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ca {adv} (abbreviation of circa) SEE: ca. ::
ca. {adv} (abbreviation of circa) :: ca.
cab {n} /kæb/ (compartment) :: cabina {f}
cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi ::
cabal {n} /kəˈbɑːl/ (secret organization) :: setta {f}
cabalistic {adj} (of or relating to a cabal) :: cabbalistico
cabana {n} (a cabin or hut, shelter on a beach) :: cabina {f}
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub) :: cabaret {m}
cabbage {n} /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (plant) :: cavolo {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable) :: cavolo {m}
cabin {n} /ˈkæbɪn/ (a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier) :: capanna {f}, rustico {m}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship) :: cabina {f}
cabin {n} (the interior of a boat) :: cabina {f}
cabin {n} (the passenger area of an aircraft) :: cabina {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship) :: mozzo {m}
cabinet {n} /ˈkæ.bɪ.nɪt/ (storage closet) :: armadio {m}, guardaroba {m}, pensile {m}, contenitore {m}
cabinet {n} (group of advisors) :: consiglio {m}
cabinet {n} (group of ministers) :: gabinetto {m}
cabinetmaker {n} (skilled woodworker) :: ebanista {m}
cabin hook {n} (short metal rod) :: monachetto {m}
cable {n} /keɪbl/ (large wire, rope) :: cavo {m}
cable {n} :: cavo {m}
cable {v} (provide with cable(s)) :: cablare
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage) :: funivia {f}
cable gland {n} :: pressacavo {m}
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde ::
cabriolet {n} /kæ.bɹi.əˈleɪ/ (an automobile with a retractable top) :: decappottabile {f}
cacao {n} /kəˈkaʊ̯/ (cacao tree) :: cacao {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean) :: cacao {m}
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale ::
cache {n} /kæʃ/ (store) :: nascondiglio {m}, ripostiglio {m}
cache {n} (computing: fast temporary storage for data) :: memoria cache
caciocavallo {n} (Italian cheese type) :: caciocavallo {m}
cackle {n} (cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg) :: verso {m}
cacography {n} /kaˈkɒɡɹəfi/ :: cacografia {f}
cacophemism {n} (dysphemism) :: cacofemismo {m}
cacophony {n} /kəˈkɒfəni/ (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance) :: cacofonia {f}
cactus {n} /ˈkæktəs/ (member of the Cactaceae) :: cactus {m}
cadastre {n} (register) :: catasto {m}
cadaver {n} /kəˈdævɚ/ (a dead body) :: cadavere {m}
cadenza {n} (decorative solo piece of music) :: cadenza {f}
cadet {n} /kəˈdɛt/ (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer) :: cadetto {m}
Cadiz {prop} /kəˈdɪz/ (port city in Andalusia, Spain) :: Cadice {f}, Càdice {f}
cadmium {n} /ˈkædmiəm/ (chemical element) :: cadmio {m}
Cadmus {prop} (Cadmus) :: Cadmo {m}
caecal {adj} (of or pertaining to caecum) :: cecale, ciecale
caeruloplasmin {n} (ceruloplasmin) SEE: ceruloplasmin ::
Caesar {prop} /ˈsiːzəɹ/ (ancient Roman family name) :: Cesare {m}
Caesarea {prop} /ˌsiːzəˈɹiːə/ (any of the places called Caesarea) :: Cesarea {f}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb) :: cesareo {m}, taglio cesareo {m}
caesaropapism {n} (the doctrine that the state has authority over the church in ecclesiastical matters) :: cesaropapismo {m}
caesium {n} /ˈsiːzi.əm/ (a metallic chemical element) :: cesio {m}
café {n} /ˌkæˈfeɪ/ (coffee shop) :: caffè {m}, caffetteria {f}, bar {m}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk) :: caffè latte, caffè e latte
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant) :: caffetteria {f}, mensa {f}
cafeteria {n} (dining area) :: mensa
caffeine {n} /ˈkæfiːn/ (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants) :: caffeina {f}
cage {n} /keɪdʒ/ (enclosure) :: gabbia {f}
cage {n} (lift compartment) :: cabina {f}
Cagliari {prop} /ˈkæljəɹi/ (province of Italy) :: Cagliari {f}
Cagliari {prop} (capital of Cagliari) :: Cagliari {f}
cahoots {n} /kəˈhuːts/ (collusion or collaboration to nefarious ends) :: combutta {f}
caiman {n} /ˈkeɪ.mən/ (alligator relative) :: caimano {m}
Cain {prop} /keɪn/ (son of Adam and Eve) :: Caino {m}
cairn {n} /kɛəɹn/ (landmark) :: ometto {m}
Cairo {prop} /ˈkaɪɹoʊ/ (capital of Egypt) :: Il Cairo {f} [sic]
caisson {n} /ˈkeɪsɑn]/ (enclosure from which water can be expelled) :: cassone {m}, tura {f}
caisson {n} (architecture: coffer) SEE: coffer ::
Cajetan {prop} (male given name) :: Gaetano
cake {n} /keɪk/ (a sweet dessert) :: torta {f} [large cake served in slices], pasticcino {m} [small, individual cake], dolce {m}
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake ::
cake {v} (to cackle like a goose) SEE: cackle ::
cakery {n} (cake shop) SEE: patisserie ::
cake tin {n} (the tin in which a cake is baked) :: tortiera {f}
calabash {n} (utensil made from it) :: calabassa {f}
Calabrese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Calabria) SEE: Calabrian ::
Calabria {prop} (region of Italy) :: Calabria {f}
Calabrian {n} /kəlæbɹiːən/ (inhabitant of Calabria) :: calabrese
caladrius {n} (mythical bird) :: caradrio {m}
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid ::
calamari {n} /kæləˈmɑːɹi/ (as food) :: totano {m}, calamaro {m}
calamity {n} /kəˈlæməti/ (event resulting in great loss) :: calamità {f}
calamus {n} (sweet flag) SEE: sweet flag ::
calcareous {adj} (resembling or containing limestone) :: calcareo {m}, calcarea {f}
calcic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from calcium or lime) :: calcico
calcicolous {adj} :: calcicolo
calcification {n} /ˌkælsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the process of change into a stony or calcareous substance) :: calcificazione {f}
calcify {v} /ˈkælsɪfaɪ/ (transitive) :: calcificare
calcify {v} (intransitive) :: calcificarsi
calcination {n} (the process of calcining) :: calcinazione {f}
calcine {v} /ˈkælsɪn/ (transitive) :: calcinare
calcined {adj} (converted by calcination) :: calcinato {m}
calciosome {n} :: calciosoma {m}
calcite {n} /ˈkæl.saɪt/ (calcium carbonate mineral) :: calcite {f}
calcitonin {n} (the hormone thyrocalcitonin) :: calcitonina {f}
calcium {n} /ˈkælsi.əm/ (chemical element of atomic number 20) :: calcio {m}
calcium carbide {n} (CaC2) :: carburo di calcio
calcium hydroxide {n} (chemical compound) :: calce spenta {f}
calculate {v} /ˈkælkjʊleɪt/ ((transitive) to determine value) :: calcolare
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions) :: calcolare
calculation {n} /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/ (act or process of calculating) :: conto {m}
calculation {n} (result of calculating) :: conto {m}
calculation {n} (reckoning, estimate) :: conto {m}
calculator {n} /ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations) :: calcolatrice {f}
calculator {n} (mechanical device that performs mathematical calculations) :: calcolatrice
calculator {n} (dated: a person who performs mathematical calculations) :: calcolatore {m}, calcolatrice {f}
calculator {n} (set of mathematical tables) :: tabelle {f-p}
calculus {n} /ˈkælkjələs/ (formal mathematical system) :: calcolo
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject) :: calcolo {m}
calculus {n} (deposits on teeth) :: tartaro {m}, tartaro dentario {m}
calculus of variations {n} (a form of calculus) :: calcolo delle variazioni {m}
caldera {n} /kælˈdɛɹ.ə/ (geology: a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion) :: caldera {f}
caldography {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
calendar {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/ (system by which time is divided) :: calendario {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date) :: calendario {m}
calendar {n} (list of planned events) :: calendario {m}
calendarist {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dəɹ.ɪst/ (a person who uses a calendar) :: calendarista
calends {n} /ˈkælɪndz/ (the first day of a Roman month) :: calende {f}
calf {n} /kæf/ (young cow or bull) :: vitello {m}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee) :: polpaccio {m}
calf {n} (muscle in the back of the leg below the knee) :: polpaccio {m}
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone) :: perone
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California ::
calibrate {v} (to check or adjust by comparison with a standard) :: calibrare
calibration {n} /kælɪˈbɹeɪʃən/ (act of calibrating) :: calibrazione
calico {n} (kind of cloth) :: calicò {m}
California {prop} /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.njə/ (state of the United States of America) :: California {f}
California poppy {n} (plant) :: papavero della California {m}
californium {n} /ˌkælɪˈfɔːrniəm/ (chemical element) :: californio {m}
caliph {n} /ˈkeɪ̪lɨf/ (political leader of the Muslim world) :: califfo {m}
caliphate {n} /ˈkælɪfeɪt/ (Islamic government) :: califfato {m}
calisthenics {n} /ˌkæl.ɪsˈθɛn.ɪks/ :: callistenia {f}
call {n} /kɑl/ (telephone conversation) :: telefonata {f}, chiamata {f}
call {n} (social visit) :: saluto {m}, visita {f}, capatina {f}
call {n} (cry or shout) :: urlo {m}, grido {m}
call {n} (characteristic cry of a bird or other animal) :: canto {m}, richiamo {m}
call {n} (beckoning or summoning) :: richiamo {m}, chiamata {f}, convocazione {f}
call {n} ((medicine): overnight duty in the hospital) :: turno {m}
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon) :: chiamare
call {v} (to cry or shout) :: chiamare, gridare
call {v} (to contact by telephone) :: chiamare
call {v} (to pay a social visit) :: visitare
call {v} (to match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet) :: coprire
calla {n} (Calla palustris) :: calla {f}
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance) :: chiamate un'ambulanza
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth) :: dire pane al pane e vino al vino (to say ‘bread’ to bread and ‘wine’ to wine)
callee {n} (the person who is called by the caller) :: chiamato {m}
calligrapher {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfə(ɹ)/ (one who practices calligraphy) :: calligrafo {m}
calligraphic {adj} /ˌkælɪˈɡɹæfɪk/ (of calligraphy) :: calligrafico
calligraphically {adv} (in a calligraphic manner) :: calligraficamente
calligraphy {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfi/ (art of writing with decorative strokes) :: calligrafia {f}
calling {n} /ˈkɔːlɪŋ/ (strong urge to become religious) :: vocazione {f}, chiamata {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname ::
callipygian {adj} /ˌkæ.ləˈpɪ.dʒi.ən/ (having beautiful buttocks) :: callipige
callipygous {adj} (callipygian) SEE: callipygian ::
Callisto {prop} (satellite of Jupiter) :: Callisto {m}
call it a day {v} (to retire) :: ritirarsi
callous {adj} /ˈkæləs/ (emotionally hardened) :: cinico, insensibile
callous {adj} (having calluses) :: calloso
Callovian {prop} :: Calloviano
callow {adj} (bald) SEE: bald ::
call sign {n} (broadcasting) :: segnale di chiamata
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police) :: chiami la polizia
call up {v} (to retrieve from memory) :: rievocare
callus {n} /ˈkæləs/ (hardened part of the skin) :: callo {m}
callus {v} (form hardened tissue) :: incallire
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis) :: quiete prima della tempesta {f}
calm down {v} (To become less excited) :: calmarsi, tranquillizzarsi, tranquillarsi [uncommon]
calm down {v} (To cause to become less excited) :: calmare, tranquillizzare
calomel {n} (mercurous chloride) :: calomelano {m}
calorie {n} /ˈkæləɹi/ (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C) :: caloria {f}
calorigenesis {n} (production of heat via the digestion of food) :: calorigenesi {f}
calorigenic {adj} (that produces heat) :: calorigeno
calorimeter {n} (apparatus for measuring amount of heat) :: calorimetro {m}
calorimetric {adj} (relating to calorimetry) :: calorimetrico
calorimetry {n} (the scientific discipline) :: calorimetria {f}
calque {n} /kælk/ (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language) :: calco {m}
Caltanissetta {prop} (city and province of Sicily) :: Caltanissetta {f}
caltrop {n} /ˈkæltɹəp/ (weaponry) :: tribolo {m}, piede di corvo {m}
caltrop {n} (Tribulus terrestris) :: tribulo comune
calumniate {v} /kəˈlʌmni.eɪt/ (to make hurtful untrue statements) :: calunniare
calumniation {n} (false accusation) :: calunnia {f}
calumny {n} /ˈkæləmni/ (falsification to discredit another) :: calunnia
calutron {n} (form of mass spectrometer used to separate the isotopes of uranium) :: calutrone {m}
Calvinist {n} /ˈkælvənɪst/ (follower) :: calvinista {m} {f}
Calvinist {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism, a Calvinist or Calvinists) :: calvinista {m} {f}, calvinistico {m}, calvinistica {f}
Calydon {prop} /ˈkælɪˌdɒn/ (city) :: Calidone
calyptra {n} (thin, hood-like tissue) :: caliptra {f}
calyx {n} (the sepals of a flower) :: calice {m}
calzone {n} /kælˈzoʊn/ (baked Italian turnover) :: calzone {m}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera ::
cam {n} /kæm]/ (mechanical part) :: camma {f}
camber {n} /ˈkæm.bɚ/ (nautical: small enclosed dock for mast timber) :: bolzone {m}
Cambodia {prop} /kæmˈboʊdi.ə]/ (country in Southeast Asia) :: Cambogia {f}
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer ::
Cambrian explosion {prop} /ˈkam.bɹɪ.ən ɪkˈspləʊ.ʒən/ (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla) :: esplosione cambriana {f}
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek ::
came {v} /keɪm/ (simple past of come) :: venuto {m}
camel {n} /ˈkæməl/ (beast of burden) :: cammello {m}
camellia {n} /kəˈmɛlɪə/ (plant) :: camelia {f}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe ::
cameo {n} /ˈkæm.iː.əu/ (relief work) :: cammeo {m}
camera {n} /ˈkæm.ɹə/ (still camera) :: fotocamera {f}, macchina fotografica {f}
camera {n} (movie camera) :: videocamera {f}, telecamera {f}
camera flash {n} (a device that produces a short flash of light) SEE: flash ::
cameralism {n} (the theories and practices of the cameralists) :: cameralismo {m}
cameraman {n} (somebody who operates a film or TV camera) :: operatore {m}, addetto {m}
camerlengo {n} (chamberlain) :: camerlengo {m}
Cameroon {prop} /kæməˈɹuːn/ (country in Central Africa) :: Camerun
Camilla {prop} /kəˈmɪlə/ (female given name) :: Camilla
camlet {n} :: cammellotto {m}
camomile {n} /ˈkæ.məˌmaɪl/ (plant) :: camomilla {f}
camomile {n} (tea) :: camomilla {f}
Camorra {prop} /kəˈmɔɹə/ (crime organization from Naples) :: camorra {f}
Camorrism {n} (the organization and mode of action of the Camorra) :: camorrismo {m}
Camorrist {n} (member of the Camorra) SEE: Camorrista ::
Camorrista {n} /ˌkɑməˈɹistə/ (member of the Camorra) :: camorrista {m} {f}, guappo {m}
camouflage {n} /ˈkæ.mə.ˌflɑːʒ/ (military) :: mimetizzazione {f}
camouflage {n} :: camuffamento {m}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise) :: camuffare
camp {n} /kæmp/ (outdoor place) :: campo {m}, accampamento {m}
camp {n} (group) :: circolo {m}, associazione {f}, formazione {f}, congrega {f}, officina {f}, consorzio {m}, consorteria {f}
camp {v} (to live in a tent) :: campeggiare
campaign {n} /kæmˈpeɪn/ (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal) :: campagna {f}
Campania {prop} (region of Italy) :: Campania {f}
camp bed {n} (a cot) :: branda {f}
camphor {n} /ˈkæmfɚ/ (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone) :: canfora {f}
camphorated {adj} (treated or impregnated with camphor) :: canforato
Campidanese Sardinian {prop} (the language) :: sardo campidanese {m}
camping {n} /ˈkæmpɪŋ/ (recreational activity) :: campeggio {m}
Campobasso {prop} (province of Italy) :: Campobasso {f}
Campobasso {prop} (town and capital) :: Campobasso {f}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams) :: albero a camme
Camun {n} (native or inhabitant of Val Camonica) :: camuno {m}, camuna {f}
Camun {adj} (of or pertaining to Val Camonica) :: camuno
can {v} /kæn/ (to be able) :: sapere, riuscire, essere capace, potere
can {v} (may) :: potere
can {n} /kæn/ (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids) :: lattina {f}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants) :: annaffiatoio {m}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister) :: scatoletta {f}
can {n} (buttocks) :: chiappe {f}
can {n} :: cesso {m}, latrina {f}
can {v} (to preserve) :: inscatolare
can {v} (to discard) :: scartare
can {v} (to shut up) :: tacere, chiudere
can {v} (to fire or dismiss an employee) :: licenziare
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
Cana {prop} /ˈkeɪnə/ (the site where Jesus miraculously turned water into wine) :: Cana
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog) :: cane di Canaan {m}
Canada {prop} /ˈkænədə/ (country in North America) :: Canada {m}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis) :: oca del Canada {f}
Canada lynx {n} (Lynx canadensis) :: lince canadese {f}
Canadian {n} /kəˈneɪdɪən/ (person from Canada) :: canadese {m} {f}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English) :: inglese canadese {m}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada) :: canadese
Canadianization {n} (the process of making or becoming Canadian or more Canadian) :: canadizzazione {f}
Canadianize {v} /kəˈneɪdi.ənaɪz/ (to make Canadian) :: canadizzare
canal {n} /kəˈnæl/ (artificial waterway) :: canale {m}
canapé {n} (a bite size slice open-faced sandwich) :: canapè {m}, crostino {m}, tartina {f}
canapé {n} (elegant sofa) :: canapè {m}
canary {n} /kəˈnɛɹi/ (bird from the Canary Islands) :: canario {m}, canarino {m}, canarino
canary {n} (colour) :: giallo canarino
canary {n} (wine) :: vino delle canarie
canary {n} (small yellow bird in general) :: canarino
canary {n} (squealer) :: spia, delatore, canarino
canary {adj} (of a light yellow colour) :: canarino
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa) :: Isole Canarie {f-p}
Canberra {prop} /ˈkænbrə/ (Capital of Australia) :: Canberra
cancel {v} /ˈkænsl/ (cross out) :: depennare, cancellare, eliminare
cancel {v} (invalidate, annul) :: invalidare, annullare, recidere, cassare
cancel {v} (mark to prevent reuse) :: obliterare, annullare
cancel {v} (offset, equalize) :: neutralizzare, compensare, filtrare
cancel {n} (cancellation) :: cancellazione {f}, annullamento {m}, cassazione {f}
cancel {n} (mark cancelling a sharp or flat) :: spuntato
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling) :: cancellazione {f}, annullamento, disdetta, revoca, annullo, sospensione, abrogazione
cancel out {v} (to neutralize the effect of something) :: escludersi
cancer {n} /ˈkænsɚ/ (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation) :: cancro {m}
Cancer {prop} /ˈkænsɚ/ (constellation) :: Cancro {m}
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign) :: Cancro {m}
cancerous {adj} /kænsəɹəs/ (relating to or affected with cancer) :: canceroso
candelabrum {n} /kændɪˈlɑːbɹəm/ (candle holder) :: candelabro {m}
candid {adj} /ˈkæn.dɪd/ :: candido {m}
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate) :: candidatura {f}
candidate {n} /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/ (person running in an election) :: candidato
candidate {n} (participant in an examination) :: candidato
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate) :: candidatura {f}
candidiasis {n} (fungal infection) :: candidosi {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly ::
candle {n} /ˈkændəl/ (a light source) :: candela {f}
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick ::
candleholder {n} (device for holding one or more lit candles) :: bugia {f}
Candlemas {n} /ˈkæn.dəl.məs/ (Christian feast) :: Candelora {f}
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source) :: intensità in candele
candlestick {n} /ˈkændəlˌstɪk/ (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle) :: candelabro {m}
candy {n} /ˈkændi/ (piece of candy) :: caramella {f}
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery ::
candy cane {n} (candy in the shape of a cane) :: bastoncino di zucchero {m}
candy floss {n} (sweet) :: zucchero filato {m}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop ::
cane {n} /kʰeɪn]/ (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo) :: canna, canna di bambu {f}, canna da zucchero, giunco {m}
cane {n} (plant itself) :: canna {f}
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment) :: bastone {m}, bacchetta {f}, verga {f}
cane {n} (the cane: corporal punishment consisting of a beating with a cane) :: bastonata {f}
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people) :: bastone per ciechi {m}
cane {v} (to beat with a cane) :: battere
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick ::
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane ::
canephora {n} (caryatid) :: canefora {f}
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugar cane plant) :: zucchero di canna {m}
canid {n} /ˈkeɪnəd/ (member of Canidae) :: canide {m}
canine {adj} /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/ (pertaining to dogs) :: canino
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth) :: canino {m}
caninus muscle {n} (muscle) :: muscolo canino {m}, elevatore dell'angolo della bocca {m}, muscolo elevatore dell'angolo della bocca {m}, canino {m}
canister {n} (short range antipersonnel projectile) SEE: grapeshot ::
canister shot {n} (grapeshot) SEE: grapeshot ::
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
cannabinoid {n} /ˈkænəbəˌnɔɪd/ (any psychoactive compound found in cannabis) :: cannabinoide {m}
cannabis {n} /ˈkænəbɪs/ (plant) :: canapa {f}
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana ::
cannabism {n} (cannabis poisoning) :: cannabismo {m}
Cannae {prop} /ˈkæniː/ (village) :: Canne
Cannaregio {prop} (sestieri of Venice) :: Cannaregio
canned {adj} (preserved in cans) :: in scatola
cannellini bean {n} (white kidney bean) :: cannellino
cannibal {n} /ˈkænɪbl/ (an organism which eats others of its own species) :: cannibale {m} {f}, antropofago {m}
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species) :: cannibalismo {m}
cannibalistic {adj} /kæn.ə.bəˈlɪs.tɪk/ (tending toward cannibalism) :: cannibalesco, cannibalistico
Cannizzaro reaction {n} (reaction) :: reazione di Cannizzaro {f}
cannoli {n} /kəˈnoʊli/ (tube of fried pastry filled with ricotta) :: cannolo {m}
cannon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (artillery piece) :: cannone {m}
cannon {n} (billiard shot) :: carambola {f}
cannon {v} (to bombard with cannons) :: cannonare [rare], cannoneggiare
cannonade {n} (firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time) :: cannoneggiamento {m}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon) :: palla di cannone {f}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable) :: carne da cannone
cannot {v} /ˈkæ(n.)nɑt/ (cannot, see also: can; not) :: non potere
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant ::
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal ::
canoe {n} /kəˈnuː/ (small long and narrow boat) :: canoa {f}
canoe {v} (to ride or paddle a canoe) :: andare in canoa
canoeist {n} (person who travels by canoe) :: canoista {m} {f}
canoer {n} (one who travels by canoe) SEE: canoeist ::
canola {n} (cultivar of rapeseed Brassica napus) :: colza {f}
canon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (religious law) :: canone {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter) :: canone {m}
canon {n} (piece of music) :: canone {m}
canon {n} (printing: 48-point type) :: canone
canonist {n} (expert in canon law) :: canonista {m} {f}
canonizable {adj} (worthy of being canonized) :: canonizzabile
canonization {n} (the final process or decree) :: canonizzazione {f}
canonization {n} (the state of being canonized or sainted) :: canonizzazione {f}
canonize {v} /ˈkænənaɪz/ (to define someone as a saint) :: santificare, canonizzare
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans) :: apriscatole {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener ::
canopy {n} /ˈkæ.nə.pi/ (high cover) :: baldacchino {m}
canopy {n} (transparent cockpit cover) :: calotta {f}, tettuccio {m}
canopy bed {n} (a bed equipped with a canopy) :: letto a baldacchino {m}
cant {n} /kænt/ (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms) :: arma parlante {f-p}
cant {n} (angle at which something is set) :: inclinazione {f}
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
cantaloupe {n} /ˈkæn.tə.loʊp/ (melon) :: cantalupo {m}, zatta {f}
cantankerous {adj} /kænˈtæŋkəɹəs/ (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby) :: stizzoso
canteen {n} /kænˈtiːn/ (small cafeteria or snack bar) :: mensa {f}
canteen {n} (water bottle) :: borraccia {f}
Canterbury {prop} /ˈkæntəbəɹɪ/ (ancient city in England) :: Canterbury {f}
can't help {v} (not be able to avoid something) :: non poter fare a meno di, non potere fare a meno di, non poterci fare niente
canticle {n} (a chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text) :: cantico {m}
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
cantilever {n} (beam anchored at one end and projecting into space) :: mensola {f}
canting arms {n} :: arma parlante {f}
canton {n} /ˈkæntn̩/ (state of Switzerland) :: cantone {m}, Canton [when used in the names of some cantons]
canton {n} (heraldry; one of the ordinaries) :: cantone {m}
Cantonese {adj} /kæn.təˈniːz/ (relating to Canton) :: cantonese
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese people) :: cantonese
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese language) :: cantonese
Cantonese {n} (person from Canton) :: cantonese {m} {f}
Cantonese {prop} (language) :: cantonese {m}
can't wait {v} (to eagerly anticipate) :: non vedere l'ora
canvas {n} /ˈkæn.vəs/ (a type of coarse cloth) :: canovaccio, tela
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint) :: tela
canvas {v} (To cover an area or object with canvas) :: intelare
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign ::
canvass {n} (solicit opinions) :: richiesta {f}, sollecitazione {f}
canvass {v} (to solicit voters) :: rastrellare voti, rastrellare consensi
canvass {v} (to conduct survey) :: saggiare, sondare, analizzare
canyon {n} /ˈkænjən/ (a valley cut in rock by a river) :: gola {f}
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?) :: [familiar] mi puoi aiutare?, [polite] mi può aiutare?
can you tell us {phrase} (prefix indicating a polite request) :: puoi dirci [informal], potresti dirci [informal more polite], può dirci [formal], potrebbe dirci [formal more polite]
cap {n} /kæp/ (head covering) :: cuffia {f}, cappuccio {m}, berretto {m}, berretta {f}, cofia {f}
cap {n} (head-covering to indicate rank etc.) :: cappello {m}, berretto {m}, bustina {f}
cap {n} (academic mortarboard) :: tocco {m}
cap {n} (protective cover or seal) :: chiusura {f}, chiusura di sicurezza, coppa {f}, cappuccio {m}, tappo {m}
cap {n} (crown covering a tooth) :: corona {f}, capsula {f}
cap {n} (summit of a mountain) :: cima {f}
cap {n} (artificial upper limit) :: tetto {m}
cap {n} (top part of a mushroom) :: cappella {f}
cap {n} (gunpowder charge for a toy gun) :: capsula {f}
capability {n} /keɪpəˈbɪləti/ (the power or ability to generate an outcome) :: capacità {f}
capable {adj} /ˈkeɪpəbl̩/ (able and efficient) :: capace {m} {f}
capacious {adj} /kəˈpeɪʃəs/ (having a lot of space inside) :: capace
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit) :: capacità {f}
capacitor {n} (electronic component) :: condensatore {m}
capacity {n} /kəˈpæsɪti/ (capability; the ability to perform some task) :: capacità
cape {n} /keɪp/ (headland) :: capo {m}
cape {n} (garment) :: cappa {f}, mantellina {f}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant) :: alkikinger {m}
cape gooseberry {n} (fruit) :: uciuva {f}, alkikinger {m}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita) :: leone del Capo
Capella {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Auriga) :: Capella {f}
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa) :: Capo di Buona Speranza {m}
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie ::
caper {n} /ˈkeɪpɚ/ (playful leap) :: sobbalzo {m}, saltellamento {m}
caper {v} (to jump about playfully) :: saltellare
caper {n} (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa) :: cappero {m}
caper {n} (plant) :: cappero {m}
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer ::
capercaillie {n} /kæpəˈkeɪli/ (Tetrao urogallus) :: urogallo {m}, gallo cedrone {m}
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town) :: Cafarnao {f}
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis) :: alzavola del Capo
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa) :: Città del Capo {f}
Cape Verde {prop} /keɪpˈvɝd/ (country in Western Africa) :: Capo Verde
Cape Verdean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cape Verde, its people or their language) :: capoverdiano
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde) :: criolo capoverdiano
capias {n} (arrest warrant) SEE: arrest warrant ::
capillarity {n} (interaction between the surface of a solid and liquid) :: capillarità {f}
capillarization {n} (the formation of capillaries to a part of the body) :: capillarizzazione {f}
capillary {n} /ˈkæpɪˌlɛɹi/ (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins) :: capillare {m}, vaso capillare {m}
capillary action {n} (drawing of a liquid up interstices) :: capillarità {f}
capisce {interj} /kəˈpiːʃ/ (“understood?”) :: capito?, intesi?, [to one person, informal] capisci?, [to one person, formal] capisce?, [to many people] capite?
capital {n} /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl/ (money and wealth) :: capitale {m}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column) :: capitello {m}
capital {adj} (of prime importance) :: capitale, principale
capital {adj} (excellent) :: ottimo, magnifico, eccellente, splendido
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death) :: capitale
capital {adj} (uppercase) :: maiuscolo
capital {n} (capital letter) SEE: capital letter ::
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government) :: [of nation] capitale {f}, [of a state or regione] capoluogo {m}
capital gain {n} :: plusvalenza {f}
capitalism {n} /ˈkæpɪt(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ (socio-economic system based on private property rights) :: capitalismo {m}
capital letter {n} (letters A B C) :: maiuscolo {m}, maiuscola {f}
capital loss {n} (decrease in the value of a capital asset) :: minusvalenza {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death) :: pena capitale
Capitanian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian) :: Capitaniano
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol ::
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.) :: Campidoglio {m}
Capitoline Hill {prop} (hill) :: Campidoglio {m}
capo {n} (capotasto) SEE: capotasto ::
capon {n} /ˈkeɪpən/ (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table) :: cappone {m}
caponata {n} (Sicilian dish) :: caponata {f}
caponier {n} (fortification structure) :: caponiera {f}
caponize {v} (to castrate a cockerel) :: capponare, accapponare
capotasto {n} (device placed across the strings) :: capotasto
Cappadocia {prop} /kæpəˈdoʊʃə]/ (ancient region) :: Cappadocia
cappuccino {n} /ˌkæpəˈtʃinoʊ/ (beverage) :: cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage) :: cappuccino {m}
Capri {prop} /ˈkɑːpɹi/ (island in Italy) :: Capri
capric {adj} (related to capric acid) :: caprinico {m}, caprico {m}
capric acid {n} (fatty acid) :: acido caprinico {m}, acido caprico {m}
capriccio {n} (type of painting) :: capriccio {m}
capriccio {n} (piece of music) :: capriccio {m}
caprice {n} (capriccio) SEE: capriccio ::
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus ::
Capricorn {prop} /ˈkæpɹɪkɔːɹn/ (astrological sign) :: Capricorno {m}
Capricornus {prop} /ˌkæpɹɪˈkɔːɹnəs/ (constellation) :: Capricorno {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn ::
caprolactam {n} (the organic compound) :: caprolattame {m}
capsicum {n} /ˈkæpsɪkəm/ :: capsico {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray ::
capsize {v} /kæpˈsaɪz/ ((intransitive) to overturn) :: capovolgersi, ribaltarsi, rovesciarsi
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn) :: ribaltare, capovolgere
capstan {n} /ˈkap.stən/ (cylindrical machine) :: cabestano {m}
capstone {n} (a crowning achievement) :: coronamento {m}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel ::
captain {n} /ˈkæp.tən/ (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major) :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral) :: capitano di vascello {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel) :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner) :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions) :: capitano {m}
Captain Obvious {n} /ˌkæptən ˈɑbviəs/ (someone who makes superfluous statements) :: Capitan Ovvio
captee {n} (captive) SEE: captive ::
caption {n} /ˈkæp.ʃn/ (descriptive title or heading of (part of) a document) :: intestazione {f}
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon) :: didascalia {f}, legenda {f}, dicitura {f}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast) :: sottotitolo {m}, didascalia {f}
caption {n} (section of an official paper) :: parte iniziale
captivate {v} /ˈkæptɪveɪt/ (to attract and hold interest and attention of) :: catturare, attirare l'attenzione, attrarre, accattivare
captive {n} (a person who has been captured) :: prigioniero
captive {n} (a person held prisoner) :: prigioniero
captive {adj} (held prisoner) :: catturato, intrappolato
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive ::
captivity {n} (state of being captive) :: cattività {f}
Capuchin {n} (a member of the Roman Catholic order) :: cappuccino {m}
car {n} /kɑɹ/ (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver) :: macchina {f}, auto {f}, automobile {f}
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not) :: cabina {f}
car {n} (moving, load-carrying component of an elevator) :: cabina {f}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage ::
carabineer {n} (cavalry soldier) :: carabiniere {m}
caracal {n} /ˈkaɹəkal/ (Caracal caracal) :: caracal {m}, lince persiana {f}
Caracalla {prop} (emperor) :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela) :: Caracas {f}
carafe {n} /kəˈɹæf/ (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages) :: caraffa {f}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit ::
caramel {n} /ˈkæ.ɹə.məl/ (confection) :: caramello {m}
caramel {n} (color) :: caramello {m}
caramelize {v} (brown sugar) :: caramellare, caramellizzare
carapace {n} /ˈkeɹ.əˌpeɪs/ (hard protective covering) :: carapace {m}, esoscheletro {m}
carat {n} /ˈkæ.ɹət/ (weight) :: carato {m}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold) :: carato {m}
caravan {n} /ˈkæɹəvæn/ (convoy or procession) :: carovana
caravan {n} (vehicle) :: roulotte {f}, caravan {m}
caravanserai {n} /kaɹəˈvansəɹʌɪ/ (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest) :: caravanserraglio {m}
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel) :: caravella {f}
caraway {n} /ˈkæɹəˌweɪ/ (plant) :: carvi {m}
caraway {n} :: carvi {m}, cumino dei prati {m}, cumino
carbide {n} (any binary compound of carbon and a more electropositive element) :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (polyatomic ion C22-, or any of its salts) :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (monatomic ion C4-, or any of its salts) :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (tungsten carbide) :: carburo di tungsteno {m}
carbide {n} (calcium carbide) :: carburo di calcio {m}
carbine {n} /ˈkɑɹbiːn/ (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length) :: carabina {f}
carbinol {n} (Methanol) :: carbinolo {m}
carbinol {n} (Substituted methanol) :: carbinolo {m}
carbohydrate {n} /kɑːɹboʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt/ (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose) :: carboidrato {m}
carbon {n} /ˈkɑɹbən/ (chemical element) :: carbonio {m}
carbonara {n} /ˌkɑɹbəˈnɑɹə/ (thick pasta sauce) :: carbonara {f}
carbonara {n} (spaghetti dish) :: spaghetti alla carbonara {m-p}, carbonara {f}
Carbonarism {n} /ˌkɑɹbəˈnɑɹɪzəm/ (the principles, practices, or organization of the Carbonari) :: carbonarismo {m}
carbonate {n} /ˈkɑɹbənət/ (any salt or ester of carbonic acid) :: carbonato {m}
carbonated {adj} /ˈkɑɹ.bəˌneɪ.təd/ (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure)) :: gassato, effervescente
carbonatic {adj} (containing carbonate minerals) :: carbonatico
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon) :: ciclo del carbonio {m}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂) :: anidride carbonica {f}, diossido di carbonio {m}
carbonic {adj} (of or relating to carbon) :: carbonico {m}, carbonica {f}
carbonic anhydrase {n} (enzyme) :: anidrasi carbonica {f}
carbonization {n} (the act or process of carbonizing) :: carbonizzazione {f}
carbonize {v} (turn something to carbon, especially by heating) :: carbonizzare
carbonless copy paper {n} :: carta autocopiante {f}, carta chimica {f}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO) :: ossido di carbonio {m}, monossido di carbonio {m}
carbon-nitrogen-oxygen cycle {n} (a group of nuclear reactions thought to be the main source of energy in main-sequence stars of greater than 1.4 solar mass) :: ciclo del carbonio-azoto {m}
carbon oxychloride {n} (the compound carbonyl chloride) :: ossicloruro di carbonio {m}
carbon paper {n} (paper used to make carbon copies) :: carta carbone {f}, carta velina {f}
carbon tetrabromide {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ).bən tɛt.ɹəˌbɹəʊ.maɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrabromomethane) :: tetrabromuro di carbonio
carbon tetrachloride {n} (solvent) :: tetracloruro di carbonio
carbon tetrafluoride {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ).bən tɛt.ɹəˌflʊɹ.aɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrafluoromethane) :: tetrafluoruro di carbonio
carbon tetraiodide {n} /ˈkæɹ.bən tɛt.ɹəˌaɪ.əʊ.daɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetraiodomethane) :: tetraioduro di carbonio
carbonyl chloride {n} (the compound COCl2) :: ossicloruro di carbonio
carbonyl sulfide {n} (mixed oxide and sulfide of carbon COS) :: ossisulfuro di carbonio {m}
carborundum {n} /kɑɹbəˈɹʌndəm/ (crystals of silicon carbide used as an abrasive) :: carborundum {m}
carboxamide {n} (amide of a carboxylic acid) :: carbossammide {f}
carboxyl {n} (carboxyl) :: carbossile {m}
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group) :: carbossilico
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group) :: acido carbossilico {f}
carboy {n} (demijohn) SEE: demijohn ::
carburize {v} (carbonize) SEE: carbonize ::
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse ::
carcinogen {n} /kɑɹˈsɪnədʒən/ (substance or agent that can cause cancer) :: agente cancerogeno {m}, prodotto cancerogeno {m}
carcinogenicity {n} (the state or degree of being carcinogenic) :: carcinogenicità {f}, cancerogenicità {f}
carcinoid {n} (form of tumour) :: carcinoide {m}
carcinoma {n} /ˌkɑɹsɪˈnoʊmə/ (type of tumor) :: carcinoma
card {n} /kɑɹd/ (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.) :: scheda {f}, carta {f}, biglietto {m}
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card ::
cardamom {n} /ˈkɑɹ.də.məm/ (plant) :: cardamomo {m}
cardamom {n} (spice) :: cardamomo {m}
cardboard {n} /ˈkɑɹdbɔɹd/ (material resembling heavy paper) :: cartone {m}
cardboard box {n} (container) :: scatola di cartone
cardia {n} (section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach) :: cardias {m}
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the heart) :: cardiaco
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the cardia) :: cardiale
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood) :: arresto cardiaco {m}
cardigan {n} /ˈkɑːdɪɡən/ (type of sweater) :: cardigan
cardinal {adj} /ˈkɑɹdɪnəl/ (of fundamental importance) :: cardinale
cardinal {adj} (describing a number that indicates quantity) :: cardinale
cardinal {adj} (having a bright red color) :: cardinale
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity) :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church) :: cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae) :: cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (colour) :: rosso cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (mulled wine) SEE: mulled wine ::
cardinalate {n} (the dignity and ecclestiastic office of Roman Catholic cardinal) :: cardinalato {m}
cardinal direction {n} (principal compass direction) SEE: cardinal point ::
cardinality {n} ((set theory)) :: cardinalità {f}, numerosità {f}, potenza {f}
cardinal number {n} (number denoting quantity) :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal number {n} (number used to denote the size of a set) :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal point {n} (cardinal point) :: punto cardinale {m}
cardinalship {n} (office of a cardinal) SEE: cardinalate ::
cardinal virtues {n} (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) :: virtù cardinali {f}
card-index {v} (to index with cards) :: schedare
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart) :: cardio-
cardioactive {adj} (affecting the heart) :: cardioattivo
cardiograph {n} (an instrument which, placed in contact with the chest, graphically registers the comparative duration and intensity of the heart's movements) :: cardiografo {m}
cardioid {n} (epicycloid with one cusp) :: cardioide {f}
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology) :: cardiologico
cardiologist {n} (physician) :: cardiologo {m}, cardiologa {f}
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart) :: cardiologia {f}
cardiomyopathy {n} (deterioration of the myocardium) :: cardiomiopatia {f}
cardiopathic {adj} (pertaining to cardiopathy) :: cardiopatico
cardiopathy {n} (disorder of the heart) :: cardiopatia {f}
cardioplegia {n} (deliberate cessation of cardiac activity) :: cardioplegia {f}
cardiopulmonary {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the heart and the lungs) :: cardiopolmonare
cardiopulmonary resuscitation {n} (a first aid procedure for cardiac arrest) :: rianimazione cardiopolmonare, RCP
cardiorespiratory {adj} (pertaining to the heart and breathing) :: cardiorespiratorio
cardiothoracic {adj} (of or pertaining to both the heart and the chest) :: cardiotoracico
cardiovascular {adj} (relating to the circulatory system) :: cardiovascolare
cardiovascular system {n} (circulatory system) SEE: circulatory system ::
