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unprimed pump

Spanish translation: bomba no cebada

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English term or phrase:unprimed pump
Spanish translation:bomba no cebada
Entered by: Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
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19:28 Sep 3, 2011
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science - Environment & Ecology / cambio climático
English term or phrase: unprimed pump
in that regard angiosperms are particularly well adapted to getting large quantities of water vapour into the atmosphere on account of the high ratio of leaf vascular tissue to the leaf area, thereby overcoming bottlenecks and reducing cavitation whereby air enters the vascular system and like, an unprimed pump, breaks up the water column. The combined effect of the evaporation of water from surfaces exposed to the Sun and wind and the drawing up of water –
Julia Salazar
Local time: 02:06
bomba no cebada
Explanation:
A "primed pump" is a "bomba cebada", therefore an "unprimed pump" is a "bomba no cebada":

http://books.google.com/books?id=ZIU4-UjfzYcC&pg=PA1101&lpg=...
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Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
Spain
Local time: 08:06
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5 +3bomba no cebada
Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz


  

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bomba no cebada


Explanation:
A "primed pump" is a "bomba cebada", therefore an "unprimed pump" is a "bomba no cebada":

http://books.google.com/books?id=ZIU4-UjfzYcC&pg=PA1101&lpg=...

Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
Spain
Local time: 08:06
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 100

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxjacana54
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agree  Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT: De cajón.
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agree  Maria Teresa Navarro
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