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Spanish translation: tuerca mariposa

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English term or phrase:thumb nut
Spanish translation:tuerca mariposa
Entered by: Ana Brassara
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21:54 Aug 3, 2006
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / sewing machine
English term or phrase: thumb nut
the complete sentence is: "the pressure between the discs can be varied by the tension regulating THUMB NUT."
Gustavo Gimenez
tuerca mariposa
Explanation:
Parece ser que es la misma tuerca mariposa que se usan los dedos pulgar e indice para apretarla.

la tuerca de mariposa

thumb nut
wing nut

http://209.61.208.15/english/Spanish-English/T/tuerca de mar...

Specialty Definitions: THUMB NUT
Domain Definitions
Mechanical Engineering
A nut winged or knurled in order to facilitate turning by thumb and fingers. Source: European Union. (references)

http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/Th/Thumb nut.html



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3 +2tuerca mariposa
Ana Brassara


  

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tuerca mariposa


Explanation:
Parece ser que es la misma tuerca mariposa que se usan los dedos pulgar e indice para apretarla.

la tuerca de mariposa

thumb nut
wing nut

http://209.61.208.15/english/Spanish-English/T/tuerca de mar...

Specialty Definitions: THUMB NUT
Domain Definitions
Mechanical Engineering
A nut winged or knurled in order to facilitate turning by thumb and fingers. Source: European Union. (references)

http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/Th/Thumb nut.html





Ana Brassara
Local time: 15:27
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 101
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henry Hinds: Claro, también "butterfly nut", "wing nut".
1 hr

agree  Flavia Scafatti
3 hrs

agree  Carlos Ruestes: thumbnut n: MECH ENG mariposa f, tuerca de alas f, tuerca de mariposa f, tuerca de orejetas
13 hrs

disagree  Javier Imwinkelried: "Thumb nut" no es lo mismo que "butterfly nut". Yo diría "tornillo de ajuste manual". ahttps://www.google.com/search?q=thumb nut&rlz=1C1TSNF_enAR65...
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Aug 4, 2006 - Changes made by Henry Hinds:
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