Translation: from spanish

scaling

  • 1 análisis

    m. s.&pl.
    1 analysis, inspection, investigation, examination.
    2 analysis, breakdown, dissection.
    3 assay.
    * * *
    1 analysis
    \
    análisis de orina urine test
    análisis de sangre blood test
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) test
    * * *
    SM INV
    1) (=examen) analysis; [detallado] breakdown
    2) (Econ)
    3) (Med, Quím, Fís)
    4) (Ling) analysis, parsing
    5) (Inform)
    * * *
    masculino (pl análisis) analysis
    * * *
    = analysis [analyses, -pl.], assessment, probing, review, breakdown, calibration, close look, post mortem [postmortem], overview, academic study, surveying, testing.
    Ex. The operation of investigating a whole with the aim of finding out its essential parts and their relationship to each other is known as analysis.
    Ex. However, although the subject may be the primary consideration in the assessment of relevance, subject is not the only factor that determines whether a user wishes to be alerted to the existence of a document.
    Ex. Counselling requires much more time and in-depth probing, although it can at one extreme cover simply the act of lending a sympathetic ear to clients who, in externalizing their problems, may thus be better able to face them and arrive at a solution.
    Ex. The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex. When she arrived at her boss's office at the appointed time, she learned why she had been asked for the breakdown of her day's activities.
    Ex. This requires careful calibration of reader response and the use of as many quantitative indices as possible.
    Ex. The article has the title 'A close look at Dewey 18: alive and well and living in Albany'.
    Ex. Survey research is used to determine what kind of post mortem appraisals companies undertake concerning their abandoned information systems development projects.
    Ex. Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.
    Ex. Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    Ex. The author describes one effort made to counter this trend, through the surveying of the records of a library and the identification of materials to be preserved.
    Ex. Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
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    * análisis bibliométrico = bibliometric analysis.
    * análisis cientométrico = scientometric analysis.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * análisis cluster = cluster analysis.
    * análisis conceptual = conceptual analysis.
    * análisis crítico = critical eye, critical analysis.
    * análisis cualitativo = qualitative analysis.
    * análisis cuantitativo = quantitative analysis.
    * análisis de agrupamiento por cocitas = cocitation cluster analysis.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de citas = citation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas = cocitation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * análisis de componentes principales = principal component(s) analysis.
    * análisis de contabilidad = financial analysis.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis de coocurrencia de términos = co-word analysis.
    * análisis de correlación = correlation analysis.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * análisis de laboratorio = laboratory analysis.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * análisis del rendimiento = performance analysis.
    * análisis de necesidades = needs analysis.
    * análisis de regresión múltiple = multiple regression analysis.
    * análisis de rendimiento = performance test.
    * análisis de riesgos = risk analysis, risk assessment, risk evaluation.
    * análisis de sangre = blood test.
    * análisis de sistemas = system(s) analysis.
    * análisis detallado = close examination.
    * análisis de tendencias = trend analysis.
    * análisis de una muestra representativa = cross-sectional analysis.
    * análisis de varianza (ANOVA) = analysis of variance (ANOVA).
    * análisis diagnóstico = diagnostic test.
    * análisis discriminante = discriminant analysis.
    * análisis documental = document analysis, subject analysis.
    * análisis escalar = scaling analysis.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis espacial = spatial analysis.
    * análisis estadístico = statistical analysis.
    * análisis estadístico multivariante = multivariate statistical analysis.
    * análisis facetado = facet analysis.
    * análisis factorial = factor analysis.
    * análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
    * análisis léxico = lexical analysis.
    * análisis literario = literary analysis.
    * análisis longitudinal = longitudinal analysis.
    * análisis más detallado = close attention.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * análisis minucioso = scrutiny, dissection, cross examination.
    * análisis morfológico = morphological analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional de clases = multidimensional cluster analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * análisis multivariable = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis multivariante = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis municioso = close examination.
    * análisis por facetas = facet analysis.
    * análisis por género = gender analysis.
    * análisis químico = chemical analysis.
    * análisis sintáctico = syntactical analysis.
    * análisis topográfico = surveying.
    * análisis univariante = univariate test.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * nuevo análisis = reanalysis [reanalyses, -pl.].
    * programa de análisis de ficheros de transacciones = log analysis software.
    * realizar un análisis = conduct + analysis.
    * realizar un análisis factorial = factor-analyse [factor-analyze, -USA].
    * segundo análisis = re-examination [reexamination].
    * SGML (Lenguaje Estándar Universal para el Análisis Formal de Documentos) = SGML (Standard Generalised Markup Language).
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
    * superar un análisis minucioso = stand up to + scrutiny, stand up to + examination.
    * unidad de análisis = unit of study.
    * XML (Lenguaje Extensible para el Análisis de Documentos) = XML (Extensible Markup Language).
    * * *
    masculino (pl análisis) analysis
    * * *
    = analysis [analyses, -pl.], assessment, probing, review, breakdown, calibration, close look, post mortem [postmortem], overview, academic study, surveying, testing.

    Ex: The operation of investigating a whole with the aim of finding out its essential parts and their relationship to each other is known as analysis.

