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ma {n} (colloquial form of mother) :: mamma {f}
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow ::
macarism {n} (all senses) :: macarismo {m}
macaroni {n} /ˌmækəˈɹoʊni/ (type of pasta) :: maccheroni {m-p}
macaroni penguin {n} (Eudyptes chrysolophus) :: pinguino macaroni {m}
macaroon {n} /ˌmæk.əˈɹun/ (soft biscuit or cookie prepared with almond or coconut dough) :: amaretto
macaw {n} /məˈkɑː/ (various parrots) :: ara {f}
Maccabaic {adj} :: maccabaico
Maccabee {n} /ˈmæk.kəˌbi/ (Maccabee) :: Macabeo {m}
macchia {n} /mæk.ɪa/ (shrubland biota) :: macchia {f}
macchiato {n} (type of coffee) :: macchiato {m}
mace {n} /meɪs/ (weapon) :: mazza {f}, mazza d'armi {f}
mace {n} (ceremonial form of this weapon) :: mazza {f}
mace {n} (a spice) :: macis {m} {f}
Macedonia {prop} /ˌmæs.əˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (ancient kingdom) :: Macedonia {f}
Macedonia {prop} (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, see also: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) :: Macedonia {f}, Repubblica di Macedonia {f}
Macedonia {prop} (region of northern Greece) :: Macedonia {f}
Macedonian {adj} /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ (of Macedonia or its people or language) :: macedone
Macedonian {n} (person from Macedonia) :: macedoniana {f}, macedoniano {m}
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian ::
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (the Aromanian language) :: macedorumeno {m}
Macerata {prop} (province) :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town) :: Macerata {f}
macerate {v} /ˈmæs.ə.ɹɪt/ (to soften or separate by immersion in a liquid) :: macerare
maceration {n} /mæsəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act or process of macerating) :: maceramento {m}
macerator {n} /ˈmæsəˌɹeɪtɚ/ (a machine that reduces solids to small pieces) :: maceratore
machete {n} /məˈʃɛ.ti/ (a sword-like tool) :: machete {m}
Machiavelli {prop} (Italian statesman and writer) :: Machiavelli
Machiavellian {adj} /ˌmɑk.i.əˈvɛl.i.ən/ (attempting to achieve goals by cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous methods) :: machiavellico, machiavelliano
Machiavellian {adj} (related to the philosophical system of Niccolò Machiavelli) :: machiavelliano
Machiavellianism {n} (philosophy) :: machiavellismo {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (political maneuver) :: machiavellismo {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (ruthless, duplicitous behavior) :: machiavellismo {m}
machine {n} /məˈʃiːn/ (mechanical or electrical device) :: macchina {f}
machine {n} (a person who is very proficient) :: macchina {f}
machine code {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language ::
machine gun {n} (type of firearm) :: mitragliatrice
machine language {n} (set of instructions for a computer) :: linguaggio macchina {m}, codice macchina {f}
machine learning {n} (field of study) :: apprendimento automatico {m}
machinery {n} /məˈʃiːnəɹi/ :: macchinario {m}
machine tool {n} /məˈʃiːn ˈtuːl/ (tool used for machining) :: macchina utènsile {f}
machine translation {n} (act of translating something by means of a machine) :: traduzione automatica {f}
machinist {n} (operator) SEE: operator ::
machismo {n} /mɑːˈtʃiz.moʊ/ (exaggerated masculinity) :: machismo, maschilismo, gallismo {m}
Mach number {n} (the ratio of the velocity of a body to that of sound in the surrounding medium) :: numero di Mach {m}
macho {adj} /ˈmɑtʃoʊ/ (manly, tough) :: macho
macho {n} (macho person) :: macho {m}
mackerel {n} /ˈmækɹəl/ (edible fish) :: sgombro {m}
mackerel bird {n} (wryneck) SEE: wryneck ::
mackintosh {n} (raincoat in general) SEE: raincoat ::
macramé {n} /ˈmækɹəˌmeɪ/ (textile) :: macramè {m}
macroanalysis {n} (analysis in which the size of the sample is of the order of grams) :: macroanalisi {f}
macrobiotic {adj} (diet) :: macrobiotico
macrobiotics {n} /ˌmækɹoʊˌbaɪˈɑtəks/ (art of prolonging life) :: macrobiotica {f}
macrocephalic {adj} (having an abnormally large head) :: macrocefalo
macrocephaly {n} (a condition in which the head is abnormally large) :: macrocefalia {f}
macrocheilia {n} (medical condition) :: macrochilia {f}, macrocheilia {f}
macroclimate {n} (climate of a relatively large geographic area) :: macroclima {m}
macrocosm {n} (the universe) SEE: universe ::
macrocrystalline {adj} (having crystals that are visible without the use of magnification) :: macrocristallino
macrocyte {n} (unusually large red blood cell) :: macrocita {f}, macrocito {m}
macrocytosis {n} (presence of macrocytes in the blood) :: macrocitosi
macrodontia {n} (condition of having very large teeth) :: macrodontia {f}
macroeconomic {adj} /ˌmækɹoʊˌekəˈnɑːmɪk/ (relating to macroeconomics) :: macroeconomico
macroeconomics {n} /ˌmæk.ɹoʊˌiː.kəˈnɒ.mɪks/ (study of the entire economy) :: macroeconomia
macroelement {n} (element for which the human body has a daily requirement of greater than 100mg) :: macroelemento {m}
macroesthesia {n} (perception that objects are larger than they really are) :: macroestesia {f}
macrogamete {n} (larger of a pair of conjugating gametes) :: macrogamete {m}
macroglobulin {n} (plasma globulin of high molecular weight) :: macroglobulina {f}
macroglossia {n} (enlargement of the tongue) :: macroglossia {f}
macroinstruction {n} (macro) :: macroistruzione {f}
macrolide {n} :: macrolide {m}
macrometeorology {n} (study of the large-scale behaviour of the atmosphere) :: macrometeorologia {f}
macromolecular {adj} (of or relating to a macromolecule) :: macromolecolare
macromolecule {n} (large molecule) :: macromolecola {f}
macron {n} /ˈmækɹɒn/ (short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark) :: macron {m}
macrophage {n} (type of white blood cell) :: macrofago {m}
macrophotography {n} (close-up photography) :: macrofotografia {f}
macrophyllous {adj} (having long or large leaves) :: macrofillo
macrophyte {n} /ˈmækɹəˌfaɪt/ (macroscopic plant) :: macrofita {f}
macropod {n} (marsupial) :: macropodide {m}
macroprogramming {n} (creation of macros and macroinstructions) :: macroprogrammazione {f}
macroregional {adj} (pertaining to a macroregion) :: macroregionale
macroscopic {adj} (visible to the unassisted eye) :: macroscopico
macroseism {n} (severe earthquake) :: macrosisma {m}
macrosmatic {adj} /ˌmæk.ɹɒzˈmæ.tɪk/ (having a good sense of smell) :: macrosmatico
macrosociology {n} (subdiscipline of sociology) :: macrosociologia {f}
macrospore {n} (specially large spore) :: macrospora {f}
macrostructure {n} (gross structure) :: macrostruttura {f}
macrostructure {n} (metallurgy) :: macrostruttura {f}
macrosystem {n} (programming system) :: macrosistema {m}
macrovascular {adj} (of or pertaining to the larger blood vessels) :: macrovascolare
macula {n} (large blot or splotch) :: macula {f}
mad {adj} /mæd/ (insane (adj.)) :: pazzo, folle, matto, insano
Madagascar {prop} /mædəˈɡæskɑɹ/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Madagascar {m}
Madagascar buzzard {n} (Buteo brachypterus) :: poiana del Madagascar {f}
madam {n} /ˈmæd.əm/ (polite term of address to a woman) :: signora {f}
madam {n} (mistress of a household) :: padrona di casa {f}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel) :: madama {f}
mad as a hatter {adj} /ˌmæd æz ə ˈhætɚ/ (demented or crazy) :: fuori di testa, fuori come un balcone
madden {v} /ˈmædən/ (make angry) :: infuriare, urtare
madden {v} (make insane) :: stregare
madder {n} /ˈmædəɹ/ (plant) :: robbia {f}, robbia domestica {f}
madder {n} (root) :: robbia {f}
madder {n} (dye) :: alizarina {f}
madder {n} (colour) :: rosso di robbia {m}
made in China {adj} (manufactured in the PRC) :: fatto in Cina
madeleine {n} /ˈmædələn/ (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell) :: madeleine {f}, maddalena {f}
made-up {adj} (invented, fabricated) :: inventato, falso {m}
made-up {adj} (changed by cosmetics) :: truccato {m}
madhouse {n} (insane asylum) :: manicomio {m}
madhouse {n} (place resembling an insane asylum) :: manicomio {m}
madly {adv} /ˈmædli/ (in a mad manner) :: follemente
madman {n} (An insane man) :: matto {m}, pazzo {m}
madness {n} /ˈmæd.nɪs/ (insanity) :: pazzia {f}, follia {f}
madness {n} :: follia, pazzia, insanità
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary ::
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology) :: madrasa {f}
Madrid {prop} /məˈd(ʒ)ɹɪd/ (capital of Spain) :: Madrid {f}
madrigal {n} /ˈmædɹɪɡəl/ (either musical sense) :: madrigale {m}
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
madwoman {n} (a woman who is insane) :: matta {f}, pazza {f}
maelstrom {n} /ˈmeɪlstɹəm/ (large whirlpool) :: maelstrom {m}
maestro {n} /ˈmaɪstɹoʊ/ (master in some art) :: maestro {m}, maestra {f}
mafia {n} /ˈmɑfi.ə/ (a crime syndicate) :: mafia {f}
Mafia {prop} /ˈmɑfi.ə/ (international criminal organisation of Sicilian origin) :: Mafia {f}
Mafioso {n} (member of the mafia, see also: mobster) :: mafioso, mafiosa {f}, uomo d'onore [euphemistic]
magazine {n} /mæɡəˈzin/ (periodical) :: rivista {f}, periodico {m}, rivista illustrata {f}, pubblicazione {f}
magazine {n} (ammunition storehouse) :: caricatore {m}
magazine {n} (ammunition clip or chamber enabling multiple rounds to be held before firing) :: caricatore {m}
Magdalene {prop} /ˈmæɡdəlin/ (female given name) :: Maddalena
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene ::
Magdeburg {prop} (city) :: Magdeburgo {m}
mage {n} /meɪdʒ/ (magician, wizard or sorcerer) :: magio
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin) :: pinguino di Magellano {m}
magenta {n} /məˈdʒɛntə/ (colour) :: magenta
magenta {adj} (colour) :: magenta
Maggie {prop} /mæɡi/ (female given name) :: Rita {f}
maggot {n} /ˈmæɡət/ (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing flesh) :: larva {f}
maggot {n} :: baco {m}, verme {m}
Maghreb {prop} (region in Africa) :: Magreb
Maghrebi {adj} (of or relating to the Maghreb) :: magrebino {m}
Magi {prop} /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/ (the wise men who gave gifts to Jesus) :: Maghi {m-p}, maghi {m-p}
magic {n} /ˈmædʒɪk/ (use of supernatural rituals, forces etc.) :: magia {f}
magic {n} (illusion performed to give the appearance of magic or the supernatural) :: magia {f}
magic {n} (something spectacular or wonderful) :: magia {f}
magic {n} :: magia {f}
magic {adj} :: magico
magic bullet {n} (a remedy) :: panacea {f}
magician {n} /məˈdʒɪʃən/ (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic) :: mago {m}, stregone {m}
magician {n} :: mago {m}, [1] maga {f}
magic lantern {n} (early form of slide projector) :: lanterna magica {f}
magic mushroom {n} (mushroom-like fungus that has psychedelic effects) :: fungo allucinogeno {m}
magic wand {n} (wand used to perform magic) :: bacchetta magica {f}
magic word {n} /ˈmædʒɪkˌwɝd/ (word with magical effect) :: formula magica {f}
magic word {n} (the word "please" or "thanks") :: parola magica {f}, parolina magica {f}
magistrate {n} /ˈmædʒɪstɹeɪt/ (judicial officer) :: magistrato {m}
magma {n} /ˈmæɡ.mə/ (molten matter) :: magma {m}
magmatic {adj} /maɡˈmatɪk/ (of, related to, or produced by magma) :: magmatico
Magna Carta {prop} /ˌmæɡ.nə ˈkɑː.tə/ (Magna Carta) :: Magna Carta {f}
Magna Graecia {prop} (Ancient Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily) :: Magna Grecia
magnanimously {adv} (in a magnanimous manner) :: magnanimamente
magnate {n} /ˈmæɡneɪt/ (Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.) :: magnate {m}
magnesia {n} /ˌmæɡˈniʒə/ (magnesium oxide) :: magnesia {f}
magnesian {adj} (containing magnesia) :: magnesiaco {m}
magnesite {n} (a form of magnesium carbonate, O3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state) :: magnesite {f}
magnesium {n} /ˌmæɡˈnizi.əm/ (chemical element) :: magnesio {m}
magnesium oxide {n} (white powder) :: ossido di magnesio {m}
magnet {n} /ˈmæɡnət/ (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism) :: magnete {m}, calamita {f}
magnetar {n} (pulsar with an extremely powerful magnetic field) :: magnetar {f}
magnetic {adj} /mæɡˈnɛtɪk/ (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism) :: magnetico
magnetic {adj} (having the properties a magnet) :: magnetico, magnetica
magnetic {adj} (determined by earth's magnetic fields) :: magnetico
magnetic {adj} (having an extraordinary ability to attract) :: magnetico
magnetic field {n} (a field of magnetic force) :: campo magnetico {m}
magnetic levitation {n} (method of supporting objects) :: levitazione magnetica {f}
magnetic moment {n} (magnetic moment) :: momento magnetico {m}
magnetic monopole {n} :: monopolo magnetico {m}
magnetic tape {n} (acrylic tape used for recording data) :: nastro magnetico {m}
magnetism {n} /ˈmæɡ.nəˌtɪz.əm/ (the property of being magnetic) :: magnetismo {m}
magnetite {n} /ˈmaɡnətʌɪt/ (a mineral) :: magnetite
magnetize {v} (to attract) :: magnetizzare
magnetochemistry {n} (branch of chemistry that studies the effect of magnetic field) :: magnetochimica {f}
magnetoelasticity {n} (condition of being magnetoelastic) :: magnetoelasticità {f}
magnetohydrodynamics {n} (the study of the interaction of electrically conducting fluids with magnetic fields; as in the Earth's core) :: magnetofluidodinamica {f}, magnetoidrodinamica {f}
magnetometer {n} /ˌmæɡnəˈtɑmədər/ (instrument) :: magnetometro {m}
magnetomotive {adj} (capable of producing magnetic flux) :: magnetomotrice
magnetooptics {n} (branch of physics) :: magnetoottica {f}
magnetosphere {n} (region around a planet) :: magnetosfera {f}
magnetostriction {n} (change of a ferromagnetic material when magnetized) :: magnetostrizione {f}
magnification {n} /ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of magnifying) :: magnificazione {f}
magnification {n} (apparent enlargement) :: ingrandimento {m}
magnificent {adj} /mæɡˈnɪfəsənt/ (grand, elegant or splendid in appearance) :: magnifico
magnificently {adv} (in a magnificent manner) :: magnificamente
magnifying glass {n} (instrument) :: lente d'ingrandimento
magnitude {n} /mæɡnɪtjuːd/ (size, etc.) :: vastità {f}, magnitudine
magnitude {n} (of a vector) :: module {m}
magnitude {n} (apparent brighness of a star) :: magnitudine {f}
magnitude {n} (energy of earthquake) :: magnitudo {f}
magnocellular {adj} (having large cells) :: magnocellulare
magnolia {n} /ˌmæɡˈnoʊ.li.ə/ (tree) :: magnolia {f}
magnolia {n} (flower) :: magnolia {f}
magpie {n} /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/ (bird of genus Pica) :: gazza {f}
Magrittean {adj} :: magrittiano
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian ::
Maharashtrian {adj} (of or pertaining to Maharashtra) :: maratto
Maharashtrian {n} (native or resident of Maharashtra) :: maratto {m}
mahi-mahi {n} (large food and game fish) :: lampuga {f}
mahogany {n} /məˈhɒɡəni/ (tropical tree) :: mogano {m}
mahogany {n} (wood) :: mogano {m}
maid {n} /meɪd/ (young female) :: signorina {f}
maid {n} (female servant or cleaner) :: cameriera {f}
maiden {n} /ˈmeɪdən/ (unmarried young female) :: pulzella {f}, ragazza {f}
maiden {n} :: signorina {f}, vergine {f}
maiden {adj} (virgin) SEE: virgin ::
maidenhair {n} /ˈmeɪdənhɛː/ (fern) :: capelvenere {m}
maidenhair fern {n} (maidenhair) SEE: maidenhair ::
maidenly {adj} (of or pertaining to a maiden) :: virgineo [dated]
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name) :: nome da ragazza {m}, nome da nubile {m}
maiden voyage {n} (first trip of a vessel) :: viaggio inaugurale {m}
maieutics {n} (Socratic method) SEE: Socratic method ::
mail {n} /meɪ̯l/ (postal delivery system) :: posta {f}
mail {n} (organisation) :: poste {f-p}
mail {n} (parcels and letters) :: posta {f}
mail {n} (electronic mail) :: posta elettronica {f}, e-mail {f}, mail {f}
mail {v} (to send via the post) :: inviare, impostare
mail {n} (armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together) :: maglia {f}, cotta {f}, cotta di maglia {f}
mailbox {n} (box into which mail is put) :: casella postale {f}, buca delle lettere {f}
mailing list {n} (collection of names and addresses) :: mailing list {f}
Maillard reaction {n} /maɪˈjɑː(ɹ) ɹiˈækʃən/ (condensation reaction of an amino acid) :: reazione di Maillard {f}
mailman {n} (post office employee) :: postino {m}
maim {v} (to cause permanent loss of a part of the body) :: menomare, mutilare
Maimonides {prop} /maɪˈmɑnədiz/ (medieval Jewish philosopher) :: Maimonide
main {adj} /meɪn/ (principal) :: principale
main {n} (strength) SEE: strength ::
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland ::
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas ::
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany) :: Meno {m}
main course {n} (main dish of a meal) :: secondo piatto {m}
main diagonal {n} (diagonal line of a matrix) :: diagonale principale {f}
mainland {n} /ˈmeɪ̪nlənd/ (the main landmass of a country or continent) :: continente {m}
mainland China {prop} (area under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) :: Cina continentale
mainly {adv} /ˈmeɪnli/ (chiefly; for the most part) :: principalmente
mainmast {n} (mainmast) :: albero maestro
mainstay {n} /ˈmeɪn.steɪ/ (chief support) :: pilastro {m}
mainstream {adj} (used or accepted broadly; common, usual or conventional) :: virale {m}
maintain {v} (to maintain, to consider) SEE: hold ::
maintain {v} /meɪnˈteɪn/ (to keep up) :: mantenere
maintenance {n} /ˈmeɪnt(ə)nəns/ (keeping a machine or system in service) :: manutenzione {f}
maintenance {n} (process of keeping an organism alive) :: mantenimento
maintenance {n} (legal: payment made to a spouse after a divorce) SEE: alimony ::
Mainz {prop} /maɪn(t)s/ (the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate) :: Magonza {f}, [archaic] Maganza {f}
maize {n} /meɪz/ (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays) :: granturco {m}, granoturco {m}, mais {m}
majesty {n} /ˈmædʒ.əs.ti/ (the quality of being impressive and great) :: maestà
major {n} /ˈmeɪ.dʒə(ɹ)/ (military rank) :: maggiore {m}
major {adj} (music: of a scale that follows the pattern: tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone) :: maggiore
major {adj} (music: being the larger of two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number) :: maggiore
major {n} (person of legal age) :: maggiorenne
majorant {n} /ˈmeɪ.dʒəɹ.ənt/ (function that dominates others) :: maggiorante {f}
major arcana {n} (Tarot cards) :: arcani maggiori, trionfi
Majorca {prop} /məˈdʒɔɹ.kə/ (island) :: Maiorca {f}
majordomo {n} /ˌmeɪ.dʒɚˈdoʊ.moʊ/ (head servant) :: maggiordomo {m}
majority {n} /məˈd͡ʒɑɹɪɾi/ (more than half) :: maggioranza {f}
majority {n} (legal adulthood) :: maggiore età
major third {n} (interval of four semitones) :: terza maggiore {f}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter ::
make {v} /meɪk/ (to construct) :: fare
make {v} (to cause to be) :: rendere
make {v} :: fare
make {n} (brand ) :: marca {f}
make a fool of {v} (To cause (someone) to seem foolish) :: fare una figuraccia
make a killing {v} (to win or earn a large amount of money) :: sbancare, fare una fortuna
make a living {v} (earn enough income) :: guadagnarsi da vivere
make amends {v} (to repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress) :: dare soddisfazione
make a mountain out of a molehill {v} (to treat a problem as greater than it is) :: fare di una mosca un elefante
make a name for oneself {v} (to gain fame) :: affermarsi, sfondare
make an effort {v} (to try; to work towards a goal) :: fare uno sforzo, sforzarsi
make an exhibition of oneself {v} (to embarrass oneself in public) :: rendersi ridicolo, dare spettacolo
make a silk purse of a sow's ear {v} (to produce something refined, from something which is unrefined) :: cavare sangue da una rapa, cavar sangue da una rapa
make a spectacle of oneself {v} (To embarrass oneself or others in public) :: dare spettacolo di sé, farsi ridere dietro
make do {v} (to get by (with)) :: farcela, arrangiarsi, far funzionare
make ends meet {v} (get by financially) :: far quadrare i conti, arrivare a fine mese, arrotondare lo stipendio
make fun of {v} (tease, ridicule) :: burlare, sbeffeggiare
make haste {v} (to rush) :: affrettarsi
make hay while the sun shines {proverb} (act while an opportunity exists) :: batti il ferro finché è caldo
make it {v} (to succeed in doing something, for example in reaching a place, or getting there on time) :: farcela, raggiungere, arrivare
make it {v} (to survive, to live through something) :: sopravvivere
make it {v} (to become famous and successful) :: sfondare, affermarsi, spuntarla, farcela
make it {v} (to have sexual intercourse) :: farsela
make it up to {v} (return someone a previous good deed) :: ricambiare
make love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse, see also: copulate) :: fare l'amore
make one's bed and lie in it {v} (to create a difficult situation and endure unpleasant consequences) :: hai voluto la bicicletta? adesso pedala [you wanted a bike, now pedal]
make out {v} /meɪk aʊt/ (to kiss or to make love) :: pomiciare, limonare
maker {n} /ˈmeɪk.ɚ/ (one who makes) :: fattore {m}, facitore {m}
make sense {v} (be coherent) :: avere senso
make sense {v} (decipher, understand) :: dare un senso, capire, decifrare
make shift {v} (contrive, find a way through difficulty) :: improvvisare, ingegnarsi
makeshift {n} /ˈmeɪkˌʃɪft/ (temporary substitution) :: ripiego {m}, improvvisazione {f}
makeshift {adj} (made to work or suffice) :: improvvisato, di fortuna
make the bed {v} (arrange sheets, etc smoothly and neatly) :: rifare il letto
