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English translation: traffic cone

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17:41 Feb 16, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: pimenteiro
The Dic. Língua Pt. Contemp. explains this as: 'Pequeno marco de sinalização luminosa colocado geralmente em faixas luminosas que, pela forma, se assemelha a um pimenteiro.'
So, what's this in English?
Helen Carter
Local time: 02:58
English translation:traffic cone
Explanation:
it is a traffic cone with a pepper pot shape (you can see one in the link below).
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Gustavo Silva
Portugal
Local time: 02:58
Grading comment
Thanks, windblast. I had never heard of a 'pimenteiro' in this sense in Portuguese. 'Traffic cone' does make sense considering the explanation in the dic.
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4 +1traffic cone
Gustavo Silva


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traffic cone


Explanation:
it is a traffic cone with a pepper pot shape (you can see one in the link below).


    Reference: http://zhenjiangstargroup.en.alibaba.com/product/200019571/2...
Gustavo Silva
Portugal
Local time: 02:58
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks, windblast. I had never heard of a 'pimenteiro' in this sense in Portuguese. 'Traffic cone' does make sense considering the explanation in the dic.
Notes to answerer
Asker: I thought of this too, but was wondering whether it's be something more specific. Thanks


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