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  • 961 sobrecarga

    f.
    1 excess weight (exceso de carga).
    2 overload.
    3 surcharge, overcharge, overload, overburden.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: sobrecargar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: sobrecargar.
    * * *
    1 overload
    2 figurado additional burden, further worry
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=peso excesivo) (lit) overload; (fig) extra burden
    2) (Com) surcharge
    3) (Correos) overprint, overprinting
    4) (=cuerda) rope
    * * *
    a) ( en vehículo) excess load o weight
    b) (de circuito, motor) overload; ( de batería) overcharging
    * * *
    Ex. Overload occurs when individuals cannot feasibly meet the demands made upon them.
    ----
    * síndrome de la sobrecarga de información = information fatigue syndrome.
    * sobrecarga de información = information overload.
    * * *
    a) ( en vehículo) excess load o weight
    b) (de circuito, motor) overload; ( de batería) overcharging
    * * *

    Ex: Overload occurs when individuals cannot feasibly meet the demands made upon them.

    * síndrome de la sobrecarga de información = information fatigue syndrome.
    * sobrecarga de información = information overload.

    * * *
    1 (en un vehículo) excess load o weight
    2 (de un circuito, motor) overload; (de una batería) overcharging
    * * *

    Del verbo sobrecargar: ( conjugate sobrecargar)

    sobrecarga es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    sobrecarga    
    sobrecargar
    sobrecarga sustantivo femenino
    a) ( en vehículo) excess load o weight

    b) (de circuito, motor) overload;

    ( de batería) overcharging
    sobrecargar ( conjugate sobrecargar) verbo transitivo
    a)vehículo/animal to overload

    b)circuito/motor to overload;

    batería to overcharge
    c) persona› sobrecarga a algn DE algo ‹de trabajo/responsabilidad› to overburden sb with sth

    sobrecarga sustantivo femenino overload: tenemos sobrecarga de trabajo, we are overloaded with work
    sobrecargar verbo transitivo to overload
    ' sobrecarga' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estresada
    - estresado
    English:
    overload
    * * *
    1. [exceso de carga] excess load
    2. [saturación] overload;
    sobrecarga de trabajo excessive workload;
    sobrecarga muscular muscle strain;
    por sobrecarga en las líneas le rogamos marque dentro de unos minutos all our lines are busy at the moment, please try again later
    3. [eléctrica] surge
    * * *
    f overloading

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrecarga

  • 962 sobrecargado

    ADJ
    1) [de peso] overloaded
    2) [de trabajo] overloaded, overburdened

    estar sobrecargado de algo — to be overloaded with sth, be overburdened with sth

    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < vehículo> overloaded
    b) < circuito> overloaded
    c) < persona>

    sobrecargado DE algo< de trabajo> overburdened with work; < de deudas> weighed down with debts

    * * *
    = overburdened, overloaded.
    Ex. The net result is a heavily overburdened cross-reference structure.
    Ex. He dismissed the image of overloaded libraries collapsing under the weight of a surfeit of paper as 'mythology'.
    ----
    * estar sobrecargado de = be snowed under with.
    * sobrecargado de trabajo = overworked.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < vehículo> overloaded
    b) < circuito> overloaded
    c) < persona>

    sobrecargado DE algo< de trabajo> overburdened with work; < de deudas> weighed down with debts

    * * *
    = overburdened, overloaded.

    Ex: The net result is a heavily overburdened cross-reference structure.

    Ex: He dismissed the image of overloaded libraries collapsing under the weight of a surfeit of paper as 'mythology'.
    * estar sobrecargado de = be snowed under with.
    * sobrecargado de trabajo = overworked.

    * * *
    1 ‹vehículo› overloaded
    2 ‹circuito› overloaded
    3 ‹persona› sobrecargado DE algo:
    anda sobrecargado de trabajo she's overburdened with work, she's up to her eyes in work ( colloq), she's snowed under with work ( colloq)
    estamos sobrecargados de deudas we're weighed down with debts
    * * *

    Del verbo sobrecargar: ( conjugate sobrecargar)

    sobrecargado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    sobrecargado    
    sobrecargar
    sobrecargar ( conjugate sobrecargar) verbo transitivo
    a)vehículo/animal to overload

    b)circuito/motor to overload;

    batería to overcharge
    c) persona› sobrecargado a algn DE algo ‹de trabajo/responsabilidad› to overburden sb with sth

    sobrecargado,-a adjetivo overloaded
    sobrecargar verbo transitivo to overload
    ' sobrecargado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sobrecargada
    English:
    top-heavy
    * * *
    sobrecargado, -a adj
    1. [con peso] overloaded;
    estar sobrecargado de trabajo to be overburdened with work, to have an excessive workload
    2. [con decoración] overdone

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrecargado

  • 963 sobrepeso

    m.
    1 excess weight.
    2 overweight.
    3 overload, excess load, excessive load.
    * * *
    1 overload, excess weight
    2 (de persona) excess weight
    * * *
    SM [de paquete, persona] excess weight; [de camión] extra load
    * * *
    a) (AmL) ( exceso - de equipaje) excess (baggage); (- de carga) excess load o weight
    b) (Chi, Méx) ( de persona)
    * * *
    Ex. The author suggests that university libraries can put their unmanageably overweight serials budget on a sensible diet by limiting new subscriptions.
    * * *
    a) (AmL) ( exceso - de equipaje) excess (baggage); (- de carga) excess load o weight
    b) (Chi, Méx) ( de persona)
    * * *

    Ex: The author suggests that university libraries can put their unmanageably overweight serials budget on a sensible diet by limiting new subscriptions.

    * * *
    1 ( AmL) (excesode equipaje) excess, excess baggage; (— de carga) excess load o weight
    2
    (Chi, Méx) (de una persona): tiene un sobrepeso de 7 kilos he's seven kilos overweight
    * * *

    sobrepeso sustantivo masculino (AmL) ( excesode equipaje) excess (baggage);
    (— de carga) excess load o weight
    sobrepeso sustantivo masculino
    1 (exceso de carga) overload, excess weight
    2 (de una persona) tengo algo de sobrepeso, I'm a bit overweight
    ' sobrepeso' also found in these entries:
    English:
    over
    * * *
    excess weight;
    tener sobrepeso, Am [m5] estar con sobrepeso to be overweight;
    tuve que pagar por sobrepeso de equipaje I had to pay for excess baggage
    * * *
    m excess weight
    * * *
    1) : excess weight
    2) : overweight, obesity

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrepeso

  • 964 sofisticado

    adj.
    1 sophisticated, high-end, complex.
    2 sophisticated, fancy, lacking naiveté, worldly-wise.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: sofisticar.
    * * *
    1→ link=sofisticar sofisticar
    1 sophisticated
    * * *
    (f. - sofisticada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona, gesto] sophisticated
    2) (=afectado) pey affected
    * * *
    - da adjetivo sophisticated
    * * *
    = glamorous, sophisticated, slick, glorified, stylish, licked, sophisticate, glam.
    Nota: Abreviatura de glamorous.
    Ex. Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.
    Ex. Effective retrieval from natural language indexed data bases requires sophisticated search software.
    Ex. Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    Ex. Some visual display units are no more than glorified television sets.
    Ex. A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex. Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex. No doubt to some sophisticates in the profession much of this will read like the re-invention of the wheel, or at least no more than applied common-sense.
    Ex. Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    ----
    * de forma sofisticada = sophisticatedly.
    * de manera sofisticada = sophisticatedly.
    * hacer más sofisticado = dumb up.
    * poco sofisticado = elementary, corn-fed.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo sophisticated
    * * *
    = glamorous, sophisticated, slick, glorified, stylish, licked, sophisticate, glam.
    Nota: Abreviatura de glamorous.

    Ex: Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.

