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Spanish translation: canalización subterránea

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English term or phrase:utilidor
Spanish translation:canalización subterránea
Entered by: Andrea Bullrich
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11:14 Dec 13, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: utilidor
Need help for utilidor and air handlers in the following sentence:

"The Magic Kingdom utilidor contains 207 air handlers, which are large cooling machines that contain a hot water coil and a chilled water coil."

I'm translating utilidor as "ducto subterráneo de refrigeración", but suggestions are welcome.

Thanks!
David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 06:49
"Canalización subterránea"
Explanation:
UTILIDOR: Canalización subterránea caldeada con vapor y muy calorifugada donde van instaladas las tuberías de agua, canalizaciones eléctricas y telefónicas (regiones muy frías).

No sólo de refrigeración sino además para instalaciones eléctricas y a veces telefónicas.



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Summary of answers provided
nasistema de refrigeración subterráneo (del tipo) UtilidorxxxPaul Roige
natuneles o red de tuneles
Francisco Miranda
na"Canalización subterránea"Aliciahm
naDuctos subterráneos de acondicionamento de maquinaria.
Luis Luis
naseebelowxxxJon Zuber


  

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1 hr
seebelow


Explanation:
"Under the Magic Kingdom

1. Do you ever wonder how the characters at the parks seem to appear as if by, well, magic? There is a story behind that. One day while strolling through the park, Walt Disney saw a Frontierland cowboy walking through Tomorrowland. He then decided that for Disney World that some needs would have to be hidden. Trash, costume characters, etc. had to be out of sight. To do this, each area, section, or ride was first planned out in story boards. Then, the Imagineers constructed models, and viewed them in every angle. To hide the utilities, underground tunnels put in for Walt Disney World. Disney built a nine acre network of tunnels so Cast Members would be able to move around out of the public view!
REPORTED: Mickey 23 OCT 96
CONFIRMED: Randy 15 JUN 97
2. The park was built over a huge underground complex. Disney did not dig tunnels under the Magic Kingdom. The corridors were built at ground level. The tunnel complex consists of 15 foot high walkways, meeting rooms, computer rooms, etc. with all having exposed utilities (it somewhat resembled a parking garage). The tunnel complex originates from the castle and spreads out like spokes from a wheel to the other lands. In fact, the bottom two floors of the castle consists of the tunnel complex.

The soil from the excavation of the Seven Seas Lagoon, around 5 million square feet, was heaped over this complex. Additionally, sand from the Seven Seas Lagoon excavation was used to line the Lagoon, Bay Lake and many other bodies of water.

The Seven Seas Lagoon is Walt Disney World's man-made lake. Although Bay Lake is a natural lake, soil from its bottom was also used to cover the complex. Thus, the pseudo-tunnel system was born. Another name for the system of tunnels under the Magic Kingdom is Utilidors, even though the internal Walt Disney World phone book does use the term "tunnels." Utilidor stands for utility corridor."

Note that outside the Disney context "utilidor" simply refers to a tunnel or conduit through which utilities run, big enough to get into for maintenance and repair.



    Reference: http://www.hiddenmickeys.org/WDW/MagicKingdom/Secrets/Genera...
xxxJon Zuber
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1 hr
Ductos subterráneos de acondicionamento de maquinaria.


Explanation:
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Luis Luis
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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17 hrs
"Canalización subterránea"


Explanation:
UTILIDOR: Canalización subterránea caldeada con vapor y muy calorifugada donde van instaladas las tuberías de agua, canalizaciones eléctricas y telefónicas (regiones muy frías).

No sólo de refrigeración sino además para instalaciones eléctricas y a veces telefónicas.





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17 hrs
tuneles o red de tuneles


Explanation:
Tuneles es la mejor ascepcion que le encuentro al termino en este caso. Por lo general los ductos son "caños" de gran tamaño por donde circula un flujo, ya sea de autos , gente, liquido o gas.
En este caso el "Utilidor" es un tunel por cual se hacen pasar los ductos o caños, y por donde puede circular tambien la gente.

espero sirva



Francisco Miranda
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23 hrs
sistema de refrigeración subterráneo (del tipo) Utilidor


Explanation:
...que cuenta con 207 equipos Air Handler". Whichever translation you take, you may want to still use the term Utilidor with capitals, upon reading of Shorter Oxford's explanation: "...(utility+dor)...Canadian (origin), after humidor. Cf. THERMIDOR. (Propietary name for) a system of enclosed conduits used esp. for carrying water and sewerage in regions of permafrost". Also, finding the three Spanish links (especially the ten-sa one) below makes me feel that "Air Handler" may need no translation. Check it out if you wish, good luck :)
http://www.ten-sa.com/cprodairmcw.html


    Reference: http://www.robertogarbi.com.ar/body.html
    Reference: http://www.dobarro.com.uy/paginas/productos/fabricantes/fab_...
xxxPaul Roige
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