Translation of weather in Spanish:


tiempo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwɛðər/ /ˈwɛðə/

See Spanish definition of tiempo


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    tiempo masculine
    (map/chart) (before noun) meteorológico
    good/bad weather buen/mal tiempo
    • in hot weather cuando hace calor
    • what's the weather like? ¿cómo está el tiempo?
    • what's the weather like in Mexico? ¿qué clima tiene México?
    • you can't go out in this weather no puedes salir con este tiempo
    • weather permitting si hace buen tiempo
    • they work outdoors in all weatherscountable trabajan a la intemperie haga el tiempo que haga
    • weather bureau servicio meteorológico
    • weather conditions estado del tiempo
    • Due to the bad weather, torrential rain and wind, the game was halted after the first half.
    • After basking in hot summer sunshine, the weather broke and torrential rain and flash floods brought chaos across Greater Manchester.
    • The Met Office has predicted an unsettled period of weather with rain and wind.
    • During the winter, its southerly location guarantees warm weather and sunshine when our own more northerly climes turn bleak.
    • This work will be carried out in the near future weather permitting.
    • He said the trek had been something of an ordeal over difficult terrain and there had been days of miserable weather with wind, rain and snow.
    • The forecast is for brighter weather after days of rain.
    • We need some rain though and dry weather has been forecast up to Thursday.
    • The launch had twice been postponed due to bad weather.
    • The work was due to start on January 5 but was delayed due to bad weather.
    • Melbourne is well known for its unpredictable weather but today's cold snap was one for the history books.
    • You have all the elements of a potential disaster in the making, speed, unpredictable elements, cold weather and mountains.
    • We are two thirds of the way through the winter season without any cold weather or significant snowfall.
    • Forecasters said the UK would take on a tropical feel, with sticky and muggy weather making conditions unpleasant.
    • The cold weather has been suddenly replaced by warm humid conditions.
    • A Met Office spokesman said that the cold weather would continue until Sunday, when it should become milder.
    • The weather is also unpredictable: it can be cold, hot or raining; you just don't know what to expect.
    • What's the weather like where you are?
    • Approximately 700 cyclists braved inclement weather as well as Friday night traffic to cause a little non-polluting road congestion.
    • Severe wintry weather is expected to continue over the weekend.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(wear)

      (rocks) erosionar
      (surface) desgastar
      the wind and rain have weathered the castle walls el viento y la lluvia les han dado una pátina a los muros del castillo
      • her face had been weathered by the sun and wind tenía el rostro curtido por el sol y el viento
      • the rock has been weathered smooth la roca se ha alisado por efecto de la intemperie
      • Old, his face was weathered and wrinkled, but he always had a smile for the strange woman and her sporadic emotional outbursts.
      • A small crevice in the cliff allowed them passage, into a very small, shadowy space between many boulders and the remains of a gnarled, weathered tree.
      • Bill Harney has the gnarled hands and weathered hat of a lifetime's work with cattle.
      • Little by little, she was making repairs, yet trying to maintain the authentic feel of the place, using older, more weathered wood.
      • Missing limbs, missing teeth, scars and weathered skin were abundant.
      • Only in the color difference between new and weathered limestone are there obvious hints at the distinction.
      • Her frame was small, her back was bent, and her skin was weathered, but her vigorous soul persevered.
      • The materials used on the exteriors give the house a pleasing, weathered appearance.
      • The lining, pure silk, may be dropping off out of old age, but the thick, weathered wool still does its job.
      • He is believed to be in his late 20s and he is said to have a weathered, worn face.
      • He had an old, rough, grizzled face, quite aged and weathered, and his eyes were a deep, deep blue, like chips of ice.
      • His frame was aged and weathered, but he did not look old by any means.
      • Their vegetation, mostly scrub pine, is noticeably weathered from the fierce storms that punish this area.
      • The bricks had been weathered and the stone and brickwork needed repairing.