make up {v} (to constitute) :: comporsi
make up {v} (to compensate, fill in or catch up) :: recuperare
make up {v} (to invent, imagine, or concoct) :: improvvisare, rimediare, fabbricare, mettere su, tirare fuori, inventare, immaginarsi
make up {v} (to apply cosmetics or makeup) :: truccarsi
make up {v} (to resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight) :: conciliarsi, fare pace
makeup {n} (cosmetics) :: trucco {m}
make-up artist {n} (artist who applies makeup for theatrical, television, or film productions) :: truccatore {m}, truccatrice {f}
make up one's mind {v} (to decide, to reach a conclusion) :: decidersi
make yourself at home {phrase} :: fai come se fossi a casa tua [to one person, informal], faccia come se fosse a casa sua [to one person, formal], fate come se foste a casa vostra [to many people]
Malachi {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Malachi, Malachia
Malachi {prop} (minor prophet) :: Malachi, Malachia
Malachi {prop} (male given name) :: Malachia
malachite {n} /ˈmæləkaɪt/ (mineral) :: malachite {f}
malacology {n} (study of molluscs) :: malacologia {f}
malady {n} /ˈmæl.ə.di/ (a disease, illness, or other health disorder) :: malattia {f}
Malagasy {n} /ˌmæləˈɡæsi/ (person) :: malgascio {m}
Malagasy {prop} (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language) :: malgascio {m}
malaise {n} /mæˈleɪz/ (bodily feeling) :: malessere {m}
malanga {n} (plant) :: malanga
malar {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone ::
Malatestan {adj} :: malatestiano
Malawi {prop} /məˈlɑːwi/ (Republic of Malawi) :: Malawi {m}
Malayalam {prop} /ˌmɑː.ləˈjɑː.ləm/ (language) :: lingua malayalam {f}
Malaysia {prop} /məˈleɪʒə/ (country in Southeast Asia) :: Malesia {f}
Maldives {prop} /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/ (country in South Asia) :: Maldive {f-p}
Maldivian {prop} (language) SEE: Dhivehi ::
male {adj} (grammatically masculine) SEE: masculine ::
male {adj} /meɪl/ (belonging to the sex which typically produces sperm, or the gender typically associated with it) :: maschile, maschio {m}
male {adj} (having an external plug) :: maschio
male {adj} :: maschio, maschile
male {n} (human of masculine sex or gender) :: maschio {m}
male {n} (animal of masculine sex) :: maschio {m}
male {n} :: maschio {m}
male chauvinism {n} (belief in the innate superiority of men over women) :: maschilismo {m}
male chauvinistic {adj} (of or pertaining to male chauvinism or male chauvinists) :: maschilista {m} {f}
maledict {v} (curse) SEE: curse ::
maledict {v} (berate) SEE: berate ::
malediction {n} (curse) SEE: curse ::
malefactor {n} /ˈmæləˌfæktɚ/ (evildoer) :: malfattore {m}
male member {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
malevolence {n} (hostile feeling and attitude) :: malevolenza {f}
malevolent {adj} /məˈlɛvələnt/ (having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others) :: malintenzionato
malfunction {n} /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ (faulty functioning) :: malfunzionamento
malfunction {n} (failure to function) :: malfunzionamento
Mali {prop} /ˈmɑːli/ (a country in Western Africa) :: Mali
malice {n} /ˈmælɪs/ (intention to harm) :: malizia {f}
malicious {adj} (Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite) :: doloso, cattivo, malizioso, malevole
maliciousness {n} (maliciousness) SEE: malevolence ::
malignant {adj} /məˈlɪɡnənt/ (harmful, malevolent, injurious) :: maligno, malevolo
malignant {adj} (tending to produce death) :: maligno
malkin {n} (cat) SEE: cat ::
mallard {n} /ˈmælɚd/ (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos) :: anatra selvatica {f}
Mallarméan {adj} /ˌmalɑːˈmeɪən/ (of or relating to Stéphane Mallarmé) :: mallarmeiano, mallarmeano, mallarmiano
malleable {adj} /ˈmæli.əbəl/ (able to be hammered into thin sheets) :: malleabile
malleable {adj} (liable to change) :: malleabile
malleolar {adj} (of or relating to the malleolus) :: malleolare
malleolus {n} (bony prominence in ankle joint) :: malleolo {m}
mallet {n} /ˈmælɪt/ (small maul) :: maglio {m}, mazzetta {f}
mallet {n} (instrument for playing croquet) :: mazza da croquet {f}
mallow {n} /ˈmæloʊ/ (any of a group of plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae) :: malva {f}
Malmö {prop} /ˈmɑlmʊ/ (city in Sweden) :: Malmö {f}
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment) :: denutrizione {f}
malposition {n} (abnormal position of an organ) :: distopia {f}
malt {n} /mɑlt/ (sprouted grain used in brewing) :: malto {m}
malt {v} (to convert grain into malt) :: maltare
Malta {prop} /ˈmɑl.tə/ (republic) :: Malta {f}
Malta {prop} (island) :: Malta {f}
Malta Island {prop} (the largest island of Malta) :: Isola di Malta
Maltese {prop} /ˌmɑlˈtiz/ (language of Malta) :: malti {m}
Maltese {adj} (pertaining to Malta or its language) :: maltese
malting {n} (process) :: maltazione {f}
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11) :: maltosio {m}
maltotriose {n} (maltooligosaccharide) :: maltotrioso {m}
maltreatment {n} /malˈtɹiːtmənt/ (cruel or harmful treatment) :: maltrattamento {m}
malt vinegar {n} :: aceto di malto {m}
malt whiskey {n} (malt whisky) SEE: malt whisky ::
malt whisky {n} (whisky made from malted barley) :: whisky di malto {m}
malware {n} /ˈmæl.weə(ɹ)/ (software developed to cause harm to a computer system) :: malware {m}, software dannoso {m}
mama {n} (mother) SEE: mother ::
mama {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
mama's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy ::
mambo {n} /ˈmɑmboʊ/ (Latin American music genre) :: mambo {m}
mamma {n} (mother) SEE: mother ::
mamma {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
mammal {n} /ˈmæməl/ (animal of the class Mammalia) :: mammifero {m}
mammalian {n} (any mammal) SEE: mammal ::
mammalian {adj} /məˈmeɪl.jən/ :: mammifero
mammary {adj} /ˈmæməɹi/ (of or relating to mamma) :: mammario
mammary gland {n} (milk-secreting gland) :: ghiandola mammaria {f}
mammography {n} (X-ray examination of the breasts) :: mammografia {f}
mammoth {n} /ˈmæməθ/ (elephant-like mammal) :: mammut {m}
mamzer {n} (person of illegitimate birth) :: mamzer {m}
man {interj} /mæn/ (an interjection used to place emphasis upon something or someone) :: cavolo {m}
Man {prop} (genus Homo) :: uomo {m}
manacle {n} /ˈmæn.ə.kəl/ (a shackle restricting free movement of the hands) :: manette {f}
manage {v} /ˈmænɪdʒ/ (to direct or be in charge) :: dirigere
manage {v} (to succeed at an attempt) :: riuscire
manage {v} :: maneggiare
management {n} /ˈmænədʒmənt/ (administration; the process or practice of managing) :: amministrazione {f}, direzione {f}, gestione
management {n} (the executives of an organisation) :: dirigenza {f}
manager {n} /ˈmæn.ɪ.dʒɚ/ (person whose job is to manage something (for female equivalents, see manageress)) :: direttore {m}, capo {m}, responsabile {m}, gestore {m}
manager {n} (administrator, for a singer or group) :: impresario {m}
manager {n} (in computer software) :: gestore {m}
manager {n} :: [of a business] direttore {m}, direttrice {f}, [of a restaurant, etc.] gerente {m}, [of a sports team, etc.] manager {m}
managerial {adj} (involving management-like duties) :: manageriale
man and wife {n} (opposite-sex married couple) SEE: husband and wife ::
manatee {n} /ˈmæn.əˌtiː/ (any of several plant-eating marine mammals, of family Trichechidae) :: lamantino {m}
Manchu {n} /ˌmænˈtʃuː/ (person of Manchuria) :: manciù, mancese
Manchu {prop} (language) :: mancese {m}
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu(rian) people) :: mancese, manciuriano
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu language) :: mancese
Manchuria {prop} (Manchuria) :: Manciuria {f}
-mancy {suffix} (specified forms of divination) :: -manzia {f}
mandarin {n} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat) :: mandarino {m}
mandarin {n} (fruit) SEE: mandarin orange ::
mandarin {n} (tree) SEE: mandarin orange ::
mandarin {n} (mandarin duck) SEE: mandarin duck ::
Mandarin {prop} /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/ (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese) :: mandarino {m}
mandarinate {n} (all senses) :: mandarinato {m}
mandarin collar {n} (short unfolded stand-up collar on a shirt or jacket) :: colletto alla coreana {m}
mandarin duck {n} /ˈmændəɹɪn dʌk/ (bird) :: anatra mandarina {f}
mandarin orange {n} (tree) :: mandarino {m}
mandarin orange {n} (fruit) :: mandarino {m}
mandate {n} /ˈmæn.deɪt/ (official command) :: mandato {m}
mandatory {adj} /ˈmæn.dəˌtɔ.ɹi/ (obligatory) :: obbligatorio, richiesto, necessario
Mandelbrot set {n} (set of complex numbers c) :: Insieme di Mandelbrot {m}
mandelic {adj} :: mandelico
mandelic acid {n} (2-phenyl-2-hydroxyacetic acid) :: acido mandelico {m}
mandibulotomy {n} :: mandibulotomia {f}
Mandingo {prop} (macrolanguage) :: mandingo {m}
mandocello {n} (string instrument) :: mandoloncello {m}
mandola {n} (musical instrument) :: mandola {f}
mandolin {n} /ˈmændəlɪn/ (musical instrument) :: mandolino
mandolinist {n} (one who plays the mandolin) :: mandolinista {m} {f}
Mandopop {n} (Mandarin pop music) :: mandopop {m}
mandrake {n} (botany) :: mandragora
mandrel {n} /ˈmæn.dɹəl/ (object used as an aid for shaping a material) :: allargatubi {m}
mandrill {n} /ˈmæn.dɹɪl/ (Mandrillus sphinx) :: mandrillo {m}
Mandurian {adj} :: manduriano
mane {n} /meɪn/ (longer hair growth on back of neck of a horse) :: criniera {f}
mane {n} (longer hair growth around head of male lions) :: criniera {f}
mane {n} :: chioma {f}, criniera {f}
man-eater {n} (woman) :: mangiauomini {f}
maned wolf {n} (Chrysocyon brachyurus) :: crisocione {m}
maneuver {n} /məˈnuːvɚ/ :: manovra {f}
maneuver {v} (to move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position) :: manovrare
manga {n} /ˈmæŋɡə/ (comic originated in Japan) :: manga {m}
manga {n} (comic done in Japanese style) :: manga {m}
manganese {n} /ˈmæŋɡəniz/ (chemical element) :: manganese {m}
manganin {n} (manganin) :: manganina {f}
mange {n} /meɪndʒ/ (skin disease) :: scabbia {f}, rogna {f}
manège {n} (school) :: maneggio {m}
manger {n} /ˈmeɪn.dʒə(ɹ)/ (trough for animals to eat from) :: mangiatoia {f}
mangle {v} /ˈmeɪŋ.ɡəl/ (to change, mutilate or disfigure) :: mangano
mangler {n} (person who mangles laundry) :: manganatore {m}, manganatrice {f}
mango {n} /ˈmæŋɡoʊ/ (fruit) :: mango {m}
mangosteen {n} /ˈmæŋɡəstiːn/ (fruit) :: mangostano {m}
manhater {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope ::
manhole {n} (a hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations) :: tombino {m}
manhood {n} /ˈmænhʊd/ (state of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.) :: mascolinità {f}
manhunt {n} (organized search) :: caccia all'uomo {f}
mania {n} /ˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ (violent derangement) :: mania {f}
mania {n} (excessive desire) :: mania {f}
-mania {suffix} (indicating a compulsion or obsession) :: -mania
maniac {n} /ˈmeɪniˌæk/ (insane person) :: maniaco
maniac {n} (fanatic, obsessive) :: maniaco
maniacal {adj} /məˈnaɪək(ə)l/ (like a maniac) :: maniacale, maniaco
maniacality {n} (condition of being maniacal) :: maniacalità {f}
manic depression {n} (bipolar disorder) :: sindrome maniaco-depressiva
Manide {prop} (the language) :: manide {f}
manifestation {n} /ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən/ (the act or process of becoming manifest) :: manifestazione {f}
manifesto {n} /ˌmæn.əˈfɛʊ)/ (public declaration) :: manifesto {m}
-manifold {n} (manifold) SEE: manifold ::
manifold {n} /ˈmænɪˌfold/ (pipe fitting) :: collettore {m}
manifold {n} (locally Euclidean space) :: varietà
manifold {adj} (various in kind or quality) :: molteplice, multiforme
manifold {adj} (exhibited at diverse times or in various ways) :: manifesto
manifold {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
Manila {prop} /məˈnɪl.ə/ (capital of the Philippines) :: Manila {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca) :: canapa di Manila {f}, abaca {f}
maniple {n} /ˈmænɪpəl/ (division of the Roman army) :: manipolo {m}
manipulatable {adj} (gullible) SEE: gullible ::
manipulate {v} /məˈnɪpjʊleɪt/ (move with the hands) :: manipolare
manipulate {v} (influence or manage) :: manipolare, plagiare
manipulate {v} (handle and move a body part) :: manipolare
manism {n} :: manismo {m}
manist {n} :: manista {m} {f}
Manitoba {prop} /ˈmæn.ɪ.təʊ.bə/ (Province in western Canada) :: Manitoba
mankind {n} /mænˈkaɪnd/ (human race) :: umanità {f}
mankind {n} :: uomo
manliness {n} (similarity to man) :: mascolinità {f}, virilità {f}
manna {n} /ˈmænə/ (food) :: manna {f}
mannequin {n} /ˈmænəˌkɪn/ (model of the human body used for the displaying of clothes) :: manichino
manner {n} /ˈmænɚ/ (way of performing or effecting; method or style) :: maniera {f}, modo {m}
mannerism {n} :: affettazione, leziosaggine, abitudine, vezzo, posa, manierismo.
mannitol {n} (alcohol) :: mannitolo {m}
mannose {n} (monosaccharide aldohexose) :: mannosio {m}
Manoel Island {prop} (island) :: Isola di Manoel {f}
manoeuvrability {n} (quality of being manoeuvrable) :: manovrabilità {f}
man of few words {n} (man who doesn't speak much) :: uomo di poche parole
man of the world {n} (worldly man) :: uomo di mondo {m}
man-of-war {n} /mæn.əvˈwɔɹ/ (armed naval vessel) :: nave da guerra {f}
man-of-war {n} (cnidarian) SEE: Portuguese man-of-war ::
manometer {n} /məˈnɑmɪtɚ/ (instrument to measure pressure) :: manometro {m}
manpower {n} (power exerted by a single person) :: manodopera {f}
manpower {n} (workforce) SEE: labour force ::
mansard {n} (upper storey) :: mansarda {f}
manse {n} /mæns/ (house inhabited by the minister of a parish) :: canonica {f}, presbiterio {m}
manslaughter {n} (act of killing unlawfully) :: omicidio colposo {m}
mansuetude {n} /mænˈsuət(j)ud/ (gentleness, meekness) :: mansuetudine {f}
mantis {n} (any of various large insects of the order Mantodea) :: mantide {f}
mantissa {n} (part of a logarithm after the decimal point) :: mantissa {f}
mantle {n} /ˈmæn.təl/ (zoology: body wall of a mollusc) :: mantello {m}
mantle {n} (incandescent gauze in a gas lamp) :: reticella {f}
mantle {n} (geology: layer of the Earth) :: mantello {m}
mantling {n} (heraldry: drapery behind and around a coat of arms) :: svolazzi {m-p}, lambrecchini {m-p}
Mantua {prop} (province) :: Mantova
Mantua {prop} (city) :: Mantova {f}
Mantuan {adj} (of, or from, Mantua) :: mantovano
Mantuan {n} (someone from Mantua) :: mantovano {m}
manual {n} /ˈmænjə(wə)l/ (handbook or booklet that instructs) :: manuale {m}, guida, libretto delle istruzioni
manual {adj} (performed with the hands) :: manuale
manually {adv} (by hand) :: manualmente
manufacture {v} /ˌmænjuˈfæktʃɚ/ (to make things) :: fabbricare
manul {n} (Otocolobus manul) :: manul {m}, gatto di Pallas {m}, gatto delle steppe {m}
manumit {v} /mænjʊˈmɪt/ (to free one's slave) :: manomissione, affrancamento
manure {n} /məˈn(j)ʊɹ/ (excrement) :: letame {m}, stallatico {m}
manus {n} (hand) SEE: hand ::
manuscript {adj} (handwritten, or by extension typewritten) :: manoscritto
manuscript {n} (book, composition or any other document, written by hand) :: manoscritto {m}
manuscript {n} (book, article etc, submitted for reproductive publication) :: manoscritto {m}
Manx cat {n} /mæŋks kæt/ (mammal) :: gatto dell'Isola di Man {m}
Manx shearwater {n} :: berta minore {f}
many {determiner} /ˈmɛni/ (an indefinite large number of) :: molti, un gran numero di
many hands make light work {proverb} (a large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily) :: l'unione fa la forza
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
many thanks {phrase} (many thanks) :: grazie molte, grazie mille, grazie tante, tante grazie, molte grazie
Manzonian {adj} (of or in the style of Alessandro Manzoni) :: manzoniano
Manzonian {n} (follower or imitator of Alessandro Manzoni) :: manzoniano {m}, manzoniana {f}
Maoism {n} /ˈmaʊɪzəm/ (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong) :: maoismo {m}
Maoist {adj} (of Maoism) :: maoista
Maoist {n} (Maoist advocate) :: maoista
map {n} /mæp/ (visual representation of an area) :: carta {f}, mappa {f}, carta geografica {f}
map {v} (to create a visual representation of a territory) :: mappare
maple {n} /ˈmeɪpl̩/ (tree of the Acer genus) :: acero {m} (A. platanoides), loppio {m} (A. campestre)
maple syrup {n} (syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple) :: sciroppo d'acero {m}
marabou {n} (large wading bird native to Africa) :: cicogna gozzuta {f}
marabout {n} /ˈmaɹəbuːt/ (holy man) :: marabutto {m}
marabout {n} (tomb) :: marabutto {m}
Maracanaço {prop} (final match in the 1950 FIFA World Cup) :: Maracanazo {m}, Maracanaço {m}
marasmus {n} /məˈɹæz.məs/ (wasting disease) :: marasma {m}
Marathi {prop} /məˈɹɑːti/ (language of Maharashtra) :: maratto, maharatto
Marathi {n} (people of Maharashtra) :: maratto, maharatto
marathon {n} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (road race) :: maratona {f}
Marathon {prop} /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/ (town in Greece) :: Maratona
marathoner {n} /ˈmæ.ɹæ.θən.ə(ɹ)/ (someone who participates in marathons and other long-distance races) :: maratoneta {m} {f}
marauder {n} (one who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder) :: predone {m}
marble {n} /ˈmɑɹbəl/ (crystalline limestone) :: marmo {m}
marble {n} (spherical ball) :: biglia {f}, pallina {f}
marbles {n} (game) :: marmi
Marcellus {prop} (male given name) :: Marcello
march {n} /mɑɹtʃ/ (formal, rhythmic way of walking) :: marcia {f}
march {n} (political rally or parade) :: marcia {f}
march {n} (song in the genre of music written for marching) :: marcia {f}
march {n} (steady forward movement or progression) :: marcia {f}
march {v} (walk with long, regular strides) :: marciare
march {n} (obsolete: border region) :: marca {f}
march {n} (region at a frontier governed by a marquess) :: marca {f}
March {prop} /mɑɹt͡ʃ/ (third month of the Gregorian calendar) :: marzo {m}
Marche {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Marche {f-p}
marchioness {n} /ˈmɑɹʃənɨs/ (wife of a marquess) :: marchesa {f}
Marcius {prop} (a Roman nomen gentile) :: Marcio, Marzio
marcophily {n} (branch of philately) :: marcofilia {f}
mare {n} /mɛə/ (female horse) :: cavalla {f}
mareogram {n} (marigram) SEE: marigram ::
Margaret {prop} (female given name) :: Margherita {f}
margarine {n} /ˈmɑɹ.dʒə.ɹɪn/ (spread) :: margarina {f}
margay {n} (Leopardus wiedii) :: margay {m}
margin {n} /ˈmɑːɹdʒ(ə)n/ (edge of the paper that remains blank) :: margine
margrave {n} /ˈmɑɹɡɹeɪv/ (military officer in charge of German border area) :: margravio {m}
margrave {n} (hereditary prince) :: margravio {m}
marguerite {n} (oxeye daisy) SEE: oxeye daisy ::
Marian {prop} (Female given name) :: Marianna {f}
Marian {adj} (relating to Virgin Mary) :: mariano
Mariana Trench {prop} (trench in the North Pacific Ocean) :: Fossa delle Marianne
Marianist {n} :: marianista {m} {f}
mariculture {n} (seawater aquaculture of fish or other sea creatures) :: maricoltura {f}
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary ::
marigold {n} /ˈmɛɹ.ɪˌɡoʊld/ (Calendula) :: calendola {f}, fiorrancio {m}
marigram {n} (Printed recording of tidal level) :: mareogramma {f}
marijuana {n} /ˌmɛɹɪˈwɑ.nə/ (the drug) :: erba {f}, marijuana {f}
marimba {n} /mə.ˈɹɪm.bə/ (musical instrument) :: marimba
marina {n} /məˈɹinə/ (harbour) :: porticciolo {m}, marina {f}, porticciolo turistico
Marina {prop} (female given name) :: Marina
marine {adj} /məˈɹiːn/ (of or pertaining to the sea) :: marino, marittimo
marine biologist {n} (someone who studies marine biology) :: biologo marino {m}, biologa marina {f}
marine biology {n} (branch of biology) :: biologia marina
marine corps {n} /məˈɹinˌkɔɹ/ (military organization of marines who are trained and equipped to fight on or from ships) :: fanteria di marina {f}
mariner {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor ::
mariner's compass {n} (compass) SEE: compass ::
marionette {n} (string puppet) :: marionetta {f}
Marist {n} /ˈmaɹɪst/ (member of any of several Roman Catholic organizations named after the Virgin Mary) :: marista {m} {f}
Marist {adj} (of or pertaining to these organizations or their members) :: marista
marital status {n} (term describing relationship) :: stato civile {m}
mariticide {n} (a man who kills his wife) SEE: uxoricide ::
maritime {adj} /ˈmæ.ɹɪˌtaɪm/ (bordering on the sea) :: marittimo {m}
maritime pine {n} (a pine tree) :: pino marittimo {m}
Marius {prop} (male given name) :: Mario {m}
marjoram {n} /ˈmɑɹd͡ʒəɹəm/ (plant) :: maggiorana {f}
marjoram {n} (culinary herb) :: maggiorana {f}
mark {n} /mɑɹk/ (indication for reference or measurement) :: segno {m}
mark {n} (academic score) :: voto {m}
mark {n} (sporting score) :: punteggio {m}
mark {n} (visible impression, blemish, stain) :: macchia {f}
mark {v} (indicate) :: marcare
mark {v} (blemish) :: macchiare
mark {n} (unit of currency) :: marco {m}
mark {n} (coin) :: moneta {f} di un marco
Mark {prop} /mɑɹk/ (male given name) :: Marco {m}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist) :: Marco {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Marco {m}
marker {n} (note of debt) :: nota {f}, quota {f} [(di debito da pagare)]
marker {n} (A gene or DNA sequence with a known location) :: marcatore
marker {n} (marker pen) SEE: marker pen ::
marker pen {n} (pen) :: marcatore {m}
market {n} /ˈmɑɹkɪt/ :: mercato {m}
market {v} (to sell) SEE: sell ::
market {n} (flea market) SEE: flea market ::
