There are 2 translations of scupper in Spanish:

scupper1

Pronunciation: /ˈskʌpər; ˈskʌpə(r)/

n

  • [Nautical/Náutica] imbornal (masculine)
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    • Nylon panels on the sides of the Geckos eject water like scuppers on a tramp steamer - hop out of the river, take five steps, and the bilges are dry.
    • Fleets of great armed ships, loaded to the scuppers with silver and other treasures from the Viceroyalties of Peru and New Spain, were assembled and outfitted at Havana.
    • Franklin had noticed that the wake of one ship he saw was particularly smooth, and was told that the cooks had probably just discharged greasy water through the scuppers.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 2 translations of scupper in Spanish:

scupper2

vt

  • (British English/inglés británico) [ship] hundir; [plan/talks] echar por tierra now we're scuppered [colloquial/familiar] estamos acabados [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Against extraordinary odds Davie and Alan fight their way out of their ship's cabin - and in a moment of desperation Alan recklessly scuppers the ship when he ignites a barrel of gunpowder in the hold.
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    • Being a surgeon or concert pianist is an advantage here - the disc is naturally misshaped for use in the round CD-Rom drive, so half an inch either way scuppers the exercise.
    • If you're asking whether this scuppers the deal, the answer is absolutely not.
    • And a growing environmentalist movement in the country has already scuppered a leading mining project.

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Word of the day casquillo
m
case …
Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.