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storing room

  • 1 almacén

    m.
    1 store, establishment, shop, department store.
    2 storehouse, depository, warehouse, depot.
    3 grocery, grocery store, grocery shop, bodega.
    4 grocer, grocery, grocer's shop.
    * * *
    1 (local) warehouse, storehouse
    2 (habitación) storeroom
    1 department store sing
    \
    grandes almacenes department store sing
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de mercancías] warehouse, store

    tener algo en almacén(=de reserva) to have sth in store; (Com) to stock sth

    almacén depositario — (Com) depository

    2) (Mec, Mil) magazine
    3) (=tienda) shop, store

    almacenes, grandes almacenes — department store sing

    4) LAm (=tienda de comestibles) grocer's (shop)
    * * *
    a) ( depósito) warehouse
    b) (CS) ( de comestibles) grocery store (AmE), grocer's (shop) (BrE)
    c) (AmC, Col, Ven) (de ropa, etc) store (AmE), shop (BrE)
    d) ( de mayorista) wholesaler's
    e) almacenes masculino plural department store
    * * *
    = storehouse, warehouse, storeroom [store-room], storing room, depot, stockroom, storage facility, storage room.
    Ex. The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex. Our warehouse shelter a 13 metre high, 60 ton ammonia retort and a 37 metre wingspan airliner.
    Ex. Mathematical models are presented that describe the diffusion of gaseous pollutants from the air in a storeroom into protective containers and the reaction with the documents lying in them.
    Ex. It is unlikely for libraries in poor countries to set up a special building or storing room and finance its maintenance.
    Ex. The depot buys the books for the schools and passes on to them some of the discount it receives by buying direct from the publishers.
    Ex. Among the causes of damage to archival records, temperature, moisture content, and pollution of the air in stockrooms play an important role.
    Ex. Due to a seasonal demand, when the storage facility is full this product has to be dumped into the quarry using dumpers.
    Ex. All storage rooms where flammable liquids are stored should have restricted access and be properly identified.
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    * almacén de libros = book-warehouse.
    * almacén de maderas = lumberyard, timber yard.
    * almacén de papelería = stationery store.
    * almacén frigorífico = freezer warehouse.
    * encargado del almacén = warehouse keeper, warehouseman [warehousemen, pl.].
    * grandes almacenes = department store.
    * * *
    a) ( depósito) warehouse
    b) (CS) ( de comestibles) grocery store (AmE), grocer's (shop) (BrE)
    c) (AmC, Col, Ven) (de ropa, etc) store (AmE), shop (BrE)
    d) ( de mayorista) wholesaler's
    e) almacenes masculino plural department store
    * * *
    = storehouse, warehouse, storeroom [store-room], storing room, depot, stockroom, storage facility, storage room.

    Ex: The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.

    Ex: Our warehouse shelter a 13 metre high, 60 ton ammonia retort and a 37 metre wingspan airliner.
    Ex: Mathematical models are presented that describe the diffusion of gaseous pollutants from the air in a storeroom into protective containers and the reaction with the documents lying in them.
    Ex: It is unlikely for libraries in poor countries to set up a special building or storing room and finance its maintenance.
    Ex: The depot buys the books for the schools and passes on to them some of the discount it receives by buying direct from the publishers.
    Ex: Among the causes of damage to archival records, temperature, moisture content, and pollution of the air in stockrooms play an important role.
    Ex: Due to a seasonal demand, when the storage facility is full this product has to be dumped into the quarry using dumpers.
    Ex: All storage rooms where flammable liquids are stored should have restricted access and be properly identified.
    * almacén de libros = book-warehouse.
    * almacén de maderas = lumberyard, timber yard.
    * almacén de papelería = stationery store.
    * almacén frigorífico = freezer warehouse.
    * encargado del almacén = warehouse keeper, warehouseman [warehousemen, pl.].
    * grandes almacenes = department store.

    * * *
    1 (depósito) warehouse
    2 (CS) (de comestibles) grocery store ( AmE), grocer's (shop) ( BrE)
    3 (AmC, Col, Ven) (de ropa, etc) store ( AmE), shop ( BrE)
    4 (de mayorista) wholesaler's
    5 almacenes mpl department store grande1 (↑ grande (1))
    Compuesto:
    (CS) general store
    * * *

     

    almacén sustantivo masculino


    c) (AmC, Col, Ven) (de ropa, etc) store (AmE), shop (BrE)


    e)

    almacenes sustantivo masculino plural

    department store
    almacén sustantivo masculino
    1 (depósito de mercancías) warehouse
    2 (tienda de venta al por mayor) wholesaler's
    3 LAm (tienda de comestibles) grocer's shop
    4 Com (grandes) almacenes, department store sing
    ' almacén' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    nave
    - pajar
    - bodega
    - depósito
    - galpón
    - polvorín
    English:
    arsenal
    - bonded warehouse
    - cash-and-carry
    - depot
    - ex
    - repository
    - stack
    - store
    - timber-yard
    - warehouse
    - woodshed
    - general
    - grocer
    - grocery
    - lumber
    - stock
    * * *
    1. [para guardar] warehouse
    almacén frigorífico refrigerated storehouse;
    almacén de mercancías Br goods o US freight depot
    2. [tienda] store, shop;
    (grandes) almacenes department store
    3. Andes, RP [de alimentos] grocer's (shop), grocery store
    4. CAm [de ropa] clothes shop
    * * *
    m
    1 warehouse
    2 ( tienda) store, Br
    shop;
    grandes almacenes pl department store sg
    3 Andes, Rpl
    grocery store, Br
    grocer’s
    * * *
    almacén nm, pl - cenes
    1) bodega: warehouse, storehouse
    2) tienda: shop, store
    3)
    gran almacén Spain : department store
    * * *
    1. (edificio) warehouse
    2. (habitación) storeroom

