Translation of flip-flop in Spanish:

flip-flop

Pronunciation: /ˈflɪpflɑːp; ˈflɪpflɒp/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (noise) chancleteo (masculine)
  • 2 (in gymnastics) voltereta (feminine) hacia atrás
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    • Equally renowned was her power on balance beam, where she tumbled a very high back layout to two feet, and dismounted with two flip-flops to a full-twisting double back.
    • Her routine included a full-twisting flip-flop and triple twist dismount.
    • The three-time Olympian fell on her mount (front salto on) and later on a flip-flop.
  • 3 (reversal of policy) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], giro (masculine) or viraje (masculine) de 180 grados to do a flip-flop dar* un giro or viraje de 180 grados
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    • We have seen an incredible flip-flop on the nuclear policy by this Party.
    • Every time he was asked, he was not quite sure, or he did a flip-flop on policy.
    • It was important that they were allowed to slug it out over the so-called flip-flop on that legislation.
  • 4 [Computing/Informática] [Electronics/Electrónica] flip-flop (masculine)
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    • I built a flip-flop circuit, flipped the switch, watched the relay click on and remain on.
    • In state 0, when the flip-flop receives an input pulse, it flips to state 1 but does nothing else.
    • When this flip-flop is triggered, it provides an output to the pulse generator to start the experiment in synchrony with the video signal.
  • 5 (British English/inglés británico) thong 3

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • 2 (in gymnastics) dar* una voltereta hacia atrás
  • 3 (reverse policy) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], dar* un viraje de 180 grados

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