- 1 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (examination, study) observación (feminine) to escape observation pasar inadvertido or desapercibido he has no powers of observation no es nada observador, no tiene capacidad de observación to keep sth/sb under observation mantener* algo/a algn bajo vigilancia [Medicine/Medicina] tener* algo/a algn en observación she was taken to hospital for observation la llevaron al hospital para tenerla en observación (before noun/delante del nombre) [post/tower/ward] de observación observation balloon [Meteorology/Meteorología] globo (masculine) sonda observation satellite satélite (masculine) de observaciónMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (recording, measurement) observación (masculine) to take an observation observar
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- A daily visit from a health care worker is scarcely the same as the continual observation as hospital staff carry out their duties.
- The very processes of measurement and observation influence the subject and change him.
- This strange limitation arises because the very process of observation is inseparable from the state being measured.
- For it is the duty of an astronomer to record celestial motions through careful observation.
- 2 countable/numerable (comment) observación (f), comentario (m) to make an observation hacer* una observación or un comentarioMore example sentences
- An appeal can be in the form of a funny question, a witty observation, opinion or comment.
- I excerpted a quote that summed up the point of the piece, followed by an observation based on revelation.
- So she wasn't surprised when he countered her obvious statement with an observation of his own.