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noun: [ˈkɒmpaʊnd], adjective: [ˈkɒmpaʊnd], verb: [kəmˈpaʊnd]

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Inglés Español

compound n (combination) compuesto nm

mezcla nf

I made this new dessert using a compound of my two favorite


brownie recipes.

Hice un postre nuevo usando un compuesto de mis dos recetas


de brownies favoritas.

compound n (chemical: more than one element) compuesto nm

Plastics are compounds containing long chains of carbon atoms.

Los plásticos son compuestos que contienen grandes cadenas


de átomos de carbón.

compound n (word: two parts) (gramática) compuesto/a adj

There are a lot of compounds on this week's spelling list.

ⓘ Este lemario recoge la mayoría de las palabras compuestas


del español.

compound n (buildings within an enclosure) recinto nm

instalaciones nfpl

The military compound was heavily guarded.


El recinto militar estaba fuertemente vigilado.

compound adj (composite) complejo/a adj

A fly's compound eyes can see in all directions.

El complejo ojo de una mosca le permite ver en todas


direcciones.

compound adj (word: made up of two words) compuesto/a adj

"Catfish" is a compound word.

ⓘ "Rompecabezas" es una palabra compuesta.

compound [sth]⇒ vtr (make worse) agravar⇒ vtr

The illness only compounded his health problems.

La enfermedad simplemente agravó sus problemas de salud.

compound [sth] vtr (interest) calcular⇒ vtr

The bank compounds the interest daily.

El Banco calcula los intereses diariamente.

Additional Translations

Inglés Español

compound adj (interest) compuesto/a adj

The students learned how to calculate compound interest.

Los alumnos aprendieron a calcular el interés compuesto.

compound n ([sth] with multiple uses) multifunción, multiusos adj

This tool is a compound and can be used in all kinds of tasks.

Esta herramienta es multifunción, se puede usar para muchas


cosas.

compound n (tense: two parts) (gramática) compuesto nm

In many Romance languages the perfect tense is a compound.

En muchas lenguas romances el tiempo pasado es un


compuesto.
compound n (music: time) (música) compuesto nm

The time in which a waltz is written is a compound, with three


beats to the bar.

El compás de un vals es un compuesto que se divide en tres


tiempos.

compound n (botany: fruit cluster) (botánica) compuesto nm

A fruit formed of several different parts to form a whole is


called a compound.

Una fruta formada a partir de varias partes distintas que


conforman un todo es llamado compuesto.

compound [sth] vtr (combine) combinar⇒ vtr

Various materials are compounded in the making of plastics.

Se combinan varios materiales en la fabricación de plásticos.

compound [sth] vtr (construct) elaborar⇒ vtr

Lets compound a new plan from everyone's different ideas.

Elaboremos un nuevo plan con las diferentes ideas de todo el


mundo.

compound [sth] vtr (mix) elaborar⇒ vtr

The pharmacists will compound a remedy for us.

Los farmacéuticos elaborarán un remedio para nosotros.

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Locuciones verbales

Inglés Español

flick (book: quickly skim) hojear⇒ vtr


through [sth],
compound:
flick vtr
phrasal insep
flick (look through rapidly) mirar rápidamente vtr + adv
through [sth],
compound:
flick vtr
phrasal insep

flip (book: quickly skim) hojear⇒ vtr


through [sth],
compound:
flip vtr phrasal
insep

Chris was flipping through a magazine.

Chris estaba hojeando una revista.

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Compound Forms:

Inglés Español

compound (more than one word) adjetivo compuesto loc nom


adjective n m

An example of a compound adjective is "part-time."

compound (mathematics: curve with >1 curva compuesta loc nom f


curve n arc) (matemática)

compound (insects) (insectos) ojo compuesto loc nom m


eye n

compound (grammar: composite term) (Gramática) forma compuesta nf + adj


form n

Las formas compuestas usan un auxiliar y un participio pasado.

compound (chemistry: combined substance) compuesto químico nm +


form n adj

Este compuesto químico es cáustico, manipúlelo con cuidado.

compound (broken bone: protruding) (medicina) fractura abierta, fractura


fracture, expuesta loc nom f
open
fracture n
A compound fracture increases the risk of infection.

La fractura abierta tiene más riesgo de infección.

compound (investing: interest on interest) interés compuesto loc nom


growth n m

The idea of earning interest on your interest is the appeal of


compound growth.

ⓘ Las fórmulas de cálculo del interés compuesto son muy


complicadas.

compound (interest paid on top of previous) interés compuesto loc nom


interest, m
compounding
interest n

compound (sentence type) oración compuesta nf + adj


sentence n

oración coordinada nf + adj

compound (made up of two words) palabra compuesta nf + adj


word n

'Handbag' is a compound word formed by joining 'hand' and 'bag'.

"Abrelatas" es una palabra compuesta, formada por las palabras


"abre" y "latas".

jointing (plaster-like material) (AR, coloquial) poximix nm


compound,
joint
compound n

Note: Es marca registrada.

rellenador nm

tripoli, (metal polish) polvo de trípoli loc nom m


Tripoli
compound,
Tripoli
powder n

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'compound' aparece también en las siguientes entradas:

In the English description:

acetic acid - acetyl bromide - acetylene - acid - acrylic


acid - adenine - adenosine - aldehyde - alkaloid - alkyl - alum - aluminum
hydroxide - amide - amine - amino acid - aminobenzoic acid - anhydride - Anhydrous
Isopropyl Alcohol - aromatize - ascorbic acid - azide - base - benzene - bromide - calcium
chloride - calcium hydroxide - camphor - carbide - carbohydrate - carbonic acid - carbonyl
sulfide - carborundum - cationic
detergent - chelate - chloride - chlorite - copolymer - copper
monoxide - coumarin - cpd - creatine - cresol - diethyl ketone - dimethyl
sulfide - dioxide - dioxin - disjunction - epoxide - ester - ether

Spanish:

acumulativo - compositivo - compuesto - coordinado - mixtura - acotado - fraccionamient


o - nombre compuesto - número compuesto - tiempo compuesto - tierra rara

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