    Ex: However, although the subject may be the primary consideration in the assessment of relevance, subject is not the only factor that determines whether a user wishes to be alerted to the existence of a document.
    Ex: Counselling requires much more time and in-depth probing, although it can at one extreme cover simply the act of lending a sympathetic ear to clients who, in externalizing their problems, may thus be better able to face them and arrive at a solution.
    Ex: The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex: When she arrived at her boss's office at the appointed time, she learned why she had been asked for the breakdown of her day's activities.
    Ex: This requires careful calibration of reader response and the use of as many quantitative indices as possible.
    Ex: The article has the title 'A close look at Dewey 18: alive and well and living in Albany'.
    Ex: Survey research is used to determine what kind of post mortem appraisals companies undertake concerning their abandoned information systems development projects.
    Ex: Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.
    Ex: Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    Ex: The author describes one effort made to counter this trend, through the surveying of the records of a library and the identification of materials to be preserved.
    Ex: Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
    * análisis bibliométrico = bibliometric analysis.
    * análisis cientométrico = scientometric analysis.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * análisis cluster = cluster analysis.
    * análisis conceptual = conceptual analysis.
    * análisis crítico = critical eye, critical analysis.
    * análisis cualitativo = qualitative analysis.
    * análisis cuantitativo = quantitative analysis.
    * análisis de agrupamiento por cocitas = cocitation cluster analysis.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de citas = citation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas = cocitation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * análisis de componentes principales = principal component(s) analysis.
    * análisis de contabilidad = financial analysis.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis de coocurrencia de términos = co-word analysis.
    * análisis de correlación = correlation analysis.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * análisis de laboratorio = laboratory analysis.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * análisis del rendimiento = performance analysis.
    * análisis de necesidades = needs analysis.
    * análisis de regresión múltiple = multiple regression analysis.
    * análisis de rendimiento = performance test.
    * análisis de riesgos = risk analysis, risk assessment, risk evaluation.
    * análisis de sangre = blood test.
    * análisis de sistemas = system(s) analysis.
    * análisis detallado = close examination.
    * análisis de tendencias = trend analysis.
    * análisis de una muestra representativa = cross-sectional analysis.
    * análisis de varianza (ANOVA) = analysis of variance (ANOVA).
    * análisis diagnóstico = diagnostic test.
    * análisis discriminante = discriminant analysis.
    * análisis documental = document analysis, subject analysis.
    * análisis escalar = scaling analysis.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis espacial = spatial analysis.
    * análisis estadístico = statistical analysis.
    * análisis estadístico multivariante = multivariate statistical analysis.
    * análisis facetado = facet analysis.
    * análisis factorial = factor analysis.
    * análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
    * análisis léxico = lexical analysis.
    * análisis literario = literary analysis.
    * análisis longitudinal = longitudinal analysis.
    * análisis más detallado = close attention.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * análisis minucioso = scrutiny, dissection, cross examination.
    * análisis morfológico = morphological analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional de clases = multidimensional cluster analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * análisis multivariable = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis multivariante = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis municioso = close examination.
    * análisis por facetas = facet analysis.
    * análisis por género = gender analysis.
    * análisis químico = chemical analysis.
    * análisis sintáctico = syntactical analysis.
    * análisis topográfico = surveying.
    * análisis univariante = univariate test.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * nuevo análisis = reanalysis [reanalyses, -pl.].
    * programa de análisis de ficheros de transacciones = log analysis software.
    * realizar un análisis = conduct + analysis.
    * realizar un análisis factorial = factor-analyse [factor-analyze, -USA].
    * segundo análisis = re-examination [reexamination].
    * SGML (Lenguaje Estándar Universal para el Análisis Formal de Documentos) = SGML (Standard Generalised Markup Language).
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
    * superar un análisis minucioso = stand up to + scrutiny, stand up to + examination.
    * unidad de análisis = unit of study.
    * XML (Lenguaje Extensible para el Análisis de Documentos) = XML (Extensible Markup Language).

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    A (de una situación, un tema) analysis
    hizo un análisis del problema he analyzed o carried out an analysis of the problem
    Compuesto:
    análisis de costo-beneficio or ( Esp) coste-beneficio
    cost-benefit analysis
    B ( Med, Quím) analysis
    hacerse un análisis de orina/sangre to have a urine/blood test
    Compuestos:
    clinical analysis
    spectrum analysis
    organic analysis
    C ( Ling) analysis
    Compuestos:
    discourse analysis
    grammatical analysis
    syntactic analysis
    D ( Mat) analysis, calculus
    E ( Psic) analysis
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    análisis sustantivo masculino (pl

    hacerse un análisis de sangre to have a blood test
    análisis m inv
    1 analysis
    2 Med test: tengo que hacerme unos análisis, I have to have some tests done

    ' análisis' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    detenida
    - detenido
    - factorial
    - microscópica
    - microscópico
    - negativa
    - negativo
    - ponderación
    - positiva
    - positivo
    - sintética
    - sintético
    - citología
    - comentario
    - concienzudo
    - dar
    - estudio
    - lúcido
    English:
    analysis
    - blood test
    - breakdown
    - test
    - bear
    - blood
    - positive
    - right
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    análisis nm inv
    1. [de situación, problema] analysis;
    Com análisis del camino crítico critical path analysis; Esp Econ análisis coste-beneficio cost-benefit analysis; Econ análisis de costo-beneficio cost-benefit analysis;
    análisis cualitativo qualitative analysis;
    análisis cuantitativo quantitative analysis;
    Ling análisis del discurso discourse analysis;
    análisis de mercado market analysis
    2. [médico] analysis
    análisis clínico (clinical) test;
    análisis de orina urine test;
    análisis químico chemical analysis;
    3. Gram analysis
    análisis gramatical sentence analysis;
    análisis sintáctico syntactic analysis
    4. Informát analysis
    análisis de sistemas systems analysis
    5. Mat analysis
    6. Psi analysis
    * * *
    m inv analysis
    * * *
    : analysis
    * * *
    análisis n analysis [pl. analyses]

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis

  • 2 análisis escalar

    Ex. This article applies multidimensional scaling analysis to demonstrate graphically the modified concept of coverage overlap.
    * * *

    Ex: This article applies multidimensional scaling analysis to demonstrate graphically the modified concept of coverage overlap.

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis escalar

  • 3 análisis multidimensional de clases

    Ex. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.
    * * *

    Ex: The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis multidimensional de clases

  • 4 análisis multidimensional escalar

    Ex. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.
    * * *

    Ex: The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis multidimensional escalar

  • 5 azotea

    f.
    1 terraced roof.
    2 flat roof.
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    1 flat roof
    \
    estar mal de la azotea familiar to have a screw loose
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Arquit) (=terraza) flat roof, terrace roof; And, Cono Sur (=casa) flat-roofed adobe house
    2) ** (=cabeza) bonce **, head

    estar mal de la azoteato be round the bend o twist **, be off one's head

    * * *
    femenino terrace roof, flat roof
    * * *
    = rooftop, rooftop terrace, roof terrace.
    Ex. You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    Ex. The rooftop terrace is a grand belvedere, with views of the bay and the surrounding mountains.
    Ex. Roof terraces are increasingly common as urban dwellers seek to make the most of outside space.
    * * *
    femenino terrace roof, flat roof
    * * *
    = rooftop, rooftop terrace, roof terrace.

    Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.

    Ex: The rooftop terrace is a grand belvedere, with views of the bay and the surrounding mountains.
    Ex: Roof terraces are increasingly common as urban dwellers seek to make the most of outside space.

