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scuttle1

Saltos de línea: scut¦tle
Pronunciación: /ˈskʌt(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A metal container with a handle, used to fetch and store coal for a domestic fire.
  • 1.1The amount of coal held in a scuttle: carrying endless scuttles of coal up from the cellar
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    • Half a scuttle of coal 2-3 times/day is required to keep the fire burning.
  • 2British The part of a car’s bodywork between the windscreen and the bonnet.
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    • Pop-up bonnets are not sufficient to eliminate head contact with the stiff windscreen scuttle and the A pillar, especially in small cars, and windscreen airbags are being developed to cover these stiffer regions.
    • No scuttle shake or rattles were detected, a good sign that the aluminium chassis is all that its cracked up to be.
    • The S2000 has no scuttle shake, that bane of soft tops, because it uses what Honda calls an X-bone frame.

Origen

late Old English scutel 'dish, platter', from Old Norse skutill, from Latin scutella 'dish'.

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Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
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Hay 3 definiciones de scuttle en inglés:

scuttle2

Saltos de línea: scut¦tle
Pronunciación: /ˈskʌt(ə)l
 
/

verbo

[no object, with adverbial of direction]

sustantivo

[in singular] Volver al principio  

Origen

late 15th century: compare with dialect scuddle, frequentative of scud1.

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Hay 3 definiciones de scuttle en inglés:

scuttle3

Saltos de línea: scut¦tle
Pronunciación: /ˈskʌt(ə)l
 
/

verbo

[with object]
  • 1Sink (one’s own ship) deliberately by holing it or opening its seacocks to let water in: the ship was scuttled by its German prize crew, who took to the boats
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    • The gallant heroism of both the British Navy and the German Captain Langsdorff, who scuttles his own ship rather than face defeat, strongly appealed to Powell and Pressburger.
    • A Soviet sub carrying rotten caviar and toxic waste cabbage broth is scuttled and the oozing brew burbles into the depths of the ocean.
  • 2Deliberately cause (a scheme) to fail: some of the stockholders are threatening to scuttle the deal
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    • He was an outspoken critic of the show when it began, mostly because it scuttled his own plans for a Galactica reboot that would pick up where the 1978 version left off.
    • As such, she doesn't get out much, since her few attempts at dating are scuttled by the conspicuous presence of her bodyguards.
    • Kunuk comes off as a sentimentalist, scuttling his attempts to inflate his story into something bigger, leaving remains that feel as psychologically uncomplicated as the similarly themed The Lion King.

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  • An opening with a cover in a ship’s deck or side: a shaft of sunlight blazed through the cabin scuttle

Origen

late 15th century (as a noun): perhaps from Old French escoutille, from the Spanish diminutive escotilla 'hatchway'. The verb dates from the mid 17th century.

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