Translation: from spanish

foraging

  • 1 avoceta

    f.
    avocet, a wading bird.
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    1 avocet
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    = avocet.
    Ex. The creation of these freshwater wetlands has provided new breeding and foraging habitats for stilts and avocets.
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    Ex: The creation of these freshwater wetlands has provided new breeding and foraging habitats for stilts and avocets.

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    avocet
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    avocet

    Spanish-English dictionary > avoceta

  • 2 bolsa de la compra

    (n.) = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag
    Ex. In some libraries, shopping bags and briefcases must be deposited in lockers or a left-luggage area in the library foyer to prevent their use in smuggling out items which have not been issued.
    Ex. Carrying cases, such as briefcases, knapsacks, and grocery bags were the second most common possessions held by patrons working in the library.
    Ex. Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.
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    (n.) = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag

    Ex: In some libraries, shopping bags and briefcases must be deposited in lockers or a left-luggage area in the library foyer to prevent their use in smuggling out items which have not been issued.

    Ex: Carrying cases, such as briefcases, knapsacks, and grocery bags were the second most common possessions held by patrons working in the library.
    Ex: Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.

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    shopping bag

    Spanish-English dictionary > bolsa de la compra

  • 3 bolsa para la compra

    (n.) = shopping bag, carrier bag
    Ex. In some libraries, shopping bags and briefcases must be deposited in lockers or a left-luggage area in the library foyer to prevent their use in smuggling out items which have not been issued.
    Ex. Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.
    * * *
    (n.) = shopping bag, carrier bag

    Ex: In some libraries, shopping bags and briefcases must be deposited in lockers or a left-luggage area in the library foyer to prevent their use in smuggling out items which have not been issued.

    Ex: Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bolsa para la compra

  • 4 búsqueda

    f.
    1 search, quest, pursuit, research.
    2 chase, hunting.
    3 data search, lookup, look-up.
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    1 search
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    noun f.
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    SF search (de for)

