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  • 761 desmenuzable

    adj.
    1 friable, brittle, crisp, crimp, easily crumbled.
    2 crumbly, easily crumbled, easily torn apart, friable.
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. The coucher carefully turned the first mould over on to a piece of felt, on which the new and still friable piece of paper was deposited.
    * * *

    Ex: The coucher carefully turned the first mould over on to a piece of felt, on which the new and still friable piece of paper was deposited.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desmenuzable

  • 762 desmoralizado

    adj.
    demoralized, discouraged, corrupt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desmoralizar.
    * * *
    * * *
    = disheartened, dispirited.
    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. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    * * *
    = disheartened, dispirited.

    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: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.

    * * *
    desmoralizado, -a adj
    demoralized
    * * *
    adj demoralized

    Spanish-English dictionary > desmoralizado

  • 763 desmotivado

    adj.
    discouraged, browned-off, spiritless, unenthusiastic.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desmotivar.
    * * *
    ADJ unmotivated, lacking motivation
    * * *
    - da adjetivo demotivated
    * * *
    = disheartened, unmotivated, demotivated.
    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. An unmotivated employee does not perform as well as a motivated employee.
    Ex. Are professionally qualified staff more likely to be demotivated by the inability to apply their skills than para-professional staff?.
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    * desmotivados, los = disheartened, the.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo demotivated
    * * *
    = disheartened, unmotivated, demotivated.

    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: An unmotivated employee does not perform as well as a motivated employee.
    Ex: Are professionally qualified staff more likely to be demotivated by the inability to apply their skills than para-professional staff?.
    * desmotivados, los = disheartened, the.

    * * *
    demotivated
    * * *
    desmotivado, -a adj
    lacking in motivation

    Spanish-English dictionary > desmotivado

  • 764 desmotivarse

    (v.) = become + demotivated
    Ex. This paper discusses ways in which library staff become demotivated, including rigid hierarchies, ignoring staff, brushing aside suggestions, and claiming credit for their ideas.
    * * *
    (v.) = become + demotivated

    Ex: This paper discusses ways in which library staff become demotivated, including rigid hierarchies, ignoring staff, brushing aside suggestions, and claiming credit for their ideas.

    * * *
    vpr
    to get o become discouraged

    Spanish-English dictionary > desmotivarse

  • 765 desperdicio de espacio

    (n.) = space waster
    Ex. In an abstract, the title need not be repeated and the phrase 'This paper is about' is an unnecessary space waster.
    * * *

    Ex: In an abstract, the title need not be repeated and the phrase 'This paper is about' is an unnecessary space waster.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desperdicio de espacio

  • 766 despertar el entusiasmo

    (v.) = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm
    Ex. This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
    Ex. For this is the way with these common people; they will work up an enthusiasm one minute, and an hour later it will have fled away and left them cold and empty.
    * * *
    (v.) = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm

    Ex: This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.

    Ex: For this is the way with these common people; they will work up an enthusiasm one minute, and an hour later it will have fled away and left them cold and empty.

    Spanish-English dictionary > despertar el entusiasmo

  • 767 despertar el interés

    (v.) = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest
    Ex. EEC's activities provoke general interest only when they seem to pose a threat to yet another apect of the British way of life.
    Ex. Continuing differences of opinion on such matters as the Community budget and the Common Agricultural Policy have stimulated the interest of academics and produced a market for their publications.
    Ex. The author's observations of a series of literary evenings for the deaf confirm that such evenings can stir a dormant interest in literature.
    Ex. One part of a novel or long text may be read in order to whet the listeners' appetites for reading the book themselves.
    Ex. Reading may be introduced with music in order to achieve a multisensory experience, heighten interest, and add variety and pleasure.
    Ex. The best reference librarians never find it necessary to rouse their interest in any subject: it is sufficient for them that the topic has been asked about by a reader.
    Ex. This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
    Ex. The author lists World Wide Web sites that capture the interest of curious but not very knowledgeable inquirers.
    Ex. It was at this time that John Hall, together with other public-spirited citizens of that community, worked up an interest in the matter, the proceeds of which were to be used in the construction of a railroad.
    Ex. Indeed, piracy in the Horn of Africa is such a hot topic these days that it is piquing the interest of the world's top security experts.
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    (v.) = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest

    Ex: EEC's activities provoke general interest only when they seem to pose a threat to yet another apect of the British way of life.

