gradagem

17:30 Apr 6, 2005
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Other / Sewage/waste water treatment
Portuguese term or phrase: gradagem
One of the initial processes effluent undergoes at a sewage treatment plant.
henley
Local time: 02:38


Summary of answers provided
5grading
Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X)
5grinding
Terje Ostgaard
4harrowing
António Ribeiro
2gradation
Clauwolf


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18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
gradation


Explanation:
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... the installation of a Tertiary Sewage Treatment and Reverse Osmosis System
... Urea & NPK Plant's stacks and up gradation of effluent handling systems. ...
madrasfert.nic.in/achieve.htm - 22k - Em cache - Páginas Semelhantes

Clauwolf
Local time: 22:38
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 128
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Thanks a lot. See my added note.
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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
grinding


Explanation:
City of Mesa - Wastewater Information
... The wastewater treatment process is an accelerated form of the natural treatment
... This facility has treatment that includes screening, grinding, ...
www.ci.mesa.az.us/utilities/ water/reclamation/default.asp - 27k

Terje Ostgaard
Spain
Local time: 03:38
Native speaker of: Norwegian
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thanks. See my added note
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
harrowing


Explanation:
gradagem = harrowing

Dicionário Porto Editora


History of Sewage Treatment
... with the sand filtering area which "had every appearance of becoming sour and
sewage sick" and this required regular harrowing to keep it aerated. ...
www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/sbeder/sewage/history2.html

[PDF] Guidelines for the Land Application of Sewage Sludge for NJ ...
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML
... Characteristics of Sewage Sludge and Sewage Sludge Products ... disk harrowing.
Ingestion. The taking in of a substance through the mouth. Injection ...
www.rce.rutgers.edu/pubs/pdfs/e228.pdf



António Ribeiro
Local time: 11:38
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 68
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Thanks. I found "harrowing" too, but not commonly used.
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Comment: Thanks. I found "harrowing" too, but not commonly used.

14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
grading


Explanation:
... Offering a line of sifters for scalping, grading and fines removal. ...
and filter presses for process filtration and effluent sludge dewatering. ...
www.powderandbulk.com/process/separators.htm - 41k - Cached - Similar pages ..also note:sifting for screening....


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Note added at 4 hrs 25 mins (2005-04-06 21:55:46 GMT)
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effluent sludge dewatering...now there\'s a term

first you scalp it [not screen like I thought] then you grade it and then you fines remove.....amazing langauge really..isn\'t it?

Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X)
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PRO pts in category: 98
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thanks a lot. See my added note.
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Comment: thanks a lot. See my added note.



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