Translation: from spanish

optimal

  • 1 óptimo

    'ɔptimo
    adj

    el/lo óptimo — der/das Beste

    ( femenino óptima) superlativo
    link=bueno bueno{
    ————————
    ( femenino óptima) adjetivo
    óptimo1
    óptimo1 ['optimo]
    Optimum neutro
    ————————
    óptimo2
    óptimo2 , -a ['optimo, -a]
    I superlativo de ver link=bueno bueno{
    optimal; (excelente) ausgezeichnet

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > óptimo

  • 2 anhelado

    adj.
    longed-for, strongly desired, yenned.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anhelar.
    * * *
    = long-awaited [long awaited], hoped for [hoped-for], wishful, longed-for, desired, much desired.
    Ex. Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited 'idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.
    Ex. The hoped for panaceas are either not materialising or proving illusory = Las panaceas tan esperadas no se materializaron o resultaron ser ficticias.
    Ex. To the extent that special librarians can recognise what burnout is and how, when, and where it occurs, they will be better prepared to resist the ineffectual, wishful remedies that are sometimes practised.
    Ex. They have literally faded now, at last, into the much longed-for invisibility background of daily life.
    Ex. Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    Ex. These concepts reflect the process of globalization and its relation to both the feared 'Clash of Civilizations' and the much desired and advocated 'Dialogue among Civilizations'.
    * * *
    = long-awaited [long awaited], hoped for [hoped-for], wishful, longed-for, desired, much desired.

    Ex: Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited 'idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.

    Ex: The hoped for panaceas are either not materialising or proving illusory = Las panaceas tan esperadas no se materializaron o resultaron ser ficticias.
    Ex: To the extent that special librarians can recognise what burnout is and how, when, and where it occurs, they will be better prepared to resist the ineffectual, wishful remedies that are sometimes practised.
    Ex: They have literally faded now, at last, into the much longed-for invisibility background of daily life.
    Ex: Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    Ex: These concepts reflect the process of globalization and its relation to both the feared 'Clash of Civilizations' and the much desired and advocated 'Dialogue among Civilizations'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > anhelado

  • 3 atrancarse

    1 (atascarse) to get stuck
    2 (al leer) to stumble over one's words
    * * *
    VPR
    1) (=atascarse) to get bogged down (en in)
    (Mec) to jam; [haciendo algo] to get stuck
    2) Méx * (=porfiarse) to dig one's heels in, be stubborn
    3) Cono Sur * (=estreñirse) to get constipated
    * * *
    (v.) = stumble, get + stuck
    Ex. For some people the best way of progressing through the Internet may be by stumbling at the obstacles but persevering in the effort to move forward.
    Ex. Hence, the proposed method is capable of enhancing the regularization property without getting stuck at sub-optimal values in search space.
    * * *
    (v.) = stumble, get + stuck

    Ex: For some people the best way of progressing through the Internet may be by stumbling at the obstacles but persevering in the effort to move forward.

    Ex: Hence, the proposed method is capable of enhancing the regularization property without getting stuck at sub-optimal values in search space.

    * * *
    vpr
    1. [encerrarse] to lock oneself in
    2. [atascarse] to get blocked
    3. [al hablar, escribir] to dry up;
    se atranca con las palabras largas he stumbles over the long words
    * * *
    v/r fig
    get stuck
    * * *
    vr
    * * *
    1. (tubería) to get blocked
    2. to jam [pt. & pp. jammed]
    se ha atrancado la puerta, no puedo salir the door has jammed, I can't get out
    3. (persona) to get stuck

    Spanish-English dictionary > atrancarse

  • 4 bibliotecario de empresa

    Ex. The author describes the problems experienced by industrial librarians attempting to provide an optimal service and offers some solutions on both a national and an industrial level.
    * * *

    Ex: The author describes the problems experienced by industrial librarians attempting to provide an optimal service and offers some solutions on both a national and an industrial level.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario de empresa

  • 5 buscado

    adj.
    sought-after, wanted, sought.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: buscar.
    * * *
    Ex. Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    ----
    * buscado por materia = subject-traced.
    * buscado por uno mismo = self-sought.
    * término buscado = sought term.
    * término no buscado = unsought term.
    * título buscado por el usuario = sought title.
    * * *

    Ex: Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.

    * buscado por materia = subject-traced.
    * buscado por uno mismo = self-sought.
    * término buscado = sought term.
    * término no buscado = unsought term.
    * título buscado por el usuario = sought title.

    Spanish-English dictionary > buscado

  • 6 conservador

    adj.
    1 conservative, discreet, moderate, restrained.
    2 conservative, orthodox, rightist, right-wing.
    3 Conservative.
    m.
    1 conservative, praetorian, rightist, right-winger.
    2 preservative, preserver.
    3 Conservative.
    4 curator.
    * * *
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    2 (de museos) curator
    * * *
    1. (f. - conservadora)
    noun
    2. (f. - conservadora)
    adj.
    * * *
    conservador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) (Culin) preservative
    2. SM / F
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) [de museo] curator, keeper
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.
    Ex. The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex. In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex. The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex. He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex. Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex. Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex. Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex. Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex. The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex. He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex. It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex. This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
    ----
    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.

    Ex: The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex: In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex: The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex: He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex: Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex: Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex: Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex: Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex: The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex: He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex: It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex: This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex: Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.

    * * *
    1 ( Pol) ‹partido/gobierno› conservative
    2 (tradicional) ‹persona/ideas› conservative
    es muy conservador en sus gustos he's very conservative in his tastes
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Pol) conservative
    2 (de un museo) curator
    3
    conservador masculine ( Coc) preservative
    * * *

    conservador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    conservative
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative


    conservador,-ora
    I adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino conservative
    Pol Conservative
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 Pol Conservative
    2 (de un museo, una biblioteca) curator
    ' conservador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barrer
    - bloque
    - conservadora
    - europeísta
    English:
    conservative
    - keeper
    - seat
    - Tory
    - wet
    - Conservative
    - curator
    - custodian
    - round
    * * *
    conservador, -ora
    adj
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative;
    es un entrenador muy conservador he's a very conservative manager
    2. [del partido conservador] Conservative
    nm,f
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative
    2. [miembro del partido conservador] Conservative
    3. [de museo] curator;
    [de biblioteca] librarian; [de parque natural] keeper
    * * *
    I adj conservative
    II m, conservadora f
    1 de museo curator
    2 POL conservative
    * * *
    conservador, - dora adj & n
    : conservative
    : preservative
    * * *
    conservador adj n conservative

    Spanish-English dictionary > conservador

  • 7 cuál

    adj.
    which, what.
    adv.
    which.
    pron.
    which one.
    * * *
    pronombre (pl cuales)
    entrevistamos a los obreros, los cuales nos informaron adecuadamente we interviewed the workers, who duly informed us
    3 (correlativo) such as
    1 formal as, like
    \
    cada cual everyone, everybody
    * * *
    pron.
    2) who, whom
    * * *
    1. PRON
    1)

    el cual/la cual/ los cuales/ las cuales —

    a) [aplicado a cosas] which

    obtuvo una beca, gracias a la cual pudo subsistir varios años — he got a grant, which gave him enough to live on for several years

    b) [aplicado a personas] [como sujeto] who; [como objeto] who, whom; [tras preposición] whom

    se reunieron con el presidente, el cual les informó del asunto — they had a meeting with the president, who briefed them on the affair

    tengo gran amistad con el director, al cual conozco desde hace muchos años — the director, who o whom I have known for many years, is a great friend of mine

    había ocho chicos, tres de los cuales hablaban en inglés — there were eight boys, three of whom were speaking in English

