KudoZ home » English to Portuguese » Medical: Instruments

pinch

Portuguese translation: movimento de pinça

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:pinch
Portuguese translation:movimento de pinça
Entered by: Lilian Magalhães
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

11:01 Nov 7, 2013
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / ergonomia
English term or phrase: pinch
Modify the task to eliminate the pinch grip.
Objective: Convert tasks involving pinch grip to power grasp.
Possible changes for wiring tasks:
• Switch to a multi-pin connector. Possible changes for push-pin tasks:
• Switch to a different type of fastener.
• Use a power tool in place of a hand tool.
Lilian Magalhães
Brazil
Local time: 21:42
movimento de pinça
Explanation:
pinch grip = movimento de pinça

In a pinch grip, the fingers are on one side of an object, and the thumb is on the other. Typically, an object lifted in a pinch grip does not touch the palm. This is generally considered a weaker grip position.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grip_strength

Ela também está aperfeiçoando o movimento de pinça, que lhe permite pegar objetos pequenos como um grão de milho entre o polegar e o indicador
http://brasil.babycenter.com/a1500061/marcos-do-desenvolvime...

http://johannaterapeutaocupacional.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/pr...
Selected response from:

MedTrans&More
United Kingdom
Grading comment
thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
4movimento de pinça
MedTrans&More


Discussion entries: 2





  

Answers


18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
movimento de pinça


Explanation:
pinch grip = movimento de pinça

In a pinch grip, the fingers are on one side of an object, and the thumb is on the other. Typically, an object lifted in a pinch grip does not touch the palm. This is generally considered a weaker grip position.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grip_strength

Ela também está aperfeiçoando o movimento de pinça, que lhe permite pegar objetos pequenos como um grão de milho entre o polegar e o indicador
http://brasil.babycenter.com/a1500061/marcos-do-desenvolvime...

http://johannaterapeutaocupacional.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/pr...

MedTrans&More
United Kingdom
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thanks
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search