tapapiernas

English translation: modesty panel

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Spanish term or phrase:tapapiernas
English translation:modesty panel
Entered by: Paul Roige (X)

01:46 May 6, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Furniture / Household Appliances / furniture
Spanish term or phrase: tapapiernas
A kind of panel that hides the knees of Monsieur le Directeur when he sits at his desk. Examples of this may be found here (pics 4 and 5): http://www.delaporte.com.ar/escritorios_madera.htm
Thank you :-) P
Paul Roige (X)
Spain
Local time: 19:16
modesty panel
Explanation:
http://www.205008.com/html/zen__furniture.html
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P Forgas
Brazil
Local time: 14:16
Grading comment
It sounds ultra-Victorian alright... perhaps it was created to deter 18th century kilt-clad Scot businessmen from showing off... :-)
Thanks :-) P
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modesty panel


Explanation:
http://www.205008.com/html/zen__furniture.html

P Forgas
Brazil
Local time: 14:16
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
It sounds ultra-Victorian alright... perhaps it was created to deter 18th century kilt-clad Scot businessmen from showing off... :-)
Thanks :-) P

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