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07:38 May 18, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: tesoura
Assunto: Arquitetura

São duas mangueiras de 100 e 200 m estendidas pelas TESOURAS do edifício.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1truss
Silvio Picinini
na +1trussOduvaldo Jardim
naGanchos/Suportes
Rodolfo Beneyto
naextended along the shears [or shear legs] of the buildingPhillip Berryman


  

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extended along the shears [or shear legs] of the building


Explanation:
I think this is what it is, but would not submit it without checking further into architectural terminology.
P Berryman

Phillip Berryman
Local time: 11:43
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1 hr
Ganchos/Suportes


Explanation:
Interesting question. I had to contact an architect, and he defined the word, in this context, by ganchos or suportes.

Rodolfo Beneyto
Portugal
Local time: 16:43
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
truss


Explanation:
scissor = tesoura (de costureira)
shears = tesoura (para cortar chapas)
truss = tesoura (suporte; pilastra para suporte)

Oduvaldo Jardim
PRO pts in pair: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  R-i-c-h-a-r-d: Good, I've just checked this on a translation I'm doing. Thanks!
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2 days 9 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
truss


Explanation:
Definição abaixo:

(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)

Pode ser de madeira ou de ferro também. Coincidências da vida, meu pai construía casas e me mostrou o que era uma tesoura que sustentava o telhado.

Não me escolha, só estou confirmando uma resposta que já deram aí

Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 08:43
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 113

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agree  R-i-c-h-a-r-d: Good, I've just checked this on a translation I'm doing. Thanks!
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