    2)

    lo cual — which

    se rieron mucho, lo cual me disgustó — they laughed a lot, which upset me

    con lo cual — with the result that

    se han construido dos escuelas más, con lo cual contaremos con más de 2.000 plazas escolares — two more schools have been built, with the result that o which means that we will have more than 2,000 school places

    llegué tarde, con lo cual no pude entrar — I arrived late, which meant I couldn't get in

    por lo cual — and therefore, consequently

    3)

    cada cual, miembros de distintas religiones, cada cual con su libro sagrado — members of different religions, each (one) with their holy book

    depende del gusto de cada cual — it depends on individual taste, it depends on each individual's taste

    allá cada cual — everyone must look out for themselves

    4)

    sea cual sea o fuese o fuere — whatever

    quiere entrar en un club de golf, sea cual sea — he wants to join a golf club, and any one will do

    2.
    ADV CONJ liter like

    cual sias if

    todos aplaudieron su sugerencia, cual si de una idea genial se tratara — everyone applauded his suggestion, as if it were the most brilliant idea

    tal 3., 1)
    3.
    ADJ (Jur) said, aforementioned

    los cuales bienesthe said o aforementioned property

    * * *
    I
    1)
    a)

    el cual/la cual/los cuales/las cuales — ( hablando de personas) (sujeto) who; (complemento) who, whom (frml); ( hablando de cosas) which

    según lo cual... — by which...

    dos/la mayoría de los cuales — ( hablando de cosas) two/most of which; ( hablando de personas) two/most of whom

    b)

    por lo cualas a result o therefore

    con lo cual: me dijo que yo allí sobraba, con lo cual me fui he told me that I wasn't wanted there, whereupon o at which point I left; olvidó el dinero, con lo cual no pude comprar nada — he forgot the money, which meant that I couldn't buy anything

    cada cual — everyone, everybody

    cada cual se fue por su lado — each went his separate way, everyone went their separate ways

    sea cual sea or fuera or fuere — whatever

    II
    preposición (liter) like

    cual fiera enfurecida... — like a raging beast... (liter)

    * * *
    = what, which.
    Ex. Before examining the two main means of constructing classification schedules it is as well to consider what the objective of the designer of a classification scheme should be.
    Ex. There are a number of features of a catalogue or index which benefit from some standardisation.
    ----
    * aceptar tal cual = take + Nombre + at face value.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * ¿cuál es el futuro de? = quo vadis.
    * de los cuales = out of which.
    * después de lo cual = whereupon.
    * el cual = which.
    * gracias al cual = whereby.
    * por el cual = whereby, whereupon.
    * saber cúal es la verdad = discern + the truth.
    * sea cual fuere = any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual fuese = any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual sea el criterio utilizado = by any standard(s).
    * sean cuales sean = whatever they may be.
    * tal cual = unaltered, uncritically, unmodified, unedited, just as, like that, like this.
    * tal o cual = such and such.
    * tal y cual = such and such.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a)

    el cual/la cual/los cuales/las cuales — ( hablando de personas) (sujeto) who; (complemento) who, whom (frml); ( hablando de cosas) which

    según lo cual... — by which...

    dos/la mayoría de los cuales — ( hablando de cosas) two/most of which; ( hablando de personas) two/most of whom

    b)

    por lo cualas a result o therefore

    con lo cual: me dijo que yo allí sobraba, con lo cual me fui he told me that I wasn't wanted there, whereupon o at which point I left; olvidó el dinero, con lo cual no pude comprar nada — he forgot the money, which meant that I couldn't buy anything

    cada cual — everyone, everybody

    cada cual se fue por su lado — each went his separate way, everyone went their separate ways

    sea cual sea or fuera or fuere — whatever

    II
    preposición (liter) like

    cual fiera enfurecida... — like a raging beast... (liter)

    * * *
    = what, which.

    Ex: Before examining the two main means of constructing classification schedules it is as well to consider what the objective of the designer of a classification scheme should be.

    Ex: There are a number of features of a catalogue or index which benefit from some standardisation.
    * aceptar tal cual = take + Nombre + at face value.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * ¿cuál es el futuro de? = quo vadis.
    * de los cuales = out of which.
    * después de lo cual = whereupon.
    * el cual = which.
    * gracias al cual = whereby.
    * por el cual = whereby, whereupon.
    * saber cúal es la verdad = discern + the truth.
    * sea cual fuere = any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual fuese = any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual sea el criterio utilizado = by any standard(s).
    * sean cuales sean = whatever they may be.
    * tal cual = unaltered, uncritically, unmodified, unedited, just as, like that, like this.
    * tal o cual = such and such.
    * tal y cual = such and such.

    * * *
    A
    1
    el cual/la cual/los cuales/las cuales (hablando de personas) ( sujeto) who;
    ( complemento) who, whom ( frml); (hablando de cosas) which
    dos señores, con los cuales pasé varios días two gentlemen, who I spent several days with o with whom I spent several days
    medidas con las cuales se desestimula el consumo measures with which consumption is discouraged
    el motivo por el cual lo hizo the reason why he did it
    la regla según la cual … the rule by which …
    me presentó al hermano y a un primo, el cual primo resultó ser un plomo he introduced me to his brother and to a cousin, the latter o the cousin turned out to be a real bore
    2
    lo cual which
    se disgustó, lo cual es natural she got upset, which is only natural
    ese día habrá huelga de transportes, por lo cual se ha decidido postergar la reunión there will be a transport strike that day; as a result o therefore o so, it has been decided to postpone the meeting
    anunció que ella había ganado, con lo cual se produjo una gran silbatina he announced that she had won, at which point o whereupon there was loud booing
    B ( en locs):
    cada cual everyone, everybody
    que cada cual se ocupe de su equipaje everybody must look after their own luggage, everybody must look after his or her own luggage
    allí nos separamos y cada cual se fue por su lado we split up there and each went his separate way o everyone went their separate ways
    sea cual sea or sea cual fuera or sea cual fuere: sea cual sea su decisión whatever their decision is o may be
    sean cuales fueren sus motivos whatever her motives might be o may be o are
    cada cual con su cada cuala ( fam hum); each with his or her partner
    tal2 (↑ tal (2))
    ( liter); like
    el mar, cual fiera enfurecida … the sea, like a raging beast … ( liter)
    cual si tuviese alas as if I had wings
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    cual    
    cuál
    cual pronombre
    1
    a)

    el/la cuál/los/las cuáles ( hablando de personas) ( sujeto) who;


    ( complemento) who, whom (frml);
    ( hablando de cosas) which;
    mis vecinos, a los cuáles no conocía my neighbors who I didn't know o (frml) whom I did not know;

    el motivo por el cuál lo hizo the reason why he did it;
    según lo cuál … by which …;
    dos de los cuáles two of whom/which
    b)


    por lo cuál as a result, therefore;
    con lo cuál so
    2 ( en locs)

    sea cual sea or fuera or fuere whatever
    cuál pronombre ( uno en particular) which;
    ( uno en general) what;
    ¿cuál quieres? which (one) do you want?;

