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a- {prefix} /ə/ (not, without, opposite of) :: a-
a {article} (an) SEE: an ::
a {n} (name of the letter A, a) :: a {m} {f}
Aachen {prop} /ˈɑkən/ (city in North Rhine-Westphalia) :: Aquisgrana
Aalenian {prop} (subdivision of the Middle Jurassic epoch) :: aaleniano {m}
aardvark {n} /ˈɑɹd.vɑɹk/ (mammal) :: oritteropo {m}
aardwolf {n} /ˈɑɹd.ˌwʊlf/ (the mammal species Proteles cristatus) :: protele {m}
Aargau {prop} (canton) :: Argovia
Aaron {prop} /ˈɛɹ.ən/ (biblical brother of Moses) :: Aronne {m}
Aaron {prop} (male given name) :: Aronne
Aaron's rod {n} (goldenrod) SEE: goldenrod ::
Aaron's rod {n} (mullein) SEE: mullein ::
abaca {n} /ˌæb.əˈkɑ/ (plant) :: abaca {f}
abaca {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
aback {adv} /əˈbæk/ (backwards) :: indietro
aback {adv} (in the rear) :: dietro, di dietro
aback {adv} (said of sails pressed backward) :: a collo
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus ::
abacus {n} /ˈæbəkəs/ ((obsolete) table or tray scattered with sand for calculating or drawing) :: abaco {m}
abacus {n} (device for performing arithmetical calculations) :: abaco {m}, pallottoliere {m}
abacus {n} (uppermost portion of the capital of a column) :: abaco {m}
abacus {n} (board, tray, or table for holding bottles, cups, etc.) :: abaco {m}, credenza {f}
a bad penny always turns up {proverb} (unwanted person or thing reappears) :: l'erba cattiva non muore mai
abaka {n} (plant) SEE: abaca ::
abaka {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
abalone {n} /æb.əˈloʊ.ni/ (edible univalve mollusc) :: abalone
abandon {v} /əˈbæn.dn̩/ (to give up control of, surrender) :: abbandonare
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert; to forsake) :: abbandonare
abandon {v} (to cast out, expel, reject) :: bandire
abandon {n} (a giving up to natural impulses) :: abbandono {m}
abandoned {adj} /əˈbæn.dn̩d/ (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted) :: abbandonato
abandoning {n} (abandoning) :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} /əˈbæn.dn̩.mn̩t/ (act of abandoning) :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (maritime law: relinquishment of a property to underwriters) :: rinuncia {m}
abandonment {n} (relinquishment of a right, claim or privilege) :: rinuncia {m}
abandonment {n} (voluntary leaving of a person) :: abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (cessation of service) :: rinuncia {f}, abbandono {m}
abandonment {n} (refusal to receive freight) :: rinuncia {f}
abandonment {n} (careless freedom) :: abbandono {m}, abnegazione {m}
abarthrosis {n} (diarthrosis) SEE: diarthrosis ::
abasia {n} /ə.ˈbeɪ.ʒə/ (incapacity to walk) :: abasia
abastard {v} (To abastardize) :: imbastardire
abate {v} /əˈbeɪt/ (to bring down or reduce to a lower state) :: ridurre
abatement {n} /əˈbeɪt.mənt/ (the act of abating or the state of being abated) :: riduzione
abaton {n} (enclosure in the temple of Asclepios where patients slept) :: abaton {m}, abato {m} [rare]
abattoir {n} /ˈæb.əˌtwɑɹ/ (public slaughterhouse) :: mattatoio {m}, macello {m}
Abbe refractometer {n} /ˈɑ.bə ˌɹi.fɹækˈtɑm.ɪ.tɚ/ (instrument used to measure the refractive index of a liquid) :: rifrattometro di Abbe {m}
abbess {n} /ˈæb.ɪs/ (female superior of a nunnery) :: badessa {f}
abbey {n} /ˈæb.i/ (monastery headed by an abbot) :: abbazia {f}
abbey {n} (church of a monastery) :: abbazia {f}
abbot {n} /ˈæb.ət/ (superior or head of an abbey or monastery) :: abate {m}
abbreviate {v} /əˈbɹɪt/ (to make shorter) :: abbreviare
abbreviate {n} (abridgment) SEE: abridgment ::
abbreviated {adj} /əˈbɹi.viˌeɪ.tɪd/ (shortened) :: abbreviato
abbreviation {n} /əˌbɹi.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩/ (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase) :: abbreviazione {f}, abbreviatura {f}, acronimo {m}
abbreviation {n} (abridged version of a document) :: riassunto {m}
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing) :: abbreviazione {f}
abbreviation {n} (music: one or more dashes through the stem of a note) :: abbreviazione {f}
abbreviature {n} (abbreviation) SEE: abbreviation ::
ABC {n} (alphabet) SEE: alphabet ::
ABC book {n} (primer) SEE: primer ::
abciximab {n} (antiplatelet drug) :: abciximab
abdicate {v} /ˈæb.dɪˌkeɪt/ (to disclaim and expel from family, see also: disinherit) :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (to reject, cast off, discard) :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (to surrender or relinquish as sovereign power; to withdraw from filling or exercising) :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (to renounce a throne or other high office) :: abdicare
abdicate {v} (to depose) SEE: depose ::
abdication {n} /ˌæb.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder) :: abdicazione {f}
abdomen {n} /ˈæb.də.mən/ (belly) :: addome {m}
abdominal {adj} /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩/ (of or pertaining to the abdomen) :: addominale
abducens nerve {n} /æbˈduˌsɛnz nɚv/ (nerve) :: nervo abducente
abduct {v} /æbˈdʌkt/ (to take away) :: sottrarre, sequestrare, rapire (people)
abduct {v} (to draw away from its ordinary position) :: abdurre
abduction {n} /æbˈdʌk.ʃn̩/ (leading away, carrying away) :: rapimento {m}, sequestro {m}
abduction {n} (physiology: movement separating limb from axis) :: abduzione {f}
abduction {n} (logic: type of syllogism) :: abduzione {f}
abduction {n} (law: wrongful carrying off of a human being) :: rapimento {m}
abductive {adj} /æbˈdʌk.tɪv/ (logic) :: abduttivo
abductive {adj} (anatomy) :: abduttore
Abdullah {prop} /æbˈdʌlə/ (Muslim given name) :: Abdullah
abearance {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior ::
Abecedarian {n} /ˌeɪ.biˌsiˈdæɹ.i.ən/ (member of a 16th-century sect) :: abecedariano {m}
abecedarium {n} (a book used to teach the alphabet) SEE: primer ::
abed {adv} /əˈbɛd/ (in bed, or on the bed) :: a letto
Abel {prop} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (biblical character) :: Abele
Abelard {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ˌlɑɹd/ (male given name) :: Abelardo
abele {n} (Populus alba) SEE: white poplar ::
Abelian algebra {n} (commutative algebra) SEE: commutative algebra ::
abelian group {n} /əˈən ɡɹup/ (group in which the group operation is commutative) :: gruppo abeliano {m}
abelmosk {n} /ˈeɪbəlˌmɑsk/ (A. moschatus) :: abelmosco {m}
aberrant {adj} /əbˈɛɹ.n̩t/ (deviating from the norm) :: aberrante
aberrant {adj} (straying from the right way) :: aberrante
aberrant {adj} (deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal) :: aberrante
aberration {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹeɪ.ʃn̩/ (act of wandering or deviation; abnormality) :: aberrazione {f}, deviazione {f}
aberration {n} (optics: convergence to different foci) :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n} (astronomy: small periodical change of position of heavenly bodies) :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n} (partial alienation of reason) :: alienazione {f}
aberration {n} (zoology, botany: atypical development or structure) :: aberrazione {f}
aberration {n} :: aberrazione {f}
aberrometry {n} :: aberrometria {f}
abessive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something) :: caso abessivo {m}
abet {v} /əˈbɛt/ (to assist or encourage in crime) :: favoreggiare, incoraggiare, istigare
abet {v} (to support, uphold, or aid) :: sostenere
abettor {n} /əˈbɛtə/ (accomplice) :: complice {m} {f}
abettor {n} (inciter) :: favoreggiatore {m}, favoreggiatrice {f}, istigatore {m}, istigatrice {f}, fiancheggiatore {m}, fiancheggiatrice {f},, fomentatore {m}, fomentatrice {f}, aizzatore {m}, aizzatrice {f}, agitatore {m}, agitatrice {f}
abeyance {n} /əˈbeɪ.əns/ (suspension; temporary suppression) :: sospensione {f}
abeyant {adj} /əˈbeɪ(ə)nt/ (being in a state of abeyance, see also: suspended) :: in sospeso
abhor {v} /æbˈhɔɹ/ (to regard with horror or detestation) :: aborrire, abominare
abhorrent {adj} /æbˈhɔɹ.ənt/ (contrary or discordant) :: contrario, incompatibile, contro
abhorrent {adj} (detesting; showing abhorrence) :: ripugnante, disgustoso, odioso
abide {v} /əˈbaɪd/ (endure without yielding) :: sopportare, tollerare
abide {v} (bear patiently; tolerate) :: sopportare, tollerare
abide {v} (stay) :: dimorare, risiedere, stare
abide {v} (dwell) :: vivere, abitare, risiedere, dimorare
abide {v} (wait in expectation) :: aspettare, attendere
abide {v} (abide by) SEE: abide by ::
abide by {v} (accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it) :: conformarsi a, sottostare, adeguarsi, attenersi
abide by {v} (remain faithful to something or someone) :: mantenere [a promise], rimanere fedele [remain faithful]
abiding {adj} /əˈbaɪ.dɪŋ/ (continue) :: duraturo, persistente
Abidjan {prop} /ˌæb.ɪˈdʒɑn/ (the largest city of Ivory Coast) :: Abidjan
abietic {adj} /ˌæb.iˈɛt.ɪk/ (related to fir trees) :: abietico
abietic {adj} (related to abietic acid or its deratives) :: abietico
Abigail {prop} /ˈæb.ə.ɡeɪl/ (biblical wife of David) :: Abigail
Abigail {prop} (female given name) :: Abigaille
abigeat {n} (theft of cattle) :: abigeato {m}
ability {n} /əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ (quality or state of being able) :: abilità {f}
ability {n} (a skill or competence) :: capacità {f}
abiogenesis {n} /ˌeɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs/ (origination of living organisms from lifeless matter) :: abiogenesi {f}, archeobiosi {f}, autogonia {f}
abiosphere {n} :: abiosfera {f}
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable) :: meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
a bit much {n} (More than is reasonable) :: esagerazione {f}
abject {adj} /ˈæb.d͡ʒɛkt/ (Sunk to a low condition; down in spirit or hope) :: abbietto
abject {n} (A person in the lowest and most despicable condition) :: abbietto
abjure {v} /æbˈdʒʊɹ/ (to renounce upon oath) :: abiurare
abjure {v} (to renounce with solemnity) :: abiurare
Abkhaz {adj} /ɑbˈkɑz/ (of or pertaining to Abkhazia) :: abcaso
Abkhaz {n} (person from Abkhazia) :: abcaso {m}, abcasa {f}, abcazico {m}, abcazica {f}
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia) :: abcaso {m}, abcazico {m}
Abkhazia {prop} /æbˈkeɪ.ʒi.ə/ (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia) :: Abcasia {f}, Abkhazia {f}
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz ::
ablative {adj} /ˈæb.lə.tɪv/ (applied to one of the cases of the noun in other language) :: ablativo {m}
ablative {n} (ablative case) SEE: ablative case ::
ablative case {n} (grammatical case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source) :: ablativo {m}
ablaut {n} /ˈɑbˌlaʊt/ (substitution of one root vowel for another) :: apofonia {f}
ablaze {adj} /əˈbleɪz/ (on fire) :: in fiamme, fiammeggiante
able {adj} /ˈeɪ.bl̩/ (permitted to) :: capace
able {adj} (skillful) :: abile
-able {suffix} /ə.bl̩/ (able to be done) :: -abile, -ibile, -evole
-able {suffix} :: -abile, -ibile
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy ::
able {v} (enable) SEE: enable ::
ablegation {n} (expulsion, banishment) :: ablegazione {f}
ableism {n} /ˈeɪ.bəl.ɪz.m̩/ (discrimination against persons with disabilities) :: abilismo {m}
ablet {n} (a small fresh-water fish) :: alborella {f}, alburno {m}
ablution {n} /əˈblu.ʃn̩/ (the act of washing or cleansing) :: abluzione {f}
ablution {n} (the water used in cleansing) :: abluzioni {f-p}
ablution {n} (Roman Catholic Church: a small quantity of wine and water) :: abluzione {f}
ably {adv} /ˈeɪ.bli/ (with great ability) :: abilmente
abnegation {n} /ˈæb.nɪˈɡɘɪ.ʃn̩/ (denial; renunciation) :: abnegazione {f}
abnormal {adj} /ˈæbˌnɔɹ.ml̩/ (not conforming to rule or system) :: anormale, anomalo
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms) :: anormale, anomalo
abnormality {n} /ˌæbˌnɔɹˈmæl.ət.i/ (state of being abnormal) :: anomalia {f}
abnormally {adv} /æbˈnɔɹ.mə.li/ (In an abnormal manner) :: anormalmente
abnormalness {n} (abnormality) SEE: abnormality ::
aboard {adv} /əˈbɔɹd/ (on board) :: a bordo
aboard {prep} (on board of) :: a bordo di
abode {n} /əˈboʊd/ (stay or continuance in a place; sojourn) :: soggiorno {m}, dimora {f}, residenza {f}
abode {n} (slightly dated: residence) :: dimora {f}, residenza {f}, domicilio {m}
abode {n} (omen) SEE: omen ::
abolish {v} /əˈbɑl.ɪʃ/ (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice) :: abolire
abolition {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.n̩/ :: abolizione
abolitionism {n} /ˌæb.əˈlɪʃ.əˌnɪz.m̩/ (opinion in favor of the abolition of something) :: abolizionismo {m}
abolitionist {n} /ˌæ.bə.ˈlɪʃ.n̩.ɪst/ (person who favors the abolition) :: abolizionista {m} {f}
abomasum {n} /ˌæb.oʊˈmeɪ.səm/ (fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant) :: abomaso {m}
A-bomb {n} (atomic bomb) :: bomba A {f}
abominable {adj} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩/ (hateful; detestable; loathsome) :: abominabile, detestabile, efferato, odioso
abominable snowman {n} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bl̩ ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (humanoid or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas) :: abominevole uomo delle nevi {m}
abominably {adv} /əˈbɑm.ə.nə.bli/ (in an abominable manner) :: abominevolmente
abominate {v} /əˈbɒm.əˌnəɪt/ (to feel disgust towards, to hate in the highest degree) :: abominare
aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (original; indigenous) :: aborigeno
Aboriginal {n} (aboriginal) SEE: aboriginal ::
Aboriginal {adj} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪd͡ʒ.n̩.l̩/ (of or pertaining to aborigines) :: aborigeno
Aboriginal {n} (original inhabitant of any land) :: aborigeno {m}
aborigine {n} /ˌæb.əˈɹɪdʒ.ɪ.ni/ (aboriginal inhabitant of a country) :: aborigeno
abort {v} /əˈbɔɹt/ (to miscarry) :: abortire, fallire
abort {v} (to cause a premature termination) :: abortire, interrompere
abort {v} (computing: to terminate a process prior to completion) :: interrompere, fermare
aborted {adj} :: terminato
abortifacient {adj} /əˌbɔɹ.təˈfeɪ.ʃn̩t/ (producing miscarriage) :: abortivo
abortifacient {n} (agent that causes premature delivery) :: abortivo {m}
abortion {n} /əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/ (miscarriage) :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (induced abortion) :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (act of inducing abortion) :: aborto {m}
abortion {n} (immature product of an untimely birth) :: abortivo {m}
abortive {n} /əˈbɔɹ.tɪv/ :: abortito, abortivo
abound {v} /əˈbaʊnd/ (to be plentiful) :: abbondare, essere abbondante
abound {v} (to be copiously supplied) :: abbondare, essere abbondante
abound with {v} (abound) SEE: abound ::
about {prep} /əˈbaʊt/ (on every side of) :: circa
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity) :: vicino a
about {prep} (on the point or verge of) :: stare per
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in) :: riguardando, su, riguardo {m}
about {prep} (concerning) :: riguardando
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of) :: vicino
about {adv} (here and there) :: intorno
about-face {n} /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/ (military: abrupt turn to face the opposite direction) :: dietro front {m}, dietrofront {m}
about-face {n} (reversal of direction or attitude) :: voltafaccia {m}, voltagabbana {m}, banderuola {f}
about-face {v} (to turn 180 degrees) :: fare dietrofront
about-face {v} (to change opinion or attitude) :: fare il voltafaccia, fare il voltagabbana, cambiare casacca
about time {adv} (far past the desired time) :: era ora
about to {phrase} (indicating imminence) :: in procinto di [followed by infinitive], sul punto di [+ inf.], stare per [+ inf.]
about turn {n} /əˈbaʊt tɚn/ (about face) :: dietro front, dietrofront {m}
about turn {n} (change of opinion) :: dietro front, voltagabbana
about turn {v} (perform an about turn) :: fare dietro front
above {prep} /əˈbʌv/ (in or to a higher place) :: sopra
above {prep} :: sopra
above {adv} :: sopra par [golf]
above all {prep} (of prime importance) :: soprattutto
abovementioned {adj} (abovementioned) SEE: above-mentioned ::
above-mentioned {adj} /əˈbʌvˌmɛnʃn̩d/ (mentioned or named before; aforesaid) :: suddetto, succitato
above-named {adj} (mentioned or named before) SEE: above-mentioned ::
Abraham {prop} /ˈeɪ.bɹəˌhæm/ (prophet in the Old Testament) :: Abramo {m}
Abraham {prop} (male given name) :: Abramo {m}
Abraham {prop} (surname) :: Abramo {m}
Abram {prop} /ˈeɪ.bɹəm/ (Old Testament patriarch) :: Abramo
abrasion {n} /əˈbɹeɪ.ʒn̩/ :: abrasione {f}
abrasiveness {n} (the property of being abrasive) :: abrasività {f}
abreast {adv} /əˈbɹɛst/ (informed) :: aggiornato {m}, aggiornata {f}, al passo, al corrente
abreast {adv} (side by side) :: affiancato, di pari passo
abreast {adv} (nautical: side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam) :: al traverso
abridge {v} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ/ (to make shorter) :: accorciare, abbreviare, ridurre
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words) :: abbreviare
abridge {v} (to deprive) :: privare, limitare
abridged {adj} /əˈbɹɪdʒd/ (cut or shortened, especially of a literary work) :: abbreviato, ridotto
abridgment {n} /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/ :: ompendio
abroad {adv} /əˈbɹɔd/ (in foreign countries) :: all'estero
abroad {adv} :: all'estero
abrupt {adj} /ə.bɹʌpt/ (extremely steep) :: brusco, brusca
abrupt {adj} (without notice) :: brusco, brusca
abrupt {adj} (having sudden transitions from one state to next) :: discontinuo, discontinua, sconnesso, sconnessa
abruptly {adv} /əˈbɹʌ (precipitously) :: improvvisamente
Abruzzian {n} (native of Abruzzo) :: abruzzese {m}
Abruzzi Apennines {prop} (part of the Apennines) :: Appennino abruzzese
Abruzzo {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Abruzzo {m}
Absalom {prop} /ˈæb.sə.ləm/ (male given name) :: Assalonne, Absalone
abscess {n} /ˈæbsɛs/ (cavity filled with pus) :: ascesso {m}
abscissa {n} /æbˈsɪs.ə/ (first of two coordinates) :: ascissa {f}
absence {n} /ˈæ̩s/ (state of being away) :: assenza {f}
absence {n} (lack; deficiency; non-existence) :: assenza
absence {n} :: assenza {f}
absence makes the heart grow fonder {proverb} (when someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love or miss them or it) :: la lontananza avvicina i cuori
absent {adj} /ˈæ̩t/ (being away from a place) :: assente
absent {adj} (not existing) :: assente
absent {adj} (inattentive) :: assente
absentee {n} /ˌæ̩ˈti/ (person who is absent) :: assente
absent-minded {adj} /ˌæ̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd/ (absent in mind) :: svanito
absent-mindedly {adv} /ˌæ̩tˈmaɪn.dɪ (preoccupiedly) :: distrattamente
absent-mindedness {n} /ˌæ̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/ (state or quality of being preoccupied) :: distrazione {f}
absinthe {n} /ˈæb.sɪnθ/ (liquor) :: assenzio {m}
absinthe {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: assenzio {m}
absinthium {n} (Artemisia absinthium) SEE: wormwood ::
absolute {adj} /ˈæb.səˌlut/ :: assoluto
absolute alcohol {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈæl.kə.hɑl/ (reasonably pure ethyl alcohol) :: alcol assoluto {m}
absolutely {adv} /ˌæb.səˈ (in an absolute manner) :: assolutamente
absolutely {interj} (yes; certainly) :: assolutamente
absoluteness {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut.nəs/ (the fact free from any conditions or other beings) :: assolutezza {f}
absolute value {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈvæl.ju/ (numerical value of a real number) :: valore assoluto {m}
absolute value {n} (modulus of a complex number) :: modulo {m}
absolute zero {n} /ˈæb.səˌlut ˈzi.ɹoʊ/ (coldest possible temperature) :: zero assoluto {m}
absolutism {n} /ˈæb.səˌluˌtɪz.m̩/ (political science: absolute or arbritary government; despotism) :: assolutismo {m}
absolutive case {n} (case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action) :: caso assolutivo {m}
absolve {v} /æbˈzɑlv/ (to set free) :: assolvere
absolve {v} (to pronounce free or give absolution) :: assolvere
absolve {v} (theology: to pronounce free or give absolution from sin) :: assolvere
absolve {v} (obsolete: to finish, accomplish) :: assolvere
absorb {v} /æbˈsɔɹb/ (to include so that it no longer has separate existence) :: assorbire, incorporare, includere
absorb {v} (to suck up or drink in) :: assorbire
absorb {v} (to occupy fully) :: assorto
absorb {v} (to consume completely) :: assorbire
absorb {v} (physics: to take up by chemical or physical action) :: assorbire
absorbable {adj} /əbˈsɔɹb.ə.bl̩/ (capable of being absorbed) :: assorbibile
absorbance {n} /əbˈsɔɹ.bn̩s/ (logarithmic measure) :: assorbanza {f}
absorbency {n} /æb.sɔɹ.bn̩.si/ (quality of being absorbent) :: capacità di assorbimento
absorbent {adj} /æbˈsɔɹ.bn̩t/ (absorbing) :: assorbente
absorption {n} /æbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩/ :: assorbimento {m}
abstain {v} /əbˈsteɪn/ (refrain from) :: astenersi
abstain {v} (refrain from voting) :: astenersi
abstemious {adj} /æbˈstiː.mɪ.əs/ (refraining from freely consuming food or strong drink) :: astemio
abstention {n} /æbˈstɛn.ʃn̩/ (the act of abstaining) :: astensione
abstersive {adj} /æbˈstɝ.sɪv/ (cleansing, purging) :: astersivo
abstinence {n} /ˈæb.stɪ.nəns/ (the act or practice of abstaining) :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from alcohol) :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from sexual intercourse) :: astinenza {f}
abstinence {n} (the practice of self-denial) :: astinenza {f}
abstract {n} /ˌæbˈstɹækt/ (an abridgement or summary) :: estratto {m}, sunto {m}, compendio {m}, riassunto {m}
abstract {n} (an abstraction) :: astrazione {f}
abstract {n} (that which is abstract) :: astratto {m}
abstract {adj} (separate) :: teorico
abstract {adj} (apart from practice or reality; not concrete) :: astratto, teorico
abstract {adj} (difficult to understand) :: astruso
abstract {v} (to separate; to disengage) :: rimuovere, sottrarre, estrarre
abstract {v} (to steal) :: sottrarre
abstract {v} (to abridge, epitomize, or summarize) :: riassumere
abstract {v} (to perform the process of abstraction) :: astrarre
abstract algebra {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt ˈæl.d͡ʒɪ.bɹə/ (branch of mathematics) :: algebra astratta {f}
abstract away {v} (to ignore, omit) SEE: ignore ::
abstract harmonic analysis {n} (advanced development of "classical" harmonic analysis) :: analisi armonica astratta {f}
abstraction {n} /æbˈstɹæk.ʃn̩/ (act of abstracting) :: astrazione {f}
abstractive {adj} /æbˈstɹæk.tɪv/ (having an abstracting nature or tendency) :: astrattivo
abstract noun {n} /ˈæbˌstɹækt naʊn/ (noun that denotes an abstract concept) :: nome astratto {m}
abstruse {adj} /əbˈstɹuːs/ (difficult to comprehend) :: astruso
abstruseness {n} /æbˈstɹus.nəs/ (the property of being abstruse) :: astruseria {f}
absurd {adj} /æbˈsɝd/ (contrary to reason or propriety) :: assurdo
absurdism {n} /æbˈsɝdˌɪz.m̩/ (philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational) :: absurdism
Abu Dhabi {prop} /ˈɑ.bu ˈdɑ.bi/ (capital of UAE) :: Abu Dhabi
abugida {n} /ɑːbuˈɡiːdə/ (writing system, see also: alphasyllabary) :: alfasillabario {m}, abugida {m}
abulia {n} /əˈə/ (absence of will-power or decisiveness) :: abulia {f}
abundance {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩s/ (ample sufficiency) :: abbondanza, cuccagna {f}
abundant {adj} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t/ (fully sufficient; plentiful) :: abbondante
abundant number {n} /əˈbʌn.dn̩t ˈnʌm.bɚ/ (number that is less than the sum of its proper divisors) :: numero abbondante {m}
Abundius {prop} (male given name) :: Abbondio {m}
abuse {n} /əˈbjuːs/ (corrupt practice) :: abuso {m}
abuse {n} (improper usage) :: abuso {m}
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment) :: abuso {m}, violenza {f}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault) :: abuso sessuale {m}, violenza carnale {f}
abuse {v} /əˈbjuːz/ (to use improperly) :: abusare
abuse {v} (to hurt) :: abusare
abuse {v} (to rape) :: violentare
abuse {v} (to adulterate) SEE: adulterate ::
abuse {n} (delusion) SEE: delusion ::
abuse {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abusio {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abutment {n} /əˈbʌ̩t/ (state of abutting) :: rinfianco
abutment {n} (dentistry: tooth that supports a denture or bridge) :: ponte {m}
abuzz {adj} /əˈbʌz/ (characterized by a high level of activity or gossip; in a buzz) :: ronzante, rumoreggiante
Abydos {prop} /əˈbaɪ.dɑs/ (ancient city in Egypt) :: Abido
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
abysmal {adj} /əˈbɪz.məl/ (pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound) :: abissale
abysmal {adj} (extremely bad) :: disastroso, pessimo
abyss {n} /əˈbɪs/ (bottomless or unfathomed depth) :: abisso {m}
abyss {n} (moral depravity, vast intellectual or moral depth) :: abisso {m}
abyssal fish {n} (fish that lives below 2000 m) :: pesce abissale {m}
Abyssinian {prop} (Amharic) SEE: Amharic ::
abzyme {n} (antibody with catalytic properties) :: abzima
acacia {n} /əˈkeɪ.ʃə/ (shrub or tree) :: acacia {f}
academian {n} /ˌæk.əˈdi.mi.n̩/ (member of an academy) :: accademico {m}
academic {adj} /ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/ (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning) :: accademico
academic {adj} (scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific) :: accademico
academically {adv} /ˌæk.əˈdɛm.ɪk.ə.li/ (in an academic style or way) :: accademicamente
academically {adv} (from an academic perspective) :: accademicamente
academician {n} /ˌæ.kə.dəˈmɪʃ.n̩/ (member of an academy) :: accademico
academy {n} /əˈkæd.ə.mi/ (learned society) :: accademia {f}
academy {n} (specialized school) :: accademia {m}
academy {n} (college or university) :: accademia
academy {n} (seminary) :: seminario {m}
academy {n} :: accademia {f}
Academy of Sciences {n} (national academy) SEE: national academy ::
Academy of Sciences {n} (learned society dedicated to sciences) :: accademia delle scienze {f}
acai {n} /əˈsaɪ.i/ (South American palms of the genus Euterpe) :: palma {f}, açai {f}
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany ::
acajou {n} (cashew tree) SEE: cashew ::
acajou {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
a camel is a horse designed by a committee {proverb} (critique on committees) :: un cammello è un cavallo disegnato da un comitato
acanthite {n} /əˈkæn.θaɪt/ (a mineral form of silver sulfide) :: acantite {f}
acanthocyte {n} (spur cell) SEE: spur cell ::
acanthosis {n} /æˌkænˈθoʊ.sɪs/ (abnormal thickening of the stratum spinosum) :: acantosi {f}
acanthus {n} /əˈkæn.θəs/ (plant) :: acanto
acanthus {n} (ornament) :: acanto {m}
a cappella {adv} /ˌɑ kəˈpɛl.ə/ (performed by a choir with no instrumental accompaniment) :: a cappella
acarbose {n} /ˈæ.kɑɹ.boʊs/ (antidiabetic drug) :: acarbosio {m}
acarology {n} /ækəˈɹɒləd͡ʒi/ (the study of ticks and mites) :: acarologia {f}
acarophobia {n} /ˌækəɹəˈfəʊbi.ə/ :: acarofobia {f}
acatalectic {adj} /ˌeɪ.ˌkæt.ə.ˈlɛk.tɪk/ (having the required number of syllables in the last foot) :: acataletto
accedie {n} (acedia) SEE: acedia ::
accelerant {n} /əkˈsɛləɹənt/ :: accelerante {m}
accelerate {v} /ək.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪt/ (to cause to move faster) :: accelerare
accelerate {v} (to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process) :: accelerare
accelerate {v} (to hasten) :: affrettare
accelerate {v} (to become faster) :: accelerare
acceleration {n} /ək.ˌsɛl.ə.ˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (act or state) :: accelerazione {f}
acceleration {n} (amount) :: accelerazione {f}
acceleration {n} ((physics)) :: accelerazione {f}
accelerationism {n} :: accelerazionismo {m}
accelerator {n} /æk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪ.tɚ/ (accelerator pedal) :: acceleratore
accent {n} /ˈæk.sɛnt/ (stronger articulation) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (orthography: mark to indicate accent) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (modulation of the voice in speaking) :: tono {m}, modulazione {f}, enfasi {f}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.) :: accento {m}, cadenza {f}, inflessione {f}, calata {f}
accent {n} (word, significant tone or sound) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (prosody: stress on syllables of a verse) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: recurring stress on a tone) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: special emphasis on a tone) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: rhythmical accent) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (music: expressive emphasis of a passage) :: accento {m}
accent {n} (math: mark to distinguish magnitudes of similar kind) :: accento {m}
accent {v} /ækˈsɛnt/ (to emphasize) :: accentuare
accent {v} (to express the accent of) SEE: accentuate ::
accent {v} (to mark with written accents) SEE: accentuate ::
accentuate {v} /əkˈsen.tʃu.eɪt/ (to pronounce with an accent) :: accentuare
accentuate {v} (to bring out distinctly) :: accentuare
accentuate {v} (to mark with a written accent) :: accentare
accept {v} /əkˈsɛpt/ (to receive with consent) :: accettare
accept {v} (to agree to) :: accettare, ammettere
accept {v} (to endure patiently) :: accettare
accept {v} (to agree to pay) :: accettare
accept {v} (to receive officially) :: accettare
acceptability {n} /ˌæk.ˌsɛp.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (acceptableness) :: accettabilità {f}
acceptable {adj} /æk.ˈsɛp.tə.bəl/ (capable, worthy or sure of being accepted) :: accettabile
acceptance {n} /ək.ˈsɛp.təns/ :: accettazione
acceptance {n} (etendue) SEE: etendue ::
acceptancy {n} (acceptance) SEE: acceptance ::
access {n} /ˈæksɛs/ (way or means of approaching) :: accesso {m}
access {n} (act of approaching or entering) :: accesso {m}
access {n} (communication with a computer program or the Internet) :: accesso
accessibility {n} /ækˌsɛs.əˈbɪl.ət.i/ (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach) :: accessibilità {f}
accessible {adj} /əkˈsɛs.ə.bəl/ (easy of access or approach) :: accessibile
accessible {adj} (easily understood) :: accessibile
accessorily {adv} (in the manner of an accessory) :: accessoriamente
accessory {n} /əkˈsɛsəɹi/ (that which belongs to something else deemed the principal, attachment) :: accessorio {m}
accessory {n} :: accessorio {m}
accident {n} /ˈæk.sə.dənt/ (unexpected event with negative consequences) :: incidente
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage) :: incidente
accidental {adj} /ˌæk.sɪ.ˈdɛ̩/ (happening by chance) :: accidentale
accidental {n} :: accidentale
accidentally {adv} /ˌæksəˈdɛnt(ə)li/ (unexpectedly, unintentionally) :: casualmente, accidentalmente
accidently {adv} (unexpectedly, unintentionally) SEE: accidentally ::
acclaim {v} /ə.ˈkleɪm/ (to shout) :: gridare entusiasticamente or con entusiasmo
acclaim {v} (to shout applause) :: acclamare
acclaim {v} (to applaud) :: acclamare, applaudire
acclaim {v} (to claim) :: reclamare
acclaim {v} (to declare by acclamations) :: acclamare
acclamation {n} /æk.lə.ˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (applause) :: acclamazione {f}
acclamation {n} (election of a standby) :: acclamazione {f}
acclimation {n} (acclimatization) SEE: acclimatization ::
acclimatization {n} /ə.ˌklaɪ.mə.tə.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (the act of acclimatizing) :: acclimatazione {f}
acclimatize {v} /ə.ˈklaɪ.mə.ˌtaɪz/ (to get used to a new climate) :: acclimatare
acclimatize {v} (to make used to a new climate) :: acclimatare
accoil {v} (nautical sense) SEE: coil ::
accolade {n} /ˈæk.ə.ˌleɪd/ (an expression of approval; praise) :: elogio {m}
accolade {n} (a special acknowledgment; an award) :: riconoscimento {m}
accolade {n} (a salutation marking the conferring of knighthood) :: ordinazione {f}
accommodation {n} /ə.ˌkɑm.ə.ˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (lodging) :: alloggio {m}
accommodation {n} (state of being fitted and adapted) :: sistemazione, alloggio
accommodation ladder {n} (a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship) :: barcarizzo {m}
accompaniment {n} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni.mənt/ (music: that which gives support or adds to the background) :: accompagnamento {m}
accompaniment {n} :: accompagnamento
accompany {v} /ə.ˈkʌm.pə.ni/ (to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition) :: accompagnare
accompany {v} (to attend as a companion) :: accompagnare
accompany {v} (to perform an accompanying part next to another instrument) :: accompagnare
accompany {v} :: accompagnare
accomplice {n} /ə.ˈkɑm.pləs/ (associate in the commission of a crime) :: complice {m} {f}, correo {m}, correa {f}, basista {m}
accomplice {n} (cooperator) :: complice {m}, collaboratore {m}, basista {m}, coadiuvante {m}
accomplish {v} /əˈkʌm.plɪʃ/ (to finish successfully) :: compiere, realizzare
accomplish {v} :: compire
accomplished {adj} /ə.ˈkɑm.plɪʃt/ (completed) :: compiuto
accomplishment {n} /ə.ˈkɒm.plɪʃ.mənt/ (the act of accomplishing) :: realizzazione {f}
accomplishment {n} :: talento {m}
accord {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd/ (agreement or concurrence of opinion) :: accordo {m}
accordingly {adv} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.dɪŋ.li/ :: di conseguenza, in conformità a, conformemente
according to {prep} (based on statement) :: secondo, in base
according to {prep} (in proportion) :: a seconda
accordion {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹ.di.ən/ (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument) :: fisarmonica {f}
accordionist {n} /ə.ˈkɔɹd.i.ə.nəst/ (player of the accordion) :: fisarmonicista {m} {f}
accost {v} /ə.ˈkɔst/ (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request) :: affrontare, aggredire, inveire, molestare
accost {v} (archaic or obsolete: to join side to side; to border) :: accostare
accost {v} (to speak to first, to address, to greet) :: salutare
accost {v} :: indirizzarsi a
accoucheur {n} /ˌæ.ku.ˈʃɝ/ (person who assists women in childbirth) :: ostetrico {m}
account {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt/ (a registry of pecuniary transactions) :: contabilità {f}
account {n} (a statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc.) :: resoconto {m}, descrizione {f}, ragione {f}, motivo {m}
account {n} (a statement of facts or occurrences) :: resoconto {m}, descrizione {f}, racconto {m}
account {n} (a statement and explanation or vindication) :: giustificazione {f}, motivo {m}, ragione {f}, causa {f}, caso {m}
account {n} (an authorization to use a service) :: utenza {f}, fruizione {f}
account {n} ((archaic) reckoning, calculation) :: conto {m}
account {n} :: sottoscrizione {f}, conto {m}, abbonamento {m}
account {v} (to estimate, to deem) :: reputare, considerare, ritenere
account {v} (credit (to)) SEE: credit ::
account {v} (account for) SEE: account for ::
account {v} (account to) SEE: account to ::
accountability {n} /ə.ˌkaʊn.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/ (state of being accountable) :: responsabilità {f}
accountability {n} :: rendicontabilità {f}
accountable {adj} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tə.bəl/ (obliged to answer for one’s deeds) :: responsabile
accountancy {n} /ə.ˈkaʊnt.ə (the profession of accounting) :: contabilità {f}
accountant {n} /ə.ˈkæʊn.(t)ən̩(t)/ (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)) :: contabile {m}, ragioniere {m}, capocarico {m}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another) :: ragioniere {m}
account book {n} (a book in which accounts are kept) :: libro contabile {m}
account for {v} (to explain by relating circumstances) :: spiegare, giustificare, rendere conto
account for {v} (to constitute in amount or portion) :: costituire, rappresentare
accounting {n} /ə.ˈkaʊn.tɪŋ/ (development and maintenance of system for recording and analyzing financial transactions) :: contabilità {f}
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement ::
account to {v} (to be responsible to) :: rendere conto
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage ::
Accra {prop} /ə.ˈkɹɑ/ (capital of Ghana) :: Accra
accredit {v} /ə.ˈkɹɛd.ɪt/ (To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction) :: accreditare
accredit {v} (To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.) :: accreditare
accreditation {n} /əˌkɹɛd.ɨˈteɪ.ʃən/ (giving of credentials) :: accreditamento
accrete {adj} /əˈkɹiːt/ (characterized by accretion) :: accreto
accretion {n} /ə.ˈkɹi.ʃən/ (act of increasing by natural growth) :: accrescimento
accretion disk {n} (structure formed by matter falling into a gravitational source) :: disco di accrescimento {m}
accrual {n} /əˈkɹuːəl/ (an increase) :: accumulo {m}
accrual {n} (an accounting charge) :: rateo {m}
accrue {v} /ə.ˈkɹu/ (increase) :: accrescersi
accumulate {v} /əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt/ (to grow in number) :: accumularsi
accumulation {n} /ə.ˌkjuːm.jə.ˈleɪ.ʃən/ (act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated) :: accumulazione {f}
accumulation {n} :: accumulazione
accumulator {n} /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪ.tɚ/ (one who or that which accumulates) :: accumulatore {m}
accuracy {n} /ˈæk.jɚ.ə.si/ (state of being accurate) :: esattezza, precisione, accuratezza {f}, acribia {f}
accurately {adv} /ˈæk.jə.ɹɪ (exactly, precisely) :: minuziosamente, accuratamente
accusation {n} /ˌæk.jʊ.ˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (act of accusing or charging with a crime) :: accusa {f}
accusative {adj} /əˈkjuzətɪv/ :: accusativo
accusative {n} (accusative case) :: accusativo {m}
accusative case {n} (case used to mark the immediate object) SEE: accusative ::
accusatory {adj} /ə.ˈkju.zə.ˌtɔɹ.i/ (pertaining to, or containing, an accusation) :: accusatorio
accuse {v} /əˈkjuz/ (attribute blame to someone) :: accusare
accused {n} /ə.ˈkjuzd/ (defendant) :: accusato {m}
accused {adj} (having been accused) :: accusato
accuser {n} /əˑˈkju.zɚ/ (one who accuses) :: accusatore {m}
accustom {v} /ə.ˈkʌs.təm/ (to make familiar by use) :: assuefarsi, abituarsi, adattarsi, familiarizzare
accustomed {adj} /ə.ˈkʌs.təmd/ (familiar) :: abituato, avvezzo
ace {n} /eɪs/ (card with a single spot) :: asso {m}
ace {n} (expert) :: asso {m}
ace {n} (excellent military aircraft pilot) :: asso {m}
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom ::
acedia {n} /əˈsiːdɪə/ (sloth) :: accidia {f}
acedia {n} (apathy) :: apatia {f}
ace in the hole {n} (ace up one's sleeve) SEE: ace up one's sleeve ::
acenaphthene {n} (hydrocarbon found in coal tar) :: acenaftene
acenaphthylene {n} (a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) :: acenaftilene {m}
acentric {adj} (without a center) :: acentrico
acentromeric {adj} (lacking a centromere) :: acentrico
ace of aces {n} (ace with the greatest number of kills) :: asso di assi
ace of clubs {n} (playing card) :: asso di fiori {m}
ace of diamonds {n} (playing card) :: asso di quadri {m}
ace of spades {n} /eɪs.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card) :: asso di picche {m}
acerb {adj} /əˈsɜːb/ (bitter to the taste) :: acerbo
acerbity {n} /əˈsɝbɪdi/ :: amarezza {f}
acervation {n} /æ.sɚˈveɪʃən/ (a heaping up; accumulation) :: acevazione
acetaldehyde {n} /ˌæs.ɪˈtæl.dəˌhaɪd/ (the organic compound CH3CHO) :: acetaldeide {f}
acetalic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acetal) :: acetalico
acetamide {n} (amide of acetic acid) :: acetammide {f}
acetaminophen {n} /əˌsitəˈmɪnəfən/ (drug) :: paracetamolo {m}
acetate {n} (salt or ester of acetic acid) :: acetato {m}
acetic {adj} (pertaining to acetic acid) :: acetico
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH) :: acido acetico {m}
acetimeter {n} (an instrument) :: acetimetro {m}
acetimetry {n} :: acetimetria {f}
acetoacetic acid {n} (organic compound) :: acido acetoacetico {m}
acetone {n} /ˈæ.sə.toʊn/ (the organic compound (CH3)2CO) :: acetone {m}
acetonitrile {n} (the simplest organic cyanide or nitrile) :: acetonitrile {m}
acetophenone {n} (an aromatic ketone) :: acetofenone {m}
acetyl {n} /ˈæsətɪl/ (univalent radical) :: acetile {m}
acetyl chloride {n} (acyl chloride of acetic acid) :: acetilcloruro {m}
acetylcholine {n} (the neurotransmitter compound) :: acetilcolina {f}
acetylcholinesterase {n} (enzyme) :: acetilcolinesterasi {f}
acetylene {n} /ə ˈsɛt əl ˌin/ (acetylene) :: acetilene
acetylglucosamine {n} (amide derivative of glucose) :: acetilglucosammina {f}
acetylic {adj} (pertaining to acetyl) :: acetilico
acetylide {n} :: acetiluro {m}
acetylneuraminic {adj} (describing acetyle derivatives) :: acetilneuraminico
acetylsalicylic {adj} (derivative) :: acetossibenzoico, acetilsalicilico
acetylsalicylic acid {n} (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin) :: acido acetilsalicilico {m}
acetylspermidine {n} (acetyl derivative of spermidine) :: acetilspermidina {f}
acetylspermine {n} (acetyl derivative of spermine) :: acetilspermina {f}
ace up one's sleeve {n} (a surprise of which others are not aware) :: asso nella manica
Achaea {prop} (a region in the northern head of the Peloponnese) :: Acaia
a chain is only as strong as its weakest link {proverb} (aphorism) :: una catena è resistente solo quanto il suo anello debole
ache {v} /eɪk/ (be in pain) :: penare, patire, tribolare, soffrire
ache {n} (dull pain) :: dolore, malanno {m}, malessere {m}
acheilia {n} (liplessness) SEE: liplessness ::
acheiropoieton {n} /eɪˈkaɪɹəʊpɔɪˌiːtən/ (image of Christ believed not to have been created by human hands) :: acheropita {f}
acheirous {adj} :: achiro
achene {n} /əˈkiːn/ (small dry fruit) :: achenio {m}
Acheron {prop} /ˈæ.kəɹ.ən/ (a river) :: Acheronte {m}
Acheulean {adj} /əˈ(t)ʃuːlɪən/ :: acheuleano
Acheulean {prop} :: acheuleano {m}
achievable {adj} /əˈtʃivəbəl/ (capable of being achieved) :: realizzabile, fattibile, raggiungibile, conseguibile
achieve {v} /əˈtʃiːv/ (to carry out successfully; to accomplish) :: realizzare
achieve {v} (to obtain, or gain as the result of exertion) :: ottenere
achievement {n} /əˈtʃiːvmənt/ (act of achieving or performing) :: realizzazione {f}, prestazione {f}, conseguimento {m}, rendimento {m}
achievement {n} (great or heroic deed) :: impresa {f}, gesta {f-p}, risultato {m}, conquista {f}
achievement {n} (heraldry: escutcheon) :: stemma {m}, blasone {m}
achievement {n} (a reward in video games) :: vittoria {f}, successo {m}, risultato {m}
achievement {n} :: realizzazione {f}
Achilles {prop} /əˈkɪliːz/ (Greek mythical hero) :: Achille
Achilles heel {n} /əˌkɪl.iːz ˈhiːl/ (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation) :: tallone di Achille, tallone d'Achille {m}
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg) :: tendine di Achille {m}
achiote {n} (Bixa orellana) SEE: annatto ::
achiote {n} (seed) SEE: annatto ::
achiote {n} (dye) SEE: annatto ::
achlamydeous {adj} (having no perianth) :: aclamidato
achlorhydria {n} (absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach) :: acloridria {f}
achondroplasia {n} /eɪˌkɒndɹə(ʊ)ˈpleɪziə/ (the genetic disorder) :: acondroplasia {f}
achoo {interj} /əˈt͡ʃuː/ (the sound of a sneeze) :: eccì!, ecciù!
