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  • 1 AAS (Asociación de Archiveros Suizos)

    Ex. This paper discusses the negotiations between the Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA) and the Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD) regarding a joint information initiative.

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  • 2 Argelia

    f.
    Algeria.
    * * *
    1 Algeria
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino Algeria
    * * *
    Ex. This article describes the current situation regarding professional education and training of librarians in Algeria.
    * * *
    femenino Algeria
    * * *

    Ex: This article describes the current situation regarding professional education and training of librarians in Algeria.

    * * *
    Algeria
    * * *

    Argelia sustantivo femenino
    Algeria
    Argelia sustantivo femenino Algeria
    ' Argelia' also found in these entries:
    English:
    Algeria
    * * *
    Algeria
    * * *
    f Algeria

    Spanish-English dictionary > Argelia

  • 3 Asociación Suiza de Documentación (SAD)

    Ex. This paper discusses the negotiations between the Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA) and the Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD) regarding a joint information initiative.

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  • 4 Asociación de Archiveros Suizos

    Ex. Die Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare (Association of Swiss Archivists) has enjoyed close cooperation with the Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare (Association of Swiss Librarians).
    * * *
    Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS)

    Ex: This paper discusses the negotiations between the Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA) and the Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD) regarding a joint information initiative.

    Ex: Die Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare (Association of Swiss Archivists) has enjoyed close cooperation with the Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare (Association of Swiss Librarians).

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación de Archiveros Suizos

  • 5 Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS)

    Ex. This paper discusses the negotiations between the Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA) and the Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD) regarding a joint information initiative.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS)

  • 6 Eucaristía, la

    = Eucharist, the.
    Ex. Saint Job also critiqued Roman Catholic teachings regarding the use of unleavened bread in the Eucharist.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Eucaristía, la

  • 7 Guerra Zulú, la

    = Zulu War, the
    Ex. The library of the South African National Museum of Military History provides an enquiry service which answers genealogical questions regarding who fought in border wars, the Zulu War, Anglo-Boer War, World War I and World War II.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Guerra Zulú, la

  • 8 Guerra de los Boers, la

    = Anglo-Boer War, the
    Ex. The library of the South African National Museum of Military History provides an enquiry service which answers genealogical questions regarding who fought in border wars, the Zulu War, Anglo-Boer War, World War I and World War II.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Guerra de los Boers, la

  • 9 Posesivo + media naranja

    = Posesivo + significant other, Posesivo + better half, Posesivo + other half
    Ex. Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex. The answer to this relates directly to the second major factor contributing to unhappiness between a manager and his better half, i.e., a sense of professional jealousy between marital partners.
    Ex. Breaking wind often is typically the result of your diet and lifestyle -- it won't kill you, though your other half might if you keep trumpeting in bed.
    * * *
    = Posesivo + significant other, Posesivo + better half, Posesivo + other half

    Ex: Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.

    Ex: The answer to this relates directly to the second major factor contributing to unhappiness between a manager and his better half, i.e., a sense of professional jealousy between marital partners.
    Ex: Breaking wind often is typically the result of your diet and lifestyle -- it won't kill you, though your other half might if you keep trumpeting in bed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Posesivo + media naranja

  • 10 Presidium

    m.
    presidium, praesidium.
    * * *
    Nota: En los países comunistas, comité que representa y actúa en nombre de un organismo más grande, en especial un organismo político.
    Ex. In 1930 an agreement was reached between the Presidium and the Central Archive Administration regarding the transfer of trade-union archives into the control of the state archives.
    * * *
    Nota: En los países comunistas, comité que representa y actúa en nombre de un organismo más grande, en especial un organismo político.

    Ex: In 1930 an agreement was reached between the Presidium and the Central Archive Administration regarding the transfer of trade-union archives into the control of the state archives.

    * * *
    presidium

    Spanish-English dictionary > Presidium

  • 11 SAD (Asociación Suiza de Documentación)

    Ex. This paper discusses the negotiations between the Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA) and the Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD) regarding a joint information initiative.

    Spanish-English dictionary > SAD (Asociación Suiza de Documentación)

  • 12 WIPO (Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual)

    Ex. This article discusses the current situation regarding the work of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in order to update the international regime of copyright and neighbouring rights.

