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  • 1 Plan de Información y Bibliotecas

    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
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    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Plan de Información y Bibliotecas

  • 2 cascarrabias

    adj.
    crabby, crotchety.
    m.&f. s&pl.
    1 grouch, misery guts.
    2 crabby person, bad-tempered person, grouch, grumpy person.
    * * *
    1 familiar grumpy person, bad-tempered person
    * * *
    SMF INV grouch *
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    II
    masculino y femenino (pl cascarrabias) (fam) cantankerous o grumpy person
    * * *
    = grouchy [grouchier -comp., grouchiest -sup.], grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss.
    Ex. The book 'The Grouchy Ladybug' describes how a ladybug can be used to teach entomology, natural selection, comparative anatomy, food chains and symbiotic relationships.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    II
    masculino y femenino (pl cascarrabias) (fam) cantankerous o grumpy person
    * * *
    = grouchy [grouchier -comp., grouchiest -sup.], grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss.

    Ex: The book 'The Grouchy Ladybug' describes how a ladybug can be used to teach entomology, natural selection, comparative anatomy, food chains and symbiotic relationships.

    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.

    * * *
    ( fam); cantankerous, grumpy
    cantankerous o grumpy person
    es un viejo cascarrabias he's a cantankerous old devil ( o sod etc) ( colloq)
    * * *

    cascarrabias adjetivo invariable (fam) cantankerous, grumpy
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (pl
    cascarrabias) grouch (colloq)

    cascarrabias
    I mf inv familiar bad-tempered person
    familiar misery
    II adjetivo grumpy: no seas cascarrabias, don't be such a misery guts o don't be such a stick in the mud

    ' cascarrabias' also found in these entries:
    English:
    grouch
    - irascible
    - crank
    * * *
    adj inv
    grouchy, cranky;
    un viejo cascarrabias an old grouch, Br an old misery-guts
    nmf inv
    grouch, Br misery-guts,
    * * *
    m/f inv fam
    grouch fam
    * * *
    cascarrabias nmfs & pl, fam : grouch, crab

    Spanish-English dictionary > cascarrabias

  • 3 concreto

    adj.
    1 concrete, definite, particular, specific.
    2 concrete, physical, non-abstract.
    m.
    1 concrete.
    2 concrete noun.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: concretar.
    * * *
    1 (real) concrete, real
    2 (particular) particular, specific
    \
    en concreto (en particular) in particular, specifically 2 (exactamente) exactly
    en el caso concreto de... in the particular case of...
    * * *
    (f. - concreta)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=específico) [medida, propuesta] specific, concrete; [hecho, resultado] specific; [fecha, hora] definite, particular
    2) (=no abstracto) concrete
    3)

    en concreto —

    a) [con verbos]

    nos referimos, en concreto, al abuso del alcohol — we are referring specifically to alcohol abuse

    he viajado mucho por África, en concreto, por Kenia y Tanzania — I've travelled a lot in Africa, specifically in Kenya and Tanzania o in Kenya and Tanzania to be precise

    ¿qué dijo en concreto? — what exactly did he say?

    b) [con sustantivos]

    ¿busca algún libro en concreto? — are you looking for a particular o specific book?, are you looking for any book in particular?

    no se ha decidido nada en concretonothing definite o specific has been decided

    2.
    SM LAm (=hormigón) concrete
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; < lugar> specific, particular

    quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

    una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

    b) ( no abstracto) concrete
    II
    masculino (AmL) concrete
    * * *
    = definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.
    Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex. A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
    Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex. The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex. Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
    Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    ----
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
    * en la situación concreta = on the scene.
    * ente concreto = concrete entity.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
    * especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; < lugar> specific, particular

    quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

    una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

    b) ( no abstracto) concrete
    II
    masculino (AmL) concrete
    * * *
    = definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.

    Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.

    Ex: A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
    Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex: The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex: Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
    Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
    * en la situación concreta = on the scene.
    * ente concreto = concrete entity.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
    * especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.

