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Polish term or phrase:półzwrotnica
English translation:point
Entered by: Polangmar
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18:20 Dec 7, 2010
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Polish term or phrase: półzwrotnica
półzwrotnica kolejowa, która uległa uszkodzeniu; coś mozna znaleźć o "half switch" ale nie jestem przekonana
Ewa Dabrowska
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:09
point
Explanation:
Opornica to specjalnie sfrezowana szyna umożliwiająca dokładniejsze przyleganie iglicy. Opornica z iglicą tworzą półzwrotnicę. 2 półzwrotnice połączone ściągiem iglicowym i zamknięciem nastawczym tworzą zwrotnicę.
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwrotnica_torowa

In the illustration, if the left point is connected, the left wheel will be guided along the rail of that point, and the train will diverge to the right. If the right point is connected, the right wheel's flange will be guided along the rail of that point, and the train will continue along the straight track.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Points_(rail)

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Note added at 6 hrs (2010-12-08 00:35:34 GMT)
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lewa prawa półzwrotnica
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Explanation:
Opornica to specjalnie sfrezowana szyna umożliwiająca dokładniejsze przyleganie iglicy. Opornica z iglicą tworzą półzwrotnicę. 2 półzwrotnice połączone ściągiem iglicowym i zamknięciem nastawczym tworzą zwrotnicę.
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwrotnica_torowa

In the illustration, if the left point is connected, the left wheel will be guided along the rail of that point, and the train will diverge to the right. If the right point is connected, the right wheel's flange will be guided along the rail of that point, and the train will continue along the straight track.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Points_(rail)

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Note added at 6 hrs (2010-12-08 00:35:34 GMT)
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lewa prawa półzwrotnica
http://tinyurl.com/29vt3t4

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