de A

  • 162 esquizofrénico

    adj.
    schizophrenic, psychotic.
    m.
    schizophrenic person, schizoid, schizophrene.
    * * *
    1 schizophrenic
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 schizophrenic
    * * *
    esquizofrénico, -a
    ADJ SM / F schizophrenic
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo/masculino, femenino schizophrenic
    * * *
    = schizophrenic, schizophrenic, basket case.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'I love me, I love me not: schizophrenic behavior among accquisitions/collection development librarians'.
    Ex. Examples of 3 library users afflicted by mental illness are given, a boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and 2 adult schizophrenics.
    Ex. They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo/masculino, femenino schizophrenic
    * * *
    = schizophrenic, schizophrenic, basket case.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'I love me, I love me not: schizophrenic behavior among accquisitions/collection development librarians'.

    Ex: Examples of 3 library users afflicted by mental illness are given, a boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and 2 adult schizophrenics.
    Ex: They are seen as basket cases, 'damaged goods', the vulnerable children of the world who need the help and protection of the UN, NGOs and armies of therapists from the West.

    * * *
    adj/m,f
    schizophrenic
    * * *

    esquizofrénico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino, femenino

    schizophrenic
    esquizofrénico,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino schizophrenic

    ' esquizofrénico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    esquizofrénica
    English:
    schizophrenic
    * * *
    esquizofrénico, -a
    adj
    schizophrenic
    nm,f
    schizophrenic
    * * *
    I adj schizophrenic
    II m, esquizofrénica f schizophrenic
    * * *
    esquizofrénico, -ca adj & n
    : schizophrenic

    Spanish-English dictionary > esquizofrénico

  • 163 estar completamente borracho

    Ex. I believe that it was in a West Riding town that three successive chief constables were relieved of their duties because they were drunk and incapable.
    * * *

    Ex: I believe that it was in a West Riding town that three successive chief constables were relieved of their duties because they were drunk and incapable.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar completamente borracho

  • 164 estruendo

    m.
    1 din, roar (ruido).
    2 uproar, tumult (alboroto).
    3 rumbling, blare, clang, clash.
    * * *
    1 (ruido) great noise, din
    2 (confusión) uproar, tumult
    3 figurado (pompa) pomp, ostentation
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=ruido) din
    2) (=alboroto) uproar, turmoil
    3) (=pompa) pomp
    * * *
    masculino ( de las olas) roar; (de cascada, tráfico) thunder, roar; ( de maquinaria) din
    * * *
    = rumble, detonation, roar.
    Ex. Deep in the rugged coal fields of West Virginia, the rumble of a steam locomotive mingles with the sound of the New River crashing through its steep rocky gorge.
    Ex. In a true detonation, a shock wave passess through a mass destabilizing it and causing it to disintegrate.
    Ex. All of a sudden we heard the roar of jet engines and looked up to see two military jets lifting off the runway in hot pursuit of this object.
    * * *
    masculino ( de las olas) roar; (de cascada, tráfico) thunder, roar; ( de maquinaria) din
    * * *
    = rumble, detonation, roar.

    Ex: Deep in the rugged coal fields of West Virginia, the rumble of a steam locomotive mingles with the sound of the New River crashing through its steep rocky gorge.

    Ex: In a true detonation, a shock wave passess through a mass destabilizing it and causing it to disintegrate.
    Ex: All of a sudden we heard the roar of jet engines and looked up to see two military jets lifting off the runway in hot pursuit of this object.

