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English translation: pipe-bomb

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Spanish term or phrase:niple
English translation:pipe-bomb
Entered by: ClayWWatson
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19:55 Feb 16, 2009
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Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Spanish term or phrase: niple
" los venezolanos cesaron los ataques con explosivos y niples en la ciudad de Caracas" ... "y tres meses después, un niple frente a la sede de El Universal"

The context is a report on civil disturbances in Caracas in the past several years.
ClayWWatson
United States
Local time: 08:25
pipe-bomb
Explanation:
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Note added at 12 minutos (2009-02-16 20:08:17 GMT)
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Lisa McCarthy
Spain
Local time: 15:25
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4 +3pipe-bomb
Lisa McCarthy
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liz askew

  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
pipe-bomb


Explanation:
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Note added at 12 minutos (2009-02-16 20:08:17 GMT)
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according to Harraps Dictionary

Lisa McCarthy
Spain
Local time: 15:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 72

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  liz askew: BBC NEWS | Northern Ireland | Pipe bombs defused on city street 10 Feb 2009 ... A security alert in west Belfast comes to an end after army experts make safe three pipe bombs in the Falls Road area. news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/7880716.stm - 38k -
1 min
  -> Thanks, Liz! Good ref too.

agree  Michael Powers (PhD)
5 mins
  -> Thanks, Mike!

agree  Lydia De Jorge
17 mins
  -> Thanks, Lydia!
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3 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference

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Results 1 - 10 of about 5,150 Spanish pages for niples explosivos. (0.39 seconds)
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1.
Escuela de las Américas.Manual de Terrorismo y Guerrilla Urbana
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B. Bombas de Tubo (Niple). Las bombas fabricadas con tubos tambien son una favorita ... Cualquier tipo de explosivo puede ser usado para llenar las bombas, ...
www.derechos.org/nizkor/la/libros/soaGU/cap2.html - 27k - Cached - Similar pages

liz askew
United Kingdom
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PRO pts in category: 139

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Michael Powers (PhD): very nicely done, Liz - Mike :)
4 mins
  -> Nice references eh? TY!
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