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  • 221 datos empíricos

    Ex. The author presents empirical data in order to assess the degree of inaccuracy due to this phenomenon.
    * * *

    Ex: The author presents empirical data in order to assess the degree of inaccuracy due to this phenomenon.

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  • 222 de forma significativa

    = to any significant extent, to a significant extent
    Ex. This chapter does not consider the principles underlying AACR, nor does it review the structure of the code to any significant extent.
    Ex. The legibility of characters, the characteristics of the viewing screen, the annotation and indexing of the contents and the degree of user control over these all seem to affect the acceptability of microforms to a significant extent.
    * * *
    = to any significant extent, to a significant extent

    Ex: This chapter does not consider the principles underlying AACR, nor does it review the structure of the code to any significant extent.

    Ex: The legibility of characters, the characteristics of the viewing screen, the annotation and indexing of the contents and the degree of user control over these all seem to affect the acceptability of microforms to a significant extent.

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  • 223 de manera significativa

    = to any significant extent, to a significant extent
    Ex. This chapter does not consider the principles underlying AACR, nor does it review the structure of the code to any significant extent.
    Ex. The legibility of characters, the characteristics of the viewing screen, the annotation and indexing of the contents and the degree of user control over these all seem to affect the acceptability of microforms to a significant extent.
    * * *
    = to any significant extent, to a significant extent

    Ex: This chapter does not consider the principles underlying AACR, nor does it review the structure of the code to any significant extent.

    Ex: The legibility of characters, the characteristics of the viewing screen, the annotation and indexing of the contents and the degree of user control over these all seem to affect the acceptability of microforms to a significant extent.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de manera significativa

  • 224 de ningún modo

    in no way
    * * *
    = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination
    Ex. However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.
    Ex. Although these categories of concepts are recognizable in UDC, they are in now way made explicit within the scheme.
    Ex. On no account should the schedules of a classification scheme be modified in order to gain some dubious advantage of this kind.
    Ex. In no sense are policies engraved in stone and unchangeable.
    Ex. This is not a complete list by any means.
    Ex. There's a big difference between returning a book late and not at all.
    Ex. Some items cannot be copied under any circumstances.
    Ex. Many librarians were literally incredulous that weeding could be considered, in any shape or form, as a timesaver; others begged to differ.
    Ex. I cannot for the life of me understand what you see in the Serb's cause that gets your panties in a bundle.
    Ex. They were given strict instructions that they were not on any account to make eye contact or speak to the star.
    Ex. However, by no stretch of the imagination are anti-depressant drugs pleasant to take for most patients.
    * * *
    = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination

    Ex: However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.

    Ex: Although these categories of concepts are recognizable in UDC, they are in now way made explicit within the scheme.
    Ex: On no account should the schedules of a classification scheme be modified in order to gain some dubious advantage of this kind.
    Ex: In no sense are policies engraved in stone and unchangeable.
    Ex: This is not a complete list by any means.
    Ex: There's a big difference between returning a book late and not at all.
    Ex: Some items cannot be copied under any circumstances.
    Ex: Many librarians were literally incredulous that weeding could be considered, in any shape or form, as a timesaver; others begged to differ.
    Ex: I cannot for the life of me understand what you see in the Serb's cause that gets your panties in a bundle.
    Ex: They were given strict instructions that they were not on any account to make eye contact or speak to the star.
    Ex: However, by no stretch of the imagination are anti-depressant drugs pleasant to take for most patients.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de ningún modo

  • 225 dedicarse a

    v.
    1 to dedicate oneself to, to devote oneself to, to apply oneself to, to give oneself to.
    Ella se dedica a aprender She dedicates herself to learn.
    Ella se dedica a pasear perros She dedicates herself to walk dogs.
    2 to concentrate on, to go in for, to work on, to pursue.
    Ella se dedica a los estudios She concentrates on her studies.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into
    Ex. This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.
    Ex. Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex. Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex. In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex. Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex. We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex. This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex. Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex. This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex. Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex. For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex. He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex. She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into

    Ex: This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.

    Ex: Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex: Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex: In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex: Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex: We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex: This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex: Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex: This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex: Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex: For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex: He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex: She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicarse a

  • 226 defender

    v.
    1 to defend.
    defender los intereses de alguien to defend somebody's interests
    defendió su teoría con sólidos argumentos he supported his theory with sound arguments
    Elsa defiende su posición Elsa defends her position.
    Elsa defiende los derechos humanos Elsa defends human rights.
    2 to protect (proteger) (del frío, calor).
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ENTENDER], like link=entender entender
    1 (gen) to defend (contra/de, against)
    2 (mantener una opinión, afirmación) to defend, uphold; (respaldar a alguien) to stand up for, support
    3 (proteger) to protect (contra/de, against/from)
    4 DERECHO (algo) to argue, plead; (a alguien) to defend
    1 (espabilarse) to manage, get by, get along
    ¿qué tal se defiende en inglés? how does she get by in English?, what's her English like?
    \
    defender una causa DERECHO to argue a case
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (Mil) [+ país, territorio, intereses] to defend; [+ causa, ideas] to defend, champion; (Jur) to defend

    el Real Madrid defiende el título de campeón — Real Madrid are defending the championship title, Real Madrid are the defending champions

    defiendo la tesis doctoral el mes que vieneI'm having a viva on o (EEUU) I'm defending my doctoral thesis next month

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( proteger) <guarnición/nación> to defend, protect; < persona> to defend

    siempre defiende a su hermanahe always defends o stands up for his sister

    defender a alguien de algo/alguien — to defend somebody against something/somebody

    b) < intereses> to protect, defend; <derechos/título> to defend
    c) (Der) to defend
    d) <idea/teoría/opinión> to defend, uphold; <causa/ideal> to champion, defend

    defender la tesis — ≈to defend one's dissertation ( in US), ≈to have a viva on one's thesis ( in UK)

    2.
    defenderse v pron
    a) (refl) ( contra una agresión) to defend o protect oneself; (Der) to defend oneself

    defenderse de algo/alguien — to defend oneself against something/somebody

    b) (fam) ( arreglárselas) to get by (colloq)
    * * *
    = advocate, argue, argue + in favour of, be + Posesivo + contention, contend, defend, espouse, maintain, make + apology, make + a case for, plead for, put + the case for, uphold, crusade for, preach, preach, champion, speak up for, speak up for, articulate + the case for, present + case for, mount + defence, strike + a blow for, raise + the flag of, come down in + favour of, stick up for, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, stand for.
    Ex. In order to understand the citation order that PRECIS indexing advocates it is necessary to examine the function of the operators more closely.
    Ex. Cutter argued that when it could be established that the second term was definitely more significant then inversion of headings was acceptable.
    Ex. Despite the present financial straits of developing countries, she argues in favour of long-term plan for the acquisition of relevant rare book material.
    Ex. It is our contention that an understanding of such basic principles is fundamental to an appreciation of the many and varied contexts that the individual is likely to encounter.
    Ex. The author contends that it is possible to view the search conducted with the aid of a series of menus as having strong similarities with the search through the hierarchy of a enumerative classification scheme.
    Ex. A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex. Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex. They maintain, in an article written for Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) 'that automated cataloging systems have addressed only half of the problems of maintaining a library catalog'.
    Ex. My perspective, for which I make no apology, is that of someone who works daily with the nitty-gritty of cataloging, as many of you do.
    Ex. This point-by-point evaluation makes a fairly convincing case for the public access online catalogue.
    Ex. I would plead for more standardization, not less, because I think whatever we do is going to be imperfect.
    Ex. A more moderate approach is found in the writings of Olding, who puts the case for multiple entry very concisely in a short pamphlet.
    Ex. It's about time that we go back to these principles and make sure that the quality of cataloging is upheld.
    Ex. There are also dedicated individuals within government who have found a niche from which to crusade for school libraries.
    Ex. A major failing of the information industry is that its members tend to preach to one another whereas what they should be doing is talking to everyone else outside the information industry.
    Ex. A major failing of the information industry is that its members tend to preach to one another whereas what they should be doing is talking to everyone else outside the information industry.
    Ex. In particular he championed free photoduplication of library materials as a natural extension of library services to patrons at a distance.
    Ex. Many people voiced fears that volunteers would be used to take over paid jobs from the workforce, but others spoke up for volunteers saying that in many cases they had created extra jobs for the permanent staff.
    Ex. Many people voiced fears that volunteers would be used to take over paid jobs from the workforce, but others spoke up for volunteers saying that in many cases they had created extra jobs for the permanent staff.
    Ex. Moreover, in addition to quantitative measures, qualitative indicators of benefits should be considered so as to present a complete picture when articulating the case for a library's total positive impact.
    Ex. An MP, a barrister, and a financial consultant present the case for charging Value Added Tax (VAT) on books.
    Ex. The author mounts a spirited defence of the National Library of Australia future collecting priorities.
    Ex. In an effort to save US culture, strike a blow for reading, and correct well intentioned but misguided notions about the Internet making libraries obsolete, offers ten reasons why the Internet is no substitute for a library..
    Ex. The Augustinian order kept his theological tradition, and raised the flag of the Augustinian thought before and after the German reformer.
    Ex. The author comes down in favour of adding notes to cataloguing records on the grounds that the educational purpose that they are intended to serve is clear.
    Ex. He states that he has always admired Woody Allen, explaining that when he first saw his films he was happy to see that someone was sticking up for the little guy.
    Ex. It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex. I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex. The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex. I will stand for your rights as my forefathers did before me!.
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    * defender a = put + a word in for.
    * defender a Alguien = stand up for.
    * defender Algo = argue + Posesivo + corner.
    * defender el fuerte = hold + the fortress.
    * defender el honor de Uno = defend + Posesivo + honour.
    * defender enérgicamente = be vociferous about/in.
    * defender la causa de = further + the cause of.
    * defender la necesidad = articulate + the need.
    * defender la necesidad de = support + the case for.
    * defender lo indenfensible = defend + the indefensible.
    * defender los derechos de Uno = stand up for + Posesivo + rights.
    * defender los intereses = defend + interests, lobby for + interests.
    * defender los intereses de = go to + bat for, bat for.
    * defender los principios de Uno = stand up for + Posesivo + principles.
    * defender + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + caso = take up + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + causa = advance + Posesivo + cause.
    * defender + Posesivo + idea = support + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + postura = argue + Posesivo + case.
    * defenderse = bite back, stand up, strike back, fight back, fight for + Posesivo + life.
    * defenderse de ataques = ward off + attacks.
    * defenderse por uno mismo = fend for + Reflexivo.
    * defender una causa = promote + cause, support + cause, champion + cause.
    * defender una idea = champion + idea.
    * defender un argumento = support + view.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * saber defenderse = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( proteger) <guarnición/nación> to defend, protect; < persona> to defend

