Translation: from spanish

observed

  • 1 . (punto)

    = full stop (.), point (.).
    Ex. You have observed the correct use of the facet indicators. (full stop) for S and ' (single inverted comma) for T.
    Ex. Freeze drying is denoted by the special auxiliary.046 and introduced in a class mark by the facet indicator.0 ( point nought).

    Spanish-English dictionary > . (punto)

  • 2 a todo ritmo

    * * *
    = in full swing, in full force, in full gear
    Ex. And when the New Year celebrations were in full swing at the moment Britain entered the Community, how many people remember raising their glasses to Europe?.
    Ex. The first Japanese beetles of the year were observed in central Indiana on June 22 and have since come out in full force.
    Ex. Christmas is merely three weeks away, even if the commercialized aspect of the holidays have been in full gear for over two weeks now.
    * * *
    = in full swing, in full force, in full gear

    Ex: And when the New Year celebrations were in full swing at the moment Britain entered the Community, how many people remember raising their glasses to Europe?.

    Ex: The first Japanese beetles of the year were observed in central Indiana on June 22 and have since come out in full force.
    Ex: Christmas is merely three weeks away, even if the commercialized aspect of the holidays have been in full gear for over two weeks now.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a todo ritmo

  • 3 abogado general

    Ex. The Court of Justice of the European Communities is a court of appeal composed of eleven independent judges assisted by five advocates-general to ensure that in the interpretation and application of the treaties the law is observed.
    * * *

    Ex: The Court of Justice of the European Communities is a court of appeal composed of eleven independent judges assisted by five advocates-general to ensure that in the interpretation and application of the treaties the law is observed.

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  • 4 accidentalmente

    adv.
    accidentally, casually, fortuitously.
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    1 accidentally
    * * *
    ADV (=por casualidad) by chance; (=sin querer) accidentally, unintentionally
    * * *
    adverbio ( sin querer) accidentally, unintentionally; ( de casualidad) by chance
    * * *
    = inadvertently, accidentally, unintentionally.
    Ex. Use this operator carefully -- you may inadvertently eliminate relevant records.
    Ex. As has been suggested elsewhere in this book, it is axiomatic that regular backup copies of data disks be taken, in order to ensure that data are not accidentally lost.
    Ex. The Hawthorne effect, ie the well-established fact that individuals who know that they are being observed usually change their patterns of behaviour, even unintentionally, will obviously come into play if the observation is obtrusive.
    * * *
    adverbio ( sin querer) accidentally, unintentionally; ( de casualidad) by chance
    * * *
    = inadvertently, accidentally, unintentionally.

    Ex: Use this operator carefully -- you may inadvertently eliminate relevant records.

    Ex: As has been suggested elsewhere in this book, it is axiomatic that regular backup copies of data disks be taken, in order to ensure that data are not accidentally lost.
    Ex: The Hawthorne effect, ie the well-established fact that individuals who know that they are being observed usually change their patterns of behaviour, even unintentionally, will obviously come into play if the observation is obtrusive.

    * * *
    (sin querer) accidentally, unintentionally; (de casualidad) by chance
    * * *

    accidentalmente adverbio accidentally, unintentionally
    ' accidentalmente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abortar
    - golpear
    - herir
    - pisotón
    - mojar
    - pinchar
    English:
    accidentally
    * * *
    accidentally, by accident

    Spanish-English dictionary > accidentalmente

  • 5 aduana

    f.
    customs.
    derechos de aduana customs duty
    pasar por la aduana to go through customs
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: aduanar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: aduanar.
    * * *
    1 customs plural
    2 (oficinas) customs building
    \
    pasar (por) la aduana to go through customs
    oficial de aduana customs officer
    * * *
    noun f.
    customs, customs office
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=institución) customs; (=oficina) customs house; (=impuesto) customs duty
    2) ** (=escondite) pad **, hide-out; (=refugio) safe house; Méx (=burdel) brothel
    * * *
    femenino customs
    * * *
    = customs, port of entry.
    Ex. Customs barriers and restrictions on agency agreements for publishers may make life easier but there is no immediate sign of monetary union which would simplify the payment for international interlending transactions.
    Ex. Ports of entry employees are also responsible for making sure that the laws relating to importation of cigarettes are observed.
    ----
    * inspector de aduanas = customs official, immigration officer.
    * oficial de aduanas = immigration officer, customs official.
    * servicio de aduanas = customs and excise agency.
    * * *
    femenino customs
    * * *
    = customs, port of entry.

