GlossPost: Electropedia: The World's Online Electrotechnical Vocabulary (eng,fra > chi,deu,jpn,pol,por,rus,esl,sve)
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Title: Electropedia: The World's Online Electrotechnical Vocabulary

Source language(s): eng,fra

Target language(s): chi,deu,jpn,pol,por,rus,esl,sve

Source: Commission Electrotechnique Internationale



Electropedia (also known as the "IEV Online") is the world's most comprehensive online electrical and electronic terminology database containing more than 20 000 terms and definitions in English and French organized by subject area, with equivalent terms in various other languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish (coverage varies by subject area).

Electropedia is produced by the IEC, the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as “electrotechnology”. Electropedia contains all the terms and definitions in the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary or IEV which is published also as a set of publications in the IEC 60050 series.



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Good but significant omisions Dec 11, 2008

I've used this for some time and it has some useful terms, usually with explanations. However it doesn't have quite a lot of terms that I would expect: in the past few days I have wanted, but not found in it, translations (from German or English) for:
magnetische Energie
circuit breaker
(and others that I didn't record in my "useless Electropedia" list).

Also, you don't need the long URL quoted by Sam; I use this one:


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