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ca {adv} (abbreviation of circa) SEE: ca.  ::
ca. {adv} (abbreviation of circa)  :: ca.
cab {n} /kæb/ (compartment)  :: cabina {f}
cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi  ::
cabal {n} /kəˈbɑːl/ (secret organization)  :: setta {f}
cabalistic {adj} (of or relating to a cabal)  :: cabbalistico
cabana {n} (a cabin or hut, shelter on a beach)  :: cabina {f}
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub)  :: cabaret {m}
cabbage {n} /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (plant)  :: cavolo {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable)  :: cavolo {m}
cabin {n} /ˈkæbɪn/ (a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier)  :: capanna {f}, rustico {m}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship)  :: cabina {f}
cabin {n} (the interior of a boat)  :: cabina {f}
cabin {n} (the passenger area of an aircraft)  :: cabina {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship)  :: mozzo {m}
cabinet {n} /ˈkæ.bɪ.nɪt/ (storage closet)  :: armadio {m}, guardaroba {m}, pensile {m}, contenitore {m}
cabinet {n} (group of advisors)  :: consiglio {m}
cabinet {n} (group of ministers)  :: gabinetto {m}
cabinetmaker {n} (skilled woodworker)  :: ebanista {m}
cabin hook {n} (short metal rod)  :: monachetto {m}
cable {n} /keɪbl/ (large wire, rope)  :: cavo {m}
cable {n}  :: cavo {m}
cable {v} (provide with cable(s))  :: cablare
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage)  :: funivia {f}
cable gland {n}  :: pressacavo {m}
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde  ::
cabriolet {n} /kæ.bɹi.əˈleɪ/ (an automobile with a retractable top)  :: decappottabile {f}
cacao {n} /kəˈkaʊ̯/ (cacao tree)  :: cacao {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean)  :: cacao {m}
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale  ::
cache {n} /kæʃ/ (store)  :: nascondiglio {m}, ripostiglio {m}
cache {n} (computing: fast temporary storage for data)  :: memoria cache
caciocavallo {n} (Italian cheese type)  :: caciocavallo {m}
cackle {n} (cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg)  :: verso {m}
cacography {n} /kaˈkɒɡɹəfi/  :: cacografia {f}
cacophemism {n} (dysphemism)  :: cacofemismo {m}
cacophony {n} /kəˈkɒfəni/ (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance)  :: cacofonia {f}
cactus {n} /ˈkæktəs/ (member of the Cactaceae)  :: cactus {m}
cadastre {n} (register)  :: catasto {m}
cadaver {n} /kəˈdævɚ/ (a dead body)  :: cadavere {m}
cadenza {n} (decorative solo piece of music)  :: cadenza {f}
cadet {n} /kəˈdɛt/ (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer)  :: cadetto {m}
Cadiz {prop} /kəˈdɪz/ (port city in Andalusia, Spain)  :: Cadice {f}, Càdice {f}
cadmium {n} (chemical element)  :: cadmio {m}
Cadmus {prop} (Cadmus)  :: Cadmo {m}
caecal {adj} (of or pertaining to caecum)  :: cecale, ciecale
caeruloplasmin {n} (ceruloplasmin) SEE: ceruloplasmin  ::
Caesar {prop} /ˈsiːzəɹ/ (ancient Roman family name)  :: Cesare {m}
Caesarea {prop} /ˌsiːzəˈɹiːə/ (any of the places called Caesarea)  :: Cesarea {f}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb)  :: cesareo {m}, taglio cesareo {m}
caesaropapism {n} (the doctrine that the state has authority over the church in ecclesiastical matters)  :: cesaropapismo {m}
caesium {n} /ˈsiːzi.əm/ (a metallic chemical element)  :: cesio {m}
café {n} /ˌkæˈfeɪ/ (coffee shop)  :: caffè {m}, caffetteria {f}, bar {m}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk)  :: caffè latte, caffè e latte
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant)  :: caffetteria {f}, mensa {f}
cafeteria {n} (dining area)  :: mensa
caffeine {n} /ˈkæfiːn/ (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants)  :: caffeina {f}
cage {n} /keɪdʒ/ (enclosure)  :: gabbia {f}
cage {n} (lift compartment)  :: cabina {f}
Cagliari {prop} /ˈkæljəɹi/ (province of Italy)  :: Cagliari {f}
Cagliari {prop} (capital of Cagliari)  :: Cagliari {f}
cahoots {n} /kəˈhuːts/ (collusion or collaboration to nefarious ends)  :: combutta {f}
Cain {prop} /keɪn/ (son of Adam and Eve)  :: Caino {m}
cairn {n} /kɛəɹn/ (landmark)  :: ometto {m}
Cairo {prop} /ˈkaɪɹoʊ/ (capital of Egypt)  :: Il Cairo {f} [sic]
caisson {n} /ˈkeɪsɑn]/ (enclosure from which water can be expelled)  :: cassone {m}, tura {f}
caisson {n} (architecture: coffer) SEE: coffer  ::
Cajetan {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaetano
cake {n} /keɪk/ (a sweet dessert)  :: torta {f} [large cake served in slices], pasticcino {m} [small, individual cake], dolce {m}
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake  ::
cake {v} (to cackle like a goose) SEE: cackle  ::
cakery {n} (cake shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
cake tin {n} (the tin in which a cake is baked)  :: tortiera {f}
calabash {n} (utensil made from it)  :: calabassa {f}
Calabrese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Calabria) SEE: Calabrian  ::
Calabria {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Calabria {f}
Calabrian {n} /kəlæbɹiːən/ (inhabitant of Calabria)  :: calabrese
caladrius {n} (mythical bird)  :: caradrio {m}
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid  ::
calamari {n} /kæləˈmɑːɹi/ (as food)  :: totano {m}, calamaro {m}
calamity {n} /kəˈlæməti/ (event resulting in great loss)  :: calamità {f}
calamus {n} (sweet flag) SEE: sweet flag  ::
calcareous {adj} (resembling or containing limestone)  :: calcareo {m}, calcarea {f}
calcic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from calcium or lime)  :: calcico
calcicolous {adj}  :: calcicolo
calcification {n} /ˌkælsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (the process of change into a stony or calcareous substance)  :: calcificazione {f}
calcify {v} /ˈkælsɪfaɪ/ (transitive)  :: calcificare
calcify {v} (intransitive)  :: calcificarsi
calcination {n} (the process of calcining)  :: calcinazione {f}
calcine {v} /ˈkælsɪn/ (transitive)  :: calcinare
calcined {adj} (converted by calcination)  :: calcinato {m}
calciosome {n}  :: calciosoma {m}
calcite {n} /ˈkæl.saɪt/ (calcium carbonate mineral)  :: calcite {f}
calcitonin {n} (the hormone thyrocalcitonin)  :: calcitonina {f}
calcium {n} /ˈkælsi.əm/ (chemical element of atomic number 20)  :: calcio {m}
calcium carbide {n} (CaC2)  :: carburo di calcio
calcium hydroxide {n} (chemical compound)  :: calce spenta {f}
calculate {v} /ˈkælkjʊleɪt/ ((transitive) to determine value)  :: calcolare
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions)  :: calcolare
calculation {n} /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/ (act or process of calculating)  :: conto {m}
calculation {n} (result of calculating)  :: conto {m}
calculation {n} (reckoning, estimate)  :: conto {m}
calculator {n} /ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: calcolatrice {f}
calculator {n} (mechanical device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: calcolatrice
calculator {n} (dated: a person who performs mathematical calculations)  :: calcolatore {m}, calcolatrice {f}
calculator {n} (set of mathematical tables)  :: tabelle {f-p}
calculus {n} /ˈkælkjələs/ (formal mathematical system)  :: calcolo
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject)  :: calcolo {m}
calculus {n} (deposits on teeth)  :: tartaro {m}, tartaro dentario {m}
calculus of variations {n} (a form of calculus)  :: calcolo delle variazioni {m}
caldera {n} /kælˈdɛɹ.ə/ (geology: a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion)  :: caldera {f}
calendar {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/ (system by which time is divided)  :: calendario {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date)  :: calendario {m}
calendar {n} (list of planned events)  :: calendario {m}
calendarist {n} /ˈkæl.ən.dəɹ.ɪst/ (a person who uses a calendar)  :: calendarista
calends {n} /ˈkælɪndz/ (the first day of a Roman month)  :: calende {f}
calf {n} /kæf/ (young cow or bull)  :: vitello {m}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee)  :: polpaccio {m}
calf {n} (muscle in the back of the leg below the knee)  :: polpaccio {m}
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone)  :: perone
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California  ::
calibrate {v} (to check or adjust by comparison with a standard)  :: calibrare
calibration {n} /kælɪˈbɹeɪʃən/ (act of calibrating)  :: calibrazione
calico {n} (kind of cloth)  :: calicò {m}
California {prop} /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.njə/ (state of the United States of America)  :: California {f}
California poppy {n} (plant)  :: papavero della California {m}
californium {n} (chemical element)  :: californio {m}
caliph {n} /ˈkeɪ̪lɨf/ (political leader of the Muslim world)  :: califfo {m}
caliphate {n} /ˈkælɪfeɪt/ (Islamic government)  :: califfato {m}
calisthenics {n} /ˌkæl.ɪsˈθɛn.ɪks/  :: callistenia {f}
call {n} /kɑl/ (telephone conversation)  :: telefonata {f}, chiamata {f}
call {n} (social visit)  :: saluto {m}, visita {f}, capatina {f}
call {n} (cry or shout)  :: urlo {m}, grido {m}
call {n} (characteristic cry of a bird or other animal)  :: canto {m}, richiamo {m}
call {n} (beckoning or summoning)  :: richiamo {m}, chiamata {f}, convocazione {f}
call {n} ((medicine): overnight duty in the hospital)  :: turno {m}
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon)  :: chiamare
call {v} (to cry or shout)  :: chiamare, gridare
call {v} (to contact by telephone)  :: chiamare
call {v} (to pay a social visit)  :: visitare
call {v} (to match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet)  :: coprire
calla {n} (Calla palustris)  :: calla {f}
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance)  :: chiamate un'ambulanza
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth)  :: dire pane al pane e vino al vino
callee {n} (the person who is called by the caller)  :: chiamato {m}
calligrapher {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfə(ɹ)/ (one who practices calligraphy)  :: calligrafo {m}
calligraphic {adj} /ˌkælɪˈɡɹæfɪk/ (of calligraphy)  :: calligrafico
calligraphically {adv} (in a calligraphic manner)  :: calligraficamente
calligraphy {n} /kəˈlɪɡɹəfi/ (art of writing with decorative strokes)  :: calligrafia {f}
calling {n} /ˈkɔːlɪŋ/ (strong urge to become religious)  :: vocazione {f}, chiamata {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card  ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
callipygian {adj} /ˌkæ.ləˈpɪ.dʒi.ən/ (having beautiful buttocks)  :: callipige
Callisto {prop} (satellite of Jupiter)  :: Callisto {m}
call it a day {v} (to retire)  :: ritirarsi
callous {adj} /ˈkæləs/ (emotionally hardened)  :: cinico, insensibile
callous {adj} (having calluses)  :: calloso
Callovian {prop}  :: Calloviano
callow {adj} (bald) SEE: bald  ::
call sign {n} (broadcasting)  :: segnale di chiamata
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign  ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police)  :: chiami la polizia
call up {v} (to retrieve from memory)  :: rievocare
callus {n} /ˈkæləs/ (hardened part of the skin)  :: callo {m}
callus {v} (form hardened tissue)  :: incallire
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis)  :: quiete prima della tempesta {f}
calm down {v} (To become less excited)  :: calmarsi, tranquillizzarsi, tranquillarsi [uncommon]
calm down {v} (To cause to become less excited)  :: calmare, tranquillizzare
calomel {n} (mercurous chloride)  :: calomelano {m}
calorie {n} /ˈkæləɹi/ (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C)  :: caloria {f}
calorigenesis {n} (production of heat via the digestion of food)  :: calorigenesi {f}
calorigenic {adj} (that produces heat)  :: calorigeno
calorimeter {n} (apparatus for measuring amount of heat)  :: calorimetro {m}
calorimetric {adj} (relating to calorimetry)  :: calorimetrico
calorimetry {n} (the scientific discipline)  :: calorimetria {f}
calque {n} /kælk/ (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language)  :: calco {m}
Caltanissetta {prop} (city and province of Sicily)  :: Caltanissetta {f}
caltrop {n} /ˈkæltɹəp/ (weaponry)  :: tribolo {m}, piede di corvo {m}
caltrop {n} (Tribulus terrestris)  :: tribulo comune
calumniate {v} /kəˈlʌmni.eɪt/ (to make hurtful untrue statements)  :: calunniare
calumniation {n} (false accusation)  :: calunnia {f}
calumny {n} /ˈkæləmni/ (falsification to discredit another)  :: calunnia
calutron {n} (form of mass spectrometer used to separate the isotopes of uranium)  :: calutrone {m}
Calvinist {n} /ˈkælvənɪst/ (follower)  :: calvinista {m} {f}
Calvinist {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism, a Calvinist or Calvinists)  :: calvinista {m} {f}, calvinistico {m}, calvinistica {f}
Calydon {prop} /ˈkælɪˌdɒn/ (city)  :: Calidone
calyptra {n} (thin, hood-like tissue)  :: caliptra {f}
calyx {n} (the sepals of a flower)  :: calice {m}
calzone {n} /kælˈzoʊn(eɪ)/ (baked Italian turnover)  :: calzone {m}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera  ::
cam {n} /kæm]/ (mechanical part)  :: camma {f}
camber {n} /ˈkæm.bɚ/ (nautical: small enclosed dock for mast timber)  :: bolzone {m}
Cambodia {prop} /kæmˈboʊdi.ə]/ (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Cambogia {f}
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer  ::
Cambrian explosion {prop} /ˈkam.bɹɪ.ən ɪkˈspləʊ.ʒən/ (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla)  :: esplosione cambriana {f}
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek  ::
came {v} /keɪm/ (simple past of come)  :: venuto {m}
camel {n} /ˈkæməl/ (beast of burden)  :: cammello {m}
camellia {n} /kəˈmɛlɪə/ (plant)  :: camelia {f}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe  ::
cameo {n} /ˈkæm.iː.əu/ (relief work)  :: cammeo {m}
camera {n} /ˈkæm.ɹə/ (still camera)  :: fotocamera {f}, macchina fotografica {f}
camera {n} (movie camera)  :: videocamera {f}, telecamera {f}
cameraman {n} (somebody who operates a film or TV camera)  :: operatore {m}, addetto {m}
camerlengo {n} (chamberlain)  :: camerlengo {m}
Cameroon {prop} /kæməˈɹuːn/ (country in Central Africa)  :: Camerun
Camilla {prop} /kəˈmɪlə/ (female given name)  :: Camilla
camlet {n}  :: cammellotto {m}
camomile {n} /ˈkæ.məˌmaɪl/ (plant)  :: camomilla {f}
camomile {n} (tea)  :: camomilla {f}
Camorra {prop} /kəˈmɔɹə/ (crime organization from Naples)  :: camorra {f}
Camorrism {n} (the organization and mode of action of the Camorra)  :: camorrismo {m}
Camorrist {n} (member of the Camorra) SEE: Camorrista  ::
Camorrista {n} /ˌkɑməˈɹistə/ (member of the Camorra)  :: camorrista {m} {f}, guappo {m}
camouflage {n} /ˈkæ.mə.ˌflɑːʒ/ (military)  :: mimetizzazione {f}
camouflage {n}  :: camuffamento {m}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise)  :: camuffare
camp {n} /kæmp/ (outdoor place)  :: campo {m}, accampamento {m}
camp {n} (group)  :: circolo {m}, associazione {f}, formazione {f}, congrega {f}, officina {f}, consorzio {m}, consorteria {f}
campaign {n} /kæmˈpeɪn/ (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal)  :: campagna {f}
Campania {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Campania {f}
camp bed {n} (a cot)  :: branda {f}
camphor {n} /ˈkæmfɚ/ (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone)  :: canfora {f}
camphorated {adj} (treated or impregnated with camphor)  :: canforato
Campidanese Sardinian {prop} (the language)  :: sardo campidanese {m}
camping {n} /ˈkæmpɪŋ/ (recreational activity)  :: campeggio {m}
Campobasso {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Campobasso {f}
Campobasso {prop} (town and capital)  :: Campobasso {f}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams)  :: albero a camme
Camun {n} (native or inhabitant of Val Camonica)  :: camuno {m}, camuna {f}
Camun {adj} (of or pertaining to Val Camonica)  :: camuno
can {v} /kæn/ (to be able)  :: sapere, riuscire, essere capace, potere
can {v} (may)  :: potere
can {n} /kæn/ (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids)  :: lattina {f}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants)  :: annaffiatoio {m}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister)  :: scatoletta {f}
can {n} (buttocks)  :: chiappe {f}
can {n}  :: cesso {m}, latrina {f}
can {v} (to preserve)  :: inscatolare
can {v} (to discard)  :: scartare
can {v} (to shut up)  :: tacere, chiudere
can {v} (to fire or dismiss an employee)  :: licenziare
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
Cana {prop} /ˈkeɪnə/ (the site where Jesus miraculously turned water into wine)  :: Cana
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog)  :: cane di Canaan {m}
Canada {prop} /ˈkænədə/ (country in North America)  :: Canada {m}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis)  :: oca del Canada {f}
Canada lynx {n} (Lynx canadensis)  :: lince canadese {f}
Canadian {n} /kəˈneɪdɪən/ (person from Canada)  :: canadese
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English)  :: inglese canadese {m}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada)  :: canadese
Canadianization {n} (the process of making or becoming Canadian or more Canadian)  :: canadizzazione {f}
Canadianize {v} /kəˈneɪdi.ənaɪz/ (to make Canadian)  :: canadizzare
canal {n} /kəˈnæl/ (artificial waterway)  :: canale {m}
canapé {n} (a bite size slice open-faced sandwich)  :: canapè {m}, crostino {m}, tartina {f}
canapé {n} (elegant sofa)  :: canapè {m}
canary {n} /kəˈnɛɹi/ (bird from the Canary Islands)  :: canario {m}, canarino {m}, canarino
canary {n} (colour)  :: giallo canarino
canary {n} (wine)  :: vino delle canarie
canary {n} (small yellow bird in general)  :: canarino
canary {n} (squealer)  :: spia, delatore, canarino
canary {adj} (of a light yellow colour)  :: canarino
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa)  :: Isole Canarie {f-p}
Canberra {prop} (Capital of Australia)  :: Canberra
cancel {v} /ˈkænsl/ (cross out)  :: depennare, cancellare, eliminare
cancel {v} (invalidate, annul)  :: invalidare, annullare, recidere, cassare
cancel {v} (mark to prevent reuse)  :: obliterare, annullare
cancel {v} (offset, equalize)  :: neutralizzare, compensare, filtrare
cancel {n} (cancellation)  :: cancellazione {f}, annullamento {m}, cassazione {f}
cancel {n} (mark cancelling a sharp or flat)  :: spuntato
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling)  :: cancellazione {f}, annullamento, disdetta, revoca, annullo, sospensione, abrogazione
cancel out {v} (to neutralize the effect of something)  :: escludersi
cancer {n} /ˈkænsɚ/ (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)  :: cancro {m}
Cancer {prop} /ˈkænsɚ/ (constellation)  :: Cancro {m}
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Cancro {m}
cancerous {adj} /kænsəɹəs/ (relating to or affected with cancer)  :: canceroso
candelabrum {n} /kændɪˈlɑːbɹəm/ (candle holder)  :: candelabro {m}
candid {adj} /ˈkæn.dɪd/  :: candido {m}
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate)  :: candidatura {f}
candidate {n} /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/ (person running in an election)  :: candidato
candidate {n} (participant in an examination)  :: candidato
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy  ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate)  :: candidatura {f}
candidiasis {n} (fungal infection)  :: candidosi {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly  ::
candle {n} /ˈkændəl/ (a light source)  :: candela {f}
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick  ::
candleholder {n} (device for holding one or more lit candles)  :: bugia {f}
Candlemas {n} /ˈkæn.dəl.məs/ (Christian feast)  :: Candelora {f}
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source)  :: intensità in candele
candlestick {n} /ˈkændəlˌstɪk/ (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle)  :: candelabro {m}
candy {n} /ˈkændi/ (piece of candy)  :: caramella {f}
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery  ::
candy cane {n} (candy in the shape of a cane)  :: bastoncino di zucchero {m}
candy floss {n} (sweet)  :: zucchero filato {m}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
cane {n} /kʰeɪn]/ (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo)  :: canna, canna di bambu {f}, canna da zucchero, giunco {m}
cane {n} (plant itself)  :: canna {f}
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment)  :: bastone {m}, bacchetta {f}, verga {f}
cane {n} (the cane: corporal punishment consisting of a beating with a cane)  :: bastonata {f}
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people)  :: bastone per ciechi {m}
cane {v} (to beat with a cane)  :: battere
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane  ::
canephora {n} (caryatid)  :: canefora {f}
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugar cane plant)  :: zucchero di canna {m}
canid {n} /ˈkeɪnəd/ (member of Canidae)  :: canide {m}
canine {adj} /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/ (pertaining to dogs)  :: canino
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth  ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth)  :: canino {m}
caninus muscle {n} (muscle)  :: muscolo canino {m}, elevatore dell'angolo della bocca {m}, muscolo elevatore dell'angolo della bocca {m}, canino {m}
canister {n} (short range antipersonnel projectile) SEE: grapeshot  ::
canister shot {n} (grapeshot) SEE: grapeshot  ::
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cannabinoid {n} /ˈkænəbəˌnɔɪd/ (any psychoactive compound found in cannabis)  :: cannabinoide {m}
cannabis {n} /ˈkænəbɪs/ (plant)  :: canapa {f}
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana  ::
cannabism {n} (cannabis poisoning)  :: cannabismo {m}
Cannae {prop} /ˈkæniː/ (village)  :: Canne
Cannaregio {prop} (sestieri of Venice)  :: Cannaregio
canned {adj} (preserved in cans)  :: in scatola
cannellini bean {n} (white kidney bean)  :: cannellino
cannibal {n} /ˈkænɪbl/ (an organism which eats others of its own species)  :: cannibale {m} {f}, antropofago {m}
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species)  :: cannibalismo {m}
cannibalistic {adj} /kæn.ə.bəˈlɪs.tɪk/ (tending toward cannibalism)  :: cannibalesco, cannibalistico
Cannizzaro reaction {n} (reaction)  :: reazione di Cannizzaro {f}
cannoli {n} /kəˈnoʊli/ (tube of fried pastry filled with ricotta)  :: cannolo {m}
cannon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (artillery piece)  :: cannone {m}
cannon {n} (billiard shot)  :: carambola {f}
cannonade {n} (firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time)  :: cannoneggiamento {m}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon)  :: palla di cannone {f}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable)  :: carne da cannone
cannot {v} /ˈkæ(n.)nɑt/ (cannot, see also: can; not)  :: non potere
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant  ::
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal  ::
canoe {n} /kəˈnuː/ (small long and narrow boat)  :: canoa {f}
canoe {v} (to ride or paddle a canoe)  :: andare in canoa
canoeist {n} (person who travels by canoe)  :: canoista {m} {f}
canoer {n} (one who travels by canoe) SEE: canoeist  ::
canola {n} (cultivar of rapeseed Brassica napus)  :: colza {f}
canon {n} /ˈkæn.ən/ (religious law)  :: canone {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter)  :: canone {m}
canon {n} (piece of music)  :: canone {m}
canon {n} (printing: 48-point type)  :: canone
canonist {n} (expert in canon law)  :: canonista {m} {f}
canonizable {adj} (worthy of being canonized)  :: canonizzabile
canonization {n} (the final process or decree)  :: canonizzazione {f}
canonization {n} (the state of being canonized or sainted)  :: canonizzazione {f}
canonize {v} /ˈkænənaɪz/ (to define someone as a saint)  :: santificare, canonizzare
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans)  :: apriscatole {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener  ::
canopy {n} /ˈkæ.nə.pi/ (high cover)  :: baldacchino {m}
canopy {n} (transparent cockpit cover)  :: calotta {f}, tettuccio {m}
canopy bed {n} (a bed equipped with a canopy)  :: letto a baldacchino {m}
cant {n} /kænt/ (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms)  :: arma parlante {f-p}
cant {n} (angle at which something is set)  :: inclinazione {f}
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cantaloupe {n} /ˈkæn.tə.loʊp/ (melon)  :: cantalupo {m}, zatta {f}
cantankerous {adj} /kænˈtæŋkəɹəs/ (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby)  :: stizzoso
canteen {n} /kænˈtiːn/ (small cafeteria or snack bar)  :: mensa {f}
canteen {n} (water bottle)  :: borraccia {f}
Canterbury {prop} /ˈkæntəbəɹɪ/ (ancient city in England)  :: Canterbury {f}
can't help {v} (not be able to avoid something)  :: non poter fare a meno di, non potere fare a meno di, non poterci fare niente
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
cantilever {n} (beam anchored at one end and projecting into space)  :: mensola {f}
canting arms {n}  :: arma parlante {f}
canton {n} /ˈkæntn̩/ (state of Switzerland)  :: cantone {m}, Canton [when used in the names of some cantons]
canton {n} (heraldry; one of the ordinaries)  :: cantone {m}
Cantonese {adj} /kæn.təˈniːz/ (relating to Canton)  :: cantonese
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese people)  :: cantonese
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese language)  :: cantonese
Cantonese {n} (person from Canton)  :: cantonese {m} {f}
Cantonese {prop} (language)  :: cantonese {m}
can't wait {v} (to eagerly anticipate)  :: non vedere l'ora
canvas {n} /ˈkæn.vəs/ (a type of coarse cloth)  :: canovaccio, tela
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint)  :: tela
canvas {v} (To cover an area or object with canvas)  :: intelare
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign  ::
canvass {n} (solicit opinions)  :: richiesta {f}, sollecitazione {f}
canvass {v} (to solicit voters)  :: rastrellare voti, rastrellare consensi
canvass {v} (to conduct survey)  :: saggiare, sondare, analizzare
canyon {n} /ˈkænjən/ (a valley cut in rock by a river)  :: gola {f}
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?)  :: [familiar] mi puoi aiutare?, [polite] mi può aiutare?
can you tell us {phrase} (prefix indicating a polite request)  :: puoi dirci [informal], potresti dirci [informal more polite], può dirci [formal], potrebbe dirci [formal more polite]
cap {n} /kæp/ (head covering)  :: cuffia {f}, cappuccio {m}, berretto {m}, berretta {f}, cofia {f}
cap {n} (head-covering to indicate rank etc.)  :: cappello {m}, berretto {m}, bustina {f}
cap {n} (academic mortarboard)  :: tocco {m}
cap {n} (protective cover or seal)  :: chiusura {f}, chiusura di sicurezza, coppa {f}, cappuccio {m}, tappo {m}
cap {n} (crown covering a tooth)  :: corona {f}, capsula {f}
cap {n} (summit of a mountain)  :: cima {f}
cap {n} (artificial upper limit)  :: tetto {m}
cap {n} (top part of a mushroom)  :: cappella {f}
cap {n} (gunpowder charge for a toy gun)  :: capsula {f}
capability {n} /keɪpəˈbɪləti/ (the power or ability to generate an outcome)  :: capacità {f}
capable {adj} /ˈkeɪpəbl̩/ (able and efficient)  :: capace {m} {f}
capacious {adj} /kəˈpeɪʃəs/ (having a lot of space inside)  :: capace
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit)  :: capacità {f}
capacitor {n} (electronic component)  :: condensatore {m}
capacity {n} /kəˈpæsɪti/ (capability; the ability to perform some task)  :: capacità
cape {n} /keɪp/ (headland)  :: capo {m}
cape {n} (garment)  :: cappa {f}, mantellina {f}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant)  :: alkikinger {m}
cape gooseberry {n} (fruit)  :: uciuva {f}, alkikinger {m}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita)  :: leone del Capo
Capella {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Auriga)  :: Capella {f}
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa)  :: Capo di Buona Speranza {m}
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie  ::
caper {n} /ˈkeɪpɚ/ (playful leap)  :: sobbalzo {m}, saltellamento {m}
caper {v} (to jump about playfully)  :: saltellare
caper {n} (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa)  :: cappero {m}
caper {n} (plant)  :: cappero {m}
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer  ::
capercaillie {n} /kæpəˈkeɪli/ (Tetrao urogallus)  :: urogallo {m}, gallo cedrone {m}
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town)  :: Cafarnao {f}
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis)  :: alzavola del Capo
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa)  :: Città del Capo {f}
Cape Verde {prop} /keɪpˈvɝd/ (country in Western Africa)  :: Capo Verde
Cape Verdean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cape Verde, its people or their language)  :: capoverdiano
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde)  :: criolo capoverdiano
capias {n} (arrest warrant) SEE: arrest warrant  ::
capillarity {n} (interaction between the surface of a solid and liquid)  :: capillarità {f}
capillarization {n} (the formation of capillaries to a part of the body)  :: capillarizzazione {f}
capillary {n} /ˈkæpɪˌlɛɹi/ (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins)  :: capillare {m}, vaso capillare {m}
capillary action {n} (drawing of a liquid up interstices)  :: capillarità {f}
capisce {interj} /kəˈpiːʃ/ (“understood?”)  :: capito?, intesi?, [to one person, informal] capisci?, [to one person, formal] capisce?, [to many people] capite?
capital {n} /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl/ (money and wealth)  :: capitale {m}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column)  :: capitello {m}
capital {adj} (of prime importance)  :: capitale, principale
capital {adj} (excellent)  :: ottimo, magnifico, eccellente, splendido
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death)  :: capitale
capital {adj} (uppercase)  :: maiuscolo
capital {n} (capital letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city  ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government)  :: [of nation] capitale {f}, [of a state or regione] capoluogo {m}
capital gain {n}  :: plusvalenza {f}
capitalism {n} /ˈkæpɪt(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ (socio-economic system based on private property rights)  :: capitalismo {m}
capital letter {n} (letters A B C)  :: maiuscolo {m}, maiuscola {f}
capital loss {n} (decrease in the value of a capital asset)  :: minusvalenza {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death)  :: pena capitale
Capitanian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian)  :: Capitaniano
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol  ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol  ::
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.)  :: Campidoglio {m}
Capitoline Hill {prop} (hill)  :: Campidoglio {m}
capo {n} (capotasto) SEE: capotasto  ::
capon {n} /ˈkeɪpən/ (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table)  :: cappone {m}
caponata {n} (Sicilian dish)  :: caponata {f}
caponier {n} (fortification structure)  :: caponiera {f}
caponize {v} (to castrate a cockerel)  :: capponare, accapponare
capotasto {n} (device placed across the strings)  :: capotasto
Cappadocia {prop} /kæpəˈdoʊʃə]/ (ancient region)  :: Cappadocia
cappuccino {n} /ˌkæpəˈtʃinoʊ/ (beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage)  :: cappuccino {m}
Capri {prop} /ˈkɑːpɹi/ (island in Italy)  :: Capri
capric {adj} (related to capric acid)  :: caprinico {m}, caprico {m}
capric acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: acido caprinico {m}, acido caprico {m}
capriccio {n} (type of painting)  :: capriccio {m}
capriccio {n} (piece of music)  :: capriccio {m}
caprice {n} (capriccio) SEE: capriccio  ::
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus  ::
Capricorn {prop} /ˈkæpɹɪkɔːɹn/ (astrological sign)  :: Capricorno {m}
Capricornus {prop} /ˌkæpɹɪˈkɔːɹnəs/ (constellation)  :: Capricorno {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn  ::
caprolactam {n} (the organic compound)  :: caprolattame {m}
capsicum {n} /ˈkæpsɪkəm/  :: capsico {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray  ::
capsize {v} /kæpˈsaɪz/ ((intransitive) to overturn)  :: capovolgersi, ribaltarsi, rovesciarsi
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn)  :: ribaltare, capovolgere
capstan {n} /ˈkap.stən/ (cylindrical machine)  :: cabestano {m}
capstone {n} (a crowning achievement)  :: coronamento {m}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel  ::
captain {n} /ˈkæp.tən/ (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major)  :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral)  :: capitano di vascello {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel)  :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner)  :: capitano {m}
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions)  :: capitano {m}
Captain Obvious {n} /ˌkæptən ˈɑbviəs/ (someone who makes superfluous statements)  :: Capitan Ovvio
captee {n} (captive) SEE: captive  ::
caption {n} /ˈkæp.ʃn/ (descriptive title or heading of (part of) a document)  :: intestazione {f}
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon)  :: didascalia {f}, legenda {f}, dicitura {f}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast)  :: sottotitolo {m}, didascalia {f}
caption {n} (section of an official paper)  :: parte iniziale
captivate {v} /ˈkæptɪveɪt/ (to attract and hold interest and attention of)  :: catturare, attirare l'attenzione, attrarre, accattivare
captive {n} (a person who has been captured)  :: prigioniero
captive {n} (a person held prisoner)  :: prigioniero
captive {adj} (held prisoner)  :: catturato, intrappolato
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive  ::
captivity {n} (state of being captive)  :: cattività {f}
Capuchin {n} (a member of the Roman Catholic order)  :: cappuccino {m}
car {n} /kɑɹ/ (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)  :: macchina {f}, auto {f}, automobile {f}
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not)  :: cabina {f}
car {n} (moving, load-carrying component of an elevator)  :: cabina {f}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage  ::
carabineer {n} (cavalry soldier)  :: carabiniere {m}
caracal {n} /ˈkæɹəkæl/ (Caracal caracal)  :: caracal {m}, lince persiana {f}
Caracalla {prop} (emperor)  :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela)  :: Caracas {f}
carafe {n} /kəˈɹæf/ (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages)  :: caraffa {f}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit  ::
caramel {n} /ˈkæ.ɹə.məl/ (confection)  :: caramello {m}
caramel {n} (color)  :: caramello {m}
caramelize {v} (brown sugar)  :: caramellare, caramellizzare
carapace {n} /ˈkeɹ.əˌpeɪs/ (hard protective covering)  :: carapace {m}, esoscheletro {m}
carat {n} /ˈkæ.ɹət/ (weight)  :: carato {m}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold)  :: carato {m}
caravan {n} /ˈkæɹəvæn/ (convoy or procession)  :: carovana
caravan {n} (vehicle)  :: roulotte {f}, caravan {m}
caravanserai {n} /kaɹəˈvansəɹʌɪ/ (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest)  :: caravanserraglio {m}
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel)  :: caravella {f}
caraway {n} /ˈkæɹəˌweɪ/ (plant)  :: carvi {m}
caraway {n}  :: carvi {m}, cumino dei prati {m}, cumino
carbide {n} (any binary compound of carbon and a more electropositive element)  :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (polyatomic ion C22-, or any of its salts)  :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (monatomic ion C4-, or any of its salts)  :: carburo {m}
carbide {n} (tungsten carbide)  :: carburo di tungsteno {m}
carbide {n} (calcium carbide)  :: carburo di calcio {m}
carbine {n} /ˈkɑɹbiːn/ (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length)  :: carabina {f}
carbinol {n} (Methanol)  :: carbinolo {m}
carbinol {n} (Substituted methanol)  :: carbinolo {m}
carbohydrate {n} /kɑːɹboʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt/ (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose)  :: carboidrato {m}
carbon {n} /ˈkɑɹbən/ (chemical element)  :: carbonio {m}
Carbonarism {prop} (the principles, practices, or organization of the Carbonari)  :: carbonarismo {m}
carbonate {n} /ˈkɑɹbənət/ (any salt or ester of carbonic acid)  :: carbonato {m}
carbonated {adj} /ˈkɑɹ.bəˌneɪ.təd/ (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure))  :: gassato, effervescente
carbonatic {adj} (containing carbonate minerals)  :: carbonatico
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon)  :: ciclo del carbonio {m}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂)  :: anidride carbonica {f}, diossido di carbonio {m}
carbonic {adj} (of or relating to carbon)  :: carbonico {m}, carbonica {f}
carbonic anhydrase {n} (enzyme)  :: anidrasi carbonica {f}
carbonization {n} (the act or process of carbonizing)  :: carbonizzazione {f}
carbonize {v} (turn something to carbon, especially by heating)  :: carbonizzare
carbonless copy paper {n}  :: carta autocopiante {f}, carta chimica {f}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO)  :: ossido di carbonio {m}, monossido di carbonio {m}
carbon-nitrogen-oxygen cycle {n} (a group of nuclear reactions thought to be the main source of energy in main-sequence stars of greater than 1.4 solar mass)  :: ciclo del carbonio-azoto {m}
carbon oxychloride {n} (the compound carbonyl chloride)  :: ossicloruro di carbonio {m}
carbon paper {n} (paper used to make carbon copies)  :: carta carbone {f}, carta velina {f}
carbon tetrabromide {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ).bən tɛt.ɹəˌbɹəʊ.maɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrabromomethane)  :: tetrabromuro di carbonio
carbon tetrachloride {n} (solvent)  :: tetracloruro di carbonio
carbon tetrafluoride {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ).bən tɛt.ɹəˌflʊɹ.aɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrafluoromethane)  :: tetrafluoruro di carbonio
carbon tetraiodide {n} /ˈkæɹ.bən tɛt.ɹəˌaɪ.əʊ.daɪd/ (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetraiodomethane)  :: tetraioduro di carbonio
carbonyl chloride {n} (the compound COCl2)  :: ossicloruro di carbonio
carbonyl sulfide {n} (mixed oxide and sulfide of carbon COS)  :: ossisulfuro di carbonio {m}
carborundum {n} /kɑɹbəˈɹʌndəm/ (crystals of silicon carbide used as an abrasive)  :: carborundum {m}
carboxamide {n} (amide of a carboxylic acid)  :: carbossammide {f}
carboxyl {n} (carboxyl)  :: carbossile {m}
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group)  :: carbossilico
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group)  :: acido carbossilico {f}
carboy {n} (demijohn) SEE: demijohn  ::
carburize {v} (carbonize) SEE: carbonize  ::
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse  ::
carcinogen {n} /kɑɹˈsɪnədʒən/ (substance or agent that can cause cancer)  :: agente cancerogeno {m}, prodotto cancerogeno {m}
carcinogenicity {n} (the state or degree of being carcinogenic)  :: carcinogenicità {f}, cancerogenicità {f}
carcinoid {n} (form of tumour)  :: carcinoide {m}
carcinoma {n} /ˌkɑɹsɪˈnoʊmə/ (type of tumor)  :: carcinoma
card {n} /kɑɹd/ (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.)  :: scheda {f}, carta {f}, biglietto {m}
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card  ::
cardamom {n} (plant)  :: cardamomo {m}
cardamom {n} (spice)  :: cardamomo {m}
cardboard {n} /ˈkɑɹdbɔɹd/ (material resembling heavy paper)  :: cartone {m}
cardboard box {n} (container)  :: scatola di cartone
cardia {n} (section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach)  :: cardias {m}
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardiaco
cardiac {adj} (pertaining to the cardia)  :: cardiale
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood)  :: arresto cardiaco {m}
cardigan {n} /ˈkɑːdɪɡən/ (type of sweater)  :: cardigan
cardinal {adj} /ˈkɑɹdɪnəl/ (of fundamental importance)  :: cardinale
cardinal {adj} (describing a number that indicates quantity)  :: cardinale
cardinal {adj} (having a bright red color)  :: cardinale
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity)  :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church)  :: cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae)  :: cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (colour)  :: rosso cardinale {m}
cardinal {n} (mulled wine) SEE: mulled wine  ::
cardinalate {n} (the dignity and ecclestiastic office of Roman Catholic cardinal)  :: cardinalato {m}
cardinal direction {n} (principal compass direction) SEE: cardinal point  ::
cardinality {n} (in set theory)  :: cardinalità {f}, numerosità {f}, potenza {f}
cardinal number {n} (number denoting quantity)  :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal number {n} (number used to denote the size of a set)  :: numero cardinale {m}
cardinal point {n} (cardinal point)  :: punto cardinale {m}
cardinalship {n} (office of a cardinal) SEE: cardinalate  ::
cardinal virtues {n} (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance)  :: virtù cardinali {f}
card-index {v} (to index with cards)  :: schedare
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardio-
cardioactive {adj} (affecting the heart)  :: cardioattivo
cardiograph {n} (an instrument which, placed in contact with the chest, graphically registers the comparative duration and intensity of the heart's movements)  :: cardiografo {m}
cardioid {n} (epicycloid with one cusp)  :: cardioide {f}
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology)  :: cardiologico
cardiologist {n} (physician)  :: cardiologo {m}, cardiologa {f}
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart)  :: cardiologia {f}
cardiomyopathy {n} (deterioration of the myocardium)  :: cardiomiopatia {f}
cardiopathic {adj} (pertaining to cardiopathy)  :: cardiopatico
cardiopathy {n} (disorder of the heart)  :: cardiopatia {f}
cardioplegia {n} (deliberate cessation of cardiac activity)  :: cardioplegia {f}
cardiopulmonary {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the heart and the lungs)  :: cardiopolmonare
cardiopulmonary resuscitation {n} (a first aid procedure for cardiac arrest)  :: rianimazione cardiopolmonare, RCP
cardiorespiratory {adj} (pertaining to the heart and breathing)  :: cardiorespiratorio