    Ex: Effective retrieval from natural language indexed data bases requires sophisticated search software.
    Ex: Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    Ex: Some visual display units are no more than glorified television sets.
    Ex: A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex: Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex: No doubt to some sophisticates in the profession much of this will read like the re-invention of the wheel, or at least no more than applied common-sense.
    Ex: Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    * de forma sofisticada = sophisticatedly.
    * de manera sofisticada = sophisticatedly.
    * hacer más sofisticado = dumb up.
    * poco sofisticado = elementary, corn-fed.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona/lenguaje› sophisticated
    2 ‹sistema/tecnología› sophisticated
    * * *

    Del verbo sofisticar: ( conjugate sofisticar)

    sofisticado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    sofisticado    
    sofisticar
    sofisticado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    sophisticated
    sofisticado,-a adjetivo sophisticated
    sofisticar verbo transitivo to sophisticate

    ' sofisticado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sofisticada
    English:
    earthy
    - rude
    - simple
    - sophisticated
    - unsophisticated
    - glamorous
    - worldly
    * * *
    sofisticado, -a adj
    1. [refinado] sophisticated
    2. [complejo] sophisticated
    * * *
    adj sophisticated
    * * *
    sofisticado, -da adj
    : sophisticated

    Spanish-English dictionary > sofisticado

  • 965 sofocar

    v.
    1 to suffocate, to stifle.
    El criminal sofoca a Ricardo The criminal suffocates Richard.
    2 to put out, to smother (incendio).
    3 to suppress, to quell.
    Miguel sofoca su ira Mike quells his anger.
    4 to mortify.
    5 to quench, to extinguish, to put out.
    Elsa sofocó el fuego Elsa quenched the fire.
    6 to embarrass, to make nervous.
    Su actitud sofocó a Ricardo Her attitude embarrassed Richard.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (ahogar) to suffocate, stifle, smother
    2 figurado (abochornar) to make blush
    3 figurado (incendio) to put out, extinguish; (rebelión) to suppress, put down
    1 (de calor etc) to suffocate
    3 familiar (enfadarse) to get upset, get angry
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=ahogar) [calor] to stifle; [fuego, humo] to suffocate
    2) (=apagar) [+ incendio] to smother, put out; [+ rebelión] to crush, put down; [+ epidemia] to stamp out
    3) (=enojar) to anger, upset
    4) (=avergonzar) to embarrass
    5) (=sonrojar) to make... blush
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo < fuego> to smother, put out; <motín/revolución> to stifle, put down
    2.
    sofocarse v pron ( acalorarse) to get upset o (colloq) worked up
    * * *
    = smother, quench, quell, strangle, snuff out, stifle, stamp out, weigh down.
    Ex. This article outlines the preparatory stages and describes some of the problems presented by the physical conditions in a city of tents either drenched by rain or smothered by dust = Este artículo esboza las etapas preparatorias y describe algunos de los problemas que presentan las condiciones físicas de una gran cantidad de tiendas de campaña empapadas por la lluvia o cubiertas por el polvo.
    Ex. By such mutual assistance, the wits and endeavours of the world may no longer be as so many scattered coals, or firebrands, which, for want of union are soon quenched, whereas, being but laid together, they would have yielded a comfortable light and heat.
    Ex. The something that had ached in Zach Ponderal all week and which he thought he had finally quelled, started aching again.
    Ex. Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex. The producer did a 'hatchet job' on the film, substantially dumbing down the project and snuffing out any subtlety or nuance.
    Ex. Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
    Ex. The existence of the Internet and World Wide Web has made it almost impossible to stamp out crimes committed by hackers.
    Ex. The passages describing the environment, though lushly written, are inclined to weigh down the narrative thrust of the novel.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo < fuego> to smother, put out; <motín/revolución> to stifle, put down
    2.
    sofocarse v pron ( acalorarse) to get upset o (colloq) worked up
    * * *
    = smother, quench, quell, strangle, snuff out, stifle, stamp out, weigh down.

    Ex: This article outlines the preparatory stages and describes some of the problems presented by the physical conditions in a city of tents either drenched by rain or smothered by dust = Este artículo esboza las etapas preparatorias y describe algunos de los problemas que presentan las condiciones físicas de una gran cantidad de tiendas de campaña empapadas por la lluvia o cubiertas por el polvo.

    Ex: By such mutual assistance, the wits and endeavours of the world may no longer be as so many scattered coals, or firebrands, which, for want of union are soon quenched, whereas, being but laid together, they would have yielded a comfortable light and heat.
    Ex: The something that had ached in Zach Ponderal all week and which he thought he had finally quelled, started aching again.
    Ex: Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex: The producer did a 'hatchet job' on the film, substantially dumbing down the project and snuffing out any subtlety or nuance.
    Ex: Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
    Ex: The existence of the Internet and World Wide Web has made it almost impossible to stamp out crimes committed by hackers.
    Ex: The passages describing the environment, though lushly written, are inclined to weigh down the narrative thrust of the novel.

    * * *
    sofocar [A2 ]
    vt
    ‹fuego› to smother, put out; ‹motín/revolución› to stifle, put down
    este calor me sofoca this heat is suffocating o stifling
    1 ( fam) (acalorarse) to get upset o ( colloq) worked up
    2 ( fam) (avergonzarse) to get embarrassed:
    3 (por el calor) to suffocate
    4 (por un esfuerzo) to get out of breath
    * * *

    sofocar ( conjugate sofocar) verbo transitivo fuego to smother, put out;
    motín/revolución to stifle, put down
    sofocarse verbo pronominal ( acalorarse) to get upset o (colloq) worked up
    sofocar verbo transitivo
    1 (un incendio) to extinguish, smother: los bomberos sofocaron las llamas, the firemen smothered the flames
    (una rebelión) to put out: el ejército sofocó la revuelta, the army crushed the rebellion
    (una protesta) to stifle: los antidisturbios sofocaron la manifestación, the riot police brought the protest under control
    (un grito, ruido) to muffle, stifle
    (un sentimiento) to control
    2 (asfixiar) to suffocate
    3 (abochornar) to embarrass
    ' sofocar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    damp
    - put down
    - smother
    - stamp out
    - stifle
    - douse
    - over
    - put
    - quash
    - quell
    - quench
    - stamp
    - suppress
    * * *
    vt
    1. [ahogar, abrasar] to suffocate, to stifle
    2. [incendio] to put out, to smother
    3. [rebelión] to suppress, to quell
    4. [agobiar] [con trabajo] to overburden
    5. [avergonzar] to embarrass
    * * *
    v/t
    1 suffocate
    2 incendio put out
    * * *
    sofocar {72} vt
    1) ahogar: to suffocate, to smother
    2) extinguir: to extinguish, to put out (a fire)
    3) aplastar: to crush, to put down
    sofocar una rebelión: to crush a rebellion
    * * *
    1. (apagar) to put out [pt. & pp. put]
    2. (ahogar) to suffocate

    Spanish-English dictionary > sofocar

  • 966 software didáctico

    (n.) = courseware
    Ex. The resulting lack of adequate pictorial content often lessen the overall impact of the courseware = La consecuente falta de gráficos adecuados con frecuencia reduce el impacto global de los cursos virtuales.
    * * *
    (n.) = courseware

    Ex: The resulting lack of adequate pictorial content often lessen the overall impact of the courseware = La consecuente falta de gráficos adecuados con frecuencia reduce el impacto global de los cursos virtuales.

    Spanish-English dictionary > software didáctico

  • 967 solemnidad

    f.
    1 pomp, solemnity.
    2 ceremony (acto).
    * * *
    1 (pompa) solemnity, pomp, formality
    2 (acto, ceremonia) solemn ceremony, ceremonial occasion
    3 (festividad religiosa) religious celebration
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de persona] solemnity
    2) [de acontecimiento] (=majestuosidad) impressiveness; (=dignidad) solemnity
    3) (=ceremonia) solemn ceremony
    4) pl solemnidades (=formalismos) formalities, bureaucratic formalities
    5)

    pobre de solemnidad — miserably poor, penniless

    * * *
    1) ( cualidad) solemnity

    de solemnidad — (fam) extremely, seriously (colloq)

    2) ( requisito - formal) formality, solemnity; (- legal) solemnity (tech), legal requirement
    * * *
    Ex. Her diversified and highly committed authorship is characterized by disrespectful humour, clear-sighted solemnity and inconspicuous warmth.
    * * *
    1) ( cualidad) solemnity

    de solemnidad — (fam) extremely, seriously (colloq)

    2) ( requisito - formal) formality, solemnity; (- legal) solemnity (tech), legal requirement
    * * *

    Ex: Her diversified and highly committed authorship is characterized by disrespectful humour, clear-sighted solemnity and inconspicuous warmth.

