# Limatesas y Limahollas

## English translation: Hips and valleys

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 Spanish term or phrase: Limatesas y Limahoyas English translation: Hips and valleys Entered by:

 03:00 Apr 29, 2005
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Engineering (general)
 Spanish term or phrase: Limatesas y Limahollas This is on a PPT presentation for a Course on Hydraulic Engineering: "Before doing any hydraulic calculation there must be a plan or sketch with the following details: 1-Available channels. 2-Situación de Limatesas y Limahollas"
 hips and valleys Explanation:I'm not sure how these fit into hydraulic engineering, but they are both parts of a roof (BTW, that should be limahoya, not limaholla). This info is from the Diccionario Visual de Arquitectura (Francis D.K. Ching): limahoya - intersección inclinada y entrante de dos faldones de cubierta adyacentes hacia la que confluyen las aguas. (translation: valley) limatesa - intersección inclinada y saliente de dos faldones de cubierta adyacentes. (translation: hip) --------------------------------------------------Note added at 1 hr 42 mins (2005-04-29 04:43:10 GMT)--------------------------------------------------Here are some nice photos of hips and valleys, along with diagrams: http://ca.geocities.com/xpf51/PROJECTIONS/R4_ANGLES.pdf
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hips and valleys

Explanation:
I'm not sure how these fit into hydraulic engineering, but they are both parts of a roof (BTW, that should be limahoya, not limaholla).

This info is from the Diccionario Visual de Arquitectura (Francis D.K. Ching):

limahoya - intersección inclinada y entrante de dos faldones de cubierta adyacentes hacia la que confluyen las aguas. (translation: valley)

limatesa - intersección inclinada y saliente de dos faldones de cubierta adyacentes. (translation: hip)

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Note added at 1 hr 42 mins (2005-04-29 04:43:10 GMT)
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Here are some nice photos of hips and valleys, along with diagrams:

http://ca.geocities.com/xpf51/PROJECTIONS/R4_ANGLES.pdf

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