ballast

08:49 May 26, 2017
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture
English term or phrase: ballast
The Entrance Court is paved in granite ballast block
Julia Santos
France
Local time: 21:09


Summary of answers provided
4 +2balastro / cascalho
Leonor Machado
4 +2lastro
Nick Taylor
4granilite
shmc


Discussion entries: 4





  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
balastro / cascalho


Explanation:
http://www.dicionarioinformal.com.br/balastro/

Leonor Machado
Local time: 20:09
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 42

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Margarida Ataide
50 mins
  -> Obrigada.

agree  Humberto Ribas
1 hr
  -> Obg Humberto
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
lastro


Explanation:
lastro

Nick Taylor
Local time: 20:09
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Teresa Freixinho
3 hrs
  -> Thanks teresa

agree  Mario Freitas:
5 hrs
  -> Thanks Mário
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
granilite


Explanation:
Talvez o piso em questão seja revestido com placas de granilite (revestimento composto por fragmentos de mineirais).

Example sentence(s):
  • http://www.dicadaarquiteta.com.br/2015/11/o-que-e-granilite.html
  • http://casa.abril.com.br/materiais-construcao/os-segredos-para-um-granilite-duradouro/
shmc
Brazil
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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