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recall measure

  • 1 exhaustividad

    f.
    exhaustivity, thoroughness.
    * * *
    SF exhaustiveness, thoroughness
    * * *
    = depth, exhaustiveness, exhaustivity, thoroughness.
    Ex. A more specialised collection or indexing service may be indexed in greater depth, or with greater exhaustivity.
    Ex. An indication of the exhaustiveness and currency of a review can be gleaned from an examination of the bibliography.
    Ex. The exhaustivity of the indexing of a document is the number of themes that are indexed in a document.
    Ex. The quality of indexing is influenced by the standard of indexing, e.g. thoroughness, consistency.
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    * coeficiente de exhaustividad = coefficient of recall, recall ratio.
    * exhaustividad de la cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * exhaustividad en la indización = depth of indexing.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * exhaustividad relativa = relative recall.
    * índice de exhaustividad = recall ratio.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * mejorar la exhaustividad = improve + recall.
    * tasa de exhaustividad = recall ratio.
    * * *
    = depth, exhaustiveness, exhaustivity, thoroughness.

    Ex: A more specialised collection or indexing service may be indexed in greater depth, or with greater exhaustivity.

    Ex: An indication of the exhaustiveness and currency of a review can be gleaned from an examination of the bibliography.
    Ex: The exhaustivity of the indexing of a document is the number of themes that are indexed in a document.
    Ex: The quality of indexing is influenced by the standard of indexing, e.g. thoroughness, consistency.
    * coeficiente de exhaustividad = coefficient of recall, recall ratio.
    * exhaustividad de la cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * exhaustividad en la indización = depth of indexing.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * exhaustividad relativa = relative recall.
    * índice de exhaustividad = recall ratio.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * mejorar la exhaustividad = improve + recall.
    * tasa de exhaustividad = recall ratio.

    * * *
    exhaustiveness, thoroughness
    * * *
    exhaustiveness;
    investigaron el caso con exhaustividad the case was exhaustively investigated

    Spanish-English dictionary > exhaustividad

  • 2 normalizado

    adj.
    standard, standardized.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: normalizar.
    * * *
    ADJ (Com, Téc) standard, standardized
    * * *
    = standardised [standardized, -USA], patterned, normalised [normalized, -USA], standard.
    Ex. The function of a thesaurus is to provide a standardized vocabulary for information storage and retrieval systems.
    Ex. It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.
    Ex. The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.
    Ex. The following is an abbreviated list of standard subdivisions from the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.
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    * área del número normalizado y de las condiciones de adquisición = International Standard Book Number and terms of availability area, standard number and terms of availability area.
    * Código Normalizado de Referencias = Standard Reference Code.
    * Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional para Publicaciones Seria = ISBD(S) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Serials).
    * formato normalizado = standard form.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * ISBD (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional) = ISBD (International Standard Bibliographic Description).
    * ISBN (Número Internacional Normalizado para Libros) = ISBN (International Standard Book Number).
    * ISSN (Número Internacional Normalizado para Publicaciones Seriadas) = ISSN (International Standard Serial Number).
    * número normalizado = standard number.
    * * *
    = standardised [standardized, -USA], patterned, normalised [normalized, -USA], standard.

    Ex: The function of a thesaurus is to provide a standardized vocabulary for information storage and retrieval systems.

    Ex: It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.
    Ex: The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.
    Ex: The following is an abbreviated list of standard subdivisions from the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.
    * área del número normalizado y de las condiciones de adquisición = International Standard Book Number and terms of availability area, standard number and terms of availability area.
    * Código Normalizado de Referencias = Standard Reference Code.
    * Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional para Publicaciones Seria = ISBD(S) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Serials).
    * formato normalizado = standard form.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * ISBD (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional) = ISBD (International Standard Bibliographic Description).
    * ISBN (Número Internacional Normalizado para Libros) = ISBN (International Standard Book Number).
    * ISSN (Número Internacional Normalizado para Publicaciones Seriadas) = ISSN (International Standard Serial Number).
    * número normalizado = standard number.

    Spanish-English dictionary > normalizado

  • 3 recuperación

    f.
    1 recuperation, recapture, rescue, retrieval.
    2 recovery, cure, comeback, pickup.
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    1 recovery, recuperation, retrieval
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=vuelta a la normalidad) [de economía, divisa] recovery; [de enfermo, paciente] recovery, recuperation más frm
    2) (=reutilización)
    a) [de edificio] restoration; [de tierras] reclamation; [de chatarra, vidrio] salvage
    b) [de algo perdido, olvidado] revival
    3) [de dinero, joyas] recovery; (Com) [de costes, pérdidas] recovery, recoupment frm
    4) Esp (Educ) (=examen) resit
    5) (Inform) retrieval
    * * *
    1) (de enfermo, economía) recovery
    2)
    a) (de dinero, botín) recovery, recouping
    b) ( de la vista) recovery
    3) (Esp) (Educ) tb

    examen de recuperación — retake, makeup (exam) (AmE)

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    = recall, recovery, retrieval, salvage, reclamation, retrieval process, second wind, salvaging, comeback, rebound.
    Ex. As discussed above, precision, or the proportion of relevant documents retrieved, is related to recall, the extent of retrieval of relevant documents.
    Ex. A library fulfils its function of information retrieval by maintaining some system for the recovery of documents from its collection.
    Ex. DBMS are essentially programming frameworks, and can offer good storage and retrieval, but often are intended for programmers to interact with, and thus may need a programmer in order to make them usable to libraries.
    Ex. Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
    Ex. The steps to be followed in the reclamation and restoration of library materials should be set out.
    Ex. The analyser ensures the independence of the retrieval process.
    Ex. The article 'Cost-plus pricing: an old nag with a second wind?' suggests that this technique is the most transparent and equitable system yet devised.
    Ex. In contrast to Bush who seems poised to recklessly waste more lives and resources in pursuit of his ideological mission and the salvaging of his legacy.
    Ex. Fish hawks needed a helping hand and their comeback is one of the great wildlife success stories of our time.
    Ex. Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.
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    * almacenamiento y recuperación = storage and retrieval.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * cuidar a Alguien hasta su recuperación = nurse + Nombre + back to health.
    * efectuar una recuperación = effect + retrieval.
    * eficacia de la recuperación = retrieval effectiveness.
    * en recuperación = on the rebound.
    * especialista en recuperación = retrievalist.
    * estudiante de recuperación = remedial.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * instrumento de recuperación = recall device.
    * instrumento para la recuperación = access tool.
    * lenguaje de recuperación = retrieval language.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * pertinente a la recuperación = retrieval-related.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * planificación de recuperación tras siniestros = disaster recovery planning.
    * proceso de recuperación = retrieval process.
    * programas de recuperación = retrieval software.
    * recuperación automática = automated retrieval.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * recuperación de fotografías = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval, fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recuperación de la energía = second wind.
    * recuperación de referencias = reference retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto = text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto completo = full text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval.
    * recuperación documental = document retrieval.
    * recuperación económica = economic recovery.
    * recuperación en línea = online retrieval.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * recuperación por quórum = quorum matching.
    * recuperación retrospectiva = retrospective retrieval.
    * servicio de recuperación en línea = online retrieval service.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación = computerised document retrieval system, computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de documentos = computerised document retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación = retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación por relevancia = relevance system.
    * sistema para la recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval system.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * técnica de recuperación por medio de la lógica difusa = fuzzy IR technique.
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    1) (de enfermo, economía) recovery
    2)
    a) (de dinero, botín) recovery, recouping
    b) ( de la vista) recovery
    3) (Esp) (Educ) tb

    examen de recuperación — retake, makeup (exam) (AmE)

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    = recall, recovery, retrieval, salvage, reclamation, retrieval process, second wind, salvaging, comeback, rebound.

    Ex: As discussed above, precision, or the proportion of relevant documents retrieved, is related to recall, the extent of retrieval of relevant documents.

    Ex: A library fulfils its function of information retrieval by maintaining some system for the recovery of documents from its collection.
    Ex: DBMS are essentially programming frameworks, and can offer good storage and retrieval, but often are intended for programmers to interact with, and thus may need a programmer in order to make them usable to libraries.
    Ex: Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
    Ex: The steps to be followed in the reclamation and restoration of library materials should be set out.
    Ex: The analyser ensures the independence of the retrieval process.
    Ex: The article 'Cost-plus pricing: an old nag with a second wind?' suggests that this technique is the most transparent and equitable system yet devised.
    Ex: In contrast to Bush who seems poised to recklessly waste more lives and resources in pursuit of his ideological mission and the salvaging of his legacy.
    Ex: Fish hawks needed a helping hand and their comeback is one of the great wildlife success stories of our time.
    Ex: Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación = storage and retrieval.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * cuidar a Alguien hasta su recuperación = nurse + Nombre + back to health.
    * efectuar una recuperación = effect + retrieval.
    * eficacia de la recuperación = retrieval effectiveness.
    * en recuperación = on the rebound.
    * especialista en recuperación = retrievalist.
    * estudiante de recuperación = remedial.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * instrumento de recuperación = recall device.
    * instrumento para la recuperación = access tool.
    * lenguaje de recuperación = retrieval language.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * pertinente a la recuperación = retrieval-related.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * planificación de recuperación tras siniestros = disaster recovery planning.
    * proceso de recuperación = retrieval process.
    * programas de recuperación = retrieval software.
    * recuperación automática = automated retrieval.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * recuperación de fotografías = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval, fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recuperación de la energía = second wind.
    * recuperación de referencias = reference retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto = text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto completo = full text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval.
    * recuperación documental = document retrieval.
    * recuperación económica = economic recovery.
    * recuperación en línea = online retrieval.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * recuperación por quórum = quorum matching.
    * recuperación retrospectiva = retrospective retrieval.
    * servicio de recuperación en línea = online retrieval service.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación = computerised document retrieval system, computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de documentos = computerised document retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación = retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación por relevancia = relevance system.
    * sistema para la recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval system.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * técnica de recuperación por medio de la lógica difusa = fuzzy IR technique.

    * * *
    A (de una enfermedad) recovery, recuperation ( frml); (de la economía) recovery
    le deseamos una pronta recuperación we wish you a speedy recovery
    B
    1 (de dinero, un botín) recovery, recouping
    2 (de la democracia) restoration
    el proceso de recuperación de la democracia en la zona the process of restoring democracy to the region
    3 (de la vista) recovery
    4 (de un delincuente) rehabilitation
    C
    ( Esp) ( Educ) tb examen de recuperación retake exam, makeup exam o test ( AmE), resit ( BrE)
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    recuperación sustantivo femenino

    b) (Esp) (Educ) tb


    recuperación sustantivo femenino
    1 recovery
    2 (de una asignatura) resit, retake
    ' recuperación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    curación
    English:
    after-care
    - miraculous
    - over
    - recovery
    - recuperation
    - remedial
    - retrieval
    - underrated
    - make
    - resilience
    - resilient
    - road
    - well
    * * *
    1. [de lo perdido, la salud, la economía] recovery;
    [de información] retrieval; [de espacios naturales] reclamation
    2. [rehabilitación] [de local, edificio] refurbishment
    recuperación paisajística improving the visual environment
    3. Informát [de información dañada] recovery
    recuperación de datos data recovery
    4. [reciclaje] recovery
    5. [examen] resit;
    (clase de) recuperación = extra class for pupils or students who have to retake their exams
    6. [fisioterapia] physiotherapy
    7. [en baloncesto] steal
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    f
    1 tb fig
    recovery
    2 en baloncesto steal
    * * *
    1) : recovery, recuperation
    2)
    recuperación de datos : data retrieval
    * * *
    1. (en general) recovery
    2. (examen) resit
    se presentó a la recuperación de dos asignaturas en septiembre he resat two exams in September / he took two resits in September

    Spanish-English dictionary > recuperación

  • 4 resultado ordenado jerárquicamente

    Ex. The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.
    * * *

    Ex: The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.

    Spanish-English dictionary > resultado ordenado jerárquicamente

  • 5 índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación

    Ex. The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.
    * * *

    Ex: The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.

    Spanish-English dictionary > índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación

  • 6 índice de precisión

    Ex. The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.
    * * *

    Ex: The ranked output also allowed Salton to develop the normalized recall measure used in a modified form by Cleverdon in Cranfield II, and a corresponding normalized precision figure.

    Spanish-English dictionary > índice de precisión

  • 7 índice2

    2 = indicator, rate, ratio, incidence, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], rating.
    Ex. To indicate from which field a given work was Cuttered, these second indicators could be further redefined = Para indicar de qué campo se le había asignado la marca de Cutter a una obra, se podían delimitar aún más estos segundos indicadores.
    Ex. Whether, in the future, the co-operatives will be able to fund appropriate developments at a sufficiently rapid rate remains an unanswered question.
    Ex. The microfiche is a common form for catalogues and indexes, usually 208 or 270 frames per fiche, in a piece of film and with a reduction ratio of 42 or 48:1.
    Ex. The number of entries in pre-co-ordinate system will depend upon the incidence of references and multiple entries.
    Ex. As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex. But the rater must not be afraid to give negative ratings.
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    * índice de abandono escolar = dropout rate.
    * índice de acierto = hit rate.
    * índice de afinidad = affinity index.
    * índice de alcoholemia = blood alcohol level.
    * índice de alcohol en sangre = blood alcohol level.
    * índice de apertura = openness index.
    * índice de audiencia = rating.
    * índice de calidad del aire = air quality index.
    * índice de colesterol = cholesterol level.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * índice de criminalidad = crime rate.
    * índice de deserción escolar = dropout rate.
    * índice de divorcios = divorce expectancy.
    * índice de evaporación = evaporation rate.
    * índice de exhaustividad = recall ratio.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * índice de éxito = success rate.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * índice de impacto = impact indicator, impact factor.
    * índice de impacto de una publicación periódica = periodical impact factor.
    * índice de impacto inmediato = immediacy index.
    * índice de irrelevancia = fallout, fallout ratio.
    * índice de Jaccard = Jaccard's index.
    * índice del coste de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * índice del costo de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * índice de legibilidad = readability rating, readability formula, readability index.
    * índice de masa corporal (IMC) = body mass index (BMI).
    * índice de morbosidad = morbidity rate.
    * índice de morbosidad infantil = infant morbidity rate.
    * índice de mortalidad = death rate, mortality rate.
    * índice de mortalidad infantil = infant mortality rate.
    * índice de mortalidad materna = maternity mortality rate.
    * índice de mortandad = death rate, mortality rate.
    * índice de no citación = uncitedness.
    * índice de obsolescencia = aging rate [ageing rate], aging factor [ageing factor].
    * índice de octano = octane number.
    * índice de palabras del documento = textwords ratio.
    * índice de pertinencia = precision ratio, relevance rating, relevance ranking.
    * índice de ponderación = threshold weight.
    * índice de precios = price index.
    * índice de precios al consumo = consumer price index (CPI), cost of living index.
    * Indice de Precios al Consumo (IPC) = Retail Price Index (RPI).
    * índice de precipitación = rainfall figure.
    * índice de precisión = precision figure.
    * índice de predicción = predictor.
    * índice de probabilidad = expectancy ratio.
    * índice de producción = output indicator.
    * índice de productividad = output measure.
    * índice de registro por documento = item record index.
    * índice de registro por término = term record index.
    * índice de rendimiento = performance rating, performance measure, output measure.
    * índice de rendimiento personal = individual performance index.
    * índice de respuesta = response rate, rate of response.
    * índice de satisfacción = fill rate, satisfaction rating.
    * índice de suicidios = suicide rate.
    * índice de uso = performance measure, output measure.
    * índice económico = economic index.
    * índice proporciométrico = proportiometric index.

    Spanish-English dictionary > índice2

  • 8 índice

    m.
    1 index, table of contents.
    2 index finger, index, forefinger, long finger.
    3 rate, coefficient, ratio.
    4 pointer, indicator.
    5 suffix of a string.
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    1 (gen) index; (indicio) sign, indicator
    2 (de un libro) index, table of contents; (catálogo) catalogue
    3 (dedo) index finger, forefinger
    \
    índice de precios al consumo retail price index
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de libro, publicación] index

    índice de materias, índice temático — table of contents

    2) (=catálogo) (library) catalogue, (library) catalog (EEUU)
    3) (Estadística) rate

    índice de audiencia — (TV) audience ratings pl

    índice de mortalidad — death rate, mortality rate

    4) (Econ) index
    5) (Mec)
    6) (=prueba) sign, indication

    es un índice claro de que el plan ha fracasadoit's a clear sign o indication that the plan has failed

    7) (Téc) (=aguja) pointer, needle; (=manecilla) hand
    8) (Anat) (tb: dedo índice) index finger, forefinger
    9) (Rel)
    * * *
    1) ( de una publicación) index; ( catálogo) catalog*
    2) (Anat) index finger, forefinger
    3)
    a) (Mat, Inf) index
    b) (tasa, coeficiente) rate
    4) (indicio, muestra) sign, indication
    * * *
    1) ( de una publicación) index; ( catálogo) catalog*
    2) (Anat) index finger, forefinger
    3)
    a) (Mat, Inf) index
    b) (tasa, coeficiente) rate
    4) (indicio, muestra) sign, indication
    * * *
    índice1
    1 = index [indices/indexes, -pl.].
    Nota: Listado alfabético o sistemático de materias que envían a la posición de cada materia en un documento o conjunto de documentos.

    Ex: An index, in the context of information retrieval, is some kind of physical mechanism, or tool, which serves to indicate to the searcher those parts of an information store which are potentially relevant to a request.

    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * basado en índices = index-based.
    * boletín de índices = indexing bulletin.
    * buscar a través de los índices = browse.
    * búsqueda en el índice = index searching.
    * consultar a través de los índices = browse.
    * consultar un índice = search + index.
    * creación de los índices de un libro = back-of-the-book indexing, back-of-book indexing.
    * crear un índice = generate + index.
    * disco índice = index disc.
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * elaborar un índice = produce + index.
    * entrada del índice = index entry.
    * hacer un índice digital = thumb index.
    * índice acumulativo = cumulative index, cumulated index.
    * índice alfabético = alphabetical index.
    * índice alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject index.
    * índice articulado de materias = articulated subject index.
    * índice bibliométrico = bibliometric index.
    * Indice Británico de Tecnología (BTI) = BTI (British Technology Index).
    * índice colectivo = pool index.
    * índice cruzado = dual dictionary.
    * índice de autores = author index.
    * Indice de Autores Corporativos = Corporate Index.
    * Indice de Citas = citation index, Citation Index.
    * Indice de Citas de Ciencia (SCI) = Science Citation Index (SCI).
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * índice de contenido = contents list, table of contents [ToC], contents table.
    * Indice de Documentos de las Naciones Unidas (UNDEX) = UNDEX (United Nations Documents Index).
    * Indice de Documentos de las Naciones Unidas (UNDI) = UNDI (United Nations Documents Index).
    * Indice de Fuentes = source index, Source Index.
    * índice de libro = book index.
    * índice de listado de ordenador compuesto tipográficamente = typeset computer book form index.
    * índice de localización = localisation index.
    * índice de materias = subject index, topical index, subject guide.
    * índice de medicina = medical index.
    * índice de nombres = name index.
    * índice de publicaciones periódicas = periodical index.
    * índice derivado automáticamente de los títulos = derived index.
    * índice de términos permutados = Permuterm index.
    * índice de títulos = title index.
    * índice digital = thumb index, thumb holes.
    * índice encuadernado de listado de ordenador = computer book form index, computer book form index.
    * índice encuadernado en forma de listado de ordenador = computer book form index.
    * índice en lenguaje natural = natural language index.
    * índice en microfilm = microfilm index.
    * índice especializado = special index, specialist index.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * índice final = back-of-the-book index, back-of-book index.
    * índice general = general index.
    * índice impreso = printed index.
    * índice invertido = dictionary, inverted index, inverted list.
    * índice invertido de las citas bibliográficas = citation dictionary.
    * índice invertido de las palabras del título = title word dictionary.
    * índice jerárquico = hierarchical index.
    * índice KWIC = KWIC index.
    * índice KWIC (Palabra Clave en su Contexto) = KWIC (Keyword-in-Context).
    * índice KWIT (Palabra Clave del Título) = KWIT (Keyword-in-Title).
    * índice KWOC (Palabra Clave fuera de su Contexto) = KWOC (Keyword-Out-of-Context).
    * índice permutado = permuted index, shunted index.
    * índice permutado del tipo KWIC = KWICed index.
    * Indice Permutado de Materias = Permuterm Subject Index.
    * índice permutado de palabras clave = permuted keyword index.
    * índice permutado de títulos = permuted title index.
    * índice por unitérminos = uniterm index.
    * índice postcoordinado = post-coordinate index.
    * índice precoordinado = pre-coordinate index.
    * índice quinquenal = quinquennial index.
    * índice relativo = relative index.
    * índices de títulos al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type title indexes.
    * índices postcoordinados de fichas = card based post-coordinate index.
    * índice temático = subject index, thematic index, subject directory.
    * índice visible = visible index.
    * revista de índices = indexing journal.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sistema en el que el documento aparece representado en un único lugar del ín = one-place system.
    * término del índice = index term.

