CONTRAPLACADA

14:53 Dec 10, 2009
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Other / METAL TOILET PARTITIONS
Spanish term or phrase: CONTRAPLACADA
MADERA CONTRAPLACADA

PLANCHAS DE ACERO CONTRAPLACADAS
PTRET


Summary of answers provided
5plywood
coolbrowne
4 +1playwood
Rafael Molina Pulgar
4veneered wood/plywood
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
3WOODEN PLATES / STAINLESS STEEL PLATES
SILIFKE63 (X)


  

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WOODEN PLATES / STAINLESS STEEL PLATES


Explanation:
Sheet may be used instead

SILIFKE63 (X)
Turkey
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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
playwood


Explanation:
Plywood is a type of Manufactured Wood made from thin sheets of wood, called plies or wood veneers. The layers are glued together so that adjacent plies have their wood grain at right angles to each other for greater strength. There are usually an odd number of plies, as the symmetry makes the board less prone to warping. [1]

A common reason for using plywood instead of plain wood is its resistance to cracking, shrinkage, twisting/warping, and its general high degree of strength. Also, plywood can be manufactured in sheets far wider than the trees from which it was made. It has replaced many dimensional lumbers on construction applications for these reasons.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plywood

Rafael Molina Pulgar
Mexico
Local time: 01:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.): Tú primero... Saludos. "plywood"...
17 hrs
  -> Gracias y saludos, Marge.
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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
veneered wood/plywood


Explanation:
Saludos


Plywood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - [ Traducir esta página ]Plywood is a type of Manufactured Wood made from thin sheets of wood, called plies or wood veneers. The layers are glued together so that adjacent plies ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plywood - En caché - Similares

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Note added at 27 minutos (2009-12-10 15:21:12 GMT)
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C F ANDERSON TIMBER PRODUCTS Timber-and-Boards Plywood - [ Traducir esta página ]Veneer plywood (the correct term for what is usually called plywood) is defined ... which is a 'wood based panel product consisting of an assembly of plies ...
www.cfanderson.co.uk/module/page.../type_id-33 - En caché - Similares

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 08:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  coolbrowne: Sorry, but this is confusing, because the term "veneered wood" is not standard, regardless of the fact that each ply in plywood may be called veneer.
8 hrs
  -> Gracias por la observación. Saludos
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plywood


Explanation:
Although this had surfaced before, it was but an alternative choice. In fact "plywood" is the precise meaning: thin sheets of wood (veneer, if you like) are glued together with the grain at cross angles (hence contraplacada)

coolbrowne
United States
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