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viga

  
      sf   (=madera)   balk, timber, lumber   (EEUU)  ,   (Arquit)  
[+de madera]  
beam, rafter  
[+de metal]  
girder  
MODISMOS estar contando las vigas      to be gazing vacantly at the ceiling  
  viga maestra   main beam  
  viga transversal   crossbeam
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
viga maestra exp.
main beam

Entry related to:maestro

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to be gazing vacantly at the ceiling
(MODISMOS)
exp.
these beams can take any weight
exp.
the beams bear {o} carry the weight of the ceiling
exp.
the girders act as the building's main support
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'viga' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
viga ; travesaño
adv. adj.
1) dijo la sartén al cazo: quítate allá, que me tiznas, 2) ver la paja en el ojo ajeno y no ver la viga en el propio
exp.
esto pone mucha presión sobre la viga
exp.
me di con la cabeza en esa viga
exp.
dio con la cabeza contra {or} en la viga
exp.
dio con la cabeza contra {or} en la viga
"viga": examples and translations in context
La melena acolchonó el golpe de la viga de metal. This mane cushioned the blow of that metal beam.
Una viga me pasó muy cerca. A beam fell next to me.
Es pintura roja de una viga. That's red paint off a girder.
Las columnas soportan en medio una pesada viga bajo el techo. The columns support a heavy middle girder under the ceiling.
- Michael, estoy reforzando una viga. I'm willing to bid on you. I'll give you the money.
Corté una viga... de modo que Karl se cayera al apoyarse contra ella. I cut a beam through... so that Karl would fall when he leant against it.
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