Translation of regular in Spanish:

regular

regular, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈrɛɡjələr//ˈrɛɡjʊlə/

adjective

  • 1

    • 1.1(evenly spaced)

      regular
      at regular intervals (in space) a intervalos regulares
      • his pulse is regular su pulso es regular
      • to keep regular hours llevar una vida ordenada / metódica
      • Specimens have been found all over the world, but it's not clear if they have regular migration patterns.
      • I sat on a bench, spaced at regular intervals like all the others, indexed by a number, in this case the number One, and dedicated in memoriam to a dead appreciator of the park.
      • The British arrived from a land of neat farms, specific hedgerows, a regular cycle of tilling the land and a cultivation timetable based on seasons.
      • Lateral inhibition is also involved in the regular spacing of hair cells or trichomes on root and leaf surfaces.
      • To assist us in teaching, and to give the students a regular format, we have prepared a teaching framework for the classes.
      • Once you've found one nail head, others should be spaced at regular intervals.
      • The Drosophila compound eye contains around 800 individual ommatidia, arranged in a regular hexagonal pattern.
      • In the latter period of the Western Zhou dynasty bronze scripts became more regular, with sharper angles and thinner lines.
      • A standard closet is generally equipped with regular poles and shelf space.
      • The mostly open-plan working areas are equally generous in space, and they flow at regular intervals into ‘break out spaces’.
      • Ohlson varies his regular structure by making two rectangles within each of four vertical quadrants.
      • The modified instructions should boast regular structure and should suit for flawless execution in very simple functional units.
      • Synchronous applications have a regular structure, and in general, are the simplest to code and parallelize.
      • Except on the bottom and top floors, the windows, arranged in a completely regular pattern, are simple holes in the wall with simple frames.
      • So does the image of a society with so ordered, predictable, and regular a daily round that the minutest deviation from routine constitutes a clue to the eagle-eyed sleuth.
      • Semicircular solid bastions were spaced at regular intervals along the ramparts.

    • 1.2(consistent, habitual)

      (reader/customer/contributor) habitual
      (reader/contributor/customer) asiduo
      don't be surprised, that's a regular occurrence no te sorprendas, eso es muy frecuente / pasa con mucha frecuencia
      • to be in regular employment tener empleo fijo
      • the regular staff el personal permanente
      • regular troops tropas regulares
      • one of the regular features of the paper uno de los artículos regulares del periódico
      • on a regular basis regularmente
      • Imagine having access to a car whenever you need it, but without the hassle of registration, insurance and having to find regular parking space.
      • The family is being supported by friends from All Saints' Church, Little Horton, where they are regular worshippers.
      • My heart beat instantly dropped to its regular rhythm, seeing that it was only Rachel.
      • Jumping up, she changed into her regular work clothes even though school was over for that day.
      • Also, as a regular worshipper at St James's Church, Thornton, John clearly finds church-going congenial.
      • This pedicure is designed for those who want more than just the regular change of toe-nail polish.
      • Only with this view, the design of tree guards is changed from the regular ones.
      • The three of them walked out of the room and left me to change into regular clothes.
      • The pub has continued to be popular during the summer months with a regular influx of visitors to Rosses Point.
      • Teba, who is a regular worshipper at St Michael-Le-Belfry Church, helped out at the local school in Oussouye.
      • He walked out of the bathroom area, going to his locker to change back into his regular clothes, but deciding to wait until he cooled off completely.
      • But millions of dollars are expected to pour in to the city in the next fortnight - and not just from our regular Easter visitors.
      • Flowers, left by local people, fill the porch of the 19 th-century chapel where the Queen Mother was a regular worshipper.
      • We now know how to change basic permissions on regular files, but what about directories?
      • Books in digital format, also known as e-books, can be read on devices lacking the power and screen space to afford a regular Web browser.
      • Indeed, the priory is such a beautiful place it attracts regular worshippers from as far afield as Sedbergh and Dalton-in-Furness to attend services there.
      • Please view the italics as simply the opposite of the regular format, and vice versa.
      • However, the slowness of the official channels, and Nicholas's desire to have all strings in his own hand, caused him to bypass the regular processes.
      • Red and black threes have special properties as in regular canasta.
      • Although not a regular worshipper at St Mary's, he often read Christmas lessons at the church, and was heavily involved in the Thundridge community.
      • As well as the regular engines, visitors will be able to ride steam engines from 11 am.
      • I figured they would be a change from my regular studs.
      • The meeting instructed the secretary to ask the Town Council to arrange for sufficient space to be left to regular stallholders if in future the market hall is again let for a similar purpose.
      • The three-day event saw its regular royal visitor Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, drop by.
      • His supporters at St Hilda's Church in Cross Green, Leeds - where he is a regular worshipper - are now considering their options.
      • The chairman of the Hounslow Jamia Mosque, Suleman Chachia, said Hanif was a regular worshipper and had been attending prayers for at least the last two years.
      • At 7: 15, I get off the ice and change back into my regular clothes, then I go home with Mom.
      • Mary Morgan, of Durrington, also remembers Rick, his wife and their two children as regular worshippers.
      • Moreover, server processors very often boast some features, which will be of absolutely no use in regular desktop platforms.
      • These were probably formulaic, and he was able to tinker with his regular format to suit.
      • The couple, who met in North Wales, were having a late afternoon wedding at St Paul's Church, in Holgate, where they are regular worshippers and run a youth group.
      • The Flying Scotsman was a regular York visitor when it ran from London to Scotland from 1923 to 1963.
      • At present, the regular worshippers have found it difficult to find funds for routine running expenses.
      • Then it's just like the regular process for the other stuff I'm making.
      • Along with its regular induction, the Songwriters Hall of Fame also doles out a few special prizes.
      • Nickione had changed back to his regular form and sat on the sidewalk holding Kristianna.
      • Karen's family are all close and so the various in-laws are regular visitors to our house at weekends!