marketable {adj} (of or pertaining to marketability) :: commerciabile
market gardener {n} (one who operates a market garden) :: ortolano {m}
marketing {n} (the promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service) :: marketing {m}
marketplace {n} (open area in a town housing a public market) :: mercato {m}
market town {n} (town that has a traditional right to hold a regular market) :: borgo {m}
marking gauge {n} :: truschino, graffietto
Markov process {n} (stochastic process) :: processo markoviano {m}, processo di Markov {m}
marksman {n} /ˈmɑɹksmən/ (a man skilled in shooting at a target) :: tiratore scelto {m}, tiratrice scelta {f}
markup language {n} (computer language using markups) :: linguaggio di markup {m}
marl {n} /mɑɹl/ (a mixed earthy substance) :: marna {f}
marl {v} (to cover with marline) :: marnare
marlin {n} (game fish) :: pesce spada {m}
marmalade {n} /ˈmɑː(ɹ)m.ə.leɪd/ (jam) :: marmellata {f}
marmoset {n} /ˈmɑɹməsət/ (small monkey) :: uistitì {m}, marmose
marmot {n} /ˈmɑɹmət/ (rodent of the genera Marmota) :: marmotta
Marne {prop} (river) :: Marna
maroon {n} /məˈɹuːn/ (castaway) :: naufrago {m}, naufraga {f}
maroon {n} (dark red, somewhat brownish colour) :: granate, bordeaux
maroon {adj} (color) :: granate, rossastro, fulvo
marquee {n} /mɑː(ɹ)ˈkiː/ (large tent) :: padiglione {m}, tendone {m}
marquee {n} (projecting canopy) :: pensilina {f}
marquess {n} /ˈmɑɹ.kwɪs/ (title of nobility) :: marchese {m}
marquetry {n} /ˈmɑːkɪtɹi/ (woodworking technique) :: intarsio {m}
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess ::
Marrakech {prop} (city in Morocco) :: Marrakech {m}
marriage {n} /ˈmæɹɪdʒ/ (state of being married) :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
marriage {n} (union of two people) :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
marriage {n} (wedding) :: matrimonio {m}, nozze {f-p}, sposalizio {m}
marriage {n} (close union) :: connubio, unione
marriage {n} (joining of two parts) :: stato coniugale
marriage {n} :: matrimonio {m}
marriage bed {n} (the bed shared by a newly-married couple) :: talamo {m}
married {adj} /ˈmæɹ.id/ (In a state of marriage; having a wife or a husband) :: sposato, coniugato
marron glacé {n} /məˌɹɑn ɡləˈseɪ/ (chestnut preserved in sugar or syrup and flavoured with vanilla) :: marron glacé {m}
marrow {n} /ˈmæɹoʊ/ (substance inside bones) :: midollo
marrow {n} (kind of vegetable) :: zucchina {f}
marrowbone {n} (bone with edible marrow) :: osso con midollo {m}, ossobuco {m}, osso buco {m}
marry {v} /ˈmæɹɪ/ (to take a husband or wife) :: sposare
marry {v} (to be joined in marriage) :: sposarsi
marry {v} (to give away as wife or husband) :: sposare
marry {v} (to take for husband or wife) :: sposare
marry up {v} (join) SEE: join ::
Mars {prop} /ˈmɑɹz/ (planet) :: Marte {m}
Mars {prop} (god of war) :: Marte {m}
Mars {prop} (brand of chocolate bar) :: Mars {m}
Marsaxlokk {prop} (port) :: Marsascirocco, Porto di Marsacirocco {m}
Marseillaise {prop} /mɑːɹseɪˈjɛz/ (the French national anthem) :: la Marsigliese {f}
Marseilles {prop} /mɑː(ɹ)ˈseɪ(l)(z)/ (city in France) :: Marsiglia {f}
Marseille soap {n} (kind of hard soap) :: sapone di Marsiglia {m}
marsh {n} /mɑɹʃ/ (area of low, wet land) :: palude {f}
marshal {n} /ˈmɑɹʃəl/ (military officer of the highest rank) :: maresciallo {m}
Marshall Islands {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz/ (Republic of the Marshall Islands) :: Isole Marshall {f-p}
marsh harrier {n} (any member of Circus resembling Circus aeruginosus) :: falco di palude {m}
marshmallow {n} /ˈmɑɹʃˌmɛl.oʊ/ (plant) :: altea {f}
marshmallow {n} (confectionery) :: marshmallow
marshrutka {n} (share taxi) :: maršrutka {f}
marsupial {n} /mɑɹˈsupi.əl/ (mammal of which the female typically has a pouch) :: marsupiale {m}
marsupial {adj} (of or pertaining to a marsupial) :: marsupiale
marsupialization {n} (surgical technique) :: marsupializzazione
marsupium {n} (pouch of a marsupial) :: marsupio {m}
marsupium {n} :: marsupio {m}
marten {n} /ˈmɑɹ.tən/ (mammal) :: martora {f}
Martha {prop} /ˈmɑɹθə/ (female given name) :: Marta
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary) :: Marta
martial {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃəl/ :: marziale
Martial {prop} (male given name) :: Marziale
martial art {n} (fighting style) :: arti marziali
martial law {n} (rules by military authorities) :: legge marziale {f}
Martian {adj} /ˈmɑɹʃən/ (pertaining to the planet Mars) :: marziano {m}, marziana {f}
Martian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the planet Mars) :: marziano {m}, marziana {f}
Martian {prop} (language) :: marziano {m}
Martin {prop} /ˈmɑɹ.tn̩/ (given name) :: Martino
Martina {prop} /mɑɹˈtinə/ (female given name) :: Martina {f}
martini {n} /ˌmɑɹˈtiːni/ (cocktail) :: martini {m}
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique) :: Martinica
martlet {n} (depiction of a mythological bird) :: merlotto {m}
martyr {n} /ˈmɐːtə(ɹ)/ (one willing to be killed for religion) :: martire {m}
martyr {n} (one who sacrifices their life for an important cause) :: martire {m}
martyr {n} (one who suffers greatly, even involuntarily) :: martire
martyr {v} (torture) SEE: torture ::
martyrizer {n} (one who martyrs, puts others trough martyrdom) :: martirizzatore {m}
martyrology {n} (list of martyred Christian saints) :: martirologio {m}
marvel {n} (miracle) SEE: miracle ::
marvel {v} /ˈmɑɹvl̩/ (become filled with wonderment) :: stupirsi, meravigliarsi
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous ::
marvelous {adj} /ˈmɑɹvələs/ (exciting wonder or surprise) :: meraviglioso
Marxism {n} (philosophy) :: marxismo {m}
Marxism {n} (ideology) :: marxismo {m}
Marxism-Leninism {prop} (communist ideological stream) :: marxismo-leninismo {m}
Mary {prop} /ˈmɛəɹɪ/ (female given name) :: Maria {f}
Mary {prop} (biblical mother of Jesus) :: Maria {f}, Madonna {f}
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus) :: Maria Maddalena
marzipan {n} /ˌmɑːzɪˈpæn/ (confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white) :: marzapane {m}
mascara {n} /ˌmæsˈkæɹə/ (eyelash cosmetic) :: mascara {m}, rimmel {m}
mascarpone {n} (cheese) :: mascarpone {m}
mascot {n} /ˈmæsˌkɑːt/ (something thought to bring good luck) :: portafortuna, talismano
mascot {n} (something used to symbolize a sports team or other group) :: mascotte {f}
masculine {adj} /ˈmæskjulɪn/ (of the male sex; biologically male, not female; manly) :: mascolino {m}
masculine {adj} (belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males) :: maschile
masculine {adj} (having male qualities, not feminine or effeminate) :: masculino {m}
masculinity {n} /ˌmæskjəˈlɪnɪti/ (degree or property of being masculine) :: mascolinità {f}
maser {n} /ˈmeɪzɚ/ (beam of microwaves) :: maser {m}
Maseru {prop} (capital of Lesotho) :: Maseru
mash {n} (mashed potatoes) SEE: mashed potatoes ::
mashed potatoes {n} (potatoes that have been boiled and mashed) :: purè di patate {m}, purea {f}
masjid {n} (mosque) SEE: mosque ::
mask {n} /mɑːsk/ (cover for the face) :: maschera {f}, mascherina {f}
mask {n} (that which disguises) :: maschera {f}
mask {v} (to disguise; to cover; to hide) :: mascherare
masked ball {n} (a formal dance with dancers wearing masks) :: ballo in maschera {m}
masochism {n} /ˈmæs.ə.kɪ.zəm/ (the enjoyment of receiving pain or humiliation) :: masochismo
masochist {n} (someone who enjoys pain or humiliation) :: masochista {m} {f}
masochistic {adj} (deriving pleasure from abuse, being punished, or dominated) :: masochistico
masquerade {n} (party of people wearing masks, and amusing themselves) :: mascherata {f}, ballo in maschera {m}, festa in costume {f}
masquerade {v} (to conceal with masks) :: travestirsi, mascherarsi
masquerade {v} (to frolic or disport in disguise) :: spacciarsi, travestirsi
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt ::
mass {n} /mæs/ (quantity of matter cohering together to make one body) :: massa {f}
mass {n} (large quantity; sum) :: massa {f}
mass {n} (bulk; magnitude; body; size) :: massa {f}
mass {n} (physics: quantity of matter which a body contains) :: massa {f}
mass {n} (medicine: palpable or visible abnormal globular structure) :: massa
mass {n} /mæs/ (religion: Eucharist) :: messa {f}
mass {n} (religion: celebration of the Eucharist) :: messa {f}
Mass {n} /ˈmæs/ (Roman Catholic Church: the principal liturgical service) :: messa {f}
Massa Carrara {prop} (province) :: Massa e Carrara
massacre {n} /ˈmæs.ə.kɚ/ (intentional mass killing) :: strage {f}
massage {n} /məˈsɑʒ/ (rubbing, kneading, or hitting muscled part of a body) :: massaggio {m}
masseur {n} /məˈsuːɹ/ (a person who performs massage) :: massaggiatore {m}, massaggiatrice {f}
masseuse {n} /məˈsuːs/ (a female masseur) :: massaggiatrice
massive {adj} /ˈmæs.ɪv/ (massive) :: massiccio
mass media {n} (public communication that reaches a large audience) :: mezzi di comunicazione {p}
mass number {n} (number of protons and neutrons in an atomic nucleus) :: numero di massa {m}
mast {n} /mæst/ (support of a sail) :: albero
mast {v} (supply and fit a mast to a ship) :: alberare, inalberare
mastectomy {n} (surgical procedure to remove all or part of the breast) :: mastectomia {f}
master {n} /ˈmɑːs.tə/ (someone who has control over something or someone) :: padrone {m}
master {n} (owner of an animal or slave) :: padrone {m}, padrona {f}, proprietario {m}
master {n} (captain of a merchant ship) :: capitano {m}, comandante {m}
master {n} (someone who employs others) :: boss {m}, capo {m}, titolare {m}
master {n} (expert at something) :: padrone {m}, maestro {m}
master {n} (tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices) :: maestro {m}
master {n} (courtesy title of a man) :: mastro {m}
master {n} (original of a document or of a recording) :: master {m}
master {adj} (main, principal or predominant) :: maestro {m}
master {adj} (original) :: mastro {m}
master {v} (to control) :: padroneggiare
master {n} (schoolmaster) SEE: schoolmaster ::
mastermind {v} /ˈmæs.tɚˌmaɪnd/ (to act as mastermind) :: orchestrare, architettare
master of ceremonies {n} (someone who conducts a program by introducing performers) :: presentatore {m}, presentatrice {f}
master of ceremonies {n} :: cerimoniere {m}
masterpiece {n} /ˈmæstɚˌpis/ (piece of work that has been given much critical praise) :: capolavoro {m}
master race {n} (race of people) :: razza superiore {f}
master's {n} (master's degree) SEE: master's degree ::
master's degree {n} (postgraduate degree) :: magistrale {f}
master's thesis {n} (thesis) :: tesi magistrale
masterwork {n} (piece of quality indicative of having been made by a master) SEE: masterpiece ::
masterwork {n} (piece done to be ranked a master) :: capolavoro {m}
masterwort {n} /ˈmɑːstəwəːt/ (Peucedanum ostruthium) :: astranzia {f}
masterwort {n} (Astrantia spp.) :: astranzia
mastery {n} (philosopher's stone) SEE: philosopher's stone ::
mastic {n} (the shrub or tree Pistacia lentiscus) :: lentisco {m}
masticate {v} (chew) SEE: chew ::
mastiff {n} /ˈmæstɪf/ (mastiff) :: mastino {m}
mastodon {n} /ˈmæstədɑn/ (extinct elephant-like mammal of the genus Mammut) :: mastodonte {m}
masturbate {v} /ˈmæstɚbeɪt/ (to masturbate) :: masturbare, masturbarsi
masturbation {n} /ˌmæstɚˈbeɪʃən/ (manual erotic stimulation of the genitals) :: masturbazione {f}
masturbator {n} (someone who masturbates) :: masturbatore {m}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland) :: Masuria
masurium {n} (obsolete name of technetium) :: masurio {m}
mat {n} /mæt/ (foot wiping device or floor covering) :: stuoia {f}, stoino {m}, graticcio {m}
mat {n} (protector) :: sottopiatto {m}
mat {n} (athletics: protective pad) :: materassino {m}
match {n} /mætʃ/ (sporting event) :: incontro {m}, partita {f}, gara {f}
match {n} (attribute equaling or exceeding) :: pari, simile, (degno) avversario {m}
match {v} (to agree; to equal) :: incontrarsi, corrispondere, uguagliare
match {n} (device to make fire) :: fiammifero {m}
matcha {n} /ˈmɑ.tʃə/ (powdered green tea for ceremonies) :: matcha {m}, maccha {m}
matchbook {n} (a small folded sheet of cardboard containing rows of cardboard matches) :: portafiammiferi {m}
matching {n} /ˈmætʃɪŋ/ (graph theory: set of edges) :: abbinamento {m}
matchmaker {n} (someone who makes matchsticks) :: fiammiferaio
mate {n} (checkmate) SEE: checkmate ::
Matera {prop} (province) :: Matera
Matera {prop} (town) :: Matera {f}
material {adj} /məˈtɪɹi.əl/ (related to matter) :: materiale {m}
material {adj} (worldly) :: materiale
material {n} (matter) :: materiale
material {n} (sample or specimens for study) :: materiale
material {n} (cloth) :: materiale
materialism {n} (concern over material possessions) :: materialismo
materialist {n} /məˈtiːɹɪəlɪst/ (someone who is materialistic) :: materialista
maternal {adj} /məˈtɜɹnəl/ (of or pertaining to a mother) :: materno
maternal {adj} (related through the mother, or her side of the family) :: materno
maternal {adj} :: materno
maternal aunt {n} (one's mother's sister) :: zia {f}
maternal death {n} (death of a woman that occurs directly related to the procreative process) :: morte osterica {f}
maternal grandfather {n} (one's mother's father) :: nonno materno
maternal grandmother {n} (The mother of one's mother) :: nonna materna {f}
maternal uncle {n} (brother of one's mother) :: zio {m}, zio materno {m}
math {n} /mæθ/ (short form of mathematics) :: [rare] mate {f}
mathematically {adv} (according to or using mathematics) :: matematicamente
mathematician {n} /ˈmæθ(.ə)ˌmə.tɪʃ.ən/ (expert in mathematics) :: matematico {m}, matematica {f}
mathematics {n} /mæθ(ə)ˈmætɪks/ (field of study) :: matematica {f}
mathematics {n} (person's ability to use mathematics) :: matematica {f}
mathematize {v} (describe in terms of a mathematical equation) :: matematizzare
Matilda {prop} /məˈtɪldə/ (female given name, cognates and transliterations) :: Matilde
matriculate {v} (transitive; enroll as a member of a body) :: immatricolare
matrimony {n} /ˈmatɹɪməni/ (marriage or the state of being married) :: matrimonio {m}
matrimony {n} (the marriage ceremony) :: matrimonio {m}, cerimonia di nozze
matrix {n} (womb) SEE: womb ::
matrix {n} /ˈmeɪtɹɪks/ (extracellular matrix, see also: extracellular matrix) :: matrice
matrix {n} (medium in which bacteria are cultured) :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} (math: rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms) :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} (two-dimensional array) :: matrice {f}
matrix {n} (archaeology: sediment surrounding and including materials) :: matrice {f}
matroid {n} :: matroide {m}
matryoshka {n} (Russian doll) SEE: Russian doll ::
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Matsuyama
matte {adj} /mæt/ (not reflective of light) :: opaco {m}
matted {adj} (forming a thick tangled mess) :: aggrovigliato, arruffato, ingarbugliato, infeltrito
matted {adj} (covered with mats or matting) :: coperto di stuoie, fatto a stuoia
matter {n} /ˈmætɚ/ (basic structural component of the universe) :: materia {f}
matter {n} (non-antimatter matter) :: materia {f}
matter {n} (kind of substance) :: materia {f}
matter {n} (reason for concern) :: problema {m}
matter {n} (situation) :: argomento {m}, questione {f}, faccenda {f}
matter {n} (cause) :: causa {f}
matter {n} (neurology: nerve tissue type) :: materia {f}
matter {n} :: materia {f}
matter {v} (to be important) :: importare, contare
Matterhorn {prop} (mountain) :: Cervino
Matthew {prop} /ˈmæθjuː/ (male given name) :: Matteo {m}, Mattia {m}
Matthew {prop} (biblical disciple) :: Matteo
Matthew {prop} (gospel of Matthew) :: Matteo
Matthias {prop} /məˈθaɪəs/ (the Apostle replacing Judas) :: Mattia
Matthias {prop} (male given name) :: Mattia
mattock {n} (agricultural tool) :: piccone {m}
mattress {n} /ˈmætɹɪs/ (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep) :: materasso {m}
mature {adj} /məˈtʃʊ(ə)ɹ/ (fully developed) :: maturo
mature {v} (to become mature; to ripen) :: maturare
maturity {n} /məˈtʊəɹəti/ (state of being mature, ready or ripe) :: maturità {f}
maudlin {adj} /ˈmɑd.lɪn/ (affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner) :: piagnucoloso, sdolcinato
maugre {prep} (in spite of) SEE: in spite of ::
maul {n} (heavy, long-handled hammer) :: maglio {m}, mazza {f}
maul {v} (savage) :: sbranare
maul {v} (to criticise rudely) :: strapazzare
maulstick {n} /ˈmɔːl.stɪk/ :: appoggiamano {m}
maundy {n} (commandment) SEE: commandment ::
Maundy Thursday {prop} (Thursday before Easter) :: Giovedì santo {m}
Maurice {prop} /məˈɹis/ (male given name) :: Maurizio
Mauritania {prop} /ˌmɔːɹɪˈteɪni.ə/ (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) :: Mauritania {f}
Mauritian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture) :: mauriziano
Mauritian {n} (person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent) :: mauriziano {m}
Mauritius {prop} /məˈɹɪʃəs/ (country) :: Maurizio {m}, l'isola di Maurizio {f}, Mauritius
mausoleum {n} /ˌmɔː(ɹ).zəˈliː.əm/ (large tomb) :: mausoleo {m}
mauve {n} /mɔːv/ (colour) :: malva
maven {n} /ˈmeɪvən/ (expert in a given field) :: intenditore {m}
maverick {adj} /ˈmævəɹɪk/ (showing independence in thoughts or actions) :: individualista {m} {f}
maverick {n} (unbranded range animal) :: brado {m}
maverick {n} (one who does not abide by rules) :: cane sciolto, anticonformista {m}, indipendente {m}
maverick {n} (one who creates or uses controversial and/or unconventional ideas or practices) :: anticonformista {m}
maw {n} /mɔ/ (upper digestive tract) :: fauci {f-p}
maxilla {n} (bone of upper jaw) :: mascella {f}
maxim {n} /ˈmæk.sɪm/ (moral precept) :: massima {f}, principio {m}
maxima {n} :: massima {f}
maximal {adj} (Largest, greatest, highest, most) :: massimo
maximalism {n} (tendency toward excess) :: massimalismo {m}
Maximilian {prop} (male given name) :: Massimiliano
maximization {n} (act of raising something to its greatest value or extent) :: massimizzazione {f}
maximum {n} /ˈmæksɪməm/ (highest limit) :: massimo {m}
maximum {n} (math: greatest value) :: massimo {m}
maximum {adj} (highest degree) :: massimo {m}
may {v} /meɪ/ (have permission to) :: potere
may {v} (possibly, but not certainly) :: forse, può essere che + subjunctive
may {v} (subjunctive) :: use subjunctive of potere
may {n} (the hawthorn bush or its blossom) :: biancospino {m}
May {prop} /meɪ/ (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: maggio
maybe {adv} /ˈmeɪbi/ (indicating a lack of certainty) :: forse, magari, chissà
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence) :: forse, può essere
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer ::
mayfly {n} (insect of order Ephemeroptera) :: efemera {f}, effimera {f}
mayhem {n} /ˈmeɪhɛm/ (chaos) :: caos {m}, confusione {f}
mayonnaise {n} /ˈmæn.eɪz/ (dressing) :: maionese {f}
mayor {n} /ˈmeɪ.ɚ/ (leader of a city) :: sindaco {m}, sindaca {f}, primo cittadino {m}, prima cittadina {f}
mayoralty {n} (the office or term of a mayor) :: sindacatura {f}
Mayotte {prop} /maɪˈɒt/ (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte) :: Mayotte
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck) :: che la Forza sia con te
maze {n} /ˈmeɪz/ (Puzzle to get through) :: labirinto {m}, meandro {m}
mazurka {n} (dance) :: mazurca {f}
Mazzinian {adj} :: mazziniano
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip ::
Möbius strip {n} /ˈməʊ.biː.əs stɹɪp/ (one-sided surface) :: nastro di Möbius {m}
Möbius transformation {n} (transformation of the complex plane) :: trasformazione di Möbius {f}
McCarthyite {n} (follower of McCarthyism) :: maccartista
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta) :: gallinella commune, lattughella, valerianella
McIntosh {n} (apple tree and fruit variety) :: McIntosh
me {pron} /mi/ (direct object of a verb) :: mi
me {pron} (object of a preposition) :: me
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb) :: me
me {pron} :: [after preposition] me, [indirect object] mi, [indirect object, emphatic] a me, [indirect object with an imperative verb; attached to the end of the verb and becoming me when used along with a direct object; the m is doubled with some verbs] mi, [direct object] mi, [direct object, emphatic] me
mea culpa {n} /ˌmeɪ.əˈkʊl.pə/ (My fault, due to my error) :: colpa mia
mead {n} /miːd/ (alcoholic drink) :: idromele {m}
meadow {n} /ˈmɛdoʊ/ (field or pasture) :: prato {m}
meadow pipit {n} (bird) :: pispola {f}
meadowrue {n} (plant) :: pigamo
meadowsweet {n} /ˈmɛdoʊˈswit/ (Filipendula ulmaria) :: olmaria {f}
meager {adj} /ˈmiɡɚ/ (lean) :: magro
meagre {n} /ˈmiːɡɚ/ (Argyrosomus regius) :: bocca d'oro {f}
meagre {adj} (Having little flesh; lean; thin.) :: magro {m}, magra {f}
meagre {adj} (Deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying) :: scarno {m}, esiguo {m}
meal {n} /miːl/ (food that is prepared and eaten) :: pasto {m}
meal {n} (coarse-ground edible part of various grains) :: mangìme {m}
meal ticket {n} (a voucher for food) :: tagliando
meal ticket {n} (an exploited source of income or livelihood) :: gonzo, pollo
mean {v} /miːn/ (to intend; plan on doing) :: volere, avere l'intenzione, intendere
mean {v} (to have intentions of some kind) :: intendere
mean {v} (to convey, indicate) :: significare, volere dire
mean {v} (to signify) :: voler dire
mean {v} (to have conviction in what one says) :: intendere
mean {v} (to result in; bring about) :: voler dire, significare, portare
mean {adj} (causing or intending to cause intentional harm) :: cattivo, maligno, malevolo, sgarbato
mean {adj} (miserly, stingy) :: taccagno, avaro, spilorcio
