There are 2 translations of jackknife in Spanish:

jackknife1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒæknaɪf/

n (plural -knives)

  • 1 (knife) navaja (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Adam had chosen a jackknife rather than a fixed blade.
    • With a jackknife, he whittled a point on a thin green stick pulled from a maple branch.
    • Pen clips, protractors, and jackknives have left hacked shapes to tell people how dull it all was when they sat here.
  • 2jackknife (dive) salto (masculine) de carpa

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There are 2 translations of jackknife in Spanish:

jackknife2

vi

  • [truck] plegarse*
    More example sentences
    • Mr William tried to slow down by pumping his brakes but the vehicle jackknifed in the road while trying to avoid Mr Utting.
    • The snow came down in handfuls and cars jackknifed to the left and right of us as we drove east on unplowed streets.
    • A double-semi had jackknifed, neatly shutting down four lanes.

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Today is a public holiday in Chile (Día de la Independencia)