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Spanish translation: "asegurar la cuerda a su paso por el amarradero pasándola alrededor de éste"

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07:09 Sep 26, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: cat - heading
This term is used in the context of the wire ropes of a crane, for example,
"Reeve hemp around and off the drum (this is known as cat-heading)."
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Spanish translation:"asegurar la cuerda a su paso por el amarradero pasándola alrededor de éste"
Explanation:
I haven't found an expression for "cat-heading", but visualizing this phrase I can see where it comes from: "cat-strangling" untranslatable in Spanish using "gato". Simply, I'd say:
"estrangulación". It will become clearer if you think of how large a cat's head can be and how narrow, weak and fluffy its neck is. :)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 20:39
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na"asegurar la cuerda a su paso por el amarradero pasándola alrededor de éste"xxxPaul Roige


  

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"asegurar la cuerda a su paso por el amarradero pasándola alrededor de éste"


Explanation:
I haven't found an expression for "cat-heading", but visualizing this phrase I can see where it comes from: "cat-strangling" untranslatable in Spanish using "gato". Simply, I'd say:
"estrangulación". It will become clearer if you think of how large a cat's head can be and how narrow, weak and fluffy its neck is. :)


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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 20:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
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