Translation of recoil in Spanish:
intransitive verbAmerican English: /rəˈkɔɪl/ British English: /rɪˈkɔɪl/
- 1.1 (shrink back) she recoiled in fearel miedo la hizo retrocederhe recoiled at the sight of the corpses
retrocedió de miedoretrocedió impresionado al ver los cadáveresto recoil
fromsomethingrehuir algoshe recoiled from his embracerehuyó su abrazothe child recoiled from me as if afraidel niño me rehuyó como si tuviera miedo1.2(gun)
dar un culatazoExample sentences
- One shot bellowed out, and his gun recoiled, jumping backwards from the force of the bullet ripping from its nozzle.
- The front trigger is articulated to move forward a little when the gun recoils and then you move your finger forward for the right modified barrel.
- The rifle recoiled as it fired, and the shell exploded about a foot short of the missile.
noununcountableAmerican English: /ˈriˌkɔɪl/ , /rəˈkɔɪl/ British English: /ˈriːkɔɪl/
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