    índice2
    2 = indicator, rate, ratio, incidence, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], rating.

    Ex: To indicate from which field a given work was Cuttered, these second indicators could be further redefined = Para indicar de qué campo se le había asignado la marca de Cutter a una obra, se podían delimitar aún más estos segundos indicadores.

    Ex: Whether, in the future, the co-operatives will be able to fund appropriate developments at a sufficiently rapid rate remains an unanswered question.
    Ex: The microfiche is a common form for catalogues and indexes, usually 208 or 270 frames per fiche, in a piece of film and with a reduction ratio of 42 or 48:1.
    Ex: The number of entries in pre-co-ordinate system will depend upon the incidence of references and multiple entries.
    Ex: As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex: But the rater must not be afraid to give negative ratings.
    * índice de abandono escolar = dropout rate.
    * índice de acierto = hit rate.
    * índice de afinidad = affinity index.
    * índice de alcoholemia = blood alcohol level.
    * índice de alcohol en sangre = blood alcohol level.
    * índice de apertura = openness index.
    * índice de audiencia = rating.
    * índice de calidad del aire = air quality index.
    * índice de colesterol = cholesterol level.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * índice de criminalidad = crime rate.
    * índice de deserción escolar = dropout rate.
    * índice de divorcios = divorce expectancy.
    * índice de evaporación = evaporation rate.
    * índice de exhaustividad = recall ratio.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * índice de éxito = success rate.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * índice de impacto = impact indicator, impact factor.
    * índice de impacto de una publicación periódica = periodical impact factor.
    * índice de impacto inmediato = immediacy index.
    * índice de irrelevancia = fallout, fallout ratio.
    * índice de Jaccard = Jaccard's index.
    * índice del coste de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * índice del costo de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * índice de legibilidad = readability rating, readability formula, readability index.
    * índice de masa corporal (IMC) = body mass index (BMI).
    * índice de morbosidad = morbidity rate.
    * índice de morbosidad infantil = infant morbidity rate.
    * índice de mortalidad = death rate, mortality rate.
    * índice de mortalidad infantil = infant mortality rate.
    * índice de mortalidad materna = maternity mortality rate.
    * índice de mortandad = death rate, mortality rate.
    * índice de no citación = uncitedness.
    * índice de obsolescencia = aging rate [ageing rate], aging factor [ageing factor].
    * índice de octano = octane number.
    * índice de palabras del documento = textwords ratio.
    * índice de pertinencia = precision ratio, relevance rating, relevance ranking.
    * índice de ponderación = threshold weight.
    * índice de precios = price index.
    * índice de precios al consumo = consumer price index (CPI), cost of living index.
    * Indice de Precios al Consumo (IPC) = Retail Price Index (RPI).
    * índice de precipitación = rainfall figure.
    * índice de precisión = precision figure.
    * índice de predicción = predictor.
    * índice de probabilidad = expectancy ratio.
    * índice de producción = output indicator.
    * índice de productividad = output measure.
    * índice de registro por documento = item record index.
    * índice de registro por término = term record index.
    * índice de rendimiento = performance rating, performance measure, output measure.
    * índice de rendimiento personal = individual performance index.
    * índice de respuesta = response rate, rate of response.
    * índice de satisfacción = fill rate, satisfaction rating.
    * índice de suicidios = suicide rate.
    * índice de uso = performance measure, output measure.
    * índice económico = economic index.
    * índice proporciométrico = proportiometric index.

    índice3

    Ex: Then he picked up about 2 cm. of type from the right-hand end of the uppermost line (i.e. the last word or two of the last line) with the thumb and forefinger of his right hand, read it, and dropped the pieces of type one by one into their proper boxes.

    * dedo índice = index finger, forefinger.

    * * *
    A
    2
    el Índice ( Hist, Relig) the Index
    Compuestos:
    alphabetical index
    índice temático or de materias
    table of contents
    B ( Anat) index finger, forefinger
    C
    1 ( Mat) index
    2 ( Inf) index
    3 (tasa, coeficiente) rate
    un aumento en el índice de criminalidad an increase in the crime rate
    Compuestos:
    cephalic index
    ratings (pl)
    índice del costo or ( Esp) coste de (la) vida
    cost-of-living index
    body mass index
    death rate, mortality rate
    birth rate
    índice de precios al consumo or al consumidor
    consumer prices index, ≈ retail price index ( in UK)
    wholesale price index
    índice de sobrevivencia or supervivencia
    survival rate
    D (indicio, muestra) sign, indication
    es un índice de la crisis it is a sign o an indication of the crisis
    * * *

     

    Del verbo indizar: ( conjugate indizar)

    indicé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    indice es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    indizar    
    índice
    índice sustantivo masculino
    1 ( de una publicación) index;
    ( catálogo) catalog( conjugate catalog)
    2 (Anat) index finger, forefinger
    3 (tasa, coeficiente) rate;

    índice sustantivo masculino
    1 (de libro) index, contents pl
    2 (proporción, tasa) rate
    índice de audiencia, ratings pl; índice de natalidad/mortalidad, birth/death rate
    Fin índice de precios al consumo (IPC), retail price index (RPI)
    Fin índice bursátil, stockmarket index
    Téc índice de calidad, quality factor
    3 Anat (dedo) índice, index finger, forefinger
    4 (síntoma, señal) sign, indication
    Index tiene dos formas del plural: si te refieres al contenido de un libro, el plural es indexes, pero si te refieres a un término matemático, es indices.
    ' índice' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abstención
    - concentrarse
    - dedo
    - IPC
    - sumaria
    - sumario
    - tabla
    - ponderar
    - tasa
    English:
    birth rate
    - consumer price index
    - content
    - CPI
    - death rate
    - economy
    - finger
    - forefinger
    - index
    - index finger
    - labour-intensive
    - literacy
    - rate
    - rating
    - Retail Price Index
    - RPI
    - unemployment
    - gazetteer
    - incidence
    - retail
    - subject
    * * *
    1. [indicador] index;
    [proporción] level, rate índice de audiencia audience ratings;
    índice bursátil stock market index;
    Quím índice de cetano cetane number; Informát índice de compresión compression ratio;
    índice del costo o Esp coste de la vida cost of living index;
    índice de desempleo unemployment rate;
    el índice de desempleo ha caído unemployment has fallen;
    Bolsa índice Dow Jones Dow-Jones index;
    índice económico economic indicator;
    índice de golpes [en golf] stroke index;
    índice de mortalidad mortality rate;
    Bolsa índice Nikkei Nikkei index;
    índice de popularidad popularity rating;
    índice de precios al consumo Br retail price index, US consumer price index;
    Fís índice de refracción refractive index
    2. [señal, indicio] sign, indicator;
    el número de llamadas es índice del interés despertado the number of calls is a sign of how much interest has been generated
    3. [lista, catálogo] catalogue;
    [de libro] index;
    índice (de contenidos) (table of) contents
    índice alfabético alphabetical index;
    índice de materias table of contents;
    índice onomástico index of proper names;
    índice temático subject index
    4. Hist
    el Índice the Index (Librorum Prohibitorum)
    5.
    (dedo) índice index finger
    6. [letra] index
    7. Mat index
    * * *
    m
    1 index;
    índice de precios al consumo consumer price index, Br tb retail price index;
    índice bursátil stock market index, Br share index;
    índice de desempleo unemployment rate
    2
    :
    dedo índice index finger
    * * *
    1) : index
    2) : index finger, forefinger
    3) indicio: indication
    * * *
    1. (en general) index [pl. indexes]
    2. (dedo) index finger

    Spanish-English dictionary > índice

  • 9 adverso

    adj.
    1 adverse, bad, averse, opposed.
    2 negative, harmful.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: adversar.
    * * *
    1 adverse, unfavourable (US unfavorable)
    2 (opuesto) opposite
    3 (adversario) opposing
    \
    condiciones adversas adverse conditions
    * * *
    (f. - adversa)
    adj.
    adverse, unfavorable
    * * *
    ADJ [lado] opposite, facing; [resultado etc] adverse; [suerte] bad
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <circunstancias/resultado> adverse

    la suerte le fue adversa — (liter) fortune did not favor him (liter)

    * * *
    = adverse, untoward, averse.
    Ex. An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.
    Ex. Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
    Ex. The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    ----
    * circunstancia adversa = adverse circumstance.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <circunstancias/resultado> adverse

    la suerte le fue adversa — (liter) fortune did not favor him (liter)

    * * *
    = adverse, untoward, averse.

    Ex: An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.

    Ex: Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
    Ex: The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    * circunstancia adversa = adverse circumstance.

    * * *
    adverso -sa
    ‹circunstancias/resultado› adverse
    la suerte le fue adversa ( liter); fortune did not favor him ( liter)
    * * *

    adverso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹circunstancias/resultado adverse

    adverso,-a adjetivo adverse

    ' adverso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adversa
    English:
    adverse
    - unfavorable
    - unfavourable
    - unsympathetic
    - untoward
    * * *
    adverso, -a adj
    1. [condiciones] adverse;
    incluso en las condiciones más adversas even in the worst o most adverse conditions
    2. [destino] unkind
    3. [suerte] bad;
    la suerte le fue adversa fate was unkind to him
    4. [viento] unfavourable
    * * *
    adj adverse;
    suerte adversa bad luck
    * * *
    adverso, -sa adj
    desfavorable: adverse, unfavorable
    adversamente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > adverso

  • 10 afecto

    adj.
    1 fond, inclined.
    2 affected.
    3 pledged, subject to lien, encumbered.
    m.
    affection, fondness.
    sentir afecto por alguien to be fond of somebody
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: afectar.
    * * *
    1 (aficionado) fond (a, of)
    2 (enfermo) suffering (de, from)
    1 affection
    \
    tomarle afecto a alguien to become fond of somebody
    ————————
    1 affection
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=apegado) affectionate
    2)

    afecto a — (Jur) (=sujeto) subject to, liable for

    3)

    afecto de — (Med) afflicted with

    2. SM
    1) (=cariño) affection, fondness (a for)
    2) (=emoción) feeling, emotion
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ser] ( simpatizante)

    afecto a algoa ideas/un régimen sympathetic to something

    b) [ser] ( aficionado)

    afecto a + inf — given to -ing

    2) (frml) (sujeto, ligado)

    afecto a algo: los empleados afectos a esa sucursal — those employed at that branch

    3) (frml) ( afectado)
    II
    masculino ( cariño) affection

    tenerle afecto a or sentir afecto por alguien — to be fond of somebody

    * * *
    = affection, warmth, tenderness, caring, attachment.
    Ex. These he bound up in three volumes, and on the fly leaf of the first volume wrote 'I have always retained a kind of affection for little story books, as they recall muy early days'.
    Ex. The spark of warmth had emboldened her.
    Ex. In addition to its weirdness, vitriol, and zaniness, the volume is characterized by solid good sense with an undertone of genuinely elegiac tenderness.
    Ex. Parents can show warmth and caring by hugging their children and reassuring them of parental love and concern for their welfare.
    Ex. Librarians have affirmed their attachment to freedom of expression.
    ----
    * afecto físico = physical affection.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * devolver el afecto = return + Posesivo + affection.
    * expresar afecto por = profess + affection for.
    * manifestar afecto por = profess + affection for.
    * mostrar afecto = show + affection.
    * recordado con afecto = fondly remembered.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ser] ( simpatizante)

    afecto a algoa ideas/un régimen sympathetic to something

    b) [ser] ( aficionado)

    afecto a + inf — given to -ing

    2) (frml) (sujeto, ligado)

    afecto a algo: los empleados afectos a esa sucursal — those employed at that branch

    3) (frml) ( afectado)
    II
    masculino ( cariño) affection

    tenerle afecto a or sentir afecto por alguien — to be fond of somebody

    * * *
    = affection, warmth, tenderness, caring, attachment.

    Ex: These he bound up in three volumes, and on the fly leaf of the first volume wrote 'I have always retained a kind of affection for little story books, as they recall muy early days'.

    Ex: The spark of warmth had emboldened her.
    Ex: In addition to its weirdness, vitriol, and zaniness, the volume is characterized by solid good sense with an undertone of genuinely elegiac tenderness.
    Ex: Parents can show warmth and caring by hugging their children and reassuring them of parental love and concern for their welfare.
    Ex: Librarians have affirmed their attachment to freedom of expression.
    * afecto físico = physical affection.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * devolver el afecto = return + Posesivo + affection.
    * expresar afecto por = profess + affection for.
    * manifestar afecto por = profess + affection for.
    * mostrar afecto = show + affection.
    * recordado con afecto = fondly remembered.

    * * *
    afecto1 -ta
    A
    1 [ SER] (simpatizante) afecto A algo ‹a ideas/un régimen› sympathetic TO sth
    2 [ SER] (aficionado) afecto A algo keen ON sth afecto A + INF given TO -ING
    B ( frml) (sujeto, ligado) afecto A algo:
    los empleados afectos a esa sucursal employees belonging to that branch, those employed at that branch
    la adquisición de bienes afectos a actividades profesionales the purchase of goods for professional use
    C ( frml) (afectado) afecto DE algo afflicted WITH sth ( frml)
    A (cariño) affection
    le tiene gran afecto a or siente gran afecto por su viejo profesor she has great affection for o she is very fond of her old teacher
    (en necrológicas): familiares y afectos family and close friends
    * * *

     

    Del verbo afectar: ( conjugate afectar)

    afecto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    afectó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    afectar    
    afecto
    afectar ( conjugate afectar) verbo transitivo
    1


    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml);


    2 ( fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia to affect, feign
    afecto sustantivo masculino ( cariño) affection;

    tomarle afecto a algn to grow fond of sb
    afectar verbo transitivo
    1 (incumbir) to affect: la medida nos afecta a todos, the measure affects us all
    2 (impresionar, entristecer) to affect, sadden: le afectó mucho la muerte de su padre, she was deeply affected by her father's death
    afecto,-a
    I adj frml (adepto, simpatizante) sympathetic
    II sustantivo masculino affection: todos nosotros le tomamos mucho afecto, we all became very fond of him

    ' afecto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afecta
    - afectar
    - calor
    - cariño
    - cobrar
    - demostración
    - efusión
    - manifestación
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - ganar
    - necesitado
    - reconquistar
    English:
    affection
    - get
    - sale
    - upset
    - care
    - disturbed
    - toll
    * * *
    afecto, -a
    adj
    1. [aficionado] keen (a on);
    son afectos a la conversación they are fond of talking
    2. [adepto] sympathetic (a to);
    un militar afecto al antiguo régimen a soldier who is sympathetic to the old regime
    3. [adscrito] attached (a to);
    un funcionario afecto al departamento de contabilidad a civil servant attached to the accounts department
    nm
    1. [cariño] affection, fondness;
    lo trata con afecto she's very affectionate towards him;
    en poco tiempo le ha tomado mucho afecto she has quickly become very fond of him
    2. [sentimiento, emoción] emotion, feeling
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    afecto a algo keen on sth; POL sympathetic to sth
    II m affection;
    tener afecto a alguien be fond of s.o.
    * * *
    afecto, -ta adj
    1) : affected, afflicted
    2) : fond, affectionate
    afecto nm
    cariño: affection
    * * *
    afecto n affection

    Spanish-English dictionary > afecto

  • 11 coeficiente

    m.
    1 rate.
    coeficiente intelectual o de inteligencia IQ
    2 coefficient, measure.
    * * *
    1 MATEMÁTICAS coefficient
    2 (grado) degree, rate
    \
    coeficiente de inteligencia intelligence quotient, IQ
    * * *
    SM (Mat) coefficient; (Econ) rate; (Med) degree

    coeficiente de inteligencia — intelligence quotient, IQ

    coeficiente intelectual, coeficiente mental — intelligence quotient, IQ

    * * *
    masculino (Mat) coefficient
    * * *
    = quotient, coefficient.
    Ex. One reads, for instance, that a parameter in assessing the maximum period a user can be kept waiting is the 'aggravation quotient'.
    Ex. The coefficients of eigenvectors associated with the largest eigenvalue provide the basis for sequencing atoms which are ordered according to the relative magnitudes of the coefficients.
    ----
    * coeficiente de correlación = correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de correlación de Pearson = Pearson correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de exhaustividad = coefficient of recall, recall ratio.
    * coeficiente de inteligencia = IQ (intelligence quotient).
    * coeficiente de irrelevancia = fallout ratio.
    * coeficiente de la correlación de los cosenos = cosine correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de pertinencia = precision ratio, relevance rating, relevance ranking.
    * coeficiente de precisión = coefficient of precision.
    * coeficiente de referencia conjunta = cocitation strength.
    * coeficiente de similitud = similarity measure.
    * * *
    masculino (Mat) coefficient
    * * *
    = quotient, coefficient.

    Ex: One reads, for instance, that a parameter in assessing the maximum period a user can be kept waiting is the 'aggravation quotient'.

    Ex: The coefficients of eigenvectors associated with the largest eigenvalue provide the basis for sequencing atoms which are ordered according to the relative magnitudes of the coefficients.
    * coeficiente de correlación = correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de correlación de Pearson = Pearson correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de exhaustividad = coefficient of recall, recall ratio.
    * coeficiente de inteligencia = IQ (intelligence quotient).
    * coeficiente de irrelevancia = fallout ratio.
    * coeficiente de la correlación de los cosenos = cosine correlation coefficient.
    * coeficiente de pertinencia = precision ratio, relevance rating, relevance ranking.
    * coeficiente de precisión = coefficient of precision.
    * coeficiente de referencia conjunta = cocitation strength.
    * coeficiente de similitud = similarity measure.

    * * *
    ( Mat) coefficient
    Compuestos:
    amortization rate
    cash ratio, liquidity ratio
    capital to debt ratio
    rate of increase
    drag coefficient
    IQ, intelligence quotient
    * * *

    coeficiente sustantivo masculino (Mat) coefficient;
    coeficiente intelectual or de inteligencia IQ, intelligence quotient
    coeficiente sustantivo masculino
    1 Mat coefficient
    2 Fís Quím (grado) rate
    3 coeficiente intelectual, intelligence quotient
    ' coeficiente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    índice
    English:
    coefficient
    - IQ
    * * *
    1. [índice] rate
    Fin coeficiente de caja cash ratio;
    coeficiente de goles goal difference;
    coeficiente intelectual intelligence quotient, IQ;
    coeficiente de inteligencia intelligence quotient, IQ;
    Fin coeficiente de liquidez liquidity ratio
    2. Mat & Fís coefficient
    Fís coeficiente de dilatación coefficient of expansion
    * * *
    m coefficient
    * * *
    1) : coefficient
    2)
    coeficiente intelectual : IQ, intelligence quotient

    Spanish-English dictionary > coeficiente

  • 12 cuantificar

    v.
    to quantify.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to quantify, measure
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ daños, pérdidas] to quantify frm, assess
    2) (Fís) to quantize
    3) (Lógica) to quantify
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <valor/daños/pérdidas> to quantify, assess
    c) (Fil) to quantify
    * * *
    = measure, quantify.
    Ex. Thus it is apparent that it is easier to measure precision that recall.
    Ex. The two measurements are quantified as the recall ratio and the precision ratio.
    ----
    * fácil de cuantificar = measurable.
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <valor/daños/pérdidas> to quantify, assess
    c) (Fil) to quantify
    * * *
    = measure, quantify.

    Ex: Thus it is apparent that it is easier to measure precision that recall.

