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12:57 Mar 16, 2007
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Italian to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Road transport
Italian term or phrase:semirimorchio gommato
This should be the last of my road transport terms. The phrase talks of semitrailers available for hire: "I semirimorchi sono tutti revisionati, **gommati**, coperti da assicurazione". I have been translating "gommato" as "wheeled", but obviously here it means something a bit more complex! A simple "with tyres" doesn't convince me either. Any ideas?
Explanation: The Life and Death Theory- [ Traduci questa pagina ]Coming toward him in the oncoming lane, about 200 feet away, is a large 18 wheeled semitrailer. There is no time or space to stop. ...
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Gian Italy Local time: 13:39 Works in field Native speaker of: Italian PRO pts in category: 90
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Asker: That sounds great in the context of Gian's quote, but rather strange in my context... "The semitrailers are all serviced, wheeled, insured"? Could they be hired without wheels I ask myself?