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  • 1 Método de la Secuencia Crítica

    Ex. This system for planning and scheduling work, sometimes called Critical Path Method (CPM), involves: 1) identifying all of the key activities in a particular project; 2) devising the sequence of activities and arranging them in a flow diagram; and finally 3) assigning durations of time for the performance of each phase of the work to be done.
    * * *

    Ex: This system for planning and scheduling work, sometimes called Critical Path Method (CPM), involves: 1) identifying all of the key activities in a particular project; 2) devising the sequence of activities and arranging them in a flow diagram; and finally 3) assigning durations of time for the performance of each phase of the work to be done.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Método de la Secuencia Crítica

  • 2 abandonado1

    1 = relegated, neglected, deserted, abandoned, lorn, forsaken, disused.
    Ex. The recommendations seemed to indicate that the British Library would have been swamped with relegated books from the low-use stock of university libraries.
    Ex. The work of the Belgian internationalist and documentalist, Paul Otlet (1868-1944) forms an important and neglected part of the history of information.
    Ex. The best sequence in the movie takes place at a deserted train station where the children play hide and seek amongst the abandoned train cars.
    Ex. It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex. I felt lorn and bereft, then suddenly it was gone, leaving me empty and shaken the way a storm shakes the land and the sea.
    Ex. She was his only intimate friend for years before he died, for he was a most lonely forsaken man.
    Ex. There is also a museum of mining which is partly housed in a disused mine shaft.
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    * abandonado y en ruinas = derelict.
    * niño abandonado = waif.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonado1

  • 3 al mismo tiempo

    at the same time
    * * *
    = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This may help in subject organisation, but one of the main advantages of an alphabetical sequence, its self-evident order, is sacrificed in the process.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. Vernon Tate did a publicity job similar to Peter Record's for the improvement of American thesis bibliography more or less contemporaneously with him.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. Concomitantly, the cost effectiveness and efficiency of computer processing has led to a proliferation of on-line data bases.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. The males are the ones who bob and bow and hop around, warbling all the while.
    * * *
    = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This may help in subject organisation, but one of the main advantages of an alphabetical sequence, its self-evident order, is sacrificed in the process.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: Vernon Tate did a publicity job similar to Peter Record's for the improvement of American thesis bibliography more or less contemporaneously with him.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: Concomitantly, the cost effectiveness and efficiency of computer processing has led to a proliferation of on-line data bases.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: The males are the ones who bob and bow and hop around, warbling all the while.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al mismo tiempo

  • 4 al parecer

    adv.
    apparently, ostensibly, seemingly.
    * * *
    apparently
    * * *
    = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that...
    Ex. Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex. Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex. ' It seems that for success in science and art,' he wrote, 'a dash of autism is essential'.
    Ex. 'This is an order then,' she said defiantly, 'even though I'm supposedly in charge of pages'.
    Ex. Similarly, a group of social workers set up an advice centre but it was closed after one year, allegedly on the grounds that it was too expensive.
    Ex. It appeared that the digger came loose on the trailer and fell onto the stone wall.
    * * *
    = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that...

    Ex: Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.

    Ex: Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex: ' It seems that for success in science and art,' he wrote, 'a dash of autism is essential'.
    Ex: 'This is an order then,' she said defiantly, 'even though I'm supposedly in charge of pages'.
    Ex: Similarly, a group of social workers set up an advice centre but it was closed after one year, allegedly on the grounds that it was too expensive.
    Ex: It appeared that the digger came loose on the trailer and fell onto the stone wall.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al parecer

  • 5 ala de edificio

    (n.) = wing
    Ex. Some libraries find that it is difficult to convey all the necessary information in a simple manner, merely because the collection is large, or housed in various separate buildings and wings, and the shelving sequence is complex.
    * * *
    (n.) = wing

    Ex: Some libraries find that it is difficult to convey all the necessary information in a simple manner, merely because the collection is large, or housed in various separate buildings and wings, and the shelving sequence is complex.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ala de edificio

  • 6 alfabético

    adj.
    alphabetical, alphabetic.
    * * *
    1 alphabetic, alphabetical
    * * *
    ADJ alphabetic, alphabetical
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo alphabetical
    * * *
    = a to z [a/z o a-z], A/Z [a-z o a to z], alphabetic, alphabetical, alphabetico-direct, alphabetico-specific, alphabetico classed.
    Ex. Apparently, an ' a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex. The subjects named in the alphabetical (from now on shortened to A/Z) subject index to the classified file are the subjects of documents.
    Ex. After a valid alphabetic match is found, the text for that field including correct delimiters and tag suffixes will be retrieved from an authority file.
    Ex. In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex. Book indexes are usually of the alphabetico-direct kind.
    Ex. Note that Coates uses the term alphabetico-specific with the same meaning in his book 'Subject catalogues'.
    Ex. Startlingly, we find also that Rule 2.44 would permit either Horses -- Diseases or Horse -- Diseases -- Strangles for a document on strangles in horses (an infectious streptococcal fever); the first of these is blatantly class entry rather than specific, while the second is equally blatantly alphabetico classed.
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    * alfabético jerárquico = alphabetic-hierarchical.
    * alfabético por materias = alphabetico-subject.
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo alphabetical
    * * *
    = a to z [a/z o a-z], A/Z [a-z o a to z], alphabetic, alphabetical, alphabetico-direct, alphabetico-specific, alphabetico classed.

    Ex: Apparently, an ' a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.

    Ex: The subjects named in the alphabetical (from now on shortened to A/Z) subject index to the classified file are the subjects of documents.
    Ex: After a valid alphabetic match is found, the text for that field including correct delimiters and tag suffixes will be retrieved from an authority file.
    Ex: In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex: Book indexes are usually of the alphabetico-direct kind.
    Ex: Note that Coates uses the term alphabetico-specific with the same meaning in his book 'Subject catalogues'.
    Ex: Startlingly, we find also that Rule 2.44 would permit either Horses -- Diseases or Horse -- Diseases -- Strangles for a document on strangles in horses (an infectious streptococcal fever); the first of these is blatantly class entry rather than specific, while the second is equally blatantly alphabetico classed.
    * alfabético jerárquico = alphabetic-hierarchical.
    * alfabético por materias = alphabetico-subject.
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.

