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|English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: needle coke|
|El contexto es el siguiete:|
For use only as a fuel in closed systems or a feedstock for carbon black/needle coke production.
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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Agujas de coque / Coque en agujas
coke 1 [k k ] noun
carbon fuel: a solid residue consisting mainly of carbon, left after the volatile elements have been driven from bituminous coal or other petroleum material. Coke is used as a fuel and in steelmaking.
vti (past coked, past participle coked, present participle cok·ing, 3rd person present singular cokes)
change into coke: to change something, for example, bituminous coal, into coke, or to become coke or like coke
[Mid-17th century. Origin unknown.]
nee·dle [n d'l ] noun (plural nee·dles)
1. SEWING sewing tool: a small sharp metal pin used for sewing, with a hole at the blunt end for holding thread
2. CRAFT knitting tool: a rod with a dull point used in knitting
3. HOUSEHOLD stylus: the stylus on a record player
4. MEASUREMENTS pointer: a pointed indicator on a dial, scale, or scientific instrument such as a compass or a car's speedometer
5. MEDICINE syringe: a hypodermic syringe, or its hollow pointed end
6. ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE acupuncture tool: a small sharp metal pin used in acupuncture to stimulate points on the body
7. BOTANY conifer leaf: a small pointed leaf of a conifer tree pine needles
8. BIOLOGY pointed part: a long thin pointed part of an animal's body, for example, a porcupine quill or a sea urchin spine
9. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY pointed crystal: a long thin pointed crystal
10. ARCHITECTURE obelisk: a tall stone pillar
11. CRAFT engraving tool: a sharp tool used in engraving
12. BUILDING supporting beam: a beam that passes through a wall as a temporary support
13. provocation: a remark or action intended to tease or provoke somebody (informal)
transitive verb (past nee·dled, past participle nee·dled, present participle nee·dling, 3rd person present singular nee·dles)
1. provoke: to tease or provoke somebody, especially repeatedly in an indirect way (informal)
2. CRAFT use a needle on something: to sew, prick, or pierce something with a needle
[Old English n_ædl . Ultimately from an Indo-European base meaning "to sew," which is also the ancestor of English nerve and neural.]
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