    Spanish-English dictionary > WIPO (Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual)

  • 13 aceite mineral

    m.
    mineral oil.
    * * *
    (n.) = mineral oil
    Ex. The author reports the case of 15 transsexuals regarding their devastating long-term outcomes after the injection of up to 8 liters of silicone or mineral oil to feminize their bodies.
    * * *

    Ex: The author reports the case of 15 transsexuals regarding their devastating long-term outcomes after the injection of up to 8 liters of silicone or mineral oil to feminize their bodies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceite mineral

  • 14 acosar

    v.
    1 to pursue relentlessly.
    2 to harass.
    3 to besiege, to irritate, to nag, to accost.
    El policía persigue a Ricardo The policeman persecutes=harasses Richard.
    * * *
    1 to pursue, chase
    \
    acosar a preguntas to bombard with questions
    * * *
    verb
    to harass, hound
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=atosigar) to hound, harass

    ser acosado sexualmente — to suffer (from) sexual harassment, be sexually harassed

    2) (=perseguir) to pursue relentlessly; [+ animal] to urge on
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to hound

    me acosaron con preguntasthey plagued o bombarded me with questions

    b) < presa> to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *
    = plague, press upon, bait, besiege, harass, bully, dog, persecute, hound, nag (at), pelt, pressurise [pressurize, -USA], importune, pester, nobble, stalk, bedevil, bear down on, harry.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    Ex. I guess Ms Lipow should be admired for coming into the lion's den and baiting it, but I find some of her arguments facile and superficial.
    Ex. Concurrently, libraries are besieged with greater demands from the academic community for access to and instruction in electronic information resources such as the Internet.
    Ex. I have reason to believe that my boss, the head of reference, has been sexually harassing me.
    Ex. The director returned to his paperwork, nothing in his heart but hot shame at having permitted himself to be bullied into submission by this disagreeable public official.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Why does the ALA ignore, deny or cover up the actions of the only government in the world which persecutes people for the alleged crime of opening uncensored libraries?.
    Ex. Jefferson, like Clinton, was hounded by reports of adultery and cowardice in wartime.
    Ex. This a book that I had admired but that had nagged at me for years.
    Ex. Every day, Internet users are pelted with spam, hoaxes, urban legends, and scams - in other words, untrustworthy data.
    Ex. Shearer also made an arse of himself by perpetuating the myth of the noble English sportsman who never dives or pressurises referees.
    Ex. He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex. And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex. He was the best striker I ever saw, certainly before the injuries that nobbled him twice.
    Ex. So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. And here was the war, implacably bearing down on us.
    Ex. They stayed there for the winter, and spent the succeeding three summers harrying the coasts of Ireland and Scotland, after which they returned to Norway.
    ----
    * acosar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to hound

    me acosaron con preguntasthey plagued o bombarded me with questions

    b) < presa> to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *
    = plague, press upon, bait, besiege, harass, bully, dog, persecute, hound, nag (at), pelt, pressurise [pressurize, -USA], importune, pester, nobble, stalk, bedevil, bear down on, harry.

    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.

    Ex: For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    Ex: I guess Ms Lipow should be admired for coming into the lion's den and baiting it, but I find some of her arguments facile and superficial.
    Ex: Concurrently, libraries are besieged with greater demands from the academic community for access to and instruction in electronic information resources such as the Internet.
    Ex: I have reason to believe that my boss, the head of reference, has been sexually harassing me.
    Ex: The director returned to his paperwork, nothing in his heart but hot shame at having permitted himself to be bullied into submission by this disagreeable public official.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Why does the ALA ignore, deny or cover up the actions of the only government in the world which persecutes people for the alleged crime of opening uncensored libraries?.
    Ex: Jefferson, like Clinton, was hounded by reports of adultery and cowardice in wartime.
    Ex: This a book that I had admired but that had nagged at me for years.
    Ex: Every day, Internet users are pelted with spam, hoaxes, urban legends, and scams - in other words, untrustworthy data.
    Ex: Shearer also made an arse of himself by perpetuating the myth of the noble English sportsman who never dives or pressurises referees.
    Ex: He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex: And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex: He was the best striker I ever saw, certainly before the injuries that nobbled him twice.
    Ex: So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: And here was the war, implacably bearing down on us.
    Ex: They stayed there for the winter, and spent the succeeding three summers harrying the coasts of Ireland and Scotland, after which they returned to Norway.
    * acosar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.