    a o en búsqueda de algo — in search of sth

    búsqueda y sustitución — (Inform) find and replace

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    femenino search

    búsqueda de algo/alguien — search for something/somebody

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    = chase, look-up [lookup], search, search request, searching, hunt, hunting, reaching, trawl, querying.
    Ex. Enthusiasm in a searcher, of course, all are agreed on: 'he must delight in the chase for its own sake'.
    Ex. With online display, the alphabetical arrangement can become less significant, since all look-ups can be achieved with the computer, and there is less need for the scanning of alphabetical lists.
    Ex. Even a user who starts a search with a specific subject in mind, may be seeking a specific subject which does not quite match requirements.
    Ex. The search request is displayed on the screen and assigned a number in the extreme left column.
    Ex. Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.
    Ex. If a search, manual or on-line, appears likely to last more than a few minutes, and should the librarian decide not to encourage the enquirer to join in the hunt, good practice requires that the visitor be given something to be going on with and invited to sit down.
    Ex. It was not until the 16th century that falconry and stag hunting gained the significance that it retained until 1789.
    Ex. 'Searching' or even 'ordering' would be better, so long as we didn't imply by either of them an 'irritable reaching after fact and reason'.
    Ex. 'Systematic review' is the process whereby similar studies, identified from a comprehensive trawl of numerous databases, are summarized in digestible form.
    Ex. The project consortium will complete a feasibility study into the automatic indexing of free text and the multilingual querying of text databases = El consorcio creado realizar el proyecto llevará a cabo un estudio de viabilidad sobre la indización automática de texto libre y la consulta en varios idiomas de bases de datos de texto.
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    * acotador de búsqueda = search qualifier.
    * acotar una búsqueda = narrow + search, qualify + search, refine + search.
    * agente de búsqueda = intelligent search agent, search agent.
    * ampliar una búsqueda = broaden + search, expand + Posesivo + search.
    * anterior a la búsqueda = pre-search.
    * árbol de búsqueda binario = binary search tree.
    * búsqueda a terceros = third party searching.
    * búsqueda a través de ficheros de identificación documental = signature-based search.
    * búsqueda automatizada = computer searching, computer search, automated searching.
    * búsqueda avanzada = advanced search.
    * búsqueda bibliográfica = literature searching, literature search, bibliographic search.
    * búsqueda booleana = Boolean searching.
    * búsqueda con anterioridad al pedido = preorder searching.
    * búsqueda contextual = contextual searching.
    * búsqueda cruzada = federated search.
    * búsqueda cruzada de ficheros = cross-file searching.
    * búsqueda de citas = citation search.
    * búsqueda de comida = foraging.
    * búsqueda de datos = fact-finding.
    * búsqueda de documento conocido = known-item search.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * búsqueda deductiva = heuristic search.
    * búsqueda de empleo = job searching, job hunting.
    * búsqueda de información = fact-finding, quest for + information, information seeking.
    * búsqueda de la verdad = truth-seeking.
    * búsqueda del conocimiento = quest for/of knowledge.
    * búsqueda del tesoro = treasure hunt, scavenger hunt.
    * búsqueda de nuevos genes = gene-harvesting.
    * búsqueda de oro = gold digging.
    * búsqueda de palabras clave = keyword search.
    * búsqueda de pareja = mate finding.
    * búsqueda de proximidad = proximity searching.
    * búsqueda de recursos = resource discovery.
    * búsqueda de secuencias de caracteres = string search, string searching.
    * búsqueda de tesoros = treasure-seeking.
    * búsqueda de texto libre = free text search, free-text searching.
    * búsqueda de títulos = title search.
    * búsqueda de varios ficheros a la vez = multi-file searching.
    * búsqueda difusa = fuzzy match, fuzzy matching.
    * búsqueda documental = document search.
    * búsqueda eficaz = savvy searching.
    * búsqueda en el índice = index searching.
    * búsqueda en lenguaje natural = natural language searching.
    * búsqueda en línea = online searching, online search.
    * búsqueda en múltiples bases de datos = cross database searching.
    * búsqueda en múltiples ficheros = cross-file searching.
    * búsqueda en serie = serial search, serial searching.
    * búsqueda en texto completo = full text search.
    * búsqueda en vano = wild goose chase.
    * búsqueda evolutiva = berrypicking.
    * búsqueda exacta = exact match.
    * búsqueda global = comprehensive search.
    * búsqueda inteligente = savvy searching.
    * búsqueda interactiva = interactive searching, interactive search.
    * búsqueda inversa = backtracking search.
    * búsqueda iterativa = iterative searching.
    * búsqueda lateral = lateral searching.
    * búsqueda manual = manual searching.
    * búsqueda mecánica = machine searching.
    * búsqueda parcial = partial match.
    * búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunting, executive search.
    * búsqueda ponderada = weighted query.
    * búsqueda por autor = author searching.
    * búsqueda por autor/título = author/title search.
    * búsqueda por campos = field searching.
    * búsqueda por descriptores = descriptor searching.
    * búsqueda por el usuario final = end-user searching.
    * búsqueda por materia = subject searching, topical subject search.
    * búsqueda por materias = subject search, subject query, subject browsing.
    * búsqueda por máxima proximidad = nearest neighbour searching.
    * búsqueda por medio de menús = menu-assisted searching.
    * búsqueda por medio de órdenes = command search.
    * búsqueda por palabra del título = title word search.
    * búsqueda por rangos = range searching, ranged search.
    * búsqueda por secuencia de caracteres = character-string search.
    * búsqueda por términos ponderados = weighted term search.
    * búsqueda rápida = scanning.
    * búsqueda repetitiva = iterative search.
    * búsqueda retrospectiva = retrospective search, retrospective searching.
    * búsquedas de secuencias de caracteres = text-string searching.
    * búsqueda simple = simple search.
    * búsqueda simultánea en varios ficheros = cross-searching [cross searching].
    * búsqueda simultánea en varios sitios = cross-search [cross search].
    * Búsqueda Simultánea Remota (SRS) = Simultaneous Remote Searching (SRS).
    * búsqueda tabú = tabu search.
    * búsqueda truncada = truncated search.
    * búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue (SAR).
    * capacidad de búsqueda = searching power.
    * clave de búsqueda = search key.
    * clave de búsqueda derivado = derived search key.
    * clave de búsqueda por el título = title key.
    * clave de búsqueda por nombre de autor = author key.
    * clave de búsqueda truncada = truncated key.
    * clave de búsqueda truncada derivada = truncated derived search key.
    * código de búsqueda = searchable code, search code.
    * coincidencia de mayúsculas y minúsculas en la búsqueda = case sensitivity.
    * comportamiento de búsqueda de información = information-seeking behaviour.
    * condición de búsqueda = search requirement.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda = information literacy.
    * construir una búsqueda = construct + search.
    * construir un enunciado de búsqueda = state + search topic.
    * criterios de búsqueda = search criteria.
    * cumplir la condición de la búsqueda = match + request specification.
    * cumplir un enunciado lógico de búsqueda = satisfy + logic statement.
    * de acuerdo con la búsqueda de cadenas de caracteres = on a string search basis.
    * delimitar una búsqueda = narrow + search, qualify + search, refine + search.
    * desconocimiento de las destrezas básicas en la búsqueda, rec = information illiteracy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * detener búsqueda = discontinue + search.
    * donde se pueden hacer búsquedas = queriable.
    * durante la búsqueda = at the search stage.
    * ecuación de búsqueda = search argument, search expression, search formulation.
    * elemento de búsqueda ficticio = rogue string.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * empresa de búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunter.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en la búsqueda de = in the quest for.
    * enseñanza en la búsqueda de información = information instruction.
    * enunciado de búsqueda = search prescription, search statement, search query, query statement.
    * enunciado de búsqueda de documentos multimedia = multimedia query.
    * enunciado de búsqueda en texto libre = free-text search statement.
    * equipo de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue team.
    * estadísticas de búsqueda = searching statistics.
    * estrategia de búsqueda = search strategy, search process.
    * estrategia de búsqueda de información = information seeking pattern.
    * expansión de una búsqueda por medio del tesauro = thesaurus expansion.
    * explosión de las búsquedas = explosion of searches.
    * expresión de búsqueda = access vector, search expression.
    * facilidad de búsqueda = scannability, soughtness, searchability, findability.
    * formulación de una búsqueda = query formulation.
    * formular una ecuación de búsqueda = formulate + search strategy.
    * grado de coincidencia entre el tema de un documento y el tema de búsqueda = topicality.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * guardar una búsqueda en disco = save + Posesivo + search + to disc.
    * hábito de búsqueda de información = information-seeking habit.
    * hacer búsquedas en = search through.
    * hacer cambios en la búsqueda = renegotiate + search.
    * hacer una búsqueda = look up, submit + search, do + search.
    * hacer una búsqueda en Google = google.
    * hacer una búsqueda mediante el operador O = OR together.
    * hacer una búsqueda mediante el operador Y = AND together.
    * herramienta de búsqueda = search aid, finding aid, search tool.
    * herramientas de ayuda para la búsqueda = searching aid.
    * historial de búsqueda = search history.
    * impreso de perfil de búsqueda = profile search form.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * interfaz de búsqueda = search interface.
    * juego de búsqueda bibliográfica = library scavenger hunt.
    * lenguaje de búsqueda = search language.
    * limitar búsqueda = limit + search.
    * línea de búsqueda = query line.
    * lista de búsqueda = finding list.
    * lógica de búsqueda = search logic.
    * lógica de búsqueda por ponderación = weighted-term search logic.
    * método de búsqueda = search paradigm.
    * misión de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue mission.
    * motor de búsqueda = portal, search engine, crawler.
    * número de búsquedas fallidas = failure rate.
    * número de la búsqueda = set number.
    * opción de búsqueda = search option.
    * opciones de búsqueda = search capabilities.
    * operación de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue operation, search and rescue mission.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * orden de ampliar la búsqueda a los términos relaci = explode command.
    * papeleta de petición de búsqueda en línea = online search request form.
    * paradigma de búsqueda = search paradigm.
    * perfil de búsqueda = search profile.
    * petición de búsqueda = search request.
    * ponderación de los términos de la ecuación de búsqueda = query term weighting.
    * posibilidades de búsqueda = searching capabilities, searchability, retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * posterior a la búsqueda = post-search.
    * precisar una búsqueda = focus + Posesivo + search.
    * proceso de búsqueda = searching process, search process.
    * programa de búsqueda = search software, search software package.
    * proveedor de servicios de búsqueda en línea = online search service supplier.
    * realizar una búsqueda = conduct + search, execute + search, perform + search, run + search, undertake + search, carry out + search.
    * recuadro de búsqueda = search box.
    * reformulación de la búsqueda = query reformation.
    * restringir una búsqueda = limit + selection, narrow + search, qualify + search, qualify + selection.
    * resultado de la búsqueda = posting, search output, search result, searching result.
    * resultado de una búsqueda = set.
    * robot de búsqueda = portal, search engine, crawler, Web crawler.
    * servicio de búsqueda = search service.
    * sesión de búsqueda = search session.
    * sistema de búsqueda = paging system.
    * técnica de búsqueda automatizada = computer-searching technique.
    * tema de búsqueda = search topic.
    * término de búsqueda = search term, search word.
    * término de la búsqueda = query term.
    * tiempo de búsqueda = search time.
    * tipos de búsqueda = retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * vector de búsqueda = query vector.
    * velocidad de búsqueda = search speed.
    * ventana de búsqueda = search box.
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    femenino search

    búsqueda de algo/alguien — search for something/somebody

    * * *
    = chase, look-up [lookup], search, search request, searching, hunt, hunting, reaching, trawl, querying.