    Ex: Continuing differences of opinion on such matters as the Community budget and the Common Agricultural Policy have stimulated the interest of academics and produced a market for their publications.
    Ex: The author's observations of a series of literary evenings for the deaf confirm that such evenings can stir a dormant interest in literature.
    Ex: One part of a novel or long text may be read in order to whet the listeners' appetites for reading the book themselves.
    Ex: Reading may be introduced with music in order to achieve a multisensory experience, heighten interest, and add variety and pleasure.
    Ex: The best reference librarians never find it necessary to rouse their interest in any subject: it is sufficient for them that the topic has been asked about by a reader.
    Ex: This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
    Ex: The author lists World Wide Web sites that capture the interest of curious but not very knowledgeable inquirers.
    Ex: It was at this time that John Hall, together with other public-spirited citizens of that community, worked up an interest in the matter, the proceeds of which were to be used in the construction of a railroad.
    Ex: Indeed, piracy in the Horn of Africa is such a hot topic these days that it is piquing the interest of the world's top security experts.

    Spanish-English dictionary > despertar el interés

  • 768 desplome

    f. & m.
    1 collapse, downfall, plunge.
    2 stall landing.
    3 falling-down, cave-in.
    4 tumble, flat fall.
    m.
    collapse.
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: desplomar.
    * * *
    1 ARQUITECTURA overhang
    2 (caída) collapse
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de edificio, sistema] collapse
    2) (Econ) [de cotización, divisa] collapse, slump
    3) (Aer) pancake landing
    4) (Alpinismo, Arquit, Geol) overhang
    * * *
    1) ( de edificio) collapse
    2) ( de precio) fall, drop
    * * *
    = fall, drop, collapse.
    Ex. There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex. Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex. This paper alerts the library community to the possible implosion, collapse, or disintegration of the cataloguing function listing eight indicators that cataloguing is in danger.
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    * desplome bursátil = market crash, stock market crash.
    * desplome de la bolsa = market crash, stock market crash.
    * * *
    1) ( de edificio) collapse
    2) ( de precio) fall, drop
    * * *
    = fall, drop, collapse.

    Ex: There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.

    Ex: Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex: This paper alerts the library community to the possible implosion, collapse, or disintegration of the cataloguing function listing eight indicators that cataloguing is in danger.
    * desplome bursátil = market crash, stock market crash.
    * desplome de la bolsa = market crash, stock market crash.

    * * *
    A (de un edificio) collapse
    B
    1 (de un precio) fall, drop
    el desplome de los salarios en los últimos años the drop in salaries in recent years
    2 (de ilusiones) shattering; (de esperanzas) dashing
    3 (de un sistema, régimen) downfall, collapse
    * * *
    1. [caída] [de persona, edificio, andamio] collapse;
    el desplome del techo los pilló desprevenidos they weren't prepared for the roof caving in
    2. [hundimiento] [de divisa] slump in value;
    [de cotización, precios] slump; [de gobierno] collapse, fall; [de imperio, sistema] collapse;
    el desplome de las bolsas asiáticas the crash of o slump in the Asian stock markets
    3. [saledizo] overhang
    * * *
    m collapse
    * * *
    1) : fall, drop
    2) : collapse

    Spanish-English dictionary > desplome

  • 769 destructivo

    adj.
    destructive, baneful, deleterious, disruptive.
    * * *
    1 destructive
    * * *
    (f. - destructiva)
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    - va adjetivo destructive
    * * *
    = corrosive, destructive, ruinous.
    Ex. This paper examines some aspects of the history of libraries in the Soviet Union from the viewpoint of the corrosive effects of totalitarianism on libraries.
    Ex. The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex. Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.
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    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo destructive
    * * *
    = corrosive, destructive, ruinous.

    Ex: This paper examines some aspects of the history of libraries in the Soviet Union from the viewpoint of the corrosive effects of totalitarianism on libraries.

    Ex: The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex: Negative features are the water sprinkler fire extinguishing system, which, if activated, would be ruinous to the Library's holdings.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.

    * * *
    destructive
    * * *

    destructivo
    ◊ -va adjetivo

    destructive
    destructivo,-a adjetivo destructive

    ' destructivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destructiva
    English:
    destructive
    * * *
    destructivo, -a adj
    destructive
    * * *
    adj destructive
    * * *
    destructivo, -va adj
    : destructive

    Spanish-English dictionary > destructivo

  • 770 destructor

    adj.
    destructive, deleterious, destroying, noxious.
    m.
    1 destroyer, destructor.
    2 destructive person, ravager.
    * * *
    1 destructive
    1 MARÍTIMO destroyer
    ————————
    1 MARÍTIMO destroyer
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SM (Náut) destroyer
    * * *
    masculino destroyer
    * * *
    = destroyer, destructive, annihilating.
    Ex. The result of knowledge gleaned from libraries is to make men not violent revolutionists, but cautious evolutionists; not destroyers, but careful improvers.
    Ex. The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex. This is very much a novel about what Max refers to as the annihilating force of the past.
    * * *
    masculino destroyer
    * * *
    = destroyer, destructive, annihilating.

