Translation: from spanish

harnessed

  • 1 adaptar a una aplicación concreta

    (v.) = harness
    Ex. When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    * * *
    (v.) = harness

    Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar a una aplicación concreta

  • 2 aprovechar

    v.
    1 to make the most of.
    me gustaría aprovechar esta oportunidad para… I'd like to take this opportunity to…
    aprovechar que… to make the most of the fact that…
    2 to put to good use (lo inservible).
    no tires los restos de la paella, los aprovecharé para hacer sopa don't throw what's left of the paella away, I'll use it to make a soup
    3 to make good use of, to avail, to make use of, to utilize.
    Silvia aprovecha el tiempo Silvia makes good use of the time.
    4 to take the opportunity to.
    María aprovecha salir Mary takes the opportunity to go out.
    Silvia aprovecha que no hay nadie Silvia takes advantage that nobody's here.
    5 to be useful, to be helpful, to be a help.
    Las herramientas aprovechan Tools are useful.
    * * *
    1 (emplear útilmente) to make good use of, make the most of
    2 (sacar provecho) to benefit from, take advantage of
    aprovechar la oportunidad/ocasión to seize the opportunity
    1 to be useful, make the most of it
    2 (avanzar) to improve, progress
    1 (de alguien) to take advantage (de, of); (de algo) to make the most (de, of)
    \
    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal!
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=utilizar) use

    aprovechar algo para hacer algo — to use sth to do sth, take advantage of sth to do sth

    aprovechó el descanso para tomarse un caféshe used o took advantage of the break to have a coffee

    2) (=sacar el máximo provecho de) [+ tiempo, espacio, ocasión] to make the most of; [+ conocimientos, experiencia] to make use of, make good use of

    Sánchez aprovechó el cansancio de su rivalSánchez capitalized on o took advantage of her opponent's tiredness

    2. VI
    1) (=obtener provecho)

    tú que eres soltera, aprovecha y disfruta — make the most of the fact that you're single and enjoy yourself

    aprovechar para hacer algo — to take the opportunity to do sth

    ¡ que aproveche! — [al comer] enjoy your meal!, bon appétit!, enjoy! (EEUU)

    2) (=progresar) to progress
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <tiempo/espacio/talento> to make the most of

    dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado — money/time well spent

    b) < oportunidad> to take advantage of

    voy a aprovechar que hace buen tiempo para... — I'm going to take advantage of the good weather to...

    aprovecho la ocasión para decirles que... — I would like to take this opportunity to tell you that...

    c) ( usar) to use

    aproveché los restos para... — I used the leftovers to...

    no tira nada, todo lo aprovecha — she doesn't throw anything away, she makes use of everything

    2.

    que aproveche! — enjoy your meal, bon appétit

    aprovechen ahora, que no tienen niños — make the most of it now, while you don't have children

    3.
    aprovecharse v pron
    a) ( abusar)

    aprovecharse de algo/alguien — to take advantage of something/somebody, to exploit something/somebody

    aprovecharse de alguien de una mujer to take advantage of somebody; de un niño to abuse somebody

    * * *
    = exploit, harness, build on/upon, sop up, put to + good use.
    Ex. The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
    Ex. When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex. The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.
    Ex. Here are activities to sop up those extra minutes by reinforcing what you're taught.
    Ex. Your advice, suggestions, comments are greatly appreciated and you can rest assured that they will be put to good use.
    ----
    * aprovechándose de = on the coattails of.
    * aprovechándose de la ocasión = opportunistically.
    * aprovechar Algo al máximo = make + the most of.
    * aprovechar al máximo = maximise [maximize, -USA], optimise [optimize, -USA], realise + to its full potential, exploit + full potential, take + full advantage (of), make + the best use of, get + the best out of, take + the best advantage, get + the most out of, realise + the potential, make + the best possible use of.
    * aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades = maximise + opportunities.
    * aprovechar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * aprovechar la experiencia profesional = harness + expertise.
    * aprovechar la ocasión = use + the occasion.
    * aprovechar la oportunidad = grasp + the opportunity, seize + the opportunity, take + the opportunity, make + hay while the sun shines.
    * aprovechar la situación = ride + the wave.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, develop + potential, develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades que nos ofrece = harness + the power of.
    * aprovechar mejor = squeeze + more life out of.
    * aprovechar mejor el dinero = get + more for + Posesivo + money.
    * aprovechar oportunidades = exploit + opportunities.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + posibilidades = achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + potencial = reach + Posesivo + potential.
    * aprovecharse = profit, screw, further + Posesivo + own interest, milk.
    * aprovecharse al máximo de = make + the best of.
    * aprovecharse de = take + advantage (of), piggyback [piggy-back], cash in on, prey on/upon, tap into, leverage, make + an opportunity (out) of, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails.
    * aprovecharse de las ventajas que ambas partes ofrecen = get + the best of both worlds.
    * aprovecharse de las ventajas que cada parte ofrece = get + the best of all worlds.
    * aprovecharse del interés general por Algo = exploit + appeal.
    * aprovecharse del mercado = skim + the market.
    * aprovecharse del sistema = game + the system, milk + the system.
    * aprovecharse de + Posesivo + posición = take + advantage of + Posesivo + position.
    * aprovecharse de recursos = tap + resources.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad = grab + opportunity, capitalise on + opportunity.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = jump on + the bandwagon.
    * aprovecharse económicamente = line + Posesivo + (own) pocket(s).
    * aprovechar una oportunidad = embrace + opportunity, catch + opportunity.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * oportunidad pasajera de la que hay que aprovecharse = bandwagon.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <tiempo/espacio/talento> to make the most of

    dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado — money/time well spent

    b) < oportunidad> to take advantage of

    voy a aprovechar que hace buen tiempo para... — I'm going to take advantage of the good weather to...

