winch

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winch(
wihnch
)
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 cabrestante
(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)
The nurse uses a winch to lift the paraplegic patient out of the pool.La enfermera utiliza un cabrestante para sacar al paciente parapléjico de la piscina.
b. el torno
(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)
The truck has a winch installed on the front bumper to help it get out of the mud, if needed.La camioneta tiene un torno instalado en la defensa delantera para ayudar a sacarlo del lodo, si fuera necesario.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to pull)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A tow truck was called to winch the wrecked car out of the ditch.Se llamó una grúa para sacar el carro chocado de la cuneta.
They winched the boat up onto the beach to protect it from the storm.Subieron el barco a la playa con un cabrestante para protegerlo de la tormenta.
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winch
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 torno m, cabrestante
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. levantar con un torno or cabrestante
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winch [wɪntʃ]
noun
torno (m); cabrestante (m)
transitive verb
(also winch up) levantar (con un torno or cabrestante)
he was winched up by the helicopter lo levantaron con el helicóptero; to winch sth down bajar algo (con un torno or cabrestante)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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