    siempre defiende a su hermanahe always defends o stands up for his sister

    defender a alguien de algo/alguien — to defend somebody against something/somebody

    b) < intereses> to protect, defend; <derechos/título> to defend
    c) (Der) to defend
    d) <idea/teoría/opinión> to defend, uphold; <causa/ideal> to champion, defend

    defender la tesis — ≈to defend one's dissertation ( in US), ≈to have a viva on one's thesis ( in UK)

    2.
    defenderse v pron
    a) (refl) ( contra una agresión) to defend o protect oneself; (Der) to defend oneself

    defenderse de algo/alguien — to defend oneself against something/somebody

    b) (fam) ( arreglárselas) to get by (colloq)
    * * *
    = advocate, argue, argue + in favour of, be + Posesivo + contention, contend, defend, espouse, maintain, make + apology, make + a case for, plead for, put + the case for, uphold, crusade for, preach, preach, champion, speak up for, speak up for, articulate + the case for, present + case for, mount + defence, strike + a blow for, raise + the flag of, come down in + favour of, stick up for, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, stand for.

    Ex: In order to understand the citation order that PRECIS indexing advocates it is necessary to examine the function of the operators more closely.

    Ex: Cutter argued that when it could be established that the second term was definitely more significant then inversion of headings was acceptable.
    Ex: Despite the present financial straits of developing countries, she argues in favour of long-term plan for the acquisition of relevant rare book material.
    Ex: It is our contention that an understanding of such basic principles is fundamental to an appreciation of the many and varied contexts that the individual is likely to encounter.
    Ex: The author contends that it is possible to view the search conducted with the aid of a series of menus as having strong similarities with the search through the hierarchy of a enumerative classification scheme.
    Ex: A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex: Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex: They maintain, in an article written for Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) 'that automated cataloging systems have addressed only half of the problems of maintaining a library catalog'.
    Ex: My perspective, for which I make no apology, is that of someone who works daily with the nitty-gritty of cataloging, as many of you do.
    Ex: This point-by-point evaluation makes a fairly convincing case for the public access online catalogue.
    Ex: I would plead for more standardization, not less, because I think whatever we do is going to be imperfect.
    Ex: A more moderate approach is found in the writings of Olding, who puts the case for multiple entry very concisely in a short pamphlet.
    Ex: It's about time that we go back to these principles and make sure that the quality of cataloging is upheld.
    Ex: There are also dedicated individuals within government who have found a niche from which to crusade for school libraries.
    Ex: A major failing of the information industry is that its members tend to preach to one another whereas what they should be doing is talking to everyone else outside the information industry.
    Ex: A major failing of the information industry is that its members tend to preach to one another whereas what they should be doing is talking to everyone else outside the information industry.
    Ex: In particular he championed free photoduplication of library materials as a natural extension of library services to patrons at a distance.
    Ex: Many people voiced fears that volunteers would be used to take over paid jobs from the workforce, but others spoke up for volunteers saying that in many cases they had created extra jobs for the permanent staff.
    Ex: Many people voiced fears that volunteers would be used to take over paid jobs from the workforce, but others spoke up for volunteers saying that in many cases they had created extra jobs for the permanent staff.
    Ex: Moreover, in addition to quantitative measures, qualitative indicators of benefits should be considered so as to present a complete picture when articulating the case for a library's total positive impact.
    Ex: An MP, a barrister, and a financial consultant present the case for charging Value Added Tax (VAT) on books.
    Ex: The author mounts a spirited defence of the National Library of Australia future collecting priorities.
    Ex: In an effort to save US culture, strike a blow for reading, and correct well intentioned but misguided notions about the Internet making libraries obsolete, offers ten reasons why the Internet is no substitute for a library..
    Ex: The Augustinian order kept his theological tradition, and raised the flag of the Augustinian thought before and after the German reformer.
    Ex: The author comes down in favour of adding notes to cataloguing records on the grounds that the educational purpose that they are intended to serve is clear.
    Ex: He states that he has always admired Woody Allen, explaining that when he first saw his films he was happy to see that someone was sticking up for the little guy.
    Ex: It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex: I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex: The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex: I will stand for your rights as my forefathers did before me!.
    * defender a = put + a word in for.
    * defender a Alguien = stand up for.
    * defender Algo = argue + Posesivo + corner.
    * defender el fuerte = hold + the fortress.
    * defender el honor de Uno = defend + Posesivo + honour.
    * defender enérgicamente = be vociferous about/in.
    * defender la causa de = further + the cause of.
    * defender la necesidad = articulate + the need.
    * defender la necesidad de = support + the case for.
    * defender lo indenfensible = defend + the indefensible.
    * defender los derechos de Uno = stand up for + Posesivo + rights.
    * defender los intereses = defend + interests, lobby for + interests.
    * defender los intereses de = go to + bat for, bat for.
    * defender los principios de Uno = stand up for + Posesivo + principles.
    * defender + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + caso = take up + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + causa = advance + Posesivo + cause.
    * defender + Posesivo + idea = support + Posesivo + case.
    * defender + Posesivo + postura = argue + Posesivo + case.
    * defenderse = bite back, stand up, strike back, fight back, fight for + Posesivo + life.
    * defenderse de ataques = ward off + attacks.
    * defenderse por uno mismo = fend for + Reflexivo.
    * defender una causa = promote + cause, support + cause, champion + cause.
    * defender una idea = champion + idea.
    * defender un argumento = support + view.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * saber defenderse = hold + Posesivo + own.

    * * *
    defender [E8 ]
    vt
    1 (proteger) ‹guarnición/nación› to defend, protect; ‹persona› to defend
    siempre defiende a su hermana he always defends o protects o stands up for his sister
    defender a algn DE algo/algn to defend sb AGAINST sth/sb
    la defendió de las acusaciones/de sus atacantes he defended her against the accusations/against her attackers
    2 ‹intereses› to protect, defend; ‹derechos› to defend; ‹título› to defend
    3 ( Der) ‹caso› to defend; ‹acusado/cliente› to defend
    4 ‹idea/teoría/opinión› to defend, uphold; ‹causa/ideal› to champion, defend
    defender la tesis ≈ to defend one's dissertation ( in US), ≈ to have a viva on one's thesis ( in UK)
    1 ( refl) (contra una agresión) to defend o protect oneself; ( Der) to defend oneself defenderse DE algo/algn to defend oneself AGAINST sth/sb
    2 ( fam) (arreglárselas) to get by ( colloq)
    me defiendo bastante bien en francés I can get by quite well in French
    ¿sabes jugar al tenis? — bueno, me defiendo can you play tennis? — well, I'm not too bad ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    defender ( conjugate defender) verbo transitivo
    to defend;
    intereses to protect;
    defender a algo/algn de algo/algn to defend sth/sb against sth/sb
    defenderse verbo pronominal
    a) ( refl) ( contra una agresión) to defend o protect oneself;

    (Der) to defend oneself;
    defenderse de algo/algn to defend oneself against sth/sb
    b) (fam) ( arreglárselas) to get by (colloq);


    defender verbo transitivo to defend [contra, against] [de, from]
    ' defender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    defensa
    - defensor
    - defensora
    - muerte
    - resguardar
    - uña
    - unirse
    - valedor
    - valedora
    - defienda
    English:
    argue
    - defend
    - defender
    - guard
    - leg
    - plead
    - speak up
    - stand up
    - stick up for
    - uphold
    - advocate
    - champion
    - speak
    - stand
    - stick
    * * *
    vt
    1. [país, ideas] to defend;
    [amigo] to stand up for; Dep [contrario, delantero] to mark;
    defender a alguien de algo to defend sb from o against sth;
    defender los derechos/intereses de alguien to defend sb's rights/interests;
    defendió su teoría con sólidos argumentos he supported his theory with sound arguments;
    defender la tesis [en universidad] Br ≈ to have one's viva, US ≈ to defend one's dissertation;
    Dep
    defender el título to defend the title;
    defender algo a capa y espada to defend sth tooth and nail
    2. [reo, acusado] to defend
    3. [proteger] [del frío, calor] to protect (de against)
    vi
    Dep to mark;
    defender al hombre to mark man for man, to man-mark;
    defender en zona to use a zone defence
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 defend (de against)
    2 en fútbol mark
    II v/i en fútbol mark
    * * *
    defender {56} vt
    : to defend, to protect
    * * *
    1. (en general) to defend
    2. (proteger) to protect