    Ex: Enthusiasm in a searcher, of course, all are agreed on: 'he must delight in the chase for its own sake'.

    Ex: With online display, the alphabetical arrangement can become less significant, since all look-ups can be achieved with the computer, and there is less need for the scanning of alphabetical lists.
    Ex: Even a user who starts a search with a specific subject in mind, may be seeking a specific subject which does not quite match requirements.
    Ex: The search request is displayed on the screen and assigned a number in the extreme left column.
    Ex: Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.
    Ex: If a search, manual or on-line, appears likely to last more than a few minutes, and should the librarian decide not to encourage the enquirer to join in the hunt, good practice requires that the visitor be given something to be going on with and invited to sit down.
    Ex: It was not until the 16th century that falconry and stag hunting gained the significance that it retained until 1789.
    Ex: 'Searching' or even 'ordering' would be better, so long as we didn't imply by either of them an 'irritable reaching after fact and reason'.
    Ex: 'Systematic review' is the process whereby similar studies, identified from a comprehensive trawl of numerous databases, are summarized in digestible form.
    Ex: The project consortium will complete a feasibility study into the automatic indexing of free text and the multilingual querying of text databases = El consorcio creado realizar el proyecto llevará a cabo un estudio de viabilidad sobre la indización automática de texto libre y la consulta en varios idiomas de bases de datos de texto.
    * acotador de búsqueda = search qualifier.
    * acotar una búsqueda = narrow + search, qualify + search, refine + search.
    * agente de búsqueda = intelligent search agent, search agent.
    * ampliar una búsqueda = broaden + search, expand + Posesivo + search.
    * anterior a la búsqueda = pre-search.
    * árbol de búsqueda binario = binary search tree.
    * búsqueda a terceros = third party searching.
    * búsqueda a través de ficheros de identificación documental = signature-based search.
    * búsqueda automatizada = computer searching, computer search, automated searching.
    * búsqueda avanzada = advanced search.
    * búsqueda bibliográfica = literature searching, literature search, bibliographic search.
    * búsqueda booleana = Boolean searching.
    * búsqueda con anterioridad al pedido = preorder searching.
    * búsqueda contextual = contextual searching.
    * búsqueda cruzada = federated search.
    * búsqueda cruzada de ficheros = cross-file searching.
    * búsqueda de citas = citation search.
    * búsqueda de comida = foraging.
    * búsqueda de datos = fact-finding.
    * búsqueda de documento conocido = known-item search.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * búsqueda deductiva = heuristic search.
    * búsqueda de empleo = job searching, job hunting.
    * búsqueda de información = fact-finding, quest for + information, information seeking.
    * búsqueda de la verdad = truth-seeking.
    * búsqueda del conocimiento = quest for/of knowledge.
    * búsqueda del tesoro = treasure hunt, scavenger hunt.
    * búsqueda de nuevos genes = gene-harvesting.
    * búsqueda de oro = gold digging.
    * búsqueda de palabras clave = keyword search.
    * búsqueda de pareja = mate finding.
    * búsqueda de proximidad = proximity searching.
    * búsqueda de recursos = resource discovery.
    * búsqueda de secuencias de caracteres = string search, string searching.
    * búsqueda de tesoros = treasure-seeking.
    * búsqueda de texto libre = free text search, free-text searching.
    * búsqueda de títulos = title search.
    * búsqueda de varios ficheros a la vez = multi-file searching.
    * búsqueda difusa = fuzzy match, fuzzy matching.
    * búsqueda documental = document search.
    * búsqueda eficaz = savvy searching.
    * búsqueda en el índice = index searching.
    * búsqueda en lenguaje natural = natural language searching.
    * búsqueda en línea = online searching, online search.
    * búsqueda en múltiples bases de datos = cross database searching.
    * búsqueda en múltiples ficheros = cross-file searching.
    * búsqueda en serie = serial search, serial searching.
    * búsqueda en texto completo = full text search.
    * búsqueda en vano = wild goose chase.
    * búsqueda evolutiva = berrypicking.
    * búsqueda exacta = exact match.
    * búsqueda global = comprehensive search.
    * búsqueda inteligente = savvy searching.
    * búsqueda interactiva = interactive searching, interactive search.
    * búsqueda inversa = backtracking search.
    * búsqueda iterativa = iterative searching.
    * búsqueda lateral = lateral searching.
    * búsqueda manual = manual searching.
    * búsqueda mecánica = machine searching.
    * búsqueda parcial = partial match.
    * búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunting, executive search.
    * búsqueda ponderada = weighted query.
    * búsqueda por autor = author searching.
    * búsqueda por autor/título = author/title search.
    * búsqueda por campos = field searching.
    * búsqueda por descriptores = descriptor searching.
    * búsqueda por el usuario final = end-user searching.
    * búsqueda por materia = subject searching, topical subject search.
    * búsqueda por materias = subject search, subject query, subject browsing.
    * búsqueda por máxima proximidad = nearest neighbour searching.
    * búsqueda por medio de menús = menu-assisted searching.
    * búsqueda por medio de órdenes = command search.
    * búsqueda por palabra del título = title word search.
    * búsqueda por rangos = range searching, ranged search.
    * búsqueda por secuencia de caracteres = character-string search.
    * búsqueda por términos ponderados = weighted term search.
    * búsqueda rápida = scanning.
    * búsqueda repetitiva = iterative search.
    * búsqueda retrospectiva = retrospective search, retrospective searching.
    * búsquedas de secuencias de caracteres = text-string searching.
    * búsqueda simple = simple search.
    * búsqueda simultánea en varios ficheros = cross-searching [cross searching].
    * búsqueda simultánea en varios sitios = cross-search [cross search].
    * Búsqueda Simultánea Remota (SRS) = Simultaneous Remote Searching (SRS).
    * búsqueda tabú = tabu search.
    * búsqueda truncada = truncated search.
    * búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue (SAR).
    * capacidad de búsqueda = searching power.
    * clave de búsqueda = search key.
    * clave de búsqueda derivado = derived search key.
    * clave de búsqueda por el título = title key.
    * clave de búsqueda por nombre de autor = author key.
    * clave de búsqueda truncada = truncated key.
    * clave de búsqueda truncada derivada = truncated derived search key.
    * código de búsqueda = searchable code, search code.
    * coincidencia de mayúsculas y minúsculas en la búsqueda = case sensitivity.
    * comportamiento de búsqueda de información = information-seeking behaviour.
