Translation of hawser in Spanish:


cabo grueso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɔzər//ˈhɔːzə/


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    cabo grueso masculine
    guindaleza feminine
    • The anchor cable plunged into the water beside him, and he laid a hand on the thick hawser.
    • The bow is impressive and very photogenic, with the exposed starboard anchor still housed and its hawser and mooring bollards easily distinguishable.
    • The bow is equally imposing, with two extremely large anchors still in their hawsers and a great deal of machinery and portholes to see.
    • The captain and his crew abandoned ship in the boats and ran a hawser to anchor the Shuna's bow to the shore.
    • Many of the ship's 625 passengers peered at the spectacle below, as the ship was moored along the pier and held by thick hawsers.
    • Fortunately, her dogs were tied to a tree by what appeared to be old tug hawsers.
    • We picked up the rope immediately: a hefty old hawser that leads you out from the shore for about 100m.
    • Thicker hawsers followed, and it took no more than a few minutes to wrap them around the mooring bollards.
    • The docks were littered with greasy, untidily coiled hawsers, tools, cargo and refuse.
    • He managed to get a line and hawser ashore, across which some 40 men scrambled to safety.
    • It is held up with steel hawsers against the storms.