    * * *
    alphabetical
    en or por orden alfabético in alphabetical order
    * * *

    alfabético
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    alphabetical
    alfabético,-a adjetivo alphabetic

    ' alfabético' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alfabética
    - orden
    English:
    alphabetical
    - alphabetically
    - order
    * * *
    alfabético, -a adj
    alphabetical
    * * *
    adj alphabetical;
    por orden alfabético in alphabetical order
    * * *
    alfabético, -ca adj
    : alphabetical
    * * *
    alfabético adj alphabetical

    Spanish-English dictionary > alfabético

  • 7 anular

    adj.
    1 ring-shaped.
    dedo anular ring finger
    2 annular, ring-shaped.
    Ricardo compró un artefacto anular Richard bought a ring-shaped artifact.
    m.
    1 ring finger (dedo).
    Elsa se quebró el anular Elsa fractured her ring finger.
    2 annular, annular ligament.
    v.
    1 to annul, to leave without effect, to abolish, to invalidate.
    El juez anuló la decisión The judge annulled the decision.
    2 to belittle, to annul, to underrate.
    Dorotea anula a su hijo Dorothy belittles her son.
    3 to chalk off.
    * * *
    1 ring-shaped
    1 ring finger
    ————————
    1 (matrimonio) to annul; (una ley) to repeal; (una sentencia) to quash
    2 (un pedido, viaje) to cancel; (un contrato) to invalidate, cancel
    3 DEPORTE (un gol) to disallow
    4 figurado (desautorizar) to deprive of authority
    1 to lose one's authority
    * * *
    verb
    1) to cancel, annul, rescind
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ contrato] to cancel, rescind; [+ ley] to repeal; [+ decisión] to override; [+ matrimonio] to annul
    2) [+ elecciones, resultado] to declare null and void; [+ gol, tanto] to disallow
    3) [+ cita, viaje, evento] to cancel
    4) [+ cheque] to cancel
    5) [+ efecto] to cancel out, destroy
    6) (Mat) to cancel out
    7) [+ persona] to overshadow
    8) frm (=incapacitar) to deprive of authority, remove from office
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < forma> ring-shaped
    II 1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <contrato/viaje> to cancel; < matrimonio> to annul; <fallo/sentencia> to quash, overturn; < resultado> to declare... null and void; <tanto/gol> to disallow
    b) < cheque> ( destruir) to cancel; ( dar orden de no pagar) to stop
    2) < persona> to destroy
    2.
    anularse v pron (recípr)
    III
    masculino ring finger
    * * *
    = negate, nullify, override, overtake, overturn, render + valueless, render + wrong, repeal, rule out, short-circuit [shortcircuit], stultify, dope, gainsay, eviscerate, wipe out, obliterate, preempt [pre-empt], revoke, undo, waive, quash, block off, write off, blot out, overrule, void.
    Ex. Thus excessive delays in the availability of cataloguing records from the central agency will negate much of the value of a central service.
    Ex. To adopt terms or names in various languages, which are probably unfamiliar in a certain other language, would be to nullify the usefulness of that catalog to all of these users in the interest of cooperation.
    Ex. On the final screen in the sequence, the default values for today's closing time and tomorrow's opening time may be overridden.
    Ex. Why have card-based systems been overtaken by computer databases?.
    Ex. However, any refinement involves greater human intervention, and this in turn can easily overturn the arguments in favour of subject indexes based upon titles.
    Ex. The immense cultural differences facing the professions tends to render comparisons valueless.
    Ex. Further, changes in the external world serve to render judgments, valid at the moment, wrong at best, and detrimental to the effectiveness of the catalog at worst.
    Ex. I was one of the cosigners of a resolution which tried to have the ISBD repealed.
    Ex. If, however, we index documents about primary schools under the term primary school, we can immediately rule out a lot of irrelevant documents in our search.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Excessive standardisation also tends to stultify development and improvement of IT products.
    Ex. A photolithographic process selectively dopes minute areas of the silicon and so builds up circuits.
    Ex. We could even agree that no one in our experience is terribly interested in knowing about all of the works of an author, and this would not gainsay the value of consistent author entry.
    Ex. Also, to become emotionally wedded to a particular view is to eviscerate one's effectiveness in achieving a workable solution.
    Ex. Strong economic forces, inflation and an over-strong pound wiped out any noticeable benefits of EEC membership to industry.
    Ex. Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex. This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex. I would think that we would still charge for lost and damaged books and that we would revoke borrowing privileges of chronic offenders, or whatever we decide to call them.
    Ex. The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.
    Ex. When only partial success in contracted terms is achieved, the repayment due may be reduced or waived.
    Ex. The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex. A globalizing world so devoted to 'diversity,' as the present one is, can ill afford to block off one particular communication channel in favor of any other.
    Ex. They express concern over Povinelli's certainty in writing off that multicultural project, however.
    Ex. Las Vegas was once notorious for loose morals, fast living and financial transactions murky enough to blot out the desert sun.
    Ex. President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex. However, in the case when the user's input fails, we would like to void the reserved funds.
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    * anular las posibilidades = close off + possibilities.
    * anular la validez de un concepto = sterilise + idea.
    * anular una posibilidad = block off + alley.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < forma> ring-shaped
    II 1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <contrato/viaje> to cancel; < matrimonio> to annul; <fallo/sentencia> to quash, overturn; < resultado> to declare... null and void; <tanto/gol> to disallow
    b) < cheque> ( destruir) to cancel; ( dar orden de no pagar) to stop
    2) < persona> to destroy
    2.
    anularse v pron (recípr)
    III
    masculino ring finger
    * * *
    = negate, nullify, override, overtake, overturn, render + valueless, render + wrong, repeal, rule out, short-circuit [shortcircuit], stultify, dope, gainsay, eviscerate, wipe out, obliterate, preempt [pre-empt], revoke, undo, waive, quash, block off, write off, blot out, overrule, void.