    * * *
    A (cualidad) solemnity
    el acto se celebró con gran solemnidad the ceremony was conducted with great solemnity o dignity o formality
    su presencia imprimió solemnidad a la ocasión her presence lent dignity o solemnity o gravity to the occasion
    de solemnidad ( fam); extremely, seriously ( colloq)
    son pobres de solemnidad they are extremely poor
    el encuentro fue aburrido de solemnidad the game was incredibly o seriously boring ( colloq)
    B (requisitoformal) formality, solemnity; (— legal) solemnity ( tech), legal requirement
    con las solemnidades de rigor with the usual solemnities o formalities
    1 (ceremonia) ceremony
    * * *

    solemnidad sustantivo femenino
    solemnity
    solemnidad sustantivo femenino solemnity
    ' solemnidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    informalidad
    English:
    dignity
    * * *
    nf
    1. [suntuosidad] pomp, solemnity;
    la inauguración se celebró con gran solemnidad the inauguration took place with great solemnity
    2. [acto] ceremony;
    solemnidad de María Solemnity of Mary
    de solemnidad loc adv
    malo de solemnidad really bad;
    son pobres de solemnidad they're really poor;
    fue aburrido de solemnidad it was deadly boring
    * * *
    f solemnity;
    de solemnidad extremely
    * * *
    : solemnity

    Spanish-English dictionary > solemnidad

  • 968 someramente

    adv.
    superficially.
    * * *
    1 superficially, briefly
    * * *
    * * *
    = modestly, cursorily, marginally.
    Ex. Senior SLIS staff were seen to be relatively content with their present levels of funding which has been modestly increased in recent years = El personal de dirección de las EUBYD parecía estar relativamente contento con sus niveles actuales de financiación que se han incrementado moderadamente en los últimos años.
    Ex. The aim of the project was to study the current status of library history in India by cursorily reviewing the existing bibliography.
    Ex. Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.
    ----
    * someramente + Adjetivo = slightly + Adjetivo.
    * * *
    = modestly, cursorily, marginally.

    Ex: Senior SLIS staff were seen to be relatively content with their present levels of funding which has been modestly increased in recent years = El personal de dirección de las EUBYD parecía estar relativamente contento con sus niveles actuales de financiación que se han incrementado moderadamente en los últimos años.

    Ex: The aim of the project was to study the current status of library history in India by cursorily reviewing the existing bibliography.
    Ex: Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.
    * someramente + Adjetivo = slightly + Adjetivo.

    * * *
    summarily ( frml)
    examinó someramente al enfermo she gave the patient a superficial o cursory examination
    * * *
    1. [superficialmente] superficially
    2. [brevemente] briefly
    * * *
    : cursorily, summarily

    Spanish-English dictionary > someramente

  • 969 somnoliento

    adj.
    drowsy, dozy, dozing, sleepy.
    * * *
    1 sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    = sleepy [sleepier -comp., sleepiest -sup.], drowsy [drowsier -comp., drowsiest -sup.].
    Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex. Increasingly, however, problems with sleep are being framed as public dangers, risks generated by drowsy people during the times they are expected to be awake.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    = sleepy [sleepier -comp., sleepiest -sup.], drowsy [drowsier -comp., drowsiest -sup.].

    Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.

    Ex: Increasingly, however, problems with sleep are being framed as public dangers, risks generated by drowsy people during the times they are expected to be awake.

    * * *
    sleepy, drowsy
    * * *

    somnoliento
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    sleepy, drowsy
    somnoliento,-a adjetivo drowsy, sleepy

    ' somnoliento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    somnolienta
    English:
    dozy
    - drowsy
    - sleepy
    * * *
    somnoliento, -a, soñoliento, -a adj
    sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    adj sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    somnoliento, -ta adj
    : drowsy, sleepy
    * * *
    somnoliento adj sleepy [comp. sleepier; superl. sleepiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > somnoliento

  • 970 soñoliento

    adj.
    sleepy, leaden-eyed, drowsy, dozing.
    * * *
    1 drowsy, sleepy
    * * *
    ADJ sleepy, drowsy
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo somnoliento
    * * *
    = sleepy [sleepier -comp., sleepiest -sup.], drowsy [drowsier -comp., drowsiest -sup.].
    Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex. Increasingly, however, problems with sleep are being framed as public dangers, risks generated by drowsy people during the times they are expected to be awake.
    ----
    * estar soñoliento = be sleepy, feel + sleepy.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo somnoliento
    * * *
    = sleepy [sleepier -comp., sleepiest -sup.], drowsy [drowsier -comp., drowsiest -sup.].

    Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.

    Ex: Increasingly, however, problems with sleep are being framed as public dangers, risks generated by drowsy people during the times they are expected to be awake.
    * estar soñoliento = be sleepy, feel + sleepy.

    * * *
    * * *

    soñoliento,-a adjetivo drowsy, sleepy
    ' soñoliento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    soñolienta
    English:
    sleepy
    * * *
    soñoliento, -a = somnoliento
    * * *
    adjsomnoliento
    * * *
    soñoliento, -ta adj
    : sleepy, drowsy

    Spanish-English dictionary > soñoliento

  • 971 su

    adj. poss.
    1 his, her, her own, his own, its, of theirs, their own, its own.
    su coche his/her/your/their car
    sus libros his/her/your/their books
    su hocico its snout
    2 your, your own, thy.
    3 their.
    * * *
    su
    1 (de él) his; (de ella) her; (de usted, de ustedes) your; (de ellos, de ellas) their; (de animales, cosas) its; (de uno) one's
    abra su maleta, por favor open your suitcase, please
    * * *
    adj.
    1) his, her, its, their
    2) your
    * * *
    ADJ POSES
    1) [sing] (=de él) his; (=de ella) her; (=de usted) your; (=de animal, cosa) its; [impersonal] one's
    2) [pl] (=de ustedes) your; (=de ellos, de ellas) their
    3) [uso enfático]
    * * *
    adjetivo (delante del n)
    a) ( de él) his; ( de ella) her; (de usted, ustedes) your; (de ellos, ellas) their; (de animal, cosa) its
    * * *
    = his, its, their, your.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. Special thanks to the ISAD Program Planning Committee, in particular its chairperson, for the conceptual organization.
    Ex. The physical format of manual post-coordinate indexes also restricts their use to sectors in which the librarian or information officer acts as an intermediary between the index and its users.
    Ex. And there is a basis for your belief: money.
    ----
    * adelantado a su tiempo = ahead of + Posesivo + time(s).
    * aguas + volver a su cauce = dust + settle.
    * aprender a su propio ritmo = learn at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn.
    * atribuir su origen a = trace to, trace back to.
    * colocar en su lugar = drop into + place.
    * considerar en su justa medida = see + in proportion.
    * con sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * criticar a Alguien a sus espaldas = cut + Nombre + up + behind + Posesivo + back.
    * dar su conformidad a = assent to.
    * dejar a su aire = leave to + Reflexivo.
    * dejar su impronta en = set + Posesivo + stamp on.
    * demostrar su valía = prove + its worth, realise + its full potential.
    * desde su época = since + Posesivo + day.
    * desde su origen = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * de su época = of + Posesivo + time.
    * dicho sea a su favor = to + Posesivo + credit.
    * directorio accesible por su contenido (cafs) = content-addressable file store (cafs).
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * encontrar su sitio = find + a home.
    * en su base = at its core.
    * en su conjunto = overall, together, collective, put together.
    * en su debido momento = in due time.
    * en su defecto = failing that/these.
    * en su día = in its day.
    * en su eje = at its core.
    * en su esencia = in substance.
    * en su estricto sentido = strictly speaking.
    * en su haber = on the credit side.
    * en su infancia = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en su interior = between its covers.
    * en su lugar = instead, in + Posesivo + stead.
    * en su mayoría = for the most part, mostly, in most respects.
    * en su mayor parte = largely, mostly.
    * en su mejor momento = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su momento = in timely fashion.
    * en su momento álgido = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en su parte central = at its core.
    * en su punto = ripe [riper -comp., ripest -sup.].
    * en su punto más álgido = at its height.
    * en su punto más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en sus años de apogeo = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en sus años de auge = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en sus buenos tiempos = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en su seno = therein.
    * en sus inicios = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en su sitio = in place.
    * en sus orígenes = originally.
    * en su tiempo = formerly.
    * en su totalidad = as a whole, in + Posesivo + entirety, in full, in toto, in whole, wholesale.
    * esperar su momento = wait in + the wings.
    * esperar su oportunidad = wait in + the wings.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * forma de la curva estadística en su valor más alto = peak-shape.
    * formar en su conjunto = weave + to form.
    * hacer su debut = make + Posesivo + debut.
    * hacer valer sus derechos = assert + Posesivo + rights.
    * hay que decir a su favor que = to + Posesivo + credit.
    * hundirse por su propio peso = sink under + its own weight.
    * información en su estado primario = raw information.
    * llegar al final de su vida útil = come to + the end of + Posesivo + useful life, reach + the end of + Posesivo + useful life.
    * madre que se dedica a sus hijos = practising mother.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * para su fácil + Nombre = for ease of + Nombre.
    * poner en su sitio = put in + place.
    * por su cuenta y riesgo = at + Posesivo + own risk.
    * por su naturaleza = by + Posesivo + nature.
    * por su papel = in its role.
    * por su propia voluntad = of its own accord.
    * por su volatilidad = mercurially.
    * que conserva su encanto natural = unspoilt [unspoiled, -USA].
    * reducción de una palabra a su raíz = stemming.
    * reducir una palabra a su raíz = stem.
    * retomar su camino = get back on + track.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.
    * se cae de su peso que = it goes without saying that.
    * según sus propias condiciones = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * según sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser un producto de su tiempo = be a product of + Posesivo + time.
    * su (de ella) = her.
    * Sus Majestades = Their Majesties.
    * sustituir a Alguien en su ausencia = fill in + in + Posesivo + absence.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener su apogeo = flourish.
    * tener su efecto = take + Posesivo + toll (on).
    * tener su origen en = trace to, trace back to, have + Posesivo + roots in.
    * tener sus diferencias = have + their differences.
    * tener sus orígenes = be rooted in.
    * todo en su conjunto = whole affair, the.
    * vencer a Alguien en su propio terreno = beat + Nombre + at + Posesivo + own game.
    * ver las cosas en su conjunto = see + things as a whole.
    * ver las cosas en su totalidad = see + things as a whole.
    * volver Algo a su estado anterior = put + Nombre + back on track.
    * volver a por sus fueros = be back on track, bite back.
    * volver a su camino = get back on + track.
    * * *
    adjetivo (delante del n)
    a) ( de él) his; ( de ella) her; (de usted, ustedes) your; (de ellos, ellas) their; (de animal, cosa) its
    * * *
    su (de ella)
    (adj.) = her

