Translation of trough in Spanish:


abrevadero, n.

Pronunciation: /trɔf//trɒf/


  • 1

    (for water) abrevadero masculine
    (for water) bebedero masculine
    (for feed) comedero masculine
    (for dough) artesa feminine
  • 2

    • 2.1

      (on land, sea bed) hoya feminine
      (on land, sea bed) depresión feminine
      (of a wave) seno masculine
      • Satellite sensors imaged the resulting pattern of crests and troughs into the series of tsunami waves that devastated coastal areas throughout parts of the Indian Ocean.
      • The sail sped southward, disappearing at times as it descended into the trough of the huge Atlantic waves, but advancing all the time towards the entrance of Grenville Channel.
      • After the wave comes the trough, where the sea level drops below normal and the water dumped on land pours back to the sea.
      • Deep troughs do precede these monster waves, swallowing ships as they careen into the trough and are entombed by thousands of tons of water from the breaking wave.
      • The diminution of marl seam thicknesses over positive structural elements and the development of phosphatic chalks in localized troughs are two such features.
      • Most of today's estuaries formed because the sea level has slowly risen during the last 18,000 years, drowning river valleys and filling in glacial troughs.
      • While much of the California coast saw breakers in the six to eight-foot range, the faces of the bigger waves at Cortes were well over 35 feet from trough to crest.
      • As she spoke, her giant trimaran was climbing great walls of rolling water and then blasting down into the troughs between waves on her 21st day at sea.
      • If the trough of the tsunami wave reaches the coast first, this causes a phenomenon called drawdown, where it appears that sea level has dropped considerably.
      • In most cases, the crests and troughs of the light waves do not align with each other, and destructive interference causes these waves to cancel each other out.
      • Extrusive igneous activity dominates the northwestern flank of the trough.
      • The bands of brown water are high concentrations of cells which have accumulated in the troughs of internal waves.
      • Our depth sounder, which had read a steady 15 feet the day before, was now vacillating between 10 feet in the troughs and 20 on the crests of the waves.
      • If you wait until you are in the trough of the wave before you throw the blunt you will lose all momentum and will not be able to clean spin out of it without washing off of the wave.
      • The wave's crests and troughs push and pull the thin metal or plastic back and forth.
      • The bow of this collapsing dome of water would become a giant wave, but also, as the landslide continued to move underwater, a series of crests and troughs would soon generate the ‘wave train’ of the tsunami.
      • The captive wave places so much drag on the hull that it cannot climb up the wave's back and move ahead of it; the vessel sinks into the trough between crests.
      • Mature alpine landscapes exhibit many of the ‘classic’ features of glaciation, including troughs, hanging valleys, truncated spurs, and narrow arêtes rising to narrow rock peaks.
      • Even on a smaller ship this can be witnessed by the crew as the Bowpost and Sternposts move out of alignment as the ship ripples forwards over the peaks and troughs of the waves.
      • The trough in the Bouguer anomaly at 1.2 km distance along the profile is located at the head of Lochranza, which is the offshore continuation of the U-shaped glacial valley of Glen Chalmadale.
      • Yet they willingly sail those barges out into the ocean, spending weeks on end slamming down into the troughs of waves and heaving their way up the next crest to do it again.
      • Upward displacements in one area are approximately balanced by downward displacements elsewhere, because Earth is close to incompressible, so the wave troughs are as important as the crests.
      • Now, Hawaiian surf officially is measured by estimating the actual height between the crest and the trough of the breaking waves.
      • Suddenly, lightning lit the sky, revealing that beneath me was a sea of green, with waves and troughs, rises and dips that swayed in the wind like boiling water.
      • Eventually he snatches the trailer from the sea, carefully timed with the trough of the wave.