    * * *
    concreto1 -ta
    1 (específico) ‹política/acusación› concrete, specific
    en tu caso concreto in your particular case
    por un motivo concreto for a specific reason
    fijemos una fecha/hora concreta let's fix a definite date/time
    quieren reformas/soluciones concretas they want real o concrete reforms/solutions
    un lugar concreto a specific o particular place
    una pregunta concreta a specific question
    en concreto: quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto me va a costar what I want to know specifically is how much it is going to cost
    la conferencia versó sobre pintura española, en concreto, Goya y Velázquez the lecture was on Spanish painting, Goya and Velázquez, to be precise o to be more specific
    en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area
    2 (no abstracto) concrete
    lo concreto y lo abstracto the concrete and the abstract
    ( AmL)
    concrete
    Compuesto:
    reinforced concrete
    * * *

     

    Del verbo concretar: ( conjugate concretar)

    concreto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    concretó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    concretar    
    concreto
    concretar ( conjugate concretar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( concertar) ‹fecha/precio to fix, set

    b) (precisar, definir) to be specific about;


    verbo intransitivo:

    llámame para concreto give me a call to arrange the details
    concretarse verbo pronominal
    to become a reality
    concreto 1 -ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) ‹política/solución/acusación concrete, specific;

    motivo/ejemplo/pregunta specific;
    fecha/hora definite;
    caso particular;
    lugar specific, particular;

    en concreto specifically;
    en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area;
    no sé nada en concreto I don't know anything definite

    concreto 2 sustantivo masculino (AmL) concrete;

    concretar verbo transitivo
    1 (precisar un tema, un punto) to specify
    2 (concertar una fecha, hora) to fix
    concreto,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (preciso, real) concrete
    2 (particular) specific
    en este caso concreto..., in this particular case...
    II sustantivo masculino LAm (hormigón) concrete
    ♦ Locuciones: en concreto, specifically: lo veré esta semana, el martes en concreto, I'll meet him this week, Tuesday to be precise
    no sé nada en c., I have no firm information

    ' concreto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actual
    - ceñirse
    - concreta
    - concretamente
    - determinada
    - determinado
    - particular
    - puntual
    - regalar
    - sala
    English:
    actual
    - concrete
    - particular
    - specific
    - specifically
    * * *
    concreto1, -a adj
    1. [no abstracto] concrete;
    un concepto concreto a concrete concept
    2. [determinado] specific, particular;
    aún no tenemos una fecha concreta we don't have a definite date yet;
    estoy buscando un disco concreto, no me vale cualquiera I'm looking for a particular o specific record, not just any one;
    si no me das los detalles concretos no te podré ayudar if you don't give me the specific o precise details I won't be able to help you;
    en el caso concreto de Nicaragua,… in the specific case of Nicaragua,…;
    en concreto, todavía no sabemos nada in short, we don't know anything yet;
    piensa volver a Europa, en concreto a Francia she's thinking of coming back to Europe, to France to be precise;
    es un experto en economía, y más en concreto, en gestión de empresas he's an expert in economics, more specifically in business management;
    nada en concreto nothing definite;
    la culpa no se le puede atribuir a nadie en concreto there is no one person who is to blame;
    en ningún sitio en concreto nowhere in particular, not in any one place
    Am concrete concreto armado reinforced concrete
    * * *
    I adj
    1 specific;
    en concreto specifically;
    nada en concreto nothing specific
    2 (no abstracto) concrete
    II m L.Am.
    concrete
    * * *
    concreto, -ta adj
    1) : concrete, actual
    2) : definite, specific
    en concreto: specifically
    hormigón: concrete
    * * *
    1. (particular) specific
    2. (real) actual

    Spanish-English dictionary > concreto

  • 4 específico

    adj.
    specific, particular, special.
    * * *
    1 specific
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    \
    peso específico specific gravity
    ————————
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    * * *
    (f. - específica)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SM (Med) specific
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.
    Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex. The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex. The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex. Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex. These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    ----
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.

    Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.

    Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex: The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex: The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex: Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex: There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex: These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.

