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  • 1 abarrotado

    adj.
    crammed, packed, completely full, crowded.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abarrotar.
    * * *
    1→ link=abarrotar abarrotar
    1 (cosas) packed (de, with), crammed (de, with); (personas) jam-packed (de, with), packed (de, with)
    * * *
    (f. - abarrotada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ [sala, tren] packed, jam-packed

    estar abarrotado de — [+ personas] to be packed o jam-packed with; [+ objetos] to be crammed o jam-packed with

    * * *
    - da adjetivo crammed, packed

    abarrotado de algo< de gente> packed o crammed with something

    * * *
    = congested, packed to capacity, overcrowded, bursting at the seams, stuffed looking, choc-a-block, chock-full, cluttered, densely packed, packed, packed to the rafters.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex. Cooperative storage of materials on a regional or national basis promises to become the best way of coping with overcrowded libraries.
    Ex. The library solved the problems of budget cuts, a library building bursting at the seams, and stock ill matched to some of the courses by switching to the use of on-line search services.
    Ex. As one librarian summarized, 'people are not into the stuffed looking, dingy, dust smelling type of libraries anymore... they expect atmospheres more like coffeehouses or nice bookstores'.
    Ex. The library was choc-a-block with celebrities and children as they swarmed to see the signing of the new Harry Potter book by its author.
    Ex. Herbal cancer remedy is chock-full of drugs.
    Ex. They found him in his habitually cluttered office, buried beneath stacks of paperwork.
    Ex. The square was humble and nondescript, part of a maze of narrow streets and densely packed shops and houses.
    Ex. Here and there, elderly citizens tend tiny, packed shops selling candy and chipped bottles of cold soda.
    Ex. The local church was packed to the rafters for the funeral of a much-loved parish priest who died last month aged 69.
    ----
    * abarrotado (de) = teeming with, bursting with, jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo crammed, packed

    abarrotado de algo< de gente> packed o crammed with something

    * * *
    = congested, packed to capacity, overcrowded, bursting at the seams, stuffed looking, choc-a-block, chock-full, cluttered, densely packed, packed, packed to the rafters.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex: Cooperative storage of materials on a regional or national basis promises to become the best way of coping with overcrowded libraries.
    Ex: The library solved the problems of budget cuts, a library building bursting at the seams, and stock ill matched to some of the courses by switching to the use of on-line search services.
    Ex: As one librarian summarized, 'people are not into the stuffed looking, dingy, dust smelling type of libraries anymore... they expect atmospheres more like coffeehouses or nice bookstores'.
    Ex: The library was choc-a-block with celebrities and children as they swarmed to see the signing of the new Harry Potter book by its author.
    Ex: Herbal cancer remedy is chock-full of drugs.
    Ex: They found him in his habitually cluttered office, buried beneath stacks of paperwork.
    Ex: The square was humble and nondescript, part of a maze of narrow streets and densely packed shops and houses.
    Ex: Here and there, elderly citizens tend tiny, packed shops selling candy and chipped bottles of cold soda.
    Ex: The local church was packed to the rafters for the funeral of a much-loved parish priest who died last month aged 69.
    * abarrotado (de) = teeming with, bursting with, jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.

    * * *
    crammed, packed abarrotado DE algo packed o crammed WITH sth
    estanterías abarrotadas de adornos shelves crammed with ornaments
    el foyer estaba abarrotado de gente the foyer was packed with people
    * * *

    Del verbo abarrotar: ( conjugate abarrotar)

    abarrotado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    abarrotado    
    abarrotar
    abarrotado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    crammed, packed;
    abarrotado de algo ‹ de gente› packed o crammed with sth
    abarrotar ( conjugate abarrotar) verbo transitivosala/teatro to pack
    abarrotado,-a adjetivo packed, crammed [de, with]: no pudimos entrar en el local, estaba abarrotado (de gente), we couldn't get into the place because it was jam-packed with people
    abarrotar verbo transitivo to pack, cram [de, with]: el público abarrotaba el teatro, the theatre was packed (with people)

    ' abarrotado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarrotada
    English:
    astir
    - chock-a-block
    - chock-full
    - overcrowded
    - swarm
    - cluttered
    - congested
    - crowded
    - over
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    abarrotado, -a adj
    1. [lleno] [teatro, autobús] packed (de with); [desván, baúl] crammed (de with)
    2. Ven
    estar abarrotado de trabajo to have a lot of work
    * * *
    I adj packed
    II partabarrotar
    * * *
    abarrotado, -da adj
    : packed, crammed

    Spanish-English dictionary > abarrotado

  • 2 acumulación

    f.
    1 accumulation, cumulation, assemblage, build-up.
    2 accumulation, amassment.
    3 accumulation, buildup, bunch, congeries.
    * * *
    1 accumulation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=acto) accumulation; (=reserva) pile, stock
    * * *
    femenino accumulation
    * * *
    = accumulation, build-up [buildup], accretion, congestion, hoarding, accrual, stockpiling.
    Ex. Preliminary decisions must be taken before plunging into the accumulation of index terms, and analysis of relationships.
    Ex. No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex. The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex. The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex. Too often, the librarian's expertise is seen as a hoarding function.
    Ex. Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
    Ex. The consequences of the massive stockpiling and consumption of antimicrobial agents in order to treat or prevent this disease must also be considered.
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    * acumulación anual = year cumulation.
    * acumulación de reservas = stockpile, accumulation of stockpiles, stockpiling.
    * * *
    femenino accumulation
    * * *
    = accumulation, build-up [buildup], accretion, congestion, hoarding, accrual, stockpiling.

    Ex: Preliminary decisions must be taken before plunging into the accumulation of index terms, and analysis of relationships.

    Ex: No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex: The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex: The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex: Too often, the librarian's expertise is seen as a hoarding function.
    Ex: Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
    Ex: The consequences of the massive stockpiling and consumption of antimicrobial agents in order to treat or prevent this disease must also be considered.
    * acumulación anual = year cumulation.
    * acumulación de reservas = stockpile, accumulation of stockpiles, stockpiling.

    * * *
    accumulation
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    acumulación sustantivo femenino
    accumulation
    ' acumulación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    banco
    - concentración
    English:
    accumulation
    - build-up
    - build
    - responsible
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    1. [acción] accumulation
    2. [montón] accumulation, collection;
    una acumulación peligrosa de residuos a dangerous build-up of waste deposits
    * * *
    f accumulation
    * * *
    acumulación nf, pl - ciones : accumulation

    Spanish-English dictionary > acumulación

  • 3 apiñamiento

    m.
    1 cramming, overcrowding, jamming.
    2 crowd.
    3 crowding.
    * * *
    1 cramming, packing
    * * *
    = huddle, overcrowding [over-crowding], crowding.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. We can learn from good shopwindow displays and from the best museums about such matters as grouping of books shown and the number included (clutter is ugly and overcrowding confuses the eye).
    Ex. Nearly all librarians were enthusiastic about the drawing power of public access computers in spite of the drawbacks such as theft, noise and crowding.
    * * *
    = huddle, overcrowding [over-crowding], crowding.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: We can learn from good shopwindow displays and from the best museums about such matters as grouping of books shown and the number included (clutter is ugly and overcrowding confuses the eye).
    Ex: Nearly all librarians were enthusiastic about the drawing power of public access computers in spite of the drawbacks such as theft, noise and crowding.

