purnice

Spanish translation: Piedra pómez

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English term or phrase:Pumice
Spanish translation:Piedra pómez
Entered by: olv10siq

17:29 Nov 21, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry / dental
English term or phrase: purnice
text is on dental implants. it refers to dental polishing and varnishing of implants
Diana Landau
Local time: 01:01
Purnice o Pumice?
Explanation:
Hi Diana, are you sure is not a typo?
I looked up in two dictionaries and "purnice" doesn´t exist. Maybe it could be "pumice" = "Piedra Pómez" that means,"a porous or spongy form of volcanic glass used as an abrasive. To rub, smooth, clean, etc, with pumice.
I think it makes sense in this context.
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olv10siq
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Purnice o Pumice?


Explanation:
Hi Diana, are you sure is not a typo?
I looked up in two dictionaries and "purnice" doesn´t exist. Maybe it could be "pumice" = "Piedra Pómez" that means,"a porous or spongy form of volcanic glass used as an abrasive. To rub, smooth, clean, etc, with pumice.
I think it makes sense in this context.


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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rick Henry: I tend to agree... and if it's made into a powder, it's "piedra pómez pulverizada"
9 mins
  -> Gracias Rick

agree  Pro Lingua: correct
9 mins
  -> Gracias Pro Lingua

agree  Michel34: Yes, I think you are right :)
15 mins
  -> Gracias Michelle

agree  AndrewBM
17 mins
  -> Gracias AndrewBM
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