Translation of impact in Spanish:


impacto, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪmˌpækt//ˈɪmpakt/


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    (in collision)
    impacto masculine
    it exploded on impact estalló al hacer impacto
    • Pollen indicates that this formation is Tertiary, coming shortly after the meteor impact at the end of the Cretaceous.
    • Triton's surface has relatively few impact craters, suggesting that it is young.
    • No leg muscle escapes the wrath of the roller blade and, as inline skating is a low impact exercise, it has the benefit of being easy on the joints.
    • With residue, the raindrop impact is absorbed and erosion is reduced.
    • If a meteor impact causes a nuclear winter, then the ability to lie dormant would have improved your chances.
    • She said the impact of the smash knocked the door off its hinges.
    • To reduce the likelihood of whiplash injuries during rear impacts, a new front seat design has been adopted.
    • His passenger suffered fatal injuries in the impact.
    • The car comes as standard with a driver's and front passenger's airbag as well as side curtain airbags to prevent injury in side impacts.
    • No helmet could have prevented the head injuries received in an impact of this speed, not even an airbag.
    • I actually saw three people walk into display stands - not just brushing impacts, but full-on whacks.
    • But the extra pounds around his waist took some of the impact from the blow and prevented more serious injury.
    • All these measures, enforced by law or adopted by choice, reduce the risk of serious injury from crash impact.
    • Basically, due to the internal injuries from the impact, bile had contaminated the entire body cavity, making it smell foul.
    • The features that look like craters have the wrong proportions to be impact craters.
    • It is believed he died from multiple injuries caused by the impact of the collisions.
    • This technique allows the sole of the club to contact the grass at impact and slide easily under the ball.
    • The very sound of the word triggers associations with rubber bumpers or lips, objects that create contact, absorb impact.
    • The rear safety tests measure how well a seat/head restraint protects a passenger against neck injury in rear impacts at low to moderate speeds.
    • A fellow council worker, who had just got out of the vehicle and was standing close at the time of the impact, suffered serious injuries.
    • The immediate impact of his intervention was to sidetrack preventative campaigns.
    • Evidence and intuition suggest that this sort of farming has a devastating impact on the environment.
    • "I feel like I've had an impact off the bench, " he says.
    • The study demonstrated that pharmacists can have a significant positive impact on drug therapy outcomes in a selected disease state.
    • The introduction of these foreign organisms can have a devastating impact on marine environments.
    • Moreover, advances in medicine and medical technology have had a marked impact on the process of dying.
    • The findings of a health impact assessment are often limited by financial and time costs.
    • The adverse effect immediately made an impact on the company's financial performance.
    • Work with your doctor to lessen their impact on your life.
    • We'll examine its impact on the economy when we come back.
    • European-style regulations of information collection would have a tremendous negative economic impact.
    • Two weeks before the draft, almost everyone looks like a potential impact player.
    • We must continually evaluate the impact of each change on the product as a whole.
    • Firstly, let me reassure you, I've read your victim impact statements.
    • So the potential environmental impact is markedly reduced by that.
    • All these influences have had an impact on me becoming who and what I am today.
    • Early detection, treatment and intervention are essential to minimize the long-term negative impact of maternal depression.
    • Each of these planks has an enormous negative environmental impact and, at best, mixed economic impacts.
    • She made an immediate impact on the Quaker community.
    • The screening opinion had contemplated that a traffic impact assessment would be carried out.
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    impacto masculine
    what will the environmental impact of these measures be? ¿qué impacto tendrán estas medidas sobre el medio ambiente?
    • the movie had a major impact on public opinion la película impactó a / tuvo un gran impacto sobre la opinión pública
    • this will have little impact on the budget deficit esto hará muy poca mella en el déficit presupuestario

transitive verb

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    chocar contra

intransitive verb

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    hacer impacto
    to impact against / on sth chocar contra / hacer impacto con algo
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    to impact on sth tener un impacto sobre algo