There are 2 translations of scramble in Spanish:

scramble1

Pronunciation: /ˈskræmbəl/

n

  • 1 (no plural/sin plural) 1.1 (chaotic rush) several people were hurt in the scramble varias personas salieron lastimadas en el barullo or la confusión or la rebatiña there was a scramble to complete all the work in time hubo grandes prisas or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un gran apuro para terminar el trabajo a tiemposcramble for sth there was a last-minute scramble for tickets a último momento hubo una rebatiña para conseguir entradas 1.2 (difficult climb) subida (feminine) or escalada (feminine) difícil
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    • The next hour was a constant scramble through tangled trees, around in circles, and hiding behind bushes.
  • 2 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] carrera (feminine) de motocross
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    • In August 1988 planning permission was refused for the proposed use for a motor cycle scramble / motor cycle track for practice only.
    • Speedway racing is not the only interest of the new club - members will go to scrambles and TT races.

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There are 2 translations of scramble in Spanish:

scramble2

vi

  • 1 1.1 (clamber) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) to scramble to one's feet levantarse, ponerse* de pie (apresuradamente o con dificultad) I scrambled out of the wreckage salí como pude del vehículo siniestrado we scrambled through the bushes nos abrimos paso con dificultad a través de los arbustos he scrambled up the rocks subió las rocas gateando
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    • The children had been tossed around underwater but managed to get to their feet and scramble to higher ground.
    • The ground was rocky and Damian quickly scrambled over to Thera.
    • Hopping up quickly, she scrambled down the side of the rock to flat ground; smoothing the winkles of her dress.
    1.2 (struggle, compete) to scramble for sth pelearse por algo, andar* a la rebatiña por algo the boys were scrambling for sweets los niños se peleaban por los caramelos
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    • His family is struggling and scrambling to deal with not only the emotional issues but the financial impact as well.
    • The media bombard the public with calls for more government spending and eager politicians scramble to help in the spend-up.
    • The media giant is pulling apart its empire as it scrambles to compete in a changed media world.
  • 2 [Aviation/Aviación] [Military/Militar] despegar* (con urgencia) the squadron was ready to scramble el escuadrón estaba listo para despegar or recibir la orden de despegue
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    • The Air Force scrambled interceptor aircraft to investigate, but they found nothing.
    • The aeronautical rescue co-ordination centre at RAF Kinloss immediately scrambled a helicopter.
    • A Royal Navy Rescue Helicopter was scrambled as was the Coastguard rescue helicopter from Stornoway.
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    • Fighter jets and Blackhawk helicopters scrambled before the plane was identified and escorted to the Washington airport.
    • If the plane is acting suspiciously, fighter jets could scramble to intercept.
    • In Britain, Royal Air Force fighter planes scrambled today to escort a Greek jetliner to a London airport.

vt

  • 1 1.1 (mix) mezclar let's scramble all the letters/numbers mezclemos las letras/los números to scramble eggs hacer* huevos revueltos 1.2 [message] codificar*, cifrar
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    • If he can't meet members of the JTTF face-to-face, he talks to them on a secure telephone that scrambles his conversations.
    • All data in the payloads is scrambled, but framing bytes in the overhead consist of fixed data patterns and thus are not scrambled.
    • When we negotiate, our clients certainly want a program, which scrambles a signal so you can't copy it.
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    • His brain was scrambled, a mess of hash browns, but some twisted force kept him moving.
    • After scrambling her brain on joint custody, she has plunged into the maelstrom of superannuation rights for same sex couples.
    • I'm going to work today so I won't be able to idle away hours scrambling my brain with these issues.
  • 2 [Sport/Deporte] [goal/run] hacer* a duras penas a defender scrambled the ball away/back un defensa a duras penas despejó/devolvió la pelota
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    • Then he had a shot which struck the post before being scrambled away by the visitors.
    • Frotunately, the kick cracked the foot of the post and was scrambled away.
    • David Wetherall headed the cross for Watford's first corner which was scrambled away.
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    • He can scramble to avoid pressure and pick up yardage on the run, but he doesn't have a pro arm and is accurate in streaks.
    • There are four new starters on an inexperienced line, so the team needs a quarterback who can scramble and react to the blitz.
    • Brad Johnson scrambles for 10 yards on third down to get the first down.

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Word of the day erizo
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hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.