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caja fuerte tipo maroma

English translation: combination lock safe

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11:55 Jun 6, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: caja fuerte tipo maroma
Hi Proz,
A "maroma" type safe! I can't find maroma for this context anywhere!! HELP!
Thanks
Jenette
Jenette Holyoak
English translation:combination lock safe
Explanation:
since maroma = voltereta acrobática, it sounds to me like they are talking about the kind of safe where you need to turn a knob left/right to open the lock.

I suggest you check:

http://www.safesmith.com/store/category.cfm?categoryid=1
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Jackie_A
United States
Local time: 10:20
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Thanks, I'll check that but at least it sounds feasible!!
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Summary of answers provided
namaroma is, as trans4U has said, thick braided hemp. It's
Parrot
nacombination lock safe
Jackie_A
nasee esplanationxxxtrans4u
naturnover
Henry Hinds


  

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turnover


Explanation:
Strictly a guess... but you might research safes on the Net to see if there is such a thing as a "turnover" type safe, or one described by another similar English term.


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Henry Hinds
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see esplanation


Explanation:
Is it definitely a safe they are talking about? or could it be a type of sturdy, strong box made of hemp? More context would be nice. This is what I found in regards to maroma.

soga maroma de cáñamo (hemp) (S): racu huasca, o mullaypa.
http://www.nhm.org/research/anthropology/gott/

maroma-Rope (cuerda), a thick cord made of bass or hemp,
ejemplo:
Andar en la maroma-To dance on a rope.

Best Regards,

Bye



xxxtrans4u
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combination lock safe


Explanation:
since maroma = voltereta acrobática, it sounds to me like they are talking about the kind of safe where you need to turn a knob left/right to open the lock.

I suggest you check:

http://www.safesmith.com/store/category.cfm?categoryid=1

Jackie_A
United States
Local time: 10:20
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Thanks, I'll check that but at least it sounds feasible!!
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3 hrs
maroma is, as trans4U has said, thick braided hemp. It's


Explanation:
also the name of a hotel in Mexico and the name of an ashram in India, which produces incense under that trademark. It's also a braided steel cable for setting up sheds and other types of constructions, but no safe has been found on the web... Better consult.


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