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a floating wick

Portuguese translation: pavio flutuante

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English term or phrase:a floating wick
Portuguese translation:pavio flutuante
Entered by: António Ribeiro
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11:39 Feb 17, 2006
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Agriculture
English term or phrase: a floating wick
To use Jathropha oil for lighting the paraffin lamps have to be converted, as Africare did. Or a floating wick can be used, as it was invented by the Binga Trees Trust.

Em PT Europeu, se possível. Obrigada.
xxxKaren Sarama
pavio flutuante
Explanation:
Eu diria assim.

Ou, torcida.

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Note added at 38 mins (2006-02-17 12:17:26 GMT)
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No sítio seguinte, tem imagens do que são "floating wicks", os tais pavios flutuantes.

http://www.wickstore.com/floating_wicks_using_olive_oil.html
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António Ribeiro
Local time: 13:48
Grading comment
Obrigada.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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pavio flutuante


Explanation:
Eu diria assim.

Ou, torcida.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 38 mins (2006-02-17 12:17:26 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

No sítio seguinte, tem imagens do que são "floating wicks", os tais pavios flutuantes.

http://www.wickstore.com/floating_wicks_using_olive_oil.html

António Ribeiro
Local time: 13:48
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 39
Grading comment
Obrigada.

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