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spiraled

  • 1 abrirse en espiral

    (v.) = spiral out
    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    * * *
    (v.) = spiral out

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrirse en espiral

  • 2 acolchado

    adj.
    padded, quilted.
    m.
    1 quilt.
    2 padding, quilting.
    3 mulching.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: acolchar.
    * * *
    1 padding, quilting
    ————————
    1→ link=acolchar acolchar
    1 (superficie) padded; (prenda) quilted
    1 padding, quilting
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [tela] quilted, padded; [sobre] padded
    2. SM
    1) [de tela] quilting; [de sobre] padding
    2) Cono Sur eiderdown
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <bata/tela> quilted; < pared> padded
    II
    a) (de puerta, pared) padding
    b) (RPl) ( colcha) eiderdown
    * * *
    = cushioned, quilted.
    Ex. Last year I did not prefer cushioned running shoes, but now I'm a year older with new aches and pains, so I want a shoe with added support.
    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    ----
    * acolchado con papel = paper padded.
    * acolchado con plástico de burbujas = bubble padded.
    * chaleco acolchado = body warmer.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <bata/tela> quilted; < pared> padded
    II
    a) (de puerta, pared) padding
    b) (RPl) ( colcha) eiderdown
    * * *
    = cushioned, quilted.

    Ex: Last year I did not prefer cushioned running shoes, but now I'm a year older with new aches and pains, so I want a shoe with added support.

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    * acolchado con papel = paper padded.
    * acolchado con plástico de burbujas = bubble padded.
    * chaleco acolchado = body warmer.

    * * *
    acolchado1 -da
    1 ‹bata/tela› quilted
    2 ‹pared› padded
    1 (de una puerta, pared) padding
    2 ( RPl) (colcha) eiderdown
    * * *

    Del verbo acolchar: ( conjugate acolchar)

    acolchado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    acolchado    
    acolchar
    acolchar,


    pared/puerta to pad
    acolchado,-a adj (tela, prenda) quilted
    (pared, etc) padded
    acolchar verbo transitivo
    1 (los suelos, las paredes) to pad
    2 (una tela, una prenda) to quilt
    ' acolchado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acolchada
    - chaleco
    English:
    quilted
    - pad
    - quilt
    * * *
    acolchado, -a
    adj
    1. [tela]
    tela acolchada quilted material
    2. [puerta] padded
    nm
    RP [edredón] bedspread
    * * *
    Rpl
    I adj quilted
    II m bedspread

    Spanish-English dictionary > acolchado

  • 3 arquitectura histórica

    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    * * *

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arquitectura histórica

  • 4 convertirse en

    v.
    to become, to get to be, to turn into, to change into.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = grow into, blossom into, spiral into, grow up into, develop into
    Ex. By adulthood the child's literary consciousness has grown into a full-bodied appreciation of the work of the great imaginative writers.
    Ex. Their professional relationship soon blossomed into a personal one, and a year later they became engaged.
    Ex. These interests, in turn, spiraled into imaginative, powerful learning experiences.
    Ex. Smart and speedy start-ups blindside mature companies with their inventiveness then grow up into mature companies and are outsmarted in their turn.
    Ex. A method has been devised to induce embryonic stem cells to develop into bone marrow and blood cells.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow into, blossom into, spiral into, grow up into, develop into

    Ex: By adulthood the child's literary consciousness has grown into a full-bodied appreciation of the work of the great imaginative writers.

    Ex: Their professional relationship soon blossomed into a personal one, and a year later they became engaged.
    Ex: These interests, in turn, spiraled into imaginative, powerful learning experiences.
    Ex: Smart and speedy start-ups blindside mature companies with their inventiveness then grow up into mature companies and are outsmarted in their turn.
    Ex: A method has been devised to induce embryonic stem cells to develop into bone marrow and blood cells.

    Spanish-English dictionary > convertirse en

  • 5 cuadruplicarse

    VPR to quadruple, increase fourfold
    * * *
    (v.) = quadruple
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    * * *
    (v.) = quadruple

    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.

    * * *
    vpr
    to quadruple, to increase fourfold
    * * *
    vr

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuadruplicarse

  • 6 dispararse

    1 (arma) to go off, fire; (despertador) to go off
    2 figurado (correr) to dash off, rush off
    3 figurado (precios) to shoot up
    4 figurado (saltar fuera de razón) to blow up, explode
    * * *
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [arma de fuego] to go off, fire
    2) [alarma] to go off
    3) [consumo, precios, inflación] to shoot up, rocket
    4) [pánico, violencia] to take hold
    5) [al hablar] to get carried away *
    6) LAm (=marcharse) to rush off, shoot off *
    * * *
    = astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.
    Ex. The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.
    Ex. With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
    Ex. Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
    Ex. Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex. The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
    Ex. Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
    Ex. The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
    Ex. If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
    Ex. You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
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    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * dispararse de = shoot out of.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
    * precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.
    * * *
    = astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.

    Ex: The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.