    • 1.3

      to be regular (in menstrual cycles) ser regular
      • She added that they had also arranged for a security guard to patrol the site at regular intervals.
      • Earlier onset of regular menstrual cycles is associated with early regular ovulatory menstrual cycles, a risk factor for the disease.
      • The subjects were healthy premenopausal women with regular menstrual periods.
      • York council chiefs announced plans to dump regular weekly rubbish collections in an attempt to recycle more garden waste.
      • It seems there is a problem with us using the space on a regular basis.
      • Growing intercrops also helps in regular cultivation, efficient weed, pest and disease management.
      • I also plan to be in regular attendance at Neighbourhood Watch, as well as local Pub Watch meetings.
      • Patients were required to have had regular menstrual cycles and to have reported their symptoms for at least two years.
      • The individual consumer has the regular bill as an incentive to manage his or her use of the phone, but the corporate customer doesn't care too much about the cost and may not even see the bill.
      • Assuming there are no contraindications, a woman should plan to exercise at regular intervals.
      • If cycles become regular, it is worth continuing for six months at this dose.
      • He will defecate normally in his box, and behave regular.
      • The party also says he is available to talk to the media at regular intervals during his constituency tours around the country.
      • On the day Mr Marlow was issued with a ticket - July 4-his car was noticed twice in the mayor's space by different wardens on their regular beat.
      • All nursing staff who work a regular night shift pattern have been allocated on-site parking spaces.
      • Women with regular menstrual cycles should begin testing for urinary LH about 3 days prior to expected ovulation.
      • However, approximately 20 percent of active women don't experience regular menstrual periods.
      • The lowest priority should be given to fit individuals with regular daytime duties who can make their routine journeys to work in other ways.
      • Do you hope eventually to have your own performing space and a regular summer festival?
      • It was in constant use for regular Thursday meetings and parties.
      • Apart from the regular individual sheep classes, the main highlights of the sheep section are the Hogget Championships and the group classes.
      • First, readings are collected over an interval that takes into account regular tidal patterns.
      • It requires a regular menstrual cycle and is most effective in a long-term relationship.
      • When wine is matured in any other form of wooden container it is particularly important that the ullage space is minimized by regular topping up.
      • They intend planning regular editions of the newsletter to keep everyone up to date with their busy school life.
      • Whether the patient has a history of regular or irregular menstrual cycles does not appear to be a contributing factor.
      • In school they also learn the importance of personal commitment, punctuality, regular attendance, planning for the future and working as a team.
      • By investing a regular sum, for instance in an index tracker, you will simply be buying more units should prices fall.
      • Just last month, the council announced plans to increase access to the archives by holding a special evening opening, a service it plans to make a regular feature.

