(adj.) = studious ; industrious ; assiduous ; conscientious. Ex: His face wore a look of studious concentration. Ex: The article 'Books made to order: libraries as publishers' reviews the practice of publishing as an activity for industrious smaller libraries. Ex: The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production. Ex: Then the conscientious manager can help solve his problems without engaging in original laborious research or the risky practice of trial and error. ---- * alumno no aplicado = underachiever. (adj.) = practical. Ex: Yet, in its own way, the press was taking the lead in putting pressure on the Community to adopt a more practical outlook, and by so doing kept the subject alive in the minds of the public. ---- * artes aplicadas = applied arts. * ciencia aplicada = applied science. * física aplicada = applied physics. * investigación aplicada = action research. * tecnología aplicada = enabling technology. (v.) = pursue ; bring to + bear. Ex: All effective indexes must have some common facets if only because the audience does not alter merely because the indexer chooses to pursue certain indexing practices. Ex: For such a task the librarian is particularly well fitted by his professional education: bringing to bear the great analytical power of classification should be second nature to him. ---- * aplicar con brocha = brush. * aplicar de forma general = widely applied. * aplicar de nuevo = reapply. * aplicar el máximo castigo a Alguien = throw + the book at. * aplicar indiscriminadamente = apply across + the board. * aplicar la inteligencia a = apply + intellect to. * aplicar mal = misapply. * aplicar por extensión = extend. * aplicarse = apply ; pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out. * aplicársele el cuento a Alguien = cap + fit. * aplicarse también = hold + good. * aplicar una capa base = prime. * aplicar una capa de imprimación = prime. * aplicar una mano de creosota = creosote. * aplicar una normativa = apply + regulations. * aplicar un tratamiento equivocado = mistreat. * aplicar un tratamiento erróneo = mistreat. * lo mismo se aplica a = the same is true (for/of/with). * volver a aplicar = reapply.