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  • 721 a propósito

    adj.
    to the point, pertinent, to the purpose.
    adv.
    on purpose, by design, intentionally, by choice.
    intj.
    by the way, BTW, come to it, by the by.
    * * *
    (por cierto) by the way 2 (adrede) on purpose
    * * *
    2) on purpose, intentionally
    * * *
    = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly
    Ex. Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.
    Ex. For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex. Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex. In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex. It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex. Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex. I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex. Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex. That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex. Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex. Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex. In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
    * * *
    = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly

    Ex: Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.

    Ex: For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex: Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex: In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex: It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex: Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex: I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex: Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex: That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex: Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex: Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex: In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a propósito

  • 722 a prueba de conejos

    (adj.) = rabbit-proof
    Ex. He wrote an article with the title 'A rabbit-proof fence: benefits and problems of isolation in Western Australia'.
    * * *
    (adj.) = rabbit-proof

    Ex: He wrote an article with the title 'A rabbit-proof fence: benefits and problems of isolation in Western Australia'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a prueba de conejos

  • 723 a prueba de viento

    (adj.) = windproof
    Ex. Windproof and showerproof this body warmer combines cosiness with complete freedom of movement.
    * * *
    (adj.) = windproof

    Ex: Windproof and showerproof this body warmer combines cosiness with complete freedom of movement.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a prueba de viento

  • 724 a punta de pistola

    at gunpoint
    * * *
    Ex. With their worldwide history of forcing people at gunpoint to march to their orders, whether they want to or not, you can never be too sure with them.
    * * *

    Ex: With their worldwide history of forcing people at gunpoint to march to their orders, whether they want to or not, you can never be too sure with them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a punta de pistola

  • 725 a punto de

    = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from
    Ex. With healthy roots in the library field, optical disc technology is on the verge of exponential growth into broader markets.
    Ex. Each of us lives every minute of every day just a heartbeat away from death.
    * * *
    = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from

    Ex: With healthy roots in the library field, optical disc technology is on the verge of exponential growth into broader markets.

    Ex: Each of us lives every minute of every day just a heartbeat away from death.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a punto de

  • 726 a punto de irse a pique

    Ex. Marriage is on the rocks in Britain, with the proportion of unmarried people exceeding that of married people as more men and women opt to live together without constraints.
    * * *

    Ex: Marriage is on the rocks in Britain, with the proportion of unmarried people exceeding that of married people as more men and women opt to live together without constraints.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a punto de irse a pique

  • 727 a puñados

    adv.
    by the handful, by handfuls, in handfuls.
    * * *
    familiar galore
    * * *
    = by the sackful, by the handful
    Ex. Kolya transported the harvested cucumbers to the village store where the locals bought them by the sackful.
    Ex. On Crete the locals eat them by the handful and spit out the pits like watermelon seeds.
    * * *
    = by the sackful, by the handful

    Ex: Kolya transported the harvested cucumbers to the village store where the locals bought them by the sackful.

    Ex: On Crete the locals eat them by the handful and spit out the pits like watermelon seeds.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a puñados

  • 728 a quienquiera que

    Ex. Also unfortunately common is the lonely soul who visits interminably with whomever is on the desk -- and occasionally with other readers.
    * * *

    Ex: Also unfortunately common is the lonely soul who visits interminably with whomever is on the desk -- and occasionally with other readers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a quienquiera que

  • 729 a ras de

    (on a) level with
    * * *
    Ex. The text must be single-spaced and must be flush with the left margin.
    * * *

    Ex: The text must be single-spaced and must be flush with the left margin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ras de

  • 730 a reacción

    adj.
    jet-propelled.
    * * *
    Ex. A change made to AEROPLANES -- JET-ASSISTED TAKE-OFF would be automatically reflected in the 'see from' notes associated with AEROPLANES -- ASSISTED TAKEOFF.
    * * *