    Ex: Thus excessive delays in the availability of cataloguing records from the central agency will negate much of the value of a central service.

    Ex: To adopt terms or names in various languages, which are probably unfamiliar in a certain other language, would be to nullify the usefulness of that catalog to all of these users in the interest of cooperation.
    Ex: On the final screen in the sequence, the default values for today's closing time and tomorrow's opening time may be overridden.
    Ex: Why have card-based systems been overtaken by computer databases?.
    Ex: However, any refinement involves greater human intervention, and this in turn can easily overturn the arguments in favour of subject indexes based upon titles.
    Ex: The immense cultural differences facing the professions tends to render comparisons valueless.
    Ex: Further, changes in the external world serve to render judgments, valid at the moment, wrong at best, and detrimental to the effectiveness of the catalog at worst.
    Ex: I was one of the cosigners of a resolution which tried to have the ISBD repealed.
    Ex: If, however, we index documents about primary schools under the term primary school, we can immediately rule out a lot of irrelevant documents in our search.
    Ex: There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex: Excessive standardisation also tends to stultify development and improvement of IT products.
    Ex: A photolithographic process selectively dopes minute areas of the silicon and so builds up circuits.
    Ex: We could even agree that no one in our experience is terribly interested in knowing about all of the works of an author, and this would not gainsay the value of consistent author entry.
    Ex: Also, to become emotionally wedded to a particular view is to eviscerate one's effectiveness in achieving a workable solution.
    Ex: Strong economic forces, inflation and an over-strong pound wiped out any noticeable benefits of EEC membership to industry.
    Ex: Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex: This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex: I would think that we would still charge for lost and damaged books and that we would revoke borrowing privileges of chronic offenders, or whatever we decide to call them.
    Ex: The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.
    Ex: When only partial success in contracted terms is achieved, the repayment due may be reduced or waived.
    Ex: The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex: A globalizing world so devoted to 'diversity,' as the present one is, can ill afford to block off one particular communication channel in favor of any other.
    Ex: They express concern over Povinelli's certainty in writing off that multicultural project, however.
    Ex: Las Vegas was once notorious for loose morals, fast living and financial transactions murky enough to blot out the desert sun.
    Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex: However, in the case when the user's input fails, we would like to void the reserved funds.
    * anular las posibilidades = close off + possibilities.
    * anular la validez de un concepto = sterilise + idea.
    * anular una posibilidad = block off + alley.

    * * *
    ‹forma› ring-shaped dedo
    anular2 [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹contrato› to cancel, rescind; ‹matrimonio› to annul; ‹fallo/sentencia› to quash, overturn; ‹resultado› to declare … null and void; ‹tanto/gol› to disallow
    2 ‹cheque› (destruir) to cancel; (dar orden de no pagar) to stop
    3 ‹viaje/compromiso› to cancel
    B ‹persona› to destroy
    las dos fuerzas se anulan the two forces cancel each other out
    ring finger
    * * *

     

    anular verbo transitivo
    a)contrato/viaje to cancel;

    matrimonio to annul;
    fallo/sentencia to quash, overturn;
    resultadoto declare … null and void;
    tanto/gol to disallow
    b) cheque› ( destruir) to cancel;

    ( dar orden de no pagar) to stop
    ■ sustantivo masculino
    finger ring
    anular 1 sustantivo masculino ring finger
    anular 2 verbo transitivo
    1 Com (un pedido) to cancel
    Dep (un gol) to disallow
    (un matrimonio) to annul
    Jur (una ley) to repeal
    2 Inform to delete
    3 (desautorizar, ignorar a una persona) to destroy
    ' anular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dedo
    English:
    annul
    - cancel out
    - disallow
    - invalidate
    - negate
    - nullify
    - off
    - override
    - quash
    - rescind
    - ring finger
    - scrub
    - cancel
    - finger
    - over
    * * *
    adj
    [en forma de anillo] ring-shaped;
    dedo anular ring finger
    nm
    [dedo] ring finger
    vt
    1. [cancelar] to cancel;
    [ley] to repeal; [matrimonio, contrato] to annul
    2. Dep [partido] to call off;
    [gol] to disallow; [resultado] to declare void
    3. [restar iniciativa]
    su marido la anula totalmente she's totally dominated by her husband;
    el defensa anuló a la estrella del equipo contrario the defender marked the opposing team's star out of the game
    * * *
    1 v/t cancel; matrimonio annul; gol disallow; ley repeal
    2 adj ring-shaped;
    dedo anular ring finger
    * * *
    anular vt
    : to annul, to cancel
    * * *
    anular vb
    1. (cita, viaje, etc) to cancel [pt. & pp. cancelled]
    2. (matrimonio) to annul [pt. & pp. annulled]
    3. (gol, tanto) to disallow

    Spanish-English dictionary > anular

  • 8 aparentemente

    adv.
    apparently, seemingly.
    aparentemente fácil/inocente apparently easy/innocent
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    1 apparently
    * * *
    adv.
    apparently, seemingly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=según parece) seemingly
    2) (=evidentemente) visibly, outwardly
    * * *
    = apparently, seemingly, deceptively, apparently, apparently, ostensibly.
    Ex. Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
    Ex. Thus 'it would seem that' is replaced by 'seemingly'.
    Ex. Networking is a deceptively simple concept that can be very complex to implement.
    Ex. Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex. Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex. This term ostensibly describes 'human ware' aspects of IT application and services.
    * * *
    = apparently, seemingly, deceptively, apparently, apparently, ostensibly.

    Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.

    Ex: Thus 'it would seem that' is replaced by 'seemingly'.
    Ex: Networking is a deceptively simple concept that can be very complex to implement.
    Ex: Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex: Apparently, an 'a to z' sequence offers little possibility of confusion.
    Ex: This term ostensibly describes 'human ware' aspects of IT application and services.