    Ex: Customs barriers and restrictions on agency agreements for publishers may make life easier but there is no immediate sign of monetary union which would simplify the payment for international interlending transactions.

    Ex: Ports of entry employees are also responsible for making sure that the laws relating to importation of cigarettes are observed.
    * inspector de aduanas = customs official, immigration officer.
    * oficial de aduanas = immigration officer, customs official.
    * servicio de aduanas = customs and excise agency.

    * * *
    customs
    ¿dónde está la aduana? where is customs?, where is the customs building ( o shed etc)?
    todas las aduanas españolas se vieron afectadas por la huelga all the customs points in Spain were affected by the strike
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    aduana sustantivo femenino
    customs;

    aduana sustantivo femenino
    1 customs pl
    2 (impuesto) duty

    ' aduana' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    declarar
    - derecho
    - pasar
    English:
    check
    - clear
    - customs
    - examine
    - smuggle
    - clearance
    - custom
    - get
    * * *
    aduana nf
    [servicio] customs [singular]; [edificio] customs house;
    pasar por la aduana to go through customs;
    derechos de aduana customs duty
    * * *
    f customs;
    derechos de aduana customs duty sg ;
    exento de aduana duty-free
    * * *
    aduana nf
    : customs, customs office
    * * *
    aduana n customs

    Spanish-English dictionary > aduana

  • 6 agua estancada

    f.
    stagnant water, standing water, backwater, slack water.
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    (n.) = stagnant backwater, backwater, stagnant water
    Ex. If no such standards can be observed then, it would seem, romantic fiction along with westerns and detective stories must be regarded as some sort of cul-de-sac and rather stagnant backwater quite separate from the main stream of 'literature'.
    Ex. In the next decade those libraries that adhere to traditionalism will become backwaters whereas those committed to meeting the expectations of their clientele will become leaders in the information world.
    Ex. Mud and stagnant water around the road medians was only one reason for the many accidents.
    * * *
    (n.) = stagnant backwater, backwater, stagnant water

    Ex: If no such standards can be observed then, it would seem, romantic fiction along with westerns and detective stories must be regarded as some sort of cul-de-sac and rather stagnant backwater quite separate from the main stream of 'literature'.

    Ex: In the next decade those libraries that adhere to traditionalism will become backwaters whereas those committed to meeting the expectations of their clientele will become leaders in the information world.
    Ex: Mud and stagnant water around the road medians was only one reason for the many accidents.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agua estancada

  • 7 albañil

    m.
    mason, bricklayer, construction worker, hard hat.
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    1 (de ladrillos) bricklayer; (en general) building worker
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    noun mf.
    mason, construction worker
    * * *
    SMF builder, construction worker
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    masculino ( constructor) builder; ( que coloca ladrillos) bricklayer
    * * *
    = bricklayer, construction worker, builder.
    Ex. He was the son of a bricklayer who laid down as early as 1859 that 'the assistance of readers in their researches' is one of the duties that 'have daily to be provided for' in ordinary public libraries.
    Ex. Serious damage to the structural underpinnings of the library building meant that the library was off limits to everyone except construction workers.
    Ex. No significant differences were observed between tool users and tool builders in terms of any key constructs examined in the study.
    * * *
    masculino ( constructor) builder; ( que coloca ladrillos) bricklayer
    * * *
    = bricklayer, construction worker, builder.

