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Russian translation: заканчивающее украшение, флерон

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23:53 Jul 29, 2001
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: finial
Lightning protection.

"... by creating free electrons and photoionisation between a spherical surface and an earthed finial."
Olga Judina
Latvia
Local time: 14:46
Russian translation:заканчивающее украшение, флерон
Explanation:
В Lingvo 6.0 это отмечено как архитектурный термин.

fin·i·al
n.
Architecture. A sculptured ornament, often in the shape of a leaf or flower, at the top of a gable, pinnacle, or similar structure.
An ornamental terminating part, as on a post or piece of furniture.
[Middle English, last, finial, variant of final. See final.]
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Irina Glozman
United States
Local time: 04:46
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Summary of answers provided
naфлеронjanasru
naзаканчивающее украшение, флерон
Irina Glozman
naмолниеотвод, стержневой молниетводtogliatti
naмолниеотвод, стержневой молниетводtogliatti


  

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50 mins
молниеотвод, стержневой молниетвод


Explanation:
In this case, since it is about lightning protection, 'finial' maybe means some pole (молниеотвод) to conduct the power of lightning to the earth.

molnieotvod

togliatti
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молниеотвод - downconductor
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53 mins
молниеотвод, стержневой молниетвод


Explanation:
In this case, since it is about lightning protection, 'finial' maybe means some pole (молниеотвод) to conduct the power of lightning to the earth.

molnieotvod

togliatti
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55 mins
заканчивающее украшение, флерон


Explanation:
В Lingvo 6.0 это отмечено как архитектурный термин.

fin·i·al
n.
Architecture. A sculptured ornament, often in the shape of a leaf or flower, at the top of a gable, pinnacle, or similar structure.
An ornamental terminating part, as on a post or piece of furniture.
[Middle English, last, finial, variant of final. See final.]


Irina Glozman
United States
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10 days
флерон


Explanation:
finial as a building term means флерон
finial also the triangular part of an external wall at the end of a ridged roof
lightining protection = молниезащита
a молниезащита is usual found on the building tops for lightining protection
Janani
refefrence various dictionaries.

janasru
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