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English translation: oxy-cutting

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12:52 May 28, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: oxicorte
in the context of paving bridges

Las juntas de dilatación se repararán en horario nocturno, no utilizando soldadoras y equipos de oxicorte...
Roseanne Gaspari
English translation:oxy-cutting
Explanation:
As given in the Welding Dictionary: compiled and edited by R.N. Thompson and G. Haim

As propane is often used now instead of acetylene, oxy-acetylene cutting may not be correct.
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John Kerr
Local time: 10:51
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Summary of answers provided
na +1oxy-cuttingJohn Kerr
naoxycut, oxycutting, oxyacetylene powder cuttingJesús Paredes
na== see below ==Heathcliff
naoxyacetylene cuttingAlvin Adams, Jr
naoxigen cuttingOscar Spraggon


  

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19 mins
oxigen cutting


Explanation:
Otros:

oxycutting; flamecutting, gas cutting; burning off

Diccionario Politécnico de la Lenguas Inglesa y Española


Oscar Spraggon
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20 mins
oxyacetylene cutting


Explanation:
It's obvious from the context.

Alvin Adams, Jr
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1 hr
== see below ==


Explanation:
"Expansion joints are repaired at night, without the use of welding tools or oxyacetylene cutting equipment..." HTH, HC

Heathcliff
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
oxy-cutting


Explanation:
As given in the Welding Dictionary: compiled and edited by R.N. Thompson and G. Haim

As propane is often used now instead of acetylene, oxy-acetylene cutting may not be correct.

John Kerr
Local time: 10:51
PRO pts in pair: 4

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agree  gmel117608
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3 hrs
oxycut, oxycutting, oxyacetylene powder cutting


Explanation:
Oxyacetelyne powder cutting: Oxicorte con una corriente de polvo de hierro (Diccionario politécnico, Díaz de Santos).The shorter term seems to be an abbreviation.

Jesús Paredes
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