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darkling

  • 1 bien demarcado

    adj.
    sharply-defined, particularized, clear-cut.
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    (adj.) = hard-edged
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    * * *
    (adj.) = hard-edged

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien demarcado

  • 2 caer en

    v.
    1 to fall in, to fall into, to drop into.
    María cayó en el hueco Mary fell into the hole.
    Ricardo cayó en el error Richard incurred in the error.
    Ese acto cae en subversión That act falls into subversion.
    2 to fall into, to incur in.
    Ricardo cayó en el error Richard incurred in the error.
    3 to fall on.
    Silvia cayó en el colchón Silvia fell on the mattress.
    4 to fall into, to be classified into.
    Ese acto cae en subversión That act falls into subversion.
    * * *
    (v.) = run + foul of, lapse into, slip into, slide into
    Ex. Although Limburg's attempt to cover such a wide range of issues is commendable, he runs foul of the dangers of simplistic diatribe and superficiality.
    Ex. Although he occasionally lapses into a sort of clotted prose, his book is a valuable study of McLuhan's cultural and geographical context.
    Ex. If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    * * *
    (v.) = run + foul of, lapse into, slip into, slide into

    Ex: Although Limburg's attempt to cover such a wide range of issues is commendable, he runs foul of the dangers of simplistic diatribe and superficiality.

    Ex: Although he occasionally lapses into a sort of clotted prose, his book is a valuable study of McLuhan's cultural and geographical context.
    Ex: If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caer en

  • 3 el más allá

    the beyond
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    the beyond, the great beyond
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    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of hereafter.
    * * *

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of hereafter.

    Spanish-English dictionary > el más allá

  • 4 inevitablemente

    adv.
    inevitably.
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    1 inevitably
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    ADV inevitably, unavoidably
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    = ineluctably, inevitably, perforce, unavoidably, willy-nilly.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex. Statistical categories are perforce crude tools for the evaluation of quality.
    Ex. Development was unavoidably slow during these 5 years because of the need for reconstruction after the war, but basic principles and guidelines for the future were formulated.
    Ex. But to make the distinction in this simplistic fashion is misleading because it suggests that books are willy-nilly of one of these two kinds only, each possessing intrinsic, absolute qualities which inevitably affect readers in one way or the other.
    * * *
    = ineluctably, inevitably, perforce, unavoidably, willy-nilly.

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

    Ex: Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex: Statistical categories are perforce crude tools for the evaluation of quality.
    Ex: Development was unavoidably slow during these 5 years because of the need for reconstruction after the war, but basic principles and guidelines for the future were formulated.
    Ex: But to make the distinction in this simplistic fashion is misleading because it suggests that books are willy-nilly of one of these two kinds only, each possessing intrinsic, absolute qualities which inevitably affect readers in one way or the other.

    * * *
    inevitably, unavoidably
    * * *
    inevitably

    Spanish-English dictionary > inevitablemente

  • 5 misterioso

    adj.
    mysterious, hidden, secret, puzzling.
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    1 mysterious
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    (f. - misteriosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo mysterious
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    = arcane, darkling, mysterious, unexplainable, uncanny, shadowy, unaccountable, intriguing.
    Ex. It is the breadth, not the depth, of librarians' knowledge that enables them quickly to provide a productive context for even the most apparently arcane questions.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. By virtue of standing an easy first among the libraries of the region -- first in size of collection, first in financial support, and first in that mysterious quality known as 'excellence' -- Dorado was asked to assume the role.
    Ex. In Study 1 users performed significantly faster and made fewer errors with structured abstracts but there were some unexplainable practice effects.
    Ex. Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex. However, in spite of Seymour's very significant role in Dickens's life, he remains something of a shadowy figure and no book has ever been written about him.
    Ex. You read him to the end with a ravenous appetite and rise from the feast with an unaccountable sense of emptiness.
    Ex. Graphic displays are an intriguing step towards a multi-dimensional pictorial map of the subject areas covered by a thesaurus.
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    * de manera misteriosa = eerily.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo mysterious
    * * *
    = arcane, darkling, mysterious, unexplainable, uncanny, shadowy, unaccountable, intriguing.

    Ex: It is the breadth, not the depth, of librarians' knowledge that enables them quickly to provide a productive context for even the most apparently arcane questions.

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex: By virtue of standing an easy first among the libraries of the region -- first in size of collection, first in financial support, and first in that mysterious quality known as 'excellence' -- Dorado was asked to assume the role.
    Ex: In Study 1 users performed significantly faster and made fewer errors with structured abstracts but there were some unexplainable practice effects.
    Ex: Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex: However, in spite of Seymour's very significant role in Dickens's life, he remains something of a shadowy figure and no book has ever been written about him.
    Ex: You read him to the end with a ravenous appetite and rise from the feast with an unaccountable sense of emptiness.
    Ex: Graphic displays are an intriguing step towards a multi-dimensional pictorial map of the subject areas covered by a thesaurus.
    * de manera misteriosa = eerily.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.