    * * *
    el derrumbamiento causó un gran estruendo the building came down with a great crash
    el estruendo del tráfico y de la maquinaria the thunder o din of the traffic and the machinery
    * * *

    estruendo sustantivo masculino ( de las olas) roar;
    (de cascada, tráfico) thunder, roar;
    ( de maquinaria) din
    estruendo sustantivo masculino roar, racket: cuando salió el equipo, se levantó un gran estruendo en el estadio, when the team came onto the field, a great roar filled the stadium
    ' estruendo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estampida
    English:
    bang
    - boom
    - din
    - roar
    - rumble
    - thunder
    - crack
    - smash
    * * *
    1. [ruido] din, roar;
    [de trueno] crash; [de explosión] roar, boom;
    las obras producían gran estruendo the building work was causing a huge din
    2. [alboroto] uproar, tumult
    * * *
    m racket, din
    * * *
    estrépito: racket, din, roar
    * * *
    1. (ruido) loud noise
    2. (alboroto) racket / din

    Spanish-English dictionary > estruendo

  • 165 estúpido

    adj.
    1 stupid, foolish, dumb, empty-headed.
    2 stupid, foolish, inane, dumb.
    m.
    stupid, nitwit, fathead, numbskull.
    * * *
    1 stupid, silly
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 berk, idiot
    * * *
    1. (f. - estúpida)
    adj.
    2. (f. - estúpida)
    noun f.
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    1.
    ADJ stupid
    2.
    SM / F idiot
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.
    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. We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex. It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex. In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex. By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    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. Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex. Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex. Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex. The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    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. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
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    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.

    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: We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex: It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex: In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex: By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    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: Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex: Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex: The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    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: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    estúpido1 -da
    ‹persona› stupid; ‹argumento› stupid, silly
    ay, qué estúpida, me equivoqué oh, how stupid of me, I've done it wrong
    un gasto estúpido a stupid waste of money
    es estúpido que vayamos las dos it's silly o stupid for us both to go
    estúpido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    idiot, fool
    el estúpido de mi hermano my stupid brother
    * * *

     

    estúpido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ persona stupid;


    argumento stupid, silly;
    ¡ay, qué estúpida soy! oh, how stupid of me!

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    idiot, fool
    estúpido,-a
    I adjetivo stupid
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino idiot

    ' estúpido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burra
    - burro
    - estúpida
    - animal
    - apendejarse
    - baboso
    - caballo
    - el
    - embromar
    - gafo
    - huevón
    - pendejo
    English:
    also
    - believe
    - bit
    - bonehead
    - bozo
    - damn
    - dopey
    - equally
    - foolish
    - goof
    - idiotic
    - mindless
    - obtuse
    - pretty
    - shame
    - soft
    - stupid
    - that
    - wonder
    - inane
    - jerk
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    adj
    stupid;
    ¡qué estúpido soy! me he vuelto a olvidar what an idiot I am! I've gone and forgotten again;
    sería estúpido no reconocerlo it would be foolish not to admit it
    nm,f
    idiot;
    el estúpido de mi vecino my idiot of a neighbour
    * * *
    I adj stupid
    II m, estúpida f idiot
    * * *
    estúpido, -da adj
    : stupid
    estúpido, -da n
    idiota: idiot, fool
    * * *
    estúpido1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    estúpido2 n stupid person / idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > estúpido

  • 166 exactamente

    adv.
    exactly, precisely.
    intj.
    precisely.
    * * *
    1 exactly, precisely
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *

    sí, eso es, exactamente — yes, that's right, exactly

    * * *
    adverbio exactly
    * * *
    = exactly, precisely.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
    ----
    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.
    * * *
    adverbio exactly
    * * *
    = exactly, precisely.

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.

    * * *
    exactly
    hemos cometido exactamente el mismo error we've made exactly the same mistake
    las mellizas vestían exactamente igual the twins dressed identically o exactly the same
    ¿eso es lo que quieres decir? — ¡exactamente! is that what you mean? — yes, exactly! o ( frml) yes, precisely!
    * * *

    exactamente adverbio
    exactly
    exactamente adverbio exactly, precisely
    ' exactamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    granel
    - justa
    - justamente
    - justo
    English:
    dead
    - directly
    - exactly
    - opposite
    - precisely
    - quite
    - right
    - due
    - involve
    - jot
    - just
    - pin
    - rightly
    - same
    - thing
    * * *
    exactly, precisely;
    son exactamente iguales they are exactly the same;
    ¿qué te dijo exactamente? what exactly did she say to you?;
    el problema es que nadie se atreve a protestar – exactamente the problem is that nobody dares to complain - exactly
    * * *
    adv exactly;
    más exactamente more precisely;
    ¡exactamente! exactly!, precisely!
    * * *
    : exactly
    * * *
    exactamente adv exactly

