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clarendon

  • 1 altura del tipo movible

    (n.) = height-to-paper, type height
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. The thickness of the blocks intended for use in printed books was usually a little under type height, the difference being made up with underlays of paper.
    * * *
    (n.) = height-to-paper, type height

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.

    Ex: The thickness of the blocks intended for use in printed books was usually a little under type height, the difference being made up with underlays of paper.

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  • 2 anómalo

    adj.
    anomalous, abnormal, deviant, unusual.
    * * *
    1 anomalous
    * * *
    * * *
    - la adjetivo anomalous
    * * *
    = anomalous, aberrant, freakish.
    Ex. Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    * * *
    - la adjetivo anomalous
    * * *
    = anomalous, aberrant, freakish.

    Ex: Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.

    * * *
    anomalous
    * * *

    anómalo,-a adjetivo anomalous
    ' anómalo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anómala
    English:
    abnormal
    * * *
    anómalo, -a adj
    unusual, anomalous
    * * *
    adj anomalous
    * * *
    anómalo, -la adj
    : anomalous

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  • 3 asta

    f.
    1 flagpole, mast.
    a media asta at half-mast
    2 shaft.
    3 horn.
    4 staff of the flag, flag staff, flag pole, flagpole.
    5 antler.
    6 Asta.
    * * *
    (Takes el in singular)
    1 (de bandera) staff, pole
    2 (de lanza) shaft; (pica) lance, pike
    3 (cuerno) horn
    \
    a media asta at half-mast
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) horn
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=arma) lance, spear; (=palo) shaft; [de banderas] flagpole; [de brocha] handle
    2) (Zool) horn, antler
    * * *
    femenino‡
    a) ( de bandera) flagpole
    b) ( cuerno) horn

    dejar a alguien en las astas del toroto leave somebody in the lurch

    c) (de lanza, flecha) shaft
    * * *
    = kern, horn, stress, antler, shaft.
    Ex. Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.
    Ex. She situates the vessels in the context of Icelandic carving traditions in horn, bone, and walrus ivory = Ella sitúa las vasijas en el contexto de la tradición islandesa de la escultura en astas de cuernos, huesos y marfil de morsa.
    Ex. For the first time the stress was uncompromisingly vertical, while the italic was intended to be a mechanically sloped roman, quite unconnected with calligraphy.
    Ex. She uses alder bark for dye, whale sinew for thread, sealskin for trim, a tough piece of hide for a thimble, a sharpened ground-squirrel leg bone for a needle, and an awl made from moose antler.
    Ex. Christ bears the cross on his shoulder at the head of a long shaft supported by a male prisoner fettered at the legs and a mendicant friar.
    ----
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * asta ascendente = ascender.
    * asta de bandera = flagpole, flagstaff.
    * asta descendente = descender.
    * asta uniforme = vertical stress.
    * * *
    femenino‡
    a) ( de bandera) flagpole
    b) ( cuerno) horn

    dejar a alguien en las astas del toroto leave somebody in the lurch

    c) (de lanza, flecha) shaft
    * * *
    = kern, horn, stress, antler, shaft.

    Ex: Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.

    Ex: She situates the vessels in the context of Icelandic carving traditions in horn, bone, and walrus ivory = Ella sitúa las vasijas en el contexto de la tradición islandesa de la escultura en astas de cuernos, huesos y marfil de morsa.
    Ex: For the first time the stress was uncompromisingly vertical, while the italic was intended to be a mechanically sloped roman, quite unconnected with calligraphy.
    Ex: She uses alder bark for dye, whale sinew for thread, sealskin for trim, a tough piece of hide for a thimble, a sharpened ground-squirrel leg bone for a needle, and an awl made from moose antler.
    Ex: Christ bears the cross on his shoulder at the head of a long shaft supported by a male prisoner fettered at the legs and a mendicant friar.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * asta ascendente = ascender.
    * asta de bandera = flagpole, flagstaff.
    * asta descendente = descender.
    * asta uniforme = vertical stress.

