Translation of complex in Spanish:

complex

complejo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑmplɛks//ˈkɒmplɛks/

adjective

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    (complicated)
    (situation/idea/issue/person) complejo
    (idea/issue/person/situation) complicado
    • Most studies also do not take into account the complex interplay between different variables in predicting lung volumes.
    • It is an enormously complex and difficult problem that defies easy solution.
    • In other words, the problems are much more complex than Mr. Baker understands or cares to discuss.
    • They need time to formulate complex thoughts in an easy language.
    • However, the wider international situation is increasingly complex.
    • Given these highly complex interactions, research in this area frequently yields contradictory conclusions.
    • This chapter is written in a clear, understandable style, making it easier to understand the complex legal issues discussed.
    • Aging is an intricate, complex process that involves many areas of your body.
    • The complex work involved intricate scheduling with cleanup crews and keeping myriad utilities happy.
    • However, the whole matter of indirect tax liability is devilishly complex and difficult to understand.
    • Traffic flow is an extremely complex phenomenon and its complete understanding is quite difficult.
    • As I have noted a number of times, this is a highly complex issue.
    • Features of financial products are becoming far too complex for the common man.
    • He was all about clarity, making sure people could understand complex stories.
    • Reaching political consensus on such complex issues is never easy, given the diversity of interests that must be addressed.
    • His files are protected by a very complex system of coding and firewalls.
    • The British press and wire services carried a far different and more complex story.
    • In our highly divided and partisan political system, people tend to lack the ability to understand a complex reality.
    • Web services are fine, until you start to deal with complex data structures across different platforms.
    • Miller's writing is excellent, and he makes some rather complex biochemistry easy to understand.
  • 2

    (intricate)
    (design/system/pattern) complejo
    • As the vocal folds consist of a complex web of different muscle fibres, the tension and density of vocal folds can vary considerably.
    • Three geostationary satellites and a complex network of ground stations will carry out the task.
    • There is a complex network of channels and what look like highways that have been laid out in a massive organized fashion.
    • Keeping these elements in articulation as they move in different planes requires a complex joint.
    • The complex wiring of old networks are gradually being replaced by a cleaner wireless environment.
    • It claims that the financial proceeds of organised crime are used, via a complex network of intermediaries, to buy the company's cigarettes.
    • The plant's shoots receive nourishment from a complex network of connections to the roots.
    • To reduce the harmful effects of exposure to DNA-damaging agents, the human genome has evolved a complex network of genome stability pathways.
    • Organisms such as fungi have evolved complex networks in which there are centralised and decentralised pathways to move nutrients around.
    • The hips, on the other hand, are a very large and complex joint with many different muscles and attachments.
    • Because of this, the structure of these converters are quite complex although easy to understand.
    • It was fascinating how Mr Fox so quickly constructed that complex network of tunnels.
    • The vehicle has four wheels all connected by complex machinery that simple minds like ours can't begin to describe.
    • Accounting for new irreducibly complex structures by the foregoing mechanisms is a completely different proposition.
    • Inside, a skylit atrium runs the full length of the building, connecting its richly complex spaces.
    • In Streedagh's sandhills, there lies a vast and complex network of rabbit burrows.
    • The condition is caused by damage to the complex network of nerves in the neck and shoulder when her arm became stuck behind her mother's pelvic bone during birth.
    • Twins can be joined by the head, chest and pelvis, sometimes sharing organs and a complex network of blood vessels.
    • The impression one has when looking at maps of large-scale structure is that of a vast cosmic web, a complex network of intersecting chains and sheets.
    • For me, there is a complex network of paths through the house, all centering on the study where my current project is available for instant scrutiny.
  • 3

    Linguistics
    (word/sentence) complejo
  • 4

    Mathematics
    (variable/number) complejo
    • Bombelli was the first person to write down the rules for addition, subtraction and multiplication of complex numbers.
    • Mathematicians find uses for complex numbers in solving equations.
    • In addition to his work on geometry, Bolyai developed a rigorous geometric concept of complex numbers as ordered pairs of real numbers.
    • The same notions can be extended to polynomial equations involving complex numbers.
    • He also classified real and complex numbers into classes which are algebraically independent.

