einen Hupton quittieren

English translation: acknowledge a horn/an alarm

German term or phrase:einen Hupton quittieren
English translation:acknowledge a horn/an alarm
Entered by: David Williams

07:26 Sep 8, 2009
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Hardware / Simatic/PCS 7
German term or phrase: einen Hupton quittieren

Quittiergruppe: Gruppe die gleichzeitig einen Hupenton [sic] quittiert.

I'm rather baffled by precisely what is meant by this. "A group that simultaneously acknowledges a hooter", doesn't seem to make much sense.
David Williams
Local time: 06:51
acknowledge a horn (alarm)
This seems to be one way of putting it (and Siemens uses it as well).
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Bernd Runge
Local time: 06:51
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Many thanks!
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3 +5acknowledge a horn (alarm)
Bernd Runge

Discussion entries: 7



15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
acknowledge a horn (alarm)

This seems to be one way of putting it (and Siemens uses it as well).

Bernd Runge
Local time: 06:51
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Many thanks!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks. I don't really understand how a group can acknowledge a horn, but never mind...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Blaess: Acknowledge the horn. https://a248.e.akamai.net/cache.automation.siemens.com/dnl/T...
38 mins
  -> Danke.

agree  DC Josephs
55 mins
  -> Thanks.

agree  Veronika Neuhold: w/ acknowledge
1 hr
  -> Danke, Veronika.

agree  Rolf Keiser
2 hrs
  -> Danke.

agree  sylvie malich (X): alarm
3 hrs
  -> Danke, aber ein Alarm kann Audio, Video, Vibration sein ...
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