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00:08 Oct 21, 2013
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: pull box
I´m translating this text into Spanish and I just can´t get what “pull box” means in the context bellow:

The campaign was launched as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

Pull box
Victims of domestic violence can call 311 to get help.
Sergio Perez Chang
United States
Local time: 01:19

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3Caja de paso/ alarma de caja de paso
Sara Rodríguez



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Caja de paso/ alarma de caja de paso

Creo que se refiere a unas cajas de cables desde donde al parecer también hay alarmas para incendios, etc. Como verás en el enlace de Wikipedia uno de los nombres de la alarma de incendios es precisamente "fire alarm pull box" y es un término que aparece en muchos textos relacionados con alarmas de seguridad. Normalmente se traduce como "caja de paso" o "caja de derivación" o "de conexiones", pero en este caso quizá se puede incluir alguna mención a la relación con la llamada de alarma "caja de telefónica" (he visto que esta se utiliza aunque no tengo total seguridad para este caso) o también creo que serviría "alarma de caja de paso".

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_alarm_call_box
    Reference: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_electrical_pull_box
Sara Rodríguez
Local time: 07:19
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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