In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(digit)número masculinein round numbers — en números redondos
- a six-figure number — un número de seis cifras
- Note that the allelic state for a pair of lineages is represented by two numbers in brackets.
- A child with a math disability has problems with numbers and math symbols.
- She said they enjoy coming up with different combinations of numbers.
- We also counted the number of words, abbreviations, symbols, numbers, and values in each record.
- Hyphenated words, symbols, numbers, and abbreviations were counted as one word.
- Finding the ideal ratio of words to numbers may prove a fruitful area for further research.
- These are combined and shown both in actual numbers and as ratios in the bar graph.
- The real number system consists of all numbers that can be represented by infinite decimals.
- For most purposes this number system could represent all the numbers which might arise in normal day to day life.
- We need to think more carefully about numbers and the mathematics we use to work with them.
- Vedic scholars did not use figures for big numbers in their numerical notation.
- Book 3 contains a description of how to carry out arithmetic with irrational numbers.
- He is perhaps best known for playing a role in the development of the ASCII code for representing English characters as numbers.
- He considered computation with irrational numbers and polynomials to be part of algebra.
- According to Bellavitis, the plane does not just provide a means to represent complex numbers.
- It made possible the standardization of texts as well as symbols, numbers, and figures.
- The whole number part starts off your list of numbers for the continued fraction.
- Is it the numerator of a Bernoullian number, or one occurring in some continued fraction?
- It is a personal state of being that cannot be reduced to numbers and decimal points.
- For our geometrical problem, g is a positive number so the first value is the one we want.
1.2(abstract quantity)número masculinea minus number — un número negativo
- The numbers grow more staggering everyday, making the recovery from Hurricane Charley seem even more daunting.
- Instead, a limited number of substitutions occur at each site.
- The EP has rejected the Council's common position on only a limited number of occasions.
- All but one trial assigned an equal number of participants to the intervention and control groups.
- Metrolink had opened in 1992 and doubled its passenger numbers over the next nine years.
- As our numbers grow too high, we bring down the excess population ourselves.
- To cope with the expected huge numbers of arrests 14 police garages are being converted into lock-up cages.
- He said: " I'm alarmed by the growing number of occasions when guns are used.
- Five of the 10 harvested fruits were cut transversely to calculate the average locule number per fruit and average fruit.
- Simply, step one involves estimating the expected number of substitutions per site accumulating between sampling times.
- The museum has exceeded expected visitor numbers and hit its 300,000 annual target within its first six months.
- However, the numbers have dwindled to less than a quarter what they once were.
- To date, the duo have sold two-and-a-half million albums and about the same number of singles.
- Ham House's ghost tours are attracting an increasing number of visitors.
- What do you do when people aren't flocking to dance music in the numbers they used to?
- The battlefields of Normandy are drawing increasing numbers of British visitors as the anniversary of D-Day approaches.
- The airport will need to be able to facilitate quick flight turnarounds as well as deal with growing passenger numbers.
- Both airports claim they need a new runway to cope with increasing passenger numbers.
- But, such debates could attract only limited number of people and erudite scholars.
- Many departments already have instituted changes to methodology that have drawn growing numbers to literary studies.
2.1(for identification)número masculinetelephone number — número de teléfono
- wrong number — número equivocado
- license / registration number — número de placa
- identity number — número de identificación
- page/room number — número de página/de habitación
- I'm in number 17 — estoy en la (habitación) 17
- she lives at number 48 — vive en el número 48
- the England number 11 — el número once inglés / de Inglaterra
- he was wearing number 9 — llevaba el dorsal 9
- her/my number is up — le/me ha llegado la hora
- I thought my number was up — creí que me había llegado la hora
- to do a number on sb — hacérsela buena a algn
- to do a number one/number two — hacer pis/caca
- to do sth by the numbers — hacer algo como Dios manda
- to have sb's number — tener calado a algn
- A minimum of one Lotto ticket serial number is drawn from all valid tickets each Lotto draw.
- If the numbers are different or the label is missing, then the unit has almost certainly been stolen and reprogrammed.
- I cannot produce statistical data of vehicle numbers and velocities to corroborate these assertions, but I have no doubts.
- Her third round opponent is none other than the Belgian number two seed Kim Clijsters.
- A brief name description and gene ID accession number is given to the right hand side of each ratio.
- Greater Manchester Police issued a number for friends or relatives to contact.
- At the moment I'm wrestling with huge combinations of ISBN numbers and country codes.
- Why not just send them a phone book of every classified number in Great Britain.
- He will revert to the bench with his number eight slot assumed by skipper Kay.
- When travelling to the US, it pays to remember the combination numbers on your suitcase.
- In a tense final he was beaten by the championship's number two seed Bobby Brook.
- The club has also issued a hotline number which residents can call if they have any complaints about the event.
- Relieved of the number three slot, Dravid had the occasional opportunity to play finisher.
- Of course, many of my books are British editions with slightly different page numbers.
- At the Munich Lions he wears the number eight jersey.
- Sequences included in this study and their accession numbers are listed in table 1.
- She has helped take George to the number three slot in the UK clothing market.
- Soon I had scribbled down phone numbers of five different institutions teaching English in Hong Kong.
- I can't abide rock, not least because it has 7 different E numbers in it and smells horrible.
- Number eight seed Guillermo Coria upset Wimbledon finalist David Nalbandian to reach the semi-finals.