    * * *
    apparently
    ¿por qué no vino? — aparentemente no se sentía bien why didn't he come? — apparently he wasn't feeling very well
    el esfuerzo aparentemente rindió sus frutos it would seem o appear that the effort bore fruit, the effort apparently bore fruit
    no sé cómo una mujer aparentemente inteligente puede comportarse así I don't know how an apparently intelligent woman can behave like that
    * * *
    apparently, seemingly;
    colecciona objetos aparentemente inútiles she collects apparently o seemingly useless objects;
    aparentemente es muy antipático, pero en realidad no lo es he comes across as rather unpleasant at first, but he isn't really
    * * *
    adv apparently
    * * *
    aparentemente adv apparently

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparentemente

  • 9 apariencia

    f.
    1 appearance (aspecto).
    en apariencia apparently
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    2 illusion.
    * * *
    1 appearance, aspect
    \
    en apariencia apparently, by all appearances
    guardar las apariencias figurado to keep up appearances
    tener apariencia de to look like
    * * *
    noun f.
    appearance, look
    * * *
    SF (=aspecto) appearance

    con apariencia de, una chica con apariencia de alemana — a German-looking girl

    de apariencia, una herida de sospechosa apariencia — a suspicious-looking wound

    en apariencia, José, en apariencia rudo, es muy cortés — although José may seem o appear rude on the surface, he is very polite

    en apariencia, el coche estaba perfecto — to all appearances, the car was in perfect condition

    guardar o salvar las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    fiar 3.
    * * *
    femenino appearance

    guardar or cubrir las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    * * *
    = appearance, illusion, look, veneer, tinsel, outward appearance, semblance.
    Ex. Magazines published by USA automobile clubs are disparate in appearance and frequency, but may contain valuable reference material.
    Ex. A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex. We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website!.
    Ex. Sexism is typically rationalized by & masked beneath an intellectual veneer.
    Ex. Americans aren't buying as many Christmas decorations and tinsel this year, a grim new sign of slower holiday spending ahead.
    Ex. The path led to a cluster of buildings similar in outward appearances to those found in farmyards and stables.
    Ex. Over the course of time, aesthetic semblance has become a key part of aesthetic philosophy.
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    * apariencia externa = outward appearance.
    * apariencia física = physical appearance.
    * apariencias = window dressing.
    * apariencia sencilla = simple-looking.
    * asumir una apariencia + Adjetivo = take on + Adjetivo + aspect.
    * bajo la apariencia de = in the guise of, under the guise of.
    * dar la apariencia de = place + a veneer of.
    * dar una apariencia de = provide + a semblance of, give + a semblance of.
    * de apariencia = cosmetic.
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading, meretricious.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * esperanzador en apariencia = hopeful-seeming.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * tener una apariencia + Adjetivo = have + a + Adjetivo + look.
    * * *
    femenino appearance

    guardar or cubrir las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    * * *
    = appearance, illusion, look, veneer, tinsel, outward appearance, semblance.

    Ex: Magazines published by USA automobile clubs are disparate in appearance and frequency, but may contain valuable reference material.

    Ex: A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex: We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website!.
    Ex: Sexism is typically rationalized by & masked beneath an intellectual veneer.
    Ex: Americans aren't buying as many Christmas decorations and tinsel this year, a grim new sign of slower holiday spending ahead.
    Ex: The path led to a cluster of buildings similar in outward appearances to those found in farmyards and stables.
    Ex: Over the course of time, aesthetic semblance has become a key part of aesthetic philosophy.
    * apariencia externa = outward appearance.
    * apariencia física = physical appearance.
    * apariencias = window dressing.
    * apariencia sencilla = simple-looking.
    * asumir una apariencia + Adjetivo = take on + Adjetivo + aspect.
    * bajo la apariencia de = in the guise of, under the guise of.
    * dar la apariencia de = place + a veneer of.
    * dar una apariencia de = provide + a semblance of, give + a semblance of.
    * de apariencia = cosmetic.
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading, meretricious.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * esperanzador en apariencia = hopeful-seeming.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * tener una apariencia + Adjetivo = have + a + Adjetivo + look.

    * * *
    appearance
    un hombre de apariencia fuerte a strong-looking man
    en apariencia, estaba en buenas condiciones it appeared to be in good condition, by all appearances it was in good condition
    a juzgar por las apariencias judging by appearances
    tenemos que guardar or cubrir las apariencias we have to keep up appearances
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *

     

    apariencia sustantivo femenino
    appearance;

    a juzgar por las apariencias judging by appearances;
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    apariencia sustantivo femenino appearance
    ♦ Locuciones: en apariencia, apparently
    guardar las apariencias, to keep up appearances

    ' apariencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barniz
    - engañosa
    - engañoso
    - estampa
    - ir
    - juvenil
    - porte
    - traza
    - viso
    - cuidar
    - decente
    - externo
    - fachada
    - físico
    - forma
    English:
    air
    - appearance
    - dashing
    - dignified
    - disheveled
    - dishevelled
    - face
    - guise
    - look
    - nice
    - personal
    - seedy
    - semblance
    - show
    - sloppy
    - smart
    - sorry
    - take on
    - tidy
    - unkempt
    - untidy
    - veneer
    - outwardly
    - surface
    * * *
    1. [aspecto] appearance;
    un príncipe con apariencia de mendigo a prince who looks like a beggar;
    en apariencia apparently;
    se llevaban bien sólo en apariencia they only appeared to get on well together
    2.
    apariencias [indicios] signs, indications;
    las apariencias indican que la situación mejorará the signs are that the situation will improve;
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    3. [falsedad] illusion
    * * *
    f appearance;
    en apariencia outwardly;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive;
    salvar las apariencias keep up appearances;
    según todas las apariencias judging by appearances
    * * *
    1) aspecto: appearance, look
    2)
    en apariencia : seemingly, apparently
    * * *
    apariencia n appearance