    * condición de búsqueda = search requirement.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda = information literacy.
    * construir una búsqueda = construct + search.
    * construir un enunciado de búsqueda = state + search topic.
    * criterios de búsqueda = search criteria.
    * cumplir la condición de la búsqueda = match + request specification.
    * cumplir un enunciado lógico de búsqueda = satisfy + logic statement.
    * de acuerdo con la búsqueda de cadenas de caracteres = on a string search basis.
    * delimitar una búsqueda = narrow + search, qualify + search, refine + search.
    * desconocimiento de las destrezas básicas en la búsqueda, rec = information illiteracy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * detener búsqueda = discontinue + search.
    * donde se pueden hacer búsquedas = queriable.
    * durante la búsqueda = at the search stage.
    * ecuación de búsqueda = search argument, search expression, search formulation.
    * elemento de búsqueda ficticio = rogue string.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * empresa de búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunter.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en la búsqueda de = in the quest for.
    * enseñanza en la búsqueda de información = information instruction.
    * enunciado de búsqueda = search prescription, search statement, search query, query statement.
    * enunciado de búsqueda de documentos multimedia = multimedia query.
    * enunciado de búsqueda en texto libre = free-text search statement.
    * equipo de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue team.
    * estadísticas de búsqueda = searching statistics.
    * estrategia de búsqueda = search strategy, search process.
    * estrategia de búsqueda de información = information seeking pattern.
    * expansión de una búsqueda por medio del tesauro = thesaurus expansion.
    * explosión de las búsquedas = explosion of searches.
    * expresión de búsqueda = access vector, search expression.
    * facilidad de búsqueda = scannability, soughtness, searchability, findability.
    * formulación de una búsqueda = query formulation.
    * formular una ecuación de búsqueda = formulate + search strategy.
    * grado de coincidencia entre el tema de un documento y el tema de búsqueda = topicality.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * guardar una búsqueda en disco = save + Posesivo + search + to disc.
    * hábito de búsqueda de información = information-seeking habit.
    * hacer búsquedas en = search through.
    * hacer cambios en la búsqueda = renegotiate + search.
    * hacer una búsqueda = look up, submit + search, do + search.
    * hacer una búsqueda en Google = google.
    * hacer una búsqueda mediante el operador O = OR together.
    * hacer una búsqueda mediante el operador Y = AND together.
    * herramienta de búsqueda = search aid, finding aid, search tool.
    * herramientas de ayuda para la búsqueda = searching aid.
    * historial de búsqueda = search history.
    * impreso de perfil de búsqueda = profile search form.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * interfaz de búsqueda = search interface.
    * juego de búsqueda bibliográfica = library scavenger hunt.
    * lenguaje de búsqueda = search language.
    * limitar búsqueda = limit + search.
    * línea de búsqueda = query line.
    * lista de búsqueda = finding list.
    * lógica de búsqueda = search logic.
    * lógica de búsqueda por ponderación = weighted-term search logic.
    * método de búsqueda = search paradigm.
    * misión de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue mission.
    * motor de búsqueda = portal, search engine, crawler.
    * número de búsquedas fallidas = failure rate.
    * número de la búsqueda = set number.
    * opción de búsqueda = search option.
    * opciones de búsqueda = search capabilities.
    * operación de búsqueda y rescate = search and rescue operation, search and rescue mission.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * orden de ampliar la búsqueda a los términos relaci = explode command.
    * papeleta de petición de búsqueda en línea = online search request form.
    * paradigma de búsqueda = search paradigm.
    * perfil de búsqueda = search profile.
    * petición de búsqueda = search request.
    * ponderación de los términos de la ecuación de búsqueda = query term weighting.
    * posibilidades de búsqueda = searching capabilities, searchability, retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * posterior a la búsqueda = post-search.
    * precisar una búsqueda = focus + Posesivo + search.
    * proceso de búsqueda = searching process, search process.
    * programa de búsqueda = search software, search software package.
    * proveedor de servicios de búsqueda en línea = online search service supplier.
    * realizar una búsqueda = conduct + search, execute + search, perform + search, run + search, undertake + search, carry out + search.
    * recuadro de búsqueda = search box.
    * reformulación de la búsqueda = query reformation.
    * restringir una búsqueda = limit + selection, narrow + search, qualify + search, qualify + selection.
    * resultado de la búsqueda = posting, search output, search result, searching result.
    * resultado de una búsqueda = set.
    * robot de búsqueda = portal, search engine, crawler, Web crawler.
    * servicio de búsqueda = search service.
    * sesión de búsqueda = search session.
    * sistema de búsqueda = paging system.
    * técnica de búsqueda automatizada = computer-searching technique.
    * tema de búsqueda = search topic.
    * término de búsqueda = search term, search word.
    * término de la búsqueda = query term.
    * tiempo de búsqueda = search time.
    * tipos de búsqueda = retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * vector de búsqueda = query vector.
    * velocidad de búsqueda = search speed.
    * ventana de búsqueda = search box.

    * * *
    search búsqueda DE algo/algn search FOR sth/sb
    Compuestos:
    treasure hunt
    ( Inf) wordsearch
    web search
    ( Inf) search and replace
    * * *

     

    búsqueda sustantivo femenino búsqueda (de algo/algn) search (for sth/sb)
    búsqueda sustantivo femenino search
    ' búsqueda' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    batida
    - consulta
    - busca
    - cuidadoso
    - minucioso
    English:
    for
    - fruitless
    - hunt
    - job hunting
    - look
    - pursuit
    - scouting
    - search
    - warrant
    - wild-goose chase
    - quest
    - treasure
    * * *
    search;
    a la búsqueda de algo in search of sth;
    Esp
    (ir) en búsqueda de (to go) in search of
    * * *
    f search;
    búsqueda en el texto INFOR search o find in the text
    * * *
    : search
    * * *
    búsqueda n search

    Spanish-English dictionary > búsqueda

  • 5 búsqueda de comida

    (n.) = foraging
    Ex. This article describes parallels between subsistence foraging and scholarly information seeking in the context of the World Wide Web.
    * * *
    (n.) = foraging

    Ex: This article describes parallels between subsistence foraging and scholarly information seeking in the context of the World Wide Web.