noun

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    (buildings)
    complejo masculine
    a sports/an industrial complex un complejo deportivo/industrial
    • He has watched as new building complexes have risen over sites he knows contain more lost tombstones.
    • Plans for building museums in the complex have also been made.
    • He also expressed concern over other violations by real estate developers, who took small lakes and swampy areas in the northern part of the city as development sites for housing complexes.
    • No one in their right mind would live here among the burned-out office buildings and development complexes.
    • The company has expertise in building apartment buildings, shopping malls and office complexes.
    • They are normally installed with automatic closing devices in multiple residence buildings such as apartment complexes.
    • These especially go well in complexes and office buildings that have an architectural importance.
    • Dentists' offices, doctors' offices and markets were all built into the apartment complexes to make life more efficient.
    • Mr Young said despite rumours he has no plans to build an apartment complex on the site.
    • About 70 families were left homeless by the fire, which destroyed three buildings in the apartment complex.
    • The rehearsal room was a dilapidated building in a hospital complex.
    • Developments vary from apartment blocks and hotels to modern luxury complexes with swimming pools, solariums, restaurants and a host of other facilities.
    • Massive corporate campuses, large and numerous residential complexes and modern retail facilities have come up along this belt.
    • Usually, such mock drills are only conducted in high-rise buildings and in shopping complexes, but they are essential also in slum areas.
    • Placing large parking lots around buildings means office complexes usually sit in the middle of an island of heat which requires more air conditioning.
    • We had the devil of a time running the cable through the conduits which were built into the apartment complex I live in.
    • Fires at the base of the complex of seven office buildings sent heavy smoke throughout.
    • An increasing number of workers on low incomes are moving out as reasonably priced housing is replaced by expensive apartment complexes and luxury residential developments.
    • At a council planning meeting on Tuesday it was agreed to extend the uses of the building to include a business complex with conference facilities on the south of the site.
    • Through its connecting walkways, a person could potentially live inside the buildings forever, navigating the maze between apartment complexes, office towers and malls.
  • 2

    Psychology
    complejo masculine
    she's got a complex about her stammer tiene complejo por ser tartamuda
    • he's got a complex about spiders les tiene fobia a las arañas
    • The ‘self’ is a complex of memories, thoughts, beliefs, desires etc. all of which can be doubted.
    • Eventually, of course, they run into other such complexes expanding from different kernels.
    • The wheel itself was split into many different complexes.
    • I don't know if anyone has done any major writing comparing Jung's ideas of complexes and archetypes to electrical networks, but it would be a great thing to look into.
    • The complex of field systems and large stone walls extend from the north western slopes of Mount Brandon to within the boundaries of Dingle.
    • For about six to eight hours you seem to have no physical experience of the chronic muscular tensions that Reich says are symptomatic of unhealthy mental or emotional complexes.
    • I find that a day that starts with a smile often carries on that way and my day did just that in spite of solemn moments and an occasional sadness mixed together in a complex of emotions.
    • The dark abyss of the mind and its complexes and obsessions must be conquered.
    • ‘Network’ includes a complex of interconnected computer or communication systems of any type.
    • Rather than being a single disease, it is in fact a complex of related diseases which include forms known as yellow mosaic and veinbanding.
    • Like Jack, David had a complex and conflicted history of diagnoses, treatments and medication.
    • Structural studies revealed that cullin serves as a bridge to bring together different components of the complex.
    • The result is that we see her not in a single emotion, but a complex of emotions.
    • Jung, Freud and comrades helped to systematise intuitive skill while deciphering some psychic complexes of their own Europe in turmoil.
    • It is part of a complex of closely related gull species that interbreed readily.
    • The problem is not how to choose between two possibilities, but how to relate and weigh a complex of motives.
    • It has been argued recently that the mind is a complex of conflicting and complementary memetic patterns seeking to reproduce.
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    (set, series)
    serie feminine