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English translation: backhoes

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Spanish term or phrase:retroexcavadoras
English translation:backhoes
Entered by: Bret
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15:26 May 20, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: retroexcavadoras
"indice correspondiente al costo de las retroexcavadores, para el mes de firma del Contrato." This appears in a document of cost analysis for, apparently, a construction company. Tractors and other such heavy equipment are mentioned. The original translator put "retro-excavators," but I have never heard of such a thing.
Bret
Local time: 15:32
backhoes
Explanation:
Called thus in USA.
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Henry Hinds
Local time: 15:32
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Thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
5 +4backhoes
Henry Hinds
5backacter
Nikki Graham
4backdiggers / dragshovels
Robert INGLEDEW


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
backhoes


Explanation:
Called thus in USA.


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
Local time: 15:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 26145
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Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Antonio Costa
4 mins
  -> Gracias, Antonio.

agree  Nikki Graham: and in GB
15 mins

agree  Parrot: it's in the glossary
21 mins

agree  Atacama: And in Australia
21 mins
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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
backacter


Explanation:
I agree with Henry, backhoe, this is just to give you another option

Backhoe, Backacter A versatile excavator with a bucket on a end of an arm, rather like a giant human arm

The Penguin dictionary of Civil Engineering also says that they can be called drag shovels or trench hoes, but I think the back options are better.

"A face shovel acting in reverse, that is digging towards the machine."


    Reference: http://www.dreamghar.com/bdic.html
Nikki Graham
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 5572
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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
backdiggers / dragshovels


Explanation:
Dos opciones de Javier Collazo. Hay más. Prefiero la primera.


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[NU O IKI] - Present
... duty;; Cranecar 6 t hoisting duty;; Individual mason cranes 300 kg hoisting duty;;
Backdigger 0,5 cub. m. capacity of bucket;; Backdigger 0,15 cub. m. capacity of ...
http://www.nuoiki.lt/english/present.htm


Harcourt: AP Dictionary of Science and Technology:
... Search by Word: Browse by scientific field Back to Dictionary home backdirt
Archaeology. the soil removed from an archaeological excavation. ...
http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/def/9/9/8/1/998100.html
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Site officiel de l\'Office de la langue française Barre de ...
... B & B; back loader; backacting shovel; backactor; backdigger; background; backhoe;
backhoe loader; backloader; bagel; baigel; bailiff; baking parchment; Balistes
sp ...
http://www.olf.gouv.qc.ca/ressources/bibliotheque/officialis... l


Licenses and Approved Products
... any diesel or semi-diesel engine of over 50 horsepower, or any crane, shovel,
backdigger, locomotive, hoist, monorail, dragline, road roller or tractor. ...
http://www.ladbs.org/Licenses/Licenses2/licenses2.htm


Environmental Considerations for Gas Pipelines
... of this operation is the selection of the digging equipment -shovel, backdigger,
wheel excavator, etc., which provoke different impacts. As in the previous ...
http://www.ancap.com.uy/ingles/consambi.htm


Record
... hoists, winches - earth-moving and transport equipment: excavator/tractor, backdigger,
motor grader, self-powered scraper/scraper, compactor, dumper truck, self ...
http://www.occuphealth.fi/e/eu/haste/e005.htm


Planning Stage Months 4?6 (continued)
... slats); string for staking ponds; level; measuring tape; boots; leather & rubber
gloves; buckets; wheelbarrows; backdigger; bulldozer for fish ponds is preferable. ...
http://www.hamburger-umweltinst.org/biomass/mnlwide/bnrpge44...


B R DIVISION 2 LICENSING SEC. 97.0201. LICENSES REQUIRED. (a) ( ... (PDF)
... or semi-Diesel engine of over 50 horsepower, or any crane, shovel, backdigger,
locomotive, hoist, monorail, dragline, road roller or tractor which shall be ...
http://www.codesite.com/LAMC/lamc@PDF/C09a7d02.pdf



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Robert INGLEDEW
Argentina
Local time: 18:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1940
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