    • 1.4(customary)

      habitual
      the regular procedure el procedimiento usual / habitual
      • my regular dentist el dentista que (siempre) me atiende
      • in the regular course of events en circunstancias normales
      • The top panel slides down onto the bottom so it takes up half the space a regular trellis would.
      • Educational needs are diverse, and not necessarily attuned to the patterns of regular schools or for those clever and strong enough to make it to maturity.
      • Why didn't you let it come through the regular process?
      • ‘I just hope they can settle it and get on with the regular function of the school,’ he said.
      • This is especially obnoxious on a widescreen display, but there is even extra space on a regular television.
      • We went through the regular processes you go through for something like this and emerged through the other side in late 2003.
      • The court expected appeal hearing to be a regular process and assigned three days.
      • Potted roses aren't less work or responsibility; they simply take up less space than a regular rose garden.
      • Her Majesty will open the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and break new ground by becoming the first public figure to address a regular sitting of the Scottish Parliament.
      • This freedom from regular space constraints is perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of the competition from an artist's point of view.
      • They don't even have the hard drive space and memory that regular laptops have.
      • Special constables have the same powers as regular police constables.
      • The Geneva Code allows the shooting of spies, that's been a regular process for a long time.
      • The speaker of the house is suggesting that he wants to see all of this move in regular order.
      • Shourie panicked, while the finance ministry tried to put up a brave face, saying it was just a regular correction.

  • 2

    (even, symmetrical)
    (shape/polygon/outline) regular
    (teeth) regular
    (teeth) parejo Latin America
    • The cells are termed ‘smooth’ because they lack the regular bands or striations which are prominent in skeletal muscle fibres and cardiac muscle cells.
    • The works were composed of very elongated parallelograms and regular trapezoids.
    • At some sites, corn hills have been carefully arranged in rows, while at others they show no such regular arrangement.
    • We were armed with a large supply of pine cones (chosen for their more regular shape than sticks), painted red for easy identification.
    • Vash and Yuri's dorm is shaped like a regular pentagon.
    • This ratio occurs several times in the theory of regular polygons and polyhedra.
    • Your dentist will use a series of small files to enlarge the canals and make them a regular shape so the root filling can be placed.
    • These three groups are the fundamental polyform families, being derived from the three regular polygons.
    • But the polygon is a regular polygon, and there's a chart for those in your book, here.
    • The regular arrangement of leaves on a stem and trichomes on leaves is generated by lateral inhibition
    • Cliff Hill is very close, has a trig point and a regular shape like an upturned saucer.
    • His features were smoothly regular and extraordinarily placid, as if he surveyed the world from a lofty perch, far removed from any of its foibles and cares.
    • The placement and shape of the prairies are similar, though Webb's prairies are more regular in shape.
    • Barely a regular structure, road or building broke the contours of the mountainsides, whose ragged, stony slopes rose straight from the shore to a thousand feet.
    • They seem to cover equal amounts of the canvas in a regular arrangement broken only by the thin orange lines.
  • 3

