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English translation: scraper

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Spanish term or phrase:escrepa
English translation:scraper
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11:55 Aug 12, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: escrepa
Mining. It must be some kind of equipment. Maybe a "scraper" of some kind???
William Quinn
scraper, road grader
Explanation:
Yes, I can confirm that this is what it means around the U.S.-Mexico border, what is called "motoniveladora" in correct Spanish.
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Henry Hinds
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nascraperMarcus Malabad
nascraper, road grader
Henry Hinds
nascraper
LinguaVox


  

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10 mins
scraper


Explanation:
· It must be the 'spanglish' version of a 'máquina escarbadora"


http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nasd/docs/np10300.html
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nasd/docs/np05300.html

Hope this helps!

LinguaVox
Spain
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14 mins
scraper, road grader


Explanation:
Yes, I can confirm that this is what it means around the U.S.-Mexico border, what is called "motoniveladora" in correct Spanish.


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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 11:43
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19 mins
scraper


Explanation:
you're right. Here's a definition of an 'escrepa' (from first link below):
cucharón metálico cuya función es el arrastre de carga o mineral.

See second link for explanation in English. See this link for pics:
http://www.socomi.it/Schade Dortmund.htm

The parts are called scraper winches, scraper buckets, scraper units, etc. See this link:
http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/locomotives/dbt...



    Reference: http://www.stps.gob.mx/312/312_1121.htm
    Reference: http://www.compusmart.ab.ca/swcsalta/minetext.htm
Marcus Malabad
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