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02:01 Dec 30, 2010
Serbo-Croat to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
Serbo-Croat term or phrase:rasputnica
Rasputnica je mesto na pruzi na kome se sa otvorene pruge odvaja druga pruga.
Explanation: Termin switch ili points oznacava skretnicu pomocu koje se formira rasputnica u zeleznici (pandan raskrsnice u drumskom saobracaju), a rasputnica se oznacava terminom (railway / railroad) junction. Junction je opsti termin koji obuhvata i raskrsnicu i rasputnicu na engleskom, pa se po potrebi predmece rec road za raskrsnicu ili railway / railroad za rasputnicu.
The workers are repairing a set of points at the junction 12 where the line to Newcastle branches off.
When a car reaches a junction, it turns, but for a train to turn at a junction, you need a switch.