Translation of latitude in Spanish:


latitud, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlædəˌt(j)ud//ˈlatɪtjuːd/


  • 1

    latitud feminine
    at a latitude of 30°N a 30° de latitud norte
    • 15° of latitude 15° de latitud
    • in these latitudes en estas latitudes
    • As a result, there is much less interaction between the lower troposphere air masses of the polar regions and middle latitudes.
    • It is only at the highest latitudes that temperature will set additional physiologic limits.
    • Inter-tidal communities are most extensive in temperate latitudes.
    • Broad environmental conditions, particularly average temperatures, differ less among populations in equatorial regions than at higher latitudes.
    • Six nations, all at least partly situated in temperate latitudes, can expect the least warming.
    • In the contemporary ocean, cysts tend to be most abundant in seas of temperate latitudes.
    • High southern latitudes were not invaded by angiosperms until the end of the Cretaceous.
    • As warmth gradually returns to the northern temperate latitudes, so do the birds that migrated south last autumn.
    • Thus animals able to develop in shallow bodies of water are to some extent buffered against the lower air temperature characteristic of high latitudes.
    • For observers at temperate northern latitudes, mid-May offers the year's best chance to see Mercury.
    • The maximum speed of rotation is a little over 1,000 mph at the equator, with speeds a bit less in temperate latitudes.
    • When these compounds reach upper latitudes and colder temperatures, they precipitate from the air and tend to stay trapped in whatever material they settle in.
    • In temperate latitudes, such a long period includes seasonal changes in environmental conditions.
    • The jump from polar to temperate latitudes is just as great as from temperate climates to tropical.
    • Further research using this approach in the high southern latitudes is underway.
    • For temperate latitudes, it is approximately ten nautical miles.
    • Warm surface water is carried from the low latitudes to the higher polar latitudes as a surface current.
    • This is a problem particularly in towns and regions situated at high latitudes - for example northern Europe.
    • Here in the temperate northern latitudes trees have adapted over eons of regular annual seasons.
  • 2

    (freedom to choose)
    libertad feminine
    flexibilidad feminine
    such latitude leads to indiscipline tal laxitud conduce a la indisciplina formal
    • As always, we gave our jury wide latitude to adjust the program.
    • Rather, the nature of the orders themselves determines the latitude allowed in how they are carried out.
    • This means that the governments will be left with considerable latitude in deciding the extent of tariff they intend imposing on certain necessary imports.
    • Statutory language is sufficiently imprecise to permit considerable latitude in interpretation by the courts.
    • He had considerable latitude in negotiating with the Allies, and he was determined to make the best possible deal.
    • It has been argued that here are some basic rules that leave lots of latitude and freedom.
    • Contracting parties are given considerable latitude, consistent with the doctrine of freedom of contract.
    • And I thought it would be great to have a character like that, who was like them, who had their freedom and latitude.
    • Should this occur, allow your patient latitude to express these feelings.
    • He believed in giving people lots of latitude and flexibility and independence but within parameters.
    • Do you think there will be increasing latitude to get more substantial articles published?
    • But they must be allowed more latitude to play what's immediately in front of them.
    • He gives them considerable creative latitude while saving money on behind-the-scenes functions such as legal work and product sourcing.
    • This implies that the job has been designed to require a wide range of qualifications and to offer considerable leeway or latitude in deciding what to do and how to do it.
    • Essentially, his reading gives very wide latitude for both federal and state gun control laws.
    • This ruling permitted the crown officers administering the book trade considerable latitude in redistributing privileges.
    • Well, I think that a president should be given wide latitude.
    • We struck back accordingly, giving our leaders considerable latitude to punish those who live by the sword.
    • Allow your children latitude - even to take a year off before starting college.
    • Initially, the Supreme Court interpreted them very narrowly and states were permitted considerable latitude in what they did.