thumbwheel

Portuguese translation: selector rotativo

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English term or phrase:thumbwheel
Portuguese translation:selector rotativo
Entered by: Lumen (X)

02:46 Dec 12, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: thumbwheel
It is a control for various devices consisting of a partially exposed wheel that can be turned by moving the exposed edge with a finger. You know, like the volume control in a walkman. So, what is the word for this in Portuguese???????
Lumen (X)
Brazil
Local time: 14:57
selector rotativo
Explanation:
selector rotativo

Eurodicautom.

Hope it helps!
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LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 19:57
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Summary of answers provided
naBotão de controle rotativo
Silvio Picinini
naRegulador/Botão de regulação
celeah (X)
naSeletor, botão
Wanda de Melo
nabotão rotativo
Carlos Mello
naselector rotativo
LinguaVox


  

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1 hr
selector rotativo


Explanation:
selector rotativo

Eurodicautom.

Hope it helps!


    Reference: http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/
LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 19:57
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 6
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Nuno Miranda
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1 hr
botão rotativo


Explanation:
típico de controle de volume/dial


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Carlos Mello
Local time: 14:57
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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2 hrs
Seletor, botão


Explanation:
It is about a manual wheel. So, if it changes channels it is seletor,
if it changes volume it is called botão.

Brazilian portuguese: botão.

Wanda de Melo
United States
Local time: 13:57
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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3 hrs
Regulador/Botão de regulação


Explanation:
Quando se quer procurar uma estação de rádio ou regular o som , utiliza-se este botão de regulação ou regulador.
Celeah

celeah (X)
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13 hrs
Botão de controle rotativo


Explanation:
Se o controle for uma parte muito importante, sensível ou grande pode ser que "disco de controle" fique bom, já está implícito o rotativo em disco.

Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 10:57
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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