especially on down grades

Portuguese translation: especialmente em declives, descidas

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English term or phrase:especially on down grades
Portuguese translation:especialmente em declives, descidas
Entered by: Alexandre Reis

11:15 Oct 29, 2017
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
English term or phrase: especially on down grades
Multiple units are more energy efficient than locomotive-hauled trains and more nimble, especially on down grades, as much more of the train's weight (sometimes all of it) is placed on driven wheels, rather than suffering the dead weight of unpowered coaches.

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Alexandre Reis
Brazil
Local time: 17:43
especialmente em declives, descidas
Explanation:
Diria assim em PT(pt)...

IATE

Domain Land transport, TRANSPORT, Communications, Building and public works
Domain note roads:design and geometry:longitudinal section
en
Definition
a gradient falling in the direction of travel
Definition Ref.
TDRT-25

Term downgrade
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
TDRT-25
Date
19/05/2014

pt
Definition
rampa em que se desce no sentido da marcha
Definition Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado

Term declive
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado
Date
19/05/2014

Term descida
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado
Date
19/05/2014
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 21:43
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especialmente em declives, descidas


Explanation:
Diria assim em PT(pt)...

IATE

Domain Land transport, TRANSPORT, Communications, Building and public works
Domain note roads:design and geometry:longitudinal section
en
Definition
a gradient falling in the direction of travel
Definition Ref.
TDRT-25

Term downgrade
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
TDRT-25
Date
19/05/2014

pt
Definition
rampa em que se desce no sentido da marcha
Definition Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado

Term declive
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado
Date
19/05/2014

Term descida
Reliability
2 (Minimum reliability)
Term Ref.
Especificação LNEC E 283-1973-Terminologia Rodoviária-Traçado
Date
19/05/2014

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 21:43
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 136

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Oliveira Simões
1 hr
  -> Obrigada, Oliveira Simões!

agree  Mauro Lando: certinho Teresa
3 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Mauro!

agree  Matheus Chaud: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/downgrade
14 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Matheus!

agree  Paulo Gasques
15 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Paulo!

agree  Walter Moura
23 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Walter!
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