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20:11 Sep 9, 2011
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / camión con camello
Spanish term or phrase: con camello
¿Alguien sabe qué es un camello?
Me dicen que es una hendidura en la base del camión, lamentablemente no tengo más contexto porque es una base de datos.
Gracias de antemano.
Felipe Mora
Chile
Local time: 07:09
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Summary of answers provided
5camel-back
bigedsenior
Summary of reference entries provided
some refs.
Taña Dalglish
Camello se refiere al desnivel que tiene el camión visto desde el lateral
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camel-back


Explanation:
GM used to build a Camel Back-Bus. Some old traids were also called camel-backs.
The Cuban 'Camel' is a towed trailer bus and instead of having a hump it has a deepression in the middle, which could be looked at has having a hump at both ends [like a bactrian camel].
Vehicles with a single hump would be like an arabian camel.

www.joesprivatecoach.com/Art_on_real_bus_people.html - CachedYou +1'd this publicly. Undo
I really wanted to ride on one of the GM 3703 Camel Back Bus. You see, Continental Trailways had the rights to the west side of Corpus Christi on Hi Way 9. ...
Cuba
www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~pzhu/Cuba/Cuba.html - CachedSimilar
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[This is more like a sway-back]
This is one of the most busy street in Harvana in front of the Capitol,. Other transportation include the Camel back bus (left) for the local people and it costs about ...
http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~pzhu/Cuba/Cuba.html

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Reference: some refs.

Reference information:
A. The REAL CUBA - Camello (Camel) - Worldisround photo
www.worldisround.com › ... › North America › Caribbean › Cuba - Cached They consist of a standard truck towing a humpbacked (thats why its called camello, camel in English) passenger vehicle. They have become a symbol of the ...

http://www.havana-guide.com/camel-bus.html
The “Camello”, Spanish for camel, the CAMEL BUS is a Havana invention. It’s a hybrid, a combination of a truck and a bus in the shape of a camel. This unique means of Havana transportation, dating from the special period is intended to carry as many people as possible with a minimum of comfort. It’s been said that this bus can transport as many as 300 people.

Over the hump? Cubans hope for end to camel buses | Reuters
www.reuters.com/.../us-cuba-transport-idUSN3118999320070201 - Cached1 Feb 2007 – Otherwise known as the ''camello'' or camel for its humpback, the tractor trailer ... days are numbered and have begun retiring older vehicles. ...

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Reference: Camello se refiere al desnivel que tiene el camión visto desde el lateral

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Santiago de Cuba: Camello

El camello no es un animal sino que un bus sobredimensional que es utilizado a lo largo del país y consiste en varios buses conectados entre si y montados sobre un camión. El camello brilla en colores de todo tipo y es denominado así por su singular forma.

Si quieren ver las fotos en toda su magnitud hagan un cliq sobre la foto.
http://www.caiman.de/cuba/bilderreise/reisees.shtml

HTH

Saludos :)

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Antiguedades lo de Paquita: Micro doble camello "Bedier" - [ Translate this page ]
antiguedadeslodepaquita.blogspot.com/.../micro-doble-camello-bedi... - Cached4 Jun 2010 – Micro doble camello "Bedier". Micro doble camello "BEDIER". El estado del micro esta a la vista. Es una verdadera oferta! $400.-. Consultar por ...

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Enemigo en casa | Cines Argentinos - [ Translate this page ]
www.cinesargentinos.com.ar/pelicula/2070-enemigo-en-casa/ - Cached... mi edad, cuando eramos chicos, era subirse aun micro DOBLE CAMELLO, y salir de la estaciòn con su tremenda amortiguaciòn, para que despuès te llevara ...

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