    Spanish-English dictionary > apariencia

  • 10 aproximado

    adj.
    approximate, ball-park, rough.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aproximar.
    * * *
    1→ link=aproximar aproximar
    1 approximate, estimated
    \
    cálculo aproximado rough estimate
    * * *
    (f. - aproximada)
    adj.
    approximate, rough
    * * *
    ADJ (=que se aproxima) approximate; [cálculo etc] rough
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <cálculo/traducción/idea> rough (before n)
    * * *
    = rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], approximate.
    Ex. Before printing, the cards from all the sets in current batch of cards are sorted by department in rough alphabetic sequence.
    Ex. A fount of type was a set of letters and other symbols in which each was supplied in approximate proportion to its frequency of use, all being of one body-size and design.
    ----
    * cálculo aproximado = ballpark estimate.
    * cantidad aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate, ballpark number.
    * cifra aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate, ballpark number.
    * estimación aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate.
    * idea aproximada = rough idea.
    * número aproximado = ballpark number.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <cálculo/traducción/idea> rough (before n)
    * * *
    = rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], approximate.

    Ex: Before printing, the cards from all the sets in current batch of cards are sorted by department in rough alphabetic sequence.

    Ex: A fount of type was a set of letters and other symbols in which each was supplied in approximate proportion to its frequency of use, all being of one body-size and design.
    * cálculo aproximado = ballpark estimate.
    * cantidad aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate, ballpark number.
    * cifra aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate, ballpark number.
    * estimación aproximada = ballpark figure, ballpark estimate.
    * idea aproximada = rough idea.
    * número aproximado = ballpark number.

    * * *
    un cálculo aproximado a rough estimate o calculation
    hora aproximada de llegada al aeropuerto estimated time of arrival o ETA at the airport
    * * *

     

    Del verbo aproximar: ( conjugate aproximar)

    aproximado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    aproximado    
    aproximar
    aproximado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹cálculo/traducción/idea rough ( before n);


    costo/velocidad estimated ( before n)
    aproximar ( conjugate aproximar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( acercar):

    aproximó la mesa a la ventana she moved (o brought etc) the table over to the window

    b) paísesto bring … closer together

    aproximarse verbo pronominal
    a) ( acercarse) [fecha/persona/vehículo] to approach;


    b) aproximadose a algo ‹a la realidad/una cifra› to come close to sth

    aproximado,-a adjetivo approximate
    (estimado) rough
    una cantidad aproximada, a rough amount
    aproximar verbo transitivo to bring o put nearer
    ' aproximado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aproximada
    - estimativa
    - estimativo
    - presupuesto
    - cálculo
    English:
    approximate
    - estimate
    - liberal
    - rough
    * * *
    aproximado, -a adj
    [cifra, cantidad] approximate;
    tengo una idea aproximada del problema I have a rough idea of the problem
    * * *
    adj approximate
    * * *
    aproximado, -da adj
    : approximate, estimated
    * * *
    aproximado adj approximate

    Spanish-English dictionary > aproximado

  • 11 archivador de anillas

    (n.) = looseleaf binder, ring binder
    Ex. The sheaf catalogue comprises sets of slips held in small looseleaf binders.
    Ex. It is common practice to file a single copy of each handout in classified sequence in a series of ring binders.
    * * *
    (n.) = looseleaf binder, ring binder

    Ex: The sheaf catalogue comprises sets of slips held in small looseleaf binders.

    Ex: It is common practice to file a single copy of each handout in classified sequence in a series of ring binders.

    Spanish-English dictionary > archivador de anillas

  • 12 archivar

    v.
    1 to file (gen) & (computing).
    Ricardo archiva los documentos siempre Richard files the documents always.
    2 to file away, to finish off.
    María archivó los casos resueltos Mary filed away the solved cases.
    * * *
    1 (ordenar) to file (away)
    2 INFORMÁTICA to save
    3 (arrinconar) to shelve
    4 familiar (guardar) to put (away)
    * * *
    verb
    2) save
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=guardar en un archivo) to file, store away; (Inform) to archive
    2) (fig) [+ plan] to shelve, put on the back burner; (=memorizar) to put to the back of one's mind
    3) LAm (=retirar) to take out of circulation
    4) Cono Sur (=encarcelar) to jail
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < documentos> to file; <investigación/asunto> ( por un tiempo) to shelve; ( para siempre) to close the file on
    * * *
    = file, shelve, mothball.
    Ex. File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex. The document arrangement adopted is often broken, in the sense that documents in libraries are rarely shelved in one single and self-evident sequence.
    Ex. Thirty years ago, owners would have either bulldozed entire facilities or mothballed them and built new plants.
    ----
    * archivar mal = misfile.
    * caja de archivar = file box.
    * Der Archivar = Der Archivar.
    * principio de archívese según aparece = file-as-is principle.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < documentos> to file; <investigación/asunto> ( por un tiempo) to shelve; ( para siempre) to close the file on
    * * *
    = file, shelve, mothball.

    Ex: File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.

    Ex: The document arrangement adopted is often broken, in the sense that documents in libraries are rarely shelved in one single and self-evident sequence.
    Ex: Thirty years ago, owners would have either bulldozed entire facilities or mothballed them and built new plants.
    * archivar mal = misfile.
    * caja de archivar = file box.
    * Der Archivar = Der Archivar.
    * principio de archívese según aparece = file-as-is principle.

    * * *
    archivar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹documentos/facturas› to file
    2 ‹investigación/asunto› (por un tiempo) to shelve; (para siempre) to close the file on
    * * *

     

    archivar ( conjugate archivar) verbo transitivo documentos to file;
    investigación/asunto› ( por un tiempo) to shelve;
    ( para siempre) to close the file on
    archivar verbo transitivo
    1 (guardar) to file (away)
    2 (considerar concluido) to shelve
    3 Inform to save
    ' archivar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    abort
    - binder
    - file
    - filing
    - shelve
    * * *
    1. [documentos] to file
    2. Informát to archive
    3. [proyecto] [definitivamente] to drop;
    [temporalmente] to shelve;
    archivaron el caso por falta de pruebas they dropped the case owing to a lack of proof
    * * *
    v/t
    2 asunto shelve
    * * *
    1) : to file
    2) : to archive
    * * *
    1. (clasificar) to file
    2. (informática) to save
    ¿has archivado tu trabajo? have you saved your work?