mean {adj} (low-minded; acting without consideration of others) :: meschino, gretto, ignobile
mean {adj} (powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging) :: violento, furioso, potente
mean {adj} (low in quality; inferior) :: inferiore {m} {f}, mediocre, insignificante
mean {adj} (accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with) :: eccellente, fantastico, favoloso, formidabile
mean {adj} (having the mean as its value) :: medio
mean {n} (method by which something is done) :: mezzo {m}
mean {n} (intermediate value) :: media {f}
mean {n} (arithmetic mean) :: media {f}
mean {n} (the statistical value) :: media {f}
mean {n} (mathematics: either of the two numbers in the middle of a conventionally presented proportion) :: medio {m}
meander {n} /miˈændɚ/ (winding, crooked or involved course) :: meandro {m}
meander {v} (to wander idly) :: girovare, girovagare
meaning {n} /ˈmiːnɪŋ/ (symbolic value of something) :: significato {m}
meaning {n} (significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life") :: significato {m}
meaning {n} (definition or connotation of a word) :: significato {m}
meaning {n} :: significato {m}
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning) :: senza senso, privo di significato, insignificante, senza capo né coda
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions) :: il senso della vita
meanness {n} (the condition or quality of being mean) :: grettezza {f}, meschinità {f}, taccagneria {f}
meantime {n} /ˈmiːntaɪm/ :: frattempo {m}, attesa
mean value theorem {n} (theorem that for a differentiable function on an interval there is a point in the interval where the derivative equals the overall slope) :: teorema di Lagrange {m}, teorema del valor medio {m}, teorema dell'incremento finito {m}
meanwhile {adv} /ˈmiːnwaɪl/ (during the time) :: intanto, nel frattempo
meanwhile {adv} (at the same time but elsewhere) :: intanto, nel frattempo
measles {n} /ˈmiːzəlz/ (acute highly contagious viral disease) :: morbillo
measure {n} /ˈmɛʒə/ (size ascertained by measuring) :: misura {f}
measure {n} (act of measuring) :: misurazione {f}, misura {f}
measure {n} (ruler, measuring stick) :: righello {m}, regolo {m}
measure {n} (action to achieve some purpose) :: misura {f}
measure {n} (special mathematical function) :: misura {f}, funzione di misura {f}
measure {v} (ascertain the quantity of a unit) :: misurare
measure {v} (estimate the unit size) :: misurare
measurement {n} /ˈmeʒ.ɚ.mənt/ (act of measuring) :: misurazione, misura
measure up {v} (To meet expectations; to be as good as) :: essere all'altezza
measuring cup {n} (utensil to measure the volume) :: misurino {m}
measuring jug {n} (jug for measuring liquids) SEE: measuring cup ::
measuring rod {n} :: canna metrica {f}
measuring tape {n} (tape measure) SEE: tape measure ::
meat {n} /miːt/ (animal flesh used as food) :: carne {f}
meat {n} (type of meat) :: carne {f}
meat {n} (any sort of flesh) :: carne {f}
meat {n} (solid edible part of a plant) :: polpa
meat and potatoes {adj} (typical, average) :: carne e patate
meatball {n} (meatball) :: polpetta {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat) :: tritacarne {m}
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic ::
meatloaf {n} /ˈmitloʊf/ (mixture of ground meat) :: polpettone {m}
meat market {n} (market where meat is sold) :: mercato della carne {m}
meat pie {n} (pie containing meat) :: pasticcio di carne
meat safe {n} :: moscaiola {f}
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia) :: La Mecca {f}
mechanic {n} (skilled worker) :: meccanico {m}
mechanical {adj} /məˈkæ.nə.kəl/ (physics: related to mechanics) :: meccanico
mechanical engineering {n} (subfield of engineering) :: ingegneria meccanica {f}
mechanically {adv} (In a mechanical manner) :: meccanicamente, macchinalmente
mechanics {n} (a branch of physics) :: meccanica {f}
mechanism {n} /ˈmɛkənɪzm/ (mechanical means for the conversion or control of motion) :: meccanismo {m}
mechanism {n} (mental, chemical, or physical process) :: meccanismo
mechanization {n} (the use of machinery to replace human or animal labour) :: meccanizzazione {f}
mechanize {v} /ˈmɛkənaɪz/ (to equip with machinery) :: meccanizzare
mechano- {prefix} (machines or mechanisms) :: meccano-
mechanocaloric {adj} :: meccanocalorico
mechatronics {n} (synergistic combination) :: meccatronica {f}
Mechelen {prop} /ˈmɛkələn/ (city) :: Mellina {f}
Mechitarist {n} /ˌmɛkɪˈtɑɹɪst/ (one of a congregation of Benedictine monks) :: mechitarista
Mecklenburg {prop} (region of Germany) :: Meclemburgo {m}
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania {prop} (one of the component states of Germany) :: Meclemburgo-Pomerania Anteriore {m}
meconium {n} (contents of the fetal intestines) :: meconio {m}
medal {n} /ˈmɛɾ.ɫ̩]/ (stamped metal disc) :: medaglia {f}
medallion {n} /məˈdæljən/ (large decorative medal) :: medaglione
medal table {n} :: medagliere {m}
meddle {v} /ˈmɛd.əl/ (to interfere in affairs) :: immischiarsi
meddle {v} (to have sex) SEE: have sex ::
meddler {n} /ˈmɛdlɚ/ (one who meddles or interferes) :: ficcanaso {m}, impiccione
mediaeval {adj} (medieval) SEE: medieval ::
medial rectus {n} (muscle) :: retto mediale {m}, muscolo retto mediale {m}
median {n} /ˈmiːdi.ən/ (statistics: measure of central tendency) :: mediano {m}
media outlet {n} (broadcast program that provides news) :: organo di stampa {m}
mediastinal {adj} (relating to the mediastinum) :: mediastinico
mediate {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate ::
mediate {v} /ˈmidieɪt/ (resolve differences) :: mediare
mediate {v} (intervene between conflicting parties) :: mediare
mediation {n} /midiˈeɪʃən/ :: mediazione {f}
mediator {n} /ˈmidieɪtɚ/ (one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement) :: mediatore {m}
medic {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
medic {n} (paramedic) SEE: paramedic ::
medical {adj} /ˈmɛdɪkl̩/ (of the practice of medicine) :: medico
medicaster {n} /ˈmɛdɪkastə/ (quack doctor) :: medicastro {m}
medication {n} /mɛdɪˈkeɪʃən/ (one or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient) :: medicazione {f}
medication {n} (administration of medicine) :: medicazione {f}
medicine {n} /ˈmɛ.dɪ.sɪn/ (substance which promotes healing) :: medicina {f}, medicamento
medicine {n} (field of study) :: medicina {f}, clinica {f}
medicine man {n} (shamanistic healer) :: uomo di medicina {m}
medieval {adj} /ˌmɛd.i.ˈiː.vəl/ (of or relating to the Middle Ages) :: medievale {m} {f}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal ::
Medieval Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek ::
medievalism {n} (the study of the Middle Ages) :: medievalismo {m}
medieval studies {n} (medieval studies) :: medievalistica
medimnus {n} (unit of dry capacity) :: medimno {m}
mediocre {adj} /ˌmidiˈoʊkəɹ/ (having no peculiar or outstanding features) :: mediocre
mediocrity {n} /miːdɪˈɒkɹɪti/ (condition of being mediocre) :: mediocrità {f}
meditate {v} (contemplate) :: meditare, filosofare
meditate {v} (rest) :: meditare, riflettere
meditation {n} /mɛdɪˈteɪʃən/ :: meditazione {f}
Mediterranean {adj} /ˌmɛdɪtəˈɹeɪnɪən/ (Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it) :: mediterraneo
Mediterranean {prop} (Mediterranean Sea) SEE: Mediterranean Sea ::
Mediterranean diet {n} (diet) :: dieta mediterranea {f}
Mediterranean Sea {prop} (the sea between Europe and Africa) :: Mar Mediterraneo {m}, Mediterraneo {m}
medium {n} /ˈmiːdɪəm/ (nutrient solution for the growth of cells in vitro) :: mezzo
medium {n} (someone who supposedly conveys information from the spirit world) :: medium
medium {adj} (of intermediate size) :: medio
medlar {n} (tree) :: nespolo {m}
medlar {n} (fruit) :: nespola {f}
medley {n} /ˈmɛdli/ (collection or mixture of things) :: macedonia {f}, misto {m}, miscuglio {m}, mescolanza {f}
medley {n} (collection of related songs) :: varietà {f}, insieme, potpourri
medley {n} (swimming event) :: misto {m}
meek {adj} /mik/ (humble, modest, or self-effacing) :: modesto {m}
meek {adj} (submissive, dispirited) :: rassegnato
meerkat {n} /ˈmɪɹkæt/ (small carnivorous mammal) :: suricato {m}
meet {v} /miːt/ (encounter by accident) :: incontrare
meet {v} (see through arrangement) :: incontrare
meet {v} (to get acquainted) :: conoscere
meet {v} (converge and touch) :: incontrarsi
meet {v} (comply with) :: ottemperare, conformarsi, soddisfare
meeting {n} /ˈmitɪŋ/ (gathering for a purpose) :: riunione {f}
meeting {n} (encounter between people) :: incontro
meeting {n} (place or instance of junction or intersection) :: incrocio
meeting {n} :: riunione {f}; riunione {f}
mega- {prefix} /ˈmɛɡə/ (very large, great) :: mega-
mega- {prefix} (multiplication factor one million) :: mega-
megacolon {n} (all senses) :: megacolon {m}
megafarad {n} (a unit of electrical capacitance equal to one million farads) :: megafarad {m}
megagram {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms) :: megagrammo {f}
megakaryocyte {n} (large cell found in bone marrow) :: megacariocita {m}
megaliter {n} (megalitre) SEE: megalitre ::
megalithic {adj} (of or pertaining to megaliths) :: megalitico
megalitre {n} (1000000 litres) :: megalitro {m}
megalo- {prefix} /mɛˈɡæ.ləʊ/ :: megalo-
megalodon {n} (a group of extinct sharks) :: megalodonte {m}
megalosaur {n} (dinosaur of the Megalosauridae family) :: megalosauro {m}
megaphonic {adj} (all senses) :: megafonico
megapixel {n} (one million pixels, used as a unit of resolution of digital cameras) :: megapixel {m}
megapode {n} (bird) :: megapodio {m}
Megaric {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Megara) :: megarico
megaron {n} /ˈmeɡəɹɑːn/ (Mycenean rectangular hall) :: megaron {m}
megastore {n} (superstore) SEE: superstore ::
megastructure {n} :: megastruttura {f}
megaton {n} /ˈmɛɡəˌtʌn/ (unit of measure) :: megaton {m}, megatone {m}
megatsunami {n} /mɛɡə-tsuːˈnɑːmi/ (a very large tsunami) :: megatsunami {m}
megawatt-hour {n} (unit of energy) :: megawattora {m}
Megleno-Romanian {n} (person) :: meglenoromeno {m}
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language) :: lingua meglenorumena {f}
meh {interj} /mɛ/ (slang: expressing indifference or lack of enthusiasm) :: bah
meibomian gland {n} (gland) :: ghiandola di Meibomio {f}
meitnerium {n} /maɪtˈnɜɹi.əm/ (chemical element) :: meitnerio {m}
Mekong {prop} (river in Asia) :: Mekong {m}
melamine {n} /ˈmɛl.ə.min/ (substance) :: melamina {f}, melammina {f}
melancholic {adj} (filled with or affected by melancholy) :: malinconico
melancholy {adj} /ˈmɛl.ənˌkɑl.i/ (Affected with sadness or depression) :: melancolico, malinconico
melancholy {n} (Sadness or depression) :: malinconia {f}
Melanesian {n} (person living in or coming from Melanesia) :: melanesiano {m}, melanesiana {f}
melanin {n} /ˈmɛlənɪn/ (dark pigment) :: melanina {f}
melanism {n} (congenital excess of melanin pigmentation) :: melanismo {m}
melanoma {n} /mɛləˈnoʊmə/ (type of skin tumor) :: melanoma {m}
melatonergic {adj} (that modulates the melatonin system) :: melatoninergico
melatonin {n} /ˌmɛləˈtoʊnɪn/ (hormone) :: melatonina {f}
Melbourne {prop} /ˈmɛl.bɚn/ (city in Australia) :: Melbourne {m}
melee {n} /ˈmeɪˌleɪ/ (Hand-to-hand combat. Mano-à-mano) :: combattimento corpo a corpo {m}
Melissa {prop} /məˈlɪsə/ (female given name) :: Melissa
Melk {prop} (city of Austria) :: Melk
mellifluous {adj} /mɛˈlɪflu.əs/ (flowing like honey) :: mellifluo
mellophone {n} (brass instrument) :: mellofono {m}
melodrama {n} (romantic drama) :: melodramma {m}
melodramatic {adj} /ˈmɛl.ə.dɹəˌmæt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to melodrama) :: melodrammatico
melodramatic {adj} (exaggeratedly emotional) :: patetico, melodrammatico
melody {n} /ˈmɛl.ə.di/ (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase) :: melodia {f}
melomania {n} /ˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/ (an abnormal love of music) :: melomania {f}
melon {n} /ˈmɛlən/ (fruit) :: melone {m}
melon {n} (slang: breasts) :: meloni {p}
melongene {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant ::
melt {v} /mɛlt/ (intransitive: to change from a solid to a liquid) :: sciogliere, fondere
melt {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot ::
meltdown {n} (severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor) :: fusione del nocciolo {f}
melting pot {n} (place where many divergent things come together and are homogenized) :: crogiolo {m}, melting pot, calderone {m}
melt in the mouth {v} (to be deliciously soft and creamy, need little chewing) :: sciogliersi in bocca
melt in the mouth {adj} (deliciously soft and creamy, needing little chewing) :: che si scioglie in bocca {s}, che si sciolgono in bocca {p}
mem {n} /mɛm/ (Semitic letter) :: mem {m} {f}
member {n} (in set theory) SEE: element ::
member {n} /ˈmɛmbɚ/ (one who officially belongs to a group) :: membro {m}, iscritto {m}
member {n} (organ, limb) :: membro
member {n} (logic: one of the propositions making up a syllogism) SEE: premise ::
member state {n} (state that is a member of a confederation) :: stato membro {m}
membrane {n} /ˈmembɹeɪn/ (enclosing or separating tissue) :: membrana {f}
membrane {n} (a mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force) :: membrana
membranophone {n} (instrument) :: membranofono {m}
membranous {adj} (having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a membrane) :: membranoso
meme {n} /miːm/ (unit of cultural information) :: meme {m}
memento {n} (a keepsake) :: memento {m}, ricordo {m}
Memnon {prop} (Ethiopian king and warrior) :: Memnone {m}, Mennone {m}
memoir {n} /ˈmɛmˌwɑɹ/ (book describing the personal experiences of an author) :: memorie {f-p}
memoirs {n} (autobiography) SEE: memoir ::
memoization {n} :: memoizzazione {f}
memorial service {n} (funeral) SEE: funeral ::
memorization {n} (act of committing something to memory) :: memorizzazione {f}
memorize {v} /ˈmɛm.əɹˌaɪ̯z/ (to commit to memory, to learn by heart) :: memorizzare, imparare a memoria
memory {n} /ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi/ (ability to recall) :: memoria {f}
memory {n} (stored record) :: memoria {f}
memory {n} (RAM or ROM) :: memoria {f}
memory stick {n} (portable solid-state flash memory storage device) SEE: flash drive ::
Memphis {prop} /ˈmemfɪs/ (city of ancient Egypt) :: Menfi
men {n} /mɛn/ (human people) :: genti {m-p}
menace {n} /ˈmɛnɪs/ (perceived threat or danger) :: minaccia {f}
menace {n} (annoying and bothersome person) :: peste {f}
menacingly {adv} (In a menacing manner) :: minacciosamente
menagerie {n} /mɪˈnædʒəɹɪ/ (collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept) :: serraglio, recinto {m}
mend {v} /mɛnd/ (to repair) :: riparare
mend {v} (to repair a tear in clothing) :: rammendare
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false ::
mendacious {adj} /mɛnˈdeɪʃəs/ (lying, untruthful or dishonest) :: mendace
mendaciousness {n} (mendacity) SEE: mendacity ::
mendacity {n} /mɛnˈdæsəti/ (fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty) :: mendacità {f}
mendacity {n} (a deceit, falsehood, or lie) :: bugia {f}, menzogna {f}, falsità {f}, mendacità {f}
mendelevium {n} (chemical element) :: mendelevio {m}
Mendelian {adj} (of or relating to Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics) :: mendeliano
Mendelism {n} (Mendelism) :: Mendelismo.
mendicant {n} /ˈmɛn.dɪ.kənt/ (beggar) :: mendicante
mendicant order {n} (religious order) :: ordine mendicante {m}
mend one's ways {v} (attempting to remedy one's failings) :: ravvedersi
Menelaus {prop} /ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs/ (the king of Mycenaean Sparta) :: Menelao
menial {adj} /ˈmiːni.əl/ (of or relating to work normally performed by a servant) :: servile
meningitic {adj} (of or pertaining to meningitis) :: meningitico
meningococcal {adj} (of, or pertaining to meningococcus) :: meningococcico
meningococcus {n} (Neisseria meningitidis) :: meningococco {m}
meninx {n} /ˈmiːnɪŋks/ (membrane) :: meninge {f}
Mennonite {n} (a group of churches or denominations (the Mennonites)) :: mennoniti
Mennonitism {n} (the beliefs and practices of Mennonites) :: mennonitismo {m}
meno- {prefix} (relating to month) :: meno-
meno- {prefix} (relating to menstruation) :: meno-
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation) :: menopausa {f}
menorah {n} /mɪˈnɔːɹə/ (seven-branch candelabrum) :: menorah
menorrhagia {n} (excessive menstruation) :: menorragia {f}
menses {n} /ˈmen.siːz/ (menstrual flow) :: mestruazioni {f}
mensiochronology {n} :: mensiocronologia {f}
mensiversary {n} (day that is an exact month (or specified number of months) since the occurrence of an event) :: mesiversario {m}
menstrual {adj} /ˈmɛn.stɹəl/ (of or having to do with the menses) :: mestruale
menstrual {adj} (occurring once a month) :: mensile
menstrual {adj} (lasting for a month) :: mensile
menstrual cycle {n} (recurring cycle) :: ciclo mestruale {m}
menstrual fluid {n} (menses) :: mestruo {m}
menstruate {v} (to undergo menstruation) :: menstruare
menstruation {n} /ˌmɛnstɹuˈeɪʃən/ (periodic discharging of the menses) :: mestruazione {f}, ciclo {m}
mensuralism {n} (system of musical notation) :: mensuralismo {m}
mensuralist {adj} (pertaining to mensuralism) :: mensurale
mental {adj} /ˈmɛntəl/ (relating to the mind) :: mentale
mental {adj} (relating to a crazy person) :: pazzo
mental {adj} (relating to the chin) :: mentale, mentoniero, genieno
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders) :: ospedale psichiatrico {m}; manicomio {m} [obsolete]
mental illness {n} (mental disorder (countable)) :: disturbo mentale {m}
mental institution {n} (psychiatric hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
mentality {n} /menˈtæləti/ (mindset) :: mentalità {f}
mentally {adv} /ˈmɛntəli/ (in a mental manner) :: mentalmente
menthol {n} (cyclic monoterpene alcohol) :: mentolo {m}
mention {v} (mention) SEE: cover ::
mention {v} /ˈmɛnʃən/ (make a short reference to something) :: menzionare
mentor {n} /ˈmɛnˌtɔː/ (A wise and trusted counselor or teacher) :: mentore {m}
menu {n} /ˈmɛnjuː/ (details of the food to be served at a banquet) :: carta {f}
meow {interj} /miˈaʊ̯/ (cry of a cat) :: miao
meow {n} (cry of a cat) :: miao
meow {v} (of a cat, to make its cry) :: miagolare
MEP {initialism} (Member of the European Parliament) :: europarlamentare {m} {f}, eurodeputato {m}, eurodeputata {f}
mercantile {adj} /ˈmɝ.kənˌtaɪl/ (related to the exchange of goods for profit) :: mercantile
mercaptan {n} /məːˈkapt(ə)n/ (sulphuric compound) :: mercaptano {m}
mercenary {n} /ˈmɜː.sə.nə.ɹi/ (person employed to fight) :: mercenario {m}
mercenary {adj} (motivated by private gain) :: mercenario
mercerize {v} (to treat cotton with NaOH) :: mercerizzare
merchandise {n} /ˈmɝtʃənˌdaɪs/ (commodities offered for sale) :: merce {f}, mercanzia {f}
merchant {n} /ˈmɝtʃənt/ (person who traffics in commodities) :: mercante {m}, commerciante
merchant {n} (the owner or operator of a retail business) :: commerciante, negoziante
merchant {n} (trading vessel) SEE: cargo ship ::
merchantable {adj} (fit for market) :: commerciabile
merchantman {n} (merchant) SEE: merchant ::
merchantman {n} (cargo ship) SEE: cargo ship ::
merchant ship {n} (marine cargo vessel) SEE: cargo ship ::
merciful {adj} (showing mercy) :: misericordioso {m}, misericordiosa {f}
merciless {adj} /ˈmɝsɪlɛs/ (showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless) :: spietato, crudele
mercurial {adj} /mɝˈkjʊɹi.əl/ (lively, quick-witted) :: mutevole, lunatico {m}, incostante, volubile
mercuric {adj} (containing mercury with an oxidation number of 2) :: mercurico
mercury {n} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (element) :: mercurio {m}
Mercury {prop} /ˈmɝkjəɹi/ (planet) :: Mercurio {m}
Mercury {prop} (Roman god) :: Mercurio {m}
mercy {n} /ˈmɝsi/ (relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another) :: misericordia
mercy {n} :: misericordia {f}
mercy killing {n} (euthanasia) SEE: euthanasia ::
merely {adv} /ˈmɪɹli/ (only, just, and nothing more) :: soltanto, solamente, meramente, semplicemente
mereology {n} /ˌmiːɹɪˈɒlədʒi/ (logic: theory dealing with parts in relation to wholes) :: mereologia {f}
merge {v} /mɝdʒ/ (to combine into a whole) :: fondersi
merge {v} (to be combined into a whole) :: unirsi, mergere
merger {n} /ˈmɝdʒɚ/ (the act or process of merging) :: fusione {f}, unione {f}
mergirl {n} (mermaid) SEE: mermaid ::
mericarp {n} (an individual carpel of a schizocarp) :: mericarpo {m}
meridian {n} (imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface) :: meridiana {f}
meristem {n} (zone of active cell division) :: meristema {m}
merit {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹɪt/ (something worthy of a high rating) :: merito {m}
Merkel {prop} /ˈmeɹkəl/ (surname) :: Merkel
Merlin {prop} (Wizard in Arthurian legend) :: Merlino {m}, mago Merlino {m}
merlon {n} (any of the projections between the embrasures of a battlement) :: merlo {m}
mermaid {n} /ˈmɝ.meɪd/ (mythological woman with a fish's tail) :: sirena {f}
merman {n} :: tritone {m}
Meroitic {adj} (describing the language once used in Meroë) :: meroitico
Merovingian {n} /ˌmeɹəˈvɪndʒɪən/ (Salian Frankish dynasty) :: Merovingio {m}
merrily {adv} (in a cheerful or merry manner) :: allegramente
merry {adj} /ˈmɛɹɪ/ (jolly and full of high-spirits) :: allegro
merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time) :: buon Natale
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year) :: buon Natale e felice anno nuovo!, buone feste!
