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English translation: lock

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Portuguese term or phrase:chaveamento
English translation:lock
Entered by: dany2303
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09:22 Aug 26, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: chaveamento
Esta unidade deverá ter chaveamento de todos os sinais: chaveamento dos indicadores; chaveamento dos comandos das funçoe; distribuiçao dos sinais no carro e para o trem...

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dany2303
Local time: 10:38
lock
Explanation:
Se for para ligar e desligar "switch" (interruptor) é a palavra, mas se o sentido for para trancar ou fechar (chaveamento)então a palavra é "lock"

fastening mechanism: a mechanism used to fasten or secure a door, window, or lid, especially one operated by a key


lock back
dispositivo de segurança;

lock bolt
cavilha de fechadura, lingueta, palhetão, parafuso de retenção;

lock chain
corrente para firmar rodas;

lock chamber
interior de comporta;

lock disc
disco de aperto;

lock gate
porta de eclusa;

lock
blocking device: a device, for example, one operated by a password, that prevents an unauthorized person from using something
1. transitive and intransitive verb fasten using lock: to fasten something or become fastened using a lock

2. transitive verb put in a secure place: to put something into a safe place or container that can be locked Her diamonds are locked in a safe deposit box.

3. transitive verb secure place: to make a building or vehicle secure by locking the doors and windows

4. transitive verb COMPUTING prevent unauthorized use of: to prevent something from being used by an unauthorized person, for example via software

5. transitive and intransitive verb fix or be fixed in place: to become fixed in one position, or fix something in one position, so that it cannot move normally

6. transitive verb hold firmly: to hold somebody tightly locked in a passionate embrace

7. transitive verb trap in a difficult situation: to put somebody in a situation or conflict from which it is difficult to escape locked into a lengthy argument

8. transitive verb TRANSPORT put locks on waterway: to put locks on a stretch of canal or river

9. intransitive verb TRANSPORT go through canal locks: to go through a series of locks on a boat, or take a boat through a series of locks

10. transitive verb PRINTING secure type in press: to secure metal type in a press

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Local time: 08:38
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Summary of answers provided
na +2switching
jsavage
nalock
Vivian


  

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28 mins peer agreement (net): +2
switching


Explanation:
This is the word that comes to mind here!

jsavage
Local time: 13:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  DrSantos
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agree  José Cavalcante
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lock


Explanation:
Se for para ligar e desligar "switch" (interruptor) é a palavra, mas se o sentido for para trancar ou fechar (chaveamento)então a palavra é "lock"

fastening mechanism: a mechanism used to fasten or secure a door, window, or lid, especially one operated by a key


lock back
dispositivo de segurança;

lock bolt
cavilha de fechadura, lingueta, palhetão, parafuso de retenção;

lock chain
corrente para firmar rodas;

lock chamber
interior de comporta;

lock disc
disco de aperto;

lock gate
porta de eclusa;

lock
blocking device: a device, for example, one operated by a password, that prevents an unauthorized person from using something
1. transitive and intransitive verb fasten using lock: to fasten something or become fastened using a lock

2. transitive verb put in a secure place: to put something into a safe place or container that can be locked Her diamonds are locked in a safe deposit box.

3. transitive verb secure place: to make a building or vehicle secure by locking the doors and windows

4. transitive verb COMPUTING prevent unauthorized use of: to prevent something from being used by an unauthorized person, for example via software

5. transitive and intransitive verb fix or be fixed in place: to become fixed in one position, or fix something in one position, so that it cannot move normally

6. transitive verb hold firmly: to hold somebody tightly locked in a passionate embrace

7. transitive verb trap in a difficult situation: to put somebody in a situation or conflict from which it is difficult to escape locked into a lengthy argument

8. transitive verb TRANSPORT put locks on waterway: to put locks on a stretch of canal or river

9. intransitive verb TRANSPORT go through canal locks: to go through a series of locks on a boat, or take a boat through a series of locks

10. transitive verb PRINTING secure type in press: to secure metal type in a press



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