Translation of eccentric in Spanish:

eccentric

excéntrico, adj.

Pronunciation /ɛkˈsɛntrɪk//ɪkˈsɛntrɪk//ɪkˈsɛntrɪk/

adjective

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    (manners/clothes) excéntrico
    (manners/clothes) extravagante
    (person) excéntrico
    • Ultimately, this is just one of the pitfalls of working with eccentric artistic geniuses.
    • The artist was drawn to Ludwig's life after seeing a biography on the eccentric king's behaviour.
    • You see, Reynolds the first was somewhat eccentric.
    • Her eccentric characters are imbued with humanity, and the ending is stunning.
    • The place is certainly atmospheric, the owner charmingly eccentric.
    • Did I mention that my uncle is slightly eccentric?
    • I've always meant to return there again, as I remember it being beautiful, serene and calming - that is, until the day my friend's slightly eccentric grandfather joined us.
    • Jane found the twenty-one-year-old Cambridge postgraduate a fascinating and slightly eccentric character and was immediately attracted to him.
    • He gives a smile as he recalls that others have called him eccentric.
    • The strength of characters was very important - all were slightly eccentric.
    • I work with a bunch of peculiar, eccentric guys who have a lot of really strange ideas.
    • I am originally from Canada, where this attitude was considered rather eccentric, to say the least.
    • Brando was also known for his eccentric behaviour and sometimes outlandish salary demands.
    • Born into a bookish, slightly eccentric family, she grew up in the shadow of her mother's nervous temperament and the role of caretaker she assumed as a result.
    • His gregarious and eccentric personality is the perfect mix for a good television programme.
    • He may be somewhat eccentric, but he wants to win.
    • There is a very unique contest being backed by an anonymous group of eccentric billionaires.
    • In life he was regarded as an awkward customer, a cranky, eccentric figure with a talent for rubbing people up the wrong way.
    • I think I'm regarded as harmless and mildly eccentric; I'm happy with both qualities.
    • He became a recluse, and his rare film appearances were overshadowed by tales of his eccentric behaviour on set.
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    Astronomy Technology
    excéntrico
    • Eccentric contractions generally develop greater muscle tension than both isometric and concentric contractions.
    • Almost the first thing you see, is Marcel Duchamp's rotorelief of a disc with slightly eccentric circles of hatched red, black and white.
    • Concentric contractions require the greatest energy expenditure, followed by isometric and eccentric contractions.
    • Past discoveries of planets in other solar systems had wildly eccentric orbits or orbited very close to the star.
    • Subsequently, the muscle is also more vulnerable to rupture during an eccentric contraction.
    • Some orbits are so eccentric that they never loop back around again.
    • Together, the two extremes define the boundaries of a highly eccentric orbit.
    • From 1979 until 1999 Pluto was not the outermost planet, its eccentric orbit making Neptune the furthest from the Sun.
    • During the encounter, one is thrown into the eccentric orbit and remains in the Solar System while the other is ejected into interstellar space where it wanders forever.
    • The less mature neurons had abundant pink cytoplasm with central to slightly eccentric nuclei and conspicuous nucleoli.
    • The foam cells were oval to polygonal with a moderate amount of cytoplasm and central to eccentric small nuclei.

noun

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    excéntrico masculine
    excéntrica feminine