    Ex: A change made to AEROPLANES -- JET-ASSISTED TAKE-OFF would be automatically reflected in the 'see from' notes associated with AEROPLANES -- ASSISTED TAKEOFF.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a reacción

  • 731 a rebosar (de)

    (adj.) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity
    Ex. This week is looking to be quite a jam packed, event-filled, extravaganza!.
    Ex. If a class is filled to capacity, please contact the secretary and ask to be put on a waiting list.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a rebosar (de)

  • 732 a regañadientes

    adv.
    reluctantly, unwillingly, discontentedly, with reluctance.
    * * *
    reluctantly, grudgingly, unwillingly
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex. Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex. Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex: Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex: Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a regañadientes

  • 733 a reventar (de)

    (adj.) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity
    Ex. This week is looking to be quite a jam packed, event-filled, extravaganza!.
    Ex. If a class is filled to capacity, please contact the secretary and ask to be put on a waiting list.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a reventar (de)

  • 734 a tarifas especiales

    = at reduced rates, at preferential rates
    Ex. It was agreed to enable student members to join ALA divisions at reduced rates.
    Ex. Conference delegates can be assisted with their accommodation requirements at nearby hotels at preferential rates.
    * * *
    = at reduced rates, at preferential rates

    Ex: It was agreed to enable student members to join ALA divisions at reduced rates.

    Ex: Conference delegates can be assisted with their accommodation requirements at nearby hotels at preferential rates.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tarifas especiales

  • 735 a tenor de

    according to
    * * *
    = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of
    Ex. This is essentially the traditional enterprise of cataloguing theory, but it is explored in light of current standards and developments.
    Ex. In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
    Ex. In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    * * *
    = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of

    Ex: This is essentially the traditional enterprise of cataloguing theory, but it is explored in light of current standards and developments.

    Ex: In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
    Ex: In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.
    Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tenor de

  • 736 a ti

    = you, thee
    Ex. I am glad of the opportunity to discuss this subject for several reasons: firstly, I have been interested in it for some time and would like to share some of my thoughts with you.
    Ex. The fifth kind of relationship is that in which an entity is defined by one of its attributes; for example, in Lewis Carroll's poem, 'I'll tell thee everything I can: I saw an aged, aged man, a-sitting on a gate'.
    * * *
    = you, thee

    Ex: I am glad of the opportunity to discuss this subject for several reasons: firstly, I have been interested in it for some time and would like to share some of my thoughts with you.

    Ex: The fifth kind of relationship is that in which an entity is defined by one of its attributes; for example, in Lewis Carroll's poem, 'I'll tell thee everything I can: I saw an aged, aged man, a-sitting on a gate'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ti

  • 737 a tiempo parcial

    (adj.) = part-time
    Ex. One of the major recurrent problems with volunteer and part-time abstractors is maintaining deadlines; delays in some of the documents covered by the service are almost inevitable.
    * * *
    (adj.) = part-time

    Ex: One of the major recurrent problems with volunteer and part-time abstractors is maintaining deadlines; delays in some of the documents covered by the service are almost inevitable.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tiempo parcial

  • 738 a tiro

    adv.
    within shooting range, within range, within reach.
    * * *
    (de arma) within range 2 (a mano) within reach
    * * *
    * * *
    = within gunshot, within range
    Ex. In this way the fowler could work his way through the shallows to within gunshot of the fowl, so as to let fly with his rifle as they took off from the water.
    Ex. 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.
    * * *
    = within gunshot, within range

    Ex: In this way the fowler could work his way through the shallows to within gunshot of the fowl, so as to let fly with his rifle as they took off from the water.

    Ex: 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tiro

  • 739 a toda marcha

    at full speed
    * * *
    = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.

    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda marcha

  • 740 a toda mecha

    familiar at full pelt
    * * *
    *at full speed
    * * *
    = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.
    Ex. The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.

    Ex: The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda mecha

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