rueda
feminine noun
1. wheel (pieza)
  • ir sobre ruedas (figurative) -> to go smoothly
  • rueda de Chicago -> big wheel (AndesBr), Ferris wheel (United States)
  • rueda delantera -> front wheel
  • rueda dentada -> cogwheel
  • la rueda de la fortuna (figurative) -> the wheel of fortune; (de hechos) big wheel (noria) (Mexican SpanishBr), Ferris wheel (United States)
  • rueda gigante -> big wheel (Chilean Spanish , Uruguayan Spanish Br), Ferris wheel (United States)
  • rueda de molino -> millstone
  • comulgar con ruedas de molino (figurative) -> to be very gullible
  • rueda de repuesto o recambio -> spare wheel
  • rueda trasera -> rear wheel
2. circle (corro)
  • rueda de prensa -> press conference
  • rueda de reconocimiento -> identification parade
3. slice (rodaja)

rueda [roo-ay’-dah]
noun
1. A wheel. (f)
2. Circle formed by a number of persons (círculo); crown. (f)
3. A round slice of eatables. (f)
4. Short sun-fish. (f)
5. (For.) The placing of one prisoner among others in order to obtain recognition. (f)
6. Breaking on the wheel, a torture anciently used. (f)
7. A kind of hoops for feminine attire. (f)
8. The semicircular spread of a peacock’s tail (pavo). (f)
9. Turn, time, succession. (f)
  • Rueda de prensa -> press conference

rueda
1 (Mecánica) wheel; (neumático) tyre; tire; (EEUU) [de mueble] roller; castor
chupar rueda (Ciclismo) to tuck in; (aprovecharse) to ride on sb's coattails
ir sobre ruedas (en vehículo) to go for a spin (familiar); (marchar bien) to go smoothly
rueda de agua waterwheel
rueda de alfarero potter's wheel
rueda de atrás rear wheel; back wheel
rueda de cadena sprocket wheel
rueda de la fortuna wheel of fortune
rueda delantera front wheel
rueda de molino millwheel
comulga con ruedas de molino he'd swallow anything
rueda dentada cog
rueda de paletas paddle wheel
rueda de recambio spare wheel; especialmente (Gran Bretaña) spare tire; (EEUU)
rueda de trinquete ratchet wheel
rueda hidráulica waterwheel
rueda impresora (Informática) print wheel
rueda libre freewheel
rueda motriz driving wheel
ruedas de aterrizaje (Aeronáutica) landing wheels
2 (círculo) circle; ring
en rueda in a ring
rueda de identificación identification parade
rueda de prensa press conference
rueda de reconocimiento identification parade
rueda informativa press conference
3 (rodaja) slice; round
4 (en torneo) round
5 (Hist) rack
6 (pez) sunfish
7 [de pavón] spread tail
hacer la rueda to spread its tail
hacer la rueda a algn to court sb; to play up to sb; ingratiate o.s. with sb
8
dar rueda (en) (Caribe) (Automóviles) to drive (around)

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