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opportuno switch

English translation: appropriate switch

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00:57 Jun 17, 2005
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general)
Italian term or phrase: opportuno switch
Context: "Convertitore a 4 uscite indipendenti, utilizzaile per servire fino a 4 appartamenti indipendenti mediante opportuno switch."

Can anyone tell me what "opportuno" means in terms of using switches, or is this a specific type of switch? Thanks in advance.
John Smith
Canada
Local time: 03:25
English translation:appropriate switch
Explanation:
by means of / with the appropriate switch

is all that this means. Opportuno/opportune is not a specific brand or specific type of switch other than being the appropriate one for the purpose!
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swisstell
Italy
Local time: 09:25
Grading comment
Thanks for confirming that the obvious or literal sometimes is the right answer. ; ) "special switch" is the more common terminology I think.
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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
appropriate switch


Explanation:
by means of / with the appropriate switch

is all that this means. Opportuno/opportune is not a specific brand or specific type of switch other than being the appropriate one for the purpose!

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 09:25
Native speaker of: German
Grading comment
Thanks for confirming that the obvious or literal sometimes is the right answer. ; ) "special switch" is the more common terminology I think.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Simon Charass: "appropriate switch type" for more details
1 hr

agree  Peter Cox
3 hrs

agree  kpi: I think you can also say "special" switch in this context
5 hrs

agree  luskie
8 hrs

agree  esoft
11 hrs

agree  verbis
11 hrs
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