    * * *
    mysterious
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    misterioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    mysterious
    misterioso,-a adjetivo mysterious

    ' misterioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    misteriosa
    - oculto
    English:
    cryptic
    - disclose
    - hiatus
    - mysterious
    - puzzling
    - shadowy
    - uncanny
    - weird
    * * *
    misterioso, -a adj
    mysterious
    * * *
    adj mysterious
    * * *
    misterioso, -sa adj
    : mysterious
    * * *
    misterioso adj mysterious

    Spanish-English dictionary > misterioso

  • 6 oscuro

    adj.
    1 dark, obscure, dim, darkish.
    2 sullen, dark.
    3 brunette, brunet, black-a-vised, dark.
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    1→ link=obscuro obscuro
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    (f. - oscura)
    adj.
    1) dark
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    ADJ
    1) (=sin luz) dark

    ¡qué casa tan oscura! — what a dark house!

    2) [color, cielo, día] dark
    3) [texto, explicación] obscure
    4) (=sospechoso)

    oscuras intenciones — dubious intentions, sinister intentions

    5) (=incierto) [porvenir, futuro] uncertain
    6) (=poco conocido) obscure
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    - ra adjetivo
    1)
    a) <calle/habitación> dark
    b) <color/ojos/pelo> dark
    2)
    a) < intenciones> dark; < asunto> dubious
    b) ( poco claro) <significado/asunto> obscure
    c) ( poco conocido) <escritor/orígenes> obscure
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    = black [blacker -comp., blackest -sup.], dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], darkling, dim [dimmer -comp., dimmest -sup.], obscure, murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], dusky.
    Ex. Thoughts of this sort kept running about like clockwork mice in his head, while the murmur of chatter filled the room and outside dusk had yielded to black night.
    Ex. Input fields for passwords be dark to prevent other close the terminal from seeing, and perhaps copying the input.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. The genesis of this brave new world of solid state logic, in which bibliographic data are reduced to phantasmagoria on the faces of cathode-ray tubes (CRT), extends at most only three-quarters of a decade into the dim past.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex. The film centers on a non-white secretary who believes that her dusky kin and non-Nordic features prevent her boss from returning her affections.
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    * azul oscuro = deep blue.
    * callejón oscuro = dark alley.
    * claroscuro = light-and-shade.
    * cuarto oscuro de fotografía = photographic darkroom.
    * de color verde oscuro = bottle green.
    * dejar a oscuras = cut out + light.
    * de pelo oscuro = dark-haired.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * marrón oscuro = dark brown.
    * oscuro como boca de lobo = pitch-black, pitch-dark.
    * traje oscuro de rayas = pinstripe(d) suit.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * volverse oscuro = turn + dark.
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    - ra adjetivo
    1)
    a) <calle/habitación> dark
    b) <color/ojos/pelo> dark
    2)
    a) < intenciones> dark; < asunto> dubious
    b) ( poco claro) <significado/asunto> obscure
    c) ( poco conocido) <escritor/orígenes> obscure
    * * *
    = black [blacker -comp., blackest -sup.], dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], darkling, dim [dimmer -comp., dimmest -sup.], obscure, murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], dusky.

    Ex: Thoughts of this sort kept running about like clockwork mice in his head, while the murmur of chatter filled the room and outside dusk had yielded to black night.

    Ex: Input fields for passwords be dark to prevent other close the terminal from seeing, and perhaps copying the input.
    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex: The genesis of this brave new world of solid state logic, in which bibliographic data are reduced to phantasmagoria on the faces of cathode-ray tubes (CRT), extends at most only three-quarters of a decade into the dim past.
    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex: The film centers on a non-white secretary who believes that her dusky kin and non-Nordic features prevent her boss from returning her affections.
    * azul oscuro = deep blue.
    * callejón oscuro = dark alley.
    * claroscuro = light-and-shade.
    * cuarto oscuro de fotografía = photographic darkroom.
    * de color verde oscuro = bottle green.
    * dejar a oscuras = cut out + light.
    * de pelo oscuro = dark-haired.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * marrón oscuro = dark brown.
    * oscuro como boca de lobo = pitch-black, pitch-dark.
    * traje oscuro de rayas = pinstripe(d) suit.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * volverse oscuro = turn + dark.

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    oscuro -ra
    A
    1 ‹calle/habitación› dark
    son las cuatro de la tarde y ya está oscuro it's only four o'clock and it's dark already
    la oscura y triste celda the gloomy cell
    un cuartucho oscuro a dim little room
    cuarto2 (↑ cuarto (2))
    2 ‹color/tono/ropa› dark; ‹ojos/pelo/piel› dark
    vestía de oscuro she was wearing dark clothes
    B
    1 (sospechoso, turbio) ‹intenciones› dark; ‹asunto› dubious
    su oscuro pasado her murky past
    aún quedan puntos oscuros sobre su desaparición there are still some unanswered questions o some things that seem suspicious regarding his disappearance
    2 (poco claro) ‹significado/asunto› obscure
    3 (poco conocido) ‹escritor/orígenes› obscure
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    oscuro
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    1
    a)calle/habitación dark;


    b)color/ojos/pelo dark;