    * * *
    terrace roof, flat roof
    estar mal de la azotea ( fam); to be off one's rocker ( colloq), to have bats in the belfry ( colloq), to be round the bend ( colloq)
    * * *

    azotea sustantivo femenino
    terrace roof, flat roof
    azotea sustantivo femenino flat roof
    ♦ Locuciones: estar mal de la azotea, to be out of one's mind
    ' azotea' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    terraza
    - desagüe
    English:
    rooftop
    - roof
    * * *
    azotea nf
    1. [de edificio] terraced roof
    2. Fam [cabeza]
    estar mal de la azotea to be funny in the head
    * * *
    f flat roof;
    * * *
    azotea nf
    : flat roof, terraced roof
    * * *
    azotea n (terraza) roof [pl. roofs] / flat roof

    Spanish-English dictionary > azotea

  • 6 brusco

    adj.
    1 sudden, abrupt.
    2 snappish, gruff, rude, blunt.
    * * *
    1 (repentino) sudden
    2 (persona) brusque, abrupt
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    (f. - brusca)
    adj.
    1) sudden, abrupt
    2) brusque, rough
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=repentino) [descenso, curva, declive] sharp; [movimiento] sudden; [cambio] abrupt, sudden
    2) (=grosero) [actitud, porte] curt, brusque; [comentario] rude
    2.
    SM (Bot) butcher's broom
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt
    b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; < respuesta> curt, brusque
    * * *
    = abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
    Ex. The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
    Ex. She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    ----
    * brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
    * cambio brusco = flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt
    b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; < respuesta> curt, brusque
    * * *
    = abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
    Ex: The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
    Ex: She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
    Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    * brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
    * cambio brusco = flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.

    * * *
    brusco -ca
    1 ‹movimiento/cambio› abrupt, sudden; ‹subida/descenso/viraje› sharp, sudden, abrupt
    el brusco giro de los acontecimientos the sudden turn of events
    se deben evitar las frenadas bruscas you should avoid braking suddenly o sharply
    2 ‹carácter/modales› rough; ‹tono/gesto› brusque, abrupt; ‹respuesta› curt, brusque
    no seas tan brusco que lo vas a romper don't be so rough or you'll break it
    * * *

    brusco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    a)movimiento/cambio abrupt, sudden;

    subida/descenso sharp, sudden
    b)carácter/modales rough;

    tono/gesto brusque, abrupt;
    respuesta curt, brusque
    brusco,-a adjetivo
    1 (rudo, poco amable) brusque, abrupt
    2 (súbito) sudden, sharp
    ' brusco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    brusca
    - dura
    - duro
    - sacudida
    - tajante
    - viraje
    - bestia
    - bruto
    - explosión
    English:
    abrupt
    - blunt
    - brusque
    - curt
    - dramatic
    - gruff
    - jerk
    - offhand
    - rough
    - rough-and-tumble
    - sharp
    - short
    - sudden
    - swerve
    - switch
    - unceremonious
    - snappy
    - steep
    - toss
    * * *
    brusco, -a
    adj
    1. [repentino, imprevisto] sudden, abrupt;
    un cambio brusco de las temperaturas a sudden change in temperature;
    dio un frenazo brusco she braked sharply
    2. [tosco, grosero] brusque;
    me contestó de forma brusca he answered me brusquely
    nm,f
    brusque person
    * * *
    adj
    1 cambio abrupt, sudden
    2 respuesta, persona brusque, curt
    * * *
    brusco, -ca adj
    1) súbito: sudden, abrupt
    2) : curt, brusque
    bruscamente adv
    * * *
    brusco adj
    1. (repetino) sudden
    2. (persona) abrupt

    Spanish-English dictionary > brusco

  • 7 cuatro por cuatro

    = 4WD
    Ex. You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    * * *
    = 4WD

    Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuatro por cuatro

  • 8 detectar un problema

    (v.) = spot + problem, spot + trouble
    Ex. By spotting problems in the system early, you can 'nip them in the bud'.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    * * *
    (v.) = spot + problem, spot + trouble

    Ex: By spotting problems in the system early, you can 'nip them in the bud'.

    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.

    Spanish-English dictionary > detectar un problema

  • 9 disminuir

    v.
    1 to reduce.
    2 to decrease.
    El medicamento disminuyó la fiebre The drug decreased the fever.
    Me disminuyó la temperatura My temperature decreased.
    3 to diminish, to decrease, to fall off, to drop off.
    El calor disminuyó The heat diminished.
    4 to lessen, to take down, to humiliate, to deflate.
    Su actitud disminuyó a su hijo His attitude lessened his son.
    5 to have less.
    Te disminuyó la fiebre You have less fever.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 (gen) to decrease
    2 (medidas, velocidad) to reduce
    1 (gen) to diminish
    2 (temperatura, precios) to drop, fall
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    verb
    2) drop, fall
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reducir) [+ nivel, precio, gastos, intereses] to reduce, bring down; [+ riesgo, incidencia, dolor] to reduce, lessen; [+ temperatura] to lower, bring down; [+ prestigio, autoridad] to diminish, lessen; [+ fuerzas] to sap; [+ entusiasmo] to dampen

    algunos bancos han disminuido en un 0,15% sus tipos de interés — some banks have reduced o brought down their interest rates by 0.15%

    disminuyó la velocidad para tomar la curvashe slowed down o reduced her speed to go round the bend