    * * *
    acosar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to hound
    lo acosan sus acreedores his creditors are hounding him o are after him
    un compañero que la acosaba sexualmente a colleague who was sexually harassing her
    se ven acosados por el hambre y las enfermedades they are beset by hunger and disease
    me acosaron con preguntas sobre su paradero they plagued o bombarded me with questions regarding his whereabouts
    2 ‹presa› to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *

     

    acosar ( conjugate acosar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to hound;

    ( sexualmente) to harass;
    me acosaron con preguntas they plagued o bombarded me with questions


    acosar verbo transitivo
    1 to harass
    2 fig (asediar) to pester: la oposición acosó al Presidente del Gobierno con sus preguntas, the opposition pestered the Prime Minister with questions
    ' acosar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arrinconar
    - asediar
    - hostigar
    English:
    assault
    - beset
    - harass
    - hound
    - mob
    - molest
    - persecute
    - plague
    - ply
    - stalk
    - bait
    - goad
    - harry
    - worry
    * * *
    acosar, Méx acosijar vt
    1. [perseguir] to pursue relentlessly
    2. [hostigar] to harass;
    lo acosaron a o [m5] con preguntas they fired questions at him;
    fue acosada sexualmente en el trabajo she was sexually harassed at work
    * * *
    v/t hound, pursue;
    me acosaron a preguntas they bombarded me with questions
    * * *
    acosar vt
    perseguir: to pursue, to hound, to harass

    Spanish-English dictionary > acosar

  • 15 afable

    adj.
    affable.
    * * *
    1 affable, kind
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ affable, genial
    * * *
    adjetivo affable
    * * *
    = approachable, amiable, cordial, tender [tenderer -comp., tenderest -sup.], good-natured, sociable, forthcoming, chummy [chummier -comp., chummiest -sup.], affable, mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].
    Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex. 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
    Ex. The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.
    Ex. A single drawing can have a highly emotional impact and can be effective as either a heavy, bold statement or a tender reminder.
    Ex. The illustrations were projected on a large screen and the children were able to see that it was a locus amoenus and a reflection of the character of the good-natured host.
    Ex. Public libraries have traditionally been places where information can be gathered and exchanged in a sociable atmosphere.
    Ex. In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
    Ex. Within that chummy, insular world of imperial elites, Senator Jaguaribe recoiled in horror at the prospect of a permanent pauper class supported by public funds.
    Ex. After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
    Ex. People become more ' mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
    ----
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * * *
    adjetivo affable
    * * *
    = approachable, amiable, cordial, tender [tenderer -comp., tenderest -sup.], good-natured, sociable, forthcoming, chummy [chummier -comp., chummiest -sup.], affable, mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].

    Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.

    Ex: 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
    Ex: The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.
    Ex: A single drawing can have a highly emotional impact and can be effective as either a heavy, bold statement or a tender reminder.
    Ex: The illustrations were projected on a large screen and the children were able to see that it was a locus amoenus and a reflection of the character of the good-natured host.
    Ex: Public libraries have traditionally been places where information can be gathered and exchanged in a sociable atmosphere.
    Ex: In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
    Ex: Within that chummy, insular world of imperial elites, Senator Jaguaribe recoiled in horror at the prospect of a permanent pauper class supported by public funds.
    Ex: After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
    Ex: People become more ' mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.

    * * *
    affable
    * * *

    afable adjetivo
    affable
    afable adjetivo affable
    ' afable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    seca
    - seco
    English:
    amiable
    - congenial
    - good-humoured
    - good-natured
    - smooth
    - suave
    - affable
    - debonair
    - mild
    * * *
    afable adj
    affable
    * * *
    adj affable, pleasant
    * * *
    afable adj
    : affable
    afablemente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > afable

  • 16 afeminar

    v.
    1 to effeminate, to unman.
    2 to debilitate, to enervate, to melt into weakness.
    3 to feminize, to make effeminate, to womanize, to effeminate.
    * * *
    1 to make effeminate
    1 to become effeminate
    * * *
    = feminise [feminize, -USA].
    Ex. The author reports the case of 15 transsexuals regarding their devastating long-term outcomes after the injection of up to 8 liters of silicone or mineral oil to feminize their bodies.
    * * *
    = feminise [feminize, -USA].

    Ex: The author reports the case of 15 transsexuals regarding their devastating long-term outcomes after the injection of up to 8 liters of silicone or mineral oil to feminize their bodies.