    Ex: The result of knowledge gleaned from libraries is to make men not violent revolutionists, but cautious evolutionists; not destroyers, but careful improvers.

    Ex: The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex: This is very much a novel about what Max refers to as the annihilating force of the past.

    * * *
    destructive
    destroyer
    * * *

    destructor sustantivo masculino
    destroyer
    destructor,-ora
    I adjetivo destructive: el efecto destructor de la sequía, the destructive effect of the drought
    II m Náut destroyer
    ' destructor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destructora
    English:
    destroyer
    - destructive
    * * *
    destructor, -ora
    adj
    destructive
    nm
    [barco de guerra] destroyer
    * * *
    I adj destructive;
    II m barco destroyer
    * * *
    : destructive
    : destroyer (ship)

    Spanish-English dictionary > destructor

  • 771 destruir

    v.
    to destroy.
    El temblor destruyó la pared The quake destroyed the wall.
    Sus trucos destruyeron a María His tricks destroyed Mary.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to destroy
    2 figurado to destroy, ruin, wreck
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ objeto, edificio] to destroy
    2) (=estropear) [+ amistad, matrimonio, armonía] to wreck, destroy; [+ argumento, teoría] to demolish; [+ esperanza] to dash, shatter; [+ proyecto, plan] to wreck, ruin
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <documentos/pruebas> to destroy; < ciudad> to destroy; < medio ambiente> to damage
    b) ( echar por tierra) < reputación> to ruin; < plan> to wreck; < esperanzas> to dash, shatter

    le destruyó la vida — it/he wrecked o destroyed his/her life

    * * *
    = demolish, destroy, knock out, scupper, wipe out, trash, pull apart, sweep away, knock down, rack [wrack], wreak + destruction, destruct, shred, wreck, decimate, lay + waste to, wash out, run down, break down, blow up, rubbish, stomp + Nombre + out, smash.
    Ex. Having just demolished enumerative classification to some extent in the previous section, it is reasonable to ask how effective menu-based information retrieval systems might be.
    Ex. I am frequently taken to task as someone who would try to destroy the integrity of certain catalogs on the West Coast.
    Ex. Two years ago Hurricane Hugo nearly knocked out Charleston.
    Ex. This arrangement could definitely help solve the librarian's problems, unless unexpected events scupper it.
    Ex. Strong economic forces, inflation and an over-strong pound wiped out any noticeable benefits of EEC membership to industry.
    Ex. At the same time, the author takes issue with the view that the great libraries of America are being ' trashed' by the rush towards technology.
    Ex. If solutions are not found to meet this challenge, users' hunger for multimedia could pull the Internet apart.
    Ex. Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex. Your note attempts to knock down an assertion not made.
    Ex. Both countries that have been wracked for the last ten years by violent civil wars.
    Ex. The author laments the demise of the paper card catalogue as a 'paroxysm of shortsightedness and antiintellectualism' on the part of over zealous librarians, wreaking destruction in a class with the burning of the library at Alexandria.
    Ex. That means that the abstractions of scientific knowledge reduce the reality and even destruct it.
    Ex. If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' 'blown away,' or ' shredded'.
    Ex. They had made a secret deal with Otto Reich to wreck Cuba's economy.
    Ex. Insect pests decimate a significant proportion of the world's food supply and transmit a number of deadly human diseases.
    Ex. The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.
    Ex. Some sections of road washed out by flood waters.
    Ex. It really is time we stopped kow-towing to every Tom, Dick and Harry who runs down our industry.
    Ex. It describes our experience in combatting mould which grew as a result of high humidity and temperatures when the air conditioning system broke down for several days after several days of rain.
    Ex. The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
    Ex. The theory of Scandinavian racial purity cherished by Hitler and the Nazis has been rubbished by new scientific research.
    Ex. Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex. The library was badly vandalised and the intruders overturned 10 large bookcases, tore paintings down, emptied catalogues, and smashed intercoms, chairs, tables and windows.
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    * chocar destruyendo = smash into.
    * destruir completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * destruir la esperanza = shatter + Posesivo + hopes.
    * destruir un mito = explode + myth.
    * fuego + destruir = fire + destroy.
    * fuego + destruir por completo = fire + gut.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <documentos/pruebas> to destroy; < ciudad> to destroy; < medio ambiente> to damage
    b) ( echar por tierra) < reputación> to ruin; < plan> to wreck; < esperanzas> to dash, shatter

    le destruyó la vida — it/he wrecked o destroyed his/her life

    * * *
    = demolish, destroy, knock out, scupper, wipe out, trash, pull apart, sweep away, knock down, rack [wrack], wreak + destruction, destruct, shred, wreck, decimate, lay + waste to, wash out, run down, break down, blow up, rubbish, stomp + Nombre + out, smash.

