Traducción de knotty en Español:

knotty

enredado, adj.

Pronunciación /ˈnɑdi//ˈnɒti/

adjetivo

  • 1

    (problem) enredado
    (problem) espinoso
    • I know its a knotty problem with lots of attendant issues, but it's well worth mulling over the possibilities.
    • For all its knotty problems, Yahoo still remains in a far better position to regain and increase its value than many other competing companies that were affected by the deflation of the Internet phenomenon.
    • Mr Dexter said: ‘Insurance is increasingly becoming a knotty problem.’
    • Family businesses present an especially knotty problem because in those companies, power is often wielded by owners wedded to the past.
    • There's no shortage of playwrights wrestling with the knotty problems of the modern world.
    • Confusion about what is and is not within the legitimate scope of medicine risks leading the profession into a future full of unmet expectations and knotty ethical quandaries.
    • That brings us back to the knotty dilemma of the reliability of intelligence information and the difficulty in interpreting it.
    • He spent much time trying to tease out this knotty problem with Laing.
    • This is the knotty problem facing many Chinese and foreign automakers, who must choose between two international auto shows to be held in Shanghai this year.
    • The story raises a knotty, if hypothetical, issue: Is it possible that well-intentioned efforts like the Jordan Valley project might ultimately be self-defeating?
    • But don't think that specialized clinics are the only places prepared to help couples deal with this knotty problem.
    • After the keynote speech, Ando unwound at a dinner for a few journalists, where talk turned to the knotty problem of digital rights.
    • She says that despite their political differences, Johnson's the first person to turn to over any knotty policy question.
    • Mainstream economists, when faced with this knotty problem, reply that there is nothing wrong with using models with unrealistic assumptions - as long as the models accurately predict events.
    • The center tries to foment debate, providing daily forums for visitors to discuss knotty topics (such as free speech, privacy and the Internet, the day I was there).
    • Several knotty taxonomic problems were addressed in this issue.
    • Some participants in the talks expressed hope that the agreement would create momentum for compromise on other knotty issues such as Social Security and immigration.
    • This in turn relates to knotty questions about the legitimacy of intervention and ‘just war’ concepts.
    • The newspaper also dwells on the jury selection in the original federal trial, but it never once mentions the truly knotty constitutional issue involved - double jeopardy.
    • A strong political will on part of the government and a positive, sincere approach from authorities is needed to solve this knotty problem.
  • 2

    (wood) nudoso
    the planks were so knotty that … las planchas tenían tantos nudos que …
    • B-I-N will seal porous surfaces, like new wood, and seal off knots and sappy streaks in knotty pine so they won't bleed through and ruin the paint job.
    • Dotted with extraordinary trees like the baobab with its thick knotty trunk and root-like branches, the park teems with wildlife.
    • On the inside is knotty pine for the walls/ceiling and an oak hardwood floor.
    • The boat's knotty pine interior brought back memories of an Adirondack camp.
    • Wood - in the simple knotty pine cabinets and furniture pieces - adds warmth.
    • These range from the pale silvery hue of maple to the warm gold, knotty style of pine, and from the classic mid-brown of oak to the rich darkness of walnut.
    • She really didn't understand how her hair got so knotty.
    • My black hair streamed out behind me knotty and tangled from last night.
    • The man was wide across the shoulders, the madras plaid making him look like a senior-division body builder, knotty arms twisting from his sleeves.
    • Bright-coloured petals in contrast with the knotty, wrinkled old branches of the trees have provided inspiration to poets and painters for centuries.
    • She closed the shower curtain and entangled her fingers in her knotty hair.
    • The bunnies, all Cashmere Lops, were said to be in a good condition, albeit with slightly knotty coats.
    • The room's ceiling was very high, with beams of knotty pine that looked dusty from neglect.
    • When Arthur comes in from work in his bib and brace, his sleeves are rolled up above his elbows, and I see the inside of his arms, the sinews and knotty veins.
    • Hotel du Lac Carling is quiet, with an understated ambience that washes over you as soon as you pull up beside the waterfall in front of a modern gray stone and knotty pine lodge.
    • Step one of Judy's transformation was to tackle the stained knotty pine walls with ‘quite a few gallons of paint.’
    • Indirect sunlight filters into the cool, shadowy space and creates a reddish glow off the smooth boards and knotty trunks.
    • Here, raised-panel cabinets crafted of knotty pine evoke the old-world charm of French country kitchens.
    • The 31-room lodge sits right on Lake Superior and is all Scandinavian, with hand-hewn beams, massive stone fireplaces, and guest rooms of high-gloss knotty pine.
    • It remains a casual place, more knotty pine than mahogany - even though for generations it has been a second home for many Hollywood stars who first discovered it when they came up for filming.