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English translation: (television) static


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Portuguese term or phrase:chuvisco
English translation:(television) static
Entered by: Christiane Jost
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20:13 Oct 21, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Telecom(munications) / Television
Portuguese term or phrase: chuvisco
Does anyone know the word in English for "Chuvisco", This term is used when during transmission the tv screen gets full of 'scratches' or 'rain', this is usually caused by radio interference or simply bad transmission.
Mike Ganan
Local time: 23:13
(television) static
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Christiane Jost
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4 +5(television) static
Christiane Jost

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(television) static


Christiane Jost
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Asker: Thanks you guys, I suppose static is really the right thing!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro: I think this might be the right term - try google for "television static" and see the image results - looks like the right thing :-)
4 mins
  -> Obrigada, Paula

agree  Claudia Massey: yes see the site http://www.turnoffyourtv.com/commentary/static.html
31 mins
  -> Obrigada, Claudia

agree  Gisele Goldstein: I think this is the one!
3 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Gisele

agree  Lincoln Silveira
7 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Lincoln

agree  suesimons: Or "clutter" as on a radar screen when it's raining.
10 hrs
  -> Obrigada, suesimons
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Oct 24, 2008 - Changes made by Christiane Jost:
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