agudo

adj.
1 sharp, smart, keen, astute.
2 intense, severe, fierce, excruciating.
3 high-pitched, sharp, shrill, piping.
4 acute, clever, keen, insightful.
5 witty, clever.
6 pointed, acute, sharp-edged.
7 acute.
8 oxytone, accented in the last syllable, oxytonic, with a stronger phonetic accent on last syllable.
Acordeón es una palabra aguda "Acordeon" is accented in the last syllable...
m.
high-pitch note, treble.
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agudo
adjetivo
1 (afilado) sharp
2 (dolor) acute
3 figurado (ingenioso) witty; (mordaz) sharp
4 figurado (sentido) sharp, keen
5 (voz) high-pitched
6 (sonido) treble, high
7 LINGÚÍSTICA (palabra) oxytone; (acento) acute
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(f. - aguda)
adj.
1) sharp, acute
2) high, high-pitched
3) clever, witty
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ADJ
1) (=afilado) [filo] sharp; [instrumento] sharp, pointed
2) (=intenso) [enfermedad, dolor] acute; [acento] acute
3) [ángulo] acute
4) (=incisivo) [mente, sentido] sharp, keen; [ingenio] ready, lively; [crítica] penetrating; [observación] smart, clever; [pregunta] acute, searching
5) (=gracioso) witty
6) (Mús) [nota] high, high-pitched; [voz, sonido] piercing
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-da adjetivo
1)
a) <filo/punta> sharp
b) <ángulo> acute
2)
a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; <nota> high
b) <dolor> (duradero) intense, acute; (momentáneo) sharp
c) <crisis> severe
d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
3)
a) (perspicaz) <persona> quick-witted, sharp; <comentario> shrewd
b) (gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
4) <palabra> stressed on the last syllable; <acento> acute
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= keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].
Ex. Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.
Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
Ex. This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
Ex. In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
Ex. In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
Ex. In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
Ex. The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
Ex. The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
Ex. As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
Ex. She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
Ex. So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
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* acento agudo = acute.
* de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
* dolor agudo = twinge.
* Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
* infección aguda = acute infection.
* miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
* SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).
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-da adjetivo
1)
a) <filo/punta> sharp
b) <ángulo> acute
2)
a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; <nota> high
b) <dolor> (duradero) intense, acute; (momentáneo) sharp
c) <crisis> severe
d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
3)
a) (perspicaz) <persona> quick-witted, sharp; <comentario> shrewd
b) (gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
4) <palabra> stressed on the last syllable; <acento> acute
* * *
= keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].

Ex: Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.

Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
Ex: However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
Ex: This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
Ex: In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
Ex: In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
Ex: In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
Ex: The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
Ex: The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
Ex: As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
Ex: She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
Ex: So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
* acento agudo = acute.
* de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
* dolor agudo = twinge.
* Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
* infección aguda = acute infection.
* miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
* SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).

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agudo -da
adjective
A
1 ‹filo/punta› sharp
2 ‹ángulo› acute
B
1 ‹voz› high-pitched; (irritante) shrill; ‹sonido› high-pitched; (irritante) piercing; ‹nota› high
2 ‹dolor› (duradero) intense, acute; (momentáneo) sharp
3 ‹crisis› severe
4 ‹aumento/descenso› sharp
un agudo descenso del índice de mortalidad a sharp fall in the death rate
C
1 (perspicaz) ‹persona› quick-witted, sharp; ‹observación/comentario› shrewd; ‹pregunta› shrewd, searching
2 (gracioso) ‹comentario/persona› witty
3 ‹vista› sharp; ‹oído› sharp, acute; ‹sentido/instinto› keen, sharp
D
1 ‹palabra› stressed on the last syllable
2 ‹acento› acute
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agudo
-da adjetivo

1
a)filo/puntasharp

b)ánguloacute

2
a)voz/sonidohigh-pitched;

notahigh
b)dolor› (duradero) intense, acute;

(momentáneo) sharp
c)crisissevere

d)aumento/descensosharp

3
a) (perspicaz) ‹personaquick-witted, sharp;

comentarioshrewd
b) (gracioso) ‹comentario/personawitty

c)sentido/instintosharp

agudo,-a adjetivo
1 (sensación, enfermedad) acute
2 (tono de voz) high-pitched
(sonido) treble, high
3 (ingenioso) witty
4 (oído, vista, olfato) sharp, keen
'agudo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aguda
- fina
- fino
- ingeniosa
- ingenioso
- lista
- listo
- sagaz
- estridente
- ladino
- pinchazo
- pitido
- quejido
English:
acute
- crack
- high
- high-pitched
- keen
- piping
- quick
- quick-witted
- raging
- sharp
- shrill
- witty
- yap
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agudo, -a
adj
1. [filo, punta] sharp
2. [vista, olfato] keen
3. [crisis, problema, enfermedad] serious, acute
4. [dolor] intense;
sentí un dolor agudo al mover el brazo I felt a sharp pain when I moved my arm
5. [sonido, voz] high, high-pitched
6. [perspicaz] [persona] sharp, shrewd;
[ingenio] keen, sharp
7. [ingenioso] witty;
estás muy agudo you're on form o very witty today;
Irónico
¡muy agudo! [cuando algo no es gracioso] very clever o funny!;
[cuando algo es evidente] very observant!
8. Gram [palabra] stressed on the last syllable
9. Gram [tilde] acute
nm
agudos [sonidos] treble
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agudo
adj
1 acute
2 (afilado) sharp
3 sonido high-pitched
4 (perspicaz) sharp
5 LING
:
acento agudo acute accent
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agudo, -da adj
1) : acute, sharp
2) : shrill, high-pitched
3) perspicaz: clever, shrewd
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agudo adj
1. (en general) sharp
este cuchillo tiene la punta muy aguda this knife has a very sharp point
2. (sonido, voz) high / high pitched
un silbato agudo a high pitched whistle
3. (ángulo, dolor) acute
un ángulo agudo an acute angle
sintió un dolor agudo she felt an acute pain
4. (comentario) witty [comp. wittier; superl. wittiest]
nos hizo reír con sus respuestas agudas he made us laugh with his witty replies
5. (sentido) keen
un olfato agudo a keen sense of smell
6. (palabra)
"sofá" es una palabra aguda the accent is on the last syllable in "sofá"
tener la vista más aguda que un lince to have eyes like a hawk

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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