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English term or phrase:hold
Spanish translation:(en) espera
Entered by: Robert Mavros
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17:05 Dec 9, 2010
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: hold
Hi, I would appreciate your help with a few terms.

I am translating documentation regarding a CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL CIVIL WORKS PROCEDURE - terrible wording :)

This text isn't exactly one of the best texts I have come across so maybe some imagination is required. I am quite sure it has also been written by a non-native so maybe some span-glish or viceversa has been included.

Context is:
"The Subcontractor shall develop the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) in accordance with the requirements indicated in the engineering specifications, project documents and codes. Subcontractor shall indicate W as Witness and H as ***Hold*** points in there column and submit the ITP for approval and allow TR and OWNER to place their intervention points. When all parties have place their intervention points/ comments, the ITP be comes operational.
TR (cmpany) shall in accordance with the OWNER establishes the notification for inspection timing i.e. 24 hours for witnessing inspection and 48 hours for hold inspection of the requested stage of the ITP."

Thanks :)
Robert Mavros
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(en) espera
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thanks :)
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4 +2(en) espera
4punto de detención para inspeccionar trabajos de soldarura

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(en) espera


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thanks :)
Notes to answerer
Asker: thanks, it was what I had in mind, thought maybe it was a technical word used for this type of texts or even a bad literal translation from Spanish or another language.

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agree  Mercedes Sánchez-Marco
30 mins
  -> Olza,gracias y saludos :)

agree  Marisol Sahagun
4 hrs
  -> Marisol, gracias y saludos :)
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punto de detención para inspeccionar trabajos de soldarura


Hope this helps you, Tocayo!

Note added at 8 mins (2010-12-09 17:13:57 GMT)

What is the definition of hold point?
A predetermined stopping point in the fabrication process at which the weld must be inspected. Hold points are used between passes of multi-layer welds to assure a weld is properly cleaned between passes.Learn more about hold point in the class "Visual Inspection of Welds 280" below.

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Asker: muchas gracias tocayo :)

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