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17:53 Mar 15, 2002
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Zaranda
la zaranda del molino
Pamela
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Summary of answers provided
5shoe sieve or lower sieveAntonio Costa
4 +1sieveJH Trads
5strainerxxxOso
4riddle
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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sieve


Explanation:
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JH Trads
United States
Local time: 18:16
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 908

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxR.J.Chadwick: That's what Collins Spanish Dictionary has.
140 days
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riddle


Explanation:
is used when talking about grain, etc (
in the sense of 'sieve')

Ref.:
... belt replaced on the riddle. The grain was then poured into the grinding hopper.
The inside of the hopper is calibrated to enable the mill dues to be calculated ...

www.c-e-n.org/dellmill.htm



Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 01:16
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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shoe sieve or lower sieve


Explanation:
Sirve para quitar las impuresas mayores. Las consecharoras de trigo también tienen zarandas.

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Note added at 2002-03-15 18:29:27 (GMT)
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Can also be simply Grain Sieve.

Antonio Costa
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strainer


Explanation:
Hola Pamela,
Otra opción para zaranda es "strainer"

Esta es la definición:

Strainer=a device (as a sieve) to retain solid pieces while a liquid passes through.

Buena suerte del Oso ¶:^)

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Antonio Costa: No water passes through this "colador" Master Oso.
30 mins
  -> Gracias por la aclaración Antonio ¶:^)

neutral  mónica alfonso: No puedo opinar sobre la zaranda, pero quería saludarte personalmente. Gracias por estar aquí nuevamente, Oso. Te extrañaba mucho.
34 mins
  -> ¡Recibe un enooorme y gran abrazo Mónica! ¶:^)))
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