    * * *
    f‡
    1 (de una bandera) flagpole
    con la bandera a media asta with the flag at half-mast
    2 (cuerno) horn
    dejar a algn en las astas del toro to leave sb in the lurch
    * * *

    asta feminine noun taking masculine article in the singular


    b) ( cuerno) horn

    c) (de lanza, flecha) shaft

    asta sustantivo femenino
    1 (de bandera) staff, pole
    a media asta, at half mast
    2 Zool (cuerno) horn
    ' asta' also found in these entries:
    English:
    flagpole
    - fly
    - half-mast
    - horn
    - raise
    - staff
    - antler
    - flag
    - half
    - shaft
    * * *
    1. [de bandera] flagpole, mast;
    a media asta at half-mast
    2. [de lanza] shaft;
    [de brocha] handle
    3. [cuerno] horn
    * * *
    f
    1 flagpole, flagstaff;
    a media asta at half-staff, Br at half-mast
    2 ( pitón) horn;
    dejar a alguien en las astas del toro drop s.o. right in it fam
    * * *
    asta nf
    1) : flagpole
    a media asta: at half-mast
    2) : horn, antler
    3) : shaft (of a weapon)
    * * *
    asta n
    1. (de bandera) flagpole
    2. (de animal) horn

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  • 4 atípico

    adj.
    atypical, irregular, abnormal, unusual.
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    1 atypical
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    ADJ atypical, exceptional
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo atypical
    * * *
    = aberrant, atypical, untypical.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. Although atypical of prison library service they are used to illustrate conditions in prison and how these influence the work of the library.
    Ex. His untypical career includes enrolling in a school for mercenaries in order to further his research on them.
    ----
    * atípico para la época del año = unseasonably.
    * valor atípico = outlier.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo atypical
    * * *
    = aberrant, atypical, untypical.

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.

    Ex: Although atypical of prison library service they are used to illustrate conditions in prison and how these influence the work of the library.
    Ex: His untypical career includes enrolling in a school for mercenaries in order to further his research on them.
    * atípico para la época del año = unseasonably.
    * valor atípico = outlier.

    * * *
    atypical
    * * *

    atípico,-a adjetivo atypical
    ' atípico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atípica
    English:
    atypical
    - uncharacteristic
    * * *
    atípico, -a adj
    atypical
    * * *
    adj atypical
    * * *
    atípico, -ca adj
    : atypical

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  • 5 con tenacidad

    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    * * *

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.

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  • 6 delicadeza

    f.
    le dio la noticia con delicadeza he broke the news to her tactfully
    2 delicacy (finura) (de perfume, rostro).
    3 delicacy.
    4 kindness, delicacy, tenderness, gentle nature.
    5 lovely thing, nicety, daintiness, dainty.
    6 tactfulness, finesse, good manners.
    7 fine gesture, corteous thing to do, courteous act, courteous action.
    8 delicious thing to eat, delicacy, delicious thing, tidbit.
    * * *
    1 (finura) delicacy, daintiness
    2 (tacto) thoughtfulness; (refinamiento) refinement
    3 (de salud) frailty, delicacy
    \
    con delicadeza (con tacto) tactfully 2 (con suavidad) delicately, gently
    tener la delicadeza de to be kind enough to
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) tact, discretion
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=suavidad) [de tejido, piel] softness; [de tela] fineness; [de color] softness
    2) (=cuidado) gentleness
    3) (=amabilidad)

    tuvo la delicadeza de ayudarme a bajar — he was kind enough to help me down, he did me the kindness of helping me down

    4) (=tacto) tact, delicacy

    falta de delicadeza — tactlessness, indelicacy

    5) (=dificultad) delicacy, delicate nature
    6) (=finura) [de rasgos] delicacy
    7) (=sensibilidad excesiva) hypersensitiveness
    * * *
    1)
    a) (cuidado, suavidad) gentleness
    b) (finura, gracia)
    2)
    a) (tacto, discreción) tact
    * * *
    = finesse, gentleness, delicacy, subtlety.
    Ex. Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.
    Ex. Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.
    Ex. What was new about the iron presses was their capacity for printing large formes with great delicacy.
    Ex. The difference is only that an indexer is not usually called upon to appreciate the subtleties of the subject to the same extent as an abstractor.
    ----
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (cuidado, suavidad) gentleness
    b) (finura, gracia)
    2)
    a) (tacto, discreción) tact
    * * *
    = finesse, gentleness, delicacy, subtlety.