    Spanish-English dictionary > almacén

  • 2 depósito1

    1 = depository, repository, reservoir, storehouse, warehouse, storage tank, stack area, storeroom [store-room], storing room, stackroom [stack room, stack-room], tank, depot, stockroom, reservoir, storage facility, storage room, pool.
    Ex. She began her career at Central Missouri State University where she was Head of the Documents depository.
    Ex. Libraries are the repositories of the records produced and they have been aptly described as standing in the same relationship to society as does the memory to the individual.
    Ex. The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex. The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex. Our warehouse shelter a 13 metre high, 60 ton ammonia retort and a 37 metre wingspan airliner.
    Ex. Locate technical reports that discuss the design of storage tanks for hazardous materials.
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. Mathematical models are presented that describe the diffusion of gaseous pollutants from the air in a storeroom into protective containers and the reaction with the documents lying in them.
    Ex. It is unlikely for libraries in poor countries to set up a special building or storing room and finance its maintenance.
    Ex. The lower level consists of the general workroom, librarian's office, bindery, stackroom, staff restroom, and soundproof listening rooms for students.
    Ex. All air entering the building should be pumped through tanks of water to remove pollutants.
    Ex. The depot buys the books for the schools and passes on to them some of the discount it receives by buying direct from the publishers.
    Ex. Among the causes of damage to archival records, temperature, moisture content, and pollution of the air in stockrooms play an important role.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Tapping a serviceable resevoir: the selection of periodicals for art libraries'.
    Ex. Due to a seasonal demand, when the storage facility is full this product has to be dumped into the quarry using dumpers.
    Ex. All storage rooms where flammable liquids are stored should have restricted access and be properly identified.
    Ex. Forming a pool, the participants share the cataloguing work and receive the contributions from all the others = Formando un fondo común, los participantes comparten el trabajo de catalogación y reciben las aportaciones de los demás.
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    * creación de depósitos de datos = data warehousing.
    * depósito anejo = remote storage.
    * depósito de agua elevado = water tower.
    * depósito de archivo = archival depot, archives depot.
    * depósito de armas = ammunition dump, ammunition compound, ammunition depot, ammo depot.
    * depósito de cadáveres = morgue, mortuary.
    * depósito de datos = data warehouse.
    * depósito de documentos digitales = repository.
    * depósito de documentos electrónicos = repository.
    * depósito de libros = book depot.
    * depósito de muebles = furniture warehouse, furniture repository.
    * depósito de préstamos después de las horas de apertura = after-hours book drop.
    * depósito de recursos electrónicos = electronic repository [e-repository].
    * depósito de reserva = local reserve store, reserve store.
    * depósito de seguridad = storage vault.
    * depósito para el detergente = detergent tank.
    * depósito petrolero = oil reservoir.
    * llenar el depósito = gas up.
    * petición del depósito = stack request.

    Spanish-English dictionary > depósito1

  • 3 depósito

    m.
    1 deposit, down payment, depositum.
    2 storehouse, warehouse, depot, stockroom.
    3 dump.
    4 reservoir, recipient, tank.
    5 bed, vein, deposit, stratum.
    6 morgue.
    7 retainer.
    * * *
    2 (almacén) store, warehouse, depot
    3 (financiero) deposit
    4 (sedimento) deposit, sediment
    \
    en depósito in bond
    depósito de cadáveres mortuary, morgue
    depósito de municiones ammunition dump
    depósito de objetos perdidos lost property office, US lost-and-found department
    depósito legal copyright
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) storehouse, warehouse
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=contenedor) [gen] tank

    depósito de agua(=tanque) water tank, cistern; (=pantano) reservoir

    depósito de gasolina — petrol tank, gas tank (EEUU)

    2) (=almacén) [de mercancías] warehouse, depot; [de animales, coches] pound; (Mil) depot; [de desechos] dump

    depósito de alimentación — (Inform) feeder bin

    depósito de basura — rubbish dump, tip

    depósito de cadáveres — mortuary, morgue

    depósito de equipajes — left-luggage office, checkroom (EEUU)

    depósito de locomotoras — engine shed, roundhouse (EEUU)

    depósito de maderas — timber yard, lumber yard (EEUU)

    3) (Com, Econ) deposit
    4) (Quím) sediment, deposit
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( almacén) warehouse

    en depósitoin storage o (BrE) in store

    b) ( tanque) tank
    2) ( sedimento) deposit, sediment; ( yacimiento) deposit
    3) (Fin)
    a) ( AmL) ( en una cuenta) deposit

    hacer un depósitoto deposit o (BrE) pay in some money

    b) ( garantía) deposit

    dejé un depósito de 5.000 euros or dejé 5.000 euros en depósito — I left a 5,000 euro deposit

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( almacén) warehouse

    en depósitoin storage o (BrE) in store

    b) ( tanque) tank
    2) ( sedimento) deposit, sediment; ( yacimiento) deposit
    3) (Fin)
    a) ( AmL) ( en una cuenta) deposit

    hacer un depósitoto deposit o (BrE) pay in some money

    b) ( garantía) deposit

    dejé un depósito de 5.000 euros or dejé 5.000 euros en depósito — I left a 5,000 euro deposit

    * * *
    depósito1
    1 = depository, repository, reservoir, storehouse, warehouse, storage tank, stack area, storeroom [store-room], storing room, stackroom [stack room, stack-room], tank, depot, stockroom, reservoir, storage facility, storage room, pool.

    Ex: She began her career at Central Missouri State University where she was Head of the Documents depository.

    Ex: Libraries are the repositories of the records produced and they have been aptly described as standing in the same relationship to society as does the memory to the individual.
    Ex: The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex: The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex: Our warehouse shelter a 13 metre high, 60 ton ammonia retort and a 37 metre wingspan airliner.
    Ex: Locate technical reports that discuss the design of storage tanks for hazardous materials.
    Ex: All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex: Mathematical models are presented that describe the diffusion of gaseous pollutants from the air in a storeroom into protective containers and the reaction with the documents lying in them.
    Ex: It is unlikely for libraries in poor countries to set up a special building or storing room and finance its maintenance.
    Ex: The lower level consists of the general workroom, librarian's office, bindery, stackroom, staff restroom, and soundproof listening rooms for students.
    Ex: All air entering the building should be pumped through tanks of water to remove pollutants.
    Ex: The depot buys the books for the schools and passes on to them some of the discount it receives by buying direct from the publishers.
    Ex: Among the causes of damage to archival records, temperature, moisture content, and pollution of the air in stockrooms play an important role.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Tapping a serviceable resevoir: the selection of periodicals for art libraries'.
    Ex: Due to a seasonal demand, when the storage facility is full this product has to be dumped into the quarry using dumpers.
    Ex: All storage rooms where flammable liquids are stored should have restricted access and be properly identified.
    Ex: Forming a pool, the participants share the cataloguing work and receive the contributions from all the others = Formando un fondo común, los participantes comparten el trabajo de catalogación y reciben las aportaciones de los demás.
    * creación de depósitos de datos = data warehousing.
    * depósito anejo = remote storage.
    * depósito de agua elevado = water tower.
    * depósito de archivo = archival depot, archives depot.
    * depósito de armas = ammunition dump, ammunition compound, ammunition depot, ammo depot.
    * depósito de cadáveres = morgue, mortuary.
    * depósito de datos = data warehouse.
    * depósito de documentos digitales = repository.
    * depósito de documentos electrónicos = repository.
    * depósito de libros = book depot.
    * depósito de muebles = furniture warehouse, furniture repository.
    * depósito de préstamos después de las horas de apertura = after-hours book drop.
    * depósito de recursos electrónicos = electronic repository [e-repository].
    * depósito de reserva = local reserve store, reserve store.
    * depósito de seguridad = storage vault.
    * depósito para el detergente = detergent tank.
    * depósito petrolero = oil reservoir.
    * llenar el depósito = gas up.
    * petición del depósito = stack request.

