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Spanish translation: resistencia de agua/ electrolítica

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English term or phrase:water resistor
Spanish translation:resistencia de agua/ electrolítica
Entered by: Maria Alonso
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21:46 Dec 18, 2003
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: water resistor
Sólo sé que es un dispositivo de prueba para un aparato, ingeniería eléctrica
Maria Alonso
Mexico
Local time: 18:44
resistencia de agua
Explanation:
http://home.earthlink.net/~jimlux/hv/rwater.htm
"The quest for inexpensive resistors that can handle high voltages and energies leads to what are known as “water resistors”.A water resistor is essentially a tube filled with a salt solution and an electrode at each end. You can control the concentration of the salt to control the resistance, for a given size tube."

Un saludo

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Note added at 30 mins (2003-12-18 22:16:44 GMT)
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O resistencias electróliticas
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Juan R. Migoya
Local time: 01:44
Grading comment
muchas gracias!!!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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resistencia de agua


Explanation:
http://home.earthlink.net/~jimlux/hv/rwater.htm
"The quest for inexpensive resistors that can handle high voltages and energies leads to what are known as “water resistors”.A water resistor is essentially a tube filled with a salt solution and an electrode at each end. You can control the concentration of the salt to control the resistance, for a given size tube."

Un saludo

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Note added at 30 mins (2003-12-18 22:16:44 GMT)
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O resistencias electróliticas


    Reference: http://home.earthlink.net/~jimlux/hv/rwater.htm
Juan R. Migoya
Local time: 01:44
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 3757
Grading comment
muchas gracias!!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hector Aires: Mejor resistencias electrolíticas pues no contienen agua pura sino un electrolito. Sal digamos.
2 hrs
  -> Gracias Hector!
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