There are 2 main translations of wake in Spanish

: wake1wake2

wake1

despertar, v.

Pronunciation /weɪk//weɪk/

transitive verb

  • 1

    despertar
    this will wake them from their apathy esto los sacará de su apatía / les sacudirá la apatía

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (become awake)
    despertar
    despertarse
    he woke from a deep sleep despertó de un sueño profundo
  • 2

    (be awake)
    waking or sleeping, it's always on my mind no me lo puedo quitar de la cabeza ni de día ni de noche
    • my waking hours las horas que paso despierta
    • it was a waking nightmare fue (como) una pesadilla

noun

  • 1

    (for dead person)
    velatorio masculine
    velorio masculine

There are 2 main translations of wake in Spanish

: wake1wake2

wake2

estela, n.

Pronunciation /weɪk//weɪk/

noun

  • 1

    (of ship)
    estela feminine
    in the wake of sth
    • the hurricane left a trail of destruction in its wake el huracán dejó una estela de destrucción a su paso
    • in the wake of the revolution tras la revolución
    • his resignation comes in the wake of ... su dimisión se produce tras / sigue a ...
    • he accelerated and left the others trailing in his wake aceleró y dejó atrás a los demás
    • It notes that every aircraft generates a wake while in flight.
    • We picked up the first Mk-25 at a quarter-mile and then got a visual on the ship's wake.
    • The reason given for this crash was that the aircraft flew into the wake of another aircraft, and the pilot lost control of it.
    • Whether it's cruising through a wake or throwing an anchor, according to him I do it all wrong.
    • As we passed overhead, the glare of the moonlight on the water receded, and with our goggles, we could see a wake behind the ship.
    • Wake turbulence happens when we pass through the wake of another aircraft, similar to when a boat passes through the wake of another vessel.
    • What effect does this asymmetrical function of the dorsal and ventral tail lobes have on patterns of water flow in the wake?
    • Franklin had noticed that the wake of one ship he saw was particularly smooth, and was told that the cooks had probably just discharged greasy water through the scuppers.
    • Black water was seen in the ship's wake after the bombs exploded, proof the submarine was doomed.
    • The speedboat kicked up a huge wave of water in its wake.
    • All aircraft produce wake turbulence - spirals of air that trail from the wingtips that can be a particular hazard when smaller aircraft follow a larger plane.
    • Such shockwaves are a bit like the wake of a ship travelling across the ocean.
    • Pilots can avoid wake turbulence by allowing greater distance behind the heavy aircraft and their own, or by delaying takeoff for a few minutes.
    • Next morning the sea is oily smooth, broken only by the wake of passing ships.
    • She watches her father's departure by ship from a rowboat that is nearly swamped in the ship's wake.
    • If you begin to see mud or floating grass blades in your wake, slow down and find deeper water.
    • When we motor into the channel, however, I can't help noticing that the mooring buoy is trailing a foaming wake as the outgoing tide thunders past the boat.
    • The pilot gets into a small bit of leftover wake turbulence, the rental aircraft wobbles just before touchdown and a wingtip catches the runway.
    • Torpedoes powered by compressed air left a telltale wake in the water and gave a warning to a target.
    • Even the ground over which a tank has driven shows where the track pressure has warmed it, like the wake of a ship.