    Ex: Ms. Hinton received her library degree from the University of North Carolina after getting her bachelor's from the Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia.

    = his, its, their, your.

    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.

    Ex: Special thanks to the ISAD Program Planning Committee, in particular its chairperson, for the conceptual organization.
    Ex: The physical format of manual post-coordinate indexes also restricts their use to sectors in which the librarian or information officer acts as an intermediary between the index and its users.
    Ex: And there is a basis for your belief: money.
    * adelantado a su tiempo = ahead of + Posesivo + time(s).
    * aguas + volver a su cauce = dust + settle.
    * aprender a su propio ritmo = learn at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn.
    * atribuir su origen a = trace to, trace back to.
    * colocar en su lugar = drop into + place.
    * considerar en su justa medida = see + in proportion.
    * con sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * criticar a Alguien a sus espaldas = cut + Nombre + up + behind + Posesivo + back.
    * dar su conformidad a = assent to.
    * dejar a su aire = leave to + Reflexivo.
    * dejar su impronta en = set + Posesivo + stamp on.
    * demostrar su valía = prove + its worth, realise + its full potential.
    * desde su época = since + Posesivo + day.
    * desde su origen = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * de su época = of + Posesivo + time.
    * dicho sea a su favor = to + Posesivo + credit.
    * directorio accesible por su contenido (cafs) = content-addressable file store (cafs).
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * encontrar su sitio = find + a home.
    * en su base = at its core.
    * en su conjunto = overall, together, collective, put together.
    * en su debido momento = in due time.
    * en su defecto = failing that/these.
    * en su día = in its day.
    * en su eje = at its core.
    * en su esencia = in substance.
    * en su estricto sentido = strictly speaking.
    * en su haber = on the credit side.
    * en su infancia = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en su interior = between its covers.
    * en su lugar = instead, in + Posesivo + stead.
    * en su mayoría = for the most part, mostly, in most respects.
    * en su mayor parte = largely, mostly.
    * en su mejor momento = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su momento = in timely fashion.
    * en su momento álgido = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en su parte central = at its core.
    * en su punto = ripe [riper -comp., ripest -sup.].
    * en su punto más álgido = at its height.
    * en su punto más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en sus años de apogeo = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en sus años de auge = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en sus buenos tiempos = in + Posesivo + heyday.
    * en su seno = therein.
    * en sus inicios = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en su sitio = in place.
    * en sus orígenes = originally.
    * en su tiempo = formerly.
    * en su totalidad = as a whole, in + Posesivo + entirety, in full, in toto, in whole, wholesale.
    * esperar su momento = wait in + the wings.
    * esperar su oportunidad = wait in + the wings.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * forma de la curva estadística en su valor más alto = peak-shape.
    * formar en su conjunto = weave + to form.
    * hacer su debut = make + Posesivo + debut.
    * hacer valer sus derechos = assert + Posesivo + rights.
    * hay que decir a su favor que = to + Posesivo + credit.
    * hundirse por su propio peso = sink under + its own weight.
    * información en su estado primario = raw information.
    * llegar al final de su vida útil = come to + the end of + Posesivo + useful life, reach + the end of + Posesivo + useful life.
    * madre que se dedica a sus hijos = practising mother.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * para su fácil + Nombre = for ease of + Nombre.
    * poner en su sitio = put in + place.
    * por su cuenta y riesgo = at + Posesivo + own risk.
    * por su naturaleza = by + Posesivo + nature.
    * por su papel = in its role.
    * por su propia voluntad = of its own accord.
    * por su volatilidad = mercurially.
    * que conserva su encanto natural = unspoilt [unspoiled, -USA].
    * reducción de una palabra a su raíz = stemming.
    * reducir una palabra a su raíz = stem.
    * retomar su camino = get back on + track.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.
    * se cae de su peso que = it goes without saying that.
    * según sus propias condiciones = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * según sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser un producto de su tiempo = be a product of + Posesivo + time.
    * su (de ella) = her.
    * Sus Majestades = Their Majesties.
    * sustituir a Alguien en su ausencia = fill in + in + Posesivo + absence.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener su apogeo = flourish.
    * tener su efecto = take + Posesivo + toll (on).
    * tener su origen en = trace to, trace back to, have + Posesivo + roots in.
    * tener sus diferencias = have + their differences.
    * tener sus orígenes = be rooted in.
    * todo en su conjunto = whole affair, the.
    * vencer a Alguien en su propio terreno = beat + Nombre + at + Posesivo + own game.
    * ver las cosas en su conjunto = see + things as a whole.
    * ver las cosas en su totalidad = see + things as a whole.
    * volver Algo a su estado anterior = put + Nombre + back on track.
    * volver a por sus fueros = be back on track, bite back.
    * volver a su camino = get back on + track.

