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11:35 Aug 24, 2014
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / Wind turbine
English term or phrase: feather
Context:
Rotating a blade about its longitudinal axis until its chord line is parallel to the wind. One method of controlling lift and torque on a wind turbine rotor. By decreasing the area of blade surface exposed to the wind, feathering reduces thrust and stress on the rotor and tower when the rotor is at rest.
Ninni Louhelainen
France
Local time: 01:41
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1kääntää (potkuri) lepotilaan
Jussi Rosti
4lepuuttaa (roottori)prozetka


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
to feather
kääntää (potkuri) lepotilaan


Explanation:
WSOY Englanti-suomi

Jussi Rosti
Finland
Local time: 02:41
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 7

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agree  Juha Valtonen
38 days
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2 days 19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
lepuuttaa (roottori)


Explanation:
käännetään roottorin lapakulmat siten, että tuuli ei pyöritä roottoria


    Reference: http://www.tuulivoimatieto.fi/saatotapa
prozetka
Finland
Local time: 02:41
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
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