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rivets the attention

  • 1 atraer la atención

    (v.) = attract + the eye, hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash
    Ex. Some titles are designed with no intention of being informative, but rather are intended to attract the eye.
    Ex. The faculty status issue continues to hold considerable attention among academic librarians.
    Ex. Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.
    Ex. Online and CD-ROM vendor literature should be read with caution: its aim is to grab attention and to sell.
    Ex. Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
    Ex. Materials that capture the attention of reluctant readers divert their focus from the negative doubts of ability.
    Ex. It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of to non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    Ex. Yet, while the problem of the younger generation and drugs draws a great deal of attention, the problem of the elderly and substance abuse is less visible.
    Ex. At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
    Ex. Now he plays with lots of kids and is frequently with different children each day depending upon which game or activity peaks his interest.
    Ex. Israeli wine may be young, but it's making a splash worldwide.
    * * *
    (v.) = attract + the eye, hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash

    Ex: Some titles are designed with no intention of being informative, but rather are intended to attract the eye.

    Ex: The faculty status issue continues to hold considerable attention among academic librarians.
    Ex: Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.
    Ex: Online and CD-ROM vendor literature should be read with caution: its aim is to grab attention and to sell.
    Ex: Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
    Ex: Materials that capture the attention of reluctant readers divert their focus from the negative doubts of ability.
    Ex: It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of to non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    Ex: Yet, while the problem of the younger generation and drugs draws a great deal of attention, the problem of the elderly and substance abuse is less visible.
    Ex: At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
    Ex: Now he plays with lots of kids and is frequently with different children each day depending upon which game or activity peaks his interest.
    Ex: Israeli wine may be young, but it's making a splash worldwide.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atraer la atención

  • 2 captar la atención

    (v.) = hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, rivet + the attention, catch + Posesivo + attention
    Ex. The faculty status issue continues to hold considerable attention among academic librarians.
    Ex. Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
    Ex. It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of to non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    Ex. Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.
    * * *
    (v.) = hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, rivet + the attention, catch + Posesivo + attention

    Ex: The faculty status issue continues to hold considerable attention among academic librarians.

    Ex: Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
    Ex: It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of to non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    Ex: Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.

    Spanish-English dictionary > captar la atención

  • 3 no amante de la literatura

    (adj.) = non-literary
    Ex. It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    * * *
    (adj.) = non-literary

    Ex: It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no amante de la literatura

  • 4 no literario

    adj.
    nonliterary, non-literary.
    * * *
    (adj.) = unliterary, non-literary
    Ex. Disaffected and literally unliterary pubescent readers were expected to be hooked by his high-flown style.
    Ex. It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.
    * * *
    (adj.) = unliterary, non-literary

    Ex: Disaffected and literally unliterary pubescent readers were expected to be hooked by his high-flown style.

    Ex: It was one of those books we all are always looking for that rivets the attention of non-literary, reluctant readers as well as to literary readers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no literario

  • 5 14 (catorce)

    Ex. In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    ----
    * 14º (catorceavo) = fourteenth (14th).
    * carbono 14 = carbon-14.
    * datación por carbono 14 = radiocarbon dating, carbon dating.
    * datar por carbono 14 = radiocarbon date.

    Spanish-English dictionary > 14 (catorce)

  • 6 Audiencia Nacional, la

    = High Court, the
    Ex. Sexual misconduct in schools is a problem that has gained increasing attention, from the headlines to the High Court, in the last decade.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Audiencia Nacional, la

  • 7 CAI (enseñanza asistida por ordenador)

    = computer-assisted instruction (CAI), CAI (Computer Aided Instruction).
    Ex. This computer-assisted instruction (CAI) system has gradually aroused wide attention and interest and is commonly accepted by Taiwanese educational circles.
    Ex. One potential use which may have an important future is CAI -- Computer Aided Instruction.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAI (enseñanza asistida por ordenador)

  • 8 Día de la Tierra

    (n.) = Earth Day
    Ex. Library promotion of Earth Day brought environmental issues to public attention by means of book displays, lectures, films and tree planting.
    * * *
    (n.) = Earth Day

    Ex: Library promotion of Earth Day brought environmental issues to public attention by means of book displays, lectures, films and tree planting.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Día de la Tierra

  • 9 Kirghizia

    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.
    Ex. The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.
    Ex. The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.
    * * *
    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.

    Ex: The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.

    Ex: The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Kirghizia

  • 10 Kirghizistán

    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.
    Ex. The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.
    Ex. The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.
    * * *
    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.

    Ex: The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.

