There are 2 translations of hoist in Spanish:

hoist1

Pronunciation: /hɔɪst/

vt

  • 1 (lift) levantar, alzar*; [sail] izar*; [flag] izar*, enarbolar he hoisted the sack onto his shoulder se echó el saco al hombro
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    • When conditions finally permitted, it was all hands on deck as we formed teams heaving on a forest of ropes to hoist the huge sails.
    • Jeffers apprenticed himself to the home's contractors, then built Hawk Tower by hand, using ropes to hoist boulders from the cove below.
    • The disused temporary school building has already been brought from Bridlington to York, and leaders are preparing to bring in engineers and a crane to hoist the four-part structure into place.
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    • At the shrine he was hoisted onto a kneeler, where he prayed before the ivy-covered grotto.
    • It was about four feet high, the perfect height for small people to hoist themselves onto.
    • He pulled himself up next to her, hoisting her onto his lap.
  • 2 (drink) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] he had hoisted a few había estado empinando el codo [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 2 translations of hoist in Spanish:

hoist2

n

  • 1.1 (elevator) montacargas (m); (crane, derrick) grúa (f); (winch) torno (m), cabrestante (m), cabria (f)
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    • There was one woman, also in a wheelchair, who instead of getting out at the bottom of the stairs and walking up, insisted on a mechanical hoist to lift her, chair and all, up to the plane's door.
    • Now the council has stepped in to try and make some of them safe by using a hoist to lift the stones and bedding them in concrete two feet deep.
    • I then felt a series of bumps, which I later learned was just the rescue hoist jerking.
    1.2 (action) to give sb a hoist aupar* a algn they gave me a hoist onto the wall me auparon or me subieron al muro
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    • Instead, Dick persuaded Fritz to sail to the next platform and ask the crane driver to give them a hoist into the water.
    • Just as you get your side beautifully fixed, he gives it a hoist from his end, and spoils it all.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.