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente

  • 167 exactamente al este

    Ex. An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.
    * * *

    Ex: An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente al este

  • 168 exactamente al norte

    Ex. An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.
    * * *

    Ex: An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente al norte

  • 169 exactamente al oeste

    Ex. An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.
    * * *

    Ex: An azimuth of 0 degrees is due north, 90 degrees is due east, 180 degrees is due south, and 270 is due west.

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente al oeste

  • 170 exceso en la bebida

    (n.) = intemperance
    Ex. By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    * * *

    Ex: By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.

    Spanish-English dictionary > exceso en la bebida

  • 171 exento de cuota

    (adj.) = non-quota
    Ex. The inclusion of much of West Yorkshire in the non-quota textile programme is claimed to be at least partly attributable to this persistence.
    * * *
    (adj.) = non-quota

    Ex: The inclusion of much of West Yorkshire in the non-quota textile programme is claimed to be at least partly attributable to this persistence.

    Spanish-English dictionary > exento de cuota

  • 172 exiliado

    adj.
    exile, outcast.
    f. & m.
    exile, exiled person, outcast.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: exiliar.
    * * *
    1→ link=exiliar exiliar
    adjetivo-nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1→ link=exilado exilado,-a
    * * *
    1. (f. - exiliada)
    noun m.
    2. (f. - exiliada)
    adj.
    * * *
    exiliado, -a
    1.
    ADJ exiled, in exile
    2.
    SM / F exile
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo exiled, in exile
    II
    - da masculino, femenino exile

    los exiliados en Suecia — those who were/are in exile in Sweden

    * * *
    = exile.
    Nota: Nombre.
    Ex. This article summarises the results of field work on refugee and exile publishing in Western European countries focusing on Surinamese publishing in the Netherlands and Afghan and Iranian refugee publishing in West Berlin and Switzerland.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo exiled, in exile
    II
    - da masculino, femenino exile

    los exiliados en Suecia — those who were/are in exile in Sweden

    * * *
    Nota: Nombre.

    Ex: This article summarises the results of field work on refugee and exile publishing in Western European countries focusing on Surinamese publishing in the Netherlands and Afghan and Iranian refugee publishing in West Berlin and Switzerland.

    * * *
    exiliado1 -da, exilado -da
    exiled, in exile
    fueron muchos los españoles exiliados en Francia tras la guerra civil there were many Spaniards exiled o in exile in France after the civil war
    exiliado2 -da, exilado -da
    masculine, feminine
    exile
    un exiliado político a political exile
    los exiliados en Suecia those who were/are in exile in Sweden
    * * *

    Del verbo exiliar: ( conjugate exiliar)

    exiliado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    exiliado    
    exiliar
    exiliado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    exiled, in exile
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    exile
    exiliado,-a
    I adjetivo exiled, in exile
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino exile
    exiliar verbo transitivo to exile, send into exile

    ' exiliado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    exiliada
    English:
    exile
    * * *
    exiliado, -a, Am exilado, -a
    adj
    exiled, in exile;
    aún permanece exiliado en Italia he is still living in exile in Italy
    nm,f
    exile
    exiliado político political exile
    * * *
    I adj exiled, in exile pred
    II m, exiliada f exile
    * * *
    exiliado, -da adj
    : exiled, in exile
    exiliado, -da n
    : exile
    * * *
    exiliado n exile

    Spanish-English dictionary > exiliado

  • 173 expeler

    v.
    1 to emit.
    2 to expel, to belch, to exhaust, to eject.
    * * *
    (pp expulso,-a o expelido,-a)
    1 to expel, eject, throw out
    * * *
    VT to expel, eject
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) to expel (frml)
    * * *
    = expel, spew (out), billow out, exhaust.
    Ex. These policies indiscriminately suspend, expel, & punish harshly students who break rules under these policies.
    Ex. Simultaneously, automatic gunfire spewed out from a sandbagged position west of the village across the river mouth.
    Ex. Nearly everyone has seen a factory's smokestack billowing out black sooty smoke that dirties the air and blackens buildings.
    Ex. As a general rule of thumb, you want front and side fans to intake, rear and top to exhaust.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) to expel (frml)
    * * *
    = expel, spew (out), billow out, exhaust.