    Ex: Having just demolished enumerative classification to some extent in the previous section, it is reasonable to ask how effective menu-based information retrieval systems might be.

    Ex: I am frequently taken to task as someone who would try to destroy the integrity of certain catalogs on the West Coast.
    Ex: Two years ago Hurricane Hugo nearly knocked out Charleston.
    Ex: This arrangement could definitely help solve the librarian's problems, unless unexpected events scupper it.
    Ex: Strong economic forces, inflation and an over-strong pound wiped out any noticeable benefits of EEC membership to industry.
    Ex: At the same time, the author takes issue with the view that the great libraries of America are being ' trashed' by the rush towards technology.
    Ex: If solutions are not found to meet this challenge, users' hunger for multimedia could pull the Internet apart.
    Ex: Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex: Your note attempts to knock down an assertion not made.
    Ex: Both countries that have been wracked for the last ten years by violent civil wars.
    Ex: The author laments the demise of the paper card catalogue as a 'paroxysm of shortsightedness and antiintellectualism' on the part of over zealous librarians, wreaking destruction in a class with the burning of the library at Alexandria.
    Ex: That means that the abstractions of scientific knowledge reduce the reality and even destruct it.
    Ex: If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' 'blown away,' or ' shredded'.
    Ex: They had made a secret deal with Otto Reich to wreck Cuba's economy.
    Ex: Insect pests decimate a significant proportion of the world's food supply and transmit a number of deadly human diseases.
    Ex: The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.
    Ex: Some sections of road washed out by flood waters.
    Ex: It really is time we stopped kow-towing to every Tom, Dick and Harry who runs down our industry.
    Ex: It describes our experience in combatting mould which grew as a result of high humidity and temperatures when the air conditioning system broke down for several days after several days of rain.
    Ex: The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
    Ex: The theory of Scandinavian racial purity cherished by Hitler and the Nazis has been rubbished by new scientific research.
    Ex: Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex: The library was badly vandalised and the intruders overturned 10 large bookcases, tore paintings down, emptied catalogues, and smashed intercoms, chairs, tables and windows.
    * chocar destruyendo = smash into.
    * destruir completamente = blow + Nombre + to bits.
    * destruir la esperanza = shatter + Posesivo + hopes.
    * destruir un mito = explode + myth.
    * fuego + destruir = fire + destroy.
    * fuego + destruir por completo = fire + gut.

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    vt
    1 ‹documentos/pruebas› to destroy; ‹ciudad› to destroy
    productos que destruyen el medio ambiente products that damage the environment
    2 (echar por tierra) ‹reputación› to ruin; ‹plan› to ruin, wreck; ‹esperanzas› to dash, shatter
    los problemas económicos destruyeron su matrimonio financial problems wrecked o ruined their marriage
    la droga está destruyendo muchas vidas drugs are wrecking o ruining o destroying the lives of many people
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    destruir ( conjugate destruir) verbo transitivo
    a)documentos/pruebas to destroy;

    ciudad to destroy;
    medio ambiente to damage

    plan to wreck;
    esperanzas to dash, shatter
    destruir verbo transitivo to destroy
    ' destruir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acabar
    - barrer
    - dinamitar
    - minar
    - socavar
    - anular
    - consumir
    - liquidar
    English:
    destroy
    - flatten
    - gut
    - nuke
    - obliterate
    - shatter
    - zap
    - explode
    - ruin
    - shred
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    vt
    1. [destrozar] to destroy
    2. [desbaratar] [argumento] to demolish;
    [proyecto] to ruin, to wreck; [ilusión, esperanzas] to dash; [reputación] to ruin; [matrimonio, relación] to wreck; [pareja] to break up
    3. [hacienda, fortuna] to squander
    * * *
    v/t
    1 destroy
    2 ( estropear) ruin, wreck
    * * *
    destruir {41} vt
    : to destroy
    * * *
    destruir vb to destroy