    depósito2
    2 = deposit, security deposit.

    Ex: Accommodation deposit will be refunded minus $25 handling fee.

    Ex: Legal aid needs of off-campus students are greater due to possible disagreements concerning tenancy, security deposits, utility bills, exterminators, and increased risk of traffic tickets and accidents.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * certificado de depósito = certificate of deposit.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * depósito legal = legal deposit, copyright deposit.
    * garantía en depósito = escrow.

    depósito3
    3 = deposition, silt.

    Ex: The deposition of the copper took a long time, although a large bath could take many moulds at once.

    Ex: But the fertility of the muck and silt topsoil soon made it a profitable farming community.

    * * *
    A
    1 (almacén) warehouse
    depósito de armas arms depot
    depósito de municiones ammunition o munitions dump
    los cuadros llevaban muchos años en depósito the paintings had been in storage o ( BrE) in store for many years
    el género se entregó/se tiene en depósito the goods were supplied/are held on a sale-or-return basis
    2 (tanque) tank
    Compuestos:
    bonded warehouse
    (en una casa) water tank; (lago artificial) reservoir
    morgue, mortuary ( BrE)
    ( Col) checkroom ( AmE), left-luggage office ( BrE)
    gas tank ( AmE), petrol tank ( BrE)
    bonded warehouse
    B (sedimento) deposit, sediment; (yacimiento) deposit
    C
    1 ( AmL) ( Fin) (ingreso) deposit
    hacer un depósito to deposit some money, to pay in some money
    2 (garantía) deposit
    dejé un depósito de 30 euros or dejé 30 euros en depósito I left a 30 euro deposit
    Compuesto:
    depósito a plazo fijo or ( Col) a término fijo
    time deposit ( AmE), fixed-term deposit ( BrE)
    D ( Chi) (de trenes, buses) depot
    * * *

     

    Del verbo depositar: ( conjugate depositar)

    deposito es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    depositó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    depositar    
    depósito
    depositar ( conjugate depositar) verbo transitivo
    1 (frml)
    a) ( colocar) to place, deposit (frml)

    b) ( dejar) to leave, deposit (frml)

    2 (Fin) ‹ dinero to deposit;
    ( en cuenta corriente) (AmL) to deposit, pay in (BrE)
    depósito sustantivo masculino
    1


    depósito de cadáveres morgue, mortuary (BrE)
    b) ( tanque) tank;


    2 ( sedimento) deposit, sediment;
    ( yacimiento) deposit
    3 (Fin)


    depositar verbo transitivo
    1 Fin to deposit
    2 (poner) to place, put [en, on]
    depósito sustantivo masculino
    1 Fin deposit
    2 (contenedor) tank, store
    depósito de cadáveres, mortuary, US morgue
    3 (de sedimentos) deposit 4 depósito legal, legal deposit
    ♦ Locuciones: en depósito, (mercancía) on deposit
    ' depósito' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    almacén
    - cadáver
    - inflamarse
    - llenado
    - reserva
    - tapa
    - adelanto
    - aljibe
    - bodega
    - bodeguero
    - boleta
    - cisterna
    - embalse
    - entrada
    - ingreso
    - reembolsar
    - reembolso
    - reintegrar
    - reintegro
    - resguardo
    - señal
    - tanto
    English:
    bond
    - cap
    - deposit
    - depot
    - down payment
    - dump
    - escrow
    - fill up
    - morgue
    - mortuary
    - petrol tank
    - pound
    - repository
    - store
    - tank
    - top up
    - yard
    - coin
    - gas
    - impound
    - junkyard
    - stock
    - storage
    - warehouse
    * * *
    1. [almacén] [de mercancías] store, warehouse;
    [de armas] dump, arsenal;
    dejar algo en depósito to leave sth as security;
    el Prado tiene numerosos cuadros en depósito the Prado Museum has a large number of paintings in storage
    depósito de automóviles (municipal) Br car pound, US impound lot, US tow lot;
    depósito de cadáveres morgue, mortuary;
    depósito de equipaje Br left luggage office, US baggage room;
    depósito franco bonded warehouse;
    depósito de municiones ammunition dump
    2. [recipiente] tank
    depósito de agua reservoir, water tank;
    depósito compresor pressure tank;
    depósito de gasolina Br petrol tank, US gas tank;
    3. [fianza] deposit;
    dejar una cantidad en depósito to leave a deposit;
    dejamos un depósito de 10.000 pesos we left a deposit of 10,000 pesos
    4. [en cuenta bancaria] deposit;
    hacer un depósito en una cuenta bancaria to pay money into an account
    depósito disponible demand deposit;
    depósito en efectivo cash deposit;
    depósito indistinto joint deposit;
    depósito a plazo fijo Br fixed-term deposit, US time deposit;
    Col depósito a término fijo Br fixed-term deposit, US time deposit;
    depósito a la vista demand deposit
    5. [de polvo, partículas, sedimentos] deposit
    depósitos minerales mineral deposits
    6. depósito legal copyright deposit, legal deposit
    * * *
    m
    1 COM deposit;
    tomar algo en depósito take sth as a deposit
    2 ( almacén) store
    3 de agua, AUTO tank
    * * *
    1) : deposit
    2) : warehouse, storehouse
    * * *
    1. (tanque) tank
    2. (fianza) deposit

    Spanish-English dictionary > depósito

  • 4 grill-room [gril rum]

    m
    • gril
    • gril-room

    Diccionario español-checo > grill-room [gril rum]

  • 5 living room

    • obývací pokoj

    Diccionario español-checo > living room

  • 6 pipi-room

    m
    Cu hajzlík

    Diccionario español-checo > pipi-room

  • 7 bolsa de mano

    (n.) = flight bag, carryall bag, travelbag, soft bag
    Ex. The conference name badge and flight bag are courtesy of EBSCO.
    Ex. Instructional materials can be taken from room to room within the library in mesh carryall bags, rucksacks, and paper carriers.
    Ex. He had a tough time lugging his lumpy, oversized travelbag onto the plane and stuffing it in the overhead bin.
    Ex. The soft bag also features a handy zipper compartment on the top for storing keys, cell phone, etc.
    * * *
    (n.) = flight bag, carryall bag, travelbag, soft bag

    Ex: The conference name badge and flight bag are courtesy of EBSCO.

