Translation of depth in Spanish:

depth

Pronunciation: /depθ/

n

  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable 1.1 (of hole, water) profundidad (feminine) at a depth of 200m a una profundidad de 200m out of one's depth when it comes to computers I'm out of my depth estoy muy flojo en informática I tried reading Hegel but soon got out of my depth traté de leer a Hegel pero pronto me perdí don't go out of your depth (in water) no vayas donde no haces pie or no tocas fondo
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    • What is the condition of the bottom and depth of soft mud in that berth?
    • Wading usually is easy over a gravel bottom of predictable depth and flow, with ample room for backcasts.
    • Pots were PVC cylinders, 20 cm diameter and 50 cm depth, sealed at the bottom.
    1.2 (of shelf, cupboard) profundidad (feminine), fondo (masculine); (of hem) ancho (masculine) the full depth of the garden todo el largo del jardín
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    • It was unsurpassed in the length of the front, depth of the advance and retreat, duration of continuous fighting, and the size of the armies on each side.
    • The hood is a separate panel that adds depth to the front section, and ties the fenders, greenhouse and nose together.
    • Despite all that the Nazi forces breached the Voronezh Front to the depth of 30-35 kilometers.
    1.3 (of shot) [Sport/Deporte] alcance (masculine) 1.4 [Photography/Fotografía] depth of field profundidad (feminine) de campo
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    • John himself hand-colors or antiques the enlarged picture, adding beauty, dimension and depth.
    • Showy but not slick, the work has a new painterly depth and dimension that take it beyond the surface.
    • The most popular is selenium toner, which deepens the blacks and shadow areas of the print, adding depth and dimension.
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable 2.1 (of emotion) profundidad (feminine) 2.2 (of knowledge, understanding) profundidad (feminine) her criticism displays depth of thought su crítica revela un razonamiento muy profundo to study sth in depth estudiar algo a fondo or en profundidad
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    • Mike should be congratulated on his detailed research, and depth of knowledge and compelling style of presentation.
    • It is a lively, thriving collection of diverse women whose depth of knowledge and experience never fails to amaze me, but who are kind and supportive and above all very practical.
    • Members of any profession require wide knowledge and depth of experience the relevance of some of which might not have been obvious at the time of learning.
    2.3 (of voice) profundidad (feminine); (of sound) intensidad (feminine)
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    • His rare lyrical quality bears emotional depth without sickly sweetness, and sly humour without jokey or ironic irritants.
    • The guitar and bass gave the sound real mod attitude, while the backing vocals added as much soul as the keyboards offered depth and quality to the experience.
    • He chooses his roles, he says, based on the quality, depth and intelligence of the script.
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    • Theo was in the depths of despair as it was ten years to the day that his beautiful wife died, somewhat mysteriously.
    • Little more than a year ago he was in the depths of despair, but yesterday he put it all behind him with a wonderful victory over his rival.
    • ‘We were promised Utopia and we are in the depths of despair,’ said one governor.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable
    (depths plural)
    3.1 (deepest part) in the depths of the ocean/forest en las profundidades del océano/la espesura del bosque in the depths of winter/night en lo más crudo del invierno/lo más profundo de la noche to plumb the depths to plumb the ocean depths [literary/literario] descender* a las profundidades del mar [literary/literario] 3.2 (of misery, depravity) even in the depths of despair … aún en lo más hondo de su desesperación … he has sunk to such depths that … ha caído tan bajo que … to plumb the depths to plumb the depths of despair [literary/literario] hundirse en la desesperación

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