    ¿y cuál es el problema? so, what's the problem?
    ■ adjetivo (esp AmL): ¿a cuál colegio vas? what o which school do you go to?
    cual
    I pron rel
    1 (persona) (sujeto) who
    (objeto) whom
    2 (cosa) which
    II pron
    1 correl tal cual, exactly as
    2 ant (comparativo) such as
    ♦ Locuciones: a cual más guapo, each more handsome than the other
    cuál
    I pron interr which (one)?, what?: ¿cuál prefieres?, which one do you prefer?
    II adjetivo interr which

    ' cuál' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caballería
    - cada
    - cual
    - cualquiera
    - decir
    - gentilicio
    - lo
    - moraleja
    - nombre
    - suerte
    - tal
    - talla
    - con
    - patente
    English:
    address
    - any
    - car-boot sale
    - chain letter
    - climbing frame
    - downside
    - each
    - euro
    - exercise
    - forecast
    - mission
    - mode
    - motive
    - motto
    - one
    - optimal
    - promenade concert
    - publicity
    - source
    - stand
    - such-and-such
    - that
    - title
    - two
    - weather forecast
    - what
    - whereupon
    - which
    - whichever
    - who
    - whom
    - comprehensive
    - consent
    - grammar
    - job
    - kind
    - such
    - surprisingly
    - whereby
    - why
    * * *
    pron relativo
    1.
    el cual/la cual/los cuales/las cuales [de persona] (sujeto) who; (complemento) who, Formal whom;
    [de cosa] which;
    conoció a una española, la cual vivía en Buenos Aires he met a Spanish girl who lived in Buenos Aires;
    le extirparon el apéndice, el cual se había inflamado they removed her appendix, which had become inflamed;
    hablé con dos profesores, los cuales me explicaron la situación I spoke to two teachers who explained the situation to me;
    me encontré con Sandra, a la cual hacía tiempo que no veía I met Sandra, who o Formal whom I hadn't seen for some time;
    son dos personas con las cuales me llevo muy bien they're two people I get on very well with, Formal they're two people with whom I get on very well;
    hablé con la persona a la cual escribí la semana pasada I spoke with the person who I had written to o Formal to whom I had written last week;
    la compañía para la cual trabajo the company I work for, Formal the company for which I work;
    un problema para el cual no hay solución a problem to which there is no solution;
    una norma según la cual no se puede entrar a mitad de espectáculo a rule stating that you may not enter the auditorium while the show is in progress;
    estoy muy cansado, razón por la cual no saldré esta noche I'm very tired, which is why I'm not going out tonight
    2.
    lo cual which;
    está muy enfadada, lo cual es comprensible she's very angry, which is understandable;
    ha tenido mucho éxito, de lo cual me alegro she's been very successful and I'm very pleased for her;
    …de lo cual concluimos que… …from which we can conclude that…;
    estaba de muy mal humor, en vista de lo cual no le dije nada seeing as o in view of the fact that she was in a very bad mood, I didn't say anything to her;
    por todo lo cual hemos decidido… as a result of which we have decided…;
    todo lo cual me hace pensar que no vendrá all of which makes me think he won't come
    3. [en frases]
    cada cual tiene sus gustos propios everyone has his/her own tastes;
    que cada cual extraiga sus conclusiones you may all draw your own conclusions;
    sea cual sea o [m5] fuere su decisión whatever his decision (may be);
    le conté lo que había pasado y se quedó tal cual I told her what had happened and she didn't bat an eyelid
    adv
    Literario [como] like;
    se revolvió cual fiera herida he writhed around like a wounded beast;
    cual padre, tal hijo like father, like son
    * * *
    I pron rel
    :
    el cual, la cual etc cosa which; persona who;
    por lo cual (and) so;
    tiene dos coches, a cuál más caro he has two cars, both (of them) equally expensive
    II adv like;
    dejó la habitación tal cual la encontró she left the room just as she found it
    * * *
    cuál adj
    : which, what
    ¿cuáles libros?: which books?
    cual prep
    : like, as
    cuál pron
    1) (in questions) : which (one), what (one)
    ¿cuál es el mejor?: which one is the best?
    ¿cuál es tu apellido?: what is your last name?
    2)
    cuál más, cuál menos : some more, some less
    cual pron
    1)
    el cual, la cual, los cuales, las cuales : who, whom, which
    la razón por la cual lo dije: the reason I said it
    2)
    lo cual : which
    se rió, lo cual me dio rabia: he laughed, which made me mad
    3)
    cada cual : everyone, everybody
    * * *
    cual pron
    1. (persona) who / whom
    hablamos con los estudiantes, los cuales nos informaron sobre la huelga we spoke to the students who told us about the strike
    2. (cosa) which
    la casa, la cual se construyó el año pasado, es preciosa the house, which was built last year, is beautiful

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  • 8 deseado

    1→ link=desear desear
    1 desired
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=anhelado) sought-after, coveted
    2) [embarazo] planned

    un embarazo no deseadoan unwanted o unplanned pregnancy

    * * *
    = desirable, intended, wishful, coveted, longed-for, desired.
    Ex. It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex. In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex. To the extent that special librarians can recognise what burnout is and how, when, and where it occurs, they will be better prepared to resist the ineffectual, wishful remedies that are sometimes practised.
    Ex. Four factors enable such cooperation: common needs; possession of resources coveted by the other institution; a clear delineation of responsibilities; and demonstrated goodwill.
    Ex. They have literally faded now, at last, into the much longed-for invisibility background of daily life.
    Ex. Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    ----
    * no deseado = unwanted, uninvited.
    * * *
    = desirable, intended, wishful, coveted, longed-for, desired.

    Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.

    Ex: In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex: To the extent that special librarians can recognise what burnout is and how, when, and where it occurs, they will be better prepared to resist the ineffectual, wishful remedies that are sometimes practised.
    Ex: Four factors enable such cooperation: common needs; possession of resources coveted by the other institution; a clear delineation of responsibilities; and demonstrated goodwill.
    Ex: They have literally faded now, at last, into the much longed-for invisibility background of daily life.
    Ex: Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    * no deseado = unwanted, uninvited.

    * * *
    deseado, -a adj
    1. [ansiado] desired;
    la tan deseada primera cita the longed-for first date
    2. [embarazo] planned;
    [hijo] wanted;
    un embarazo no deseado an unwanted pregnancy
    * * *
    adj desired;
    niño deseado wanted child;
    no deseado unwanted

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  • 9 despacho

    m.
    1 office (oficina).
    2 set of office furniture (muebles).
    3 dispatch.
    4 sale (venta).
    despacho de billetes/localidades ticket/box office
    5 shipment, dispatch, remission, sending.
    6 promptness, dispatch.
    7 remittance.
    8 written order, order in writing, written court order.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: despachar.
    * * *
    1 (envío) sending, dispatch
    2 (oficina) office; (estudio) study
    3 (venta) sale, selling
    5 (comunicación) message, dispatch
    \
    despacho de billetes/localidades ticket/box office
    despacho de vino wine merchant's
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=oficina)
    a) [de abogado, arquitecto] office; [en una casa] study
    b) (=muebles) office furniture
    2) (=tienda) shop; Chile grocer's shop

    despacho de billetes, despacho de boletos — LAm booking office

    despacho de pan — bread shop, bakery

    3) (=mensaje) (Periodismo) report; (Mil) dispatch; (Pol) communiqué

    despacho de oficial — (Mil) commission

    despacho telegráfico — telegram, wire (EEUU)

