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span

  1. [spæn]

    1. N

      1. [of hand] palmo m ; [of wing] envergadura f

      2. [of road etc] tramo m ; [of bridge, arch] luz f ; [of roof] vano m

      3. [of time] lapso m , espacio m

      4. (fig)

      5. (=measure) palmo m

      6. (=yoke) [of oxen] yunta f ; [of horses] pareja f

    2. VT

      1. [bridge] extenderse sobre, cruzar

      2. (in time) abarcar

      3. (=measure) medir a palmos

  2. [spæn]

    PT of spin

Examples from texts

The true concentration of a calibration and span gas must be within ± 2 % of the nominal value.
La concentración real de un gas de calibrado y ajuste de sensibilidad debe estar dentro del ± 2 % del valor nominal.
emin minimum elasticity along a span.
emin es la elasticidad mínima en la luz
zero and span drift,
desviación del cero y del margen,
Calibration and span gases
Gases de calibración y de «span»
Now only two broken fragments of the span remained, glaring white as exposed thighbones against the blue sky and dark water.
Ahora sólo quedaban dos fragmentos rotos, blancos y brillantes como fémures expuestos contra el cielo azul y el agua oscura.
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
He spun around.
Él se giró bruscamente.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
The emission analysers shall be set at zero and spanned.
Los analizadores de emisiones se pondrán a cero y se ajustará su sensibilidad.
She spun about, searching the impassive brick buildings for some telltale indication.
Examinó los edificios de ladrillo en busca de algún indicio revelador.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
She watched as it went spinning down the stairwell, its beam circling around the hall until it hit the floor and went out.
La vio dar vueltas por la escalinata, con el haz luminoso girando por el vestíbulo, hasta que chocó contra el suelo y se apagó.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
As he pushed his face off the carpet his vision spun, and he thanked God that dose of morphine had been calibrated for Bella's weight.
Cuando empujó su cara de la alfombra su visión lo hizo girar, y agradeció a Dios que la dosis de morfina hubiera sido calibrada para el peso de Bella.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
The sky spun above him and his nose filled with the smell of cordite.
El cielo daba vueltas encima de Cowart y todo olía a cordita.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
Joan spinning off from a marriage that had been an illusion for years.
«Joan lanzándose a otra vida para abandonar un matrimonio que durante años había sido una ilusión.
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
SOHO's dataset extends all the way back to 1996 and spans a complete solar cycle.
El conjunto de datos del SOHO abarca hasta 1996, y cubre un ciclo solar completo.
A programme may be from a European-level organisation or an organisation spanning one or more Member States.
Podrán proceder de organizaciones europeas u originarias de uno o de varios Estados miembros.
It contained two concentric centrifuges that spun to simulate gravity; the outer one matched the conditions on Beta Hydri III, and the inner one simulated Delta Pavonis II.
Contenía dos centrífugos concéntricos que rotaban para simular la gravedad; el exterior estaba ajustado a las condiciones en Beta Hydri III, y el interior simulaba las de Delta Pavonis II.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer

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span1/10
spænMasculine nounpalmo; envergadura

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Collocations

life span
duración de la vida
spin out
alargar
spin out
estirar
spin-dry
centrifugar
spinning top
trompo
spun textiles
textil hilada

