Translation for 'whistle' from English to Spanish
NOUN   a whistle | whistles
VERB   to whistle | whistled | whistled
whistling | whistles
SYNO pennywhistle | tin whistle | to sing | ...
silbar (algo)to whistle (sth.)
chiflar [siflar]to whistle
pitar (algo)to whistle (sth.)
silbato {m}whistle
pito {m} [silbato]whistle
pitido {m}whistle [sound]
flautín {m}
penny whistle
pitar un penalti
to whistle for a penalty
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Usage Examples English
  • The low whistle, a derivative of the common tin whistle, is also popular, although some musicians find it less agile for session playing than the flute or the ordinary D whistle.
  • The Whistle blower Week is the name given to a series of events in Washington, D.C.
  • At one point in the 1960s, packages of the Cap'n Crunch breakfast cereal included a free gift: a small whistle that, by coincidence, generated a 2600 Hz tone when one of the whistle's two holes was covered.
  • Modern whistle boards in the UK comprise a white circular sign bearing a letter "W".
  • To obtain a whistle a device was put on top of the exhaust to use the flow of exhaust gases as the whistle air.

  • Although the steam engine, and its whistle, have been replaced by gasoline and diesel engines, the whistle codes are still used in many current logging operations.
  • To protect whistle-blowers, civil society organizations have been engaged in a number of advocacy to ensure that people who blow whistle are protected.
  • The Long Eddy Point Lighthouse is also known as "The Whistle", which was the nickname given to the original 1874 steam whistle.
  • This is a list of tin whistle players, people known for playing the tin whistle.
  • Damariscotta is the only known whistler in the world who performs the 'double whistle' where she is able to whistle two different notes simultaneously.

  • The whistle position is not at all like that of a standard whistle (diagram).
  • More often than not a whistle is used in the pool leisure facility (public and private), the following signals are used by some lifeguards with a whistle (Note: it is always important to remember that each facility may have their own standards and procedures for their whistle protocol).
  • The Hancock air whistle was a railroad whistle intended for use on North American diesel locomotives in place of the standard air horn.
  • Staff members wear a silver whistle chain with whistle affixed to the BDU blouse and tucked into the left pocket.
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