    Ex: Instructional materials can be taken from room to room within the library in mesh carryall bags, rucksacks, and paper carriers.
    Ex: He had a tough time lugging his lumpy, oversized travelbag onto the plane and stuffing it in the overhead bin.
    Ex: The soft bag also features a handy zipper compartment on the top for storing keys, cell phone, etc.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bolsa de mano

  • 8 espacio2

    2 = capacity, gap, room, slot, space, spacing, spaciousness, span, headroom, elbow room.
    Ex. Marginal storage cards normally have capacity for storing citations and abstracts.
    Ex. New editions will be essentially cumulations and therefore a longer gap will exist between editions.
    Ex. It then displays a screen with room to enter 28 copy numbers.
    Ex. These frames are of different types and have slots also of different types, which can be filled by other frames.
    Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex. Guidelines can be expected to discuss some or all of the following: instructions on the way in which abstracts are to be presented, e.g. typing, paper, layout, spacing.
    Ex. The overall plan of the library is to provide an atmosphere of spaciousness and calm, in contrast to the urban bustle outside = El proyecto general de la biblioteca es ofrecer un ambiente de amplitud y calma, en contraste con el bullicio urbano exterior.
    Ex. The disc held an 18-month span of data from CAB ABSTRACTS.
    Ex. I was also encouraged to read a subscriber to this list has over 40,000 items meaning this software has plenty of headroom = También me sentí animado al leer que un miembro de esta lista tiene más de 40.000 registros lo que significa que este software tiene bastante capacidad.
    Ex. People will work at a higher level when they have adequate elbow room for decision making.
    ----
    * acabarse el espacio = run out of + space.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * agotar el espacio = run out of + space.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorro de espacio = economy of space.
    * asignación de espacio = space allocation.
    * a un solo espacio = single-spaced.
    * barrera espacio-temporal = space-time barrier.
    * compartir espacio = share + space.
    * dejar espacio para = leave + room for.
    * derrochar espacio = waste + space.
    * desperdicio de espacio = space waster.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en un corto espacio de tiempo = in a short space of time.
    * espacio abierto = open space.
    * espacio abierto público = public open space.
    * espacio al aire libre = outdoor space.
    * espacio cerrado = closed space.
    * espacio de almacenamiento = storage space.
    * espacio de almacenamiento en disco = drive storage space.
    * espacio dedicado a estanterías = stack space.
    * espacio destinado a encuentros de todo tipo = meeting space.
    * espacio de trabajo = workspace.
    * espacio en blanco = blank, blank space.
    * espacio en blanco final = trailing blank.
    * espacio en blanco inicial = beginning blank.
    * espacio en disco = disc space.
    * espacio entre columnas = intercolumn spacing.
    * Espacio Europeo para la Educación Superior (EEES) = European Space for Higher Education (ESHE).
    * espacio físico = physical facility, physical space.
    * espacio físico disponible = floor space.
    * espacio interlineal = interline spacing.
    * espacio interpersonal = personal boundaries.
    * espacio libre = vacant space.
    * espacio para las piernas = legroom.
    * espacio para los expositores = display space.
    * espacio para trabajar = workspace.
    * espacio personal = personal space, territorial space, personal space territory.
    * espacio privado = personal space, territorial space, personal space territory.
    * espacio público = public space, public area, commons.
    * espacio público común = commons.
    * espacio reservado para el estudio = study space.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * espacio territorial = territorial space.
    * espacio vacío = vacant space.
    * espacio virtual = virtual space.
    * espacio vital = life-space.
    * falta de espacio = tightness of space.
    * falto de espacio = cramped.
    * invasión del espacio personal = invasion of space.
    * limitaciones de espacio = space constraints.
    * mantenimiento de espacios exteriores = ground maintenance.
    * necesidades de espacio = space requirements.
    * ocupar espacio = occupy + space, take up + space, take up + room.
    * optimizar el espacio de almacenamiento = maximise + storage space.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * que ocupa mucho espacio = space-consuming.
    * que ocupa poco espacio = space-saving.
    * relativo al espacio físico = spatial.
    * rellenar con ceros los espacios vacíos = zero fill.

    Spanish-English dictionary > espacio2

  • 9 capacidad

    f.
    1 capacity (cabida).
    con capacidad para quinientas personas with a capacity of five hundred
    este teatro tiene capacidad para mil doscientos espectadores this theater can seat one thousand two hundred people
    2 ability (aptitud, talento, potencial).
    no tener capacidad para algo/para hacer algo to be no good at something/at doing something
    capacidad adquisitiva purchasing power
    capacidad de concentración ability to concentrate
    capacidad ofensiva fire power
    3 throughput.
    * * *
    1 (gen) capacity
    2 figurado (habilidad) capability, ability
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) ability, capability
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de vehículo, teatro, depósito] capacity

    un disquete con capacidad de 1.44 MB — a diskette with a capacity of 1.44 MB

    capacidad: 40 viajeros sentados — seating capacity: 40

    un avión con capacidad para 155 pasajeros — a 155-seater aircraft, an aircraft that can carry 155 passengers

    capacidad de carga — carrying capacity, freight capacity

    medida 1)
    2) (=habilidad) ability

    capacidad adquisitiva — (Com) purchasing power, buying power

    capacidad de convocatoria[de orador] pulling power; [de huelga, manifestación] appeal, popular appeal

    capacidad de ganancia — (Com) earning power, earning capacity

    capacidad de trabajo, tiene una enorme capacidad de trabajo — she can get through a tremendous amount of work, she has an enormous capacity for hard work

    3) (=autoridad) authority
    4) (Jur) capacity
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competencia) ability
    b) ( potencial) capacity

    capacidad de or para + inf — ability o capacity to + inf

    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros — (Col) they have the capacity to handle more passengers

    c) (Der) capacity
    2) ( cupo) capacity
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competencia) ability
    b) ( potencial) capacity

    capacidad de or para + inf — ability o capacity to + inf

    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros — (Col) they have the capacity to handle more passengers

    c) (Der) capacity
    2) ( cupo) capacity
    * * *
    capacidad1
    1 = ability, capability, competence, appetite, capacity, hat, aptitude, faculty.