    • 2.2(on graph, in cycle etc)

      depresión feminine
      • The with-profits version aims to smooth out stock market peaks and troughs by holding back some investment returns in good years to support payouts in bad years.
      • The key is that it helps to balance the peaks and troughs in demand.
      • Historically, we've had smaller peaks and troughs in production and our way of working gives us a lot of flexibility.
      • The plan would involve making 20 short-term posts permanent as well as taking on extra part-time staff to cope with peaks and troughs of demand.
      • The main attraction of with profit bonds - which smooth out the peaks and troughs of an increasingly volatile stockmarket - has always been their inherent stability.
      • A diversity of customers helps business through the peaks and troughs throughout the year.
      • One solution being offered was to ‘annualise’ working hours to average out peaks and troughs in demand.
      • He recalls many peaks and troughs over the years.
      • And many would prefer the hard evidence of historical performance over more than a century of peaks and troughs to any amount of stochastic modelling which attempts to simulate market conditions.
      • By not investing all the funds at once, the peaks and troughs of the stockmarket can be avoided.
      • This has created bigger peaks and troughs in port activity.
      • Our cultural peaks and troughs have followed the celebration or denigration of nature.
      • While water turbine manufacturing was the core business, it was a cyclical operation that experienced peaks and troughs and the firm diversified into other areas, from selling cars to producing can-making machinery.
      • A spokeswoman said there was only an ongoing review of operating requirements in the light of seasonal peaks and troughs in demand for chocolate.
      • One of the best features of this type of product is that with-profits bonds ‘smooth out’ the peaks and troughs of the stock market.
      • The crest of the undulation on the inside of the wall coincides with the trough of the Gaussian vault.
      • The spokesman said: ‘We have seen some acute cases coming into Accident and Emergency, but other than that, there are always peaks and troughs, often for no apparent reason.’
      • We have to run effectively and deal with the peaks and troughs.
      • There are peaks and troughs with any job I suppose; times of year when we don't have time to stop and think, and other times when that's all there is to do.
      • Statistics for the site's usage not only give an insight into mass-market enthusiasms over the year, but also chart fascinating daily peaks and troughs.
      • This paper deals with the development of probability density functions applicable for peaks, troughs and peak-to-trough excursions of a non-Gaussian random process where the response of a non-linear system is represented in the form of Volterra's second-order functional series.
      • Overtime is not about putting your oar in when there's a deadline; it has become part of the structural response of British manufacturing to the peaks and troughs of demand.
      • Settlement troughs both over single and twin tunnels (when symmetric) can often be described by a Gaussian curve.

    • 2.3

      a trough of low pressure una depresión
      • The area west of the trough line lies under the control of the anticyclone away to the west.
      • The afternoon of 2 February 1918 was humid and unsettled in Melbourne, with a slow-moving low pressure trough crossing Victoria.
      • As this trough moves northeast of Nebraska, high pressure will build back into the central United States.
      • A trough is an elongated area of low atmospheric pressure that can occur either at the Earth's surface or at higher altitudes.
      • This enables the cold front and trough of lower pressure to create their own weather patterns with no interference from the settled anticyclonic weather zone.
      • Well, mainly it's going to pick up the pace because of that trough of low pressure, that cold front.
      • The change was due to a rather insignificant cold front and upper trough crossing the western sub-continent and shifting whatever lay ahead of it eastwards.
      • For example, meteorologists use abstract structures such as isobars, pressure troughs, and pressure cells to reason about the underlying pressure data at a higher level of abstraction.
      • The procession of temperate cyclonic vortices continues unabated and their northerly troughs, the cold fronts, progress in tandem.
      • The weather systems responsible for transporting heat and moisture towards Antarctica have their origins in the midlatitudes of the Southern Hemisphere or in the circumpolar trough of low pressure.
      • The increase in precipitation resulted from an upper air trough situated over the Great Basin region of the Rocky Mountains.
      • Each trough of low pressure had an upper air extension.
      • After five days of sunshine at the beginning of the month, the sixth saw overcast skies and rain as the result of a trough of low pressure.
      • The cold front sequence of the past week received a boost as the upper trough introduced moister air, the necessary convergence was amply present and light rain ensued.
      • For instance, a trough can dip down into the tropics to bring high-altitude winds blowing from the West.
      • In the record year of 1923-24 the monsoon trough stayed well north, and the season was notable for its lack of cyclone activity.
      • The trade winds from both hemispheres converge towards the doldrums and a zone of low pressure, the equatorial trough, that girdles the earth.
      • The subtropical highs move from west to east across southern Australia in winter, and further south in summer, usually separated by low pressure troughs or cold fronts.
      • Sometimes you hear television weathermen refer to a negative tilt trough and how it is going to spawn an intense storm.
      • In southwestern Australia, the hottest conditions are normally associated with low pressure troughs that direct east to northeasterly winds from the hot interior.