From the feminine of the past participle of the verb volver (vuelto), or Vulgar Latin *volta, from *volŭta, from Latin volūta, from the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō. Cognate with English vault and Italian volta.
vuelta f (plural vueltas)
- tour, trip
- change (money given back when a customer hands over more than the exact price of an item)
- Synonym: cambio
- (sports) lap (one circuit around a race track, or one traversal down and then back the length of a pool)
vuelta f sg
- Feminine singular past participle of volver.