    * * *
    cramming

    Spanish-English dictionary > apiñamiento

  • 4 casa de pisos

    block of flats
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    (n.) = tenement, apartment block, apartment building, apartment complex
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    Ex. The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex. Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    * * *
    (n.) = tenement, apartment block, apartment building, apartment complex

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    Ex: The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex: Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.

    * * *
    apartment house, Br
    block of flats

    Spanish-English dictionary > casa de pisos

  • 5 colección

    f.
    1 collection, set, array, assemblage.
    2 collection.
    3 collection, array, panoply.
    * * *
    1 collection
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    es de colección Méx it's a collector's item

    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.
    Ex. We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.
    Ex. A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex. It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex. Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex. Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex. While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex. It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex. In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex. The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex. Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
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    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.
    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.

    Ex: We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.

    Ex: A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex: It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex: The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex: Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex: Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex: While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex: It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex: In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex: The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex: Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.

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    1 (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    hace colección de mariposas she collects butterflies
    2 ( fam)
    (gran cantidad): no sé cómo quiere otro hijo, si ya tiene una colección I can't imagine why she wants another child, she already has a whole brood ( hum)
    tiene una colección de pulseras she has a huge collection of bracelets
    3 ( Lit) collection
    4 (de modas) collection
    colecciones infantiles children's fashions o wear
    * * *

     

    colección sustantivo femenino
    collection
    colección sustantivo femenino collection
    ' colección' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antológica
    - antológico
    - discoteca
    - engrosar
    - exhibir
    - herbolaria
    - herbolario
    - panoplia
    - adquirir
    - biblioteca
    - línea
    - presentar
    English:
    array
    - body
    - collection
    - invaluable
    - model
    - put together
    - set
    - stamp collection
    - swap for
    - collector
    - large
    - menagerie
    - round
    * * *
    1. [de sellos, objetos] collection
    la colección permanente [de museo] the permanent collection
    2. Fam [gran cantidad]
    tiene una colección de primos he has loads of cousins;
    cometió una colección de errores he made a whole series of mistakes;
    no dijo más que una colección de tonterías he talked a load of nonsense
    3. [de moda] collection;
    la colección de primavera the spring collection
    * * *
    f collection
    * * *
    colección nf, pl - ciones : collection
    * * *
    colección n collection

    Spanish-English dictionary > colección

  • 6 combinación2

    2 = bedfellow, blend, congeries, juxtaposition, mix, piecing together, concatenation, meshing, combination, interweaving, cocktail, ensemble, meld, coupling, conjoining.
    Ex. I would like to devote a couple of moments each to what may seem strange bedfellows at first: Sholom Aleichem, Melvil's Rib, the CIA, and La Jolla, California.
    Ex. Thus in index or catalogue or data base design the indexer must choose an appropriate blend of recall and precision for each individual application.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. It achieves this aim principally through the juxtaposition of related subjects in a classified order.
    Ex. There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex. Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
    Ex. Facilities are being developed to enable fast, effective communication over a concatenation of terrestrial and satellite networks.
    Ex. This paper describes the importance of team management to career development, as well as the meshing of organizational and individual needs, and views the career as a longitudinal concept.
    Ex. The software can search each field or a combination of fields.
    Ex. This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex. He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex. DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    Ex. Will the coupling of libraries and museums mean unprecedented cooperation between these venerable institutions?.
    Ex. This sign is in effect a prototypical example of the conjoining of words and images.
    ----
    * combinación de colores = colour pattern, colour scheme.
    * combinación perfecta = perfect match.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamiento = citation order.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * realizar una combinación = perform + combination.
    * una combinación de = a mixture of, a mix of, a rollup of.

    Spanish-English dictionary > combinación2

  • 7 congestionado

    adj.
    1 congested, stuffed-up, crammed, jammed.
    2 congested, filled with blood or fluid.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: congestionar.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [circulación] congested
    2) (Med) [pecho, pulmones, nariz] congested
    3) [rostro] flushed, red
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Med) congested, blocked
    b) < cara> flushed
    c) < tráfico> congested
    * * *
    = congested, bunged-up.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. Of course, we are all vulnerable if our noses are bunged-up when we have a cold or hay fever.
    ----
    * congestionado de tráfico = gridlocked.
    * tráfico congestionado = traffic congestion, gridlock traffic.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Med) congested, blocked
    b) < cara> flushed
    c) < tráfico> congested
    * * *
    = congested, bunged-up.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: Of course, we are all vulnerable if our noses are bunged-up when we have a cold or hay fever.
    * congestionado de tráfico = gridlocked.
    * tráfico congestionado = traffic congestion, gridlock traffic.

    * * *
    1 ( Med) congested, blocked
    2 ‹cara› flushed
    3 ‹tráfico› congested
    * * *

    Del verbo congestionar: ( conjugate congestionar)

    congestionado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    congestionado    
    congestionar
    congestionado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) (Med) congested

    b) cara flushed

    c)calle/área congested

    congestionar verbo transitivo to congest
    ' congestionado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    congested
    * * *
    congestionado, -a adj
    1. [nariz] blocked;
    tener la nariz congestionada to have a blocked nose
    2. [cara] flushed
    3. [tráfico] congested
    * * *
    congestionado, -da adj
    : congested

    Spanish-English dictionary > congestionado

  • 8 dentado

    adj.
    1 toothed, cogged, serrate, jagged.
    2 dentate, with teeth.
    3 dentulous.
    4 rack-and-pinion.
    5 crenate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: dentar.
    * * *
    1 perforation
    ————————
    1→ link=dentar dentar
    1 (con dientes) toothed
    2 (cuchillo) serrated
    3 BOTÁNICA dentate
    1 perforation
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [filo] jagged; [sello] perforated; (Bot) dentate
    2.
    SM [de sello] perforation
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < filo> serrated

    una rueda dentada — a gearwheel, a cogwheel

    * * *
    = jagged, serrated.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. Parts of the plate were toned by roughening it with a serrated rocker, the tone then being graded by burnishing.
    ----
    * tijeras dentadas = pinking shears, pinking scissors.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < filo> serrated

    una rueda dentada — a gearwheel, a cogwheel

    * * *
    = jagged, serrated.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: Parts of the plate were toned by roughening it with a serrated rocker, the tone then being graded by burnishing.
    * tijeras dentadas = pinking shears, pinking scissors.