    Ex: The ability to search on word stems is particularly valuable where the text to be searched is in free-language format.

    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter and the catalog card but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex: In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex: Such machines will have enourmous appetites.
    Ex: Older people have suffered some losses in sensory and physical capacity, and newer teaching techniques might intimidate them.
    Ex: The city librarian has commonly been a general cultural consultant, often with more than one hat, with the curatorship of the museum and/or art gallery as additional offices.
    Ex: In tracking, schools categorize according to measures of intelligence, achievement, or aptitude and then assign students to ability or interest-grouped classes = En la subdivisión de los alumnos en clases según su nivel académico, las escuelas agrupan a los alumnos de acuerdo con su nivel de inteligencia, habilidad o aptitud y luego los asignan a las clases según su capacidad o por sus intereses.
    Ex: Sophia no sooner saw Blifil than she turned pale, and almost lost the use of all her faculties.
    * actuar por encima de {Posesivo} capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * capacidad académica = academic ability.
    * capacidad analítica = analytical capacity.
    * capacidad cognitiva = cognitive ability, cognitive capacity.
    * capacidad comunicativa = speaking skills.
    * capacidad crediticia = credit standing.
    * capacidad crítica = critical skills, critical awareness, critical faculty.
    * capacidad crítica de los programas televisivos = teleliteracy.
    * capacidad de absorción = absorptive capacity, absorptive capability.
    * capacidad de búsqueda = searching power.
    * capacidad de comercialización = marketability.
    * capacidad de comprensión = listening skills, understanding capacity.
    * capacidad de discriminación = discriminating power.
    * capacidad deductiva = heuristic power.
    * capacidad de enganche = holding power.
    * capacidad de escuchar = listening skills.
    * capacidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información estadística = graphic literacy, spatial literacy, statistical literacy.
    * capacidad de leer = reading skills.
    * capacidad de manejar la información = information handling.
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * capacidad de negociación = bargaining power.
    * capacidad de procesamiento = throughput, processing power.
    * capacidad de producción = throughput.
    * capacidad de promoción = promotability.
    * capacidad de razonamiento = thinking skills.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * capacidad de retención = holding power.
    * capacidad de saber leer y escribir = literacy skills.
    * capacidad económica = earning capacity, earning power.
    * capacidades informáticas = computer skills.
    * capacidad física = physical capability.
    * capacidad informática = computing power.
    * capacidad intelectual = intellectual ability.
    * capacidad lingüística = language skill.
    * capacidad mental = brainpower [brain power], mental capability.
    * desarrollar la capacidad de = gain in + the ability to.
    * desarrollar las capacidades = fulfil + potential.
    * desarrollo de capacidades = capacity building.
    * en + Posesivo + capacidad como = in + Posesivo + capacity as.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).

    capacidad2
    2 = capacity, headroom.
    Nota: Literalmente, espacio sobre la cabeza y de ahí el significado de "espacio para crecer".

    Ex: Marginal storage cards normally have capacity for storing citations and abstracts.

    Ex: I was also encouraged to read a subscriber to this list has over 40,000 items meaning this software has plenty of headroom = También me sentí animado al leer que un miembro de esta lista tiene más de 40.000 registros lo que significa que este software tiene bastante capacidad.
    * alcanzar el límite de + Posesivo + capacidad = stretch + Nombre + beyond the breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to the limit.
    * capacidad de almacenamiento = storage capacity.
    * capacidad excesiva = overcapacity [over-capacity].
    * capacidad para libros = book capacity.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * de gran capacidad = large-capacity, high capacity.
    * de mucha capacidad = capacious.
    * funcionar a plena capacidad = be fully into + Posesivo + stride.
    * llegar al límite de + Posesivo + capacidad = stretch + Nombre + beyond the breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to the limit.

    * * *
    A
    1 (competencia) ability
    nadie pone en duda su capacidad no one doubts his ability o capability
    una persona de gran capacidad a person of great ability, a very able o capable person
    2 (potencial) capacity capacidad DE algo:
    su capacidad de comunicación their ability to communicate
    capacidad DE or PARA + INF capacity o ability to + INF
    la capacidad de grabar durante 24 horas seguidas the ability o capacity to record non-stop for 24 hours
    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros ( Col); they have the capacity to handle more passengers
    3 ( Der) capacity
    capacidad civil/legal civil/legal capacity
    Compuestos:
    purchasing power
    capacidad crediticia or de crédito
    creditworthiness
    borrowing capacity
    firepower
    creditworthiness
    production capacity
    physical capacity
    mental capacity
    production capacity
    la capacidad del depósito es de unos 40 litros the tank has a capacity of o holds about 40 liters
    Compuesto:
    freight o cargo capacity
    * * *

     

    capacidad sustantivo femenino
    1



    capacidad de or para hacer algo ability o capacity to do sth
    c) (Der) capacity

