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Spanish translation: pila de combustible

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English term or phrase:fuel cell
Spanish translation:pila de combustible
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16:37 Jan 11, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: fuel cell
New energy sources for mobile phones, cars, etc.
agus1
Spain
Local time: 18:02
célula de combustible...
Explanation:
See the following pages and many others under a Google search with words 'fuel cell' + 'célula'

http://www.el-mundo.es/2000/10/07/motor/7N0139.html

Happy translating! Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)
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Maria
Local time: 11:02
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for a difficult one.
I found a good explanation about the problems translating
it into Spanish half-way through...
http://www.el-mundo.es/1998/08/20/motor/20N0073.html

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Summary of answers provided
naPila (o batería) de combustibleLeonardo Lamarche
nacelda de combustibleGerardo Ferrer-Sueta
nacelda de energía...Ivan Sanchez
naAgus, also see the following page in which there is an explanation...
Maria
nacélula de combustible...
Maria


  

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35 mins
célula de combustible...


Explanation:
See the following pages and many others under a Google search with words 'fuel cell' + 'célula'

http://www.el-mundo.es/2000/10/07/motor/7N0139.html

Happy translating! Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)


Maria
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1496
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for a difficult one.
I found a good explanation about the problems translating
it into Spanish half-way through...
http://www.el-mundo.es/1998/08/20/motor/20N0073.html
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40 mins
Agus, also see the following page in which there is an explanation...


Explanation:
http://library.thinkquest.og/C004471/tep/es/general/dictiona...

"fuel cell: célula del combustible es como una batería eficiente, siempre corriente (mientras se provee el combustible). Generalmente, las células del combustible escurr de un hidrógeno, combustible del oxígeno. La reacción dentro de la célula del combustible genera electricidad sin el uso de turbinas, del vapor, y de generadores, y es muy eficiente."




Maria
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11 hrs
celda de energía...


Explanation:
In this case, 'fuel' means 'power', as they refer to some kind of self- contained power, like cells, batteries, etc.
Luck!

Ivan Sanchez
Local time: 12:02
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17 hrs
celda de combustible


Explanation:
En este caso cell se traduce como "celda" ya que es un dispositivo electroquímico que emplea la oxidación de un combustible para generar electricidad. Mucha suerte. GFS.


    Reference: http://www.humboldt.edu/~serc/spanish/fuelcell.html
    Reference: http://www.iie.org.mx/mproquim/fc2000sp.htm
Gerardo Ferrer-Sueta
Local time: 14:02
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21 hrs
Pila (o batería) de combustible


Explanation:
También: Célula energética. Ambas traducciones se encuentran en el Diccionario Politécnico de F.Beigbeder. Espero sea de ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
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