Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “maelstrom” en inglés

See all translations

maelstrom

noun uk   /ˈmeɪl.strɒm/ us    /-strəm/

maelstrom noun (SITUATION)

[C usually singular] a situation in which there is great confusion, violence, and destruction: The country is gradually being sucked into the maelstrom of civil war.

maelstrom noun (WATER)

[C] an area of water that moves with a very strong circular movement and sucks in anything that goes past
Traducciones de “maelstrom”
en chino (tradicionál) 情況, 大動亂, 騷亂…
en chino (simplificado) 情况, 大动乱, 骚乱…
(Definition of maelstrom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de maelstrom
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “maelstrom” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Palabra del día

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más