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English translation: hub cap

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Spanish term or phrase:tapabocinas
English translation:hub cap
Entered by: Rualina
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08:53 Jun 11, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Tapabocinas
Es una parte de un automóvil. Es la cubierta protectora de forma circular que se le pone sobre las ruedas.
Rualina
Local time: 12:02
HUB CAP
Explanation:
Hope this helps. Good luck!
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FJPN
Spain
Local time: 17:02
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¡Gracias a todos!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naSee explication
Rufino Pérez De La Sierra
nahub caps
Evert DELOOF-SYS
nahubcapAlan Lambson
naHUB CAPFJPN


  

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4 mins
HUB CAP


Explanation:
Hope this helps. Good luck!

FJPN
Spain
Local time: 17:02
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 116
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¡Gracias a todos!
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13 mins
hubcap


Explanation:
Most dictionaries give "tapacubos" for this term, which is correct usage in Spain. However, a quick web search for term "tapabocinas" reveals that these are simply hubcaps.

Alan Lambson
Local time: 09:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 114
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15 mins
hub caps


Explanation:
Go and have a look at:
www.hubcap.bc.ca/common-hub-cap/index.htm

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 17:02
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 82
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1 hr
See explication


Explanation:
Tapabocinas, in my opinion, refers to a cover for speakers. Bocina means speakers, and tapabocinas in cars usually refers to speaker covers. Hence, I would translate it as Speaker cover

Rufino Pérez De La Sierra
Canada
Local time: 12:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 214
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