    Spanish-English dictionary > defender

  • 227 denominar

    v.
    1 to call.
    2 to name, to denote, to denominate, to designate.
    * * *
    1 to denominate, name
    * * *
    verb
    to designate, name
    * * *
    VT to name, designate
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo (frml)

    un área a la que denominamos... — an area which we call...

    b) ( con carácter oficial) to designate
    2.
    denominarse v pron (frml) to be called
    * * *
    = call, designate as, dub, name, term, denote, denominate, baptise [baptize, -USA].
    Ex. The creation of a series of entries for inclusion in a catalogue or printed index is an indexing process which must involve some system, which we might call an indexing system.
    Ex. With the preliminary investigations completed, a joint working group designated as the IFLA Working Group on an International Authority System was established.
    Ex. Carlyle Systems Inc has recently issued version 2.1 of their cataloguing input/edit module, dubbed CATIE.
    Ex. The author statement may, for example, name all of a string of authors, or just the first named.
    Ex. This process of analysis into facets is called facet analysis, and the resultant classification is termed a faceted classification.
    Ex. If we draw a cross-section through A, and plot this on a graph showing degree of relevance, we get the result denoted APUPA by Ranganathan.
    Ex. The result of UNESCO's activity has been the growth of mass of international activity accompanied by a daunting array of jargon and initialese aptly denominated by P.J. Judge as 'alphabet soup'.
    Ex. This article defines a user friendly micro-language, baptized MILAMU, that facilitates both access to these multimedia databases and formulation of multimedia queries = Este artículo explica un microlenguaje de programación, denominado MILAMU, que facilita tanto el acceso a estas bases de datos multimedia como la formulación de enunciados de búsqueda de documentos multimedia.
    ----
    * denominar en homenaje a = name after.
    * denominar en recuerdo de = name after.
    * denominar erróneamente = mislabel.
    * denominar por = name after.
    * denominarse = refer to as.
    * denominarse así = be so called.
    * denominarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * que se denomina a si mismo = self-proclaimed.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo (frml)

    un área a la que denominamos... — an area which we call...

    b) ( con carácter oficial) to designate
    2.
    denominarse v pron (frml) to be called
    * * *
    = call, designate as, dub, name, term, denote, denominate, baptise [baptize, -USA].

    Ex: The creation of a series of entries for inclusion in a catalogue or printed index is an indexing process which must involve some system, which we might call an indexing system.

    Ex: With the preliminary investigations completed, a joint working group designated as the IFLA Working Group on an International Authority System was established.
    Ex: Carlyle Systems Inc has recently issued version 2.1 of their cataloguing input/edit module, dubbed CATIE.
    Ex: The author statement may, for example, name all of a string of authors, or just the first named.
    Ex: This process of analysis into facets is called facet analysis, and the resultant classification is termed a faceted classification.
    Ex: If we draw a cross-section through A, and plot this on a graph showing degree of relevance, we get the result denoted APUPA by Ranganathan.
    Ex: The result of UNESCO's activity has been the growth of mass of international activity accompanied by a daunting array of jargon and initialese aptly denominated by P.J. Judge as 'alphabet soup'.
    Ex: This article defines a user friendly micro-language, baptized MILAMU, that facilitates both access to these multimedia databases and formulation of multimedia queries = Este artículo explica un microlenguaje de programación, denominado MILAMU, que facilita tanto el acceso a estas bases de datos multimedia como la formulación de enunciados de búsqueda de documentos multimedia.
    * denominar en homenaje a = name after.
    * denominar en recuerdo de = name after.
    * denominar erróneamente = mislabel.
    * denominar por = name after.
    * denominarse = refer to as.
    * denominarse así = be so called.
    * denominarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * que se denomina a si mismo = self-proclaimed.

    * * *
    denominar [A1 ]
    vt
    ( frml):
    1985 fue denominado Año Internacional de la Juventud 1985 was designated International Youth Year
    el área de percepción que denominamos extrasensorial the area of perception known as extrasensory o termed extrasensory o which we call extrasensory
    el denominado efecto invernadero the so-called greenhouse effect
    una planta denominada así por su forma a plant so called because of its shape
    ( frml); to be called
    * * *

    denominar ( conjugate denominar) verbo transitivo (frml)



    denominar verbo transitivo to name, designate
    ' denominar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    designar
    * * *
    vt
    to call;
    esto es lo que denominamos un mapa de bits this is what is termed a bitmap;
    el comúnmente denominado mal de las vacas locas mad cow disease, as it is popularly dubbed
    * * *
    v/t designate
    * * *
    : to designate, to name

    Spanish-English dictionary > denominar

  • 228 desigualdad

    f.
    1 inequality.
    acabar con las desigualdades regionales to put an end to inequalities between the regions
    2 difference, inequality, big difference, disparity.
    3 inequity.
    * * *
    1 (gen) inequality, difference
    2 (irregularidad) unevenness
    3 (terreno) unevenness, roughness
    4 (inconstancia) changeability
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Econ, Pol) inequality
    2) [de carácter, tiempo] unpredictability
    3) (=desnivel) [de terreno] roughness; [de escritura] unevenness
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( diferencia) inequality
    b) ( desequilibrio) inequality, disparity
    2) ( de superficie) unevenness
    3) (Mat) inequality
    * * *
    = inequality, inequitability, asymmetry, unevenness, imbalance, unbalance.
    Ex. The LA is currently conducting a major survey to collect and monitor information on gender, ethnic origin and disability which will enable the LA to highlight and tackle problems of inequality in the profession.
    Ex. The Bradford distribution is found to provide information of the degree of scientific-technological inequitability between advanced and developing nations.
    Ex. Information asymmetry has been aggravated and information technology use has played a role in this exacerbation.
    Ex. Database suppliers argue that the present unevenness of the European legal protection setting creates an uncertain and risky environment which is not conductiveto investment.
    Ex. This results in an imbalance of error tolerance.
    Ex. Unbalance occurs when the center of gravity of a rotating object is not aligned with its center of rotation.
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    * desigualdad de género = gender inequality.
    * desigualdad de ingresos = income inequality.
    * desigualdad entre los sexos = gender inequality.
    * erradicar una desigualdad = eradicate + inequality.
    * estar en desigualdad = be under par.
    * sentido de desigualdad = sense of inequality.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( diferencia) inequality
    b) ( desequilibrio) inequality, disparity
    2) ( de superficie) unevenness
    3) (Mat) inequality
    * * *
    = inequality, inequitability, asymmetry, unevenness, imbalance, unbalance.

    Ex: The LA is currently conducting a major survey to collect and monitor information on gender, ethnic origin and disability which will enable the LA to highlight and tackle problems of inequality in the profession.

    Ex: The Bradford distribution is found to provide information of the degree of scientific-technological inequitability between advanced and developing nations.
    Ex: Information asymmetry has been aggravated and information technology use has played a role in this exacerbation.
    Ex: Database suppliers argue that the present unevenness of the European legal protection setting creates an uncertain and risky environment which is not conductiveto investment.
    Ex: This results in an imbalance of error tolerance.
    Ex: Unbalance occurs when the center of gravity of a rotating object is not aligned with its center of rotation.
    * desigualdad de género = gender inequality.
    * desigualdad de ingresos = income inequality.
    * desigualdad entre los sexos = gender inequality.
    * erradicar una desigualdad = eradicate + inequality.
    * estar en desigualdad = be under par.
    * sentido de desigualdad = sense of inequality.