    * * *
    A (determinado, preciso) specific peso
    B ( Farm, Med) specific
    specific
    * * *

     

    Del verbo especificar: ( conjugate especificar)

    especifico es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    especificó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    especificar    
    específico
    especificar ( conjugate especificar) verbo transitivo
    to specify
    específico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    specific
    especificar verbo transitivo to specify
    específico,-a
    I adjetivo specific
    II m Med specific (remedy): los médicos de la seguridad social procuran no recetar específicos, doctors in the national health care system avoid prescribing specifics to their patients

    ' específico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    específica
    - peso
    - concreto
    - general
    - helecho
    - particular
    - quinceañero
    English:
    backbencher
    - crime
    - general
    - given
    - in
    - literate
    - particular
    - specific
    - back
    * * *
    específico, -a
    adj
    specific
    nm
    [medicamento] specific
    * * *
    adj specific
    * * *
    específico, -ca adj
    : specific
    * * *
    específico adj specific

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico

  • 5 gruñón

    adj.
    grumpy, cranky, grouchy, gruff.
    m.
    grouch, grumbler, grump, snarler.
    * * *
    1 grumbling, grumpy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 grumbler, grouch
    * * *
    gruñón, -ona
    1.
    ADJ grumpy, grumbling
    2.
    SM / F grumbler
    * * *
    I
    - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
    II
    - ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
    * * *
    = grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    ----
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.
    * * *
    I
    - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
    II
    - ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
    * * *
    = grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.

    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.

    * * *
    ( fam); grumpy ( colloq)
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); grump ( colloq), grouch ( colloq), misery ( BrE colloq), moaner ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    gruñón
    ◊ - ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)

    gruñón,-ona adjetivo grumpy

    ' gruñón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    gruñona
    English:
    grouch
    - grouchy
    - grump
    - grumpy
    - nag
    - nagging
    * * *
    gruñón, -ona Fam
    adj
    grumpy
    nm,f
    old grump
    * * *
    I adj fam
    grumpy
    II m, gruñona f fam
    grouch fam
    * * *
    gruñón, - ñona adj, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy, crabby
    gruñón, - ñona n, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy person, nag
    * * *
    gruñón1 adj grumpy [comp. grumpier; superl. grumpiest]
    gruñón2 n moaner

    Spanish-English dictionary > gruñón

  • 6 limitado

    adj.
    1 limited, finite, constricted, qualified.
    2 circumscribed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: limitar.
    * * *
    1→ link=limitar limitar
    1 limited
    * * *
    (f. - limitada)
    adj.
    3) dull
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [gen] limited

    sociedad limitada — (Com) limited company, corporation (EEUU)

    2) (=lerdo) slow-witted, dim *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( restringido) <poder/tiempo/edición> limited

    estar limitado a/por algo — to be restricted to/by something

    b) ( escaso) limited
    2) < persona> slow-witted
    * * *
    = confined, limited, restricted, bounded, circumscribed, qualified, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.].
    Ex. No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex. Smaller cards exist which have more limited capacity.
    Ex. Librarians are experiencing dissatisfaction with the restricted opportunities available to them to find expression for, and recognition of, their skills in the present climate of change.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. The majority of projects are small, poorly funded, and only a qualified success.
    Ex. The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    ----
    * con un presupuesto limitado = low-budget.
    * duración limitada = limited life.
    * hasta un punto limitado = to a limited extent.
    * limitado por el contexto = context-bound.
    * limitado por el tiempo = time-constrained.
    * sólo por tiempo limitado = for a limited time only.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( restringido) <poder/tiempo/edición> limited

    estar limitado a/por algo — to be restricted to/by something

    b) ( escaso) limited
    2) < persona> slow-witted
    * * *
    = confined, limited, restricted, bounded, circumscribed, qualified, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.].

    Ex: No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.

    Ex: Smaller cards exist which have more limited capacity.
    Ex: Librarians are experiencing dissatisfaction with the restricted opportunities available to them to find expression for, and recognition of, their skills in the present climate of change.
    Ex: This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: The majority of projects are small, poorly funded, and only a qualified success.
    Ex: The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    * con un presupuesto limitado = low-budget.
    * duración limitada = limited life.
    * hasta un punto limitado = to a limited extent.
    * limitado por el contexto = context-bound.
    * limitado por el tiempo = time-constrained.
    * sólo por tiempo limitado = for a limited time only.

