Translation of direction in Spanish:

direction

dirección, n.

Pronunciation: /daɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n//dʌɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n//dɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n//dəˈrɛkʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (course, compass point)
    dirección feminine
    in that direction en esa dirección
    • in a westerly direction en dirección oeste
    • in all directions en todas direcciones
    • sense of direction sentido de (la) orientación
    • to change direction cambiar de dirección
    • it's a step in the right direction es un paso positivo
    • in the direction of en dirección a
    • So what's happening now is a move in the opposite direction to the one you would want?
    • The traffic coming in a direction perpendicular to Campbell Road makes a signal junction necessary.
    • Vehicles coming in the opposite direction up the hill move into the middle lane far too soon and before they know what is coming towards them.
    • But it is I myself who must get there, even though I have the directions and destination down.
    • There are few other cars on the road, only an occasional set of lights moving in the opposite direction, away from the night.
    • Consequently, we cannot draw any firm conclusions about the direction of causality.
    • If you do travel, leave a recognizable signal showing your direction of travel.
    • Each ' arm ' corresponds to a different wind direction.
    • Just as I notice them, the formation splits, the outer ships breaking off in both directions along the line.
    • They were moving in the opposite direction that the squat nurse had gone.
    • Pilots rely on the different wind directions at different heights to ' steer ' the balloon.
    • Arrows mark the promoter of each transcription unit and indicate the direction of transcription.
    • I had just regained control of my face and chest, so I could slightly move the opposite direction.
    • If the pendulums are moving in opposite directions, however, the forces they exert on the beam cancel each other, and the beam doesn't move.
    • When she reached the directions ' destination, she was shocked.
    • Remember that signs here mention the compass direction you're heading in.
    • The route heads in a north-westerly direction running a corridor along the western side of the Oakpark halting site.
    • The theory has been extended to more complex systems such as two-way traffic of two motor species that move along the same filament but in opposite directions.
    • That was until we were pointed in the direction of our monstrous destination.
    • Should traffic travel in the opposite direction along certain roads?
    • Without a look back at their victim, the jaguars split up and took off in opposite directions along the alley.
    • Granger causality tests were then conducted on the smoothed data to determine the direction of causality.
    • It's really fascinating to watch these trains move in opposite directions at very high speed.
    • From there the route heads in a north-westerly direction running along the western side of the Oakpark halting site.
    • Turning your legs and feet while keeping your torso facing a different direction is a hard thing to learn.
    • Instead, the reticular lamina moved in a direction perpendicular to its long axis.
    • An echocardiogram can also use sound waves to determine the direction of blood flow through the heart.
    • We wandered along in the other direction until we came to the Imperial golf course which we decided to cut across so we could see the canal.
    • Letter writers, like Julia Baird, travel in many different directions to reach their destinations
    • This action then causes the valve move in the opposite direction and shut down the channel for the water to flow.
    • Road markings and signage have been put in place to inform motorists of the correct direction they must travel.
    • A cold front slowly moved through central Florida today changing the wind direction somewhat from west to west northwest.
    • Brackets denote operon boundaries and arrows indicate the direction of transcription of each gene.
    • Like the other farmsteads hereabouts, it is protected on three sides by trees and is only open to the views in a direction a little east of south.
    • The simple solution is to reverse the one way direction in East Street to northwards.
    • We constantly had to fight unpredictable currents, sometimes going in opposite directions along the wall on the same dive.
    • Allison dove in the same general direction as bullets crashed into the shelf behind her.
    • As you learn it moves across, too, in some direction perpendicular to space.
    • The players' checkers move in opposite directions on a board with 24 spaces.
    • A seemingly prolibertarian procedural rule may thus lead the law to develop in antilibertarian substantive directions.
    • Some trends may be apparent but other changes may occur which may contradict the general direction of the trend.
    • After Edwards, philosophy developed in several directions.
    • After the World Cup we have a lot of work to do, but Peter is a guy who I think will develop in the right direction in Glasgow.
    • But at least it is a step in the right direction and seems more controlled than previous efforts.
    • The Federal Opposition says the new vessel is a step in the right direction, but not enough.
    • After stating that it fully concurred in the holding and reasoning of the district court, the Supreme Court proceeded to develop arguments in different directions.
    • The more unstructured a movement is, the less control it has over the directions in which it develops and the political actions in which it engages.
    • If Reeves processes his sounds comprehensively, he retains the melodic nature of his sources, enabling his compositions to develop in multiple directions at once.
    • From an island that was dependent entirely on Spain for its cultural directions, it developed into a more cosmopolitan realm with an identity all its own.
    • Animal lovers said earlier that the case was a step in the right direction against illegal ownership of endangered animals.
    • Gymnastics is developing in two directions - more complex routines and sharper technique in all elements.
    • The trend indicates the general tendency or direction over the long-term.
    • Still, this is at least a step in the right direction, and perhaps a sign that anti-immigrant fervor is dying down again.
    • In this regard, I offer a few guesses about some general directions in which statistical physics may change.
    • I suspect that there are going to be some important gene variants that are going to have significant functions in sorting out general directions of personality.
    • He received his degree in commerce, but an accident changed his entire future direction.
    • One move in the right direction is the training course on the detection of traditional remedies held in Hong Kong in March of this year.
    • All of these indicate future directions for research.
    • We are thrilled to be the focus of this project which will enable us to build on our existing strengths and develop in new directions.
    • Their main role is to oversee the school's direction and to have a say in the way the school is going.
    • Barnes's direction hasn't managed to mend the brittle bones of the play.
    • All other members of the pack look to the alpha dog for direction and guidance.
    • Other situations which rely on a different style of leadership and a different style of direction and control have to be accepted as well.
    • GMS will provide overall Project Management and direction and will act as the sole point of contact to the Client.
    • I imagine the script must have been rather slim, how did you provide direction for your actors without having dialog to build around?
    • From there she went to the National Film and Television School, specialising in cinematography and direction.
    • His direction is perfect, managing to condense a 2200-page comic into a two-hour film.
    • For without a leader to give direction, counsel and wisdom, any well-intended venture is bound to fail.
    • We have thereafter more or less enjoyed a pretty good record when it comes to management and direction of the public sector.
    • Under his direction, the film's expert pacing builds quickly as the movie enters its second half.
    • But for sheer skill in direction and performance this film is impressive.
    • I was genuinely surprised by the solid, thoughtful direction Levin gave his film.
    • Our squad is comprised of skilled world class players who now have an excellent coach with direction and ample influence.
    • New legislation will be needed to give the trusts their powers and freedoms and remove them from the Secretary of State's powers of direction.
    • This inquiry should have been ordered last year when the Royal Infirmary management was crying out for funding and direction.
    • However, the actors and direction are very impressive, and there's some snappy, witty dialogue.
    • They call it true parents, as parents who provide parental guidance or parental direction.
    • Process innovation is typically much more top down, requiring strong direction from senior management.
    • To get intimate access and remain friends, he handed over direction and editorial control.
    • Looking at your direction in the film, it's very relaxed and assured.
    • A nice, tight plot with solid acting and direction is still enough to make a film successful.
    • I think this film has some clever direction but in a very kind of routine fashion.
    • What he does bring to his direction is an actor's flair for bringing out the best in his cast.
    • While I have no complaints with his direction of this film, I wasn't overly impressed.
    • Because there's been no direction, no guidance, they've gone into crime.
    • This tradition stretches back many years and probably started under the guidance and direction of the late Dermot Burke.
    • His pace is quirky and his direction of the actors inventive.
    • She shared that we are their role models and heroes and they look to us for guidance and direction.
    • The biggest flaw with the film is not its crippled script or flat direction or flailing acting.
    • He was the complainant's father, one whom she loved and respected and one whom she looked to for direction and guidance.
    • The style of camerawork and direction is very appealing and fits the tone of the film quite expertly.
    • It will be hard to replace that kind of vision, direction and leadership.
    • The teenagers have taken responsibility for every aspect of the film, from direction to editing, which they are doing at the moment.
    • It's a clumsy scene in every sense - purpose, scripting, direction, acting.
    • He had also been involved in the production and direction of more than 20 serials and films.
    • Leadership and direction should be forthcoming form the County Board officers.
    • Much of play rests on the strength of powerful direction and production.
  • 2