    * * *
    afeminar [A1 ]
    vt
    to make... effeminate
    to become effeminate
    * * *
    vt
    to make effeminate
    * * *
    v/t soften, feminize;
    afeminar sus cualidades varoniles get in touch with one’s feminine side

    Spanish-English dictionary > afeminar

  • 17 agudo

    adj.
    1 sharp, smart, keen, astute.
    2 intense, severe, fierce, excruciating.
    3 high-pitched, sharp, shrill, piping.
    4 acute, clever, keen, insightful.
    5 witty, clever.
    6 pointed, acute, sharp-edged.
    7 acute.
    8 oxytone, accented in the last syllable, oxytonic, with a stronger phonetic accent on last syllable.
    Acordeón es una palabra aguda "Acordeon" is accented in the last syllable...
    m.
    high-pitch note, treble.
    * * *
    1 (afilado) sharp
    2 (dolor) acute
    4 figurado (sentido) sharp, keen
    5 (voz) high-pitched
    6 (sonido) treble, high
    7 LINGÚÍSTICA (palabra) oxytone; (acento) acute
    * * *
    (f. - aguda)
    adj.
    1) sharp, acute
    2) high, high-pitched
    3) clever, witty
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=afilado) [filo] sharp; [instrumento] sharp, pointed
    2) (=intenso) [enfermedad, dolor] acute; [acento] acute
    3) [ángulo] acute
    4) (=incisivo) [mente, sentido] sharp, keen; [ingenio] ready, lively; [crítica] penetrating; [observación] smart, clever; [pregunta] acute, searching
    5) (=gracioso) witty
    6) (Mús) [nota] high, high-pitched; [voz, sonido] piercing
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <filo/punta> sharp
    b) < ángulo> acute
    2)
    a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; < nota> high
    b) < dolor> ( duradero) intense, acute; ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) < crisis> severe
    d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
    3)
    a) ( perspicaz) < persona> quick-witted, sharp; < comentario> shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
    c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
    4) < palabra> stressed on the last syllable; < acento> acute
    * * *
    = keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].
    Ex. Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.
    Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
    Ex. This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex. In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex. In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
    Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex. In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
    Ex. The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
    Ex. The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
    Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex. As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
    Ex. She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex. So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
    ----
    * acento agudo = acute.
    * de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
    * dolor agudo = twinge.
    * Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
    * infección aguda = acute infection.
    * miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
    * SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <filo/punta> sharp
    b) < ángulo> acute
    2)
    a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; < nota> high
    b) < dolor> ( duradero) intense, acute; ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) < crisis> severe
    d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
    3)
    a) ( perspicaz) < persona> quick-witted, sharp; < comentario> shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
    c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
    4) < palabra> stressed on the last syllable; < acento> acute
    * * *
    = keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].

    Ex: Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.

    Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex: However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
    Ex: This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex: In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex: In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
    Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex: In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
    Ex: The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
    Ex: The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
    Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex: As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
    Ex: She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex: So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
    * acento agudo = acute.
    * de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
    * dolor agudo = twinge.
    * Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
    * infección aguda = acute infection.
    * miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
    * SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).

    * * *
    agudo -da
    A
    1 ‹filo/punta› sharp
    2 ‹ángulo› acute
    B
    1 ‹voz› high-pitched; (irritante) shrill; ‹sonido› high-pitched; (irritante) piercing; ‹nota› high
    2 ‹dolor› (duradero) intense, acute; (momentáneo) sharp
    3 ‹crisis› severe
    4 ‹aumento/descenso› sharp
    un agudo descenso del índice de mortalidad a sharp fall in the death rate
    C
    1 (perspicaz) ‹persona› quick-witted, sharp; ‹observación/comentario› shrewd; ‹pregunta› shrewd, searching
    2 (gracioso) ‹comentario/persona› witty
    3 ‹vista› sharp; ‹oído› sharp, acute; ‹sentido/instinto› keen, sharp
    D
    1 ‹palabra› stressed on the last syllable
    2 ‹acento› acute
    * * *

     

    agudo
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1
    a)filo/punta sharp

    b) ángulo acute

    2
    a)voz/sonido high-pitched;

    nota high
    b) dolor› ( duradero) intense, acute;

    ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) crisis severe

    d)aumento/descenso sharp

    3

    comentario shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) ‹comentario/persona witty

    c)sentido/instinto sharp

    agudo,-a adjetivo
    1 (sensación, enfermedad) acute
    2 (tono de voz) high-pitched
    (sonido) treble, high
    3 (ingenioso) witty
    4 (oído, vista, olfato) sharp, keen
    ' agudo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguda
    - fina
    - fino
    - ingeniosa
    - ingenioso
    - lista
    - listo
    - sagaz
    - estridente
    - ladino
    - pinchazo
    - pitido
    - quejido
    English:
    acute
    - crack
    - high
    - high-pitched
    - keen
    - piping
    - quick
    - quick-witted
    - raging
    - sharp
    - shrill
    - witty
    - yap
    * * *
    agudo, -a
    adj
    1. [filo, punta] sharp
    2. [vista, olfato] keen
    3. [crisis, problema, enfermedad] serious, acute
    4. [dolor] intense;
    sentí un dolor agudo al mover el brazo I felt a sharp pain when I moved my arm
    5. [sonido, voz] high, high-pitched
    6. [perspicaz] [persona] sharp, shrewd;
    [ingenio] keen, sharp
    7. [ingenioso] witty;
    estás muy agudo you're on form o very witty today;
    Irónico
    ¡muy agudo! [cuando algo no es gracioso] very clever o funny!;
    [cuando algo es evidente] very observant!
    8. Gram [palabra] stressed on the last syllable
    9. Gram [tilde] acute
    nm
    agudos [sonidos] treble
    * * *
    adj
    1 acute
    2 ( afilado) sharp
    3 sonido high-pitched
    4 ( perspicaz) sharp
    :
    acento agudo acute accent
    * * *
    agudo, -da adj
    1) : acute, sharp
    2) : shrill, high-pitched
    3) perspicaz: clever, shrewd
    * * *
    agudo adj
    1. (en general) sharp
    2. (sonido, voz) high / high pitched
    3. (ángulo, dolor) acute
    4. (comentario) witty [comp. wittier; superl. wittiest]
    5. (sentido) keen
    "sofá" es una palabra aguda the accent is on the last syllable in "sofá"

    Spanish-English dictionary > agudo

  • 18 ajo

    m.
    garlic.
    ajo tierno = green stalk of young garlic plant
    ¡ajo y agua! (informal) too bad!, tough!
    andar o estar en el ajo (figurative) to be in on it
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: ajar.
    * * *
    1 garlic
    \
    estar en el ajo familiar figurado to be involved, be in the thick of it
    ajo tierno young garlic
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Bot, Culin) garlic

    un ajo — a clove of garlic; (=salsa) garlic sauce

    - ¡ajo y agua!
    2) * (=palabrota) swearword, oath, curse
    * * *
    masculino (Coc) garlic

    echar or soltar ajos (y cebollas) — (AmL fam) to swear

    estar (metido) en el ajo — (fam) to be involved

    * * *
    = garlic.
    Ex. The author, a dietitian, distinguishes fact from fiction with statements regarding a variety of foods -- potatoes, honey, carrots, lemon and grapefruit juices, white bread, garlic, red meat and oranges.
    ----
    * ajo en polvo = garlic powder.
    * cabeza de ajo = head of garlic, bulb of garlic.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * diente de ajo = garlic clove, clove of garlic.
    * pan con ajo = garlic bread.
    * pan de ajo = garlic bread.
    * prensa-ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * prensa de ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * prensa para ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * sal de ajo = garlic salt.
    * * *
    masculino (Coc) garlic

    echar or soltar ajos (y cebollas) — (AmL fam) to swear

    estar (metido) en el ajo — (fam) to be involved

    * * *

    Ex: The author, a dietitian, distinguishes fact from fiction with statements regarding a variety of foods -- potatoes, honey, carrots, lemon and grapefruit juices, white bread, garlic, red meat and oranges.

    * ajo en polvo = garlic powder.
    * cabeza de ajo = head of garlic, bulb of garlic.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * diente de ajo = garlic clove, clove of garlic.
    * pan con ajo = garlic bread.
    * pan de ajo = garlic bread.
    * prensa-ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * prensa de ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * prensa para ajos = garlic press, garlic crusher.
    * sal de ajo = garlic salt.

    * * *
    A ( Coc) garlic
    un diente de ajo a clove of garlic
    esto tiene mucho ajo there's a lot of garlic in this, this is really garlicky ( colloq)
    puse unos ajitos I added a little garlic o a few cloves of garlic
    ¡ajo y agua! ( fam euf); I'll/you'll/she'll have to grin and bear it o put up with it
    como el ajo ( Chi fam); terrible, awful
    echar or soltar ajos (y cebollas) ( AmL fam); to cuss ( AmE colloq), to eff and blind ( BrE colloq), to swear
    estar en el ajo ( fam); to be in the know
    estar metido en el ajo ( fam); to be involved
    varios senadores están (metidos) en el ajo several senators are mixed up in it o are involved
    pelar el ajo ( Chi fam); to work one's butt off ( AmE colloq), to slog one's guts out ( BrE colloq)
    el que se pica, ajos come ( Esp fam); if the cap fits, wear it
    B ( Esp) (sonido) goo-goo, gaga
    * * *

     

    Del verbo ajar: ( conjugate ajar)

    ajo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    ajó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    ajar    
    ajo
    ajo sustantivo masculino (Coc) garlic;

    ajo sustantivo masculino garlic
    cabeza de ajo, head of garlic
    diente de ajo, clove of garlic
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar estar en el ajo, to be in on it
    fam hum ¡ajo y agua!, like it or lump it!

