(n.) = can ; tin ; tin can. Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand. Ex: Thousands of tins of putrefying and poisonous meat were seized from this firm. Ex: This is a soft, adorable snowman easy to make from a tin can and bag of cotton balls. ---- * atún en lata = tinned tuna. * cerveza de lata = canned beer. * conservas en lata = tinned goods. * en lata = canned ; tinned. * lata abrefácil de anilla = ring pull can. * lata de aire comprimido = compressed air can. * lata de atún = tin of tuna. * lata de bebida = beverage can. * lata de cerveza = beer can. * lata de queroseno = kerosene can. * lata de refresco = can of soda. * sopa en lata = tinned soup ; canned soup. = tin. Ex: The cataloguing of Napoleonic miniatures (model soldiers made of tin or pewter) is used to demonstrate the feasibility of extending AACR2 to the realm of museums. (n.) = drag. Ex: Some of the obstacles are unrealistic, unrealizable local ambitions, organizational drag, competition among libraries, and lack of innovation space = Algunos de los obstáculos son las ambiciones locales poco realistas e irrealizables, el lastre institucional, la competencia entre las bibliotecas y la falta de espacio para la innovación. ---- * dar la lata = nag (at) ; play up ; harp on ; pester ; bug ; badger. (v.) = beat ; pulsate ; throb ; pulse ; lie + hidden ; palpitate. Ex: The article 'New York beats at a high pulse rate' describes the visit to 13 libraries for young people in New York by 4 Danish librarians. Ex: The place is pulsating with life from families at the restaurants and fruit shops. Ex: This image throbs when you look at it but it's just an optical illusion. Ex: When I bend down, or bend over, my head starts to pulse and sometimes it feels like it is going to explode. Ex: For six years, the torture chamber lay hidden in the cellars of what had once been an orphanage for deaf children. Ex: My heart sometimes palpitates when I am startled or sometimes when I bend forward.