    * * *
    dentado -da
    ‹filo› serrated
    una rueda dentada a gearwheel, a cogwheel, a cogged wheel
    * * *

    Del verbo dentar: ( conjugate dentar)

    dentado es:

    el participio

    dentado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ filo serrated;

    una rueda dentada a gearwheel, a cogwheel

    ' dentado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    jagged
    - perforated
    - serrated
    * * *
    dentado, -a adj
    1. [rueda] cogged, toothed;
    [filo, cuchillo] serrated; [sello] perforated
    2. Bot [hojas] dentate
    * * *
    adj serrated;
    rueda dentada cogwheel
    * * *
    dentado, -da adj
    serrado: serrated, jagged

    Spanish-English dictionary > dentado

  • 9 escueto

    adj.
    plain, bare, concise, unadorned.
    * * *
    1 (sin adornos) bare, plain, unadorned
    2 (conciso) concise, brief, succinct
    * * *
    (f. - escueta)
    adj.
    plain, simple, concise
    * * *
    ADJ [verdad] plain, naked; [estilo] simple; [explicación, presentación] concise, succinct
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo < explicación> succinct; <lenguaje/estilo> concise, plain
    * * *
    = stark, bald, lean [leaner -comp., leanest -sup.], terse.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. This text contains its share of irrelevant allusions included by authors 'to add artistic verisimilitude to a bald and otherwise unconvincing narrative', to quote another favourite source.
    Ex. While Baskerville's italic was a lean, elegant letter, the most radical departure from tradition since the French academic italic of the 1690s.
    Ex. This terse McLuhanesque turn of phrase is at the core of what I want to talk about today.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo < explicación> succinct; <lenguaje/estilo> concise, plain
    * * *
    = stark, bald, lean [leaner -comp., leanest -sup.], terse.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: This text contains its share of irrelevant allusions included by authors 'to add artistic verisimilitude to a bald and otherwise unconvincing narrative', to quote another favourite source.
    Ex: While Baskerville's italic was a lean, elegant letter, the most radical departure from tradition since the French academic italic of the 1690s.
    Ex: This terse McLuhanesque turn of phrase is at the core of what I want to talk about today.

    * * *
    escueto -ta
    ‹explicación› succinct; ‹lenguaje/estilo› concise, plain
    no se extendió mucho, fue muy escueto al respecto he didn't go into great detail, he was very succinct
    su mensaje fue escueto his message was concise o brief
    * * *

    escueto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ‹ explicación succinct;


    lenguaje/estilo concise, plain;

    escueto,-a adjetivo plain
    (lenguaje) concise

    ' escueto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escueta
    English:
    bare
    - crisp
    - stark
    * * *
    escueto, -a adj
    [sucinto] concise; [sobrio] plain, unadorned;
    fue o [m5] estuvo muy escueto en la rueda de prensa he was rather unforthcoming at the press conference
    * * *
    adj succinct, concise
    * * *
    escueto, -ta adj
    1) : plain, simple
    2) : succinct, concise
    escuetamente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > escueto

  • 10 fábrica de tejidos de algodón

    (n.) = mill, cotton mill
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. As women became a vital and very large source of labour, particularly in New England, where they worked in the cotton mills, they achieved access to libraries through obligatory attendance at Sunday Schools.
    * * *
    (n.) = mill, cotton mill

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: As women became a vital and very large source of labour, particularly in New England, where they worked in the cotton mills, they achieved access to libraries through obligatory attendance at Sunday Schools.

    Spanish-English dictionary > fábrica de tejidos de algodón

  • 11 fábrica textil

    f.
    textile plant.
    * * *
    (n.) = mill
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    * * *
    (n.) = mill

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > fábrica textil

  • 12 grupo

    m.
    1 group (conjunto).
    en grupo in a group
    grupo ecologista environmental group
    grupo de estudio study group
    grupo de presión (politics) pressure group, lobby
    grupo de riesgo group at risk
    grupo de rock rock group
    2 group of people, bevy, circle, group.
    * * *
    1 group
    2 TÉCNICA unit, set
    \
    en grupo together, en masse
    grupo electrógeno power plant
    grupo sanguíneo blood group
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) band
    * * *
    SM
    1) [gen] group; (=equipo) team; [de árboles] cluster, clump

    grupo de contacto — (Pol) contact group

    grupo de estafas — (Policía) fraud squad

    grupo de estupefacientes — (Policía) drug squad

    grupo de homicidios — (Policía) murder squad

    grupo de investigación — research team, team of researchers

    grupo de presión — pressure group, special interest group (EEUU)

    2) (Elec, Téc) unit, plant; (=montaje) assembly

    grupo electrógeno, grupo generador — generating set, power plant

    3) Cono Sur (=trampa) trick, con *
    * * *
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group; ( de árboles) clump

