Translation of fin in Spanish:

fin

Pronunciation: /fɪn/

n

  • [Aerosp] [Sport] [Tech] [Zool] aleta (f); [Auto] alerón (m)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.