Translation: from spanish

at a rate of knots

  • 1 a toda pasta

    Ex. The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.
    * * *

    Ex: The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda pasta

  • 2 a una velocidad desorbitante

    Ex. The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.
    * * *

    Ex: The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a una velocidad desorbitante

  • 3 salirse de

    v.
    1 to get out of, to get off, to get outside, to run out of.
    María se salió del problema Mary got out of the problem.
    María se salió de la casa Mary got out of the house.
    2 to get out of, to get free from, to pull oneself out of.
    María se salió del problema Mary got out of the problem.
    * * *
    (v.) = depart from, opt out of, step out of, spill out of
    Ex. It is sometimes helpful to depart from strict alphabetical arrangement.
    Ex. The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex. In studying other cultures it is particularly important to step out of one's own conditioning and not let one's own values stand in the way.
    Ex. The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.
    * * *
    (v.) = depart from, opt out of, step out of, spill out of

    Ex: It is sometimes helpful to depart from strict alphabetical arrangement.

    Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex: In studying other cultures it is particularly important to step out of one's own conditioning and not let one's own values stand in the way.
    Ex: The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.

    Spanish-English dictionary > salirse de

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  • rate of knots, at a (great) —  Very quickly …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • at a rate of knots — (informal) Very fast • • • Main Entry: ↑knot * * * at a rate of knots british informal phrase very quickly We’re progressing at a great rate of knots at the moment. Thesaurus: quickly …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a rate of knots — British & Australian if someone does something at a rate of knots, they do it very quickly. She did her homework at a rate of knots so that she could go out with her friends …   New idioms dictionary

  • at a rate of knots — British informal very quickly We re progressing at a great rate of knots at the moment …   English dictionary

  • at a rate of knots — ► at a rate of knots Brit. informal very fast. Main Entry: ↑knot …   English terms dictionary

  • at a rate of knots — adverb Quickly; rapidly; fast …   Wiktionary

  • at a rate of knots Brit. — at a rate of knots Brit. informal very fast. → knot …   English new terms dictionary

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