Translation of icebreaker in Spanish:

icebreaker

rompehielos, n.

Pronunciation /ˈaɪsˌbreɪkər//ˈʌɪsbreɪkə/

noun

  • 1

    (ship)
    rompehielos masculine
    • Later this month he will fly to Uruguay, and from there catch an ice-breaker ship to the base.
    • There was a Russian ice-breaker tour, with tickets costing around $40,000.
    • Celebrity Cruises travels to Antarctica with the polar ice-breaker Kapitan Khlebnikov, a refitted 1980's Russian polar research vessel.
    • Data collection took place primarily on an opportunistic basis, typically onboard ice-breakers, naval tankers, cargo ships and other vessels.
    • Land, ocean, and space-based infrastructure, including research stations, aircraft, ice-breakers, and dedicated satellites, could be centrally coordinated.
    • An ice-breaker is to leave from South Africa Sunday.
    • From 1947 to 1951 he directed scientific operations aboard submarines and ice-breakers during five cruises to the northern Aleutian platform and Beaufort Sea.
    • It is named Arctic because it is an ice-breaker used in Arctic seas.
    • Hovercrafts or high-speed ice-breakers could replace the boats in the winter, says Krantz.
    • If its pressurized floes are thick and unbroken, it can stop an ice-breaker dead or slice the steel hull of a lesser ship like a can opener.
  • 2US

    (on bridge)
    rompehielos masculine
  • 3

    (at party, gathering)
    someone mentioned baseball, that was the icebreaker alguien mencionó el béisbol y así se rompió el hielo