    * * *
    su
    1 (de él) his; (de ella) her; (de usted, ustedes) your; (de ellos, ellas) their; (de un animal, una cosa) its
    cuando uno ha perdido su última esperanza when one's last hope is gone
    2
    (uso enfático): estas botas ya tienen sus años these boots have lasted a good many years
    debe pesar sus buenos 90 kilos he must weigh a good 90 kilos
    * * *

     

    su adjetivo ( delante del n) ( de él) his;
    ( de ella) her;
    (de usted, ustedes) your;
    (de ellos, ellas) their;
    (de animal, cosa) its
    su adj pos
    1 (de él) his: vino con su hija, he came with his daughter
    (de ella) her: sus amigos son italianos, her friends are Italians
    (de ellos, de ellas) their: perdieron su coche, they lost their car
    (de cosa, animal) its: su cola es naranja, its tail is orange
    (de varios animales) sus cachorros son moteados, their cubs are spotted
    (de usted, ustedes) your: su cena está lista, your dinner is ready
    sus entradas, por favor, your tickets, please
    2 fam (más o menos) cuesta sus (buenos) dos millones, it costs about two million
    'su' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abdicar
    - ablandar
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abominable
    - abrazarse
    - abuhardillada
    - abuhardillado
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - academicismo
    - acallar
    - acanallar
    - acentuar
    - acerba
    - acerbo
    - achantar
    - aciaga
    - aciago
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acometer
    - acostumbrar
    - acto
    - actuación
    - acusar
    - adolecer
    - afán
    - afectar
    - agradecer
    - agrado
    - agriar
    - aguijonear
    - aire
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alcanzar
    - alejarse
    - álgida
    - álgido
    - algo
    - alma
    - alteza
    - altura
    English:
    aback
    - abroad
    - abrupt
    - absence
    - abuse
    - acclaim
    - accompany
    - accomplished
    - account
    - aching
    - acknowledgement
    - admire
    - advantage
    - affirm
    - afford
    - after
    - against
    - ageing
    - aggravate
    - album
    - alienate
    - allege
    - aloud
    - ambit
    - amok
    - amount to
    - amusing
    - analyst
    - anniversary
    - announcement
    - annul
    - anticipate
    - apathetic
    - apologetic
    - applaud
    - applicant
    - apron
    - Arabian
    - archives
    - argue
    - around
    - aside
    - ask back
    - assignment
    - astonishment
    - astray
    - attachment
    - attest
    - attraction
    - auction
    * * *
    su adj posesivo
    [de él] his; [de ella] her; [de cosa, animal] its; [de uno] one's; [de ellos, ellas] their; [de usted, ustedes] your;
    su libro his/her/your/their book;
    sus libros his/her/your/their books;
    su hocico its snout;
    Fam
    debe de tener sus buenos millones en el banco she must have a good few million in the bank
    * * *
    su, sus
    adj pos: de él his; de ella her; de cosa its; de usted, ustedes your; de ellos their; de uno his, Br
    one’s
    * * *
    su adj
    1) : his, her, its, their, one's
    su libro: her book
    sus consecuencias: its consequences
    2) (formal) : your
    tómese su medicina, señor: take your medicine, sir
    * * *
    su adj
    1. (de él) his
    2. (de ella) her
    3. (de un animal, cosa) its
    4. (de ellos) their
    5. (de usted) your
    abra su maleta, por favor open your suitcase, please

    Spanish-English dictionary > su

  • 972 suave

    adj.
    1 soft (al tacto).
    2 smooth (liso, no brusco).
    este coche tiene la dirección muy suave this car has very smooth steering
    3 delicate.
    este curry está bastante suave this curry is quite mild
    4 gentle (apacible) (persona, carácter).
    5 gentle (fácil, lento) (cuesta, tarea, ritmo).
    6 pleasant (informal) (agradable). (Mexican Spanish)
    7 good-looking, personable, nice-looking, charming.
    adv.
    all right, fine (informal) (de acuerdo). (Mexican Spanish)
    intj.
    easy does it.
    * * *
    1 (agradable al tacto) soft, smooth
    2 (liso, llano) smooth, even
    3 figurado (apacible) gentle, mild
    5 figurado (música, palabras, voz, luz, movimiento, viento) soft, gentle
    6 figurado (clima) mild, clement
    7 figurado (tabaco, sabor) mild
    \
    suave como el terciopelo (as) smooth as silk
    * * *
    adj.
    1) soft
    4) gentle, mild
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=liso) [superficie] smooth, even; [piel, pasta] smooth
    2) (=no fuerte) [color, movimiento, brisa, reprimenda] gentle; [clima, sabor] mild; [trabajo] easy; [operación mecánica] smooth, easy; [melodía, voz] soft, sweet; [ruido] low; [olor] slight; [droga] soft
    3) [persona, personalidad] gentle, sweet

    estuvo muy suave conmigo — he was very sweet to me, he behaved very nicely to me

    4) Chile, Méx * (=grande) big, huge; (=destacado) outstanding
    5) Méx ** (=atractivo) good-looking, fanciable *; (=estupendo) great *, fabulous *

    ¡suave! — great idea! *, right on! (EEUU) *

    6)

    dar la suave LAm (=halagar) to flatter

    2. ADV
    1) LAm [sonar] softly, quietly
    2) Méx
    * * *
    1) <piel/cutis> smooth, soft; < pelo> soft; <superficie/pasta> smooth
    2)
    a) < tono> gentle; <acento/música> soft
    b) < color> soft, pale
    c) < sabor> ( no fuerte) delicate, mild; ( sin acidez) smooth
    3)
    a) <movimiento/gesto> gentle, slight
    b) <temperaturas/clima> mild; < brisa> gentle
    c) <modales/carácter/reprimenda> mild, gentle
    d) <cuesta/curva> gentle, gradual
    e) <jabón/champú> gentle, mild
    f) <laxante/sedante> mild
    4) (Méx fam)
    5) (Méx fam) ( fantástico)

    qué suave!great! (colloq), fantastic! (colloq)

    * * *
    = gentle [gentler -comp., gentlest -sup.], tame [tamer -comp., tamest -sup.], soft [softer -comp., softest -sup.], smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].
    Ex. Melanie Stanton broke into a gentle laugh as she recalled him executing a shuffling fandango and announcing mischievously, 'Women in the SLA, get ready, here I come!'.
    Ex. Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
    Ex. The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality.
    Ex. The typescript will be fuzzy and indistinct without the smooth, firm surface which the backing sheet offers.
    Ex. People become more ' mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
    ----
    * con voz suave = soft-spoken, softly-spoken.
    * de voz suave = soft-spoken, softly-spoken.
    * más suave que el terciopelo = as soft as velvet.
    * más suave que la seda = as soft as silk.
    * paseo suave en bicicleta = easy ride.
    * tan suave como el terciopelo = as smooth as silk, as soft as velvet.
    * tan suave como la seda = as soft as silk, as smooth as silk.
    * tan suave como un guante = as meek as a lamb.
    * toque suave = tap.
    * * *
    1) <piel/cutis> smooth, soft; < pelo> soft; <superficie/pasta> smooth
    2)
    a) < tono> gentle; <acento/música> soft
    b) < color> soft, pale
    c) < sabor> ( no fuerte) delicate, mild; ( sin acidez) smooth
    3)
    a) <movimiento/gesto> gentle, slight
    b) <temperaturas/clima> mild; < brisa> gentle
    c) <modales/carácter/reprimenda> mild, gentle
    d) <cuesta/curva> gentle, gradual
    e) <jabón/champú> gentle, mild
    f) <laxante/sedante> mild
    4) (Méx fam)
    5) (Méx fam) ( fantástico)

    qué suave!great! (colloq), fantastic! (colloq)

    * * *
    = gentle [gentler -comp., gentlest -sup.], tame [tamer -comp., tamest -sup.], soft [softer -comp., softest -sup.], smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].

    Ex: Melanie Stanton broke into a gentle laugh as she recalled him executing a shuffling fandango and announcing mischievously, 'Women in the SLA, get ready, here I come!'.

    Ex: Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
    Ex: The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality.
    Ex: The typescript will be fuzzy and indistinct without the smooth, firm surface which the backing sheet offers.
    Ex: People become more ' mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
    * con voz suave = soft-spoken, softly-spoken.
    * de voz suave = soft-spoken, softly-spoken.
    * más suave que el terciopelo = as soft as velvet.
    * más suave que la seda = as soft as silk.
    * paseo suave en bicicleta = easy ride.
    * tan suave como el terciopelo = as smooth as silk, as soft as velvet.
    * tan suave como la seda = as soft as silk, as smooth as silk.
    * tan suave como un guante = as meek as a lamb.
    * toque suave = tap.

