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composición simple / composición doble

English translation: single/double composition


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14:14 Aug 7, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Railroad installation
Spanish term or phrase: composición simple / composición doble
La longitud típica de los trenes es de 200 m para las composiciones simples y de 400 m para las composiciones dobles.

Simple, double compositions? Doubtful...
David Jessop
English translation:single/double composition
see web page
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3 +3single/double compositionEILEEN LYNCH
4simple/double arrangement



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composición simple / composición doble
single/double composition

see web page

    Reference: http://www.sepsa.it/html/ing/societa.htm
Local time: 15:15
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agree  Veronick
2 hrs

agree  Xenia Wong
14 hrs

agree  xxxtnkw: This would possibly be described in the UK as 'single-unit' or 'twin-unit' working, the 'composición' being a 'set' or possibly 'multiple-unit'
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
composici�n simple / composici�n doble
simple/double arrangement

could also be single arrangement. HTH!

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