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botulinum toxin

  • 1 neurotixina

    Ex. Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.
    * * *

    Ex: Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > neurotixina

  • 2 parálisis flácida

    f.
    flaccid paralysis.
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    Ex. Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.
    * * *

    Ex: Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > parálisis flácida

  • 3 toxina

    f.
    toxin.
    * * *
    1 toxin
    * * *
    * * *
    = toxin.
    Ex. The potential threat posed by smallpox, anthrax, botulism and other biological toxins has meant that terrorism is no longer just a vague threat.
    ----
    * emanador de toxinas = toxin-belching.
    * toxina botulínica = botulinum toxin.
    * * *

    Ex: The potential threat posed by smallpox, anthrax, botulism and other biological toxins has meant that terrorism is no longer just a vague threat.

    * emanador de toxinas = toxin-belching.
    * toxina botulínica = botulinum toxin.

    * * *
    toxin
    * * *

    toxina f Med toxin
    ' toxina' also found in these entries:
    English:
    toxin
    * * *
    toxina nf
    toxin
    toxina botulínica botulin
    * * *
    f toxin
    * * *
    toxina nf
    : toxin

    Spanish-English dictionary > toxina

  • 4 toxina botulínica

    f.
    botulinus toxin, botulinal toxin.
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    Ex. Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.
    * * *

    Ex: Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles and it is caused by a neurotoxin generically called botulinum toxin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > toxina botulínica

  • 5 Clostridium botulinum

    m.
    Bacillus botulinus, Clostridium botulinum.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Clostridium botulinum

  • 6 toxina

    toɡ̱'sina
    f
    Toxin n, Gift n
    sustantivo femenino
    toxina
    toxina [togh'sina]

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > toxina

  • 7 Habana, la

    = Havana.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Habana, la

  • 8 cacharro

    m.
    1 pot.
    fregar los cacharros to do the dishes
    2 piece of junk (informal).
    4 rickety car, noisy old car, jalopy, buggy.
    5 old boat.
    6 old plane.
    * * *
    1 (de cocina) crock, piece of crockery
    2 familiar (cosa) thing, piece of junk
    ¿qué es ese cacharro? what's that thing over there?
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    noun m.
    object, piece of junk
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    SM
    1) [de cocina] pot, dish

    fregar los cacharrosto do o wash the dishes

    2) * (=trasto) useless object, piece of junk; (Aut) old crock, jalop(p)y; And trinket
    3) * (=aparato) gadget
    4) ** (=pistola) rod **, pistol
    5) CAm, Caribe (=cárcel) jail
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    1) ( de cocina) pot
    2) (fam) ( cachivache) thing; ( coche viejo) jalopy (AmE), old banger (BrE colloq); ( aparato) gadget
    * * *
    = gizmo [gismo], jalopy, whatchamacallit.
    Nota: Expresión utilizada para referirse a un objeto del que no se recuerda el nombre; abreviatura de 'What do you call it?'.
    Ex. Within, you will find a pleathora of gadgets and gizmos, ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex. In his book's section ' Watchamacallit' he forecasts that communication between user and machine will be through voice for entering text and a pen-like device for pointing.
    * * *
    1) ( de cocina) pot
    2) (fam) ( cachivache) thing; ( coche viejo) jalopy (AmE), old banger (BrE colloq); ( aparato) gadget
    * * *
    = gizmo [gismo], jalopy, whatchamacallit.
    Nota: Expresión utilizada para referirse a un objeto del que no se recuerda el nombre; abreviatura de 'What do you call it?'.

    Ex: Within, you will find a pleathora of gadgets and gizmos, ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime.

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex: In his book's section ' Watchamacallit' he forecasts that communication between user and machine will be through voice for entering text and a pen-like device for pointing.