    * * *
    A
    1 (diferencia) inequality
    no debería existir desigualdad ante la ley everyone should be equal in the eyes of the law
    2 (desequilibrio) inequality, disparity
    la desigualdad de fuerzas the inequality of o disparity in forces
    B (de una superficie) unevenness
    C ( Mat) inequality
    * * *

    desigualdad sustantivo femenino
    1


    2 ( de superficie) unevenness
    desigualdad sustantivo femenino
    1 inequality
    2 (del suelo) unevenness
    ' desigualdad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desventaja
    - desequilibrio
    English:
    inequality
    * * *
    1. [diferencia] difference;
    trataba a sus hijos con desigualdad he didn't treat all his children in the same way
    2. [de carácter] changeability;
    [de actuación, rendimiento] inconsistency, erratic nature; [del terreno] unevenness
    3. [económica, social, racial] inequality;
    acabar con las desigualdades regionales to put an end to inequalities between the regions
    4. Mat inequality
    * * *
    f inequality
    * * *
    1) : inequality
    2) : unevenness
    * * *
    1. (en general) difference
    2. (social) inequality [pl. inequalities]

    Spanish-English dictionary > desigualdad

  • 229 desplazar hacia la derecha

    (v.) = inset
    Ex. The degree to which a term is inset in the list indicates its position in the hierarchy.
    * * *
    (v.) = inset

    Ex: The degree to which a term is inset in the list indicates its position in the hierarchy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desplazar hacia la derecha

  • 230 despótico

    adj.
    despotic, heavy-handed, dictatorial, high-handed.
    * * *
    1 despotic
    * * *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo despotic, tyrannical
    * * *
    = autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, totalitarian, tyrannical, overbearing.
    Ex. All successful managers are autocratic to some degree.
    Ex. However, her strong-mindedness, dictatorial tactics, and attempts to dominate her teachers and staff have made her many enemies.
    Ex. The manner in which procedures are determined, amended and used gives the key to the differing views; i.e. whether manuals are seen as instruments of progressive or despotic library management.
    Ex. Such censorship in Soviet totalitarian society was a mighty hindrance to social, cultural and economic development.
    Ex. They worked in cold, draughty, badly-lit rooms and suffered from tyrannical supervisors.
    Ex. Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo despotic, tyrannical
    * * *
    = autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, totalitarian, tyrannical, overbearing.

    Ex: All successful managers are autocratic to some degree.

    Ex: However, her strong-mindedness, dictatorial tactics, and attempts to dominate her teachers and staff have made her many enemies.
    Ex: The manner in which procedures are determined, amended and used gives the key to the differing views; i.e. whether manuals are seen as instruments of progressive or despotic library management.
    Ex: Such censorship in Soviet totalitarian society was a mighty hindrance to social, cultural and economic development.
    Ex: They worked in cold, draughty, badly-lit rooms and suffered from tyrannical supervisors.
    Ex: Overbearing parents are likely to raise obsessive kids, according to a new study.

    * * *
    ‹gobierno› despotic; ‹carácter/persona› despotic, tyrannical
    * * *

    despótico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    despotic, tyrannical
    despótico,-a adjetivo despotic

    ' despótico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despótica
    English:
    despotic
    - high-handed
    * * *
    despótico, -a adj
    despotic
    * * *
    adj despotic

    Spanish-English dictionary > despótico

  • 231 desunión

    f.
    1 division, disunity, estrangement, fissure.
    2 ablatio.
    * * *
    1 (separación) separation, division
    2 figurado (discordia) discord, feud, dissension
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=separación) separation
    2) (=discordia) disunity
    * * *
    femenino lack of unity, disunity
    * * *
    = fissure, disunity.
    Ex. Fissures within British society and inadequate public funding meant that libraries were not linked to communities to the degree that they were in America.
    Ex. This dichotomy in Muslim history, which has oscillated between periods of piousness & decadence, demonstrates further disunity in the Muslim world.
    * * *
    femenino lack of unity, disunity
    * * *
    = fissure, disunity.

    Ex: Fissures within British society and inadequate public funding meant that libraries were not linked to communities to the degree that they were in America.

    Ex: This dichotomy in Muslim history, which has oscillated between periods of piousness & decadence, demonstrates further disunity in the Muslim world.

    * * *
    lack of unity, disunity
    hay mucha desunión en el partido there is serious disunity o a serious lack of unity within the party
    * * *

    desunión sustantivo femenino rift, discord, dissension: existe una desunión en el seno de la familia, there is discord at the heart of the family
    * * *
    1. [separación] separation
    2. [división, discordia] disunity;
    había mucha desunión entre los trabajadores there was a lot of division o disunity among the workers;
    en el sindicato reina la desunión the union is very disunited
    * * *
    f lack of unity
    * * *
    desunión nf, pl - niones : disunity

    Spanish-English dictionary > desunión

  • 232 dicho de otro modo

    to put it another way, in other words
    * * *
    = in other words, said differently
    Ex. In other words, the information supplied in the document matches, to an acceptable degree, the information demanded by the user.
    Ex. Said differently, the public access technology adoption curve seems to be in the process of leveling = Dicho de otro modo, la curva de adopción de tecnología para el acceso público comienza a nivelarse.
    * * *
    = in other words, said differently

    Ex: In other words, the information supplied in the document matches, to an acceptable degree, the information demanded by the user.

    Ex: Said differently, the public access technology adoption curve seems to be in the process of leveling = Dicho de otro modo, la curva de adopción de tecnología para el acceso público comienza a nivelarse.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dicho de otro modo

  • 233 diferencia

    f.
    1 difference.
    el problema de esa pareja es la diferencia de edad that couple's problem is the difference in their ages
    establecer o hacer una diferencia entre to make a distinction between
    el mejor/peor con diferencia by far the best/worst
    2 difference (desacuerdo).
    tuvieron sus diferencias they had their differences
    limar diferencias to settle one's differences
    3 difference.
    tendremos que pagar la diferencia we'll have to pay the difference
    diferencia horaria time difference
    diferencia salarial wage differential
    4 differendum, difference, dispute.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: diferenciar.
    * * *
    1 difference
    2 (de opinión) difference, disagreement
    \
    hacer diferencia entre to make a distinction between
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=distinción) difference

    a diferencia de — unlike

    a diferencia de sus hermanas, ella es bajita — unlike her sisters, she's quite short

    con diferencia — by far

    Rosa es, con diferencia, la más guapa — Rosa is by far the prettiest, Rosa is the prettiest by a long way

    diferencia salarial — (Com) wage differential, pay differential

    2) (=intervalo) difference, gap

    hay una diferencia de edad de diez años entre ellosthere's an age difference o age gap of ten years between them, there's ten years' difference in age between them

    3) (=desacuerdo)

    existen diferencias en el partido con respecto al aborto — there are differences of opinion within the party on the issue of abortion

    partir la diferenciafrm to split the difference

    4) (=resto) difference
    * * *
    1) ( disparidad) difference

    a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora — unlike her husband, she's really charming

    con diferencia: es, con diferencia, la mejor — she's easily o by far the best

    2) ( desacuerdo) difference
    3) ( resto) difference
    * * *
    = difference, discrepancy, distinction, distinguishability, mismatch, gap, dissimilarity, point of difference, differential, fault line, disconnect, diff.
    Ex. Some concepts are described differently in different versions of one language.
    Ex. Reshelving by users could explain the discrepancy.
    Ex. Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex. In this article, the notion of distinguishability is used to measure the degree to which two values of an attribute are dissimilar.
    Ex. The electron microscope is a clear case of extreme mismatch between the number of citations received and the impact of the instrument in a wide area of science.
    Ex. The gap between what private and public institutions charge means that private schools are at a big disadvantage in recruiting students.
    Ex. No significant study has investigated similarities and dissimilarities betwee these two types of reviewing journal.
    Ex. Some points of difference with Canadian practices, especially as regards staffing, are noted.
    Ex. The gap between people who have the resources to access digital information and those who do not have these resources, the so-called 'digital divide', includes a differential in information literacy skills = La diferencia entre la gente que dispone de los recursos para acceder a la información digital y los que no, denominada "brecha digital", supone también una diferencia en las destrezas relacionadas con la alfabetización informacional.
    Ex. These views underlie the fault line that divides British politics today.
    Ex. The disconnect is about how the two groups view each other.
    Ex. There are some diffs between the free version and the full version.
    ----
    * acortar las diferencias = close + the gap.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumento de las diferencias entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * confundir las diferencias entre = blur + the boundaries between.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * con una gran diferencia = by a huge margin.
    * desaparecer las diferencias = blur + distinctions, blur + the lines between, blur + the boundaries between.
    * desaparición de las diferencias = blurring of differences, blurring of roles, blurring of boundaries.
    * desaparición de las diferencias entre = blurring of distinctions between.
    * desdibujar las diferencias = blur + distinctions, blur + the boundaries between.
    * detectar una diferencia = detect + difference.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cultural = cultural difference.
    * diferencia debida al género = gender gap.
    * diferencia debida al sexo = gender gap.
    * diferencia de género = gender difference.
    * diferencia de horario = time differences.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencia de precio = price differential.
    * diferencia de precios = price differentiation.
    * diferencia de retribución entre mujeres y hombres = gender pay gap.
    * diferencia de sexo = gender difference.
    * diferencia entre... y... es mínima = line between... and... is thin.
    * diferencia generacional = generation gap.
    * diferencia horaria = time differences.
    * diferencia lingüística = language difference.
    * diferencia lógica = logical difference.
    * diferencia salarial = pay inequality.
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * diferencias de precio = differential pricing.
    * diferencias de sexo = gender.
    * diferencia significativa = significant difference.
    * diferencias insalvables = irreconcilable differences.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * establecer una diferencia = draw + demarcation.
    * existir mucha diferencia entre... y... = be a far cry from... to....
    * haber muchísima diferencia = be in a different league.
    * hacer frente a las diferencias = face + differences.
    * indicar diferencias = point out + differences, note + difference, point to + differences.
    * insensible a las diferencias de género = gender blind.
    * limar las diferencias = iron out + differences, flatten out + differences.
    * marcar la diferencia = make + the difference, make + a difference, spell + the difference.
    * mostrar las diferencias = turn up + differences.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * nadie notaría la diferencia = no one would be the wiser.
    * Número + años de diferencia = Número + year gap.
    * paliar las diferencias = bridge + the gap, bridge + the gulf.
    * que diferencia entre mayúscula y minúscula = case-sensitive.
    * rectificar la diferencia = redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.
    * reducción de las diferencias entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * reducir las diferencias = bridge + the gap, bridge + the divide, bridge + the chasm, bridge + the gulf, close + the gap.
    * reducir las diferencias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * representar la diferencia entre... y = represent + the difference between... and.
    * resolver las diferencias = iron out + differences, resolve + Posesivo + differences, settling of differences, flatten out + differences, flush out + differences, settle + Posesivo + differences.
    * resolver una diferencia = negotiate + difference.
    * respetar una diferencia = observe + difference.
    * respeto a la diferencia = respect to differences.
    * sacar a relucir diferencias = turn up + differences.
    * saldar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * señalar diferencias = point out + differences, note + difference, point to + differences.
    * significar la diferencia entre... y = mean + the difference between... and.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * suponer una diferencia sobre = move + one away from.
    * tener sus diferencias = have + their differences.
    * * *
    1) ( disparidad) difference

    a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora — unlike her husband, she's really charming

    con diferencia: es, con diferencia, la mejor — she's easily o by far the best

    2) ( desacuerdo) difference
    3) ( resto) difference
    * * *
    = difference, discrepancy, distinction, distinguishability, mismatch, gap, dissimilarity, point of difference, differential, fault line, disconnect, diff.