merry-go-round {n} /ˈmɛ.ɹi.ɡoʊ.ɹaʊnd/ (carousel) :: carosello {m}, giostra {f}
merrymaking {n} (joyful festivities) :: festività {f}, ricorrenza {f}
mesa {n} /ˈmeɪ.sə/ (flat area of land) :: altopiano {m}
mesangial {adj} (of or pertaining to the mesangium) :: mesangiale
mesencephalon {n} (midbrain) SEE: midbrain ::
mesenteric {adj} (relating to mesentery) :: mesenterico
mesentery {n} /ˈmɛ.sənˌtɛ.ɹi/ (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen) :: mesentere {m}
mesh {n} /mɛʃ/ (structure) :: maglia {f}, rete {f}
mesmerize {v} /ˈmɛzməɹaɪz/ (to exercise mesmerism on) :: incantare
mesne {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate ::
meso- {prefix} (prefix meaning middle) :: meso-
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period) :: mesolitico {m}
mesology {n} (branch of biology and environmental/sociological influence) :: mesologia {f}
meson {n} /ˈmiːzɒn/ (elementary particle) :: mesone {m}
mesonic {adj} (pertaining to mesons) :: mesonico
mesophase {n} :: mesofase {f}
mesophyte {n} /ˈmɛzəˌfaɪt/ (plant that grows with an average supply of water) :: mesofita {f}
mesoregion {n} (meso-region) SEE: meso-region ::
meso-region {n} (administrative system) :: mesoregione {f}
mesosphere {n} (layer of the Earth's atmosphere) :: mesosfera
mesothorium {n} (product of radioactive decay of thorium) :: mesotorio {m}
mesotron {n} (meson) :: mesotrone {m}
mesozone {n} :: mesozona {f}
mess {n} /mɛs/ (disagreeable mixture or confusion of things) :: confusione {f}, macello, casino {m}, sconquasso {m}, percorso ad ostacoli, rovina {f}
mess {n} (church service) SEE: Mass ::
message {n} /ˈmɛsɪdʒ/ (communication, concept or information conveyed) :: messaggio {m}
message {n} (underlying theme) :: messaggio {m}, tema {f}
Messapian {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Messapians) :: messapico
Messapian {n} (member of the people) :: messapo {m}
Messapian {prop} (language) :: lingua messapica {f}
messenger {n} /ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ]/ (one who brings messages) :: messaggero {m}, corriere {m}
messenger RNA {n} (information carrying RNA) :: RNA messaggero {m}
messiah {n} /məˈsaɪ.ə/ (ordained to lead the people of Israel) :: messia {m}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus) :: Messia {m}
messianism {n} (the belief in a messiah) :: messianismo
Messidor {prop} /ˌmɛsɪˈdɔɹ/ (the tenth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: messidoro {m}
Messina {prop} /mɛˈsiːnə/ (province) :: Messina {f}
Messina {prop} (town) :: Messina {f}
Messinian {prop} :: Messiniano
messy {adj} /ˈmɛsi/ (in a disorderly state; causing mess or confusion; chaotic; disorderly) :: disordinato
meta- {prefix} (chemistry: contrasted with ortho- and para-) :: meta-
metabasis {n} (A change of subject) :: metabasi {f}
metabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to metabolism) :: metabolico
metabolism {n} /məˈtæbəlɪzəm/ (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells) :: metabolismo {m}, ricambio {m}
metabolization {n} (process of metabolism) :: metabolizzazione {f}
metacarpal {n} (bone of the metacarpus) :: metacarpo {m}
metacarpal bone {n} (metacarpal) SEE: metacarpal ::
metagalaxy {n} (any very large-scale organized collection of galaxies) :: metagalassia {f}
metagenomics {n} (study of genomes from environmental samples) :: metagenomica {f}
metal {n} /ˈmɛ.ɾɫ̩]/ (atomic element or material made of such atoms) :: metallo
metalanguage {n} (linguistical term) :: metalinguaggio {m}
metaldehyde {n} (tetramer of acetaldehyde) :: metaldeide {f}
metalhead {n} (one who listens to heavy metal music) :: metallaro {m}
metallic {adj} /məˈtæl.ɪk/ (related to metal) :: metallico
metalliferous {adj} (containing a metallic element) :: metallifero
metallism {n} (economic system) :: metallismo {m}
metalloprotein {n} (a protein that contains a metal atom as a cofactor) :: metalloproteina {f}
metallurgic {adj} (metallurgical) SEE: metallurgical ::
metallurgical {adj} (or or relating to metallurgy) :: metallurgico {m}, metallurgica {f}
metallurgically {adv} (in a metallurgical manner) :: metallurgicamente {}
metallurgy {n} /meˈtælədʒi/ (science of metals) :: metallurgia
metamer {n} (molecule) :: metamero {m}
metamictic {adj} :: metamittico
metamorphic rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth) :: roccia metamorfica
metamorphosis {n} (transformation) :: metamorfosi {f}
metanarrative {n} (a narrative about narratives of historical meaning, experience or knowledge) :: metanarrazione
metanavigation {n} (means of Internet navigation) :: metanavigazione {f}
metaphase {n} :: metafase {f}
metaphony {n} /məˈtæfəni/ :: metafonesi {f}
metaphor {n} /ˈmɛt.ə.fɔ(ə)ɹ/ (uncountable: figure of speech) :: metafora {f}
metaphor {n} (countable: word or phrase used in metaphor) :: metafora {f}
metaphorically {adv} (in a metaphoric manner) :: metaforicamente
metaphorize {v} (describe something using metaphors) :: metaforeggiare, metaforizzare
metaphosphate {n} (any salt or ester of metaphosphoric acid) :: metafosfato {m}
metaphosphoric {adj} (pertaining to metaphosphoric acid) :: metafosforico
metaphylaxis {n} :: metafilassi {f}
metaphysical {adj} /ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to metaphysics) :: metafisico
metapopulation {n} (a group of interacting populations of the same species) :: metapopolazione {f}
metapsychology {n} (principles of psychology) :: metapsicologia {f}
metascientific {adj} :: metascientifico
metasearch engine {n} :: metamotore {m}
metastable {adj} (long-lived unstable state) :: metastabile
metastasis {n} /mɪˈtæstəsɪs/ (transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body) :: metastasi {f}
metastatic {adj} /mɛtəˈstætɪk/ (relating to metastasis) :: metastatico
metatartaric {adj} :: metatartarico
metatheatre {n} :: metateatro {m}
metathesis {n} /mə.ˈtæ.θə.səs/ (the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word) :: metatesi {f}
metathesis {n} :: metatesi {f}
metempsychosis {n} /mɛtəmsʌɪˈkəʊsɪs/ (Transmigration of the soul) :: metempsicosi {f}
meteor {n} /ˈmitiɚ/ (streak of light) :: meteora {f}
meteoric {adj} :: meteorico
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor) :: meteorite {f}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological ::
meteorological {adj} /ˌmitiəɹəˈlɑd͡ʒɪkl̩/ (relating to meteorology) :: meteorologico
meteorologist {n} (person who studies meteorology) :: meteorologo {m}
meteorology {n} /ˌmiti.əˈɹɑːlədʒi/ (science) :: meteorologia {f}
meter {n} /ˈmitəɹ/ (measuring instrument) :: metro {m}, contatore {m}
meter {n} (unit of length) SEE: metre ::
meter {v} (to measure) SEE: measure ::
-meter {suffix} (used to form a measuring device) :: -metro {m}
methamphetamine {n} /ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin/ (the drug (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine) :: metanfetamina {f}
methanal {n} (formaldehyde) SEE: formaldehyde ::
methane {n} /ˈmɛθeɪn/ (the compound CH4) :: metano
methaniferous {adj} (producing methane) :: metanifero
methanol {n} (the simplest aliphatic alcohol, CH3OH) :: metanolo {m}
methanolysis {n} (alcoholysis using methanol) :: metanolisi {f}
methinks {contraction} /mɪˈθɪŋks/ (it seems to me) :: mi sembra, mi pare
methionine {n} /mɛˈθaɪəˌniːn/ (amino acid) :: metionina {f}
method {n} /ˈmɛθəd/ (process by which a task is completed) :: metodo {m}
method {n} ((programming) subroutine or function in object-oriented languages) :: metodo {m}
Methodism {n} (Methodist Christian movement founded by John Wesley) :: metodismo {m}
Methodist {prop} /ˈmɛθədɪst/ (a member of the Methodist Church) :: metodista {m} {f}
Methodist {adj} (of or relating to Methodism) :: metodista {m} {f}
methodological {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using methodology) :: metodologico
methodology {n} /meθəˈdɒlədʒi/ (the study of methods used in a field) :: metodologia
methoxide {n} :: metanolato {m}, metilato {m}
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character) :: Matusalemme
methyl {n} /ˈmɛθəl/ (univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3) :: metile, metilico [attributive]
methyl- {prefix} (prefix used to form terms describing the attachment of a methyl group) :: metil-
methylation {n} /ˌmɛθəˈleɪʃən/ (addition of a methyl group) :: metilazione {f}
methylenic {adj} (containing a methylene group) :: metilenico
methylphenidate {n} /ˌmɛθ əlˈfɛn ɪˌdeɪt/ (stimulant) :: metilfenidato {m}
metic {n} /ˈmɛtɪk/ (resident alien in ancient Greece) :: meteco {m}
meticulosity {n} (meticulousness) SEE: meticulousness ::
meticulous {adj} /mɨˈtɪkjɨlɨs/ (characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details) :: meticoloso
meticulously {adv} (meticulously) :: minuziosamente, accuratamente, meticolosamente
meticulousness {n} (state or characteristic of being meticulous) :: meticolosità {f}
metonymic {adj} /ˌmɛt.əˈnɪm.ɪk/ (Of, or relating to, a word that names an object from a single characteristic of it or of a closely related object) :: metonimico
metonymy {n} (figure of speech) :: metonimia {f}
me too {phrase} (I agree) :: anch’io
metre {n} /ˈmiːtəɹ/ (unit of length) :: metro {m}
metrete {n} (unit of liquid measure) :: metreta {f}
metric {adj} /ˈmɛt.ɹɪk/ (relating to metric system) :: metrico
metric {adj} (relating to musical meter) :: metrico
metric {n} (measure for something) :: metrica {f}
metric {n} (notion in mathematics) :: metrica {f}
metrical foot {n} (basic unit of verse) :: piede {m}
metric space {n} (space (mathematics)) :: spazio metrico {m}
metric ton {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms) :: tonnellata {f}
metro {n} /ˈmɛtɹəʊ/ (underground railway) :: metropolitana {f}, metrò {m} {f}
metrological {adj} (of or pertaining to metrology) :: metrologico
metrologist {n} (one who studies of practices metrology) :: metrologo {m}
metrology {n} /mɛˈtɹɑ.lə.dʒi/ (science of measurement) :: metrologia {f}
metrology {n} (system of weights and measures) :: metrologia {f}
metronome {n} /ˈmɛtɹəˌnoʊm/ (a device used in music) :: metronomo {m}
metronymy {n} :: matronimia {f}
metropolis {n} (metropolitan archbishop) SEE: archbishopric ::
metropolitan {adj} /mɛtɹɵˈpɑlɨtən/ (pertaining to a metropolis) :: metropolitano
metrosexual {n} (man concerned with personal appearance) :: metrosessuale
metrosexual {n} :: vitellone {m}
metrosexuality {n} (quality of being metrosexual) :: metrosessualità {f}
-metry {suffix} (forming nouns relating to measures and measurement) :: -metria {f}
mettle {n} (metal) SEE: metal ::
Meuse {prop} (river) :: Mosa {f}
mevalonate {n} (salt or ester of mevalonic acid) :: mevalonato {m}
mevalonic {adj} (pertaining to mevalonic acid) :: mevalonico
mevalonic acid {n} (hydroxy acid) :: acido mevalonico {m}
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow ::
Mexican {n} /ˈmɛks.ɪ.kən/ (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent) :: messicano
Mexican {n} (Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl ::
Mexicanness {n} (quality of being Mexican) :: messicanità {f}
Mexican wolf {n} (rare subspecies of grey wolf) :: lupo messicano
Mexico {prop} /ˈmɛk.sɪ.koʊ/ (country) :: Messico {m}
Mexico {prop} (Mexico City) SEE: Mexico City ::
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico) :: Città del Messico {f}
mezuzah {n} /məˈzuːzɔː/ (piece of parchment attached to the doorpost of a house) :: mezuzah {f}
mezzaluna {n} (crescent-shaped steel blade) :: mezzaluna {f}
Miami {prop} /maɪˈæmi/ (city in Florida, United States) :: Miami
miasma {n} /maɪˈæzmə/ (noxious atmosphere or influence) :: miasma {m}
miasma {n} (noxious emanation originates from swamps and causes disease) :: miasma {m}
mica {n} /ˈmaɪkə/ (hydrous aluminosilicate minerals) :: mica {f}
micaceous {adj} (of, pertaining to, consisting of, containing or resembling mica) :: micaceo
Micah {prop} /ˈmaɪkə/ (book of the Bible) :: Michea
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: minor prophet and author) :: Michea
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: Ephraimite featured in Judges 17–18) :: Michea
Micah {prop} (male given name) :: Michea
micelle {n} /maɪˈsɛl/ (colloidal aggregate) :: micella {f}
Michael {prop} /ˈmaɪkəl/ (male given name) :: Michele {m}
Michael {prop} (archangel) :: Michele {m}
Michaela {prop} (feminine form of Michael) :: Michela
Michelangelo {prop} /ˌmaɪ.kəˈlæn.d͡ʒɪ.loʊ/ (Italian artist) :: Michelangelo
Michelle {prop} (female given name) SEE: Michaela ::
Mickey Mouse {prop} (Disney character) :: Topolino
micro- {prefix} (very small) :: micro-
micro- {prefix} (one millionth) :: micro-
microactuator {n} (a microscopic actuator, especially one on a silicon chip) :: microattuatore {m}
microalga {n} (microscopic photosynthetic protists) :: microalga {f}
microanatomy {n} :: microanatomia {f}
microaneurism {n} (microscopic aneurism) :: microaneurisma {m}
microangiology {n} (angiology using techniques) :: microangiologia {f}
microarray {n} (two-dimensional array of small quantities of biological material) :: matrice ad alta densità, micromatrice
microbalance {n} (balance capable of weighing objects having a mass less than a milligram) :: microbilancia {f}
microbe {n} /ˈmaikɹoʊb/ (microorganism) :: microbo {m}, microbio {m}
microbial {adj} /maɪˈkɹoʊb.i.əl/ (relating to microbes) :: microbico
microbic {adj} (microbial) :: microbico
microbicidal {adj} (of, pertaining to, or functioning as a microbicide) :: microbicida
microbicide {n} (substance that is harmful to microorganisms) :: microbicida {m}
microbiological {adj} (pertaining to microbiology) :: microbiologico
microbiologically {adv} (with regard to microbiology) :: microbiologicamente
microbiology {n} (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms) :: microbiologia {f}
microbrewery {n} (small commercial brewery) :: microbirrificio {m}
microcalcification {n} (cluster of very small flecks of mineral deposits) :: microcalcificazione {f}
microcassette {n} (An extremely small tape) :: microcassetta {f}
microclimatology {n} (branch of climatology) :: microclimatologia {f}
micrococcus {n} (bacterium of the genus Micrococcus) :: micrococco {m}
microeconomic {adj} (relating to a microeconomy) :: microeconomico
microelectrode {n} (small electrode) :: microelettrodo {m}
microextrusion {n} (a very small extrusion) :: microestrusione {f}
microfiber {n} (particularly fine fiber) :: microfibra {f}
microfluidity {n} (microscopic behaviour of fluids) :: microfluidità {f}
microfossil {n} (microscopic fossil) :: microfossile {m}
microfracture {n} :: microfrattura {f}
microgram {n} (µg) :: microgrammo {m}
microinsularity {n} (condition of being microinsular) :: microinsularità {f}
micrometer {n} (one millionth of a meter) :: micron {m}
micrometer {n} (instrument) :: micrometro {m}
micrometre {n} (micrometer) SEE: micrometer ::
micronation {n} (entity that resembles a nation or a state) :: micronazione {f}
Micronesia {prop} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈniː.ʒə/ (country) :: Micronesia
micronutrient {n} (essential mineral or vitamin) :: micronutriente {m}, oligonutriente {m}
microorganism {n} /ˌmaɪ.kɹoʊˈɔːɹ.ɡən.ɪ.zəm̩/ (an organism too small to be seen by unaided eye) :: microrganismo {m}
micropaleontology {n} (the study of microfossils) :: micropaleontologia {f}
micropayment {n} (financial transaction) :: micropagamento {m}
microphagous {adj} (feeding on small particles) :: microfago
microphone {n} (transducer of sound waves to electricity) :: microfono {m}
microphotography {n} (field of study) :: microfotografia {f}
microphotometer {n} (type of photometer) :: microfotometro {m}
microphyll {n} (leaf having a single unbranched vein) :: microfillo {m}
microphyllous {adj} (having microphyll leaves) :: microfillo
microphysical {adj} (pertaining to microphysics) :: meteorologico
microphysics {n} (branch of physics) :: microfisica {f}
microprocessor {n} (the entire CPU of a computer on a chip) :: microprocessore {m}
microprogram {n} (a set of microinstructions in a CPU) :: microprogramma {m}
microprogram {v} (to manually write a microprogram) :: microprogrammare
microregion {n} (micro-region) SEE: micro-region ::
micro-region {n} (administrative system) :: microregione {f}
microscope {n} /ˈmaɪkɹəskoʊp/ (an optical instrument) :: microscopio {m}
microscopic {adj} /ˌmaɪkɹəˈskɑpɪk/ (relating to microscopes) :: microscopico
microscopic {adj} (very small) :: microscopico
microscopize {v} (microscope) SEE: microscope ::
microscopy {n} /maɪ.ˈkɹɔ.skə.pi/ (use of microscopes) :: microscopia
microsecond {n} (unit of time equal to 10−6 seconds) :: microsecondo {m}
microskirt {n} (extremely short skirt) :: microgonna
microsome {n} /ˈmaɪk.ɹə.soʊm/ (vesicle) :: microsoma {f}
microtubule {n} (microscopic tube in cells) :: microtubulo
microvascular {adj} (of or pertaining to extremely small blood vessels) :: microvascolare
microvoid {n} (a microscopic void in the crystal structure of a metal) :: microvuoto {m}
microwave {n} (microwave oven) SEE: microwave oven ::
microwave {n} /ˈmaɪkɹəˌweɪv/ (electromagnetic wave) :: microonda {f}
microwave oven {n} /ˈmaɪkɹə(ʊ)ˌweɪv ˈʌv(ə)n/ (oven using microwave energy) :: forno a microonde {m}, microonde {m}
micturate {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
micturition {n} (physiology: urination) :: minzione {f}
mid-air {n} (middle of the air) :: mezz'aria {m}
midbrain {n} (part of brain) :: mesemcefalo {m}
midday {n} (12 o'clock during the day) SEE: noon ::
middle {n} /ˈmɪdəl/ (centre, midpoint) :: centro {m}
middle {n} (part between beginning and end) :: centro {m}
middle {n} :: mezzo {m}, metà {f}
middle {adj} (located in the middle; in between) :: medio, mezzano
middle {adj} (central) :: centrale
middle age {n} (the period of life between youth and old age) :: mezza età
Middle Ages {prop} /ˌmɪdl̩ ˈeɪdʒɪz/ (historical period) :: Medioevo {m}
Middle Chinese {prop} (Chinese language) :: medio cinese
middle-class {adj} (between the upper class and working class) :: borghese
middle-class {adj} (characteristic of the middle class) :: borghese
Middle Dutch {prop} (the Middle Dutch language) :: olandese medio {m}
Middle-earth {prop} (fictional place on Earth where most of the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien are set) :: Terra di Mezzo {f}
Middle Earth {prop} (Middle-earth) SEE: Middle-earth ::
Middle Earth {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth ::
Middle East {prop} (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa) :: Medio Oriente
middle finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger) :: medio {m}, dito medio {m}
middlegame {n} (the period in a game between the opening and endgame) :: mediogioco {m}
Middle Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek ::
Middle High German {prop} (Middle High German) :: medio alto tedesco {m}, alto tedesco medio {m}
Middle Kingdom {prop} (nickname for China) :: Regno di Mezzo {m}
Middle Korean {prop} (Korean in the 10th to 16th century) :: Medio Coreano {m}
middleman {n} /ˈmɪdɫ̩ˌmæn]/ :: intermediario {m}, mediatorio {m}
middle school {n} (school contain both primary and secondary students) :: scuola media {f}
midfield {n} /ˈmɪd.fiːld/ (middle of the field) :: centrocampo
midfielder {n} (player) :: centrocampista {m} {f}
Midgard {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth ::
midge {n} /mɪdʒ/ (fly of family Chironomidae or Ceratopogonidae) :: moscerino {m}
midget {n} (person of small stature of adult height less than 4'10") :: nano {m}, nana {f}
midget {n} (derogatory: any short person) :: nano {m}, nana {f}
midget {n} (attributively: that is the small version of something) :: mini-
Midian {prop} (biblical location) :: Madian {m}
midnight {n} /ˈmɪdnʌɪt/ (12 am) :: mezzanotte {f}
midpoint {n} (point which divides a line segment) :: punto medio {m}
midway {adv} (halfway) SEE: halfway ::
midweek {adj} (That happens in the middle of the week) :: infrasettimanale
midwife {n} /ˈmɪd.waɪf/ (person who assists women in childbirth) :: ostetrica {f}, levatrice {f}
mielie {n} (maize) SEE: maize ::
mien {n} /miːn/ (demeanor; facial expression or attitude, especially one which is intended by its bearer) :: cera
might {n} /maɪt/ (personal power) :: potere {m}
might {n} (physical strength) :: forza {f}
might makes right {proverb} (the stronger and more powerful rule others) :: la ragione sta dalla parte dei forti
mighty {adj} /ˈmaɪti/ (very strong, possessing might) :: potente, possente {m}
migraine {n} /ˈmaɪɡɹeɪn/ (headache usually affecting only one side of the head) :: emicrania {f}
Mike {prop} /maɪk/ (the letter "M") :: Milano
Milan {prop} /mɪˈlæn/ (province) :: Milano
Milan {prop} (city and capital) :: Milano {f}
Milanese {adj} (pertaining to Milan) :: milanese, [informal] meneghino
Milanese {n} (native or inhabitant of Milan) :: milanese {m} {f}, [informal] meneghino {m}, meneghina {f}
Milazzian {n} :: milazziano {m}
Milcah {prop} (female given name) :: Milca {f}
milch cow {n} (cash cow) SEE: cash cow ::
mild {adj} /ˈmaɪld/ (gentle; pleasant; kind; soft) :: delicato {m}, delicata {f}, mite {m} {f}, lene
mild {adj} ((illness or pain) not serious or dangerous) :: lieve
mildew {n} /ˈmɪl.d(j)u/ (growth of minute fungi) :: muffa {f}
mile {n} /maɪ̯l/ (measure of length) :: miglio {m}
milestone {n} (one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals) :: pietra miliare
milestone {n} (important event) :: pietra miliare
milieu {n} (medium) SEE: medium ::
military {adj} /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tɛɹ.i/ :: militare
military service {n} (service in an army) :: servizio militare {m}
militia {n} /məˈlɪʃə/ (army of trained civilians called upon in time of need) :: milizia {f}
milk {n} /mɪlk/ (liquid) :: latte {m}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal) :: mungere
milk {v} (to take advantage of situation) :: sfruttare
milk {v} (to masturbate a male to ejaculation) :: masturbare
milk {n} (semen) SEE: semen ::
milk-cap {n} (mushroom of the genus Lactarius) :: sanguinello {m}
milk chocolate {n} (Chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients) :: cioccolato al latte {m}
milker {n} (person who, or machine which, milks) :: mungitore {m}, mungitrice {f}
milking {n} (the act by which a cow is milked) :: mungitura {f}
milking machine {n} (machine) :: mungitrice {f}
milkmaid {n} /ˈmɪlkmeɪd/ (a young woman who milked the cows on a farm) :: lattaia {f}, mungitrice {f}
milkman {n} (man who delivers milk early in the morning) :: lattaio {m}
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids) :: latte in polvere {m}
milkshake {n} /ˈmɪɫk.ʃeɪk]/ (milk and ice cream beverage) :: frullato {m}, milkshake {m}, frappè {m}
milkshed {n} (a shed in which animals are milked) :: mungitoio {m}
milksop {n} (weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person) :: femminuccia, coniglio {m}, mammoletta, pollo, merlo,smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, codardo, cortigiano, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile, checca, ricchione
milk tooth {n} (tooth of the first set of teeth) :: dente da latte {m}
milky {adj} /ˈmɪlki/ (resembling milk in color or consistency) :: latteo, lattiginoso
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy) :: Via Lattea {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky) :: la Via Lattea {f}
mill {n} /mɪl/ (grinding apparatus) :: mulino {m}
mill {n} (building housing a grinding apparatus) :: mulino {m}
mill {v} (engrave groove around the edge of) :: orlettare
mille-feuille {n} /ˌmilˈfɔɪ/ (a type of pastry with several layers of puff pastry) :: millefoglie {m} {f}
millennial {adj} /mɪˈlɛni.əl/ :: millenniale
millennial {n} (member of the millennial generation) :: millennial
millennium {n} /mɪˈlɛnɪəm/ (thousand-year period) :: millennio {m}
miller {n} (person) :: mugnaio {m}, mulinaro {m}
miller {n} (milling machine) SEE: milling machine ::
Miller {prop} /ˈmɪlɚ/ (surname meaning "a miller") :: Molinaro
millet {n} /ˈmɪlɪt/ (any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food) :: miglio {m}
milli- {prefix} /ˈmɪlɪ/ (prefix) :: milli-
milliard {num} /ˈmɪliɑɹd/ (10^9) :: miliardo
milligram {n} /ˈmɪlɪɡɹæm/ (milligram) :: milligrammo
milliliter {n} (milliliter) SEE: millilitre ::
millilitre {n} (a unit of volume) :: millilitro {m}
millimeter {n} (millimetre) SEE: millimetre ::
millimetre {n} (unit of measure) :: millimetro {m}
milliner's {n} (shop that sells millinery) :: modisteria {f}
