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22:06 Apr 21, 2008
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: springs
It's a nautical term but I don't know exactly what is referering to. Context: sailing ships of late XVIII, early XIX

Examples:
"All ships had springs rigged on their anchor cables so they could shift their fire right or left as needed"
"We might have time to put out the kedge and bower, and get springs on the cables"
"[...] four British ships that had swung on their springs to direct their gunfire into her together."

Any ideas?
harlekin
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Summary of answers provided
5springs
JuanMi
3 +2cabos / springs
Rafael Molina Pulgar


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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
cabos / springs


Explanation:
Maniobras de atraque, maniobras con cabos de amarres, amarrar un ...Los barcos se amarran a un muelle o pantalán por medio de cabos que se llaman ... Por lo tanto, los springs de proa trabajarán hacia popa y los springs de ...
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Rafael Molina Pulgar
Mexico
Local time: 09:35
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 53
Notes to answerer
Asker: Lo unico malo de esa traduccion es que se refiere a amarras, y a maniobras de atraque en un muelle. En las sentencias que tengo que traducir el barco esta en alta mar y ponen los springs en los cables de las anclas.


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agree  Ismael Gómez: esprín http://images.google.es/imgres?imgurl=http://bp2.blogger.com...
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  -> Gracias, Ismael.

agree  Pablo Grosschmid
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  -> Gracias, colega.
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262 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
springs


Explanation:
Hola "harleking",
"Spring" es la misma palabra en castellano que en inglés.

Puedes dejarla tal y como está.

Rafael tiene razón al adoptar también "spring" como traducción (de hecho esa es la buena!), pero "cabos" sería una palabar demasiado genérica en un barco.

Saludos,

JuanMi


JuanMi
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