Translation of inertia in Spanish:

inertia

apatía, n.

Pronunciation /ɪˈnərʃə//ɪˈnəːʃə/

noun

  • 1

    (inactivity)
    apatía feminine
    inercia feminine
    • But Arctic Bay residents have received little help and support in advancing their proposal, and their aspirations are now drowning in bureaucratic inertia.
    • In short, purposeful and disciplined policy and funding strategies will have to overcome political inertia and resistance.
    • The capital city needs at its helm a person with ideas and energy who can combat the forces of inertia and inefficiency, and who can initiate and manage urgently needed change.
    • Do we suffer petrification through continued stasis and inertia or do we trust our inner, creative, inspirational, communal selves and take on the challenge of change?
    • All medical care systems sometimes experience some inertia or resistance to change.
    • Consumer passivity and inertia are the greatest allies of the rapacious banks and other financial institutions.
    • What are the strengths that enabled him to survive in a country where plotting is endemic and where almost all attempts at change run into the historic forces of inertia, conservatism and suspicion?
    • But whatever the smart individuals inside these organizations might think, bureaucratic inertia is killing those golden-egg geese.
    • It is an astonishing victory over the forces of government inertia, and Hodge could not resist basking in her moment of glory.
    • So, whereas what was required under a dictatorship was exceptional courage, what citizens in democracies have to do is overcome apathy and inertia.
    • As you push yourself to overcome inertia, you need to work against the tendency to feel discouraged and hopeless.
    • It's not yet possible to predict whether the political system will completely dissipate away under the forces of inertia, or whether some renewed political structure will emerge from the ether.
    • Ignorance, fear, inertia, and stubbornness remain to be overcome.
    • Delays and adjournments dog the work of the courts, and the consequent administrative inertia can sap the energy and enthusiasm of even the most committed researcher.
    • No individual names, but there is a general mindset and inertia of individuals in the bureaucracy, including in [my] office.
    • It very well may be a happier year in commodity markets if the facts of last year's short crop overcome continued global economic inertia.
    • We prefer to focus on the elusive bureaucrat, the real source of inertia, or lack of it.
    • It will indicate to the Australian people the absolute determination of this Government to avoid any sense of passivity or any sense of complacency or inertia.
    • Under current policy there is too much latitude for force structure decisions based on personal whim, the prevailing fashion or as default decisions arising out of bureaucratic compromise or inertia.
    • So, giving enough money to councils without dealing with the inherent inertia of management and rampant laziness would be like pouring grain in a bag full of holes.
  • 2

    Physics
    inercia feminine
    • Unlike Galileo, Newton insisted that the law of inertia applied only to motion in a straight line, not circular motion.
    • Adding up to six helium atoms drove the molecule's inertia up, they report.
    • In a sense, physics began with Descartes and the notion of inertia - that blinding flash of insight that the natural state of motion is a constant velocity.
    • Those laws provided the law of inertia governing motion of atoms in between collisions and laws of impact governing collisions.
    • A better way to measure the mass of a microscopic sample is to quantify the sample's inertia as it is forced into motion.
    • Moment of inertia is a fundamental property in rotational mechanics.
    • Why does the amount of matter affect the amount of inertia?
    • Theoretical work from the 1990s suggests a tantalizing connection between inertia and zero-point energy.
    • How fast and in what order remains to be seen, but the direction is a matter of inertia without friction.
    • Electrons possess inertia, so remain at rest or in uniform motion in the same direction unless acted upon by some external force.
    • Mass can be measured from an object's tendency to resist moving, i.e., its inertia.