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to work the land

  • 1 tierra2

    2 = land, ground, soil, earth, dry land [dryland].
    Ex. Until recently all libraries and some architects have maintained that an academic library should be capable of extension and that land should be reserved for future expansion.
    Ex. A profile is a scale representation of the intersection of a vertical surface with the surface of the ground.
    Ex. This article diagnoses the information needs of those who work in the area of pollution of air, soil and earth.
    Ex. Insulation techniques helpful to energy conservation are: more use of below surface areas; the mounding of earth against outside walls; sod roofs; and the correct use of glass.
    Ex. This article describes a knowledge based geographic information system for the broad scale mapping of dryland salinity in the Western Australian wheatbelt.
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    * aprovechamiento de la tierra = land use.
    * asentamiento en tierras federales = homesteading.
    * bajo tierra = underground, below surface.
    * buena tierra = good soil.
    * camino de tierra = dirt track, dirt road.
    * como si se + Pronombre + hubiera tragado la tierra = into thin air.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * confinado a la tierra = land-bound [landbound].
    * con los pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * contaminación de la tierra = soil pollution.
    * corrimiento de tierra = landslide.
    * cultivar la tierra = farm + land, grow + crops.
    * dejar la tierra en barbecho = let + farmland lie fallow.
    * desaprovechamiento de la tierra = land misuse.
    * desprendimiento de tierra = landslide.
    * de tierra = onshore, earthen.
    * echar Algo por tierra = blow + Nombre + out of the water.
    * echarlo todo por tierra = upset + the applecart.
    * echar por tierra = scupper, blight, cast + a blight on.
    * echar por tierra las ilusiones = shatter + Posesivo + hopes.
    * echar por tierra los planes de Alguien = spike + Posesivo + guns.
    * echar por tierra una idea = crush + idea.
    * ejército de tierra, el = army, the [armies, pl.].
    * en la tierra = on the ground.
    * en la tierra de = in the land of.
    * en tierra = onshore, ashore.
    * en tierra firme = on dry land.
    * en tierras lejanas = outranged.
    * fertilidad de la tierra = soil fertility.
    * gestión de tierras = land management.
    * gran extensión de tierra dedicada a la cría de animales de pas = rangeland.
    * mala tierra = poor soil.
    * movimiento de tierra = earthwork.
    * nadie es profeta en su tierra = no man is a prophet in his own land.
    * pequeño propietario de tierras = yeoman farmer.
    * pies sobre la tierra = feet on the ground.
    * pista de tierra batida = clay tennis court.
    * poner los pies sobre la tierra = come down + to earth.
    * por encima de la tierra = aboveground.
    * rodeado de tierra = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin tierras, sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sobre la tierra = on the ground.
    * temblor de tierra = quake, earth tremor.
    * tenis sobre tierra batida = clay tennis, clay court tennis.
    * ¡Tierra a la vista! = Land ahoy!, Land ho!.
    * tierra arenosa = sandy soil.
    * tierra baldía = wasteland, moor, barren land.
    * tierra buena = good soil.
    * tierra cenagosa = loamy soil.
    * tierra cultivable = arable land.
    * tierra de cultivo = soil, farmland [farm land].
    * Tierra de Israel, la = Land of Israel, the.
    * tierra de labranza = farmland [farm land].
    * tierra de nadie = twilight zone, wilderness, no-man's land.
    * tierra de pastoreo = pasture land.
    * tierra de pastos = pasture land.
    * tierra desconocida = terra incognita.
    * tierra en barbecho = fallow land.
    * tierra fértil = sod, loam.
    * tierra firme = dry land [dryland], land mass [landmass], firm ground, solid ground.
    * tierra lejana = far off land.
    * tierra mala = poor soil.
    * tierra margosa = loamy soil.
    * tierra natal = homeland.
    * tierra prometida, la = land of cream and honey, the, promised land, the, land of milk and honey, the.
    * tierras = landed estate.
    * tierras altas = highland.
    * tierras altas escocesas = Highland.
    * tierra salvaje = wilderness.
    * Tierra Santa = Holy Land, the.
    * tierras bajas = lowlands.
    * tierras celtas, las = Celtic fringe, the.
    * tierras del sur = southland.
    * tierras mejores = greener pastures.
    * tierras movedizas = shifting sands.
    * tierras perdidas = lost lands.
    * tierra virgen = uncharted territory, uncharted waters, unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
    * toma de tierra = earthing.
    * transporte por tierra = land transport.
    * tropa de tierra = ground troop.
    * uso de la tierra = land use.
    * vasallo propietario de sus tierras = yeoman [yeomen, -pl.].
    * vehículo de tierra a motor = motor land vehicle.
    * vivir de la tierra = live off + the land.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tierra2

