Translation of disengage in Spanish:


soltar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌdɪsənˈɡeɪdʒ/ /ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ /ˌdɪsɛnˈɡeɪdʒ/

See Spanish definition of soltar

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(extricate)

      to disengage sth from sth soltar algo de algo

      • he disengaged his hand from hers
      • to disengage oneself from a responsibility
      • A government statement that troops will disengage from the country by the end of the year has been derided as a political stunt.
      • For peace forces to disengage from coalitions that do not yet have the perfect answers would be both wrong and tragic.
      • All ships, disengage from enemy forces and rendezvous according to plan three.
      • So perhaps now is not the time to disengage from North Asia, although pulling the US troops away is long overdue.
      • Additionally, units may be forced to fight when attempting to disengage from the enemy, and only the largest or most mobile forces can do so with impunity.
      • Once a red flare is launched then we must disengage from battle.
      • The administration has made no secret of its desire to disengage from the Balkans, although it has promised not to make any dramatic troop reductions without consulting with its allies.
      • At no time during the campaign did the candidate discuss in an honest way the single most important issue facing the country: how to disengage from the war.
      • The three-state solution would permit the United States to disengage from security duties in most of the country.
      • Most of all, we must seek to disengage from Iraq - an occupation for which no justification now exists.
      • The government decided in 1959 to disengage from Africa as rapidly as possible after the next general election.
      • He said his division could not disengage from the country, redeploy, and retrain and refit within the time constraints specified in the war plans his division was apportioned against.
      • He reported, ‘Plans were already afoot for the Americans to disengage from the city.’
      • He has won domestic support for his plan to disengage from Gaza and the northern West Bank, but an overly ambitious focus would be equally damaging for him.
      • Prior to that, the President had done his utmost to disengage from the Israel-Palestine arena, in part so as not to become as heavily involved in the region as his predecessor had been.
      • A one-hand or a two-hand release disengages the locking features.
      • Shift into reverse, disengage the handbrake, release the pressure on the clutch.
      • Once outside he connected the trailer to his truck - disengaging the automatic brakes - and watched with horror as the whole vehicle began rolling down the slope.
      • Instead of it being a simple switch, a device that connects two wires when you push it and disengages them when you push it again, there was a whole circuit board in there.
      • Similarly, if the bearing is faulty or distorted, the sound of metal rubbing against metal within the bearing every time you engage or disengage the clutch could cause a squeal.
      • These functions include starting and stopping the engine, controlling its throttle, and engaging and disengaging an electric clutch that runs the bottom auger.
      • After disengaging the designated drives, Kelsey gently pushed the power connectors back in.
      • An auxiliary pump in the transmission case helps in engaging and disengaging the clutch.
      • If the range has an upper oven and fan, disengage the duct connection first.
      • Instructing me carefully where best to stand on the narrow ledge while disengaging me from the safety rope, it seemed a long way down to where the guys who had jumped before me were watching and shouting encouragement.
      • Hence it is necessary to solve the problem without the group disengaging their hands.
      • Often, the driver forgets to disengage the flasher after it has served its purpose, resulting in further confusion since turning indicators are rendered useless.
      • The position is slightly tricky to get into: Both scoutwalkers need to disengage their leg stirrups.
      • I disengage it, frown at the watermarks, put it back in to finish drying, glare at the man whose print lay on top of mine.
      • I shift to the left, disengaging our elbows, leaving room for him to rummage through our five favorite channels.
      • With her slim fingers slightly trembling, Amy disengaged the key he'd given her from her ring and let it spill from her hand to the floor.
      • Praying that the other two had had enough time, he yelled to Tiffany, and disengaging their swords they turned tail and ran down the corridor.
      • Not to be outdone, the other soldier kept his footing and ducked, disengaging his sword from Herrick's.
      • He reaches under his shirt and disengages his betel case from the broad multi pocketed belt.
      • Chris disengaged the clutch, selected reverse re-engaged the clutch and floored the accelerator within 4 seconds.

    • 1.2Military

      (troops/forces) retirar

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    (gears/mechanism) desconectar
    to disengage the clutch desembragar
    • It's completely transparent to the user: you simply accelerate when you want to go, and when you want to stop the car, do so - the engine will idle with the clutch disengaged.
    • The supercharger provides boost from just off idle until its clutch progressively disengages near mid-range.
    • This protects the gearbox from undue stress, gives improved results at mowing, topping etc., and is safer as it ensures that the tractor stops moving when the clutch disengages.
    • With drive disengaged, the vehicle shot down the slope much too fast and - thrown off balance by the suddenly shifting weight of logs in the back - tipped over.
    • Once disengaged, the braking mechanisms function independent of each other.

intransitive verb

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    (gears/mechanism) desconectarse
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    Military retirarse
    (boxers/fencers) Sport separarse
    • In order to do a precise disengage, you need a precise parry.
    • If your lunge causes your opponent to react more than he is comfortable with, you will have the freedom to disengage anytime.
    • The name of the attack is derived solely from the blade motion - for example: disengage, one-two, and so on.
    • The extra long qullions are specifically designed to protect the sword hand and arm, as well as making it more difficult for the adversary to disengage.
    • He has trouble disengaging from blockers and sometimes gets pushed off the line of scrimmage.