Translation of impression in Spanish:


impresión, n.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈprɛʃən/ /ɪmˈprɛʃ(ə)n/


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    • 1.1(idea, image)

      impresión feminine
      my impressions of France las impresiones que tengo de Francia
      • first impressions las primeras impresiones
      • it's my impression that she doesn't want to go tengo / me da la impresión de que no quiere ir
      • this sketch is to give you an impression of what the house will look like este croquis es para que se haga una idea de cómo será la casa
      • to give sb the impression that … darle a algn la impresión de que …
      • I get the impression that he wants us to leave tengo / me da la impresión de que quiere que nos vayamos
      • sorry, I obviously had the wrong impression about you lo siento, está visto que me había formado una opinión equivocada de ti
      • He manages the feat of being at once soft-spoken and opinionated - giving the impression that he genuinely doesn't care what other people think of him.
      • Language is a means to communicate ideas and impressions, its development influenced by the environment, by physiological and psychological traits.
      • He was eager to share his impressions and opinions on my writings.
      • The manager gave the impression that the whole idea was a distant fantasy unworthy of immediate attention on Friday, but there was an element of enthusiasm too.
      • My first impression is that this idea needs some rethinking or, at least, a cost-benefit analysis.
      • But she gave the impression she had no idea of the level of abilities and needs of the client group concerned.
      • My impression is that his opinions were built on several myths and false assumptions.
      • What makes it noteworthy is the audio portion, which is essentially a mini-interview with Jeanne Moreau about her impressions and opinions of the film.
      • Even more interesting is our common sense intuition that first impressions are, more often than not, roughly correct.
      • And if what we think is true is based on wrong ideas or impressions, the results can be devastating.
      • From this beginning, please use the ten directions below and document your thoughts, feelings, impressions at each of the ten stages.
      • Once an impression or conviction takes hold, it stays there, with stubborn intensity.
      • But I've outlined above how I will deal with it, and my thoughts, feelings and impressions on the subject.
      • Here I would like to share my personal impressions of the event, as well as make a few related observations.
      • Our initial, favourable impressions were confirmed as soon as the bread arrived.
      • Furthermore, Alex got the distinct impression that Lori was running away from something.
      • Peter's letter in the last issue may have given some people the wrong impression.
      • As she explains: ‘The strongest impression on me was the silence, the absence of human presence and the scale and beauty of the icebergs.’
      • Look, we know people form impressions within the first few minutes.
      • They use the analogy of a broken window - if a broken window in a building is not repaired then the other windows will soon be broken too because people get the impression that nobody cares.
      • Detectives circulated artists' impressions of the attacker, security was stepped up at the university and undercover police patrols were mobilised in the area.
      • Sources close to the project told Scotland on Sunday that while artists' impressions and outline plans exist for the roof, the technical details of how it will be built have still not been worked out.
      • More than any other medium, our perception of architecture is increasingly mediated through renders, walkthroughs and glossy artist's impressions.
      • Drawings along the way captured the artist's impressions of the trip.
      • Of course the pictures here are just artist's impressions of what they looked like, because they died long ago and I have never heard of any pictures of them.
      • For a few days, starting today, an artist's impressions of a new-look town centre will be on display in the Harpur Suite in the town centre and staff will be on hand to discuss the latest ideas for revamping the area.
      • An artist's impressions of the Lismore Cultural Precinct from Keen Street, with the new combined art gallery/museum that will be a major feature of the site.
      • They object to the size of the flats, which would be up to three-and-a-half storeys high, and have produced their own artists' impressions of what the development could look like.
      • These are artists' impressions, and these artists are not architects.
      • Groundworks Architects have released artists' impressions detailing how the former Victorian magistrate's court in the heart of Otley will be changed.
      • Artist impressions of what a Trowbridge shopping precinct and a former superstore could look like after a £25m revamp have been released to the public.
      • Can you give us details of the refurbishment which Odeon planned for the building, including artists' impressions?
      • Police believe the two incidents are connected and are appealing for witnesses, releasing artist impressions of three men linked with the raid this week.
      • Displays will include copies of the plans submitted to Ryedale District Council and artist's impressions showing how the defences will look.
      • Artists' impressions have been drawn up to simulate how the classroom could look, with a boggy area designed to encourage frogs and other insects to the land.
      • The detailed drawings and artists' impressions will on display at the County Ground between 1pm and 8pm.
      • Not having seen the artist's impressions for the original Coppergate development, I cannot say whether they were good or not.
      • Outline Planning permission was granted and design plans, together with artists' impressions were made available.
      • The four pictures are modern impressions of Lancaster scenes and a donation from each sale will go straight to the city based charity.
      • From Byzantine mosaics to pastel impressions by Mary Cassatt, ‘mother and child’ as a theme in art has proven to be timeless.