    Ex: Some concepts are described differently in different versions of one language.

    Ex: Reshelving by users could explain the discrepancy.
    Ex: Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex: In this article, the notion of distinguishability is used to measure the degree to which two values of an attribute are dissimilar.
    Ex: The electron microscope is a clear case of extreme mismatch between the number of citations received and the impact of the instrument in a wide area of science.
    Ex: The gap between what private and public institutions charge means that private schools are at a big disadvantage in recruiting students.
    Ex: No significant study has investigated similarities and dissimilarities betwee these two types of reviewing journal.
    Ex: Some points of difference with Canadian practices, especially as regards staffing, are noted.
    Ex: The gap between people who have the resources to access digital information and those who do not have these resources, the so-called 'digital divide', includes a differential in information literacy skills = La diferencia entre la gente que dispone de los recursos para acceder a la información digital y los que no, denominada "brecha digital", supone también una diferencia en las destrezas relacionadas con la alfabetización informacional.
    Ex: These views underlie the fault line that divides British politics today.
    Ex: The disconnect is about how the two groups view each other.
    Ex: There are some diffs between the free version and the full version.
    * acortar las diferencias = close + the gap.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumento de las diferencias entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * confundir las diferencias entre = blur + the boundaries between.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * con una gran diferencia = by a huge margin.
    * desaparecer las diferencias = blur + distinctions, blur + the lines between, blur + the boundaries between.
    * desaparición de las diferencias = blurring of differences, blurring of roles, blurring of boundaries.
    * desaparición de las diferencias entre = blurring of distinctions between.
    * desdibujar las diferencias = blur + distinctions, blur + the boundaries between.
    * detectar una diferencia = detect + difference.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cultural = cultural difference.
    * diferencia debida al género = gender gap.
    * diferencia debida al sexo = gender gap.
    * diferencia de género = gender difference.
    * diferencia de horario = time differences.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencia de precio = price differential.
    * diferencia de precios = price differentiation.
    * diferencia de retribución entre mujeres y hombres = gender pay gap.
    * diferencia de sexo = gender difference.
    * diferencia entre... y... es mínima = line between... and... is thin.
    * diferencia generacional = generation gap.
    * diferencia horaria = time differences.
    * diferencia lingüística = language difference.
    * diferencia lógica = logical difference.
    * diferencia salarial = pay inequality.
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * diferencias de precio = differential pricing.
    * diferencias de sexo = gender.
    * diferencia significativa = significant difference.
    * diferencias insalvables = irreconcilable differences.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * establecer una diferencia = draw + demarcation.
    * existir mucha diferencia entre... y... = be a far cry from... to....
    * haber muchísima diferencia = be in a different league.
    * hacer frente a las diferencias = face + differences.
    * indicar diferencias = point out + differences, note + difference, point to + differences.
    * insensible a las diferencias de género = gender blind.
    * limar las diferencias = iron out + differences, flatten out + differences.
    * marcar la diferencia = make + the difference, make + a difference, spell + the difference.
    * mostrar las diferencias = turn up + differences.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * nadie notaría la diferencia = no one would be the wiser.
    * Número + años de diferencia = Número + year gap.
    * paliar las diferencias = bridge + the gap, bridge + the gulf.
    * que diferencia entre mayúscula y minúscula = case-sensitive.
    * rectificar la diferencia = redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.
    * reducción de las diferencias entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * reducir las diferencias = bridge + the gap, bridge + the divide, bridge + the chasm, bridge + the gulf, close + the gap.
    * reducir las diferencias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * representar la diferencia entre... y = represent + the difference between... and.
    * resolver las diferencias = iron out + differences, resolve + Posesivo + differences, settling of differences, flatten out + differences, flush out + differences, settle + Posesivo + differences.
    * resolver una diferencia = negotiate + difference.
    * respetar una diferencia = observe + difference.
    * respeto a la diferencia = respect to differences.
    * sacar a relucir diferencias = turn up + differences.
    * saldar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * señalar diferencias = point out + differences, note + difference, point to + differences.
    * significar la diferencia entre... y = mean + the difference between... and.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * suponer una diferencia sobre = move + one away from.
    * tener sus diferencias = have + their differences.

    * * *
    A (disparidad) difference
    la diferencia de edad entre ellos the age difference o age gap between them
    salieron con una diferencia de pocos minutos they left a few minutes apart
    a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora unlike her husband, she's really charming
    es un hombre alegre, a diferencia de su antecesor que … he is a cheerful man, in contrast to o unlike his predecessor who …
    cagarse or sentarse en la diferencia ( vulg CS): ¿$20 en vez de $19,99? ¡me cago en la diferencia! ( vulg); $20 instead of $19.99? big difference! o big deal! o that's a hell of a difference! ( iro)
    antes me importaba mucho pero ahora me siento en la diferencia it used to bother me a lot, but now I couldn't give a damn o I couldn't care less ( colloq)
    con diferencia: es, con diferencia, la más inteligente de las dos hermanas she's easily o far and away o by far the more intelligent of the two sisters, she's the more intelligent of the two sisters by a long way o by far
    este restaurante es mucho mejor, y con diferencia this restaurant's better by far o by a long way
    Compuesto:
    time difference
    B (desacuerdo) difference
    se reunieron para tratar de resolver or saldar sus diferencias they met to try to resolve their differences
    C (resto) difference
    dame el dinero que tienes y yo pagaré la diferencia give me the money you have and I'll pay the difference o the remainder o the rest
    * * *

     

    Del verbo diferenciar: ( conjugate diferenciar)

    diferencia es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    diferencia    
    diferenciar
    diferencia sustantivo femenino


    a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora unlike her husband, she's really charming



    resolver sus (or mis etc) diferencias to resolve one's differences


    diferenciar ( conjugate diferenciar) verbo transitivocolores/sonidos to tell the difference between, differentiate between
    diferenciarse verbo pronominal:
    ¿en qué se diferencia esta especie? what makes this species different?;

    no se diferencian en nada there's no difference between them;
    diferenciase de algo/algn to differ from sth/sb;
    solo se diferencia del otro en or por el precio the only difference between this one and the other one is the price
    diferencia sustantivo femenino difference
    ♦ Locuciones: a diferencia de, unlike
    con diferencia, by far: su hermana es la más simpática con diferencia, his sister is the nicer (de dos) o nicest (de más de dos) by far
    diferenciar verbo transitivo
    1 (saber discernir) to distinguish, tell the difference: no diferencia la seda del algodón, she can't tell the difference between silk and cotton
    2 (hacer distinto) to differentiate: eso es lo que nos diferencia, that's what makes us different

    ' diferencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abismal
    - cada
    - caja
    - cerrarse
    - diferenciar
    - discrepancia
    - distinguir
    - economía
    - error
    - fundamental
    - ganarse
    - haber
    - hablarse
    - llevar
    - llevarse
    - notable
    - piso
    - poder
    - política
    - resaltar
    - salario
    - salto
    - sensible
    - sutil
    - tarde
    - variante
    - acentuado
    - cambio
    - desigualdad
    - desnivel
    - distinción
    - mínimo
    - pequeño
    - tremendo
    English:
    appreciable
    - art
    - by
    - change
    - difference
    - discrepancy
    - distinction
    - gap
    - hate
    - insignificant
    - material
    - misunderstanding
    - now
    - opposed
    - out
    - settle
    - sharp
    - study
    - tell
    - unlike
    - up
    - within
    - world
    - yawning
    - compare
    - quite
    * * *
    1. [disimilitud] difference (con/entre from/between);
    el problema de esa pareja es la diferencia de edad that couple's problem is the difference in their ages;
    la diferencia está en que tú eres hombre the difference is that you're a man;
    establecer o [m5] hacer una diferencia entre to make a distinction between
    2. [desacuerdo] difference;
    tuvieron sus diferencias they had their differences;
    limar diferencias to settle one's differences
    3. [en suma, resta] difference ( entre between);
    tendremos que pagar la diferencia we'll have to pay the difference
    diferencia horaria time difference; Elec diferencia de potencial potential difference;
    diferencia salarial wage o pay differential
    * * *
    f
    1 difference;
    hay una diferencia como del día a la noche it’s like the difference between night and day;
    con diferencia fig by a long way
    2
    :
    diferencias pl ( desacuerdo) differences
    * * *
    1) : difference
    2)
    a diferencia de : unlike, in contrast to
    * * *
    diferencia n difference
    ¿qué diferencia hay entre los dos coches? what's the difference between the two cars?