    Spanish-English dictionary > archivar

  • 13 arreglista

    f. & m.
    (musical) arranger (Music).
    * * *
    1 arranger
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino y femenino arranger
    * * *
    Ex. The British Catalogue of Music is published quarterly with an annual cumulation, and is arranged in two separate sequences: 1) a classified sequence arranged by the Coates faceted classification scheme; 2) an alphabetical index of titles, composers, arrangers, etc..
    * * *
    masculino y femenino arranger
    * * *

    Ex: The British Catalogue of Music is published quarterly with an annual cumulation, and is arranged in two separate sequences: 1) a classified sequence arranged by the Coates faceted classification scheme; 2) an alphabetical index of titles, composers, arrangers, etc..

    * * *
    arranger
    * * *

    arreglista mf arranger
    * * *
    Mús (musical) arranger
    * * *
    m/f MÚS arranger

    Spanish-English dictionary > arreglista

  • 14 arte de la guerra

    (n.) = warfare
    Ex. For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.
    * * *
    (n.) = warfare

    Ex: For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arte de la guerra

  • 15 asistencia social

    f.
    social work, social service.
    * * *
    social assistance
    * * *
    * * *
    university course/degree in social work
    * * *
    (n.) = social relief, welfare, social work, social casework
    Ex. In UDC under 361 social relief we find.9 Relief or aid in emergencies, disasters;.91 Earthquakes, storms, hurricanes;.92 Floods;.93 War, civil war;.94 Epidemics;.95 Famine; and.96 Fires, conflagrations.
    Ex. For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.
    Ex. I believe that delving into social work dilutes the library's effectiveness.
    Ex. The role of the library was not regarded as counselling, social casework or advocacy, but simply facilitating access to information.
    * * *
    university course/degree in social work
    * * *
    (n.) = social relief, welfare, social work, social casework

    Ex: In UDC under 361 social relief we find.9 Relief or aid in emergencies, disasters;.91 Earthquakes, storms, hurricanes;.92 Floods;.93 War, civil war;.94 Epidemics;.95 Famine; and.96 Fires, conflagrations.

    Ex: For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.
    Ex: I believe that delving into social work dilutes the library's effectiveness.
    Ex: The role of the library was not regarded as counselling, social casework or advocacy, but simply facilitating access to information.

    * * *
    social work

    Spanish-English dictionary > asistencia social

  • 16 autocomprobación

    f.
    self-test, self-check.
    * * *
    * * *
    = self-checking, self-test, self-testing.
    Ex. This paper discusses the features of the EDLIN program and its use for creating the computer's automatic self-checking sequence when the machine is started.
    Ex. The author offers a self-test to help users choose the model that best suits their needs.
    Ex. This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    * * *
    = self-checking, self-test, self-testing.

    Ex: This paper discusses the features of the EDLIN program and its use for creating the computer's automatic self-checking sequence when the machine is started.

    Ex: The author offers a self-test to help users choose the model that best suits their needs.
    Ex: This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocomprobación

  • 17 autor

    m.
    1 author, writer, literary person, literary man.
    2 author, originator, maker.
    3 perpetrator.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (escritor) writer, author; (hombre) author; (mujer) authoress
    2 (inventor) inventor
    3 (responsable - gen) person responsible; (- de delito) perpetrator
    \
    autor de teatro playwright
    * * *
    (f. - autora)
    noun
    * * *
    autor, -a
    SM / F
    1) [de obra] author, writer; [de idea] creator, originator, inventor
    2) [de delito] perpetrator

    el autor materialthe person directly responsible (for the crime)

    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino
    a) (de libro, poema) author, writer; ( de canción) writer; ( de obra teatral) playwright
    b) ( de delito) perpetrator (frml)

    el autor intelectual del robo — (AmL) the brains o mastermind behind the robbery

    * * *
    = author [authoress, -fem.], creator, originator.
    Ex. The author of a document is the person or organisation responsible for its creation, that is, the writer of a text, the illustrator in respect for illustrations and others responsible for the intellectual content of a work.
    Ex. An important feature of the scheme in its creator's eyes was the relative index.
    Ex. Clearly, the originators of the major schemes cannot be criticised for be ignorant of these principles.
    ----
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * afiliación del autor = author affiliation.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * asiento de autor = author entry.
    * asiento secundario por autor y título = author-title added entry, name-title added entry.
    * autor citado = cited author.
    * autor corporativo = corporate author, corporate authorship.
    * autor creativo = creative author.
    * autor de canciones = songwriter [song writer].
    * autor de enciclopedias = encyclopaedist [encyclopedist, -USA].
    * autor de obras de teatro = playwright.
    * autor de una matanza = mass murderer.
    * autor de un delito = perpetrator.
    * autor de un fraude = fraudster, scammer.
    * autor dramático = playwright.
    * autor-editor = self-publisher, self-publishing author.
    * autor fantasma = ghost author.
    * autor honorario = honorary author, guest author, gift author.
    * autor literario = literary writer.
    * autor original = original author.
    * autor personal = personal author.
    * autor personal único = single personal authorship.
    * autor principal = main author.
    * autor secundario = secondary author.
    * buscar por autor y título = search by + name-title key.
    * búsqueda por autor = author searching.
    * búsqueda por autor/título = author/title search.
    * catálogo de autores = author catalogue.
    * catálogo de autores y títulos = author/title catalogue.
    * clave de búsqueda por nombre de autor = author key.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * correcciones de autor = author's corrections.
    * derecho de autor de la Corona = Crown copyright.
    * derechos de autor = copyright, royalty [royalties, -pl.].
    * de varios autores = multi-author.
    * edición de autor = self-publishing.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * entidad como autor = corporate authorship.
    * escrito por un solo autor = single authored [single-authored].
    * escrito por varios autores = multiauthored [multi-authored], collaboratively authored.
    * hecho por el autor = author-prepared, author-prepared.
    * índice de autores = author index.
    * Indice de Autores Corporativos = Corporate Index.
    * infracción del derecho de autor = copyright infringement.
    * instrucciones para los autores = style sheet.
    * ley de derechos de autor = copyright law.
    * libre de derechos de autor = royalty-free.
    * lugar de trabajo del autor = author affiliation.
    * material editado por el propio autor = self-published material.
    * material protegido por el derecho de autor = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * mención de derecho de autor = statement of copyright.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * nombre de autor = author name.
    * obra amparada por el derecho de autor = copyright work.
    * oficina de derechos de autor = copyright office.
    * porcentaje de autores servidos = author fill rate.
    * productividad del autor = author productivity.
    * programas distribuidos por el autor = shareware.
    * propietario de los derechos de autor = rightholder.
    * protegido por el derecho de autor = copyrighted, copyright-protected.
    * referencia de autor y título = author-title reference, name-title reference.
    * resumen de autor = author abstract.
    * secuencia ordenada alfabéticamente por el nombre del autor = author sequence.
    * Sociedad Americana de Compositores, Autores y Editores = American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).
    * sociedad de gestión de derechos de autor = copyright collective, copyright collecting society, copyright collecting agency.
    * titular del derecho de autor = rights-holder [rightsholder], copyright holder.
    * titular de los derechos de autor = rights-owner.
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino
    a) (de libro, poema) author, writer; ( de canción) writer; ( de obra teatral) playwright
    b) ( de delito) perpetrator (frml)