    2 ( cupo) capacity
    capacidad sustantivo femenino
    1 (disposición) capacity, ability
    2 (de un local, armario, etc) capacity: este cine tiene capacidad para mil personas, this cinema can hold up to one thousand people
    ' capacidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguante
    - cabida
    - competencia
    - don
    - dote
    - error
    - expresar
    - facultad
    - genio
    - habla
    - hablarse
    - incapaz
    - mayor
    - palabra
    - poder
    - raciocinio
    - saber
    - sentida
    - sentido
    - servir
    - solvencia
    - talento
    - techo
    - ver
    - virtud
    - visión
    - volumen
    - arroba
    - comprensión
    - criterio
    - cupo
    - entendimiento
    - incapacidad
    - observación
    - potencial
    - sobrepasar
    - triplicar
    English:
    ability
    - accommodate
    - admire
    - aptitude
    - attention span
    - attest
    - capacity
    - carload
    - cast
    - endurance
    - idle
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - manufacturing capacity
    - moot
    - movement
    - power
    - qualification
    - truckload
    - uncanny
    - underrated
    - volume
    - capability
    - hold
    - justice
    - resilience
    - resilient
    - seat
    - stretch
    - take
    - three-quarters
    * * *
    1. [cabida] capacity;
    unidades de capacidad units of capacity;
    capacidad máxima [en ascensor] maximum load;
    con capacidad para 500 personas with a capacity of 500;
    este teatro tiene capacidad para 1.200 espectadores this theatre can seat 1,200 people
    Informát capacidad de almacenamiento storage capacity;
    capacidad de carga cargo capacity;
    capacidad eléctrica [de condensador] capacitance;
    Informát capacidad de memoria memory capacity;
    capacidad pulmonar lung capacity
    2. [aptitud, talento, potencial] ability;
    no tener capacidad para algo/para hacer algo to be no good at sth/at doing sth
    capacidad adquisitiva purchasing power;
    capacidad de aprendizaje ability to learn;
    capacidad de concentración ability to concentrate;
    Fin capacidad de endeudamiento borrowing capacity o power;
    capacidad de fabricación manufacturing capacity;
    capacidad de gestión managerial skills;
    capacidad ofensiva fire power;
    capacidad de producción production capacity;
    capacidad de reacción ability to react o respond;
    capacidad de respuesta ability to react o respond
    3. Der capacity
    * * *
    f
    1 capacity;
    medida de capacidad cubic measure
    2 ( aptitud) competence
    * * *
    1) : capacity
    2) : capability, ability
    * * *
    1. (en general) capacity
    el ferry tiene una capacidad para 800 pasajeros the ferry has a capacity of 800 passengers / the ferry can carry 800 passengers
    2. (aptitud) ability

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidad

  • 10 espacio

    m.
    1 space.
    no tengo mucho espacio I don't have much room
    por espacio de over a period of
    espacio aéreo air space
    espacio verde green area
    2 program (radio & television) (programa independiente).
    espacio electoral party political broadcast
    espacio publicitario advertising slot
    3 room, available space, space.
    4 character space.
    5 spatium, crevice.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: espaciar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) space
    2 (que se ocupa) space, room
    3 (de tiempo) period, space
    4 (programa) programme (US program)
    \
    a doble espacio double-spaced
    por espacio de... for...
    doble espacio double spacing
    espacio aéreo air space
    espacio radiofónico radio programme (US program)
    espacio televisivo TV programme (US program)
    espacio verde open space, green space
    espacio vital living space
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) room
    3) period, length
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Astron, Fís, Aer) space

    espacio exterior, espacio extraterrestre — outer space

    2) (=sitio) room, space

    no hay espacio para tantas sillasthere isn't room o space for so many chairs

    ¿me haces un espacio para que me siente? — can you make a bit of room o space for me to sit down?

    3) (=superficie) space

    espacio vital — (Pol) living space; [de persona] living space

    4) [en un escrito] space

    un texto mecanografiado a un espacio/a doble espacio — a single-spaced/double-spaced typescript

    escríbelo a un espacio/a doble espacio — type it with single spacing/double spacing

    espacio interlineal — interlinear spacing, inter-line spacing

    5) [de tiempo] space
    6) (Radio, TV) [en la programación] slot; (=programa) programme, program (EEUU)

    espacio electoral party political broadcast

    espacio publicitario — advertising spot, commercial

    7) (Mús) interval
    8) †† (=tardanza) delay, slowness
    * * *
    1)
    a) (amplitud, capacidad) space, room
    b) (entre líneas, palabras) space; ( entre objetos) space, gap

    un folio mecanografiado a doble espacio/a un espacio — a sheet of double-spaced/single-spaced typing

    c) (recinto, área) area
    2) (Espac)
    3) ( de tiempo)

    por espacio de 24 horasfor 24 hours o for a period of 24 hours

    4)
    a) (Rad, TV) ( hueco) slot; ( programa) program*

    espacio deportivo/informativo — sports/news program

    b) (en periódico, revista) space
    * * *
    1)
    a) (amplitud, capacidad) space, room
    b) (entre líneas, palabras) space; ( entre objetos) space, gap

    un folio mecanografiado a doble espacio/a un espacio — a sheet of double-spaced/single-spaced typing

    c) (recinto, área) area
    2) (Espac)
    3) ( de tiempo)

    por espacio de 24 horasfor 24 hours o for a period of 24 hours

    4)
    a) (Rad, TV) ( hueco) slot; ( programa) program*

    espacio deportivo/informativo — sports/news program

    b) (en periódico, revista) space
    * * *
    espacio1
    1 = space.

    Ex: For example, 629.1388 in DC has to house all documents on Astronautics documents on Instrumentation, Earth satellites, Monkeys in space, Manned flights, and so on.

    * agricultura en el espacio = astroculture.
    * ciencias del espacio, las = space science(s), the.
    * ciencias sobre la vida en el espacio = space life sciences.
    * criatura del espacio = space monster.
    * cultivo en el espacio = astroculture.
    * espacio aéreo = airspace.
    * espacio exterior = outer space.
    * fotografía del espacio = space photograph.
    * NASA (Administración Nacional para la Aeronáutica y el Espacio) = NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).

    espacio2
    2 = capacity, gap, room, slot, space, spacing, spaciousness, span, headroom, elbow room.

    Ex: Marginal storage cards normally have capacity for storing citations and abstracts.