    Ex: The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Kirghizistán

  • 11 Kirguizistán

    1 Kirghizstan, Kirghizia
    * * *
    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.
    Ex. The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.
    Ex. The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.
    * * *
    = Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia.

    Ex: The following countries were included in the survey: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; the West Bank and Gaza.

    Ex: The author draws attention to library journals which have appeared in Kirghizia and Kazakhstan since 1992.

    * * *
    Kirghizstan, Kirghizia
    * * *
    Kirguizistán, Kirguistán, Kirguizia n
    Kirg(h)izia, Kirg(h)izstan

    Spanish-English dictionary > Kirguizistán

  • 12 Liga de las Naciones

    = League of Nations, the
    Ex. Particular attention is given to relations with the League of Nations and Unesco.
    * * *
    = League of Nations, the

    Ex: Particular attention is given to relations with the League of Nations and Unesco.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Liga de las Naciones

  • 13 Metcalfe

    Nota: Erudito de la biblioteconomía que ha escrito en especial sobre la indización por materias.
    Ex. One of the strongest supporters of the Cutter type of catalogue has been J W Metcalfe, who has written three major works on the subject approach, yet has received little attention outside his adopted country, Australia.
    * * *
    Nota: Erudito de la biblioteconomía que ha escrito en especial sobre la indización por materias.

    Ex: One of the strongest supporters of the Cutter type of catalogue has been J W Metcalfe, who has written three major works on the subject approach, yet has received little attention outside his adopted country, Australia.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Metcalfe

  • 14 Torre Eiffel, la

    = Eiffel Tower, the
    Ex. The Eiffel Tower is recognized as the universal symbol of Paris, and has stood as the focus of attention of a large number of poets, novelists, dramatists, essayists, and journalists throughout the world.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Torre Eiffel, la

  • 15 Tribunal Supremo

    m.
    Supreme Court, High Court.
    * * *
    High Court, US Supreme Court
    * * *
    ≈supreme court ( in US), ≈high court ( in UK)
    * * *
    Ex. The infants sat solemn as the Supreme Court pronounced judgment = Los niños se sentaron solemnes mientras que el Tribunal Supremo dictaba sentencia.
    * * *
    ≈supreme court ( in US), ≈high court ( in UK)
    * * *
    el Tribunal Supremo
    = High Court, the

    Ex: Sexual misconduct in schools is a problem that has gained increasing attention, from the headlines to the High Court, in the last decade.

    Ex: The infants sat solemn as the Supreme Court pronounced judgment = Los niños se sentaron solemnes mientras que el Tribunal Supremo dictaba sentencia.

    * * *
    Supreme Court

    Spanish-English dictionary > Tribunal Supremo

  • 16 Tribunal Supremo, el

    = High Court, the
    Ex. Sexual misconduct in schools is a problem that has gained increasing attention, from the headlines to the High Court, in the last decade.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Tribunal Supremo, el

  • 17 X

    f.
    x, letter x.
    * * *
    ['ekis]
    SF (=letra) X, x
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    ----
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    X, x
    ( read as /ˈekis/)
    * * *

    X,
    x sustantivo femenino (read as /'ekis/) the letter X, x

    X, x f (letra) X, x

    'x' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    eje
    - multiplicarse
    - ósea
    - óseo
    - radiar
    - radiografía
    - rayo
    - sala
    - votar
    - X
    - equis
    - igual
    - todoterreno
    English:
    attention
    - cross
    - legal-size
    - letter-size
    - lie
    - notebook
    - pit
    - X
    - X-film
    - X-ray
    - X-ray therapy
    - fool
    - four
    - nouveau riche
    - trousseau
    - X-rated
    * * *
    X (abrev de miércoles)
    W, Wed
    X, x ['ekis]
    nf
    1. [letra] X, x
    2. Cine
    película X X-rated movie;
    sala X = cinema that shows porn movies
    nmf
    * * *
    x nf
    : twenty-fifth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > X

  • 18 a excepción de

    = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of
    Ex. All abstracts, barring possibly those of exceptional length, should consist of one paragraph only.
    Ex. Although I have not done a complete analytical search of library literature for discussions of the structures of catalogs, preliminary searches have turned up little except for historical discussions.
    Ex. Close attention to the interaction of these two characters ( excepting the love scenes!) provides a glimpse of the world behind the reference desk.
    Ex. Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex. With the exception of trailer libraries, mobile library stops are usually of too short a duration to allow for anything other than book lending transaction.
    Ex. After days of contemplating the large number of variables I now believe that a leisure society is inevitable, short of global catastrophe.
    * * *
    = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of

    Ex: All abstracts, barring possibly those of exceptional length, should consist of one paragraph only.

