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English translation: turbinated water; turbine machine; vertical shaft/tunnel; (town of Almenara?) (torch holder?)

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13:51 Dec 5, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: agua turbinada
Hi Proz,
More questions re this Power station.
The first is - Para evacuar le agua turbinada por las unidades se cuenta con el denominado tunel de fuga. Agua turbinada is giving me the problem!

The next one is tunel vertical o almenara????
They also talk about the - turbinacion de una maquina?

That's it - for now at least! Many thanks
Jenette
Jenette Holyoak
English translation:turbinated water; turbine machine; vertical shaft/tunnel; (town of Almenara?) (torch holder?)
Explanation:
(1) Agua turbinada = turbinated water.
See Google search results: http://www.google.com/search?q=+turbinated+water&hl=en&lr=&s...

Example:

SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT
... one joins to the turbines placed in the underground power house. The turbinated water will be discharged into the Pastaza river through a low-pressure tunnel. ...
www.conelec.gov.ec/proyectos/san_francisco/tsfra_us.htm

(2) For máquina de turbinación--> turbine machine. Examples:
Wind Energy Training Course Glossary Module 1 ... height, due to friction at the earth's surface Wind Turbine Machine for generating electricity from the wind Wind pump Machine for pumping water using wind ...
www.iesd.dmu.ac.uk/~slb/glosry1.html

Pipervol1
... one having the gas turbine machine and the other ... compressing stages to each machine
known as the first ... of equipment. They generated electricity at 13800 volts ...
www.scotcourts.gov.uk/opinions/Pipervol1.html


House of Commons Hansard Debates for 14 Jun 1989
... anti- competitive practices by the Eastern electricity board ; and if he will make ... Spicer
: The vertical axis wind turbine machine had a load factor of ...
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm198889/cmha...

(3) For túnel vertical = vertical tunnel or vertical shaft–I'd go with vertical shaft, if I were you.
Tunnel Shafts
... Vertical access tunnel shafts; Ventilation shafts; Instrumentation shafts; Maintenance shafts; Test shafts; Pressure balance shaft for underground channels. Any ...
63.80.79.123/eng/serv05.htm

STV Inc. - Boston Central/Artery Tunnel
... The vertical access shafts and the two hand-mined tunnels for the ... the historic station prior to the main line tunnel construction." notes Pelletier. ...
www.stvinc.com/welcome.nsf/fda40acb33a815e685256819007200bf...

(4) The only almenara I can come up with, doing searches with Google, is a town in Spain: el Ayuntamiento de Almenara (Castellón)

Otherwise, according to the Oxford SuperLex,

almenara f
a (fogata) beacon
b (para teas, antorchas) holder
c (candelabro) candelabra, candelabrum
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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 14:37
Grading comment
Many thanks to all, we should be able to share the points!
J.
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Summary of answers provided
naturbine-driven water
Parrot
naturbinated water; turbine machine; vertical shaft/tunnel; (town of Almenara?) (torch holder?)
Yolanda Broad
naturbined water etcxxxLia Fail


  

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13 mins
turbined water etc


Explanation:
1. A 25 km long downstream channel will be constructed to carry the
TURBINED WATER from the regulating pond to the Xe Bang Fai River

http://www.google.com/search?q=turbined water&hl=en&lr=&safe...

2. turbination of a machine

http://www.google.com/search?q=machine turbination&hl=en&lr=...

3. vertical tunnel

http://www.google.com/search?q=tunel vertical &hl=en&lr=&saf...

4. Could you give more context for 'almenara' - I couldn't find anything that fitted your context.

xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 20:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368

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38 mins
turbinated water; turbine machine; vertical shaft/tunnel; (town of Almenara?) (torch holder?)


Explanation:
(1) Agua turbinada = turbinated water.
See Google search results: http://www.google.com/search?q=+turbinated+water&hl=en&lr=&s...

Example:

SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT
... one joins to the turbines placed in the underground power house. The turbinated water will be discharged into the Pastaza river through a low-pressure tunnel. ...
www.conelec.gov.ec/proyectos/san_francisco/tsfra_us.htm

(2) For máquina de turbinación--> turbine machine. Examples:
Wind Energy Training Course Glossary Module 1 ... height, due to friction at the earth's surface Wind Turbine Machine for generating electricity from the wind Wind pump Machine for pumping water using wind ...
www.iesd.dmu.ac.uk/~slb/glosry1.html

Pipervol1
... one having the gas turbine machine and the other ... compressing stages to each machine
known as the first ... of equipment. They generated electricity at 13800 volts ...
www.scotcourts.gov.uk/opinions/Pipervol1.html


House of Commons Hansard Debates for 14 Jun 1989
... anti- competitive practices by the Eastern electricity board ; and if he will make ... Spicer
: The vertical axis wind turbine machine had a load factor of ...
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm198889/cmha...

(3) For túnel vertical = vertical tunnel or vertical shaft–I'd go with vertical shaft, if I were you.
Tunnel Shafts
... Vertical access tunnel shafts; Ventilation shafts; Instrumentation shafts; Maintenance shafts; Test shafts; Pressure balance shaft for underground channels. Any ...
63.80.79.123/eng/serv05.htm

STV Inc. - Boston Central/Artery Tunnel
... The vertical access shafts and the two hand-mined tunnels for the ... the historic station prior to the main line tunnel construction." notes Pelletier. ...
www.stvinc.com/welcome.nsf/fda40acb33a815e685256819007200bf...

(4) The only almenara I can come up with, doing searches with Google, is a town in Spain: el Ayuntamiento de Almenara (Castellón)

Otherwise, according to the Oxford SuperLex,

almenara f
a (fogata) beacon
b (para teas, antorchas) holder
c (candelabro) candelabra, candelabrum


    Google searches
    Oxford SuperLex; OED
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 14:37
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
Grading comment
Many thanks to all, we should be able to share the points!
J.
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55 mins
turbine-driven water


Explanation:
In the context of dams this seems to make more sense to me.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

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