Spanish term or phrase:fresar
English translation:buff
Entered by: peterinmadrid

15:13 Nov 20, 2006
This question was closed without grading. Reason: Answer found elsewhere

Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Food Plant
Spanish term or phrase: fresar
En nuestro criterio, para restituir el solado actualmente existente a su situación primitiva habría que fresarlo adecuadamente, volviendo a aplicar de nuevo la pintura epoxídica que en su día se utilizó.
Local time: 23:04

Summary of answers provided
5grind and/or sand
4to mill
Noni Gilbert
3it shall be milled appropriately
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)



5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
to mill

From the vehicle repair shop, where this could also be "grind down", even "sand down" or even "polish down"; the last two would be particularly appropriate if this is a text about welding and repainting...

Noni Gilbert
Local time: 23:04
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 125
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
it shall be milled appropriately


Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Local time: 23:04
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 715
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
grind and/or sand

In the context of restoring a floor finish, it would be to grind, sand, scrape or wire brush, or a combination of all of tem.

When power sanding or grinding is used to remove lead based paint signs shall be posted clearly visible to adjacent. properties stating the following. ... - Similar pages

EPA New England Lead Website: Keep It Clean CampaignNEVER use these dangerous paint removal method. ... Don't use an open flame or torch to burn off paint; Don't power sand or grind (unless shrouded tool with ... - 67k - Cached - Similar pages

Media Blasting - Plastic Media Blasting for Complete Paint ...The most obvious is to totally sand all of the paint off with ... Plastic media blasting will remove paint, undercoating, old plastic body filler and ...

Local time: 14:04
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1324
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Your current localization setting


Select a language

Term search
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search