    2) (Cos) [+ puntos] to decrease
    2. VI
    1) (=decrecer) [número, población] to decrease, drop, fall; [temperatura, precios] to drop, fall; [distancia, diferencia, velocidad, tensión] to decrease; [fuerzas, autoridad, poder] to diminish; [días] to grow shorter; [luz] to fade; [prestigio, entusiasmo] to dwindle

    el paro disminuyó en un 0,3% — unemployment dropped o fell by 0.3%

    2) (=empeorar) [memoria, vista] to fail
    3) (Cos) [puntos] to decrease
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( menguar) número/cantidad to decrease, drop, fall; entusiasmo/interés to wane, diminish; precios/temperaturas to drop, fall; poder/fama to diminish; dolor to diminish, lessen
    2) ( al tejer) to decrease
    2.
    1) ( reducir) <gastos/costos/impuestos> to reduce, cut; < velocidad> to reduce; <número/cantidad> to reduce, diminish
    2) ( al tejer) < puntos> to decrease
    * * *
    = decline, decrease, diminish, dwindle, fall off, reduce, relax, shrink, slow down, tail off, lower, dip, subside, mitigate, lessen, abate, decelerate, regress, wane, take + a dive, ebb, slacken, whittle (away/down/at), slow up, taper, scale back, remit, take + a dip, turn down.
    Ex. Library use declines during the June-October period when examinations have finished and the students are on vacation.
    Ex. Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex. While another colleague of mine offered the wry comment that 'as the computer's capabilities have increased our expectations of what it can do have proportionally diminished'.
    Ex. Whereas this proportion is dwindling as a percentage of the total budget, agricultural spending continues to rise in real terms.
    Ex. When the recording procedures were removed study time fell off immediately.
    Ex. The disadvantage of inversion of words is that inversion or indirect word order reduces predictability of form of headings.
    Ex. Since the Federal Government has not been willing to relax import restrictions on books, academic librarians have had to devise a number of strategies for the survival of collection development.
    Ex. The 'false hit' problem still arises, but becomes less likely as the 'neighborhood' of the two words shrinks.
    Ex. However, the flight from DC appears to have slowed down more quickly than was anticipated, and we no longer read of large numbers of libraries making the change.
    Ex. In this unsettled atmosphere, it is not surprising that enthusiasm for membership of the Community should tail off.
    Ex. When a forme was in place on the press stone, paper was lowered on to it by means of a tympan and frisket.
    Ex. The proportions of books bought for children have been extraordinarily steady for four of the five years, only dipping at all appreciably in the last year of 1979-80.
    Ex. Her agitation subsided suddenly.
    Ex. Confusion caused by repetition of descriptive information in access points can be mitigated by careful screen design.
    Ex. Two possible solutions are possible: (1) to lessen the frequency of production, or (2) to reduce the amount of detail in the entries.
    Ex. As the sobbing abated, the secretary's voice regained some steadiness.
    Ex. Accumulation of new data bases is decelerating rapidly with the focus on deriving subsets from current files to serve niche markets.
    Ex. Interloans have regressed recently, despite the rapid advancement of the computer age.
    Ex. The population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex. The article 'Wages, hours, bookfunds take a dive' examines how some authorities are proposing cuts in wages to preserve services; others reducing bookfunds by as much as a quarter, or cutting their opening hours in half.
    Ex. Subsequently, library development stalled as cultural interaction ebbed from classical levels.
    Ex. The trend direct supply of books to schools shows no sign of slackening.
    Ex. However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.
    Ex. Since cataloging is the most time consuming part of digitization, it has slowed up the placement of files.
    Ex. The tube in the two types tapers almost unnoticeably from base to tip.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
    Ex. Sales took a dip in 2005 but exploded in 2006.
    Ex. Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
    ----
    * atención + disminuir = attention + wane.
    * disminuir casi hasta su desaparación = drop to + near vanishing point.
    * disminuir de tamaño = dwindle in + size.
    * disminuir el riesgo = reduce + risk.
    * disminuir el valor de = belittle.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * disminuir la marcha = slow down.
    * disminuir la posibilidad = lessen + possibility.
    * disminuir la probabilidad = reduce + chances.
    * disminuir las probabilidades = lengthen + the odds.
    * disminuir la velocidad = slow up.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( menguar) número/cantidad to decrease, drop, fall; entusiasmo/interés to wane, diminish; precios/temperaturas to drop, fall; poder/fama to diminish; dolor to diminish, lessen
    2) ( al tejer) to decrease
    2.
    1) ( reducir) <gastos/costos/impuestos> to reduce, cut; < velocidad> to reduce; <número/cantidad> to reduce, diminish
    2) ( al tejer) < puntos> to decrease
    * * *
    = decline, decrease, diminish, dwindle, fall off, reduce, relax, shrink, slow down, tail off, lower, dip, subside, mitigate, lessen, abate, decelerate, regress, wane, take + a dive, ebb, slacken, whittle (away/down/at), slow up, taper, scale back, remit, take + a dip, turn down.

    Ex: Library use declines during the June-October period when examinations have finished and the students are on vacation.

    Ex: Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex: While another colleague of mine offered the wry comment that 'as the computer's capabilities have increased our expectations of what it can do have proportionally diminished'.
    Ex: Whereas this proportion is dwindling as a percentage of the total budget, agricultural spending continues to rise in real terms.
    Ex: When the recording procedures were removed study time fell off immediately.
    Ex: The disadvantage of inversion of words is that inversion or indirect word order reduces predictability of form of headings.
    Ex: Since the Federal Government has not been willing to relax import restrictions on books, academic librarians have had to devise a number of strategies for the survival of collection development.
    Ex: The 'false hit' problem still arises, but becomes less likely as the 'neighborhood' of the two words shrinks.
    Ex: However, the flight from DC appears to have slowed down more quickly than was anticipated, and we no longer read of large numbers of libraries making the change.
    Ex: In this unsettled atmosphere, it is not surprising that enthusiasm for membership of the Community should tail off.
    Ex: When a forme was in place on the press stone, paper was lowered on to it by means of a tympan and frisket.
    Ex: The proportions of books bought for children have been extraordinarily steady for four of the five years, only dipping at all appreciably in the last year of 1979-80.
    Ex: Her agitation subsided suddenly.
    Ex: Confusion caused by repetition of descriptive information in access points can be mitigated by careful screen design.
    Ex: Two possible solutions are possible: (1) to lessen the frequency of production, or (2) to reduce the amount of detail in the entries.
    Ex: As the sobbing abated, the secretary's voice regained some steadiness.
    Ex: Accumulation of new data bases is decelerating rapidly with the focus on deriving subsets from current files to serve niche markets.
    Ex: Interloans have regressed recently, despite the rapid advancement of the computer age.
    Ex: The population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex: The article 'Wages, hours, bookfunds take a dive' examines how some authorities are proposing cuts in wages to preserve services; others reducing bookfunds by as much as a quarter, or cutting their opening hours in half.
    Ex: Subsequently, library development stalled as cultural interaction ebbed from classical levels.
    Ex: The trend direct supply of books to schools shows no sign of slackening.
    Ex: However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.
    Ex: Since cataloging is the most time consuming part of digitization, it has slowed up the placement of files.
    Ex: The tube in the two types tapers almost unnoticeably from base to tip.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
    Ex: Sales took a dip in 2005 but exploded in 2006.
    Ex: Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
    * atención + disminuir = attention + wane.
    * disminuir casi hasta su desaparación = drop to + near vanishing point.
    * disminuir de tamaño = dwindle in + size.
    * disminuir el riesgo = reduce + risk.
    * disminuir el valor de = belittle.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * disminuir la marcha = slow down.
    * disminuir la posibilidad = lessen + possibility.
    * disminuir la probabilidad = reduce + chances.
    * disminuir las probabilidades = lengthen + the odds.
    * disminuir la velocidad = slow up.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.

