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lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
Laban {prop} (brother of Rebekah) :: Labán
label {n} /ˈleɪbəl/ (small ticket or sign giving information) :: etiqueta {f}, rótulo {m}
label {n} (company selling records) :: discográfica {f}, sello discográfico {m}
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: etiquetar, rotular
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise) :: rotular, etiquetar
labeling {n} (set of labels) :: etiquetaje {m}, etiquetado {m}
labellum {n} /ləˈbɛl.əm/ :: labelo {m}
labia {n} /leɪbi.ə/ (folds of tissue at opening of vulva) :: labios {m-p}, labios de la vulva {m-p}
labialization {n} (secondary articulatory feature) :: labialización {f}
labia majora {n} (outer folds of vulva) :: labios mayores {m}
labia minora {n} ((anatomy) the two inner folds of skin within the cleft of the labia majora) :: labios menores {m-p}
labile {adj} /ˈleɪbaɪl/ (liable to slip, err, fall or apostatize) :: lábil
labile {adj} (kinetically unstable; rapidly cleaved) :: lábil
labiodental {adj} /ˌleɪbioʊˈdentəl/ (articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth) :: labiodental {m} {f}
labium {n} /ˈleɪbɪəm/ (liplike structure) :: labio {m}, labio de la vulva {m}
laboratory {n} /ˈlæb(ə)ɹəˌtɔɹi/ (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: laboratorio
labored breathing {n} (poor or irregular breathing) :: jadeo {m}
laborer {n} /ˈleɪ.bɚ.ɚ/ (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly) :: trabajador {m}, obrero {m}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort) :: laborioso
labor market {n} (market consisting of workers) :: mercado de trabajo {m}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} /ˈleɪ.bɚ/ (work) :: trabajo
labour {n} (workers) :: campesinos, trabajadores
labour {n} (giving birth) :: parto {m}
labour {v} (to work) :: trabajar
Labrador {prop} /ˈlæb.ɹə.dɔː(ɹ)/ (Mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador) :: Labrador {m}
Labrador {prop} (Mainly historical geographical region) :: Labrador {m}
Labrador {prop} (Dog breed) :: labrador {m} {f}
labyrinth {n} /ˈlæb.ɚ.ɪnθ/ (maze) :: laberinto {m}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthian {adj} (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthine {adj} /læb.əˈɹɪn.θɪn/ (physically resembling a labyrinth) :: laberíntico
labyrinthine {adj} (twisting, convoluted, baffling) :: laberíntico
labyrinthitis {n} (inflammation) :: laberintitis {f}
lac {n} /læk/ (a resinous substance) :: laca {f}
lace {n} /leɪs/ (fabric) :: encaje {m}, blonda {f}
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment) :: (shoelace) cordón {m}, agujeta {f} [Mexican standard usage - Southeastern and Northwestern Mexico usage : cordón], cabete [Central Mexico, Puerto Rico, Southwestern Spain], cinta {f} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Northern Mexico], pasador {m} [Peru], trenza {f} [Venezuela]
lace {v} (add something harmful to) :: envenenar
laceration {n} /læsəˈɹeɪʃən/ (an irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue) :: laceración {f}
Lacerta {prop} (a constellation) :: Lacerta
lachanophobia {n} /ˌlækənəˈfəʊbɪə/ (irrational fear of vegetables) :: lacanofobia {f}
laches {n} /ˈlætʃɪz/ (legal doctrine) :: tardanza {f}, incuria {f}, prescripción negativa {f}
lachrymable {adj} (lamentable) SEE: lamentable ::
lachrymal {adj} (of or relating to tears) SEE: lacrimal ::
lachrymose {adj} /ˈlæk.ɹɪ.moʊs/ (tearful; causing tears) :: lacrimoso, lacrimógeno
lack {n} /læk/ (deficiency, need) :: falta {f}, carencia {f}, penuria {f}
lack {v} (be without, need, require) :: faltar, carecer
lackadaisical {adj} /ˌlækəˈdeɪzɪkəl/ (showing no interest or enthusiasm) :: lánguido
lackey {n} /ˈlæ.ki/ (liveried male servant) :: lacayo {m}
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower) :: lacayo {m}
lacking {adj} /ˈlækɪŋ/ (missing or not having enough of something) :: desprovisto
lackluster {adj} (Having no shine or lustre; dull) :: mate, pálido
lackluster {adj} (Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest) :: mediocre {m} {f}
lackluster {adj} (Having no vitality) :: cansado, aburrido,
Laconia {prop} /ləˈkəʊ.ni.ə/ (region in the southern Peloponnese) :: Laconia {f}
laconic {adj} /ləˈkɑnɪk/ (using as few words as possible) :: lacónico
laconism {n} (brevity in expression) :: laconismo {m}, pauciloquio {m}
laconism {n} (brief expression) :: laconismo {m}
La Coruña {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña ::
lacquer {n} /ˈlæk.ɚ/ (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: barniz {m}, laca {f}
lacquer {n} :: laca {f}
lacquer {v} (to apply a lacquer to something) :: lacar, laquear
lacrimal {adj} (of or relating to tears) :: lacrimal
lacrimal gland {n} (gland which secretes tear fluid) :: glándula lagrimal {f}
lacrimal sac {n} (dilated upper end of the tear duct) :: saco lacrimal {m}
lacrimation {n} (shedding tears) :: lacrimación {f}
lacrosse {n} /ləˈkɹɔs/ (the sport) :: lacrosse, intercross {m}, vilorta {f}
lactase {n} (A β-galactosidase enzyme) :: lactasa {f}
lactic {adj} /ˈlæktɪk/ (of, relating to, or derived from milk) :: láctico, lácteo
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H)) :: ácido láctico {m}
lactometer {n} (device to weight cream) :: lactómetro {m}, galactómetro {m}, lactodensímetro {m}
lactone {n} (cyclic intramolecular ester) :: lactona {f}
lactose {n} /ˈlæk.toʊs/ (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products) :: lactosa {f}
lactose intolerance {n} (inability to metabolize lactose) :: intolerancia a la lactosa {f}
lacuna {n} /ləˈkuː.nə/ (in linguistics) :: vacío léxico {m}, laguna léxica {f}
lacustrine {adj} /ləˈkʌstɹɪn/ (of or relating to lakes) :: lacustre
lad {n} /læd/ (a boy) :: niño {m}, chico {m}, mozo, mozalbete
lad {n} (familiar term of address for a man) :: chico {m}, muchacho {m}, chaval {m}
ladder {n} /ˈladə/ (climbing tool) :: escalera {f}
ladder {n} (length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment) :: carrera {f}
laden {adj} /ˈleɪdən/ (weighed down with a load, burdened) :: cargado
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: señoras y señores, damas y caballeros
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness) :: las mujeres primero
Ladinian {prop} (subdivision of the Triassic period) :: Ladiniense
Ladino {prop} /ləˈdiːnoʊ/ (Romance language) :: ladino {m}, judeoespañol {m}, sefardí {m}, ladina {f}
Ladislaus {prop} (male given name) :: Ladislao {m}
ladle {n} /ˈleɪ.dəl/ (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: cucharón {m}, cazo {m}
ladle {v} (serve with a ladle) :: vertir
lady {n} /ˈleɪdi/ (mistress of a household) :: ama {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority) :: señora {f}, dama {f}
lady {n} (wife of a lord) :: señora {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: señora {f}, dama {f}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: baño de damas {m}
Lady {n} (aristocratic title for a woman) :: Señora
ladybird {n} /ˈleɪ.di.bɝd/ (member of Coccinellidae) :: mariquita {f}, catarinita {f} [Mexico], chinita {f} [Chile], San Antonio {m} [Uruguay], sarantontón {f} [Spain's Canary Islands], vaquita de San Antonio {f} [Argentina]
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-in-waiting {n} (woman who is a servant to a lady) :: dama de compañía {f}
ladyship {n} /ˈleɪ.di.ʃɪp/ (Term of respect) :: La Señora {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
Laertes {prop} /leɪˈɜɹtiːz/ (the father of Odysseus) :: Laertes {m}
lag {n} /læɡ/ ((Internet) bad connection, loss of connection) :: demora {f}, retraso {m}, lag {m}
lag {v} (to fall behind) :: rezagar, retrasar
lagerpetid {n} (dinosauromorph of the family Lagerpetidae) :: lagerpétido {m}
lagniappe {n} /læˈnjæp/ (extra or unexpected gift or benefit) :: añadidura {f}, ñapa {f}, yapa {f}, pilón
La Gomera {prop} (city) :: La Gomera {f}
lagoon {n} /ləˈɡuːn/ (shallow body of water) :: laguna {f}, estero, albufera {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lagrange point {n} (a point in an the orbital configuration) :: punto de Lagrange {m}
lahar {n} /ˈlɑhɑɹ/ (volcanic mudflow) :: lahar {m}
laicize {v} (to convert from church controlled to independent) :: laicizar
laicize {v} (to convert to lay status) :: laicizarse
laid-back {adj} (relaxed and easy-going) :: relajado {m}, despreocupado {m}
lain {v} /leɪn/ (situated horizontally) :: tumbado
lair {n} /lɛəɹ/ (of an animal) :: guarida {f}
lair {n} (of a criminal) :: guarida {f}, escondite {m}
laity {n} /ˈleɪ.ə.ti/ (people of a church who are not ordained) :: laico
lake {n} /leɪk/ (body of water) :: lago {m}
lake {n} (coloring agent) :: laca {f}
Lake District {prop} (Lake District) :: Distrito de los Lagos {m}
Lake Erie {prop} (the lake) :: lago Erie {m}
Lake Huron {prop} (the lake) :: Lago Hurón {m}
Lake Michigan {prop} (one of the five Great Lakes) :: Lago Míchigan {m}
Lake Ontario {prop} (the lake) :: Lago Ontario {m}
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake) :: Lago Superior {m}
Lake Victoria {prop} (African lake) :: Lago Victoria {m}
Lakota {n} /ləˈkoʊtə/ (tribe) :: lakota {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
laksa {n} (a spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia) :: laksa {f}
La Laguna {prop} (city) :: La Laguna
lama {n} /ˈlɑː.mə/ (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: lama {m}
La Mancha {prop} (medieval Iberian kingdom) :: La Mancha {f}
Lamanite {n} (a descendant of Laman) :: lamanita
lamb {n} /læm/ (young sheep) :: cordero {m}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: cordero {m}, carne de cordero {f}
lambda {n} /ˈlæm.də/ (name of the Greek letter) :: lambda {f}
lambdacism {n} (pronunciation of other sounds as l) :: lambdacismo {m}
lambdoid {adj} (shaped like the Greek letter lambda) :: lambdoideo
lambdoid suture {n} (dense, fibrous connective tissue joint on the posterior aspect of the skull) :: sutura lambdoidea {f}
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Cordero de Dios {m}
lame {adj} /leɪm/ (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: cojo, rengo [Argentina, Uruguay]
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: [Mexico] chafa, soso
lame duck {n} (an official who is marking time until leaving their office) :: pato rengo {m}
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lamella {n} /ləˈmɛl.ə/ (thin structure) :: laminilla {f}
lament {n} /ləˈmɛnt/ (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness) :: lamento, lamentación
lament {v} (express grief) :: lamentar
lamentable {adj} /ləˈmɛn.tə.bəl/ (deplorable) :: lamentable
lamentably {adv} (regrettably) SEE: regrettably ::
lamentation {n} /ˌlæm.ɛnˈteɪ.ʃən/ :: lamentación
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Lamentaciones {f-p}
lamia {n} /ˈleɪmɪə/ (monster in mythology) :: lamia
laminar {adj} /ˈlæmɪnə/ (of fluid motion, smooth and regular) :: laminar
laminate {n} /ˈlæmɪneɪt/ (Material formed of thin sheets) :: laminado {m}
laminated {adj} (consisting of many thin layers) :: contrachapado
laminate flooring {n} (synthetic flooring simulating wood) :: laminado {m}, tarima flotante sintética {f}
lamination {n} /ˌlæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ (process) :: laminación {f}
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: quebrantahuesos {m}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} /læmp/ (device producing light) :: lámpara {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: lámpara {f}, candil {m}
lampas {n} (type of luxury fabric) :: lampás {f}
lampoon {n} /læmˈpuːn/ (written satirical attack) :: sátira {f}, libelo {m}, pasquín {m}, vejamen
lamppost {n} (pole that holds up a light) :: farola {f}
lamprey {n} /ˈlæm.pɹi/ (a fish) :: lamprea
lampshade {n} /ˈlæmp.ʃeɪd/ (cover over a lamp) :: pantalla {f}
lance {n} /læns/ (weapon of war) :: lanza {f}
lance {n} ((military) soldier armed with a lance) :: lancero {m}
lance {n} :: lanza {f}
lancet {n} /læn.sɪt/ (surgical instrument) :: lanceta {f}
lancetfish {n} (deep-sea fish) :: lanzón {m}
land {n} /ɫeə̯nd/ (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: tierra {f}
land {n} (country or region) :: patria {f}, país {m}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: aterrizar
land {v} (to arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water) :: aterrar
land {v} (to bring to land) :: aterrizar
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright ::
-land {suffix} /lənd/ (territory, country or region (suffix)) :: -landia {f}
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch) :: tierra a la vista
land bridge {n} (isthmus) :: puente terrestre
land degradation {n} (decline in the overall quality of soil, water or vegeatation) :: degradación del suelo {f}
landfall {n} /ˈlænd.fɑl/ (arrival of a ship at the shore) :: recalada, aterrada {f}
landfall {n} :: tocar tierra
landfill {n} /ˈlænd.fɪl/ (site at which refuse is buried) :: vertedero {m}
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf) :: landgrave {m}
land ho {interj} (land ahoy) SEE: land ahoy ::
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land ::
landing {n} /ˈlændɪŋ/ (coming to earth, as of an airplane) :: aterrizaje {m}
landing {n} (an in-between platform) :: rellano {m}, descansillo {m}
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands) :: muelle {m}
landing gear {n} (undercarriage) :: tren de aterrizaje {m}
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft) :: pista de aterrizaje {f}
landlady {n} /ˈlændˌleɪ.di/ (female landlord) :: arredataria {f}, casera {f}, terrateniente {f} [la]
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable) :: telefonía fija {f}, línea fija {f}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire) :: teléfono fijo {m}
landlocked {adj} /ˈlændlɑkt/ (surrounded by land) :: sin litoral
landlord {n} /ˈlænd.lɔɹd/ (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: arrendador {m}, casero {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landmark {n} /ˈlændmɑɹk/ (recognizable feature) :: hito
landmark {n} (major event) :: sobresaliente
landmass {n} /ˈlænd.mæs/ (large continuous area of land) :: masa de tierra {f}
land mine {n} /ˈlænd.maɪn/ (mine that is placed on land) :: mina terrestre {f}
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: Tierra del Sol Naciente {f}
landowner {n} /ˈlændˌoʊ.nɚ/ (a person who owns land) :: terrateniente {m} {f}
landrace {n} /ˈlændˌɹeɪs/ (local variety of domesticated animal or plant adapted to its environment) :: variedad autóctona {f}, variedad local {f}
landscape {n} /ˈlandskeɪp/ (portion of land or territory) :: paisaje {m}
landscape {n} (mode of printing) :: apaisado {m}, horizontal
landscape gardening {n} (development of gardens) :: paisajismo urbano {m}
landscape genetics {n} (discipline) :: genética del paisaje {f}
landscaping {n} (the act of improving a landscape) :: paisajismo {m}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
landslide {n} /ˈlænd.slaɪd/ (natural disaster) :: corrimiento de tierra {m}, deslave {m} [Latin America], desprendimiento {m}
lane {n} /leɪn/ (passageway) :: camino
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: carril {m}, [Venezuela] canal {m}
lane {n} (division of racetrack) :: calle
lane {n} (course for ships or aircraft) :: carrera {f}
Langhian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch) :: Langhiense
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard ::
language {n} /ˈlæŋɡwɪd͡ʒ/ (body of words used as a form of communication) :: lengua {f}, idioma {m}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (nonverbal communication) :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (particular words used) :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: lenguaje {m}
language assistant {n} (assistant teacher of a foreign language) :: auxiliar de conversación {m-f}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: barrera idiomática {f}
language exchange {n} (language exchange) :: intercambio de idiomas {m}, tandem {m}
language family {n} (set of languages) :: familia lingüística {f}
language isolate {n} (natural language without relatives) :: lengua aislada {f}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange ::
langued {adj} (having the tongue visible) :: lampasado
languid {adj} /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪd/ (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength) :: lánguido
languish {v} /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (to lose strength and become weak) :: atrofiar, marchitar, decaer
languish {v} (to pine away with longing) :: languidecer
languish {v} (to live in miserable conditions) :: sufrir, desperecer, ir tirando
languish {v} (to be neglected, to make little progress) :: periclitar, debilitarse, estancarse, atascarse, enredarse
languor {n} /ˈlæŋɡəɹ/ (a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling) :: languidez {f}, languor {m}
languorous {adj} (lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality; languid, lackadaisical) :: langido {m}
La Niña {n} /lɑːˈniːnjə/ (temperature anomaly) :: La Niña {f}
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
lank {adj} /læŋk/ (slender and thin) :: delgado, flaco
lanky {adj} /ˈlæŋk.i/ (tall, slim) :: larguirucho {m}
lanolin {n} (greasy yellow substance) :: lanolina {f}
lansquenet {n} /ˌlænskəˈnɛt/ (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) :: lansquenete {m}
lantern {n} /ˈlæn.tɚn/ (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: farol {m}
lantern {n} (a smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one) :: linterna {f}
lantern {n} (Aristotle's lantern) SEE: Aristotle's lantern ::
lanthanum {n} /ˈlænθənəm/ (metallic element) :: lantano {m}
lanyard {n} /ˈlæn.jɚd/ (a cord with a hook; once used to fire artillery) :: dragona {f}
Lao {n} /laʊ/ (person) :: laosiano {m}, laosiana {f}, lao {p}
Lao {n} (language) :: lao
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laosiano, de Laos
Laocoön {prop} /leɪˈɒkɵ.ɒn/ (Trojan or Argonaut) :: Laocoonte
Laos {prop} /ˈlaʊ(s)/ (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} /leɪˈoʊʃən/ (language) :: lao
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: laosiano, de Laos
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism) :: Lao-Tsé {m}, Laozi {m}, Laocio {m}
lap {n} /læp/ (edge; border; hem) :: dobladillo {m}
lap {n} (part that lies on the knees or thighs when one sits down) :: regazo {m}
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person) :: regazo {m}
lap {n} :: regazo {m}
lap {n} (sports: one circuit around a race track) :: vuelta {f}
La Pampa {prop} (province) :: La Pampa
laparoscopic {adj} (relating to laparoscopy) :: laparoscópico
laparoscopy {n} /lapəˈɹɒskəpi/ (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity) :: laparoscopia {f}
laparotomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: laparotomía {f}
La Paz {prop} /lɑːˈpæz/ (capital of Bolivia) :: La Paz {f}
lap dog {n} /ˈlæpdɒɡ/ (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap) :: perro faldero {m}
lapel {n} /ləˈpɛl/ (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit) :: solapa {f}
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: lapidación {f}
lapis lazuli {n} /ˌlapɪs ˈlazjʊlaɪ/ (precious blue stone) :: lapislázuli {m}
Laplace distribution {n} (probability distribution) :: distribución de Laplace
Laplace operator {n} (mathematics, physics: differential operator used in modeling of wave propagation, heat flow and many other applications) :: operador de Laplace {m}, laplaciano {m}
Laplacian {n} (Laplace operator) SEE: Laplace operator ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia) :: Laponia
lappet moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar ::
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland ::
La Pérouse Strait {prop} (strait) :: estrecho de La Pérouse {m}
lapse {n} /læps/ (a temporary failure; a slip) :: lapso, desliz {m}
lapse {n} (a termination of a right, etc, through disuse or neglect.) :: prescripción {f}
lapsus linguae {n} /ˌlæpsəs ˈlɪŋɡwiː/ (An inadvertent remark) :: lapsus línguae
laptop {n} /ˈlæp.tɑp/ (computing: a laptop computer) :: portátil {m}, computador portátil {m}, computadora portátil {f}, ordenador portátil {m}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
lapwing {n} /ˈlæpwɪŋ/ (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: avefría {f}, queltehue, tero
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larceny {n} /ˈlɑɹ.sə.ni/ (law: unlawful taking of personal property) :: hurto {m}, latrocinio {m}
larch {n} /ˈlɑɹtʃ/ (a coniferous tree) :: alerce {m}
larch {n} (the wood of the larch) :: alerce {m}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} /lɑɹd/ (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: manteca