    Spanish-English dictionary > diferencia

  • 234 diferir

    v.
    1 to postpone, to put off.
    2 to differ, to be different.
    diferir de alguien en algo to differ from somebody in something
    Ella difiere de los demás She differs from the rest.
    Ella difiere de la opinión general She disagrees on the general opinion.
    3 to defer, to put off, to postpone, to delay.
    El aparato difiere la señal The apparatus defers the signal.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HERVIR], like link=hervir hervir
    1 to defer, postpone, put off
    1 to differ, be different (de/entre, from)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <reunión/acto> to postpone; < pago> to defer

    un cheque diferido — (RPl) a postdated check

    2.
    a) (frml) ( diferenciarse) to differ

    diferir de algoto differ o be different from something

    b) (frml) ( disentir) to disagree

    diferir de alguien — to disagree with somebody, be at odds with somebody

    * * *
    = be at variance, defer, differ, diverge, part + company, have + their differences, tell + a different story, disagree.
    Ex. I know that there ought to be someone to speak on behalf of Mr. Kilgour's point of view if it's at variance.
    Ex. If the fund has not yet been assigned, entering a 'no' automatically defers the order.
    Ex. A summary differs from an abstract in that it assumes that the reader will have the opportunity to peruse the accompanying text.
    Ex. However, once the multi-concept subject has been analysed into its component concepts the two systems diverge.
    Ex. One maxim is agreed upon by all, concepts 'important' for retrieval should be included in abstracts, but when specific criteria for their selection is devised, editors part company.
    Ex. While Groome and the progressives have over the years had their differences with the mayor -- to put it mildly -- one thing they are in firm agreement about is that taxes have been pushed as far as they can be.
    Ex. The more experienced physicians, however, told a different story about lifesaving practices in pediatrics.
    Ex. Although we may disagree about the fine detail, semantic relationships are the relationships between subjects, which are reasonably stable, and reflect the consensus of opinion concerning the connections between subjects.
    ----
    * diferir en cantidad = differ in + degree.
    * diferir en cualidad = differ in + kind (from).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <reunión/acto> to postpone; < pago> to defer

    un cheque diferido — (RPl) a postdated check

    2.
    a) (frml) ( diferenciarse) to differ

    diferir de algoto differ o be different from something

    b) (frml) ( disentir) to disagree

    diferir de alguien — to disagree with somebody, be at odds with somebody

    * * *
    = be at variance, defer, differ, diverge, part + company, have + their differences, tell + a different story, disagree.

    Ex: I know that there ought to be someone to speak on behalf of Mr. Kilgour's point of view if it's at variance.

    Ex: If the fund has not yet been assigned, entering a 'no' automatically defers the order.
    Ex: A summary differs from an abstract in that it assumes that the reader will have the opportunity to peruse the accompanying text.
    Ex: However, once the multi-concept subject has been analysed into its component concepts the two systems diverge.
    Ex: One maxim is agreed upon by all, concepts 'important' for retrieval should be included in abstracts, but when specific criteria for their selection is devised, editors part company.
    Ex: While Groome and the progressives have over the years had their differences with the mayor -- to put it mildly -- one thing they are in firm agreement about is that taxes have been pushed as far as they can be.
    Ex: The more experienced physicians, however, told a different story about lifesaving practices in pediatrics.
    Ex: Although we may disagree about the fine detail, semantic relationships are the relationships between subjects, which are reasonably stable, and reflect the consensus of opinion concerning the connections between subjects.
    * diferir en cantidad = differ in + degree.
    * diferir en cualidad = differ in + kind (from).

    * * *
    vt
    to postpone, put off
    los pagos serán diferidos hasta el 20 de mayo payments will be deferred o held over until 20th May
    un cheque diferido ( RPl); a postdated check
    ■ diferir
    vi
    1 ( frml) (diferenciarse) to differ diferir DE algo to differ o be different FROM sth
    su nuevo libro difiere bastante de los anteriores his new book differs considerably from his previous ones, his new book is quite different from his previous ones
    2 ( frml) (disentir) to disagree
    todos están de acuerdo pero yo difiero they're all in agreement but I disagree
    difieren en cómo aplicar la medida they disagree o differ on how the measure should be applied
    diferir DE algn to disagree WITH sb, be at odds WITH sb, be at variance WITH sb ( frml)
    en este aspecto diferimos de los demás in this respect we are at odds with o at variance with o we differ from the rest
    * * *
    vt
    [posponer] to postpone, to put off;
    el plazo de inscripción se difiere hasta el 5 de mayo the deadline for enrolment has been extended to 5 May
    vi
    1. [diferenciarse] to differ, to be different;
    diferir de algo/alguien (en algo) to differ from sth/sb (in sth);
    difería de su padre casi en todo he was different from his father in almost every way;
    difiere bastante de lo que entendemos por teatro it's rather different from what we understand by theatre
    2. [discrepar] to disagree, to differ;
    diferir de alguien en algo to disagree with o differ from sb on sth;
    difiero de ti en ese asunto I disagree with you on that issue;
    difiero de tu punto de vista I don't share your point of view
    * * *
    I v/t postpone
    II v/i differ (de from)
    * * *
    diferir {76} vt
    dilatar, posponer: to postpone, to put off
    : to differ

    Spanish-English dictionary > diferir

  • 235 dispersión

    f.
    dispersion, scatter, disbandment, scattering.
    * * *
    1 (separación) dispersion; (esparcimiento) scattering
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acto) [de grupo, multitud] dispersion; [de manifestación] breaking up; [de energía, neutrones] diffusion
    2) (=resultado) dispersal
    * * *
    a) ( de manifestación) dispersion, breaking up
    * * *
    = dispersement, scatter, scattering, dispersal, dispersion, sprawl.
    Ex. Increasing competition and the 'global economy' is greatly affecting the geographic dispersement of these people and the breadth of their interests.
    Ex. As we proceed down the citation order, the concepts in each successively cited facet are liable to an increasingly higher degree of scatter.
    Ex. All the concepts in the second cited facet will be liable to scattering.
    Ex. The results of citation studies suggest that the dispersal of political science articles is high.
    Ex. It was found that the dispersion of citations to periodicals conformed to a general law of distribution described by the Yule curve.
    Ex. The library has developed a unique system of cooperation and coordination in response to its size and sprawl.
    ----
    * bomba de dispersión = cluster bomb, cluster munition.
    * diagrama de dispersión = scattergram.
    * dispersión alfabética = alphabetical scatter.
    * dispersión bibliográfica = bibliographic scattering.
    * dispersión de Bradford, la = Bradford distribution, the.
    * dispersión de caja = cash float, petty cash.
    * dispersión de frecuencias = frequency distribution.
    * dispersión temática = subject dispersion.
    * dispersión urbana = suburban sprawl, urban sprawl.
    * ley de dispersión = law of scattering.
    * Ley de Dispersión de Bradford = Bradford's distribution law, Bradford's Law of Scatter, Bradford's Law of Scattering.
    * * *
    a) ( de manifestación) dispersion, breaking up
    * * *
    = dispersement, scatter, scattering, dispersal, dispersion, sprawl.

    Ex: Increasing competition and the 'global economy' is greatly affecting the geographic dispersement of these people and the breadth of their interests.

    Ex: As we proceed down the citation order, the concepts in each successively cited facet are liable to an increasingly higher degree of scatter.
    Ex: All the concepts in the second cited facet will be liable to scattering.
    Ex: The results of citation studies suggest that the dispersal of political science articles is high.
    Ex: It was found that the dispersion of citations to periodicals conformed to a general law of distribution described by the Yule curve.
    Ex: The library has developed a unique system of cooperation and coordination in response to its size and sprawl.
    * bomba de dispersión = cluster bomb, cluster munition.
    * diagrama de dispersión = scattergram.
    * dispersión alfabética = alphabetical scatter.
    * dispersión bibliográfica = bibliographic scattering.
    * dispersión de Bradford, la = Bradford distribution, the.
    * dispersión de caja = cash float, petty cash.
    * dispersión de frecuencias = frequency distribution.
    * dispersión temática = subject dispersion.
    * dispersión urbana = suburban sprawl, urban sprawl.
    * ley de dispersión = law of scattering.
    * Ley de Dispersión de Bradford = Bradford's distribution law, Bradford's Law of Scatter, Bradford's Law of Scattering.

