20:05 Nov 8, 2013
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / marking
Spanish term or phrase: calavereado
from a spec for a processing tower: "Marcado, Calavereado, e Instalacion de Boquillas". Would it be stamping it with the standards met?
Catherine Harrison
Local time: 17:10

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4equip with safety or warning lights
3pothole repair
Helena Chavarria
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pothole repair

I'm quite sure this is right, and it is what I would use, but just in case someone can provide a better explanation/answer, I'll give a confidence level of 3.

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Helena Chavarria
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neutral  bigedsenior: i am at a loss to figure out how this would relate to a processing tower??
3 days 42 mins
  -> Calavereo seems to mean pothole repair. I thought that it could either refer to preparing the land before building the tower or smoothing the surface of the tower.
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3 days 1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
equip with safety or warning lights


see the 2nd entry.óvil)‎
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En sentido amplio, se habla de calaveras refiriéndose al conjunto de las micas de las luces auxiliares en los automóviles, que incluyen las luces nocturnas ...

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Though I don't know whether the answer is correct.

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It's a Word doc. so I very much doubt you'll be able to open the link.


EJECUCIÓN: La mezcla asfáltica para el calavereo, para su ejecución se procederá conforme a lo señalado en LA NORMA N-CSV-CAR-2-02-003/00 DE LA NORMATIVA PARA LA INFRAESTRUCTURA DEL TRANSPORTE; el material pétreo deberá tener una densidad mínima de 2.4, la compactación se hará con el equipo adecuado, el riego de liga deberá aplicarse el mínimo necesario sobre la superficie por tratar.‎

Note added at 35 mins (2013-11-08 20:40:42 GMT)

b) Bacheo superficial aislado:

Es aquella actividad que se realiza para reponer una porción de la carpeta asfáltica que presenta daños como oquedades por desprendimiento o desintegración inicial de los agregados, en zonas localizadas y relativamente pequeñas, cuando la base del pavimento se encuentra en condiciones estables y sin exceso de agua.

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-08 21:12:24 GMT)

Yes, 'pothole' repair seems to fit.

Helena Chavarria
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