lard {v} (to stuff with bacon or pork) :: mechar
larder {n} /ˈlɑɹ.dɚ/ (cool room used as food storage) :: despensa {f}, alacena
large {adj} /ˈlɑːd͡ʒ/ (of greater size, see also: big) :: grande
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: intestino grueso {m}
largely {adv} /ˈlɑɹdʒ.li]/ (for the most part) :: mayormente
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent) :: a gran escala
large-scale {adj} :: a gran escala, en gran escala
largess {n} /lɑɹˈdʒɛs/ (generosity in the giving of gifts or money) :: largueza {f}
large-tailed antshrike {n} (a passerine of the antbird family) :: bataré pintado
La Rioja {prop} (autonomous community) :: La Rioja
lark {n} /lɑːk/ (bird) :: alondra {f}
lark {n} (one who wakes early) :: madrugador {m}
larkspur {n} (Delphinium) :: espuela de caballero {f}
Larnaca {prop} (city) :: Lárnaca {f}
larva {n} /ˈlɑɹ.və/ (a stage of growth) :: larva {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: larva {f}
larval {adj} /ˈlɑɹvəl/ (of or relating to a larva or larvae, being a larva, larval-like, undeveloped) :: larvario
laryngeal {adj} /ləˈɹɪn.dʒi.əl/ (of or pertaining to larynx) :: laringeo
laryngitis {n} /læɹɪnˈdʒajɾɪs/ (inflammation of the larynx) :: laringite
laryngological {adj} (of or pertaining to laryngology) :: laringológico
laryngologist {n} (a person who studies or specializes in laryngology) :: laringólogo {m}, laringóloga {f}
laryngology {n} (branch of physiology) :: laringología {f}
larynx {n} /ˈlæ.ɹɪŋks/ (the organ) :: laringe {f}
lasagna {n} /ləˈzɑ.njə/ (baked dish) :: lasaña {f}
lascivious {adj} /ləˈsɪvɪəs/ (wanton) :: lascivo
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious) :: lascivia {f}
laser {n} /ˈleɪzɚ/ (device producing beam of light) :: láser {m}
laser {n} (laser beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: rayo láser {m}
laser printer {n} (computer printer) :: impresora láser {f}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
lash {n} /læʃ/ (stroke with a whip) :: látigo {m}, zurriagazo {m}, latigazo {m}
lash out {v} (To make a fierce verbal attack) :: vituperar
lass {n} /læs/ (a young woman or girl) :: chica, chiquita, [child] niña, muchacha, señorita
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart ::
lassitude {n} /ˈlæsɪˌtjuːd/ (lethargy) :: lasitud
lasso {n} /ˈlæs.oʊ/ (a long rope with a sliding loop) :: lazo
lasso {v} (to catch with a lasso) :: lacear, lazar
last {adj} /lɑːst/ (final) :: último
last {adj} (most recent) :: último
last {adj} (least preferable) :: último
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: durar
last {v} (to hold out) :: durar, aguantar
last {n} (tool) :: horma {f}
lastborn {n} (youngest child of a family) :: ultimogénito
lastborn {adj} (born last in a family) :: ultimogénito
last but not least {adv} /ˈlæst bʌt nɑt ˈlist/ (An expression to start the last item of a list) :: por último, pero no menos importante
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
lasting {adj} (persisting for an extended period of time) :: duradero
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day) :: Juicio Final {m}
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: ayer por la noche, anoche
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: anoche, ayer por la noche
last quarter {n} (the waning lunar phase halfway between full moon and new moon) :: cuarto menguante {m}
last resort {n} (The only remaining option) :: ultima esperanza, unica forma, último recurso {m}, última instancia {f}
last rites {n} (Catholic sacrament) :: extremaunción {f}
last straw {n} (small additional burden) :: la gota que colma el vaso {f}, acabose
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples) :: Última Cena {f}
last year {adv} (year before this one) :: el año pasado
latch {n} /lætʃ/ (fastening for a door) :: cerrojo {m}, pestillo {m}
latch {n} :: picaporte
latchkey kid {n} (schoolchild) :: niño llavero {m}
late {adj} /leɪt/ (near the end of a period of time) :: tarde
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: atrasado
late {adj} (euphemism for dead) :: difunto
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: tarde
lateen {n} /lætˈin/ (sail) :: vela latina {f}
Late Latin {prop} (form of the Latin language) :: bajo latín {m}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
Late Middle Ages {prop} (Translations) :: Baja Edad Media
latent {adj} /ˈleɪ.tənt/ (existing or present but concealed or inactive) :: latente
latent heat {n} (heat that is released or absorbed accompanying a change of state or of phase) :: calor latente {m}
later {adv} /ˈleɪtɚ/ (more late) :: más tarde
later {adv} (afterward in time) :: más tarde, después
later {adv} (at some unspecified time in the future) :: posteriormente
later {adj} (more late) :: más tarde
later {adj} (coming afterward in time) :: posterior
later {adj} (at some time in the future) :: posterior
later {interj} (see you later) :: hasta luego
lateral {adj} /ˈlæt.ɚ.əl/ (of or pertaining to the side) :: lateral
lateral {adj} (pertaining to the left or right of the body) :: lateral
laterally {adv} (done in a lateral manner) :: lateralmente
lateral rectus {n} (muscle) :: recto lateral {m}, músculo recto lateral {m}
lateral thinking {n} (lateral thinking) :: pensamiento lateral {m}
later on {adv} :: más adelante, más tarde
laters {interj} (slang expression used at parting) :: ahí nos vidrios [slang, Mexico]
latest {adj} /ˈleɪt.ɪst/ (most recent) :: último
latex {n} /ˈleɪˌtɛks/ (milky sap) :: látex {m}
lath {n} /læθ/ :: listón {m}
lathe {n} /leɪð/ (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: torno {m}
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe) :: tornear, mandrilar
lather {n} /ˈlæðɚ/ (foam of soap and water) :: espuma de jabón {f}
lather {v} (to cover with lather) :: enjabonar
Latin {adj} /ˈlæt.n/ (of the language) :: latín
Latin {adj} (of the script) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: romano
Latin {adj} (of Latium) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: romano, latino {m}, latina {f}, latinos {m-p}, latinas {f-p}
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: latino, latinoamericano {m}, latinoamericana {f}, latinoamericanos {m-p}, latinoamericanas {f-p}
Latin {n} (language of the ancient Romans) :: latín
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: romano {m}
Latin {n} (person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin) :: latino {m}
Latin {n} :: latino {m}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: alfabeto latino {m}
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese) :: Latinoamérica {f}, América Latina {f}
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America) :: latinoamericano {m}, latinoamericana {f}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America) :: latinoamericano
Latin Church {prop} (one of the particular churches) :: Iglesia latina {f}
Latinity {n} (essence of being Latin) :: latinidad {f}
Latinization {n} /ˈlætɪn.aɪˌzeɪ.ʃʌn/ (act or process of Latinizing) :: latinización {f}
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize ::
Latino {n} /ləˈtinoʊ/ (person from Latin America) :: latinoamericano {m}
Latino-Faliscan {adj} (Relating to the Latin and Faliscan tongues) :: latino-falisco
Latino-Faliscan {prop} (An Italic language family.) :: latino-falisco
latissimus dorsi {n} (muscle) :: dorsal ancho {m}
latitude {n} /ˈlæt.ɪ.tud/ (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: latitud {f}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: latitud {f}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions) :: holgura {f}
latitudinarian {adj} /lædɪtuːdəˈnɛɹi.ən/ (tolerant, especially of other people's religious views) :: laxista {f}
latitudinarian {n} (a person who is tolerant) :: latitudinario {m}
latitudinarianism {n} /lædɪtuːdəˈnɛɹi.ənɪzəm/ (tolerance of other people's views) :: latitudinarianismo {m}
Latium {prop} /ˈleɪ.ʃi.əm/ (region of central Italy) :: Lacio {m}
latrine {n} /ləˈtɹiːn/ (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse) :: letrina {f}, retrete {m}
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
-latry {suffix} /-lətɹi/ (forms a noun meaning worship of stemmed noun) :: -latría {f}
latte {n} /ˈlɑ.teɪ/ (caffè latte) :: latte {m}
latte art {n} (art) :: arte del latte {f}, arte del café con leche {f}
latter {adj} /ˈlæt̬.əɹ/ (relating to or being the second of two items) :: segundo {m}, éste {m}, ésta {f}
latter {adj} (near (or nearer) to the end) :: último {m}, este último {m}, esta última {f}
latter {adj} (close (or closer) to the present time) :: último
latter-day {adj} (modern, recent) SEE: modern ::
Latter-day Saint {n} (member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) :: Santo de los Últimos Días {m}, Santa de los Últimos Días {f}
lattice {n} /ˈlæt.ɪs/ (flat panel constructed with strips of wood or other material) :: celosía {f}
lattice {n} (regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points) :: trama, cuadrícula
lattice {n} (partially ordered set) :: retículo {m}
lattice {n} :: celosía {f}, rejilla {f}, [1] enrejado {m}, reticulado {m}, latis {m}, [2] enrejado {m}
Latvia {prop} /ˈlæt.vi.ə/ (country) :: Letonia {f}
Latvian {adj} /ˈlætvi.ən/ (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: letón
Latvian {n} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: letón {m}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: letón {m}, letona {f}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: República Socialista Soviética de Letonia
laud {v} /lɔd/ (to praise, to glorify) :: loar
laudable {adj} /lɔːdəbl/ (worthy of being lauded) :: loable, laudable
laudableness {n} /ˈlɔːdəbəlnɪs/ (quality of being laudable) :: laudabilidad {f}
laudably {adv} /ˈlɔː.dɪb.li/ (in a laudable manner) :: loablemente
laudanum {n} (the tincture of opium once widely used) :: láudano {m}
laudation {n} /lɔːˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (act of lauding) :: loa {f}
laugh {n} /læf/ (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: risa {f}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: reír
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule) :: reírse de
laughable {adj} /ˈlæfəbl̩/ (fitted to exite laughter) :: risible, ridículo
laughing-eyed {adj} (Having eyes that reflect happiness) :: ojialegre
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae) :: cucaburra común {f}
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule) :: hazmerreír {m}
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously) :: desternillarse de risa, reírse a mandíbula batiente
laughter {n} /ˈlæftɚ/ (sound (as) of laughing) :: risa
laughter {n} :: risa {f}
laughter is the best medicine {proverb} (Translations) :: la risa es la mejor medicina
launch {v} /lɔnt͡ʃ/ (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force) :: lanzar
launch {v} (strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce) :: lancear
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water) :: botar
launch {v} :: lanzar
launch {n} (act of launching) :: lanzamiento {m}
launch {n} (An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, etc.) :: lancha {f}
launch pad {n} /ˈlɑntʃ.pæd/ (launch pad) :: plataforma de lanzamiento {f}
launchpad {n} (launch pad) SEE: launch pad ::
launder {v} /ˈlɔndɚ/ (to wash and iron) :: lavar, hacer la colada la colada
launderer {n} (one who engages in the business of laundering) :: blanqueador {m}
launderette {n} /lɔndəˈɹɛt/ (place with facilities for washing that public may use) :: lavandería {f}
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering) :: lavandera {f}
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette ::
laundry {n} /ˈlɔːn.dɹi/ (laundering; washing) :: colada {f}, lavado {m}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: lavandería {f}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: ropa sucia {f}, colada {f}
laundryman {n} (man in the business of laundering) :: lavandero {m}
Laura {prop} /ˈlɔɹə/ (female given name) :: Laura
laureate {adj} /ˈlɔɹ.i.ət/ (one crowned with laurel) :: laureado, galardonado, ganador {m}
laureate {n} (one crowned with laurel) :: laureado, galardonado
laureate {v} (one crowned with laurel) :: laurear, galardonar
laurel {n} /ˈlɔɹ.əl/ (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus) :: laurel {m}
laurel {n} (crown of laurel) :: corona de laurel {f}
Laurel {n} (16–17-year-old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church) :: laurel {f}
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Lorenzo
Lausanne {prop} /loʊˈzæn/ (city) :: Lausana {f}
lav {n} (non-offensive slang for a lavatory) :: retrete {m}
lava {n} /ˈlɑːvə/ (molten rock) :: lava {f}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma ::
lava dome {n} (Circular mound shaped bulge built up from lava) :: domo de lava {m}, domo tapón {m}
lavash {n} /ləˈvɑːʃ/ (a soft, thin flatbread) :: lavash {m}
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} /ˈlæv.ən.dɚ/ (plant) :: lavanda, espliego, cantueso, alhucema
lavender {n} (colour) :: lavanda
lavish {adj} /ˈlævɪʃ/ (profuse) :: generoso, pródigo, dadivoso, derrochador, exuberante
lavish {adj} (excessive) :: excesivo, incontrolado, superabundante, sobrado
lavish {v} (to expend or bestow with profusion) :: derrochar, despilfarrar
law {n} /lɔ/ (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: ley {f}, derecho {m}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: ley {f}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: ley {f}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: ley {f}
law-abiding {adj} (obeying the laws) :: obediente de la ley, respetuoso de la ley
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions) :: orden público {m}
law firm {n} (business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law) :: firma de abogados {f}
lawless {adj} (not governed by the law) :: ilegal {m} {f}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} /lɔn/ (open space between woods) :: claro {m}
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: césped {m}, grama {f} [Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela], pasto {m} [Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay], zacate {m} [Costa Rica, Mexico]
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} /ˈlɔːn.məʊ.ə/ (a device to cut grass) :: cortacésped {f}, cortahierba, cortapasto, cortador de césped {m}, cortador de hierba {m}, cortador de pasto {m}, podadora {f}
law of conservation of energy {n} (total energy remains constant) :: ley de la conservación de la energía {f}
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law ::
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} /ləˈɹɛnsiəm/ (chemical element) :: lawrencio {m}, laurencio {m}
law school {n} (institution) :: facultad de derecho {f}
lawsuit {n} /ˈlɔˌs(j)ut/ (case where a court is needed to resolve differences) :: proceso judicial {m}, proceso {m}, pleito {m}, litigio {m}, acción {f}
lawyer {n} /ˈlɔɪ.ɚ/ (professional person authorized to practice law) :: abogado {m}, abogada {f}, notario {m}
lax {adj} /læks/ (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation) :: laxo
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut) :: flojo, suelto
laxative {adj} /ˈlæk.sə.tɪv/ (causing movement of the bowels) :: laxante
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect) :: laxante {m}
lay {v} /leɪ/ (to place something down in a position of rest) :: acostar
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.) :: poner
lay {v} (to install certain building materials) :: poner
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: poner
lay {v} (to have sex with) :: acostarse, tirar, yacer
lay {adj} (non-professional) :: lego, profano
lay {adj} (not being a member of an organized institution) :: laico
lay {adj} (non-clergy) :: laico
layabout {n} /ˈleɪəˌbaʊt/ (lazy person) :: holgazán {m}
lay an egg {v} (to produce an egg) :: poner un huevo
lay-by {n} /ˈleɪ.baɪ/ (road-side rest area) :: área de aparcamiento, área de estacionamiento {p}
lay down {v} (to surrender or yield (a weapon) by placing it on the ground) :: soltar
lay down {v} (to specify or establish (rules)) :: poner, establecer
lay down {v} (to lie down for rest) :: acostarse
layer {n} /ˈleɪ.ɚ/ (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: capa {f}
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs) :: gallina ponedora {f}, ponedora {f}
layer {n} (shoot of a plant) :: hijuelo {m}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
laying hen {n} (hen raised for egg production) :: gallina ponedora {f}
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric) :: laico {m}, lego {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field) :: profano {m}, lego {m}, aficionado {m}
layoff {n} (dismissal of employees) :: despido
lay out {v} (to arrange in a certain way) :: ordenar, organizar
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items) :: diseño {m}, esquema {m}, estructura {f}
layout {n} (process of arranging media content for publishing) :: maqueta {f}
layout {n} (map or a drawing of a construction site) :: replanteo {m}, plano de replanteo {m}
layover {n} (pause in a journey) :: escala {f}, parada en el camino {f}
layperson {n} (one who is not a cleric) :: lego {m}, laico
lay something at the feet of {v} (to assign responsibility for (something) to (someone)) :: responsabilizar
lay waste {v} (to completely destroy) :: devastar
Lazarus {prop} /ˈlæzəɹəs/ (New Testament characters) :: Lázaro {m}
Lazarus {prop} (male given name) :: Lázaro
laze {v} /leɪz/ (be lazy, waste time) :: holgazanear, estar a la bartola
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: pereza {f}, desidia {f}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Lacio {m}
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} /ˈleɪzi/ (unwilling to work) :: perezoso, flojo, locho, haragán, vago
lazy ass {n} /ˈleɪ̯.zi.æs]/ ((vulgar, slang) lazy person) :: huevón [Mexico]
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: holgazán {m}
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia ::
LCD {n} (liquid crystal display) :: LCD {m}
LDS {n} (Mormon church) :: SUD
leach {v} /liːtʃ/ (to purge a soluble matter out of something) :: lixiviar
lead {n} /lɛd/ (chemical element) :: plomo {m}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water) :: sonda {f}, escandallo {m}
lead {n} (separator line in print) :: regleta {f}, interlínea {f}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool) :: mina {f}
lead {n} (bullets) :: balas {m}
lead {v} /liːd/ (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: guiar, llevar, ducir
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course) :: conducir, llevar
lead {v} (go or be in advance of; precede) :: liderar
lead {v} (guide or conduct oneself) :: llevar
lead {v} (begin a game of cards or dominoes) :: partir, comenzar
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others) :: liderar, ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game) :: liderar, ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {v} (intransitive: be more advanced) :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: to go first) :: ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {n} (precedence; advance position) :: ventaja {f}
leaden {adj} /ˈlɛdən/ (made of lead) :: plúmbeo, plomizo
leaden {adj} (pertaining to or resembling lead) :: plúmbeo, plomizo
leaden {adj} (dull) :: plomizo, plúmbeo
leader {n} /ˈlidɚ/ (one having authority) :: líder {m} {f}, dirigente {m}, jefe {m}, caudillo {m}
leaderless {adj} (without a person providing direction) :: acéfalo {m}, descabezado {m}
leadership {n} (capacity to lead) :: liderazgo
leadership {n} :: liderazgo {m}, caudillaje {m}
lead guitar {n} (electric guitar that plays soloistically) :: guitarra solista {f}
leading {adj} (providing guidance) :: principal
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal ::
lead oxide {n} (yellow oxide of lead) :: óxido de plomo {m}
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism ::
leaf {n} /liːf/ (part of a plant) :: hoja {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin) :: hoja
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: hoja {f}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table) :: tablero {m}
leaf {n} (moveable panel of a bridge or door) :: hoja, [of a bridge] tablero móvil {m}
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants) :: hoja
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf ::
leaf blower {n} (motorised garden tool) :: soplador de hojas {m}
leaf-cutter ant {n} (type of ant) :: hormiga arriera {f}, hormiga cortadora {f}, [Colombian Llanos, Venezuela] bachaco {m}, [Cuba] bibijagua {f}, [Central Mexico] chancharra {m}, [Mexico] chicatana {m}, [Peru] coqui {m}, [Eastern Central Colombia] hormiga culona {f}, [Northwestern Mexico] mochomo {m}, [Southern Mexico] nucú {m}, [Bolivia] tujo {m}, [Costa Rica] zompopa {f}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Southern Mexico] zompopo {f}
