♦ pace

♦ pace
♦ pace (1) /peɪs/
1 passo; (fig.) andatura, velocità: at (a) walking pace, a passo d'uomo; furious pace, grande velocità; foga; precipitazione; at a brisk (o cracking) pace, a ritmo veloce; a passo spedito; at a slow pace, a lenti passi; at a steady pace, ad andatura regolare; to go at a good pace, andare di buon passo; to quicken one's pace, allungare il passo; accelerare; to stand the pace, reggere il passo; tenere l'andatura della corsa; to force the pace, forzare il passo
2 ambio
3 (fig.) ritmo: (anche sport) to maintain a lively pace, mantenere un ritmo elevato
● (cricket) pace bowler, lanciatore che effettua lanci veloci □ (sport) pace car, vettura staffetta; automobile che fa l'andatura (nel primo giro del circuito) □ to gather pace, acquistare velocità □ to go the pace, andare a tutta velocità; (fig.) correre la cavallina, fare la bella vita □ to keep pace with sb. [st.], essere (o andare) al passo con q. [qc.]; (anche fig.) tenere il passo di, reggere il ritmo di q. [qc.] □ to mend one's pace, cambiar passo; affrettarsi □ to be off the pace, (ipp.) essere nelle retrovie; (fig.) essere in posizione di svantaggio □ to put sb. through his paces, far fare una prova (o un provino) a q.to set the pace, (sport) fare l'andatura; dare il passo; (fig.) fare da battistrada □ (fig.) to show one's paces, dare dimostrazione delle proprie capacità.
pace (2) /ˈpɑ:tʃeɪ/ (lat.)
con buona pace di; con tutto il rispetto per.
(to) pace /peɪs/
A v. i.
1 andare al passo; camminare; passeggiare
2 (di cavallo) ambiare; andare all'ambio
B v. t.
1 percorrere a gran passi; misurare coi passi: to pace a room, percorrere a gran passi una stanza
2 (sport) fare l'andatura per (un corridore, un podista, ecc.): My trainer was pacing me on a bicycle, seguendomi in bicicletta, il mio allenatore mi faceva l'andatura
3 (fig.) regolare l'andatura (o il ritmo) di (qc.)
4 (med.) regolare il battito di, stimolare (il cuore)
to pace off (out), misurare a passi (una distanza e sim.).

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pace (surname) — Pace is a surname in both Italian and English. In addition to being found in Italy and England, it is also found in Germany, is very common in Malta, and can be found among Italian and British immigrants in places like the United States.The Pace… …   Wikipedia

  • Pace — may refer to: *Pace (speed), the speed at which movement occurs *Pace (length), a unit of length * Peace in Italian, sometimes written on a rainbow flag * With peace in Latin (ablative case of pax ), sometimes used in formal writing to indicate… …   Wikipedia

  • PACE Financing — PACE stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy. In areas with PACE legislation in place municipality governments offer a specific bond to investors and then turn around and loan the money to consumers and businesses to put towards an energy… …   Wikipedia

  • PACE — steht für: PACE Bewegung, eine internationale Friedensbewegung, deren Name sich vom italienischen Wort pace für „Frieden“ ableitet Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, Initiative zur Bündelung der Rechenleistung von Hochleistungsrechnern …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pace — steht für: die Parlamentarische Versammlung des Europarates (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) PACE Bewegung, eine internationale Friedensbewegung, deren Name sich vom italienischen Wort pace für „Frieden“ ableitet, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pace — PÁCE s.f. 1. Stare de bună înţelegere între popoare, situaţie în care nu există conflicte armate sau război între state, popoare, populaţii. 2. Acord al părţilor beligerante asupra încetării războiului, tratat de încheiere a unui conflict armat.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pace plc — (lse|PIC) is a UK developer of set top boxes for Cable television, Satellite television and IPTV operators, founded in 1982. They took over from Amstrad as the main supplier for BSkyB. They were the first manufacturer to ship boxes for Sky… …   Wikipedia

  • pace — [peɪs] noun [singular] 1. the rate or speed at which something happens: • The average price of a new car began to soar at a faster pace than household incomes. 2. keep pace (with) to change at the same rate as someone or something else: • Next… …   Financial and business terms

  • Pace (Ille-et-Vilaine) — Pacé (Ille et Vilaine) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pacé. Pacé Mairie de Pacé depuis le parvis Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pacé (ille-et-vilaine) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pacé. Pacé Mairie de Pacé depuis le parvis Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pace — (p[=a]s), n. [OE. pas, F. pas, from L. passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. {Pas}, {Pass}.] 1. A single movement from one foot to the other in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”