    4) (=venta) sale

    tener buen despacho — to find a ready sale, be in good demand

    5) (=envío) dispatch, sending (out)

    despacho aduanal, despacho de aduanas — customs clearance

    6) (Pol) meeting, consultation
    7) (=cualidad)

    tener buen despacho — to be very efficient, be on top of one's job

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( oficina) office; ( estudio) study
    b) ( mobiliario) office furniture
    2) ( envío) dispatch, despatch
    3) (Com)
    a) ( atención)
    b) ( venta) sale
    c) ( tienda) shop

    despacho de lotería — lottery agency/kiosk

    4) ( comunicado) communiqué; (Mil) dispatch; (Period) report
    * * *
    = office, dispensation.
    Ex. The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'THERIAQUE: quality information on drugs, essential for their optimal use, prescription and dispensation' = El artículo se titula "THERIAQUE: información de calidad sobre los fármacos, esencial para su uso, prescripción y venta óptimos'.
    ----
    * despacho de abogados = law centre, law office.
    * despacho de profesor = faculty office.
    * investigación de despacho = desk research.
    * mesa de despacho = writing desk, desk, work desk.
    * página videocámara de despacho = office cam.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( oficina) office; ( estudio) study
    b) ( mobiliario) office furniture
    2) ( envío) dispatch, despatch
    3) (Com)
    a) ( atención)
    b) ( venta) sale
    c) ( tienda) shop

    despacho de lotería — lottery agency/kiosk

    4) ( comunicado) communiqué; (Mil) dispatch; (Period) report
    * * *
    = office, dispensation.

    Ex: The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'THERIAQUE: quality information on drugs, essential for their optimal use, prescription and dispensation' = El artículo se titula "THERIAQUE: información de calidad sobre los fármacos, esencial para su uso, prescripción y venta óptimos'.
    * despacho de abogados = law centre, law office.
    * despacho de profesor = faculty office.
    * investigación de despacho = desk research.
    * mesa de despacho = writing desk, desk, work desk.
    * página videocámara de despacho = office cam.

    * * *
    A
    1 (oficina) office; (estudio) study
    2 (mobiliario) office furniture
    B (envío) dispatch, despatch
    se encarga del despacho de las cartas he is responsible for dispatching o sending the mail
    C ( Com)
    1
    (atención): modificaciones que permiten el rápido despacho de pasajeros improvements allowing passengers to be dealt with more quickly
    2 (venta) sale
    3 (tienda) shop
    despacho de lotería lottery agency/kiosk
    el despacho de localidades abre a las diez the box office o ticket office opens at ten o'clock
    Compuesto:
    customs clearance
    D (comunicado) communiqué; ( Mil) dispatch; ( Period) report
    * * *

     

    Del verbo despachar: ( conjugate despachar)

    despacho es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    despachó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    despachar    
    despacho
    despachar ( conjugate despachar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)asunto/tarea/ to take care of, deal with;

    correspondencia to deal with, attend to
    b)carta/paquete to send;

    mercancías› ( por barco) to ship;
    (por avión, tren) to send, dispatch
    2 (Com) ( en tienda) to serve, deal with
    verbo intransitivo (Com) [ dependiente] to serve
    despacho sustantivo masculino
    1

    ( estudio) study

    2 ( envío) dispatch, despatch
    3 ( comunicado) communiqué;
    (Mil) dispatch;
    (Period) report
    despachar verbo transitivo
    1 (atender en una tienda) to serve, wait on, help (customers)
    2 (un asunto) to get through, deal with
    3 (leer el correo) to send, dispatch
    4 fam (a un empleado) to send packing, to sack
    despacho sustantivo masculino
    1 (oficina) office
    (en casa) study
    2 (lugar de venta) despacho de pan, baker's (shop)
    3 (comunicado oficial) dispatch
    ' despacho' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abajo
    - apoltronarse
    - auditoría
    - bufete
    - consulta
    - decisión
    - desorganizada
    - desorganizado
    - escribanía
    - escritorio
    - notaría
    - recibir
    - gabinete
    - oficina
    English:
    cramped
    - face
    - into
    - March
    - meeting
    - off-licence
    - office
    - outrank
    - oval
    - study
    - bundle
    - clearance
    - dispatch
    - squash
    - telegraph
    * * *
    1. [oficina] [fuera de casa] office;
    [en casa] study;
    muebles y material de despacho office furniture and stationery;
    trabaja en un despacho de abogados he works in a law firm o US office
    2. [muebles] set of office furniture
    3. [establecimiento] Esp despacho de billetes ticket office;
    despacho de lotería lottery kiosk;
    despacho de pan bakery, baker's (shop)
    4. Com despacho aduanero customs clearance;
    despacho de aduana(s) customs clearance
    5. [venta] sale;
    los lunes no hay despacho de localidades the box office is not open on Mondays
    6. [envío] dispatch, sending
    7. [comunicado] [oficial] dispatch;
    [de prensa] communiqué;
    un despacho de (una) agencia a news agency report
    8. Am Formal [en carta]
    su despacho = formulaic phrase which appears immediately below name of addressee at head of formal letter
    * * *
    m
    1 office
    2 diplomático, a periódico dispatch
    * * *
    1) : dispatch, shipment
    2) oficina: office, study
    * * *
    1. (oficina) office
    2. (en casa) study [pl. studies]

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  • 10 determinado

    adj.
    1 determined, bound and determined, set, definite.
    2 given, particular.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: determinar.
    * * *
    1→ link=determinar determinar
    1 (preciso) definite, precise, certain, given, particular
    2 (día, hora, etc) fixed, set, appointed
    3 (resuelto) determined, decisive, resolute
    4 GRAMÁTICA definite
    5 MATEMÁTICAS determinate
    * * *
    (f. - determinada)
    adj.
    2) certain, particular
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=preciso) certain
    2) [persona] determined, resolute
    3) (Ling) [artículo] definite
    4) (Mat) determinate
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (definido, preciso) <fecha/lugar> certain
    * * *
    = determined, set, purposeful, dogged, determinate, unwavering, agreed, desired, hell-bent, certain, resolute.
    Ex. The fifteenth edition, published in 1951, represented a determined effort to update and unify the schedules.
    Ex. With a set number of categories the specificity of the headings to be included in the index must be determined to a large extent.
    Ex. Undue haste and panic can be minimized by calm, purposeful behavior that is reassuring to the public.
    Ex. The last 50 years of academic librarianship have seen a dogged search for standards.
    Ex. There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex. Savage's greatest claim to the attention of present-day librarians is his inspiring and unwavering belief in the value of librarianship.
    Ex. Such reports are sent to 'correspondents' in the member states; these correspondents are responsible for forwarding the reports to an agreed list of destinations in their own country.
    Ex. Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    Ex. Fuller's novel make for a form of intellectual clarity, even if that clarity, paradoxically, is expressed in a ferocious hell-bent manner.
    Ex. The same is true for personal names, for subject headings or descriptors, for certain types of titles, for classification numbers, for call numbers, and so on = Lo mismo ocurre en el caso de los nombres personales, los encabezamientos de materia o descriptores, cierto tipo de títulos, los números de clasificación, las signaturas topográficas, etc.
    Ex. The work on gaining acceptance for disabled people in the 1980s is to become more resolute in the 1990s in the name of social justice.
    ----
    * determinado de antemano = pre-established [preestablished].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * determinado por el usuario = customer driven [customer-driven].
    * determinado por la genética = genetically-driven.
    * determinado por los genes = genetically-driven.
    * dispositivo de desconexión automática transcurrido un tiempo determinado = time out mechanism.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en ocasiones determinadas = on any one occasion.
    * en un momento determinado = at a particular point in time, on any one occasion.
    * número determinado de = nth.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (definido, preciso) <fecha/lugar> certain
    * * *
    = determined, set, purposeful, dogged, determinate, unwavering, agreed, desired, hell-bent, certain, resolute.

