KudoZ home » Spanish to English » Tech/Engineering

almenara

English translation: beacon/tower/vertical shaft

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Spanish term or phrase:almenara
English translation:beacon/tower/vertical shaft
Entered by: Parrot
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

14:26 Dec 5, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: almenara
Hi Proz,
In reply to the answerer of my previous question the only context that I can give is the whole sentence which goes like this:
Con el fin de evitar posibles golpes de ariete, al final del tunel se cuenta con un tunel vertical o almenara de 10 metros de diametro que sale a la superficie en trayecto de 160 metros de altura.
That's what I've got!
Perhaps you copuld also help with my previous question under the heading of trabajos de roceria! A bit cheeky of me really! But thanks!
Jenette
Jenette Holyoak
Larousse gives "beacon"; but I'd suggest tower or vertical
Explanation:
shaft. Almenara comes from al-minara (the minaret). Adjust to context.
Selected response from:

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 12:17
Grading comment
Many thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
naLarousse gives "beacon"; but I'd suggest tower or vertical
Parrot


  

Answers


18 mins
Larousse gives "beacon"; but I'd suggest tower or vertical


Explanation:
shaft. Almenara comes from al-minara (the minaret). Adjust to context.


    Larousse
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 12:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
Grading comment
Many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Yolanda Broad
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search