    • 3.1

      (size/model) normal
      regular or large? ¿normal o grande?
      • regular grade gasoline nafta normal
      • The regular size was huge, what they miss in quality they try to make up for in quantity.
      • With all the fat-free products on the market today, is it best for someone on a diet to eat these products, or is it best to eat regular foods in moderation?
      • Also to have your pc online at the same time, simply buy and install a regular network card into your pc.
      • It is three times more efficient as regular gasoline.
      • Avoid ordering any size larger than a regular hamburger or small fries.
      • Unlike regular people they didn't have weekends normally and classes would start tomorrow like they always did.
      • Nonetheless, US consumers who buy hybrids will receive tax credits, regardless of whether their car has the same fuel efficiency as a regular car.
      • The average length of a regular stride is about 21, 25 feet, but the first three strides are very quick.
      • Hardcoded types are to generic code what magic constants are to regular code.
      • Start by buying the slender regular sizes (they are the smallest and easiest to insert).
      • By human standards it was about the size of a regular door.
      • Specials have the same powers as regular constables, and the role can provide useful experience for anyone thinking of a career in the police force.
      • If a regular person would have just used them for a little bit, he or she would have been unconscious for days or weeks, or they could have died.
      • The strike, which commenced in the first week of July, brought regular functions of almost all departments to a grinding halt.
      • At any time, incorporate single-discipline routines or individual moves into your regular exercise regimen.
      • Their regular food is kebab roll, shwarma or biryani, as they are forever short of funds and settle for the cheaper, greasier fast food variety.
      • For regular bar food prices, these are very reasonable.
      • Being five inches in diameter, the doorknobs were more than twice the size of regular glass doorknobs of the same period and style.
      • Take a diet soft drink instead of a regular soft drink, don't supersize those French fries, get the regular size.
      • An area two or three times the size of a regular classroom has been made into an outdoor classroom at St Peter's Smithills Dean CE Primary School.
      • For this project, our concerns about vendor compatibility between the embedded side and the Linux side pushed us to regular packet size.
      • He pointed to a regular sized figure that had a katana.
      • Instead, we decided to hang up the heavier long underwear like regular clothing and simply bundle our lighter underwear with a rubber band.
      • After her treatment was changed from buffered regular insulin to lispro insulin, her glucose concentration sometimes fluctuated unexpectedly.
      • Additionally, it may be best to separate storage traffic from regular network traffic.
      • Considering they fail to exceed the average size of regular apartments, prospective tenants may baulk at the use of the term penthouse.
      • With the rise of online play, newfangled regular size discs, and violence, Nintendo is having trouble keeping up.
      • The pages seem bigger than they really are: intellectually, you know it's the size of a regular comic, but the artwork explodes beyond the confines of the page.
      • There would be a regular network and some secret networks.
      • Council employees will then visit householders in that area to advise them how to use their green bin and help them to ensure there is space inside their regular rubbish bin for the remainder of their waste.
      • We bought the exact same things: slice of pizza, a regular size fry, and a bottle of juice.

    • 3.2Linguistics

      (verb/plural) regular
      • The error lies in assuming that the syntax is the domain of the fully regular and predictable.
      • If a regular pronoun and indicative mood are used, it shows that the speaker asserts that the report is true.
      • All verbs are regular & have only one form for each tense or mood; they are not altered for person or number.
      • On the one hand, we can analyse the expression as a regular verb phrase, consisting of a transitive verb followed by its nominal direct object.
      • All new verbs in English are regular, as in glitz, glitzed, glitzed.

  • 4

    • 4.1informal

      verdadero
      he's a regular comedian es muy gracioso
      • a regular idiot un idiota redomado
      • to be a regular genius ser una verdadera lumbrera
      • The two on the side were regular rookies, they'll cower upon orders and fail to obey when it really counts.
      • The place was a regular wake.
      • The Blackmon place was a regular old time slave plantation.

    • 4.2US informal (straightforward)

      he's a regular guy es un gran tipo informal

  • 5

    Military
    (officer/soldier) de carrera
    the regular army el ejército profesional
    • This was a bit of a gamble, for the regular army combat troops did not possess the same high degree of natural talents as the Special Forces people.
    • The stability mission remains one for combat-ready soldiers, but in the U.S. sector, not one to be performed by the regular Army.
    • In July 1962, further efforts were made to transform the Kuwait irregular infantry into a regular force.
    • The combating of such terrorism entities takes well-equipped regular forces.
    • They were, essentially, already regular armies, but depended for manpower acquisition on mercenary recruitment.
    • If you did that, you would be part of the regular Army.
    • In 2005 the Army wants 80,000 new soldiers for the regular Army and 22,000 more for the reserves.
    • In September 1939 its regular component, the Permanent Force, totalled only 5,385 men.
    • The Company would also hire regular army units for duty in India.
    • Many people are surprised to learn that the weapons and kit used by the SAS are largely the same as those available to regular British Army soldiers.
    • Fighting an insurgency is unlike anything taught in regular military manuals.
    • Indigenous regular armies, although fighting in their own country and more numerous than foreign forces, were subordinate to them.
    • Responded to such concerns, a national defence force of regular units, militias, and Volunteer units was constructed.
    • Apart from some garrison artillery, the regular army comprised staff officers and instructional cadres for the volunteer militia.
    • United States intelligence estimates 350,000 soldiers in the regular army, poorly equipped with low morale.
    • Recruitment for the regular army has always been difficult.
    • They get paid a lot better than the regular army, have better equipment, barracks and rations.
    • Over the decades, especially since the 1980s, Special Forces techniques have been spreading to the regular army.
    • The only way to make up the deficiency was to organize all men discharged from the regular Army into an enlisted reserve.
    • Many of these people are former regular professional military folks, both commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