    Ex: He was the son of a bricklayer who laid down as early as 1859 that 'the assistance of readers in their researches' is one of the duties that 'have daily to be provided for' in ordinary public libraries.

    Ex: Serious damage to the structural underpinnings of the library building meant that the library was off limits to everyone except construction workers.
    Ex: No significant differences were observed between tool users and tool builders in terms of any key constructs examined in the study.

    * * *
    * * *

     

    albañil sustantivo masculino ( constructor) builder;
    ( que coloca ladrillos) bricklayer
    albañil sustantivo masculino building worker
    (que pone ladrillos) bricklayer
    ' albañil' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tenaza
    - tenazas
    - apalabrar
    - cincel
    - paleta
    - peón
    English:
    apron
    - as
    - bricklayer
    - builder
    - mason
    - mate
    - brick
    - professionally
    * * *
    bricklayer
    * * *
    m bricklayer
    * * *
    : bricklayer, mason
    * * *
    1. (en general) builder
    2. (que pone ladrillos) bricklayer

    Spanish-English dictionary > albañil

  • 8 alopecia

    f.
    1 hair loss.
    2 alopecia, baldness, loss of hair, general or partial loss of hair.
    * * *
    1 alopecia
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino alopecia
    * * *
    = alopecia, loss of hair.
    Ex. Dachshunds are predisposed to alopecia.
    Ex. In all dogs, intense itching, loss of hair, anorexia, scurfs and cachexia were observed.
    * * *
    femenino alopecia
    * * *
    = alopecia, loss of hair.

    Ex: Dachshunds are predisposed to alopecia.

    Ex: In all dogs, intense itching, loss of hair, anorexia, scurfs and cachexia were observed.

    * * *
    alopecia
    * * *

    alopecia sustantivo femenino Med alopecia
    * * *
    hair loss, Espec alopecia
    * * *
    f MED alopecia

    Spanish-English dictionary > alopecia

  • 9 analizar

    v.
    to analyze.
    Elsa analizó la bebida Elsa examined the drink.
    El juez analizó el caso The judge analyzed the case.
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    1 to analyse (US analyze)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT to analyse, analyze (EEUU)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.
    Ex. With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.
    Ex. Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex. The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex. This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex. Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex. The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex. This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex. Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex. This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex. Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex. 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex. Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex. Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex. Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex. Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex. The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex. Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex. It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex. When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex. If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex. The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    ----
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.

    Ex: With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.

    Ex: Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex: The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex: This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex: Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex: The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex: This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex: Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex: Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex: This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex: Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex: 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex: Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex: Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex: Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex: Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex: Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex: It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex: When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex: If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex: The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].

    * * *
    analizar [A4 ]
    vt
    A (examinar) to analyze*, examine
    B ( Med, Quím) to analyze*
    C ( Ling) to parse
    to undergo o have analysis
    se está analizando he's undergoing o having analysis, he's seeing an analyst, he's in analysis
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    analizar ( conjugate analizar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( examinar) to analyze( conjugate analyze), examine

    b) (Med, Quím) to analyze( conjugate analyze)

    c) (Ling) to parse

    analizarse verbo pronominal
    to undergo o have analysis
    analizar verbo transitivo to analyze
    ' analizar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estudiar
    - profundidad
    - punto
    English:
    analyse
    - test
    - analyze
    - go
    - survey
    * * *
    1. [situación, problema] to analyse
    2. [sangre, orina] to test, to analyse
    3. Gram to parse;
    * * *
    v/t analyze
    * * *
    analizar {21} vt
    : to analyze
    * * *
    analizar vb to analyse

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar

  • 10 análisis escalar de Guttman

    Ex. Guttman scale analysis is a statistical technique designed both for selecting items to make up a unidimensional scale along which individuals may be scored, and as a hypothesis-testing technique for determining whether a set of individuals adequately fit a scale, or whether a scale adequately reflects observed response patterns.
    * * *

    Ex: Guttman scale analysis is a statistical technique designed both for selecting items to make up a unidimensional scale along which individuals may be scored, and as a hypothesis-testing technique for determining whether a set of individuals adequately fit a scale, or whether a scale adequately reflects observed response patterns.