    en grupo<salir/trabajar> in a group/in groups

    b) (Mús) tb

    grupo musical — group, band

    * * *
    = aggregate, bank, batch [batches, -pl.], body, class, cluster, clutch, congeries, grouping, pack, cohort, camp, set, group, gang, bunch, corps, band, class group, combine, constituent group, collective, ensemble, bevy, line-up, cluster, segment, pod, order, mob.
    Ex. The result of this is to provide a distinct class number for an aggregate of subjects which are adjacent in the UDC schedule order.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. A KWIC index is based upon the 'keywords' in the titles of the batch of documents to be indexed.
    Ex. The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex. The following highlights are what this first class of Fellows recall of their time overseas.
    Ex. The local system is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of a single library or those of a library cluster.
    Ex. This approach does tend to lead to small clutches of periodicals on a given subject.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
    Ex. The notched cards, representing relevant documents, will drop off the needle and fall from the bulk of the pack.
    Ex. This article examines the views of librarians held by a number of faculty cohorts.
    Ex. This is a situation much debated between the two camps of those who would give everyone what he wants and those who would give each reader only the things of some constructive value.
    Ex. SELECT retrieves records containing the search term or terms you specify and stores them in sets.
    Ex. The groups continue, however, to keep alive their heritages through festivals and cultural activities.
    Ex. In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex. They are a very impatient bunch, however: knowing themselves what the technology can do, they can get a little short with obstructionists who raise non-technical objections.
    Ex. Quality abstracting services take pride in their corps of abstractors.
    Ex. In recent years a band of disciples has grown up in India, and has contributed to the revision and expansion of the schedules.
    Ex. If the panel members represent class groups, they must canvass for suggestions.
    Ex. 158 public organisations with very diverse computer machinery formed a combine to develop an application which would make the database available on the organisations' different computer systems. = 158 instituciones públicas con equipos informáticos muy diversos crearon un grupo para desarrollar una aplicación que hiciera que la base de datos estuviese disponible en sus diferentes sistemas informáticos.
    Ex. Different constituent groups tend to rate aspects of the library quite differently.
    Ex. These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    Ex. DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. Various other methods of obtaining clusters have been described, including the use of fuzzy sets, but these are beyond the scope of this book.
    Ex. No such constraints exist where online display is anticipated, since only one segment at a time is displayed.
    Ex. The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex. The taxonomic subclass of acari (mites and ticks) comprises tens of thousands of species, grouped in many families and several orders.
    Ex. In the afternoon quite a few of our mob decided that they would prefer to spend a bit of time lazing about in the water and soaking up a few rays.
    ----
    * admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * atacar en grupo = swarm.
    * camaradería de grupo = group ride.
    * cena de grupo = dinner party.
    * cena en grupo = group dinner, dinner party.
    * como grupo = collectively.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * debate de grupo = group discussion.
    * debate en grupo = group discussion.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * enano del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * en muchos grupos = in many quarters.
    * en muchos grupos de la población = in many quarters.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * entrevista en grupo = group interview.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formar un grupo = set up + group.
    * formar un grupo de presión = form + lobby.
    * G7 (Grupo de los Siete), el = G7 (Group of Seven), the.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * grupo activista = faction group.
    * grupo al Algo que va dirigido = target group.
    * grupo alimenticio = food group.
    * grupo asesor = advisory group.
    * Grupo Asesor sobre Redes (NAG) = Network Advisory Group (NAG).
    * grupo chantajista = extortion racket.
    * grupo cívico = civic group.
    * grupo consultivo = advisory group.
    * grupo coordinador = steering group.
    * grupo cultural = cultural group.
    * grupo de acción ciudadana = citizen action group, community action group.
    * grupo de amigos = clan of friends.
    * grupo de amigos y conocidos = social network.
    * grupo de apoyo = interest group, support group.
    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group, self-help group, self-help group.
    * grupo de cantantes femenino = girl band.
    * grupo de cantantes masculino = boy band.
    * grupo de ciudadanos desatentido = unserved, the.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * grupo de datos = data set [dataset].
    * grupo de debate = discussion group, focus group, discussion list, electronic forum, panel discussion, panel debate.
    * grupo de dirección = management.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * grupo de edad = age bracket, age group [age-group].
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * grupo de estanterías = stack, stack range.
    * grupo de estudio = study circle.
    * grupo de expertos = cadre, brains trust, group of experts, network, think tank.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.
    * grupo de gestión = management team.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo de intelectuales = intelligentsia.
    * grupo de interés = focus group, interest group.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * grupo de la oposición = opposition group.
    * grupo de los 20 = G-20.
    * grupo de los ocho, el = G8, the.
    * grupo del proyecto = project team.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * grupo de normalización = standards group.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * grupo de poder = power group.
    * grupo de presión = lobby group, pressure group, lobbyist.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * grupo de recursos = clump.
    * grupo de referencia = reference group.
    * grupo de representantes = focus group.
    * grupo de rock = rock group.
    * grupo de seguidores = fandom.
    * grupo de términos de búsqueda relacionados = search hedge, subject hedge.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * Grupo de Trabajo de Ingeniería de Internet (IETF) = Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la Asociaci = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * grupo de tres = threesome.
    * grupo de usuarios = user group, users' group, population served.
    * grupo de usuarios al que va dirigido = target user group.
    * grupo disidente = splinter group, splinter party.
    * grupo dominante = dominant group.
    * grupo eléctrico = power unit, electrical generator, power generator.
    * grupo electrógeno = electrical generator, power unit, power generator.
    * grupo especial = special interest group.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * grupo etario = age bracket.
    * grupo étnico = ethnic group, racial group, cultural group.
    * grupo experimental = experimental group.
    * grupo extremista = extremist group.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo influyente = force.
    * grupo instrumental = ensemble.
    * grupo integrante = constituent group.
    * grupo interdisciplinar = cross-functional team.
    * grupo intérprete = executant body.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * grupo marginal = disadvantaged community, marginalised group.
    * grupo mayoritario = majority group.
    * grupo mínimo relacionado = minimum zone cohort.
    * grupo minoritario = minority group.
    * grupo mixto = cross-functional team.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * grupo político = political group.
    * grupo principal de usuarios = primary user group.
    * grupo profesional = occupational group.
    * grupo racial = racial group.
    * grupo racista = hate group.
    * grupo referente = reference group.
    * grupo religioso = denominational body, religious group.
    * grupos = quarters.
    * grupo sanguíneo = blood group, blood type.
    * grupos de diez = tens of.
    * grupo según edad = age group [age-group].
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * grupo supervisor = steering group.
    * grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
    * grupo terrorista = terrorist group.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * obra para grupo instrumental = ensemble work.
    * pensamiento de grupo = groupthink.
    * perfil de grupo = group profile.
    * por grupos = in batches.
    * presión del grupo = peer pressure.
    * relativo a un grupo = group-related.
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * rodear en grupo = swarm.
    * SDI por grupos = group SDI.
    * sentimiento de grupo = togetherness.
    * sesión de grupo = group session.
    * tarifa de grupo = group rate.
    * técnica de grupo nominal = nominal group technique.
    * terapia de grupo = group therapy.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.
    * * *
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group; ( de árboles) clump

    en grupo<salir/trabajar> in a group/in groups

    b) (Mús) tb

    grupo musical — group, band

    * * *
    = aggregate, bank, batch [batches, -pl.], body, class, cluster, clutch, congeries, grouping, pack, cohort, camp, set, group, gang, bunch, corps, band, class group, combine, constituent group, collective, ensemble, bevy, line-up, cluster, segment, pod, order, mob.

    Ex: The result of this is to provide a distinct class number for an aggregate of subjects which are adjacent in the UDC schedule order.

