rompeolas (automotive-Mexico)

English translation: wavebreaker(s)

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Spanish term or phrase:rompeolas (automotive-Mexico)
English translation:wavebreaker(s)
Entered by: swisstell

03:25 Jan 24, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Spanish term or phrase: rompeolas (automotive-Mexico)
This is an accessory on a semi trailer truck.
guillen
United States
Local time: 04:45
wavebreaker(s)
Explanation:
a device to avoid large waves in a not entirely full container/tank carrying liquid. When brakes applied on the vehicle, the liquid would "slosh about" and cause waves - unless such a wavebreaker is installed.
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swisstell
Italy
Local time: 12:45
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Thank you so much for that explanation.
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wavebreaker(s)


Explanation:
a device to avoid large waves in a not entirely full container/tank carrying liquid. When brakes applied on the vehicle, the liquid would "slosh about" and cause waves - unless such a wavebreaker is installed.

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 12:45
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 2063
Grading comment
Thank you so much for that explanation.

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Dampener


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