    * * *
    A ‹piel/cutis› smooth, soft; ‹pelo› soft; ‹superficie› smooth
    suave al tacto smooth to the touch
    B
    1 ‹tono/acento› gentle, soft; ‹música› soft
    2 ‹color› soft, pale
    3 ‹sabor› (no fuerte) delicate, mild; (sin acidez) smooth
    C
    1 ‹movimiento/gesto› gentle, slight
    la suave caricia del viento ( liter); the gentle o sweet caress of the wind ( liter)
    2 ‹temperaturas› mild; ‹brisa› gentle
    3 ‹modales/carácter› mild, gentle
    4 ‹cuesta/curva› gentle, gradual
    5 ‹jabón/champú› gentle, mild
    6 ‹laxante/sedante› mild
    D ( Méx) (bonito) good-looking
    darle la suave a algn ( Méx); to humor* sb
    llevársela suave con algo ( Méx fam); to go easy on sth ( colloq)
    E
    ( Méx fam) (fantástico): ¡qué suave! great! ( colloq), fantastic! ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    suave adjetivo
    1piel/cutis smooth, soft;
    pelo soft;
    superficie/pasta smooth
    2
    a) tono gentle;

    acento/música soft
    b) color soft, pale

    c) sabor› ( no fuerte) delicate, mild;

    ( sin acidez) smooth
    3
    a)movimiento/gesto gentle, slight

    b)temperaturas/clima mild;

    brisa gentle
    c)modales/carácter/reprimenda mild, gentle

    d)cuesta/curva gentle, gradual

    e)jabón/champú gentle, mild

    f)laxante/sedante mild

    4 (Méx fam) ( fantástico):
    ¡qué suave! great! (colloq), fantastic! (colloq)

    suave adjetivo
    1 (liso, terso) smooth, soft
    suave al tacto, soft o smooth to the touch
    2 (tenue, poco fuerte) soft
    una suave brisa, a gentle breeze
    un sabor suave, a delicate o mild taste
    (color) pale
    un azul suave, a pale blue
    (música, tono, luz) soft
    una suave melodía, a mellow o sweet melody
    (clima) esta región tiene un clima suave, this region has a mild climate
    3 (actitud agradable, poco severa) mild, gentle, amiable
    ' suave' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cabeceo
    - fina
    - fino
    - leve
    - toque
    - correr
    - plumón
    English:
    ale
    - balmy
    - bland
    - dry
    - extra
    - fluffy
    - fur
    - gentle
    - light
    - mellow
    - mild
    - quiet
    - smooth
    - soft
    - soft-spoken
    - suave
    - subtle
    - debonair
    - nudge
    - supple
    - weak
    * * *
    adj
    1. [al tacto] [piel, toalla] soft;
    [jabón] mild
    2. [no brusco] [movimiento] smooth;
    [curva, cuesta] gentle;
    tiene la dirección muy suave it has very smooth steering
    3. [sabor] mild;
    [olor] mild, slight; [color] soft;
    este curry está bastante suave this curry is quite mild
    4. [apacible] [clima] mild;
    [brisa] gentle; [persona, carácter] gentle
    5. [fácil, lento] [tarea, ritmo] gentle
    6. [dócil] meek;
    está suave como un corderito she's as meek as a lamb
    7. Méx Fam [agradable] pleasant;
    dimos un paseo bien suave we had a very pleasant stroll
    8. Comp
    Méx Fam
    estar suave to be enough;
    ya está suave de tanto barullo that's enough of that racket;
    dar la suave a alguien to suck up to sb
    adv
    Méx Fam [de acuerdo] all right, fine;
    ¿salimos a pasear? – suave shall we go out for a walk? – fine
    * * *
    adj
    1 al tacto soft, smooth
    2 sabor, licor mild
    * * *
    suave adj
    1) blando: soft
    2) liso: smooth
    3) : gentle, mild
    4) Mex fam : great, fantastic
    * * *
    suave adj
    1. (piel, tela, color, música, voz) soft
    2. (superficie) smooth
    3. (brisa, persona) gentle
    una brisa suave y apacible a light, gentle breeze
    4. (clima, sabor, detergente) mild

    Spanish-English dictionary > suave

  • 973 subido de tono

    figurado daring, risqué
    * * *
    (adj.) = risqué, racy [racier -comp., raciest -sup.], bawdy [bawdier -comp., bawdiest -sup.]
    Ex. However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
    Ex. Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
    Ex. Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.
    * * *
    (adj.) = risqué, racy [racier -comp., raciest -sup.], bawdy [bawdier -comp., bawdiest -sup.]

    Ex: However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.

    Ex: Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that.
    Ex: Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > subido de tono

  • 974 sumario

    adj.
    1 brief, abridged, succinct, summary.
    Juicio sumario Summary judgement
    2 summary.
    Juicio sumario Summary judgement
    m.
    1 summary, abstract, brief, abridgement.
    2 summary proceeding, indictment.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: sumariar.
    * * *
    1 summary, brief
    2 DERECHO summary
    1 (resumen) summary
    2 DERECHO legal proceedings plural, indictment
    ————————
    1 (resumen) summary
    2 DERECHO legal proceedings plural, indictment
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=breve) brief, concise
    2) (Jur) summary
    2. SM
    1) (=resumen) [gen] summary; [en revista] contents pl
    2) (Jur) indictment

    abrir o instruir un sumario — to institute legal proceedings, present o issue an indictment ( esp EEUU)

    * * *
    I
    - ria adjetivo
    a) < exposición> brief, concise, summary (frml)
    b) (Der) summary
    II
    1) (Der)
    a) ( en lo penal) indictment

    abrir or instruir un sumario — to conduct a preliminary investigation into a case

    b) ( juicio administrativo) disciplinary action
    2) ( índice) (table of) contents
    * * *
    = contents, contents page, table of contents [ToC], contents table.
    Ex. This system is based upon terms that are taken from a book's index and table of contents, and used to augment the traditional access points.
    Ex. Certainly it will always be necessary to examine the document content, concentrating particularly on the clues offered by the title, the contents page, chapter headings, and any abstracts, introduction, prefaces or other preliminary matter.
    Ex. If an index, title page, or table of contents arrives, the number '11' should be entered.
    Ex. Content-enriched access is defined as including information such as contents tables and book indexes, as well as standard bibliographic information, in a computerised system = El acceso de contenido enriquecido en un sistema automatizado se define como aquél que incluye información como, por ejemplo, sumarios e índices de libros además de la información bibliográfica normal.
    ----
    * boletín de sumarios = contents page bulletin, current contents list.
    * prohibición de informar por secreto de sumario = gag order.
    * secreto de sumario = gag order.
    * * *
    I
    - ria adjetivo
    a) < exposición> brief, concise, summary (frml)
    b) (Der) summary
    II
    1) (Der)
    a) ( en lo penal) indictment

    abrir or instruir un sumario — to conduct a preliminary investigation into a case

    b) ( juicio administrativo) disciplinary action
    2) ( índice) (table of) contents
    * * *
    = contents, contents page, table of contents [ToC], contents table.

    Ex: This system is based upon terms that are taken from a book's index and table of contents, and used to augment the traditional access points.

    Ex: Certainly it will always be necessary to examine the document content, concentrating particularly on the clues offered by the title, the contents page, chapter headings, and any abstracts, introduction, prefaces or other preliminary matter.
    Ex: If an index, title page, or table of contents arrives, the number '11' should be entered.
    Ex: Content-enriched access is defined as including information such as contents tables and book indexes, as well as standard bibliographic information, in a computerised system = El acceso de contenido enriquecido en un sistema automatizado se define como aquél que incluye información como, por ejemplo, sumarios e índices de libros además de la información bibliográfica normal.
    * boletín de sumarios = contents page bulletin, current contents list.
    * prohibición de informar por secreto de sumario = gag order.
    * secreto de sumario = gag order.

    * * *
    1 ‹exposición› brief, concise, summary ( frml)
    2 ( Der) summary
    A ( Der)
    1 (en lo penal) indictment
    abrir or instruir un sumario to issue o present an indictment, to institute legal proceedings
    2 (juicio administrativo) disciplinary action
    B (índice) contents, table of contents
    * * *

    Del verbo sumariar: ( conjugate sumariar)

    sumarío es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    sumarió es:

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

    sumario sustantivo masculino
    1 (Der)


    2 ( índice) (table of) contents
    sumario,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (resumido, breve) concise, brief
    2 Jur (juicio) summary
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 (índice) contents pl
    2 Jur indictment
    ' sumario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    instrucción
    - sumaria
    English:
    docket
    - summary
    - content
    * * *
    sumario, -a
    adj
    1. [conciso] brief
    2. Der summary
    nm
    1. [resumen] summary
    2. Der examining magistrate's report;
    el juez que instruye el sumario the examining magistrate
    * * *
    I adj brief
    II m
    1 summary
    2 JUR indictment
    * * *
    sumario, - ria adj
    sucinto: succinct, summary
    sumariamente adv
    : summary

    Spanish-English dictionary > sumario

  • 975 sumergirse en

    v.
    to become absorbed in, to drown oneself in.
    * * *
    (v.) = immerse + Reflexivo + in, sink into
    Ex. The indexer must become conversant with the subject content of the document, in just the same way as an abstractor must immerse himself in the text.
    Ex. This town library was in the latter part of the 17th century permitted to sink 'into careless guardianship and ultimate neglect' = A finales del siglo XVII no se hizo nada por evitar que esta biblioteca municipal se sumiese "en la negligencia y en el abandono total".
    * * *
    (v.) = immerse + Reflexivo + in, sink into

    Ex: The indexer must become conversant with the subject content of the document, in just the same way as an abstractor must immerse himself in the text.

