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American English: /ˈtrɛdˌmɪl/
British English: /ˈtrɛdmɪl/

Translation of treadmill in Spanish:


  • 1 (unrewarding situation) back to the treadmill!
    ¡de vuelta al yugo!
    Example sentences
    • While debt relief has been extremely effective, it is not sufficient to allow poor countries escape the treadmill of borrowing to repay old loans.
    • In 1995, his second book, Ocean of Sound, provided a handy escape from the journalistic treadmill.
    • New to Scotland, the classes are being booked up by people who have grown tired of the treadmill and are taking up tassels instead.
  • 2 (History, Medicine)
    rueda (feminine) de andar
    Example sentences
    • Where humans worked against gravity, as they did inside cage wheels and upon treadmills, we can calculate the power outputs.
    • The work required of workhouse inmates, especially the treadmill, was so hard that most apprentices were unable to work for several days upon their return to the plantation.
    • The original carousel opened in 1871 and was powered by a blind mule and a horse which walked a treadmill in an underground pit.
  • 3 (Sport) (in gym)
    cinta (feminine) de andar or correr
    trotadora (feminine) (Chile)
    Example sentences
    • Exercise therapy comprised an individualised aerobic exercise programme, mostly walking on treadmills and cycling on exercise bicycles.
    • The six male and six female participants completed four 90-minute walks on a treadmill in a refrigerated wind tunnel.
    • For exercise, each subject walked on a treadmill at a rate sufficient to achieve a minute ventilation that was approximately 3 times his or her resting rate.
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