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  • 321 a lo largo de la ruta

    Ex. He reflected along the way on the conversation with the head of readers' services, and smiled when he concluded that Balzac's biorhythm chart must have been peaking at that very moment -- or so he hoped.
    * * *

    Ex: He reflected along the way on the conversation with the head of readers' services, and smiled when he concluded that Balzac's biorhythm chart must have been peaking at that very moment -- or so he hoped.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a lo largo de la ruta

  • 322 a mano

    adj.
    at hand, within reach.
    adv.
    1 by hand, manually.
    2 at hand, at close hand, on hand, near at hand.
    * * *
    (escrito) handwritten, by hand 2 (hecho) handmade, by hand 3 (lavado) by hand 4 (cerca) to hand, handy, near
    * * *
    = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach
    Ex. A screen is displayed which allows scanning of the bar-coded numbers or entry of the numbers by hand.
    Ex. Title indexes of this type could be generated manually, but they are particularly easy to produce with the aide of a computer.
    Ex. An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex. The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex. It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.
    Ex. Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.
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    = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach

    Ex: A screen is displayed which allows scanning of the bar-coded numbers or entry of the numbers by hand.

    Ex: Title indexes of this type could be generated manually, but they are particularly easy to produce with the aide of a computer.
    Ex: An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex: The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex: It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.
    Ex: Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mano

  • 323 a mata caballo

    (adj.) = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter
    Ex. Unfortunately, the basic problem was to get the file cleaned up in a hurry, and nobody was particularly concerned with research.
    Ex. Capital funding usually took the form of end-of-year 'windfalls' needing to be spent in hectic haste necessitating hurried decision making.
    Ex. And he added hurriedly: 'I felt I could work with her though'.
    Ex. The larger issues of higher education provide a context for redefining the helter-skelter relationship of teaching and research.
    * * *
    (adj.) = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter

    Ex: Unfortunately, the basic problem was to get the file cleaned up in a hurry, and nobody was particularly concerned with research.

    Ex: Capital funding usually took the form of end-of-year 'windfalls' needing to be spent in hectic haste necessitating hurried decision making.
    Ex: And he added hurriedly: 'I felt I could work with her though'.
    Ex: The larger issues of higher education provide a context for redefining the helter-skelter relationship of teaching and research.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mata caballo

  • 324 a mediados de

    halfway through
    lo quiero para mediados de semana I need it mid-week, I'd like it sometime in the middle of the week
    * * *
    Ex. Today, with its population of almost 80,000, Wexler bears little resemblance to the roaring lumber center it became in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
    * * *

    Ex: Today, with its population of almost 80,000, Wexler bears little resemblance to the roaring lumber center it became in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mediados de

  • 325 a medida

    adj.
    custom-made, tailored, tailor-made.
    * * *
    (adj.) = custom, bespoke
    Ex. Theory covered in the workshop will be firmly grounded in practice so that participants leave with a strong sense of where to begin in setting up a custom digital imaging operation.
    Ex. The software package 'MULTITRIEVE 2' was developed as a means of producing bespoke information retrieval systems.
    * * *
    (adj.) = custom, bespoke

    Ex: Theory covered in the workshop will be firmly grounded in practice so that participants leave with a strong sense of where to begin in setting up a custom digital imaging operation.

    Ex: The software package 'MULTITRIEVE 2' was developed as a means of producing bespoke information retrieval systems.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medida

  • 326 a medida que + avanzar + el año

    (v.) = as the year + wear on
    Ex. He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.
    * * *
    (v.) = as the year + wear on

    Ex: He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medida que + avanzar + el año

  • 327 a medida que + pasar + el año

    (v.) = as the year + wear on
    Ex. He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.
    * * *
    (v.) = as the year + wear on

    Ex: He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medida que + pasar + el año

  • 328 a medida que + transcurrir + el año

    (v.) = as the year + wear on
    Ex. He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.
    * * *
    (v.) = as the year + wear on

    Ex: He began his last year well enough, but as the year wore on and graduation day loomed up he became less interested than usual in anything to do with school.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medida que + transcurrir + el año

  • 329 a medio hacer

    half-done, half-finished
    * * *
    (adj.) = halfway done, half done
    Ex. When the pasta is halfway done, return the skillet with the sauce to a medium heat, adding the oregano, capers and olives.
    Ex. Five years after they took control of war-ravaged Afghanistan, reconstruction remains a job half done.
    * * *
    (adj.) = halfway done, half done

    Ex: When the pasta is halfway done, return the skillet with the sauce to a medium heat, adding the oregano, capers and olives.

