Translation of pivot in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Technology)Example sentences1.2 (of play, plot)
the pivot of the play is the mothereje (masculine) centralla madre es el eje central de la obrala obra gira en torno al personaje de la madreExample sentences1.3
- 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.
(Sport) (American English) (key player)(in basketball)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- (Mech) to pivot
onsomething/somebodyhe pivoted on his heel the whole organization pivots on one manla organización entera gira alrededor de un solo hombreExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
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