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English translation: Water-curtain confinement system

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Spanish term or phrase:estanquidad atrapada por una cortina de agua
English translation:Water-curtain confinement system
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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19:17 Apr 20, 2001
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Spanish term or phrase: estanquidad atrapada por una cortina de agua
(Variously written as "estanqueidad".) The context is mining cavities used for LPG storage. There is an illustration entitled "Estanquidad atrapada por una cortina de agua"
guillen
United States
Local time: 20:06
Water-curtain confinement system
Explanation:
I suggest the above as a caption.

I think the water-curtain is part of a confinement [security] system. In that particular context, "tightness" [Estanquidad + atrapada] might be redundant. Efficiently rendered by "confinement".

The following article on gas storage facility seems to fit your context :

A 'water curtain', made up of a pattern of small tunnels and a series of boreholes drilled into the surrounding rock, will be constructed 15 m above the top of the caverns to help retain the LPG within the unlined caverns.

At the end of the construction period, these tunnels and boreholes will be connected to a surface supply and filled with water to a level which will be constantly maintained.

....

"Work still in front of us includes the construction of three mass concrete plugs to retain the gas in the cavern, the full scale pressure testing of the containment system and then eventually the first filling with 65,000t of propane being shipped in via three tanker ships," Mr Kinsella said.

http://www.smec.com.au/media/latest/gas_storage_facility_saf...

ALSO:

Fundamentals of Major Fire Extinguishing Systems


AS IN:
....of a downward vertical water curtain that an adequate automatic sprinkler system and alarm shall be required and shall be so installed that a water curtain will develop not only around the outer wall adjacent to the fire, but also in the vertical inner space between the two rows of the lift;
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Summary of answers provided
naWater-curtain confinement systemAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
natightness contained by a water curtain
two2tango
naby the way, its "estanqueidad".
Parrot
nawatertightness under a water curtain
Parrot
nawatertightness trapped by a water curtain
Cynthia Brals-Rud


  

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5 hrs
watertightness trapped by a water curtain


Explanation:
Según Simon & Schuster's, estanquidad es watertightness. Aquí van referencias:

Testing Hatch Cover for Watertightness
Carefully to Carry TESTING HATCH COVERS FOR WATERTIGHTNESS.
ince time immemorial it would seem ...
www.ukpandi.com/hatch.htm - 8k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


350193 - Testing Reinforced Concrete Structures for ...
SEARCH NORMAS! Key words or numbers. ... 350193 350.1R-93: Testing Reinforced Concrete
Structures for Watertightness 1993, 5pp., weight 2 $26.00. ...
www.normas.com/ACI/pages/350193.html - 9k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


watertightness tests
watertightness tests. WT experimental methods FT essai d'etancheite
[Previous Item] [Next Item] [Search] [Help].
www.nrc.ca/irc/thesaurus/watertightness_tests.html - 1k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


watertightness
watertightness. WT closing in BT imperviousness jointing performance FT
etancheite al'eau RT rain penetration snow penetration ...
www.nrc.ca/irc/thesaurus/watertightness.html - 1k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's
[ Meer resultaten van www.nrc.ca ]


Luego:

THE DALO CLUB
... ANODIZED ALUMINIUM FRAMEWORK WITH ... technique providing exclusive watertightness between
all modules ... system. No peripheral water curtain drainpipes on all ...
www.dalo.com/an_club.htm - 11k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


standardsC
Occupational Health & ... soaking,. 3991.5. watertightness determination,. ... for underground
mining, 3785.4, 3785.8. ... discharges, 2532. Curtain wall. ... potable water, 3565. ...
www.uow.edu.au/admin/personnel/ohs/standardsC.html - 81k

First FAO Electronic Conference on Tropical Feeds and Feeding ...
... moisture and an inadequate ammonia environment (trapped by the excessive water). ... water,
hygrometry of the ambiant air, watertightness of the enclosure, type of ...
www.fao.org/ag/aga/agap/FRG/ECONF95/HTML/CHENOST.HTM - 46k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


