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14:34 Nov 17, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / housing
Spanish term or phrase:portante ciego
los paneles pueden ser portantes ciegos o con carpinteria incorporada
Explanation: "blind" is normally used in architecture to describe a feature which is incorporated for decorative purposes rather than functional, such as "blind window", although in the case of "blind arch", the term may also indicate that the arch helps to spread the weight of the wall above it.
Noni Gilbert Spain Local time: 23:39 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 125