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21:52 Oct 30, 2006
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Science - Geology / geology
English term or phrase: nappe
A major structure of mountain chains such as the Alps, consisting essentially of a great recumbent fold with both limbs lying approximately horizontally. It is produced by a combination of compressional earth movements and sliding under gravity, resulting in translation of the folded strata over considerable horizontal distances
CatarinaMassano
Portugal
Local time: 00:51
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1nappeFernando Domeniconi
3manto, deslocamento de lâmina
Claudio Mazotti


  

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25 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
manto, deslocamento de lâmina


Explanation:
segundo o Eurodicautom

nappe n. A sheet of water flowing over a dam or similar structure. Geology. ... lençol (m) de água, deslocamento (m) de lâmina (Geol. ...
www.answers.com/topic/nappe

NAPPE SEPARATION:, deslocamento da lâmina. NARROW:, estreito, limitado. __ GAGE: bitola estreita. NATURE OF GRAIN:, natureza ou origem dos grãos. ...
www.iate.ufrgs.br:8080/patologias/dicionario.jsp?letra=n


Claudio Mazotti
Brazil
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Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 28
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
nappe


Explanation:
Encontrei uma referência como "montanhas em dobra" mas estas, mais confiáveis, mantêm o termo como "nappe":

http://www.mineropar.pr.gov.br/modules/glossario/conteudo.ph...

http://www.unb.br/ig/glossario/verbete/nappe.htm



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Note added at 1 hr (2006-10-30 23:02:43 GMT)
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Acabei me esquecendo de colocar a definição (da segunda referência):
nappe:
Massa rochosa tabular alóctone, normalmente de grande extensão, apresentando estruturas dobradas recumbentes e falhas horizontalizadas com grandes rejeitos sobre o muro mais jovem, decorrentes de vergência dirigida, geralmente, para o ante-país do sistema orogênico.

Fernando Domeniconi
United States
Local time: 19:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 24

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