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English translation: give a wide berth so ship swings at anchor / berth to swing at anchor

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Spanish term or phrase:(ZONA DE) FONDEO A LA GIRA
English translation:give a wide berth so ship swings at anchor / berth to swing at anchor
Entered by: Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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17:36 Feb 8, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Muelles, Puertos, terminales
Spanish term or phrase: (ZONA DE) FONDEO A LA GIRA
I don't know how to translate fondeo A LA GIRA.
Analia Veronica
Ireland
Local time: 03:27
give a wide berth so ship swings at anchor / berth to swing at anchor
Explanation:
lying at dock (English to Serbo-Croat translation glossary ...BERTH = a ship\'s place at a wharf, room for a ship to swing at anchor WHARF = a level quayside structure to which a ship may be moored to load and unload ...
www.proz.com/kudoz/1047108 - 31k - Cached - Similar pages


Berth — Infoplease.comThe place where a ship lies in harbour is called her berth: hence, to give a “wide berth” is to give a ship plenty of room to swing at anchor. ...
www.infoplease.com/dictionary/brewers/berth.html - 21k - Cached - Similar pages

give a wide berth: Information from Answers.comAvoid, as in After Jane told on them, they gave her a wide berth. This expression alludes to giving a vessel enough room to swing at anchor so as to avoid a ...
www.answers.com/topic/give-a-wide-berth - 28k - Cached - Similar pages

[PPT] Geen diatitelFile Format: Microsoft Powerpoint - View as HTML
leaving berth and underway . We are going to drop sb anchor. “ ”. . Drop starboard anchor! ... is given to reduce the vessel’s swing rapidly. ...
hhyy.ntsc.edu.cn/hy/kaoshi/other/BERTHING-TEST1.ppt - Similar pages

Berth Anchorage: Fowey: www.destinationsouthwest.co.ukMaximum length of cruise ship that can anchor:. 'Swing buoy'; 160m; 'Under hills flood ... Any beam or air draught restrictions at any berth/anchorage: No ...
www.destinationsouthwest.co.uk/main/destinations/Fowey/Bert... - 19k - Cached - Similar pages



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Note added at 6 minutos (2007-02-08 17:43:15 GMT)
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berth: zona de fondeo
a la gira: swing at anchor
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Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 04:27
Grading comment
I think this is it. Thank you very much!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3give a wide berth so ship swings at anchor / berth to swing at anchor
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)


  

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give a wide berth so ship swings at anchor / berth to swing at anchor


Explanation:
lying at dock (English to Serbo-Croat translation glossary ...BERTH = a ship\'s place at a wharf, room for a ship to swing at anchor WHARF = a level quayside structure to which a ship may be moored to load and unload ...
www.proz.com/kudoz/1047108 - 31k - Cached - Similar pages


Berth — Infoplease.comThe place where a ship lies in harbour is called her berth: hence, to give a “wide berth” is to give a ship plenty of room to swing at anchor. ...
www.infoplease.com/dictionary/brewers/berth.html - 21k - Cached - Similar pages

give a wide berth: Information from Answers.comAvoid, as in After Jane told on them, they gave her a wide berth. This expression alludes to giving a vessel enough room to swing at anchor so as to avoid a ...
www.answers.com/topic/give-a-wide-berth - 28k - Cached - Similar pages

[PPT] Geen diatitelFile Format: Microsoft Powerpoint - View as HTML
leaving berth and underway . We are going to drop sb anchor. “ ”. . Drop starboard anchor! ... is given to reduce the vessel’s swing rapidly. ...
hhyy.ntsc.edu.cn/hy/kaoshi/other/BERTHING-TEST1.ppt - Similar pages

Berth Anchorage: Fowey: www.destinationsouthwest.co.ukMaximum length of cruise ship that can anchor:. 'Swing buoy'; 160m; 'Under hills flood ... Any beam or air draught restrictions at any berth/anchorage: No ...
www.destinationsouthwest.co.uk/main/destinations/Fowey/Bert... - 19k - Cached - Similar pages



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Note added at 6 minutos (2007-02-08 17:43:15 GMT)
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berth: zona de fondeo
a la gira: swing at anchor

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 04:27
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 132
Grading comment
I think this is it. Thank you very much!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you. I've seen in the reference u provided 'swing buoy'. Could i say in the same way swing anchor?

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