achromatic {adj} /ˌækɹəʊˈmæt.ɪk/ :: acromatico (all)
achromatize {v} (to remove chromatic aberration) :: acromatizzare
achylia {n} (lack or reduced production of gastric juices) :: achilia {f}
acid {adj} /ˈæs.ɪd/ (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste) :: acido
acid {adj} (sour-tempered) :: acido
acid {adj} (of or pertaining to an acid) :: acido
acid {n} (a sour substance) :: acido {m}
acid {n} (in chemistry) :: acido {m}
acid {n} (LSD) :: acido {m}, acido lisergico {m}
acidic {adj} /əˈsɪdɪk/ (chemistry: having pH less than 7) :: acido
acidic {adj} :: acido
acidification {n} (the act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid) :: acidificazione {f}
acidify {v} (to make something acidic) :: acidificare
acidimeter {n} (instrument) :: acidimetro {m}
acidosis {n} (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) :: acidosi
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain) :: pioggia acida {f}
acidulate {v} /əˈsɪdʒʊ.leɪt/ :: acidulare
acknowledge {v} /ækˈnɑː.lɪdʒ/ (to admit the knowledge of) :: riconoscere, ammettere
acknowledgment {n} /əkˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.mənt/ (act of acknowledging) :: riconoscimento
acknowledgment {n} (act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship) :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (award) :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (expression of thanks) :: riconoscimento {m}
acknowledgment {n} (act of a man admitting a child as his own) :: riconoscimento {m}
a closed mouth catches no flies {proverb} (It's best not to talk too much) :: un bel tacer non fu mai scritto {m}
acme {n} /ˈæk.mi/ (the highest point) :: acme {f}, climax {m}, apice {m}, culmine {m}
acme {n} (full bloom) :: colmo {m}, apogeo {m}
acne {n} /ˈæ (a skin condition) :: acne {f}
acne {n} (a pattern of blemishes resulting from the skin condition) :: acne {f}
acoelomate {adj} (having no coelom) :: acelomati {m-p}
acoelous {adj} (acoelomate) SEE: acoelomate ::
Acoetes {prop} /əˈsiːtiːz/ (Acoetes) :: Acete {m}
a cold day in July {n} (an event that will never happen) :: alle calende greche, quando gli asini voleranno, mai
acolyte {n} /ˈæ.kə.laɪt/ (Catholic church: highest of the minor orders; ordained to carry wine, water and lights at the Mass) :: accolito {m}
acolyteship {n} (condition of being an acolyte) :: accolitato {m}
aconite {n} /ˈæ.kə.naɪt/ (herb wolfsbane) :: aconito {m}
a contented mind is a perpetual feast {proverb} (contentment derives from attitude more than circumstances) :: chi si accontenta gode
acorn {n} /ˈeɪ.kɔɹn/ (fruit of the oak tree) :: ghianda {f}
A Coruña {prop} /ˌɑ kəˈɹunjə/ (city in Galicia) :: La Coruña {f}
acosmic {adj} :: acosmico
acoustic {adj} /əˈkuːstɪk/ (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds) :: acustico
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification) :: acustico
acoustical {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing or acoustics) :: acustico
acoustically {adv} (in an acoustic manner) :: acusticamente
acoustics {n} /əˈkuːstɪks/ (quality of a space for doing music) :: acustica
acoustics {n} (physics: a science of sounds) :: acustica
acoustoelastic {adj} :: acustoelastico
acqua alta {n} /ˌækwə ˈæltə/ (regular flooding in Venice) :: acqua alta {f}
acquaintance {n} /ʌˈkweɪn.təns/ (person) :: conoscenza {m}
acquaintanceship {n} (the state of being acquainted) SEE: acquaintance ::
acquaintanceship {n} (acquaintance) SEE: acquaintance ::
acquiescence {n} /ˈæk.wiːˌɛs.əns/ (silent or passive assent) :: acquiescenza {f}
acquiescence {n} (inaction to take legal recourse which implies the abandonment of a right) :: perenzione {f}
acquirable {adj} (capable of being acquired) :: acquisibile
acquire {v} /əˈkwaɪɹ/ (to get) :: acquisire
acquire {v} (to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own) :: acquisire
acquired immune deficiency syndrome {n} (infectious disease caused by HIV) :: sindrome da immunodeficienza acquisita {f}
acquisition {n} /æ.kwɪ.ˈzɪ.ʃən/ (act or process of acquiring) :: acquisizione {f}
acquisition {n} (thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain) :: acquisizione {f}
acquisitive {adj} (able to make acquisitions) :: avido {m}, ingordo {m}
acquittal {n} /əˈkwɪ.d(ə)l/ (legal decision of not guilty) :: assoluzione {f}
Acre {prop} /ˈeɪ.kə/ (city) :: Acri {f}
acrimonious {adj} /ˌæk.ɹɪ.ˈməʊ̯.nɪ.əs/ (angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies) :: acrimonioso {m}
acrobat {n} /ˈæk.ɹə.bæt/ (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination) :: acrobata
acrobatic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acrobat) :: acrobatico
acrocentric {adj} (having the centromere near an end) :: acrocentrico
acromegaly {n} (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones) :: acromegalia {f}
acromicria {n} (hypoplasia of the limbs) :: acromicria {f}
acronym {n} /ˈæk.ɹə.nɪm/ (any abbreviation formed by initial letters) :: sigla
acronym {n} (word formed by initial letters) :: acronimo {m}
Acropolis {prop} /əˈkɹɒpəlɪs/ :: Acropoli
across {prep} /əˈkɹɒs/ (from the far side) :: attraverso
across {prep} (on the opposite side) :: attraverso, dall'altra parte
across {prep} (from one side to another) :: attraverso
across {prep} (bridging a gap) :: attraverso
across {prep} (perpendicularly) :: attraverso
across {adv} (crosswords: horizontally) :: attraverso, orizzontale
acrostic {n} /əˈkɹɒstɪk/ (poem or text in which certain letters spell out a name or message) :: acrostico {m}
acryl {n} (univalent radical) :: acrile {m}
acrylamide {n} /əˈkɹɪləmaɪd/ (Amide of acrylic acid) :: acrilammide {f}
acrylate {n} (salt or ester of acrylic acid) :: acrilato {m}
acrylic {adj} /ə.ˈkɹɪ.lɪk/ (derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile) :: acrilico
acrylic {adj} (containing an acrylic resin) :: acrilico
acrylic acid {n} (unsaturated organic acid: CH2CHCOOH) :: acido acrilico
acrylonitrile {n} (toxic colourless liquid) :: acrilonitrile
acrylonitrilic {adj} :: acrilonitrilico
act {n} /ækt/ (deed) :: atto {m}
act {n} (statute) :: legge {f}
act {n} (process of doing) :: atto {m}
act {n} (drama: division of theatrical performance) :: atto {m}, numero {m}
act {n} (display of behaviour) :: scena {f}, messinscena {f}
act {v} (to do something) :: agire
act {v} (to perform a theatrical role) :: recitare
act {v} (to behave in a certain way) :: fare, comportarsi
act {v} :: agire
actant {n} (any of the participants in a grammatical clause) :: attante {m}
actin {n} (a globular structural protein) :: actina
actinide {n} /ˈæktɪnaɪd/ (one of a group of radioactive elements) :: attinoide {m}
actinium {n} /ækˈtɪniəm/ (chemical element) :: attinio {m}
actinobiology {n} (study of the effects of radiation upon living organisms) :: actinobiologia {f}
actinograph {n} (recording actinometer) :: attinografo {m}
actinoid {n} /ˈæktɪnɔɪd/ (actinide) :: attinoide {m}
actinolite {n} (mineral with monoclinic crystals belonging to the amphibole group) :: actinolite {f}
actinometer {n} (measuring device) :: attinometro {m}
actinometric {adj} (pertaining to actinometry) :: attinometrico
actinomycosis {n} (infectious disease) :: actinomicosi {f}
action {n} /ˈæk.ʃən/ (something done so as to accomplish a purpose) :: azione {f}
action {n} (way of motion or functioning) :: azione {f}
action {n} (fast-paced activity) :: azione {f}
action {n} (mechanism) :: meccanismo {m}
action {n} (military: combat) :: azione {f}
action {n} (law: a charge) :: azione legale {f}
action {interj} (signifying the start of something) :: azione {f}
action at a distance {n} :: azione a distanza {f}
action figure {n} (children's toy) :: figura di azione {f}
action word {n} (verb) SEE: verb ::
Actium {prop} /ˈæk.ti.əm/ (promontory) :: Azio {f}
activate {v} /ˈæktɪˌveɪt/ :: attivare
activate {v} (to activate a software functionality) SEE: enable ::
activation {n} /æktɪˈveɪʃən/ (process through which molecules are made able to react) :: attivazione
activator {n} (chemical increasing transcription) :: attivatore
active {adj} /ˈæk.tɪv/ (having the quality or power of acting) :: attivo
active {adj} :: attivo
active euthanasia {n} :: eutanasia attiva {f}
actively {adv} (in an active manner) :: attivamente
active voice {n} (the form in which the subject of a verb carries out some action) :: forma attiva {f}, attivo {m}
active volcano {n} (active volcano) :: vulcano attivo {m}
activist {n} /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪst/ (one who is politically active) :: attivista {m}
activistic {adj} (activist) SEE: activist ::
activity {n} /ækˈtɪ.vɪ.ti/ (state or quality of being active) :: attività {f}
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement) :: attività {f}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment) :: attività {f}, svago {m}
actor {n} /ˈæk.tə/ (person who performs in a theatrical play or film, see also: actress) :: attore {m}, attrice {f} [actress]
actor {n} (one who acts; a doer) :: attore {m}, attrice {f}
actor {n} (plaintiff) SEE: plaintiff ::
actress {n} /ˈæk.tɹəs/ (female actor, see also: actor) :: attrice {f}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament) :: Atti degli Apostoli {m-p}
actual {adj} /ˈæk(t)ʃ(əw)əl/ (existing in act or reality, not just potentially) :: reale, effettivo
actual {adj} (in action at the time being) :: esistente
actualism {n} (the belief that only actual things exist) :: attualismo {m}
actualist {n} (proponent of actualism) :: attualista {m} {f}
actually {adv} /ˈak.(t)ʃ(ʊ).ə.li/ (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively) :: realmente (not: attualmente), davvero, realmente, in verità
actuary {n} (maker of insurance calculations) :: attuario {m}
actuator {n} /ˈæk.tjuː.eɪt.ə(ɹ)/ (Something that actuates something else) :: attuatore {m}
actuator {n} (A relay that controls the flow of electricity) :: attuatore {m}, ripetitore {m}
acuity {n} /əˈkjuːɪti/ (sharpness or acuteness) :: acutezza {f}
acumen {n} /əˈkjumən/ (quickness of perception) :: acume {m}, perspicacia {f}
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture ::
acupuncture {n} /ˈæ.kju.ˌpʌŋk.t͡ʃɝ/ (insertion of needles for remedial purposes) :: agopuntura {f}
acute {adj} /əˈkjuːt/ ((geometry) of an angle: less than 90 degrees) :: acuto
acute {adj} ((geometry) of a triangle: having all internal angles acute) SEE: acute-angled ::
acute {n} (acute accent) SEE: acute accent ::
acute accent {n} (acute accent) :: accento acuto
acute angle {n} (angle measuring less than ninety degrees) :: angolo acuto {m}
acute-angled {adj} (geometry) :: acutangolo {m} {f}
acute-angled triangle {n} (acute triangle) SEE: acute triangle ::
acute triangle {n} (triangle all of the angles of which are acute) :: triangolo {m} acutangolo
acyclic {adj} (not cyclic) :: aciclico {m}
acyclic digraph {n} (directed acyclic graph) SEE: directed acyclic graph ::
acyl {n} /ˈæ.sɪl/ (any of a class of organic radicals) :: acile {m}
acylcarnitine {n} :: acilcarnitina {f}
acyrology {n} /ˌæsɪˈɹɒlədʒi/ (incorrect use of language) :: acirologia {f}
AD {adv} (anno Domini) :: d.C. (dopo Cristo)
adactyly {n} :: adattilia {f}
adage {n} /ˈæ.dɪdʒ/ (old saying) :: modo di dire {m}
adagietto {n} /əˌdæ(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/ (passage) :: adagetto {m}, [obsolete] adagietto {m}
adagio {n} (tempo mark indicating that music is to be played slowly) :: adagio {m}
Adam {prop} /ˈæ.dəm/ (first man in Abrahamic religions) :: Adamo
Adam {prop} (male given name) :: Adamo
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis)) :: Adamo ed Eva
adamant {adj} /ˈæ.də.mənt/ (determined; unshakeable; unyielding) :: irremovibile, ostinato {m}
adamant {n} (rock or mineral) :: adamantino
adamant {n} (magnet or loadstone) SEE: magnet ::
Adam's apple {n} (Citrus medica) SEE: citron ::
Adam's apple {n} (lump in the throat) :: pomo d'Adamo {m}
adapt {v} /əˈdæpt/ (to make suitable) :: adattare
adapt {v} (to make by altering) :: adattare
adapt {v} (to change to make oneself suitable) :: adattarsi
adapt {adj} (adapted (adjective)) :: adattato
adaptability {n} /ədæptəˈbɪlɪti/ (quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable) :: adattabilità {f}
adaptable {adj} /əˈdæptəbəl/ (capable of adapting or of being adapted) :: adattabile
adaptation {n} /ˌædæpˈteɪʃən/ :: adattamento {m}
adaptative {adj} (adaptive) SEE: adaptive ::
adaptive {adj} /əˈdæp.tɪv/ (of, pertaining to, characterized by or showing adaptation; making or made fit or suitable) :: adattivo
add {v} /æd/ (to append, as a statement) :: aggiungere
add {v} (to make an addition) :: aggiungere
addax {n} /ˈa.daks/ (Addax nasomaculatus) :: antilope dalle corna a vite {f}, addax {f}
addedly {adv} (in addition) :: addizionalmente
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict) :: aggiungere esca al fuoco, mettere benzina sul fuoco
addict {n} /ˈæ.dɪkt/ (person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug) :: dipendente
addiction {n} /əˈdɪkʃən/ (the state of being addicted) :: dipendenza
addiction {n} (a habit or practice) :: dipendenza
addictive {adj} /əˈdɪktɪv/ (tending to cause addiction) :: che causa dipendenza, che dà dipendenza
adding machine {n} :: addizionatrice {f}, calcolo meccanico {m}
add insult to injury {v} (to further a loss with mockery or indignity) :: oltre il danno la beffa
Addis Ababa {prop} /ˌædɪs ˈæbəbə/ (capital of Ethiopia) :: Addis Abeba
addition {n} /əˈdɪʃən/ (act of adding) :: addizione {f}
addition {n} (thing added) :: aggiunta {f}
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding) :: addizione {f}
additional {adj} /əˈdɪʃənəl/ (Supplemental or added to) :: addizionale
addition sign {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign ::
additive {n} /ˈæ.də.tɪv/ (substance added to another substance to produce certain properties) :: additivo {m}
address {n} /əˈdɹɛs/ (direction for letters) :: indirizzo {m}
address {n} (act of addressing oneself to a person) :: discorso {m}
address {n} (manner of speaking to another) :: maniera {f}
address {v} (to direct speech to) :: rivolgersi
address book {n} (small book with addresses) :: rubrica {f}
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense ::
adecticous {adj} (adecticous) :: adectico
Adela {prop} /ˈæ.də.lə/ (female given name) :: Adele {f}
Adelaide {prop} /ˈæ.dɜ.læɪ̯d/ (female given name) :: Adelaide
Adele {prop} (female given name) SEE: Adela ::
adelphic {adj} (describing a form of polyandry) :: adelfico
adelphogamy {n} (marriage between a brother and a sister) :: incesto {m}
Aden {prop} (seaport of Yemen) :: Aden
adenectomy {n} (surgical removal of the adenoid glands) :: adenectomia
adenine {n} /ˈæ.dəˌniːn/ (base that pairs with thymine or uracil) :: adenina {f}
adeno- {prefix} (gland) :: adeno-
adenocarcinoma {n} (any of several forms of carcinoma that originate in glandular tissue) :: adenocarcinoma {m}
adenohypophysis {n} (the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland) :: adenoipofisi {f}
adenoid {n} (folds of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium) :: adenoide {f}
adenoidal {adj} (pertaining to the adenoids) :: adenoideo, adenoide
adenoma {n} /æd ˈənoʊ mʌ/ (benign tumour) :: adenoma {m}
adenomatoid {adj} (of or pertaining to an adenoma) :: adenomatoso
adenomegaly {n} :: adenomegalia {f}
adenosine {n} /əˈdɛnəˌsin/ (nucleoside) :: adenosina {f}
adenosine monophosphate {n} (nucleotide) :: adenosina monofosfato
adenosine triphosphate {n} (adenosine triphosphate) :: adenosintrifosfato {m}
adequate {adj} /ˈæ.də.kwɪt/ (equal to some requirement) :: adeguato
adequately {adv} (in an adequate manner) :: adeguatamente
adequately {adv} (sufficiently) :: adeguatamente
adequately {adv} (barely satisfactory) :: adeguatamente
adermatoglyphia {n} /eɪˌdɜː.mə.təʊˈɡlɪ.fɪ.ə/ (rare congenital absence of epidermal ridges; genetic disorder which causes this condition) :: adermatoglifia
adessive case {n} (noun case used to indicate adjacent location) :: caso adessivo {m}
adhere {v} /ædˈhiɹ/ (To stick fast or cleave) :: aderire
adherent {adj} /ædˈ(h)ɪəɹənt/ :: aderente
adherent {n} (a person who has membership in some group) :: aderente
adhesin {n} (factor enabling bacteria to adhere to epithelial surfaces) :: adesina {f}
adhesion {n} (binding of a cell) :: adesione
adhesiveness {n} (the quality of being, or the degree to which a thing is, adhesive) :: adesività {f}
adhesive tape {n} :: nastro adesivo {m}, scotch {m}
ad hoc {adj} /ˌæd ˈhɒk/ (for this particular purpose) :: ad hoc
ad hoc {adj} (special) SEE: special ::
ad hoc {adj} (impromptu) SEE: impromptu ::
adiabatic {adj} /ˌeɪdaɪəˈbætɪk/ (occurring without gain or loss of heat) :: adiabatico
adiabaticity {n} :: adiabaticità {f}
-adic {suffix} (having a number of arguments) :: -adico
adicity {n} (number of arguments) :: arietà {f}
adieu {interj} (farewell, goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
Adige {prop} /ˈadɪdʒeɪ/ (river in South Tyrol) :: Adige {m}
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adipic {adj} :: adipico {m}
adipic acid {n} (crystalline dicarboxylic acid) :: acido adipico
adipo- {prefix} (fat) :: adipo-
adipoblast {n} :: adipoblasto
adiponectin {n} (protein hormone) :: adiponectina {f}
adipose {adj} /ˈæd.ɪ.poʊs/ (containing, composed of, or consisting of fat) :: adiposo
adipose tissue {n} (tissue) :: tessuto adiposo {m}
adjacency {n} (the quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch) :: adiacenza {f}
adjacency matrix {n} (in graph theory) :: matrice di adiacenza {f}
adjacent {adj} /əˈdʒeɪ.sənt/ (lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring) :: adiacente
adjacent {adj} (just before, after, or facing) :: adiacente
adjectival {adj} /ˌæ.dʒəkˈtaɪ.vəl/ (functioning as an adjective) :: aggettivale
adjective {n} /ˈæ.d͡ʒɪk.tɪv/ ((grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent) :: aggettivo {m}
adjective {v} (To make an adjective of) :: aggettivare
adjective {adj} (adjectival) SEE: adjectival ::
adjectivization {n} (the process or result of adjectivizing) :: aggettivazione {f}
adjoining {adj} /ʌˈd͡ʒɔɪn.ɪŋ/ (being in contact at some point) :: adiacente, attiguo
adjust {v} /əˈdʒʌst/ (to modify) :: adattare, adeguare, regolare
adjust {v} (to improve or rectify) :: regolare
adjustable {adj} (capable of being adjusted) :: modificabile, regolabile
adjustable spanner {n} (adjustable hand tool) :: chiave regolabile {f}
adjusted {adj} /əˈdʒʌstɪd/ (compensated in order to avoid bias) :: aggiustato
adjustment {n} /əˈdʒʌst.mənt/ (result of adjusting, small change) :: adattamento {m}, inserimento {m}
adjuvant {adj} /ˈæ.dʒə.vənt/ (Containing an adjuvant) :: adiuvante, coadiuvante
ad lib {adv} /æd ˈlɪb/ :: a volontà
adminicle {n} (aid) SEE: aid ::
adminicle {n} (auxiliary) SEE: auxiliary ::
administer {v} /ədˈmɪnɪstɚ/ (to work in an administrative capacity; to supervise) :: amministrare
administrate {v} (administer) SEE: administer ::
administration {n} /ədˌmɪnəˈstɹeɪʃən/ (the act of administering) :: amministrazione {f}
administration {n} (the act of administering or tendering something to another) :: somministrazione
administrative {adj} /ədˈmɪ.nəsˌtɹeɪ.ɾɪv/ (of or relating to administering or administration) :: amministrativo
administrator {n} /ədˈmɪnɪstɹeɪtɚ/ (one who administers affairs) :: amministratore {m}
admirably {adv} /ˈæd.mɪɹ.əˌbli/ (in an admirable manner) :: ammirevolmente
admirably {adv} (to an admirable degree) :: ammirevolmente
admiral {n} /ˈæd.mə.ɹəl/ (naval officer of the highest rank) :: ammiraglio
admiral of the fleet {n} (top rank in other navies) :: grande ammiraglio {m}
Admiral of the Fleet {prop} (nautical rank) SEE: admiral of the fleet ::
admiralship {n} (state, property, or office of being an admiral) :: ammiragliato {m}
admiralty {n} /ˈæd.mɪ.ɹəl.ti/ (office or jurisdiction) :: ammiragliato
admiration {n} /ˌæd.mɚˈeɪʃ.ən/ (adoration; appreciation) :: ammirazione {f}
admire {v} /ədˈmaɪə/ (regard with wonder and delight) :: ammirare
admirer {n} /ædˈmaɪɚ.ɹɚ/ (one who admires) :: ammiratore {m}, ammiratrice {f}
admissible {adj} (capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed; allowable, permissible, acceptable) :: ammissibile
admission {n} /ædˈmɪʃ.ən/ (the act or practice of admitting) :: ammissione {f}
admission {n} (power or permission to enter) :: ammissione
admit {v} /ədˈmɪt/ (to allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege) :: far entrare
admit {v} (to concede as true) :: ammettere, riconoscere
admit {v} (admit into hospital) :: ricoverare
admittance {n} /ədˈmɪt.n̩s/ (physics: reciprocal of impedance) :: ammettenza {f}
admixture {n} :: mescolanza {f}
admonitory {adj} (Of or pertaining to an admonition) :: ammonitorio
ad nauseam {adv} /ˌæd ˈnɔːziəm/ (to a sickening degree) :: ad oltranza, fino allo sfinimento
adogmatic {adj} :: adogmatico
adolescence {n} /ˌædəˈlɛsəns/ (period between childhood and maturity) :: adolescenza {f}
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adolph {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɔlf/ (male given name) :: Adolfo
Adolphus {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adonis {prop} /əˈdoʊnɪs/ (male given name) :: Adone
adopt {v} /əˈdɑpt/ (to take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen) :: adottare
adoptable {adj} (able to be adopted) :: adottabile
adoptee {n} :: adottato {m}, adottata {f}, adottati {p}, adottate {f-p}
adopter {n} (one who adopts) :: adottatore {m}
adoption {n} /əˈdɑp.ʃən/ (act of adopting, or state of being adopted) :: adozione {f}
adoption {n} (transfer between old system to another) :: conversione, migrazione, adozione
adoptionism {n} (form of Christianity which maintains that Jesus is divine only in the sense that God adopted him) :: adozionismo {m}
adoptive {adj} (related through adoption) :: adottivo
adoptive father {n} (man who has adopted a child) :: padre adottivo {m}
adorable {adj} /əˈdɔːɹəbəl/ (befitting of being adored) :: adorabile
adorably {adv} /əˈdɔɹəbli/ (in an adorable manner) :: adorabilmente
adoral {adj} :: adorale
adoration {n} /ˌæ.dɚˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (an act of religious worship) :: adorazione {f}
adoration {n} (admiration or esteem) :: adorazione {f}
adoration {n} (the act of adoring) :: adorazione {f}
adorcism {n} :: adorcismo {m}
adore {v} /əˈdɔɹ/ (worship) :: adorare
adore {v} (love with entire heart and soul) :: adorare
adorn {v} /əˈdɔɹn/ (to make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate) :: adornare, ornare, fregiare, abbellire, contornare, decorare, imbellettare
adrenal {adj} /æˈdɹiːnəl/ (pertaining to adrenal glands) :: adrenale
adrenaline {n} /əˈdɹɛnəlɪn/ (the compound epinephrine) :: adrenalina {f}
adreno- {prefix} (relating to the adrenal gland) :: adreno-
adrenocorticotropic {adj} (that stimulates the adrenal cortex) :: adrenocorticotropo
adrenoleukodystrophy {n} (disease) :: adrenoleucodistrofia {f}
adrenomedullary {adj} (relating to the adrenal medulla) :: adrenomedullare
Adria {prop} (town) :: Adria
Adrian {prop} /ˈeɪ.dɹiː.ən/ (male given name) :: Adriano
Adriatic {prop} (Adriatic Sea) SEE: Adriatic Sea ::
Adriatic {adj} /ˌeɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Adriatic) :: adriatico {m}
Adriatic Sea {prop} /eɪ.dɹiˈæt.ɪk/ (sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice) :: mare Adriatico {m}
adrift {adj} /əˈdɹɪft/ (floating at random) :: alla deriva
adrift {adv} (in a drifting condition) :: alla deriva
adroit {adj} (dexterous) SEE: dexterous ::
adroitness {n} (displays of skillfulness) :: destrezza {f}, abilità {f}, maestria {f}, perizia {f}
adsorb {v} /ədˈzɔːb/ (to accumulate on a surface) :: adsorbire
adstrate {n} (adstratum) SEE: adstratum ::
adstratum {n} (Any language having elements that are responsible for change in neighbouring languages) :: adstrato {m}
adulation {n} /ˌædʒəˈleɪʃən/ (Flattery; fulsome praise) :: adulazione {f}
adulator {n} (one who adulates) :: adulatore {m}, adulatrice {f}
adult {n} /əˈdʌlt/ (fully grown human) :: adulto {m}, adulta {f}
adult {adj} (fully grown) :: adulto {m}, adulta {f}
adult {adj} (intended for adults) :: per adulti
adulter {v} (adulterate) SEE: adulterate ::
adulterate {v} (corrupt) :: adulterare
adulterer {n} /əˈdʌltəɹɚ/ (husband or wife who commits adultery) :: adultero {m}, adultera {f}
adulteress {n} (woman or girl who commits adultery) :: adultera {f}
adultery {n} /əˈdʌltəɹi/ (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse) :: adulterio {m}
adultization {n} (the process of adultizing) :: adultizzazione
adult shop {n} (sex shop) SEE: sex shop ::
adumbration {n} /ˌædʌmˈbɹeɪʃ(ə)n/ (state of being in shadow or shade) :: adombramento {m}, adombrazione
adumbration {n} (faint sketch; brief representation, outline) :: abbozzo {m}, schizzo {m}
advance {v} /ədˈvæns/ (to bring forward; to move towards the front; to make to go on) :: avanzare
advance {v} (to raise to a higher rank; to promote) :: avanzare
advance {n} (forward move) :: avanzata {f}, progresso
advance {n} (amount of money) :: avanzo {m}
advanced {adj} /ədˈvænst/ (late) :: avanzato
advance directive {n} (document expressing a desire to die naturally in certain medical circumstances) :: dichiarazione anticipata di trattamento {f}
advancement {n} /ɛdˈvæns.mɛnt/ (property given in advance of future distribution) :: anticipo sull'eredità {m} [inheritance]
advantage {n} /ədˈvæn.tɪdʒ/ (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success) :: vantaggio {m}, beneficio
advantage {n} :: vantaggio
advantageous {adj} (being of advantage, see also: beneficial) :: vantaggioso
advantageously {adv} (in an advantageous manner) :: proficuamente, vantaggiosamente, profittevolmente
advection {n} /ædˈvɛkʃən/ (The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc.) :: avvezione {f}
advent {n} /ˈæd.vɛnt/ (coming, arrival) :: avvento {m}
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent ::
Advent {prop} (season before Christmas) :: Avvento {m}
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent) :: calendario dell'avvento {m}
adventitious {adj} /ˌæd.vənˈtɪʃ.əs/ (from an external source) :: esogeno
adventitious {adj} (accidental, additional, appearing casually) :: aleatorio
adventitious {adj} (genetics, medicine: not congenital) :: acquisito
adventitious {adj} (biology: developing in an unusual place or from an unusual source) :: ectopico, ausiliario, avventizio
adventure {n} /ədˈvɛnt͡ʃɚ/ (encountering of risks) :: avventura {f}, peripezia {f}
adventure {n} (remarkable occurrence) :: avventura {f}
adventure {n} (mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard) :: rischio {m}, speculazione {f}
adventure {n} (that which happens without design) :: avventura {f}
adventure playground {n} (playground) :: parco Robinson {m}
adventurer {n} /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ɚ/ (one who enjoys adventures) :: avventuriero {m}
adverb {n} /ˈæd.vɝb/ (lexical category) :: avverbio {m}
adverbial {adj} /ædˈvɝbi.əl/ (of or relating to an adverb) :: avverbiale
adverbially {adv} (as an adverb) :: avverbialmente
adverbial phrase {n} (type of phrase) :: locuzione avverbiale {f}
adversary {n} /ˈæd.vəɹ.sɛɹi/ (opponent) :: avversario {m}, avversaria {f}
adverse {adj} /ˈæd.və(ɹ)s/ (unfavourable) :: contrario, avverso
adverse {adj} (contrary, hostile) :: ostile
adversity {n} /ædˈvɝ.sɪ.ti/ (state of being adverse) :: avversità {f}
adversity {n} (adverse event) :: avversità {f}
advert {n} (advertisement) SEE: advertisement ::
advertently {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
advertise {v} /ˈæd.vəɹ.taɪz/ ((transitive) to give public notice of; to announce publicly) :: annunciare
advertise {v} ((transitive) to provide public information about (a product, services etc.)) :: pubblicizzare
advertisement {n} /ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt/ (commercial solicitation) :: annuncio {m}, pubblicità {f}
advertiser {n} (one who advertises) :: inserzionista {m} {f}
advertorial {n} /ˌædvɚˈtɔɹi.əl/ (advertisement presented as editorial) :: pubbliredazionale {m}
advice {n} /ædˈvaɪs/ (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel) :: consiglio {m}
advice {n} (information or notice given) :: avviso {m}
advice columnist {n} (someone who writes for an advice column) :: redattore rubrica dei consigli {m}, redattrice rubrica dei consigli {f}
advisable {adj} (worthy of being recommended) :: consigliabile
advise {v} /ədˈvaɪz/ (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn) :: consigliare, raccomandare, consultarsi
advise {v} (to give information or notice to; to inform) :: avvisare, informare, notificare
advisedly {adv} (With intentionality; deliberately) :: intenzionalmente, deliberatamente, a ragion veduta
adviser {n} (advisor) SEE: advisor ::
advisor {n} /ædˈvaɪz.ɚ/ :: consigliere {m}
advocate {n} /ˈæd.və.kət/ (person who argues the case of another) :: avvocato {m}, avvocata {f}
advocate {n} (person who speaks in support of something) :: sostenitore {m}, sostenitrice {f}
advocate {v} (argue for) :: raccomandare
advocate {v} (encourage support for) :: difendere, sostenere
advocative {adj} :: avocatorio
adynamia {n} (loss of strength due to a disease) :: adinamia {f}
adynaton {n} /ædɪˈnɑːtɒn/ (form of hyperbole that expresses impossibility) :: adynaton {m}, adinato {m}
Aegadian Islands {prop} /ɪˈɡeɪdiən ˈaɪləndz/ (islands off the coast of Sicily) :: le isole Egadi {f-p}
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea ::
Aegean Sea {prop} /əˈdʒi.ən ˈsi/ (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea) :: mar Egeo {m}
Aegidius {prop} (male given name) :: Egidio
aegis {n} /ˈiːdʒɪs/ (guidance, protection) :: egida
-aemia {suffix} (condition of the blood) :: -emia {f}
Aeneas {prop} /ɪˈniː.əs/ (Trojan hero) :: Enea {m}
Aeneid {prop} /ˈiː.ni.ɪd/ (Classic epic poem that tells the story of Aeneas fleeing Troy and settling in Italy.) :: Eneide {f}
Aeolian Islands {prop} (Lipari Islands) SEE: Lipari Islands ::
aerial {adj} /ˈɛɹ.i.əl/ (taking place in the air) :: aereo
aerial {adj} (ethereal) :: etereo
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting) :: antenna {f}
aerialist {n} (acrobat performing high off the ground) SEE: tightrope walker ::
aeriferous {adj} (that conveys air) :: aerifero
aero- {prefix} (air; aircraft) :: aero-
aerobatic {adj} (acrobatic maneuvers performed by an airplane) :: acrobatico
aerobic {adj} /ɛˈɹoʊbɪk/ (living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen) :: aerobico {m}
aerobic {adj} (involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body) :: aerobico {m}
aerobically {adv} (In an aerobic manner) :: aerobicamente
aerobiology {n} (the study of the dispersion of airborne biological materials) :: aerobiologia {f}
aerobiosis {n} (form of life that is sustained by the presence of air) :: aerobiosi {f}
aerodynamic {adj} (aerodynamic) :: aerodinamico
aerodynamically {adv} (In an aerodynamic manner) :: aerodinamicamente
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases) :: aerodinamica {f}
aerodyne {n} (heavier-than-air aircraft) :: aerodina {f}
aeroelastic {adj} (of or pertaining to aeroelasticity) :: aeroelastico
aeroelasticity {n} (scientific study of the effect of aerodynamic loads on structures.) :: aeroelasticità {f}
aeroembolism {n} (condition) SEE: air embolism ::
aerogel {n} (ultralight solid-state substance) :: aerogel {m}
aerography {n} (branch of surrealist art) :: aerografia {f}
aerolite {n} /ˈɛə.ɹə.laɪt/ (a meteorite consisting of silicate minerals) :: aerolite {m}
aerolitic {adj} (of or pertaining to aerolites) :: aerolitico
aeromancer {n} (practitioner of aeromancy) :: aeromante {m} {f}
aeromancy {n} /ˈeə.ɹə.mæ (divination by use of atmospheric conditions) :: aeromanzia
aerometer {n} (instrument used to measure mass and density of gases) :: aerometro {m}
aeromodelling {n} (building and flying of model aircraft) :: aeromodellismo {m}
aeronautic {adj} /ˌæɹoˈnɔtɪk/ (having to do with aerial navigation) :: aeronautico
aeronautical {adj} (pertaining to the scientific study of flight) :: aeronautico
aeronautics {n} (mechanics and science of aircraft) :: aeronautica {f}
aeronaval {adj} (relating to the navy and the air force) :: aeronavale
aeronaval {adj} (that moves both on sea and in the air) :: aeronavale
Aeronian {prop} :: Aeroniano
aerophilately {n} (the study or collection of airmail stamps) :: aerofilatelia {f}
aerophone {n} (musical instrument) :: aerofono {m}
aerophysics {n} (physics of the design and construction of aerodynamic devices) :: aerofisica {f}
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane ::
aeroscope {n} (device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis) :: aeroscopio {m}
aerosol {n} /ˈɛɹəsɔl/ (gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter) :: aerosol {m}
aerosol {n} (colloidal system) :: aerosol {m}
aerospace {n} (Earth's atmosphere and space the around it) :: aerospazio {m}
aerospace {adj} (of or relating to aircraft) :: aerospaziale
aerospace engineering {n} (branch of engineering) :: ingegneria aerospaziale {f}
aerosporological {adj} (relating to airborne spores) :: aerosporologico
aerostat {n} (aircraft) :: aerostato {m}, dirigibile {m}
aerostat {n} (balloon) :: aerostato {m}
aerostatic {adj} (pneumatic) SEE: pneumatic ::
aerotaxis {n} (movement of an organism either towards or away from a region of higher oxygen content) :: aerotassi {f}
aerotechnic {adj} :: aerotecnico
aerotechnics {n} :: aerotecnica {f}
aerothermal {adj} :: aerotermico
aerothermodynamics {n} (scientific study of the thermodynamic properties of gases) :: gasdinamica
aerotropism {n} (growth of an organism either towards, or away from a region of higher oxygen content) :: aerotropismo {m}
Aeschylus {prop} /ˈɛs.kə.ləs/ (Greek tragedian) :: Eschilo {m}
Aesop {prop} /ˈiːsɒp/ (ancient Greek author) :: Esopo {m}
aesthete {n} /ˈɛs.θiːt/ (someone who cultivates an unusually high sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature) :: esteta {m} {f}
aesthetic {adj} /es.ˈθe.tɪk/ (concerned with beauty) :: estetico
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics ::
aesthetically {adv} (in an aesthetic manner) :: esteticamente
aesthetics {n} /ɛsˈθɛt.ɪks/ (study or philosophy of beauty) :: estetica {f}
aestival {adj} /iːˈstʌɪv(ə)l/ (Relating to summer) :: estivo {m}, estiva {f}
aetiology {n} /itiˈɑlədʒi/ (study of causes or origins) :: eziologia {f}
Aetius {prop} (given name) :: Ezio
Aetna {prop} /ˈɛtnə/ (Sicilian nymph) :: Etna {f}
Aetolia {prop} /iːˈtəʊ.liː.ə/ (region of Greece) :: Etolia {f}
Aetolian {adj} (of or relating to Aetolia) :: etolico
Aetolian {n} (native of Aetolia) :: etolico {m}
aeviternity {n} (midpoint between time and eternity) :: eviternità {f}
afar {adv} /ʌˈfaɹ/ (at, to or from a great distance) :: da lontano
Afar {prop} (language) :: afar
a few {determiner} (a small number of) :: pochi, alcuni
a few {pron} (a small number of things) :: pochi, un di
affable {adj} /ˈæf.ə.bəl/ (friendly, courteous, sociable) :: affabile
affable {adj} (mild; benign) :: bonario, amabile