    * * *
    1 (de una manifestación) dispersion, breaking up
    2 (de la atención) wandering, straying
    3 ( Fís) diffusion
    * * *
    1. [de objetos] scattering;
    [de luz, sonido, ondas] scattering, dispersal
    2. [de gentío] dispersal;
    [de manifestación] breaking up, dispersal; [de un pueblo] scattering
    3. [de persona] lack of concentration;
    debemos evitar la dispersión de esfuerzos we mustn't squander our efforts;
    debes centrarte en algo, tu problema es la dispersión you need to focus on something, you spread yourself too widely
    4. Fís dispersion
    * * *
    f dispersion
    * * *
    dispersión nf, pl - siones : dispersion

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispersión

  • 236 distinción

    f.
    1 distinction, cachet, elegance.
    2 differentiation, distinction, discrimination.
    3 privilege, distinction.
    4 difference, distinction, dissimilitude.
    5 distinctness, distinction.
    * * *
    1 (gen) distinction
    2 (elegancia) distinction, elegance, refinement
    3 (deferencia) deference, respect, consideration
    \
    a distinción de unlike, in contrast to
    hacer una distinción con alguien to treat somebody with deference
    sin distinción de irrespective of
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=diferencia) distinction

    hacer una distinción entre... — to make a distinction between...

    a distinción de algo — unlike sth, in contrast to sth

    hacer una distinción con algn — to show special consideration to sb

    sin distinción, todos serán tratados sin distinción — everybody will be treated without distinction

    sin distinción de edadirrespective o regardless of age

    sin distinción de raza — regardless of race, without distinction of race

    2) (=privilegio) distinction

    distinción honorífica — honour, honor (EEUU)

    3) (=elegancia) elegance, refinement
    * * *
    a) ( diferencia) distinction

    hacer una distinción entre... — to draw o make a distinction between...

    b) ( elegancia) distinction, elegance
    c) (honor, condecoración) award
    * * *
    = differencing, distinction, distinguishability, divide, excellence, distinction, discernment, cachet.
    Ex. Differencing is a method for providing entries under words other than the first in a compound term.
    Ex. Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex. In this article, the notion of distinguishability is used to measure the degree to which two values of an attribute are dissimilar.
    Ex. Nevertheless, this basic divide remains a useful distinction between two major categories of indexing systems.
    Ex. The limits are set by the graininess of the film, the excellence of the optical system, and the efficiency of the light sources employed.
    Ex. Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex. He was an social anthropologist associated with what has become known as functionalism, in which he put forward the idea that questions concerning the origins, stages and law of development in culture are subordinate or secondary to discernment of functions.
    Ex. At a more personal level the publisher can use the name of a person already known, usually in other media, so as to give a special cachet to a book.
    ----
    * hacer poca distinción entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * hacer una distinción = draw + distinction.
    * hacer una distinción entre... y... = make + distinction between... and....
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * * *
    a) ( diferencia) distinction

    hacer una distinción entre... — to draw o make a distinction between...

    b) ( elegancia) distinction, elegance
    c) (honor, condecoración) award
    * * *
    = differencing, distinction, distinguishability, divide, excellence, distinction, discernment, cachet.

    Ex: Differencing is a method for providing entries under words other than the first in a compound term.

    Ex: Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex: In this article, the notion of distinguishability is used to measure the degree to which two values of an attribute are dissimilar.
    Ex: Nevertheless, this basic divide remains a useful distinction between two major categories of indexing systems.
    Ex: The limits are set by the graininess of the film, the excellence of the optical system, and the efficiency of the light sources employed.
    Ex: Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex: He was an social anthropologist associated with what has become known as functionalism, in which he put forward the idea that questions concerning the origins, stages and law of development in culture are subordinate or secondary to discernment of functions.
    Ex: At a more personal level the publisher can use the name of a person already known, usually in other media, so as to give a special cachet to a book.
    * hacer poca distinción entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * hacer una distinción = draw + distinction.
    * hacer una distinción entre... y... = make + distinction between... and....
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.

    * * *
    1 (diferencia) distinction
    hacer una distinción entre … to draw o make a distinction between …
    se les tratará a todos por igual sin hacer distinciones everyone will be treated the same, without distinction
    sin distinción de raza o credo regardless of race or creed
    no hago distinciones con nadie I don't give anyone special o preferential treatment
    2 (elegancia) distinction, elegance
    3 (honor, condecoración) award
    le otorgaron una distinción por su valor she was given an award for her bravery
    esta distinción se otorga a … this award is presented to …, this distinction is awarded to …
    * * *

    distinción sustantivo femenino


    sin distinción de raza o credo regardless of race or creed;
    no hago distinciones con nadie I don't give anyone preferential treatment

    c) (honor, condecoración) award

    distinción sustantivo femenino
    1 distinction
    sin distinción de raza o religión, irrespective of race or religión
    2 (elegancia) distinction
    3 (privilegio) honour
    ' distinción' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caché
    - cachet
    - honor
    - indistintamente
    - clase
    - color
    - diferencia
    - lustre
    English:
    distinction
    - fine
    - OBE
    - irrespective
    * * *
    1. [diferencia] distinction;
    a distinción de in contrast to, unlike;
    hacer o [m5] establecer una distinción entre to make o draw a distinction between;
    hizo la distinción entre estrella y asteroide he drew a distinction between stars and asteroids;
    hacer distinciones en el trato to treat people differently;
    no me gusta hacer distinciones con nadie I don't like to give preferential treatment to anyone;
    obsequió a todos sin distinción he gave presents to everyone alike;
    sin distinción de sexo, raza o religión without distinction of sex, race or religion
    2. [privilegio] privilege;
    [condecoración] award;
    3. [modales, elegancia] refinement, elegance;
    viste con distinción he dresses elegantly
    * * *
    f distinction;
    sin distinción without distinction;
    hacer una distinción entre make a distinction between;
    * * *
    distinción nf, pl - ciones : distinction
    * * *
    distinción n distinction

    Spanish-English dictionary > distinción

  • 237 distribución

    f.
    1 distribution, division, design, sharing out.
    2 distribution, arrangement, formation, grouping.
    3 share-out.
    4 distributorship, right to supply.
    * * *
    1 distribution
    2 (colocación) arrangement
    3 (reparto) delivery
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=reparto) [de víveres, mercancías, película] distribution; [de correo] delivery; [de trabajo, tarea] allocation; [de folletos] [en buzones] distribution; [en mano] handing out
    2) (Estadística) distribution
    3) (Arquit) layout, ground plan
    4) (Aut, Téc) distribution
    5) (Mec) timing gears pl
    * * *
    a) ( reparto) distribution
    b) (de producto, película) distribution
    c) (disposición, división) layout, arrangement
    d) (Auto) valve-operating gear
    * * *
    = apportionment, arrangement, cantonment, delivery, disposition, distribution, lay-out, layout, map, mapping, publication, distribution etc. area, scatter, scattering, sequencing, allotment, floor plan, dispensing, deliverance, hosting, landscape.
    Ex. Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.
    Ex. The scheme is intended to provide a systematic approach to the arrangement of books on shelves.
    Ex. He added that the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies but that with the passage of time these cantonments have become blurred.
    Ex. Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.
    Ex. Their main concern was the readable disposition of machine readable records.
    Ex. The preliminary work began immediately with the drafting of a questionnaire designed to collect pertinent data on the distribution of authority files.
    Ex. This article outlines general requirements for a well-appointed restoration laboratory: filtered light, security alarms, good flood drainage, and lay-out.
    Ex. Diagrammatic presentation of the layout of the collection conveniently placed, for example, near the entrance.
    Ex. A detailed study of a co-citation map, its core documents' citation patterns and the related journal structures, is presented.
    Ex. Recently, proponents of co-citation cluster analysis have claimed that in principle their methodology makes possible the mapping of science using the data in the Science Citation Index.
    Ex. The second element of the publication, distribution, etc. area is the name of the publisher and/or distributor.
    Ex. As we proceed down the citation order, the concepts in each successively cited facet are liable to an increasingly higher degree of scatter.
    Ex. All the concepts in the second cited facet will be liable to scattering.
    Ex. The sequencing of items on the agenda is of no particular importance.
    Ex. This law basically strives to ensure a fair allotment of economic support to the various types of organisations concerned with music.
    Ex. The winning entry in the competition to produce a design for the main library building is described and a floor plan of the building is presented.
    Ex. The role of the university library embraces 5 functions: archival, bibliophilic, circulating, duplicating and dispensing and electronic.
    Ex. Communication can be improved, both a better content of information exchange and by a more timely deliverance of this information.
    Ex. This service offers all 12,000 Elsevier Science journals as scanned images for local hosting.
    Ex. During the post-war period international organizations have become a prominent feature of the international landscape.
    ----
    * area de publicación o distribución = imprint.
    * cadena de distribución = timing chain.
    * cadena de producción y distribución, la = supply chain, the.
    * canal de distribución = distribution channel.
    * centro de distribución = distribution centre.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * correa de distribución = driving belt, timing belt, cambelt [cam belt].
    * distribución binomial negativa = negative binomial distribution.
    * distribución de contenido = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de documentos de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan document delivery.
    * distribución de información = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de información por suscripción = syndication.
    * distribución de la página = page layout.
    * distribución de la plantilla = staffing pattern.
    * distribución del trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribución de Poisson = Poisson distribution.
    * distribución de probabilidades = possibility distribution, probability distribution.
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * distribución de Waring = Waring distribution.
    * distribución en función del género = gender distribution.
    * distribución exponencial = exponential distribution.
    * distribución geográfica = geographical disposition.
    * distribución horaria = timetabling.
    * distribución informétrica = informetric distribution.
    * distribución por edades = age distribution.
    * distribución por rangos = rank distribution.
    * distribución temporal = time scale [timescale], timeline [time line].
    * lista de distribución = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list.
    * lista de distribución electrónica = electronic list (e-list), electronic distribution list.
    * modelo de distribución probabilística = probability distribution model.
    * número y distribución de personal = staffing conditions.
    * punto de distribución = outlet.
    * redistribución = respacing.
    * servicio de distribución = host service.
    * sistema de distribución = distribution system.
    * * *
    a) ( reparto) distribution
    b) (de producto, película) distribution
    c) (disposición, división) layout, arrangement
    d) (Auto) valve-operating gear
    * * *
    = apportionment, arrangement, cantonment, delivery, disposition, distribution, lay-out, layout, map, mapping, publication, distribution etc. area, scatter, scattering, sequencing, allotment, floor plan, dispensing, deliverance, hosting, landscape.