carditis {n} (inflammation of the muscles of the heart) :: cardite {f}
cardoon {n} (perennial plant) :: cardone {f}
card punch {n} (machine) :: perforatore {m}, perforatrice {f}, bucatrice {f}
care {n} /kɛə/ (close attention, concern or responsibility) :: cura {f}, attenzione {f}
care {v} (to look after) :: curare
Care Bear {n} (fictional animal) SEE: Care Bears ::
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears) :: orsetti del cuore {m-p}
career {n} /kəˈɹɪɹ/ (one's calling in life; a person's occupation) :: carriera {f}
carefree {adj} /ˈkɛɘfɹiː/ (worry free, light hearted, etc.) :: libero da preoccupazioni, spensierato {m}
carefreeness {n} (the state of being lighthearted; joyous) :: spensieratezza {f}
careful {adj} /ˈkɛːfəl/ (cautious) :: prudente, cauto
careful {adj} (meticulous) :: accurato, attento
carefully {adv} /ˈkɛːfəli/ (in a careful manner) :: minuziosamente, accuratamente, meticolosamente, puntigliosamente, attentamente
care home {n} (place of residence for people with significant deficiencies) SEE: nursing home ::
care killed the cat {proverb} (curiosity killed the cat) SEE: curiosity killed the cat ::
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree ::
carelessness {n} (lack of care) :: negligenza {f}
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary)) :: presso
caress {v} /kəˈɹɛs/ (touch or kiss lovingly) :: accarezzare
caretaker {n} /ˈkɛɹ.ˌteɪ.kɚ/ (One who takes care of a place or thing.) :: portinaio {m}, caposcala {m}
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.) :: guardiano, curatore {m}
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship) :: carico {m}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo) :: nave da trasporto {f}, nave cargo {f}
Caribbean {adj} /ˌkæɹɪˈbiːɪn/ (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies) :: caribico
Caribbean {prop} (sea) :: Mare Caraibico {m}
Caribbean {prop} (countries) :: Caraibi {m}
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere) :: mare Caraibico {m}
caribou {n} (North American reindeer) :: caribù {m}
caricature {v} /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊɚ/ (represent in exaggerated manner) :: caricaturizzare
carillon {n} /ˈkɛɹɪˌlɑn/ (a set of bells, often in a bell tower, originating from the Low Countries) :: carillon {m}
Carinthia {prop} (state of Austria) :: Carinzia {f}
carious {adj} (decayed, rotten) SEE: rotten ::
caritive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something) :: caso caritivo {m}
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles ::
Carlism {n} (political movement) :: carlismo {m}
carmaker {n} (company) :: casa automobilistica {f}
carman {n} (person who transported goods) :: barocciaio {m}
Carmel {prop} (female given name) :: Carmela
carmine {n} (purplish-red pigment) :: carminio
carmine {n} (purplish-red colour) :: carminio
carmine {adj} (of the purplish red colour shade carmine) :: carminio
carnage {n} /ˈkɑɹ.nɪdʒ/ (death and destruction) :: carneficina {f}
carnation {n} /kɑɹˈneɪ.ʃən/ (flower) :: garofano {m}
carnation {n} :: carnagione
carnauba {n} (wax) :: cera di carnauba
carnelian {n} (reddish brown chalcedony) :: cornalina {f}
carnitine {n} (an organic compound) :: carnitina {f}
carnival {n} /ˈkæɹnɪvəl/ (festive occasion marked by parades) :: carnevale {m}
carnivore {n} /ˈkɑːnɪvɔː/ (meat-eating animal) :: carnivoro {m}
Caroline {prop} (female given name) :: Carolina
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček ::
carotene {n} (class of plant pigments) :: carotene {m}
carotenoid {n} (class of organic compounds) :: carotenoide {m}
carotid {n} /kəˈɹɒ.tɪd/ (major artery) :: carotide
carouse {v} /kəˈɹaʊz/ (To engage in a noisy or drunken social gathering) :: gozzovigliare
carouse {v} (To drink to excess) :: ubriacarsi
carousel {n} (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round ::
carousel {n} /kɛɹəˈsɛl/ (revolving device to deliver items) :: carosello {m}
carp {n} /ˈkɑɹp/ (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae) :: carpa {f}
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist) :: tunnel carpale
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury) :: sindrome del tunnel carpale {f}
car park {n} (outdoor parking area) SEE: parking lot ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe) :: Carpazi {m}
carpe diem {proverb} /ˌkɑɹ.peɪ ˈdi.əm/ (seize the day) :: cogli l'attimo, vivere alla giornata
carpel {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)pəl/ (structural unit of a pistil) :: carpello {m}
carpenter {n} /ˈkɑɹpəntɚ/ (carpentry person) :: carpentiere {m}, falegname {m}
carpentry {n} (the trade of cutting and joining timber) :: carpenteria {f}
carpet {n} /ˈkɑːpɪt/ (a fabric used as a floor covering) :: tappeto {m}, moquette
carpet {v} (to cover like a carpet) :: coprire
carpetbeater {n} /ˌkɑːpɪtˈbiːtə/ (a tool used in housecleaning) :: battipanni {m}
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret ::
carphone {n} :: autotelefono {m}
carpool {n} (arrangement) :: auto di gruppo {m}, carpooling {m}
carpus {n} /ˈkɑɹ.pəs/ (the group of bones that make up the wrist) :: carpo {m}
car radio {n} (radio specifically tuned for usage inside cars) :: autoradio
car rental {n} (hiring of cars for short periods) :: autonoleggio {m}
carriage {n} /ˈkæɹɪdʒ/ (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power) :: carrozza {f}
carriage {n} (railroad car) :: vagone {m}, carrozza {f}
carriage {n} (manner of standing or walking) :: portamento {m}, postura {f}
carriage {n} (part of typewriter) :: carrello {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic) :: carreggiata {f}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag) :: sacco di plastica {m}
carrion {n} /ˈkæ.ɹi.ən/ (dead flesh; carcasses) :: carogna {f}
carrion crow {n} (Corvus corone) :: cornacchia {f}
carrion crow {n} (Coragyps atratus) :: urubù dalla testa nera
carrot {n} /ˈkæɹ.ət/ (Daucus carota ssp. sativus) :: carota {f}
carrot and stick {n} (simultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior) :: bastone e carota
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear ::
carry {v} /ˈkɛ.ɹi/ (to transport by lifting) :: portare
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant) :: portare nottole ad Atene (carry noctules to Athens), portare civette ad Atene (carry owls to Athens), portare vasi a Samo (carry jars to Samos)
carry on {v} /ˈkʰæɹijˈɑn/ (To continue or proceed as before) :: andare avanti
carry on {v} (To have or maintain) :: continuare
carry out {v} (to carry out) SEE: fulfill ::
carry out {v} (To fulfill) :: compiere, realizzare
carsickness {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ˌsɪk.nəs/ (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle) :: mal d'auto {m}
cart {n} /kɑɹt/ (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon) :: carretto {m}, carrello {m}, carro {m}
carte blanche {n} /kɑɹtˈblɑnʃ/ (unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority) :: carta bianca {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card ::
Cartesianism {n} (The philosophy of René Descartes) :: cartesianesimo {m}
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs) :: prodotto cartesiano {m}
cartful {n} (as much as a cart will hold) :: carrata {f}, carrettata {f}
Carthage {prop} /ˈkɑɹθɪdʒ/ (ancient city in North Africa) :: Cartagine {f}
cartilage {n} /ˈkɑɹtəlɪd͡ʒ/ (dense connective tissue) :: cartilagine {f}
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts) :: cartografo
cartographic {adj} /ˌkɑɹ.təˈɡɹæf.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the making of maps) :: cartografico
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic ::
cartographically {adv} :: cartograficamente
cartography {n} /kɑːˈtɒɡɹəfi/ (creation of charts and maps) :: cartografia {f}
cartomancy {n} (fortune-telling using cards) :: cartomanzia {f}
carton {n} /ˈkɑɹtn̩/ (A carton of cigarette packs) :: stecca {f}
cartoon {n} /kɑɹˈtuːn/ (animated cartoon) :: cartone animato {m}
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons or strip cartoons) :: vignettista {m}
cartridge {n} /ˈkɑɹtɹɪdʒ/ (firearms package) :: cartuccia {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer) :: cartuccia
cartridge box {n} (case for cartridges) :: cartucciera {f}, giberna {f}
carvacrol {n} :: carvacrolo {m}
carve {v} /kɑɹv/ (cut) :: tagliare
carve {v} (cut meat) :: trinciare, scalcare
carve {v} (shape a work by cutting) :: intagliare, scolpire
carver {n} /ˈkɑɹvɚ/ (one who carves) :: intagliatore {m}, intagliatrice {f}, incisore {m}
carving {n} /ˈkɑɹvɪŋ]/ (the craft) :: intaglio {m}
caryatid {n} (a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural element) :: cariatide {f}
caryopsis {n} (type of fruit) :: cariosside {f}
Casablanca {prop} /kæsəˈblæŋkə/ (city) :: Casablanca {f}
case {n} /keɪs/ (actual event, situation, or fact) :: caso {m}
case {n} (piece of work) :: caso {m}
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study) :: caso {m}
case {n} (legal proceeding) :: causa {f}, caso {m}
case {n} (medicine: instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms) :: caso {m}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture) :: cassetta
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus) :: baule {m}, cassa {f}
case {n} (suitcase) :: valigia {f}
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic) :: vetrinetta {f}
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus) :: intelaiatura, custodia {f}, contenitore {m}, cabinet {m}, involucro {m}
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case ::
casein {n} /ˈkeɪ.si.ɪn/ (protein) :: caseina {f}
caseinate {n} (any of several salts derived from casein) :: caseinato {m}
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions) :: giurisprudenza {f}
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification) :: casamatta {f}
casement {n} (window sash hinged on the side and opening outwards) :: battente {m}, anta {f}, persiana {f}
casement {n} (casement window) SEE: casement window ::
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate ::
casement window {n} (type of window) :: finestra a battenti
Caserta {prop} (province of Italy) :: Caserta {f}
Caserta {prop} (town and capital) :: Caserta {f}
case study {n} (research performed in detail on a single case) :: caso di studio {m}
caseworker {n} (social worker) SEE: social worker ::
cash {n} /kæʃ/ (money in the form of notes/bills and coins) :: contanti {m-p}, liquidi {m-p}
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow) :: mucca da mungere {f}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register) :: cassa {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cashew {n} /ˈkæʃuː/ (tree) :: anacardio {m}
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree) :: noce di acagiù, anacardo {m}
cashier {n} /kaˈʃɪə/ (one who works at a till or receiving payments) :: cassiere {m}
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cashmere {n} /kæʒ.ˈmiɹ/ (fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat) :: cachemire {m}
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cash register {n} (machine) :: registratore di cassa {m}
cash-strapped {adj} (without funds) :: a corto di soldi, al verde
Casimir {prop} /ˈkæzɪmɪə(ɹ)/ (male given name) :: Casimiro {m}
casing {n} /ˈkeɪsɪŋ/ (that which encloses or encases) :: involucro {m}
casino {n} /kæˈsinoʊ/ (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling) :: casinò {m}
cask {n} /kæsk/ (a large barrel for the storage of liquid) :: botte {f}
casket {n} /ˈkæs.kɪt/ (little box e.g. for jewelry) :: scrigno {m}, cofanetto {m}
casket {n} (urn) :: urna {f}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi) :: Gaspare
Caspar {prop} (male given name) :: Gaspare
Caspian Sea {prop} /ˈkæspi.ən siː/ (landlocked sea) :: Mar Caspio {m}
Cassandra {prop} /kəˈsæn.dɹə/ (prophetess who was daughter of King Priam of Troy) :: Cassandra {f}
cassata siciliana {n} /kəˈsɑːtə sɪt͡ʃɪliˈɑːnə/ (Sicilian cake with liqueur, ricotta, candied fruit and chocolate) :: cassata {f}, cassata siciliana {f}
cassation {n} /kæˈseɪʃən/ (the abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment) :: cassazione {f}
cassava {n} /kəˈsɑːvə/ (manioc, the source of tapioca) :: manioca {f}
casserole {n} /ˈkæs.əˌɹoʊl/ (glass or earthenware dish) :: casseruola {f}
cassette {n} /kəˈsɛt/ (set of sprockets on a bicycle) :: cassetta pignoni {f}, pacco pignoni {m}
cassette player {n} (a device capable of playing prerecorded cassette tapes) :: giranastri {m}
Cassiopeia {prop} /ˌkæsi.əˈpiːə/ (mythical wife of Cepheus) :: Cassiopea {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (constellation) :: Cassiopea {f}
cassock {n} /ˈkæsək/ (item of clerical clothing) :: sottana {f}, abito talare {m}, gonnellino {m}
cassowary {n} /ˈkæs.ə.ˌwɛɹ.i/ (a large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius) :: casuario {m}
cast {v} /kæst/ (to throw a fishing line or net into the water) :: gettare, lanciare
cast {v} (to throw down or aside) :: gettare, lanciare, [dice] tirare, [light, shadow] gettare
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould) :: [plaster] colare, fondere, [metal] gettare
cast {v} (to assign a role in a play or performance) :: assegnare una parte
cast {n} (group of actors performing together) :: cast {m}
cast {n} (object made in a mould) :: calco {m}, forma {f}
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device) :: gesso {m}, ingessatura {f}
cast {n} (mould used to make cast objects) :: stampo {m}, calco {m}
castanet {n} /ˌkæs.tə.ˈnɛt/ (a single handheld percussion instrument) :: castagnette {f-p}, nacchere {f-p}
castanets {n} (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet ::
castaway {n} /ˈkæ.stə.weɪ/ (nautical: shipwrecked sailor) :: naufrago
caste {n} /kæst/ (hereditary social class) :: casta {f}
Castello {prop} (sestieri of Venice) :: Castello
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family) :: averla formichiera di Castelnau
caster {n} (someone or something that casts) :: lanciatore {m} lanciatrice {f}; (who spells) incantatore {m} incantatrice {f}
caster {n} (wheeled assembly) :: montaggio su ruote {m}
caster {n} (shaker with perforated top) :: spargisale {m}, saliera {f}, pepiera {f}, spargipepe {m}
caster sugar {n} (fine granulated sugar) :: zucchero semolato {m}
Castile {prop} /kəsˈtiːl/ (medieval Iberian kingdom) :: Castiglia
Castile {prop} (central Spain) :: Castiglia {f}
Castile soap {n} (type of soap) :: sapone di Castiglia {m}
Castilian {prop} (language) :: castigliano {m}
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon) :: ghisa {f}
cast iron {adj} (made of cast iron) :: di ghisa
cast iron {adj} (durable, tough, resiliant) :: di ferro {m}
cast iron {adj} (inflexible or without exception) :: inflessibile
castle {n} /ˈkæsəl/ (fortified building) :: castello {m}
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook ::
castling {n} /ˈkæsəlɪŋ/ (move in chess) :: arrocco
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster ::
castor {n} /ˈkɑːs.tə/ (hat) :: castoro
castor oil plant {n} (Ricinus communis) :: ricino {m}
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation) :: prova del nove {f}
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine) :: gettare perle ai porci
castrate {v} /ˈka.stɹeɪt/ (remove the testicles of) :: castrare
castrated {adj} (having had the reproductive organs removed) :: castrato
castration {n} /kæˈstɹeɪʃən/ (act of removing the testicles) :: castrazione {f}
casual {adj} /ˈkæʒuəl/ (careless) :: noncurante
casualty {n} /ˈkaʒ(ʊ)əlti/ (person) :: ferito {m}
casuistics {n} (casuistry) SEE: casuistry ::
casuistry {n} /ˈkæʒuɪstɹi/ (process) :: casistica {f}
casu marzu {n} (cheese) :: formaggio marcio {m}
cat {v} /kæt/ (raise anchor to cathead) :: caponare
cat {n} (spiteful woman) SEE: bitch ::
cat {n} (type of fish) SEE: catfish ::
cat {n} (domestic species) :: gatto {m}, gatta {f}, micio {m}, micia {f}
cat {n} (member of the family Felidae) :: felino {m}, felina {f}
catachresis {n} /kætəˈkɹiːsɪs/ ((rhetoric) bad metaphor or trope) :: catacresi {f}
cataclastic {adj} (describing a type of metamorphic rock that has undergone shearing and granulation by high mechanical stress) :: cataclastico
cataclysmic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cataclysm) :: cataclismo
catacomb {n} /ˈkætakoʊm/ (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves) :: catacomba {f}
catadioptric {adj} (of or pertaining to optical systems) :: catadiottrico
catadioptrics {n} (construction and use of catadioptric lenses and systems) :: catadiottrica {f}
catafalque {n} /ˈkatəfalk/ (platform to display or convey a coffin) :: catafalco {m}
Catalan {n} /ˈkæ.tə.ˌlæn/ (Person from Catalonia) :: catalano
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia) :: catalano
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia) :: catalano
Catalanness {n} (identification or conformity with Catalan values and customs) :: catalanità {f}
Catalan solid {n} (dual polyhedron of an Archimedean solid) :: solido di Catalan {m} solido archimedeo duale {m}
catalectic {adj} (all senses) :: cataletto
catalepsy {n} (catalepsy) :: catalessi {f}, catalessia {f}
catalogue {n} /ˈkætəlɔɡ/ (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.) :: catalogo {m}
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items) :: catalogo {m}, cataloghi {m-p}
catalogue {n} (a list of all the publications in a library) :: catalogo {m}
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue) :: catalogare, mettere in catalogo
catalogue {v} (to make a catalogue of) :: catalogare
catalogue {v} (to add to an existing catalogue) :: mettere in catalogo
Catalonia {prop} /ˌkæt.əˈləʊn.i.ə/ (autonomous community in Spain) :: Catalogna {f}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
catalysis {n} /kəˈtæləsɪs/ (chemistry: the increase of the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst) :: catalisi {f}
catalyst {n} /ˈkæt.ə.lɪst/ (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process) :: catalizzatore {m}
catalyst {n} (someone or something that helps or encourages progress or change) :: catalizzatore {m}
catalytic {adj} /ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk/ (of, or relating to catalysts) :: catalitico
catamaran {n} /ˈkætəmɚˌæn/ (twin-hulled boat) :: catamarano {m}
Catania {prop} (province of Sicily) :: Catania
Catania {prop} (capital of Catania) :: Catania {f}
Catanzaro {prop} (province of Italy) :: Catanzaro {f}
Catanzaro {prop} (town and capital) :: Catanzaro {f}
cataplasm {n} (poultice) SEE: poultice ::
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot ::
catapult {n} /ˈkæ.tə.pʌlt/ (device for launching large objects) :: catapulta {f}
cataract {n} /ˈkætəɹækt/ (waterfall) :: cateratta
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye) :: cataratta {f}
catarrh {n} /kəˈtɑɹ/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes) :: catarro {m}
catasterism {n} :: catasterismo {m}
catastrophe {n} /kəˈtæstɹəfi/ (any large and disastrous event of great significance) :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (disaster beyond expectations) :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (Ancient Greek tragedies: the solution of the plot) :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (mathematics: type of bifurcation) :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophically {adv} (in a catastrophic manner) :: catastroficamente
catatonia {n} (severe psychiatric condition) :: catatonia {f}
catatonic {adj} /kæ.təˈtɑn.ɪk/ (of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia) :: catatonico
catch {n} /kæt͡ʃ/ (the act of catching a ball) :: presa
catch {n} (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend) :: conquista {f}
catch {n} (a clasp which stops something from opening) :: fermaglio, fermaglio di sicurezza
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation) :: trappola, trabocchetto {m}, trucco {m}, fregatura {f}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught) :: bottino {m}
catch {n} (the act of noticing, understanding or hearing) :: colpo {m}
catch {v} (to capture or snare) :: agguantare, acchiappare, afferrare, chiappare
catch a cold {v} (contract a cold) :: raffreddarsi
catcher {n} /ˈkætʃ.ə(ɹ)/ (that which catches) :: collettore {m}
catchment {n} /ˈkatʃmənt/ (Any structure or land feature which catches and holds water) :: bacino {m}, invaso {m}
catchment basin {n} (region) :: bacino imbrifero {m}
catch out {v} (caught out) :: cogliere sul fatto, sorprendere, prendere sul fatto
catch sight of {v} (to glimpse) :: scorgere, intravedere
catch up {v} :: raggiungere, mettersi in pari
catchy {adj} /ˈkætʃi/ (instantly appealing and memorable) :: accattivante, orecchiabile
catechism {n} /ˈkætɪˌkɪzəm/ (book summarizing the principles of Christianity) :: catechismo {m}
catechist {n} :: catechista {m} {f}
catecholamine {n} /katəˈkəʊləmiːn/ (any of a class of aromatic amines) :: catecolamina
catechumen {n} /ˌkæt.əˈkju.mən/ (convert the Christianity prior to baptism) :: catecumeno {m}
categorically {adv} /ˈkæt.ə.ɡɒ.ɹɪk.li/ (In a categorical manner) :: categoricamente
categorization {n} (the process of sorting or arranging things into categories or classes) :: categorizzazione {f}
categorize {v} (to assign a category) :: categorizzare
category {n} /ˈkætəˌɡɔɹi/ (group) :: categoria {f}
category {n} (collection in math) :: categoria {f}
catenaccio {n} (system of defensive play) :: catenaccio {m}
catenary {n} /ˈkætəˌnɛɹi/ (curve of a flexible chain) :: catenaria {f}
catenin {n} (proteins that have a role in cell adhesion) :: catenina
catenoid {n} (Three-dimensional surface formed by rotation of a catenary) :: catenoide {f}
catepan {n} (governor) :: catapano
cater-cousin {n} (bosom friend) SEE: bosom friend ::
caterpillar {n} /ˈkætəpɪlə(ɹ)/ (larva of a butterfly) :: bruco {m}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt) :: cingolo {m}
caterwaul {v} /ˈkæt.ɚ.wɔl/ (to cry as cats) :: miagolare
catfish {n} (type of fish) :: pesce gatto {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in) :: gattaiola {f}
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap ::
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats) :: cibo per gatti {m}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?) :: il gatto ti ha mangiato la lingua? (has the cat eaten your tongue?)
Cathar {n} /ˈkæθɑɹ/ (a member of Christian sect) :: cataro {m}
catharsis {n} /kəˈθɑːɹˌsɪs/ (in drama, a release of emotional tension) :: catarsi {f}
catharsis {n} (any release of emotional tension) :: catarsi {f}
cathead {n} (nautical: heavy piece of timber for holding an anchor in position) :: ceppo {m}
cathedral {n} /kəˈθiːdɹəl/ (principal church of a bishop's diocese) :: cattedrale {f}, duomo {m}
Catherine {prop} /ˈkæθ(ə)ɹɪn/ (female given name) :: Caterina
catheter {n} /ˈkæθɪtə(ɹ)/ (small tube inserted into a body cavity) :: catetere {m}
cathetus {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/ (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse) :: cateto {m}
cathode {n} /ˈkæθ.oʊd/ (electrode through which current flows outward) :: catodo {m}
cathodic {adj} (physics) :: catodico
Catholic {adj} /ˈkæθ(ə)lɪk/ (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church) :: cattolico
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church) :: cattolico {m}
Catholically {adv} (In a Catholic manner) :: cattolicamente
Catholic Church {n} (Roman Catholic Church) SEE: Roman Catholic Church ::
Catholicism {n} /kəˈθɔləsɪzm/ (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church) :: cattolicesimo
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism ::
catholicity {n} (the quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive) :: cattolicità {f}
cation {n} /ˈkætˌaɪ.ɒn/ (a positively charged ion) :: catione {m}
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence) :: gattino {m}, amento {m}
cat lady {n} (elderly lady who devotes her attention to cats) :: gattara {f}
catlike {adj} (resembling a cat) :: felino, gattesco
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter ::
catnap {n} (a brief, light sleep) :: pisolino {m}
catoblepas {n} (mythological creature) :: catoblepa {m}
cat's tongue {n} (chocolate confectionery) :: lingua di gatto
cattail {n} /ˈkæt.teɪl/ (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha) :: stiancia {f}, tifa {f}
cattle {n} /ˈkæt(ə)l/ (domesticated bovine animals) :: bovini {m-p}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock) :: bestiame {m}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny) :: bestiame {m}
cattleman {n} (man who raises or tends cattle) :: offerta dei bestiami
cat tree {n} (structure for a cat to play on) :: tiragraffi {m}
catty {adj} /ˈkæti/ (spiteful) :: malizioso
Catullus {prop} (poet) :: Catullo {m}
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade) :: passerella {f}
Caucasian {n} /kɔːˈkeɪʒən]/ (member of Caucasian race) :: bianco
Caucasian Albania {prop} (ancient region and kingdom south of Caucasus mountains) :: Albania caucasica
Caucasus {prop} /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ (geographic region) :: Caucaso {m}
Cauchy problem {n} (class of problem involving simultaneous PDEs) :: problema di Cauchy {m}
Cauchy sequence {n} (sequence in a normed vector space) :: successione di Cauchy {f}
caudal {adj} /ˈkɔːdəl/ (pertaining to the tail) :: caudale
caudally {adv} (caudally) :: caudalmente
caudate {adj} /ˈkɔːdeɪt/ :: caudato
Caudine {adj} (of or pertaining to Caudium) :: caudino
cauldron {n} /ˈkɔːl.dɹən/ (large bowl-shaped pot) :: calderone {m}, pentolone {m}, caldaia {f}
cauliflower {n} /ˈkɑl.əˌflaʊ.ɚ/ (Vegetable) :: cavolfiore {m}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant) :: cavolfiore {m}
causality {n} (agency of cause) :: causalità {f}
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause ::
causation {n} (causality) SEE: causality ::
cause {n} /kɔz/ (source or reason of an event or action) :: causa {f}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle) :: causa {f}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action) :: provocare, causare
cause {v} (to produce as a result) :: produrre, ottenere
cause and effect {n} (causality) SEE: causality ::
cause célèbre {n} /kɔz sɛˈlɛb/ (issue or incident arousing heated public debate) :: caso famoso {m}
cause of death {n} (official cause of a human death) :: causa di morte {f}
causeway {n} /ˈkɔːz.weɪ/ (raised roadway) :: strada rialzata {f}, selciato {m}, lastricato {m}
caustic {adj} /ˈkɔːstɪk/ (capable of destroying organic tissue) :: caustico
caustic {adj} (severe; satirical; sharp) :: caustico
caustic {n} (envelope of reflected or refracted rays of light for a given surface or object) :: caustica {f}
caustic {n} (envelope of reflected or refracted rays for a given curve) :: caustica {f}
causticity {n} /kɔːˈstɪsɪti/ (the quality of being caustic) :: causticità {f}
caustification {n} :: caustificazione {f}
caution {n} /ˈkɑːʃn/ (careful attention, prudence) :: cautela {f}
cautionary {adj} (admonitory) :: ammonitorio
cautionary tale {n} (a story) :: storiella ammonitrice {f}
cautious {adj} /ˈkɔːʃəs/ (careful) :: cauto, ritenuto, oculato
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner) :: cautamente, prudentemente
cavalier {adj} /ˌkævəˈlɪəɹ/ (not caring enough about something important) :: noncurante
cavalry {n} /ˈkævəlɹi/ (military service that fights with riding horses) :: cavalleria {f}
cavalryman {n} (a soldier in the cavalry) :: cavaliere
cave {n} /keɪv/ (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground) :: caverna {f}, grotta {f}
caveat {n} /ˈkævɪæt/ (warning) :: avvertenza {f}, avviso {m}
caveman {n} (early humans or related species) :: cavernicolo {m}
cavernicolous {adj} :: cavernicolo
caviar {n} /kæviːɑɹ]/ (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar)) :: caviale {m}
cavitation {n} /ˌkævɪˈteɪʃən/ :: cavitazione {f} (all)
cavity {n} /ˈkʰævɪɾi]/ (hole or hollow depression) :: cavità {f}, alveolo {m}, incavo {m}
cavity {n} (hollow area within the body) :: cavità {f}
cavity {n} (soft area in a decayed tooth) :: carie {f}
cavort {v} /kəˈvɔɹt/ (move/play boisterously) :: far capriole
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig ::
caw {n} /kɔː/ (cry of a crow) :: gracchio {m}
caw {v} (to make the cry of a crow, rook, or raven) :: gracchiare
Cayenne {prop} /kaɪˈɛn/ (capital of French Guiana) :: Caienna {f}
cDNA {n} (complementary DNA) :: DNAc
CD player {n} (CD player) :: lettore CD {m}
cease {v} /siːs/ (intransitive) :: cessare, arrestare, smettere, interrompere
cease {v} (transitive) :: cessare smettere di + infinitive
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action) :: cessi e cessi
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose) :: cessate il fuoco {m}, armistizio {m}
ceaseless {adj} /ˈsiːsləs/ (without an end) :: incessante
ceaselessly {adv} (without ceasing) :: incessantemente
cecidium {n} (cecidium) :: cecidio {m}
Cecil {prop} /ˈsɛsəl/ (male given name) :: Cecilio {m}
Cecilia {prop} /sɛˈsiːli.ə/ (female given name) :: Cecilia
Cecina {prop} (town in the province of Livorno) :: Cecina {f}
cedar {n} /ˈsi.dɚ/ (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus) :: cedro {m}
cedar {n} (aromatic wood) :: cedro {m}
cedilla {n} /səˈdɪlə/ (mark placed under the letter c) :: cediglia {f}
cefotaxime {n} /sɛfəˈtæksiːm/ (antibiotic) :: cefotaxima {f}
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling ::
ceiling {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ/ (upper limit of room) :: soffitto {m}
ceiling fan {n} (fan fixture on a ceiling) :: ventilatore da soffitto
celeb {n} /səˈlɛb/ (a celebrity) :: celebrità {f}
celebrate {v} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪt/ (extol or honour in a solemn manner) :: celebrare
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.) :: festeggiare, celebrare
celebrate {v} (to engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event) :: festeggiare
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in) :: celebrare
celebrated {adj} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪ.tɪd/ (famous or widely praised) :: celebrato
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite) :: celebrazione {f}, ricorrenza {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun) :: festa {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery) :: sedano rapa {m}
celery {n} /ˈsɛl.ə.ɹi/ (herb) :: sedano {m}
celesta {n} /səˈlɛstə/ (musical instrument) :: celesta {f}
celestial {adj} /səˈlɛstiəl/ (relating to heaven (religious)) :: celeste
celestial {adj} (relating to sky) :: celeste
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere) :: corpo celeste {m}
celestial sphere {n} (abstract sphere of infinite radius) :: sfera celeste {f}
celestine {n} (mineral) :: celestina {f}
Celia {prop} (female given name) :: Celia {f}
celiac {n} (someone who has celiac disease) :: celiaco {m}
celibacy {n} /ˈsɛləbəsi/ (state of being unmarried) :: celibato {m}
celibate {adj} /ˈsɛləbət/ (unmarried) :: celibe
Celine {prop} (female given name) :: Celina {f}
cell {n} /sɛl/ (room in a prison for containing inmates) :: cella {f}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person) :: cella {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization) :: cellula {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism) :: cellula {f}
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone, see also: mobile phone) :: cellulare
cellar {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (underground space) :: cantina {f}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello) :: violoncellista {m}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus ::
cello {n} /ˈtʃɛloʊ/ (musical instrument) :: violoncello {m}
cellobiose {n} (disaccharide found as a repeat unit in cellulose) :: cellobiosio {m}
cellophane {n} /ˈsɛləfeɪn/ (the transparent plastic film) :: cellofan {m}
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellular {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells) :: cellulare
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellulation {n} (the formation of cells) :: cellulazione {f}
cellulite {n} (dimpled appearance of skin) :: cellulite
celluloid {n} /ˈsɛljəˌlɔɪd/ (variety of thermoplastics) :: celluloide {f}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose) :: cellulosa {f}
cellulose nitrate {n} (nitrocellulose) SEE: nitrocellulose ::
cell wall {n} /sɛl wɔːl/ (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae) :: parete cellulare
celomatic {adj} (pertaining to the celoma) :: celomatico
Celtic {prop} /ˈsɛltɪk/ (branch of languages) :: celtico {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts) :: celtico {m}, celtica {f}, celtici {m-p}, celtiche {f-p}
Celtist {adj} (relating to the Celts) :: celtista {m} {f}
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord ::
cembra {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine ::
cement {n} /ˈsimɛnt/ (a powdered substance) :: cemento {m}
cement {n} (the paste-like substance) :: adesivo
cement {n} (any material with strong adhesive properties) :: adesivo
cement {v} (to affix with cement) :: cementare
cement {v} (to make permanent) :: cementare, consolidare
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete) :: betoniera {f}
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard ::
cendrée {n} (grey colour (noun)) :: cenerino
cenobite {n} /ˈsiːnəbaɪt/ (monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude) :: cenobita {m}
Cenomanian {prop} :: Cenomaniano
cenotaph {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tæf/ (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere) :: cenotafio {m}
cenote {n} /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/ (deep natural well or sinkhole) :: cenote {m}
Cenozoic {prop} /ˌkɛnɵˈzoʊɪk/ (geological epoch) :: Cenozoico
censer {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (religious ornamental container for burning incense) :: turibolo, incensiere
censor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ :: censore {m}
censor {v} (to remove objectionable content) :: censurare
censor {v} :: censurare
censorial {adj} /ˌsɛnˈsɔɹi.əl/ (relating to a censor) :: censoriale
censorship {n} /ˈsɛnsɚˌʃɪp/ (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression) :: censura {f}
census {n} /ˈsɛnsəs/ (official count of members of a population) :: censo {m}, censimento {m}
census {v} (collect a census) :: censire
cent {n} /sɛnt/ (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere) :: centesimo {m}
cent {n} (coin) :: soldino {m}
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial ::
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years) :: centenario
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion ::
centennial {n} /sɛnˈtɛnɪəl/ (100th anniversary) :: centenario {m}
center {n} /ˈsɛn.tɚ/ (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle) :: centro {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere) :: centro {m}
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends) :: centro {m}
center {n} (set of elements of a group that commute with all elements) :: centro {m}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs) :: centro {m}
center {n} (in basketball) :: centro {m}
centering {n} (temporary wooden structure) :: centina {f}
center of gravity {n} /ˌsen.təɹ əv ˈɡɹæv.ə.ti/ (point, near or within a body, at which the object's mass can be assumed to be concentrated) :: baricentro {m}
center of gravity {n} (any pivotal or central idea or group) :: baricentro {m}
centesimal {adj} /sɛnˈtɛsəməl/ (divided into a hundred parts) :: centesimale
centesimal {adj} (describing a hundredth part) :: centesimale
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre) :: centimetro {m}
centimorgan {n} (length of chromosome) :: centimorgan {m}
centipede {n} /ˈsɛnt.ɪ.pid/ (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda) :: centopiedi {m}
central {adj} /ˈsɛntɹəl/ (being in the centre) :: centrale
central {adj} (being the most important) :: centrale, fondamentale
central {adj} (having or containing the centre of something) :: centrale
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: Repubblica Centrafricana
Central America {prop} (part of North America) :: America centrale {f}
Central Europe {prop} /ˈsɛntɹəl ˈjʊɹəp/ (geographical region in the center of Europe) :: Europa centrale
centralism {n} (system that centralizes) :: centralismo {m}
centralist {n} (a proponent of centralism) :: centralista {m} {f}
centralist {adj} (of or pertaining to centralism) :: centralistico
centrality {n} (the state of being central) :: centralità {f}, focalità {f}
central nervous system {n} (that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord) :: sistema nervoso centrale {m}
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer) :: unità centrale di elaborazione
centre {n} (center) SEE: center ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center ::
Centre {prop} (region) :: Centro
centre forward {n} (most central of the strikers) :: centravanti {m}
centre of mass {n} (point where the mass can be considered concentrated) :: baricentro {m}
-centric {suffix} (having a specified object at the centre) :: -centrico
centrifugation {n} (process in which mixtures are separated using centripetal force) :: centrifugazione {f}
centrifuge {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌfjʊdʒ/ (device for separation of substances) :: centrifuga {f}
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents) :: centrifugare
centriole {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌəʊl/ (barrel shaped microtubule) :: centriolo {m}
centrobaric {adj} :: centrobarico
centroid {n} (point at the centre of any shape) :: centroide
centrosome {n} (organelle that controls the organization of its microtubules) :: centrosoma {m}
centrosphere {n} (cytoplasm) :: centrosfera {f}
centrosphere {n} (barysphere) :: centrosfera {f}
centrosymmetric {adj} (having a centre of symmetry) :: centrico
centumviral {adj} (of or pertaining to the centumviri) :: centumvirale
centurion {n} /sɛnˈtjʊɹ.i.ən/ (commander of a century of soldiers) :: centurione {m}
century {n} /ˈsɛn.t͡ʃə.ɹiː/ (100 years) :: secolo {m}
century {n} (Roman army type unit) :: centuria {f}
century {n} (political division of Rome) :: centuria {f}
CEO {n} (chief executive officer) :: AD
cep {n} /sɛp/ (Boletus edulis) :: porcino {m}
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache ::
cephalic {adj} /ˈsɪfæl ɪk/ (of or referring to the head) :: cefalico
Cephalonia {prop} (Greek island) :: Cefalonia {f}
-cephaly {suffix} (condition of disease of the head) :: -cefalo {m}, -cefalia {f}
Cephas {prop} (male given name) :: Cefa
cepstral {adj} (of or relating to cepstra) :: cepstrale
cerambycid {n} (member of Cerambycidae) :: cerambice {m}
ceramic {adj} /səˈɹæmɪk/ (of or pertaining to ceramic as material) :: ceramico
ceramic {n} (material) :: ceramica {f}
ceramology {n} (study of ceramics) :: ceramologia {f}
ceratosaur {n} (dinosaur) :: ceratosauro {m}
Cerberus {prop} /ˈsɝbəɹəs/ (mythological three-headed dog) :: Cerbero {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal ::
cerebellum {n} /ˌseɹəˈbeləm/ (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates) :: cervelletto {m}
cerebral {adj} /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/ (of, or relating to the brain) :: cerebrale
cerebral hemisphere {n} (region of the brain) :: emisfero {m}
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions) :: paralisi cerebrale {f}
cerebrocortical {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the cerebral cortex) :: cerebrocorticale
cerebrospinal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to brain or spine) :: cerebrospinale
cerebrovascular {adj} (having to do with brain blood vessels) :: cerebrovascolare
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony) :: cerimoniale
ceremonial {n} (a ceremony, or series of ceremonies) :: cerimoniale {m}
ceremonially {adv} (in a ceremonial manner) :: cerimonialmente
ceremony {n} /ˈsɛɹɪməni/ (ritual with religious significance) :: cerimonia {f}
ceremony {n} (official gathering to celebrate) :: cerimonia {f}
Ceres {prop} /ˈsɪəɹiːz/ (dwarf planet) :: Cerere {m}
ceric {adj} (containing cerium with valence four) :: cerico
cerimetry {n} :: cerimetria {f}
cerise {n} (colour) :: ciliegia
cerise {adj} (colour) :: ciliegia
cerium {n} /ˈsɪəriəm/ (chemical element) :: cerio {m}
Cerknica {prop} :: Circonio
cerofer {n} :: ceroforo {m}
ceroferary {n} :: ceroforo {m}
ceroplastics {n} (the art of modelling in wax) :: ceroplastica {f}
certain {adj} /ˈsɝtn̩/ (sure, positive, not doubting) :: certo
certain {adj} (not specifically named, indeterminate, indefinite) :: certo {m}
certainly {adv} /ˈsɝ(ʔ)n̩li/ (with certainty) :: certamente
certainly {adv} (without doubt, surely) :: certamente, senza dubbio, non ci piove
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer) :: certamente, evidentemente
certainty {n} /ˈsɝtn̩ti/ (state of being certain) :: certezza {f}
certifiable {adj} (that can or must be certified) :: attestabile, certificabile, constatabile
certificate {n} /səɹˈtɪfɪkɪt/ (a document containing a certified statement) :: certificato {m}, attestato {m}
certification {n} /ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of certifying) :: certificazione {f}
certify {v} (to attest as to) :: certificare
cerulean {n} /səˈɹuːli.ən/ (sky blue) :: ceruleo
cerulean {adj} (sky-blue) :: ceruleo
ceruloplasmin {n} (a blue metalloprotein) :: ceruloplasmina {f}
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax ::
ceruse {n} /sɪˈɹuːs/ (white lead used as pigment or in medicine) :: bianchetto {m}, biacca {f}
cerussite {n} (mineral) :: cerussite {f}
cervical {adj} /ˈsɝːvɨkl̩/ (of the cervix) :: cervicale
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck) :: vertebra cervicale {f}
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck ::
cervix {n} /ˈsɝ.vɪks/ (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina) :: cervice {f}, collo dell'utero {m}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section ::
cesspool {n} /ˈsɛsˌpuːl/ (place for sewage) :: pozzo nero, fossa biologica {f}, fogna {f}, cesso alla turca {m}
cesspool {n} (filthy place) :: fogna {f}
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life ::
cetacean {n} /sɪˈteɪʃən/ (an animal belonging to the order Cetacea) :: cetaceo {m}
cetane {n} (C16H34) :: cetano {m}
cetology {n} (study of cetaceans) :: cetologia
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka ::
Ceylon {prop} /seɪˈlɑn/ (old name for Sri Lanka) :: Ceylon
cf. {v} (compare) :: cfr.
