# diagonalmente “trasversalmente

## English translation: diagonally across from each other

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 15:00 Sep 12, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Injection moulding
 Italian term or phrase: diagonalmente “trasversalmente I know these are 2 words but the use in combo is what I find perplexing. Also, tighten a screw diagonally? I think I am barking up the wrong tree here! Here is the whole sentence: Fissare lo stampo sul piano fisso e mobile della pressa utilizzando viti ad alta resistenza (min.120kg/mm), serrare le viti diagonalmente “trasversalmente" Many thanks if someone can put me on the right track....
 Local time: 16:48
 English translation:diagonally across from each other Explanation:I think it's to ensure that the part is more evenly tightened. The idea is to tighten two screws at a time, one diagonally across from the other. That's the way I interpret it, but there might be some more expert advice out there.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2 hrs (2007-09-12 17:17:08 GMT)--------------------------------------------------Sorry for my momentary silence, I had to leave my PC for a while, but I see that my more learned colleagues have taken the discussion further so I'll leave them to it. Thanks guys.
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Hilary Bruce
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:48
 Thanks very much to both of you for your help. Unfortunately, he rules only allow us to give points to one answerer, even when both helped get me "untwisted" in a moment of need! A buon rendere (and maybe we'll meet at a Milan Powwow soon) - Isabel. 2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Summary of answers provided
3 +1diagonally across from each other
 Hilary Bruce
4diagonally transversely
 Gian

1 hr   confidence:
diagonally transversely

Explanation:
in diagonale ed opposte rispetto all'asse

diagonally and transersely

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Note added at 1 ora (2007-09-12 16:25:30 GMT)
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Quando si stringono le viti di una ruota bisogna stringerle passando da una vite a quella successiva che si trova opposta al centro.
In questo caso, non so quante viti ci sono; se fossero solo 4 (disposte sugli angoli di un quadrato o un rettangolo) basterebbe dire "diagonalmente"; ma se vi fossero molte altre viti, per precisione si dice di serrare le viti oltre che in diagonale anche una su un lato della mezzeria e l'altra sul lato opposto.
Spero di essermi spiegato.

 GianItalyLocal time: 16:48Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: ItalianPRO pts in category: 926
 Asker: Hi Gian, I was hoping you'd be "on" today... what gets me is that surely there will be an obligatory way for the screws to go in? It's a machine after allAsker: HO CAPITO!! Prima alto SX lato 1, poi basso DX lato 2 ecc?? Era così facile???

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  James (Jim) Davis: Down on the left, then across and up on the right, across again and up on the left then back across again and down on the right ? If we could draw here would be useful!
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46 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
diagonally across from each other

Explanation:
I think it's to ensure that the part is more evenly tightened. The idea is to tighten two screws at a time, one diagonally across from the other. That's the way I interpret it, but there might be some more expert advice out there.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-09-12 17:17:08 GMT)
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Sorry for my momentary silence, I had to leave my PC for a while, but I see that my more learned colleagues have taken the discussion further so I'll leave them to it. Thanks guys.

Example sentence(s):
• "....tighten the screws diagonally across from each other"

 Hilary BruceUnited KingdomLocal time: 15:48Works in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 51
 Thanks very much to both of you for your help. Unfortunately, he rules only allow us to give points to one answerer, even when both helped get me "untwisted" in a moment of need! A buon rendere (and maybe we'll meet at a Milan Powwow soon) - Isabel.
 Asker: Thanks Hilary. My perplexity is that there can only be one way to tighten the screws (we're clamping moulds onto platens)Asker: Thanks Hilary, I was obviously getting my undies in a twist over something really simple!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  James (Jim) Davis: Hi Hilary, Smart thinking, like tightening the cylinder head. Of course without context...
 17 mins
-> Hi Jim. Thanks for your agree. See you at the powwow??

neutral  Gian: across non significa che sono disposte "simmetricamente " rispetto alla mezzeria
 40 mins
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