    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex: A KWIC index is based upon the 'keywords' in the titles of the batch of documents to be indexed.
    Ex: The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex: The following highlights are what this first class of Fellows recall of their time overseas.
    Ex: The local system is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of a single library or those of a library cluster.
    Ex: This approach does tend to lead to small clutches of periodicals on a given subject.
    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
    Ex: The notched cards, representing relevant documents, will drop off the needle and fall from the bulk of the pack.
    Ex: This article examines the views of librarians held by a number of faculty cohorts.
    Ex: This is a situation much debated between the two camps of those who would give everyone what he wants and those who would give each reader only the things of some constructive value.
    Ex: SELECT retrieves records containing the search term or terms you specify and stores them in sets.
    Ex: The groups continue, however, to keep alive their heritages through festivals and cultural activities.
    Ex: In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex: They are a very impatient bunch, however: knowing themselves what the technology can do, they can get a little short with obstructionists who raise non-technical objections.
    Ex: Quality abstracting services take pride in their corps of abstractors.
    Ex: In recent years a band of disciples has grown up in India, and has contributed to the revision and expansion of the schedules.
    Ex: If the panel members represent class groups, they must canvass for suggestions.
    Ex: 158 public organisations with very diverse computer machinery formed a combine to develop an application which would make the database available on the organisations' different computer systems. = 158 instituciones públicas con equipos informáticos muy diversos crearon un grupo para desarrollar una aplicación que hiciera que la base de datos estuviese disponible en sus diferentes sistemas informáticos.
    Ex: Different constituent groups tend to rate aspects of the library quite differently.
    Ex: These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    Ex: DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: Various other methods of obtaining clusters have been described, including the use of fuzzy sets, but these are beyond the scope of this book.
    Ex: No such constraints exist where online display is anticipated, since only one segment at a time is displayed.
    Ex: The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex: The taxonomic subclass of acari (mites and ticks) comprises tens of thousands of species, grouped in many families and several orders.
    Ex: In the afternoon quite a few of our mob decided that they would prefer to spend a bit of time lazing about in the water and soaking up a few rays.
    * admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * atacar en grupo = swarm.
    * camaradería de grupo = group ride.
    * cena de grupo = dinner party.
    * cena en grupo = group dinner, dinner party.
    * como grupo = collectively.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * debate de grupo = group discussion.
    * debate en grupo = group discussion.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * enano del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * en muchos grupos = in many quarters.
    * en muchos grupos de la población = in many quarters.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * entrevista en grupo = group interview.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formar un grupo = set up + group.
    * formar un grupo de presión = form + lobby.
    * G7 (Grupo de los Siete), el = G7 (Group of Seven), the.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * grupo activista = faction group.
    * grupo al Algo que va dirigido = target group.
    * grupo alimenticio = food group.
    * grupo asesor = advisory group.
    * Grupo Asesor sobre Redes (NAG) = Network Advisory Group (NAG).
    * grupo chantajista = extortion racket.
    * grupo cívico = civic group.
    * grupo consultivo = advisory group.
    * grupo coordinador = steering group.
    * grupo cultural = cultural group.
    * grupo de acción ciudadana = citizen action group, community action group.
    * grupo de amigos = clan of friends.
    * grupo de amigos y conocidos = social network.
    * grupo de apoyo = interest group, support group.
    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group, self-help group, self-help group.
    * grupo de cantantes femenino = girl band.
    * grupo de cantantes masculino = boy band.
    * grupo de ciudadanos desatentido = unserved, the.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * grupo de datos = data set [dataset].
    * grupo de debate = discussion group, focus group, discussion list, electronic forum, panel discussion, panel debate.
    * grupo de dirección = management.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * grupo de edad = age bracket, age group [age-group].
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * grupo de estanterías = stack, stack range.
    * grupo de estudio = study circle.
    * grupo de expertos = cadre, brains trust, group of experts, network, think tank.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.
    * grupo de gestión = management team.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo de intelectuales = intelligentsia.
    * grupo de interés = focus group, interest group.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * grupo de la oposición = opposition group.
    * grupo de los 20 = G-20.
    * grupo de los ocho, el = G8, the.
    * grupo del proyecto = project team.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * grupo de normalización = standards group.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * grupo de poder = power group.
    * grupo de presión = lobby group, pressure group, lobbyist.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * grupo de recursos = clump.
    * grupo de referencia = reference group.
    * grupo de representantes = focus group.
    * grupo de rock = rock group.
    * grupo de seguidores = fandom.
    * grupo de términos de búsqueda relacionados = search hedge, subject hedge.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * Grupo de Trabajo de Ingeniería de Internet (IETF) = Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la Asociaci = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * grupo de tres = threesome.
    * grupo de usuarios = user group, users' group, population served.
    * grupo de usuarios al que va dirigido = target user group.
    * grupo disidente = splinter group, splinter party.
    * grupo dominante = dominant group.
    * grupo eléctrico = power unit, electrical generator, power generator.
    * grupo electrógeno = electrical generator, power unit, power generator.
    * grupo especial = special interest group.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * grupo etario = age bracket.
    * grupo étnico = ethnic group, racial group, cultural group.
    * grupo experimental = experimental group.
    * grupo extremista = extremist group.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo influyente = force.
    * grupo instrumental = ensemble.
    * grupo integrante = constituent group.
    * grupo interdisciplinar = cross-functional team.
    * grupo intérprete = executant body.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * grupo marginal = disadvantaged community, marginalised group.
    * grupo mayoritario = majority group.
    * grupo mínimo relacionado = minimum zone cohort.
    * grupo minoritario = minority group.
    * grupo mixto = cross-functional team.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * grupo político = political group.
    * grupo principal de usuarios = primary user group.
    * grupo profesional = occupational group.
    * grupo racial = racial group.
    * grupo racista = hate group.
    * grupo referente = reference group.
    * grupo religioso = denominational body, religious group.
    * grupos = quarters.
    * grupo sanguíneo = blood group, blood type.
    * grupos de diez = tens of.
    * grupo según edad = age group [age-group].
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * grupo supervisor = steering group.
    * grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
    * grupo terrorista = terrorist group.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * obra para grupo instrumental = ensemble work.
    * pensamiento de grupo = groupthink.
    * perfil de grupo = group profile.
    * por grupos = in batches.
    * presión del grupo = peer pressure.
    * relativo a un grupo = group-related.
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * rodear en grupo = swarm.
    * SDI por grupos = group SDI.
    * sentimiento de grupo = togetherness.
    * sesión de grupo = group session.
    * tarifa de grupo = group rate.
    * técnica de grupo nominal = nominal group technique.
    * terapia de grupo = group therapy.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de personas) group; (de empresas, países) group; (de árboles) clump
    los grupos sociales marginados marginalized social groups
    un grupo de casas a group o cluster of houses
    se dividieron en grupos de (a) cuatro they split into groups of four
    en grupo ‹salir/trabajar› in a group/in groups
    2 ( Mús) tb
    grupo musical group, band
    3 ( Quím) group
    Compuestos:
    support group
    advisory group, think tank
    construction consortium
    control group
    consortium
    hotel chain
    grupo de interés or presión
    pressure group
    jazz group o band
    internet forum
    press consortium
    ( Pol) Group of Eight
    newsgroup
    working party
    user group
    generator
    grupo fónico/tónico
    phonic/tonic group
    target group
    ( frml); peer group
    parliamentary group
    blood group
    tener el grupo sanguíneo Rh or Rhesus positivo/negativo to be Rhesus positive/negative
    ¿qué grupo sanguíneo tiene? what blood group are you?
    tengo el grupo sanguíneo A/AB/B positivo/negativo I'm blood group A/AB/B positive/negative
    control group
    B ( Chi arg) (mentira) lie; (engaño) trick
    * * *

     

    grupo sustantivo masculino
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group;

    ( de árboles) clump;

    grupos sociales social groups;
    de grupo ‹terapia/trabajo group ( before n);
    en grupo ‹salir/trabajarin a group/in groups
    b) (Mús) tb


