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Intercambiador, columna seca

English translation: dry standpipe

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Spanish term or phrase:columna seca
English translation:dry standpipe
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10:44 Sep 9, 2000
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Spanish term or phrase: Intercambiador, columna seca
Railway stations
keith absalom
interchange; dry standpipe OR dry rising main OR dry pipe
Explanation:
Intercambiador, fromTermium:

English:Rail Transport Operations
Freight Service (Railroads)

interchange s CORRECT,NOUN,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
I/C s CORRECT

DEF - The transfer of cars between two railroads at a designated point. This movement is recorded on an interchange report. s
OBS - interchange: term officially approved by CP Rail. s

From Oxford Superlex:

intercambiador m (Esp) (Transp) interchange

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Columna seca:

I did a Google search, to make sure that we had the right concept for you (that one, relating to **railroads**). I've put the Google page reference below, so you can get an idea of the relationship of your term to railroads. Use **dry standpipe** unless your context indicates that one of the other choices is more appropriate.

From Termium:


Fixed Rescue Facilities (Fire)

dry standpipe s CORRECT


dry rising main s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
dry pipe s

DEF - A standpipe ... not connected to a water main. When needed, a fire department pumper supplies water to the standpipe for delivery to outlets on upper floors of a building. s
OBS - Dry rising main: term standardized by ISO. s



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Summary of answers provided
naexchanger; interchanger ------ dry columnPaula Radeff
nacolumna seca is dry column for sure. As for intercambiador...
Parrot
nainterchange; dry standpipe OR dry rising main OR dry pipe
Yolanda Broad
naRail switch, dry column
Luis Luis
natrack interchange, dry columnjohn rock
naExchanger, dry columnJesús Paredes


  

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24 mins
Exchanger, dry column


Explanation:
Also, heat exchanger = intercambiador de calor. Polytechnic Dictionary, F. Beigbeder

Jesús Paredes
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Yolanda Broad

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1 hr
track interchange, dry column


Explanation:
there are switchless/ pointless interchanges, and this would appear to be one of them. The "dry column/riser/pillar" is something of a "foxer", I am wondering whether it relates to the days of steam locomotives and the need for water supply. Good luck

john rock
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1 hr
Rail switch, dry column


Explanation:

Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
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2 hrs
interchange; dry standpipe OR dry rising main OR dry pipe


Explanation:
Intercambiador, fromTermium:

English:Rail Transport Operations
Freight Service (Railroads)

interchange s CORRECT,NOUN,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
I/C s CORRECT

DEF - The transfer of cars between two railroads at a designated point. This movement is recorded on an interchange report. s
OBS - interchange: term officially approved by CP Rail. s

From Oxford Superlex:

intercambiador m (Esp) (Transp) interchange

-----------------------

Columna seca:

I did a Google search, to make sure that we had the right concept for you (that one, relating to **railroads**). I've put the Google page reference below, so you can get an idea of the relationship of your term to railroads. Use **dry standpipe** unless your context indicates that one of the other choices is more appropriate.

From Termium:


Fixed Rescue Facilities (Fire)

dry standpipe s CORRECT


dry rising main s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
dry pipe s

DEF - A standpipe ... not connected to a water main. When needed, a fire department pumper supplies water to the standpipe for delivery to outlets on upper floors of a building. s
OBS - Dry rising main: term standardized by ISO. s






    Termium -- Oxford Superlex
    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%2B%22columna+seca%22%2Btren*...
Yolanda Broad
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6 hrs
exchanger; interchanger ------ dry column


Explanation:
Hope this helps!
Paula R.

Paula Radeff
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1 day 4 hrs
columna seca is dry column for sure. As for intercambiador...


Explanation:
Radiators, heat processing equipment and some fuel burners have an "intercambiador de calor", heat exchanger. Railways have track switches. Highways have interchanges (aka, cloverleaf).

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