Translation of swivel in Spanish:

swivel

Pronunciation: /ˈswɪvəl/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)

  • girar she swiveled around to look at me se volvió para mirarme, giró sobre sus talones para mirarme

transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)

  • hacer* girar he swiveled his chair around hizo girar la silla
    More example sentences
    • Each venue would have specifically designed cruising areas, where you would stand on your own, away from your friends, eyes swivelling round like radars.
    • Try swivelling the mixer tap round to the right and the ensuing stream of water misses the second sink by a good couple of inches, creating large puddles across the worktop.
    • Suddenly he swivelled round and began doing Groucho Marx impressions.

noun/nombre

  • plataforma (feminine) giratoria

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.