    * * *
    A
    1 (restringido) ‹poder/tiempo/responsabilidad› limited
    productos de duración limitada products with a limited shelf life
    tiene un visado por tiempo limitado he has a temporary visa
    edición limitada limited edition
    2 (escaso) limited
    son casos muy limitados these are a few very limited o isolated cases
    se siente muy limitado por las presiones externas she feels very restricted o constrained by external pressures
    estar limitado A algo to be restricted TO sth
    están limitados a un espacio muy reducido they are restricted to a very small space
    B ‹persona›
    como actor es algo limitado as an actor he's rather limited
    es un estudiante bastante limitado he's a student of limited ability
    * * *

    Del verbo limitar: ( conjugate limitar)

    limitado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    limitado    
    limitar
    limitado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹poder/número/edición limited;

    estar limitado a/por algo to be restricted to/by sth
    limitar ( conjugate limitar) verbo transitivofunciones/derechos to limit, restrict
    verbo intransitivo limitado con algo [país/finca] to border on sth
    limitarse verbo pronominal: el problema no se limita a las ciudades the problem is not confined o limited to cities;
    me limité a repetir lo dicho I just repeated what was said
    limitado,-a adjetivo
    1 (con dimensiones finitas o reducidas) limited
    aforo limitado, limited capacity
    2 (poco inteligente) limited: es un chico un poco limitado, he's a bit limited
    ♦ Locuciones: sociedad (de responsabilidad) limitada, limited (liability) company
    limitar
    I verbo transitivo to limit, restrict: tengo que limitar mis gastos, I have to limit my spending
    II verbo intransitivo to border: limita al norte con Francia, at North it borders on France

    ' limitado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    limitada
    - reemplazar
    - estrecho
    - reemplazo
    English:
    limited
    - narrow
    - qualified
    - restricted
    - short-stay
    - confined
    - tight
    * * *
    limitado, -a adj
    1. [restringido] limited;
    disponemos de un espacio muy limitado we have very limited space;
    tienen un acceso limitado a los servicios sanitarios they have limited access to healthcare services;
    el problema no está limitado a un solo país the problem is not limited o restricted to just one country
    2. [poco dotado] of limited ability, not very gifted;
    es un alumno muy limitado he's a pupil of limited ability;
    como cantante es muy limitado he has limited ability as a singer
    3. Com
    sociedad limitada private limited company
    * * *
    I adj limited
    II partlimitar
    * * *
    limitado, -da adj
    1) restringido: limited
    2) : dull, slow-witted

    Spanish-English dictionary > limitado

  • 7 misántropo

    m.
    misanthrope, loner, misanthropist.
    * * *
    1 misanthropic
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    misántropo, -a
    SM / F misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    - pa masculino, femenino misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    = loner, curmudgeon, misanthrope, misanthropist, misanthropic.
    Ex. Temperamentally Otlet was a loner wishing to be able to do everything himself in his own way.
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. Anthrophilia is the trait that most incenses the misanthrope, for it provides him with evidence enough that love is truly blind.
    Ex. All misanthropists hate or at least speak ill of the human race.
    Ex. She took a shine to Sheldon, and before he knows what has happened, the misanthropic physicist finds himself with a girlfriend.
    * * *
    - pa masculino, femenino misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    = loner, curmudgeon, misanthrope, misanthropist, misanthropic.

    Ex: Temperamentally Otlet was a loner wishing to be able to do everything himself in his own way.

    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex: Anthrophilia is the trait that most incenses the misanthrope, for it provides him with evidence enough that love is truly blind.
    Ex: All misanthropists hate or at least speak ill of the human race.
    Ex: She took a shine to Sheldon, and before he knows what has happened, the misanthropic physicist finds himself with a girlfriend.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    misántropo, -a nm,f
    misanthrope, misanthropist
    * * *
    m, misántropa f misanthropist
    * * *
    misántropo, -pa n
    : misanthrope

    Spanish-English dictionary > misántropo

  • 8 quejica

    adj.
    whining, hard to please, querulous, whimpering.
    f. & m.
    grouse, moaner, railer.
    * * *
    1 familiar complaining, grumpy, querulous
    1 moaner, grouse
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SMF moaner, grumbler
    * * *
    adjetivo/masculino, femenino (Esp fam) quejón I, II
    * * *
    = curmudgeon, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], cry-baby, whiner, ornery, fusspot, fussbudget, whinging [winging].
    Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. Scientists agree: Conservatives are spoiled, selfish cry-babies.
    Ex. That being said, every normal person can think of places we've worked where we were more like whiners than winners.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. As for Steve, he traded his days as a bachelor for life with a fusspot.
    Ex. And they're playing an odd couple reminiscent of Neil Simon's classic pairing of a fussbudget and a slob.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    * * *
    adjetivo/masculino, femenino (Esp fam) quejón I, II
    * * *
    = curmudgeon, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], cry-baby, whiner, ornery, fusspot, fussbudget, whinging [winging].

    Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.

    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: Scientists agree: Conservatives are spoiled, selfish cry-babies.
    Ex: That being said, every normal person can think of places we've worked where we were more like whiners than winners.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: As for Steve, he traded his days as a bachelor for life with a fusspot.
    Ex: And they're playing an odd couple reminiscent of Neil Simon's classic pairing of a fussbudget and a slob.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.

    * * *
    ( Esp fam) whining ( before n) ( colloq)
    ( Esp fam)
    crybaby ( colloq), whinger ( colloq)
    * * *

    quejica adjetivo, masculino y femenino (Esp fam) See Also

    quejica familiar
    I adjetivo whining
    II mf whiner, moaner

    * * *
    adj
    whining, Br whingeing;
    es muy quejica he's always whining o Br whingeing;
    no seas quejica y ponte a trabajar stop whining o Br whingeing and get some work done
    nmf
    whiner, Br whinger
    * * *
    fam
    I adj whining fam
    II m/f crybaby
    * * *
    quejica n moaner

    Spanish-English dictionary > quejica

  • 9 circunscrito

    adj.
    1 circumscribed, limited.
    2 areatus, circumscribed, circumscriptus.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: circunscribir.
    * * *
    1→ link=circunscribir circunscribir
    * * *
    - ta, circunscripto -ta adjetivo
    a) [estar] (frml) ( limitado)
    b) (Mat) circumscribed
    * * *
    - ta, circunscripto -ta adjetivo
    a) [estar] (frml) ( limitado)
    b) (Mat) circumscribed
    * * *
    1 [ ESTAR] ( frml) (limitado) circunscrito A algo limited TO sth
    el problema está circunscrito al sector rural the problem is limited o restricted to the rural sector
    2 ( Mat) circumscribed
    * * *
    circunscrito, -a
    participio
    ver circunscribir
    adj
    restricted, limited;
    un plan de ayuda circunscrito a los directamente afectados an aid plan restricted o limited to those directly affected
    * * *
    I partcircunscribir
    II adj limited (a to)
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > circunscrito

  • 10 circunscripto

    • circumscribed
    • circumscript
    • limited

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > circunscripto

  • 11 circunscrito

    • circumscribed
    • limited

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > circunscrito

  • 12 absceso circunscrito

    m.
    circumscribed abscess.

    Spanish-English dictionary > absceso circunscrito

  • 13 aneurisma circunscrito

    f. & m.
    circumscribed aneurysm.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aneurisma circunscrito

  • 14 circunscripto

    adj.
    circumscript, limited, circumscribed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: circunscribir.

    Spanish-English dictionary > circunscripto

  • 15 difteria circunscrita

    f.
    circumscribed diphtheria.

    Spanish-English dictionary > difteria circunscrita

  • 16 edema angioneurótico

    m.
    angioneurotic edema, acute essential edema, acute circumscribed edema, angio-edema.

    Spanish-English dictionary > edema angioneurótico

  • 17 edema circunscrito

    m.
    circumscribed edema.

    Spanish-English dictionary > edema circunscrito

  • 18 escleroderma circunscrita

    f.
    circumscribed scleroderma.

    Spanish-English dictionary > escleroderma circunscrita

  • 19 esclerodermia circunscrita

    f.
    morphoea, circumscribed scleroderma, morphea, scleroderma circumscriptum.

    Spanish-English dictionary > esclerodermia circunscrita

  • 20 laberintitis circunscrita

    f.
    circumscribed labyrinthitis.

    Spanish-English dictionary > laberintitis circunscrita

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  • circumscribed — un·circumscribed; …   English syllables

  • circumscribed — cir·cum·scribe || sɜːkÉ™mskraɪb v. surround, encircle; restrict …   English contemporary dictionary

  • circumscribed — adjective subject to limits or subjected to limits • Syn: ↑limited • Similar to: ↑restricted …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumscribed circle — Circumscribed circle, C, and circumcenter, O, of a cyclic polygon, P In geometry, the circumscribed circle or circumcircle of a polygon is a circle which passes through all the vertices of the polygon. The center of this circle is called the… …   Wikipedia

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