cha-cha {n} (ballroom dance) :: cha cha cha {m}
cha-cha-cha {n} (cha-cha) SEE: cha-cha ::
Chad {prop} /tʃæd/ (country) :: Ciad
chaff {n} /tʃæf/ (inedible parts of grain plant) :: pula {f}
chagrin {n} /ʃəˈɡɹɪn/ (distress from failure; vexation or mortification) :: dispiacere {m}, delusione {f}, mortificazione {f}
chagrin {v} (bother or vex; to mortify) :: deludere, mortificare
chain {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn/ (series of interconnected rings or links) :: catena {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things) :: catena {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name) :: catena {f}
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule) :: catena {f}
chain {n} (totally ordered subset) :: catena {f}
chain {v} (to fasten with a chain) :: incatenare
chain {v} (to link together) :: concatenare
chain letter {n} (a letter that is mailed successively to different recipients) :: catena di sant'antonio {f}
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor) :: cotta di maglia {f}
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction) :: reazione a catena {f}
chain reaction {n} (series of events) :: reazione a catena {f}
chainsaw {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn.ˌsɔː/ (saw with a power-driven chain) :: motosega {f}
chair {n} /t͡ʃɛə(ɹ)/ (furniture) :: sedia {f}, seggiola {f}
chair {v} (to act as chairperson) :: presiedere
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson ::
chairman {n} /ˈtʃɛːmən/ (person presiding over a meeting) :: presidente {m}
chairmanship {n} (office or term of a chairman) :: presidenza {f}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board) :: presidente, capo {m}
chaise longue {n} /ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ/ (reclining chair with a long seat) :: chaise longue {f}, agrippina {f}, [rare] cislonga {f}
chakra {n} /ˈtʃæk.ɹə/ (spiritual energy nexuses) :: chakra {m}
chalazion {n} /kəˈleɪzi.ən/ (a cyst in the eyelid) :: calazio {m}
Chalcedon {prop} /ˈkælsɪdɑːn/ (town in Asia Minor) :: Calcedonia
chalcedony {n} /kælˈsɛdəni/ (form of fine-grained quartz) :: calcedonio {f}
chalcogen {n} (any element of group 16 of the periodic table) :: calcogeno {m}
chalet {n} /ʃæleɪ/ (wooden house) :: chalet {m}
chalice {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪs/ (large drinking cup) :: calice {m}
chalk {n} /t͡ʃɔːk/ (a soft, white, powdery limestone) :: gesso {m}, creta {f}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard) :: gessetto {m}
chalkboard {n} /t͡ʃɔk.bɔː(ɹ)d/ (slate board for writing on with chalk) :: lavagna {f}
challenge {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪndʒ/ (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not) :: sfida {f}
challenge {n} (difficult task) :: sfida {f}, impresa {f}
chalumeau {n} /ˌʃælʊˈməʊ/ (woodwind instrument preceding the clarinet) :: salmoè {m}
chamber {n} /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ (bedroom) :: camera {f}, camera da letto {f}
chamber {n} (legislative body) :: camera {f}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
chamberlain {n} /t͡ʃæmbɚlɪn/ (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign) :: ciambellano {m}
chamberlain {n} :: ciambellano
chambermaid {n} /ˈtʃeɪm.bə(ɹ).meɪd/ (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom) :: cameriera {f}
chamber music {n} (chamber music) :: musica da camera {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association) :: camera di commercio {f}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet) :: orinale {m}, vaso da notte {m}, pitale
chameleon {n} /kəˈmiːlɪən/ (reptile) :: camaleonte {m}
chameleon {n} (person with inconstant behavior) :: camaleonte {m}
chamfer {n} /ˈtʃæm.fɚ/ (an angled relief or cut at an edge) :: bisello {m}
chamfron {n} /ˈt͡ʃamfɹən/ (armor) :: testiera
chamois {n} /ˈʃæmwɑː/ (goat) :: camoscio {m}
chamois {n} (cloth) :: camoscio
chamois {n} (colour) :: camoscio
chamois leather {n} (suede leather) SEE: suede ::
champagne {n} /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (sparkling wine made in Champagne) :: champagne
Champagne {n} (region of France) :: Champagne {f}
Champagne {n} (champagne) SEE: champagne ::
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield ::
champion {n} /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən/ (someone who has been winner in a contest) :: campione {m}, campionessa {f}
championship {n} /ˈtʃæmpi.ənʃɪp/ (competition to determine a champion) :: campionato {m}
Champions League {prop} (the highest-level European club football tournament) :: Coppa dei Campioni {f}
chance {n} /tʃʰɛəns~tʃʰeəns]/ (an opportunity or possibility) :: possibilità {f}, opportunità {f}, chance {f}
chance {n} (probability of something happening) :: probabilità {f}
chancel {n} /ˈtʃænsəl/ (space around the altar in a church) :: presbiterio {m}
chancellery {n} /ˈtʃænt.slə.ɹi/ (building) :: cancelleria {f}
chancellor {n} /ˈtʃænsəlɚ/ (important notary; person in charge of some area of government) :: cancelliere
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries) :: cancelliere {m}
chancellorship {n} (status of being a chancellor) :: cancellierato {m}
chandelier {n} /ʃændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling) :: candelabro {m}
change {v} /t͡ʃeɪnd͡ʒ/ (to become something different) :: cambiare
change {v} (to make something into something different) :: cambiare
change {v} (to replace) :: cambiare, rimpiazzare
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing) :: sostituire, cambiare
change {n} (the process of becoming different) :: cambio {m}, cambiamento {m}, modifica {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination) :: resto {m}
change {n} (a replacement) :: cambio {m}
changeable {adj} (capable of being changed) :: mutevole
changeable {adj} (subject to sudden or frequent changes) :: ondivago {m}
changeableness {n} (the condition of being changeable) :: mutevolezza {f}, mutabilità {f}, instabilità {f}
change of state {n} (change of a substance from one physical state to another) :: cambiamento di stato
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before) :: cambiare idea
changeroom {n} (changing room) :: spogliatoio {m}
Changhsingian {prop} :: Changhsingiano
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.) :: spogliatoio {m}
changing room {n} (room in shop) :: cabina di prova {f}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze ::
channel {n} /ˈtʃænəl/ (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies) :: canale {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television) :: canale {m}
channel {v} (direct the flow) :: convogliare
channel {v} (assume personality of other person) :: imitare
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel) :: le Isole Normanne {f-p}, le Isole del Canale {f-p}, le Isole del Canale della Manica {f}
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony ::
chansonnier {n} (book) :: canzoniere {m}
chansonnier {n} (singer of chansons) :: canzoniere {m}
chant {v} /tʃænt/ (sing monophonically without instruments) :: salmodiare
chanter {n} (the pipe of a bagpipe) :: canna della melodia {f}
chanterelle {n} /ˈtʃæntəɹɛl/ (Cantharellus cibarius) :: finferlo {m}, finferla {f}, galletto {m}, cantarello giallo {m}
chaos {n} /ˈkeɪ.ɑs/ (state of disorder) :: caos {m}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory) :: teoria del caos {f}
chaotic {adj} /keɪˈɑt.ɪk/ (Filled with chaos) :: caotico
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray) :: caotico
chaotically {adv} (In a chaotic manner) :: caoticamente
chap {n} /tʃæp/ (man or fellow) :: tipo, tizio
chapel {n} /ˈtʃæ.pəl/ (place of worship) :: cappella {f}, chiesetta {f}
chaplain {n} /ˈtʃæp.lɪn/ (member of a religious body) :: cappellano {m}
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird) :: averla formichiera di Chapman
chapped {adj} /tʃæpt/ (of skin: dry and flaky) :: screpolato {m}
chapter {n} /ˈt͡ʃæptɚ/ (section in a book) :: capitolo {m}
char {n} /tʃɑɹ/ (fish) :: salmerino {m}
char {n} /tʃɑɹ/ (cleaning woman) :: domestica {f}
character {n} /ˈkɛɹəktɚ/ (being in a story) :: personaggio {m}
character {n} (distinguishing feature) :: carattere {m}, caratteristica {m}
character {n} (moral strength) :: carattere {m}
character {n} (notable or eccentric person) :: personaggio {m}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word) :: carattere {m}
character {n} ((computing) basic element in a text string) :: carattere {m}
characteristic {adj} /ˌkʰæɹəktəˈɹɪstɪk]/ (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing) :: caratteristico
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature) :: caratteristica {f}
characterization {n} (act or process of characterizing) :: caratterizzazione {f}
characterize {v} /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/ (to determine the characteristics of) :: caratterizzare
charade {n} /ʃəˈɹɑːd/ (riddle) :: sciarada {f}
charcoal {n} /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/ (substance) :: carbone {m}, carbonella {f}
charcoal {adj} (colour) :: antracite
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal ::
chard {n} /tʃɑɹd/ (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla) :: bietola {f}, bieta {f}
chargé d'affaires {n} (diplomat) :: incaricato d'affari {m}
charge {n} /t͡ʃɑɹd͡ʒ/ (load or burden) :: carico {m}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service) :: costo {m}, prezzo {m}
charge {n} (instruction) :: incarico {m}, compito {m}
charge {n} (ground attack) :: carico {m}
charge {n} (accusation) :: accusa {f}, imputazione {f}
charge {n} (electric charge) :: carica {f}
charge {n} (basketball: offensive foul) :: sfondamento {f}
charge {n} (measured amount of powder and/or shot) :: carica {f}
charge {v} (to load equipment with material required for its use) :: caricare
charge {v} (to cause to take on an electric charge) :: caricare
charge {v} (to add energy to) :: caricare
charge {v} :: caricare
charger {n} /ˈtʃɑɹdʒɚ/ (a device that charges or recharges) :: caricabatterie {m}
charger {n} (a large horse trained for battle) :: corsiero {m}
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare) :: biga {f}
chariot {n} (carriage used for ceremonial or pleasure purposes) :: cocchio {m}, carrozza {f}
charisma {n} /kəˈɹɪzmə/ (personal charm or magnetism) :: carisma {m}
charity {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəti/ (providing of goods or money) :: carità {f}
charity {n} (organization) :: ente di beneficenza {m}, organizzazione benefica {f}
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacophony ::
charlatan {n} /ˈʃɑɹlətən/ (malicious trickster) :: ciarlatano {m}
Charlemagne {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlɨmeɪn/ (king of the Franks) :: Carlo Magno {m}, Carlomagno {m}
Charles {prop} /tʃɑɹlz/ (given name) :: Carlo {m}
Charles's law {prop} /ˌtʃɑːlz ˈlɔː/ (physical law stating the density of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its temperature at constant pressure) :: prima legge di Gay-Lussac {f}, legge di Charles {f}
Charlie {prop} (the letter "C" in a national spelling alphabet) :: Como
Charlotte {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlət/ (female given name) :: Carlotta {f}
charm {n} /tʃɑɹm/ (something with magic power) :: amuleto {m}, incantesimo {m}, [obsolete] malia {f}
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration) :: incanto {m}, fascino {m}, attrattiva {f}
charm {n} (a small trinket on a bracelet or chain) :: amuleto {m}, talismano {m}, ciondolo {m}
charming {adj} /ˈtʃɑː(ɹ).mɪŋ/ (pleasant, charismatic) :: affascinante
charm quark {n} (charm quark) :: quark charm {m}
Charon {prop} /ˈkɛəɹən/ (a moon of Pluto) :: Caronte {m}
chart {n} (map) SEE: map ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table ::
chart {n} /tʃɑɹt/ (navigator's map) :: carta, carta nautica, carta geografica
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram ::
charter {n} /ˈtʃɑɹɾɚ/ (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc) :: carta
Chartism {prop} (a movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century) :: cartismo {m}
Charybdis {prop} /kəˈɹɪbdɪs/ (Greek mythological monster) :: Cariddi {m}
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {n} /tʃeɪs/ (action of the verb "to chase") :: caccia {f}, cacciare
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed) :: inseguire, cacciare, rincorrere
chaser {n} /ˈtʃeɪsə/ (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases) :: inseguitore {m}, cacciatore {m}
chaser {n} (someone who decorates metal by engraving or embossing) :: cesellatore {m}, incisore {m}
chasm {n} /ˈkaz(ə)m/ (gap) :: voragine {f}, baratro {m}, abisso {m}
chasm {n} (difference of opinion) :: divergenza {f}, divario {m}
chasma {n} /ˈkazmə/ (long, narrow, steep-sided depression) :: chasma
chasse-café {n} /ˌʃaskaˈfeɪ/ (small serving of spirits taken to remove the taste of coffee) :: ammazzacaffè {m}
chassis {n} /ˈtʃæsi/ (base frame of motor vehicle) :: châssis {m}
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest ::
chaste {adj} /tʃeɪst/ :: casto {m}, casta {f}
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent ::
chaste {adj} (austere) SEE: austere ::
chastely {adv} (in a chaste manner) :: castamente
chasten {v} (purify) SEE: purify ::
chastener {n} (one who chastens) SEE: punisher ::
chaste tree {n} (shrub) :: agnocasto
chastise {v} /tʃæˈstaɪz/ (to punish or scold) :: castigare
chastisement {n} /ˈtʃæstəzmənt/ (The act of chastising) :: castigo {m}
chastity {n} /ˈtʃæstɪti/ (abstaining from sexual activity) :: castità {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment) :: cintura di castità {f}
chat {v} /tʃæt/ (be engaged in informal conversation) :: chiacchierare
chat {v} (talk more than a few words) :: parlare, conversare
chat {n} (informal conversation) :: chiacchiera {f}
chateaubriand {n} /ˌʃatəʊˈbɹiːɒ̃/ (steak cut from a beef tenderloin) :: doppio filetto {m}
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess) :: chiacchierone {m}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch) :: Chattiano
chauffeur {n} /ʃoʊˈfɝ/ (a person employed to drive a motor car) :: chauffeur, autista
chauvinism {n} /ˈʃoʊ.vɪˌnɪzm̩/ (excessive patriotism) :: sciovinismo {m}
chav {n} /tʃæv/ (relating to a youth from a working class background, aggressive with poor education) :: tamarro {m}, zingaro {m}, coatto {m}, scugnizzo {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub ::
Chavism {n} :: chavismo {m}
cheap {adj} /tʃiːp/ (low in price) :: economico, a buon mercato
cheap {adj} (of poor quality) :: scadente
cheap {adj} (of little worth) :: scadente
cheapskate {n} (someone who avoids spending money) :: tirchio {m}, avaro {m}, avaro
cheat {v} /tʃiːt/ (violate rules to gain advantage) :: fregare
cheat {v} (being unfaithful) :: tradire
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat ::
cheat sheet {n} (sheet of paper used to assist on a test) :: bigliettino {m}
Chechen {n} /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn/ (person) :: ceceno {m}, cecena {f}
Chechen {prop} (language) :: ceceno {m}
Chechnya {prop} /ˈtʃɛtʃ.ni.ə/ (federal subject of Russia) :: Cecenia {f}
check {n} /t͡ʃɛk/ (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece) :: scacco {n}
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator) :: [di spunta] segno {m}
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant) :: conto {m}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop) :: controllo {m}, verifica {f}
check {n} (an inspection or examination) :: controllo {m}, verifica {f}
check {v} (to inspect, examine) :: controllare
check {n} (a checkered pattern) :: scacco {m}, quadretto {m}
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque ::
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook ::
checkbox {n} /ˈtʃɛkbɑks/ (A place on a form that can be checked or not) :: casella di spunta {f}
checkerboard {n} (pattern of squares of alternating colours) :: scacchiera {f}
checkerboard {n} (game board) :: scacchiera {f}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares) :: scaccato, a quadri
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival) :: registrarsi
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account ::
checkmate {interj} /ˈt͡ʃɛkmeɪt/ (said when making the conclusive move in chess) :: scacco matto
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess) :: scacco matto {m}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier) :: posto di blocco {m}
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese) :: formaggio Cheddar {m}
cheek {n} /tʃiːk/ (part of face) :: guancia {f}, gota {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock) :: chiappa {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: impudence) :: faccia tosta, sfrontatezza {f}, impudenza {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone) :: zigomo {m}
cheeky {adj} /ˈtʃiːki/ (impudent; impertinent) :: impertinente, sfacciato, sfrontato {m}, impudente {m}
cheer {n} /t͡ʃɪə(ɹ)/ (A cheerful attitude; a nice disposition) :: buonumore {m}
cheer {v} (To shout a cheer or cheers) :: incitare
cheerful {adj} /ˈtʃɪɹfəl/ (happy) :: allegro, felice
cheerful {adj} (bright) :: allegro
cheerio {interj} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊ/ (exclamation used when greeting as well as when parting) :: ciao
Cheerios {prop} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊz/ (cereal) :: Cheerios
cheers {interj} /tʃɪɹz/ (toast when drinking) :: cin cin, alla salute, salute
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye) :: ci vediamo
cheer up {interj} (an encouragement) :: coraggio!, forza!
cheese {n} /t͡ʃiːz/ (dairy product) :: formaggio {m}, cacio {m}
cheese {n} (slang: money) :: grana {f}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese) :: cheeseburger {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food) :: cheesecake {f}, torta al formaggio {f}
cheese knife {n} (knife for cutting cheese) :: coltello da formaggio {m}
cheesy {adj} /ˈtʃiːzi/ (of cheese) :: caseoso
cheesy {adj} (resembling cheese) :: caseoso
cheetah {n} /ˈtʃiːtə/ (Acinonyx jubatus) :: ghepardo {m}
chef {n} /ʃɛf/ (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant) :: capocuoco {m}
cheilophagia {n} (excessive biting of the lips) :: cheilofagia {f}
chelation {n} /ˈkiːˌleɪˈʃən/ (formation of a polydentate chelate compound from a metal salt) :: chelazione {f}
chelicera {n} /kəˈlɪ.sə.ɹə/ (chelicera) :: chelicero {m}
chelicerate {n} (chelicerate) :: chelicerato {m}
Chelyabinsk {prop} /tʃɪˈljabinsk/ (city) :: Čeljabinsk {m}
chemical {n} /ˈkɛmɪkəl/ (any specific element or chemical compound) :: composto chimico {m}
chemical bond {n} (any of binding forces) :: legame chimico {m}
chemical compound {n} (in chemistry: substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements) :: composto chimico
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction) :: elemento chimico {m}
chemical equation {n} (symbolic representation of a chemical reaction) :: equazione chimica {f}
chemically {adv} (using a chemical reaction, process or operation) :: chimicamente
chemical reaction {n} (process in which chemical substances are changed into others) :: reazione chimica {f}
chemical symbol {n} :: simbolo chimico {m}
chemist {n} /ˈkɛmɪst/ (person working in chemistry) :: chimico {m}, chimica {f}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
chemistry {n} /ˈkɛm.ɪ.stɹi/ (branch of natural science) :: chimica {f}
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance) :: chimica {f}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
chemokine {n} (cytokine produced during inflammation) :: chemochina
chemotherapy {n} (chemical treatment to kill or halt cancer) :: chemioterapia {f}
chemtrail {n} /ˈkɛmtɹeɪl/ (contrail consisting of chemicals or biological agents) :: scia chimica {f}
Cheops {prop} /ˈkiɑːps/ (pharaoh) :: Cheope
cheque {n} /tʃɛk/ (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity) :: assegno {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques) :: libretto degli assegni {m}
chequy {adj} (heraldry; chequered) :: scaccato {m}
Chernobyl {n} /tʃɚˈnoʊbəl/ (city in Ukraine) :: Černobyl' {m}
chernozem {n} /ˈt͡ʃɜː(ɹ)nəˌzɛm/ (black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus) :: černozëm {m}
cherry {n} /ˈt͡ʃɛɹi/ (fruit) :: ciliegia {f}
cherry {n} (tree) :: ciliegio {m}
cherry {n} (wood) :: ciliegio {m}
cherry {n} (color) :: ciliegia
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree) :: fiore di ciliegio {m}
cherry brandy {n} (liqueur) :: cerasella {f}
cherry pepper {n} (pimento) SEE: pimento ::
cherry plum {n} (the fruit) :: amolo
cherry tomato {n} (type of tomato) :: pomodorino {m}, pomodoro ciliegino {m}
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus) :: ciliegio {m}
chert {n} (mineral) :: ftanite {f}
cherub {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəb/ (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God) :: cherubino
cherub {n} :: cherubino {m}
cherubim {n} (plural of cherub) :: cherubino
chervil {n} /ˈtʃɜː(ɹ)vɪl/ (spice) :: cerfoglio {m}
Cheshire cat {prop} /ˌtʃɛʃɚ ˈkæt/ (fictional grinning cat) :: Stregatto {m}, gatto del Cheshire {m}
chess {n} /tʃɛs/ (two-player board game) :: scacchi {m-p}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess) :: scacchiera {f}
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece ::
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess) :: pezzo degli scacchi {m}
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece ::
chest {n} /t͡ʃɛst/ (strong box) :: cassa {f}, cassapanca {f}, cofano {m}, baule {m}
chest {n} (treasury) :: fondi {p}, cassa, tesoro
chest {n} (chest of drawers) :: cassettone, comò
chest {n} (thorax) :: petto {m}, torace {m}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
chestnut {n} /ˈtʃɛs.nʌt/ (nut of the chestnut tree) :: castagna {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour) :: castano {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown horse) :: castano {f}
chestnut {n} (wood of a chestnut tree) :: castagneto {m}
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour) :: castano [of hair]
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree ::
chestnut-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus palliatus) :: averla formichiera lineata
chestnut teal {n} (Anas castanea) :: alzavola castana
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts) :: castagno {m}
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes) :: comò {m}, cassettone, canterano {m}, cassettiera {f}
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub ::
chevron {n} /ˈʃɛvɹən/ (heraldry: wide inverted V) :: scaglione {m}
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček ::
chew {v} /t͡ʃuː/ (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing) :: masticare
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing) :: gomma da masticare {f}
chew the fat {v} (chat idly or generally waste time talking) SEE: shoot the breeze ::
chew the scenery {v} (To perform in an excessively emotional or exaggerated manner) :: essere sopra le righe
chiaroscuro {n} /ˌkjɑɹəˈsk(j)ʊɹoʊ/ (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts) :: chiaroscuro {m}
Chicago {prop} /ʃɪˈkɑ.ɡoʊ/ (large US city) :: Chicago {f}
chick {n} /t͡ʃɪk/ (young bird) :: pulcino {m}
chick {n} (young chicken) :: pulcino {m}
chick {n} (young woman) :: gnocca {f}
chickadee {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪ.kə.ˌdi/ (songbird) :: cincia {f}
Chickasaw {prop} /ˈtʃɪkəsɔː/ (the tribe) :: chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} (the language) :: chickasaw
chicken {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪkɪn/ (bird) :: pollo {m}, gallo {m}, gallina {f}
chicken {n} (meat) :: pollo {m}
chicken {n} (coward) :: coniglio {m}, mammoletta, pollo, merlo, femminuccia, smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, codardo, cortigiano, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile
chicken {n} (young, attractive, slim man) SEE: twink ::
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse ::
chicken-or-egg question {n} (a question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first) :: paradosso dell'uovo e della gallina {m}
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease) :: varicella {f}
chickenshit {n} (coward) :: Italian: mammoletta, femminuccia, coniglio, merlo, pollo, smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, codardo, cortigiano, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile
chickpea {n} /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/ (plant) :: cece
chickpea {n} (seed) :: cece {m}
chickweed {n} (herb) :: centocchio {m}
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus) :: cicoria {f}
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive ::
chief {n} /tʃiːf/ (leader of group, etc.) :: capo {m}
chief {n} (heraldic term) :: capo {m}
chief executive officer {n} (highest-ranking corporate officer) :: amministratore delegato {m}
chiefly {adv} /ˈtʃiːf.li/ (mainly) :: principalmente
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state ::
chieftain {n} /ˈtʃiːf.tən/ (A leader of a clan or tribe) :: capo {m}, capotribù
chieftain {n} (A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain) :: capo {m}
Chieti {prop} (province of Italy) :: Chieti {f}
Chieti {prop} (town and capital) :: Chieti {f}
chiffchaff {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪf.t͡ʃæf/ (Phylloscopus collybita) :: luì piccolo {m}
chignon {n} (roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun) :: crocchia {f}
Chihuahua {n} /tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː/ (breed of dog) :: chihuahua {m}
chilblain {n} /tʃɪlbleɪn/ (inflammation) :: gelone {m}
child {n} /t͡ʃaɪld/ (a female or male child, a daughter or son) :: bambino {m}, bambina {f}, figlio {m}, figlia {f}
child {n} (a minor) :: bambino {m}, bambina {f}
child abuse {n} /ˈtʃaɪldəbjuːs/ (mistreatment of a child) :: abuso minorile
childbirth {n} (act of giving birth) :: parto {m}
child carrier {n} (a device for carrying babies) :: marsupio {m}
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile ::
childhood {n} /ˈtʃaɪldhʊd/ (state of being a child) :: infanzia {f}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child) :: infanzia {f}
childish {adj} /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/ (behaving immaturely) :: infantile
children's hospital {n} (hospital for children and adolescents) :: ospedale pediatrico {m}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy) :: gioco da ragazzi
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
Chile {prop} /ˈtʃiː.leɪ/ (country in South America) :: Cile
Chilean {adj} /ˈtʃɪli.ən/ (pertaining to Chile) :: cileno {m}, cilena {f}
chili {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪli/ (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum) :: peperoncino {m}
chiliahedron {n} /kɪlɪəˈhiːdɹən/ (polyhedron with a thousand faces) :: chiliedro
chiliarch {n} (a commander of a thousand troops in Hellenistic Greece) :: chiliarca {m}
chiliasm {n} /ˈkɪ.lɪæ.z(ə)m/ (belief in an earthly thousand-year period of peace and prosperity) :: millenarismo, chiliasmo
chili pepper {n} (fruit) :: peperoncino {m}
chill {n} /tʃɪl/ (moderate, but uncomfortable coldness) :: frescura {f}, fresco {m}, freddezza {f}, raffreddamento {m}, gelo {m}
chill {n} (sudden penetrating sense of cold) :: freddo {m}, brivido {m}, brivido di freddo
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool) :: raffreddare
chill {v} (to become cold) :: raffreddarsi
chill {v} (to relax, lie back) :: calmarsi, rilassarsi
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
chill out {v} (relax or take time out) :: rilassarsi, calmarsi
chimera {n} /kʌɪˈmɪəɹə/ (flame-spewing monster, see also: Chimera) :: chimera {f}
Chimera {prop} (mythical monster) :: chimera {f}
chimerical {adj} /kɪˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (resulting from the expression of two or more genes) :: chimerico
chimerical {adj} :: chimerico
chimney {n} /tʃɪmni/ (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue) :: camino {m}, ciminiera {f}
chimney {n} (glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp) :: fumaiolo {m}, bulbo {m}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive) :: fumaiolo {m}
chimney {n} (narrow cleft in a rock face) :: camino {m}
chimney flashing {n} :: faldale {m}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation) :: spazzacamino {m}
chimpanzee {n} /tʃɪmˈpæn.zi/ (ape) :: scimpanzé {m}
chin {n} /tʃɪn/ (bottom of a face) :: mento {m}
china {n} /tʃʌɪnə/ (porcelain) :: porcellana {f}
China {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪnə/ (country in east Asia) :: Cina {f}
china clay {n} (kaolin) SEE: kaolin ::
China syndrome {n} (meltdown of a nuclear reactor) :: sindrome cinese {f}
chinchilla {n} /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ (rodent) :: cincillà {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur) :: cincillà {m}
Chinese {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪˌniz/ (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan) :: cinese {m}
Chinese {prop} (writing system of Chinese) :: cinese {m}, ideogrammi cinesi {m-p}
Chinese {n} (the people of China) :: i cinesi {m-p}
Chinese {n} (person born in China) :: cinese {m} {f}
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal) :: cibo cinese {m}
Chinese {adj} (relating to China) :: cinese
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (bok choy) SEE: bok choy ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character) :: carattere cinese {m}
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog) :: cane nudo cinese {m}
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo ::
Chinese lantern {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry ::
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion ::
Chinese studies {n} (study of China) :: sinologia {f}
Chinese whispers {n} (game) :: telefono senza fili {m}, telegrafo senza fili {m}
Chinglish {adj} (resembling English influenced by Chinese) :: cinglese
Chinglish {prop} (English influenced by Chinese) :: cinglese {m}
chinoiserie {n} /ʃiːnwɑːzəˈɹiː/ (art: style or object that reflects Chinese influence) :: cineseria {f}
Chios {prop} /ˈki.ɑs/ (island) :: Chio {f}
chip {n} /tʃɪp/ (small piece broken off) :: frammento, scheggia {f}
chip {n} (token used in gambling) :: chip gettone, fiche {f}
chip {n} (integrated circuit) :: chip
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry) :: patatina {f}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent) :: tamia {m}
Chippewa {prop} (Ojibwe) SEE: Ojibwe ::
chiral {adj} /ˈkaɪɹəl/ (of an object that exhibits chirality) :: chirale
chirality {n} /kaɪˈɹælɪti/ (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics) :: chiralità {f}
chiromancer {n} /ˈkaɪɹə(ʊ)mænsə/ (one who practices chiromancy) :: chiromante {m} {f}, chirologo {m}
chiromancy {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəʊ.mæn.si/ (divination performed by examining the palms) :: chiromanzia {f}
Chiron {prop} /ˈkaɪɹən/ (mythology) :: Chirone {m}
chiropractor {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəˌpɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ (chiropractor) :: chiropratico
chirp {n} /tʃɜː(ɹ)p/ (birds) :: cinguettio {m}, trillo {m}
chirp {n} (insects) :: stridio {m}
chirp {v} (birds) :: cinguettare
chirp {v} (insects) :: frinire
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal) :: scalpello {m}, cesello
chisel {v} (to use a chisel) :: cesellare
Chisinau {prop} (capital city and a municipality of Moldova) :: Chisinau, Chișinău
chitin {n} /ˈkaɪtɪn/ (polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in arthropod and fungi) :: chitina {f}
chiton {n} /ˈkaɪtn̩/ (Greek tunic) :: chitone {m}
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses)) :: Chitral
chitterlings {n} /ˈtʃɪɾɚlɪŋz/ (small pig intestine, boiled and fried) :: frattaglie {f-p}
chivalrous {adj} /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹʌs/ (of a man: honourable) :: cavalleresco, galante
chivalry {n} /ˈʃɪvalɹi/ (ethical code) :: cavalleria {f}
chivalry {n} (Courteous behavior, especially that of men towards women) :: cavalleria {f}
chive {n} /tʃaɪv/ (plant) :: erba cipollina {f}, cipolletta {f}
chive {n} (chives: herb) :: erba cipollina {f}, cipolletta {f}
chivvy {v} (to coerce) SEE: coerce ::
chlamydia {n} /kləˈmɪd.i.ə/ (sexually transmitted disease) :: chlamydia {f}
chlamys {n} /ˈklæmɪs/ (short cloak) :: clamide {f}
chloral {n} (an organic compound) :: cloralio {m}
chloralkali {n} :: clorosoda {f}
chloralkaline {adj} (pertaining to electrolysis of sodium hydroxide) :: cloroalcalino
chloramine {n} (compound) :: clorammina {f}
chlorate {n} (any salt of chloric acid) :: clorato {m}
chloric {adj} (compounds) :: clorico
chloride {n} /ˈklɔːɹaɪd/ (any salt of hydrochloric acid) :: cloruro {m}
chlorinate {v} (to add chlorine to) :: clorurare
chlorination {n} (chlorination) :: clorazione {f}
chlorine {n} /ˈklɔɹiːn/ (chemical element) :: cloro {m}
chlorite {n} /ˈklɔːɹʌɪt/ (mineral) :: clorite {f}
chlorite {n} (salt of chlorous acid) :: clorito {m}
chloroauric {adj} (of or pertaining to chloroauric acid) :: cloroaurico
chloroborate {n} (salt or ester of chloroboric acid) :: cloroborato {m}
chlorochromate {n} (CrClO3-) :: clorocromato {m}
chlorofibre {n} (synthetic fibre) :: clorofibra {f}
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen) :: clorofluorocarburo {m}
chloroform {n} /ˈklɔːɹə(ʊ)̩fɔː(ɹ)m/ ((chemistry) an anesthetic) :: cloroformio {m}
chloroform {v} (to treat with chloroform, or to render unconscious with chloroform) :: cloroformizzare
chlorogenic {adj} (Of or pertaining to chlorogenic acid) :: clorogenico
chlorophyll {n} /ˈklɔɹ.ə.fɪl/ (green pigment) :: clorofilla {f}
chlorophyllic {adj} (of, pertaining to, resembling or derived from chlorophyll) :: clorofilliano
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle) :: cloroplasto {m}
chloroplatinate {n} (salt of chloroplatinic acid) :: cloroplatinato {m}
chlorosis {n} (yellow-green colouration of the skin) :: clorosi {f}
chlorosis {n} (yellowing of the leaves) :: clorosi {f}
chlorous {adj} (compound) :: cloroso
chock full {adj} (containing the maximum amount) :: satollo, pieno zeppo {m}
chocolate {n} /ˈt͡ʃɑk(ə)lɪt/ (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans) :: cioccolato {m}, cioccolata {f}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate) :: cioccolatino {m}, pralina {f}
chocolate {adj} (made of or containing chocolate) :: cioccolato
chocolate {adj} (colour) :: cioccolato, color cioccolato
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate) :: torta al cioccolato {f}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg ::
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate) :: latte al cioccolato {m}
chocolate truffle {n} (type of confection) :: tartufo {m}
chocolatier {n} (producer of chocolate) :: cioccolatiere {m}
choice {n} /tʃɔɪs/ (option or decision) :: scelta {f}
choice {n} (selection or preference) :: scelta {f}
choice {n} (definite: best or most preferable part) :: ottimo {m}, ottima {f}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred) :: di prima scelta
choir {n} /kwaɪɚ/ (singing group) :: coro {m}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly) :: coro {m}
choke {v} /t͡ʃoʊk/ (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe) :: soffocare
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them) :: strozzare, strangolare, asfissiare
choke {n} (control on a carburetor) :: starter {m}
choker {n} /ˈtʃoʊkɚ/ (jewelry or accessory) :: girocollo {m}, collana {f}
choker {n} (one who chokes another) :: strangolatore {m}, strangolatrice {f}
cholangitis {n} (inflammation of the bile duct) :: angiocolite {f}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder ::
cholecystokinin {n} (any of several peptide hormones) :: colecistochinina {f}
choledochitis {n} (inflammation of the common bile duct) :: coledocite {f}
cholera {n} /ˈkɒləɹə/ (infectious disease) :: colera
cholerine {n} (minor diarrhea) :: colerina {f}
cholesteric {adj} (relating to chiral nematic phase of crystals) :: colesterico
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes) :: colesterolo {m}
cholesterolemia {n} (presence of cholesterol in the blood) :: colesterolemia {f}
choline {n} /ˈkoʊliːn/ (organic chemistry: a compound) :: colina
chomp {v} /t͡ʃɔmp/ (to bite or munch loudly or heavily) :: masticare in modo rumoroso
chondroblast {n} (1. A cell which originates from a mesenchymal stem cell and forms chondrocytes) :: condroblasto {m}
chondrodysplasia {n} (a genetic disorder characterized by short-limbed dwarfism) :: condrodisplasia {f}
chondroma {n} (benign tumour) :: condroma {m}
chondronectin {n} :: condronectina {f}
Chongqing {prop} /ˈtʃɔŋˈtʃɪŋ/ (a municipality in central China) :: Chongqing
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take ::
choose {v} /t͡ʃuːz/ (to pick) :: scegliere, selezionare
choose {v} (to elect) :: eleggere
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way) :: decidere
chop {n} /tʃɒp/ (cut of meat) :: costoletta, braciola {f}, taglio {m}, costata {f}
chop {n} (blow with an axe or similar utensil) :: colpo {m}, colpo d'ascia
chop {n} (poker: result of a tied poker hand) :: alla pari
chop {n} (dismissal, especially from employment) :: licenziamento {m}
chop {n} :: taglio {m}
chop {v} (to cut into pieces) :: tagliare
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up) :: affrettatevi, affrettati
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe ::
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food) :: tagliere {m}
choppy {adj} (having many small, rough waves) :: increspato
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil) :: bacchetta {f}
choral {adj} /ˈkɔɹəl/ (of or relating to a choir or chorus) :: corale
choral {n} (chorale) SEE: chorale ::
chorale {n} /kɔːˈɹɑːl/ (hymn tune) :: corale {f}
chorale {n} (chorus) :: corale {f}
chord {n} /kɔɹd/ (combination of three or more notes) :: accordo
chord {n} (straight line) :: corda {f}
chordal {adj} (kind of graph) :: cordale
chordophone {n} (chordophone, see also: stringed instrument) :: cordofono {m}
chore {n} /tʃɔɹ/ (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task) :: corvè {f}
chorea {n} (disease of the nervous system) :: corea {f}
choreography {n} /ˌkɔɹ.iˈɒɡ.ɹə.fi/ (art) :: coreografia {f}
chorionic {adj} (of or pertaining to the chorion) :: corionico
chorionic villus sampling {n} (form of prenatal diagnosis) :: villocentesi {f}
chorioretinitis {n} (an inflammation of the choroid and retina of the eye) :: corioretinite {f}
chorister {n} (singer in a choir) :: corista {m} {f}, cantore {m}
chorizo {n} /tʃɔˈɹiθɔ/ (type of sausage) :: chorizo {m}
choronym {n} (name) :: coronimo {m}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh) :: chortle
chorus {n} /ˈkɔːɹəs/ :: coro {m}
chorus line {n} (a line of performers in a revue or other show, dancing in unison) :: corps de ballet {m}
chotki {n} /ˈt͡ʃoʊtki/ (prayer rope) :: corda di preghiera {f}
chough {n} /tʃʌf/ (bird of Pyrrhocorax) :: gracchio {m}
chow {n} /tʃaʊ/ (Food, especially snacks) :: foraggio
chrematistics {n} (study of wealth) :: crematistica {f}
chrism {n} /ˈkɹɪz(ə)m/ (mixture of oil and balm) :: crisma {f}
Christ {prop} /kɹaɪst/ (title for Jesus of Nazareth) :: Cristo {m}
Christ {n} (A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ) :: Cristo {m}
Christ {interj} (blasphemous interjection) :: porco Dio, porcodio {m}
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination) :: Cristadelfiano {m}
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians) :: cristadelfiano
Christ child {prop} (Child Jesus) :: Gesù Bambino {m}
christen {v} /ˈkɹɪsən/ (to perform the religious act of baptism) :: battezzare
christen {v} (to name) :: battezzare
Christendom {n} /ˈkɹɪsn̩dəm/ (the Christian world) :: cristianità {f}
Christian {n} /ˈkɹɪʃtʃən/ (member of the Christian religion) :: cristiano {m}, cristiana {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name) :: Cristiano {m}
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians) :: cristiano
Christiana {prop} (a female given name) :: Cristiana {f}
Christian Democracy {n} (political ideology) :: Democrazia Cristiana {f}
Christianity {prop} /ˌkɹɪstʃiˈænɪti/ (monotheistic religion) :: cristianità {f}, cristianesimo {m}
Christianity {n} (Christendom) SEE: Christendom ::
Christianization {n} (converting to Christianity) :: cristianizzazione {f}
Christianize {v} (to (cause to) convert to Christianity) :: cristianizzare
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism) :: nome di battesimo {m}
christie {n} (high-speed ski turn) :: kristiania {m}
Christina {prop} (female given name) :: Cristina {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina ::
Christmas {prop} /ˈkɹɪsməs/ (Christian holiday) :: Natale {m}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas) :: canzone natalizia {f}, canto natalizio {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day) :: Vigilia {f}
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia) :: Isola del Natale {f}
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent ::
Christmassy {adj} (resembling or having feelings of Christmas) :: natalizio
Christmas tree {n} /ˈkɹɪsməs tɹiː/ (tree used during the Christmas holiday season) :: albero di Natale {m}