[PDF] www.fao.org/ag/aga/agap/FRG/ECONF95/PDF/CHENOST.PDF
... and an inade - quate ammonia environment (trapped by the excessive water). Within
this ... hygrometry of the ambiant air, watertightness of the enclosure, type of ...
Text version - Gelijkwaardige pagina's
[ Meer resultaten van www.fao.org ]


CBD-73. Moisture Considerations in Roof Design
... the use of a continuous watertight membrane. Perfect watertightness is not only difficult
to achieve ... If moisture remains trapped in a relatively air- and vapour ...
www.nrc.ca/irc/cbd/cbd073e.html - 17k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


Door, window, glass, skylight industry terminology
... contraction while preserving strength and watertightness. This is particularly important
on ... integral mullion a frame member trapped within the master frame to ...
www.traco.com/general/key-terms.htm - 101k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


Terminology
... be made to have any degree of watertightness. It can be made to hold water ... which
minute air bubbles are intentionally trapped by the addition of an admixture ...
www.tokiandassociates.com/terminology.htm - 25k

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Air-entrained concrete is concrete in which minute air bubbles are intentionally trapped by the addition of an admixture to the cement, either during its manufacture or during the batching and mixing of the concrete. The presence of a properly distributed amount of these bubbles imparts desirable properties to both freshly mixed and hardened concrete. In freshly mixed concrete, entrained air acts as a lubricant, improving the workability of the mix, thereby reducing the amount of water that needs to be added. Entrained air also reduces the need for fine material (sand).

http://www.tokiandassociates.com/terminology.htm

Nota: por favor, lee la cita aquí arriba para ver si "trapped"es la palabra adecuada. Creo que sí, ya que www.google.com muestra muchos enlaces. Pero, verifica con tu contexto.


Good luck!



    Simon and Schuster's
    Reference: http://www.ukpandi.com/hatch.htm
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 04:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 76

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15 hrs
watertightness under a water curtain


Explanation:
I think what the picture is trying to prove is that, even under a water curtain, the object/product remains waterright. In this context, "atrapada" can't be taken literally.

Parrot
Spain
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15 hrs
by the way, its "estanqueidad".


Explanation:
Moliner, Larousse

Parrot
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16 hrs
tightness contained by a water curtain


Explanation:
"estanqueidad" in general translates into "tightness", and it refers to the prevention of the entrance or output of a fluid. It is common to refer to blockage of water "watertight" (not proper for this context) or of air "airtight" (more likely). Given the lack of context (I guess they use the water courtain to prevent the dispersion of material-contaminated air) I would recomend "tightness"

www.cmo.es/neumatic1.htm
www.traserman.com/cc/closuretightnesscontrol.html
www.navsoft.com.br/maritimos/terminav/terminaveng/tnav.htm
www.schlegel.es/fs-e.htm
www.dagostini.it/patclass/Phisics/G01M
www.cofem.com/english/hidraysprink.htm
www.uio.no/~nilsotto/PUBL/100400480.pdf





two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 00:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 724

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20 hrs
Water-curtain confinement system


Explanation:
I suggest the above as a caption.

I think the water-curtain is part of a confinement [security] system. In that particular context, "tightness" [Estanquidad + atrapada] might be redundant. Efficiently rendered by "confinement".

The following article on gas storage facility seems to fit your context :

A 'water curtain', made up of a pattern of small tunnels and a series of boreholes drilled into the surrounding rock, will be constructed 15 m above the top of the caverns to help retain the LPG within the unlined caverns.

At the end of the construction period, these tunnels and boreholes will be connected to a surface supply and filled with water to a level which will be constantly maintained.

....

"Work still in front of us includes the construction of three mass concrete plugs to retain the gas in the cavern, the full scale pressure testing of the containment system and then eventually the first filling with 65,000t of propane being shipped in via three tanker ships," Mr Kinsella said.

http://www.smec.com.au/media/latest/gas_storage_facility_saf...

ALSO:

Fundamentals of Major Fire Extinguishing Systems


AS IN:
....of a downward vertical water curtain that an adequate automatic sprinkler system and alarm shall be required and shall be so installed that a water curtain will develop not only around the outer wall adjacent to the fire, but also in the vertical inner space between the two rows of the lift;


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