    Ex: Five years after they took control of war-ravaged Afghanistan, reconstruction remains a job half done.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medio hacer

  • 330 a medio plazo

    (adj.) = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm]
    Ex. One of the recommendations made by the group was to identify medium-term (five years) and longer-term needs for expanding the existing system.
    Ex. The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) is another volunteer organization; it meets regularly to discuss operational and near-term technical problems of the Internet.
    Ex. CD-ROM may be a transient technology being overtaken by multimedia and improved online services but in the medium term its applications will increase.
    Ex. A reduction of approximately 40% is to be expected in the mid-term.
    Ex. The mid-term weight loss is similar with both techniques.
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    (adj.) = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm]

    Ex: One of the recommendations made by the group was to identify medium-term (five years) and longer-term needs for expanding the existing system.

    Ex: The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) is another volunteer organization; it meets regularly to discuss operational and near-term technical problems of the Internet.
    Ex: CD-ROM may be a transient technology being overtaken by multimedia and improved online services but in the medium term its applications will increase.
    Ex: A reduction of approximately 40% is to be expected in the mid-term.
    Ex: The mid-term weight loss is similar with both techniques.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medio plazo

  • 331 a mogollón

    = aplenty [a-plenty]
    Ex. The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.
    * * *
    = aplenty [a-plenty]

    Ex: The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mogollón

  • 332 a montón

    adv.
    in bulk, wholesale.
    * * *
    = aplenty [a-plenty]
    Ex. The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.
    * * *
    = aplenty [a-plenty]

    Ex: The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a montón

  • 333 a muchos niveles

    (adj.) = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA]
    Ex. Overall, he provides a low-keyed, lucid account that, with its many-leveled approach, does more than justice to the complex themes it studies.
    * * *
    (adj.) = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA]

    Ex: Overall, he provides a low-keyed, lucid account that, with its many-leveled approach, does more than justice to the complex themes it studies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a muchos niveles

  • 334 a nivel multicultural

    = multi-culturally [multiculturally]
    Ex. My advice to young scientists: be a pest -- ask questions and don't be satisfied with all answers; have the heart of a lion; have the patience of Job; be multi-culturally competent; and the only correct route to success is your own.
    * * *
    = multi-culturally [multiculturally]

    Ex: My advice to young scientists: be a pest -- ask questions and don't be satisfied with all answers; have the heart of a lion; have the patience of Job; be multi-culturally competent; and the only correct route to success is your own.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a nivel multicultural

  • 335 a nombre de

    in the name of
    * * *
    Ex. To register send the form together with an international bank transfer, bank cheque o bank draft, payable to University Library V.U.B., Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 BRUSSEL, Belgium.
    * * *

    Ex: To register send the form together with an international bank transfer, bank cheque o bank draft, payable to University Library V.U.B., Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 BRUSSEL, Belgium.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a nombre de

  • 336 a orillas de un lago

    = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside
    Ex. Nestled among the majestic white pines in central Wisconsin are 17 lakeside cabins located on a secluded spot on beautiful Castle Rock Lake.
    Ex. This 21-acre lakefront park features a beach with a gradual slope and sandy bottom.
    Ex. He stood in a group of others like him by the lakeside and waited until the morning.
    * * *
    = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside

    Ex: Nestled among the majestic white pines in central Wisconsin are 17 lakeside cabins located on a secluded spot on beautiful Castle Rock Lake.

    Ex: This 21-acre lakefront park features a beach with a gradual slope and sandy bottom.
    Ex: He stood in a group of others like him by the lakeside and waited until the morning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a orillas de un lago

  • 337 a orillas del río

    Ex. With its riverfront orientation and steps leading down to the esplanade, the library evokes a Greek devotional temple.
    * * *

    Ex: With its riverfront orientation and steps leading down to the esplanade, the library evokes a Greek devotional temple.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a orillas del río

  • 338 a partir de esto

    = on this basis, on that basis
    Ex. On this basis innovative programmes would provide graduates with in-demand skills to complement the currently dominant model of technology-driven programmes.
    Ex. On that basis, consistency rose significantly, with 81% agreement among the three indexers = Como consecuencia, la coincidencia aumentó significativamente, obteniéndose una coincidencia del 81% entre los tres indizadores.
    * * *
    = on this basis, on that basis

    Ex: On this basis innovative programmes would provide graduates with in-demand skills to complement the currently dominant model of technology-driven programmes.

    Ex: On that basis, consistency rose significantly, with 81% agreement among the three indexers = Como consecuencia, la coincidencia aumentó significativamente, obteniéndose una coincidencia del 81% entre los tres indizadores.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a partir de esto

  • 339 a perpetuidad

    adv.
    to perpetuity, in perpetuity.
    * * *
    for ever and ever
    * * *
    Ex. Image degradation is no longer a threat and the original can be reproduced in perpetuity with no loss of image quality.
    * * *

    Ex: Image degradation is no longer a threat and the original can be reproduced in perpetuity with no loss of image quality.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a perpetuidad

  • 340 a pesar de (que)

    = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex. In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex. Notwithstanding these activities, the printed word remains an essential vehicle for transmitting information to both specialized and general audiences.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a pesar de (que)

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