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12:59 Feb 2, 2012
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / mining
Portuguese term or phrase: Colúvios
what is meaning of Colúvios?
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Summary of answers provided
5sediments down the hillghostwriter-BR
4 +1colluviumliz askew
Summary of reference entries provided
Watch the plural!
kashew

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
colluvium


Explanation:
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:yV1t8YDakloJ:www....

you should have been able to find this yourself:)

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:04
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agree  kashew
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sediments down the hill


Explanation:

Colluvium - Mechanical or Physical Weathering Gallery
geology.about.com/od/.../ig/.../colluvium.htm - Traduzir esta página
Colluvium is sediment that has moved downhill to the bottom of the slope without the help of running water in streams. Gravity, in the form of soil creep, and ...

ghostwriter-BR
Brazil
Local time: 18:04
Works in field
Native speaker of: Portuguese

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neutral  kashew: I don't see the need to explain - this is a translation site ;-)
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  -> I understand that this venue is intended to be a bridge rather than an abyss.
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Reference: Watch the plural!

Reference information:
colluvium [kəˈluːvɪəm]
n pl -via [-vɪə], -viums
(Earth Sciences / Geological Science) a mixture of rock fragments from the bases of cliffs
[Latin: collection of filth, from colluere to wash thoroughly, from com- (intensive) + luere to wash]

kashew
France
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