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11:41 Mar 28, 2004
Russian to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation / Marketing brochure for private energy supply company
Russian term or phrase:электрокамин
Украинско-Британское СП "X" (котлы газовые и на жидком топливе, насосы, термостаты, программаторы, ***электрокамины***)
Is this really just a domestic "electric fire"? Can it be something more complicated like "hearth" or "furnace" or some such? It seems a bit low-tech for a piece on modern теплоснабжение и орудование.
I think Kirill's second suggestion is right in this context. I've gone for the neutral "electic heaters". Jack's eloquent answer would be the more normal meaning, but I don't think it fits here. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: There are electric fires with bar heating elements and others in the form of hot air blowers, but some are made to fit into a fireplace and to produce the appearance of flames flickering among coal or logs, so that it looks like a real fire. I think this may be what is meant.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR MODELS
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... 15. This is an imitation log and flame effect electric fire and must not be
used as a real fire. Save these instructions. Assembling your stove. ... www.burley.co.uk/downloads/operatingInstructions/ INS0128.pdf
Jack Doughty United Kingdom Local time: 17:15 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 156