09:36 Oct 19, 2013
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: centinela
Again, this comes from a document on the Mexican lottery Pronósticos. This part is listing the internet files that have to be sent to Pronósticos.

centinela Tris Medio Día
centinela Tris Clásico


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Laura Kiernan
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3 +1sentinel



36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1

There's probably no other way to render this than literally. I'd hazard a guess it's a portmanteau "cen" (hundred) and "quiniela":
quiniela f
a (Esp) (boleto) sports lottery ticket (AmE), pools coupon (BrE); ¿echaste or sellaste la quiniela? did you send/hand in the pools coupon?
b (Esp) (juego): la quiniela or las quinielas the sports lottery (AmE), the football pools (BrE); jugar a las quinielas to play the sport’s lottery, to do the pools ...

Note added at 39 mins (2013-10-19 10:15:40 GMT)

It's also a file type: "In the push approach, a sentinel file is sent after the last true source file is pushed . When the ETL receives the sentinel file, it signifies that all of the source files ..."

Note added at 40 mins (2013-10-19 10:17:04 GMT)

Then again, I may be off course on this one, which is why my confidence level is medium...

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