Christological {adj} (of or pertaining to Christology) :: cristologico
Christopher {prop} /ˈkɹɪs.tə.fɚ/ (a male given name) :: Cristoforo
Christ's thorn {n} (tree) :: marruca
chromate {n} (any salt of chromic acid) :: cromato {m}
chromatic {adj} (characterised by hue) :: cromatico
chromatic {adj} (music: regarding all twelve traditional Western pitch classes, regardless of temperament or intonation) :: cromatico
chromatic number {n} (smallest number of colours) :: numero cromatico {m}
chromatin {n} /ˈkɹəʊmətɪn/ (complex of DNA, RNA, and proteins) :: cromatina {f}
chromatinic {adj} (of or pertaining to chromatin) :: cromatinico
chromatogram {n} (the visual output from a chromatograph) :: cromatogramma {m}
chromatograph {n} (machine that performs chromatography) :: cromatografo {m}
chromatography {n} /ˌkɹəʊ.məˈtɒɡɹə.fi/ (analytical chemistry: technique for separation of components in a mixture) :: cromatografia {f}
chromatophore {n} (pigment-bearing cell or structure) :: cromatoforo {m}
chrome {v} /kɹoʊm/ (to plate with chrome) :: cromare
chromite {n} (mineral) :: cromite {f}
chromium {n} /ˈkɹoʊmi.əm/ (chemical element) :: cromo {m}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome ::
chromodynamics {n} (The study of quarks with color) :: cromodinamica {f}
chromonema {n} (coiled central filament of a chromatid) :: cromonema {m}
chromophore {n} (part of the molecule of a dye responsible for its colour) :: cromoforo {m}
chromophoric {adj} (chemistry) :: cromoforo
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes) :: cromosomico
chromosome {n} /ˈkɹoʊməˌsoʊm/ (structure in the cell nucleus) :: cromosoma {m}
chromosphere {n} (the faint pink extension of a star's atmospheric envelope) :: cromosfera {f}
chromospheric {adj} (of or pertaining to the chromosphere) :: cromosferico
chromotherapy {n} (form of alternative medicine) :: cromoterapia {f}
chronic {adj} /ˈkɹɒnɪk/ (that continues over an extended period of time) :: cronico
chronic {adj} (medical: prolonged or slow to heal) :: cronico
chronic {adj} (inveterate or habitual) :: cronico
chronicity {n} (the condition of being chronic) :: cronicità {f}
chronicle {n} /ˈkɹɒnɪkəl/ (a written account) :: cronaca {f}, notizia {f}
chronicler {n} (person who writes a chronicle) :: cronista {m} {f}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Croniche {f-p}
chronicling {n} (the act by which something is chronicled) :: annalistica {f}
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease {n} (group of pulmonary diseases) :: broncopneumopatia cronica ostruttiva {f}
chrono- {prefix} (relation to time) :: crono-
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest) :: cronologico
chronologically {adv} (in a chronological manner) :: cronologicamente
chronologist {n} (a person skilled in chronology) :: cronologista {m} {f}, cronologo {m}
chronology {n} /kɹəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/ (determining the order of events) :: cronologia {f}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order) :: cronologia {f}
chronometer {n} /kɹəˈnɒm.ə.tə(ɹ)/ (device for measuring time) :: cronometro {m}
Chronos {prop} (personification of time) :: Crono
chronoscope {n} (chronometer) SEE: chronometer ::
chronostratigraphy {n} (the interpretation of geologic history by means of the determination of the ages and time sequence of rock strata) :: cronostratigrafia {f}
chronotaxis {n} (list or table in chronological order) :: cronotassi {f}
chrysalis {n} /ˈkɹɪsəlɪs/ (the pupa of a butterfly or moth) :: crisalide
chrysanthemum {n} (flower) :: crisantemo {m}
chrysene {n} (organic compound) :: crisene {m}
chryso- {prefix} (pertaining, related to gold) :: criso-
chrysocolla {n} (mineral) :: crisocolla {f}
chrysography {n} (use of gold lettering) :: crisografia {f}
chrysotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of gold) :: crisoterapia {f}
chub {n} /tʃʌb/ (Leuciscus cephalus) :: cavedano {m}
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner ::
Chukotka {prop} :: Čukči
chum {n} /tʃʌm/ (A friend; a pal) :: amico {m}
chum {n} (A roommate) :: vicino di stanza, compagno di stanza {m}
chumminess {n} (state of being chummy) SEE: folksiness ::
chump {n} /tʃʌmp/ (an unintelligent person) :: fesso {m}, allocco {m}, balordo {m}, grullo {m}, ottuso {m}
chump {n} (a gullible person) :: fesso {m}, allocco {m}, stupido {m}, credulone {m}
chunk {n} /t͡ʃʌŋk/ (a part of something) :: pezzo {m}, tocco {m}
chunter {v} /ˈtʃʌn.tɚ/ (speak in a soft, indistinct manner, mutter) :: sussurrare, bisbigliare
chunter {v} (grumble, complain) :: borbottare, brontolare
Chur {prop} /kuːɹ/ (Swiss town) :: Coira
church {n} /t͡ʃɝt͡ʃ/ (house of worship) :: chiesa {f}
church {n} (a religious organization) :: Chiesa {f}
church {n} (worship service) :: funzione {f}, messa {f}
Church Father {n} /ˈt͡ʃɝt͡ʃ fɑ.ðɚ/ (authoritative ancient male Christian author) :: padre della Chiesa {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church) :: praticante {m}
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England) :: Chiesa d'Inghilterra {f}, Chiesa Anglicana {f}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland) :: Chiesa di Scozia {f}
churlish {adj} /ˈtʃɝːlɪʃ/ (rude or surly) :: villano
churn {v} /tʃɚn/ (agitate rapidly) :: frullare, sbattere, ribollire, spumeggiare
churn {v} (tumble) :: spumeggiare, frullare, ribollire
churn {n} (vessel for churning) :: zangola
churn out {v} (to produce a large quantity of something rapidly and easily) :: sfornare
churro {n} /ˈtʃʊɹ.oʊ/ (fried pastry) :: churro {m}
chutney {n} /ˈtʃʌtni/ (condiment) :: chutney {f}
chutzpah {n} /ˈxʊts.pə/ (nearly arrogant courage) :: sfacciataggine {f}
chyle {n} /kaɪl/ (digestive fluid) :: chilo {m}
chymotrypsinogen {n} (inactive precursor to chymotrypsin) :: chimotripsinogeno {m}
chypre {n} :: chypre
chytridiomycosis {n} (disease of amphibians) :: chitidriomicosi {f}
ciabatta {n} /tʃəˈbɑː.ta/ (a broad, flat, white Italian bread) :: ciabatta {f}
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
cicada {n} /sɪˈkeɪ.də/ (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera) :: cicala {f}
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar ::
cicero {n} (12-point type) :: lettura
Cicero {prop} /ˈsɪsəɹəʊ/ (Roman statesman and orator) :: Cicerone (Marco Tullio Cicerone)
Ciceronian {adj} /sɪsəˈɹəʊnɪən/ (of or relating to M. Tullius Cicero) :: ciceroniano
Ciceronical {adj} (obsolete: Ciceronian) SEE: Ciceronian ::
cicisbeo {n} /ˌtʃitʃəzˈbeɪoʊ/ (Italian knightly servant of a high-born lady) :: cicisbeo {m}, cavalier servente {m}
-cide {suffix} /-saɪd/ (killing of) :: -cidio {m}
-cide {suffix} (killer of) :: -cida {f}
cider {n} /ˈsaɪ.dɚ/ (alcoholic beverage) :: sidro {m}
cider {n} (drink/glass of cider) :: bicchiere di sidro {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink ::
Cieszyn {prop} (city in Poland) :: Cieszyn
cigar {n} (tobacco product) :: sigaro {m}
cigarette {n} /ˈsɪ.ɡə.ɹɛt/ (cigarette) :: sigaretta {f}
cigarette case {n} (a small flat case for holding cigarettes) :: portasigarette {m}
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter ::
cigarette paper {n} (rolling paper) SEE: rolling paper ::
cigar lighter {n} :: accendisigaro {m}
cilantro {n} (leaves of the coriander plant) :: coriandolo {m}
ciliary muscle {n} (muscle) :: muscolo ciliare {m}
Cimbrian {n} (people) :: cimbro {m}
Cimbrian {prop} (language) :: cimbro {m}
Cimmerian {n} /sɪˈmɪəɹ.ɪ.ən/ (one of the Cimmerii, ancient equestrian nomads of Indo-European origin) :: Cimmero {m}
Cimmerian {n} :: Cimmero {m}, Cimmera {f}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material) :: cenere {f}
cinder {n} :: cenere {f}
Cinderella {prop} /ˌsindəˈɹɛlə/ (fairy tale) :: Cenerentola {f}
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale) :: Cenerentola {f}
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
cinema {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mə/ (a film/movie theatre) :: cinema {m}
cinema {n} (the art of making films and movies) :: cinematografo {m}, cinematografia {f}
cinematic {adj} (relating to kinematics) SEE: kinematic ::
cinematographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cinematography) :: cinematografico
cinematography {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.məˌtɒɡ.ɹə.fiː/ (the discipline of making and reproducing motion pictures) :: cinematografia {f}, filmologia {f}
cinephile {n} (enthusiast of films and cinema) :: cinefilo {m}
cinephilia {n} (cinephilia) :: cinefilia {f}
cinerary {adj} (pertaining to or containing ashes) :: cinerario
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture ::
cinnabar {n} /ˈsɪ.nə.bɑɹ]/ (mineral) :: cinabro {m}
cinnamic acid {n} :: acido cinnamico {m}
cinnamon {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ (Cinnamomum verum) :: cannella {f}
cinnamon {n} (spice) :: cannella {f}
cinnamon {n} (colour) :: cannella
cinnamon {adj} (flavour) :: di cannella
cinnamon {adj} (colour) :: cannella
Cinquecentist {n} /tʃiŋkwɛˈtʃɛntɪst/ (Italian of the sixteenth century) :: cinquecentista {m}
cinquedea {n} /ˌtʃɪŋkwɨˈdi.ə/ (Italian Renaissance sword) :: cinquedea {f}, cinquadea {f}, lingua di bue {f}
cinquefoil {n} /ˈsɪŋk.fɔɪl/ (heraldry: stylized flower or leaf with five lobes) :: cinquefoglie {m}
cipher {n} /ˈsaɪfɚ/ (numeric character) :: cifra {f}
ciphertext {n} (encoded text) :: testo cifrato {m}
circa {prep} /ˈsɝkə/ (approximately, about) :: circa
circadian {adj} (relating to rhythmic behavior with a period of 24 hours) :: circadiano
Circe {prop} /ˈsɜɹsi/ (enchantress in Greek mythology) :: Circe
circle {n} /ˈsɝ.kəɫ]/ (geometry: set of points that are equally distant from a center) :: cerchio {m}
circle {n} (geometry: set of all points in a plane within a radius) :: disco {m}
circle {n} (thin three-dimensional equivalent of these geometric figures) :: sfera {f}
circle {n} (curve approximating part or all of a circle) :: curva {f}
circle {n} (specific group of persons) :: circolo {m}, gruppo {m}, cenacolo {m}, congrega {f}, associazione {f}
circle {n} (bagginess of skin under eyes) :: occhiaie
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path) :: cerchiare
circle {v} (surround) :: circondare
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around) :: cerchiare
circle {v} (travel in circles) :: ruotare, roteare
circle {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
circle {n} (indirect form of words) SEE: circumlocution ::
circle {n} (traffic circle or roundabout) SEE: traffic circle ::
circlet {n} (a small circle) :: cerchiello {m}
circlet {n} (ornament worn on the head) :: cerchiello {m}
circuit {n} (circumlocution) SEE: circumlocution ::
circuitous {adj} /sɚˈkjuːətəs/ (not direct or to the point) :: tortuoso {m}
circular {adj} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)k.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (in the shape of, or moving in a circle) :: circolare
circular {n} (circular letter) :: circolare {f}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade) :: sega circolare
circulate {v} (to move in circles) :: circolare
circulating {adj} (moving about freely) :: circolante
circulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to a circulation) :: circolatorio
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body) :: apparato circolatorio {m}, sistema circolatorio {m}
circum- {prefix} (prefix meaning "around") :: circum-, circon-
circumbendibus {n} /sɝkm̩ˈbɛndɨbəs/ (a roundabout or confusing manner) :: circonlocuzione
circumcircle {n} (a circle that passes through every vertex of a given polygon) :: circumcerchio {m}
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis) :: circoncidere
circumcision {n} (removal of foreskin from penis) :: circoncisione {f}
circumcision {n} :: circoncisione {f}
circumduction {n} (circular movement of a body part) :: circonduzione {f}
circumference {n} /sɝːˈkʌm.fɹəns/ (line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional object) :: circonferenza {f}
circumference {n} (length of such line) :: circonferenza {f}
circumfix {n} /ˈsɚkəmfɪks/ (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part) :: circonfisso {m}
circumflex {n} /ˈsɝkəmˌflɛks/ (circumflex accent) :: accento circonflesso {m}, circonflesso {m}
circumflex {adj} (with circumflex accent) :: circunflesso
circumlocution {n} /ˌsɝɹkəmˌləˈkjuʃən/ (roundabout or indirect way of speaking) :: giro di parole, perifrasi
circumlocution {n} (roundabout expression) :: circonlocuzione {f}
circumlunar {adj} (surrounding, or travelling around the moon) :: circumlunare
circumnavigate {v} /ˌsɝ.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to sail completely around something) :: circumnavigare
circumnavigation {n} (circumnavigating) :: circumnavigazione {f}
circumscription {n} (act of circumscribing; quality of being circumscribed) :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area) :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (taxonomy: definition of what belongs in a taxon) :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district ::
circumsolar {adj} (surrounding or moving around the Sun) :: circumsolare
circumspect {adj} /ˈsɚ.kəm.spɛkt/ (carefully aware of all circumstances) :: cauto {m}, prudente {m} {f}
circumspection {n} (attention to all the facts and circumstances) :: circospezione {f}
circumstance {n} /ˈsɜːkəmst(ə)ns/ (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event) :: circostanza {f}
circumstance {n} (event; fact; particular incident) :: dettaglio {m}
circumstance {n} (circumlocution; detail) :: circonlocuzione {f}
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something) :: eludere, circonvenire
circumzenithal {adj} (around the zenith) :: circumzenitale
circus {n} /ˈsɝkəs/ (company that travels) :: circo {m}
circus {n} (round open space) :: circo {m}
cire perdue {n} (lost wax) SEE: lost wax ::
cirque {n} (something in the shape of a circle) SEE: circle ::
cirrhosis {n} /sɪˈɹoʊsɪs/ (chronic disease of the liver) :: cirrosi {f}
cirrhotic {adj} /səˈɹɒtɪk/ (pertaining to or suffering from cirrhosis) :: cirrotico
cirrocumulus {n} (a cloud type) :: cirrocumulo {m}
cirrus {n} /ˈsɪɹəs/ (cloud) :: cirro {m}
cisalpine {adj} (On the south side of the Alps) :: cisalpino
cistern {n} /ˈsɪs.tɚn/ (reservoir for holding water) :: cisterna {f}
cistus {n} (any plant of the genus Cistus) :: cisto
citadel {n} /ˈsɪtədəl/ (a strong fortress that sits high above a city) :: cittadella {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place) :: cittadella {f}
citation needed {phrase} (A portion of a wiki needs to be validated by a source.) :: citazione necessaria
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote ::
citizen {n} /ˈsɪtɪzən/ (legal member of a state) :: cittadino
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city) :: cittadino {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place) :: cittadino {m}, residente {m}
citizen {n} (civilian) :: civile {m}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event) :: giornalismo partecipativo
citizenry {n} (the group of all citizens) :: cittadinanza {f}
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen) :: cittadinanza {f}
citrate {n} (salt or ester of citric acid) :: citrato {m}
citric {adj} /ˈsɪtɹɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon) :: citrico
citric acid {n} /ˌsɪtɹɪk ˈæsɪd/ (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7) :: acido citrico
citric acid cycle {n} /ˈsɪtɹɪk ˌæsɪd ˈsaɪkəl/ (the Krebs cycle) :: ciclo dell'acido citrico {m}
citrine {n} (brownish-yellow quartz) :: citrino {m}
citron {n} /ˈsɪtɹən/ (fruit) :: cedro {m}, lumia {f}
citrulline {n} (an amino acid) :: citrullina {f}
citrus {n} /ˈsɪ.tɹəs/ (shrub or tree) :: agrume {m}
citrus {n} (fruit) SEE: citrus fruit ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus) :: agrume {m}
city {n} /ˈsɪt̬i/ (large settlement) :: città {f}
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown ::
city center {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown ::
city council {n} (town/city governing body) :: consiglio municipale {m}
city hall {n} (building) :: municipio
City of Light {prop} (nickname for Paris) :: città delle luci
city state {n} (sovereign city) :: città-stato {f} {f-p}
City That Never Sleeps {prop} (nickname for New York City) :: città che non dorme mai {f}
civet {n} /ˈsɪ.vɪt/ (cat-like animal) :: zibetto {m}
civic {adj} /ˈsɪvɪk/ (Having to do with a city or the people who live there) :: civico
civically {adv} (in a civic manner) :: civilmente
civil {adj} /ˈsɪv.əl/ :: civile
civil defense {n} (efforts to protect the citizens of a state from military attack) :: difesa civile {f}
civilian {n} /sɪˈvɪljən/ (non-military person) :: civile {m}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces) :: civile
civilise {v} (to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour) :: incivilire, civilizzare
civilise {v} :: incivilire, ingentilire, civilizzare, umanizzare
civility {n} (politeness; behavior which conforms to social conventions) :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} /ˌsɪv.ə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (organized culture) :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} (human society) :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} (act or process of civilizing or becoming civilized) :: civilizzazione {f}
civilization {n} (state or quality of being civilized) :: civiltà {f}
civilization {prop} (people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior) :: civiltà {f}, civilizzazione {f}
civilize {v} (civilise) SEE: civilise ::
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations) :: diritto civile {m}
civil law {n} (legal system contrasting with common law) :: diritto continentale {m}, diritto romano-germanico {m}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances) :: diritti civili
civil servant {n} (government employee) :: funzionario {m}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies) :: società civile {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country) :: guerra civile {f}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war ::
civvies {n} (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti ::
cladogram {n} :: cladogrammo {m}
claim {n} /kleɪm/ (demand of ownership) :: reclamo {m}, rivendicazione {f}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something) :: dichiarazione {f}, affermazione {f}
claim {n} (demand of ownership for previously unowned land) :: reclamo di proprietà {m}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something) :: reclamare, rivendicare
claim {v} (to state a new fact) :: dichiarare, affermare
claim {v} (to demand ownership or right to use for land) :: reclamare la proprietà, reclamare il possesso
claimant {n} (party who initiates a lawsuit) SEE: plaintiff ::
claimant {n} (one who claims) :: pretendente {m}, richiedente {m}, rivendicatore {m}
claimant {n} (person receiving money from the government) :: istante {m}, richieditore {m}, richiedente
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara ::
clairvoyance {n} /klɛɹˈvɔɪəns/ (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses) :: chiaroveggenza {f}
clairvoyant {adj} /ˌklɛɹˈvɔɪ.ənt/ (of, or relating to clairvoyance) :: chiaroveggenza {f}, chiaroveggente
clairvoyant {adj} (able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses) :: prognostico {m}, pronostico {m}, sensitivo {m}
clairvoyant {adj} :: chiaroveggente {m}{f}
clairvoyant {n} (person able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses) :: chiaroveggente {m} {f}, sensitivo {m}
clairvoyant {n} (person able to foresee the future) :: oracolo {m}
clam {n} /klæm/ (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel) :: vongola {f}, tellina {f}, arsella {f}
clamber {v} /ˈklæm.bə(ɹ)/ (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly) :: arrampicarsi
clamor {n} /ˈklæm.ɚ/ :: clamore {m}, clamori {p}
clamp {n} /klæmp/ (woodworking tool) :: brida
clan {n} /klæn/ (group having common ancestor) :: clan {m}
clandestine {adj} /klænˈdɛstɪn/ (done or kept in secret) :: clandestino {m}
clap {n} /klæp/ (The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together) :: battere, pacca {f}
clap {v} (To applaud by clapping the hands) :: applaudire
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapper {n} (the tongue of a bell) :: battaglio, batacchio {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film) :: ciac {m}
claptrap {n} /ˈklæp.tɹæp/ (empty verbiage or nonsense) :: sproloquio
claque {n} (people hired to applaud or boo) :: claque {f}
Clara {prop} /klɛəɹə/ (cognates and transliterations of the name Clara) :: Chiara, Clara {f}
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara ::
clarification {n} /ˌklæɹɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (physical clarification (wine, butter, etc.)) :: chiarificazione {f}
clarification {n} (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc) :: chiarimento {m}, chiarificazione {f}
clarified butter {n} (cooking fat made from butter) :: burro chiarificato {m}
clarinet {n} /ˌklæɹɪˈnɛt/ (woodwind musical instrument) :: clarino {m}, clarinetto {m}
clarion {n} /ˈklæɹiən/ (medieval brass instrument) :: chiarina {f}
clarion call {n} (appeal) :: appello {m}
clarity {n} /ˈklæɹɪti/ (the state or measure of being clear) :: chiarezza {f}
clash {n} /ˈklæʃ/ (skirmish) :: scontro {m}, schermaglia {f}, baruffa {f}, zuffa {f}
clash {v} (conflict) :: cozzare, scontrarsi
clasp {n} /klæsp/ (fastener or holder) :: fibbia {f}, gancio {m}, fermaglio {m}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly) :: stringere, serrare, agguantare
class {n} /klæs/ (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes) :: ceto {m}, classe {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.) :: ceto {m}, classe {f}, rango {m}, condizione sociale {f}
class {n} (division of society into classes) :: ceto {m}, classe {f}
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance) :: classe {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher) :: classe {f}, lezione
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject) :: corso {m}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year) :: classe {f}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation) :: classe {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order) :: classe {f}
class {n} ((mathematics) collection of sets definable by a shared property) :: classe {f}
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior) :: classe {f}
classic {adj} /ˈklæ.sɪk/ (exemplary of a particular style) :: classico
classic {adj} (exhibiting timeless quality) :: classico
classic {n} (example) :: classico {m}
classic {n} (lasting work) :: classico {m}
classic {n} (sports event) :: classico {m}
classical {adj} /ˈklæsəkl/ (literature etc) :: classico
classical {adj} (Greek and Roman) :: classico
classical {adj} (art etc) :: classico
classical music {n} (music of the classical period) :: musica classica {f}
classical music {n} (the more serious forms of European and American music) :: musica classica {f}
Classical Nahuatl {prop} (variants of the Nahuatl language spoken in Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest) :: Lingua nahuatl classica
classical studies {n} :: lettere classiche {f-p}, lettere antiche {f-p}
Classical Syriac {prop} :: lingua siriaca {f}, siriaco {f}
classicism {n} (classical traditions of the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome) :: classicismo {m}
classicistic {adj} (of or pertaining to classicism) :: classicistico
classics {n} (classical studies) SEE: classical studies ::
classifiable {adj} (able to be classified) :: classificabile
classification {n} /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of forming into classes) :: classificazione {f}
classified {adj} (not meant to be disclosed) :: riservato {m}, segreto {m}, confidenziale
classism {n} /ˈklæsɪzm̩/ (discrimination based on social class) :: classismo {m}
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class at school) :: compagno di classe {m}, compagna di classe {f}
classroom {n} /ˈklɑːsɹʊm/ (room in a school) :: classe {f}, aula {f}
clathrate {n} /ˈklæθɹeɪt/ (clathrate compound) :: clatrato {m}
clathrate compound {n} (chemical substance) :: clatrato {m}
Claude {prop} (male given name) :: Claudio {m}
Claudia {prop} /ˈklɔː(ɹ).di.ə/ (female given name) :: Claudia
claustral {adj} (of or pertaining to a cloister) :: claustrale
claustral {adj} (having a cloister; cloistered) :: claustrale
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places) :: claustrofobia {f}
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia) :: claustrofobo
claustrophobic {adj} (Cramped and confined) :: claustrofobo
claustrum {n} /ˈklɔːstɹəm/ (sheet of grey matter) :: claustro {m}
clavichord {n} /ˈklæv.ɪˌkɔɹd/ (early keyboard instrument) :: clavicordo {m}
clavicle {n} (collar bone) :: clavicola {f}
clavicytherium {n} /ˌklæv.ə.saɪˈθɪə.ɹɪ.əm/ (harpsichord in which the soundboard and strings are mounted vertically facing the player) :: clavicytherium, cembalo verticale {m}
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary ::
claw {n} /klɔ/ (curved horny nail) :: artiglio
claw {n} (pincer of a crustacean) :: chela
claw {n} (mechanical device for gripping) :: palanchino, piede di porco
claw {n} :: artiglio, unghia, pinza, zampa, branca {f}
claw {v} (scratch or tear at) :: raspare, graffiare, artigliare
claw {v} (to use claws to seize, to grip) :: ghermire
claw {v} (use claws to climb) :: aggrapparsi
clay {n} /kleɪ/ (mineral substance) :: argilla {f}, creta {f}
clean {adj} /kliːn/ (not dirty) :: pulito
clean {adj} (not having used mind-altering or mood-changing substances) :: pulito
clean {adj} (without restrictions or penalties) :: pulito
clean {adj} (not in possession of weapons or contraband such as drugs) :: pulito
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object) :: pulire
clean {v} :: pulire
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty ::
cleanliness {n} /ˈklɛnlinəs/ (the property of being cleanly) :: pulizia {f}
cleanse {v} /klɛnz/ (clean, purify) :: ripulire, pulire, purificare
cleanse {v} (spiritually purify) :: purificare
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent ::
cleansing {adj} (that cleanses) :: detergente {m}
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct ::
clear {adj} /klɪɹ/ (transparent in colour) :: trasparente
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured) :: chiaro
clear {adj} (free of obstacles) :: libero
clear {adj} (without clouds) :: chiaro, sereno
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt) :: chiaro
clear {adj} (free of guilt or suspicion) :: pulito
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify) :: chiarire
clearance {n} (act of clearing or something cleared) :: sgombero {m}, repulisti {m}, piazza pulita {f}
clearance {n} (distance between two moving objects) :: luce {f}, spazio {m}, divario {m}, gioco {m}
clearance {n} (height or width of a passage, or the distance between a vehicle and the walls or roof of such passage) :: luce {f}, spazio {m}
clearance {n} (permission for a vehicle to proceed, or for a person to travel) :: via libera {m}, autorizzazione {f}, permesso {m}
clearance {n} (permission to have access to sensitive or secret documents or other information) :: accesso {m}, via libera {m}, autorizzazione {f}
clearance {n} (sale of merchandise at a reduced price) :: saldo {m}, svendita {f}, liquidazione {f}
clearance {n} (finance: processing of payments at a clearing house) :: compensazione {f}
clearance {n} (medicine: removal of harmful substances from the blood) :: filtraggio {m}, clearance
clear cut {adj} (straightforward) :: lampante, palese, evidente
clearing {n} (act or process of making or becoming clear) :: schiarimento {m}
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees) :: radura
clearing {n} (open space in the fog etc) :: spiazzo {m}
clearing {n} (process of completing and settling transactions centrally) :: compensazione {f}
clearing {n} (sequence of events used to disconnect a call) :: resettaggio {m}, ripristino {m}, azzeramento {m}
clearing house {n} (a central point where clearing banks exchange checks etc and settle accounts) :: stanza di compensazione
clearly {adv} /ˈklɪɹli/ (in a clear manner) :: chiaramente
clear one's throat {v} (forcibly expulsing air from one's lungs) :: raschiare
cleavage {n} /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/ (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft) :: clivaggio {m}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts) :: décolleté {m}, scollatura {f}, incavo {m}
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division) :: segmentazione {f}
cleavage {n} (chemistry: splitting of a large molecule) :: scissione {f}
cleavage {n} (mineralogy: tendency of a crystal to split) :: sfaldatura {f}
cleave {v} /kliv/ (transitive to split or sever) :: fendere
cleave {v} (transitive mineralogy) :: tagliare
cleave {v} (transitive figurative) :: ritagliarsi
cleave {v} (transitive chemistry) :: scindere
cleave {v} (intransitive to split) :: spaccare
cleave {v} (intransitive mineralogy) :: tagliare
cleaver {n} /ˈklivɚ/ (a squarish knife used for hacking) :: mannarino
clef {n} (musical symbol) :: chiave {f}
cleft {n} /klɛft/ (opening made or as if made by splitting) :: fessura
cleft chin {n} (cleft chin) :: mento leporino {m}
Clelia {prop} (female given name) :: Clelia
clematis {n} /ˈklɛmətɪs/ (any plant of the genus Clematis) :: clematide {f}
clemency {n} /ˈklɛ.mən.si/ (leniency, mercy) :: clemenza {f}
clementine {n} /ˈklɛməntaɪn/ (citrus fruit) :: mandarancio {m}, clementina {f}, clementino {m}
Cleopatra {prop} /klioʊˈpætɹə/ (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty) :: Cleopatra {f}
clepsydra {n} /ˈklɛpsɪdɹə/ (water clock) :: clessidra {f}
clerestory {n} (upper part of a wall) :: cleristorio {m}
clergy {n} /ˈklɝdʒi/ (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services) :: clero {m}
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy) :: chierico {m}, prete {m}, sacerdote {m}, ecclesiastico {m}
cleric {n} /klɛɹɪk/ (clergy member) :: chierico {m}
clericalism {n} (secular power invested in members of the clergy) :: clericalismo {m}
clerk {n} /klɝk/ (one working with records etc.) :: impiegato {m}
cleruchy {n} (a form of Athenian colony) :: cleruchia {f}
clever {adj} /ˈklɛvɚ/ (mentally quick or sharp) :: furbo
clever {adj} :: [1] intelligente
clew {n} (clue) SEE: clue ::
clew {n} /kluː/ (sail corner) :: bugna
cliché {n} /kliːˈʃeɪ/ (overused phrase or expression) :: cliché {m}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché ::
click {n} /ˈklɪk/ (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse) :: clicca
click {v} (transitive: press and release (button on a mouse)) :: cliccare
click {v} (intransitive: click the left button of a mouse) :: [on: su] cliccare
clicking knife {n} (knife) :: trincetto {m}
client {n} /ˈklʌɪənt/ (a customer or receiver of services) :: cliente {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person) :: [1] cliente {m} {f}
clientelism {n} (a political system based on personal relations rather than personal merits) :: clientelismo
clientelist {adj} (of or relating to clientelism) :: clientelistico
cliff {n} /klɪf/ (a (near) vertical rock face) :: rupe {f}, scogliera {f}, costone {m}, dirupo {m}, crinale {m}
climacterium {n} :: climaterio {m}
climate {n} /ˈklaɪmɪt/ (long-term atmospheric conditions) :: clima {m}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation) :: clima {m}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate) :: cambiamento climatico {m}, mutamento climatico {m}
climate-changing {adj} (that contributes to climate change) :: climalterante
climatic {adj} (of, relating to or influenced by climate) :: climatico
climatological {adj} (of or pertaining to climatology) :: climatologico
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology) :: climatologa {f}, climatologo {m}
climatology {n} (science) :: climatologia {f}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm ::
climax {n} /ˈklaɪmæks/ (point of greatest intensity or force) :: eccitamento {m}
climax {n} (orgasm) :: orgasmo {m}
climb {v} /klaɪm/ (to ascend, to go up) :: arrampicare, scalare
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet) :: arrampicarsi
climber {n} /ˈklai.mɚ/ (one who climbs) :: arrampicatore, scalatore
climber {n} (plant that climbs) :: rampicante
cling {v} /ˈklɪŋ/ (hold tightly) :: aggrapparsi , abbarbicarsi, appiccicarsi
clinic {n} /ˈklɪnɪk/ (medical facility) :: clinica {f}
clinical {adj} /ˈklɪnɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility) :: clinico
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: psicologia clinica {f}
clinician {n} /klɪˈnɪʃən/ (doctor working in a clinic) :: clinico {m}
clinician {n} (doctor working in a clinic) :: clinico {m}
clinker {n} (fetters) SEE: fetter ::
clinometer {n} (measuring apparatus) :: clinometro {m}
clinoscopic {adj} :: clinoscopico
clipboard {n} (physical object) :: portablocco
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage) :: appunti {m}
clip-clop {n} /ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ (Onomatopoeia) :: zoccolata {f}
clip-clop {v} :: zoccolare
clipeus {n} (shield) :: clipeo {m}
clipeus {n} (ornamental disk) :: clipeo {m}
clipeus {n} (part of an insect's exoskeleton) :: clipeo {m}
clique {n} /kliːk/ (small, exclusive group) :: cricca {f}, conventicola {f}, congrega {f}, cosca {f}, camarilla {f}, consorteria {f}, associazione {f}
clique {n} (subgraph) :: cricca {f}
clique {n} :: banda {f}
clitoral {adj} /ˈklɪdəɹəl/ (of, or relating to the clitoris) :: clitorico
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin) :: prepuzio clitorideo {m}
clitorectomy {n} (clitoridectomy) SEE: clitoridectomy ::
clitorial {adj} (clitoral) SEE: clitoral ::
clitoridectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: clitoridectomia {f}
clitoris {n} /ˈklɪtəɹɪs/ (elongated erectile organ) :: clitoride {m} {f}
cloaca {n} /kloʊˈeɪkə/ (anatomical feature of birds etc) :: cloaca {f}, fogna {f}
cloak {n} /ˈkloʊk/ (cape) :: tabarro {m}
cloak {v} (to cover as with a cloak) :: ammantare
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
cloakroom {n} (room for coats) :: guardaroba {m}
cloakroom {n} (room for luggage) :: deposito {m}
cloche {n} /klɒʃ/ (women's hat) :: cloche
clock {n} /klɒk/ (instrument to measure or keep track of time) :: orologio {m}
clock {n} (odometer) :: contachilometri {m}, tachimetro {m}, odometro {m}
clock {v} (measure the duration of) :: cronometrare
clock {n} (pattern near heel of a sock or stocking) :: baghetta {f}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks) :: orologiaio
clockwise {adv} /ˈklɒkwaɪz/ (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock) :: senso orario
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise ::
clockwork {n} /klɑːkwɚk/ (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device) :: meccanismo a molla, orologeria {f}
clod {n} /klɒd/ (stupid person) :: tonta, tonto
cloddy {adj} (characterized by the presence of clods) :: gleboso, zolloso
Cloelia {prop} (legendary woman) :: Clelia {f}
clog {n} /klɑɡ/ (a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel) :: zoccolo {m}
clog {n} (a blockage) :: intasamento {m}, ostruzione {f}, tappo {m}
clog {v} (to block or slow passage through) :: intasare, ostruire, bloccare, otturare
clogged {adj} (having an obstructed flow) :: intasato, bloccato {m}, ostruito
clogs to clogs in three generations {proverb} (wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts) :: la prima generazione fa i soldi, la seconda se li gode e la terza li finisce
cloisonne {n} (technique) :: cloisonné
cloister {n} /ˈklɔɪstɚ/ (covered walk with an open colonnade) :: chiostro
cloister {n} :: chiostro {m}
cloister vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: volta a padiglione {f}
cloistral {adj} (of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister) :: claustrale
clone {n} /kloʊn/ (living organism (originally a plant)) :: clone {m}
clone {n} (copy of something already existing) :: clone {m}
clone {v} (create a clone) :: clonare
cloning {n} (production of a cloned embryo) :: clonazione {f}, clonaggio {m}
cloning {n} (production of an exact copy of an object) :: clonazione {f}, clonaggio {m}
close {v} /kləʊz/ (obstruct (an opening)) :: chiudere
close {v} (move (a door)) :: chiudere
close {v} (put an end to) :: concludere, terminare
close {n} (end or conclusion) :: fine {f}
close {adj} /kləʊs/ (at a little distance) :: vicino {m}, vicina {f}
closed {adj} /kloʊzd/ (not open) :: chiuso
closely {adv} /ˈkləʊsliː/ (in a close manner) :: strettamente, da vicino, a stretto contatto
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative) :: reticente
close ranks {v} (to regroup forces) :: serrare i ranghi, serrare le fila, fare quadrato
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
closet {n} /ˈklɑzɪt/ (furniture) :: armadio {m}, ripostiglio {m}
closeup {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (A film made with the camera close to) :: primo piano {m}
close-up {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale) :: primo piano {m}
closing {n} /ˈkloʊzɪŋ/ (the act by which something is closed) :: chiusura {f}
closing {n} (end or conclusion) :: chiusura {f}
closing {adj} (coming after all others) :: conclusivo, finale, ultimo
closure {n} /ˈkloʊ.ʒɝ/ (event signifying an ending) :: chiusura {f}, termine {f}
closure {n} (computing) :: chiusura {f}
closure {n} (mathematical set) :: chiusura {f}
clot {n} /klɒt/ (blood clot) :: coagulo {m}, trombo {m}, grumo {m}
clot {n} (a silly person) :: idiota {m}, stupido {m}, imbecille {m}
clot {v} (to form into a clot) :: coagularsi
clot {v} (to cause to clot) :: coagulare
cloth {n} /klɔθ/ (woven fabric) :: stoffa {f}, tessuto {m}, tela {f}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth) :: panno {m}, straccio {m}, cencio {m}
cloth {n} (form of attire) :: abbigliamento {m}, tonaca {f}, abito {m}, vestiario {m}, tenuta {f}
clothe {v} /ˈkloʊð/ (adorn with clothing) :: vestire
clothes {n} /kloʊ(ð)z/ (apparel) :: vestiti
clothes don't make the man {proverb} (clothes don't make the man) :: l'abito non fa il monaco
clothes dryer {n} (appliance) :: asciugatrice
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame) :: stendibiancheria {m}
clothesline {n} /ˈkloʊðzlaɪn/ (rope or cord for drying clothes) :: linea di vestiti
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothes moth {n} (insect) :: blatta {f}
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline) :: molletta {f}, molletta da bucato {f}
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg ::
clothes screen {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothing {n} /ˈkloʊðɪŋ/ (clothes) :: abbigliamento {m}, vestiti
Clotilda {prop} (female given name) :: Clotilde
cloud {n} /klaʊd/ (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air) :: nuvola {f}, nube {f}, nembo {m}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke) :: nube {f}, nuvola {f}
cloud {n} (anything which makes things foggy or gloomy) :: nebbia {f}
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying) :: nube
cloud {v} (to become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight) :: annuvolarsi, oscurare, annebbiare
cloud {v} (to make obscure (e.g. to cloud the issue)) :: oscurare
cloudberry {n} (fruit) :: camemoro {m}
cloudburst {n} /ˈklaʊdˌbɝst/ (sudden heavy rainstorm) :: nubifragio, scroscio, rovescio, acquazzone
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat) :: leopardo nebuloso
cloud nine {n} /ˈklaʊd ˈnaɪn/ (state of bliss) :: settimo cielo
cloud nine {n} (state of fantastic or impractical dreaming) SEE: head in the clouds ::
cloud over {v} (to become cloudy or overcast) :: rannuvolarsi
cloudy {adj} /ˈkɫaʊdi/ (covered with or characterised by clouds) :: nuvoloso, nuvolo [regional]
clove {n} /kloʊv/ (spice) :: chiodo di garofano {m}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic) :: spicchio {m}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation ::
clover {n} /ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (plant in genus Trifolium) :: trifoglio {m}
clown {n} /klaʊn/ (performance artist working in a circus) :: pagliaccio {m}
clown {n} (person acting in a silly fashion) :: buffone {m}
clownfish {n} (fish of the genera Amphiprion or Premnas) :: pesce pagliaccio {m}
cloying {adj} /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ (unpleasantly excessive) :: stucchevole
cloying {adj} (excessively sweet) :: sdolcinato, stucchevole
club {n} /klʌb/ (weapon) :: clava, bastone {m}
club {n} (association of members) :: club {m}, circolo {m}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣) :: fiori {m-p}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club ::
clubs {n} /klʌbz/ (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣) :: fiori {m-p}
cluck {n} (sound made by hen) :: chioccio {m}
clue {n} /kluː/ (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion) :: indizio {m}, pista {f}
clue {n} (object or marking that may be used in evidence) :: prova {f}
clumsily {adv} (done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly) :: grossolanamente, alla meno peggio
clumsiness {n} /ˈklʌm.zi.nəs/ (the condition or quality of being clumsy) :: goffaggine {f}, inettitudine {f}, sgraziataggine {f}