    Ex: The two measurements are quantified as the recall ratio and the precision ratio.
    * fácil de cuantificar = measurable.
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹valor/daños/pérdidas› to quantify, assess
    2 ( Fís) to quantize
    3 ( Fil) to quantify
    * * *

    cuantificar ( conjugate cuantificar) verbo transitivovalor/daños/pérdidas to quantify, assess
    cuantificar verbo transitivo to assess: van a cuantificar las pérdidas ocasionadas por la riada, they're going to assess the flood damage
    ' cuantificar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    quantify
    * * *
    1. [contabilizar] to quantify
    2. Fís to quantize
    3. Filosofía to quantify
    * * *
    v/t quantify

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuantificar

  • 13 grado

    m.
    1 degree.
    grado centígrado degree centigrade
    2 degree.
    quemaduras de primer grado first-degree burns
    mostró un alto grado de preparación he was very well prepared
    en menor grado to a lesser extent o degree
    en grado sumo greatly
    3 grade (rango).
    4 year, class (education).
    5 score, grade.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: gradar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) degree
    2 (estado) stage
    3 EDUCACIÓN (curso) class, year, US grade
    5 (peldaño) step
    6 MILITAR rank
    7 LINGÚÍSTICA degree
    \
    de buen grado willingly, with good grace
    de mal grado unwillingly, with bad grace
    en sumo grado to the highest degree
    en tal grado so much so
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=nivel) degree

    quemaduras de primer/segundo grado — first-/second-degree burns

    en alto grado — to a great degree

    de grado en grado — step by step, by degrees

    en mayor grado — to a greater degree o extent

    en menor grado — to a lesser degree o extent

    en sumo grado o en grado sumo, era humillante en sumo grado — it was humiliating in the extreme

    en grado superlativoin the extreme

    tercer grado (penitenciario) — Esp lowest category within the prison system which allows day release privileges

    2) (Geog, Mat, Fís) degree
    3) [de escalafón] grade; (Mil) rank
    4) (=etapa) stage
    5) esp LAm (Educ) (=curso) year, grade (EEUU); (=título) degree

    colación de grados Arg conferment of degrees

    6) (Ling) degree of comparison

    adjetivos en grado comparativo — comparative adjectives, comparatives

    adjetivos en grado superlativo — superlative adjectives, superlatives

    7) (=gusto)

    de (buen) grado — willingly

    de mal grado — unwillingly

    de grado o por (la) fuerza —

    otros muchos países entraron en guerra, de grado o por la fuerza — many other countries were forced willy-nilly to enter the war

    pues tendrás que ir, de grado o por la fuerza — well you'll have to go, like it or not

    8) [de escalera] step
    9) pl grados (Rel) minor orders
    * * *
    1)
    a) (nivel, cantidad) degree

    el asunto se ha complicado en or (AmL) a tal grado... — things have become so complicated...

    en grado sumo: me preocupó en grado sumo it caused me great concern; nos complace en grado sumo comunicarle que... — it gives us great pleasure to inform you that...

    b) ( de parentesco) degree
    2) ( de escalafón) grade

    de buen/mal grado — willingly/unwillingly

    4)
    a) (Fís, Meteo) degree
    b) (Geog, Mat) degree
    c) (Vin) degree
    5)
    a) (esp AmL) (Educ) (curso, año) year
    b) ( título)
    * * *
    = degree, extent, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], magnitude, range, rate, scale, to what extent, grade, quotient, degree.
    Ex. This degree of standardisation is not the pattern outside of this specific area of application.
    Ex. The extent of searchable elements will vary from one data base to another.
    Ex. As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex. Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
    Ex. Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex. Whether, in the future, the co-operatives will be able to fund appropriate developments at a sufficiently rapid rate remains an unanswered question.
    Ex. Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex. Clearly an index must permit access to a document by its central theme, but, to what extent should access be provided to secondary or subsidiary topics considered within a document?.
    Ex. The project is concerned with the investigation of conditions of appointment for women librarians as well as the grades and salary scales assigned to library tasks.
    Ex. One reads, for instance, that a parameter in assessing the maximum period a user can be kept waiting is the 'aggravation quotient'.
    Ex. In cartography reference system is the method by which one can locate a place on a map, eg (a) degrees of latitude and longitude; (b) a grid reference.
    ----
    * alumno de cuarto grado = fourth grader.
    * asesinato en primer grado = first-degree murder.
    * bebida alcohólica con muchos grados = hard drink, hard liquor.
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cierto grado de = a degree of.
    * de buen grado = willing, good-humouredly, good-humoured, good-naturedly.
    * de grado básico = junior grade.
    * delito de menor grado = misdemeanour [misdimeanor, -USA].
    * de primer grado = in the first degree.
    * de segundo grado = second-degree, in the second degree.
    * el grado de = the extent of.
    * el grado de + Nombre = the breadth and depth of + Nombre.
    * el grado en que = the extent to which.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en diverso grado = to varying degrees.
    * en diversos grados = to varying extents.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en mayor grado = to a greater degree, a fortiori, to a greater extent, to a larger degree, to a larger extent.
    * en mayor o menor grado = to a greater or lesser degree.
    * en menor grado = to a lesser extent, to a lesser degree.
    * en sumo grado = in the extreme.
    * en tercer grado = in the third degree.
    * en un grado bastante aceptable = to a fair extent.
    * en un grado sumo = in the extreme.
    * escala que consta de nueve grados = nine-point scale.
    * girar 180 grados = move + 180 degrees.
    * grado centígrado (ºC) = degree centigrade (ºC).
    * grado de aceptación = acceptance rate.
    * grado de acidez = pH, ph value.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.
    * grado de citación = citedness.
    * grado de cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * grado de coincidencia entre el tema de un documento y el tema de búsqueda = topicality.
    * grado de compleción = completeness.
    * grado de escepticismo = degree of skepticism.
    * grado de integración = scale of integration.
    * grado de no citación = uncitedness.
    * grado de pertinencia = recall tendency.
    * grado de precisión = degree of detail.
    * grado de proximidad entre dos = betweenness.
    * grado de relación = relatedness measure.
    * grado medio = middle grade.
    * grado superlativo = superlative.
    * hasta tal grado que = so much so that.
    * salón de grados = conference room.
    * tomarse Algo de buen grado = take + Nombre + in good humour.
    * un cierto grado de = a certain amount of, a modicum of.
    * vida + dar un giro de 180 grados = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (nivel, cantidad) degree

    el asunto se ha complicado en or (AmL) a tal grado... — things have become so complicated...

    en grado sumo: me preocupó en grado sumo it caused me great concern; nos complace en grado sumo comunicarle que... — it gives us great pleasure to inform you that...

    b) ( de parentesco) degree
    2) ( de escalafón) grade

    de buen/mal grado — willingly/unwillingly

    4)
    a) (Fís, Meteo) degree
    b) (Geog, Mat) degree
    c) (Vin) degree
    5)
    a) (esp AmL) (Educ) (curso, año) year
    b) ( título)
    * * *
    = degree, extent, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], magnitude, range, rate, scale, to what extent, grade, quotient, degree.

    Ex: This degree of standardisation is not the pattern outside of this specific area of application.

    Ex: The extent of searchable elements will vary from one data base to another.
    Ex: As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex: Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
    Ex: Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex: Whether, in the future, the co-operatives will be able to fund appropriate developments at a sufficiently rapid rate remains an unanswered question.
    Ex: Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex: Clearly an index must permit access to a document by its central theme, but, to what extent should access be provided to secondary or subsidiary topics considered within a document?.
    Ex: The project is concerned with the investigation of conditions of appointment for women librarians as well as the grades and salary scales assigned to library tasks.
    Ex: One reads, for instance, that a parameter in assessing the maximum period a user can be kept waiting is the 'aggravation quotient'.
    Ex: In cartography reference system is the method by which one can locate a place on a map, eg (a) degrees of latitude and longitude; (b) a grid reference.
    * alumno de cuarto grado = fourth grader.
    * asesinato en primer grado = first-degree murder.
    * bebida alcohólica con muchos grados = hard drink, hard liquor.
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cierto grado de = a degree of.
    * de buen grado = willing, good-humouredly, good-humoured, good-naturedly.
    * de grado básico = junior grade.
    * delito de menor grado = misdemeanour [misdimeanor, -USA].
    * de primer grado = in the first degree.
    * de segundo grado = second-degree, in the second degree.
    * el grado de = the extent of.
    * el grado de + Nombre = the breadth and depth of + Nombre.
    * el grado en que = the extent to which.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en diverso grado = to varying degrees.
    * en diversos grados = to varying extents.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en mayor grado = to a greater degree, a fortiori, to a greater extent, to a larger degree, to a larger extent.
    * en mayor o menor grado = to a greater or lesser degree.
    * en menor grado = to a lesser extent, to a lesser degree.
    * en sumo grado = in the extreme.
    * en tercer grado = in the third degree.
    * en un grado bastante aceptable = to a fair extent.
    * en un grado sumo = in the extreme.
    * escala que consta de nueve grados = nine-point scale.
    * girar 180 grados = move + 180 degrees.
    * grado centígrado (ºC) = degree centigrade (ºC).
    * grado de aceptación = acceptance rate.
    * grado de acidez = pH, ph value.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.
    * grado de citación = citedness.
    * grado de cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * grado de coincidencia entre el tema de un documento y el tema de búsqueda = topicality.
    * grado de compleción = completeness.
    * grado de escepticismo = degree of skepticism.
    * grado de integración = scale of integration.
    * grado de no citación = uncitedness.
    * grado de pertinencia = recall tendency.
    * grado de precisión = degree of detail.
    * grado de proximidad entre dos = betweenness.
    * grado de relación = relatedness measure.
    * grado medio = middle grade.
    * grado superlativo = superlative.
    * hasta tal grado que = so much so that.
    * salón de grados = conference room.
    * tomarse Algo de buen grado = take + Nombre + in good humour.
    * un cierto grado de = a certain amount of, a modicum of.
    * vida + dar un giro de 180 grados = turn + Posesivo + life around.

    * * *
    A
    1 (nivel, cantidad) degree
    otro ejemplo del grado de confusión reinante another example of the degree of confusion that prevails
    depende del grado de libertad que tengan it depends on how much freedom o the degree of freedom they enjoy
    el asunto se ha complicado en or ( AmL) a tal grado que no le veo solución things have become so complicated that I can't see any solution
    en grado sumo: la noticia me preocupó en grado sumo the news worried me greatly o caused me great concern
    nos complace en grado sumo poder comunicarle que … it gives us great pleasure to be able to inform you that …
    son primos en segundo grado they are second cousins
    un oficial de grado superior a high-ranking officer
    medio1 (↑ medio (1))
    C
    (disposición): de buen grado readily, willingly, with good grace
    de mal grado reluctantly, unwillingly, with bad grace
    D
    estamos a tres grados bajo cero it's three degrees below zero, it's minus three degrees
    2 ( Geog, Mat) degree
    a un ángulo de 60 grados at an angle of 60 degrees, at a 60° angle
    25 grados de latitud/longitud 25 degrees latitude/longitude
    3 ( Vin) degree
    un vino de 12 grados a 12% proof wine
    Compuestos:
    grado centígrado or Celsius
    degree centigrade o Celsius
    degree Fahrenheit
    E
    1 ( esp AmL) ( Educ) (curso, año) year, grade ( AmE), form ( BrE)
    2
    (título): tiene el grado de licenciado he has a college degree ( AmE), he has a university degree ( BrE)
    F ( Ling) degree
    grado positivo/comparativo positive/comparative degree
    G ( Der) stage
    el juicio se halla en grado de apelación/revisión the trial is at the appeal/review stage
    * * *

     

    grado sustantivo masculino
    1 ( en general) degree;

    grado centígrado or Celsius/Fahrenheit degree centigrade o Celsius/Fahrenheit;
    el grado de confusión reinante the degree of confusion that prevails;
    en grado sumo extremely
    2 ( de escalafón) grade;
    (Mil) rank
    3 ( disposición):
    de buen/mal grado willingly/unwillingly

    4
    a) (esp AmL) (Educ) (curso, año) year

    b) ( título):

    tiene el grado de licenciado he has a college (AmE) o (BrE) university degree

    grado sustantivo masculino
    1 degree
    2 Mil rank
    3 (gusto, voluntad) desire, will
    ♦ Locuciones: de buen/mal grado, willingly/reluctantly
    ' grado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    categoría
    - coeficiente
    - colmo
    - ecuación
    - insolación
    - jerarquía
    - mayor
    - medida
    - menor
    - menos
    - mínimamente
    - poder
    - punto
    - superior
    - décima
    - enfadado
    - enfadar
    - enojado
    - enojar
    - extensión
    - grande
    English:
    accurately
    - degree
    - extent
    - extreme
    - first-degree
    - grace
    - grade
    - grind
    - insofar
    - may
    - optimum
    - point
    - rank
    - registrar
    - subaltern
    - commission
    - freely
    - lesser
    * * *
    grado nm
    1. [de temperatura] degree
    grado Celsius degree Celsius;
    grado centígrado degree centigrade;
    grado Fahrenheit degree Fahrenheit;
    grado Kelvin kelvin
    2. [de alcohol]
    ¿cuántos grados tiene ese whisky? how strong is that whisky?;
    alcohol de 90 grados 90 degree proof alcohol
    3. [índice, nivel] degree;
    el candidato mostró un alto grado de preparación the candidate was very well prepared;
    un fenómeno que afecta en menor grado a las ciudades a phenomenon that affects cities to a lesser extent o degree;
    eso depende del grado de intransigencia de la gente that depends on how prepared people are to compromise;
    están examinando su grado de ceguera they're checking to see how blind she is;
    la situación empeoró en tal o Am [m5]a tal grado que… the situation deteriorated to such a degree o to such an extent that…;
    en grado sumo greatly
    4. [en escala] degree;
    quemaduras de primer grado first-degree burns;
    asesinato en segundo grado second-degree murder
    5. [rango] grade;
    es primo mío en segundo grado he's my second cousin
    6. Mil rank
    7. Educ [año] year, class, US grade
    8. Educ [título] degree;
    obtuvo el grado de doctor he obtained his doctorate
    9. Ling degree
    grado comparativo comparative degree;
    grado superlativo superlative degree
    10. Mat [de ángulo] degree
    11. Mat [de ecuación]
    una ecuación de segundo grado a quadratic equation
    12. [voluntad]
    hacer algo de buen/mal grado to do sth willingly/unwillingly;
    te lo prestaré de buen grado I'd be happy to lend it to you
    * * *
    m
    1 degree;
    2
    :
    de buen grado with good grace, readily;
    de mal grado with bad grace, reluctantly
    * * *
    grado nm
    1) : degree (in meteorology and mathematics)
    grado centígrado: degree centigrade
    2) : extent, level, degree
    en grado sumo: greatly, to the highest degree
    3) rango: rank
    4) : year, class (in education)
    5)
    de buen grado : willingly, readily
    * * *
    grado n degree

    Spanish-English dictionary > grado

  • 14 grande

    adj.
    1 big, large.
    un gran artista a great artist
    el gran favorito the firm favorite
    una gran figura a big name
    una gran parte de mi trabajo implica… a large part of my job involves…
    una gran responsabilidad a heavy responsibility
    a lo grande in a big way, in style
    grandes almacenes department store
    Gran Bretaña Great Britain
    el Gran Cañón the Grand Canyon
    gran danés great Dane
    gran éxito smash (hit) (disco, libro)
    los Grandes Lagos the Great Lakes
    la Gran Muralla (China) the Great Wall (of China)
    el gran público the general public
    2 old (de edad). (Mexican Spanish, River Plate)
    3 fantastic(informal). ( River Plate)
    4 magnus, Mag, magnum.
    5 grand, formidable, majestical, stately.
    m.
    grandee (noble).
    * * *
    1 (tamaño) large, big
    2 (fuerte, intenso) great
    3 (mayor) grown-up, old, big
    \
    a lo grande on a grand scale, in a big way
    estar grande una cosa a alguien to be too big on somebody
    pasarlo en grande familiar to have a great time
    vivir a lo grande figurado to live in style
    Grande de España grandee Table 1 NOTA See also gran/Table 1
    * * *
    adj.
    1) big
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    ( antes de sm sing gran)
    1) [de tamaño] big, large; [de estatura] big, tall; [número, velocidad] high, great

    ¿cómo es de grande? — how big o large is it?, what size is it?

    en cantidades más grandesin larger o greater quantities

    grandísimo — enormous, huge

    un esfuerzo grandísimo — an enormous effort, a huge effort

    ¡grandísimo tunante! — you old rogue!

    hacer algo a lo grande — to do sth in style, make a splash doing sth *

    2) (=importante) [artista, hazaña] great; [empresa] big
    3) (=mucho, muy) great

    se estrenó con gran éxito — it was a great success, it went off very well

    4) [en edad]
    (=mayor)

    ya eres grande, Raúl — you are a big boy now, Raúl

    ¿qué piensas hacer cuando seas grande? — what do you want to do when you grow up?

    5)

    ¡qué grande! — Arg * how funny!

    2. SMF
    1) (=personaje importante)
    2) LAm (=adulto) adult
    3. SF
    1) Arg [de lotería] first prize, big prize
    2) And ** (=cárcel) clink **, jail
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo [ gran is used before singular nouns]
    1)
    a) ( en dimensiones) large, big; <boca/nariz> big
    b) ( en demasía) too big

    me queda or me está grande — it's too big for me

    quedarle grande a alguienpuesto/responsabilidad to be too much for somebody

    2) ( alto) tall
    3) (Geog)
    4) ( en edad)

    los más grandes pueden ir solosthe older o bigger ones can go on their own

    a) (notable, excelente) great

    un gran hombre/vino — a great man/wine

    b) ( poderoso) big
    6)
    a) (en intensidad, grado) great

    me llevé un susto más grande...! — I got such a fright!

    una temporada de gran éxitoa very o a highly successful season

    7)
    a) ( en número) < familia> large, big; < clase> big

    la gran parte or mayoría de los votantes — the great o vast majority of the voters

    b) ( elevado)

    a gran velocidadat high o great speed

    en grande: lo pasamos en grande — we had a great time (colloq)

    II
    masculino, femenino
    1) (de la industria, el comercio) big o leading name
    2)
    a) ( mayor)

