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English translation: boiler / caldron / kettle

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17:18 Aug 31, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: caldero
This is from a list of subjects in a General Chemistry syllabus.
We have - under "water" - hardness of water
softening
water in the cooling circuit,
water for calderos,
treatment of industrial waste water
sewage treatment
wendy griswold
English translation:boiler / caldron / kettle
Explanation:
Any medium to small pot to boil or brew is a caldero.

In this case I would use boiler.

HTH :-)
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Elinor Thomas
Local time: 18:34
Grading comment
Many thanks for accuracy and timeliness!

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +3boiler / caldron / kettle
Elinor Thomas
nasmall cauldronLuciana Alves
na"boiler" if for wide-mouthed containers, "heater" if in tubes.
Parrot


  

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18 mins peer agreement (net): +3
boiler / caldron / kettle


Explanation:
Any medium to small pot to boil or brew is a caldero.

In this case I would use boiler.

HTH :-)


    Diccionario Robb para Ingenieros
Elinor Thomas
Local time: 18:34
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 247
Grading comment
Many thanks for accuracy and timeliness!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gregorio Melean: and when it is big, it is a "caldera" as in a steam boiler
19 mins
  -> yes! :-)

agree  Parrot: I suspect it is a caldera.
23 mins
  -> to be, or not to be... ;-)

agree  Patricia Lutteral: Agree with Cecilia "caldero" looks like witches' stuff... :-))
1 day 2 hrs
  -> jajajajaaaaaaa... :-))
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52 mins
"boiler" if for wide-mouthed containers, "heater" if in tubes.


Explanation:
There seem to be two types if you search for the term under "aguas residuales". The tube-shaped ones appear in connection with electric cogeneration plants.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 22:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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2 days 20 hrs
small cauldron


Explanation:
cauldron in geo


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Luciana Alves
Brazil
Local time: 19:34
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 12
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