cardiothoracic {adj} (of or pertaining to both the heart and the chest)  :: cardiotoracico
cardiovascular {adj} (relating to the circulatory system)  :: cardiovascolare
cardiovascular system {n} (circulatory system) SEE: circulatory system  ::
carditis {n} (inflammation of the muscles of the heart)  :: cardite {f}
cardoon {n} (perennial plant)  :: cardone {f}
card punch {n} (machine)  :: perforatore {m}, perforatrice {f}, bucatrice {f}
care {n} /kɛə/ (close attention, concern or responsibility)  :: cura {f}, attenzione {f}
care {v} (to look after)  :: curare
Care Bear {n} (fictional animal) SEE: Care Bears  ::
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears)  :: orsetti del cuore {m-p}
career {n} /kəˈɹɪɹ/ (one's calling in life; a person's occupation)  :: carriera {f}
carefree {adj} /ˈkɛɘfɹiː/ (worry free, light hearted, etc.)  :: libero da preoccupazioni, spensierato {m}
carefreeness {n} (the state of being lighthearted; joyous)  :: spensieratezza {f}
careful {adj} /ˈkɛːfəl/ (cautious)  :: prudente, cauto
careful {adj} (meticulous)  :: accurato, attento
carefully {adv} /ˈkɛːfəli/ (in a careful manner)  :: minuziosamente, accuratamente, meticolosamente, puntigliosamente, attentamente
care home {n} (place of residence for people with significant deficiencies) SEE: nursing home  ::
care killed the cat {proverb} (curiosity killed the cat) SEE: curiosity killed the cat  ::
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree  ::
carelessness {n} (lack of care)  :: negligenza {f}
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary))  :: presso
caress {v} /kəˈɹɛs/ (touch or kiss lovingly)  :: accarezzare
caretaker {n} /ˈkɛɹ.ˌteɪ.kɚ/ (One who takes care of a place or thing.)  :: portinaio {m}, caposcala {m}
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.)  :: guardiano, curatore {m}
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship)  :: carico {m}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo)  :: nave da trasporto {f}, nave cargo {f}
Caribbean {adj} /ˌkæɹɪˈbiːɪn/ (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies)  :: caribico
Caribbean {prop} (sea)  :: Mare Caraibico {m}
Caribbean {prop} (countries)  :: Caraibi {m}
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere)  :: mare Caraibico {m}
caribou {n} (North American reindeer)  :: caribù {m}
caricature {v} /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊɚ/ (represent in exaggerated manner)  :: caricaturizzare
carillon {n} /ˈkɛɹɪˌlɑn/ (a set of bells, often in a bell tower, originating from the Low Countries)  :: carillon {m}
Carinthia {prop} (state of Austria)  :: Carinzia {f}
caritive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something)  :: caso caritivo {m}
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles  ::
Carlism {n} (political movement)  :: carlismo {m}
carmaker {n} (company)  :: casa automobilistica {f}
carman {n} (person who transported goods)  :: barocciaio {m}
Carmel {prop} (female given name)  :: Carmela
carmine {n} (purplish-red pigment)  :: carminio
carmine {n} (purplish-red colour)  :: carminio
carmine {adj} (of the purplish red colour shade carmine)  :: carminio
carnage {n} /ˈkɑɹ.nɪdʒ/ (death and destruction)  :: carneficina {f}
carnation {n} /kɑɹˈneɪ.ʃən/ (flower)  :: garofano {m}
carnation {n}  :: carnagione
carnauba {n} (wax)  :: cera di carnauba
carnelian {n} (reddish brown chalcedony)  :: cornalina {f}
carnitine {n} (an organic compound)  :: carnitina {f}
carnival {n} /ˈkæɹnɪvəl/ (festive occasion marked by parades)  :: carnevale {m}
carnivore {n} /ˈkɑːnɪvɔː/ (meat-eating animal)  :: carnivoro {m}
Caroline {prop} (female given name)  :: Carolina
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček  ::
carotene {n} (class of plant pigments)  :: carotene {m}
carotenoid {n} (class of organic compounds)  :: carotenoide {m}
carotid {n} /kəˈɹɒ.tɪd/ (major artery)  :: carotide
carouse {v} /kəˈɹaʊz/ (To engage in a noisy or drunken social gathering)  :: gozzovigliare
carouse {v} (To drink to excess)  :: ubriacarsi
carousel {n} (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round  ::
carousel {n} /kɛɹəˈsɛl/ (revolving device to deliver items)  :: carosello {m}
carp {n} /ˈkɑɹp/ (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae)  :: carpa {f}
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist)  :: tunnel carpale
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury)  :: sindrome del tunnel carpale {f}
car park {n} (car park) SEE: parking lot  ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe)  :: Carpazi {m}
carpe diem {proverb} /ˌkɑɹ.peɪ ˈdi.əm/ (seize the day)  :: cogli l'attimo, vivere alla giornata
carpel {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)pəl/ (structural unit of a pistil)  :: carpello {m}
carpenter {n} /ˈkɑɹpəntɚ/ (carpentry person)  :: carpentiere {m}, falegname {m}
carpentry {n} (the trade of cutting and joining timber)  :: carpenteria {f}
carpet {n} /ˈkɑːpɪt/ (a fabric used as a floor covering)  :: tappeto {m}, moquette
carpet {v} (to cover like a carpet)  :: coprire
carpetbeater {n} /ˌkɑːpɪtˈbiːtə/ (a tool used in housecleaning)  :: battipanni {m}
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret  ::
carphone {n}  :: autotelefono {m}
carpus {n} /ˈkɑɹ.pəs/ (the group of bones that make up the wrist)  :: carpo {m}
car radio {n} (radio specifically tuned for usage inside cars)  :: autoradio
car rental {n} (hiring of cars for short periods)  :: autonoleggio {m}
carriage {n} /ˈkæɹɪdʒ/ (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power)  :: carrozza {f}
carriage {n} (railroad car)  :: vagone {m}, carrozza {f}
carriage {n} (manner of standing or walking)  :: portamento {m}, postura {f}
carriage {n} (part of typewriter)  :: carrello {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic)  :: carreggiata {f}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag)  :: sacco di plastica {m}
carrion {n} /ˈkæ.ɹi.ən/ (dead flesh; carcasses)  :: carogna {f}
carrion crow {n} (Corvus corone)  :: cornacchia {f}
carrion crow {n} (Coragyps atratus)  :: urubù dalla testa nera
carrot {n} /ˈkæɹ.ət/ (Daucus carota ssp. sativus)  :: carota {f}
carrot and stick {n} (simultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior)  :: bastone e carota
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear  ::
carry {v} /ˈkɛ.ɹi/ (to transport by lifting)  :: portare
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant)  :: portare nottole ad Atene (carry noctules to Athens), portare civette ad Atene (carry owls to Athens), portare vasi a Samo (carry jars to Samos)
carry on {v} /ˈkʰæɹijˈɑn/ (To continue or proceed as before)  :: andare avanti
carry on {v} (To have or maintain)  :: continuare
carry out {v} (to carry out) SEE: fulfill  ::
carry out {v} (To fulfill)  :: compiere, realizzare
carsickness {n} /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ˌsɪk.nəs/ (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle)  :: mal d'auto {m}
cart {n} /kɑɹt/ (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon)  :: carretto {m}, carrello {m}, carro {m}
carte blanche {n} /kɑɹtˈblɑnʃ/ (unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority)  :: carta bianca {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
Cartesianism {n} (The philosophy of René Descartes)  :: cartesianesimo {m}
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs)  :: prodotto cartesiano {m}
cartful {n} (as much as a cart will hold)  :: carrata {f}, carrettata {f}
Carthage {prop} /ˈkɑɹθɪdʒ/ (ancient city in North Africa)  :: Cartagine {f}
cartilage {n} /ˈkɑɹtəlɪd͡ʒ/ (dense connective tissue)  :: cartilagine {f}
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts)  :: cartografo
cartographic {adj} /ˌkɑɹ.təˈɡɹæf.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the making of maps)  :: cartografico
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic  ::
cartographically {adv}  :: cartograficamente
cartography {n} /kɑːˈtɒɡɹəfi/ (creation of charts and maps)  :: cartografia {f}
cartomancy {n} (fortune-telling using cards)  :: cartomanzia {f}
carton {n} /ˈkɑɹtn̩/ (A carton of 10 cigarette packs)  :: stecca {f}
cartoon {n} /kɑɹˈtuːn/ (animated cartoon)  :: cartone animato {m}
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons or strip cartoons)  :: vignettista {m}
cartridge {n} /ˈkɑɹtɹɪdʒ/ (firearms package)  :: cartuccia {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer)  :: cartuccia
cartridge box {n} (case for cartridges)  :: cartucciera {f}, giberna {f}
carvacrol {n}  :: carvacrolo {m}
carve {v} /kɑɹv/ (cut)  :: tagliare
carve {v} (cut meat)  :: trinciare, scalcare
carve {v} (shape wood)  :: intagliare, scolpire
carver {n} /ˈkɑɹvɚ/ (one who carves)  :: intagliatore {m}, intagliatrice {f}, incisore {m}
carving {n} /ˈkɑɹvɪŋ]/ (the craft)  :: intaglio {m}
caryatid {n} (a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural element)  :: cariatide {f}
caryopsis {n} (type of fruit)  :: cariosside {f}
Casablanca {prop} (city)  :: Casablanca {f}
case {n} /keɪs/ (actual event, situation, or fact)  :: caso {m}
case {n} (piece of work)  :: caso {m}
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study)  :: caso {m}
case {n} (legal proceeding)  :: causa {f}, caso {m}
case {n} (medicine: instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms)  :: caso {m}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture)  :: cassetta
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus)  :: baule {m}, cassa {f}
case {n} (suitcase)  :: valigia {f}
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic)  :: vetrinetta {f}
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus)  :: intelaiatura, custodia {f}, contenitore {m}, cabinet {m}, involucro {m}
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case  ::
casein {n} /ˈkeɪ.si.ɪn/ (protein)  :: caseina {f}
caseinate {n} (any of several salts derived from casein)  :: caseinato {m}
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions)  :: giurisprudenza {f}
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification)  :: casamatta {f}
casement {n} (window sash hinged on the side and opening outwards)  :: battente {m}, anta {f}, persiana {f}
casement {n} (casement window) SEE: casement window  ::
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate  ::
casement window {n} (type of window)  :: finestra a battenti
Caserta {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Caserta {f}
Caserta {prop} (town and capital)  :: Caserta {f}
case study {n} (research performed in detail on a single case)  :: caso di studio {m}
caseworker {n} (social worker) SEE: social worker  ::
cash {n} /kæʃ/ (money in the form of notes/bills and coins)  :: contanti {m-p}, liquidi {m-p}
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow)  :: mucca da mungere {f}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register)  :: cassa {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashew {n} /ˈkæʃuː/ (tree)  :: anacardio {m}
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut  ::
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree)  :: noce di acagiù, anacardo {m}
cashier {n} /kaˈʃɪə/ (one who works at a till or receiving payments)  :: cassiere {m}
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die  ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashmere {n} /kæʒ.ˈmiɹ/ (fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat)  :: cachemire {m}
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cash register {n} (machine)  :: registratore di cassa {m}
cash-strapped {adj} (without funds)  :: a corto di soldi, al verde
Casimir {prop} /ˈkæzɪmɪə(ɹ)/ (male given name)  :: Casimiro {m}
casing {n} /ˈkeɪsɪŋ/ (that which encloses or encases)  :: involucro {m}
casino {n} /kæˈsinoʊ/ (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling)  :: casinò {m}
cask {n} /kæsk/ (a large barrel for the storage of liquid)  :: botte {f}
casket {n} /ˈkæs.kɪt/ (little box e.g. for jewelry)  :: scrigno {m}, cofanetto {m}
casket {n} (urn)  :: urna {f}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi)  :: Gaspare
Caspar {prop} (male given name)  :: Gaspare
Caspian Sea {prop} /ˈkæspi.ən siː/ (landlocked sea)  :: Mar Caspio {m}
Cassandra {prop} /kəˈsæn.dɹə/ (prophetess who was daughter of King Priam of Troy)  :: Cassandra {f}
cassata siciliana {n} /kəˈsɑːtə sɪt͡ʃɪliˈɑːnə/ (Sicilian cake with liqueur, ricotta, candied fruit and chocolate)  :: cassata {f}, cassata siciliana {f}
cassation {n} /kæˈseɪʃən/ (the abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment)  :: cassazione {f}
cassava {n} /kəˈsɑːvə/ (manioc, the source of tapioca)  :: manioca {f}
casserole {n} /ˈkæs.əˌɹoʊl/ (glass or earthenware dish)  :: casseruola {f}
cassette {n} /kəˈsɛt/ (set of sprockets on a bicycle)  :: cassetta pignoni {f}, pacco pignoni {m}
cassette player {n} (a device capable of playing prerecorded cassette tapes)  :: giranastri {m}
Cassiopeia {prop} /ˌkæsi.əˈpiːə/ (mythical wife of Cepheus)  :: Cassiopea {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (constellation)  :: Cassiopea {f}
cassock {n} /ˈkæsək/ (item of clerical clothing)  :: sottana {f}, abito talare {m}, gonnellino {m}
cast {v} /kæst/ (to throw a fishing line or net into the water)  :: gettare, lanciare
cast {v} (to throw down or aside)  :: gettare, lanciare, [dice] tirare, [light, shadow] gettare
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould)  :: [plaster] colare, fondere, [metal] gettare
cast {v} (to assign a role in a play or performance)  :: assegnare una parte
cast {n} (group of actors performing together)  :: cast {m}
cast {n} (object made in a mould)  :: calco {m}, forma {f}
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device)  :: gesso {m}, ingessatura {f}
cast {n} (mould used to make cast objects)  :: stampo {m}, calco {m}
castanet {n} /ˌkæs.tə.ˈnɛt/ (a single handheld percussion instrument)  :: castagnette {f-p}, nacchere {f-p}
castanets {n} (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet  ::
castaway {n} /ˈkæ.stə.weɪ/ (nautical: shipwrecked sailor)  :: naufrago
caste {n} /kæst/ (hereditary social class)  :: casta {f}
Castello {prop} (sestieri of Venice)  :: Castello
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: averla formichiera di Castelnau
caster {n} (someone or something that casts)  :: lanciatore {m} lanciatrice {f}; (who spells) incantatore {m} incantatrice {f}
caster {n} (wheeled assembly)  :: montaggio su ruote {m}
caster {n} (shaker with perforated top)  :: spargisale {m}, saliera {f}, pepiera {f}, spargipepe {m}
caster sugar {n} (fine granulated sugar)  :: zucchero semolato {m}
Castile {prop} /kəsˈtiːl/ (medieval Iberian kingdom)  :: Castiglia
Castile {prop} (central Spain)  :: Castiglia {f}
Castile soap {n} (kind of soap)  :: sapone di Castiglia {m}
Castilian {n} (Language)  :: castigliano {m}
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon)  :: ghisa {f}
cast iron {adj} (made of cast iron)  :: di ghisa
cast iron {adj} (durable, tough, resiliant)  :: di ferro {m}
cast iron {adj} (inflexible or without exception)  :: inflessibile
castle {n} /ˈkɑː.səl/ (fortified building)  :: castello {m}
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook  ::
castling {n} /ˈkɑːsəlɪŋ/ (move in chess)  :: arrocco
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster  ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster  ::
castor {n} /ˈkɑːs.tə/ (hat)  :: castoro
castor oil plant {n} (Ricinus communis)  :: ricino {m}
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation)  :: prova del nove {f}
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine)  :: gettare perle ai porci
castrate {v} /ˈka.stɹeɪt/ (remove the testicles of)  :: castrare
castrated {adj} (having had the reproductive organs removed)  :: castrato
castration {n} /kæˈstɹeɪʃən/ (act of removing the testicles)  :: castrazione {f}
casual {adj} /ˈkæʒuəl/ (careless)  :: noncurante
casualty {n} /ˈkaʒ(ʊ)əlti/ (person)  :: ferito {m}
casuistics {n} (casuistry) SEE: casuistry  ::
casuistry {n} /ˈkæʒuɪstɹi/ (process)  :: casistica {f}
casu marzu {n} (cheese)  :: formaggio marcio {m}
cat {v} /kæt/ (raise anchor to cathead)  :: caponare
catachresis {n} /kætəˈkɹiːsɪs/ ((rhetoric) bad metaphor or trope)  :: catacresi {f}
cataclastic {adj} (describing a type of metamorphic rock that has undergone shearing and granulation by high mechanical stress)  :: cataclastico
cataclysmic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cataclysm)  :: cataclismo
catacomb {n} /ˈkætakoʊm/ (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves)  :: catacomba {f}
catadioptric {adj} (of or pertaining to optical systems)  :: catadiottrico
catadioptrics {n} (construction and use of catadioptric lenses and systems)  :: catadiottrica {f}
catafalque {n} /ˈkatəfalk/ (platform to display or convey a coffin)  :: catafalco {m}
Catalan {n} /ˈkæ.tə.ˌlæn/ (Person from Catalonia)  :: catalano
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia)  :: catalano
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia)  :: catalano
Catalanness {n} (identification or conformity with Catalan values and customs)  :: catalanità {f}
Catalan solid {n} (dual polyhedron of an Archimedean solid)  :: solido di Catalan {m} solido archimedeo duale {m}
catalectic {adj} (all senses)  :: cataletto
catalepsy {n} (catalepsy)  :: catalessi {f}, catalessia {f}
catalogue {n} /ˈkætəlɔɡ/ (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.)  :: catalogo {m}
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items)  :: catalogo {m}, cataloghi {m-p}
catalogue {n} (a list of all the publications in a library)  :: catalogo {m}
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue)  :: catalogare, mettere in catalogo
catalogue {v} (to make a catalogue of)  :: catalogare
catalogue {v} (to add to an existing catalogue)  :: mettere in catalogo
Catalonia {prop} /ˌkæt.əˈləʊn.i.ə/ (autonomous community in Spain)  :: Catalogna {f}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
catalysis {n} /kəˈtæləsɪs/ (chemistry: the increase of the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst)  :: catalisi {f}
catalyst {n} /ˈkæt.ə.lɪst/ (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process)  :: catalizzatore {m}
catalyst {n} (someone or something that helps or encourages progress or change)  :: catalizzatore {m}
catalytic {adj} /ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk/ (of, or relating to catalysts)  :: catalitico
catamaran {n} /ˈkætəmɚˌæn/ (twin-hulled boat)  :: catamarano {m}
Catania {prop} (province of Sicily)  :: Catania
Catania {prop} (capital of Catania)  :: Catania {f}
Catanzaro {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Catanzaro {f}
Catanzaro {prop} (town and capital)  :: Catanzaro {f}
cataplasm {n} (poultice) SEE: poultice  ::
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot  ::
catapult {n} /ˈkæ.tə.pʌlt/ (device for launching large objects)  :: catapulta {f}
cataract {n} (waterfall)  :: cateratta
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye)  :: cataratta {f}
catarrh {n} /kəˈtɑɹ/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes)  :: catarro {m}
catasterism {n}  :: catasterismo {m}
catastrophe {n} /kəˈtæstɹəfi/ (any large and disastrous event of great significance)  :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (disaster beyond expectations)  :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (Ancient Greek tragedies: the solution of the plot)  :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophe {n} (mathematics: type of bifurcation)  :: catastrofe {f}
catastrophically {adv} (in a catastrophic manner)  :: catastroficamente
catatonia {n} (severe psychiatric condition)  :: catatonia {f}
catatonic {adj} /kæ.təˈtɑn.ɪk/ (of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia)  :: catatonico
catch {n} /kæt͡ʃ/ (the act of catching a ball)  :: presa
catch {n} (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend)  :: conquista {f}
catch {n} (a clasp which stops something from opening)  :: fermaglio, fermaglio di sicurezza
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation)  :: trappola, trabocchetto {m}, trucco {m}, fregatura {f}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught)  :: bottino {m}
catch {n} (the act of noticing, understanding or hearing)  :: colpo {m}
catch {v} (to capture or snare)  :: agguantare, acchiappare, afferrare, chiappare
catch a cold {v} (contract a cold)  :: raffreddarsi
catcher {n} /ˈkætʃ.ə(ɹ)/ (that which catches)  :: collettore {m}
catchment {n} /ˈkatʃmənt/ (Any structure or land feature which catches and holds water)  :: bacino {m}, invaso {m}
catchment basin {n} (region)  :: bacino imbrifero {m}
catch out {v} (caught out)  :: cogliere sul fatto, sorprendere, prendere sul fatto
catch sight of {v} (to glimpse)  :: scorgere, intravedere
catch up {v}  :: raggiungere, mettersi in pari
catchy {adj} /ˈkætʃi/ (instantly appealing and memorable)  :: accattivante, orecchiabile
catechism {n} /ˈkætɪˌkɪzəm/ (book summarizing the principles of Christianity)  :: catechismo {m}
catechist {n}  :: catechista {m} {f}
catecholamine {n} /katəˈkəʊləmiːn/ (any of a class of aromatic amines)  :: catecolamina
catechumen {n} /ˌkæt.əˈkju.mən/ (convert the Christianity prior to baptism)  :: catecumeno {m}
categorically {adv} /ˈkæt.ə.ɡɒ.ɹɪ (In a categorical manner)  :: categoricamente
categorization {n} (the process of sorting or arranging things into categories or classes)  :: categorizzazione {f}
categorize {v} (to assign a category)  :: categorizzare
category {n} /ˈkætəˌɡɔɹi/ (group)  :: categoria {f}
category {n} (collection in math)  :: categoria {f}
catenaccio {n} (system of defensive play)  :: catenaccio {m}
catenary {n} /ˈkætəˌnɛɹi/ (curve of a flexible chain)  :: catenaria {f}
catenin {n} (proteins that have a role in cell adhesion)  :: catenina
catenoid {n} (Three-dimensional surface formed by rotation of a catenary)  :: catenoide {f}
catepan {n} (governor)  :: catapano
cater-cousin {n} (bosom friend) SEE: bosom friend  ::
caterpillar {n} /ˈkætəpɪlə(ɹ)/ (larva of a butterfly)  :: bruco {m}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt)  :: cingolo {m}
caterwaul {v} /ˈkæt.ɚ.wɔl/ (to cry as cats)  :: miagolare
catfish {n} (type of fish)  :: pesce gatto {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in)  :: gattaiola {f}
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap  ::
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats)  :: cibo per gatti {m}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?)  :: il gatto ti ha mangiato la lingua? (has the cat eaten your tongue?)
Cathar {n} /ˈkæθɑɹ/ (a member of Christian sect)  :: cataro {m}
catharsis {n} /kəˈθɑːɹˌsɪs/ (in drama, a release of emotional tension)  :: catarsi {f}
catharsis {n} (any release of emotional tension)  :: catarsi {f}
cathead {n} (nautical: heavy piece of timber for holding an anchor in position)  :: ceppo {m}
cathedral {n} /kəˈθiːdɹəl/ (principal church of a bishop's diocese)  :: cattedrale {f}, duomo {m}
Catherine {prop} /ˈkæθ(ə)ɹɪn/ (female given name)  :: Caterina
catheter {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.t̬ɚ/ (small tube inserted into a body cavity)  :: catetere {m}
cathetus {n} /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/ (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse)  :: cateto {m}
cathode {n} /ˈkæθ.oʊd/ (electrode through which current flows outward)  :: catodo {m}
cathodic {adj} (physics)  :: catodico
Catholic {adj} /ˈkæθ(ə)lɪk/ (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church)  :: cattolico
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church)  :: cattolico {m}
Catholically {adv} (In a Catholic manner)  :: cattolicamente
Catholic Church {n} (Roman Catholic Church) SEE: Roman Catholic Church  ::
Catholicism {n} /kəˈθɔləsɪzm/ (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church)  :: cattolicesimo
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism  ::
catholicity {n} (the quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive)  :: cattolicità {f}
cation {n} /ˈkætˌaɪ.ɒn/ (a positively charged ion)  :: catione {m}
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence)  :: gattino {m}, amento {m}
catlike {adj} (resembling a cat)  :: felino, gattesco
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter  ::
cat's tongue {n} (chocolate confectionery)  :: lingua di gatto
cattail {n} /ˈkæt.teɪl/ (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha)  :: stiancia {f}, tifa {f}
cattle {n} /ˈkæt(ə)l/ (domesticated bovine animals)  :: bovini {m-p}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock)  :: bestiame {m}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny)  :: bestiame {m}
cattleman {n} (man who raises or tends cattle)  :: offerta dei bestiami
cat tree {n} (structure for a cat to play on)  :: tiragraffi {m}
catty {adj} /ˈkæti/ (spiteful)  :: malizioso
Catullus {prop} (poet)  :: Catullo {m}
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade)  :: passerella {f}
Caucasian {n} /kɔːˈkeɪʒən]/ (member of Caucasian race)  :: bianco
Caucasian Albania {prop} (ancient region and kingdom south of Caucasus mountains)  :: Albania caucasica
Caucasus {prop} /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ (geographic region)  :: Caucaso {m}
Cauchy problem {n} (class of problem involving simultaneous PDEs)  :: problema di Cauchy {m}
Cauchy sequence {n} (sequence in a normed vector space)  :: successione di Cauchy {f}
caudal {adj} /ˈkɔːdəl/ (pertaining to the tail)  :: caudale
caudally {adv} (caudally)  :: caudalmente
caudate {adj} /ˈkɔːdeɪt/  :: caudato
Caudine {adj} (of or pertaining to Caudium)  :: caudino
cauldron {n} /ˈkɔːl.dɹən/ (large bowl-shaped pot)  :: calderone {m}, pentolone {m}, caldaia {f}
cauliflower {n} /ˈkɑl.əˌflaʊ.ɚ/ (Vegetable)  :: cavolfiore {m}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant)  :: cavolfiore {m}
causality {n} (agency of cause)  :: causalità {f}
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause  ::
causation {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
cause {n} /kɔz/ (source or reason of an event or action)  :: causa {f}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle)  :: causa {f}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action)  :: provocare, causare
cause {v} (to produce as a result)  :: produrre, ottenere
cause and effect {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
cause célèbre {n} /kɔz sɛˈlɛb/ (issue or incident arousing heated public debate)  :: caso famoso {m}
cause of death {n} (official cause of a human death)  :: causa di morte {f}
causeway {n} /ˈkɔːz.weɪ/ (raised roadway)  :: strada rialzata {f}, selciato {m}, lastricato {m}
caustic {adj} /ˈkɔːstɪk/ (capable of destroying organic tissue)  :: caustico
caustic {adj} (severe; satirical; sharp)  :: caustico
caustic {n} (envelope of reflected or refracted rays of light for a given surface or object)  :: caustica {f}
caustic {n} (envelope of reflected or refracted rays for a given curve)  :: caustica {f}
causticity {n} /kɔːˈstɪsɪti/ (the quality of being caustic)  :: causticità {f}
caustification {n}  :: caustificazione {f}
caution {n} /ˈkɑːʃn/ (careful attention, prudence)  :: cautela {f}
cautionary {adj} (admonitory)  :: ammonitorio
cautionary tale {n} (a story)  :: storiella ammonitrice {f}
cautious {adj} /ˈkɔːʃəs/ (careful)  :: cauto, ritenuto, oculato
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner)  :: cautamente, prudentemente
cavalier {adj} /ˌkævəˈlɪəɹ/ (not caring enough about something important)  :: noncurante
cavalry {n} /ˈkævəlɹi/ (military service that fights with riding horses)  :: cavalleria {f}
cavalryman {n} (a soldier in the cavalry)  :: cavaliere
cave {n} /keɪv/ (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground)  :: caverna {f}, grotta {f}
caveat {n} /ˈkævɪˌæt/ (warning)  :: avvertenza {f}, avviso {m}
caveman {n} (early humans or related species)  :: cavernicolo {m}
cavernicolous {adj}  :: cavernicolo
caviar {n} /kæviːɑɹ]/ (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar))  :: caviale {m}
cavitation {n} /ˌkævɪˈteɪʃən/  :: cavitazione {f} (all)
cavity {n} /ˈkʰævɪɾi]/ (hole or hollow depression)  :: cavità {f}, alveolo {m}, incavo {m}
cavity {n} (hollow area within the body)  :: cavità {f}
cavity {n} (soft area in a decayed tooth)  :: carie {f}
cavort {v} /kəˈvɔɹt/ (move/play boisterously)  :: far capriole
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig  ::
caw {n} /kɔː/ (cry of a crow)  :: gracchio {m}
caw {v} (to make the cry of a crow, rook, or raven)  :: gracchiare
cDNA {initialism} (complementary DNA)  :: DNAc
CD player {n} (CD player)  :: lettore CD {m}
cease {v} /siːs/ (intransitive)  :: cessare, arrestare, smettere, interrompere
cease {v} (transitive)  :: cessare smettere di + infinitive
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action)  :: cessi e cessi
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose)  :: cessate il fuoco {m}, armistizio {m}
ceaseless {adj} /ˈsiːsləs/ (without an end)  :: incessante
ceaselessly {adv} (without ceasing)  :: incessantemente
cecidium {n} (cecidium)  :: cecidio {m}
Cecil {prop} /ˈsɛsəl/ (male given name)  :: Cecilio {m}
Cecilia {prop} /sɛˈsiːli.ə/ (female given name)  :: Cecilia
Cecina {prop} (town in the province of Livorno)  :: Cecina {f}
cedar {n} /ˈsi.dɚ/ (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus)  :: cedro {m}
cedar {n} (aromatic wood)  :: cedro {m}
cedilla {n} /səˈdɪlə/ (mark placed under the letter c)  :: cediglia {f}
cefotaxime {n} /sɛfəˈtæksiːm/ (antibiotic)  :: cefotaxima {f}
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling  ::
ceiling {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ/ (upper limit of room)  :: soffitto {m}
ceiling fan {n} (fan fixture on a ceiling)  :: ventilatore da soffitto
celeb {n} /səˈlɛb/ (a celebrity)  :: celebrità {f}
celebrate {v} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪt/ (extol or honour in a solemn manner)  :: celebrare
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.)  :: festeggiare, celebrare
celebrate {v} (to engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event)  :: festeggiare
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in)  :: celebrare
celebrated {adj} /ˈsɛl.ɪ.bɹeɪ.tɪd/ (famous or widely praised)  :: celebrato
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite)  :: celebrazione {f}, ricorrenza {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun)  :: festa {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery)  :: sedano rapa {m}
celery {n} /ˈsɛl.ə.ɹi/ (herb)  :: sedano {m}
celestial {adj} /səˈlɛstiəl/ (relating to heaven (religious))  :: celeste
celestial {adj} (relating to sky)  :: celeste
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere)  :: corpo celeste {m}
celestine {n} (mineral)  :: celestina {f}
Celia {prop} (female given name)  :: Celia {f}
celiac {n} (someone who has celiac disease)  :: celiaco {m}
celibacy {n} /ˈsɛləbəsi/ (state of being unmarried)  :: celibato {m}
celibate {adj} /ˈsɛləbət/ (unmarried)  :: celibe
Celine {prop} (female given name)  :: Celina {f}
cell {n} /sɛl/ (room in a prison for containing inmates)  :: cella {f}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person)  :: cella {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization)  :: cellula {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism)  :: cellula {f}
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone, see also: mobile phone)  :: cellulare
cellar {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (underground space)  :: cantina {f}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello)  :: violoncellista {m}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus  ::
cello {n} /ˈtʃɛloʊ/ (musical instrument)  :: violoncello {m}
cellobiose {n} (disaccharide found as a repeat unit in cellulose)  :: cellobiosio {m}
cellophane {n} /ˈsɛləfeɪn/ (the transparent plastic film)  :: cellofan {m}
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellular {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells)  :: cellulare
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellulation {n} (the formation of cells)  :: cellulazione {f}
cellulite {n} (dimpled appearance of skin)  :: cellulite
celluloid {n} /ˈsɛljəˌlɔɪd/ (variety of thermoplastics)  :: celluloide {f}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose)  :: cellulosa {f}
cellulose nitrate {n} (nitrocellulose) SEE: nitrocellulose  ::
cell wall {n} /sɛl wɔːl/ (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae)  :: parete cellulare
celomatic {adj} (pertaining to the celoma)  :: celomatico
Celtic {prop} /ˈsɛltɪk/ (branch of languages)  :: celtico {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts)  :: celtico {m}, celtica {f}, celtici {m-p}, celtiche {f-p}
Celtist {adj} (relating to the Celts)  :: celtista {m} {f}
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord  ::
cembra {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine  ::
cement {n} /ˈsimɛnt/ (a powdered substance)  :: cemento {m}
cement {n} (the paste-like substance)  :: adesivo
cement {n} (any material with strong adhesive properties)  :: adesivo
cement {v} (to affix with cement)  :: cementare
cement {v} (to make permanent)  :: cementare, consolidare
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete)  :: betoniera {f}
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard  ::
cendrée {n} (grey colour (noun))  :: cenerino
cenobite {n} /ˈsiːnəbaɪt/ (monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude)  :: cenobita {m}
Cenomanian {prop}  :: Cenomaniano
cenotaph {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tæf/ (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere)  :: cenotafio {m}
cenote {n} /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/ (deep natural well or sinkhole)  :: cenote {m}
Cenozoic {prop} /ˌkɛnɵˈzoʊɪk/ (geological epoch)  :: Cenozoico
censer {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (religious ornamental container for burning incense)  :: turibolo, incensiere
censor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/  :: censore {m}
censor {v} (to remove objectionable content)  :: censurare
censor {v}  :: censurare
censorial {adj} /ˌsɛnˈsɔɹi.əl/ (relating to a censor)  :: censoriale
censorship {n} /ˈsɛnsɚˌʃɪp/ (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression)  :: censura {f}
census {n} /ˈsɛnsəs/ (official count of members of a population)  :: censo {m}, censimento {m}
census {v} (collect a census)  :: censire
cent {n} /sɛnt/ (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere)  :: centesimo {m}
cent {n} (coin)  :: soldino {m}
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial  ::
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years)  :: centenario
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion  ::
centennial {n} /sɛnˈtɛnɪəl/ (100th anniversary)  :: centenario {m}
center {n} /ˈsɛn.tɚ/ (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle)  :: centro {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere)  :: centro {m}
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends)  :: centro {m}
center {n} (set of elements of a group that commute with all elements)  :: centro {m}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs)  :: centro {m}
center {n} (in basketball)  :: centro {m}
centering {n} (temporary wooden structure)  :: centina {f}
center of gravity {n} /ˌsen.təɹ əv ˈɡɹæv.ə.ti/ (point, near or within a body, at which the object's mass can be assumed to be concentrated)  :: baricentro {m}
center of gravity {n} (any pivotal or central idea or group)  :: baricentro {m}
centesimal {adj} /sɛnˈtɛsəməl/ (divided into a hundred parts)  :: centesimale
centesimal {adj} (describing a hundredth part)  :: centesimale
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre)  :: centimetro {m}
centimorgan {n} (length of chromosome)  :: centimorgan {m}
centipede {n} /ˈsɛnt.ɪ.pid/ (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda)  :: centopiedi {m}
central {adj} /ˈsɛntɹəl/ (being in the centre)  :: centrale
central {adj} (being the most important)  :: centrale, fondamentale
central {adj} (having or containing the centre of something)  :: centrale
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa)  :: Repubblica Centrafricana
Central America {prop} (part of North America)  :: America centrale {f}
Central Europe {prop} /ˈsɛntɹəl ˈjʊɹəp/ (geographical region in the center of Europe)  :: Europa centrale
centralism {n} (a system that centralizes)  :: centralismo {m}
centralist {n} (a proponent of centralism)  :: centralista {m} {f}
centralist {adj} (of or pertaining to centralism)  :: centralistico
centrality {n} (the state of being central)  :: centralità {f}, focalità {f}
central nervous system {n} (that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord)  :: sistema nervoso centrale {m}
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer)  :: unità centrale di elaborazione
centre {n} (center) SEE: center  ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center  ::
Centre {prop} (region)  :: Centro
centre forward {n} (most central of the strikers)  :: centravanti {m}
centre of mass {n} (point where the mass can be considered concentrated)  :: baricentro {m}
-centric {suffix} (having a specified object at the centre)  :: -centrico
centrifugation {n} (process in which mixtures are separated using centripetal force)  :: centrifugazione {f}
centrifuge {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌfjʊdʒ/ (device for separation of substances)  :: centrifuga {f}
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents)  :: centrifugare
centriole {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪˌəʊl/ (barrel shaped microtubule)  :: centriolo {m}
centrobaric {adj}  :: centrobarico
centroid {n} (point at the centre of any shape)  :: centroide
centrosome {n} (organelle that controls the organization of its microtubules)  :: centrosoma {m}
centrosphere {n} (cytoplasm)  :: centrosfera {f}
centrosphere {n} (barysphere)  :: centrosfera {f}
centrosymmetric {adj} (having a centre of symmetry)  :: centrico
centumviral {adj} (of or pertaining to the centumviri)  :: centumvirale
centurion {n} /sɛnˈtjʊɹ.i.ən/ (commander of a century of soldiers)  :: centurione {m}
century {n} /ˈsɛn.t͡ʃə.ɹiː/ (100 years)  :: secolo {m}
century {n} (Roman army type unit)  :: centuria {f}
century {n} (political division of Rome)  :: centuria {f}
CEO {n} (chief executive officer)  :: AD
cep {n} /sɛp/ (Boletus edulis)  :: porcino {m}
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache  ::
cephalic {adj} /ˈsɪfæl ɪk/ (of or referring to the head)  :: cefalico
Cephalonia {prop} (Greek island)  :: Cefalonia {f}
-cephaly {suffix} (condition of disease of the head)  :: -cefalo {m}, -cefalia {f}
Cephas {prop} (male given name)  :: Cefa
cepstral {adj} (of or relating to cepstra)  :: cepstrale
cerambycid {n} (member of Cerambycidae)  :: cerambice {m}
ceramic {adj} /səˈɹæmɪk/ (of or pertaining to ceramic as material)  :: ceramico
ceramic {n} (material)  :: ceramica {f}
ceramology {n} (study of ceramics)  :: ceramologia {f}
ceratosaur {n} (dinosaur)  :: ceratosauro {m}
Cerberus {prop} /ˈsɜɹbəɹəs/ (mythological three-headed dog)  :: Cerbero {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal  ::
cerebellum {n} /ˌseɹəˈbeləm/ (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates)  :: cervelletto {m}
cerebral {adj} /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/ (of, or relating to the brain)  :: cerebrale
cerebral hemisphere {n} (region of the brain)  :: emisfero {m}
cerebrocortical {adj} (Of, or pertaining to the cerebral cortex)  :: cerebrocorticale
cerebrospinal {adj} (Of, or pertaining to brain or spine)  :: cerebrospinale
cerebrovascular {adj} (having to do with brain blood vessels)  :: cerebrovascolare
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony)  :: cerimoniale
ceremonial {n} (a ceremony, or series of ceremonies)  :: cerimoniale {m}
ceremonially {adv} (in a ceremonial manner)  :: cerimonialmente
ceremony {n} /ˈsɛɹɪməni/ (ritual with religious significance)  :: cerimonia {f}
ceremony {n} (official gathering to celebrate)  :: cerimonia {f}
Ceres {prop} /ˈsɪəɹiːz/ (dwarf planet)  :: Cerere {m}
ceric {adj} (containing cerium with valence four)  :: cerico
cerimetry {n}  :: cerimetria {f}
cerise {n} (colour)  :: ciliegia
cerise {adj} (colour)  :: ciliegia
cerium {n} (chemical element)  :: cerio {m}
Cerknica {prop}  :: Circonio
cerofer {n}  :: ceroforo {m}
ceroferary {n}  :: ceroforo {m}
ceroplastics {n} (the art of modelling in wax)  :: ceroplastica {f}
certain {adj} /ˈsɝtn̩/ (sure, positive, not doubting)  :: certo
certainly {adv} /ˈsɝtn̩li/ (without doubt, surely)  :: certamente
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer)  :: certamente
certifiable {adj} (that can or must be certified)  :: attestabile, certificabile, constatabile
certificate {n} /səɹˈtɪfɪkɪt/ (a document containing a certified statement)  :: certificato {m}, attestato {m}
certification {n} /sɚtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of certifying)  :: certificazione {f}
certify {v} (to attest as to)  :: certificare
cerulean {n} /səˈɹuːli.ən/ (sky blue)  :: ceruleo
cerulean {adj} (sky-blue)  :: ceruleo
ceruloplasmin {n} (a blue metalloprotein)  :: ceruloplasmina {f}
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
ceruse {n} /sɪˈɹuːs/ (white lead used as pigment or in medicine)  :: bianchetto {m}, biacca {f}
cerussite {n} (mineral)  :: cerussite {f}
cervical {adj} /ˈsɝːvɪ.kəl/ (of the cervix)  :: cervicale
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck)  :: vertebra cervicale {f}
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck  ::
cervix {n} /ˈsɝ.vɪks/ (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina)  :: cervice {f}, collo dell'utero {m}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
cesspool {n} /ˈsɛsˌpuːl/ (place for sewage)  :: pozzo nero, fossa biologica {f}, fogna {f}, cesso alla turca {m}
cesspool {n} (filthy place)  :: fogna {f}
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life  ::
cetacean {n} /sɪˈteɪʃən/ (an animal belonging to the order Cetacea)  :: cetaceo {m}
cetane {n} (C16H34)  :: cetano {m}
cetology {n} (study of cetaceans)  :: cetologia
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka  ::
Ceylon {prop} /seɪˈlɑn/ (old name for Sri Lanka)  :: Ceylon
cf. {v} (compare)  :: cfr.
