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English translation: high voltage transmission towers

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Spanish term or phrase:torres de alta tension
English translation:high voltage transmission towers
Entered by: lcmolinari
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09:53 Mar 27, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: torres de alta tension
Ejemplos de areas vulnerables:...un acueducto en la ladera de un volcan activo; TORRES DE ALTA TENSION en una zona sismica.

It is dealing with natural disasters.
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 22:22
High voltage transmission towers
Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Electrical Engineering
high voltage s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED

"High voltage transmission towers" seems to be the most common phrasing in English (I just find Asian-English sites with "high voltage towers"):

fha hoc reference guide chapter 1
... center reference guide chapter 1 appraisal and property requirements hazards and nuisances: overhead high voltage transmission towers and lines page 1-18f. ...
www.hud.gov/fha/sfh/ref/sfh1-18f.html

Transmission Towers and Substations
... The towers that support high voltage transmission lines are attractive to kids, because they look like a ladder. But, the towers are dangerous to climb. And ... www.austinenergy.com/safety/towers.html

There are scads more examples at:
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 22:22
Grading comment
Both were correct but ybroad gave me some handy references and I think it's appropriate to include 'transmission'.

Thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naHigh voltage transmission towers
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5 mins
high voltage towers


Explanation:
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Albert Golub
Local time: 04:22
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146
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7 mins
High voltage transmission towers


Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Electrical Engineering
high voltage s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED

"High voltage transmission towers" seems to be the most common phrasing in English (I just find Asian-English sites with "high voltage towers"):

fha hoc reference guide chapter 1
... center reference guide chapter 1 appraisal and property requirements hazards and nuisances: overhead high voltage transmission towers and lines page 1-18f. ...
www.hud.gov/fha/sfh/ref/sfh1-18f.html

Transmission Towers and Substations
... The towers that support high voltage transmission lines are attractive to kids, because they look like a ladder. But, the towers are dangerous to climb. And ... www.austinenergy.com/safety/towers.html

There are scads more examples at:


    Google search results page: www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=+%22high+voltage%22+%22transmission+lines
    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 22:22
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
Grading comment
Both were correct but ybroad gave me some handy references and I think it's appropriate to include 'transmission'.

Thanks
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