    Ex: Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.

    Ex: Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.
    Ex: What was new about the iron presses was their capacity for printing large formes with great delicacy.
    Ex: The difference is only that an indexer is not usually called upon to appreciate the subtleties of the subject to the same extent as an abstractor.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.

    * * *
    A
    1 (cuidado, suavidad) gentleness
    2
    (finura, gracia): la delicadeza de sus manos the daintiness of her hands
    la delicadeza de su voz the softness of his voice
    la delicadeza del bordado the delicacy of the embroidery
    B
    1 (tacto, discreción) tact
    me lo pidió con gran delicadeza she asked me with great tact o very tactfully
    fue una falta de delicadeza imperdonable it was unforgivably tactless
    2
    (gesto amable): tuvo la delicadeza de acompañarme hasta la estación she very kindly went with me to the station
    ha sido una delicadeza de tu parte traerme it was very good o kind of you to bring me
    ni siquiera tuvo la delicadeza de llamarme he didn't even have the manners o the decency o grace to call me
    * * *

    delicadeza sustantivo femenino
    1 (cuidado, suavidad) gentleness;

    2
    a) (tacto, discreción) tact;

    fue una falta de delicadeza it was tactless of him (o you etc)



    ni siquiera tuvo la delicadeza de informarme he didn't even have the courtesy to inform me
    delicadeza sustantivo femenino
    1 (fragilidad, primor) delicacy, daintiness
    2 (atención, cortesía) kindness: fue una delicadeza por su parte, it was very kind of her
    3 (tacto) tactfulness
    falta de delicadeza, tactlessness
    ' delicadeza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    finura
    - sensibilidad
    - tacto
    English:
    delicacy
    - finesse
    - lightness
    - sensibility
    - squeamishness
    - subtlety
    - delicately
    - gently
    - subtly
    * * *
    1. [cuidado] care;
    trata al bebé con delicadeza treat the baby very gently
    2. [cortesía] kindness, attentiveness;
    tuvo la delicadeza de invitarnos a cenar he very kindly invited us to dinner;
    ¡podías tener la delicadeza de llamar a la puerta! don't you think it would be polite to knock?
    3. [tacto, discreción] tact;
    le dio la noticia con delicadeza he broke the news to her tactfully o gently;
    una falta de delicadeza a lack of tact;
    ¡qué falta de delicadeza! how tactless!;
    tuvo la delicadeza de no mencionar el tema he was tactful enough not to mention the subject
    4. [finura] [de aroma, gesto, material, objeto] delicacy;
    [de persona] sensitivity
    5. [de asunto, situación] delicacy
    * * *
    f
    1 de movimientos gentleness
    2 de acabado, tallado delicacy
    3 ( tacto) tact;
    tener la delicadeza de hacer algo be kind enough to do sth
    * * *
    1) : delicacy, fineness
    2) : gentleness, softness
    3) : tact, discretion, consideration