    Ex: With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
    Ex: Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
    Ex: Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex: The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
    Ex: Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
    Ex: The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
    Ex: If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
    Ex: You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * dispararse de = shoot out of.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
    * precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.

    * * *

    ■dispararse verbo reflexivo
    1 (una pistola) to go off, fire
    2 (los precios) to rocket
    ' dispararse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disparar
    English:
    rocket
    - shoot up
    - soar
    - bang
    - explode
    - go
    - shoot
    - spiral
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [arma, alarma, flash] to go off;
    se le disparó el arma his gun went off
    2. [precios, inflación] to shoot up
    3. [precipitarse] [persona] to rush off;
    [caballo] to bolt
    * * *
    v/r
    1 de arma, alarma go off
    2 de precios rise dramatically, rocket fam
    * * *
    vr
    : to shoot up, to skyrocket
    * * *
    1. (arma, alarma) to go off
    2. (precios, etc) to shoot up [pt. & pp. shot]

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispararse

  • 7 dispararse fuera de control

    (v.) = spiral + out of control
    Ex. He warns America not to make the same mistakes as the world made in the 1930s, when the world economy spiraled out of control, laying the seeds for the rise of fascism.
    * * *
    (v.) = spiral + out of control

    Ex: He warns America not to make the same mistakes as the world made in the 1930s, when the world economy spiraled out of control, laying the seeds for the rise of fascism.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispararse fuera de control

  • 8 enguatado

    = quilted, quilt-making.
    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    * * *
    = quilted, quilt-making.

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

    * * *
    ( Esp) ‹chaqueta› padded; ‹colcha› quilted
    * * *
    enguatado, -a adj
    [colcha, chaqueta] padded

    Spanish-English dictionary > enguatado

  • 9 escalar

    v.
    1 to climb.
    Elsa escaló el monte Elsa climbed the hill.
    2 to increase, to move up, to augment, to escalate.
    Ellos escalaron los precios They increased the prices.
    3 to scale up, to increase.
    Ellos escalaron las inversiones They scaled up the investments.
    4 to go climbing, to climb.
    Elsa y María escalaron ayer Elsa and Mary went climbing yesterday.
    5 to commit burglary.
    Ellos escalan en este barrio They commit burglary in this neighborhood.
    * * *
    1 (montaña) to climb; (pendiente) to scale
    2 (asaltar) to burgle
    3 figurado (subir) to climb; (armas, guerra) to escalate
    * * *
    verb
    1) to climb, scale
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ montaña] to climb, scale
    2) [+ casa] to burgle, burglarize (EEUU), break into
    3) [en la escala social] to scale, rise to
    4) (Inform) (=reducir) to scale down; (=aumentar) to scale up
    2. VI
    1) [alpinista] to climb
    2) [en la escala social] to climb the social ladder, get on, go up in the world *
    3) (Náut) to call, put in (en at)
    4) (Mil, Pol) to escalate
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <montaña/pared> to climb, scale; (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    2) (Inf) ( reducir) to scale down; ( aumentar) to scale up
    2.
    1) (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    2) (Náut)
    * * *
    = climb, spiral, scale.
    Ex. Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex. You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    ----
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * escalar una montaña = scale + mountain.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <montaña/pared> to climb, scale; (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    2) (Inf) ( reducir) to scale down; ( aumentar) to scale up
    2.
    1) (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    2) (Náut)
    * * *
    = climb, spiral, scale.

    Ex: Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.

    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * escalar una montaña = scale + mountain.

    * * *
    escalar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹montaña/pared› to climb, scale
    la canción sigue escalando puestos en las listas the song is still climbing up the charts
    B ( Inf) (reducir) to scale down; (aumentar) to scale up
    ■ escalar
    vi
    A ( Dep) to climb, go climbing
    B ( Náut):
    escalar en un puerto to put in at a port
    Finnshipping escalará semanalmente en Barcelona Finnshipping will dock at o put in at Barcelona once a week
    * * *

     

    escalar ( conjugate escalar) verbo transitivomontaña/pared to climb, scale;
    (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    verbo intransitivo (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    escalar
    I verbo transitivo to climb, scale
    II adjetivo Elec
    ♦ Locuciones: magnitud escalar, scalar quantitity
    ' escalar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    brío
    English:
    arduous
    - climb
    - scale
    - ascend
    - spiral
    * * *
    vt
    1. [montaña, pared] to climb
    2. [en jerarquía, lista, ranking] to climb;
    ha escalado varios puestos en el ranking de la ATP he has risen several places in the ATP ranking
    vi
    1. [por montaña, pared] to climb
    2. [en jerarquía, lista, ranking] to rise
    * * *
    I v/t climb, scale;
    escalar un alto puesto rise to a high position
    II v/i climb
    * * *
    : to climb, to scale
    1) : to go climbing
    2) : to escalate
    * * *
    escalar vb to climb