Word forms

span

verb
Basic forms
Pastspanned
Imperativespan
Present Participle (Participle I)spanning
Past Participle (Participle II)spanned
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I spanwe span
you spanyou span
he/she/it spansthey span
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am spanningwe are spanning
you are spanningyou are spanning
he/she/it is spanningthey are spanning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have spannedwe have spanned
you have spannedyou have spanned
he/she/it has spannedthey have spanned
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been spanningwe have been spanning
you have been spanningyou have been spanning
he/she/it has been spanningthey have been spanning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I spannedwe spanned
you spannedyou spanned
he/she/it spannedthey spanned
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was spanningwe were spanning
you were spanningyou were spanning
he/she/it was spanningthey were spanning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had spannedwe had spanned
you had spannedyou had spanned
he/she/it had spannedthey had spanned
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been spanningwe had been spanning
you had been spanningyou had been spanning
he/she/it had been spanningthey had been spanning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will spanwe shall/will span
you will spanyou will span
he/she/it will spanthey will span
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be spanningwe shall/will be spanning
you will be spanningyou will be spanning
he/she/it will be spanningthey will be spanning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have spannedwe shall/will have spanned
you will have spannedyou will have spanned
he/she/it will have spannedthey will have spanned
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been spanningwe shall/will have been spanning
you will have been spanningyou will have been spanning
he/she/it will have been spanningthey will have been spanning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would spanwe should/would span
you would spanyou would span
he/she/it would spanthey would span
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be spanningwe should/would be spanning
you would be spanningyou would be spanning
he/she/it would be spanningthey would be spanning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have spannedwe should/would have spanned
you would have spannedyou would have spanned
he/she/it would have spannedthey would have spanned
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been spanningwe should/would have been spanning
you would have been spanningyou would have been spanning
he/she/it would have been spanningthey would have been spanning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am spannedwe are spanned
you are spannedyou are spanned
he/she/it is spannedthey are spanned
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being spannedwe are being spanned
you are being spannedyou are being spanned
he/she/it is being spannedthey are being spanned
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been spannedwe have been spanned
you have been spannedyou have been spanned
he/she/it has been spannedthey have been spanned
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was spannedwe were spanned
you were spannedyou were spanned
he/she/it was spannedthey were spanned
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being spannedwe were being spanned
you were being spannedyou were being spanned
he/she/it was being spannedthey were being spanned
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been spannedwe had been spanned
you had been spannedyou had been spanned
he/she/it had been spannedthey had been spanned
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be spannedwe shall/will be spanned
you will be spannedyou will be spanned
he/she/it will be spannedthey will be spanned
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been spannedwe shall/will have been spanned
you will have been spannedyou will have been spanned
he/she/it will have been spannedthey will have been spanned

spin

verb
Basic forms
Pastspan, spun
Imperativespin
Present Participle (Participle I)spinning
Past Participle (Participle II)spun
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I spinwe spin
you spinyou spin
he/she/it spinsthey spin
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am spinningwe are spinning
you are spinningyou are spinning
he/she/it is spinningthey are spinning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have spunwe have spun
you have spunyou have spun
he/she/it has spunthey have spun
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been spinningwe have been spinning
you have been spinningyou have been spinning
he/she/it has been spinningthey have been spinning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I span, spunwe span, spun
you span, spunyou span, spun
he/she/it span, spunthey span, spun
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was spinningwe were spinning
you were spinningyou were spinning
he/she/it was spinningthey were spinning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had spunwe had spun
you had spunyou had spun
he/she/it had spunthey had spun
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been spinningwe had been spinning
you had been spinningyou had been spinning
he/she/it had been spinningthey had been spinning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will spinwe shall/will spin
you will spinyou will spin
he/she/it will spinthey will spin
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be spinningwe shall/will be spinning
you will be spinningyou will be spinning
he/she/it will be spinningthey will be spinning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have spunwe shall/will have spun
you will have spunyou will have spun
he/she/it will have spunthey will have spun
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been spinningwe shall/will have been spinning
you will have been spinningyou will have been spinning
he/she/it will have been spinningthey will have been spinning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would spinwe should/would spin
you would spinyou would spin
he/she/it would spinthey would spin
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be spinningwe should/would be spinning
you would be spinningyou would be spinning
he/she/it would be spinningthey would be spinning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have spunwe should/would have spun
you would have spunyou would have spun
he/she/it would have spunthey would have spun
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been spinningwe should/would have been spinning
you would have been spinningyou would have been spinning
he/she/it would have been spinningthey would have been spinning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am spunwe are spun
you are spunyou are spun
he/she/it is spunthey are spun
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being spunwe are being spun
you are being spunyou are being spun
he/she/it is being spunthey are being spun
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been spunwe have been spun
you have been spunyou have been spun
he/she/it has been spunthey have been spun
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was spunwe were spun
you were spunyou were spun
he/she/it was spunthey were spun
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being spunwe were being spun
you were being spunyou were being spun
he/she/it was being spunthey were being spun
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been spunwe had been spun
you had been spunyou had been spun
he/she/it had been spunthey had been spun
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be spunwe shall/will be spun
you will be spunyou will be spun
he/she/it will be spunthey will be spun
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been spunwe shall/will have been spun
you will have been spunyou will have been spun
he/she/it will have been spunthey will have been spun

span

noun
SingularPlural
Common casespanspans
Possessive casespan'sspans'