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cremallera con tres correderas

English translation: three-way zipper


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Spanish term or phrase:cremallera con tres correderas
English translation:three-way zipper
Entered by: Carlos Vergara
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00:05 Mar 16, 2008
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Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Uniforms
Spanish term or phrase: cremallera con tres correderas
This is a specification in a description of an anorak:

Las dos costuras de costado se interrumpen en el bajo para colocar una cremallera con tres correderas ...

Could it mean a 'three-way zip'?
Any suggestions appreciated.
Jill Renwick
Local time: 21:15
three-way zipper
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Carlos Vergara
Local time: 15:15
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4 +1three-way zipper
Carlos Vergara
3a zip with three slides / a three-slide zipCinnamon Nolan

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three-way zipper

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Carlos Vergara
Local time: 15:15
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 8

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agree  Victoria Frazier
38 mins
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neutral  Cinnamon Nolan: Or "3-way zip", as coppo suggested, for UK audiences.
8 hrs
  -> Yes, there is an ocean of difference.

neutral  Ramon UK: "3-way zip" is what I've known them as also and I live in the UK, just like coppo said.
10 hrs
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a zip with three slides / a three-slide zip

I'm having trouble visualising this. Double-opening zips are relatively normal, on anoraks or travel bags, so you can open it from the top or the bottom.
But 3-way? Mounted in a triangle? Wouldn't that need 3 zips? Wouldn't 3 possibilities for opening make it even more complicated to grab your gun quickly? ...

Anyway, searches in several dictionaries revealed "slide" or "slot" as the most popular translation of corredera (and definitions in Spanish gave ranura, the opening). I even found a description of a bath screen as "con tres correderas" (3 sliding panels?).

corredera. f. Ranura por la que se desliza una pieza
http://www.fundaciondoctordepando.com/DICCIONARIO CASTELLANO...

"Three-way" can also mean "by three different manners":
... Three-way zip collar (zipped up, rolled down, open); ...

Looking up parts of a zip, the thingie you grab to open or close the zip is called a "slide". Hence, my option.

Unfortunately, the references on internet didn't have any pictures!
1.1.1 Delantero: Rectos, unidos a la pieza de la zona superior y cerrados por cremalleras con separador y doble cursor en los costados, unión de delantero con espalda, lleva una cremallera con tres correderas para facilitar el acceso al arma y defensa.

Good luck.

Cinnamon Nolan
Local time: 22:15
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 28
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