    * * *
    deja los cacharros para mañana leave the pots and pans for tomorrow
    B ( fam)
    1 (cachivache) thing
    tiene la casa llena de cacharros que no sirven para nada her house is full of junk o useless things
    2 (coche) jalopy ( AmE), old banger ( BrE colloq)
    3 (aparato) gadget
    * * *

    cacharro sustantivo masculino

    b) (fam) ( cachivache) thing;

    ( coche viejo) jalopy (AmE), old banger (BrE colloq);
    ( aparato) gadget
    cacharro sustantivo masculino
    1 (de loza) earthenware pot o jar
    2 familiar (objeto inservible o viejo) thing, piece of junk
    3 cacharros pl, (de cocina) pots and pans
    fregar los cacharros, to do the washing-up
    ' cacharro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chisme
    English:
    banger
    - battered
    - heap
    - lemon
    - rickety
    - thing
    - whatsit
    - wreck
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    1. [recipiente] pot;
    fregar los cacharros to do the dishes
    2. Fam [trasto] piece of junk;
    tendremos que tirar todos estos cacharros we'll have to throw all this junk o Br rubbish out
    3. Fam [máquina] crock;
    [automóvil] heap, banger
    4. Fam [aparato, chisme] gadget, gizmo;
    aprietas este cacharro y sale agua press this thing o gizmo here and water comes out
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    m
    1 pot;
    lavar los cacharros Méx, C.Am. wash the dishes
    2 Méx, C.Am. ( trasto) piece of junk
    3 Méx, C.Am.
    coche junkheap
    * * *
    1) fam : thing, piece of junk
    2) fam : jalopy
    3) cacharros nmpl
    : pots and pans
    * * *
    1. (recipiente) pot / pan
    2. (coche) old banger
    3. (trasto) piece of junk

    Spanish-English dictionary > cacharro

  • 9 cayéndose a pedazos

    (adj.) = disintegrating
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cayéndose a pedazos

  • 10 chatarra

    f.
    1 scrap (metal) (metal).
    2 junk (objetos, piezas).
    3 cheap and nasty jewelry (informal) (joyas).
    4 small change (informal) (monedas).
    5 scrap metal, waste iron, scrap iron, old iron.
    * * *
    1 (escoria) slag
    2 (hierro viejo) scrap iron, scrap
    4 familiar peyorativo (joyas) junk jewellery (US jewelry)
    5 familiar figurado (trasto) piece of junk
    \
    parque de chatarra scrap yard
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF scrap, scrap iron
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (Méx)
    II
    1) (Metal) scrap (metal)
    2) (fam) ( calderilla) change, small o loose change
    * * *
    = scrap, scrap metal, lemon, jalopy, cruft.
    Ex. The demand for the old faces came to an abrupt end and the founders withdrew them from sale, some even destroying the old punches and matrices as so much scrap.
    Ex. It may look like junk, but to thieves scrap metal has become as good as gold.
    Ex. The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex. This cruft doesn't harm the system, it merely takes up some space.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (Méx)
    II
    1) (Metal) scrap (metal)
    2) (fam) ( calderilla) change, small o loose change
    * * *
    = scrap, scrap metal, lemon, jalopy, cruft.

    Ex: The demand for the old faces came to an abrupt end and the founders withdrew them from sale, some even destroying the old punches and matrices as so much scrap.

    Ex: It may look like junk, but to thieves scrap metal has become as good as gold.
    Ex: The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex: This cruft doesn't harm the system, it merely takes up some space.

    * * *
    ( Méx): comida chatarra junk food
    productos chatarra cheap o shoddy goods
    empresas chatarra second-rate companies
    A ( Metal) scrap, scrap metal
    el coche es pura chatarra the car is just a heap of scrap
    B ( fam) (calderilla) change, small o loose change
    * * *

    chatarra adjetivo invariable (Méx):

    productos chatarra cheap goods
    ■ sustantivo femenino (Metal) scrap (metal);
    el coche es pura chatarra the car is just a heap of scrap
    chatarra sustantivo femenino
    1 scrap (metal), scrap iron
    2 familiar (piece of) junk

    ' chatarra' also found in these entries:
    English:
    rickety
    - scrap
    - scrap iron
    - junk food
    - junkyard
    * * *
    1. [metal] scrap (metal)
    2. [objetos, piezas] junk
    3. Fam [joyas] cheap and nasty jewellery;
    este anillo es pura chatarra this ring is a piece of tat
    4. Fam [condecoraciones] brass, medals;
    un general cargado de chatarra a general weighed down with medals
    5. Fam [monedas] small change
    6. Méx Fam [comida] junk food
    * * *
    f scrap
    * * *
    : scrap metal
    * * *
    1. (metal) scrap
    2. (monedas) small change

    Spanish-English dictionary > chatarra

  • 11 coche viejo

    (n.) = lemon, jalopy
    Ex. The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    (n.) = lemon, jalopy

    Ex: The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > coche viejo

  • 12 contaminador

    adj.
    contaminating, polluting.
    m.
    contaminant, pollutant, polluter.
    * * *
    1 contaminating (de agua, aire) polluting
    * * *
    contaminador, -a
    SM / F polluter
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    = toxin-belching, polluter.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex. A survey of travel habits has revealed that the most environmentally conscious people are also the biggest polluters.
    * * *
    = toxin-belching, polluter.