    2
    a) ( dudoso) ‹ intenciones dark;

    asunto dubious
    b) ( poco claro) ‹significado/asunto obscure

    c) ( poco conocido) ‹escritor/orígenes obscure

    oscuro,-a adjetivo
    1 (el día, un color) dark: siempre viste de oscuro, she always wears dark clothing
    una oscura mañana de invierno, a dark winter morning
    2 (un asunto, una idea) obscure
    3 (sospechoso, turbio) shady, suspect: hay algo oscuro en su pasado, there's a shady element in his past
    4 (el porvenir) uncertain
    ' oscuro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    negra
    - negro
    - oscura
    - parda
    - pardo
    - pasada
    - pasado
    - sórdida
    - sórdido
    - tenebrosa
    - tenebroso
    - color
    - ennegrecer
    - marrón
    - moreno
    - morocho
    - obscuro
    - prieto
    English:
    assailant
    - black
    - dark
    - darken
    - darkroom
    - deep
    - dim
    - dusky
    - gloomy
    - gun down
    - joke
    - murky
    - obscure
    - shadowy
    - still
    - pin
    - pitch-black
    - time
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    oscuro, -a, obscuro, -a adj
    1. [sin luz] dark;
    nos quedamos a oscuras we were left in darkness o in the dark;
    Fig
    en este tema estoy a oscuras I'm ignorant about this subject;
    ¡qué oscura está esta habitación! this room is very dark!;
    una casa oscura y lúgubre a dark and gloomy house
    2. [nublado] overcast;
    se quedó una tarde oscura the afternoon turned out overcast
    3. [color, traje, piel, pelo] dark
    4. [poco claro] obscure, unclear;
    palabras de oscuro sentido words whose meaning is unclear
    5. [incierto] uncertain, unclear;
    tiene un origen oscuro it's of uncertain origin
    6. [intenciones, asunto] shady
    7. [porvenir, futuro] gloomy
    8. [de poca relevancia] obscure, minor;
    un oscuro funcionario a minor official
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    adj
    1 dark;
    a oscuras in the dark
    2 fig
    obscure
    * * *
    oscuro, -ra adj
    1) : dark
    2) : obscure
    3)
    a oscuras : in the dark, in darkness
    * * *
    oscuro adj
    1. (en general) dark
    2. (poco conocido) obscure

    Spanish-English dictionary > oscuro

  • 7 pasar poco a poco

    (v.) = slide into
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    * * *
    (v.) = slide into

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pasar poco a poco

  • 8 a oscuras

    adv.
    in the dark, darkling.
    * * *
    in the dark

    Spanish-English dictionary > a oscuras

  • 9 a oscuras

    • darkling
    • in the course of time
    • in the darkness

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > a oscuras

См. также в других словарях:

  • Darkling — Dark ling (d[aum]rk l[i^]ng), adv. [Dark + the adverbial suffix ling.] In the dark. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] So, out went the candle, and we were left darkling. Shak. [1913 Webster] As the wakeful bird Sings darkling. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Darkling — Dark ling, p. pr. & a. 1. Becoming dark or gloomy; frowing. [1913 Webster] His honest brows darkling as he looked towards me. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. Dark; gloomy. The darkling precipice. Moore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darkling — in the dark, mid 15c., from DARK (Cf. dark) + now obsolete adverbial ending ling. But having nothing to do with the participial ing it does not mean growing dark &c.; from the mistaken notion that it is a participle spring both the misuse of the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • darkling — [därk′liŋ] adv. [ME derkeling: see DARK & LING2] Old Poet. in the dark adj. Old Poet. 1. in or happening in darkness 2. dark, dim, or obscure …   English World dictionary

  • Darkling — For the beetle, see Darkling beetle. For the comic book character, see Asylum (comics). For an Ing possessed creature, see Infobox Star Trek episode name = The Darkling Lord Byron, Gandhi, and Neelix series = VOY ep num = 60 prod num = 161 date …   Wikipedia

  • darkling — 1. noun a) darkness b) a creature that lives in the dark 2. adjective a) dark; darkening And we are here as on a dar …   Wiktionary

  • darkling — /ˈdaklɪŋ/ (say dahkling) Poetic –adverb 1. in the dark. –adjective 2. being or occurring in the dark; dark; obscure: *The bush on either side of the road was a darkling mass, shadows chasing in front of them across the gravel. –dorothy hewett,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • darkling — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English derkelyng, from derk dark + lyng ling Date: 15th century in the dark II. adjective Date: 1718 1. dark 2. done or taking place in the dark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • darkling — /dahrk ling/, adv. 1. in the dark. adj. 2. growing dark. 3. being or occurring in the dark; dark; obscure. 4. vaguely threatening or menacing. [1400 50; late ME derkeling. See DARK, LING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • darkling — dark·ling || dɑːklɪŋ adj. becoming dark; occurring in the dark; obscure adv. in the darkv. grow dark or gloomy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • darkling — adjective literary relating to growing darkness …   English new terms dictionary

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