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12:59 May 9, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: king post and jack post
construction, framing elements
Jordi
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Summary of answers provided
napendolón y poste extensibleMonica Ochoa
naCercha y puntal
Raimundo


  

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3 hrs
Cercha y puntal


Explanation:
King post = cercha (ver primera referencia de Eurodicautom)

"jack post" no lo he localizado, pero es un poste que sirve de soporte "poste de sujeción" que abreviadamente se dice "puntal" debido a que "apuntalan" la estructura. Consulta la segunda refrencia que es del DRAE


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl
    Reference: http://www.rae.es/NIVEL1/buscon/ntlle.HTML
Raimundo
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PRO pts in pair: 399

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1 day 2 hrs
pendolón y poste extensible


Explanation:
King post = pendolón
King post truss = cercha de pendolón
jack post or jack truss = armadura secundaria, corta o de largo parcial.

Monica Ochoa
PRO pts in pair: 32
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