    • 1.2(effect)

      impresión feminine
      to make / create a good/bad impression on sb causarle / producirle a algn una buena/mala impresión
      • the mirrors give the room the impression of depth los espejos le dan (una sensación de) profundidad a la habitación
      • it made no impression at all on the stain no surtió ningún efecto en la mancha
      • we were beginning to make some impression on their defense estábamos empezando a hacer mella en su defensa
      • she certainly made an impression! ¡no hay duda de que causó impacto!
      • She added that if the city made a good impression on such visitors, there could be a spin-off benefit if they returned to York at a later date with their families or friends for a holiday.
      • His latest film has failed to make much of an impression on US critics, following its Christmas Day release in America.
      • It made a strong impression on me and, with other influences, led to my refusing to register with the Selective Service System two years later.
      • Now I don't know about other women, but when I'm choosing my look for the day or night men are the furthest thing from my mind, unless I am trying to create an impression on a particular guy.
      • Then when I was 13, I read Nietzsche for the first time, and though I didn't understand him completely, he made a big impression on me.
      • Her decision not to testify had left a bad impression on the jurors, despite the judge specifically ordering them not to read anything into it.
      • Burns made a lasting impression on Irish writers, who drew both literary and political inspiration from a figure who crossed barriers of class, language, and nation in liberating ways.
      • She made a lasting impression on me - from major decisions like studying Chemistry at university to small things like the way I write my capital E's when doing block capitals.
      • First inspections in the competition are due anytime during the month of June, and we should strive to make a good impression on the judges first time round.
      • The Niagara Falls are not the widest or highest waterfalls in the world but their energy and magnificent beauty makes a deep impression on those lucky enough to have seen them.
      • I remember I was taken to see a private collection at the age of 15 and that certainly made an impression on me.
      • His experiences made an indelible impression on him.
      • There are always people you know by name and face because they really haven't changed all that much and they left quite an impression on you even after all these years.
      • The courage and strength she found after going through these terrible events, and the courage and strength she drew from her surviving family, made an enormous impression on me.
      • Truthfully, he didn't make much of an impression on me.
      • I do know that Benedict left a lasting impression on our family, he made us slow down, savour life, and treasure our other children even more.
      • But he has made such an impression on staff, students and parents that they have nominated him for a National Excellence in Teaching Award.
      • A good handshake makes a lasting, favorable impression.
      • He was hoping to make some kind of impression on his audience.
      • In just 30 seconds, a commercial can create an indelible impression in the minds of consumers.

  • 2

    • 2.1(imprint)

      impresión feminine
      huella feminine
      to leave an impression in/on sth dejar una impresión / huella en algo
      • A mezzotint plate produced fewer impressions than a line engraving, but the engravers bewailed its invention, as being an easier and more facile process.
      • Wood engraving allows to make finer lines than woodcuts and more impressions from the same block.
      • Then he must recarve the second image into the remainder of the same block, apply the second color and print over the impressions of the first step.
      • The impressions of many Yokohama prints are often fair to poor.
      • Each impression in a print edition was different - thereby erasing the idea that they should all be the same.
      • Like for a woodcut, hardly more than 2000 or 3000 impressions could be obtained from one plate.
      • He produced a huge body of work in woodcut, etching, and lithography, but each print usually exists in only a few impressions, as he liked to print his work himself.
      • And when the block was used up by too many impressions, a new woodblock was carved - provided there was enough demand from the market for new copies.
      • At least some of these more modern impressions may have been printed with sepia-colored ink instead of the black used in earlier examples.
      • For example, 97/200 means that this is the 97th impression out of an edition of 200 prints.
      • Besides, because of the harder wood, more impressions were possible from one block.
      • If furthermore the impression is lousy with broken lines from worn blocks, you can be sure that it is a late edition.
      • Hardly more than 2,000 impressions could be taken from a woodblock without a rather visible deterioration of quality.
      • With each copy printed from a woodblock, the impression quality worsened due to the wear of the block.
      • A silk screen impression of a heroine from yesteryear sitting in a languid pose declaring her self-awareness is juxtaposed with the modern.

    • 2.2Printing

      impresión feminine
      second impression reimpresión
      • A second impression was issued nine months after the first and Dodgson began to plan a sequel.
      • In some books he used three impressions: one for staves, another for notes and other musical signs, and the third for the text.
      • Of all the books' multiple impressions, two in particular stand out.
      • Reprints - Reprints are impressions made from the original block but after the first edition.

    • 2.3Dentistry

      impresión feminine
      molde masculine
      • Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth using a kind of putty and send these to a laboratory where the splint is made.
      • This action will create an impression of the top teeth in the rubber material.
      • A dog-bite expert, who analysed dental impressions of Charlie's teeth, concluded that Mr Green's injuries were not caused by a dog.
      • Once the gum around the implant has healed, your dentist can take impressions to allow the crown, bridge or denture to be made.
      • After an initial consultation, your dentist creates an impression of your teeth and sends it to a lab where veneers are custom-made.

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    imitación feminine
    • Harold entertained everyone with impressions of his namesake, Evans.
    • Owen laughed and I continued entertaining him with impressions until we pulled up to the curb of his house.
    • And I amused everyone at Urgent Care with my stunning impressions of ocean animals.
    • Luca's smiled softened when faced with her perfect impression of a small animal caught in the headlights of a large truck.
    • If people aren't doing impressions of him in order to try and win Oscars, they're ghoulishly buying up the house where he lived for 35 years.
    • Yes, I've been told that I look like I am doing a Carl Sagan impression, but that was simply the way I spoke, mon ami.