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Charola con compartimiento multiuso

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13:24 Aug 28, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Charola con compartimiento multiuso
This is for a passenger van. What is the charola? Tray is the only word I can find, but that doesn't make sense to me. You could have a tray, but a tray with a compartment?
Brent Turnipseed
English translation:see explanation
Explanation:
I would imagine that it is the tray that is often found between the driver's and front passenger's seat. Sometimes it is just a compartment with a lid in which you can put many things, but I have also seen a compartment with a tray top that has grooves or slots for drinks, coins, etc. I think this is what your document refers to.

I suggest 'a multi-purpose compartment with tray top'
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lcmolinari
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Local time: 16:27
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Thank you and thank you all--all of the comments helped.
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Summary of answers provided
naconsoleWilliam Meyer
nashelf
Davorka Grgic
nasee explanation
lcmolinari
naTRAYFL?zaro


  

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13 mins
TRAY


Explanation:
Term used in Bolivia, Mexico and Peru.

FL?zaro
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25 mins
see explanation


Explanation:
I would imagine that it is the tray that is often found between the driver's and front passenger's seat. Sometimes it is just a compartment with a lid in which you can put many things, but I have also seen a compartment with a tray top that has grooves or slots for drinks, coins, etc. I think this is what your document refers to.

I suggest 'a multi-purpose compartment with tray top'


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lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 16:27
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Thank you and thank you all--all of the comments helped.
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27 mins
shelf


Explanation:
...is also one of the meanings. So, "shelf with compartment" would be what you´re looking for.


HTH

Davorka Grgic
Local time: 22:27
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
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51 mins
console


Explanation:
This may seem quite a stretch, but the fllor board console between the front seats usually has several smaller compartments. There is often a cup holder/tray combination of some sort as well. What country is the document from?

William Meyer
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