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19:49 Mar 29, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:watchkeeper
Sell Dictionary's does not seem to be appropriate. It is a document on warships and here is the context: "Use of digital computer and simulation technology for on-board embedded training of watchkeepers." Thanks a lot!
Explanation: watch-keeper, one who keeps watch or serves as a member of a watch on board ship; an officer in charge of a watch; also in gen. use, one who keeps watch or acts as a look-out;
hence watch-keeping n. and a.;
Fabiano, a definição acima está no OED.
A definição 11 de "guarda" no Aurélio é a seguinte:
11. Homem encarregado de vigiar ou guardar alguma coisa; vigia, vigiador, sentinela.
E a no. 4 também é sentinela.
Jussara Simoes Brazil Local time: 08:02 Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in pair: 20
Explanation: Existe um relógio transportado pelo ronda (vigia) com chaves espalhadas em diversas áreas por onde ele deve passar, de tanto em tanto tempo, e o mesmo precisa dar "corda" no relógio, registrando que passou por aquele local.