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against the sense of (here)

English translation: opposite the direction the engine turns during operation

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15:17 Mar 22, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: against the sense of (here)
Turn the crankshaft against the sense of the engine rotation so that you exceed by minimum 10° the
injection advance of 12°+1° as it is specified for the relevant engine type (Fig. 80).
b.Crank the engine in the sense of the engine rotation to adjust the crankshaft to the position cor
responding to the required value of the piston remoteness (use the tool MSU 0276.1 to measure it).

I could not understand the meaning. Does 'against the sense of' ' mean in the opposite direction and 'in the sense of" mean in the same direction?
xxxSanjiv Sadan
Local time: 15:17
English translation:opposite the direction the engine turns during operation
Explanation:
If the engine is to rotate clockwise (seen from your point of reference), then you are to rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise.

and "in the sense of" means in the SAME direction as the motor

My thought from the USA.
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jccantrell
United States
Local time: 02:47
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Thanks a lot
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4 +8opposite the direction the engine turns during operation
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opposite the direction the engine turns during operation


Explanation:
If the engine is to rotate clockwise (seen from your point of reference), then you are to rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise.

and "in the sense of" means in the SAME direction as the motor

My thought from the USA.

jccantrell
United States
Local time: 02:47
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thanks a lot

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexander Demyanov
0 min

agree  Peter Shortall: Looks like a poor translation, possibly from French (in which "sens" would indeed mean direction here)
5 mins

agree  Ledja: yes, it makes sense :)
6 mins

agree  Ken Cox: now for 'piston remoteness' (never heard of an aloof piston before...)
7 mins

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
1 hr

agree  Jack Doughty: or in UK English, anticlockwise.
1 hr

agree  Erich Ekoputra
16 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
5 days
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