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English Electronics / Elect Eng Translation Glossary

English term English translation
"more than meets the eye" a lot more than is immediately visible
1 PH (electricity) Single Phase
adjust together The adjustments will take place at the same time
alternator TB alternator terminal block
Entered by: Isodynamia
blinking or flashing? flashing (preferred in most uses)
bolted through fault fault from bolting the transformer output terminals together
bosseyed single sided
Entered by: H&G Ozcan
C/O relay, N/O relay, N/C relay Change-over, Normally open, Normally closed
call for require
can start can-type starting capacitor
Entered by: Franco Mori
center positive center pin has positive polarity
clean signal [electronics, telecoms,...] (a signal that is free from noise, or that is otherwise distinct, clear-cut, clearly-defined, etc.) [antonym: noisy or dirty]
Entered by: Tony M
clip | clamp clip = spring action connection, no tools required | clamp = screw-type device, requires tools
combination starter a single enclosure containing the motor starter and the fuses or circuit breaker
Comparator for one 0-6V AO a single 6V fed op-amp (oa) used as comparator
conducted RF / radiated RF émissions RF par conduction / rayonnement
Entered by: Dominique Durand
connectivity pattern, scheme, setup or something else? connection scheme, wiring diagram
Entered by: sarahca
console baffle instrument panel which diffuses heat
contact switch contact / microswitch
Entered by: Tony M
contact for/to micro-current microcurrent contact (suitable for use with microcurrents)
CSA Digital subtraction angiography (DSA)..Compressed Spectral Array (CSA)..Electromyelogram (EMG)
Entered by: airmailrpl
current capability current capacity/resilience to current
dangerous voltage 'HAZARDOUS LIVE conductors' is fine as is
Entered by: airmailrpl
delta high leg high leg delta (also known as wild-leg or red-leg delta) is a type of electrical service connection
Entered by: Taña Dalglish
disconnects switches used to disconnect electrical power from the machine, or the line
EA each
Entered by: Matheus Chaud
earthed to the supply earth wire in power cable plug must connect with the earth of the power supply socket
earthing vs. grounding British/American
Entered by: NancyLynn
ED and EG ED => external duct..EG => external grill
Entered by: airmailrpl
eight circuits connected 1/4 inch flat blade terminals 686 plug and receptacle connected eight circuits by means of 1/4 inch flat blade terminals insulated by a Molex housing
Entered by: airmailrpl
electrical loads electrical components or portions of circuits
EOL End Of Line
Entered by: Tony M
far-field far field/ far zone/
Fl Sw fluorescent, switched...
Entered by: Tony M
floating setpoint variable setpoint
Entered by: Gayle Wallimann
Flows design flow = design process path
grounded grounding or earthing of the shielding on the cable
Entered by: airmailrpl
H/W Hardware
Entered by: Matheus Chaud
Handheld Down Range Chemical and Explosives Identification Device a handheld (small) device capable of identifying chemicals and explosives in the combat zone
headset is jammed blocked/bad connection
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