Translation of thrust in Spanish:

thrust

empujar, v.

Pronunciation /θrʌst//θrəst/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (push) empujar
    (push out) sacar
    (insert) clavar
    he thrust her against the wall la empujó contra la pared
    • she thrust her head out of the window sacó la cabeza por la ventana
    • he thrust out his chest sacó pecho
    • to thrust sth at sb
    • she thrust the book at me me tendió el libro bruscamente / con agresividad
    • to thrust sth into sth
    • he thrust his knife into the bundle clavó su cuchillo en el fardo
    • he thrust his sword into the ground clavó / hincó su espada en la tierra
    • he thrust his hands into his pockets se metió las manos en los bolsillos
    • they thrust him into the room lo metieron a la fuerza en la habitación
    • he was thrust into the role of … le impusieron el papel de …
    • she thrust the thought to the back of her mind apartó la idea de la cabeza
    • he thrust his way into the crowded hall entró abriéndose paso a empujones entre la gente que abarrotaba la sala
    • He sounded rather quizzical and calm despite the equivalent of an Uzi being thrust at his throat.
    • It was a woman photographer, with dyed blonde hair showing from beneath her headscarf, who thrust me most violently out of her way.
    • A black van pulled up, badges were thrust at me after the door opened, and I hopped in.
    • She gasped suddenly, thrusting a hand to her head, pushing back her styled hair abruptly and entangling her fingers in it.
    • Suddenly being thrust on to the opposite side of the fence was something of a culture shock.
    • I shot him a look, but was soon ambushed by a sheaf of papers being thrust at me.
    • This endless cycle of doctors being thrust at you like hot bullets from a machine gun has far too much potential for deadly mishaps and malpractice.
    • I'm there again, fighting at the bar for a drink and suddenly a hand is thrust in front of me.
    • Burly Paddy, who's at the helm, suddenly thrusts a fishing rod into my hand.
    • I've got a huge family and suddenly she has been thrust into the middle of this completely different way of life.
    • Suddenly she thrust her fist forward and struck the wall.
    • An empty, demanding hand is thrust at us, and we press money into it.
    • It was the shot line, and without thinking he thrust out his hand to grab it.
    • So how does such a creative, quietly self-possessing group of young men handle the fame and fortune that has so suddenly been thrust upon them this year?
    • He was living the rock and roll lifestyle, going to endless parties where free champagne was thrust at him and he took advantage of it.
    • Then the bowl is thrust at me with battered wooden chopsticks and a porcelain spoon.
    • A full paper bag was thrust at her, and the door shut, leaving her in stifled silence.
    • It was only through the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936, that, suddenly, she was thrust into the limelight, and became our Queen.
    • Rae dropped his sword from tired, numb fingers, and he saw the Guardian's blade sail through the air as it was thrust at his chest.
    • They wax garrulous when mikes are thrust at them, and queue up, or SMS furiously to get on to reality shows.
    • Suddenly, John is thrust into a whole new world of motion, music, camaraderie and passion.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (with sword)
    dar estocadas
    to thrust at sb tirarle una estocada a algn
  • 2

    (push)
    he thrust past me pasó por mi lado apartándome bruscamente
    • the army thrust south el ejército se abrió camino hacia el sur

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(with sword)

      estocada feminine
      • Chiyotaikai, who was handed his fourth straight loss of the 15-day tourney, went on the attack in the penultimate bout with a barrage of arm thrusts.
      • Another blow cracked at her backside, and a sweeping thrust knocked her off her feet.
      • He took this chance to land a quick thrust to the shoulders.
      • Likewise, contrary to the misapprehensions of fencing historians, thrusts were not delivered in stabbing or jabbing action.
      • Michael parried the weapon with a quick thrust from his left arm and launched his tightened right fist forward.
      • Instead of parrying, Celia crouched under the blade's arc and reprised with an upward thrust of her own weapon.
      • For several minutes he ducked and dived under knife thrusts, but he was tiring fast and couldn't see how he could seriously retaliate, short of disarming the man.
      • It wasn't long before I began to predict the frogs' underwater routes by watching the wakes left by the powerful thrusts of their hind legs.
      • He paused before delivering a powerful thrust that skewered the water creature beyond healing.
      • Flying prey can be caught by the crocodilians leaping into the air with thrusts of their powerful tail.
      • Like most herons, they capture prey with sudden thrusts of their bills.
      • She pulled back on the spear and launched it forward, but I blocked the thrust with my sword.
      • With a powerful thrust of her tail, she pulled him to the surface.
      • The duel began with a sudden lunge on his part; the shallow thrust was parried decisively to the right with a thin screech of metal against metal.
      • The girl quickly reacted to the man's attack with a strong thrust to the back of his neck.
      • Bryce's shout brought him out of the darkness with a violent thrust of his arm.
      • Sidestepping to the left will cause your character to slash in a spinning arc, while rolling forward and attacking initiates a lunging thrust.
      • It nearly broke his heart when he heard her cry out in pain as the joint was put back into place by a powerful thrust by his palm.
      • At any rate, it must be said that even the best mail and padding would not be proof against a strong thrust from such weapons.
      • In individual contests the student is required to execute free techniques against frontal attacks, thrusts, etc.
      • He drew his knife and threw himself into a series of lightning-quick thrusts, parries, lunges, and dodges.
      • Andris jerked back from the sudden thrust of the blade, but he'd been just a little slow.
      • Eventually, if he is successful, he kills the bull with a single thrust between the shoulder blades.
      • Lee then began to send a barrage of lightning fast thrusts and she continued to evade every single attack with a large grin on her face.
      • Palladini does not agree with those of his colleagues who believe that point thrusts should be executed with an exceptionally long lunge.