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  • 7 enérgicamente

    adv.
    energetically, assertively, actively, briskly.
    * * *
    1 (decir, hablar) forcefully, emphatically, firmly; (negar) vigorously; (rechazar) strongly
    2 (agitar) vigorously
    * * *
    ADV [condenar, defender] forcefully, vigorously; [desmentir] emphatically, vigorously; [resistir] strenuously; [actuar] boldly
    * * *
    = aggressively, emphatically, heartily, violently, forcefully, sturdily, vociferously, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], robustly, lustily.
    Ex. An alphabetical arrangement was out of the question in so aggressively international an enterprise, and they turned their minds to systematic arrangement.
    Ex. Cutter, as if anticipating the ISBD a hundred years later, took pains to explain at length and emphatically the importance of brevity and clarity in catalog entries.
    Ex. From that perspective I should like to heartily endorse Mr. Lubetzky's comments particularly with respect to main entry -- author-main entries, in particular -- and ISBD.
    Ex. I have violently disagreed with this to the Canadian Committee on Cataloging.
    Ex. Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex. Far from being an innocuous social institution the public library is an arena where culture has been vigorously contested.
    Ex. Exports of manufacturing goods to former communist countries have declined sharply, but exports to the European Community across an array of goods -- including heavy machinery -- have grown robustly.
    Ex. France's national anthem was lustily jeered by the crowd at the opening of a France-Tunisia friendly match in Paris last night.
    ----
    * defender enérgicamente = be vociferous about/in.
    * demandar cada vez más enérgicamente = build + pressure.
    * protestar enérgicamente = protest + forcefully.
    * reprimir enérgicamente = crack down on.
    * * *
    = aggressively, emphatically, heartily, violently, forcefully, sturdily, vociferously, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], robustly, lustily.

    Ex: An alphabetical arrangement was out of the question in so aggressively international an enterprise, and they turned their minds to systematic arrangement.

    Ex: Cutter, as if anticipating the ISBD a hundred years later, took pains to explain at length and emphatically the importance of brevity and clarity in catalog entries.
    Ex: From that perspective I should like to heartily endorse Mr. Lubetzky's comments particularly with respect to main entry -- author-main entries, in particular -- and ISBD.
    Ex: I have violently disagreed with this to the Canadian Committee on Cataloging.
    Ex: Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.
    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex: This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex: Far from being an innocuous social institution the public library is an arena where culture has been vigorously contested.
    Ex: Exports of manufacturing goods to former communist countries have declined sharply, but exports to the European Community across an array of goods -- including heavy machinery -- have grown robustly.
    Ex: France's national anthem was lustily jeered by the crowd at the opening of a France-Tunisia friendly match in Paris last night.
    * defender enérgicamente = be vociferous about/in.
    * demandar cada vez más enérgicamente = build + pressure.
    * protestar enérgicamente = protest + forcefully.
    * reprimir enérgicamente = crack down on.

    * * *
    ‹responder› firmly, vigorously
    desmintieron enérgicamente la acusación they vigorously o strongly o strenuously o firmly denied the accusation
    rechazaron enérgicamente la propuesta they firmly o flatly rejected the proposal
    * * *
    [vigorosamente] vigorously

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  • 8 hasta el presente

    = until now, so far, up to now, to this day, as of this time, as of now, as of today, to date
    Ex. Until now, librarians have not been concerned with providing access to faculty owned collections.
    Ex. The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex. What is going to happen to those records that have been produced up to now under superimposition and therefore have headings that were created according to the ALA 1949 or even according to earlier codes?.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. As of this time, little literary materials for children are being included in automated data bases.
    Ex. As of now, more than 634,000 LC records for monographs, serials, films, and maps are in MARC form.
    Ex. As of today, there are no references to this issue in the literature.
    Ex. Two major projects in this area have been conducted to date.
    * * *
    = until now, so far, up to now, to this day, as of this time, as of now, as of today, to date

    Ex: Until now, librarians have not been concerned with providing access to faculty owned collections.

    Ex: The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex: What is going to happen to those records that have been produced up to now under superimposition and therefore have headings that were created according to the ALA 1949 or even according to earlier codes?.
    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex: As of this time, little literary materials for children are being included in automated data bases.
    Ex: As of now, more than 634,000 LC records for monographs, serials, films, and maps are in MARC form.
    Ex: As of today, there are no references to this issue in the literature.
    Ex: Two major projects in this area have been conducted to date.

