Translation of topside in Spanish:


superestructura, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɒpsʌɪd//ˈtɑpˌsaɪd/


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    superestructura feminine
    • One night after the ‘bacchanal’ ended on the topsides, Sancho sent me up to swab away the mess of another of my comrads' blood.
    • Modifications to the hull included increasing the freeboard amidships and flaring the topsides to widen the beam at the weatherdeck.
    • Although there is active corrosion and some wastage of the structure in the topside ballast tanks this is relatively minor, the fitting of anodes should arrest the corrosion and the wastage noted can be rectified at no great cost.
    • One night, while we were chatting about how Kafele said there was a storm on the horizon (although no one else could feel or tell a thing), one of the Americans came up to the topsides holding a bowie knife at the ready.
    • ‘Flinging about bits of tusk to see what's showing on the topsides requires no concentration,’ I assure you, he replied.
    • Needham has rigged a plywood makeshift helipad over the logs stacked 20m high from the very bowels of the ship to the topside decks.
    • I became very attached to the pup after a few days, until the night that Sancho sent me up to the topsides.
    • They often tell you to tie to cruiseship dock which has big black tires that leave smudge marks on your topsides, so use lots of fenders and try to get to the north part of the dock, sheltered behind the terminal building.
    • Whilst the battle raged on the topsides and the Spanish captain barked orders to his men, I slipped away with Sancho's key to the forecastle hatch, prying a pistol from the fingers of a dead sailor.
    • Latter group of three ships, built in 1964, used 100 tons of welded 5086 plates and extrusions for the topside structure.
    • Griptape is the sandpaper like material on the topside of the deck.
    • Her topside passengers rushed to one side of the ship, and she rolled over and sank in the Chicago River with the loss of 835 lives.
    • This eliminated paddle wheels and allowed machinery to be located well within the ship and below the waterline, making it less vulnerable and freeing topside space for guns.
    • Riley said the structure which has an 850 tonne deck or topsides and a 950 tonne jacket will be able to produce a maximum of one billion cubic feet of natural gas a day.
    • Morton-Jones has altered the topsides ' profile and layout of the design, but says the boats will have the same handling characteristics of the existing boats.
    • Finally, he reached the stairs up to the exit; he walked up them speedily and stepped out of the large gray exit door on to the topside deck of the ship.
    • The first ship is almost done; Kulovaara wanted a more distinctive topside for the sister ships, and the proposal includes a spectacular curved-glass stern.
    • The main difference is that the fish swims under water, so that hydrodynamic considerations apply to the topsides as well as the hull.
    • While I had the deck off of my riding mower, I sandblasted and painted the topside, then applied two coats of fiberglass resin to the underside.
    • Such a person is saying ‘naval architect’, because the person realises that he or she is working with a ship's sides and keels and topsides, but that ships do not have what people would normally see as being walls and a roof.
    • He customized 48-foot sport fishing boat, approximately $1 million: ‘I would get a navy hull, with lots of teak and mahogany on the topsides.’
  • 2British

    (of beef)
    corte de carne correspondiente a la nalga del animal
    • My partner asked for Auntie Maria's Stifado: topside of beef cubes cooked in a casserole with onions, red wine vinegar and tomatoes served with rice and chips.
    • Mister had the beef khara masala at £15, pieces of topside beef marinated in garlic, cloves, yoghurt and spices and cooked slowly over charcoal.
    • The lamb topside was rich and tender, lightly seasoned with sesame seeds and mint, but the marinated chicken wings were disappointing (too much wing, not enough chicken).
    • Whether it is shoulders of lamb or topsides of beef, horse, camel or croc, the piling of leeks and cauliflowers in cheesy sauces and roasted vegetables and green things is grandmaternal in generosity and warmth.
    • Among the English classics will be steak and kidney pudding, lamb chump chops, topside of beef, bangers and mash, and fish, chips and peas.
    • Less expensive cuts such as brisket, silverside or topside have plenty of collagen, a protein present in connective tissues.
    • Twice a week the cook received a whole sheep, a topside of beef, six pounds of sausages, six loaves of bread, and six pounds of separator butter bought from the farmers' wives.
    • Choose lean beef such as topside, silverside or skirt (also known as bavette in Scotland) and ask the butcher to cut the slices as thin as possible.
    • In the week before Christmas Tesco sold 250 tonnes of beef topside - last week they sold 350 tonnes.
    • In other words, from pasture to the table customers are being offered a stamp of quality whether it is for a leg of lamb, side of pork or a joint of topside.
    • Other specials were roast topside, pork or turkey both with stuffing and all priced at £5.10.
    • They put a shot through where a nuke burned away most of the outer armor up topside.
    • For beef, good casserole cuts are shin, brisket, neck, topside, thick flank or shoulder.