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01:53 Aug 15, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Explanation: The word "cable" is the same in English, i.e., an electrical cable or power line.
The term "prensaestopas" in English is "stuffing-box," i.e., a packed, pressure-tight joint for a cable or rod that moves through an opening. The packing (also known as "stuffing") in the box prevents fluid leakage.
Robb, _Diccionario para Ingenieros ES<>IN_ (28th ed.) _McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms_ (5th ed., 1994)
Heathcliff United States Local time: 21:06 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 843