    el autor intelectual del robo — (AmL) the brains o mastermind behind the robbery

    * * *
    = author [authoress, -fem.], creator, originator.

    Ex: The author of a document is the person or organisation responsible for its creation, that is, the writer of a text, the illustrator in respect for illustrations and others responsible for the intellectual content of a work.

    Ex: An important feature of the scheme in its creator's eyes was the relative index.
    Ex: Clearly, the originators of the major schemes cannot be criticised for be ignorant of these principles.
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * afiliación del autor = author affiliation.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * asiento de autor = author entry.
    * asiento secundario por autor y título = author-title added entry, name-title added entry.
    * autor citado = cited author.
    * autor corporativo = corporate author, corporate authorship.
    * autor creativo = creative author.
    * autor de canciones = songwriter [song writer].
    * autor de enciclopedias = encyclopaedist [encyclopedist, -USA].
    * autor de obras de teatro = playwright.
    * autor de una matanza = mass murderer.
    * autor de un delito = perpetrator.
    * autor de un fraude = fraudster, scammer.
    * autor dramático = playwright.
    * autor-editor = self-publisher, self-publishing author.
    * autor fantasma = ghost author.
    * autor honorario = honorary author, guest author, gift author.
    * autor literario = literary writer.
    * autor original = original author.
    * autor personal = personal author.
    * autor personal único = single personal authorship.
    * autor principal = main author.
    * autor secundario = secondary author.
    * buscar por autor y título = search by + name-title key.
    * búsqueda por autor = author searching.
    * búsqueda por autor/título = author/title search.
    * catálogo de autores = author catalogue.
    * catálogo de autores y títulos = author/title catalogue.
    * clave de búsqueda por nombre de autor = author key.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * correcciones de autor = author's corrections.
    * derecho de autor de la Corona = Crown copyright.
    * derechos de autor = copyright, royalty [royalties, -pl.].
    * de varios autores = multi-author.
    * edición de autor = self-publishing.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * entidad como autor = corporate authorship.
    * escrito por un solo autor = single authored [single-authored].
    * escrito por varios autores = multiauthored [multi-authored], collaboratively authored.
    * hecho por el autor = author-prepared, author-prepared.
    * índice de autores = author index.
    * Indice de Autores Corporativos = Corporate Index.
    * infracción del derecho de autor = copyright infringement.
    * instrucciones para los autores = style sheet.
    * ley de derechos de autor = copyright law.
    * libre de derechos de autor = royalty-free.
    * lugar de trabajo del autor = author affiliation.
    * material editado por el propio autor = self-published material.
    * material protegido por el derecho de autor = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * mención de derecho de autor = statement of copyright.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * nombre de autor = author name.
    * obra amparada por el derecho de autor = copyright work.
    * oficina de derechos de autor = copyright office.
    * porcentaje de autores servidos = author fill rate.
    * productividad del autor = author productivity.
    * programas distribuidos por el autor = shareware.
    * propietario de los derechos de autor = rightholder.
    * protegido por el derecho de autor = copyrighted, copyright-protected.
    * referencia de autor y título = author-title reference, name-title reference.
    * resumen de autor = author abstract.
    * secuencia ordenada alfabéticamente por el nombre del autor = author sequence.
    * Sociedad Americana de Compositores, Autores y Editores = American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).
    * sociedad de gestión de derechos de autor = copyright collective, copyright collecting society, copyright collecting agency.
    * titular del derecho de autor = rights-holder [rightsholder], copyright holder.
    * titular de los derechos de autor = rights-owner.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (de un libro, poema) author, writer; (de una canción) writer
    una obra de autor anónimo an anomymous work
    el autor de la obra the playwright, the person who wrote the play
    2 (de un delito) perpetrator ( frml)
    los autores del atraco the perpetrators of the robbery, those responsible for the robbery
    el autor del gol the goalscorer
    el autor del proyecto the originator o author of the plan, the person who conceived the plan
    el autor intelectual del robo ( AmL); the brains o mastermind behind the robbery, the man who planned the robbery
    * * *

     

    autor
    ◊ - tora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    a) (de libro, poema) author, writer;