    * * *
    vi
    A (menguar) «número/cantidad» to decrease, drop, fall; «desempleo/exportaciones/gastos» to decrease, drop, fall; «entusiasmo» to wane, diminish; «interés» to wane, diminish, fall off
    el número de fumadores ha disminuido the number of smokers has dropped o fallen o decreased
    los impuestos no disminuyeron there was no decrease o cut in taxes
    los casos de malaria han disminuido there has been a drop o fall o decrease in the number of malaria cases
    disminuyó la intensidad del viento the wind died down o dropped
    la agilidad disminuye con los años one becomes less agile with age
    B (al tejer) to decrease
    ■ disminuir
    vt
    A (reducir) ‹gastos/costos› to reduce, bring down, cut
    disminuimos la velocidad we reduced speed
    es un asunto muy grave y se intenta disminuir su importancia it is a very serious matter, and its importance is being played down
    el alcohol disminuye la rapidez de los reflejos alcohol slows down your reactions
    B (al tejer) ‹puntos› to decrease
    * * *

     

    disminuir ( conjugate disminuir) verbo intransitivo ( menguar) [número/cantidad] to decrease, fall;
    [precios/temperaturas] to drop, fall;
    [ dolor] to diminish, lessen
    verbo transitivo ( reducir) ‹gastos/producción to cut back on;
    impuestos to cut;
    velocidad/número/cantidad to reduce
    disminuir
    I verbo transitivo to reduce: esto disminuye sus probabilidades de entrar en la Universidad, this lowers his chances of admission to the University
    II verbo intransitivo to diminish: el calor ha disminuido, the heat has lessened
    ' disminuir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aclararse
    - atenuar
    - bajar
    - descender
    - enfriar
    - perder
    - rebajar
    - reducir
    - reducirse
    - velocidad
    English:
    cut back
    - decline
    - decrease
    - die down
    - diminish
    - drop
    - dwindle
    - ease off
    - ease up
    - lessen
    - lower
    - odds
    - reduce
    - shrink
    - sink
    - slacken
    - slacken off
    - taper off
    - thin out
    - abate
    - ease
    - flag
    - go
    - let
    - tail
    - taper
    - wane
    * * *
    vt
    to reduce, to decrease;
    disminuye la velocidad al entrar en la curva reduce speed as you go into the curve;
    pastillas que disminuyen el sueño tablets that prevent drowsiness;
    la lesión no ha disminuido su habilidad con el balón the injury hasn't affected his skill with the ball
    vi
    [cantidad, velocidad, intensidad, contaminación] to decrease, to decline; [desempleo, inflación] to decrease, to fall; [precios, temperatura] to fall, to go down; [vista, memoria] to fail; [interés] to decline, to wane;
    no disminuye la euforia inversora investor enthusiasm continues unabated
    * * *
    I v/t gastos, costos reduce, cut; velocidad reduce
    II v/i decrease, diminish
    * * *
    disminuir {41} vt
    reducir: to reduce, to decrease, to lower
    1) : to lower
    2) : to drop, to fall
    * * *
    1. (reducir) to reduce
    2. (bajar, menguar) to fall [pt. fell; pp. fallen] / to drop [pt. & pp. dropped]

    Spanish-English dictionary > disminuir

  • 10 escalada

    f.
    1 climb.
    escalada en roca rock climbing
    2 escalation, rise.
    3 climbing, escalade, scaling, escalation.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: escalar.
    * * *
    1 (montaña) climb, climbing; (pendiente) scaling
    2 figurado (precios etc) rise, increase; (armas) escalation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de montaña] climb, ascent
    2) (=aumento) escalation

    últimamente ha habido una escalada del/en el conflicto — lately there has been an escalation of/in the conflict, lately the conflict has escalated

    * * *
    1) (Dep) ( de montaña) climb, ascent
    2) (aumento, subida)

    una escalada de or en la violencia — an escalation of violence

    la escalada de los preciosthe increase o escalation in prices

    * * *
    = climbing, rock climbing, escalation, spiral, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], ascent.
    Ex. Thus in games, manipulatory skills are often exercised and extended, as for example in games that involve running, climbing or making objects -- bows and arrows, catapults, clothes for dolls, and so on.
    Ex. Includes an annotated bibliography of books covering rock climbing, winter sports, water sports, backpacking and mountain biking.
    Ex. Such a formula would seek to contain the escalation in serial prices.
    Ex. The spiral begins its downward swirl very early in life when a child has difficulty learning to read.
    Ex. The spiralling of periodical subscription prices is considered to have endangered the viability of the periodicals themselves.
    Ex. Highways with repeating hairpin turns allow easier, safer ascents and descents of mountainous terrain than a direct, steep climb and descent.
    ----
    * escalada bélica = escalation of war.
    * escalada libre = free-climbing.
    * * *
    1) (Dep) ( de montaña) climb, ascent
    2) (aumento, subida)

    una escalada de or en la violencia — an escalation of violence

    la escalada de los preciosthe increase o escalation in prices

    * * *
    = climbing, rock climbing, escalation, spiral, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], ascent.

    Ex: Thus in games, manipulatory skills are often exercised and extended, as for example in games that involve running, climbing or making objects -- bows and arrows, catapults, clothes for dolls, and so on.

    Ex: Includes an annotated bibliography of books covering rock climbing, winter sports, water sports, backpacking and mountain biking.
    Ex: Such a formula would seek to contain the escalation in serial prices.
    Ex: The spiral begins its downward swirl very early in life when a child has difficulty learning to read.
    Ex: The spiralling of periodical subscription prices is considered to have endangered the viability of the periodicals themselves.
    Ex: Highways with repeating hairpin turns allow easier, safer ascents and descents of mountainous terrain than a direct, steep climb and descent.
    * escalada bélica = escalation of war.
    * escalada libre = free-climbing.