leaflet {n} /ˈliːflɪt/ (component of a compound leaf) :: folíolo {m}
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information) :: folleto {m}, panfleto
leafstalk {n} (stalk that supports a leaf) SEE: petiole ::
leaf-storm {n} (a wind-driven burst of dead leaves) :: hojarasca {f}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: hojear
leafy {adj} /ˈliːfi/ (covered with leaves) :: frondoso
leafy {adj} (containing much foliage) :: frondoso
leafy {adj} (in the form of leaves (of some material)) :: foliáceo
league {n} /liːɡ/ (a group or association of cooperating members) :: alianza {f}, liga {f}
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: liga {f}
league {v} (to form an association) :: asociarse
league {n} (distance) :: legua {f}
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Sociedad de Naciones {f}
league table {n} (tabular display of teams) :: clasificación [Spain], (tabla de) posiciones [Latin America]
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban) :: Lea, Lía
leak {n} /liːk/ (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape) :: gotera, agujero, rotura {f}, vía {f}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid) :: pérdida {f}
leak {n} (divulgation, or disclosure, of information) :: filtración {f}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter) :: filtrar
leak {v} (to reveal secret information) :: filtrar
lean {v} /liːn/ (to incline) :: inclinar
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: declinarse
lean {v} (to rest or rely upon for support) :: apoyarse
lean {v} (to press against) :: apoyarse, arrimar, reclinar
lean {adj} (being slim, not fleshy) :: delgado, esbelto
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat) :: magro
lean {adj} (having little extra or little to spare) :: estrecho, ajustado
lean {adj} (having a low proportion of a desired substance) :: delgado, sobreoxigenado
Leander {prop} (Greek lover of Hero) :: Leandro
Leander {prop} (male given name) :: Leandro
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: Torre inclinada de Pisa {f}
leap {v} /liːp/ (to jump) :: saltar
leap {n} (the act of leaping) :: salto {m}
leap {n} (intercalary) :: bisiesto
leap day {n} /liːp deɪ/ (extra day in a leap year) :: día bisiesto {m}
leapfrog {n} /ˈliːpfɹɒɡ/ (game) :: correcalles, pídola [Castillian]
leap of faith {n} (act of believing in something despite proof) :: salto de fe {m}
leap second {n} (second of time added to the year occasionally to compensate for variation in the rate of Earth's rotation) :: segundo intercalar {m}
leap to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind ::
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: bisiesto {m}, año bisiesto {m}
learn {v} /lɜːn/ (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: aprender
learn {v} (to attend educational activity) :: aprender
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience) :: aprender
learn {v} (to improve) :: aprender
learn {v} (to be studying) :: estudiar
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out) :: aprender, enterarse
learned {adj} /ˈlɝnɪd/ (having much learning) :: erudito {m}, leído {m}
learned borrowing {n} (word borrowed from a classical language into a modern language) :: cultismo {m}
learner {n} /ˈlɜɹnəɹ/ (one that is learning) :: aprendiz {m} {f}
learning {n} /ˈlɝnɪŋ/ (action of the verb) :: aprendizaje
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge) :: conocimiento {m}
learning curve {n} (visualization of learning as a function of experience) :: curva de aprendizaje {f}
learning difference {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning difficulty {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner) :: dificultades de aprendizaje {f-p}
learningless {adj} (uneducated) SEE: uneducated ::
lease {n} /liːs/ (contract granting use or occupation of property) :: contrato de arrendamiento {m}
leash {n} /liːʃ/ (long cord for dogs) :: correa {f}
least {determiner} /liːst/ (the smallest amount of) :: mínimo
least {adv} (in the smallest degree) :: menos
least common multiple {n} ((number theory)) :: mínimo común múltiplo {m}
least weasel {n} /ˈliːstˈwizəl/ (Mustela nivalis) :: mostela {f}
leather {n} /ˈlɛðə/ (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: cuero {m}
leatherette {n} /ˌlɛðəˈɹɛt/ (a type of fabric) :: escay
leave {v} /liːv/ (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: dejar
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death) :: dejar, legar
leave {v} (To give (something) to someone; to deliver (something) to a repository; to deposit) :: depositar, dejar
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: salir de, dejar
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive)) :: partir, irse, salir
leave {v} :: quedar, sobrar
leave {n} (permission to be absent) :: permiso {m}
leave {n} (absence from work) :: permiso {m}
leave {n} (departure) :: despedida {f}
leave alone {v} (to stop bothering) :: dejar en paz
leave home {v} (stop living with one's parents) :: irse de casa
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: déjame en paz, déjeme en paz
leaven {n} /ˈlɛv.ən/ (any agent used to make dough rise) :: levadura {f}, polvos de hornear {m-p}
leaven {v} (to add leavening) :: leudar
leaven {v} (to cause to rise by fermentation) :: leudar
leave nothing to the imagination {v} (to cover or hide very little or nothing) :: dejar nada para la imaginación
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
leave someone holding the bag {v} (leave somebody holding the responsibility or blame) :: echar el muerto
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation) :: dejar con los crespos hechos, dejar plantado, dejar en la estacada
Lebanese {n} /lɛ.bəˈniːz/ (A person from Lebanon) :: libanés
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language) :: libanés
Lebanon {prop} /ˈlɛbənən/ (Lebanese Republic) :: el Líbano {m}
Lecco {prop} (town) :: Lecco
lecherous {adj} /ˈlɛtʃəɹəs/ (given to a lustful craving of sexual activities) :: libidinoso {m}
lechery {n} /ˈlɛtʃ.əɹ.i/ (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity) :: lujuria {f}
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service) :: atril {m}
lectern {n} :: facistol {m}
lecture {n} /ˈlɛk.t͡ʃɚ/ (a spoken lesson) :: conferencia {f} (talk), [colloquial] charla {f} (talk), clase {f} (educational lecture)
lecture hall {n} (lecture theatre) SEE: lecture theatre ::
lecturer {n} /ˈlɛktʃəɹɚ/ (person who gives lectures) :: docente {m}
lecturer {n} (member of university or college) :: docente {m} {f}
lecture theatre {n} (room in a university with many seats and a pitched floor) :: auditorio {m}, salón de actos {m}
LED {n} /ɛl.iː.ˈdiː/ (light-emitting diode) :: diodo luminoso {m}, led {m}
ledge {n} /lɛdʒ/ (shelf) :: repisa {f}
ledger {n} /ˈlɛdʒə/ (book for keeping notes) :: registro {m}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries) :: libro de contabilidad {m}, libro mayor {m}
ledger line {n} (notation to inscribe notes outside the musical staffs) :: línea adicional {f}
leech {n} /liːtʃ/ (annelid) :: sanguijuela {f}, sanguja {f}, hirudíneo {m}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
leek {n} /liːk/ (vegetable) :: puerro {m}, porro {m}, poro {m}
leery {adj} /ˈlɪə.ɹi/ (Cautious, hesitant, or nervous about something; having reservations or concerns) :: desconfiado, cauteloso
lees {n} :: heces {f-p}, hez {f} [rare]
leeward {adj} /ˈliːwɜ(ɹ)d/ (Downwind) :: sotavento
leeway {n} /ˈliːˌweɪ]/ (drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction) :: deriva {f}
leeway {n} (degree or amount of freedom or flexibility) :: libertad {f}, espacio {m}, margen {m}, tolerancia {f}
Lefkosia {prop} (capital of Northern Cyprus) :: Lefkosia
left {adj} /lɛft/ (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: izquierdo, izquierda
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left) :: de izquierda, liberal
left {adv} (on the left side) :: a la izquierda
left {adv} (towards the left side) :: a la izquierda
left {n} (the left side) :: izquierda {f}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: izquierda {f}
left {v} (remaining) :: sobrado {m}, sobras {f}
left and right {adv} (all over the place) :: a diestro y siniestro
left bank {n} (bank to the left when facing downstream) :: margen izquierda {f}
left-click {v} (to press the left button on a mouse) :: clicar el botón izquierdo, cliquear el botón izquierdo
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: zurdo
left-handedness {n} (state of being left-handed) :: zurdera {f}
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed) :: zurdo {m}, zurda {f}
left identity {n} (element that produces an identity mapping when applied on the left) :: elemento neutro por la izquierda
leftism {n} :: izquierdismo {m}
leftist {n} /ˈlɛftɪst/ (a person who holds views associated with the political left) :: izquierdista {m} {f}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left) :: izquierdista {m} {f}
left-luggage office {n} (place where luggage may be left) :: consigna {f}
leftover {n} (something left behind) :: sobra {f}
leftovers {n} (food remaining after a meal) :: sobras {f-p}
left-wing {adj} (supporting political change) :: izquierdista, de izquierdas {m} {f}
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander ::
leg {n} /lɛɡ/ (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: pierna {f}, pata {f} [animal]
leg {n} (stage of journey) :: etapa {f}
leg {n} (side in a triangle) :: cateto {m}
leg {n} (supporting protrusion of an inanimate object) :: pata {f}
legacy {n} /ˈlɛɡəsi/ (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: legado {m}
legacy {n} (something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage) :: legado {m}
legal {adj} /ˈliɡəl/ (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: legal, jurídico {m}
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: legal
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: legal
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority ::
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person ::
legalise {v} /ˈliːɡəlaɪz/ (make legal) :: legalizar
legality {n} (lawfulness) :: legalidad {f}
legalization {n} (process of making something legal) :: legalización {f}
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise ::
legally {adv} /ˈliːɡəli/ (as permitted by law) :: legalmente
legally binding {adj} ((legal) enforceable by law) :: vinculante {m} {f}
legal person {n} (organization or group of people) :: entidad jurídica {f}
legal positivism {n} (legal school of thought in jurisprudence) :: iuspositivismo {m}, positivismo jurídico {m}
legal studies {n} (study of theories and philosophies related to law) SEE: jurisprudence ::
legal tender {n} (currency that cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt) :: moneda legal {f}, moneda de curso legal {f}
Leganés {prop} (province) :: Leganés
legatee {n} (one who receives a legacy) :: legatario
legato {n} /ləˈɡɑ.toʊ/ (slur curve) :: ligado {m}
legend {n} /ˈlɛdʒ.ənd/ (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: leyenda {f}
legend {n} (any person of extraordinary accomplishment) :: leyenda {f}
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map) :: referencias {f-p}, leyenda {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend) :: legendario
legerdemain {n} /ˈlɛdʒ.əɹ.dəˌmeɪn/ (sleight of hand) :: escamoteo {m}, prestidigitación {f}
legible {adj} /ˈlɛd͡ʒəbl/ (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting) :: legible
legion {n} /ˈliːdʒən/ (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: legión {f}
legionary {n} (member of a legion) :: legionario {m}
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary ::
legislate {v} /ˈlɛdʒɪsˌleɪt/ (pass laws) :: legislar
legislation {n} /ˌlɛd͡ʒɪsˈleɪʃən/ (the act of legislating) :: legislación {f}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: legislación {f}
legislative {adj} /ˈlɛ.dʒɪˌsleɪ.tɪv/ (having the power to make laws) :: legislativo
legislative body {n} (A political institution which holds the legislative power in a state) :: cuerpo legislativo {m}
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: legislador {m}
legislature {n} /ˈlɛdʒɪsleɪtʃɚ/ (governmental body) :: legislatura {f}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity) :: legitimidad {f}
legitimately {adv} (in a legitimate manner) :: legítimamente
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate) :: legitimar
legman {n} (errand boy) SEE: errand boy ::
Lego {n} /ˈlɛɡoʊ/ (toy brick) :: lego {m}
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} /lɪˈɡjuːm/ (fruit or seed of leguminous plants) :: legumbre {f}
leguminous {adj} (resembling a legume) :: leguminoso
Leiden {prop} /ˈleɪdən/ (city in South Holland) :: Leiden {f}
leishmaniasis {n} /liːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/ (pathology) :: leishmaniasis {f}
leisure {n} /ˈlɛʒə(ɹ)/ (freedom provided) :: ocio {m}
leisure {n} (time free) :: ocio {m}, tiempo libre {m}
leitmotif {n} /ˈleɪt.moʊˌtif/ (melodic theme in an opera) :: leitmotiv {m}
leitmotif {n} (recurring theme) :: leitmotiv {m}
lemandarin {n} (Citrus × limonia) :: limón mandarina
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} /ˈlɛmə/ (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: lema {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: lema {m}
lemmatize {v} (to convert an inflected form into a lemma) :: lematizar
lemming {n} /lɛm.ɪŋ/ (rodent) :: lemming {m}
lemniscatic {adj} /ˌlɛmnɪˈskætɪk/ (shaped like a figure-of eight) :: lemniscático
lemniscatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a lemniscate) :: lemniscático
lemon {n} /ˈlɛmən/ (citrus fruit) :: limón {m}, citrón
lemon {n} (tree) :: limonero {m}, limón {m}
lemon {n} (defective item) :: maula {f}, porquería {f}
lemon {n} (colour/color) :: limón
lemon {n} (taste) :: (sabor) limón
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons) :: limonado, limón
lemonade {n} /ˌlɛmənˈeɪd/ (still beverage) :: limonada {f}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage) :: gaseosa de limón {f}, limonada {f}, soda limonada {f}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: melisa {f}, toronjil {m}, citronela {f}, hoja de limón {f}
lemon curd {n} (preserve made from lemons) :: crema de limón {f}
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon) :: té de limón {m}, caña de limón {f}, zacate de limón {m}, hierbaluisa {f}
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit) :: zumo de limón {m}, jugo de limón {m}
lemon squeezer {n} (device used to extract juice from lemons) :: exprimidor {m}
lemon verbena {n} (shrub) :: cedrón {m}, hierba luisa {f}, verbena de Indias
lemur {n} /ˈliːmə(ɹ)/ (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: lémur {m}
León {prop} (region in north-west Spain) :: León
León {prop} (department of Nicaragua) :: León
lend {v} /lɛnd/ (to allow to be used temporarily) :: prestar
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
lend a hand {v} (to help or assist) :: echar una mano, tender una mano, echar un cable, echar un capote
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money) :: prestador {m}
lenga {n} (Nothofagus pumilio) :: lenga {f}
length {n} /lɛŋ(k)θ/ (distance from end to end) :: largo {m}, eslora {f} (nautical: length of a ship from bow to stern), longitud {f}
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: alargar
length overall {n} (length of a ship) :: eslora {f}
lengthwise {adv} (adverb: in the long direction) :: a lo largo
leniency {n} (quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case) :: clemencia {f} [justice], indulgencia {f}
lenient {adj} /ˈliːni.ənt/ (tolerant; not strict) :: tolerante, laxo, leniente, de manga ancha
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: Leningrado
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast) :: óblast de Leningrado {m}
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: leninismo {m}
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism) :: leninista {m} {f}
lenition {n} /lɪˈnɪʃən/ (weakening of consonant articulation) :: lenición {f}
lens {n} /lɛnz/ (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: lente {m} {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: cristalino
Lent {n} /lɛnt/ (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: Cuaresma {f}
lenticular {adj} /lɛnˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/ (of or pertaining to a lens) :: lenticular
lenticular {adj} (shaped like a biconvex lens) :: lenticular
lenticular {adj} (relating to a lenticular image) :: lenticular
lenticulostriate {adj} (relating to the lentiform nucleus and the striatum) :: lenticuloestriado
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} /ˈlɛntəl/ (plant Lens culinaris) :: lenteja
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: lenteja {f}
Leo {prop} /ˈliːoʊ/ (male given name) :: León
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: Leo {m}, León {m}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: Leo {m}
Leonard {prop} /ˈlɛnɚd/ (male given name) :: Leonardo
Leonardeschi {n} /ˌlɪ.ənɑːˈdɛskɪ/ (group of artists who worked in the studio of, or under the influence of, Leonardo da Vinci) :: leonardescos {m-p}
Leonese {adj} (from León) :: leonés
Leonese {prop} (language) :: leonés {m}
Leonese {n} (Someone from León) :: leonés {m}, leonesa {f}
leonine {adj} (of or like a lion) :: leonino
leopard {n} /ˈlɛpɚd/ (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: leopardo {m}
leopard seal {n} /ˈlɛpɚd siːl/ (Hydrurga leptonyx) :: foca leopardo {f}
Leopold {prop} (male given name) :: Leopoldo
leotard {n} /ˈliː.ə.tɑːd/ (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing) :: leotardo {m}
LePenism {n} (support of Jean-Marie Le Pen) :: lepenismo
leper {n} (person who has leprosy) :: leproso {m}, leprosa {f}
lepidolite {n} (a mica mineral) :: lepidolita {f}
leprechaun {n} /ˈlɛpɹəkɔːn/ (one of a race of Irish elves) :: duende irlandés {m}
leprosy {n} /ˈlɛpɹəsi/ (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: lepra {f}
lepton {n} /ˈlɛptɒn/ (Greek coin) :: leptón {m}
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: leptón {m}
Lepus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Lepus
lesbian {adj} /ˈlɛzbi.ən/ (of a woman: preferring female partners) :: lesbiana {f}
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality) :: lesbiano, lesbio, lésbico
lesbian {n} (female homosexual) :: lesbiana {f}
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality) :: lesbianismo {m}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbos {prop} /ˈlɛz.bɒs/ (island) :: Lesbos
lese majesty {n} /liz ˈmædʒəsti/ (crime of violating majesty) :: lesa majestad {f}
lesene {n} /ˈlɛ.zən/ (architectural element) :: lesena {f}
lesion {n} /ˈliːʒən/ (a wound or an injury) :: lesión
lesion {n} (an infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part) :: lesión
Lesotho {prop} /ləˈsuːtuː/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesoto
l'esprit de l'escalier {n} /lɛˌspɹi də ˌlɛskəˈljeɪ/ (retort thought of too late) :: espíritu del escalador {m}, ingenio de la escalera {m}
less {adv} /lɛs/ (to smaller extent) :: menos
less {adj} (not as much) :: menos
-less {suffix} /-lɪs/ (lacking) :: sin, des-
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given) :: inquilino {m}, arrendatario {m}
lessen {v} /ˈlɛsən/ (to make less) :: menoscabar, disminuir, reducir, aminorar, menguar, minuir, mermar
lessen {v} (to become less) :: aminorar, disminuir, menguar, minuir, mermar
Lessepsian {adj} /leɪˈsɛp.sɪ.ən/ (of or relating to organisms that migrate by means of the Suez Canal) :: lessepsiano {m}, lessepsiana {f}
lesser {adj} (the comparative of little) :: menor
lesser {adj} (of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc) :: menor
lesser celandine {n} (a European perennial herb, Ranunculus ficaria) :: celidonia menor {f}
lesser flamingo {n} (the smaller of the two old world species of flamingo) :: flamenco enano {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} /ˈlɛsə(ɹ)ˈspɒtədˈwədpɛkə(ɹ)/ (Dendrocopoes minor) :: pico menor {m}
lesson {n} /ˈlɛsn̩/ (section of learning or teaching) :: lección {f}
lesson {n} (section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service) :: lección {f}
lesson {n} :: lección {f}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased) :: arrendador {m}
less than {n} (the character <) :: menor que {m}
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (not satisfactory) SEE: unsatisfactory ::
lest {conj} /lɛst/ (for fear that) :: no vaya a ser que...; por temor/miedo a...