    Spanish-English dictionary > búsqueda de comida

  • 6 cigoñuela

    f.
    small stork-like bird.
    * * *
    = stilt.
    Ex. The creation of these freshwater wetlands has provided new breeding and foraging habitats for stilts and avocets.
    * * *

    Ex: The creation of these freshwater wetlands has provided new breeding and foraging habitats for stilts and avocets.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cigoñuela

  • 7 comida

    f.
    1 food (food).
    comida basura junk food
    comida casera home cooking
    comidas para empresas business catering
    comida preparada convenience food
    comida rápida fast food
    2 meal (almuerzo, cena).
    comida de Navidad Christmas dinner
    comida de trabajo business lunch
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: comer.
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: comedirse.
    * * *
    1 (alimento) food
    3 (almuerzo) lunch
    \
    comida basura junk food
    comida casera home cooking
    comida de negocios business lunch
    comida rápida fast food
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) food
    3) meal
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=alimento) food

    mamá está haciendo o preparando la comida — mum is making lunch

    comida precocinada, comida preparada — ready meals pl, precooked meals pl

    2) (=acto de comer) meal
    3) esp Esp (=almuerzo) lunch
    4) LAm (=cena) dinner, evening meal
    5) **

    comida de coco, comida de tarro, en la mili le han hecho una comida de coco o tarro — they brainwashed him when he was in the army

    este libro es una comida de coco o tarro — this book is pretty heavy stuff *

    * * *
    1) ( alimentos) food
    2)

    hago tres comidas al día — I have o eat three meals a day

    b) (AmL) (menú, platos) food

    hacer or preparar la comida — to get the food ready o cook the food

    3)
    a) (esp Esp, Méx) ( almuerzo) lunch, dinner (BrE)
    b) (esp AmL) ( cena) dinner, supper; ( en algunas regiones del Reino Unido) tea
    * * *
    = food, meal, eats, cuisine, food supply, grub, chow, nosh, foodstuffs, fare, supper, supply of food.
    Ex. Food, cookery and Mediterranean are isolates drawn from the facets of Domestic science, constituting phenomena studied.
    Ex. The pilot fish leads the shark to food, then lives off the crumbs of the shark's meals.
    Ex. Recounts the experience of some US book superstores in offering drinks and eats in order to make them user friendly.
    Ex. Diet books are now more flexible, and there is a resurgence of interest in vegetarian cuisine.
    Ex. This study investigated the mechanisms by which these changes have impacted on birds and their food supplies.
    Ex. Why grub has to be 'rustled up' is anyone's guess; that is just the way it was on the Wild West.
    Ex. The lowly chow of the rural poor has gone highbrow.
    Ex. Top it off with spicy guacamole and it's worth the nosh.
    Ex. Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
    Ex. This stylish cafe, situated in a heritage-listed building that used to be a gun shop, offers original, restaurant-quality fare.
    Ex. A big pumpkin, cut into quarters and baked, is a sweet and warming supper.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    ----
    * atracarse de comida = stuff + Posesivo + face.
    * atracón de comida = binge eating.
    * bolsa de comida = box lunch.
    * buena comida, la = good food.
    * búsqueda de comida = foraging.
    * cama y comida = food and board, bed and board.
    * comida al aire libre = cookout.
    * comida basura = junk food.
    * comida caliente = cooked meal.
    * comida de dos platos y postre = three-course meal.
    * comida de empresa = company dinner.
    * comida de fuera = outside food.
    * comida de Navidad = Christmas dinner.
    * comida de trabajo = business meal, professional meal.
    * comida de tres platos = three-course meal.
    * comida ecológica = ecological food.
    * comida en conserva = tinned food, canned food.
    * comida enlatada = tinned food, canned food.
    * comida escolar = school lunch, school dinner.
    * comida grasa = fatty food.
    * comida infantil = baby food.
    * comida para animales = animal feed.
    * comida para llevar = takeaway meal, take-out meal, take-out.
    * comida para niños = baby food.
    * comida para pájaros = bird seed.
    * comida para perros = dog food.
    * comida para picar = finger food.
    * comida poco saludable = unhealthy foods.
    * comida precocinada = baked goods.
    * comida preparada = take-out.
    * comida principal = main meal.
    * comida rápida = fast food, junk food.
    * comidas = dining.
    * comida saludable = wholesome food, healthy food.
    * comida sana = wholesome food, healthy food.
    * comidas caseras = home cooking.
    * comidas selectas = delicatessen [deli, -abrev.].
    * comida tradicional de los negros del sur de los Estados Unidos = soul food.
    * comida y alojamiento = board and lodging.
    * comida y habitación = board and lodging.
    * decoración de los carritos de la comida = trolley dressing.
    * en las comidas = at meal times.
    * gasto en comida = food bill.
    * harto de comida = fullfed.
    * hora de la comida = mealtime [meal time].
    * industria de la comida rápida, la = fast-food industry, the.
    * preparar la comida = cook + meal.
    * puesto de café y comida = coffee and lunch corner.
    * puesto de comida = food stall.
    * restaurante de comida rápida = fast-food restaurant.
    * ser muy delicado con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * ser muy melindroso con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * ser muy tiquismiquis con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * * *
    1) ( alimentos) food
    2)

    hago tres comidas al día — I have o eat three meals a day

    b) (AmL) (menú, platos) food

    hacer or preparar la comida — to get the food ready o cook the food

    3)
    a) (esp Esp, Méx) ( almuerzo) lunch, dinner (BrE)
    b) (esp AmL) ( cena) dinner, supper; ( en algunas regiones del Reino Unido) tea
    * * *
    = food, meal, eats, cuisine, food supply, grub, chow, nosh, foodstuffs, fare, supper, supply of food.

    Ex: Food, cookery and Mediterranean are isolates drawn from the facets of Domestic science, constituting phenomena studied.

