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  • 1 zozobrar

    v.
    1 to be shipwrecked.
    2 to fall through.
    3 to capsize, to sink, to founder.
    El pobre barquito zozobró The poor little boat capsized.
    4 to run into failure, to come off badly, to fail, to sink.
    El mal estudiante zozobra de nuevo The poor student sinks again.
    5 to be anguished, to feel anguish, to be distressed.
    Me zozobró el bote My boat foundered.
    * * *
    1 (barco) to sink, capsize
    2 (persona) to worry, be anxious
    3 (proyecto) to fail, be ruined
    * * *
    VI
    1) [barco] (=hundirse) to founder, sink; (=volcar) to capsize, overturn; (=peligrar) to be in danger
    2) (=fracasar) [plan] to fail, founder; [negocio] to be ruined
    3) [persona] to be anxious, worry
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1) barco ( hundirse) to founder; ( volcar) to capsize
    2) proyecto/negocio to founder
    * * *
    = founder, keel over.
    Ex. It is that, without direction, the library craft may founder in the perpetual whitewater.
    Ex. If I was running at a dead sprint going full tilt, I do not think I could make it much more than maybe one mile before I would keel over.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1) barco ( hundirse) to founder; ( volcar) to capsize
    2) proyecto/negocio to founder
    * * *
    = founder, keel over.

    Ex: It is that, without direction, the library craft may founder in the perpetual whitewater.

    Ex: If I was running at a dead sprint going full tilt, I do not think I could make it much more than maybe one mile before I would keel over.

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    zozobrar [A1 ]
    vi
    A «barco» (hundirse) to founder; (volcar) to capsize
    B «proyecto/negocio» to founder
    la empresa ya zozobraba the company was already on the verge of collapse o was already foundering
    * * *

    zozobrar ( conjugate zozobrar) verbo intransitivo
    1 [ barco] ( hundirse) to founder;
    ( volcar) to capsize
    2 [proyecto/negocio] to founder
    zozobrar vi Náut to capsize, to be shipwrecked
    ' zozobrar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    capsize
    - upset
    * * *
    1. [barco] to founder, to sink
    2. [proyecto, empresa] to founder
    * * *
    v/i
    1 MAR overturn, capsize; de negocio go under
    2 fig
    worry, be anxious
    * * *
    : to capsize

    Spanish-English dictionary > zozobrar

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  • Capsize — Cap*size , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Capsized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Capsizing}.] [Cf. Sp. cabecear to nod, pitch, capuzar, chapuzar, to sink (a vessel) by the head; both fr. L. caput head.] To upset or overturn, as a vessel or other body. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capsize — Cap size , n. An upset or overturn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capsize — index upset Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • capsize — 1788, a nautical word of obscure origin, perhaps (as Skeat suggests) from Sp. capuzar to sink by the head, from cabo head. Related: Capsized; capsizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • capsize — vb upset, *overturn, overthrow, subvert …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • capsize — [v] overturn invert, keel over, roll, tip over, turn over, turn turtle*, upset; concepts 150,152 …   New thesaurus

  • capsize — ► VERB ▪ (of a boat) be overturned in the water. ORIGIN perhaps from Spanish capuzar sink (a ship) by the head …   English terms dictionary

  • capsize — [kap′sīz΄, kap sīz′] vt., vi. capsized, capsizing [18th c. naut. slang; ? altered (infl. by dial. cap, to overtop + side) < Sp cabezar, lit., to sink by the head (< cabo, cabeza, head)] to overturn or upset: said esp. of a boat SYN. UPSET …   English World dictionary

  • Capsize — The common definition for capsized refers to when a boat or ship is tipped over until disabled. The act of reversing a capsized vessel is called righting.If a capsized vessel has sufficient flotation to prevent sinking, it may recover on its own… …   Wikipedia

  • Capsize screening formula — The capsize screening formula (CSF) is a somewhat controversial figure. It is defined for sailboats as:CSF = Beam / (Displacement/64.2)1/3It came into being after the 1979 Fastnet race in England where a storm shredded the race fleet. The… …   Wikipedia

  • capsize — UK [kæpˈsaɪz] / US [ˈkæpˌsaɪz] / US [kæpˈsaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms capsize : present tense I/you/we/they capsize he/she/it capsizes present participle capsizing past tense capsized past participle capsized if you capsize a… …   English dictionary

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