    quiero ir con los grandes — I want to go with the big boys/girls

    b) ( adulto)
    * * *
    = vast [vaster -comp., vastest -sup.], big [bigger -comp., biggest -sup.], bulky, considerable, deep [deeper -comp., deepest -sup.], extensive, great [greater -comp., greatest -sup.], heavy [heavier -comp., heaviest -sup.], high [higher -comp., highest -sup.], huge, large [larger -comp., largest -sup.], large scale [large-scale], tremendous, wide [wider -comp., widest -sup.], goodly [goodlier -comp., goodliest -sup.], abysmal, heavyweight [heavy weight], broad [broader -comp., broadest -sup.], of the highest order.
    Ex. If you add to this other access points, such as collections housed in old people's homes or day centres, prisons, hospitals, youth clubs, playgroups etc the coverage is vast.
    Ex. Fiction is a big item for children and also just for ordinary public library users.
    Ex. Like all enumerative schedules, the LC schedules are bulky, extending to some 8000 pages.
    Ex. The need to become familiar with different command languages for different hosts is a considerable barrier to effective retrieval.
    Ex. The world's largest processing department's plans and policies are always of deep interest.
    Ex. The minutely detailed classification is of the type appropriate to an extensive collection.
    Ex. Clearly, great variations can be expected between different indexing languages for different databases.
    Ex. In fact, the area was well served by a very good neighbourhood advice centre which had a heavy workload of advice and information-giving.
    Ex. Lower specificity will be associated with lower precision but high recall.
    Ex. A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex. Serial searching for a string of characters is usually performed on a small subset of a large file.
    Ex. It is in the development of such large-scale services that problems are seen most acutely.
    Ex. There has been tremendous growth in libraries since then, but, fundamentally, it has been possible to build on the foundation that nineteenth-century heroes constructed.
    Ex. The method is sufficiently flexible to allow for wide modifications.
    Ex. However, we must not forget the book which the critics acclaim and which also sells in goodly numbers.
    Ex. The major problem encountered in encouraging young adults to use public libraries is the abysmal lack of specialist young adult librarians = El principal problema que se encuentra para es incentivar a los jóvenes a usar las bibliotecas públicas es la enorme falta de bibliotecarios especialistas en temas relacionados con los adolescentes.
    Ex. Heavyweight information technology firms such as IBM are appearing in the market and challenging traditional players.
    Ex. In 'upper town' streets are broad, quiet, and tree-shaded; the homes are tall and heavy and look like battleships, each anchored in its private sea of grass.
    Ex. I've got to tell you, and I do say this affectionately, but we're talking about a geek of the highest order.
    ----
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * armar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * a un gran coste = at (a) great expense.
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * bastante grande = largish.
    * calabacín grande = marrow, marrow squash.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * celebrar a lo grande = make + a song and dance about.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * contribuir en gran medida a + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio, go far in + Gerundio, go far towards + Gerundio.
    * con una gran cultura = well-read.
    * con una gran diferencia = by a huge margin.
    * con una gran tradición = long-standing.
    * con un gran número de lectores = widely-read.
    * con un gran suspiro = with a deep sigh.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * correr un gran riesgo = play (for) + high stakes.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * dar un gran paso adelante = reach + milestone.
    * de gran ahorro energético = energy-saving.
    * de gran belleza = scenic.
    * de gran calibre = high-calibre.
    * de gran calidad = high-quality, high-grade [high grade], high-calibre.
    * de gran capacidad = large-capacity, high capacity.
    * de gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * de gran corazón = big-hearted.
    * de gran efecto = wide-reaching.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * de gran formato = oversized.
    * de gran impacto = high impact [high-impact].
    * de gran influencia = seminal.
    * de gran lucidez = clear-sighted.
    * de gran lujo = top-class.
    * de gran potencia = high-powered.
    * de gran repercusión = far-reaching, wide-reaching, far-ranging.
    * de gran talento = talented.
    * de gran valor = highly valued, highly valuable.
    * de gran valor histórico = of great historical value.
    * de gran venta = high selling.
    * demasiado grande = oversized.
    * describir a grandes rasgos = paint + a broad picture.
    * desplazarse grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * ejercer una gran influencia en = play + a strong hand in.
    * el gran hermano = big brother.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * empresa de grandes derroches = high roller.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers, in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, to a great extent, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte = largely, in large part, in large measure, for the most part, to a great extent, to a great degree.
    * en un gran aprieto = in dire straits.
    * en un gran apuro = in dire straits.
    * esperar una (gran) sorpresa = be in for a (big) surprise.
    * expresión típica de Gran Bretaña = Briticism.
    * extra grande = extra-large.
    * gestión de grandes extensiones para la cría de ganado = range management.
    * gran altura = high altitude.
    * gran aumento = heavy increase.
    * gran bebedor = heavy drinker.
    * gran belleza = scenic beauty.
    * Gran Bretaña = Britain, Great Britain.
    * gran calidad = high standard.
    * gran cantidad de = large crop of, mass of.
    * gran categoría = high standard.
    * gran cosa = big deal.
    * gran danés = Great Dane.
    * Gran Depresión, la = Depression, the, Great Depression, the.
    * grandes almacenes = department store.
    * grandes cantidades de = storerooms of, huge numbers of, huge numbers of, great numbers of.
    * grandes escritores, los = great imaginative writers, the.
    * grandes robles nacen de pequeñas bellotas = great oaks from little acorns grow.
    * grandes sumas de dinero = vast sums of money.
    * grande superficie = shopping mall, shopping complex, shopping centre.
    * grandes y pequeños = great and small.
    * grande y tenebroso = cavernous.
    * gran ducado = grand-duchy.
    * gran espectáculo = extravaganza.
    * gran extensión de tierra dedicada a la cría de animales de pasto = rangeland.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * gran mentira = big fat lie.
    * gran nivel = high standard.
    * gran número de = great numbers of.
    * gran pantalla de televisión = large-screen television.
    * gran parte = much.
    * gran parte de = much of.
    * gran peso = heavy weight.
    * gran placer = great pleasure.
    * gran potencia = great power.
    * gran salto adelante = giant leap, great leap forward.
    * gran tiburón blanco = great white shark.
    * gran titular = headline banner.
    * hacer grandes esfuerzos por = take + (great) pains to.
    * hacer grandes progresos = make + great strides.
    * hacer un gran esfuerzo = go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo.
    * hacer un gran negocio = make + a killing.
    * IGE (Integración a Gran Escala) = LSI (Large Scale Integration).
    * influir en gran medida = become + a force.
    * jaula grande para pájaros = aviary.
    * jugador de grandes apuestas = high roller.
    * la Gran Manzana = the Big Apple.
    * la gran mayoría de = the vast majority of, the bulk of.
    * levantar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * llevarse una (gran) sorpresa = be in for a (big) surprise.
    * lo suficientemente grande = large enough, big enough.
    * más grande = greater.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * Nombre + a gran escala = broad scale + Nombre.
    * no ser gran cosa = not add up to much, add up to + nothing.
    * no ser una gran pérdida = be no great loss.
    * no significar gran cosa = not add up to much.
    * no suponer gran cosa = not add up to much.
    * no valer gran cosa = be no great shakes.
    * pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum.
    * para + Posesivo + gran sorpresa = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * pasarlo a lo grande = have + a ball, have + a whale of a time.
    * pasarlo en grande = have + a ball, have + a whale of a time.
    * pasárselo en grande = enjoy + every minute of, love + every minute of it.
    * Pedro el Grande = Peter the Great.
    * pensar a lo grande = think + big.
    * Pie Grande = Bigfoot, Sasquatch.
    * por un gran margen = by a huge margin.
    * producir con gran destreza = craft.
    * provocar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * provocar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * ser de gran ayuda para = be a boon to.
    * ser de gran beneficio para = be of great benefit to.
    * ser una gran ayuda = be a tower of strength.
    * ser un gran alivio = be a welcome relief.
    * ser un gran apoyo = be a tower of strength.
    * ser un gran avance = be half the battle.
    * ser un gran paso adelante = be half the battle.
    * taza grande = mug.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener una gran tradición = have + a long ancestry.
    * tener un gran impacto = have + a big impact.
    * tomar un gran riesgo = play (for) + high stakes.
    * una gran cantidad de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a large degree of, a mass of, a plethora of, a supply of, a vast amount of, a city of, a wealth of, a sea of, a cascade of, an army of, a good many, a huge number of, a great number of, a multitude of, scores of, a host of, a vast corpus of, a whole host of.
    * una gran cantidad y variedad de = a wealth and breadth of.
    * una gran diversidad de = a wide range of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * una gran extensión de = a sea of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una gran mayoría de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran parte de = a broad population of, a lion's share of.
    * una gran pérdida = a great loss.
    * una gran proporción de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran variedad de = a wide range of, a multiplicity of, a rich tapestry of, a plurality of, a broad variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * un gran espectro de = a wide band of.
    * un gran número de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a plethora of, a wide range of, a full roster of, a fair number of, a great number of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a vast corpus of.
    * un gran repertorio de = an arsenal of, an armoury of [armory].
    * un gran volumen de = a vast corpus of.
    * venirle Algo grande a Alguien = get + too big for + Posesivo + breeches.
    * WAN (red de gran alcance) = WAN (wide area network).
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo [ gran is used before singular nouns]
    1)
    a) ( en dimensiones) large, big; <boca/nariz> big
    b) ( en demasía) too big

    me queda or me está grande — it's too big for me

    quedarle grande a alguienpuesto/responsabilidad to be too much for somebody

    2) ( alto) tall
    3) (Geog)
    4) ( en edad)

    los más grandes pueden ir solosthe older o bigger ones can go on their own

    a) (notable, excelente) great

    un gran hombre/vino — a great man/wine

    b) ( poderoso) big
    6)
    a) (en intensidad, grado) great

    me llevé un susto más grande...! — I got such a fright!

    una temporada de gran éxitoa very o a highly successful season

    7)
    a) ( en número) < familia> large, big; < clase> big

    la gran parte or mayoría de los votantes — the great o vast majority of the voters

    b) ( elevado)

    a gran velocidadat high o great speed

    en grande: lo pasamos en grande — we had a great time (colloq)

    II
    masculino, femenino
    1) (de la industria, el comercio) big o leading name
    2)
    a) ( mayor)

    quiero ir con los grandes — I want to go with the big boys/girls

    b) ( adulto)
    * * *
    = vast [vaster -comp., vastest -sup.], big [bigger -comp., biggest -sup.], bulky, considerable, deep [deeper -comp., deepest -sup.], extensive, great [greater -comp., greatest -sup.], heavy [heavier -comp., heaviest -sup.], high [higher -comp., highest -sup.], huge, large [larger -comp., largest -sup.], large scale [large-scale], tremendous, wide [wider -comp., widest -sup.], goodly [goodlier -comp., goodliest -sup.], abysmal, heavyweight [heavy weight], broad [broader -comp., broadest -sup.], of the highest order.

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    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * armar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * a un gran coste = at (a) great expense.
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * bastante grande = largish.
    * calabacín grande = marrow, marrow squash.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * celebrar a lo grande = make + a song and dance about.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * contribuir en gran medida a + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio, go far in + Gerundio, go far towards + Gerundio.
    * con una gran cultura = well-read.
    * con una gran diferencia = by a huge margin.
    * con una gran tradición = long-standing.
    * con un gran número de lectores = widely-read.
    * con un gran suspiro = with a deep sigh.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * correr un gran riesgo = play (for) + high stakes.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * dar un gran paso adelante = reach + milestone.
    * de gran ahorro energético = energy-saving.
    * de gran belleza = scenic.
    * de gran calibre = high-calibre.
    * de gran calidad = high-quality, high-grade [high grade], high-calibre.
    * de gran capacidad = large-capacity, high capacity.
    * de gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * de gran corazón = big-hearted.
    * de gran efecto = wide-reaching.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * de gran formato = oversized.
    * de gran impacto = high impact [high-impact].
    * de gran influencia = seminal.
    * de gran lucidez = clear-sighted.
    * de gran lujo = top-class.
    * de gran potencia = high-powered.
    * de gran repercusión = far-reaching, wide-reaching, far-ranging.
    * de gran talento = talented.
    * de gran valor = highly valued, highly valuable.
    * de gran valor histórico = of great historical value.
    * de gran venta = high selling.
    * demasiado grande = oversized.
    * describir a grandes rasgos = paint + a broad picture.
    * desplazarse grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * ejercer una gran influencia en = play + a strong hand in.
    * el gran hermano = big brother.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * empresa de grandes derroches = high roller.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers, in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, to a great extent, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte = largely, in large part, in large measure, for the most part, to a great extent, to a great degree.
    * en un gran aprieto = in dire straits.
    * en un gran apuro = in dire straits.
    * esperar una (gran) sorpresa = be in for a (big) surprise.
    * expresión típica de Gran Bretaña = Briticism.
    * extra grande = extra-large.
    * gestión de grandes extensiones para la cría de ganado = range management.
    * gran altura = high altitude.
    * gran aumento = heavy increase.
    * gran bebedor = heavy drinker.
    * gran belleza = scenic beauty.
    * Gran Bretaña = Britain, Great Britain.
    * gran calidad = high standard.
    * gran cantidad de = large crop of, mass of.
    * gran categoría = high standard.
    * gran cosa = big deal.
    * gran danés = Great Dane.
    * Gran Depresión, la = Depression, the, Great Depression, the.
    * grandes almacenes = department store.
    * grandes cantidades de = storerooms of, huge numbers of, huge numbers of, great numbers of.
    * grandes escritores, los = great imaginative writers, the.
    * grandes robles nacen de pequeñas bellotas = great oaks from little acorns grow.
    * grandes sumas de dinero = vast sums of money.
    * grande superficie = shopping mall, shopping complex, shopping centre.
    * grandes y pequeños = great and small.
    * grande y tenebroso = cavernous.
    * gran ducado = grand-duchy.
    * gran espectáculo = extravaganza.
    * gran extensión de tierra dedicada a la cría de animales de pasto = rangeland.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * gran mentira = big fat lie.
    * gran nivel = high standard.
    * gran número de = great numbers of.
    * gran pantalla de televisión = large-screen television.
    * gran parte = much.
    * gran parte de = much of.
    * gran peso = heavy weight.
    * gran placer = great pleasure.
    * gran potencia = great power.
    * gran salto adelante = giant leap, great leap forward.
    * gran tiburón blanco = great white shark.
    * gran titular = headline banner.
    * hacer grandes esfuerzos por = take + (great) pains to.
    * hacer grandes progresos = make + great strides.
    * hacer un gran esfuerzo = go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo.
    * hacer un gran negocio = make + a killing.
    * IGE (Integración a Gran Escala) = LSI (Large Scale Integration).
    * influir en gran medida = become + a force.
    * jaula grande para pájaros = aviary.
    * jugador de grandes apuestas = high roller.
    * la Gran Manzana = the Big Apple.
    * la gran mayoría de = the vast majority of, the bulk of.
    * levantar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * llevarse una (gran) sorpresa = be in for a (big) surprise.
    * lo suficientemente grande = large enough, big enough.
    * más grande = greater.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * Nombre + a gran escala = broad scale + Nombre.
    * no ser gran cosa = not add up to much, add up to + nothing.
    * no ser una gran pérdida = be no great loss.
    * no significar gran cosa = not add up to much.
    * no suponer gran cosa = not add up to much.
    * no valer gran cosa = be no great shakes.
    * pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum.
    * para + Posesivo + gran sorpresa = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * pasarlo a lo grande = have + a ball, have + a whale of a time.
    * pasarlo en grande = have + a ball, have + a whale of a time.
    * pasárselo en grande = enjoy + every minute of, love + every minute of it.
    * Pedro el Grande = Peter the Great.
    * pensar a lo grande = think + big.
    * Pie Grande = Bigfoot, Sasquatch.
    * por un gran margen = by a huge margin.
    * producir con gran destreza = craft.
    * provocar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * provocar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * ser de gran ayuda para = be a boon to.
    * ser de gran beneficio para = be of great benefit to.
    * ser una gran ayuda = be a tower of strength.
    * ser un gran alivio = be a welcome relief.
    * ser un gran apoyo = be a tower of strength.
    * ser un gran avance = be half the battle.
    * ser un gran paso adelante = be half the battle.
    * taza grande = mug.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener una gran tradición = have + a long ancestry.
    * tener un gran impacto = have + a big impact.
    * tomar un gran riesgo = play (for) + high stakes.
    * una gran cantidad de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a large degree of, a mass of, a plethora of, a supply of, a vast amount of, a city of, a wealth of, a sea of, a cascade of, an army of, a good many, a huge number of, a great number of, a multitude of, scores of, a host of, a vast corpus of, a whole host of.
    * una gran cantidad y variedad de = a wealth and breadth of.
    * una gran diversidad de = a wide range of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * una gran extensión de = a sea of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una gran mayoría de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran parte de = a broad population of, a lion's share of.
    * una gran pérdida = a great loss.
    * una gran proporción de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran variedad de = a wide range of, a multiplicity of, a rich tapestry of, a plurality of, a broad variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * un gran espectro de = a wide band of.
    * un gran número de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a plethora of, a wide range of, a full roster of, a fair number of, a great number of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a vast corpus of.
    * un gran repertorio de = an arsenal of, an armoury of [armory].
    * un gran volumen de = a vast corpus of.
    * venirle Algo grande a Alguien = get + too big for + Posesivo + breeches.
    * WAN (red de gran alcance) = WAN (wide area network).

    * * *
    A
    1 (en dimensiones) large, big
    se mudaron a una casa más grande they moved to a larger o bigger house
    sus grandes ojos negros her big dark eyes
    un tipo grande, ancho de hombros a big, broad-shouldered guy
    una chica grandota, fortachona ( fam); a big, strong girl, a strapping lass ( BrE colloq)
    tiene la boca/nariz grande she has a big mouth/nose
    2 (en demasía) too big
    ¿esto será grande para Daniel? do you think this is too big for Daniel?
    estos zapatos me quedan or me están grandes these shoes are too big for me
    quedarle or ( Esp) venirle grande a algn «puesto/responsabilidad» to be too much for sb
    B (alto) tall
    ¡qué grande está Andrés! isn't Andrés tall!, hasn't Andrés gotten* tall!
    C ( Geog):
    el Gran Buenos Aires/Bilbao Greater Buenos Aires/Bilbao
    D
    1
    ( esp AmL) ‹niño/chico› (en edad): los más grandes pueden ir solos the older o bigger ones can go on their own
    ya eres grande y puedes comer solito you're a big boy now and you can feed yourself
    cuando sea grande quiero ser bailarina when I grow up I want to be a ballet dancer
    mis hijos ya son grandes my children are all grown up now
    2
    ( Arg) (maduro, mayor): es una mujer grande she isn't a young woman o she's a mature woman
    está saliendo con un tipo grande she's going out with an older guy
    1 (notable, excelente) great
    un gran hombre/artista/vino a great man/artist/wine
    la gran dama del teatro the grande dame of the theater
    los grandes bancos/industriales the big banks/industrialists
    los grandes señores feudales the great feudal lords
    a lo grande in style
    3
    (en importancia): son grandes amigos they're great friends
    grandes fumadores heavy smokers
    F ( fam)
    (increíble): ¡qué cosa más grande! ¡ya te he dicho 20 veces que no lo sé! this is unbelievable! I've told you 20 times already that I don't know!
    ¿no es grande que ahora me echen la culpa a mí? ( iró); and now they blame me; great, isn't it? ( iro)
    G
    1 (en intensidad, grado) great
    me causó una gran pena it caused me great sadness
    me has dado una gran alegría you have made me very happy
    comió con gran apetito she ate hungrily o heartily
    un día de gran calor a very hot day
    los grandes fríos del 47 the great o big freeze of '47
    me llevé un susto más grande … I got such a fright
    para mi gran vergüenza to my great embarrassment
    se produjo una gran explosión there was a powerful explosion
    es un gran honor para mí it is a great honor* for me
    ha sido una temporada de gran éxito it has been a very o a highly successful season
    no corre gran prisa it is not very urgent
    las paredes tienen gran necesidad de una mano de pintura the walls are very much in need of a coat of paint
    2
    (uso enfático): eso es una gran verdad that is absolutely o very true
    ésa es la mentira más grande que he oído that's the biggest lie I've ever heard
    ¡qué gran novedad! ( iró); you don't say! o what a surprise! ( iro)
    H
    1 (en número) ‹familia› large, big; ‹clase› big
    la gran mayoría de los votantes the great o vast majority of the voters
    dedican gran parte de su tiempo a la investigación they devote much of o a great deal of their time to research
    esto se debe en gran parte a que … this is largely due to the fact that …
    2
    (elevado): a gran velocidad at high o great speed
    volar a gran altura to fly at a great height
    un edificio de gran altura a very tall building
    un gran número de personas a large number of people
    objetos de gran valor objects of great value
    en grande: lo pasamos or nos divertimos en grande we had a great time ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    masculine wide-angle lens
    el gran capital big business
    masculine Great Dane
    la Gran Depresión the Great Depression
    ( Astron): la gran explosión the Big Bang
    la Gran Guerra the Great War
    masculine Big Brother
    el gran hermano te observa or te vigila Big Brother is watching you
    masculine Grand Master
    masculine grand master
    masculine international grand master
    feminine grand opera
    masculine Grand Prix
    el gran público the general public
    el gran simpático the sympathetic nervous system
    feminine ( Esp) large supermarket, hypermarket ( BrE)
    mpl department store
    masculine, feminine
    A (de la industria, el comercio) big o leading name, leading player
    uno de los tres grandes de la industria automovilística one of the big three names o one of the big three in the car industry
    B ( esp AmL)
    1
    (mayor): quiero ir con los grandes I want to go with the big boys/girls
    la grande ya está casada their eldest (daughter) is already married
    2 (adulto) grown-up
    Compuesto:
    (Spanish) grandee o nobleman
    ( RPl)
    la grande the big prize, the jackpot
    sacarse la grande (literal) to win the big prize o the jackpot
    se sacó la grande con ese marido she hit the jackpot with that husband
    * * *

     

    grande adjetivo
    gran is used before singular nouns

    1
    a) ( en dimensiones) ‹casa/área/nariz big, large;


    unos grande almacenes a department store


    c) ( en número) ‹ familia large, big;

    clase big;
    la gran parte or mayoría the great majority
    2
    a) ( alto) tall;

    ¡qué grande está Andrés! isn't Andrés tall!

    b) ( en edad):


    ya son grandes they are all grown up now
    3 (Geog):

