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3 finger tap triggers the English dictionary, but it only works to explain English words in English.

Is there any way to change a 3 finger tap to show the translation of an English word into Spanish, or a Spanish word into English?

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You would have to add the necessary modules to, e.g. see

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Thanks for posting an answer, Tom! Can you please summarize the contents of the link? Links have a tendency to disappear over time, leaving an answer that is not useful for those who may find your answer down the road. Thank you! – daviesgeek May 4 '12 at 17:59

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