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# Traducción de *odd* en Español:

## odd

## raro, *adj.*

Ver definición en Español de raro

### adjetivo odder, oddest

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(strange)(idea/person/behavior) raro(idea/person/behavior) extraño*the odd thing is that …*—*lo raro / lo curioso es que …**he's the oddest of men*—*es el hombre más raro del mundo**how odd that there's no one here to meet us*—*qué raro que no haya venido nadie a buscarnos**it was odd of her not to say anything*—*fue raro que no dijera nada**that's (very) odd: there's no milk left*—*qué raro / qué cosa más rara: no queda leche**how very odd that he should write to me now*—*qué raro que me haya escrito ahora*

*The graphics also seem very odd at times, it all looks lovely so long as you don't move.**And there were a couple of things he said that certainly seem rather odd.**Doesn't that seem rather odd that none of her colleagues would defend her?**They think it's rather odd to be so highly involved in football and it's vice-versa.**I find it very odd that individuals are against legislation of this sort.**After a while she noticed something quite odd.**Her decidedly odd looks are a major distraction whenever she is on screen.**But in those areas where he did well, sometimes the numbers look decidedly odd.**He reached into his pocket for his keys, and he noticed something odd.**She thought it odd that Jake would do so many nice things for him.**His arms and legs straightened out, no longer sticking out at odd angles.**Images are made strange in her works by their changed contexts and odd juxtapositions.**By an odd coincidence, she capped the marker just as he hung up the phone.**She began to tremble violently as she felt an odd sensation come over her.**Tel's fingers involuntarily clenched up as he felt the odd sensation once more.**Back in the desert I had an odd sensation of riding into a landscape.**The odd thing is that he did the interview at all, I think.**The acting is strong, though odd at times.**Sometimes I meet people in odd places and am surprised to learn that they are on their first overseas trip.**Sunday was a nice lazy day, full of odd surprises and a few belly laughs.*

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(occasional, random)*she smokes the odd cigarette*—*se fuma algún / alguno que otro cigarrillo**except for the odd fisherman …*—*a excepción de algún / alguno que otro pescador …**he's done odd jobs for us*—*nos ha hecho algunos trabajitos*

*The time saved by this happening far outweighs the odd occasion when someone does not leave it at the end of his drive.**Truth be told, there are crowds of people who never drink, or who drink only on the odd occasion.**We had the odd drink together but we didn't glam around.**However, there is the occasional shock and the odd fleeting moment of interest as to who will be next for the chop.**On the odd occasion that he's had a few to drink, I think he brings out the red suit and talks wistfully about his sleigh.**And on the odd occasion Redfearn escaped the clutches of Bauress, Steve Hollis was on hand to look after the ex-Premiership star.**On the odd occasion he might wish to be somewhere else.**Sharp riffs that occasionally nick the odd melody.**Fortunately, I am relatively immune from this in the middle of Bear Lane, although I occasionally hear the odd siren.**I have to admit, I have milked my abilities on the odd occasion.**And although the odd incident used to happen in the past, that number has increased with the number of activities in the area.**I haven't been keeping up with his last few releases, although the odd track has occasionally grabbed my attention.**They apologised as they fidgeted with the bags and behaved as well as they could but lost their nerve on the odd occasion.**And, on the odd occasion, he has even been put in as an emergency centre-back.**But on the odd occasion they venture outside these extremes, the country descends into chaos.**However, they quickly dried in the sunshine with just the odd patch of mud remaining.**I'm doing a small site on Ghost Buildings - a unimaginative term for the odd remainders left behind when a building goes down.**In the meantime I am eating toast with marmalade every few minutes and the odd meal whenever I can face it.**It showed as low tackle followed low tackle, followed by the odd flamboyant dive or five.**Messi's account of his spare time includes nothing racier than PlayStation and the odd barbecue.*

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3.1(unmatched, single)

(sock/glove) desparejado(sock/glove) sin pareja*I've heard of sock heaven for odd socks, but there must be a bookmark heaven for missing bookmarks as I've lost heaps over the years.**Your muddled brain, full of paperclips and odd socks and dirty cotton wool buds simply cannot function.**I once wrote a manifesto for odd socks wearers on a post-it note.**Ever wondered if all those forgotten passwords end up in the same place as those missing odd socks?**The pace of events has slowed down and we take time for personal maintenance, like washing odd socks.**But the forks they use will be an odd assortment of different sets.**If the pans remain level, the odd coin is among the 13 set aside.*

3.2Matemáticas

(number) impar*If the number in the second column is odd, divide it by two and drop the remainder.**Notice that smoothing a crossing changes the number of components of a link by one and that multiplication by z switches odd and even polynomials.**If you are taking half an odd number, use the integer quotient and ignore the remainder of 1.**An odd perfect number is defined to be an odd integer that is equal to the sum of its proper divisors.**The issue of odd perfect numbers remains unsettled, however.**In it Vinogradov proved that every sufficiently large odd integer can be expressed as the sum of three primes.**He stated that any even integer can be written as the sum of two primes and every odd integer is either a prime or the sum of three primes.**Even integers in the top row correspond to throws from the right hand, and odd integers to throws from the left.**In his talk, he gave an outline of some of Thompson's work, beginning with the odd order theorem of Feit and Thompson.**Every even natural number x greater than six can be written as the sum of two distinct odd primes.**Goldbach also conjectured that every odd number is the sum of three primes.**Hence such graphs require n to be odd, and then for each axis there are n such graphs.**If that number is odd, the last object will be a circle.**When k is an integer there are k or 2k petals depending whether k is odd or even.**I thought about the origin of all square numbers and discovered that they arose from the regular ascent of odd numbers.**In every known pair, both numbers are even or both are odd.*

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4.1(being left over, spare)

*have you got the odd 3p?*—*¿tienes tres peniques sueltos / los tres peniques?**if you've got the odd moment to spare*—*si tienes algún momento libre**I have a few odd bits of fabric left over*—*me han sobrado unos retazos*

4.2coloquial (approximately)

*it cost me 30 pounds odd or 30-odd pounds*—*me costó 30 y tantas libras / 30 y pico libras*coloquial*she must be 80 odd by now*—*debe tener 80 y tantos años / 80 y pico (de) años*

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