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Portuguese term or phrase:impurezas
English translation:dust
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05:28 Aug 26, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: impurezas
UNIDADE TRATAMENTO DE AR
A unidade de tratamento de ar deverá isentar o ar comprimido de impurezas, de água, e óleo, reduzindo o nívelde umidade relativa de maneira...
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dany2303
Local time: 08:07
dust
Explanation:
É comum em trabalhos de química usar "dust" para impurezas do ar. No seu contexto, como água e óleo já foram especiricados, parece ser o caso.
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José Cavalcante
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Local time: 09:07
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na +2impuritiesStefan Tobler
na +1impurities
jsavage
naimpuritiesJosé Vianna
naimpuritiesLeolex
naimpurities
jsavage
nadust
José Cavalcante


  

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37 mins peer agreement (net): +2
impurities


Explanation:
Yes, we talk about impurities in the air (and water) in English too -ie the stuff that you don't want in the air!



Stefan Tobler
Local time: 11:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
1 hr

agree  Elisa Capelão
2 hrs
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43 mins
impurities


Explanation:
This is exactly what we talk about, no more, no less!

jsavage
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46 mins
impurities


Explanation:
No dicionário online da Porto Editora a tradução para impurezas é
impurities, lees, dregs, sediment

Fiz uma busca no Google e a palavra relacionada com impurezas do ar é mesmo 'impurities'.


    Reference: http://www.portoeditora.pt/dol/default.asp
    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=air+impurities&sourceid=opera...
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1 hr
dust


Explanation:
É comum em trabalhos de química usar "dust" para impurezas do ar. No seu contexto, como água e óleo já foram especiricados, parece ser o caso.


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José Cavalcante
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5 hrs
impurities


Explanation:
Concordo com os que preferem impurities, a menos que a descrição do processo estivesse tão detalhada que especificasse que a única impureza além de água e óleo fosse dust, pois poderia também ser gases ou vapores. A possibilidade de impurezas como vapores aromáticos exige às vezes uma filtração por carvão ativado. Traduzir impurezas como dust não deixa de ser apenas uma suposição gratuita pela parte do texto examinado.
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José Vianna
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7 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
impurities


Explanation:
Impurities INCLUDE dust. They can range from germs, microbes to hair, wool, feathers and lots more!

jsavage
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