    4 ( delante del n)
    a) (notable, excelente) great;


    b) ( poderoso) big;


    a lo grande in style
    5
    a) (en intensidad, grado) ‹pena/honor/ventaja great;

    explosión powerful;
    ¡me llevé un susto más grande … ! I got such a fright!;

    una temporada de gran éxito a very o a highly successful season;
    son grandes amigos they're great friends;
    eso es una gran verdad that is absolutely true;
    ¡qué mentira más grande! that's a complete lie!
    b) ( elevado):

    a gran velocidad at high o great speed;

    volar a gran altura to fly at a great height;
    un gran número de personas a large number of people;
    objetos de gran valor objects of great value;
    en grande: lo pasamos en grande we had a great time (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) ( mayor):


    b) ( adulto):


    grande adjetivo
    1 (tamaño) big, large
    grandes almacenes, department stores
    2 (cantidad) large
    3 fig (fuerte, intenso) great: es un gran músico, he is a great musician
    ♦ Locuciones: a lo grande, in style
    figurado pasarlo en grande, to have a great time
    ' grande' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - alfombra
    - ampliar
    - ampliación
    - armatoste
    - así
    - bastante
    - bestial
    - bloque
    - buena
    - bueno
    - cabezón
    - cabezona
    - cabezudo
    - cajón
    - calabacín
    - campeonato
    - cantidad
    - canto
    - ciudad
    - colosal
    - consideración
    - fenomenal
    - formidable
    - gran
    - hermosa
    - hermoso
    - incalculable
    - ingeniosa
    - ingenioso
    - mía
    - mío
    - monstruosa
    - monstruoso
    - monumental
    - nuestra
    - nuestro
    - pila
    - puerta
    - quedar
    - señor
    - suficientemente
    - suma
    - sumo
    - terraza
    - tirada
    - tremenda
    - tremendo
    - venir
    - bailar
    English:
    abnormally
    - above
    - ample
    - army
    - awful
    - bag
    - baggy
    - bay
    - big
    - boat
    - border
    - box
    - breaker
    - brush
    - bulk
    - carve
    - cauldron
    - cushion
    - deposit
    - enough
    - extend
    - grand
    - great
    - grow
    - hers
    - in
    - integrate
    - large
    - lion
    - manufacturer
    - marrow
    - mighty
    - mine
    - outrank
    - overgrown
    - paving stone
    - place
    - roller
    - set on
    - set upon
    - slight
    - spanking
    - style
    - tablespoonful
    - tea urn
    - temptation
    - terrific
    - time
    - to
    - tub
    * * *
    grande gran is used instead of grande before singular nouns (e.g. gran hombre great man).
    adj
    1. [de tamaño] big, large;
    este traje me está o [m5] me queda grande this suit is too big for me;
    el gran Buenos Aires/Santiago greater Buenos Aires/Santiago, the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires/Santiago;
    Fig
    el cargo le viene grande he's not up to the job;
    Fam
    pagó con un billete de los grandes he paid with a large note
    grandes almacenes department store; Fot gran angular wide-angle lens;
    la Gran Barrera de Coral the Great Barrier Reef;
    Gran Bretaña Great Britain;
    gran danés Great Dane;
    Hist la Gran Depresión the Great Depression;
    gran ducado grand duchy;
    la Gran Explosión the Big Bang;
    la Gran Guerra the Great War;
    los Grandes Lagos the Great Lakes;
    gran maestro [en ajedrez] grand master;
    Hist Gran Mogol Mogul;
    la Gran Muralla (China) the Great Wall (of China);
    Dep Gran Premio Grand Prix; Hist el Gran Salto Adelante the Great Leap Forward;
    gran slam [en tenis] grand slam;
    Esp Com gran superficie hypermarket
    2. [de altura] tall;
    ¡qué grande está tu hermano! your brother's really grown!
    3. [en importancia] great;
    una gran mujer a great woman;
    los grandes bancos the major banks;
    la gran mayoría está a favor del proyecto the great o overwhelming majority are in favour of the project;
    el éxito se debe en gran parte a su esfuerzo the success is largely due to her efforts, the success is in no small measure due to her efforts
    4. [en intensidad] great;
    es un gran mentiroso he's a real liar;
    ¡qué alegría más grande! what joy!
    5. Fam [adulto]
    cuando sea grande quiere ser doctora she wants to be a doctor when she grows up;
    me dijeron que todavía no soy grande como para salir solo they told me I'm not big enough to go out on my own yet
    6. Méx, RP [de edad]
    cuando se casó ya era grande she was already quite old when she got married;
    siempre se llevó bien con gente más grande he always got on well with older people
    7. RP Fam [fantástico] fantastic, Br brilliant
    8. RP Irónico [genial] great;
    ayer le hice un favor y hoy me vuelve la espalda, ¡grande! great! I did him a favour and now he doesn't want to know!
    9. Comp
    Fam
    hacer algo a lo grande to do sth in a big way o in style;
    vivir a lo grande to live in style;
    pasarlo en grande to have a great time
    nm
    1. [noble] grandee
    Grande de España = one of highest-ranking members of Spanish nobility
    2. [persona, entidad importante]
    uno de los grandes del sector one of the major players in the sector;
    los tres grandes de la liga the big three in the league;
    uno de los grandes de la literatura mexicana one of the big names in Mexican literature
    3. Fam
    grandes [adultos] grown-ups
    nf
    RP [en lotería] first prize, jackpot;
    sacarse la grande [en lotería] to win first prize o the jackpot;
    se sacó la grande con ese trabajo [tuvo buena suerte] she hit the jackpot with that job;
    con esa nuera que tiene le tocó la grande [tuvo mala suerte] you've got to feel sorry for her having a daughter-in-law like that
    interj
    RP Fam [fantástico] great!
    * * *
    I adj
    1 big, large;
    me viene grande the jacket is too big for me;
    el cargo le viene grande the job is too much for him
    2
    :
    a lo grande in style;
    pasarlo en grande have a great time
    II m/f
    1 L.Am. ( adulto) grown-up, adult;
    grandes y pequeños young and old
    2 ( mayor) eldest
    * * *
    1) : large, big
    un libro grande: a big book
    2) alto: tall
    3) notable: great
    un gran autor: a great writer
    con gran placer: with great pleasure
    5) : old, grown-up
    hijos grandes: grown children
    * * *
    grande adj
    1. (tamaño) big [comp. bigger; superl. biggest]
    ¿es muy grande el jardín? is the garden very big?
    2. (número, cantidad) large
    3. (importante) great

    Spanish-English dictionary > grande

  • 15 importancia

    f.
    importance.
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to something
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia important, of importance
    sin importancia unimportant
    quitar importancia a algo to play something down
    * * *
    1 importance
    \
    dar importancia a algo to take something seriously
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia (gen) important 2 (herida, lesión) serious
    no tiene importancia it's nothing, it doesn't matter, it's not important
    quitar importancia a algo, restar importancia a algo to play something down
    sin importancia unimportant
    tener importancia to be important
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — and how is that important o significant?, and what significance does that have?

    no te preocupes, no tiene importancia — don't worry, it's not important

    carecer de importancia — to be unimportant

    de cierta importancia — [empresa, asunto] of some importance, important; [herida] serious

    conceder o dar mucha importancia a algo — to attach great importance to sth

    no quiero darle más importancia de la que tiene, pero... — I don't want to make an issue of this but...

    darse importancia — to give o.s. airs

    quitar o restar importancia a algo — to make light of sth, play down the importance of sth

    sin importancia — [herida, comentario] minor

    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.
    Ex. This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.
    Ex. Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex. Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex. Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex. Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex. Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex. Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex. Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex. Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex. The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex. Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex. The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex. But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex. There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex. To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex. A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex. Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex. I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
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    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.

    Ex: This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.

    Ex: Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex: Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex: Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex: Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex: Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex: Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex: Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex: Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex: The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex: Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex: The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex: But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex: There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex: To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex: A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex: Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex: I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.

    * * *
    importance
    temas de gran importancia matters of great importance o significance o ( frml) of great import
    ésos son detalles sin importancia those are minor o unimportant o insignificant details
    trató de quitarle or restarle importancia al problema she tried to make light of the problem, she tried to play down the importance of the problem
    no debemos darle tanta importancia a este tema we should not make so much of this matter, we should not attach too much importance to this matter
    siento llegar tardeno tiene importancia I'm sorry I'm late — it doesn't matter
    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? so what?
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    * * *

     

    importancia sustantivo femenino
    importance;

    quitarle importancia a algo to play down the importance of sth;
    detalles sin importancia minor o insignificant details;
    no tiene importancia it doesn't matter;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    importancia sustantivo femenino importance, significance: no te preocupes, no tiene importancia, don't worry, it's nothing
    el accidente fue de cierta importancia, the accident was quite serious
    dar importancia a, to attach importance to
    quitarle importancia a algo, to play down the importance of sthg
    sin importancia, unimportant
    ♦ Locuciones: darse importancia, to give oneself airs

    ' importancia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acento
    - acentuar
    - alta
    - alto
    - bagatela
    - calibre
    - cobrar
    - conceder
    - dimensión
    - énfasis
    - entidad
    - envergadura
    - escatológico
    - fallo
    - ignorar
    - incidir
    - insignificancia
    - insistir
    - interés
    - levedad
    - marcar
    - minúscula
    - minúsculo
    - niñería
    - palidecer
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - primera
    - primero
    - primordial
    - protagonismo
    - quitar
    - recalcar
    - relativa
    - relativo
    - relieve
    - representar
    - restar
    - revestir
    - subrayar
    - suceso
    - suma
    - sumo
    - talla
    - tontería
    - valor
    - vital
    - vuelo
    - alguno
    - capital
    English:
    account
    - attach
    - count
    - emphasize
    - importance
    - incidental
    - irrelevant
    - issue
    - light
    - little
    - major
    - matter
    - mind
    - minimize
    - minor
    - moment
    - momentous
    - override
    - paramount
    - play down
    - primary
    - prime
    - prominence
    - read
    - ride
    - shrug off
    - significance
    - smooth over
    - store
    - thrust forward
    - unimportant
    - vital
    - vitally
    - all
    - all right
    - consideration
    - descend
    - detail
    - emphasis
    - gloss
    - hot
    - import
    - magistrate
    - menial
    - play
    - small
    - trifling
    - utmost
    * * *
    importance;
    de importancia important, of importance;
    un tratamiento médico reservado a los casos de importancia a treatment reserved for serious cases;
    un arquitecto de importancia an important architect;
    recibió un golpe de cierta importancia he took a fairly heavy knock;
    adquirir o [m5] cobrar importancia to become important, to take on significance;
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to sth;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs;
    no tiene importancia [no es importante] it's not important;
    [no pasa nada] it doesn't matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    ha sido un rasguño sin importancia it's only a little scratch;
    quitar o [m5] restar importancia a algo to play sth down
    * * *
    f importance;
    dar importancia a attach importance to;
    restar importancia a algo make light of sth, play sth down;
    tener importancia be important;
    no tiene importancia it’s not important, it doesn’t matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    darse importancia give o.s. airs
    * * *
    : importance
    * * *
    importancia n importance
    darse importancia to give yourself airs [pt. gave; pp. given]
    tener importancia to be important / to matter

    Spanish-English dictionary > importancia

  • 16 información

    f.
    1 information, word, notice, communication.
    2 information, data, info, tip-off.
    3 directory assistance, directory enquiries.
    4 information desk.
    5 literature, promotional material.
    * * *
    1 (conocimiento) information
    2 (noticia) piece of news; (conjunto de noticias) news
    3 (oficina) information department; (mesa) information desk
    4 (en telefónica) directory enquiries plural, US information
    \
    oficina de información information bureau
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=datos) information; (=oficina) information desk; (Telec) Directory Enquiries, Directory Assistance (EEUU)

    ¿dónde podría obtener más información? — where could I get more information?

    si desean más o mayor información — if you require further information

    pregunte en informaciónask at information o at the information desk

    información internacional ¿dígame? — international enquiries, can I help you?

    Información — Information, Enquiries

    2) (=noticias) news

    información deportiva[en prensa, radio] sports section; [en TV] sports news

    información financiera[en prensa, radio] financial section; [en TV] financial news

    3) (Jur) judicial inquiry, investigation
    4) (Inform) (=datos) data pl
    tratamiento 3)
    5) (Mil) intelligence
    * * *
    1)
    a) (datos, detalles) information

    para mayor información... — for further information...

    b) (Telec) information (AmE), directory enquiries (BrE)
    2) (Period, Rad, TV) news

    informaciones filtradas a la prensainformation o news leaked to the press

    3) (Inf) data (pl)
    * * *
    = data [datum, -sing.], datum [data, -pl.], details, information, informativeness, piece of information, info, information coverage, field data, bit of information.
    Ex. Statistical tabular and numerical abstract are a means of summarising numerical data, which may be presented in its original format in a tabular form.
    Ex. Thus, having entered the authority datum correctly once, we could be sure that no matter how many bibliographic records used it they would all do so with mechanical consistency.
    Ex. With minimum authorization, details of the circulation and order records are not displayed.
    Ex. Thus, the subject approach is extremely important in the access to and the exploitation of information, documents and data.
    Ex. The informativeness of the index depends upon the information contents of the titles that comprise the index.
    Ex. On other occasions a user wants every document or piece of information on a topic traced, and then high recall must be sought, to the detriment of precision.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'CD-ROM reader as info walkman'.
    Ex. Serious attention should be given to the coordination and improvement of bibliographic control at a national level to avoid duplication of effort and gaps in information coverage.
    Ex. This paper discusses the technological revolution in field data collection systems for health sciences.
    Ex. Outside the portacabin there is a board with a few useful bits of information, such as the temperature of the water, visibility, and opening/closing times.
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    * abuso de información confidencial = insider trading, insider dealing.
    * abuso de información privilegiada = insider trading, insider dealing.
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * acceso a la información por el título = title approach.
    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * actuación relacionada con la información = information action.
    * ADONIS (Distribución automática de documentos a través de sistemas de inform = ADONIS (Automated Document Delivery Over Networked Information Systems).
    * agencia de información = information agency.
    * AGRIS (Sistema Internacional de Información sobre Agricultura) = AGRIS (International Agricultural Information System).
    * aldea mundial de la información, la = global information village, the.
    * alfabetización en información = information literacy.
    * alfabeto en información = information literate [information-literate].
    * almacenamiento de la información = information storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * analfabetismo en información = information illiteracy.
    * aparato para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * aplicaciones para la información = information solutions.
    * área de información = communications area.
    * asesor de información = information consultant.
    * asesoría y oficina de información itinerante en furgón = mobile information and advice van.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * ASTINFO (Red Regional para el Intercambio de Información y Experiencias de l = ASTINFO (Regional Network for the Exchange of Information and Experience in Science and Technology in Asia and the Pacific).
    * atender una petición de información = satisfy + request for information.
    * auditoría de la información = information audit, information auditing.
    * auditoría de sistemas de información = information systems auditing, information systems audit.
    * autopista de la información = information highway.
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * base de datos con información confidencial = intelligence database.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * bloque funcional de información descriptiva = descriptive information block.
    * broker de información = information broker, broker.
    * buscador de información = information seeker, searcher.
    * buscar información = mine + information, seek + information.
    * búsqueda de información = fact-finding, quest for + information, information seeking.
    * cadena de la información = information chain, the, information provision chain, the.
    * campo de información = data field.
    * capacidad de interpretar información espacial = spatial literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información estadística = statistical literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información gráfica = graphic literacy.
    * capacidad de manejar la información = information handling.
    * cargar información = load + information.
    * centro coordinador de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * centro de información = information agency, information centre.
    * Centro de Información al Ciudadano = Public Information Center (PIC).
    * centro de información ciudadana = community information centre, neighbourhood information centre (NIC).
    * centro de información laboral = job information centre.
    * centro de información sectorial = sectoral information centre.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * centro especializado de proceso de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro municipal de información = local authority information outlet.
    * circuito de la información = information chain, the, information provision chain, the.
    * circulación de la información = flow of information.
    * comercialización de la información = information brokerage, information broking, information brokering.
    * Comité Conjunto para Sistemas de Información (JISC) = Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
    * compañía dedicada a la información = information company.
    * competencias de información = information literacy.
    * competencias en información = information literacy.
    * compilador de información = information gatherer.
    * comportamiento de búsqueda de información = information-seeking behaviour.
    * compresión de información = data compression.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * conocimientos en el manejo de la información = info-savvy.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * consumo de información = consumption of information.
    * contener información = carry + information.
    * contenido de la información = information content.
    * conversión de información = data conversion.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, el = information explosion, the.
    * CRISP (Recuperación Automatizada de Información sobre Proyectos Científicos) = CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects).
    * Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información = World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
    * cursos de gestión de información = management course.
    * dar información = provide + information, give + information, release + information.
    * dar información adicional = give + further details.
    * dar información de = give + details of.
    * derecho de acceso a la información = right of access to information.
    * descubrimiento de información en las bases de datos = knowledge discovery in databases (KDD).
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con la información = information skills.
    * difundir información = hand out + information.
    * difusión de información = information provision, provision of information, dissemination of information.
    * difusión de la información = information diffusion, information dissemination.
    * difusión selectiva de la información = SDI (selective dissemination of information).
    * difusor de información = information disseminator.
    * dirigir información a = direct + information towards.
    * disco con información = data diskette, data disk.
    * dispositivo de entrada de información mediante la voz = voice input device.
    * distribución de información = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de información por suscripción = syndication.
    * distribuidor de información = information provider.
    * distribuidor de información en línea = host, online host.
    * dosier de información = topic pack, package of information.
    * dosiers de información para el público = self-help pack of information.
    * ecología de la información = information ecology.
    * economía de la información = information economy.
    * elaborar información = digest + information.
    * empresa de servicios de información = information broker, broker, information broking.
    * empresario de la información = infopreneur.
    * encargado de la tecnología de la información = information technologist.
    * encontrar información = dredge up + information.
    * enseñanza en la búsqueda de información = information instruction.
    * enviar información a = direct + output.
    * enviar información de un modo automático = push + information.
    * envío de información por suscripción = syndication feed.
    * era de la información = information era.
    * era de la información, la = information age, the.
    * escasez de información = information scarcity, information underload.
    * esfera de la información, la = infosphere, the.
    * especialista de la información = information specialist.
    * estrategia de búsqueda de información = information seeking pattern.
    * estrategia de gestión de la información = information management strategy.
    * exceso de información = information overload.
    * explosión de la información, la = information explosion, the.
    * extracción de información (EI) = information extraction (IE).
    * falta de información = lack of information.
    * filtración de información = leakage of information.
    * fórmula para la medición de la información de Brillouin = Brillouin's information measure.
    * formulario de recogida de información = data collection form.
    * fuente de información = information source, information store, source of information, source of data.
    * fuente de información electrónica = electronic information source.
    * fuente principal de información = chief source of information.
    * fuentes de información = information base.
    * gestionar información = handle + information.
    * gestión de la información = information management, information handling.
    * Gestión de los Recursos de Información (IRM) = Information Resources Management (IRM).
    * gestor de información = information software package.
    * gestor de la información = information manager, information handler.
    * guerra de la información = information warfare.
    * guía de fuentes de información = pathfinder.
    * hábito de búsqueda de información = information-seeking habit.
    * hacerse de información = secure + information.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * herramienta para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * herramienta para la gestión de la información = information-managing tool.
    * hoja con la información básica para Hacer Algo = data sheet [datasheet].
    * industria de la información electrónica = electronic information industry.
    * industria de la información en línea, la = online industry, the, online information industry, the.
    * industria de la información, la = information industry, the.
    * información adicional = further information, additional information.
    * información administrativa = management information.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * información anterior al pedido = preorder information.
    * información a través de la voz = voice information.
    * información automatizada = computerised information.
    * información básica = background information, background note.
    * información bibliográfica = bibliographic data, bibliographic information.
    * Información Bibliográfica Automatizada (MARBI) = MARBI (Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information).
    * información bursátil = share prices.
    * información catalográfica = cataloguing data.
    * información científica = scientific information, scholarly information.
    * información científica y técnica = scientific and technical information (STI).
    * información clínica = clinical information.
    * información comerciable = tradeable information.
    * información comercial = business information.
    * información como artículo de consumo, la = information commodity.
    * información como materia prima, la = information commodity.
    * información complementaria = supplementary information, further information, further details.
    * información comunitaria = community information.
    * información confidencial = inside information, confidential information, insider information.
    * información corporativa = economic intelligence.
    * información de agencia = syndicated matters.
    * información de alojamiento = housing information.
    * información de archivo = archival information.
    * información de autoridades = authority data, authority information.
    * información de contacto = contact details, contact information.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * información de fuente fidedigna = authoritative information.
    * información de gestión = management data, management information.
    * información de novedades = press release.
    * información de ocio = infotainment.
    * información deportiva = sporting news.
    * información de precios = price information.
    * información de precios de productos para el consumo = retail prices.
    * información de supervivencia = survival information.
    * información de texto completo = full-text information.
    * información de última hora = news flash.
    * información digital = digital information, digital data, digital content.
    * información documentada = documented information.
    * información documental = documentary information, document information.
    * información económica = business news.
    * información electrónica = electronic content [e-content], electronic information.
    * información empresarial = business information, company information, industry information.
    * información en defensa de las minorías = affirmative information.
    * información en línea = online information.
    * información en soporte = recorded information.
    * información en su estado primario = raw information.
    * información envasada = packaged data.
    * información errónea = misinformation, dirty data, misstatement [mis-statement], misreporting.
    * información específica = data element.
    * información estadística = statistics, statistical data.
    * información estratégica = strategic information.
    * información factual = factual information.
    * información fiable = accurate information.
    * información geoespacial = geospatial data.
    * información geográfica = geoinformation.
    * información gráfica = graphic information.
    * información gubernamental = government information.
    * información indígena = indigenous information.
    * información industrial = industrial information, industry information.
    * información legal = legal information.
    * información local = community information, local knowledge.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * información numérica = numeric data.
    * información obtenida a través de intermediarios = mediated information.
    * información oficial = official information, public information.
    * información oficial del municipio = municipal information.
    * información oral = voice information.
    * información para hacer pedidos = order information.
    * Información para la Administración Pública (IPA) = Information for Public Administration (IPA).
    * información personal = personal information.
    * información pictórica = pictorial information, pictorial data.
    * información por defecto = default.
    * información pormenorizada = step-by-step details.
    * información por omisión = default.
    * información práctica = practical information.
    * información preempaquetada = pre-packaged information.
    * información primaria = primary information.
    * información privada = property data, private information.
    * información privilegiada = insider information, privileged information.
    * información pública = public information.
    * información puntual = timely information.
    * información que permite mejorar la situación social de Alguien = empowering information.
    * información sanitaria = health information.
    * información secreta = secret information.
    * información secreta sobre un adversario = intelligence.
    * información secundaria = secondary information.
    * información sobre dietética = dietary information.
    * información sobre educación = education information.
    * información sobre el contenido = subject information.
    * información sobre el tiempo que un determinado producto se anuncia en l = air play data.
    * información sobre empresas = business intelligence.
    * información sobre la competencia = business intelligence, competitive intelligence, competitive business intelligence, competitor intelligence.
    * información sobre la flota pesquera = fleet statistics.
    * información sobre la materia = subject data.
    * información sobre localización y existencias = copy-specific holdings and location information.
    * información sobre nutrición = nutrition information.
    * información sobre patentes = patent information.
    * información sobre propiedades inmobiliarias = real estate information.
    * información sobre química = chemical information.
    * información sobre salidas profesionales = career(s) information.
    * información sobre ubicación = location information.
    * información sobre ubicación y existencias = holdings information, holdings statement.
    * información sobre ubicación y existencias = holdings and location information.
    * información sobre una disciplina = discipline-oriented information.
    * información sobre un producto = product literature.
    * información sobre viajes = travel information.
    * información técnica = technical information.
    * información textual = textual information, text information, text knowledge, textual data, textual matter, textual document.
    * información transmitida por fibra óptica = fibre optic-based information.
    * información valiosísima = nugget of information.
    * información visual = visual information.
    * información viva = live information.
    * Infraestructura Mundial para la Información = Global Information Infrastructure (GII).
    * institución relacionada con la información = information organisation, information institution.
    * Instituto de Información Científica (ISI) = Institute of Scientific Information (ISI).
    * intercambiar información = exchange + data.
    * intercambio de información = information exchange, information interchange.
    * intercambio electrónico de información = electronic exchange of information.
    * intermediario de la información = information intermediary, infomediary.
    * introducir información = provide + input.
    * jefe de los servicios de información = chief information officer (CIO).
    * ladrón de información = info-thief.
    * libertad de información = freedom of information (FOI).
    * libre circulación de la información = free flow of information.
    * licencia de acceso a información electrónica = license [licence, -USA], licensing.
    * lleno de información = populated.
    * localizar información = track down + information.
    * más información = further information, further details.
    * medios de microalmacenamiento de la información = microstorage media.
    * medios digitalizados de almacenamiento de información = digitised media.
    * mercado de la información = information market place, information market.
    * metainformación = meta-information.
    * microalmacenamiento de información = microstorage.
    * minipaquete de información = mini-pack.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * mostrador de información = information desk, enquiry desk.
    * mundo de la información, el = information world, the, information business, the, infosphere, the.
    * navegar por la red en busca de información = surf for + information.
    * necesidad de información = information need.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * no revelar información = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * objeto de información electrónico = electronic information object.
    * obtener información = obtain + information, glean + information, gain + information, pick up + information, secure + information.
    * obtener información de = elicit + information from.
    * oficina de información = information office, visitor's centre.
    * Oficina de Información al Ciudadano (CAB) = Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB).
    * oficina de información turística = tourism information office.
    * ofrecer información = provide + information, provide + details, supply + information, offer + information, package + information, furnish + information.
    * operaciones de información = information operations.
    * orientado hacia la información = information-driven.
    * PADI (Preservación de Información Digital Australiana) = PADI (Preservation of Australian Digital Information).
    * PADIS (Sistema de Información para el Desarrollo de Africa) = PADIS (Pan-African Development Information System).
    * país productor de información científica = science producer.
    * panel luminoso de información de tráfico = variable road sign.
    * pantalla de información = frame, screen display.
    * pantalla de información breve = short information display, short information screen.
    * pantalla de información completa = full information display, full information screen.
    * paquete de información = pack, information kit.
    * para la gestión de información textual = text-handling.
    * para más información = for further details.
    * para mayor información sobre = for details of.
    * para mayor información véase + Nombre = see + Nombre + for further details.
    * pedir información = request + information.
    * pedir información de = ask for + details of.
    * pedir información sobre = enquire of [inquire of, -USA].
    * petición de información de referencia = reference enquiry.
    * plantilla de recogida de información = data collection form.
    * pobre en información = info-poor.
    * pobres en información = information have-nots.
    * pobres en información, los = information-poor, the.
    * pobreza de información = information poverty.
    * política de información = information provision, information strategy, information policy.
    * política de información nacional = national information policy.
    * presentar información = submit + information, package + information.
    * presentar información de varios modos = repackage + information.
    * procesamiento de información = information processing.
    * proceso de transferencia de la información = information transfer process.
    * producto de la información = information commodity.
    * profesional de la información = information officer, information professional, information worker, info pro.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesional de la tecnología de la información = informatics professional.
    * profesionales de la información, los = information community, the.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * promovido por el propio sistema de información = information-led.
    * proporcionar información = release + information.
    * protección de información entre fronteras = transborder data protection.
    * protección de la información = data protection.
    * proveedor de información a través de la red = content provider.
    * punto de información = information kiosk.
    * que necesita la información = information-dependent.
    * que transmite información = information-bearing.
    * recabar información = solicit + information.
    * recoger información = collect + data, collect + information, gather + information, summon + knowledge, harvest + information.
    * recogida de información = information gathering.
    * recopilar información = gather + information, collate + information.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica di = fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recurso de información = information asset.
    * recursos de información autodidácticos = self help resources.
    * red de información = data network, information network.
    * relacionado con la información = information-related.
    * reorganizar la información = repackage + information.
    * repleto de información = information packed [information-packed].
    * responsable de la tecnología de la información = information technologist.
    * reunir información = pool + information.
    * revolución de la información, la = information revolution, the.
    * rico en información = information-rich, info-rich.
    * ricos en información = information haves.
    * ricos en información, los = information-rich, the.
    * sala de información = information lobby.
    * sector de la información, el = information sector, the, infosphere, the.
    * servicio de difusión selectiva de la información = SDI service.
    * servicio de información = information service, information delivery service, information utility.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * servicio de información ciudadana = community information service.
    * servicio de información electrónica = electronic information service.
    * servicio de información en línea = online information service.
    * servicio de información local = local information service.
    * servicio de información sectorial = sectoral information service.
    * servicios de información = Information and Referral services.
    * servicios de información bibliográfica = bibliographical services.
    * servicios de información y referencia = I&R services (Information and Referral).
    * servidor de información = information server.
    * SIGLE (Sistema de Información sobre Literatura Gris en Europa) = SIGLE (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe).
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteri = stateless.
    * síndrome de la sobrecarga de información = information fatigue syndrome.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sintetizar información = synthesise + information.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de cobro por la información usada = information metering.
    * sistema de gestión de la información (SGI) = information management system (IMS).
    * sistema de información = information system.
    * Sistema de Información Bibliotecario = LIBRIS.
    * sistema de información documental = document information system.
    * sistema de información integrado = integrated information system.
    * sistema de información sectorial = sectoral information system.
    * sistema de procesamiento de información = information processing system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de suministro de información = information supply system.
    * sistema óptico de información = optical information system.
    * sistema para información geográfica (SIG) = Geographical Information System (GIS).
    * sistema para la información de gestión = management information system (MIS).
    * Sistema para la Información Geográfica (SIG) = Geographic Information System (GIS).
    * sitio web de información = content site, content Web site.
    * sobrecarga de información = information overload.
    * sobreinformación = information overload.
    * sociedad de la información, la = information society, the.
    * solicitar información = request + information.
    * soporte de información = data medium.
    * soportes de la información = information carrying media.
    * subtítulo y/o información complementaria sobre el título = other title information.
    * suministrar información = dispense + information, purvey + information.
    * suministro de información = information-giving.
    * superautopista de la información = information superhighway.
    * tareas relacionadas con la información = information operations.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * tecnología de envío de información de un modo automático = push technology.
    * tecnología de la información = informatics, infotech.
    * tecnología de la información aplicada a la archivística = archival informatics.
    * tecnología de la información para ciencias de la salud = health informatics.
    * tecnología de la información para medicina = medical informatics.
    * tecnología de la información (TI) = information technology (IT).
    * tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones = information and communication technologies (ICTs).
    * técnologo de la información sanitaria = informatician.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * teoría de la información = information theory.
    * TIP (El Lugar de Información) = TIP (The Information Place).
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * tráfico de información = data traffic.
    * transferencia de información = information transfer.
    * transferencia de información entre países = transborder data flow (TBDF).
    * transferencia electrónica de información = electronic transfer of information.
    * transmisión de información = information flow, information transmission.
    * transmisión de información a través de la voz = voice transmission.
    * transmitir información = convey + information.
    * tratamiento de la información = information handling.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * tratar información = handle + information.
    * trozo de información = tidbit [titbit, -USA].
    * UAP (Accesibilidad Universal a la Información) = UAP (Universal Availability of Information).
    * una mina de información = a mine of information.
    * unidad de información = unit of information, information division, information subdivision.
    * universo de la información, el = information universe, the.
    * uso compartido de la información = information sharing.
    * usuario de la información = information browser.
    * usuario que busca información = information searcher.
    * véase + Nombre + para más información = refer to + Nombre + for details.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (datos, detalles) information