cha-cha {n} (ballroom dance)  :: cha cha cha {m}
cha-cha-cha {n} (cha-cha) SEE: cha-cha  ::
Chad {prop} /tʃæd/ (country)  :: Ciad
chaff {n} /tʃæf/ (inedible parts of grain plant)  :: pula {f}
chagrin {n} /ʃəˈɡɹɪn/ (distress from failure; vexation or mortification)  :: dispiacere {m}, delusione {f}, mortificazione {f}
chagrin {v} (bother or vex; to mortify)  :: deludere, mortificare
chain {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn/ (series of interconnected rings or links)  :: catena {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things)  :: catena {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name)  :: catena {f}
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule)  :: catena {f}
chain {n} (totally ordered subset)  :: catena {f}
chain {v} (to fasten with a chain)  :: incatenare
chain {v} (to link together)  :: concatenare
chain letter {n} (a letter that is mailed successively to different recipients)  :: catena di sant'antonio {f}
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor)  :: cotta di maglia {f}
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction)  :: reazione a catena {f}
chain reaction {n} (series of events)  :: reazione a catena {f}
chainsaw {n} /ˈt͡ʃeɪn.ˌsɔː/ (saw with a power-driven chain)  :: motosega {f}
chair {n} /t͡ʃɛə(ɹ)/ (furniture)  :: sedia {f}, seggiola {f}
chair {v} (to act as chairperson)  :: presiedere
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson  ::
chairman {n} /ˈtʃɛːmən/ (person presiding over a meeting)  :: presidente {m}
chairmanship {n} (office or term of a chairman)  :: presidenza {f}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board)  :: presidente, capo {m}
chaise longue {n} /ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ/ (reclining chair with a long seat)  :: chaise longue {f}, agrippina {f}, [rare] cislonga {f}
chakra {n} /ˈtʃæk.ɹə/ (spiritual energy nexuses)  :: chakra {m}
chalazion {n} /kəˈleɪzi.ən/ (a cyst in the eyelid)  :: calazio {m}
Chalcedon {prop} /ˈkælsɪdɑːn/ (town in Asia Minor)  :: Calcedonia
chalcedony {n} /kælˈsɛdəni/ (form of fine-grained quartz)  :: calcedonio {f}
chalcogen {n} (any element of group 16 of the periodic table)  :: calcogeno {m}
chalet {n} /ʃæleɪ/ (wooden house)  :: chalet {m}
chalice {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪs/ (large drinking cup)  :: calice {m}
chalk {n} /t͡ʃɔːk/ (a soft, white, powdery limestone)  :: gesso {m}, creta {f}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard)  :: gessetto {m}
chalkboard {n} /t͡ʃɔk.bɔː(ɹ)d/ (slate board for writing on with chalk)  :: lavagna {f}
challenge {n} /ˈtʃæl.ɪndʒ/ (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not)  :: sfida {f}
challenge {n} (difficult task)  :: sfida {f}, impresa {f}
chalumeau {n} /ˌʃælʊˈməʊ/ (woodwind instrument preceding the clarinet)  :: salmoè {m}
chamber {n} /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ (bedroom)  :: camera {f}, camera da letto {f}
chamber {n} (legislative body)  :: camera {f}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
chamberlain {n} /t͡ʃæmbɚlɪn/ (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign)  :: ciambellano {m}
chamberlain {n}  :: ciambellano
chambermaid {n} /ˈtʃeɪm.bə(ɹ).meɪd/ (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom)  :: cameriera {f}
chamber music {n} (chamber music)  :: musica da camera {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association)  :: camera di commercio {f}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet)  :: orinale {m}, vaso da notte {m}, pitale
chameleon {n} /kəˈmiːlɪən/ (reptile)  :: camaleonte {m}
chameleon {n} (person with inconstant behavior)  :: camaleonte {m}
chamfer {n} /ˈtʃæm.fɚ/ (an angled relief or cut at an edge)  :: bisello {m}
chamfron {n} /ˈt͡ʃamfɹən/ (armor)  :: testiera
chamois {n} /ˈʃæmwɑː/ (goat)  :: camoscio {m}
chamois {n} (cloth)  :: camoscio
chamois {n} (colour)  :: camoscio
chamois leather {n} (suede leather) SEE: suede  ::
champagne {n} /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (sparkling wine made in Champagne)  :: champagne
Champagne {n} (region of France)  :: Champagne {f}
Champagne {n} (champagne) SEE: champagne  ::
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field  ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield  ::
champion {n} /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən/ (someone who has been winner in a contest)  :: campione {m}, campionessa {f}
championship {n} /ˈtʃæmpi.ənʃɪp/ (competition to determine a champion)  :: campionato {m}
Champions League {prop} (the highest-level European club football tournament)  :: Coppa dei Campioni {f}
chance {n} /tʃʰɛəns~tʃʰeəns]/ (an opportunity or possibility)  :: possibilità {f}, opportunità {f}, chance {f}
chance {n} (probability of something happening)  :: probabilità {f}
chancel {n} /ˈtʃænsəl/ (space around the altar in a church)  :: presbiterio {m}
chancellery {n} /ˈtʃænt.slə.ɹi/ (building)  :: cancelleria {f}
chancellor {n} /ˈtʃænsəlɚ/ (important notary; person in charge of some area of government)  :: cancelliere
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries)  :: cancelliere {m}
chancellorship {n} (status of being a chancellor)  :: cancellierato {m}
chandelier {n} /ʃændəˈlɪə(ɹ)/ (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling)  :: candelabro {m}
change {v} /t͡ʃeɪnd͡ʒ/ (to become something different)  :: cambiare
change {v} (to make something into something different)  :: cambiare
change {v} (to replace)  :: cambiare, rimpiazzare
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing)  :: sostituire, cambiare
change {n} (the process of becoming different)  :: cambio {m}, cambiamento {m}, modifica {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination)  :: resto {m}
change {n} (a replacement)  :: cambio {m}
changeable {adj} (capable of being changed)  :: mutevole
changeable {adj} (subject to sudden or frequent changes)  :: ondivago {m}
changeableness {n} (the condition of being changeable)  :: mutevolezza {f}, mutabilità {f}, instabilità {f}
change of state {n} (change of a substance from one physical state to another)  :: cambiamento di stato
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before)  :: cambiare idea
changeroom {n} (changing room)  :: spogliatoio {m}
Changhsingian {prop}  :: Changhsingiano
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.)  :: spogliatoio {m}
changing room {n} (room in shop)  :: cabina di prova {f}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze  ::
channel {n} /ˈtʃænəl/ (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies)  :: canale {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television)  :: canale {m}
channel {v} (direct the flow)  :: convogliare
channel {v} (assume personality of other person)  :: imitare
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel)  :: le Isole Normanne {f-p}, le Isole del Canale {f-p}, le Isole del Canale della Manica {f}
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony  ::
chansonnier {n} (book)  :: canzoniere {m}
chansonnier {n} (singer of chansons)  :: canzoniere {m}
chant {v} /tʃænt/ (sing monophonically without instruments)  :: salmodiare
chanter {n} (the pipe of a bagpipe)  :: canna della melodia {f}
chanterelle {n} /ˈtʃæntəɹɛl/ (Cantharellus cibarius)  :: finferlo {m}, finferla {f}, galletto {m}, cantarello giallo {m}
chaos {n} /ˈkeɪ.ɑs/ (state of disorder)  :: caos {m}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory)  :: teoria del caos {f}
chaotic {adj} /keɪ.ˈɒt.ɪk/ (Filled with chaos)  :: caotico
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray)  :: caotico
chaotically {adv} (In a chaotic manner)  :: caoticamente
chap {n} /tʃæp/ (man or fellow)  :: tipo, tizio
chapel {n} /ˈtʃæ.pəl/ (place of worship)  :: cappella {f}, chiesetta {f}
chaplain {n} /tʃæp.lɪn/ (member of a religious body)  :: cappellano {m}
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird)  :: averla formichiera di Chapman
chapped {adj} /tʃæpt/ (of skin: dry and flaky)  :: screpolato {m}
chapter {n} /ˈt͡ʃæptɚ/ (section in a book)  :: capitolo {m}
character {n} /ˈkɛɹəktɚ/ (being in a story)  :: personaggio {m}
character {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: carattere {m}, caratteristica {m}
character {n} (moral strength)  :: carattere {m}
character {n} (notable or eccentric person)  :: personaggio {m}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word)  :: carattere {m}
character {n} ((computing) basic element in a text string)  :: carattere {m}
characteristic {adj} /ˌkʰæɹəktəˈɹɪstɪk]/ (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing)  :: caratteristico
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: caratteristica {f}
characterization {n} (act or process of characterizing)  :: caratterizzazione {f}
characterize {v} /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/ (to determine the characteristics of)  :: caratterizzare
charade {n} /ʃəˈɹɑːd/ (riddle)  :: sciarada {f}
charcoal {n} /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/ (substance)  :: carbone {m}, carbonella {f}
charcoal {adj} (colour)  :: antracite
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal  ::
chard {n} /tʃɑɹd/ (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla)  :: bietola {f}, bieta {f}
chargé d'affaires {n} (diplomat)  :: incaricato d'affari {m}
charge {n} /t͡ʃɑɹd͡ʒ/ (load or burden)  :: carico {m}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service)  :: costo {m}, prezzo {m}
charge {n} (instruction)  :: incarico {m}, compito {m}
charge {n} (ground attack)  :: carico {m}
charge {n} (accusation)  :: accusa {f}, imputazione {f}
charge {n} (electric charge)  :: carica {f}
charge {n} (basketball: offensive foul)  :: sfondamento {f}
charge {n} (measured amount of powder and/or shot)  :: carica {f}
charge {v} (to load equipment with material required for its use)  :: caricare
charge {v} (to cause to take on an electric charge)  :: caricare
charge {v} (to add energy to)  :: caricare
charge {v}  :: caricare
charger {n} /ˈtʃɑɹdʒɚ/ (a device that charges or recharges)  :: caricabatterie {m}
charger {n} (a large horse trained for battle)  :: corsiero {m}
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare)  :: biga {f}
chariot {n} (carriage used for ceremonial or pleasure purposes)  :: cocchio {m}, carrozza {f}
charity {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəti/ (providing of goods or money)  :: carità {f}
charity {n} (organization)  :: ente di beneficenza {m}, organizzazione benefica {f}
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacophony  ::
charlatan {n} /ˈʃɑɹlətən/ (malicious trickster)  :: ciarlatano {m}
Charlemagne {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlɨmeɪn/ (king of the Franks)  :: Carlo Magno {m}, Carlomagno {m}
Charles {prop} /tʃɑɹlz/ (given name)  :: Carlo {m}
Charles's law {prop} /ˌtʃɑːlz ˈlɔː/ (physical law stating the density of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its temperature at constant pressure)  :: prima legge di Gay-Lussac {f}, legge di Charles {f}
Charlie {prop} (the letter "C" in a national spelling alphabet)  :: Como
Charlotte {prop} /ˈʃɑɹlət/ (female given name)  :: Carlotta {f}
charm {n} /tʃɑɹm/ (something with magic power)  :: amuleto {m}, incantesimo {m}, [obsolete] malia {f}
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)  :: incanto {m}, fascino {m}, attrattiva {f}
charm {n} (a small trinket on a bracelet or chain)  :: amuleto {m}, talismano {m}, ciondolo {m}
charming {adj} /ˈtʃɑː(ɹ).mɪŋ/ (pleasant, charismatic)  :: affascinante
charm quark {n} (charm quark)  :: quark charm {m}
Charon {prop} /ˈkɛəɹən/ (a moon of Pluto)  :: Caronte {m}
chart {n} (map) SEE: map  ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph  ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table  ::
chart {n} /tʃɑɹt/ (navigator's map)  :: carta, carta nautica, carta geografica
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram  ::
charter {n} (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc)  :: carta
Chartism {prop} (a movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century)  :: cartismo {m}
Charybdis {prop} /kəˈɹɪbdɪs/ (Greek mythological monster)  :: Cariddi {m}
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {n} /tʃeɪs/ (action of the verb "to chase")  :: caccia {f}, cacciare
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed)  :: inseguire, cacciare, rincorrere
chaser {n} /tʃeɪsə/ (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases)  :: inseguitore {m}, cacciatore {m}
chaser {n} (someone who decorates metal by engraving or embossing)  :: cesellatore {m}, incisore {m}
chasm {n} /ˈkaz(ə)m/ (gap)  :: voragine {f}, baratro {m}, abisso {m}
chasm {n} (difference of opinion)  :: divergenza {f}, divario {m}
chasma {n} /ˈkazmə/ (long, narrow, steep-sided depression)  :: chasma
chassis {n} /ˈtʃæsi/ (base frame of motor vehicle)  :: châssis {m}
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest  ::
chaste {adj} /tʃeɪst/  :: casto {m}, casta {f}
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate  ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent  ::
chaste {adj} (austere) SEE: austere  ::
chastely {adv} (in a chaste manner)  :: castamente
chasten {v} (purify) SEE: purify  ::
chastener {n} (one who chastens) SEE: punisher  ::
chaste tree {n} (shrub)  :: agnocasto
chastise {v} /tʃæˈstaɪz/ (to punish or scold)  :: castigare
chastisement {n} /ˈtʃæstəzmənt/ (The act of chastising)  :: castigo {m}
chastity {n} /ˈtʃæstɪti/ (abstaining from sexual activity)  :: castità {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment)  :: cintura di castità {f}
chat {v} /tʃæt/ (be engaged in informal conversation)  :: chiacchierare
chat {v} (talk more than a few words)  :: parlare, conversare
chat {n} (informal conversation)  :: chiacchiera {f}
chateaubriand {n} (a very thick tenderloin steak of beef)  :: doppio filetto
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess)  :: chiacchierone {m}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch)  :: Chattiano
chauffeur {n} /ʃoʊˈfɜ˞/ (a person employed to drive a motor car)  :: chauffeur, autista
chauvinism {n} /ˈʃoʊ.vɪˌnɪzm̩/ (excessive patriotism)  :: sciovinismo {m}
chav {n} /tʃav/ (relating to a youth from a working class background, aggressive with poor education)  :: tamarro {m}, zingaro {m}, coatto {m}, scugnizzo {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
cheap {adj} /tʃiːp/ (low in price)  :: economico, a buon mercato
cheap {adj} (of poor quality)  :: scadente
cheap {adj} (of little worth)  :: scadente
cheapskate {n} (someone who avoids spending money)  :: tirchio {m}, avaro {m}, avaro
cheat {v} /tʃiːt/ (violate rules to gain advantage)  :: fregare
cheat {v} (being unfaithful)  :: tradire
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
cheat sheet {n} (sheet of paper used to assist on a test)  :: bigliettino {m}
Chechen {n} /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn/ (person)  :: ceceno {m}, cecena {f}
Chechen {prop} (language)  :: ceceno {m}
Chechnya {prop} /ˈtʃɛtʃ.ni.ə/ (federal subject of Russia)  :: Cecenia {f}
check {n} /t͡ʃɛk/ (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece)  :: scacco {n}
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator)  :: [di spunta] segno {m}
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant)  :: conto {m}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop)  :: controllo {m}, verifica {f}
check {n} (an inspection or examination)  :: controllo {m}, verifica {f}
check {v} (to inspect, examine)  :: controllare
check {n} (a checkered pattern)  :: scacco {m}, quadretto {m}
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque  ::
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook  ::
checkbox {n} /ˈtʃɛkbɑks/ (A place on a form that can be checked or not)  :: casella di spunta {f}
checkerboard {n} (pattern of squares of alternating colours)  :: scacchiera {f}
checkerboard {n} (game board)  :: scacchiera {f}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares)  :: scaccato, a quadri
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts  ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival)  :: registrarsi
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account  ::
checkmate {interj} /ˈt͡ʃɛkmeɪt/ (said when making the conclusive move in chess)  :: scacco matto
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess)  :: scacco matto {m}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier)  :: posto di blocco {m}
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese  ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese)  :: formaggio Cheddar {m}
cheek {n} /tʃiːk/ (part of face)  :: guancia {f}, gota {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock)  :: chiappa {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: impudence)  :: faccia tosta, sfrontatezza {f}, impudenza {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone)  :: zigomo {m}
cheeky {adj} /ˈtʃiːki/ (impudent; impertinent)  :: impertinente, sfacciato, sfrontato {m}, impudente {m}
cheer {n} /t͡ʃɪə(ɹ)/ (A cheerful attitude; a nice disposition)  :: buonumore {m}
cheer {v} (To shout a cheer or cheers)  :: incitare
cheerful {adj} /ˈtʃɪɹfəl/ (happy)  :: allegro, felice
cheerful {adj} (bright)  :: allegro
cheerio {interj} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊ/ (exclamation used when greeting as well as when parting)  :: ciao
Cheerios {prop} /ˈtʃɪəɹ.i.oʊz/ (cereal)  :: Cheerios
cheers {interj} /tʃɪɹz/ (toast when drinking)  :: cin cin, alla salute, salute
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: ci vediamo
cheer up {interj} (an encouragement)  :: coraggio!, forza!
cheese {n} /t͡ʃiːz/ (dairy product)  :: formaggio {m}, cacio {m}
cheese {n} (slang: money)  :: grana {f}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese)  :: cheeseburger {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food)  :: cheesecake {f}, torta al formaggio {f}
cheese knife {n} (knife for cutting cheese)  :: coltello da formaggio {m}
cheesy {adj} /ˈtʃiːzi/ (of cheese)  :: caseoso
cheesy {adj} (resembling cheese)  :: caseoso
cheetah {n} /ˈtʃiːtə/ (Acinonyx jubatus)  :: ghepardo {m}
chef {n} /ʃɛf/ (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant)  :: capocuoco {m}
cheilophagia {n} (excessive biting of the lips)  :: cheilofagia {f}
chelation {n} /ˈkiːˌleɪˈʃən/ (formation of a polydentate chelate compound from a metal salt)  :: chelazione {f}
chelicera {n} /kəˈlɪ.sə.ɹə/ (chelicera)  :: chelicero {m}
chelicerate {n} (chelicerate)  :: chelicerato {m}
Chelyabinsk {prop} /tʃɪˈljabinsk/ (city)  :: Čeljabinsk {m}
chemical {n} /ˈkɛmɪkəl/ (any specific element or chemical compound)  :: composto chimico {m}
chemical bond {n} (any of binding forces)  :: legame chimico {m}
chemical compound {n} (in chemistry: substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements)  :: composto chimico
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction)  :: elemento chimico {m}
chemical equation {n} (symbolic representation of a chemical reaction)  :: equazione chimica {f}
chemically {adv} (using a chemical reaction, process or operation)  :: chimicamente
chemical reaction {n} (process in which chemical substances are changed into others)  :: reazione chimica {f}
chemical symbol {n}  :: simbolo chimico {m}
chemist {n} /ˈkɛmɪst/ (person working in chemistry)  :: chimico {m}, chimica {f}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist  ::
chemistry {n} /ˈkɛm.ɪ.stɹi/ (branch of natural science)  :: chimica {f}
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance)  :: chimica {f}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemokine {n} (cytokine produced during inflammation)  :: chemochina
chemotherapy {n} (chemical treatment to kill or halt cancer)  :: chemioterapia {f}
chemtrail {n} /ˈkɛmtɹeɪl/ (contrail consisting of chemicals or biological agents)  :: scia chimica {f}
Cheops {prop} /ˈkiɑːps/ (pharaoh)  :: Cheope
cheque {n} /tʃɛk/ (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity)  :: assegno {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques)  :: libretto degli assegni {m}
chequy {adj} (heraldry; chequered)  :: scaccato {m}
Chernobyl {n} /tʃɚˈnoʊbəl/ (city in Ukraine)  :: Černobyl' {m}
chernozem {n} /ˈt͡ʃɜː(ɹ)nəˌzɛm/ (black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus)  :: černozëm {m}
cherry {n} /ˈt͡ʃɛɹi/ (fruit)  :: ciliegia {f}
cherry {n} (tree)  :: ciliegio {m}
cherry {n} (wood)  :: ciliegio {m}
cherry {n} (color)  :: ciliegia
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree)  :: fiore di ciliegio {m}
cherry brandy {n} (liqueur)  :: cerasella {f}
cherry pepper {n} (pimento) SEE: pimento  ::
cherry plum {n} (the fruit)  :: amolo
cherry tomato {n} (type of tomato)  :: pomodorino {m}, pomodoro ciliegino {m}
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus)  :: ciliegio {m}
chert {n} (mineral)  :: ftanite {f}
cherub {n} /ˈtʃɛɹəb/ (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)  :: cherubino
cherub {n}  :: cherubino {m}
cherubim {n} (plural of cherub)  :: cherubino
chervil {n} /ˈtʃɜː(ɹ)vɪl/ (spice)  :: cerfoglio {m}
Cheshire cat {prop} /ˌtʃɛʃɚ ˈkæt/ (fictional grinning cat)  :: Stregatto {m}, gatto del Cheshire {m}
chess {n} /tʃɛs/ (two-player board game)  :: scacchi {m-p}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess)  :: scacchiera {f}
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece  ::
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)  :: pezzo degli scacchi {m}
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece  ::
chest {n} /t͡ʃɛst/ (strong box)  :: cassa {f}, cassapanca {f}, cofano {m}, baule {m}
chest {n} (treasury)  :: fondi {p}, cassa, tesoro
chest {n} (chest of drawers)  :: cassettone, comò
chest {n} (thorax)  :: petto {m}, torace {m}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
chestnut {n} /ˈtʃɛs.nʌt/ (nut of the chestnut tree)  :: castagna {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour)  :: castano {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown horse)  :: castano {f}
chestnut {n} (wood of a chestnut tree)  :: castagneto {m}
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour)  :: castano [of hair]
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree  ::
chestnut-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus palliatus)  :: averla formichiera lineata
chestnut teal {n} (Anas castanea)  :: alzavola castana
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts)  :: castagno {m}
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes)  :: comò {m}, cassettone, canterano {m}, cassettiera {f}
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chevron {n} /ˈʃɛvɹən/ (heraldry: wide inverted V)  :: scaglione {m}
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček  ::
chew {v} /t͡ʃuː/ (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing)  :: masticare
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing)  :: gomma da masticare {f}
chew the fat {v} (chat idly or generally waste time talking) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
chew the scenery {v} (To perform in an excessively emotional or exaggerated manner)  :: essere sopra le righe
chiaroscuro {n} /ˌkjɑɹəˈsk(j)ʊɹoʊ/ (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts)  :: chiaroscuro {m}
Chicago {prop} /ʃɪˈkɑ.ɡoʊ/ (large US city)  :: Chicago {f}
chick {n} /t͡ʃɪk/ (young bird)  :: pulcino {m}
chick {n} (young chicken)  :: pulcino {m}
chick {n} (young woman)  :: gnocca {f}
chickadee {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪ.kə.ˌdi/ (songbird)  :: cincia {f}
Chickasaw {prop} /ˈtʃɪkəsɔː/ (the tribe)  :: chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} (the language)  :: chickasaw
chicken {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪkɪn/ (bird)  :: pollo {m}, gallo {m}, gallina {f}
chicken {n} (meat)  :: pollo {m}
chicken {n} (coward)  :: coniglio {m}, mammoletta, pollo, merlo, femminuccia, smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, codardo, cortigiano, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile
chicken {n} (young, attractive, slim man) SEE: twink  ::
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse  ::
chicken-or-egg question {n} (a question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first)  :: paradosso dell'uovo e della gallina {m}
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease)  :: varicella {f}
chickenshit {n} (coward)  :: Italian: mammoletta, femminuccia, coniglio, merlo, pollo, smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, codardo, cortigiano, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile
chickpea {n} /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/ (plant)  :: cece
chickpea {n} (seed)  :: cece {m}
chickweed {n} (herb)  :: centocchio {m}
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus)  :: cicoria {f}
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive  ::
chief {n} /tʃiːf/ (leader of group, etc.)  :: capo {m}
chief {n} (heraldic term)  :: capo {m}
chief executive officer {n} (highest-ranking corporate officer)  :: amministratore delegato {m}
chiefly {adv} /ˈtʃiː (mainly)  :: principalmente
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state  ::
chieftain {n} /ˈtʃiːf.tən/ (A leader of a clan or tribe)  :: capo {m}, capotribù
chieftain {n} (A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain)  :: capo {m}
Chieti {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Chieti {f}
Chieti {prop} (town and capital)  :: Chieti {f}
chignon {n} (roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun)  :: crocchia {f}
Chihuahua {n} /tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː/ (breed of dog)  :: chihuahua {m}
chilblain {n} /tʃɪlbleɪn/ (inflammation)  :: gelone {m}
child {n} /t͡ʃaɪld/ (a female or male child, a daughter or son)  :: bambino {m}, bambina {f}, figlio {m}, figlia {f}
child {n} (a minor)  :: bambino {m}, bambina {f}
child abuse {n} /ˈtʃaɪldəbjuːs/ (mistreatment of a child)  :: abuso minorile
childbirth {n} (act of giving birth)  :: parto {m}
child carrier {n} (a device for carrying babies)  :: marsupio {m}
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker  ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile  ::
childhood {n} /ˈtʃaɪldhʊd/ (state of being a child)  :: infanzia {f}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child)  :: infanzia {f}
childish {adj} /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/ (behaving immaturely)  :: infantile
children's hospital {n} (hospital for children and adolescents)  :: ospedale pediatrico {m}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy)  :: gioco da ragazzi
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
Chile {prop} /ˈtʃiː.leɪ/ (country in South America)  :: Cile
Chilean {adj} /ˈtʃɪli.ən/ (pertaining to Chile)  :: cileno {m}, cilena {f}
chili {n} /ˈt͡ʃɪli/ (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)  :: peperoncino {m}
chiliahedron {n} /kɪlɪəˈhiːdɹən/ (polyhedron with a thousand faces)  :: chiliedro
chiliarch {n} (a commander of a thousand troops in Hellenistic Greece)  :: chiliarca {m}
chiliasm {n} /ˈkɪ.lɪæ.z(ə)m/ (belief in an earthly thousand-year period of peace and prosperity)  :: millenarismo, chiliasmo
chili pepper {n} (fruit)  :: peperoncino {m}
chill {n} /tʃɪl/ (moderate, but uncomfortable coldness)  :: frescura {f}, fresco {m}, freddezza {f}, raffreddamento {m}, gelo {m}
chill {n} (sudden penetrating sense of cold)  :: freddo {m}, brivido {m}, brivido di freddo
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool)  :: raffreddare
chill {v} (to become cold)  :: raffreddarsi
chill {v} (to relax, lie back)  :: calmarsi, rilassarsi
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
chill out {v} (relax or take time out)  :: rilassarsi, calmarsi
chimera {n} /kʌɪˈmɪəɹə/ (mythical monster)  :: chimera {f}
Chimera {prop} (mythical monster)  :: chimera {f}
chimerical {adj} /kɪˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (resulting from the expression of two or more genes)  :: chimerico
chimerical {adj}  :: chimerico
chimney {n} /tʃɪmni/ (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue)  :: camino {m}
chimney {n} (glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp)  :: fumaiolo {m}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive)  :: fumaiolo {m}
chimney {n} (narrow cleft in a rock face)  :: camino {m}
chimney flashing {n}  :: faldale {m}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation)  :: spazzacamino {m}
chimpanzee {n} /tʃɪmˈpæn.zi/ (ape)  :: scimpanzé {m}
chin {n} /tʃɪn/ (bottom of a face)  :: mento {m}
china {n} /tʃʌɪnə/ (porcelain)  :: porcellana {f}
China {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪnə/ (country in east Asia)  :: Cina {f}
china clay {n} (kaolin) SEE: kaolin  ::
China syndrome {n} (meltdown of a nuclear reactor)  :: sindrome cinese {f}
chinchilla {n} /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ (rodent)  :: cincillà {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur)  :: cincillà {m}
Chinese {prop} /ˈt͡ʃaɪˌniz/ (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan)  :: cinese {m}
Chinese {prop} (writing system of Chinese)  :: cinese {m}, ideogrammi cinesi {m-p}
Chinese {n} (the people of China)  :: i cinesi {m-p}
Chinese {n} (person born in China)  :: cinese {m} {f}
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal)  :: cibo cinese {m}
Chinese {adj} (relating to China)  :: cinese
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin  ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (bok choy) SEE: bok choy  ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character)  :: carattere cinese {m}
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog)  :: cane nudo cinese {m}
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo  ::
Chinese lantern {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander  ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion  ::
Chinese studies {n} (study of China)  :: sinologia {f}
Chinese whispers {n} (game in which a phrase is whispered from player to player)  :: telefono senza fili {m}, telegrafo senza fili {m}
Chinglish {adj} (resembling English influenced by Chinese)  :: cinglese
Chinglish {prop} (English influenced by Chinese)  :: cinglese {m}
chinoiserie {n} /ʃiːnwɑːzəˈɹiː/ (art: style or object that reflects Chinese influence)  :: cineseria {f}
Chios {prop} /ˈki.ɑs/ (island)  :: Chio {f}
chip {n} /tʃɪp/ (small piece broken off)  :: frammento, scheggia {f}
chip {n} (token used in gambling)  :: chip gettone, fiche {f}
chip {n} (integrated circuit)  :: chip
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry)  :: patatina {f}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent)  :: tamia {m}
Chippewa {prop} (Ojibwe) SEE: Ojibwe  ::
chiral {adj} /ˈkaɪɹəl/ (of an object that exhibits chirality)  :: chirale
chirality {n} /kaɪˈɹælɪti/ (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics)  :: chiralità {f}
chiromancer {n} /ˈkaɪɹə(ʊ)mænsə/ (one who practices chiromancy)  :: chiromante {m} {f}, chirologo {m}
chiromancy {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəʊ.mæ (divination performed by examining the palms)  :: chiromanzia {f}
Chiron {prop} /ˈkaɪɹən/ (mythology)  :: Chirone {m}
chiropractor {n} /ˈkaɪ.ɹəˌpɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ (chiropractor)  :: chiropratico
chirp {n} /tʃɜː(ɹ)p/ (birds)  :: cinguettio {m}, trillo {m}
chirp {n} (insects)  :: stridio {m}
chirp {v} (birds)  :: cinguettare
chirp {v} (insects)  :: frinire
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal)  :: scalpello {m}, cesello
chisel {v} (to use a chisel)  :: cesellare
Chisinau {prop} (The capital city and a municipality of Moldova)  :: Chisinau, Chișinău
chitin {n} /ˈkaɪtɪn/ (polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in arthropod and fungi)  :: chitina {f}
chiton {n} /ˈkaɪtn̩/ (Greek tunic)  :: chitone {m}
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses))  :: Chitral
chitterlings {n} /ˈtʃɪɾɚlɪŋz/ (small pig intestine, boiled and fried)  :: frattaglie {f-p}
chivalrous {adj} /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹʌs/ (of a man: honourable)  :: cavalleresco, galante
chivalry {n} /ˈʃɪvalɹi/ (ethical code)  :: cavalleria {f}
chivalry {n} (Courteous behavior, especially that of men towards women)  :: cavalleria {f}
chive {n} /tʃaɪv/ (plant)  :: erba cipollina {f}, cipolletta {f}
chive {n} (chives: herb)  :: erba cipollina {f}, cipolletta {f}
chlamydia {n} /kləˈmɪd.i.ə/ (sexually transmitted disease)  :: chlamydia {f}
chlamys {n} /ˈklæmɪs/ (short cloak)  :: clamide {f}
chloral {n} (an organic compound)  :: cloralio {m}
chloralkali {n}  :: clorosoda {f}
chloralkaline {adj} (pertaining to electrolysis of sodium hydroxide)  :: cloroalcalino
chloramine {n} (compound)  :: clorammina {f}
chlorate {n} (any salt of chloric acid)  :: clorato {m}
chloric {adj} (compounds)  :: clorico
chloride {n} /ˈklɔːɹaɪd/ (any salt of hydrochloric acid)  :: cloruro {m}
chlorinate {v} (to add chlorine to)  :: clorurare
chlorination {n} (chlorination)  :: clorazione {f}
chlorine {n} /ˈklɔɹiːn/ (chemical element)  :: cloro {m}
chlorite {n} /ˈklɔːɹʌɪt/ (mineral)  :: clorite {f}
chlorite {n} (salt of chlorous acid)  :: clorito {m}
chloroauric {adj} (of or pertaining to chloroauric acid)  :: cloroaurico
chloroborate {n} (salt or ester of chloroboric acid)  :: cloroborato {m}
chlorochromate {n} (CrClO3-)  :: clorocromato {m}
chlorofibre {n} (synthetic fibre)  :: clorofibra {f}
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen)  :: clorofluorocarburo {m}
chloroform {n} /ˈklɔːɹə(ʊ)̩fɔː(ɹ)m/ ((chemistry) an anesthetic)  :: cloroformio {m}
chloroform {v} (to treat with chloroform, or to render unconscious with chloroform)  :: cloroformizzare
chlorogenic {adj} (Of or pertaining to chlorogenic acid)  :: clorogenico
chlorophyll {n} /ˈklɔɹ.ə.fɪl/ (green pigment)  :: clorofilla {f}
chlorophyllic {adj} (of, pertaining to, resembling or derived from chlorophyll)  :: clorofilliano
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle)  :: cloroplasto {m}
chloroplatinate {n} (salt of chloroplatinic acid)  :: cloroplatinato {m}
chlorosis {n} (yellow-green colouration of the skin)  :: clorosi {f}
chlorosis {n} (yellowing of the leaves)  :: clorosi {f}
chlorous {adj} (compound)  :: cloroso
chock full {adj} (containing the maximum amount)  :: satollo, pieno zeppo {m}
chocolate {n} /ˈt͡ʃɑk(ə)lɪt/ (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans)  :: cioccolato {m}, cioccolata {f}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate)  :: cioccolatino {m}, pralina {f}
chocolate {adj} (made of or containing chocolate)  :: cioccolato
chocolate {adj} (colour)  :: cioccolato, color cioccolato
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate)  :: torta al cioccolato {f}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg  ::
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate)  :: latte al cioccolato {m}
chocolate truffle {n} (type of confection)  :: tartufo {m}
chocolatier {n} (producer of chocolate)  :: cioccolatiere {m}
choice {n} /tʃɔɪs/ (option or decision)  :: scelta {f}
choice {n} (selection or preference)  :: scelta {f}
choice {n} (definite: best or most preferable part)  :: ottimo {m}, ottima {f}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred)  :: di prima scelta
choir {n} /kwaɪɚ/ (singing group)  :: coro {m}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly)  :: coro {m}
choke {v} /t͡ʃoʊk/ (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe)  :: soffocare
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them)  :: strozzare, strangolare, asfissiare
choke {n} (control on a carburetor)  :: starter {m}
choker {n} /ˈtʃoʊkɚ/ (jewelry or accessory)  :: girocollo {m}, collana {f}
choker {n} (one who chokes another)  :: strangolatore {m}, strangolatrice {f}
cholangitis {n} (inflammation of the bile duct)  :: angiocolite {f}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder  ::
cholecystokinin {n} (any of several peptide hormones)  :: colecistochinina {f}
choledochitis {n} (inflammation of the common bile duct)  :: coledocite {f}
cholera {n} /ˈkɒləɹə/ (infectious disease)  :: colera
cholerine {n} (minor diarrhea)  :: colerina {f}
cholesteric {adj} (relating to chiral nematic phase of crystals)  :: colesterico
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes)  :: colesterolo {m}
cholesterolemia {n} (presence of cholesterol in the blood)  :: colesterolemia {f}
choline {n} /ˈkoʊliːn/ (organic chemistry: a compound)  :: colina
chomp {v} /t͡ʃɔmp/ (to bite or munch loudly or heavily)  :: masticare in modo rumoroso
chondroblast {n} (1. A cell which originates from a mesenchymal stem cell and forms chondrocytes)  :: condroblasto {m}
chondrodysplasia {n} (a genetic disorder characterized by short-limbed dwarfism)  :: condrodisplasia {f}
chondroma {n} (benign tumour)  :: condroma {m}
chondronectin {n}  :: condronectina {f}
Chongqing {prop} /ˈtʃɔŋˈtʃɪŋ/ (a municipality in central China)  :: Chongqing
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take  ::
choose {v} /t͡ʃuːz/ (to pick)  :: scegliere, selezionare
choose {v} (to elect)  :: eleggere
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way)  :: decidere
chop {n} /tʃɒp/ (cut of meat)  :: costoletta, braciola {f}, taglio {m}, costata {f}
chop {n} (blow with an axe or similar utensil)  :: colpo {m}, colpo d'ascia
chop {n} (poker: result of a tied poker hand)  :: alla pari
chop {n} (dismissal, especially from employment)  :: licenziamento {m}
chop {n}  :: taglio {m}
chop {v} (to cut into pieces)  :: tagliare
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up)  :: affrettatevi, affrettati
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter  ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe  ::
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food)  :: tagliere {m}
choppy {adj} (having many small, rough waves)  :: increspato
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil)  :: bacchetta {f}
choral {adj} /ˈkɔɹəl/ (of or relating to a choir or chorus)  :: corale
choral {n} (chorale) SEE: chorale  ::
chorale {n} /kɔːˈɹɑːl/ (hymn tune)  :: corale {f}
chorale {n} (chorus)  :: corale {f}
chord {n} /kɔɹd/ (combination of three or more notes)  :: accordo
chord {n} (straight line)  :: corda {f}
chordal {adj} (kind of graph)  :: cordale
chordophone {n} (chordophone)  :: cordofono {m}
chore {n} /tʃɔɹ/ (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task)  :: corvè {f}
chorea {n} (disease of the nervous system)  :: corea {f}
choreography {n} /ˌkɔɹ.iˈɒɡ.ɹə.fi/ (art)  :: coreografia {f}
chorionic {adj} (of or pertaining to the chorion)  :: corionico
chorionic villus sampling {n} (form of prenatal diagnosis)  :: villocentesi {f}
chorioretinitis {n} (an inflammation of the choroid and retina of the eye)  :: corioretinite {f}
chorister {n} (singer in a choir)  :: corista {m} {f}, cantore {m}
chorizo {n} /tʃɔˈɹiθɔ/ (type of sausage)  :: chorizo {m}
choronym {n} (name)  :: coronimo {m}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh)  :: chortle
chorus {n} /ˈkɔːɹəs/  :: coro {m}
chorus line {n} (a line of performers in a revue or other show, dancing in unison)  :: corps de ballet {m}
chough {n} /tʃʌf/ (bird of Pyrrhocorax)  :: gracchio {m}
chow {n} /tʃaʊ/ (Food, especially snacks)  :: foraggio
chrematistics {n} (study of wealth)  :: crematistica {f}
chrism {n} /ˈkɹɪz(ə)m/ (mixture of oil and balm)  :: crisma {f}
Christ {prop} /kɹaɪst/ (title for Jesus of Nazareth)  :: Cristo {m}
Christ {n} (A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ)  :: Cristo {m}
Christ {interj} (blasphemous interjection)  :: porco Dio, porcodio {m}
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: Cristadelfiano {m}
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians)  :: cristadelfiano
Christ child {prop} (Child Jesus)  :: Gesù Bambino {m}
christen {v} /ˈkɹɪsən/ (to perform the religious act of baptism)  :: battezzare
christen {v} (to name)  :: battezzare
Christendom {n} /ˈkɹɪsn̩dəm/ (the Christian world)  :: cristianità {f}
Christian {n} /ˈkɹɪʃtʃən/ (member of the Christian religion)  :: cristiano {m}, cristiana {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name)  :: Cristiano {m}
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians)  :: cristiano
Christiana {prop} (a female given name)  :: Cristiana {f}
Christian Democracy {n} (political ideology)  :: Democrazia Cristiana {f}
Christianity {prop} /ˌkɹɪstʃiˈænɪti/ (monotheistic religion)  :: cristianità {f}, cristianesimo {m}
Christianity {n} (Christendom) SEE: Christendom  ::
Christianization {n} (converting to Christianity)  :: cristianizzazione {f}
Christianize {v} (to (cause to) convert to Christianity)  :: cristianizzare
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism)  :: nome di battesimo {m}
christie {n} (high-speed ski turn)  :: kristiania {m}
Christina {prop} (female given name)  :: Cristina {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina  ::
Christmas {prop} /ˈkɹɪsməs/ (Christian holiday)  :: Natale {m}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas)  :: canzone natalizia {f}, canzone di Natale {f}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day)  :: Vigilia {f}
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia)  :: Isola del Natale {f}
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent  ::
Christmassy {adj} (resembling or having feelings of Christmas)  :: natalizio
Christmas tree {n} /ˈkɹɪsməs tɹiː/ (a tree used during the Christmas holiday season)  :: albero di Natale {m}
Christological {adj} (of or pertaining to Christology)  :: cristologico
Christopher {prop} /ˈkɹɪs.tə.fɚ/ (a male given name)  :: Cristoforo
Christ's thorn {n} (tree)  :: marruca
chromate {n} (any salt of chromic acid)  :: cromato {m}
chromatic {adj} (characterised by hue)  :: cromatico
chromatic {adj} (music: regarding all twelve traditional Western pitch classes, regardless of temperament or intonation)  :: cromatico
chromatic number {n} (smallest number of colours)  :: numero cromatico {m}
chromatin {n} /ˈkɹəʊmətɪn/ (complex of DNA, RNA, and proteins)  :: cromatina {f}
chromatinic {adj} (of or pertaining to chromatin)  :: cromatinico
chromatogram {n} (the visual output from a chromatograph)  :: cromatogramma {m}
chromatograph {n} (machine that performs chromatography)  :: cromatografo {m}
chromatography {n} /ˌkɹəʊ.məˈtɒɡɹə.fi/ (analytical chemistry: technique for separation of components in a mixture)  :: cromatografia {f}
chromatophore {n} (pigment-bearing cell or structure)  :: cromatoforo {m}
chrome {v} /kɹoʊm/ (to plate with chrome)  :: cromare
