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English translation: inspection lamp

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Portuguese term or phrase:gambiarra
English translation:inspection lamp
Entered by: R-i-c-h-a-r-d
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15:39 Mar 6, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: gambiarra
a utilização de Gambiarras de tensão reduzida ≤ 48 V, no interior de espaços confinados, em locais húmidos e noutros locais onde um eventual dano na gambiarra possa constituir risco de electrocussão para operador.
Abigail Elvins
Portugal
Local time: 13:28
inspection lamp
Explanation:
Usually, a 'gambiarra' means a rather dodgy electrical job/installation. I see them in the street from time to time. However, here they are talking about a type of lamp to be used in confined spaces :)
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R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 09:28
Grading comment
Thanks, Richard! Sounds very dodgy - rather them than me!
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4 +1inspection lamp
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inspection lamp


Explanation:
Usually, a 'gambiarra' means a rather dodgy electrical job/installation. I see them in the street from time to time. However, here they are talking about a type of lamp to be used in confined spaces :)

R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 09:28
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PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
Thanks, Richard! Sounds very dodgy - rather them than me!

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