Translation of wringer in Spanish:


rodillo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪŋə//ˈrɪŋər/


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    (para escurrir la ropa) rodillo masculine
    • The making of wringers was the town's third-largest industry in the late 19th century and well into the 1950s.
    • A man standing over a hopper feeds in chunks of the batter, which are pressed through mechanical rollers that look like the clothes wringer on an old-fashioned washing machine.
    • As a child watches his mother put washing through the wringer in the 1940s, wet clothes ‘emerge from between the two cylinders of white rubber like giant wrinkled tongues’.
    • I argued that the washerwoman might have mangled her hand if she was caught in the wringer, but it couldn't have engulfed her entirely.
    • Even his mother's washing-machine alarms and enchants him, since he knows one day he'll put his fingers in the wringer, and (experience succeeding innocence) duly does.
    • The housewife still had to use a wringer to extract the water at the end of each cycle.
    • If you stroll down the Kaivopuisto esplanade in Helsinki, there's some wooden benches along the harbour that look like picnic benches and industrial size wringers behind the benches.
    • They were primitive small cylinders, not hooked up to water pipes or drains, with no spin dryers or wringers.
    • Next, I visited the nearby car wash, and used their wringer, (also known as a mangle), to manhandle a few ounces of water out of the jeans.
    • The wringer with its flexible rubber rollers is electrically driven and swings effortlessly into 8 different positions.
    • On one side of the main building there were four washing machines and two wringers, which were driven by a 20-horse-power engine placed in the adjoining building.