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07:43 Nov 5, 2007
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
Italian term or phrase: punto morto di ritenuta
Talking about the adjustment/calibration of a microswitch (train doors):
Checks to be performed:
"Superamento del punto morto di ritenuta"

It's the "di ritenuta" that I'm not sure about.

TIA!
kpi
Local time: 18:04
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Explanation:
"ritenuta" is the noun standing for the action of not allowing an object to go beyond a certain limit. it is used also for printing machines "a rope or strap that keeps the carriage of a hand printing press from moving too far forward" - Mc Grow Hill/Zanichelli dizionario enciclopedico scientifico e tecnico - though the context is not the same, the action can be compared I think. hope I have been useful..


Laura Mariani
Local time: 18:04
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Asker: Thank you, Laura!

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