Translation of globe in Spanish:

globe

Pronunciation: /gləʊb/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (world) the globe el globo
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    • ‘It is a window to find new places and to tell readers around the globe about the world, its culture, its science and its nature,’ he said at the launch.
    • Owing to the advances in the growing field of information technology, colleges and universities around the globe have begun offering Internet-based courses.
    • Millions are used in factories, hospitals, universities around the globe for radiology, calibrating instruments and research.
    1.2 (model) globo (masculine) terráqueo
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    • The goal was to see if they could take the globe's touch-sensitive surface and apply it to paper.
    • I rationalized this time span by calculating the surface area of the globe: 21 square feet.
    • The pin, which was small and had no legible writing, most obviously contained a two-dimensionable representation of the globe, with an eagle above it.
  • 2 (lampshade) globo (masculine); (goldfish bowl) pecera (feminine) ([ esférica ])
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    • It's even less traditional up the stairwells where giant alien globes have landed, masquerading as light fittings.
    • The massive ship's boilers were easily recognised, piercing the gloom like giant globes.
    • The fruit and veg stalls were amazing, piled high with fantastic looking produce, plum tomatoes, giant mangos, mountains of artichoke globes, cauliflowers bigger than footballs.

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