lest {conj} (that [...] not) :: a fin de evitar...
let {v} /lɛt/ (to allow) :: permitir, dejar
let {v} (to put up for rent) :: alquilar, arrendar
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: mucho menos -que, ni qué hablar de, por no hablar de,sin contar con
let alone {conj} (as well as) :: así como, sin contar con, además de
let alone {v} (leave alone) :: dejar en paz. dejar
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense) :: borrón y cuenta nueva, el pasado, pasado está, lo pasado, pisado
let down {v} (to allow to descend) :: bajar
let down {v} (to disappoint) :: decepcionar, fallar
let down {v} (to lengthen by undoing and resewing) :: alargar
let-down {n} /ˈlɛtdaʊn/ (disappointment or anticlimax) :: decepción {f}, chasco
let go {v} (other than idiom) :: dejar ir
let go {v} (to no longer hold on) :: soltar
let go {v} :: soltar
lethal {adj} /ˈliː.θəl/ (deadly) :: letal
lethargic {adj} /ləˈθɑɹdʒɪk/ (sluggish, indifferent) :: tardo {m}, letárgico
lethargy {n} /ˈlɛθɚdʒi/ (pathological state of fatigue) :: letargo {m}, aletargamiento {m}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy) :: atonía {f}, letargo {m}, aletargamiento {m}, sopor {m}
Lethe {prop} /ˈliːθi/ (personification of oblivion) :: Lete {m}, Leteo {m}
lethean {adj} /ˈliθi.ən/ (of or relating to death or forgetfulness) :: leteo
Lethean {adj} /ˈliθi.ən/ (of or relating to river Lethe) :: leteo
Letitia {prop} (female given name) :: Leticia
let know {v} (to inform) :: informar, hacer saber
let loose {v} (release from restraint) :: soltar
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo) :: Leto
let's {v} /lɛts/ (let us; forming first-person plural imperative) :: [expressed with the first-person plural subjunctive of the verb]
let's go {phrase} (hortative of go) :: vamos, vámonos
let's go {phrase} (hurry up) :: ¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate!
let sleeping dogs lie {v} (leave things as they are) :: no marear la perdiz, no marear la perdiz dejar las cosas tranquilas
letter {n} /ˈlɛtə(ɹ)/ (letter of the alphabet) :: letra {f}, carácter {m}
letter {n} (written message) :: carta {f}
letter bomb {n} (explosive device) :: carta bomba {f}
letterbox {n} (collection point for mail) :: buzón {m}
letterbox {n} (delivery point for mail) :: buzón {m}
letterhead {n} :: membrete {m}
letter of marque {n} (official commission) :: patente de corso {f}
letter opener {n} (knifelike device) :: abrecartas {m}
letter patent {n} (type of legal document) :: cédula de privilegio {f}, patente de privilegio {m}
letters patent {n} (type of legal document granting a right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or organization) :: cédula de privilegio {f}, patente de privilegio {m}
letter to the editor {n} (letter to a periodical) :: carta al director {f}
let the cat out of the bag {v} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently) :: irse de la lengua, levantar la liebre, descubrirse el pastel, destapar la olla
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light) :: sea la luz, hágase la luz
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie ::
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {n} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} /ˈlɛtɪs/ (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: lechuga {f}
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish) :: lechuga {f}
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: leucina {f}
leucism {n} (partial loss of pigmentation) :: leucismo {m}
leucite {n} /ˈlusaɪt/ (mineral) :: leucita {f}
leucoma {n} (opaque area or scar on the cornea of an eye) :: leucoma {m}
leukemia {n} /luːˈkiːmi.ə/ (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: leucemia {f}
leukocyte {n} /ˈluːkə(ʊ)sʌɪt/ (a white blood cell) :: leucocito {m}
lev {n} /lɛf/ (currency of Bulgaria) :: lev
levator palpebrae superioris {n} (muscle) :: elevador del parpado superior, músculo elevador del parpado superior {m}
levee {n} /ˈlɛvi/ (embankment to prevent inundation) :: malecón {m}, dique {m}
level {adj} /ˈlɛv.əl/ (same height at all places) :: nivelado, al ras
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference) :: nivelado
level {adj} (being unvaried) :: nivel {m}, niveles {m-p}
level {adj} (being sensible) :: nivel, niveles {m-p}
level {adj} :: llano
level {n} (tool) :: nivel {m}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: nivel {m}
level {n} (degree or amount) :: nivel {m}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game) :: nivel {m}
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing) :: paso a nivel {m}
leveler {n} (person or thing) :: desnivel {m}
leveler {n} (political) :: socialista {m}
level-headed {adj} (possessing sound judgement) :: juicioso {m}
level up {v} (gaming) :: avanzar, subir (or pasar) de nivel
lever {n} /ˈliː.vɚ/ (rigid piece) :: palanca
lever {n} (small such piece to trigger or control a mechanical device) :: palanca
lever {v} (to move with a lever) :: apalancar
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leverage {n} /ˈliːv(ə)ɹɪdʒ/ (force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot) :: palanca {f}, palanqueo {m}, apalancamiento {m}
leverage {n} (influence which is compounded or used to gain an advantage) :: influencia, palanca {f}, enchufe {m}
leverage {n} (use of borrowed funds) :: apalancamiento {m}
leverage {n} :: conllevar, impulsar
leverage {v} (use, exploit, take full advantage of) :: beneficiarse, aprovecharse de, apalancar
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: lebrato {m}
Levi {prop} /ˈliːvaɪ/ (third son of Jacob) :: Leví {m}
leviathan {n} /lə.ˈvaɪ.ə.θən/ (Biblical sea monster) :: leviatán {m}
levigate {v} (to belittle) SEE: belittle ::
levigate {v} (to lighten) SEE: lighten ::
levitate {v} /ˈlɛvɪteɪt/ (to be suspended in the air) :: levitar
levitation {n} :: levitación
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Levítico
levity {n} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability ::
levocetirizine {n} (antihistamine) :: levocetirizina {f}
levulinate {n} (salt or ester of levulinic acid) :: levulinato {m}
levy {v} /ˈlɛ.vi/ (to impose a fine) :: multar
levy {v} (to draft into military service) :: reclutar
lewd {adj} /lud/ (lascivious) :: lascivo
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
lexeme {n} /ˈlɛksiːm/ (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: lexema {m}
lexical {adj} /ˈlɛksɪkəl/ (of a language's vocabulary) :: léxico, lexical
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary) :: léxico
lexical {adj} :: léxico
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: lexicógrafo {m}, lexicógrafa {f}
lexicographic {adj} (like a dictionary, relating to lexicography) :: lexicográfico
lexicographical {adj} (lexicographic) SEE: lexicographic ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries) :: lexicografía {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: lexicología {f}
lexicon {n} /ˈlɛk.sɪ.kɑn/ (vocabulary of a language) :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} ((rare) any dictionary) :: léxico {m}
Leyden jar {n} /ˈlaɪdənˈdʒɑɹ/ (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: botella de Leyden {f}, botella de Leiden {f}
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LGBT [Latin America], LGTB [Spain]
LGBTphobia {n} (negative attitude towards men who act in a feminine way) :: LGBTfobia {f}
Lhasa {prop} /ˈlɑːsə/ (Capital of Xizang (Tibet)) :: Lhasa
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat {prop} (city) :: Hospitalet de Llobregat {m}
liabilities {n} (money) :: pasivos
liability {n} /laɪəˈbɪlɪti/ (debt) :: responsabilidad {f}
liability insurance {n} (insurance against liability) :: seguro de responsabilidad civil {m}
liable {adj} /ˈlaɪ̯əbəl/ (responsible) :: responsable
liaison {n} /li.ˈeɪ.zɑn/ (communication between two parties or groups) :: enlace {n}
liaison {n} (an illicit sexual relationship or affair) :: aventura {f}
liar {n} /ˈlaɪ.ɚ/ (one who tells lies) :: mentiroso {m}, mentirosa {f}, embustero {m}
Liébana {prop} (comarca) :: Liébana
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice) :: libación {f}
libation {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: libación {f}
libel {n} /ˈlaɪbəl/ (defamatory false written statement) :: libelo {m}, calumnia {f}
libel {n} (act or crime) :: difamación {f}
libelous {adj} /ˈlaɪ.bəl.əs/ (defamatory, libeling) :: difamatorio
liberal {adj} /ˈlɪbəɹəl/ :: liberal
liberal {n} (Britain: one who favors individual voting rights, human and civil rights and laissez-faire markets) :: libertario {m}, libertaria {f}
liberalism {n} (quality of being liberal) :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (political movement) :: liberalismo {m}
liberate {v} /ˈlɪbəɹeɪt/ (to free) :: liberar
liberating {adj} :: liberador {m}
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated) :: liberación {f}
liberator {n} (person who frees or liberates) :: libertador {m}, libertadora {f}
Liberia {prop} /laɪˈbɪɹi.ə/ (country in Western Africa) :: Liberia
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia) :: liberiano {m}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia) :: liberiano {m}
libertarianism {n} /lɪbəˈtɛːɹɪənɪz(ə)m/ (political philosophy) :: libertarismo {m}
liberty {n} /ˈlɪbɚti/ (condition of being free) :: libertad {f}
Liberty Island {prop} (island in New York Harbor) :: Isla de la Libertad {f}
libidinal {adj} (pertaining to the libido) :: libidinal
libidinosity {n} (lustful desire) :: libidinosidad
libidinous {adj} /lɪˈbɪdɪnəs/ (having lustful desires) :: libidinoso
libido {n} /lɪˈbiː.dəʊ/ (sexual urges or drives) :: libido {f}
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.) :: libido {f}
Libra {prop} /ˈliːbɹə/ (constellation) :: Libra {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: Libra {f}
librarian {n} /laɪˈbɹɛɹ.i.ən/ (the manager of a library) :: bibliotecario {m}
librarian {n} :: bibliotecario {m}
library {n} /ˈlaɪbɹəɹi/ (institution which holds books etc.) :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of books) :: biblioteca {f}, librería {f}
library {n} (collection of subprograms) :: biblioteca
library {n} (collection of DNA material) :: biblioteca
library {n} (deck or draw pile) :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} :: [1,2] biblioteca {f}
library science {n} (interdisciplinary science) :: biblioteconomía {f}
libretto {n} /lɪˈbɹɛt.oʊ/ (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera) :: libreto {m}
Libreville {prop} (capital of Gabon) :: Libreville
libtard {n} (liberal (derogatory)) :: izquierdoso {m}, giliprogre
Libya {prop} /ˈlɪbi.ə/ (country in Northern Africa) :: Libia
Libyan {adj} /ˈlɪbi.ən/ (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language) :: libio
Libyan {n} (person) :: libio {m}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
license {n} /ˈlaɪsəns/ (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: licencia {f}, permiso {m}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage) :: licencia {f}
license {n} (freedom to deviate from rules) :: licencia {f}
license {n} (excessive freedom) :: licencia {f}, permisividad
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle) :: [Cuba, Paraguay] chapa {f}, [Spain] matrícula {f}, [Argentina, Chile] patente {f}, [Latin America] placa {f}, [Puerto Rico] tablilla {f}
licentious {adj} /laɪ.ˈsɛn.ʃəs/ :: licencioso
licentiousness {n} (Property of being licentious) :: licenciosidad
lich {adj} /lɪtʃ/ (undead being) :: liche
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} /ˈlaɪ.kn̩/ (symbiotic association of fungi and algae) :: liquen {m}
lichenification {n} (epidermal thickening with accentuated skin markings) :: liquenificación {f}
lichenology {n} (scientific study of lichens) :: liquenología {f}
licit {adj} /ˈlɪs.ɪt/ (not forbidden) :: lícito {m}
licit {adj} (legal term) :: lícito {m}
licitly {adv} (in a licit manner) :: lícitamente
lick {n} /lɪk/ (the act of licking) :: lamedura {m}
lick {n} (colloquial: a stroke or blow) :: bofetón, golpazo {m}
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: lamer, lamber
lick {v} (to lap, to take in with the tongue) :: lamer, lamber, chupar
lick {v} (colloquial: to defeat decisively) :: derrotar
lick {v} (colloquial: to overcome) :: vencer
lick one's wounds {v} (withdraw temporarily while recovering from a defeat) :: lamerse las heridas
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose ::
licorice {n} /ˈlɪ.k(ə).ɹɪʃ/ (plant) :: regaliz {m}, alcazuz {f}, orozuz {m}
licorice {n} (confection) :: arrezuz, regaliz {m}
lictor {n} /ˈlɪktə/ (officer in ancient Rome) :: lictor {m}
lid {n} /lɪd/ (top or cover) :: tapa {f}
lidocaine {n} (local anesthetic) :: lidocaína {f}
lie {v} /laɪ̯/ (be in horizontal position) :: estar acostado, estar echado, yacer, estar tumbado
lie {v} (be situated) :: estar ubicado
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: mentir
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: mentira {f}
Liechtenstein {prop} /ˈlɪk.tən.staɪn/ (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Liechtenstein {m}
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent) :: liechtensteiniano {m}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: echarse, tenderse, acostarse
liege {n} /liːdʒ/ (A free and independent person; a lord paramount; a sovereign) :: señor feudal
liege {n} (The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman) :: vasallo
Lie group {n} (analytic group that is also a smooth manifold) :: grupo de Lie {m}
lien {n} /ˈliːn/ (type of legal claim) :: embargo {m}
lienholder {n} (person who has right of property) :: propietario prestamista {m}
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu ::
lieutenant {n} /l(j)uˈtɛnənt/ (lowest commissioned officer rank) :: teniente
lieutenant {n} :: teniente {m}, lugarteniente {m}
lieutenant commander {n} (naval officer) :: teniente comandante
lieutenant general {n} (an officer above major general and below general) :: teniente general
life {n} /laɪf/ (the state of being alive) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the world in general, existence) :: vida {f}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence) :: vida {f}
life {n} (duration) :: duración de la vida {f}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
life belt {n} (buoyant ring) :: salvavidas {m}
lifeboat {n} /ˈlaɪfˌboʊt/ (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: bote salvavidas {m}
life-buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: ciclo de vida {m}, ciclo vital {m}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group) :: ciclo de vida {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: esperanza de vida {f}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time something is expected to last) :: esperanza de vida {f}
lifeform {n} (living organism) :: forma de vida {f}
lifeguard {n} (attendant) :: socorrista {f}, guardavidas {f}, bañero {m}, salvavidas {m} {f}
lifeguard {n} (lifesaver) :: salvavidas {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: seguro de vida {m}
life is short {proverb} (proverb) :: la vida son dos días
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing) :: chaleco salvavidas {m}
lifelike {adj} (Like a living being, resembling life) :: natural, verosímil
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life) :: vitalicio
life of Riley {n} /ˈlaɪf əv ˈɹaɪ.li/ (ideal life of care-free prosperity) :: vida de Jauja, vidorra
life preserver {n} (buoyant ring or vest) :: salvavidas {m}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life) :: cadena perpetual {f}
lifesize {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size ::
life-size {adj} (the same size as the real thing) :: tamaño natural
life-sized {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size ::
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} /ˈlaɪfˌstaɪl/ (style of living) :: estilo de vida {m}, forma de vida {f}
lifetime {n} /ˈlaɪftaɪm/ (duration of the life of someone or something) :: vida {f}, toda la vida {f}
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: eternidad {f}
lift {v} /lɪft/ (to raise or rise) :: levantar, subir
lift {v} (to steal) :: afanar
lift {v} (to remove a ban, restriction) :: levantar
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle) :: aventón
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: ascensor {m}, [Mexico, Puerto Rico] elevador {m}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lift a finger {v} (to make minimal effort) :: mover un dedo [mostly used in the negative]
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
liftoff {n} (the point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground) :: despegue {m}
ligament {n} /ˈlɪɡəmənt/ (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: ligamento {m}
ligand {n} /ˈlɪɡənd/ (something that binds to another chemical entity) :: ligando
ligase {n} /ˈlaɪɡeɪz/ (enzyme) :: ligasa {f}
ligate {v} /ˈlɪɡeɪt/ (to bind with a ligature or bandage) :: ligar
ligature {n} /ˈlɪɡətʃɚ/ (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: ligadura {f}
ligature {n} (music: group of notes played as a musical phrase) :: ligadura {f}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium) :: Lieja {f}
liger {n} (animal born to a male lion and a tigress) :: ligre {m}
light {n} /laɪt/ (electromagnetic waves) :: luz
light {n} (source of illumination) :: luz
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: luz
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire) :: fuego, mechero
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: encender
light {v} (to illuminate) :: iluminar
light {adj} (having light) :: luminoso
light {adj} (pale in colour) :: claro
light {adj} (coffee: served with extra milk or cream) :: con leche
light {adj} (of low weight) :: ligero, liviano [formal]
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.) :: ligero
light at the end of the tunnel {n} (a better situation after long hardship) :: luz al final del túnel {f}
lightbar {n} (vehicular lighting) :: barra luminosa {f}
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: ampolleta {f} [Chile], bombilla {f} [Spain], bombillo {m} [Caribbean Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela], bujía {f} [Nicaragua], foco {m} [Bolivia, Colombian Atlantic Coast, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru], lamparita {f} [Argentina, Uruguay]
light-emitting diode {n} (rectifying semiconductor device) :: diodo emisor de luz {m}
lighten {v} /ˈlaɪ.tən/ (to make brighter or clearer) :: aclarar
lighten {v} (to become light in weight) :: aligerarse
lighten {v} (to become brighter or clearer) :: aclararse
lighten {v} (to alleviate) :: aliviar
lighten {v} (to make light in weight) :: aligerar
lighten {v} (to become light in weight) :: aligerarse
lighter {n} /ˈlaɪtɚ/ (fire making device) :: encendedor {m}, briquet {m} [Colombia, pronounced briqué], fosforera {f} [Cuba], lighter {m} [Panama, Puerto Rico, pronounced láiter], mechero {m} [Spain], yesquero {m} [Venezuela]
lightfast {adj} /ˈlaɪtfæst/ (resistant to fading) :: no desteñible
light-fingered {adj} (given to stealing, pickpocketing, thievery, shoplifting) :: dedos largos {p} {m-p}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
lighthouse {n} /ˈlaɪthaʊs/ (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: faro {m}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: farero {m}
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery) :: industria ligera {f}
lighting {n} (equipment, illumination) :: iluminación {f}, alumbrado {m}
lightly {adv} /ˈlaɪtli/ (in a light manner) :: ligeramente
lightness {n} (the relative whiteness or transparency of a colour) :: luminosidad {f}, claridad {f}
lightness {n} (the state of having little weight) :: liviandad {f}
lightning {n} /ˈlʌɪʔ.nɪŋ]/ (flash of light) :: relámpago {m}, rayo {m}
lightning {n} (discharge) :: rayo {m}
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod ::
lightning fast {adv} (extremely quickly) SEE: quick as a flash ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning) :: pararrayos {m}
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light) :: contaminación lumínica {f}
lightsaber {n} /laɪt.ˈseɪ.bə(ɹ)/ (a fictional type of sword) :: sable de luz {m}, sable láser {m}, espada de luz {f}, espada láser {f}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take) :: ¡luces, cámara, acción!