    Ex: This town library was in the latter part of the 17th century permitted to sink 'into careless guardianship and ultimate neglect' = A finales del siglo XVII no se hizo nada por evitar que esta biblioteca municipal se sumiese "en la negligencia y en el abandono total".

    Spanish-English dictionary > sumergirse en

  • 976 suprimir

    v.
    1 to abolish (ley, impuesto, derecho).
    hay que suprimir todo lo superfluo we have to get rid of everything that's superfluous
    2 to delete (palabras, texto).
    suprime los detalles y ve al grano forget the details and get to the point
    3 to ax (puestos de trabajo, proyectos).
    4 to suppress, to ban, to delete, to eliminate.
    5 to edit out.
    * * *
    1 (libertad etc) to suppress; (ley, impuestos) to abolish; (dificultades) to eliminate, remove; (restricciones) to lift
    2 (tabaco, alcohol) to cut out
    3 (palabra) to delete, take out, leave out
    4 (omitir) to omit
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT [+ rebelión, crítica] to suppress; [+ costumbre, derecho, institución] to abolish; [+ dificultad, obstáculo] to remove, eliminate; [+ restricción] to lift; [+ detalle, pasaje] to delete, cut out, omit; [+ libro] to suppress, ban

    suprimir la grasa de la dietato cut out o eliminate fat from one's diet

    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuesto/ley/costumbre> to abolish; < restricción> to lift; < servicio> to withdraw

    debemos suprimir gastos superfluoswe must eliminate o cut out unnecessary expenses

    b) (Impr) <párrafo/capítulo> to delete
    c) <noticia/detalles> to suppress
    * * *
    = abort, delete, remove, stifle, suppress, staunch [stanch, -USA], elide, abolish, expunge, cut out, quash, steamroller, stomp + Nombre + out.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex. Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex. Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
    Ex. It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex. Some notable progress is being made worldwide in staunching publishers' losses.
    Ex. A variant text is conventionally represented in a footnote quoting the text to be elided, the variant reading, and a code identifying its source.
    Ex. Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex. This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex. In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex. The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex. Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuesto/ley/costumbre> to abolish; < restricción> to lift; < servicio> to withdraw

    debemos suprimir gastos superfluoswe must eliminate o cut out unnecessary expenses

    b) (Impr) <párrafo/capítulo> to delete
    c) <noticia/detalles> to suppress
    * * *
    = abort, delete, remove, stifle, suppress, staunch [stanch, -USA], elide, abolish, expunge, cut out, quash, steamroller, stomp + Nombre + out.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.

    Ex: Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex: Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex: Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
    Ex: It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex: Some notable progress is being made worldwide in staunching publishers' losses.
    Ex: A variant text is conventionally represented in a footnote quoting the text to be elided, the variant reading, and a code identifying its source.
    Ex: Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex: This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex: In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex: The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex: Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.

    * * *
    suprimir [I1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹impuesto› to abolish; ‹restricción› to lift; ‹servicio› to withdraw
    debemos suprimir estos gastos superfluos we must eliminate o cut out these unnecessary expenses
    le suprimieron la medicación they stopped his medication
    ¿por qué no le suprimes el ajo? why don't you leave out the garlic?
    queda suprimida la parada en El Colorado the bus ( o train etc) no longer stops at El Colorado
    se suprimió la salida de las 9h the 9 o'clock service was withdrawn
    2 ( Impr) ‹párrafo/capítulo› to delete
    suprimió un párrafo entero she cut out o deleted a whole paragraph
    3 ‹noticia/detalles› to suppress
    B ( Elec) to suppress
    * * *

     

    suprimir ( conjugate suprimir) verbo transitivo
    a)impuesto/ley/costumbre to abolish;

    restricción to lift;
    servicio to withdraw;
    gasto/ruido/alcohol to cut out
    b) (Impr) ‹párrafo/capítulo to delete

    c)noticia/detalles to suppress

    suprimir verbo transitivo
    1 to supress
    (un derecho, una ley, etc) to abolish
    (un servicio) to withdraw
    (gastos) to eliminate, cut out
    (en un texto) to delete
    2 (omitir, pasar por alto) to omit: suprime los detalles técnicos, leave out the technicalities
    ' suprimir' also found in these entries:
    English:
    black out
    - delete
    - edit
    - suppress
    - zap
    - ax
    - do
    - strike
    * * *
    1. [eliminar] to get rid of;
    [ley, impuesto, derecho] to abolish; [sanciones, restricciones] to lift; [gastos] to cut out;
    hay que suprimir todo lo superfluo we have to get rid of everything that's superfluous;
    han suprimido las retransmisiones deportivas they have cancelled the sports broadcasts
    2. [palabras, texto] to delete;
    suprime los detalles y ve al grano forget the details and get to the point
    3. [puestos de trabajo, proyectos] to axe
    * * *
    v/t rebelión suppress, put down; ley, impuesto abolish; restricción lift; servicio withdraw; puesto de trabajo cut; en texto delete;
    suprimió algunos detalles she kept something back, she didn’t give me/us the whole story
    * * *
    1) : to suppress, to eliminate
    2) : to delete
    * * *
    suprimir vb (omitir) to leave out [pt. & pp. left]

    Spanish-English dictionary > suprimir

  • 977 surgir amenazadoramente

    v.
    to hulk, to loom.
    * * *
    (v.) = rear + its head
    Ex. The question of ideological thought (in the sense of a veiled interest-determined trend of thought) is again rearing its head in present times.
    * * *
    (v.) = rear + its head

    Ex: The question of ideological thought (in the sense of a veiled interest-determined trend of thought) is again rearing its head in present times.

    Spanish-English dictionary > surgir amenazadoramente

  • 978 sustantivo

    adj.
    1 substantival.
    2 substantive, considerable, fair, sizeable.
    3 substantive, existing independently.
    m.
    noun, common noun, substantive, mass noun.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: sustantivar.
    * * *
    1 substantive
    1 noun, substantive
    ————————
    1 noun, substantive
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ substantive; (Ling) substantival, noun antes de s
    2.
    SM noun, substantive

    sustantivo contable — count noun, countable noun

    sustantivo no contable — uncount noun, uncountable noun

    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo
    a) (frml) ( fundamental) substantive (frml), fundamental
    b) (Ling) noun (before n), substantive (before n) (frml)
    II
    masculino noun, substantive (frml)
    * * *
    = substantive, substantive word, nominal.
    Ex. The author's correction of a clean proof could of course result in any amount of change, of accidentals as well as of substantives.
    Ex. OCLC is currently working on a subject retrieval system wherein subject headings will be indexed with the substantive words in subject headings being truncated.
    Ex. Content words are subdivided into nominals, attributives, predicatives, infinitives, adverbs, and gerunds.
    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo
    a) (frml) ( fundamental) substantive (frml), fundamental
    b) (Ling) noun (before n), substantive (before n) (frml)
    II
    masculino noun, substantive (frml)
    * * *
    = substantive, substantive word, nominal.

    Ex: The author's correction of a clean proof could of course result in any amount of change, of accidentals as well as of substantives.

    Ex: OCLC is currently working on a subject retrieval system wherein subject headings will be indexed with the substantive words in subject headings being truncated.
    Ex: Content words are subdivided into nominals, attributives, predicatives, infinitives, adverbs, and gerunds.

