ratchet

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ratchet(
rahch
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iht
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (tool)
a. el trinquete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I used a ratchet to tighten the bolts on the deck plate.Usé un trinquete para apretar los tornillos de la placa de cubierta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to adjust)
a. ajustar
The strap should be ratcheted until it's tight over the load.La correa se debe ajustar hasta que la carga quede asegurada.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to increase; used with "up" or "upward")
a. aumentar
Member states were not keen on ratcheting up intervention in the Middle East.Los estados miembros se mostraban reacios a aumentar la intervención en el Oriente Medio.
4. (to decrease; used with "down" or "downward")
a. disminuir
The price of gas has been ratcheting downward over the last months.El precio de la gasolina ha estado diminuendo durante los últimos meses.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(of low quality)
a. cafre
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Girl, look at that ratchet chick with her knockoff Louboutins.Nena, mira esa tipa cafre con sus Louboutins de mentira.
b. naco
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Watch out, dude. That ratchet girl who lives next to you is headed our way.Aguas, güey, que viene para acá esa vecina naca tuya.
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ratchet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el trinquete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
ratchet (wheel)rueda de trinquete
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ratchet [ˈrætʃɪt]
noun
(Téc) trinquete (m)
modifier
ratchet wheel (n) rueda (f) de trinquete
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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