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portable rung ladder

Spanish translation: escalera de peldaños portátil

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22:48 Jun 3, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: portable rung ladder
These terms are used within the context of safety: "When portable rung or cleat type ladders are used, the base must be so placed that slipping will not occur, and tied blocked,lashed or otherwise securely held in place." Thanks
Issa Miller
Spanish translation:escalera de peldaños portátil
Explanation:
Hope this helps.
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FJPN
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Local time: 05:02
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Summary of answers provided
naescalera portátil
Jackie_A
naescalas de peldaños o de tojines portátilesRocky
naescalera de peldaños portátilFJPN


  

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54 mins
escalera de peldaños portátil


Explanation:
Hope this helps.

FJPN
Spain
Local time: 05:02
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 164
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1 hr
escalas de peldaños o de tojines portátiles


Explanation:
escala de listones = cleat ladder Robb
escala de tojinos = cleat ladder or steps ladder Escanlon

cleat = piece of metal, wood, etc., bolted on for fastening ropes to, or to strengthen woodwork etc.
2 projecting piece on a spar, gangway, boot, etc., to give footing or prevent a rope from slipping.
3 wedge. (OU)

" Naut. Orig. a small wedge of wood bolted on its side to a spar, etc., that it may by the thickness of its head stop anything from slipping (stop-cleat), afford footing to one climbing (step-cleat), or serve as a point of attachment or resistance. solid cleats: similar pieces left in shaping a plank." (ODE)
"A short piece of wood (or iron) nailed on transversely to a piece of joinery, in order to secure or strengthen it; also to give footing on a sloping gangway, etc." (ODE)



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Rocky
Local time: 04:02
PRO pts in pair: 13
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14 hrs
escalera portátil


Explanation:
everybody understands that "escaleras" have "rungs". No need to specify.

Jackie_A
United States
Local time: 20:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 314
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