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tension nominal

English translation: nominal voltage, rated current, nominal electrical characteristics

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Spanish term or phrase:tension nominal
English translation:nominal voltage, rated current, nominal electrical characteristics
Entered by: charlesink
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06:59 Jul 4, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: tension nominal
appears in list of electrical requirements for refrigerator installation. Also need to know translation for:

caracteristicas electricas nominales, corriente nominal
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 05:13
nominal voltage, rated current, nominal electrical characteristics
Explanation:
Hi,
The previous answer is correct and here are the other two requested.
nominal voltage or even rated voltage
rated current
nominal electrical characteristics
Good luck!
J.
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Jenette Holyoak
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:13
Grading comment
This one was the most complete. thanks
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Summary of answers provided
navoltage, current, characteristics - what's the diff?Carol Shaw
naRATED VOLTAGEFJPN
naNominal voltage
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
nanominal voltageCarol Shaw
na -1nominal voltage, rated current, nominal electrical characteristicsJenette Holyoak
na -1rated voltage, rated electrical characteristics, rated current
Silvia Re


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8 mins
nominal voltage


Explanation:
(I spent 16 years in the electrical power industry. :-))

Carol Shaw
Local time: 04:13
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17 mins peer agreement (net): -1
nominal voltage, rated current, nominal electrical characteristics


Explanation:
Hi,
The previous answer is correct and here are the other two requested.
nominal voltage or even rated voltage
rated current
nominal electrical characteristics
Good luck!
J.


    Technical dictionary, own experience
Jenette Holyoak
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 351
Grading comment
This one was the most complete. thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Carol Shaw: current is NOT synonymous with voltage!
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18 mins
Nominal voltage


Explanation:
Tensión nominal o "nominal voltage" es la tensión en bornes de un elemento de acumulador plenamente cargado mientras suministra la corriente de régimen nominal.

Corriente nominal = Nominal current or current rating (cualquiera de los dos términos son usados).

Suerte!


    Experience and English/Spanish Technical Dictionary of Louis A Robb and Javier L Collazo
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
United Kingdom
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21 mins peer agreement (net): -1
rated voltage, rated electrical characteristics, rated current


Explanation:
Espero haber sido de ayuda



    glosarios tecnicos y experiencia
Silvia Re
Local time: 06:13
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disagree  Carol Shaw: current is not synonymous with voltage!
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44 mins
RATED VOLTAGE


Explanation:
That is the voltage for which the electrical appliance involved was designed to work with. As a rule, most manufacturers slightly underate their products in their nameplates so as to allow for voltage variations normally occurring in power supply lines. Hope this helps. Good luck!

FJPN
Spain
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2 hrs
voltage, current, characteristics - what's the diff?


Explanation:
I've already emailed this directly to the three people most involved, but decided to also add it to the page for anyone else looking.

Voltage refers to the force with which electricity is impulsed. Current refers to the joules per second flowing through. Wattage is the resulting power, after voltage and current meet resistance, impedance and a number of other electrical parameters. It is important that these NOT be mixed up - "rated current" is not the same as nominal voltage, and "electrical characteristics" include voltage, current, wattage and sometimes other parameters.

5 volts will not cause serious harm. 5 amps (current) will leave a person extremely dead.

Carol Shaw
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