    * * *
    1 ( frml) (fundamental) substantive ( frml), fundamental
    2 ( Ling) noun ( before n), substantive ( before n) ( frml)
    noun, substantive ( frml)
    Compuestos:
    common noun
    uncountable noun
    collective noun, mass noun
    proper noun
    * * *

     

    Del verbo sustantivar: ( conjugate sustantivar)

    sustantivo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    sustantivó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    sustantivar    
    sustantivo
    sustantivo sustantivo masculino
    noun, substantive (frml)
    sustantivar vtr Ling to use as a noun
    sustantivo,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 frml (muy importante) substantive, fundamental
    2 Ling noun
    II m Ling noun
    ' sustantivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actual
    - asesinar
    - bastante
    - bélica
    - bélico
    - como
    - demasiada
    - demasiado
    - dérmica
    - dérmico
    - echar
    - el
    - folclórica
    - folclórico
    - hostelera
    - hostelero
    - incluida
    - incluido
    - inclusive
    - los
    - mal
    - muy
    - nuestra
    - nuestro
    - para
    - parecerse
    - poca
    - poco
    - política
    - preferir
    - sustantiva
    - tan
    - viaje
    - vuestra
    - vuestro
    - A
    - abadía
    - abandono
    - abanico
    - abarrotería
    - abarrotero
    - abarrotes
    - abastecedor
    - abastecimiento
    - abasto
    - abdicación
    - abdomen
    - abdominal
    - abecedario
    - abedul
    English:
    accustom
    - acoustic
    - actual
    - advise
    - aged
    - alms
    - amends
    - amenities
    - Andes
    - antics
    - appreciate
    - archives
    - armaments
    - arrears
    - athletic
    - atomic weapons
    - bacteria
    - bagpipes
    - basic
    - battlements
    - bear
    - bedclothes
    - bedding
    - bell-bottoms
    - bellows
    - belongings
    - bifocals
    - binoculars
    - blinkers
    - breadcrumbs
    - British
    - but
    - bygone
    - calves
    - cast-offs
    - castanets
    - cattle
    - children
    - chopsticks
    - clippers
    - close
    - clothes
    - condolences
    - confines
    - congratulations
    - cornflakes
    - credentials
    - crisps
    - culottes
    - dancing shoes
    * * *
    sustantivo, -a, substantivo, -a
    adj
    [importante] substantial, significant
    nm
    Gram noun
    * * *
    m GRAM noun
    * * *
    : noun
    * * *
    sustantivo n noun

    Spanish-English dictionary > sustantivo

  • 979 sustituto

    adj.
    substitute.
    m.
    1 substitute, delegate, understudy, succedaneum.
    2 stopgap.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 substitute, stand-in, replacement
    * * *
    (f. - sustituta)
    noun
    * * *
    sustituto, -a
    SM / F [temporal] substitute, stand-in; [para siempre] replacement
    * * *
    - ta masculino, femenino
    a) ( permanente) replacement
    b) ( transitorio) substitute; ( de médico) covering doctor (AmE), locum (BrE); ( de actor) understudy

    el sustituto de la profesora de alemánthe substitute (AmE) o (BrE) stand-in for the German teacher

    * * *
    = dummy, proxy, replacement, substitute, surrogate, standby [stand-by], standby [stand-by], understudy, stand-in, substitute player, substitute.
    Ex. If the disappearance of these latter two media are a problem, use dummies on the shelf and store the item at the circulation desk.
    Ex. This article suggests that 'form of material' should be used to serve as a proxy for information content analysis in the case of archival material.
    Ex. Many of the early systems were perceived as replacements for manual techniques.
    Ex. These substitute diacriticals are displayed throughout the system when required.
    Ex. I was in for yet another of those numerously produced fantasies in which a pubescent child gets involved with underworld beings that are actually surrogates for Freudian types.
    Ex. This implies the use of guides to library resources as standby forms of bibliography.
    Ex. Standbys and understudies rarely get the job when a star needs to be replaced long-term, and Calaway and Patterson know how lucky they are to have beaten the odds.
    Ex. Standbys and understudies rarely get the job when a star needs to be replaced long-term, and Calaway and Patterson know how lucky they are to have beaten the odds.
    Ex. On the one hand, Lynch gradually reveals a deluded, modestly talented, aspiring actress failing to achieve more than a stand-in role in her own life.
    Ex. How many substitute players are on the bench in a soccer game?.
    Ex. Locate references to substitutes for cocoa butter.
    ----
    * actor sustituto = understudy.
    * como sustituto de = in place of.
    * creación de sustitutos documentales = surrogacy.
    * sustituto (de) = substitute (for).
    * sustituto de leche en polvo = cream.
    * sustituto documental = document representation, document substitute, substitute, surrogate, document surrogate.
    * * *
    - ta masculino, femenino
    a) ( permanente) replacement
    b) ( transitorio) substitute; ( de médico) covering doctor (AmE), locum (BrE); ( de actor) understudy

    el sustituto de la profesora de alemánthe substitute (AmE) o (BrE) stand-in for the German teacher

    * * *
    sustituto(de)

    Ex: In this last case, the microcomputer is effectively being used only as a substitute for the typewriter.

    = dummy, proxy, replacement, substitute, surrogate, standby [stand-by], standby [stand-by], understudy, stand-in, substitute player, substitute.

    Ex: If the disappearance of these latter two media are a problem, use dummies on the shelf and store the item at the circulation desk.

    Ex: This article suggests that 'form of material' should be used to serve as a proxy for information content analysis in the case of archival material.
    Ex: Many of the early systems were perceived as replacements for manual techniques.
    Ex: These substitute diacriticals are displayed throughout the system when required.
    Ex: I was in for yet another of those numerously produced fantasies in which a pubescent child gets involved with underworld beings that are actually surrogates for Freudian types.
    Ex: This implies the use of guides to library resources as standby forms of bibliography.
    Ex: Standbys and understudies rarely get the job when a star needs to be replaced long-term, and Calaway and Patterson know how lucky they are to have beaten the odds.
    Ex: Standbys and understudies rarely get the job when a star needs to be replaced long-term, and Calaway and Patterson know how lucky they are to have beaten the odds.
    Ex: On the one hand, Lynch gradually reveals a deluded, modestly talented, aspiring actress failing to achieve more than a stand-in role in her own life.
    Ex: How many substitute players are on the bench in a soccer game?.
    Ex: Locate references to substitutes for cocoa butter.
    * actor sustituto = understudy.
    * como sustituto de = in place of.
    * creación de sustitutos documentales = surrogacy.
    * sustituto (de) = substitute (for).
    * sustituto de leche en polvo = cream.
    * sustituto documental = document representation, document substitute, substitute, surrogate, document surrogate.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (permanente) replacement
    2 (transitorio) substitute; (de un médico) covering doctor ( AmE), locum ( BrE); (de un actor) understudy
    el sustituto de la profesora de alemán the man/the teacher who is standing in for the German teacher
    el presidente me envió como su sustituto the chairman sent me to stand in for o deputize for him
    * * *

    sustituto
    ◊ -ta sustantivo masculino, femenino



    ( de médico) covering doctor (AmE), locum (BrE);
    ( de actor) understudy;
    el sustituto de la profesora de alemán the substitute (AmE) o (BrE) stand-in for the German teacher

    sustituto,-a m, f replacement
    (temporal) substitute
    ' sustituto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    interina
    - interino
    - servir
    - sustituta
    - teniente
    English:
    deputy
    - relief
    - replacement
    - stopgap
    - sub
    - substitute
    - surrogate
    - white
    * * *
    sustituto, -a, substituto, -a nm,f
    [persona] substitute, replacement (de for); [profesor] stand-in; [médico] Br locum, US covering doctor;
    ha sido designado sustituto de Pérez en la presidencia he has been appointed to stand in o substitute for Pérez as president
    * * *
    m substitute
    * * *
    sustituto, -ta n
    : substitute, stand-in
    * * *
    1. (permanente) replacement
    2. (transitorio) substitute / stand in

    Spanish-English dictionary > sustituto

  • 980 tan pronto como sea posible

    = as soon as possible (asap), at an early a juncture as possible
    Ex. If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.
    Ex. The government decided to provide libraries with information at as early a juncture as possible, so as to allow them to take action at the policy level.
    * * *
    = as soon as possible (asap), at an early a juncture as possible

    Ex: If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.

    Ex: The government decided to provide libraries with information at as early a juncture as possible, so as to allow them to take action at the policy level.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tan pronto como sea posible

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