    ' ajo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cabeza
    - diente
    - picar
    - picada
    - picado
    - repetir
    - chafar
    - machacar
    - machucar
    - oler
    - triturar
    English:
    agree
    - clove
    - crush
    - garlic
    - garlicky
    - repeat
    - swear by
    * * *
    ajo1 nm
    [planta, condimento] garlic;
    un diente de ajo a clove of garlic;
    Fam Euf
    ¡ajo y agua! too bad!, tough!;
    Fam
    en el ajo: pregúntale a ella, que está en el ajo ask her, she's in on it o in the know;
    Fam
    varios funcionarios están metidos en el ajo a number of civil servants are mixed up in the affair
    ajo blanco cold garlic soup;
    ajo tierno = green stalk of young garlic plant
    ajo2, RP ajó interj
    goo-goo
    * * *
    m BOT garlic;
    andar en el ajo fam be in the know fam
    * * *
    ajo nm
    : garlic
    * * *
    ajo n garlic

    Spanish-English dictionary > ajo

  • 19 al respecto

    adv.
    with regard to this matter, about the matter, about this matter, in regard to the matter.
    * * *
    in this respect
    * * *
    = in this connection, in this respect
    Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex. The socio-political reform now under way in Hungary requires renewal from librarianship as well, and one may draw on the author's ideas in this respect.
    * * *
    = in this connection, in this respect

    Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.

    Ex: The socio-political reform now under way in Hungary requires renewal from librarianship as well, and one may draw on the author's ideas in this respect.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al respecto

  • 20 alternativo

    adj.
    alternative, alternating, to-and-fro.
    * * *
    1 alternative
    * * *
    (f. - alternativa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (Elec) alternating; [cultura, prensa] alternative
    * * *
    - va adjetivo
    a) <medicina/prensa/música> alternative
    b) ( en alternancia) in rotation
    * * *
    = alternative, competing, alternate.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Libraries which are not dependent upon the Library of Congress for cataloging copy are free to use the alternate rule.
    ----
    * de forma alternativa = alternatively.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * enfrentarse a alternativas = be faced with choices, face + choices.
    * estilo de vida alternativo = alternative life-style.
    * estudiar alternativas = explore + alternative.
    * planificación alternativa = contingency planning.
    * ser la mejor alternativa = be the best bet.
    * título alternativo = alternative title.
    * fuente de energía(s) alternativa(s) = alternative energy source.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo
    a) <medicina/prensa/música> alternative
    b) ( en alternancia) in rotation
    * * *
    = alternative, competing, alternate.

    Ex: An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.

    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Libraries which are not dependent upon the Library of Congress for cataloging copy are free to use the alternate rule.
    * de forma alternativa = alternatively.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * enfrentarse a alternativas = be faced with choices, face + choices.
    * estilo de vida alternativo = alternative life-style.
    * estudiar alternativas = explore + alternative.
    * planificación alternativa = contingency planning.
    * ser la mejor alternativa = be the best bet.
    * título alternativo = alternative title.
    * fuente de energía(s) alternativa(s) = alternative energy source.

    * * *
    1 ‹medicina/prensa/música› alternative
    el desarrollo de las energías alternativas the development of alternative sources of energy
    2 (en alternancia) in rotation
    cultivos alternativos crops in rotation
    * * *

    alternativo
    ◊ -va adjetivo ‹medicina/prensa/música alternative

    alternativo,-a adjetivo alternative

    ' alternativo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alternativa
    English:
    alternative
    - fallback
    - plan
    - fringe
    * * *
    alternativo, -a adj
    1. [movimiento] alternating
    2. [posibilidad] alternative
    3. [medicina, energía] alternative;
    [cine, teatro] alternative
    * * *
    adj alternative
    * * *
    alternativo, -va adj
    1) : alternating
    2) : alternative
    * * *
    alternativo adj alternative

    Spanish-English dictionary > alternativo

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