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Spanish term or phrase:pitoreta (Puerto Rico)
English translation:horn
Entered by: Maria
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14:06 May 18, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: pitoreta
In the specifications of a fire truck. Part of the alarm system:
Pitoreta sobre cabina, controlada desde dentro de la cabina por el conductor.
The original is Costa Rican.
Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington
Mexico
Local time: 06:46
truck's horn....
Explanation:
claxon or pitoreta

www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/archivo/1999/noviembre/06-noviembr... opinion/opinion2.html

... Me refiero al pito de pitar, al claxon o la pitoreta de los vehículos. El pitar,
debemos decirlo sin dudar, es básicamente, una señal de mala educación ...

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Local time: 06:46
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nathe hornsamsi
naSiren
Carol Hart
natruck's horn....
Maria
nasirenxxxtrans4u


  

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13 mins
siren


Explanation:
siren-A device in which compressed air or steam is driven against a rotating perforated disk to create a loud, penetrating whistle, wailing or other sound as a signal or warning. An instrument producing a similar sound as a signal or warning.

Hope this helps.

Saludos,

Bye


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34 mins
truck's horn....


Explanation:
claxon or pitoreta

www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/archivo/1999/noviembre/06-noviembr... opinion/opinion2.html

... Me refiero al pito de pitar, al claxon o la pitoreta de los vehículos. El pitar,
debemos decirlo sin dudar, es básicamente, una señal de mala educación ...




    Reference: http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/archivo/1999/noviembre/06-no...
Maria
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Siren


Explanation:
For ambulance and Fire Trucks would be Siren, for others would be "wistle"



Carol Hart
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7 hrs
the horn


Explanation:
there is the siren and the horn
The siren is usually a continous sound and the horn is an intermittent sound to warn cars and pedestrians of the proximity of the vehicle

good luck



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