    * * *
    A ( Dep) (de una montaña) climb, ascent
    ¿cuándo se realizó la primera escalada del Everest? when was Everest first climbed?, when was the first ascent of Everest?
    Compuestos:
    aid o peg o artificial climbing
    rock climbing
    free climbing
    B
    (aumento, subida): su escalada hacia el poder es imparable his rise to power is unstoppable
    se produjo una escalada de or en la violencia there was an escalation of violence
    la escalada interminable de los precios the never-ending increase o escalation in prices
    la escalada alcista de la Bolsa the upward trend in the Stock Market
    * * *

    escalada sustantivo femenino
    1 (Dep) ( de montaña) climb, ascent
    2 (aumento, subida):

    la escalada de los precios the increase o escalation in prices
    escalada sustantivo femenino
    1 Dep climb
    2 fig (de violencia, precios) rise, increase
    3 (promoción) rise: la escalada en popularidad del presentador ha sido pasmosa, the presenter's rise in popularity has been astonishing
    ' escalada' also found in these entries:
    English:
    climbing
    - escalation
    - scramble
    - ascent
    - rock
    * * *
    1. [a montaña] climb;
    la difícil escalada al Aconcagua the difficult ascent of Aconcagua
    escalada artificial artificial climbing;
    escalada libre free climbing;
    escalada en roca rock climbing
    2. [de violencia, precios] escalation, rise (de in);
    se produjo una escalada de violencia/precios there was an escalation in violence/prices
    * * *
    f
    1 DEP climb, ascent
    2
    :
    escalada de los precios increase in prices, escalation of prices
    * * *
    : ascent, climb
    * * *
    1. (subida) climb
    2. (deporte) climbing

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalada

  • 11 escalamiento

    m.
    1 act of scaling walls.
    2 escalation, scaling, escalade.
    3 increase, elevation, rise, rising.
    4 housebreaking, breaking and entering, burglary, entry.
    * * *
    * * *
    ----
    * escalamiento multidimensional = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * * *
    * escalamiento multidimensional = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * * *
    A (de montaña, pared) climb, ascent
    B ( Der) breaking and entering

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalamiento

  • 12 escalamiento multidimensional

    Ex. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.
    * * *

    Ex: The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalamiento multidimensional

  • 13 escalar

    v.
    1 to climb.
    Elsa escaló el monte Elsa climbed the hill.
    2 to increase, to move up, to augment, to escalate.
    Ellos escalaron los precios They increased the prices.
    3 to scale up, to increase.
    Ellos escalaron las inversiones They scaled up the investments.
    4 to go climbing, to climb.
    Elsa y María escalaron ayer Elsa and Mary went climbing yesterday.
    5 to commit burglary.
    Ellos escalan en este barrio They commit burglary in this neighborhood.
    * * *
    1 (montaña) to climb; (pendiente) to scale
    2 (asaltar) to burgle
    3 figurado (subir) to climb; (armas, guerra) to escalate
    * * *
    verb
    1) to climb, scale
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ montaña] to climb, scale
    2) [+ casa] to burgle, burglarize (EEUU), break into
    3) [en la escala social] to scale, rise to
    4) (Inform) (=reducir) to scale down; (=aumentar) to scale up
    2. VI
    1) [alpinista] to climb
    2) [en la escala social] to climb the social ladder, get on, go up in the world *
    3) (Náut) to call, put in (en at)
    4) (Mil, Pol) to escalate
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <montaña/pared> to climb, scale; (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    2) (Inf) ( reducir) to scale down; ( aumentar) to scale up
    2.
    1) (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    2) (Náut)
    * * *
    = climb, spiral, scale.
    Ex. Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex. You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    ----
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * escalar una montaña = scale + mountain.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <montaña/pared> to climb, scale; (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    2) (Inf) ( reducir) to scale down; ( aumentar) to scale up
    2.
    1) (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    2) (Náut)
    * * *
    = climb, spiral, scale.

    Ex: Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.

    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * escalar una montaña = scale + mountain.

    * * *
    escalar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹montaña/pared› to climb, scale
    la canción sigue escalando puestos en las listas the song is still climbing up the charts
    B ( Inf) (reducir) to scale down; (aumentar) to scale up
    ■ escalar
    vi
    A ( Dep) to climb, go climbing
    B ( Náut):
    escalar en un puerto to put in at a port
    Finnshipping escalará semanalmente en Barcelona Finnshipping will dock at o put in at Barcelona once a week
    * * *

     

    escalar ( conjugate escalar) verbo transitivomontaña/pared to climb, scale;
    (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    verbo intransitivo (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    escalar
    I verbo transitivo to climb, scale
    II adjetivo Elec
    ♦ Locuciones: magnitud escalar, scalar quantitity
    ' escalar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    brío
    English:
    arduous
    - climb
    - scale
    - ascend
    - spiral
    * * *
    vt
    1. [montaña, pared] to climb
    2. [en jerarquía, lista, ranking] to climb;
    ha escalado varios puestos en el ranking de la ATP he has risen several places in the ATP ranking
    vi
    1. [por montaña, pared] to climb
    2. [en jerarquía, lista, ranking] to rise
    * * *
    I v/t climb, scale;
    escalar un alto puesto rise to a high position
    II v/i climb
    * * *
    : to climb, to scale
    1) : to go climbing
    2) : to escalate
    * * *
    escalar vb to climb

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalar

  • 14 escalar una montaña

    (v.) = scale + mountain
    Ex. Scaling mountains and fording streams, a Chinese farmer walked alone for 219 days across 10,000 kilometers.
    * * *
    (v.) = scale + mountain

    Ex: Scaling mountains and fording streams, a Chinese farmer walked alone for 219 days across 10,000 kilometers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalar una montaña

  • 15 geofísica

    f.
    geophysics, soil physics.
    * * *
    1 geophysics sing
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino geophysics
    * * *
    Nota: Véanse bajo la entrada "-ics" otras palabras con la misma terminación y usadas en el singular.
    Ex. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.
    * * *
    femenino geophysics
    * * *
    Nota: Véanse bajo la entrada "-ics" otras palabras con la misma terminación y usadas en el singular.

    Ex: The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.

