Translation of recoil in Spanish:
intransitive verbAmerican English: /rəˈkɔɪl/ British English: /rɪˈkɔɪl/
- 1.1 (shrink back) she recoiled in fearhe recoiled at the sight of the corpsesel miedo la hizo retrocederretrocedió de miedoto recoilretrocedió impresionado al ver los cadáveres
fromsomethingshe recoiled from his embracerehuir algothe child recoiled from me as if afraidrehuyó su abrazo1.2el niño me rehuyó como si tuviera miedo(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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