    Ex: The fifteenth edition, published in 1951, represented a determined effort to update and unify the schedules.

    Ex: With a set number of categories the specificity of the headings to be included in the index must be determined to a large extent.
    Ex: Undue haste and panic can be minimized by calm, purposeful behavior that is reassuring to the public.
    Ex: The last 50 years of academic librarianship have seen a dogged search for standards.
    Ex: There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex: Savage's greatest claim to the attention of present-day librarians is his inspiring and unwavering belief in the value of librarianship.
    Ex: Such reports are sent to 'correspondents' in the member states; these correspondents are responsible for forwarding the reports to an agreed list of destinations in their own country.
    Ex: Arguably, before one tries to understand what current action would be optimal, one should decide on the desired eventual outcome.
    Ex: Fuller's novel make for a form of intellectual clarity, even if that clarity, paradoxically, is expressed in a ferocious hell-bent manner.
    Ex: The same is true for personal names, for subject headings or descriptors, for certain types of titles, for classification numbers, for call numbers, and so on = Lo mismo ocurre en el caso de los nombres personales, los encabezamientos de materia o descriptores, cierto tipo de títulos, los números de clasificación, las signaturas topográficas, etc.
    Ex: The work on gaining acceptance for disabled people in the 1980s is to become more resolute in the 1990s in the name of social justice.
    * determinado de antemano = pre-established [preestablished].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * determinado por el usuario = customer driven [customer-driven].
    * determinado por la genética = genetically-driven.
    * determinado por los genes = genetically-driven.
    * dispositivo de desconexión automática transcurrido un tiempo determinado = time out mechanism.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en ocasiones determinadas = on any one occasion.
    * en un momento determinado = at a particular point in time, on any one occasion.
    * número determinado de = nth.

    * * *
    A (definido, preciso) ‹fecha/lugar› certain
    quedaron en encontrarse en un lugar determinado y no apareció they agreed to meet at a certain o given place but she didn't show up
    en determinado momento me di cuenta de que se había ido at a certain point I realized that she had gone
    en determinadas circunstancias in certain circumstances
    de una manera determinada in a certain o particular way
    si se excede una determinada dosis if a particular dosage is exceeded
    B ‹persona/actitud› determined, resolute
    * * *

     

    Del verbo determinar: ( conjugate determinar)

    determinado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    determinado    
    determinar
    determinado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹fecha/lugar certain;

    en determinadas circunstancias in certain circumstances;
    una determinada dosis a particular dosage
    determinar ( conjugate determinar) verbo transitivo
    1 (establecer, precisar)
    a) [ley/contrato] to state;

    [ persona] to determine

    2 ( motivar) to cause, bring about
    determinado,-a adjetivo
    1 (concreto, preciso) fixed: en determinado momento se puso a cantar, at one particular moment she began to sing
    le gusta un tipo de música muy determinado, she likes a certain kind of music
    2 Ling (artículo) definite
    3 (decidido, convencido) decisive, resolute
    determinar verbo transitivo
    1 (concretar, especificar) to fix, set
    2 (tomar una decisión) to decide on
    3 (averigurar, aclarar) las causas del secuestro están por determinar, the motives for the kidnapping are still unknown
    4 (condicionar) to determine
    5 (causar) to bring about
    ' determinado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    determinada
    - orientar
    - resuelta
    - resuelto
    - tardar
    - dado
    - dejar
    - empecinado
    English:
    certain
    - definite
    - given
    - hellbent
    - pitch
    - set
    - particular
    * * *
    determinado, -a adj
    1. [cierto, alguno] certain;
    en determinadas fechas es mejor no viajar it is better not to travel on certain dates;
    hay determinados lugares donde la delincuencia es mayor there are certain places where the crime rate is higher;
    ante determinados síntomas es mejor acudir al médico with some symptoms it is better to see your doctor
    2. [preciso, concreto] specific, particular;
    en un momento determinado no sabía qué hacer there was a point where I just didn't know what to do
    3. [resuelto] determined;
    estar determinado a hacer algo to be determined to do sth
    4. Gram definite;
    artículo determinado definite article
    * * *
    adj certain
    * * *
    determinado, -da adj
    1) : certain, particular
    2) : determined, resolute
    * * *
    1. (cierto) certain
    2. (preciso) specific / particular

    Spanish-English dictionary > determinado

  • 11 direccionamiento

    m.
    addressing (computing).
    * * *
    SM (Inform) addressing
    * * *
    = steerage, routing, steering.
    Ex. Incorrect reference entry is an unpardonable sin, since the purpose of the entry is to give exact steerage to the original paper from the abstract.
    Ex. Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.
    Ex. This article describes in detail the various methods of ink-jet printing employing electrostatic steering, electromagnetic steering, and multiple ink jets.
    * * *
    = steerage, routing, steering.

    Ex: Incorrect reference entry is an unpardonable sin, since the purpose of the entry is to give exact steerage to the original paper from the abstract.

    Ex: Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.
    Ex: This article describes in detail the various methods of ink-jet printing employing electrostatic steering, electromagnetic steering, and multiple ink jets.

    * * *
    addressing
    * * *
    Informát addressing

    Spanish-English dictionary > direccionamiento

  • 12 disminución

    f.
    decrease, abatement, decline, reduction.
    * * *
    1 decrease, reduction
    \
    ir en disminución to diminish, decrease
    * * *
    noun f.
    decrease, drop, fall
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=reducción) [de población, cantidad] decrease, drop, fall; [de precios, temperaturas] drop, fall; [de velocidad] decrease, reduction
    2) (Med) [de dolor] reduction; [de fiebre] drop, fall
    3) (Cos) [de puntos] decreasing
    * * *
    a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; ( de población) decrease, fall
    b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    c) ( al tejer) decreasing
    * * *
    = decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.
    Ex. Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.
    Ex. Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex. There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
    Ex. It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
    Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
    Ex. Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
    Ex. The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
    Ex. He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
    Ex. A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
    Ex. This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex. The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
    Ex. There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex. A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
    Ex. A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
    Ex. Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
    Ex. Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
    Ex. Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
    Ex. Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
    ----
    * disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
    * disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * * *
    a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; ( de población) decrease, fall
    b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    c) ( al tejer) decreasing
    * * *
    = decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.

    Ex: Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.

    Ex: Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex: There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
    Ex: It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
    Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex: DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
    Ex: Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
    Ex: The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
    Ex: He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
    Ex: A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
    Ex: This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex: The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
    Ex: There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex: A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
    Ex: A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
    Ex: Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
    Ex: Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
    Ex: Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
    Ex: Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
    * disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
    * disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.