    Ex: These policies indiscriminately suspend, expel, & punish harshly students who break rules under these policies.

    Ex: Simultaneously, automatic gunfire spewed out from a sandbagged position west of the village across the river mouth.
    Ex: Nearly everyone has seen a factory's smokestack billowing out black sooty smoke that dirties the air and blackens buildings.
    Ex: As a general rule of thumb, you want front and side fans to intake, rear and top to exhaust.

    * * *
    expeler [E1 ]
    vt
    ( frml); to expel ( frml)
    * * *

    expeler verbo transitivo to expel, discharge, force out: el volcán expelía grandes trozos de roca candente, large chunks of red-hot rock flowed from the volcano
    ' expeler' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    echar
    English:
    breathe
    * * *
    to emit
    * * *
    v/t expel
    * * *
    : to expel, to eject

    Spanish-English dictionary > expeler

  • 174 externalización de servicios

    (n.) = outsourcing [out-sourcing], externalisation of services
    Ex. This article presents results of a case study of the outsourcing (contracting out) of non core library activities by a public library.
    Ex. The externalization of services that has been a driving force behind development in the West does not seem to exist to the same extent in Japan.
    * * *
    (n.) = outsourcing [out-sourcing], externalisation of services

    Ex: This article presents results of a case study of the outsourcing (contracting out) of non core library activities by a public library.

    Ex: The externalization of services that has been a driving force behind development in the West does not seem to exist to the same extent in Japan.

    Spanish-English dictionary > externalización de servicios

  • 175 extremo + Punto Cardinal

    (adj.) = furthest + Punto Cardinal
    Ex. The article ' Furthest North' describes the catalogue of the library aboard one of the ships involved in the search for the explorer Sir John Franklin and companions, lost in the search for the North West Passage.
    * * *
    (adj.) = furthest + Punto Cardinal

    Ex: The article ' Furthest North' describes the catalogue of the library aboard one of the ships involved in the search for the explorer Sir John Franklin and companions, lost in the search for the North West Passage.

    Spanish-English dictionary > extremo + Punto Cardinal

  • 176 farsante

    adj.
    1 deceitful.
    2 fake, faker, false, humbug.
    f. & m.
    1 deceitful person.
    es un farsante he's a fraud
    2 phoney, phony, faker, charlatan.
    3 show-off, braggart, boaster, old humbug.
    * * *
    1 lying, deceitful
    1 fake, impostor
    * * *
    masculino y femenino fraud, fake
    * * *
    = charlatan, con artist, con man, humbug, fabricator, fraud, fraudster, hoaxer, hoaxster.
    Ex. He is gullible, not very bright, the ready dupe of the charlatan and the demagogue.
    Ex. This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and an idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex. His supporters call him a 'smoothie', while his critics generally portray him as a 'glib con man'.
    Ex. Worldly people and even monks without spiritual discernment are nearly always attracted by humbugs, imposters, hypocrites and those who are in demonic delusion.
    Ex. It is important to remember that the story of the American West has been told as much by fabulists and fabricators as by historians.
    Ex. You know what they say, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck, or in this case, a lying, stealing, cheating fraud.
    Ex. The article 'Keeping fraudsters in check' describes computerized systems now being developed to help combat fraud.
    Ex. In a subsequent call the hoaxer suggested that another bomb had been planted on the highway leading to the airport.
    Ex. This recent tsunami is not the first disaster to be exploited by email hoaxsters.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino fraud, fake
    * * *
    = charlatan, con artist, con man, humbug, fabricator, fraud, fraudster, hoaxer, hoaxster.