clumsy {adj} /ˈklʌmzi/ (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous) :: goffo, impacciato, maldestro
clumsy {adj} (not elegant or well-planned) :: malfatto, rozzo, sgraziato
clumsy {adj} :: impacciato
cluster {n} /ˈklʌstɚ/ (group or bunch of something) :: gruppo {m}, grappolo {m}
cluster bomb {n} (explosive munition) :: bomba a grappolo {f}
clustering {n} (a grouping of a number of similar things) :: raggruppamento
clutch {v} /klʌt͡ʃ/ (to grip or grasp tightly) :: avvinghiare
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission) :: frizione
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission) :: frizione {f}
clutter {n} /ˈklʌtɚ/ (a confused disordered jumble of things) :: confusione {f}, disordine {m}, scompiglio {m}
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come ::
c'mon {contraction} /kəˈmɒn/ (come on) :: andiamo, suvvia
CNG {n} ((petrochemistry) compressed natural gas) :: GNC {m} [gas naturale compresso]
cnidarian {n} /naɪˈdɛəɹɪən/ (any of various invertebrate animals that belong to the phylum Cnidaria) :: cnidario {m}
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly) :: co-
coach {n} /koʊtʃ/ (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power) :: carrozza {f}, vettura {f}, diligenza {f}
coach {n} (rail passenger car) :: carrozza ferroviaria {f}, vettura {f}
coach {n} (trainer) :: allenatore {m}, istruttore {m}, coach
coach {n} (long distance bus) :: corriera {f}
coach {v} (sports: train) :: allenare, addestrare
coach driver {n} (driver of a horse-drawn coach) :: cocchiere {m}
coachman {n} (male coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coachwoman {n} (female coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coactive {adj} (compulsory) :: coattivo
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
coagulable {adj} (that can be coagulated) :: coagulabile
coagulate {v} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/ :: coagulare, cagliare
coagulate {n} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.lət/ (mass formed by means of coagulation) :: coagulo, grumo
coagulum {n} (mass of coagulated material) :: coagulo
coal {n} /koʊl/ (uncountable: carbon rock) :: carbone {m}
coal {n} :: carbone {m}, carbonella {f}
coalescence {n} (act of coalescing) :: coalescenza {f}
coalescer {n} (device used to perform coalescence) :: miscelatore {m}
coalition {n} /koʊəˈlɪʃən/ (group of organizations) :: blocco {m}
coal tar {n} (black viscous tar) :: catrame {m}
coaming {n} /ˈkəʊ.mɪŋ/ (on a boat, the vertical side of the hatch) :: mastra {f}
coarse {adj} /kɔːɹs/ (of inferior quality) :: rude {m} {f}, grossolano {m}, grossolana {f}
coarse {adj} (not refined) :: rozzo, grezzo {m}, greggio {m}
coarsely {adv} (in a coarse manner) :: grevemente, grossolanamente, grossomodo, rozzamente, ruvidamente, sboccatamente, sgangheratamente, sguaiatamente, trivialmente, volgarmente
coast {n} /koʊst/ (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay) :: costa, costiera, litorale
coastal {adj} /ˈkoʊstəl/ (relating to the coast) :: costiero
coaster {n} /kəʊ.stə(ɹ)/ (nautical: merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters) :: nave costiera {f}
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table) :: sottobicchiere {m}
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law) :: guardia costiera {f}
coat {n} /koʊt/ (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms) :: mantello {m}, cappotto {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint) :: rivestimento {m}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material) :: rivestire
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc) :: gruccia {f}, stampella {f}, appendiabiti {m}
coat of arms {n} (hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon) :: stemma {m}, blasone {m}
coat of mail {n} (defensive garment) :: cotta di maglia {f}
coauthor {n} (author who collaborate with another to write something) :: coautore {m}, coautrice {f}
coax {v} /koʊks/ (persuade gradually) :: coccolare, persuadere, convincere, adulare
coax {v} (manipulate carefully into position) :: costringere, incanalare, manipolare
coax {n} /koʊæks/ (coaxial cable) :: coassiale {m}
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull ::
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob ::
cobalt {n} /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/ (chemical element) :: cobalto {m}
cobalt therapy {n} (therapy that uses radioactive cobalt-60) :: cobaltoterapia {f}
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes) :: ciabattino {m}, ciabattina {f}, calzolaio {m}
cobblestone {n} /ˈkɑbl̩ˌstoʊn/ (a rounded stone) :: pavé, ciottolo
cobra {n} /ˈkoʊbɹə/ (venomous snake) :: cobra {m}
co-brother-in-law {n} (one's spouse's brother-in-law) :: concognato
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb ::
coca {n} /ˈkoʊkə/ (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca)) :: coca {f}
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink) :: Coca-Cola {f}
cocaine {n} /koʊˈkeɪn/ (the narcotic) :: cocaina {f}
-coccus {suffix} (any spherical microorganism) :: -cocco
coccus {n} /ˈkɑ.kəs/ (type of bacterium) :: cocco {m}
coccygeal {adj} (relating to the coccyx) :: coccigeo
coccygeal vertebra {n} (vertebra found in the human coccyx) :: vertebra coccigea {f}
coccyx {n} /ˈkɑksɪks/ ((medical) final fused vertebrae) :: coccige
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family) :: averla formichiera di Cocha
cochineal {n} /ˈkɑtʃəˈni.əl/ (insect) :: cocciniglia {f}
cochineal {n} (dye) :: cocciniglia {f}
cochlear {adj} (of or pertaining to the cochlea) :: cocleare
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick ::
cock {n} /kɑk/ (any male bird) :: maschio {m}, uccello
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism) :: cane {m}
cock {n} (state of being cocked) :: inclinazione {f}
cock {n} (informal: term of address) :: compagno {m}
cock {v} (to lift the cock of a firearm) :: armare
cock {v} (to turn upwards or to the side) :: alzare, drizzare
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock ::
cockade {n} /kɑˈkeɪd/ (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge) :: coccarda {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} /ˌkɑkəˌdudəlˈdu/ (cry of the rooster) :: chicchirichì, [dated] cuccurucù
Cockaigne {prop} /kɒˈkeɪn/ (mythical land) :: cuccagna {f}, paese della cuccagna {m}
cockatiel {n} /ˌkɒk.əˈtil/ (a small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest) :: calopsitta {f}
cockatoo {n} (a bird) :: cacatua {m}
cockatrice {n} (legendary creature) :: coccatrice {f}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha) :: maggiolino {m}, melolonta {f}
cockerel {n} (young male chicken) :: galletto {m}, pollastra {f}, pollastro {m}
cocker spaniel {n} (either breed) :: cocker
cockfight {n} (contest) :: combattimento tra galli {m}, combattimento fra galli {m}
cockfighting {n} (gambling blood sport) :: combattimento tra galli {m}, combattimento fra galli {m}
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle ::
cockle {n} /ˈkɒkl̩/ (any of several weeds, such as the corn cockle) :: loglio {m}
cockle {n} (corncockle) SEE: corncockle ::
cockpit {n} (space for pilot and crew in an aircraft) :: abitacolo {m}, cabina di pilotaggio {f}, cabina di comando {f}
cockpit {n} (nautical: well, where the helm is) :: pozzetto {m}
cockpit {n} (enclosure for cockfights) :: arena {f}, campo combattimento galli {m}
cockroach {n} (type of insect) :: blatta {f}, scarafaggio {m}
cocksucker {n} (an objectionable person) :: ciucciacazzo {m}
cocktease {n} (One who sexually arouses) :: rizzacazzi {f}
cockteaser {n} (cocktease) SEE: cocktease ::
cocoa {n} /ˈkoʊ.koʊ/ (partially fermented seeds of cacao tree) :: cacao, fave di cacao
cocoa {n} (powder) SEE: cocoa powder ::
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant) :: seme di cacao {m}
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean) :: burro di cacao {m}
cocoa powder {n} (powder from cocoa solids) :: cacao {m}
coconut {n} /ˈkoʊ.kə.nʌt/ (fruit of coco palm) :: noce di cocco {f}
coconut {n} (coconut palm) SEE: coconut palm ::
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut) :: latte di cocco {m}
coconut palm {n} (Cocos nucifera) :: palma da cocco {f}, cocco {m}
cocoon {n} /kəˈkuːn/ (protective case) :: bozzolo {m}
cocoon {n} (any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical) :: bozzolo {m}
Cocytus {prop} (river of the underworld) :: Cocito {m}
cod {n} /kɑd/ (marine fish of the family Gadidae) :: merluzzo {m}
code {n} /koʊd/ (set of rules for converting information) :: codice
code {n} :: [all meanings] codice {m}
code {v} (write software programs) :: programmare, programmare
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code ::
co-decision {n} :: codecisione {f}
codefendant {n} :: litisconsorte {m}, coimputato {m}
Codegua {prop} (Codegua) :: Codegua {f}
codeine {n} /ˈkoʊdin/ (addictive alkaloid narcotic) :: codeina {f}
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something) :: nome in codice {m}
coder {n} (programmer) :: programmatore
codex {n} /ˈkoʊ.dɛks/ (early book) :: codice {m}
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod ::
codicil {n} /ˈkəʊdɪsɪl/ (addition made to a will) :: codicillo {m}
coding {n} (process of encoding or decoding) :: codifica {f}
coding {n} (process of writing computer software code) :: programmazione {f}
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement) :: olio di fegato di merluzzo {m}
codon {n} /ˈkəʊdɒn/ (sequence of three nucleotides) :: codone {m}
codswallop {interj} /ˌkɒdzˈwɒl.əp/ (nonsense) :: fesserie {f-p}, sciocchezze {f-p}, idiozie {f-p}
CoE {prop} (Initialism of Council of Europe) :: CdE
co-ed {adj} /ˈkoʊˌɛd/ :: misto
co-edition {n} :: coedizione
coeducation {n} (education of both male and female students in the same institution) :: coeducazione {f}
coefficient {n} /ˌkəʊ.ɪˈfɪʃn̩t/ (algebraic constant) :: coefficiente {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic) :: coefficiente {m}
coefficient of friction {n} (ratio) :: coefficiente di attrito {m}
coelacanth {n} /ˈsiː.lə.kænθ/ (either of two species of deep-water fish) :: celacanto {m}
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten) :: celiachia {f}
coelophysoid {n} :: celofisoide {m}
coenzyme {n} (small molecule that is necessary for the functioning of an enzyme) :: coenzima {f}
coerce {v} /koʊˈɝs/ (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will) :: costringere
coercible {adj} (susceptible to coercion) :: coercibile
coercion {n} /koʊˈɝʒən/ (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person) :: coercizione
coercive {adj} (tendency to coerce) :: coercitivo
coessential {adj} (having the same essence or nature) :: coessenziale
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary ::
coexistent {adj} (existing at the same time) :: coesistente
co-father-in-law {n} (father of one's son- or daughter-in-law) :: consuocero
coferment {n} (coenzyme) :: cofermento {m}
coffee {n} /ˈkɒ.fi/ (beverage) :: caffè {m}
coffee {n} (beans) :: chicco di caffè {m}
coffee {n} (plant) :: caffè {f}
coffee {n} (colour) :: caffè {m}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour) :: marrone
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café ::
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee) :: macchina da caffè {f}, macchina del caffè {f}
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee) :: caffettiera {f}
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffee table {n} (type of table) :: tavolino da salotto {m}
coffer {n} /ˈkɔfɚ/ (strongbox) :: cofano {m}, cofanetto {m}, scrigno {m}, forziere {m}
coffer {n} (architecture: ornamental sunken panel) :: cassettone {m}
coffer {n} (cofferdam) SEE: cofferdam ::
cofferdam {n} (temporary watertight structure) :: tura {f}, cassone {m}
coffin {n} /ˈkɔfɪn/ (box in which a dead person is buried) :: bara {f}, cassa da morto {f}, feretro {m}
cofounder {n} /kəʊˈfaʊndə/ (one who founds something with someone else) :: cofondatore {m}, cofondatrice {f}
cog {n} /kɑɡ/ (gear; a cogwheel) :: ingranaggio {m}
cog {n} (unimportant individual) :: rotellina {f}
cogener {n} (congener) SEE: congener ::
cogent {adj} /ˈko͡ʊd͡ʒn̩t/ (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence) :: convincente, persuasivo, coherente, coerente
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning) :: intelligibile, logico
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive) :: irrefutabile, inconfutabile
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable ::
cognac {n} /ˈkɒn.jæk/ (type of brandy) :: cognac
cognate {adj} /ˈkɒɡ.nɨt/ (derived from the same roots) :: affine
cognate accusative {n} /ˈkɒɡneɪt əˈkjuːzətɪv/ (object of kindred sense or derivation) :: complemento oggetto interno {m}
cognition {n} /kɑɡˈnɪʃən/ (process of knowing) :: conoscenza {f}
cognitive {adj} /ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv/ (relating to mental functions) :: cognitivo
cognitive dissonance {n} (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs) :: dissonanza cognitiva {f}
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: psicologia cognitiva {f}
cognomen {n} /kɒɡˈnoʊ.mən/ (nickname) :: cognome {m}
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel ::
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel ::
cohabitation {n} /koʊhæbɪˈteɪʃən/ (act of living together) :: concubinato {m}
cohabitee {n} (cohabitee) :: concubino {m}
coherent {adj} /koʊˈhɛɹənt/ (orderly, logical and consistent) :: coerente {m} {f}
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers) :: coesore {m}
cohesional {adj} :: coesionale
cohobate {v} (to treat a material with a boiling liquid and repeatedly return the distillate) :: coobare
cohobation {n} (the boiling of a material in a liquid with the repeated return of the distillate) :: coobazione {f}
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor ::
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice ::
cohort {n} /ˈkoʊ̯.hɔɹt/ (demographic grouping of people) :: coorte
cohort {n} (division of Roman legion) :: coorte
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague ::
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle ::
coil {n} /kɔɪl/ (something wound) :: spirale {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device) :: spirale {f}
coil {n} (electrical) :: bobina {f}
Coimbra {prop} /ˈkwĩbɹə/ (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal) :: Coimbra
coin {n} /kɔɪn/ ((currency) a piece of currency) :: moneta {f}
coin {v} (to create coins) :: coniare
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish) :: coniare
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism ::
coinage {n} /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/ (process of coining money) :: conio {m}
coincide {v} /ˌkoʊɪnˈsaɪd/ (to occupy exactly the same space) :: coincidere
coincide {v} (to correspond) :: coincidere
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not) :: coincidenza {f}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured) :: franchigia {f}
coitus {n} /ˈkɔɪ.təs/ (sexual interaction, see also: sexual intercourse) :: coito {m}
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis) :: coito interrotto {m}
cojones {n} /kəˈhoʊˌneɪs/ ((slang) courage) :: palle {f-p}
coke {n} /koʊk/ (coal product) :: coke {m}
coke {n} (short for cocaine) :: coca {f}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke ::
Coke {n} /koʊk/ (informal: any cola-flavored drink) :: coca {f}
col {n} /kɒl/ (dip between mountain peaks) :: forcella {f}
colander {n} /ˈkʌləndəɹ/ (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta) :: colino {m}, colapasta {m}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid) :: colchicina {f}
Colchis {prop} (ancient region and kingdom) :: Colchide {f}
cold {adj} /koʊld/ (having a low temperature) :: freddo, gelato, gelido
cold {adj} (of the weather) :: freddo {m}
cold {adj} (of a person) :: (to be cold) avere freddo [idiom in Italian; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (unfriendly) :: freddo
cold {n} (low temperature) :: freddo {m}, gelo {m}
cold {n} (illness) :: raffreddore {m}, influenza {f}, colpo d'aria {m}
cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen) :: alle calende greche (when it will be a Roman holiday in the greek calendar), quando gli asini voleranno (when donkeys will fly), mai, quando gli asini voleranno
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion) :: fusione fredda {f}
cold hands, warm heart {proverb} (having cold hands is an indication of warmheartedness) :: mani fredde, cuore caldo
coldness {n} (the relative lack of heat) :: freddezza {f}
coldness {n} (the sensation) :: freddo {m}
coldness {n} (limited enthusiasm or affection) :: freddezza {f}
cold turkey {n} (symptoms of withdrawal) :: crisi di astinenza {f}
cold turkey {adv} (abruptly) :: di colpo, di punto in bianco
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations) :: guerra fredda {f}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991) :: Guerra fredda {f}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage ::
cole {n} /koʊl/ (brassica) :: ravizzone {m}
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: colectomia {f}
colemanite {n} (calcium borate mineral) :: colemanite {f}
coleoptile {n} /kɒliːˈɒptɪl/ (in botany, a pointed sheath) :: coleoptile {m}
colewort {n} (kale) :: ravizzone {m}, cavolo {m}
colic {n} /ˈkɒl.ɪk/ (abdominal pain) :: colica {f}
colitis {n} (inflammation of the colon) :: colite {f}
collaborate {v} /kəˈlæbəɹeɪt/ (to work together on a piece of work) :: collaborare
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably) :: collaborare
collaboration {n} /kəˌlæbəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of collaborating) :: collaborazione {f}
collaborationist {n} (one who collaborates) SEE: collaborator ::
collaborator {n} :: collaboratore {m}, collaboratrice {f}
collapse {v} /kəˈlæps/ (to fall down suddenly; to cave in) :: collassare, crollare, accasciarsi
collapse {v} (to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown) :: collassare, bloccarsi, arrestarsi
collapse {v} (to fold compactly) :: collassare, crollare
collapse {v} (to cause to collapse) :: far collassare, far crollare
collapse {n} (act of collapsing) :: collasso {m} [medicine], crollo {m} [material and financial], tracollo {m} [finance]
collapse {n} (one-valued function) :: funzione costante, collasso
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed) :: pieghevole {m} {f}, pieghevoli {m-p} {f-p}
collar {n} /ˈkɑ.lɚ/ (fabric garment part fitting around throat) :: bavero {m}, bavera {f}, collo {m}, colletto {m}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal) :: collare {m}
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure) :: collo {m}, anello {m}, fascetta {f}
collar {n} (the neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem) :: corona {f}
collar {v} :: beccare
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle ::
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird) :: averla formichiera dal collare
collared dove {n} (collared dove) :: tortora dal collare orientale
collared peccary {n} (mammal) :: pecari dal collare {m}
collator {n} (machine) :: selezionatrice {f}
colleague {n} /ˈkɑliːɡ/ (fellow member of a profession) :: collega {m} {f}
colleagueship {n} (the state of being a colleague) :: colleganza {f}
collect {v} /kəˈlɛkt/ (to gather together) :: raccogliere, bottinare
collect {v} (to get from someone) :: raccogliere
collect {v} (to accumulate items for a hobby) :: raccogliere
collection {n} /kəˈlɛkʃən/ (set of items) :: raccolta {f}, collezione {f}
collection {n} (multiple related objects) :: raccolta {f}, collezione {f}
collection {n} (activity of collecting) :: raccolta {f}
collective agreement {n} (contract on terms and conditions of employment) :: contratto collettivo di lavoro {m}
Collective Security Treaty Organisation {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance) :: Organizzazione del trattato di sicurezza collettiva {f}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively) :: collettivismo {m}
collectivity {n} (the condition of being collective) :: collettività {f}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing) :: collettivizzazione {f}
collector {n} /kəˈlɛktɚ/ (person or thing that collects) :: collezionista {m} {f}
collector {n} (person who is employed to collect payments) :: esattore {m}, esattrice {f}
collector {n} (amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor) :: collettore {m}
college {n} /ˈkɑlɪd͡ʒ/ (specialized division of a university) :: facoltà
col legno {adv} /ˌkoʊl ˈleɪnjoʊ/ (the strings must be struck with the wood of the bow) :: col legno
collide {v} /kəˈlɑɪd/ :: cozzare
colliery {n} /ˈkɑl.jɚ.ɪ/ (underground coal mine) :: miniera di carbone {f}
colligate {v} (to formally link or connect together logically) :: collegare
colligative {adj} (property) :: colligativo
colliquate {v} (to melt or liquefy) :: colliquare
colliquation {n} :: colliquazione {f}
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck ::
colloid {n} /ˈkɒlɔɪd/ (stable system of two phases) :: colloide {m}, colóide {m}
colloidal {adj} (of or pertaining to a colloid) :: colloidale
colloquially {adv} (in a colloquial manner) :: colloquialmente
colloquy {n} /ˈkɒ.lə.kwi/ (conversation, dialogue) :: colloquio, conversazione {f}
colluvium {n} (a loose accumulation of rock and soil debris at the foot of a slope) :: colluvium
cologarithm {n} (logarithm) :: cologaritmo {m}
cologne {n} /kəˈloʊn/ (eau de Cologne) :: acqua di Colonia {f}
Cologne {prop} /kəˈloʊn/ (city in Germany) :: Colonia {f}
Colombia {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bi.ə/ (country in South America) :: Colombia {f}
Colombo {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bəʊ/ (capital of Sri Lanka) :: Colombo {f}
colon {n} /ˈkoʊlən/ (punctuation mark) :: due punti {m-p}
colonel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (commissioned office in the armed services) :: colonnello {m}
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy) :: colonialismo
colonialism {n} :: colonialismo
colonialist {adj} (or or pertaining to colonialism) :: colonialista, colonialistico
colonialist {n} (an advocate of colonialism) :: colonialista {m-f}
colonialistic {adj} (colonialist) SEE: colonialist ::
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony) :: colonizzare
colonist {n} /kɒlənɪst/ (a founder of a colony) :: colonizzatore {m}, colonizzatrice {f}
colonizer {n} (colonist) SEE: colonist ::
colonnade {n} (a series of columns at regular intervals) :: colonnato
colonoscopy {n} /kɑləˈnɑskəpi/ (examination of the colon using a colonoscope) :: coloscopia {f}
colony {n} /ˈkɑləniː/ (region or governmental unit) :: colonia {f}
colony {n} (group of organisms) :: colonia
coloproctology {n} (branch of medicine) SEE: proctology ::
coloproctology {n} (colorectal surgery) SEE: proctology ::
color {n} /ˈkʌl.ɚ/ (spectral composition of visible light) :: colore {m}
color {n} (standard or banner (colors)) :: stendardo {m}, bandiera {f}
color {v} (give something color) :: colorare, colorire
color {v} (draw using crayons) :: colorare
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow) :: arrossire, colorire
coloration {n} (act of coloring) :: coloratura {f}
color blind {adj} (unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors) :: daltonico {m}
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired) :: daltonismo {m}
colorectal {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to the colorectum) :: colorettale
colorful {adj} /ˈkʌlɚfəl/ (possessing prominent and varied colors) :: colorato {m}
colorimeter {n} (instrument designed to determine color) :: colorimetro {m}
colorimetric {adj} (analytical chemistry: of or pertaining to colorimetry) :: colorimetrico
colorimetric {adj} (obtained by using a colorimeter) :: colorimetrico
Colosseum {prop} (ancient stadium in Rome) :: Colosseo {m}
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Colossesi
colossus {n} (a statue of gigantic size) :: colosso {m}
colossus {n} (any creature or thing of gigantic size) :: colosso {m}
colostrum {n} /kəˈlɒstɹəm/ (a form of milk) :: colostro {m}
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color ::
colourless {adj} /ˈkʌlə(ɹ).ləs/ (having no colour) :: incolore
colour television {n} (television in colour) :: televisione a colori {f}
colour television {n} (a colour television set) :: televisore a colori {m}
-colous {suffix} (having a specified habitat) :: -colo
colt {n} /koʊlt/ (young male horse) :: puledro {m}
colter {n} /ˈkoʊltəɹ/ (cutter attached to the beam of a plow) :: coltello {m}, coltro {m}
colugo {n} /kəˈluːɡoʊ/ (arboreal gliding mammal) :: colugo {m}
columbarium {n} (a building for housing a large colony of pigeons or doves) :: colombario {m}
columbarium {n} (a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns) :: colombario {m}
Columbia {prop} /kəˈlʌmbi.ə/ (poetic: America) :: America, Columbia
Columbian {n} (16-point type) :: testo
columbine {n} /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn/ (any plant of the genus Aquilegia) :: colombina {f}, aquilegia
columbium {n} (former name of niobium) :: columbio {m}
Columbus {prop} /kəˈlʌmbəs/ (surname) :: Colombo {m} {f}
Columbus {prop} (Christopher Columbus) :: Cristoforo Colombo {m}, Colombo {m}
column {n} /ˈkɒləm/ (upright supporting member) :: colonna {f}
column {n} (vertical line of entries in a table) :: colonna {f}
column {n} (column of troops) :: colonna {f}
column {n} (newspaper column) :: colonna {f}
column {n} (something having similar form or structure to the things mentioned above) :: colonna {f}
column {n} (chemistry : object to separate components) :: colonna
column {n} :: colonna {f}
coma {n} /ˈkoʊmə/ (Deep sleep) :: coma {m}
comatose {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep ::
comb {n} /koʊm/ (toothed implement for grooming the hair) :: pettine {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles) :: cresta {f}
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement) :: pettinare
combat {n} /ˈkɑmˌbæt/ (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory) :: battaglia
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory) :: combattere
comber {n} /ˈkɑmbɚ/ (Serranus cabrilla) :: perchia {f}
combination {n} /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of combining) :: combinazione
combinatorics {n} (a branch of mathematics) :: calcolo combinatorio {m}
combine {v} /ˈkɑm.baɪn/ (bring two or more things or activities together) :: combinare
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester ::
combined {adj} /kəmˈbaɪnd/ (resulting from adding together) :: combinato
combine harvester {n} /ˈkɑmˌbaɪn ˈhɑɹvəstəɹ/ (combine) :: mietitrebbiatrice {f}
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn ::
combustion {n} /kəmˈbʌs.tʃən/ :: combustione {f}
come {v} /kʌm/ (to move nearer) :: venire
come {v} (to orgasm) :: venire
come after {v} (to pursue) :: seguire
come after {v} (to succeed, to be the successor of) :: succedere
come and go {v} (To alternately arrive and depart) :: andare e venire
come around {v} (change one's mind) :: ripensarsi
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place) :: tornare
come clean {v} (to confess) :: confessare
comedian {n} /kəˈmiːdi.ən/ (entertainer) :: comico {m}, commediante
come down {v} (graduate) SEE: graduate ::
come down with {v} (to show symptoms of an illness) :: prendersi un malanno
comedy {n} /ˈkɑm.ə.di/ (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone) :: commedia {f}
comedy duo {n} (comic pairing) SEE: double act ::
come hell or high water {adv} (regardless of the hardships) :: cascasse il cielo, cascasse il mondo
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter ::
come of age {v} (reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult) :: diventare maggiorenne
come of age {v} (mature, or become fully developed) :: maturare
come off it {interj} (expression of disbelief) :: per piacere, ma dai
come on {interj} /ˈkʌm ˌɔn/ (expression of encouragement) :: forza, dai, andiamo
come on {interj} (expression of disbelief) :: suvvia, ma dai, e dai, ma no
come on {interj} (hurry up) :: andiamo
come on to {v} (make a romantic or sexual advance to) :: flirtare
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet ::
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference) :: dichiararsi, uscire allo scoperto
comestible {adj} /kəˈmɛstəbl̩/ (suitable to be eaten; edible) :: commestibile, mangereccio, mangiabile
comet {n} /ˈkɒmət/ (a celestial body, generally with a tail) :: cometa {f}
Comet {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Cometa {f}
come to someone's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone) :: venire in aiuto
come to terms with {v} (to resolve a conflict with) :: scendere a patti con
come up {v} (to emerge, become known) :: venire fuori, emergere, venire alla luce
come upon {v} (to come across; to discover) :: imbattersi
come what may {adv} (idiomatic) :: succeda quel che succeda
comfort {n} /ˈkʌm.fɚt/ :: benessere
comfortable {adj} /ˈkʌmft.əb.əl/ (amply sufficient) :: comodo {m}
comfortable {adj} (providing physical comfort and ease) :: confortevole, comodo {m}
comfortable {adj} (in a state of comfort) :: comodo {m}
comforter {n} /ˈkʌmfəɹtəɹ/ (person who comforts) :: consolatore {m}, consolatrice {f}
comforting {adj} (giving comfort) :: consolante, riassicurante, rassicurante, confortante
comfrey {n} /ˈkʌm.fɹi/ (perennial herb) :: consolida {f}
comfy {adj} /ˈkʌmfi/ (comfortable) :: comodo
comic {adj} /ˈkɑmɪk/ (being funny) :: comico
comic {adj} (related to comedy) :: comico
comic {n} (comedian) :: comico {m}
comic {n} (cartoon story) :: fumetto {m}, striscia {f}
comic {n} (children's newspaper) :: giornaletto {m}, giornalino {m}
comic book {n} (book or magazine) :: fumetto {m}
comic relief {n} /ˈkɑmɪk ɹɪˈliːf/ (inclusion of a humorous character or scene) :: rilievo comico {m}
comics {n} (artistic medium) :: fumetti {m-p}
comic strip {n} (series of illustrations) :: fumetto {m}, striscia di fumetti
Cominetto {prop} (island) :: Cominetto
coming {n} /ˈkʌmɪŋ/ (act of arriving; an arrival) :: arrivo
Comino {prop} (island) :: Comino
Comintern {prop} /ˈkɒmɪntəːn/ (international association of Communist parties) :: Comintern
comitology {n} /ˌkɒm.ɪˈtɒl.ə.dʒi/ (art of resolving issues by committees) :: comitologia {f}
comma {n} /ˈkɑm.ə/ (punctuation mark ',') :: virgola {f}
command {n} /kəˈmænd/ (order) :: comando {m}, ordine {m}
command {n} (the right or authority to order, control or dispose of) :: comando {m}
command {n} (power of control, direction or disposal; mastery) :: padronanza {f}
command {v} (to order) :: ordinare, comandare
commandant {n} /ˈkɒməndænt/ (a commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division) :: comandante {m}
commandment {n} (a command or edict) :: comandamento {m}
commemorate {v} /kəˈmɛməˌɹeɪt/ (to honor the memory of someone or something) :: commemorare
commemorate {v} (to serve as memorial to someone or something) :: commemorare
commemorative {adj} (serving to commemorate) :: commemorativo
commence {v} /kəˈmɛns/ (To begin, start) :: cominciare
commend {v} (to congratulate or reward) :: encomiare
commend {v} (to praise) :: elogiare, lodare
commend {v} (to entrust) :: affidare, raccomandare
commendation {n} (act of commending; praise) :: elogio, encomio {m}
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe ::
comment {n} /ˈkɑmɛnt/ (spoken remark) :: commento {m}
comment {n} (programming: remark not affecting behavior) :: commento {m}
commentative {adj} (that occurs outside of the context of the film's action, and therefore cannot be heard by the film's characters) :: commentativo
commerce {n} /ˈkɑm.ɚs/ (large scale trade) :: commercio {m}
commercial {adj} /kəˈmɝʃəl/ (of or pertaining to commerce) :: commerciale
commercial at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
commercial break {n} :: stacco pubblicitario {m}
commercialization {n} (the act of commercializing) :: commercializzazione {f}
commercially {adv} (in a commercial manner) :: commercialmente
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
commission {n} /kəˈmɪʃən/ (mission) :: missione {f}
commission {n} (official authority) :: incarico {m}, mandato {m}
commission {n} (the thing to be done as agent for another) :: commissione {f}
commission {n} (body of officials) :: commissione {f}
commission {n} (fee charged) :: commissione {f}
commission {n} (the act of committing) :: commissione {f}
commission {v} (send to do something) :: incaricare, commissionare, designare, ordinare, delegare
commission {v} (order a work of art) :: commissionare
commission {v} (put into active service) :: commissionare, varare
commit {v} /kəˈmɪt/ (to entrust; to consign) :: affidare
commit {v} (to do (something bad); to perpetrate) :: commettere
commitment {n} (act or instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust) :: impegno {m}, dedizione {f}
commitment {n} (promise or agreement to do something in the future) :: impegno {m}, promessa {f}
commitment {n} (being bound emotionally/intellectually) :: impegno {m}, promessa {f}
commitment {n} (trait of sincerity and focused purpose) :: serietà {f}, dedizione {f}
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself) :: suicidarsi
committed {adj} /kəˈmɪtɪd/ (obligated by a pledge to some course of action) :: impegnato {m}
committed {adj} (showing commitment) :: impegnato {m}
committed {adj} (associated in an exclusive (but not necessarily permanent) sexual relationship) :: impegnato {m}
committee {n} /kɑmɪˈtiː]/ (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose) :: comitato {m}
committee {n} (guardian) SEE: guardian ::
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication ::
commode {n} (low chest of drawers) :: canterano {m}, angoliera {f}, cantoniera {f}
commode {n} (stand for a washbowl and jug) :: porta bacinella {m}, porta catino {m}
commodity {n} /kəˈmɑdəti/ (anything movable traded) :: prodotto {m}, bene {m}
commodity {n} (something useful) :: bene {m}
commodity {n} (primary product as object of trade) :: materia prima {f}
commodore {n} /ˈkɑmədɔɹ/ (a naval officer) :: commodoro {m}
commodore {n} (a commander over a collection of ships who is not an admiral) :: commodoro {m}
commodore {n} (president of a yacht club) :: commodoro {m}
common {adj} /ˈkɑmən/ (mutual) :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (usual) :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity) :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (ordinary) :: ordinario {m}, ordinaria {f}, volgare, grossolano {m}, grossolana {f}
common alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder ::
common alder {n} (Alnus glutinosa) :: ontano comune {m}
commonality {n} (common people) SEE: commonalty ::
commonalty {n} /ˈkɒmənəlti/ (common people) :: popolo {m}, popolino {m}, volgo {m}
commonalty {n} (class lacking clerical or noble rank) :: volgo {m}, plebe {f}
common bean {n} (plant) :: fagiolo {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird ::
common chickweed {n} (herb) :: centocchio comune {m}
common cockchafer {n} (Melolontha melolontha) :: melolonta {f}, maggiolino {m}
common death adder {n} :: acantofide {m}
commoner {n} (a member of the common people) :: plebeo {m}
common gull {n} /ˈkɑːmən ˌɡʌl/ (Larus canus) :: gavina
common kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus) :: gheppio {m}
common lavender {n} (Lavandula angustifolia) :: lavanda vera {f}
common law {n} (law based on court judgments and opinions) SEE: case law ::
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver ::
commonly {adv} /ˈkɑmənli/ (as a rule; usually) :: comunemente, frequentemente
common multiple {n} (in math) :: multiplo comune {m}
common noun {n} (noun that denotes any member or all members of a class) :: nome comune {m}
commonplace {adj} (ordinary) :: ordinario, banale
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché) :: luogo comune {m}
commonplace {n} (something that is ordinary) :: fatto normale {m}
common redstart {n} (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) :: codirosso {m}
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding) :: buonsenso
common shelduck {n} (bird) :: volpoca {f}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus) :: toporagno comune {m}
Common Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) SEE: Proto-Slavic ::
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations ::
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (alliance of former Soviet republics) :: Comunità degli Stati Indipendenti {f}, CSI {f}
Commonwealth of Nations {prop} (association of independent states) :: Commonwealth delle nazioni {m}
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico {prop} :: Stato Libero Associato di Porto Rico {m}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus) :: lavarello {m}
commotion {n} /kəˈmoʊ.ʃən/ :: agitazione {f}, scandalo {m}
communicable {adj} (able to be transmitted between people or species) :: trasmissibile
communicate {v} /kəˈmjunəkeɪt/ (to receive or take part in Holy Communion) :: comunicare
communication {n} /kʌˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃən/ (concept of exchanging information) :: comunicazione
communism {n} /ˈkɒm.juˌnɪzm̩/ (philosophy) :: comunismo {m}
communism {n} (society) :: comunismo {m}
communist {adj} /ˈkɒmjənɪst/ (of or relating to communism) :: comunista {m} {f}
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy) :: comunista {m} {f}
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist ::
communitization {n} (transfer of responsibility to the European Community) :: comunitarizzazione {f}
community {n} /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ (group sharing a common understanding) :: comunità {f}
community {n} (residential or religious collective) :: comunità {f}
community {n} ((ecology) group of interdependent organisms) :: comunità {f}
community {n} (condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common) :: comunanza {f}
community college {n} (secondary school) SEE: secondary school ::
community language {n} (unofficial language spoken as a local lingua franca) SEE: lingua franca ::
commutativity {n} (mathematics, physics: The state of being commutative.) :: commutatività {f}
commute {v} /kəˈmjuːt/ (to regularly travel to and from work, school etc.) :: fare il pendolare
commute {v} (math: to be commutative) :: commutare
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work) :: pendolare {m} {f}
Como {prop} (Province of Lombardy) :: Como
Como {prop} (City and capital of Como) :: Como {f}
Comoros {prop} /ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz/ (country in Eastern Africa) :: Comore
co-mother-in-law {n} (mother of one's son- or daughter-in-law) :: consuocera
compact {adj} /ˈkɑmˌpækt/ (closely packed) :: compatto
companion {n} /kəmˈpænjən/ (someone with whom one spends time or keeps company) :: amico {m}, compagno {m}
company {n} /ˈkʌmp(ə)ni/ (in legal context, a corporation) :: compagnia {f}, impresa {f}
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar ::
comparable {adj} /ˈkɑmp(ə)ɹəbl̩/ (able to be compared) :: comparabile
comparative {adj} /kəmˈpɛɹ.ə.tɪv/ (of or relating to comparison) :: comparativo {m}
comparative {adj} (using comparison as a method of study) :: comparativo {m}
comparative {adj} (relative) :: comparativo
comparative {n} (grammatical construction) :: comparativo {m}
comparative {n} (word in comparative form) :: comparativo
comparative degree {n} ((grammar)) SEE: comparative ::
compare {v} /kəmˈpeɹ/ (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another) :: paragonare
comparison {n} /kəmˈpɛɹɪsən/ (act of comparing or the state of being compared) :: comparazione
comparison {n} (evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things) :: comparazione
compartment {n} /kəmˈpɑː(ɹ)tmənt/ (mound beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand) :: terrazza, zoccolo
compass {n} /ˈkʌm.pəs/ (instrument to determine cardinal directions) :: bussola {f}
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses ::
compassion {n} /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ (deep awareness of the suffering of another) :: compassione
compassionate {adj} /kəmˈpaʃənət/ (having, feeling or showing compassion) :: compassionevole
compass point {n} (any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass) :: punto cardinale
compass rose {n} (a circle indicating directions) :: rosa dei venti
compatibility {n} /kəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪti/ (the capability to exist without mutual interference) :: compatibilità {f}
compatible {adj} /kəmˈpætəbəl/ (able to get along well) :: compatibile
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country) :: compatriota {m} {f}, connazionale {m} {f}, paesano {m}
compel {v} /kəmˈpɛl/ (force, constrain or coerce) :: forzare, costringere, obbligare
compelling {adj} /kəmˈpɛlɪŋ/ (forceful) :: convincente
compendium {n} (short, complete summary) :: compendio {m}
compere {n} (master of ceremonies) SEE: master of ceremonies ::
compete {v} /kəm.ˈpiːt/ (to contend) :: competere, gareggiare
competence {n} /ˈkɒmpətəns/ (the quality or state of being competent for a general role.) :: competenza {f}
competency {n} /ˈkɒmpətənsi/ :: competenza {f}
competition {n} /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən/ (action of competing) :: competizione {f}, concorrenza {f}