    Ex: Although I have not done a complete analytical search of library literature for discussions of the structures of catalogs, preliminary searches have turned up little except for historical discussions.
    Ex: Close attention to the interaction of these two characters ( excepting the love scenes!) provides a glimpse of the world behind the reference desk.
    Ex: Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex: With the exception of trailer libraries, mobile library stops are usually of too short a duration to allow for anything other than book lending transaction.
    Ex: After days of contemplating the large number of variables I now believe that a leisure society is inevitable, short of global catastrophe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a excepción de

  • 19 abatido

    adj.
    1 depressed, despondent, crestfallen, dejected.
    2 contemptible, despicable.
    3 devalued, fallen in price, depreciated.
    m.
    slating, boarding.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abatir.
    * * *
    1→ link=abatir abatir
    1 (deprimido) dejected, depressed
    2 (despreciable) despicable, low
    3 (fruta) fallen, drooping
    * * *
    (f. - abatida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=deprimido) depressed, dejected

    tener la cara abatida — to be crestfallen, look dejected

    2) (=despreciable) despicable, contemptible
    3) (Com, Econ) depreciated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    b) [estar] ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    * * *
    = disheartened, depressed, abject, despondent, abjected, dispirited, hipped.
    Ex. This paper describes a case study where a proposal by the city manager to cut the budget of the public library by 40% has left the library director very disheartened.
    Ex. As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
    Ex. Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex. Perhaps those who come from the smaller nations feel even more despondent about their plight.
    Ex. In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    ----
    * abatidos, los = dismayed, the.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    b) [estar] ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    * * *
    = disheartened, depressed, abject, despondent, abjected, dispirited, hipped.

    Ex: This paper describes a case study where a proposal by the city manager to cut the budget of the public library by 40% has left the library director very disheartened.

    Ex: As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
    Ex: Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex: Perhaps those who come from the smaller nations feel even more despondent about their plight.
    Ex: In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    * abatidos, los = dismayed, the.

    * * *
    abatido -da
    1 [ ESTAR] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    está muy abatido por su muerte her death has left him very depressed o feeling very low
    siempre ha sido tan alegre y ahora lo veo tan abatido he's always been such a cheerful person and now he seems so dejected o downhearted o despondent
    la enfermedad lo tiene muy abatido he's feeling very low o very down because of his illness
    2 [ ESTAR] (desanimado) depressed, downhearted, dispirited, despondent
    * * *

    Del verbo abatir: ( conjugate abatir)

    abatido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    abatido    
    abatir
    abatido
    ◊ -da adjetivo [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed;


    ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    abatir ( conjugate abatir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( derribar) ‹pájaro/avión to bring down;
    muro/edificio to knock down;
    árbol to fell;

    2 (deprimir, entristecer):

    no te dejes abatido por las preocupaciones don't let your worries get you down
    3 asiento to recline
    abatirse verbo pronominal
    1 ( deprimirse) to get depressed
    2 (frml) abatidose sobre algo/algn [pájaro/avión] to swoop down on sth/sb;
    [ desgracia] to befall sth/sb (frml);

    abatido,-a adjetivo dejected, depressed, downhearted
    abatir verbo transitivo
    1 (derribar, derrumbar) to knock down, pull down: los enemigos abatieron tres de nuestros aviones, the enemy shot down three of our planes
    2 (tumbar el respaldo) to fold down
    3 (desalentar) to depress, dishearten: las malas noticias no nos abatieron, the bad news didn't discourage us
    ' abatido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abatida
    - aplanar
    - desanimada
    - desanimado
    - deshecha
    - deshecho
    - polvo
    - sombría
    - sombrío
    - abatir
    English:
    dejected
    - despondent
    - dishearten
    - downcast
    - glum
    - grief-stricken
    - mope
    - prostrate
    - depressed
    - dispirited
    - down
    - miserable
    * * *
    abatido, -a adj
    dejected, downhearted;
    está muy abatido por la muerte de su padre he's feeling very down because of his father's death;
    “no me quiere”, respondió abatido “she doesn't love me,” he said dejectedly o downheartedly
    * * *
    I adj depressed
    II partabatir
    * * *
    abatido, -da adj
    : dejected, depressed

    Spanish-English dictionary > abatido

  • 20 abracadabra

    intj.
    hocus-pocus.
    m.
    abracadabra.
    * * *
    1 abracadabra
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino abracadabra
    * * *
    Ex. The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.
    * * *
    masculino abracadabra
    * * *

    Ex: The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.

    * * *
    abracadabra
    * * *
    abracadabra

    Spanish-English dictionary > abracadabra

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