  • 2 campo1

    1 = country, countryside, field.
    Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex. Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    Ex. He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
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    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * campo de juego = pitch.
    * campo a través = off-road.
    * campo de alfarero = potter's field.
    * campo de batalla = battleground, battlefield.
    * campo de ceniza volcánica = ash field.
    * campo de césped artificial = all-weather pitch.
    * campo de concentración = concentration camp, gulag, internment camp .
    * campo de cricket = cricket grounds.
    * campo de deportes = sport arena.
    * campo de detención = internment camp .
    * campo de exterminación = death camp.
    * campo de fútbol = football field.
    * campo de fútbol de tierra = dirt football pitch.
    * campo de golf = golf course.
    * campo de hierba artificial = all-weather pitch.
    * campo de internamiento = internment camp .
    * campo de juego = playing field.
    * campo de juego de tierra = dirt pitch.
    * campo de lava = lava field.
    * campo de manzanos = apple orchard.
    * campo de minas = minefield.
    * campo de naranjos = orange grove, orange orchard.
    * campo de olivos = olive grove.
    * campo de petróleo = oil field.
    * campo de prisioneros = prison camp, P.O.W. camp, prisoner of war camp, gulag.
    * campo de reclusión = internment camp .
    * campo de refugiados = refugee camp.
    * campo de tierra = dirt pitch.
    * campo de tiro = gun range, shooting range.
    * campo de trabajos forzados = labour camp, forced labour camp.
    * campo, el = bush, the.
    * campo petrolífero de producción regular = marginal field.
    * casa de campo = holiday home, country residence.
    * centro del campo = halfway line.
    * club de campo = country club.
    * como un campo de batalla = like a war zone.
    * cría en campo = free-range farming.
    * de campo = free-range.
    * dejar los campos en barbecho = let + fields lie fallow.
    * diario de campo = field notebook.
    * gallina de campo = free-range hen.
    * habitante del campo = country dweller.
    * línea de medio campo = halfway line.
    * mano de obra del campo = farm labour force.
    * pollo de campo = free-range chicken.
    * prácticas de campo = fieldwork [field work].
    * trabajador de campo = fieldworker [field worker].
    * trabajador del campo = farmworker [farm worker], agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * trabajadores del campo = farm labour force.
    * vida en el campo = rural life.
    * vivir del campo = live off + the land.

    Spanish-English dictionary > campo1

  • 3 solar

    adj.
    solar.
    m.
    1 undeveloped plot (of land).
    2 building lot, lot, piece of land, plat.
    3 greenfield, greenfield site.
    v.
    to sole, to resole.
    * * *
    1 (del sol) solar
    ————————
    1 (terreno) plot, lot; (en obras) building site
    2 (casa solariega) ancestral home
    3 figurado (linaje) lineage, line
    ————————
    1 (zapatos) to sole
    2 (suelo) to floor
    * * *
    1. noun m.
    lot, plot
    2. adj.
    * * *
    I
    SM
    1) (=terreno) [gen] lot, piece of land, site; [en obras] building site
    2) (=casa solariega) ancestral home, family seat
    3) (=linaje) lineage
    II
    VT [+ suelo] to tile; [+ zapatos] to sole
    III
    ADJ solar, sun antes de s
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <energía/año/placa> solar
    II
    1) ( terreno) piece of land, site
    2)
    a) ( casa solariega) ancestral home
    b) ( linaje) lineage
    3) (Per) ( casa de vecindad) tenement building
    4) (Col, Ven) ( patio) backyard
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <energía/año/placa> solar
    II
    1) ( terreno) piece of land, site
    2)
    a) ( casa solariega) ancestral home
    b) ( linaje) lineage
    3) (Per) ( casa de vecindad) tenement building
    4) (Col, Ven) ( patio) backyard
    * * *
    solar1
    1 = vacant land, vacant lot.

    Ex: A survey of vacant land in urban areas of England is one of the many practical applications of geographic information systems (GIS).

    Ex: A vest-pocket park may be as small as the space occupied by a single building in the surrounding community, and is often a converted vacant lot.

    solar2
    2 = solar.

    Ex: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.

    * alambique solar = solar still.
    * cama solar = sunbed, tanning bed.
    * cargador solar = solar charger.
    * colector solar = solar collector.
    * crema solar = suntan cream.
    * eclipse solar = solar eclipse.
    * equipo solar = solar equipment.
    * erupción solar = solar flare.
    * festival solar = solar festival.
    * filtro solar = sunscreen, sun block.
    * generador de energía solar = solar energy generator.
    * lámpara solar = sun lamp.
    * observatorio solar = solar observatory.
    * panel solar = solar panel.
    * protección solar = solar protection.
    * protección solar mediante sombras = solar shading.
    * protector solar = suntan cream, sunscreen.
    * radiación solar = solar radiation, solar gain.
    * resplandor solar = solar glare.
    * sistema solar, el = solar system, the.

    * * *
    ‹energía/año› solar; ‹célula/placa› solar; ‹calefacción› solar-powered, solar
    los rayos solares the sun's rays
    A (terreno) piece of land, site, lot ( AmE), plot ( BrE)
    B
    1 (casa solariega) ancestral home
    2 (descendencia) lineage
    Compuesto:
    ( liter); fatherland, homeland
    C ( Per) (casa de vecindad) tenement building
    D (Col, Ven) (patio) backyard
    * * *

     

    solar adjetivo ‹energía/año/placa solar;

    ■ sustantivo masculino
    1 ( terreno) piece of land, site
    2


    3 (Per) ( casa de vecindad) tenement building
    solar 1 sustantivo masculino
    1 (terreno para edificar) plot
    2 Hist (mansión ancestral) noble house
    solar 2 adjetivo solar
    energía solar, solar energy
    luz solar, sunlight
    sistema solar, solar system
    solar 3 vtr (el suelo) to floor, pave
    ' solar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    energía
    - baldío
    - cama
    - filtro
    - sistema
    English:
    develop
    - factor
    - floor
    - plot
    - site
    - solar
    - solar-powered
    - sunbed
    - sunblock
    - sunlamp
    - sunscreen
    - sunspot
    - property
    - sun
    * * *
    solar1 adj
    solar;
    energía solar solar energy, solar power;
    los rayos solares the sun's rays
    solar2 nm
    1. [terreno] vacant lot, undeveloped plot (of land)
    2. Cuba [casa de vecindad] tenement
    * * *
    I adj solar
    II m lot, Br
    plot
    * * *
    solar {19} vt
    : to floor, to tile
    solar adj
    : solar, sun
    solar nm
    1) terreno: lot, piece of land, site
    2) Cuba, Peru : tenement building
    * * *
    solar1 adj solar
    solar2 n plot of land

    Spanish-English dictionary > solar

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