escape


escape
m.
1 leak.
salir a escape (informal figurative) to leave in a rush, to rush off (peninsular Spanish)
2 escape, escapement, evasive, flight.
3 outlet.
pres.subj.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: escapar.
* * *
escape
nombre masculino
1 (huida) escape, flight, getaway
2 (de gas etc) leak
3 TÉCNICA exhaust
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a escape at full tilt
salir a escape figurado to rush out
* * *
noun m.
1) escape
2) leak
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SM
1) [de situación opresiva] escape

la lectura es mi única forma de escape — reading is my only form of escape

vía de escape — (lit) escape route; (fig) (form of) escape

la televisión es mi única vía de escape — the television is my only (form of) escape

utilizan el fútbol como una vía de escape de sus problemas — they use football as an escape from o as a way of escaping from their problems

salir a escape — to rush out

2) (=fuga) [de gas] leak; [de líquido, radiación] leak, leakage

un escape de gas — a gas leak

3) (Mec) (tb: tubo de escape) exhaust

gases de escape — exhaust, exhaust fumes

válvula, vía 1., 1)
* * *
masculino
1) (fuga) escape

salir/ir a escape — (Esp fam) to rush out/off

2) (de gas, fluido) leak
3) (Auto) exhaust
4) (Chi) (en cine, teatro) emergency exit
* * *
masculino
1) (fuga) escape

salir/ir a escape — (Esp fam) to rush out/off

2) (de gas, fluido) leak
3) (Auto) exhaust
4) (Chi) (en cine, teatro) emergency exit
* * *
escape1
1 = escape.

Ex: The public library is a way of escape from the narrow area of our individual lives into the field, finite, no doubt, but unbounded, of the wisdom and experience of all mankind.

* escape de la realidad = escape from reality.
* escape por los pelos = close call, close shave.
* literatura de escape = escape literature.
* tener un escape afortunado = have + a lucky escape.
* vía de escape = escape route.

escape2
2 = leakage, outflow, seepage.

Ex: An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.

Ex: A dam at the Strait of Gibraltar could be constructed to limit the outflow and reverse the climate deterioration, thus holding off the next ice age.
Ex: The location, rate of flow, and turbidity (clear or murky) are the critical factors when evaluating the seriousness of seepage from a dam.
* escape de agua = water leakage, water leak.
* gas del tubo de escape = exhaust fume, exhaust gas, exhaust.
* humo del tubo de escape = exhaust gas, exhaust fume, exhaust.
* tubo de escape = exhaust, tail pipe, exhaust pipe.
* válvula de escape = outlet.

escape3
3 = escape character.

Ex: Secondly, there are characters or groups of characters which begin with an 'escape character'.

* tecla de escape = ESC (escape).

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escape
masculine
A (fuga) escape
salir/ir a escape (Esp fam); to rush out/off
B (de gas, de un fluido) leak válvula
C (Auto) exhaust tubo
Compuesto:
escape libre
unsilenced exhaust
D (Chi) (en un cine, teatro) emergency exit
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Del verbo escapar: (conjugate escapar)

escapé es:

1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

escape es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
escapar    
escape
escapar (conjugate escapar) verbo intransitivo
1 to escape;
escape de algo ‹de cárcel/rutina/peligro› to escape from sth;
de castigo/muerteto escape sth
2
dejar escaparcarcajada/suspiroto let out, give;


oportunidadto pass up;
persona/animalto let … get away
escaparse verbo pronominal
1 [prisionero] to escape;
[animal/niño] to run away;
escapese de algo ‹de cárcel/jaula› to escape from sth;
de situación/castigoto escape sth;
escapese de algn ‹de policía/perseguidor› to escape (from) sth;
escapese de casa to run away from home;

se me escapó el perro the dog got away from me
2 (+ me/te/le etc)
a) (involuntariamente):

se le escapó un grito he cried out, he let out a cry

b) (pasar inadvertido):

no se le escapa nada he doesn't miss anything;

se me escapó ese detalle that detail escaped my notice
3 [gas/aire/agua] to leak
escape sustantivo masculino
a) (fuga) escape

b) (de gas, fluido) leak

c) (Auto) exhaust

escapar verbo intransitivo to escape, run away, get away: escapó de la justicia, he escaped from the law
dejó escapar un grito, she let out a cry
no dejes escapar esta oportunidad, don't let this opportunity slip ➣ Ver nota en escape
escape sustantivo masculino
1 (de gas, líquido) leak, escape
2 Téc exhaust
tubo de escape, exhaust (pipe)
3 (huida) escape
(salida, escapatoria) way out
'escape' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
Esc
- escalera
- escapar
- escapada
- escaparse
- escapatoria
- evadirse
- evasión
- fuga
- fugarse
- huir
- huida
- humo
- inadvertida
- inadvertido
- librarse
- pérdida
- salvarse
- tentativa
- tubo
- tufo
- válvula
- zafarse
- cosa
- evadir
- ir
- librar
- milagro
- salir
- sujetar
- tobogán
- vida
- volar
English:
discharge
- elaborate
- escape
- exhaust pipe
- fire escape
- leak
- narrow
- out
- outlet
- pent-up
- release
- store up
- back
- break
- detection
- effect
- elude
- exhaust
- fire
- get
- leakage
- lucky
- slip
- tailpipe
- turn
- unhurt
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escape nm
1. [de gas, agua] leak;
Comp
Esp Fam
a escape in a great hurry;
salir a escape to leave in a rush, to rush off
2. [de vehículo] exhaust
3. [en reloj, piano] escapement
4. Informát
tecla de escape escape key
* * *
escape
m
1 de gas leak
2 AUTO exhaust
3
:
salir a escape rush out
* * *
escape nm
1) fuga: escape
2) : exhaust (from a vehicle)
* * *
escape n leak

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