    Ex: New editions will be essentially cumulations and therefore a longer gap will exist between editions.
    Ex: It then displays a screen with room to enter 28 copy numbers.
    Ex: These frames are of different types and have slots also of different types, which can be filled by other frames.
    Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex: Guidelines can be expected to discuss some or all of the following: instructions on the way in which abstracts are to be presented, e.g. typing, paper, layout, spacing.
    Ex: The overall plan of the library is to provide an atmosphere of spaciousness and calm, in contrast to the urban bustle outside = El proyecto general de la biblioteca es ofrecer un ambiente de amplitud y calma, en contraste con el bullicio urbano exterior.
    Ex: The disc held an 18-month span of data from CAB ABSTRACTS.
    Ex: I was also encouraged to read a subscriber to this list has over 40,000 items meaning this software has plenty of headroom = También me sentí animado al leer que un miembro de esta lista tiene más de 40.000 registros lo que significa que este software tiene bastante capacidad.
    Ex: People will work at a higher level when they have adequate elbow room for decision making.
    * acabarse el espacio = run out of + space.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * agotar el espacio = run out of + space.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorro de espacio = economy of space.
    * asignación de espacio = space allocation.
    * a un solo espacio = single-spaced.
    * barrera espacio-temporal = space-time barrier.
    * compartir espacio = share + space.
    * dejar espacio para = leave + room for.
    * derrochar espacio = waste + space.
    * desperdicio de espacio = space waster.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en un corto espacio de tiempo = in a short space of time.
    * espacio abierto = open space.
    * espacio abierto público = public open space.
    * espacio al aire libre = outdoor space.
    * espacio cerrado = closed space.
    * espacio de almacenamiento = storage space.
    * espacio de almacenamiento en disco = drive storage space.
    * espacio dedicado a estanterías = stack space.
    * espacio destinado a encuentros de todo tipo = meeting space.
    * espacio de trabajo = workspace.
    * espacio en blanco = blank, blank space.
    * espacio en blanco final = trailing blank.
    * espacio en blanco inicial = beginning blank.
    * espacio en disco = disc space.
    * espacio entre columnas = intercolumn spacing.
    * Espacio Europeo para la Educación Superior (EEES) = European Space for Higher Education (ESHE).
    * espacio físico = physical facility, physical space.
    * espacio físico disponible = floor space.
    * espacio interlineal = interline spacing.
    * espacio interpersonal = personal boundaries.
    * espacio libre = vacant space.
    * espacio para las piernas = legroom.
    * espacio para los expositores = display space.
    * espacio para trabajar = workspace.
    * espacio personal = personal space, territorial space, personal space territory.
    * espacio privado = personal space, territorial space, personal space territory.
    * espacio público = public space, public area, commons.
    * espacio público común = commons.
    * espacio reservado para el estudio = study space.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * espacio territorial = territorial space.
    * espacio vacío = vacant space.
    * espacio virtual = virtual space.
    * espacio vital = life-space.
    * falta de espacio = tightness of space.
    * falto de espacio = cramped.
    * invasión del espacio personal = invasion of space.
    * limitaciones de espacio = space constraints.
    * mantenimiento de espacios exteriores = ground maintenance.
    * necesidades de espacio = space requirements.
    * ocupar espacio = occupy + space, take up + space, take up + room.
    * optimizar el espacio de almacenamiento = maximise + storage space.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * que ocupa mucho espacio = space-consuming.
    * que ocupa poco espacio = space-saving.
    * relativo al espacio físico = spatial.
    * rellenar con ceros los espacios vacíos = zero fill.

    * * *
    A
    1 (amplitud, capacidad) space, room
    en el parque hay mucho espacio para jugar there is plenty of space to play in the park
    tus cosas ocupan demasiado espacio your things take up too much space o room
    aquí no cabe, no hay suficiente espacio it won't fit here, there isn't enough space o room
    2 (hueco — entre líneas, palabras) space; (— entre objetos) space, gap
    ocho folios mecanografiados a dos espacios or a doble espacio/a un espacio eight sheets of double-spaced/single-spaced typing
    rellenar los espacios en blanco fill in the blank spaces o the blanks
    deja un espacio entre los pupitres leave some space o a space o a gap between the desks
    3 (recinto, área) area
    un espacio cercado a fenced-off area
    espacios cerrados confined spaces o areas
    Compuestos:
    political niche, niche
    mpl open spaces (pl)
    mpl green spaces (pl)
    lebensraum, living space
    webspace
    B ( Espac):
    el espacio space
    Compuestos:
    airspace
    espacio exterior or sideral
    outer space
    C
    (de tiempo): en un corto espacio de tiempo in a short space of time
    los efectos persisten por espacio de 24 horas the effects last for 24 hours o for a period of 24 hours
    por espacio de varios años over a period of several years
    D
    1 (en la radio, televisión — hueco) slot; (— programa) program*
    espacio deportivo/informativo/musical sports/news/music program
    espacio publicitario advertising slot
    2 (en un periódico, revista) space
    * * *

     

    Del verbo espaciar: ( conjugate espaciar)

    espacio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    espació es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    espaciar    
    espacio
    espacio sustantivo masculino
    1

    ocupan demasiado espacio they take up too much space o room

    b) (entre líneas, palabras) space;

    ( entre objetos) space, gap;
    rellenar los espacios en blanco fill in the blank spaces o the blanks

    c) (recinto, área) area

    2 (Espac):

    espacio aéreo airspace
    3 ( de tiempo):

    por espacio de 24 horas for 24 hours o for a period of 24 hours
    4
    a) (Rad, TV) ( programa) program( conjugate program);


