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rehilar (first-person singular present rehílo, first-person singular preterite rehilé, past participle rehilado)

  1. (transitive) to twist hard; to spin too much
    • 2015, Miguel Ángel Cañedo Fernández, Manejo y mantenimiento de equipos de recolección de productos agrarios, 5th edition, page 73:
      Los filamentos sintéticos plásticos que se presentan de forma continua, son cortados previamente por una máquina cortadora para asimilarlos a las fibras naturales. Muchas veces se rehílan en máquinas de hilado de algodón o lana para eliminar el aspecto vítreo y brillante de las telas sintéticas.
      Plastic synthetic filaments that appear in continuous form are previously cut by a cutting machine to make them resemble natural fibers. Often they are twisted hard in cotton- or wool-spinning machines to remove the glassy and shiny appearance of synthetic fabrics.
  2. (intransitive) to quiver, to tremble
    Synonym: temblar
    • 2011, Luis Miguel González, La agonía de la serpiente, →ISBN, page 182:
      —Un café sería lo más apropiado para mis nervios— contestó David que mostraba a su amigo cómo le rehilaban las manos —; mejor dame un chatito de vino.
      "A coffee would be the most appropriate thing for my nerves," answered David, who showed his friend how his hands trembled. "Even better, give me a little tumbler of wine."
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (intransitive, of a projectile) to whiz, to whirr
    Synonym: zumbar
  4. (transitive, phonetics) to pronounce some consonants as a postalveolar fricative (as either voiced /ʒ/ or voiceless /ʃ/)
    • 2015 [1988], José G. Moreno de Alba, El español en América, →ISBN:
      De conformidad con Argüello (1987: 663), en Ecuador se conserva la /ll/ en el nororiente y en el sur; en la Sierra se sonoriza y se rehíla; hay yeísmo en la costa.
      As per Argüello (1987: 663), in Ecuador, /ll/ is preserved in the northeast and in the south; in the Sierra it is voiced and pronounced as a postalveolar fricative; there is yeísmo on the coast.

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  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic forms do not have a written accent in certain conjugations.

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