competition {n} (contest for a prize or award) :: concorso {m}, competizione {f}, gara {f}
competitive {adj} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/ (biochemistry: inhibiting an enzyme) :: competitivo
competitiveness {n} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪvnəs/ (state of being competitive) :: competitività {f}
competitor {n} (person against whom one is competing) :: avversario, rivale {m}, competitore, antagonista {m}
competitor {n} (participant in a competition) :: concorrente
compilation {n} /kɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/ (translation of source code into object code by a compiler) :: compilazione {f}
compile {v} /kəmˈpaɪl/ (assemble from a collection) :: compilare
compile {v} (produce executable) :: compilare {m}
complacency {n} (feeling) :: autocompiacimento {m}
complain {v} /kəmˈpleɪn/ (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment) :: lamentarsi, lagnarsi
complain {v} :: reclamare, lamentarsi, lagnarsi
complaint {n} /kʌmˈpleɪnt/ (grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining) :: reclamo {m}, lamentela {f}, rimostranza {f}
complaint {n} (legal: in a civil action, the first pleading of the plaintiff) :: denuncia {f}
complaint {n} (criminal law: preliminary charge or accusation made by one person against another) :: denuncia {f}
complaint {n} (bodily disorder or disease; the symptom of such a disorder) :: disturbo {m}
complement {v} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (to complete) :: completare
complementarity {n} (state of being complementary) :: complementarità {f}
complete {v} /kəmˈpliːt/ (to finish) :: completare, compiere
complete {v} (to make whole or entire) :: completare, riempire
complete {adj} (with everything included) :: completo {m}, completa {f}
complete {adj} (finished; ended; concluded; completed) :: completato, concluso
complete angle {n} (round angle) SEE: round angle ::
completed {adj} /kəmˈpliːtɪd/ (finished) :: completato
complete graph {n} (graph) :: grafo completo {m}
completely {adv} /kəmˈpliːtli/ (in a complete manner) :: completamente, interamente, del tutto, totalmente, pienamente
completely {adv} (to the fullest extent or degree) :: completamente, interamente, del tutto, totalmente, pienamente
completeness {n} (state or condition of being complete) :: completezza {f}
completion {n} /kəmˈpliːʃən/ (making complete; conclusion) :: completamento {m}
complex {adj} /kəmˈplɛks/ (intricate) :: complesso
complex {n} (collection of buildings) :: complesso {m}
complex {n} (psychologically based dislike or fear) :: complesso {m}
complex {n} (in chemistry) :: complesso {m}
complex {v} (to form a complex with another substance) :: complessare
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem ::
complexity {n} /kəmˈplɛk.sɪ.ti/ (The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement) :: complessità {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication) :: complessità {f}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi) :: numero complesso {m}
compliance {n} /kəmˈplaɪəns/ (act of complying) :: conformità {f}
compliance {n} (state of being compliant) :: arrendevolezza {f}
compliancy {n} (state of being compliant) SEE: compliance ::
compliant {adj} /kəmˈplaɪənt/ (compatible with or following guidelines) :: conforme {m}
complicate {v} (to combine intricately) :: complicare
complication {n} (a disease) :: complicazione
complicity {n} (The state of being complicit) :: complicità {f}
compliment {n} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement) :: complimento {m}
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion) :: complimentarsi
compline {n} /ˈkɑːmplɪn/ (last of the canonical hours) :: compieta {f}
comply {v} /kəmˈplaɪ/ (to yield assent; to accord; to acquiesce, agree) :: concordare, adattarsi, conformarsi
comply {v} (to accomplish, fulfil) :: attuare
component {n} /kʌmˈpoʊnənt/ (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity) :: componente {m}
comport {v} /kəmˈpɔː(ɹ)t/ (to be in agreement) :: aderire a, accordarsi
comport {v} (to behave (usually reflexive)) :: comportarsi
compose {v} /kəmˈpoʊz/ :: comporre
composer {n} (one who composes music) :: compositore {m}, compositrice {f}
composition {n} (synthesis as opposed to analysis) SEE: synthesis ::
composition {n} (essay) SEE: essay ::
composition {n} /ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ (proportion of different parts to make a whole) :: composizione {f}
composition {n} (general makeup of something) :: composizione {f}, componimento {m}
composition {n} (mixture or compound) :: composizione {f}
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art) :: composizione {f}, componimento {m}
composition {n} (printing: typesetting) SEE: typesetting ::
compost {v} /ˈkɑmpoʊst/ (to produce compost) :: compostare
composure {n} (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession) :: contegno, compostezza {f}, ritegno {m}, autocontrollo {m}, disponibilità {f}
compote {n} /ˈkɑmpoʊt/ (fruit dessert) :: composta {f}
compound {n} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined) :: campo di prigionìa
compound {adj} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (composed of elements) :: composto {m}, costituito {m}
compound {n} (anything made by combining several things) :: composto {m}, miscuglio {m}, amalgama {m}
compound {n} (chemistry: substance made by chemical combination of elements) :: composto {m}
compound {v} (to come together) :: unirsi
compound {v} (to come to terms of agreement) :: accordarsi, mettersi d'accordo
compound {v} (to put together) :: mettere insieme, comporre
compound {v} (to add to) :: aggiungere
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word ::
compound bow {n} :: arco compound
compound word {n} (word composed of others) :: parola composta {f}
comprehend {v} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnd/ (to cover) :: comprendere
comprehend {v} (to understand) :: comprendere, capire
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended) :: comprensibile {m} {f}
comprehension {n} /kɑmpɹɪˈhɛnʃn̩/ (thorough understanding) :: comprensione {f}
comprehensive {adj} /ˌkɑːm.prəˈhen.sɪv/ (broadly or completely covering) :: esaustivo
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities) :: liceo scientifico {m}
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge ::
compress {v} /kəmˈpɹɛs/ (to press together into a smaller space) :: comprimere
compress {n} /ˈkɑmpɹɛs/ (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds) :: compressa {f}
compressibility {n} (the degree to which something is compressible) :: comprimibilità {f}
compression {n} /kɒm.pɹɛʃ.ən/ (the act of compressing) :: compressione {f}
compression {n} (the cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed) :: compressione {f}
compression {n} ((computing) the process by which data is compressed) :: compressione {f}
compressive {adj} (that compresses) :: compressivo
compressor {n} (device that produces pressure) :: compressore {m}
comprise {v} /kəmˈpɹaɪz/ (be made up of) :: consistere, comprendere
comprise {v} (include) :: comprendere, includere
compromise {n} /ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/ (settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions) :: compromesso {m}
compromise {v} (to bind by mutual agreement) :: pattuire
compromise {v} (to cause impairment of) :: compromettere
comptroller {n} /kəmpˈtɹoʊləɹ]/ (the chief accountant of a company or government) :: controllore
compulsiveness {n} (the state of being compulsive) :: compulsività {f}
compulsory {adj} (mandatory) :: obbligatorio
compulsory {adj} (constraining) :: obbligatorio
compulsory purchase {n} (government's right to expropriate private land) :: espropriazione per pubblica utilità {f}
compunction {n} /kəmˈpʌŋk.ʃən/ (a pricking of conscience) :: compunzione {f}
computation {n} (the act or process of computing) :: calcolo {m}
computational {adj} (of or relating to computation) :: computazionale
computational linguistics {n} (interdisciplinary field) :: linguistica computazionale
computationally {adv} (computational manner) :: computazionalmente
computationally {adv} (using computation) :: computazionalmente
compute {v} /kəmˈpjuːt/ (reckon or calculate) :: computare, elaborare, calcolare
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense ::
computed tomography {n} (form of radiography which uses computer software) :: tomografia computerizzata {f}
computer {n} /kəmˈpjutɚ/ (device) :: calcolatore {m}, computer {m}, elaboratore {m}
computer game {n} (electronic game) :: gioco di computer {m}
computerize {v} (equip with a computer or a computer system) :: informatizzare
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture) :: informatica {f}
computer scientist {n} (one who studies or practises computer science) :: informatico {m}, informatica {f}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus ::
computing {n} /kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ/ (the study, field of computers and computer programming) :: informatica {f}
computing {n} (calculation) SEE: calculation ::
comrade {n} /ˈkɒmɹeɪd/ (fellow socialist or communist) :: compagno {m}
comrade {n} :: compagno {m}, camerata {m} {f}
con {n} /kɒn/ (disadvantage of something) :: contro {n}
con {n} (a convicted criminal, a convict) :: carcerato
concave {adj} (curved inward) :: concavo
conceal {v} /kənˈsiːl/ (to hide something) :: nascondere, celare
concealment {n} (The practice of keeping secrets) :: occultamento {m}
conceit {n} /kənˈsiːt/ (overly high self-esteem) :: presunzione {f}, (vain pride) vanità {f}
conceit {n} (idea, literary device) :: concetto {m}
conceited {adj} (having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself) :: pallone gonfiato, arrogante
conceitedly {adv} (in a conceited or egotistical manner) :: boriosamente, ventosamente, presuntuosamente, spocchiosamente
conceivable {adj} /kənˈsiːvəbl̩/ (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable) :: concepibile, ideabile, immaginabile, pensabile
conceive {v} /kənˈsiːv/ (to develop an idea) :: concepire
conceive {v} (to understand someone) :: concepire
conceive {v} (to become pregnant) :: concepire
concent {n} (harmony) :: concento {m}
concentrate {v} /ˈkɑn.sən.tɹeɪt/ (bring to, or direct toward, a common center) :: concentrare
concentrate {v} (increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore) :: concentrare
concentrate {v} (approach or meet in a common center) :: concentrarsi
concentrate {n} (A substance that is in a condensed form) :: concentrato {m}
concentration {n} (proportion of substance in a mixture) :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The amount of solute present in a solution) :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The act or process of concentrating) :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid) :: concentrazione {f}
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained) :: campo di concentramento {m}
concentric {adj} (having a common center) :: concentrico
concept {n} /ˈkɒn.sɛpt/ (something understood and retained in the mind) :: concetto {m}
conception {n} /kənˈsɛpʃən/ (initiation of an embryonic animal life) :: concezione {f}, concepimento {m}
conception {n} (an image, idea, or notion formed in the mind) :: concetto
concern {n} /kənˈsɝn/ (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person) :: preoccupazione
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company) :: impresa {f}
concern {v} (to be of importance to) :: interessare, concernere
concern {v} (to make somebody worried) :: preoccupare, turbare, inquietare
concerning {prep} /kənˈsɝnɪŋ/ (Regarding) :: per quanto riguarda
concert {v} /kənˈsɝt/ (To plan together) :: concertare, concordare
concert {v} (To plan; to devise; to arrange) :: pianificare
concert {v} (To act in harmony or conjunction) :: concertare, collaborare
concert {n} (agreement in a design or plan) :: concerto {m}
concert {n} (a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part) :: concerto {m}
concert hall {n} (building) :: sala concerti {f}
concertina {n} /ˌkɑnsɚˈtinə/ (the musical instrument) :: fisarmonica {f}
concerto {n} /kənˈtʃɛɹtoʊ/ (a piece of music for one or more solo instruments and orchestra) :: concerto {m}
concessive {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a concession) :: concessivo
conchectomy {n} :: conchectomia {f}
conciliarism {n} (doctrine) :: conciliarismo {m}
conciliarist {n} /kənˈsɪlɪəɹɪst/ (believer in conciliarism) :: conciliarista {m} {f}
concise {adj} /kənˈsaɪs/ (brief and precise) :: conciso
concisely {adv} (in a concise manner) :: concisamente, brevemente, succintamente, chiaramente, puntualmente, sinteticamente
conciseness {n} (property of being concise) :: concisione {f}, stringatezza {f}
conclave {n} /ˈkɑn.kleɪv/ (group of Roman Catholic cardinals) :: conclave {m}
conclavist {n} (personal aide of a cardinal at a papal conclave) :: conclavista {m}
conclude {v} /kən.ˈkluːd/ (to end) :: finire, concludere
conclude {v} (to come to a final decision) :: concludere
conclusion {n} /kənˈkluːʒən/ (end, final part) :: conclusione {f}
conclusion {n} (outcome) :: conclusione {f}
conclusion {n} (decision, judgment) :: conclusione {f}
conclusive {adj} /kənˈklusɪv/ (pertaining to a conclusion) :: conclusivo
conclusive {adj} (decisive) :: conclusivo, decisivo
concoct {v} /kəŋˈkɒkt/ (to prepare something by mixing various ingredients, especially to prepare food for cooking) :: mettere su, preparare
concomitant {adj} /kənˈkɑːmətənt/ (following as a consequence) :: concomitante
concord {n} ((grammar) Agreement of words with one another) SEE: agreement ::
concordance {n} (agreement) SEE: agreement ::
concordant {adj} (agreeing, correspondent, harmonious) :: concordante – Syn.: concorde
concourse {n} (a large open space in a building where people can gather) :: spianata {f}, salone {m}, sala {f}, atrio {m}, androne {m}
concourse {n} (a large group of people; a crowd) :: concorso {m}, affluenza {f}, moltitudine {f}, turba {f}
concourse {n} (the running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things) :: afflusso {m}, concomitanza {f}
concrete {adj} /ˌkɑnˈkɹiːt/ (particular, perceivable, real) :: concreto, reale
concrete {adj} (not abstract) :: concreto, reale
concrete {adj} (made of concrete) :: in / di calcestruzzo, in / di cemento
concrete {n} (building material) :: calcestruzzo {m}, [colloquial] cemento {m}
concrete {v} (cover with concrete) :: coprire (ricoprire) di calcestruzzo (cemento), cementificare
concrete {v} (solidify, become concrete (actual, real)) :: solidificare, solidificarsi, concretizzare, concretizzarsi
concrete mixer {n} (cement mixer) SEE: cement mixer ::
concreteness {n} (the state of being concrete) :: concretezza {f}
concrete term {n} (a term which expresses material facts, actions and events) :: termine concreto {m}
concretion {n} (petrology: A rounded mass of a mineral) :: concrezione {f}
concretism {n} (abstractionist movement) :: concretismo {m}
concubinage {n} (the state of cohabitating while not married) :: concubinato {m}
concubinage {n} (the state of being a concubine) :: concubinaggio {m}, concubinario {m}
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress ::
concubine {n} (slave-girl) SEE: slave-girl ::
concussion {n} /kənˈkʌʃən/ (an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain) :: commozione cerebrale
condemn {v} /kənˈdɛm/ (to pronounce guilty) :: condannare
condemnable {adj} (deserving of condemnation) :: condannabile, denunciabile, [literary] dannabile
condensability {n} (condition of being condensable) :: condensabilità {f}
condensation {n} (the act or process) :: condensazione
condensation {n} (physics: conversion of a gas to a liquid) :: condensazione
condense {v} (to decrease size or volume) :: condensare
condense {v} (to transform something into a liquid) :: condensare
condense {v} (to be transformed into a liquid) :: condensarsi
condensed milk {n} (milk that has been reduced to syrup) :: latte condensato
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor ::
condescend {v} /ˌkɑːndɪˈsɛnd/ (come down from one's superior position) :: accondiscendere
condescend {v} (treat a person as though inferior) :: concedere
condescendingly {adv} /kɒn.dɪˈsen.dɪŋ.li/ (In a condescending manner) :: con tono di condiscendenza
condiment {n} /ˈkɒn.dɪ.mənt/ (something used to enhance flavor) :: condimento {m}
condition {n} /kənˈdɪʃən/ (logical clause or phrase) :: condizione {f}
condition {n} (requirement, term or requisite) :: condizione
condition {n} (health status of a patient) :: condizione {f}
condition {n} (state of an object) :: condizione {f}
condition {v} (to undergo the process of acclimation) :: influenzare
condition {v} (to subject to different conditions) :: condizionare
condition {v} (to shape the behaviour of someone to do something) :: condizionare
conditional {n} /kənˈdɪʃənəl/ (grammar: mode/mood) :: condizionale {m}
conditional {n} (limitation) SEE: limitation ::
conditionally {adv} (under specified conditions) :: condizionalmente
conditional mood {n} (conditional) SEE: conditional ::
conditional perfect {n} (grammatical tense) :: condizionale passato {m}
conditional sentence {n} (probation) SEE: probation ::
conditioner {n} (hair conditioner) SEE: hair conditioner ::
conditioning {n} /kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ/ (preparation or training) :: riscaldamento {m}
condolence {n} /kənˈdoʊləns/ (comfort, support or sympathy) :: conforto {m}
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died) :: condoglianze
condom {n} /ˈkɑn.dəm/ (flexible sleeve worn on the penis) :: preservativo {m}, profilattico {m}, condom {m}
condominium {n} /kɒndəˈmɪnɪəm/ (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly) :: condominio {m}
condominium {n} (the system of ownership by which such condominiums operate) :: condominio {m}
condor {n} /ˈkɒndɔː(ɹ)/ (California condor) :: condor {m}
condor {n} (Andean condor) :: condor {m}
conduct {n} /ˈkɑndʌkt/ (act or method of controlling or directing) :: conduzione
conduct {n} (manner of guiding or carrying oneself) :: comportamento {m}, condotta {f}
conduct {v} (lead or guide) :: condurre
conduct {v} (reflexively: behave) :: comportarsi
conductible {adj} (able to conduct) :: conducibile
conductimetry {n} (the measurement of the conductance of a solution, especially during a reaction or titration) :: conduttometria {f}
conductive {adj} (able to conduct electrical current or heat) :: conduttivo
conductor {n} /kənˈdʌktɚ/ (person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble) :: direttore d'orchestra
conductor {n} (person who takes tickets on public transportation) :: conducente
conductor {n} (something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound) :: conducente
conduit {n} /ˈkɑnd(j)ʊɪt/ (pipe or channel for conveying water) :: condotto {m}
conduit {n} (duct or tube into which electrical cables may be pulled) :: condotto {m}
condylar {adj} (relating to or resembling a condyle) :: condilare, condiloide, condiloideo
cone {n} (surface of revolution) :: cono {m}
cone {n} (solid of revolution) :: cono {m}
cone {n} (anything shaped like a cone) :: cono {m}
cone {n} (fruit of conifers) :: strobilo {m}
cone {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone ::
confectioner's {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop ::
confectioner's cream {n} (cream used by confectioners) :: crema dit pasticceria {f}
confectioners' sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar ::
confectioners sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar ::
confectionery {n} (sweet foodstuffs, collectively) :: dolciumi {m-p}
confectionery {n} (shop where confectionery is sold) SEE: sweetshop ::
confederacy {n} /kənˈfɛdəɹəsi/ (an alliance) :: confederazione {f}
confederal {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a confederation) :: confederale
confederation {n} (union or alliance of states) :: confederazione {f}
confer {v} /kənˈfɝ/ (discuss, consult) :: conferire
conference {n} /ˈkɑːnfəɹəns/ (a meeting of people) :: conferenza {f}
confess {v} /kənˈfɛs/ (to admit to the truth) :: confessare
confession {n} /kənˈfɛʃən/ (open admittance) :: confessione {f}
confession {n} (disclosure of one's sins to a priest) :: confessione {f}
confetti {n} /kənˈfɛti/ (small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions) :: coriandoli {m-p}
confidence {n} /ˈkɒnfɪdəns/ (self-assurance) :: fiducia {f}, autostima, certezza, sicurezza {f}
confidence {n} (quality of trusting) :: fiducia {f}
confidence {n} (information held in secret) :: confidenza
confidence interval {n} (a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter) :: intervallo di confidenza {m}, intervallo di fiducia {m}
confident {adj} /ˈkɑːnfɪdənt/ (being very sure of or positive about something) :: fiducioso, sicuro
confident {adj} (self-confident) SEE: self-confident ::
confidential {adj} /ˌkɑːnfɪˈdenʃl/ (meant to be kept secret within a certain circle) :: confidenziale, riservato
confidentiality {n} (something told in confidence) SEE: secret ::
confidently {adv} (in a confident manner) :: familiarmente
configuration {n} (relative disposition) :: configurazione {f}
configurationism {n} (theory of psychology) :: configurazionismo {m}
confine {v} (incarcerate) SEE: incarcerate ::
confine {v} (arrest) SEE: arrest ::
confine {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison ::
confine {v} (detain) SEE: detain ::
confined space {n} (enclosed area with limited space and accessibility) :: spazio confinato {m}
confirm {v} /kənˈfɜːm/ (to confer the confirmation) :: cresimare
confirm {v} (to assure) :: confermare
confirm {v} :: confermare , cresimare
confirmation {n} /kɑnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (indicator) :: conferma {f}
confirmation {n} (verification) :: conferma {f}, verifica {f}
confirmation {n} (Christian ceremony or sacrament) :: cresima {f}
confirmed {adj} /kənˈfɝmd/ (having a settled habit; inveterate or habitual) :: inveterato, incallito
confirmed {adj} (verified or ratified) :: confermato
confiscate {v} (take possession of by authority) :: confiscare
confiscation {n} (the act or process of confiscating an item from public use; expropriation) :: confisca {f}
conflagration {n} /ˌkɒnfləˈɡɹeɪʃən/ (a large, ferocious, and destructive fire) :: conflagrazione {f}
conflict {n} /ˈkɑn.flɪkt/ (clash or disagreement) :: conflitto {m}
conflict {n} (incompatibility) :: incompatibilità {f}
conflictual {adj} (characterized by conflict) :: conflittuale
confocal {adj} (Having the same foci) :: confocale
conformable {adj} (having the same shape) :: conforme
conformation {n} /kɑnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (the state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure) :: conformazione {f}
conformism {n} (willingness to conform) :: conformismo {m}
confront {v} /kʌnˈfɹʌnt/ (to set a thing side by side with; to compare) :: confrontare
confrontation {n} /ˌkɒnfɹənˈteɪʃən/ (The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face) :: braccio di ferro, confronto {m}
confrontation {n} (A conflict between armed forces) :: scontro {m}
confrontation {n} :: confrontazione, oppozitione
Confucius {prop} /kənˈfju.ʃəs/ (Chinese philosopher) :: Confucio {m}
confuse {v} /kənˈfjuːz/ (to mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder) :: confondere
confused {adj} /kənˈfjuːzd/ (chaotic, jumbled or muddled) :: confuso
confused {adj} (making no sense; illogical) :: confuso
confused {adj} (embarrassed) :: confuso
confusing {adj} /kənˈfjuːzɪŋ/ (difficult to understand) :: che confonde, poco chiaro
confusion {n} /kənˈfjuːʒən/ (lack of clarity or order) :: confusione {f}, disordine {m}
confusion {n} (state of being confused; misunderstanding) :: disorientamento {m}, sbandamento {m}
congeal {v} /kənˈdʒiːl/ (to change from a liquid to solid state) :: congelare
congeal {v} (to coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly) :: coagulare
congener {n} /ˈkɒnd͡ʒɪnə/ (a plant or animal of the same taxonomic genus as another) :: congenere {m}
congeneric {adj} (of or pertaining to congeners) :: congenere
congenial {adj} /kənˈd͡ʒiːniəl/ (friendly) :: simpatico {m}, socievole {m}
congeniality {n} (quality of being congenial) :: congenialità {f}
congenital {adj} (present since birth) :: congenito
congenital disorder {n} (birth defect) SEE: birth defect ::
congenital insensitivity to pain {n} (CIP) :: insensibilità congenita al dolore {f}
conger eel {n} (large marine eel) :: grongo {m}
congestion {n} /kənˈd͡ʒɛst.ʃən/ :: congestione {f}
conglomerate {v} /kənˈɡlɑm(ə)ɹət/ (combine together) :: conglomerare
conglomeration {n} (that which consists of many previously separate parts) :: conglomerato {m}, conglomerazione {f}
Congo {prop} /ˈkɑŋɡoʊ/ (country with Brazzaville as capital) :: Congo, Repubblica del Congo, Congo-Brazzaville
Congo {prop} (country with Kinshasa as capital) :: Congo, Repubblica Democratica del Congo, Congo-Kinshasa
Congo {prop} (river) :: Congo
Congo-Brazzaville {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo ::
Congo-Kinshasa {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo ::
congratulation {n} /kənˌɡɹætjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of congratulating) :: congratulazione {f}
congratulations {interj} /kənˌɡɹæt͡ʃəˈleɪʃ(ə)nz/ (expressing approbation) :: congratulazioni, complimenti
congregation {n} /ˌkɒŋɡrɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (religious gathering of people in a place of worship) :: assemblea
congregation {n} (large gathering of people) :: congregazione
congress {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
congressman {n} (member of congress) :: membro del congresso {m}
Coniacian {prop} (a subdivision of the Late (Upper) Cretaceous epoch) :: Coniaciano
conical {adj} /ˈkɒnɪkəl/ (of or relating to a cone) :: conico
conical {adj} (cone-shaped) :: conico
conical flask {n} (Erlenmeyer flask) SEE: Erlenmeyer flask ::
conicality {n} (the condition of being conical) :: conicità {f}
conifer {n} (plant) :: conifera {f}
coniine {n} (poison) :: coniina {f}
conjectural {adj} (in the nature of a conjecture) :: congetturale
conjecture {n} /kənˈd͡ʒɛk.t͡ʃɚ/ (unproven statement; guess) :: congettura
conjecture {v} (to guess) :: congetturare
conjugate {v} /ˈkɒndʒəɡeɪt/ (to inflect (a verb) for each person) :: coniugare
conjugation {n} /kɒnd͡ʒəˈɡeɪʃən/ (in some languages, one of several classifications of verbs) :: coniugazione {f}
conjugation {n} (act of conjugating a verb) :: coniugazione {f}
conjunction {n} /kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ (grammar: word used to join words or phrases) :: congiunzione {f}
conjunction {n} (astronomy: alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth) :: congiunzione {f}
conjunctive {adj} (grammar: subjunctive) :: congiuntivo {m}
conjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood ::
conjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood ::
conjunctivitis {n} /kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs/ (inflammation) :: congiuntivite {f}
conjurer {n} (one who conjures) :: illusionista {m} {f}, prestigiatore {m}
conk {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
conlang {n} (constructed language) SEE: constructed language ::
conlanger {n} /ˈkɑn.læŋ.ɚ/ (one who creates constructed languages) :: glossopoeta
connate {adj} (cognate) :: connato
connate {adj} (inborn) :: connato
connate {adj} (botany) :: connato
connate {adj} (geology) :: connato
connect {v} /kəˈnɛkt/ (to join two or more pieces) :: connettere, connettersi
connect {v} (to join an electrical or telephone line) :: connettere, cablare, collegare
connected {adj} /kəˈnɛktɪd/ (graph theory: having a path connecting every pair of vertices) :: connesso {m}
Connecticut {prop} /kəˈnɛtɪkət/ (a state of the United States of America) :: Connecticut
connection {n} /kəˈnɛkʃən/ (act of connecting) :: connessione {f}
connection {n} (transfer in transport) :: coincidenza {f}
connective tissue {n} (type of tissue) :: tessuto connettivo {m}
connectivity {n} (mathematics: measure of number of ways that points are connected to each other) :: connettività {f}
Connemara {prop} /ˌkɑnəˈmɑɹə/ (district of western County Galway) :: Connemara {m}
connexion {n} (connection) SEE: connection ::
conning tower {n} (structure of submarine) :: torre di comando {f}
connivance {n} ((law) the process of conniving or conspiring) :: connivenza {f}, collaborazionismo {m}
connoisseur {n} /ˌkɒnəˈsɜɹ/ (specialist whose opinion is valued) :: intenditore {m}, conoscitore {m}; esperto; connaisseur {m}
connotation {n} /ˌkɑnəˈteɪʃən/ (suggested or implied meaning) :: connotazione {f}
connotative {adj} (that implies or suggests something else) :: connotativo
connote {v} /kəˈnoʊt/ (to signify beyond principal meaning) :: connotare
connote {v} (to imply, to suggest) :: implicare, connotare
conoid {adj} (conical) :: conoide
conquer {v} /ˈkɒŋkə/ (defeat in combat) :: conquistare, sconfiggere, vincere
conqueror {n} (someone who conquers) :: conquistatore {m}
conquest {n} /ˈkɒŋkwɛst/ (victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy) :: conquista {f}
Conrad {prop} (given name) :: Corrado
consanguinity {n} /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪti/ (a blood relationship) :: consanguinità
conscience {n} /kɒnʃəns/ (moral sense) :: coscienza {f}
conscientious {adj} /ˌkɑnʃiˈɛnʃəs/ (thorough, careful, or vigilant) :: coscienzioso, acribia {f}, coscienzioso
conscientiousness {n} (state or characteristic of being conscientious) :: coscienziosità {f}
conscientious objector {n} (someone refusing to fight in an armed conflict because of religious or moral principles) :: obiettore di coscienza {m}
conscious {adj} /ˈkɑn.ʃəs/ (alert, awake) :: cosciente
conscious {adj} (aware) :: cosciente, conscio {m}, consapevole
conscious {adj} (aware of one's own existence) :: cosciente
consciously {adv} (in a conscious manner; knowingly, volitionally) :: coscientemente
consciousness {n} /ˈkɑnʃəsnəs/ (awareness) :: conoscenza {f}, coscienza {f}
conscript {n} /ˈkɒnskɹɪpt/ (Draftee) :: coscritto {m}, soldato di leva
conscript {v} (To enrol(l) compulsorily) :: arruolare
conscription {n} (involuntary labor, especially military service) :: coscrizione
consecution {n} (sequence) SEE: sequence ::
consecution {n} (sequel) SEE: sequel ::
consecutio temporum {n} (sequence of tenses) :: consecutio temporum {f}, concordanza dei tempi {f}
consecutively {adv} (in a consecutive manner) :: consecutivamente
consensual {adj} /kənˈsɛnʃuəl/ (With consensus) :: consensuale
consensus {n} (general agreement) :: consenso {m}
consent {v} /kənˈsɛnt/ (to express willingness) :: consentire
consent {n} (voluntary agreement) :: consenso {m}
consequence {n} /ˈkɑnsɪkwɛns/ (that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause) :: conseguenza
consequently {adv} /ˈkɑːnsɪˌkwɛntli/ (as a result or consequence) :: di conseguenza
conservation {n} /ˌkɑnsə(ɹ)ˈveɪʃən/ ((biology) gene sequences or structures that are not changed in evolution) :: conservazione
conservatism {n} (political philosophy that favors maintaining limited government involvement) :: conservatorismo {m}
conservative {adj} (based on pessimistic assumptions) :: prudente
conservative {adj} (cautious) SEE: cautious ::
conservativism {n} (conservatism) SEE: conservatism ::
conservatoire {n} (school or educational institution that teaches music) :: conservatorio {m}
conservatory {n} (school of music or drama) :: conservatorio {m}
conserve {v} /ˈkɒnsɜː(ɹ)v/ (to save) :: conservare
consider {v} /kənˈsɪdə/ (think about seriously) :: considerare
considerable {adj} /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl̩/ (large in amount) :: considerabile
considerably {adv} /kənˈsɪdəɹəbli/ (significantly) :: considerevolmente, notevolmente, sensibilmente
consideration {n} /kənˌsɪdəˈɹeɪʃən/ (process of considering) :: considerazione {f}
consist {v} /kənˈsɪst/ (to be composed (of)) :: consistere (of: di), comporsi, configurarsi
consist {n} /ˈkɒn.sɪst/ (sequence of railroad carriages or cars that form a unit) :: composizione {f}, configurazione {f}, formazione {f}
consistency {n} /kənˈsɪst(ə)nsi/ (reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent) :: coerenza {f}, costanza {f}
consistency {n} (degree of viscosity of something) :: consistenza {f}
consistently {adv} (in a consistent manner) :: coerentemente
consistently {adv} (constantly) SEE: constantly ::
consolation goal {n} :: gol della bandiera {m}
consonance {n} (music harmony; agreement) :: consonanza {f}
consonant {n} /ˈkɑn.sə.nənt/ (sound) :: consonante {f}
consonant {n} (letter) :: consonante {f}
consonant {adj} (Characterized by harmony or agreement) :: consonante
consonantism {n} (consonant sounds of a language) :: consonantismo {m}
consort {n} /ˈkɑnsɔɹt/ (husband, wife, companion or partner) :: consorte {m} {f}
consortium {n} /kənˈsɔː(ɹ).ʃəm/ (association or combination of businesses) :: consorzio {m}
conspiracism {n} :: cospirazionismo {m}, complottismo {m}
conspiracy {n} /kənˈspɪɹəsi/ (act of working in secret to obtain some goal) :: cospirazione {f}
conspirator {n} /kənˈspɪɹətɚ/ (person who is part of a conspiracy) :: congiurato {m}, congiurata {f}, cospiratore {m}, cospiratrice {f}, complottardo
conspiratorial {adj} /kənˌspɪɹəˈtɔːɹɪəl/ (pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators) :: cospirativo, cospiratorio
constable {n} /ˈkɑnstəbəl/ (police officer rank) :: appuntato (carabinieri) {m}, agente (polizia) {m}
Constance {prop} (female given name) :: Costanza
constant {adj} /ˈkɑnstənt/ (unchanged through time) :: costante
constant {adj} (consistently recurring over time) :: costante
constant {adj} (steady) :: costante
constant {n} (that which is permanent or invariable) :: costante {f}
constant {n} (algebra: quantity that remains fixed) :: costante {f}
constant {n} (science: property that does not change) :: costante {f}
constant {n} (identifier that is bound to an invariant value) :: costante {f}
constantan {n} (allow of copper and nickel) :: costantana {f}
Constantine {prop} /ˈkɒns.tənˌtiːn/ (male given name) :: Costantino
Constantinian {adj} (pertaining to Constantine) :: costantiniano
Constantinople {prop} /ˌkɔnstæntɪˈnəʊpl/ (Constantinople) :: Costantinopoli
constantly {adv} /ˈkɒnstəntli/ (in a constant manner) :: costantemente
constantly {adv} (recurring regularly) :: costantemente
constantly {adv} (in an invariable manner) :: costantemente
constellation {n} /ˌkɑn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (formation of stars perceived as figure) :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (image associated with a group of stars) :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (modern astronomy: any of 88 officially recognized regions) :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (astrology: configuration of planets) :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (wide, seemingly unlimited assortment) :: costellazione {f}
consternate {v} (cause consternation) :: costernare
consternation {n} /ˌkɑn.stɚˈne͡ɪ.ʃən/ (amazement or horror; terror, combined with amazement; dismay) :: costernazione {f}
constipation {n} (state of bowels) :: stipsi {f}, stitichezza {f}
constituency {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials) :: circoscrizione {f}
constituency {n} (voters within such a district) SEE: electorate ::
constituent {adj} (being a part, or component of a whole) :: costituente
constituent {adj} (authorized to make a constitution) :: costituente
constituent {n} (part, or component of a whole) :: elemento {m}, costitutivo {m}
constituent {n} (resident of a place represented by an elected official) :: elettore {m}
constituent {n} (functional element of a phrase or clause) :: elemento {m}
constitute {v} /ˈkɑnstɪt(j)uːt/ (to cause to stand; to establish; to enact) :: costituire, creare, formare
constitute {v} (to make up; to compose; to form) :: creare, formare, costituire, rappresentare
constitute {v} (to appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower) :: nominare, deputare, creare
constitution {n} /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/ (act or process of setting something up, or establishing something; composition, structure, makeup) :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (formal or informal system of primary principles and laws regulating a government or other institutions) :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (legal document describing such a formal system) :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (general health of a person) :: costituzione {f}
constitutional {adj} /ˌkɑnstɪˈtuːʃənəl/ (relating to the constitution) :: costituzionale
constitutional {adj} (conforming to the constitution) :: costituzionale
constitutionalism {n} /ˌkɑnstɪˈtuʃənəˌlɪzəm/ (Belief in government under a written constitution.) :: costituzionalismo
constitutionality {n} ((law) The status of being constitutional) :: costituzionalità {f}
constitutional law {n} (area of law) :: diritto costituzionale {m}
constitutional monarchy {n} (monarchy limited by laws and a constitution) :: monarchia costituzionale {f}
constitutive {adj} (very important ; essential) :: costitutivo
constrain {v} (to force; to compel; to oblige) :: costringere
constrain {v} (to keep within close bounds; to confine) :: limitare
constraint {n} /kənˈstɹeɪnt/ (something that constrains) :: vincolo {m}, costrizione {f}
constraint {n} (mathematics: condition to a solution) :: vincolo {m}
construct {n} /ˈkɑn.stɹʌkt/ (segment of DNA created artificially) :: costruzione
construct {v} (build or form by assembling parts) :: costruire
constructed language {n} (an artificially created language) :: lingua artificiale
constructible {adj} (suitable for constructing a building) :: costruibile
constructible {adj} (capable of being constructed) :: costruibile
construction {n} /kənˈstɹʌkʃən/ (anything constructed) :: costruzione {f}
construction worker {n} (employee working at a construction site) :: edile {m} {f}
constructivism {n} (movement in modern art) :: costruttivismo
constructor {n} (in object oriented programming: code that creates objects) :: costruttore {m}
construe {v} (to translate) SEE: translate ::
consubstantial {adj} /ˌkɒnsəbˈstanʃəl/ (of the same substance) :: consustanziale, consostanziale
consubstantiality {n} (The quality of being consubstantial) :: consustanzialità {f}
consubstantiation {n} /kɔn.sʌbs.tn̩.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ (an identity or union of substance) :: consustanziazione {f}
consul {n} /ˈkɑn.səl/ (official who protects the interests of citizens) :: console {m}
consul {n} (either of the two highest-ranking officials of the Roman republic) :: console {m}
consulate {n} /ˈkɑnsəlɨt/ (the residency of a consul) :: consolato {m}
consult {v} /ˈkɑnsʌlt/ (ask advice) :: consultarsi
consult {v} (transitive, to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of) :: consultare
consultancy {n} (consulting firm) :: consulenza {f}
consultant {n} /kənˈsʌltənt/ (person or party that is consulted) :: consulente {m}
consume {v} /kənˈsuːm/ (to use) :: consumare
consume {v} (to eat) :: consumare
consume {v} (to destroy completely) :: consumare
consumer {n} /kənˈsumɚ/ (person purchasing goods) :: consumatore {m}, consumatrice {f}
consumer price index {n} (statistical estimate of the level of prices) :: indice prezzi al consumo
consummate {adj} /ˈkɑnsəmət/ (complete, perfect, absolute) :: consumato, completo
consummate {adj} (highly skilled and experienced) :: consumato
consummate {v} (to bring something to completion) :: complere, completare
consummate {v} (to make a marriage complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse) :: consumare
consumption {n} /kənˈsʌmp.ʃən/ (the amount consumed) :: consumo {m}
consumption {n} (wasting-away of the human body through disease) :: consunzione {f}, deperimento {m}
contact {n} /ˈkɑntækt/ (an act of touching physically) :: contatto {m}
contact {n} (an establishment of communication) :: contatto {m}
contact {n} (someone with whom one is in communication) :: contatto {m}
contact {v} (establish communication with) :: contattare
contact lens {n} (thin lens placed directly on the eye) :: lente a contatto {f}
contacts {n} (Plural form of contact) SEE: contact ::
contagion {n} (transmission of a contagious disease) :: contagio {m}
contagious {adj} /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ (of a disease, easily transmitted to others) :: contagioso, infettivo
contagious {adj} (of a fashion, laughter, etc, easily passed on to others) :: contagioso
contagious {adj} (capable of spreading a disease) :: contagioso, infettivo
contagiousness {n} (state or condition of being contagious) :: contagiosità {f}, propagabilità {f}
contain {v} (to contain) SEE: hold ::
contain {v} /kənˈteɪn/ (To hold inside) :: contenere
contain {v} (To include as a part) :: contenere
contain {v} (To limit through restraint) :: contenere
contain {v} :: contenere
containable {adj} (able to be contained) :: circoscrivibile, contenibile
container {n} /kənˈteɪnɚ/ (an item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported) :: contenitore {m}, recipiente {m}
containerization {n} (the act of containerizing) :: containerizzazione {f}
containerize {v} :: containerizzare
contaminate {v} /kənˈtæmɪneɪt/ (To introduce impurities or foreign matter) :: contaminare
