Category Archives: Spanish

All Acronyms

Allacronyms is a free human-edited website with more than 2,000,000 currently published acronyms and abbreviations. Its main goal is to provide a convenient online tool for those who need to quickly find an acronym definition or need to abbreviate a particular word or phrase. It can be filtered by subject areas and accepts suggestions from users.


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Hypertextual Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

The Hypertextual Dictionary of Architecture and Construction relates concepts to other concepts on several planes of reference. Clicking on any given node in one concept system will display textual or graphic material representing additional concept systems. This Spanish<>English dictionary is aimed at people who are interested in improving their knowledge of English for Architecture and Construction: students or professionals, such as architects, civil engineers, builders, Fine Art graduates, translators, terminologists, ESP teachers and everyone who is interested in Architecture and Construction and needs to use English for Specific purposes.


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Diccionario Español de Ingeniería

El Diccionario Español de Ingeniería és un recurs electrònic sobre terminologia de l’enginyeria que tracta les nou branques següents: astronàutica, naval i transports, agroforestal, construcció, tecnologies de la informació i les comunicacions, seguretat i defensa, química industrial, energia, enginyeria biomèdica i enginyeria general. Les nou branques de l’enginyeria s’han dividit en trenta-dos camps per recollir amb precisió totes les formes tècniques utilitzades pels enginyers de cadascun dels camps.

Aquesta primera edició inclou més de 50.000 termes de l’enginyeria amb la definició en castellà i  l’equivalència en anglès. Es preveu una actualització progressiva del contingut.

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Diccionario de arquitectura y construcción

El Diccionario de arquitectura y construcción és un recurs totalment gratuït destinat a esdevenir una referència de consulta per a terminologia sobre arquitectura, construcció, enginyeria civil i obres en general.
Té 20.149 termes i frases en castellà amb la seva traducció a l’anglès, l’alemany i el francès, a més d’una breu definició o descripció de cadascuna.


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Visual Dictionary

The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. It features clear illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in English, French and Spanish. It is an ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary that combines dictionary-scale definitions with images.


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EuroVoc, the EU’s multilingual thesaurus

EuroVoc is a multilingual, multidisciplinary thesaurus covering the activities of the EU, the European Parliament in particular. It contains terms in 23 EU languages (Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish), plus Serbian.
It features a search engine and can also be browsed by domains. It also offers downloads of alphabetic lists and multilingual lists in Excel format and in SKOS/XML format.

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Google Books Ngram Viewer

Google Books Ngram Viewer allows you to track usage over the years. You can thus find out if a word or expression has become obsolete or come into general usage. You can also compare several words or expressions to find out which is more common. Languages currently offered include English, Spanish, French and German

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DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine that does not track and profile its users and shows all users the same search results for a given search term. It also emphasizes getting information from the best sources rather than the most sources, generating its search results from key crowdsourced sites such as Wikipedia and from partnerships with other search engines such as Yandex, Yahoo!, Bing and WolframAlpha.

It features the use of !bangs, or commands that apply filters to searches. For example, !wes will search Wikipedia in Spanish and !rae will search the dictionary of the Real Academia Española. For a list of !bang commands, type !bang in the search window.

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Dictionary of Ophthalmology

The Dictionary of Ophthalmology was compiled by Dr Philipp Franko Zeitz of Fachärzte für Augenheilkunde in Düsseldorf and staff of the Institute for Computational Linguistics at the University of Düsseldorf.  It currently covers 13 languages and  has 24405 terms, 1867 images and 5048 abbreviations and acronyms.

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Buscapalabra, troba la paraula que necessites

Busca palabra és un projecte que consisteix en un motor de cerca amb diferents opcions, de les quals les més interessants són:


  • Sinònims i antònims: troba els sinònims i antònims directes d’una paraula concreta i, a més, coneix un munt de paraules que semànticament hi estan relacionades i que també pots fer servir, amb la qual cosa pots enriquir moltíssim el teu text.
  • Conjugador de verbs: t’ofereix la conjugació sencera de qualsevol verb.
  • Cerca de paraules per les lletres amb què comencen o amb què acaben: si no recordes com s’escriu una paraula concreta, pots fer la consulta amb una part de la paraula i trobar-la.
  • Categoria gramatical: pots trobar tota la informació gramatical de qualsevol paraula.
  • Definicions: pots fer-ho servir com un diccionari i trobar la definició de qualsevol paraula.


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