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fin

Pronunciation: /fɪn/

Translation of fin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Aerospace/Espacio] [Sport/Deporte] [Technology/Tecnología] [Zoology/Zoología] aleta (feminine); [Cars/Automovilismo] alerón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He then uses this to explain why there are no post-anal fins in fish: the tail is itself an appendage.
    • Powerful fins propel the streamlined fish toward meals of smaller fish and squid - and away from hungry sharks.
    • In essence, only the paired fins and the tail fin remain.
    Example sentences
    • Training equipment such as kickboards, pull buoys, and fins help all swimmers to isolate or emphasize certain movements.
    • The next steps involve the whole stroke, removing the fins, underwater kicking to stroke start and finally the block start.
    • You take a look around the pool and are surprised to see that a number of swimmers are using fins, especially on kick sets.
    Example sentences
    • The center fin was a fixed surface, extending vertically above the stabilizer at the center line of the airplane.
    • Simply described, the fins improve directional stability by channeling and smoothing the airflow around the tailcone.
    • Aerodynamic fins located on the aft bay of the strap-ons also provided for flight control.
    Example sentences
    • The fins conduct heat from the tubes and then transfer it to the air flowing through the radiator.
    • Concrete structural fins act as shading devices on the north-south axis.
    • The top and bottom of the Cool Drive have fins for heat dissipation.

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