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English translation: capstan

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Spanish term or phrase:cablestante
English translation:capstan
Entered by: Patricia CASEY
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14:51 Oct 29, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / Transport / Crane Equipment
Spanish term or phrase: cablestante
List boasting the latest equipmewnt that a haulage company has at its disposal.
Anyone know what the following are: (see individual kudoz questions)

"Tecnología punta en nuestras grúas (mando a distancia, ***cablestante***...)
Disponemos de las herramientas necesarias para cumplimentar el servicio (cestas, cubilotes, pinzas, transpalets, tanquetas, gatos, bragas...)."
Berni Armstrong
Local time: 21:31
capstan
Explanation:
Machine with a spinning vertical cylinder which is used, esp. on ships, for pulling heavy objects with a rope

A capstan is also a thin spinning cylinder in a tape recorder which pulls the tape through the machine when it is pushing against a rubber wheel.

Cambridge Dictionary of English

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Note added at 2002-10-29 17:12:27 (GMT)
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Pensé que era lo mismo!

Capstan Cablestante

Aún cuando existe una gran variedad de ellos, Capstan es esencialmente el nombre de un cablestante con un aparato rotatorio en la punta para virar cabos con su poder de rotación.

http://www.iijnet.or.jp/nittoseimo/spanish/activity/fishing/...

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Note added at 2002-10-29 17:13:15 (GMT)
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Suerte!!!
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Patricia CASEY
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:31
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In context, I went for winch.

This is the second time you've been awarded the points. I guess the breakdown we had meant my last attempt to close this question was lost in cyber space :-)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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capstan


Explanation:
Machine with a spinning vertical cylinder which is used, esp. on ships, for pulling heavy objects with a rope

A capstan is also a thin spinning cylinder in a tape recorder which pulls the tape through the machine when it is pushing against a rubber wheel.

Cambridge Dictionary of English

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Note added at 2002-10-29 17:12:27 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Pensé que era lo mismo!

Capstan Cablestante

Aún cuando existe una gran variedad de ellos, Capstan es esencialmente el nombre de un cablestante con un aparato rotatorio en la punta para virar cabos con su poder de rotación.

http://www.iijnet.or.jp/nittoseimo/spanish/activity/fishing/...

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Note added at 2002-10-29 17:13:15 (GMT)
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Suerte!!!


Patricia CASEY
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 194
Grading comment
In context, I went for winch.

This is the second time you've been awarded the points. I guess the breakdown we had meant my last attempt to close this question was lost in cyber space :-)
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