    Ex: The pilot fish leads the shark to food, then lives off the crumbs of the shark's meals.
    Ex: Recounts the experience of some US book superstores in offering drinks and eats in order to make them user friendly.
    Ex: Diet books are now more flexible, and there is a resurgence of interest in vegetarian cuisine.
    Ex: This study investigated the mechanisms by which these changes have impacted on birds and their food supplies.
    Ex: Why grub has to be 'rustled up' is anyone's guess; that is just the way it was on the Wild West.
    Ex: The lowly chow of the rural poor has gone highbrow.
    Ex: Top it off with spicy guacamole and it's worth the nosh.
    Ex: Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
    Ex: This stylish cafe, situated in a heritage-listed building that used to be a gun shop, offers original, restaurant-quality fare.
    Ex: A big pumpkin, cut into quarters and baked, is a sweet and warming supper.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    * atracarse de comida = stuff + Posesivo + face.
    * atracón de comida = binge eating.
    * bolsa de comida = box lunch.
    * buena comida, la = good food.
    * búsqueda de comida = foraging.
    * cama y comida = food and board, bed and board.
    * comida al aire libre = cookout.
    * comida basura = junk food.
    * comida caliente = cooked meal.
    * comida de dos platos y postre = three-course meal.
    * comida de empresa = company dinner.
    * comida de fuera = outside food.
    * comida de Navidad = Christmas dinner.
    * comida de trabajo = business meal, professional meal.
    * comida de tres platos = three-course meal.
    * comida ecológica = ecological food.
    * comida en conserva = tinned food, canned food.
    * comida enlatada = tinned food, canned food.
    * comida escolar = school lunch, school dinner.
    * comida grasa = fatty food.
    * comida infantil = baby food.
    * comida para animales = animal feed.
    * comida para llevar = takeaway meal, take-out meal, take-out.
    * comida para niños = baby food.
    * comida para pájaros = bird seed.
    * comida para perros = dog food.
    * comida para picar = finger food.
    * comida poco saludable = unhealthy foods.
    * comida precocinada = baked goods.
    * comida preparada = take-out.
    * comida principal = main meal.
    * comida rápida = fast food, junk food.
    * comidas = dining.
    * comida saludable = wholesome food, healthy food.
    * comida sana = wholesome food, healthy food.
    * comidas caseras = home cooking.
    * comidas selectas = delicatessen [deli, -abrev.].
    * comida tradicional de los negros del sur de los Estados Unidos = soul food.
    * comida y alojamiento = board and lodging.
    * comida y habitación = board and lodging.
    * decoración de los carritos de la comida = trolley dressing.
    * en las comidas = at meal times.
    * gasto en comida = food bill.
    * harto de comida = fullfed.
    * hora de la comida = mealtime [meal time].
    * industria de la comida rápida, la = fast-food industry, the.
    * preparar la comida = cook + meal.
    * puesto de café y comida = coffee and lunch corner.
    * puesto de comida = food stall.
    * restaurante de comida rápida = fast-food restaurant.
    * ser muy delicado con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * ser muy melindroso con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * ser muy tiquismiquis con la comida = be a picky eater.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.

    * * *
    gastamos mucho en comida we spend a lot on food
    ¿te gusta la comida china? do you like Chinese food o cooking?
    comida para perros/gatos dog/cat food
    B
    hago tres comidas al día I have o eat three meals a day
    come mucho pan con la comida she eats a lot of bread with her meals o food
    aquí la comida fuerte es la del mediodía here the main meal is at midday
    2 (menú, platos) food
    en este bar no sirven comidas they don't serve o ( BrE) do meals in this bar
    está haciendo or preparando la comida he's getting the food ready o cooking the food
    Compuestos:
    junk food
    ● comida de negocios/de trabajo
    business/working lunch
    school lunch o dinner ( BrE)
    C
    1 (esp Esp, Méx) (almuerzo) lunch, dinner ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo comedirse: ( conjugate comedirse)

    me comida es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

    se comida es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

    comida sustantivo femenino


    comida basura/rápida junk/fast food


    ¿quién hace la comida en tu casa? who does the cooking in your house?;
    todavía no he hecho la comida I still haven't cooked the meal
    c) (esp Esp, Méx) ( almuerzo) lunch

    d) (esp AmL) ( cena) dinner, supper;

    ( en algunas regiones del Reino Unido) tea
    comido,-a adjetivo yo estoy comida, I've had lunch
    vinieron comidos, when they arrived they had already eaten
    ♦ Locuciones: sale lo comido por lo servido, (no compensar) it's not worthwhile
    ser pan comido, to be a piece of cake
    comida sustantivo femenino
    1 (alimentos) food: la comida escasea, food is scarce
    2 (ingesta de alimentos) meal
    (al mediodía) lunch: después de la comida siempre estamos un ratito de sobremesa, after dinner we always chat around the table
    La palabra comida puede referirse al alimento en general ( food), a cualquiera de las tres comidas del día ( meal) o a la comida del mediodía ( lunch), aunque algunos anglohablantes la llaman a veces dinner. ➣ Ver nota en dinner
    ' comida' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abalanzarse
    - aderezar
    - aderezo
    - alimento
    - almuerzo
    - ansiosa
    - ansioso
    - antojarse
    - aperitivo
    - apetitosa
    - apetitoso
    - atracarse
    - bocado
    - brocheta
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - comido
    - cruda
    - crudo
    - delicada
    - delicado
    - delito
    - desorbitada
    - desorbitado
    - destemplarse
    - enormidad
    - envidiar
    - estar
    - estropearse
    - fondón
    - fondona
    - fuerte
    - grasosa
    - grasoso
    - guarrear
    - harta
    - hartar
    - harto
    - hincar
    - indigestarse
    - ingerir
    - itacate
    - llenar
    - mesa
    - mierda
    - mucha
    - mucho
    - palillo
    - pasar
    - peculiar
    English:
    ample
    - beautiful
    - beg
    - binge
    - bite
    - bland
    - boiling
    - burn
    - can
    - canned
    - cater
    - caterer
    - complaint
    - concoct
    - consumption
    - cook
    - cooking
    - cool down
    - cool off
    - course
    - dainty
    - decay
    - defrost
    - dehydrated
    - delicacy
    - delicatessen
    - delightful
    - diet
    - dig into
    - digest
    - dinner
    - disagree
    - dish
    - doggy bag
    - eat up
    - enjoyable
    - excessive
    - fancy
    - far
    - fare
    - fast food
    - feed
    - filling station
    - finish up
    - fit
    - fix
    - food
    - forage
    - freeze
    - fresh
    * * *
    comida nf
    1. [alimento] food;
    la comida francesa/mexicana French/Mexican food;
    comida para perros/gatos dog/cat food
    comida basura junk food;
    comida casera home cooking;
    Méx comida chatarra junk food; Méx comida corrida set meal; Méx comida corriente set meal;
    comidas a domicilio = home delivery of food;
    comidas para empresas business catering;
    comida para llevar takeaway food;
    comida preparada ready meals;
    comida rápida fast food
    2. [acto de comer] meal;
    se sirven comidas [en letrero] food served
    3. Esp, Méx [al mediodía] lunch;
    dar una comida to have a lunch party;
    una comida de negocios o [m5] de trabajo a business lunch;
    4. esp Andes [a la noche] dinner
    * * *
    f
    1 (comestibles) food
    2 ocasión meal
    * * *
    comida nf
    1) : food
    2) : meal
    3) : dinner
    4)
    comida basura : junk food
    5)
    comida rápida : fast food
    * * *
    1. (alimentos) food
    ¿a qué hora quieres la comida? what time do you want lunch?

