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spanner
American English: /ˈspænər/
British English: /ˈspanə/

Translation of spanner in Spanish:

noun (British English) (adjustable spanner)

  • also: box spanner
    also: plug spanner
    llave (feminine) de bujías
    to throw a spanner in the works (British English)
    fastidiarlo todo
    Example sentences
    • He collects some other tools, a hammer, nails, spanners, screwdrivers and a few more saw-blades, and slots them into the zippered pouches on his backpack.
    • I know one particular man who actually got a rowing boat and went across in his dinner hour and welded spanners, wedges and hammers to the bulk head and rowed back again.
    • Unless you have pretty particular interests you're probably not going to have much use for a magnifying glass, a spanner or a miniature jig-saw.

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