    • 1.2

      (wood) secar
      (wood) curar

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    (crisis/scandal) sobrellevar
    (crisis/scandal) capear
    → see storm
    they managed to weather the oil shortage se las arreglaron para hacerle frente a / para capear la escasez de petróleo
    • The news was welcomed by traders in the city who have weathered a difficult winter, as they vowed to keep up the momentum.
    • We have been able, therefore, to weather a very difficult economic climate.
    • ‘We have successfully weathered the most difficult times in recent years,’ chairman and managing director Lo Yuk-sui said.
    • Overall, the company is cutting costs and making profits, weathering the difficult economic conditions very well.
    • But many more similar measures are needed to help businesses weather the extremely difficult conditions ahead.
    • The family feel an immense sense of satisfaction after weathering all the dangers to reach Australia, where they are building a new life with friends and family who are already there.
    • But he appears to have weathered the transition well, and this team should be stronger in the second half as it continues to jell.
    • The database giant appears to have weathered the downturn.
    • Religious publications also appear to have weathered the downturn in religious practice.
    • Take comfort in the fact that Richmond has been around for over 5,000 years and has successfully weathered countless earthquakes.
    • By the 1760s, therefore, it seemed that the church had successfully weathered a century of intense religious conflict.
    • The British economy over the same period grew by 2.8% and has weathered the recent downturn better.
    • For this orchestra has weathered centuries of political unrest and revolution in its homeland.
    • Defensive companies are those businesses that are said to weather economic downturns better than most.
    • But if the euro-zone economy is to weather future downturns better, the process must start.
    • The country has successfully weathered the painful transition from authoritarianism to participatory government.
    • Anglo-American air power relations have successfully weathered serious political tensions because leaders have focused on strategic goals.
    • I was trying to make sure that we weathered the onslaught of the Asian economic crisis.
    • After weathering the Asian crisis, the city is fast losing its competitive advantage.
    • Hunter-gatherer societies, for example, weathered more ups and downs in food availability.

intransitive verb

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    (rock) erosionarse
    (surface) desgastarse
    stone weathers well la piedra resiste bien los efectos de la intemperie
    • Materials have weathered well in the ten years since the building was completed.
    • Requiring no artificial preservative, the wood weathers naturally and turning silver with age will merge into water and sky.
    • As carbonate rocks weather, the insoluble fractions are introduced into the cave deposits.
    • Suffice it to say, different minerals weather and grow at different rates within higher organisms, just as they do in the ambient environment.
    • Unfortunately, some rocks weather into a sort of brown almost burnt crust on the outside, so that can be confusing.
    • Because of the intensely dry climate, steel weathers quickly but does not rust through, so it was not necessary to use costly proprietary types of oxydized steel cladding.
    • A lot of the old revenue service paint had weathered off over the years in the more exposed locations although there was plenty left.
    • When starting a car after a long period of inactivity, it often feels sluggish and un-responsive. This is often because the fuel has weathered.
    • There's a sense that the rock has weathered differently in different places.
    • Weeds surrounded what once appeared to be beautiful landscaping, the paint had weathered and was peeling in some spots, and a gutter leaned against the building by the door.
    • In some cases parents had built classrooms for a school, only to see them slowly weather away; in a few cases teachers had taken a hand in the building.
    • Over the years, the paint has weathered and faded.
    • If you choose not to apply a stain or preservative, the wood will weather naturally.
    • I've grown quite fond of this lumpy monolith since; I accept the architect's argument that small office spaces don't demand big windows, and Portland stone weathers better than concrete.
    • Wood weathers with age and expands and contracts according to weather conditions.
    • But all too often, these structures are simply left to weather away with little or no thought to their upkeep.
    • A small hammer and chisel could be used, but we found more crystals that had weathered from the rock then we could collect.
    • Sometimes iron sulfides have weathered, staining the quartz an orange color, both on the surface and within the crystals themselves.
    • As the fossils weather out of their matrix, they break into pieces and disperse; complete specimens are rare.
    • Another option to consider is to allow the wood to weather naturally.