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cataforesis

English translation: cataphoresis

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Spanish term or phrase:cataforesis
English translation:cataphoresis
Entered by: Susana Galilea
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05:07 Mar 5, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Mechanical
Spanish term or phrase: cataforesis
The car manual again, but i'm afraid there's no context here.
margaret caulfield
Local time: 19:55
cataphoresis
Explanation:
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

cataphoresis

SYLLABICATION: cat·a·pho·re·sis
PRONUNCIATION: kt-f-rss
NOUN: See electrophoresis (sense 1).


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Note added at 2 mins (2004-03-05 05:09:48 GMT)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

electrophoresis

SYLLABICATION: e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis
PRONUNCIATION: -lktr-f-rss
NOUN: 1. The migration of charged colloidal particles or molecules through a solution under the influence of an applied electric field usually provided by immersed electrodes. ***Also called cataphoresis***.
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Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 12:55
Grading comment
Many thanks, Susana. I received this just on time!

Margaret
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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cataphoresis


Explanation:
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

cataphoresis

SYLLABICATION: cat·a·pho·re·sis
PRONUNCIATION: kt-f-rss
NOUN: See electrophoresis (sense 1).


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Note added at 2 mins (2004-03-05 05:09:48 GMT)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

electrophoresis

SYLLABICATION: e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis
PRONUNCIATION: -lktr-f-rss
NOUN: 1. The migration of charged colloidal particles or molecules through a solution under the influence of an applied electric field usually provided by immersed electrodes. ***Also called cataphoresis***.

Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 12:55
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Many thanks, Susana. I received this just on time!

Margaret

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adam Thomson: Yes - no need to do a "translation" here for this term, other than to anglicise it - and Susana has pointed you to the meaning. It has to do with the process that goes on in the car battery, I suspect
33 mins

agree  Maurizio Valente: comment to Adam's comment: cataphoresis is involved in car body painting
2 hrs

agree  Tom Bishop: Susana has come up with the right word and Maurizio is correct in that it relates to the application of coatings to the steel, e.g. thin organic coatings
3 hrs
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