(v.) = maximise [maximize, -USA]. Ex: Ideally we would like both to maximise recall, or the number of relevant documents retrieved, at the same time ensuring that the documents retrieved all remain relevant. ---- * extremar la vigilancia = be extra vigilant. (n.) = end ; extreme ; far + Localización ; reaches ; extreme end ; end point [endpoint] ; tip. Ex: Scanning must start to the left of the bar codes and must continue past the right end. Ex: At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter. Ex: We'll select record '75' which is located on CD-ROM disc #4 (shown by the number on the far right side of the screen). Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city. Ex: However, it was possible to identify queries from the extreme ends of the specificity continuum. Ex: The process reaches its end point when information is gathered, indexed and compiled into a useful format for public and library staff use. Ex: Reportedly the tip of his nose is so damaged from the operations that the tissue has died. ---- * al extremo = to the extreme. * al extremo norte = northernmost. * al extremo oeste = westernmost. * a lo extremo = to the extreme. * al otro extremo = at the receiving end. * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale. * del Extremo Oriente = Far Eastern. * desde un extremo ... al otro = from one end ... to the other. * de un extremo al otro = from the ridiculous to the sublime ; from the sublime to the ridiculous. * de un extremo a otro del país = cross-country. * de un extremo de la ciudad a otro = cross-town. * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end. * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme. * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme. * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale ; at the other end of the spectrum. * en este extremo = to this extent. * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme. * en un extremo ... en el otro = at one end ... at the other. * extremo delantero = fore-end. * extremo inferior izquierdo = lower left. * Extremo Oriente, el = Far East, the. * extremo + Punto Cardinal = furthest + Punto Cardinal. * extremo superior = high end. * hasta el extremo de = to the point of ; up to the point of. * hasta el extremo que = up to the point where ; to the point where. * jugar de extremo derecho = play + the left wing. * llegar al extremo de = get to + the point of ; go to + the extreme of. * llegar al extremo de + Infinitivo = go + (as/so) far as + Infinitivo. * llegar a un extremo = reach + epic proportions. * no llegar al extremo de = draw + the line at. (adj.) = extreme. Nota: Adjetivo. Ex: You can very frequently go into a large library and have extreme difficulty finding somebody to help you because there are 40 people sitting out in back doing something which somebody else is doing down the road. ---- * calor extremo = extreme heat. * condiciones meteorológicas extremas = severe weather ; severe weather conditions. * condición extrema = extreme condition. * deporte extremo = extreme sport. * en extremo = no end ; to no end. * extrema derecha = far right. * extrema precaución = extreme caution. * extrema prudencia = extreme caution. * frío extremo = extreme cold. * medida extrema = dire measure. * necesidad extrema = dire need. * organización de extrema derecha = far-right organisation. * temperaturas extremas = extreme temperatures.