    para mayor información... — for further information...

    b) (Telec) information (AmE), directory enquiries (BrE)
    2) (Period, Rad, TV) news

    informaciones filtradas a la prensainformation o news leaked to the press

    3) (Inf) data (pl)
    * * *
    = data [datum, -sing.], datum [data, -pl.], details, information, informativeness, piece of information, info, information coverage, field data, bit of information.

    Ex: Statistical tabular and numerical abstract are a means of summarising numerical data, which may be presented in its original format in a tabular form.

    Ex: Thus, having entered the authority datum correctly once, we could be sure that no matter how many bibliographic records used it they would all do so with mechanical consistency.
    Ex: With minimum authorization, details of the circulation and order records are not displayed.
    Ex: Thus, the subject approach is extremely important in the access to and the exploitation of information, documents and data.
    Ex: The informativeness of the index depends upon the information contents of the titles that comprise the index.
    Ex: On other occasions a user wants every document or piece of information on a topic traced, and then high recall must be sought, to the detriment of precision.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'CD-ROM reader as info walkman'.
    Ex: Serious attention should be given to the coordination and improvement of bibliographic control at a national level to avoid duplication of effort and gaps in information coverage.
    Ex: This paper discusses the technological revolution in field data collection systems for health sciences.
    Ex: Outside the portacabin there is a board with a few useful bits of information, such as the temperature of the water, visibility, and opening/closing times.
    * abuso de información confidencial = insider trading, insider dealing.
    * abuso de información privilegiada = insider trading, insider dealing.
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * acceso a la información por el título = title approach.
    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * actuación relacionada con la información = information action.
    * ADONIS (Distribución automática de documentos a través de sistemas de inform = ADONIS (Automated Document Delivery Over Networked Information Systems).
    * agencia de información = information agency.
    * AGRIS (Sistema Internacional de Información sobre Agricultura) = AGRIS (International Agricultural Information System).
    * aldea mundial de la información, la = global information village, the.
    * alfabetización en información = information literacy.
    * alfabeto en información = information literate [information-literate].
    * almacenamiento de la información = information storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * analfabetismo en información = information illiteracy.
    * aparato para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * aplicaciones para la información = information solutions.
    * área de información = communications area.
    * asesor de información = information consultant.
    * asesoría y oficina de información itinerante en furgón = mobile information and advice van.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * ASTINFO (Red Regional para el Intercambio de Información y Experiencias de l = ASTINFO (Regional Network for the Exchange of Information and Experience in Science and Technology in Asia and the Pacific).
    * atender una petición de información = satisfy + request for information.
    * auditoría de la información = information audit, information auditing.
    * auditoría de sistemas de información = information systems auditing, information systems audit.
    * autopista de la información = information highway.
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * base de datos con información confidencial = intelligence database.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * bloque funcional de información descriptiva = descriptive information block.
    * broker de información = information broker, broker.
    * buscador de información = information seeker, searcher.
    * buscar información = mine + information, seek + information.
    * búsqueda de información = fact-finding, quest for + information, information seeking.
    * cadena de la información = information chain, the, information provision chain, the.
    * campo de información = data field.
    * capacidad de interpretar información espacial = spatial literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información estadística = statistical literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información gráfica = graphic literacy.
    * capacidad de manejar la información = information handling.
    * cargar información = load + information.
    * centro coordinador de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * centro de información = information agency, information centre.
    * Centro de Información al Ciudadano = Public Information Center (PIC).
    * centro de información ciudadana = community information centre, neighbourhood information centre (NIC).
    * centro de información laboral = job information centre.
    * centro de información sectorial = sectoral information centre.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * centro especializado de proceso de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro municipal de información = local authority information outlet.
    * circuito de la información = information chain, the, information provision chain, the.
    * circulación de la información = flow of information.
    * comercialización de la información = information brokerage, information broking, information brokering.
    * Comité Conjunto para Sistemas de Información (JISC) = Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
    * compañía dedicada a la información = information company.
    * competencias de información = information literacy.
    * competencias en información = information literacy.
    * compilador de información = information gatherer.
    * comportamiento de búsqueda de información = information-seeking behaviour.
    * compresión de información = data compression.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * conocimientos en el manejo de la información = info-savvy.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * consumo de información = consumption of information.
    * contener información = carry + information.
    * contenido de la información = information content.
    * conversión de información = data conversion.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, el = information explosion, the.
    * CRISP (Recuperación Automatizada de Información sobre Proyectos Científicos) = CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects).
    * Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información = World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
    * cursos de gestión de información = management course.
    * dar información = provide + information, give + information, release + information.
    * dar información adicional = give + further details.
    * dar información de = give + details of.
    * derecho de acceso a la información = right of access to information.
    * descubrimiento de información en las bases de datos = knowledge discovery in databases (KDD).
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con la información = information skills.
    * difundir información = hand out + information.
    * difusión de información = information provision, provision of information, dissemination of information.
    * difusión de la información = information diffusion, information dissemination.
    * difusión selectiva de la información = SDI (selective dissemination of information).
    * difusor de información = information disseminator.
    * dirigir información a = direct + information towards.
    * disco con información = data diskette, data disk.
    * dispositivo de entrada de información mediante la voz = voice input device.
    * distribución de información = content distribution, content delivery.
    * distribución de información por suscripción = syndication.
    * distribuidor de información = information provider.
    * distribuidor de información en línea = host, online host.
    * dosier de información = topic pack, package of information.
    * dosiers de información para el público = self-help pack of information.
    * ecología de la información = information ecology.
    * economía de la información = information economy.
    * elaborar información = digest + information.
    * empresa de servicios de información = information broker, broker, information broking.
    * empresario de la información = infopreneur.
    * encargado de la tecnología de la información = information technologist.
    * encontrar información = dredge up + information.
    * enseñanza en la búsqueda de información = information instruction.
    * enviar información a = direct + output.
    * enviar información de un modo automático = push + information.
    * envío de información por suscripción = syndication feed.
    * era de la información = information era.
    * era de la información, la = information age, the.
    * escasez de información = information scarcity, information underload.
    * esfera de la información, la = infosphere, the.
    * especialista de la información = information specialist.
    * estrategia de búsqueda de información = information seeking pattern.
    * estrategia de gestión de la información = information management strategy.
    * exceso de información = information overload.
    * explosión de la información, la = information explosion, the.
    * extracción de información (EI) = information extraction (IE).
    * falta de información = lack of information.
    * filtración de información = leakage of information.
    * fórmula para la medición de la información de Brillouin = Brillouin's information measure.
    * formulario de recogida de información = data collection form.
    * fuente de información = information source, information store, source of information, source of data.
    * fuente de información electrónica = electronic information source.
    * fuente principal de información = chief source of information.
    * fuentes de información = information base.
    * gestionar información = handle + information.
    * gestión de la información = information management, information handling.
    * Gestión de los Recursos de Información (IRM) = Information Resources Management (IRM).
    * gestor de información = information software package.
    * gestor de la información = information manager, information handler.
    * guerra de la información = information warfare.
    * guía de fuentes de información = pathfinder.
    * hábito de búsqueda de información = information-seeking habit.
    * hacerse de información = secure + information.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * herramienta para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * herramienta para la gestión de la información = information-managing tool.
    * hoja con la información básica para Hacer Algo = data sheet [datasheet].
    * industria de la información electrónica = electronic information industry.
    * industria de la información en línea, la = online industry, the, online information industry, the.
    * industria de la información, la = information industry, the.
    * información adicional = further information, additional information.
    * información administrativa = management information.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * información anterior al pedido = preorder information.
    * información a través de la voz = voice information.
    * información automatizada = computerised information.
    * información básica = background information, background note.
    * información bibliográfica = bibliographic data, bibliographic information.
    * Información Bibliográfica Automatizada (MARBI) = MARBI (Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information).
    * información bursátil = share prices.
    * información catalográfica = cataloguing data.
    * información científica = scientific information, scholarly information.
    * información científica y técnica = scientific and technical information (STI).
    * información clínica = clinical information.
    * información comerciable = tradeable information.
    * información comercial = business information.
    * información como artículo de consumo, la = information commodity.
    * información como materia prima, la = information commodity.
    * información complementaria = supplementary information, further information, further details.
    * información comunitaria = community information.
    * información confidencial = inside information, confidential information, insider information.
    * información corporativa = economic intelligence.
    * información de agencia = syndicated matters.
    * información de alojamiento = housing information.
    * información de archivo = archival information.
    * información de autoridades = authority data, authority information.
    * información de contacto = contact details, contact information.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * información de fuente fidedigna = authoritative information.
    * información de gestión = management data, management information.
    * información de novedades = press release.
    * información de ocio = infotainment.
    * información deportiva = sporting news.
    * información de precios = price information.
    * información de precios de productos para el consumo = retail prices.
    * información de supervivencia = survival information.
    * información de texto completo = full-text information.
    * información de última hora = news flash.
    * información digital = digital information, digital data, digital content.
    * información documentada = documented information.
    * información documental = documentary information, document information.
    * información económica = business news.
    * información electrónica = electronic content [e-content], electronic information.
    * información empresarial = business information, company information, industry information.
    * información en defensa de las minorías = affirmative information.
    * información en línea = online information.
    * información en soporte = recorded information.
    * información en su estado primario = raw information.
    * información envasada = packaged data.
    * información errónea = misinformation, dirty data, misstatement [mis-statement], misreporting.
    * información específica = data element.
    * información estadística = statistics, statistical data.
    * información estratégica = strategic information.
    * información factual = factual information.
    * información fiable = accurate information.
    * información geoespacial = geospatial data.
    * información geográfica = geoinformation.
    * información gráfica = graphic information.
    * información gubernamental = government information.
    * información indígena = indigenous information.
    * información industrial = industrial information, industry information.
    * información legal = legal information.
    * información local = community information, local knowledge.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * información numérica = numeric data.
    * información obtenida a través de intermediarios = mediated information.
    * información oficial = official information, public information.
    * información oficial del municipio = municipal information.
    * información oral = voice information.
    * información para hacer pedidos = order information.
    * Información para la Administración Pública (IPA) = Information for Public Administration (IPA).
    * información personal = personal information.
    * información pictórica = pictorial information, pictorial data.
    * información por defecto = default.
    * información pormenorizada = step-by-step details.
    * información por omisión = default.
    * información práctica = practical information.
    * información preempaquetada = pre-packaged information.
    * información primaria = primary information.
    * información privada = property data, private information.
    * información privilegiada = insider information, privileged information.
    * información pública = public information.
    * información puntual = timely information.
    * información que permite mejorar la situación social de Alguien = empowering information.
    * información sanitaria = health information.
    * información secreta = secret information.
    * información secreta sobre un adversario = intelligence.
    * información secundaria = secondary information.
    * información sobre dietética = dietary information.
    * información sobre educación = education information.
    * información sobre el contenido = subject information.
    * información sobre el tiempo que un determinado producto se anuncia en l = air play data.
    * información sobre empresas = business intelligence.
    * información sobre la competencia = business intelligence, competitive intelligence, competitive business intelligence, competitor intelligence.
    * información sobre la flota pesquera = fleet statistics.
    * información sobre la materia = subject data.
    * información sobre localización y existencias = copy-specific holdings and location information.
    * información sobre nutrición = nutrition information.
    * información sobre patentes = patent information.
    * información sobre propiedades inmobiliarias = real estate information.
    * información sobre química = chemical information.
    * información sobre salidas profesionales = career(s) information.
    * información sobre ubicación = location information.
    * información sobre ubicación y existencias = holdings information, holdings statement.
    * información sobre ubicación y existencias = holdings and location information.
    * información sobre una disciplina = discipline-oriented information.
    * información sobre un producto = product literature.
    * información sobre viajes = travel information.
    * información técnica = technical information.
    * información textual = textual information, text information, text knowledge, textual data, textual matter, textual document.
    * información transmitida por fibra óptica = fibre optic-based information.
    * información valiosísima = nugget of information.
    * información visual = visual information.
    * información viva = live information.
    * Infraestructura Mundial para la Información = Global Information Infrastructure (GII).
    * institución relacionada con la información = information organisation, information institution.
    * Instituto de Información Científica (ISI) = Institute of Scientific Information (ISI).
    * intercambiar información = exchange + data.
    * intercambio de información = information exchange, information interchange.
    * intercambio electrónico de información = electronic exchange of information.
    * intermediario de la información = information intermediary, infomediary.
    * introducir información = provide + input.
    * jefe de los servicios de información = chief information officer (CIO).
    * ladrón de información = info-thief.
    * libertad de información = freedom of information (FOI).
    * libre circulación de la información = free flow of information.
    * licencia de acceso a información electrónica = license [licence, -USA], licensing.
    * lleno de información = populated.
    * localizar información = track down + information.
    * más información = further information, further details.
    * medios de microalmacenamiento de la información = microstorage media.
    * medios digitalizados de almacenamiento de información = digitised media.
    * mercado de la información = information market place, information market.
    * metainformación = meta-information.
    * microalmacenamiento de información = microstorage.
    * minipaquete de información = mini-pack.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * mostrador de información = information desk, enquiry desk.
    * mundo de la información, el = information world, the, information business, the, infosphere, the.
    * navegar por la red en busca de información = surf for + information.
    * necesidad de información = information need.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * no revelar información = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * objeto de información electrónico = electronic information object.
    * obtener información = obtain + information, glean + information, gain + information, pick up + information, secure + information.
    * obtener información de = elicit + information from.
    * oficina de información = information office, visitor's centre.
    * Oficina de Información al Ciudadano (CAB) = Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB).
    * oficina de información turística = tourism information office.
    * ofrecer información = provide + information, provide + details, supply + information, offer + information, package + information, furnish + information.
    * operaciones de información = information operations.
    * orientado hacia la información = information-driven.
    * PADI (Preservación de Información Digital Australiana) = PADI (Preservation of Australian Digital Information).
    * PADIS (Sistema de Información para el Desarrollo de Africa) = PADIS (Pan-African Development Information System).
    * país productor de información científica = science producer.
    * panel luminoso de información de tráfico = variable road sign.
    * pantalla de información = frame, screen display.
    * pantalla de información breve = short information display, short information screen.
    * pantalla de información completa = full information display, full information screen.
    * paquete de información = pack, information kit.
    * para la gestión de información textual = text-handling.
    * para más información = for further details.
    * para mayor información sobre = for details of.
    * para mayor información véase + Nombre = see + Nombre + for further details.
    * pedir información = request + information.
    * pedir información de = ask for + details of.
    * pedir información sobre = enquire of [inquire of, -USA].
    * petición de información de referencia = reference enquiry.
    * plantilla de recogida de información = data collection form.
    * pobre en información = info-poor.
    * pobres en información = information have-nots.
    * pobres en información, los = information-poor, the.
    * pobreza de información = information poverty.
    * política de información = information provision, information strategy, information policy.
    * política de información nacional = national information policy.
    * presentar información = submit + information, package + information.
    * presentar información de varios modos = repackage + information.
    * procesamiento de información = information processing.
    * proceso de transferencia de la información = information transfer process.
    * producto de la información = information commodity.
    * profesional de la información = information officer, information professional, information worker, info pro.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesional de la tecnología de la información = informatics professional.
    * profesionales de la información, los = information community, the.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * promovido por el propio sistema de información = information-led.
    * proporcionar información = release + information.
    * protección de información entre fronteras = transborder data protection.
    * protección de la información = data protection.
    * proveedor de información a través de la red = content provider.
    * punto de información = information kiosk.
    * que necesita la información = information-dependent.
    * que transmite información = information-bearing.
    * recabar información = solicit + information.
    * recoger información = collect + data, collect + information, gather + information, summon + knowledge, harvest + information.
    * recogida de información = information gathering.
    * recopilar información = gather + information, collate + information.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica di = fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recurso de información = information asset.
    * recursos de información autodidácticos = self help resources.
    * red de información = data network, information network.
    * relacionado con la información = information-related.
    * reorganizar la información = repackage + information.
    * repleto de información = information packed [information-packed].
    * responsable de la tecnología de la información = information technologist.
    * reunir información = pool + information.
    * revolución de la información, la = information revolution, the.
    * rico en información = information-rich, info-rich.
    * ricos en información = information haves.
    * ricos en información, los = information-rich, the.
    * sala de información = information lobby.
    * sector de la información, el = information sector, the, infosphere, the.
    * servicio de difusión selectiva de la información = SDI service.
    * servicio de información = information service, information delivery service, information utility.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * servicio de información ciudadana = community information service.
    * servicio de información electrónica = electronic information service.
    * servicio de información en línea = online information service.
    * servicio de información local = local information service.
    * servicio de información sectorial = sectoral information service.
    * servicios de información = Information and Referral services.
    * servicios de información bibliográfica = bibliographical services.
    * servicios de información y referencia = I&R services (Information and Referral).
    * servidor de información = information server.
    * SIGLE (Sistema de Información sobre Literatura Gris en Europa) = SIGLE (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe).
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteri = stateless.
    * síndrome de la sobrecarga de información = information fatigue syndrome.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sintetizar información = synthesise + information.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de cobro por la información usada = information metering.
    * sistema de gestión de la información (SGI) = information management system (IMS).
    * sistema de información = information system.
    * Sistema de Información Bibliotecario = LIBRIS.
    * sistema de información documental = document information system.
    * sistema de información integrado = integrated information system.
    * sistema de información sectorial = sectoral information system.
    * sistema de procesamiento de información = information processing system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de suministro de información = information supply system.
    * sistema óptico de información = optical information system.
    * sistema para información geográfica (SIG) = Geographical Information System (GIS).
    * sistema para la información de gestión = management information system (MIS).
    * Sistema para la Información Geográfica (SIG) = Geographic Information System (GIS).
    * sitio web de información = content site, content Web site.
    * sobrecarga de información = information overload.
    * sobreinformación = information overload.
    * sociedad de la información, la = information society, the.
    * solicitar información = request + information.
    * soporte de información = data medium.
    * soportes de la información = information carrying media.
    * subtítulo y/o información complementaria sobre el título = other title information.
    * suministrar información = dispense + information, purvey + information.
    * suministro de información = information-giving.
    * superautopista de la información = information superhighway.
    * tareas relacionadas con la información = information operations.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * tecnología de envío de información de un modo automático = push technology.
    * tecnología de la información = informatics, infotech.
    * tecnología de la información aplicada a la archivística = archival informatics.
    * tecnología de la información para ciencias de la salud = health informatics.
    * tecnología de la información para medicina = medical informatics.
    * tecnología de la información (TI) = information technology (IT).
    * tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones = information and communication technologies (ICTs).
    * técnologo de la información sanitaria = informatician.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * teoría de la información = information theory.
    * TIP (El Lugar de Información) = TIP (The Information Place).
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * tráfico de información = data traffic.
    * transferencia de información = information transfer.
    * transferencia de información entre países = transborder data flow (TBDF).
    * transferencia electrónica de información = electronic transfer of information.
    * transmisión de información = information flow, information transmission.
    * transmisión de información a través de la voz = voice transmission.
    * transmitir información = convey + information.
    * tratamiento de la información = information handling.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * tratar información = handle + information.
    * trozo de información = tidbit [titbit, -USA].
    * UAP (Accesibilidad Universal a la Información) = UAP (Universal Availability of Information).
    * una mina de información = a mine of information.
    * unidad de información = unit of information, information division, information subdivision.
    * universo de la información, el = information universe, the.
    * uso compartido de la información = information sharing.
    * usuario de la información = information browser.
    * usuario que busca información = information searcher.
    * véase + Nombre + para más información = refer to + Nombre + for details.