    • 1.2(push)

      empujón masculine

    • 1.3(advance, attack)

      ofensiva feminine
      • The first thrust into the city was from the western front.
      • The raids of the defenders were generally relieved by big thrusts carried out by forces far superior to those of the attackers.
      • They have described massive thrusts by armour from all sides; airborne attacks to take out Baghdad; vast seaborne raids.
      • In late March 1942, No.75 Squadron hurriedly deployed to Port Moresby in the face of initial Japanese air thrusts against the city.
      • Chelios, in fact, is at his best when he rubs a player out along the boards in his own end to stop an offensive thrust, then sends the puck up the ice to a teammate and joins in the rush.
      • Sparta still carry the greater thrust from midfield.
      • If an attacker can be made to believe that his offensive thrust will fail, then the defense will not be challenged.
      • He leaped; a powerful thrust of his wings bore him away from his assailant.
      • Then, as Tolbukhin parried further German armoured thrusts, Malinovsky mounted an attack on Buda.
      • By participating in such activities, the ‘new’ Irish domestic servant countered the thrust of forced assimilation.
      • Spectators did not have to wait long for the thrust of the second half to manifest itself.
      • As they go into battle, simultaneous armoured thrusts will be launched from Kuwait and Turkey.
      • The occasional offensive thrusts were, in fact, part of an overall defensive scheme adopted to allow the general and his staff to determine how best to counter the tribesmen.
      • After repelling Oxford's more determined thrusts, City broke free from their shackles as a Richard Hope shot from 25 yards was deflected wide for a corner.
      • Then, starting on April 3, U.S. divisions began making violent thrusts into Baghdad, first seizing the airport.
      • A criticism levelled at Inveraray is that the attacking thrust is often thwarted by over-elaboration among the forwards.
      • At the time, Dr. Ink praised this move as gutsy, a daring thrust into enemy territory.

  • 2

    (general direction)
    this is consistent with the thrust of their reforms esto es coherente con el carácter / la tendencia general de sus reformas
    • the (main) thrust of the report is that … la idea central del informe es que …
  • 3

    • 3.1(impetus)

      empuje masculine
      fuerza feminine
      • After liftoff, at nearly 100 percent of rated thrust, the engine throttles back momentarily.
      • A solar-powered ion engine could therefore not compete with the large thrust of a chemical rocket.
      • The engines available back then were going to have to be pushed about 20 percent to get the kind of thrust needed, according to Dassault.
      • When a propeller produces thrust, aerodynamic and mechanical forces are present that cause the blade to vibrate.
      • The goal of a turbofan engine is to produce thrust to drive the airplane forward.
      • Ion propulsion is a method of propulsion that uses electrical rather than chemical forces to generate thrust for a spacecraft.
      • The propulsive thrust that can be produced by these types of waves has been calculated.
      • Quickly the acceleration compensators countered the thrust of the engines, and he was comfortable again.
      • Very large, lightweight propellers provide sufficient thrust to keep the airship on station.
      • But with enough rocket thrust and the correct positioning, you come back to earth.
      • Most (but not all) commercial jets have reverse thrust, which redirects engine thrust to help stop the aircraft.
      • The thrust vector control is fully integrated into the digital flight control system.
      • The idea is to be as frictionless as possible, so you don't need much forward thrust to get moving.
      • The burn marks at the site did not indicate sufficient thrust to lift a large vehicle, according to Hynek.
      • The thrust of the turbo-jet engine was limited at high Mach numbers by the allowable turbine inlet temperature.
      • The pilot, however, coolly opened his throttles and used the forward thrust of his engines to pull him to a stop.
      • One of the most important considerations in flight is the balance of forces maintained between thrust, drag, lift, and weight.
      • Scientists scoffed at jets, believing they couldn't generate enough thrust to fly.
      • In either case, the total thrust of the trijet will be more than 18,000 lb.
      • This stroke must generate thrust as well as lift; it requires an airfoil with aerodynamic integrity.

    • 3.2Aviation Aerospace Nautical

      propulsión feminine

    • 3.3Architecture

      empuje masculine
      • The tubes resist lateral thrust caused by bead-cable tension forces that are contained within the overall assembly.
      • However, these geometries will exist only in a patch in the roof thrust.
      • Its main longitudinal arch thrust is held by six pre-stressed concrete ties, which are fixed into the abutment foundations.
      • The result is for the roof thrust to have a greater chance of being folded.
      • To resist lateral thrust, the design includes tie beams of posttensioned concrete beneath the foundation slab.