light source {n} (source of illumination) :: fuente de luz, fuente lumínica {f}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: velocidad de la luz {f}
lightstrip {n} (a strip of lights) :: franja de luzes {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off) :: interruptor {m}
light year {n} /laɪtjɪɹ/ (astronomical distance) :: año luz {m}
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer) :: lignina {f}
lignite {n} /lɪɡnaɪ̯t/ (coal) :: lignito {m}
lignite {n} :: lignito? {m}
Liguria {prop} /lɪˈɡjʊɹiə/ (region) :: Liguria
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria) :: ligur
Ligurian {n} (native or inhabitant) :: ligur {m} {f}
Ligurian {prop} (Gallo-Italic language) :: ligur
likable {adj} /ˈlaɪkəbl̩/ (capable of being liked) :: agradable
like {v} /laɪk/ (enjoy) :: gustar [with subject and object reversed]
like {v} (find attractive) :: gustar [with subject and object reversed]
like {v} (to show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote) :: likear
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: gustos {m-p}, preferencias {f-p}
like {adj} (similar) :: semejante, similar {m} {f}
like {adv} (such as) :: como
like {prep} (similar to) :: como
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier) :: como que
like a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive) :: como elefante en cristalería, como un chivo en cristalería, como un elefante en una cacharrería
like a bull in a china shop {adv} (clumsily, aggressively) :: como elefante en cristalería, como un chivo en cristalería, como un elefante en una cacharrería
like a duck takes to water {prep} (Very naturally) :: como pez en el agua
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: de tal padre, tal hijo, de tal palo, tal astilla
like hell {prep} (expressing the opposite of one's intentions) :: a huevo que (no)
like hot cakes {prep} (quickly) :: como panes calientes
likelihood {n} /ˈlaɪklihʊd/ (probability) :: probabilidad {f}
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood) :: verosimilitud {f}
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likely {adj} /ˈlaɪkli/ (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring) :: probable
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility) :: creíble
like-minded {adj} (of similar opinion) :: de similar opinión
liken {v} /ˈlaɪkən/ (compare) :: comparar
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
likeness {n} (that which closely resembles; a portrait) :: retrato, trasunto
like one's life depended on it {prep} (desperately) :: como si no hubiera un mañana
like the clappers {prep} (very hard or rapidly) :: a toda leche
like two peas in a pod {prep} (very similar) :: como dos gotas de agua
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} /ˈlaɪk.waɪz/ (in like manner) :: similarmente
likewise {adv} (the same to you) :: igualmente
lilac {n} /ˈlaɪlək/ (shrub) :: lila {f}
lilac {n} (flower) :: lila {f}
lilac {n} (colour) :: lila
Lilian {prop} /ˈlɪli.ən/ (female given name) :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lille {prop} /liːl/ (city in France) :: Lille {f}, [historical] Lila {f}
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lilongwe {prop} /ləˈlɑŋwi/ (capital of Malawi) :: Lilongüe {f}
lily {n} /ˈlɪli/ (flower in the genus Lilium) :: azucena {f}, lirio {m}
Lily {prop} /ˈlɪli/ (female given name meaning "lily") :: Azucena {f}
lily of the Nile {n} (arum lily) SEE: arum lily ::
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: lirio del valle {m}
Lima {prop} /ˈliːmə/ (the capital of Peru) :: Lima {f}
lima bean {n} /ˈlaɪmə ˌbiːn/ (butter bean) :: pallar {m}
limaçon {n} (plane curve) :: caracol de Pascal {m}, limaçon de Pascal {m}, limaçon {m}
Limassol {prop} (port of Cyprus) :: Limasol
limb {n} /lɪm/ (major appendage of human or animal) :: miembro, extremidad {f}
limb {n} (branch of a tree) :: rama {f}
limb {n} :: miembro {m}
limbate {adj} /ˈlɪm.beɪt/ (having a distinct edge) :: ribeteado, orlado, cercado, orillado
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
limbic system {n} (Part of the human brain) :: sistema límbico {m}
limbo {n} /ˈlɪmboʊ/ (place for innocent souls) :: limbo {m}
limbo {n} (in-between state) :: limbo {m}
Limburg {prop} (province of the Netherlands or Belgium) :: Limburgo {m}
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgish {prop} (the Germanic language) :: limburgués, limburgiano, limbúrgico
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden ::
lime {n} /laɪm/ (inorganic material containing calcium) :: cal {f}
lime {v} (to treat with lime) :: encalar
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: lima {f}
lime {n} (citrus tree) :: limero {m}
lime {adj} (containing lime or lime juice) :: de lima
limelight {n} /ˈlaɪm.laɪt/ (type of stage lighting) :: luz serena {f}, luz de candilejas {f}
lime mortar {n} (soft form of mortar) :: mortero de cal {m}
limerence {n} /ˈlɪməɹəns/ (state of mind) :: limerencia, infatuación
limerick {n} /ˈlɪməɹɪk/ (rhyming verse of five lines) :: quintilla {f}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: caliza {f}
limestone {adj} (made of or with limestone) :: calizo {m}, caliza {f}
liminal {adj} /ˈlɪmən(ə)l/ (pertaining to an entrance or threshold) :: liminar
limit {n} /ˈlɪmɪt/ (boundary) :: límite {m}
limit {v} (restrict) :: limitar
limitation {n} /lɪmɪˈteɪʃən/ (act of limiting) :: limitación {f}
limitation {n} (restriction that limits) :: limitación {f}
limited {adj} /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/ (with certain limits placed upon it) :: limitado
limited liability company {n} (type of company) :: sociedad de responsabilidad limitada {f}
limitless {adj} (without limits; boundless) :: ilimitado
limnology {n} (science of lakes) :: limnología {f}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
limonite {n} (mineral consisting of hydrous iron oxides) :: limonita {f}
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: limusina {f}
limp {v} /lɪmp/ (to walk lamely) :: cojear, clauder
limp {n} (gait) :: cojera {f}
limp {adj} (flaccid; flabby) :: flácido
limpet {n} /ˈlɪm.pɪt/ (a small mollusc) :: lapa {f}
limpid {adj} /ˈlɪmpɪd/ (clear) :: límpido
limpkin {n} (large bird) :: carrao {m}, carau {m}
linalool {n} /lɪˈnæloʊəl/ (monoterpene alcohol) :: linalol {m}, linalool {m}
Lincolnshire spinach {n} (perennial plant) :: zurrón {m}
linden {n} /ˈlɪn.dən/ (tree) :: tilo {m}
linden {n} :: tilo {m}
lindgrenite {n} (mineral containing copper, hydrogen, molybdenum and oxygen) :: lindgrenita {f}
line {n} /laɪn/ (rope, cord, or string) :: hilo {m}, línea {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark) :: línea {f}, rasgo {m}, trazo {m}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure) :: recta {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure) :: segmento {m}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph) :: línea {f}
line {n} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed) :: línea {f}
line {n} (long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline) :: cinta métrica {f}
line {n} (telephone or network connection) :: línea {f}
line {n} (connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.) :: línea {f}
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark) :: línea {f}
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: fila {f}, hilera {f}, cola {f}
line {n} (series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person) :: línea {f}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.) :: renglón {m}, línea {f}, verso {m} (in poetry)
line {n} (measure of length, one twelfth of an inch) :: línea {f}
line {n} (population of cells derived from a single cell and containing the same genetic makeup) :: línea
line {n} (perfusion line) :: línea
line {v} /laɪn/ (cover the inside surface of (something)) :: forrar
lineage {n} /ˈlɪn.i.ɪdʒ/ (descent) :: linaje {m}, estirpe {f}
linear {adj} /ˈlɪ.ni.ɚ/ (having the form of a line) :: lineal
linear {adj} (of or relating to lines) :: lineal
linear {adj} (botany, of leaves: long and narrow) :: lineal
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) :: lineal
linear {adj} (physics: involving only one dimension) :: unidimensional
Linear A {prop} (syllabary used to write the as-yet-undeciphered Minoan language) :: Lineal A {m}
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: álgebra lineal {f}
Linear B {prop} (syllabary used to write Mycenaean Greek) :: Lineal B {m}
linear combination {n} (sum) :: combinación lineal {f}
linearly independent {adj} (linear algebra) :: linealmente independiente
linear perspective {n} (perspective) :: perspectiva linear
linear transformation {n} (a map between vector spaces which respects addition and multiplication) :: transformación lineal {f}
lined antshrike {n} (A passerine bird of the antbird family) :: batará dorsicastaño
linen {n} /ˈlɪnɪn/ (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: lino {m}, linge {m}
linen {n} (items) :: ropa blanca {f}
linen {n} (colour) :: linocros {m}
line of credit {n} (financial agreement) :: línea de crédito {f}
line of credit {n} (maximum borrowable amount specified in such an agreement) :: límite de crédito {m}
liner {n} /ˈlaɪnə/ (large passenger carrying ship) :: transatlántico {m}
liner {n} (ship of the line) :: barco de línea {m}
liner {n} (liner, lining: inside covering (i.e. a jacket liner)) :: forro {m}
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: segmento {m}
line up {v} /laɪn.ˈʌp/ (put in alignment) :: alinear
line up {v} (put things in a line) :: alinear, enfilar
line up {v} (get into a line) :: hacer una cola
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: -ito {m}, -ita {f}, -illo {m}, -illa {f}
ling {n} /lɪŋ/ (Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva) :: maruca {f}
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation) :: permanecer, demorar
linger {v} (to remain alive or existent) :: pervivir
lingerie {n} /ˌlɑn.(d)ʒəˈɹeɪ/ (women's underwear or nightclothes) :: ropa blanca {f}, ropa interior {f}, ropa íntima {f}, lencería {f}
lingo {n} /ˈliŋ.ɡoʊ/ (language peculiar to a particular group or region) :: jerga {f}
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: lingonberry {f}, cowberry {f}, lingonberi {f}, cauberi {f}, arándano silvestre {m}, arándano ártico {m}, foxberry {f}, foxberi {f}
lingua franca {n} /ˈlɪŋ.ɡwə fɹæŋ.kə/ (common language) :: lengua vehicular {f}, lengua franca {f}, lingua franca {f}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic ::
lingual {adj} /ˈlɪŋɡwəl/ (related to the tongue) :: lingual
-lingual {suffix} (speaking a number of languages) :: -lingüe {m} {f}
linguica {n} /lɪŋˈɡwiːsə/ (Portuguese garlic and paprika seasoned smoke cured pork sausage) :: lingüiça {f}, longaniza {f}
linguicide {n} (the death of a language) :: lingüicidio {m}
linguine {n} /lɪŋˈɡwini/ (ribbons of pasta narrower than tagliatelle) :: linguine {m-p}, linguini {m-p}, linguinis {m-p}, lingüinis {m-p}
linguist {n} /ˈliŋɡwɪst/ (one who studies linguistics) :: lingüista {m} {f}
linguistic {adj} /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk/ (Relating to language) :: lingüístico, lingual
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics) :: lingüístico
linguistics {n} /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (scientific study of language) :: lingüística {f}
liniment {n} /ˈlɪnəmənt/ (topical medical preparation) :: linimento {m}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: forro {m}
link {n} /lɪŋk/ (connection) :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}, lazo {m}
link {n} (element of a chain) :: eslabón {m}
link {n} (computing: connection between busses or systems) :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink) :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}, hiperenlace {m}, hipervínculo {m}
link {v} (connect things) :: relacionar
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
linkage {n} (in genetics) :: ligamiento
linnet {n} /ˈlɪnɪt/ (Carduelis cannabina, a finch of Europe, western Asia and northern Africa) :: pardillo {m}
linoleate {n} (salt or ester of linoleic acid) :: linoleato {m}
linoleic acid {n} (fatty acid) :: ácido linoleico {m}
linoleum {n} /lɪˈnoʊli.əm/ (inexpensive waterproof covering) :: linóleo {m}
linseed {n} /ˈlɪnsiːd/ (seed of the flax plant) :: linaza {f}
lint {n} /lɪnt/ (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth) :: gasa {f}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: pelusa {f}
lintel {n} /ˈlɪn.təl/ (horizontal structural beam) :: lintel {m}, dintel {m}
lion {n} /ˈlaɪən/ (big cat Panthera leo) :: león
lion {n} (heraldic charge) :: león {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: cachorro de león {m}, cachorra de león {f}
lion dance {n} (Chinese dance) :: danza del león {f}
lioness {n} (female lion) :: leona {f}
lion's den {n} (a dangerous or frightening place) :: foso de los leones
lion's share {n} /ˈlaɪəns ʃɛə/ (the majority; a large or generous portion) :: tajada del león {f}
lip {n} /lɪp/ (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: labio {m}, labro {m}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes) :: lipasa {f}
lip balm {n} (substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth) :: crema para labios {f}, pomada para labios {f}
lip bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) SEE: sloth bear ::
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Lípetsk {m}
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product) :: brillo de labios {m}, brillo labial {m}
lipid {n} /ˈlɪpɪd/ (organic compound) :: lípido {m}
lipidic {adj} (of lipids) :: lipídico
liplessness {n} (medical condition) :: aqueilia {f}, aquelia {f}
lipogram {n} (word or writing that does not use a particular symbol or symbols) :: lipograma {m}
lipoinjection {n} (injection of fat tissue) :: lipoinyección {f}
lipoprotein {n} (complex of protein and lipid) :: lipoproteína
liposoluble {adj} (soluble in lipids) :: liposoluble
liposuction {n} /ˈlai.po.ˌsʌk.ʃn̩/ (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction) :: liposucción {f}
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: lectura de labios
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention) :: choro [Mexico], rollo [Mexico], con la boca chica, con la boca pequeña, de boquilla
lipstick {n} /ˈlɪpˌstɪk/ (make-up for the lips) :: lápiz labial {m}, pintalabios {m}, lápiz de labios {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up) :: lápiz labial {m}, pintalabios {m}, lápiz de labios {m}
lipstick tree {n} (Bixa orellana) SEE: annatto ::
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: sincronizar, sincronizar los labios
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds) :: hacer playback
lip-syncing {n} (act of lip-sync) :: playback {m}
liquefaction {n} (Process of being made liquid) :: licuefacción {f}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid) :: licuar
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting ::
liqueur {n} /lɪˈkjʊə/ (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: licor {m}
liquid {n} /ˈlɪkwɪd/ (substance that is liquid) :: líquido {m}
liquid {n} :: líquido {m}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous) :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of) :: líquido
liquid asset {n} (asset in the form money, or that which can be quickly converted) :: activo líquido {m}
liquid crystal {n} (phase of matter) :: cristal líquido {m}
liquidity {n} /lɪkˈwɪdəti/ (state of being liquid) :: liquidez {f}
liquidizer {n} (a machine to chop or puree food) :: licuadora
liquor {n} /ˈlɪk.ɚ/ (liquid obtained by cooking meat and/or vegetables) :: jugo {m}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: licor {m}
liquor {n} (liquid used in process industry to produce a desired reaction) :: licor {m}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop) :: vinatería {f} (wine shop), tienda de alcohol {f}, botillería {f}, licorería {f}
lira {n} /ˈlɪəɹə/ (basic unit of currency in Turkey) :: lira {f}
lira {n} (currency of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, former currency of Italy, etc.) :: lira {f}
Lisbon {prop} /ˈlɪzbən/ (capital of Portugal) :: Lisboa {f}
Lisboner {adj} (from Lisbon) :: lisboeta
Lisboner {n} (someone from Lisbon) :: lisboeta {m} {f}
lisinopril {n} /laɪˈsɪnəpɹɪl/ (drug) :: lisinopril {m}
lisp {n} /lɪsp/ (The habit or an act of lisping.) :: ceceo {m}, balbuceo {m}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: cecear
lisp {v} (to speak with imperfect articulation) :: balbucear
lisp {v} (to speak hesitatingly and with a low voice) :: balbucear
lis pendens {n} :: litispendencia {f}
list {n} /lɪst/ (strip of fabric) :: tira {f}, lista {f}
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: lista {f}
list {v} (to create or recite a list) :: hacer una lista, alistar
list {n} (nautical: tilting or careening to one side) :: escora {f}
list {v} (to tilt to one side) :: escorar
list {v} (to cause (something) to tilt to one side) :: escorar
listel {n} (narrow fillet or border) :: listel {m}
listen {v} /ˈlɪs.ən/ (to pay attention to a sound) :: escuchar
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: escuchar
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: escuchar
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: oír
listener {n} /ˈlɪs(ə)nə/ (someone who listens) :: oyente {m} {f}, escuchador {m}
listener {n} ((computing) a function that runs in response to an event) :: escucha {f}
listless {adj} /ˈlɪstləs/ (Lacking enthusiasm) :: apático, indiferente
listserver {n} /ˈlɪstˌsɚvɚ/ (server that distributes messages to members of an e-mail list) :: servidor de listas {m}
lit {adj} /ˈlɪt/ (Lighted) :: alumbrado {m}, iluminado {m}, aluzado {m}
lit {adj} (Intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned) :: viajado {m}, pasado {m}, drogado {m}, pedo, volado, puesto {m}
litany {n} /ˈlɪtəni/ (ritual liturgical prayer) :: letanía
litany {n} (prolonged or tedious list) :: letanía {f}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
-lite {suffix} /lʌɪt/ (forms names of rocks or minerals) :: -lita {f}
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre ::
literacy {n} /ˈlɪtəɹəsi/ (ability to read and write) :: alfabetismo {m}
literal {adj} /ˈlɪtəɹəl/ (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: literal
literally {adv} /ˈlɪɾɚ(ɹ)əli]/ (not metaphorically) :: literalmente
literary {adj} (bookish) SEE: bookish ::
literary {adj} /ˈlɪtəɹɛ(ə)ɹi/ (relating to literature) :: literario
literary inquisition {n} (persecution of intellectuals on the basis of their writings) :: inquisición literaria {f}
literate {adj} /ˈlɪtəɹət/ (able to read, having literacy) :: alfabetizado, [dated] letrado, [colloquial] alfabeto
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing) :: letrado
