WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
waiting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act of anticipating [sth] or [sb])expectación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
waiting adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: who is waiting)esperando adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
  que espera loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
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waiting adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (thing: prepared, ready)preparado adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
  listo para loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms:
be worth waiting for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (be good enough to justify a delay)merecer la pena (esperar)
 It's taken a long time to finish but it's been worth waiting for.
 Con lo guapa que estás, la espera mereció la pena.
call waiting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. llamada en espera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
keep [sb] waiting v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (make [sb] wait)tenerlo(a) esperando loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 I'm sorry to have kept you waiting, I got caught up in traffic.
 Discúlpeme que lo haya tenido esperando, me retuvo el tránsito.
lady-in-waiting
plural: ladies-in-waiting
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(female attendant of queen, princess)  (de una reina)camarera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
waiting list nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (register of people waiting for [sth])lista de espera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 I've been on the waiting list for a new flat for 15 months.
 Estoy en la lista de espera para un departamento nuevo hace 15 meses.
waiting period nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (delay)  (contractual)periodo de carencia nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 After you start work there will be a 6-month waiting period before you're eligible for benefits.
 Luego de empezar a trabajar, habrá un período de carencia de seis meses antes de que estés apto para cobrar los beneficios.
waiting room nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (seated area for awaiting an appointment)sala de espera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Please take a seat in the waiting room until your name is called.
 Siéntese en la sala de espera hasta que le llamemos.
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