There are 2 translations of prop in Spanish:

prop1

Pronunciation: /prɑːp; prɒp/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (holding up roof etc) puntal (masculine) she was his prop in times of crisis ella era su apoyo or sostén en momentos de crisis
    More example sentences
    • I've still got the props up supporting the house.
    • The entire structure is supported with conventional props and crossbeams.
    • Creating an intense heat and light that at once attracts and repels, the hand leans backwards, resting on a prop not unlike the beams used to construct roofs of houses.
  • 3 [Aviation/Aviación] [slang/argot] hélice (feminine)
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    • The engine went to Sam Thompson, the prop to California Propeller and parts to other contractors.
    • In a turboprop aircraft, putting the props in the beta position creates an extraordinary speed brake.
    • Most of the aircraft have no logbooks, have run-out engines and props, and need a lot of work.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • to prop sth against sth apoyar algo en or contra algo it was propped against the wall estaba apoyado en or contra la pared the door was propped open with a brick un ladrillo mantenía la puerta abierta

Phrasal verbs

prop up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (support) [wall/building] sostener*, apuntalar 1.2 (lean) apoyar he was propped up in bed estaba recostado en la cama I propped the bicycle up against the wall apoyé la bicicleta contra la pared 1.3 [regime] apoyar, ayudar a mantener en el poder the company is being propped up by government loans la compañía se mantiene a flote gracias a préstamos del gobierno they bought shares to prop up the price compraron acciones para mantener la cotización or para evitar que bajara la cotización

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There are 2 translations of prop in Spanish:

prop2

Pronunciation: /prɑːp; prɒp/

noun/nombre

  • [Cinema/Cine] [Theater/Teatro] accesorio (masculine), objeto (masculine) de utilería or (Spain/España) (Mexico/México) del attrezzo he uses his hat as a comic prop se vale del sombrero como elemento cómico she's in charge of props está a cargo de la utilería or (Spain/España) (Mexico/México) del attrezzo (before noun/delante del nombre) prop oprops department utilería (feminine) or (Spain/España) (Mexico/México) attrezzo (masculine)

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