fire escape

Japanese translation: 非常階段

12:11 Aug 27, 2007
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: fire escape
A structure or device, such as an outside stairway attached to a building, erected for emergency exit in the event of fire.
Gilmanovich
Local time: 14:11
Japanese translation:非常階段
Explanation:
There are a few alternatives, but if you want to specify 'stairs,' then 非常階段 may be suitable.
Otherwise, 非常口 is all-encompassing as "Emergency Exit."

# FIRE ESCAPE
《掲》火災避難口◆施設内
# fire escape
火災避難設備{かさい ひなん せつび}、非常階段
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KathyT
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3 +6非常階段
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非常階段


Explanation:
There are a few alternatives, but if you want to specify 'stairs,' then 非常階段 may be suitable.
Otherwise, 非常口 is all-encompassing as "Emergency Exit."

# FIRE ESCAPE
《掲》火災避難口◆施設内
# fire escape
火災避難設備{かさい ひなん せつび}、非常階段


    Reference: http://eow.alc.co.jp/fire%20escape/UTF-8/
KathyT
Australia
Local time: 22:11
Native speaker of: English
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  RieM: 早い!
3 mins
  -> Thanks, Rie!

agree  Troy Fowler: Yup...good answer. "Trot"...I kinda like that...sounds 'dynamic'!
5 mins
  -> Thanks, Troy. (Sorry 'bout the typo before!)

agree  Roger Johnson
15 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  sigmalanguage: I opt for 避難設備 (your last example) as a general term for fire escape. 非常口 is just an entry to a fire escape.
45 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Can Altinbay
1 hr
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agree  Linden Tree LS
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