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Ex: A survey of travel habits has revealed that the most environmentally conscious people are also the biggest polluters.

    * * *
    pollutant
    masculine, feminine
    polluter, pollutant

    Spanish-English dictionary > contaminador

  • 13 desmoronado

    ADJ [casa, edificio] tumbledown
    * * *
    = crumbling, disintegrating.
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    = crumbling, disintegrating.

    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    * * *

    Del verbo desmoronar: ( conjugate desmoronar)

    desmoronado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    desmoronado    
    desmoronar
    desmoronado,-a adjetivo delapidated, crumbling, rickety: ese muro está un poco desmoronado, this wall is a bit delapidated
    desmoronar verbo reflexivo to crumble, fall to pieces
    ' desmoronado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desmoronada

    Spanish-English dictionary > desmoronado

  • 14 deteriorado

    adj.
    1 spoiled, damaged; worn; shopsoiled (géneros).
    2 impaired, damaged, deteriorated, shop-worn.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: deteriorar.
    * * *
    1→ link=deteriorar deteriorar
    1 damaged, worn
    * * *
    (f. - deteriorada)
    adj.
    2) worn
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [edificio, mueble] dilapidated
    2) [ropa, alfombra] worn
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < mercancías> damaged; < edificio> dilapidated, run down
    * * *
    = impaired, decayed, decrepit, decaying, dilapidated, crumbling, disintegrating.
    Ex. In contrast to higher specificity, higher exhaustivity increases precision at the cost of impaired recall.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    ----
    * deteriorado por el humo = smoke-damaged.
    * deteriorado por el paso del tiempo = timeworn.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < mercancías> damaged; < edificio> dilapidated, run down
    * * *
    = impaired, decayed, decrepit, decaying, dilapidated, crumbling, disintegrating.

    Ex: In contrast to higher specificity, higher exhaustivity increases precision at the cost of impaired recall.

    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex: Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * deteriorado por el humo = smoke-damaged.
    * deteriorado por el paso del tiempo = timeworn.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.

    * * *
    ‹mercancías› damaged; ‹edificio› dilapidated, run down
    es una mesa bonita pero está muy deteriorada it's a nice table but it's in very bad condition
    * * *

    Del verbo deteriorar: ( conjugate deteriorar)

    deteriorado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    deteriorado    
    deteriorar
    deteriorado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ mercancías damaged;


    edificio dilapidated, run down;
    mueble/cuadro in bad condition
    deteriorar ( conjugate deteriorar) verbo transitivorelaciones/salud/situaciónto cause … to deteriorate
    deteriorarse verbo pronominal [relaciones/salud/situación] to deteriorate, worsen;
    [ mercancías] to get damaged
    deteriorar verbo transitivo to spoil, damage
    ' deteriorado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    gastada
    - gastado
    English:
    shop-soiled
    - decrepit
    - fail
    - shop
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    deteriorado, -a adj
    [estropeado] damaged, spoilt; [por los elementos naturales] damaged; [edificio] dilapidated;
    el género llegó muy deteriorado the goods arrived in poor condition;
    el famoso cuadro se halla muy deteriorado the famous painting is in very poor condition;
    las relaciones entre ambos países están muy deterioradas relations between the two countries have greatly deteriorated
    * * *
    adj damaged
    * * *
    deteriorado, -da adj
    : damaged, worn

    Spanish-English dictionary > deteriorado

  • 15 emanador de toxinas

    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > emanador de toxinas

  • 16 en deterioro

    (adj.) = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating
    Ex. This article discusses the current situation, emphasising the apparent complacency of the government in the face of incipiently deteriorating prospects for public libraries.
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    (adj.) = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating

    Ex: This article discusses the current situation, emphasising the apparent complacency of the government in the face of incipiently deteriorating prospects for public libraries.

