(adj.) = rough ; approximate. Ex: Before printing, the cards from all the sets in current batch of cards are sorted by department in rough alphabetic sequence. Ex: A fount of type was a set of letters and other symbols in which each was supplied in approximate proportion to its frequency of use, all being of one body-size and design. ---- * cálculo aproximado = ballpark estimate. * cantidad aproximada = ballpark figure ; ballpark estimate ; ballpark number. * cifra aproximada = ballpark figure ; ballpark estimate ; ballpark number. * estimación aproximada = ballpark figure ; ballpark estimate. * idea aproximada = rough idea. * número aproximado = ballpark number. (v.) = approximate. Ex: This is a proposal for a directive to approximate the laws relating to guarantees and indemnities. ---- * aproximarse = near ; lie + ahead ; get + closer ; be just in the ballpark ; roll in ; draw up + closer ; draw + near. * aproximarse (a) = edge (toward(s)). * aproximarse sigilosamente = pad toward. * que se aproxima = oncoming [on-coming].