# Masseimpuls

## English translation: neutral to ground impulse

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 German term or phrase: Masseimpuls English translation: neutral to ground impulse Entered by:

 18:23 Feb 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 German term or phrase: Masseimpuls I do not know how to translate this word into English. This word was used in the following sentences: Nach einem kurzen Masseimpuls am Eingang, werden 5 Gaslaternen vorbildgerecht eingeschaltet. Durch einen kurzen Masseimpuls lassen sich die Laternen wieder ausschalten.
 Neutral to Ground Impulse Explanation:Unless I'm totally off this has nothing to do with mass as in weight since the context is electricity. Sometimes, variations of these impulses occur in electrical applications and necessitate line conditioners. In this case it is a switch to turn off and on gas lamps based on a voltage difference during a neutral to ground impulse. My translation would read something like "After a brief neutral to ground impulse at the input, 5 gas lamps are turned on accordingly. Using another brief neutral to ground impulse the lamps can be switched off again." Cheerio, Dierk
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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 15:18
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namass
 Alexander Schleber
naEath impulse, ground impulse
 Parrot
naNeutral to Ground Impulse
 Dierk Seeburg
namass pulse
namass impulse
 Alexander Schleber

6 hrs
mass impulse

Explanation:
Masse = mass
Impuls = impulse

 Alexander SchleberBelgiumLocal time: 23:18Native speaker of: German, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 2389

7 hrs
mass pulse

Explanation:
Used in electricity

 Madeleine van ZantenSwitzerlandLocal time: 23:18Native speaker of: FrenchPRO pts in pair: 61

7 hrs
Neutral to Ground Impulse

Explanation:
Unless I'm totally off this has nothing to do with mass as in weight since the context is electricity.
Sometimes, variations of these impulses occur in electrical applications and necessitate line conditioners. In this case it is a switch to turn off and on gas lamps based on a voltage difference during a neutral to ground impulse. My translation would read something like "After a brief neutral to ground impulse at the input, 5 gas lamps are turned on accordingly. Using another brief neutral to ground impulse the lamps can be switched off again."

Cheerio,
Dierk

Reference: http://www.flw.com/acr/8.htm
Reference: http://www.macro-elect.com/sections/prodinfo/surge/sheets/s5...
 Dierk SeeburgLocal time: 15:18Native speaker of: GermanPRO pts in pair: 404
 Thank you.

10 hrs
Eath impulse, ground impulse

Explanation:
Acceptation proposed in Langenscheidts

 ParrotSpainLocal time: 23:18Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 315

11 hrs
mass

Explanation:
"mass" is an electrical term and refers to the ground mass. It is a synonym for "ground". In an electrical context everyone will usually understand this. The answer selected is more explanatory, and mine shorter and nonetheless correct.

Routledge, German Tecnical Dictionary
 Alexander SchleberBelgiumLocal time: 23:18Native speaker of: German, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 2389

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