articulado na nascença

English translation: articulated abutment

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Portuguese term or phrase:articulado na nascença
English translation: articulated abutment
Entered by: Paula Vaz-Carreiro
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02:33 Oct 28, 2005
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / bridges
Portuguese term or phrase: articulado na nascença
A Ponte caracteriza-se por um tabuleiro superior com cerca de 400m de comprimento, suportado por um conjunto de sete pilares e um arco inferior com 172m de corda e 45m de flecha. Existem cinco pilares metálicos, três dos quais em treliça, dois secundários e os restantes são em alvenaria. Os pilares secundários descarregam directamente no arco enquanto os restantes pilares metálicos descarregam em plintos de alvenaria. O arco, ****articulado na nascença***, suspende o tabuleiro rodoviário por intermédio de quatro pendurais – montantes de suspensão. Toda a estrutura é uma estrutura articulada, conforme era tradicional em pontes da mesma época, constituída por barras de secção composta rebitada, em geral formadas a partir de cantoneiras ou barras de secção rectangular.

I think this is the very last one on bridges.
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Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 16:01
articulated at the abutment
Explanation:
Oxford-Duden English Pictorial Dictionary - item ´bridges´
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Vidomar
Local time: 12:01
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Thanks to everyone.
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articulado na nascença
articulated at the abutment


Explanation:
Oxford-Duden English Pictorial Dictionary - item ´bridges´


Vidomar
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henrique Magalhaes
6 hrs

agree  Amilcar: But would use "abutmentS"
12 hrs
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