enclosure or flap

15:42 Mar 6, 2009
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: enclosure or flap
Cam locks are the most popular type of industrial lock and are fitted to a huge range of applications, for example to secure a door, cabinet, enclosure or flap or to control mechanical linkages

Tanto para "enclosure" como para "flap" hay varias posibles traducciones, ¿cuál es la correcta en estos casos?
Sofia Ortega
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4recinto o portezuela
Cristina Heraud-van Tol
3recinto o batiente
Ray Ables



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recinto o portezuela

Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary © 2005 Oxford University Press:
enclosure /ɪn'kləʊʒər / || /ɪn'kləʊʒə(r)/ sustantivo
recinto m;

flap1 /flæp/ sustantivo
(cover) tapa f;
(of pocket, envelope) solapa f;
(of table) hoja f;
(of jacket, coat) faldón m;
(of tent) portezuela f;

Cristina Heraud-van Tol
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recinto o batiente

another possibility

Note added at 8 hrs (2009-03-06 23:50:38 GMT)

"batiente" can mean a leaf, in the context of a machine part that "flaps" like a "leaf hinge"

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