literature {n} /ˈlɪ.tɚ.ɪ.tʃɚ/ (body of all written works) :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture) :: literatura {f} {mf}
literature {n} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject) :: literatura {f}
litharge {n} /ˈlɪθɑɹdʒ/ (lead monoxide) :: litargirio {m}
lithic {adj} /ˈlɪθɪk/ (stone) :: lítico
lithium {n} /ˈlɪθi.əm/ (chemical element) :: litio {m}
lithium {n} (treatment for mental disorders) :: litio {m}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: hidruro de litio y aluminio {m}
lithium battery {n} (type of battery) :: batería de litio {f}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: hidruro de litio {m}
lithium oxide {n} (white powdered alkali) :: óxido de litio {m}
lithograph {n} (noun) :: litografía {f}
lithographer {n} (a person who makes lithographs) :: litógrafo {m}, litógrafa {f}
lithographic {adj} (related to lithography) :: litográfico
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic ::
lithography {n} (printing method) :: litografía {f}
lithology {n} (the study of rocks) :: litología {f}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: litósfera {f}
Lithuania {prop} /ˌlɪθ.(j)uˈeɪ.ni.ə/ (country) :: Lituania
Lithuanian {adj} /ˌlɪθʊˈeɪni.ən/ (referring to Lithuania) :: lituano
Lithuanian {n} (language) :: lituano {m}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: lituano {m}
Lithuanian Hound {n} (Lithuanian Hound) :: sabueso lituano {m}
Lithuanian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: RSS Lituania {f}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen) :: tornasol {m}
litmus paper {n} :: papel de tornasol {m}
litotes {n} /laɪˈtəʊ.tiːz/ (rhetoric: stating a point by denying its opposite) :: litote {f}, lítotes {f}
litre {n} /ˈliː.tə/ (unit of fluid measure) :: litro {m}
litter {n} /ˈlɪtɚ/ (platform designed to carry a person or a load) :: litera {f}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth) :: camada {f}
litter {n} (bedding for animals) :: cama {f}
litter {n} (discarded items) :: detritus
litter {n} (material for litter tray) :: letiera
litter {n} (layer of dead leaves and other organic matter) :: colchón de hojas {m}
litter {v} (give birth) :: parir
little {adj} /ˈlɪtl̩/ (small in size) :: pequeño
little {adj} (Insignificant, trivial) :: poco, menor
little {adj} (very young) :: pequeño
little {adj} (small in number, few) :: poco
little {adj} :: menor, poco
little {adv} (not much) :: poco, poquito
little {determiner} (small amount) :: poco
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress) :: vestidito negro {m}
little boy {n} (a diminutive male child) :: niño {m}, chamaquito {m} [Mexico, Central America], chiquito {m}, chiquitin {m}
little brother {n} (a sibling's younger brother, see also: younger brother) :: hermano menor {m}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: poco a poco
Little Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism) :: Osa Menor {f}
little egret {n} (bird) :: garceta común {f}
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: dedo meñique {m}, meñique {m}
little girl {n} (a female child) :: niña {f}, chica {f}, chiquita {f}, chiquitina {f}
little green man {n} (humorous: space alien, Martian, see also: alien) :: hombrecillo verde {m}
little one {n} (term of endearment) :: pequeño {m}, pequeña {f}
little owl {n} /ˈlɪtəl ɑʊl/ (species of owl) :: mochuelo europeo {m}, mochuelo común {m}
little pitchers have big ears {proverb} (proverb) :: hay orejas chiquitas
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} /ˈlɪtl̩ ɹɛd ɹaɪ.dɪŋ hʊd/ (a folktale) :: Caperucita Roja {f}
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister, see also: younger sister) :: hermana pequeña {f}, hermanita chica {f}, hermanita, hermana menor
little woman {n} (little + woman) :: mujercita {f}
little woman {n} (wife) :: mujercita {f}, vieja {f}
littoral {adj} /ˈlɪtəɹəl/ (of or relating to the shore, especially the seashore) :: litoral
littoral {n} (the shore) :: litoral {m}
Litueche {prop} (Litueche) :: Litueche {m}
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical ::
liturgical {adj} /lɪˈtɝdʒɪkəl/ (Pertaining to liturgy) :: litúrgico
liturgy {n} /ˈlɪtɚd͡ʒi/ (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: liturgia {f}
Liturgy of the Hours {n} ( liturgy for daily use at each of the canonical hours) :: liturgia de las horas {f}
live {v} /lɪv/ (be alive) :: vivir
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: vivir, morar [literarily]
live {adj} /laɪv/ (having life) :: vivo
live {adj} ((broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens) :: en vivo, en directo
live {adv} (as it happens) :: en vivo, en directo
live action {n} (video that has been produced by filming) :: acción real {f}
live and let live {v} (be tolerant) :: vivir y dejar vivir
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response) :: quien a hierro mata, a hierro muere
live-in {adj} (living on the premises) :: puertas adentro [employee], conviviente [sexual partner]
livelihood {n} /ˈlaɪvlihʊd/ (means of supporting oneself) :: sustento {m}
liveliness {n} /ˈlaɪvlinəs/ (the quality of being lively) :: vivacidad {f}
lively {adj} /ˈlaɪvli/ (full of life) :: vivaz, animado, brioso, vigoroso , pizpireto
lively {adj} (fizzy; foamy) :: burbujeante (fizzy), espumoso (foamy)
lively {adv} (vibrantly, vividly) :: vívidamente, vibrantemente {f}
liver {n} /lɪvə(ɹ)/ (organ of the body) :: hígado {m}
liver {n} (organ as food) :: hígado
livermorium {n} /ˌlɪvəɹˈmɔːɹiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number 116) :: livermorio {m}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: Liverpool {m}
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia) :: Liverpool {m}
liverwort {n} /ˈlɪv.ɚ.wɝːt/ (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: hepática {f}
liverwurst {n} (liver sausage) :: leberwurst {f}, paté de higado {m}
livery {n} /ˈlɪv.ə.ɹi/ (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: librea {f}
livestock {n} /ˈlaɪvˌstɑk/ (farm animals) :: ganado {m}
live up {v} (to fulfil the expectations placed upon) :: estar a la altura, dar la talla
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid ::
livid {adj} /ˈlɪvɪd/ (having a dark, bluish appearance) :: lívido
lividity {n} (livor mortis, suggillation) SEE: livor mortis ::
living {adj} /ˈlɪvɪŋ/ :: vivo, viviente
living {n} (financial means; a means of maintaining life) :: ganarse la vida, trabajo {m}
living {n} (style of life) :: estilo de vida {m}
living dead {n} (undead) :: muertos vivientes {m-p}, zombis {m-p}
living fossil {n} /ˈlɪvɪŋ ˈfɒsəl/ (species believed extinct but later found living) :: fósil viviente {m}
living proof {n} (real-life person or thing which demonstrates the validity of a hypothesis) :: ejemplo vivo {m}
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: salón {m}, sala de estar, sala {f}
living wage {n} (minimum income) :: salario mínimo, pasadía
living will {n} (document expressing a desire to die naturally in certain medical circumstances) :: testamento vital
Livonia {prop} (historical region) :: Livonia
Livonian {prop} (language) :: livonio
Livonian {n} (person) :: livone {m}, livona {f}
livor mortis {n} (settling of the blood in the lower portion of the body) :: livor mortis {m}
Livornian {adj} (of or from Livorno) :: livornés, liornés
Livornian {n} (someone from Livorno) :: livornés {m}, livornesa {f}, liornés {m}, liornesa {f}
Livorno {prop} /ləˈvɔɹnoʊ/ (province of Italy) :: Livorno {f}
Livorno {prop} (city in Italy) :: Livorno {f}, Liorna {f}, Liorno {f}
lizard {n} /ˈlɪz.ɚd/ (reptile) :: lagarto {m}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
Ljubljana {prop} /ˌl(j)ʊbliˈɑːnə/ (Capital city of Slovenia) :: Liubliana {f}
llama {n} /ˈjɑmə/ (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: llama {f}
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company) :: SRL
Lleida {prop} (city) :: Lérida {f}
lo {contraction} /loʊ/ (look, see, behold) :: ve, ved, vea, veamos, vean
loach {n} /ˈləʊtʃ/ (fish of the family Cobitidae) :: locha {f}
load {n} /loʊd/ (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time) :: carga, cargamento
load {n} (the volume of work required to be performed) :: carga
load {n} (the electrical current or power delivered by a device) :: carga {f}
load {v} (to put a load on or in) :: cargar
load {v} (to read into memory) :: cargar
loaded {adj} /ˈloʊdɪd/ ((slang) having wealth) :: forrado
loadstone {n} (lodestone) SEE: lodestone ::
loaf {n} /loʊf/ (block of bread) :: pan {m}, hogaza {f}
loaf {n} (block of food) :: pan {m}
loaf {n} (head (slang)) :: mollera {f}, testa {f} [slang]
loaf {v} (do nothing) :: holgazanear, estar a la bartola, golfear
loafer {n} (idle person) :: haragán {m}, gandul {m}, holgazán {m}
loafer {n} (footwear) :: mocasín {m}
loam {n} /loʊm/ (type of soil) :: marga {f}
loan {n} /loʊn/ (borrowed sum of money or other valuables) :: préstamo {m}
loan {n} (contract and array of legal or ethical obligations surrounding a loan) :: préstamo {m}
loan {n} :: préstamo {m}
loan {v} (to lend) :: prestar
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: ¡y quién lo iba a decir!, ¡que sorpresa!
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: usurero {m}, usurera {f}
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque ::
loanword {n} /ˈloʊnwɝd/ (word taken from another language) :: préstamo {m}, calco {m}
loath {adj} /ləʊθ/ (unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined) :: poco dispuesto {m}
loathe {v} /ˈloʊð/ (hate, detest, revile) :: detestar, repugnar
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike) :: odio, asco {m}, repugnancia {f}, repelo {m} [coll.]
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump ::
Lobamba {prop} (traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland) :: Lobamba
lobby {n} /lɑbi/ (group of people who try to lobby) :: lobby {m}
lobby {v} (To attempt to influence) :: cabildear, recabar
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
lobbyist {n} /ˈlɑ.bi.ɪst/ (A person who for remuneration reattempts to persuade politicians) :: cabildero {m}, recabador {m}
lobe {n} /ləʊb/ (division of the brain) :: lóbulo {m}
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation) :: lobotomía {f}
lobster {n} /ˈlɑb.stɚ/ (crustacean) :: langosta {f}
lobster pot {n} (a trap used to catch lobsters) :: nasa {f}
lobular {adj} (Of or relating to a lobule) :: lobular
local {adj} /ˈloʊkl̩/ (of a nearby location) :: local
local {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism) :: local
local {n} (a person who lives near a given place) :: vecino {m}, vecina {f}, lugareño {m}
local {n} :: local
local anesthetic {n} (substance) :: anestésico local {m}
local derby {n} (a sports match between local rival teams) :: ciasico
locale {n} /loʊˈkæl/ (place where something happens) :: lugar {m}
locale {n} (language-related settings) :: configuración regional {f}
Local Group {prop} (cluster of galaxies that contains the Milky Way) :: Grupo Local {m}
locality {n} (neighbourhood) :: vecindario {m}, vecindarios {m-p}, localidad
localization {n} (act of localizing) :: localización
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region) :: localización
localization {n} (state of being localized) :: localización
localization {n} :: localización
localize {v} (to adapt a product for use in a particular country or region) :: tropicalizar
Local Supercluster {prop} /ˌloʊkl̩ ˈsupɚˌklʌstɚ/ (Supercluster that includes the Milky Way) :: Supercúmulo Local
local time {n} (official time in a particular region or time zone) :: hora local {f}
locate {v} /ləʊˈkeɪt/ (to place; to set in a particular spot or position) :: ubicar
locate {v} (designate the site or place of) :: ubicar, localizar
locate {v} ((intransitive) to place oneself; to take up one's residence; to settle) :: asentar [pronominal]
location {n} /loʊˈkeɪʃən/ (place) :: ubicación {f}, lugar {m}, posición
location {n} (act of locating) :: ubicación
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: caso locativo {m}
lochia {n} /ˈlɒkɪə/ (post-partum vaginal discharge) :: loquios {m-p}
Lochkovian {prop} :: Lochkoviense
Loch Ness {prop} (lake in the Great Glen of Scotland) :: lago Ness {m}
Loch Ness monster {prop} (hypothetical creature) :: monstruo del lago Ness {m}
lock {n} /lɑk/ (something used for fastening) :: cerradura {f}, candado {m}
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: esclusa {f}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun) :: llave
lock {v} (to become fastened in place) :: bloquearse
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: cerrar con llave, acerrojar, candar
lock {n} (length of hair) :: bucle {m}, mecha {f}, rulo {m}
locked {adj} /lɑkt/ (that has been locked (with a key)) :: cerrado con llave
locker {n} (storage compartment) :: armario {m}, casillero, taquilla {f}, locker {m}, lócker {m}
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locket {n} /ˈlɑkɪt/ (chained ornament) :: medallón {m}
locks {n} /lɑks/ (count of hair) :: mecha {f}
lockset {n} (hardware components) :: conjunto de cerradura {m}, juego de cerradura {m}
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: cerrajero {m}
locksmithing {n} /ˈlɒkˌsmɪθɪŋ/ (art of making and defeating locks) :: cerrajería {f}
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone) :: encerrar
lock up {v} (to close the doors and windows securely) :: cerrar, trancar
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding) :: colgarse, bloquearse, trancarse
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
locomotion {n} (ability to move) :: locomoción {f}
locomotive {n} /ˌloʊkəˈmoʊtiv/ (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: locomotora {f}
locomotive {adj} (relating to locomotion) :: locomotor
locus {n} /ˈloʊkəs/ (place or locality) :: lugar {m}, sitio {m}
locus {n} (set of all points given by an equation or condition) :: lugar {m}
locus {n} (position on a chromosome) :: locus {m}
locust {n} /ˈloʊ.kəst/ (type of grasshopper) :: langosta {f}
lode {n} (loadstone) SEE: lodestone ::
lode {n} /ləʊd/ (vein of metallic ore) :: filón, veta
lode {n} (rich source of supply) :: montón {m}
lodestar {n} (star used as navigation reference) :: estrella polar {f}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodestone {n} /ˈloʊdˌstoʊn/ (natural magnet) :: imán {m}, calamita {f}
lodestone {n} (magnetite) :: piedra imán {f}
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodge {n} /lɑdʒ/ (recreational building) :: cabaña {f}, barraca {f}
lodge {n} (porter's rooms) :: caseta {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons) :: logia {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of trade union) :: logia {f}
lodge {n} (beaver's shelter) :: madriguera {f}
lodge {v} (to flatten to the ground) :: encamarse, abatirse
lodge {v} :: alojar, albergar
lodger {n} (person who lodges in another's house) :: huésped
lodging {n} /ˈlɑdʒɪŋ/ (place to live or lodge) :: alojamiento {m}, hospedaje {m}
lodging {n} (condition of a plant that has been flattened) :: encamado {m}
loess {n} /ˈloʊ.əs/ (sediment of eolian origin) :: loess {m}
loft {n} /lɔft/ (an attic or similar space) :: desván {m}, buhardilla {f} [rare], tapanco {m} [Mexico]
loft {v} (to propel high into the air) :: elevar
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
lofty {adj} /ˈlɔːfti/ (high, having great height or stature) :: majestuoso
log {n} /lɑɡ/ (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: leño {m}, tronco {m}
log {n} (bulky piece of timber) :: leño {m}
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel) :: registro
log {v} (to cut down trees) :: talar
log {v} (make an entry in a log) :: registrar
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry) :: frambuesa de Logan, logana {f}, loganberi {f}, loganberry {f}
logarithm {n} /ˈlɑ.ɡə.ɹɪ.ð(ə)m/ (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: logaritmo {m}
logarithmic {adj} (relating to logarithms) :: logarítmico {m}, logarítmica {f}
logbook {n} /ˈlɑɡ.bʊk/ (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: libro de registro {m}, cuaderno de bitácora {m}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth ::
logger {n} /ˈlɑːɡɚ/ (worker whose occupation is to harvest trees) :: leñador {m}
loggerhead turtle {n} (Caretta caretta) :: caguama {f}
logic {n} /ˈlɑdʒɪk/ (method of human thought) :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (mathematical study) :: lógica
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness) :: lógica
-logic {suffix} (-logical) SEE: -logical ::
logical {adj} /ˈlɑdʒɪkəɫ]/ (reasonable) :: lógico
-logical {suffix} (used to form adjectival forms of nouns) :: -lógico
logical connective {n} (logic: truth-valued function) :: conectiva lógica {f}
logically {adv} (in a logical manner) :: lógicamente
logic gate {n} (a physical Boolean device) :: compuerta lógica {f}, puerta lógica {f}
logician {n} /loʊd͡ʒˈɪʃən/ (person who studies or teaches logic) :: lógico {m}, lógica {f}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: entrar, iniciar sesión
logion {n} /ˈləʊ.ɡɪ.ən/ (a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible) :: logion Iesu
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy) :: -logo {m}, -loga {f}
logistic {adj} /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪk/ (relating to logistics) :: logístico
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: logística {f}
logjam {n} (A clog; any jam or mess that halts or greatly delays progress) :: atascamiento {m}, bloqueo {m}, obstrucción {m}, callejón sin salida {m}, círculo vicioso {m}, pescadilla que se muerde la cola {f}
logo {n} /ˈloʊɡoʊ/ (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity) :: logotipo {m}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
logogram {n} /ˈlɔːɡəɡɹæm/ (character or symbol that represents a word or phrase) :: logograma {m}
logogriph {n} (word puzzle with clues in verse) :: logogrifo {m}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
logopedics {n} (study and correction of speech defects) :: logopedia {f}
logorrhea {n} (excessive and often uncontrollable flow of words) :: logorrea {f}
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo) :: logotipo {m}
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature) :: logotipo {m}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: salir
Logroño {prop} /ləˈɡɹoʊnjoʊ/ (capital city of La Rioja, Spain) :: Logroño {m}
logwood {n} (tree) :: palo campeche {m}, campeche {m}, palo tinta {f}
-logy {suffix} /ləd͡ʒi/ (branch of learning) :: -logía {f}
loin {n} /lɔɪn/ (part of the body) :: lomo {m}
loin {n} (cut of meat) :: lomos {m}
loincloth {n} (garment) :: taparrabos {m}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
loins {n} /lɔɪnz/ (the lower abdomen, groin and genitalia) :: entrañas {f-p}
loins {n} :: lomos {p}, zona púbica, verija.