    Ex: He is gullible, not very bright, the ready dupe of the charlatan and the demagogue.

    Ex: This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and an idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex: His supporters call him a 'smoothie', while his critics generally portray him as a 'glib con man'.
    Ex: Worldly people and even monks without spiritual discernment are nearly always attracted by humbugs, imposters, hypocrites and those who are in demonic delusion.
    Ex: It is important to remember that the story of the American West has been told as much by fabulists and fabricators as by historians.
    Ex: You know what they say, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck, or in this case, a lying, stealing, cheating fraud.
    Ex: The article 'Keeping fraudsters in check' describes computerized systems now being developed to help combat fraud.
    Ex: In a subsequent call the hoaxer suggested that another bomb had been planted on the highway leading to the airport.
    Ex: This recent tsunami is not the first disaster to be exploited by email hoaxsters.

    * * *
    fraud, fake
    * * *

    farsante sustantivo masculino y femenino
    fraud, fake
    farsante mf (impostor) fake, impostor
    ' farsante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comedianta
    - comediante
    - encantador
    - encantadora
    English:
    fake
    - fraud
    - phoney
    - see
    - sham
    * * *
    adj
    deceitful;
    ¡qué farsantes son! they're such frauds!
    nmf
    fraud;
    es un farsante he's a fraud
    * * *
    m/f fraud, fake
    * * *
    charlatán: charlatan, fraud, phony

    Spanish-English dictionary > farsante

  • 177 francotirador1

    1 = sniper, franc-tireur.
    Ex. In this novel, the protagonist, against the advice of his parents, chooses to remain in his apartment in war-torn West Beirut and is shot dead by a sniper.
    Ex. At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    ----
    * fuego de francotirador = sniper fire.

    Spanish-English dictionary > francotirador1

  • 178 francófono

    adj.
    French-speaking.
    * * *
    1 French-speaking, francophone
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 French speaker, francophone
    * * *
    francófono, -a
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo/masculino, femenino francophone
    * * *
    = French-speaking, francophone.
    Ex. It is setting up a system of dual entries, so that the French-speaking people of Canada will have French language representation in the authorities established for Canadian catalog records.
    Ex. This article assesses the current state of archives in African countries focusing on those of francophone West Africa.
    ----
    * canadiense francófono = French Canadian.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo/masculino, femenino francophone
    * * *
    = French-speaking, francophone.

    Ex: It is setting up a system of dual entries, so that the French-speaking people of Canada will have French language representation in the authorities established for Canadian catalog records.

    Ex: This article assesses the current state of archives in African countries focusing on those of francophone West Africa.
    * canadiense francófono = French Canadian.

    * * *
    French-speaking, francophone ( frml)
    masculine, feminine
    francophone, French speaker
    * * *

    francófono,-a adjetivo French-speaking: fuimos a la zona francófona suiza, we went to the French-speaking area of Switzerland
    ' francófono' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    francófona
    English:
    -speaking
    * * *
    francófono, -a
    adj
    francophone
    nm,f
    Francophone
    * * *
    I adj French-speaking
    II m, francófona French-speaker

    Spanish-English dictionary > francófono

  • 179 fulminar

    v.
    1 to strike down.
    un rayo la fulminó she was struck by lightning
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada to look daggers at somebody
    2 to fulminate, to kill, to strike by lighting, to strike dead.
    * * *
    1 to strike with lightning
    2 figurado to strike dead
    \
    fulminar a alguien (con la mirada) to look daggers at somebody
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=destruir) to strike down
    2) [+ amenazas] to utter ( contra against)
    2.
    VI to fulminate, explode
    * * *
    verbo transitivo ( matar)

    un cáncer lo fulminó — he developed cancer and died within a few days/weeks

    * * *
    Ex. I am frequently taken to task as someone who would try to destroy the integrity of certain catalogs on the West Coast.
    ----
    * fulminar a Alguien con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * fulminar con la mirada = glower, scowl (at).
    * fulminar los precios = slash + prices.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo ( matar)

    un cáncer lo fulminó — he developed cancer and died within a few days/weeks

    * * *

    Ex: I am frequently taken to task as someone who would try to destroy the integrity of certain catalogs on the West Coast.

