Definición de dropout en inglés:

dropout

Saltos de línea: drop|out
Pronunciación: /ˈdrɒpaʊt
 
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sustantivo

  • 2 Rugby The restarting of play with a drop kick.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Which of the teams will be the first to take a drop out from under the posts?
    • Set play includes the scrum, line-out, drop-out, free kick, and penalty kick.
  • 3A momentary loss of recorded audio signal or an error in reading data on a magnetic tape or disk, usually due to a flaw in the coating.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The red line in the graphs represents the amount of latency beyond which audio dropouts are perceptible to humans.
    • Filled with scratches, dirt, splicing errors, and dropouts, this DVD presentation is a near-VHS version of mixed media malfunctions.
    • I must note, however, the presence of a few very brief (less than one second) dropouts in the audio during both the Beethoven Violin Concerto and the Mozart.
  • 4 (usually dropouts) A U-shaped slot at the end of a fork or stay on a bicycle, made to receive the axle and enabling the wheel to be changed rapidly.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Now the Nader hooks (wheel retention devices) built into suspension fork dropouts are designed to stop the head of the skewer from coming out without being unscrewed a number of turns.
    • I find this quite annoying as tightening the wheel in the track dropouts puts addition pressure on the bearings making it difficult to adjust.
    • Vibration transferred from car to bike via contact points i.e. fork dropouts.

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