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dipstick
American English: /ˈdɪpˌstɪk/
British English: /ˈdɪpstɪk/

Translation of dipstick in Spanish:

noun

  • varilla (feminine) (medidora) del aceite
    Example sentences
    • The good news for consumers is there's no need to look under the hood anyway, as the dipstick and filler openings for the windshield washer fluid and engine oil are hidden in a service module behind the faux grille on the front of the car.
    • On some equipment, a visual sight glass or gauge shows fluid levels without opening the system, while on others a dipstick or other manual measuring device is used.
    • The fast-fit specialist carried out vehicle inspections at three of its recent fleet safety days and found that almost 25% of cars checked needed at least one litre of oil while one engine had no trace of oil on the dipstick.

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