2.2(indicating rank)I'll need a reliable number two — necesito un buen segundo de a bordo
- they are currently at number five — ocupan el quinto lugar
- to be public enemy number one — ser el enemigo público número uno
- to look out for / after number one — pensar ante todo en el propio interés
- he's only interested in number one — solo piensa en sí mismo
- before noun he's hardly your number one fan — no eres precisamente santo de su devoción
- Spain's number one shoe manufacturer — el primer fabricante de zapatos / el fabricante de zapatos líder de España
3.1(amount, quantity)número masculinestudent numbers — el número de estudiantes
- in a large number of cases — en un gran número de casos
- in a small number of cases — en contados casos
- guess the number of beads in the jar — adivina cuántas cuentas hay en el frasco
- there are a number of reasons why you shouldn't go — hay una serie de razones por las que no deberías ir
- I've mentioned it a number of times — lo he mencionado varias veces
- on a number of occasions — en varias ocasiones
- any number of things could go wrong — hay (una) cantidad de cosas / hay (una) infinidad de cosas que podrían fallar
- any number can play — puede jugar cualquier número de personas
- times without number — innumerables veces
- actors of his talent are few in number — actores como él hay pocos
- their superior numbers made victory certain — su superioridad numérica les aseguró la victoria
- can you give me some idea of (the) numbers? — ¿me puede dar una idea de cuántas personas serán?
3.2(group)among / in their number — entre ellos
- I spoke to one of their number — hablé con uno de ellos
- she only invited us to make up the numbers — solo nos invitó para hacer bulto
4.1(song, tune)número masculine
- Chadha's film joyously embraces the elaborate song and dance numbers that are the mainstay of Bollywood.
- Dance and music numbers were the major highlights of the programme.
- Charlie Smyth and the Cast of Cinderella will also perform a few numbers from their sell-out pantomime.
- The cast were great and some of the upbeat numbers and high-energy dance routines were a joy to watch.
- Perhaps not as funny as they're intended to be, the song and dance numbers are highly entertaining just the same.
- Intended for comic relief, the song and dance numbers come across as uninspired and robotic.
- In one of the program's dance numbers, he performed Topeng Dalem with refined and deeply touching movements.
- Skits, songs and dance numbers will be among the highlights of the show.
- Chow throws in big dance numbers, songs, humour and chase scenes that play like Wiley E Coyote trying to catch Roadrunner.
- For her audition Natalie had to recite two drama pieces and perform three song and dance numbers.
- Basically what we have here is a nice, sentimental excuse for lots and lots of song and dance numbers.
- In summary: the major disappointment of Revenge of the Lisp is that there are no big song and dance numbers.
- The directional effects here are utilized fully when the songs and dance numbers come into play.
- One afternoon was filled with poetry readings, theatrical performances and dance numbers.
- The performers will also tackle solo songs and duets, group numbers, character dances, duologues and slapstick.
- This engineering graduate has carved a niche for himself in Malayalam music with his melodious numbers.
- The sets and costumes are brilliant, as are the dance numbers and musical performances.
- While you eat, Burmese dancers perform some traditional numbers accompanied by music of their own.
- I certainly had lumps in my throat - but only when I wasn't marvelling at the many spectacular dance numbers.
- In Glasgow, pantos are a series of song and dance numbers strung together with a bit of patter.
4.2(issue of magazine, journal)número masculine
4.3informal (garment)modelo masculineshe was wearing a smart little gray number — llevaba un elegante modelito gris
- The dress was a sleek, black number with tiny, silvery sequins along the low neckline.
- Their new away shirt, launched this week, is a natty white number featuring an orange sash.
- Her friend is one of those people who have no creativity so they just throw on some cat ears with some black slinky numbers.
- Or maybe it's a racy nouvelle vague number, all headscarves and bicycles made for two.
- Made of silky nylon and soft mesh, these little numbers feel so comfortable you may not want to take them off.
- She pulled it off, to find a slinky black number, with thin spaghetti-straps and a jagged edge.
- He found the car, a sleek little black number, and slid behind the wheel.
- Carhartt's roomy over-the-head numbers in soft red or mid-blue have equally roomy front pocket.
- Last weekend, the Crown was packed with dinner jackets, black ties and pretty girls in scanty numbers.
- Noteworthy numbers were the knitted fur cardigans and the silver foil fur-lined jackets.
4.4informal (individual)tipo masculine informaltipa feminine informaltío masculine Spain informaltía feminine Spain informalshe's a hot little number — está buenísima informal
4.5(thing, situation, scene)some people think teaching is a cushy number — algunos piensan que la enseñanza es un chollo Spain informal
- this divorce has been a really heavy number for him — el divorcio ha sido un buen palo para él
6.1feminine loteríafeminine lotería clandestinamasculine chanceto play the numbers — jugar a la lotería
6.2(results)I can't say anything till I see the numbers — no puedo decir nada hasta ver las cifras
- the show had spectacular numbers in New England — el programa tuvo una audiencia enorme en Nueva Inglaterra
7Bible(el libro de) Números
1(assign number to)(items/pages/houses) numerara numbered (bank) account — una cuenta (bancaria) numerada
- Countable nouns make a distinction between singular and plural number.
- It has a dual number, so nouns and verbs must be learned in singular, dual, and plural.
- Human nouns have a distinct class marking mechanism based on number and gender.
- There was a time a few years ago when the United States was spoken of in the plural number.
- Nouns are marked for gender, number, and case as well as for definite and indefinite forms.
2(amount to)the spectators numbered 50,000 — había (un total de) 50.000 espectadores
- they number thousands — son miles
3(count)contarthe benefits are too many to be numbered — los beneficios son innumerables
- they are worthy to be numbered among the saints — merecen un lugar entre los santos
- his days are numbered — tiene los días contados
1(figure)figurarhe numbers among the greats of rock music — figura / está entre los grandes del rock
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