    * * *
    geophysics
    * * *
    [ciencia] geophysics [singular]
    * * *
    f geophysics sg
    * * *
    : geophysics

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  • 16 grosero

    adj.
    rude, impolite, coarse, discourteous.
    m.
    rough person, rough, rough and disorderly person, rude.
    * * *
    1 (tosco) coarse, crude
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 rude person
    * * *
    (f. - grosera)
    adj.
    2) rude
    * * *
    ADJ (=descortés) rude; (=ordinario) coarse, vulgar; (=tosco) rough, loutish; (=indecente) indelicate
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo
    a) ( descortés) <persona/comportamiento> rude, ill-mannered; < lenguaje> rude
    b) ( vulgar) crude
    II
    - ra masculino, femenino

    es un grosero — ( vulgar) he's so vulgar o crude!; ( descortés) he's so rude!

    * * *
    = rude [ruder -comp., rudest -sup.], churlish, abusive, vulgar, uncouth, coarse [coarser -comp.; coarsest -sup.], gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], churl, boorish, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], tasteless, crass [crasser -comp., crassest -sup.].
    Ex. 'That young man was terribly rude'.
    Ex. 'He's slipping back into a churlish mood', the director said averting his eyes.
    Ex. Reference supervisors have a responsibility to protect their staff as well as other library users from the unpleasant, abusive behavior of some persons.
    Ex. This paper is a somewhat whimsical glance backwards, recalling 6 vulgar American parodies of 7 enduring songs.
    Ex. All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex. The sections of a book were stapled to a coarse cloth backing, but unfortunately the staples soon rusted and became brittle.
    Ex. Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.
    Ex. Then again, who but a churl could fail to grieve at the waste of an artistic life of such immensity and grandeur?.
    Ex. He says he dislikes Rose way more because she is a big mouth, intolerant, boorish, know-it-all and always talking about her gay life.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. Of the hundreds of figurines currently on the market, here are the most bizarrely tasteless.
    Ex. In these new book, he is still at bay, pursued by the hounds of desire and anxiety in a literary world ever more crass.
    ----
    * ser grosero con = be abusive of.
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo
    a) ( descortés) <persona/comportamiento> rude, ill-mannered; < lenguaje> rude
    b) ( vulgar) crude
    II
    - ra masculino, femenino

    es un grosero — ( vulgar) he's so vulgar o crude!; ( descortés) he's so rude!

    * * *
    = rude [ruder -comp., rudest -sup.], churlish, abusive, vulgar, uncouth, coarse [coarser -comp.; coarsest -sup.], gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], churl, boorish, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], tasteless, crass [crasser -comp., crassest -sup.].

    Ex: 'That young man was terribly rude'.

    Ex: 'He's slipping back into a churlish mood', the director said averting his eyes.
    Ex: Reference supervisors have a responsibility to protect their staff as well as other library users from the unpleasant, abusive behavior of some persons.
    Ex: This paper is a somewhat whimsical glance backwards, recalling 6 vulgar American parodies of 7 enduring songs.
    Ex: All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex: The sections of a book were stapled to a coarse cloth backing, but unfortunately the staples soon rusted and became brittle.
    Ex: Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross.
    Ex: Then again, who but a churl could fail to grieve at the waste of an artistic life of such immensity and grandeur?.
    Ex: He says he dislikes Rose way more because she is a big mouth, intolerant, boorish, know-it-all and always talking about her gay life.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: Of the hundreds of figurines currently on the market, here are the most bizarrely tasteless.
    Ex: In these new book, he is still at bay, pursued by the hounds of desire and anxiety in a literary world ever more crass.
    * ser grosero con = be abusive of.

    * * *
    grosero1 -ra
    1 (descortés) ‹persona/comportamiento› rude, ill-mannered; ‹lenguaje› rude
    2 (vulgar) crude, vulgar, coarse
    grosero2 -ra
    masculine, feminine
    es un grosero (vulgar) he's so vulgar o crude o coarse!; (descortés) he's so rude!
    * * *

     

    grosero
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    a) ( descortés) ‹persona/lenguaje rude


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino:
    es un grosero ( vulgar) he's so vulgar o crude!;


    ( descortés) he's so rude!
    grosero,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (tosco, de baja calidad) coarse
    2 (ofensivo, desagradable) rude
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino es un grosero, he's very rude
    ' grosero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    basta
    - basto
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - conmigo
    - grosera
    - ordinaria
    - ordinario
    - primitiva
    - primitivo
    - tono
    - animal
    - bestia
    - gamberro
    - gesto
    - guarango
    - ordinariez
    - patán
    - pelado
    English:
    boor
    - boorish
    - coarse
    - crude
    - earthy
    - foul
    - rude
    - throw out
    - uncouth
    - apologize
    - downright
    - dream
    - how
    - just
    - so
    - vulgar
    * * *
    grosero, -a
    adj
    1. [maleducado] rude, crude
    2. [tosco] coarse, rough
    3. [malhablado] foul-mouthed
    nm,f
    rude person;
    es un grosero he's terribly rude
    * * *
    I adj rude
    II m, grosera f rude person
    * * *
    grosero, -ra adj
    1) : rude, fresh
    2) : coarse, vulgar
    grosero, -ra n
    : rude person
    * * *
    grosero adj rude

    Spanish-English dictionary > grosero

  • 17 impertinente

    adj.
    1 impertinent.
    ponerse impertinente to be impertinent o rude
    2 cheeky, given to answering back, mouthy, lippy.
    f. & m.
    1 impertinent person (person).
    2 busybody, meddlesome person, snooper.
    * * *
    1 impertinent
    1 lorgnette sing
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=insolente) impertinent
    2) frm (=irrelevante) irrelevant, not pertinent
    2.
    SMPL lorgnette sing
    * * *
    I
    a) ( irrespetuoso) <persona/pregunta/tono> impertinent
    b) ( inoportuno) <momento/hora> inopportune (frml), inappropriate; < llamada> ill-timed; < comentario> uncalled-for
    II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( persona)
    2) impertinentes masculino plural lorgnette
    * * *
    = cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.
    Ex. The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex. He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    * * *
    I
    a) ( irrespetuoso) <persona/pregunta/tono> impertinent
    b) ( inoportuno) <momento/hora> inopportune (frml), inappropriate; < llamada> ill-timed; < comentario> uncalled-for
    II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( persona)
    2) impertinentes masculino plural lorgnette
    * * *
    = cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.