chromite {n} (mineral)  :: cromite {f}
chromium {n} /ˈkɹoʊmi.əm/ (chemical element)  :: cromo {m}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome  ::
chromodynamics {n} (The study of quarks with color)  :: cromodinamica {f}
chromonema {n} (coiled central filament of a chromatid)  :: cromonema {m}
chromophore {n} (part of the molecule of a dye responsible for its colour)  :: cromoforo {m}
chromophoric {adj} (chemistry)  :: cromoforo
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes)  :: cromosomico
chromosome {n} /ˈkɹoʊməˌsoʊm/ (structure in the cell nucleus)  :: cromosoma {m}
chromosphere {n} (the faint pink extension of a star's atmospheric envelope)  :: cromosfera {f}
chromospheric {adj} (of or pertaining to the chromosphere)  :: cromosferico
chromotherapy {n} (form of alternative medicine)  :: cromoterapia {f}
chronic {adj} /ˈkɹɒnɪk/ (that continues over an extended period of time)  :: cronico
chronic {adj} (medical: prolonged or slow to heal)  :: cronico
chronic {adj} (inveterate or habitual)  :: cronico
chronicity {n} (the condition of being chronic)  :: cronicità {f}
chronicle {n} /ˈkɹɒnɪkəl/ (a written account)  :: cronaca {f}, notizia {f}
chronicler {n} (person who writes a chronicle)  :: cronista {m} {f}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Croniche {f-p}
chronicling {n} (the act by which something is chronicled)  :: annalistica {f}
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease {n} (group of pulmonary diseases)  :: broncopneumopatia cronica ostruttiva {f}
chrono- {prefix} (relation to time)  :: crono-
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological  ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest)  :: cronologico
chronologically {adv} (in a chronological manner)  :: cronologicamente
chronologist {n} (a person skilled in chronology)  :: cronologista {m} {f}, cronologo {m}
chronology {n} /kɹəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/ (determining the order of events)  :: cronologia {f}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order)  :: cronologia {f}
chronometer {n} /kɹəˈnɒm.ə.tə(ɹ)/ (device for measuring time)  :: cronometro {m}
Chronos {prop} (personification of time)  :: Crono
chronoscope {n} (chronometer) SEE: chronometer  ::
chronostratigraphy {n} (the interpretation of geologic history by means of the determination of the ages and time sequence of rock strata)  :: cronostratigrafia {f}
chronotaxis {n} (list or table in chronological order)  :: cronotassi {f}
chrysalis {n} /ˈkɹɪsəlɪs/ (the pupa of a butterfly or moth)  :: crisalide
chrysanthemum {n} (flower)  :: crisantemo {m}
chrysene {n} (organic compound)  :: crisene {m}
chryso- {prefix} (pertaining, related to gold)  :: criso-
chrysocolla {n} (mineral)  :: crisocolla {f}
chrysography {n} (use of gold lettering)  :: crisografia {f}
chrysotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of gold)  :: crisoterapia {f}
chub {n} /tʃʌb/ (Leuciscus cephalus)  :: cavedano {m}
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner  ::
Chukotka {prop}  :: Čukči
chum {n} /tʃʌm/ (A friend; a pal)  :: amico {m}
chum {n} (A roommate)  :: vicino di stanza, compagno di stanza {m}
chumminess {n} (state of being chummy) SEE: folksiness  ::
chump {n} /tʃʌmp/ (an unintelligent person)  :: fesso {m}, allocco {m}, balordo {m}, grullo {m}, ottuso {m}
chump {n} (a gullible person)  :: fesso {m}, allocco {m}, stupido {m}, credulone {m}
chunk {n} /t͡ʃʌŋk/ (a part of something)  :: pezzo {m}, tocco {m}
chunter {v} /ˈtʃʌn.tɚ/ (speak in a soft, indistinct manner, mutter)  :: sussurrare, bisbigliare
chunter {v} (grumble, complain)  :: borbottare, brontolare
Chur {prop} /kuːɹ/ (Swiss town)  :: Coira
church {n} /t͡ʃɝt͡ʃ/ (house of worship)  :: chiesa {f}
church {n} (a religious organization)  :: Chiesa {f}
church {n} (worship service)  :: funzione {f}, messa {f}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church)  :: praticante {m}
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England)  :: Chiesa d'Inghilterra {f}, Chiesa Anglicana {f}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland)  :: Chiesa di Scozia {f}
churlish {adj} /ˈtʃɝːlɪʃ/ (rude or surly)  :: villano
churn {v} /tʃɚn/ (agitate rapidly)  :: frullare, sbattere, ribollire, spumeggiare
churn {v} (tumble)  :: spumeggiare, frullare, ribollire
churn {n} (vessel for churning)  :: zangola
churn out {v} (to produce a large quantity of something rapidly and easily)  :: sfornare
churro {n} /ˈtʃʊɹ.oʊ/ (fried pastry)  :: churro {m}
chutney {n} /ˈtʃʌtni/ (condiment)  :: chutney {f}
chutzpah {n} /ˈxʊts.pə/ (nearly arrogant courage)  :: sfacciataggine {f}
chyle {n} /kaɪl/ (digestive fluid)  :: chilo {m}
chymotrypsinogen {n} (inactive precursor to chymotrypsin)  :: chimotripsinogeno {m}
chypre {n}  :: chypre
chytridiomycosis {n} (disease of amphibians)  :: chitidriomicosi {f}
ciabatta {n} /tʃəˈbɑː.ta/ (a broad, flat, white Italian bread)  :: ciabatta {f}
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
cicada {n} /sɪˈkeɪ.də/ (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)  :: cicala {f}
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar  ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar  ::
cicero {n} (12-point type)  :: lettura
Cicero {prop} /ˈsɪsəɹəʊ/ (Roman statesman and orator)  :: Cicerone (Marco Tullio Cicerone)
Ciceronian {adj} /sɪsəˈɹəʊnɪən/ (of or relating to M. Tullius Cicero)  :: ciceroniano
Ciceronical {adj} (obsolete: Ciceronian) SEE: Ciceronian  ::
cicisbeo {n} /ˌtʃitʃəzˈbeɪoʊ/ (Italian knightly servant of a high-born lady)  :: cicisbeo {m}, cavalier servente {m}
-cide {suffix} /-saɪd/ (killing of)  :: -cidio {m}
-cide {suffix} (killer of)  :: -cida {f}
cider {n} /ˈsaɪ.dɚ/ (alcoholic beverage)  :: sidro {m}
cider {n} (drink/glass of cider)  :: bicchiere di sidro {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink  ::
Cieszyn {prop} (city in Poland)  :: Cieszyn
cigar {n} (tobacco product)  :: sigaro {m}
cigarette {n} /sɪ.ɡə.ɹɛt/ (cigarette)  :: sigaretta {f}
cigarette case {n} (a small flat case for holding cigarettes)  :: portasigarette {m}
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter  ::
cigarette paper {n} (rolling paper) SEE: rolling paper  ::
cigar lighter {n}  :: accendisigaro {m}
cilantro {n} (leaves of the coriander plant)  :: coriandolo {m}
ciliary muscle {n} (muscle)  :: muscolo ciliare {m}
Cimbrian {n} (people)  :: cimbro {m}
Cimbrian {prop} (language)  :: cimbro {m}
Cimmerian {n} /sɪˈmɪəɹ.ɪ.ən/ (one of the Cimmerii, ancient equestrian nomads of Indo-European origin)  :: Cimmero {m}
Cimmerian {n}  :: Cimmero {m}, Cimmera {f}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember  ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material)  :: cenere {f}
cinder {n}  :: cenere {f}
Cinderella {prop} /ˌsindəˈɹɛlə/ (fairy tale)  :: Cenerentola {f}
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale)  :: Cenerentola {f}
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
cinema {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mə/ (a film/movie theatre)  :: cinema {m}
cinema {n} (the art of making films and movies)  :: cinematografo {m}, cinematografia {f}
cinematic {adj} (relating to kinematics) SEE: kinematic  ::
cinematographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cinematography)  :: cinematografico
cinematography {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.məˌtɒɡ.ɹə.fiː/ (the discipline of making and reproducing motion pictures)  :: cinematografia {f}, filmologia {f}
cinephile {n} (enthusiast of films and cinema)  :: cinefilo {m}
cinephilia {n} (cinephilia)  :: cinefilia {f}
cinerary {adj} (pertaining to or containing ashes)  :: cinerario
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
cinnabar {n} /ˈsɪ.nə.bɑɹ]/ (mineral)  :: cinabro {m}
cinnamic acid {n}  :: acido cinnamico {m}
cinnamon {n} /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ (Cinnamomum verum)  :: cannella {f}
cinnamon {n} (spice)  :: cannella {f}
cinnamon {n} (colour)  :: cannella
cinnamon {adj} (flavour)  :: di cannella
cinnamon {adj} (colour)  :: cannella
Cinquecentist {n} /tʃiŋkwɛˈtʃɛntɪst/ (Italian of the sixteenth century)  :: cinquecentista {m}
cinquedea {n} /ˌtʃɪŋkwɨˈdi.ə/ (Italian Renaissance sword)  :: cinquedea {f}, cinquadea {f}, lingua di bue {f}
cinquefoil {n} /ˈsɪŋk.fɔɪl/ (heraldry: stylized flower or leaf with five lobes)  :: cinquefoglie {m}
cipher {n} /ˈsaɪfɚ/ (numeric character)  :: cifra {f}
ciphertext {n} (encoded text)  :: testo cifrato {m}
circa {prep} /ˈsɝkə/ (approximately, about)  :: circa
circadian {adj} (relating to rhythmic behavior with a period of 24 hours)  :: circadiano
Circe {prop} /ˈsɜɹsi/ (enchantress in Greek mythology)  :: Circe
circle {n} /ˈsɝ.kəɫ]/ (two-dimensional outline geometric figure)  :: cerchio {m}
circle {n} (disc, two-dimensional solid geometric figure)  :: disco {m}
circle {n} (three-dimensional geometric figure)  :: sfera {f}
circle {n} (curve)  :: curva {f}
circle {n} (orbit)  :: orbita {f}
circle {n} (group of persons)  :: circolo {m}, gruppo {m}, cenacolo {m}, congrega {f}, associazione {f}
circle {n} (darkening bagginess of skin under eyes)  :: occhiaie
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path)  :: cerchiare
circle {v} (surround)  :: circondare
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around)  :: cerchiare
circle {v} (travel in circles)  :: ruotare, roteare
circlet {n} (a small circle)  :: cerchiello {m}
circlet {n} (ornament worn on the head)  :: cerchiello {m}
circuit {n} (circumlocution) SEE: circumlocution  ::
circuitous {adj} /sɚˈkjuːətəs/ (not direct or to the point)  :: tortuoso {m}
circular {adj} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)k.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (in the shape of, or moving in a circle)  :: circolare
circular {n} (circular letter)  :: circolare {f}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade)  :: sega circolare
circulate {v} (to move in circles)  :: circolare
circulating {adj} (moving about freely)  :: circolante
circulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to a circulation)  :: circolatorio
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body)  :: apparato circolatorio {m}, sistema circolatorio {m}
circum- {prefix} (prefix meaning "around")  :: circum-, circon-
circumbendibus {n} /sɝkm̩ˈbɛndɨbəs/ (a roundabout or confusing manner)  :: circonlocuzione
circumcircle {n} (a circle that passes through every vertex of a given polygon)  :: circumcerchio {m}
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis)  :: circoncidere
circumcision {n} (removal of foreskin from penis)  :: circoncisione {f}
circumcision {n}  :: circoncisione {f}
circumduction {n} (circular movement of a body part)  :: circonduzione {f}
circumference {n} /sɝːˈkʌm.fɹəns/ (line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional object)  :: circonferenza {f}
circumference {n} (length of such line)  :: circonferenza {f}
circumfix {n} /ˈsɚkəmfɪks/ (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part)  :: circonfisso {m}
circumflex {n} /ˈsɝkəmˌflɛks/ (circumflex accent)  :: accento circonflesso {m}, circonflesso {m}
circumflex {adj} (with circumflex accent)  :: circunflesso
circumlocution {n} /ˌsɝɹkəmˌləˈkjuʃən/ (roundabout or indirect way of speaking)  :: giro di parole, perifrasi
circumlocution {n} (roundabout expression)  :: circonlocuzione {f}
circumlunar {adj} (surrounding, or travelling around the moon)  :: circumlunare
circumnavigate {v} /ˌsɝ.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ (to sail completely around something)  :: circumnavigare
circumnavigation {n} (circumnavigating)  :: circumnavigazione {f}
circumscription {n} (act of circumscribing; quality of being circumscribed)  :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area)  :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (taxonomy: definition of what belongs in a taxon)  :: circoscrizione {f}
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district  ::
circumsolar {adj} (surrounding or moving around the Sun)  :: circumsolare
circumspect {adj} /ˈsɚ.kəm.spɛkt/ (carefully aware of all circumstances)  :: cauto {m}, prudente {m} {f}
circumspection {n} (attention to all the facts and circumstances)  :: circospezione {f}
circumstance {n} /ˈsɜːkəmst(ə)ns/ (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event)  :: circostanza {f}
circumstance {n} (event; fact; particular incident)  :: dettaglio {m}
circumstance {n} (circumlocution; detail)  :: circonlocuzione {f}
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something)  :: eludere, circonvenire
circumzenithal {adj} (around the zenith)  :: circumzenitale
circus {n} /ˈsɝkəs/ (company that travels)  :: circo {m}
circus {n} (round open space)  :: circo {m}
cire perdue {n} (lost wax) SEE: lost wax  ::
cirrhosis {n} /sɪˈɹoʊsɪs/ (chronic disease of the liver)  :: cirrosi {f}
cirrhotic {adj} /səˈɹɒtɪk/ (pertaining to or suffering from cirrhosis)  :: cirrotico
cirrocumulus {n} (a cloud type)  :: cirrocumulo {m}
cirrus {n} /ˈsɪɹəs/ (cloud)  :: cirro {m}
cisalpine {adj} (On the south side of the Alps)  :: cisalpino
cistern {n} /ˈsɪs.tɚn/ (reservoir for holding water)  :: cisterna {f}
cistus {n} (any plant of the genus Cistus)  :: cisto
citadel {n} /ˈsɪtədəl/ (a strong fortress that sits high above a city)  :: cittadella {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place)  :: cittadella {f}
citation needed {phrase} (A portion of a wiki needs to be validated by a source.)  :: citazione necessaria
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote  ::
citizen {n} /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən/ (legal member of a state)  :: cittadino
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city)  :: cittadino {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place)  :: cittadino {m}, residente {m}
citizen {n} (civilian)  :: civile {m}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event)  :: giornalismo partecipativo
citizenry {n} (the group of all citizens)  :: cittadinanza {f}
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen)  :: cittadinanza {f}
citrate {n} (salt or ester of citric acid)  :: citrato {m}
citric {adj} /ˈsɪtɹɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon)  :: citrico
citric acid {n} /ˌsɪtɹɪk ˈæsɪd/ (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7)  :: acido citrico
citric acid cycle {n} /ˈsɪtɹɪk ˌæsɪd ˈsaɪkəl/ (the Krebs cycle)  :: ciclo dell'acido citrico {m}
citron {n} /ˈsɪtɹən/ (fruit)  :: cedro {m}, lumia {f}
citrulline {n} (an amino acid)  :: citrullina {f}
citrus {n} /ˈsɪ.tɹəs/ (shrub or tree)  :: agrume {m}
citrus {n} (fruit) SEE: citrus fruit  ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus)  :: agrume {m}
city {n} /ˈsɪt̬i/ (large settlement)  :: città {f}
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city center {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city council {n} (town/city governing body)  :: consiglio municipale {m}
city hall {n} (building)  :: municipio
City of Light {prop} (nickname for Paris)  :: città delle luci
city state {n} (sovereign city)  :: città-stato {f} {f-p}
City That Never Sleeps {prop} (nickname for New York City)  :: città che non dorme mai {f}
civic {adj} /ˈsɪvɪk/ (Having to do with a city or the people who live there)  :: civico
civically {adv} (in a civic manner)  :: civilmente
civil {adj} /ˈsɪv.əl/  :: civile
civil defense {n} (efforts to protect the citizens of a state from military attack)  :: difesa civile {f}
civilian {n} /sɪˈvɪljən/ (non-military person)  :: civile {m}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces)  :: civile
civilise {v} (to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour)  :: incivilire, civilizzare
civilise {v}  :: incivilire, ingentilire, civilizzare, umanizzare
civility {n} (politeness; behavior which conforms to social conventions)  :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} /ˌsɪv.ə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (organized culture)  :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} (human society)  :: civiltà {f}
civilization {n} (act or process of civilizing or becoming civilized)  :: civilizzazione {f}
civilization {n} (state or quality of being civilized)  :: civiltà {f}
civilization {prop} (people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior)  :: civiltà {f}, civilizzazione {f}
civilize {v} (civilise) SEE: civilise  ::
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations)  :: diritto civile {m}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances)  :: diritti civili
civil servant {n} (government employee)  :: funzionario {m}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies)  :: società civile {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country)  :: guerra civile {f}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war  ::
civvies {n} (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti  ::
cladogram {n}  :: cladogrammo {m}
claim {n} /kleɪm/ (demand of ownership)  :: reclamo {m}, rivendicazione {f}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something)  :: dichiarazione {f}, affermazione {f}
claim {n} (demand of ownership for previously unowned land)  :: reclamo di proprietà {m}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something)  :: reclamare, rivendicare
claim {v} (to state a new fact)  :: dichiarare, affermare
claim {v} (to demand ownership or right to use for land)  :: reclamare la proprietà, reclamare il possesso
claimant {n} (party who initiates a lawsuit) SEE: plaintiff  ::
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara  ::
clairvoyance {n} /klɛɹˈvɔɪəns/ (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses)  :: chiaroveggenza {f}
clairvoyant {adj} /ˌklɛɹˈvɔɪ.ənt/ (of, or relating to clairvoyance)  :: chiaroveggenza {f}, chiaroveggente
clairvoyant {adj} (able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses)  :: prognostico {m}, pronostico {m}, sensitivo {m}
clairvoyant {adj}  :: chiaroveggente {m}{f}
clairvoyant {n} (person able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses)  :: chiaroveggente {m} {f}, sensitivo {m}
clairvoyant {n} (person able to foresee the future)  :: oracolo {m}
clam {n} /klæm/ (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel)  :: vongola {f}, tellina {f}, arsella {f}
clamber {v} /ˈklæm.bə(ɹ)/ (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly)  :: arrampicarsi
clamor {n} /ˈklæm.ɚ/  :: clamore {m}, clamori {p}
clamp {n} /klæmp/ (woodworking tool)  :: brida
clan {n} /klæn/ (group having common ancestor)  :: clan {m}
clandestine {adj} /klænˈdɛstɪn/ (done or kept in secret)  :: clandestino {m}
clap {v} /klæp/ (To applaud by clapping the hands)  :: applaudire
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapper {n} (the tongue of a bell)  :: battaglio, batacchio {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film)  :: ciac {m}
claptrap {n} /ˈklæp.tɹæp/ (empty verbiage or nonsense)  :: sproloquio
claque {n} (people hired to applaud or boo)  :: claque {f}
Clara {prop} /klɛəɹə/ (female given name)  :: Chiara, Clara {f}
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara  ::
clarification {n} /ˌklæɹɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (physical clarification (wine, butter, etc.))  :: chiarificazione {f}
clarification {n} (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc)  :: chiarimento {m}, chiarificazione {f}
clarified butter {n} (cooking fat made from butter)  :: burro chiarificato {m}
clarinet {n} /ˌklæɹɪˈnɛt/ (woodwind musical instrument)  :: clarino {m}, clarinetto {m}
clarion {n} /ˈklæɹiən/ (medieval brass instrument)  :: chiarina {f}
clarion call {n} (appeal)  :: appello {m}
clarity {n} /ˈklæɹɪti/ (the state or measure of being clear)  :: chiarezza {f}
clash {n} /ˈklæʃ/ (skirmish)  :: scontro {m}, schermaglia {f}, baruffa {f}, zuffa {f}
clash {v} (conflict)  :: cozzare, scontrarsi
clasp {n} (fastener or holder)  :: fibbia {f}, gancio {m}, fermaglio {m}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly)  :: stringere, serrare, agguantare
class {n} /klɑːs/ (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes)  :: ceto {m}, classe {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.)  :: ceto {m}, classe {f}, rango {m}, condizione sociale {f}
class {n} (division of society into classes)  :: ceto {m}, classe {f}
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher)  :: classe {f}, lezione
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject)  :: corso {m}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation)  :: classe {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order)  :: classe {f}
class {n} ((mathematics) collection of sets definable by a shared property)  :: classe {f}
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior)  :: classe {f}
classic {adj} /ˈklæ.sɪk/ (exemplary of a particular style)  :: classico
classic {adj} (exhibiting timeless quality)  :: classico
classic {n} (example)  :: classico {m}
classic {n} (lasting work)  :: classico {m}
classic {n} (sports event)  :: classico {m}
classical {adj} (literature etc)  :: classico
classical {adj} (Greek and Roman)  :: classico
classical {adj} (art etc)  :: classico
classical music {n} (music of the classical period)  :: musica classica {f}
classical music {n} (the more serious forms of European and American music)  :: musica classica {f}
Classical Nahuatl {prop} (variants of the Nahuatl language spoken in Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest)  :: Lingua nahuatl classica
classical studies {n}  :: lettere classiche {f-p}, lettere antiche {f-p}
Classical Syriac {prop}  :: lingua siriaca {f}, siriaco {f}
classicism {n} (classical traditions of the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome)  :: classicismo {m}
classicistic {adj} (of or pertaining to classicism)  :: classicistico
classics {n} (classical studies) SEE: classical studies  ::
classifiable {adj} (able to be classified)  :: classificabile
classification {n} /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of forming into classes)  :: classificazione {f}
classified {adj} (not meant to be disclosed)  :: riservato {m}, segreto {m}, confidenziale
classism {n} /ˈklæsɪzm̩/ (discrimination based on social class)  :: classismo {m}
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class at school)  :: compagno di classe {m}, compagna di classe {f}
classroom {n} /ˈklɑːsɹʊm/ (room in a school)  :: classe {f}, aula {f}
clathrate {n} /ˈklæθɹeɪt/ (clathrate compound)  :: clatrato {m}
clathrate compound {n} (chemical substance)  :: clatrato {m}
Claude {prop} (male given name)  :: Claudio {m}
Claudia {prop} /ˈklɔː(ɹ).di.ə/ (female given name)  :: Claudia
claustral {adj} (of or pertaining to a cloister)  :: claustrale
claustral {adj} (having a cloister; cloistered)  :: claustrale
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places)  :: claustrofobia {f}
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia)  :: claustrofobo
claustrophobic {adj} (Cramped and confined)  :: claustrofobo
claustrum {n} /ˈklɔːstɹəm/ (sheet of grey matter)  :: claustro {m}
clavichord {n} /ˈklæv.ɪˌkɔɹd/ (early keyboard instrument)  :: clavicordo {m}
clavicle {n} (collar bone)  :: clavicola {f}
clavicytherium {n} /ˌklæv.ə.saɪˈθɪə.ɹɪ.əm/ (harpsichord in which the soundboard and strings are mounted vertically facing the player)  :: clavicytherium, cembalo verticale {m}
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary  ::
claw {n} /klɔ/ (curved horny nail)  :: artiglio
claw {n} (pincer of a crustacean)  :: chela
claw {n} (mechanical device for gripping)  :: palanchino, piede di porco
claw {n}  :: artiglio, unghia, pinza, zampa, branca {f}
claw {v} (scratch or tear at)  :: raspare, graffiare, artigliare
claw {v} (to use claws to seize, to grip)  :: ghermire
claw {v} (use claws to climb)  :: aggrapparsi
clay {n} /kleɪ/ (mineral substance)  :: argilla {f}, creta {f}
clean {adj} /kliːn/ (not dirty)  :: pulito
clean {adj} (not having used mind-altering or mood-changing substances)  :: pulito
clean {adj} (without restrictions or penalties)  :: pulito
clean {adj} (not in possession of weapons or contraband such as drugs)  :: pulito
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object)  :: pulire
clean {v}  :: pulire
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty  ::
cleanse {v} /klɛnz/ (clean, purify)  :: ripulire, pulire, purificare
cleanse {v} (spiritually purify)  :: purificare
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent  ::
cleansing {adj} (that cleanses)  :: detergente {m}
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct  ::
clear {adj} /klɪɹ/ (transparent in colour)  :: trasparente
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured)  :: chiaro
clear {adj} (free of obstacles)  :: libero
clear {adj} (without clouds)  :: chiaro, sereno
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt)  :: chiaro
clear {adj} (free of guilt or suspicion)  :: pulito
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify)  :: chiarire
clearance {n} (act of clearing or something cleared)  :: sgombero {m}, repulisti {m}, piazza pulita {f}
clearance {n} (distance between two moving objects)  :: luce {f}, spazio {m}, divario {m}, gioco {m}
clearance {n} (height or width of a passage, or the distance between a vehicle and the walls or roof of such passage)  :: luce {f}, spazio {m}
clearance {n} (permission for a vehicle to proceed, or for a person to travel)  :: via libera {m}, autorizzazione {f}, permesso {m}
clearance {n} (permission to have access to sensitive or secret documents or other information)  :: accesso {m}, via libera {m}, autorizzazione {f}
clearance {n} (sale of merchandise at a reduced price)  :: saldo {m}, svendita {f}, liquidazione {f}
clearance {n} (finance: processing of payments at a clearing house)  :: compensazione {f}
clearance {n} (medicine: removal of harmful substances from the blood)  :: filtraggio {m}, clearance
clear cut {adj} (straightforward)  :: lampante, palese, evidente
clearing {n} (act or process of making or becoming clear)  :: schiarimento {m}
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees)  :: radura
clearing {n} (open space in the fog etc)  :: spiazzo {m}
clearing {n} (process of completing and settling transactions centrally)  :: compensazione {f}
clearing {n} (sequence of events used to disconnect a call)  :: resettaggio {m}, ripristino {m}, azzeramento {m}
clearing house {n} (a central point where clearing banks exchange checks etc and settle accounts)  :: stanza di compensazione
clearly {adv} /ˈklɪɹli/ (in a clear manner)  :: chiaramente
clear one's throat {v} (forcibly expulsing air from one's lungs)  :: raschiare
cleavage {n} /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/ (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft)  :: clivaggio {m}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts)  :: décolleté {m}, scollatura {f}, incavo {m}
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division)  :: segmentazione {f}
cleavage {n} (chemistry: splitting of a large molecule)  :: scissione {f}
cleavage {n} (mineralogy: tendency of a crystal to split)  :: sfaldatura {f}
cleave {v} /kliv/ (transitive to split or sever)  :: fendere
cleave {v} (transitive mineralogy)  :: tagliare
cleave {v} (transitive figurative)  :: ritagliarsi
cleave {v} (transitive chemistry)  :: scindere
cleave {v} (intransitive to split)  :: spaccare
cleave {v} (intransitive mineralogy)  :: tagliare
cleaver {n} /ˈklivɚ/ (a squarish knife used for hacking)  :: mannarino
clef {n} (musical symbol)  :: chiave {f}
cleft {n} /klɛft/ (opening made or as if made by splitting)  :: fessura
cleft chin {n} (cleft chin)  :: mento leporino {m}
Clelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Clelia
clematis {n} /ˈklɛmətɪs/ (any plant of the genus Clematis)  :: clematide {f}
clemency {n} /ˈklɛ.mə (leniency, mercy)  :: clemenza {f}
clementine {n} /ˈklɛməntaɪn/ (citrus fruit)  :: mandarancio {m}, clementina {f}, clementino {m}
Cleopatra {prop} /klioʊˈpætɹə/ (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty)  :: Cleopatra {f}
clepsydra {n} /ˈklɛpsɪdɹə/ (water clock)  :: clessidra {f}
clerestory {n} (upper part of a wall)  :: cleristorio {m}
clergy {n} /ˈklɝdʒi/ (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services)  :: clero {m}
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy)  :: chierico {m}, prete {m}, sacerdote {m}, ecclesiastico {m}
cleric {n} /klɛɹɪk/ (clergy member)  :: chierico {m}
clericalism {n} (secular power invested in members of the clergy)  :: clericalismo {m}
clerk {n} /klɝk/ (one working with records etc.)  :: impiegato {m}
cleruchy {n} (a form of Athenian colony)  :: cleruchia {f}
clever {adj} /ˈklɛvɚ/  :: [1] intelligente
clew {n} (clue) SEE: clue  ::
clew {n} /kluː/ (sail corner)  :: bugna
cliché {n} /kliːˈʃeɪ/ (overused phrase or expression)  :: cliché {m}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché  ::
click {n} /ˈklɪk/ (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse)  :: clicca
click {v} (transitive: press and release (button on a mouse))  :: cliccare
click {v} (intransitive: click the left button of a mouse)  :: [on: su] cliccare
clicking knife {n} (knife)  :: trincetto {m}
client {n} /ˈklʌɪənt/ (a customer or receiver of services)  :: cliente {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person)  :: [1] cliente {m} {f}
clientelism {n} (a political system based on personal relations rather than personal merits)  :: clientelismo
clientelist {adj} (of or relating to clientelism)  :: clientelistico
cliff {n} /klɪf/ (a (near) vertical rock face)  :: rupe {f}, scogliera {f}, costone {m}, dirupo {m}, crinale {m}
climate {n} /ˈklaɪmɪt/ (long-term atmospheric conditions)  :: clima {m}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation)  :: clima {m}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate)  :: cambiamento climatico {m}, mutamento climatico {m}
climate-changing {adj} (that contributes to climate change)  :: climalterante
climatic {adj} (of, relating to or influenced by climate)  :: climatico
climatological {adj} (of or pertaining to climatology)  :: climatologico
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology)  :: climatologa {f}, climatologo {m}
climatology {n} (science)  :: climatologia {f}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm  ::
climax {n} /ˈklaɪmæks/ (point of greatest intensity or force)  :: eccitamento {m}
climax {n} (orgasm)  :: orgasmo {m}
climb {v} /klaɪm/ (to ascend, to go up)  :: arrampicare, scalare
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet)  :: arrampicarsi
climber {n} /ˈklai.mɚ/ (one who climbs)  :: arrampicatore, scalatore
climber {n} (plant that climbs)  :: rampicante
cling {v} /ˈklɪŋ/ (hold tightly)  :: aggrapparsi , abbarbicarsi, appiccicarsi
clinic {n} /ˈklɪnɪk/ (medical facility)  :: clinica {f}
clinical {adj} /ˈklɪnɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility)  :: clinico
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: psicologia clinica {f}
clinician {n} /klɪˈnɪʃən/ (doctor working in a clinic)  :: clinico {m}
clinician {n} (doctor working in a clinic)  :: clinico {m}
clinker {n} (fetters) SEE: fetter  ::
clinometer {n} (measuring apparatus)  :: clinometro {m}
clinoscopic {adj}  :: clinoscopico
clipboard {n} (physical object)  :: portablocco
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage)  :: appunti {m}
clip-clop {n} /ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ (Onomatopoeia)  :: zoccolata {f}
clip-clop {v}  :: zoccolare
clipeus {n} (shield)  :: clipeo {m}
clipeus {n} (ornamental disk)  :: clipeo {m}
clipeus {n} (part of an insect's exoskeleton)  :: clipeo {m}
clique {n} /kliːk/ (small, exclusive group)  :: cricca {f}, conventicola {f}, congrega {f}, cosca {f}, camarilla {f}, consorteria {f}, associazione {f}
clique {n} (subgraph)  :: cricca {f}
clique {n}  :: banda {f}
clitoral {adj} /ˈklɪdəɹəl/ (of, or relating to the clitoris)  :: clitorico
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin)  :: prepuzio clitorideo {m}
clitorectomy {n} (clitoridectomy) SEE: clitoridectomy  ::
clitorial {adj} (clitoral) SEE: clitoral  ::
clitoridectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: clitoridectomia {f}
clitoris {n} /ˈklɪtəɹɪs/ (elongated erectile organ)  :: clitoride {m} {f}
cloaca {n} /kloʊˈeɪkə/ (anatomical feature of birds etc)  :: cloaca {f}, fogna {f}
cloak {n} /ˈkloʊk/ (cape)  :: tabarro {m}
cloak {v} (to cover as with a cloak)  :: ammantare
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
cloakroom {n} (room for coats)  :: guardaroba {m}
cloakroom {n} (room for luggage)  :: deposito {m}
cloche {n} /klɒʃ/ (women's hat)  :: cloche
clock {n} /klɒk/ (instrument to measure or keep track of time)  :: orologio {m}
clock {n} (odometer)  :: contachilometri {m}, tachimetro {m}, odometro {m}
clock {v} (measure the duration of)  :: cronometrare
clock {n} (pattern near heel of a sock or stocking)  :: baghetta {f}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks)  :: orologiaio
clockwise {adv} /ˈklɒkwaɪz/ (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock)  :: senso orario
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise  ::
clockwork {n} /klɑːkwɚk/ (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device)  :: meccanismo a molla, orologeria {f}
clod {n} /klɒd/ (stupid person)  :: tonta, tonto
cloddy {adj} (characterized by the presence of clods)  :: gleboso, zolloso
Cloelia {prop} (legendary woman)  :: Clelia {f}
clog {n} /klɑɡ/ (a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel)  :: zoccolo {m}
clog {n} (a blockage)  :: intasamento {m}, ostruzione {f}, tappo {m}
clog {v} (to block or slow passage through)  :: intasare, ostruire, bloccare, otturare
clogged {adj} (having an obstructed flow)  :: intasato, bloccato {m}, ostruito
clogs to clogs in three generations {proverb} (wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts)  :: la prima generazione fa i soldi, la seconda se li gode e la terza li finisce
cloisonne {n} (technique)  :: cloisonné
cloister {n} /ˈklɔɪstɚ/ (covered walk with an open colonnade)  :: chiostro
cloister {n}  :: chiostro {m}
cloister vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults)  :: volta a padiglione {f}
cloistral {adj} (of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister)  :: claustrale
clone {n} /kloʊn/ (living organism (originally a plant))  :: clone {m}
clone {n} (copy of something already existing)  :: clone {m}
clone {v} (create a clone)  :: clonare
cloning {n} (production of a cloned embryo)  :: clonazione {f}, clonaggio {m}
cloning {n} (production of an exact copy of an object)  :: clonazione {f}, clonaggio {m}
close {v} /kləʊz/ (obstruct (an opening))  :: chiudere
close {v} (move (a door))  :: chiudere
close {v} (put an end to)  :: concludere, terminare
close {n} (end or conclusion)  :: fine {f}
close {adj} /kləʊs/ (at a little distance)  :: vicino {m}, vicina {f}
closed {adj} /kloʊzd/ (not open)  :: chiuso
closely {adv} /ˈkləʊsliː/ (in a close manner)  :: strettamente, da vicino, a stretto contatto
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative)  :: reticente
close ranks {v} (to regroup forces)  :: serrare i ranghi, serrare le fila, fare quadrato
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
closet {n} /ˈklɑzɪt/ (furniture)  :: armadio {m}, ripostiglio {m}
closeup {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (A film made with the camera close to)  :: primo piano {m}
close-up {n} /kləʊsˈʌp/ (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale)  :: primo piano {m}
closing {n} /ˈkloʊzɪŋ/ (the act by which something is closed)  :: chiusura {f}
closing {n} (end or conclusion)  :: chiusura {f}
closing {adj} (coming after all others)  :: conclusivo, finale, ultimo
closure {n} /ˈkloʊ.ʒɝ/ (event signifying an ending)  :: chiusura {f}, termine {f}
closure {n} (computing)  :: chiusura {f}
closure {n} (mathematical set)  :: chiusura {f}
clot {n} /klɒt/ (blood clot)  :: coagulo {m}, trombo {m}, grumo {m}
clot {n} (a silly person)  :: idiota {m}, stupido {m}, imbecille {m}
clot {v} (to form into a clot)  :: coagularsi
clot {v} (to cause to clot)  :: coagulare
cloth {n} /klɔθ/ (woven fabric)  :: stoffa {f}, tessuto {m}, tela {f}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth)  :: panno {m}, straccio {m}, cencio {m}
cloth {n} (a form of attire)  :: abbigliamento {m}, tonaca {f}, abito {m}, vestiario {m}, tenuta {f}
clothe {v} /ˈkloʊð/ (adorn with clothing)  :: vestire
clothes {n} /kloʊ(ð)z/ (apparel)  :: vestiti
clothes don't make the man {proverb} (clothes don't make the man)  :: l'abito non fa il monaco
clothes dryer {n} (appliance)  :: asciugatrice
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame)  :: stendibiancheria {m}
clothesline {n} /ˈkloʊðzlaɪn/ (rope or cord for drying clothes)  :: linea di vestiti
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
clothes moth {n} (insect)  :: blatta {f}
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)  :: molletta {f}, molletta da bucato {f}
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg  ::
clothes screen {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse  ::
clothing {n} /ˈkloʊðɪŋ/ (clothes)  :: abbigliamento {m}, vestiti
Clotilda {prop} (female given name)  :: Clotilde
cloud {n} /klaʊd/ (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)  :: nuvola {f}, nube {f}, nembo {m}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke)  :: nube {f}, nuvola {f}
cloud {n} (anything which makes things foggy or gloomy)  :: nebbia {f}
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying)  :: nube
cloud {v} (to become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight)  :: annuvolarsi, oscurare, annebbiare
cloud {v} (to make obscure (e.g. to cloud the issue))  :: oscurare
cloudberry {n} (fruit)  :: camemoro {m}
cloudburst {n} /ˈklaʊdˌbɝst/ (sudden heavy rainstorm)  :: nubifragio, scroscio, rovescio
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat)  :: leopardo nebuloso
cloud nine {n} /ˈklaʊd ˈnaɪn/ (state of bliss)  :: settimo cielo
cloud nine {n} (state of fantastic or impractical dreaming) SEE: head in the clouds  ::
cloud over {v} (to become cloudy or overcast)  :: rannuvolarsi
cloudy {adj} /ˈkɫaʊdi/ (covered with or characterised by clouds)  :: nuvoloso, nuvolo [regional]
clove {n} /kloʊv/ (spice)  :: chiodo di garofano {m}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic)  :: spicchio {m}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation  ::
clover {n} /ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (plant in genus Trifolium)  :: trifoglio {m}
clown {n} /klaʊn/ (performance artist working in a circus)  :: pagliaccio {m}
clown {n} (person acting in a silly fashion)  :: buffone {m}
clownfish {n} (fish of the genera Amphiprion or Premnas)  :: pesce pagliaccio {m}
cloying {adj} /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ (unpleasantly excessive)  :: stucchevole
cloying {adj} (excessively sweet)  :: sdolcinato, stucchevole
club {n} /klʌb/ (weapon)  :: clava, bastone {m}
club {n} (association of members)  :: club {m}, circolo {m}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣)  :: fiori {m-p}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club  ::
clubs {n} /klʌbz/ (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣)  :: fiori {m-p}
cluck {n} (sound made by hen)  :: chioccio {m}
clue {n} /kluː/ (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion)  :: indizio {m}, pista {f}
clue {n} (object or marking that may be used in evidence)  :: prova {f}
clumsily {adv} (done without care or finesse, often hurriedly or awkwardly)  :: grossolanamente, alla meno peggio
clumsiness {n} /ˈklʌm.zi.nəs/ (the condition or quality of being clumsy)  :: goffaggine {f}, inettitudine {f}, sgraziataggine {f}
clumsy {adj} /ˈklʌmzi/ (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous)  :: goffo, impacciato, maldestro
clumsy {adj} (not elegant or well-planned)  :: malfatto, rozzo, sgraziato
clumsy {adj}  :: impacciato
cluster {n} /ˈklʌstɚ/ (group or bunch of something)  :: gruppo {m}, grappolo {m}
cluster bomb {n} (explosive munition)  :: bomba a grappolo {f}
clustering {n} (a grouping of a number of similar things)  :: raggruppamento
clutch {v} /klʌt͡ʃ/ (to grip or grasp tightly)  :: avvinghiare
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission)  :: frizione
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission)  :: frizione {f}
clutter {n} /ˈklʌtɚ/ (a confused disordered jumble of things)  :: confusione {f}, disordine {m}, scompiglio {m}
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here  ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come  ::
c'mon {contraction} /kəˈmɒn/ (come on)  :: andiamo, suvvia
CNG {n} ((petrochemistry) compressed natural gas)  :: GNC {m} [gas naturale compresso]
cnidarian {n} /naɪˈdɛəɹɪən/ (any of various invertebrate animals that belong to the phylum Cnidaria)  :: cnidario {m}
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly)  :: co-
coach {n} /koʊtʃ/ (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power)  :: carrozza {f}, vettura {f}, diligenza {f}
coach {n} (rail passenger car)  :: carrozza ferroviaria {f}, vettura {f}
coach {n} (trainer)  :: allenatore {m}, istruttore {m}, coach
coach {n} (long distance bus)  :: corriera {f}
coach {v} (sports: train)  :: allenare, addestrare
coach driver {n} (driver of a horse-drawn coach)  :: cocchiere {m}
coachman {n} (male coach driver) SEE: coach driver  ::
coachwoman {n} (female coach driver) SEE: coach driver  ::
coactive {adj} (compulsory)  :: coattivo
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant  ::
coagulable {adj} (that can be coagulated)  :: coagulabile
coagulate {v} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/  :: coagulare, cagliare
coagulate {n} /koʊˈæɡ.jə.lət/ (mass formed by means of coagulation)  :: coagulo, grumo
coagulum {n} (mass of coagulated material)  :: coagulo
coal {n} /koʊl/ (uncountable: carbon rock)  :: carbone {m}
coal {n}  :: carbone {m}, carbonella {f}
coalescence {n} (act of coalescing)  :: coalescenza {f}
coalescer {n} (device used to perform coalescence)  :: miscelatore {m}
coalition {n} /koʊəˈlɪʃən/ (group of organizations)  :: blocco {m}
coal tar {n} (black viscous tar)  :: catrame {m}
coaming {n} /ˈkəʊ.mɪŋ/ (on a boat, the vertical side of the hatch)  :: mastra {f}
coarse {adj} /kɔːɹs/ (of inferior quality)  :: rude {m} {f}, grossolano {m}, grossolana {f}
coarse {adj} (not refined)  :: rozzo, grezzo {m}, greggio {m}
coarsely {adv} (in a coarse manner)  :: grevemente, grossolanamente, grossomodo, rozzamente, ruvidamente, sboccatamente, sgangheratamente, sguaiatamente, trivialmente, volgarmente
