boil dry

Portuguese translation: secar (ferver até)

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English term or phrase:boil dry
Portuguese translation:secar (ferver até)
Entered by: Lúcia Lopes

01:32 Oct 31, 2004
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: boil dry
Manual de veículos:
Overcharging the batteries will cause the battery to BOIL DRY.
ROTMAN
Brazil
Local time: 06:24
ferver até secar
Explanation:
"O regulador deste tipo pode dar o defeito de liberar “carga” excessiva, fazendo a bateria “ferver” (com conseqüente perda de liquido) e causando danos ao componente (o problema pode afetar também as baterias seladas)."
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Lúcia Lopes
Brazil
Local time: 06:24
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5 +7ferver até secar
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ferver até secar


Explanation:
"O regulador deste tipo pode dar o defeito de liberar “carga” excessiva, fazendo a bateria “ferver” (com conseqüente perda de liquido) e causando danos ao componente (o problema pode afetar também as baterias seladas)."


    Reference: http://www.google.com.br/search?q=cache:XZDasnMkeK4J:www.sel...
Lúcia Lopes
Brazil
Local time: 06:24
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4

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