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|English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: portable rung ladder|
|These terms are used within the context of safety: "When portable rung or cleat type ladders are used, the base must be so placed that slipping will not occur, and tied blocked,lashed or otherwise securely held in place." Thanks|
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escalas de peldaños o de tojines portátiles
escala de listones = cleat ladder Robb
escala de tojinos = cleat ladder or steps ladder Escanlon
cleat = piece of metal, wood, etc., bolted on for fastening ropes to, or to strengthen woodwork etc.
2 projecting piece on a spar, gangway, boot, etc., to give footing or prevent a rope from slipping.
3 wedge. (OU)
" Naut. Orig. a small wedge of wood bolted on its side to a spar, etc., that it may by the thickness of its head stop anything from slipping (stop-cleat), afford footing to one climbing (step-cleat), or serve as a point of attachment or resistance. solid cleats: similar pieces left in shaping a plank." (ODE)
"A short piece of wood (or iron) nailed on transversely to a piece of joinery, in order to secure or strengthen it; also to give footing on a sloping gangway, etc." (ODE)
OED & OUP bilingual
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