    b) (en periódico, revista) space

    espaciar verbo transitivo to space out
    espacio sustantivo masculino
    1 space
    espacio aéreo, air space
    espacio sideral, outer space
    espacio vital, living space
    2 (periodo de tiempo) period
    3 (sitio) room: ocupa poco espacio, it takes little room
    4 Rad TV programme, US program
    ' espacio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acordonar
    - agobiante
    - ámbito
    - amplitud
    - antes
    - aprovechada
    - aprovechado
    - área
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - cámping
    - conquista
    - después
    - discurso
    - en seguida
    - enseguida
    - estrecha
    - estrecho
    - evaporarse
    - extenderse
    - hasta
    - holgada
    - holgado
    - holgura
    - hueca
    - hueco
    - interlineal
    - linterna
    - margen
    - noche
    - ocupar
    - orientación
    - periodo
    - período
    - plaza
    - primera
    - primero
    - radio
    - reducida
    - reducido
    - remota
    - remoto
    - rincón
    - robar
    - rompecabezas
    - separación
    - sitio
    - sobrar
    - tapiar
    - temporada
    English:
    accommodate
    - ahead
    - bay
    - beyond
    - blank
    - breathing space
    - by
    - clearance
    - come into
    - confined
    - cyber space
    - elbow room
    - expanse
    - extension
    - fill
    - fit in
    - forward
    - gap
    - gate
    - go
    - headroom
    - in
    - length
    - long
    - near
    - on
    - outer space
    - party political broadcast
    - room
    - roomy
    - single-space
    - slot
    - smoky
    - space
    - space-saving
    - spacing
    - span
    - spot
    - stretch out
    - take
    - take up
    - throughout
    - towards
    - turn away
    - wide open
    - workspace
    - elbow
    - leg
    - maneuver
    - outer
    * * *
    1. [extensión física] space;
    la relación entre el espacio y el tiempo the relationship between space and time
    Fís espacio-tiempo space-time; Mat espacio vectorial vector space
    2. [hueco libre] space, room;
    hay espacio de sobra para construir una piscina there's plenty of space o room to build a swimming pool;
    no queda espacio en mi maleta there's no room (left) in my suitcase;
    deja más espacio entre las plantas leave more space o room between the plants
    espacio aéreo airspace;
    espacio vital living space;
    me falta espacio vital I need more space;
    Informát espacio Web Web space
    3. [lugar] space;
    no soporto los espacios cerrados I can't bear enclosed spaces
    espacio verde [grande] park; [pequeño] lawn, green
    4. [en texto] space;
    a dos espacios, a doble espacio double-spaced;
    cuatro folios a un espacio four single-spaced sheets
    espacio en blanco blank;
    rellene los espacios en blanco fill in the blanks;
    Informát espacio indivisible hard space
    5. [más allá de la Tierra]
    el espacio (outer) space;
    la conquista del espacio es todavía un sueño the conquest of (outer) space is still a dream
    espacio exterior outer space;
    espacio sideral outer space
    6. [radiofónico, televisivo] [programa independiente] programme;
    [dentro de otro programa] slot;
    espacios informativos news programmes;
    tiene un espacio en el programa de los sábados he has a slot on the Saturday programme
    espacio electoral Br party political broadcast, US political advertisement;
    espacio publicitario advertising slot, commercial
    7. [duración]
    cortaron el agua por espacio de dos horas the water was cut off for two hours;
    en un corto espacio de tiempo in a short space of time;
    en el espacio de tiempo que se tarda en escribir una postal in the time it takes to write a postcard
    * * *
    m
    1 space;
    espacio en blanco (blank) space;
    espacio de tiempo space of time;
    no tengo suficiente espacio I don’t have enough space o room;
    en el espacio de tres meses in the space of three months;
    por espacio de una hora for a full hour
    2 TV program, Br
    programme
    * * *
    1) : space, room
    2) : period, length (of time)
    3)
    espacio exterior : outer space
    * * *
    1. (en general) space
    2. (sitio) room
    3. (programa) programme

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  • 11 BLLD (División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica)

    Nota: Organismo de la Biblioteca Británica encargado de los préstamos interbiliotecarios.
    Ex. Roy Adams has developed an intelligent terminal capable of storing loan requests and transmitting them to the British Library Lending Division (BLLD).

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  • 12 División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD)

    Ex. Roy Adams has developed an intelligent terminal capable of storing loan requests and transmitting them to the British Library Lending Division (BLLD).

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  • 13 L

    f.
    l, letter l.
    * * *
    l
    1 ( litro) litre (US liter); (símbolo) l
    * * *
    ['ele]
    = l SF (=letra) L, l
    * * *
    l femenino (read as ['ele]) the letter L, l

    el salón hace (una) `L' — the living room is L-shaped

    * * *
    ----
    * operador (L) = (L) operator.
    * * *
    l femenino (read as ['ele]) the letter L, l

    el salón hace (una) `L' — the living room is L-shaped

    * * *
    * operador (L) = (L) operator.
    * * *
    L, l
    ( read as /ˈele/)
    una cocina haciendo `L' con el comedor a kitchen at right angles to the dining room
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    L    
    l.
    L,
    l sustantivo femenino (read as /'ele/) the letter L, l

    L, l f (letra) L, l

    'l' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abominable
    - accidental
    - actual
    - adaptable
    - L
    - S.L.
    - arroba
    - de
    - ele
    - especialista
    - l.
    - lejano
    - siete
    English:
    A-level
    - ability
    - able
    - abnormal
    - abnormally
    - abolish
    - abolition
    - abominable
    - abseil
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - abysmal
    - acceptable
    - accessible
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accordingly
    - accountable
    - accusingly
    - acknowledge
    - acknowledgement
    - acrylic
    - actual
    - actually
    - adaptable
    - additional
    - adjustable
    - admirable
    - admiral
    - admissible
    - adrenalin
    - advisable
    - aerial
    - aerosol
    - affiliated
    - aftershave (lotion)
    - agile
    - agreeable
    - agricultural
    - ailing
    - airlift
    - airlock
    - airmail
    - aisle
    - alarm
    - alarmed
    - alarming
    - alcohol
    - alcoholic
    - ale
    * * *
    L (abrev de lunes)
    Mon
    L, l ['ele] nf
    [letra] L, l
    * * *
    l nf
    : twelfth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > L

  • 14 Mb (Megabyte)

    Ex. Approximately 4.75 inches in diameter, each disc is capable of storing more than 550 million characters (550 Mb) of information.

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  • 15 Sala de Libros Raros

    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    * * *

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

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  • 16 Sala de Manuscritos e Historia Local

    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    * * *

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

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  • 17 Señora (Sra.)

    = Mrs (Mistress), lady.
    Ex. MARIAN EVANS, who wrote as GEORGE ELIOT, was at times fond of identifying herself as MRS. GEORGE HENRY LEWES, and eventually actually became MRS. JOHN WALTER CROSS.
    Ex. Librarians who have to choose between Congress and Dewey are in the dilemma of the proverbial lady facing death or a fate worse than death.
    ----
    * comportarse como toda una señora = take + the high road, take + the high ground.
    * señora de la limpieza = cleaning lady, cleaning woman, housekeeper.
    * servicios de señoras = women's room.
    * sombreros de señora = millinery.

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  • 18 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 19 a la sazón

    at that time
    * * *
    Ex. At that time a 1-room library served the West African Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, and the judges, magistrates and lawyers = En aquel entonces una biblioteca de tan sólo una habitación atendía al Tribunal de Apelaciones, la Corte Suprema, los jueces, magistrados y abogados de †frica occidental.
    * * *

    Ex: At that time a 1-room library served the West African Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, and the judges, magistrates and lawyers = En aquel entonces una biblioteca de tan sólo una habitación atendía al Tribunal de Apelaciones, la Corte Suprema, los jueces, magistrados y abogados de †frica occidental.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la sazón

  • 20 a prueba de incendios

    = fireproof [fire-proof]
    Ex. We designed a secure -- and we will build it eventually -- computer room that was fireproof, tornado proof, and would take a hit from a single engine craft.
    * * *
    = fireproof [fire-proof]

    Ex: We designed a secure -- and we will build it eventually -- computer room that was fireproof, tornado proof, and would take a hit from a single engine craft.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a prueba de incendios

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