Translation of aquaplane in Spanish:


patinar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɑkwəˌpleɪn/ /ˈækwəˌpleɪn/ /ˈakwəpleɪn/

intransitive verb

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    (car) patinar
    (con un solo esquí) Sport hacer esquí acuático
    • A traffic policeman had a miraculous escape after his patrol car aquaplaned on a wet road, hit the central reservation of the A120 and burst into flames
    • Such is the importance of first qualifying under the new aggregated system that he was forced to keep pushing, but as the track became increasingly perilous during his out-lap, the car aquaplaned and hit the wall at turn eight.
    • A West Yorkshire fire officer said that the accident was caused by a combination of speed and the ‘severe’ weather conditions, which caused the vehicle to aquaplane on the road surface.
    • Police believe the car may have aquaplaned on the waterlogged motorway because of the heavy rain.
    • In interview he said the car was travelling at between 30 and 45 mph when it aquaplaned.
    • However, with the road wet from the showers that had been falling in the district, it aquaplaned off the road and went nose-first into the embankment.
    • The steering wheel lost all control as the wheels locked and I aquaplaned towards the roundabout at 30 mph.
    • It had been raining for some time and we believe the driver aquaplaned when he hit water on the ground.
    • In Tadcaster, a man had a narrow escape early today when he hit a wall of flood water on the B1223, near Ulleskelf, and aquaplaned across a road into a ditch.
    • I took over from him but aquaplaned off the flooded track so I'm hoping for much better luck on this occasion.
    • Unfortunately, on Anthony's second run of the morning he aquaplaned off the circuit, damaging the chassis.
    • You can't have five cars aquaplaning down the straight, and all the cars going flat out behind them.
    • The police said I was aquaplaning (tyres sliding over the water).
    • He also noted that the first raindrop that hits the ground will have those cars aquaplaning like barefoot water-skiers.
    • If the steering becomes unresponsive the car could be aquaplaning on surface water.
    • ‘The car was aquaplaning a lot, which meant it was actually floating on the track surface and the driver had no control,’ he said.
    • The car would go into a slide without warning, as if we were aquaplaning, or like when you try to slow down a toboggan…
    • In wet weather water comes down off Temple Lane onto the road and cars are known to aquaplane.
    • But I was aquaplaning and the car went sideways on the standing water.
    • However, when golf carts start to aquaplane and caddies are chilled to the bone, it is no joke and everyone was relieved when the tournament was abandoned for the day.


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    esquí acuático masculine