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalar

  • 10 escalonar

    v.
    1 to spread out.
    2 to terrace (terreno).
    3 to tier, to arrange in tiers.
    Ricardo escalonó las latas Richard tiered=arranged in tiers the cans.
    4 to plan in stages, to rank, to echelon, to phase.
    Ella escalonó el procedimiento She planned the procedure in stages.
    * * *
    1 (espaciar) to place at intervals, space out
    2 (graduar) to grade
    3 (cabello) to layer, cut in layers
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=distribuir) [gen] to spread out at intervals; [+ tierra] to terrace; [+ horas de trabajo] to stagger; [+ novedad] to phase in
    2) (Mil) to echelon
    3) (Med) [+ dosis] to regulate
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <pagos/vacaciones> to stagger; < terreno> to terrace
    * * *
    = lay out in + stages, grade, stagger, phase in, graduate, spiral.
    Nota: Tiempo pasado spiralled-UK/spiraled-USA, participio presente spiralling-UK/spiraling-US.
    Ex. These goals are presented in some kind of time frame, with the ultimate goals being in the future, and specific objectives for achieving the goals laid out in stages.
    Ex. In an area study the emphasis should be about equal, in a case or comparative study it should be graded depending on the focus of interest.
    Ex. How about staggering lunch hours and break times? We could send smokers at one time and non-smokers at another.
    Ex. The new pricing scheme will be phased in gradually, the plan being to reduce connect fees as other fees are increased.
    Ex. This article discusses whether library service fees should be graduated.
    Ex. The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <pagos/vacaciones> to stagger; < terreno> to terrace
    * * *
    = lay out in + stages, grade, stagger, phase in, graduate, spiral.
    Nota: Tiempo pasado spiralled-UK/spiraled-USA, participio presente spiralling-UK/spiraling-US.

    Ex: These goals are presented in some kind of time frame, with the ultimate goals being in the future, and specific objectives for achieving the goals laid out in stages.

    Ex: In an area study the emphasis should be about equal, in a case or comparative study it should be graded depending on the focus of interest.
    Ex: How about staggering lunch hours and break times? We could send smokers at one time and non-smokers at another.
    Ex: The new pricing scheme will be phased in gradually, the plan being to reduce connect fees as other fees are increased.
    Ex: This article discusses whether library service fees should be graduated.
    Ex: The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.

    * * *
    escalonar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹pagos/vacaciones› to stagger
    2 ‹terreno› to terrace
    * * *

    escalonar ( conjugate escalonar) verbo transitivopagos/vacaciones to stagger;
    terreno to terrace
    escalonar verbo transitivo
    1 (distribuir en el tiempo) to stagger
    2 (en el tiempo) to space out: este año vamos a escalonar nuestras vacaciones, we are going to stagger our holiday times this year
    ' escalonar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    stagger
    * * *
    1. [en el tiempo] to stagger, to phase
    2. [terreno] to terrace
    * * *
    v/t
    1 en tiempo stagger
    2 terreno terrace
    * * *
    1) : to terrace
    2) : to stagger, to alternate

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalonar

  • 11 guateado

    1→ link=guatear guatear
    1 padded, quilted
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.
    * * *

    Ex: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

    * * *
    ( Esp) padded, quilted
    * * *

    Del verbo guatear: ( conjugate guatear)

    guateado es:

    el participio

    guateado,-a adjetivo padded
    bata guateada, quilted bathrobe
    ' guateado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    guateada
    English:
    quilted
    * * *
    guateado, -a adj
    padded

    Spanish-English dictionary > guateado

  • 12 introducir escalonadamente

    (v.) = spiral
    Ex. The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.
    * * *
    (v.) = spiral

    Ex: The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.

    Spanish-English dictionary > introducir escalonadamente

  • 13 introducir progresivamente

    (v.) = spiral
    Ex. The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.
    * * *
    (v.) = spiral

    Ex: The paper identifies and discusses seven concepts that should be spiraled throughout the curriculum and examined in each social context.

    Spanish-English dictionary > introducir progresivamente

  • 14 plantar la semilla

    (v.) = lay + the seeds
    Ex. He warns America not to make the same mistakes as the world made in the 1930s, when the world economy spiraled out of control, laying the seeds for the rise of fascism.
    * * *
    (v.) = lay + the seeds

    Ex: He warns America not to make the same mistakes as the world made in the 1930s, when the world economy spiraled out of control, laying the seeds for the rise of fascism.

    Spanish-English dictionary > plantar la semilla

  • 15 quintuplicarse

    el número de casos se ha quintuplicado — the number of cases has increased fivefold, there has been a fivefold increase in the number of cases

    * * *
    (v.) = quintuple
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    * * *
    (v.) = quintuple

    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.

    * * *
    vpr
    to increase fivefold

    Spanish-English dictionary > quintuplicarse

  • 16 acaracolado

    adj.
    1 spiral, winding.
    2 spiral-shaped, spiraled, spiral, twisting.
    3 cochleate.
    * * *
    1 spiral-shaped
    2 (cabello) very curly, in corkscrew curls
    * * *
    ADJ spiral antes de s, winding, twisting

    Spanish-English dictionary > acaracolado

  • 17 espirea

    Spanish-English dictionary > espirea

  • 18 acaracolado

    • spiral-shaped
    • spiraled

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > acaracolado

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