    * * *
    1 (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; (de la población) decrease, fall
    la disminución de las tarifas the lowering of o reduction in charges
    la disminución de la población estudiantil the decrease o fall in the student population
    2 (del entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    una disminución del interés del público waning o dwindling public interest
    3 (al tejer) decreasing
    * * *

     

    disminución sustantivo femenino
    decrease, fall;
    ( de temperatura) drop;
    ( de tarifa) reduction
    disminución sustantivo femenino decrease, drop
    ' disminución' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    distensión
    English:
    decline
    - decrease
    - shrinkage
    - fall
    - slump
    * * *
    [de cantidad, velocidad, intensidad] decrease, decline (de in); [de precios, temperaturas] fall (de in); [de interés] decline, waning (de of);
    la disminución del desempleo/de la contaminación the decrease in unemployment/pollution;
    una disminución salarial a decrease o drop in wages;
    ir en disminución to be on the decrease
    * * *
    f decrease
    * * *
    disminución nf, pl - ciones : decrease, drop, fall
    * * *
    disminución n fall / drop

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  • 13 documentalista

    f. & m.
    1 archivist.
    2 documentalist, specialist in documentation.
    * * *
    1 (cineasta) documentary maker
    2 (investigador) researcher
    * * *
    SMF
    1) (TV) documentary maker
    2) [en biblioteca] documentalist
    * * *
    = documentalist, information intermediary, information manager, information officer, information scientist, intelligence officer, information specialist.
    Ex. The development of new information techniques -- informatics, computerisation, teledocumentation -- has given rise to a new type of documentalist trained in the special skills necessary to facilitate user access to international data bases using modern computer tools.
    Ex. These hosts are often searched by information intermediaries who have acquired specialist searching skills.
    Ex. The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.
    Ex. The nature of the users, their background, their work, the frequency with which they use the system, and their mode of access to the system (that is, through an intermediary information officer, or directly) are all factors to be considered.
    Ex. Scientists, engineers and other subject specialists may be employed together with information scientists as full-time abstractors.
    Ex. Variously described as information consultant, resource person, intelligence officer, communication scientist, etc, they are still rare birds.
    Ex. The results are seen in information specialists lacking in sensitivity in the implementation and exploitation of computer-mediated information systems.
    ----
    * AIBDA (Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agri = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * comunidad de bibliotecarios y documentalistas, la = library and information community, the.
    * documentalista de los medios de comunicación = news librarian, news librarian.
    * profesión de bibliotecario y de documentalista, la = library and information services profession, the.
    * profesión de documentalista, la = information profession, the.
    * profesión del bibliotecario y documentalista, la = library and information profession, the.
    * profesiones de bibliotecario y de documentalista, las = information professions, the.
    * * *
    = documentalist, information intermediary, information manager, information officer, information scientist, intelligence officer, information specialist.

    Ex: The development of new information techniques -- informatics, computerisation, teledocumentation -- has given rise to a new type of documentalist trained in the special skills necessary to facilitate user access to international data bases using modern computer tools.

    Ex: These hosts are often searched by information intermediaries who have acquired specialist searching skills.
    Ex: The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.
    Ex: The nature of the users, their background, their work, the frequency with which they use the system, and their mode of access to the system (that is, through an intermediary information officer, or directly) are all factors to be considered.
    Ex: Scientists, engineers and other subject specialists may be employed together with information scientists as full-time abstractors.
    Ex: Variously described as information consultant, resource person, intelligence officer, communication scientist, etc, they are still rare birds.
    Ex: The results are seen in information specialists lacking in sensitivity in the implementation and exploitation of computer-mediated information systems.
    * AIBDA (Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agri = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * comunidad de bibliotecarios y documentalistas, la = library and information community, the.
    * documentalista de los medios de comunicación = news librarian, news librarian.
    * profesión de bibliotecario y de documentalista, la = library and information services profession, the.
    * profesión de documentalista, la = information profession, the.
    * profesión del bibliotecario y documentalista, la = library and information profession, the.
    * profesiones de bibliotecario y de documentalista, las = information professions, the.

    * * *
    documentary maker
    * * *

    documentalista sustantivo masculino
    1 (persona que realiza un documental) documentary maker
    2 (recopilador de datos) documentalist, information officer, researcher: los documentalistas han hecho un buen trabajo para la ambientación de la película, the researchers have done a good job with the setting of the movie
    * * *
    1. [en archivo] archivist
    2. Cine & TV documentary filmmaker
    * * *
    m/f documentary maker

    Spanish-English dictionary > documentalista

  • 14 envío

    m.
    1 shipment, dispatch, submittal, consignment.
    2 shipping.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: enviar.
    * * *
    1 (acción) sending, dispatch
    2 COMERCIO dispatch, shipment
    3 (remesa) consignment; (paquete) parcel
    \
    hacer un envío COMERCIO to dispatch an order
    envío contra reembolso cash on delivery
    gastos de envío postage and packing
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=acción) [gen] sending; (Com) dispatch; [en barco] shipment

    gastos de envío — (cost of) postage and packing, postage and handling (EEUU)

    2) (=mercancías) [gen] consignment, lot; (Náut) shipment
    3) (=dinero) remittance
    * * *
    1) ( acción)

    el envío de los fondosthe remittance o sending of the money

    fecha de envío — date of dispatch, date sent

    2) ( partida - de mercancías) consignment, shipment; (- de dinero) remittance
    * * *
    = delivery, shipment, submission, dispatch [despatch], consignment, shipping, routing, despatch [dispatch], deliverance.
    Ex. Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.
    Ex. ABLE/Library allows a library to efficiently prepare and control shipments of books and periodicals to the library binder.
    Ex. Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.
    Ex. The printing and dispatch of the series have been rationalized to the utmost.
    Ex. After various selection processes, the books are sorted into broad general categories and packed into consignments of up to 5,000 books.
    Ex. The estimated price differential for European journals is to large to be attributed entirely to the extra cost of shipping.
    Ex. Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.
    Ex. Every despatch is accompanied by a packing list containing all the details of the despatch = A cada envío se le adjunta un albarán con todos los detalles del mismo.
    Ex. Communication can be improved, both a better content of information exchange and by a more timely deliverance of this information.
    ----
    * algoritmo de envío = routing algorithm.
    * centro de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * dirección de envío = shipping address.
    * envío a un especialista = referral.
    * envío de correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de correo publicitario no solicitado = spamming.
    * envío de correos electrónicos = e-mailing.
    * envío de información por suscripción = syndication feed.
    * envío de material = freight forwarding.
    * envío de mensajes electrónicos en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de oficio = blanket order.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * envío masivo de cartas = mail shot.
    * envío por avión = air freight [airfreight], air cargo.
    * gastos de envío = postage, shipping costs, shipping and handling, shipping charges.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * punto de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * retención y envío = store-and-forward.
    * retraso del envío = delivery delay.
    * servicio de envío = turnaround.
    * tecnología de envío de información de un modo automático = push technology.
    * * *
    1) ( acción)

    el envío de los fondosthe remittance o sending of the money

    fecha de envío — date of dispatch, date sent

    2) ( partida - de mercancías) consignment, shipment; (- de dinero) remittance
    * * *
    = delivery, shipment, submission, dispatch [despatch], consignment, shipping, routing, despatch [dispatch], deliverance.

    Ex: Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.

