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# Peso propio

## English translation: eigenweight

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 Spanish term or phrase: peso propio English translation: eigenweight Entered by:

 17:21 Jun 3, 2000
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 Spanish term or phrase: Peso propio Is there such a thing as "eigenweight"? If so, I'm wondering if that's the translation. This "peso propio" is used to calculate the weight of elements in accordance with their dimensions. So, is it eigenweight or something else? Any ideas would be gratefully appreciated.
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 eigenweight Explanation:Peso propio translates as "eigenweight", propio peso as "dead weight". These are functional loads from eigenweight and natural working reactions, environmental loads from wind and waves etc. and accidental loads from unexpected, violent events. Eigenweight Vectors and Least-Distance Approximation for Revealed Preference in Pairwise Weight Ratios.
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Jesús Paredes
Local time: 21:11
 Thank you for the very helpful answer, and especially for providing some examples of where eigenweight is used in English. That was great!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naeigenweightJesús Paredes
naPlease see belowRaúl Valenzuela

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Explanation:
As a matter of fact, "eigen" as a prefix actually exists, in such words as "eigenvector", etc. In fact, there is no such concept in Spanish. Instead of using "peso propio", I would use "peso eigen", to differentiate it from "peso específico" and "peso". I really hope this helps. It is a tough term.

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eigenweight

Explanation:
Peso propio translates as "eigenweight", propio peso as "dead weight".

These are functional loads from eigenweight and natural working reactions, environmental loads from wind and waves etc. and accidental loads from unexpected, violent events.

Eigenweight Vectors and Least-Distance Approximation for Revealed Preference in Pairwise Weight Ratios.

Reference: http://www.dnv.no/ocean/bk/s130.htm
Reference: http://www.im.ncnu.edu.tw/~hcwu/bib/mis.html
 Jesús ParedesLocal time: 21:11PRO pts in pair: 151
 Thank you for the very helpful answer, and especially for providing some examples of where eigenweight is used in English. That was great!
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