There are 2 main translations of rifle in Spanish

: rifle1rifle2

rifle1

rifle, n.

Pronunciation /ˈraɪfəl//ˈrʌɪf(ə)l/

noun

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    (gun) rifle masculine
    (gun) fusil masculine
    (regiment) (before noun) de fusileros
    rifle butt culata de rifle feminine
    • rifle fire fuego de fusil
    • Several Kalashnikov assault rifles were found at the scene.
    • For many of the British the battle resembled Mons: determined infantry assaults prepared by heavy shellfire, met with accurate rifle fire.
    • If you might have to fire a rifle or shotgun indoors, keep your hearing protection near the gun.
    • With scope and the supplied nylon sling, the empty rifle weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces.
    • I used to be a pretty decent rifle shot when I was at camp.
    • By today's standards, the Winchester 1886 was a huge rifle weighing about nine pounds.
    • Another development applied to both handgun and rifle bullets is a " bonding " process.
    • Johnston initially intended to create a black battalion that would include a Mobile company comprising Gilmer's rifles and additional troops.
    • The new Remington 710 is a moderately priced, entry-level, bolt-action hunting rifle.
    • Senators like Jean Carnahan went out of their way to brandish their hunting rifles.
    • If infantry attacks on foot, defending troops cut off infantry from tanks and destroy it with machine-gun and automatic rifle fire.
    • Berlitz heard two rifle shots at his back and braced himself for the pain.
    • Imagine firing a high-powered rifle in a mountainous area; people within five kilometers of the shot would hear it.
    • Police officers carrying semi-automatic rifles rode the capital's Metro subway trains.
    • At this time, the Marine Corps began to stress rifle marksmanship.
    • Maurice snorted, moving the cloth up and down the gleaming rifle barrel.
    • On the Moroccan side, security services with shotguns and rifles with fixed bayonets have met migrant workers.
    • Squeeze or squeezing of the trigger is the third element of rifle marksmanship.
    • Prussian military rifles first mounted sword bayonets in 1787 and the armies of most other countries followed suit over the following 30 or 40 years.
    • With the exception of handguns that fire rifle cartridges, copper fouling isn't a big problem for handgunners.
    • Drummond hobbled off, returning with a cigar in his mouth and an automatic rifle in his hands.
    • We pondered and poured over catalogs until we knew every rifle then available.
    • Officers believe all five victims were shot at random from a distance with high-velocity bullets probably fired by a rifle.
  • 2

    (groove)
    estría feminine

There are 2 main translations of rifle in Spanish

: rifle1rifle2

rifle2

Pronunciation /ˈrʌɪf(ə)l//ˈraɪfəl/

intransitive verb

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    (search)
    to rifle through sth (for sth)
    • she rifled through the contents of the briefcase revolvió en el maletín
    • he rifled through the papers buscó entre los papeles
    • He then stood and rifled through the contents, taking cash, while warning the pensioner to ‘keep quiet’ because he ‘had a knife’.
    • They rifled through two handbags and a desk taking all the cash they found, then stole van keys from the hall.
    • Whoever did it was obviously looking for cash because they went through all my possessions and rifled through all the drawers in the house.
    • As the victim, who is partially-sighted, sat helpless in her wheelchair, the men rifled through all the rooms in the house before stealing money from her handbag.
    • Two cellphone corporations rifled through the electronic files of at least one rival.
    • He said that the pair met up and rifled through the sack and Hyland took the euros which they then cashed at a currency exchange in a Post Office in Lancaster.
    • The personal invasion is highly unsettling, especially if they have rifled through personal papers or clothing.
    • I'm sure dozens of people have rifled through my diaries over the years.
    • A house on the Smalls Road in Warrenpoint was broken into just before 3.40 pm and rifled through.
    • Thieves forced their way through a garage door, went upstairs and rifled through drawers in the main bedroom.
    • One man threatened him with the air gun, while the second rifled through his pockets, stealing a Sony mobile phone and a disposable cigarette lighter.
    • The men demanded the keys to their new Skoda Octavia car, then locked them both in a downstairs room while they rifled through drawers.
    • An inspector rifled through discarded bin bags outside her home in Openshaw and is believed to have found a handwritten letter which had her name written on it.
    • Inside the bombed-out palace, troops from Attack Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, rifled through documents and inventoried the building.
    • He then managed to keep her occupied while he rifled through the property in search of the cash savings.
    • City Prosecutor's Office spokesman Sergei Marchenko said the killer or killers had apparently rifled through Kushnir's possessions, leaving the apartment in disarray.
    • Meanwhile, an elderly woman was left shocked after a crook claiming to be a district nurse rifled through her purse.
    • Three intruders who used a variety of ruses to gain entry into sheltered flats in Devizes, rifled through elderly people's belongings leaving such a mess that it is not known if anything was stolen.
    • He complained that officers rifled through his wife's underwear drawer.
    • One of the robbers stood on the victim's head while the second rifled through his pockets, stealing a credit card and £30 cash.

transitive verb

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    (plunder)
    (safe/drawers) desvalijar
    they rifled her jewel box in search of the ring le revolvieron el joyero en busca del anillo
    • The 18-year-old thug snatched his victim's bag and rifled his wallet before punching him in the face on the bridge across the River Avon.
    • It is believed the thieves rifle letters for money or anything they can cash in, with birthday cards particular targets.
    • Dressed in his Garda tunic, the thief asked the woman for identification and rummaged through her handbag before rifling some cash.
    • Sure enough, the surveillance set-up soon captured the toff ne'er-do-well rifling Allen's wallet.
  • 2

    (steal)
    (money/valuables) robar