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08:39 Oct 9, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: workhorse model
In computer technology, a model of new computer developed and put to use in real-world applications for around a year, in order to work out the kinks.

I used to remember the word I am looking for; sounds like "herradura" or "permadura" or something similar.

Thank you for any help!

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4 +1modelo mula de carga
4"prototipo de trabajo"MoDiaz
4herramienta de administración del sistemamariona



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modelo mula de carga

Normalmente: workhorse = burro de carga, pero mula suena mejor y preserva la metáfora.

Claro que también se podría decir: "Modelo prototipo para pruebas en el ambiente de trabajo"


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herramienta de administración del sistema

Ít´s probably de word you are looking for as it´s just basically a new computer use to test new software etc. That is how it is translated in press reports about new computers etc

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"prototipo de trabajo"

workhorse= trabajo, pruebas (testing)
model = prototipo (test model)


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