spats

Portuguese translation: polainas

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English term or phrase:spats
Portuguese translation:polainas
Entered by: Ligia Dias Costa

18:59 Sep 16, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Metallurgy / Casting
English term or phrase: spats
Check if your pant legs are over the spats, so that there are no traps where molten iron can deposit and burn you.
Cintia Galbo
polainas
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spat 3 (spt)
n.
A cloth or leather gaiter covering the shoe upper and the ankle and fastening under the shoe with a strap. Often used in the plural.

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[Short for spatterdash : spatter + dash1.]
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polainas


Explanation:
veja as ref.: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/spats
spat 3 (spt)
n.
A cloth or leather gaiter covering the shoe upper and the ankle and fastening under the shoe with a strap. Often used in the plural.

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[Short for spatterdash : spatter + dash1.]

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Portugal
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Pena que você já fechou a questão... Mesmo assim, gostaria de dar uma alternativa a "polainas". Não sei se é boa, pois não sou especialista no campo, mas acho que ter opções é sempre bom.
Minha alternativa é "tornozeleiras".
Só tentando ajudar... :)

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