There are 2 main translations of tow in Spanish

: tow1tow2

tow1

remolcar, v.

Pronunciation /toʊ//təʊ/

transitive verb

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    (car/trailer/boat) remolcar
    (trailer/car/boat) llevar a remolque
    they towed the car away se llevaron el coche a remolque
    • our car has been towed la grúa nos ha llevado el coche
    • So if you're a looking for something to tow a large boat or caravan this vehicle certainly has the horses under the bonnet to do so with ease.
    • Another factor was that big cars would always be needed to tow boats and caravans, he said.
    • In the past, the police have had to tow vehicles out of the way because buses cannot come through.
    • Not only cars pass me at these speeds but lorries and, would you believe, cars towing caravans!
    • Officers spotted the car, which was towing a speed boat on a trailer, being driven erratically.
    • Presumably that hitch is used to tow a boat, or a big camping trailer, or something like that.
    • A fleet of classic tractors tow passenger-carrying trailers around the perimeter road, taking visitors to the prime viewing locations all around the circuit.
    • Crew members have been ordered to wear gas masks until the ship is towed to port, which may take several days.
    • An hour or two later, the ferry tows the gigs home.
    • They particularly want to hear from the occupants of two vehicles, a white caravanette and a car towing a caravan, who may have seen the accident.
    • His vehicle, which was towing a trailer, had a hydraulic winch, used for driving fence posts, mounted on the front.
    • Following a whopping breakfast we followed guide Greg, towing the boat with his pick-up truck, down to the boat ramp.
    • After towing the boat off the beach, locals left it anchored just off the coast.
    • There were parking attendants and tow trucks there issuing tickets and towing vehicles away.
    • Traffic coming up the busy main road was directed around the smashed cars for about an hour until both vehicles were towed away.
    • Most current visitors come by car, though a good many of these vehicles are also towing boats.
    • He will be supported by his wife and two friends travelling in a back-up vehicle towing a caravan.
    • Unless you tow a boat or trailer, or need an SUV to earn a living, is an eight-cylinder engine worth the extra cost of taking out a large loan?
    • It was followed on the road by a van towing a trailer and behind that again was a car, which collided with the back of the trailer.
    • A member has recently alerted us to a potential insurance problem with regard to towing boat trailers with hired vehicles.

noun

Motor Vehicles Nautical

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    remolque masculine
    to give sth/sb a tow remolcar algo/a algn
    • [ S ]on tow vehículo remolcado
    • in tow (following behind) a la zaga
    • to take a car/boat in tow llevar un coche/bote a remolque
    • she arrived with her relatives in tow llegó con sus parientes a la zaga
    • before noun tow hook gancho de remolque
    • We stopped to give a tow to that stranded boat, the one with the two families on it.
    • The naval antenna system's 60-ton anchor is complicating the tow.
    • Realising the going would not be good on the Knavesmire for heavy traffic they decided to offer a tow to vehicles taking part in the Northern Motor Caravan Show.
    • She ran under the wing and corrected, so I began the tow and she lifted into the air.
    • And if you find yourself getting tired, Matti will happily start up the outboard on his boat (outside Kolovesi NP) and give you a tow.
    • When that gave out they had to take a tow at 60 miles an hour from the Ford Corsair with very dodgy brakes - ‘terrifying’.
    • A tow was arranged and the stricken boat was towed back to Derbyhaven.
    • To receive reimbursement consideration, the invoice must be submitted within 90 days of the tow.
    • The worst would have cost an extra £120 and seen us forced to take a tow all the way home.
    • Their only way out was to accept a tow from a large cargo ship.
    • The macrotubule home was now on its way down to a horizontal position in the water to make ready for the tow out to our departure point.
    • But also there was the cost of the tow, which was an additional 300 baht.
    • The Kiwis, in rather sharp contrast, opened a can of cold baked beans, were rostered to wash the dishes and clean the kitchen and ate their own sandwiches on the tow out to the Hauraki Gulf.
    • This caused a huge headache and expense including a tow across the country by the RAC and the cost of a replacement car.
    • Above, a mechanical fault meant the Flying Scotsman needed a tow to get to York.
    • If you are on a curve or the tow is fishtailing, the surge brake system will not be 100% and the rear of the tow vehicle can be pushed sideways by the inertia of the tow.
    • A short drive, and $106 later (and that was relatively cheap for a tow of that distance) we were at the workshop and dropped the car off to be looked at.
    • Towing with a brash sort of horse would be a bit like having a tow from a brash kind of driver who let out the clutch too suddenly - perhaps pulling off a front bumper.
    • Last time I cycled it was in Exeter, where drivers often try to save cyclists energy, by hooking cyclists on their wing mirrors, and giving them a tow for the next 50 yards.
    • When a crab boat breaks down (a regular occurrence) and a tow is needed, the day is a loss while the rig is repaired.

There are 2 main translations of tow in Spanish

: tow1tow2

tow2

estopa, n.

Pronunciation /toʊ//təʊ/

noun

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    (fibers for rope)
    estopa feminine