    grupo sustantivo masculino
    1 g roup: no queda sangre del groupo B+, there is no B+ blood left
    tiene mi grupo sanguíneo, he has the same blood group as I do
    grupo de trabajo, working party
    terapia de grupo, group therapy
    2 Mús group, band
    3 Elec grupo electrógeno, power generator o electric generating set
    ' grupo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparato
    - argot
    - beatería
    - cada
    - clase
    - comando
    - componente
    - conjunta
    - conjunto
    - contra
    - cuerpo
    - delirio
    - descolgarse
    - desfilar
    - dirigirse
    - disolver
    - disolverse
    - dispersar
    - dispersarse
    - ecologista
    - entrada
    - equipo
    - escolta
    - estamento
    - exclusión
    - figurar
    - fuerza
    - GEO
    - guerrilla
    - incorporarse
    - iniciar
    - jerga
    - junta
    - manifestarse
    - maquinaria
    - mayoría
    - minoritaria
    - minoritario
    - ninguna
    - ninguno
    - núcleo
    - nutrido-a
    - panel
    - paquete
    - patrulla
    - pertenencia
    - pesar
    - piña
    - readmitir
    - relevo
    English:
    address
    - army
    - back
    - band
    - bear down on
    - blood group
    - body
    - bracket
    - breakaway
    - bunch
    - camp
    - chain gang
    - class
    - cliquey
    - clump
    - cluster
    - collection
    - collective
    - combine
    - come under
    - commission
    - contra
    - crowd
    - demo
    - dense
    - drummer
    - dynamics
    - fervent
    - flagship
    - flock
    - foursome
    - fraternity
    - frenzied
    - gather
    - group
    - guard
    - heterogeneous
    - homogeneous
    - huddle
    - inbred
    - Ivy League
    - join
    - knot
    - lead
    - leadership
    - lobby
    - make up
    - manager
    - manageress
    - motley
    * * *
    grupo nm
    1. [conjunto] group;
    [de árboles] cluster;
    grupo (de empresas) (corporate) group;
    en grupo in a group;
    el grupo de cabeza [en carrera] the leading group
    Pol grupo de contacto contact group; Econ grupo de control control group; Informát grupo de discusión discussion group;
    grupo ecologista environmental group;
    grupo de edad age group;
    grupo empresarial (business) group o combine;
    grupo de estudio study group;
    Pol grupo mixto = independent MPs and MPs from minor parties in Spanish parliament; Informát grupo de noticias newsgroup;
    grupo parlamentario parliamentary group;
    Pol grupo de presión pressure group, lobby;
    grupo de riesgo group at risk;
    UE Grupo de Sabios Committee of Wise Men;
    grupo sanguíneo blood group;
    Informát grupo de usuarios user group
    2. [de músicos] group, band
    3. Tec unit, set
    Elec grupo electrógeno generator
    4. Quím group
    5. Ling grupo consonántico consonant cluster;
    grupo fónico phonic group;
    grupo nominal noun phrase;
    grupo de palabras word group;
    grupo vocálico vowel cluster
    * * *
    m group;
    en grupos in groups
    * * *
    grupo nm
    : group
    * * *
    grupo n group

    Spanish-English dictionary > grupo

  • 13 horizonte

    m.
    horizon.
    horizonte artificial artificial horizon
    * * *
    1 horizon
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=línea) horizon
    2) pl horizontes (=perspectivas)
    * * *
    a) ( línea) horizon
    b) horizontes masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)
    * * *
    = skyline, horizon.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
    ----
    * abrir horizontes = open out + horizons.
    * abrir nuevos horizontes = open + new realms, forge + new frontiers.
    * agrandar los horizontes = enlarge + horizons.
    * ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
    * ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
    * desaparecer en el horizonte cabalgando al atardecer = ride off + into the sunset.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * ensanchar horizontes = open out + horizons.
    * ensanchar los horizontes = broaden + perspective.
    * explorar nuevos horizontes = move on to + pastures new.
    * horizonte dibujado por los edificios = skyline.
    * horizonte dibujado por un edificio = roofline.
    * línea del horizonte = skyline.
    * nuevos horizontes = greener pastures, pastures new.
    * * *
    a) ( línea) horizon
    b) horizontes masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)
    * * *
    = skyline, horizon.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
    * abrir horizontes = open out + horizons.
    * abrir nuevos horizontes = open + new realms, forge + new frontiers.
    * agrandar los horizontes = enlarge + horizons.
    * ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
    * ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
    * desaparecer en el horizonte cabalgando al atardecer = ride off + into the sunset.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * ensanchar horizontes = open out + horizons.
    * ensanchar los horizontes = broaden + perspective.
    * explorar nuevos horizontes = move on to + pastures new.
    * horizonte dibujado por los edificios = skyline.
    * horizonte dibujado por un edificio = roofline.
    * línea del horizonte = skyline.
    * nuevos horizontes = greener pastures, pastures new.

    * * *
    1 (línea) horizon
    se quedó con los ojos perdidos en el horizonte he stood there staring into space
    2 horizontes mpl (perspectivas) horizons (pl)
    quiere abrirse nuevos horizontes he wants to broaden his horizons
    tiene unos horizontes muy estrechos/limitados she is very narrow-minded, she has very limited horizons
    * * *

    horizonte sustantivo masculino

    b)

    horizontes sustantivo masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)

    horizonte sustantivo masculino
    1 horizon
    2 (línea entre cielo y tierra) skyline
    ' horizonte' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escudriñar
    - fijar
    English:
    horizon
    - scan
    - skyline
    - perpendicular
    - sky
    * * *
    1. [línea] horizon;
    la barca se perdió por el horizonte the boat disappeared over the horizon
    horizonte artificial artificial horizon
    2. [perspectivas]
    un horizonte poco prometedor an unpromising outlook;
    este proyecto amplía nuestros horizontes this project represents a widening of our horizons;
    no hay perspectivas de mejora en el horizonte más cercano there is no prospect of improvement in the immediate future
    * * *
    m horizon
    * * *
    : horizon, skyline
    * * *
    horizonte n horizon

    Spanish-English dictionary > horizonte

  • 14 horizonte dibujado por los edificios

    (n.) = skyline
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    * * *
    (n.) = skyline

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > horizonte dibujado por los edificios

  • 15 línea del horizonte

    (n.) = skyline
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    * * *
    (n.) = skyline

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > línea del horizonte

  • 16 molino

    m.
    1 mill.
    molino de aceite olive oil mill
    2 grinder.
    * * *
    1 mill
    \
    molino de viento windmill
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [gen] mill; (=trituradora) grinder
    2) * (=persona) fidget
    * * *
    a) ( máquina - para el trigo) mill; (- para la carne) grinder (AmE), mincer (BrE)
    b) ( fábrica) mill
    * * *
    = windmill, mill.
    Ex. The user question used for the tests was for information on windmills, wind power utilisation and wind-powered generators.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    ----
    * luchar contra molinos = tilt against/at + windmills.
    * molino de agua = water mill.
    * molino de cemento = cement mill.
    * molino de harina = flour mill.
    * molino de viento = windmill.
    * represa de molino = millpond.
    * * *
    a) ( máquina - para el trigo) mill; (- para la carne) grinder (AmE), mincer (BrE)
    b) ( fábrica) mill
    * * *
    = windmill, mill.

    Ex: The user question used for the tests was for information on windmills, wind power utilisation and wind-powered generators.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    * luchar contra molinos = tilt against/at + windmills.
    * molino de agua = water mill.
    * molino de cemento = cement mill.
    * molino de harina = flour mill.
    * molino de viento = windmill.
    * represa de molino = millpond.