    aprovecho la ocasión para decirles que... — I would like to take this opportunity to tell you that...

    c) ( usar) to use

    aproveché los restos para... — I used the leftovers to...

    no tira nada, todo lo aprovecha — she doesn't throw anything away, she makes use of everything

    2.

    que aproveche! — enjoy your meal, bon appétit

    aprovechen ahora, que no tienen niños — make the most of it now, while you don't have children

    3.
    aprovecharse v pron
    a) ( abusar)

    aprovecharse de algo/alguien — to take advantage of something/somebody, to exploit something/somebody

    aprovecharse de alguien de una mujer to take advantage of somebody; de un niño to abuse somebody

    * * *
    = exploit, harness, build on/upon, sop up, put to + good use.

    Ex: The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.

    Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex: The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.
    Ex: Here are activities to sop up those extra minutes by reinforcing what you're taught.
    Ex: Your advice, suggestions, comments are greatly appreciated and you can rest assured that they will be put to good use.
    * aprovechándose de = on the coattails of.
    * aprovechándose de la ocasión = opportunistically.
    * aprovechar Algo al máximo = make + the most of.
    * aprovechar al máximo = maximise [maximize, -USA], optimise [optimize, -USA], realise + to its full potential, exploit + full potential, take + full advantage (of), make + the best use of, get + the best out of, take + the best advantage, get + the most out of, realise + the potential, make + the best possible use of.
    * aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades = maximise + opportunities.
    * aprovechar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * aprovechar la experiencia profesional = harness + expertise.
    * aprovechar la ocasión = use + the occasion.
    * aprovechar la oportunidad = grasp + the opportunity, seize + the opportunity, take + the opportunity, make + hay while the sun shines.
    * aprovechar la situación = ride + the wave.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, develop + potential, develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades que nos ofrece = harness + the power of.
    * aprovechar mejor = squeeze + more life out of.
    * aprovechar mejor el dinero = get + more for + Posesivo + money.
    * aprovechar oportunidades = exploit + opportunities.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + posibilidades = achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + potencial = reach + Posesivo + potential.
    * aprovecharse = profit, screw, further + Posesivo + own interest, milk.
    * aprovecharse al máximo de = make + the best of.
    * aprovecharse de = take + advantage (of), piggyback [piggy-back], cash in on, prey on/upon, tap into, leverage, make + an opportunity (out) of, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails.
    * aprovecharse de las ventajas que ambas partes ofrecen = get + the best of both worlds.
    * aprovecharse de las ventajas que cada parte ofrece = get + the best of all worlds.
    * aprovecharse del interés general por Algo = exploit + appeal.
    * aprovecharse del mercado = skim + the market.
    * aprovecharse del sistema = game + the system, milk + the system.
    * aprovecharse de + Posesivo + posición = take + advantage of + Posesivo + position.
    * aprovecharse de recursos = tap + resources.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad = grab + opportunity, capitalise on + opportunity.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = jump on + the bandwagon.
    * aprovecharse económicamente = line + Posesivo + (own) pocket(s).
    * aprovechar una oportunidad = embrace + opportunity, catch + opportunity.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * oportunidad pasajera de la que hay que aprovecharse = bandwagon.

    * * *
    aprovechar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹tiempo/recursos/talento› to make good use of; ‹situación› to take advantage of
    sabe aprovechar muy bien su tiempo she really knows how to use her time well o how to make the most of her time
    para aprovechar el espacio al máximo to make maximum o best use of the space
    aprovechan la presión de agua para generar electricidad they make use of o take advantage of o utilize the water pressure to generate electricity
    aprovecharon estos momentos de pánico para saquear varias tiendas they took advantage of the panic to loot several stores
    aprovechando la ocasión les diré que … I would like to take o ( frml) avail myself of this opportunity to tell you that …, may I take this opportunity to tell you that …?
    aprovechó la oportunidad para hacerse publicidad he used o ( frml) availed himself of the opportunity to promote himself
    aprovecho la presente para saludarlo atentamente (I remain) sincerely yours ( AmE), (I remain) yours faithfully ( BrE)
    voy a aprovechar que hace buen tiempo para ir a escalar I'm going to take advantage of the good weather to go climbing
    aprovecho que tengo un ratito libre para escribirte I finally have a spare moment so I thought I'd write to you
    no tira nada, todo lo aprovecha she doesn't throw anything away, she makes use of everything
    sabe aprovechar muy bien su belleza she knows how to make the most of her looks
    aprovecharé los restos de pollo para hacer unas croquetas I'll use the chicken leftovers to make some croquettes
    aprovecha tu juventud y diviértete make the most of your youth and enjoy yourself
    ■ aprovechar
    vi
    como pasaba por aquí, aproveché para venir a verte I was passing so I thought I'd take the opportunity to come and see you
    ya que lo paga la empresa, voy a aprovechar y comprar el más caro since the company is paying, I'm going to make the most of it and buy the dearest one
    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal, bon appétit
    aprovechen ahora, que no tienen niños make the most of it now, while you don't have children
    A
    1 (abusar) aprovecharse DE algo/algn to take advantage OF sth/sb, to exploit sth/sb
    se aprovechó de que no estaban sus padres para hacer una fiesta he took advantage of his parents being away to have a party, he exploited the fact that his parents were away to have a party
    2 (abusar sexualmente) aprovecharse DE algn ‹de una mujer› to take advantage OF sb; ‹de un niño› to abuse sb
    B ( enf):
    aprovéchate ahora que eres joven make the most of it while you're young
    * * *

