ES clavo
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{masculine}

1. general

clavo (also: uña, estaca)
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nail {noun}
Veintidós ensayos que incluyeron 3871 participantes probaron el clavo Gamma.
Twenty-two trials, involving 3749 participants, tested the Gamma nail.
Un ensayo comparó los clavos condilocefálicos de Harris con un tornillo deslizante para cadera.
One compared the Harris condylocephalic nail with a sliding hip screw.
Tres ensayos que incluyeron 394 participantes probaron el clavo femoral proximal.
Three trials, involving 394 participants, tested the proximal femoral nail.
clavo (also: tachuela)
clavo (also: roña, placa, cascarita)
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scab {noun}
clavo (also: barrote, estaca, punta, zuro)
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spike {noun}
clavo (also: pitón)
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piton {noun}

2. "de un forúnculo"

clavo (also: centro, base, núcleo, eje)
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core {noun}

3. gastronomy

clavo (also: clavo de olor)
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clove {noun}

4. gastronomy: "especia"

clavo

5. sports

clavo
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spike {noun} (in the sole of a shoe)

6. medicine

clavo
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pin {noun}
Probablemente, algunas complicaciones pudieron haberse evitado con el uso de una técnica diferente para la inserción del clavo.
Probably, some complications could have been avoided using a different surgical technique for pin insertion.
Existió alguna indicación de una función similar o mejor en el grupo tratado con clavos.
There was some indication of similar or improved function in the pinning group.
Se observaron varias complicaciones, como infección de la trayectoria del clavo, asociadas a la fijación externa pero en general eran leves.
The complications, such a pin tract infection, associated with external fixation were many but were generally minor.

Context sentences for "clavo" in English

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SpanishEl procedimiento de tres pasos -registro, evaluación y autorización- da en el clavo.
The three-step procedure - registration, evaluation and authorisation - is spot on.
SpanishHa dado justo en el clavo.
I have allowed myself to make the odd remark today because we are not short of time.
SpanishMis últimas palabras van dirigidas al señor Alvaro: ¡por un clavo se pierde una herradura!
The last thing I say I shall say to Mr Alvaro, and it is this: a miss is as good as a mile!
SpanishLas preguntas y los comentarios de los votantes dan absolutamente en el clavo.
The voters' questions and comments are absolutely spot-on.
SpanishEl señor Perry da en el clavo cuando afirma que la Comisión no ha alcanzado sus objetivos.
Mr Perry is absolutely right when he says that the Commission has not achieved its objectives.
SpanishEso puede parecer una metedura de pata, pero en realidad ha dado en el clavo.
That sounds like a gaffe but actually his aim was perfect.
SpanishSin embargo, para los finlandeses el resultado final no habrá dado en el clavo, por así decirlo.
For Finns the end result will not, however, be spot on, as it were.
SpanishSe ha dicho que pensar lo peor de alguien constituye un pecado, pero por lo general das en el clavo.
It has been said that to think the worst of someone is a sin, but usually you are spot on.
SpanishSus sugerencias y recomendaciones dan totalmente en el clavo.
His suggestions and recommendations are entirely to the point.
SpanishUn ensayo de 60 participantes probó el clavo Targon FP.
Other trials involved newer varieties of intramedullary nails.
Spanishsiempre da en el clavo con sus predicciones meteorológicas
his weather forecasts are always right on the mark
Spanishresultaron ser un clavo, no vendimos ni uno
they turned out to be a dead loss, we didn't sell a single one
SpanishEste compromiso sería el último clavo en el ataúd de esta reforma de la política química.
Even now, the legislation we pump out of Brussels has become so complex that it is often beyond the capacity of SMEs to handle it.
Spanishsiempre da en el clavo con sus predicciones meteorológicas
his weather forecasts are always spot on
SpanishNinguna de estas medidas puede tomarse en el caso de Ucrania, y en ninguno de los casos la metáfora da en el clavo.
Neither of these actions can be taken in the case of Ukraine, and in both cases the metaphor is inappropriate.
Spanishse agarró a ella como a un clavo ardiendo
he clung to her as if she were his last hope
SpanishMartha dio en el clavo con lo que dijo
what Martha said was absolutely spot on
Spanishel perro me clavó los dientes en la pierna
Spanishme clavó el paraguas en el costado
he poked me in the ribs with his umbrella
Spanishmi marido no pega ni clavo en casa
my husband doesn't lift a finger at home