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23:31 Aug 8, 2004
English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase:gantry
I'm translating a document about a FSW machine and I can´t translate the word "gantry" in this sentence:
"When the viewer stands at one end of the
x axis looking at the gantry, positive x is traveling away from the viewer."
A frame structure that spans over something, as an elevated platform that runs astride a work area, supported by wheels on each side; short for gantry crane or gantry scaffold.
In radiation therapy, a device for rotating the radiation delivery apparatus around the patient, so as to treat from different angles. At Loma Linda University Medical Center's proton treatment facility, the gantries are three-story-high, rotating structures that guide the proton beam from the beam transport system to the beam delivery nozzle. www.llu.edu/proton/patient/glossary.html
a gantry is a road enthusiast term for an overhead structure on a freeway or expressway that carries guide signs. In highway engineering, this structure is known as a sign bridge. www.aaroads.com/glossary.html
a framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something; can display railway signals above several tracks or can support a traveling crane etc. www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn
airmailrpl Brazil Local time: 01:17 Works in field Native speaker of: English, Portuguese PRO pts in category: 720
Ana Luísa Portugal Local time: 04:17 Works in field Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in category: 16
Obrigada pela sua ajuda e desculpe não ter respondido antes, mas não tive oportunidade.
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pórtico do guindaste
Explanation: pórticonte com ou sem cabine de sinalização de guindaste móvel
Ver nos seguintes 4 dicionários
1-Dicionário de Termos Técnicos de Luiz Mendes Dantas
2-Comprehensive Technical Dictionary do Lewis L. Sell
3- Dicionário Visual Verbo página 786 possui a figura do guindaste que possui o gantry. Na verdade bem claramente um pórtico de sinalização
4 - Oxford Duden Pictorial Dictionary -Apresenta 3 diferentes figuras com a foto do guindaste com gantry.
Paulo Miró United States Local time: 23:17 Specializes in field Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in category: 8