     

    aprovechar ( conjugate aprovechar) verbo transitivo
    a)tiempo/espacio/talento to make the most of;

    dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado money/time well spent;

    es espacio mal aprovechado it's a waste of space

    aprovecho la ocasión para decirles que … I would like to take this opportunity to tell you that …

    c) ( usar) to use;

    no tira nada, todo lo aprovecha she doesn't throw anything away, she makes use of everything

    verbo intransitivo:

    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal, bon appétit;
    aprovechen ahora, que son jóvenes make the most of it now, while you're young
    aprovecharse verbo pronominal
    a) ( abusar) aprovecharse de algo/algn to take advantage of sth/sb, to exploit sth/sb

    b) ( abusar sexualmente) aprovecharse de algn ‹ de una mujer› to take advantage of sb;

    de un niño to abuse sb
    aprovechar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to make the most of: hemos aprovechado mucho el rato, we've done a lot in a short time
    2 (la situación) to take advantage of: aprovechamos la ocasión para explicarle nuestro proyecto, we seized the opportunity to explain our project to him
    II verbo intransitivo ¡que aproveche!, enjoy your meal!, bon appétit!
    ' aprovechar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desperdiciar
    - excedente
    - jugo
    - máximo
    English:
    account
    - advantage
    - avail
    - bread
    - harness
    - milk
    - most
    - opportunity
    - seize
    - seize on
    - seize upon
    - take
    - waste
    - grab
    - grasp
    * * *
    vt
    1. [tiempo, dinero] to make the most of;
    [oferta, ocasión] to take advantage of; [conocimientos, experiencia] to use, to make use of;
    han aprovechado todo el potencial del jugador brasileño they have used the Brazilian player to his full potential;
    me gustaría aprovechar esta oportunidad para… I'd like to take this opportunity to…;
    aprovechar que… to make the most of the fact that…;
    aprovechó que no tenía nada que hacer para descansar un rato since she had nothing to do, she took the opportunity to have a rest;
    aprovechó que sabía alemán para solicitar un traslado a Alemania she used the fact that she knew German to ask for a transfer to Germany
    2. [lo inservible] to put to good use;
    buscan una forma de aprovechar los residuos they're looking for a way of putting by-products to good use;
    no tires los restos de la paella, los aprovecharé para hacer sopa don't throw what's left of the paella away, I'll use it to make a soup;
    el generador aprovecha la fuerza del agua para producir electricidad the generator uses the power of the water to produce electricity
    vi
    1. [mejorar] to make progress;
    desde que tiene un profesor particular aprovecha más en física since he's had a private tutor he's made more progress in physics
    2. [disfrutar]
    aprovecha mientras puedas make the most of it o enjoy it while you can;
    ¡cómo aprovechas para comer chocolate, ahora que no te ve nadie! you're really making the most of the opportunity to eat chocolate while nobody can see you!;
    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal!
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 take advantage of
    2 tiempo, espacio make good use of;
    quiero aprovechar la ocasión para … I would like to take this opportunity to …
    II v/i
    1 take the opportunity ( para to)
    2
    :
    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal!
    * * *
    : to take advantage of, to make good use of
    1) : to be of use
    2) : to progress, to improve
    * * *
    2. (oportunidad) to take advantage of [pt. took; pp. taken]
    3. (recursos naturales) to exploit
    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal!

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprovechar

  • 3 constante

    adj.
    2 constant.
    3 unchanging, uniform, consistent, constant.
    4 dedicated, hardworking.
    f.
    1 constant.
    2 Constante.
    * * *
    1 (invariable) constant
    2 (persona) steadfast
    1 MATEMÁTICAS constant
    \
    constantes vitales vital signs
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=continuado) constant
    2) (=frecuente) constant
    3) (=perseverante) [persona] persevering
    4) (Fís) [velocidad, temperatura, presión] constant
    2. SF
    1) (=factor predominante)

    el mar es una constante en su obrathe sea is a constant theme o an ever-present theme in his work

    2) (Mat) constant
    3) (Med)
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.
    Ex. Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.
    Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex. Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex. The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex. In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex. With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex. Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    ----
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.

    Ex: Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.

    Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex: Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex: The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex: In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex: With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex: Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.

