There are 2 translations of pivot in Spanish:

pivot1

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪvət/

n

  • 1.1 [Tech] pivote (m)
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    • The insert requires minimal preventive-maintenance grease at its pivot points and axles.
    • By rotating the dial, the pivot point or the fulcrum of the brake lever moves in and out.
    • You will see in this drawing there is a pivot and lug mechanism.
    1.2 (of play, plot) eje (m) central the pivot of the play is the mother la madre es el eje central de la obra, la obra gira en torno al personaje de la madre
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    • No - she had been the pivot of it all, the centre, the core.
    • Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, was a crucial pivot of U.S. policy from the 1970s forward.
    • For the U.S., Okinawa is the pivot of its East Asian military presence.
    1.3 [Sport] (AmE) (key player) jugador, -dora clave; (in basketball) pívot (mf)
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    • If Wallace is frequently overpowered by some of the league's more gargantuan pivotmen, guarding Jermaine O'Neal is Big Ben's chance to push around someone else.
    • Until injuries abruptly curtailed his career, Willis Reed was a strong, mobile center who could handle brutes like Chamberlain as well as quicker pivotmen.
    • Among an ever-improving crop of pivotmen, Duncan is still the most dependable and fundamentally sound.
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    • As the pivot player makes contact with the floor, he pivots toward the basket, holding the ball high over his head.
    • Put the ball down hard on the floor, before you pick up your pivot foot.
    • The rear foot becomes the pivot foot, so don't move it if you stop dribbling.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of pivot in Spanish:

pivot2

vi

  • [Mech Eng] pivotarto pivot on sth/sb he pivoted on his heel giró sobre sus talones the whole organization pivots on one man la organización entera gira alrededor de un solo hombre
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    • He deliberately pivoted in his swivel chair, as if thinking.
    • They can be raised and lowered, rotated and pivoted for the optimal working angle along their 1,575-ft.
    • The teacher pivoted around on her heels and hatred contorted her expression.
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    • The fourth pushchair was bought a few weeks after the third pushchair after we realised that we'd bought the first one without checking the front wheels were pivoted.
    • The secret was that both sets of wheels are pivoted in the Fairlie principle.
    • When wall-mounted, an optional mounting bracket pivots the handgun out before the door drops down to present the holster-mounted firearm.

vt

  • hacer* girar

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.