contamination {n} /kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən/ (The act or process of contaminating) :: contaminazione
contaminative {adj} (that contaminates) :: contaminante
contemn {v} /kənˈtɛm/ (to treat or regard with contempt) :: disprezzare, disdegnare
contemplate {v} /ˈkɑn.təm.ˌpleɪt/ (think about something in a concentrated manner) :: considerare, contemplare
contemporary {adj} (from the same time period) :: contemporaneo, coetaneo {m}
contemporary {adj} (modern) :: contemporaneo
contemporary {n} (someone living at the same time) :: contemporaneo {m}
contempt {n} /kənˈtɛmpt/ (a feeling or attitude) :: disprezzo {m}
contemptible {adj} /kənˈtɛmptəbəl/ (deserving contempt) :: disprezzabile, disdicevole
contemptuous {adj} /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs/ (showing contempt) :: sprezzante, sdegnoso
contemptuously {adv} /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs.li/ (in a disrespectful or discourteous manner) :: irrispettosamente, sprezzantemente
content {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛnt/ (that which is contained) :: contenuto {m}
content {adj} (satisfied) :: contento
content {v} (satisfy) :: soddisfare
contented {adj} (satisfied) SEE: satisfied ::
contentious {adj} /kənˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (marked by controversy) :: controverso
contentious {adj} (given to struggling) :: bellicoso, aggressivo, provocatore
contentiously {adv} (In a contentious manner) :: litigiosamente, polemicamente
contents {n} (table of contents) SEE: table of contents ::
contest {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛst/ (competition, see also: competition) :: concorso {m}
contest {n} (combat) SEE: combat ::
contestable {adj} (that which can be contested) :: contrastabile, oppugnabile
contested {adj} (controversial) SEE: controversial ::
context {n} /ˈkɑːntɛkst/ (text in which a word appears) :: contesto {m}
context {n} (circumstances or settings) :: contesto {m}
contextual {adj} (depending on context) :: contestuale
contextualize {v} (place in a context) :: contestualizzare
contiguity {n} /kɒntɪˈɡjuːɪti/ (state in which objects are physically touching) :: contiguità {f}
contiguous {adj} /kənˈtɪɡjuəs/ (connected, touching, abutting) :: contiguo
contiguous {adj} (adjacent, neighboring) :: contiguo
contiguous {adj} (connecting without a break) :: contiguo
contiguousness {n} (contiguity) SEE: contiguity ::
continence {n} (voluntary control of urination and defecation) :: continenza {f}
continence {n} (moderation or self-restraint, especially in sexual activity; abstinence) :: moderazione {f}, astinenza {f}, continenza
continent {n} /ˈkɒntɪnənt/ (each of main land-masses on earth's surface) :: continente {m}
continental {adj} (of or relating to a continent or continents) :: continentale
continental drift {n} (continental drift) :: deriva dei continenti {f}
continental quilt {n} (duvet) SEE: duvet ::
continental shelf {n} (the area of sea around a land mass) :: piattaforma continentale {f}
contingence {n} (contingency) SEE: contingency ::
contingency {n} /kənˈtɪndʒənsi/ (quality of being contingent; unpredictability) :: contingenza
contingency {n} (possibility; something which may or may not happen) :: contingenza
contingentism {n} /kənˈtɪn.dʒəntˌɪz.əm/ (philosophy of contingency) :: contingentismo
continuation {n} /kəntɪnjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ (act or state of continuing) :: continuazione
continuative {adj} (pertaining to continuation) :: continuativo
continue {v} /kənˈtɪnjuː/ (transitive: proceed) :: continuare
continue {v} (intransitive: resume) :: continuare
continued {adj} /kənˈtɪnjuːd/ (uninterrupted) :: continuo
continuity {n} /ˌkɑntɪˈn(j)uːəti/ (notion in mathematics) :: continuità {f}
continuous {adj} /kənˈtɪnjuəs/ (without break, cessation, or interruption in time) :: continuo
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in space) :: continuo
continuous {adj} (in mathematical analysis) :: continuo
continuum {n} /kənˈtɪnjuəm/ (continuous extent) :: continuo {m}
continuum {n} (the set of real numbers) :: continuo {m}
contortionist {n} (acrobat) :: contorsionista {m} {f}
contour {n} /ˈkɒntʊə(ɹ)/ (outline, boundary or border) :: contorno {m}, profilo {m}
contraband {n} /ˈkɑn.tɹəˌbænd/ (goods which are prohibited from being traded, smuggled goods) :: contrabbando {m}
contrabass {n} (double bass) SEE: double bass ::
contrabassoon {n} (contrabassoon) :: controfagotto {m}
contraception {n} (use of a device or procedure) :: contraccezione {f}
contract {n} /ˈkɑntɹækt/ (agreement that is legally binding) :: contratto {m}
contract {v} /kənˈtɹækt/ (intransitive: draw together; shorten; lessen) :: contrarre
contract {v} (transitive: enter into a contract with) :: contrattare
contract {v} (gain or acquire (an illness)) :: contrarre
contractable {adj} (capable of being contracted) :: contraibile
contractible {adj} (capable of contraction) :: contrattile, contraibile
contraction {n} /kənˈtɹæk.ʃən/ (reversible reduction in size) :: contrazione {f}
contraction {n} (linguistics: process whereby one or more sounds of a free morpheme are lost or reduced) :: accorciamento {m}
contraction {n} (phonetics: loss of sounds from within a word) SEE: syncope ::
contract killer {n} (person who kills for money) SEE: hitman ::
contractualized {adj} (bound by a contract) :: contrattualizzato
contracture {n} (abnormal contraction of a muscle) :: contrattura {f}
contradict {v} /kɒntɹəˈdɪkt/ (deny the truth of (a statement or statements)) :: contradire
contradict {v} (deny the truth of statements made by (a person)) :: contradire
contradiction {n} /ˌkɑːntɹəˈdɪkʃən/ (act of contradicting) :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (statement that contradicts itself) :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (the logical incompatibility of opposing elements) :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (proposition that is false for all values of its variables) :: contraddizione
contradiction in terms {n} (expression in which components contradict one another) :: contraddizione {f}, ossimoro {m}
contradictorily {adv} (in a contradictory manner) :: contraddittoriamente
contrafield {n} (contrafield) :: controcampo {m}
contrail {n} (artificial cloud from jet aircraft) :: scia di condensazione {f}
contraindication {n} /ˌkɒntɹəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ (factor or symptom) :: controindicazione
contralto {n} (the lowest female voice) :: contralto {m}
contraption {n} /kənˈtɹæp.ʃən/ (complicated and precarious machine) :: aggeggio {m}
contraption {n} :: aggeggio {m}, congegno {m}, coso {m}, diavoleria {f}
contrariwise {adv} (on the other hand) SEE: on the other hand ::
contrariwise {adv} (on the contrary) SEE: on the contrary ::
contrarotating {adj} :: controrotante
contrarotation {n} :: controrotazione {f}
contrary {adj} /ˈkɑntɹɛɹi/ (opposed in nature) :: contrario, opposto
contrary to {prep} (despite) SEE: despite ::
contrast {n} /ˈkɑnt(ʃ)ɹæst/ (difference between two objects, people or concepts) :: contrasto
contrasting {adj} (set in opposition) :: contrastante
contraventional {adj} :: contravvenzionale
contribute {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹɪ.bjuːt/ (to give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole) :: contribuire
contribution {n} /ˌkɑntɹɪˈbjuʃən/ (something given or offered that adds to a larger whole) :: contributo {m}
contribution {n} (the act of contributing) :: contribuzione
contrive {v} /kənˈtɹaɪv/ (To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot) :: combinare, programmare, intrigare, complottare, architettare, escogitare, inventare, mettere su
control {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹoʊl/ (to exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of) :: controllare, influenzare, dirigere
control {n} (authority) :: controllo {m}, comando {m}, autorità {f}
control {n} (in an experiment) :: di controllo
control {n} (machine) :: comandi {m-p}
controlateral {adj} (on the other side) :: controlaterale
control engineering {n} ::
controllability {n} (quality of being controllable) :: controllabilità {f}
controllable {adj} (able to be controlled) :: dominabile, frenabile, raffrenabile
controlled {adj} /kənˈtɹəʊld/ (resulting from a comparison) :: controllato
controller {n} /kənˈtɹəʊlə/ (person who controls something) :: controllore {m}
controller {n} (comptroller) :: revisore {m}
controller {n} (mechanism that controls or regulates the operation of a machine) :: controllo {m}
control surface {n} (aeronautics) :: superficie di controllo {f}, timone {m}, timone di direzione (verticale) {m}, timone di profondità (orizzontale) {m}
control tower {n} (airport control tower) :: torre di controllo {f}
controversial {adj} /kɑn.tɹə.ˈvɝ.ʃəl/ (arousing controversy) :: controverso
controversy {n} /ˈkɑntɹəˌvɝsi/ (debate, discussion of opposing opinions) :: controversia {f}
contumacy {n} /ˈkɒntjʊməsi/ (disobedience, resistance to authority) :: contumacia, indocilità
contumelious {adj} /ˌkɑn.tʊˈmiː.li.əs/ (rudely contemptuous; showing contumely) :: sprezzante
contumely {n} /ˈkɒntjuːməli/ (offensive and abusive language or behaviour) :: contumelia {f}
contusion {n} (wound in which the skin is not broken) :: contusione {f}
contusive {adj} :: contusivo
conundrum {n} /kəˈnʌn.dɹəm/ (difficult question or riddle) :: rompicapo, enigma {m}
conundrum {n} (difficult choice or decision) :: dilemma {m}, enigma {m}
conurbation {n} /ˌkɑnɚˈbeɪʃən/ (an extended collection of urban communities; urban sprawl) :: conurbazione {f}
conure {n} (any of many New World parakeets of the genus Conurus) :: conuro {m}
convallamarin {n} :: convallamarina {f}
convallarin {n} :: convallarina {f}
convection {n} /kənˈvɛkʃən/ (process of conveying something) :: convezione {f}
convection {n} (transmission of heat by the circulation of currents) :: convezione {f}
convection {n} (vertical movement of heat and moisture) :: convezione {f}
convenience {v} /kənˈviːnɪəns/ (quality of being suitable, useful or convenient) :: conveniente
convenience {v} (anything that makes for an easier life) :: comodità
convenience {v} (convenient time) :: a tempo debito
convenience {v} (public toilet) :: bagno pubblico
convenient {adj} /kənˈviːnɪənt/ (of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient) :: conveniente, comodo
convent {n} /kɒn.vɛnt/ (religious community of especially nuns) :: convento {m}
convention {n} /kənˈvɛn.ʃən/ (meeting or a gathering) :: convenzione
conventional {adj} /kənˈvɛnʃənl/ (ordinary, commonplace) :: convenzionale
conventionalism {n} (Adherence to social conventions) :: convenzionalismo {m}
convergence {n} (the act of converging) :: convergenza {f}
convergence {n} (the process of approaching some limiting value) :: convergenza {f}
conversation {n} /ˌkɑːn.vɚˈseɪ.ʃən/ (expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people) :: conversazione {f}, dialogo {m}, discorso {m}
converse {v} /kənˈvɝs/ (to engage in conversation) :: conversare
conversion {n} /kənˈvɝʒən/ (the act of having converted something or someone) :: conversione {f}
conversion {n} (The result of a chemical reaction wherein the molecule changes form) :: conversione {f}
conversion {n} ((rugby) A free kick) :: conversione {f}
convert {v} /ˈkɒn.vɜːt/ (transform (something) into another form, substance, state, or product) :: convertire
convert {v} (change (something) from one use, function, or purpose to another) :: convertire
convert {v} (exchange for (something) of equal value) :: convertire
convert {v} (express (a quantity) in alternative units) :: convertire
convertible mark {n} (currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina) :: marco convertibile {m}
convex {adj} /ˈkɑnvɛks/ (curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle) :: convesso
convex hull {n} (convex set of points) :: inviluppo convesso {m}, involucro convesso {m}
convexity {n} (state of being convex) :: convessità {f}
convey {v} /kənˈveɪ/ (to carry) :: trasportare
convey {v} (to communicate) :: comunicare, esprimere
convey {v} (to transfer legal rights) :: trasferire
conveyor belt {n} (continuous band moved to transport objects) :: nastro trasportatore {m}
convict {v} /ˈkɑnvɪkt/ (to find guilty) :: condannare
convict {n} (person convicted of a crime) :: condannato {m}, carcerato {m}
convict {n} (person deported to a penal colony) :: deportato
conviction {n} /kənˈvɪkʃən/ (firmly held belief) :: convinzione {f}
conviction {n} (judgement of guilt) :: condanna {f}
convince {v} /kənˈvɪns/ (to make someone believe, or feel sure about something) :: convincere
convincing {adj} /kənˈvɪnsɪŋ/ (effective as proof or evidence) :: concludente {m} {f}
convolvulus {n} (plants of the genus Convolvulus) :: convolvolo {m}
convoy {n} /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/ (merchant ships sailing in company under the protection of naval vessels) :: convoglio {m}
convoy {n} (group of vehicles traveling together for safety, especially one with an escort) :: convoglio {m}
coo {n} /kuː/ (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon) :: cuccu {m}
coo {v} (to make a soft murmuring sound) :: grugare, tubare, tortoreggiare
cook {n} /kʊk/ (a person who prepares food for a living) :: cuoco {m}, cuoca {f}
cook {v} (to prepare (food) for eating) :: cuocere
cook {v} (to prepare food) :: cucinare
cook {v} (to become ready for eating) :: cuocere
cookbook {n} /ˈkʊkˌbʊk/ (book of cooking recipes) :: ricettario {m}
cooked {adj} /kʊkt/ (of food, that has been prepared by cooking) :: cucinato, cotto
cooker hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood ::
cookery {n} /ˈkʊkəɹi/ (art and practice of preparing food for consumption) :: cucina {f}
cookie {n} (bun) SEE: bun ::
cookie {n} /ˈkʊki/ (small, flat baked good, see also: biscuit) :: biscotto {m}
cookie {n} (HTTP cookie) SEE: HTTP cookie ::
cookie jar {n} (a vessel for storing food) :: biscottiera {f}
cooking {n} /ˈkʊ.kɪŋ/ (the process of preparing food by using heat) :: cucina
cooking pot {n} (any cooking vessel) :: paiolo {m}, tegame {m}, pentola {f}, cuccuma {f}, marmitta {f}
Cook Islands {prop} /ˈkʊk ˈai.ləndz/ (self-governing country in Oceania) :: Isole Cook {f-p}
cool {adj} /kuːl/ (having a slightly low temperature) :: fresco, freddo
cool {adj} (allowing or suggesting heat relief) :: termico, fresco, leggero
cool {adj} (not showing emotion, calm) :: tranquillo, calmo, imperturbabile, freddo
cool {adj} (unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical) :: distaccato, indifferente, scettico
cool {adj} (colloquial: of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave in any situation) :: figo, disinvolto, sicuro di se, in gamba
cool {adj} (colloquial: being considered as "popular" by others) :: ganzo
cool {adj} (colloquial: in fashion) :: figo
cool {adj} (colloquial: all right, acceptable) :: a posto, accettabile
cool {adj} (colloquial: not upset) :: tranquillo, calmo, imperturbabile
coolant {n} /ˈkuːlənt/ (a fluid) :: refrigerante {m}
cooling {n} /ˈkuːlɪŋ/ (decrease in temperature) :: raffreddamento {m}
cooling {n} (refrigeration) :: raffreddamento {m}
cooling glasses {n} (sunglasses) SEE: sunglasses ::
cooling tower {n} (tower-shaped building in which warm water is cooled by evaporation) :: torre di raffreddamento {f}
coop {n} /kuːp/ (enclosure for birds) :: stia {f}, pollaio {m}
cooper {n} /ˈkuːpə(ɹ)/ (craftsman) :: bottaio {m}
cooperate {v} /koʊˈɒpəɹeɪt/ (to work together) :: cooperare
cooperation {n} /kowɑpəˈɹejʃən/ (act of cooperating or being cooperative) :: cooperazione {f}
cooperative {adj} (ready to work with another) :: cooperativo
cooperative {n} (type of company) :: cooperativa {f}
co-opt {v} (To elect as a fellow member of a group, such as a committee.) :: cooptare
coorbital {adj} (sharing an orbit) :: coorbitale, co-orbitale
coordinate {n} /koʊˈɔɹdənɪt/ ((mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure․) :: coordinata {f}
coordinate {n} (coordinated clothes) :: coordinati {m-p}
coordinate {v} (to synchronize) :: coordinare
coordination {n} /koʊˌɔɹdɪˈneɪʃən/ (the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect) :: coordinazione {f}
coordination {n} (The reaction of one or more ligands with a metal ion to form a coordination compound) :: coordinazione
coordinator {n} (One who coordinates) :: coordinatore {m}, coordinatrice {f}
coot {n} /kuːt/ (bird) :: folaga {f}
cootie {n} (louse) SEE: louse ::
co-owner {n} (someone who owns something together with one or more other people) :: comproprietario {m}, comproprietaria {f}, contitolare {m} {f}
cooze {n} (vagina) SEE: vagina ::
cop {v} /kɑp/ (to capture, to take (informal)) :: afferrare, prendere, catturare
cop {n} (police officer) :: piedipiatti, poliziotto {m}, secondino {m}, sbirro {m} [offensive]
cop a feel {v} (to stealthily fondle someone) :: palpeggiare
copaiba {n} (oleoresin) :: copaive {f}
co-parent-in-law {n} :: consuoceri
Copenhagen {prop} /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/ (capital of Denmark) :: Copenaghen {f}
copernicium {n} /koʊpəɹˈnɪsi.əm/ (chemical element) :: copernicio
Copernicus {prop} (surname of Nicolaus Copernicus) :: Copernico {m}
copilot {n} (relief or assistant pilot of an aircraft) :: copilota {f}
coping {n} (The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water) :: capezzata {f}, cimasa {f}, copertina {f}
copious {adj} /ˈkoʊpi.əs/ :: copioso
coplanar {adj} /kəʊˈpleɪnə(ɹ)/ (geometry: within the same plane) :: complanare
cop-out {n} (avoidance or inadequate performance of a task or duty) :: furbata {f}
cop-out {n} (an excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty) :: pretesto {m}, scusa {f}
cop-out {n} (a person who cops out) :: scansafatiche {m}, lavativo {m}, fannullone {m}, irresponsabile {m}
copper {n} /ˈkɑ.pɚ/ (chemical element) :: rame {m}
copper {n} (slang: a policeman) :: agente di polizia {m}, poliziotto
coppern {adj} (made of copper) SEE: copper ::
coppersmith {n} (person) :: fabbro di rame
coppice {n} /ˈkɒpɪs/ (grove of small growth) :: bosco ceduo {m}
copra {n} (dried kernel of coconut) :: copra {f}
copresence {n} (situation of being copresent) :: compresenza {f}
copresent {adj} (present along with others) :: compresente
coproducer {n} (coproducer) :: coproduttore {m}
copropraxia {n} :: coproprassia {f}
copse {n} /kɒps/ (thicket of small trees or shrubs) :: bosco ceduo {m}, macchia {f}, fratta {f}, boschetto {m}
Copt {n} /kɒpt/ (member of the Coptic Church) :: copto {m}
Coptic {adj} /ˈkɑptɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language) :: copto
copula {n} /ˈkɑpjələ/ (grammar: linking kind of word) :: copula {f}
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) SEE: bed ::
copulate {v} (copulate) SEE: cover ::
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something) SEE: mount ::
copulate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: make love ::
copulate {v} (take part in a sexual act) SEE: have sex ::
copulation {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
copy {n} /ˈkɒpi/ (result of copying; an identical duplication) :: copia {f}
copy {n} (imitation of inferior quality) :: copia {f}, replica {f}
copy {n} (marketing: output of copywriter) :: copia {f}
copy {n} (printed edition of a book or magazine) :: copia {f}
copy {n} (result of gene or chromosomal duplication) :: copia
copy {v} (produce something identical) :: copiare
copy {v} (imitate) :: imitare
copy {v} (radio term) :: ricevere
copyable {adj} (able to be copied) :: copiabile
copy and paste {v} (to copy and paste) :: copiaincollare
copybook {n} (student's exercise book) SEE: exercise book ::
copy-paste {v} (copy and paste) SEE: copy and paste ::
copywriter {n} /ˈkɑːpiˌɹaɪɾɚ/ (person who writes advertising copy) :: redattore {m}
coquettish {adj} (as a young, flirting girl; flirtatious) :: civettuolo
coral {n} /ˈkɔɹəl/ (substance) :: corallo {m}
coral {adj} (made of coral) :: corallino {m}, corallina {f}
coraller {n} :: corallaro {m}
coral reef {n} (mound or hummock of coral) :: barriera corallina
cor anglais {n} /ˌkɔːɹ ˈɒŋɡleɪ/ (woodwind instrument) :: corno inglese {m}
Cor Caroli {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Canes Venatici) :: il Cuor di Carlo
Cordelier {n} (Franciscan) SEE: Franciscan ::
cordeliere {n} :: cordelliera {f}
cordial {adj} /ˈkɔɹ.dɪ.əl/ (radiating warmth and friendliness) :: cordiale
cordial {n} (liqueur) :: cordiale {m}
cordierite {n} (a cyclosilicate) :: cordierite {f}
core {n} /kɔɹ/ (central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds) :: nocciolo {m}
core {n} (heart of a thing) :: nocciolo {m}
core {n} (center or inner part) :: anima {f}
core {n} (most important part of a thing) :: essenza {m}
core {n} (automotive: deposit of a rebuilt part) :: caparra {f}
core {n} :: nucleo
co-religionary {n} (a fellow follower of one's religion) SEE: co-religionist ::
co-religionist {n} /kəʊɹɪˈlɪdʒənɪst/ (a fellow follower of one's religion) :: correligionario {m}
Corfiot {n} (male Corfiot) :: corfioto {m}
Corfiot {adj} (relating to Corfu) :: corfioto
Corfu {prop} /ˈkɔɹ.fju/ (island) :: Corfù {m}
Corfu {prop} (city) :: Corfù {m}
corgi {n} /ˈkɔːɡi/ (breed of dog) :: corgi {m}
coriaceous {adj} (leathery) :: coriaceo
coriander {n} /ˌkɒɹiˈændə/ (Coriandrum sativum plant) :: coriandolo {m}
Corinth {prop} /ˈkɒɹ.ɪnθ/ (city in Greece) :: Corinto {f}
Corinthians {prop} (book in the Bible) :: Corinzi
cork {n} /kɔɹk/ (bark of the cork oak) :: sughero {m}
cork {n} (bottle stopper) :: turacciolo {m}
cork {n} (cork oak) SEE: cork oak ::
cork oak {n} (a type of evergreen oak tree, Quercus suber) :: sughero {f}
corkscrew {n} /ˈkɔɹk.skɹu/ (implement for opening bottles sealed by a cork) :: cavatappi {m}
corm {n} (underground stem of a plant) :: cormo {m}
cormorant {n} /ˈkɔɹməɹənt/ (seabird) :: cormorano {m}
corn {n} (maize) SEE: maize ::
corn {n} /kɔɹn/ (the fruits of a cereal crop) :: grano {m}
corn {n} (type of callus) :: callo {m}, durone {m}
corn bunting {n} (bird) :: strillozzo {m}
corncob {n} /ˈkɔɹnkɑb]/ (core of an ear of corn) :: pannocchia, tutolo {m}
corncockle {n} (plant of the genus Agrostemma) :: agrostemma {m}
corn dog {n} (hot dog coated in cornbread batter and deep-fried) :: corn dog {m}
cornea {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ)ni.ə/ (layer forming the front of the eye) :: cornea {f}
cornel {n} (tree) :: corniolo {m}
cornel {n} (fruit) :: corniola {f}
Cornelia {prop} (female given name) :: Cornelia {f}
corner {n} (point where two converging lines meet) SEE: angle ::
corner {n} /ˈkɔɹnɚ/ (space in the angle between converging lines or walls) :: angolo {m}
corner {n} (projection into space of an angular solid) :: sporgenza {f}, angolo sporgente, pietra d'angolo
corner {n} (intersection of two streets) :: angolo {m}
corner {n} (football: corner kick) SEE: corner kick ::
corner kick {n} (in soccer) :: calcio d'angolo
cornet {n} /kɔɹˈnɛt/ (musical instrument) :: cornetta {f}
cornet {n} :: cono di cialda {m}
cornetist {n} :: cornettista {m} {f}
cornett {n} /ˈkɔːnɪt/ (wind instrument) :: cornetto {m}
cornetto {n} (cornett) SEE: cornett ::
corn flakes {n} (breakfast cereal) :: fiocchi di mais {m-p}
cornflower {n} /ˈkɔɹnˌflaʊɚ/ (Centaurea cyanus) :: fiordaliso {m}
cornice {n} (horizontal architectural element) :: cornice, cornicione {m}
corniche {n} /kɔːɹˈniːʃ/ :: lungomare
cornigerous {adj} (horned) SEE: horned ::
Cornish {prop} /ˈkɔːɹnɪʃ/ (A Celtic language) :: cornovagliese
corn on the cob {n} (cooked ears of corn) :: pannocchia bollita {f}
corn poppy {n} (Papaver rhoeas) :: rosolaccio
cornrow {n} (braided hair close to the scalp) :: rasta
corn salad {n} (a plant) :: valerianella {f}, dolcetta {f}
Cornwall {prop} /ˈkɔːnwɔːl/ (county of England) :: Cornovaglia {f}
corny {adj} /ˈkɔɹni/ (excessively sentimental) :: sdolcinato
corolla {n} (whorl of a flower) :: corolla {f}
corollary {n} /ˈkɔɹəˌlɛɹi/ (proposition which follows easily) :: corollario {m}
corolline {adj} (of or pertaining to a corolla) :: corollino
corona {n} (crown) :: corona {f}
corona {n} (of a star) :: corona {f}
corona {n} (botany) :: corona {f}
coronal {n} /ˈkɔɹənəl/ (consonant produced with tip or blade of tongue) :: coronale {m}
coronal {adj} (produced with tip or blade of tongue) :: coronale
coronal mass ejection {n} (coronal mass ejection) :: espulsione di massa coronale {f}
coronary artery {n} (artery) :: arteria coronaria {f}
coronary heart disease {n} (disease of the heart) :: coronaropatia {f}
coronation {n} /ˈkɒɹəneɪʃən/ (the act or solemnity of crowning) :: incoronazione {f}, coronazione {f}
coronene {n} :: coronene {m}
corotational {adj} (that rotates in conjunction wit another body) :: corotazionale
corporal {n} /ˈkɔɹ.pɝ.əl/ (military rank) :: caporale {m}
corporal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily ::
corporation {n} /ˌkɔɹpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (company) :: società {f}, corporazione {f}
corporation {n} (paunch) SEE: paunch ::
corporeal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily ::
corpse {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ)ps/ (dead body) :: cadavere {m}, corpo {m}
corpulence {n} (state or characteristic of being corpulent) :: corpulenza {f}
corpus {n} (body) SEE: body ::
corpus {n} /ˈkɔːpəs/ (linguistics: collection of writings) :: corpus {m}
corpus callosum {n} (Band of nerves connecting hemispheres) :: corpo calloso {m}
Corpus Christi {prop} (festival in honour of the Eucharist) :: Corpus Domini {m}
corpuscle {n} /ˈkɔːˌpʌsəl/ (A minute particle) :: corpuzzo {m}, corpuscolo {m}
corpuscular {adj} (of or pertaining to, or composed of corpuscles) :: corpuscolare
corpus delicti {n} (the evidence) :: corpo del reato {m}
corpus luteum {n} (yellow mass of cells that forms from an ovarian follicle) :: corpo luteo {m}
corral {n} /kəˈɹɑːl/ (enclosure for livestock) :: recinto {m}
corral {v} (capture or round up) :: riunire
correct {adj} /kəˈɹɛkt/ (free from error) :: corretto {m}
correct {adj} (with good manners) :: corretto
correct {v} (To make something that was not valid become right) :: correggere
correction {n} /kəˈɹɛkʃən/ (act of correcting) :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (substitution for an error or mistake) :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (punishment) :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (amount or quantity added or subtracted so as to correct) :: correzione {f}
correction fluid {n} (fluid for masking textual errors) :: bianchetto {m}
correctly {adv} (in a correct manner) :: correttamente
correlate {v} /ˈkɔɹəleɪt/ (To be related by a correlation) :: correlare
correlation {n} /kɔɹəˈleɪʃən/ (measure of relationship) :: correlazione {f}
correspond {v} /ˌkɔɹəˈspɑnd/ (To be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc) :: corrispondere
correspond {v} (To exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time) :: corrispondere
correspond {v} (to correspond) SEE: respond ::
correspondence {n} /ˌkɒɹɪˈspɒndəns/ (reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially by letters) :: corrispondenza
correspondence {n} (newspaper or news stories generally) :: corrispondenza
correspondent {adj} (corresponding) SEE: corresponding ::
corresponding {adj} /ˌkɔɹəˈspɑndɪŋ/ (that have a similar relationship) :: corrispondente
corrida {n} (bullfight) SEE: bullfight ::
corridor {n} /ˈkɒɹɪˌdɔː(ɹ)/ (narrow hall or passage) :: corridoio {m}
corridor {n} (airspace) :: corridoio aereo {m}
corrie {n} /kɒɹi/ (geographical feature of glaciation) :: circo {m}
corrigendum {n} (list of errors in a printed work) SEE: errata ::
corrigendum {n} /ˌkɔɹ.ɨˈdʒɛn.dəm/ (error that is to be corrected in a printed work) :: refuso {m}
corrivation {n} (concentration of waters) :: corrivazione {f}
corrode {v} /kəˈɹoʊd/ (to eat away) :: corrodere
corrosion {n} /kəˈɹoʊʒən/ :: corrosione {f}
corrugated {adj} (marked with parallel folds, ridges or furrows) :: ondulato
corrugated {adj} :: corrugato
corrugator supercilii {n} (muscle) :: corrugatore del sopracciglio {m}, muscolo corrugatore del sopracciglio
corrupt {adj} /kəˈɹʌpt/ (in a depraved state) :: corrotto {m}
corrupt {v} (to change from good to bad) :: corrompere
corruptible {adj} :: corruttibile, corrompibile
corruption {n} /kəˈɹʌpʃən/ (bribing) :: corruzione {f}
corsac fox {n} (Vulpes corsac) :: volpe corsac
corsair {n} /ˈkɔːsɛː/ (privateersman or pirate) :: corsaro {m}, pirata {m}, filibustiere {m}, bucaniere {m}
corselet {n} (thorax) SEE: thorax ::
corseque {n} (pole weapon) :: corsesca {m}
corset {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ).sɪt/ (woman's garment) :: corsetto {m}
Corsica {prop} /ˈkɔɹsɪkə/ (island in the Mediterranean) :: Corsica {f}
Corsican {adj} /ˈkɔːɹsɪkən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Corsica) :: corso
Corsican {n} (person from Corsica or of Corsican descent) :: corso {m}, corsa {f}
Corsican {prop} (language) :: corso {m}
corticonuclear {adj} (Of or pertaining to the cerebral cortex and the motor nuclei) :: corticonucleare
corticosteroid {n} (corticosteroid) :: corticosteroide {m}
corticotropic {adj} (that stimulates the adrenal cortex) :: corticotropo
cortisol {n} (the steroid hormone hydrocortisone) :: cortisolo {m}
cortisone {n} (corticosteroid hormone) :: cortisone {m}
corundum {n} /kəˈɹʌn.dəm/ (mineral) :: corindone {m}
Corunna {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña ::
coruscation {n} (sudden display of brilliance) :: corruscazione {f}
corvette {n} (modern warship) :: corvetta {f}
corymb {n} /ˈkɒɹɪmb/ (cluster of flowers) :: corimbo {m}
coryza {n} /kəˈɹɑɪ̯.zə/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity) :: coriza {f}
cos {conj} (because) SEE: because ::
Cosenza {prop} (province) :: Cosenza {f}
Cosenza {prop} (town) :: Cosenza {f}
coset {n} (result of applying group operation with fixed element from the parent group on each element of a subgroup) :: classe laterale {f}
cosign {v} /ˈkoʊ.saɪn/ (to sign a document jointly with another person) :: cofirmare
cosignatory {adj} (signed jointly) :: cofirmatario
cosignatory {n} (any of several people who sign a document together) :: cofirmatario {m}
cosigner {n} (cosignatory) SEE: cosignatory ::
cosine {n} /ˈkoʊ.saɪn/ (trigonometric function) :: coseno {m}
co-sister-in-law {n} :: concognata
Cosmas {prop} /ˈkɔzmɑːs/ (given name) :: Cosimo
Cosmatesque {adj} :: cosmatesco
cosmetologist {n} (beautician) :: cosmetologo, cosmetista, estetista, visagista
cosmic {adj} (of or from or pertaining to the cosmos or universe) :: cosmico
Cosmo {prop} (male given name) :: Cosimo, Cosmo
cosmodrome {n} (a site for launching spacecraft) :: cosmodromo {m}
cosmogony {n} /kɒzˈmɒɡəni/ (the study of the origin of the universe) :: cosmogonia {f}
cosmographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmography) :: cosmografico
cosmological {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmology, or to the overall structure of the universe) :: cosmologico
cosmology {n} (study of the physical universe) :: cosmologia {f}
cosmonaut {n} (an astronaut, especially a Russian or Soviet one, see also: astronaut) :: cosmonauta
cosmopolitan {adj} /ˌkɑz.məˈpɑl.ɪ.tən/ (at ease in any part of the world) :: cosmopolita
cosmos {n} /ˈkɑz.moʊs/ (the universe) :: cosmo {m}
cosmotron {n} (proton synchrotron) :: cosmotrone {m}
cosplay {n} /ˈkɑspleɪ/ (subculture centered on dressing as characters) :: cosplay {m} {m-p}
cosplay {v} (to costume oneself as a character) :: fare un cosplay
Cossack {n} /ˈkɒsˌæk/ (member of a population) :: cosacco {m}
cosset {v} /ˈkɒsɪt/ (to treat like a pet) :: coccolare
cost {v} /ˈkɔst/ (to incur a charge, a price) :: costare
cost {n} (amount of money, time, etc.) :: costo {m}, spesa {f}
costa {n} (rib) SEE: rib ::
costal {adj} (pertaining to a rib) :: costale
Costa Rica {prop} /ˌkoʊ.stə ˈɹi.kə/ (country) :: Costa Rica
costly {adj} (expensive) :: costoso, caro
costume {n} /ˈkɑs.t(j)uːm/ (dress of a particular country, period or people) :: costume {m}
cosubstrate {n} (coenzyme) :: cosubstrato {m}
cosy {adj} /ˈkoʊzi/ (affording comfort and warmth) :: accogliente
cot {n} /kɑt/ (portable or temporary bed) :: branda, lettino da campo
cot {n} (bed for children) :: greppia {f}, presepe {m}
cot {n} (homestead) :: casolare, capanna {f}, casupola {f}
cot {n} (finger cover to prevent static discharge) :: ditale {m}
cot {n} (folding bed) SEE: camp bed ::
coterie {n} (exclusive group) SEE: clique ::
cotidal {adj} (relating to locations where tides occur at the same time of the day) :: cotidale
cottage {n} /ˈkɑtɪdʒ/ (A small house; a cot; a hut) :: casolare, rustico {m}
cottage cheese {n} (cheese curd product) :: fiocchi di latte {m-p}
cotton {n} /ˈkɑt.n̩/ (plant) :: cotone {m}
cotton {n} (fiber) :: cotone {m}
cotton {n} (fabric) :: (di) cotone {m}
cotton {adj} (made of cotton) :: di cotone
cotton candy {n} (cotton candy) SEE: candy floss ::
cotton swab {n} (a small wad of cotton wrapped around the end of a small rod) :: cotton fioc {m}, bastoncino cotonato {m}, nettaorecchi {m}, pulisciorecchi {m}
cotton wool {n} (raw fibers of cotton) :: cotone {m}, bambagia
cotton wool {n} (absorbent cotton) :: ovatta {f}, cotone idrofilo {m}, bambagia
cotyledon {n} /kɒtɪˈliːdn̩/ (leaf of the embryo of a seed-bearing plant) :: cotiledone {m}
couch {n} /kaʊtʃ/ (furniture for seating of more than one person) :: canapè {m}, divano {m}, sofà {m}
couch {v} (lie down (on a couch)) :: [su un divano or su un sofa] sdraiarsi
cougar {n} /ˈkuɡɚ/ (Puma concolor) :: puma {m}
cough {v} /kɔf/ (push air from the lungs) :: tossire
cough {v} (make a noise like a cough) :: tossire
cough {n} (expulsion of air from the lungs) :: tosse {f}, colpo di tosse {m}
cough {n} (condition that causes one to cough) :: tosse {f}
could I see the menu, please {phrase} (said to ask for a menu) :: posso vedere il menu, per favore?
coulomb {n} /ˈkuː.lɒm/ (unit of electrical charge) :: coulomb
coumarin {n} /ˈkuːməɹɪn/ (aromatic compound) :: cumarina {f}
council {n} /ˈkaʊn.səl/ (committee that leads or governs) :: consiglio {m}
Council of Europe {prop} (an international organisation, see also: CoE) :: Consiglio d'Europa
counsel {n} /ˈkaʊn.səl/ (advice) :: consiglio {m}
counsel {n} (lawyer) :: avvocato {m}
count {v} /kaʊnt/ (to enumerate or determine number) :: contare
count {v} (to be of significance; to matter) :: contare
count {n} (the act of counting) :: conto {m}, conteggio {m}, calcolo {m}
count {n} (the result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set) :: totale {m}, numero
count {n} (ruler of a county (m)) :: conte
countable {adj} /ˈkʰaʊn(ɾ)əbɫ̩]/ (capable of being counted, having a quantity) :: enumerabile
countable {adj} (math: having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers) :: finito o numerabile , [uncommon anglicism] contabile
countable {adj} (grammar: freely used with numbers and the definite article) :: numerabile
countable set {n} (set that is countable) :: insieme numerabile {m}
count angels on pinheads {v} (to spend time on fruitless intellectual matters) :: discutere del sesso degli angeli
countdown {n} /ˈkaʊntˌdaʊn/ (a count backward to the time of some event) :: conto alla rovescia {m}
Count Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire) :: Conte Dracula {m}
countenance {n} /ˈkaʊn.tɪ.nəns/ (face) :: sembianza {f}, apparenza {f}, espressione {f}
counter- {prefix} (in opposition to) :: contro-
counter {n} /ˈkaʊntɚ/ (object used in counting) :: contatore
counter {n} (table or board on which business is transacted) :: bancone
counter {n} (computing: variable etc. for keeping count) :: contatore {m}
counter {adv} (contrary, in opposition; in an opposite direction) :: contro
counter {v} (to contradict, oppose) :: contraddire
counter {v} (to take action in response to) :: contrastare
counter-attack {n} (an attack made in response to an attack by the opponents) :: contrattacco
counter-attack {v} (attack in response to an attack by opponents) :: contrattaccare
counterclaim {n} (a suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary to the original complaint) :: controreclamo {m}, controrichiesta {f}
counterclockwise {adj} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
countercurrent {n} (Current that flows against the prevailing one) :: corrente contraria {f}, controcorrente {f}
counterelectromotive {adj} (describing the force of the voltage in an inductive circuit) :: controelettromotrice
counter-ermine {n} :: contrarmellino {m}
counterespionage {n} (activities to prevent spying) :: controspionaggio {m}
counterexample {n} (instance of the falsity) :: controesempio {m}
counterfacade {n} :: controfacciata {f}
counterfactual {adj} /ˌkaʊntɚˈfæktʃuəl/ (contrary to the facts) :: controfattuale
counterfeit {adj} /ˈkaʊn.tɚˌfɪt/ (intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine) :: contraffazione, falso
counterfeit {adj} (unauthentic) :: contraffazione, falso
counterfeit {n} (fake) :: contraffazione {f}, falso {m}, imitazione {f}
counterfeit {v} (To produce something that appears to be official or valid) :: contraffare, falsificare
counterfeit {n} (counterfeiter) SEE: counterfeiter ::
counterfeiter {n} (a person who counterfeits) :: contraffattore {m}, falsario {m}
counterflory {adj} :: contrafiordalisato, contrafiorito
counterfoil {n} (the part of a cheque that is retained in the chequebook as a record) :: matrice {f}
counterintelligence {n} (counterintelligence) SEE: counterespionage ::
counterinterpretation {n} :: controinterpretazione {f}
countermand {n} /ˌkaʊntəˈmɑːnd/ (an order to the contrary of a previous one) :: contrordine {m}
countermarch {n} (a march back along the same route) :: contromarcia {f}
countermarch {v} (to march back along the same route) :: contromarciare
counter-offensive {n} (attack made in response to a previous offensive) :: controffensiva {f}
counterpane {n} (topmost covering of a bed) SEE: bedspread ::
counterpoint {n} ((music) a melody added to an existing one) :: contrappunto {m}
counterpower {n} :: contropotere {m}
counter-rampant {adj} :: controrampante
Counter-Reformation {prop} (period of Roman Catholic revival that aimed to combat the Reformation) :: controriforma {f}
countersign {v} (add a second signature) :: controfirmare
countersubject {n} (countersubject) :: controsoggetto {m}
countertendency {n} (contrary tendency) :: controtendenza {f}
countertenor {n} (adult male singer) :: contraltista {m}
countertenor {n} :: controtenore
counter-terrorism {n} (measures intended to combat or reduce terrorist activities) :: antiterrorismo {m}
countess {n} /ˈkaʊntɨs/ (wife of a count or earl) :: contessa {f}
counting glass {n} (magnifying glass used to count the density of threads) :: contafili {m}
countless {adj} (too many to count, innumerable) :: innumerevole, incalcolabile, innumerabile
count on {v} (rely upon, trust, or expect) :: contare (su)
country {n} /ˈkʌntɹi/ (region of land) :: paese {m}, landa {f}
country {n} (nation state) :: paese {m}, nazione {f}, patria {f}
country {n} (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city) :: campo {f}, campagna {f}
country {adj} (of, from or pertaining to the countryside (adjective)) :: di campagna, rurale
country bumpkin {n} (unsophisticated person from a rural area) :: buzzurro {m}
countryman {n} /ˈkʌntɹimən/ (somebody from one's own country) :: connazionale {m} {f}
country music {n} (style of music) :: liscio {m}, musica da ballo
countryside {n} /ˈkʌn.tɹiˌsaɪd/ (a rural landscape) :: campagna {f}
countryside {n} (a rural area, or the rural part of a larger area) :: campagna {f}
county {n} /ˈkaʊnti/ (land ruled by a count or countess) :: contea {f}, contado {m}
county {n} (administrative region of various countries) :: contea {f}
coup {n} (coup d'état) SEE: coup d'état ::
coup de grâce {n} /ku də ɡɹɑs/ (final blow) :: colpo di grazia {m}
coup d'état {n} /ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/ (sudden overthrow of a government) :: colpo di stato {m}
couple {n} /ˈkʌpəl/ (two partners) :: coppia {f}
couple {n} (two of the same kind considered together) :: coppia {f}, paio {m}
couple {n} (a small number of) :: paio {m}
couple {v} (to join together) :: agganciare, accoppiare
coupling {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
coupon {n} /ˈkuːˌpɑn/ (interest payment made or due on a bond) :: cedola {f}
courage {n} /ˈkʌɹɪdʒ/ (quality of a confident character) :: coraggio {m}
courageous {adj} (brave) SEE: brave ::
courageous {adj} (of an action, that requires courage) :: coraggioso
courgette {n} /kʊɹˈʒɛt/ (a small marrow/squash) :: zucchina {f}, zucchino {m}
courier {n} /ˈkʊɹ.i.ɚ/ (person who delivers messages) :: corriere {m}
courier {n} (company that delivers messages) :: corriere {m}
Courish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Courland) SEE: Curonian ::
Courland {prop} (region in western Latvia) :: Curlandia
Courlandish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Courland) SEE: Curonian ::
course {n} /kɔːs/ (learning program) :: corso {m}
course {n} (stage of a meal) :: portata
course {n} (itinerary of a race) :: percorso, itinerario {m}
course {n} (sports: trajectory of a ball etc.) :: traiettoria {f}
course {n} (nautical: direction of movement of a vessel) :: rotta {f}
course {n} (intended passage of voyage) :: rotta {f}
course {n} (masonry: row of bricks) :: fila {f}
course {n} :: corso {m}
course {v} (Flow) :: scorrere
course {v} (Pursue) :: braccare
course {n} (golf course) SEE: golf course ::
course {n} (menses) SEE: menses ::
course {n} (path taken by a flow of water) SEE: watercourse ::
court {n} /kɔɹt/ (enclosed space; a courtyard) :: cortile {m}