    * * *
    A
    1 (continuo) constant
    estaba sometido a una constante vigilancia he was kept under constant surveillance
    2 ‹tema/motivo› constant
    B (perseverante) persevering
    1 ( Mat) constant
    2 (característica) constant feature
    las escaseces han sido una constante durante los últimos siete años shortages have been a constant feature of the last seven years
    durante estas fechas las colas son una constante en las tiendas at this time of year queues are a regular feature in the shops
    una constante en su obra a constant theme in his work
    el malhumor es una constante en él he's always in a bad mood
    constantes vitales vital signs (pl)
    * * *

     

    constante adjetivo


    ■ sustantivo femenino
    a) (Mat) constant


    c)

    constantes sustantivo femenino plural (Med) tb constantes vitales vital signs (pl)

    constante
    I adjetivo
    1 (tenaz) steadfast: es una persona constante en sus ambiciones, he is steadfast in his ambitions
    2 (incesante, sin variaciones) constant, incessant, unchanging: me mareaba el constante barullo que había allí, the constant racket there made me dizzy
    II sustantivo femenino
    1 constant feature: los desengaños fueron una constante a lo largo de su vida, disappointments were a constant during his lifetime
    2 Mat constant
    ' constante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fiel
    - salario
    - sangría
    English:
    constant
    - continual
    - cruise
    - equable
    - even
    - incessant
    - recurrent
    - steadily
    - steady
    - unfailing
    - uniform
    - unremitting
    - break
    - consistent
    - drive
    - eternal
    - niggling
    - persistent
    - wear
    * * *
    adj
    1. [persona] [en una empresa] persistent;
    [en ideas, opiniones] steadfast;
    se mantuvo constante en su esfuerzo he persevered in his efforts
    2. [lluvia, atención] constant, persistent;
    [temperatura] constant
    3. [que se repite] constant
    nf
    1. [rasgo] constant;
    las desilusiones han sido una constante en su vida disappointments have been a constant feature in her life;
    las tormentas son una constante en sus cuadros storms are an ever-present feature in his paintings;
    la violencia es una constante histórica en la región the region has known violence throughout its history
    2. Mat constant
    3. constantes vitales vital signs;
    * * *
    I adj constant
    II f MAT constant
    * * *
    : constant
    : constant
    * * *
    constante adj (continuo) constant

    Spanish-English dictionary > constante

  • 4 explotar

    v.
    1 to exploit (person).
    El tipo explota a los empleados The guy exploits the employees.
    El minero explota los recursos The miner exploits the resources.
    2 to explode.
    El minero explotó la carga The miner exploded the charge.
    La carga explotó The charge exploded.
    María explotó por la ofensa Mary exploded because of the offense.
    3 to use, to take unfair advantage of.
    El timador usó a las personas The swindler used the people.
    4 to explode on.
    Nos explotó una bomba A bomb exploded on us.
    * * *
    1 (sacar provecho) to exploit; (mina) to work; (tierra) to cultivate; (industria) to operate, run; (recursos) to tap, exploit
    2 peyorativo (personas) to exploit
    3 (bomba) to explode
    1 (explosionar) to explode, blow up
    * * *
    verb
    2) to run, operate
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=usar) [+ recursos, riquezas] to exploit; [+ planta] to run, operate; [+ mina] to work
    2) (=usar excesivamente) [+ obreros] to exploit; [+ situación] to exploit, make capital out of
    3) [+ bomba] to explode
    2.
    VI [bomba] to explode, go off

    cayó sin explotar — it fell but did not go off, it landed without going off

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < tierra> to exploit, work; < mina> to operate, work; < negocio> to run, operate
    b) <idea/debilidad> to exploit
    2) < trabajador> to exploit
    2.
    a) bomba to explode, go off; caldera/máquina to explode, blow up
    b) (fam) persona to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)
    * * *
    = deploy, explode, exploit, harness, tap, burst, blow up, cash in on, prey on/upon, detonate, milk, mine, blow + a fuse, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails, go off.
    Ex. The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.
    Ex. Other systems also employ a thesaurus in offering the facility to explode search profiles.
    Ex. The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
    Ex. When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex. It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
    Ex. The article 'Will the CD bubble burst: conflicting messages on the future of electronic publishing' considers the future of the CD-ROM market.
    Ex. The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
    Ex. At the same time, veteran fiction writers and new authors cashing in on fame from other media continued to rule the lists.
    Ex. From being a predator, England was becoming a major commercial power on whose ships others preyed.
    Ex. There has been an explosion in terminology detonated by developments related to XML (eXtensible Markup Language).
    Ex. A satisfactory balance between public and private involvement has not yet been reached and the companies involved are milking public funds.
    Ex. For instance, if children are doing a project work on dogs, they will hunt out anything and everything that so much as mentions them and the bits thus mined are assiduously transcribed into project folders.
    Ex. He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.
    Ex. Riding the coattails of Barack Obama, Democrats picked up seven seats held by Republicans in Tuesday's election to match the seven it gained two years ago.
    Ex. My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.
    ----
    * explotar al máximo = realise + to its full potential, realise + the potential.
    * explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
    * hacer explotar = blow up.
    * por explotar = untapped.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < tierra> to exploit, work; < mina> to operate, work; < negocio> to run, operate
    b) <idea/debilidad> to exploit
    2) < trabajador> to exploit
    2.
    a) bomba to explode, go off; caldera/máquina to explode, blow up
    b) (fam) persona to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)
    * * *
    = deploy, explode, exploit, harness, tap, burst, blow up, cash in on, prey on/upon, detonate, milk, mine, blow + a fuse, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails, go off.

    Ex: The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.