    Ex: ABLE/Library allows a library to efficiently prepare and control shipments of books and periodicals to the library binder.
    Ex: Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.
    Ex: The printing and dispatch of the series have been rationalized to the utmost.
    Ex: After various selection processes, the books are sorted into broad general categories and packed into consignments of up to 5,000 books.
    Ex: The estimated price differential for European journals is to large to be attributed entirely to the extra cost of shipping.
    Ex: Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.
    Ex: Every despatch is accompanied by a packing list containing all the details of the despatch = A cada envío se le adjunta un albarán con todos los detalles del mismo.
    Ex: Communication can be improved, both a better content of information exchange and by a more timely deliverance of this information.
    * algoritmo de envío = routing algorithm.
    * centro de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * dirección de envío = shipping address.
    * envío a un especialista = referral.
    * envío de correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de correo publicitario no solicitado = spamming.
    * envío de correos electrónicos = e-mailing.
    * envío de información por suscripción = syndication feed.
    * envío de material = freight forwarding.
    * envío de mensajes electrónicos en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de oficio = blanket order.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * envío masivo de cartas = mail shot.
    * envío por avión = air freight [airfreight], air cargo.
    * gastos de envío = postage, shipping costs, shipping and handling, shipping charges.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * punto de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * retención y envío = store-and-forward.
    * retraso del envío = delivery delay.
    * servicio de envío = turnaround.
    * tecnología de envío de información de un modo automático = push technology.

    * * *
    A
    (acción): se recomienda el envío por correo aéreo you are advised to send it air mail
    se autorizó el envío de los fondos the remittance o sending of the money was authorized
    su padre le hace envíos periódicos de dinero his father sends him money periodically
    [ S ] envíos a domicilio sin recargo free home delivery
    fecha de envío date of dispatch, date sent
    Compuestos:
    text messaging
    COD, cash on delivery
    B (partidade mercancías) consignment, shipment; (— de dinero) remittance
    * * *

     

    Del verbo enviar: ( conjugate enviar)

    envío es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    envió es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    enviar    
    envío
    enviar ( conjugate enviar) verbo transitivo
    a)carta/paquete to send;

    pedido/mercancías to send, dispatch
    b) persona to send;


    envío sustantivo masculino
    1 ( acción):
    el envío de los fondos the remittance o sending of the money;

    fecha de envío date of dispatch, date sent;
    envío contra reembolso COD, cash on delivery
    2 ( partidade mercancías) consignment, shipment;
    (— de dinero) remittance
    enviar verbo transitivo to send: tengo que enviar un giro a Luisa, I've got to send a postal order to Luisa
    envío sustantivo masculino
    1 (acción) sending
    2 (objeto enviado) (en grandes cantidades) consignment
    un envío de alimentos a Ruanda, a consignment of foodstuffs to Ruanda
    (un paquete) parcel
    envío contra reembolso, cash on delivery
    gastos de envío, postage and packing
    ' envío' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destinar
    - reembolso
    - remesa
    - saluda
    - despacho
    - documentación
    - enviar
    - exprés
    - expreso
    - gasto
    English:
    cable
    - consignment
    - dispatch
    - mailing
    - overseas
    - rail
    - remittance
    - shipment
    - delivery
    - postage
    * * *
    envío nm
    1. Com dispatch;
    [de correo] delivery; [de víveres, mercancías] consignment; [de dinero] remittance;
    en el albarán figura la fecha y la hora de envío the date and time of delivery is stated on the delivery note;
    el precio no incluye gastos de envío the price does not include postage and Br packing o US handling;
    se hacen envíos a domicilio [en letrero] we deliver
    2. [paquete] package
    * * *
    m shipment; mercancías shipment, consignment;
    gastos de envío shipping charges;
    envío rehusado delivery not accepted
    * * *
    envío nm
    1) : shipment
    2) : remittance

    Spanish-English dictionary > envío

  • 15 estar a años de distancia

    Ex. Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.
    * * *

    Ex: Much research is being done in the area, but the optimal solution to these routing problems is still years away.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar a años de distancia

  • 16 gestor de la información

    (n.) = information manager, information handler
    Ex. The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.
    Ex. New technologies are making long-cherished concepts held by all information handlers -- librarians, archivists, record managers -- seem mere provincialisms rather than sacred theory or immutable principles.
    * * *
    (n.) = information manager, information handler

    Ex: The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.

    Ex: New technologies are making long-cherished concepts held by all information handlers -- librarians, archivists, record managers -- seem mere provincialisms rather than sacred theory or immutable principles.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gestor de la información

  • 17 gestor documental

    (n.) = document retrieval system, information retrieval system (IRS), text information management system, document management software, document management system, information manager, record manager [records manager]
    Ex. A document retrieval system may be described by 3 formal characteristics: the syntax employed to describe documents, the form of machine-processable queries it accepts as valid and the retrieval rules used to rank or retrieve documents.
    Ex. Modern information technology has opened up several new possibilities of conceptual design of information retrieval systems (IRS) that more fully reflect actual searching behaviour.
    Ex. Computer-based information retrieval systems include the services of the online search service suppliers, CD-ROM products, inhouse text information management systems and online public access catalogues.
    Ex. This article suggests document management software as a new approach to managing small or large files of evidentiary documents.
    Ex. Information professionals have come to recognise the importance of software in the performance of document management systems.
    Ex. The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.
    Ex. New technologies are making long-cherished concepts held by all information handlers -- librarians, archivists, record managers -- seem mere provincialisms rather than sacred theory or immutable principles.
    * * *
    (n.) = document retrieval system, information retrieval system (IRS), text information management system, document management software, document management system, information manager, record manager [records manager]

    Ex: A document retrieval system may be described by 3 formal characteristics: the syntax employed to describe documents, the form of machine-processable queries it accepts as valid and the retrieval rules used to rank or retrieve documents.

    Ex: Modern information technology has opened up several new possibilities of conceptual design of information retrieval systems (IRS) that more fully reflect actual searching behaviour.
    Ex: Computer-based information retrieval systems include the services of the online search service suppliers, CD-ROM products, inhouse text information management systems and online public access catalogues.
    Ex: This article suggests document management software as a new approach to managing small or large files of evidentiary documents.
    Ex: Information professionals have come to recognise the importance of software in the performance of document management systems.
    Ex: The information manager supervises all services to ensure competitiveness, optimal staff deployment and attention to users.
    Ex: New technologies are making long-cherished concepts held by all information handlers -- librarians, archivists, record managers -- seem mere provincialisms rather than sacred theory or immutable principles.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gestor documental

  • 18 guardián

    m.
    guardian, guard, watchman, custodian.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 guardian, keeper, custodian
    * * *
    (f. - guardiana)
    noun
    * * *
    guardián, -ana
    SM / F
    1) (=defensor) guardian
    2) (=guarda) warden, keeper (EEUU); (Zool) keeper; (=vigilante) watchman
    perro 1., 1)
    * * *
    - diana masculino, femenino
    a) ( de edificio) (security) guard
    b) (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *
    = custodian, curator, guardian, storekeeper, gatekeeper, steward, guard dog, sentinel, warden, safekeeper [sake-keeper].
    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex. Altick refers to himself as 'a pursuer of truth' and to his audience of librarians as ' curators and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. And so, the public library came in time to be viewed as a guardian of the people's right to know = Y así pues, la biblioteca pública con el tiempo se llegó considerar como protectora del derecho de la gente a saber.
    Ex. Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex. Research has shown that many people get their 'updates' from someone called 'the gatekeeper'.
    Ex. This article explores whether the archivist is a steward for some wider amorphous body including past and future generations.
    Ex. A guard dog perspective is offered as a way to better understand the functioning of the mass media as an important set of communication agencies in the social system.
    Ex. The quintessential expression of this ideal is our amazing public library system -- for which we must specially thank all thousands of dedicated librarians throughout America whom one of my predecessors called our ' sentinels of liberty.
    Ex. Carers and wardens are encouraged to involve themselves in the service.
    Ex. Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    * * *
    - diana masculino, femenino
    a) ( de edificio) (security) guard
    b) (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *
    = custodian, curator, guardian, storekeeper, gatekeeper, steward, guard dog, sentinel, warden, safekeeper [sake-keeper].