milling machine {n} (machine) :: fresalesatrice {f}
million {num} /ˈmɪljən/ (cardinal number) :: milione {m}
millionaire {n} (somebody whose wealth is greater than one million) :: milionario {m}
millionth {adj} /ˈmɪljənθ/ (millionth) :: milionesimo, 1.000.000º
millionth {n} (person or thing in the millionth position) :: milionesimo {m}
millionth {n} (one of a million equal parts of a whole) :: milionesimo {m}
millipede {n} /ˈmɪləpid/ (elongated arthropod) :: millepiedi {m}
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second) :: millisecondo {m}
mill race {n} /ˈmɪlɹeɪs/ (channel) :: gora {f}
millstone {n} /ˈmɪlstəʊn/ (large round stone used for grinding grain) :: mola {f}
milt {n} (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen ::
Miltiades {prop} (given name) :: Milziade
Mimas {prop} (moon of Saturn) :: Mimas {m}
mimeograph {n} (machine for making copies) :: ciclostile {m}
mimeograph {v} (to make mimeographs) :: mimeografare, ciclostilare
mimic {n} (imitation) SEE: imitation ::
mimicry {n} /ˈmɪm.ɪk.ɹi/ (the act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else) :: mimetismo {m}, scimmiottatura {f}, scimmiottamento {m}, mimica {f}, [zoology, botany] mimetizzazione {f}
mimosa {n} /mɪːˈmoʊ.sə/ (plant belonging to the genus Mimosa) :: mimosa {f}
minaret {n} /ˈmɪnərɛt/ (mosque tower) :: minareto {m}
mince {n} /mɪns/ (finely chopped meat) :: macinato {m}
mince {v} (chop fine) :: tritare, macinare
mince {v} (To suppress or weaken the force of) :: moderare
minced {adj} (finely chopped) :: macinato
mincer {n} (a kitchen utensil used for mincing meat) SEE: meatgrinder ::
mind {n} /maɪnd/ (ability for rational thought) :: mente {f}
mind {v} (to remember) SEE: remember ::
mindful {adj} /ˈmʌɪndfəl/ (bearing in mind) :: memore
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness ::
mind one's own business {v} (to concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others) :: farsi gli affari propri
mindset {n} (a way of thinking) :: mentalità {f}
mine {pron} /maɪn/ (that which belongs to me) :: il mio {m}
mine {n} (place from which ore is extracted) :: miniera {f}
mine {n} (exploding device) :: mina {f}
mine {v} (remove from the ground) :: scavare, estrarre
mine {v} (sow mines in) :: minare
minefield {n} (area in which mines have been hidden) :: campo minato
minefield {n} (dangerous situation) :: campo minato {m}
miner {n} /ˈmaɪnə/ (a person who works in a mine) :: minatore {m}
mineral {n} /ˈmɪ.nəɹ.əl/ (in geology) :: minerale {m}
mineral {n} (as opposed to animal and vegetable) :: minerale {m}
mineral {n} (mineral water) :: acqua minerale {f}
mineral {adj} (relating to or containing minerals) :: minerale
mineralize {v} :: mineralizzare, mineralizzarsi
mineralogical {adj} (relating to mineralogy) :: mineralogico
mineralogist {n} (expert in mineralogy) :: mineralogista {m} {f}
mineralogy {n} /ˌmɪnəˈɹɑlədʒi/ (the study or science of minerals) :: mineralogia {f}
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals) :: acqua minerale {f}
minerogenesis {n} (formation of minerals) :: minerogenesi {f}
minestrone {n} /ˌmɪnəˈstɹoʊni/ (thick Italian vegetable soup) :: minestrone {m}
minesweeper {n} (vehicle, device or person for the removal of mines) :: sminatore {m}
mingle {v} /ˈmɪŋ.ɡəl/ (To mix; to intermix; to combine or join) :: mescolare, rimestare, rigirare, amalgamare
mingle {v} (To associate; to cause or allow to intermarry) :: mescolarsi, combinare
mingle {v} (To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate) :: contaminare
mingle {v} (To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of) :: miscelare
mingle {v} (To become mixed or blended) :: miscelare, amalgamare, combinare
mingle-mangle {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
miniature {n} /ˈmɪn(i)ətʃəɹ/ (a model of reduced scale) :: miniatura {f}
minibar {n} (small refrigerator in a hotel room) :: minibar {f}, frigobar {m}
minicassette {n} (A small casssette) :: minicassetta {f}
minikin {n} (3-point type) SEE: excelsior ::
minimal {adj} /mɪnəməl/ (The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree) :: minimo, minimale {m}
minimalism {n} (style of art) :: minimalismo {m}
minimalism {n} (style of music) :: minimalismo {m}
minimalist {adj} (believing in or seeking a minimal state) :: minimalista
minimal pair {n} (Pair of words) :: coppia minima
minimize {v} /ˈmɪnɨmaɪz/ (To make small as possible) :: minimizzare
minimum {n} /ˈmɪnɪməm/ (lowest limit) :: minimo {m}
minimum {adj} (lowest degree) :: minimo
minimum wage {n} (lowest rate of pay that an employer can legally pay) :: salario minimo {m}
mining {n} /ˈmaɪnɪŋ/ (activity of removing solid valuables from the earth) :: estrazione mineraria {f}
minion {n} /ˈmɪnjən/ (sycophantic follower) :: tirapiedi {m}
miniseries {n} (series with a small number of episodes) :: miniserie {f}
miniskirt {n} /ˈmɪnɪskəːt/ (skirt) :: minigonna {f}
ministerial {adj} /ˌmɪn.əˈstiɹ.i.əl/ :: ministeriale
ministry {n} /ˈmɪnɪstɹi/ (government department) :: ministero
ministry {n} (practice and education of the minister of a particular religion) :: ministero {m}
mink {n} /mɪŋk/ (mammal) :: visone {m}
Minnesotan {n} /ˌmɪnəˈsoʊtən/ (person from Minnesota) :: abitante {m} dello Minnesota
minor {adj} /maɪnə/ (of little importance) :: minore
minor {adj} (musical scale) :: minore
minor {n} (someone below the legal age) :: minore {m} {f}
Minorca {prop} (An island of Spain) :: Minorca {f}
minority language {n} (language spoken by a minority) :: lingua minoritaria {f}
minor thing {n} (minor thing - translation entry) :: quisquilia {f}, cosina {f}
Minos {prop} :: Minosse
minotaur {n} /ˈmɪnɵˌtɑɹ/ (monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man) :: minotauro {m} [both senses]
Minsk {prop} /mɪnsk/ (capital of Belarus) :: Minsk {m}
minstrel {n} (medieval traveling entertainer) :: menestrello {m}
mint {n} /mɪnt/ (money-producing building or institution) :: zecca {f}
mint {v} (to reproduce coins) :: coniare
mint {n} (plant) :: menta {f}
mint {n} (herb flavouring) :: menta {f}
minuet {n} (dance) :: minuetto
minus {n} (minus sign) SEE: minus sign ::
minus {prep} /ˈmaɪnəs/ (mathematics: less) :: meno
minus {adj} (negative) :: negativo {m}, negativa {f}
minuscule {n} /ˈmɪ.nəˌskjul/ (lower-case letter) :: minuscolo {m}
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny) :: minuscolo
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative) :: segno meno {m}
minute {n} /ˈmɪnɪt/ (unit of time) :: minuto {m}
minute {n} (short but unspecified period of time) :: attimo {m}, momento {m}
minute {n} (record of meeting) :: verbale
minute {adj} /maɪˈn(j)ut/ (very small) :: minuscolo, piccolissimo
minutes {n} /ˈmɪnɪts/ (the official notes kept during a meeting) :: verbale, processo verbale
minx {n} /mɪŋks/ (a pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman) :: civetta {f}
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch) :: Miocene
miosis {n} /maɪˈoʊ sɪs/ (contraction of the pupil of the eye) :: miosi {f}
mirabilite {n} (saline evaporite consisting of sodium sulfate) :: mirabilite {f}
miracle {n} /ˈmɪɹəkəl/ (wonderful event attributed to supernatural powers) :: miracolo {m}
miraculous {adj} (by supernatural or uncommon causes) :: miracoloso
miraculously {adv} (in a miraculous manner) :: miracolosamente
mirage {n} /mɪˈɹɑːʒ/ (an optical phenomenon) :: miraggio {m}
mirage {n} (illusion) SEE: illusion ::
Miranda {prop} (moon of Uranus) :: Miranda {m}
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language) :: lingua mirandese
mire {n} /ˈmaɪɚ/ (deep mud) :: fango {m}, mota {f}, limo {m}
mirepoix {n} (combination of vegetables and herbs) :: soffritto
Miriam {prop} (female given name) :: Miriam
mirror {n} /ˈmiɹ.ɚ/ (smooth reflecting surface) :: specchio {m}
mirth {n} /mɜɹθ/ (merriment) :: gioia {f}, allegria {f}
misalignment {n} (state of being misaligned) :: disallineamento {m}, disassamento {m}
misandry {n} /mɪˈsændɹi/ (hatred of or prejudice against men) :: misandria {f}
misanthrope {n} /ˈmɪs.ənˌθɹoʊp/ (one who hates all mankind) :: misantropo {m}
misanthropic {adj} /ˌmɪs.ənˈθɹɑp.ɪk/ (hating or disliking mankind) :: misantropico
misanthropist {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope ::
misanthropy {n} (hatred or dislike of people or mankind) :: misantropia {f}
misapprehend {v} /mɪsapɹɪˈhɛnd/ (to interpret something incorrectly; to misunderstand) :: male interpretare
misbegotten {n} (one born out of wedlock) SEE: bastard ::
misbegotten {adj} (of a person: born out of wedlock) SEE: illegitimate ::
miscarriage {n} /ˈmɪs.kɛɹ.ədʒ/ (termination of pregnancy) :: aborto {m}
miscarriage of justice {n} (error which led to an unjust outcome) :: errore giudiziario {m}
miscarry {v} /ˌmɪsˈkæɹi/ (to abort a foetus) :: abortire
mischief {n} /ˈmɪstʃɪf/ (harm or evil caused by an agent or brought about by a particular cause) :: danno {m}, malanno {m}, birboneria {f}, bravata {f}
mischief {n} (one who causes mischief) :: malandrino, birbone
mischief {n} (vexatious or annoying conduct) :: vessatorio, indisponente
mischievous {adj} /ˈmɪs.t͡ʃɪ.vəs/ (causing mischief) :: piantagrane, attaccabrighe, casinista
mischievous {adj} (naughty) :: birichino, furbetto, malizioso
miscibility {n} (the property of being able to be mixed) :: miscibilità {f}
miscomprehend {v} (misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand ::
misdeed {n} /mɪsˈdiːd/ (something wrong done) :: misfatto {m}, crimine {m}
mise en scène {n} /mizɑ̃sɛn/ (the arrangement of props and actors on a stage or for film) :: messinscena {f}
miser {n} /ˈmaɪzə(ɹ)/ (skinflint or scrooge) :: avaro {m}, avara {f}
misery {n} /ˈmɪzəɹɪ/ (great unhappiness) :: miseria
misery {n} (cause of misery, misfortune) :: accidente
misery loves company {proverb} (misery is easier when one is not the only one) :: Mal comune mezzo gaudio
misfit {n} /ˈmɪsfɪt/ (an ill-fitting garment) :: inadatto
misfit {n} (a badly adjusted person) :: disadattato {m}
misfortune {n} /mɪsˈfɔɹtʃən/ (bad luck) :: malasorte
misfortune {n} (an undesirable event such as an accident) :: disgrazia {f}
misfortunes never come singly {proverb} (bad things come in groups) SEE: it never rains but it pours ::
mishap {n} /ˈmɪs.hæp/ (accident, mistake, or problem) :: contrattempo {m}, incidente {m}
misinform {v} (give or deliver false information) :: disinformare
misinformation {n} (disinformation) SEE: disinformation ::
mislead {v} /mɪsˈliːd/ (lead in a false direction) :: portare sulla cattiva strada, sviare
mislead {v} (to deceive by lies or other false impression) :: ingannare, raggirare, truffare, disinformare
mislead {v} :: ingannare, prendere in giro
mislead {v} (trick or mislead) SEE: deceive ::
misleading {adj} (tending to mislead) :: fuorviante
mismatch {n} /ˈmɪs.mætʃ/ (something that does not match) :: discrepanza {f}
misnomer {n} /mɪsˈnoʊmɚ/ (misleading term) :: denominazione impropria {f}
miso {n} /ˈmisoʊ/ (a thick paste for makings soups) :: miso {m}
misogyny {n} /mɪˈsɑːdʒ.ɪ.ni/ (hatred or contempt for women) :: misoginia {f}
mispaired {adj} :: disaccoppiante
miss {v} /mɪs/ (to fail to hit) :: mancare
miss {v} (to feel the absence of someone or something) :: mancare
miss {v} (to fail to attend) :: mancare
miss {v} (to be late for something) :: perdere
miss {n} (unmarried woman) :: signorina {f}
miss {n} (Miss) SEE: Miss ::
Miss {n} /mɪs/ (title) :: signorina {f} (
missile {n} /ˈmɪsəl/ (self-propelled, guidable projectile) :: missile
missing {adj} /ˈmɪsɪŋ/ (missing, lacking, lost) :: mancante
missing person {n} (person whose whereabouts are unknown) :: persone scomparse {f}
mission {n} /ˈmɪʃən/ (set of tasks that fulfills a purpose) :: missione {f}
missionary {n} (person traveling to spread a religion) :: missionario {m}
missionary {n} (missionary position) SEE: missionary position ::
missionary position {n} (position for sexual intercourse) :: posizione del missionario {f}
Mississippi {n} /ˌmɪsɪˈsɪpi/ (state) :: Mississippi
Mississippi {n} (river) :: Mississippi {m}
Missouri {prop} /mɪˈzɝ.i/ (US state) :: Missouri
misspell {v} /mɪsˈspɛl/ (to spell incorrectly) :: scrivere male
misspelling {n} (misspelt word) :: errore d'ortografia {m}
miss the boat {v} (fail to take advantage of an opportunity) :: perdere il treno
missy {n} /ˈmɪsi/ (a young female; miss) :: signorinella {f}, signorina {f}
mist {n} /mɪst/ (Water or other liquid finely suspended in air) :: nebbia {f}, foschia {f}, bruma {f}
mistake {n} /mɪˈsteɪk/ (an error) :: errore {m}, sbaglio {m}
mistake {v} (to take one thing for another) :: fraintendere, confondere
mistake {v} (To make an error) :: sbagliare
mistakenly {adv} /mɪˈsteɪ.kə (by accident) :: erroneamente
mister {n} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (title of adult male) :: signore {m}
mistle thrush {n} (Turdus viscivorus) :: tordela {f}
mistletoe {n} /ˈmɪsəltəʊ/ (either species of such evergreen plant) :: vischio {m}
Mistralian {adj} (of or relating to the Mistralian norm) :: mistraliano
mistress {n} /ˈmɪstɹɪs/ (woman of authority) :: signora {f}, padrona {f}
mistress {n} (female teacher) :: maestra {f}
mistress {n} (woman in extramarital relationship) :: amante {f}
mistress {n} (dominatrix) :: dominatrice {f}, padrona {f}
misty {adj} (with mist; foggy) :: con foschia, nebbioso
misunderstand {v} /mɪs.ʌn.də(ɹ)ˈstænd/ (to understand incorrectly, while believing one has understood correctly) :: fraintendere, equivocare
misunderstanding {n} (mistake) :: fraintendimento {m}, qui pro quo, quiproquò
mite {n} /maɪt/ (arachnid) :: acaro {m}
mite {n} (lepton) SEE: lepton ::
Mithridates {prop} (ancient male given name) :: Mitridate {m}
mithridatism {n} (the practice of ingesting successively greater amounts of a poison) :: mitridatizzazione {f}, mitridatismo
mitigate {v} /ˈmɪt.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to reduce, lessen, or decrease) :: mitigare
mitochondrial {adj} /ˌmaɪ.t̬əˈkɑːn.dɹi.əl/ (of, or relating to mitochondria) :: mitocondriale
mitochondrion {n} (respiratory organelle) :: mitocondrio {m}
mitotic {adj} (of or pertaining to mitosis) :: mitotico
mitralic {adj} (pertaining to the mitral valves) :: mitralico
mitre {n} /ˈmaɪtəɹ/ (a covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries) :: mitra {f}
mitt {n} (mitten) SEE: mitten ::
mitten {n} /ˈmɪtn̩/ (type of glove) :: muffola {f}, mezzoguanto {m}
mix {v} /ˈmɪks/ (stir two or more substances together) :: mischiare, mixare, mescolare
mix {v} (music: combine several tracks) :: mixare
mix {n} (result of mixing two or more substances) :: mistura {f}, mescola {f}, mix {m}
mixed {adj} /mɪkst/ (having two or more separate aspects) :: misto
mixed bag {n} (a group of entities with few characteristics in common) :: fritto misto {m}
mixed martial arts {n} (Style of combat sport) :: arti marziali miste {f-p}
mixed reaction {n} (state of diverse reception) :: reazioni varie
mixer {n} (blender) :: frullatore {m}
Mixolydian {adj} /mɪksəˈlɪdɪən/ (designating a mode in music having final G and D dominant) :: misolidio
mixture {n} /ˈmɪkstʃɚ/ (act of mixing) :: mistura {f}, amalgama {f}, combinazione {f}
mixture {n} (something produced by mixing) :: lega {f}, combinazione {f}, composto {m}
mixture {n} (something that consists of diverse elements) :: insieme {m}, composto {m}, mescolanza {f}, miscela {f}
mixture {n} (medicinal compound) :: composto {m}
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast ::
mizzenmast {n} /ˈmɪz.ənˌmæst/ (nautical: aftmost mast) :: mezzanella {f}, albero di mezzana {m}
mizzle {n} /ˈmɪz.əl/ (misty rain) :: pioggerellina {f}
Mkhitar {prop} (transliteration of the Armenian male given name) :: Mechitar
mnemonics {n} /nəˈmɑn.ɪks/ (study of techniques for improving memory) :: mnemonica {f}
Mnemosyne {prop} /nɨˈmɒsɨni/ (Titaness) :: Mnemosine {f}
moan {n} /moʊn/ (a low cry of pain) :: gemito {m}
moan {v} (to make a moan or similar sound) :: gemere
moan {v} (to complain) :: lamentarsi
moat {n} /moʊt/ (defensive ditch) :: fossato {m}, fosso {m}, canale {m}, canalone {m}
mob {n} /mɑb/ (unruly group of people) :: folla {f}, teppaglia {f}, accozzaglia {f}, schiera {f}, stuolo {m}, branco {m}, fiumana {f}, torma {f}
mob {n} (group of animals) :: branco {m}
mob {n} (mafia) SEE: mafia ::
mobile {adj} /ˈmoʊbil/ (capable of being moved) :: mobile
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
mobile library {n} (library in a van) :: autobiblioteca {f}
mobile phone {n} (portable telephone) :: cellulare {m}, telefono cellulare {m}, telefono mobile {m}, telefonino {m}, [Switzerland] natel {m}
mobile telephone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
mobilisation {n} (mobilization) SEE: mobilization ::
mobility {n} /mə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/ (ability to move) :: mobilità {f}
mobilization {n} (marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war) :: mobilitazione {f}
mobocracy {n} /mɒbˈɒkɹəsi/ (rule of the mob) :: oclocrazia {f}
mobster {n} (member of a criminal gang, see also: Mafioso) :: gangster {m}, mafioso {m}
moccasin {n} /ˈmɑ.kə.ˌsɪn/ (low-heeled shoe) :: mocassino {m}
mock {n} /mɑk/ (imitation) :: farsa {f}, imitazione {f}
mock {n} (act of mocking) :: derisione {f}, finto, simulato
mock {v} (to mimic) :: parodiare, imitare, deridere, emulare, simulare
mock {v} (to taunt) :: scimmiottare, schernire, sbeffeggiare, deridere
mock {v} (to disappoint someone) :: deludere
mockery {n} /ˈmɑkəɹi/ (action of mocking; ridicule, derision) :: derisione {f}, scherno {m}
mocking {adj} (derisive or contemptuous) :: beffeggiante, dileggiante, deridente, burlesco
mocking {adj} (teasing or taunting) :: deridere, schernire, beffeggiare, dileggiare
mockingbird {n} /ˈmɑkɪŋˌbɝd/ (songbird of the family Mimidae) :: tordo americano {m}
mockup {n} /mɒk.ʌp/ (a full-scale working model of something) :: modello {m}, simulacro {m}
modacrylic {n} (fibre) :: modacrilica {f}
modal {n} (modal verb) SEE: modal verb ::
modalism {n} (doctrine) :: modalismo {m}
modalist {adj} (of or pertaining to modalism) :: modaliste
modal verb {n} (a kind of verb) :: verbo servile {m}, verbo modale {m}
mode {n} /moʊd/ (in statistics) :: moda {f}
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood ::
model {n} /ˈmɑdl̩/ (person) :: modello {m}, modella {f}
model {n} (miniature) :: modello {m}, modellino {m}
model {n} (simplified representation) :: modello {m}
model {n} (style) :: modello {m}
model {n} (structural design) :: modello {m}
model {n} (praiseworthy example) :: modello {m}
model {adj} (worthy of being a model) :: modello, esemplare
model {adj} :: modello; in miniatura
model {v} (display) :: indossare, presentare
model {v} (use as a model) :: modellare
model {v} (make a miniature model) :: modellare
model {v} (create from a substance) :: modellare
model {v} (be a model) :: fare il modello (for males), fare la modella (for females)
model aircraft {n} (aircraft made to a smaller scale) :: aeromodello {m}
modem {n} /ˈmoʊdəm/ (device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals) :: modem {m}
Modena {prop} (province) :: Modena
Modena {prop} (city) :: Modena {f}
moderantism {n} :: moderantismo {m}
moderate {adj} /ˈmɒdəɹət/ (not excessive) :: moderato
moderate {v} (to reduce the excessiveness) :: moderare
moderate {v} (to preside over as a moderator) :: moderare
moderate {v} (to act as a moderator) :: moderare
moderateness {n} (the quality of being moderate) :: modicità {f}
moderation {n} /ˌmɑdəˈɹeɪʃən/ (state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes) :: moderazione {f}
moderation {n} (instance of moderating; to bring away from extremes) :: moderazione {f}
moderation {n} (moderating a discussion: supervision; mediation) :: moderazione {f}
modern {adj} /ˈmɒd(ə)n/ (pertaining to the current time and style) :: moderno
modernism {n} (any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century) :: modernismo {m}
modernization {n} /ˌmɒdənɪˈzeɪʃn̩/ (process of modernizing) :: modernizzazione {f}
modernize {v} /ˈmɑdɚnaɪz/ (bring something up to date) :: modernizzare
modernly {adv} (in a modern manner) :: modernamente
modest {adj} /ˈmɑdəst/ (not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements) :: modesto
modest {adj} (small) :: modesto {m}, irrisorio {m}, esiguo {m}
modesty {n} /ˈmɒd.ə.sti/ (the quality of being modest) :: modestia {f}
modicum {n} /ˈmɑdɪkəm/ (small amount) :: un po' di
modification {n} /ˌmɑdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act or result of modifying or condition of being modified) :: modificazione {f}
modification {n} (alteration or adjustment) :: modificazione {f}
modification {n} (change to an organism) :: modificazione {f}
modified {adj} /ˈmɑdɪfaɪd/ (changed; altered) :: modificato
modify {v} /ˈmɒdɪfaɪ/ (to make partial changes to) :: modificare
modular arithmetic {n} (system of finite arithmetic) :: aritmetica modulare {f}, aritmetica dell'orologio {f}
modularity {n} (property of being modular) :: modularità {f}
modulate {v} (to regulate) :: modulare
modulator {n} (device that modulates) :: modulatore {m}
module {n} (abelian group) SEE: abelian group ::
modulus of elasticity {n} :: modulo di elasticità {m}
modus operandi {n} /ˈməʊ.dʌs ˌɒp.ə.ɹæn.daɪ/ (person or thing's method of operation) :: modus operandi
Moebius syndrome {n} (disorder) :: sindrome di Möbius {f}, sindrome di Moebius {f}
Moesia {prop} /miːʃi.ə/ (an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans) :: Mesia {f}
mofetta {n} :: mofeta {f}
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city) :: Mogadiscio {m}
Mogherini {prop} (surname) :: Mogherini
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammedan {n} (Muslim) :: maomettano {m}, maomettana {f}
Mohammedan {adj} (Muslim, Islamic) :: maomettano
mohel {n} /ˈmɔɪ.əl/ (person who performs circumcision) :: mohel {m}
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half ::
moist {adj} /mɔɪst/ (slightly wet) :: umido {m}, umida {f}
moisten {v} (to make moist) :: inumidire
moisture {n} /ˈmɔɪstʃɚ/ (a moderate degree of wetness) :: umidità {f}
moisturizing {n} (make to appear wet) :: idratazione
moisturizing {adj} (appears to moisturize) :: idratante
mojibake {n} /ˌmoʊ.dʒiˈbɑ.ki/ (corrupt characters or letters) :: mojibake {p}
Moksha {prop} (language) :: moksha, moxel
molal {adj} (of a solution) :: molale
molality {n} (concentration of a substance in solution) :: molalità {f}
molar {n} /ˈmoʊlɚ/ (back tooth) :: dente molare {m}, molare {m}
molar {adj} :: molare
molarity {n} (moles per litre of a solution) :: molarità {f}
molasses {n} /məˈlæ.sɨz]/ (thick brownish syrup refined from raw sugar) :: melassa {f}
mold {n} /moʊld/ (hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance) :: stampo, calco {m}
mold {v} (To shape in or on a mold) :: modellare, dare la forma
mold {n} (woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi) :: muffa {f}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova ::
Moldavian {prop} (language) :: moldavo {m}
molding {n} /ˈmoʊl.dɪŋɡ/ (act or process of shaping in a mold) :: cimasa {f}
molding {n} (anything cast in a mold) :: cimasa {f}
molding {n} (architecture: narrow decorative surface) :: cimasa {f}, modanatura {f}
Moldova {prop} /mɔlˈdoʊ.və/ (country) :: Moldavia {f}, Moldovia {f}
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian ::
moldy {adj} (mouldy) SEE: mouldy ::
mole {n} /mol/ (dark spot on the skin) :: neo {m}
mole {n} /mol/ (burrowing insectivore) :: talpa {f}
mole {n} /mol/ (massive structure used as a pier or breakwater) :: molo {m}
mole {n} /mol/ (unit of amount) :: mole {f}, grammo-molecola {f}
mole {n} (mole rat) SEE: mole rat ::
molecular {adj} /məˈlɛkjələɹ/ (relating to molecules) :: molecolare
molecular genetics {n} (a field of biology) :: genetica molecolare {f}
molecule {n} (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds) :: molecola {f}
mole rat {n} (rodent) :: spalace {m}
molester {n} (one who molests) :: molestatore {m}
Molise {prop} /mɔˈli.zeɪ/ (region of Italy) :: Molise {m}
moll {adj} (minor) SEE: minor ::
mollie {n} (Molotov cocktail) SEE: Molotov cocktail ::
mollusc {n} /ˈmɑːləsk/ (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam; oyster; mussel) :: mollusco {m}
Molotov cocktail {n} /ˈmɒ.lə.ˌtɒf.ˈkɒk.teɪl/ (simple incendiary bomb) :: bomba Molotov {f}
molten {adj} /ˈmoʊltən/ (melted) :: fuso, liquefatto
molten {adj} (glowing red-hot) :: incandescente
molybdate {n} :: molibdato {m}
molybdenite {n} (mineral) :: molibdenite {f}