    Ex: Other systems also employ a thesaurus in offering the facility to explode search profiles.
    Ex: The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
    Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex: It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
    Ex: The article 'Will the CD bubble burst: conflicting messages on the future of electronic publishing' considers the future of the CD-ROM market.
    Ex: The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
    Ex: At the same time, veteran fiction writers and new authors cashing in on fame from other media continued to rule the lists.
    Ex: From being a predator, England was becoming a major commercial power on whose ships others preyed.
    Ex: There has been an explosion in terminology detonated by developments related to XML (eXtensible Markup Language).
    Ex: A satisfactory balance between public and private involvement has not yet been reached and the companies involved are milking public funds.
    Ex: For instance, if children are doing a project work on dogs, they will hunt out anything and everything that so much as mentions them and the bits thus mined are assiduously transcribed into project folders.
    Ex: He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.
    Ex: Riding the coattails of Barack Obama, Democrats picked up seven seats held by Republicans in Tuesday's election to match the seven it gained two years ago.
    Ex: My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.
    * explotar al máximo = realise + to its full potential, realise + the potential.
    * explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
    * hacer explotar = blow up.
    * por explotar = untapped.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.

    * * *
    explotar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹tierra› to exploit, work; ‹mina› to operate, work, exploit; ‹negocio› to run, operate
    2 (sacar provecho de) to exploit
    supo explotar esta idea al máximo she knew how to exploit this idea to the full o how to make the most of this idea
    sabe explotar los puntos flacos de su rival he knows how to exploit his opponent's weak points
    B ‹trabajador› to exploit
    ■ explotar
    vi
    1 «bomba» to explode, go off; «caldera/máquina» to explode, blow up
    2 ( fam); «persona» to explode, to blow a fuse ( colloq), to go through the roof ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    explotar ( conjugate explotar) verbo transitivo
    a) tierra to exploit, work;

    mina to operate, work;
    negocio to run, operate
    b)idea/debilidad to exploit


    verbo intransitivo

    [caldera/máquina] to explode, blow up
    b) (fam) [ persona] to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)

    explotar
    I verbo intransitivo (un artefacto) to explode, go off
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (desarrollar, utilizar) to exploit
    (una mina) to work
    (la tierra) to cultivate
    2 (a una persona) to exploit
    ' explotar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estallar
    - jugo
    - exprimir
    English:
    blow up
    - explode
    - exploit
    - go off
    - milk
    - prey on
    - rag
    - shell-hole
    - tap
    - untapped
    - use
    - flare
    - mileage
    - prey
    - set
    - top
    - undeveloped
    - work
    * * *
    1. [niños, trabajadores] to exploit;
    en esta empresa explotan a los trabajadores this firm exploits its workers
    2. [recursos naturales] to exploit;
    [fábrica, negocio] to run, to operate; [terreno] to farm; [mina] to work
    3. [tema, asunto, situación] to exploit
    1. [bomba, explosivo, petardo] to explode, to go off;
    [globo, neumático, caldera] to explode, to burst
    2. [persona] to explode (with rage)
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 tierra, mina work, exploit
    2 situación take advantage of, exploit
    3 trabajador exploit
    II v/i go off, explode; fig
    explode, blow a fuse fam
    * * *
    1) : to exploit
    2) : to operate, to run
    estallar, reventar: to explode
    * * *
    1. (bomba, etc) to explode / to go off
    2. (mina) to work
    3. (tierra) to farm
    4. (aprovechar) to exploit

    Spanish-English dictionary > explotar

  • 5 implementar

    v.
    1 to implement.
    Ricardo implementó las reglas Richard implemented the rules.
    2 to harness.
    Tito implementó controles de seguridad Tito harnessed security measures.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    VI to help, give aid
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <medidas/plan> to implement
    2) (Ven) ( instalar) to install*, set up
    * * *
    = implement, put into + place, deploy.
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    Ex. Garvey suggests that the list of references is a key part of any scientific paper, since they help to put the research described into its proper place in the development of the scientific consensus.
    Ex. The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <medidas/plan> to implement
    2) (Ven) ( instalar) to install*, set up
    * * *
    = implement, put into + place, deploy.

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    Ex: Garvey suggests that the list of references is a key part of any scientific paper, since they help to put the research described into its proper place in the development of the scientific consensus.
    Ex: The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.

    * * *
    vt
    A ‹medidas/plan› to implement
    B ( Ven) (instalar) to install*, set up
    * * *

    implementar ( conjugate implementar) verbo transitivo
    1medidas/plan to implement
    2 (Ven) ( instalar) to install( conjugate install), set up
    ' implementar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    implement
    - propose
    * * *
    to implement
    * * *
    v/t implement
    * * *
    : to implement

    Spanish-English dictionary > implementar

  • 6 inagotable

    adj.
    inexhaustible.
    * * *
    1 (cantidad) inexhaustible
    2 (persona) tireless
    * * *
    ADJ [recursos] inexhaustible; [persona, paciencia] tireless
    * * *
    adjetivo <fuente/reservas> inexhaustible, endless
    * * *
    = inexhaustible, never-finishing, unfailing, unflagging, never-ending, tireless.
    Ex. This is a book of inexhaustible value to teachers and all those engaged in storytelling and reading aloud.
    Ex. And becoming aware (a never-finishing process of intelligent life) is in itself action.
    Ex. Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. His, he concludes, is the never-ending search for what is new in the world out yonder.
    Ex. He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    * * *
    adjetivo <fuente/reservas> inexhaustible, endless
    * * *
    = inexhaustible, never-finishing, unfailing, unflagging, never-ending, tireless.

    Ex: This is a book of inexhaustible value to teachers and all those engaged in storytelling and reading aloud.

    Ex: And becoming aware (a never-finishing process of intelligent life) is in itself action.
    Ex: Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: His, he concludes, is the never-ending search for what is new in the world out yonder.
    Ex: He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.