    * * *
    A
    1 (datos, detalles) information
    necesito más información sobre el tema I need more information on the subject, I need to know more about the subject
    para mayor información llamar al siguiente número for further details o information call the following number
    para su información les comunicamos el nuevo horario de apertura ( frml); we are pleased to inform you of our new opening times ( frml)
    el mostrador de información the information desk
    2 ( Telec) directory assistance ( AmE), information ( AmE), directory enquiries ( BrE)
    3 ( Mil) intelligence, information
    B ( Period, Rad, TV)
    1 (noticias) news
    la información que llega de la zona es confusa the news coming out of the area is confused, the reports coming out of the area are confused
    ¿en qué página viene la información cultural? where's the arts page?
    2 (noticia) news item
    continuamos con el resto de las informaciones and now here is the rest of the news
    informaciones filtradas a la prensa information o news leaked to the press
    C ( Inf) data (pl)
    * * *

     

    información sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (datos, detalles) information;


    b) (Telec) information (AmE), directory enquiries (BrE)

    2 (Period, Rad, TV) news;

    3 (Inf) data (pl)
    información sustantivo femenino
    1 information
    oficina de información, information bureau
    (en un aeropuerto) information desk
    2 (de periódico, radio, TV) news sing
    3 Tel directory enquiries pl o directory assistance
    ' información' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acudir
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - confidente
    - consulta
    - cruzarse
    - desinformación
    - dorso
    - esconder
    - fichar
    - genética
    - genético
    - meteorológica
    - meteorológico
    - mina
    - oscuras
    - oscuridad
    - procesar
    - recabar
    - recoger
    - recogida
    - referencia
    - registrar
    - reservada
    - reservado
    - retazo
    - reunir
    - sacacorchos
    - sesgada
    - sesgado
    - sigilo
    - solicitar
    - sonsacar
    - suministrar
    - transparencia
    - transparente
    - venir
    - acceso
    - actualizar
    - adulterar
    - autopista
    - banco
    - callar
    - ciencia
    - codificar
    - comunicar
    - confuso
    - copioso
    - cotejar
    - dar
    English:
    amass
    - apply for
    - brief
    - briefing
    - chart
    - CIA
    - circulate
    - classified
    - collect
    - collection
    - credit bureau
    - detail
    - dig out
    - directory assistance
    - directory enquiries
    - disseminate
    - dropout
    - enquiry
    - erroneous
    - extract
    - gather
    - information
    - information desk
    - information superhighway
    - inquiry
    - inside information
    - insider
    - insider dealing
    - insider trading
    - intelligence
    - interchange
    - interested
    - keep from
    - leak
    - material
    - media studies
    - MIS
    - news agency
    - operator
    - pending
    - process
    - pump
    - quotable
    - release
    - retain
    - scan
    - scanty
    - send away for
    - shall
    - source
    * * *
    1. [conocimiento] information;
    estoy buscando información sobre este autor I'm looking for information on this writer;
    para tu información for your information;
    para mayor información, visite nuestra página web for more information visit our website;
    información confidencial inside information;
    información privilegiada privileged information
    2. [noticias] news [singular];
    [noticia] report, piece of news;
    hemos recibido informaciones contradictorias sobre el accidente we have received conflicting reports about the accident;
    información deportiva sports news;
    información meteorológica weather report o forecast
    3. [oficina] information office;
    (el mostrador de) información the information desk;
    Sr. López, acuda a información would Mr López please come to the information desk
    4. [telefónica] Br directory enquiries, US information
    información horaria Br speaking clock, US (telephone) time-of-day service
    5. Biol información genética genetic information
    6. Informát [datos] data
    * * *
    f
    1 information;
    información genética BIO genetic information
    2 ( noticias) news sg
    * * *
    1) : information
    2) informe: report, inquiry
    3) noticias: news
    * * *
    1. (en general) information
    2. (noticias) news
    3. (recepción) information desk
    4. (de teléfonos) directory enquiries

    Spanish-English dictionary > información

  • 17 medir

    v.
    1 to measure (hacer mediciones).
    Elsa midió la harina Elsa measured the flour.
    Ricardo mide las consecuencias Richard measures=weighs the consequences.
    2 to weigh up.
    3 to weigh carefully (palabras).
    4 to evaluate.
    María midió los resultados Mary evaluated the results.
    5 to take measurements.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SERVIR], like link=servir servir
    1 (dimensiones) to measure
    2 (riesgos) to gauge, weigh up
    3 (palabras) to weigh, choose carefully
    4 (versos) to scan
    1 (tener una dimensión) to measure, be
    ¿cuánto mides? how tall are you?
    1 to measure oneself
    \
    medirse con alguien to measure oneself against somebody
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=tomar la medida de) [+ habitación, ángulo] to measure; [+ distancia, temperatura] to measure, gauge, gage (EEUU); [+ tierra] to survey, plot
    - medir a algn con la vista
    2) (=calcular) to weigh up

    deberías medir las consecuencias de lo que dicesyou should consider o weigh up the consequences of what you say

    3) (=enfrentar)
    rasero
    4) (=moderar) [+ comentarios] to choose carefully

    mide tus palabras[aconsejando] choose your words carefully; [regañando] mind your language

    5) (Literat) to scan

    ¿cómo se mide este verso? — how does this line scan?

    2.
    VI to measure, be

    ¿cuánto mides? — how tall are you?

    mido 1,80m — I am 1.80m

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo

    ¿me mide tres metros de esta tela? — can you measure me off three meters of this material?

    2) ( tener ciertas dimensiones) to be, measure

    mido 60 cm de cinturaI measure o I'm 60 cm round the waist

    ¿cuánto mide de alto/largo? — how tall/long is it?

    mide casi 1,90 m — he's almost 1.90 m (tall)

    3) (calcular, considerar) to consider, weigh up
    4) ( moderar)

    mide tus palabrasyou'd better choose o weigh your words carefully

    2.
    medirse v pron
    1) (refl) to measure oneself; <caderas/pecho> to measure
    2) (Col, Méx, Ven) ( probarse) to try on
    * * *
    = measure, quantify, gauge, meter, clock.
    Ex. Thus it is apparent that it is easier to measure precision that recall.
    Ex. The two measurements are quantified as the recall ratio and the precision ratio.
    Ex. The 2nd 'Think Tank' held in Dallas, June 89, focused on gauging what breakthrough issues are occurring in the field that directly concern libraries and merit consideration.
    Ex. The author concludes that a hybrid approach may be the ideal; involving an initial fee of one tenth the usual, single subscription price, and metering subsequent use.
    Ex. The cameras clock your speed and if you are going faster than you are supposed to, you can get a speed ticket in the post.
    ----
    * cinta de medir = measuring tape.
    * fácil de medir = measurable.
    * imposible de medir = incommemsurable, incommensurate.
    * medir a dos raseros = double standard.
    * medir el impacto de Algo = gauge + the impact of.
    * medir la profundidad de Algo = plumb + the depths of.
    * medir las palabras = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say, weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * medirse la fuerzas (con) = lock + horns (with).
    * medirse las fuerzas = pit against.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo

    ¿me mide tres metros de esta tela? — can you measure me off three meters of this material?

    2) ( tener ciertas dimensiones) to be, measure

    mido 60 cm de cinturaI measure o I'm 60 cm round the waist

    ¿cuánto mide de alto/largo? — how tall/long is it?

    mide casi 1,90 m — he's almost 1.90 m (tall)

    3) (calcular, considerar) to consider, weigh up
    4) ( moderar)

    mide tus palabrasyou'd better choose o weigh your words carefully

    2.
    medirse v pron
    1) (refl) to measure oneself; <caderas/pecho> to measure
    2) (Col, Méx, Ven) ( probarse) to try on
    * * *
    = measure, quantify, gauge, meter, clock.

    Ex: Thus it is apparent that it is easier to measure precision that recall.

    Ex: The two measurements are quantified as the recall ratio and the precision ratio.
    Ex: The 2nd 'Think Tank' held in Dallas, June 89, focused on gauging what breakthrough issues are occurring in the field that directly concern libraries and merit consideration.
    Ex: The author concludes that a hybrid approach may be the ideal; involving an initial fee of one tenth the usual, single subscription price, and metering subsequent use.
    Ex: The cameras clock your speed and if you are going faster than you are supposed to, you can get a speed ticket in the post.
    * cinta de medir = measuring tape.
    * fácil de medir = measurable.
    * imposible de medir = incommemsurable, incommensurate.
    * medir a dos raseros = double standard.
    * medir el impacto de Algo = gauge + the impact of.
    * medir la profundidad de Algo = plumb + the depths of.
    * medir las palabras = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say, weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * medirse la fuerzas (con) = lock + horns (with).
    * medirse las fuerzas = pit against.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.

    * * *
    medir [ I14 ]
    vt
    A ‹habitación/ángulo› to measure; ‹distancia/temperatura/velocidad› to measure, gauge
    ¿me mide tres metros de esta tela? can you measure me off three meters of this material?
    mido 60 cm de cintura I measure o I'm 60 cm round the waist
    la tela mide 90 cm de ancho the cloth is 90 cm wide
    la mesa mide 50 por 40 the table is 50 by 40, the table measures 50 by 40
    ¿cuánto mide de ancho/largo? how wide/long is it?
    mide casi 1,90 m he's almost 1.90 m (tall)
    medía 52 cm al nacer she measured o was 52 cm at birth
    C (calcular, considerar) to consider, weigh up
    eso te pasa por no medir las consecuencias de tus actos that is what happens (to you) when you don't consider the consequences of your actions
    midió cuidadosamente las ventajas y los inconvenientes de la oferta she carefully weighed up the pros and cons of the offer
    D
    (moderar): mediré mis palabras I'll choose my words carefully, I'll weigh my words
    tuvo que medir lo que decía para no ofender a nadie he had to choose o measure his words carefully so as not to offend anyone, he had to be as restrained as possible in what he said so as not to offend anyone
    A ( refl) to measure oneself; ‹caderas/pecho› to measure
    me medí sin zapatos I measured myself without shoes on
    mídete la cintura measure your waist
    medírsele a algo/algn ( Col): me retó a cruzar el río a nado, pero no me le medí al asunto he dared me to swim across the river but I didn't take up the challenge
    era capaz de medírsele a cualquier tarea she was capable of taking on o tackling any task
    B (Col, Méx) (probarse) ‹ropa/zapatos› to try on
    * * *

     

    medir ( conjugate medir) verbo transitivo
    1habitación/distancia/velocidad to measure
    2 ( tener ciertas dimensiones) to be, measure;
    mido 60 cm de cintura I measure o I'm 60 cm round the waist;

    ¿cuánto mide de alto/largo? how tall/long is it?;
    mide casi 1,90 m he's almost 1.90 m (tall)
    3 (calcular, considerar) to consider, weigh up;
    medir los pros y contras de algo to weigh up the pros and cons of sth.

    medirse verbo pronominal
    1 ( refl) to measure oneself;
    caderas/pecho to measure
    2 (Col, Méx, Ven) ( probarse) to try on
    medir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (dimensiones) to measure
    2 (ponderar) to weigh up: deberías medir los riesgos, you should weigh up the risks
    II verbo intransitivo to measure, be: mide dos metros de alto, he is two metres tall
    mide cinco metros de ancho, it is five metres wide
    ' medir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    granel
    - metro
    - rasero
    - regla
    - tallar
    - contorno
    - huincha
    - mida
    - varilla
    English:
    double standards
    - gauge
    - measure
    - measure out
    - pace out
    - precisely
    - record
    - stand
    - survey
    - measuring
    - meter
    - weigh
    * * *
    vt
    1. [hacer mediciones] to measure;
    2. [verso] to scan
    3. [sopesar] to weigh up;
    tenemos que medir las ventajas y desventajas de este sistema we have to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of this system
    4. [palabras] to weigh carefully;
    mide bien tus palabras cuando hables con ellos be careful what you say when you talk to them
    5. [fuerzas]
    los dos equipos medirán sus fuerzas en la semifinal the two sides will do battle in the semifinal
    vi
    [tener de medida]
    ¿cuánto mides? how tall are you?;
    ¿cuánto mide de largo? how long o what length is it?;
    mido 1,80 I'm 6 foot (tall);
    mide diez metros it's ten metres long;
    el cuadro mide 30 por 90 the picture measures o is 30 by 90;
    mide dos metros de ancho por cuatro de largo it's two metres wide by four metres long;
    mide 90-60-90 her vital statistics are 36-24-36;
    este armario mide demasiado this cupboard is too big
    * * *
    I v/t measure;
    medir sus palabras fig weigh one’s words
    II v/i
    :
    mide 2 metros de ancho/largo/alto it’s 2 meters wide/long/tall
    * * *
    medir {54} vt
    1) : to measure
    2) : to weigh, to consider
    medir los riesgos: to weigh the risks
    medir vi
    : to measure
    * * *
    medir vb to measure

    Spanish-English dictionary > medir

  • 18 perjudicial

    adj.
    harmful.
    * * *
    1 harmful
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ damaging, harmful, detrimental frm
    2.
    SM Méx ** secret policeman
    * * *
    adjetivo damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml)
    * * *
    = adverse, bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], detrimental, damaging, harmful, crippling, prejudicial, disruptive, destructive, deleterious, untoward.
    Ex. An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.
    Ex. I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. But the proposal to enter all serials under their titles, while obviously easier to apply, is equally detrimental to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex. Potentially as damaging are errors that result from poor editing and proofreading.
    Ex. These multiple-concept terms yield greater precision, but are associated with a rather larger indexing language and a higher likelihood of harmful scatter.
    Ex. Can we avoid racism, sexism and the crippling effects of other forms of prejudicial stereotyping without recourse to censorship?.
    Ex. Decentralisation of corporate libraries into smaller units can be prejudicial to the technical and market development in the company.
    Ex. The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex. The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex. This article attempts to show the influence of man on the beneficial or deleterious use of information.
    Ex. Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
    ----
    * efecto perjudicial = harmful effect.
    * hacer que sea perjudicial para = render + detrimental to.
    * perjudicial para = injurious to.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * perjudicial para el medioambiente = environmentally-damaging.
    * * *
    adjetivo damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml)
    * * *
    = adverse, bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], detrimental, damaging, harmful, crippling, prejudicial, disruptive, destructive, deleterious, untoward.

