course fill

Spanish translation: relleno grueso

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23:18 Oct 7, 2013
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems
English term or phrase: course fill
Hi

Can someone help me with the spanish (guatemalan) translation for "course fill" as used in the following sentence?

"The foundation of the tailings dam rests on bedrock and course fill."

Many thanks!
Pamela Avalos
Chile
Local time: 22:11
Spanish translation:relleno grueso
Explanation:
Filling used in construction before laying down the foundation
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Carlos Blanco, B.Sc. in Chemistry
Honduras
Local time: 19:11
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5 +4relleno grueso
Carlos Blanco, B.Sc. in Chemistry


  

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relleno grueso


Explanation:
Filling used in construction before laying down the foundation

Carlos Blanco, B.Sc. in Chemistry
Honduras
Local time: 19:11
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christian Nielsen-Palacios: Agree, but perhaps the English should have been COARSE fill?
1 hr

agree  Barbara L Pavlik: Yes, probably a typo for "coarse." That was my first thought.
6 hrs

agree  Neil Ashby: Mis-spelling, a typo is accidently striking the wrong key, "a" and "u" are opposite sides of the keyboard ;)
7 hrs

agree  slothm
10 hrs
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