Translation of affinity in Spanish:

affinity

afinidad, n.

Pronunciation /əˈfɪnɪti//əˈfɪnədi/

noun

  • 1

    (between ideas, people)
    afinidad feminine
    affinity with sth afinidad con algo
    • affinity for sb
    • I feel no affinity for him no tengo ninguna afinidad con él
    • Dresser's style was never dictated by dogmatic theories, but had a general affinity to the art of the early English Middle Ages and also suggested his admiration for Asian art.
    • Shaped by the fastidious Harnoncourt, the central andante movement opens with a horn theme that whispers an affinity to the Largo from the New World symphony.
    • Peoples with no particular affinity toward each other are bound together in a state that was largely externally created and not the outcome of local political processes.
    • The researcher suggested a close affinity to Tetraodontiformes, although this idea has not been generally accepted.
    • The meta-compound also loses binding specificity and it binds to AT- and GC-rich sequences with similar, relatively low affinities.
    • The provenance signature instead suggests that the Sta Series has a closer affinity to the Northern Gneisses and may in a general sense represent a deformed cover sequence.
    • Early Carboniferous coral faunas of the block have a strong Eurasian affinity, with two recognized coral faunas from two ecological facies having been recognized.
    • Croats also began to look to Serbs and other southern Slavs as people with whom they shared a linguistic and cultural affinity.
    • Yet she is also conscious of her own gypsy blood, of her affinity with these creatures.
    • Inter-confessional marriage and inter-confessional aid are expressions of social affinity.
    • Furthermore, as is typical of many phylogenetic problematica, myzostomids feature a mixture of characteristics that suggest affinities with disparate taxa.
    • Many of those are incompletely preserved, and some are decidedly tubular in appearance, calling into question their affinity to the Hyolitha.
    • They generally feel a kinship and affinity with other types.
    • Across the continent there were marked continuities in physical characteristics and cultural features, and many linkages based on relations of kinship, affinity, exchange, and religion.
    • Relational proximity is shaped by cultural affinity and facilitated by spatial and institutional proximity.
    • All investigated specimens show a remarkable affinity to D. (A.) tyrolensis.
    • In its scale and some of its details Smith's building has an affinity to Richardson's 1875-1876 Hayden Building in Boston.
    • Some authors have suggested a close relationship between cycads and Lyginopteris, but most favor an affinity to Medullosan seed plants.
    • There are hints of affinity in the terms used for these partnerships: baere is also romantic partner and kale is a term for spouse.
    • These might be brief glossaries, grammatical or rhetorical definitions, astronomical diagrams, tables of kindred and affinity, accounts, or tests of penmanship by the apprentice.
    • Use of the same island at the same time and the synchronization of seasonal and annual movements were not directly linked to any social affinity between the two individuals.
    • He also suggested that Polyzoniida may have a closer affinity to Glomeridesmida than to the other colobognath taxa.
    • These connections reflect ideological, not ethnic, affinity.
    • Not surprisingly, we can see an affinity to Warhol's early films in this series of paintings.
    • However, many states only punished relationships between first cousins and closer, and others only punished relationships of consanguinity, but not affinity.
    • Related to this notion of communal affinity is ‘social closure’.
    • No fossils in the California Permian collection, other than the ‘hydrozoan’ described here, show a close affinity to Tethyan forms.
    • Nevertheless, ANII-DIN clearly had a higher affinity to the test sequences than ANI-NVS.
    • It seems that the dualistic language has an innate affinity to directive speech acts (in a second-person perspective).
    • The bulk of local people were from the same Pashtun tribal stock as the Afghans of Kandahar and Jalalabad, and they felt close cultural and tribal affinity with those over the border.
    • His recent utterances have shown him to have a more than ethnic affinity with Disraeli; and these are times that demand the Disraelian touch.
  • 2

    Chemistry
    afinidad feminine
    • Besides the long-range interactions it makes with neighboring protease residues, the binding affinity of a peptide also depends on its own conformation.
    • When the divalent cation dissociates from actin, the affinity of actin for nucleotide is greatly reduced.
    • Several of these results were based on measurements of binding affinities between specific residues in S4 and in the pore domain.
    • Our data do not pose any reason to suspect that we deal with gadolinium complexes of variable valence or that the affinity of binding sites changes with their density or occupancy.
    • In the context of the affinity of hemoglobin for oxygen there are four primary regulators, each of which has a negative impact.