(n.) = escarpment ; rise ; slope ; hill-hugging ; descent ; ascent. Ex: Use of Woolston Library has declined slightly: the area is isolated by the River Itchen, a busy main road, and a natural escarpment. Ex: Consideration must be given to vertical rises (from floor to floor), wiring compartment (don't underestimate need), horizontal cable distribution, and ducting systems. Ex: The heading PITCH (Slope) illustrates how to qualify a word by another in parenthesis to clarify the meaning = El encabezamiento PENDIENTE (inclinación) ilustra cómo modificar una palabra con otra entre paréntesis para aclarar el significado. Ex: Dubrovnic is a beautiful natural location on the Adriatic Sea with small, intriguing hill-hugging streets and pedestrian-only traffic within the walls. Ex: The street-smart kid's descent into crime and heroin addiction is now too familiar a story. Ex: Highways with repeating hairpin turns allow easier, safer ascents and descents of mountainous terrain than a direct, steep climb and descent. ---- * en pendiente = sloping ; steeply ; slop(e)y. (n.) = pendant ; earring. Ex: Dress was from animal hides and pelts, tattoos ornamented both men and women, and bead pendants were worn in ear lobes and rings. Ex: The author discusses the social and economic role of jewelry and traces cultural differences in the forms of jewels, focusing on fibulas and earrings. ---- * pendiente para la nariz = nose ring. (adj.) = pending ; outstanding ; unresolved. Ex: Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely. Ex: Dialog also wants relief from outstanding royalty claims from the American Chemical Society. Ex: Other instances of unresolved or partially resolved conflicts of this type abound in our precomputer cataloging codes. ---- * adquisición pendiente de examen y aceptación = on approval acquisition ; sending on approbation ; sending on approval. * asignatura pendiente = unfinished business ; unresolved matter. * asunto pendiente = unfinished business ; unresolved matter. * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears. * deuda pendiente = outstanding debt. * estar muy pendiente de = keep + close tabs on. * estar pendiente de = be on the lookout for ; pay + attention to ; keep + an eye on ; keep + Posesivo + eyes peeled ; keep + Posesivo + eyes skinned ; keep + an eye out for ; be on the alert for ; keep + tabs on ; give + Nombre + attention ; keep + an ear out for ; keep + an eye open for. * estar pendiente de todo = stay on + top of things ; keep on + top of things ; be on top of things ; be on top of everything. * estar (totalmente) pendiente de lo que + decir = hang on + Posesivo + (every) word(s). * estar (totalmente) pendiente de + Posesivo + palabras = hang on + Posesivo + (every) word(s). * factura pendiente = outstanding invoice. * pedido pendiente = outstanding order. * pendiente de = on the lookout for. * pendiente de anunciarse = yet to be announced. * pendiente de confirmación = to be confirmed [TBC]. * pendiente de ir a la última moda = fashion-conscious. * pendiente de seguir la última moda = fashion-conscious. * quedar pendiente = remain + to be done. * saldo pendiente = outstanding balance. (adj.) = hanging. Ex: The catenary, often confused with the parabola, is the curve formed by a hanging chain held only at its ends.