    Ex: Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.

    Ex: The scheme is intended to provide a systematic approach to the arrangement of books on shelves.
    Ex: He added that the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies but that with the passage of time these cantonments have become blurred.
    Ex: Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.
    Ex: Their main concern was the readable disposition of machine readable records.
    Ex: The preliminary work began immediately with the drafting of a questionnaire designed to collect pertinent data on the distribution of authority files.
    Ex: This article outlines general requirements for a well-appointed restoration laboratory: filtered light, security alarms, good flood drainage, and lay-out.
    Ex: Diagrammatic presentation of the layout of the collection conveniently placed, for example, near the entrance.
    Ex: A detailed study of a co-citation map, its core documents' citation patterns and the related journal structures, is presented.
    Ex: Recently, proponents of co-citation cluster analysis have claimed that in principle their methodology makes possible the mapping of science using the data in the Science Citation Index.
    Ex: The second element of the publication, distribution, etc. area is the name of the publisher and/or distributor.
    Ex: As we proceed down the citation order, the concepts in each successively cited facet are liable to an increasingly higher degree of scatter.
    Ex: All the concepts in the second cited facet will be liable to scattering.
    Ex: The sequencing of items on the agenda is of no particular importance.
    Ex: This law basically strives to ensure a fair allotment of economic support to the various types of organisations concerned with music.
    Ex: The winning entry in the competition to produce a design for the main library building is described and a floor plan of the building is presented.
    Ex: The role of the university library embraces 5 functions: archival, bibliophilic, circulating, duplicating and dispensing and electronic.
    Ex: Communication can be improved, both a better content of information exchange and by a more timely deliverance of this information.
    Ex: This service offers all 12,000 Elsevier Science journals as scanned images for local hosting.
    Ex: During the post-war period international organizations have become a prominent feature of the international landscape.
    * area de publicación o distribución = imprint.
    * cadena de distribución = timing chain.
    * cadena de producción y distribución, la = supply chain, the.
    * canal de distribución = distribution channel.
    * centro de distribución = distribution centre.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * correa de distribución = driving belt, timing belt, cambelt [cam belt].
    * distribución binomial negativa = negative binomial distribution.
    * distribución de contenido = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de documentos de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan document delivery.
    * distribución de información = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de información por suscripción = syndication.
    * distribución de la página = page layout.
    * distribución de la plantilla = staffing pattern.
    * distribución del trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribución de Poisson = Poisson distribution.
    * distribución de probabilidades = possibility distribution, probability distribution.
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * distribución de Waring = Waring distribution.
    * distribución en función del género = gender distribution.
    * distribución exponencial = exponential distribution.
    * distribución geográfica = geographical disposition.
    * distribución horaria = timetabling.
    * distribución informétrica = informetric distribution.
    * distribución por edades = age distribution.
    * distribución por rangos = rank distribution.
    * distribución temporal = time scale [timescale], timeline [time line].
    * lista de distribución = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list.
    * lista de distribución electrónica = electronic list (e-list), electronic distribution list.
    * modelo de distribución probabilística = probability distribution model.
    * número y distribución de personal = staffing conditions.
    * punto de distribución = outlet.
    * redistribución = respacing.
    * servicio de distribución = host service.
    * sistema de distribución = distribution system.

    * * *
    1 (reparto) distribution
    la distribución de víveres/de los panfletos the distribution of provisions/of the leaflets
    la distribución de las tareas domésticas the allocation o sharing out of the household chores
    la distribución de la población the population distribution
    una distribución cada vez más desigual de la riqueza an increasingly unequal distribution of wealth
    la mala distribución de la carga the uneven distribution of the load
    2 ( Com) (de un producto, una película) distribution
    3 (disposición, división) layout, arrangement
    la distribución de este apartamento the layout of this apartment
    4 ( Auto) valve-operating gear
    * * *

     

    distribución sustantivo femenino
    a) ( reparto — de dinero, víveres) distribution;

    (— de tareas) allocation
    b) (de producto, película) distribution

    c) (disposición, división) layout, arrangement


    distribución sustantivo femenino
    1 (reparto) distribution
    2 (de una casa, los muebles) layout
    ' distribución' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cada
    - colocación
    - disposición
    - por
    - red
    - restringir
    - entre
    - parte
    - reparto
    English:
    appropriation
    - distribution
    - lay out
    - layout
    - pipeline
    - free
    - lay
    - syndicate
    * * *
    1. [reparto, división] distribution;
    una distribución bastante desigual de los beneficios a rather uneven distribution of the profits
    distribución ecológica ecological distribution;
    distribución de premios Br prizegiving, US awards ceremony;
    distribución de la riqueza distribution of wealth;
    distribución de tareas assignment of duties;
    distribución del trabajo division of labour
    2. [de mercancías, películas] distribution;
    distribución comercial commercial distribution
    3. [de casa, habitaciones, mobiliario] layout
    4. [en estadística] distribution
    distribución binomial binomial distribution;
    distribución normal normal distribution
    5. Tec timing gears
    * * *
    f TÉC, COM distribution
    * * *
    distribución nf, pl - ciones : distribution
    * * *
    1. (en general) distribution
    2. (de una casa) layout

    Spanish-English dictionary > distribución

  • 238 eficacia de la biblioteca

    Ex. This article reviews the quest for a means of determining the effectiveness of the public library (its degree of 'goodness').
    * * *

    Ex: This article reviews the quest for a means of determining the effectiveness of the public library (its degree of 'goodness').

    Spanish-English dictionary > eficacia de la biblioteca

  • 239 egresar

    v.
    1 to leave school after completing one's studies(de escuela). ( Latin American Spanish)
    2 to graduate.
    3 to egress, to exit, to go out, to depart.
    Yo salí I went out.
    * * *
    VI LAm
    1) (=irse) to go out, leave
    2) (Univ) to graduate
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo (AmL) ( de universidad) to graduate; ( de colegio) to graduate from high school (AmE), to leave school (o college etc) (BrE)
    2.
    egresar vt (Andes) (Fin) to withdraw, take out
    * * *
    Ex. He was awarded the bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University, and he attended Rutgers Library School where he graduated first in his class.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo (AmL) ( de universidad) to graduate; ( de colegio) to graduate from high school (AmE), to leave school (o college etc) (BrE)
    2.
    egresar vt (Andes) (Fin) to withdraw, take out
    * * *

    Ex: He was awarded the bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University, and he attended Rutgers Library School where he graduated first in his class.

    * * *
    egresar [A1 ]
    vi
    ( AmL) (de una universidad) to graduate; (de un colegio) to graduate from high school ( AmE), to leave school ( o college etc) ( BrE)
    egresarán miles de alumnos de nuestras escuelas secundarias thousands of students will leave our secondary schools, thousands of students will graduate from our high schools ( AmE)
    ■ egresar
    vt
    ( Andes) to withdraw, take out
    * * *

    egresar ( conjugate egresar) verbo intransitivo (AmL) ( de universidad) to graduate;
    ( de colegio) to graduate from high school (AmE), to leave school (o college etc) (BrE)
    verbo transitivo (Andes) (Fin) to withdraw, take out
    egresar vi LAm (terminar la escuela) to leave school
    (los estudios universitarios) to graduate
    * * *
    Am
    1. [de escuela] to leave school after completing one's studies, US to graduate
    2. [de universidad] to graduate
    * * *
    v/i L.Am.
    de universidad graduate; de colegio graduate from high school, Br
    leave school
    * * *
    : to graduate

    Spanish-English dictionary > egresar

  • 240 en exposicion

    = on exhibit, on show, on display
    Ex. This is a 'sneak peek' at new products that systems vendors will have on exhibit at the conference = Este es un "avance" de los nuevos productos que los vendedores de sistemas expondrán en el congreso.
    Ex. One has only to look around in bookshops to see how many paperbacks on show have film or TV links.
    Ex. The products and services on display underscored the degree to which the Internet has become an integral part of everyday life.
    * * *
    = on exhibit, on show, on display

    Ex: This is a 'sneak peek' at new products that systems vendors will have on exhibit at the conference = Este es un "avance" de los nuevos productos que los vendedores de sistemas expondrán en el congreso.

    Ex: One has only to look around in bookshops to see how many paperbacks on show have film or TV links.
    Ex: The products and services on display underscored the degree to which the Internet has become an integral part of everyday life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en exposicion

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