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vapor lock

Spanish translation: bloqueador de vapor o vapores

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English term or phrase:vapor lock
Spanish translation:bloqueador de vapor o vapores
Entered by: Nitza Ramos
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17:14 May 13, 2002
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: vapor lock
la frase es así: "It contains information on air quality, new air standards, lower sulfur gasolines and VAPOR LOCK."
Desde ya, muchas gracias
xxxAmati
bloqueador de vapor o vapores
Explanation:
va·por lock noun

blockage caused by a gas bubble: a bubble of vaporized gasoline that blocks the normal flow of fuel in the line that supplies the carburetor of an internal-combustion engine

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Nitza Ramos
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Local time: 09:08
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5bloqueador de vapor o vapores
Nitza Ramos
4 +4bolsa de vapor/tapón de vapor
Bill Greendyk
5 +2Sello de vaporDolores Vázquez
5trampa de vaporDick House
4sello de vapores
Alma Flores Fernandez
4obstrucción por burbujasxxxseamar
4I think "cierre del vapor" or something similar could suit.xxxTeresaImaz


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
bolsa de vapor/tapón de vapor


Explanation:
El Diccionario de Javier Collazo da estas dos traducciones para "vapor lock," además dice: "obstrucción por vapores del líquido."

Espero que una sea lo que necesitas!

Bill Greendyk
United States
Local time: 09:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 499

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ligia Dias Costa
0 min
  -> Gracias, Ligia!

agree  eolmedo
1 min
  -> Gracias, Elena!

agree  Egmont
33 mins

agree  Сергей Лузан
1 hr
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
bloqueador de vapor o vapores


Explanation:
va·por lock noun

blockage caused by a gas bubble: a bubble of vaporized gasoline that blocks the normal flow of fuel in the line that supplies the carburetor of an internal-combustion engine

Encarta® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1999,2000 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Developed for Microsoft by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Nitza Ramos
United States
Local time: 09:08
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 437
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Robert INGLEDEW: Me inclino por tu respuesta. Hay que evitar que el agua llegue a la gasolina, o se crean problemas en el carburador.
1 min
  -> Gracias Robert

agree  Egmont: ...mejor!
32 mins
  -> Gracias Alberto

agree  xxxDiego V
37 mins
  -> Gracias Diegov

agree  Сергей Лузан: As well.
1 hr
  -> Gracias Ñåðãåé Ëóçàí

agree  Maria Dolors Gonzálvez Playà
2 hrs
  -> Gracias!
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Sello de vapor


Explanation:
vid ref.


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Dolores Vázquez
Native speaker of: Native in GalicianGalician, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2160

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Egmont: ...too!
29 mins
  -> Gracias, albertov

agree  Сергей Лузан: Es posibble tambi'en.
1 hr
  -> Gracias
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obstrucción por burbujas


Explanation:
Si se refiere a las tuberías hidráulicas el dicc. técnico Beigbeder da esta respuesta.
En caso de que sea referente a canalizaciones utilizaría tapón de vapor como ya han dicho.

xxxseamar
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trampa de vapor


Explanation:
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Dick House
Local time: 10:08
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I think "cierre del vapor" or something similar could suit.


Explanation:
It might be about stopping vapour from releasing


xxxTeresaImaz
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sello de vapores


Explanation:
En el contexto de las gasolinas, se trata de un sello que evita que los vapores que produce la gasolina al evaporarse escapen al medio ambiente

Alma Flores Fernandez
Mexico
Local time: 08:08
Native speaker of: Spanish
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