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gremlin

Pronunciation: /ˈgremlɪn/

Translation of gremlin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [humorous/humorístico] duendecillo (masculine), diablillo (masculine) (the) gremlins have been at the engine again este motor está endemoniado
    Example sentences
    • Unfortunately, we encountered some electrical gremlins in Pomona, and, as a result, we have had to backtrack to square one to establish a solid baseline.
    • We also had an electrical gremlin that affected us for longer than what we thought.
    • McLaren must be facing Melbourne with mixed feelings, because for the past two years, they have had the quickest car on the track, only to fall away in the opening two races with mechanical gremlins.

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