affair {n} /əˈfɛɹ/ (that which is done or is to be done) :: affare {m}
affect {v} /ə.ˈfɛkt/ (to influence or alter) :: influenzare, condizionare, alterare
affect {v} (to move to emotion) :: commuovere
affect {v} (to infect or harm) :: colpire
affect {v} /əˈfɛkt/ (to make a false display of) :: fingere
affected {adj} /əˈfɛktɪd/ (simulated in order to impress) :: lezioso {m}, affettato {m}
affected {adj} (emotionally moved, touched) :: colpito {m}
affected {adj} (resulting from a mostly negative physical effect) :: colpito, afflitto {m}
affected {adj} (artificial, stilted) :: manierato {m}, affettato {m}, lezioso {m}
affection {n} /əˈfɛkʃən/ (any emotion) :: affetto {m}
afferent {adj} /ˈæ.fɜː.ənt/ (Carrying towards) :: afferente
affiliate {v} (to adopt) SEE: adopt ::
affine {n} (in-law) SEE: in-law ::
affinity {n} /əˈfɪnɪti/ (attraction between atoms) :: affinità
affinity {n} (attraction between an antibody and an antigen) :: affinità
affirmance {n} (affirmation) SEE: affirmation ::
affirmation {n} /æfɝˈmeɪʃn/ (that which is affirmed) :: affermazione {f}
affirmatively {adv} (In an affirming manner) :: affermativamente
affirmative sentence {n} (sentence that affirms) :: frase affermativa {f}
affix {n} /ˈæ.fɪks/ (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem) :: confisso {m}
affix {n} (suffix) SEE: suffix ::
affixive {adj} (forming words through the addition of an affix) :: affissivo
afflict {v} /əˈflɪkt/ (To cause pain to) :: affliggere
affliction {n} /əˈflɪkʃən/ (a state of pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: afflizione {f}
affliction {n} (something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: afflizione {f}
afflictive {adj} (that causes physical or mental pain) :: afflittivo
affluence {n} /ˈæəns/ (abundance of wealth) :: ricchezza {f}, opulenza {f}, abbondanza {f}
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary ::
affogato {n} /ˌɑːfəˈɡɑːtəʊ/ (dessert) :: affogato {m}
afford {v} /əˈfoɹd/ (to incur, stand, or bear) :: permettersi
affray {n} /əˈfɹeɪ/ (a sudden assault or quarrel) :: allarme terrore
affreightment {n} (hire a vessel for cargo) :: noleggio {m}
affricate {n} /ˈæfɹɪkət/ (sound) :: affricata {f}
affront {v} /əˈfɹʌnt/ (to insult intentionally, especially openly) :: insultare
affront {n} (open or intentional offense, slight, or insult) :: affronto {m}
affusion {n} (pouring of liquid) :: affusione {f}
Afghan {n} /ˈæfˌɡæn/ (person from Afghanistan) :: afghano
Afghan {prop} (Pashto language) :: afghano {m}
Afghan {adj} (pertaining to Afghanistan) :: afghano {m}, afghana {f}
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound ::
Afghan Hound {n} /ˌæfɡæn ˈhau̯nd/ (Afghan Hound) :: levriero afgano {m}
afghani {n} /æfˈɡɑːni/ (national currency of Afghanistan) :: afghani {m}
Afghani {n} (citizen or native of Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {adj} (relating to Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {n} (money) SEE: afghani ::
Afghanistan {prop} /æfˈɡæn.ɪˌstæn/ (country) :: Afghanistan {m}, Afganistan {m}
A-flat {n} (tone four fifths below C) :: La bemolle
A-flat major {n} (A-flat major) :: la bemolle maggiore
aflutter {adj} /əˈflʌt.ɚ/ (in a state of excited anticipation) :: svolazzante
afoot {adv} /əˈfʊt/ (support of the body, standing) :: in piedi
aforementioned {adj} /əˈfɔɹˌmɛn.ʃənd/ (previously mentioned) :: suddetto {m}, suddetta {f}, sopraccennato {m}, anzidetto {m}, sopraccitato {m}
aforesaid {adj} /əˈfɔɹsɛd/ (previously stated) :: succitato, suddetto
a fortiori {adv} /ˈeɪ fɔɹʃˈjɔˑɹaɪ/ :: a fortiori
afraid {adj} /əˈfɹeɪd/ (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive) :: con paura
Africa {prop} /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kə/ (continent south of Europe) :: Africa {f}
Africa-Eurasia {prop} (Afro-Eurasia) SEE: Afro-Eurasia ::
African {adj} /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/ (Of or pertaining to Africa) :: africano
African {n} (a native of Africa) :: africano {m}, africana {f}
African clawed frog {n} (frog) :: xenopo {m}
African hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) :: licaone {m}
African Union {prop} (multinational organisation) :: Unione Africana {f}
African violet {n} (perennial plant of the genus Saintpaulia) :: violetta africana {f}
African wild dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
a friend in need is a friend indeed {proverb} (someone who helps you in your time of need is a real friend) :: gli amici si vedono nel momento del bisogno
Afrikaans {prop} /ˌɑːfɹɪˈkɑːnz/ (language) :: afrikaans
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner) SEE: Afrikaner ::
Afrikaner {n} (member of ethnic group) :: afrikander, sudafricano {m}
Afro-Cuban {adj} (describing the section of the population of Cuba that has an African heritage) :: afrocubano
Afro-Eurasia {prop} /ˈæf.ɹoʊ.jʊɹˈeɪ.ʒə/ (supercontinent) :: Eurafrasia
after {adv} /ˈæf.tə(ɹ)/ (behind; later in time; following) :: poi, dopo
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than) :: seguente
after {prep} (behind) :: dietro
after {prep} (in pursuit of, seeking) :: in seguito
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing) :: da
after {prep} (as a result of) :: per causa di
after {prep} (in spite of) :: nonostante
after all {prep} (in the end; anyway) :: dopo tutto, dopotutto, in fin dei conti, alla fine, nonostante tutto
afterbrain {n} (part of brain) :: mielencefalo
after dark {prep} (after nightfall, at night) :: dopo il tramonto
after-effect {n} (after-effect) SEE: aftereffect ::
aftereffect {n} /ˈæftəɹ.əˌfɛkt/ (delayed effect) :: strascico {m}, conseguenza {f}, effetto secondario {m}
afterlife {n} /ˈæftɚˌlaɪf/ (life after death) :: oltretomba {f}, aldilà {m}
aftermath {n} /ˈæf.tɚˌmæθ/ (that which happens after, that which follows) :: conseguenze {f}, strascico {m}
afternoon {n} /ˌɑːf.tə.ˈnuːn/ (part of the day between noon and evening) :: pomeriggio {m}
afterpeak {n} (compartment nearest the stern in the hold of a ship) :: gavone di poppa {m}
aftershave {n} (lotion, gel or liquid) :: dopobarba {m}
aftertaste {n} (The persistence of the taste of something no longer present) :: retrogusto {m}
afterward {adv} (afterwards) SEE: afterwards ::
afterwards {adv} /ˈæf.tɚ.wɚdz/ (at a later or succeeding time) :: dopo, poi, successivamente, in seguito
afterword {n} (appendix) SEE: appendix ::
afterword {n} (epilogue) :: epilogo {m}
after you {phrase} (polite invitation for another to go first) :: dopo di te
Agabus {prop} :: Agabo {m}
again {adv} /əˈɡɛn/ (another time) :: di nuovo, ancora
against {prep} /əˈɡɛnst/ (in a contrary direction to) :: contrario {m}, contro
against {prep} (in physical contact with) :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in opposition to) :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in contrast or comparison with) :: contro {m}
against {prep} (in competition with) :: contro
against {prep} (in exchange for) :: in cambio di
against {prep} :: contro
against all odds {prep} (despite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability) :: contro ogni previsione
against the clock {prep} (in a time-restricted manner) :: contro il tempo
agalactia {n} (failure of a mother to produce sufficient milk following childbirth) :: agalassia {f}
agalactorrhea {n} (disease) SEE: agalactia ::
Agamemnon {prop} /æɡæˈmɛmnɒn/ (Greek hero) :: Agamennone
agapism {n} (belief in selfless brotherly love) :: agapismo {m}
agarose {n} (polymeric cross-linked polysaccharide) :: agarosio
agate {n} /ˈæ.ɡət/ (mineral) :: agata {f}
Agatha {prop} /ˈæɡəθə/ (female given name) :: Agata {f}
agave {n} /əˈɡeɪviː/ (genus) :: agave {f}
age {n} (century) SEE: century ::
age {n} /eɪd͡ʒ/ (whole duration of a being) :: età {m}
age {n} (one of the stages of life) :: età {m}
age {n} (particular period of time in history) :: età, evo
age {n} (great period in the history of the Earth) :: epoca {f}, era {f}
age {n} (generation, see also: generation) :: generazione {f}
age {n} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time) :: età {m}
age {v} (intransitive: become old) :: invecchiare
ageful {n} (eternity) SEE: eternity ::
ageful {adj} (aged, old) SEE: elderly ::
ageism {n} /ˈeɪdʒ.ɪzm̩/ (the treating of a person or people differently from others based on assumptions or stereotypes relating to their age) :: ageismo
agency {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒə (place of business of an agent) :: agenzia {f}
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent ::
agenda {n} /əˈdʒɛn.də/ (list of matters to be taken up) :: agenda {f}
agenda {n} (agenda book; notebook for organizing and planning) :: agenda {f}
agent {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒənt/ (one who exerts power) :: agente {m}
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another) :: agente {m}
agent {n} (active power or cause) :: agente {m}
agent noun {n} (noun that denotes an agent) :: nome d'agente {m}
Agent Orange {prop} (herbicide) :: Agente Arancio {f}
age of consent {n} (an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex) :: età del consenso {f}
ageratum {n} (any of the genus Ageratum of tropical American herbs) :: agerato {m}
agflation {n} :: agflazione {f}
agglutinable {adj} (able to be agglutinated) :: agglutinabile
agglutinogen {n} (antigen) :: agglutinogeno {m}
aggregate {n} /ˈæɡɹɪɡət/ (a mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars) :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {n} (set (mathematics)) :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism) :: aggregato {m}
aggregate {v} (To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum) :: aggregare
aggregate {v} (To add or unite, as, a person, to an association) :: aggregare
aggression {n} /əˈɡɹɛʃən/ (act of initiating hostilities or invasion) :: aggressione {f}
aggression {n} (the practice or habit of launching attacks) :: aggressione {f}
aggression {n} (hostile or destructive behavior or actions) :: aggressione {f}
aggressive {adj} /əˈɡɹɛs.ɪv/ (tending or disposed to aggress) :: aggressivo
aggressively {adv} (in an aggressive manner) :: aggressivamente
aggressiveness {n} (state or quality being aggressive) :: aggressività {f}
agha {n} /ˈɑːɡə/ (an honorific for high officials used in Turkey and certain Muslim countries) :: aghà {m}
aghast {adj} /əˈɡæst/ (terrified) :: terrorizzato, spaventato, sgomento
Aghlabid {n} :: aglabita {m}
agile gibbon {n} (Hylobates agilis) :: gibbone agile {m}
agilely {adv} (in an agile manner) :: agilmente
aging {n} /ˈeɪ.dʒɪŋ/ (the process of becoming older or more mature) :: invecchiamento {m}
agitate {v} /ˈæ.dʒɪ.teɪt/ (to move with a violent, irregular action) :: agitare, scuotere, sbattere
agitate {v} (to stir up, to disturb or excite) :: agitare, turbare
aglet {n} (catkin) SEE: catkin ::
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet ::
aglyphous {adj} (of a snake: whose teeth are not specialized) :: aglifo
agnate {n} /ˈæɡneɪt/ (relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family) :: agnato {m}
agnathous {adj} (jawless) SEE: jawless ::
Agnes {prop} /ˈæɡ.nɪs/ (female given name) :: Agnese
agnolotti {n} /ˌænjəˈlɑti/ (type of square ravioli from Piedmont) :: agnolotti {m-p}
agnostic {adj} /æɡˈnɑstɪk/ (of or relating to agnosticism) :: agnostico
agnosticism {n} /æɡˈnɑstɪsɪzəm/ (view that the existence of a God or gods is unknown, unknowable, unproven, or unprovable) :: agnosticismo {m}
agnus castus {n} (chaste tree) SEE: chaste tree ::
ago {adv} /əˈɡoʊ/ (past; gone by; since) :: fa
agog {adj} /əˈɡɑɡ/ (in eager desire) :: eccitato, elettrizzato, voglioso, arrapato
agog {adj} (wide open) :: sgranato, spalancato, sbarrato
agog {adv} (in a state of high anticipation) :: impazientemente, ansiosamente, non stare nella pelle
agogic {n} :: agogica {f}
agomelatine {n} (drug) :: agomelatina {f}
agon {n} /ˈæ.ɡoʊn/ (a struggle or contest) :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a test of will) :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a contest in ancient Greece) :: agone {m}
agon {n} (a two-player boardgame) :: agone {m}
agonistic {adj} /aɡəˈnɪstɪk/ (characterised by conflict or hostility) :: agonistico
agony {n} /ˈæ.ɡə.niː/ (violent contest or striving) :: agonia {f}
agony {n} (extreme pain of mind or body) :: dolore {f} [pain], angoscia {f} [of mind]
agony {n} (paroxysm of joy) :: parossismo {m}
agony {n} (last struggle of life) :: agonia {f}
a good beginning makes a good ending {proverb} (good beginnings promise a good end) :: chi ben comincia è a metà dell'opera
agoraphobia {n} /ˌæɡəɹəˈfoʊbi.ə/ (fear of open spaces) :: agorafobia {f}
agorism {n} /ˈæ.ɡəˌɹɪzm̩/ (philosophy that advocates the creation of a voluntaryist society through counter-economics) :: agorismo {m}
agouti {n} /əˈɡuːti/ (a rodent similar in appearance to a guinea pig but having longer legs) :: aguti
agrammatism {n} (inability to form sentences) :: agrammatismo {m}
agranulocyte {n} (white blood cell characterised by the absence of granules in its cytoplasm) :: agranulocita {m}
agrarian {adj} /əˈɡɹɛ(ə)ɹi.ən/ (relating to the cultivation of land) :: agrario
agree {v} /əˈɡɹiː/ (harmonize in opinion; be in unison or concord; be united; concur) :: essere d'accordo, concordare
agree {v} (to come to terms or to a common resolve) :: accordarsi
agree {v} (to resemble, coincide, correspond) :: corrispondere, concordare
agree {v} (grammar: to correspond in gender, number, case, person, etc.) :: concordare
agreeable {adj} /əˈɡɹiːəbl/ (pleasing) :: gradevole
agreeably {adv} (in an agreeable manner) :: gradevolmente
agreed {interj} /ə.ɡɹi.ːd/ (interjection that expresses agreement) :: d'accordo
agreement {n} /əˈɡɹiːmənt/ (understanding to follow a course of conduct) :: consenso {m}, accordo {m}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view) :: accordo {m}, convenzione {f}, patto {m}
agreement {n} (legally binding contract) :: contratto {m}
agreement {n} (grammatical agreement) :: concordanza {f}
agribusiness {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌbɪznəs/ (big business connected to agriculture) :: agribusiness {m}
agricultural {adj} /ˌæɡɹɪˈkəlt͡ʃəɹəl/ (of or pertaining to agriculture) :: agricolo
agriculture {n} /ˈæɡɹɪˌkʌltʃɚ/ (the art or science of cultivating the ground) :: agricoltura {f}
agriculturist {n} (one who practices agriculture, a farmer, a gardener) :: agricoltore {m}
Agrigento {prop} /ˌæɡɹɪˈd͡ʒɛntəʊ/ (province and city in Sicily) :: Agrigento {f}
agrimi {n} (type of goat) :: kri-kri {f}
agrimony {n} /ˈæɡ.ɹɪ.mən.i/ (plant of the genus Agrimonia) :: agrimonia {f}
Agrinio {prop} (a city in Greece) :: Agrinio
agritourism {n} (tourism in which tourists stay in farms) :: agriturismo {m}
agrivoltaic {adj} :: agrivoltaico
agro- {prefix} (agriculture) :: agro-
agrobiology {n} (the science of plant life and nutrition) :: agrobiologia {f}
agrobiotechnological {adj} :: agrobiotecnologico
agrochemical {adj} (relating to agrochemistry) :: agrochimico
agrochemistry {n} (branch of chemistry) :: agrochimica
agroforester {n} (one who takes part in agroforestry) :: agrosilvicoltore {m}
agroindustrial {adj} :: agroindustriale
agroindustry {n} :: agroindustria {f}
agrology {n} /əˈɡɹɒlədʒi/ (science and art of agriculture) :: agrologia {f}
agrometeorology {n} (branch of meteorology dealing with agriculture) :: agrometeorologia {f}
agropastoral {adj} (based upon agriculture and the rearing of sheep) :: agropastorale
agrotechnical {adj} (relating to agrotechnology) :: agrotecnico
Aguascalientes {prop} (state of Mexico) :: Aguascalientes {m}
ahead {adv} /əˈhɛd/ (in or to the front) :: avanti
aichmophobia {n} (fear of pointed or sharp objects) :: aicmofobia {f}
aid {n} /eɪd/ (help; succor; assistance; relief) :: aiuto {m}
aid {n} (a person that promotes or helps in something being done; a helper) :: aiutante {m}
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help) :: aiuto
aid {v} (to support) :: aiutare
Aida {prop} (female given name) :: Aida
aide {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
Aidos {prop} (Greek goddess of shame, modesty, and humility) :: Aidos
AIDS {n} /eɪdz/ (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) :: SIDA {f}, AIDS
aiglet {n} /ˈeɪ.ɡlɛt/ (tip on a ribbon or cord) :: puntale {m}
aileron {n} /ˈeɪlərɒn/ (Hinged part on trailing edge of airplane wing) :: alettone {m}, alerone {m}
ailing {adj} /ˈeɪ.lɪŋ/ (sick) :: malato {m}, sofferente
ailment {n} /ˈeɪlmənt/ (something which ails one; a disease; sickness) :: disturbo {m}, indisposizione {f}, affezione {f}, male {m}, malattia {f}, acciacco {m}, malanno {m}
ailuro- {prefix} /aɪˈlʊɹə-/ (prefix meaning “cat”) :: ailuro-, eluro-
ailurophile {n} /aɪˈljʊəɹəˌfaɪl/ (cat-lover) :: ailurofilo {m}, ailurofila {f}, elurofilo {m}, elurofila {f}, gattofilo {m}, gattofila {f}
ailurophobia {n} /ˌaɪljʊəɹəˈfəʊbɪ.ə/ (irrational fear or hatred for cats) :: ailurofobia {f}, elurofobia {f}
aim {n} /eɪm/ (Intention; purpose) :: obiettivo
aim {v} (to direct the intention or purpose) :: puntare
aimlessly {adv} (without an aim) :: senza meta
Ainu {prop} (language) :: lingua ainu {f}
air {v} /ˈɛəɹ/ (to bring into contact with the air) :: aerare
air {v} (to ventilate) :: ventilare
air {v} (to broadcast) :: mandare in onda
air {n} (historical: one of the basic elements) :: aria {f}
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth) :: aria {f}
air {n} (music: a song, an aria) :: aria {f}
air ambulance {n} (an aircraft equipped as an ambulance) :: aeroambulanza {f}
air base {n} (military airport) :: base aerea {f}
airbase {n} (airbase) SEE: air base ::
air bed {n} (A bed that inflated with air) :: materasso ad aria {m}
airborne {adj} (carried by the air) :: trasportato dall'aria, aviotrasportato
airborne {adj} (in flight) :: in volo
airbus {n} (a type of airliner) :: aerobus {m}
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space) :: condizionatore
aircraft {n} /ɛə.kɹɑːft/ (machine capable of atmospheric flight) :: aeromobile {m}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft) :: portaerei {f}, portaeromobili {f}
air cushion {n} (layer of trapped air) :: cuscino d'aria {m}
air cushion {n} (inflatable cushion) :: camera d'aria {f}
airdrop {n} (act of dropping goods or personnel from an aircraft by parachute) :: lancio con il paracadute {m}
airdrop {v} (to drop goods or personnel from an aircraft by parachute) :: lanciare con il paracadute, paracadutare
air embolism {n} (condition caused by bubbles of gas) :: aeroembolismo {m}
airer {n} (clotheshorse) SEE: clotheshorse ::
airfield {n} (place where airplanes can take off and land) :: aerodromo {m}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing ::
airfoil {n} (structure shaped to produce lift when moving in air) :: profilo alare {m}
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare) :: aeronautica militare {f}, forze aeree {f-p}, forza aerea {f}
airhead {n} /ˈɛːhɛd/ (area of hostile territory seized for use as an airbase) :: testa di ponte {f}
airhead {n} (foolish, silly, or unintelligent person) :: svampita {f}, testa vuota {f}
airily {adv} /ˈeɹ.ə.li/ (lightly) :: spensieratamente
airing cupboard {n} (clothes storage cupboard) :: armadio asciugabiancheria {m}
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes) :: aerolinea {f}, compagnia aerea {f}, aviolinea {f}
airliner {n} (passenger aircraft) :: aereo di linea {m}
airlock {n} (used to provide access to and from the sealed area) :: camera stagna {f}
air mail {n} (mail transported by aircraft) :: posta aerea {f}
airman {n} /ˈeə.mən/ :: aviere {m}
airplane {n} /ˈɛəɹˌpleɪ̯n/ (powered aircraft) :: aereo {m}, aeroplano {m}, apparecchio {m}, aeromobile {f}
airport {n} /ˈɛɹ.pɔɹt/ (place designated for airplanes) :: aeroporto {m}, aerodromo {m}
air raid {n} (attack) :: incursione aerea {f}
air-raid shelter {n} (reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids) :: rifugio antiaereo {m}
air-raid warden {n} (person who defends a building during an air raid) :: capofabbricato
air shaft {n} SEE: airshaft ::
airshaft {n} (an opening facilitating air circulation) :: presa d'aria {f}, condotto dell'aria {m}, pozzo di ventilazione {m}
airship {n} (aircraft) SEE: aircraft ::
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible ::
air strike {n} (attack by aircraft) :: attacco aereo {m}
airstrip {n} (primitive aircraft landing field) :: pista di atterraggio {f}
air tanker {n} (aircraft used to deliver liquids (or powders) from the air) :: rifornitore {m}, aerocisterna {f}
air ticket {n} (a pass entitling the holder to travel in an aeroplane) :: biglietto di volo {m}
airtight {adj} (impermeable to air or other gases) :: ermetico {m}
airway {n} (windpipe) SEE: windpipe ::
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea ::
aisle {n} /aɪ̯l/ (wing of a building, notably in a church) :: collaterale {m}, navata laterale, corridoio {m}
aisle {n} (clear path through rows of seating) :: corridoio {m}
aisle {n} (corridor in a supermarket) :: corsia {f}
aisle {n} (any path through obstructed space) :: passaggio {m}, passaggio obbligato
aisle {n} :: corridoio {m}, passaggio {m}
aitch {n} /eɪtʃ/ (name of the letter H, h) :: acca
Ajaccio {prop} /aˈʒaksɪəʊ/ (capital city of Corsica) :: Ajaccio, Aiaccio
ajar {adv} /əˈd͡ʒɑɹ/ (slightly turned or opened) :: socchiuso
Ajax {prop} /ˈeɪ.dʒæks/ (either of two heroes of the Trojan War) :: Aiace {m}
a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step {proverb} (a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step) :: un viaggio di mille miglia comincia con il primo passo
AKA {adv} (also known as) :: alias, altrimenti detto
Akan {prop} (language group spoken in Ghana) :: akan
Akhenaten {prop} /ˌækəˈnɑːtən/ (Pharaoh in 14th century BCE, founder of Atenism) :: Akhenaton
akin {adj} /ʌˈkɪn/ (of the same kin; related by blood) :: consanguineo {m}
akin {adj} (of the same kind; similar) :: affine
Akureyri {prop} (city on the north coast of Iceland) :: Akureyri
Alabama {prop} /ˌæ.lə.ˈbæ.mə/ (U.S. State) :: Alabama {f}
alabaster {n} /ˈæl.əˌbæs.tɚ/ (variety of gypsum) :: alabastro {m}
alacrity {n} /əˈlækɹɨti/ (eagerness) :: alacrità {f}, solerzia {f}
Aladdin {prop} (a given name) :: Aladino
Aladdin {prop} (the Arabic tale) :: Aladino
alamethicin {n} (antibiotic) :: alameticina {f}
Alan {prop} /ˈæl.ən/ (male given name) :: Alano
Al-Andalus {prop} (Islamic Spain) :: Al-Andalus
alanine {n} (nonessential amino acid; C3H7NO2) :: alanina {f}
alarm {n} /əˈlɑːm/ (summons to arms) :: allarme {m}
alarm {n} (notice of approaching danger) :: allarme {m}
alarm clock {n} (type of clock) :: sveglia {f}
alarmed {adj} (worried) SEE: worried ::
alarmingly {adv} /ə.ˈlɑɹm.ɪŋ.li/ (in an alarming manner, frighteningly. In a way the induces fear or concern) :: allarmisticamente
alarmism {n} (production of needless alarms) :: allarmismo {m}
alas {interj} /əˈlæs/ (exclamation of sorrow, etc.) :: ahimè, purtroppo
Alaska {prop} /əˈlæs.kə/ (US state) :: Alaska {f}, Alasca {f}
Alaskan Malamute {n} (Alaskan Malamute sled dog) :: malamute di Alaska
alb {n} /ælb/ (a long white robe worn by priests and other ministers) :: camice {m}
albacore {n} /ˈæl.bə.kɔɹ/ (large marine fish) :: Alalunga, alalonga
Alban {prop} (male given name) :: Albano
Albania {prop} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ə/ (country in south-eastern Europe) :: Albania
Albania {prop} (Caucasian Albania) SEE: Caucasian Albania ::
Albanian {adj} /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ən/ (of or pertaining to Albania) :: albanese
Albanian {n} (person from Albania) :: albanese
Albanian {prop} (language) :: albanese
Albany {prop} (capital of New York) :: Albany
Albaredo {prop} (village in Italy) :: Albaredo
albatross {n} /ˈæl.bəˌtɹɔs/ (seabird) :: albatro {m}, albatros {m}
albedo {n} /ælˈbi.doʊ/ (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body) :: albedo {f}
albeit {conj} /ɔlˈbi.ət/ (despite its being; although) :: benché
Albert {prop} /ˈæl.bɚt/ (male given name) :: Alberto
Alberta {prop} /ˌælˈbɜː(ɹ).tə/ (province) :: Alberta {f}
Albin {prop} (male given name) :: Albino
albinism {n} (lack of melanin pigmentation) :: albinismo {m}
albino {n} /ælˈbaɪnoʊ/ (one congenitally lacking melanin) :: albino
albinoism {n} (albinism) SEE: albinism ::
Albion {prop} /ˈælbi.ən/ (England) :: Albione {f}
albumen {n} /ˈælbjʊmən/ (white part of an egg) :: albume {m}, chiara {f}, bianco d'uovo {m}
albumin {n} /æl.ˈbjuː.mən/ (class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water) :: albumina {f}
albuminous {adj} /ælˈbjuː.mɪn.əs/ (of or pertaining to albumin) :: albuminoso
alburn {n} (bleak) SEE: bleak ::
alburnum {n} (sapwood) SEE: sapwood ::
alcazar {n} /ˌælkəˈzɑɹ/ (Moorish fortress in Spain) :: alcazar {m}
alchemist {n} /ˈæl.kə.mɪst/ (one who practices alchemy) :: alchimista {m} {f}
alchemy {n} /ˈælkəmi/ (ancient chemistry) :: alchimia {f}
Alcibiades {prop} /ˌælsəˈbaɪədiz/ (Greek name) :: Alcibiade
Alcman {prop} (Ancient Greek name) :: Alcmane
Alcmanian {adj} :: alcmanio
alcohol {n} /ˈæl.kə.hɔl/ (organic chemistry sense) :: alcol {m}, alcole {m}
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage) :: alcol {m}
alcoholaemia {n} (presence of alcohol) :: alcolemia {f}
alcoholaemia {n} (measure of the amount of alcohol) :: alcolemia {f}
alcoholate {n} (an alcoholic extract of plant material; a tincture) :: alcolato {m}
alcoholate {n} (an alkoxide) :: alcolato {m}
alcohol-free {adj} (containing no alcohol) :: analcolico
alcoholic {n} /ˌælkəˈhɑlɪk/ (a person addicted to alcohol) :: alcoldipendente, alcolista
alcoholic {n} (one who abuses alcohol) :: alcolista, alcolizzato {m}
alcoholic {adj} (of or pertaining to alcohol) :: alcolico
alcoholic {adj} (having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents) :: alcolico
alcoholic {adj} (of alcoholism) :: alcolizzato
alcoholically {adv} (in the manner of an alcoholic) :: alcolicamente
alcoholically {adv} (in an alcoholic manner) :: alcolicamente
alcoholicity {n} (measure of the alcoholic content) :: alcolicità {f}
Alcoholics Anonymous {prop} (proper noun) :: Alcolisti Anonimi
alcoholism {n} /ˈælkə(ˌ)hɔlˌɪzəm/ (chronic disease) :: alcolismo
alcoholize {v} (convert into alcohol) :: alcolizzare
alcoholize {v} (infuse or saturate with alcoholic spirit) :: alcolizzare
alcoholize {v} (subject to the influence of alcohol) :: alcolizzare
alcohology {n} (study of the effects of alcohol) :: alcologia {f}
alcoholometer {n} (Specialized form of hydrometer used to measure amount of alcohol in liquid) :: alcolimetro {m}
alcoholometric {adj} (pertaining to the measurement of the alcohol content of beers, wines and spirits) :: alcolometrico, alcoolometrico, alcolimetrico
alcoholometry {n} (Measurement of concentration of alcohol in liquid) :: alcolimetria {f}
alcove {n} /ˈæl.kəʊv/ (small recessed area) :: alcova {f}, talamo {m}, camera da letto {f}
Aldebaran {prop} /alˈdɛbəɹən/ (star) :: Aldebaran
aldebaranium {n} (rejected named for ytterbium) :: aldebaranio {m}
aldehyde {n} /ˈæl.dɨ.haɪd/ (organic compound of the general formula R·CHO) :: aldeide {f}
aldehyde oxidase {n} :: aldeideossidasi {f}
al dente {adj} /æl ˈdɛn.teɪ/ (firm) :: al dente
alder {n} /ˈɔːldə/ (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus) :: ontano {m}
Aldine {adj} (of or pertaining to the publications of Aldus Manutius) :: aldino {m}
Aldine {adj} (describing the typography used) :: aldino {m}
aldohexose {n} (any hexose containing an aldehyde group) :: aldoesoso {m}
aldol {n} (aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position) :: aldolo {m}
aldolase {n} (enzyme present in some tissue) :: aldolasi {f}
aldopentose {n} (a pentose that is also an aldose) :: aldopentoso {m}
aldosterone {n} (aldosterone) :: aldosterone
aldotetrose {n} (any aldose having four carbon atoms) :: aldotetroso {m}
aldotriose {n} (any aldose having three carbon atoms) :: aldotrioso {m}
ale {n} /eɪl/ (beer produced by warm fermentation) :: birra inglese {f}
Alecto {prop} (Greek goddess of vengeance) :: Aletto {f}
Alectryon {prop} (character in Greek mythology) :: Alectrione {m}
alehouse {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour ::
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander ::
alembic {n} /əˈlɛmbɪk/ (chemical apparatus) :: alambicco {m}
a leopard cannot change its spots {proverb} (one cannot change one's own nature) :: il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio (the wolf can lose its fur but not its bad habits), chi nasce tondo non può morire quadrato
aleph {n} (first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet and descendant script) :: alef {m} {f}
Aleppine {adj} (of or pertaining to Aleppo) :: aleppino
Aleppine {n} (a person from, or an inhabitant of, Aleppo) :: aleppino {m}, aleppina {f}
Aleppo {prop} /əˈlɛpoʊ/ (city in Syria) :: Aleppo
alert {adj} /əˈlɜːt/ (attentive) :: allerta
alert {n} (an alarm) :: allarme {m}
alertness {n} /əˈlɝt.nəs/ (quality of being alert) :: vigilanza {f}
Alessandria {prop} :: Alessandria {f}
aleurone {n} /əˈl(j)ʊəɹəʊn/ (protein content of the embryo, endosperm or perisperm of cereals) :: aleurone {m}
aleuronic {adj} (of or pertaining to aleurone) :: aleuronico
alewife {n} /ˈeɪlˌwaɪf/ (female publican) :: proprietaria di una birreria {f}
Alex {prop} (male given name) SEE: Alexius ::
Alexander {prop} /ˌæ.lɨɡˈzæn.dɚ/ (male given name) :: Alessandro {m}
Alexander the Great {prop} (King of Macedonia) :: Alessandro Magno {m}
Alexandra {prop} (female given name) :: Alessandra
Alexandria {prop} /æləkˈzændɹi.ə/ (city in Egypt) :: Alessandria {f}
Alexandrianism {n} :: alessandrinismo {m}
alexandrine {n} (line of a twelve-syllable poetic meter) :: alessandrino {m}
alexandrite {n} /ˌæl.ɪɡ.ˈzæn.dɹaɪt/ (form of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change) :: alessandrite {f}
Alexandroupoli {prop} (city) :: Alessandropoli
Alexis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Alexius ::
Alexius {prop} (male given name) :: Alessio
alfa {n} (the letter "A" in the ICAO spelling alphabet) :: Ancona
alfalfa {n} /ælˈfælfə/ (Medicago sativa) :: erba medica {f}
Alfierian {adj} :: alfieriano
Alfonso {prop} (male given name) :: Alfonso
Alfred {prop} (Male given name) :: Alfredo
al fresco {adj} (outdoors) :: all'aperto, fuori, all'aria aperta
alfresco {adj} /æl.ˈfɹɛs.koʊ/ (outdoors) :: all'aperto
alfresco {adv} (outdoors) :: all'aperto, fuori
alga {n} /ˈæl.ɡə/ (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms) :: alga {f}
algae {n} /ˈæl.dʒi/ (plural of alga) :: alghe {f-p}
algebra {n} /ˈæl.dʒɪ.bɹə/ (system for computation) :: algebra {f}
algebraic {adj} /ˌældʒɪˈbɹeɪɪk/ (relating to algebra) :: algebrico
algebraically {adv} (using algebra) :: algebricamente
algebraically closed {adj} (that contains among its elements every root of every nonconstant single-variable polynomial definable over it) :: algebricamente chiuso
algebraically independent {adj} (which does not or whose elements do not satisfy any nontrivial polynomial equation over a given field) :: algebricamente indipendente {m} {f}
algebraic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics that studies solutions of systems of algebraic equations using both algebra and geometry) :: geometria algebrica {f}
algebraic integer {n} (algebraic number whose minimal polynomial has integer coefficients) :: intero algebrico {m}
algebraic number {n} (element of a number field that is a root of a polynomial with integer coefficients) :: numero algebrico {m}
algebraic number theory {n} (branch of number theory concerning algebraic number fields) :: teoria algebrica dei numeri {f}, teoria dei numeri algebrica {f}
algebraic variety {n} (set of solutions to a system of polynomial equations; any of certain generalisations of such a set) :: varietà algebrica {f}
Algeria {prop} /ælˈdʒɪəɹi.ə/ (country) :: Algeria {f}
Algerian {n} /ælˈdʒɪɹi.ən/ (person from Algeria) :: algerino {m}, algerina {f}
Algerian {adj} (of Algeria or its people) :: algerino {m}, algerina {f}
algesia {n} (sensitivity to pain) :: algesia {f}
Algherese {prop} (Catalan dialect spoken in Alghero) :: algherese {m}
Alghero {prop} /ɑlˈɡɛɹoʊ/ (port town in Sardinia) :: Alghero {f}
algid {adj} /ˈæl.dʒɪd/ (cold, chilly) :: algido {m}
algidity {n} (state of being algid) :: algidismo {m}
Algiers {prop} /ælˈdʒɪɹz/ (the capital of Algeria) :: Algeri
alginate {n} (any salt or ester of alginic acid) :: alginato {m}
alginic {adj} (relating to alginic acid or its derivatives) :: alginico
algolagnia {n} /alɡə(ʊ)ˈlaɡnɪə/ (Physical condition) :: algolagnia
algologist {n} (one who studies algology) :: algologo {m}
algology {n} (branch of botany dealing with algae) :: algologia {f}
Algonquian {adj} /ælˈɡɑːŋkwi.ən/ (relating to a group of North American languages) :: algonchino
algophilia {n} (pleasure from experiencing pain) :: algofilia {f}, masochismo {m}
algorithm {n} /ˈælɡəɹɪðəm/ (well-defined procedure) :: algoritmo {m}
algorithmic {adj} /ˌælɡəˈɹɪðmɪk/ (relating to an algorithm) :: algoritmico
algorithmically {adv} (using an algorithm) :: algoritmicamente
Ali {prop} (male given name from Arabic) :: Alì {m}
alias {n} /ˈeɪ.li.əs/ :: pseudonimo {m}
Ali Baba {prop} (a fictional character) :: Alì Babà {m}
alibi {n} /ˈæl.ə.baɪ/ (criminal legal defense) :: alibi {m}
alibi {n} (excuse) :: alibi {m}
Alicante {prop} (city in Spain) :: Alicante
Alice {prop} /ˈæl.ɪs/ (female given name) :: Alice {f}
alicyclic {adj} (of a class of organic compounds) :: aliciclico
a lie has no legs {proverb} (you can't get away with a lie) :: Le bugie hanno le gambe corte
alien {n} /ˈeɪ.li.ən/ (person, etc. from outside) :: straniero {m}
alien {n} (foreigner) :: straniero {m}, forestiero {m}
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin) :: extraterrestre {?}, alieno {?}
alienate {v} /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/ (to convey or transfer) :: alienare, cedere, vendere, trasferire
alienate {v} (to estrange) :: estraniarsi, allontanarsi
alienate {v} :: alienare
alienation {n} /ˌeɪli.əˈneɪʃən/ (the act of alienating) :: alienazione {f}
alienation {n} (the state of being alienated) :: alienazione {f}
alienist {n} (psychiatrist) SEE: psychiatrist ::
alienist {n} (psychologist) SEE: psychologist ::
align {v} /əˈlaɪn/ (To align sequences) :: allineare
alignment {n} /əˈɫaɪnmənt/ (a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein sequences) :: allineamento {m}
alike {adj} /əˈlaɪk/ (having resemblance; similar) :: simile
alimentary canal {n} (digestive tract) SEE: digestive tract ::
alimony {n} /ˈæ.lɪ.moʊ.ni/ (a court-enforced allowance) :: alimenti {m-p}
alimony {n} :: alimenti
aliphatic {adj} /ælɪˈfætɪk/ (organic chemistry: having carbon atoms arranged in an open chain) :: alifatico
aliquot {adj} /ˈæ.lɪ.kwɒt/ (contained an integral number of times) :: aliquota {f}
aliquot {n} (portion) :: aliquota {f}
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: un po', un poco
a little bird told me {phrase} (idiomatic) :: un uccellino mi ha detto che...
