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Spanish translation: parte plana/filo (del timón)

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English term or phrase:foil
Spanish translation:parte plana/filo (del timón)
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12:17 Jul 6, 2007
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Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Daggerboards and rudders
English term or phrase: foil
I understand that "foil" is the term for "daggerboard and rudder" (timón y orza) but I don't know what the Spanish translation for that term is. Can anyone help me?
Thank you very much!
Lorena Pozo
Canada
Local time: 18:53
parte plana/filo (del timón)
Explanation:
More context would help. If my answer is not what you are looking for, I hope that you can use this info.

pala: Parte plana y ancha del remo que se apoya en el agua. Puede estar integrada con el bichero, en cuyo caso se lo llama pala bichero./ Parte plana del timón que va sumergida. / Aspas de la hélice, que transforman el movimiento circular en un empuje

timón: Plancha o pala que se instala en la popa de la embarcación y, girando sobre un eje, sirve para darle dirección. / Timón compensado, el que tiene alrededor de un tercio de la superficie de la pala a proa del eje, para reducir así el esfuerzo necesario para moverla. / Timón ordinario, el que tiene toda la pala a popa del eje.

http://www.diccionario-nautico.com.ar/g_p.php

Foil
Rudder blade, centreboard blade, leeboard blade, keel. Anything that is shaped to develop force when it meets the water at an angle. Foils are used to steer the boat and to stop it from blowing sideways under the influence of the wind.
foil2 (foil)
n.
A thin, flexible leaf or sheet of metal: aluminum foil.
A thin layer of polished metal placed under a displayed gem to lend it brilliance.
One that by contrast underscores or enhances the distinctive characteristics of another: “I am resolved my husband shall not be a rival, but a foil to me” (Charlotte Brontë).
The reflective metal coating on the back of a glass mirror.
Architecture. A curvilinear, often lobelike figure or space formed between the cusps of intersecting arcs, found especially in Gothic tracery and Moorish ornament.

An airfoil.
Nautical. A hydrofoil.
tr.v., foiled, foil·ing, foils.

http://www.answers.com/topic/foil
hy·dro·foil (hī'drə-foil')
n.
A winglike structure attached to the hull of a boat that raises all or part of the hull out of the water when the boat is moving forward, thus reducing drag.
A boat equipped with hydrofoils. Also called hydroplane.




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parte plana/filo (del timón)


Explanation:
More context would help. If my answer is not what you are looking for, I hope that you can use this info.

pala: Parte plana y ancha del remo que se apoya en el agua. Puede estar integrada con el bichero, en cuyo caso se lo llama pala bichero./ Parte plana del timón que va sumergida. / Aspas de la hélice, que transforman el movimiento circular en un empuje

timón: Plancha o pala que se instala en la popa de la embarcación y, girando sobre un eje, sirve para darle dirección. / Timón compensado, el que tiene alrededor de un tercio de la superficie de la pala a proa del eje, para reducir así el esfuerzo necesario para moverla. / Timón ordinario, el que tiene toda la pala a popa del eje.

http://www.diccionario-nautico.com.ar/g_p.php

Foil
Rudder blade, centreboard blade, leeboard blade, keel. Anything that is shaped to develop force when it meets the water at an angle. Foils are used to steer the boat and to stop it from blowing sideways under the influence of the wind.
foil2 (foil)
n.
A thin, flexible leaf or sheet of metal: aluminum foil.
A thin layer of polished metal placed under a displayed gem to lend it brilliance.
One that by contrast underscores or enhances the distinctive characteristics of another: “I am resolved my husband shall not be a rival, but a foil to me” (Charlotte Brontë).
The reflective metal coating on the back of a glass mirror.
Architecture. A curvilinear, often lobelike figure or space formed between the cusps of intersecting arcs, found especially in Gothic tracery and Moorish ornament.

An airfoil.
Nautical. A hydrofoil.
tr.v., foiled, foil·ing, foils.

http://www.answers.com/topic/foil
hy·dro·foil (hī'drə-foil')
n.
A winglike structure attached to the hull of a boat that raises all or part of the hull out of the water when the boat is moving forward, thus reducing drag.
A boat equipped with hydrofoils. Also called hydroplane.






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