Translation of detachment in Spanish:

detachment

distancia, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈtætʃmənt/ /dɪˈtatʃm(ə)nt/

noun

  • 1

    (aloofness) distancia feminine
    (aloofness) indiferencia feminine
    (objectivity) objetividad feminine
    (objectivity) imparcialidad feminine
    he watched the execution of the prisoners with detachment presenció impasible la ejecución de los prisioneros
    • I wish I could approach this with the cool detachment that I view the new series of Enterprise, or the next episode of Desperate Housewives.
    • The intellectual's obligation to detachment and objectivity is never lost sight of.
    • While watching ‘The Passion’ I felt a sense of detachment even as I was being emotionally pummeled by the images on the screen.
    • The epistemological ideals of clarity, detachment and objectivity have silenced nature's voice.
    • But attitudes of detachment and objectivity are as necessary to the work of the pathology laboratory as sympathy and compassion are to the conduct of a funeral service.
    • In truth, we envy his capacity for cool detachment - this is not a luxury we can enjoy.
    • In the effort to avoid the charge of elitist arrogance they are in danger of abandoning the only commodities which they have to sell: detachment and objective judgment.
    • ‘I come to this post with experience of showing detachment and objectivity’, he said.
    • Paradoxically, by presenting events with cool detachment even during moments of great danger, audience involvement becomes more and more intense.
    • For the thinking designer, cool detachment seems to be the only note that can be struck with any conviction.
    • Collins always seemed to play the game with an air of detachment, a cool aloofness in his comfortable possession of the ball and passing that was as smooth as soul music.
    • Po imparts the sense of detachment that allows one to remain in the moment.
    • She talks about her past with a certain amount of detachment, even objectivity.
    • Journalistic norms call for the same attempt at objectivity and detachment.
    • These functions must be carried out with objectivity and detachment and the institution must therefore be structured in such a way as to facilitate this goal.
    • John F. Kennedy, with his cool detachment, humor and irony, was the supreme example.
    • They do not claim to be objective, of course, because they know that real objectivity is impossible, nor do they confuse distance with detachment.
    • Instead, the film-makers create an ever-expanding universe of accidental characters and sub-plot lines that perpetuate a sense of futility and detachment.
    • As the direction demands, they stay on point, rendering Beckett's dark humour with an appropriate sense of impersonality and detachment.
    • With this disillusionment came a sense of elated detachment.
  • 2formal

    (act of detaching)
    desprendimiento masculine
    • Retinal detachment (separation of the retina from the pigment epithelium behind it) is a rarer cause of blindness.
    • A second form of retinal detachment may develop when new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina.
    • The implications of this idea extend beyond vascular disease to other matrix remodeling and detachment processes such as cancer.
    • In contrast, bead detachment during the initial ramp-up period was almost instantaneous and usually occurred without visible deformation of the cell body.
    • The parameters of this model are the rate constants f and g for myosin binding and detachment, and the free and bound variance levels VI and VZ.
    • For thick coatings the mode of release was a broad peel front that led to detachment, whereas removal on thin coatings occurred by localized peeling and coalescence.
    • These vessels leak fluid and blood and scar the nerve tissue inside the eye, increasing the risk of retinal detachment and severe vision loss in infants.
    • During the final stages of fruit development, detachment of the valves from the replum proceeds.
    • Blunt injury to the eyeball tends to be less dangerous, but, if severe, may cause rupture and collapse of the globe, loss of contents and detachment of the retina.
    • If the vitreous is exceptionally adherent to a weak point on the retina, a tear, hole, or detachment may develop.
    • Among the Aeromonas spp. tested in this study, cell detachment and shrinkage were observed as cytopathic change.
    • Cell detachment and shrinkage of Vero cells were recorded as toxic changes.
    • He subsequently developed a left retinal detachment and was referred to the vitreoretinal unit for surgery.
    • The process of abortion, consists of two parts, detachment and expulsion; but these do not always bear an uniform relation to each other, in their duration or severity.
    • Ven mutants exhibit gross anatomical defects in the nerve cords, including their complete detachment from the body wall.
    • Movement along the P detachment may have resulted in the final separation of the crust and the exposure of mantle at the sea floor in the south of the study area, although here the nature of basement has not yet been determined.
    • The scarring and bleeding caused by the excess growth of these blood vessels can lead to retinal detachment, resulting in vision loss.
    • Application of pressures above - 25 mm Hg resulted in detachment of the aspirated projection forming a separate vesicle.
    • This can lead to retinal detachment, in which the retina and optic nerve separate - a bit like pulling the plug on the whole system.
    • Interlinked systems of predominantly sinistral detachment faults are developed lying parallel to or at low angles to bedding.
  • 3

    Military
    destacamento masculine
    • The four Kidd-class destroyers will become the flag ships of separate detachments of the task force,’ he said.
    • U.S. Central Command sent a detachment of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division to control the facility's gate.
    • The Japanese garrison, which included two infantry battalions and naval detachments, resisted tenaciously and the islands were not declared secure until 18 May.
    • The Special Operations division deployed missions and detachments in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Burma, Siam (now Thailand), and China.
    • The detachment accomplished its objective with no casualties, returning on May 26, 1883.