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10:08 Jun 7, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:Olive
There is a copper ring used in a screwed pipe-joint which compresses upon tightening and forms a seal. In England this is called an "olive" - in the US maybe something else.
What is the Spanish word for it?
Explanation: I think it's safer the literal translation. Of course, it depends where you are using this translation. "Olive" is a fancy word, and you can say "oliva" in Spain, but also "aceituna" in Argentina (!!). Good luck. Silvia
Silvia Sassone Argentina Local time: 11:08 Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in pair: 531