    ( de canción) writer;
    ( de obra teatral) playwright
    b) ( de delito) perpetrator (frml);


    autor,-ora m,f (hombre) author
    (mujer) authoress
    (de un crimen) perpetrator
    ' autor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anonimato
    - autora
    - caracterización
    - cita
    - clásica
    - clásico
    - dato
    - derecha
    - derecho
    - hallazgo
    - incidir
    - precursor
    - precursora
    - semblanza
    - artífice
    - comprometer
    - conocer
    - dramático
    - escribir
    - humorista
    - inédito
    - material
    - poco
    - seguir
    - teatral
    English:
    author
    - best-selling
    - byline
    - classic
    - copyright
    - exemplify
    - historian
    - infringement
    - obscure
    - of
    - royalty
    - set out
    - writer
    - best-seller
    - brains
    - perpetrator
    * * *
    autor, -ora nm,f
    1. [de libro, estudio] author;
    [de cuadro] painter; [de canción] writer; [de película] maker; [de sinfonía] composer; [de ley] instigator;
    el autor de la propuesta the person who made the proposal;
    el autor del paisaje the artist who painted the landscape;
    de autor anónimo o [m5] desconocido anonymous
    2. [de crimen, fechoría] perpetrator;
    fue encarcelado como autor de un delito de robo he was sent to prison for committing a robbery;
    el autor material de un secuestro the person responsible for carrying out a kidnapping;
    la autora intelectual del crimen the woman who masterminded the crime
    3. [de gol, canasta] scorer;
    el autor del gol the goalscorer
    * * *
    m, autora f author; de crimen perpetrator;
    los autores del atentado those who carried out the attack; con bomba the bombers
    * * *
    autor, - tora n
    1) : author
    2) : perpetrator
    * * *
    1. (escritor) writer / author
    2. (compositor) composer
    Cuando autor se refiere a la persona responsable de algún hecho, las traducciones son muy variadas

    Spanish-English dictionary > autor

  • 18 bandeja circular para diapositivas

    (n.) = carousel
    Ex. A carousel is a revolving container for transparencies, positioned on top of a slide projector, which allows slides to be projected in sequence automatically or by remote control.
    * * *
    (n.) = carousel

    Ex: A carousel is a revolving container for transparencies, positioned on top of a slide projector, which allows slides to be projected in sequence automatically or by remote control.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bandeja circular para diapositivas

  • 19 bien ordenado

    adj.
    well-ordered, orderly.
    * * *
    = well-kept, well-ordered, in good order
    Ex. While the importance of archives administration and records management is beginning to be realised in the developing world, few governments have recognised the contribution well-kept records would make to development and efficient public administration.
    Ex. The worker needs an environment which provides an understandable, predictable and well-ordered situation.
    Ex. Under these circumstances it becomes difficult to maintain a classified sequence in good order, and there will be gaps and 'bulges' which will involve moving the overall sequence around on the shelves.
    * * *
    = well-kept, well-ordered, in good order

    Ex: While the importance of archives administration and records management is beginning to be realised in the developing world, few governments have recognised the contribution well-kept records would make to development and efficient public administration.

    Ex: The worker needs an environment which provides an understandable, predictable and well-ordered situation.
    Ex: Under these circumstances it becomes difficult to maintain a classified sequence in good order, and there will be gaps and 'bulges' which will involve moving the overall sequence around on the shelves.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien ordenado

  • 20 bienestar

    m.
    1 wellbeing.
    2 well-being, welfare, comfort, wellbeing.
    Buscamos su bien We seek his well-being.
    * * *
    1 wellbeing, welfare
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) welfare, well-being
    * * *
    SM (=satisfacción) well-being, welfare; (=comodidad) comfort
    * * *
    masculino well-being, welfare
    * * *
    = comfort, well-being [wellbeing/well being], wellness, welfare.
    Ex. Also if the illumination is uneven, comfort conditions can be impaired.
    Ex. Prolonged television viewing is addictive and therefore dangerous to a child's wellbeing.
    Ex. More requests for wellness than illness information were made.
    Ex. For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.
    ----
    * bienestar corporal = bodily comfort.
    * bienestar económico = affluence, economic well-being, economic welfare.
    * bienestar espiritual = spiritual welfare.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, social well-being, welfare.
    * estado del bienestar = welfare state.
    * zona de bienestar = comfort zone.
    * * *
    masculino well-being, welfare
    * * *
    = comfort, well-being [wellbeing/well being], wellness, welfare.

    Ex: Also if the illumination is uneven, comfort conditions can be impaired.

    Ex: Prolonged television viewing is addictive and therefore dangerous to a child's wellbeing.
    Ex: More requests for wellness than illness information were made.
    Ex: For example, at Woking, the stock has been split into about thirty sections, such as Health and welfare, War and warfare, retaining the Dewey sequence within each section.
    * bienestar corporal = bodily comfort.
    * bienestar económico = affluence, economic well-being, economic welfare.
    * bienestar espiritual = spiritual welfare.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, social well-being, welfare.
    * estado del bienestar = welfare state.
    * zona de bienestar = comfort zone.

    * * *
    well-being, welfare
    Compuestos:
    (en Col) Welfare Service
    social welfare
    * * *

     

    bienestar sustantivo masculino
    well-being, welfare;

    bienestar social social welfare
    bienestar sustantivo masculino (satisfacción) well-being, contentment
    (comodidad) ease, comfort: estado de bienestar, welfare state

    ' bienestar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estado
    - holgura
    - regalo
    - bien
    English:
    creature
    - ease
    - welfare
    - welfare state
    - well-being
    - community
    - provide
    - well
    * * *
    wellbeing
    bienestar económico economic wellbeing; Col Bienestar Familiar = family welfare authority;
    bienestar social social welfare
    * * *
    m well-being
    * * *
    1) : welfare, well-being
    2) confort: comfort
    * * *
    bienestar n (personal) well being

    Spanish-English dictionary > bienestar

См. также в других словарях:

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  • Sequence — Séquence Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Une séquence est une série d éléments mis et traités les uns à la suite des autres. Le terme peut faire référence à : séquence, une pièce… …   Wikipédia en Français

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