sheet

Portuguese translation: escota

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English term or phrase:sheet
Portuguese translation:escota
Entered by: Carlos Angelo

15:46 Apr 22, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: sheet
"In sailing, a sheet is a line attached to the clew of a sail, and is the main control used in trimming the sail"
OdeteGuimarães
Portugal
Local time: 03:48
escota
Explanation:
Do Dicionário de Termos Náuticos, de Alexandre de Azevedo Lima:
sheet - escota (a rope attached to a sail by which to change its position).

Do Houaiss:
escota - cabo de laborar que segura uma vela pelo punho quando enfunada.
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Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 23:48
Grading comment
Muito obrigada, Carlos!

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escota


Explanation:
Do Dicionário de Termos Náuticos, de Alexandre de Azevedo Lima:
sheet - escota (a rope attached to a sail by which to change its position).

Do Houaiss:
escota - cabo de laborar que segura uma vela pelo punho quando enfunada.

Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 23:48
Works in field
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 86
Grading comment
Muito obrigada, Carlos!

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