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  • 9 hasta la presente

    = to this day, as of this time, as of now, as of today, to date, so far, up to now
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. As of this time, little literary materials for children are being included in automated data bases.
    Ex. As of now, more than 634,000 LC records for monographs, serials, films, and maps are in MARC form.
    Ex. As of today, there are no references to this issue in the literature.
    Ex. Two major projects in this area have been conducted to date.
    Ex. The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex. What is going to happen to those records that have been produced up to now under superimposition and therefore have headings that were created according to the ALA 1949 or even according to earlier codes?.
    * * *
    = to this day, as of this time, as of now, as of today, to date, so far, up to now

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.

    Ex: As of this time, little literary materials for children are being included in automated data bases.
    Ex: As of now, more than 634,000 LC records for monographs, serials, films, and maps are in MARC form.
    Ex: As of today, there are no references to this issue in the literature.
    Ex: Two major projects in this area have been conducted to date.
    Ex: The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex: What is going to happen to those records that have been produced up to now under superimposition and therefore have headings that were created according to the ALA 1949 or even according to earlier codes?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hasta la presente

  • 10 minerva doble

    Ex. Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.
    * * *

    Ex: Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > minerva doble

  • 11 suavidad

    f.
    1 softness.
    2 smoothness.
    3 delicacy.
    4 gentleness.
    5 mildness.
    6 gentleness.
    * * *
    1 (dulzura) softness
    2 (lisura) smoothness, evenness
    3 figurado (docilidad) gentleness, mildness
    5 figurado (de música, palabras, viento, etc) softness, gentleness
    6 figurado (del clima, tabaco, sabor) mildness
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=lisura) [de superficie] smoothness, evenness; [de piel] smoothness
    2) (=falta de intensidad) [de color, movimiento, brisa, reprimenda] gentleness; [de clima, sabor, olor] mildness; [de trabajo] easiness; [de melodía, voz] softness, sweetness; [de ruido] quietness
    * * *
    femenino ( de la piel) smoothness, softness; (de jabón, champú) gentleness, mildness; (de tono, acento) gentleness, softness; ( de color) softness, paleness; ( de movimiento) gentleness; ( de carácter) mildness, gentleness
    * * *
    = gentleness, softness, smoothness.
    Ex. Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.
    Ex. The error of 'leniency, softness, or spinelessness' is the most common one -- taking the easy way out.
    Ex. In practice, we find that antonyms often fall into the category of quasi-synonyms which represent points on the same continuum, eg roughness -- smoothness.
    * * *
    femenino ( de la piel) smoothness, softness; (de jabón, champú) gentleness, mildness; (de tono, acento) gentleness, softness; ( de color) softness, paleness; ( de movimiento) gentleness; ( de carácter) mildness, gentleness
    * * *
    = gentleness, softness, smoothness.

    Ex: Indeed, the Clarendon Press kept a Napier double platen machine at work until 1950 for the sake of its gentleness with the delicate kerns of Fell italic.

    Ex: The error of 'leniency, softness, or spinelessness' is the most common one -- taking the easy way out.
    Ex: In practice, we find that antonyms often fall into the category of quasi-synonyms which represent points on the same continuum, eg roughness -- smoothness.

    * * *
    1 (de la piel) smoothness, softness; (de un jabón, champú) gentleness, mildness
    2 (de un tono, acento) gentleness, softness
    3 (de un color) softness, paleness
    4 (de un movimiento) gentleness
    5 (de carácter) mildness, gentleness
    * * *

    suavidad sustantivo femenino ( de la piel) smoothness, softness;
    (de jabón, champú, clima) mildness;
    (de tono, acento) gentleness, softness;
    ( de color) softness, paleness;
    ( de movimiento) gentleness;
    ( de carácter) mildness, gentleness
    suavidad sustantivo femenino
    1 (de una superficie, de la piel, etc) smoothness, softness
    2 (de tono, luz, música, etc) softness
    (de color) paleness
    (de sabor) mildness
    (de clima) mildness
    (de trato, carácter) gentleness, mildness, mellowness
    ' suavidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    delicadeza
    English:
    lightly
    - mildness
    - quietness
    - smoothness
    - softness
    * * *
    1. [al tacto] [de piel, toalla] softness;
    [de jabón] mildness;
    la acarició con suavidad he caressed her gently
    2. [falta de brusquedad] [de movimiento] smoothness;
    [de curva, cuesta] gentleness
    3. [de sabor, olor] mildness;
    [de color] softness
    4. [de clima] mildness;
    [de brisa] gentleness; [de carácter] gentleness
    5. [de tarea, ritmo] gentleness
    6. [docilidad] meekness
    * * *
    f
    1 al tacto softness, smoothness
    2 de sabor, licor mildness
    * * *
    : softness, smoothness, mellowness