    * fulminar a Alguien con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * fulminar con la mirada = glower, scowl (at).
    * fulminar los precios = slash + prices.

    * * *
    fulminar [A1 ]
    vt
    1
    (matar): murieron fulminados they were struck by lightning and killed
    cayó como fulminado por un rayo he collapsed as if he had been struck by lightning
    un cáncer del hígado lo fulminó he developed cancer of the liver and died within a few days/weeks
    lo fulminó con la mirada she looked daggers at him, she gave him a withering look
    2 ‹amenazas/maldiciones› fulminar algo CONTRA algn to hurl sth AT sb
    * * *

    fulminar vtr fig to strike dead
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada, to look daggers at sb
    ' fulminar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    glare
    * * *
    [sujeto: enfermedad] to strike down;
    un rayo la fulminó she was struck by lightning;
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada to look daggers at sb
    * * *
    v/t
    :
    lo fulminó un rayo he was killed by lightning;
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada look daggers at s.o. fam
    * * *
    1) : to strike with lightning
    2) : to strike down
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada: to look daggers at someone

    Spanish-English dictionary > fulminar

  • 180 grupo especial

    Ex. This article summarises the discussions of the special interest groups of the West German Society of Archivists (WGSA), held during the 10th International Congress on Archives in Bonn, 1984.
    * * *

    Ex: This article summarises the discussions of the special interest groups of the West German Society of Archivists (WGSA), held during the 10th International Congress on Archives in Bonn, 1984.

    Spanish-English dictionary > grupo especial

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  • West, Benjamin — West, Benjamin, in der neuern Kunstgeschichte Englands ein bedeutender Name, der größte Historienmaler, den dieses Land in jüngster Zeit aufzuweisen hat, ein Künstler von großem Talent, aber ohne jene überraschende Originalität, welche das Genie …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • West,Benjamin — West, Benjamin. 1738 1820. American painter. The first American to study art in Italy (1760 1763), he settled in England and quickly became a prominent artist. The Death of General Wolfe (1770) is among his most important works. * * * …   Universalium

  • West, Benjamin — born Oct. 10, 1738, near Springfield, Pa. died March 11, 1820, London, Eng. U.S. British painter. After studying painting in his native Philadelphia, he established himself as a portraitist in New York City. He sailed to Italy in 1760 and visited …   Universalium

  • West, Benjamin — (10 oct. 1738, cerca de Springfield, Pa.–11 mar. 1820, Londres, Inglaterra). Pintor estadounidense británico. Tras estudiar pintura en su Filadelfia natal, se consolidó como retratista en la ciudad de Nueva York. Se embarcó a Italia en 1760 y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • WEST, BENJAMIN —    painter, born near Springfield, Pennsylvania, of Quaker parentage; was self taught, painted portraits at the age of 16, went to Italy in 1760, and produced such work there that he was elected member of several of the Italian academies; visited …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • WEST (B.) — WEST BENJAMIN (1738 1820) Peintre américain. Bien que West soit né en Amérique et qu’il y ait appris la «partie mécanique» (selon ses propres termes) de la peinture, son œuvre est entièrement étrangère au développement de l’art américain. Au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • west — /west/, n. 1. a cardinal point of the compass, 90° to the left when facing north, corresponding to the point where the sun is seen to set. Abbr.: W 2. the direction in which this point lies. 3. (usually cap.) a region or territory situated in… …   Universalium

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  • West — West, Benjamin, engl. Historienmaler, geb. 10. Okt. 1738 zu Springfield (Pennsylvanien), begründete 1768 die Kunstakademie in London, gest. das. 11. März 1820; Hauptbild: Tod des Generals Wolfe bei Quebec …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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