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plugs in a weather position

English translation: connectors exposed to weather

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06:48 Aug 11, 2006
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Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng / marine electrical
English term or phrase: plugs in a weather position
Electrical summation:

If the plugs are in a weather position they must be able to be locked into position [as per Hubble Clipsal type].

In a marine glossary I’ve found something like this:
Weather – Upwind Opposite of lee. The weather side of a ship is that which is facing into the wind.

But there is nothing about a plug. Can you explain, what it can mean?
DarekS
Local time: 09:09
English translation:connectors exposed to weather
Explanation:
see ref.
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Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 09:09
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3 +3connectors exposed to weatherHarry Borsje


  

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connectors exposed to weather


Explanation:
see ref.


    Reference: http://66.249.93.104/search?q=cache:GtHkLGlHjd8J:www.mii.com...
Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 09:09
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marcella Lang: a plug is connected into a socket. Generically these are connectors. Whether in a marine environment or not, anything (particularlu electrical connections) that is exposed to the weather need to be protected.
2 hrs

agree  Dave Calderhead
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agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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