alive {adj} /əˈlaɪv/ (having life) :: vivo {m}
alive {adj} (in a state of action) :: attivo {m}, animato {m}
alive {adj} (exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings) :: attivo {m}
alive and kicking {adj} (healthy, especially in opposition to other circumstances) :: vivo e vegeto, in ottima salute
alizarin {n} /əˈlɪzəɹɪn/ (1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone) :: alizarina {f}
Al Jazeera {prop} /æl dʒəˈziːɹə/ (Arabic satellite TV news channel) :: Al Jazeera
alkali {n} /ˈæl.kə.laɪ/ (class of caustic bases) :: alcali {m}, base {f}
alkalimeter {n} (device) :: alcalimetro {m}
alkalimetry {n} (process of determining the strength of an alkali) :: alcalimetria {f}
alkaline {adj} /ˈæl.kə.laɪn/ (of or relating to an alkali) :: alcalino
alkane {n} /ˈæl.keɪn/ (saturated hydrocarbon of formula CnH2n+2) :: alcano {m}
alkekengi {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry ::
alkene {n} (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds) :: alchene {m}
alkoxide {n} (alcohol-derived compound formed by replacing a hydrogen atom with another cationic species) :: alcolato {m}
alkoxy {n} :: alcossi {m}
alkyl {n} (univalent radical of the general formula CnH2n+1) :: alchile {m}
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond) :: alchino {m}
all {determiner} /ɔːl/ (every individual of the given class) :: tutto {m}, tutta {f}
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time)) :: tutto il/lo {m}, tutta la {f}
all {adv} (intensifier) :: tutto
all {pron} (everyone) SEE: everyone ::
all {pron} (everything) SEE: everything ::
all along {adv} (duration) :: fin dall'inizio, da sempre
all and sundry {pron} :: tutti quanti
allantiasis {n} (food poisoning from under-cooked sausages) :: allantiasi {f}
allantois {n} (sac in the alimentary canal of the embryos of mammals, birds and reptiles) :: allantoide {f}
all-around {adj} (able to do many things well) SEE: all-round ::
all-around {adj} (comprehensive) SEE: all-round ::
allative case {n} (case used to indicate movement onto, or to the adjacency of something) :: caso allativo {m}
all at once {adv} /ˌɔːl ət ˈwʌn(t)s/ (unexpectedly) :: tutto in una volta, d'un tratto, tutto d'un tratto
all at once {adv} (All at the same time, all together) :: in un sol colpo, nello stesso momento, in una sola volta
all bark and no bite {adj} (full of big talk) :: tutto fumo e niente arrosto
all bark and no bite {adj} (making cutting remarks, but having a gentle personality underneath) :: cane che abbaia non morde
all but {adv} (very nearly) :: quasi, praticamente, quasi del tutto, all'atto pratico
all cats are gray at night {proverb} (all cats are grey in the dark) SEE: all cats are grey in the dark ::
all cats are grey in the dark {proverb} (proverb) :: di notte tutti i gatti sono bigi, di notte tutti i gatti sono grigi
all duck or no dinner {phrase} (all or nothing) :: o tutto o niente
all ears {adj} (listening intensely) :: tutto orecchie
all ears {adj} (awaiting explanation) :: tutto orecchie
allegate {v} (allege) SEE: allege ::
allege {v} /əˈlɛdʒ/ (to state under oath) :: dichiarare, sostenere
allege {v} (to adduce as a reason, excuse, support etc.) :: addurre, supportare, avvalorare
allege {v} (assert without proof) :: sostenere, asserire
alleged {adj} /əˈlɛdʒd/ (asserted) :: asserito
alleged {adj} (supposed) :: supposto
allegedly {adv} (according to someone's allegation) :: presunto
allegiance {n} /əˈliː.dʒəns/ (loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler) :: fedeltà, lealtà
allegorically {adv} /æl.əˈɡɒɹ.ɪk.(ə.)li/ (in an allegorical manner) :: allegoricamente
allegory {n} /ˈæl.ɘˌɡoʊɹ.i/ (the representation of abstract principles) :: allegoria {f}
allegory {n} (communication using such representation) :: allegoria {f}
allegory {n} (symbolic representation) :: allegoria {f}
allele {n} /əˈ.liː.l/ (variant of a gene) :: allele {m}
allelomorph {n} (allele) SEE: allele ::
allelomorphic {adj} (of or pertaining to an allelomorph) :: allelomorfo, antagonistico
allelopathic {adj} (Relating to an allelopathy) :: allelopatico
allelopathy {n} (release by a plant of a toxin to suppress growth of nearby competing plants) :: allelopatia {f}
alleluia {n} (liturgical form of hallelujah) :: alleluia {m}
allene {n} (any of a class of hydrocarbons) :: allene {m}
allene {n} (derivative of such hydrocarbons) :: allene {m}
Allen key {n} /ˈælən kiː/ (a hex head wrench) :: brugola {f}
allergen {n} (substance) :: allergene {m}
allergically {adv} (because of allergies) :: allergicamente
allergic rhinitis {n} (group of symptoms) :: rinite allergica {f}
allesthesia {n} :: alestesia {f}
alley {n} /ˈæ.li/ (narrow street) :: vicolo {m}, calle {f}, strettoia {f}, viuzza {f}, carruggio {m}, vialetto {m}
alleyway {n} (narrow street) SEE: alley ::
All Hallows' Day {prop} (All Saints' Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
allheal {n} (valerian) SEE: valerian ::
all hell breaks loose {v} (the situation becomes chaotic) :: si scatena l'inferno [literally], succede un quarantotto
allicin {n} (organic compound) :: allicina
allied {adj} /əˈlaɪd/ (joined as allies) :: alleato
alligator {n} /ˈæl.ɪ.ɡeɪ.tə/ (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator) :: alligatore {m}
alligator clip {n} (electronics connector) :: connettore a coccodrillo {m}, pinza a coccodrillo {f}
all in all {adv} (generally) :: tutto sommato, nel complesso
alliteration {n} /əˌlɪtəˈɹeɪʃən/ (the repetition of consonants) :: allitterazione {f}
alliterative {adj} (in the form or style of alliteration) :: allitterativo
all kidding aside {adv} (idiom, speech act) :: scherzi a parte, a parte gli scherzi
all mouth and trousers {adj} (superficial) :: tutto fumo e niente arrosto
allobiosis {n} :: allobiosi {f}
Allobrogian {adj} :: allobrogo
allocate {v} /ˈæl.ə.keɪt/ (to set aside for a purpose) :: stanziare
allocative {adj} (pertaining to allocation) :: allocativo
allocher {n} /ˈæləˌkɛəɹ/ (alternative sign for a chereme) :: allochero {m}
allochory {n} :: allocoria {f}
allochromasia {n} (defect in colour vision) :: allocromasia {f}
allodium {n} (freehold land or property) :: allodio {m}
all of a sudden {adv} /ˌɔl əv ə ˈsʌdən/ (colloquial: suddenly, see also: suddenly) :: all'improvviso, d'improvviso, tutto ad un tratto, tutto a un tratto, tutt'a un tratto, tutto d'un tratto, tutto d'un colpo, di colpo, di soprassalto
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden ::
allogamy {n} (fertilization) :: allogamia {f}
allogenic {adj} /ˌæləˈd͡ʒɛnɪk/ (having an external cause or source) :: alogenico
allophone {n} /ˈæləˌfoʊn/ (alternative pronunciation for a phoneme) :: allofono {m}, variante combinatoria
allorhythmia {n} :: alloritmia {f}
allotrope {n} /ˈæ.lə.tɹəʊp/ (element form of different molecular structure to another form of the same element) :: allotropo {m}
allotropic {adj} (of an element that exhibits allotropy) :: allotropico
allotropical {adj} (allotropic) SEE: allotropic ::
all-out {adj} (using every available means) :: a tutto campo
all over the place {prep} (Inconsistent; lacking a clear pattern; with a large amount of variation.) :: ovunque, dovunque, a dritta e a manca, dappertutto
allow {v} /əˈlaʊ/ (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have) :: lasciare, permettere
allow {v} (to let something happen, to admit, to concede) :: permettere, concedere
allow {v} :: lasciare
allowance {n} /əˈlaʊəns/ (the act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance) :: permesso {m}, concessione {f}, delibera {f}
allowance {n} (that which is allowed) :: razione {f}
allowance {n} (abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances) :: attenuante {f}, sgravio {m}
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money ::
alloy {n} /ˈæ.lɔɪ/ (metal combined of more elements) :: lega {f}
all right {adj} /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ (good) :: bene, va bene
all right {adj} (in good health) :: bene
all right {interj} (Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent ) :: d'accordo, va bene
all right {interj} (Used as a general lead-in or beginning ) :: bene
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula) :: tutti i diritti riservati
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths can take to the same goal) :: tutte le strade portano a Roma
all-round {adj} (having a wide scope) :: da tutti i punti di vista, sotto ogni aspetto
all-round {adj} (having many skills) :: versatile, polivalente
All Saints Day {prop} (All Saints Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day) :: Ognissanti {m}, Tutti i Santi
all's fair in love and war {proverb} (unpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict) :: in amore e in guerra tutto è lecito
All Souls' Day {prop} (Christian feast day) :: Giorno dei Morti {m}, Commemorazione dei defunti {f}
allspice {n} (spice) :: pepe della Giamaica {m}
all's well that ends well {proverb} (A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...) :: tutto è bene quel che finisce bene, tutto è bene ciò che finisce bene
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so) :: non è tutt'oro ciò che luccica, non è tutto oro quello che luccica
all the same {adv} (anyway; nevertheless; nonetheless) :: lo stesso, ugualmente, comunque
all the tea in China {n} (something priceless or invaluable) :: tutto l'oro del mondo
all the time {adv} (always) :: sempre
all the time {adv} (frequently) :: spessissimo
all the way {adv} (to the end) :: infine
all the world's a stage {proverb} (people have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre) :: tutto il mondo è paese
all things being equal {adv} (without considering external factors) :: a parità di condizioni
all things come to those who wait {proverb} (good things come to those who wait) SEE: good things come to those who wait ::
all things considered {adv} (generally speaking, all in all) :: tutto sommato
all thumbs {adj} (clumsy (idiom)) :: goffo, impacciato, maldestro, mano di pastafrolla
all too {adv} (way too) SEE: way too ::
allude {v} /əˈluːd/ (refer to something indirectly or by suggestion) :: alludere
allure {n} /əˈl(j)ʊɚ/ (the power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction) :: ammaliamento {m}, fascino {m}, incanto {m}, attrazione {f}, richiamo {m}
allure {v} (to attempt to draw) :: attrarre, sedurre, incantare, ammaliare, affascinare, intrigare
alluring {adj} /ɚˈluɚ.ɹɪŋ/ (having to power to allure) :: allettante, affascinante, intrigante, seducente
alluringly {adv} /əˈl(j)ʊɹɪŋ/ (in an alluring manner) :: seducente
allusion {n} /əˈlu.ʒən/ (indirect reference, hint) :: allusione {f}
allusive {adj} /əˈluː.sɪv/ (containing or making use of allusions) :: allusivo
allusively {adv} (in an allusive manner) :: allusivamente
allusiveness {n} (the quality of being allusive) :: allusività {f}
alluvial {adj} /əˈluː.vi.əl/ (pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream) :: alluvionale
ally {v} /ˈæl.aɪ/ (to unite by agreement) :: allenza {f}
ally {n} (one united to another by treaty or league) :: alleato {m}
allyl {n} (organic radical) :: allile {m}
almagest {n} :: almagesto {m}
almah {n} /ˈæl.mə/ (dancing-girl) :: almea {f}
almanac {n} /ˈɔl.mə.næk/ (book or table listing astronomical, nautical or other events for the year) :: almanacco {m}
almandine {n} /ˈal.mən.dʌɪn/ (mineral) :: almandino {m}
almighty {adj} /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ (unlimited in might) :: onnipotente
Almighty {prop} (God, the supreme being) :: Onnipotente {m}
Almodovarian {adj} :: almodovariano
almogavar {n} (light footsoldier during the Reconquista) :: almogavero {m}
almond {n} /ˈɑː(l).mənd/ (nut) :: mandorla {f}
almond {n} (tree) :: mandorlo {m}
almondine {adj} /ˈɑː(l)məndiːn/ (garnished with almond slices) :: mandorlato
almond milk {n} (milky liquid from almonds) :: latte di mandorla {m}
almond paste {n} (paste made from ground almonds and sugar in equal quantities) :: pasta di mandorle {f}, pasta reale {f}
almond tree {n} (Prunus dulcis) :: mandorlo {m}
almost {adv} /ˈɔl.moʊst/ (very close to) :: quasi
almost doesn't count {proverb} (near success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness)) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
alms {n} /ɑmz/ (something given to the poor as charity) :: elemosina {f}
almucantar {n} /ælməˈkæntə/ (small circle on the celestial sphere) :: almucantarat {m}
almuce {n} (hood or cape made of fur) :: almuzia {f}
aloe {n} /ˈæ.loʊ/ (plant of the genus Aloe) :: aloe {f}
aloft {adv} /əˈlɔft/ (above) :: sopra
aloft {adv} (in the top, at the masthead, or on the higher yards or rigging) :: all`apice
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
aloha shirt {n} (Hawaiian shirt) :: camicia hawaiana
alone {adj} /əˈloʊn/ (unique) :: da solo, solo
alone {adv} (by oneself) :: solo, da solo
alone {adv} (only) :: solo, soltanto, solamente
along {prep} /əˈlɔŋ/ :: lungo
alongside {adv} /ə.lɔŋˈsaɪd/ (along the side; by the side; side by side with) :: accanto
alongside {prep} (together with or at the same time) :: a fianco
aloof {adv} /əˈluːf/ (without sympathy) :: con distacco
aloof {adj} (reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant) :: distaccato
alopecia {n} (baldness) SEE: baldness ::
a lot {n} /əˈlɒt/ (a large amount) :: molto
a lot {adv} (very much) :: molto
a lot {adv} (often) :: spesso
aloud {adv} /əˈlaʊd/ (loudly) :: a voce alta, ad alta voce
alpaca {n} /ælˈpækə/ (camelid animal of the Andes) :: alpaca {m}
alpenglow {n} /ˈæl.pən.ɡloʊ/ (a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains) :: enrosadira {f}
alpha {n} /ˈælfə/ (name of the letter Α, α) :: alfa {m}
alphabet {n} /ˈæl.fə.bɛt/ (an ordered set of letters used in a language) :: alfabeto {m}
alphabetic {adj} (alphabetical) SEE: alphabetical ::
alphabetical {adj} /ˌæl.fəˈbɛt.ɪ.kəl/ (pertaining to the alphabet) :: alfabetico
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet) :: alfabetico
alphabetically {adv} (in an alphabetical manner) :: alfabeticamente
alphabetically {adv} (arranged in the sequence of the alphabet) :: alfabeticamente
alphabetical order {n} (the sequence of a collection of items) :: ordine alfabetico
Alpha Centauri {prop} (brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus) :: Alfa Centauri
alpha male {n} (dominant male animal) :: maschio alfa {m}
alphanumeric {adj} /ˌæl.fə.n(j)uːˈmɛ.ɹɪk/ (consisting of letters and numbers) :: alfanumerico
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric ::
alpha particle {n} (positively charged nucleus) :: elione {m}, particella alfa {f}
alpha privative {n} (the prefix a- expressing negation or absence) :: alfa privativo {m}
alphitomancy {n} :: alfitomanzia {f}
alpine {adj} /ˈæl.paɪn/ (of or relating to mountains) :: alpestre, alpino
alpine {adj} (of or relating to slalom or downhill skiing) :: alpino
Alpine {adj} /ˈæl.paɪn/ (Relating to the Alps) :: alpestre, alpino
alpine chough {n} /ˈalpaɪn ˈtʃʌf/ (alpine chough) :: gracchio alpino {m}
alpinist {n} (mountain climber) SEE: mountaineer ::
Alps {prop} /ælps/ (a mountain range in Western Europe) :: Alpi {m-p}
al-Qaeda {prop} /ɒl ˈkaɪdə/ (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.) :: al-Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem ::
already {adv} /ɔːlˈɹɛdi/ (prior to some time) :: già
Alsace {prop} /ælˈseɪs/ (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine) :: Alsazia {f}
also {adv} /ˈɔl.soʊ/ (in addition; besides; as well; further; too) :: anche
also known as {adv} (used to introduce an alternative name) SEE: AKA ::
Altair {prop} (star) :: Altair
altar {n} /ˈɔːl.tə/ (flat-topped structure used for religious rites) :: altare {m}
altar boy {n} (A boy serving as an acolyte) :: chierichetto {m}, ministrante {m}, abatino {m}
altar card {n} (one of a set of three richly-ornamented cards, placed on the altar during a Tridentine mass, containing the texts of prayers) :: cartagloria {f}
alter {v} /ˈɔːl.tə/ (to change the form or structure of) :: cambiare
alteration {n} /ɔl.tɚˈeɪ.ʃən/ (the state of being altered) :: alterazione
alterative {adj} /ˈɔl.tɚˌaɪ.tɪv/ (causing alteration) :: alterativo
altercation {n} /ɔl.tɚˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (dispute) :: alterco {m}, disputa {f}, discussione {f}, diverbio {m}, litigio {m}, diatriba {f}
alternate {adj} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nət/ (being or succeeding by turns) :: alterno, alternato
alternately {adv} /ˈɔl.tɚ.nə (succeding by turns) :: alternatamente
alternating {adj} (such that it alternates) :: alternato, alternante
alternation {n} (ablaut) SEE: ablaut ::
alternative {adj} /ˌɒlˈtɜːnətɪv/ (Relating to a choice) :: alternativo {m}
alternative {adj} (other) :: alternativo {m}
alternative {n} (a situation which allows a choice between two or more possibilities) :: alternativa {f}
alternative {n} (one of several things which can be chosen) :: alternativa {f}
alternative fact {n} (politically expedient assertion) :: fatto alternativo {m}
alternatively {adv} (in an alternative way) :: in alternativa
although {conj} /ɔlˈðoʊ/ (in spite of the fact that) :: sebbene, benché (both always followed by the subjunctive)
altimeter {n} (an apparatus for measuring altitude) :: altimetro {m}
altimetric {adj} (pertaining to altimetry) :: altimetrico
altimetry {n} (the science of measuring altitude) :: altimetria {f}
altitude {n} /ˈælt.ɪˌtuːd/ (absolute height) :: altitudine {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured upwards) :: altezza {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured perpendicularly from a figure's vertex to the opposite side of the vertex) :: altezza {f}
altitude {n} (distance measured angularly of a heavenly body) :: altezza {f}
alto {n} /ˈæl.toʊ/ (person or instrument) :: contralto {m}
altocumulus {n} (cloud) :: altocumulo {m}
altogether {adv} /ɔl.tuˈɡɛð.ɚ/ (without exception; wholly; completely) :: del tutto
altogether {adv} (on the whole; everything considered) :: nel complesso
altostratus {n} (cloud type) :: altostrato {m}
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests) :: altruismo {m}
altruistic {adj} /ˌæl.tɹuˈɪs.tɪk/ (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish) :: altruista {m} {f}, altruistico {m}
altruistically {adv} (in an altruistic manner) :: altruisticamente
aludel {n} /ˈæl.jʊ.dɛl/ (pear-shaped pot with an opening at each end) :: aludella {f}
alum {n} /ˈæl.əm/ (chemistry: double sulfate) :: allume {m}
aluminate {n} (compound containing aluminium and oxygen) :: alluminato {m}
aluminic {adj} (of, relating to or containing aluminium) :: alluminico
aluminic acid {n} (Al(OH)3) SEE: aluminium hydroxide ::
aluminiferous {adj} (containing aluminium) :: alluminifero
aluminite {n} (a hydrous aluminium sulfate mineral) :: aluminite {f}
aluminium {n} /ˌæl.(j)uˈmɪn.i.əm/ (silvery metal) :: alluminio {m}
aluminium chloride {n} (AlCl3) :: cloruro di alluminio {m}
aluminium hydroxide {n} (the compound aluminium hydroxide: Al(OH)3) :: idrossido di alluminio {m}
aluminothermy {n} (the production of a metal from its oxide by heating it with aluminium) :: alluminotermia {f}
aluminous {adj} (of or pertaining to alumina or alum) :: alluminoso
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium ::
alunite {n} (mineral) :: alunite {f}
alveolar {adj} /æl.ˈvi.ə.lɚ/ (of or relating to the alvelous) :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (relating to the jaw ridge) :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (relating to the alveoli) :: alveolare {m}
alveolar {adj} (formed with the tongue touching or approaching the ridge behind the upper teeth) :: alveolare {m}
alveolar ridge {n} (ridge that forms the borders of the maxilla and the mandible) :: cresta alveolare {f}
alveolation {n} (eroded structure) :: alveolatura {f}
alveolization {n} (the process or result of becoming alveolate) :: alveolizzazione
always {adv} /ˈɔl.weɪz/ (at all times) :: sempre
always {adv} (constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals) :: sempre
alysoid {n} :: alisoide {f}
alyssum {n} (any of several plants, of the genus Alyssum) :: alisso {m}
Alzheimer's disease {n} /ˈɑːltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/ (mental disorder from brain tissue changes) :: morbo di Alzheimer {m}, Alzheimer {m}
a.m. {adv} (before noon) :: di mattina
Amadeus {prop} (male given name) :: Amedeo {m}
A major {n} (major key) :: la maggiore
amalgam {n} /əˈmæl.ɡəm/ (alloy) :: amalgama {m}
Amanda {prop} /əˈmændə/ (female given name) :: Amanda
a man is known by the company he keeps {proverb} (people are similar in character to their friends) :: dimmi con chi vai e ti dirò chi sei
amanita {n} /ˌæməˈnaɪtə/ (mushroom of the genus Amanita) :: amanita {f}
amanuensis {n} /əˌmænjuˈɛnsɪs/ (one employed to take dictation) :: amanuense {m} {f}
amaranth {n} /ˈæməɹænθ/ (herb of the genus Amaranthus) :: amaranto {m}
amaranth {n} (purplish-red colour) :: amaranto {m}
amaretto {n} (a sweet almond-flavoured liqueur) :: amaretto {m}
Amarone {n} /ˌɑməˈɹoʊneɪ/ (strong Italian dry red wine) :: amarone {m}
amaryllis {n} /ˌæməˈɹɪlɪs/ (Amaryllis belladonna) :: amarillide {f}
amateur {n} /ˈæ.mə.tɚ/ (person attached to a pursuit without pursuing it professionally) :: dilettante {m}, appassionato {m}, amateur {m}, amatore {m}, hobbista {m}
amateur {n} (someone unqualified) :: principiante {m}, novellino {m}, inesperto {m}
amateur {n} :: dilettante, non professionista
amatorially {adv} (in an amatory manner) :: amatorialmente
amatory {adj} /ˈa.mə.tə.ɹi/ (of or relating to love, especially sexual love) :: amatorio
amaxophobia {n} (fear of riding in a vehicle) :: amaxofobia {f}
amazing {adj} (very good) SEE: good ::
amazing {adj} /əˈmeɪzɪŋ/ (causing wonder and amazement) :: meraviglioso, sorprendente, sbalorditivo
amazingly {adv} (wonderfully) :: straordinariamente, incredibilmente
amazingly {adv} (difficult to believe) :: incredibilmente
amazingly {adv} (to a wonder-inspiring extent) :: sorprendentemente
amazon {n} /ˈæ.məˌzɑ.ːn/ (tall, strong, athletic woman) :: amazzone {f}
Amazon {n} /ˈæm.əˌzɑn/ (Mythological female warrior) :: amazzone
Amazon {prop} (river) :: Rio delle Amazzoni {m}, Amazzoni {f-p}
Amazonian antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus amazonicus) :: averla formichiera dell'Amazzonia
amazonite {n} /ˈæməzəˌnaɪt/ (gem) :: amazzonite {f}
amazonstone {n} (amazonite) SEE: amazonite ::
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba ::
ambages {n} (indirect or roundabout ways of talking) SEE: circumlocution ::
Ambarvalia {n} :: ambarvali {m}
ambassador {n} /æmˈbæs.ə.dɚ/ (minister) :: ambasciatore {m}, ambasciatrice {f}
ambassador {n} (representative) :: ambasciatore {m}
ambassadress {n} (female ambassador) :: ambasciatrice {f}
amber {n} /ˈæm.bɚ/ (fossil resin) :: ambra {f}
amber {n} (colour) :: ambra {f}
amber {n} (traffic light colour) :: giallo
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour) :: ambrato
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris ::
Amber {prop} /ˈæm.bɚ/ (female given name) :: Ambra
ambergris {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.ɡɹɪs/ (waxy substance produced by sperm whales) :: ambra grigia {f}
amberjack {n} /ˈæm.bɚ.dʒæk/ :: Seriola
ambidextrous {adj} /æˈdɛk.stɹəs/ (having equal ability in both hands) :: ambidestro
ambient {adj} /ˈæm.biː.ənt/ ((music) evoking or creating an atmosphere) :: ambientale
ambient {n} (Type of modern music) :: ambient {m}
ambigram {n} (design that reads as the same word or phrase in two different orientations) :: ambigramma {m}
ambiguate {v} (to make more ambiguous) :: ambiguare
ambiguity {n} /æmbɪˈɡjuːɪti/ (something liable to more than one interpretation) :: ambiguità {f}
ambiguous {adj} /æmˈbɪɡjuəs/ (open to multiple interpretations) :: ambiguo {m}
ambiguously {adv} (in an ambiguous manner) :: ambiguamente
ambit {n} /ˈæmbɪt/ (sphere or area of control and influence of something) :: ambito {m}
ambit {n} (circuit, or a boundary around a property) :: ambito {m}
ambition {n} /æmˈbɪ.ʃən/ (personal quality) :: ambizione
ambition {n} :: ambizione {f}
ambitious {adj} /æmˈbɪʃ.əs/ (possessing, or controlled by, ambition) :: ambizioso
ambitiously {adv} (in an ambitious manner) :: ambiziosamente
ambivalent {adj} /æmˈbɪv.ə.lənt/ (experiencing or expressing opposing feelings) :: ambivalente {m} {f}
amble {n} /ˈæm.bəl/ (an unhurried leisurely walk or stroll) :: passeggiare, deambulare
amble {n} (an easy gait, especially that of a horse) :: ambio {m}, ambiadura {f}
amble {v} (of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other) :: ambiare
ambo {n} /ˈæm.bəʊ/ (raised platform) :: ambone
Ambrose {prop} /ˈæmbɹoʊz/ (male given name) :: Ambrogio
ambrosia {n} /æmˈbɹoʊʒə/ (food of gods or delicious foods) :: ambrosia
ambrosin {n} (early coin of the Duchy of Milan, bearing the effigy of St. Ambrose) :: ambrogino {m}, ambrosino {m}
ambulance {n} /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/ (emergency vehicle) :: ambulanza {f}
ambulatory {n} /ˈam.bjə.ləˌtɔ.ɹi/ (round walkway encircling the altar) :: deambulatorio {m}, ambulacro {m}
ambulophobia {n} (fear of walking or standing) :: ambulofobia {f}
ambush {n} /ˈæm.bʊʃ/ (attack) :: imboscata {f}
ambush {n} :: imboscata {f}
ameliorate {v} /əˈmiːli.əɹeɪt/ (to make better) :: migliorare
ameloblastoma {n} (rare benign tumour of the upper or lower jaw) :: ameloblastoma {m}
amen {adv} /eɪˈmɛn/ (so be it) :: amen, così sia
amen {adv} (truly, verily) :: amen
amend {v} /əˈmɛnd/ (to make a formal alteration) :: emendare
amend {v} :: correggere
amendment {n} /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/ (correction or addition to a law) :: emendamento {m}
amendment {n} (that which is added) :: aggiunta {f}
amenity {n} /əˈmiːnəti/ (pleasantness) :: amenità
amenity {n} (convenience) SEE: convenience ::
amenorrhoea {n} /əˌmɛnəˈɹiːə/ (lack of a menstrual period) :: amenorrea
amentia {n} /eɪˈmɛnʃə/ (the state of being mentally handicapped) :: amenza {f}
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish ::
amerce {v} (to impose a fine on) SEE: fine ::
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America ::
America {prop} (Americas) SEE: Americas ::
American {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkən/ (inhabitant of the Americas) :: americano
American {n} (person born in, or a citizen of, the U.S.) :: americano {m}, americana {f}, statunitense {m} {f},
American {prop} (American English, see also: American English) :: inglese americano {m}
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas) :: americano
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture) :: americano, (more precisely) statunitense
American {adj} (of or pertaining to a native or citizen of the U.S.) :: statunitense
American badger {n} (Taxidea taxus) :: tasso argentato {m}
American beaver {n} (American beaver) :: castoro americano {m}
American bison {n} /əˈmɛɹɪkən ˈbaɪ̯sən/ (mammal) :: bisonte americano
American bittern {n} (Botaurus lentiginosus) :: tarabuso americano {m}
American black bear {n} (Ursus americanus) :: orso nero {m}, baribal {m}, orso nero americano {m}
American black vulture {n} (black vulture) SEE: black vulture ::
American Civil War {prop} (civil war in the United States (1861-1865)) :: guerra di secessione americana {f}, guerra civile americana {f}
American Dream {n} (determination) :: sogno americano {m}
American Dream {n} (philosophy) :: sogno americano {m}
American football {n} (American football) :: football americano {m}
American Indian {n} (a member of some indigenous peoples of the Americas) SEE: Indian ::
Americanistic {adj} (relating to American studies) :: americanistico
Americanize {v} (to make American) :: americanizzare
American kestrel {n} (species) :: gheppio americano
American mink {n} (Mustela vison) :: visone americano {m}
American pokeweed {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed ::
American Samoa {prop} /əˈmɛɹ.ɪ.kən səˈmoʊ.ə/ (US overseas territory in Oceania) :: Samoa americane
American studies {n} (an interdisciplinary field dealing with the study of the Americas, with a historical emphasis upon the United States) :: americanistica {f}
American sweetgum {n} (deciduous tree) :: storace americano
Americas {prop} /əˈmɛɹɪkəz/ (North and South America) :: America {f}, le Americhe {f-p} [rare, dated]
americium {n} /ˌæməˈɹɪsiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number 95) :: americio {m}
Amerindian {n} (an American Indian) SEE: Indian ::
amethyst {n} /ˈæm.ə.θɪst/ (gem) :: ametista {f}
ametrine {n} (variety of quartz with zones of purple and yellow or orange) :: ametrino {m}, bolivianite {f}, trystine {f}
ametropia {n} (any of several disorders of the eye resulting from faulty refractive ability) :: ametropia {f}
ametropic {adj} (relating to or suffering from ametropia) :: ametrope
Amharic {prop} /æmˈhæɹɪk/ (language) :: amarico
amiable {adj} /ˈeɪ.mi.ə.bəl/ (friendly as an amiable temper or mood) :: amabile, affabile
amiable {adj} (possessing sweetness of disposition) :: amabile, affettuoso
amiably {adv} (in an amiable manner) :: amabilmente
amicable number {n} (number theory) :: numero amicabile {m}
amicably {adv} (friendly, in an amicable manner) :: amichevolmente
amice {n} (hood, or cape with a hood, formerly worn by the clergy) :: amitto {m}
amicrobial {adj} :: amicrobico
amicrobic {adj} :: amicrobico
amid {prep} /əˈmɪd/ (surrounded by) :: in mezzo a, tra, fra
amidating {adj} :: amidante
amide {n} /ˈeɪ.maɪd/ (organic chemistry: derivative of an oxoacid) :: ammide {f}
amide {n} (ionic derivative of ammonia) :: ammoniuro {m}
amidst {prep} /aˈmɪdst/ (in the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among) :: in mezzo
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend ::
amine {n} /ˈæ.miːn/ (inorganic chemistry: functional group formally derived from ammonia) :: ammina {f}
amine {n} (organic compound containing an amine functional group) :: ammina {f}
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid) :: amminoacido {m}
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids) :: amminoacido {m}
aminoacidic {adj} (pertaining to amino acids) :: amminoacidico
aminobenzoate {n} (any salt or ester of aminobenzoic acid) :: aminobenzoato {m}
aminogram {n} :: aminogramma {m}
aminophenol {n} :: amminofenolo {m}
aminopropanal {n} (any amino derivative of propanal) :: amminopropanale {m}
A-minor {n} (minor key with A as its tonic) :: la minore {m}
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong ::
amiss {adj} /əˈmɪs/ (wrong (postpositive)) :: sbagliato, erroneo, improprio
a miss is as good as a mile {proverb} (failure remains a failure) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
a mite {adv} (to a small extent) SEE: a little ::
amitotic {adj} (pertaining to amitosis) :: amitotico
amity {n} /ˈæ.mɪ.ti/ (friendship) :: amicizia {f}
am I under arrest {phrase} (am I under arrest?) :: sono arrestato?