    Spanish-English dictionary > comida

  • 8 endrino

    adj.
    blue-black.
    m.
    blackthorn, sloe.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 blue-black
    1 sloe bush, blackthorn
    ————————
    1 sloe bush, blackthorn
    * * *
    SM blackthorn, sloe
    * * *
    masculino blackthorn, sloe
    * * *
    = blackthorn, blackthorn tree, blackthorn bush, sloe bush.
    Ex. These canes are made out of authentic blackthorn which is a reddish black wood with numerous knots.
    Ex. Blackthorn trees are said to be held sacred by fairies.
    Ex. The sloe is the fruit of the blackthorn bush, and you'll often find them making up part of a hedgerow, or growing near the edge of a field.
    Ex. Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.
    * * *
    masculino blackthorn, sloe
    * * *
    = blackthorn, blackthorn tree, blackthorn bush, sloe bush.

    Ex: These canes are made out of authentic blackthorn which is a reddish black wood with numerous knots.

    Ex: Blackthorn trees are said to be held sacred by fairies.
    Ex: The sloe is the fruit of the blackthorn bush, and you'll often find them making up part of a hedgerow, or growing near the edge of a field.
    Ex: Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.

    * * *
    blackthorn, sloe
    * * *
    blackthorn, sloe
    * * *
    m BOT blackthorn

    Spanish-English dictionary > endrino

  • 9 forraje

    m.
    fodder, forage.
    * * *
    1 (pienso) fodder, forage
    2 familiar (mezcla) hotch-potch
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Agr) (=alimento) fodder, forage
    2) (Agr) (=acción) foraging
    3) * (=mezcla) hotchpotch, hodgepodge (EEUU), mixture
    * * *
    masculino fodder, forage
    * * *
    = forage, fodder.
    Ex. These surveyors reported on terrain character and presence of wood, water and forage, and studied Indian tribal customs and languages.
    Ex. This book focuses on the provisioning of the Roman army with food, fodder, and firewood.
    * * *
    masculino fodder, forage
    * * *
    = forage, fodder.

    Ex: These surveyors reported on terrain character and presence of wood, water and forage, and studied Indian tribal customs and languages.

    Ex: This book focuses on the provisioning of the Roman army with food, fodder, and firewood.

    * * *
    1 (acción) foraging
    2 (alimento) fodder, forage
    * * *

    forraje sustantivo masculino fodder, forage: la alfalfa es un buen forraje para el ganado, alfafa is a good forage crop for cattle
    ' forraje' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    zacate
    English:
    fodder
    - silage
    * * *
    fodder, forage
    * * *
    m fodder
    * * *
    1) : forage, fodder
    2) : foraging
    3) fam : hodgepodge

    Spanish-English dictionary > forraje

  • 10 incursionismo

    Ex. This article describes parallels between subsistence foraging and scholarly information seeking in the context of the World Wide Web.
    * * *

    Ex: This article describes parallels between subsistence foraging and scholarly information seeking in the context of the World Wide Web.

    Spanish-English dictionary > incursionismo

  • 11 presa2

    2 = prey, quarry.
    Ex. This theory relates to the foraging behaviour of an animal and explains the range of prey for which it hunts.
    Ex. However, those who have tasted the succulent meat of this type of clam are more than willing to dig up to their armpits in the intertidal muck to capture such delicious quarry.
    ----
    * animal de presa = prey animal.
    * caer presa de = fall + prey to, be prey of.
    * convertir a Algo en presa fácil para = render + Nombre + easy prey to.
    * hacerse presa de = prey on/upon.
    * hacerse presa del pánico = panic.
    * pájaro de presa = bird of prey.
    * presa del pánico = panic-stricken.
    * presa fácil = sitting duck, easy prey.
    * ser presa de = be prey of.

    Spanish-English dictionary > presa2

  • 12 recolector

    m.
    1 collector, bill collector.
    2 collector, recipient.
    * * *
    ► nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 picker
    * * *
    recolector, -a
    SM / F (Agr) picker
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino ( de cereales) harvester; ( de fruta) picker
    * * *
    = gatherer, harvester, collector.
    Ex. This article examines the work of hunters, gatherers, farmers, factory workers, and information handlers from the Ice Age to the Information Age.
    Ex. The system has 3 main components: a harvester (for collecting information), a database (for making the collection searchable), and an user interface (for making the information available).
    Ex. Another such collector was Sir Walter Scott himself, who even as a boy had a collection of chapbooks.
    ----
    * cazador-recolector = hunter-gatherer.
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino ( de cereales) harvester; ( de fruta) picker
    * * *
    = gatherer, harvester, collector.

    Ex: This article examines the work of hunters, gatherers, farmers, factory workers, and information handlers from the Ice Age to the Information Age.

    Ex: The system has 3 main components: a harvester (for collecting information), a database (for making the collection searchable), and an user interface (for making the information available).
    Ex: Another such collector was Sir Walter Scott himself, who even as a boy had a collection of chapbooks.
    * cazador-recolector = hunter-gatherer.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Agr) (de cereales) harvester; (de fruta) picker
    2 ( RPl frml) (de basura) refuse collector ( frml)
    * * *
    recolector, -ora
    ♦ adj
    1. [maquinaria, época] harvesting
    2. [que vive de la recolección]
    sociedad recolectora foraging society;
    ♦ nm,f
    [persona] [de cosecha] harvester; [de fruta] picker; Am [de basura] Br refuse collector, US garbage collector
    ♦ nm
    Am [vehículo] [de basura] Br dustcart, rubbish truck, US garbage truck

    Spanish-English dictionary > recolector

  • 13 vereda pública

    (n.) = public footpath, public footpath
    Ex. Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.
    Ex. Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.
    * * *
    (n.) = public footpath, public footpath

    Ex: Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.