noun

  • 1

    (customer)
    cliente habitual masculine
    asiduo masculine
    asidua feminine
    he is now a team regular ahora es parte integrante del equipo
    • party regular militante del partido
    • she's a talk-show regular aparece mucho / con frecuencia en programas de entrevistas
    • Himself and Mary settled well into the local life of Claremorris town and were regulars at the senior citizens parties over the years.
    • The home team were missing some regulars but they fought hard throughout and could have been ahead in the early exchanges.
    • But seriously, folks, these regulars just love the pub staff.
    • McCarthy's squad is mostly composed of players who are not regulars with their club's first team.
    • A regular at the pub, who asked not to be named, has been taken on as a temporary bouncer to stop them getting in.
    • Katie, a Spinning class regular on the bike next to mine, rolls her eyes to indicate the unusually packed studio.
    • He's a regular on the red carpet and known for his lavish parties and glamorous life style.
    • Management and staff extend appreciation to all customers, particularly regulars who gained not only health but wealth benefits.
    • Any gym regular knows the symptoms: Dry, brittle, Flyaway hair that never Feels clean, even when you wash it daily.
    • He obviously doesn't do this for every customer, but regulars are asked to try a new item from time to time.
    • Keller was a particularly obnoxious and disgusting regular on the station.
    • A regular at a Cleckheaton pub has been immortalised in oils and hung on the wall.
    • A PUB regular was found dead in his home after staff realised he had not visited their bar for a few days.
    • They will be more than willing to give cards to any new promoters as well as the faithful regulars.
    • I didn't know her personally, but the young woman I was looking at was another regular at this place.
    • In fact, according to the owner, most of the customers are regulars who come in more than once a week, and have been doing so since it opened eight years ago.
    • A regular at the pub, the dedicated family man toasted his nine decades with his usual - a pint of Guinness.
    • A PUB regular will be enjoying his first legal pint on Sunday despite being 72 years old.
    • I walked towards the booth noticing all of the regulars and new customers.
    • Because you deal with a lot of politics, a lot of politicians are regulars on your show.
  • 2

    Military
    militar de carrera masculine
    • This was more disturbing given that there are over two million regulars on the muster roles of NATO's continental armies.
    • Under these circumstances, the British army would not consist exclusively of regulars.
    • There was a tremendous amount of soldiers there defending the armory, but they were inexperienced Guardsmen, not regulars.
    • The final several months of the Pacific war saw American regulars and Filipino guerrillas steadily reducing the area controlled by the Japanese.
    • Instead, the primary US focus remained on killing guerrillas and North Vietnamese regulars.
    • The nation relied on volunteers to augment the regulars in the Continental Army, which demobilized rapidly after the war.
    • At the start of the Spanish civil war they were the only combat-tested regulars in a short-service conscript army.
    • The army that fought World War I was composed of regulars, National Guardsmen, and individual volunteers.
    • We also have a lot of really nice U.S. Navy, Marines and Air Force members who are regulars.
    • Later another telegram arrived to say my father was missing; he served as a regular with the Royal Marines.
    • Should our army be based on regulars or militia?
    • For six weeks there was no confrontation between the militia and regulars, but they did exchange proclamations.
    • Two days ago, these regulars and militias were almost hysterical with tension.
    • The presence of North Vietnamese Army regulars intermingled with the Viet Cong was becoming more and more evident.
    • When he did so, on 3 July, he had 10,000 regulars under his command, and within a week he had recaptured the peninsula and taken 6,000 prisoners.
    • All of them, including two of their wives, had been Army regulars and had fought in Angola, where they had run into Mrs. Jachimczek.
    • Guards ignored the call or mustered in battalions more often seen to shield demonstrators from army regulars than to hold back the unruly.
    • Reservists have been extended beyond the terms of their contracts, regulars are meeting themselves coming and going, and the military cupboard is bare.
    • With archers and regulars in support, they should be able to stand against any infantry charge.
    • If the auxiliaries fought well, the regulars in the second and third ranks would move up to help in the fight.