Amman {prop} /ɑːˈmɑːn/ (the capital of Jordan) :: Amman {m}
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current) :: amperometro {m}
ammolite {n} (gemstone) :: ammolite {f}, ammonite {f}
ammonal {n} /ˈa.mə.nal/ (explosive) :: ammonal {m}
ammonia {n} /əˈmoʊn.jə/ (the compound NH3) :: ammoniaca {f}
ammoniacal {adj} /aməˈnʌɪəkəl/ (pertaining to or containing ammonia) :: ammonico
ammonite {n} (cephalopod) :: ammonite {m}
ammonitic {adj} (relating to, or containing, ammonites) :: ammonitico
ammonium {n} /əˈmoʊni.əm/ (univalent NH4+ cation) :: ammonio {m}
ammunition {n} /ˌæmjuˈnɪʃən/ (articles used in charging firearms) :: munizioni
ammunition {n} (any stock of missiles) :: arsenale {m}
amnesty {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.sti/ (act of the sovereign power) :: amnistia {f}
amnesty {v} (to grant a pardon (to a group)) :: amnistiare
amnicolist {n} /æmˈnɪkəlɪst/ :: rivierasco {m}
amniocyte {n} (any fetal cell floating freely in the amniotic fluid) :: amniocito {m}
amnion {n} /ˈæm.nɪ.ɑːn/ (a fetal membrane of reptiles, birds, and mammals, see also: amniotic sac) :: amnio {m}
amniotic {adj} /æmniˈɑːtɪk/ (pertaining to the amnion) :: amniotico
amniotic fluid {n} (fluid that surrounds a developing embryo or fetus) :: acque {f-p}
amniotic sac {n} (sac in which foetus develops, see also: amnion) :: amnios
amoeba {n} /əˈmiːbə/ (member of a genus of unicellular protozoa) :: amoeba {f}
amoebic {adj} /əˈmiːbɪk/ (relating to an amoeba) :: amebico
amok {adv} /əˈmɒk/ (in a frenzy of violence, or on a killing spree; berserk) :: all'impazzata
among {prep} /əˈmʌŋ/ (mingling or intermixing) :: tra, fra, in mezzo a
among other things {adv} (inter alia) SEE: inter alia ::
Amorgos {prop} (an island in Greece) :: Amorgo {f}
amorous {adj} /ˈæ.mɹəs/ (inclined to love) :: amoroso {m}, amorosa {f}
amorously {adv} /ˈæ.mə.ɹə (in an amorous manner) :: amorevolmente
amorphous {adj} /əˈmɔɹfəs/ (lacking a definite form or clear shape) :: amorfo
amorphous {adj} (being without definite character or nature) :: amorfo
amorphous {adj} (physics: in the non-crystalline state of solid) :: amorfo
Amos {prop} /ˈeɪ.məs/ (figure mentioned in the Old Testament) :: Amos {m}
Amos {prop} (book of the Old Testament) :: Amos {m}
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number ::
amount {n} /əˈmaʊnt/ (total or sum of items) :: ammontare {m}
amount {n} (quantity or volume) :: quantità
amount {v} (to total or evaluate) :: ammontare
ampelography {n} (science of grapevine cultivars) :: ampelografia {f}
ampelology {n} (study of the cultivation and production of vines) :: ampelologia {f}
ampelotherapy {n} :: ampeloterapia {f}
amperage {n} (electric current) SEE: current ::
ampere {n} /ˈæmˌpɪər/ (unit of electrical current) :: ampere {m}
ampere-hour {n} (unit of electric charge) :: amperora {m}
ampersand {n} /ˈæm.pə(ɹ).sænd/ (the symbol &) :: e commerciale {f}, ampersand
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
amphetamine {n} /æmˈfɛtəmin/ (amphetamine) :: anfetamina {f}, amfetamina {f}, anfetammina {f}
amphi- {prefix} (both) :: anfi-
amphibian {n} /æmˈfɪbɪən/ (vertebrate) :: anfibio {m}
amphibiotic {adj} (describing insects that initially live in water but live on land as adults) :: anfibiotico
amphibious {adj} /æmˈfɪbi.əs/ (capable of functioning on land or in water) :: anfibio
amphibious {adj} :: anfibio
amphibole {n} (Any of a large group of similar hydrated double silicate minerals) :: anfibolo {m}
amphictyon {n} (deputee from the confederated states of Ancient Greece) :: anfizione {m}
amphictyony {n} (religious cooperation among ancient Greek city-states) :: anfizionia {f}
amphigonic {adj} (amphigonic) :: anfigonico
amphigony {n} (amphigony) :: anfigonia {f}
amphimixis {n} (sexual reproduction) :: anfimissi {m}
amphipathic {adj} /ˌam.fɪˈpaθ.ɪk/ (of a molecule: having both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups) :: anfipatico
amphiprotic {adj} (able to donate and accept a proton) :: anfiprotico
amphisbaena {n} /æmfɪsˈbiːnə/ (mythical serpent having a head at each end of its body) :: anfesibena {f}
amphistomatic {adj} (Having stomata on both sides) :: anfistomatico
amphitheatre {n} /ˈæmfɪˌθiːətə/ (an open, outdoor theatre) :: anfiteatro {m}
Amphitrite {prop} /ˌæm.fɪˈtɹaɪ.ti/ (Greek goddess) :: Anfitrite {f}
amphocholeretic {adj} :: amfocoleretico
ampholyte {n} (amphoteric electrolyte) :: anfolito {m}
amphora {n} /ˈæm.fə.ɹə/ (type of jar) :: anfora {f}
amphoteric {adj} (having the characteristics of both an acid and a base) :: anfotero
amphotericin {n} (drug) :: amfotericina {f}
ample {adj} /ˈæm.pəl/ (large; great in size) :: ampio
ample {adj} (fully sufficient; abundant) :: abbondante
amplexicaul {adj} (having lobes that completely surround the stem) :: amplessicaule
amplification {n} /ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (in genetics) :: amplificazione {f}
amplifier {n} /ˈæm.plə.faɪ.əɹ/ (appliance or circuit) :: amplificatore {m}
amplify {v} /ˈæmp.lɪ.faɪ/ (render larger etc.) :: ingrandire, amplificare
amplify {v} (increase amplitude) :: amplificare
amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information) :: modulazione di ampiezza {f}
amply {adv} /ˈæ (in an ample manner) :: ampiamente
ampoule {n} /ˈæm.puːl/ (small glass vial hermetically sealed) :: ampolla {f}
amputate {v} /ˈæmpjʊteɪt/ (To surgically remove a body part) :: amputare
amputation {n} (surgical removal of a limb) :: amputazione {f}
amputee {n} (person who has had one or more limbs removed) :: mutilato {m}, mutilata {f}
Amsterdam {prop} /ˌæmstəˈdæm/ (capital of the Netherlands) :: Amsterdam {f}
amulet {n} /ˈæm.jə.lɪt/ (protective charm) :: amuleto {m}
Amun {prop} (Egyptian wind deity) :: Amon {m}, Ammone {m}
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China) :: Amur
amurca {n} (sediment in olive oil) :: morchia {f}, acqua di vegetazione {f}
amuse {v} /əˈmjuːz/ (to entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner) :: svagare
amusedly {adv} /əˈmjuːz.ə (in an amused manner) :: divertito
amusement {n} /əˈmjuzmənt/ (entertainment) :: divertimento {m}
amusement {n} (an activity that is entertaining or amusing) :: intrattenimento {m}, festeggiamento {m}
amusement park {n} (commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions) :: luna park {m}
amusing {adj} /əˈmjuːzɪŋ/ (entertaining) :: divertente, esilarante, ilare
amyelia {n} :: amielia {f}
amygdaloid {adj} (shaped like an almond) :: amigdaloide
amyl {n} /ˈæ.mɪl/ (pentyl) :: amile {m}
amyl {adj} (of or pertaining to starch) :: amile
amylaceous {adj} (pertaining to, or of the nature of, starch) :: amilaceo
amyl alcohol {n} (any of the isomers of pentanol) :: alcol amilico {m}
amylase {n} /ˈæmɪleɪs/ (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch) :: amilasi
amyloglucosidase {n} (a form of amylase used industrially to produce sugars from starches) :: amiloglucosidasi {f}
amylopectin {n} (insoluble form of starch) :: amilopectina {f}
amylopsin {n} (pancreatic form of amylase) :: amilopsina {f}
amylose {n} (soluble form of starch) :: amilosio {m}
amylum {n} (amylum) SEE: starch ::
an {article} /æn/ (indefinite article) :: un, uno, una, un' [before a vowel]
an {conj} (if; so long as) :: se
an {prep} (in each; to or for each; per) :: al, allo, alla, all'
-an {suffix} (of or pertaining to) :: -ano {m}, -ana {f}
Anabaptism {n} /ænəˈbæptɪzm/ (doctrine of Anabaptists) :: anabattismo {m}
anabatic {adj} (of an air current: rising) :: anabatico
anabiosis {n} (state of suspended animation) :: anabiosi {f}
anabolic {adj} (relating to anabolism) :: anabolico
anabolism {n} /ə.ˈnæ.bə.ˌlɪ.zəm/ (the constructive metabolism of the body) :: anabolismo
anachronically {adv} (anachronistically) SEE: anachronistically ::
anachronistic {adj} /əˌnæk.ɹəˈnɪs.tɪk/ (erroneous in date) :: anacronistico
anachronistically {adv} /əˌnækɹəˈnɪstɪkli/ (in an anachronistic manner) :: anacronisticamente
anaclasis {n} (the substitution of a long for a short syllable (or vice versa)) :: anaclasi {f}
anaclasis {n} (reflection or refraction of light or sound) :: anaclasi {f}
anaclasis {n} (medicine: the forced bending of a joint) :: anaclasi {f}
anaclastic {adj} (produced by the refraction of light) :: anaclastico
anaclitic {adj} /ænəˈklɪtɪk/ (emotionally dependent) :: anaclitico
anacoenosis {n} :: anacenosi {f}
anacoluthia {n} (syntactic construction) :: anacoluto {m}
anacoluthon {n} /ænəkəˈluːθɒn/ (intentional rhetorical structure) :: anacoluto {m}
anaconda {n} /ˌænəˈkɒndə/ (any of various large nonvenomous snake of the genus Eunectes) :: anaconda {f}
anacrusic {adj} (anacrusic) :: anacrusico
anacrusis {n} /anəˈkɹuːsɪs/ ((prosody) an unstressed syllable at the start of a verse) :: anacrusi {f}
anacrusis {n} ((music) an unstressed note (or notes) before the first strong beat of a phrase) :: anacrusi {f}
anacyclic {adj} (palindromic) :: anaciclico
anadiplosis {n} (a rhetorical device) :: anadiplosi {f}
anadromous {adj} /əˈnæd.ɹə.məs/ (of migratory fish) :: anadromo
anadromous {adj} (of a fern) :: anadromo, anadroma
anaerobically {adv} (In an anaerobic manner) :: anaerobicamente
anaglyptics {n} (art of carving or embossing in low relief) :: anaglittica {f}
anagram {n} /ˈæ.nə.ɡɹæm/ (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase) :: anagramma {m}
anal {adj} /ˈeɪ.nəl/ (of, related to, intended for or involving the anus) :: anale
anal {adj} (of the stage in psychosexual development) :: anale
analepsis {n} (form of flashback) :: analessi {f}
analeptic {adj} /ˌænəˈlɛptɪk/ (that restores or stimulates health) :: analettico
analeptic {n} (restorative or stimulative medication) :: analettico {m}
analgesia {n} /ˌæn.əlˈd͡ʒiː.zi.ə/ (absence of the sense of pain) :: analgesia {f}
analgesic {n} /ˌæn.l̩ˈdʒiː.zɪk/ (medicine that reduces pain) :: analgesico {m}, lenitivo {m}
analgesic {adj} (of or relating to analgesia) :: analgesico
anally {adv} (Involving the anus) :: analmente
analog {adj} /ˈæ.nə.lɔɡ/ (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity) :: analogico
analog {n} (structural derivative) :: analogo
analog clock {n} (clock that displays the time using hands) :: orologio analogico
analogic {adj} (analogical) SEE: analogical ::
analogical {adj} :: analogico
analogically {adv} (in an analogical manner) :: analogicamente
analogous {adj} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/ (having analogy; corresponding to something else) :: analogo
analogously {adv} /əˈnæl.ə.ɡə (in an analogous manner) :: analogamente
analogue {n} (analog) SEE: analog ::
analogy {n} /əˈnæləd͡ʒi/ (relationship of resemblance or equivalence) :: analogia {f}, somiglianza {f}, equivalenza {f}
analphabet {n} /ænˈælfəbɛt/ (person who does not know the letters of the alphabet, see also: illiterate) :: analfabeta {m} {f}
analphabetism {n} (analphabetism) :: analfabetismo {m}
anal sex {n} (sex involving the anus) :: sesso anale {m}
anal sphincter {n} (sphincter surrounding the anus) :: sfintere anale {m}
analysis {n} /əˈnælɪsɪs/ (decomposition into components in order to study) :: analisi {f}
analysis {n} (in mathematics) :: analisi
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process) :: analisi
analyst {n} (person who analyses) :: analista {m} {f}
analyst {n} (psychoanalysis practitioner) :: analista {m}, {f}, psicanalista {m} {f}
analytic {adj} /ˌænəˈlɪtɪk/ (relating to analysis) :: analitico
analytic {adj} (able to analyze) :: analitico
analytical {adj} (analytic) SEE: analytic ::
analytically {adv} /æn.əˈlɪt.ɪk.ə (in an analytical manner) :: analiticamente
analytic continuation {n} (practice of extending such functions) :: prolungamento analitico {m}
analytic continuation {n} (extension of an analytic function) :: prolungamento analitico {m}
analytic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics) :: geometria analitica {f}
analyze {v} /ˈæn.ə.laɪz/ (to subject to analysis) :: analizzare
anamnesis {n} /ˌænæmˈniːsɪs/ (recollection) :: anamnesi
anamorphosis {n} (distorted image that may be viewed correctly from a specific angle or with a specific mirror) :: anamorfosi {f}
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple ::
anapestic {adj} /ˌæ.nə.ˈpiː.stɪk/ (of, or relating to, or composed of anapests) :: anapestico
anaphase {n} /ˈænəˌfeɪz/ (stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate) :: anafase {f}
anaphora {n} /ænəˈfɔɹə/ (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis) :: anafora {f}
anaphora {n} (linguistics: expression that refers to another expression) :: anafora {f}
anaphoresis {n} (movement of electrically charged particles) :: anaforesi {f}
anaphoresis {n} (reduction in the activity of the sweat glands) :: anaforesi {f}
anaphorically {adv} (in an anaphoric manner) :: anaforicamente
anaphylaxis {n} (severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction to an allergen) :: anafilassi {f}
anaplasia {n} (reversion of differentiation in cells) :: anaplasia {f}
anaplasty {n} :: anaplastia {f}
an apple a day {n} (healthy eating and living) :: una mela al giorno
an apple a day keeps the doctor away {proverb} /əˈn‿æ.pəl‿ə ˈdeɪ ˈkips ðə ˈdɑk.tɚ əˈweɪ/ (apples are good for you) :: una mela al giorno toglie il medico di torno ; una mela al giorno leva il medico di torno
anapsid {n} (Reptile with a skull that has no openings near the temples) :: anapsido {m}
anarchically {adv} (anarchically) :: anarchicamente
anarchism {n} /ˈænəɹˌkɪzəm/ (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms) :: anarchismo {m}
anarcho-capitalism {n} (philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state and a self-regulating free market) :: anarcocapitalismo {m}
anarchy {n} /ˈæn.ɑɹ.ki/ (absence of any form of political authority or government) :: anarchia {f}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion) :: anarchia {f}
an arm and a leg {n} (exorbitant amount) :: occhio della testa
Anastasia {prop} /æn.ə.ˈsteɪ.ʒə/ (female given name) :: Anastasia {f}
Anastasius {prop} (male given name) :: Anastasio {m}
anastatic {adj} (of or pertaining to anastasis) :: anastatico
anastigmatic {adj} (free from astigmatism) :: anastigmatico
anastomosis {n} /ənæstəˈməʊsɪs/ (connection between two channels) :: anastomosi {f}
anastomosis {n} (connection between blood vessels) :: anastomosi {f}
anastomosis {n} (creation of a connection between blood vessels) :: anastomosi {f}
anastrophe {n} (switching in the syntactical order of words) :: anastrofe {f}
anastylosis {n} (reassembly of ruined monuments) :: anastilosi {f}
anatase {n} /ˈænəˌteɪs/ (mineral) :: anatasio {m}
anatexis {n} (metamorphism of plutonic rock into magma) :: anatessi {f}
anathema {n} /əˈnæθəmə/ (ban or curse) :: anatema {m}
anathematism {n} (formula of words) :: anatematismo {m}
Anatolius {prop} (male given name) :: Anatolio {m}
anatomic {adj} (anatomical) SEE: anatomical ::
anatomical {adj} /æ.nə.ˈtɑ.mɪ.kəl/ (Of or relating to anatomy or dissection) :: anatomico
anatomically {adv} (pertaining to anatomy) :: anatomicamente
anatomicopathological {adj} (anatomopathological) SEE: anatomopathological ::
anatomopathological {adj} :: anatomopatologico
anatomy {n} /əˈnætəmi/ (art of studying the different parts of any organized body) :: anatomia {f}
anatoxin {n} (toxoid) :: anatoxina {f}
anatoxin {n} (neurotoxin produced by cyanobacteria) :: anatoxina {f}
anatto {n} (coloring and flavoring) SEE: annatto ::
Anaxagoras {prop} (philosopher) :: Anassagora {m}
-ance {suffix} (a state) :: -anza {f}
ancestor {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɚ/ (one from whom a person is descended) :: antenato, ascendente, avo {m}, abiatico {m}, progenitore {m}
ancestral {adj} /ænˈsɛs.təɹ.əl/ (pertaining to ancestors) :: ancestrale {m} {f}, atavico, primordiale, avito
ancestry {n} /ˈæn.sɛs.tɹi/ (condition as to ancestors) :: ascendenza (it) {f}, stirpe
ancestry {n} (series of ancestors or progenitors) :: avi {m-p}, antenati {m-p}, progenitori {m-p}
Anchises {prop} /æŋˈkaɪ.siːz/ :: Anchise {m}
anchor {n} /ˈæŋ.kɚ/ (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom) :: ancora {f}, àncora {f}
anchor {n} (link target in a document) :: ancora {f}
anchor {n} :: ancoraggio {m}
anchor {v} (to hold an object to a fixed point) :: ancorare
anchorage {n} (place for anchoring) :: ancoraggio {m}
anchoretically {adv} :: anacoreticamente
anchorite {n} (one who lives in seclusion) :: anacoreta {m}, eremita {m}
anchorman {n} (TV host) :: anchorman {m}
anchorman {n} (runner) :: frazionista {m} {f}
anchovy {n} /ˈæn.tʃoʊ.vi/ (small saltwater fish) :: alice {f}, acciuga {f}
ancient {adj} /ˈeɪn.(t)ʃənt/ (having lasted from a remote period) :: antico
ancient {adj} (existent or occurring in time long past) :: antico
Ancient Greece {prop} (ancient civilization of the Mediterranean) :: Antica Grecia {f}
Ancient Greek {prop} (the Greek language of classical antiquity) :: greco antico {m}
ancient history {n} (period of history) :: storia antica {f}, antichità {f}
ancient history {n} (not worth discussing any more) :: acqua passata {f}
anciently {adv} (in the manner of very long ago) :: anticamente
Ancient Rome {prop} (civilization associated with Rome from the 9th century BC to the 5th century AD) :: Roma antica {f}, antica Roma {f}
ancillary {adj} /ˈænsəˌleɹiː/ (subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory) :: subordinato {m}, secondario {m}, ausiliare
ancillary {n} (person) :: domestico, servo
Ancona {n} (city, province) :: Ancona {f}
Ancus {prop} (male given name) :: Anco
and {conj} (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera) :: e, ed
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item) :: e, ed [before a vowel for euphony]
Andalusia {prop} /ˌændəˈluːsi.ə/ (autonomous community of Spain) :: Andalusia {f}
Andalusian {adj} (from or pertaining to Andalusia) :: andaluso
Andalusian {n} (someone from Andalusia) :: andaluso {m}, andalusa {f}
Andalusian {n} (dialect (or varieties) of Spanish spoken in Andalusia) :: andaluso {m}
andalusite {n} (mineral) :: andalusite {f}
andesite {n} (a class of fine-grained intermediate igneous rock) :: andesite {m}
and how {phrase} /ˈænd ˈhaʊ/ (strong confirmation of preceding) :: eccome!
andiron {n} (a utensil for supporting wood while burning) :: alare {m}
and/or {conj} (inclusive "or") :: e/o
Andorra {prop} /ænˈdɔɹ.ə/ (country) :: Andorra {f}
Andorran {n} /ænˈdɔːɹən/ (person from Andorra) :: andorrano {m}, andorrana {f}
Andorran {adj} (pertaining to Andorra) :: andorrano {m}, andorrana {f}
andradite {n} (nesosilicate mineral of the garnet group) :: andradite {f}
Andrew {prop} /ˈæn.dɹuː/ (the Apostle) :: Andrea
Andrew {prop} (male given name) :: Andrea
andro- {prefix} /ændɹoʊ-/ (human) :: andro-
andro- {prefix} (male) :: andro-
androcephalous {adj} (having a human head) :: androcefalo
Androcydes {prop} (Any of certain male figures of Ancient Greece) :: Androcide {m}
androgen {n} (androgen) :: androgeno
androgenic {adj} (androgenic) :: androgenico
androgenization {n} /ˌandɹədʒənʌɪˈzeɪʃn̩/ (the process of androgenizing) :: androgenizazione {f}
androgynophore {n} (stalk bearing both the androecium and the gynoecium of a flower) :: androginoforo {m}
androgynous {adj} /ænˈdɹɒd͡ʒ.ɪn.əs/ :: androgino
android {n} /ˈænˌdɹɔɪd/ (robot with human form) :: androide {m}
andrological {adj} (relating to andrology) :: andrologico
andrologist {n} (person who studies andrology) :: andrologo {m}, androloga {f}
andrology {n} (branch of medicine concerned with male diseases) :: andrologia {f}
Andromache {prop} /ænˈdɹɒməki/ (the wife of Hector) :: Andromaca
Andronicus {prop} (folklore character) :: Andronico {m}
andropause {n} (male equivalent of the menopause) :: andropausa {f}
Andros {prop} (island in Greece) :: Andro {f}
androsterone {n} (androgenic hormone) :: androsterone {m}
and so forth {phrase} (indicating a list continues similarly) :: eccetera, ecc., e così via
and so on {phrase} (indicating a list continues) SEE: and so forth ::
-ane {suffix} /eɪn/ (alkanes) :: -ano {m}
anecdote {n} /ˈæ.nɪk.doʊt/ (short account of an incident) :: aneddoto {m}
anechoic {adj} (anechoic) :: anecoico
anelace {n} /ˈæ.nəˌleɪs/ (medieval long dagger) :: cinquedea {f}
anemic {adj} /ʌˈni.mɪk/ (of or pertaining to anemia) :: anemico
anemo- {prefix} (forms words relating to wind) :: anemo-
anemograph {n} (anemometer that makes a graphical recording) :: anemografo {m}
anemometer {n} /ænɪˈmɑːmətɚ/ (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) :: anemometro {m}
anemometry {n} (measurement of the direction and velocity of the wind) :: anemometria {f}
anemone {n} /əˈnɛm.ə.ni/ (any plant of genus anemone) :: anemone {m}
anemonefish {n} (fish of the genus Amphiprion) SEE: clownfish ::
anemoscope {n} (an instrument that shows the direction of the wind) :: anemoscopio {m}
anemotropism {n} :: anemotropismo {m}
aneroid {adj} (not using or containing fluid) :: aneroide
aneroid {n} (aneroid barometer) SEE: aneroid barometer ::
aneroid barometer {n} (barometer that doesn’t use fluid) :: aneroide {m}, barometro aneroide {m}
anesthesia {n} (general anesthesia) SEE: general anesthesia ::
anesthetic {adj} /ˌænəsˈθɛtɪk/ (reducing pain sensitivity) :: anestetico
anestrus {n} (sexual respite in between breeding periods) :: anestro {m}
anethical {adj} :: anetico
aneurysm {n} /ˈan.jʊɹ.ɪz.əm/ (abnormal blood-filled swelling) :: aneurisma {m}
aneurysmatic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or causing aneurysms) :: aneurismatico
anew {adv} /əˈnu/ (again) :: di nuovo
a new broom sweeps clean {proverb} (new management will often make radical changes) :: scopa nuova scopa bene
angel {n} /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/ (messenger from a deity) :: angelo {m}
Angel {prop} (female given name) SEE: Angela ::
Angel {prop} (male given name) SEE: Angelo ::
Angela {prop} /ˈændʒələ/ (female given name) :: Angela {f}
angelfish {n} (marine fish) :: pesce angelo {m}
angel hair {n} (very thin type of pasta) :: capelli d'angelo {m-p}, capellini {m-p}
angelic {adj} /ænˈdʒɛlɪk/ (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel) :: angelico
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica) :: angelica {f}
Angelica {prop} (female given name) :: Angelica {f}
angelical {adj} (resembling, characteristic of, an angel) SEE: angelic ::
angelically {adv} /ænˈdʒɛlɪkli/ (in an angelic manner) :: angelicamente
Angelo {prop} /ˈæn.dʒə.loʊ/ (male given name) :: Angelo {m}
angel of death {n} (personification of death in fiction and in art) :: angelo della morte {m}
angelolatry {n} (worship of angels) :: angelolatria {f}
angels dancing on the head of a pin {n} (arcane intellectual speculation) :: il sesso degli angeli {m}
angel shark {n} (a member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks) :: squalo angelo
angel wings {n} (crisp pastry in the form of twisted ribbons dusted with sugar) :: [Tuscany] cenci {m-p}, [central Italy] frappe {f-p}, [Lombardy] chiacchiere {f-p}, [Piedmont] bugie {f-p}, [Venice] crostoli {m-p}, galani {m-p}, [Sardinia] meraviglie {f-p}
anger {n} /ˈæŋɡɚ/ (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something) :: ira {f}, rabbia {f}, collera {f}
Angevin {adj} (pertaining to Anjou) :: angioino
Angevin {n} (native of Anjou) :: angioino {m}
angina {n} (angina pectoris) SEE: angina pectoris ::
angina pectoris {n} /ˈændʒɪnə ˈpɛktəˌɹɪs/ (intermittent chest pain) :: angina pectoris {f}
angio- {prefix} (relating to blood vessels or lymph vessels) :: angio-
angiocarp {n} (angiocarpous fruit) :: angiocarpo {m}
angiogenesis {n} /andʒɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ (The formation and development of new blood vessels) :: angiogenesi
angiogenic {adj} (relating to angiogenesis) :: angiogenico
angiogram {n} (an X-ray image of the blood vessels) :: angiogramma {m}
angiograph {n} (angiograph) SEE: angiogram ::
angiography {n} (medical imaging technique) :: angiografia {f}
angiology {n} (branch of anatomy) :: angiologia {f}
angiopathy {n} (any disease of the blood vessels) :: angiopatia {f}
angioplastic {adj} :: angioplastico
angioplasty {n} /ˈæn.dʒi.əʊ.plæs.ti/ (widening of a blood vessel) :: angioplastica {f}
angioproliferation {n} :: angioproliferazione {f}
angiosperm {n} (member of plant group) :: angiosperma {f}
angiospermous {adj} (having seeds enclosed in pericarp) SEE: angiosperm ::
angiotensin {n} /ændʒɪəʊˈtɛnsɪn/ (polypeptides that narrow blood vessels) :: angiotensina {f}
angle {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡəl/ (geometrical figure) :: angolo {m}
angle {n} (measure of such a figure) :: angolo {m}
angle {n} (viewpoint) :: punto di vista {m}
Angle {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡəl/ (A member of the ancient Germanic tribe) :: Anglo {m}
angle bracket {n} (type of bracket) :: parentesi angolare {f}, parentesi angolata {f}
angle quote {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet ::
angler {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡlɚ/ (person who fishes with a hook and line) :: cannista {m}
angler {n} (angler fish) :: rana pescatrice {f}
anglerfish {n} /ˈæŋɡlɚˌfɪʃ/ (fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes) :: melanoceto {m}, diavolo nero {m}
Anglian {n} (Angle) SEE: Angle ::
Anglican {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡlɪ.kən/ (pertaining to the Church of England and related churches) :: anglicano
Anglican {n} (member of an Anglican church) :: anglicano {m}
Anglican Communion {prop} (worldwide network of churches) :: Comunione anglicana {f}
Anglicanism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Anglican Church) :: anglicanesimo {m}
anglicism {n} /ˈæŋɡləˌsɪzəm/ (word or other feature borrowed from English to another language) :: anglicismo {m}, anglismo {m}, inglesismo {m}
angling {n} (fishing with a rod, line and angle, for recreation or sport) :: pesca con la lenza {f}
Anglish {prop} /ˈænɡliʃ/ (variety of English) :: anglese
Anglo- {prefix} /ˈæŋ.ɡləʊ/ (prefix: relating to England, English, or the English) :: anglo-
Anglophilia {n} /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈfɪ.li.ə/ (the love of the country, culture or people of England) :: anglofilia {f}
Anglophobia {n} (hatred or fear of England or anything English) :: anglofobia {f}
Anglophone {adj} /ˈæŋɡləˌfəʊn/ (English-speaking) :: anglofono
Anglophone {n} (one who speaks English) :: Anglofono?, -ante, Inghil?
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English ::
ang moh {n} (white person) SEE: white ::
Angola {prop} /æŋˈɡoʊlə/ (country in Southern Africa) :: Angola {f}
Angolan {adj} /æŋˈɡoʊlən/ (of, from or pertaining to Angola or its people) :: angolano, angolese
Angolan {n} (person from Angola or of Angolan descent) :: angolano {m}, angolana {f}
angrily {adv} /ˈæŋ.ɡɹə.li/ (in an angry manner) :: irosamente, rabbiosamente, con rabbia
angry {adj} /ˈæŋ.ɡɹi/ (displaying anger) :: arrabbiato
angry {adj} (inflamed and painful) :: infiammato
angst {n} /æŋ(k)st/ (feeling of acute anxiety or apprehension) :: paturnie {f-p}
anguiform {adj} (serpentine) SEE: serpentine ::
Anguilla {prop} /æŋˈɡwɪlə/ (British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Anguilla
anguiped {adj} (having serpents in place of legs) :: anguipede
anguiped {n} (mythological creature that had serpents in place of legs) :: anguipede {m} {f}
anguish {n} /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (extreme pain) :: angoscia {f}, agonia {f}, calvario {m}, croce {f}, ambascia {f}
anguish {v} (suffer pain) :: angosciarsi
anguish {v} (cause to suffer pain) :: angosciare
angular {adj} (ungraceful) SEE: ungraceful ::
angular acceleration {n} (rate of change of angular velocity) :: accelerazione angolare {f}
angularity {n} (the property or characteristic of possessing angles) :: angolarità {f}, angolosità {f}, spigolosità {f}
angularly {adv} (in an angular manner) :: angolarmente
angular momentum {n} (angular momentum) :: momento angolare {m}
angular velocity {n} (angle turned in a given time) :: velocità angolare {f}
angusticlavia {n} (tunic) :: angusticlavio {m}
anhedonia {n} /ˌæn.hiˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (inability to feel pleasure) :: anedonia {f}
anhepatia {n} :: anepatia {f}
anhidrosis {n} (reduced ability or inability to sweat) :: anidrosi {f}
anhydrous {adj} (having no water) :: anidro
anhygroscopic {adj} (not hygroscopic) :: anigroscopico
aniline {n} (the simplest aromatic amine) :: anilina {f}
anilingus {n} /ˌeɪnɪˈlɪŋɡəs/ (form of oral sex) :: anilingus
animadversion {n} /ˌænɪmædˈvɝːʒən / (criticism, a critical remark) :: animavversione
animal {adj} /ˈænɪməl/ (of animals) :: animale
animal {adj} (unhindered by social codes) :: animale
animal {adj} (of soul) :: animale
animal {n} (organism) :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal {n} (organism other than man) :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal {n} (person who behaves wildly) :: animale {m}, bestia {f}
animal feed {n} (material prepared as feed for domestic or farm animals) :: mangime
animal husbandry {n} (management and care of farm animals) :: allevamento {m}
animal magnetism {n} (magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings) :: mesmerismo
animal rights {n} (fundamental rights for animals) :: diritti animali {m-p}, diritti degli animali {m-p}
animal rights activist {n} :: animalista {m} {f}
animated cartoon {n} (any of several types of film/movie, the frames of which are drawn by hand) :: cartone animato {m}
animatedly {adv} /ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪdli/ (in an animated manner) :: animatamente
animation {n} /æn.əˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (The act of animating) :: ravvivamento, animazione, vivificazione
animation {n} (causing images to appear to move) :: animazione
animatronic {adj} (that works by animatronics) :: animatronico
anime {n} /ˈæn.ɪ.meɪ/ (an animated work originated in Japan) :: anime
animistic {adj} (of or pertaining to animism) :: animistico
animosity {n} /æn.əˈmɑs.ɪ.ti/ (violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike) :: picca {f}, ripicca {f}, acrimonia {f}
anion {n} /ˈæn.aɪ.ɑn/ (negatively charged ion) :: anione {m}
anionic {adj} (pertaining to an anion) :: anionico
anisaldehyde {n} :: anisaldeide {f}
anise {n} /æˈnis/ (plant) :: anice, anace {m}
anise {n} (fennel) SEE: fennel ::
aniseed {n} /ˈæ.nɪ.sid/ (the seed-like fruit of the anise) :: anice {m}
anisette {n} (alcoholic liqueur) :: anisetta {f}
anismus {n} (malfunction of the external anal sphincter) :: anismo {m}
anisogamy {n} /ænaɪˈsɒɡəmi/ (sexual reproduction involving the union or fusion of two dissimilar gametes) :: anisogamia {f}
anisotropy {n} (the property of being directionally dependent) :: anisotropia {f}
Anjou {prop} /ˈɒnʒuː/ (a former county of France) :: Angiò
Anjouan {adj} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin ::
Anjouan {n} (Angevin) SEE: Angevin ::
Ankara {prop} /ˈæŋ.kə.ɹə/ (capital of Turkey) :: Ankara {f}
ankerite {n} /ˈɑŋkɚˌaɪt/ (any of a group of mixed carbonate minerals) :: ankerite {f}
ankle {n} /ˈæŋ.kəl/ (joint between foot and leg) :: caviglia {f}
anklebone {n} /ˈaŋk(ə)lbəʊn/ (the talus) :: astragalo, talo
ankle bracelet {n} (anklet) SEE: anklet ::
anklet {n} (a bracelet at the ankle) :: cavigliera {f}
ankylosaurus {n} /ˌæŋkəloʊˈsɔːrəs/ (large herbivorous dinosaur of the Cretaceous) :: anchilosauro {m}
ankylose {v} (to cause bony structures to fuse or stiffen as a result of ankylosis) :: anchilosare
ankylosis {n} (the growing together of bones) :: anchilosi {f}
Ann {prop} /æn/ (female given name) :: Anna
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
Anna {prop} /ˈænə/ (biblical prophetess) :: Anna
annalist {n} (writer of annals) :: annalista {m} {f}
Annamite {n} (dated, Vietnamese language) :: annamitico {m}
Annamite {adj} (of or from Annam) :: annamitico
annatto {n} (dye) :: annatto {m}
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
annelid {n} (annelid) :: anellide {m}
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation ::
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something) :: annessione {f}
annihilate {v} /əˈnaɪə.leɪt/ (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate) :: annichilire, annientare
annihilation {n} /əˌnaɪ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ (act of reducing to nothing) :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilation {n} (state of being annihilated) :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilation {n} (process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy) :: annientamento {m}, annichilazione {f}, annichilimento {m}
annihilative {adj} (serving to annihilate) :: annichilativo
anniversary {n} /ˌænɪˈvɝs(ə)ɹi/ (day an exact number of years since an event) :: anniversario {m}
anno Domini {n} (in the year of our Lord) SEE: Anno Domini ::
Anno Domini {adv} (in the year of our Lord) :: Anno Domini; dopo Cristo (abbr. d.C.)
