jackknife
jackknife
noun
1. (knife) 
a. la navaja (F) 
The man took a jackknife out of his pocket, and snapped the blade open.El hombre sacó una navaja del bolsillo y abrió la hoja con un chasquido.
intransitive verb
2. (to turn and fold) 
a. plegarse 
A vehicle towing a trailer skidded, jackknifed, and hit a concrete barrier on the 101.Un vehículo con acoplado patinó, se plegó y chocó contra una barrera de cemento en la 101.
jackknife
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la navaja (F) 
intransitive verb
2. (articulated lorry) 
a. hacer la tijera, derrapar por el remolque 
jackknife [ˈdʒæknaɪf]
noun
jackknives (plural) navaja (f); chaveta (f); (LAm)
intransitive verb
[+lorry] colear
modifier
jackknife dive (n) salto (m) de la carpa; carpa (f)
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