    Ex: The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.

    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex: He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.

    * * *
    1 (descarado, irrespetuoso) ‹persona› impertinent; ‹pregunta/risa/tono› impertinent
    2 (inoportuno, fuera de lugar) ‹momento/hora› inopportune ( frml), inappropriate; ‹llamada› ill-timed; ‹comentario› uncalled-for
    me parece impertinente entrar en este momento I don't think this is a very good o opportune moment to go in
    3 ( frml) (no relevante) irrelevant
    A
    (persona): eres una impertinente you're very impertinent
    B impertinentes mpl lorgnette
    * * *

    impertinente adjetivo ‹persona/pregunta/tono impertinent;
    comentario uncalled-for
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( persona):

    impertinente
    I adjetivo
    1 (atrevido) impertinent: estuvo muy impertinente con nosotros, she was impertinent
    2 (improcedente) irrelevant
    II mf impertinent person
    III mpl impertinentes, lorgnette sing

    ' impertinente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    impertinent
    - intrusive
    - nosy
    - presumptuous
    * * *
    adj
    1. [insolente] impertinent;
    no te pongas impertinente con tu madre don't be rude o impertinent to your mother;
    hoy estás muy impertinente you're being very impertinent today
    2. [inoportuno] inappropriate
    nmf
    [persona] impertinent person;
    es un impertinente he's very rude o impertinent
    impertinentes nmpl
    [anteojos] lorgnette
    * * *
    I adj impertinent
    II m/f
    :
    ¡eres un impertinente! you’re so impertinent!
    * * *
    1) insolente: impertinent, insolent
    2) inoportuno: inappropriate, uncalled-for
    3) irrelevante: irrelevant
    * * *
    impertinente adj impertinent

    Spanish-English dictionary > impertinente

  • 18 insolente

    adj.
    insolent (descarado).
    f. & m.
    insolent person.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: insolentar.
    * * *
    1 (descarado) insolent
    2 (soberbio) haughty
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (descarado) insolent person
    2 (soberbio) haughty person
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=descarado) insolent, rude
    2) (=altivo) haughty, contemptuous
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo rude, insolent
    II
    masculino y femenino
    * * *
    = insolent, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], petulant, uncouth, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], flamer, brazen, impudent, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.
    Ex. He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.
    Ex. Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex. The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex. His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex. All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex. This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex. Like other technologies, the Internet is vulnerable to misuse by hostile individuals ( flamers), sexual predators, and pornographers.
    Ex. They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex. The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex. He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    ----
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo rude, insolent
    II
    masculino y femenino
    * * *
    = insolent, brash [brasher -comp., brashest -sup.], cheeky [cheekier -comp., cheekiest -sup.], petulant, uncouth, sassy [sassier -comp., sassiest -sup.], flamer, brazen, impudent, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.], pert.

    Ex: He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.

    Ex: Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex: The young man in the picture is myself snapped twenty-five years or so ago by a cheeky thirteen-year-old during the first few months of my first teaching job.
    Ex: His manner was more animated, but not in the usual petulant sense: he even seemed years younger.
    Ex: All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward.
    Ex: This series of personal essays are at various times sassy, profound, superficial, and maddening.
    Ex: Like other technologies, the Internet is vulnerable to misuse by hostile individuals ( flamers), sexual predators, and pornographers.
    Ex: They accepted the government's brazen lies stating that Ramón Colás, the co-founder of the library movement, has not been arrested as a prisoner of conscience.
    Ex: The Library Association is impudent in suggesting that it will impose sanctions on those who fail to keep abreast of developments in librarianship.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: Singers and other entertainers in Burma have been warned to cut out saucy behaviour and be neat and tidy or face the consequences.
    Ex: He lingered round the bookstall looking at the books and papers till a pert girl behind the counter asked him if he wouldn't like a chair.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.

    * * *
    ‹persona› rude, insolent; ‹respuesta/actitud› insolent
    es una insolente she's so rude o insolent
    * * *

    Del verbo insolentar: ( conjugate insolentar)

    insolenté es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    insolente es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    insolente adjetivo
    rude, insolent
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino:
    es una insolente she's so rude o insolent

    insolente adjetivo insolent

    ' insolente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atrevida
    - atrevido
    - chula
    - chulo
    - descarada
    - descarado
    - farruca
    - farruco
    - malencarada
    - malencarado
    - liso
    English:
    audacious
    - defiant
    - impudent
    - insolent
    - saucy
    * * *
    adj
    [descarado] insolent; [orgulloso] haughty
    nmf
    insolent person;
    es un insolente he's very insolent
    * * *
    adj insolent
    * * *
    impertinente: insolent

    Spanish-English dictionary > insolente

  • 19 irascible

    adj.
    1 irascible.
    2 angry, crabby, gnarled, morose.
    * * *
    1 irascible, irritable
    * * *
    ADJ irascible frm
    * * *
    adjetivo irascible
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], peevish, irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], ornery, waspish, explosive, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
    Ex. CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex. The explosive Cameron Shepherd then brought the Wallabies to within a point of France with the team's second try five minutes later.
    Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
    * * *
    adjetivo irascible
    * * *
    = tetchy [tetchier -comp., tetchiest -sup.], peevish, irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand], ornery, waspish, explosive, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

    Ex: CC uses this device in Literature, where authors are specified by their date of birth (though Ranganathan has a rather tetchy note about the difficulty of establishing this in some cases).

    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: But as you read this sentence, you cannot fail to hear his voice, cosy, waspish, inimitable.
    Ex: The explosive Cameron Shepherd then brought the Wallabies to within a point of France with the team's second try five minutes later.
    Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.

    * * *
    irascible
    * * *

    irascible adjetivo irascible, irritable, short-tempered
    ' irascible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    temperamental
    English:
    cantankerous
    - hot-headed
    - irascible
    - quicktempered
    - crusty
    - hot
    - quick
    - snappy
    * * *
    irascible
    * * *
    adj irascible
    * * *
    : irascible, irritable

    Spanish-English dictionary > irascible

  • 20 mapa que se inserta en otro documento

    Ex. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.
    * * *

    Ex: The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis), provide new insights into geophysics national activity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mapa que se inserta en otro documento

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