meniscus

Italian translation: menisco

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English term or phrase:meniscus
Italian translation:menisco
Entered by: tandream

09:34 Sep 6, 2011
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Architecture
English term or phrase: meniscus
At the foot of Wren’s elegant spiralling Geometric Staircase a concave Swarovski crystal meniscus will sit on a much larger reflective hemisphere, with a spherical convex mirror suspended 23m above in the tower’s cupola.

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Sara Veneziano
Italy
Local time: 11:40
menisco
Explanation:
Menisco di cristallo.
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tandream
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3 +5menisco
tandream
3lente concavo/convessa
Francesco Badolato
3menisco
Stefano Spadea


  

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menisco


Explanation:
Menisco di cristallo.

tandream
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menisco


Explanation:
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    Reference: http://www.sapere.it/enciclopedia/menisco.html
Stefano Spadea
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lente concavo/convessa


Explanation:
Si tratta di una lente:
London Design Festival Installation in Geometric Staircase
The intention is to turn this extraordinary spatial volume into its own viewing device. The installation will be a concave Swarovski crystal meniscus - the largest commissionable lens


A lens with one convex and one concave side is convex-concave or meniscus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lens_(optics)



Francesco Badolato
Italy
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