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English term or phrase:baleen
Spanish translation:barba
Entered by: Rufino Pérez De La Sierra
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04:51 Jan 22, 2002
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: baleen
It is a part of the whale's mouth?????

Thanks

Rufino
Rufino Pérez De La Sierra
Canada
Local time: 04:54
barba
Explanation:
El sitio de referencia contiene el título: "OCURRENCIA DE LA BALLENA BARBADA..." en castellano y su equivalente "OCCURRENCE OF THE BALEEN WHALE..." en inglés. O sea que el baleen es la barba de la ballena.

El 2do sitio lo explica así: "Baleen is a sieve-like device that Mysticeti (baleen whales) use to obtain nourishment (krill, plankton, and other small organisms). Baleen is a series of stiff, flexible material that hang from the upper jaw. The inside of the baleen is edged with hairy plates that filter krill. "

Saludos...
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Jackie_A
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Local time: 00:54
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Summary of answers provided
5barba
Jackie_A
5ballena
Monica Colangelo
5barba de ballena
Baruch Avidar
4Láminaolv10siq
2ballenas de barbas / ballenas dentadasDoris Fukuda


  

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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
ballenas de barbas / ballenas dentadas


Explanation:
Necesito mas contexto, pero, aqui te envio una idea. Si escribes "baleen", "whales" and "ballenas" aparecera esta opcion, como la primera, "Cetaceans", y alli veras, una lista de nombres, en las 2 opciones para el espanol,
Ballenas de barbas, y Ballenas dentadas.
Ojala que te sirva de algo.

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Note added at 2002-01-22 05:21:33 (GMT)
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Ah! me olvidaba, escribes eso buscando en el Internet.

Doris Fukuda
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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
barba de ballena


Explanation:
suerte!

Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 10:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 298
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
ballena


Explanation:
Aunque no puedas, creerlo, Rufino, se llama ballena a cada una de las láminas córneas de la mandíbula superior de la ballena.
("Hicimos" un trabajo sobre ballenas con una de mis hijas para el colegio y ésa era la definición)

Monica Colangelo
Argentina
Local time: 05:54
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Lámina


Explanation:
Hola Rufino, he encontrado un enlace en Google que te explica detalladamente lo que "Baleen" significa.
Baleen is also called "whalebone" (lámina, según el diccionario VOX) and used to be a plastic like material.

Espero que el enlace te sea útil.


    Reference: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/anatomy/bal...
olv10siq
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Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1987
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43 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
barba


Explanation:
El sitio de referencia contiene el título: "OCURRENCIA DE LA BALLENA BARBADA..." en castellano y su equivalente "OCCURRENCE OF THE BALEEN WHALE..." en inglés. O sea que el baleen es la barba de la ballena.

El 2do sitio lo explica así: "Baleen is a sieve-like device that Mysticeti (baleen whales) use to obtain nourishment (krill, plankton, and other small organisms). Baleen is a series of stiff, flexible material that hang from the upper jaw. The inside of the baleen is edged with hairy plates that filter krill. "

Saludos...


    Reference: http://www.ciens.ula.ve/~cires/recol-rv4n1a02.html
    Reference: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/anatomy/Bal...
Jackie_A
United States
Local time: 00:54
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 314
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