    * * *
    1 (máquinapara el trigo) mill; (— para la carne) mincer
    2 (fábrica) mill
    molino de papel paper mill
    Compuestos:
    waterwheel
    windmill
    luchar contra molinos de viento ( liter); to tilt at windmills ( liter)
    waterwheel
    * * *

     

    molino sustantivo masculino

    (— para la carne) grinder (AmE), mincer (BrE)
    b) ( fábrica) mill;


    molino de viento windmill;
    molino de papel paper mill
    molino sustantivo masculino mill
    ' molino' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aspa
    - rueda
    - muela
    - piedra
    - represa
    English:
    mill
    - millstone
    - sail
    - treadmill
    - windmill
    - water
    - wind
    * * *
    molino nm
    1. [aparato] mill
    molino de aceite olive oil mill;
    molino de agua water mill;
    molino de viento [para grano] windmill;
    [aerogenerador] wind turbine
    2. [fábrica] mill
    * * *
    m mill
    * * *
    molino nm
    1) : mill
    2)
    molino de viento : windmill
    * * *
    molino n mill

    Spanish-English dictionary > molino

  • 17 montón

    m.
    1 heap, pile, bunch, bunch of things.
    2 lot, great number, large number, bundle.
    * * *
    1 heap, pile
    \
    ser del montón to be nothing special, be one of the crowd
    * * *
    noun m.
    heap, pile
    * * *
    SM
    1) [gen] heap, pile; [de nieve] pile
    2) * (=mucho)

    un montón deloads of *, masses of *

    un montón de genteloads of people *, masses of people *

    a montones: ejemplos hay a montones — there is no shortage of examples

    * * *
    a) ( pila) pile
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)

    me gusta un montón — I'm crazy about her/it (colloq)

    * * *
    = congeries, heap, stack, wadge, pile, stash, slew.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. The raw material of white paper was undyed linen -- or in very early days hempen -- rags, which the paper-maker bought in bulk, sorted and washed, and then put by in a damp heap for four or five days to rot.
    Ex. Examination reveals positions on the cards where the light passes through all the cards in a stack.
    Ex. By meeting authors cold print takes on a human voice; wadges of paper covered with words turn into treasure troves full of interest.
    Ex. However, it would be a time consuming task for the student or researcher to sit down with piles of periodicals, frantically scanning contents lists to try to trace articles on his chosen topic.
    Ex. It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex. His work includes 47 novels, and slews of essays, plays, reviews, poems, histories, and public speeches.
    ----
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * costar un montón = cost + a bundle.
    * del montón = unimpressive, a dime a dozen.
    * desde hace un montón de tiempo = for yonks.
    * gastarse un montón de dinero = lash out (on), go to + town on.
    * hace un montón de tiempo = yonks.
    * montones = oodles, scores.
    * montones de = mountain(s) of, scores of, lashings of.
    * un montón = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montón de = a pile of, a stack of, a bundle of, a truckload of, a sackful of, a raft of.
    * un montón de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * valer un montón = cost + a bundle.
    * * *
    a) ( pila) pile
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)

    me gusta un montón — I'm crazy about her/it (colloq)

    * * *
    = congeries, heap, stack, wadge, pile, stash, slew.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: The raw material of white paper was undyed linen -- or in very early days hempen -- rags, which the paper-maker bought in bulk, sorted and washed, and then put by in a damp heap for four or five days to rot.
    Ex: Examination reveals positions on the cards where the light passes through all the cards in a stack.
    Ex: By meeting authors cold print takes on a human voice; wadges of paper covered with words turn into treasure troves full of interest.
    Ex: However, it would be a time consuming task for the student or researcher to sit down with piles of periodicals, frantically scanning contents lists to try to trace articles on his chosen topic.
    Ex: It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex: His work includes 47 novels, and slews of essays, plays, reviews, poems, histories, and public speeches.
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * costar un montón = cost + a bundle.
    * del montón = unimpressive, a dime a dozen.
    * desde hace un montón de tiempo = for yonks.
    * gastarse un montón de dinero = lash out (on), go to + town on.
    * hace un montón de tiempo = yonks.
    * montones = oodles, scores.
    * montones de = mountain(s) of, scores of, lashings of.
    * un montón = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montón de = a pile of, a stack of, a bundle of, a truckload of, a sackful of, a raft of.
    * un montón de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * valer un montón = cost + a bundle.

    * * *
    1 (pila) pile
    está en ese montón de libros it's in that pile o stack of books
    roba una carta del montón take a card from the pile
    el jardinero hacía montones con la hierba cortada the gardener was piling up the cut grass
    un montón de basura a trash heap
    es un escritor de los del montón he's not an outstanding o exceptional writer, he's rather a run-of-the-mill writer
    es una chica del montón she's (just) an ordinary girl
    2 ( fam)
    (gran cantidad): había un montón de gente there were loads o ( BrE) masses of people ( colloq)
    tiene montones de amigos she's got loads o ( BrE) masses of friends ( colloq)
    me duele un montón it hurts like hell ( colloq)
    me gusta un montón I'm crazy about her/it ( colloq)
    tiene discos a montones she's got heaps o stacks of records ( colloq)
    la gente los compra a montones people buy them by the barrelful o cartload
    * * *

     

    montón sustantivo masculino
    a) ( pila) pile;

    del montón (fam) ordinary, average

    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad):


    me gusta un montón I like her/him/it a lot
    montón sustantivo masculino
    1 (pila, taco) heap, pile: haz un montón con ellas, make a pile of them
    2 (gran cantidad) me duele un montón, it hurts a lot
    un montón de, a load of, lots of
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar del montón, nothing special, ordinary
    ' montón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alrededor
    - buena
    - bueno
    - cargamento
    - desparejada
    - desparejado
    - montaña
    - pila
    - potingue
    - bola
    - ropa
    - tambache
    English:
    accumulation
    - busywork
    - dozen
    - drift
    - freebie
    - heap
    - host
    - lash out
    - load
    - mass
    - mound
    - neat
    - ordinary
    - penny
    - pile
    - potted
    - pump
    - scrapheap
    - snowdrift
    - squash
    - stack
    - lot
    - middle
    - pack
    - wad
    - wood
    * * *
    1. [pila] heap, pile;
    roba dos cartas del montón take two cards from the pile;
    Fam
    del montón ordinary, run-of-the-mill
    2. Fam [cantidad]
    un montón de loads of;
    me gusta un montón I'm mad about him;
    me duele un montón it hurts like mad;
    pregúntale a él que sabe un montón de astronomía ask him, he knows loads about astronomy;
    a montones by the bucketload;
    tiene dinero a montones she's got loads of money, she's loaded;
    en verano vienen turistas a montones in summer the place is crawling with tourists
    * * *
    m pile, heap;
    ser del montón fig be average, not stand out;
    montones de fam piles of fam, loads of fam ;
    tiene coches a montones she has loads of cars;
    había gente a montones there were loads of people;
    me gusta un montón fam I’m crazy about him/her fam
    * * *
    montón nm, pl - tones
    1) : heap, pile
    2) fam : ton, load
    un montón de preguntas: a ton of questions
    montones de gente: loads of people
    * * *
    1. (pila) pile
    2. (cantidad) lots

    Spanish-English dictionary > montón

  • 18 mugriento

    adj.
    dirty, grimy, grubby, grungy.
    * * *
    1 grimy, filthy
    * * *
    ADJ (=sucio) dirty, filthy; (=grasiento) grimy, greasy
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo filthy
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], grimy [grimier -comp., grimiest -sup.], grubby, squalid, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].
    Ex. Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex. The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo filthy
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], grimy [grimier -comp., grimiest -sup.], grubby, squalid, mucky [muckier -comp., muckiest -sup.], dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.], dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].