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis escalar de Guttman

  • 11 arcilla refractaria

    f.
    fire clay, saggar, fireclay, sagger.
    * * *
    (n.) = refractory clay, fireclay
    Ex. Refractory clay is slightly better but you do not need heat-resistant material for claying a forge.
    Ex. In practice it has been observed that the higher the alumina content in the fireclay, the higher is the fusion point.
    * * *
    (n.) = refractory clay, fireclay

    Ex: Refractory clay is slightly better but you do not need heat-resistant material for claying a forge.

    Ex: In practice it has been observed that the higher the alumina content in the fireclay, the higher is the fusion point.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arcilla refractaria

  • 12 asaltar

    v.
    1 to attack.
    2 to rob.
    Ricardo asaltó a Pedro Richard held up Peter.
    3 to seize.
    iba a ir pero al final le asaltaron las dudas he was going to go, but he was seized by doubts at the last minute
    le asaltó el pánico he was overcome by panic
    4 to be assaulted by.
    Te asaltó el bandido You were assaulted by the bandit.
    5 to assault, to assail, to invade, to attack.
    Ricardo asalta bancos Richard assaults banks.
    * * *
    1 to assault, attack (para robar) to raid, rob
    2 (abordar) to approach, come up to
    3 figurado (surgir) to assail
    * * *
    verb
    2) mug, rob
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ persona] to attack, assault; (Mil) to storm; [+ banco, tienda etc] to break into, raid; [en disturbios etc] to loot, sack

    anoche fue asaltada la joyería — the jeweller's was raided last night, last night there was a break-in at the jeweller's

    2) [dudas] to assail; [idea] to cross one's mind

    le asaltó una idea — he was struck by an idea, an idea crossed his mind

    3) [desastre, muerte] to fall upon, surprise, overtake
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( robar) <banco/tienda> to rob, hold up; < persona> to rob, mug
    b) ( tomar por asalto) <ciudad/embajada> to storm
    c) ( atacar) to attack, assault
    d) ( acosar) to accost, assail (frml)
    e) idea to strike

    me asaltó una dudaI was struck o seized by a sudden doubt

    * * *
    = raid, storm, break into, break in, mug, assail, hold up.
    Ex. The article ' Raiding the World Bank' explains how the World Bank operates, shareholding, the initiation of loan proposals, and lending to education projects.
    Ex. On October 6, 1976, an angry mob stormed the university to attack students who seemed to threaten the nation.
    Ex. A honeypot is a decoy computer system designed to look like a legitimate system an intruder will want to break into while, unbeknownst to the intruder, they are being covertly observed.
    Ex. The hacker broke in on the university dial-in lines through the library system.
    Ex. In that time, she relates, she had been mugged at gunpoint, punched in the face, and harassed.
    Ex. It's ridiculous to assail people who are making a code for abandoning all the principles which have been going strong for 100 years.
    Ex. The film starts with two small-time thieves who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant.
    ----
    * asaltar una diligencia = rob + a stagecoach.
    * dudas + asaltar = doubts + assail.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( robar) <banco/tienda> to rob, hold up; < persona> to rob, mug
    b) ( tomar por asalto) <ciudad/embajada> to storm
    c) ( atacar) to attack, assault
    d) ( acosar) to accost, assail (frml)
    e) idea to strike

    me asaltó una dudaI was struck o seized by a sudden doubt

    * * *
    = raid, storm, break into, break in, mug, assail, hold up.

    Ex: The article ' Raiding the World Bank' explains how the World Bank operates, shareholding, the initiation of loan proposals, and lending to education projects.