coast {n} /koʊst/ (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay)  :: costa, costiera, litorale
coastal {adj} /ˈkoʊstəl/ (relating to the coast)  :: costiero
coaster {n} /kəʊ.stə(ɹ)/ (nautical: merchant vessel that stays in coastal waters)  :: nave costiera {f}
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table)  :: sottobicchiere {m}
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law)  :: guardia costiera {f}
coat {n} /koʊt/ (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)  :: mantello {m}, cappotto {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint)  :: rivestimento {m}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material)  :: rivestire
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc)  :: gruccia {f}, stampella {f}, appendiabiti {m}
coat of arms {n} (a hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon)  :: stemma {m}, blasone {m}
coat of mail {n} (defensive garment)  :: cotta di maglia {f}
coauthor {n} (author who collaborate with another to write something)  :: coautore {m}, coautrice {f}
coax {v} /koʊks/ (persuade gradually)  :: coccolare, persuadere, convincere, adulare
coax {v} (manipulate carefully into position)  :: costringere, incanalare, manipolare
coax {n} /koʊæks/ (coaxial cable)  :: coassiale {m}
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull  ::
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll  ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob  ::
cobalt {n} /ˈkəʊ.bɒlt/ (chemical element)  :: cobalto {m}
cobalt therapy {n} (therapy that uses radioactive cobalt-60)  :: cobaltoterapia {f}
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone  ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes)  :: ciabattino {m}, ciabattina {f}, calzolaio {m}
cobblestone {n} /ˈkɑbl̩ˌstoʊn/ (a rounded stone)  :: pavé, ciottolo
cobra {n} /ˈkoʊbɹə/ (venomous snake)  :: cobra {m}
co-brother-in-law {n} (one's spouse's brother-in-law)  :: concognato
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb  ::
coca {n} /ˈkoʊkə/ (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca))  :: coca {f}
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink)  :: Coca-Cola {f}
cocaine {n} /koʊˈkeɪn/ (the narcotic)  :: cocaina {f}
-coccus {suffix} (any spherical microorganism)  :: -cocco
coccus {n} /ˈkɑ.kəs/ (type of bacterium)  :: cocco {m}
coccygeal {adj} (relating to the coccyx)  :: coccigeo
coccygeal vertebra {n} (vertebra found in the human coccyx)  :: vertebra coccigea {f}
coccyx {n} /ˈkɑksɪks/ ((medical) final fused vertebrae)  :: coccige
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: averla formichiera di Cocha
cochineal {n} /ˈkɑtʃəˈni.əl/ (insect)  :: cocciniglia {f}
cochineal {n} (dye)  :: cocciniglia {f}
cochlear {adj} (of or pertaining to the cochlea)  :: cocleare
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick  ::
cock {n} /kɑk/ (any male bird)  :: maschio {m}, uccello
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism)  :: cane {m}
cock {n} (state of being cocked)  :: inclinazione {f}
cock {n} (informal: term of address)  :: compagno {m}
cock {v} (to lift the cock of a firearm)  :: armare
cock {v} (to turn upwards or to the side)  :: alzare, drizzare
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster  ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock  ::
cockade {n} /kɑˈkeɪd/ (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge)  :: coccarda {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} /ˌkɑkəˌdudəlˈdu/ (cry of the rooster)  :: chicchirichì, [dated] cuccurucù
Cockaigne {prop} /kɒˈkeɪn/ (mythical land)  :: cuccagna {f}, paese della cuccagna {m}
cockatiel {n} /ˌkɒk.əˈtil/ (a small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest)  :: calopsitta {f}
cockatoo {n} (a bird)  :: cacatua {m}
cockatrice {n} (legendary creature)  :: coccatrice {f}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha)  :: maggiolino {m}, melolonta {f}
cockerel {n} (young male chicken)  :: galletto {m}, pollastra {f}, pollastro {m}
cocker spaniel {n} (either breed)  :: cocker
cockfight {n} (contest)  :: combattimento tra galli {m}, combattimento fra galli {m}
cockfighting {n} (gambling blood sport)  :: combattimento tra galli {m}, combattimento fra galli {m}
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle  ::
cockle {n} /ˈkɒkl̩/ (any of several weeds, such as the corn cockle)  :: loglio {m}
cockle {n} (corncockle) SEE: corncockle  ::
cockpit {n} (the space for pilot and crew in an aircraft)  :: abitacolo {m}, cabina di pilotaggio {f}
cockroach {n} (type of insect)  :: blatta {f}, scarafaggio {m}
cocksucker {n} (an objectionable person)  :: ciucciacazzo {m}
cocktease {n} (One who sexually arouses)  :: rizzacazzi {f}
cockteaser {n} (cocktease) SEE: cocktease  ::
cocoa {n} /ˈkoʊ.koʊ/ (partially fermented seeds of cacao tree)  :: cacao, fave di cacao
cocoa {n} (powder)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant)  :: seme di cacao {m}
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean)  :: burro di cacao {m}
coconut {n} /ˈkoʊ.kə.nʌt/ (fruit of coco palm)  :: noce di cocco {f}
coconut {n} (coconut palm) SEE: coconut palm  ::
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut)  :: latte di cocco {m}
coconut palm {n} (Cocos nucifera)  :: palma da cocco {f}, cocco {m}
cocoon {n} /kəˈkuːn/ (protective case)  :: bozzolo {m}
cocoon {n} (any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical)  :: bozzolo {m}
Cocytus {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Cocito {m}
cod {n} /kɑd/ (marine fish of the family Gadidae)  :: merluzzo {m}
code {n} /koʊd/ (set of rules for converting information)  :: codice
code {n}  :: [all meanings] codice {m}
code {v} (write software programs)  :: programmare, programmare
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code  ::
co-decision {n}  :: codecisione {f}
codefendant {n}  :: litisconsorte {m}, coimputato {m}
Codegua {prop} (Codegua)  :: Codegua {f}
codeine {n} /ˈkoʊdin/ (addictive alkaloid narcotic)  :: codeina {f}
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something)  :: nome in codice {m}
coder {n} (programmer)  :: programmatore
codex {n} /ˈkoʊ.dɛks/ (early book)  :: codice {m}
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod  ::
codicil {n} /ˈkəʊdɪsɪl/ (addition made to a will)  :: codicillo {m}
coding {n} (process of encoding or decoding)  :: codifica {f}
coding {n} (process of writing computer software code)  :: programmazione {f}
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement)  :: olio di fegato di merluzzo {m}
codon {n} (sequence of three nucleotides)  :: codone {m}
codswallop {interj} /ˌkɒdzˈwɒl.əp/ (nonsense)  :: fesserie {f-p}, sciocchezze {f-p}, idiozie {f-p}
CoE {prop} (Initialism of Council of Europe)  :: CdE
co-ed {adj} /ˈkoʊˌɛd/  :: misto
co-edition {n}  :: coedizione
coeducation {n} (education of both male and female students in the same institution)  :: coeducazione {f}
coefficient {n} /ˌkəʊ.ɪˈfɪʃn̩t/ (algebraic constant)  :: coefficiente {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic)  :: coefficiente {m}
coefficient of friction {n} (ratio)  :: coefficiente di attrito {m}
coelacanth {n} /ˈsiː.lə.kænθ/ (either of two species of deep-water fish)  :: celacanto {m}
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten)  :: celiachia {f}
coelophysoid {n}  :: celofisoide {m}
coenzyme {n} (small molecule that is necessary for the functioning of an enzyme)  :: coenzima {f}
coerce {v} /koʊˈɝs/ (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will)  :: costringere
coercible {adj} (susceptible to coercion)  :: coercibile
coercion {n} /koʊˈɝʒən/ (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person)  :: coercizione
coercive {adj} (tendency to coerce)  :: coercitivo
coessential {adj} (having the same essence or nature)  :: coessenziale
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary  ::
coexistent {adj} (existing at the same time)  :: coesistente
co-father-in-law {n} (father of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: consuocero
coferment {n} (coenzyme)  :: cofermento {m}
coffee {n} /ˈkɔ.fi/ (beverage)  :: caffè {m}
coffee {n} (beans)  :: chicco di caffè {m}
coffee {n} (plant)  :: caffè {f}
coffee {n} (colour)  :: caffè {m}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour)  :: marrone
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café  ::
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee)  :: macchina da caffè {f}, macchina del caffè {f}
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee)  :: caffettiera {f}
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffee table {n} (type of table)  :: tavolino da salotto {m}
coffer {n} /ˈkɔfɚ/ (strongbox)  :: cofano {m}, cofanetto {m}, scrigno {m}, forziere {m}
coffer {n} (architecture: ornamental sunken panel)  :: cassettone {m}
coffer {n} (cofferdam) SEE: cofferdam  ::
cofferdam {n} (temporary watertight structure)  :: tura {f}, cassone {m}
coffin {n} /ˈkɔfɪn/ (box in which a dead person is buried)  :: bara {f}, cassa da morto {f}, feretro {m}
cofounder {n} /ˈkoʊˈfaʊndɚ/ (one who founds something with someone else)  :: cofondatore {m}, cofondatrice {f}
cog {n} /kɑɡ/ (gear; a cogwheel)  :: ingranaggio {m}
cog {n} (unimportant individual)  :: rotellina {f}
cogener {n} (congener) SEE: congener  ::
cogent {adj} /ˈko͡ʊd͡ʒn̩t/ (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence)  :: convincente, persuasivo, coherente, coerente
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning)  :: intelligibile, logico
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive)  :: irrefutabile, inconfutabile
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable  ::
cognac {n} /ˈkɒn.jæk/ (type of brandy)  :: cognac
cognate {adj} /ˈkɒɡ.nɨt/ (derived from the same roots)  :: affine
cognate accusative {n} /ˈkɒɡneɪt əˈkjuːzətɪv/ (object of kindred sense or derivation)  :: complemento oggetto interno {m}
cognition {n} /kɑɡˈnɪʃən/ (process of knowing)  :: conoscenza {f}
cognitive {adj} /ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv/ (relating to mental functions)  :: cognitivo
cognitive dissonance {n} (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs)  :: dissonanza cognitiva {f}
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: psicologia cognitiva {f}
cognomen {n} /kɒɡˈnoʊ.mən/ (nickname)  :: cognome {m}
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cohabitation {n} /koʊhæbɪˈteɪʃən/ (act of living together)  :: concubinato {m}
cohabitee {n} (cohabitee)  :: concubino {m}
coherent {adj} /koʊˈhɛɹənt/ (orderly, logical and consistent)  :: coerente {m} {f}
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers)  :: coesore {m}
cohesional {adj}  :: coesionale
cohobate {v} (to treat a material with a boiling liquid and repeatedly return the distillate)  :: coobare
cohobation {n} (the boiling of a material in a liquid with the repeated return of the distillate)  :: coobazione {f}
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor  ::
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice  ::
cohort {n} /ˈkoʊ̯.hɔɹt/ (demographic grouping of people)  :: coorte
cohort {n} (division of Roman legion)  :: coorte
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague  ::
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle  ::
coil {n} /kɔɪl/ (something wound)  :: spirale {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device)  :: spirale {f}
coil {n} (electrical)  :: bobina {f}
Coimbra {prop} /ˈkwĩbɹə/ (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal)  :: Coimbra
coin {n} /kɔɪn/ ((currency) a piece of currency)  :: moneta {f}
coin {v} (to create coins)  :: coniare
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish)  :: coniare
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency  ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism  ::
coinage {n} /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/ (process of coining money)  :: conio {m}
coincide {v} /ˌkoʊɪnˈsaɪd/ (to occupy exactly the same space)  :: coincidere
coincide {v} (to correspond)  :: coincidere
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not)  :: coincidenza {f}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured)  :: franchigia {f}
coitus {n} /ˈkɔɪ.təs/ (sexual interaction, see also: sexual intercourse)  :: coito {m}
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis)  :: coito interrotto {m}
cojones {n} /kəˈhoʊˌneɪs/ ((slang) courage)  :: palle {f-p}
coke {n} /koʊk/ (coal product)  :: coke {m}
coke {n} (short for cocaine)  :: coca {f}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coke {n} /koʊk/ (informal: any cola-flavored drink)  :: coca {f}
col {n} /kɒl/ (dip between mountain peaks)  :: forcella {f}
colander {n} /ˈkʌləndəɹ/ (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta)  :: colino {m}, colapasta {m}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid)  :: colchicina {f}
Colchis {prop} (ancient region and kingdom)  :: Colchide {f}
cold {adj} /koʊld/ (having a low temperature)  :: freddo, gelato, gelido
cold {adj} (of the weather)  :: freddo {m}
cold {adj} (of a person)  :: (to be cold) avere freddo [idiom in Italian; there is no translation for the adjective alone]
cold {adj} (unfriendly)  :: freddo
cold {n} (low temperature)  :: freddo {m}, gelo {m}
cold {n} (illness)  :: raffreddore {m}, influenza {f}, colpo d'aria {m}
cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen)  :: alle calende greche (when it will be a Roman holiday in the greek calendar), quando gli asini voleranno (when donkeys will fly), mai, quando gli asini voleranno
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion)  :: fusione fredda {f}
cold hands, warm heart {proverb} (having cold hands is an indication of warmheartedness)  :: mani fredde, cuore caldo
coldness {n} (the relative lack of heat)  :: freddezza {f}
coldness {n} (the sensation)  :: freddo {m}
coldness {n} (limited enthusiasm or affection)  :: freddezza {f}
cold turkey {n} (symptoms of withdrawal)  :: crisi di astinenza {f}
cold turkey {adv} (abruptly)  :: di colpo, di punto in bianco
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations)  :: guerra fredda {f}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991)  :: Guerra fredda {f}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage  ::
cole {n} /koʊl/ (brassica)  :: ravizzone {m}
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: colectomia {f}
colemanite {n} (calcium borate mineral)  :: colemanite {f}
coleoptile {n} /kɒliːˈɒptɪl/ (in botany, a pointed sheath)  :: coleoptile {m}
colewort {n} (kale)  :: ravizzone {m}, cavolo {m}
colic {n} (pain)  :: colica {f}
colitis {n} (inflammation of the colon)  :: colite {f}
collaborate {v} /kəˈlæbəɹeɪt/ (to work together on a piece of work)  :: collaborare
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably)  :: collaborare
collaboration {n} /kəˌlæbəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of collaborating)  :: collaborazione {f}
collaborationist {n} (one who collaborates) SEE: collaborator  ::
collaborator {n}  :: collaboratore {m}, collaboratrice {f}
collapse {v} /kəˈlæps/ (to fall down suddenly; to cave in)  :: collassare, crollare, accasciarsi
collapse {v} (to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown)  :: collassare, bloccarsi, arrestarsi
collapse {v} (to fold compactly)  :: collassare, crollare
collapse {v} (to cause to collapse)  :: far collassare, far crollare
collapse {n} (act of collapsing)  :: collasso {m} [medicine], crollo {m} [material and financial], tracollo {m} [finance]
collapse {n} (one-valued function)  :: funzione costante, collasso
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed)  :: pieghevole {m} {f}, pieghevoli {m-p} {f-p}
collar {n} /ˈkɑ.lɚ/ (fabric garment part fitting around throat)  :: bavero {m}, bavera {f}, collo {m}, colletto {m}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal)  :: collare {m}
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure)  :: collo {m}, anello {m}, fascetta {f}
collar {n} (the neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem)  :: corona {f}
collar {v}  :: beccare
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle  ::
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: averla formichiera dal collare
collared dove {n} (collared dove)  :: tortora dal collare orientale
collared peccary {n} (mammal)  :: pecari dal collare {m}
collator {n} (machine)  :: selezionatrice {f}
colleague {n} /ˈkɑliːɡ/ (fellow member of a profession)  :: collega {m} {f}
colleagueship {n} (the state of being a colleague)  :: colleganza {f}
collect {v} /kəˈlɛkt/ (to gather together)  :: raccogliere, bottinare
collect {v} (to accumulate items for a hobby)  :: raccogliere
collection {n} /kəˈlɛkʃən/ (set of items)  :: raccolta {f}, collezione {f}
collection {n} (multiple related objects)  :: raccolta {f}, collezione {f}
collection {n} (activity of collecting)  :: raccolta {f}
collective agreement {n} (contract on terms and conditions of employment)  :: contratto collettivo di lavoro {m}
Collective Security Treaty Organisation {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance)  :: Organizzazione del trattato di sicurezza collettiva {f}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively)  :: collettivismo {m}
collectivity {n} (the condition of being collective)  :: collettività {f}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing)  :: collettivizzazione {f}
collector {n} /kəˈlɛktɚ/ (person or thing that collects)  :: collezionista {m} {f}
collector {n} (person who is employed to collect payments)  :: esattore {m}, esattrice {f}
collector {n} (amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor)  :: collettore {m}
college {n} /ˈkɑlɪd͡ʒ/ (specialized division of a university)  :: facoltà
col legno {adv} /ˌkoʊl ˈleɪnjoʊ/ (the strings must be struck with the wood of the bow)  :: col legno
collide {v} /kəˈlɑɪd/  :: cozzare
colliery {n} /ˈkɑl.jɚ.ɪ/ (underground coal mine)  :: miniera di carbone {f}
colligate {v} (to formally link or connect together logically)  :: collegare
colligative {adj} (property)  :: colligativo
colliquate {v} (to melt or liquefy)  :: colliquare
colliquation {n}  :: colliquazione {f}
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck  ::
colloid {n} /ˈkɒlɔɪd/ (stable system of two phases)  :: colloide {m}, colóide {m}
colloidal {adj} (of or pertaining to a colloid)  :: colloidale
colloquially {adv} (in a colloquial manner)  :: colloquialmente
colloquy {n} /ˈkɒ.lə.kwi/ (conversation, dialogue)  :: colloquio, conversazione {f}
colluvium {n} (a loose accumulation of rock and soil debris at the foot of a slope)  :: colluvium
cologarithm {n} (logarithm)  :: cologaritmo {m}
cologne {n} /kəˈloʊn/ (eau de Cologne)  :: acqua di Colonia {f}
Cologne {prop} /kəˈloʊn/ (city in Germany)  :: Colonia {f}
Colombia {prop} /kəˈlʌə/ (country in South America)  :: Colombia {f}
Colombo {prop} /kəˈlʌm.bəʊ/ (capital of Sri Lanka)  :: Colombo {f}
colon {n} /ˈkoʊlən/ (punctuation mark)  :: due punti {m-p}
colonel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (commissioned office in the armed services)  :: colonnello {m}
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy)  :: colonialismo
colonialism {n}  :: colonialismo
colonialistic {adj} (of or pertaining to colonialism)  :: colonialistico
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony)  :: colonizzare
colonist {n} /kɒlənɪst/ (a founder of a colony)  :: colonizzatore {m}, colonizzatrice {f}
colonizer {n} (colonist) SEE: colonist  ::
colonnade {n} (a series of columns at regular intervals)  :: colonnato
colonoscopy {n} /kɑləˈnɑskəpi/ (examination of the colon using a colonoscope)  :: coloscopia {f}
colony {n} /ˈkɑləniː/ (region or governmental unit)  :: colonia {f}
colony {n} (group of organisms)  :: colonia
coloproctology {n} (branch of medicine) SEE: proctology  ::
coloproctology {n} (colorectal surgery) SEE: proctology  ::
color {n} /ˈkʌl.ɚ/ (spectral composition of visible light)  :: colore {m}
color {n} (standard or banner (colors))  :: stendardo {m}, bandiera {f}
color {v} (give something color)  :: colorare, colorire
color {v} (draw using crayons)  :: colorare
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow)  :: arrossire, colorire
coloration {n} (act of coloring)  :: coloratura {f}
color blind {adj} (unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors)  :: daltonico {m}
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired)  :: daltonismo {m}
colorectal {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to the colorectum)  :: colorettale
colorful {adj} /ˈkʌləfəl/ (possessing prominent and varied colors)  :: colorato {m}
colorimeter {n} (instrument designed to determine color)  :: colorimetro {m}
colorimetric {adj} (analytical chemistry: of or pertaining to colorimetry)  :: colorimetrico
colorimetric {adj} (obtained by using a colorimeter)  :: colorimetrico
Colosseum {prop} (ancient stadium in Rome)  :: Colosseo {m}
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Colossesi
colossus {n} (a statue of gigantic size)  :: colosso {m}
colossus {n} (any creature or thing of gigantic size)  :: colosso {m}
colostrum {n} /kəˈlɒstɹəm/ (a form of milk)  :: colostro {m}
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colourless {adj} /ˈkʌlə(ɹ).ləs/ (having no colour)  :: incolore
colour television {n} (television in colour)  :: televisione a colori {f}
colour television {n} (a colour television set)  :: televisore a colori {m}
-colous {suffix} (having a specified habitat)  :: -colo
colt {n} /koʊlt/ (young male horse)  :: puledro {m}
colter {n} /ˈkoʊltəɹ/ (cutter attached to the beam of a plow)  :: coltello {m}, coltro {m}
colugo {n} /kəˈluːɡoʊ/ (arboreal gliding mammal)  :: colugo {m}
columbarium {n} (a building for housing a large colony of pigeons or doves)  :: colombario {m}
columbarium {n} (a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns)  :: colombario {m}
Columbia {prop} /kəˈlʌmbi.ə/ (poetic: America)  :: America, Columbia
Columbian {n} (16-point type)  :: testo
columbine {n} /ˈkɒləmbʌɪn/ (any plant of the genus Aquilegia)  :: colombina {f}, aquilegia
columbium {n} (former name of niobium)  :: columbio {m}
Columbus {prop} /kəˈlʌmbəs/ (surname)  :: Colombo {m} {f}
Columbus {prop} (Christopher Columbus)  :: Cristoforo Colombo {m}, Colombo {m}
column {n} /ˈkɒləm/ (upright supporting member)  :: colonna {f}
column {n} (vertical line of entries in a table)  :: colonna {f}
column {n} (column of troops)  :: colonna {f}
column {n} (newspaper column)  :: colonna {f}
column {n} (something having similar form or structure to the things mentioned above)  :: colonna {f}
column {n} (chemistry : object to separate components)  :: colonna
column {n}  :: colonna {f}
coma {n} /ˈkoʊmə/ (Deep sleep)  :: coma {f}
comb {n} /koʊm/ (toothed implement for grooming the hair)  :: pettine {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles)  :: cresta {f}
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)  :: pettinare
combat {n} /ˈkɑmˌbæt/ (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory)  :: battaglia
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory)  :: combattere
comber {n} /ˈkɑmbɚ/ (Serranus cabrilla)  :: perchia {f}
combination {n} /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of combining)  :: combinazione
combinatorics {n} (a branch of mathematics)  :: calcolo combinatorio {m}
combine {v} /ˈkɑm.baɪn/ (bring two or more things or activities together)  :: combinare
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination  ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester  ::
combined {adj} /kəmˈbaɪnd/ (resulting from adding together)  :: combinato
combine harvester {n} /ˈkɑmˌbaɪn ˈhɑɹvəstəɹ/ (combine)  :: mietitrebbiatrice {f}
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn  ::
combustion {n} /kəmˈbʌs.tʃən/  :: combustione {f}
come {v} /kʌm/ (to move nearer)  :: venire
come {v} (to orgasm)  :: venire
come after {v} (to pursue)  :: seguire
come after {v} (to succeed, to be the successor of)  :: succedere
come and go {v} (To alternately arrive and depart)  :: andare e venire
come around {v} (change one's mind)  :: ripensarsi
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place)  :: tornare
come clean {v} (to confess)  :: confessare
comedian {n} /kəˈmiːdi.ən/ (entertainer)  :: comico {m}, commediante
come down {v} (graduate) SEE: graduate  ::
come down with {v} (to show symptoms of an illness)  :: prendersi un malanno
comedy {n} /ˈkɑm.ə.di/ (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone)  :: commedia {f}
comedy duo {n} (comic pairing) SEE: double act  ::
come hell or high water {adv} (regardless of the hardships)  :: cascasse il cielo, cascasse il mondo
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter  ::
come of age {v} (reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult)  :: diventare maggiorenne
come of age {v} (mature, or become fully developed)  :: maturare
come off it {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: per piacere, ma dai
come on {interj} /ˈkʌm ˌɔn/ (expression of encouragement)  :: forza, dai, andiamo
come on {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: suvvia, ma dai, e dai, ma no
come on {interj} (hurry up)  :: andiamo
come on to {v} (make a romantic or sexual advance to)  :: flirtare
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet  ::
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference)  :: dichiararsi, uscire allo scoperto
comestible {adj} /kəˈmɛstɪbl̩/ (suitable to be eaten; edible)  :: commestibile, mangereccio, mangiabile
comet {n} /ˈkɒmət/ (a celestial body, generally with a tail)  :: cometa {f}
Comet {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Cometa {f}
come to someone's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone)  :: venire in aiuto
come to terms with {v} (to resolve a conflict with)  :: scendere a patti con
come up {v} (to emerge, become known)  :: venire fuori, emergere, venire alla luce
come upon {v} (to come across; to discover)  :: imbattersi
come what may {adv} (idiomatic)  :: succeda quel che succeda
comfort {n} /ˈkʌm.fɚt/  :: benessere
comfortable {adj} /ˈkʌmft.əb.əl/ (amply sufficient)  :: comodo {m}
comfortable {adj} (providing physical comfort and ease)  :: confortevole, comodo {m}
comfortable {adj} (in a state of comfort)  :: comodo {m}
comforter {n} /ˈkʌmfəɹtəɹ/ (person who comforts)  :: consolatore {m}, consolatrice {f}
comfrey {n} /ˈkʌm.fɹi/ (perennial herb)  :: consolida {f}
comfy {adj} /ˈkʌmfi/ (comfortable)  :: comodo
comic {adj} /ˈkɑmɪk/ (being funny)  :: comico
comic {adj} (related to comedy)  :: comico
comic {n} (comedian)  :: comico {m}
comic {n} (cartoon story)  :: fumetto {m}, striscia {f}
comic {n} (children's newspaper)  :: giornaletto {m}, giornalino {m}
comic book {n} (book or magazine)  :: fumetto {m}
comic relief {n} /ˈkɑmɪk ɹɪˈliːf/ (inclusion of a humorous character or scene)  :: rilievo comico {m}
comic strip {n} (series of illustrations)  :: fumetto {m}, striscia di fumetti
Cominetto {prop} (island)  :: Cominetto
coming {n} /ˈkʌmɪŋ/ (act of arriving; an arrival)  :: arrivo
Comino {prop} (island)  :: Comino
Comintern {prop} /ˈkɒmɪntəːn/ (international association of Communist parties)  :: Comintern
comitology {n} /ˌkɒm.ɪˈtɒl.ə.dʒi/ (art of resolving issues by committees)  :: comitologia {f}
comma {n} /ˈkɑm.ə/ (punctuation mark ',')  :: virgola {f}
command {n} /kəˈmænd/ (order)  :: comando {m}, ordine {m}
command {n} (the right or authority to order, control or dispose of)  :: comando {m}
command {n} (power of control, direction or disposal; mastery)  :: padronanza {f}
command {v} (to order)  :: ordinare, comandare
commandant {n} /ˈkɒməndænt/ (a commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division)  :: comandante {m}
commandment {n} (a command or edict)  :: comandamento {m}
commemorate {v} /kəˈmɛməˌɹeɪt/ (to honor the memory of someone or something)  :: commemorare
commemorate {v} (to serve as memorial to someone or something)  :: commemorare
commemorative {adj} (serving to commemorate)  :: commemorativo
commence {v} /kəˈmɛns/ (To begin, start)  :: cominciare
commend {v} (to congratulate or reward)  :: encomiare
commend {v} (to praise)  :: elogiare, lodare
commend {v} (to entrust)  :: affidare, raccomandare
commendation {n} (act of commending; praise)  :: elogio, encomio {m}
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe  ::
comment {n} /ˈkɑmɛnt/ (spoken remark)  :: commento {m}
comment {n} (programming: remark not affecting behavior)  :: commento {m}
commentative {adj} (that occurs outside of the context of the film's action, and therefore cannot be heard by the film's characters)  :: commentativo
commerce {n} /ˈkɑm.ɚs/ (large scale trade)  :: commercio {m}
commercial {adj} /kəˈmɝʃəl/ (of or pertaining to commerce)  :: commerciale
commercial at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign  ::
commercial break {n}  :: stacco pubblicitario {m}
commercialization {n} (the act of commercializing)  :: commercializzazione {f}
commercially {adv} (in a commercial manner)  :: commercialmente
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commit {v} /kəˈmɪt/ (to entrust; to consign)  :: affidare
commit {v} (to do (something bad); to perpetrate)  :: commettere
commitment {n} (act or instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust)  :: impegno {m}, dedizione {f}
commitment {n} (promise or agreement to do something in the future)  :: impegno {m}, promessa {f}
commitment {n} (being bound emotionally/intellectually)  :: impegno {m}, promessa {f}
commitment {n} (trait of sincerity and focused purpose)  :: serietà {f}, dedizione {f}
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself)  :: suicidarsi
committed {adj} /kəˈmɪtɪd/ (obligated by a pledge to some course of action)  :: impegnato {m}
committed {adj} (showing commitment)  :: impegnato {m}
committed {adj} (associated in an exclusive (but not necessarily permanent) sexual relationship)  :: impegnato {m}
committee {n} /kɑmɪˈtiː]/ (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose)  :: comitato {m}
committee {n} (guardian) SEE: guardian  ::
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication  ::
commode {n} (low chest of drawers)  :: canterano {m}, angoliera {f}, cantoniera {f}
commode {n} (stand for a washbowl and jug)  :: porta bacinella {m}, porta catino {m}
commodity {n} /kəˈmɑdəti/ (anything movable traded)  :: prodotto {m}, bene {m}
commodity {n} (something useful)  :: bene {m}
commodity {n} (primary product as object of trade)  :: materia prima {f}
commodore {n} (a naval officer)  :: commodoro {m}
commodore {n} (a commander over a collection of ships who is not an admiral)  :: commodoro {m}
commodore {n} (president of a yacht club)  :: commodoro {m}
common {adj} /ˈkɑmən/ (mutual)  :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (usual)  :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity)  :: comune {m} {f}
common {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinario {m}, ordinaria {f}, volgare, grossolano {m}, grossolana {f}
common alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder  ::
common alder {n} (Alnus glutinosa)  :: ontano comune {m}
commonality {n} (common people) SEE: commonalty  ::
commonalty {n} /ˈkɒmənəlti/ (common people)  :: popolo {m}, popolino {m}, volgo {m}
commonalty {n} (class lacking clerical or noble rank)  :: volgo {m}, plebe {f}
common bean {n} (plant)  :: fagiolo {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird  ::
common chickweed {n} (herb)  :: centocchio comune {m}
common cockchafer {n} (Melolontha melolontha)  :: melolonta {f}, maggiolino {m}
common death adder {n}  :: acantofide {m}
commoner {n} (a member of the common people)  :: plebeo {m}
common gull {n} /ˈkɑːmən ˌɡʌl/ (Larus canus)  :: gavina
common kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus)  :: gheppio {m}
common lavender {n} (Lavandula angustifolia)  :: lavanda vera {f}
common law {n} (law based on court judgments and opinions) SEE: case law  ::
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver  ::
commonly {adv} /ˈkɑmənli/ (as a rule; usually)  :: comunemente, frequentemente
common multiple {n} (in math)  :: multiplo comune {m}
common noun {n} (noun that denotes any member or all members of a class)  :: nome comune {m}
commonplace {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinario, banale
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché)  :: luogo comune {m}
commonplace {n} (something that is ordinary)  :: fatto normale {m}
common redstart {n} (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)  :: codirosso {m}
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding)  :: buonsenso
common shelduck {n} (bird)  :: volpoca {f}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus)  :: toporagno comune {m}
Common Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) SEE: Proto-Slavic  ::
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (successor to the Soviet Union)  :: Comunità degli Stati Indipendenti {f}, CSI {f}
Commonwealth of Nations {prop} (association of independent states)  :: Commonwealth delle nazioni {m}
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico {prop}  :: Stato Libero Associato di Porto Rico {m}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus)  :: lavarello {m}
commotion {n} /kəˈmoʊ.ʃən/  :: agitazione {f}, scandalo {m}
communicable {adj} (able to be transmitted between people or species)  :: trasmissibile
communicate {v} /kəˈmjunəkeɪt/ (to receive or take part in Holy Communion)  :: comunicare
communication {n} /kʌˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃən/ (concept of exchanging information)  :: comunicazione
communism {n} /ˈkɒm.juˌnɪzm̩/ (philosophy)  :: comunismo {m}
communism {n} (society)  :: comunismo {m}
communist {adj} /ˈkɒmjənɪst/ (of or relating to communism)  :: comunista {m} {f}
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy)  :: comunista {m} {f}
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
communitization {n} (transfer of responsibility to the European Community)  :: comunitarizzazione {f}
community {n} /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ (group sharing a common understanding)  :: comunità {f}
community {n} (residential or religious collective)  :: comunità {f}
community {n} ((ecology) group of interdependent organisms)  :: comunità {f}
community {n} (condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common)  :: comunanza {f}
community college {n} (secondary school) SEE: secondary school  ::
community language {n} (unofficial language spoken as a local lingua franca) SEE: lingua franca  ::
commutativity {n} (mathematics, physics: The state of being commutative.)  :: commutatività {f}
commute {v} /kəˈmjuːt/ (to regularly travel to and from work, school etc.)  :: fare il pendolare
commute {v} (math: to be commutative)  :: commutare
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work)  :: pendolare {m} {f}
Como {prop} (Province of Lombardy)  :: Como
Como {prop} (City and capital of Como)  :: Como {f}
Comoros {prop} /ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz/ (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Comore
co-mother-in-law {n} (mother of one's son- or daughter-in-law)  :: consuocera
compact {adj} /ˈkɑmˌpækt/ (closely packed)  :: compatto
companion {n} /kəmˈpænjən/ (someone with whom one spends time or keeps company)  :: amico {m}, compagno {m}
company {n} /ˈkʌmp(ə)ni/ (in legal context, a corporation)  :: compagnia {f}, impresa {f}
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar  ::
comparable {adj} /ˈkɑmp(ə)ɹəbl̩/ (able to be compared)  :: comparabile
comparative {adj} /kəmˈpɛɹ.ə.tɪv/ (of or relating to comparison)  :: comparativo {m}
comparative {adj} (using comparison as a method of study)  :: comparativo {m}
comparative {adj} (relative)  :: comparativo
comparative {n} (grammatical construction)  :: comparativo {m}
comparative {n} (word in comparative form)  :: comparativo
comparative degree {n} ((grammar)) SEE: comparative  ::
compare {v} /kəmˈpeɹ/ (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another)  :: paragonare
comparison {n} /kəmˈpɛɹɪsən/ (act of comparing or the state of being compared)  :: comparazione
comparison {n} (evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things)  :: comparazione
compartment {n} /kəmˈpɑː(ɹ)tmənt/ (mound beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand)  :: terrazza, zoccolo
compass {n} /ˈkʌm.pəs/ (instrument to determine cardinal directions)  :: bussola {f}
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses  ::
compassion {n} /kəmˈpæʃ.ən/ (deep awareness of the suffering of another)  :: compassione
compassionate {adj} /kəmˈpaʃənət/ (having, feeling or showing compassion)  :: compassionevole
compass point {n} (any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass)  :: punto cardinale
compass rose {n} (a circle indicating directions)  :: rosa dei venti
compatibility {n} /kəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪti/ (the capability to exist without mutual interference)  :: compatibilità {f}
compatible {adj} /kəmˈpætəbəl/ (able to get along well)  :: compatibile
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: compatriota {m} {f}, connazionale {m} {f}, paesano {m}
compel {v} /kəmˈpɛl/ (force, constrain or coerce)  :: forzare, costringere, obbligare
compelling {adj} /kəmˈpɛlɪŋ/ (forceful)  :: convincente
compendium {n} (short, complete summary)  :: compendio {m}
compete {v} /kəm.ˈpiːt/ (to contend)  :: competere, gareggiare
competence {n} /ˈkɒmpətəns/ (the quality or state of being competent for a general role.)  :: competenza {f}
competency {n} /ˈkɒmpətənsi/  :: competenza {f}
competition {n} /ˌkɑːmpəˈtɪʃən/ (action of competing)  :: competizione {f}, concorrenza {f}
competition {n} (contest for a prize or award)  :: concorso {m}, competizione {f}, gara {f}
competitive {adj} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv/ (biochemistry: inhibiting an enzyme)  :: competitivo
competitiveness {n} /kəmˈpɛtɪtɪvnəs/ (state of being competitive)  :: competitività {f}
competitor {n} (person against whom one is competing)  :: avversario, rivale {m}, competitore, antagonista {m}
competitor {n} (participant in a competition)  :: concorrente
compilation {n} /kɒmpɪˈleɪʃən/ (translation of source code into object code by a compiler)  :: compilazione {f}
compile {v} /kəmˈpaɪl/ (assemble from a collection)  :: compilare
compile {v} (produce executable)  :: compilare {m}
complacency {n} (feeling)  :: autocompiacimento {m}
complain {v} /kəmˈpleɪn/ (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)  :: lamentarsi, lagnarsi
complain {v}  :: reclamare, lamentarsi, lagnarsi
complaint {n} /kʌmˈpleɪnt/ (grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining)  :: reclamo {m}, lamentela {f}
complaint {n} (criminal law: preliminary charge or accusation made by one person against another)  :: denuncia {f}
complaint {n} (bodily disorder or disease; the symptom of such a disorder)  :: disturbo {m}
complement {v} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (to complete)  :: completare
complementarity {n} (state of being complementary)  :: complementarità {f}
complete {v} /kəmˈpliːt/ (to finish)  :: completare, compiere
complete {v} (to make whole or entire)  :: completare, riempire
complete {adj} (with everything included)  :: completo {m}, completa {f}
complete {adj} (finished; ended; concluded; completed)  :: completato, concluso
completed {adj} /kəmˈpliːtɪd/ (finished)  :: completato
complete graph {n} (graph)  :: grafo completo {m}
completely {adv} /kəmˈpliːtli/ (in a complete manner)  :: completamente, interamente, del tutto, totalmente, pienamente
completely {adv} (to the fullest extent or degree)  :: completamente, interamente, del tutto, totalmente, pienamente
completeness {n} (state or condition of being complete)  :: completezza {f}
completion {n} /kəmˈpliːʃən/ (making complete; conclusion)  :: completamento {m}
complex {adj} /kəmˈplɛks/ (intricate)  :: complesso
complex {n} (collection of buildings)  :: complesso {m}
complex {n} (psychologically based dislike or fear)  :: complesso {m}
complex {n} (in chemistry)  :: complesso {m}
complex {v} (to form a complex with another substance)  :: complessare
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem  ::
complexity {n} /kəmˈplɛk.sɪ.ti/ (The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement)  :: complessità {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication)  :: complessità {f}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi)  :: numero complesso {m}
compliance {n} /kəmˈplaɪəns/ (act of complying)  :: conformità {f}
compliance {n} (state of being compliant)  :: arrendevolezza {f}
compliancy {n} (state of being compliant) SEE: compliance  ::
compliant {adj} /kəmˈplaɪənt/ (compatible with or following guidelines)  :: conforme {m}
complicate {v} (to combine intricately)  :: complicare
complication {n} (a disease)  :: complicazione
complicity {n} (The state of being complicit)  :: complicità {f}
compliment {n} /ˈkɑmpləmənt/ (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement)  :: complimento {m}
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion)  :: complimentarsi
compline {n} /ˈkɑːmplɪn/ (last of the canonical hours)  :: compieta {f}
comply {v} /kəmˈplaɪ/ (to yield assent)  :: concordare, adattarsi, conformarsi
comply {v} (to fulfill)  :: attuare
component {n} /kʌmˈpoʊnənt/ (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity)  :: componente {m}
comport {v} /kəmˈpɔː(ɹ)t/ (to be in agreement)  :: aderire a, accordarsi
comport {v} (to behave (usually reflexive))  :: comportarsi
compose {v} /kəmˈpoʊz/  :: comporre
composer {n} (one who composes music)  :: compositore {m}, compositrice {f}
composition {n} (synthesis as opposed to analysis) SEE: synthesis  ::
composition {n} (essay) SEE: essay  ::
composition {n} /ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ (proportion of different parts to make a whole)  :: composizione {f}
composition {n} (general makeup of something)  :: composizione {f}, componimento {m}
composition {n} (mixture or compound)  :: composizione {f}
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art)  :: composizione {f}, componimento {m}
composition {n} (printing: typesetting) SEE: typesetting  ::
compost {v} /ˈkɑmpoʊst/ (to produce compost)  :: compostare
composure {n} (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession)  :: contegno, compostezza {f}, ritegno {m}, autocontrollo {m}, disponibilità {f}
