Masseimpuls

English translation: neutral to ground impulse

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

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.
Ingrid Weber (X)
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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Summary of answers provided
namass
Alexander Schleber
naEath impulse, ground impulse
Parrot
naNeutral to Ground Impulse
Dierk Seeburg
namass pulse
Madeleine van Zanten
namass impulse
Alexander Schleber


  

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6 hrs
mass impulse


Explanation:
Masse = mass
Impuls = impulse

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 23:18
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2389

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7 hrs
mass pulse


Explanation:
Used in electricity

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
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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 Seeburg
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10 hrs
Eath impulse, ground impulse


Explanation:
Acceptation proposed in Langenscheidts

Parrot
Spain
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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.


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
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