    Spanish-English dictionary > destruir

  • 772 detallar

    v.
    to detail, to give a rundown of (historia, hechos).
    * * *
    1 to detail, give the details of, tell in detail
    2 (especificar) to specify
    3 COMERCIO to retail, sell retail
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=contar con detalles) to detail; [en una lista, factura] to itemize
    2) [+ cuento] to tell in detail
    3) (Com) to retail
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to detail
    * * *
    = detail, spell out, itemise [itemize, -USA].
    Ex. In May 1973 a paper was sent to all universities detailing the norms for university library accommodation, whereby the accommodation entitlements were further reduced to about one in five.
    Ex. Certain obligations of public and university libraries and publicly supported library networks often are also spelled out in statutory form.
    Ex. Under each entry library schools using the book are itemised.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to detail
    * * *
    = detail, spell out, itemise [itemize, -USA].

    Ex: In May 1973 a paper was sent to all universities detailing the norms for university library accommodation, whereby the accommodation entitlements were further reduced to about one in five.

    Ex: Certain obligations of public and university libraries and publicly supported library networks often are also spelled out in statutory form.
    Ex: Under each entry library schools using the book are itemised.

    * * *
    detallar [A1 ]
    vt
    to detail
    no pierdas el tiempo detallando pormenores don't waste time on details
    ■ detallar
    vi
    to go into detail
    * * *

     

    detallar ( conjugate detallar) verbo transitivo
    to detail
    detallar verbo transitivo to give the details of, list
    ' detallar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    detail
    - itemize
    * * *
    vt
    1. [historia, hechos] to detail, to give a rundown of
    2. [factura, cuenta, gastos] to itemize
    vi
    to go into detail;
    no hace falta que detalles tanto you don't have to go into so much detail
    * * *
    v/t
    1 explain in detail, give details of
    2 COM itemize
    * * *
    : to detail

    Spanish-English dictionary > detallar

  • 773 deterioro

    m.
    1 damage (daño).
    el deterioro de la situación the worsening of o deterioration in the situation
    2 deterioration, damage, impairment, staleness.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: deteriorar.
    * * *
    1 (daño) damage, deterioration; (desgaste) wear and tear
    2 figurado (empeoramiento) deterioration, worsening
    \
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) worsening, decline
    2) deterioration, wear
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=daño) damage

    sin deterioro de sus derechos — without affecting his rights, without impinging on his rights más frm

    2) (=empeoramiento) deterioration
    3) (Mec) wear and tear
    * * *
    a) (de edificio, muebles) deterioration, wear
    b) ( empeoramiento) deterioration, worsening
    * * *
    = damage, decay, deterioration, impairment, embrittlement, slippage, degradation, degeneration, rot, decline, rack and ruin, worsening, dilapidation.
    Ex. Wastage is sometimes defined as material which temporarily or permanently has evaded the usual lending procedures due to misplacement, damage, non-registration, theft or non-returns.
    Ex. Nevertheless, deacidification alone will not stop the decay unless soluble copper compounds are removed from the object or converted to chemically inert compounds.
    Ex. And thirdly and most importantly, I am concerned about some movements which I think symptomatize ideological deterioration and would have us, as someone put it, march boldly backwards into the future.
    Ex. A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    Ex. This article considers the need for a survey of modern printed book collections, in the context of the embrittlement of book papers.
    Ex. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) also publishes FAO Books in Print on an intended annual cycle but the programme has been subject to slippage in recent years.
    Ex. This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex. The article 'The degeneration of the work of man' examines the work of hunter/gathers, farmers, factory workers, and information handlers from the Ice Age to the Information Age.
    Ex. The article 'Stop the rot!' reports on a half-day seminar on audiovisual conservation.
    Ex. Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.
    Ex. The policies that the Mugabe government have taken have lead the country to economic and political rack and ruin.
    Ex. We have also considered other possible mechanisms to explain the worsening of hypokalemia in this patient.
    Ex. If Central Park is to be rescued from the general dilapidation it is much money and energy intelligently directed must be expended.
    ----
    * acelerar el proceso de deterioro = hasten + rot.
    * deterioro biológico = biodeterioration.
    * deterioro cognitivo = cognitive impairment.
    * deterioro del CDROM = CD rot.
    * deterioro de los discos = disc rot.
    * deterioro de los enlaces = link rot.
    * deterioro de propiedad alquilada = dilapidation.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.
    * * *
    a) (de edificio, muebles) deterioration, wear
    b) ( empeoramiento) deterioration, worsening
    * * *
    = damage, decay, deterioration, impairment, embrittlement, slippage, degradation, degeneration, rot, decline, rack and ruin, worsening, dilapidation.

