Portakabin


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Portakabin

(ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn)
n
(Building) trademark a portable building quickly set up for use as a temporary office, etc
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Portakabin

® [ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn] N (gen) → caseta f prefabricada; (= extension to office etc) → anexo m prefabricado; (= works office etc) → barracón m de obras
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Portakabin®

[ˈpɔːrtəkæbɪn] npetit bâtiment m préfabriqué (transportable par route)
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Portakabin®

nContainer m; (used as accommodation also) → Wohncontainer m; (used as office also) → Bürocontainer m
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Mr Williamson also visited Portakabin in Huntington, York where off site manufacturing is being used to build school buildings.
Disabled Jenny Powell was in her Portakabin home in Mulhuddart, Co Dublin, when four men burst in.
Portakabin became the first corporate organisation to put their stamp on the project, after commissioning a replica of one of their structures.
More than 40 modules in total have been designed, engineered and constructed at the Portakabin manufacturing facility in York over the past months.
As project manager for Portakabin, Shuttleworth was in charge of building a temporary school for almost 1,000 children whose lives had changed forever on 14 June, when a fire engulfed the 24-storey block, killing a presumed 80 people.
NUNEATON Cricket Club's Under 12s team received a much needed donation for new club kit from Portakabin.
There was no suggestion the illegal remedies found in a Portakabin in hughes's yard the following day were associated with the incoming package from Australia.
THE PORTAKABIN GROUP reports it is seeing a significant rise in demand for buildings in the manufacturing sector as more organisations look to expand their facilities using off-site construction.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a commercial garage in the early hours of Wednesday morning after two lorries, three cars, and a Portakabin were deliberately set on fire.
And I was able to run with it and get a settlement of almost [pounds sterling]1,000 for the charity in a row over a phone bill at a Portakabin leased from the council.
The former cafe, which is a portakabin, still had propane gas cylinders on site, and there were concerns they could have exploded.
Russ Clarkson, financial director for Parkgate Sports and Community Trust, the group behind the plan, said: "The financial assistance given by the council is very significant in that it has enabled the Sports Village Project to proceed with the installation of field gates onto the land, plus a security barrier for the car park and upgrades to the project's Portakabin office and community facilities."