zonnestuw

English translation: solar-powered (automated) wier (controller)

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Dutch term or phrase:zonnestuw
English translation:solar-powered (automated) wier (controller)
Entered by: Ken Cox

19:52 Apr 2, 2005
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Law (general) / Declaration of Conformity, Annex II.A, Machinery Directive
Dutch term or phrase: zonnestuw
"Wij, [Bedrijf],
verklaren geheel onder eigen erantwoordelijkheid dat het product
een elektrisch besturing met nr. XXXX t.b.v. zonnestuw in [land]
waarop deze verklaring betrekking heeft, in overeenstemming is met de norm(en) of ander(e) normatie(f)(ve) document(en)"

Googling has produced 'solar weir', but few hits. Can anyone provide additional confirmation of this term or a more accurate one? TIA. Cheers, Rob
Robert Kleemaier
Canada
Local time: 02:08
solar-powered (automated) wier (controller)
Explanation:
Take your pick of the various combinations. 'zonnestuw' appears to be a coinage (and the name of a business consortium, judging from one of the google hits).

To find out all about it, have a look at this document (which you surely found already; there aren't that many hits for 'zonnestuw'):

PDF] Final Report
Bestandsformaat: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - HTML versie
... “Zonnestuw: volledig draadloos het waterpeil beheren” (Solar weir: wireless.
control of the water level) in PT Actueel, September 1997. ...
www.ecofys.nl/nl/publicaties/documents/E2571.pdf

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Note added at 2 hrs 35 mins (2005-04-02 22:28:21 GMT)
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Sorry, that should be \'weir\'.
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Ken Cox
Local time: 11:08
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Great. Thanks, Kenneth.
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solar-powered (automated) wier (controller)


Explanation:
Take your pick of the various combinations. 'zonnestuw' appears to be a coinage (and the name of a business consortium, judging from one of the google hits).

To find out all about it, have a look at this document (which you surely found already; there aren't that many hits for 'zonnestuw'):

PDF] Final Report
Bestandsformaat: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - HTML versie
... “Zonnestuw: volledig draadloos het waterpeil beheren” (Solar weir: wireless.
control of the water level) in PT Actueel, September 1997. ...
www.ecofys.nl/nl/publicaties/documents/E2571.pdf

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Note added at 2 hrs 35 mins (2005-04-02 22:28:21 GMT)
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Sorry, that should be \'weir\'.

Ken Cox
Local time: 11:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 33
Grading comment
Great. Thanks, Kenneth.
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