compote {n} /ˈkɑmpoʊt/ (fruit dessert)  :: composta {f}
compound {n} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined)  :: campo di prigionìa
compound {adj} /ˈkɑmpaʊnd/ (composed of elements)  :: composto {m}, costituito {m}
compound {n} (anything made by combining several things)  :: composto {m}, miscuglio {m}, amalgama {m}
compound {n} (chemistry: substance made by chemical combination of elements)  :: composto {m}
compound {v} (to come together)  :: unirsi
compound {v} (to come to terms of agreement)  :: accordarsi, mettersi d'accordo
compound {v} (to put together)  :: mettere insieme, comporre
compound {v} (to add to)  :: aggiungere
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word  ::
compound bow {n}  :: arco compound
compound word {n} (word composed of others)  :: parola composta {f}
comprehend {v} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnd/ (to cover)  :: comprendere
comprehend {v} (to understand)  :: comprendere, capire
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended)  :: comprensibile {m} {f}
comprehension {n} /kɑmpɹɪˈhɛnʃn̩/ (thorough understanding)  :: comprensione {f}
comprehensive {adj} /kɑmpɹəˈhɛnsɪv/ (broadly or completely covering)  :: esaustivo
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities)  :: liceo scientifico {m}
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge  ::
compress {v} /kəmˈpɹɛs/ (to press together into a smaller space)  :: comprimere
compress {n} /ˈkɑmpɹɛs/ (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds)  :: compressa {f}
compressibility {n} (the degree to which something is compressible)  :: comprimibilità {f}
compression {n} /kɒm.pɹɛʃ.ən/ (the act of compressing)  :: compressione {f}
compression {n} (the cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed)  :: compressione {f}
compression {n} ((computing) the process by which data is compressed)  :: compressione {f}
compressive {adj} (that compresses)  :: compressivo
compressor {n} (device that produces pressure)  :: compressore {m}
comprise {v} /kəmˈpɹaɪz/ (be made up of)  :: consistere, comprendere
comprise {v} (include)  :: comprendere, includere
compromise {n} /ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/ (settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions)  :: compromesso {m}
compromise {v} (to bind by mutual agreement)  :: pattuire
compromise {v} (to cause impairment of)  :: compromettere
comptroller {n} /kəmpˈtɹoʊləɹ]/ (the chief accountant of a company or government)  :: controllore
compulsiveness {n} (the state of being compulsive)  :: compulsività {f}
compulsory {adj} (mandatory)  :: obbligatorio
compulsory {adj} (constraining)  :: obbligatorio
compulsory purchase {n} (government's right to expropriate private land)  :: espropriazione per pubblica utilità {f}
compunction {n} /kəmˈpʌŋk.ʃən/ (a pricking of conscience)  :: compunzione {f}
computation {n} (the act or process of computing)  :: calcolo {m}
computational {adj} (of or relating to computation)  :: computazionale
computational linguistics {n} (interdisciplinary field)  :: linguistica computazionale
computationally {adv} (computational manner)  :: computazionalmente
computationally {adv} (using computation)  :: computazionalmente
compute {v} /kəmˈpjuːt/ (reckon or calculate)  :: computare, elaborare, calcolare
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense  ::
computed tomography {n} (form of radiography which uses computer software)  :: tomografia computerizzata {f}
computer {n} /kəmˈpjutɚ/ (device)  :: calcolatore {m}, computer {m}, elaboratore {m}
computerize {v} (equip with a computer or a computer system)  :: informatizzare
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture)  :: informatica {f}
computer scientist {n} (one who studies or practises computer science)  :: informatico {m}, informatica {f}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus  ::
computing {n} /kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ/ (the study, field of computers and computer programming)  :: informatica {f}
computing {n} (calculation) SEE: calculation  ::
comrade {n} /ˈkɒmɹeɪd/ (fellow socialist or communist)  :: compagno {m}
comrade {n}  :: compagno {m}, camerata {m} {f}
con {n} /kɒn/ (disadvantage of something)  :: contro {n}
con {n} (a convicted criminal, a convict)  :: carcerato
concave {adj} (curved inward)  :: concavo
conceal {v} /kənˈsiːl/ (to hide something)  :: nascondere, celare
concealment {n} (The practice of keeping secrets)  :: occultamento {m}
conceit {n} /kənˈsiːt/ (overly high self-esteem)  :: presunzione {f}, (vain pride) vanità {f}
conceit {n} (idea, literary device)  :: concetto {m}
conceited {adj} (having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself)  :: pallone gonfiato, arrogante
conceitedly {adv} (in a conceited or egotistical manner)  :: boriosamente, ventosamente, presuntuosamente, spocchiosamente
conceivable {adj} /kənˈsiːvəbl̩/ (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable)  :: concepibile, ideabile, immaginabile, pensabile
conceive {v} /kənˈsiːv/ (to develop an idea)  :: concepire
conceive {v} (to understand someone)  :: concepire
conceive {v} (to become pregnant)  :: concepire
concent {n} (harmony)  :: concento {m}
concentrate {v} /ˈkɑn.sən.tɹeɪt/ (bring to, or direct toward, a common center)  :: concentrare
concentrate {v} (increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore)  :: concentrare
concentrate {v} (approach or meet in a common center)  :: concentrarsi
concentrate {n} (A substance that is in a condensed form)  :: concentrato {m}
concentration {n} (proportion of substance in a mixture)  :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The amount of solute present in a solution)  :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The act or process of concentrating)  :: concentrazione {f}
concentration {n} (The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid)  :: concentrazione {f}
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained)  :: campo di concentramento {m}
concentric {adj} (having a common center)  :: concentrico
concept {n} /ˈkɒn.sɛpt/ (something understood and retained in the mind)  :: concetto {m}
conception {n} /kənˈsɛpʃən/ (initiation of an embryonic animal life)  :: concezione {f}, concepimento {m}
conception {n} (an image, idea, or notion formed in the mind)  :: concetto
concern {n} /kənˈsɝn/ (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person)  :: preoccupazione
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company)  :: impresa {f}
concern {v} (to be of importance to)  :: interessare, concernere
concern {v} (to make somebody worried)  :: preoccupare, turbare, inquietare
concerning {prep} /kənˈsɝnɪŋ/ (Regarding)  :: per quanto riguarda
concert {v} /kənˈsɝt/ (To plan together)  :: concertare, concordare
concert {v} (To plan; to devise; to arrange)  :: pianificare
concert {v} (To act in harmony or conjunction)  :: concertare, collaborare
concert {n} (agreement in a design or plan)  :: concerto {m}
concert {n} (a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part)  :: concerto {m}
concert hall {n} (building)  :: sala concerti {f}
concertina {n} /ˌkɑnsɚˈtinə/ (the musical instrument)  :: fisarmonica {f}
concerto {n} /kənˈtʃɛɹtoʊ/ (a piece of music for one or more solo instruments and orchestra)  :: concerto {m}
concessive {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a concession)  :: concessivo
conchectomy {n}  :: conchectomia {f}
conciliarism {n} (doctrine)  :: conciliarismo {m}
conciliarist {n} /kənˈsɪlɪəɹɪst/ (believer in conciliarism)  :: conciliarista {m} {f}
concise {adj} /kənˈsaɪs/ (brief and precise)  :: conciso
concisely {adv} (in a concise manner)  :: concisamente, brevemente, succintamente, chiaramente, puntualmente, sinteticamente
conciseness {n} (property of being concise)  :: concisione {f}, stringatezza {f}
conclave {n} /ˈkɑn.kleɪv/ (group of Roman Catholic cardinals)  :: conclave {m}
conclavist {n} (personal aide of a cardinal at a papal conclave)  :: conclavista {m}
conclude {v} /kən.ˈkluːd/ (to end)  :: finire, concludere
conclude {v} (to come to a final decision)  :: concludere
conclusion {n} /kənˈkluːʒən/ (end, final part)  :: conclusione {f}
conclusion {n} (outcome)  :: conclusione {f}
conclusion {n} (decision, judgment)  :: conclusione {f}
conclusive {adj} /kənˈklusɪv/ (pertaining to a conclusion)  :: conclusivo
conclusive {adj} (decisive)  :: conclusivo, decisivo
concoct {v} /kəŋˈkɒkt/ (to prepare something by mixing various ingredients, especially to prepare food for cooking)  :: mettere su, preparare
concomitant {adj} /kənˈkɑːmətənt/ (following as a consequence)  :: concomitante
concord {n} ((grammar) Agreement of words with one another) SEE: agreement  ::
concordance {n} (agreement) SEE: agreement  ::
concordant {adj} (agreeing, correspondent, harmonious)  :: concordante – Syn.: concorde
concourse {n} (a large open space in a building where people can gather)  :: spianata {f}, salone {m}, sala {f}, atrio {m}, androne {m}
concourse {n} (a large group of people; a crowd)  :: concorso {m}, affluenza {f}, moltitudine {f}, turba {f}
concourse {n} (the running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things)  :: afflusso {m}, concomitanza {f}
concrete {adj} /ˌkɑnˈkɹiːt/ (particular, perceivable, real)  :: concreto, reale
concrete {adj} (not abstract)  :: concreto, reale
concrete {adj} (made of concrete)  :: in / di calcestruzzo, in / di cemento
concrete {n} (building material)  :: calcestruzzo {m}, [colloquial] cemento {m}
concrete {v} (cover with concrete)  :: coprire (ricoprire) di calcestruzzo (cemento), cementificare
concrete {v} (solidify, become concrete (actual, real))  :: solidificare, solidificarsi, concretizzare, concretizzarsi
concrete mixer {n} (cement mixer) SEE: cement mixer  ::
concreteness {n} (the state of being concrete)  :: concretezza {f}
concrete term {n} (a term which expresses material facts, actions and events)  :: termine concreto {m}
concretion {n} (petrology: A rounded mass of a mineral)  :: concrezione {f}
concretism {n} (abstractionist movement)  :: concretismo {m}
concubinage {n} (the state of cohabitating while not married)  :: concubinato {m}
concubinage {n} (the state of being a concubine)  :: concubinaggio {m}, concubinario {m}
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress  ::
concubine {n} (slave-girl) SEE: slave-girl  ::
concussion {n} /kənˈkʌʃən/ (an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain)  :: commozione cerebrale
condemn {v} /kənˈdɛm/ (to pronounce guilty)  :: condannare
condemnable {adj} (deserving of condemnation)  :: condannabile, denunciabile, [literary] dannabile
condensability {n} (condition of being condensable)  :: condensabilità {f}
condensation {n} (the act or process)  :: condensazione
condensation {n} (physics: conversion of a gas to a liquid)  :: condensazione
condense {v} (to decrease size or volume)  :: condensare
condense {v} (to transform something into a liquid)  :: condensare
condense {v} (to be transformed into a liquid)  :: condensarsi
condensed milk {n} (milk that has been reduced to syrup)  :: latte condensato
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor  ::
condescend {v} /ˌkɑːndɪˈsɛnd/ (come down from one's superior position)  :: accondiscendere
condescend {v} (treat a person as though inferior)  :: concedere
condescendingly {adv} /kɒn.dɪˈsen.dɪŋ.li/ (In a condescending manner)  :: con tono di condiscendenza
condiment {n} /ˈkɒn.dɪ.mənt/ (something used to enhance flavor)  :: condimento {m}
condition {n} /kənˈdɪʃən/ (logical clause or phrase)  :: condizione {f}
condition {n} (requirement, term or requisite)  :: condizione
condition {n} (health status of a patient)  :: condizione {f}
condition {n} (state of an object)  :: condizione {f}
condition {v} (to undergo the process of acclimation)  :: influenzare
condition {v} (to subject to different conditions)  :: condizionare
condition {v} (to shape the behaviour of someone to do something)  :: condizionare
conditional {n} /kənˈdɪʃənəl/ (grammar: mode/mood)  :: condizionale {m}
conditional {n} (limitation) SEE: limitation  ::
conditionally {adv} (under specified conditions)  :: condizionalmente
conditional mood {n} (conditional) SEE: conditional  ::
conditional perfect {n} (grammatical tense)  :: condizionale passato {m}
conditional sentence {n} (probation) SEE: probation  ::
conditioner {n} (hair conditioner) SEE: hair conditioner  ::
conditioning {n} /kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ/ (preparation or training)  :: riscaldamento {m}
condolence {n} /kənˈdoʊləns/ (comfort, support or sympathy)  :: conforto {m}
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died)  :: condoglianze
condom {n} /ˈkɑn.dəm/ (flexible sleeve worn on the penis)  :: preservativo {m}, profilattico {m}, condom {m}
condominium {n} /kɒndəˈmɪnɪəm/ (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly)  :: condominio {m}
condominium {n} (the system of ownership by which such condominiums operate)  :: condominio {m}
condor {n} /ˈkɒndɔː(ɹ)/ (California condor)  :: condor {m}
condor {n} (Andean condor)  :: condor {m}
conduct {n} /ˈkɑndʌkt/ (act or method of controlling or directing)  :: conduzione
conduct {n} (manner of guiding or carrying oneself)  :: comportamento {m}, condotta {f}
conduct {v} (lead or guide)  :: condurre
conduct {v} (reflexively: behave)  :: comportarsi
conductible {adj} (able to conduct)  :: conducibile
conductimetry {n} (the measurement of the conductance of a solution, especially during a reaction or titration)  :: conduttometria {f}
conductive {adj} (able to conduct electrical current or heat)  :: conduttivo
conductor {n} /kənˈdʌktɚ/ (person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble)  :: direttore d'orchestra
conductor {n} (person who takes tickets on public transportation)  :: conducente
conductor {n} (something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound)  :: conducente
conduit {n} /ˈkɑnd(j)ʊɪt/ (pipe or channel for conveying water)  :: condotto {m}
conduit {n} (duct or tube into which electrical cables may be pulled)  :: condotto {m}
cone {n} (surface of revolution)  :: cono {m}
cone {n} (solid of revolution)  :: cono {m}
cone {n} (anything shaped like a cone)  :: cono {m}
cone {n} (fruit of conifers)  :: strobilo {m}
cone {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone  ::
confectioner's {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confectioner's cream {n} (cream used by confectioners)  :: crema dit pasticceria {f}
confectioners' sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectioners sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectionery {n} (sweet foodstuffs, collectively)  :: dolciumi {m-p}
confectionery {n} (shop where confectionery is sold) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confederacy {n} /kənˈfɛdəɹəsi/ (an alliance)  :: confederazione {f}
confederal {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a confederation)  :: confederale
confederation {n} (union or alliance of states)  :: confederazione {f}
confer {v} /kənˈfɝ/ (discuss, consult)  :: conferire
conference {n} /ˈkɑːnfəɹəns/ (a meeting of people)  :: conferenza {f}
confess {v} /kənˈfɛs/ (to admit to the truth)  :: confessare
confession {n} /kənˈfɛʃən/ (open admittance)  :: confessione {f}
confession {n} (disclosure of one's sins to a priest)  :: confessione {f}
confetti {n} /kənˈfɛti/ (small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions)  :: coriandoli {m-p}
confidence {n} /ˈkɒnfɪdəns/ (self-assurance)  :: fiducia {f}, autostima, certezza, sicurezza {f}
confidence {n} (quality of trusting)  :: fiducia {f}
confidence {n} (information held in secret)  :: confidenza
confidence interval {n} (a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter)  :: intervallo di confidenza {m}, intervallo di fiducia {m}
confident {adj} /ˈkɑːnfɪdənt/ (being very sure of or positive about something)  :: fiducioso, sicuro
confident {adj} (self-confident) SEE: self-confident  ::
confidential {adj} /ˌkɑːnfɪˈdenʃl/ (meant to be kept secret within a certain circle)  :: confidenziale, riservato
confidentiality {n} (something told in confidence) SEE: secret  ::
confidently {adv} (in a confident manner)  :: familiarmente
configuration {n} (relative disposition)  :: configurazione {f}
configurationism {n} (theory of psychology)  :: configurazionismo {m}
confine {v} (incarcerate) SEE: incarcerate  ::
confine {v} (arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
confine {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
confine {v} (detain) SEE: detain  ::
confined space {n} (enclosed area with limited space and accessibility)  :: spazio confinato {m}
confirm {v} /kənˈfɜːm/ (to confer the confirmation)  :: cresimare
confirm {v} (to assure)  :: confermare
confirm {v}  :: confermare , cresimare
confirmation {n} /kɑnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (indicator)  :: conferma {f}
confirmation {n} (verification)  :: conferma {f}, verifica {f}
confirmation {n} (Christian ceremony or sacrament)  :: cresima {f}
confirmed {adj} /kənˈfɝmd/ (having a settled habit; inveterate or habitual)  :: inveterato, incallito
confirmed {adj} (verified or ratified)  :: confermato
confiscate {v} (take possession of by authority)  :: confiscare
confiscation {n} (the act or process of confiscating an item from public use; expropriation)  :: confisca {f}
conflagration {n} /ˌkɒnfləˈɡɹeɪʃən/ (a large, ferocious, and destructive fire)  :: conflagrazione {f}
conflict {n} /ˈkɑn.flɪkt/ (clash or disagreement)  :: conflitto {m}
conflict {n} (incompatibility)  :: incompatibilità {f}
conflictual {adj} (characterized by conflict)  :: conflittuale
confocal {adj} (Having the same foci)  :: confocale
conformable {adj} (having the same shape)  :: conforme
conformation {n} /kɑnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (the state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure)  :: conformazione {f}
conformism {n} (willingness to conform)  :: conformismo {m}
confront {v} /kʌnˈfɹʌnt/ (to set a thing side by side with; to compare)  :: confrontare
confrontation {n} /ˌkɒnfɹənˈteɪʃən/ (The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face)  :: braccio di ferro, confronto {m}
confrontation {n} (A conflict between armed forces)  :: scontro {m}
confrontation {n}  :: confrontazione, oppozitione
Confucius {prop} /kənˈfju.ʃəs/ (Chinese philosopher)  :: Confucio {m}
confused {adj} /kənˈfjuːzd/ (chaotic, jumbled or muddled)  :: confuso
confused {adj} (making no sense; illogical)  :: confuso
confused {adj} (embarrassed)  :: confuso
confusing {adj} /kənˈfjuːzɪŋ/ (difficult to understand)  :: che confonde, poco chiaro
confusion {n} /kənˈfjuːʒən/ (lack of clarity or order)  :: confusione {f}, disordine {m}
confusion {n} (state of being confused; misunderstanding)  :: disorientamento {m}, sbandamento {m}
congeal {v} /kənˈdʒiːl/ (to change from a liquid to solid state)  :: congelare
congeal {v} (to coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly)  :: coagulare
congener {n} /ˈkɒnd͡ʒɪnə/ (a plant or animal of the same taxonomic genus as another)  :: congenere {m}
congeneric {adj} (of or pertaining to congeners)  :: congenere
congenial {adj} /kənˈd͡ʒiːniəl/ (friendly)  :: simpatico {m}, socievole {m}
congeniality {n} (quality of being congenial)  :: congenialità {f}
congenital {adj} (present since birth)  :: congenito
congenital disorder {n} (birth defect) SEE: birth defect  ::
congenital insensitivity to pain {n} (CIP)  :: insensibilità congenita al dolore {f}
conger eel {n} (large marine eel)  :: grongo {m}
congestion {n} /kənˈd͡ʒɛst.ʃən/  :: congestione {f}
conglomerate {v} /kənˈɡlɑm(ə)ɹət/ (combine together)  :: conglomerare
conglomeration {n} (that which consists of many previously separate parts)  :: conglomerato {m}, conglomerazione {f}
Congo {prop} /ˈkɑŋɡoʊ/ (country with Brazzaville as capital)  :: Congo, Repubblica del Congo, Congo-Brazzaville
Congo {prop} (country with Kinshasa as capital)  :: Congo, Repubblica Democratica del Congo, Congo-Kinshasa
Congo {prop} (river)  :: Congo
Congo-Brazzaville {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congo-Kinshasa {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
congratulation {n} /kənˌɡɹætjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of congratulating)  :: congratulazione {f}
congratulations {interj} /kənˌɡɹæt͡ʃəˈleɪʃ(ə)nz/ (expressing approbation)  :: congratulazioni, complimenti
congregation {n} (religious gathering of people in a place of worship)  :: assemblea
congregation {n} (large gathering of people)  :: congregazione
congress {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
congressman {n} (member of congress)  :: membro del congresso {m}
Coniacian {prop} (a subdivision of the Late (Upper) Cretaceous epoch)  :: Coniaciano
conical {adj} (of or relating to a cone)  :: conico
conical {adj} (cone-shaped)  :: conico
conical flask {n} (Erlenmeyer flask) SEE: Erlenmeyer flask  ::
conicality {n} (the condition of being conical)  :: conicità {f}
conifer {n} (plant)  :: conifera {f}
coniine {n} (poison)  :: coniina {f}
conjectural {adj} (in the nature of a conjecture)  :: congetturale
conjecture {n} /kənˈd͡ʒɛk.t͡ʃɚ/ (unproven statement; guess)  :: congettura
conjecture {v} (to guess)  :: congetturare
conjugate {v} /ˈkɒndʒəɡeɪt/ (to inflect (a verb) for each person)  :: coniugare
conjugation {n} /kɒnd͡ʒəˈɡeɪʃən/ (in some languages, one of several classifications of verbs)  :: coniugazione {f}
conjugation {n} (act of conjugating a verb)  :: coniugazione {f}
conjunction {n} /kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ (grammar: word used to join words or phrases)  :: congiunzione {f}
conjunction {n} (astronomy: alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth)  :: congiunzione {f}
conjunctive {adj} (grammar: subjunctive)  :: congiuntivo {m}
conjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
conjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
conjunctivitis {n} /kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs/ (inflammation)  :: congiuntivite {f}
conjurer {n} (one who conjures)  :: illusionista {m} {f}, prestigiatore {m}
conk {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
conlang {n} (constructed language) SEE: constructed language  ::
conlanger {n} /ˈkɑn.læŋ.ɚ/ (one who creates constructed languages)  :: glossopoeta
connate {adj} (cognate)  :: connato
connate {adj} (inborn)  :: connato
connate {adj} (botany)  :: connato
connate {adj} (geology)  :: connato
connect {v} /kəˈnɛkt/ (to join two or more pieces)  :: connettere, connettersi
connect {v} (to join an electrical or telephone line)  :: connettere, cablare, collegare
connected {adj} /kəˈnɛktɪd/ (graph theory: having a path connecting every pair of vertices)  :: connesso {m}
Connecticut {prop} /kəˈnɛtɪkət/ (a state of the United States of America)  :: Connecticut
connection {n} /kəˈnɛkʃən/ (act of connecting)  :: connessione {f}
connection {n} (transfer in transport)  :: coincidenza {f}
connective tissue {n} (type of tissue)  :: tessuto connettivo {m}
connectivity {n} (mathematics: measure of number of ways that points are connected to each other)  :: connettività {f}
Connemara {prop} /ˌkɑnəˈmɑɹə/ (district of western County Galway)  :: Connemara {m}
connexion {n} (connection) SEE: connection  ::
conning tower {n} (structure of submarine)  :: torre di comando {f}
connoisseur {n} /ˌkɒnəˈsɜɹ/ (specialist whose opinion is valued)  :: intenditore {m}, conoscitore {m}; esperto; connaisseur {m}
connotation {n} /ˌkɑnəˈteɪʃən/ (suggested or implied meaning)  :: connotazione {f}
connotative {adj} (that implies or suggests something else)  :: connotativo
connote {v} /kəˈnoʊt/ (to signify beyond principal meaning)  :: connotare
connote {v} (to imply, to suggest)  :: implicare, connotare
conoid {adj} (conical)  :: conoide
conquer {v} /ˈkɒŋkə/ (defeat in combat)  :: conquistare, sconfiggere, vincere
conqueror {n} (someone who conquers)  :: conquistatore {m}
conquest {n} /ˈkɒŋkwɛst/ (victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy)  :: conquista {f}
Conrad {prop} (given name)  :: Corrado
consanguinity {n} /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪti/ (a blood relationship)  :: consanguinità
conscience {n} /kɒnʃəns/ (moral sense)  :: coscienza {f}
conscientious {adj} /ˌkɑnʃiˈɛnʃəs/ (thorough, careful, or vigilant)  :: coscienzioso, acribia {f}, coscienzioso
conscientiousness {n} (state or characteristic of being conscientious)  :: coscienziosità {f}
conscientious objector {n} (someone refusing to fight in an armed conflict because of religious or moral principles)  :: obiettore di coscienza {m}
conscious {adj} /ˈkɑn.ʃəs/ (alert, awake)  :: cosciente
conscious {adj} (aware)  :: cosciente, conscio {m}, consapevole
conscious {adj} (aware of one's own existence)  :: cosciente
consciously {adv} (in a conscious manner; knowingly, volitionally)  :: coscientemente
consciousness {n} /ˈkɑnʃəsnəs/ (awareness)  :: conoscenza {f}, coscienza {f}
conscript {n} /ˈkɒnskɹɪpt/ (Draftee)  :: coscritto {m}, soldato di leva
conscript {v} (To enrol(l) compulsorily)  :: arruolare
conscription {n} (involuntary labor, especially military service)  :: coscrizione
consecution {n} (sequence) SEE: sequence  ::
consecution {n} (sequel) SEE: sequel  ::
consecutively {adv} (in a consecutive manner)  :: consecutivamente
consensual {adj} /kənˈsɛnʃuəl/ (With consensus)  :: consensuale
consensus {n} (general agreement)  :: consenso {m}
consent {v} /kənˈsɛnt/ (to express willingness)  :: consentire
consent {n} (voluntary agreement)  :: consenso {m}
consequence {n} /ˈkɑnsɪkwɛns/ (that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause)  :: conseguenza
consequently {adv} /ˈkɑːnsɪˌkwɛntli/ (as a result or consequence)  :: di conseguenza
conservation {n} /ˌkɑnsə(ɹ)ˈveɪʃən/ ((biology) gene sequences or structures that are not changed in evolution)  :: conservazione
conservatism {n} (political philosophy that favors maintaining limited government involvement)  :: conservatorismo {m}
conservative {adj} (based on pessimistic assumptions)  :: prudente
conservative {adj} (cautious) SEE: cautious  ::
conservativism {n} (conservatism) SEE: conservatism  ::
conservatoire {n} (school or educational institution that teaches music)  :: conservatorio {m}
conservatory {n} (school of music or drama)  :: conservatorio {m}
conserve {v} /ˈkɒnsɜː(ɹ)v/ (to save)  :: conservare
consider {v} /kənˈsɪdə/ (think about seriously)  :: considerare
considerable {adj} /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl/ (large in amount)  :: considerabile
considerably {adv} (significantly)  :: considerevolmente, notevolmente, sensibilmente
consideration {n} /kənˌsɪdəˈɹeɪʃən/ (process of considering)  :: considerazione {f}
consist {v} /kənˈsɪst/ (to be composed (of))  :: consistere (of: di), comporsi, configurarsi
consist {n} /ˈkɒn.sɪst/ (sequence of railroad carriages or cars that form a unit)  :: composizione {f}, configurazione {f}, formazione {f}
consistency {n} (reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent)  :: coerenza {f}, costanza {f}
consistency {n} (degree of viscosity of something)  :: consistenza {f}
consistently {adv} (in a consistent manner)  :: coerentemente
consistently {adv} (constantly) SEE: constantly  ::
consolation goal {n}  :: gol della bandiera {m}
consonance {n} (music harmony; agreement)  :: consonanza {f}
consonant {n} /ˈkɑn.sə.nənt/ (sound)  :: consonante {f}
consonant {n} (letter)  :: consonante {f}
consonant {adj} (Characterized by harmony or agreement)  :: consonante
consonantism {n} (consonant sounds of a language)  :: consonantismo {m}
consort {n} /ˈkɑnsɔɹt/ (husband, wife, companion or partner)  :: consorte {m} {f}
consortium {n} /kənˈsɔː(ɹ).ʃəm/ (association or combination of businesses)  :: consorzio {m}
conspiracism {n}  :: cospirazionismo {m}, complottismo {m}
conspiracy {n} /kənˈspɪɹəsi/ (act of working in secret to obtain some goal)  :: cospirazione {f}
conspirator {n} /kənˈspɪɹətɚ/ (person who is part of a conspiracy)  :: congiurato {m}, congiurata {f}, cospiratore {m}, cospiratrice {f}, complottardo
conspiratorial {adj} /kənˌspɪɹəˈtɔːɹɪəl/ (pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators)  :: cospirativo, cospiratorio
constable {n} /ˈkɑnstəbəl/ (police officer rank)  :: appuntato (carabinieri) {m}, agente (polizia) {m}
Constance {prop} (female given name)  :: Costanza
constant {adj} /ˈkɑnstənt/ (unchanged through time)  :: costante
constant {adj} (consistently recurring over time)  :: costante
constant {adj} (steady)  :: costante
constant {n} (that which is permanent or invariable)  :: costante {f}
constant {n} (algebra: quantity that remains fixed)  :: costante {f}
constant {n} (science: property that does not change)  :: costante {f}
constant {n} (identifier that is bound to an invariant value)  :: costante {f}
constantan {n} (allow of copper and nickel)  :: costantana {f}
Constantine {prop} /ˈkɒns.tənˌtiːn/ (male given name)  :: Costantino
Constantinian {adj} (pertaining to Constantine)  :: costantiniano
Constantinople {prop} /ˌkɔnstæntɪˈnəʊpl/ (Constantinople)  :: Costantinopoli
constantly {adv} /ˈkɒnstəntli/ (in a constant manner)  :: costantemente
constantly {adv} (recurring regularly)  :: costantemente
constantly {adv} (in an invariable manner)  :: costantemente
constellation {n} /ˌkɑn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (formation of stars perceived as figure)  :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (image associated with a group of stars)  :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (modern astronomy: any of 88 officially recognized regions)  :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (astrology: configuration of planets)  :: costellazione {f}
constellation {n} (wide, seemingly unlimited assortment)  :: costellazione {f}
consternate {v} (cause consternation)  :: costernare
consternation {n} /ˌkɑn.stɚˈne͡ɪ.ʃən/ (amazement or horror; terror, combined with amazement; dismay)  :: costernazione {f}
constipation {n} (state of bowels)  :: stipsi {f}, stitichezza {f}
constituency {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials)  :: circoscrizione {f}
constituency {n} (voters within such a district) SEE: electorate  ::
constituent {adj} (being a part, or component of a whole)  :: costituente
constituent {adj} (authorized to make a constitution)  :: costituente
constituent {n} (part, or component of a whole)  :: elemento {m}, costitutivo {m}
constituent {n} (resident of a place represented by an elected official)  :: elettore {m}
constituent {n} (functional element of a phrase or clause)  :: elemento {m}
constitute {v} /ˈkɑnstɪt(j)uːt/ (to cause to stand; to establish; to enact)  :: costituire, creare, formare
constitute {v} (to make up; to compose; to form)  :: creare, formare, costituire, rappresentare
constitute {v} (to appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower)  :: nominare, deputare, creare
constitution {n} /ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/ (act or process of setting something up, or establishing something; composition, structure, makeup)  :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (formal or informal system of primary principles and laws regulating a government or other institutions)  :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (legal document describing such a formal system)  :: costituzione {f}
constitution {n} (general health of a person)  :: costituzione {f}
constitutionalism {n} (Belief in government under a written constitution.)  :: costituzionalismo
constitutionality {n} ((law) The status of being constitutional)  :: costituzionalità {f}
constitutional law {n} (area of law)  :: diritto costituzionale {m}
constitutional monarchy {n} (monarchy limited by laws and a constitution)  :: monarchia costituzionale {f}
constitutive {adj} (very important ; essential)  :: costitutivo
constrain {v} (to force; to compel; to oblige)  :: costringere
constrain {v} (to keep within close bounds; to confine)  :: limitare
constraint {n} /kənˈstɹeɪnt/ (something that constrains)  :: vincolo {m}, costrizione {f}
constraint {n} (mathematics: condition to a solution)  :: vincolo {m}
construct {n} /ˈkɑn.stɹʌkt/ (segment of DNA created artificially)  :: costruzione
construct {v} (build or form by assembling parts)  :: costruire
constructed language {n} (an artificially created language)  :: lingua artificiale
constructible {adj} (suitable for constructing a building)  :: costruibile
constructible {adj} (capable of being constructed)  :: costruibile
construction {n} /kənˈstɹʌkʃən/ (anything constructed)  :: costruzione {f}
construction worker {n} (employee working at a construction site)  :: edile {m} {f}
constructivism {n} (movement in modern art)  :: costruttivismo
constructor {n} (in object oriented programming: code that creates objects)  :: costruttore {m}
construe {v} (to translate) SEE: translate  ::
consubstantial {adj} /ˌkɒnsəbˈstanʃəl/ (of the same substance)  :: consustanziale, consostanziale
consubstantiality {n} (The quality of being consubstantial)  :: consustanzialità {f}
consubstantiation {n} /kɔn.sʌ̩.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ (an identity or union of substance)  :: consustanziazione {f}
consul {n} /ˈkɑn.səl/ (official who protects the interests of citizens)  :: console {m}
consul {n} (either of the two highest-ranking officials of the Roman republic)  :: console {m}
consulate {n} /ˈkɑnsəlɨt/ (the residency of a consul)  :: consolato {m}
consult {v} /ˈkɑnsʌlt/ (ask advice)  :: consultarsi
consult {v} (transitive, to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of)  :: consultare
consultancy {n} (consulting firm)  :: consulenza {f}
consultant {n} /kənˈsʌltənt/ (person or party that is consulted)  :: consulente {m}
consume {v} /kənˈsuːm/ (to use)  :: consumare
consume {v} (to eat)  :: consumare
consume {v} (to destroy completely)  :: consumare
consumer {n} /kənˈsumɚ/ (person purchasing goods)  :: consumatore {m}, consumatrice {f}
consumer price index {n} (statistical estimate of the level of prices)  :: indice prezzi al consumo
consummate {adj} /ˈkɑnsəmət/ (complete, perfect, absolute)  :: consumato, completo
consummate {adj} (highly skilled and experienced)  :: consumato
consummate {v} (to bring something to completion)  :: complere, completare
consummate {v} (to make a marriage complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse)  :: consumare
consumption {n} /kənˈsʌmp.ʃən/ (the amount consumed)  :: consumo {m}
consumption {n} (wasting-away of the human body through disease)  :: consunzione {f}, deperimento {m}
contact {n} /ˈkɑntækt/ (an act of touching physically)  :: contatto {m}
contact {n} (an establishment of communication)  :: contatto {m}
contact {n} (someone with whom one is in communication)  :: contatto {m}
contact {v} (establish communication with)  :: contattare
contact lens {n} (thin lens placed directly on the eye)  :: lente a contatto {f}
contacts {n} (Plural form of contact) SEE: contact  ::
contagion {n} (transmission of a contagious disease)  :: contagio {m}
contagious {adj} /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ (of a disease, easily transmitted to others)  :: contagioso, infettivo
contagious {adj} (of a fashion, laughter, etc, easily passed on to others)  :: contagioso
contagious {adj} (capable of spreading a disease)  :: contagioso, infettivo
contagiousness {n} (state or condition of being contagious)  :: contagiosità {f}, propagabilità {f}
contain {v} (to contain) SEE: hold  ::
contain {v} /kənˈteɪn/ (To hold inside)  :: contenere
contain {v} (To include as a part)  :: contenere
contain {v} (To limit through restraint)  :: contenere
contain {v}  :: contenere
containable {adj} (able to be contained)  :: circoscrivibile, contenibile
container {n} /kənˈteɪnɚ/ (an item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported)  :: contenitore {m}, recipiente {m}
containerization {n} (the act of containerizing)  :: containerizzazione {f}
containerize {v}  :: containerizzare
contaminate {v} /kənˈtæmɪneɪt/ (To introduce impurities or foreign matter)  :: contaminare
contamination {n} /kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən/ (The act or process of contaminating)  :: contaminazione
contaminative {adj} (that contaminates)  :: contaminante
contemn {v} /kənˈtɛm/ (to treat or regard with contempt)  :: disprezzare, disdegnare
contemplate {v} /ˈkɑn.təm.ˌpleɪt/ (think about something in a concentrated manner)  :: considerare, contemplare
contemporary {adj} (from the same time period)  :: contemporaneo, coetaneo {m}
contemporary {adj} (modern)  :: contemporaneo
contemporary {n} (someone living at the same time)  :: contemporaneo {m}
contempt {n} /kənˈtɛmpt/ (a feeling or attitude)  :: disprezzo {m}
contemptible {adj} /kənˈtɛmptəbəl/ (deserving contempt)  :: disprezzabile, disdicevole
contemptuous {adj} /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs/ (showing contempt)  :: sprezzante, sdegnoso
contemptuously {adv} /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.ə (in a disrespectful or discourteous manner)  :: irrispettosamente, sprezzantemente
content {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛnt/ (that which is contained)  :: contenuto {m}
content {adj} (satisfied)  :: contento
content {v} (satisfy)  :: soddisfare
contented {adj} (satisfied) SEE: satisfied  ::
contentious {adj} /kənˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (marked by controversy)  :: controverso
contentious {adj} (given to struggling)  :: bellicoso, aggressivo, provocatore
contentiously {adv} (In a contentious manner)  :: litigiosamente, polemicamente
contents {n} (table of contents) SEE: table of contents  ::
contest {n} /ˈkɑn.tɛst/ (competition, see also: competition)  :: concorso {m}
contest {n} (combat) SEE: combat  ::
contestable {adj} (that which can be contested)  :: contrastabile, oppugnabile
contested {adj} (controversial) SEE: controversial  ::
context {n} /ˈkɑːntɛkst/ (text in which a word appears)  :: contesto {m}
context {n} (circumstances or settings)  :: contesto {m}
contextual {adj} (depending on context)  :: contestuale
contextualize {v} (place in a context)  :: contestualizzare
contiguity {n} /kɒntɪˈɡjuːɪti/ (state in which objects are physically touching)  :: contiguità {f}
contiguous {adj} /kənˈtɪɡjuəs/ (connected, touching, abutting)  :: contiguo
contiguous {adj} (adjacent, neighboring)  :: contiguo
contiguous {adj} (connecting without a break)  :: contiguo
contiguousness {n} (contiguity) SEE: contiguity  ::
continence {n} (voluntary control of urination and defecation)  :: continenza {f}
continence {n} (moderation or self-restraint, especially in sexual activity; abstinence)  :: moderazione {f}, astinenza {f}, continenza
continent {n} /ˈkɒntɪnənt/ (each of main land-masses on earth's surface)  :: continente {m}
continental {adj} (of or relating to a continent or continents)  :: continentale
continental drift {n} (continental drift)  :: deriva dei continenti {f}
continental quilt {n} (duvet) SEE: duvet  ::
continental shelf {n} (the area of sea around a land mass)  :: piattaforma continentale {f}
contingence {n} (contingency) SEE: contingency  ::
contingency {n} /kənˈtɪndʒənsi/ (quality of being contingent; unpredictability)  :: contingenza
contingency {n} (possibility; something which may or may not happen)  :: contingenza
contingentism {n} /kənˈtɪn.dʒəntˌɪz.əm/ (philosophy of contingency)  :: contingentismo
continuation {n} /kənˌtɪn·juˈeɪ·ʃən/ (act or state of continuing)  :: continuazione
continuative {adj} (pertaining to continuation)  :: continuativo
continue {v} /kənˈtɪnjuː/ (transitive: proceed)  :: continuare
continue {v} (intransitive: resume)  :: continuare
continued {adj} /kənˈtɪnjuːd/ (uninterrupted)  :: continuo
continuity {n} /ˌkɑntɪˈn(j)uːəti/ (notion in mathematics)  :: continuità {f}
continuous {adj} /kənˈtɪnjuəs/ (without break, cessation, or interruption in time)  :: continuo
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in space)  :: continuo
continuous {adj} (in mathematical analysis)  :: continuo
continuum {n} /kənˈtɪnjuəm/ (continuous extent)  :: continuo {m}
continuum {n} (the set of real numbers)  :: continuo {m}
contortionist {n} (acrobat)  :: contorsionista {m} {f}
contour {n} /ˈkɒntʊə(ɹ)/ (outline, boundary or border)  :: contorno {m}, profilo {m}
contraband {n} /ˈkɒn.tɹəˌbænd/ (goods which are prohibited from being traded, smuggled goods)  :: contrabbando {m}
contrabass {n} (double bass) SEE: double bass  ::
contrabassoon {n} (contrabassoon)  :: controfagotto {m}
contraception {n} (use of a device or procedure)  :: contraccezione {f}
contract {n} /ˈkɑntɹækt/ (agreement that is legally binding)  :: contratto {m}
contract {v} /kənˈtɹækt/ (intransitive: draw together; shorten; lessen)  :: contrarre
contract {v} (transitive: enter into a contract with)  :: contrattare
contract {v} (gain or acquire (an illness))  :: contrarre
contractable {adj} (capable of being contracted)  :: contraibile
contractible {adj} (capable of contraction)  :: contrattile, contraibile
contraction {n} /kənˈtɹæk.ʃən/ (reversible reduction in size)  :: contrazione {f}
contraction {n} (linguistics: process whereby one or more sounds of a free morpheme are lost or reduced)  :: accorciamento {m}
contraction {n} (phonetics: loss of sounds from within a word) SEE: syncope  ::
contract killer {n} (person who kills for money) SEE: hitman  ::
contractualized {adj} (bound by a contract)  :: contrattualizzato
contracture {n} (abnormal contraction of a muscle)  :: contrattura {f}
contradict {v} /kɒntɹəˈdɪkt/ (deny the truth of (a statement or statements))  :: contradire
contradict {v} (deny the truth of statements made by (a person))  :: contradire
contradiction {n} /ˌkɑːntɹəˈdɪkʃən/ (act of contradicting)  :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (statement that contradicts itself)  :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (the logical incompatibility of opposing elements)  :: contraddizione {f}
contradiction {n} (proposition that is false for all values of its variables)  :: contraddizione
contradiction in terms {n} (expression in which components contradict one another)  :: contraddizione {f}, ossimoro {m}
contradictorily {adv} (in a contradictory manner)  :: contraddittoriamente
contrafield {n} (contrafield)  :: controcampo {m}
contrail {n} (artificial cloud from jet aircraft)  :: scia di condensazione {f}
contraindication {n} /ˌkɒntɹəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ (factor or symptom)  :: controindicazione
contralto {n} (the lowest female voice)  :: contralto {m}
contraption {n} /kənˈtɹæp.ʃən/ (complicated and precarious machine)  :: aggeggio {m}
