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07:48 Mar 6, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: columna seca
sistemas de uso exclusivo de bomberos (columnas secas, etc.)-fire exinguishing systems
keith
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Summary of answers provided
na +1dry columns
BelkisDV
nadry standpipe OR dry rising mainAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nadry pipe column
Brigitte Gendebien


  

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dry pipe column


Explanation:
See picture :
English:
http://www.cofem.com/english/columna.htm
Spanish:
http://www.cofem.com/castella/columna.htm



Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 17:41
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 117
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dry standpipe OR dry rising main


Explanation:
SUBJECT FIELD : BUILDING ELEMENTS - FIXED RESCUE FACILITIES (FIRE)

A standpipe... not connected to a water main. When needed, a fire department pumper supplies water to the standpipe for delivery to outlets on upper floors of a building.

"Dry rising main = term standardized by ISO


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 17:41
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 97
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1 day 9 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
dry columns


Explanation:
Term widely used in biochemical assays.


    My own experience
BelkisDV
United States
Local time: 11:41
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 509

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