Translation of face-off in Spanish:

face-off

salida, n.

Pronunciation ///ˈfeɪs ˌɔf/

noun

  • 1

    (in ice hockey)
    salida feminine
    saque masculine
    • He said the referee had dropped the puck to start the face-off when two other opposing players had started to fight.
    • The match was watched by Keith Hill, who dropped the puck at the first face-off to begin the game.
    • Ben won the face-off and passed the puck to Nate.
    • He's been described as a hard-nosed guy who skates well, wins face-offs, scores goals and finishes his checks.
    • The Ottawa Senators won the face-off and passed the puck to the point man on the blue line, who slapped the puck at Hasbro.
  • 2US

    (showdown)
    confrontación feminine
    • Instead of spreading out and confronting their neighbors in hostile face-offs, foraging sanderlings bunched together in tight little flocks.
    • After initial qualifying, the team sprint takes the form of a face-off, pitting one team against another racing on the opposite side of the track.
    • In such a face-off, not even the teachers union would side with the board.
    • At that point the face-off will turn on which campaign can mount the best low-budget endeavor and which candidate can thrive in an environment dominated by debates and media coverage.
    • Of course, the climax is the face-off between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader that we've been waiting for since Episode I, and it will meet every one of your expectations.
    • Now imagine that instead of a bilateral face-off, the next cold war will be a nuclear free-for-all.
    • Many of you wrote about our face-off last night, debating putting a cap on medical malpractice awards.
    • People may disagree about the candidates' performances, but many found the face-off to be livelier and less scripted than they expected.
    • Tonight, a dramatic face-off is over, and it could affect the news you watch and read.
    • Two leading national education experts will be here to debate the issue of choice in our face-off.
    • Please join us tomorrow in our face-off, a hard-fought battle over the security and reliability of electronic voting.
    • In practice the outcome of the indirect face-off between the Government and the opposition depends solely on the will of the Chief Prosecutor.
    • Congressman, I work hard to be neutral on these issues in our face-offs.
    • We'll have two professors here to debate that in our face-off tomorrow evening.
    • Missiles are the true relics of the cold war; they have no operative military role in the absence of a face-off of the superpowers.
    • And which candidate has the edge going into these second rounds after last night's vice presidential face-off?
    • That said, in spite of a nagging sense that everyone is going through the motions, this still raises the blood pressure from time to time, particularly in the face-offs between the characters.
    • The low-profile face-off did little for either candidate.
    • Creatively, this adds a heightened amount of tension to the timed face-off, as a win crushes the morale of your foes, while a loss ends your game immediately.
    • The face-off between the management and employees of the company began when a new worker unknowingly opened a window in an area where a steam machine is used to dry finished textile materials.