contraption {n}  :: aggeggio {m}, congegno {m}, coso {m}, diavoleria {f}
contrariwise {adv} (on the other hand) SEE: on the other hand  ::
contrariwise {adv} (on the contrary) SEE: on the contrary  ::
contrarotating {adj}  :: controrotante
contrarotation {n}  :: controrotazione {f}
contrary {adj} /ˈkɑntɹɛɹi/ (opposed in nature)  :: contrario, opposto
contrary to {prep} (despite) SEE: despite  ::
contrast {n} /ˈkɑnt(ʃ)ɹæst/ (difference between two objects, people or concepts)  :: contrasto
contrasting {adj} (set in opposition)  :: contrastante
contraventional {adj}  :: contravvenzionale
contribute {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹɪ.bjuːt/ (to give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole)  :: contribuire
contribution {n} /ˌkɑntɹɪˈbjuʃən/ (something given or offered that adds to a larger whole)  :: contributo {m}
contribution {n} (the act of contributing)  :: contribuzione
contrive {v} /kənˈtɹaɪv/ (To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot)  :: combinare, programmare, intrigare, complottare, architettare, escogitare, inventare, mettere su
control {v} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹoʊl/ (to exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of)  :: controllare, influenzare, dirigere
control {n} (authority)  :: controllo {m}, comando {m}, autorità {f}
control {n} (in an experiment)  :: di controllo
control {n} (machine)  :: comandi {m-p}
controlateral {adj} (on the other side)  :: controlaterale
control engineering {n}  ::
controllability {n} (quality of being controllable)  :: controllabilità {f}
controllable {adj} (able to be controlled)  :: dominabile, frenabile, raffrenabile
controlled {adj} /kənˈt(ʃ)ɹoʊld/ (resulting from a comparison)  :: controllato
controller {n} /kənˈtɹəʊlə/ (person who controls something)  :: controllore {m}
controller {n} (comptroller)  :: revisore {m}
controller {n} (mechanism that controls or regulates the operation of a machine)  :: controllo {m}
control surface {n} (aeronautics)  :: superficie di controllo {f}, timone {m}, timone di direzione (verticale) {m}, timone di profondità (orizzontale) {m}
control tower {n} (airport control tower)  :: torre di controllo {f}
controversial {adj} /kɑn.tɹə.ˈvɝ.ʃəl/ (arousing controversy)  :: controverso
controversy {n} /ˈkɑntɹəˌvɝsi/ (debate, discussion of opposing opinions)  :: controversia {f}
contumacy {n} /ˈkɒntjʊməsi/ (disobedience, resistance to authority)  :: contumacia, indocilità
contumelious {adj} /ˌkɑn.tʊˈmiː.li.əs/ (rudely contemptuous; showing contumely)  :: sprezzante
contumely {n} /ˈkɒntjuːməli/ (offensive and abusive language or behaviour)  :: contumelia {f}
contusion {n} (wound in which the skin is not broken)  :: contusione {f}
contusive {adj}  :: contusivo
conundrum {n} /kəˈnʌn.dɹəm/ (difficult question or riddle)  :: rompicapo, enigma {m}
conundrum {n} (difficult choice or decision)  :: dilemma {m}, enigma {m}
conurbation {n} /ˌkɑnɚˈbeɪʃən/ (an extended collection of urban communities; urban sprawl)  :: conurbazione {f}
conure {n} (any of many New World parakeets of the genus Conurus)  :: conuro {m}
convallamarin {n}  :: convallamarina {f}
convallarin {n}  :: convallarina {f}
convection {n} /kənˈvɛkʃən/ (process of conveying something)  :: convezione {f}
convection {n} (transmission of heat by the circulation of currents)  :: convezione {f}
convection {n} (vertical movement of heat and moisture)  :: convezione {f}
convenience {v} /kənˈviːnɪəns/ (quality of being suitable, useful or convenient)  :: conveniente
convenience {v} (anything that makes for an easier life)  :: comodità
convenience {v} (convenient time)  :: a tempo debito
convenience {v} (public toilet)  :: bagno pubblico
convenient {adj} /kənˈviːnɪənt/ (of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient)  :: conveniente, comodo
convent {n} /kɒn.vɛnt/ (religious community of especially nuns)  :: convento {m}
convention {n} /kənˈvɛn.ʃən/ (meeting or a gathering)  :: convenzione
conventional {adj} /kənˈvɛnʃənl/ (ordinary, commonplace)  :: convenzionale
conventionalism {n} (Adherence to social conventions)  :: convenzionalismo {m}
convergence {n} (the act of converging)  :: convergenza {f}
convergence {n} (the process of approaching some limiting value)  :: convergenza {f}
conversation {n} /ˌkɑnvɚˈseɪʃən/ (talking)  :: conversazione {f}, dialogo {m}, discorso {m}
converse {v} /kənˈvɝs/ (to engage in conversation)  :: conversare
conversion {n} /kənˈvɝʒən/ (the act of having converted something or someone)  :: conversione {f}
conversion {n} (The result of a chemical reaction wherein the molecule changes form)  :: conversione {f}
conversion {n} ((rugby) A free kick)  :: conversione {f}
convert {v} /ˈkɒn.vɜːt/ (transform (something) into another form, substance, state, or product)  :: convertire
convert {v} (change (something) from one use, function, or purpose to another)  :: convertire
convert {v} (exchange for (something) of equal value)  :: convertire
convert {v} (express (a quantity) in alternative units)  :: convertire
convertible mark {n} (currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: marco convertibile {m}
convex {adj} /ˈkɑnvɛks/ (curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle)  :: convesso
convex hull {n} (convex set of points)  :: inviluppo convesso {m}, involucro convesso {m}
convexity {n} (state of being convex)  :: convessità {f}
convey {v} /kənˈveɪ/ (to carry)  :: trasportare
convey {v} (to communicate)  :: comunicare, esprimere
convey {v} (to transfer legal rights)  :: trasferire
conveyor belt {n} (continuous band moved to transport objects)  :: nastro trasportatore {m}
convict {v} /ˈkɑnvɪkt/ (to find guilty)  :: condannare
convict {n} (person convicted of a crime)  :: condannato {m}, carcerato {m}
convict {n} (person deported to a penal colony)  :: deportato
conviction {n} /kənˈvɪkʃən/ (firmly held belief)  :: convinzione {f}
conviction {n} (judgement of guilt)  :: condanna {f}
convince {v} /kənˈvɪns/ (to make someone believe, or feel sure about something)  :: convincere
convincing {adj} /kənˈvɪnsɪŋ/ (effective as proof or evidence)  :: concludente {m} {f}
convolvulus {n} (plants of the genus Convolvulus)  :: convolvolo {m}
convoy {n} /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/ (merchant ships sailing in company under the protection of naval vessels)  :: convoglio {m}
convoy {n} (group of vehicles traveling together for safety, especially one with an escort)  :: convoglio {m}
coo {n} /kuː/ (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon)  :: cuccu {m}
coo {v} (to make a soft murmuring sound)  :: grugare, tubare, tortoreggiare
cook {n} /kʊk/ (a person who prepares food for a living)  :: cuoco {m}, cuoca {f}
cook {v} (to prepare (food) for eating)  :: cuocere
cook {v} (to prepare food)  :: cucinare
cook {v} (to become ready for eating)  :: cuocere
cookbook {n} /ˈkʊkˌbʊk/ (book of cooking recipes)  :: ricettario {m}
cooked {adj} /kʊkt/ (of food, that has been prepared by cooking)  :: cucinato, cotto
cooker hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood  ::
cookery {n} /ˈkʊkəɹi/ (art and practice of preparing food for consumption)  :: cucina {f}
cookie {n} (bun) SEE: bun  ::
cookie {n} /ˈkʊki/ (small, flat baked good, see also: biscuit)  :: biscotto {m}
cookie {n} (HTTP cookie) SEE: HTTP cookie  ::
cookie jar {n} (a vessel for storing food)  :: biscottiera {f}
cooking {n} /ˈkʊ.kɪŋ/ (the process of preparing food by using heat)  :: cucina
cooking pot {n} (any cooking vessel)  :: paiolo {m}, tegame {m}, pentola {f}, cuccuma {f}, marmitta {f}
Cook Islands {prop} /ˈkʊk ˈai.ləndz/ (self-governing country in Oceania)  :: Isole Cook {f-p}
cool {adj} /kuːl/ (having a slightly low temperature)  :: fresco, freddo
cool {adj} (allowing or suggesting heat relief)  :: termico, fresco, leggero
cool {adj} (not showing emotion, calm)  :: tranquillo, calmo, imperturbabile, freddo
cool {adj} (unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical)  :: distaccato, indifferente, scettico
cool {adj} (colloquial: of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave in any situation)  :: figo, disinvolto, sicuro di se, in gamba
cool {adj} (colloquial: being considered as "popular" by others)  :: ganzo
cool {adj} (colloquial: in fashion)  :: figo
cool {adj} (colloquial: all right, acceptable)  :: a posto, accettabile
cool {adj} (colloquial: not upset)  :: tranquillo, calmo, imperturbabile
coolant {n} (a fluid)  :: refrigerante {m}
cooling {n} /ˈkuːlɪŋ/ (decrease in temperature)  :: raffreddamento {m}
cooling {n} (refrigeration)  :: raffreddamento {m}
cooling glasses {n} (sunglasses) SEE: sunglasses  ::
cooling tower {n} (tower-shaped building in which warm water is cooled by evaporation)  :: torre di raffreddamento {f}
coop {n} /kuːp/ (enclosure for birds)  :: stia {f}, pollaio {m}
cooper {n} /ˈkuːpə(ɹ)/ (craftsman)  :: bottaio {m}
cooperate {v} /koʊˈɒpəɹeɪt/ (to work together)  :: cooperare
cooperation {n} /kowɑpəˈɹejʃən/ (act of cooperating or being cooperative)  :: cooperazione {f}
cooperative {adj} (ready to work with another)  :: cooperativo
cooperative {n} (type of company)  :: cooperativa {f}
co-opt {v} (To elect as a fellow member of a group, such as a committee.)  :: cooptare
coorbital {adj} (sharing an orbit)  :: coorbitale, co-orbitale
coordinate {n} /koʊˈɔɹdənɪt/ ((mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure․)  :: coordinata {f}
coordinate {n} (coordinated clothes)  :: coordinati {m-p}
coordinate {v} (to synchronize)  :: coordinare
coordination {n} /koʊˌɔɹdɪˈneɪʃən/ (the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect)  :: coordinazione {f}
coordination {n} (The reaction of one or more ligands with a metal ion to form a coordination compound)  :: coordinazione
coordinator {n} (One who coordinates)  :: coordinatore {m}, coordinatrice {f}
coot {n} /kuːt/ (bird)  :: folaga {f}
cootie {n} (louse) SEE: louse  ::
coowner {n} (someone who owns something together with one or more other people)  :: comproprietario {m}, comproprietaria {f}, contitolare {m} {f}
cooze {n} (vagina) SEE: vagina  ::
cop {v} /kɑp/ (to capture, to take (informal))  :: afferrare, prendere, catturare
cop {n} (police officer)  :: piedipiatti, poliziotto {m}, secondino {m}, sbirro {m} [offensive]
cop a feel {v} (to stealthily fondle someone)  :: palpeggiare
copaiba {n} (oleoresin)  :: copaive {f}
co-parent-in-law {n}  :: consuoceri
Copenhagen {prop} /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/ (capital of Denmark)  :: Copenaghen {f}
copernicium {n} /koʊpəɹˈnɪsi.əm/ (chemical element)  :: copernicio
Copernicus {prop} (surname)  :: Copernico {m}
copilot {n} (relief or assistant pilot of an aircraft)  :: copilota {f}
coping {n} (The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water)  :: capezzata {f}, cimasa {f}, copertina {f}
copious {adj} /ˈkoʊpi.əs/  :: copioso
coplanar {adj} /kəʊˈpleɪnə(ɹ)/ (geometry)  :: complanare
cop-out {n} (avoidance or inadequate performance of a task or duty)  :: furbata {f}
cop-out {n} (an excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty)  :: pretesto {m}, scusa {f}
cop-out {n} (a person who cops out)  :: scansafatiche {m}, lavativo {m}, fannullone {m}, irresponsabile {m}
copper {n} /ˈkɑ.pɚ/ (chemical element)  :: rame {m}
copper {n} (slang: a policeman)  :: agente di polizia {m}, poliziotto
coppern {adj} (made of copper) SEE: copper  ::
coppersmith {n} (a person who forges things out of copper)  :: fabbro di rame
coppice {n} /ˈkɒpɪs/ (grove of small growth)  :: bosco ceduo {m}
copra {n} (dried kernel of coconut)  :: copra {f}
copresence {n} (situation of being copresent)  :: compresenza {f}
copresent {adj} (present along with others)  :: compresente
coproducer {n} (coproducer)  :: coproduttore {m}
copropraxia {n}  :: coproprassia {f}
copse {n} /kɒps/ (thicket of small trees or shrubs)  :: bosco ceduo {m}, macchia {f}, fratta {f}, boschetto {m}
Copt {n} (member of the Coptic Church)  :: copto {m}
Coptic {adj} /ˈkɑptɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language)  :: copto (all senses)
copula {n} /ˈkɑpjələ/ (grammar: linking kind of word)  :: copula {f}
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) SEE: bed  ::
copulate {v} (copulate) SEE: cover  ::
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something) SEE: mount  ::
copulate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: make love  ::
copulate {v} (take part in a sexual act) SEE: have sex  ::
copulation {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
copy {n} /ˈkɒpi/ (result of copying; an identical duplication)  :: copia {f}
copy {n} (imitation of inferior quality)  :: copia {f}, replica {f}
copy {n} (marketing: output of copywriter)  :: copia {f}
copy {n} (printed edition of a book or magazine)  :: copia {f}
copy {n} (result of gene or chromosomal duplication)  :: copia
copy {v} (produce something identical)  :: copiare
copy {v} (imitate)  :: imitare
copy {v} (radio term)  :: ricevere
copyable {adj} (able to be copied)  :: copiabile
copy and paste {v} (to copy and paste)  :: copiaincollare
copybook {n} (student's exercise book) SEE: exercise book  ::
copy-paste {v} (copy and paste) SEE: copy and paste  ::
copywriter {n} /ˈkɑːpiˌɹaɪɾɚ/ (person who writes advertising copy)  :: redattore {m}
coquettish {adj} (as a young, flirting girl; flirtatious)  :: civettuolo
coral {n} /ˈkɔɹəl/ (substance)  :: corallo {m}
coral {adj} (made of coral)  :: corallino {m}, corallina {f}
coraller {n}  :: corallaro {m}
coral reef {n} (mound or hummock of coral)  :: barriera corallina
cor anglais {n} /ˌkɔːɹ ˈɒŋɡleɪ/ (woodwind instrument)  :: corno inglese {m}
Cor Caroli {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Canes Venatici)  :: il Cuor di Carlo
Cordelier {n} (Franciscan) SEE: Franciscan  ::
cordeliere {n}  :: cordelliera {f}
cordial {adj} /ˈkɔɹ.dɪ.əl/ (radiating warmth and friendliness)  :: cordiale
cordial {n} (liqueur)  :: cordiale {m}
cordierite {n} (a cyclosilicate)  :: cordierite {f}
core {n} /kɔɹ/ (central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds)  :: nocciolo {m}
core {n} (heart of a thing)  :: nocciolo {m}
core {n} (center or inner part)  :: anima {f}
core {n} (most important part of a thing)  :: essenza {m}
core {n} (automotive: deposit of a rebuilt part)  :: caparra {f}
core {n}  :: nucleo
co-religionary {n} (a fellow follower of one's religion) SEE: co-religionist  ::
co-religionist {n} /kəʊɹɪˈlɪdʒənɪst/ (a fellow follower of one's religion)  :: correligionario {m}
Corfiot {n} (male Corfiot)  :: corfioto {m}
Corfiot {adj} (relating to Corfu)  :: corfioto
Corfu {prop} /ˈkɔɹ.fju/ (island)  :: Corfù {m}
Corfu {prop} (city)  :: Corfù {m}
corgi {n} /ˈkɔːɡi/ (breed of dog)  :: corgi {m}
coriaceous {adj} (leathery)  :: coriaceo
coriander {n} /ˌkɒɹiˈændə/ (Coriandrum sativum plant)  :: coriandolo {m}
Corinth {prop} /ˈkɒɹ.ɪnθ/ (city in Greece)  :: Corinto {f}
Corinthians {prop} (the name of the book of Acts in the Bible)  :: Corinzi
cork {n} /kɔɹk/ (bark of the cork oak)  :: sughero {m}
cork {n} (bottle stopper)  :: turacciolo {m}
cork {n} (cork oak) SEE: cork oak  ::
cork oak {n} (a type of evergreen oak tree, Quercus suber)  :: sughero {f}
corkscrew {n} /ˈkɔɹk.skɹu/ (implement for opening bottles sealed by a cork)  :: cavatappi {m}
corm {n} (underground stem of a plant)  :: cormo {m}
cormorant {n} /ˈkɔɹməɹənt/ (seabird)  :: cormorano {m}
corn {n} (maize) SEE: maize  ::
corn {n} /kɔɹn/ (the fruits of a cereal crop)  :: grano {m}
corn {n} (type of callus)  :: callo {m}, durone {m}
corncob {n} /ˈkɔɹnkɑb]/ (core of an ear of corn)  :: pannocchia, tutolo {m}
corncockle {n} (plant of the genus Agrostemma)  :: agrostemma {m}
corn dog {n} (hot dog coated in cornbread batter and deep-fried)  :: corn dog {m}
cornea {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ)ni.ə/ (layer forming the front of the eye)  :: cornea {f}
cornel {n} (tree)  :: corniolo {m}
cornel {n} (fruit)  :: corniola {f}
Cornelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Cornelia {f}
corner {n} (point where two converging lines meet) SEE: angle  ::
corner {n} /ˈkɔːnɚ/ (space in the angle between converging lines or walls)  :: angolo {m}
corner {n} (projection into space of an angular solid)  :: sporgenza {f}, angolo sporgente, pietra d'angolo
corner {n} (intersection of two streets)  :: angolo {m}
corner {n} (football: corner kick) SEE: corner kick  ::
corner kick {n} (in soccer)  :: calcio d'angolo
cornet {n} /kɔɹˈnɛt/ (musical instrument)  :: cornetta {f}
cornet {n}  :: cono di cialda {m}
cornetist {n}  :: cornettista {m} {f}
cornett {n} /ˈkɔːnɪt/ (wind instrument)  :: cornetto {m}
cornetto {n} (cornett) SEE: cornett  ::
corn flakes {n} (breakfast cereal)  :: fiocchi di mais {m-p}
cornflower {n} /ˈkɔɹnˌflaʊɚ/ (Centaurea cyanus)  :: fiordaliso {m}
cornice {n} (horizontal architectural element)  :: cornice, cornicione {m}
corniche {n} /kɔːɹˈniːʃ/  :: lungomare
cornigerous {adj} (horned) SEE: horned  ::
Cornish {prop} /ˈkɔːɹnɪʃ/ (A Celtic language)  :: cornovagliese
corn on the cob {n} (cooked ears of corn)  :: pannocchia bollita {f}
corn poppy {n} (Papaver rhoeas)  :: rosolaccio
cornrow {n} (braided hair close to the scalp)  :: rasta
corn salad {n} (a plant)  :: valerianella {f}, dolcetta {f}
Cornwall {prop} /ˈkɔːnwɔːl/ (county of England)  :: Cornovaglia {f}
corny {adj} /ˈkɔɹni/ (excessively sentimental)  :: sdolcinato
corolla {n} (whorl of a flower)  :: corolla {f}
corollary {n} /ˈkɔɹəˌlɛɹi/ (proposition which follows easily)  :: corollario {m}
corolline {adj} (of or pertaining to a corolla)  :: corollino
corona {n} (crown)  :: corona {f}
corona {n} (of a star)  :: corona {f}
corona {n} (botany)  :: corona {f}
coronal {n} /ˈkɔɹənəl/ (consonant produced with tip or blade of tongue)  :: coronale {m}
coronal {adj} (produced with tip or blade of tongue)  :: coronale
coronal mass ejection {n} (coronal mass ejection)  :: espulsione di massa coronale {f}
coronary artery {n} (artery)  :: arteria coronaria {f}
coronary heart disease {n} (disease of the heart)  :: coronaropatia {f}
coronation {n} /ˈkɒɹəneɪʃən/ (the act or solemnity of crowning)  :: incoronazione {f}, coronazione {f}
coronene {n}  :: coronene {m}
corotational {adj} (that rotates in conjunction wit another body)  :: corotazionale
corporal {n} /ˈkɔɹ.pɝ.əl/ (military rank)  :: caporale {m}
corporal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily  ::
corporation {n} /ˌkɔɹpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (company)  :: società {f}, corporazione {f}
corporeal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily  ::
corpse {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ)ps/ (dead body)  :: cadavere {m}, corpo {m}
corpulence {n} (state or characteristic of being corpulent)  :: corpulenza {f}
corpus {n} (body) SEE: body  ::
corpus {n} /ˈkɔːpəs/ (linguistics: collection of writings)  :: corpus {m}
corpus callosum {n} (Band of nerves connecting hemispheres)  :: corpo calloso {m}
Corpus Christi {prop} (festival in honour of the Eucharist)  :: Corpus Domini {m}
corpuscle {n} /ˈkɔːˌpʌsəl/ (A minute particle)  :: corpuzzo {m}, corpuscolo {m}
corpuscular {adj} (of or pertaining to, or composed of corpuscles)  :: corpuscolare
corpus delicti {n} (the evidence)  :: corpo del reato {m}
corpus luteum {n} (yellow mass of cells that forms from an ovarian follicle)  :: corpo luteo {m}
corral {n} /kəˈɹɑːl/ (enclosure for livestock)  :: recinto {m}
corral {v} (capture or round up)  :: riunire
correct {adj} /kəˈɹɛkt/ (free from error)  :: corretto {m}
correct {adj} (with good manners)  :: corretto
correct {v} (To make something that was not valid become right)  :: correggere
correction {n} /kəˈɹɛkʃən/ (act of correcting)  :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (substitution for an error or mistake)  :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (punishment)  :: correzione {f}
correction {n} (amount or quantity added or subtracted so as to correct)  :: correzione {f}
correction fluid {n} (fluid for masking textual errors)  :: bianchetto {m}
correctly {adv} (in a correct manner)  :: correttamente
correlate {v} /ˈkɔɹəleɪt/ (To be related by a correlation)  :: correlare
correlation {n} /kɔɹəˈleɪʃən/ (measure of relationship)  :: correlazione {f}
correspond {v} (To be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc)  :: corrispondere
correspond {v} (To exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time)  :: corrispondere
correspond {v} (to correspond) SEE: respond  ::
correspondence {n} /ˌkɒɹɪˈspɒndəns/ (reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially by letters)  :: corrispondenza
correspondence {n} (newspaper or news stories generally)  :: corrispondenza
correspondent {adj} (corresponding) SEE: corresponding  ::
corresponding {adj} (that have a similar relationship)  :: corrispondente
corrida {n} (bullfight) SEE: bullfight  ::
corridor {n} /ˈkɒɹɪˌdɔː(ɹ)/ (narrow hall or passage)  :: corridoio {m}
corridor {n} (airspace)  :: corridoio aereo {m}
corrie {n} /kɒɹi/ (geographical feature of glaciation)  :: circo {m}
corrigendum {n} (list of errors in a printed work) SEE: errata  ::
corrigendum {n} /ˌkɔɹ.ɨˈdʒɛn.dəm/ (error that is to be corrected in a printed work)  :: refuso {m}
corrivation {n} (concentration of waters)  :: corrivazione {f}
corrode {v} /kəˈɹoʊd/ (to eat away)  :: corrodere
corrosion {n} /kəˈɹoʊʒən/  :: corrosione {f}
corrugated {adj} (marked with parallel folds, ridges or furrows)  :: ondulato
corrugated {adj}  :: corrugato
corrugator supercilii {n} (muscle)  :: corrugatore del sopracciglio {m}, muscolo corrugatore del sopracciglio
corrupt {adj} /kəˈɹʌpt/ (in a depraved state)  :: corrotto {m}
corrupt {v} (to change from good to bad)  :: corrompere
corruptible {adj}  :: corruttibile, corrompibile
corruption {n} /kəˈɹʌpʃən/ (bribing)  :: corruzione {f}
corsac fox {n} (Vulpes corsac)  :: volpe corsac
corsair {n} /ˈkɔːsɛː/ (privateersman or pirate)  :: corsaro {m}, pirata {m}, filibustiere {m}, bucaniere {m}
corselet {n} (thorax) SEE: thorax  ::
corseque {n} (pole weapon)  :: corsesca {m}
corset {n} /ˈkɔː(ɹ).sɪt/ (woman's garment)  :: corsetto {m}
Corsica {prop} /ˈkɔɹsɪkə/ (island in the Mediterranean)  :: Corsica {f}
Corsican {adj} /ˈkɔːɹsɪkən/ (of, from, or pertaining to Corsica)  :: corso
Corsican {n} (person from Corsica or of Corsican descent)  :: corso {m}, corsa {f}
Corsican {prop} (language)  :: corso {m}
corticonuclear {adj} (Of or pertaining to the cerebral cortex and the motor nuclei)  :: corticonucleare
corticosteroid {n} (corticosteroid)  :: corticosteroide {m}
corticotropic {adj} (that stimulates the adrenal cortex)  :: corticotropo
cortisol {n} (the steroid hormone hydrocortisone)  :: cortisolo {m}
cortisone {n} (corticosteroid hormone)  :: cortisone {m}
corundum {n} /kəˈɹʌn.dəm/ (mineral)  :: corindone {m}
corvette {n} (modern warship)  :: corvetta {f}
corymb {n} /ˈkɒɹɪmb/ (cluster of flowers)  :: corimbo {m}
coryza {n} /kəˈɹɑɪ̯.zə/ (inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity)  :: coriza {f}
cos {conj} (because) SEE: because  ::
Cosenza {prop} (province)  :: Cosenza {f}
Cosenza {prop} (town)  :: Cosenza {f}
cosign {v} /ˈkoʊ.saɪn/ (to sign a document jointly with another person)  :: cofirmare
cosignatory {adj} (signed jointly)  :: cofirmatario
cosignatory {n} (any of several people who sign a document together)  :: cofirmatario {m}
cosigner {n} (cosignatory) SEE: cosignatory  ::
cosine {n} /ˈkoʊ.saɪn/ (trigonometric function)  :: coseno {m}
co-sister-in-law {n}  :: concognata
Cosmas {prop} /ˈkɔzmɑːs/ (given name)  :: Cosimo
Cosmatesque {adj}  :: cosmatesco
cosmetologist {n} (beautician)  :: cosmetologo, cosmetista, estetista, visagista
cosmic {adj} (of or from or pertaining to the cosmos or universe)  :: cosmico
Cosmo {prop} (male given name)  :: Cosimo, Cosmo
cosmodrome {n} (a site for launching spacecraft)  :: cosmodromo {m}
cosmogony {n} /kɒzˈmɒɡəni/ (the study of the origin of the universe)  :: cosmogonia {f}
cosmographic {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmography)  :: cosmografico
cosmological {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmology, or to the overall structure of the universe)  :: cosmologico
cosmology {n} (study of the physical universe)  :: cosmologia {f}
cosmonaut {n} (an astronaut, especially a Russian or Soviet one, see also: astronaut)  :: cosmonauta
cosmopolitan {adj} /kɒz.mə(ʊ)ˈpɒl.ɪ.tən/ (at ease in any part of the world)  :: cosmopolita
cosmos {n} /ˈkɑz.moʊs/ (the universe)  :: cosmo {m}
cosmotron {n} (proton synchrotron)  :: cosmotrone {m}
cosplay {n} /ˈkɑspleɪ/ (subculture centered on dressing as characters)  :: cosplay {m} {m-p}
cosplay {v} (to costume oneself as a character)  :: fare un cosplay
Cossack {n} /ˈkɔˈsæk/ (member of a population)  :: cosacco {m}
cosset {v} /ˈkɒsɪt/ (to treat like a pet)  :: coccolare
cost {n} /ˈkɔst/ (amount of money, time, etc.)  :: costo {m}, spesa {f}
cost {v} (to incur a charge, a price)  :: costare
costa {n} (rib) SEE: rib  ::
cost a pretty penny {v} (to be expensive)  :: costare una fortuna
Costa Rica {prop} /ˌkoʊ.stə ˈɹi.kə/ (country)  :: Costa Rica
costly {adj} (expensive)  :: costoso, caro
costume {n} /ˈkɑs.t(j)uːm/ (dress of a particular country, period or people)  :: costume {m}
cosubstrate {n} (coenzyme)  :: cosubstrato {m}
cosy {adj} /ˈkoʊzi/ (affording comfort and warmth)  :: accogliente
cot {n} /kɑt/ (portable or temporary bed)  :: branda, lettino da campo
cot {n} (bed for children)  :: greppia {f}, presepe {m}
cot {n} (homestead)  :: casolare, capanna {f}, casupola {f}
cot {n} (finger cover to prevent static discharge)  :: ditale {m}
cot {n} (folding bed) SEE: camp bed  ::
coterie {n} (exclusive group) SEE: clique  ::
cotidal {adj} (relating to locations where tides occur at the same time of the day)  :: cotidale
cottage {n} /ˈkɑtɪdʒ/ (A small house; a cot; a hut)  :: casolare, rustico {m}
cottage cheese {n} (cheese curd product)  :: fiocchi di latte {m-p}
cotton {n} /ˈkɑt.n̩/ (plant)  :: cotone {m}
cotton {n} (fiber)  :: cotone {m}
cotton {n} (fabric)  :: (di) cotone {m}
cotton {adj} (made of cotton)  :: di cotone
cotton candy {n} (cotton candy) SEE: candy floss  ::
cotton swab {n} (a small wad of cotton wrapped around the end of a small rod)  :: cotton fioc {m}, bastoncino cotonato {m}, nettaorecchi {m}, pulisciorecchi {m}
cotton wool {n} (raw fibers of cotton)  :: cotone {m}, bambagia
cotton wool {n} (absorbent cotton)  :: ovatta {f}, cotone idrofilo {m}, bambagia
cotyledon {n} /kɒtɪˈliːdn̩/ (leaf of the embryo of a seed-bearing plant)  :: cotiledone {m}
couch {n} /kaʊtʃ/ (furniture for seating of more than one person)  :: canapè {m}, divano {m}, sofà {m}
couch {v} (lie down (on a couch))  :: [su un divano or su un sofa] sdraiarsi
cougar {n} /ˈkuɡɚ/ (Puma concolor)  :: puma {m}
cough {v} /kɔf/ (push air from the lungs)  :: tossire
cough {v} (make a noise like a cough)  :: tossire
cough {n} (expulsion of air from the lungs)  :: tosse {f}, colpo di tosse {m}
cough {n} (condition that causes one to cough)  :: tosse {f}
could I see the menu, please {phrase} (said to ask for a menu)  :: posso vedere il menu, per favore?
coulomb {n} /ˈkuː.lɒm/ (unit of electrical charge)  :: coulomb
coumarin {n} /ˈkuːməɹɪn/ (aromatic compound)  :: cumarina {f}
council {n} /ˈkaʊn.səl/ (committee that leads or governs)  :: consiglio {m}
Council of Europe {prop} (an international organisation, see also: CoE)  :: Consiglio d'Europa
counsel {n} /ˈkaʊn.səl/ (advice)  :: consiglio {m}
counsel {n} (lawyer)  :: avvocato {m}
count {v} /kaʊnt/ (to enumerate or determine number)  :: contare
count {v} (to be of significance; to matter)  :: contare
count {n} (the act of counting)  :: conto {m}, conteggio {m}, calcolo {m}
count {n} (the result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set)  :: totale {m}, numero
count {n} (ruler of a county (m))  :: conte
countable {adj} /ˈkaʊntəbəl/ (capable of being counted, having a quantity)  :: enumerabile
countable {adj} (math: having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers)  :: finito o numerabile , [uncommon anglicism] contabile
countable {adj} (grammar: freely used with numbers and the definite article)  :: numerabile
countable set {n} (set that is countable)  :: insieme numerabile {m}
countdown {n} /ˈkaʊntˌdaʊn/ (a count backward to the time of some event)  :: conto alla rovescia {m}
Count Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire)  :: Conte Dracula {m}
countenance {n} /ˈkaʊn.tɪ.nəns/ (face)  :: sembianza {f}, apparenza {f}, espressione {f}
counter- {prefix} (in opposition to)  :: contro-
counter {n} /ˈkaʊntɚ/ (object used in counting)  :: contatore
counter {n} (table or board on which business is transacted)  :: bancone
counter {n} (computing: variable etc. for keeping count)  :: contatore {m}
counter {adv} (contrary, in opposition; in an opposite direction)  :: contro
counter {v} (to contradict, oppose)  :: contraddire
counter {v} (to take action in response to)  :: contrastare
counter-attack {n} (an attack made in response to an attack by the opponents)  :: contrattacco
counter-attack {v} (attack in response to an attack by opponents)  :: contrattaccare
counterclaim {n} (a suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary to the original complaint)  :: controreclamo {m}, controrichiesta {f}
counterclockwise {adj} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise  ::
countercurrent {n} (Current that flows against the prevailing one)  :: corrente contraria {f}, controcorrente {f}
counterelectromotive {adj} (describing the force of the voltage in an inductive circuit)  :: controelettromotrice
counter-ermine {n}  :: contrarmellino {m}
counterespionage {n} (activities to prevent spying)  :: controspionaggio {m}
counterexample {n} (instance of the falsity)  :: controesempio {m}
counterfacade {n}  :: controfacciata {f}
counterfactual {adj} /ˌkaʊntɚˈfæktʃuəl/ (contrary to the facts)  :: controfattuale
counterfeit {adj} /ˈkaʊn.tɚˌfɪt/ (intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine)  :: contraffazione, falso
counterfeit {adj} (unauthentic)  :: contraffazione, falso
counterfeit {n} (fake)  :: contraffazione {f}, falso {m}, imitazione {f}
counterfeit {v} (To produce something that appears to be official or valid)  :: contraffare, falsificare
counterfeit {n} (counterfeiter) SEE: counterfeiter  ::
counterfeiter {n} (a person who counterfeits)  :: contraffattore {m}, falsario {m}
counterflory {adj}  :: contrafiordalisato, contrafiorito
counterfoil {n} (the part of a cheque that is retained in the chequebook as a record)  :: matrice {f}
counterintelligence {n} (counterintelligence) SEE: counterespionage  ::
counterinterpretation {n}  :: controinterpretazione {f}
countermand {n} /kaʊntəˈmɑːnd/ (an order to the contrary of a previous one)  :: contrordine {m}
countermarch {n} (a march back along the same route)  :: contromarcia {f}
countermarch {v} (to march back along the same route)  :: contromarciare
counter-offensive {n} (attack made in response to a previous offensive)  :: controffensiva {f}
counterpane {n} (topmost covering of a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
counterpoint {n} ((music) a melody added to an existing one)  :: contrappunto {m}
counterpower {n}  :: contropotere {m}
counter-rampant {adj}  :: controrampante
Counter-Reformation {prop} (period of Roman Catholic revival that aimed to combat the Reformation)  :: controriforma {f}
countersign {v} (add a second signature)  :: controfirmare
countersubject {n} (countersubject)  :: controsoggetto {m}
countertendency {n} (contrary tendency)  :: controtendenza {f}
countertenor {n} (adult male singer)  :: contraltista {m}
countertenor {n}  :: controtenore
counter-terrorism {n} (measures intended to combat or reduce terrorist activities)  :: antiterrorismo {m}
countess {n} /ˈkaʊntɨs/ (wife of a count or earl)  :: contessa {f}
counting glass {n} (magnifying glass used to count the density of threads)  :: contafili {m}
countless {adj} (too many to count, innumerable)  :: innumerevole, incalcolabile, innumerabile
count on {v} (rely upon, trust, or expect)  :: contare (su)
country {n} /ˈkʌntɹi/ (region of land)  :: paese {m}, landa {f}
country {n} (nation state)  :: paese {m}, nazione {f}, patria {f}
country {n} (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city)  :: campo {f}, campagna {f}
country {adj} (of, from or pertaining to the countryside (adjective))  :: di campagna, rurale
country bumpkin {n} (unsophisticated person from a rural area)  :: buzzurro {m}
countryman {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: connazionale {m} {f}
country music {n} (style of music)  :: liscio {m}, musica da ballo
countryside {n} /ˈkʌn.tɹiˌsaɪd/ (a rural landscape)  :: campagna {f}
countryside {n} (a rural area, or the rural part of a larger area)  :: campagna {f}
county {n} /ˈkaʊnti/ (land ruled by a count or countess)  :: contea {f}, contado {m}
county {n} (administrative region of various countries)  :: contea {f}
coup {n} (coup d'état) SEE: coup d'état  ::
coup de grâce {n} /ku də ɡɹɑs/ (final blow)  :: colpo di grazia {m}
coup d'état {n} /ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/ (sudden overthrow of a government)  :: colpo di stato {m}
couple {n} /ˈkʌpəl/ (two partners)  :: coppia {f}
couple {n} (two of the same kind considered together)  :: coppia {f}, paio {m}
couple {n} (a small number of)  :: paio {m}
couple {v} (to join together)  :: agganciare, accoppiare
coupling {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
coupon {n} /ˈkuːˌpɑn/ (interest payment made or due on a bond)  :: cedola {f}
courage {n} /ˈkʌɹɪdʒ/ (quality of a confident character)  :: coraggio {m}
courageous {adj} (brave) SEE: brave  ::
courageous {adj} (of an action, that requires courage)  :: coraggioso
courgette {n} /kʊɹˈʒɛt/ (a small marrow/squash)  :: zucchina {f}, zucchino {m}
courier {n} /ˈkʊɹ.i.ɚ/ (person who delivers messages)  :: corriere {m}
courier {n} (company that delivers messages)  :: corriere {m}
Courish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Courland) SEE: Curonian  ::
Courland {prop} (region in western Latvia)  :: Curlandia
Courlandish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Courland) SEE: Curonian  ::
course {n} /kɔːs/ (learning program)  :: corso {m}
course {n} (stage of a meal)  :: portata
course {n} (itinerary of a race)  :: percorso, itinerario {m}
course {n} (sports: trajectory of a ball etc.)  :: traiettoria {f}
course {n} (nautical: direction of movement of a vessel)  :: rotta {f}
course {n} (intended passage of voyage)  :: rotta {f}
course {n} (masonry: row of bricks)  :: fila {f}
course {n}  :: corso {m}
course {v} (Flow)  :: scorrere
course {v} (Pursue)  :: braccare
course {n} (golf course) SEE: golf course  ::
course {n} (menses) SEE: menses  ::
course {n} (path taken by a flow of water) SEE: watercourse  ::
court {n} /kɔɹt/ (enclosed space; a courtyard)  :: cortile {m}
court {n} (residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary)  :: corte {f}
court {n} (hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered)  :: corte {f}, tribunale {f}
court {n} (place for playing the game of tennis and some other ball games)  :: campo {m}
court {v} (to attempt to win over)  :: corteggiare, fare la corte
courteous {adj} /ˈkɝti.əs/ (showing regard for others)  :: cortese
courtesan {n} /ˈkɔɹtɪzən/ (woman of court)  :: cortigiana {f}
courtesan {n} (high-status prostitute)  :: prostituta {f}
courtesy {n} /ˈkɜːtəsi/ (polite behavior)  :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {n} (polite gesture or remark)  :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {n} (consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence)  :: cortesia {f}
courtesy {adj} (given or done as a polite gesture)  :: di cortesia {f}
courthouse {n} (public building housing courts of law)  :: palazzo di giustizia
courtier {n} /ˈkɔɹtiɚ/ (attendant at a royal court)  :: cortigiano {m}
court jester {n} (person who amused a medieval court)  :: giullare {m}, buffone {m}, affabulatore {m}, affabulatrice {f}, buffone di corte {m}
courtliness {n} (the quality of being courtly)  :: cortigianeria {f}
courtly love {n}  :: amor cortese {m}
court of cassation {n} (the highest court of appeal)  :: corte suprema di cassazione {f}
courtship {n} (act of wooing in love)  :: corteggiamento
courtyard {n} /ˈkɔɹt.jɑɹd/ (unroofed walled area)  :: cortile, corte {f}
couscoussier {n}  :: couscoussiera {f}
cousin {n} /ˈkʌz.ɪn/ (nephew or niece of a parent)  :: cugino {m}, cugina {f}
cousinhood {n} (state of being cousins) SEE: cousinship  ::
cousinship {n} (state of being cousins)  :: cuginanza {f}
covalent {adj} /koʊveɪlənt/ (containing or characterized by a covalent bond)  :: covalente
covalent bond {n} /koʊveɪlənt bɒnd/ (bond in which atoms are connected by shared pairs of electrons)  :: legame covalente {m}
covalently {adv} (using covalent bonds)  :: covalentemente
covariance {n} (statistical measure)  :: covarianza {f}
cove {n} /koʊv/ (small coastal inlet, especially one having high cliffs protecting vessels from prevailing winds)  :: calanca {f}
covenant {n} /ˈkʌv.ən.ənt/ (binding agreement)  :: patto {m}, accordo solenne {m}, contratto {m}, convenzione {f}, alleanza {f}
covenant {n} (incidental clause)  :: clausola accessoria {f}, clausola secondaria {f}
covenant {v} (to enter into a covenant)  :: accordarsi, impegnarsi, convenzionarsi, allearsi
covenant {v} (to enter a formal agreement)  :: stipulare, convenire, stilare un accordo, sottoscrivere, concludere, contrarre
coventrate {v} (devastate by heavy bombing)  :: coventrizzare
cover {n} /ˈkʌvɚ/ (lid)  :: coperto {m}, coperchio {m}
cover {n} (hiding)  :: copertura {f}, nascondiglio {m}
cover {n} (front and back of a book or a magazine)  :: copertina {f}
cover {n} (top sheet)  :: coperta {f}, lenzuolo piano {m}, copriletto {m}
cover {n} (cover charge)  :: coperto {m}
cover {n} (setting at a restaurant table)  :: coperto {m}
cover {v} (to conceal or protect)  :: coprire, nascondere
cover {v} (mention)  :: coprire
cover {v} (protect by shooting)  :: coprire
cover {v} (copulate)  :: coprire
cover {n} (music: rerecording of a previously recorded song) SEE: cover version  ::
coverage {n} /ˈkʌv.əɹ.ɪdʒ/ (average number of reads representing a given nucleotide)  :: copertura
coverall {n} (loose-fitting garment)  :: tuta {f}
coveralls {n} (coverall) SEE: coverall  ::
cover charge {n} (amount of money to be paid for entering a bar or restaurant)  :: ingresso {m}
cover charge {n} (amount of money added to a restaurant bill in lieu of tips)  :: pane e coperto, coperto {m}
covered {adj} /kʌvɜːd/ (overlaid or enclosed within something)  :: coperto
cover someone's ass {v} (ensure that a person is not blamed or punished)  :: pararsi il culo
cover song {n} (cover version) SEE: cover version  ::
cover version {n} (rerecording of a song)  :: cover {f}
covet {v} /ˈkʌvɪt/ (to wish for with eagerness)  :: concupire, bramare
coveted {adj} (highly sought-after)  :: desiderato {m}, ambito {m}, agognato {m}
covey {n} /ˈkʌvi/ (A group of 8-12 (or more) quail)  :: covata {f}, nidiata {f}, stormo {m}
covey {n} (A brood of partridges, grouse, etc.)  :: covata {f}, nidiata {f}
covey {n} (A party or group (of persons or things))  :: comitiva {f}, gruppo {m}, raggruppamento {m}
covey {n} /ˈkoʊvi/ (slang: a man)  :: tizio {m}, tipo {m}
cow {n} /kaʊ̯/ (female domesticated ox or other bovine)  :: vacca {f}, mucca {f}
cow {n} (any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age)  :: bovino {m}
cow {n} (female of various species of mammal)  :: vacca {f}, [of any bovine] mucca {f}, [of the seal, whale, manatee, etc.] femmina {f}, [of the elephant] elefantessa {f}
cow {n} (derogatory: despicable woman)  :: stronza {f}, bastarda {f}, vacca {f}
coward {n} /ˈkaʊɚd/ (a person who lacks courage)  :: codardo, pusillanime, vigliacco, vile, coniglio {m}
cowardice {n} /ˈkaʊədɪs/ (the lack of courage)  :: codardia, viltà, pusillanimità, vigliaccheria
cowardly {adj} /ˈkaʊədli/ (showing cowardice)  :: codardo, pusillanime, vigliacco, vile
cowardly {adv} (in the manner of a coward)  :: vigliaccamente, pusillanimamente, vilmente
cowbell {n} /ˈkaʊˌbɛl/ (musical instrument)  :: campanaccio {m}
cowboy {n} /ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ/ (person who tends cattle)  :: mandriano {m}, vaccaio {m}, vaccaro {m}
cow eyes {n} (a secretive, pining look, or humble doting glance)  :: occhi vitulini {m-p}
cowgirl {n} (A woman who tends free-range cattle)  :: mandriana {f}
cowherd {n} (a person who herds cattle)  :: vaccaio {m}, boaro {m}, bovaro {m}
cowl {n} /kaʊl/ (monk's hood or robe)  :: cappuccio {m}
coworker {n} (somebody with whom one works; a companion or workmate)  :: collega {m} {f}
cowper {n} (cooper) SEE: cooper  ::
Cowper's fluid {n} (pre-ejaculate) SEE: pre-ejaculate  ::
cowshed {n} (place for cows)  :: stalla {f}
coxed {adj} (past of cox)  :: con timoniere
coxitis {n} (inflammation of the hip joint)  :: coxite {f}
coxless {adj} (not having a cox)  :: senza timoniere
coy {adj} /kɔɪ/ (bashful, shy)  :: timido {m}
coy {adj} (archaic: quiet, reserved, modest)  :: schivo
coy {adj} (reluctant to give details about something sensitive)  :: modesto {m}
coyote {n} /kəˈjoʊti/ (canine)  :: coyote {m}, coiote {m}
coypu {n} (Myocastor coypus)  :: nutria {f}
cozy {adj} /ˈkoʊzi/ (affording comfort and warmth)  :: accogliente
C-pop {n} (Mandopop) SEE: Mandopop  ::
CPSU {prop}  :: PCUS
crab {n} /kɹæb/ (crustacean)  :: granchio {m}
crab canon {n} (crab canon)  :: canone cancrizzante {m}
crack {v} /kɹæk/ (to cause to make a sharp sound)  :: stonare
crack {n} (thin space opened in a previously solid material)  :: crepa
crack {n} (any sharp sound)  :: stecca {f}
crack {n} (attempt at something) SEE: try  ::
crackdown {n} (increased enforcement)  :: giro di vite, misura restrittiva, repressione {f}
cracker {n} (firecracker) SEE: firecracker  ::
cracker {n} (northern pintail) SEE: northern pintail  ::
crackle {n} (a fizzing, popping sound)  :: crepitio, scoppiettio
crackle {v} (make a fizzing sound)  :: crepitare
crack of dawn {n} (sunrise) SEE: sunrise  ::
crackpot {n} (crazy person)  :: svitato {m}, folle
crackpot {adj} (eccentric or impractical)  :: folle
Cracow {prop} /ˈkɹækaʊ/ (city)  :: Cracovia {f}
-cracy {suffix} (rule)  :: -crazia {f}
cradle {n} /ˈkɹeɪdəl/ (oscillating bed for a baby)  :: culla {f}
cradle {n} (figuratively: place of origin)  :: culla {f}
cradle {v} (to rock (a baby to sleep))  :: cullare
cradle cap {n} (form of seborrheic dermatitis)  :: crosta lattea {f}
cradle song {n} (lullaby) SEE: lullaby  ::
craft {n} (device; means; art) SEE: device  ::
craft {n} (strength; power; might) SEE: strength  ::
craftiness {n} (skill in deception, slyness)  :: astuzia
