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15:29 Nov 17, 2008
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Wall building
Spanish term or phrase: boca de perro
From road building specifications from Spain. Talking about the steps in building retaining walls:

"Las tapas laterales de cada tramo se forman con tablones en "boca de perro" que permitan el paso de las armaduras en espera."
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4"U-shaped slot"
eski
4expansion joint
Christine Walsh
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liz askew
boca de perro
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expansion joint


Explanation:
I think this is it, but there may be more than one type.

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with expansion joints


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expansion_joint
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"U-shaped slot"


Explanation:
The retaining wall of claim 26 wherein said saddle forms an inverted u-shaped slot, wherein one leg of said u-shaped slot extends from said web to form a ...
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The wall anchor comprises a pair of spaced apart legs joined at one end to form a U-shaped portion while the free ends are attached to the retaining wall. ...
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The text refers to planks laid out in a U-shape, in the forms, ("boca de perro") to allow for later truss placement.

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Ahora ya se de lo que estaban hablando el otro dia el aparejador y los encofradores.
Les decia el aparejador que habia que colocar una banda de no se que, (de color rojo) en todas las juntas del muro contra las zapatas, al igual que entre las juntas de los muros ( no se prodra hormigonar todo el muro el mismo dia, por tamaño). ( en las juntas del muro hablaban de dejarlo con "boca de perro" o "boca de lobo"y tambien con la banda esa).
Le pregunte para que era y su explicacion (para andar por casa) fue, que con la humedad se hincha y por tanto queda todo completamente sellado.

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como boca de lobo, pitch-dark. Forum discussions with the word(s) "lobo" in the title:. alli viene el lobo · boca de lobo, etc. (old Spanish words) ...
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Picasso Foundation | Prototype
... remaining: Paloma (Dove) and Perro (Dog), which we can date at 1890. .... detrás de los tablones a tomar el fresco que a aquella hora boca de lobo o más ...
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Reference: boca de perro

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might help


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