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German translation: against ground

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English term or phrase:gegen Schutzerde
German translation:against ground
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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09:50 Aug 19, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: gegen
Electrical engineering - testing:
e.g. Alternativ kann die Messung mit einer Sonde GEGEN PE-Schutzerde erfolgen.
michael grunwald
against
Explanation:
against ground is perfectly normal and usual technical English. "Ground" here usually refers to a point at which a device is connected to a grounded conductor, so thar "reference to" is really not quite right.
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:24
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na +2against
Alexander Schleber
nain reference to/reference probe
Ursula Peter-Czichi


  

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21 mins
in reference to/reference probe


Explanation:
...test using a reference probe vs. protective earth....
You may consider using the term 'reference probe' instead of a word-by-word translation.



Ursula Peter-Czichi
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32 mins peer agreement (net): +2
against


Explanation:
against ground is perfectly normal and usual technical English. "Ground" here usually refers to a point at which a device is connected to a grounded conductor, so thar "reference to" is really not quite right.


    electrical experience
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
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agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov
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agree  Sonja Cooper
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