feminine noun
1. listening-in, monitoring
  • estar o permanecer a la escucha -> to listen in
  • escuchas telefónicas -> telephone tapping

escucha [es-coo’-hah]
1. Sentinel, sentry. (f)
2. Escucha, or madre escucha, a nun who is sent with another to the grate, to listen to what is said. (f)
3. Scout, one who is sent privily to observe the motions of the enemy. (f)
4. A small window, made for listening. (f)
5. Servant who sleeps near her mistress, in order to wait on her. (f)
6. Listening (acto). (f)
  • Escucha telefónica -> telephone tapping
  • Estar a la escucha -> to listen in

1 (acción) listening; (Rad) monitoring
rogamos a nuestros oyentes que permanezcan a la escucha please stay tuned; estar a la escucha to listen in; estar de escucha to eavesdrop
escucha telefónica phone tap; wire tap; (EEUU)
escuchas telefónicas phone tapping; wire tapping; (EEUU)
2 (Religión) chaperon
1 (Mil) scout
2 (Rad) monitor

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