    * * *
    ‹fuente/reservas› inexhaustible, infinite, endless
    tiene una paciencia inagotable she has endless patience
    * * *

    inagotable adjetivo ‹fuente/reservas inexhaustible, endless
    inagotable adjetivo
    1 (que no agota sus recursos) inexhaustible: el libro es una fuente inagotable de conocimientos, the book is a never ending source of information
    2 (que no se cansa nunca) tireless
    ' inagotable' also found in these entries:
    English:
    inexhaustible
    - never
    - tireless
    - unflagging
    * * *
    1. [fuente de energía] inexhaustible;
    [paciencia] infinite;
    sus conocimientos de informática son inagotables she's infinitely knowledgeable about computers;
    su conducta era una fuente inagotable de chistes her behaviour was an endless o inexhaustible source of jokes
    2. Fam [persona]
    este niño es inagotable this child never stops
    * * *
    adj inexhaustible
    * * *
    : inexhaustible

    Spanish-English dictionary > inagotable

  • 7 incansable

    adj.
    untiring, tireless.
    * * *
    1 tireless
    * * *
    ADJ tireless, untiring
    * * *
    adjetivo tireless
    * * *
    = untiring, indefatigable, unflagging, avid, tireless, unwearied.
    Ex. I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.
    Ex. This collection of more than 22,000 items bound into over 2,000 volumes is most interestingly described and the motives of its indefatigable collector discussed by G K Fortescue in a bibliographical introduction to the catalogue.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. She was an avid collector of historical manuscripts considered worthless by his contemporaries and priceless by scholars today.
    Ex. He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex. He had been beloved of the gods, but his foolish arrogance had incurred their wrath, and the rest of his unwearied life was the punishment for his pride.
    * * *
    adjetivo tireless
    * * *
    = untiring, indefatigable, unflagging, avid, tireless, unwearied.

    Ex: I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.

    Ex: This collection of more than 22,000 items bound into over 2,000 volumes is most interestingly described and the motives of its indefatigable collector discussed by G K Fortescue in a bibliographical introduction to the catalogue.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: She was an avid collector of historical manuscripts considered worthless by his contemporaries and priceless by scholars today.
    Ex: He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex: He had been beloved of the gods, but his foolish arrogance had incurred their wrath, and the rest of his unwearied life was the punishment for his pride.

    * * *
    tireless
    es incansable he's tireless, he has endless stamina
    * * *

    incansable adjetivo
    tireless
    incansable adjetivo tireless
    ' incansable' also found in these entries:
    English:
    tireless
    - untiring
    * * *
    untiring, tireless
    * * *
    adj tireless
    * * *
    infatigable: tireless

    Spanish-English dictionary > incansable

  • 8 infatigable

    adj.
    1 indefatigable, tireless.
    2 untiring, weariless, tireless, assiduous.
    * * *
    1 indefatigable, tireless
    * * *
    ADJ tireless, untiring
    * * *
    adjetivo tireless, unflagging (before n)
    * * *
    = indefatigable, unflagging, unremitting, tireless, unwearied.
    Ex. This collection of more than 22,000 items bound into over 2,000 volumes is most interestingly described and the motives of its indefatigable collector discussed by G K Fortescue in a bibliographical introduction to the catalogue.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex. He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex. He had been beloved of the gods, but his foolish arrogance had incurred their wrath, and the rest of his unwearied life was the punishment for his pride.
    * * *
    adjetivo tireless, unflagging (before n)
    * * *
    = indefatigable, unflagging, unremitting, tireless, unwearied.

    Ex: This collection of more than 22,000 items bound into over 2,000 volumes is most interestingly described and the motives of its indefatigable collector discussed by G K Fortescue in a bibliographical introduction to the catalogue.

    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex: He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex: He had been beloved of the gods, but his foolish arrogance had incurred their wrath, and the rest of his unwearied life was the punishment for his pride.

    * * *
    indefatigable, tireless, unflagging ( before n)
    * * *

    infatigable adjetivo tireless
    ' infatigable' also found in these entries:
    English:
    tireless
    * * *
    indefatigable, tireless
    * * *
    adj tireless, indefatigable
    * * *
    : indefatigable, tireless

    Spanish-English dictionary > infatigable

  • 9 servicio de atención al cliente por teléfono

    (n.) = call centre
    Ex. A call centre is an environment where technology is harnessed to enhance service quality.
    * * *

    Ex: A call centre is an environment where technology is harnessed to enhance service quality.

    Spanish-English dictionary > servicio de atención al cliente por teléfono

  • 10 sostenido

    adj.
    1 sustained.
    2 sustained, undwindling.
    m.
    sharp.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: sostener.
    * * *
    1 MÚSICA sharp
    ————————
    1→ link=sostener sostener
    1 (continuado) sustained; (constante) steady
    2 MÚSICA sharp
    1 MÚSICA sharp
    * * *
    (f. - sostenida)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=continuo) sustained
    2) (Mús) sharp
    2.
    SM (Mús) sharp
    * * *
    - da adjetivo sharp
    * * *
    = sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], sustainable, unflagging.
    Ex. Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. Development is a social, political, and economic process of change which, to be just and sustainable, must ensure the participation of all class, race and gender groups.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    ----
    * agricultura sostenida = sustainable agriculture.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo sharp
    * * *
    = sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], sustainable, unflagging.

    Ex: Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.

    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: Development is a social, political, and economic process of change which, to be just and sustainable, must ensure the participation of all class, race and gender groups.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    * agricultura sostenida = sustainable agriculture.

