materijalni rov

English translation: borrow pit

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Serbian term or phrase:materijalni rov
English translation:borrow pit
Entered by: Sherefedin MUSTAFA

14:48 Apr 14, 2010
Serbian to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology
Serbian term or phrase: materijalni rov
Iz katastarskog opisa zemljišta.
Sherefedin MUSTAFA
Netherlands
Local time: 12:45
borrow pit
Explanation:
A borrow pit, also known as a sand box, is a term used in construction and civil engineering. It describes an area where material (usually soil, gravel or sand) has been dug for use at another location.

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Mirjana Vlatkovic
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Local time: 00:45
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borrow pit


Explanation:
A borrow pit, also known as a sand box, is a term used in construction and civil engineering. It describes an area where material (usually soil, gravel or sand) has been dug for use at another location.

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Note added at 14 mins (2010-04-14 15:02:39 GMT)
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http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/bo/borrow pit.html


Example sentence(s):
  • It frequently involves the cost of land or a royalty for material taken from the land where the borrow pit is located;

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borrow_pit
    Reference: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/borrow+pit
Mirjana Vlatkovic
New Zealand
Local time: 00:45
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in category: 4
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