corrida

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corrida a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators
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Usage

In literature:

The corrida had begun when we arrived on the ground, and the place was already thronged.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
The corrida opened bravely; bulls were speared, blood flowed and men were tumbled over.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
The corridas of the Street are just like those of Spain.
"The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident" by Edgar Saltus
There are grand corridas for professionals and amateurs.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea
Still the corrida flourishes, but it is threatened.
"The Happy Golfer" by Henry Leach
In a few days Pedro was going to fight in a most important corrida, or bullfight, in the city of Madrid.
"The Little Spanish Dancer" by Madeline Brandeis
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In news:

Barcelona bid farewell to bullfighting on Sunday with a corrida in La Monumental bullring featuring José Tomás, Spain's most popular matador.
Corrida Click to enlarge.
But once he steps into the ring, this Spanish Clark Kent transforms into El Fandi, a preening, balls-out bullfighter determined to become one of the few matadors in history to complete 100 corridas in a single year.
Eric Paul Fournier's independent documentary credits include Reverend Cecil Williams: A Thirty Year Celebration and The Corrida and the Cross: Portugese Bullfighting in California.
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In science:

Las partículas mantendrán entonces la forma de una distribución termal, pero con su temperatura y potencial químico corridas al rojo por un factor ∝ a−1 .
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Esta prueba mide el total de corridas en una secuencia, donde una corrida es una secuencia interrumpida de bits id´enticos.
Aut\'omatas celulares elementales aplicados a la encriptaci\'on de datos
Prueba de la m´as larga corrida de unos en un bloque.
Aut\'omatas celulares elementales aplicados a la encriptaci\'on de datos
Es importante notar que las dos pruebas que reprueba no se les considera que afecten a los resultados, puesto que se not´o que sus reprobaciones son debido a que las corridas son consideradas perfectas, lo cual es poco probable en un generador de n´umeros pseudo-aleatorios.
Aut\'omatas celulares elementales aplicados a la encriptaci\'on de datos
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