Translation of "spasm" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈspæz.əm/ us

an occasion when a muscle suddenly becomes tighter in a way that cannot be controlled

a muscle/muscular spasm
mainly UK My leg suddenly went into spasm.
spasm of sth

a short period of something, especially something that cannot be controlled

espasmo de algo
a spasm of guilt/coughing/laughing

(Translation of “spasm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈspӕzəm/

a sudden uncontrollable jerking of the muscles

A spasm of pain twisted his face for a moment.

(Translation of “spasm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)