    Ex: Wastage is sometimes defined as material which temporarily or permanently has evaded the usual lending procedures due to misplacement, damage, non-registration, theft or non-returns.

    Ex: Nevertheless, deacidification alone will not stop the decay unless soluble copper compounds are removed from the object or converted to chemically inert compounds.
    Ex: And thirdly and most importantly, I am concerned about some movements which I think symptomatize ideological deterioration and would have us, as someone put it, march boldly backwards into the future.
    Ex: A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    Ex: This article considers the need for a survey of modern printed book collections, in the context of the embrittlement of book papers.
    Ex: The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) also publishes FAO Books in Print on an intended annual cycle but the programme has been subject to slippage in recent years.
    Ex: This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex: The article 'The degeneration of the work of man' examines the work of hunter/gathers, farmers, factory workers, and information handlers from the Ice Age to the Information Age.
    Ex: The article 'Stop the rot!' reports on a half-day seminar on audiovisual conservation.
    Ex: Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.
    Ex: The policies that the Mugabe government have taken have lead the country to economic and political rack and ruin.
    Ex: We have also considered other possible mechanisms to explain the worsening of hypokalemia in this patient.
    Ex: If Central Park is to be rescued from the general dilapidation it is much money and energy intelligently directed must be expended.
    * acelerar el proceso de deterioro = hasten + rot.
    * deterioro biológico = biodeterioration.
    * deterioro cognitivo = cognitive impairment.
    * deterioro del CDROM = CD rot.
    * deterioro de los discos = disc rot.
    * deterioro de los enlaces = link rot.
    * deterioro de propiedad alquilada = dilapidation.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.

    * * *
    1 (de un edificio, muebles) deterioration, wear
    2 (empeoramiento) deterioration, worsening
    el deterioro de las relaciones entre los dos países the deterioration in relations o the worsening of relations between the two countries
    su salud ha sufrido un considerable deterioro his health has deteriorated considerably
    el deterioro de la calidad de la enseñanza the decline in the quality of education
    * * *

     

    Del verbo deteriorar: ( conjugate deteriorar)

    deterioro es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    deterioró es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    deteriorar    
    deterioro
    deteriorar ( conjugate deteriorar) verbo transitivorelaciones/salud/situaciónto cause … to deteriorate
    deteriorarse verbo pronominal [relaciones/salud/situación] to deteriorate, worsen;
    [ mercancías] to get damaged
    deterioro sustantivo masculino
    a) (de edificio, muebles) deterioration, wear


    deteriorar verbo transitivo to spoil, damage
    deterioro sustantivo masculino
    1 (de la salud, las relaciones, etc) deterioration: he notado un marcado deterioro en su estado de salud, I've noticed that her health has deteriorated considerably
    2 (de un cuadro, edificio) damage: estos edificios han sufrido un deterioro notable, these buildings have deteriorated quite a bit
    (de una máquina, zapatos, etc) wear: es normal que después de un uso intensivo los zapatos muestren señales de deterioro, it's normal for shoes to show wear and tear after constant use
    ' deterioro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    causa
    - daño
    - decadencia
    - frenar
    English:
    damage
    - decline
    - deterioration
    - decay
    - degeneration
    * * *
    1. [daño] damage;
    sufrir deterioro to be damaged;
    la mercancía no sufrió deterioro alguno the goods were not damaged at all
    2. [empeoramiento] deterioration;
    las relaciones entre ambos países han experimentado un serio deterioro relations between the two countries have deteriorated considerably;
    el deterioro de la situación the worsening of o deterioration in the situation;
    el progresivo deterioro de los servicios públicos the progressive deterioration in public services;
    el deterioro medioambiental the deterioration of the environment
    * * *
    m deterioration
    * * *
    1) : deterioration, wear
    2) : worsening, decline