Loire {prop} (river) :: Loira
loiter {v} /ˈlɔɪtɚ/ (to stand about without any aim or purpose) :: holgazanear, perder el tiempo, merodear, vagar, vaguear
loitering {n} (The action of the verb loiter) :: vagancia {f}, merodeo {m}
Lojban {prop} /ˈloʒban/ (artificial logical language based on Loglan) :: lojban {m}, Lojban {m}
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} /ɛl.oʊˈɛl/ (expression of laughter) :: lol, reva, jajajá
loll {v} /lɑl/ (to act lazily or indolently) :: recostarse, arrellanarse, repanchingarse, repanchigarse, reposar
lollipop {n} /lɑ.li.pɑp/ (confectionery on a stick) :: piruleta {f}, chupachús {m} [Spain], chupeta {f} [Colombia, Venezuela], chupete {m} [Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru], chupetín {m} [Argentina, Uruguay], colombina {f} [Colombia], cóyac {m} [Chile, colloquial], paleta de caramelo {f} [Mexico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Puerto Rico], pirulí {m} [Spain]
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
Lolol {prop} (city in Chile) :: Lolol {m}
Lomé {prop} (capital of Togo) :: Lomé
Lombard {n} /ˈlɒmbɑː(ɹ)d/ (member of a Germanic people) :: lombardo {m}, longobardo {m}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy) :: lombardo {m}
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombard rate {n} (interest rate) :: tasa de interés lombarda {f}
Lombardy {prop} /ˈlɑːmbəɹdi/ (region in northern Italy) :: Lombardía {f}
loment {n} (a type of modified legume that breaks apart at constrictions occurring between the segments of the seeds) :: lomento {m}
London {prop} /ˈlʌn.dən/ (in the United Kingdom) :: Londres {m}
London {prop} (in Canada) :: London
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK) :: londinense, de Londres
Londoner {n} /ˈlʌn.dən.ə(ɹ)/ (person from or inhabitant of London) :: londinense {m} {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: el metro de Londres {m}
lone {adj} (having no companion) :: solo
loneliness {n} /ˈloʊnlinəs/ (condition of being lonely) :: soledad {f}
lonely {adj} /ˈloʊnli/ (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated) :: solitario
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate) :: desolado, desierto
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company) :: solitario {m}, huraño {m}
lonesome {adj} /ˈloʊnsəm/ (unhappy due to being alone) :: solitario
long {adj} /ˈlɒŋ/ (having much distance from one point to another) :: largo
long {adj} (having great duration) :: largo, luengo
long {adj} :: largo
long {adv} (over a great distance) :: lejos, lueñe
long {adv} :: mucho, harto
long {v} (to wait, to aspire) :: desear, anhelar
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long absent, soon forgotten {proverb} (love fades away when people are distant) :: lueñe de los ojos, lueñe del cuer
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past) :: hace tiempo, tiempo ha
long-awaited {adj} (having been awaited for a long time) :: largamente esperado {m}
longboard {v} (spine board) SEE: spine board ::
longbow {n} /ˈlɒŋbəʊ/ (large bow) :: arco largo {m}
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock ::
long division {n} (procedure for dividing multidigit numbers) :: división larga {f}
long drink {n} (large mixed drink) :: combinado {m}
long-eared owl {n} /ˌlɒŋɪədˈaʊl/ (Asio otus) :: búho chico {m}
longevity {n} /lɒŋˈdʒɛ.vɪ.ti/ (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life) :: longevidad {f}
long face {n} (expression of sadness and disappointment or gloom) :: cara larga {f} [coll.]
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn) :: anhelar
long haul {adj} (travelling a long distance) :: de larga distancia
longhorn {n} /ˈlɔŋhɔɹn/ (breed of beef cattle) :: res de cuernos largos {f}
longing {n} /ˈlɔːŋɪŋ/ (melancholic desire) :: añoranza
long in the tooth {adj} (old, aged) :: rancio, ajado
Long Island {prop} /ˌlɒŋ ˈaɪlənd/ (island in New York) :: Long Island
Long Island {prop} (a district of the Bahamas) :: Long Island
longitude {n} /ˈlɑndʒəˌtud/ (angular distance) :: longitud {f}
longitude {n} (imaginary line through North Pole and South Pole) :: longitud {f}
longitudinal {adj} /ˌlɑndʒəˈtuːdənəl/ (relating to length, or to longitude) :: longitudinal
longitudinal {adj} (sampling data over time) :: longitudinal
longitudinally {adv} (along lines of longitude) :: longitudinalmente
longitudinal wave {n} (type of wave) :: onda longitudinal {f}
long johns {n} (full-length undergarments) :: calzoncillos largos {m-p}
long johns {n} (garment for bottom half of the body) :: pantalón interior largo
long-lasting {adj} (persisting or enduring for a long time) :: perdurable
long-legged {adj} (having long legs) :: zancudo
long-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo rufinus) :: busardo moro {m}
long line {prop} :: recta larga
long live {v} (prosper) :: ¡viva! [used for only one person or object], ¡que viva! [used for only one person or object], ¡vivan! [used for several persons or objects], ¡que vivan! [used for several persons or objects]
long-lived {adj} /ˈlɒŋˈlaɪvd/ (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time) :: longevo
long primer {n} :: entredós, filosofía
long s {n} (the character ſ) :: s larga
longship {n} (type of Viking vessel) :: drakkar {m}
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships) :: estibador {m}, estibadora {f}
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
longspine snipefish {n} (Macroramphosus scolopax) :: [Spain] trompetero {m}
longstanding {adj} (longstanding) SEE: long-standing ::
long-standing {adj} (having existed for a long time) :: de larga data
long story short {adv} (Introducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story) :: en resumen
longsword {n} (a kind of sword) :: espada larga {f}
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period) :: a largo plazo, duradero {m}, duradera {f}
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: ¡cuánto tiempo!, ¡tanto tiempo sin verte!
long ways, long lies {proverb} /ˈlɒŋ ˌweɪz ˈlɒŋ ˌlaɪz/ (Proverb) :: de luengas tierras, luengas mentiras
long weekend {n} (weekend extended by one or more days off) :: puente {m}, sándwich {m} [Chile]
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose) :: prolijo
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement) :: Longyearbyen
lonsdaleite {n} (mineral) :: lonsdaleita {f}
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
loofah {n} (tropical vine) :: estropajo {m}, lufa {f},
look {v} /lʊk/ (to try to see) :: mirar
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: parecer
look {v} (to search) :: buscar
look {v} (to face) :: dar
look {v} (to expect) :: esperar
look {v} :: mirar
look {n} (action of looking) :: vistazo {m}, ojeada {f}, mirada {f}
look {n} (physical appearance) :: aspecto {m}
look {n} (facial expression) :: mirada {f}
look after {v} (to watch, to protect) :: cuidar de
lookalike {n} /ˈlʊkəlaɪk/ (person physically resembling another person) :: sosias {m}, sosia {m}
look at {v} (to observe or watch) :: mirar
look at {v} :: mirar
look back {v} (look behind oneself) :: ver hacia atrás, mirar hacia atrás, volver la cabeza, volverse hacia atrás
look back {v} (reminisce about the past) :: recordar, volver la cabeza, acordarse
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn) :: antes que te cases, mira lo que haces
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior) :: menospreciar, ningunear
look down one's nose {v} (To regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt) :: mirar por encima del hombro
look for {v} (search; seek) :: buscar
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: esperar, tener pensado
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look like {v} (seem, appear) :: parecer
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble) :: parecerse a
lookout {n} /ˈlʊkaʊt/ :: vigía {m}
look out for number one {v} :: arrimar el ascua a su sardina
look over {v} (to scan-read and check) :: revisar
look up {v} (to have better prospects, to improve) :: mejorar
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: buscar
look up to {v} (To show respect for) :: respetar
loom {n} /lum/ (utensil, tool, article) :: utensilio {m}, herramienta {f}, artículo {m}
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: telar {m}
loom {n} (part of an oar) :: caña {f}
loom {v} (impend, threaten, hang over) :: cerner [pronominal]
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon ::
loon {n} /ˈluːn/ (bird of order Gaviiformes) :: colimbo {m}
loop {n} /luːp/ (length of thread, line or rope) :: lazo {m}, lazada {f}, gaza {f} [nautical], recodo {m}
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself) :: lazo {m}, recodo {m}, vuelta {f}, círculo {m}
loop {n} (endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition) :: rizo {m}, círculo {m}, bucle infinito {m}, cinta infinita {f}
loop {n} (complete circuit for an electric current) :: circuito cerrado {m}
loop {n} (programmed sequence of instructions) :: ciclo {m}, bucle {m}
loop {n} (edge that begins and ends on the same vertex of a graph) :: lazo {m}
loop {n} (topology: path that starts and ends at the same point) :: lazo {m}
loop {n} (transportation route that starts and ends at the same point) :: vuelta {f}, anillo vial {m}, anillo {m}, ronda {f}, ronda {f}, circunvalación {f}
loop {n} (quasigroup with an identity element) :: bucle {m}
loop {n} (aircraft maneuver) :: looping {m}, rizo {m}
loop {n} (ring road) SEE: ring road ::
loophole {n} /ˈluːphəʊl/ (method of escape) :: escapatoria {f}
loopy {adj} /ˈluːpi/ (Idiotic, crazy or drunk) :: zumbado [colloquial]
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll ::
loose {v} /luːs/ (to let loose) :: soltar, desatar, liberar
loose {v} (to unfasten) :: desabrochar
loose {v} (to make less tight) :: aflojar
loose {v} (to let go) :: soltar
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly) :: flojo, suelto
loose {adj} (not packaged) :: suelto
loose {adj} (relaxed) :: relajado
loose {adj} (indiscreet) :: indiscreto
loose {adj} (promiscuous) :: promiscuo, libertino, golfo
loose {adj} :: suelto
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed ::
loose cannon {v} (unpredictable person) :: bala perdida
loose change {n} (coins kept in one's pocket or bag) :: cambio {m}
loose change {n} (small sum of money) :: menudo
loose ends {n} (leftover items) :: cabos sueltos {p}
loosen {v} /ˈluːsn̩/ (to make less tight) :: aflojar, soltar
loot {n} /luːt/ (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband) :: botín {m}
loot {v} (to steal from) :: saquear
looting {n} (act of looting) :: saqueo {m}
lop {v} /lɒp/ (cut off) :: podar, cortar, mochar
lope {v} /loʊp/ (to travel an easy pace with long strides) :: correr a paso largo
loppers {n} (pruning shears with long handles) :: podadera de brazo largo
lopsided {adj} /ˈlɑp.saɪ.dɪd/ (not balanced) :: desequilibrado {m}, desigual
loquacious {adj} /loʊˈkweɪʃəs/ (talkative, chatty) :: locuaz
loquacity {n} (talkativeness) :: locuacidad {f}
loquat {n} /ˈloʊkwɑt/ (fruit) :: níspero japonés {m}
loquat {n} (tree) :: níspero japonés {m}
-loquy {suffix} /-ləkwi/ (speaking, speech) :: -loquio {m}
Lorcan {adj} (of or relating to Federico García Lorca) :: lorquiano
lord {n} /lɔːd/ (master of a household) :: castellano
lord {n} (property owner) :: señor {m}
Lord {prop} /lɔɹd/ (God) :: Señor {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus) :: Señor {m}
lordly {adj} (of or relating to a lord) :: noble {m} {f}
lordly {adj} (having the qualities of a lord; lordlike; noble) :: noble {m} {f}
lordly {adj} (proud; haughty; imperious; insolent) :: pomposo {m}, presuntuoso {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine) :: lordosis {f}
lordship {n} /ˈlɔɹd.ʃɪp/ (title) :: el Señor {m}, señoría {f}
lordship {n} (seigniory, domain, territory ruled by a lord) :: domino {m}, esfera {f}, señorío {m}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: Padre nuestro {m}
Lord's Supper {prop} (Eucharist) SEE: Eucharist ::
Lord's Supper {prop} (Last Supper) SEE: Last Supper ::
lore {n} /lɔɹ/ (all the facts and traditions about a particular subject) :: sabiduría {m}, tradición {f}, erudición {f}
lore {n} (the backstory created around a fictional universe) :: leyenda {f}
lore {n} :: leyenda {f}, saber popular {m}
Lorraine {prop} /ləˈɹeɪn/ (region west of Alsace) :: Lorena {f}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry {n} /ˈlɔɹi/ (A horse-drawn wagon) :: carreta {f}
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} /lɔs ˈændʒələs/ (largest city in California) :: Los Ángeles {m}
lose {v} /luːz/ (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: perder
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: perder
lose {v} (shed (weight)) :: perder
lose {v} (fail to be the winner) :: perder, fracasar
lose count {v} (to forget the number of times that something has happened) :: perder la cuenta
lose face {v} (lose respect of others) :: desprestigiarse, quedar mal parado, perder la cara
lose heart {v} (to despair) :: desesperarse, desanimarse
lose one's balance {v} (unsteady) SEE: unsteady ::
lose one's head {v} /luːz wʌnz hɛd/ (behave irrationally or lose self-control) :: perder la cabeza
lose one's mind {v} /luːz wʌnz maɪnd/ (to become insane) :: perder la razón, perder los papeles
lose one's shit {v} (vulgar: to lose one's temper) :: perder la cabeza
lose one's shit {v} (to have a sudden burst of emotion) :: flipar
lose one's temper {v} /luːz wʌnz tɛmpə(ɹ)/ (to be explosively angry) :: perder los estribos
lose one's virginity {v} (to stop being a virgin after the first sexual intercourse) :: debutar, perder la virginidad
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
loser {n} /luzɚ/ (person who fails to win) :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life) :: perdedor {m}, fracasado {m}, pringado {m}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy or obese) :: perder peso, bajar de peso, adelgazar
losing streak {n} (sequence of losses) :: mala racha {f}
loss {n} /lɔs/ (instance of losing) :: derrota
loss {n} (The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body) :: pérdida
loss {n} (something lost) :: pérdida
loss {n} :: pérdida
loss leader {n} /ˈlɒs ˈliːdə(ɹ)/ (item sold at or below cost to stimulate sales) :: gancho comercial {m}
lost {adj} /lɔst/ (unable to find one's way) :: perdido
lost {adj} (in an unknown location) :: perdido
lost and found {n} (department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners) :: objetos perdidos y encontrados {m-p}
lost generation {n} :: generación perdida {f}
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found ::
lot {n} /lɒt/ (distinct portion or plot of land) :: loteo {m}
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought) :: destino
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
Lot {prop} /lɑt/ (nephew of Abraham) :: Lot {m}
loth {adj} (reluctant) SEE: loath ::
lothario {n} /loʊˈθɛəɹioʊ]/ (seducer) :: seductor {m}
lotion {n} /ˈloʊʃən/ (ointment that one rubs on the skin) :: loción {f}
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} /ˈlɑtɚi/ (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: lotería {f}
lottery {n} (affair of chance) :: lotería {f}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery) :: cupón {m}, boleto {m}, billete {m}, [Latin America] suerte {f}, billete de lotería {m}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
lotus {n} /ˈloʊtəs/ (plant of the genus Nelumbo) :: loto {m}
lotus nut {n} (lotus seed) SEE: lotus seed ::
lotus position {n} (cross-legged sitting position in which the feet are resting on the thigh of the opposite leg) :: posición de loto {f}
lotus seed {n} (seed from the plants in the genus Nelumbo) :: semilla de loto {f}
loud {adj} /laʊd/ (of a sound) :: fuerte {m} {f}
loud {adj} (noisy) :: ruidoso
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.) :: chillón {m}
loudly {adv} /ˈlaʊdli/ (in a loud manner) :: en voz alta, ruidosamente
loudmouth {n} (one who talks too much or too loudly) :: fanfarrón {m}, fanfarrona {f}, presumido {m}, presumida {f}, matasiete
loudness {n} (perceptual strength or amplitude of sound pressure) :: sonoridad {f}
loudness {n} (the physical strength of the sound pressure level) :: volumen {m}
loudspeaker {n} /ˈlaʊdspiːkɚ/ (transducer) :: altavoz {m}, altoparlante {m} [Am.]
