Translation of adapter in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈdæptər; əˈdæptə(r)/


  • 1.1 [Elec] (plug — with several sockets) enchufe (m) múltiple, ladrón (m), triple (m) (CS) ; (— for different sockets) adaptador (m) AC o (BrE) mains adapter transformador (m)
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    • A North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said the cause of the blaze was an overloaded electrical socket adapter.
    • So picture me, kneeling on my bed, trying to jiggle loose this plug, which is plugged into a six-plug adapter.
    • The overloaded adaptor was removed and John was asked to plug the toaster in safely.
    1.2 (connecting device) [Tech] adaptador (m)
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    • It is an adaptor that converts the analog signal that is generated by your standard phone into a digital signal.
    • There's also a connector (and an adapter if you need it) for handling different types of monitors.
    • As mentioned earlier, there are two adapters to convert the DVI connections for standard VGA use.

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