    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.

    Ex: Altick refers to himself as 'a pursuer of truth' and to his audience of librarians as ' curators and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: And so, the public library came in time to be viewed as a guardian of the people's right to know = Y así pues, la biblioteca pública con el tiempo se llegó considerar como protectora del derecho de la gente a saber.
    Ex: Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex: Research has shown that many people get their 'updates' from someone called 'the gatekeeper'.
    Ex: This article explores whether the archivist is a steward for some wider amorphous body including past and future generations.
    Ex: A guard dog perspective is offered as a way to better understand the functioning of the mass media as an important set of communication agencies in the social system.
    Ex: The quintessential expression of this ideal is our amazing public library system -- for which we must specially thank all thousands of dedicated librarians throughout America whom one of my predecessors called our ' sentinels of liberty.
    Ex: Carers and wardens are encouraged to involve themselves in the service.
    Ex: Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (de un edificio) security guard, guard
    2 (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *

    guardián
    ◊ - diana sustantivo masculino, femenino


    b) (protector, defensor) guardian

    guardián,-ana sustantivo masculino y femenino watchman, watchwoman
    perro guardián, watchdog
    ' guardián' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ángel
    - guarda
    - guardiana
    - tutor
    - tutora
    - perro
    English:
    custodian
    - guard dog
    - guardian
    - warden
    - watchdog
    - guard
    - watch
    * * *
    guardián, -ana
    adj
    ángel guardián guardian angel
    nm,f
    [de persona] guardian; [de cosa] watchman, keeper;
    los guardianes de la fe the keepers of the faith
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    perro guardián guard dog
    II m, guardiana f guard; fig
    guardian
    * * *
    1) guarda: security guard, watchman
    2) : guardian, keeper
    3)
    perro guardián : watchdog
    * * *
    guardián n guardian

    Spanish-English dictionary > guardián

  • 19 hecho a medida

    (adj.) = customised [customized, -USA], purpose-designed, tailored, tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored], bespoke, made to measure, fitted, made-to-order
    Ex. Librarians are now asking vendors to provide customized services as well.
    Ex. This is to opt for local cataloguing using either a purpose-designed software package or a standard software package.
    Ex. Tailored formats are provided on the screen for the input and amendment of records.
    Ex. Fourthly, it had an inbuilt classified notational structure which were almost tailor-made for the production of subject catalogues.
    Ex. The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex. This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.
    Ex. Because of this absence of standardisation each modern archivist wants an individual custom-designed data base management system.
    Ex. The result is an optimal cluster of relevant data items, custom-tailored for each user's needs.
    Ex. The software package 'MULTITRIEVE 2' was developed as a means of producing bespoke information retrieval systems.
    Ex. The article ' Made to measure' reviews available techniques for users of the Internet to customize their terminal and access mode.
    Ex. Men of the upper classes went to a tailor for individually fitted garments.
    Ex. The Daily Mail reports that made-to-order embryos are being offered, at a cost of about $10000.
    * * *
    (adj.) = customised [customized, -USA], purpose-designed, tailored, tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored], bespoke, made to measure, fitted, made-to-order

    Ex: Librarians are now asking vendors to provide customized services as well.

    Ex: This is to opt for local cataloguing using either a purpose-designed software package or a standard software package.
    Ex: Tailored formats are provided on the screen for the input and amendment of records.
    Ex: Fourthly, it had an inbuilt classified notational structure which were almost tailor-made for the production of subject catalogues.
    Ex: The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex: This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.
    Ex: Because of this absence of standardisation each modern archivist wants an individual custom-designed data base management system.
    Ex: The result is an optimal cluster of relevant data items, custom-tailored for each user's needs.
    Ex: The software package 'MULTITRIEVE 2' was developed as a means of producing bespoke information retrieval systems.
    Ex: The article ' Made to measure' reviews available techniques for users of the Internet to customize their terminal and access mode.
    Ex: Men of the upper classes went to a tailor for individually fitted garments.
    Ex: The Daily Mail reports that made-to-order embryos are being offered, at a cost of about $10000.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hecho a medida

  • 20 hecho a propósito

    (adj.) = tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored]
    Ex. Fourthly, it had an inbuilt classified notational structure which were almost tailor-made for the production of subject catalogues.
    Ex. The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex. This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.
    Ex. Because of this absence of standardisation each modern archivist wants an individual custom-designed data base management system.
    Ex. The result is an optimal cluster of relevant data items, custom-tailored for each user's needs.
    * * *
    (adj.) = tailor-made [tailormade], custom-made, custom-built [custom built], custom-designed [custom designed], custom-tailored [custom tailored]

    Ex: Fourthly, it had an inbuilt classified notational structure which were almost tailor-made for the production of subject catalogues.

    Ex: The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex: This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.
    Ex: Because of this absence of standardisation each modern archivist wants an individual custom-designed data base management system.
    Ex: The result is an optimal cluster of relevant data items, custom-tailored for each user's needs.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hecho a propósito

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  • optimal — optimal, ale, aux [ ɔptimal, o ] adj. • 1906; de optimum, d apr. maximal ♦ Didact. Qui est un optimum; qui est le meilleur possible. ⇒ 1. idéal, parfait. Expérience faite dans des conditions optimales. ● optimal, optimale, optimaux adjectif (de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • optimal — op‧ti‧mal [ˈɒptml ǁ ˈɑːp ] adjective the best that is possible, or the most suitable; = optimum: • An increased corn crop is expected, based on optimal growing conditions across much of the Corn Belt. • This stock level is considerably higher… …   Financial and business terms

  • optimal — OPTIMÁL, Ă, optimali, e, adj. (Cu caracter) optim. – Din fr. optimal. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  optimál adj. m., pl. optimáli; f. sg. optimálă, pl. optimále …   Dicționar Român

  • optimal — op ti*mal, a. Best possible; most desirable; optimum; as, the optimal concentration of a drug. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • optimal — optimal, optimum Both words entered the language in the late 19c and are used in the meaning ‘best or most favourable (in given circumstances)’ and therefore mean rather more than simply ‘best’: • He positioned himself so that he had optimum… …   Modern English usage

  • optimal — Adj. (Grundstufe) so gut wie möglich Synonym: bestmöglich Beispiele: Wir haben eine optimale Lösung gefunden. Er weiß, wie man dieses Gerät optimal nutzen kann …   Extremes Deutsch

  • optimal — index best Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • optimal — (adj.) most favorable, 1890, from L. optimus (see OPTIMUM (Cf. optimum)). Originally a word in biology. Related: Optimally …   Etymology dictionary

  • optimal — ↑ Optimum …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

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