Translation of dim in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (dark)(room)poco iluminadoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (indistinct)
- Her big dark emerald green eyes shone brightly in the dim light.
- The dim rays of light were shining through, just like before.
- The lighting that is currently in place is extremely poor, with only six lights providing dim illumination inside the subway.
(memory/shape)(idea)in the dim and distant pasten el pasado remotoExample sentences
- Frescoes of demons and spirits writhe across the walls of its prayer halls, and the drone of absorbed monks fills dim rooms and corridors.
- About half of the 20 young women are otherwise engaged in the Champagne Room, a dim, closet-size space that holds half a dozen couples.
- I was pleasantly surprised to discover a clamorous, dim room filled with networked computers available dirt-cheap.
Example sentences1.3 (gloomy, hopeless)
- Then she began to make out dim shapes that in a few moments revealed themselves to be crates, tackle, ropes, barrels, and hooks.
- Then, turning back towards the dim shapes across the stream, ‘It's like that joke about looking into a nudist camp,’ he said.
- Eventually the ship's throbbing cut out, and they could see the dim shapes of launches being lowered over the sides.
(prospects/future)→ view 1 3 1nada halagüeñonada prometedorExample sentences1.4 (of eyesight) (predicative) his eyesight is growing dim
- I have in mind a dim memory of the Commissioner trying to grapple with this kind or problem.
- I can also vaguely recall occasionally going to a club called Catacombs, but since I was off my face on snakebite and black, my memories are dim and distant.
- Those days, however, must seem a dim and distant memory.
eyes dim with tearscada vez ve peorle está fallando la vistaojos nublados or empañados por las lágrimasExample sentences
- Once they leave, future prospects are extremely dim.
- The Minister painted a human figure in black surrounded by red with a dash of yellow on the top giving it a cheerful outlook in otherwise dim circumstances.
- But our chronically weak dollar is a clear sign that the global investment community thinks our economic prospects are dim.
- ‘My eyes are dim, I cannot see, I have not brought my specs with me, I have not brought my specs with me’.
- Her chestnut eyes were dim with sleepiness as they came in contact with his live blue ones.
- When she stood back up, the blood rushed around her brain and made her eyes go dim for a moment.
- 2 (stupid) [colloquial]Example sentences
- No less worrisome, therefore, is the fact that the networks that own so many of these stations are too dim to understand this fact.
- It was generally accepted that he either wanted a nuclear war or was too dim to understand the consequences.
- I try convincing a couple of girls driving in to back out and go back in again, but they are too dim to understand.
transitive verb -mm-
- 1.1(lights)to dim one's headlights (American English)1.2poner las (luces) cortas or de cruce or (in Latin America also) las (luces) bajasbajar las luces(eyesight)ir debilitando(memory)ir borrando(spirits)tears dimmed her eyeshacer perderlas lágrimas le nublaron or le empañaron los ojosExample sentences
- Conversely, after the Chinese intervention, support declined, based on dimming prospects for gains beyond the status quo.
- You've allowed the passage of time to dim the intensity of the moment and your rational faculty to devalue what is no longer integral to your life.
- The impact of a year of low-intensity warfare on public opinion on both sides of the divide has further dimmed the prospects for peace.
- His sight was dimming and his hearing had nearly disappeared.
- Jonathon's sight was dimming; it was swimming in blood and useless tears.
- If one continues to look at it, one's sight becomes dazzled and dimmed, so it is preferable to look at its image in water and avoid a direct look at it, because the intensity of its rays is thereby reduced.
- The bright lights dimmed, the piano's final note died down, and it was over.
- As the star got larger and larger and almost unbearably bright, the light started to dim, fading away behind them.
- When you come through the front door the lights have dimmed, the curtains closed and music is playing to welcome you home.
intransitive verb -mm-
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.