    Ex: Most of England's public footpaths will have at least one sloe bush on its route, and a very pleasant afternoon can be spent foraging the hedgerows for a carrier-bag full.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vereda pública

  • 14 presa

    f.
    hacer presa en alguien to seize o grip somebody
    ser presa de to be prey to
    ser presa del pánico to be panic-stricken
    2 dam (dique).
    3 prey, kill, catch, quarry.
    4 victim, sufferer.
    5 traffic jam, tailback.
    * * *
    2 (embalse) dam
    3 (acción) capture
    \
    hacer presa en to take hold of, seize
    presa de algo seized by
    ■ la víctima gritaba presa del terror the victim screamed, terror-stricken
    ser fácil presa de alguien to be easy prey for somebody
    ave de presa bird of prey
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - preso) 2. f., (m. - preso) 3. noun f.
    2) prey
    4) dam
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=animal apresado) [por cazador] catch; [por otro animal] prey

    hacer presa en algo: la desesperación hizo presa en los soldados — the soldiers were seized with despair

    2) [en un río] (=dique) dam; (=represa) weir, barrage
    3) (Mil) (=botín) spoils pl, booty; (Náut) prize
    4) (Agr) ditch, channel
    5) (=colmillo) tusk, fang; (Orn) claw
    6) esp LAm [de carne] piece (of meat)
    * * *
    1) ( en caza) prey

    presa DE algo — de terror/pánico seized with something

    hacer presa en algo/alguien: el pánico hizo presa en los espectadores the spectators were seized with panic; el fuego hizo presa en las ramas secas — the fire took hold in the dry branches

    2) ( dique) dam; ( embalse) reservoir, lake
    3) (AmS) ( de pollo) piece
    * * *
    1) ( en caza) prey

    presa DE algo — de terror/pánico seized with something

    hacer presa en algo/alguien: el pánico hizo presa en los espectadores the spectators were seized with panic; el fuego hizo presa en las ramas secas — the fire took hold in the dry branches

    2) ( dique) dam; ( embalse) reservoir, lake
    3) (AmS) ( de pollo) piece
    * * *
    presa1
    1 = dam, reservoir, weir.

    Ex: The article 'Poland: the dam breaks' outlines the history of severe censorship restrictions in Poland = El artículo "Polonia: la presa revienta" describe en líneas generales la historia de las fuertes restricciones de la censura en Polonia.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Tapping a serviceable resevoir: the selection of periodicals for art libraries'.
    Ex: To cut a long story short, just as they were nearing the weir the engine stopped working and they had to jump into the water.
    * construcción de presas = damming.
    * construir una presa = dam.

    presa2
    2 = prey, quarry.

    Ex: This theory relates to the foraging behaviour of an animal and explains the range of prey for which it hunts.

    Ex: However, those who have tasted the succulent meat of this type of clam are more than willing to dig up to their armpits in the intertidal muck to capture such delicious quarry.
    * animal de presa = prey animal.
    * caer presa de = fall + prey to, be prey of.
    * convertir a Algo en presa fácil para = render + Nombre + easy prey to.
    * hacerse presa de = prey on/upon.
    * hacerse presa del pánico = panic.
    * pájaro de presa = bird of prey.
    * presa del pánico = panic-stricken.
    * presa fácil = sitting duck, easy prey.
    * ser presa de = be prey of.

    * * *
    A (en caza) prey
    hacer presa en algo/algn: el pánico hizo presa en los espectadores panic seized the spectators, the spectators were seized with panic
    el fuego hizo presa en las ramas secas the fire took hold in the dry branches
    presa de algo seized WITH sth
    presa del terror, se alejó corriendo seized with terror, he ran off
    B (dique) dam, weir; (embalse) reservoir, lake
    C ( AmS) (de pollo) piece
    * * *

     

    presa sustantivo femenino
    1 ( en caza) prey;
    ◊ ser presa de algo (de terror, pánico) to be seized with sth

    2 ( dique) dam;
    ( embalse) reservoir, lake
    3 (AmS) ( de pollo) piece
    preso,-a
    I adjetivo imprisoned: se lo llevaron preso, he was taken prisoner
    estamos presos de los prejuicios, we're imprisoned by our prejudices
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino prisoner, convict
    presa sustantivo femenino
    1 (de caza) prey
    2 (dique, embalse) dam
    ♦ Locuciones: hacer presa, to seize
    ser presa de, to be a victim of: los pasajeros fueron presa del pánico, the passengers were seized with panic
    ' presa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    capturar
    - hidráulica
    - hidráulico
    - pantano
    - rastreo
    - retener
    - acechar
    - acosar
    - acoso
    - apresar
    - despedazar
    - despojos
    - esclusa
    - olfatear
    - perseguir
    - seguir
    English:
    barrage
    - dam
    - prey
    - quarry
    - seize
    - sitting duck
    - weir
    - bird
    - kill
    - reservoir
    - sitting
    * * *
    presa nf
    1. [captura] [de cazador] catch;
    [de animal] prey;
    hacer presa en alguien to seize o grip sb;
    ser presa de la emoción to be overcome with excitement;
    el público huyó presa del pánico the audience fled in panic;
    es presa fácil de los estafadores she's easy prey for swindlers;
    cayó presa de un espejismo she was taken in by an illusion
    2. [dique] dam
    la presa de Assuan o Asuán the Aswan Dam
    3. [de carne] piece
    * * *
    f
    1 ( dique) dam
    2 ( embalse) reservoir
    3 ( víctima) prey;
    ser presa del pánico be panic-stricken
    4 L.Am.
    para comer bite to eat
    I part → prender
    II adj
    :
    hacer preso a alguien take s.o. prisoner
    III m, presa f prisoner
    * * *
    presa nf
    1) : capture, seizure
    hacer presa de: to seize
    2) : catch, prey
    presa de: prey to, seized with
    3) : claw, fang
    4) dique: dam
    5) : morsel, piece (of food)
    * * *
    1. (víctima) prey
    2. (embalse) dam

    Spanish-English dictionary > presa

  • 15 algara

    f.
    1 the thin integument which covers an egg, onion, etc.
    2 a foraging party of cavalry. (Obsolete)
    * * *
    SF ( Hist) raid

    Spanish-English dictionary > algara

  • 16 hormiga conductora

    • foraging ant

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > hormiga conductora

  • 17 hormiga conductora

    f.
    foraging ant.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hormiga conductora

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