    Spanish-English dictionary > suavidad

  • 12 tenazmente

    adv.
    tenaciously.
    * * *
    1 tenaciously
    * * *
    ADV (=con perseverancia) tenaciously; (=con tozudez) stubbornly
    * * *
    = tenaciously, doggedly, sturdily, earnestly.
    Ex. Many administrators are afraid to delegate authority; they clutch it tenaciously.
    Ex. Classes of children can sometimes prove to be stubbornly set against having anything to do with book introductions, and it is better then to engage them in other activities rather than be doggedly determined to have one's own way and to go on in the face of their antagonism.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. Falteringly, but earnestly he read the story and when he finished, he put his head down on the table and sobbed.
    * * *
    = tenaciously, doggedly, sturdily, earnestly.

    Ex: Many administrators are afraid to delegate authority; they clutch it tenaciously.

    Ex: Classes of children can sometimes prove to be stubbornly set against having anything to do with book introductions, and it is better then to engage them in other activities rather than be doggedly determined to have one's own way and to go on in the face of their antagonism.
    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex: Falteringly, but earnestly he read the story and when he finished, he put his head down on the table and sobbed.

    * * *
    tenaciously
    * * *
    1. [con perseverancia] tenaciously
    2. [con persistencia] stubbornly
    * * *
    : tenaciously

    Spanish-English dictionary > tenazmente

  • 13 vigorosamente

    adv.
    vigorously, lustily.
    * * *
    1 vigorously
    * * *
    ADV (gen) vigorously; (=con fuerza) strongly, forcefully; (=con dificultad) strenuously
    * * *
    = actively, sturdily, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], robustly, strongly, forcefully, lustily.
    Ex. In addition to continuing and advancing programs begun prior to his directorship, Mr. Welsh has actively supported current efforts toward Universal Bibliographical Control.
    Ex. Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex. Far from being an innocuous social institution the public library is an arena where culture has been vigorously contested.
    Ex. Exports of manufacturing goods to former communist countries have declined sharply, but exports to the European Community across an array of goods -- including heavy machinery -- have grown robustly.
    Ex. The student is strongly recommended to examine the guiding provided in any libraries to which he has access.
    Ex. Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.
    Ex. France's national anthem was lustily jeered by the crowd at the opening of a France-Tunisia friendly match in Paris last night.
    * * *
    = actively, sturdily, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], robustly, strongly, forcefully, lustily.

    Ex: In addition to continuing and advancing programs begun prior to his directorship, Mr. Welsh has actively supported current efforts toward Universal Bibliographical Control.

    Ex: Standardization never became quite complete, especially as regards height-to-paper; the Clarendon Press sturdily retains the so-called Dutch height of 23-851 mm. to this day, and various aberrant heights may still be found in Europe.
    Ex: Far from being an innocuous social institution the public library is an arena where culture has been vigorously contested.
    Ex: Exports of manufacturing goods to former communist countries have declined sharply, but exports to the European Community across an array of goods -- including heavy machinery -- have grown robustly.
    Ex: The student is strongly recommended to examine the guiding provided in any libraries to which he has access.
    Ex: Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.
    Ex: France's national anthem was lustily jeered by the crowd at the opening of a France-Tunisia friendly match in Paris last night.

    * * *
    vigorously
    * * *
    vigorously

    Spanish-English dictionary > vigorosamente

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