annotate {v} (to add annotation) :: annotare, commentare, chiosare, glossare
annotation {n} (information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases) :: annotazione
announcement {n} /əˈnaʊns.mɛnt/ (act) :: annuncio {m}
announcement {n} (that which conveys what is announced) :: annuncio {m}
announcement {n} (content) :: annuncio {m}
announcement {n} :: annuncio {m}
annoy {v} /əˈnɔɪ/ (to disturb or irritate) :: infastidirsi, infastidire, importunare, disturbare, irritare
annoy {v} (to do something to upset or anger someone) :: irritare, seccare, rompere
annoy {v} (to molest; to harm; to injure) :: molestare, nuocere
annoyance {n} /əˈnɔɪəns/ (that which annoys) :: seccatura {f}, scocciatura {f}, fastidio {m}
annoyance {n} (the psychological state of being annoyed or irritated) :: irritazione {f}, fastidio {m}
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious) :: fastidioso
annual {adj} /ˈæn.ju.əl/ (happening once a year) :: annuale
annually {adv} /ˈæn.ju.ə.li/ (once every year) :: annualmente
annuity {n} /əˈn(j)uɪti/ (right to receive amounts of money regularly) :: vitalizio {m}, appannaggio {m}, rendita {f}
annuity {n} (right to receive amounts of money regularly) :: annualità
annul {v} /əˈnʌl/ (formally revoke the validity of) :: annullare
annulus {n} (ring-shaped structure) :: anello {m}
annunciation {n} (act of annunciating) :: annunciazione {f}
Annunciation {prop} (Christianity) :: annunciazione {f}
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another ::
anode {n} /ˈæn.oʊd/ (the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs) :: anodo {m}
a nod is as good as a wink {proverb} (the hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining) :: a buon intenditor poche parole
anodize {v} (to coat the surface of a metal electrolytically with an oxide) :: anodizzare
anogenital {adj} (of or relating to the anus and genitals) :: anogenitale
anoint {v} /əˈnɔɪnt/ (to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance) :: ungere, impomatare
anoint {v} (to apply oil to or to pour oil upon) :: ungere, oleare, oliare
anointed {n} /ə.ˈnɔɪn.tɪd/ (a person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons) :: unto {m}
anointment {n} (act) :: unzione {f}
anole {n} /əˈnoʊ.li/ :: anolide {m}
anomalistic {adj} (irregular) SEE: irregular ::
anomalure {n} (rodent of the family Anomaluridae) :: scoiattolo volante africano {m}, anomaluro {m}
anomalurid {n} (member of Anomaluridae) :: anomaluri {m-p}
anomaly {n} /əˈnɑməli/ (deviation from norm) :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (something or someone that is strange or unusual) :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (science: any event, big or small, out of the ordinary) :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (dated: an irregularity or inconsistency) :: anomalia {f}
anomaly {n} (biological defect or malformation) :: anomalia {f}
anomeric {adj} :: anomerico
anomic {adj} /əˈnɒmɪk/ (socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated) :: anomico
anon {n} /əˈnɒn/ (anonymous person) :: anonimo
anonym {n} (anonymous person) :: anonimo {m}
anonym {n} (pseudonym) :: pseudonimo {m}
anonymity {n} /ænəˈnɪmɪti/ (the quality or state of being anonymous) :: anonimato {m}
anonymization {n} (act of making anonymous) :: anonimizzazione {f}
anonymize {v} (to render anonymous) :: anonimizzare
anonymous {adj} /əˈnɒnəməs/ (without any name (of responsible agent) acknowledged) :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (of unknown name; whose name is withheld) :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (lacking individuality) :: anonimo
anonymous {adj} (without consideration of prestige, title, rank or background) :: anonimo
anonymously {adv} /əˈnɒnəməsli/ (in an anonymous manner) :: anonimamente
anopisthograph {adj} (written on one side only) :: anopistografo
anorak {n} (heavy weatherproof jacket) :: giacca a vento
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa ::
anorexia {n} /ænəˈɹɛksi.ə/ (loss of appetite) :: anoressia {f}
anorexia nervosa {n} (disorder) :: anoressia {f}, anoressia nervosa {f}
anorthic {adj} (triclinic) SEE: triclinic ::
anorthite {n} (mineral) :: anortite {f}
anosmia {n} (inability to smell) :: anosmia {f}
anosmic {adj} /æˈnɒzmɪk/ (having anosmia) :: anosmico
anostosis {n} :: anostosi {f}
another {determiner} /əˈnʌ.ðɚ/ (one more, in addition to a former number) :: un altro , un'altra {f}; ancora un {m}, ancora uno {m}, ancora una {f}
another {determiner} (not the same; different) :: un altro , un'altra {f}
another {determiner} (any or some) :: un altro , un'altra {f}
anovulation {n} (lack of ovulation) :: anovulazione
anovulatory {adj} (characterized by a lack of ovulation) :: anovulatorio {m}
Anselm {prop} /ˈænˌsɛlm/ (male given name) :: Anselmo
answer {n} /ˈɑːn.sə/ (response) :: risposta {f}
answer {n} (document filed in response to a complaint) :: risposta {f}
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to) :: rispondere
answer {v} (to respond to a call) :: rispondere
answer {v} (to suit a need or purpose satisfactorily) :: rispondere
answer back {v} (to reply impertinently; to talk back) :: ribattere
answering machine {n} (device that automatically records voice mail) :: segreteria automatica {f}, risponditore {m}, segreteria telefonica {f}
answerphone {n} (answering machine) SEE: answering machine ::
answer to {v} (to be responsible to) :: rispondere
ant {n} /ænt/ (insect) :: formica {f}
antacid {n} (agent reducing acidity) :: antiacido {m}
antagonist {n} /ænˈtæɡənɪst/ (opponent) :: antagonista {m} {f}
antagonist {n} (one who antagonizes) :: oppositore {m}, avversario {m}, concorrente {m}
antagonist {n} (chemical) :: antagonista {m} {f}
antanaclasis {n} (the use of the same word or phrase, but with a different meaning each time) :: antanaclasi {f}
Antarctic {adj} /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪk/ (pertaining to Antarctica) :: antartico
Antarctica {prop} /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪkə/ (southernmost continent) :: Antartide
Antarctic Circle {prop} (geographical line) :: circolo polare antartico {m}
Antarctic Peninsula {prop} (the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica) :: Penisola Antartica {f}
Antares {prop} (star) :: Antares
ante- {prefix} /æntɪ/ (Prior to in time) :: ante-
ante- {prefix} (In front of in space) :: ante-
anteater {n} /ˈæntˌitɚ/ (mammal) :: formichiere {m}
antebellum {adj} (of a period of time prior to a war) :: anteguerra, prebellico
antebrachium {n} (forearm) SEE: forearm ::
antecedence {n} (act of preceding) :: antecedenza {f}, anteriorità {f}
antecedent {adj} /ˌantɪˈsiːdənt/ (earlier in time or order) :: antecedente
antecedent {n} (any thing that precedes another thing) :: antecedente {m}
antecedent {n} (ancestor) :: antenato {m}, progenitore {m}
antecedent {n} (word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun) :: antecedente {m}
antecedent {n} (conditional part of a hypothetical proposition) :: antecedente {m}
antechamber {n} /ˈæntiˌt͡ʃeɪmbɚ/ (small room) :: anticamera
antediluvian {adj} /ˌantɪdɪˈluːvɪən/ :: antidiluviano, antediluviano
antelope {n} /ˈæn.tə.loʊp/ (mammal of the family Bovidae) :: antilope {f}
antelope {n} (pronghorn) SEE: pronghorn ::
antelucan {adj} (before dawn) :: antelucano
antenatal {adj} (before birth) :: prenatale, antenatale
antenna {n} /ænˈtɛn.ə/ (feeler organ) :: antenna {f}
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial ::
antennule {n} (small antenna) :: antennula {f}
Antenor {prop} (a son of Aesyetes) :: Antenore {m}
anterior {adj} /ænˈtɪəriə(r)/ (before in place) :: anteriore
anterior {adj} (anatomy: nearer the forward end) :: anteriore
anterior auricular muscle {n} (muscle) :: muscolo auricolare anteriore {m}
anterior chamber {n} (space between cornea and iris) :: camera anteriore {f}
anteroom {n} (antechamber) SEE: antechamber ::
anthem {n} /ˈæn.θəm/ (national anthem) :: inno nazionale, inno {m}
anthem {n} (hymn of praise or loyalty) :: inno
anther {n} /ˈænθɚ/ (pollen-bearing part of the stamen) :: antera {f}
ant-hill {n} (anthill) SEE: anthill ::
anthill {n} /ˈænt.hɪl/ (home of ants and termites) :: formicaio {m}
anthocyanin {n} (any of many water-soluble red to violet plant pigments) :: antocianina {f}
anthological {adj} (pertaining to anthologies) :: antologico
anthologically {adv} (in the manner of an anthology) :: antologicamente
anthology {n} /ænˈθɑlədʒi/ (collection of literary works) :: antologia, florilegio
Anthony {prop} /ˈæn.tə.ni/ (given name) :: Antonio
anthophagous {adj} (that feeds on flowers) :: antofago
anthracene {n} (tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) :: antracene {m}
anthracite {n} /ˈænθɹəˌsaɪt/ (type of coal) :: antracite {f}
anthracosis {n} (pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of coal) :: antracosi {f}
anthraquinone {n} (tricyclic quinone) :: antrachinone {m}
anthrax {n} /ˈæn.θɹæks/ (disease) :: antrace {m}
anthropic {adj} /ænˈθɹɒp.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to mankind or humans) :: antropico
anthropization {n} (transformation or adaptation of the environment to meet the needs of humans) :: antropizzazione {f}
anthropize {v} (to adapt by human activity) :: antropizzare
anthropo- {prefix} (men; people) :: antropo-
anthropocentric {adj} (giving preference to humans) :: antropocentrico
anthropogenesis {n} (the origin of man) :: antropogenesi {f}
anthropogenic {adj} :: antropogenico, antropogeno
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological ::
anthropological {adj} /æn.θɹə.pə.ˈlɑdʒikəl/ (relating to anthropology) :: antropologico
anthropologically {adv} (in a manner which pertains to anthropology) :: antropologicamente
anthropologist {n} /ˌæn.θɹoʊˈpɑl.ə.d͡ʒɪst/ (one who is versed in anthropology) :: antropologo {m}
anthropology {n} /ˌænθɹəˈpɑːlədʒi/ (the study of humanity) :: antropologia {f}
anthropomancy {n} (divination by the interpretation of human sacrificial entrails) :: antropomanzia {f}
anthropometrism {n} :: antropometrismo {m}
anthropomorphism {n} (the attribution or ascription of human characteristics to something not human) :: antropomorfismo {m}
anthropomorphize {v} (attribute human qualities) :: antropomorfizzare
anthroponotic {adj} (relating to anthroponosis) :: antroponotico
anthropophagous {adj} (antropophagous) :: antropofago
anthropophagy {n} (the practice of eating human flesh) :: antropofagia {f}, cannibalismo {m}
anthropophyte {n} (plant introduced into a new habitat by humans) :: antropofito {m}
anthroposophic {adj} /ˌæŋθɹəˈpɑsəfɪk/ (of or pertaining to anthroposophy) :: antroposofico
anthroposophy {n} /ˌænθɹəˈpɑsəfi/ (a spiritual philosophy) :: antroposofia {f}
anthropotechnics {n} (study of the interaction between man and machines) :: antropotecnica {f}
-anthropy {suffix} (humanity; mankind) :: -antropia
anti- {prefix} /ænti/ (against, hostile to) :: anti-
antiabortion {adj} (opposed to the practice of abortion) :: antiaborto, antiabortista {m} {f}
antiabortionist {n} (one who is opposed to the practice and/or legality of abortion) :: antiabortista {m} {f}
antiacarian {adj} (that counters mites) :: antiacari
antiacid {n} (antacid) SEE: antacid ::
antiaggregant {adj} (that prevents the aggregation of platelets) :: antiaggregante
anti-American {adj} (opposing America) :: antiamericano
anti-Americanism {n} (the fear or dislike of the United States or American people, policies, culture or government) :: antiamericanismo {m}
antianaphylaxis {n} :: antianafilassi {f}
antiandrogen {n} (any substance that inhibits the release or biological effects of an androgen) :: antiandrogeno {m}
antiasthenic {adj} (that counters asthenia) :: antiastenico
antiatom {n} (atom made up of antiparticles) :: antiatomo {m}
antibacterial {adj} (killing or inhibiting bacteria) :: antibatterico
antibacterial {n} (antibacterial drug) :: antibatterico {m}
antibiogram {n} (laboratory procedure in which samples of a bacterium are treated with a variety of antibiotics) :: antibiogramma {f}
antibiotic {n} /ˌæn.taɪ.baɪˈɑ.tɪk/ (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria) :: antibiotico {m}
antibiotic {adj} (of or relating to antibiotics) :: antibiotico {m}
antiblue {adj} (one of the possible colours of an antiquark) :: antiblu
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen) :: anticorpo {m}
antibrachium {n} (antibrachium) SEE: forearm ::
antiburglar {adj} (countering burglars) SEE: antiburglary ::
antiburglary {adj} (countering burglary) :: antiscasso
antic {adj} /ˈæn.tɪk/ (architecture: grotesque, incongruous) :: grottesco {m}, obbrobrioso {m}
antic {n} (caricature) :: caricatura {f}
antic {n} (ludicrous act or behaviour) :: buffonata {f}, pagliacciata {f}
antic {n} (grotesque performer or clown) :: pagliaccio {m}, buffone
anticardium {n} :: anticardio {m}
anticathode {n} (anode) SEE: anode ::
antichain {n} (subset of a partially ordered set) :: anticatena {f}
anticholesterol {adj} :: anticolesterolo
antichresis {n} (agreement by which a debtor gives a creditor the use of real property) :: anticresi {f}
antichrist {n} (someone that works against the teachings of Christ) :: anticristo {m}
Antichrist {prop} (one under the direct control of the Devil) :: Anticristo {m}
antichristian {adj} /antɪˈkɹɪstɪən/ (opposed to Christians or Christianity) :: anticristiano
antichristian {n} (one who opposes Christians or Christianity) :: anticristiano {m}
anticipate {v} /ænˈtɪs.ə.peɪt/ (to act before someone) :: anticipare
anticipate {v} (to know of something before it manifests) :: prevedere
anticipation {n} /æn.tɪs.əˈpe.ʃən/ (the act of anticipating) :: anticipazione
anticline {n} /ˈæntiklaɪn/ (anticlinal fold) :: anticlinale
anticlockwise {adj} /ˌæntiˈklɑkwaɪz/ (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: antiorario
anticlockwise {adv} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: in senso antiorario
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
anticoagulant {n} (substance) :: anticoagulante {m}
anticolonialism {n} (the movement that opposes colonialism) :: anticolonialismo {m}
anticolour {n} (the property of antiquarks equivalent to that of colour in quarks) :: anticolore {m}
anticonfessional {adj} :: anticonfessionale
anticonstitutionally {adv} (anticonstitutionally) :: anticostituzionalmente
anticorruption {adj} /ˌæntiːkəˈɹʌpʃən/ (opposed to or combating corruption) :: anticorruzione
anticyclone {n} (system of winds) :: anticiclone {m}
antidazzle {adj} (that does not dazzle) :: anabbagliante, antiabbagliante
antidemocratically {adv} (contrary to democracy) :: antidemocraticamente
antidepressant {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts depression) :: antidepressivo
antidepression {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {adj} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidepressive {n} (antidepressant) SEE: antidepressant ::
antidopaminergic {adj} (preventing or counteracting the effects of dopamine) :: antidopaminergico
antidopaminergic {n} (any drug that prevents or counteracts the effects of dopamine) :: antidopaminergico {m}
antidotary {n} (antidote) SEE: antidote ::
antidote {n} /ˈæn.tə.dot/ (remedy to counteract a poison) :: antidoto
antidromic {adj} (of a nerve impulse: flowing in the opposite direction from normal) :: antidromico
antidrug {adj} (against drug use) :: antidroga
antiearthquake {adj} (antiseismic) SEE: antiseismic ::
antielectron {n} (positron) :: antielettrone {m}
antielitism {n} (opposition to elitism) :: antielitismo {m}
anti-Europeanism {n} :: antieuropeismo {m}
anti-fascism {n} (the opposition to fascist ideologies) :: antifascismo {m}
antifascist {adj} (opposed to fascism) :: antifascista {m} {f}
antifascistic {adj} (antifascist) SEE: antifascist ::
antifeminism {n} (any belief antagonistic to feminism) :: antifemminismo {m}
antifeminist {adj} (antagonistic to feminism) :: antifemminista
antifeministic {adj} (antifeminist) SEE: antifeminist ::
antiferromagnetic {adj} (exhibiting antiferromagnetism) :: antiferromagnetico
antiferromagnetism {n} (a phenomenon, similar to ferromagnetism) :: antiferromagnetismo {m}
antifrost {adj} (preventing the effects of frost) :: antibrina
antigen {n} (substance that induces an immune response) :: antigene
antiglobalist {adj} (of or pertaining to antiglobalism) :: antiglobalista {m} {f}
antiglobalist {n} (a proponent of antiglobalism) :: antiglobalista {m} {f}
Antigone {prop} /ænˈtɪɡəni/ (the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta) :: Antigone
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} /ænˌti.ɡ(w)ə ænd bɑɹˈbju.də/ (country) :: Antigua e Barbuda
antigypsyism {n} (prejudice or hostility against Romani people) :: antiziganismo {m}
antihero {n} /ˈæn.taɪˌhi.ɹoʊ/ (protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner) :: antieroe {m}
antihijack {adj} (countering hijacking) SEE: antihijacking ::
antihijacking {adj} (countering hijacking) :: antidirottamento
antihistaminic {adj} (of or pertaining to antihistamines) :: antistaminico
antiholomorphic {adj} (describing a mathematical function) :: antiolomorfo
antihydrogen {n} (antimatter equivalent of hydrogen) :: antiidrogeno {m}
anti-incendiary {adj} (That prevents fire) :: antincendio
anti-inflammatory {adj} (preventing or counteracting inflammation) :: antinfiammatorio
anti-Islamic {adj} (hostile against Islam or Muslims) :: antiislamico
antilepton {n} (antiparticle of a lepton) :: antileptone {m}
antilog {n} (antilogarithm) SEE: antilogarithm ::
antilogarithm {n} (number of which a given number is the logarithm) :: antilogaritmo {m}
antilogism {n} (false syllogism in which two premises contradict the third) :: antilogismo {m}
antimalarial {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts malaria) :: antimalarico {m}
antimalarial {adj} (preventing or counteracting malaria) :: antimalarico
antimere {n} (one of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical organisms) :: antimero {m}
antimeric {adj} (of or pertaining to antimeres) :: antimero
anti-militarism {n} (a doctrine that opposes war) :: antimilitarismo {m}
antimitotic {adj} (preventing or disrupting mitosis) :: antimitotico
antimitotic {n} (an agent that prevents or disrupts mitosis) :: antimitotico {m}
antimodern {adj} (opposed to modernity or modernization) :: antimoderno
antimodernity {n} (opposition to modernity) :: antimodernità {f}
antimonious {adj} :: antimonioso
antimony {n} /ˈæn.tɪˌmoʊ.ni/ (chemical element) :: antimonio {m}
antinationalism {n} (opposition to nationalism) :: antinazionalismo
antinausea {adj} (intended to prevent or combat nausea) :: antinausea
antineurotic {adj} :: antineurotico
antineutrino {n} (the antiparticle of the neutrino) :: antineutrino {m}
antineutron {n} (the antiparticle corresponding to a neutron) :: antineutrone {m}
antinode {n} (a region of maximum amplitude situated between adjacent nodes of a vibrating body) :: antinodo {m}
antinomically {adv} (in an antinomic manner) :: antinomicamente
Antioch {prop} /ˈæntiˌɒk/ (Antioch on the Orontes) :: Antiochia {f}
Antiochene {adj} (Antiochian) SEE: Antiochian ::
Antiochene {n} (Antiochian) SEE: Antiochian ::
Antiochian {adj} /æntiˈɒkiən/ (of or pertaining to ancient Antioch) :: antiocheno
Antiochian {n} (a person from, or an inhabitant of, ancient Antioch) :: antiocheno {m}, antiochena {f}
Antiochus {prop} /ænˈtaɪəkəs/ (one of the thirteen kings) :: Antioco
antioxidant {n} (substance that slows oxidation) :: antiossidante {m}
antioxidant {n} (vitamin that acts against free radicals) :: antiossidante {m}
antioxidant {adj} (acting against oxidation) :: antiossidante
antioxidative {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygen {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antioxygenic {adj} (antioxidant) SEE: antioxidant ::
antipaludic {adj} (antimalarial) SEE: antimalarial ::
antiparallel {adj} (parallel of opposite direction) :: antiparallelo
antiparasite {adj} (antiparasitic) SEE: antiparasitic ::
antiparasitic {adj} (that counters parasites) :: antiparassitario
antiparasitic {n} (pesticide) :: antiparassitario {m}
antiparticle {n} /ˈæntiˌpɑɹtɪkəl/ (a subatomic particle) :: antiparticella {f}
antipasto {n} (Italian starter for a meal) :: antipasto {m}
antipathetically {adv} (in an antipathetic fashion) :: antipateticamente
antipathically {adv} (in an antipathic manner) :: antipaticamente
antipathy {n} /ænˈtɪpəθi/ (contrariety or opposition in feeling) :: antipatia {f}
antiperistalsis {n} (peristalsis in the opposite direction) :: antiperistalsi {f}
antiphlogistic {adj} (counteracting inflammation) :: antiflogistico
antiphlogistic {n} (plant or remedy that reduces inflammation) :: antiflogistico {m}
antiphon {n} /ˈæntɪfən/ (devotional piece of music sung responsively) :: antifona {f}
antiphonal {n} (antiphon) SEE: antiphon ::
antiphonal {n} (a book of antiphons) :: antifonario {m}
antiphonary {n} (antiphonal) SEE: antiphonal ::
antiphonary {adj} (antiphonal) SEE: antiphonal ::
antiphoner {n} (antiphonal) SEE: antiphonal ::
antiphonic {adj} (antiphonal) SEE: antiphonal ::
antiphony {n} (singing by a choir split in two parts or a piece sung in this manner) :: antifonia {f}
antiphoton {n} (the antiparticle of a photon (identical to a photon)) :: antifotone {m}
antiphrasis {n} (use of a word or phrase in a sense not in accord with its literal meaning) :: antifrasi {f}
antiplatelet {adj} (destroying blood platelets) :: antiaggregante {m}
antipneumococcal {adj} (that counters pneumococcus infection) :: antipneumococcico {m}
antipodism {n} (form of foot juggling) :: antipodismo {m}
antipodist {n} (one who juggles using his or her feet lying down) :: antipodista {m} {f}
antipoor {adj} (opposing or working against the poor) :: antipovero
antiprism {n} (a polyhedron composed of two parallel copies of some particular polygon, connected by an alternating band of triangles) :: antiprisma {m}
antiprismatic {adj} (relating to an antiprism) :: antiprismatico
antiproliferative {adj} (Tending to suppress cell growth) :: antiproliferativo
antiproton {n} (antiparticle of the proton) :: antiprotone {m}
antipyresis {n} (the reduction of fever) :: antipiresi {f}
antiquake {adj} (antiseismic) SEE: antiseismic ::
antiquark {n} (the antiparticle of a quark) :: antiquark {m}
antiquated {adj} /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/ (old fashioned) :: antiquato
antique {adj} /ænˈtiːk/ (old; out of date) :: antico
antiquely {adv} (in an antique manner) :: anticamente
antiquity {n} /ænˈtɪk.wə.ti/ (ancient times) :: antichità {f}
antiradar {adj} (preventing detection by radar) :: antirradar
antireductionist {n} (proponent of antireductionism) :: antiriduzionista {m} {f}
antirepeater {n} :: antiripetitore {m}
antiretroviral {adj} (fighting retrovirus) :: retrovirale
antirrhinum {n} (snapdragon) SEE: snapdragon ::
antiscientific {adj} (pertaining to antiscience) :: antiscientifico
antiscientific {adj} (contrary to the scientific method) :: antiscientifico
antiscientifically {adv} (in an antiscientific manner) :: antiscientificamente
antiseborrheic {adj} :: antiseborroico
antiseismic {adj} (built to withstand earthquakes) :: antisismico, antiterremoto
anti-Semite {n} (anti-Semite) :: antisemita {m} {f}
anti-Semitic {adj} /ˌæntiːsəˈmɪtɪk/ (exhibiting anti-Semitism) :: antisemita, antisemitico
anti-Semitism {n} /ˌæntɪˈsɛmɪˌtɪzəm/ (prejudice or hostility against Jews) :: antisemitismo {m}
antisense {n} /ˌæntaɪˈsɛns/ (a molecule which suppresses transcription) :: antisenso
antiseptically {adv} (in an antiseptic manner) :: antisetticamente
antislave {adj} (antislavery) SEE: antislavery ::
antislavery {adj} (opposed to the practice of slavery) :: antischiavista
anti-smoking {adj} (antismoking) SEE: antismoking ::
antismoking {adj} (opposing or prohibiting smoking) :: antifumo, antitabacco
antisocial {adj} /ˌæntiˈsoʊʃəl/ (unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people) :: asociale
antispast {n} (a metrical foot composed of an iambus and a trochee) :: antispasto {m}
Antisthenes {prop} /ænˈtɪsθəniːz/ (Greek name) :: Antistene
antisubjectivism {n} (any philosophy opposed to subjectivism) :: antisoggettivismo {m}
antiterror {adj} (antiterrorist) SEE: antiterrorist ::
antiterrorism {n} (activity aiming at opposing terrorism) :: antiterrorismo {m}
antiterrorist {adj} (counteracting terrorism) :: antiterroristico {m}, antiterroristica {f}
antitheft {adj} (preventing from being stolen) :: antifurto
antithesis {n} /ænˈtɪ.θə.sɪs/ (proposition that is opposite to other proposition) :: antitesi {f}
antithetic {adj} (antithetical) SEE: antithetical ::
antithetical {adj} (pertaining to or being an antithesis) :: antitetico
antithetically {adv} (in an antithetic manner) :: antiteticamente
antithyroid {adj} (reducing the production or effects of thyroid hormones) :: antitiroideo
antitorque {adj} :: anticoppia
antitransform {n} (inverse of a transform) :: antitrasformata {f}
antivenereal {adj} (that is used to treat or cure venereal disease) :: antivenereo
antiviral {adj} (medicine) :: antivirale
antiziganism {n} (antigypsyism) SEE: antigypsyism ::
anti-Zionist {n} (one who is opposed to Zionism) :: antisionista {m} {f}
anti-Zionist {adj} (opposed to Zionism) :: antisionista
antler {n} /ˈænt.lɚ/ (bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk) :: corno {s}, corna {p}, corno ramificato, palco {m}
antlion {n} (nocturnal insects) :: formicaleone {m}
Antoinette {prop} (female given name from French Antoinette) :: Antonietta
Antonia {prop} (female given name) :: Antonia {f}
Antonio {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonym {n} /ˈæntəˌnɪm/ (word which has the opposite meaning) :: antonimo {m}, contrario {m}, inverso {m}, opposto {m}
antonymous {adj} /ænˈtɑnɪməs/ (having an opposite meaning) :: antonimico
antsiness {n} (unease) SEE: unease ::
antsy {adj} /ˈæn.tsi/ (restless, apprehensive and fidgety) :: nervosetto {m}
Antwerp {prop} /ˈæn.twɝp/ (province) :: Anversa {f}
Antwerp {prop} (city) :: Anversa {f}
anuclear {adj} (anucleate) SEE: anucleate ::
anucleate {adj} (of a cell which does not have a nucleus) :: anucleato
anuria {n} (a condition in which the kidneys do not produce urine) :: anuria {f}
anus {n} /ˈeɪ.nəs/ (lower opening of the digestive tract) :: ano {m}
anvil {n} /ˈæn.vəl/ (block used in blacksmithing) :: incudine {f}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear) :: incudine {f}
anxietolytic {adj} (anxiolytic) SEE: anxiolytic ::
anxietude {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
anxiety {n} /ˌæŋ(ɡ)ˈzaɪ.ə.ti/ (concern) :: ansia {f}, ansietà {f}
anxiety {n} (eager desire) :: ansia {f}, bramosia {f}
anxiety {n} (pathological condition) :: ansia {f}
anxiolytic {n} (drug prescribed for the treatment of symptoms of anxiety) :: ansiolitico
anxious {adj} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃəs/ (full of anxiety) :: ansioso
anxious {adj} (accompanied with anxiety; worrying) :: preoccupante
anxious {adj} (earnestly desirous) :: ansioso, bramoso, impaziente
anxiously {adv} /ˈæŋ(k).ʃə (in an anxious manner) :: ansiosamente
anxiousness {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
any {adv} /ˈɛni/ (at all) :: affatto
any {determiner} (at least one (kind)) :: qualche
any {determiner} (no matter what kind) :: qualsiasi
anybody {pron} /ˈɛn.i.bɑd.i/ ((colloquial) a person of consideration or standing) :: qualcuno
anybody {pron} (anyone) SEE: anyone ::
anyhow {adv} /ˈɛn.i.haʊ/ (in any way, in any manner) :: in ogni caso, in ogni modo, in qualche modo, in qualsiasi modo, comunque, come capita
any longer {adv} (any more) SEE: any more ::
any minute now {adv} (very soon) :: presto, da un momento all`altro
any more {adv} (not any more) SEE: no longer ::
any more {adv} (in negative or interrogative constructions) :: più
anyone {pron} /ˈɛniˌwʌn/ (anybody) :: chiunque
any other business {phrase} (last item on the agenda of a meeting) :: varie ed eventuali
anyplace {adv} (anywhere) SEE: anywhere ::
anything {pron} /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ (any thing of any kind) :: qualunque cosa, qualsiasi cosa, niente
anything else {pron} (any other thing) :: qualcos'altro
anytime {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome ::
anytime {adv} (at any time) :: in qualsiasi momento
anyway {adv} /ˈɛniweɪ/ (regardless) :: senza riguardo, comunque
anyway {adv} (used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement) :: in ogni caso
anyway {adv} (used to indicate change of subject) :: comunque, ad ogni modo
anyway {adv} (in any way) :: comunque, in ogni modo
anywhere {adv} /ˈɛn.i.(h)wɛɹ/ :: dovunque
anzianate {n} (council) :: anzianato {m}
Aomen {prop} (Macau) SEE: Macau ::
Aonian {adj} (pertaining to Aonia, or to the Muses, who were supposed to dwell there) :: aonio
aorist {n} /ˈeɪ.ə.ɹɪst/ (a grammatical aspect) :: aoristo {m}
aoristic {adj} (aorist) SEE: aorist ::
aorta {n} /eɪˈɔːɹtə/ (great artery) :: aorta {f}
aortal {adj} (of or relating to the aorta) :: aortico
aorto- {prefix} (aorta) :: aorto-
aortocoronary {adj} (relating to the aorta and the coronary arteries) :: aortocoronarico
Aosta {prop} /ɑːˈɒstə/ (city in Italy) :: Aosta {f}
Aostan {adj} (of or from Aosta) :: aostano
Aostan {n} (one from Aosta) :: aostano {m}, aostana {f}
Aosta Valley {prop} (Valle d'Aosta) SEE: Valle d'Aosta ::
apart {adv} /əˈpɑː(ɹ)t/ (separately, in regard to space or company) :: separatamente
apart {adv} (in a state of separation) :: separatamente
apart {adv} (in two or more parts; asunder) :: a pezzi
apart {adv} (apart from) SEE: apart from ::
apart from {prep} (except for) :: a prescindere da, all'infuori di, fuorché, tranne, oltre
apartheid {v} /əˈpɑɹthaɪt/ (policy of racial separation in South Africa) :: apartheid {m}
apartheid {v} (any policy of racial separation, see also: segregation) :: apartheid {m}
apartment {n} /əˈpɑːt.mənt/ (domicile occupying part of a building) :: appartamento {m}, alloggio {m}, quartierino {m}
apartment building {n} (residential building with multiple flats) :: condominio {m}
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (US)) SEE: roommate ::
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (UK)) SEE: flatmate ::
apatheism {n} /æ.pə.θi.ɪzəm/ (apathy concerning the existence of God) :: apateismo {m}
apathetic {adj} /æp.əˈθɛt.ɪk/ (void of feeling) :: apatico, atono
apathetically {adv} (in an apathetic manner) :: apaticamente
apathistical {adj} (apathetic) SEE: apathetic ::
apatite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (type of mineral) :: apatite
ape {n} /eɪp/ (animal) :: scimmia {f}, ominide {m}
ape {n} (derogatory: person) :: scimmione {m}
ape {v} (to imitate) :: scimmiottare
Apennine {adj} /ˈæpənaɪn/ (pertaining to the Apennines) :: appenninico
Apennines {prop} /ˈæpənaɪnz/ (mountain range) :: Appennini {m-p}
aper {n} (someone who apes something) SEE: imitator ::
aperea {n} (Cavia aperea, a Brazilian guinea pig) :: aperea {f}
aperiodic {adj} (math: of a state) :: aperiodico
aperspectival {adj} (lacking perspective) :: aprospettico
aperture {n} /ˈæp.ɚ.tʃɚ/ (opening) :: apertura
apex {n} /ˈeɪˌpɛks/ (highest point) :: apice
apex {n} (moment of greatest success, expansion, etc) :: apice {m}
apex {n} (botany: end of leaf) :: apice {m}
aphaeretic {adj} /æfɪˈɹɛtɪk/ (of the nature of aphaeresis) :: aferetico
aphakia {n} (absence of the lens from the eye) :: afachia {f}
aphasia {n} /əˈfeɪzɪə/ (pathological speech disorder) :: afasia {f}, afemia {f}
aphelian {adj} (relating to aphelion) :: afelico
aphelion {n} /əˈfiːlɪən/ (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the Sun) :: afelio {m}
aphesis {n} /ˈæf.ə.sɪs/ (loss of the initial unstressed vowel of a word) :: aferesi {f}
aphid {n} /ˈeɪ.fɪd/ (insect) :: afide {m}
aphis {n} (aphid) SEE: aphid ::
aphonia {n} (loss of voice) :: afonia {f}
aphorism {n} /ˈæ.fə.ɹɪzm̩/ (short phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought) :: aforisma
aphorismic {adj} (aphoristic) SEE: aphoristic ::
aphorist {n} (person who writes or recites aphorisms) :: aforista {m} {f}
aphoristic {adj} (of, relating to, or containing aphorisms) :: aforistico
aphoristically {adv} (in an aphoristic manner) :: aforisticamente
aphotic {adj} /eɪˈfəʊtɪk/ (having no sunlight) :: afotico
aphrodisiac {adj} /æf.ɹoʊ.ˈdi.zi.æk/ (intensifying sexual desire) :: afrodisiaco {m}
aphrodisiac {n} (food or drug) :: afrodisiaco {m}
Aphrodite {prop} /æfɹəˈdaɪti/ (Greek goddess) :: Afrodite
aphroditic {adj} (venereal) SEE: venereal ::
aphrometer {n} (device used to measure the pressure within a bottle of sparkling wine) :: afrometro {m}
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease ::
aphthous {adj} (relating to aphtha) :: aftoso
aphyllous {adj} (leafless) SEE: leafless ::
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiary {n} /ˈeɪ.pi.ɛɹ.i/ (a place where bees and hives are kept) :: apiario {m}
apical {n} /ˈæp.ɪk.əl/ (sound ) :: apicale
apically {adv} (in an apical manner or direction) :: apicalmente
apicoplast {n} (a relict, non-photosynthetic plastid found in most of the Apicomplexa) :: apicoplasto {m}
a picture is worth a thousand words {proverb} (visualisation is better than verbal description) :: un'immagine vale più di mille parole
a picture paints a thousand words {proverb} (a picture is worth a thousand words) SEE: a picture is worth a thousand words ::
apicular {adj} (apical) SEE: apical ::
apiculturalist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculture {n} (beekeeping) SEE: beekeeping ::
apiculturist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiece {adv} /əˈpis/ (apiece) :: ciascuno {m}, ciascuna {f}
apivorous {adj} (that feeds on bees) :: apivoro
apnea {n} (cessation of breathing) :: apnea {f}
apneumatosis {n} (atelectasis) SEE: atelectasis ::
apneusis {n} (an abnormal pattern of breathing) :: apneusi {f}
apo- {prefix} (away from, or separate) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (without, or lacking) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (derived from, or related to) :: apo-
apo- {prefix} (the apoprotein form of the protein) :: apo-
apocalypse {n} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (end of the world) :: apocalisse
apocalypse {n} (cataclysmic event) :: apocalisse
Apocalypse {prop} /əˈpɑkəlɪps/ (the written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet) :: apocalisse
Apocalypse {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Apocalisse
apocarpous {adj} (having carpels that are not joined) :: apocarpico
apocopate {adj} (shortened by apocope) :: apocopato
apocopate {v} (shorten using apocope) :: apocopare
apocope {n} /əˈpɒ.kə.pi/ (loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word) :: apocope
apocrine {adj} (of or pertaining to an apocrine gland or to its mode of secretion) :: apocrino
apocrisarius {n} (high-ranking ecclesiastical official) :: apocrisario {m}
apocryphal {adj} /əˈpɑːkɹɪfəl/ (of doubtful authenticity) :: apocrifo
apocytium {n} :: apocizio {m}
apoferment {n} (apoenzyme) :: apofermento {m}
apogamy {n} /əˈpɒɡəmɪ/ (asexual reproduction of a fully formed plant directly from a bud) :: apogamia {f}
apograph {n} /ˈæpəɡɹɑːf/ (perfect copy) :: apografo {m}
apolar {adj} (having no polarity) :: apolare
apolitically {adv} (done without political affiliation) :: apoliticamente
apollo {n} /əˈpɒləʊ/ (handsome young man) :: apollo {m}
Apollo {prop} /əˈpɒləʊ/ (the son of Zeus) :: Apollo {m}
Apollo {prop} (a very handsome young man) :: apollo {m}
Apollo {n} (asteroid type) :: Apollo {m}
Apollonia {prop} (the name of a number of Ancient Greek cities and colonies) :: Apollonia
apologetically {adv} (in an apologetic manner) :: apologeticamente
apologia {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apological {adj} (relating to apologues) :: apologico
apologise {v} (apologise) SEE: apologize ::
apologism {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologize {v} /əˈpɑləd͡ʒaɪz/ (to make an apology or excuse) :: scusare
apologizingly {adv} (apologetically) SEE: apologetically ::
apologue {n} (a short story with a moral, often involving talking animals or objects) :: apologo {m}
apology {n} /əˈpɒl.ə.dʒi/ (an expression of regret) :: apologia {f}, scuse {f-p}
apology {n} (formal justification, defence) :: apologia {f}
apomictic {adj} (of or pertaining to apomixis) :: apomictico
apomixis {n} (plant reproduction without fertilization, meiosis, or the production of gametes) :: apomissia {f}
apophantic {adj} (having a declaration, statement or proposition) :: apofantico
apophenia {n} /æpɵˈfiːni.ə/ (the perception of connectedness in unrelated phenomena) :: apofenia {f}
apophonic {adj} /ˌæ.pəˈfɒ.nɪk/ (pertaining to or characterized by apophony) :: apofonico
apophony {n} (alternation of sounds within a word) SEE: ablaut ::
apophysis {n} (outgrowth) :: apofisi {f}
apophysis {n} (branch) :: apofisi {f}
apophysitis {n} (inflammation of an apophysis) :: apofisite {f}
apoptosis {n} /ˌæ.pəˈtoʊ.sɪs/ (death of cells) :: apoptosi {f}
apoptotic {adj} (of or pertaining to apoptosis) :: apoptotico
aporophobia {n} (fear, dislike, or hate of poor people) :: aporofobia {f}
aport {adv} (on the left side of the boat) :: contributo
aposematism {n} /ˌæpə(ʊ)sɪˈmætɪz(ə)m/ (adaptation that warns off potential predators) :: aposematismo {m}
aposiopesis {n} /ˌæpəsaɪəˈpiːsɪs/ (abrupt breaking-off in speech) :: aposiopesi {f}, reticenza {f}
apostasy {n} /əˈpɒstəsi/ (renunciation of set of beliefs) :: apostasia {f}
apostasy {n} (renunciation of one's religion or faith) :: apostasia {f}
apostate {n} /ə.ˈpɒs.teɪt/ (person who renounces a religion or faith) :: apostata {m} {f}
apostatic {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
apostatical {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
a posteriori {adj} (involving deduction of theories from facts) :: a posteriori
apostle {n} /əˈpɑsl̩/ (missionary or leader of a mission) :: apostolo {m}
apostle {n} (pioneer) SEE: pioneer ::
apostolic {adj} /ˌæpəˈstɑːlɪk/ (pertaining to apostles, or to the apostles) :: apostolico