craftsman {n} (male artisan)  :: artéfice
crafty {adj} /ˈkɹæfti/ (dexterous)  :: ingegnoso, destro, fantasioso
crafty {adj} (cunning, wily)  :: furbo
crag {n} /kɹæɡ/ (a rocky outcrop)  :: costone {m}, dirupo {m}, strapiombo {m}, precipizio {m}
Cramer's rule {n} (the explicit formula)  :: regola di Cramer {f}
cramp {n} /kɹæmp/ (painful contraction of a muscle)  :: crampo {m}
cramp {n} (clamp for carpentry or masonry) SEE: clamp  ::
cramponned {adj}  :: cramponato
cranberry {n} (berry)  :: ossicocco {m}, mirtillo palustre {m}
cranberry juice {n} (the unfermented juice of squeezed cranberries)  :: succo di mirtillo {m}
crane {n} /kɹeɪn/ (bird)  :: gru {f}
crane {n} (machinery)  :: gru {f}
crane {v} (to extend (one's neck))  :: allungare (il collo)
cranefly {n} /ˈkɹeɪnˌflaɪ/ (fly of the suborder Tipulomorpha)  :: tipula {f}
cranial {adj} /ˈkɹeɪni.əl/ (of or relating to the cranium, or to the skull)  :: cranico
craniectomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: craniectomia {f}
craniology {n} (the study of the physical characteristics of the human skull)  :: craniologia {f}
cranium {n} (skull) SEE: skull  ::
cranium {n} /ˈkɹeɪni.əm/ (braincase)  :: cranio {m}
crank {n} (methamphetamine) SEE: methamphetamine  ::
cranked {adj} (Formed with, or having, a crank)  :: a gomito
crap {n} /kɹæp/ (husk of grain)  :: crusca {f}
crap {n} (something of poor quality)  :: schifezza {f}, porcheria {f}, cesso {m}, ciofeca {f}, schifo {m}
crap {n} (nonsense)  :: sciocchezza {f}, cagata {f}, stronzata {f}, cazzata {f}, cacata {f}
crap {n} (feces)  :: schifezza, escrementi {p}, merda, cacca {f}
crape myrtle {n} (tree)  :: lagerstroemia {f}
crash {n} /kɹæʃ/ (vehicle accident)  :: incidente {m}, scontro {m}
crash {n} (computer malfunction)  :: blocco {m}
crash {n} (loud sound)  :: fracasso {m}
crash {n} (sudden large decline of business)  :: crollo {m}
crash {v} (slang: to turn up without having been invited)  :: imbucarsi
crash course {n} (quick, intense course)  :: corso accelerato
crasis {n} /ˈkɹeɪsɪs/ (contraction of a vowel at the end of a word with the start of the next word)  :: crasi {f}
crass {adj} /kɹæs/ (coarse; crude; not refined, insensitive)  :: grossolano
crate {n} /kɹeɪt/ (box or basket)  :: cesto {m}
crater {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.tɚ/ (astronomy: hemispherical pit)  :: cratere {m}
crater {n} (geology: opening of a volcano)  :: cratere {m}
crater {n} (pit left by an explosion)  :: cratere {m}
crave {n} /kɹeɪv/ (to want strongly)  :: desiderare
craving {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.vɪŋ/ (strong desire; yearning)  :: brama {f}
crawdad {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish  ::
crawfish {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish  ::
crawl {v} /kɹɔl/ (to move along the ground)  :: strisciare, gattonare
crawl {v} (to teem or swarm)  :: brulicare
crawl {v} (to swim using crawl stroke)  :: nuotare a crawl
crawl {n} (swimming stroke)  :: crawl
crawler {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant  ::
crayfish {n} /ˈkɹeɪˌfɪʃ/ (freshwater crustacean resembling lobster)  :: aragosta {f}, gambero {m}, gambero di fiume {m}
crayon {n} /ˈkɹeɪ.ɒn/ (colored chalk or wax)  :: pastello {m}
craze {v} /kɹeɪz/ (to be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane)  :: impazzire
crazy {adj} /ˈkɹeɪzi/ (insane, demented)  :: pazzo, matto
crazy {adj}  :: pazzo
crèche {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene  ::
Córdoba {prop} /ˈkɔːɹdəbə/ (city)  :: Cordova
creak {n} /kɹiːk/ (the sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking)  :: cric {m}, scricchiolio {m}
creak {v} (to make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound)  :: scricchiolare
cream {n} /kɹiːm/ (oily part of milk)  :: panna {f}
cream {n} (colour)  :: crema {m}
cream {n} (the best part)  :: crema {f}
cream {n} (product to apply to the skin)  :: crema {f}
cream {n} (vulgar slang)  :: sbobba {f}
cream of tartar {n} (potassium hydrogen tartrate)  :: cremortartaro {m}
creamometer {n} (instrument)  :: cremometro {m}
cream puff {n} (hollow pastry filled with cream or custard)  :: bignè {m}, bignè alla panna {m}, bignè alla crema {m}
creamy {adj} /ˈkɹiːmi/ (of food or drink, having the taste or texture of cream)  :: cremoso {m}, cremosa {f}
creamy {adj} (of any liquid, having the texture of cream)  :: cremoso {m}, cremosa {f}
crease {n} /kɹiːs/ (mark made by folding)  :: piega {f}, grinza {f}
create {v} /kɹiːˈeɪt/ (to put into existence)  :: creare
create {v}  :: creare
creatine kinase {n} (enzyme)  :: creatinchinasi {f}
creation {n} /kɹiːˈeɪʃən/ (something created such as an invention or artwork)  :: creazione {f}
creation {n} (act of creation)  :: creazione {f}
creation {n} ((Biblical) all which exists)  :: creazione, creato {m}
creationism {n} (any creationary theory or belief system)  :: creazionismo {m}
creationist {n} (a proponent or supporter of creationism)  :: creazionista {m} {f}
creationist {adj} (of or relating to creationism)  :: creazionista, creazionistico
creationistic {adj} (of or pertaining to creationism)  :: creazionistico, creazionista
creative {adj} /kɹiˈeɪtɪv/ (having the ability to create)  :: creativo
creative {adj} (original, expressive, and imaginative)  :: creativo
creative {n} (person directly involved in a creative marketing process)  :: creativo {m}, creativa {f}
creative {n}  :: creativo {m}, creativa {f}
creator {n} /kɹiˈeɪtɚ/ (one who creates)  :: creatore {m}
creature {n} /ˈkɹiːt͡ʃə/ (living being)  :: creatura {f}
credit {n} /ˈkɹɛdɪt/ (reliance on the truth of something said or done)  :: credito {m}
credit {n} (recognition and respect)  :: credito {m}
credit {n} (acknowledgement of a contribution)  :: riconoscimento {m}
credit {n} (privilege of delayed payment)  :: credito {m}
credit {n} (accounting: amount added to an account)  :: credito {m}
credit card {n} (card connected to a credit account used to buy goods or services)  :: carta di credito {f}
creditee {n}  :: accreditatario {m}
creditor {n} (a person to whom a debt is owed)  :: creditore {m}
credit transfer {n} (method of payment)  :: giroconto {m}, bancogiro {m}, trasferimento bancario {m}, bonifico {m}
creed {n} /kɹiːd/ (that which is believed)  :: credo {m}
creek {n} /kɹik/ (small inlet or bay)  :: calanca {f}
creek {n} (stream of water)  :: ruscello, rivo {m}
creel {n} /kɹiːl/ (basket)  :: nassa {f}
creep {n} /kɹiːp/ (movement of something that creeps)  :: strisciare {m}
creep {n} (slight displacement)  :: scorrimento, spostamento, deriva
creep {n} (geology: imperceptible downslope movement of surface)  :: scollamento
creep {n} (informal: annoyingly unpleasant person)  :: antipatico {m}, ruffiano, lecchino
creep {v} (to move slowly with the abdomen close to the ground) SEE: crawl  ::
creeper {n} /ˈkɹipɚ/ (person or thing that creeps)  :: persona che si trascina, persona che si muove furtivamente
creeper {n} (device for children)  :: girello
creeper {n} (plant)  :: pianta rampicante, pianta strisciante
creeper {n} (grapnel)  :: raffio, rampino, ancorotto
cremate {v} /ˈkɹimeɪt/ (incinerate a body)  :: cremare
cremation {n} (burning)  :: cremazione {f}
crematorium {n} /kɹɛməˈtɔːɹɪəm/ (place where dead bodies are cremated)  :: crematorio {m}
crematory {n} (crematorium) SEE: crematorium  ::
Cremona {prop} (province)  :: Cremona {f}
Cremona {prop} (town)  :: Cremona {f}
crenate {adj} /ˈkɹiː.neɪt/ (scalloped)  :: crenato
crenate {n} (salt or ester of crenic acid)  :: crenato {m}
crenic acid {n} (any of a group of poorly characterized acids found in humus)  :: acido crenico
crenotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of mud, mineral waters and steam)  :: crenoterapia {f}
creodont {n} (member of Creodonta)  :: creodonto {m}
creole {n} /ˈkɹioʊl/ (lect formed from two languages)  :: creolo
Creole {n} /ˈkɹiˌoʊl/ (descendant of white settlers born in colonized country)  :: creolo
creolin {n} (fraction of coal tar containing cresols)  :: creolina {f}
creosol {n} (2-methoxy-4-methylphenol)  :: creosolo {m}
creperie {n} (restaurant that specializes in crêpes)  :: creperia {f}
crepon {n} (thin fabric made from silk or fine wool)  :: crépon {m}
crepuscular {adj} /kɹəˈpʌskjələɹ/ (of or relating to twilight)  :: crepuscolare
crepuscular {adj} (active at or around dusk, dawn or twilight)  :: crepuscolare, crepuscolare
crepuscule {n} /ˈkɹɛpʊskjuːl/ (twilight)  :: crepuscolo {m}
crescendo {n} /kɹɪˈʃɛn.doʊ/ (music: instruction to play gradually more loudly)  :: crescendo {m}
crescendo {n} (figuratively: gradual increase)  :: crescendo {m}
crescent {n} /ˈkɹɛs.n̩t/ (figure of the moon)  :: crescente, falce {f}
crescent {n} (curved pastry)  :: cornetto {m}
crescent {adj} (marked by an increase)  :: crescente
cress {n} /kɹɛs/ (a plant)  :: crescione {m}
crest {n} /kɹɛst/ (animal’s or bird’s tuft)  :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (plume)  :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (heraldic bearing)  :: timbro {m}, cimiero {m}
crest {n} (horse's neck)  :: crine {m}, criniera {f}
crest {n} (ridge or top of a wave)  :: cresta {f}
crest {n} (summit)  :: cresta {f}
crested tit {n} (bird of the tit family)  :: cincia dal ciuffo {f}
Crete {prop} (island)  :: Creta {f}
cretin {n} /ˈkɹɛtən/ (pejorative: an idiot)  :: cretino {m}
cretinous {adj} (very stupid)  :: cretino {m}, cretina {f}
crevasse {n} /kɹəˈvæs/ (a crack or fissure in a glacier or snow field)  :: crepaccio
crevice {n} /ˈkɹɛvɪs/ (narrow crack)  :: fessura {f}, fenditura {f}, crepa {f}
crew {n} /kɹuː/ (group of people operating a large facility or piece of equipment)  :: squadra {f}
crew {n} (non-officer nautical personnel)  :: ciurma {f}, equipaggio {m}
crew {n} (group of people working on common task)  :: squadra {f}
crew {n} (arts: non-actor members of a theatrical stage production)  :: troupe {f}, staff {m}
crew {n} (informal: group of friends or associates)  :: banda {f}, cricca {f}, folla {f}, gente {f}
crib {n} (a child's bed) SEE: cot  ::
crib {n} /kɹɪb/ (a baby’s bed with high sides)  :: culla {f}
crib {n} (a feeding trough for animals)  :: greppia {f}, mangiatoia {f}
crib {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene  ::
crib note {n} (concealed reminder) SEE: cheat sheet  ::
cribrose {adj} (perforated like a sieve)  :: cribroso
crib sheet {n} (cheat sheet) SEE: cheat sheet  ::
crick {n} (muscular cramp or spasm)  :: torcicollo {m} [crick of the neck]
cricket {n} /ˈkɹɪk.ɪt/ (insect)  :: grillo {m}
cricket {n} (game)  :: cricket {m}
cricket {n} (fair and sportsmanlike act)  :: fair play {m}
crikey {interj} (exclamation of astonishment)  :: cribbio, perbacco, dannazione, osteria, alla faccia
crime {n} /kɹaɪm/ (act violating the law)  :: crimine {m}, delitto {m}, reato {m}
crime {n} (practice or habit of committing crimes)  :: criminalità {f}
Crimea {prop} /kɹaɪˈmiːə/ (peninsula, see also: Crimean peninsula)  :: Crimea {f}
Crimean {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea  ::
Crimean {prop} (Crimean peninsula) SEE: Crimean peninsula  ::
Crimean Gothic {prop} (Eastern Germanic language spoken in Crimea)  :: gotico di Crimea {m}
Crimean peninsula {prop} (peninsula, see also: Crimea)  :: Penisola di Crimea {f}
Crimean Tatar {prop} (a Turkic language)  :: tataro di Crimea {m}
crime doesn't pay {proverb} /kɹaɪm ˈdʌzˌənt peɪ/ (if you a commit a crime you will most likely be punished for it)  :: il crimine non paga
criminal {adj} /ˈkɹɪmənəl/ (being against the law)  :: criminale {m} {f}
criminal {adj} (guilty of breaking the law)  :: criminale {m} {f}
criminal {adj}  :: criminale, delittuoso
criminal {n} (person guilty of a crime, breaking the law)  :: criminale
criminal law {n} (area of law)  :: diritto penale
criminal offence {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
crimini {n} (mushroom)  :: champignon {m}
criminological {adj} (of or pertaining to criminology)  :: criminologico
criminologist {n} /ˈkɹɪm.ɪn.ɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (person who practices criminology)  :: criminologo {m}, criminologa {f}
criminology {n} (the study of crime and criminals, especially their behaviour)  :: criminologia {f}
crimson {n} /ˈkɹɪmzən/ (deep, slightly bluish red)  :: cremisi
crimson {adj} (having a deep red colour)  :: cremisi
crimson {v} (blush) SEE: blush  ::
crimson tide {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
cripple {n} /kɹɪpl/ (person who has severe impairment in his physical abilities)  :: storpio, storpia {f}
crippled {adj} (having a physical impediment)  :: storpio, zoppo
crisis {n} /ˈkɹaɪsɪs/ (unstable situation in political, social, economic or military affairs)  :: crisi {f}
crisis {n}  :: crisi {f}
crisp {adj} /kɹɪsp/ (curling in stiff ringlets)  :: croccante
crisp {n} (thin slice of potato) SEE: potato crisp  ::
crisscross {adv} (crossing one another)  :: incrociarsi, intersecarsi
cristate {adj} (having a crest)  :: crestato
criterion {n} /kɹaɪˈtɪəɹi.ən/ (standard for comparison and judgment)  :: criterio {m}
critical mass {n} (amount of fissile material needed to a nuclear chain reaction)  :: massa critica {f}
criticise {v} /ˈkɹɪtɪsaɪz/ (to evaluate)  :: criticare, giudicare, valutare
criticise {v} (to find fault)  :: criticare
criticism {n} /ˈkɹɪtɪsɪzəm/ (act of criticising)  :: critica {f}
criticizable {adj} (able to be criticized)  :: criticabile
criticize {v} (to evaluate) SEE: criticise  ::
criticize {v} (to find fault) SEE: criticise  ::
critter {n} /ˈkɹɪtɚ/ (a creature)  :: bestiola {f}, animaletto {m}
crème brûlée {n} /kɹɛm bɹuˈleɪ/ (dessert)  :: crème brûlée {f}
croak {n} /kɹoʊk/ (the cry of a frog or toad)  :: gracidio {m}
croak {v} (of a frog, to make its cry)  :: gracidare
croak {v} (slang: to die)  :: crepare
croak {v} (of a raven, to make its cry)  :: gracchiare
Croat {n} /kɹəʊæt/ (citizen of Croatia or person of Croatian ethnicity)  :: croato {m}, croata {f}
Croatia {prop} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃə/ (Country in Europe)  :: Croazia
Croatian {prop} /ˌkɹoʊˈeɪ.ʃən/ (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: croato {m}
Croatian Sheepdog {n} (Croatian Sheepdog)  :: pastore croato {m}
crochet {n} /kɹoʊˈʃeɪ/ (needlework)  :: uncinetto {m}, croscè {m}
crochetwork {n} (crochet) SEE: crochet  ::
crock {n} /kɹɒk/ (piece of broken pottery, a shard)  :: coccio {m}
crock {n} (old or broken-down vehicle (and formerly a horse))  :: catorcio {m}, rottame {m}
crockery {n} (plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware)  :: terraglia {f}, vasellame {m}
crockery {n} (crocks, earthenware vessels, especially domestic utensils)  :: coccio {m}
crocodile {n} /ˈkɹɒkədaɪl/ (reptile)  :: coccodrillo {m}
crocodile clip {n} (alligator clip) SEE: alligator clip  ::
crocodile tear {n} /ˈkɹɑkədaɪl ˌtɪɹ/ (display of tears that is forced or false)  :: lacrime di coccodrillo {f-p}
croconic acid {n}  :: acide croconique {m}
crocus {n} /ˈkɹoʊ.kəs/ (plant of genus Crocus)  :: croco {m}
croft {n} /kɹɔft/ (fenced piece of land)  :: podere {m}, campicello {m}, campetto {m}
croissant {n} /kɹəˈsɑnt/ (a flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent)  :: brioche {f}, cornetto {m}, croissant {m}, [Swiss Italian] chifer {m}
cromlech {n} /ˈkɹɒmlɛk/ (Welsh dolmen or underground tomb)  :: cromlech {m}
crone {n} /kɹoʊn/ (an ugly evil-looking or frightening old woman; a hag)  :: strega {f}
crone {n}  :: befana {m}
Cronus {prop} (youngest of the twelve Titans)  :: Crono {m}
cronut {n} (pastry)  :: cronetto
cronyism {n} /ˈkɹoʊ.ni.ɪ.zəm/ (favoritism to friends without regard for their qualifications)  :: nepotismo {m}
crook {n} /kɹʊk/ (a criminal who steals, lies, cheats or does other dishonest or illegal things)  :: furfante {m}, ladro {m}, truffatore {m}
crook {n} (a staff with a hook at one end, particularly one used by shepherds)  :: pastorale {m}, vincastro {m}
crooked {adj} /ˈkɹʊkɪd/ (having one or more bends or angles)  :: storto, curvo, contorto {m}, ritorto {m}, tortuoso {m}
crooked {adj} (set at an angle)  :: torto {m}
crooked {adj} (figurative: dishonest, illegal)  :: contorto {m}
crop {n} /kɹɑp/ (plant grown for food)  :: coltura {f}, messe {f}
crop {n} (natural production for a specific year)  :: raccolto {m}
crop {n} (group, cluster or collection of things)  :: mucchio {m}, massa {f}
crop {n} (entire short whip; riding crop)  :: frustino {m}
crop {n} (short haircut)  :: rapata {f}
crop {n} (part of bird's or animal’s alimentary tract)  :: gozzo {m}
crop circle {n} (field of flattened crops)  :: cerchio nel grano {m}
crop rotation {n} (farming practice)  :: rotazione delle colture {f}
crop up {v} (to occur)  :: saltare fuori
croquet {n} (croquette) SEE: croquette  ::
croquet mallet {n}  :: mazza da croquet {f}
croquette {n} /kɹoʊˈkɛt/ (food)  :: crocchetta {f}
crosier {n} /ˈkɹoʊʒɚ/ (staff of a bishop or abbot)  :: bastone pastorale {m}, pastorale {m}
cross {n} /kɹɔs/ (geometrical figure)  :: croce {f}
cross {n} (in heraldry)  :: croce {f}
cross {n} (wooden post with a perpendicular beam, used for crucifixion)  :: croce {f}
cross {n} (definite: the cross on which Christ was crucified)  :: croce
cross {n} (biology: animal or plant produced by crossbreeding or cross-fertilization)  :: incrocio {m}
cross {n} (hook thrown over opponent's punch)  :: cross {m}
cross {n} (football kick)  :: diagonale
cross {adj} (angry, annoyed)  :: irritato, arrabbiato
cross {v} (go from one side of something to the other)  :: attraversare
cross {v} (contradict or frustrate the plans of)  :: intralciare, ostacolare
cross {prep} (across) SEE: across  ::
crossbeam {n} (a horizontal structural beam; a girder)  :: traversa {f}
crossbill {n} (finch of the genus Loxia)  :: crociere
crossbow {n} /ˈkɹɒsbəʊ/ (mechanised weapon based on the bow)  :: balestra {f}
crossbowman {n} (someone equipped with a crossbow)  :: balestriere {m}
crossbreed {n} /ˈkɹɑːsˌbɹiːd/ (organism produced by mating of individuals of different varieties or breeds)  :: incrocio {m}, ibrido {m}, meticcio {m}
crosseyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward, especially involuntarily)  :: strabico
cross-eyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward)  :: strabico
crossfire {n} /ˈkɹɔːsfaɪɹ/ (lines of fire)  :: fuoco incrociato {m}
crosshatch {n} (pattern of crossing lines)  :: tratteggiatura {f}, tratteggio {m}
crosshatch {v} (to mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern)  :: tratteggiare, ombreggiare
crosshead {n} (metal beam)  :: testacroce {m}, testa a croce
crossing {n} /ˈkɹɔsɪŋ/ (intersection where roads, lines, or tracks cross)  :: incrocio {m}
crossing {n} (voyage across a body of water)  :: traversata {f}
crossing {n} (graph theory)  :: incrocio {m}
cross-legged {adj} (having one leg over and across the other)  :: a gambe incrociate
cross-link {n} (a link between adjacent chains of a polymer)  :: reticolazione {f}
cross one's fingers {v} (put the middle finger across the index finger)  :: incrociare le dita
cross one's fingers {v} (do this or a similar gesture to wish for good luck)  :: incrociare le dita
cross out {v} (to strike out)  :: sbarrare, depennare
cross-platform {adj} (designed to work on various operating systems)  :: multipiattaforma {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
cross product {n} (vector product) SEE: vector product  ::
crossroad {n} (crossroads) SEE: crossroads  ::
crossroads {n} (intersection)  :: incrocio {m}, crocicchio {m}
crossroads {n} (decisive turning point)  :: bivio {m}, punto di svolta {m}
cross section {n} (section formed by a plane cutting through an object)  :: spaccato {m}
cross-sectional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or being a cross section)  :: trasversale
cross-stitch {n} (embroidery or needlework)  :: punto croce {m}
cross swords {v} (to fight with someone) SEE: duel  ::
cross the line {v} (overstep a boundary)  :: superare il limite
cross the Rubicon {v} (to make an irreversible decision)  :: passare il Rubicone
cross vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults)  :: volta a crociera {f}
crosswalk {n} (place where pedestrians can cross a street)  :: strisce pedonali {f-p}
crossword {n} (word puzzle)  :: cruciverba {m}, parole crociate {f-p}
crossword puzzle {n} (crossword) SEE: crossword  ::
crotch {n} /kɹɑtʃ/ (area of a person’s body)  :: cavallo {m}
crotchet {n} (musical note)  :: semiminima {f}
Crotone {prop}  :: Crotone {f}
crotonic acid {n} (an unsaturated organic acid)  :: acido crotonico {m}
crouch {v} /kɹaʊt͡ʃ/ (to bend down)  :: accovacciarsi
croup {v} (to croak) SEE: croak  ::
crouton {n} /ˈkɹuːtɑːn/ (small piece of bread)  :: crostino {m}
crow {n} /kɹoʊ/ (any bird of the genus Corvus)  :: cornacchia {f}, corvo
crow {n} (bar of iron)  :: piede di porco
crowbar {n} /ˈkɹoʊˌbɑɹ/ (iron or steel bar used as a lever to manually force things apart)  :: piede di porco {m}, palanchino {m}
crowd {n} /kɹaʊd/ (group of people)  :: folla {f}, turba {f}, torma {f}, fiumana {f}, stuolo {m}, massa {f}, moltitudine {f}
crowd {n} (group of things)  :: mucchio {m}
crowded {adj} /ˈkɹaʊdɪd/ (containing too many of something)  :: affollato {m}, gremito {m}
crowdfunding {n} (pooling of money for a common goal)  :: finanziamento collettivo {m}
crowfoot {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup  ::
crown {n} /kɹaʊn/ (royal headdress)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (representation of such a headdress)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (wreath or band for the head)  :: serto, ghirlanda
crown {n} (topmost part of of the head)  :: cocuzzolo {m}, calotta cranica
crown {n} (highest part of a hill)  :: cima {f}, vetta {f}, cocuzzolo {m}, sommità
crown {n} (top of a hat)  :: calotta
crown {n} (centre of a road)  :: centro {m}, colmo
crown {n} (highest part of an arch)  :: chiave di volta {f}
crown {n} (splendor, culmination, acme)  :: coronamento {m}
crown {n} (any currency issued by the crown)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (former British coin worth five shillings)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (part of a plant where the root and stem meet)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (anatomy: part of tooth)  :: corona {f}
crown {n} (dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth)  :: capsula {f}
crown {n} (part of an anchor)  :: diamante {m}
crown {v} (to place a crown on the head of)  :: incoronare
crown {v} (to formally declare one a king or emperor)  :: incoronare
crown {v} (to declare one a winner)  :: incoronare
crowning {n} (act of crowning) SEE: coronation  ::
crown prince {n} (next king)  :: principe ereditario
crown princess {n} (the heiress apparent to the throne in a monarchy)  :: principessa ereditaria
Crown prosecutor {n} (state prosecutor)  :: procuratore capo {m}
crow's feet {n} (wrinkles at the outer corners of the eye)  :: zampe di gallina {f-p}
CRT {n} (Mathematical theorem)  :: Teorema Cinese dei Resti {m}
crucial {adj} /ˈkɹuː.ʃəl/ (extremely important)  :: cruciale
crucial {adj} (cross-shaped)  :: cruciforme
crucian {n} (species of freshwater game fish) SEE: crucian carp  ::
crucian carp {n} (Carassius carassius)  :: carassio {m}
crucible {n} /ˈkɹuː.sɪ.bəl/ (cup-shaped piece of laboratory equipment)  :: crogiolo {m}
crucible {n} (heat-resistant container in which metals are melted)  :: crogiolo {m}
crucifer {n} ((religion) person who carries a cross)  :: crucifera {f}
crucifix {n} (object)  :: crocifisso, crucifisso, crocefisso, croce
crucifixion {n} (execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross)  :: crocifissione {f}, crocefissione {f}
crucifixion {n} (death of Christ on cross)  :: crocifissione {f}
cruciform {adj} (having the shape of a cross)  :: crociato, cruciforme
crucify {v} /ˈkɹuːsɪfaɪ/ (to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix)  :: crocifiggere, crocefiggere
crucigerous {adj}  :: crucigero
crude {adj} /kɹuːd/ (being in a natural state)  :: greggio {m}, grezzo
crude {adj} (characterized by simplicity)  :: rustico, raffazzonato
crude {adj} (lacking concealing elements)  :: ovvio, crudo
crude {adj} (lacking tact or taste)  :: volgare, crudo, semplice, grezzo
crude {adj} (statistics: in an unanalyzed form)  :: raffazzonato
crude {adj} (immature or unripe (see immature or unripe))  :: acerbo
crude {adj}  :: [1,2] greggio, grezzo, [3,4] crudo
crude {n} (any substance in its natural state)  :: greggio {m}, grezzo {m}
cruel {adj} /kɹuːl/ (not nice; mean; heartless)  :: crudele
cruelly {adv} (in a cruel manner)  :: crudelmente
cruelty {n} /ˈkɹuː(ə)lti/ (indifference to suffering)  :: crudeltà {f}
cruelty {n} (positive pleasure in inflicting suffering)  :: crudeltà {f}
cruelty {n} (cruel act)  :: crudeltà {f}
cruet {n} /ˈkɹu.ɪt/ (A small bottle or container used to hold a condiment)  :: ampolla
cruise {n} /kɹuːz/ (sea voyage)  :: crociera
cruiser {n} /ˈkɹuzɚ/ (class of warships)  :: incrociatore {f}
crumb {n} /kɹʌm/ (small piece of biscuit, cake, etc)  :: briciola {f}
crumb {n} ((figurative) small amount)  :: briciola {f}
crumb {n} (soft internal portion of bread)  :: mollica {f}
crumb {n} (mixture to make industrial chocolate)  :: impasto {m}
crumb {v} (to cover with crumbs)  :: impanare
crumble {v} /ˈkɹʌmbəl/ (to fall apart)  :: sgretolarsi, crollare, ridursi in polvere
crumble {v} (to render into crumbs)  :: sbriciolare, sbriciolarsi
crumhorn {n} (woodwind instrument)  :: cromorno {m}
crunch {v} /kɹʌntʃ/ (to crush something with a noisy crackling sound)  :: sgranocchiare, scricchiolare
crunch {v} (to be crushed with a noisy crackling sound)  :: spiaccicarsi
crunch {v} (slang: to calculate or otherwise process)  :: masticare
crusade {n} /kɹuːˈseɪd/ (military expedition)  :: crociata {f}
crusade {n} (grand concerted effort)  :: crociata {f}
crusader {n} /kɹuːˈseɪdə/ (person engaged in a crusade)  :: crociato {m}
crush {n} /kɹʌʃ/ (violent collision or compression; crash; destruction; ruin)  :: ressa {f}, calca {f}
crush {n} (short-lived and unrequited love or infatuation or its object)  :: cotta {f}
crush {v} (to feel unrequited love)  :: prendersi una cotta
crust {n} /kɹʌst/ (any solid, hard surface layer)  :: crosta {f}
crust {n} (outer layer of bread)  :: crosta {f}
crust {n} (outermost layer of a planet)  :: crosta {f}
crustacean {n} /kɹʌsˈteɪʃən/ (arthropod of the subphylum Crustacea)  :: crostaceo {m}
crutch {n} (crotch) SEE: crotch  ::
crutch {n} /kɹʌtʃ/ (device to assist in motion as a cane)  :: stampella {f}, gruccia {f}
crutch {n} (something that supports)  :: stampella {f}
crux {n} ((heraldry) cross on a coat of arms) SEE: cross  ::
crux {n} /kɹʌks/ (central or essential point)  :: punto cruciale {m}
cry {v} /kɹaɪ̯/ (intransitive: to weep)  :: piangere
cry {v} (intransitive: to shout, scream, yell)  :: gridare, urlare
cry {n} (shout or scream)  :: urlo {m}
cryo- {prefix} /ˈkɹaɪoʊ/ (cold, freezing)  :: crio-
cryoconcentrate {v}  :: crioconcentrare {f}
cryoconcentration {n}  :: crioconcentrazione {f}
cryohydrate {n} (salt)  :: crioidrato {m}
cryolite {n} (mineral)  :: criolite {f}
cryomaceration {n}  :: criomacerazione {f}
cry one's eyes out {v} (to moan) SEE: moan  ::
cryophysics {n} (the physics of phenomena associated with matter at very low temperatures)  :: criofisica {f}
cryopreservation {n} (preservation of biological tissue)  :: crioconservazione {f}
cryoscope {n} (device used to measure the freezing point of a liquid)  :: crioscopio {m}
cryoscopic {adj} (of or pertaining to cryoscopy)  :: crioscopico
cryoscopy {n} (the measurement of the freezing point of a liquid using a cryoscope)  :: crioscopia {f}
cryostatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cryostat or to cryostasis)  :: criostatico
cry over spilt milk {v} (to worry about unfortunate events which have already happened)  :: non piangere sul latte versato, inutile piangere sul latte versato
cryovolcano {n} (cryovolcano)  :: criovulcano {m}
crypt {n} /kɹɪpt/ (undergound vault)  :: cripta {f}
cryptographic {adj}  :: crittografico
cryptography {n} /kɹ̥ɪpˈtʰɒɡɹəfiː]/ (discipline concerned with communication security)  :: crittografia {f}
cryptolalia {n} (use of obscure language)  :: criptolalia {f}
cryptology {n} /kɹɪpˈtɑ.lə.dʒi/ (practice)  :: crittologia {f}
cryptomenorrhea {n}  :: criptomenorrea {f}
cryptoporticus {n}  :: criptoportico {m}
cryptorchidism {n} (The failure of one or both testes to descend into the scrotum)  :: criptorchidismo {m}
cry someone a river {v} (to weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person)  :: piagnucolare
crystal {n} /ˈkɹɪstəl/ (array of atoms)  :: cristallo {m}
crystal {n} (mineral)  :: cristallo {m}
crystal ball {n} (globe used to foretell the future)  :: sfera di cristallo, palla di cristallo
crystal clear {adj} (completely clear and understood)  :: chiarissimo {m}
crystal clear {adj} (visually clear)  :: chiarissimo {m}
crystal healing {n} (supposed therapeutic effects of crystals)  :: cristalloterapia {f}
crystalline {adj} /ˈkɹɪst.əl.aɪn/ (relating to crystals)  :: cristallino
crystallization {n} (the act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal)  :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallization {n} (the body formed by crystallizing)  :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallization {n} (formation of a solid from a solution)  :: cristallizzazione {f}
crystallographer {n} (a person skilled in crystallography)  :: cristallografo {m}
crystalloid {n} (any substance that can be crystallized from solution)  :: cristalloide {m}
crystal set {n} (an early kind of radio receiver)  :: radio a galena {f}
csardas {n} /ˈtʃɑɹdɑʃ/ (Hungarian folk dance)  :: ciarda {f}, czarda {f}
C-section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
Côte d'Ivoire {prop} /ˌkəʊt diːˈvwɑː/ (the Ivory Coast)  :: Costa d'Avorio {f}
Ctesiphon {prop} /ˈtɛsɨfɒn/ (ancient ruined city)  :: Ctesifonte
cub {n} /kʌb/ (the young of certain animals)  :: cucciolo {m}; for terms specific to any particular animal, see bear cub, fox cub, etc
Cuba {prop} /ˈkjuːbə/ (country and largest island in Caribbean)  :: Cuba {f}
Cuban red macaw {n} (a small parrot)  :: ara di cuba
cubbyhole {n} (pigeonhole) SEE: pigeonhole  ::
cubbyhole {n} (glove compartment) SEE: glove compartment  ::
cubbyhole {n} (a small, snug room)  :: cubicolo
cubby house {n} (Wendy house) SEE: Wendy house  ::
cube {n} /kjub/ (geometry: polyhedron having of six identical square faces)  :: cubo {m}
cube {n} (object more or less in the form of a cube)  :: cubo {m}, dado {m}, cuboide {m}
cube {n} (arithmetic: number raised to the third power)  :: cubo {m}
cube {v} (arithmetic: to raise to the third power)  :: elevare al cubo, [potenza] elevare alla terza
cube {v} (to cut into cubes)  :: cubettare
cube root {n} (number)  :: radice cubica {f}
cubic {adj} /ˈkjuː.bɪk/ (in the name of units of volume)  :: cubo
cubic {adj} (of a polynomial of third degree)  :: cubico {m}, cubica {f}
cubic capacity {n} (volume)  :: cubatura {f}
cubic meter {n} (cubic metre) SEE: cubic metre  ::
cubic metre {n} (unit of volume)  :: metro cubo {m}, metro cubico {m}
cubiculum {n} (small room)  :: cubicolo {m}
cubiculum {n} (catacomb room)  :: cubicolo {m}
cubiform {adj} (having the shape of a cube)  :: cubiforme
cubism {n} /ˈkjuːb.izəm/ (An artistic movement characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes)  :: cubismo {m}
cubit {n} (anatomy: ulna) SEE: ulna  ::
cuboctahedron {n} (polyhedron with 8 triangular and 6 square faces)  :: cubottaedro {m}
cuckold {n} /ˈkʌk.oʊld/ (man married to an unfaithful wife)  :: cornuto {m}, becco {m}
cuckold {v} (make a cuckold)  :: fare le corna
cuckoo {n} /ˈkuːkuː/ (the bird)  :: cuculo {m}, cucù {m}
cuckoo {n} (the sound)  :: cu cu
cuckoo clock {n} (clock)  :: orologio a cucù {m}
cucumber {n} /ˈkjuːˌkʌmbəɹ/ (plant)  :: cetriolo {m}
cucumber {n} (edible fruit)  :: cetriolo {m}
cud {n} /kʌd/ (a portion of food)  :: bolo {m}
cuddle {n} /ˈkʌd.l̩/ (affectionate embrace)  :: coccola {f}
cuddle {v} (embrace, lie together snugly)  :: coccolare
cuddle {v} (cradle in one's arms)  :: cullare
cuddly {adj} (Suitable for cuddling)  :: da coccolare
cuddly toy {n} (cuddly toy) SEE: stuffed animal  ::
cue {n} /kjuː/ (name of the letter Q, q)  :: cu {f}
cue {n} (action or event that is a signal to do something)  :: segnale {m}
cue {n} (straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in games such as billiards, snooker, and pool)  :: stecca {f}
cue ball {n} (white ball in cue sports)  :: bianca {f}
cue mark {n} (indicator to change reels)  :: segnalatore di passaggio {m}
cue sport {n} (game played with cue and balls)  :: stecca {f}
cuff {v} (to handcuff) SEE: handcuff  ::
cufflink {n} /ˈkʌflɪŋk/ (button used to hold a sleeve cuff together)  :: gemello {m}
cuirass {n} /kwɪˈɹæs/ (piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle)  :: corazza {f}
cuisine {n} /kwɪˈziːn/ (characteristic style of preparing food)  :: cucina {f}, culinaria {f}
cul-de-sac {n} (blind alley) SEE: dead end  ::
culinary {adj} /ˈkʌlɪˌnɛɹi/ (relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking)  :: culinario {m}
cull {v} /kʌl/ (to pick or take someone or something)  :: cogliere
cull {v} (to select animals from a group and then kill them)  :: abbattere {m}
culminate {v} (to reach the summit, highest point, peak (level) etc.)  :: culminare
culpability {n} /ˌkʌlpəˈbɪləti/ (blameworthiness)  :: colpevolezza {f}
culpable homicide {n} (homicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder)  :: omicidio colposo {m}
culpableness {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
culprit {n} /ˈkʌl.pɹɨt/ (culprit)  :: colpevole, reo {m}
cult {n} /kʌlt/ (a sect)  :: culto {m}
cult {n} (devotion to a saint)  :: culto {m}
cultivable {adj} (capable of being cultivated)  :: coltivabile
cultivate {v} /ˈkʌltɪveɪt/ (grow plants, notably crops)  :: coltivare
cultivate {v} (nurture)  :: coltivare
cultivate {v} (turn or stir soil in preparation for planting)  :: coltivare
cultivation {n} /ˌkʌltɪˈveɪʃən/ (art or act of cultivating)  :: coltura {f}
cultivation {n} (devotion of time or attention to the improvement of)  :: coltura {f}
cultivation {n} (advancement or refinement in condition)  :: coltura {f}
cultural {adj} /ˈkʌlt͡ʃəɹl̩/ (pertaining to culture)  :: culturale
culture {n} /ˈkʌlt͡ʃɚ/ (arts, customs and habits)  :: cultura {f}
culture {n} (microbiology: the process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity)  :: coltura {f}
culture {v} (to maintain in an environment suitable for growth)  :: coltivare
culture {n} (botany: cultivation) SEE: cultivation  ::
cultured {adj} (artificially developed)  :: coltivato
culver {n} (culverin) SEE: culverin  ::
culver {n} (Columba palumbus) SEE: wood pigeon  ::
culverin {n} /ˈkʌlvəɹɪn/ (handgun)  :: colubrina {f}
cum {n} /kʌm/ (slang: semen)  :: sborra {f}
cum {v} (slang: have an orgasm; ejaculate)  :: venire, eiaculare, sborrare
Cumae {prop} (Ancient city)  :: Cuma {f}
Cumaean {adj} (of or pertaining to Cumae)  :: cumano
cumbersome {adj} /ˈkʌmbɚsəm/ (burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; vexatious; cumbrous)  :: ingombrante
cumbersome {adj} (not easily managed or handled; awkward)  :: difficile da usare
cumbersome {adj}  :: scomodo
cumin {n} /ˈkʌmɪn/ (plant Cuminum cyminum)  :: cumino {m}
cumin {n} (its seed used as spice)  :: cumino {m}
cummerbund {n} /ˈkʌmɚbʌnd/ (sash)  :: fascia di seta, fascia di smoking
cummingtonite {n} (mineral magnesium-iron silicate hydroxide)  :: cummingtonite {f}
cumulative {adj} (incorporating all data up to the present)  :: cumulato, cumulata, cumulativo
cumulus {n} /ˈkjuːmjələs/  :: cumulo {m}
cumyl {n}  :: cumile {m}
cuneiform {adj} /kjuːˈni.ə.fɔɹm/ (written in the cuneiform writing system)  :: cuneiforme {m} {f}
Cuneo {prop} (province in Piedmont, Italy)  :: Cuneo {f}
Cuneo {prop} (city in Piedmont, Italy)  :: Cuneo {f}
cunnilingus {n} /ˌkʌnɪˈlɪŋɡəs/ (oral stimulation of female genitals)  :: cunnilinguo {m}, cunnilingus {m}
cunning {adj} /ˈkʌnɪŋ/ (sly)  :: furbo, astuto
cunning {adj} (skillful)  :: ingegnoso
cunning {n} (skill of being sly or deceitful)  :: furberia {f}, furbizia {f}
cunningly {adv} (with cunning, cleverly)  :: volpinamente
cunt {n} /kʌnt/ (genitalia)  :: fica {f}, figa {f}, fregna {f}
cunt {n} (unpleasant or objectionable person)  :: stronza {f} stronzo {m}, bastardo {m}
cup {n} /kʌp/ (drinking vessel)  :: tazza {f}, coppa {f}
cup {n} (trophy)  :: coppa {f}
cup {n} (part of bra)  :: coppa {f}
cup {n}  :: tazza {f} , coppa {f} , conchiglia {f} , ventosa {f}
cup {n} (suction cup) SEE: suction cup  ::
cup-bearer {n} (cupbearer) SEE: cupbearer  ::
cupbearer {n} /ˈkʌpbɛɹɚ/ (cup carrier)  :: coppiere {m}
cupboard {n} /ˈkʌbəd/ (enclosed storage)  :: armadio {m}, credenza {f}
cupel {n} /ˈkjuːpəl/ (a small circular receptacle used in assaying gold or silver with lead)  :: coppella {f}
cupel {v} (to refine by means of a cupel)  :: coppellare
Cupid {prop} /ˈkjupɪd/ (god of love, son of Venus)  :: Amore {m}, Cupido {m}
Cupid {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Cupido {m}
cupidity {n} /kjuːˈpɪdəti/ (extreme greed, especially for wealth)  :: cupidigia {f}, cupidità {f}
cup of tea {n} (tea in a cup)  :: tazza di tè
cupola {n} /ˈkjuːpələ/ (architecture: dome-shaped ornamental structure)  :: cupola {f}
cupping glass {n} (glass vessel used in cupping)  :: ventosa
cuprammonium {n} (Cu(NH3)42+)  :: cuprammonio {m}
cupric {adj} (containing copper with an oxidation number of 2)  :: rameico
cupric oxide {n} (black solid with ionic structure)  :: ossido rameico {m}
cuprite {n} (mineral composed of cuprous oxide)  :: cuprite
cuproammonium {n} (complex)  :: cuproammonio {m}, cuprammonio {m}
cupronickel {n} (alloy of copper)  :: cupronichel {m}
cuprous {adj} (Containing copper with an oxidation number of 1)  :: rameoso
cupule {n} (small structure shaped like a cup)  :: mallo {m}
curaçao {n} /ˈk(j)ʊəɹ.əˌsaʊ/ (liqueur)  :: Curaçao {m}
curable {adj} (capable of being cured)  :: curabile
curare {n} (a substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine)  :: curaro {m}
curarine {n} (alkaloid responsible for the poisonous effects of curare)  :: curarina {f}
curate {n} /ˈkjʊəɹɪt/ (parish priest)  :: viceparroco {m}
curative {adj} (possessing the ability to cure)  :: curativo
curb {n} (concrete along the edge of a road) SEE: kerb  ::
curb {v} /kɝb/  :: frenare, tenere a freno
curcumin {n} /ˈkɜː(ɹ)kjəmɪn/ (a polyphenol)  :: curcumina {f}
curd {n} /kɜː(ɹ)d/ (part of milk that coagulates)  :: coagulo {m}
curd {v} (curdle) SEE: curdle  ::
curd cheese {n} (cottage cheese) SEE: cottage cheese  ::
curdle {v} /ˈkɝ.dəl/ (to form or cause to form curds)  :: cagliare
cure {n} /kjʊɹ/ (method, device or medication that restores good health)  :: cura {f}
cure {v} (to restore to health)  :: curare
curer {n} (healer) SEE: healer  ::
Curetonian {adj} (related to William Cureton)  :: curetoniano
curettage {n} /ˌkjʊəɹɪˈtɑːʒ/ (the removal of unwanted tissue from a body cavity using a curette)  :: curettage {m}
curfew {n} /ˈkɚ.fju/ (a regulation requiring people to be off the streets and in their homes by a certain time)  :: coprifuoco {m}
curfew {n} (the time when such restriction begins)  :: coprifuoco {m}
curfew {n} (a signal indicating this time)  :: coprifuoco {m}
curiosity {n} /ˌkjʊəɹɪˈɒsɪti/ (inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask questions, investigate, or explore)  :: curiosità
curiosity {n} (unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest)  :: curiosità {f} {f-p}
curiosity killed the cat {proverb} (undue curiosity is dangerous)  :: tanto va la gatta al lardo, che ci lascia lo zampino, la curiosità uccise il gatto, [rare] la troppa curiosità spinge l'uccello nella rete
curious {adj} /ˈkjʊəɹi.əs/ (inquisitive)  :: curioso
curious {adj} (unusual)  :: strano, curioso
curiously {adv} (inquisitively)  :: curiosamente
curiously {adv} (oddly)  :: curiosamente
curium {n} (chemical element)  :: curio {m}
curl {n} /kɝl/  :: ricciolo {m} , rotore {m}
curler {n} (cylindrical tube for curling hair) SEE: hair roller  ::
curlew {n} /ˈkɝlu/ (migratory wading bird)  :: chiurlo {m}
curly {adj} /ˈkɝli/ (having curls)  :: arricciato
curly {n} (a person or animal with curly hair)  :: riccioluto {m}
curly bracket {n} (character)  :: parentesi graffa, graffa
curmudgeon {n} /kɚˈmʌdʒən/ (an ill-tempered stubborn person)  :: burbero {m}, musone {m}
Curonian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Courland)  :: curlandese
currant {n} /ˈkʌɹənt/ (small dried grape)  :: uva di Corinto {f}, uva secca {f}
currant {n} (fruit)  :: ribes
currency {n} /ˈkʌɹ.ə (money or other item used to facilitate transactions)  :: valuta
current {n} /ˈkɝɹənt/ (part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction)  :: corrente {m}
current {n} (time rate of flow of electric charge)  :: corrente {m}
current {n} (tendency or a course of events)  :: corrente {m}
current {adj} (existing or occurring at the moment)  :: corrente, attuale
current {adj} (generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment)  :: attuale, corrente
current account {n} (checking account)  :: conto corrente {m}
currently {adv} /ˈkʌɹəntli/ (At this moment)  :: attualmente
curricular {adj} (of, relating to, or following a curriculum)  :: curricolare
curriculum vitae {n} /kəˈɹɪkjələm ˈviːteɪ/ (written account of one's education, accomplishments, etc.)  :: curriculum vitae {m}
curry {n} /ˈkʌ.ɹi/ (dish)  :: curry {m}
curry comb {n} (flat comb used to brush down a horse)  :: striglia {f}
curse {n} /kɝːs/ (supernatural detriment)  :: maledizione {f}, maleficio {m}
curse {n} (vulgar epithet)  :: imprecazione {f}
curse {v} (to place a curse upon)  :: maledire
curse {v} (to utter a vulgar curse)  :: imprecare, bestemmiare
cursed {adj} /ˈkɝsɪd/ (having some sort of divine harm)  :: maledetto {m}, maledetta {f}
curse word {n} (vulgarity) SEE: swear word  ::
cursive {adj} /ˈkɝsɪv/ (having successive letters joined together)  :: corsivo
cursive {n}  :: corsivo {m}
cursor {n}  :: cursore {m} (all)
cursory {adj} /ˈkɝː.sə.ɹi/ (hasty, superficial, careless)  :: rapido {m}, distratto {m}, sbrigativo {m}
curt {v} /ˈkɜː(ɹ)t/  :: sbrigativo
curtain {n} /ˈkɜːtn̩/ (piece of cloth covering a window)  :: tenda {f}, tappezzeria {f}, drappo {m}, drappeggio {m}, tendina {f}, tendaggio {m}
curtain {n} (piece of cloth in a theater)  :: sipario {m}
curtsey {n} /ˈkɝtsɪ/ (small bow of knees and lowered body, usually by a female)  :: riverenza {f}
curtsey {v} (to make a curtsey)  :: fare la riverenza
curve {n} /kɜːv/ (gentle bend)  :: curva {f}
curve {n} (geometry: one-dimensional figure)  :: curva {f}
curve {n} (informal: usually in plural: attractive features of a woman or informal: attractive shape of a woman's body)  :: [usually plural] curva {f}
curve {