Dictionary source: Spanish-English Archaeological Terms
Spanish to English translation of desgaste (n.) = burnout [burn-out] ; attrition ; wear ; weathering ; wear and tear. Ex: Burnout is a growing phenomenon among librarians and other human service professionals = La apatía es un fenómeno que se da cada vez con más frecuencia entre los bibliotecarios y otros profesionales dedicados a prestar un servicio a la población. Ex: This article examines the trends which contribute to a high attrition rate among library directors. Ex: When in use moulds were subject to severe wear which resulted in noticeable deterioration of the surface. Ex: Science topics include weathering, erosion, streams, sedimentation, sedimentary rocks. Ex: Although with modern disks wear and tear is not normally a significant problem, one way in which to reduce it even further is to employ, where appropriate, one disk for each day of the week, labelling each one accordingly. ---- * desgaste emocional = emotional exhaustion. * desgaste por el uso = wear and tear. * guerra de desgaste = war of attrition. * prueba de desgaste = wear test. * test de desgaste = wear test. (v.) = wear out ; eat away at ; wear away ; wear ; wear down. Ex: What we really want is a product that wears out from use over a reasonable amount of time. Ex: Rather than catalog departments going out of business, they could turn their attention once again to cataloging special local materials, eating away at store-rooms of uncataloged materials, and making their collections as a whole more responsive to their local constituency. Ex: Now that you notice your teeth are wearing away, make an apointment to have them looked at because they won't get any better. Ex: One of my front tyres has worn on one side and needs to be replaced. Ex: Chronic tooth grinding, called bruxism, can cause micro-cracks in the enamel, making teeth more susceptible to decay, and even wear down the pointed surfaces of molars. ---- * desgastarse = wear off. * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well. * sin desgastar = unworn.