Translation of number in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (digit) in round numbers a six-figure numberun número de seis cifrasExample sentences1.2 (abstract quantity) a minus number
un número negativo
- We also counted the number of words, abbreviations, symbols, numbers, and values in each record.
- Finding the ideal ratio of words to numbers may prove a fruitful area for further research.
- The whole number part starts off your list of numbers for the continued fraction.
- 2 2.1 (for identification)also: telephone numberwrong numberlicense o (British English) registration numbernúmero equivocadoidentity number page/room numbernúmero de matrícula or (in Latin America also) de placa or (Southern Cone) de patenteI'm in number 17número de página/de habitaciónshe lives at number 48estoy en la (habitación) 17the England number 11 (British English)vive en el número 48he was wearing number 9el número once inglés or de Inglaterraher/my number is upllevaba el dorsal 9I thought my number was uple/me ha llegado la horato do a number on somebody (American English) [slang]creí que me había llegado la horato do a number one/number two [colloquial]hacérsela buena a alguien [colloquial]to do something by the numbers (American English)hacer pis/caca [colloquial]hacer del uno/del dos (Mexico) (Peru) [colloquial] [euphemistic]to have somebody's number (especially American English) [colloquial]hacer algo como Dios manda2.2 (indicating rank) See examples: I'll need a reliable number twotener calado a alguien [colloquial]they are currently at number fivenecesito un buen segundo de a bordoto be public enemy number oneocupan el quinto lugarto look out for o after number oneser el enemigo público número unohe's only interested in number onepensar ante todo en el propio interés(before noun) he's hardly your number one fansolo piensa en sí mismoSpain's number one shoe manufacturerno eres precisamente santo de su devociónel primer fabricante de zapatos or el fabricante de zapatos líder de EspañaExample sentences
- A brief name description and gene ID accession number is given to the right hand side of each ratio.
- Sequences included in this study and their accession numbers are listed in table 1.
- A minimum of one Lotto ticket serial number is drawn from all valid tickets each Lotto draw.
- 3 3.1 countable (amount, quantity) student numbersin a large number of casesel número de estudiantesin a small number of casesen un gran número de casosguess the number of beads in the jaren unos pocos casosen contados casosthere are a number of reasons why you shouldn't goadivina cuántas cuentas hay en el frascoI've mentioned it a number of timeshay una serie de razones por las que no deberías iron a number of occasionslo he mencionado varias vecesany number of things could go wrongvarias vecesany number can playhay (una) cantidad de cosas or hay (una) infinidad de cosas que podrían fallartimes without number [literary]puede jugar cualquier número de personasactors of his talent are few in numberinnumerables vecestheir superior numbers made victory certainactores como él hay pocoscan you give me some idea of (the) numbers?su superioridad numérica les aseguró la victoria3.2 (group) See examples: among o in their number¿me puede dar una idea de cuántas personas serán?I spoke to one of their numberentre ellosen su gruposhe only invited us to make up the numbershablé con uno de ellossolo nos invitó para hacer bultoExample sentences
- Ham House's ghost tours are attracting an increasing number of visitors.
- The battlefields of Normandy are drawing increasing numbers of British visitors as the anniversary of D-Day approaches.
- Simply, step one involves estimating the expected number of substitutions per site accumulating between sampling times.
- 4 countable 4.1 (song, tune) 4.2 (issue of magazine, journal) 4.3 (garment) [colloquial] she was wearing a smart little gray number4.4 (individual) [colloquial]llevaba un elegante modelito grisshe's a hot little numbertipo, (-pa) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]tío, (-tía) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]4.5 (thing, situation, scene) [colloquial]some people think teaching is a cushy numberestá buenísima [colloquial]es un cuero (Chile) (Mexico) [colloquial]this divorce has been a really heavy number for him [slang]algunos piensan que la enseñanza es Jauja or (in Spain also) un chollo [colloquial]el divorcio ha sido un buen palo para él [colloquial]Example sentences
- The dress was a sleek, black number with tiny, silvery sequins along the low neckline.
- She pulled it off, to find a slinky black number, with thin spaghetti-straps and a jagged edge.
- Her friend is one of those people who have no creativity so they just throw on some cat ears with some black slinky numbers.
- For her audition Natalie had to recite two drama pieces and perform three song and dance numbers.
- The performers will also tackle solo songs and duets, group numbers, character dances, duologues and slapstick.
- In one of the program's dance numbers, he performed Topeng Dalem with refined and deeply touching movements.
- 5 uncountable (Linguistics)Example sentences
- Countable nouns make a distinction between singular and plural number.
- Human nouns have a distinct class marking mechanism based on number and gender.
- There was a time a few years ago when the United States was spoken of in the plural number.
- 6also: numbers plural(American English) [colloquial] 6.1 (lottery)(illegal lottery)to play the numberslotería (feminine) clandestina6.2 (results) See examples: I can't say anything till I see the numbersjugar a la loteríathe show had spectacular numbers in New Englandno puedo decir nada hasta ver las cifrasel programa tuvo una audiencia enorme en Nueva Inglaterra
- 1.1 (assign number to)(houses/pages/items)a numbered (bank) account1.2 (amount to) See examples: the spectators numbered 50,000una cuenta (bancaria) numeradathey number thousandshabía (un total de) 50.000 espectadoresel número de espectadores ascendía a 50.0001.3 (count) the benefits are too many to be numberedson mileshay miles de ellosthey are worthy to be numbered among the saintslos beneficios son innumerableshis days are numberedmerecen un lugar entre los santosmerecen que se los cuente entre los santosExample sentences
- And thy servant is in the midst of thy people, which thou has chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered or counted for multitude.
- The number of subjects that I could discuss with my parents and claim genuine common experience could be numbered on the fingers of one hand.
- The few which manage to maintain the consistency and flow necessary to repeated listening can be numbered on the fingers of one hand.
- Coffins are being numbered and marked with pictures of the dead inside.
- The other series, known as the piezometer series, is numbered simply 1 to 104.
- Intron positions were numbered consecutively beginning at the N-terminus of the alignment.
- 1.1 (figure) he numbers among the greats of rock music1.2 (Military)figura or está entre los grandes del rocknumerarseExample sentences
- Last year's total Jewish immigration into Israel, numbering some 23,000, was a 15-year low.
- The military forces number about fifteen thousand and are among the best trained in Africa.
- Current playable songs number only in the hundreds.
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