    Ex: On October 6, 1976, an angry mob stormed the university to attack students who seemed to threaten the nation.
    Ex: A honeypot is a decoy computer system designed to look like a legitimate system an intruder will want to break into while, unbeknownst to the intruder, they are being covertly observed.
    Ex: The hacker broke in on the university dial-in lines through the library system.
    Ex: In that time, she relates, she had been mugged at gunpoint, punched in the face, and harassed.
    Ex: It's ridiculous to assail people who are making a code for abandoning all the principles which have been going strong for 100 years.
    Ex: The film starts with two small-time thieves who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant.
    * asaltar una diligencia = rob + a stagecoach.
    * dudas + asaltar = doubts + assail.

    * * *
    asaltar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (robar) ‹banco/tienda› to rob, hold up; ‹persona› to rob, mug
    2 ‹fortaleza/ciudad/embajada› to storm, attack
    3 (acosar) to accost, assail ( frml)
    lo asaltaron a preguntas they bombarded him with questions, they fired a barrage of questions at him
    4 «idea» to strike
    en el último momento me asaltó una duda/un temor at the last moment I was struck o seized by a sudden doubt/fear
    le asaltaban dudas acerca de su futuro he was plagued with o by doubts about his future
    * * *

    asaltar ( conjugate asaltar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( atracar) ‹banco/tienda to hold up, rob;

    persona to rob, mug
    b) ( tomar por asalto) ‹ciudad/embajada to storm



    me asaltó una duda I was struck o seized by a sudden doubt

    asaltar verbo transitivo to assault, attack
    (atracar un banco, una tienda) to rob
    fig (un pensamiento) to assail
    ' asaltar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acometer
    - atracar
    English:
    assault
    - attack
    - hold up
    - mug
    - raid
    - rush
    - engulf
    - hold
    - jump
    - ram
    - rob
    * * *
    1. [atacar] to attack;
    [castillo, ciudad] to storm;
    la policía asaltó el avión the police stormed the plane
    2. [robar] to rob;
    lo asaltaron con una navaja he was robbed o mugged at knifepoint
    3. [sujeto: dudas, pánico] to seize;
    iba a ir pero al final le asaltaron las dudas he was going to go, but he was seized by doubts at the last minute;
    me asalta una duda, ¿me llegará el dinero? I have one doubt, will I have enough money?;
    le asaltó el pánico he was overcome by o seized with panic
    4. [importunar]
    los periodistas asaltaron al actor a preguntas the journalists bombarded the actor with questions;
    los pabellones se vieron asaltados por visitantes the wards were overrun with visitors
    * * *
    v/t
    1 persona attack; banco rob
    2 fig
    :
    le asaltó una duda he was suddenly struck by doubt
    * * *
    1) : to assault
    2) : to mug, to rob
    3)
    asaltar al poder : to seize power
    * * *
    1. (banco) to rob [pt. & pp. robbed] / to raid
    2. (persona) to mug [pt. & pp. mugged]

    Spanish-English dictionary > asaltar

  • 13 atmósfera estelar

    Ex. According to him, the phenomena observed in stellar atmospheres could be described adequately by an electrical discharge model.
    * * *

    Ex: According to him, the phenomena observed in stellar atmospheres could be described adequately by an electrical discharge model.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atmósfera estelar

  • 14 atrofiamiento

    Ex. The disease symptoms observed were general plant and leaf stunting, leaf chlorosis, leaf and stem necrosis and plant death.
    * * *

    Ex: The disease symptoms observed were general plant and leaf stunting, leaf chlorosis, leaf and stem necrosis and plant death.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atrofiamiento

  • 15 aumento acusado

    Ex. A sharp increase in the number of practical applications of expert systems was observed during the period 1980-84.
    * * *

    Ex: A sharp increase in the number of practical applications of expert systems was observed during the period 1980-84.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aumento acusado

  • 16 basta ya

    intj.
    cut it out, drop it, enough, enough is enough.
    * * *
    Ex. This is a very common failing of librarians and can be observed daily: they appear unable to recognise when enough is enough.
    * * *

