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dose

Pronunciación: /dəʊs/

Traducción de dose en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (of medication) dosis (feminine) do not exceed the recommended dose no sobrepasar la dosis recomendada he's fine in small doses [humorous/humorístico] se lo puede aguantar en pequeñas dosis like a dose of salts [colloquial/familiar] en menos que canta un gallo [colloquial/familiar], en un abrir y cerrar de ojos [colloquial/familiar]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • If you miss a dose of this medicine, and you remember it within 12 hours, take it as soon as you remember.
    • After taking a dose of this medicine you may get a headache that lasts for a short time.
    • Therefore, doctors are always trying to find a way to use as low a dose of these drugs as possible in order to minimize these side effects.
  • 2 2.1 (portion, amount) [colloquial/familiar] a bad dose of flu una gripe or (Colombia) (Mexico/México) una gripa muy mala a dose of sea air will do you good un poco de aire de mar te va a hacer bien 2.2 (venereal infection) [colloquial/familiar] enfermedad (feminine) venérea
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Excuse me for being slightly cynical, but going to a film doesn't necessarily imply a dose of culture.
    • For most people a dose of winter flu is unpleasant.
    • Because I try to grow a high yield on a relatively small area (the raised beds), a good dose of compost is necessary.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Irradiation exposes food to a dose of ionizing radiation to kill bacteria.
    • Thus, clustered damages are presumably produced by low doses of ionizing radiation such as those to which human populations may be exposed.
    • It can be totally dehydrated and can take huge doses of ionizing radiation in the dehydrated state.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • I've been dosing myself with vitamin C he estado tomando vitamina C I'm all dosed up with painkillers me he tomado no sé cuántos analgésicos all he does is dose her up with antibiotics lo único que hace es recetarle antibióticos

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