Lou Gehrig's disease {n} (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) :: esclerosis lateral amiotrófica {f}, ELA
Louis {prop} /lu.ɪs/ (male given name) :: Luis {m}
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise ::
louis d'or {n} /ˌluːɪ ˈdɔː/ (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: luis de oro {m}
Louise {prop} /luːˈiːz/ (feminine form of Louis) :: Luisa
Louisiana {prop} /luːˌiːziˈænə/ (US state) :: Luisiana {f}
lounge {n} /laʊndʒ/ (waiting room) :: sala de espera {f}
lounge {n} (living room) :: sala de estar {f}, estancia {f}
lounge {n} (large comfortable seat) :: reposera {f}
lounger {n} (chair) :: tumbona {f}
Lourdes {prop} (female given name) :: (María de) Lourdes
louse {n} /laʊs/ (insect) :: piojo {m}
louse {n} (worthless person) :: sinvergüenza {m} {f}, canalla {m} {f}
louse {v} (To remove lice) :: despiojar
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded) :: pésimo {m}, penoso {m}, lamentable, malísimo {m}, fatal
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: piojoso {m}
lousy {adj} (filled with) :: plagado {m}, infestado {m}
lout {n} /laʊt/ (troublemaker) :: salvaje {m}, gamberro {m} [Spain], barra brava {m} [Argentina]
lout {n} (bumpkin) :: zopenco {m}, zopenca {f}
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Lovaina
louvar {n} (Luvarus imperialis) :: emperador {m}
louver {n} /ˈluːvɚ/ (a ventilating turret or lantern) :: lumbrera {f}
louver {n} (a slatted opening in a wall, door or window) :: rejilla {f}
louver {n} (a system of slits for ventilation) :: rejilla {f}
Louvre {prop} /luvʁ/ (an art museum in France) :: Museo (m) del Louvre (m)
lovable {adj} (inspiring love) :: amable
lovableness {n} (property that makes someone or something lovable) :: amabilidad {f}
lovage {n} /ˈlʌvɪdʒ/ (a Mediterranean herb) :: levístico {m}, apio de monte {m}
love {n} /lʌv/ (strong affection) :: amor {m}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: amor {m}, cariño {m}
love {n} (euphemistic: sexual activity) :: hacer el amor
love {n} :: amor {m}
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: amar, querer
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing) :: encantar, gustar, adorar, chiflar
love {v} (care about; will good for) :: amar
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with) :: hacer el amor
love {n} (zero) :: cero, nada
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship) :: ligue {m}, escarceo amoroso
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: flechazo {m}, amor a primera vista {m}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: inseparable {m}
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof)) :: tórtolo {m}, tórtola {f}
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin) :: chupetón {m} [Spain], chupón {m} [Latin America], chupete {m} [Mexico, slang]
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents) :: hijo natural {m}, hija natural {f}
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member) :: ser amado
love goggles {n} (blindness to criticism or objectivity directed at a person that one is in love with) :: [verb] enyegüecido, enyegüezco {m}
love handle {n} (protruding area of fat on the side of the body) :: rollo [Argentina], cartucheras {m-p}
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex) :: albergue transitorio {m}, telo {m}
love-in-a-mist {n} (Nigella damascena) :: arañuela {f}, cabellos de Venus
love interest {n} (romantic relationship) SEE: romance ::
love is blind {proverb} (proverb) :: el amor es ciego
loveless {adj} (without love) :: desamorado
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love) :: carta amorosa {f}, carta de amor {f}
lovely {n} /ˈlʌvli/ (attractive person) :: hermoso
love potion {n} (philter) SEE: philter ::
lover {n} /ˈlʌvɚ/ (one who loves another person) :: amante {m} {f}, enamorado {m}, enamorada {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: amante {m} {f}
lover {n} (person who loves something) :: amante {m} {f}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer ::
love seat {n} (A sofa for two people) :: tu-y-yó {m} , confidente {m}
love song {n} (song about love) :: canción de amor {f}
love triangle {n} /ˈlʌv ˌtɹʌɪæŋɡəl/ (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third) :: triángulo amoroso {m}
loving {adj} /ˈlʌvɪŋ/ (expressing a large amount of love) :: cariñoso, amoroso
lovingly {adv} (in a loving manner) :: amorosamente
low {adj} /loʊ/ (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: bajo
low {adj} (depressed, sad) :: decaído, cabizbajo, abatido, de capa caída
low {adj} (despicable) :: bajo
low {adv} (close to the ground) :: bajo
low {adv} (at a lower frequency) :: bajo
low {adv} (with a low voice or sound) :: bajo
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
low blow {n} (an unfair or illegal blow in boxing) :: golpe bajo
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay) :: de bajo presupuesto, económico
Low Countries {prop} (countries around the Rhine, Scheldt and Meuse rivers) :: Países Bajos {m-p}
low Earth orbit {n} (satellite orbit around the Earth) :: órbita terrestre baja {f}
lower {v} /ˈloʊɚ/ (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail) :: bajar
lower {v} (reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of, as temperature) :: bajar, abajar
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
lower case {n} /ˈləʊ.ə(ɹ)ˌkeɪs/ (lower case letters, collectively) :: minúscula {f}
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
lower class {n} (class of people) :: clase baja {f}
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: cámara baja {f}
lowering {n} (act of something being lowered) :: bajamiento {m}
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: Baja Sajonia {f}
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: mínimo común denominador {m}
lowest common denominator {n} (most simple shared interest) :: mínimo común denominador {m}
Low German {n} (West Germanic language) :: bajo alemán {m}
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings) :: tierra baja {f}
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group) :: bajo sajón
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
low season {n} (period of lowest demand) :: temporada baja {f}
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: bajamar {f}, marea baja {f}
low tide {n} (the time of day when the sea has recded to its lowest level) :: bajamar {f}
loyal {adj} /ˈlɔɪəl/ (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: leal
loyally {adv} (in a loyal manner) :: lealmente
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: lealtad {f}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation) :: lealtad {m}
lozenge {n} /ˈlɑzɪndʒ/ (rhombus) :: losange, rombo
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet) :: pastilla
Luanda {prop} (capital of Angola) :: Luanda {f}
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: lubrificante {m}, lubricante {m}
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: lubricar
lubrication {n} /lubɹɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the application of lubricants) :: lubricación {f}, lubrificación {f}
lubricous {adj} (slimy) :: lúbrico
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucerne {prop} (canton) :: Cantón Lucerna
Lucerne {prop} (city) :: Lucerna
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy ::
Lucian {prop} /ˈluː.sɪən/ (sophist of Syrian origin) :: Luciano {m}
Lucian {prop} (male given name) :: Luciano
lucid {adj} /ˈl(j)uːsɪd/ (clear; easily understood) :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (mentally rational; sane) :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (bright, luminous, translucent or transparent) :: lucido, brillante
lucid dream {n} (lucid dream) :: sueño lúcido {m}
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid) :: lucidez {f}
lucidly {adv} /ˈluːsɪdli/ (in a lucid manner) :: lúcidamente
lucidness {n} /ˈluːsɪdnəs/ (property of being lucid) :: lucidez {f}
Lucifer {prop} /ˈluːsɪfə/ (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12) :: Lucifer
Lucite {prop} (brand of tough transparent thermoplastic) :: plexiglás {m}
luck {n} /lʌk/ (something that happens to someone by chance) :: suerte {f}
luckily {adv} /ˈlʌkɪli/ (in a lucky manner) :: afortunadamente, por suerte, por fortuna, dichosamente
luck out {v} (to run out of luck) :: quedarse sin suerte
lucky {adj} /ˈlʌki/ (of people, having good fortune) :: afortunado, suertudo {m}
lucky {adj} (being good by chance) :: fortunado, afortunado
lucky charm {n} (object kept for good luck) :: amuleto {m}
lucky star {n} (something that appears to give a person luck) :: buena estrella {f}
lucky streak {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak ::
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable) :: lucrativo
lucre {n} /ˈluːkə/ (money, riches, or wealth) :: lucro
Lucy {prop} /ˈluːsi/ (female given name) :: Lucía
Luddite {n} /ˈlʌ.daɪt/ (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery) :: ludista {m} {f}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change) :: ludista {m} {f}
Ludfordian {prop} :: Ludfordiense
ludic {adj} /ˈluː.dɪk/ (of or pertaining to play) :: lúdico
ludicrous {adj} /ˈluː.dɪ.kɹəs/ (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny) :: irrisorio, ridiculo
Ludo {n} (board game) :: parchís {m}
Ludwig's angina {n} (infection of the floor of the mouth) :: angina de Ludwig {f}
luggage {n} /ˈlʌɡɪd͡ʒ/ (traveller's containers) :: equipaje {m}
luggage cart {n} (vehicle pushed by travellers) :: carro de equipaje {m}
luggage rack {n} (rack attached to a car) :: portaequipaje {m}, parrilla {f} [Latin America], baca {f} [Spain], portaequipajes {m}
Lugo {prop} (city) :: Lugo {m}
Lugo {prop} (province) :: Lugo {m}
lugubrious {adj} /ləˈɡ(j)uːbɹi.əs/ (gloomy) :: lúgubre, triste
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: República Popular de Lugansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Luke {prop} /luk/ (given name) :: Lucas
Luke {prop} (evangelist) :: Lucas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: Lucas {m}
lukewarm {adj} /ˌlukˈwɔɹm/ (temperature) :: tibio, templado
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic) :: tibio, poco entusiasta, desinteresado, indiferente
lull {v} /lʌl/ (to cause to rest) :: arrullar, adormecer
lullaby {n} /ˈlʌləbaɪ/ (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: canción de cuna {f}, nana {f}, canto de cuna {m}, arrullo {m}
lumbago {n} /lʌmˈbeɪɡoʊ/ (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache) :: lumbago {m}
lumbar {adj} /ˈlʌm.bɑːɹ/ (related to the lower back or loin) :: lumbar
lumbar puncture {n} (procedure to collect cerebrospinal fluid) :: punción lumbar {f}
lumber {n} /ˈlʌm.bɚ/ (wood as building material) :: madera aserrada {f}
lumberjack {n} /ˈlʌm.bɚ.dʒæk/ (person who fells trees) :: leñador {m}, leñadora {f}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill ::
lumbo- {prefix} (lumbar) :: lumbo-
lumbosacral {adj} (of or pertaining to the lumbar and sacral regions) :: lumbosacro
lumenal {adj} (Relating to the cavity or channel within a tube or tubular organ) :: de la luz, del lume
lumination {n} (illumination) SEE: illumination ::
luminescence {n} /luːmɪˈnɛs(ə)ns/ (emission) :: luminiscencia {f}
luminol {n} (chemical that exhibits blue chemiluminescence) :: luminol {m}
luminosity {n} (state of being luminous) :: luminosidad {f}
luminosity {n} (rate at which a star radiates energy) :: luminosidad {f}
luminous {adj} /ˈluːmɪnəs/ (emitting light; glowing brightly) :: luminoso
luminously {adv} (in a luminous manner) :: luminosamente
lummox {n} /ˈlʌməks/ (clumsy, stupid person) :: bobo {m}
lump {n} /lʌmp/ (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group) :: cúmulo {m}, prominencia {f}, cordillera {f} (de montañas), mazacote {m}, mota {f}, recrescencia {f}, grumo {m}
lump {n} (group, set, or unit) :: cúmulo {m}, agrupación {f}, acumulación {m}, amontonamiento {m}
lump {n} (A small, shaped mass of sugar) :: terrón {m}
lump {n} :: trozo {m}, grumo {m}, bulto {m}
lumpenproletariat {n} /lɐmpənpɹoʊləˈtɛɹi.ət/ (in Marxism: the lowest stratum of the proletariat) :: lumpenproletariado {m}, lumpemproletariado {m}, lumpen {m}
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish) :: cicloptero, lumpo
lumpy {adj} (full of lumps) :: grumoso
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunacy {n} /ˈluː.nə.si / (state of being mad) :: locura {f}
lunar {adj} /ˈlu.nɚ/ (of, or pertaining to, the moon) :: lunar {m} {f}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: eclipse lunar {m}
lunar module {n} (spacecraft) :: módulo lunar {m}
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: fase lunar {f}
lunatic {n} /ˈluːnətɪk/ (insane person) :: insano {m}
lunatic {adj} (crazed) :: lunático
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} /lʌnt͡ʃ/ (meal around midday) :: almuerzo {m} [Latin America], comida {f} [Spain], yanta [archaic]
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: almorzar
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals) :: fiambrera {f}
lunchbox {n} (male genitals enclosed in clothing) :: paquete {m}
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
luncheon {n} /ˈlʌntʃ.ən/ :: almuerzo {m}
lunch meat {n} (cold cuts) SEE: cold cuts ::
Lunfardo {prop} (Spanish argot) :: lunfardo {m}
lung {n} /ˈlʌŋ/ (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: pulmón {m}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s)) :: cáncer de pulmón {m}
lung capacity {n} (lung volume) SEE: lung volume ::
lunge {n} /lʌndʒ/ (sudden movement) :: embestida {f}
lunge {n} (exercise) :: embestida {f}
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement) :: lanzarse
lung volume {n} (volume of air associated with different phases of the respiratory cycle) :: capacidad pulmonar {f}
lupin {n} /ˈluːpɪn/ (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae) :: altramuz {m}
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin ::
lupus {n} /ˈluːpəs/ (autoimmune disease) :: lupus {m}
Lupus {prop} /ˈluːpəs/ (summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Lupus, Lobo {m}
lurch {n} (sudden or unsteady movement) :: bandazo {m}
lurch {v} (to make a sudden, unsteady movement) :: tambalearse
lure {n} /lʊəɹ/ (tempting or attractive object) :: cebo {m}, curricán {m}
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait) :: cebo {m}
lure {v} (to entice) :: seducir, encantar, atraer
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic ::
lurid {adj} /ˈlʊɹɪd/ (shocking, horrifying) :: espantoso, chocante [Am.]
lurid {adj} (ghastly, pale or wan in appearance) :: pálido, lívido
lurk {v} /lɝk/ (to remain concealed in order to ambush) :: acechar, agazaparse
lurk {v} (to remain unobserved) :: ocultarse, esconderse
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location) :: merodear, vigilar, urguetear
lurk {v} (to view an internet forum without posting comments) :: observar, mirar, intrusar
lurk {n} (act of lurking) :: acecho {m} (ambush), ocultamiento {m} (hide), merodeo {m} (hang out), mironeo {m} (Internet)
lurker {n} /ˈlɜː.kə/ (someone who lurks) :: mirón {m}, merodeador {m}, intruso {m}
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia) :: Lusaka
Lusatia {prop} /luˈseɪʃə/ (region) :: Lusacia
lush {adj} /lʌʃ/ (dense, teeming with life) :: exuberante, lozano {m}, lozana {f}
lush {n} (alcoholic) :: alcohólico {m}
Lusitania {prop} /luːsɪˈteɪnɪə/ (ancient Roman province) :: Lusitania
Luso- {prefix} (relating to Portugal or Portuguese) :: luso-
Lusophone {adj} /ˈlusəˌfoʊn/ (of a person, Portuguese-speaking) :: portugués
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking) :: portugués
Lusophone {n} (Portuguese speaker) :: portugués
lust {n} /lʌst/ (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: lujuria
lust {n} (general want or longing) :: deseo {m}, ganas {f-p}, lujuria {f}
lust {n} (delightful cause of joy, pleasure) :: alegría {f}
lust {n} :: lujuria {f}
luster {n} (a shine, polish or sparkle) :: lustre {m}
luster {n} (brilliance, attractiveness or splendor) :: lustre {m}
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality) :: lustre {m}
luster {v} (to have luster) :: brillar
luster {v} (to give luster) :: lustrar
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustful {adj} /ˈlʌst.fəl/ (full of lust) :: lujurioso
lustfully {adv} (in a lustful manner) :: lascivamente, lujuriosamente, libidinosamente
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {n} (lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustrous {adj} (having a glow or lustre) :: lustroso {m}
lustrum {n} /ˈlʌstɹəm/ (period of five years) :: lustro {m}
lute {n} /l(j)uːt/ (stringed instrument) :: laúd {m}
Lutetian {prop} :: Luteciense
lutetium {n} /ljuːˈtiːʃiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: lutecio {m}
Lutheran {adj} /ˈluːθəɹ(ə)n/ (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: luterano
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther) :: luterano {m}, luterana {f}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: luteranismo {m}
lutherie {n} /ˈluːtəɹi/ (craft) :: lutería {f}, luthería {f}
luthier {n} /ˈluː.ti.ɚ/ (a person who, or a business which, makes or repairs stringed wooden musical instrument) :: lutier {m} {f}
Luwian {n} /ˈluːvi.ən/ (member of an ancient Anatolian people) :: luvita {m} {f}
Luwian {prop} (language) :: luvita {m}
Luwian {adj} (of or pertaining to Luwian language or its speakers) :: luvita
Luwian {adj} (of or pertaining to Luwia) :: luvita
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: lux {m}
luxate {v} /ˈlʌk.seɪt/ (to dislocate) :: dislocar, luxar
Luxembourg {prop} /ˈlʌk.səm.bɝɡ/ (country) :: Luxemburgo {m}
Luxembourg {prop} (capital city) :: Luxemburgo
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: luxemburgués {m}, luxemburguesa {f}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} /ˈlʌksəmˌbəːɡɪʃ/ (of, from, or pertaining to Luxembourg or its people) :: luxemburgués
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: luxemburgués
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxurious {adj} /lʌɡˈʒʊɹ.i.əs/ (being very fine and comfortable) :: lujoso
luxury {n} /ˈlʌɡʒəɹi/ (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings) :: lujo {m}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive) :: lujo {m}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life) :: lujo {m}, capricho {m}, extravagancia {f}
luxury good {n} (product or service not considered essential to everyday life) :: bien suntuario {m}
Luzon {prop} (largest island of the Philippines) :: Luzón
Lviv {prop} (Lviv) :: Lviv {m}
löwchen {n} (Löwchen) SEE: Löwchen ::
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen) :: pequeño perro león {m}
-ly {suffix} /li/ (turns nouns to adjectives with the sense "similar to") :: -oso, -mente {n}
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives) :: -mente
lyase {n} (enzyme) :: liasa {f}
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lycanthropy {n} /lʌɪˈkanθɹəpi/ (act of shapeshifting) :: licantropía {f}
lycée {n} (a public secondary school in France) :: liceo {m}
lyceum {n} /laɪˈsiːəm/ (a public hall designed for lectures or concerts) :: liceo {m}
lychee {n} /ˈlaɪ̯t͡ʃiː/ (tree) :: lichi {m}
lychee {n} (fruit) :: lichi {m}
lychee {n} :: litchi
Lycia {prop} /ˈlɪʃi.ə/ (ancient region) :: Licia
Lydia {prop} /ˈlɪ.di.ə/ (biblical woman) :: Lidia
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lidia
lye {n} /laɪ/ (caustic alkaline solution) :: lejía {f}
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: enfermedad de Lyme {f}
lymph {n} /lɪmf/ (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: linfa {f}
lymphatic {adj} (pertaining to lymph or lymphatic system) :: linfático
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes) :: sistema linfático {m}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: ganglio linfático {m}
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: linfocito
lymphoid {adj} /ˈlɪmfɔɪd/ :: linfoide
lymphokine {n} (any of a group of cytokines) :: linfocina {f}
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue) :: linfoma {m}
lynch {v} /lɪntʃ/ (execute without a proper legal trial) :: linchar
lynching {n} /lɪntʃɪŋ/ (execution of a person without a proper legal trial) :: linchamiento {m}
lynx {n} /lɪŋks/ (wild cat) :: lince {m}
Lynx {prop} /lɪŋks/ (constellation) :: Lynx
Lyons {prop} (a city in France) :: Lyón
lyophilize {v} (freeze-dry) :: liofilizar
Lyra {prop} /ˈlaɪ.ɹə/ (constellation) :: Lyra
lyre {n} /ˈlaɪ.ɚ/ (stringed musical instrument) :: lira {f}
lyrebird {n} (Australian songbirds of the genus Menura) :: ave lira {f}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyricist {n} (writer of lyrics) :: letrista
lyric poetry {n} (lyric poetry) :: lírica {f}
lyrics {n} /ˈlɪɹ.ɪks/ (the words to a song) :: letra {f}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: lisina
lysis {n} /ˈlaɪsɪs/ ((chemistry) destruction of cells) :: lisis {f}
-lysis {suffix} (decomposition or breakdown) :: -lisis
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle) :: lisosoma {m}
lysozyme {n} /ˈlaɪsəzaɪm/ (bacteriolytic enzyme) :: lisozima {f}
lyxose {n} (aldopentose found in some bacteria) :: lixosa {f}