    Spanish-English dictionary > deterioro

  • 774 devastar

    v.
    to devastate.
    El fuego barrió con todo el pueblo The fire devastated the village.
    * * *
    1 to devastate, ravage, lay waste
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to devastate
    * * *
    = devastate, wreak + devastation, rack [wrack], wreak + destruction, lay + waste to, shatter, desolate.
    Ex. The article 'Sorting a mountain of books' relates how when the law library was devastated by fire what had been a library became a jumble of 100,000 books and periodicals.
    Ex. This article describes the experiences of a fledgling information system in dealing with a hurricane which wreaked devastation on some of the most remote areas of Hawaii = Este artículo describe las experiencias de un sistema de información nuevo al verse afectado por un huracán que devastó algunas de las zonas más remotas de Hawaii.
    Ex. Both countries that have been wracked for the last ten years by violent civil wars.
    Ex. The author laments the demise of the paper card catalogue as a 'paroxysm of shortsightedness and antiintellectualism' on the part of over zealous librarians, wreaking destruction in a class with the burning of the library at Alexandria.
    Ex. The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.
    Ex. Her feeling of well-being was soon rudely shattered.
    Ex. You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs; you cannot destroy the practices of barbarism which for centuries have desolated Africa without the use of force.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to devastate
    * * *
    = devastate, wreak + devastation, rack [wrack], wreak + destruction, lay + waste to, shatter, desolate.

    Ex: The article 'Sorting a mountain of books' relates how when the law library was devastated by fire what had been a library became a jumble of 100,000 books and periodicals.

    Ex: This article describes the experiences of a fledgling information system in dealing with a hurricane which wreaked devastation on some of the most remote areas of Hawaii = Este artículo describe las experiencias de un sistema de información nuevo al verse afectado por un huracán que devastó algunas de las zonas más remotas de Hawaii.
    Ex: Both countries that have been wracked for the last ten years by violent civil wars.
    Ex: The author laments the demise of the paper card catalogue as a 'paroxysm of shortsightedness and antiintellectualism' on the part of over zealous librarians, wreaking destruction in a class with the burning of the library at Alexandria.
    Ex: The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.
    Ex: Her feeling of well-being was soon rudely shattered.
    Ex: You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs; you cannot destroy the practices of barbarism which for centuries have desolated Africa without the use of force.

    * * *
    devastar [A1 ]
    vt
    to devastate
    * * *

    devastar ( conjugate devastar) verbo transitivo
    to devastate
    devastar verbo transitivo to devastate
    ' devastar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    devastate
    - ravage
    * * *
    to devastate
    * * *
    v/t devastate
    * * *
    : to devastate

    Spanish-English dictionary > devastar

  • 775 diametralmente opuesto a

    = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to
    Ex. The library as an institution of learning stands diametrically opposed to censorship = La biblioteca como institución del saber está diametralmente opuesta a la censura.
    Ex. It is also possible that the paper was written by a professional whose views are diametrically opposite to those of the abstractor.
    * * *
    = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to

    Ex: The library as an institution of learning stands diametrically opposed to censorship = La biblioteca como institución del saber está diametralmente opuesta a la censura.

    Ex: It is also possible that the paper was written by a professional whose views are diametrically opposite to those of the abstractor.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diametralmente opuesto a

  • 776 diario matinal

    m.
    morning newspaper, morning paper.
    * * *
    (n.) = morning newspaper, morning paper
    Ex. The morning newspaper was an avid supporter of Miller and claimed he was 'as strong as an ox'.
    Ex. Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    * * *
    (n.) = morning newspaper, morning paper

    Ex: The morning newspaper was an avid supporter of Miller and claimed he was 'as strong as an ox'.

    Ex: Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diario matinal

  • 777 diario matutino

    m.
    morning paper, morning newspaper.
    * * *
    (n.) = morning newspaper, morning paper
    Ex. The morning newspaper was an avid supporter of Miller and claimed he was 'as strong as an ox'.
    Ex. Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    * * *
    (n.) = morning newspaper, morning paper

    Ex: The morning newspaper was an avid supporter of Miller and claimed he was 'as strong as an ox'.

    Ex: Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diario matutino

  • 778 diario vespertino

    m.
    evening newspaper.
    * * *
    (n.) = evening newspaper, evening paper
    Ex. I don't see what place an evening newspaper can have in modern life.
    Ex. A century ago there were more than three times as many evening papers as morning ones.
    * * *
    (n.) = evening newspaper, evening paper

    Ex: I don't see what place an evening newspaper can have in modern life.

