storm shutters

14:24 Apr 3, 2018
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture / EN > ES
English term or phrase: storm shutters
Could someone tell me what term is generally used in Spanish for "storm shutter", please? I have come across "persiana/contraventana" "para/contra" "tormenta(s)"....

Thanks in advance!
FannyMc
Local time: 04:31


Summary of answers provided
4 +1protector para ventana
Monica Vinci
3 +2contraventanas
Daniel Liberman
4Persianas contra tormentas o tormentera
Fiorella Portilla
3 +1tormenteras
Pablo Cruz Font
4postigos
Mariana Gutierrez
3persianas o contraventanas (de protección) contra huracanes
Chema Nieto Castañón


Discussion entries: 6





  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
contraventanas


Explanation:
I would suggest "contraventanas."


    https://glosbe.com/en/es/storm%20shutters
Daniel Liberman
United States
Local time: 22:31
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Mercedes Sánchez-Marco
36 mins
  -> Gracias, Mercedes.

agree  MPGS: :-)
1 hr
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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
postigos


Explanation:
Lo que se ve en las imágenes aquí
https://www.google.com.ar/search?q=storm shutter&rlz=1C1CHBF...

en mi región se llaman "postigos".

Mariana Gutierrez
Local time: 23:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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44 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
tormenteras


Explanation:

creo que hay que ser más específico, se trata de un elemento especial para casos de huracanes, etc.

Parece que en Florida, Puerto Rico, etc. lo llaman con frecuencia tormentera. Comparar imágenes:

https://www.google.es/search?q="storm shutter"&source=lnms&t...

https://www.google.es/search?q=tormentera ventana&source=lnm...

...En el mercado hay tormenteras de varios tipos, como lo son los paneles de aluminio, acero galvanizado o plástico, las de acordeón y las enrollables...
http://especiales.elnuevodia.com/huracanes2012/documents/Tor...

...La instalación de tormenteras o paneles resistentes contra impactos sobre ventanas y puertas de vidrio reducirán los daños que un huracán pueda generar...
https://huracanes.fiu.edu/preparate-ahora/prepare-su-casa/co...

Saludos

Pablo Cruz Font
Germany
Local time: 04:31
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 36

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adriana Martinez: En efecto, en Puerto Rico se usa el término tormentera. Esa propuesta iba a incluir pero vi la tuya.
3 hrs
  -> Gracias Adriana, saludos desde Leipzig
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56 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
protector para ventana


Explanation:
Los "storm shutters" se utilizan para proteger las ventanas en caso de huracán.


    https://www.homedepot.com/s/storm%2520shutter?NCNI-5
Monica Vinci
France
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  Evelyn Franco Riveros
3 hrs
  -> Thank you Evelyn!
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Persianas contra tormentas o tormentera


Explanation:
Tormenteras de roll-up.
Tormenteras tipo acordeon.
Tormenteras tipo plancha en aluminio.


    https://www.google.com/search?biw=1920&bih=949&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=Y-DDWvm9JJbijwSf9IfgDQ&q=persianas+contra+tormentas&oq=persianas+contra+torm
    https://www.google.com/search?q=tormenteras&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=g2cChllBjXpU2M%253A%252C2qwq85KG7fuOIM%252C_&usg=__-6eBM5cvMiwgKU4
Fiorella Portilla
United States
Local time: 21:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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neutral  Neil Ashby: Why not just agree with Pablo?
12 hrs
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persianas o contraventanas (de protección) contra huracanes


Explanation:
Como comentando en discusión.

Chema Nieto Castañón
Spain
Local time: 04:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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