molybdenum {n} (chemical element) :: molibdeno {m}
molybdic {adj} :: molibdico
molybdic acid {n} (H2MoO4) :: acido molibdico {m}
mom {n} (mother) SEE: mum ::
moment {n} /ˈmoʊmənt/ (very brief period of time) :: momento {m}
momentary {adj} (lasting for only a moment) :: momentaneo
moment of truth {n} (deciding instant) :: momento della verità
momentum {n} /ˌmoʊˈmɛntəm/ (product of mass and velocity) :: spinta {f}, impulso {m}, momento {m}
momentum {n} (impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events) :: slancio {m}, momento {m}, impulso, impeto
momentum {n} :: quantità di moto, impulso, momento {f}
momma's boy {n} (male overly attached to his mother) :: mammone {m}, mammoletta
mommy {n} (mum) SEE: mum ::
Monaco {prop} /ˈmɑ.nə.koʊ/ (country in Europe) :: Monaco {f}, Principato di Monaco {m}
monadic {adj} (of or relating to a monad) :: monadico
Mona Lisa {prop} /ˌmoʊnə ˈlisə/ (painting by Leonardo da Vinci) :: la Gioconda {f}, la Monna Lisa {f}
monarch {n} /ˈmɑnɚk/ (ruler) :: monarca {m}
monarchic {adj} /mɒnˈaː(ɹ)kɪk/ (of, or relating to monarchy or to be a monarch) :: monarchico
monarchism {n} (advocacy of the monarchistic political system) :: monarchismo {m}
monarchist {n} (an advocate of, or believer in, monarchy) :: monarchico {m}
monastery {n} /ˈmɑnəstɛɹi/ (building for monks) :: monastero {m}, certosa {f}
monastic {adj} (of or relating to monasteries or monks) :: monastico, monacale
monasticism {n} (religious practice) :: monachesimo {m}
monatomic {adj} (consisting os a single atom) :: monoatomico
monazitic {adj} (composed of monazite) :: monazitico
Monday {n} /ˈmʌn.deɪ/ (day of the week) :: lunedì {m}
Monday {adv} (on Monday) :: lunedì
monetisation {n} (monetization) SEE: monetization ::
monetization {n} (the conversion of something into money) :: monetazione {f}
money {n} /ˈmʌni/ (means of exchange and measure of value) :: denaro {m}, soldi, moneta {f}, sverza {f}, palanca {f}
money {n} (currency) :: valuta {f}
money {n} (cash) :: contante {m}, grano {m}, conquibus
money {n} (available liquid assets) :: liquido {m}
money {n} (wealth) :: benestante, ricco, ricchezza {f}
money {n} (item of value used as payment) :: moneta di scambio
money {n} (person who funds an operation) :: finanziatore {m}
money {n} :: moneta {f}, denaro {m}, soldi {m} {p}
moneybags {n} (wealthy person) :: riccone {m}
money changer {n} (person who will exchange currency) :: scambista {m}
money doesn't grow on trees {proverb} (you must work in order to have money) :: i soldi non crescono sugli alberi
money laundering {n} (act of obscuring the origin of money that has been obtained illegally) :: riciclaggio di denaro {m}
money market {n} (market) :: mercato monetario {m}
money order {n} (a type of cheque) :: ordine di pagamento {m}, vaglia {m}
Monégasque {n} /ˈmɒ.nə.ɡask/ (a native or inhabitant of Monaco) :: monegasco {m}, monegasca {f}
Monégasque {adj} (of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants) :: monegasco {m}
monger {n} /ˈmʌŋɡəɹ/ (dealer) :: venditore {m}
Mongol {n} (A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian) SEE: Mongolian ::
Mongolia {prop} /mɑːŋˈɡoʊli.ə/ (Central Asian country) :: Mongolia {f}
Mongolian {adj} (of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures) :: mongolo {m}, mongola {f}
Mongolian {n} (native or inhabitant of Mongolia) :: mongolo {m}, mongola {f}
Mongolian {n} (language of Mongolia) :: mongolico {m}, mongolica {f}
Mongolian {n} (person of Mongoloid physical type) :: mongolico {m}, mongolica {f}
mongoose {n} /ˈmɑŋɡus/ (a small carnivore of the family Herpestidae) :: mangusta {f}
mongrel {n} /ˈmɑŋ.ɡɹəl/ (someone of mixed kind) :: bastardo {m}
Monica {prop} /ˈmɒ.nɪ.kə/ (female given name) :: Monica
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica ::
moniker {n} (signature) SEE: signature ::
monism {n} (doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality) :: monismo {m}
monitor {n} /ˈmɒnɨtə/ (computer display) :: monitor {m}
monitor {v} (watch over, guard) :: monitorare, supervisionare
monitor {n} (monitor lizard) SEE: monitor lizard ::
monitor {n} (ironclad) SEE: ironclad ::
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on) :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes) :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of detecting the presence of signals) :: monitoraggio {m}
monitoring {n} (The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof) :: monitoraggio {m}
monitor lizard {n} (lizard of the genus Varanus) :: varano
monk {n} (slang: judge) SEE: judge ::
monk {n} /mʌŋk/ (male member of monastic order) :: monaco {m}, frate {m}
monk {n} (slang: man living without sexual relationships) :: celibe {m}
monk {n} (slang: loner) SEE: loner ::
monkey {n} /ˈmʌŋki/ (primate) :: scimmia {f}
monkey-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle ::
monkey wrench {n} (adjustable wrench) :: chiave inglese {f}, chiave giratubi {f}, chiave serratubi {f}
monkfish {n} (fish) :: coda di rospo {f}
monkish {adj} (pertaining to, or resembling a monk or monasticism) :: monacale
monk seal {n} (a seal of the genus Monachus) :: foca monaca {f}
monobasic {adj} :: monobasico
monobloc {n} (forging or casting) :: monoblocco
monochord {n} :: monocordo {m}
monochromatic {adj} (having only one colour) :: monocromo
monochrome {adj} /ˈmɑ.nə.kɹoʊm/ (having only one colour) :: monocromo {m}
monocoque {n} (structure design) :: monoscocca {f}
monocratic {adj} (having complete political power) :: monocratico
monoculture {n} /ˈmɒnəˌkʌlt͡ʃə(ɹ)/ (the cultivation of a single crop) :: monocoltura {f}
monoculture {n} (a culture that lacks diversity) :: monocultura {f}
monocyte {n} (type of blood leukocyte) :: monocito
monodelphous {adj} (tubelike stamens) :: monodelfo
monodimensional {adj} (unidimensional) :: monodimensionale
monodromic {adj} :: monodromico
monofin {n} :: monopinna {f}
monogamous {adj} (being married to one person at a time) :: monogamo
monogermane {n} (germane) SEE: germane ::
monogram {n} (a design composed of one or more letters used as an identifying mark) :: monogramma {m}
monogrammist {n} :: monogrammista {m} {f}
monokini {n} /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈkiːni/ (bikini worn without the upper part) :: monokini {m}
monolinear {adj} (having strokes of the same weight) :: monolineare
monolithism {n} :: monolitismo {m}
monologue {n} :: monologo {m}
monomania {n} /ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪni.ə/ (an excessive interest with a singal subject) :: monomania {f}
monomer {n} /ˈmɑnəmɚ/ (small molecule, bonded covalently to form polymers) :: monomero {m}
monomeric {adj} (Of or pertaining to a monomer) :: monomerico
monomial {adj} :: monomiale {m}
monomial {n} (term with numbers and variables) :: monomio {m}
mononucleosis {n} (infectious mononucleosis, glandular fever) :: mononucleosi {f}
monophobia {n} (fear of being alone) :: monofobia {f}
monophthong {n} /ˈmɑnəfθɔŋ/ (vowel that has same sound throughout its pronunciation) :: monottongo {m}
monophthongal {adj} /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.əl/ (of or pertaining to a monophthong) :: monottongato
monophthongal {adj} (pronounced as a single vowel sound) :: monottongato
monophysite {adj} (Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite) :: monofisista
Monophysite {n} /məˈnɒfɪsaɪt/ (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature) :: monofisista
monopole {n} :: monopolo
monopolization {n} (the act of monopolizing or the state of being monopolized) :: monopolizzazione {f}
monopolize {v} (have a monopoly) :: monopolizzare
monopolize {v} (dominate) :: monopolizzare
monopoly {n} /məˈnɑpəˌli/ :: monopoli, monopolio {m}
Monopoly {prop} (a board game) :: Monopoli {m}
Monopoly money {n} (strange-looking foreign currency) :: denaro del Monopoli {m}
monoprogramming {n} :: monoprogrammazione {f}
monoprotic {adj} (having a single hydrogen atom) :: monoprotico
monopteral {adj} (having a single row of columns) :: monoptero
monosaccharide {n} (a simple sugar, composed of a single ring) :: monosaccaride {m}
monose {n} (monosaccharide) :: monoso {m}
monosodium glutamate {n} (mono sodium salt of the amino acid, glutamic acid) :: glutammato monosodico
monostable {adj} (electronics: having more than one state, only one of which is stable) :: monostabile
monosyllable {n} (a word of one syllable) :: monosillabo {m}
monotheistic {adj} /ˈmɒn.əʊ.θeɪ.ɪst.ɪk/ (believing in a single god) :: monoteistico {m}
monotone {adj} /ˈmɑː.nə.toʊn/ (having a single pitch) :: monotonale
monotonous {adj} /məˈnɑtənəs/ (having an unvarying tone or pitch) :: monocorde
monotonous {adj} (tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety) :: monotono
monotown {n} :: monocittà {f}
monotypic {adj} (Relating to monotypy) :: monotipico
monovular {adj} (derived from the same ovum) :: monoovulare
monoxide {n} (oxide containing a single oxygen atom) :: monossido {m}
Monsignor {n} /mɑnˈsiː.njɚ/ (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope) :: monsignore {m}
monster {n} /ˈmɑnstɚ/ (terrifying dangerous creature) :: mostro {m}
monster {n} (anti-social person, especially a criminal) :: mostro {m}
monstrance {n} /ˈmɑnztɹəns/ (ornamental in which the consecrated host is placed for veneration) :: ostensorio {m}
monstrous {adj} (hideous or frightful) :: mostruoso
monstrous {adj} (enormously large) :: enorme, gigantesco
mons veneris {n} (female mons pubis) :: monte di venere
Montagu's harrier {n} (bird of prey) :: albanella minore {f}
Montanism {n} /ˈmɒntənɪz(ə)m/ (the doctrines of a heretical sect of the second to fifth centuries in Asia Minor, who held millenarian beliefs) :: montanismo {m}
Montanist {n} (a follower of Montanism) :: montanista {m-f}
Mont Blanc {prop} /ˌmɑn ˈblɑŋk/ (the highest mountain in Europe) :: Monte Bianco {m}
Montenegro {prop} /ˌmɑn.təˈneɪ.ɡɹoʊ/ (country in Europe) :: Montenegro
Monterey cypress {n} (tree native to California) :: cipresso di Monterey {m}, cipresso di Lambert {m}
Montevideo {prop} /ˌmɒntɪvɪˈdeɪəʊ/ (capital of Uruguay) :: Montevideo
Montferrat {prop} /ˌmɒntfəˈɹat/ (territory of Piedmont, Italy) :: Monferrato {m}
month {n} /mʌnθ/ (period into which a year is divided) :: mese {m}
monthiversary {n} (commemorative event taking place monthly) SEE: mensiversary ::
monthly {adv} /ˈmʌnθli/ (Occurring every month) :: mensilmente
Montreal {prop} /ˌmɑn.tɹiˈɔl/ (a city in Quebec) :: Montreale {f}
Montserrat {prop} /mɒntsəˈɹæt/ (island) :: Monserrat
monument {n} /ˈmɑnjəmənt/ (structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons) :: monumento {m}
moo {n} /mu/ (characteristic sound made by a cow or bull) :: muggito {m}
moo {v} (to make a lowing sound) :: muggire
moo {interj} (sound made by a cow or bull) :: mu
mood {n} /muːd/ (mental state) :: umore {m}
mood {n} (bad mood) :: cattivo umore {m}
mood {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood ::
moody {adj} /ˈmuːdi/ (Given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental) :: umorale
moon {n} /muːn/ (largest natural satellite of planet Earth) :: luna {f}
moon {n} (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet) :: satellite {m}, luna {f}
moon {n} (month) :: mese {m}, luna {f} [poetic]
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth) :: luna {f}
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight ::
moonbounce {n} (bouncing castle) SEE: bouncing castle ::
moonbow {n} (Meteorological phenomenon) :: arcobaleno lunare {m}
moon landing {n} (arrival of a spacecraft on the moon) :: allunaggio {m}
moonless {adj} (during which the Moon is not visible) :: illune
moonlight {n} /ˈmunˌlaɪt/ (light reflected from the moon) :: chiaro di luna {m}
moonquake {n} (lunar seismic event) :: lunamoto {m}, terremoto lunare {m}
moonrise {n} (The time of day or night when the moon begins to rise over the horizon) :: sorgere della luna {m}
moonset {n} (the setting of the moon below the horizon) :: tramonto lunare {m}
moonshine {n} /ˈmuːnʃaɪn/ (shine of the moon) :: chiaro di luna {m}
moonsickle {n} /ˈmuːnˌsɪkl̩/ (thin crescent of the moon) :: falce di luna {f}
moonstone {n} (translucent gemstone) :: pietra di luna {f}, lunaria {f}
moonstruck {adj} (crazy or insane when affected by the phases of the Moon) :: lunatico {m} [obsolete]
moonwalk {n} /ˈmunwɔk/ (dance style) :: moonwalk {m}
moor {n} /mɔɹ/ (region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath) :: landa {f}, brughiera {f}
moor {n} :: [2] brughiera {f}
moor {v} (to cast anchor or become fastened) :: ancorare, attraccare
moor {v} (to fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains) :: attraccare, ancorarsi
Moor {n} /mʊ(ə)ɹ/ (a member of a certain mixed race of Arab and Berber people) :: moro {m}
moorer {n} (one who moors) :: ormeggiatore {m}, ormeggiatrice {f}
moorhen {n} /ˈmuɹ.hɛn/ (water birds of the genus Gallinula) :: gallinella d'acqua {f}
mooring {n} (place to moor a vessel) :: ormeggio {m}, attracco {m}
mooring {n} (act of securing a vessel) :: ormeggio {m}, attracco {m}
Moorish {adj} /ˈmʊɹ.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Moors) :: moresco
moorland {n} (land covered with heather or bracken) :: landa {f}, brughiera {f}
moose {n} /muːs/ (largest member of the deer family (Alces alces)) :: alce
moot {n} (debate) SEE: debate ::
moot {n} (discuss) SEE: discuss ::
mop {n} /mɑp/ (implement for washing floors) :: lavapavimenti {m}, spazzolone {m}, scopino {m}
mop {n} (head of hair) :: zazzera {f}
mop {v} (to rub, scrub, clean or wipe with a mop, or as if with a mop) :: lavare, ripulire, dare lo spazzolone, ripassare con lo spazzolone
mopane {n} /məˈpɑːni/ (Colophospermum mopanea, a tree of southern Africa) :: mopane
moped {n} /moʊpt/ (two-wheeled vehicle) :: motorino {m}, ciclomotore {m}
morainal {adj} (of or pertaining to a moraine) :: morenico
moraine {n} /məˈreɪn/ (accumulation of rocks and debris) :: morena {f}
moral {adj} /ˈmɔɹəl/ (relating to principles of right and wrong) :: morale
morale {n} /məˈɹɑːl/ (capacity) :: morale {m}
moralism {n} /ˈmɒɹəlɪzm/ (Act or process of moralizing) :: moralismo {m}
morality {n} /məˈɹalɪti/ (recognition of / obedience to the rules of right conduct) :: moralità {f}
morality {n} :: moralità
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry) :: panico morale
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics ::
moratorium {n} /ˌmɔ.ɹəˈtɔ.ɹi.əm/ (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments) :: moratoria {f}
Morava {prop} (river in Central Europe) :: Morava {f}
Moravia {prop} (historical region) :: Moravia {f}
morbid {adj} /ˈmɔɹ.bɪd/ (of or relating to disease) :: morboso
morbid {adj} (unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically) :: morboso
morbid {adj} (suggesting the horror of death) :: raccapricciante
morbid {adj} (grisly, gruesome) :: raccapricciante
Mordecai {prop} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)dəkaɪ̯/ (a Biblical character in the Book of Esther) :: Mardocheo {m}
more {determiner} /ˈmɔɹ/ (comparative of many) :: più
more {determiner} (comparative of much) :: più
more {adv} (comparative of much) :: più
more {adv} (word to form a comparative) :: più
Morea {prop} (historical name for the modern Peloponnese) :: Morea {f}
more and more {adv} (progressively more) :: viepiù
more and more {adv} (in a manner that progressively increases) :: viepiù
more haste, less speed {proverb} (when one is in a hurry, one often ends up completing a task more slowly) :: presto e bene raro avviene
morel {n} /məˈɹɛl/ (genus Morchella) :: spugnola {f}
morello {n} (Prunus cerasus austera tree) :: marasca {f}
morello {n} (fruit) :: marasca {f}
more or less {adv} (approximately) :: più o meno, su per giù, approssimativamente
more or less {adv} (almost) :: quasi
moreover {adv} /mɔɹˈoʊvɚ/ (in addition to what has been said) :: inoltre
morganatic {adj} /mɔɹɡəˈnætɪk/ :: morganatico
Morgan le Fay {prop} /ˌmɔːɡən lə ˈfeɪ/ (half-sister of King Arthur) :: Morgana {f}, fata Morgana {f}
morgue {n} /mɔɹɡ/ (place for dead people) :: obitorio {m}, camera mortuaria {f}
morgue {n} (haughty attitude) SEE: arrogance ::
moribund {adj} /ˈmɔːɹɪbʌnd/ (approaching death) :: moribondo, morente
morion {n} /ˈmɒɹɪən/ (type of helmet) :: morione
Mormon {prop} /ˈmɔɹmən/ (ancient prophet) :: Mormon
Mormonism {prop} (religious aspects of the Latter-day Saint movement) :: mormonismo {m}
morna {n} /məʊˈɹnɑ/ (a genre of Cape Verdean music) :: morna
morning {n} /ˈmɔɹnɪŋ/ (the part of the day after midnight and before midday) :: mattina {f}, mattino {m}
morning after {n} (hangover) SEE: hangover ::
morning-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill) :: pillola del giorno dopo {f}
morning gift {n} (gift given by husband to wife upon first morning of marriage) :: morgengabio {m}
morning glory {n} (erection present on waking) SEE: morning wood ::
morning person {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
morning sickness {n} (early morning nausea from pregnancy) :: nausee mattutine {f}
morning star {n} (planet Venus as seen around dawn) :: stella del mattino {m}, lucifero {m}
morning star {n} (spiked weapon on staff) :: mazza ferrata {f}, stella del mattino {f}
morning star {n} :: stella del mattino {m}, mazza ferrata {f}
Morning Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn) :: stella del mattino {f}
Morning Star {prop} :: stella del mattino {m}, mazza ferrata {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection) :: alzabandiera {m}
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco) :: marocchino {m}, marocchina {f}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco) :: marocchino
Morocco {prop} /məˈɹɒkəʊ/ (country) :: Marocco {m}
moron {n} /ˈmɔːɹɒn/ (person of borderline intelligence) :: imbecille {m}, cretino {m}, stupido {m}, deficiente {m}, babbeo {m}, idiota {m}, ritardato {m}, mongoloide {m}
moron {n} :: cretino {m}, deficiente {m}, idiota {m}, imbecille {m}, stupido {m}
moron {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot ::
morpheme {n} /ˈmɔː(ɹ)fiːm/ (smallest linguistic unit) :: morfema {m}
Morpheus {prop} /ˈmɔɹfjuːs/ (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams) :: Morfeo {m}
morphine {n} /ˈmɔɹfiːn/ (crystalline alkaloid) :: morfina {f}
morphological {adj} /ˌmɔːfəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/ (relating to morphology) :: morfologico
morphologically {adv} (with regard to morphology) :: morfologicamente
morphology {n} /mɔɹˈfɑlədʒi/ (a scientific study of form and structure) :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (the form and structure of something) :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (a description of the form and structure of something) :: morfologia
morphology {n} (biological study of the form and structure) :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (geological study of the form and structure) :: morfologia
morphology {n} (linguistic study of the form and structure) :: morfologia {f}
morphophonemic {adj} (relating to morphophonemes or morphophonemics) :: morfofonemico
morphopsychology {n} :: morfopsicologia {f}
morphosyntax {n} :: morfosintassi {f}
morra {n} :: morra
Morse code {prop} (a character code represented by dots and dashes) :: codice Morse {m}, alfabeto Morse {m}
morsel {n} /ˈmɔɹsəl/ (small fragment) :: boccone {m}
mortal {adj} /ˈmɔːtəl/ (susceptible to death) :: mortale
mortal {adj} (causing death; deadly; fatal; killing) :: mortale
mortality {n} /mɔɹˈtælɪti/ (condition of being susceptible to death) :: mortalità {f}
mortality {n} (death rate) :: mortalità
mortal sin {n} (grave sin) :: peccato mortale {m}
mortar {n} /ˈmɔːtə(ɹ)/ (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water) :: malta {f}
mortar {n} (short large-bore cannon) :: mortaio {m}
mortar {n} (vessel used to grind ingredients) :: mortaio {m}
mortgage {n} /ˈmɔɹ.ɡɪdʒ/ (special form of secured loan) :: ipoteca {f}
mortgage {v} (to borrow against a property) :: ipotecare
mortician {n} (undertaker) SEE: undertaker ::
mortise {n} /mɔ(ɹ).tis/ (a hole for a tenon) :: mortasare
mortise-and-tenon joint {n} (joint) :: tenone e mortasa
mortmain {n} /ˈmɔɹt.meɪn/ (inalienable possession of lands) :: manomorta {f}
mortuary {n} (morgue) SEE: morgue ::
mosaic {n} /moʊˈzeɪɪk/ (artwork) :: mosaico {m}
mosaic {n} (composite picture) :: mosaico {m}
Mosaic {adj} (Of or relating to Moses or the Torah) :: mosaico
mosasaur {n} (group of extinct marine reptiles) :: mosasauro
Moscovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Moscoviano {m}
moscovium {n} /mɒˈskəʊ.vi.əm/ (115th element) :: moscovio {m}
Moscow {prop} /ˈmɑskaʊ/ (Capital city of Russia) :: Mosca {f}
Moselle {prop} (River) :: Mosella {f}
Moses {prop} /ˈmoʊzəz/ (the biblical patriarch) :: Mosè
mosh {v} /mɒʃ/ (jump and collide with other dancer) :: pogare
mosque {n} /mɑsk/ (a place of worship for Muslims) :: moschea
mosquito {n} /məˈski.toʊ/ (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood) :: zanzara {f}
mosquito coil {n} (mosquito-repelling incense) :: zampirone, piroconofobo
mosquito net {n} (fine net used to protect against mosquitos) :: zanzariera {f}
moss {n} (bog) SEE: bog ::
moss {n} /mɔs/ (plants of the division Bryophyta) :: muschio {m}
mossy {n} /ˈmɑːsi/ (covered in or overgrown with moss) :: muscoso {m}, muscosa {f}
most {determiner} /ˈməʊst/ (majority of) :: la maggioranza di, di più
most {adv} (adverb forming superlative) :: il più
most {adv} :: la maggioranza ; la maggioranza della gente
mostly {adv} /ˈmoʊstli/ (for the most part) :: soprattutto, per lo più
most of all {adv} (to a greater extent than anything else) :: più di tutto
Mosul {prop} /ˈməʊsəl/ (city) :: Mossul
motel {n} /moʊˈtɛl/ (type of hotel) :: motel
motet {n} (a composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style) :: mottetto {m}
moth {n} /mɔθ/ (insect similar to a butterfly) :: falena {f}, tarma {f}, camola {f}
mothball {n} (small ball) :: pallina tarmicida {f}, naftalina {f}
mother {n} (motherfucker) SEE: motherfucker ::
mother {n} /ˈmʌðɚ/ (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant) :: madre {f}
mother {n} (one’s female parent) :: madre {f}
mother {n} (hysterical passion) SEE: hysteria ::
motherboard {n} /ˈmʌðɚˌbɔɹd/ (primary circuit board of a computer) :: scheda madre {f}
Mother Earth {prop} (personification of Earth) :: Madre Terra {f}
motherfucker {n} /ˈmʌðəˌfʌkə/ (generic term of abuse) :: figlio di puttana (son of a bitch), pezzo di merda (piece of shit)
mother hen {n} (overprotective woman) :: mamma chioccia {f}
mother-in-law {n} /ˈmʌ.ðəɹ.ɪnˌlɑː/ (spouse’s mother) :: suocera {f}
motherland {n} /ˈmʌðɚˌlænd/ (the country of one's ancestors) :: madrepatria {f}
motherland {n} :: madrepatria {f}
Mother of God {prop} (mother of Jesus Christ) :: Madre di Dio {f}
mother-of-pearl {n} (the hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells) :: madreperla {f}
Mother Russia {prop} (national personification of Russia) :: Madre Russia {f}
Mother's Day {n} (a day in honor of mothers) :: festa della mamma {f}
mother ship {n} (vessel that serves a smaller vessel) :: nave madre {f}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk) SEE: breast milk ::
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue) :: madrelingua {f}
motif {n} /moʊˈtiːf/ (nucleotide or amino-acid sequence pattern) :: motivo
motile {adj} /ˈməʊtaɪl/ (Having the power to move spontaneously) :: mobile
motion {n} /ˈmoʊʃən/ (state of progression from one place to another) :: movimento {m}
motion {n} (parliamentary proposal) :: mozione {f}, mozioni {f-p}
motionless {adj} /ˈmoʊʃənlɛs/ (at rest, not moving) :: immobile
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
motion sickness {n} (nausea or dizziness in a moving vehicle) :: chinetosi; mal di mare {m} [seasickness]
motivate {v} /ˈmoʊtɪveɪt/ (to encourage) :: motivare
motive {n} /ˈməʊtɪv/ (a cause to commit a crime) :: motivo {m}
motive {n} :: motivo {m}
motley {adj} (comprising greatly varied elements) :: variegato, eterogeneo
motley {adj} (having many colours; variegated) :: multicolore, variegato
motor {n} /ˈməʊtə/ (engine) :: motore {m}
motor {n} (motor car) :: macchina {f}, auto {m}, autovettura {f}
motorcade {n} (procession of cars) :: sfilata di automobili {f}, corteo di automobili {m}
motorcar {n} (enclosed passenger vehicle powered by engine) SEE: automobile ::
motorcycle {n} /ˈməʊtəˌsaikəl/ (open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels) :: motocicletta {f}, moto {f}, motociclo {m}
