caño

12:52 Jan 25, 2021
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Environment & Ecology / Marshes
Spanish term or phrase: caño
From a project document from Spain for translation to British English.
"La idea de caño además se emplea para nombrar a un canal marítimo de dimensiones reducidas y a un brazo que forma parte de una marisma (una zona pantanosa que es inundada por el agua del océano). En el caso de las marismas, se puede diferenciar entre el caño madre o principal y los caños secundarios y terciarios."
BristolTEc
Ecuador
Local time: 09:41


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5arm of the sea/inlet
Peter Guest
5Pipe or piping
Carlos Cisneros


  

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Pipe or piping


Explanation:
caño madre o principal y los caños secundarios
caño madre = Header
caños secundarios = Pipe branches

Carlos Cisneros
United States
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arm of the sea/inlet


Explanation:
A portion of the sea projecting inland, in which the tide ebbs and flows. Not much tide in the Med, but the sea enters the land.

Peter Guest
Spain
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