    (tendency)
    dirección feminine
    a token gesture in the direction of reconciliation un gesto simbólico hacia la reconciliación
  • 3

    (purpose)
    her enthusiasm lacks direction no sabe canalizar / encauzar su entusiasmo
    • he lacks direction no tiene un norte
  • 4

    (supervision)
    dirección feminine
    under the direction of bajo la dirección de
    • she is able to work well with the minimum of direction es capaz de trabajar bien con el mínimo de instrucciones
  • 5

    • 5.1(for route)

      (feminine plural) indicaciones
      I had to ask for directions tuve que pedir indicaciones / que me indicaran el camino
      • Give one direction at a time during the procedure to help your child if needed.
      • Take the wrong turn and there's no angry admonishment - the software quickly replots your course and provides a new set of directions to the destination.
      • The couple, always generous, happily gave their neighbor the directions to reach the pool.
      • Follow the manufacturer's directions on the label when applying.
      • When installing car seats the manufacturer's directions must be followed exactly.
      • He did not know York as he comes from Leeds, but a taxi driver gave him directions and he reached York District Hospital.
      • She has just given him directions to her destination, and he suggests an alternative route to avoid the rush-hour traffic.
      • The manufacturer's directions were followed while performing the test.
      • With any relaxer kit, you must carefully follow all directions to avoid potential skin and scalp burns, hair loss and eye injury.
      • Read the entire label before use and carefully follow the labeled directions for use.
      • Following his vague directions, they reached their destination.
      • Also, purchase carbon monoxide detectors and use them according to manufacturer's directions.
      • Any group of people that can't even follow simple directions must come from a terribly backward state.
      • Since I had my phone, you're probably thinking that I should have simply called my destination for directions.

    • 5.2(for task, use, assembly, for route)

      (feminine plural) instrucciones
      (feminine plural) indicaciones
      directions for use modo de empleo