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English translation: firewall

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Portuguese term or phrase:corta-fogo
English translation:firewall
Entered by: Todd Field
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23:03 Nov 1, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: corta-fogo
European Portuguese, from a set of regulations on roofing and façade construction in a subdivision.

The sentence reads:

"O encontro das coberturas com as fachadas poderá ser feito por beiral simples, beiral duplo, cornija, platibanda, corta-fogo ou empena com capeamento em telha de canudo de acordo com as soluções construtivas constantes dos referidos estudos..."

Thanks, in advance, for any ideas.
Todd Field
United States
Local time: 04:30
firewall
Explanation:
fire break
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swisstell
Italy
Local time: 12:30
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1firewall
swisstell


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
firewall


Explanation:
fire break

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 12:30
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 12
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