Translation of current in Spanish:
- 1 (before noun) 1.1 (existing)(situation/policy/prices)
en cursoExample sentences1.2 (most recent)
- This was done in the current research by presenting events (bets on the toss of a coin) in blocks.
- I'm not expected to be well-educated on modern politics and current events.
- However, they obviously did not do enough because if there was not a serious problem the current turn of events would not have happened.
- 2 2.1 (valid)(license/membership)
vigenteExample sentences2.2 (prevailing) 2.3 (up to date) (predicative) to be/become current
estar/ponerse al corriente or al día
- A common current myth about American English is that it is being ruined by mass media.
- The attitude current at the time was that they were an inferior race.
- 1 countable 1.1 (flow of water, air) against the currentcontra la corrientewith the currenten el sentido de la corrienteExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (general trend) to go with the current
- In the underwater world, the lateral system sensed the currents of water surrounding the fishes' bodies.
- It is so big it has blocked wind and water currents that break up ice floes in McMurdo Sound during the Antarctic summer.
- The data will cover things such as water currents, wind direction and temperatures.
dejarse llevar por la corrienteto go against the currentir contra la corriente
- This is why there is not a people in which these three currents of opinion do not coexist, turning man toward divergent and even contradictory directions.
- The courts' response is generally slow, often several years behind the current of popular opinion.
- They also provide a glimpse of the powerful social currents that shape the course of language usage in society.
- 2 countable or uncountable (Electricity) to run off household current (American English)funcionar con electricidadExample sentences
- The very small particles stream through wires and circuits creating currents of electricity.
- This interaction causes giant electrical currents to flow above our heads of around one million amps!
- Due to certain conditions of the earth beneath dwellings, electrical currents are caused to flow, thus producing a magnetic field that extends into the dwelling space.
- Then measure the voltage and current by attaching your volt meter to the two pieces of metal.
- As discussed previously, voltage is measured in volts, and current is measured in amps.
- A first detector detects an average of the AC current applied to the charge member.
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