    Ex: This is a very common failing of librarians and can be observed daily: they appear unable to recognise when enough is enough.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basta ya

  • 17 binario

    adj.
    binary, dual.
    * * *
    1 binary
    * * *
    (f. - binaria)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Mat, Inform) binary
    2) (Mús) two-four
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo binary
    * * *
    = binary.
    Ex. A discontinuity was observed in the growth rate of the literature on the free molecular structures of binary fluorides.
    ----
    * árbol de búsqueda binario = binary search tree.
    * notación binaria = binary notation.
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo binary
    * * *

    Ex: A discontinuity was observed in the growth rate of the literature on the free molecular structures of binary fluorides.

    * árbol de búsqueda binario = binary search tree.
    * notación binaria = binary notation.

    * * *
    binary
    * * *

    binario
    ◊ - ria adjetivo

    binary
    binario,-a adjetivo binary

    ' binario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    binaria
    English:
    binary
    * * *
    binario, -a adj
    binary
    * * *
    adj binary
    * * *
    binario, - ria adj
    : binary

    Spanish-English dictionary > binario

  • 18 boca de incendios

    fire hydrant
    * * *
    fire hydrant, fireplug (AmE)
    * * *
    (n.) = fire hydrant
    Ex. For example, after a fire hydrant has been observed and described, children are addressed as follows: 'What would it feel like to be a fire hydrant? Try it and show how the water gushes out'.
    * * *
    fire hydrant, fireplug (AmE)
    * * *

    Ex: For example, after a fire hydrant has been observed and described, children are addressed as follows: 'What would it feel like to be a fire hydrant? Try it and show how the water gushes out'.

    * * *
    fireplug, Br
    fire hydrant

    Spanish-English dictionary > boca de incendios

  • 19 buenas costumbres

    f.pl.
    good manners, politeness, amenities, civilization.
    * * *
    (n.) = propriety, mores, decorum
    Ex. Dissatisfaction is being expressed with the public library's feminised world of propriety and respectability.
    Ex. These reasons speak to the duties and enduring mores of the professoriate.
    Ex. The lack of contemporary censure may suggest that he observed a type of decorum in costume appropriate to the social and moral status of his characters.
    * * *
    (n.) = propriety, mores, decorum

    Ex: Dissatisfaction is being expressed with the public library's feminised world of propriety and respectability.

    Ex: These reasons speak to the duties and enduring mores of the professoriate.
    Ex: The lack of contemporary censure may suggest that he observed a type of decorum in costume appropriate to the social and moral status of his characters.

    Spanish-English dictionary > buenas costumbres

  • 20 bígaro

    m.
    winkle, periwinkle.
    * * *
    1 winkle
    * * *
    = periwinkle, whelk, winkle.
    Ex. The results suggest that in general iodine turnover in periwinkles is slower than observed for other molluscs.
    Ex. Oysters were a vital standby to many working people in Europe before pollution all but wiped them out, while cockles, whelks, and winkles marinated in vinegar live on as vestigial delicacies.
    Ex. Oysters were a vital standby to many working people in Europe before pollution all but wiped them out, while cockles, whelks, and winkles marinated in vinegar live on as vestigial delicacies.
    * * *
    = periwinkle, whelk, winkle.

    Ex: The results suggest that in general iodine turnover in periwinkles is slower than observed for other molluscs.

    Ex: Oysters were a vital standby to many working people in Europe before pollution all but wiped them out, while cockles, whelks, and winkles marinated in vinegar live on as vestigial delicacies.
    Ex: Oysters were a vital standby to many working people in Europe before pollution all but wiped them out, while cockles, whelks, and winkles marinated in vinegar live on as vestigial delicacies.

    * * *
    bígaro, bigarro
    winkle, periwinkle
    * * *
    winkle
    * * *
    m ZO winkle

    Spanish-English dictionary > bígaro

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