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English translation: (metal) fitting

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10:41 Mar 12, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: ajuste
This is for a translation of an academic report.
This person is studying Industrial Training. The branch of his studies is METAL. The specialty is:
AJUSTE. It could be either tightening,tuning or adjustment but I don't know what metal workers use as the actual word.
Gail
English translation:(metal) fitting
Explanation:
Full mark for GOLUB's solution

Could also mean "pipe fitting" (in some contexts).
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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 15:09
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naFITTING
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
na(metal) fittingAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nafit or fitting (of a metal part)Albert Golub


  

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7 mins
fit or fitting (of a metal part)


Explanation:
from eurodicautom and grandictionnaire
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 15:09
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146

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6 hrs
(metal) fitting


Explanation:
Full mark for GOLUB's solution

Could also mean "pipe fitting" (in some contexts).


    GDT, Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 15:09
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 97
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6 days
FITTING


Explanation:
I agree with the previous colleagues.

Here is what I found in ENCARTA ENGLSH WORLD DICTIONARY:


fitting [fítting ] adjective
suitable: appropriate for the circumstances a fitting end to her career

noun (plural fittings)

1. detachable part: a detachable part, especially for a device or machine

2. trying on of clothes: the trying on of a piece of clothing to see if it requires alteration

3. fitter's work: the work performed by a fitter

4. clothes size: a size of clothes or shoes

plural noun fittings
furniture and accessories: furniture and accessories not permanently fixed to a building

fittingly adverb
fittingness noun

Regards, :)

BD
Encarta® World English Dictionary

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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Local time: 07:09
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