    Ex: An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.

    Ex: I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex: But the proposal to enter all serials under their titles, while obviously easier to apply, is equally detrimental to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex: Potentially as damaging are errors that result from poor editing and proofreading.
    Ex: These multiple-concept terms yield greater precision, but are associated with a rather larger indexing language and a higher likelihood of harmful scatter.
    Ex: Can we avoid racism, sexism and the crippling effects of other forms of prejudicial stereotyping without recourse to censorship?.
    Ex: Decentralisation of corporate libraries into smaller units can be prejudicial to the technical and market development in the company.
    Ex: The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex: The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex: This article attempts to show the influence of man on the beneficial or deleterious use of information.
    Ex: Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
    * efecto perjudicial = harmful effect.
    * hacer que sea perjudicial para = render + detrimental to.
    * perjudicial para = injurious to.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * perjudicial para el medioambiente = environmentally-damaging.

    * * *
    damaging, harmful, detrimental ( frml)
    el alcohol y el tabaco son perjudiciales para la salud alcohol and tobacco are harmful o damaging o detrimental to your health
    esta sequía es muy perjudicial para el campo this drought is very bad for agriculture o is seriously damaging agriculture
    resultaría perjudicial para la economía it would be damaging o prejudicial to the economy
    * * *

    perjudicial adjetivo [ser] damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml);
    perjudicial para algo/algn damaging o harmful o detrimental to sth/sb
    perjudicial adjetivo damaging, harmful: esa amistad es perjudicial para ti, that friendship is bad for you
    ' perjudicial' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fatal
    - costar
    - demasía
    English:
    damaging
    - detrimental
    - disruptive
    - harmful
    - injurious
    - damage
    - untoward
    * * *
    harmful ( para to);
    el exceso de colesterol es perjudicial para la salud too much cholesterol is damaging to your health;
    * * *
    adj harmful, damaging;
    perjudicial para la salud harmful to one’s health
    * * *
    : harmful, detrimental
    * * *
    perjudicial adj bad / harmful

    Spanish-English dictionary > perjudicial

  • 19 propósito

    m.
    purpose, goal, commitment, intention.
    * * *
    1 (intención) intention
    \
    a propósito (por cierto) by the way 2 (adrede) on purpose
    * * *
    noun m.
    purpose, intention, aim
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=intención) purpose

    ¿cuál es el propósito de su visita? — what is the purpose of his visit?

    para lograr este propósito se han desplazado a Madridwith this in mind o for this purpose, they have gone to Madrid

    buenos propósitos — [para el futuro] good intentions; [para el año nuevo] resolutions

    de propósito — on purpose, deliberately

    fuera de propósito — off the point

    hacer(se) (el) propósito de hacer algo — to resolve to do sth, decide to do sth

    sin propósito — [caminar, moverse] aimlessly; [actuar] unintentionally

    tener (el) propósito de hacer algo — to intend o mean to do sth, be one's intention to do sth

    no tenía propósito ninguno de pelearmeI didn't intend o mean to get into a fight, it was not my intention to get into a fight

    tengo el firme propósito de irme de casa — I am determined to leave home, I am intent on leaving home

    propósito de enmienda, no veo propósito de enmienda en su comportamiento — I don't see him mending his ways o turning over a new leaf

    2)

    a propósito —

    a) [como adjetivo] suitable, right ( para for)

    era la persona a propósito para el trabajo — he was very suitable for the job, he was the right person for the job

    b) [como adverbio] on purpose, deliberately

    lo siento, no lo hice a propósito — I'm sorry, I didn't do it on purpose o deliberately

    venir a propósito — (=venir expresamente) to come especially; (=ser adecuado) [comentario, observación] to be well-timed; [dinero] to come in handy

    esa observación vino muy a propósito — that was a timely remark, that remark was very well-timed

    c) (=por cierto) by the way

    a propósito, ¿qué vais a hacer en Semana Santa? — by the way, what are you doing at Easter?

    d)

    a propósito de[después de verbo] about; [uso independiente] talking of, à propos of

    a propósito de Picasso, ¿has visto alguna vez el Guernica? — talking of o à propos of Picasso, have you ever seen Guernica?

    a propósito de dinero, ¿cuándo me vas a pagar? — now you mention it o talking of money, when are you going to pay me?

    ¿a propósito de qué me dices eso ahora? — why do you say that now?

    * * *
    a) ( intención) intention, purpose
    b)

    a propósito: no lo hice a propósito I didn't do it deliberately o on purpose; se hizo un vestido a propósito para la ocasión she had a dress made specially for the occasion; a propósito, Carlos te manda saludos by the way, Carlos sends his regards; a propósito de trenes ¿cuándo te vas? — speaking of trains o on the subject of trains, when are you leaving?

    * * *
    = intent, mission, point, purpose, drift, meaningfulness, objective, agenda, resolution.
    Ex. The quality of indexing is influenced by the intellectual level and intent of document content in the subject area.
    Ex. Its mission is to advise the three sponsoring agencies on how best to coordinate their programs in this area and to recommend priorities for action.
    Ex. There seems little point in hundreds of cataloguers in separate locations wading through cataloguing codes and classification schemes in order to create a variety of catalogue records for the same work.
    Ex. Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex. The main drift of the proceedings concerned national libraries -- their role, functions and financing.
    Ex. The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex. An objective is an individual act intended to be carried out, and a number o which are required to be carried out in order to reach a goal.
    Ex. Robert Kent's sole agenda is to attack Cuba and vilify the Cuban library community while supporting the US government's interventionist destabilization policies.
    Ex. The Economic and Social Committee and the European Parliament will use it to broadcast their opinions and resolutions.
    ----
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * buenos propósitos de Año Nuevo = New Year's resolution.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * de propósito general = general-purpose.
    * hacerse el propósito de + Infinitivo = make + it + a point to + Infinitivo, make + a point of + Gerundio.
    * hecho a propósito = tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored].
    * propósitos = designs.
    * ver el propósito = see + the point.
    * * *
    a) ( intención) intention, purpose
    b)

    a propósito: no lo hice a propósito I didn't do it deliberately o on purpose; se hizo un vestido a propósito para la ocasión she had a dress made specially for the occasion; a propósito, Carlos te manda saludos by the way, Carlos sends his regards; a propósito de trenes ¿cuándo te vas? — speaking of trains o on the subject of trains, when are you leaving?

    * * *
    = intent, mission, point, purpose, drift, meaningfulness, objective, agenda, resolution.

    Ex: The quality of indexing is influenced by the intellectual level and intent of document content in the subject area.

    Ex: Its mission is to advise the three sponsoring agencies on how best to coordinate their programs in this area and to recommend priorities for action.
    Ex: There seems little point in hundreds of cataloguers in separate locations wading through cataloguing codes and classification schemes in order to create a variety of catalogue records for the same work.
    Ex: Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex: The main drift of the proceedings concerned national libraries -- their role, functions and financing.
    Ex: The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex: An objective is an individual act intended to be carried out, and a number o which are required to be carried out in order to reach a goal.
    Ex: Robert Kent's sole agenda is to attack Cuba and vilify the Cuban library community while supporting the US government's interventionist destabilization policies.
    Ex: The Economic and Social Committee and the European Parliament will use it to broadcast their opinions and resolutions.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * buenos propósitos de Año Nuevo = New Year's resolution.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * de propósito general = general-purpose.
    * hacerse el propósito de + Infinitivo = make + it + a point to + Infinitivo, make + a point of + Gerundio.
    * hecho a propósito = tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored].
    * propósitos = designs.
    * ver el propósito = see + the point.

    * * *
    1
    (intención): tiene el firme propósito de dejar de fumar she's determined o resolved to give up smoking, she's intent on giving up smoking
    mi propósito era salir mañana, pero tuve que aplazar el viaje I was intending o I was aiming o ( frml) my intention was to leave tomorrow, but I had to postpone the trip
    se ha hecho el propósito de correr una hora diaria she's made up her mind o she's resolved o she's decided to go running for an hour every day
    buenos propósitos good intentions
    se hizo con el único propósito de proteger a estas especies it was done with the sole aim o purpose of protecting these species
    con el propósito de comprarse un coche, se puso a ahorrar he started to save up in order to buy himself a car o with the intention of buying himself a car
    vagaba por el pueblo sin propósito alguno he wandered aimlessly around the village
    lo hizo con el propósito de molestarme she did it just to annoy me
    se fue con el firme propósito de volver al año siguiente he left with the firm intention of returning the following year
    2
    a propósito: no lo hice a propósito I didn't do it deliberately o on purpose
    se hizo un vestido a propósito para la ocasión she had a dress made specially for the occasion
    me encontré con Carlos Ruiz. A propósito, te manda saludos I bumped into Carlos Ruiz, who sends you his regards, by the way
    me costó $100 — a propósito, recuerda que me debes $50 I paid $100 for it — which reminds me o speaking of which, don't forget you owe me $50
    a propósito de trenes ¿cuándo te vas? speaking of trains o on the subject of trains, when are you leaving?
    ¿a propósito de qué viene eso? — a propósito de nada, era sólo un comentario what did you say that for o why did you say that? — for no particular reason, it was just a comment
    hice un comentario a propósito de sus amigos I made a comment about his friends
    Compuesto:
    hizo un firme propósito de enmienda he firmly resolved to mend his ways
    * * *

     

    propósito sustantivo masculino

    con el propósito de verla with the intention o purpose of seeing her;

    tiene el firme propósito de dejar de fumar she's determined to give up smoking;
    buenos propósitos good intentions
    b)



    ( por cierto) ( indep) by the way
    propósito sustantivo masculino purpose, intention
    ♦ Locuciones: a propósito, (por cierto) by the way
    (adrede) on purpose, intentionally
    a propósito de, speaking of
    ' propósito' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conseguir
    - efecto
    - enmienda
    - intención
    - lograr
    - obstaculizar
    - obstruir
    - sobre
    - solapada
    - solapado
    - abandonar
    - ánimo
    - cierto
    - desistir
    - finalidad
    - función
    - hablar
    - hermanar
    - intencionado
    - intento
    - ir
    - meta
    - mojar
    - motivo
    - paréntesis
    - tener
    - todo
    English:
    advance
    - aim
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - approach
    - bye
    - bye-bye
    - deliberate
    - deliberately
    - design
    - drop
    - for
    - go
    - idea
    - incidentally
    - intent
    - intentionally
    - job
    - meaning
    - misinterpret
    - mislead
    - misleading
    - object
    - purpose
    - purposely
    - remind
    - resolution
    - sake
    - sidetrack
    - slide
    - specially
    - stand about
    - stand around
    - to
    - unintentional
    - unsuited
    - vandalize
    - way
    - why
    * * *
    nm
    1. [intención] intention;
    mi propósito era llamarte cuando llegara I had intended to phone you when I arrived;
    tengo el propósito de dejar el alcohol I intend to give up alcohol;
    hizo el propósito de no volver a fumar she made a resolution o resolved not to smoke again;
    con el propósito de in order to;
    con este propósito to this end
    2. [objetivo] purpose;
    el propósito de las medidas es contener la inflación the purpose o aim of the measures is to control inflation;
    una ley con el único propósito de ayudar a los más débiles a law the sole purpose of which is to help the weakest
    a propósito loc adv
    1. [adecuado] suitable;
    tu ayuda nos viene muy a propósito your help is coming just at the right time
    2. [adrede] on purpose;
    hacer algo a propósito to do sth on purpose o deliberately;
    lo dijo a propósito para que nos enfadáramos he said it deliberately to annoy us;
    no lo hice a propósito I didn't do it on purpose
    3. [por cierto] by the way;
    a propósito de viajes, ¿has estado en Japón? speaking of travelling, have you been to Japan?
    a propósito de loc prep
    with regard to, concerning;
    ha habido un gran debate público a propósito de la ley there has been considerable public debate concerning the law
    * * *
    m
    1 ( intención) intention
    2 ( objetivo) purpose
    3
    :
    a propósito on purpose; ( por cierto) by the way;
    venir muy a propósito de comentario be spot on, hit the nail on the head
    * * *
    1) intención: purpose, intention
    2)
    a propósito : by the way
    3)
    a propósito : on purpose, intentionally
    * * *
    1. (objetivo) purpose
    2. (intención) intention

    Spanish-English dictionary > propósito

  • 20 reclamar

    v.
    1 to demand, to ask for.
    le he reclamado todo el dinero que me debe I've demanded that he return to me all the money he owes me
    la multitud reclamaba que cantara otra canción the crowd clamored for her to sing another song
    2 to demand, to require.
    el negocio reclama toda mi atención the business requires o demands all my attention
    3 to ask for.
    te reclaman en la oficina they're asking for you at the office
    4 to protest.
    5 to claim, to ask for, to demand, to lay claim to.
    Ellos reclaman su premio They claim their prize.
    6 to reclaim, to recover, to recuperate.
    Reclamaron mucha tierra junto al mar They reclaimed a lot of land by the sea
    7 to complain.
    Ellos reclaman siempre They always complain.
    8 to file a claim, to lodge a claim.
    Ellos reclamaron hace un mes They filed a claim about a month ago.
    * * *
    1 (pedir) to demand, claim
    2 (exigir) to require, demand
    1 (protestar) to protest ( contra, against)
    2 DERECHO to appeal
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ herencia, tierras] to claim; [+ derechos] to demand
    2) [+ atención, solución] to demand
    3) [+ aves] to call to
    2.
    VI (=quejarse) to complain

    reclamar contra una sentencia — (Jur) to appeal against a sentence

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona <derecho/indemnización> to claim; ( con insistencia) to demand
    b) situación/problema to require, demand
    2.
    reclamar vi to complain
    * * *
    = claim, recall, lay + claim(s) to, clamour for [clamor, -USA], reclaim, make + claim, place + claim, call on/upon, contest, appeal.
    Ex. Periodicals control -- the procedures for receiving, ( claiming), and binding single issues of periodicals and serials -- is restricted to authorized users.
    Ex. To send a recall, display the circulation status of the copy to be recalled.
    Ex. If librarians would calmly and publicly and increasingly lay claim to this area as their professional domain, they would gradually bring about the change in attitude that many desire to see.
    Ex. I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex. The article ' Reclaiming our technological future' discusses the effects of electronic technology on the future development of libraries and librarians.
    Ex. The claim is made that society is evolving from one whose formal communication patterns have, for centuries, been based primarily on print on paper to one in which communication channels will be largely paperless (electronic).
    Ex. Overall the on-line method of placing claims was preferred because it resulted in a faster response from the vendor and a quicker receipt of the journal.
    Ex. This article calls on libraries to forge a renewed national commitment to cooperate in the building of a national information network for scholarly communications.
    Ex. Unfortunately I have not been able to find another survey which incorporates data which would support or contest the conclusions of the Luton survey.
    Ex. The judge rejected it because it was considered an intimidation tactic and there was no opportunity for those denied voting from appealing before the polls closed.
    ----
    * reclamar daños = claim + damages.
    * reclamar el control de = make + claim upon.
    * reclamar el derecho a Algo = stake + Posesivo + claim.
    * reclamar una decisión = appeal + decision.
    * reclamar venganza = bay for + blood, bay for + vengeance.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona <derecho/indemnización> to claim; ( con insistencia) to demand
    b) situación/problema to require, demand
    2.
    reclamar vi to complain
    * * *
    = claim, recall, lay + claim(s) to, clamour for [clamor, -USA], reclaim, make + claim, place + claim, call on/upon, contest, appeal.

    Ex: Periodicals control -- the procedures for receiving, ( claiming), and binding single issues of periodicals and serials -- is restricted to authorized users.

    Ex: To send a recall, display the circulation status of the copy to be recalled.
    Ex: If librarians would calmly and publicly and increasingly lay claim to this area as their professional domain, they would gradually bring about the change in attitude that many desire to see.
    Ex: I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex: The article ' Reclaiming our technological future' discusses the effects of electronic technology on the future development of libraries and librarians.
    Ex: The claim is made that society is evolving from one whose formal communication patterns have, for centuries, been based primarily on print on paper to one in which communication channels will be largely paperless (electronic).
    Ex: Overall the on-line method of placing claims was preferred because it resulted in a faster response from the vendor and a quicker receipt of the journal.
    Ex: This article calls on libraries to forge a renewed national commitment to cooperate in the building of a national information network for scholarly communications.
    Ex: Unfortunately I have not been able to find another survey which incorporates data which would support or contest the conclusions of the Luton survey.
    Ex: The judge rejected it because it was considered an intimidation tactic and there was no opportunity for those denied voting from appealing before the polls closed.
    * reclamar daños = claim + damages.
    * reclamar el control de = make + claim upon.
    * reclamar el derecho a Algo = stake + Posesivo + claim.
    * reclamar una decisión = appeal + decision.
    * reclamar venganza = bay for + blood, bay for + vengeance.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.

    * * *
    reclamar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona» ‹derecho/indemnización› to claim; (con insistencia) to demand
    si no reclama el pago dentro de seis meses if you do not claim payment within six months
    reclamó su parte de los beneficios he claimed his share of the profits
    los manifestantes reclamaban el derecho al voto the demonstrators were demanding the right to vote
    el enfermo reclamaba constantemente atención the patient was constantly demanding attention
    2 «situación/problema» to require, demand
    la situación reclama mucho tacto the situation calls for o requires a great deal of tact
    estos problemas reclaman soluciones inmediatas these problems need to be sorted out immediately, these problems require o demand immediate solutions
    ■ reclamar
    vi
    to complain
    tiene derecho a reclamar si no está satisfecho you have the right to complain o to make a complaint if you are not satisfied
    reclamó ante los tribunales she took the matter to court
    reclamé contra la multa I appealed against the fine
    * * *

     

    reclamar ( conjugate reclamar) verbo transitivo
    a) [ persona] ‹derecho/indemnización to claim;

    ( con insistencia) to demand
    b) [situación/problema] to require, demand

    verbo intransitivo
    to complain;

    reclamar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un derecho, una propiedad) to claim, demand
    2 (requerir) to call: la empresa lo reclama en la sede central, the company have summoned him to the headquarters
    Jur (a un testigo, inculpado) to summon
    3 (exigir) este trabajo reclama nuestra paciencia, this work demands our patience
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 to complain, protest [contra, against]
    2 Jur to appeal

    ' reclamar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    reivindicar
    English:
    claim
    - demand
    - reclaim
    - stake
    * * *
    vt
    1. [pedir, exigir] to demand, to ask for;
    le he reclamado todo el dinero que me debe I've demanded that he return to me all the money he owes me;
    reclamó ante un tribunal una indemnización she went to court to claim compensation;
    la multitud reclamaba que cantara otra canción the crowd clamoured for her to sing another song
    2. [necesitar] to demand, to require;
    el negocio reclama toda mi atención the business requires o demands all my attention;
    este conflicto reclama una solución inmediata this conflict calls for an immediate solution
    3. [llamar] to ask for;
    te reclaman en la oficina they're asking for you at the office
    4. Der
    reclamar a alguien to summon sb to appear before the court
    vi
    [quejarse] to make a complaint;
    reclamaron por los malos tratos recibidos they made a complaint about the ill-treatment they had received;
    reclamó contra la sanción he made a formal protest against the suspension
    * * *
    I v/t claim, demand
    II v/i complain
    * * *
    1) exigir: to demand, to require
    2) : to claim
    : to complain
    * * *
    1. (protestar) to complain
    2. (exigir) to demand / to claim

    Spanish-English dictionary > reclamar

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