sustantivo (plural libraries)
- 1A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for use or borrowing by the public or the members of an institution: a university library [as modifier]: a library bookMás ejemplos en oraciones
- I researched sailboat building at our town library and Boston Public Library.
- So a university gets a new library building but no funds for new books.
- It's easier to borrow the book from a public library or buy it from a second-hand bookshop.
- 1.1A collection of books and periodicals held in a library: the Institute houses an outstanding library of 35,000 volumes on the fine artsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The museum houses a library with about 60,000 books related to Gandhi and the various causes he espoused.
- A few Italian book collectors began to amass libraries of unprecedented proportions: one cardinal is said to have had as many as 15,000 books.
- They visited the stables, admiring the horses, and settled in to read from the extensive library Geoff had collected.
- 1.2A room in a private house where books are kept: there was a library that Uncle Hilbert used as his studyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The bedrooms are linked to the bathrooms, dressing rooms, libraries and anterooms.
- Along the cool corridors are private dining rooms, libraries, a gymnasium, and Turkish baths.
- Dominic's room was more like a hotel luxury suite complete with a living room and a private library.
- 1.3A series of books or recordings issued by a company as a set.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- A Dutch publisher plans to release the complete series in a library of 12 hardcovers.
- 1.4A collection of films, recorded music, etc., organized systematically and kept for research or borrowing: a record libraryMás ejemplos en oraciones
- This includes photo libraries, research databases and detailed archives.
- The archive functions as a dance library and research center, much like the New York City Public Library's Dance Collection.
- Start your library by researching other denominational hymnals.
- 1.5 (also software library) Computing A collection of programs and software packages made generally available, often loaded and stored on disk for immediate use: download any of thousands of programs from our software librariesMás ejemplos en oraciones
- He reckons it will take 18 months to get the 4,000 programs in the software library built, and has taken the CD off the market.
- That said, backward-compatibility is a relatively new feature for consoles - for a long time, buying a next-generation machine meant leaving your software library behind.
- Update the software library to get rid of old software versions, beta versions and out of date service packs.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin libraria 'bookshop', feminine (used as a noun) of librarius 'relating to books', from liber, libr- 'book'.
Más definiciones de libraryDefinición de library en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.