escala de practico (on a ship)

English translation: pilot ladder; jack ladder; storm ladder

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Spanish term or phrase:escala del práctico (on a ship)
English translation:pilot ladder; jack ladder; storm ladder
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
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05:12 Jan 26, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Maritime
Spanish term or phrase: escala de practico (on a ship)
This is listed under "Safety Equipment" for a seagoing vessel.
guillen
United States
Local time: 22:22
pilot ladder; jack ladder; storm ladder
Explanation:
Sea ladder and Jacob's ladder are a couple of possibilities also. See this entry from Eurodicautom:

"Subject - (=xAG)


Definition Escala portátil de construcción sencilla que puede echarse por el costado para el embarque del práctico.

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH
(1)
TERM escala del práctico

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH
(2)
TERM escala de gato

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH


Definition Rope ladder in which each rung is made of a flat piece of wood pierced by four holes,two at each end,through which the four side ropes are rove.Strong cross seizings are put on just below the rung on each side bending the two side ropes together.Recently,such ladders have been made of chain,with steel rungs.

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(1)
TERM pilot ladder

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(2)
TERM jack ladder

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(3)
TERM storm ladder

Reference AIPCN
(4)
TERM sea ladder

Reference AIPCN
(5)
TERM Jacob's ladder

Reference Lex.der Seefahrt"

Selected response from:

Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 16:22
Grading comment
Thank you for your kind assistance (and from so far away - New Zealand!). I'm always forgetting about Eurodicautom.
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5 +5pilot ladder; jack ladder; storm ladder
Rowan Morrell


  

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pilot ladder; jack ladder; storm ladder


Explanation:
Sea ladder and Jacob's ladder are a couple of possibilities also. See this entry from Eurodicautom:

"Subject - (=xAG)


Definition Escala portátil de construcción sencilla que puede echarse por el costado para el embarque del práctico.

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH
(1)
TERM escala del práctico

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH
(2)
TERM escala de gato

Reference P. O'Dogherty, CEH


Definition Rope ladder in which each rung is made of a flat piece of wood pierced by four holes,two at each end,through which the four side ropes are rove.Strong cross seizings are put on just below the rung on each side bending the two side ropes together.Recently,such ladders have been made of chain,with steel rungs.

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(1)
TERM pilot ladder

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(2)
TERM jack ladder

Reference Int.Maritime Dict.
(3)
TERM storm ladder

Reference AIPCN
(4)
TERM sea ladder

Reference AIPCN
(5)
TERM Jacob's ladder

Reference Lex.der Seefahrt"




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Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 16:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you for your kind assistance (and from so far away - New Zealand!). I'm always forgetting about Eurodicautom.

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