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palanca  

      sf  
1    (=barra)   lever  
  palanca de arranque   kick-starter  
  palanca de cambio   gear lever, gearshift   (EEUU)     
   palanca de freno          brake lever  
  palanca de mando   joystick
2    *   (=influencia)   pull, influence  
mover palancas      to pull strings  
tener palanca      to have pull, know people in the right places  
  palancas del poder   levers of power
3      (Andes, Méx)   [+de barca]   punting pole
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
control lever
nf.
joy stick
[INFO]
exp.
joystick
nf.
disc brake pad
exp.
know people in the right places
exp.
to have pull
vi.
put brake
exp.
I applied the brake
exp.
I put my foot on the brake
exp.
to brake
nm.
drum brake
exp.
to release the brake
nf.
brake horsepower
exp.
brake fluid
exp.
the brake pedal
exp.
put a sock in it!
[Vulg.] (MODISMOS)
exp.
ABS braking system
exp.
anti-lock braking system
exp.
they managed to open the door with a metal bar
exp.
he stopped the gossip
exp.
to champ at the bit
[Lit][Fig.]
exp.
the brake acts on the back wheel
exp.
to apply the brake(s)
exp.
measures that act as a brake on economic growth
exp.
measures that slow down economic growth
exp.
to put on the handbrake

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