apostolic {adj} (according to the doctrines of the apostles) :: apostolico
apostolical {adj} (apostolic) SEE: apostolic ::
apostolically {adv} (in an apostolic way) :: apostolicamente
apostolic succession {n} (chain of consecrations of bishops) :: successione apostolica {f}
apostrophe {n} /əˈpɑːs.tɹə.fi/ (the character ’) :: apostrofo {m}
apostrophize {v} (to use the apostrophe in writing or speech) :: apostrofare
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
apothecium {n} (the ascigerous fructification of lichens) :: apotècio {m}
apotheosis {n} /əˌpɑː.θiˈoʊ.sɪs/ (deification; becoming a god) :: apoteosi {f}, deificazione {f}, divinizzazione {f}
apotheosis {n} (glorification, exaltation) :: esaltazione {f}, apoteosi {f}, delirio {m}, glorificazione {f}, incensamento {m}, magnificazione {f}
apotheosis {n} (glorified example or ideal) :: apice {f}
apotheosis {n} (best moment or highest point in the development of something) :: apoteosi {f}, apice {f}, culmine {m}, trionfo {m}
app {n} /ʔæʔp̚/ (small computer application) :: app {f}
appall {v} /əˈpɔl/ (to depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear) :: impallidire
appalled {adj} (shocked, horrified by something unpleasant) :: inorridito
appalling {adj} (That appalls/appals or appall/appal) :: terribile, orrendo {m}, pessimo {m}, spaventoso, raccapricciante
appallingly {adv} /ʌˈpɑlɪŋli/ (in an appalling manner) :: spaventosamente
apparatchik {n} /æpəˈɹæt͡ʃɪk/ (member of a Communist apparat) :: apparatcik {m}, apparatčik {m}
apparatus {n} /æ.pəˈɹeɪ.təs/ (complex machine or instrument) :: impianto {m}, attrezzatura {f}
apparatus {n} (assortment of tools or instruments) :: apparecchio {m}
apparatus {n} (bureaucratic organization) :: sistema {f}
apparatus {n} :: sistema {f}
apparatus {n} (firefighting: vehicle for emergency response) SEE: fire engine ::
apparel {n} /əˈpæɹ.əl/ (clothing) :: abbigliamento {m}
apparent {adj} /əˈpæ.ɹənt/ :: evidente
apparently {adv} /əˈpæɹ.ɨ ((archaic) plainly) :: apparentemente, evidentemente
apparently {adv} (seemingly) :: apparentemente
apparently {adv} (according to what the speaker has read or been told) :: apparentemente
apparition {n} /ˌæp.ɚˈɪʃ.n̩/ (act of becoming visible) :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (thing appearing) :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance) :: apparizione {f}
apparition {n} (astronomy: the first appearance of a luminary after having been invisible or obscured) :: apparizione {f}
appaumé {adj} :: appalmato
appeal {v} (to accuse) SEE: accuse ::
appeal {v} /əˈpiːl/ (to call upon another) :: appellarsi
appealable {adj} (that may be appealed) :: appellabile
appear {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
appear {v} (to appear) SEE: seem ::
appear {v} /əˈpiɹ/ (To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible) :: apparire
appearance {n} /əˈpɪɹəns/ (The act of appearing or coming into sight) :: apparizione {f}, comparsa {f}
appearance {n} (A thing seen) :: apparizione {f}, visione {f}
appearance {n} (personal presence, form or look) :: apparenza {f}, aspetto {m}, sembianza {f}, aria {f}, cera {f}
appearance {n} (Semblance, or apparent likeness) :: apparenza {f}
appearance {n} (The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings) :: presentazione {f}
appearance {n} (The coming into court of either of the parties) :: comparizione {f}
appearances are deceptive {proverb} (it is not possible to judge one's character by their outward appearance) :: l'apparenza inganna
appearing {n} (appearance) SEE: appearance ::
appease {v} /əˈpiːz/ (to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify) :: placare, pacificare, calmare, pacificare
appellation {n} /ˌæpəˈleɪʃən/ (name; designation) :: appellazione {f}, appellativo {m}
appellative {n} (common noun) SEE: common noun ::
append {v} /ʌˈpɛnd/ (to hang or attach to, as by a string) :: attaccare
append {v} (to add as an accessory) :: aggiungere
appendage {n} (external body part) :: membro {m}, (limb) arto {m}, protuberanza {f}
appendage {n} (natural prolongation or projection) :: (animals) membro {m}, (limbs) estremità {f-p}, protuberanza {f}
appendage {n} (part that is joined to something larger) :: protuberanza {f}
appendectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: appendicectomia
appendiceal {adj} (of or pertaining to the appendix) :: appendicolare
appendicectomy {n} (appendectomy) SEE: appendectomy ::
appendicitis {n} /əˈpɛnd.ɪ.saɪt.əs/ (inflamation of the vermiform appendix) :: appendicite {f}
appendicular {adj} (of or pertaining to the appendix) SEE: appendiceal ::
appendix {n} /əˈpɛn.dɪks/ (text added to the end of a book or an article) :: appendice {f}
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix) :: appendice {f}
Appenzell Inner Rhodes {prop} (Swiss canton) :: Appenzello Interno
Appenzell Outer Rhodes {prop} (a Swiss canton) :: Appenzello Esterno
appetite {n} /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ (desire of or relish for food) :: appetito
appetizer {n} (small, light first course) :: aperitivo {m}, stuzzichino {m}, antipasto {m} (starter)
appetizing {adj} /ˈæp.ə.taɪz.ɪŋ/ (that appeals to, or stimulates the appetite) :: vespigno
Appian {prop} /ˈæ.pi.ən/ (Roman name) :: Appiano
Appius {prop} (Roman name) :: Appio
applaud {v} /əˈplɔd/ (to express approval by clapping) :: applaudire
applaud {v} (to praise, or express approval by words) :: lodare, approvare
applaudable {adj} (praiseworthy) SEE: praiseworthy ::
applause {n} /əˈplɔz/ (act of applauding) :: applauso {m}
apple {n} /ˈæp.əl/ (fruit) :: mela {f}
apple {n} (wood) :: melo {m}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree ::
apple blossom {n} (the flower of an apple tree) :: fiore di melo {m}
apple-corer {n} (a tool) :: vuotamele {m}
apple of discord {n} /ˈæp(ə)l əv ˈdɪskɔːd/ (object which sows anger and dissension) :: mela della discordia {f}, pomo della discordia {m}
apple pie {n} (pie with apple filling) :: torta di mele {f}
appleringie {n} (southernwood) SEE: southernwood ::
apples and oranges {n} (non-comparable items) :: mele e pere {f-p}
apple sauce {n} (a food) :: passato di mela {m}, melepassata
applesauce {n} (apple sauce) SEE: apple sauce ::
apple tree {n} /ˈæpl̩ tɹiː/ (tree that bears apples) :: melo {m}
applewood {n} (apple) SEE: apple ::
appliable {adj} (compliant) SEE: compliant ::
application {n} /ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the act of applying as a means) :: applicazione
application {n} (a computer program) :: applicazione {f}
application {n} (a verbal or written request, especially for assistance or employment or admission to a school, course or similar) :: candidatura {f}
applicative {adj} (having practical application) :: applicativo
apply {v} (employ, apply) SEE: use ::
apply {v} /əˈplaɪ/ (to put to use for a purpose) :: applicare
apply oneself {v} (to put forth a concerted effort) :: impegnarsi
appointee {n} /əˌpoɪnˈtiː/ (a person who is appointed) :: incaricato {m}, nominato {m}, designato {m}
appointment {n} /əˈpɔɪnt.mɛnt/ (arrangement for a meeting; an engagement) :: appuntamento {m}
apportion {v} (to apportion) SEE: distribute ::
appositely {adv} (in an apposite manner) :: appositamente
appreciably {adv} (in an appreciable manner) :: sensibilmente
appreciate {v} /əˈpɹiː.ʃi.eɪt/ (to be grateful for something) :: apprezzare, essere riconoscente
appreciate {v} (to view as valuable) :: apprezzare
appreciate {v} (to be aware of) :: capire, rendersi conto
appreciate {v} (to increase in value) :: valorizzarsi
appreciation {n} /əˌpɹiː.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ (A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence) :: apprezzamento, gratitudine, stima
apprehend {v} /æ.pɹiˈhɛnd/ (to arrest; to apprehend a criminal) :: arrestare, catturare
apprentice {n} (one not well versed in a subject) SEE: newbie ::
apprentice {n} /əˈpɹɛntɪs/ (trainee, especially in a skilled trade) :: apprendista {m}, bardotto {m}
apprenticeship {n} (condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice) :: tirocinio {m}
approach {v} /əˈpɹoʊt͡ʃ/ (to come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer) :: [reflexive] avvicinarsi, appropinquarsi [reflexive]
approach {v} (To draw near, in a figurative sense) :: abbordare, approcciare
approach {v} (To come near to in place, time, or character) :: accostarsi a, avvicinarsi a
approach {n} (the act of drawing near) :: approccio {m}, avvicinamento {m}, contatto {m}
approach {n} (movements to gain favor; advances) :: approccio {m}
approach {n} (a way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access) :: accesso {m}
approach {n} (a manner in which a problem is solved or policy is made) :: approccio
approach {n} (the advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post) :: avanzata {f}
approach {n} (the way a plane comes in to land at an airport) :: avvicinamento {m}
approaching {adj} /əˈpɹoʊtʃɪŋ/ (that approaches or approach) :: avvicinamento
appropinquation {n} (approach) SEE: approach ::
approportionate {v} (proportion) SEE: proportion ::
appropriate {adj} /əˈpɹoʊ.pɹi.ɪt/ (peculiar, suitable, fit, proper) :: apposito
appropriate {adj} (obsolete: set apart for a particular use or person) :: apposito
appropriately {adv} (in an appropriate manner) :: appropriatamente
appropriation {n} /əˌpɹoʊpɹiˈeɪʃən/ (public funds set aside for a specific purpose) :: stanziamento {m}
approvable {adj} (able of being approved) :: approvabile
approval {n} /əˈpɹuvəl/ (permission) :: permesso {m}, approvazione {f}
approval {n} (acceptance) :: approvazione {f}, plauso {m}, appoggio {m}, consenso {m}
approve {v} /əˈpɹuːv/ ((archaic in English) to make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically) :: approvare
approve {v} (to sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial) :: approvare
approved school {n} (reformatory) :: riformatorio {m}
approximable {adj} (able to be approximated) :: approssimabile
approximant {n} (mathematics: approximation) SEE: approximation ::
approximately {adv} /əˈpɹɑk.sɪ.mə (imprecise but close to in quantity or amount) :: approssimativamente, circa
approximation {n} /əˌpɹɑksɪˈmeɪʃn/ (act of approximating) :: approssimazione {f}
approximation {n} (imprecise solution) :: approssimazione {f}
approximatively {adv} (in an approximative manner) :: approssimativamente
apricot {n} /ˈeɪ.pɹɪ.kɒt/ (fruit) :: albicocca {f}
apricot {n} (tree) :: albicocco {m}
April {prop} /ˈeɪ.pɹəl/ (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: aprile {m}
April fool {n} (practical joke played on April Fools' Day) :: pesce d'aprile
a priori {adj} ((logic) based on hypothesis rather than experiment.) :: a priori, teorico, preconcetto
a priori {adv} (derived by logic) :: a priori
apriorism {n} (the idea that some knowledge of the physical world can be derived logically) :: apriorismo
aprioristic {adj} (a priori) SEE: a priori ::
aprioristically {adv} (in an aprioristic manner) :: aprioristicamente
apéritif {n} /ɑːˌpɛɹɪˈtiːf/ (alcoholic drink served before a meal as an appetiser) :: aperitivo {m}
apron {n} /ˈeɪ.pɹən/ (clothing) :: grembiule {m}
apron {n} (the paved area of an airport) :: piazzale {m}
apronful {n} (as much as an apron will hold) :: grembiulata {f}
apropos {adj} /ˌæp.ɹəˈpoʊ/ (of an appropriate or pertinent nature) :: a proposito
apropos {adv} (by the way) :: a proposito
apropos of nothing {phrase} (without reference to anything) :: nè capo nè coda, senza capo nè coda
aprosexia {n} (inability to concentrate) :: aprosessia {f}
apse {n} /æps/ :: [1] abside {f}
apse {n} (obsolete or dialectal: aspen tree) SEE: aspen ::
apse {n} (case in which the relics were kept) SEE: reliquary ::
apsidole {n} (minor apse at the end of a side aisle in a church) :: absidiola {f}
apt {adj} /æpt/ (fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate) :: adatto, appropriato, idoneo [formal], confacente [formal]
apt {adj} (having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards) :: tendente
Aptian {prop} (subdivision of the Early Cretaceous epoch) :: Aptiano
aptitude {n} /ˈæptɪˌtjuːd/ (natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill) :: attitudine {f}
aptly {adv} /ˈæp(t).li/ (in an apt or suitable manner) :: giustamente, adeguatamente, appropriatamente
aptness {n} /ˈæptnəs/ (the quality of being apt or suitable) :: giustezza {f}
Apuglian {adj} (Apulian) SEE: Apulian ::
Apuleius {prop} /ˌæpjuˈli.əs/ (author in the Roman Empire) :: Apuleio {m}
Apulia {prop} (region of Italy) :: Puglia {f}
Apulian {adj} /əˈpuːliːən/ (of or pertaining to Apulia) :: pugliese
Apulian {n} (resident of Apulia) :: pugliese {m} {f}
apurpose {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
aqua fortis {n} (nitric acid) SEE: nitric acid ::
aquamarine {n} /ˌæ.kwə.məˈɹiːn/ (aquamarine colour) :: acquamarina {f}
aquaplaning {n} :: aquaplaning {m}
aquaponics {n} /(ˌ)ækwəˈpɒnɪks/ (system that combines aquaculture with hydroponics) :: acquaponica
aquaporin {n} (class of proteins) :: acquaporina {f}
aqua regia {n} /ˈɑː.kwə ˈɹeɪ.ɡi.ə/ (mixture of acids) :: acqua regia {f}
Aquarian {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius ::
aquariology {n} (study of the fauna and flora of aquaria) :: acquariologia {f}
aquarist {n} (a person who maintains an aquarium) :: acquariofilo {m}, acquariofila {f}
aquarium {n} (tank for keeping fish) :: acquario {m}
aquarium {n} (public place where live fish are exhibited) :: acquario {m}
Aquarius {prop} /əˈkwɛɹɪəs/ (constellation) :: Acquario {m}, Aquario {m}
Aquarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Acquario {m}, Aquario {m}
aquatic {adj} /əˈkwɑ.tɪk/ (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water) :: acquatico
aquatile {adj} (aquatic) SEE: aquatic ::
aqueduct {n} /ˈæk.wəˌdʌkt/ (an artificial channel conveying water) :: acquedotto {m}, rete idrica {f}
aqueduct {n} (a structure carrying water) :: acquedotto {m}
aqueous {adj} /ˈæ.kwi.əs/ (consisting mainly of water) :: acquoso
aquiferous {adj} (pertaining to an aquifer) :: acquifero
aquiferous {adj} (carrying water) :: acquifero
aquiline {adj} /ˈæk.wɪ.laɪn/ (of, pertaining to, or characteristic of eagles) :: aquilino {m}
aquiline nose {n} (human nose with a hooked, bent shape) :: naso adunco {m}, naso aquilino {m}, naso dantesco {m} [rare]
Aquitaine {prop} (region of France) :: Aquitania {f}
ar {n} /ɑɹ/ (name of the letter R, r) :: erre {f}
Arab {adj} /ˈæɹ.əb/ (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations) :: arabo
Arab {n} (Semitic person) :: arabo {m}, araba {f}
Arab {n} (horse) :: alfana {f}
arabesque {n} /ˌæɹ.əˈbɛsk/ (ornamental design used in Islamic Art) :: arabesco {m}
Arabia {prop} /əˈɹeɪbiə/ (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf;) :: Arabia {f}
Arabian camel {n} (dromedary) SEE: dromedary ::
Arabian oryx {n} (Oryx leucoryx) :: orice d'Arabia {m}
Arabic {adj} /ˈæɹəbɪk/ (of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour) :: arabo
Arabic {prop} (language) :: arabo
Arabic {prop} (alphabet) :: arabo
Arabic numeral {n} (any of the ten symbols from 0 through 9) :: numero arabo {m}
Arabic script {n} (letters of the Arabic language) :: alfabeto arabo {m}
arability {n} (the capacity for land to produce or support vegetation) :: arabilità {f}, coltivabilità {f}
arabinose {n} (aldopentose that occurs most often in polysaccharides) :: arabinosio {m}
arable {adj} /ˈæɹəbl̩/ (suitable for cultivation) :: arabile
Arab Republic of Egypt {prop} (Official name of Egypt) :: Repubblica Araba d'Egitto {f}
Arab Spring {prop} (movement) :: Primavera araba {f}
Arab World {prop} (Arabic speaking world) :: mondo arabo {m}
Arachne {prop} /əˈɹækni/ ((Greek mythology) woman famous for her skill at weaving) :: Aragne {f}
arachnid {n} /əˈɹæknɪd/ (eight-legged creature) :: aracnide
arachnidan {n} (arachnid) SEE: arachnid ::
arachnidism {n} /əˈɹæknɪdɪzm/ (the condition of being poisoned by a spider bite) :: aracnidismo {m}
arachnophobe {n} (person who fears spiders) :: aracnofobo {m}
arachnophobia {n} /æˌɹæk.nəˈfəʊ.bɪ.ə/ (an abnormal or irrational fear of spiders) :: aracnofobia {f}
arachnophobic {adj} (suffering from arachnophobia) :: aracnofobico
Aragon {prop} /ˈæɹəɡɑːn/ (an autonomous community in Spain) :: Aragona {f}
Aragonese {adj} (from Aragon) :: aragonese
Aragonese {n} (a person) :: aragonese {m} {f}
Aragonese {prop} (the language of Aragon) :: aragonese {m}
aragonite {n} (saline evaporate) :: aragonite {f}
Aral Sea {prop} /ˈɑːɹəl siː/ (Aral Sea) :: Aral {m}, lago d'Aral {m}
Aramaean {prop} (Aramaic) SEE: Aramaic ::
Aramaean {n} /æɹəˈmiːən/ (member of a West Semitic semi-nomadic and pastoralist people) :: arameo {m}, aramaico {m}
Aramaean {adj} (of or pertaining to Aramaeans or Aram) :: arameo
Aramaic {prop} /ˌæɹ.ə.ˈmei.ɪk/ (the language) :: aramaico {m}
Aramaic {adj} (pertaining to the language, alphabet, culture or poetry) :: aramaico
arancino {n} /ˌɑɹənˈtʃinoʊ/ (baked stuffed rice ball from Sicily) :: arancino {m}, supplì {m}
Aranese {prop} (dialect) :: aranese {m}
aration {n} (ploughing) SEE: ploughing ::
arbitrarily {adv} (in an arbitrary manner) :: arbitrariamente
arbitrariously {adv} (arbitrarily) SEE: arbitrarily ::
arbitrary {adj} /ˈɑɹ.bɪ.tɹɛ(ə).ɹi/ (based on individual discretion or judgment) :: arbitrario {m}, arbitraria {f}
arbitrary {adj} (determined by impulse) :: arbitrario
arbitrary {adj} (chosen at random) :: scelto a caso
arbor {n} (axis or shaft on a lathe) :: mandrino {m}
arboreous {adj} (woody) SEE: woody ::
arboreous {adj} (wooded) SEE: wooded ::
arborescence {n} (tree structure) :: arborescenza {f}, ramificazione {f}
arboretum {n} /ɑː(ɹ)bəˈɹiːtəm/ (place of many varieties of tree) :: arboreto {m}
arboriculture {n} /ɑːɹˈbɔːɹ.ɨˌkʌl.t͡ʃɚ/ (branch of horticulture concerned with the planting and growth of trees) :: arboricoltura {f}
arboriferous {adj} (producing or having many trees) :: arborifero
arborio {n} /ɑːˈbɔːɹɪ.əʊ/ (variety of short-grained rice) :: arborio {m}, Arborio {m}, riso arborio {m}
arborio rice {n} (variety of short-grained rice) SEE: arborio ::
arborway {n} (avenue) SEE: avenue ::
Arbëresh {prop} /ˌɑːbəˈɹɛʃ/ (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy) :: arbëresh {m}, arbëreshe {m}, arberesco
Arbëreshë Albanian {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy) SEE: Arbëresh ::
arbutus {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
arc {n} /ɑɹk/ (geometry: part of a curve) :: arco {m}
arc {n} (curve) :: arco {m}
arc {n} (mathematics: mapping) :: curva in forma parametrica {f}
arc {n} (directed edge) SEE: directed edge ::
arcade {n} /ɑɹˈkeɪd/ (row of arches) :: arcata {f}, loggiato {m}, porticato {m}
arcade {n} (covered passage, usually with shops on both sides) :: portico {m}, porticato {m}, sottoportico {m}
Arcadia {n} /ɑɹˈkeɪdi.ə/ (A district or a prefecture in the central and mid SE Peloponnese) :: Arcadia {f}
Arcadius {prop} (male given name) :: Arcadio
arcane {adj} /ɑɹˈkeɪn/ (understood by only a few; obscure) :: arcano
arc-boutant {n} (flying buttress) SEE: flying buttress ::
arc-connected {adj} (such that every doubleton is joined by an arc) :: connesso per archi
Arc de Triomphe {prop} (the Parisian monument) :: Arco di Trionfo {m}
arch {n} /ɑɹt͡ʃ/ (architectural element) :: arco {m}
-arch {suffix} (leading, leader) :: -arca {m} {f}
Archaean {adj} (of eon from 3,800 to 2,500 million years ago) :: archeano
archaebacterium {n} (archaeon) SEE: archaeon ::
archaeolithic {adj} (of or relating to the earliest Stone Age) :: arceolitico
archaeologian {n} (archaeologist) SEE: archaeologist ::
archaeologic {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological ::
archaeological {adj} (relating to the science or research of archaeology) :: archeologico
archaeologically {adv} (in an archaeological manner) :: archeologicamente
archaeologist {n} (someone who studies or practises archaeology) :: archeologo {m}, archeologa {f}
archaeology {n} /ˌɑɹ.kiˈɑ.lə.dʒi/ (scientific study of past remains) :: archeologia {f}
archaeomagnetism {n} (magnetism of the Earth in the geologic past) :: archeomagnetismo {m}
archaeon {n} (microorganism) :: archei
archaic {adj} /ɑɹ.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/ (old-fashioned or antiquated) :: arcaico
archaically {adv} (in an archaic manner) :: arcaicamente
archaistic {adj} /ɑːkeɪˈɪstɪk/ :: arcaistico
archangel {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)kˌeɪn.dʒəl/ (angel who leads other angels) :: arcangelo {m}
Archangel {prop} (Arkhangelsk) SEE: Arkhangelsk ::
archbasilica {n} (major basilica) :: arcibasilica {f}
archbishop {n} /ɑɹtʃ.bɪʃ.əp/ (senior bishop) :: arcivescovo {m}
archbishopdom {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archbishophood {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archbishopric {n} (jurisdiction of an archbishop) :: arcivescovado {m}
archbishopship {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archconfraternity {n} (religious confraternity that can join with and extend privileges with other similar brotherhoods) :: arciconfraternita {f}
archdeacon {n} (administrative official in a diocese) :: arcidiacono {m}
archdeaconry {n} (the office of an archdeacon, or the term of that office) :: arcidiaconato {m}
archdemon {n} (chief demon) :: arcidemone {m}, arcidiavolo {m}
archdevil {n} (archdemon) SEE: archdemon ::
archdiocese {n} /ˌɑɹtʃˈdaɪəsɪs/ (area administered by an archbishop) :: arcidiocesi
archducal {adj} /ɑːtʃˈdjuːkəl/ (pertaining to archdukes) :: arciducale
archduchess {n} (daughter or granddaughter of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary) :: arciduchessa {f}
archduke {n} (rank) :: arciduca
archebiosis {n} (abiogenesis) SEE: abiogenesis ::
archegonium {n} (multicellular reproductive structure in certain plants) :: archegonio {m}
archenemy {n} (a principal enemy) :: arcinemico {m}, arcinemica {f}
archeological {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological ::
archeologically {adv} (in an archeological manner) :: archeologicamente
archeology {n} (archaeology) SEE: archaeology ::
archeometry {n} (the application of the various techniques of science to archeology) :: archeometria {f}
archeopteryx {n} /ɑːkiːˈɒptəɹɪks/ (ancient bird) :: archeotterige {m}
archepiscopal {adj} (of or pertaining to an archbishop or an archbishopric) :: arcivescovile
archer {n} /ˈɑɹtʃɚ/ (one who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow) :: arciere {m}
archery {n} /ɑɹtʃəɹiː/ (the practice) :: tiro con l'arco {n}
archetype {n} /ˈɑːkɪtaɪp/ (original model of which all other similar concepts, objects, or persons are merely copied, derivative, emulated, or patterned) :: archetipo {m}, capostipite {m}
archetype {n} :: archetipo {m}
archfiend {n} (Satan) SEE: Satan ::
archiater {n} /ˈɑɹkiˌeɪtɚ/ (the chief physician of a prince or city) :: archiatra {m}
Archibald {prop} /ˈɑː(ɹ).tʃɪ.bɔːld/ (male given name) :: Arcibaldo, Arcimboldo {m}, Archimboldo {m}, Arcimbaldo {m}
archiepiscopal {adj} (of or relating to an archbishop or an archbishopric) :: archiepiscopale, arcivescovile
archiepiscopality {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archiepiscopate {n} (archbishopric) SEE: archbishopric ::
archimandrite {n} /ˌɑːkɪˈmændɹaɪt/ (The superior of a large monastery, or group of monasteries, in the Orthodox Church) :: archimandrita {m}
Archimedean {adj} /ˌɑːɹkɪˈmiːdi.ən/ (of or pertaining to Archimedes) :: archimedeo
Archimedean solid {n} (any of a class of semi-regular convex polyhedra composed of two or more types of regular polygon meeting in identical vertices) :: solido archimedeo {m}
Archimedes {prop} /ˌɑːɹkɪˈmiːdiːz/ (an ancient Greek mathematician) :: Archimede {m}
archipelago {n} /ˌɑɹkɪˈpɛləˌɡoʊ/ (group of islands) :: arcipelago {m}
architect {n} /ˈɑɹkɪtɛkt/ (designer of buildings) :: architetto {m}, architetta {f}
architect {n} (planner) :: ideatore {m}, ideatrice {f}
architectonic {adj} (relating to architecture) SEE: architectural ::
architectural {adj} /ˌɑɹkɪˈtɛktʃəɹəl/ (pertaining to architecture) :: architettonico
architecture {n} /ˈɑɹkɪtɛktʃɚ/ (art and science of designing buildings and other structures) :: architettura {f}
architrave {n} /ˈɑɹ.kɪ.tɹeɪv/ (the lowest part of an entablature) :: architrave
archival {adj} (of or pertaining to an archive or archiving) :: di archiviazione, d'archiviazione
archival {adj} (of a quality suited to the conservational needs of an archive) :: archivistico
archival science {n} (the study of archiving) :: archivistica {f}
archive {n} /ˈɑɹkaɪv/ (place for storing earlier material) :: archivio {m}, banca dati {f}
archive {v} (to archive) :: archiviare
archiver {n} (archivist) SEE: archivist ::
archivist {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)kəvɪst/ (one who creates, maintains or controls archives) :: archivista {m} {f}
archlute {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: arciliuto {m}
archly {adv} (in an arch manner) :: maliziosamente
archon {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)kən/ (chief magistrate) :: arconte {m}
archonship {n} (archontate) SEE: archontate ::
archontate {n} (office or position of an archon) :: arcontato {m}
archpresbyter {n} (archpriest) SEE: archpriest ::
archpriest {n} (religious title/rank) :: arciprete {m}
archpriesthood {n} :: arcipretura {f}
arcosolium {n} (a tomb in an arched recess in a wall) :: arcosolio {m}
Arctic {adj} /ˈɑɹ(k)tɪk/ (Pertaining to the northern polar region of the planet) :: artico
Arctic {prop} (a region of the Earth) :: Artide {m}
Arctic Circle {prop} (one of the five major circles of latitude) :: Circolo Polare Artico {m}
arctic hare {n} (Lepus arcticus) :: lepre artica {f}
Arctic Ocean {prop} (the smallest of the five oceans of the Earth, on and around the North Pole) :: Oceano Artico {m}
arcuate fasciculus {n} /ˈɑːkjuːət fəˈsɪkjʊləs/ (bundle of axons) :: fascicolo arcuato {m}
ardor {n} /ˈɑːɹdəɹ/ (great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion) :: ardore {m}, fervore
ardour {n} (ardour) SEE: ardor ::
arduity {n} /ɑːˈdjuːɪti/ (state or quality of being arduous) :: arduità {f}
arduous {adj} /ˈɑːɹd͡ʒuəs/ (needing or using up much energy) :: arduo
arduous {adj} (hard to climb) :: arduo
arduousness {n} (state of being arduous) SEE: arduity ::
are {n} /ɛəɹ/ (unit of area) :: ara {f}
are {v} (be) SEE: be ::
area {n} /ˈæɹ.i.ə/ (particular geographic region) :: area {f}
area {n} (any particular extent) :: area
area {n} :: area {f}
area {n} (soccer: penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
areal {adj} (areal) :: areale
areflexia {n} (lack of neuromuscular reflexes) :: areflessia {f}
arena {n} /əˈɹiːnə/ (an enclosed area, often outdoor) :: arena {f}
arena {n} (the sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre) :: arena {f}
arena {n} (a realm in which important events unfold) :: teatro {m}
areography {n} (study of Mars' geographical features) :: areografia {f}
areometer {n} (device used to measure specific gravity) :: areometro {m}
areometry {n} (measurement of the specific gravity of liquids) :: areometria {f}
Areopagus {n} (supreme council in Athens) :: areopago {m}
Ares {prop} /ˈeəɹiːz/ (the god of war, son of Zeus and Hera) :: Ares
aretalogy {n} (biography in which a deity's attributes are listed in the first person) :: aretalogia {f}
Arethusa {prop} /ˌæɹɨˈθjuːzə/ (nereid nymph who became a fountain) :: Aretusa {f}
aretological {adj} :: aretologico
are you allergic to any medications {phrase} (are you allergic to any medications?) :: sei allergico a qualche medicinale?
are you doing anything tomorrow {phrase} (are you doing anything tomorrow) :: cosa fai domani?
are you feeling better {phrase} (are you feeling better?) :: ti senti meglio?
are you married {phrase} (are you married?) :: sei sposato? or sei coniugato? [to a man], sei sposata? or sei coniugata? [to a woman]
are you OK {phrase} /ɑɹ juː oʊˈkeɪ/ (are you OK?) :: tutto a posto
are your ears burning {phrase} (asked of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion) :: ti hanno fischiato le orecchie?
are you religious {phrase} (are you religious?) :: sei religioso? {m}
are you single {phrase} (are you single?) :: sei single?, sei celibe? [to a male], sei nubile? [to a female]
are you taking any medications {phrase} (are you taking any medications?) :: stai prendendo qualche medicinale?
Arezzo {prop} /əˈɹɛtsəʊ/ (province of Tuscany) :: Arezzo {f}
Arezzo {prop} (capital city of Arezzo) :: Arezzo {f}
argali {n} (Ovis ammon) :: argalì {m}
argent {n} /ˈɑɹdʒənt/ (silver or metal tincture) :: argento {m}
argent {adj} (of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms) :: argento
Argentina {prop} /ˌɑɹ.d͡ʒənˈti.nə/ (Argentine Republic) :: Argentina
argentine {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtiːn/ (fish of the genus Argentina) :: argentina {f}
argentine {n} (Argentina sphyraena) :: argentina {f}
Argentine {prop} (Argentina) SEE: Argentina ::
Argentine {adj} /ˈɑːdʒəntaɪn/ (pertaining to Argentina) :: argentino {m}, argentina {f}
Argentine {n} (person from Argentina) :: argentino {m}, argentina {f}
Argentinian {n} (Argentine) SEE: Argentine ::
Argentinian {adj} (Argentine) SEE: Argentine ::
argentite {n} (silver sulfide) :: argentite {f}, argirite {f}
argileh {n} (hookah) SEE: hookah ::
argillocalcareous {adj} (consisting of or containing, clay and calcareous earth) :: argilla calcarica {f}, fossile di Sant'Agata {m}
arginase {n} (an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of arginine) :: arginasi {m}
arginine {n} /ˈɑɹɡɪniːn/ (an amino acid) :: arginina
argon {n} /ˈɑːɹɡɒn/ (a chemical element) :: argon {m}, argo {m}
Argonaut {prop} (member of the Argo crew) :: argonauta {m}
Argo Navis {prop} (constellation) :: Argo Navis {f}, Navis {f}
Argos {prop} (city in Greece) :: Argo
argot {n} /ˈɑɹɡoʊ/ (secret language of thieves, tramps and vagabonds) :: gergo {m}
argot {n} (specialized vocabulary and terminology of a field) :: gergo {m}, parlata {f}, idioletto {m}
arguable {adj} /ˈɑɹɡjuəbl/ (open to argument) :: disputàbile, opinabile
argue {v} /ˈɑɹ.ɡju/ (intransitive: to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints) :: discutere, dibattere
argue {v} (to have an argument, a quarrel) :: litigare, discutere
argue {v} (transitive: present a viewpoint) :: argomentare
arguer {n} (one who argues) :: argomentatore {m}, argomentatrice {f}
arguing {n} (argument) SEE: argument ::
argument {n} /ˈɑːɡjʊmənt/ (fact or statement used to support a proposition; a reason) :: argomento {m}
argument {n} (verbal dispute; a quarrel) :: discussione {f}, lite {f}
argument {n} (process of reasoning) :: argomentazione {f}
argument {n} (variable that is being passed to a function) :: argomento
Argyll Robertson pupil {n} (a bilateral small pupil of the eye that reduces in size when the patient focuses on a near object but does not constrict when exposed to bright light. It is a sign of neurosyphilis) :: segno di Argyll Robertson {m}
Ari {prop} (town in Italy) :: Ari
aria {n} /ˈɑː.ɹɪə/ (type of musical piece) :: aria {f}
Ariadne {prop} /ˌæ.ɹiˈæ (daughter of King Minos) :: Arianna
Arian {n} (someone whose star sign is in Aries) SEE: Aries ::
Arian {n} /ˈɛəɹi.ən/ (a kind of Christian who holds Arian ideas) :: [used of both Arians and Aryans] ariano
Arian {adj} (pertaining to Arianism) :: ariano (used both for Aryan and Arian)
Arianism {n} /ˈɛəɹɪənɪzəm/ (nontrinitarian Christian teaching) :: arianesimo {m}
arid {adj} /ˈæ.ɹɪd/ (very dry) :: arido
Ariel {prop} (name) :: Ariele {m}
Ariel {prop} (moon of Uranus) :: Ariele {m}
Aries {prop} /ˈɛɹiz/ (constellation) :: Ariete {m}
Aries {prop} (astrological sign) :: Ariete {m}
arigato {interj} /ˌɑɹiˈɡɑtoʊ/ (“thank you”, used in the context of, or to evoke, Japanese culture) :: arigatò, arigató
aril {n} (meat surrounding seed) :: arillo {m}
arillus {n} (aril) SEE: aril ::
Ariostan {adj} (characteristic of Ludovico Ariosto) :: ariostesco
arise {v} /əˈɹaɪz/ (get up, stand up) :: sorgere
arise {v} (start to exist, originate) :: sorgere, apparire, nascere
arista {n} (one of the fibrils found on grains or fishes) :: arista {f}, resta {f}
Aristarch {n} /ˈæɹɪstɑːk/ (severe critic) :: aristarco
Aristides {prop} (male name) :: Aristide {m}
aristocracy {n} /ˌæ.ɹɪˈstɒk.ɹə.si/ (the nobility or the hereditary ruling class) :: aristocrazia {f}
aristocracy {n} (government by such a class) :: aristocrazia {f}
aristocratically {adv} (in an aristocratic manner) :: aristocraticamente
Aristophanean {adj} :: aristofaneo, aristofanio
Aristophanic {adj} (Aristophanean) SEE: Aristophanean ::
Aristotelianism {prop} (philosophical system) :: aristotelismo
Aristotle {prop} (ancient Greek philosopher) :: Aristotele {m}
aristotype {n} (crystallographic structure) :: aristotipo {m}
aristotype {n} (printing process) :: aristotipo {m}
arithmancy {n} (divination using numbers that are the equivalent of letters of a name) :: aritmomanzia {f}
arithmetic {n} /əˈɹɪθmətɪk/ (mathematics of numbers, etc.) :: aritmetica {f}
arithmetic {adj} (arithmetical) :: aritmetico {m}, aritmetica {f}
arithmetical {adj} (arithmetical) SEE: arithmetic ::
arithmetically {adv} (In an arithmetic / arithmetical manner) :: aritmeticamente
arithmetic geometry {n} (branch of mathematics) :: geometria aritmetica {f}
arithmetic mean {n} (measure of central tendency) :: media aritmetica {f}
arithmetic progression {n} (sequence) :: progressione aritmetica {f}
arithmomania {n} (disorder) :: aritmomania {f}
arithmosophia {n} (form of numerology that equates letters of the alphabet with numbers) :: aritmosofia {f}
Arius {prop} /ˈɛəɹi.əs/ (Greek name) :: Ario
Arizona {prop} /ˌæɹɪˈzoʊnə/ (a state of the United States of America) :: Arizona {f}
ark {n} /ɑɹk/ (Noah's ship) :: arca {f}
Arkansas {prop} /ˈɑɹ.kən.sɔ/ (US state) :: Arkansas {m}
Arkhangelsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Arcangelo
Ark of the Covenant {prop} (the sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest) :: Arca dell'Alleanza {f}
arm {n} /ɑɹm/ (weapon) :: arma {f}
arm {n} (heraldic bearings) :: armi {f-p}
arm {v} (to supply with armour or weapons) :: armare
arm {v} (to prepare for action) :: armare
arm {n} (baseball: pitcher) SEE: pitcher ::
arm {n} (upper appendage from shoulder to wrist) :: braccio {m}, membro {m}, membra {f}, arto {m}
arm {n} (limb of an invertebrate animal) :: tentacolo {m}
arm {n} (part of object) :: braccio {m}, asta degli occhiali
arm {n} (bay or inlet) :: ramo {m}, braccio d'acqua {m}, cala {f}, calanca {f}, insenatura {f}, baia {f}
arm {n} (branch of an organization) :: divisione {f}, ramo {m}, settore {m}
arm {n} (figurative: power; might; strength; support) :: braccio armato {m}
arm {n} (part of a chromosome) :: braccio
armadillo {n} /ɑɹməˈdɪloʊ/ (burrowing mammal covered with bony, jointed, protective plates) :: armadillo {m}
Armageddon {prop} /ˌɑɹ.məˈɡɛ.dn̩/ (site) :: Armaghedòn {m}
armchair {n} /ˈɑɹmtʃɛɚ/ (a chair with supports for the arms or elbows) :: poltrona {f}
armed {adj} /ɑɹmd/ (equipped, especially with a weapon) :: armato
armed conflict {n} (contested incompatibility) :: conflitto armato
armed forces {n} (the military forces of a nation) :: forze armate {f-p}
armed police {n} (police) SEE: police ::
Armenia {prop} /ɑɹˈə/ (ancient kingdom and country) :: Armenia {f}
Armenian {adj} /ɑːɹˈmiːni.ən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, Armenians, the language or alphabet) :: armeno
Armenian {n} (person) :: armeno {m}, armena {f}
Armenian {prop} (language) :: armeno {m}
Armenian SSR {prop} (Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, see also: Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic) :: RSS Armena
armful {n} /ˈɑː(r)mfʊl/ (amount an arm or arms can hold) :: bracciata {f}
armhole {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
armiger {n} /ˈɑːɹmɪdʒəɹ/ (person entitled to bear a coat of arms) :: armigero {m}
armiger {n} (squire carrying the armour of a knight) :: scudiero {m}
armigerous {adj} /ɑɹˈmɪ.dʒɚ.əs/ (Entitled to bear a coat of arms) :: blasonato
armillaria {n} (honey fungus) SEE: honey fungus ::
armillary sphere {n} (instrument consisting of graduated metal circles) :: sfera armillare {f}
armilustrum {n} :: armilustro {m}
arm in arm {adv} (arms linked) :: sottobraccio {m}, a braccetto
Arminianism {n} (school of thought) :: arminianesimo {m}
Arminius {prop} (Germanic chieftain) :: Arminio
armipotent {adj} (powerful in battle) :: armipotente
armistice {n} /ˈɑːmɪstɪs/ (formal agreement to end combat) :: armistizio {m}
armlet {n} /ˈɑːmlət/ (A band that is worn on the arm that for ornamental or identification purposes) :: braccialetto {m}
armor {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armor {n} /ˈɑːɹ.mɚ/ (protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces) :: armatura {f}
armor {n} (natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body) :: corazza
armored personnel carrier {n} (armored vehicle for carrying infantry soldiers in combat) :: carro armato {m}
armorial {n} (book on heraldry or arms) :: armoriale {m}, armerista {m}
armory {n} (armory) SEE: armoury ::
armour {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armour {n} /ˈɑːɹ.mɚ/ (protective layer over a body, vehicle etc.) :: armatura {f}
armour {n} (natural protection on an animal's body) :: corazza {f}
armoured train {n} (railway train protected with armour) :: treno blindato, treno corazzato
armoury {n} (Heraldry) :: arme {f}
armoury {n} (place where arms are kept, an arsenal) :: armeria {f}, galleria d'armi {f}
armpit {n} /ˈɑɹmˌpɪt/ (cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder) :: ascella {f}
armpit {n} (somewhere or something foul) :: postaccio {m}
armrest {n} (part of a seat) :: bracciolo
arms-bearer {n} (one who carries weapons) :: soldato armato {m}, armigero {m}
arms race {n} (a competition for military supremacy) :: corsa agli armamenti {f}, corsa al riarmo {f}
arm up {v} (arm) SEE: arm ::
arm-wrestle {v} (to compete in an arm-wrestle) :: fare a braccio di ferro
arm wrestling {n} /ˈɑɹm ˌɹɛs.lɪŋ/ (a sport) :: braccio di ferro {m}
army {n} /ˈɑː.miː/ (military force concerned mainly with ground operations) :: esercito {m}