    Ex: A century ago there were more than three times as many evening papers as morning ones.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diario vespertino

  • 779 diario1

    1 = daily newspaper, diary, newspaper, journal, logbook [log book].
    Ex. This article studies how news library staff and editorial staff in a large metropolitan daily newspaper perceive the contribution of the news library to newsmaking.
    Ex. A diary is a document recording the day-to-day life of the author.
    Ex. A newspaper is a periodical appearing at very frequent intervals and giving the latest information on current events often with comments.
    Ex. When Captain Cook's 'Endeavour' journal came up for auction in London, in 1923, it was keenly sought by many libraries.
    Ex. With questionnaires, logbooks and interviews, the researcher was able to assess attitudes to and learning during the programmes.
    ----
    * diario automático de trabajo = time log.
    * diario de abordo = logbook [log book].
    * diario de campo = field notebook.
    * diario de navegación = logbook [log book].
    * diario de viajes = travel journal.
    * diario de vuelo = logbook [log book].
    * diario matinal = morning newspaper, morning paper.
    * diario matutino = morning newspaper, morning paper.
    * diario vespertino = evening newspaper, evening paper.
    * diario web = Web log [Weblog].
    * entrada de diario = journal entry.
    * escritor de diarios = diarist.
    * llevar un diario de trabajo = keep + diary.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diario1

  • 780 dibujar

    v.
    to draw, to sketch.
    * * *
    1 to draw, sketch
    2 TÉCNICA to design
    3 figurado (describir) to describe
    1 (mostrarse) to appear, be outlined
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Arte) to draw, sketch
    2) (Téc) to design
    3) (=describir) to sketch, describe
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Art) to draw, sketch; < plano> to draw
    b) ( describir)
    2.
    dibujar vi to draw
    3.
    dibujarse v pron
    a) (liter) ( perfilarse) forma/contorno to be outlined
    b) (liter) ( mostrarse) sonrisa to appear
    * * *
    = trace, plot, pattern, chart, draw.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado drew, participio drawn.
    Ex. Cleo Passantino produced a long sheet of graph paper with a sawtooth squiggle traced down the center of it.
    Ex. The technique 'Trend Projection' graphically plots future trends based on past experience.
    Ex. Soon he found himself fronting a door, on which were elaborately patterned the words 'Newspaper Room'.
    Ex. This article describes how Australia was depicted on early maps of the world charted by the Portuguese and Dutch seafarers from 1452 to the present day.
    Ex. At every instant the darkness of the line being drawn is made equal to the darkness of the point on the picture being observed by the photocell.
    ----
    * dibujar deprisa = dash off.
    * dibujarse = shadow.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Art) to draw, sketch; < plano> to draw
    b) ( describir)
    2.
    dibujar vi to draw
    3.
    dibujarse v pron
    a) (liter) ( perfilarse) forma/contorno to be outlined
    b) (liter) ( mostrarse) sonrisa to appear
    * * *
    = trace, plot, pattern, chart, draw.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado drew, participio drawn.

    Ex: Cleo Passantino produced a long sheet of graph paper with a sawtooth squiggle traced down the center of it.

    Ex: The technique 'Trend Projection' graphically plots future trends based on past experience.
    Ex: Soon he found himself fronting a door, on which were elaborately patterned the words 'Newspaper Room'.
    Ex: This article describes how Australia was depicted on early maps of the world charted by the Portuguese and Dutch seafarers from 1452 to the present day.
    Ex: At every instant the darkness of the line being drawn is made equal to the darkness of the point on the picture being observed by the photocell.
    * dibujar deprisa = dash off.
    * dibujarse = shadow.

    * * *
    dibujar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ( Art) to draw, sketch; ‹plano› to draw
    dibujar a mano alzada to draw freehand
    2
    (describir): nos dibujó un cuadro pesimista del futuro he painted a gloomy picture of the future
    los personajes están muy bien dibujados the characters are very well drawn o portrayed
    ■ dibujar
    vi
    to draw
    1 ( liter) (perfilarse) «forma/contorno» to be outlined
    2 ( liter)
    (mostrarse): una sonrisa se dibujó en sus labios a smile appeared on o ( liter) played around her lips
    tiene el dolor dibujado en la cara the pain shows in o is etched on his face
    * * *

     

    dibujar ( conjugate dibujar) verbo transitivo/intransitivo
    to draw;

    dibujar verbo transitivo to draw: dibújame un boceto de tu casa de campo, sketch your country house for me

    ' dibujar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pintar
    - plantilla
    - saber
    - circunferencia
    - garabatear
    - pulso
    English:
    draw
    - graph
    - outline
    - picture
    - sketch
    - stencil
    * * *
    vt
    1. [trazar a lápiz, bolígrafo] to draw
    2. [describir]
    dibujó un oscuro panorama para la economía she painted a bleak future for the economy;
    la novela dibuja el Londres victoriano the novel portrays Victorian London
    vi
    to draw
    * * *
    v/t draw; fig
    describe
    * * *
    1) : to draw, to sketch
    2) : to portray, to depict
    * * *
    dibujar vb to draw [pt. drew; pp. drawn]

    Spanish-English dictionary > dibujar

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