    Ex: Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Bulrush prefers full or partial sun, wet conditions, and soil that is mucky or sandy.
    Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand.
    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.

    * * *
    filthy
    * * *

    mugriento
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    filthy
    mugriento,-a adjetivo filthy, mucky

    ' mugriento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mugrienta
    - roñoso
    English:
    dirty
    - filthy
    - grimy
    - mucky
    - grubby
    * * *
    mugriento, -a, Méx mugroso, -a adj
    filthy
    * * *
    adj filthy
    * * *
    mugriento, -ta adj
    : filthy

    Spanish-English dictionary > mugriento

  • 19 puro2

    2 = pure [pure -comp., purest -sup.], stark, unmixed, naked, raw, sheer [sheerer -comp., sheerest -sup.], stainless, chaste.
    Ex. The notation used in DC is pure, and numbers.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. But the next Oxford catalog, published in 1620, represented an unmixed finding catalog, consisting of one alphabetical listing of all the books in the library irrespective of their arrangement on the shelves.
    Ex. Everything in this book is set down without reference to context, or author's intention, or the naked facts and figures, or the difference between one kind of writing and reading and another.
    Ex. Vegetable fibres in their raw state contain the necessary strands of cellulose which can be converted into paper.
    Ex. The sheer bulk of the headings and the complexity of references structures is sufficient to confirm that a more systematic approach might prove fruitful.
    Ex. In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex. Believe it or not, you can be celibate without being chaste, and chaste without being celibate.
    ----
    * ciencias puras = pure sciences.
    * color puro = true colour.
    * notación pura = pure notation.
    * por pura curiosidad = just out of interest, (just) as a mater of interest.
    * por pura diversión = for kicks.
    * por puro entretenimiento = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * por puro placer = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * pura lana = pure wool.
    * pura lana virgen = pure new wool.
    * pura realidad = stark reality.
    * pura sangre = thoroughbred.
    * pura verdad, la = unvarnished truth, la, pure truth, the.
    * puro de corazón = pure of heart.
    * puro nervio = live wire.
    * puro y duro = unvarnished.

    Spanish-English dictionary > puro2

  • 20 sobrio

    adj.
    1 sober, dry, not drunk, sane.
    2 sober, frugal, moderate, restrained.
    * * *
    1 (estilo, color etc) sober, plain
    2 (persona) sober, moderate, restrained
    4 (comida) light
    \
    ser sobrio,-a en la bebida to drink in moderation
    * * *
    (f. - sobria)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no borracho) sober
    2) [color, estilo, decoración] sober
    3) (=moderado) frugal
    4) (=tranquilo) restrained
    * * *
    - bria adjetivo
    1) [SER]
    a) < persona> sober, restrained, moderate; < hábitos> frugal
    b) <decoración/estilo/color> sober
    2) [ESTAR] ( no borracho) sober
    * * *
    = sober, stark, staid, subdued, Spartan, sedate.
    Ex. 'No, not right now,' she said and left a pause 'Well, maybe,' upon more sober reflection.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. As many of the responding librarians pointed out, ' staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
    Ex. And then he added, with a subdued laugh: 'After all, we librarians are trained to do research for people!'.
    Ex. I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.
    Ex. His rebelliousness against family tradition and sedate good taste surfaced disturbingly in his account of bringing his mother's body home from Italy.
    * * *
    - bria adjetivo
    1) [SER]
    a) < persona> sober, restrained, moderate; < hábitos> frugal
    b) <decoración/estilo/color> sober
    2) [ESTAR] ( no borracho) sober
    * * *
    = sober, stark, staid, subdued, Spartan, sedate.

    Ex: 'No, not right now,' she said and left a pause 'Well, maybe,' upon more sober reflection.

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: As many of the responding librarians pointed out, ' staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
    Ex: And then he added, with a subdued laugh: 'After all, we librarians are trained to do research for people!'.
    Ex: I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.
    Ex: His rebelliousness against family tradition and sedate good taste surfaced disturbingly in his account of bringing his mother's body home from Italy.

    * * *
    A [ SER]
    1 ‹persona› sober, restrained, moderate; ‹hábitos› frugal
    era sobrio en la bebida he drank in moderation
    2 ‹decoración/estilo/color› sober, restrained, simple
    B [ ESTAR] (no borracho) sober
    * * *

    sobrio
    ◊ - bria adjetivo

    1 [SER]

    hábitos frugal
    b)decoración/estilo/color sober

    2 [ESTAR] ( no borracho) sober
    sobrio,-a adjetivo sober
    1 (algo o alguien moderado, sencillo y elegante a la vez) es una persona muy sobria vistiendo, he dresses very simply
    la casa tiene una decoración sobria, the house is decorated very plainly
    2 (alguien que no ha bebido alcohol) no he tomado ni una copa, estoy sobrio, I'm completely sober, I haven't touched a drop
    ' sobrio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    serena
    - sereno
    - sobria
    - despejado
    - parco
    English:
    restrained
    - sober
    - discreet
    - staid
    * * *
    sobrio, -a adj
    1. [moderado] restrained;
    [no excesivo] simple;
    es sobrio en el vestir he dresses simply
    2. [austero] [decoración, estilo] sober
    3. [no borracho] sober
    * * *
    adj
    1 sober
    3 ( moderado) restrained
    * * *
    sobrio, - bria adj
    : sober
    sobriamente adv
    * * *
    sobrio adj sober

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrio

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  • congeries — [kän′jə rēz΄, kän jir′ēz] n. pl. congeries [L < congerere: see CONGEST] a collection of things or parts massed together; heap; pile …   English World dictionary

  • Congeries — Con*ge ri*es, n. sing. & pl. [L., fr. congerere. See {Congest}.] A collection of particles or bodies into one mass; a heap; an aggregation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congeries — index agglomeration, assemblage, body (collection), entirety Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • congeries — noun (plural congeries) Etymology: Latin, from congerere Date: circa 1619 aggregation, collection …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congeries — /kon jear eez, kon jeuh reez/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a collection of items or parts in one mass; assemblage; aggregation; heap: From the airplane the town resembled a congeries of tiny boxes. [1610 20; < L: a heap, equiv. to conger (s …   Universalium

  • congeries — noun /ˈkɒnʤəriːz,kənˈʤɪəriːz,ˈkɑːnʤəriːz/ A collection or aggregation of disparate items. The world has seen the postal system developed from a congeries of independent and exclusive services into a well ordered union, of which all countries… …   Wiktionary

  • congeries — [kɒn dʒɪəri:z, ɪz] noun (plural same) a disorderly collection. Origin C16: from L. congeries heap, pile , from congerere heap up …   English new terms dictionary


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