motorcycle sport {n} (The sport of racing with motorcycles) :: motociclismo {m}
motorist {n} (one who drives a motor vehicle) :: motorista {m} {f}
motorization {n} (the act of motorizing something) :: motorizzazione {f}
motorize {v} (military: to mechanize) :: motorizzare
motorjet {n} (rudimentary type of jet engine) :: motoreattore {m}, termogetto {m}
motor scooter {n} (small motorcycle or moped) :: lambretta {f}, motoscooter {m}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation) :: autoveicolo {m}
motorway {n} (broad highway) :: autostrada {f}
mottled duck {n} (Anas fulvigula) :: germano maculato {m}
motto {n} /ˈmɑ.toʊ/ (sentence, phrase or word forming part of an heraldic achievement) :: motto {m}
mouflon {n} /ˈmuːf.lɑːn/ (sheep) :: muflone {m}
mould {n} (mould) SEE: mold ::
mould {v} (mould) SEE: mold ::
mouldboard {n} :: versoio {m}
mouldwarp {n} (mole) SEE: mole ::
mouldy {adj} (neglected) SEE: neglected ::
mouldy {adj} (covered with mould) :: ammuffito, mucido
moult {n} /moʊlt/ (process) :: muta, muda
moult {v} (to shed hair, feathers, skin, horns etc., as an animal) :: mutare, fare la muta
mound {n} /maʊnd/ (artificial elevation of earth) :: terrapieno {m}, tumulo {m}, cumulo {m}, monticello {m}
mound {n} (natural elevation) :: collinetta {f}
mound {v} (to pile into mounds) :: accumulare, ammucchiare
mound {n} (vulva) SEE: vulva ::
mount {n} (mountain) SEE: mountain ::
mount {n} /maʊnt/ (horse) :: destriero {m}
mount {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone) :: montare
mountain {n} /ˈmaʊntɪn/ (large mass of earth and rock) :: montagna {f}, monte {m}
mountain bike {n} (bicycle especially designed for off-road riding) :: rampichino
mountain buzzard {n} (Buteo oreophilus) :: poiana africana dei monti {f}
mountain chain {n} (a series of mountain ranges) :: catena montuosa {f}, giogaia {f}
mountaineer {n} /ˌmaʊn.tɪnˈɪɹ/ (one who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure) :: alpinista {m} {f}
mountaineer {n} (someone who lives in a mountainous area) :: montanaro {m}
mountain lion {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar ::
mountainous {adj} /ˈmaʊntɪnəs/ (having many mountains) :: montagnoso
Mount Everest {prop} (world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas) :: l’Everest {m}, il monte Everest {m}
Mount Kilimanjaro {prop} (Kilimanjaro) SEE: Kilimanjaro ::
mourn {v} /mʊɹn/ (express sadness for, grieve over) :: rimpiangere, essere (in) lutto
mournful {adj} (filled with grief or sadness) :: lamentoso
mourning {n} /ˈmʊɹnɪŋ/ (expressing sorrow over death) :: lutto
mourning {n} :: lutto {m}
mouse {n} /maʊs/ (rodent of the genus Mus) :: topo {m}, sorcio {m}
mouse {n} (computing: input device) :: mouse {m}
mouse-colored antshrike {n} (bird) :: averla formichiera grigiotopo
mousekin {n} (baby mouse) :: topolino {m}
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad) :: tappetino per mouse {m}
mousepad {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad ::
mousetrap {n} /ˈmaʊsˌtɹæp/ (device for killing mice) :: trappola per topi
moustache {n} /ˈmʌstæʃ/ (hair on upper lip) :: baffi {m-p}
moustached {adj} (having moustache) :: baffuto {m}
mouth {n} /maʊθ/ (the opening of a creature through which food is ingested) :: bocca {f}
mouth {n} (an outlet, aperture or orifice) :: imboccatùra {f}, imbócco {m}
mouth {n} (the end of a river out of which water flows) :: foce {f}
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth) :: boccone {m}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica ::
mouthpiece {n} /ˈmaʊθˌpiːs/ (part of a wind or brass instrument) :: imboccatura {f}
mouthpiece {n} (spokesman who speaks on behalf of someone else) :: portavoce
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth) :: collutorio {m}
mouthwatering {adj} (delicious in taste) :: appetitoso {m}, invitante
move {v} /muːv/ (to change place or posture; to go) :: muoversi
move {v} (to act; to take action) :: smuoversi, darsi una mossa, agire
move {v} (to change residence) :: trasferirsi, traslocare
move {v} (to change the place of a piece) :: muovere, spostare
move {v} (to cause to change place or posture; to set in motion) :: trasportare
move {v} (to transfer from one space or position to another) :: trasferire, spostare
move {v} (to excite to action) :: persuadere
move {v} (to arouse the feelings or passions of) :: emozionare
move {v} (to propose; to recommend) :: proporre, raccomandare
move {v} (to apply to) :: prodigarsi
move {n} (the act of moving; a movement) :: movimento {m}
move {n} (an act for the attainment of an object or purpose) :: passo {m}
move {n} (the event of changing one's residence) :: trasloco {m}
move {n} (change strategy) :: cambiamento {m}, cambio {m}
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard) :: mossa {f}
move about {v} (move from place to place) :: spostarsi
move heaven and earth {v} (to go to extreme lengths) :: muovere cielo e terra
movement {n} /ˈmuːv.mənt/ (physical motion) :: movimento
movie {n} /ˈmuːvi/ (motion picture) :: film {m}, pellicola {f}
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
moving {adj} /ˈmuːvɪŋ/ (that causes someone to feel emotion) :: commovente
moving walkway {n} (slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally) :: nastro trasportatore
mow {v} /moʊ/ (to cut something down) :: falciare, tagliare l'erba
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
mower {n} /ˈməʊ.ə(ɹ)/ (a person who cuts grass with a lawnmower) :: falciatore {m}
moxibustion {n} /ˌmɒksɪˈbʌst͡ʃən/ (burning of moxa against skin) :: moxibustione {f}
Mozabite {n} (member of a Berber ethnic group) :: mozabita {m} {f}
Mozambican {n} (person from Mozambique or of Mozambican descent) :: mozambicano {m}
Mozambican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mozambique, or the Mozambican people) :: mozambicano {m}
Mozambique {prop} /ˌmoʊ.zæmˈbiːk/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Mozambico {m}
Mozartian {adj} (of or pertaining to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) :: mozartiano
mozzarella {n} /mɒt.sə.ˈɹɛl.ə/ (soft Italian cheese) :: mozzarella {f}
MP3 player {n} (electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format) :: lettore MP3 {m}
Mr. {n} (Mr) SEE: Mr ::
Mr {n} /ˈmɪstɚ]/ (abbreviation of Mister) :: Sig
mRNA {n} (messenger RNA) :: mRNA
Mrs {abbr} /ˈmɪs/ (title before woman's name) :: Sig.ra
much {determiner} /mʌt͡ʃ/ (a large amount of) :: molto
much {adv} (to a great extent) :: molto
much ado about nothing {n} /mʌtʃ əˈduː əˈbaʊt ˈnʌθɪŋ/ (a lot of fuss) :: tanto rumore per nulla
much obliged {adj} (thank you) SEE: thank you ::
much obliged {adj} (grateful) SEE: grateful ::
mucic {adj} :: mucico
muck {n} /mʌk/ (Slimy mud) :: sporcizia {f}, porcheria {f}
muck {n} (Slimy manure) :: letame
muck {v} (shovel muck) :: spalare letame, spalare, spalare merda
muckamuck {n} (person in a position of authority) SEE: big cheese ::
mucopus {n} /ˈmjuːkəʊpʌs/ (mixture of mucus and pus) :: mucopus {m}
mucosa {n} (mucous membrane) SEE: mucous membrane ::
mucous membrane {n} (membrane which secretes mucus) :: mucosa {f}
mucus {n} /ˈmjuːkəs/ (slippery secretion) :: muco {m}
mud {n} /mʌd/ (mixture of soil and water) :: fango {m}
mud {n} (willfull remarks or claims) :: fango {m}
mud {v} (to make muddy) :: infangare
muddiness {n} (the characteristic of being muddy) :: fangosità {f}, melmosità {f}, limosità {f}
muddle {v} (mix together, to mix up; to confuse) :: pastrocchiare, pasticciare, ingarbugliare, imbrogliare, impasticciare, aggrovigliare, arruffare
muddle {n} (A mixture; a confusion; a garble) :: pasticcio {m}, guazzabuglio {m}, casino {m}, pastrocchio {m}, pateracchio {m}, intruglio {m}
muddy {adj} /ˈmʌdi]/ (covered with mud) :: fangoso
mudflat {n} (tidal flat) :: barena {f}
mudguard {n} (a cover over, or a flap behind, the wheels of a vehicle) :: parafango {m}
mudskipper {n} (goby) :: perioftalmo {m}
mudslinger {n} (one who casts aspersions) :: infangatore {m}
mudstone {n} (a fine-grained sedimentary rock) :: marna
muff {n} /mʌf/ (a piece of fur or cloth for keeping the hands warm) :: manicotto {m}
muff {n} (pubic hair) :: pelo pibico, fica {f}
muff {n} (an error) :: fallo {m}
muff diving {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
muffin {n} /ˈmʌfɪn/ (individual cake) :: muffin {m}
muffle furnace {n} :: muffola {f}
muffler {n} (scarf) SEE: scarf ::
mufti {n} /ˈmʌfti/ (Muslim scholar) :: muftì {m}
mufti {n} (civilian dress) :: abito civile {m}
mug {n} /mʌɡ/ (large cup) :: boccale {m}, gotto {m}
mug {n} ((slang) the face) :: muso {m}
mug {n} ((colloquial) a person who is easily fooled) :: gonzo {m}, babbeo, credulone, idiota {m}
mug {v} (to assault for the purpose of robbery) :: scippare, borseggiare
mugful {n} (as much as a mug will contain) :: gotto {m}
muggle {n} (Muggle) SEE: Muggle ::
Muggle {n} (amateur) SEE: amateur ::
Muggle {n} /ˈmʌɡl̩/ (non-magical person) :: babbano {m}, babbana {f}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam) :: Maometto {m}
mujik {n} /ˈmuː(d)ʒɪk/ (Russian peasant) :: mužik {m}
mulatto {n} (A person of mixed black and white descent) :: mulatto {m}
mulberry {n} /ˈmʌlbɛɹi/ (the tree) :: moro {m}, gelso {m} [botanical]
mulberry {n} (the fruit) :: mora {f}
mulch {n} /mʌltʃ/ (shredded matter for covering the soil) :: pacciame {m}
mulch {v} (to apply mulch) :: pacciamare
mule {n} /mjuːl/ (offspring of male donkey and female horse) :: mulo {?}
mule {n} (person paid to smuggle drugs) :: spallone {m}
mulled wine {n} (wine with spices served hot) :: vin brulé {m}
mullein {n} /ˈmʌlɨn/ (plants of the genus Verbascum) :: verbasco {m}
mullet {n} /ˈmʌlɪt/ (fish of the family Mugilidae (grey mullets)) :: triglia {f}
mullion {n} (vertical bar between the casements of a window) :: montante {m}, colonnina {f}
multi- {prefix} /mʌlti/ (pertaining to many) :: multi-
multiarticular {adj} (having multiple joints) :: multiarticolato
multi-billion {adj} (having more than 1,000,000,000) :: multi-billione
multibillion {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈbɪljən/ (having a value of several billion) :: multimiliardo
multicellular {adj} (having many cells) :: pluricellulare, multicellulare
multicentric {adj} (occurring in multiple centres at the same time) :: multicentrico
multicolor {adj} (multicolored) SEE: multicolored ::
multicolored {adj} /ˈmʌltɪˌkʌlɚd/ (having multiple colors) :: multicolore
multicombustible {adj} :: multicombustibile
multicriteria {adj} (Involving multiple criteria) :: multicriterio
multicultural {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈkʌltʃəɹəl/ (relating to several different cultures) :: multiculturale
multielectronic {adj} (involving multiple electrons) :: multielettronico
multihadronic {adj} (involving multiple hadrons) :: multiadronico
multi-hydrocarbon {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly ::
multilayer {adj} (any system of multiple layers) :: pluristratificato
multilingual {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈlɪŋɡwəl/ (pertaining to multiple languages) :: multilingue
multi-million {adj} /ˌmʌltiˈmɪljən/ (having several millions) :: multi-millione
multimillion {adj} (having more than 2,000,000 in the million range.) :: multimillione
multiplatform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform ::
multi-platform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform ::
multiplayer {n} /ˌmʌltiˈpleɪ̯ɚ/ (allowing multiple players to play simultaneously) :: multigiocatore
multiplex {n} (large cinema complex) :: multisala {f}
multiplication {n} /ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (process) :: moltiplicazione {f}
multiplication table {n} (in arithmetic) :: tavola pitagorica {f}, tabellina {f}
multiplicity {n} (the state of being made of multiple diverse elements) :: molteplicità {f}
multiplicity {n} (mathematics: the number of values for which a given condition holds) :: molteplicità {f}
multiplicity {n} (a large indeterminate number) :: molteplicità {f}
multiplier {n} /ˈmʌɫ.tɪ.ˌplaɪ.ɚ]/ (number) :: moltiplicatore {m} (all senses)
multiply {v} /ˈmʌltɪplaɪ/ (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number)) :: moltiplicare
multiracial {adj} (of, or having a mixture of, multiple races) :: multirazziale
multi-touch {adj} (accepting more than one touch at same time) :: multitocco {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
multi-touch {n} (capability) :: multitocco {m}
multiuser {adj} :: multiutente {m} {f}
multivariate {adj} (having or involving multiple variables) :: multivariato
multiverse {n} (hypothetical group of all possible universes) :: multiverso {m}
multivoltine {adj} (Having several broods or generations in a year) :: multivoltino
multiwindow {adj} :: multifinestra
mum {n} /mʌm/ (mother (informal, familiar)) :: mamma {f}
mumble {v} (to speak unintelligibly) :: biascicare, mugugnare
mummy {n} /ˈmʌmi/ (embalmed corpse) :: mummia {f}
mummy {n} (child's term for mother) :: mamma {f}
mummy's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy ::
mumps {n} (contagious disease) :: parotite epidemica {f}, orecchioni
mum's the word {phrase} (the accompanying facts are a secret) :: acqua in bocca
munchies {n} /ˈmʌntʃiz/ (craving for food as a result of use of cannabis) :: fame chimica {f}
Munich {prop} /mjuːnɪk/ (capital of Bavaria) :: Monaco {f}, Monaco di Baviera {f}
municipal {adj} /mjuˈnɪsɪpəl/ (pertaining to city) :: civico, comunale
municipality {n} /mjʊˌnɪsɪˈpælɪti/ (a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts) :: comune, municipalità
municipalization {n} :: municipalizzazione {f}
municipalize {v} (to convert into a municipality) :: municipalizzare
Muntenia {prop} /mʊnˈtɛni.ə/ (Muntenia) :: Muntenia {f}
muntin {n} (window pane separator) :: inglesina {f}
muon {n} /ˈmjuːɒn/ (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family) :: muone {m}
muonic {adj} (pertaining to, or composed of muons) :: muonico
mural {n} /ˈmjʊɹəl/ (painting on wall) :: murales {m}
Muratorian {adj} :: muratoriano
Murcia {prop} (city) :: Murcia
murder {n} /ˈmɜːdə(ɹ)/ (an act of deliberate killing) :: assassinio {m}, omicidio {m}, uccisione {f}
murder {n} (the crime of deliberate killing) :: assassinio {m}, omicidio {m}
murder {v} (deliberately kill) :: assassinare
murder {v} (defeat decisively) :: massacrare
murder {v} (devour) :: distruggere
murder {v} (to murder someone) SEE: remove ::
murderer {n} /ˈmɝdəɹɚ/ (person who commits murder) :: assassino {m}
murderess {n} (woman who commits murder) :: assassina {f}, omicida {f}
muriatic acid {n} (hydrochloric acid) :: acido muriatico
murine {adj} /ˈmjʊəɹaɪn/ (characteristic of mice) :: murino
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure ::
murmur {n} /ˈmɜː.mə(ɹ)/ (low sounds or speech) :: mormorio {m}, brusio {m}, sussurro {m}
murmur {v} (to speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble) :: mormorare
Murray {prop} /ˈmʌɹi/ (river in Australia) :: Murray {m}
murrey {n} (mulberry) SEE: mulberry ::
muscarine {n} (poisonous alkaloid) :: muscarina {f}
muscle {n} /ˈmʌs.əl/ (contractile tissue) :: muscolo {m}
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
Muscovite {n} /ˈmʌs.kəˌvaɪt/ (resident of Moscow) :: moscovita {m} {f}
Muscovy {prop} (Grand Duchy of Moscow) :: Moscovia {f}
Muscovy duck {n} (duck) :: anatra muschiata {f}, anatra muta {f}
muscular {adj} /ˈmʌs.kjə.lɚ/ (of or relating to muscles) :: muscolare
muscular {adj} (having strength) :: muscoloso
muscular {adj} (having large, well-developed muscles) :: muscoloso
muscular dystrophy {n} (muscular dystrophy) :: distrofia muscolare {f}
muscularity {n} :: muscolosità {f}
musculature {n} (collection of muscles) :: muscolatura {f}
musculoskeletal {adj} (of, or relating to both muscles and the skeleton) :: muscoloscheletrico
muse {n} /mjuz/ (a source of inspiration) :: muse
Muse {n} /mjuːz/ (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts) :: Musa, musa {f}
museologist {n} :: museologo {m}
museum {n} /mjuˈzi.əm/ (building or institution) :: museo {m}
mushroom {n} /ˈmʌʃˌɹuːm/ (fruiting body of a fungus) :: fungo {m}
music {n} /ˈmjuzɪk/ (sound, organized in time in a melodious way) :: musica {f}
musical box {n} (music box) SEE: music box ::
musical chairs {n} (game) :: gioco della sedia {m}
musical instrument {n} (a device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds) :: strumento musicale {m}
musicality {n} /ˌmjuzɪˈkælɪti/ (condition of being musical) :: musicalità {f}
musically {adv} (in a musical manner) :: musicalmente
musical notation {n} (writing system) :: notazione musicale {f}
music box {n} (box that generates or plays music) :: carillon {m}
musician {n} /mjuˈzɪʃən/ (person who performs or writes music) :: musicista {m} {f}, musico {m}
music notation {n} (system which represents aurally perceived music) SEE: musical notation ::
musicological {adj} (of or pertaining to musicology) :: musicologico
musicologist {n} (one who studies musicology) :: musicologo {m}
musicology {n} (study of music) :: musicologia {f}
music stand {n} (stand for holding sheet music) :: leggio {m}
music theory {n} (field of study dealing with how music works) :: teoria musicale {f}
music therapy {n} (any of various therapeutic uses of music) :: musicoterapia {f}
music to someone's ears {n} (good news; pleasing sound or expression) :: musica per le proprie orecchie
musing {adj} (absorbed in thought; contemplative) :: pensieroso
musk {n} /mʌsk/ (greasy secretion with powerful odour) :: muschio {m}
musk deer {n} (small deer inhabiting uplands of central Asia) :: mosco {m}
musk duck {n} (Biziura lobata) :: anatra muschiata australiana
musket {n} /mʌskʌt/ (firearm) :: moschetto {m}
musketeer {n} (member of French royal bodyguard) :: moschettiere {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal) :: bue muschiato {m}
muskrat {n} /ˈmʌskɹæt/ (Ondatra zibethicus) :: topo muschiato {m}
Muslim {n} /ˈmʌsləm/ (believer of Islam) :: musulmano {m}, musulmana {f}
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam) :: musulmano {m}
Muslimize {v} (to convert to Islam) :: musulmanizare
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric ::
muslin {n} (thin cotton cloth) :: mussola {f}
musquash {n} (Ondatra zibethicus) SEE: muskrat ::
muss {n} (mess) SEE: mess ::
mussel {n} /ˈmʌsəl/ (any small edible bivalve shellfish, see also: clam; oyster; mollusc) :: cozza {f}, mitilo {m}, muscolo {m}, peocio {m}, dattero nero {m}, poverazza {f}
Mussolini {prop} (surname) :: Mussolini
Mussolinism {n} :: mussolinismo {m}
must {v} /mʌst/ (be required to) :: dovere
must {n} (Fruit juice that will ferment or has fermented, usually grapes) :: mosto
mustache {n} (moustache) SEE: moustache ::
mustard {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚd]/ (plant) :: senape {f}
mustard {n} (condiment) :: senape {f}
mustard {n} (colour) :: senape {m}
muster {v} (to show, exhibit) SEE: show ::
muster {n} /ˈmʌs.tɚ/ (any assemblage or display) :: adunata {f}, assemblea {f}, raduno {m}
muster {n} (assembling or review of troops) :: adunata {f}, adunanza {f}, rivista {f}
muster {n} (roundup of cattle) :: raduno {m}
muster {n} (show; display) :: mostra {f}
muster {v} (to call or assemble together) :: radunare, esibire, adunare
muster {v} (to enroll in service) :: arruolare, ingaggiare, assumere
muster {v} :: convocare
muster roll {n} (official list of the officers in a military) :: ruolino {m}
mutability {n} (state or quality of being mutable) :: mutevolezza {f}
mutagen {n} (agent or substance that can cause genetic mutation) :: mutageno {m}
mutarotation {n} (a dynamic change in the rotation of polarized light) :: mutarotazione {f}
mutate {v} (to undergo mutation) :: mutare
mutational {adj} (pertaining to mutation) :: mutazionale
mutatis mutandis {adv} /m(j)uˌtɑdəs m(j)uˈtɑndəs/ (having changed what needs to be changed) :: mutatis mutandis, fatti i debiti mutamenti, con le opportune differenze
mute {adj} /mjuːt/ (not having the power of speech) :: muto
mute {adj} (silent, not making a sound) :: muto
mute {n} (sordine) :: sordino {m}, sordina {f}
mute h {n} /mjuːt eɪtʃ/ (usage of the letter h at the start of a word which allows liaison with a preceding consonant) :: h muto {m}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor) :: cigno reale {m}
mutiny {n} /ˈmju.tə.ni/ (organized rebellion) :: ammutinamento {m}
mutism {n} (psychological disorder) :: mutismo {m}
mutt {n} /mʌt/ (a mongrel dog) :: bastardino {m}
mutton {n} /ˈmʌtn̩/ (the flesh of sheep used as food) :: carne ovina {f}
mutual {adj} /ˈmjuːt͡ʃuəl/ (having the same relationship, each to each other) :: mutuo, vicendevole
mutual {adj} (reciprocal) :: reciproco, vicendevole
mutual {adj} (possessed in common) :: vicendevole
mutualism {n} (interaction between two species that benefits both) :: mutualismo {m}
mutuality {n} (the property of being mutual) :: mutualità {f}
mutually {adv} /ˈmjutʃuəli/ (in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally) :: vicendevolmente
mutually {adv} (in a shared manner; equally; affecting all parties the same way) :: vicendevolmente
muzzle {n} (part of animal's head) :: muso {m}
muzzle {n} (open end of a gun) :: avancarica {f}
muzzle {n} (device to stop an animal from biting) :: museruola {f}, mordacchia {f}
muzzle {v} (to apply a muzzle) :: mettere la museruola
muzzle {v} (to restrain from speaking or acting) :: imbavagliare, mettere a tacere
muzzleloading {adj} (of a gun, having ammunition loaded from the front of the barrel) :: ad avancarica
mwah {interj} /mwɑː/ (sound of a kiss) :: pciù
my {determiner} /maɪ/ (belonging to me) :: mio {m}
Myanmar {prop} /ˌmjɑːnˈmɑɹ/ (Southeast Asian country) :: Myanmar
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese ::
my ass {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disagreement, or disbelief) :: stocazzo, un paio di palle
my car has broken down {phrase} (my car has broken down) :: la mia macchina si è rotta, la mia macchina si è in panne
mycelium {n} (vegetative part of a fungus) :: micelio
mycological {adj} (of or pertaining to mycology) :: micologico
mycologist {n} /maɪˌkɑləˈd͡ʒɪst/ (a person who studies, professes or practices mycology) :: micologista {m} {f}
mycology {n} (study of fungi) :: micologia {f}
mycorrhiza {n} (symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant) :: micorriza {f}
mycorrhization {n} :: micorrizazione {f}
mycosis {n} (an infection caused by a fungus) :: micosi
mycotoxin {n} (toxin produced by a fungus) :: micotossina {f}
mydriasis {n} /mɪˈdɹaɪ ə sɪs/ :: midriasi {f}
my foot {interj} (Indicates disapproval, disregard or disbelief) :: un corno!
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself) :: mi chiamo ...
myocardial infarction {n} (heart attack) SEE: heart attack ::
myocardiocyte {n} (cell) :: miocardiocito {m}
myocardium {n} (muscles that surround and power the heart) :: miocardio {m}
myoinositol {n} (most commonly-occurring isomer of inositol) :: mioinositolo {m}
myoma {n} /maɪˈoʊmə/ (tumor composed of muscle tissue) :: mioma {m}
myopia {n} (disorder of the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
myosin {n} (motor protein) :: miosina {f}
myriad {n} /ˈmɪɹi.æd/ (vast diversity or number) :: miriade {f}
myrmecological {adj} (pertaining to myrmecology) :: mirmecologico
myrrh {n} /mɝ]/ (dried sap of the myrrha tree) :: mirra {f}
myrtle {n} /ˈmɝtəl/ (evergreen shrub) :: mirto {m}
myself {pron} /maɪˈsɛlf/ (me, reflexive case of I) :: mi
mysterious {adj} /mɪˈstɪəɹi.əs/ (of unknown origin) :: misterioso
mystery {n} /ˈmɪstəɹi/ (something secret or unexplainable) :: mistero {m}
mystery {n} :: mistero {m}, giallo {m}
mystic {n} /ˈmɪstɪk/ (someone who practices mysticism) :: mistico {m}
myth {n} /mɪθ/ (divine story) :: mito {m}
myth {n} (commonly-held but false belief) :: mito {m}
mythical {adj} (existing in myth) :: mitico, leggendario, favoloso
mythicize {v} :: mitizzare
mythologic {adj} (mythological) SEE: mythological ::
mythological {adj} (of, or relating to myths or mythology) :: mitologico
mythology {n} /mɪˈθɑːlədʒi/ (myths of a people) :: mitologia {f}
mythology {n} (collection and study of myths) :: mitologia {f}
mythomania {n} (compulsion to tell lies) :: mitomania {f}
mythomaniac {n} (someone who suffers from mythomania) :: mitomane {m}, mitomane {f}
Mytilene {prop} (capital of Lesbos) :: Mitilene
myxoma {n} (tumor of primitive connective tissue) :: mixoma {m}
myxomatosis {n} (rabbit disease) :: mixomatosi {f}