gigantesco


gigantesco
adj.
giant-sized, enormous, gigantic, colossal.
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gigantesco
adjetivo
1 giant, gigantic, giant-size
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(f. - gigantesca)
adj.
giant
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ADJ gigantic, giant antes de s
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-ca adjetivo huge, gigantic

fue una empresa gigantesca — it was a massive o mammoth undertaking

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= enormous, gargantuan, giant, mammoth, gigantic, monstrous, Herculean, ginormous, humongous [humungous], colossal, a monster of a, titanic, Herculanian, gianormous.
Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.
Ex. In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
Ex. Prior to this appointment, he was Director of LC's Processing Department where his span of authority included traditional library processing functions on a gargantuan scale.
Ex. The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
Ex. The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
Ex. Suddenly, the smell struck his nostrils -- the pungency of processed corn syrup, as if the car had gone off the road and fallen into the neck of a gigantic bottle of syrup.
Ex. Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
Ex. They have a ginormous share of the market!.
Ex. The word 'humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
Ex. University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
Ex. Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
Ex. He wrote about the titanic struggle of human physical and moral forces to be freed from this material world.
Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
Ex. The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
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* de tamaño gigantesco = wall-sized.
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-ca adjetivo huge, gigantic

fue una empresa gigantesca — it was a massive o mammoth undertaking

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= enormous, gargantuan, giant, mammoth, gigantic, monstrous, Herculean, ginormous, humongous [humungous], colossal, a monster of a, titanic, Herculanian, gianormous.
Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.

Ex: In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.

Ex: Prior to this appointment, he was Director of LC's Processing Department where his span of authority included traditional library processing functions on a gargantuan scale.
Ex: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
Ex: The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
Ex: Suddenly, the smell struck his nostrils -- the pungency of processed corn syrup, as if the car had gone off the road and fallen into the neck of a gigantic bottle of syrup.
Ex: Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
Ex: They have a ginormous share of the market!.
Ex: The word 'humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
Ex: University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
Ex: Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
Ex: He wrote about the titanic struggle of human physical and moral forces to be freed from this material world.
Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
Ex: The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
* de tamaño gigantesco = wall-sized.

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gigantesco -ca
adjective
de dimensiones gigantescas of gigantic o giant proportions
un palacio gigantesco a huge o gigantic palace
fue una empresa gigantesca it was a massive o mammoth o huge undertaking
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gigantesco
-ca adjetivo

huge, gigantic

'gigantesco' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
gigantesco-a
English:
gigantic
- mammoth
- monster
- giant
- monstrous
- out
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gigantesco, -a adj
gigantic
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gigantesco
adj gigantic
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gigantesco, -ca adj
: gigantic, huge
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gigantesco adj gigantic

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • gigantesco — gigantesco, ca adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Pragmática: intensificador. De tamaño más grande de lo normal: La gigantesca sombra de aquel edificio tapaba media ciudad. Viajó en un barco gigantesco …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • gigantesco — gigantesco, ca 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a los gigantes. 2. Excesivo o muy sobresaliente en su línea. Árbol gigantesco. [m6]Fuerzas gigantescas …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • gigantesco — /dʒigan tesko/ agg. [der. di gigante ] (pl. m. chi ). 1. [che ha statura o dimensioni di gran lunga superiori al normale: una statura g. ] ▶◀ ciclopico, colossale, gigante, (lett.) giganteo, immane, mastodontico, smisurato. ↓ enorme, imponente.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • gigantesco — gigantesco, ca adjetivo desmesurado, colosal, excesivo, enorme, ciclópeo, formidable. * * * Sinónimos: ■ enorme, colosal, descomunal …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • gigantesco — |ê| adj. 1. De proporções de gigante. 2. Próprio de gigante. 3. Titânico …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • gigantesco — (Del fr. gigantesque < ital. gigantesco.) ► adjetivo 1 De los gigantes. 2 Que es muy grande: ■ la secuoia es un árbol gigantesco; han realizado una obra gigantesca. SINÓNIMO ciclópeo enorme * * * gigantesco, a 1 adj. De [los] gigantes. 2 Muy… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • gigantesco — gi·gan·té·sco agg. AU 1. simile a un gigante per statura o corporatura: un omone gigantesco Sinonimi: enorme, gigante. 2. estens., di qcs., molto grande, enorme: mani gigantesche, statua, costruzione gigantesca, torta gigantesca; fig., immane:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • gigantesco — adj Que es del tamaño de un gigante; que es extraordinariamente grande: una ola gigantesca, un edificio gigantesco, un fraude gigantesco …   Español en México

  • gigantesco — {{#}}{{LM G19018}}{{〓}} {{SynG19510}} {{[}}gigantesco{{]}}, {{[}}gigantesca{{]}} ‹gi·gan·tes·co, ca› {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Excesivo, muy sobresaliente o de dimensiones muy superiores a las normales: • La habitación de mi prima es… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • gigantesco — (adj) (Intermedio) de tamaño enorme Ejemplos: El alcalde planea construir dos torres gigantescas como un recuerdo de la guerra civil. El museo era gigantesco, pero con el mapa por fin encontramos la salida. Sinónimos: gigante, colosal …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • gigantesco — {{hw}}{{gigantesco}}{{/hw}}agg.  (pl. m. schi ) Da gigante (anche fig.); SIN. Colossale, enorme …   Enciclopedia di italiano


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