    * * *
    A (continuo) constant, continuous
    B ( Mús) sharp
    re sostenido D sharp
    * * *

    Del verbo sostener: ( conjugate sostener)

    sostenido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    sostener    
    sostenido
    sostener ( conjugate sostener) verbo transitivo
    1 ( apoyar)
    a)estructura/techo to hold up, support;

    carga/peso to bear

    2 (sujetar, tener cogido) ‹ paquete to hold;
    no tengas miedo, yo te sostengo don't be afraid, I've got you o I'm holding you

    3conversación/relación/reunión to have
    4

    b)argumento/afirmación to support, back up

    5
    a)lucha/ritmo/resistencia to keep up, sustain;


    b) (Mús) ‹ nota to hold, sustain

    sostenerse verbo pronominal
    a) ( no caerse):


    apenas se sostenía en pie he could hardly stand


    sostenido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    sharp;
    re sostenido D sharp
    sostener verbo transitivo
    1 (un peso, cúpula, etc) to support, hold up
    (con la mano) sosténme el paraguas un momento, hold the umbrella for me for a moment
    2 fig (un derecho, etc) to uphold
    (una teoría) to maintain
    3 (a la familia) to support
    4 (negociaciones, una conversación) to have
    sostenido,-a adj Mús sharp
    sostenido G-sharp
    (en solfeo) soh

    ' sostenido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    do
    - fa
    - la
    - re
    - sostenida
    - si
    - sol
    English:
    B
    - C
    - sharp
    - sustained
    - unflagging
    * * *
    sostenido, -a
    adj
    1. [persistente] sustained
    2. Mús sharp;
    do sostenido C sharp
    nm
    Mús sharp
    * * *
    I adj sharp;
    II m MÚS sharp
    * * *
    sostenido, -da adj
    1) : sustained, prolonged
    2) : sharp (in music)
    : sharp (in music)

    Spanish-English dictionary > sostenido

  • 11 utilizar

    v.
    1 to use.
    El cartero utiliza un saco The mailman uses a sack.
    El traidor utilizó a su novia The traitor used his girlfriend.
    2 to spend.
    * * *
    1 to use, make use of
    * * *
    verb
    to use, utilize
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=usar) to use, make use of, utilize frm

    ¿qué medio de transporte utilizas? — which means of transport do you use?

    2) (=explotar) [+ recursos] to harness; [+ desperdicios] to reclaim
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to use, utilize (frml)
    * * *
    = adopt, deploy, employ, enlist, exploit, handle, harness, help + Reflexivo, rely on/upon, take in + use, tap, use, utilise [utilize, -USA], find + Posesivo + way (a)round/through + Complemento, draw on/upon, bring to + bear, build on/upon, make + use of, leverage, mobilise [mobilize, -USA], play + Nombre + along.
    Ex. The concept of corporate authorship was first formulated in the BM code and has been adopted in all subsequent English language codes.
    Ex. The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.
    Ex. The size of the collections in which the LCC is currently employed is likely to be a significant factor in its perpetuation.
    Ex. Capital letters, and various punctuation symbols eg:,(),' may be enlisted as facet indicators.
    Ex. The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
    Ex. An author's name is usually shorter than a title, and thus is arguably easier to handle and remember.
    Ex. When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex. There was a need for more basic information materials, i.e. laymen's guides, so that people could help themselves.
    Ex. When BNB began publication in 1950 it relied upon the fourteenth edition of DC.
    Ex. The last 3 years while grants were available saw a rise in loans, readers and outreach services, a controversial stock revision and scrapping were carried out and a PC was taken in use.
    Ex. It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
    Ex. A study of bibliographic classification could concentrate solely upon the major, and some of the more minor bibliographic classification schemes used today.
    Ex. Clearly both tools record controlled indexing languages, but they are utilised in different environments.
    Ex. Those familiar with conventional lists of subject headings will have no difficulty in finding their way around a typical thesaurus.
    Ex. Bay's essay was produced to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Gesner's birth and draws upon a mass of contemporary source material.
    Ex. For such a task the librarian is particularly well fitted by his professional education: bringing to bear the great analytical power of classification should be second nature to him.
    Ex. The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.
    Ex. The example search in figure 8.3 shows how the statements in an online search make use of Boolean logic operators.
    Ex. Information seeking in electronic environments will become a collaboration among end user and various electronic systems such that users leverage their heuristic power and machines leverage algorithmic power.
    Ex. It is time for all librarians to change their attitudes and become involved, to seek funds and mobilise civic organisations and businesses in cooperative efforts.
    Ex. Dennis played her along until she decided to back out at which time he threatened to imprison her unless she paid up $2 million.
    ----
    * confeccionar utilizando un modelo = model.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * introducción de datos utilizando un teclado = keypunching.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * poder utilizarse = be usable.
    * que utiliza el tiempo como variable = time-dependent.
    * que utiliza muchos recursos = resource-intensive.
    * utilizar al máximo = stretch + Nombre + to the limit.
    * utilizar al máximo por medio del ordenador = explode.
    * utilizar el dinero sabiamente = spend + wisely.
    * utilizar el ordenador = operate + computer.
    * utilizar en contra = set against.
    * utilizar la red = go + online.
    * utilizar las ideas de (Alguien) = draw on/upon + Posesivo + ideas.
    * utilizar los conocimientos de Uno = put + Posesivo + knowledge to work.
    * utilizar los recursos del personal propio = insource.
    * utilizar para un fin = put to + purpose.
    * utilizar poco = underutilise/under-utilise [underutilize/under-utilize, -USA].
    * utilizar por primera vez = pioneer.
    * utilizar recursos = mobilise + resources, tap + resources, tap into + resources.
    * utilizarse con demasiada frecuencia = be overworked.
    * utilizarse en = be at home in.
    * utilizar una metodología = employ + methodology.
    * utilizar un terminal = sit at + terminal.
    * volver a utilizar = recapture, reutilise [reutilize, -USA].
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to use, utilize (frml)
    * * *
    = adopt, deploy, employ, enlist, exploit, handle, harness, help + Reflexivo, rely on/upon, take in + use, tap, use, utilise [utilize, -USA], find + Posesivo + way (a)round/through + Complemento, draw on/upon, bring to + bear, build on/upon, make + use of, leverage, mobilise [mobilize, -USA], play + Nombre + along.

