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 temple
m
tempering …
Cultural fact of the day

Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.