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culata

  
      sf  
1      (Mec)   [+de fusil]   butt  
[+de cañón]  
breech  
[+de cilindro]  
head
2      (Zool)   haunch, hindquarters
3    (=parte trasera)   rear, back
4      (Cono Sur)   (=cobertizo)   hut, shelter
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

culatazo, culada, cuarta, cubata

le salió el tiro por la culata exp.
it backfired on him

Entry related to:tiro

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'culata' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
te salió el tiro por la culata
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
(IDIOMS)
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
exp.
le salió el tiro por la culata
[Fig.]
exp.
les salió el tiro por la culata
[Fig.]
n.
el arma que se carga por la culata
exp.
con esas acusaciones le podría salir el tiro por la culata
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"culata": examples and translations in context
Ese tipo me trajo una culata rota en esa caja, para repararla. This fellow brought a busted cylinder head in here in that box, to be fixed.
Se me ha roto la culata del coche. The cylinder head of the car is broken.
Cuenta con una culata plegable, lo que hace más fácil el salto. That means it has a folding stock, which makes it easier to jump with.
Con culata plegable, de acción de bomba. It's a folding stock, pump action.
Un león levantado que sostiene una bola de cañón está representado en el moldeado de la culata (elemento visual 4). A lion issant holding a ball is depicted on the breech (visual 4).
El cañón es obra del cincelador Laurent Ballard. Realizado en bronce dorado, está ricamente decorado de la culata a la boca. The cannon is the work of the engraver Laurent Ballard. Made of gilded bronze, it is richly adorned from the breech to the mouth.
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