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short to ground, short to positive, short to another wire

German translation: Kurzschluss gegen Masse

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English term or phrase:short to ground, short to positive, short to another wire
German translation:Kurzschluss gegen Masse
Entered by: Niecmar
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22:48 Dec 18, 2005
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Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Ausbildungsprogramm
English term or phrase: short to ground, short to positive, short to another wire
Es geht um die Definition des Begriffs 'Kurzschluss":
short circuit = fault in circuit (short to ground, short to positive, short to another wire). Ich verstehe nicht, wie hier das "to" benutzt wird.
Danke
Niecmar
Local time: 14:54
Masseschluss, Plusschluss, Leitungsschluss
Explanation:
Kudoz answered some, the second link gives a good definition.

The full verbiage in English would read something like:

a short-circuit to ground meaning that the wire carrying the signal or power is now touching the wire connected to ground.
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jccantrell
United States
Local time: 05:54
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Summary of answers provided
4Masseschluss, Plusschluss, Leitungsschluss
jccantrell
4Kurzschluss gegen Masse
Klaus Herrmann
3Kurzschluss Erdung, Kurzschluss am Plus, KS an einem anderen Leiter (Draht)
wolfheart


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Kurzschluss Erdung, Kurzschluss am Plus, KS an einem anderen Leiter (Draht)


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wolfheart
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Kurzschluss gegen Masse


Explanation:
Bereits hier erörtert: http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1061226 to ist hier „gegen“, nicht 'an'. 'An' kann so interpretiert werden, dass der Kurzschluss z. B. an der Tankgeber-Signalleitung (gegen Masse) aufgetreten ist. Erdung gibt's/gab's am Auto übrigens nur mit diesen läppische Gummilappen oder Drahtgeflechten, die vom Boden auf die Straße baumelten, um angeblich den Radioempfang zu verbessern.

Klaus Herrmann
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Masseschluss, Plusschluss, Leitungsschluss


Explanation:
Kudoz answered some, the second link gives a good definition.

The full verbiage in English would read something like:

a short-circuit to ground meaning that the wire carrying the signal or power is now touching the wire connected to ground.


    Reference: http://www.proz.com/kudoz/612130?float=1
    Reference: http://www.demagcranes-lernwelt.de/data/infothek/DEMAG/Elekt...
jccantrell
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