proof

proof
pru:f
noun
1) ((a piece of) evidence, information etc that shows definitely that something is true: We still have no proof that he is innocent.) prueba
2) (a first copy of a printed sheet, that can be corrected before the final printing: She was correcting the proofs of her novel.) prueba
3) (in photography, the first print from a negative.) prueba
proof n prueba
there is no proof that Dan stole the money no hay ninguna prueba de que Dan robara el dinero
proof
tr[prʊːf]
noun
1 (evidence) prueba
we need conclusive proof necesitamos pruebas concluyentes
2 (trial copy, print) prueba
3 (alcohol) graduación nombre femenino alcohólica
this beer is 5% proof esta cerveza tiene 5 grados
transitive verb
1 impermeabilizar
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
the proof of the pudding is in the eating no se puede juzgar algo hasta que se haya probado
to be proof against something ser a prueba de algo
proof ['pru:f] adj
: a prueba
proof against tampering: a prueba de manipulación
proof n
: prueba f
proof
adj.
a prueba de adj.
n.
calificación s.f.
comprobación s.f.
comprobante s.m.
constancia s.f.
demostración s.f.
muestra s.f.
probanza s.f.
prueba s.f.
v.
impermeabilizar v.

I pruːf
noun
1) u c (conclusive evidence) prueba f

proof of identity — un documento de identidad

proof positive — prueba concluyente

as a proof of — como prueba de

2) c (Print) prueba f (de imprenta)
3) u (alcoholic strength) graduación f alcohólica

70 proof — (American system) ≈35% de alcohol or 35° (GL)

70 degrees proof — (British system) ≈40% de alcohol or 40° (GL)


II
adjective (pred)

to be proof AGAINST something — ser* a prueba de algo

she was proof against his flattery — era inmune or no era vulnerable a sus halagos


III
transitive verb impermeabilizar*
[pruːf]
1. N
1) (=evidence) prueba(s) f(pl)

do you have any proof of this? — ¿tienes pruebas de esto?

it is proof that he is innocent — eso prueba su inocencia

as (a) or in proof of — como or en prueba de

the burden of proof is or falls on him — sobre él recae la tarea de demostrar su inocencia

by way of proof — a modo de prueba

to give or show proof of sth/that ... — demostrar algo/que ...

you will need proof of identity — necesitará algo que acredite su identidad

to be living proof of sth — ser prueba viviente de algo

proof positive — prueba f concluyente

to obtain a refund you must produce proof of purchase — para cualquier devolución necesitará el comprobante de compra

2) (=test, trial) prueba f

to put sth to the proof — poner algo a prueba

- the proof of the pudding
3) (Typ, Phot) prueba f

to correct or read the proofs — corregir las pruebas

galley 2., page I, 2.
4) [of alcohol] graduación f (alcohólica)

it is 70 degrees proof — tiene una graduación del 40%; (US) tiene una graduación del 35%

over proof — con una graduación alcohólica superior al 57,1%

under or below proof — con una graduación alcohólica inferior al 57,1%

5) (=security, safeguard) protección f (against contra)

knowledge is no proof against certain kinds of disaster — el saber no es protección contra ciertas clases de desastre

6) (Math, Geom) prueba f
2. ADJ
1) [alcohol] de graduación normal
2) (=secure)

to be proof against sth — estar a prueba de algo

it is proof against moisture — está a prueba de la humedad

I'm not proof against temptation — no soy insensible a la tentación

3. VT
1) [+ fabric, tent] impermeabilizar
2) (=proofread) corregir las pruebas de
4.
CPD

proof copy N — copia f para la lectura de pruebas

proof of postage N — resguardo m de envío

proof sheet N — (Typ, Phot) prueba f

proof spirit N(Brit, Canada) licor m de graduación normal

proof stage N — fase f de lectura de pruebas

to be at proof stage — estar en la fase de lectura de pruebas

* * *

I [pruːf]
noun
1) u c (conclusive evidence) prueba f

proof of identity — un documento de identidad

proof positive — prueba concluyente

as a proof of — como prueba de

2) c (Print) prueba f (de imprenta)
3) u (alcoholic strength) graduación f alcohólica

70 proof — (American system) ≈35% de alcohol or 35° (GL)

70 degrees proof — (British system) ≈40% de alcohol or 40° (GL)


II
adjective (pred)

to be proof AGAINST something — ser* a prueba de algo

she was proof against his flattery — era inmune or no era vulnerable a sus halagos


III
transitive verb impermeabilizar*

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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