    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex: Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en deterioro

  • 17 que se está desintegrando

    (adj.) = crumbling, disintegrating
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    (adj.) = crumbling, disintegrating

    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.

    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    Spanish-English dictionary > que se está desintegrando

  • 18 ruinoso

    adj.
    ruinous, in ruins, tacky, shabby.
    * * *
    1 ruinous, disastrous
    2 figurado tumbledown, dilapidated
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Arquit) ruinous; (=destartalado) tumbledown
    2) (Econ) ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <edificio/vivienda> dilapidated, rundown; <economía/negocio> ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    = ruinous, dilapidated, decayed, decaying, disintegrating, crumbling, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.], ramshackle.
    Ex. Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex. We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex. It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    ----
    * de aspecto ruinoso = run-down.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <edificio/vivienda> dilapidated, rundown; <economía/negocio> ruinous, disastrous
    * * *
    = ruinous, dilapidated, decayed, decaying, disintegrating, crumbling, nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.], ramshackle.

    Ex: Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.

    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy ( decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: Following World War II, 'urban renewal' referred primarily to public efforts to revitalize aging and decaying inner cities.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    Ex: We must now look beyond crumbling books to determine the deeper significance of our stewardship obligations for the future = Debemos mirar más allá de los libros en deterioro para determinar cuál es el verdadero significado de nuestras obligaciones para el futuro.
    Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * de aspecto ruinoso = run-down.

    * * *
    ruinoso -sa
    1 ‹edificio/vivienda› dilapidated, rundown
    2 ‹economía/negocio› ruinous, disastrous
    los intereses resultaron ruinosos the interest was ruinous o crippling
    * * *

    ruinoso,-a adjetivo
    1 (un edificio) dilapidated, tumbledown
    2 (un negocio) ruinous, disastrous
    ' ruinoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ruinosa
    English:
    dilapidated
    - ruinous
    - condemn
    * * *
    ruinoso, -a adj
    1. [poco rentable] ruinous;
    la situación del sector textil es ruinosa the textile industry is in a disastrous o ruinous state
    2. [edificio] ramshackle, dilapidated
    * * *
    adj in ruins;
    estado ruinoso dilapidated state
    * * *
    ruinoso, -sa adj
    1) : run-down, dilapidated
    2) : ruinous, disasterous

    Spanish-English dictionary > ruinoso

  • 19 tartana

    f.
    1 trap (carruaje).
    3 light carriage, waggonette, wagonette.
    4 wreck, old car.
    * * *
    2 (carruaje) trap
    3 familiar figurado (coche) banger, heap
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=carruaje) trap, light carriage
    2) * (=auto) banger *, clunker (EEUU) *
    * * *
    femenino covered trap
    * * *
    = rickety, lemon, jalopy.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex. The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    * * *
    femenino covered trap
    * * *
    = rickety, lemon, jalopy.

    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.

    Ex: The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or ' lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex: For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.

    * * *
    covered trap
    * * *

    tartana sustantivo femenino
    1 two-wheeled round-top carriage
    2 familiar (automóvil viejo, en mal estado) este automóvil está hecho una tartana, siempre está averiado, this car is a heap of old scrap, it's always breaking down
    * * *
    1. Fam [coche viejo] jalopy, Br banger
    2. [carruaje] trap
    * * *
    f
    1 ( carruaje) light carriage, trap
    2 ( coche) jalopy fam, Br
    old banger fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > tartana

  • 20 tóxico2

    2 = toxic, toxin-belching.
    Ex. One of the ideas presented was the development of a data base on potentially toxic materials.
    Ex. For all Havana's crumbling structures, its disintegrating roads and toxin-belching jalopies, it attracts over a million tourists each year.
    ----
    * efecto tóxico = toxic effect.
    * emanaciones tóxicas = fume.
    * emanación tóxica = flue gas, toxic emission, toxic fume.
    * emisión tóxica = toxic emission, toxic fume.
    * fuga de gas tóxico = toxic gas leak.
    * gas tóxico = toxic gas.
    * producto tóxico = toxic.
    * reacción tóxica = toxic reaction.
    * sustancia tóxica = toxic, toxicant.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tóxico2

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