arnica {n} (plants of genus Arnica) :: arnica {f}
Arno {prop} (river in Tuscany) :: Arno {m}
Arnold {prop} /ˈɑɹnəld/ (male given name) :: Arnaldo
arolium {n} (a median lobe into which the pretarsus expands, in an insect's leg) :: arolio {m}
arolla {n} (stone pine) SEE: stone pine ::
arolla pine {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine ::
Aromanian {prop} /æɹoʊˈmeɪniən/ (language) :: arumeno {m}, aromuno {m}
aromantic {adj} /ˌeɪ.ɹəʊˈman.tɪk/ :: aromantico
aromatherapeutic {adj} (of or pertaining to aromatherapy) :: aromaterapico
aromatherapy {n} (type of therapy) :: aromaterapia {f}
aromatic {adj} /æ.ɹəˈmæt.ɪk/ (fragrant or spicy) :: aromatico {m}
aromatic {adj} (in organic chemistry) :: aromatico, benzenico
aromatic {n} (fragrant plant or spice added to flavour a dish) :: pianta aromatica, gusti {m-p}
around {prep} /əˈɹæwnd/ (defining a circle or closed curve containing) :: attorno
around {prep} (following a path) :: intorno
around {prep} (near) :: vicino, intorno a, verso
around {prep} (at various places in) :: in giro per
around {adj} :: attorno
around {adv} (generally) SEE: generally ::
around the clock {prep} (all the time) :: ventiquattrore, ininterrottamente, di continuo, giorno e notte
arousal {n} /əˈɹaʊzəl/ (the act of arousing or the state of being aroused) :: arrapamento {m}, eccitazione {f}, foia {f}
arouse {v} /əˈɹaʊz/ (to stimulate feelings) :: eccitare, provocare
arouse {v} (to sexually stimulate) :: eccitare, arrapare
arouse {v} (to awaken) :: risvegliare, svegliare
arpeggio {n} /ɑɹˈpɛ.dʒi.oʊ/ (notes of a chord played individually) :: arpeggio {m}
arpent {n} (a unit of area, having various official measures) :: arpento {m}
arquebus {n} (firearm) SEE: harquebus ::
arquebusier {n} (soldier armed with an arquebus) :: archibugiere
arraign {v} /əˈɹeɪn/ (charge someone in a court of law) :: imputare
arrange {v} /əˈɹeɪndʒ/ (to set up, organise) :: disporre
arranged marriage {n} (marriage planned by someone else) :: matrimonio arrangiato {m}, matrimonio combinato {m}
arrangement {n} /əˈɹeɪnd͡ʒmənt/ (act of arranging) :: arrangiamento {m}, sistemazione {f}
arrangement {n} (manner of being arranged) :: incontro {m}
arrangement {n} (collection of things that have been arranged) :: composizione
arrangement {n} (plural: preparations for some undertaking) :: preparativi
arrangement {n} (agreement) :: accomodamento {m}, accordo {m}, compromesso {m}
arrangement {n} (music: adaptation of a piece of music) :: arrangiamento
arrant {adj} (errant) SEE: errant ::
array {n} /əˈɹeɪ/ (clothing/ornamentation) :: abbigliamento {m}, agghindamento {m}
array {n} (collection laid out) :: schieramento {m}, combinato {m}
array {n} (large collection) :: gamma, sfilza {f}, serie {f}, assortimento {m}
arrear {n} /əˈɹɪə/ (work to be done) :: arretrato
arrest {v} /əˈɹɛst/ (to take into legal custody) :: arrestare
arrest {v} :: arrestare
arrest warrant {n} (document authorizing an arrest) :: mandato di arresto {m}
Arretine {adj} /ˈæɹɪtaɪn/ (of, from or pertaining to Arezzo, Italy) :: aretino
arrhinia {n} (congenital absence of the nose) :: arinia {f}
arrhizotonic {adj} (stem-stressed) :: arizotonico, rizoatono
arrhythmia {n} /eɪˈɹɪðmɪə/ (irregular heartbeat) :: aritmia {f}
arrhythmically {adv} (in an arrhythmic manner) :: aritmicamente
arrival {n} /əˈɹaɪ.vəl/ (act of arriving or something that has arrived) :: arrivo {m}
arrive {v} /əˈɹaɪv/ (to reach) :: arrivare
arrive {v} (to get to a certain place) :: arrivare
arriviste {n} (upstart) SEE: upstart ::
arrivistic {adj} :: arrivistico
arrogance {n} /ˈæɹ.ə.ɡəns/ (act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner) :: arroganza {f}
arrogant {adj} /ˈæɹəɡənt/ (having excessive pride) :: arrogante
arrogantly {adv} (in an arrogant manner) :: arrogantemente
arrondissement {n} (an administrative division) :: arrondissement {m}
arrow {n} /ˈæɹ.əʊ/ (projectile) :: freccia {f}
arrow {n} (symbol) :: freccia
arrow {n} (in graph theory) SEE: directed edge ::
arrow key {n} (computer key marked with arrow and used to move the cursor) :: tasto freccia {m}
arrowroot {n} /ˈæɹə(ʊ)ɹuːt/ (Maranta arundinacea) :: maranta arundinacea {f}
arrowroot {n} (starchy substance) :: amido di maranta arundinacea
arrowslit {n} :: arciera {f}
arse {n} (arse) SEE: ass ::
arsehole {n} (anus) :: sfintere {m}, ano {m}, buco del culo {m}
arsehole {n} (inconsiderate or mean-spirited person) :: stronzo, coglione
arsenal {n} /ˈɑː(ɹ)sənəl/ (military establishment) :: arsenale {m}, deposito armi {m}
arsenal {n} (stock of weapons) :: arsenale {m}
arsenal {n} (store or supply of anything) :: arsenale {m}, magazzino {m}, deposito {m}
arsenate {n} (salt or ester of arsenic acid) :: arseniato {m}
arsenic {n} /ˈɑɹsənɪk/ (chemical element) :: arsenico {m}
arsenic acid {n} (H3AsO4) :: acido arsenico {m}
arsenious {adj} (of or containing arsenic with a valence of 3) :: arsenioso
arsenious acid {n} :: acido arsenioso {m}
arsenite {n} (oxyanion of trivalent arsenic) :: arsenato
arsenochromate {n} :: arsenocromato {m}
arsine {n} (AsH3) :: arsina {f}
arsine {n} (derivative of AsH3) :: -arsina
arson {n} /ˈɑɹsən/ (crime of setting a fire) :: incendio doloso
arsonist {n} /ˈɑɹsənəst/ (one who has committed the act of arson) :: piromane, incendiario
arsonphobia {n} (pyrophobia) SEE: pyrophobia ::
arsonry {n} (arson) SEE: arson ::
art {n} /ɑɹt/ (human effort) :: arte {f}
art {n} (conscious production or arrangement) :: arte {f}
art {n} (skillful creative activity) :: arte {f}
art {n} (study) :: arte {f}
art {n} (aesthetic value) :: arte {f}
art {n} (artwork) :: arte {f}, produzione artistica {f}
art {n} (field or category of art) :: disciplina umanistica {f}
art {n} (nonscientific branch of learning) :: disciplina umanistica {f}
art {n} (skill) :: arte {f}
art dealer {n} (someone who buys and sells works of art) :: commerciante d'arte, gallerista {m} {f}
artefact {n} (artefact) SEE: artifact ::
artefactually {adv} (with reference to artefacts) :: artificiosamente
Artemis {prop} /ˈɑɹtəmɪs/ (Greek goddess) :: Artemide {f}
Arte Povera {prop} /ˌɑɹteɪ ˈpoʊvəɹə/ (Italian modern art movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s) :: arte povera {f}
arterial {adj} (relating to an artery) :: arteriale
arteriography {n} (radiography of an artery) SEE: angiography ::
arteriology {n} (branch of angiology) :: arteriologia {f}
arteriosclerosis {n} /ˌɑɹˌtiɹioʊsklɚˈoʊsəs/ (hardening, narrowing or loss of elasticity in arteries or blood vessel) :: arteriosclerosi {f}
arteriosclerotic {adj} (pertaining to arteriosclerosis) :: arteriosclerotico
artery {n} /ˈɑɹ.təɹɪ/ (blood vessel from the heart) :: arteria {f}
artful {adj} /ˈɑːɹt.fəl/ (cunning, crafty) :: astuto
artful {adj} (performed with art or skill) :: abile
artful {adj} (artificial, imitative) :: artificioso
artful {adj} (dexterous, skillful) :: abile
art historian {n} (an expert in art history) :: storico dell'arte {m}, storica dell'arte {f}
arthralgia {n} /ɑɹˈθɹæl.dʒi.ə/ (pain in a joint) :: artralgia {f}
arthritic {adj} /ɑː(ɹ)θˈɹɪtɪk/ (affected by arthritis) :: artritico
arthritis {n} /ɑː(ɹ)θˈɹaɪtɪs/ (inflammation of a joint) :: artrite
arthritism {n} :: artritismo {m}
arthro- {prefix} (biology: referring to a joint or meaning articulation) :: artro-
arthrocentesis {n} :: artrocentesi {f}
arthrodesis {n} (fusion of a joint) :: artrodesi {f}
arthrology {n} (branch of anatomy dealing with the joints) :: artrologia {f}
arthropod {n} (animal of Arthropoda) :: artropode {m}
arthrotomy {n} (the surgical incision of a joint) :: artrotomia {f}
Arthur {prop} /ˈɑːθə(ɹ)/ (male given name) :: Arturo
artichoke {n} /ˈɑɹ.tɪˌtʃəʊk/ (vegetable) :: carciofo {m}
artichoke bottom {n} (edible fleshy receptacle at the bottom of an artichoke flower, see also: artichoke heart) :: fondo di carciofo, girello di carciofo
article {n} /ˈɑɹtɪkəl/ (story, report, or opinion piece) :: articolo {m}, voce {f}
article {n} (member of a group or class) :: articolo {m}
article {n} :: articolo {m}
article {n} (part of speech that specifies a noun) :: articolo {m}
article {n} (section of a legal document) :: articolo {m}, comma {m}
article {n} (object) SEE: object ::
articular {adj} (of, at, or relating to the joints of the body) :: articolare
articulate {adj} /ɑːɹˈtɪk.jə.lət/ (clear, effective) :: chiaro
articulate {adj} (speaking in a clear or effective manner) :: eloquente
articulated bus {n} (articulated bus) :: autobus articolato
articulated lorry {n} (truck and trailer) :: autoarticolato {m}
articulately {adv} (in an articulate manner) :: articolatamente
articulation {n} /ɑɹˌtɪk.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (joint or collection of joints) :: articolazione {f}
articulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to articulation; phonological) :: articolatorio
artifact {n} /ˈɑːtɪfækt/ (object made or shaped by human hand) :: artefatto {m}
artificer {n} (savant) SEE: savant ::
artificer {n} (trickster) SEE: trickster ::
artificer {n} (inventor) SEE: inventor ::
artificer {n} (artisan) SEE: artisan ::
artificial {adj} /ɑː(ɹ)təˈfɪʃəl/ (man-made) :: artificiale, artefatto {m}
artificial {adj} (false, misleading) :: artificioso, falso, artefatto {m}
artificial {adj} (unnatural) :: innaturale, artefatto {m}
artificial insemination {n} (introduction of semen) :: fecondazione artificiale {f}
artificial intelligence {n} (intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity) :: intelligenza artificiale
artificial intelligence {n} (branch of computer science) :: intelligenza artificiale
artificial intelligence {n} (quality of a machine) :: intelligenza artificiale
artificialist {n} (proponent of artificialism) :: artificialista {m} {f}
artificially {adv} (in an artificial manner) :: artificialmente
artificial person {n} (legal person) SEE: legal person ::
artificial selection {n} (intervention by humans in the breeding of plants or animals) :: selezione artificiale {f}
artificial sweetener {n} (sugar substitute) SEE: sugar substitute ::
artillery {n} /ɑɹˈtɪləɹi/ (weapon) :: artiglieria {f}
artillery {n} (army unit) :: artiglieria {f}
Artinian {adj} (of a ring) :: artiniano
Artinskian {prop} :: Artinskiano
artiodactyl {n} /ˌɑːtɪəʊˈdaktɪl/ (any ungulate mammal with an even number of toes) :: artiodattilo {m}
artisan {n} /ˈɑɹtɪzən/ (skilled manual worker) :: artigiano {m}
artist {n} /ˈɑːtɪst/ (person who creates art) :: artista {m} {f}
artist {n} (person who creates art as an occupation) :: artista {m} {f}
artist {n} (skilled person) :: artista {m} {f}
artistic {adv} /ɑɹˈtɪstɪk/ (having creative skill) :: artistico {m}
artistic {adv} (relating to art or artists) :: artistico {m}
artistic {adv} (aesthetically pleasing) :: artistico {m}
artistical {adj} (artistic) SEE: artistic ::
artistically {adv} (In an artistic manner) :: artisticamente
artistic gymnastics {n} (discipline of gymnastics) :: ginnastica artistica {f}
artistic licence {n} (any departure from fact or convention by an artist) :: licenza poetica {f}
artistry {n} (significant artistic skill) :: artisticità {f}
artlessly {adv} (in an artless manner) :: ingenuamente
artmaker {n} (artist) SEE: artist ::
artophorion {n} :: artoforio {m}
arts and crafts {n} (handicrafts) :: artigianati {m}
artwise {adv} (artistically) SEE: artistically ::
artwork {n} /ˈɑːtˌwɜːk/ (graphical elements) :: immagine {f}, elemento grafico {m}
Aruba {prop} /əˈɹuː.bə/ (territory in the Caribbean) :: Aruba
arugula {n} /əˈɹuɡələ/ (herb) :: rucola {f}, ruchetta {f}
Aruküla {prop} (small borough in Estonia) :: Aruküla
arum {n} /ɛ(ə)ɹəm/ (flower or plant in the genus Arum) :: gigaro chiaro {m}, gigaro scuro {m}, gichero {m}
Arvanitic {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in Greece) SEE: Arvanitika ::
Arvanitika {prop} /ˌɑːvəˈnɪtɪkə/ (form of Albanian) :: arvanitico {m}
Arvanitika Albanian {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in Greece) SEE: Arvanitika ::
Aryan {n} /ˈɛəɹi.ən/ (in Nazism: a member of an alleged master race of non-Jewish Caucasians) :: ariano {m}
Aryan {n} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: a white) :: ariano {m}
Aryan {n} (rare: a Proto-Indo-European) :: ario {m}
Aryan {n} (obsolete: in 19th century ethnography, a subdivision of the Caucasian race) :: ario {m}
Aryan {adj} (pertaining to the (alleged) Aryan master race) :: ariano
Aryan {adj} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: pertaining to the Caucasian race) :: ariano
Aryan {adj} (of or pertaining to Indo-European or Aryan peoples, culture, and languages) :: ariano
aryballos {n} (small flask used, in Ancient Greece, to contain perfume or oil) :: ariballo {m}
aryl {n} (univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon) :: arile {m}
as {adv} /æz/ (to such an extent or degree) :: tanto
as {conj} (in the same way that) :: come
as {conj} (at the same instant that) :: quando
as {conj} (at the same time that) :: mentre
as {conj} (varying through time to the same proportion that) :: a mano a mano che, man mano che
as {conj} (considering that, because) :: siccome
as {conj} :: come, quanto ; X as Y - X come Y, tanto X comme Y
as {prep} (Introducing a basis of comparison) :: quanto, come
as {prep} (In the role of) :: come, da
as {conj} (relative conjunction) SEE: that ::
as {conj} (expressing concession) SEE: though ::
as {conj} (than) SEE: than ::
as {conj} (as if) SEE: as if ::
as {adv} (for example) SEE: for example ::
as against {prep} (as opposed to) SEE: as opposed to ::
as a matter of fact {prep} (actually) :: difatti, in realtà
as a result {conj} (consequently) :: pertanto, di conseguenza
as a rule {adv} (in general; most often) :: di regola
asbestos {n} /æs.ˈbɛs.tɒs/ (any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate) :: asbesto {m}, amianto {m}
Ascanius {prop} /æˈskeɪni.əs/ (the son of the Trojan hero Aeneas) :: Ascanio
ascend {v} /əˈsɛnd/ (to fly, to soar) :: salire
ascend {v} (to go up) :: salire
ascend {v} (to succeed) :: riuscire
ascendancy {n} (supremacy; superiority; dominant control) :: influsso {m}
ascension {n} (the act of ascending) :: ascensione {f}
Ascension {prop} (holiday celebrating Ascension of Jesus) SEE: Ascension Day ::
Ascension {prop} (Jesus' rise to heaven) :: Ascensione {f}
Ascension Day {prop} (the fortieth day of Easter) :: Ascensione {f}
ascent {n} /əˈsɛnt/ (act of ascending; motion upwards) :: salita {f}, ascesa {f}
ascertain {v} /ˌæsɚˈteɪn/ (find out; discover or establish) :: accertare, appurare, stabilire, constatare, riscontrare
ascesis {n} /əˈsiːsɪs/ ((rigorous) self-discipline, see also: asceticism) :: ascese {f}
ascetically {adv} (in an ascetic manner) :: asceticamente
Asclepius {prop} /əˈskliːpi.əs/ (Greek god of medicine and healing) :: Asclepio
ascocarp {n} (the sporocarp of an ascomycete) :: ascocarpo {m}
Ascoli Piceno {prop} :: Ascoli Piceno
ascomycete {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) :: ascomicete {m}
ascorbate {n} (salt or ester of ascorbic acid) :: ascorbato {m}
ascorbic acid {n} (the white crystalline organic compound, C6H8O6) :: acido ascorbico {m}
ascorbyl {n} :: ascorbile {m}
ascospore {n} (a sexually produced spore from the ascus of an Ascomycetes fungus) :: ascospora {f}
ascribe {v} /əˈskɹaɪb/ (attribute a cause or characteristic) :: ascrivere
ascribe {v} (attribute a book, etc) :: attribuire
-ase {suffix} (forms the names of enzymes) :: -asi
ASEAN {prop} /ˈæ.zi.ɑn/ (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) :: ASEAN, Associazione delle Nazioni del Sud-est asiatico
aseity {n} /əˈsiːɪti/ (being self-derived, self-existent) :: aseità {f}
asepticize {v} (sterilize) SEE: sterilize ::
asexual {adj} /eɪˈsɛkʃuəl/ (without sexual action) :: asessuale, asessuato
asexual {adj} (having no distinct sex) :: asessuale, asessuato
asexuality {n} (state of not experiencing sexual attraction) :: asessualità {f}
asexuality {n} :: asessualità {f}
asexually {adv} (in an asexual manner; without having sex) :: asessualmente
as far as {prep} (in the scope of) :: per quanto
as far as one knows {adv} (to the best of my knowledge) :: per quanto si sa
as follows {adv} (in the manner described hereafter) :: così, come di seguito, come segue
ash {n} /æʃ/ (solid remains of a fire) :: cenere {f}
ash {n} (tree) SEE: ash tree ::
A-sharp major {n} :: la diesis maggiore
Ashkelon {prop} (city in Israel) :: Ascalona {f}
Ashkenazi {adj} /ˌɑːʃkɪˈnɑːzi/ (of, or relating to Jews from Germany or Eastern Europe) :: ashkenazita, askenazita
Ashkenazi {n} (Jew from Germany or Eastern Europe) :: ashkenazita {m} {f}, askenazita {m} {f}
ashlar {n} /ˈæʃlə/ (masonry making use of such blocks) :: pietra da taglio, pietra squadrata, concio {m}
ashore {adv} /əˈʃɔɹ/ (on the land) :: a riva
ashore {adv} (towards the shore) :: verso riva
ashtray {n} /ˈæʃtɹeɪ/ (receptacle for ashes) :: portacenere {m}, posacenere
ash tree {n} (Fraxinus tree) :: frassino {m}
Ash Wednesday {n} (the Christian day of penitence 46 days before Easter) :: Mercoledì delle Ceneri {m}, Ceneri {f-p}
Asia {prop} /ˈeɪʒə/ (the continent of Asia) :: Asia {f}
Asiago {prop} (a commune in Veneto, Italy) :: Asiago
asialism {n} (decrease of salivary secretion) :: ascialia {f}
Asian {n} /ˈeɪʒən/ (person from Asia) :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian {n} (person from or descended from people from the Indian sub-continent) :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian {adj} (of, relating to or from Asia) :: asiatico {m}, asiatica {f}
Asian black bear {n} (Ursus thibetanus) :: orso dal collare {m}, orso tibetano {m}, orso della luna {m}
Asian Games {prop} (sport event) :: Giochi Asiatici {m-p}
Asian lion {n} /ˈeɪʒən ˈlaɪən/ (species of lion that inhabited Asia) :: leone asiatico {m}
Asiatic golden cat {n} (cat) :: gatto dorato asiatico {m}
Asiatic Vespers {prop} (massacre of Roman citizens in Anatolia in 88 BCE) :: Vespri asiatici {m}
aside {adv} /əˈsaɪd/ (to or on one side) :: a parte
as if {conj} (in mimicry of) :: come se
as if {interj} (interjection) :: come no, già già
as if there were no tomorrow {adv} (to an excessive degree) :: come se non ci fosse un domani
asinine {adj} /ˈæs.ɪ.naɪn/ (of or relating to a donkey) :: asinino {m}
asininity {n} (asinine remark, etc.) :: asineria {f}, ciucata {f}
as is {adj} /æzˈɪz/ ((of an object) in its present state or condition) :: tale quale
as I was saying {phrase} (Used to refer back to a previous statement) :: come stavo dicendo
ask {v} /ˈæsk/ (request an answer) :: chiedere, domandare, interrogare
ask {v} (make a request) :: chiedere, domandare
askance {adv} /əˈskæns/ (of look: with disapproval) :: storto, in cagnesco
askance {adv} (sideways, obliquely) :: obliquamente, di traverso
askari {n} (member of local African military or police) :: ascaro {m}
askew {adj} /əˈskjuː/ (turned or twisted to one side) :: obliquo
ask for {v} (request) :: chiedere
ask for it {v} (provoke an unwanted action) :: cercare rogne, andare in cerca di guai, andare in cerca di rogne
ask for trouble {v} (ask for it) SEE: ask for it ::
askoliasmos {n} :: ascoliasmo {m}
aslake {v} (mitigate) SEE: mitigate ::
asleep {adj} (in a state of sleep) :: addormentato {m}
asleep {adj} (inattentive) :: addormentato {m}
as long as {conj} (if, assuming) :: purché, ammesso che, a patto che, a condizione che
as long as {conj} (while) :: mentre
asocial {adj} (antisocial) SEE: antisocial ::
asocial {adj} /eɪˈsəʊʃ(ə)l/ (not social or sociable) :: asociale
as opposed to {prep} (in contrast to) :: invece di
asp {n} (aspen) SEE: aspen ::
asp {n} /æsp/ (Vipera aspis) :: aspide {m}
asparagus {n} /əˈspɛɹ.ə.ɡəs/ (asparagus plant) :: asparago {m}
asparagus {n} (asparagus shoots (food)) :: asparago {m}
aspartame {n} /əˈspɑːteɪm/ (the artificial sweetener) :: aspartame
aspartic {adj} (of or pertaining to aspartic acid) :: aspartico
aspatial {adj} (not spatial) :: aspaziale
aspect {n} /ˈæspɛkt/ (the way something appears) :: aspetto {m}
aspect ratio {n} :: allungamento {m}
aspectual {adj} (of or pertaining to grammatical aspect) :: aspettuale
aspen {n} /ˈæspən/ (tree of genus Populus sect. Populus) :: pioppo {m}
aspergillus {n} /ˌæspɚˈd͡ʒɪləs/ (any of many molds, of the genus Aspergillus, many of which are pathogenic) :: aspergillo {m}
asperity {n} /əˈspɛɹɪti/ (something that is harsh and hard to endure) :: asperità
aspermatism {n} :: aspermatismo {m}
aspermia {n} (a form of infertility) :: aspermia {f}
asperse {v} (scatter) SEE: scatter ::
asperse {v} (sprinkle) SEE: sprinkle ::
asperse {v} (to falsely charge another) :: calunniare, diffamare
aspersion {n} (an attack on somebody's reputation or good name) :: diffamazione {f}, calunnia {f}, disdoro {m}
aspersion {n} (a sprinkling of holy water) :: aspersione {f}
as per the usual {adv} (as usual) SEE: as usual ::
as per usual {adv} (as usual) SEE: as usual ::
asphalt {n} /ˈæsfɔlt/ (sticky, black and highly viscous liquid) :: asfalto {m}, bitume {m}
asphalt {v} (to pave with asphalt) :: asfaltare
asphodel {n} /ˈæsfədɛl/ (plant of the genus Asphodelus) :: asfodelo {m}
asphyxiate {v} (to smother or suffocate someone) :: asfissiare
aspic {n} /ˈæspɪk/ (dish) :: aspic {m}
aspirant {n} /ˈæspəɹənt/ (someone who aspires to high office, etc.) :: aspirante {m} {f}
aspirate {v} /ˈæs.pə.ɹeɪt/ (to remove a liquid or gas by suction) :: pompare, aspirare
aspirate {adj} (aspirated) SEE: aspirated ::
aspirated {adj} (pronounced with an audible breath) :: aspirato
aspirated h {n} /ˈæspəɹeɪtəd eɪtʃ/ (in the French language usage of the letter h at the start of a word which does not allow liaison with a preceding consonant) :: h aspirata {f}
aspirator {n} (pump which draws gas through a liquid) :: aspiratore {m}
aspire {v} /əˈspaɪɚ/ (to hope or dream) :: aspirare
aspirin {n} /ˈæspɹɪn/ (analgesic drug) :: aspirina {f}
asplenia {n} (absence of normal spleen function) :: iposplenismo, asplenia, alienia {f}
aspontaneity {n} :: aspontaneità {f}
as regards {prep} (regarding) :: per quanto riguarda
ass {n} /æs/ (animal, see also: donkey) :: asino {m}, ciuco {m}, somaro {m}, buricco {m}
ass {n} (stupid person) :: asino, idiota {m}, scemo {m}
ass {n} (buttocks) :: culo {m}
ass {n} (vulgar slang:sex) :: culo {f}
assail {v} /əˈseɪl/ (to attack violently) :: assalire
assailant {n} /əˈseɪlənt/ (an attacker; someone who attacks another violently, or criminally) :: assalitore {m}, aggressore {m}
assassin {v} (assassinate) SEE: assassinate ::
assassin {n} /əˈsæsɪn/ (member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group) :: assassino {m}
assassin {n} (one who, motivated by political reasons, intentionally kills a particular person) :: assassino {m}, assassina {f}
assassin {n} (any ruthless killer) :: assassino {m}, assassina {f}
assassinate {v} /əˈsasɪneɪt/ (to murder by sudden or obscure attack) :: assassinare
assassinate {n} (assassination) SEE: assassination ::
assassinate {n} (assassin) SEE: assassin ::
assassination {n} /əˌsæs.ɪ.ˈneɪ.ʃən/ (murder for political reasons or personal gain) :: assassinio {m}
assassinatrix {n} /əˈsæsɪˌneɪtɹɪks/ (female assassin) :: assassinatrice
assault {n} /əˈsɔːlt/ (a violent onset or attack) :: assalto, attacco, aggressione, arrembaggio {m}, all'arrembaggio {m}
assault {v} (to attack) :: attaccare, aggredire, assalire, molestare
assault rifle {n} (a rifle) :: fucile d'assalto {m}
assay {n} /ˈæseɪ/ (trial, attempt, essay) :: prova {f}, tentativo {m}
assay {n} (the qualitative or quantitative chemical analysis of something) :: analisi {f}, saggiatura {f}, saggio {m}
ass-backwards {adv} (moving backwards, that is, rear end first) :: testacoda
ass-backwards {adv} (in a hopelessly misguided manner) :: alla cazzo di cane, alla carlona, alla meglio, alla bell’e meglio
asscheek {n} /ˈæstʃik/ (slang for a buttock) :: chiappa {f}
assegai {n} /ˈæsəɡaɪ/ (slim hardwood spear or javelin with an iron tip) :: zagaglia {f}
Asselian {prop} :: Asseliano
assemble {v} /əˈsɛmbl̩/ (to put together) :: assemblare, montare, mettere insieme
assemble {v} (to gather as a group) :: riunire, riunirsi, adunare, adunarsi,
assembler {n} (assembly language) SEE: assembly language ::
assembly {n} /əˈsɛ (set of pieces) :: assemblaggio {m}
assembly {n} (act of putting together) :: montaggio {m}
assembly {n} (congregation of people) :: assembramento {m}
assembly language {n} (programming language) :: linguaggio assembly {m}
assent {v} /əˈsɛnt/ (to agree, give approval) :: assentire
assent {n} (agreement, act of agreeing) :: assenso
assert {v} /əˈsɝt/ (To affirm) :: asserire
assertion {n} /əˈsɜːʃən/ (affirmation; statement asserted) :: asserzione, affermazione {f}, asserimento {m}, dichiarazione {f}
assertive {adj} /əˈsɝtɪv/ (boldly self-assured) :: assertivo
assess {v} /əˈsɛs/ (to determine the value of) :: valutare, stimare, estimare
assess {v} (to impose or subject to) :: tassare, applicare
assessment {n} (appraisal) :: valutazione {f}
asset {n} /ˈæsɛt/ (something or someone of any value) :: bene {m}, proprietà {f}, possedimento {m}, risorsa {f}
assets {n} /ˈæsets/ (any property or object of value that one possesses) :: asse {m}
asseverate {v} (declare earnestly) :: asseverare
assfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy ::
assfucker {n} (jerk) SEE: jerk ::
asshole {n} /ˈæsˌhoʊl/ (anus) :: ano {m}, buco del culo {m}
asshole {n} (mean or rude person) :: testa di cazzo, stronzo, chiavica {f}, buco del culo {m}
assiduous {adj} /əˈsɪdʒuəs/ (hard-working, diligent) :: assiduo
assiduously {adv} (in an assiduous manner) :: assiduamente
assign {v} /əˈsaɪn/ (to designate or set apart something for some purpose) :: assegnare, accantonare
assign {v} (to appoint or select someone for some office) :: assegnare
assign {v} (to allot or give something as a task) :: assegnare
assign {v} (to attribute or sort something into categories) :: categorizzare, attribuire
assign {v} (to transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another) :: assegnare, attribuire
assignee {n} (law: one to whom rights or property is being transferred) :: cessionario {m}
assignment {n} (transfer of rights or benefits) :: cessione {f}
assignment {n} (document that effects this transfer) :: atto di cessione {m}
assignor {n} (maker of an assignment) :: cedente {m}
assimilate {v} /əˈsɪm.ɪ.leɪt/ :: assimilare
Assisi {prop} (city) :: Assisi {f}
assist {v} /əˈsɪst/ (help) :: assistere, aiutare
assistance {n} /əˈsɪs.təns/ (aid; help; the act or result of assisting) :: assistenza {f}
assistant {n} (an auxiliary software tool) SEE: wizard ::
assistant {n} /əˈsɪstənt/ (person who assists) :: assistente {m} {f}
assistant referee {n} (official at a football match) :: guardalinee {m}
asskisser {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: ass-licker ::
ass-licker {n} (one who succumbs to authority) :: leccaculo {m} {f}
ass-licker {n} (one who licks ass) :: leccaculo {m} {f}
association {n} /əˌsoʊʃiˈeɪʃən/ :: associazione {f}
association football {n} (soccer) :: calcio {m}
associationism {n} (theory that association is the basis of consciousness) :: associazionismo {m}
associative {adj} /əˈsoʊ.ʃi.ə.tɪv/ (algebraic property of an operator) :: associativo
associatively {adv} (in an associative way) :: associativamente
as soon as {conj} (immediately after) :: non appena
as soon as possible {adv} (as soon as is possible) :: al più presto, il più presto possibile, quanto prima, il prima possibile
assortment {n} /əˈsɔːtmənt/ (collection of varying but related items) :: assortimento {m}, varietà {f}
as such {prep} (per se) SEE: per se ::
assume {v} /əˈsuːm/ (to suppose to be true) :: presupporre, ritenere
assume {v} (take on a position) :: assumere
assumed {adj} (supposed or presumed) :: presunto {m}
assumption {n} /əˈsʌmp.ʃən/ (the act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself) :: assunzione {f}
assumption {n} (supposition) :: supposizione {f}
assumption {n} (thing supposed) :: assunzione {f}
assured {adj} (confident) SEE: confident ::
Assyria {prop} /əˈsɪɹi.ə/ (Semitic Akkadian kingdom) :: Assiria {f}
Assyriological {adj} (of or pertaining to Assyriology) :: assiriologico
Assyriologist {n} (a person who studies ancient Assyria) :: assiriologo {m}
Assyriology {n} (study of the Assyrian language and culture) :: assiriologia {f}
astable {adj} :: astabile
astaciculture {n} :: astacicoltura {f}
astatine {n} /ˈæstəˌtin/ (the chemical element) :: astato {m}
asteatosis {n} :: asteatosi {f}
aster {n} /ˈæstə(ɹ)/ (plant) :: astro {m}
asterisk {n} /ˈæstəɹɪsk/ (symbol used to highlight words or sentences) :: asterisco {m}
asterism {n} /ˈastəɹɪzəm/ (small group of stars) :: asterismo
asterism {n} (typographical symbol) :: asterismo
asterism {n} (a star-shaped figure exhibited by some crystals) :: asterismo {m}
asteroid {n} /ˈæstəɹoɪd/ (astronomy) :: asteroide {m}, pianetino {m}, planetoide {m}
asteroidal {adj} (pertaining to an asteroid) :: asteroidale
asteroid belt {prop} (region of the solar system) :: cintura asteroidale {f}, fascia principale {f}
asteroseismic {adj} (of or pertaining to asterseismology) :: asterosismologico, asterosismico
asterseismology {n} (the seismology of stars) :: astersismologia {f}
as the crow flies {adv} (in a straight line) :: in linea d'aria
asthenocoria {n} :: astenocoria {f}
asthenopia {n} :: astenopia {f}
asthenosphere {n} /asˈθɛnə(ʊ)sfɪə/ (the zone of the Earth's upper mantle, below the lithosphere) :: astenosfera {f}
as the saying goes {phrase} (said as a lead to a proverb or similar) :: come dice il detto
asthma {n} /ˈæzmə/ (chronic respiratory disease) :: asma {f}
asthmatic {adj} /æzˈmætɪk/ (having the characteristics of asthma) :: asmatico
asthmatic {n} (person who suffers from asthma) :: asmatico
as though {conj} /əzˈðəʊ/ (as to suggest that) :: come se
Asti {prop} (province of Piedmont) :: Asti
Asti {prop} (capital of Asti) :: Asti {f}
astigmatism {n} /əˈstɪɡmətɪzm̩/ (defect of a lens) :: astigmatismo {m}
astigmatism {n} (disorder of the vision) :: astigmatismo {m}
astigmometer {n} (optical device) :: astigmometro {m}
a stitch in time saves nine {proverb} (a timely effort can prevent larger problems) :: meglio prevenire che curare, prevenire è meglio che curare, è meglio prevenire che curare
astomatic {adj} (having no stomata) :: astomatico
astonish {v} /əˈstɒnɪʃ/ (to surprise, astound, flabbergast) :: sorprendere, stupire
astonished {adj} (amazed) :: attonito, sorpreso {m}, stupefatto, sbalordito, senza parole, di stucco
astonishment {n} /əˈstɑːnɪʃmənt/ (amazement, great surprise) :: stupore {m}, meraviglia {f}, sorpresa {f}, sbigottimento {m}
astonishment {n} :: stupore
astounding {adj} (that astounds) :: impressionante
astragalus {n} (anklebone) SEE: anklebone ::
astral {adj} /ˈæstɹəl/ (relating to or resembling the stars) :: astrale
astride {adv} /əˈstɹaɪd/ (with one’s legs on either side) :: a cavalcioni
astro- {prefix} (celestial bodies) :: astro-
astrobiology {n} (exobiology) :: astrobiologia {f}
astrobleme {n} /ˈæs.tɹoʊ.blim/ (pit-like structure created by an impacting meteoroid, asteroid or comet) :: astroblema {m}
astrocyte {n} (neuroglial cell in the shape of a star) :: astrocita {m}
astrocytoma {n} :: astrocitoma {f}
astrodynamics {n} (the study of the motion of spacecraft) :: astrodinamica {f}
astrogeology {n} (the science of planet's structure and composition) :: esogeologia {f}, astrogeologia {f}
astroinformatics {n} (processing of large amounts of astronomical data) :: astroinformatica {f}
astrolabe {n} /ˈæs.tɹəˌleɪb/ (astronomical and navigational instrument) :: astrolabio {m}, [rare] astrolabo
astrological {adj} (pertaining to astrology) :: astrologico
astrological sign {n} (sign that is used as the basis of astrology) :: segno {m}, segno zodiacale {m}
astrometry {n} /əˈstɹɒmətɹi/ (branch of astronomy) :: astrometria {f}
astronaut {n} /ˈæstɹəˌnɔːt/ (member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose) :: astronauta
astronautic {adj} (of or pertaining to astronautics) :: astronautico
astronomer {n} /ə.ˈstɹɑ.nə.mɚ/ (one who studies astronomy) :: astronomo {m}, astronoma {f}
astronomic {adj} (pertaining to astronomy) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomic {adj} (incredibly large) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomical {adj} /ˌæstɹəˈnɑːmɪkəl/ (of or relating to astronomy) :: astronomico
astronomically {adv} (relating to astronomy) :: astronomicamente
astronomically {adv} (in the extreme) :: astronomicamente
astronomical unit {n} (measure of distance) :: unità astronomica {f}
astronomist {n} (astronomer) SEE: astronomer ::
astronomy {n} /əˈstɹɑnəˌmi/ (study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere) :: astronomia {f}
astrophic {adj} (describing lyric poetry) :: astrofico
astrophotographer {n} :: astrofotografo {m}
astrophysical {adj} (of or pertaining to astrophysics) :: astrofisico
astrophysically {adv} (with regard to astrophysics) :: astrofisicamente
astrophysics {n} (interdisciplinary branch of astronomy and physics) :: astrofisica {f}
astrostatistics {n} (branch of astroinformatics) :: astrostatistica {f}
Asturian {adj} /æsˈtʊɹ.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to Asturias in Spain) :: asturiano {m}
Asturias {prop} /æsˈtʊɹ.i.əs/ (autonomous community and province of Spain) :: Asturie
astute {adj} /əsˈtjuːt/ (Quick at seeing how to gain advantage) :: avveduto
astutely {adv} (in an astute manner) :: astutamente
astuteness {n} (quality of being astute) :: astuzia {f}, scaltrezza {f}
asunder {adv} /əˈsʌndɚ/ (into separate parts) :: in pezzi
as usual {adv} (as is usually the case) :: come al solito
Aswan {prop} /asˈwɑːn/ (city in southern Egypt) :: Assuan {f}
as well {adv} (in addition, also) :: anche
as well {adv} (to the same effect) :: allo stesso modo
as well as {conj} (and in addition) :: e anche, oltre a, nonché
as well as {prep} :: nonché
as yet {adv} (up to the present) :: non ancora
asylum {n} /əˈsaɪləm/ (place of safety) :: asilo {m}
asylum {n} (mental asylum) :: manicomio {m}
asymmetric {adj} (not symmetric) :: asimetrico
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical) :: asimetrico
asymmetrically {adv} (in an asymmetric manner) :: asimmetricamente
asymmetry {n} /eɪˈsɪmɪtɹi/ (lack of symmetry or proportion) :: asimmetria {f}, dissimmetria {f}
asymptomatic {adj} (not exhibiting any symptoms of disease) :: asintomatico
asymptote {n} (a straight line which a curve approaches arbitrarily closely) :: asintoto {m}
asymptotic {adj} /ˌæsəm(p)ˈtɒtɪk/ (pertaining to values or properties approached at infinity) :: asintotico
asymptotical {adj} (asymptotic) :: asintotico
asymptotically {adv} ((analysis) in an asymptotical manner, in the way of an asymptote) :: asintoticamente
asynartetic {adj} /əˌsɪnɑːˈtɛtɪk/ :: asinarteto
asynchronism {n} (asynchrony) SEE: asynchrony ::
asynchronous {adj} /eɪˈsɪŋkɹənəs/ (not synchronous) :: asincrono
asynchrony {n} (asynchrony) :: asincronia {f}, asincronismo {m}
asyndeton {n} (rhetoric scheme) :: asindeto {m}
asyntactic {adj} :: asintattico
as you sow, so shall you reap {proverb} (consequences of actions are in proportion to intentions) :: raccogli quello che semini
as you were {interj} (return to most recent command) :: come non detto, ordine annullato
at {prep} /æt/ (in or very near a particular place) :: a, in
at {prep} (indicating time) :: a [+ definite article]
at {prep} (in the direction of) :: a
at {prep} (denoting a price) :: a, di
at {prep} (occupied in (activity)) :: a
at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
a tad {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
at all {prep} /æˈɾɔɫ/ (at all) :: assolutamente, ad ogni modo, comunque
at all costs {prep} (sparing no effort) :: a ogni costo, ad ogni costo, a tutti i costi
ataman {n} /ˈætəmən/ (title) :: atamano {m}
at arm's length {prep} (at a distance) :: a debita distanza, a distanza di sicurezza
at a time {prep} (in a continuous period) :: alla volta, per volta
atavistic {adj} /æt.əˈvɪs.tɪk/ (biology: of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations) :: atavico
atavistic {adj} (of a throwback) :: atavico
atavistic {adj} (of the return of earlier, more primitive behavior) :: atavico
ataxia {n} /əˈtæksɪə/ (lack of coordination) :: atassia {f}
Atayal {n} (people) :: Atayal
at dark {prep} (during nightfall) :: durante il tramonto
at death's door {prep} (about to die) :: al capolinea, al lumicino
at ease {prep} (free of anxiety) :: riposo, rilassato, a proprio agio
atelectasis {n} (lung collapse caused by inner factors) :: atelectasia {f}
atelophobia {n} /əˌtɛləˈfəʊbɪə/ (fear of imperfection) :: atelofobia {f}
atemporal {adj} (unaffected by time) :: atemporale
Atenism {n} (religion) :: atonsimo {m}
at first {prep} (initially; at the start) :: dapprima
at first blush {prep} (upon first impression or consideration) :: a prima vista
at first glance {prep} (after only a superficial examination or review) :: a prima vista
at first sight {prep} (at first glance) SEE: at first glance ::
at gunpoint {prep} (under coercion by someone with a firearm) :: a mano armata
Athanasius {prop} /ˌæθəˈneɪsi.əs/ (male given name) :: Atanasio
athanatism {n} (philosophy) :: atanatismo {m}
athanor {n} /ˈæθənɔː/ (furnace or stove designed and used to maintain uniform heat, primarily used by alchemists) :: atanor {m}
atheism {n} /ˈeɪθiɪzəm/ (rejection of belief that any deities exist (with or without a belief that no deities exist)) :: ateismo
atheist {n} /ˈeɪθiɪst/ (a person who believes that no deities exist) :: ateo {m}, atea {f}
atheist {n} (a person who rejects belief that any deities exist, whether or not that person believes that deities do not exist) :: ateo {m}
atheist {n} :: ateo {m}, ateista {m} {f}
atheist {adj} (relating to atheists) SEE: atheistic ::
atheistic {adj} (relating to atheists) :: ateo, ateistico
atheistically {adv} (in an atheistic manner) :: ateisticamente
Athena {prop} /əˈθiːnə/ (Greek goddess) :: Atena {f}
Athenian {n} /əˈθiː.ni.ən/ (an inhabitant, resident, or citizen of Athens, Greece) :: ateniese
Athens {prop} /ˈæθənz/ (capital city of Greece) :: Atene {f}
athermic {adj} /ˌeɪˈθɜɹmɪk/ (resistant to heat passing through) :: atermico
atherogenic {adj} (that initiates or accelerates ather