    Ex: The concept of corporate authorship was first formulated in the BM code and has been adopted in all subsequent English language codes.

    Ex: The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.
    Ex: The size of the collections in which the LCC is currently employed is likely to be a significant factor in its perpetuation.
    Ex: Capital letters, and various punctuation symbols eg:,(),' may be enlisted as facet indicators.
    Ex: The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
    Ex: An author's name is usually shorter than a title, and thus is arguably easier to handle and remember.
    Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
    Ex: There was a need for more basic information materials, i.e. laymen's guides, so that people could help themselves.
    Ex: When BNB began publication in 1950 it relied upon the fourteenth edition of DC.
    Ex: The last 3 years while grants were available saw a rise in loans, readers and outreach services, a controversial stock revision and scrapping were carried out and a PC was taken in use.
    Ex: It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
    Ex: A study of bibliographic classification could concentrate solely upon the major, and some of the more minor bibliographic classification schemes used today.
    Ex: Clearly both tools record controlled indexing languages, but they are utilised in different environments.
    Ex: Those familiar with conventional lists of subject headings will have no difficulty in finding their way around a typical thesaurus.
    Ex: Bay's essay was produced to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Gesner's birth and draws upon a mass of contemporary source material.
    Ex: For such a task the librarian is particularly well fitted by his professional education: bringing to bear the great analytical power of classification should be second nature to him.
    Ex: The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.
    Ex: The example search in figure 8.3 shows how the statements in an online search make use of Boolean logic operators.
    Ex: Information seeking in electronic environments will become a collaboration among end user and various electronic systems such that users leverage their heuristic power and machines leverage algorithmic power.
    Ex: It is time for all librarians to change their attitudes and become involved, to seek funds and mobilise civic organisations and businesses in cooperative efforts.
    Ex: Dennis played her along until she decided to back out at which time he threatened to imprison her unless she paid up $2 million.
    * confeccionar utilizando un modelo = model.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * introducción de datos utilizando un teclado = keypunching.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * poder utilizarse = be usable.
    * que utiliza el tiempo como variable = time-dependent.
    * que utiliza muchos recursos = resource-intensive.
    * utilizar al máximo = stretch + Nombre + to the limit.
    * utilizar al máximo por medio del ordenador = explode.
    * utilizar el dinero sabiamente = spend + wisely.
    * utilizar el ordenador = operate + computer.
    * utilizar en contra = set against.
    * utilizar la red = go + online.
    * utilizar las ideas de (Alguien) = draw on/upon + Posesivo + ideas.
    * utilizar los conocimientos de Uno = put + Posesivo + knowledge to work.
    * utilizar los recursos del personal propio = insource.
    * utilizar para un fin = put to + purpose.
    * utilizar poco = underutilise/under-utilise [underutilize/under-utilize, -USA].
    * utilizar por primera vez = pioneer.
    * utilizar recursos = mobilise + resources, tap + resources, tap into + resources.
    * utilizarse con demasiada frecuencia = be overworked.
    * utilizarse en = be at home in.
    * utilizar una metodología = employ + methodology.
    * utilizar un terminal = sit at + terminal.
    * volver a utilizar = recapture, reutilise [reutilize, -USA].

    * * *
    utilizar [A4 ]
    vt
    to use, utilize ( frml)
    la principal fuente de energía que utilizan es la solar they rely on o use o utilize solar power as their main source of energy, the main source of energy they employ o use o utilize is solar power
    utilizan los recursos naturales indiscriminadamente they make indiscriminate use of natural resources
    utilizan la religión como instrumento para sus fines they use religion as a means to (achieve) their ends
    no se da cuenta de que la están utilizando she doesn't realize that she's being used
    * * *

     

    utilizar ( conjugate utilizar) verbo transitivo
    to use, utilize (frml)
    utilizar verbo transitivo to use, utilize
    ' utilizar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    emplear
    - explotar
    - manipular
    - servirse
    - terminar
    - usar
    - valerse
    - encanto
    - modelo
    - violento
    English:
    bunk
    - deploy
    - employ
    - exploit
    - idle
    - instruction
    - toilet-train
    - toilet-training
    - unemployed
    - use
    - utilize
    - discriminate
    - harness
    - misuse
    - stone
    - user
    * * *
    1. [expresión, método, producto] to use
    2. [compañero, amigo] to use;
    te está utilizando he's using you
    * * *
    v/t use
    * * *
    utilizar {21} vt
    : to use, to utilize
    * * *
    utilizar vb to use

    Spanish-English dictionary > utilizar

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