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English translation: guard rail

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Spanish term or phrase:contra carril
English translation:guard rail
Entered by: keith
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04:26 Dec 13, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: contra-carril
Railway term-referring to friction on rail-supposedly train whels
keith
guard-rail
Explanation:
'From LGDT:

guard rail (acd)
A rail or other structure laid parallel with the running rails of a track to prevent wheels from being derailed; or to hold wheels in correct alignment to prevent their flanges from striking the points of turnout or crossing frogs or the points of switches. (b)
Variante(s) orthographique(s):
guardrail (e)
wheel guiderail (a)
Note(s): The wheelguide laid parallel to the guard rail at points of switches. (a)


Several compound terms, from Termium:

English:Tracks and Roadways (Rail)
frog guard rail s
OBS - FIST 01-14-010. s
1982-02-11

English:Tracks and Roadways (Rail)
Jordan guard rail s CORRECT,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
inner guard rail s CORRECT,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
OBS - Term(s) officially approved by CP Rail. s
1992-03-05

English:Switchgear (Railroad)
switch point guard s
OBS - FIST 01-01-780 The improved Trago Switch Point Guard consists of a standard rolled steel rail, fabricated and mounted on two 5/8 in shouldered steel tie plates, spaced at 19 in. centers, all welded into one piece. The nearest end of the guard should be placed 8 in. ahead of the end of point, mounted upon the two ties immediately ahead of the point and inside and against the stock rail opposite the point to be protected. (REMC 48, 255). s
1981-12-30
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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 23:28
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Summary of answers provided
naguard railsxxxLia Fail
naguard-rail
Yolanda Broad
naCONTRACARRIL: CHECK RAIL (CROSSING)
LinguaVox


  

Answers


23 mins
CONTRACARRIL: CHECK RAIL (CROSSING)


Explanation:
Check this multilingual glossary for reference:

http://www.damy.com/glossary.html

Hope it helps!


    Reference: http://www.damy.com/glossary.html
LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 05:28
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 154
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2 hrs
guard-rail


Explanation:
'From LGDT:

guard rail (acd)
A rail or other structure laid parallel with the running rails of a track to prevent wheels from being derailed; or to hold wheels in correct alignment to prevent their flanges from striking the points of turnout or crossing frogs or the points of switches. (b)
Variante(s) orthographique(s):
guardrail (e)
wheel guiderail (a)
Note(s): The wheelguide laid parallel to the guard rail at points of switches. (a)


Several compound terms, from Termium:

English:Tracks and Roadways (Rail)
frog guard rail s
OBS - FIST 01-14-010. s
1982-02-11

English:Tracks and Roadways (Rail)
Jordan guard rail s CORRECT,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
inner guard rail s CORRECT,OFFICIALLY APPROVED
OBS - Term(s) officially approved by CP Rail. s
1992-03-05

English:Switchgear (Railroad)
switch point guard s
OBS - FIST 01-01-780 The improved Trago Switch Point Guard consists of a standard rolled steel rail, fabricated and mounted on two 5/8 in shouldered steel tie plates, spaced at 19 in. centers, all welded into one piece. The nearest end of the guard should be placed 8 in. ahead of the end of point, mounted upon the two ties immediately ahead of the point and inside and against the stock rail opposite the point to be protected. (REMC 48, 255). s
1981-12-30


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Reference: http://www.granddictionaire.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 23:28
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
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7 hrs
guard rails


Explanation:
EXTRACT IN ENGLISH

- Standard Steel Rails and High-Strength Rails (Alloy)

- Contact Rails

- Girder Rails

- **Guard Rails **

- Crane Rails

- Complete Turnouts, Switch Points, Crossings,
Frogs and Track Work Components

- Contact Wires and Cables Conductors for Catenary Systems

EXTRACT IN SPANISH

Carriles de Acero Carbono o Acero Aleado

- Tercer Carril

- Carril de Viga

- **Contra-carril**

- Carril de Grúa

- Cambios de Vía

- Alambres/Cables de contacto para sistemas de catenaria

FROM

http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.imexbra.com.br/imee...

IN BOTH SPANISH & ENGLISH




xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 05:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368
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