court {n} (residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary) :: corte {f}
court {n} (hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered) :: corte {f}, tribunale {f}
court {n} (place for playing the game of tennis and some other ball games) :: campo {m}
court {v} (to attempt to win over) :: corteggiare, fare la corte
courteous {adj} /ˈkɝti.əs/ (showing regard for others) :: cortese
courtesan {n} /ˈkɔɹtɪzən/ (woman of court) :: cortigiana {f}
courtesan {n} (high-status prostitute) :: prostituta {f}
courtesy {n} /ˈkɜːtəsi/ (polite behavior) :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {n} (polite gesture or remark) :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {n} (consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence) :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {adj} (given or done as a polite gesture) :: di cortesia {f}
courthouse {n} (public building housing courts of law) :: palazzo di giustizia
courtier {n} /ˈkɔɹtiɚ/ (attendant at a royal court) :: cortigiano {m}
court jester {n} (person who amused a medieval court) :: giullare {m}, buffone {m}, affabulatore {m}, affabulatrice {f}, buffone di corte {m}
courtliness {n} (the quality of being courtly) :: cortigianeria {f}
courtly love {n} :: amor cortese {m}
court of cassation {n} (the highest court of appeal) :: corte suprema di cassazione {f}
courtship {n} (act of wooing in love) :: corteggiamento
courtyard {n} /ˈkɔɹt.jɑɹd/ (unroofed walled area) :: cortile, corte {f}
couscoussier {n} :: couscoussiera {f}
cousin {n} /ˈkʌz.ɪn/ (nephew or niece of a parent) :: cugino {m}, cugina {f}
cousinhood {n} (state of being cousins) SEE: cousinship ::
cousinship {n} (state of being cousins) :: cuginanza {f}
covalent {adj} /koʊveɪlənt/ (containing or characterized by a covalent bond) :: covalente
covalent bond {n} /koʊveɪlənt bɒnd/ (bond in which atoms are connected by shared pairs of electrons) :: legame covalente {m}
covalently {adv} (using covalent bonds) :: covalentemente
covariance {n} (statistical measure) :: covarianza {f}
cove {n} /koʊv/ (small coastal inlet, especially one having high cliffs protecting vessels from prevailing winds) :: calanca {f}
covenant {n} /ˈkʌv.ən.ənt/ (binding agreement) :: patto {m}, accordo solenne {m}, contratto {m}, convenzione {f}, alleanza {f}
covenant {n} (incidental clause) :: clausola accessoria {f}, clausola secondaria {f}
covenant {v} (to enter into a covenant) :: accordarsi, impegnarsi, convenzionarsi, allearsi
covenant {v} (to enter a formal agreement) :: stipulare, convenire, stilare un accordo, sottoscrivere, concludere, contrarre
coventrate {v} (devastate by heavy bombing) :: coventrizzare
cover {n} /ˈkʌvɚ/ (lid) :: coperto {m}, coperchio {m}
cover {n} (hiding) :: copertura {f}, nascondiglio {m}
cover {n} (front and back of a book or a magazine) :: copertina {f}
cover {n} (top sheet) :: coperta {f}, lenzuolo piano {m}, copriletto {m}
cover {n} (cover charge) :: coperto {m}
cover {n} (setting at a restaurant table) :: coperto {m}
cover {v} (to conceal or protect) :: coprire, nascondere
cover {v} (mention) :: coprire
cover {v} (protect by shooting) :: coprire
cover {v} (copulate) :: coprire
cover {n} (music: rerecording of a previously recorded song) SEE: cover version ::
coverage {n} /ˈkʌv.əɹ.ɪdʒ/ (average number of reads representing a given nucleotide) :: copertura
coverall {n} (loose-fitting garment) :: tuta {f}
coveralls {n} (coverall) SEE: coverall ::
cover charge {n} (amount of money to be paid for entering a bar or restaurant) :: ingresso {m}
cover charge {n} (amount of money added to a restaurant bill in lieu of tips) :: pane e coperto, coperto {m}
covered {adj} /kʌvɜːd/ (overlaid or enclosed within something) :: coperto
cover someone's ass {v} (ensure that a person is not blamed or punished) :: pararsi il culo
cover song {n} (cover version) SEE: cover version ::
cover version {n} (rerecording of a song) :: cover {f}
covet {v} /ˈkʌvɪt/ (to wish for with eagerness) :: concupire, bramare
coveted {adj} (highly sought-after) :: desiderato {m}, ambito {m}, agognato {m}
covey {n} /ˈkʌvi/ (A group of 8-12 (or more) quail) :: covata {f}, nidiata {f}, stormo {m}
covey {n} (A brood of partridges, grouse, etc.) :: covata {f}, nidiata {f}
covey {n} (A party or group (of persons or things)) :: comitiva {f}, gruppo {m}, raggruppamento {m}
covey {n} /ˈkoʊvi/ (slang: a man) :: tizio {m}, tipo {m}
cow {n} /kaʊ/ (female domesticated ox or other bovine) :: vacca {f}, mucca {f}
cow {n} (any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age) :: bovino {m}
cow {n} (female of various species of mammal) :: vacca {f}, [of any bovine] mucca {f}, [of the seal, whale, manatee, etc.] femmina {f}, [of the elephant] elefantessa {f}
cow {n} (derogatory: despicable woman) :: stronza {f}, bastarda {f}, vacca {f}
coward {n} /ˈkaʊɚd/ (a person who lacks courage) :: codardo, pusillanime, vigliacco, vile, coniglio {m}
cowardice {n} /ˈkaʊədɪs/ (the lack of courage) :: codardia, viltà, pusillanimità, vigliaccheria
cowardly {adj} /ˈkaʊədli/ (showing cowardice) :: codardo, pusillanime, vigliacco, vile
cowardly {adv} (in the manner of a coward) :: vigliaccamente, pusillanimamente, vilmente
cowbell {n} /ˈkaʊˌbɛl/ (musical instrument) :: campanaccio {m}
cowboy {n} /ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ/ (person who tends cattle) :: mandriano {m}, vaccaio {m}, vaccaro {m}
cow eyes {n} (a secretive, pining look, or humble doting glance) :: occhi vitulini {m-p}
cowgirl {n} (A woman who tends free-range cattle) :: mandriana {f}
cowherd {n} (a person who herds cattle) :: vaccaio {m}, boaro {m}, bovaro {m}
cowl {n} /kaʊl/ (monk's hood or robe) :: cappuccio {m}
coworker {n} (somebody with whom one works; a companion or workmate) :: collega {m} {f}
cowper {n} (cooper) SEE: cooper ::
Cowper's fluid {n} (pre-ejaculate) SEE: pre-ejaculate ::
cowrie {n} (cowry) SEE: cowry ::
cowry {n} /kaʊɹi/ (any mollusc of the genus Cypraea) :: ciprea {f}
cowshed {n} (place for cows) :: stalla {f}
coxed {adj} (past of cox) :: con timoniere
coxitis {n} (inflammation of the hip joint) :: coxite {f}
coxless {adj} (not having a cox) :: senza timoniere
coy {adj} /kɔɪ/ (bashful, shy) :: timido {m}
coy {adj} (archaic: quiet, reserved, modest) :: schivo
coy {adj} (reluctant to give details about something sensitive) :: modesto {m}
coyote {n} /kəˈjoʊti/ (canine) :: coyote {m}, coiote {m}
coypu {n} (Myocastor coypus) :: nutria {f}
cozy {adj} /ˈkoʊzi/ (affording comfort and warmth) :: accogliente
C-pop {n} (Mandopop) SEE: Mandopop ::
CPSU {prop} :: PCUS
crab {n} /kɹæb/ (crustacean) :: granchio {m}
crab canon {n} (crab canon) :: canone cancrizzante {m}
crack {v} /kɹæk/ (to cause to make a sharp sound) :: stonare
crack {n} (thin space opened in a previously solid material) :: crepa
crack {n} (any sharp sound) :: stecca {f}
crack {n} (attempt at something) SEE: try ::
crackdown {n} (increased enforcement) :: giro di vite, misura restrittiva, repressione {f}
cracker {n} (firecracker) SEE: firecracker ::
cracker {n} (northern pintail) SEE: northern pintail ::
crackle {n} (a fizzing, popping sound) :: crepitio, scoppiettio
crackle {v} (make a fizzing sound) :: crepitare
crack of dawn {n} (sunrise) SEE: sunrise ::
crackpot {n} (crazy person) :: svitato {m}, folle
crackpot {adj} (eccentric or impractical) :: folle
Cracow {prop} /ˈkɹækaʊ/ (city) :: Cracovia {f}
-cracy {suffix} /-kɹəsi/ (rule) :: -crazia {f}
cradle {n} /ˈkɹeɪdəl/ (oscillating bed for a baby) :: culla {f}
cradle {n} (figuratively: place of origin) :: culla {f}
cradle {v} (to rock (a baby to sleep)) :: cullare
cradle cap {n} (form of seborrheic dermatitis) :: crosta lattea {f}
cradle song {n} (lullaby) SEE: lullaby ::
craft {n} (device; means; art) SEE: device ::
craft {n} (strength; power; might) SEE: strength ::
craftiness {n} (skill in deception, slyness) :: astuzia
craftsman {n} (male artisan) :: artéfice
crafty {adj} /ˈkɹæfti/ (dexterous) :: ingegnoso, destro, fantasioso
crafty {adj} (cunning, wily) :: furbo
crag {n} /kɹæɡ/ (a rocky outcrop) :: costone {m}, dirupo {m}, strapiombo {m}, precipizio {m}
Cramer's rule {n} (the explicit formula) :: regola di Cramer {f}
cramp {n} /kɹæmp/ (painful contraction of a muscle) :: crampo {m}
cramp {n} (clamp for carpentry or masonry) SEE: clamp ::
cramponned {adj} :: cramponato
cranberry {n} /ˈkɹænb(ə)ɹɪ/ (berry) :: ossicocco {m}, mirtillo palustre {m}
cranberry juice {n} (the unfermented juice of squeezed cranberries) :: succo di mirtillo {m}
crane {n} /kɹeɪn/ (bird) :: gru {f}
crane {n} (machinery) :: gru {f}
crane {v} (to extend (one's neck)) :: allungare (il collo)
cranefly {n} /ˈkɹeɪnˌflaɪ/ (fly of the suborder Tipulomorpha) :: tipula {f}
cranial {adj} /ˈkɹeɪni.əl/ (of or relating to the cranium, or to the skull) :: cranico
craniectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: craniectomia {f}
craniology {n} (the study of the physical characteristics of the human skull) :: craniologia {f}
cranium {n} (skull) SEE: skull ::
cranium {n} /ˈkɹeɪni.əm/ (braincase) :: cranio {m}
crank {n} (methamphetamine) SEE: methamphetamine ::
cranked {adj} (Formed with, or having, a crank) :: a gomito
crap {n} /kɹæp/ (husk of grain) :: crusca {f}
crap {n} (something of poor quality) :: schifezza {f}, porcheria {f}, cesso {m}, ciofeca {f}, schifo {m}
crap {n} (nonsense) :: sciocchezza {f}, cagata {f}, stronzata {f}, cazzata {f}, cacata {f}
crap {n} (feces) :: schifezza, escrementi {p}, merda, cacca {f}
crape myrtle {n} (tree) :: lagerstroemia {f}
crash {n} /kɹæʃ/ (vehicle accident) :: incidente {m}, scontro {m}
crash {n} (computer malfunction) :: blocco {m}
crash {n} (loud sound) :: fracasso {m}
crash {n} (sudden large decline of business) :: crollo {m}
crash {v} (slang: to turn up without having been invited) :: imbucarsi
crash course {n} (quick, intense course) :: corso accelerato
crasis {n} /ˈkɹeɪsɪs/ (contraction of a vowel at the end of a word with the start of the next word) :: crasi {f}
crass {adj} /kɹæs/ (coarse; crude; not refined, insensitive) :: grossolano
crate {n} /kɹeɪt/ (box or basket) :: cesto {m}
crater {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.tɚ/ (astronomy: hemispherical pit) :: cratere {m}
crater {n} (geology: opening of a volcano) :: cratere {m}
crater {n} (pit left by an explosion) :: cratere {m}
crave {n} /kɹeɪv/ (to want strongly) :: desiderare
craving {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.vɪŋ/ (strong desire; yearning) :: brama {f}
crawdad {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish ::
crawfish {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish ::
crawl {v} /kɹɔl/ (to move along the ground) :: strisciare, gattonare
crawl {v} (to teem or swarm) :: brulicare
crawl {v} (to swim using crawl stroke) :: nuotare a crawl
crawl {n} (swimming stroke) :: crawl
crawler {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant ::
crayfish {n} /ˈkɹeɪˌfɪʃ/ (freshwater crustacean resembling lobster) :: aragosta {f}, gambero {m}, gambero di fiume {m}
crayon {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.ɒn/ (colored chalk or wax) :: pastello {m}
craze {v} /kɹeɪz/ (to be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane) :: impazzire
crazy {adj} /ˈkɹeɪzi/ (insane, demented) :: pazzo, matto
crazy {adj} :: pazzo
crèche {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene ::
Córdoba {prop} /ˈkɔːɹdəbə/ (city) :: Cordova
creak {n} /kɹiːk/ (the sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking) :: cric {m}, scricchiolio {m}
creak {v} (to make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound) :: scricchiolare
cream {n} /kɹiːm/ (oily part of milk) :: panna {f}
cream {n} (colour) :: crema {m}
cream {n} (the best part) :: crema {f}
cream {n} (product to apply to the skin) :: crema {f}
cream {n} (vulgar slang) :: sbobba {f}
cream of tartar {n} (potassium hydrogen tartrate) :: cremortartaro {m}
creamometer {n} (instrument) :: cremometro {m}
cream puff {n} (hollow pastry filled with cream or custard) :: bignè {m}, bignè alla panna {m}, bignè alla crema {m}
creamy {adj} /ˈkɹiːmi/ (of food or drink, having the taste or texture of cream) :: cremoso {m}, cremosa {f}
creamy {adj} (of any liquid, having the texture of cream) :: cremoso {m}, cremosa {f}
crease {n} /kɹiːs/ (mark made by folding) :: piega {f}, grinza {f}
create {v} /kɹiːˈeɪt/ (to put into existence) :: creare
create {v} :: creare
creatine kinase {n} (enzyme) :: creatinchinasi {f}
creation {n} /kɹiːˈeɪʃən/ (something created such as an invention or artwork) :: creazione {f}
creation {n} (act of creation) :: creazione {f}
creation {n} ((Biblical) all which exists) :: creazione, creato {m}
creationism {n} (any creationary theory or belief system) :: creazionismo {m}
creationist {n} (a proponent or supporter of creationism) :: creazionista {m} {f}
creationist {adj} (of or relating to creationism) :: creazionista, creazionistico
creationistic {adj} (of or pertaining to creationism) :: creazionistico, creazionista
creative {adj} /kɹiˈeɪtɪv/ (having the ability to create) :: creativo
creative {adj} (original, expressive, and imaginative) :: creativo
creative {n} (person directly involved in a creative marketing process) :: creativo {m}, creativa {f}
creative {n} :: creativo {m}, creativa {f}
creator {n} /kɹiˈeɪtɚ/ (one who creates) :: creatore {m}
creature {n} /ˈkɹiːt͡ʃə/ (living being) :: creatura {f}
credit {n} /ˈkɹɛdɪt/ (reliance on the truth of something said or done) :: credito {m}
credit {n} (recognition and respect) :: credito {m}
credit {n} (acknowledgement of a contribution) :: riconoscimento {m}
credit {n} (privilege of delayed payment) :: credito {m}
credit {n} (accounting: amount added to an account) :: credito {m}
credit card {n} (card connected to a credit account used to buy goods or services) :: carta di credito {f}
creditee {n} :: accreditatario {m}
creditor {n} (a person to whom a debt is owed) :: creditore {m}
credit transfer {n} (method of payment) :: giroconto {m}, bancogiro {m}, trasferimento bancario {m}, bonifico {m}
creed {n} /kɹiːd/ (that which is believed) :: credo {m}
creek {n} /kɹik/ (small inlet or bay) :: calanca {f}
creek {n} (stream of water) :: ruscello, rivo {m}
creel {n} /kɹiːl/ (basket) :: nassa {f}
creep {n} /kɹiːp/ (movement of something that creeps) :: strisciare {m}
creep {n} (slight displacement) :: scorrimento, spostamento, deriva
creep {n} (geology: imperceptible downslope movement of surface) :: scollamento
creep {n} (informal: annoyingly unpleasant person) :: antipatico {m}, ruffiano, lecchino
creep {v} (to move slowly with the abdomen close to the ground) SEE: crawl ::
creeper {n} /ˈkɹipɚ/ (person or thing that creeps) :: persona che si trascina, persona che si muove furtivamente
creeper {n} (device for children) :: girello
creeper {n} (plant) :: pianta rampicante, pianta strisciante
creeper {n} (grapnel) :: raffio, rampino, ancorotto
cremate {v} /ˈkɹimeɪt/ (incinerate a body) :: cremare
cremation {n} (burning) :: cremazione {f}
crematorium {n} /kɹɛməˈtɔːɹɪəm/ (place where dead bodies are cremated) :: crematorio {m}
crematory {n} (crematorium) SEE: crematorium ::
Cremona {prop} (province) :: Cremona {f}
Cremona {prop} (town) :: Cremona {f}
crenate {adj} /ˈkɹiː.neɪt/ (scalloped) :: crenato
crenate {n} (salt or ester of crenic acid) :: crenato {m}
crenic acid {n} (any of a group of poorly characterized acids found in humus) :: acido crenico
crenotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of mud, mineral waters and steam) :: crenoterapia {f}
creodont {n} (member of Creodonta) :: creodonto {m}
creole {n} /ˈkɹioʊl/ (lect formed from two languages) :: creolo
Creole {n} /ˈkɹiˌoʊl/ (descendant of white settlers born in colonized country) :: creolo
creolin {n} (fraction of coal tar containing cresols) :: creolina {f}
creosol {n} (2-methoxy-4-methylphenol) :: creosolo {m}
creperie {n} (restaurant that specializes in crêpes) :: creperia {f}
crepon {n} (thin fabric made from silk or fine wool) :: crépon {m}
crepuscular {adj} /kɹəˈpʌskjələɹ/ (of or relating to twilight) :: crepuscolare
crepuscular {adj} (active at or around dusk, dawn or twilight) :: crepuscolare, crepuscolare
crepuscule {n} /ˈkɹɛpʊskjuːl/ (twilight) :: crepuscolo {m}
crescendo {n} /kɹɪˈʃɛn.doʊ/ (music: instruction to play gradually more loudly) :: crescendo {m}
crescendo {n} (figuratively: gradual increase) :: crescendo {m}
crescent {n} /ˈkɹɛs.n̩t/ (figure of the moon) :: crescente, falce {f}
crescent {n} (curved pastry) :: cornetto {m}
crescent {adj} (marked by an increase) :: crescente
cress {n} /kɹɛs/ (a plant) :: crescione {m}
crest {n} /kɹɛst/ (animal’s or bird’s tuft) :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (plume) :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (heraldic bearing) :: timbro {m}, cimiero {m}
crest {n} (horse's neck) :: crine {m}, criniera {f}
crest {n} (ridge or top of a wave) :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (summit) :: cresta {f}
crested tit {n} (bird of the tit family) :: cincia dal ciuffo {f}
Crete {prop} (island) :: Creta {f}
cretin {n} /ˈkɹɛtən/ (pejorative: an idiot) :: cretino {m}
cretinous {adj} (very stupid) :: cretino {m}, cretina {f}
crevasse {n} /kɹəˈvæs/ (a crack or fissure in a glacier or snow field) :: crepaccio
crevice {n} /ˈkɹɛvɪs/ (narrow crack) :: fessura {f}, fenditura {f}, crepa {f}
crew {n} /kɹuː/ (group of people operating a large facility or piece of equipment) :: squadra {f}
crew {n} (non-officer nautical personnel) :: ciurma {f}, equipaggio {m}
crew {n} (group of people working on common task) :: squadra {f}
crew {n} (arts: non-actor members of a theatrical stage production) :: troupe {f}, staff {m}
crew {n} (informal: group of friends or associates) :: banda {f}, cricca {f}, folla {f}, gente {f}
crib {n} (a child's bed) SEE: cot ::
crib {n} /kɹɪb/ (a baby’s bed with high sides) :: culla {f}
crib {n} (a feeding trough for animals) :: greppia {f}, mangiatoia {f}
crib {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene ::
crib note {n} (concealed reminder) SEE: cheat sheet ::
cribrose {adj} (perforated like a sieve) :: cribroso
crib sheet {n} (cheat sheet) SEE: cheat sheet ::
crick {n} (muscular cramp or spasm) :: torcicollo {m} [crick of the neck]
cricket {n} /ˈkɹɪk.ɪt/ (insect) :: grillo {m}
cricket {n} (game) :: cricket {m}
cricket {n} (fair and sportsmanlike act) :: fair play {m}
crikey {interj} (exclamation of astonishment) :: cribbio, perbacco, dannazione, osteria, alla faccia
crime {n} /kɹaɪm/ (act violating the law) :: crimine {m}, delitto {m}, reato {m}
crime {n} (practice or habit of committing crimes) :: criminalità {f}
Crimea {prop} /kɹaɪˈmiːə/ (peninsula, see also: Crimean peninsula) :: Crimea {f}
Crimean {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea ::
Crimean {prop} (Crimean peninsula) SEE: Crimean peninsula ::
Crimean Gothic {prop} (Eastern Germanic language spoken in Crimea) :: gotico di Crimea {m}
Crimean peninsula {prop} (peninsula, see also: Crimea) :: Penisola di Crimea {f}
Crimean Tatar {prop} (a Turkic language) :: tataro di Crimea {m}
crime doesn't pay {proverb} /kɹaɪm ˈdʌzˌənt peɪ/ (if you a commit a crime you will most likely be punished for it) :: il crimine non paga
criminal {adj} /ˈkɹɪmənəl/ (being against the law) :: criminale {m} {f}
criminal {adj} (guilty of breaking the law) :: criminale {m} {f}
criminal {adj} :: criminale, delittuoso
criminal {n} (person guilty of a crime, breaking the law) :: criminale
criminal law {n} (area of law) :: diritto penale
criminal offence {n} (crime) SEE: crime ::
crimini {n} (mushroom) :: champignon {m}
criminological {adj} (of or pertaining to criminology) :: criminologico
criminologist {n} /ˈkɹɪm.ɪn.ɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (person who practices criminology) :: criminologo {m}, criminologa {f}
criminology {n} (the study of crime and criminals, especially their behaviour) :: criminologia {f}
crimson {n} /ˈkɹɪmzən/ (deep, slightly bluish red) :: cremisi
crimson {adj} (having a deep red colour) :: cremisi
crimson {v} (blush) SEE: blush ::
crimson tide {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
cripple {n} /ˈkɹɪpl/ (person who has severe impairment in his physical abilities) :: storpio, storpia {f}
crippled {adj} (having a physical impediment) :: storpio, zoppo
crisis {n} /ˈkɹaɪsɪs/ (unstable situation in political, social, economic or military affairs) :: crisi {f}
crisis {n} :: crisi {f}
crisp {adj} /kɹɪsp/ (curling in stiff ringlets) :: croccante
crisp {n} (thin slice of potato) SEE: potato crisp ::
crisscross {adv} (crossing one another) :: incrociarsi, intersecarsi
cristate {adj} (having a crest) :: crestato
criterion {n} /kɹaɪˈtɪəɹi.ən/ (standard for comparison and judgment) :: criterio {m}
critical mass {n} (amount of fissile material needed to a nuclear chain reaction) :: massa critica {f}
criticise {v} /ˈkɹɪtɪsaɪz/ (to evaluate) :: criticare, giudicare, valutare
criticise {v} (to find fault) :: criticare
criticism {n} /ˈkɹɪtɪsɪzəm/ (act of criticising) :: critica {f}
criticizable {adj} (able to be criticized) :: criticabile
criticize {v} (to evaluate) SEE: criticise ::
criticize {v} (to find fault) SEE: criticise ::
critter {n} /ˈkɹɪtɚ/ (a creature) :: bestiola {f}, animaletto {m}
crème brûlée {n} /kɹɛm bɹuˈleɪ/ (dessert) :: crème brûlée {f}
croak {n} /kɹoʊk/ (the cry of a frog or toad) :: gracidio {m}
croak {v} (of a frog, to make its cry) :: gracidare
croak {v} (slang: to die) :: crepare
croak {v} (of a raven, to make its cry) :: gracchiare
Croat {n} /kɹəʊæt/ (citizen of Croatia or person of Croatian ethnicity) :: croato {m}, croata {f}
Croatia {prop} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃə/ (country in Europe) :: Croazia
Croatian {prop} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃən/ (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: croato {m}
Croatian Sheepdog {n} (Croatian Sheepdog) :: pastore croato {m}
crochet {n} /kɹoʊˈʃeɪ/ (needlework) :: uncinetto {m}, croscè {m}
crochetwork {n} (crochet) SEE: crochet ::
crock {n} /kɹɒk/ (piece of broken pottery, a shard) :: coccio {m}
crock {n} (old or broken-down vehicle (and formerly a horse)) :: catorcio {m}, rottame {m}
crockery {n} (plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware) :: terraglia {f}, vasellame {m}
crockery {n} (crocks, earthenware vessels, especially domestic utensils) :: coccio {m}
crocodile {n} /ˈkɹɒkədaɪl/ (reptile) :: coccodrillo {m}
crocodile clip {n} (alligator clip) SEE: alligator clip ::
crocodile tear {n} /ˈkɹɑkədaɪl ˌtɪɹ/ (display of tears that is forced or false) :: lacrime di coccodrillo {f-p}
croconic acid {n} :: acide croconique {m}
crocus {n} /ˈkɹoʊ.kəs/ (plant of genus Crocus) :: croco {m}
croft {n} /kɹɔft/ (fenced piece of land) :: podere {m}, campicello {m}, campetto {m}
croissant {n} /kɹəˈsɑnt/ (a flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent) :: brioche {f}, cornetto {m}, croissant {m}, [Swiss Italian] chifer {m}
cromlech {n} /ˈkɹɒmlɛk/ (Welsh dolmen or underground tomb) :: cromlech {m}
crone {n} /kɹoʊn/ (an ugly evil-looking or frightening old woman; a hag) :: strega {f}
crone {n} :: befana {m}
Cronus {prop} (youngest of the twelve Titans) :: Crono {m}
cronut {n} (pastry) :: cronetto
crony capitalism {n} /ˈkɹoʊni ˈkæpɪtəlɪzəm/ (form of economy) :: capitalismo clientelare {m}
cronyism {n} /ˈkɹoʊ.ni.ɪ.zəm/ (favoritism to friends without regard for their qualifications) :: nepotismo {m}
crook {n} /kɹʊk/ (a criminal who steals, lies, cheats or does other dishonest or illegal things) :: furfante {m}, ladro {m}, truffatore {m}
crook {n} (a staff with a hook at one end, particularly one used by shepherds) :: pastorale {m}, vincastro {m}
crooked {adj} /ˈkɹʊkɪd/ (having one or more bends or angles) :: storto, curvo, contorto {m}, ritorto {m}, tortuoso {m}
crooked {adj} (set at an angle) :: torto {m}
crooked {adj} (figurative: dishonest, illegal) :: contorto {m}
crop {n} /kɹɑp/ (plant grown for food) :: coltura {f}, messe {f}
crop {n} (natural production for a specific year) :: raccolto {m}
crop {n} (group, cluster or collection of things) :: mucchio {m}, massa {f}
crop {n} (entire short whip; riding crop) :: frustino {m}
crop {n} (short haircut) :: rapata {f}
crop {n} (part of bird's or animal’s alimentary tract) :: gozzo {m}
crop circle {n} (field of flattened crops) :: cerchio nel grano {m}
crop rotation {n} (farming practice) :: rotazione delle colture {f}
crop up {v} (to occur) :: saltare fuori
croquet {n} (croquette) SEE: croquette ::
croquet mallet {n} :: mazza da croquet {f}
croquette {n} /kɹoʊˈkɛt/ (food) :: crocchetta {f}
crosier {n} /ˈkɹoʊʒɚ/ (staff of a bishop or abbot) :: bastone pastorale {m}, pastorale {m}
cross {n} /kɹɔs/ (geometrical figure) :: croce {f}
cross {n} (in heraldry) :: croce {f}
cross {n} (wooden post with a perpendicular beam, used for crucifixion) :: croce {f}
cross {n} (definite: the cross on which Christ was crucified) :: croce
cross {n} (biology: animal or plant produced by crossbreeding or cross-fertilization) :: incrocio {m}
cross {n} (hook thrown over opponent's punch) :: cross {m}
cross {n} (football kick) :: diagonale
cross {adj} (angry, annoyed) :: irritato, arrabbiato
cross {v} (go from one side of something to the other) :: attraversare
cross {v} (contradict or frustrate the plans of) :: intralciare, ostacolare
cross {prep} (across) SEE: across ::
crossbeam {n} (a horizontal structural beam; a girder) :: traversa {f}
crossbill {n} (finch of the genus Loxia) :: crociere
crossbow {n} /ˈkɹɒsbəʊ/ (mechanised weapon based on the bow) :: balestra {f}
crossbowman {n} (someone equipped with a crossbow) :: balestriere {m}
crossbreed {n} /ˈkɹɑːsˌbɹiːd/ (organism produced by mating of individuals of different varieties or breeds) :: incrocio {m}, ibrido {m}, meticcio {m}
crosseyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward, especially involuntarily) :: strabico
cross-eyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward) :: strabico
crossfire {n} /ˈkɹɔːsfaɪɹ/ (lines of fire) :: fuoco incrociato {m}
crosshatch {n} (pattern of crossing lines) :: tratteggiatura {f}, tratteggio {m}
crosshatch {v} (to mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern) :: tratteggiare, ombreggiare
crosshead {n} (metal beam) :: testacroce {m}, testa a croce
crossing {n} /ˈkɹɔsɪŋ/ (intersection where roads, lines, or tracks cross) :: incrocio {m}
crossing {n} (voyage across a body of water) :: traversata {f}
crossing {n} (graph theory) :: incrocio {m}
cross-legged {adj} (having one leg over and across the other) :: a gambe incrociate
cross-link {n} (a link between adjacent chains of a polymer) :: reticolazione {f}
cross one's fingers {v} (put the middle finger across the index finger) :: incrociare le dita
cross one's fingers {v} (do this or a similar gesture to wish for good luck) :: incrociare le dita
cross out {v} (to strike out) :: sbarrare, depennare
cross-platform {adj} (designed to work on various operating systems) :: multipiattaforma {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
cross product {n} (vector product) SEE: vector product ::
crossroad {n} (crossroads) SEE: crossroads ::
crossroads {n} (intersection) :: incrocio {m}, crocicchio {m}
crossroads {n} (decisive turning point) :: bivio {m}, punto di svolta {m}
cross section {n} (section formed by a plane cutting through an object) :: spaccato {m}
cross-sectional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a cross section) :: trasversale
cross-stitch {n} (embroidery or needlework) :: punto croce {m}
cross swords {v} (to fight with someone) SEE: duel ::
cross that bridge when one comes to it {v} (deal with something only when it arises) :: ce ne preoccuperemo quando sarà il momento opportuno
cross the line {v} (overstep a boundary) :: superare il limite
cross the Rubicon {v} (to make an irreversible decision) :: passare il Rubicone
cross vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: volta a crociera {f}
crosswalk {n} (place where pedestrians can cross a street) :: strisce pedonali {f-p}
crossword {n} (word puzzle) :: cruciverba {m}, parole crociate {f-p}
crossword puzzle {n} (crossword) SEE: crossword ::
crotch {n} /kɹɑtʃ/ (area of a person’s body) :: cavallo {m}
crotchet {n} (musical note) :: semiminima {f}
Crotone {prop} :: Crotone {f}
crotonic acid {n} (an unsaturated organic acid) :: acido crotonico {m}
crouch {v} /kɹaʊt͡ʃ/ (to bend down) :: accovacciarsi
croup {v} (to croak) SEE: croak ::
crouton {n} /ˈkɹuːtɑːn/ (small piece of bread) :: crostino {m}
crow {n} /kɹoʊ/ (any bird of the genus Corvus) :: cornacchia {f}, corvo
crow {n} (bar of iron) :: piede di porco
crowbar {n} /ˈkɹoʊˌbɑɹ/ (iron or steel bar used as a lever to manually force things apart) :: piede di porco {m}, palanchino {m}
crowd {n} /kɹaʊd/ (group of people) :: folla {f}, turba {f}, torma {f}, fiumana {f}, stuolo {m}, massa {f}, moltitudine {f}
crowd {n} (group of things) :: mucchio {m}
crowded {adj} /ˈkɹaʊdɪd/ (containing too many of something) :: affollato {m}, gremito {m}
crowdfunding {n} (pooling of money for a common goal) :: finanziamento collettivo {m}
crowfoot {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup ::
crown {n} /kɹaʊn/ (royal headdress) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (representation of such a headdress) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (wreath or band for the head) :: serto, ghirlanda
crown {n} (topmost part of of the head) :: cocuzzolo {m}, calotta cranica
crown {n} (highest part of a hill) :: cima {f}, vetta {f}, cocuzzolo {m}, sommità
crown {n} (top of a hat) :: calotta
crown {n} (centre of a road) :: centro {m}, colmo
crown {n} (highest part of an arch) :: chiave di volta {f}
crown {n} (splendor, culmination, acme) :: coronamento {m}
crown {n} (any currency issued by the crown) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (former British coin worth five shillings) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (part of a plant where the root and stem meet) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (anatomy: part of tooth) :: corona {f}
crown {n} (dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth) :: capsula {f}
crown {n} (part of an anchor) :: diamante {m}
crown {v} (to place a crown on the head of) :: incoronare
crown {v} (to formally declare one a king or emperor) :: incoronare
crown {v} (to declare one a winner) :: incoronare
crowning {n} (act of crowning) SEE: coronation ::
crown prince {n} (next king) :: principe ereditario
crown princess {n} (the heiress apparent to the throne in a monarchy) :: principessa ereditaria
Crown prosecutor {n} (state prosecutor) :: procuratore capo {m}
crow's feet {n} (wrinkles at the outer corners of the eye) :: zampe di gallina {f-p}
CRT {n} (Mathematical theorem) :: Teorema Cinese dei Resti {m}
crucial {adj} /ˈkɹuː.ʃəl/ (extremely important) :: cruciale
crucial {adj} (cross-shaped) :: cruciforme
crucian {n} (species of freshwater game fish) SEE: crucian carp ::
crucian carp {n} (Carassius carassius) :: carassio {m}
crucible {n} /ˈkɹuː.sɪ.bəl/ (cup-shaped piece of laboratory equipment) :: crogiolo {m}
crucible {n} (heat-resistant container in which metals are melted) :: crogiolo {m}
crucifer {n} ((religion) person who carries a cross) :: crucifera {f}
crucifix {n} (object) :: crocifisso, crucifisso, crocefisso, croce
crucifixion {n} (execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross) :: crocifissione {f}, crocefissione {f}
crucifixion {n} (death of Christ on cross) :: crocifissione {f}
cruciform {adj} (having the shape of a cross) :: crociato, cruciforme
crucify {v} /ˈkɹuːsɪfaɪ/ (to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix) :: crocifiggere, crocefiggere
crucigerous {adj} :: crucigero
cruciverbalist {n} (constructor of crosswords) :: cruciverbista {m} {f}
crude {adj} /kɹuːd/ (being in a natural state) :: greggio {m}, grezzo
crude {adj} (characterized by simplicity) :: rustico, raffazzonato
crude {adj} (lacking concealing elements) :: ovvio, crudo
crude {adj} (lacking tact or taste) :: volgare, crudo, semplice, grezzo
crude {adj} (statistics: in an unanalyzed form) :: raffazzonato
crude {adj} (immature or unripe (see immature or unripe)) :: acerbo
crude {adj} :: [1,2] greggio, grezzo, [3,4] crudo
crude {n} (any substance in its natural state) :: greggio {m}, grezzo {m}
cruel {adj} /kɹuːəl/ (not nice; mean; heartless) :: crudele
cruelly {adv} (in a cruel manner) :: crudelmente
cruelty {n} /ˈkɹuː(ə)lti/ (indifference to suffering) :: crudeltà {f}
cruelty {n} (positive pleasure in inflicting suffering) :: crudeltà {f}
cruelty {n} (cruel act) :: crudeltà {f}
cruet {n} /ˈkɹu.ɪt/ (A small bottle or container used to hold a condiment) :: ampolla
cruise {n} /kɹuːz/ (sea voyage) :: crociera
cruiser {n} /ˈkɹuzɚ/ (class of warships) :: incrociatore {m}
crumb {n} /kɹʌm/ (small piece of biscuit, cake, etc) :: briciola {f}
crumb {n} ((figurative) small amount) :: briciola {f}
crumb {n} (soft internal portion of bread) :: mollica {f}
crumb {n} (mixture to make industrial chocolate) :: impasto {m}
crumb {v} (to cover with crumbs) :: impanare
crumble {v} /ˈkɹʌmbəl/ (to fall apart) :: sgretolarsi, crollare, ridursi in polvere
crumble {v} (to render into crumbs) :: sbriciolare, sbriciolarsi
crumhorn {n} (woodwind instrument) :: cromorno {m}
crunch {v} /kɹʌntʃ/ (to crush something with a noisy crackling sound) :: sgranocchiare, scricchiolare
crunch {v} (to be crushed with a noisy crackling sound) :: spiaccicarsi
crunch {v} (slang: to calculate or otherwise process) :: masticare
crusade {n} /kɹuːˈseɪd/ (military expedition) :: crociata {f}
crusade {n} (grand concerted effort) :: crociata {f}
crusader {n} /kɹuːˈseɪdə/ (person engaged in a crusade) :: crociato {m}
crush {?} /kɹʌʃ/ (violent collision or compression; crash; destruction; ruin) :: ressa {f}, calca {f}
crush {?} (love or infatuation or its object (often short-lived or unrequited)) :: cotta {f}
crush {v} (to feel unrequited love) :: prendersi una cotta
crust {n} /kɹʌst/ (any solid, hard surface layer) :: crosta {f}
crust {n} (outer layer of bread) :: crosta {f}
crust {n} (outermost layer of a planet) :: crosta {f}
crustacean {n} /kɹʌsˈteɪʃən/ (arthropod of the subphylum Crustacea) :: crostaceo {m}
crutch {n} (crotch) SEE: crotch ::
crutch {n} /kɹʌtʃ/ (device to assist in motion as a cane) :: stampella {f}, gruccia {f}
crutch {n} (something that supports) :: stampella {f}
crux {n} ((heraldry) cross on a coat of arms) SEE: cross ::
crux {n} /kɹʌks/ (central or essential point) :: punto cruciale {m}
cry {v} /kɹaɪ̯/ (intransitive: to weep) :: piangere
cry {v} (intransitive: to shout, scream, yell) :: gridare, urlare
cry {n} (shout or scream) :: urlo {m}
cryo- {prefix} /ˈkɹaɪoʊ/ (cold, freezing) :: crio-
cryoconcentrate {v} :: crioconcentrare {f}
cryoconcentration {n} :: crioconcentrazione {f}
cryohydrate {n} (salt) :: crioidrato {m}
cryolite {n} (mineral) :: criolite {f}
cryomaceration {n} :: criomacerazione {f}
cry one's eyes out {v} (to moan) SEE: moan ::
cryophysics {n} (the physics of phenomena associated with matter at very low temperatures) :: criofisica {f}
cryopreservation {n} (preservation of biological tissue) :: crioconservazione {f}
cryoscope {n} (device used to measure the freezing point of a liquid) :: crioscopio {m}
cryoscopic {adj} (of or pertaining to cryoscopy) :: crioscopico
cryoscopy {n} (the measurement of the freezing point of a liquid using a cryoscope) :: crioscopia {f}
cryostatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cryostat or to cryostasis) :: criostatico
cry over spilt milk {v} (to worry about unfortunate events which have already happened) :: non piangere sul latte versato, inutile piangere sul latte versato
cryovolcano {n} (cryovolcano) :: criovulcano {m}
crypt {n} /kɹɪpt/ (undergound vault) :: cripta {f}
cryptographic {adj} :: crittografico
cryptography {n} /kɹ̥ɪpˈtʰɒɡɹəfiː]/ (discipline concerned with communication security) :: crittografia {f}
cryptolalia {n} (use of obscure language) :: criptolalia {f}
cryptology {n} /kɹɪpˈtɑ.lə.dʒi/ (practice) :: crittologia {f}
cryptomenorrhea {n} :: criptomenorrea {f}
cryptoporticus {n} :: criptoportico {m}
cryptorchidism {n} (The failure of one or both testes to descend into the scrotum) :: criptorchidismo {m}
cry someone a river {v} (to weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person) :: piagnucolare
crystal {n} /ˈkɹɪstəl/ (array of atoms) :: cristallo {m}
crystal {n} (mineral) :: cristallo {m}
crystal ball {n} (globe used to foretell the future) :: sfera di cristallo, palla di cristallo
crystal clear {adj} (completely clear and understood) :: chiarissimo {m}
crystal clear {adj} (visually clear) :: chiarissimo {m}
crystal healing {n} (supposed therapeutic effects of crystals) :: cristalloterapia {f}
crystalline {adj} /ˈkɹɪst.əl.aɪn/ (relating to crystals) :: cristallino
crystallization {n} (the act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal) :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallization {n} (the body formed by crystallizing) :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallization {n} (formation of a solid from a solution) :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallographer {n} (a person skilled in crystallography) :: cristallografo {m}
crystalloid {n} (any substance that can be crystallized from solution) :: cristalloide {m}
crystal set {n} (an early kind of radio receiver) :: radio a galena {f}
csardas {n} /ˈtʃɑɹdɑʃ/ (Hungarian folk dance) :: ciarda {f}, czarda {f}
C-section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section ::
Côte d'Ivoire {prop} /ˌkoʊt diːˈvwɑː/ (the Ivory Coast) :: Costa d'Avorio {f}
Ctesiphon {prop} /ˈtɛsɨfɒn/ (ancient ruined city) :: Ctesifonte
cub {n} /kʌb/ (the young of certain animals) :: cucciolo {m}; for terms specific to any particular animal, see bear cub, fox cub, etc
Cuba {prop} /ˈkjuːbə/ (country and largest island in Caribbean) :: Cuba {f}
Cuban red macaw {n} (a small parrot) :: ara di cuba
cubbyhole {n} (pigeonhole) SEE: pigeonhole ::
cubbyhole {n} (glove compartment) SEE: glove compartment ::
cubbyhole {n} (a small, snug room) :: cubicolo
cubby house {n} (Wendy house) SEE: Wendy house ::
cube {n} /kjub/ (geometry: polyhedron having of six identical square faces) :: cubo {m}
cube {n} (object more or less in the form of a cube) :: cubo {m}, dado {m}, cuboide {m}
cube {n} (arithmetic: number raised to the third power) :: cubo {m}
cube {v} (arithmetic: to raise to the third power) :: elevare al cubo, [potenza] elevare alla terza
cube {v} (to cut into cubes) :: cubettare
cube root {n} (number) :: radice cubica {f}
cubic {adj} /ˈkju.bɪk/ (in the name of units of volume) :: cubo
cubic {adj} (of a polynomial of third degree) :: cubico {m}, cubica {f}
cubic capacity {n} (volume) :: cubatura {f}
cubic meter {n} (cubic metre) SEE: cubic metre ::
cubic metre {n} (unit of volume) :: metro cubo {m}, metro cubico {m}
cubiculum {n} (small room) :: cubicolo {m}
cubiculum {n} (catacomb room) :: cubicolo {m}
cubiform {adj} (having the shape of a cube) :: cubiforme
cubism {n} /ˈkjuːb.izəm/ (An artistic movement characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes) :: cubismo {m}
cubit {n} (anatomy: ulna) SEE: ulna ::
cuboctahedron {n} (polyhedron with 8 triangular and 6 square faces) :: cubottaedro {m}
cuckold {n} /ˈkʌk.oʊld/ (man married to an unfaithful wife) :: cornuto {m}, becco {m}
cuckold {v} (make a cuckold) :: fare le corna
cuckoo {n} /ˈkuːkuː/ (the bird) :: cuculo {m}, cucù {m}
cuckoo {n} (the sound) :: cu cu
cuckoo clock {n} (clock) :: orologio a cucù {m}
cucumber {n} /ˈkjuːˌkʌmbəɹ/ (plant) :: cetriolo {m}
cucumber {n} (edible fruit) :: cetriolo {m}
cud {n} /kʌd/ (a portion of food) :: bolo {m}
cuddle {n} /ˈkʌd.l̩/ (affectionate embrace) :: coccola {f}
cuddle {v} (embrace, lie together snugly) :: coccolare
cuddle {v} (cradle in one's arms) :: cullare
cuddly {adj} (Suitable for cuddling) :: da coccolare
cuddly toy {n} (cuddly toy) SEE: stuffed animal ::
cue {n} /kjuː/ (name of the letter Q, q) :: cu {f}
cue {n} (action or event that is a signal to do something) :: segnale {m}
cue {n} (straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in games such as billiards, snooker, and pool) :: stecca {f}
cue ball {n} (white ball in cue sports) :: bianca {f}
cue mark {n} (indicator to change reels) :: segnalatore di passaggio {m}
cue sport {n} (game played with cue and balls) :: stecca {f}
cuff {v} (to handcuff) SEE: handcuff ::
cufflink {n} /ˈkʌflɪŋk/ (button used to hold a sleeve cuff together) :: gemello {m}
cuirass {n} /kwɪˈɹæs/ (piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle) :: corazza {f}
cuisine {n} /kwɪˈziːn/ (characteristic style of preparing food) :: cucina {f}, culinaria {f}
cul-de-sac {n} (blind alley) SEE: dead end ::
culinary {adj} /ˈkʌlɪˌnɛɹi/ (relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking) :: culinario {m}
cull {v} /kʌl/ (to pick or take someone or something) :: cogliere
cull {v} (to select animals from a group and then kill them) :: abbattere {m}
culminate {v} (to reach the summit, highest point, peak (level) etc.) :: culminare
culpability {n} /ˌkʌlpəˈbɪləti/ (blameworthiness) :: colpevolezza {f}
culpable homicide {n} (homicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder) :: omicidio colposo {m}
culpableness {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability ::
culprit {n} /ˈkʌl.pɹɨt/ (culprit) :: colpevole, reo {m}
cult {n} /kʌlt/ (a sect) :: culto {m}
cult {n} (devotion to a saint) :: culto {m