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quitamiedos

English translation: handrail or handstrap

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Spanish term or phrase:quitamiedos
English translation:handrail or handstrap
Entered by: Parrot
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09:42 Sep 28, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: quitamiedos
barandillas
keith absalom
handrail or handstrap (pasamanos)
Explanation:
DRAE: Cuerda o liston que se coloca en los andamios y sitio semejantes para dar algo de seguridad a los que trabajan o están en ellos.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 01:39
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Summary of answers provided
naThe above answers are correct, but I'd like to add
Luis Luis
nasecurity rail, security cordon (cordon off)xxxLia Fail
nahandrail or handstrap (pasamanos)
Parrot


  

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1 hr
handrail or handstrap (pasamanos)


Explanation:
DRAE: Cuerda o liston que se coloca en los andamios y sitio semejantes para dar algo de seguridad a los que trabajan o están en ellos.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 01:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

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Yolanda Broad
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3 hrs
security rail, security cordon (cordon off)


Explanation:
translation may depend on how permanent the 'quitamiedos' is.

xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 01:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368

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Gloria Nichols
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8 hrs
The above answers are correct, but I'd like to add


Explanation:
that sometimes it is elucidating understand the translation at a fundamental level, by analysing what it really means. In this case "quitamedos" literally means "remover of fears", so with hand/guard rails the fear of inadvertently falling is removed.

Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 171
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