alterada e saprólito.

English translation: decomposed and saprolite/saprolitic

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Portuguese term or phrase:alterada e saprólito.
English translation:decomposed and saprolite/saprolitic
Entered by: liz askew
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13:06 Sep 19, 2011
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / terminology
Portuguese term or phrase: alterada e saprólito.
taken from a constructio tender, can anyone comment on the phrase at the end of the below mentioned context i.e. alterada e saprólito.?


As telas de aço soldadas deverão ser instaladas conforme indicado nos Desenhos de Projecto. Usualmente, tais telas deverão ser aplicadas nos espelhos dos emboques dos túneis de desvio, nas abóbadas dos túneis e em tratamentos de taludes de escavação em rocha sã, alterada e saprólito.
Andrew Hunt
Brazil
Local time: 11:44
decomposed and saprolite
Explanation:
may as well try

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Note added at 34 mins (2011-09-19 13:40:49 GMT)
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Análise e dimensionamento de estacas sujeitas a compressão axial ...
repositorio-aberto.up.pt/bitstream/10216/12742/2/Texto%20integral.pdf
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat
by TABP Pereira - 2009
CDG Granito Completamente Decomposto (saprólito) ..... Completely Decomposed Granite). A variação evidenciada na Figura 2.3 no que concerne ...... O RQD (“Rock quality designation”) é obtido com a seguinte expressão [%]. ...

good luck!

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Note added at 37 mins (2011-09-19 13:43:59 GMT)
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or

decomposed and chemically weathered

chemically weathered rock Information & Research
www.searchpetroleum.net/results.asp?...chemically weathered... - Cached
(Saprolite is a chemically weathered rock. Rainwater . ... decomposed rock formed in place by chemical weathering of igneous or metamorphic rock. ...
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liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:44
Grading comment
OK thks Liz
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3 +2decomposed and saprolite
liz askew


  

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decomposed and saprolite


Explanation:
may as well try

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Note added at 34 mins (2011-09-19 13:40:49 GMT)
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Análise e dimensionamento de estacas sujeitas a compressão axial ...
repositorio-aberto.up.pt/bitstream/10216/12742/2/Texto%20integral.pdf
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat
by TABP Pereira - 2009
CDG Granito Completamente Decomposto (saprólito) ..... Completely Decomposed Granite). A variação evidenciada na Figura 2.3 no que concerne ...... O RQD (“Rock quality designation”) é obtido com a seguinte expressão [%]. ...

good luck!

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Note added at 37 mins (2011-09-19 13:43:59 GMT)
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or

decomposed and chemically weathered

chemically weathered rock Information & Research
www.searchpetroleum.net/results.asp?...chemically weathered... - Cached
(Saprolite is a chemically weathered rock. Rainwater . ... decomposed rock formed in place by chemical weathering of igneous or metamorphic rock. ...

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 42
Grading comment
OK thks Liz

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agree  kashew: saprolitic if it's an adjective?
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agree  axies
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