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despalme

English translation: stripping and clearing

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Spanish term or phrase:despalme y desmonte
English translation:stripping and clearing
Entered by: Jeff Whittaker
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21:54 Apr 14, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: despalme
"actividades de despalme y desmonte en el sitio del proyecto."

Context: Environmental protection / uso del suelo
Jeff Whittaker
United States
Local time: 03:09
stripping
Explanation:
removing the top layer of topsoil
*********
. trees and other vegetation (3) Topsoil stripping (4 ... Removing above-grade improvements
(6) Removing below-grade ... pavements damaged due to construction access and ...
www.calstate.edu/CPDC/AE/QualStds_7-99/ Div-02/QS_02110.pdf - Similar pages

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Note added at 2003-04-14 22:05:45 (GMT)
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GLOSARIO DE TERMINOS TECNICOS. Propósito. ... Despalme. Extracción y retiro de la
capa superficial del terreno natural en forma manual o mecánica. Desplante. ...
sacbe.qro.itesm.mx/archivos/especificaciones.doc - Similar pages
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Peter Bagney
Spain
Local time: 09:09
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2to pull up grassxxxOso
4strippingPeter Bagney
3clearing
Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
to pull up grass


Explanation:
Hola,
Esta es la opción que da el Diccionario Bilingüe Simon & Schuster's.
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-04-14 21:58:25 (GMT)
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Y como segunda opción, el mismo diccionario dice:
despalme= hatchet-blow to fell a tree

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  posada: or weeds
5 hrs
  -> También. Muchas gracias, posada ¶:^)

agree  Сергей Лузан
7 hrs
  -> Mil gracias a mi buddy, Sergio ¶:^)
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
stripping


Explanation:
removing the top layer of topsoil
*********
. trees and other vegetation (3) Topsoil stripping (4 ... Removing above-grade improvements
(6) Removing below-grade ... pavements damaged due to construction access and ...
www.calstate.edu/CPDC/AE/QualStds_7-99/ Div-02/QS_02110.pdf - Similar pages

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Note added at 2003-04-14 22:05:45 (GMT)
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GLOSARIO DE TERMINOS TECNICOS. Propósito. ... Despalme. Extracción y retiro de la
capa superficial del terreno natural en forma manual o mecánica. Desplante. ...
sacbe.qro.itesm.mx/archivos/especificaciones.doc - Similar pages

Peter Bagney
Spain
Local time: 09:09
PRO pts in pair: 1017
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
clearing


Explanation:
See if it fits your context:

PDF]SECTION 02100 - CLEARING, GRUBBING AND SITE PREPARATION CONTENTS ...
Formato de archivo: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Versión en HTML
... (09/13/99) Section 02100 ­ 1 SECTION 02100 - CLEARING, GRUBBING AND SITE PREPARATION
PART 1- GENERAL 1.01 WORK INCLUDED A. Clearing the entire area within the ...
www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/depts/public_works/pwnet/ standardsandspecs/part3/division2/02100.pdf - Páginas similares
Holland & Knight LLP - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... A contractor sued the Savannah Airport Commission over the commission's refusal
to allow the grading subcontractor to finish clearing the entire land area ...
www.hklaw.com/Publications/ Newsletters.asp?ID=49&Article=197 - 59k - En caché - Páginas similar
The Eden Project - an educational site from learn.co.uk - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... As fast as water is added to the soil by rain, it is absorbed by the trees.
Clearing the forest results in the destruction and erosion of soil. ...
www.learn.co.uk/edenproject/lessons/leech1/default.htm - 23k - En caché - Páginas similares



Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)
Local time: 02:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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