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17:50 Apr 22, 2008
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: ceiling cavity
A wall constructed in two separate thicknesses with an air space between; provides thermal insulation. Also known as hollow wall.
katherine
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4techo falsomargaret caulfield
4pared hueca
Rafael Molina Pulgar


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pared hueca


Explanation:
Suerte.

Rafael Molina Pulgar
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
techo falso


Explanation:
If it were "wall" it would say so, but "ceiling" is very specific. These "techos falsos" se utilizan a menudo como "altillos" para guardar cosas ó simplemente para la decoración.

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