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spurt

Pronunciation: /spɜːrt; spɜːt/

Translation of spurt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of speed, activity) she works in spurts trabaja por rachas a final spurt won him the race con un esfuerzo or (e)sprint final, ganó la carrera to put on a spurt acelerar, pisar el acelerador 1.2 (jet) chorro (masculine) spurts of flame llamaradas (feminine plural) (de fuego)
    Example sentences
    • A sudden spurt of blood erupted from my nose, covering my white T-shirt in blood.
    • I could see clearly the spurt of blood that gushed out on to his ear and dripped down his cheek.
    • She choked, coughing up thin spurts of blood.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [runner] acelerar 1.2 [liquid/steam] salir* a chorros

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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