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Croatian translation: kanarinac u rudarskom oknu

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20:33 Apr 27, 2008
English to Croatian translations [PRO]
Mining & Minerals / Gems
English term or phrase: coal miner's canary
The MTP's final workshop in Perpignan demonstrated that climate change affects marine productivity. Future climatic changes can thus have a profound influence on ocean productivity and the sensitivity of the Mediterranean - a kind of "coal-miner's canary" for the world's oceans - could allow these to be predicted.
Margita Soldo
Croatia
Local time: 13:20
Croatian translation:kanarinac u rudarskom oknu
Explanation:
Naravno, radi se o prenesenom značenju, ali bi se moglo upotrijebiti u ovom kontekstu.

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Note added at 10 hrs (2008-04-28 07:25:59 GMT)
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evo dodatnog pojašnjenja:
"Today, the expression “canary in a coal mine” is used to refer to something that indicates a warning, a sign to take notice of a negative change that has taken place"
(http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/groups/niehs/ambient/teacher/air/...
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Ana Kübli
Croatia
Local time: 13:20
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3 +9kanarinac u rudarskom oknu
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +9
coal miner\'s canary
kanarinac u rudarskom oknu


Explanation:
Naravno, radi se o prenesenom značenju, ali bi se moglo upotrijebiti u ovom kontekstu.

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Note added at 10 hrs (2008-04-28 07:25:59 GMT)
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evo dodatnog pojašnjenja:
"Today, the expression “canary in a coal mine” is used to refer to something that indicates a warning, a sign to take notice of a negative change that has taken place"
(http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/groups/niehs/ambient/teacher/air/...


    Reference: http://www.voanews.com/croatian/archive/2001-11/a-2001-11-07...
Ana Kübli
Croatia
Local time: 13:20
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 4
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agree  Pike
1 hr
  -> Hvala!

agree  mmdomar
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agree  V&M Stanković: „...nekada se prisutnost zapaljivih i otrovnih plinova u rudarskim oknima testirala uz pomoć kanarinaca. Mrtav kanarinac značio je pozitivan test.“ ( http://www.fer.hr/_download/repository/MP11_BioKemijskiSenzo... )
2 hrs
  -> Tako je. Hvala!

agree  Dinap: da, kao što je Vesna to objasnila
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agree  krtko
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agree  Dubravka Hrastovec
1 day37 mins

agree  Kristina Kolic
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agree  sazo
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agree  Larisa Djuvelek-Ruggiero
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