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Romanian term or phrase:treasc
English translation:mortar
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09:22 Nov 18, 2013
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Military / Defense
Romanian term or phrase: treasc
TREASC, treascuri, s. n. Tun mic, primitiv, folosit în trecut pentru a produce focuri de artificii sau pocnituri la petreceri, la serbări etc.; piuă. – Din sl. trĕskŭ.

http://dexonline.ro/definitie/treasc
adinag
Local time: 06:31
mortar
Explanation:
'A mortar can also be a launcher for fireworks, a hand-held or vehicle-mounted projector for smoke shells or flares, or a large grenade launcher.'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortar_(weapon)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks

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Note added at 20 ore (2013-11-19 06:22:18 GMT)
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mor·tar (môrtr)
n.1. A vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle.
2. A machine in which materials are ground and blended or crushed.
3.a. A portable, muzzleloading cannon used to fire shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high trajectories.
b. Any of several similar devices, such as one that shoots life lines across a stretch of water.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/mortar
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mortar


Explanation:
'A mortar can also be a launcher for fireworks, a hand-held or vehicle-mounted projector for smoke shells or flares, or a large grenade launcher.'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortar_(weapon)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks

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Note added at 20 ore (2013-11-19 06:22:18 GMT)
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mor·tar (môrtr)
n.1. A vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle.
2. A machine in which materials are ground and blended or crushed.
3.a. A portable, muzzleloading cannon used to fire shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high trajectories.
b. Any of several similar devices, such as one that shoots life lines across a stretch of water.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/mortar

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